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SCHILLINC SALOON MAN'S WIFE WALLOPS MRS. NATION. A TARTAR LIKE HERSELF Irate Female Takes Up Husband's Cause with Results Dis astrous to Carrie. Enterprise, Kan., Jan.. 24-A street fight occurred here today between women, led on one side by Mrs. Car rie Nation, the saloon wrecker, and on the other by Mrs. John Schilling, wife of the manager of the saloon wrecked yesterday. Mrs. Schilling was backed by a dozen female friends. Mrs. Nation swore out warrants against Mrs. Shill ing and her husband and Mrs. William Bittner, charging them with assault, i and Mayor Hoffman swore out a war rant against Mrs. Nation, charging Sher with disturbing the peace. All were arrested. Mrs. Nation and other members of the W. C. T. U. entered a store near William Shook's saloon. Mrs. Nation sent for Shook, apparently to warn him that she would attack his place. While talking to him she was assault ? ed by a crowd of women. During the general fight that followed a woman heavily veiled rained blow after blow upon Mrs. Nation with a horsewhip. The male spectators offered no aid on either side. Mrs. Nation was badly bruised. Mrs. Nation was found not guilty of disturbing the peace and was re leased. The cases of the three women arrested on complaint of Mrs. Nation were continued until tomorrow. Mrs. Nation declares she will swear out additional warrants against those women charging them with attempt to kill. It is asserted that while the Sattack on Mrs. Nation was made this morning there were cries of "kill her." She declares that she has en countered more trouble here than at any place visited by her. She will remain in Enterprise at least until to morrow. At a meeting held here by the local temperance workers, a mothers' and sisters' aid society was organized with SMrs. C. B. Huffman as president. Mrs. Nation says its purpose is to sup press saloons by law if possible, but by force if necessary. EXTENDING OPERATIONS. Mrs. Nation Will Carry Her Crusade Further. Topeka, Jan. 24-Mrs. Carrie Na tion left Enterprise tonight for Hope, where she will hold a meeting of the temperance women tomorrow after noon. From there she will go to Kansas City, Kan., Saturday, and w...will begin usual operations there. There are two saloons in Hope, which is a small village 20 miles south of 4 Enterprise and the liquor people there i are terror stricken at the knowledge of her coming. A special dispatch from Enterprise tonight says the wrecking of the sa loons there is complete, not a whole bottle remaining in the place. "I am receiving many invitations to visit towns," said Mrs. Nation to night, "and I am much encouraged. The work must go on everywhere in the state and I am confident that we can do it that way. I have received an invitation to go on the stage in Chicago in 'Ten Nighlts in a Bar Room' at $75 per week, but will not accept it, as it is not notoriety I am after. The women in Wichita are organizing and are demanding the closing of saloons. If it is not done they will mash them worse than I did. " SCARED IN TOPEKA. Topeka, Jan. 24-The saloonkeepers º of Topeka are much worried over the possibility of Mrs. Nation coming here. There have been several reports that she would be here before long. The owners of the saloons have pre pared elaborate barricades for their doors and have engaged the services of watchmen, so that it will be diffi oult for her to gain an entrance. WILL BE GOOD. Pettigrew Proposes Not to Filibuster Against Any Bill. Washington, Jan. 24-The senate today devoted the day to the Indian appropriation bill and made only ht progress. The chief features of debate was a sharp attack by Mr. ettigrew on the Dawes commission, oh he said was extravagant and socomplishing little in the way lt. An interesting announce " ed. by him was that he did to filibuster against any hipping bill was not taken up, wwill witness a speech * . Depew. It then will qI appropriation bills, Mr. be did not wish to today the senate resolution con deportation of of the Philip i... .· TO MAINTAIN PARITY. Committee Orders Favorable Report on Hill Bill. Washington, Jan. 24-By a party vote, 6 to 9, the house coinage com mittee today ordered favorable report on the Hill bill to mantain the silver dollar at a parity with gold. This was done after the committee had re fused to defer action on pending bills to permit the minority members to be heard and a communication from W. J. Bryan to be received. Bryan's communication, however, will be re ceived and printed as part of the hearings. MRS. BANKS DYING. Waltham, Mass., Jan. 24-At her home in this city Mrs. Nathaniel P. Banks, widow of the former gover nor, congressman and general, is now lying seriously ill and her death is ex pected at any time. Her strength is slowly ebbing away, due to old age, for she is 81. At the time of the prince of Wales' visit to Boston Mrs. Banks was the first lady of the state, her husband then being governor of the commonwealth and she was one of the ladies who had the honor of dan cing with the prince, now king, at the grand ball. DIED IN OBSCURITY. New York, Jan. 24-Without re ligious ceremony of any kind and with but one carriage following the remains to the grave, the late Count Joseph D. Sussini, member of the great Corsican family, with the right to wear on his breast the insignia of 38 orders and formerly leader in the Cuban tobacco industry and the owner of a fortune of several millions, was buried today. The count died Tuesday in an eastside tenement, where he had lived in obscure poverty since the loss of his fortune, years ago. MAKES NO CHANCE House Decides to Leave Naval Increase Provision as Reported. Washington, Jan: 24-The house to day considered the naval appropria tion bill all day and completed it with the excpetion of one paragraph. The item for an increase of the navy will remain as reported, namely, two battleships and two cruisers. Some oppostion was manifested to any in crease of the navy and Mr. Cannon sounded a note of warning as to the size of our annual appropriations and added that with the present appropri ation $320,000,000 would have been spent on our new navy and we should stop. Speaking to a pro forma amend ment, W. A. Smith, Michigan, brought up at the opening of today's session the question of the abrogation of the treaty of 1817 prohibiting the maintenance of war vessels on the lakes, but no action was taken on this matter. SHE STARTLES THEM Mrs. Richardson Refuses to Sign Testimony Given by Herself. Savannah, Mo., Jan. 24-A start ling revelation in the Richardson mur der case came to light last night, when Prosecuting Attorney Boher look the evidence given before the coroner's jury by Mrs. Addie Richard son, widow of Frank Richardson, the millionaire merchant, to the Richard son home to have her swear to it. He was met with a flat refusal on the part of the defendant. "I will neither swear to nor sign that state ment," she said when the typewritten copy was handed to her. The state ment was not given her to be sworn to before on account of her illness and the attorneys had her statement type written before submitting it to her. The attorneys for both sides of the Richardson case, which will come up for a hearing before Justice J. B. Magors tomorrow, claim to have start ling evidence to produce at the prelimi nary hearing. A petition of more than 3,000 names will be presented to the county court, February 3, asking it to offer a re ward of $500 for the arrest of the murderer. BILL AGREED UPON Senate Finance Committee Reports Measure for Reducing War Revenue. Washington, Jan. 24--The war rev enue reduction bill, as agreed upon by the senate finance committee, pro vides for a reduction of nearly $40, 000,000. Taxes are repealed on the I following: Promissory notes, mort gages, bills of lading for export, pow ers of attorney, protest, charter party, certificates of all kinds, leases, ware house receipts, telegraphic dispatches, L telephone messages, passage tickets costing less than $30, express receipts, o freight receipts, bonds, except bonds of indemnity; legacies to. religious, charitable, literary or educational in stitutions and commercial brokers. The committee also reduced the tax on beer to $1.50 a barrel and on snuff and tobaoo to 9 cents a pound. VENEZUELA IS HOSTILE CONCESSIONS RESPONSIBLE FOR TROUBLE. MAY LAND ARMED FORCE Republic Must Also Answer to Great Britain for Sink ing Sloop. Fort de France, Jan. 24-The atti tnude of the government of Venezuela towards the Bermudez Asphalt com pany, American, is hostile, for the reason that the concessions recently accorded by the government have been given to people in touch with the gov ernment and who would like to re-sell them to the Bermudez company. The government haying refused to accede to the request of the American minister, who demanded a suspension of action on the part (f the new con cessionists in taking possession of their grants, strained relations be tween Venezuela and the United States resulted and war vessels are expeced to return to La Guavara. If the Venezuelan government em ploys force to take possession of the asphalt lake it is believed the United States auxiliary druistr Scorpion will land an armed force. The attitude of the Venezuelans towards the Americans may be de scribed as hostile. On the 15th of this month the Ven ezuelan troops in the Hoyo barracks at Caracas mutinied and killed their colonel, the lieutenant colonel, and several men, and then fled in various directions. Two hundred and ten of the men were re-captured. There was no fighting in the town and the exact cause of the mutiny it not known. No accurate details are obtainable regarding the sinking of the British sloop Maria Teresa by the Venezuelan gunboat Mirandaj It is supposed the Maria Teresa was on her way from the British island of Trinidad with a cargo of arms, intended for the Vene zuelan revolutionists and that she was met by the Miranda, which while at tempting to take possession :of her fired upon the Maria Teresa and by so doing set her on fire, after which she sank according to one report. OLD GUARD DANCES. New York, Jan. 24-The 77th an nual ball of the Old Guard was given tonight at Metropolitan opera house. Major S. E. Ellis Jenrnings, command er, acted as master oi ceremonies, and at 10 o'clock gave the command for the start of the parpde of the crops about . the hall. Dancing then fol lowed and was enjoyed by a fine array of women and men in glittering dress. Generals of the army, officers of the navy and representatives of the dip lomatic corps at Washington were present. THEIR FATE UNKNOWN. Washington, Jan. 24 - Adjutant General Corbin received a cable message today from General Mac Arthur in response to his inquiry as to the case of First Lieutenant Rich ard J. Brewer of the Twenty-seventh infantry, who was reported to have been buried alive by Filipinos. Gen eral "MacArthur says that young Brewer and Sergeant Schrader of hie regiment disappeared Septemer 11, last, and neither has since been heard from, notwithstanding most constant and diligent search and it is feared they were murdered by insurgents. ACT OF SACRILEGE. Richland Center, Wis., Jan. 23-Ar attempt was made last night to dyna mite the Methodist church here. All windows on one side were blown in. Part of the foundation was wrecked. Motive unknown. TROUBLES OF A CORRESPONDENT Ordered Deported to United States for Publishing Matter Reflecting on Honesty of Port Captain Braunersreuther. Manila, Jan. 24 - General Mac Arthur has ordered the deportation to the United States of George T. Rice, editor of the Daily Bulletin, a marine journal. Rice will sail on the Penn eylvania next Monday. The order charactizes him as "a dangerous in cendiary and a menace to the military situation " Rice's offense was the publication of allegations that Lieutenant Com mander William Braunersreuther, captain of the port, had charged ex cessive pilotage and moorage fees, a percentage of which he had kept for himself. The report of Major Mille, inspector general, who investigated the allegations, oomnpletely exonerated the captain of the port and indicted the sailors and mIAerchants who had given him information and who had SENATORS ELECTED. Washington, Jan. 22-The legisla tures in the following states today voted separately for United States senators and chose the following: Minnesota-Knute Nelson, long term; Moses E. Clapp, short term, re publicans. Texas-Joseph W. Bailey, democrat. North Carolina-F. M. Simmons, democrat. West Virginia-S. B. Elkins, repub lican. Arkansas-Senator Berry, democrat. Illinois-Shelby M. Cullom, repub lihan. New Jersey-Senator Sewell, repub lican. South Dakota-Congressman Gam ble, republican. Salt Lake, Jan. 28-Thomas Kearns was today elected United States sena tor by the assembly. He received the unanimous support of the republican members. The democrats voted for A. W. McCune. Only one ballot was taken which resulted: Kearns 37; McCune 25. DOWN TO BUSINESS Both Houses at Last Begin Ser ious Part of Their Duties. Special to The Daily Gazette. Helena, Jan. 22-The legislature accomplished more today than since the beginning of the session. The chaplains or both houses re ferred to Victoria in their prayers and as a mark of respect to the dead sover eign's memory the house adjourned early. The senate passed a bill creating Powell county and a bill prohibiting railways from making tunnel charges. The committee on towns reported favorably on the Rosebud county bill. Tierney introduced a bill licensing poker and faro. Gruwell gave notice of a bill extending the boundaries of Yellowstone county and changing the boundaries of Fergus and Meagher. Some more bills were introduced in the house and notice was given of new measures. The governor sent to the house an estimate of the states expenses for 1901-2. For 1901-Penitentiary, $57, 000; insane, $120,000; orphan's home, $17,000; reform school, $21, 000; school of mines, $25,000; agri cultural college, $10,000; normal school, $15,540; soldiers' home, $7,535: university, $35,765; deaf and dumb school, $13,230. The estimate is the same for 1902, except that the orphans home in given $18,000. Representative Dee introduced a bill providing for a board of 12 man agers to take charge of the Montana exhibit at the Pan-Ameiican exposi tion. Helena, Jan. 23-The house com mittee on towns and counties reported adversely today on Stull's bill annex ing part of Fergus to Yellowstone, and recommending that it be indefi nitely postponed. Hedges moved adoption of the report. Stull offered as a substitute that the bill be print ed. The substitute carried. The judiciary committee reported adversely on Sanden's initiative and referendum bill, but he saved it by having it referred to the printing com mittee. Governor Toole sent estimates to the house of the state revenues for 1901, amounting to $747,000 and expenses of $785,000. The estimate for 1902 are almost the same. A bill was introduced in the house providing for execution of the death penalty at the penitentiary. An effort was made to kill the bill, but it went to the judiciary committee. The session of the senate was brief and uninteresting. The republican members of the leg islature were tendered a banquet at the Grandon hotel tonight by Chairman Webster and other officers of the re publican state central committee About 150 were present. It was a fine affair. Helena, Jan. 24-Representative Stull gave notice in the house today of a bill having for its object consoli Sdation of several of the state ednuca been misled in figuring the rates upon the net instead of the gross ton nage, the latter being specified undel the Spanish laws. Rice was summoned to the office oe the governor general's military secre tary and was called upon to promise that he would publish no more suec articles. He declined to give such - pledge, but insisted that the artioh was truthful and 'took ups defiant at titude when threatened with deporta tion. The deportation order was ther issued and Rice is now awaiting the departure of the Pennsylvania. Whe. seen in jail today he reiterated hii statement that the charges were trau anl deolared that in any event the severity of the case was unmerited. Rice came originally from Re, Wing, Minn, and was formerly a mem. ber of the Minnesota volunteers. First National Bank OF BILLINGS, MONTANA. PAID-UP CAPITAL, - - $150,000 SSURPLUS - - - 10,000 P. B. Moss, President. S. F. MORSE, Cashier. S. G. REYNOLDS, Assistant Cashier. DIRECTORS G. W. WOODSON, P. B. Moss, Jos. ZIMMERMAN, M. A. ARNOLD, S. F. MORSE. Transact a General Banking Business---Collectlons Promptly Made and Remitted For - Walton & Davis, j Successors to W. J. Youmans. iWholesale and Retail Dealers in Lumber, Sash, Doors, Blinds, Lime, Cement, Building Paper, Montana Stucco and Plaster Parts. flail Orders Solicited. Telephone 126. URIC ACID I THE BOOD Causes Rheumatism, Siatica, LumbagoNeuragi Sad (,nt. You can remove tihe cause bywearig REX RHEUMTFTIC RINGS, =1C0E $2.00. They are sold under a written guarantee, A postal card will bring you a booklet telling all about it. Address J. FORESTER, AGENT, BILLINGS, MONTANA. Manufactured by Rex Rheumatic Co., Hartford, Conn. 80-6m tional institutions. The bill will be introduced next week and probably will raise a stir. Stull also gave notice of a bill to create a commission of three to locate a state insane asylum. The house committee on towns and counties reported favorably on the Powell county bill that has passed the senate. Nine new bills were introduced in the senate today The sessions of both houses were short. Settlement of the senatorship seems as far off as ever. Although Frank gained three votes today, it is be lieved he has received nearly his full strength. Many petitions continue to be re ceived against enactment of Senator Tierney's gambling bill. This prom ises to be the most hotly contested bill of the session. DEADLOCK CONTINUES. Legislature Unable to Elect Short Term Senator. Helena, Jan. 22-There was no change in the senatorial situation to day, except that the labor members voted for Pelletier of Silver Bow. The vote on joint ballot was: Mnatle 26; Pelletiere 18; MacGinnis 11; Frank 10; Cooper 9; Conrad 7. Helena, Jan. 23-There was no ma terial change in the senatorial situa tion this afternoon, though a few more complimentary votes were cast than at any time since the session began. Richardson received the labor vote on today's ballot, which is as follows: Mantle 80: Frank 11; Richardson 13; Cooper 11; Macginnis 3; Conrad 6; Hoffman 3. Helena, Jan. 24-H. L. Frank gained three votes on joint ballot to day for the short term senatorship, reaching 20, the highest mark made by any fusion bandidate since the bal loting began. The labor vote was distributed today, former Lieutenant Governor A. E. Spriggs receiving half of it. The following was the vote: Man tle, republican, 31; Frank 20; Cooper 11; MacGinnis 9; remainder scatter ing. WITH THE RACERS. At New Orleans. New Orleans, Jan. 24-Weather cloudy, track fast. First race-Mile and 70 yards: Prince Real first, but was disqualified; Hoods.Brigade second, Belle Simpson third, J. H. Barnes fourth. Time 1:48. Second race-Seven furlongs: Syn copated Sandy won, Athura second, Lamina third. Time 1:29. Third race-Mile and an eighth: Major Mansir won, Pat Garrett second Water House third. Time 1:57. Fourth race-Seven furlongs: Andes won, -Sir! Florian second, Charlie O'Brien third. Time 1:26%. Fifth race-Male: Sempire won, Scorpolete second, John Bull third. Time 1:44. Sixth race-Six furlongs: Fair Deceiver won, Lauretta second, Four Leaf Clover third. Time 1:15. At Tanforan. San Francisco, Jan. 24-Longshot scored in four events at Tanforan to day. Wyoming and Boundlee, both as high as 15 to 1, scored in sucoes sion. Both were ridden by O'Connor, who put three winners over. The rPROFESSION'AL CARDS. JAMES CHAPPLE, M. D., C. M., PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON. Telephne Reidence No TelelphoneJ Oflice, No. 124" Belknap Block. - Billings, Montana. J H. RINEHART, M. D., PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON. First National Bank Block, Billings, Mont. H. E. ARMSTRONG, M. D., PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON. Belknap Block, Billings, Mon t ana ANDREW CLARK, M. D. H ARRIET-FOXTON CLARK, M. D. C. M. PHYSICIANS AND SURGEONS. Rooms 6 and 7 First National Bank Block, Night Calls Answered at Office. S P. GAINFORTH, D. D. S., Now LOCATED IN BILLINGS. Practice Dentistry in all its Branches. Over First National Bank. Room No. 15. 0. F. GODDARD, ATTORNEY-AT-LAW. First National Bank Block, Billings Mont. V. M. JOHNSTON, ATTORNEY-AT-LAW. Room 18. Belknao Block SAS. R. GOSS, ATTORNEY-AT-LAW. First National Bank Block. Billings, Mont. HENRY A. FRITH, ATTORNEY-AT-LAW. First National Bank Block, Billings, Mont. F H. HATHHORN, ATTORNEY-AT-LAW. First National Bank Block, Billings, Mont. A. A. MORRIS, C. E., COUNTY SURVEYOR YELLOWSTONE COUNTY. Office Ten Eyck Block, Billings, Mont. A FRASER, JUSTICE OF TIIE PEACE, NOTARY PUBLIC, U. S COMMISSIONER. First Natiohal Bank Block, Billings, Mont defeat of Vesuvian, odds on favorite in the fifth, was due to the heavy track. First race-Six and a half furlongs: Teory won, Ada N. second, Tuthill third. Time 1:24. Second race-Mile and sixteenth: Advance Guard won,Greenock second, Billy Moore third. Time 1:54. Third race - Seven furlongs: Silurian won, Bernot second, Tony Lepping third. Time 1:32. Fourth race-Six furlongs: Bound Lee won, Astor second, Sybaris third. Time 1:17. Fifth race-Mile: Wyoming won, Vulcain second, Vesuvian third. Time 1:46. Sixth race-Six furlongs: Florinel II won, Sad Sam second, Espirando third. Time 1:16. In view of the reports in circula tion and which are generally believed, in dignifying that useful member to the extent of making it the subject of an illustration and editorial the Hel ena Herald yields merited recognition to the good right hand of Senator Clark. Close examination of the palm, however, shows something mis sing, and it is not lines, either. Senator Rawlins seems to have over looked the difference in time between Washington and his own Mormon cap ital, otherwise he probably would have brought his megaphone into use a little earlier.