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ALL, READY FOR THE HUNTLEY O:PENING TOMORROW. :BADGES FOR BOOSTERS ;Secretary Garfield and Party Will Reach' Billings 'Tonight-Excursion Train to Huntley-Registration Is Over 4,800. James Rudolph Garfield and a party of government officials will reach Bill ings at 'midnight tonight preparatory to the opening tomorrow of the great Huntley reclamation project at which Mr. Garfield will officiate. Plans for the opening have been completed and the program for the day has been announced by the com mittee on arrangements. It begins with the drawing in the morning and ends with a reception in the evening. As completed it follows: 9 a. m.-Land drawing. 9:30 a. m.--Excursion train leaves for. Huntley. 11 a. m.-Excursion reaches head gate. 11:30 a. m,-Excursion stops at demonstration farm. 12:30 p. m.-Excursion reaches pumping plant. 1:30 p. m.-Reach Billings on re turn. 2 p. m.-Lunc.eon. 2 p. m.-Speaking. 5 p. m.-Drive through the city. 8:30 p. m.-Reception at Billings club. president O'Donnell of the Cham ber of Commerce and the committees in charge of the program have been working hard. A large number of names have been added to, the boost ers' committee which was named Sat urday. That committee is to consti tute the general reception committee. Badges have been prepared for them and they are requested to call at Mr. O'Donnll's office and secure them. The committee on the excursion has made all arrangements for the trip. Tickets can be secured at the Billings hardware store, but not at the depot. The train will start from the siding next to the wool house and people who do not get tickets can se cure them on the train, as some of the committee will pass through the train with tickets to sell. The fare will be 50 cents for the round trip. Yesterday a grand stand was erect ed on the vacant lot opposite The Gazette office, where the drawing will take place. One unique feature of the platform is toe large trough in which the envelopes will be stirred up before they are drawn. It is now estimated that the registration will reach about 5,600. Up to the closing of the branch land office last night at 4:30 o'clock, 4,814 names had been filed during the day. If as many are filed today as yesterday the registra tion will exceed the estimate. H. N. Savage, chief supervising en gineer of the reclamation service, and C. J. Blanchard, the publicity agent of the bureau, were in the city yester day arranging from the program to morrow. Every train that reached the city yesterday was crowded with people coming to register. Hundreds are expected to reach here today. When the governmental party reaches town tonight they will be tak en to the Northern hotel, where 10 rooms have been held for them. No reception or anything will be held at that time. The party will be given a chance to secure a good night's rest preparatory to the work of tomorrow. T'e additional names placed on the boosters' committee are as follows, and they are requested to call on President O'Donnell this afternoon and secure their badges: T. F. Snyder, Jos. Schudy, J. E. Spurling, Geo. M. Hays, J. W. Dobbins, C. E. Miller, J. J. Bowker, G. M. Fletcher, Chas. Koch, David Fratt, E. H. Hagerty, J. C. Hays, J. H. Rine hart, B. G. Shorey, Father Stack, D. G. Duncan, Eugene Sampson, W. X. Sudduth, F. W. Klipple, E. E. Veltum, A. H. Barth, E. H. Gagnon, B. Z. Mc Collough, J. W. Heyward, John Hoyt, Collins West, R. E. Noyes,,C. S. Broth er, R. E. Shepard, R. R. Crowe, Adam Airth, C. A. Lumb. CREWS WERE CARELESS Coroner's Jury Fails to Place Blame for Wreck at Yegen-Censures Both Crews. While the blame for the wreck at Yegen, in which Conductor Edward Harrison and IBrakeman Neil Durfee were killed, is not placed by the cor onier's jury, which completed its la bors yesterday, the verdict says that ''the crews of the colliding trains were vey careless. p!ineer Harry Harper and Fireman 'i boonn, who had gone to Forsyth, appeared 'before the jury early in the otping aad gave their testimony in to the wreck, their version with thiat of the other wiW Sr had little trouble SIt is as follows: n dNU rse aad Ed ward Harrison, came to their death by being crushed .between a box car_ and an engine, while in- a caboose attached to a freight train, extra 1289, of the Northern Pacific Railway company, said engine being engaged in propel ling a train of cars of another freight train, extra 2363, and striking, the caboose of extra 1289, killing said Durfee and Harrison. The jury is unable to place the responsibility upon any one person, but the gross carelessness of the crews of both trains is clearly apparent, particularly the crew of extra 2363, whose engine crashed into the caboose of extra 1289 in which Messrs. Harrison and Dur fee were located and killed." The inquest was held at Smith's Undertaking parlors, and the members of the jury were R. A. Burr, W. h. Wilson. W. H. Devaul, Sam Reid, Peter A. Ritbb and J. S. Hayden. The body of Conductor Harrison was shipped to Livingston .Sunday by Undertaker Smith. From there it will be taken to Wilkesbarre, Penn., for interment, accompanied by the widow and a member of the Order of Railroad conductors. Funeral services over the body of Neil R. Durfee were held yesterday af ternoon from the Smith undertaking parlors and were conducted by Mrs. Sloane of the Christian Science church. Interment was in Billings. There was a large gathering of friends and relatives' present at the services. WILL BUILD TO BRIDGER RIGHT-OF-WAY MEN ARE BUYING THE GROUND. LINE BEING SURVEYED Result of Visit of Northern Pacific and Burlington Officials-Expected That Trains Will Be Running by December 1. The Burlington railroad has prac tically decided to build the much talk ed of road from Bridger to the Cody branch, according to unofficial infor mation given out by one of the sur veying party that is working on the survey. It is understood that right-of-way men have been at Scribner and have been securing land for the proposed line. According to the information, it is the intention to build the road im mediately, so that Burlington trains can be run into Bridger by December 1. This announcement comes as the re sult of the recent visit to Bridger by the Northern Pacific and Burlington officials, when they went over the proposed line in a carrtage. TEAM GOES TO WORK. The city fire department has turned over the extra team, which it was in tended to sell, to the street depart. a.ent and Officer Schneider, who has charge of the work of cleaning up the city, expects to put the team to work today. Officer Schneider said yesterday that the people are cleaning up faster than was expected. There are a num ber of places, however, where orders have been left to clean up, and the orders have not been obeyed. The force put to work today will clean these places and assess the cost against the property. LOVING TRIAL BEGUN Emotional Insanity and "Unwritten Law" Dual Dgfense Advanced in Noted Virginia Case. Houston, Va., June 24.-The trial of former Judge Loving of Nelson coun ty for the shooting, April 22 last, of Theodore Estes, son of Sheriff M. K. Estes of Nelson county, began in the circuit court here today, with Judge Barksdale presiding. The shooting was the sequel to a buggy ride taken the evening prior to the homicide by young Estes with Elizabeth Loving, the young daughter of Judge Loving. The girl, when brought home, it developed, had been drinking and it is alleged that her es cort had been maltreating her. Act ing under the impression that his daughter had been drugged and as. saulted, Judge Loving immediately went in search of Estes. The plea of the defense will be emotional insan ity and the "unwritten law." The relatives of young Estes, whose family extend into the governor of this state, will exert every effort to clear the memory of the dead man from the stain of wrong doing. The r work of impanelling a jury was begun upon the convening of court. FRENCH WIN KIEL REGATTA. IKiel, Germany, June 24.-The French yachtsmen will carry the French cup home with them. The French challenger Armen won again , today in a nasty squall. Time of win ner 3 hours 40 minutes and 15 seo onds. DARROW OPENS CASE FOR DEFENSE (Continued From First Page.) other trinkets. Pettibone went out and helped Orchard to buy things, fishing tackle, etc. Orchard went to Cheyenne with the two Nevilles. At Cheyenne he loafed around Pat Mo ran-s saloon. He never asked Moran to go to Pettibone and get some money and Moran never went to Pettibone. "After Orchard disappeared from Cheyenne he did not come back to Denver that year, so far as any per son connected with this case knows. but in the meantime it was claimed in Denver that the Western Federa tion of Miners had caused the death of Lyte Gregory. Our evidence will show you that the federation had no grievances whatever against Gregory and knew nothing about him. Gregory had been a deputy in the coal fields in which the organization headed by John Mitchell was interested. "Orchard turned up in San Fran cisco, but he never blew up any house there. The story about the Bradley house was another of Orchard's pipe dreams, thrown in to make him the greatest criminal of the age. We have a deposition from Mr. Bradley, in which he says the house was wrecked by gas; that he smelled the gas ana that when he lighted his cigar the ex plosion occurred. Why, if the bomb that man Orchard has described had exploded as he said it did, you could not have found a square inch of Brad ley anywhere, and not a stick or tim ber of the house. Orchard never blew up the Bradley house, and I tell you this without having any special in terest in defending Harry Orchard. "In Saar Francisco, when Orchard was there, D. C. Copeley was deliver ing illustrated lectures on the Cripple Creek strike. Orchard went to the lectures one night and asked Copeley if he had heard of the explosion at Bradley's house. Copeley said he had and Orchard then said that Bradley had got what he deserved, that he had been in the Coeur d'Alenes and was partly responsible for the militia being called into the district. "Orchard said there was another of IBradley's kind-that it was Gov. Steu nenberg. 'If it had not been for him,' said Orchard, 'I'd be a rich man today and I'll kill him if it is the last act of my life." "We will prove Orchard's threats against Steunenberg-prove that he said Steunenberg made nim a pauper, instead of a millionaire, not by Cope ley alone, but by not less than 12 men and women-and they wont all be members of the Western Federation of Miners, either. We will establish a cause for Orchard's act against Steun nenberg and we cannot fail to convince you. "Orchard wrote to Pettibone while in San Francisco and asked that some of his money be sent him. It was sent in the name of J. Wolff, clerk in Pet tibone's store. Orchard telegraphed twice to Pettibone for money and gave full instructions as to how it should be sent, in what name and everything else. The money was sent him as re quested. During all this time Peabody, God. dard and Gabbert were all living in Denver. Not one of these men lifted a hand against them and not one of these men-Moyer, Pettibone or Hay wood-even spoke to Orchard about Peabody, Goddard and Gabbert, who today are safe and sound-safe at least, I won't answer for their being sound. "We expect to show at this time Goddard, Gabbert and Peabody were more roundly abused than any men in Colorado. Goddard and Gabbert were accused of being traitors to their party." Mr. Darrow went at length into the political situation in Colorado. He told how the members of the supreme court were pilloried and cartooned throughout Denver and even flags were hoisted at half-mast. Like a hungry dog seeking a meal, Orchard did at this time go to Petti bone's house and stayed there. Mrs. Ft.tibone had gone east, and Petti bone told Orchard he might come there and stay. He did so because he could not get cheap food and lodging. "Yes, Orchard was in Haywood's house also at this time and we can prove it, but he was not there often and he never was in the bedroom." Mr. Darrow quickly sketched the period of Orchard's travels from Den ver to Wallace. "If Orchard ever was here in Boise," he said, "we know nothing of it, or if he saw Steunenberg here we know ,nothing of it, but we do know that he went to Portland and Seattle and then he went to Wallace. It was the first time he had been in Wallace since he had been driven out by the militia. While there he saw Boyce, Hutton and Paulson, his old associates in the Hercules mine. "They had been as poor as he, but now they were rich and he was a tramp. He visited many persons whom he had known in the old days-among them Paulson. - Then one day he went down to see 'Dave' Coates, formes lieutenant governor of Colorado, who will testify before you. Coates is a man without a blemish on his name and a. man has to be pretty careful to live that way. Coates was running a semi-weekly paper in Wallace. He had met Orchard in Denver and asked the fellow. what he was doing in Wal lace. Orchard said he had come to see some old friends. He said he had seen Paulson among the others; that they were all rich, and he thought he would steal Paulson's child. Coates, taking the matter as a joke, said he thought that would be a good thing to do. They talked along for awhile and in a few days Orchard came back and said: 'What do you think of that Paulson child business?' Coates asked him if he was in earnest. and he said he was. Coates sa!d. 'I never dreamed that you were. I've never thought of it. If you took a child into the moun tains here it would die. If you ever attempt such a thing it will have to have special attention.' "After you see and hear Mr. Coates on the stand, if you want to believe Orchard's testimony, why, all gight. "From Wallace, Orchard and 'Jack' Simpkins came into Caldwell. Or chard succeeded in borrowing $300 from Paulson and said he was sorry he had not asked for $500. Simpkins made the trip in pursuance of his du ties as an organizer of the Western Federation of Miners. He received money that was due him for his work. We will try and show to you why the drafts were sent to Simpkins from thb miners' headquarters, what they were for and that they were a part of the regular course of business. We will show that Simpnkins drew as small an amount from the federation treasury as any organizer in the service. "Mr. Haywood will take the stand and tell you his connection with the Western Federation and tell you every thing he has done as an officer of the federation. Moyer, who is to be tried for his life, will probably take the stand. I don't want to say this posi tively, but I think he will testify and tell this jury what he knows. I doubt very much if Pettibone will be put on the stand, as he was never an offi cer of the union and had nothing to do with it. I will say for sure as to Pet tibone. "As to the letter received by Or chard at Caldwell, we may not be able to show you, except by argument, who it came from or what it was about, but we will do the best we can. "Orchard came to Caldwell vowing vengeance against 'Steunenberg. He had, for years, been connected with a detective agency. Now don't under stand me to mean that I think any detective agency or the mineowner, wanted to kill Steunenberg. I do not mean this, but I do say that Orchard, while a detective killed Steunenberg because of the old grudge of which he had spoken so often. He killed him in the most cowardly way a murder could be committed. He was caught redhanded and turned over to McPar land, the head of the western branch of the Pinkertons. After some manip ulations he was persuaded that the best thing he could do was to place the blame on some one else, which he did. He is getting the biggest price for this he ever got for a crime. He hopes to save his miserable neck." Coming to the arrest of Haywood, Moyer and Pettibone, Darrow charged that it was all done by the Pinkertons on a perjured affidavit. He described the capture in Denver of Haywood, Moyer and Pettibone, wno, he said, were arrested, denied all the rights of citizens, kidnaped and brought to Boise for trial, where, in the jail, they have been waiting for a year and five months for a jury to pass upon their case. "When Orchard was arrested," con tinued Mr. Darrow, "it was announced that he was a member of the Western i ederation of Miners. Haywood Jwas told of it, and at once wired to Silver City, instructing them to look after the case. We will show that it is a part of the policy of this organization to look after its members, no matter how ob scure. Miller came and saw Orchard a few times, but finding that McParland was also visiting him, Miller decided that McParland could do Orchard more good than he could-and perhaps he was right. "Many names have been mentioned by Harry Orchard of persons con nected with him-generally in Cripple Creek. The union was scattered to the four winds from there, but we will bring before you nearly all of these whose names 'he has given you. We will bring you Davis and Easterly and others, and before we are through with them you will say we have had enough. "Moyer, Haywood and Pettibone never had any connection with this man in any criminal act. We will dem onstrate to you before we are through that this is not a murder case; that Haywood is not on trial, but that the state of Colorado has sent these men to Idaho thinking conditions and peo ple here are different and that the Mineowners' association of Colorado might succeed in hanging, executing these men and killing the Western Federation of Miners through them. That the labor organization and all labor organizations and not Haywood are on trial here." Mr. Darrow had spoken for three hours and 20 minutes. He was pretty well exhausted and it was decided to postpone the taking of testimony until tomorrow morning. He said he thought the defense would not require more than seven or eight days to conclude its case. Court adjourned until 9:30 a. m. to morrow morning. Direct Phone to Basement AP Mutual 4, Specials for This Week Black Lace Grey Lisle Fine Val. 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Holt of Miles City arived in Billings yesterday to make arrangements for the visit-of the delegation: Just how many were com ing they could not tell, but said that there would be a trainload. Mr. Gor don said last night that steps had been taken by the Miles City delegation of Boosters to run a special train from Billings to" Miles City and return to give the visitors in attendance at the Huntley opening a chance to go down the valley. CAUSED BY JEALOUSY. Belllngham Man Kills Wife, Attempts His Own Life. Bellingham, Wash., June 24.-F. R. Walker shot and instantly killed his wife this afternoon and then turned the gun on himself. He was taken -to the hospital and will die. Walker was jealous of the attentions paid his wife by other men, and the tragedy was the culmination of a bitter quarrel. Latest styles in job printing at The Gazette ofce.