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Extraeerdlnary Price Reduotlons Prevail In This seotlen. 1,000 Pairs Calf and Kip Boots, Value $3.40, 43.o0 and as Hluh as $5.00, at $1.50 A PAIR * r $3.00 a Pair NOW DO YOU LIK[ IT? WE'VE GOT 'EM Going for Keeps on Women's Three. Dollar Boots. A new arrival today, which, if possible, is the most attractive yet. It is a three-fourths foxed, lace, welt-made, over neat medium, straight last, of selected vitalic kid; patent tip, with medium weight sole; edges extended, and the very newest heel shape. --PPRICE $3.00 PRICE The Red Boot Shoe Company BUTT E Mall Orders Promptly illed Day Received . .. . . . . ' " . . .T . . . .. . . . .. . . SERIOUS STRIKE IN LEWISTOWN SHOPS DEPUTIES HAVE BEEN HIRED TO .,EEP AN EYE ON' MEN AS TROUBLE IS FEARED. Dan McDonald, president of the American Labor Union, has received word from Lewis. town that the strike situation there is fast approaching a crisis. Thile Fergus County Trades and Labor Coun. cil is fighting Contractor T. J. Tubbs, whom they say is unfair to organized labor. The unions have succeeded in tying up the build. ing operations of Tubbs for a long time. The trouble arose over the stand taken by Tubbs in not recognizing the unions and ent* plnying men who are not members of any labor organizsation. In a recent letter to President McDonald a prominent member of the Fergus County Trades and Labor Council says that 35 depu. ties have been sworn in and are now closely watching the movements of the strikers. Bank Notes in Circulation. BY ASSOCIATED I'REas. Washington, Oct. 2.-The monthly cir culation of the comptroller of the cur rency shows that at the close of business September 30, 19o3, the amount of na tional bank notes in circulation was $420o, 426,533, an increase for the month of $ i,838.56o. Children's Week Half Price For GLASSES Many people are willing to sacrifice themselves and their children to the prejudice of "what people say." This foolish prejudice against the use of glasses by children with defective eyes often results in the greatest suffering sometimes permanent disability of one who might otherwise become a power in the world. CROSS EYES Permanently straightened without the use of the knife. Don't neglect your children, but take them to MRS. DR. FRANK -- and - DR. E. C. KUHILO'S OPTICAL PARLORS and EYE INSTITUTE 48 W. Park St. Shodair Block IN THE CAME OF WAR ADVANCE GUARD MANEUVERS AT CAMP YOUNG--MILITIA AC QUITS ITSELF WELL. BY ASSOCIATED PRESB. Camp Young, West Point, Ky., Oct. 2. More than S,ooo enlisted men took the field today for the first of the series for combined maneuvers of both regulars and militia. The work consisted of six detached ma neuvers for advance guard. The consen sus of opinion among the military expert present is that a series of maneuvers by several bodies of troops results in better training for the line officers than one large movement, as the lesser officers are thus given an opportunity to take a portion of the responsibility. The maneuvers developed some interest ing situations and the state guards taking part acquitted themselves on the whole most creditably. TO REBUILD BURNED PALACE Riksdag Would Give Christiansbourg House to the Aged King. BY ASSOCIATED PRESS. Copenhagen, Oct. a.-The ministry in tends to propose to the Riksdag to rebuild the great palace at Christiansbourg, which was burned a6 years ago, as a gift to the aged king. A portion of the palace will be used by parliament and the remainder will be a royal residence. Fictitious Mines. DY ASSOCIATED PRESS. Paris, Oct. a,-The police have arrested N. A. Hutajinski, formerly a member of the Russian mission to Abyssinia, on the charge of having formed a society to ex ploit mines which he asserted he discov ered in Abyssinia, but which it is claimed do not exist. Chicago Firm Bankrupt. DY ASSOCIATED PRESS. Chicago, Oct. a.-The property of the Maxwell Leather company of Chicago was placed in the hands of Henry L. Wilson, as receiver in bankruptcy. The liabilities are estimated at between $75,ooo and $moo,ooo and the assets at $25,ooo. Charles Lewis Dead. DY ASSOCIATED I'lRFES. Iowa City, Oct. 2,-Charles Lewis of Sheri. .dan, Wyo., a member of the legislature of that state, died here today after a brief illness. Before going to Wyoming he was twice mayor of Iowa City. She Is Full of Wheat, BY ASSOCIATED P'EbS. Portland, Ore., Oct. a.-The bark Emile Galline cleared yesterday for Ipswich with 8a,482 bushels of wheat. Such best-Schilling's Best -as the poor would be richer for using. Your grocer's; moneyback. MONTHLY REPORTS FROM THE POLICE TOTAL OF 110 ARRESTS WERE MADE, BUT POLICE COURT FINES FELL OFF. GAMBLING REVENUE GREATER Revenue From the 81ot Machines Has Also Incressed-Itemized Accounts: of Various Departments. The following is a record of the busi ness transacted in the police court during the month of September: Total number of arrests, toc; males, 99: females, is. Drunk, 48; disturbance, 31; assault, 4; vagrancy, to; miscellaneous, 7,. Distribution of Cases-Committed to city jail, 54; committed to county jaillti: eases dismissed, ia; cases pending¶ 7; paid fines, a8. Money Collected-Fines collected in po lice court, $3So; gambling bonds forfeited. $S,aSo; slot machine bonds forfeited. $792; Bonds of inmates forfeited, $3S7: total fines collected and bonds forfeited. $2,739. Comparisons show that the revenue for gambling privileges has increased about .; per cent over last month. Police court fines dropped off about one-third, and fines of inmates dropped about 3 per cent. Re-. enue of slot machines increased about 8 per cent. TO BETTER THE RACE FRIENDS OF THE COLORED MAN GATHERED IN CONVENTION IN CITY OF CHURCHES. BY ASSOCIATED PRESS. New York, Oct a.-About too rre gates are attending a convention In Brooklys, having for its object the forma tion of a national association to improve the conditions of the colorc people. Jean K. Babbitt, in addressing the con vention, deplored sectionalism, urged race harmony and pointed out the great dangers in the present situation of drag ging the race question into politics. The object of the delegates is to or ganize a co-operative society and to es tablish such commercial and industrial en terprise as life insurance and anything for the benefit of the race. CHINESE COMMERCIAL HAS WON ITS BATTtE BY ASSOCIATED PRlESS. San Francisco, Oct. 2.-The China Corn mercial Steamship company, operatino steamers to this port, has won out in its fight for the right to land Chinese coolic laborers in Mexico, and is now in a posi tion to enter the freight rate war with the Pacific Mail company and ;its allies on an, equal footing. The news of the intention of the government to permit Chinese t land on its soil has just been received I) steamship officials in this city. JAILING OUTRAGES OF CHINESE AT TONOPAH BY ASSOCIATrD PRESS, Washington, Oct. a.-The Chinese min ister is in receipt of Information from his representative at Tonopah, Nev., where, recentl) an attack was made on the Chi nese residents that the local authorities have arrested and put in jail persons said to have been implicated in the asaaultsuA list of the damage suffered 4ty the Chinde, is being made up and when completed wIll form the basis of a claim against the United States. NANCE O'NEILL'S FATHER George F. Lamson Is Dead at San Fran cisco, Aged 74. BY ASSOCIATED PRESS, San Francisco, Oct. a.--Gcorge F. Lam son, for many years an auctioneer of the city, died yesterday, aged 74 years. lie camte to California in 1849. Nance O'Neill, the actress, is his daughter. Another daughter, l.illian, was sum moned from L.os Angeles, Ibut arrived an hour after his death. His widow db survives him. MacVeagh to Return. BY ASSOCIATED PRESS. The Hague, Oct. a.-Wayne MacVeagh will return to the United States next week. United States Minister Bowen will replace him as the agent of Venezuela and Judge Penfield will represent America. SMITH MAY BE GOING TO BUILD A RAILROAD SI',ECIAI. TO 'TH. INT ER MOUNTAIN, Billings, Oct. 2,-Col. Elijah Smith Is in the hear Creek country inspecting the Bear Creek coal properties. lie is accompanied by 0. F. Goddard of BIillings. It is believed Mr. Smith's visit is in connection with the build. ing of a railroad to that section, and in the interest of Eastern capitalists. ALLEN AND WILLIS ARRESTED Are Charged With Stealing Goods Front the Great Northern. ,m SPECIAL. TO THE INTER MOUNTAIN, Havre, Oct. a.-Tom Allen and Walter Willis have been arrested in this city charged with stealing goods from the Great Northern Mail road company. It is alleged that Willis isrht escaped colnvict from the Ohio state penitn. tiary. It is claimed that both men belong to an organized band of thieves which have been giving much trouble to the railroad comtlany, GREAT FALLS AT THE FAiR Special Train Will Carry Visitors to ExI position at Helena. SPEIA.l, ', T THE: INTERc MOUNTAIN. Great Falls, Oct. a.-It has been practically arranged that a special train will convey the people of Great Falls to the state fair at aFl ena. A cheai rate has been arranged for ail the train will leave here at 7 o'cleck in the morning next Wednesday. A large crowd is expected from Great Falls,. AFTER SOLDIER-SECRETARIES Missoula, Oct. a--John Butler is in the toils of the police on a charge of consorting with white women of the bad lands. He was fined $yo, and in default of payment was committed. The officers are on the trail of several more soldier-secretaries. TOUCHED AT OGDEN FOR SUM OF $50 ,I44 W. J. SMITH FELL AN EASY VICTIM TO GAME WORKED SUCCESS FULLY IN THE ARK. OLD STORY OF BAD CHECK Smith Took It From Stranger Who Was Short and Could Not Wait to Cash It in Butte. W. J. Smith of Ogden, Utah, fell a vic tint to anll easy money game of a professor of the graft business yesterday at the railway depot in Ogden. Smithl was about to hoard the train for Butte, when a stranger, who had been conversing with him for some time asked him to advance hint $So. as he was just a little short. lie offered Smith a check on W. A. Clark ltro.'s bank of Butte, made out to the order of John M. Morgan and signed hy Charles A. Manotn for $7'o. This the ttnsttspecting Smtith took, and as the stranger boarded the train with himtt everything looked good. Ilis tnew friend did not tarry long on the train, however, excusing himself for h:lvitng forgotten something. Eiven then Smith was contented and happy and only woke tiup when he presented the check for payment this morning. It was worked in Noah's time, but proved a charm in Smitlh's case. lih' made a hurried exit to police headtluar tirs. where he unfolded his tale of woe to the chief. Detectives Murphy anid ituch anan arc working on tile case. The Northern P'astthe rala.'y now offers a reward of two thousand five hundred dollars ($a,soo.oo) in place of one thoutatnd dollars ($t,oce.oo) for Information leading tip to tihe arrest and conviction of parties fipllicated in the work of dynamiting bridgel at Livingston. IE. G. PtItRSON. A. U. S. .BRITISH LIEUTENANT DROWNED IN PACIFIC IV ANSOttIAttti Piti 's. Victoria, It. C. )Oct. 2. 11. M. S. Flora, after a cruise extendiniKg as far north as Sitka. retlrnted to I'(noiox and relports the loss of Sub-ieutenatt William ('. I'earve, who was dlrowned while the ship was its nritern waters. lie andl n iidlltshilptan were oit in a smnall boat whllen overlakenll Iy a storm. The sea Ibecame very rough and soon iot too turbulcnt for the little craft, which capsized. 'I'hc octutlpaults hlad a desperate strugltlce. They chlung to the lbootli of the little lboat as long as they could. 'Pearce sut' ullt.dllll to the cold andtl exposure and drlopped off and soon disappearel. The midshipman was rescued. P'earce's Ibodly coulll int i.e recovered. PREPARATIONS MADE FOR WINTER'S WORK Damours Gold Mining Company of Sum mit Has Boarding and Bunk Houses Ready. SP t IA.L t 10 T'i1' : IN lIIt Stt:. I1tIN. Virginia City. (Jet. J.--('. E. I)amo1itur4 of the )iatiors (old Mining t'companiy i's downl today front the c(ii;Ipan;y's 4irojperly at Stummttit. lie says tihe Iunk and board ing houses are utip aid all Ipreparationls made for the winter's work. A firce of six ten is now working. ']This will lie in Srcased. II. I. Henry, state organizer of the W\oonllen of the World, was in the city yesterday. Last night lie alul the local W\oolmeln met and pIlaICnned an enliergetic calmpaign to ilncrease the miieCmierslhi here. Mr. Illenry wlent to his Ihocel at IIelsica to .,day. MRS. EMMA LANCASTER HAS BEEN ACQUITTED Found Not Guilty of Assault Upon Mrs. Slaughter-Deer Lodge News of the Day. •I't'iIAL TO 'rTlle INT'rEs MIOSUNtAIN. l)ceer L.odge, Oct. a.-Mrs. Enia llllll an caster, who was on trial before Justttice lt teirton yesterday on the charge of assault ing Mrs. Slaughter i. i the - 'ioncer pos~ t ,'llice, has been acqlitted. 'IThe assault I'se atgainst her son amtl the coritter as sault case :agaiilt Mrs. Slaughter have ibeet diismisseld. Col. 'I'o: Mc'lTague todlay ship)lCed to Ilelena six of hiis famous race hlorses. Ihcy will blie ettered it the races at the tatc fair next week. l)r. H. 1.. Hoyer of At:acotla is here this afternoon. Hle will go with J. C. Shauhut tomnorrow to visit their nitces in ItheI: Pike's Peak district. Shipped to the State Fair. Itig T'imler, ()ct. ..--Amollg the txhitits slilpped to the state fair bIy I)irecor ('lanrk are anili's of wooleti blanlkets, yarls andi cloth fllrmll ithe wootllen mill, cheee fromn theI factory Inear Wormincer, and samples of fruil. Sampntles of tre have been biroughlt down from tilhe tinces i, this vicitity and will lgIso be sent to tlhe hit'. Make Your Home Lovable The world generally judges a house by its external appearance, one's friends by its interior. Please both and advantage yourself by getting the necessary quantity of reliable paint here and applying it, or having it applied where it's most needed, Everything in the paint and varnish line here, CARDER WALL PAPER CO. C. V. PRANZMAN, Prop, .sai W. Park St., Kla s Ik. 'Phone so6. Metal Beds F IRST CARLOAD of fall 1903 styles just received. They come in popular colors and tints, have all the latest improve. ments, as well as many new and striking features not shown In last year's styles. We have now in place some 45 styles of metal beds and cribs, from the plain white enameled iron to the most elaborate all-brass conceits. Intending buyers will find our line by far the most attractive of any in this section. Our opening prices as usual are low enough to insure the immediate introduction of the new goods to many Butte homes, Our First Bid for Metal Bed Patrons All-Iron Beds Iron and Brass Beds Heavy, white enameled. , inch lHeavy, ro~rtit.- ;t joints, h:rd en pillars. hrad 5o inches high, filli ng mcled, any coltrs, any siet, with g andtr 5-16-inch rods; sizes ,a feet I t-ti-inch pillars, head 6n inches by 3 feet b inches and 4 feet 6 high, laui-rced brass (tarnish proof) ilnchls; $4.00 value, to start the vases, top rodn, spindles and top seasott's sell- nnnutts; $1.1.50 value. ing, at.................$3.00 Introduccctory price.... .$10.00 Iron and Brass Beds Iron and Brass Beds W'ith 7j-inch pillars, helld 48 ichts I eavy, hard enanael, any color or high, any i.te, heavy white enatmel sit , t t- i-i-nch pillars, head 60 head and foot have each a curved inches high, irras; vases, top rod, • -inch rods anlld pillars finished spindles and top uotrunts. $So value. with brass vances value$. ( peingprl7 $7.oi. pcjuiing pricnc....u $ .6i 5 ncc . ....$7.75 Iron and Brass Beds Child's Metal Cribs Iten.y eunamled, 1-16 inch pitl- S(trng, safe and pretty, white or lars, j aund -t rc inch lilling rods, colored rn.mel, brass vases, 4 feet heuad 5.1 inchtI highl, pillars finis.hed 6 inlhrs Iby . feet 6 inches in site, with ibras v.ases; all sizes; $6.5o h ead .1r inclhs high, one side drops: valor, to start the sct.al vlueh $.,o.1000 So' se.lling at ........ l 50 Opning pri,,, ........ 10. Metal Beds Child's Crib ---lroo and Brass All iron, hea:id 6o incherc's hilgh, fancy Siei 4 fecl 6 inhcre by .u fret B roiettes at all joints andlll whereveir incli's, bracss varies. riin, ri .s pindl rods crous, aIllnas ive oval lo4p piece t r , 7 iclh pillrr , iouc ilh hloir s. 'lhibis I a irst i l rar. at head anild foot, a very rich design tii iful ciil aid li one that carries witlhI alnd an eCxceptiionally lstronlg held, in it anill air o refuill tt ait l gi Mll all thi e polpll r colors; $14.1o value. taste srldii found ill illy price of Il.trloductory furniture; its va.le, price.......... . $1000 . ,loi,,petnu price.....$17.50 Mail Us Your Orders--We Pay the Freight. BrownfieldICanty Carpet Co. 48 to 54 West Park, 41 to 43 West Galena Street, Butte. HOMESEEKERS ARE POURING IN STATE GREAT NORTHERN OFFICIALS SAY IMMIGRANT TRAFFIC HAS BEEN A FEATURE. INCREASE IN POPULATION Country Is Filling Up, Not With Specu lators, but With Home Builders Who Are Here to Stay. |llop th- receiveI fr',u poinls t hr~ .,hlutl tl state indirate that the, iI nimigratolo t, .11n, . tlin lThis year will 'be u .ln red lnted. .itrird. ing Ito ,,iicials of ihe. reail N,rthern thit. chlai of traffic hlis bee l a n iotable Iliutlc in railroad circlhs. AIltng the lines ilof Ihat road l he ts ha ,ll )ePn a steady inpour of hIgi,isekrr, who, hlave tilkcl l advantage of the low altes f.if red a, an ''lh greatest i tcraii in Iiopullti Jill hlas hern in thosec se:Ctilinh wherein govrtIIIInIIl itrigi lion imlnrovelenlt( in rltliipnllltpl;lte , also where. private capital is flotleing iirigatiln schemeis. The situation liakes n ia flattering prospect w.lhen it is known that thouse .ecuring h,ome. teCads ire crerl illng ihomesl illll imllllrovingll e t country in other w;ays, the prev;alencel olf specIt ltiors being nollubic for if, allh-.ntre. LITTLE BASIN SCHOOL HOUSE County Superintendent of Schools Is to 6ettle a Difference. Miss Margaret Iotughrin, cro)nty super intendent of schools, hais hceni appealed to for a decision in a case involving the moving of a school house in the Little Ilasin district. The school was moved about a year agio, and the residents of that diistrict appealed to the school ,board to have the school returned to its former location. The board decided anainst them and now they have laid the matter before Miss L.onghrin for -her to pass on. Miss l.oughrin will set a day for hear ing both sides of the controversy and will render a decision. Grosucup Declined. Chicago, Oct. a.-Judge Peter S, Gross culp of the United States circuit court, who returned to Chicago yesterday from his sunmmer vacation, stated that he had de clined to argue the case for the Northern Securities company before the federal su preme court. Acceptance of the order would have required his resignation front the bench. $32-DENVER AND RETURN-$32. October 5, 6 and 7, the Oregon Short Line will sell excursion tickets, Itutte to Denver and return at above rates; tickets limited to continuous passage going, to days' transit limit returning with final limit October 31; good both ways via 'Salt Lake ii desired; also on the Overland Limited jathour train to Denver. Reserve berths now. Short Litug city ticket office, ros North Main street, liune, Montans, H. O. Wilson, general agent. Break Automobile Record. New York, Oct. a.--Bert Holcomb and Henry Sendall finished a record-breaking automobile trip from Chicago to Now York yesterday, the machine making the trip in 76 hours. The car covered 1,177 miles,. LATE W. A. SMITH EXPIRES INTESTATE HEIRS HAVE BEEN UNABLE TO FIND WILL FROM VICTIM OF THE TALLYHO ACCIDENT. PETITION ON ADMINISTRATION Widow and a Daughter, Aged 6, Are the Heirs- -Estate Consists Principally of Business Interest. A lelition for b l etiI of admiistiH 'atJin, was fil.d Ihi, mrtinlg by Mrs. Arissa Smith, wilow of the ate \W. Augiustaii. Smith, whi. me1t .sch an untiomely death in the tallyho acihdenl tear the reservoir, lin the l Itiltin it is stai'd thl r Mr. Smith, it, far a~s is known, died intestate. A iiiiig nt searich has be made lfor la will, liit none has ien fonml. '[hase naimed ii, heirs are .1rs,. Ar'i.a Smith and onte daughter, Ihel'en A. Smilh, ag(ed 6 yearn. The etate consists of an Utndividd hallf. inlrust inll the business colnd|nicld tinder the tinn name of Snmthll & Mattingly, No. Sla N'orth Main street, valued at $to,o0,i, together with real anld Ipersonal properly to the valuet of $4,tn,. 'lThe real estate is named as lui, in the m;tnet additioltn and lJla and dwellings in ilte Excelsior additi on to the Lily of Hluttii. Park county oilers ir, ewarl of five hundred dollars for the arrest and eonv!clion of party or parties dynamiting bridge just cast of Live lagston, Sunday, August a. CHICAGO PRESS FEEDERS TO BE LOCKED OUT BY ASIHOCIATED Pirt88t Chicago, Oct. a.-The Chicago Typo. thetue has decided to declare a lockout of press feeders in 400 book and job printing offices 'Monday mnorning. Twenty-five hun dred men will be affected. The employers declare that the union violated an agree. ient in presenting demands for wage in crease without giving due notice. Bette Is Free. Tacoma, Wash., Ot. v.-lH. E. Betts, who was arrested here yesterday on sus pIicion of being one of the men who held up the Oregon Railroad & Navigation train last month, was discharged from custody last night, he having shown that he was working at Miles City, Ore., at the time of the robbery, Deaths in Epidemic. laredo, Texas, Oct. a.--There have been ,15 cases of yellow fever here and five deaths. At the Minor Coal -mines, a8 miles fromll this city, one death has occurred and five new cases were reported. Two deaths were reported from Neuvo Laredo yes terday and a large number of cases are reported, A DELIGHTFUL SUMMER TRIP. If you are going East this summer why not see Salt Lake City and Denver and the elegant scenery through Colorado along the lines of the Rio G(rande system? You can't best it fo' excellent service and good accommodations. Only one change of cars betwten Butts and Chicago and St. Louls. Write for rates and a copy of "With Nature .n Colorado," (Q, W Fitagerald, general agent, Butts, Montana.