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FOR HAYDEN JUDGE FRAZER GRANTS MOTION OF DEFENSE. AMOUNT NAMED IS LARCE Ten Thousand Dollars Properly Quali fied Will Secure Release of the Prisoner. From Monday's Daily Gazette. It now only remains to be seen whether L. M. Hayden can obtain the required amount of bond to secure his release from the county jail pending his trial in the district court next month for shooting John P. McBride, while acting as police officer of the city, on the night of the 18th of last month. As published in Saturday's Ga zette, his attorney, W. M. Johnston, made a formal motion Saturday morn ing for an order admitting his client to bail. The motion was not resisted by the county attorney, but on the contrary Mr. Hathhorn said that he believed the prisoner was entitled to bail. Judge Fraser, before whom the motion was made, declined to make a ruling at that time, as he desired to read the testimony brought out at the inquest and announced that he would give his decision at 10 o'clock this morning. As he had business requiring his at tention elsewhere, before the hour fixed for rendering judgment Mr. Hathhorn appeared in court and ask ed that the matter be continued until this afternoon at 2 o'clock. At the latter hour Judge Fraser rendered his decision. He said that from the evidence he believed the prisoner should be permitted to give bonds, as he considered the testimony was not of a nature calculated to es tablish the crime of murder in the first degree, and accordingly fixed the bond at the sum of $10,000. LOCAL AND PERSONAL. From Friday's Daily Gazette. After an absence of three months F. D. Derby returned this morning fromn Portland, Ore., and other coast cities, where he has been on business. A marriage license was issued yes treday to Frank W. Smith and Mildred C. Lyke. Later in the day the .couple were married by the Rev. W. D. Clark, pastor of the Congregational church. By consent of both parties the pra liminary hearing of Fred Lee, under arrest for burning a quantity of hay and some sheep sheds in the Lake basin, was continued this afternoon until next Friday. A report gained currency this af ternoon that a shooting affray had oc curred at Columbus and that the shooter was on his way to Billings in custody of a constable. Inquiry by telephone failed to confirm the rumor, J/Harry Brennan left Tuesday to join f e "Buffalo Bill Wild West" show, -"says the Sheridan Post. Harry is one of the best riders in this section of the country, and has carried off many prizes for riding. The Post joins in wishing Harry the greatest success. Mr. and Mrs. James Ryan, who re side on the flat east of the city, wel comed a daughter to their household last Wednesday night. The littli miss gives every promise of develop ing into the type of feminine beaut3 for which the Yellowstone valley hai become famous. "Jimmy" Graham, who was arrested several days ago on the charge of in sanity, was to have had an examina tion before a lunacy commission this afternoon, but owing to the absence of the county attorney it was decided to postpone the matter until tomor row. Messrs. Fraser, Goddard, Rinehart, McGirl, Rowley,Williams, Yegen and Harrington, who composed a part of the local delegation of Shriners who went to Butte to witness the initiation of a class of novices, returned last even ing. Mayor George was not prepared to come back with them, as he had some other business matters to look after at Helena. In addition to those already named Messrs. Hay and Fishel, who also are members of the local commandery, but at present are ot residents of the city, were there. fit its next meeting the city council 11 be asked to establish the office fp public weigh master and to install a public scale at some convenient point in the business part of town. A petition to this effect was circulating today and numerously signed. P. H. Smith was in charge of the petition and said that he and many others who bought hay and other produce had discovered that they had on many occasions been compelled to pay for a great deal more than they, received w and it was to prevent like occur- n rences in the future that the council t, would be requested to take the action referred to. p From Saturday's Daily Gazette. Dr. W. X. Sudduth of Lavina is r - istered at the Grand. P Ed Johnson the old-time thres er of Laurel was in the city today. J. C. McCarthy, the Bozeman and t Gebo coal man, is at the Grand. Mr. and Mrs.. E. M. Snyder of Mus- d selshell are guests at the Grand. F M. L. O'Brien of Junction City is n among today's visitors in town. a J. B. Elliott left for his ranch at f Highfield, this morning. He expects to be absent several weeks. I Deputy United States Marshal r Gage was in the city this morning on a his way to the Crow agency. William Leil, a native of Scotland, filed his declaration of intention to become a citizen, this morning. t Matt Driscoll, formerly a well i known boniface of this city, but now I of Livingston, was an arrival from i the west this morning. The county commissioners will meet next Monday in regular session for the purpose of acting on accounts against the county. H. B. Segur, general agent for the Burlington, expects to leave next Tuesday for West Baden, Ind., to test the curative properties of the springs located there. Mr. and Mrs. F. H. Hathhorn, Mr. and Mrss. H. V. Bailey and Mr. and Mrs. C. M Bair, who spent Thanks giving at the Croy agency, the guests of Major and Mrs. Reynolds, return ed last night. Although not required by law to do so, County Treasurer Holmes has decided to stretch matters a little for the accommodation of those who have not yet paid their taxes. For their benefit he will keep his office open tomorrow, for the receipt of taxes only, from 9 a. m. till 5 p. m. A marriage license was granted this morning to Benjamin Clark of this city and Nina L. Fenton of Laurel. - The bride-elect is the daughter of Postmaster Edwin L. Fenton and is only 17 years of age. Consent to the marriage had to be given by the fath er and forms a part of the record of the license. The last meeting of the state board of examiners for the present year was s held at Helena today. It is said that g the board intended to take no action on the large number of outstanding bounty claims, but would postpone action on them until the January d meeting. The amount of the out e standing claims of this kind is esti >. mated at p.1- . ^. "" the largest it in he history of the state. gores obtainable at this time show at the number of emigrants carried r y the three great lines of railroads y entering Montana during the year e now drawing to a close was 70,000. n Of these the Northern Pacific is cred ited with (arrying 20,000; the Great f- Northern, 40.000. and the Burlington, 10,000. The Canadian Pacific claims e that during the same period no few n er than 120,000 settlers went into the Y .orthwest Territory and found homes. r. It may not be known generally, but n School District No. 2 appears on the :ist of the county treasurer as a tax .e payer. Today Clerk Whitney gave a Swarwrant to Treasurer Holmes for y $425.76, being the amount of the dis n trict's indebtedness to the city of Billings as special taxes. Of this e- sum $145.20 was for sidewalk taxes, 1- $28.30 for sprinkling, $221.60 as spec l, ial sewer tax in sewer district No. le 3 and $30.66 for a like tax in sewer p- district No. 4. W. N. Robinson of Dayton, Wyo., 'who has been in the city visiting his niece, Mrs. Walter McNeill. returned to his home this morning. The county commissioners are meet ing today in regular session for the pur ae of passing on bills that have • yiy ated since the last meeting. he foundation for the Moss & Rowley block, in Twenty-eighth street, has been completed and car penters are now engaged in laying the timbers for the first floor. Mayor George, who was one of the delegation of Shriners that went to Butte last week, returned Saturday night. He prolonged his absence by a visit to Helena, where he spent a few days. C. C. Bever returned last night from Hunters springs, where he spent a number of days boiling himself for a severe attack of cold. The treat ment proved successful, as he re turns in perfect health. Pietro Baldisco was brought to town this afternoon from Laurel and turn ed over to the sheriff on the charge of having threatened to kill Mrs. O'Toole, the wife of a section boss. The ar rest was made by O'Toole. J Michael Clancy, a boy about 16 years of age, sustained a fracture of the left arm, immediately above the elbow, yesterday afternoon while skating on a pond south of town. The break proved to be exceptionally se vere, as the end of the broken bone protruded through the flesh. W. M. Johnston, attorney for four of the men bound over to the dis trict cohrt in Rosebud county for il legal registration and voting, has be gun habeas corpus proceedings to se cure the release of the defendants. The papers will be presented to Judge Loud within the next few days for hearing. A party composed of A. C. Logan, F. B. Connelly, W. Hansard, H. B. Segur and Albert Christ, the latter of Big Timber, will leave tomorrow for Chicago to look at the fat cattle now on exhibition. After remaining there a few days, Messrs. Logan, Segur, Christ and Hansard will go to West Baden, Ind. E. L. Boardman, formerly engaged in the newspaper business here and who has been managing the Helena Herald for the past three years, is at present out in the state of Washing ton where with a number of asso ciates he is negotiating for the pur chase of a newspaper published at North Yakima. A ranch hand of the name of Burke, who had been employed for a year or more past in the neighborhood of Absarokee, became violently insane in that locality yesterday. He was taken in charge by an officer who conveyed him to Red Lodge for a hearing before a commission which will convene there today. As if to make amends for his con duct of the past week or so, the dis tinguished gentleman who has charge of the weather for this part of the state pushed away the clouds this morning and also fired up his furnace, causing an appreciable rise in the temperature. In fact the weather to day has been more suggestive of sum mer than that to be expected on the first of December. H. F. Clement has returned from Flatwillow, Fergus county, where he spent a couple of weeks looking after his. sheep business. He reports al most ideal range conditions existing there. About six or seven inches of snow fell recently and as strong winds prevailed caused the snow to drift, all the coulies and cute are fill ed and an abundance of moisture is assured for a considerable time to come. Juage iviatneson is 1in receiy u a letter from Frank Kelly, a son of Judge Kelly. late city treasurer, in which it is stated that his father was recently stricken with paralysis and at the time of writing his condition was so serious that but little hope of recovery was entertained. It will be remembered that Judge Kelly resign ed some months ago, failing health causing him to desire to r4turn to his family at Minneapolis. t The large number of men wearing Uncle Sam's fighting uniform who have been passing through the city during the past few days bring to ii;r.d recollections of the eally days of. '98, when soldiers were traveling on all trains going to "the front." The difference, however, is that those now traveling are all men who have beet discharged in accordance with tie general order reducing the size ol the army. All three of the branche: of the service are well representet by the men returning to civil life. County Treasurer Holmes kept hi~ office open yesterday for the accom modation of those who could not ge into line last Saturday for the pay ment of their taxes. As the last o the month, the date whet taxes became delinquent, fell on Sun day, Mr. Holmes decidede to givi the benefit of another day to thos still in arrears and accepted mone: today without the addition of the usual penalty. An answer was filed this after noon in the case of the Slater Brick company vs. A. Motschman, an ac tion for debt. The defendant defies that he is indebted to plaintiff in the amount sued for, several hundred dol lars, but admits that he does owe the company $25, which he is prepared to pay, he allegs. Therefore he asks that judgment for that sum be award ed plaintiff and that he be allowed the amount of his costs. John Graham was examined this afternoon before a lunacy commis sion composed of Chairman Parker of the board of county commissioners and Drs. Owens and Baxter. The testi mony showed that for sometime Gra ham has not been of sound mind and that he has been "acting queerly," as the witnesses stated it. By his own admission it was established that Graham has been an inmate .of the asylum, having been sent there a few years ago from Butte. An order for his commitment was issued. BANKS AND CURRENCY. Conference of House RepuLblicans Called. Washington, Nov. 30.-A confer ence of the house republicans will, it is expected, be held Tuesday for the purpose of considering banking and currency legislation. The bill on this subject, which was reported last ses sion from the banking and currency committee by Representative Fowler, was sidetracked because it attempted to cover too many questions. Mr. Fowler has, it is understood, prepared a new and much simplified measure which he hopes to have adopted at the coming session. A number of leading bankers who are opposed to the idea of allowing national banks to issue currency on what assets they may hold, because of the wide fluctuations possible in p the value of such security, have pro posed a new plan to Mr. Fowler, a which he has now under favorable con sideration. t In effect it provides that national banks may issue currency on state and municipal bonds which have been ad pproved by the secretary and comp troller of the currency on payment o1 ta tax of 7 per cent a year while the currency is in circulation. This would it is claimed, furnish an emergenc3 r- currency in crop moving seasons o: t other times when there was an ex tiaordinary demand for money. Another feature of the plan pro r poses to authorize the secretary of the r treasury to deposit all surplus fundl of the treasury in banks and to re e ceive as security therefor state anm s municipal bonds. At present the sec o retary can only deposit internal rev enue receipts. It is claimed tha bonds of this character are mucl more staple in value than collateral o - the various kinds usually held b: b banks could possibly be. THE INCIDENT CLOSED. Will Make No Further Effort to Se- I cure Danish Islands. Chicago, Nov. 30.-William E. Cur- 1 tis, in a Washington special to the Record-Herald, says: "The administration will make no further effort to secure possession of St. Thomas. If the Danish govern ment chooses to revive the treaty and submit it again to the landsthing, the house of lords, for ratification, President Roosevelt will be gratified, and possibly that may be done, be cause the two votes that prevented ratification were cast by an imbecile who was brought into the chamber by his guardian, and an invalid who came on a litter. The upper house of the Danish parliament consists of 66 members, of whom 12 are appointed for life by the crown and 54 are elect ed by the largest landholders and tax-. payers. "The campaign against ratification was organized and managed by the Princess Marie of Orleans, daughter of the Duke of Chartries and wife of Prince Waldemar, the youngest son of the king of Denmark. It is a sig nificant fact that since the rejection of the treaty Prince Waldemar has been appointed president of a Ger man-Danish company organized for the development of the Danish West Indies. "The Princess Marie is an important person-clever, attractive and inter ested in. political and municipal af fairs. She is the patroness of the fire department of Copenhagen, vis its all the engine houses at least once a week and reviews the fi emen in parade two or thr ee times a year, when she wears a minature helmet upon her shapely head. The other members of the royal family are not much inclined to pal ticipate in pub lic affairs. They are, however, very democratic in their manners and mode of living and mingle freely among the people without ceremony, but the Princess Marie never goes anywherle without attracting attention." j STOP Don't let it hang on! Don't do It! It's terribly hard on your throat. JT HA T Besides there's no use in letting itrun. CO U G I It's a tax on your strength, and pulls Syou down. Take a hint- ST. JOHN'S Cough Cure, Syrup of Tar and Wild Cherry will stop coughing if anything will. There may be a few corn plicated cases, which it will not cure, but in such, we refund your money. PRICE 50c CHAPPLE DRUG CO. i Cor. Montana Ave. and 28th Street. elaneyBrs gg and Pine Tar Delaney Bros iquid Shampoo. IS NOT one of the best, but THE BEST Dandruff Cure on the market. Dandruff and microbes cannot exist where it is used. The hair stops falling and grows long and abundant. A high-class preparation in every way. You can apply it yourself. Sold by all Druggists and Up=to=Date Hair Dressers SiEO. 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By man and wife; capable of fill- Special Attention Given to Collectious. ing any position in city or on ranch. Good references. DEALERS iN By young man to work for board Foreign and Domestic Exchange. and go to school. By girl 13 years old. Yegen Bros. Savings Bank SPORTING GOODS OF BILLINGS, .ONTANA. We have just received our New stock of Transact a General Banking A. 6, Spaulding's Fall and Buasiness. Administer Estates. Buy and Sell Real Estate and Winter in and Outdoor Ganes . Live Stock. Nothing developes the student like these in SResponsible Capital, $125,000 nocent sports. Quality r and price unequaled. t _ _ __- -_ _ Collect Rents CI ND Sake Charge of Business Af-ISPE e fairs for Non-Residents. FRED INABNIT, Cashier BABCOCK ARDWARE FRED INABNIT, Cashier.