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THE BUTTE INTER MOUNTAIN
VOL XXIII. No. 136. BUTTE, MONTANA, MONDAY, DECEMBER 21, 1903. PRICE FIVE CENTS THREE LETTERS GRAVELLE WROTE Witness Identifies Tablet on Which it is Said He Indited Them. WAS AT HER HOUSE Mrs. Shanks Says She Saw Gravelle Soon After Explosion. SvI.'IAI. TO TIlE INTF ItMOUtNTAIN. Helena, Dec. a2.-ln the I ravelle trial today. Mrs. Shanks, who was on the stand Saturday, was recalled. Besides connect ing him with a tablet of writing paper on which h'e is alleged to have written a threatening letter, she was quite positive in stating that he called at her house on the morning of September 2a, last, at 2a:5 o'clock, shortly after the dynamite explo sion in the Helena yards of the Northern Pacific. She also identified a white-faced horse which has figured in the trial as the one ;ravelle rode. It developed today that the Great North ut n road has received two additional t:,reatening letters in addition to the one ,,;crcd in evidence Friday. One of the letters was mailed at Cascade, October 8, ursigned, and demanded $15,ooo. An other letter was written at Heelena, Octo ber to, and stated that if the demand for money was acceded to a white cloth should be displayed on the cab of locomotives of trains between St. Paul and Seattle and St. Paul and Ht'tte. There is said to be a fourth letter to be introduced in which the blackmailer said he would be satisfied with $12.000. Section men gave testimony today about finding pieces of dynamite and evidences of the track being tampered with. Section Foreman Larson testified about finding dy nal;ite between October 5 and 12, near ltird'cye, and also of evidence of the track laving been tampered with. Section Foreman Riley and Timothy Riordan gave similar testimony. WHEEL MASHES HEAD PAT DENVER THROWN FROM A WAGON AND DRAGGED-HE MAY NOT SURVIVE. Pat Denver, a driver of one of the city wagons used for carting away rubbish and ice from the streets, met with a mishap at the corner of Main and Mercury streets about ii o'clock this morning that may cost him his life. Denver was driving down Main street rather fast when the wagon struck some obstruction near the corner of Mercury and he was thrown off his seat. He fell in front of the wheels and was dragged zo feet or more with his head directly under the edge of the wheel before the wagon could be stopped. A singletree broke at the time the wagon struck the obstruction and this may have something to do with the accident. There were many people on the street at the time and the horses were stopped and the man taken from under the wagon. He never lost consciousness, though the force of the wagon wheel had seemingly crushed his head very severely. The po lice patrol wagon was called and Denver was taken in a stretcher to the police sta tion and thence to his home at t127 Utah avenue. Dr. Sullivan was called and.at tended the man. MUNROE GETS MATCH SIGNS ARTICLES TO BOX TOM SHAR KEY BEFORE CLIIB OFFERING BEST F.P RSE. BY ASSOCIATED PRESS. New York, Dec. 2z.--Jack Munroe and Tom Sharkey were matched today and articles signed to meet in a limited bout before March x before the club offering the best purse. IN THE SUPREME COURT State vs. Judge Napton ex rel Hematead on Trial. Helena, Dec. a2.--This afternoon the court heard arguments upon the applica tion for a writ of supervisory control in the case of the state of Montana ex rel. Homestead vs. the Third Judicial district, Judge Napton. This was the case in which Judge Nap ton refused to issue a citation for con tempt. Edward Scharnikow applied for the writ. It was resisted by Napton & Napton of Anaconda. The court reversed the district court of Deer Lodge county in the case involv ing the estate of Thomas Ford of Ana conda. IT MAY SNOW THIS NIGHT The sun was obscured throughout the greater part of the day in the city, and once or twice during the forenoon there were flurries of snow, but there was no precipitation of any consequence. The maximum and minimum tempertures for the day were 25 and 32. The air was mild and there was a little moisture in it, which seems to indicate that the prediction of the weather depart anent are not far wrong. the forcast says: "Probably rain or snow tonight and Tues r ,.,, BECKMAN SAYS II IS WILL OF LORD CONDEMNED, HOWEVER, WOULD HAVE BEEN GLAD TO HAVE HAD IT ALL OVER WITH NOW. HE WILL ABIDE HIS DECISION Beckman Says if the Lord Wills Him to Hang, He Will Go to the Gallows With a Smile on His Face. "I am here by God's command." That is the reply of Albert J. Beckman, to a question as to how he regarded the result of the trial which ended in a disa greement by the jury. Beckman came close to the hats of the cage and was willing to talk to the re porter. "I want to thank the Inter Mountain." he said, "because they gave me a fair shake in this matter. They didn't give me any the best of it nor did they roast me or anyone else. My friends did all that they could for me and without my solici tation. I dliid't ask anyone to defend me, but the bloys just did it, and I thank them for it. "The L.ord wills that I shoull be here, and he rules everything; what he says goes, and I will abide his decision. He Is a Fatalist. "lad he willed that I should he free I would be out of jail now and far away from here. Ilad he intended for tme to have been hung, well, I would have been hung. "There's Martin., he shot a man down in cold blood to rob him. lie ought to hang; he deserves it. I didn't have anything against Hlelen Kelly, but I guess the l.ord made me do it and will make me pay for it. "If I had been acquitted, I would have gone back to Mexico and remained there, where Ino one would have troubled mle and I wouldl not have troubled anyone. No. I am not worried about staying here. The l.ord will do what is right antd if I anm to hang well, I will go to the gallows with a smile on my face. If they had ordered me htung I would have been pleased, and would have died like a man, and you fel lows would have had a story of at man dlyitng while laughing. No, I atl not brave, but it's the will of God." May Have "Religion." Beckman has not declared that lie has professed "religion," but deports himself like a man who has found some new grounds upon which to base a claim to life. 'Well, I guess it will be a longa time be fore they try me again and I don't care when they do it, although I would rather have had it over with at once," and with this last remark the prisoner went into his cell, where lie remained while the jailer removed the dinner dishes. MUST BE AT MINE JUDGE BEATTY'S ORDER IN CONDI TIONALLY FINING F. A. HEINZE AND OTHERS. Heletra, Dec. 21.-Judge Beatty last Sat urday adjudgcd F. A. lleinze, J. II. Trerise and Al Frank guilty of contempt of court in ignoring Judge Knowles' order of in spection in the Rarus-Michacl Devitt mat ter and fined them, but granted a stay of execution until next Thursday at to a. m. The court orders that at that time Heinze, Frank and Trerise must be at the Rarus shaft prepared to assist the representatives of the Butte & Boston com pany in every way in descending into the property and making an examination of the connecting workings with the Michael Devitt. If this is not done each of the three defendants must pay the fine imposed by the court-Heinze $a,ooo, Trerise $5oo and Frank $500-and go to jail until the order of inspection has been obeyed. United States Marshal Lloyd is ordered to be on hand Thursday morning and to promptly arrest the defendants if they ignore Judge Beatty's order. CHINESE WEDS THE GIRL End of Caucasian-Mongolian Romance From Livingston. The Caucasian-Mongolian romance from Livingston and Butte and Pocatello has ended in the way many love affairs termi nate. Sheriff Quinn yesterday got back from Pocatello with Charles Kum, the Chinaman who was charged by l.eta Mc Cormick with seducing her under promise of marriage and then abandoning her in Butte, to which place they had come to have the wedding ceremony performed. This morning the Chinaman went into the office of the clerk of the district court and asked for a marriage license. Cupid Waugh issued it. In it the age of the groom is given as 28 and that of the bride as ig. The couple went before a justice of the peace and had the knot tied. Kum is an American Chinaman, having been born in San Francisco. The girl gave her birthplace as South Dakota. Justice Doran, before whom the couple was married, enjoys the distinction of being the first magistrate to officiate at such a function, and tied the knot in his own inimitable style. In the absence of a bridesmaid Wong Long filled the place like a truly blushing maiden, while the groom was attended by Burt Marsh, who is an old timer at such doings. Immediately after the ceremony Kum announced that he would take a wedding trip to California with his bride, and would then return to Livingston and then be at home to his friends. Judge Doran declares he did not kiss the bride, but it is said he fined his con stable and two others for contempt of court for performing this duty before the honorable court had a chance to plant one upon the rosy lips of Kum's bride. Received by the Pope. Rome, Dec. a,--The pope today re ceived in private audience Monsignor Casto, vicar general of Caracas. The pon tiff took official interest in the recent events in Venezuela. 10 KILLED AND OVER 20 INJURED IN A 'FRISCO WRECK Flyer Meteor Runs into Open Switch-Derailed, Turned Intoa Ditch. NY A5."i; IA'AII F. it sm. Kansas iity, Mo., Dec. :t. --I The Meteor, the fast train on the St. I.ouis & San Francisco railway, which left Fort Worth yesterday afternoon for KanI;s c'ity, wpt wrecked at Godfrey, 15 miles south of Fort Scott. Kan., early this morning. The train ran into an open switch, and all cars except the sleeper were derailed tand turned over. Nine persons were killed and over twenty injured. The dead and injured were taken to Fort Scott and arrived In that city ait it o'clock. The wrecked train was one of tile fittest and fastest in the service. It wits sniade up of two hbaggage and one Ima;ll car, a smoker, two chair cars and il sleeper. \Vhtn the train teachetd (iodfre it was behind time andtl running at full speed. The crew of a freight train that had preceded the Meteor left the switch open and the passenger train jumped the track and rolled down a slia ht etlhankment. All save the sleeper turned over, andi so fast wasI the train rcltning that the engine and forward Ibaggage car ;ltlded nearly 6o feet ,1T th'eroa d before they stlhtopped. The sleepelr renlainel upright alnd nonoe of the pas.i'gers in this ear . iwas injured. The hggiage car wat: cnilp!tely wrecked and the snmoiker was hadly daimi,gedl. Five of the deradl were in the forwardl end of. the smoker aitnd four of IIthin wrlt i stateily killed. A news ;agent, who 'was badly imaing;e, died on the relief train that cart ied the dtad antd injutred to Fort Scott. Engineer B. A. I)cwtes f f ort Scott, Conductor Iioyt of Topeka andi Firemtan lilshard otf Fort Scott were ill instantly killed, and Express Mlesse,,gtr J.Ihn Bell of Kansas City was seriously injutred. Others of the crew antd almniust every pas senger oil the clntire train except those ill the sleeper. who escapetd witt a severe shlakitng up, were itnjutredl. ~,rie of t!he't seriously. It was still dark when the wt.reck oc curred and the utnmost coilifu iniii follhowed. It was; someti time hbefore thoset of thel crew who escaped injury were able. withi the help of the passenlgers who were nlt hurt, to aid the injiured. Long List of Dead. T]he dle:li: George liost, ,coductUr, Sapulpa, I. T.: II. A. Ilwees. tengineer, Fort Scutt : 'lTheodore ItisharI. ifretan, Fort Scott; James II. T'ymann (colored), Fleming, Kanu.: Ass Morland.l, Lenoxin t, Kann.; lon t:orlin. Ilessic, (lka.; Joe Cur hbin. Iessie. O)kla.; John irullrbker. iews aigent, Kansas City: one nttidentilie titan whose ,oily was thrown 6o feet into a corn field. Fatally injured:l Sheridan Karable, Iloopertwi. Oklan.; II. 1F. I(arroway, Joneshloro. Arkansais. Seriously injtured: .Mrs. F. F. Call, lio hart, Okla. ; Ilenry McKinley, Snider, Okla.; Thomtas Kenlt, ,Mountain View, )klit; J. \V. Guill, Otttlmawa, lit. I; lenry .. Mci, n tnell. Lodi, ) . ; L.. loward l.ee, klahoma City, Okla. ; Joseph A. D)onahue, Franklin, Ill. ; Walter G ldlshy, Kansas City; John Bell. express messenger, Kan sas City; J. I). Bryant, Davenport. Ia.; W. R. Farmer, BIlackwell, Okila.; Elmuer Corbin, Bessie, O)klia.; Jacob Roseyle, Barker, Okla.; C. J. Donovan, Snider, Okla. J. W. Adamson, mail clerk, Kansas City: I. II. I)arlington, mail clerk, Kansas City; fifteen others were hurt slightly. Badly Burned. Most of the injured were bhadly burned as well as Ieing maimed. The responsibility for the wreck is lnid at the door of *a brakeman of the freight crew, who failed to flag the train. lie has disappeared. The engine on the freight had become dead and the crew was or dered to remain on the main track and turn the swith for the passenger then about due, the brakeman being ordered to flag the Meteor. This he neglected to do. In the crash the baggage car telescoped the engine and landed in a corn field, while the smoker and the two chair cars were piled in a mass on topl of the engine. Most of the injured were in the chair cars, which took fire soon after the wreck occurred. Express Messenger Bell died later, mak ing the total number of dead to. REV. MR. BLAIR IS SPEAKER Ministerial Association Discusses Archae ology-Union Services. At the meeting of the Ministerial asso ciation this morning Rev. Mr. Blair talked on "Archaeology." The address was able and elicited a warm discussion later. Union services, in which all Protestant churches excepting the Lutheran and Episcopalian will join, will le held Christ mas morning in the Christian church at Washington and Mercury streets at ia o'clock. Rev. Mr. Burrows of Immanuel Preshy. terian church will preach tae sermon and the Christian choir will sing during the services. DETECTIVE SEES PATTERSQN Says Man Held Here Was Formerly Wanted in Denver, This morning one of the officials from Denver, who is here after a prisoner, took! a look in at the county jail and identified' T. P. Patterson, alias Pattersol, as the man who was wanted some time ago in Denver on a charge of burglary. Patterson is in jail here on a chargel( of burglary. He was caught in the rear of a saloon attempting to force open a slot machine. CHRISTIANS ARE MASSACRED BY ASSOCIATED I'oiReS. Cettiuje, Montenegro, Dec. a .-A' Christian judge and two Christian get. darmes have been murdered by Mussu . mans at Gusinic, in Northern Albania. The victims were recently appointed to their posts In conformity with the Maee donia reform soheme of Austria-~usiai, ADVANCE GUARD HAS LANDED ON THE ISLE OF PINES Cruiser Mayflower Sent to See What Colombia Means to Try. 1Iy AsOu'lAI'E. PI)ESSI4. Co'lon, Dec. 2.,--About ono Colombian troas hiv Ihve laled at the Island of P'ines, northwest of ('ape Tiburatn, which is sit ulated at the western entrnlltce of the Gulf of Iarien. The ISland of Pines is inl tI'aiatia territory and is the only island .hltangt hat coast which il wooded, peaked aith lmottaiuts and also well watered, thus ofrTering every facility lor camlnlgn a:dl hing ulsed Illl.s ai base of observation. It is signlificant ill this COnlncCtion that 1th ULnited States auxiliary cruiser May floter Icle this harbor yesterday btoud in the dirtcction of the Island of Pines to ,btain ilnformalltionl of the report. The I' itrdl Stites ship Itanctroft is still on that toat.t in the vilivlity of Nob1tre de Ilios. 'The United Slates cruiser Nashville has r, turned toI) lolonl from Ioc'.a del Toro. RHear Admtiral Ct'oghlali has transferred hil tlga to the United States auxiliary t iter Ia'ir i ei. DEAD INFANT FOUND IS PROBABLY ANOTHER CASE OF CHILD MURDER-TO HOLD AN INQUEST TONIGHT. Another et-e if whait is lsupposed to lhe child mnlutrrr w.a. di' Svertd in the city today. Shortly after noon I'-t and John McVeigh, who live at 4.5 :.,at I1latinutm street, w 1re (' p ;.i t h Ih(- Ill Northern l'a riflc freight depolt ,aSt of the II., A. & P. S;tation, when thel y di( sovercld under till' platf; rni m hat app, iared to 1e a umalllllll hi.dy', mllt which on examinalltion p2roved Io te i male n1) 1101'2r illfntlt. The p1lie w1 r. n1 ,liftied ntd I fticer \\ hite was sc2tt t thIIII place. 'lThe cor12oner .. x 1 11(1 Slluln im loned, land afte. r 2al x:m11t i. natign11 t the htlly 'Ii22 it to the S.helrmatn K& kc l t etle kih.1 Igtl . Iocs ron .r EgoInl iays the chic l had hei.it horl but a few hours A1l1en placetd nttler thie lIat form. Ile is of the l ,opi inion Iha it .1.,u1t1 have Idin there not 1mr that .2 humlts. Whtlle f01lll1 the infant was wrapped in :t piece 1t9 marks on the Ludy to indicatte that it ('Cronet r Eigan 3 lated f2 l IIan autoll )sy Ifuhllt e 1perforimed 2hiy k Ils 'lftra n Ito die t 'r21ir whether the ch1ld had I ;I 2 ln h12 rt ,s'i te or 111 42, a 1421 that all inq22c2 t wootlh ,i held tonight at Shmr1 n o2 & lRl's. The police have o 2 che to the ildntily of the parullts. TO1 CALL GRAND JUHY luntlors were rife this molningi that anl l'ff'rt woldhi hI made 1o call a gra'ud jury Io look into the atairs of the comluny coli Imissioners anl other coutlly offtticr, aurl it went to the exttl oif declaring that t he mitity lcommissionll llers t hillselv. s wouIIit .sk for suchi an investRigation. ('Countty Commissioner liTggerty, when a.skel about the latller, still he aat d hlis% as tsciatvs hadl talked Ihe thing over, but haul not done sto officially as a hoard, and in action had hbeen taken. "Sis far ts I ini conctrnedl," saidl Cot lmissiiner I laggerty, "I am willing to have uie affairs of this oflice investigated." It is tnlderstood that if anty grail jury 'hould ie called, it will be at the instance of others than the occulants of the county ~jnicers. 100 CATTLE STOLEN n'I:eIA, tO ti e INTeII N r Mfol 'N'TAIN. (;realt alls, DIcc. 2.i-A dlot involving the theft of abottt oo head of cattle be longing to McNamara & Marlow, David G. Browne and the Conrad company has been discovered. Stewart Carter, son of a Big MSandy cattlernman, is under suspician. He haos fled the country. No suspicion at taches to his father. About tlo head of stock Ibelonging to the parties named were found at the Car ter ranch with the brands cleverly al tered. The stock was turned over to Jalnes Townsend, foreman of the roundup, of that section, who returned them to their rightful owners. By a clever manipulation of the branding iron the brands were in i npiously altered. Stock detectives are at work on the case ndl expect some startling developments in the next few days. MRS. ELLA B. THOMPSON GETS A GOOD POSITION S.tIt L T T TIE0 INT'I'R nt Mol iNTAIN. Helena, Dec. at.-Mrs. Ella Blaine Thompson has been appointed clerk to the tate board of land commtissioncrs to sui ered Joe Oker, who January t will become assistant state land register, taking the place oa John P. Schmitt, who was ap pointed 'egister to succeed T. D. Long. Mrs. Thonmpson is the widow of the late Randolph Thompson, once private secre tary to Governor Toole, and a niece of Janes G. Blaine. She was a clerk is the ]lt legislature. TO CUT OUT THE PASSES attPECIAL. 'io t11 IN tt t MOUNTAIN., Great Falls, Dec. a~.-The Great North ern has word today from headquarters that after January t favors.; to sheep and cattle men in the way of return transportation after shipping stock to Chicago will be dis continued. There is considerable kicking over the rule. It is claimed it will cost sheepmen $aoo more per train to ship stock to Chicago and it will increase the cost of shipping cattle $,oo, , JAMES MARTIN IS TO HANG FOR IT SUPREME COURT AFFIRMS LOWER COURT IN DENYING MOTION FOR A NEW TRIAL. HE AND LENNOX CULPABLE ,Martin, With Escaped Prisoner Still at Large, Murdered Williams at Silver Bow Junction. RPFF'IAI. TO THEy INrER MOtN IAIN. ilelena, Dec. 2t.-The suprenm ce in Ieciiion preplared biy m('(lnillit.isini iW. II. 'Poorman today nallirmcd the district court of Silver How county in denying a new trial to James Martin, one of the slay JAAf..S MARTIN, Whomn the suprel,mc onlurt haIs tenied a n.w trial. rri of John \Villiamsi, whol wlas convicted of muirder in the flirse t degree aind ctn tenced to hang. ('ounsil for Martilil ;l hletid errors in the instrctionits i the jury. ''h .the supremt courtlt disctlsses thLes, Iblt find'; th1y were nt trlonaeol. It was a ,lleged ) , lln t o lIhir llt n , thait the l.vwer citt tried in 1ot u.i in aill i .slrucl i,-l tielltinu ml ral cf rt,.iuIiv. 1'iwil this p inll | hi' I ut1111 saysII . "\Vhil" it i" nut, Irr' leous to i ive the deifi i l ti :ll iu i 'ce€r tainly, we ennll otl concllde th" rl' Ihtl of l('h d, fend:nlit have lit tl violat4l .I. thlast lhe his, b.eetn s ni d l I lew I liadl L lle thi ci tllr did outl defline tht lln m ral , titltinty ufs it prp'r dlinilitt n ut the t, ul I raeununbh* doulos." ('olnit ,yAttorney It r.n ri3ceiv el wtrd by teleithne3 front I ele'na 1hout 33 o'iclck this morning. that the s.9p33i3c3 c3.3rl hidi a 3Il1ir'n, Ihe ju3t33gunen of thi l3,3 I , ' uiti lt i in rc l illng 3a o 3 1 1 i tll to 111hn 1 \l1tlilt, convict.'l If tht' titI Ithr of Ihul) i. W\Vl liiars at Silver llw Jn.ctio3 .on,3 tlhng ,more I tIn a ye1 .r ;33 and a;I hll3 1i.l. "I hI "o11nt1 y attlrlell y at;1 III(' (oe l llllllm ulllij : r! thie fac3 to tit- she it ll. Sheri n Juiton went ti tilt 1 3t3I ra3e il3 the jail whtl, Mar~hi hal s h.e3.n 'onli and iafIer I.ing recalptttedI. IhI tlll Matinl that he wonrI have t ,o to hlt hMealth rc ll, aic Ithiie lJpr lie ,i ti illil l .fh i Ii ! iIn lirant hi s a llnew trial. Martitl didl inot sc 't3 di spolsl, -il to ',ay Itltything, i.Il his jaw 3f'11 3d the ii:'.i, of his face twitched. t1ar1t was culn ducted to thel l , l' wit"ness leptart ln nt, w,'htre the death cell is located. In the nl; rlw, lpassageway liading ito the ll i lr wlth, ii. 1 will sp1 n! tllhe re taiing days of hit. life is the hath 3 ti3 l. The contemned lmalln was lalIde l srip to the skin here and given a balth. Wh\Ven hei was thrtgh with this Ihe was given all entire 3new outfit, underclothing ad all. Nothing was overlooked by Sheriff Quinn in his effort to see that thei man does not cheat he e gallows. 3Even)l his chewing alnd smolkilng toiacco wie taken from him. "I want you to he Ithere When I Cilice for you," said the sheriff. Then he was placed in the dealth cell, which is the first as the witness dtpa1t tment is entered. IDeputy Sheriff Kirbhy was placed in the cell with hin. Later the county conumis sioners matle 313 order allowing the sheriIff three extra deputies, to ie employtd oin the death watch. Abuses Newspapers. Martin was lying on his cot when an Inter Mountain reporter visited him taout an hour after he had beet informed of the action of the supreme court, lie was smoking. The condemned tman was not in a talkative mood--at least for publication. What he said were best expressed in dashes. "I don't want to talk," he said, without changing his position. "If it wasn't for you fellows, I wouldn't lie where I am now." This was accompanied by a string of abuse on newspaper men in general, As soon as the remittitur shall have been received frotn the stupreme court, Martin will be taken before Judge McClernan for rcsentence It will lie the second titme Ihe will have heard the words of the same judge that sends him to his death. Under the law, the judge is required to give a condemnetld man at least 3 dcays between the time of his sentence tand the time of his execution. lie is not allowed to give him more than 60 days. This is the law as it applies to ait first sentence. Whether it applies to a sect il, or re sentence, is not known, though there is a case of record in Central Montana in which the then judge, Dudley Dulloise, gtve a condemned man less than a week when re-sentencing himn to the gallows. The Scaffold. The scaffold on which Martin will be hanged, unless the governor should inter fere, is the same on which lDan Lucey suf fered death several years ago. Since then it has been borrowed for at least two other hangings, but was not used in either case. One of the men who was to have been hanged on it committed suicide, and the other was lynched after taking an ap peal to the supreme court. The latter had also tried to commit suicide, bet was frustrated in the attempt. Some who are acquainted with Martin since his jail life are of the opiniot he would do the same thing, if given the C Continued otn ?a.ge Eleveaa. MAY IMPEACH MAYOR OF SBUTTE " <ow" Committee, City . ouncil, Recommends a Strict Inquiry. REPORT SUBMITTED Finds Mayor Mullins Guilty of Malfeasance and Other Things. The -itil atiotn at the icity hall it hi.stfen ing Ito n crisik. At last .Slulrdtiy :iigiht's mieetinlg of the .ttncil, lchairge. were pre ferrrc t tiy ilt "I i'r tw" c' lltllitlter of the: eomttlcil a4ilinslt Ma.yor .NlittlII.. lhithlinlg that the chitf executive of the city Ihal I itwern )fluity of " grovns 11i.hlfr'iavance' ' null ntveiconnI tle I i ll rtnice , ill lll v ilalhl. l fit h11 ic oath of ltfice by his lsilhrt' .lill rc ilm.al to enf1ore the lgws of lhe state 4i MIIiil, ith andholl l ll ie ordina o'e f Ilh' if l t y .I lll. ni e l." The coli lliille , l 'utlh r, in view Il tie. lhatg nt- br tlghi algl ailst lhe lllu ,Il- r 'e onii end iiiil t lhe jfulicia ly ctinilitt ri iof ihci e tiiit il preI p re i ht - chrII tge, .ntIl ro'litt ithe siill It II e ci itVy c ullliil ni ot .111e I tI lilall \W'editncl; v nliyhl ol lhis week., ,m.1 that this ecnumiller ml that nlilght repoll It the atuncil lthe Icsoliuliin previon..Iv illlil dt'rad by Ahh.,m.'n Ambhroe rl.tlive to the ip';e.achmclnt . f Mlayor Mullins. End of a Long Fight. The hong tight bi tween the i.l'or :eli the alllj4,lily of the cnelncil a.p'q ,,t.' In he nea;r .a cthillination, mll. it akl i t lo k i h l., mright htave' h11 111 ,l'llph titc tii h il l i tih mayors rc ui1 k a1 the ,l-me tit S.ilullday niilht' L m ,.titl , when he aid : ") L I iO i Wlahlli i live," 11111 tlh I1w m .'.n · allicr is Init the rlo ly col tllrllll cv , lnllph it spolnsiillily for mio.st Iof the v - il.s ni 1h,' pl nt'. 1l t ily .llh ni 'i, Rlation .ls ki l d i.I the in.lvol's d4ur, lI he chicf of pubic .mol 1i6l1 a cap:lin areil chal ecd with "Iwvgliv I fle :lid d 'sclicilien in th ie nlhf i.el dutici, in knowingly allow ing l pln, n'. tu i nl Ild iu lthu rant vitllc tion. it tie l last '. law-' m dl sity I rnlulil 'ics," unil 1 . l psuhrt l- it-. held to have eren "ncgli( . t i ml iiid derelic illn hisl ollh'illihi il untin wilil t , in ge 'Three.) SHELEY GETS LIMIT SINTENC;ED TO I'LNITtNTIARY FOR LIFL FOIr MUJRDER OF CIHAWFORD. \'ul: illi: ll l 11, rt'h I. (IIl'. II;I Ipar c.I;Itilt ll of bui rlaliry ili Ihf ir ly la'grese ill t'alinci iig hi 'sli frl iai t he' Norhthrll I'tIIilji hlf,"iit 1 Alderus t ricght years ian thie Iitil ntlt iary. to'le Irial hif the stite orgai nt C(hi rlef S. Villiimts, chirgn'd with takinig e.tray Lihor1s1, ionfhld today Ind lhia after li he a':: wtt let to he jri'y. Thm ho'Jse. ini cstntrov.cfry trte iflim I y Ntthe Fchring estat:', while Williams claims they belong to him. BENJAMIN THOMAS IS SHOT Libby Man Receives Wound at Hands of Albert Roderick. sI'I:i'IAI. '1 O '1111: INT1M Mr OU| N'TAIN. Lihbby, D)ec. 21.-ltenijamin T'homias, a mining man, has biell takti to Kalispell to receive treatmientl for ai wounld sstainied Saturday evening at the hias of Albert Roderick. halnd iood has existed between the men for ,ile time. It is, said that Satlurday night Roderick c'mi.e across; 'Thhomas andi "pulled" a gun on him. 'Thomas threw tip his arl., re ceiving tmhe. illet in his ishulder. A secondI shut grazed his head. Roder ick was arresmted atud l'ThomasII sent to the Kalispell hospital. Thomas had just com pli.ted hnditng some miinng ptroperties and was celebrailting the event when the trou ble resulted. DEMAND THEIR RESIGNATIONS Claimed Dillon Teachers Have Not Been Obeying Orders. 'Ii'i'IAI. 'TIlL TilI INt li M )iiN'IAIN. D1ilon, dc. alr.---At a imeeting of the board f tr of tr the omty high school S;aturday, the resignation of Prof. Dixon of the Commercial School dep rtment, and Prof. Walter of the Science department, were dermanded. It is claimed they have not been obeying the orders of Prof. Koontz, the princilpal. It is ubderstood they will resign. SMALL CHILD IS MISSING Feared the To' May Have Come to Sonto Harm. The police were were notifed shortly after noon today that Claude Holman, the , year-old son of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Hol. man of rta West Weoolman street, had dis appeared from home about 9 o'clock this morning and had not been seen since. A diligent search for the child was made In the neighborhood during the forenoon, but no trace of hint cotuld be found, and it Is feared that he may have come to harm. Free Rural Delivery. sr'nuECIAL To TH'e INTER MOUNTAIN. W\ssthington, Dec. alz.-Rural free de livery will be established at Bozemtnn and Belgrade oa January. 1, oth4.