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CONVICT LABOR ANNUAL CONVENTION IN BUTTE FAVORS OCCUPATION OF PRISONERS. Butte, Aug. 4.--(9peclal.)-The con vention of the socialists of Montana opened here tonight at the First Uni tarian church. This morning the dole gates who had been attending the meeting of the state convention for the past three days, together with these delegates who arrived early, met at 10 o'clock and appointed a com mittee on credentials and platform. These committees reported at 8 o'clock this evening and said in brief that the previous declarations of the party were reaffirmed. As usual the convention went on record as being opposed to the capitalistic class and in regards to the convict labor question the plank reads: "We declare emphatically against the system of working convicts in un fair competition with free labor. We propose healthful outdoor employment of convicts at the pt'evalling union rate of wages, such wages, less the cost of maintenance of the convicts, to be credited to the individual convict and to be paid to him at the end of his term or In the case of convicts with families, the net earnings to be paid to the dependent families." This is the most important plank in the platform. The nominees are: For delegate to congress, Frany Maybee, of Fridley. For railroad commissioner, A. D. Pugh of Toston. No nomina ti6h was made for clerk of the su preme court. George Dickinson of Great Falls was. recomecbnded by the committee for nomination for associate justice for the supreme court. About 30 delegates were in attendance, rep resenting all sections of the state and the convention was one of the most interesting held by the party in recent years, for there was a scrap on at all times. The delegates gathered In Butte tonight assert/that the party will prove a factor in the coming elec tion. TRAVIS SHOWS FORM IN TOURNAMENT VETERAN GOLFER PLAYS A STEL LAR GAME IN GLENVIEW CLUB MEET. Glenview Golf Clul, III., Aug. 4. Waiter J. Travis, the veteran golfer, *today showed material evidence of that form which enabled shim in years 'past to' garner' the British and the 'Amoerican' national championships w.hea In tile beginning of the match play of the Glenview Invitation Open Golf tournament he defeated G. W. Bunn, of Springfield, 8 up and 6 to play, for the first round. Charles BEvans, Jr., of Edgewater, former western champion took the first round from Norman Towns, of Olenview, 2 up and 1 to play. 64S other pairs had not finished when these cards were turned in. Paul Hunter's series' of five 75's, a series record for the Glenview course, made during the last two years apd added to yesterday when he won the lpw score qualifying medal with 150 for the 36 holes, was brought to an end today by K. L. Amos. of Cleveland, who de feated the Midlothian player one up in 10 holes. Other scoros for the morning flght were: J. A. Sellers. Glenview, defeated n. Y. Hayne, San Francisco, 4 up 3 to play. DAKOTANS PROTEST AGAINST SUSPENSION Pierre. 8. D., Aug. 4.-A recent order of President Taft regarding the suspension of publcl lands from home stead entry in which were included 200 townships along the state line be tween North and South Dakota has met With.the opposition of 74 .ommer' ial clubs' in that spetlorm of the two states. The organisations adopted res olutions today against the order and appointed one delegate from each state "to go to Washington to secure modi fication. 'These lands were recently withdrawn Yrom' entry on the ground that they were coal lands. PICTURES IN MEXICO. Mexico City, Aug, 4.-The first Jef fries-Johnson fight pictures t6 be shown in Mexico were exhibited' here tonight. The moving picture 'halls wez'o crowded with spectators coM posed of representatives of many na tionalities, VENIREMEN EXAMINED IN THE BROWNE TRIAL Chicago, Aug, 4.-Although the dx srnination of 200 veniremen for a ,ury in the second trial of Lee O'Nell 'Browne, minority leader of the Illinotl legielature, charging him with pur ohasing votes for William Lorimer for United States senator, was only:beguµ today, another venire of 10Q men was ordered drown. Sixteen veniremen had been examined when the orinting court .4Joarned late in the afternoon ad qof tihe6ol; one, Frea W'. bhariohati, had" beepnaccepted tentatively by the VICE PRFSIDENT SHERMAN NAMED AS MAN "HIGHER UP" (Continued From Page One.) was invited to the frog leg banquet, he said, but declined. Congressman Campbell-"Hlow long were the senator and Hamon in con ference together?" Thompson-" About 30 or 40 minutes. When Hamon came out I overheard him say he wanted to make a lot of money and he did not care how he made it." "Did you hear anything that was said at the conference?" "No, I did not. Usually when 1Ham on called I heard everything that was said. There never before had been an effort to conceal it. But this time it was different." "In what way was it different? Did Hamon act differently?" "Yes, he appeared not to want to say anything when I was In the room, which was quite opposite from his usual manner." Indians Protested. That the Choctaw Indians, who had protested against giving 10 per cent attorney's fees to McMurray had been asked to rescind their action, formed the substance of testimony by W. A. Durant, a Choctaw Indian and a mem ber of the Oklahoma state legislature. Durant said that at a Chootaw coun cil meeting a resolution had ,been passed against the MoMurray con tracts. Later the said .a number of persons had gone out in the the,Choc taw nation urging the Indians to sign a document declaring themselves in favor of the contracts, but most of his tribe, he asserted, maintained their opposition. Hamon Denies All. Mr. Hnamon tonight declined to dis curs 8onator Gore's charges and said he would not make a statement ex cept in response to categorical ques tions. The following questions in an Interview were there put to him: "Did you offer a bribe to Senator Gorero "I did not." "Did you offer to give him an in terest ill the McMurray contracts?" "1 did not." "Did you offer to bribe Congressman Creager?" "I did not." "Did you offer him an Interest in the McMurray contracts?" "I did not." "Did you mention to Senator Gore or to anyone else that Vice President Sherman was Interested in the ap proval of the McMurray contracts?" "I never mentioned such a thing to anyone." "Did you say Senator Curtis was in terested in the McMlurray contracts?" "I did not." "Are you yourself interested In the approval of the McMurray contracts?" "I am not." -Mr. Hamon declined to answer other questibns, saying he expected to ap pear before the committee when he will tdll all he knows. While submitting to the question ing, Mr. Hamon laughed heartily and while, as he said, he was not disposed to consider Senator Gore's charges as a joke,. yet he declined to show any anxt ty over the developments sof the day,. saying he believed his position !n the investigation would be proper. ly set forth when he went on the stand, which he hoped to do tomor row. At that time, he added, hie'would not hesitate cheerfully to answe: all qu:.stions put to hiam. Curtis to Appear. Topeka, Kan., Au. 4.-Senator Charles Curtis said tonight that he would go to Muskogee Saturday or Monday to appear before the commit tee investigating the charges made by Senator Gore. Communication impossible. Utica, N. Y., Aug. 4.-Vice President Shorman left Utica this afternoon for Big Moose in the Adirondacks, un aware of the charges made by Senator Gore. Because of a storm that placed the telephone system out of commis sion he w*s not reached until after 8 o'clock this evening. Convet'sation then was difficult and Mr. Sherman wodld not discuss the charges until in a position to hear and address the in terrogator without a chance of being mlsunderstood. The charges of Senator' Gore were received with surprise in this olty. None of Mr. Sherman's intimate asso elates in bysiness would place any credence in them. Vice President Sherman indicatell today that he would remain in the Adirondacks until Monday. PROMINENT FINANCIER IS DEADIN NW YORK Mohonk Lake, N. Y., Aug. 5.-Ed ward Simmons, the New York banker, died here at 1 o'clock- this morning. He was president of the Fourth Na tional bank of New, York, president of the New York Clearing house, presl detn of the state chamber of commerce, president of the Panama Railroad com par)y and an officer of many other corporations DEMOCRATS CALLD.. Plains, Aug. 4.-(Speclal.)-A call for a meeting of the Sanders county democratic central committee was is sued todai' by D. V. Herriott, commlt teeman from Thompson. The members are to meet at the county seat on August 15 In the courthouse. The time for the primaries and 'county contention will be fixed and a' chair man selgoted probably, as the old chlairman is out of the state. The Squtestion of hali4ng two oohventions tbi otqiwiV w a1Fý 9 b ýi~q ·gen . . ARI IST MOVEMENT GROWING TROOPS ARE DI8PATCHED TO SOUTHERN SPAIN TO QUELL INSURRECTION. at Sebastian. lAug. 4.-An insurreC- I tio iary movement. It Is rc orted, has started in the Basque provinces of Blscayalava and Gulpeuscoa and in the adjoining province of Navarro. The government is dispatching troops to the scene of the trouble. In spite of the prohibition placed by the govern ment on the proposed manifestation of the clericals here next Sunday, the organizers are actively pushing there preparations. They assert that the manifestations will take place even If the people are forced to proceed to San Sebastian on foot fromn the varl ous outlying districts The leaders in the movement warm ly criticize the government for its at titude and have decided to telegraph to the king In protest. This message will be sent to England, where the king now is, by way of Bayonne, France, for tear it might be stopped in Spain. The Carlist deputy. Felln, has Issued a proclamation to the Carlists urging them to send a delegation to take part in the manifestation, "to show their adhesion to the vatican and crush the attempts at dechrlstlanizatlon." DEW FLEES FROM REPORTERS. Montreal, Aug. 4.-Inspector Dew' of Scotland Yard arrived here today and spent the afternoon with Captain Kendall of the steamer Montrose, the vessel on which Dr. t'rippen was ar rested. Tonight Dew left for Toronto and Niagara Falls, confessing that he left Quebec to escape newspaper men. PLAINS TAX LEYY IS FIXEO CITY COUNCIL OF SANDERS COUNTY MUNICIPALITY HAS BUSY SESSION. Plains. Aug. 4.-(Special.)-At Mon day's meeting of the city council the tax levy for the year was fixed at five mills. Last year the levy was nil but street work and sidewalk con struction have consumed a good share of the funds. There was but one ar rest in June, according to Chief of Police Wells and the prisoner was fined $10. Other finer amounted to $45. Superintendent Replege of the Northern Pacific stated that he would attend to the filling 'of the crossing on Willis scroot. The bond of Clerk and Treasurer Blaisdell with A. J. Mc Gowan and William Russell as sure. ties was approved. An ordinance was approved fixing the legal warrant In erest at 6 per cent. The property abutting Walnut street, was assessed at 25 per cent of Its value. This street was recently purdhased from the prop erty holders for $900. A curt letter was read from the AJhx Fore Engine com pany asking that a settlement be made for the chemical engine the town has had on trial. The test was not satisfactory to the council, and the agent was so notified. A large num ber of bills were allowed. WESTERN TRAINMEN MEET WITH OFFICERS St. Louis, Aug. 4.-A. B. Garrotson, president of the Order of Railway Conductors, and W. G. Lee, president of the Order of Railway Trainmen; tonight were In conference with dole gates to the convention of the West ern Association of Railway Trainmen. Neither labor leader would state the purpose of the conference. The con vontion has been considering the ques tion of a mileage system ofcompen sation. The principal 'question re lates to higher wages for passenger conductors on weditorn lines. KILLING SEALS. Seward, Aug. 4.-Information has been received here that a fleet of gaso line boats, muffled, are intercepting the seal herd on its way north. The United States government is power less to do anything for the preser vation of the seals outside of the three-mile limit. CROW RENOMINATED. St. Loul~,Aug. 4.--The renomination of Congressman Charles A. Crow, standpatter, by the republicans of the Fourteenth Missouri district, was as sured by late returns tonight. JAPANESE HISTORIAN PREDICTS COLLISION Victoria. B. C., Aug. 4.-Japanese newspapers received today publish speeches by Takenokoshl Yoseaburl, a noted Japanese historian, in which he predicts a collision between Japan and America as inevitable and urges ex pansion of Japanese armaments. He holds that the collision will be pre cipitated when the lease of the South Manchurian railroad explr$i, when,'he s4ys, China will insist on the return o' the railroad sone, and America will spp. . bl.hina .. THE STORE THAT MAKES GOOD Final Closing of Summer Stocks Prices Reduced Without Considering Cost One of the principal things in our code of doing business is to see that every customer makes as good a profit an we do--to divide with out customers every advantage securedl tlhroughll our (enormous purchtising and distributing powers-selling the same goods for less money or better goods for the same monecey-and at times to exceed this valhe giving policy. This is one of the times-Clearance Time-that we make prices that increas' yolur profits; we're putting our share into making friends-the most profitable thing a store can do. These generous savings, unal)proached elsewhere, await you here: All Men's Clothing Half Price At the rate our stock of muen's and young men's suits is being reduced the final passing of this opportunity is not far distant--right now we have fewer suits on hand than at a 'orresponding time in any previous season, but so evenly have they gone off that except here and there the range of sizes is intact. Suits that were .............. $12.00 $15.00 $18.00 $20.00 $22.50 $25.00 $27.50 $30.00 and $85.00 NOW ....................... $.00 $7.50 $9.00 $10.00 $11.25 $12.50 $13.75 $15 and $17.50 Men's Dress Pants, $3.00 to $10.00, now ..............$2.25 "Western King" Work Shirts, regular 75c, now ....35* to $7.50 Straw Hats, odds and ends, values to $1.50.............254 Men's Work Pants, regular $3.00, now . ..........$1.95 Straw Hiats, in 1910 styles, $1.00 to $2.00, now ........ 50 Men's Khaki Pants, $1.50 and $2.00, now ........... $1.00 to $1.00 and $1.75 I'anamua iats, regular prices $5.00 to $12.00, now Men's Fancy Vests, $1.50 to $12.50, now... ............. 75# only ....................................... .......... 3.90 to $8.75 to $6.00 Washable F'ourin-HIands, regular 50c, now ............S1 Manhattan Shirts, $2.00 to $5.00 now, $1.35 to $3.75 Silk Four-in-Hands, regular 75c, now ...................... "Coronet" (Golf Shirts, regular price $1.50, now......85* Fancy Silk Lisle Hoisery, regular 65c, now ........... Golf Shirts, $1.00 and $1.25 values, sizes 14 to 16}, 25c and 35c Black and Fancy Hose,......3 Pairs for 500 now ..................... ....... ....................... ......500 Summer Underwear, regular 50c kinds, now ......... * Boys' Clothing Trunks, Suitcases, Etc. 1-2 Price 25 Per Cent Less True Economy in These Women's Suits r True economy because each and every garment is of a quality that assures satisfactory service, a style new this season and because,the original price asked was no more than the suit is worth. Sonime splendid selectlosa. Suits that were........................ $14.50 $18.50 to $25 $25 to $80 $80 to $85 $35 to $50 $50 to P$5 NOW ...................................... $7.50 $10.00 $12.50 * $13.75 $16.50 W$5.0, $12.00 for Silk Dresses formerly priced at from Incomparable values in Wash and Cloth Skirts, Silk $18.50 to $20.00; all others reduced ONE-THIRD. Petticoats, Waists, Kimonos, etc. Dainty Lingerie Dresses, regularly priced at from Children's Wash Dresses, regular prices, 73* to $10.00 to $45.00; reduced ONE-THIRD. . $10.00, reduced ONE-THIRD. Linen Coats, regularly priced at from $8.50 to $1.95 for any Hat priced up to $8.00; $3.00 for any '*$15.00; now HALF PRICE. Hat priced up to $18.00. Sailors, HALF PRICE., At 25*, 95* and $1.25, your choice of all children's hats Best Shoes, Greatest Reductions, Fastest Selling Men's $6.00, $6.50 and $7.00 HANAN Oxfords, Women's Oxfords--Hannan and Cousins' make, reg now, $3.95. ular prices, $6.00 and $5.00, now, $3.95, Men's $5.00 Oxfords, in famous makes, now, $2.95. Women's $4.00, $4.50 and $5.00 Oxfords, now, $2.95. Women's Whlite Canvas Oxfords, values to $4.00, 3Men's $4.00 Oxfords, less than half price, $1.95. now, 95*, $1.45 and $1.95. All boys' girls' and children's Summer Footwear at corresponding reductions. --- · KNIGHTS OF PYTHIAS ELECT GRAND OFFICERS Milwaukee, Aug. 4.-Two events to day occupied the attention of the Knights of Pythias' grand encamp ment and supreme lodge convention the election of offl ers and the com petitive drill. Vice Chancellor George M. Hanson of Maine was elected to the supreme chancellorship. At the con clusielon of four ballots for supreme vice chancellor Thomas J. Carling of Macon, Ga., was electea. J. W. Spear ing of Louisiana was elected supreme prelate. Other officers elected follow: Su preme keeper of records and seal, Fred E. Wheaton, Minneapolis; supreme prelate, Rev. Joseph H. Spearing, Shreveport, La.; supreme master of exchequer, Joseph D. Mears, Wilming ton, N. C.; supreme master at arms, Edward Horton, St. Thomas, Ont.; supreme Inner guard, Harry A. Drach man, Arizona; supreme outer guard, H. W. Wadsworth, Philadelphia; memn bers of the board or control of in surapce department, George A. Hangs, Grand Forks, N. D., ana W. A. Duvall, Kansas. No official information of the re sulte of the drill will be given out un til Saturday. The Pythian Sisters voted not to consolidate the rituals. INFANTILE PARALYSIS SPREADS. Des Molaem, Aug. 4.-Another death by infantile paralysis and another new case was reported today from Mason City, which has over 60 cases. Thus far, Dr. Wade Frost of Washington and the Iows board of health have failed to locate the cause. A death was reported in Chickasaw county to. day with new cases at other points in lowS. IMMIGRATION FROM CANADA IS GROWING Washington, Aug. 4.-Immigration from, and emigration to Canada is, the subject of a statement issued to day by the immigration bureau. Dur ing the 12 months end'ng March 31.1 there were 74,912 arrivals of aliens and citizens from Canada for permanent residence In the United States against 81,517 during the previous 12'montlhs. In the same period there were 103, 789 departures of aliens and citizens from the United States to Canada for permanet residence against 59,872 the previous 12 months. Citizens arriving were not counted during the whole of 1909 and it is estimated that 15,000 ar rived during the year. That number has been included in making up the total of 61,517 arrivals. ,----- -W WILSON WEDS. New York, Aug. 4.--The marriage of Christopher Columbus Wilson, presl dent of the United Wireless Telegraph company, to his 19-year-old stenog rapher, Stella I.Lowls, yesterday, short ly after Wilson's arraignment In the United States court on Indictments charging conspiracy and attempt to defraud, started talk in official circles today as to the probable effect of the marriage upon the prosecution. The federal law provides that a wife can not testify for or against her hus band, Dysentery is a dangerous disease, but can be cured. Chamberlain's Colic, Cholera and Diarrhoea Remedy has been successfully used in nine epidem Ics of dysentery. It has never been known to tail. It is equally valuable for children and adults, and when re duced with water and sweetened, it is pleasant to take. Sold by all dealers. WEALTHY CALIFORNIAN TAKES HIS OWN LIFE Pasadena, Cal.. Aug. 4.--Culvin Btew art, builder and former owner of the1 Hotel Maryland, founder of the An nandale Golf club and considered one of the wealthlest men in the city, shot and killed himself today. Mrs. Stew art and son were at breakfast at the Hotel Maryland at the time of the suicide. When they returned to their rooms, Mr. Stewart's body was found on t~he floor, It Is belleved that Ill .health was responsible for the act, as Mr. Stewart had been unable to sleep for a week. MIS8 CAREY VISITS, Miss Delia Carey of Mandanl, N. D., 'I the guest if fher former schoolmate, Mrs. D. L. Stewart. HEAT MAKES CHILDREN ILL Summer is a very trying period for young children, and many a child who is usually healthy sulffers during the heated term. There .re many dangers for thi child in summer. These lie in milk, food, water, fruit, etc. The greatest peil USg is from some form of stomach or bowel ttro DR CALDWELL'S ble. It i usually the starting point of tnr R. R A PEPSIN A Dtroubles. The child becomeis constpated, or 1S RUP PEPS IN gets Indigestion. Perspiration is lnterferedwitsy, worms develop, the skin becomes scaly and itchy, and the poor child is in much isery. Do not let it go, and trust to luck or fate for a cure. Use a remedy Dr. Caldwell's Syrup Pepsin, which is intended to cure that very condition ai is especially adapted to children's ills because of its mildness and purity, fi child has any of these symptoms, or has not had a passage in 84 hours, it sed Dr. Caldwell's Syrup Pepsin at once. It will act promptly but nt as it is pleasant to take you will not have to force it. A bottle can of any druggist at 50 cents or $1.oo00, and you should obtain a bottle today. as to have it on hand for an emergency. If yOU have never tried it you 1t1 obtain a SAMPLE BOTTLE FREE OF CHARGE by addre.sg DL W. B. CALDWELL, 400 Caldwell Bldg., MeatteIIq l. } i FOR SALE BY GEORGE FREIBIHIEMERB. '' DEMOCRATIC VICTORY PREDICTED BY LLOYD Washington, Aug. .--Represenltative James Lloyd of Missouri, chairman of tle democratic congressional commit tee, returned today from a tour of the west. Fresh from sonferences with party leaders and observations in a number of states, he claims that the demnocrats will carry three congres sional districts and the governorship in California; that the regular reptgb ickans will vote for the democrats In Kansas, as a result of the recent in surgent victories; that the insurgents ; had developed among the republicans l in New Mexico, in the selection of delegates for the constitutional con vention and that the national pros pects are good In Utah and other states.