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LIKE MISS M'KEE DREAT FALLS GIRL SEEMS TO HAVE IT ALL HER OWN WAY IN OACES AT THE FAIR, ROW ON GROUNDS YESTERDAY Nngry Owner Who Thought Starter Had Given Him the Worst of It Takes a Punch at the Official. 8PECIAL TO TILE INTER MOUNTAIN. Helena, Oct. p.-Miss Blanche McKee of Great Falls looks like a sure winner in the ladles' relay race at the state fair. Yresterday afternoon, after an exciting ride which thrilled several thousand spec tators, she came under the wire an easy wryiner for the third time, almost an eighth of a mile in the lead of the others. Miss SMcKee was 9t seconds ahead of Miss Getts and 28 ahead of Miss Parker. Miss McKee's victory of yesterday seems to be attributed largely to the fact that she was able to change her mounts quicker than her opponents. Miss Parker Is said to have led in actual running time, but when she ran her horses into the stall and attempted to change she was much slower than either of the other two girls. tThe relay race is absorbing the attention of the average spectators at the fair, al though of course old time lhorsemen are snore interested in the other racing events. In the relay race yesterday afternoon Miss McKee covered four miles in 8:36;: liss Parker in 8:49!4; Mfiss Getty in 8:49Y. The race, with eight miles yet t, Ie run., now stands: Miss MrlcKee, 26:4u; Mliss Getts, s6:59;j; Miss Parker, 27:o8ý. In the third race D. C. Blevins, owner of Enchant, a favorite that was left at the post, became angered at Starter Stafford for sending the horses off and leaving his horse at the post and struck the starter. The police interfered and the affair is beintg investigated by the association offi cers. The results of the races were as follows : First race, a:a5 pace, best three in five, purse $40oo-Lady L.yons, I)r. 1'. II. Moore, llutte, 7 to ao, came in third in the first heat and won the next three; Ilaydee, C. W. loffnman, Bozeman, won the first heat and came in see. and In the next three; Billings (, W. II. George, Billings, came in second in the first seat, third in the next two, and was then withdrawn. Time, :z,8, a:ao, 2:2:, 2a:d. Second race, maidens, four and one-half fur. longs, purse $oso-ltorn (Ellps), Butte stables, 3 to 5. won; Senator Clark (Ilevins), MN. C. Itlevins, Great Falls, a to z, second; IMurat (Vogt), Tom ('leary, Missoula, 2 to t, third. ).iss Burglar (Martineau), Pat (Cahalin, Deer I.odge: Silver (Ryan), Iloward I.ittl,. Ilci'na, and Montero (Johns), J. L. Mcl'herson, Butte, also ran. Time, :$5. Third race, one mile, ntllning, purse $.50- Laidy Kee Vee Ma (Epps), John Ilahnson, ]felena, a to a, won; I'leasanton (McDonald), p. .. lloyd, Anaconda, even monley, second; 'ady Ordinance (Powers), W. M. McPherson, luttte. 2 to t, third. Enchant (Illevins), Aug Deccllcs, Missoula, t to a, favorite, was telt at the post. Time, t:46l, The card for today Is as follows: First race, freefor.all pacing, bIest three in five heats, purse $Soo-Attar, Spring Lake ranch;: Iaydee, C. W. IIolfman; Jib, D. S. Brostncll. Second heat, special trotting, best two In three heats, purse $2So-Ilay Bird, Jr., D. A. Itoydl; Lady Spokane. C. W. lHoffmtan; Swe. den. W. D. Story; Iourlon Wilkes, William Jlollrook. 'lhird race, three furlong., running, purse $iSo--''empest Y., D. O. ilevins; Alarys Gar. ter and George D., J. L. MctPherson: Torso Maid, Itutte stables; Cato, It. A. Itarlow; Little Tom, \'ilson Owen; Golden C., W. R. Campbell. 'This is the fourth race on yester day's card which was postponed on account of darkness. Fourth race, five furlongs, purse Saoo--Silver Jim. \Waltcr Illevins: ChIappie and Easter Card, J. I.. Mcl'herson; Zorn, Butte stables: M. J. Shelly, It. S. Sampson;: Ionnie nrier Bulsh, M. MI. Mcl'lPerson; Ilaralamnb, Eli Shields,. WINDER'S QUEER ACTIONS Cause His Apprehension by the Great Falls Authorities. ISI'CIAL. TO Tri INTER MOL'NTAIN. a Great Falls, Oct. 9.-The police have taken into custody Benjamin H. Winder, who appears to be off mentally, and he will be held until relatives or friends can be communicated with. Upon his person were found a number of letters from a sister living at Richmond, Ind., as well as en unused second class tockct from Ogden, lUtah, to the Indiana town. There was also a note dated Evanston, -Wyo., addressed to conductors, asking them to look after him as he was incapable through illness. It is presumed he came to Butte from Ogden and from there wan dered over the state, finally landing here, where his queer actions attracted atten tion. Declared Insane. Great Falls, Oct. 9.-After a hearing before a jury of doctors, Mrs. Catherine Belzerini of Seventh avenue north was pronounced insane last evening and Judge Leslie directed that she be sent to the asylum. The woman was laboring under the de lusion that her friends had all deserted her. Ben Dunkin Arrested. Billings, Oct. 9.-Ben Dunkin of Red Lodge was arrested here last night on the arrival of the train from that city, on tele graphic orders from Sheriff Potter of Car bon county. Embezzlement Is the charge, it being alleged that lie sold a horse and saddle after mortgaging them. Perfect beverage, light and delicate, Invigorating and sustaining. $3..t & e6v~wtth NO BLAME FIXED FOR THE MURDER 00RONER'S JURY NAMIES NO ONE AS RESPONSIBLE FOR THE UOELL KILLING. RAGSDALE IS NOT POSITIVE He Does Not Know Who Did the Shoot ing-Preliminary Hearing of Dot sons May Throw Light on It. PECIALt. TO TO, INTER MOUNTAtIN. Missoula, Oct. 9.-The coroner's jury that examined into the killing of Frank Udell, the Trout Creek bartender who was shot during the fusilade last Sunday morning, was unable to ascertain who did the shooting. It was found that Udell came to his death from gunshot wounds, inflicted by parties unknown to the jury. Not until the preliminary hearing of John and Lee Dotson, accused of the crime, has been held will more light be thrown on the tragedy. George W. Ragsdale, in whose saloon Ithe shooting occurred, and who was hit twice, gave his testimony to the coroner's jury from his cot in the Sisters' hosplital. By consent of couinsel for the DI)tsot~s this testimony will be used at their pre liminary hearing at Trout Creek. lie says that D)otson came to his place the worse for drink amhl drank freely. He admits they had some trouble and he struck Dotsotn. D)otson left, saying he was from Ken tucky and would return and clean out the house. About I o'clock in the Imorning the shooting commenclcd, lie was waiting ont customers when the bullets began to fly through the place. Udell was sleeping in the back room and was hit as he lay in bed. Ragsdale was shot twice. lie was not alle to say positively who did the shoot ing. Countty Attorney Hall, who visited Trout Creek after the tsooting, testified as to the appearance of the building, and Dr. \\atkins told of the wounds of Udtlel attnd the treatment. After deliberating two hours the Jury returned the verdict stated. FARMERS' INSTITUTE AT THE FAIR IS MEETING Hon. T. M. Everett of Chouteau County, E. W. Brandagee and Others De liver Talks on Agriculture. SI'ECIA T TO TilE INTER MOUNTAINr. Helena, Oct. 9.-.'he meetings of the farmers' institute, which were interfered with by the destruction of the big tent at the fair ground in which it was intended to meet, met in G. A. R. hall last night for the first tinme and disposed of part of the previously arranged program. President W. B. Harlan of the admints trative board of the farmers' institute pre sided. Representative T. M. Everett ot Chouteau county read a paper upon "Na tive Bluejoint of Montana; Its Value as Grass and Hlay, and the Best Market for It." President E. N. Brandagee of the state board of horticulture spoke upon "Dis eases and Pests of Nursery Stock." Editor R. N. Sutherlin of the Rocky Mountain Husbandman delivered a paper on "Poultry on the Farm," which showed that the editor knows something about poultry raising as well as newspaper work. Another session will be held today. WAR ON CONCEALED WEAPONS BY POLICE Decided to Stop Dangerous and Unlaw ful Practice-Water Works Pro ject Progresses. SPECIAL TO TiLE INTER MOUNTAIN. Havre, Oct. 9.-The men who carry weapons will get short shrift in Havre if the ordinance introduced in the city council last night becomes effective. This, in conformity with the state law, imposes a fine of from $a5 to $2oo for carrying concealed weapons. The city is going right ahead with the waterwarks project. The council last night agreed to purchase a tract of land for a site and to at once commence oper ations boring for water. Artesian wells will be sunk in several places and early in the spring the mains will be laid. C. W. Swearingen, for several years city engineer at Great Falls, has arrived to accept the position of city engineer and to superintend the waterworks enterprise. lie is considered the right man for the position. SHOWMAN UNDER ARREST Said to Have Stolen $30 From a Travel ing Man. SPECIAL TO Tile INTER MOUNTAIN. Livingston, Oct. g.--Fred Warner, who came here with the Raymond show, was arrested as he was about to board the North Coast Limited for the West, on the charge of stealing a purse containing $30 from a traveling man at the Albe marle hotel. All but a5 cents of the money he had expended for a meal was recovered. He claims to belong to a good family in San Francisco, and says 'he has been follow ing the show business all nis life. He will he given a preliminary hearing. ELEVENTH ANNUAL SYNODCONVENTiON PRESBYTERIANS TO THE NUMBER OF 100 ARE GATHERED IN M ISOULA. W. M. S. IS ALSO MEETING Report of Superintendent of MisIofts on State of Churohes Under Him-. Rev. Baird Moderator. $PECIAL TO THE INTER MOUNTAIN. Missoula, Oct. 9.-The sith annual synod of the Presbyterian church of Mon tana, composed of the Great Falls, Helena and Butte presbyteries, is in session here and the city is full of wearers of the cloth and the women who will participatp in the meeting of the auxiliary societies. There are at least Ioo delegates int at tendance and the hospitable people of Mis soula are sparing no effort for their enter tainment. l.ast evening the visitors were warmly welcomed to Missoula at the First I'r'" hyterian church, where a reception was hchld after the usual opening exercics. Rev. J. R. Butler of Philipsburg, the retir ing moderator, preached on the subject. "P'rogress in the Knowledge of the Divine illi." To Avoid Extremes. lHe said that there should be no fear of the truth and every reverent attempt to ulnderstand more fully God's will as given in his word should be welcomed. It th tltra-conservatisit and ultra-liberalismt should bIe avoided, both of which are equally itnjurious to the truth. Rev. A. K. Baird of the Helena presby tery was elected moderator and Rev. D. S. l)odge of Helena and Rev. D. Hutchinson of Harlem clerks. Rev. Dr. Baird was for eight years superintendent of mis sions in Montana. The evening closed with a reception in the church parlors. Sweet pease aqd bther flowers were the decorations on the table and light refreshments were served. Business Sessions. Today was devoted to business sessions. The third annual report of Rev. C. F. Richardson of Great Falls, superintendent of missions, was presented. In the course of his report he said: "Ten years ago we had 33 churches with r.68: members, of whom 137 had been re ceived during the year on confession of faith. We had 27 ministers and workers, of whom 20 were in active service and six were pastors. These churches raised dur ing the year $27,368, of which $2,56o was for benevolences, $683 of this being for home missions. There were 3,485 in our Sunday-schools. Today we have St churches, 8 of these being self-supporting, with a membership of 3,128 memblers, of whom 450 have this year been received on confession of faith. We have in all 7t preaching points. We have in all 44 mhin isters and workers, of whom 316 re in active service. Of this number 18 are pastors, 12 are stated supplies, fiv are Sunday-school missionaries of thil.ks. Our churches raised during the year $6o, 41o, of which $3.734 were for benev olence, $5,203 of this being for home mis sions. We have 29 churches buildings, valued at $161,69o, and 19 manses, valued at $38,5oo. There are 4,63a in our Sun day-schools. Surely this is progress worth noting. "During the year three new churches have been dedicated-Havre, Culbertson and Twin Bridges. Three new manses have been built, that at Manhattan, the one at Havre and the one at Immanuel church, Butte. Four new churches have been organized - Chestnut, Melrose, Rochester and Camas Prairie. Six of our ministers have become pastors. The church at Kalispeil has become self-supporting. Twenty-five of the 37 churches receiving aid from the board of home missions have advanced toward self-apport, being a larger per cent in our synod than in any other home mission synod in the whole church. "The superintendent spent five weeks in the East this spring in the interests of our work in Montana and, as a result, there are today five of our ministers who are, with the aid of their own field, being sup ported by large Eastern churches. The superintendent at that time gave 46 ad dresses, and at that time and since has written several articles which have ap peared in representative Eastern papers, all of which has helped to create consid erable interest in church work in Mon tana," The superintendent made a plan for his co-workers to branch out to wider and larger work, and more aggressive ac tion in opening up new work, and in seiz ing stragetic points. W. M. 8. Meets. The annual meeting of the Women's Missionary society of the synod was also held today. The program for today was as follows: Devotional Service-Mrs. T. E. Bancroft, Deer Lodge. Welcome-Mrs. Walter Itays,!Missoula, Enrolling delegates, reading minutes, our local societies. Report of Young People's Work-Miss Mar tha Swan, Helena. Review of the Year-Mrs. F. R. Farrand, Great Falls. Special Objects, a Resume-Mrs. E, M. Ellis, Helena. Greeting-Rev. C. E. Richardson, synodical missionary. The officers of the \\'omen's Missionary soci ety are as follows: President-Mrs. J. Butter, Phlllpsby~g 4v Vice Presidents-Mrs. Davis \VilsdsA, $Jte. man; Miss M. C. Ryan, I'hilipsburg; Mrs. J. C. Emerson, Great Falls. Literary Secretary-Mrs, E, M. Davidson, Belgrade. Yountg People's Secretary--Mrs, Martha Swan, IHelena. Treasurer-Mrs. II. R. Whitehill, Anaconda. Delegates in Attendance. Among the delegates attending the synod are: Rev. J, B. Butler, Philipsburg; S. I. McClellan, Thomas A. Wicks, Bouldser John II. Van TDenhook, R. M. Donaldson, Bozeman; George A. Wilber, Manhattan; W. N, Sloane, Helena; L. S e Schermerhorn, Billingsl Martin C. Stonecipher, White Sulphur Springi; &d, M. Calvin, Miles City; Frederick Pool, Havre; Joseph Burkhart, lIamilton; Alex P'ringle, Kal. Ispell; J. B. Stevens, Twin BridgespliGeorge Edwards, Charles F. Richardson, Gratt.gPls; J. Anthony Mitchell, Stockett; George psauld. lag, Victor; E. J. Groeneveld, George A. Blair, Butte; David B. Hutchinson, IHarlan; Hugh Jones, Rochester; Rev, and Mrs. David WVil. son, Bozeman; Rev. and Mrs, F. E, Dancroft, Deer Lodge; Rev. and Mrs. J, Butter, Phillps. burg; Rev, and Mrs. F. R, Farrand, Great Falls; Rev, and Mrs. E. Ellis, Helens; Prof, E. Steer, Kalispell; J. H. McGakidn, Walter Hays, Missoula; L. M, Soroggs, Pony; A. K, Baird, D. D. McVernon, Iowa. IP0 LBROOK'$ Shoe Headquarters for All Butte BY REASON OF VARIETY SHOWN AND PRICES QUOTED j We Emphatically Commend These Special Shoe Bargains: THE SPECIAL VALUES ADVERTISEDi Are worthy of your closest attention, because the shoes listed are positively the best bargains ever offered. 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The time and place for the next meeting was left with the executive committee. The question of a uniform system of rating was the most important considered and the Great Falls merchant exchange system was adopted. QUICK WORK AT A FIRE 'New Record Established for Laying Out a Line of H4-lose. BY ASSOCIATED PRESS. Fort Worth, Texas, Oct, 9.--A hose com pany of the Fort Worth fire department yesterday lowered the world's speed record for going into action, The contest was to run ago feet, lay zoo feet of hose, a total run of 350 feet, make plug connections and get 'water. The time was as 4"- seconds,. Two Cars 'Derailed. SPECIAL TO TILE INTER MOUNTAIN,. iMissoula, Oct. p.-East-bound passenger No. 6 ran into a broken frog at Haskell, near hare last night, derailing two cars. The train was running slowly and there was little damage beyond the delay in get ting the cars back ets the tracks, BELL SAYS HE WILL ASK A COURT-MARTIAL DY ASSOCIATED PRESS. Cripple Creek, Oct. 9.-Adjutant Gen eral Sherman M. Bell yesterday stated that if a court-martial is not ordered by the governor, he will demandt'one for himself in order to clear up the charges of Irregu larities in the quartermaster and commis sary departments of which he is the head. VERDICT IN THE DEAN CASE SPECIAL TO TIlE INTER MOUNTAIN. Great Falls, Oct. 9.-The jury in the case of Sarah Dean against Samuel Dean, which has been the reigning sensation in district court circles for several days, re turned a verdict last night that is con sidered to generally favor the plaintiff. There were a3 special findings, and the court will consider their adoption. The findings were in effect that Dean fre quently cursed his wife, accusing her of unchastity in the presence of their chil dren; that he once struck her in the face with his fist; that she threw milk, eggs and beer in his face; that she called him a vile name, imputing infidelity; that he has always been a kind and-loving father, and that the mother is fit to have the cus tody of the children. Dean is a rich coal mine operator at Sand Coulee, and his wife was suing for a separation and for a division of the property, alleging cruelty. On account of Dean's prominence, the case attracted considerable attention. JURY DENIES THE DIVORCE IMissoula, Oct. g.--After hearing the evidence in the divorce case of Carrie B. Raymond against W, H. Raymond a Jury in the district court denied the woman a divorce, She sought to establish the plea of non support, but Raymond put up a strong de fense, show~lg that during the year he had earned akout $5oo and had fhjlhrbed his wife with plenty of money.,, HIS HEAD IS CUT OFF SECTION 4HAND DECAPITATED BY GREAT NORTHIERN TRAIN IN VICINI'Y O I SACO, SPECIAL TO T.E INTER MOUNTAIt. Saco, Oct. p.--T. G. Haggard, a section hand, employed near here on the Great Northern, was decapitated by a freight train yesterday. He was trying to board the train in mo tion and fell under the wheels. The head was completely severed from the body. The coroner of Chouteau county is In vestigating. KANE TAKES HIS WIFE BACK He Has to Pay the Coats in the 'Missoula Justioe Court. SPECIAL TO THE INTER MOUNTAIN. Missoula, Oct. p.-Mrs. Kane has re turned to her husband and her elopement with Frank Jackson which wound up by their being arrested at Bonita on the charge of getting away with some of Kane's provisions, 'has come to an end by the husband being required to pay the court costs for failing to appear against the couple. Judge Hayes dismissed the case and charged the costs up against Kane, amount ing to $*8.56. ROBBERS GET INTO HORNETS Surprised and One is Captured at Soot. land, N. D. DY ASSOCIATED iRESS, Scotland, N. D., Oct. g.-Robbers en tered the court house at Olive but were surprised before they succeeded in open ing the safe. One was captured and says he is from Sioux City, Ia. One of those who escaped was wounded. Three men took part in the attempted burglary.