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THEANACONDA STANDARD. MONDAY MORNING, JUNE 27, 1892.
THEMURDER OF JORDAN Preparingto Rue at Rest the Remains^of the Dnfortuite Ian. RUNNINGDOWN THE CLUES Suaplclou* Characters In the^County Jail-Increasing the^Police Force In^the Suburbs. BlTTF.,June 20.^All of to-day tho body^of the late William F. Jordan lias boon^lying in state at tho undertaking rooms of^McCarthy A MoBratney, and it is es^^timated that fully 2,000 |^eoplo viewed the^remains during the afternoon. Tho em^^balming has been well done, and the^features look very natural. The body lies^in a beautiful metallic casket, trimmed^with black cloth and silver-plated handles.^The only inscription is tho name on the^silver plate, ^William F. Jordan. At1 o'clock to-morrow afternoon the^body will be removed to tho Minors'^Tnion hall, where the funeral services will^bo hold under tho direction of the A. ^^.^V. W. A long procession will follow tho^remains to the cemetery. The coflln will^be placed on a fire wagon instead of a^hearse, and tho wagon will be draped with^mourning. It will be drawn by four black^horses. The police w-ill all turn out and^will act as an escort to tho wugon, follow^^ing the Alice band. Then will eomo tho^Volunteer Hremon, the Alice fire depart^^ment, the A. O. U. W., the veterans of the^late rebellion and finally the Butte City^fire department. Citiiens in general who^will show a mark of respect to a true^policeman by following him to the grave,^will bring up the roar. Tliesearch for tho murderers is still^being faithfully prosecuted, but whether^with any more success is a matter of doubt.^There are a number of men who have^been picked up and placed in the county^jail who look tough enough for murderers,^and if they arc not it is probably Iwcause^they have not hud tbo opportunity. There^are 14 of them and if they are released^they should none of them be allowed to^tarry even for a minute on tho streets of^Butte. Thepolice of Butte are at present look^^ing for a man with his arm In a sling. In^^formation is received that would load to^the belief that Jordan marked one of tho^murderers by shooting him in the arm.^There is a story around the streets to tho^effect that a physician's services were^required under suspicious circumstances^on Friday, but those who tell the story,^while talking mysteriously, do not tell^very much. No arrests were made to^^day. Thewestern part of town is well pro^^tected now. There are 27 men on the^night force instead of 15, which was for^^merly the number. The 12 men have^mostly been put in theoutskirtsand travel^in pairs. Tito man with tho clue, tho one^who has seen something or somebody who^looked suspicious, is around in full num^^ber and if every so-called clue was fol^^lowed up, tho entire police and sher^^iff's forces would bo busy night and day. Oneof these men with strong suspicions^was Chris Binder, who last night rcimrtcd^having seen some suspicious characters in^a cabin somewhere in the mountains^south of Silver Bow Junction. Binder^said that while driving a band of^cattle from Divide yesterday afternoon,^several of them had broken away from^him and ran up into the mountain and^into some very heavy timber. While^chasing them be said ho had run across a^cubin down in a deep gulch in tho door of^which a man haJ stood smoking a pipe.^As soon as the man saw him. Binder says^lie hurriedly stepped into tho cabin and^closed the door. From the location of the^cabin, the action of the man and other^things Binder was strongly convinced that^something was wrong, and suggested the^advisability of an investigation of the^mysterious cabin and its occupants. Ac^^cordingly this morning early a posse of^five or six policemen under the guidance^of Binder left the city on horse^hack and armed with rifles and shot^guns to visit toe cabin. After^riding for hours over the mountains and^into every gulch and canyon that could be^found. Binder at last volunteered the in^^formation that lie was unable to Hud the^cabin, and as be kept on insisting that it^was in an entirely different direction from^that which he stated last night,the officers^arrived at the conclusion that Binder had^been dreaming, and the cabin and tho^man with the pipe existed only in his im^^agination and returned to the city, arriv^^ing this afternoon without having seen or^heard anything. MAJORCAMP'S ^EKMOM. n Takes For His Subject the Ileal li of^Ofncs-r Jordan. Bt'TTF,June 26.^To-night Major Camp^spoke at Good Templar's hall on the re^^cent terrible murder of Officer Jordan. A^goodly-sixed audience was in attendance^and several fervent ^aniens^ were uttered^to some of his remarks mode during the^deliver}- of bis address. After eulogising^the dead officer and dwelling at length^upon his good qualities, ho lauded the^bravery of tho nun who in the perform^^ance of an obscure duty, had caused him^to meet his death. Death in the. discharge^of a duty was the grandest of deaths, the^speaker said, and ill dying, Jordan had^dicd^like the soldier that he had been when^in tho discharge of another duty he had^faced death repeatedly. MajorCamp adhered to his previous^statement concerning the calls for help^that lie had heard and the chase of the^moil by Jordan. The men that had killed^Jordan, ho said, were not ordinary vag^^rants and thieves, but a part of an or^^ganized gang of house breakers. Jordan^h.el surprised them in the act of com^^mitting a felon^ and attempted to arret^ill cm. They ran and like the brave man^that he was. Jordan gave chase nnd^crowded tin ill so hard that they turned^and tired on him. Tho first shot had^wounded him in the cur. hut nothing^daunted he had continued the pursuit and^another shot laid him low w ith a bullet^through his heart. Major (ami) then^referred to the spasms of vir^^tue that regularly attacked Butte.^He said those attacks made themselves^manifest about every three months. At^present the regular attack was on and^much talk was heard of ^reforming^ uud^^ridding the city of criminals.^ Follow ^^ing the murder of Penrose tho regular^spasm follow ed and a lot of poor home^^less tramps were run out of the city. Hut^as usual, the men had barely left baflpM^they returned and in a few- nights after^^ward could he found frequenting the dives^and brothels. Thetrouble w ith Butte.Jthe major said,^was that only the littlederila were caught,^w hile the big ones were allowed to go un^^molested. The |^oor. homeless vagrant^who w as caught in the art of commit t rig^on offense, was punished without mercy,^hut the man w itli money or a ^pull^ could^ilo as lie pleased, and if necessary buy up^juries and escape punishment in tliat^manlier, an occurrence so common as m^In' accepted as a matter of fact anil^creative of only tile slightest com^^ment. If tho same persistent efforts^made when Butto has one of^its spasms were kept up regular!*,^vice and crime would not flourish as tliey^Dow nourished. Bu'.te was like a grist mill,with the ^bad lands^ as the hopper audthe police court, jail and penitentiary^the mill stones. It was a continual grind^from the ^bad lauds^ to tho penitentiary^and from the penitentiary back to the^^bad lauds, Thepoor wretches that gave tho courts^so much business and kept the jails full^were arrested without merry, while the^spawning places that hatched them^were permitted to run without inter^^ruption. Tho resolutions adopted by^the city council a few nights ago^were good enough as far as they^went, but they did not go far enough. In^^stead of waiting until it was proved that a^place was the resort of thieves and cum-^itials before revoking its license, the coun^^cil should revoke the license of every con^^cert divo and similar dens which thrive in^the ^bad lauds.'* because evcry policeman^and everybody else at all familiar with tho^city knew those places to lie the renilci-^vous of the worst criminals in the city.^The great trouble was that evi-ry thug and^loafer who could raise the price of a^license was permitted to raise hell for the^city anil add to the vice and crime which^prevailed. Tiki many low, disreputable^dives were allowed to tiorish. Tiiespeaker was not, he said, opposed^to the respectable, decently conducted^saloons, but he was oppostd to the dives^and ilc us which acted as harbors for crimi^^nals who would not lie tolerated in the^better class of drinking places. By refus^^ing to license such places as the low con^^cert halls anil ^j iiuts,^ the amount of^crime would lie speedily reduced. It was^an admitted fact the land over that of all^governments, the most corrupt unci un^^scrupulous were the city governments.^Men known to be friendly to the element^from which many criminals were re^^cruited wen: given ollicc and tho men^who wore resiKuisihlu for many crimes^went unpunished Is-causo they happened^to have money and influence. Kverylmdy^in the city knew that it was .common^talk of the streets and elsewhere that it^was impossible to secure a jury that^would convict the kec|^or of a divo or^concert hall. They had political influ^^ence and olllcials whose duty it was to en^^force the laws nnd assist in securing the^punishment of offenders very often al^^lowed the guilty ones to esca|^c. Tlies|ieaker had been told that he was^wasting his time in trying to convict the^concert hall keepers, ami that a jury would^be secured in the l.ukey case that would^refuse to Hud a conviction. The jury sys^^tem as it now existed was a farce, the^prosecution standing no chance whatever^to secure a conviction no matter how^strong the evidence. Plenty of good men^existed who would do their duty, but they^seldom were got to sit on juries, because^they were not wanted, being known to be^toohoncst and too much in favorof justice.^Politics lay behind all this and as long as^unscrupulous politicians were |K'rmitted^to run things so long would the present^state of things continue. Siniopeople were talking of organizing^a vigilance commit tec to do what the law^anil its oflicers failed to do. The speaker^did not approv e of such measures, but if^it was proposed to hang some of the ofli^^cers anil dive keepers, he did not know^but that it would do some good, hut if it^was intended to run nut only a lot of poor^homeless devils looking lor work he was^opposed to it. Mob law was u dangerous^power to awaken, hut it was better to kill^all tho vicious and lawless in that man^^ner than that one such man^as .Ionian was should lose his^life. A single remedy consisted in^closing up the dives, but as long as they^flourished so long would gtosl men get^murdered and all kinds of crime thrive,^nnd while it might seem harsh to say it,^the truth nevertheless rcmaiiifsl that the^authorities were responsible for it all in^licensing such places. It it became abso^^lutely necessary to organize a v igilance^committee, tho s|ieakcr was willing to do^his share toward cleaning out the city and^to do it without wearing a mask, lie was WENTOVER THE BANK Alontina Central Train Wrecked^With Fatal Results. HEWAS CRUSHED TO DEATH BrakamanBrown Loses His Llfe-^Fourtoen Horsos Killed-Pas^^senger Trains De^^layed. Bmr., June ^f^.^A wreck occurred on^the Montana Central about a mile east of^Bcru ice this morning by w inch one man,^a brakcnian, named Brown w as killed and^several others had narrow calls for their^lives. Out of a carload of 17 horses, 14^were killed and tlie others more or less in^^jured. Thewrecked train was a freight which^left hero about midnight for Helena. Ilc-^tw een 2 and ^! o'clock this morning, when^at tho point mentioned, a fiat car in tho^center of the train became derailed and^before the train could lie stopped almost^every ear had left tho track and w as roll^^ing down the embankment. Fortunately^a large tree grew close to the track against^which one t f the cars lodged and us the^train did not part the tree prevented the^cars from rolling down into the river, and^to this fact it is duo that no moro lives^were lost. Thodead brnkemnn got w edged between^two cars and his body in the region of the^stomach was crushed into a pulp. Two^other brakemon were thrown about M) feet^down tho emlHinkment. but strange to say^were not injured more than to merely sus^^tain a few scratches about their faces anil^hands. One of the men was thrown from^the train and found himself sailing^through space until finally his progress^was checked by falling into the river, from^which he emerged a few minutes after^^ward considerably surprised to find him^^self alive. The horses that were killed^lielongcd to a grading outfit which had^completed its work on tho Mountain View^spur and was going out on the main line. Thewreck blockaded the road and until^quite late this uftornoon traflic was sus^^pended. Arrival of the Helena local due^here this forenoon was delayed until t^^o'clock this evening. After unloading^and turning around the tram at once^went back to Helena, disnpiminting quite^a number who were informed that the^train would not leave until nlioiit H o'clock,^the operator ut Berincc having notitlcd^the local ollicc that the train would not bo^able to leave that station until about 6^o'clock. JUSTIN TIME. notafraid to bo seen in the procession fol^^lowing ill tho path that Jordan went. miut i hint ricMt'. TheScsndlusvlans l.ujo.v a Day of Pleas^^ure et the Columbia Cisntens. Bt'TTF.,June 20.^The picnic of the^Scandinavian brotherhood ut Columbia^guidons to-day drew out n largo crowd, it^being really the ilrst gathering of Scandi^^navians of Butte and vicinity. The wea^^ther was all that could have been desired^and thi' gardens never looked moro re^^freshing and pleasant. Amusement of all^kinds was provided and plenty of fun and^pleasure had full sway. Dancing was in^^dulged in both during the afternoon uud^evening. Thedrilling match attracted much at^^tention although onlv two teams were en^^tered. Havey and Pierce coni|k^scd one^team and ( hatam and livun the other.^The first named WOPS beaten by an inch,^their score tiring .'^', inches and that of^Chatam and iiyan ^f^'i. IMvey and Pierce^were unfortunate with their drills, break^^ing six out of the lfi used in tlie match.^During the progress of the match Davcy^was thrown from the platform by being^struck by a pole w liich was displaced by^the weight of the crowd of people who^were clinging to the guy rope. TheFirst Alarm. BlTTF.,June 38.^Police Ofllcer George^Biggins had the honor of turning in the^tlrst alarm over the new Camewcll sys^^tem, which was sent in at 8:55 to-night^from box 41, which is located on the west^side of Main iietweeu Grauito and Broad^^way. The alarm was caused by a window^curtain in one of the rooms ,,f tho Albion^house, corner of Alaska and Granite^catching Ire from a lamp that was sitting^too close to it. The curtain was torn^down and the blaze extinguished^Iwforo any damage was done.^The lire department is greatly pleased^w ith the working of the new system and^in actual work it has come fully up to the^high standard reached in the preliminary^tests. The alarm came in quickly and^w ittiout the sign of a hitch. The men were^on the upiKtratus in short order ami w ere^waiting for the figure 1. when it showed^up on the indicator. From the time the^box was pulled it was not quite 111 seconds^until the alarm had Ixvii sounded the first^time. After this it repeated the alarm^three times. The new system of having^the first nuin'ier sounded and give the^iv.ird in w hie i iln* lire is located gives^great satisfaction. He.Villlipeil tile Truce*. Topf.ka.Kan., June 2^^. The Cnpilul^this morning contains a letter from Frank^Met,ruth, ex-president of the Kansas^farmers' alliance, renouncing allegiance^and announcing bis return to the republi^^can party. This course is taken by him.^he says. Iierause he has discovcrsi the al^^liance to lie an oilier-seeking, boodliu^^annex to tl.e democratie party. AMan Avenges Bis Own Mortal Wound^and Illes. Savannah.Co.. Juno 26.^This after^^noon the In sly of George H. l'|h-hiirch,w ho^w as murdered nt his place of business^at Screven yesterday, was buried in this^city. I'lichurch had been wearied of the^presence of n worthless negro named^Jenkins, and ordered him off his place,^Jenkins rvfusid to go, hut finally went^toward the house apparently to get his^things. He brought out an old musket,^I and advancing toward 1'poluirch fired, the^I shot entering his side ami producing a^horrible wound. Mr. l'|m^hurch fell on his^knees, and draw ing his revolver, tired ut^the negro, the bullet entering his heart^and killing him instantly. Ik-fore any mm^could reach him I'pehureh fell over, dy^^ing almost instantly after avenging the^murderous attack upon him. Mr.Powers Explains.^BlTTF., June 2t^.- John Powers desires^to deny tho report that he had a |nssage^at anus with Michael Clare in the court^house the other day. Mr. Powers says^that he employed Clan1 to look after his^case with Moiitcath.und bad subsequently^employ ^d him in another case. Consider^^ing that he had not conducted the former^case in a satisfactory manner Mr. Powers,^in the clerk's office the oilier day, d^^-^manded of Clare the return of the papers^in tho second ease. Clare refused and^that was all there was to it. Mr. Powers^says that Clare did not strike him, nor did^he strike Clare. Heand Trip Firty Cents. Attendthe grand celebration at Deer^Lodge July 4. Hound trip tickets, Ilutte^to Deer Lodgo and return. M cents.^Grand time assured. Boston ^Y Montana^baud. TheCnion Pacific railway offers special^inducements to passengers destined to^points beyond the Missouri river. Special^care is also used in hooking emigrants to^and from all points in Kurope. Consult^their agent at general railway and steam^^ship office, corner Main and Broadway,^Butte, before purchasing tickets else^^where. Twodollars buys a good screen door.^They are not a luxury, but a real neces^^sity. I.enve your order. H. J. Blumc, 7M^West Purk. CityWoi.il Vsnl. Whenyou want good wood order hy tele^^phone No. 184. J. H. Jucksen, proprietor. Fortho finest liquors in Butto go to Har^^rington ^ Driscoll, corner Main and^yuani streets. Fora bottle of fine liquor or a box of^good cigars go to tho ^Cabinet,^ South^Uutte. _ Privateand chronic diseases treated by^Dr. Ncrcross, new Owsley block. Onlyfirst-class stock in w ines, liquors^and ciguis at McCormick ^ Hughe* . For^ refreshing drink or a good cigar^go to tho ^^Cabinet,^ South Butto. Jewelryat cost. :^) days. I.c)s, the Jew^^eler, Owsley hliK-k. Miners'union pins. Leys, the Jeweler,^OVSSSy blis-k, only. Ifyou w atit your demijohn tilled go to^Met 0111011. iV Hughes'. Buyyour fireworks at Alex. Cohen's,^corner Park and Main. DPRICE'S Sakin_Powder: Usedin Millions of Hemes^40 Years tlie Stand ax TheLongest Lane Hasa Turning SOTHE GREATEST CLEARANCESALE ThatANACONDA or MONTANA Has Ever^Seen MUST COME TO AN END. WhatDo You Require HereAre Bargains in Every Department FORMEN AS WELL AS WOMEN, FORGIRLS AS WELL AS BOYS. WithTHIRTY DAYS Tliis Store Fill WeMust Make Necessary^ALTERATIONS and REPAIRS. ToMake Room We Must Sell Lots of Goods. PRICESARH CUT SO LOW that all may appreciate who sec. and all^who see buy. Any one having nmncy at his command should^avail himself of the Golden Opportunity. No^such a chance will again offer. Celebratethe Fourth Puton Your Best Bib and Tucker and Be Gay !^Buy a NEW SUIT and Look Well. WHYNOT Wearc elling Choice Garments at the price of very poor ones. Two Suits for the price^of one and a large sto-k to select from You can get nothing nicer, but vou may pay more^than double our figures lor garments not as ^ood. Men's Trouscss are (Jre it'.y Reduced. Boysand Children's Suits Arcselling like hot cakes, because the quality is so g^od and the prices so low. Bring the^little fellows in. Let them celebrate. Their happiness will bring you much. Men'sFurnishing Goods. OverShirts of all textures in infinite \aricty. DressShirts, Collars. I uffs and Neckwear. Underwear,all weights, all qualities, great money savers. Hatsand Caps, good and cheap, all styles and size* Hosieryand Glow to suit the penuiious ami the fastidious. Hootsand Shoes for all purposes in the gieatc-t assortment. REMEMBEREverything Is Marked Down.^Make Your Wife Happy. Anew dress does wonders and lasts a long time Just now you can pet the bc^t and pay nextto nothing for it. This is true of everything else here that a lady night fancy.^Ladies' Wraps, Jackets, etc , arc be ng closed out at ridiculously low figures.^Underwear, Hoots and Shoes are away down i i piic:. Half Off i:i many eases. SoIt Goes All Through. YouCan Save Money by Making Your Purchases While^This Sale Lasts. It Will Close in July, SURE ! DryGoods, Carpets, Curtains, Ribbons, Laces, Gloves,Etc COPPERCITY COMMERCIAL COMPANY, ANACONDA,- MONTANA.