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WHAT HAPPENED IN MONTANA IN 1899
JANUARY. 1-Democrats nominate H. C. Stiff for speaker of the house.--"Scotty" Murray stabbed at Butte by James J. Neary.-New county officials take charge. 2--Sixth legislative assembly organ izes.--Testimonial benefit in honor of John Maguire given at Butte. 8-Governor Smith submits message to the legislature.-Theodore Brantly sworn in as chief justice.-At Butte Edward Knight is run over and killed. 4-Senate committees appointed.-At Butte "Scotty" Murray dies from the effects of knife wounds. 5-Speaker Stiff announces house com mittees.-News of the lynching of Jack Jolly at Eagle City rea'hes But'e. --Students of Wesleyan university at Helena have narrow escape from death by fire. 8-Body of, a murdered unidentified man found in a gully near Rocker. 9--Legislature appoints a joint corn mittee to investigate charges of bribery in connection with the sen atorial election.-Jerry Shinnick dies at Butte.-Great Northern sta t!on at Kalispell destroyed by fire. -Dougald Cameron dies at Camer on's Ferry. 10-Partial report of the bribery inves tigating committee submitted, tc gether with $30,000, alleged to have been paid to members by W. A. Clark's agents.-Fred Whiteside ,makes a remarkable spoech in de nunciatidn of bribery and corrup 'tion.-First ballot taken in the sen atorial contest.--Robert Nelson kills Harry Bell near Miles City.- Joseph C. Hurst arrested at Glen dive for the murder of Sheriff Dom ,inick Cavanaugh.-Death of Sena tor Alexander Metzel of Madison county.-Notorious Pete Hanson dies at Butte.-Jaclk Conlin, at Great Falls, convicted of manslaughter. Death of N. A. Conkey at Missoula. 11--Grand jury called in Lewis and Clarke county to investigate brib ery charges.-AlbertJames Lee com mits suicide at Butte.-Union men pass through Butte smelters and carry away non-union employes in an effort to induce them to Join the unions. unions. 12-Masons purchase a site for a tern pie at Missoula.--Sveral dramazic speeches in the joint session. 13-Jacob Litt seeks to lease theaters in Montana.-James Monday and Thomas Campbell are forced to drink themselves to death at Shel by Junction. 14-Grand jury swqrn in at Helena. Jim Santi murders Robert -Iamil ton at Anaconda.-Station and post office at Warm Springs held 'to. Montana engineers meet at h.olena. 12-Conductor Grant killed to a rail road smash-up at Souoh I> u;'. 16-Supreme court authorizes Attnlrey General Nolan to sunerv'ee br:. ery investigation by grand july. Frank Ruzee killed at Helena oy falling rock.-Immense propoaition to divert waters of tiossoula river for irrigation purposes. 17-Whiteside-Geiger state senatorial contest causes excitenunt in the senate.-Governor submits esti thates for year's expendtures. Grand jury called in Jefferson county.-Funeral of William RMul .vey at Boulder.-At Anaconda Charles Sheppard' o trial for the murder of John Benson at Deer Lodge.-Death of Mrs. Stephens at Anaconda.-T. F. Rngan dies sud denly at Butte.-Overland hotel, a landmark at Fort Benton, torn down. 18-Initiative and referendum and as signment bills introduced.-Joint memorial to congress reported ask ing that Indians be kept on reser vations.-At Livingston William Haversack acquitted of the murder of John Mahar.-Ploneer John B. Traxler dies at Sun River. 19-Governor Smith denounces bribery. -Rainmaker spp ars at Dozeman. -Death of Clark Tingley at Great Falls, and that of Joseph La Franc at Dupuyer. O--Sensational speeches in the joint session.-Assignment bill reported back adversely.-Bounty bill intro duced.-Assessors' convention meets at Helena. -i--Joint memorial regarding opening of Flathead reservation.-Woman's suffrage bill introduced in the house. Municipal service bill passes the senate.-Sunday rest bill introduced. -Text of the proposed ballot re form law.-At Anaconda Charles Sheppard convicted of second de gree murder. .3-Whiteside-Gelger contest comes up in the senate; one precinct missing. -Death of "Frenchy the Boot black," at Butte.--Grand Central hotel at Missoula burned. 24-Representative Lindsay delivers a powerful speech.-Salton Cameron dies at Deer Lodge.-Murderer Sheppard sentenced to life impris onment.-At Butte Nettle Wilson on trial for the murder of Jacob Barrett.-Annual convention of Methodists at Butte. 35-At Livingston Mike Rolla found guilty of first degree murder.-Ben Jamin Soldatl commits suicide at Elk Park.-John B. McClure cuts his throat at Lincoln valley.-Death of Mrs. Caroline Rowe at Anacon da.-Nettie Wilson acquitted. $6--Bribery grand jury fails to find an indlctment.-Whiteslde unseated in favor of Geiger.-Whiteside delivers another sensational spee.h.-Death of Hiram Rawson at Bannack - Death of Thomas B. Hussey at Butte. 27-Thomas Salmo hanger at Red Lodge. 28-Eleven republicans switch to Clark and he receives a majority of the ballots.-At Big Timber Represen tative Beasley hanged in efflgy. Elisa Heiu dies at Anaconda, aged 101 years. 30-Boasley brings libel suit against Big Ti.nber citizens.-Dead bhdv of Charles A. Bracken found in a cabin near Divide.--Elerric light plant at IHamilton burned. 31-Severe storms in Western Montana. --William Pasoe killed in the Ste vens mine; Neil Tobin killed in the St Lawrence, Butte. FEBRUARY. 1-Blizzard in Montana continues. Butte visited by di:astrous fire 2-Fellow-servant bill killed in the senate; additional testimone; tak,.n by the bribery investigating corn mittee.-Coal miners' strike at Ald ridge ordered. 3-Bill introduced f-,r the ereation of Powell orrnty.-Memorial for opln ieg I.-ck reservation.-Ttrrln7 I land bill rof-rred 1o cou ni-.i .n. - 1-tien Curin disappears. Butte. 5--Death of MIrr. French a: Great Fails. 6--Ilra Harris killed in railroad acci dent at tUtte. 7--T\ alter TudOvine killed by a blast at \Whit, hall.-Announcrement nmale of the passage by co;gress-":-f tthe Butte public buiiding biii.--lea'h of Mrs. loseth Weagnrer at Fl.ore.ce --Rosebud county bill reportad ad versely.--Senate committee hears arguments on Powell county bill. Murderer Rolls at Livingston sen tenced to life imprlsonment.--IRoo ert Hancock drops dead at Helena. --Mitchell McMullan commuitp sui cide at Deer Lo1ge.--Chlui cele brate New Year's. 9.-Gambling bill arouses much die discussion.-Senate steering com tee appointed.-Carbon ciuslty's court house destroyed by fire. 10-Coal famine at Bozeman.--William C. Brooks sentenced to death at Billings.-New city officIals install ed at Virginia City.-Guard Charles McCollom shoots and kills Con vict Young at the penitentiary.- Heavy loss to stock in Northern Montana.-Thomas Tredea killed in a Barker mine.-Blizzard resumes business. 11-List of Montana killed and wounded in the Philippines receiv'd.--J. E. Finnegan killed in a collision in Butte railroad yards.-Mrs. Samuel Rundle frozen to death at Meader ville.-Arthur Johns dies from in juries received in the Rarus mine. -Lew!s and Clarke county grand jury returns eight indictments. -Smoke is bad In Butte. 12-Cattle suffer from storm in East ernm Montana. 13-Woman suffrage bill killed in the house.-Tribute to Montana sold iers.-Highbinders appear at Butte. -Big skating tournament at Butte. -Death of Mrs. Michael McLear at Great Falls. 14-Redu-tlion of salary bill indefinitely rostponed.-Henry Dahlman mur dered at Boulder by Frank Carson -Fallurs of Fred Gamer.-St. Val entine's day is observed.-Second trial of Joe Shafer for murder be gins at Butte.-Storm broken by a chinook. 15-Disposltlon of boodle fund causes warm debate.-Lenten season be gins. 16-Conway wins the skating tourna ment. 17-Bill creating state engineer passes house.-Powell county fight grows warm. 18-State university dedicated.-Nath aniel C. Power killed at Emery. Shafer convicted of murder in the first degree.--Poisoned candy mys tery in Butte. 19-Mysterious robbery of Mr. and Mrs. Bartlett iat Butte. 20-Decomposed body of a man found at Central Park.-Beasley libel suit comes up on demurrer at Big Tim ber.-John Weigenstein killed in n Butte mine.-Damage by flood in Northern Montana. 22-Powell county bill killed in the house.-Inquest into the death of Edward Cartier at Butte.-A new smoke messiah.-Death of Daniel Murt· r at ~sou. 22-Washington's birthday observed. David McCormick found dead at Butte.-Firebug at work in Butte. Coal miners' strike at Hoer settled. -John Ferguson dies at the Sol d!ers' home. 23-Lieutenant Eugene French of Hel ena killed in the war.-Ballot re form bill passes the senate.-Reas suring reports received from rat tie ranges.-Frank Skoflane on trial for murder at Butte.-Homer C. Smithley killed in the High Ore at Butte.-Annual meeting of the Hor ticultural society at Hamilton. 24-Skoflane liberated.-Destructive fire at Belt. 25--Henry Morrison commits suicide at Helena.-Fred Smith killed at Sher idan.-Sheep killed at Utica by pois oned hay. 26-Death of W. Rosenfield at Anacon da, and Mrs. J. H. Mills at San Jose, Cal.-Homestake woodhauler finds gold in a well.-Mrs. Robert Lee of Billings killed in a snow storm.-Funeral of Beth Woody at Missoula. 27-Trial of J. C. Hurst for murder be gins at Glendive.-Mountain View M. E. congregation of Butte de cide to build new church.-Munici pal political meeting called.-Feder al grand jury called at Butte. 28-Legislature passes house bills 124 and 132 over g vernor's veto.-Box ing bill passes the house. MARCH. 1-Ballot reform bill indefinitely post poned.-Boxing bill passes senate. Governor Smith recommends par don for Harry Brett.-Butte coun cil declares its intention to pave. Otto Anderson killed near Elkh ':n. -Subscriptions to soldiers' .fund coming in.-Death of Mrs. Alfred B. Hamilton at Great Falls. 2-Legislature adjourns.-Important coal vein struck in the Bynum mine.-Death of Mrs. Reed at Liv ingston.-Death of G. Lapointe at Anaconda.-Incendiaries attempt to burn Goldberg block at Butte.-As sociated Charities incorporated. Death of Dora Lehson at Mi-.coula. 3-Butte guarantees $25,000 for Fltz simmons-Jeffrles fight.-Butte wel comes returning legislators. 4-Body of P. J. O'Sullivan found near Virginia City.-Fred Smith killed at Junction.--Robert Einmet's memory commemorated at Ana conda. 5-Elijah Eads found dead near Ellis ton.-Butte has another murder mystery.-August Nelson killed near Woodville. 6-Governor Smith vetoes gambling bill.-N. W. Shafer :alled at Prickly Pear Junction. - Representative Robert Flinn dies suddenly at Cas cade. 7-Box:ng bill vetoed by the governor. -Austin Bidwell dies in Butte.-H. HI. Hammon I commits isuicide at Helena. 8-Road supervisor law declared un constitutional by the attorney gen eral.-At Helena, Horticultural so ciety appoints inspectors. 9-Gambling stopped at Helena. Death of Mrs. Ella Campbell at Anaconda.-Spring politics begin to warm up.-Death of Mrs. Pope Cat lin at Missoula. 10--Governor Smith vetoes the oste opathy bill.-Death of Hazel Keith at Helena.--M. K. Diamond dies at Butte.-Agitation unfavorable to paving develops in Butte.-Death of Mrs. Ellen Gss at Augusta. 11-Pardon for John Currlngton disap proved by the board.-Democratic primari.. at Butte.--Montana So ciety of Engineers meets at Butte. 12-Death oft R. I. .Maxwell at Deer Lodge.--New public library for Bil lings. 14-Address to the people in connertlion with the lteagh-r n-onument. Sheep loss in N. rthern Montana is heavy.-Destructive fire at Great Falls. 15--P-i.rmccrats nominate muntiipal can dilates in Butteo-Alex Vannett dir apperars from Gr: at Falls.--Death of Mrs. Isaac Palin at Miss .Ila. T--D)edication of A. O. H. hall at An aconda.-St. Patrick's day ce:etra tions. -E. L. Norton kills h!il:slf at lHutte.-Republlcan city conve ntion at Great Falls.-G. S. McSorley dies at Poulder. IS--Democratic primaries at Anaronda. -Death of Father J. A. Werdein at Fort Benton, and of Mrs. Cather.ne O'I.eary at Annaeoda.--SilveOr re publican, republican and populist city conventions at Butte. 19-Death of John Huntsberger at Blackfoot.-A: Big Timber, Frank Harrison drops dead. 20-Democrats at Livingston select can didates.-Montana Union machine shops at Anaconda destroyed by fire.-Democratic city convention at Anaconda.-Rump convention at Butte. 21-Gebo coal mines started up.-Jo seph C. Hurst found guilty of first degree murder at Glendive.-Demo cratic primaries at Great Falls. William Collier at Choteau perishes in the stortm. 22-At Glendtve, Joseph Hurst sen tenced to death. 23-Republican city convention at Liv ingston.-Republicans at Anaconda nominate no candidates.-Demo cratic and populist conventione at Great Falls.-Deatlh of Mrs. Harriet Wood at Great Falls. 24-Miners' strike inaugurated at Belt. -William. Turpin killed at Butte by a street car. 25--Opening of the Leighton. at Miles Clty.-Republican primaries at Mis soula.-Citizens' ticket pominated at Walkerville.-Capt. Thomas P. Fuller dies at Blarkfoot reserva tion. 28--Death of George Bidwell at Butte. -Publicatlon of list of casualties in the Philippines.-Willlam Calder found guilty of first degree murder at Lewistown.' 27-Republican convention in Bozeman. -Death of W. M. Morgan and Mrs. J. P. Barnes at Great Falls. 28-Andrew Johnson killed at Butte. Democratic city convention at Mis souls. 29-Smallpox at Glasgow.-Republican. convention at Missoula. 30-Stone selected for capitol building. -At Butte W. C. Tucker killed by a fall of rock.-Suicide of Freder ick Houck at Great Falls. 31-Death of Mrs. H. W. Martin at Sunset.-Frank Swltzer dies at Butte. APRIL 1-J. E. Fisher convicted of murder in the first degree at Lewistown --Cor oner inquires into the de4th of James McGuire at Butte.-School trustees elected at Butte.-At Mis sdula, Thomas Dobley dies of inju ries received on the railroad.-At Great Falls populists withd.aw their ticket. 2-Polities red hot.-Easter Sunday observed.-Military funeral of Ed mund Johns at Missoula. 3-Election day at Miles city,-Robert Nelson sentenced to eight years' im prisonment for murder.-Charles Buckley killed by Charles Simons at Birch creek. 4-A $40,000 fire at the Butte General Electric company's plant. 5-At Anaconda, Thomas M. Murray dies from injuries received previ ously.-G. A. R. and W. R. C. an nual encampment at Butte. 6-Fred Byers pardoned. 7-Nels Isaacson killed at Canyon Fer ry.-George Cassebohm drops dead in the street at Butte.-Floods be gin. S-Four people swept away and drown ed near Glendive.-Death of Israel Oswald at Virginia City.-After long litigation, Receiver T. R. Hinds is placed in possession of B. & M. property.-Validity of election at Walkervillle not recoknized by old council. 9-Eight more persons lose their lives in Yellowstone floods. 10-Miles City submerged. 11-Funerals of Yellowstone flood vie tims.-Death of B. F. -Ioopes at Boulder. 13-Recelver Hinds ousted. 14-At Big Timber, an answer is filed in the Beasley libel suit.-Annual meting, at Helena, of the stock com missloners.-Dan Lucey, slayer of Patrick Regan, captured at Victor, Colo.-Death of Frank Bruce at Great Falls. 15-Death of J. R. Brown at Anaconda. 16-Funeral of Lieutenant French at Helena.-Milk river overflows its banks, with great damage. 17-Famous Larkin hearing begins at Butte. 18--Montana Stock association meets at Miles City.-Death of Thomas Foley at Missoula. 19-Plumbers strike at Butte.--Oscar J. McCoy killed in the Diamond at Butte. 20-State convention of the Maccabees at Butte. 22-Three miners blown up in an exp.o sion at Emery.-Death of Mrs. Fin layson at Anaconda.-Sons of St. George celebrate at Butte. 23-Beginning of the Paullst mission at Butte. 24-R. H. Thomas killed in the Leonard shaft at Butte. 25-Frank Carson found guilty .f se- ond degree murder at Bouller. .6-At Helmville, W. R.. Conn shocts and kills W. B. Woolford.-Odd Fel lows celebrate 80th anniversary at Anaconda and lay earner stone of new temple. 29-Fred Whiteslde brings suit against W. A. Clark anti the Miner Publish ing company for libel.-Robe:t PBer. nets killed in the Leonard shlat. 30-At Boulder, Frank Carson sen tenced to 99 years' imprisonment for murder.-Lathrop Dunn Walla e killed in a baseball game at Butte MAY. 1-Charles Klalber killed at Twin Bridges.-City governments change. -Opposition refuses to confirm Mayor McCarthy's nominations at Butte. 3-Death of Louis Freudenstein at Butte.-At Butte Johnnie Oates dies from an accidental shooting. 4-Mysterious disappearance, in New York, of Joseph Trimborn of Great Fa:ls. 5-Dlsbarment proceedings against John B. Wellcome begun before the supreme court.-Kid Oglesby and Mike Leonard fight a 20-round draw at Helena. 6--John F. Combellack killed in the Original mine at Butte. 7-Weather observatory established at Kalispell.-Death of Barney Mc Ginley at Anaconda. 8-Sensational exposure of traffic in girls at Butte.-At Butte trades unions make demand for reduction in hours. 9-Arbor day observed.-Building strike ordered at Butte.-Death of Michael Day at Great Falls.-Devel opments in the murder of Claus Nichols by John Bierks in Choteau county. 10--Proposition for paving at Great Falls.-United States mail wagon held up at Butte,-Graduating ex ercises begin at Butte.-Smelter managers submit reports on smoke nuisance. 1--Body of George Mattox found in Yellowstone river.-At Butte, elo quent speakers make addresses on peace conftrence. 12--At Kalispell Fr&e Whiteside brings suit against the Helena Independent fr llbei.-Inquest at Lewistown shows that John 'Wills was killed by Odilon Ouvellette. 13-Baseball season in Montana opens. 14-Accidental killing, near Stanford, of HIugh W. Hutchincon. 15--Governor mith puts a stop to the arrest of Cluer d'Alene miners in Montana.-*oeath of Mrs. W. A. Reel at Pony.--Trial of Jim Santi for murdet begins at Anaconda. Death of T. B. Hughes at Anacon da.-Walkerville protests against building of proposed reservoir.-W. G. Cole commits suicide at Butte. Corpse of an unknown man found in Missouri river at Great Falls. Agitation for "paving at Missouls. 16-Work at Belt mines resumes. 17-Mines at Bear gulch started up after a few days' shut-down.-Al leged dynamiters arrested.-De structive fire at Twin Bridges.-Jlm Santi convicted of second-degree murder at Anaconda.-State Sunday school convention meets at Anaoon da.-Obstruction methods continue In Butte city council.-Two-story building collapses at Butte.-Annual meeting of Montana medical asso ciation at Butte.-James W. Hines killed near Arlee. 18-Graduating exercises at Bozeman. Edward Pollard killed in the Ana conda at Butte.-Death of Mrs. A. H. Robinson at Great Falls. 19-T. M. Dunn killed at Libby.-J. J. Neary found gu ty of manslaugh ter at Butte. 20-On second trial at Bozeman Sloan is acquitted of murder.-Deadlock in Butte council broken and all nominations confirmed. 21-Dewey' home fund started by the Standard.-Cheyenne Indians are becoming restless. 23-Missoula tenders a banquet to Troop F. 24-Japanese murders another at D11 lon.-Death of Mrs. J. J. McAllister at Missoula.-Queen Victoria's birthday celebrated at Butte. Smallpox at Missoula. 25-Death of Edward Shields at Butte. C. D. Jackman commits suicide at Butte. - 26-Murderer Shadwell granted a new trial by the supreme court.-Butte Water company goes into hands of a receiver. 27-Smelter managers granted more time by Judge Lindsay in which to solve the smoke problem. 28-Announcement of the 4eath of Captain George Tilly in th& Philip pines.-Angus McLeod and Anton Pasenda killed in the Diamond mine at Butte. 29-Dan Bagley jumps from a train at Deer Lodge and is killed.-Leopold Sweitzer drowned at Pipestone Springs.-Interest increases in Butte's public building slte.-Death of Mrs. Mattie E. Todd at Fort Benton. 30-Memorial day; fitting ceremonies at Custer's battlefield and elsewhere. Agent Clifford of Cheyenne reserva tion asks for more troops.-H. D. McLeod dies in Butte from injuries sustained in a railroad accident. Paving discussed by Great Falls council.-B. Burgdorff killed at Floweree. 31-Graduating exercises at Wesleyan university.-Invest'gation begins at Billings into the conduct of Indian Agent Becker.-Thomas Clynch kill ed at Missoula. JUNE. 1-Funeral of Gilbert Barrette at Deer Lodge.-Government commission se lects site for public building at Butte.-Unknown man killed in a disastrous railroad wreck near Perma.-lUniversity commencement exercises. 2-Napoleon Laponte murdered near. Winston.-Graduating exercises at Deer Lodge. 3-C. R. Dwyer kills himself at Bil lings.-Death of Mrs. M. DeKay at Twin Bridges.,-eath of Edward Horrigan at Butts. 4-William Pepo found guilty of mur der in the first degree in Teton couinty. 5-Guy Steffy dragged to death at Great Falls. 6-Fire destroys Western Iron works at Butte.-Faculty of the State uni versity re-elected. 7-Boy accidentally killed near Bil.. lings. --Graduating exercises at Anaconda and Great Falls. --Frank E. Parker killed in the Co lusa mine at Butte.--John Fogarty drops dead at Butte.-H. C. Relf drowned near Plains. 11-Byron McCalmut killed at Helona. 12-Western Montana streams are rag ing torrents; much anxiety felt. 13-Miners' union day.-Yellowstone on the rampage.-Joseph Grady dies suddenly at Butte. 14-Commencement exercises at the Agricultural college.-"Deadly par allel" on Father MacCorry's lecture at Butte.-Death of Reuben Terrill at Race Track.-Marriage of Arthur P. Helnze and Miss Ruth M. Noyes at Butte.-Wilbur F. Boyce com mits suicide at Butte.-Mary Wag ner and Jennie Harrison drowned in St. Mary's river.-Death of Charles Gahres at Great Falls. 15-State convention of the Y. P. S. C. E. held at Great Falls.-Commn'ole ment day at the College of Montana. 16-Henry Lemmon found dead in his bed at Livingston. 18-Montana officers searching for Un ion Pacific train robbers.-Opening of the wool season. 19-Leroy Mercer killed at Bozeman. Episcopal convention )pens a5 -:e_ ena. Telegram recived at Missoula announcing the death of Mrs. T. C. Marshall.-M. Comeford killed in the Mountain Con at Butte.-Death of Alex DeLong at Missoula. 20-Serious fire near Boulder.-Suspect ed Union Pacific train robbers rap tured near Dillon.-Death of Dimple Blackiston at Butte.-Captain Jos eph Buzzo dies at Butte.--Severe electrical storms at Great Falls. 21-Much damge results from swollen streams.-Suicide of Andrew Cowan at Hillsdale.-Murder of John Curry by John Hesley at Butte. 22-Carpenter Butler drowned near Hel ena.--August Long killed in a run away at Great Falle--Missou'! council declares Its intention to im prove Hitggins avenue. 23-Mrs. John W'nnt dies at Iron Rod. -Walktrvil'e d-cides to pave.-John V. Collins killed in a runaway at Butte. 24-W. H. Sullivan and W. Lawrence drowned near Big Timbnr.-Dillnn captives prove to be TTnin Pacific robbers.-News of the death at Ma nila of Major James W. Drenran. St. John's day celebrated at Grass Valley 26--Evary Montana city busy with pre paration for Foutth of July celcbra tlons.-Edwin Fletcher d!es at Bark er from poilonlng. 26-Edwin Butcher of Helena appointed to West Point.-Lucey murder trial begins at Butts. 27--Circus strikes Montana. 28--Ft. Paul's Fme'rgency hospital opened at Butio 29-Price of wool :t~cs up.-Prellminary steps for welcoming Montana sol diers home. 30-DisappearanOe of Andrew Nelson from Stevensville causes much un easiness. JULY. 1-Dan Lucey convicted of the mur der of Patrick L. Reagan, at Butte. -Parrot smelter at Butte closes. Sensatiohal charges in the Callahan divorce cace. 2-Claud Hicks killed at Bozeman. Four-year-old boy drowned near Twin Bridges.-Feast of SS. Peter and Paul observed in Anaconda. Death of John H. Hartz at Ans conda. 8-Racing meet opens at Au Claire park, Butte.-Epidemic of smallpox in western Montana.-Wool market opens at Great Falls.-Death of Alex Marr at Missoula. 4-Fourth of July.-Everybody cele brates.-Laying of the corner stone of the state capitol building at Hel ena.-W. F. Rhoda, a tourist, killed near Bozeman by discharge of - trapgun set for thieves.-Opening of Mountain View park at Ana conda, and picnics everywhere. Hall Adali bests Charles Moth in a wrestling match at Butte.-W. R. Bell killed near Missoula. 5-Yellowstone county officers enter strong protest against the pardon ing of Edward Kelly at Livingston. -George Davidson falls from his sulky and is killed.-Death of Cur tis Knowles at Missoula. --Plans approved for associated char. itles building. 7-Silver Bow Liquor Dealers' asso ciation organized.-John Shoberg drowned near Neihart.-Terrible ex plosion of gasoline at Butte, in which Robert Longstaff is burned to, death and others inrjured.-Gov ernor Smith recommends pardon for Stephen Mattler, convicted of murder.-Beaeley makes deposition in his libel suit.-At Livingston, Henry Rockinger is charged with the murder of Mark Terrell. 8-John P. Bardorff drowned near Chinook.-Death of Mrs. Stella Bradley at Great Falls.-James Wilson killed by lightning near Verona.-Low prices for wool pre p vail at Great Falls.-Captain M. M. Wheeler dies of apoplexy at Miles City.-Special election for free high school carries at Billings. 9-Danger from floods in western Montana is past.-Forest fires break out near Anaconda and spread over hundreds of acres. 10-At Hamilton, N.els Peterson con fesses to the murder of Andrew ..elson.-Funeral of Mrs. J. H. Mills at Deer Lodge.-August Bo din commits suicide at Helena. 11-Lieutenant Colonel Wallace of the First Montana appointed colonel of Thirty-seventh U. S. V. regiment. County high school proposition car ries in Gallatin county, 12-Immense log jam at Bonner.-Wool prices go up at Great Falls.-News reaches Butte of the drowning of Mary Kemper at Nantacket.-By ron H. Cook appointed lieutenant colonel.-Supreme court decides that J. B. Wellcome must meet the charges brought against him. 13-At Livingston, Bob Stevens surren ders himself for the killing of Bill Smith.-Samuel Trathen died sud denly at Anaconda.-Supreme court refuses to interfere in the Brooks murder case.-Dan Tobey killed by a street car at Helena. 14--. L. Richards drowned at Gold Coin. Coin. 15-Affidavits filed in the supreme court in support of the charges against J. B. Wellcome. 17-Water spout at Twin Bridges does great damage.-Bishop Tuttle. vis its Butte.-Fishing and camping season fairly opens. 18-Death of H. B. Albee at Missoula. -Owen Tracey killed near Sacre's ranch.-Second attempt made by in cendiaries to burn the Weyerhorst block at Butte.-Butte board of ed uc.ztion lets contract for Aluminum street school.-Recruiting office opened at Butte.-Forest fires west of Anaconda break out afresh. State board of equalization fixes valuation of land and stock.-Hol land H. Bryant commits suicide near Livingston. 19-Matthew Huhtamaa killed in the Leonard mine at Butte.-Butte council awards dontract for a new fire station.-Forest fires near Ana Conda are under control.-F uneal of James Johnson at Anaconda,. At Helena, Josegh ,Allen sentenced to be hanged fos,.the hurder of J. S. Reynolds. '" 20-Fifty thousand-dollar libel suit instituted against the Lewistown Democrat by E. A. Wasson.-State board grants petition for the par don of Edward Kelly. 21-Kendall's sawmill near Florence de stroyed by fire.-M. J. Storholt dragged to death by a borse at Lewistown.-Larkin case, after four months, is ended so far as taking of 'testimony. is concerned.-State board of dental examiners meets at Butte.-Coston Bullock killed by lightning at Basin. 22-Laying of the corner stone of the Mountain View M. 'E. church at Butte. 23-Percy Decker found dead near Great Falls.-Professor J. L. Car lisle found dead in Missoula gulch, Butte. 24-Park agitation stirs up Great Falls. -William Thomas killed in the West Colusa mine at Butte.-Board grants pardon to Stephen Mattler. -Ex-Governor Rickards appointed census supervisor for ,Montana. 25-Ice trust formed in Blutte.--red Beard drowned at Frenchtown. 2.-John Maguire robbed in Butte. John F. Smith, a blind man, found dead at Butte.-Organlza'ton of the famous "No Moustache" club at Anaconda. 27-Corner stone of the new Methodist Episcopal church, South, laid at Butte.-Tennis tournament 'at Hel ena. 28-Death of Otto Nlberq of Missoula. Thomas Holman killed in the Rarus mine at Butte by electrical shock. Dynamite fiend attempts to blow up the family of A. J. Godske at Butte. 29-C. H. Toliver invents a flying ma chine, Great Falls.-Joseph Grill, at Butte, comes in contact with a live nwire and is instantly killed.-Dam' age by cloudburst at Butte.-State board of equalization fixes railroad assessment. 30--Lewis Steyart drowned in the Mis souri near Great Falls.-Bob Finley killed at Havre by a misaimed bul let.-Lightning strikes an ice house at Anaconda. 31-Wool market at Great' Falls closes. -Recruiting station opened at a mcnd~A. AWl UCT. 1-Semords, A. Rodlln run over and killed at Butte.--Death of Mrs. Daniel O'Grady at Butte.-Strike of messenger boys In Butte. 2-Death of Mrs. Seralda Simpson at Missoula.-Edward McMahon found dead in bed at Anaconda. 4-Kissing bug appears in Butte. S-Smallpox at Great Falls-Arlon Singing society visits Montana. 7-Louis Benton dies at Missoula. Severe electrical storms prevail at Great Falls.-Ella Knoor and Daisy Gerry, two half breed girls. killed by lightning near Wolf Point. 8-Engineer John Beebe killed near Florence.-State Pharmaceutical so ciety meets at Butte.-Death of John McCauley at Boulder.-Cloud bursts at Butte and Anaconda re sult in much damage.-Unknown man drowned near Philipsburg. Kissing bug at Livingston.-Suicide of Mrs. Martin Tetmover at Trail creek.-Thirteenth annual confer ence of the Methodist Episcopal church at Livingston. 10-W-lliam Davis drops dead in Butte. -Charles Flint dies in Butte jail. George Tridfe crushed to death at Basin. 11-Eugene Culllinane murdered at American gulch.-Answer filed in the Wellcome disharment case. 12-San Jose scale and codl'n moth dis covered In fruit.-Kate Bush throws vitriol into the face of Mrs. HIogarth at Butte.-White Cap outrages in Choteau county. 13-Crow treaty concluded at Billings. 14-Death of Mrs. Frank Ives at Mis soula.-Death of Mrs. Robert Ben netts at Butte.-Surveying boun dary line between Montana and Idaho.-Subreme court fixes date for Wellcome hearing.-Electric light plant at Glendlve burned. Depot at Big Timber destroyed by fire. 15-James Laville dies at Great Falls. John A. Kennedy killed in the Mountain Chief mine at Butte. Charles Cox found dead in bed at Garnet.-Cullinane murderers cap tured near Bozeman. 16-Edward McGuire killed by a horse at Whitehall.-Famous Pennsyl vania mining case takes a good start at Butte.--"Dixey" Smith killed near Helena. 17-Death of Ffank Berry at Florence. 18-Death of Mrs. Hattie Huntaberger at Great Falls.-One.,an killed and three others lnJure t-a powder ex ploulon near Anaole a.-neendlar les set fire to the foundry plant of the A. C. M. Co. at Atiacorlda. re suiting in a $30.000 loss. 19-Patsy Dwyer shoots and kills Rob ert Thornton at' Gilt Edge.-Death of William D. Gallwe-'at Butte. Disastrous fire at peer Lodge. "American Boy" proposition stirs up chool people. 20-News received of the death of Mrs. Tuttle at St. Louis,-Miners' union pi-nic at Anaconda.-Montana's people hi!p suffering Porto Ricans. 21-Northwestern , funeral direlters meet at Mlssoula.-Sons of St. George meet at Great Falls.-Pat rick Fox killed in the Bell mine at Butte.-Stonecutters employed on state capitol walk out.-Mathias Ensch dies at Helena.-Red Rock and Salmon City stage held up and robbed. 22--Work begins ,on Ranchero park track at Butte.-A. O. U. W. in an nual session at Butte. 2--Fatal quarrel on Flathead reserva tion about cattle.-Simon T. Morse killed in placer pit in Missoula gulch, Butte.-Sudden death of Dr. J. M. Mackie at Anaconda.-State board decides on valuation of cattle and sheep. 24--John Maguire decides to start a magazlne.-Degree of Honor in an nual session at Butte.-Butte deter mines to bring Montana soldiers home by special train.-Special school tax levy proposition defeated at Anaconda.-S. B. Roberts shoots and kills Nate Young at Reed Point.-Editor B. F. Hoover of the Livingston Enterprise accidentally kills himself.-Serious accidental shooting at Gardiner. 25-Rich lead of ore found in excava tion for Thornton block at Butte. Joseph Weiller killed in the Parnell mine at Butte.-Grand lodge of Sons of Hermann meets at Anaconda. Annual conference at Boulder of the M. E. church, South. 26--Miss Austin Betters killed in a run away accident near Missoula.-Elks' picnic at Deer Lodge. 27-Infected fruit agitaticn at its height.-News received of the mur der in Mexico of Thomas D. Marrid. 28-Cyclone in Western Montana. Laundry employes at Great Falls strike.-Anaconda makes ready to welcome her volunteers,--Old-timers gather at Virginia City.-Charles Oliver Benson confesses to the plot to murder Eugene Cullinane.-John Flynn killed in a mine near Boze man. 29-Picnic of Butte's poor children at Mountain View park.-Stage rob bers captured near Lemhi reserva tion. l S0-Montana Chriatian association in annual session at Butte.-Talk of lynching the murderers of Eugene Cullinane at Washington gulch,- Arrest at Butte of Fred Boyd and Max Mayer for the alleged theft of $100,000 worth of bullion from the Bimetallic mine. 81-Alfred R. Devine dies at Great Falls.-Louis Jongenel drowned In Yellowstone park.-Race meeting begins at Ranchero park, Butte. Death of Joseph Regner at Missoula. SEPTEM BER. 1-Death of Mrs. Charles Thompson at Highwood.-Stonemasons and brick layers' strike on capitol building sebtled. I I J 2-Odthon Ouelette, at Lewistown, con victed of manslaughter.-Suicide of J. H. Shannon at Butte. 3-Death of R. L. McGonigle at' Fort Benton. 4-Labor Day, celebrated everywhere. -Livingston people are worried over the mysterious disappearance of Sam Herbert at Butte.-John Sexton dies suddenly at Butte. 5-Standard 'issues its birthday num ber.-Annual meeting at Anaconda of the Montana Press association. Death of A. D. Christianson at Butte.-Thomas Marshall found dead near Avon.-Public schoola open at Anaconda.-Killing of Wil liam McIntosh by Alvin DeWitt near Red Rock.-Visit of Judge Goodwin of Salt Lake. 6-Death of Judson S. Reeder at Great Falls.-J. R. Russel appoint ed librarian at Butte.-First snow of the season.-Editors banqueted at the Montana.-Jack Burke com mits suicide at Helena. 7-Plasterers strike at Butte. 8-Death of Heitry M. Myers at Ham ilton.-State Firemen's association meets at Bozeman.-John Morrow killed near Livingston. 9-Teachers in annual session at Butte.-Speci.,l school tax levy elec tion at Anaconda. 10-Frank McCiennen found dead at Salteso. 11-Butte public schools open.-Death of D. H. Starbhr4 at Gold Creek. 12-Thomas Cartwright dies at Butte from injuries received at the B. & M. smelter.-Yellowstone county fair begins. 13-Propoeliion to hold afternoon coun cil metings in Butte defeated.--u ner:al of Mrs. Margaret Paul at Butte.-Celebration of Yorn Kippur. -"Jim" Brown acquitted at Butte of the charge of using mails for obscene matter.-Seven horses burned to death at Anaconda- Several people injured in a railroad wreck near Harlem.-Body of mur dered man found near Wolf creek. 14-Joseph Allen hanged at Helena. 15-At Cora, Andrew Nelson killed by lightning.-Livlngston board of health places a ban on kissing. I'ath tof Mrs. E. H. Irvlne at Butte.-E. Mayer acquitted, at Butte.-Max E. Mayer acquitted. at Butte, of the charge of receiving stolen bullion. 15-Buildings at the Cora mine. Butte, destroyed by fire.-Departurc of W. L. Hoge from Anaconda. 17--Smallpox epidemic at Great Falls -Petrified man found on tile banks of the Mlssourl.--Chief Justice lirantly lost in the mountainb near Libby. 18-Nelson Peterson sentenced to be hanged for murder at Hamllton. Prominent civil and mining engi neers visit Montana.-WVar between cattle and sheep men in the Ruby valley.-Annual session of Masons at Helena.-Dastardly attempt to wreck a Montana Central train. 19-Louis Ramelli commits suicide near Homestake.--Annual session of the grand 'lodge,. Knights of Pythlas, at Butte. 20--William Jones defeats Jack Rowett in a wreotkng match at Butte. Death of T. H. Cliwell at Helena. Sixth annual session of state 1 'desnd labor council at Helena, l--tmallpox spreads, at Great Talls. Marriage of Mayor I'cCarthy, and Miss Georgie McNeel at Butte. Electric light company submits proposition to Butte council. Death of D. R. Noble at Twin Bridges. 22--Death of Mrs. William btrang at Missoula.-Christian Jenson dies on the Clearwater trail.-Joseph K. Richards killed in the Rarus mine at Butts--Serious fire at Baseman. -Grand chapter EaStern Star Mneets at Helena.-Zealandla arrives at San Francisco with Montana troOps. 23--Charles Hood diet suddenly at Butte.-Chairman Shifelbin issues a manifesto to Montana popullsts.-' Newton Dickinson found dead near Missoula. 24-Delegates to the irrigation congress arrive at Mlssoula--Valencia ar rives at San Francisco.-Notorlous Phil C.rr killed by Sheriff Pyle of Beaverhead county.-Death of Jo seph F. Dorush at Anaconda.--gg bert Freeman found dead In ols cabin near Helmville.-Baseball season in Montana closes with Hel ena the champlon.--Dtllon sells $75, 000 'worth of bonds to establish mu niolpal ownership of light and water plants. ~-Eighth annual session of the Na tional Irrigation congress begins at Missoula.-E. C. McNealis killed in the Diamond at Butte.-Afred Mil let jumps from a train at Butte and is killed.-Patrick Conley died from wounds received in the Mountain Con. at Butte.-Death of Mrs. Ame lia Davis at Virginia City. 26-Mrs. Joseph Demars dies at Mis soula.-Death of Mrs.Susanna Jer vell at Great Falls.-Mary Burgess dies at Butte from wood alcOhol poisoning.-Dan Lucey sentenced to be hanged. John Hurley accidental ly killed near Virginia City.-Rag ing forest fires near Big Timber. 27-W. A. Clark declines to answer questions during the taking of his deposition in the Miner libel suit. -Death of H. F. Lowney at Hel ena.-Ftrst Montana accepts Butte's invitation. 28-Death of Mrs. L. L. Philips at Mis soula.-Proposition to establish a Y. M. C. A. at Butte.-Four killed and many injured in a wreck on the Great Northern near Paisley. 28-Presbyterian synod begins at Bose- . man.--G. M. Roe acquitted of the charge of robbing the postofflce at Warm Springs.-Montana and Utah connected by telephone.--Montsna Baptist association meets- at Hel ena. 80-Disastrous fire at Chinook.-Gold excitement causes stampede to Ida ho.-Smallpox reappears at Missou la and becomes prevalent in Deer Lodge county. OOCTOBER. 1-Michael Shea killed at Anaconda by falling down a stairway.-Death of an infant at Great Falls pest house.-Death of Alex Cyr of Bon ner. 2-Smallpox appears at Butte. 3-Death of Robert Fitzgerald at Mis soula.-State medical examiners meet at Helena.-Governor Smith returns from California.-John '. Fitzgerald and Richard Tobin die at Butte from injuries received In the Bell and Parrot mine.-George L. Ramsey under arrest at Helena for refusing to produce bank books in evidence. 4-Birks found guilty of second-de gree murder at Fort Benton.-Will lam D. Walcott, a smallpox patient, dies at the pest house at Butte. Strike of pupils at the Lincoln school at Aanconda.-Flre at Kal ispel1 destroys $10,000 worth of lum ber, 5-Death' of James Fitzgerald at Mis soula.-Colonel Messler is promoted. -Stephen Young killed at Missoula. -Trial of Clinton Dotson for mur der begins at 'Anaconda., 6-Remains of Colonel J. J. Donnelly found in Missouri river near Fort Benton.--J. Anderson killed near Pipestone.-Joshn Seymour'commits suicide at Butte.-Montana soldiers at Presidio have a payday.-Fred W. A. Guy commits suicide at Glen dive. 7-Ground broken for paving at G- t. Falls.-Mrs. Lillie Turner dies at Butte from poison, self-admihlster ed.-"Harvest" picnic at Deer Lodge. 9-Death of Joseph Stewart at Twin Bridges.-George Smith killed near Whitehall.-Proposition to erect a monument to the firemen killed in Butte. 9-Statute providing for special school elections declared inoperative and void by the supreme court.-Death of Mrs. Johanna Leary at Anacon da.-Death of W. J. Hartwell at Twin Bridges. 10-Butte esldes down hill.-Reception to Minnesota troops at Helena. 11-George Gray killed by a fall from his horse.-Thirty-second session of the Grand lodge I. O. G. T. meets at Anaconda.-Charles Hentotl''tlll ed in an explosion near Silver Star. 12-At Billings the contract is awarded for the memorial library.-At Ana conda Clinton Dotson is found guilty of second-degree murder. UTnknown man dies in an Anacon da hotel.-Dakota troops entertain ed at Helena.-At Livingston Henry E. Rockinger is found guilty of manl.aughter. 13-At Butte Charles Lavere gets the detisionover Charles Tye.-At Ana conda Oliver Bensrn pleads guilty to manslaughter and is sentenced to 10 years' imprisonment.-At Liv ingston Bolivar A. Stevens is found guilty of manslaughter. 14-Soldier reception badges go on sale at Butte.-Montana soldiers tender ed a reception at Oakland. 15-Everybody prepares to welcome sol diers home.-Butte defeats Ana conda on the gridiron.-William T. Jones killed. 16--E! ene V. Debh addresses organ ized labor at Butte.-W. C: T. tT. convention at Bozeman.--Bozeman ,Chronicle changes hands.-Woman Suffrage association meets at Helena. 17-Death of Robelt Marcum at Mis soula.-Severe snowstorms in Teton county.-Odd Fellows in sessldh at Helena.--Gorge L. Ramsey ordered discharged from custody.-Montana troops mustered out at San Fran cisco.-Deposition of Senator WVor den in the Beasley effigy case taken at Missoula. 18-Many sheepherders perish in severe storms in Northern Montana.-Lulu Allen dies at Butte from morphine poisoning.-Butte council overrides the mayor's veto and passes the electric light franchise.-Montana regiment leaves Gan Francisco for home.-Depositions in the White side-Miner libel suit taken in Flat had county. 19-Death of Thn"'as Davies at Butte. -Soldlemr arrive at Dunmuir. 20-Death of Miss Carrie Beldra of Bearmouth.-Death of Mrs. Caroline Reeves at Black Butte.-T-wenty persons perish in blizzards in.Tetop county.-Pennsylv'nia mining case finished.-Soldiers are feted at Port land. 31-Thomr.s Reese burned to death at Twin Bridges.-Deer Lodge County Pioneers' association organized. Mose Hildebrant shot and killed by Frank Custer at Musselshell. Death of Mrs A. F. Bray at Oak land.