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THE BUTTE INTER MOUNTAIN
VOL XXIII. No. 128. BUTTE, MONTANA, FRIDAY, DECEMBER 11, 1903. PRICE FIVE CENTS EXTRA SESSION IS TH.ING OF THE PAST House and Senate of the State Legislature Adjourned. LITTLE TO BE DONE Minor Matters Remaining Were Hurried Through With Today. SBPCIAL TO ThII INTER MOUNTAIN. Helena, Dec. I.-:.The second extraordi nary session of the legislature adjourned shortly after noon today, the senate at i2:o5 and the house at ia:2o. There was very little to be done in either house. The hour of meeting for both was ii o'clock. In the house Presi dent Pro Tern Murray signed the Meyers bill, taxing costs in removed cases. Lieutenant Governor Higgins came in later and signed the house bill allowing the superintendent of public instruction a clerk or stenographer. Kohrs' Resolution Adopted. A resolution offered oy Kennedy, ex pressing regret at the absence of Senator Kohrs of Powell county, was adopted. When about to adjourn the presiding offi cer named Senators Whipple, Conrow and Waite as a committee to inform the gov ernor of the fact, and Senators Kennedy, Brennan and Bourne as a committee to inform the house. Senate joint memorial relative to the withdrawal of public lands. for which the house had passed a substi tute, was indefinitely postponed by the senate on motion of Senator Ralston, its author. Hie said the thing had been so badly garbled by the changes that it might as well be allowed to die. To Notify the Governor. All the business for the house was the signing of the Meyers bill by the speaker. Representatives Miller, Word and Linder man were named as a committee to notify - the governor the house was about to ad journ, and Representatives Landstrunt, Downey and Lehsou a committee to in form the senate. Governor Toole signed the two hills which were finished up today, thus approv ing every measure acted on at the extra session. Just before the house adjourned Representative Linderman called attention to the excellent feeling which had pre vailed during the entire extra session and suggested the formation of an alumni as sociation on the lines published in the Inter Mountain yesterday. Representatives Rice. Beaudry. Lynch and Conner spoke on the same subject and to the same effect, and it was decided to hold a meeting after adjournment to form the association. Association Formed. After the house adjourned the represen tatives and senators met in the hall of the house and formed the "Association of the Eighth Legislative Assembly," with the following officers: President, Col. J. H. Rice of Chouteanu; first vice president, B. F. White of Beaverhead; second vice president, J. H. Lynch of Silver Bow; secretary, Frank P. Linderman of Mad ison; treasurer, Dr. O. M. Lanstrum of Lewis and Clarke. C. F. Word of Lewis and Clarke, Guy Stap,!ton of Silver Bow and James M. Self of Missoula were named as a committee on constitution and by-laws. Dr. C. B. Miller of Lewis and Clarke, C. F. Word of Lewis and Clarke, Reuben, Dwight of Missoula and John MacGinniss of Silver Bow were made a committee on entertainment. The association is to meet every two years, in Helcna, (luring the session of the legislature. Just before the meeting the president is to write each member a letter on the subject, and each member is ex pected to respond, the correspondence to become part of the archives of the as sociation. Cost of the Session. SPECIAI. TO TilE INTER MOUtNTAIN. Helena, Dec. II.-The per diem and mileage of the special session of the leg islature cost $2,0o81.40, according to fig ures prepared at the state house today. The other incidental expenses will bring the total expense of the session up to the amount of the appropriation, $15,ooo. GUNBOAT CASTINE AGROUND nY ASSOCIATrD PRESs. Philadelphia, Pa,, Dec. II.--The United States gunboat Castine, which sailed late yesterday for Key West, en route to Colon, grounded in the Delaware river be low Marcus Hook about r5 miles from this city today. The Castine is lying easy and Corn mnander McKnight reports that she prob ably will float at the next high tide with. out assistance, 'Her engines are working and she is gradually being released from the bed of sand on which she is lying. MRS. M. V. PATTERSON DEAD Mrs. Margaret V. Patterson died this afternoon at the family residence, 416 West Granite street, after an illness of a month. Organic heart trouble was the im mediate cause of death. Mrs. Patterson's sister, Mrs. W. E. Parsons, was with her when the end came. Four children, three young girls and a boy, are left to mourn her death. Hunting for Nakla. Up to s:3o this afternoon Ever Nakla, who is wanted by the police for an assault alleged to have been committed upon Jo. seph Kaiko at the bar of the Will house, Arizona street and Broadway, last evening, had not been arrested. The two men are Finns and are said to have had a good deal of trouble before the assault last night. JURY SECURED TO TRY MURDER CASE BECKMAN OFFERED TO TAKE WHAT HE BELIEVES WAS A DOSE OF DEADLY DRUG. WILLING TO KILL HIMSELF Scene Between Murderer and County Attorney, When Beckman Offered to Take Poison. Judge .McClernan's court was crowded to the doors this morning when court opened. Many had been attracted there by the news that Albert Beckman was to be tried today and were curiosity sttkers, while the special venire called for tuesday occu pied every available seat. Itnmmediately after court opened the names of those who had I een certified back by the sheriff were called, and out of the 25o names presented only 64 re sponded, and of these 27 were excused for various reasons. This left 37 from ahich to complete the jury. Beckman in Court. 1While the clerks arranged the names the court took a short iecess. Ieckmlan occupied his accustomned seat between his attorneys and assumed the samle air of indillerence manifested at all proceedings had in his case. lie sat quietly smoking a cigarette and was not at all ruffled by the events transpiring about him. For the first time since the proceedings began there were ladies in the court room, and there were only two this morning, Miss Mary Kelly, sister of the dead girl, accompanied by a companion. Patrick Kelly. brother of the deceased young lady, has been an interested specta tor throughout the entire proceeling from the time the inquest was held until the prisoner was placed on trial for his life. Kelly on Stand. One of the sentsational features of the inquest was Kelly's demeanor on the wit ness stand. when he hurled defiance and hatred at the slayer of his sister, and it was with difficulty that lIeckman was pro tected from the rage of the brother. After a recess of iS minutes the work of securing a jury was resumed, and at 1 :35 the following jury qualified: Sam alcHaffey, Daniel Cameron. A. J. Palmer. John G. Currie. Hlarry Shafer, Jo seph Sheppard, A. E. \\oodbury. Mike Mc Nulty, J. V. Johnson, lmner 1). Fuller, Henry Staebler and D. J. Smith. County Attorney Outlines. Immediately after selecting the jury court adjourned to 2 p. n.. and upon re convening County Attorney Breen made the opening statement to the jury, outtlining what the state expected to prove. The in formation charging Albert J. Beckman with murder was read, and Mr. Breen then stated to the jury that the state proposed to prove that Beckman had been persistent in his attentions to Miss Helen Kelly, and these attentions becoming obnoxious, he was ordered to leave the Dakota block by Miss Mary Kelly, proprietor of the house and sister of the dead girl. That after leaving the house Beckman hung around anl persisted in annoying (Contincued on Page Nine.) DEATH BEFORE JAIL BARON DE ADELSWARD TRIES SUI CIDE-FOUND GUILTY ON A SERIOUS CHARGE. BY ASSOCIATED PRESS. Paris, Dec. I .--It is announced in a telegram from Mulhouse, Alsace-Lorraine, the so-called Baron de Adelsward, who with Count de Warren was found guilty December 3 of exciting minors to de bauchery, attempted suicide yesterday, se verely injuring himself. $200,000,000 TELEPHONE CONCERN IS ASSURED BY ASSO(IATED PRESS. Chicago. Dec. r.-Final arrangements were made yesterday for the incorporation of the Interstate Telephone association into one company, This means the amal gamation of more than 400 independent telephone companies in Illinois, Wis consin, Missouri, Kentucky, Iowa, In diana, Pennsylvania, Nebraska, Minnesota, Ohio and Michigan, involving property valued at more than $2oo.0oo,ooo. 'Thlis action was taken at the closing session of the association. The permanent commit tee was appointed to work on plans of action for the new company. CHANGE OF VENUE IN BERRY MURDER CASE BY ASSOCIATED PRESS, St. Francis, Kan,, Dec. I..-In the case of Chauncey Depew, Clyde Wilson and W. J. McBride, charged with the murder of the Berry family last May, the court has granted a change of venue to Norton county. Bonds were furnished for the de fendants and they were discharged, It was contended by the defense that the con dition of public sentiment was such that a fair trial was impossible. The case will probably be tried in January. COUNTESS RUSSELL GETS A DECREE OF DIVORCE fY ASSOCIATED PRESS. London, Dec. I.--Countess Mabel Rus sell yesterday secured a divorce from her husband, William Brown, a former coach man, The countess testified to the cruel ties and misconduct of Brown, who mar ried her in December, 19o2, under the title of Prince Aphrobald Stuart de Mo dena, alleging he was a Bavarian noble man, Gilman Again President. * BY ARSOCIA'TED PRESSF B]altimore, ald., Dec, mi,-At today's session of the twenty-third annual meeting of the Na. tional Civil Service lReform association, Daniel C, Gilman was re-elected president JOHN JULLY'S FATE IN THE HANDS OF THEJURY Fort Missoula Soldier's Plea Is That Dead Man Beat Him. ISliFi V . ' I l INi i l 1 . II INI,14 1 , M i .Ioula . I te. it.- Ihl e fatel of John Tullly, chargedl ilh thie mutiler of a fel low soldier, 'Thomas Kennedy. on the night of October 1t, is in the Iihals. of the jury. It was given t tthie I- 41en at I :40 o'clock this morning. Late this afternoon thie jury had not retturi.ed it ver dict. All e mornin w i th i g ivn t tio lirglu mIent by counsel,. . hllalls I. 111.all, the proirecltig aIttornley. presented the arglt ntentr for the lstate , ln Attorley .litmer FI. Ilershey presentedl the airgunitit for the defenlie. lhe chlirge iof the j dg ii wallsl hrief and containei d iiautniiilg to distinguish it fron oilither similar chliarges. afternoon ;iandl gave his veriiii of ithei shootingi which weiit Iii he1 out lilte theolry of self-defense set pil by his attiorneiy. Tl'here were a nitihlier if o1th r 1 \illlttssis for the ldeftitse and oni the whole rapid progress wlias madIlle. Kennedy Struck Tully. D)uring the lafteriioin the listate illntro diucedil lrs. Lillie P'owell who iwas wilt Kennedy ands Tully prior tr the rh4.rting. Siue th IIIf walkinig with the two .after they had il hall iilme leer ul lt f the elll entgagiing in a quarrel. Kentteily s luckk Tiully and she rlan homliiie. .Later she helirld i shoti lPrivatesiic Iavingier, heed and lines t. 4lhi the jury aiollu see.liing the ;ilel lll e h.er the soldierl' iuarters, protlre a rilhe ani cartrlidrlges and dilellpart. L'tindler SMhtetrii Sterling testiti4 l about thel cnliifess.ili Tiully iadl in which hile ia miltted the shooting. F. F. liershey, cotllln el for the 't fesli . outlined the defelse in i hrirf address to the jury. lie saidi it woul libte ishown that fully fired only in self-ildefense. lie wa' Ia smailler man than Kelnnedty and fearerl him. The accused took ilhe sll4t4d and1 toilil his story oif the tragedly. Bore Good Reputation. Hlis tes.timoliy was very bimlilar to thalt of Mlrs. Powell, one olf he hstate's wit inessesT. te clilmed that lhe tooik the gun Ito protec.t himself from K.eiiildy.. whom lie feared, while lie went tfti:r his hiat 11and coat which lie hild left bellhiill. lie s4aw Keinnedy coming and told him to "cut it out." A rock was thrown at hinL an11 li.e firedt in self defense. Several witntesses testi fied as to 'T'ullly's good churacter and repu tation. SAN DOMINGO OUIET BY ASSiJO IAII, I'IRONS. New . ,ork, Diec. i1.- I-lh Clyde line steamer CherIokee which arrived todlay friom San ID)olingo repolrts that quiet. pre vails in that country. (rder had beeni re stored before her arrival there and shie Cx perienced no dlifficulty in discharging and loading cargo at all of tile ports of call. IMPORTANT QUESTION UP IN THE SUPREME COURT Suit of J. & G. Potter and G. Swan vs. Plymouth Gold Mining Company. SI'iJCIAL. 'l 1iE INTI'E M1IIt'N'AIN. Ilelena, Dlc. j.-lThe question whether an investor in a mininig calllp, who mIakes an ilnvestmllent upon the promzise of an officer of the complany, that lie can recover the same within a certain periodl, if he does not like the venture can really re cover, appears to be involved in the ap peal from the district court of Silver Bow county argued before the sulprenle court today. The case is entitled James and George P'otter and (eorge Swan agailnst the PIlymouth Gold .\lining comllpay. The plaintiffs, it appears, invested in 4,000 shares of the defendant corporation under an agreement with the presidelnt that the money would be refunded inside of six months if the investmlent was not pop ular. At the end of the period the plaintiffs claim they sought to recover their money, ,ut were unsuccessful. Then they in stituted suit. The lower court found for the defense in sustaining a denmurrer to the complaint, on the ground there was not sufficient cause for the action. The plain tiffs appealed and the apijeal was argued today. Attorney General D)onovan made a mo tion in the supreme court today to dismiss the alppeal in the case of the state against Anderson, from Silver Bow county on the ground the appellant hadlit not observed the rules of the court in preparing thlie brief. INJURED BY FALL OF ROCK IN THE GAGNON W. P. Thrasher, a drill operator em ployed at the Gagunon mine, sustained a double fracture of the left leg by a fall of rock ii' the mine about 2 o'clock this after noon. He was working with a drill on the 5oo-level, second floor, of the mine, when a large piece of rock, which he supposed was safe, fell from above striking him on the leg with crushing force. Fellow workmen soon relieved him of the load of rock, and Dr. L.arson was sum. moned. The doctor found that the leg had been broken both above and below the knee. The Injured man was taken to the sur face and thence to Murray & Freund's hospital in a stretcher. Thrasher is a sin gle man and lives at 23 West Quartz street. NORDICA SUES FOR DIVORCE nY ASSOCIATtED PRESS. New York, Dec. Ir.-It is announced that papers have b>een filed here in a suit to he brought by Madame lillian Nordica, the prima donna, for legal sepa ration from her husband, Zoltman Doeme, the Hungarian tenor. They were married May a6, 1896, at Indianapolis. CONSUL DAYIS NAS ASSAULTED BY THE TURKS Later Reports Indicate the American Was Not In the Wrong. BY A1441444A4 4.44 1444441. Stairs,. l atio n's lates 1 a 4vi1es I4 44.4 4llg ie AItc'.mxlrrIt n affta:ir t'4444irm41 t4e r44 lu 44. of tit lo.1 14441c of thle polite iII the 44.4414 4.4l4 4'uu 444 av4 t is 14ho 14a01 44l~y lined4 Iris cane~c ill telf~t defr iise. Ii .ipI'aI' thart4 At4ru 1.44 th444 4144 444444441/14 thec cuii~ul tit C~ ll e Lc · iint tip rllilbrk flit \4444 hI. rl l. 4141444 44144441 ml Ito .ll('.i4 4.! .fl I 4< .4, w4441 444442.4424 by 44 4.444444f444. 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Ile protested his innici iicc: 'i.n the scullold. He Killed Two Japs. I1~ AS.hO'IAIit I 'Iu i S. VantConver, It. C., Dec. t .-- -laida, a Japlanese, was hanged Ithis morning at Natiamo by Iaddille, the ollicial hauit itan for the whole Dominiion of Canada. Maiila's crime was the mturler of two other Japa;lnese wholtIi he killed with a doule iiltted axe as they lay asleep ill the cabin where he lived. Ilis miurldr of theti was intended In be only preliminary to the killing of ia Japanese and his wife who slept in the adjoiniiii room, Maiha having been in love with the wonmau atnd haiting been replilstd bly her. Another Hangs High. San Quentin. ('al., Dec. II.- Julius Mar ltine was execultd today in the sMate prisonl here for thelt murder of Dieputy ShcerilT Casey of Himbolhdt county. I)ur ing the last week he acted strangely, but was Ipronouncted satute biy experts, who decided that he was shamingllli insanity in the hope of obtaining a reprieve,. GOES DOWN IN GALE FIVE DROWN WHEN COASTING SCHOONER CAPSIZES IN THE ANGRY ATLANTIC. IIY A SO( 'IA'I' I'T) l aSS,. Wilnington, DIel., ID)ec. t r.-'IThe coast ing schooner Clarence II. capsized in a gale Welnesday night and five persons were drowned. COLDER WEATHER COMING Snow Is Here and the Mercury Is Going to Sink. The weather man missed it by just 24 hours. The snow which he predicts for tonight came last night. A fall of two or three inches ct-urred during the night, but the day broke with a temperature that was nothing to com. ,lain of. The thermometer registered at at it ~'clock this morning and was practically sta. tionary all the forenoon. (:older weather is predicted for the near future for ltltte and vicinity, the forecast as given out by Alr. Wharton, the local weather man, being: "Snow tonight and Saturday; colder tonight and In the eastern portion of the state Saturday." Monterey Purged. BY ASSOCIATED PI1ESS. Monterey Mex,, Dec. II.--The board of health yesterday officially declared Mon tercy free from yellow fever. CITE 10T ANSWER CONTEMPT CHARGF M. O. P. COMPANY, JOHNSTO\ COMPANY, HIEINZE, TRERISE ! AND FRANK CALLED INTO THE FEDERAL C' . Judge Knowles Cited Persons NIV ed for Disobeying His Orders ar. Calls in Judge Beatty. s1' t 0I I iii11 \1114 1 'i 51'1N N. i li r p t11'1 , i, . I i h.i . i \ill ii. I i' e111111 I1.ii in the l'n ute ip itpt'% etnlt til i*. mtrning, lil,I I )r\l r Inlt l mn plp nyl , I II" IIIu'tus fIll l lit.le pt i, Ilip I'i, iin i the " Cip t'I ,mli der in th" nlutit r of alhewivn ti11 in11ol. tihn pit thl I '11(irt l ip it i mil p il IIut1 . pTh,, .it;atiln 1itilu i , the. p:arlie, Iili ii I t I a p p1 1 r 1 i-h l1,4 , th e 'l i ltll ill II lh' h l l io l Dei mber ilp . r tI .Itt a ti i lt - P µi p tI h I'1 of I)€ 'p l lllpp, t IP IP, iIIIP, I ii I ll .rll P te'mpt. Ir i,'e li.tll,.i f I thel I' it, SI ati i .'.l i iI p lace , i" , np.l.t K n w he ,. 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W.A, CLAAK BETIER Ify ASt. IAlit I.I il 5 .'. w Yalk, lh'0. I I. I taill,1 ,I atle°' Sc tiattor W. . A. I'la t wat soint. whal in provedtod l.ay auld hi'l conldilionl i' relporled .t* ii..t fatv'.i hit MILITARY IGNORE THE HABEAS CORPUS WRIT Refuse to RlIease Prisoner on Rqc(uisi tirn From Court. IIt, , . f IA Ill jI'I :I ('riil' l, ' i ik, 114., I),1 . II. I 0l4i, I V,,rh'declhi ypr, t ot , ti;itld r ot i tthi , lililiry i~ll lh. llll I Il, I .l4~lill(', l lh¢" 1 wlil ' I, i h l a ,llld hUse, wllhi. ;(l wIa, i wI. inr11 . l h1al itto itt lhi i li-t ictt ctirtt hidhy. i l'.iitlltriy I ll p ii xl laiy. . ht l hil h mil ilary otlheiaIls re('o.i izl,led e 1 11 t. ; llh lity ,I t i g itv l I "t aIi s l rI n i nIi S lut t hat i , tllpl ited flit it l if by r i ticla a tl i i.lh ofadg Nh..eiefis iotinu, tii ri'tmviu onF,44 ROWAN DAMAGE SUIT IN HANDS OF JURORS .i ' I. IAi , 10 lilll . IN I .i MoItI IAIN. h h , 1 'I ', . II1 . 'll 1 IIII;g1 111 tit of Jalll lRowanl aga:inst. C' l(, Johnl,,o , owneCr of a M i ..,nilh 'hus. lin,,, to r(,cove.r $a.*5 (, , ftor lh,. ih.tith of hlir stt, who was lilhill ill a 'buls rlln|away h~tw.eenl the, Flolrence h,,tl andl til: Norlhe.rl l'acific. dl,.,,, ini .fisitula, over a ycar tgot, wLItt tI I lie jury ii tihe [vderal ttoilrt lhiiI, aftr.ltI ItIt afte.r the colrt I.uI delidv all ins~trucli-o for lhe d.hlifste. It se(.ms pro abl, e that the allrallnllll llpOll the ph'ah inl abiltellenlt that w(.re. 1 jiive uIet tlear., htir, early ill Jlalllniry iy Jlulge l.ieatty oif hliho it the cit .s aIuinirst Cobbanl asld oth(,rs for alvlh' hu' ib..r land( frlittti will nIot he h'irti lu , a, s ltheire scc llntn mnlUe (idoubt aJoullt Jur le Jl';tlly heing4 able to m(IIII to) MOlllallu at tlhat tilic., TO VALIDATE LAND TITLE Dixon Introduces Bill for the Bitter Root Settlers. In1to Mounlhin Ilur,,au, 17 k'ife Ihhildig, Wa~shing/on, I). C.., lD'cembe.r I . Congressttatl i)ixoni itlroducedi a bill loday to confirm and validate land ltile to sietleri in flitter Root valley ;eove I.o l.o falls. Contlgres.man t)ixon hIlls titi piroxy of Natiloal ('Comnitteeman Mcl,eod of .Mon ttuna. Senator Ilanna will entertaitI the cotlllll4ittee Suattlrday evenillng. NEIDERMEIER PAWNED GUNS Chicago Murderer Diaposed of Stolen Weapons in Denver. lIV AS(ItIIAT 4.4R) lIt' ,.. Denver, Colo.,, )ec, Ir,-Tl'wo revolvcrt which were stolen from thle Chicago car Itarns the itight Franlcis, W. Stewart and Jiates B, Johlnsot were mnurdlered have been recovered in Denver pawnlshops and two pawnblrokers Ihave ildentified a picture of Peter Neidernmeir as that of tihe iman who sold the weapons. DENVER TO PAY DAMAGES 5Y AISOCIAT D PI(IEiS,'. Denver, Dec. I1.--A vedict was given by a jury in the district court in favor of the city of Denver in the suit of David Charters, a former I)usiness man, for $t5, ooo damages for intjuries said to have been sustained by failing on an alleged defective sidewalk two years ago, PANAMA KEEPS AN EYE ON INVADER Scouts Sent Out to Watch for Colombian Troops Reported Landed. TO HOLD ELECTIONS Government of the New Republic Soon Be on 1:1.11 l~ooting. 1 1 , i:" tll Ai l A I t'44 .4, Iltt I 4 . -"hl p,,inij41,,i w rk fit . 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' ll 4 1hield Ill, i t 41 fill 1 114 ,11il ly Ill 4 4~Il.44 11" , I11.4 IIt 4i''T'' tf l41 file nii 41' t11 jil .II illII I I i 114 1 14 l llhillll 14 Llctionn at Buouta. 1 I'auli 0114 lil(' m I 1:lh aml it I 'ull -ll Shllt-iWJI 4441 1( 141.411 IAi. 114r 4 444 41y~c lila c~ l ; I 4u )la1 ve% tot I4II-1 IlI4l IjIg illet I ll0 IIn 1. 1414 -: lt1 wc, 4.4 tvll~~ illyi 1144. 11)u1 , V ei lfi 4 :m11141 ii fr 11i i 4 Iipl4 n f ill of 1't% ('g11e' I, ' llg Wll i ItI· ,i1. 1 ill a ill 7t(· (11· 1. l 1 1.I1 Roosevelt Attacked in Conrjress. \.ilalhington, 1)e,'. I1.- I hIe hOtl. on Ircv1ming btiisy resi' lvii d it'l. f into c'l"ll mller oif Iht whoIl for the cIlonsiderratiin of Ith pensi.in apprjij riualion bill, with .\1i. I.awrnl e i al IlSS. , in the chair. \tr. Van V,,rhers (Rep., ().), explained the priovisi,,nl s of thi hill were practically NI ui ial with thol e of last year's imeasurle. Mir. l)ii isim e ( eitm., Ark.), who wa:s I 'lic g i/i Id for ol y hoiiur, look o:i laion tol plo:ak it fl he repn lic of I'anuam a. it. said the. repu elic hI ul n iee t lallil hed alld that it existhd I ,y the power if the tIlUitred States, ;atl that withoutit hat power it icould nt exit. NIothing hald, lie said, l.en S;,inid Ilthat ciul ut hl nave been gIW aiined in a ctraitl;htfurward nlil honoiirable way. lie c'xplaiie'd that lie dlid nt use the word "h.onorable" i an olfetlsive MelIse, hut ill titd halt but for the action of the I nii Id St ates there woSnul be no republic of \1lr. IJl nsulinrerl,referring tl lihe pro visi.lions of I'n.anaia icainal hill, sad: "Hcrei is tin: law. lhid the presidten.t obuiy it ? livcryliboy knows that e imade iino preteu of obeyilng the law. ilas lyan xexcuse beiin nofferei why he did noit o.ry it? l.e hais nut even vouch.i;t.ifmed to confer in wliue law he has violated the slightest excuse. Is he above lthe law? Indeed, Mr. Chairtuanu, if this is true we have conme upon evil tlimes when the executlive power of the gumovernment can IIsurp pouwer and cast aside the express with of congress declared in law." Senate Wants Facts. 11Y AS SOii , il Ii 1SM, Vashington, I). C., lec. I i.-At the he. gilming of today's sessiiton of the senate, Mr. ('utlersnn intrioduced it resolution in structing the committee on judiciary to impuire into the qluestion of right of the detpartunt of I'nalnama to estahish an independient goveitumiett. Mr. Culberson oljietrled to this, saying that the tlecessity for thie diseussion of the point ashu t the character of Pualntula us an independent nation prior to the considerantion of the tratly with that power for the construe. tion of the proposed canal, was imiportant. Rumor of Invasion. \Valhington, I)ec. it.- -Secretary Moody has received a eablegram from Rear Ad miral G lass saying a rimitr has reached anama that a small holy of Colombia troops has landed on Coloimbja territory with a view to marching overland to the isthmus. Rear Admiral G(lass has been un able to confirm the rumor, 1 DEAD; 15 INJURED BY ASSOCIATED PRESS, Steiihenville, 0., Ihe. in-Fifteen persons were injured alnd Frank A. Lasalle of Indiant apolis was killed last night when a Pan Handle express train rall into a locomotive on aln open switch at New Cumberland junction, All the injured will rneover. TO CHECK THE BOLL WEEVIL Ity ASMOCIATED PRESiS, New (Orecans, Dec. I.-A special session of the legislature convened at 1Baton Houge yes terday to discuss the boll wevel situation snid pass necessary legislation to check the evIl.