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THE BUTTE INT., MOUNTAIN
VOL XXIII. No. 177. BUTT, MONTANA T1DE8AY, O01 5 19, 1960. PRICE FIVE CENTS
ATMOSPHERE
IN THE EAST
CLEARER
Thought Russia and Japan
Will Come to Amicable
Understanding.
TROOPS NOT LANDED
Later Reports Deny Hos
tile Move by Japanese
Army in Corea.
BY ASSOCIATED PRESS.
Yokohama, Oct. 13.-All reports emanat
ing from Shanghai of the opening of hos
tilities between Japan and Russia, etc., may
be dismissed as absurd. Russo-Japanese
affairs are marking time.
The second secretary of the Russian
legislation left Tokio October Is with
secret dispatches from the Russian viceroy
of the Far East, Admiral Alexieff.
An important conference of veteran
Japanese statesmen, including the Mar
quis Ito, was held at the premier's office
today.
Less Alarming.
Berlin, Oct. 13.-The trend of todiy's
early information regarding the Far
Eastern situation is less alarming. The
Frankfurter Zeitung, whose sensational
announcement of the occupation of Ma
San-Pho by Japan yesterday occasioned
disquiet, today publishes a telegram from
Shanghai saying there is no confirmation
of the reported occupation of that place,
adding that the Russo-Japanese negotia
tions at Tokio concerning the evacuation
of Manchuria give the impression that
the political situation in Japan is quiet.
No Confirmation.
St. Petersburg, Oct. 13.-The foreign
office says it has no official confirmation
of the reported disembarkation of Jap
anese troops at Ma-San-Pho. Regarding
Manchuria the foreign office states that
the question is at present closed.
The existing situation is the fault of
the Chinese, Japanese and British. If
China desired to reopen the negotiations
and accept certain conditions the situation
could still be changed, as Russia is not
rooted to the soil and could leave if she
liked.
No Danger of War.
London, Oct. 13.-Baron Hayashi, the
Japanese minister here, has received re
assuring news from Japan with reference
to the situation in the Far East. He says
lis telegrani indicates that there is no
need whatever for alarm and adds that
the message was not a reply to anything
he had cabled. So he thinks it was prob
ably sent because of the alarmist rumors
which have been in circulation in Europe
and which finally reached Japan.
No Trouble Likely.
Washington, D. C., Oct. 13.-At the
cabinet meeting today Secretary Hay
spoke of information he had received as
to the situation in the Far East and it
was his opinion there was no indication of
hostilities between Japan and Russia.
Amloably Settled.
Berlin, Oct. 3.--,Count Inouye, the Jap
anese minister, says everything in the dis
pute between Japan and Russia will be
settled amicably.
POISON IN AOUA PURA
Water Soldiers Drank at
Cripple Creek Was
Poisoned.
BY ASSOCIATED PRESS.
Cripple Creek, Colo., Oct. 13.-City
Clmtnst F. H. Martin of Colorado Springs
has analyzed the drinking water, which
Caused the illness of 68 militia men at
Camnp Elpaso last Thursday, finding that
cobalt was present in the proportion of one
apd one-half grains to each gallon of
water,
"We are convinced from the result of
thp examination," said Dr. P. O. Han
ford, surgeon general of the National
Guard, "that the poison was placed in the
water by persons unknown."
TRY TO LYNCH HIM
BY ASSOCIATED PRESS.
Serlin, Oct. 13.-A number of would-be
lynchers at Hamburg surrounded the car
riage In which guards were taking Andreas
Dippold to the penitentiary to begin his
sentence of eight years for whipping to
death Heinze Koch, son of the director of
the Deutsche bank.
The mob almost succeeded in getting
possession of Dippold when the guards
fixed bayonets and drove their assailants
off,
MOB WRECKS PAPER
BY ASSOCIATED PRESS,
Jamestown, N. D., Oct. 13,-At Kensal
a mob wrecked the interior of the Journal
office and threw several cases of type In
the street. Editor C. T. Allen has been
fighting a lawless element in Ilis paper
and it is believed the members of that
mgang aemlt#i d the emira
BODIES OF LUCKLESS
VICTIMS OF THE
GREAT FLOOD
Waters Are Receding, but
Damage Will Be Up
in Millions.
BY ASSOCIATED PRESS.
Passaic, N. J. Oct. 13.-The water is
receding rapidly now in the flooded por
tions of the city and a majority of the
homes in the Dundee section will be high
and dry in another 24 hours.
The death list of the flood victims here
number three. The loss to mill property
here is figured at $S,ooo,ooo, and it may
go higher.
Three Hundred Homeless.
Paterson, N. J., Oct. 13.-The water in
the flooded district continues to go down
and no apprehension of further damage is
felt. About 30o homeless people are be.
ing cared for by the home rescue com
mittee. It will be several days before the
sufferers can return to their homes, while
many will have to begin all over again,
their homes having been swept away.
Traffic Resumed.
New York, Oct. 13.-The main line of
the Erie railroad is open between Jersey
City and Suffern, N. Y. Traffic was nearly
normal on the other railroads affected by
the floods.
Two' More Bodies.
Belvidere, N. J,, Oct. 13.-Two more
bodies, victims of the flood, were found
today in a field near here.
OWL CREEK STRIKES
Old Miner Says Diggings
Are the Richest He
Has Ever Seen.
SPECIAL TO THE INTER MOUNTAIN.
Hamilton, Oct. 13.--HIamilton is excited
over the latest news from Owl creek, the
new diggings zas miles south of here in
Idaho, between the Bitter Root moun
tains and Salmon river. The reports re
ceived here have given everybody the
stampede fever and many well known
people have dropped their daily callings
and left for the gold fields.
Attorney HIara, Editors :Iaerman and
Romney, Dr. Ellis, Superintendent Tot
man of the Anaconda lumber department
and many other citizens have visited the
scene of the rich strike.
Messrs. Ellis and Totman each have
claims which they say they would not
think of selling for $20,ooo.
H. M. Butler and Byron Castner have
Just returned from Owl creek. They tell
of a piece of ore weighing 18 pounds
being taken from a ledge, carrying be
tween $3oo and $400oo in gold.
Castner is an ord Montana miner, and
he says the ground, both placer and
quartz, is the richest he ever saw. There
is about two feet of snqw at Owl creek
now and it takes three days to reach
there from Hamilton, the nearest railroad
point.
HEROIC STUDENTS
Rescue Children From a
Burning Residence
Boy Perished.
gY ASSOCIATED PRESS.
Chicago, Ill., Oct. 13.-During a fire
that destroyed two residences in Irving
Park today, three children were rescued
from death by girl students of Jeftcrson
High school. Raymond Saunders, 5 years
old, is believed to have perished in the
flames.
The students were on their way to
school, which was located two blocks from
the scene of the fire. Learning that there
were children in the house several girls
entered and bore th inmprisoned children
through the dense smoke to the street.
In the confusion the Saunders boy was
not found.
W, C. T. U. ELECTION
SPECIAL TO THE INTER MOUNTAIN.
Livingston, Oct. 13.-The Montana W.
C. T. U. will publish a newspaper at
Bozeman, to be called the Montana
White Ribbon. This was decided upon
today at the final day's session of the
W. C. T. U. meeting.
It was decided to place in the Montana
building at the St. Louis fair a picture
of the late Mrs. M. M. Rich of Bozeman,
a pioneer temperance worker in Montana,.
Officers were elected as follows: Presi
dent, Mrs. I. N, Smith of White Sulphur
Springs; corresponding secretary, Mrs. W.
E. Currah of Butte; recording secretary,
Mrs. W. M. Alderson of Bald Butte;
treasurer, Rev, Alice Barnes of Colum
bus.
Mrs. W. G. Patterson of Bozeman was
appointed musical director. The conven
tion will adjourn this evening after the
place for the next meeting has been de
cided upon and the business concluded.
NO DECISION IN COMMISSION
London, Oct. 13,-The Alaska boundary com.
mission held another secret session this morn.
ing and adjourned for luncheon at Iso:o a, m.
Nothing of a public nature developed except
that when Lord Chief Justice Alverstone came
out of the conference room he asked Secretary
Tower to ascertain whether the original treaty
was signed both is French and English. No
explanation was given of the reason for this
question. The tribunal adjourned until tomor
row without rasebiag a dealsoi.
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Al ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ I: IA a f h ~j;Dtk i AaJeri.aL~ gae
INTEREST AROUSED
IN PROPOSED TRIP
YOUNG LADIES WHO WISH TO GO
TO ST. LOUIS AS GUESTS OF
INTER MIOUNTAIN.
THEY ARE COMING FORWARD
Candidates Springing Up-Senator Man
tie and J. B. Leggat Talk of the
Great Excursion.
Montana will send samples of her treas
ures to the St. Louis exposition, not only
her precious ores, but specimens of her
youth and beauty and sweet womanhood.
Thirty young ladies from all over the great
state will go to the World's fair as guests
of the Inter Mountain.
The announcement made last evening
that it was the purpose of this paper to
have each county in the state select its
most popular girl to go to the St. Louis
Exposition at the expense of the Inter
Mountain, was widely talked about to
day. Many praised the enterprise of the
paper and others gladly took up the plan
because it would be good for the state.
It will make the fair talked of and
arouse a deep interest in the exposition
that is destined to put the Chicago World's
Fair in the shade.
Candidates Sprung Up.
The plan was so big and the expense
and trouble entailed so great, that many
wondered how the Inter Mountain could
do it. The Inter Mountain will do it,
however, and in style, too.
As soon as the announcement was readl,
young ladies from various parts of the
state made known their intentions of be
coming candidates. Entries were received
from Bozeman, Townsend, Deer Lodge,
Anaconda, Missoula and Butte. The
names of the young ladies will be pub
lished in Saturday's paper. The first
coupon will appear in that issue.
It will be to the advantage of the can
didates to announce their entries as soon
as possible. Friends caul be apprised of
their candidacy and may begin to work for
them at once. Those who lenter the race
early will get a good start, although others
can come int at any time.
There will be three girls selected from
Butte, two from Deer Lodge county and
two from Missoula. In other parts of the
state there will be one from each county.
Judging from the number of entries af
ready recorded the list of candidates will
be a long one.
According to the rules of the contest the
voting will begin Monday next. The
coupons must be voted within seven days
after the date of receipt. This is to fa
cilitate the counting of the ballots which
will be no small task of itself.
Every county in the state has an Inlter
Mountain bureau where the votes may be
cast and the results will be wired to this
office daily. In this way the contestants
may be apprised of the achievements of
pach other.
When the maids of honor are elected
the Inter Mountain will do the rest. The
young ladies will assemble in Butte and
go to the exposition together. All ex
penses will be paid by this paper.
The Pullman berths, dining-car service
en route and the hotel bits at the expo
sition will all be settled for by the Inter
Mountain.
When the lucky girls have been chosen
they will be asked to select a chaperon,
who will accompany them on their jour
ney. The party will be entertained at the
exposition two weeks.
"I don't know, of anything that has hap
pened since the legislature voted to have
Montana represented at the St. Louis Ex
position that has caused so much interest
in the World's Fair as the Inter
Mountain's contest," said ex-Senator Lee
Mantle, president of the Montana World's.
Fair commission, this afternoon.
"The generosity and enterprise of the
Inter Mountain should be oommended. I
will say for the Montana commission that
we are in hearty accord with the move
ment. It will not only tend to bring our
state into greater prominence, bt: will.
arouse much interest in the fair among,'
Montana people.
"The plan is an excellent one, too. The
benefit to the young ladies will be' a last.
ing one. The trip to St. Louis will be
something that they will remember all
their lives. It will be ai education in a
way."
J, B. Leggat, secretary of the Montana
World's Fair conmmission, was equally as
enthusiastic over the Inter Mountain's
plan to send so young ladies to the St,
Louis Exposition.
"I don't know of a better plan to get
all the people of the state ilnterested In
the fair," said he. "It is a big enterprise
on the part of the Inter Mountain, but I
feel sure that it will be a success and the
state will be benefited. T'he selection of
those 30 young women to attend the ex
position will be almost as big an under
taking as a state election. Mvery county,
will take an Interest in the contest snd:
a corresponding interest will be aroused
in the fasiv' "
PLANS FOR UNION
DEPOT ARE DRAWN
BELIEVED NEW STATIO0N FOR RAIL
WAYS ENTERAING BUTTE IS
NOW ASSURED.
COMPANIES KEEP IT QUIET
Wish to Secure Site and Right of Way
at Reasonable Price-How the
Truth Leaked Out.
luttte is at last to have a tllion depot.
Accordinlg to what is believed to ise re
liuhle infornlation the railroads have
about decided to locate the depot in the
vicinity of the old Great Northern ,paseln
ger deput aiid the present freight tlrept of
that coipany. It is even said that tIhe
Ilan1is have ieen drawn. The matter Ilas
S'idrletly been kept quiet for the purposl e
if seciriing rights of way for ionnctrtinit
tracks with the Northern Pacific and the
O)regan Short Iine roads.
No one here Lppe.ars to know alnything
deilinite about t he union depot lproject. The
v ay the mltatter leaked out was the refusal
fii the Great Northern to give to the Mnii
tnla Electric companly I temllporary site
tlr a warehouse, just across the track from
isc frcight depot, upon company groundtl.
' he reason given for refusing to colncede
ithe site was that ground was needed for
tlie site for the union. depot for which
plans have already Ieein drawn.
'This is a welcome and surprising piece
.f.tne*#ir as no one in Bhtte appelarred to
knic# that the site was to lie there or that
mlatters had advanced to the stage of draw
ilg plans. The companies interested have
ev\delntly bIeen mloving quietly in order to
seclure the necessary rights of way before
pIroperty owners attempllted to raise prices
ablliormally upon them.
The proposed site, oil the Great North
erli ground, will lie better than oat the
first one contelmplated, near the preselt
Nortlhern Pacific and the Oregon Short
Linle depots. It is said that the railroads
will give Ilutte a depot in keepitng with the
Sity's statlitinlg as a trade and litllainess
center. It is expected that the Busitess
ienl's association will at onllce take steps
to lend tile railroads every assistanlce pas
sible to hasten the consutullllllationl of the
leal altd etnsuringr the conltli'ittcenmenlit of
work upon the buildingl at all early dlate.
AWARDS IN MINERALS
Butte ajld Silver Bow Ex
hibits Take Prizes at
State Fair.
PICIAt, TO Trill IN'tcit MOCwNIAIN.
Helena, Oct, t1.--The mineral awards
were mllade today by the state fair cotll
:litt(le, consisting of Col. O. P. Chlisholm
of BIoztilmal, W. F. Word and iU. N.
Mitchell.
Silver Bow and Butte carried off the
lpalnm of the premiums.
Silver Bow county captured the first
prize for the best counity minleral collec
tion. The Anaconda Copper Mining collt
l,ny received the first prize for the best
exhibit of copper ore.
The second prize went to the Colusn
Parrot companly, and the third to the
I'nited Ctopper company. The Colusa-Parrot
s,,,ptured the first prize for silver ore,
the Anaconda compiany the second andtl the
5.United Copper company the third prize.
Other awards were: Best sample of
gold, first prize, the Howard tmine, near
Hielena; second prize, Senator Clark's
Mayflower minle in Madison county; best
,I44 ore to Howard mine; first prize for
le4d ore, the Mollie Gibson litne in Flat
he)d coutlty; second prize for lead, Colunl
-bi Gardens' exhibit; first prize for
cyonide gold ore, Fergus county; iron ore,
tll Beall of Gallatin county; ornamlental
pine, Montana Onyx company of Gallatin
4.otnty; building stone, Sweet Grass
eoftnty; fire brick clay and products, Ana
'Conda Copper Mining company; pressed
'brick clay, Kessler Brick cotmpanly; lignite,
J, Dougherty of. B oadwater county; best
collection of cryst.Us, W. M. Cobban of
Itutte ; best collection of speciltent,
Columbia Gardens, Butte; best model of a
inets, Anaconda company; best ore sizer,
S. A. Pratt; best calciner furnace, A. H.-,
Wetkey of Butte; best bitunminous coal,
Reuld lodge; anthracite, Columbia Gar
.dells, Butte,
Waives Hearing,
SPECIAL TO TICR INTER HOUNtTAIN.
Deer Lodge, Oct. 1t.-Fred lMason, charged
with forgery In paslling a draft upon Larable
Dros,, drawn upon a bank that does not exist,
was arraigned before justice of the Peace Bat.
tprman today, Io waived s hearlng and was
* WEA'TlER-Washlngton, D. C,., Oct. r..
The weather indications for temorrow are fair,
~lth rising teiniprsture.
INSPECTION ORDER
ON DEVITT CLAIM
BUTTE & BOSTON COMPANY CON
CLUDES ITS EVIDENCE ON
SURVEY PETITION.
MOTION TO DISMISS DENIED
Attorney John F. Forbli Asserts Hein.e
Is Gouging Out Ore and Leaving
Mine a Mere Shell.
At the lecaring today Onl the applicationl
of the Illtte & iostoll Mining company
to he allowed to inspect the workings of
the Rarus mine to discover if Ileitize and
tile Montana Ore Purchlasing company are
looting the ore Iholies in the Michael
I)avitt claim, which is under the injunc
tion of the Lnited States court, Attorney
John F. Forbis for the Huitte & Ilostotn
compiany declared that the Iinitcd Copper
compllltany people are .1luging out t le rich
tre hIcdies of the Michael I)Davitt claim
and leaving thie mine a Iutrc shell, in fla
grallt violation of the inljunction.
lIh demanliled that the olurt blring Ill
the saidiers of the United St;ates army, if
the court folnd itself powerlcss to assert
its authority and enforce the injunction
agailst the Montana O(re Purchasing com
pany, and thus vindicate Its authority.
Mr. Forhis said that thle defendants in
the case were not only violating the in
junction and mining the enjjined ore
Iodies, but were destroying aill traces of
their work and covering their trail behind
thema.
'The theariug was held in Judge
Kinowles' couirt, and the Itutll & lBoston
colmpLany finished putting in its testimony
before noon.
The proreedintg is ill the old Michael
Da)vitt case, which is to he tried again in
the future, and the piaiiltitf, the Itutte &
BIoston coutn;iny, asks for an order al
lowing it toI inslrct, survey and exanine
the workings of the lIarus milne and the
Michael Davilt claini, ill order to make
sure of whether or linot the injuonction, for
biding both partiis to the suit to mine the
ledges in the Miichatl Davitt clait, is be
ing violutid or nIt, and also to secure
info'rmation of the cotditicus in the
Around for usec at lthe trial.
When the plaintifl had conmideled its
side of the case, Juidge McHatten, for
the Ilhcilnze sidetl, mvced the court to dis
miiss thei application for the inspection
and to dleny it ihtspetiont. but JudI(ge
Knowles, after lhearinlg argumentlll on the
motion, overruled it.
'IThen the Ileinie stide openled its evi
dence, and Frank I.. Sizer and I.. A.
Stadlar gave testilmnll,~y for the defendants.
Staller was on the stand at latest ac
coticits this afte'rnooni.
When thile hearing opened in thie morn
ing Civil and Mining Etngineer ;George I.
Moulthrop took the witness stand for the
plaintilf ald gave evidence of what lie
knew alout miting in the Michael )evitt
groundl in violation of the inijunctionl.
"What is your present emlploylmenlt?"
Mr. Forbiis asked him.
"I aut foreman of the . I'Pennsylvantia
mine," hlie replied.
"Arc you familiar with tile underground
workiugs of the IRaus, Johnstown, Michael
Devitt and Pennsylvaunia claims?"
"Yes, sil'."
"I'll ask you if you have heard the
sounds of miiiing work going on there ?"
"I have heard mining and the sound of
hblastiug there at the east end of the
'ennsylvania mine. It was near the south
side line of the Michael I)evitt, inside its
boulndary," the witness replied,
"On what level was that ?"
"1 concluded from the soulnd that it
was on the 9oo level of the Pennsyl
vania, That is 30 feet Ibelow tie Goo level
of the Raris."
"How long have you heard these
sounds. ?"
"For the last mouth continuously," Mr.
Moulthrop replied.
"I'll ask you if you ever Imade a de
mand on the Johnstown and larus coin
panies for aldmission into their workilgs?"
MIr. Forbis asked.
"I made a dematnd on Superintendent
Trerise of the Rarus last July," was the
reply.
"Whom did you represent?"
"The Butte & lBostun and the Boston &
Montana companies."
The witness said he ihad hiad authority
from the state court, as a Iutte & Boston
inspector, to itlspect the underground
workings of all the clailts involved for
three years, but had been shut out of
the workings last July biy Trerise. He
said that Trerise was shown the order
of the court giving himt authority to enter
the mines theretofore, but Trerise refused
to any longer honor it. The order was
one from Judge Clancy, which HIeinze
had abrogated last July, about the time
Trerise shut the witness out of the
ground.
"Hilave vonu ever heen in those work
injs since that time?" Mr. Forbis asked.
iNot slrNd alaet the 'rst of July," the
wIcneSs replieS.
(Containued on Pege Tasen.). .
BUTTE MINERS
ENJOY A BIG
BARBECUE
Six Thousand Men Dine
at Gardens as Com
pany's Guests.
LONG STREET PARADE
Demonstration Most Re
markable in History of
Greatest Camp.
mntallgrmnted dlay in Bufltte was tlh
tiggest thing the townl ever naw.
Think of b,ain marclhing men for-med
in one solidl couMtm; lhink of 6,700 melt
eltering the gates at (ul ihcehiln I,tirdell
aim1 clrttakitng of he111 irelretll)lclenIiI pro
vided there at the bh.rlecue t
(If ursl'ell. loil Ien paper doess lnot toolk
like a trellel' o'lll,,nls Ilt, Iltu jusllt look at
that tuttlber lof llt and you1 will rcalizo0
that it is quite an army. That is what
it wasl, an army, but al industrial inslte'ad
of a miilitant armty. Perhaps lno where in
the West did suich a force of wage wollks
era in ltne line of indl istry torn u t i li
gtlher.
Remarkable Demonstration.
"It is the' mosct remalrkable demonstr4
tion I .cter saw." noiid Senator lFred Du.
Ihiset of idahll, today, when hIe had viewe4
the plnlrele and ,lingled with the crowd at
the ;arde.ns. "I never dreamed it was
posilhle for a thilng of this sort to take
laere in Ilutte." And thle enator's Us
toniale tneth is but the reflectlon of that
exp).st.Id by all.
'I'he wholeh thilng wae arranged tby Ihle
mininlgll companies now consolidated into
tle Amalllgtled comanylllly in honllr of tile
nleln who1111 e and llli 1eit their orn's. It
waus a trileute :aIt it testii moniall tol til
woith of these men. The company laid
threm all 11fl iot in the dlay at full Ipay,
closed down all its minesC in the city anti
its two eiFll.tl--- te ihe Colorado atld the
Ilutle aind IlostlmL-and gave all hancds a
loliday that .would cost these emlloyes'
u.thing.
Taken to the Gardens.
After the parade, which occupied the
ixnurlilg hours, the entire strength of the
employlal was taken to Columbia Gardens.
Men. at the gate, wiho coutnted those wlh
entered, say that at at a:Ju o'clock 6,704
had passed' in. More camhe later. It is ,
conservative esltilnate to say that 8,o000
,,men, wtere entcrtainled at the Gardens ,lutctJ
ing the lday.
There, in the hall park, whole oxen,
sheep and hogs had been barbecued in
gooid old Soutlhern style. Tables, hundreds
of yards long, had been slpread, an army of
carvers was kept hutsy slicing tile roaslted
mellat, htnge dry goods boxes full of beef
anl hant and cheese sandwiches were
emptlied, boxes of applle were stacked up
high, onlly to hcomec but empty shells in a
short time. O)ff near third base at blig
square enc'lo'sre marked the place wherq
the beer was served. The sides of the
squalre were bars. llehinl them a corps of
toiling men worked with both hands to
suplly the demallds of the thirsty.
Four Bands Played.
lhe stand, or shell, from which Presdi
dent IU(osevelt h.oke when he was herb
last May, had been moved in close to
the grand stand. From this the four banlds
which were taking part in the (day's fes
tivities played during the afternoon. Andi
thue came the speaking.
President William Scallon of the Ana
conda Copper Mining company, who has
charge of the Amalgamated interests here,
was the first speaker. He made at frank;
clean-cut speech to the men that aroused
their heartiest enthusiasm. Then C, F.
Kelley and others followed in a similar
strain. That practically concluded the
day's program, hut there were other forms
of entcrtainment for the men. In facti
they had a great big picnic, and the best
time of the year.
The thing that struck all observers re,
garding the proceedings of the day was
the wholesale cordiality which plainly ek
ists between the omen and the officials
who have the direction of the several comt
panies' interests in their charge.
Lavish Hospitality.
Another thing that impressed itself upon
the observer was the lavish manner in
which the company's hospitality was dis.
pensed. To lay more than 6,ooo mei
idle for a day under full pay is an enor
mous expense to start with. And then the
serving of refreshments, the transports.
tion and all, figures the total expenditures
into a large sumn. That the company con4
sidered such an expenditure worth while
in giving a testimonial to the men is a
striking evidence of the kindly relations
that exists between employer and employed
in IButte,
GREATEST TURNOUT
IN BUTTE HISTORY
Never was a parade like it in Butte
before.
'About the corner of Granite and Wyow
ming streets, waiting for it to start this
morning, hundreds of people gathered. The
air was chill and withal hazy, for a trace
of smelter smoke mixed with the morning
mist and made things a block distant seem
indistinct.
Here in the foreground were a band,
the company officials, the silken flag, the
policemen and the head of the great in
dustrial army's line. . Presently the columt
broke into action, the band playing gayly,
and the thick, black line of men began to.
wind its way around the corner, up the
(Continued oe Pages iv.)

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