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S* 1e 4'drna ZInuiirmibant. V O L ., X X X 1I I .... N- -2L-ETTANR, 1 8 9 2. P R I C E F I V E VOLHELENA, MONTANA, TUESDAY MORNING, MARCH 15, 1892. PRICE FIVE CGNT" ANS i ---ILEIN ON MARCH 15, 1767, General ANDREW JACKSON was born. In his defense of New Orleans against the British he displayed all the qualities which made him illustrious as a soldier. The attacking party lost its leader, Sir EDWARD PACKEN HAM, and three thousand men. JACKSON was as striking a figure in the United States Senate as on the battle field. ANY GENTLEMEN in want of a suit or Overcoat are often carried away with the idea they must get their apparel made to order to fit well. This idea is one of the past. We can sell them better goods, fit better and at a saving of from 25 to 30 per cent. from the so-called merchant tailor made garments. We will convince you to your satisfaction, and you will never order another suit from sam ples and take the risk of getting something much inferior, and at an increased price than you can buy at home. Don't fail to come in and look at our display of suits, Overcoats, frousers, Boys' and hildren's Wearing Apparel ats, Shoes, n derwear, eckwear, losiery, hirts. -Floors full of New Goods - Elevator to all Floors. ANS & I--LEIN. HELO, Hetherington Must Answer the Charge of Willful Murder at Yokohama. But the Verdict of the Coroner's Jury Is Without Legal Signifloance. Story of Mrs. Hetherlngton's Conduct by a Burgeon Who Wans n Yokohama at the Time. SAN FRANCISco, March 14.-Advices from Yokohama say: The inquest on the remains of George Gower Robinson, killed Feb. 13th, by Lient. J. H. Hether ington, of the U. S. S. Marion, resulted in a verdict of wilful murder. Before his death, Robinson caused a letter to be writ ten to Admiral Balknap. He expressed par don for Hetherington's act -and requested that the utmost possible leniency be shown in dealing with the case. Robiunson's funeral Feb. 23, was attended by a majority of the leading residents, the foreign diplo matic corps being well represented. 1-eth erington is understood to have been removed from the Marion to the United States consulate. The coroner's jury, which heard the evidence, was composed of throee foreign residents named A. Lepre vost, George Allcock and T. H. Box. The former, in a communication to the Japan Mail, said he did not personally accept all conclusions reached in the verdict owing to the fact that evidence as to Hethering ton's identity was of flimsy and irregular nature, but he signed the paper, being aware any verdict could accomplish noth ing in a legal sense. There is no truth in the statement published that Mrs. Hetherington attended a dinner the night of the shooting. She went to her husband as soon as she heard of the tragedy. The shooting has excited much gossip in navy and social circles both here and in the east. Hetherington was liked by his fellow officers, and although he had spent but a brief time on this coast a number of naval men who knew him on other stations said yesterday that they thought him a genial fellow and.an efficient officer, and that so far as they could see he had only protected his honor in the recent unhappy affair. Dr. Northfleet, who is absent on sick leave from the United States steamer Monocacy', of which he is the surgeon, has a different version however, and one which casts an entire.y new light upon the assas sination. He said: "I was in Yokohama at the time of the shooting, and while I admit that there was great indignation among the British resi dents of the place, I think the reports have I been exaggerated in this respect. How ever, many of the naval officers and their families shared, to a certain degree. this indignation, for the reason that Mrs. Heth erington's conduct during her two or three months' stay had been involved in so much folly as to be a cause for gossip. "Mrs, Hetherington strived in Yokohama on the China in the middle of October, and I from the first tday of her stay in the Grand e hotel she seemed to lay herself out to fas cinate the male guests. ihe would glance about the different tables at dinner time, ogling the men and smiling with a self conscious air. She amused most of the F men whom she made her target. At dinners and balls she would flirt desperately, and her light shrill laughter could be heard in the piazzas and conservatories at almost c all hours. Gower lIobinson was a nl00- r about-town and flirted of course, as hand- a some men generally do. Still it is unjust i to say that it was all on his side. What Hetherington may have discovered in the corresnondence between his wile and Rob nson I do not know, nor do I think any one else does, save the husband and wife. At all events, he had a meeoting with iRob inseon, and the latter agreed to cease all at tent ions to thie wife and leave for Kobe, in C stuthern Japan. This he did, departing with his friend, M. i'ers. 0 "He had been sons about ten days and t ail gossip about him had subsided, when he a wiote a letter to Lieutenant Hethoringtou d of some length. In this letter, of which he C retained a copy. he stated his regret at the a I revious unhappy occur rences nnd signified 0 his wish to return to England should Hetherington consider such a move best for all parties concerned. However, he thought that there had bein suflicient worry and turmoil over the affair, and that 0 certainly there could be no further reason B for lietherington's fears, and if the latter su agreed with him he would at any time a designated by Hetheriimgton return to B Yokohama. Now, Piers says that Hether- T ington at ones telegraphed to Robinson ci that he might return to Yokoham., and ti that it was immeditely on his arrival that Hetherington waylaid and killed him. Im mediately after the fumieral of Robinson Piers left for Kobe to search for this tele gramn among the effects of Robinson there, w but when I left he had not set returned." MORE MEN IDLE. Thousands of Miners Quit and Other Workmen Are Forced Ont. LONTON, March 14.-Fifteen thousand coal miners are idle in North Staffordshire. Uidless they resume work in a few days the pottories will be compelled to close down, throwing 50,000 men out of work. Flint shire, in Wales, appears to be the only place where the order of the Minors' feder |tioin to quit work has not been obeyed by t t members of the association. The lnt e t estimate of the numbeor of miners now idle is.350,000. Owiing to the clouinu down of other industries on account of the strike, fully 2,;0,001) nmn in otlihr miu.lv ,eotis have Ioen thrown out of work. The Southeastern Railway company has stovlJec ulaniV of its trains because of the lack of fuel, and a laree number of engineers at Crown have been temporarily dismissed for the sues reasou. 'the members of the South Wales miners' nssociation will limit the output of the muines in which they liibor, ani will not work overtime during the strike elsewhere. The iron works at Bolton are idle. The Furnese llailway company huima given notice of dismin.sal to the bulk of its employes. The London gas companies seport that they have coal enough to lent a month. The shlippiing federation is preparing a meeting. London coal porters refuse to an lord for einll coal. Agents of coal flrms ire negotiating in France for supplies from the lts do Cnlain colmpanies. Eroen the Orilent. FAN FIIANtIeCO, March 14.-Amongm the Dooanio passengers to-day were 1. E. oleveus and Ceoorge B. Mitchell, two New "ok I attorneys, who have been making at iicycle tour if the world. While. in Turtkey ihiy were arrested as spiOs nud kopt in jail hirte-six hou a. When the Ooitnic t artod out fromi her niooings in Yokobotma harbor huear Ad iiral Hlarumony ordered the Alliance to ae mompany her a short distancie as a courtesy I Itear Admiral Bislklalp, who was on the leeanic. 'IThe Alliilliewoulnt stern ol to the ireiikwiater being built at the enutrano of hu harbor and stuck fast. As the Oceanio ntearned away a basrg and three tugs were tryinu to rutl the Alliance off. lint eppar ently were not succeeding. When spoken to about the matter Admiral Belknap con fined himself to the assertion that he thought the Alliance would be gotten.tf. Other passoeners.of the Oceaio sany they think her back was undoubtedly broken when the tide want out. After the American Fashlon. 4 YoroncotA, March 14.-Elections for members of the Japanese diet are prao tically finished, but the exact result is un known. The elections were distinguished by riots and assaults, there having been. twenty persons killed and 140 wounded. It is reported that the president of the privy council has resigned. Only about three fourths of the legal voters exercised their right and voted. The papers asoribe this chiefly to feats of violence. General charges of bribery and intimidation have been made in sections and in one precinct the ballot box was surreptitiously made way with. WASHING(TON NEWS. Bering Sea lMatters the Only Live Topic at the Capital. Wesreicvrox. March 14.--The senate executive session to.day spent an hour in discussion of tile Boring sea question. The matter came before the senate in the shape of ac message from the president in reply to a resolution rcicnesting further inforran tion us to the effect of ilagiie sealing. The president sent extracts frocm the report of the Bering sea commissioners, showing that, contrary to Lord Salisbury's state ment, the British commissioners had con ceded that seals had diminished in nunm her by the hand of man, which, of course, meant largely through the acts of poachers in killing seals at sea. The message was laid before the senate, and Sherman moved its reference to the committee on foreign relations. But the senators wished to hear the extracts enclosed by the president, and defeated the motion. The matter was read in full, then followed a debate similar in charr:cter to those which occured last week. 'l'he point of difference was to be seen in the strength shown by the sentiment favor able to the protection of claimed rights of the United States in Bering sea by all re sources of the government, pending arbi tration. Short epeeches were made by Sherman, Butler and Morgan, of the com miltee on foreign relations, and by Platt, White and others. The papers were re ferred to the committee on foreign rela tions. Dull Day in Congress. WASHINGaTog , March 14.-R-esolutions re specting invitations to foreign countries and their rulers to participate in the World's Columbian exposition were re ported from the senate committee and, after some discussion. allowed to go over. A conference was ordered on the urgent deficiency bill, Hale, Allison and Cockrell being appointed conferees on behalf of the seaato. The bill authorizing the construc tion of a bridge across the Missouri river at Yankton, S. D.. was passed. After an executive session and the iassage of the post-oflice building bill, another lengthy executive session was held, and the senate adjourned. After the morning routine the house spent the rest of the time in consideration of local measures referring to the District of Columbia, they being under considera tion at the time of adjournment. lNo Yellowstone Pl'rk ioadl. WAs.IaiTow, March 14.-[Special.]-The prospects now are that no bill granting the right of way through Yellowstone Park to any road will pass at this session of con gress. The bill for the Montana Mineral railroad was just saved to-day from a motion of indefinite postponement and goes over for a week. The feeling in con gress is that no road shall be built in the park. Representative Dixon has a bill to out off a portion of the park and allow all roads to be built there which may be de sired, but the, sentiment of the committee is against such action. Will Investigate Capt. Bourke. WASmuNoTON, March 14.-Gen. Schofield said to-day the war department would un doubtedly investigate charges preferred by certain Mexican residents of Texas against Capt. John Bourke, Third cavalry, growiug out of his conduct of the camrcaign.against the Garza revolutionists. 'Thie alleations are that Bourko allowed troops to conlmit depredations on the manch of certain Mexi cans along the ilio Grande because of a suspicion that they were conniving at the escape of revolutionists. Senator Morrill Sick. \AsImNuTON, March 1.1.-Senator Morrill, of Vermont, is critically ill with pneumonia. He is 82 years old and has been in the senate since 1860. The senator is restless and not so well as in the morning. Dr. Busey called on him twice this morning. The attack of pneumonia is such as to cause alarm, but it is hoped as his constitu tion is very strong, that he will recover. Capital Notes. Secretary Blaine is reported as doing well; a good appetite and no fever. Gen. Grant, assistant secretary of war, was laken ill Monday, and was not able to leave his bed. Overwork. The senate committee on judiciary has resolved to report favorably all the judicial nominations, including Judge Woods, of Indiana. Senor Montt, Chilian minister, received a cable message friom S antiago, Chili, Mon day, announcing the formation of a new ministry. The project for a deep water channel through the connecting waters of the great lakes has paictically eceived the approval of a majority of the house committee on rivers and harbors. Treasury officials will go to Now York Tuesday for the purpose ot meeting Secre tary Foster and Iprty, due in New York Wednesday. Socretary Elkins has ordered a salute tirdl frotn the forts in New York harbor on the arrival of the Sree, as a apeo clil coniillluuent to the zoturning cabinet officer. Adl(EiE 'S .W'Ali RECORlD. Involving an Attack . ns tshe Mesmory of (ilon. C.stter. I)'rnoiT, March 14.-Gen. Alcor this morning made public his war record. It includes a gretat host of otleoial documents from army oflicials. warmly praising Alger and recommending ,imr for promotioun, and along with them is the report of GeIn. Cis tor recommending the dismissal of Alger irom service. IThe entire report is fall of credit to Alger with the single exeeption of the Custer dlocumenlt ultd tile endorsemlents thereto. In contradiction to the statements of Custer, Alger's lecord shows that after the battle of Boonevilleo e laid off on no count of illness, aits he also did MIay 22, 18i4, end Aug. 28. 18tl4. In each case, however, he had ia certilieate front his olliointl urgoou to show that hle was ill. It is true that is his Inst absence on sick leave (h'ster dtid not rtoelondl to the doctor's ap.iullation fior eRck leave hor Alger, but Aleor ihas showU C(uster's motive by revealing the latttur'e inotfecttal attempt to inducet Alger to pro mnott ('uttotes't brother over tlm hlands sof older olllicren. That (later did 3ttt always regard Alger as a iluink is shown by the varioutt recommendatious in the earltar portions of the war wherein he praises Alger highly. ~----------+--- ___I RESTS WITH DEMOCRATS Whether or Not Mr. Cleveland Will Be a Candidate for the Presidenoy. His Letter in Reply to One Writ ton by Gen. Bragg, of Wisconsin. Thie Matter Presented to IJim as One on Patriotic )Duty-Confident of Drem ocratic Success. MI.LWAucK.E, March 14.-Gen. E. -. Bragg, father of the famous phrase, "'We love him foa the enemies he has made," has been urging Cleveland to make public avowal of his position regarding the ap proaching democratic national convention. March 5 he wrote a letter to Cleve land from Fon du Lao, containing the fol lowin Paragraph: "Danger to public inter ests which democratic failure would involve seems now to require open avowal of your willingness to submit to any service to which your party and the people may as sign you. I believe your usefullness to the nation may be greater now than ever in the past, to carry to victory the cause of tariff reform and to restore the blessings of good government to the people; I ask you to say to the party and people that your name may be presented to the national demo cratic convention as a candidate for its nomination to the presidency, and that you will accept the nomination if given and again undertake the duties of president if the people shall, as I believe they will, choose you for that office." In reply Cleve land writes: "March 9, 1892. Your letter of the 5th received. I have thought I might continue silent on the subject you present to me. If, in answering the questions, I might only consider personal desires, Individual ease and comfort, my response would be promptly made, without the least reserva tion or difficulty. But if you are right in supposing the subject is related to a duty I owe the country and party, a condition ex ists which makes such private and personal consideration entirely irrelevant. My ex perience in the office of president so im pressed me with the solemnity of the trust and its awful responsibilities, that I cannot bring myself to regard candidacy for the place as something to be won by personal strife and actios self-assertion. I have also an idea that the presidency is pre eminently the people's office, and I have been sincere in constant advocacy of effective participation in political affairs on the. part of all our citizens. Conse quently, I believe the people should be heard in the choice of their party candi dates and that they, themselves, should make nominations as directly as consistent with on.on fair and full party organization and methods. I am confident success is still within our reach, but believe this is a time for thoughtfulness and deliberation, not only as to candidates, but concerning party action upon questionsof immense in terest to the patriotic and intelligent votere of the land, who watch for an assurance of safety as the price of their confidence and support. GRiOVEi CLEVE AND." .SENATOR HILL'S TRIP. He Is Greeted by Large Crowds--Speech at Roanoke. ROANOKE, Va., March 14.-When the train bearing Senator Hill and party, enrouto south, reached the city of Roanoke this morning, several thousand people had assembled at the depot and a hand played airs of welcome. Senater Hill made a ten minute speech devoted largely to the pre sentation of democratic principles and a review of the good work of the democratic party in the state of New York, and was warmly cheered at frequent intervals. Speaking of New York,:he said: "Tol day we have not a republican official from one eld of the state to the other, elected by the people at large. [Applause.] We have a demo cratic legislature in both branches, the first time for many years. [Applause.] Our republican friends kept control of the state many years, as far as the legislative branch is concerned, because they refusegc an enumeration of its inhabitants, but 1 can safely assure our democratic friends of this section of Virginia, it is the last you will see, in my judgment, of a republican legislature in the empire state." [Cheers.] lte warned them that the coming national contest will not be an easy one. The re publicans are intrenched in power, and with the present occupant of the White house as the probable candidate it will not be easy to dislodge them. He counselled thorough organization. At Radford, Pulaska and Witteville large crowds greeted lill. lie spoke briefly. In Tel nessee. KNoxvltr,,t, :sarch 14.-At Blade Springs and Abingdon large crowds assembled. At Briscoe the chief demonstration of the afternoon was hold. Soeveral thousand people assembled and Mr. St,. John, pt esident of the Hill club, escorted Hill to the stand, folu which he introduced "the governor, senlltor and democratic leader of the empire state." [ Av plause!. When the cheering coneaselSenator Hill said in part: "Wheln 1 view this crowd I i ealize that the country is growing. 1 nover took very much stock in Porter's consus anud don't know how nialiy inllhabi tants he cave you, but 1 amn inclined to think you ought to have a new count. 1 realize that 1 have been traveling thrlough a new south. I am informed that this town is situated partly in the state of \'irginiar anld partly in Ton nesseer. You havo therefore a divided allegiance, but I amt sure that while your allegiance may be divided between two states, you are loyal to the commllon country which emubraces all states.' [ Cheers. iM r. Hill then gave a short history of Virginta and Tennessee from the timte of their organization as states, refer ing to two great mene---Jefferson and Jack oin. lie paid a glowing tribute to the in luttries and resources of the two states. lie acknowledged that the greater part of his intformation of these was obtained front putIphlets is sued by the railroad on whichi he had beeno riding during the afternooni ttind which was heanded: "Uutoll south, young man." tie remarked that he noticed t hat a portion of the pltmphlt hald printeli thiro ait part of the speech of Iresident I trrisotl, delivered on the occasion of Ilis visit to the samne city. 't'hen Senator Hill uoted sentences front ltarrison's speech, nulellntn ing on therl. At Johnson ltV Senator Hill said to the ex iltant crowd that: "The l)eiamorata ,trty hates hypoerloy as Andtiy Johtleoun id'' and the train moved off atiid ipliaeuse. Large crowds also aut etibled iat Morristown and other utws uUtil Knioxville was reached, vlier 5. 00) cheering Tennoleseuan s iudly altplauded a brief eulogistic nddresi. u tie course of his spoeoch, after stating ast the people of the outetry dumanlded it hangs, Mr. Hill said: "They do not want taxation imposed except for public pur poses; they want no government partnerahip with private interests; they believe in upholding, sustaining and oncouraging all industries in this great land, but do not believe in robbing Peter to pay Paul." At Chattanooga a large delegation met the senator and his brief speech was received with great applause. ADVI[SE TO Ot(IANIZE. Address by the :xetlctive Committee of thie IPeople's Party. MIh,WATKa,., March 14.-An address to the people has been issued from the execu tive committee 'of the people's party. It asks all believers in the principles or the people's party to hold meetings in their cities, town and villages to ratify the work of the ht. Louis conference' and assist in carrying out thei programme as indicated in the call for the convention to be held at Omaha, July 4. It is suggested that meet ings be held S..turday, March 26, and local organizations formed where none exist, which should meet at the county seat ai early as possible, and not later than April, and eppoipt a commilttee of three which shall fix the time, place and busts or rep resentation for the county, legislative and congressional convention. Each state committee is urged to meet as soon as poe sible and fix the time, place and basis of representation in the state convention, and designate how national delegates shall be chosen. The national delegates as soon as chosen should send their naimes and ad dresses to Robert ,chilling, of Milwaukee. People are cautioned to take great case in selecting delegates to the conventions that those selected be known to be true to the cause, tried and not found wanting. It is stated that word has been already received from New York and Pennsylvania that the old parties intend to pack the primaries and select delegates not in sympathy with the cau-e, who will go to the conventions. cause confusion and name objectionable candidates. Collections are urged to be triken, as the work must be continued and money will have to be raised. Collections should be forwarded to Treasurer Rankin. of Terre Haute, Ind. '1he document is signed by all members of the executive committee of the national people's party. EIayard's Anti-Silver Utterances. WILnmUacTroi Del., March 14.-Ex-Secre tary Bayard has addressed an open letter to democrats in which he takes an anti free-coinage-of-silver stand. In the letter he "deplores the false position of the gov ernment in 1878 in entering the market as a purchaser of silver bullion and forcing its coinage into money." He is thankful such grave errors cannot be laid at the door of the democ:atic party, and exnlresses the belief that the democrats, in talking free silver, are clothing the party with disease and fatal garments and im peding its march to power and usefulness, by a ball and chain of suicidal error. HUNG NEAR THE COURTC HOUSE. & Wife Murderer Lynched by the Temple of Justlce. KANSAS Crry, March 14.-Additional de tails of the lynching near Ozark, Mo., ol John Bright, the wife murderer, received to-day, show that the affair was unusually sensational. Also, that another death re suited besides Bright's. The man hac been captured and was being given a p-o. lilinary trial. A mob of 100' men auietl, Gathered around the court house and sent in twenty-five of their number to request that the prisoner be turned over to them. The oresiding judge pleaded that the law be allowed to take its course and Deputy Sheriff Williams, in charge of the man, suggested that it would be best to listen to the argument of the judge, as he (Williams) intended to defend the prisoner with his life. At the same time he drew a brace of revolvers. Spectators in the court loom, of whom there was a number, immno diately began to beat a hasty retreat. A delegation from the mob started toward the prisoner and Williams raised his re volver, but before he could shoot was him self shot through the heart by one of the mob, dying instantl-, The mob then took the prisonuer across the street and without giving him all ooportunity to say a word hunm him :n full view of the court house where he was promised, by law, a fair and imipartial trial. 'Ihe county where the lynching occurred is wild with excitement. Young Williams,. the deputy shot by the mob, was very pop ular, and nine of the men who did the work have been well identified. Thin morning a large- posse, under guidance of the sheriff, started to arrest these men. Sheriff Cook is brave and will search until he finds the men who killed his deputy. He will be assisted by many people who, while glad that Bright has been punished for his crime, are wild over the killing of Will ianls. When the posse moots the menmbers of thile mob it is feared there will bIe war. Three losu , Shots SAN FRANyCISCO, March 14.--E1 F. \Weike, superintendent of the American District Telegraph company, was attacked to-day by Jake Oppenheimer, ia 20-year-old mes senger, who had been discharged for dis honesty. 'lThe boy made a demand on the superintendent for six days' wages which he claimed was due him, and when re quested to wait a few ninutes retorted, "you'll give me the money and you'll give it to eii now," at the salme time pointing a revolver at the superintendent. 'lThe latter hastened from the ollice, followed by the messenger, who tired three shts lit hitm at close range. WVeike mirac1uloasly escapied. one bullet passing Ibhrough his coat at the shoulder, the seclond striking a suspender buckle and pa!ssing oil', anu the third graz ing Weike's back closre nough to out t h1 skin. A struggle followed. Weike gained possession of the revolver and the mensseil ger was arrested by it-. oflicer and taken to to jail. Iir. Scnildier'e .xamlnillomn. Ciiitioo, March 14.-The preliminary ar raigumenet of D)r. Soudder, on the charge of murder, took place this afterniooll. Thel trisoner remained in seoilIng i situpor throughout the proceedings, exceplt whell a1 portion of the skull of the iltaurd ltoC d wonillll I was produced in evidence. 'Two witneesses were exlained, F.. t11. Dalnton andi I)r. I Palmuer. 'The only fact not horetlufore brought out wais that thie aleeve, t of Mr. Dunon's niught shirt were spotted with bllod after the discovery that his wife had beall injured. Dr. 'l laiur tcsitied Ihat I'lrs. Iullntou's death, btvond all doubt, was front llbeinel pounditd oni tIhe head. The ox aliunation will be resecuitd to-nloo row, Inlhl Trac!k Sunimhnay Nighlt. Ciit'.(of, March l1.--It was discovered this mouning that the Illinois Central, dur ing Sunday night, had laid a switch trl ik nouth of the \Vol ld's fair grounlds which, if it an ble ilaintaind, will elltctually block thle nlttimlore t O()hio fron reachling its proplosed teritinal tiitheirouuds, and thus shut. out all other loads. It is aneiOrted that the woirk was done tinder at erumit grlinted by the villageo f lHyde park before anuiexa tiou to the city. 'Wrecked and Iltrledl. lnw ic tKE, March 14.-The north bound eassenger on the Wisconsin C'ontral road ihis illmorning was wreookd by a brokenl rail it Ititle. 'lrii' btaggage ciar, two coachtes anll ito sleepo.ls were dittletll. The wreck took lire and the eleioerrs iiand eoIachles were do stroyell. The paisetnoers easclaped before hle tire slreotd. itlakeolman (lldermsan was killed and four persons inljured. An amlicable ageemlllet hilts been reached by the Denver J& Iio Urande and employer. I OBSTRUCTED THE TRACK, Two Indians, Put Off for Non-Pay. ment of Fare, Attempted Revenge. In Which They Were Unsuccess ful, but Land in the State Penitontlary. A Despondent Swede at Missoula Glives Up the Battle of LIfe-Other State New,. I)EER JronD r March 14.-[Special.]- About a month ago a couple of young In dians who were on their way to Deer Lodge from the Indian reservation were put off the train on the Northern Paciflo railroad for npn-payment of fare. It seems they became angry, at least they thought they would obstruct the track. They took a fish plate, a piece of iron used for joining the rails of the track, and placed it between the ends of the rails so as to project sev eral inches above the track, and then, it is said, placed boulders around it so as to more firmly fi it in its place. This hap vened a little west of Drummond. They were brought to Doer Lodge, and in formation was filed against therm. To day they pleaded guilty to the charge of obstructing a railway, and were sentenced to five years in the penitentiary, that being the highest penalty fixed by the law. One is named ]'asqual Antay, the other Tom Lavatta. .loth are young, and an effort will be made to have them pardoned out after they have been in prison for a year or so. An example had to be made of them. One of them, Lavatta, is a son of Thomas Lavayetta, a Mexican who built the first house in Deer Lodge, who was in this county in 1844, and who, though he retains his homestead in this place, is at present the government interpreter for the Indians at Pocatello, Idaho. The trial of James Waite for stabbing and killing Alfred O'Neil, Jan. 24, it Ana conda, is now in progress. SICK AND DIESPONIDENT. While in That Condition Nels Anderson Committed Suicide. MrsSOULA, March 14.-[Special.]-About seven a. m. to-day a boy coming by the Higgins residence discovered the body of a man near the fence corner. An old coat and a fur cap hung on the pickets, and near by on the ground was a thirty-two caliber revolver. The man's face and hands were covered with blood, and everything indi cated that he had first taken off his coat and cap and then shot himself in the head. Death was not instantaneous, ase e had evidently struggled on the ground for ser eral feet. The man's apparel was very shabby. From papers found on him it was learned that he was from Sweden, had taken out his naturalization papers in 1887, and was about thirty years of age. His name was Nely Anderson. He was a stranger here and come from KIalispell. There was an order in his pocket admitting him to the poor farm, and showing him to have been sick. Hie had not used the older. The coroner's jury brought in a verdict of sui cide while temporarily insane, Small Blaze at Livlinstor. LivrNeosTON,Ma'ch 14.--[Special. ]--Shortly before 10 o'clock last night fire was dis covered in a one-story frame building sit uated on Main street. The fire department responded promptly to the alariu and within ton tn minutes after water was turned on the lire was under control. The build ing is owned by C. S. Ilefferlin and occupies the site on which he will erect the new opera house. The building had been re cently vacated, and it was intended to begin the work of removing it to the lear of the lot on Tuesday. His loss will not exceed $300 and is fully covered by insur ance. The origin of the fire is unknown. District Court at Itreat Falls. GCarT FAjr, March 14.--[Special.]- District court opened hero this morning with Judge C. HI. Benton presiding. The day was spent in calling cases and dispos ing of them by fixing date of trial or by con tinuance. There are twenty-seven civil and six criminal trials that will require a jury, and it is not expected that the calendar will be finished in less than thirty days. WITH UNABATED FIERt'ENESS. The Bllzzard Continues Throughout Olkla honia and Kan.lllsa. KANSAS Cxrr, Mo., March 14.-The storm continues to-night with unabated fierceness. The fall of snow is six to eight inches on a level, proving troublesome to railroads. A Wichita dispatch states that the fall of snow in the southwest averageseight inches on a level. Many telegraph1 wires west Ifrom there are down and it is diflicult for dispatcho.a to keep trains moving. The street railway service at Wichita has been abandoned. Dispatchles from various points in ()klahoima indicate that the bliz z, tr prevails thero also. A Guthrie special s tates that it has breen snowing all day and a heavy nortlher is prevailing. Many of the recent settlers are poorly house,'d, poorly clothed and poorly fed, not lhaving: vat had ni oporrtunity to harvest a ic rop. They live in shanlies, tents and dug rot,, and their sufferings will be acute. The greatest sufftring is sluong the negroes who have boont lured to Oklahoma by un scrupulous imnimigrant agents. They have ino means of providing acainst the emnerg ency. Many hluve no places to sleep. All ale poorly clothed and the majority are without monle. No fatalities are reported, but if the storm continue another twenty four hourn such reports are expected. Dis patchesl from northwestern Miesouri show it is raging there. IIMoe of the lllizzard. KAeisrS C(IT, March 14. - Dispatches from points all over Kansas reuort a severe blizzard raging. The snow is of a hard variety acnd overywhere it forms banks as hard as sand. At Newton and other in terior towns the blizzard is reported the worst of the season and trains are badly delayrd. Street car traleio is enterfered with. In this city the blizzard made its aplpetilance shortly after ilidnight. The fall of snow is quite heavy, but is not suf liciont to hinder tralfic. hlhetlr ti Three Nttates. MhlxIe\I'Oisaun , March 14.-The Minnoau polis Jolulnl has culled reports from sixty ditfferent points ini Minnesota and the Da-. kotuis showing that there are, on a safe os tiinate, about :2,l000,000 lmshols of wheat In those three states in the farmers' hands tafter deducting for seed and farmers' goor sunmption.