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the medicine for the patient she has more faith in it if she knows we made up the perscription. She knows that at this pharmacy purity, strength and accuracy are assured. Please the nurse and.help the invalid in your house by bringing your prescriptions here. RED CROSS DRUG STORE Billings, Montana Local and PRrsonal G. M. Simpson was in Custer yester day transacting business. He has been compelled to give up his trip to California on account of being held as a witness in a Red Lodge case. S. H. Mendenhall went to Miles City yesterday, where the will make his home in the future. Mr. Mendenhall intends to open an employment bu reau in Miles City soon. Mrs. H. T. Allen and daughter, Na omi, left last night for Carrolton, >Mo., where they will spend the sum mer as the guests of relatives. Mrs. A. S. Hanson, who has been spending the past few weeks in this city, left yesterday for her ranch home near Joliet, where she will spend the summer. Miss Estella Gibson of Columbus, Miss., and Miss Alice Rubush of Gainsville, Texas, spent a few hours visiting with friends in this city yes terday while en route to Seattle. F. R. Upjohn, traveling' auditor of the Burlington with headquarters in Sheridan, was a business visitor in Billings yesterday. C. S. Prater, court stenographer, left yesterday for Red Lodge. He will spend a few weeks fishing on Clarks Fork. W. G. Ballack and W. M. Voorhies of Caldwell, Idaho, are spending a few days in this city on business in terests. Mrs. C. B. Taylor went to Sheridan yesterday. She will visit with her parents in that city for a few weeks. W. B. Calhoun, deputy county as sessor, went to Bridger yesterday on a short business trip. Will Adler went to Red Lodge yes terday and will spend a week on a ranch near that city. J. W. Johnston and wife of Hardin, are spending a few days in this city the guests of friends. Harry Sparr, a young business man of Columbus, was the guest of friends in this city Sunday. The Ladies of the Maccabees will meet on Thursday evening, June 3, for a social session. Mr. and Mrs. E. White of Park city, were in Billings yesterday visit ing friends. Mrs. Ida Endeley of Thermopolis, is the guest of relatives in this city. Dr. Kahala of Crookston, Minn., is the guest of friends in Billings. Miss Myrtle Phillips of Hardin, was shopping in Billings yesterday. From Sunday's Daily. A. Holm, better known as "Tex," the famous Yellowstone park guide who makes his headquarters in Cody, left this city yesterday for Livingston: He will make the trip through the park on foot, returning to Cody by way of Sylvan pass. Mr. Holm is preparing to establish a summer re sort on the shore of the immense lake which will be formed upon the com pletion of the Shoshone dam. He will put a steam launch on the lake and build a number of cottages. Peter Yegen and family and John Bronger and David Trepp of Lewis town, expect to leave this city Mon day for New York. They will sail the latter part of the week for Europe and will spend the summer visiting with relatives in Switzerland, their native land. Mr. McArthur, a business man of Wibaux, Mont., was in this city yes terday on business. He says that the dry farmers in that section are antici pating a good crop this year. R. E. Shepherd has gone east on a short business trip. His family will return with him after a visit of some time with relatives in Wisconsin. H. V. Bailey and wife of Miles City, are visiting for a few days in Billings. Mr. Bailey is now manager of the Jordan and company store. Mr. and Mrs. W. P. Matheson have returned from Miles City, where they have been spending the past few days as the guests of friends. Max Gruel of Boyd, Montana, has filed upon an isolated piece of land, consisting of about 40 acres, lying a few miles west of Joliet. City Clerk J. D. Matheson left yes terday for Red Lodge, where he will spend a few days in the hope of im proving his health. H. Gilmore. a stockman of Custer, was in Billings yesterday transacting business. Harry B. Drum of Painted Robe was in the city yesterday transacting business. Cashier Fudge of the Citizens' Na tional bank of Laurel, spent the week's end in this city transacting business matters. J. B. Rupp and wife of La Crosse, Wis., arrived in this city yesterday and will visit for a few days with Billings friends. Deputy Game Warden Neat left yes terday for Bridger, where he will spend a few days looking after busi ness matters. George Parker of Custer, superin tendent of the new Sanders ditch, was in this city yesterday transacting bus iness. J. W. Combs and Sam Holmsland, ranchers from Laurel, were in the city yesterday. J. F. McKeon of Custer, was a busi ness visitor in this city the latter part of last week. -4---e From Saturday's Daily. M. G. Stubbs of Queensland, Austra lia, arrived in this city yesterday and will spend a week looking over the county. Mr. Stubbs has been attract ed to Billings by the coming Dry Farming congress and the literature which has been distributed through the office of the congress. E. S. Judd, secretary of the Frater nal Order of Mountaineers, returned Thursday night from Aurora, Ill., where he was called a few weeks ago by the news of the serious illness of his mother. He says that his moth er's condition is slightly improved. Henry Gerharz, who is city engi from Laurel yesterday. He has been spending the week making prelimi nary surveys for the new water works and will report to the town council at an early meeting on the approximate cost of the work. Toston R. Thompson and daughter, Miss Julia Thompson of Broadview, are spending a few days in this city. Leo Helm, who came to this county a few weeks ago from Salina, Iowa, has decided to locate in the Yellow stone valley and has filed upon a unit of the Huntley project. Hiram Dillon, formerly of Fairview, Va., has decided to make Yellowstone county his home and has filed upon a quarter section on the ceded portion of the Crow reservation. W. H. Taylor of Raymond, Wash., is spending a few days in Billings with a view to making his home in this county. J. B. Whaley, a prominent mer chant of Cody, Wyo., was in this city yesterday attending to business mat ters. Mrs. F. W. Otto and Miss Lenora F. Smith of Columbus, are the guests of friends in this city for a few days. R. E. Frazier, a business man of Kansas City, is spending a few days in Billings. Chas. B. Tabor, a business man of Forsyth, was in this city yesterday. FURTHER PROSECUTION. Union Leaders Guilty of Extortion not Yet Through With Law. (By Associated Press.) CHICAGO, May 31.-Fu'rther prose cution of Martin B. "Skinny" Madden and his associates, M. J. Boyle and Fred M. Poudhatt, who were convicted on a charge of extortion Saturday, is to Abe pushed by State's Attorney Way man. That was the definite announce ment which came from the puiblic prosecutor yesterday. No date has been set for beginning the trial of the labor leaders again, but it is thought it will not be earlier than six weeks from now, because of the difficulty of getting a jury on ac count of the public attention centered on the case. The men were Saturday found guilty of graft and extortion in connection with calling and settling strikes. STATE TREASURY STATEMENT. (Speelal to The Gamette.) HELENA, May 31.-State Treasurer Esselstyn today submitted his report for May to Governor Norris, which shows that the commonwealth's finances are in excellent condition. The cash balance is $455,651 and bond investments $2,773,931, making resources well above the three-million mark. KANSAS CITY MARATHON. KANSAS CITY, Mo., May 31.-Geo. Dunning of Kansas City, won the dove-alled Marathon race here today. Frank Johnson of Granite City, Ill., was second, and S. G. Harrison of St. Louis, third. Dunning finished one and two-thirds miles ahead of John son, who 'was Just in front of Harri son. Time, 2:15, 2:28 1-2 and 2:34, re spectively. WOMAN INJURED IN AUTO WRECK Huge Machine Turns Turtle, Pinning Two of Its Occupants Under the Tonnean. HER LEG IS FRACTURED Driver of Machine Beceives Badly Sprained Ankle In Accident on Road Ten Miles North of This City. An auto wreck which resulted in the breaking of a woman's leg and several minor injuries to other mem bers of the party occurred yesterday morning on the county road north of this city leading to Lavina. Mrs. Car ter, the injured woman, was brought to her home in this city and is re ported to be resting easily. J. M. Carter, a musician employed on the south side, in company with his wife and three other women, left Billings yesterday morning in a ma chine which belongs to Mr. Baker of Laurel, and which was formerly the property of Colonel Rowley. Carter was somewhat inexperienced in the handling of the machine, and in go ing up a steep grade his engines balked on him. The brakes refused to work and the auto started to glide backward down the hill. Carter made an attempt to keep the machine in the road, but did not succeed in backing it onto a small bridge at the foot of the hill and as a result the machine turned turtle, pinning two of the women under the machine. The other two women jumped out and escaped injury. Mirs. Carter received a broken limb and lay in an unconscious condition for hours. Her husband received a badly sprained ankle and two of the women who were uninjured had to walk seven miles before they reach a telephone and summon assistance. Walter Scott went to the assist ance of the party and says that the machine is almost a total wreck. FIRE THREATENS N. P. FREIGHT YARDS Burning Car of Shingles Is Hauled to Fire Plug, Where Blaze Is Quickly Extinguished. A burning% carload of shingles threatened the freight yards Sunday night and but for the fact that the car was quickly coupled to an engine and brought within fighting distance of the Billings fire department, the yards might have been the scene of a disas trous fire. The car, which was being trans ferred from the Great Northern to the Burlington and which had been standing all day in the'vicinity of the roundhouse, was noticed to be ablaze about 11 o'clock in the evening. A call was turned in, and a switch en gine was quickly attached to the burning car, which was hauled to the Twenty-ninth street crossing. When once where the fire could be fought the department made quick work of it, and in a few moments the blaze was extinguished. The contents of the car are a total loss, but the car itself did not sustain serious damage. Many Are Poisoned Because of Strike Strike of Laborers in Fruit Industry at Managua Is Growing Intense. NEW ORLEANS, May 31.-A dis patch from Managua, Nicaragua, says the strike over fruit shipments has grown intense. Several cases of dy namite were taken from the Lopez Mining company by the strikers. Many have been poisoned. The steamers are all tied up to the docks and are without crews. JEWISH CONVENTION. Noted Men Hope Dream of Centuries Is About to Be Realized. NEW YORK, May 31.-The largest convention in the history of the Jew ish national movement will open here with a mass meeting by the federation of Zionists on Saturday, June 12, and will continue several days. Nearly 1.000 delegates from all parts of the United States will take part in the proceedings. The recent taking from power of Abdul Hamid and the resulting favor able negotiations from the Jewish colonization of Mesopotamie have led the Zionists 'to hope that their dream of centuries. is about to be fulfilled. Many noted men, among them states men, publicists, clergymen and busi ness men, will attend the convention. PEERED THROUGH KEYHOLE. CHICAGO, May 31-Peering through a keyhole, Joseph Megal, 5 years old, received an injury in his right eye from an umbrella in the hands of a playmate on the other side of the door which caused his death yester day. The playmate was John Czern ca, 11 years old, who lived in the same house. The children were play ing in the hall Saturday afternoon. John ran into a room and closed the door. Joseph "peeped" and the other thrust the rod through as he placed his eye at the keyhole. The eyeball was destroyed and physicians were unable to save the child's life. BILL IS DEFEATED. SPRINGFIELD, Ill., May 31.-The bill abolishing capital punishment was defeated in the senate today. FIRES RIFLE SHOT THROUGH HIS HEART Half Breed Creek Rancher Despondent on Account of Ill Health, Commits Suicide. Despondent through long suffering from consumption, William S. Thomp son, a rancher residing on Half Breed creek, this side of Roundup, committed suicide early Sunday morning by shooting himself through the heart with a 30-40 rifle. Going out to the barn under the pre text of feeding some stock, he placed the stock of the rifle in the manger and pointing the gun toward his heart, pulled the trigger with a string pass ed around a poet. The bullet passed through his heart coming out in the middle of his back and lodging in the wall of the barn. His 14-year-old son discovered the prostrate body of his father shortly after and ran screaming to the house. At first it was reported that a mur der had 'been committed and word was sent for Sheriff Orrick. A party consisting of Coroner Herman Smith, Sheriff Orrick and Deputy County At torney Taylor left for Thompson's ranch Sunday morning in an auto. Finding that an inquest was neces sary Coroner Smith summoned a jury from among the neighbors. The jury decided that Thompson came to his death by a gunshot awound self-in flited. Thompson was about 40 years old. He is survived by a wife and five young children. The family moved to eastern Montana from the south sev eral years ago on account of Mr. Thompson's health. The body 'will 'be brought to Billings and the burial held Wednesday. Rail Coming Through Car Injures a Man Northern Pacifle Train No. 4 Derailed East of Miles City-Traffic Is Delayed.. MILES CITY, May 31.-Northern Pacific train No. 4 was 'wrecked at 5:55 yesterday morning six miles east of Miles City, supposed to be due to the fore truck of the tender leaving the rails at a sag in the track. The engine, baggage and smoker were overturned and are flat on their sides. The day coach anr diner were tilted over and Pullman car Kooskia and the special car of the Black Patti com pany remained on the track. Only one man was seriously hurt. He was sitting on a back seat in the day coach and the end of a rail passed through the closet and struck him in the abdomen, laying the walls open and disclosing, but not penetrating the intestines. Engineer Walseth and this fireman felt the engine overturning and jumped off on the left side. No others were hurt beyond a few bruises. Christians Can Do More Than Jesus Greater Miracles Are Possible Today, Says Lombard College President. GALESBURG, May 31.-Taking for his theme the words of Jesus that those who believe in him can do greater works than he, President Fisher in his baccalaureate sermon to the seniors of Lombard college con tended that it is possible for Chris tians to do greater work than did Jesus. Dr. Fisher compared to what Christ did achievements of modern physi cians and surgeons 'who have made the art of healing universal and per formed remarkable cures. To the changing of water into 'wine he com pared the irrigation schemes of the 'west by which water is transformed into products of the fields and orchards. Walking on 'water the speaker declared too slow, and 'he compared this to the modern wireless telegraphli, 'by 'which speedy ships go to the relief of the vessel in distress. Attempt to Lynch Slayer of Merchant Negro, Who Stabbed White Man, Hur ried to Jail at Kingfisher, Oklahoma. DOVER, Okla., May 31.-Leslie Al len, a merchant, was stabbed to death late today by Edward Zales, a negro. A mob threatened to lynch Zales, but he was hurried to jail at Kingfisher. An attempt at lynching is still feared. WILL TEACH MOTHERS, School Girls WVIIl Show Parents How to Care for Infants. NEW YORK, May 31.-The girls of public school No. 110 on the east side 4 have organized a junior city govern- I ment with Jeannette Platt, 14 years old, as mayor. All of the other city oflcers have also been filled by girls. The object of the organization is to distribute literature for the board of health, telling east side mothers how to care for infants in ,warm weather. The girls, whose ages range from 13 to 15 years, will give practical demon strations to other mothers on the feed ing and clothing of infants and other wise act as adjutants for the health department in the hope of diminish ing the hot weather mortality among the babies. A hammer and a carpet tack causes more infractions of the 10 command ments than any other known cause. REARRESTED ON BURGLARY CHARGE Alfred Ladt, Accused of Stealing Ra zors from Laurel Trading Company Lass Week. Released April 28, from the county Jail, after serving a 90-day term for petty larceny, Alfred Ladt is once more lodged in the bastile, this time on the charge of burglary. He was arrested last Saturday at Huntley by Deputy Sheriff Kinnick at the instance of Sheriff Orrick and brought to Billings. Ladt is accused of burglarizing the store of the Laurel Trading company at Laurel last week. Some jewelry, razors and other articles were stolen. Several of the razors stolen from the Trading company rwere found on the person of the prisoner. NEW RESERVOIR IS EASILY EXCAVATED No Reeks Encountered In Digging Equalizing Basin.-Concrete Work This Week. Work on the excavation for the new equalizing reservoir, which is being built for the city water works company by the Piper Construction company, is about completed and the contractors say that they expect to begin the cement work the latter part of this week. The new reservoir, which is situat ed on the crest of the rimrock about 300 feet above the city, is some 125 by 100 feet and varies from 19 to 20 feet in depth. As yet no rocks have been struck in the excavation and the work bas been easily accomplished. The basin which has been dug will be lined with concrete, and within a few months all city water will be elevat ed to the reservoir and gravity will be used alone to give the water pres sure in the city. The pressure will at all times be uniform and will be greater than heretofore. BODY IS IDENTIFIED BUT HE STILL WROTE Now Believed That Despite Positive Identification Atterbury Is Still Alive. (By Amsoelated PresE.) SPOKANE, Wash., May 31.-Though the body of a murdered man taken from the Spokane river last night has been positively identified by two per sons as that of George Atterbury, a North Dakota farmer, it is now bg lieved that Atterbury is well and alive at Eugene, Ore. A letter from that point dated yesterday and signed by him has been received at the Old Na tional bank. The signature is identi fied as being genuine. MACHINIST ATTACKED PRIEST. NEW YORK, May 31.-When the Rev. Father Mlurray had finished his sermon in St. Rose of Lima's Roman Catholic church at Rockaway yester day, John Stricka, a powerfully built machinist, rose from his pew and de nounced the priest in excited tones. As the congregation fled the priest approached Stricka and as he did so the machinist attacked Father Murray with his fists. Father Depoly and sev eral men went to the assistance of Father Murray and after several min utes the man was subdued and was taken to a hospital, where his men tal condition will be inquired into. Wife of Murdered Man on the Stage Mrs. Annis Plays Husband's Favorite Air in Vaudeville and Responds to Call for Speech. NEW YORK, May 31.-The debut on the vaudeville stage of Mrs. Wi~liam E. Annis, widow of the man who was slain by Capt. Peter C. Halns, Jr., was applauded last night in a theater at Rockaway Beach. She did a piano sketch 'with a sing ing and dancing team of men and played as a request number "The Ro sary," which she announced was the favorite of her husband. On insistent calls by her audience, Mrs. Annis appeared before the cur tain and announced that the death of her husband made it necessary for her to earn a living for herself and her children and that she felt the stage afforded her better opportunity than anything else. AGENCIES FURNISH STRIKE. BREAKERS. NEW YORK, May 31.-The execu tive council of the American Federa tion of Labor will meet here June 15 to consider the restriction of immigra tion. The Central Federated union of New York yesterday instructed a com mittee to obtain all data and confer with the executive council. Leon A. Coakley, inspector man of the com mittee on immigration of the Central Federated union, said: "Many of the employment agencies are now doing an enormous business in sending immigrants newly landed in New York to all parts of the coun try as strikebreakers. The American Federation of Labor desires all the information possible on this with a view to breaking up the practice." BATTLESHIP MAKES RECORD. (By Assoelated Prema.) LONDON, May 31.-The battleship Invincible in an eight-hour speed trial yesterday maintained 28 knots throughout, and for a short time made 29 knots. It is claimed this is the world's, record of any ship of its size or type. CHAPPLE'8 'CHAPPLE'S '© CHAPPL E' ~ That Pain in Your Back is NOT a Little Thing Don't make the mistake of which so many victims of the dreaded Bright's disease have died. . iThe neglect of the early syrmptoms of kidney trouble a is rtoo dangerous. Take warning in time. O The dizziness when stooping-the pain and soreness over the kidneys, the lame back-the spots dancing before the eyes-all are nature's signals that you need, Bond's Kidney Pills r Always sold in a Yellow Box to guard against substitution. g Ask for Bond's.-50c S "You Can Get it at Chapple's" SCHAPPLE'S i Watch For Our Next Ad. ® CHAPPLE'S Remarkable Art Collection at Alaska- Yukon-Pacific Fair SEATTLE, Wash., May 31.-The fine arts exhibit of the Alaska-Yukon-Pa cific exposition will show the very fin est example of old and modern art in existence. Among the thousands of pictures comprising the collection, there will be no single painting from the brush of any other than the best. The collection will be exhibited in what may be called two halves; one will be made up from the work of con temporary artists of America, and these pictures will all be taken from medal winners, either here or abroad. The second half will comprise ex amples loaned by national private museums and collections, and has been assembled from domestic and foreign countries. Of the school of modern French art, some 50 paintings have been in position since the first of April and the entire collection of European paintings, etchings and en gravings is now unpacked and in charge of the exposition art depart ment. The insurance on the foreign contributions amounts to $1,500,000, and a like amount will be required to cover the value of other departments. Over 500 pictures will be embraced in the first half of the art exhibit, and among the contributors are to be not ed J. C. Beckwith, Paul Dougherty, Winslow Homer, Carl Melchers, Jas. C. Nicoll, John La Farge. John Singer Sargent, F. D. Millit, H. D. Murphey, J. F. Murphey, Walter Nettleton, Har ry Tanner, Jas. J. Shannon and a host President Taft Says Baseball Cleanest and Manliest Sport (By Associated Preus.) PITTSBURG, May 31.-All doubts concerning Taft's opinion of baseball were dispelled yesterday when the president stated that in his opinion baseball was the cleanest, the finest and the manliest sport in all christen dom. "Baseball appeals to me as the one clean sport," said Mr. Taft. "There is no jockeying, no flimflamming, no chicanery as in some other sports, horse racing for instance. I enjoy baseball, and especially did I enjoy Saturday's magnificent contest be Hill Makes Record Time to Seattle Great Northern Road Magnate and Party Make Trip In 58 hours from St. Paul. SEATTLE, May 31.-James J. Hill, president of the Great Northern board of directors, and a party of friends arrived last night from St. Paul on a special train of the Great Northern railroad, having made the journey in the remarkable time of 53 hours. With Mr. Hill were J. J. Carroll, general counsel of the Burlington railroad; W. B. Dean, a director of the Great Northern road; E. C. Cook, president of the Minnesota Trust com pany and W. H. Dunwoody, president of the St. Anthony and Dakota Lum ber company. Mr. Hill is to be principal speaker at the opening exercises of the Alaska Yukon - Pacific exposition tomorrow morning and will also attend the 'ban quet'at the New York building in the evening. After this banquet he will hurry to his train and proceed to St. Paul as rapidly as he came. Important mat ters demand his presence in the east, and only his great personal interest in the exposition brings him west, he says. NOT TRAIN ROBBERS. SPOKANE, Wash., May 31.-A. O. Olmsted and John Hellups, arrested here on suspicion of being the men who held up the Great Northern mail train on Mlay 16, were released today. The train crew declared they were not the right men. of equally eminent and celebrated art ists. Among artists of world renown, a number of the old masters will be ex hibited, many for the first time ap pearing on American walls. Rem brandt, Gainsborough, Schryers and Zeims will be represented by the most noted canvasses from their brushes, and these names are but a small part of the long list of famous contributors. It has been the aim of the art com mission of the Alaska-Yukon-Pacific exposition, to make this department of the exposition the best then can be assembled, and in their selection, the matter of securing a great number has been subjected to the matter of secur ing the very highest quality. In this they have been eminently successful. The art exhibit will be displayed in eight rooms of the fine arts building. These rooms are in dimensions, 60 by 30 feet and their lighting facilities leave nothing to be desired. The halls and corridors will show num bers of beautiful specimens of marble and bronze and in this collection the same care in selection has been ex ercised as has been shown Ih the choosing of paintings. One room of the fine arts building will be devoted to the world-noted collection of Indian photographs by Curtis, and this will present the most complete and valuable gathering of aboriginal American types that is pos sible to secure. tween Pittsburg and Chicago." This indorsement of the national game was uttered during a general talk at the residence of T. K. Laugh lin, Jr., rwhere Mr. Taft spent Sunday. During the discussion the president reiterated his dislike for the bunting game. Several times Saturday when a chit meant a run and when the batter was ordered to bunt the president gave utterances to impatient remarks. "I believe," he said, "they should hit it out. I like the games where there is plenty of 'slugging,' I (believe the sporting writers call it." Rogers Secretly Aided Negro Schools Booker T. Washington Tells When Millionaire Gave Him $10,000 for Tuskogee. NEW YORK, May 31.-Booker T. Washington has revealed the fact that for many years H. H. Rogers aided in the support of scores of schools in the south. The Standard Oil officer asked ,Mr. Washington to act as his almoner and insisted that his benefactions be kept secret. In giving an account of this unknown phase of Mr. Roger's activities, Mr. Washington said: "The first time I ever met Mr. Rogers was in this manner: About 15 years ago a large meeting was held in Madison Square Garden Concert hall to obtain funds for the Tuskogee institute. Mr. Rogers attended the meeting but came late and as the auditorium was crowded he could not get a seat. He stood in the back part of the hall, however, and listened to the speaking. "The next morning I received a telegram from him asking me to call at his offloe. When I entered be re marked that he had been present at the meeting the night previous and expected the 'hat to be passed' but as that was not done he wanted to 'chip in' -something.. Thereupon he handed me ten $1,000 bills for the Tuskogee institute. In doing this he imposed only one condition; that the gift should be mentioned to no one. "I cannot now recall the number of times that he has helped us, but is doing so he always insisted that his name me never used."