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•DIIDER OF WELCH. '43imon Welch, Old Resident of the County, Murdered in Cold Blood for His Money. •Dead Body Found at His Farm' Cabin, a Bullet Hole Through His Head. •Officers of the Law Are Busy With the Investigation of Another Brutal Crime. (From Thursday's Daily.) Simon Welch, a bachelor farmer living about four miles northeast of the city, was found dead in his shack at about noon yesterday by a neighbor named Riley, who was passing Welch's place en route to town. That Welch was murdered was plain to Coroner White, States Attorney Allen and a coroner's jury that visited the place last evening, and examined the body and the surroundings. When the murder took place is difficult to say, but from the appearance of the body the crime was committed several days ago. Welch was seen the latter part of last week by a neighbor named McGee, who was one of his nearest neighbors and friends*, and who talked with Welch Friday or Saturday. The murder occurred some time between that day and Wednesday when the body was found. The murder was done with a revolver, and probably one that belonged to the murdered man for such a one was found beneath his pillow, with one empty shell that had been recently discharged. The bullet entered the head through the right ear and from the nature of the mouth and from the nature of the stant death. Riley, who first found the body, was passing Welch's place Wednesday, and as is usual custom, called to him from the road. Receiving no answer he entered the house. Welch lay on the floor, in front of the cook stove, a coat partially covering his face, appar ently asleep. Riley removed the coat ard discovered that Welch was dead. The room in which he lay, the only one in the little cabin, wiv c-ark, there being but aui small window admitting the light, and Riley, alarmed and ex cited, did not examine the body closely but hastened to notify McGee, who lives near, and the authorities. Cor oner White was notified aul made a trip to the pla-je at once, taking note of the surrou.idings and satisfying himself from the appearance of. the body that there had been foul play. Welch's face was partially covered with blood, and his head rested in a pool of it, which had escaped from his mouth, nose, and a gaping wound in the right ear. He returned (to the city and sumoned a jury, and with States Attorney Allen and Dr. Bentley, made another trip to the place. Here an examination of the body and the place in which it lay, satisfied the au thorities that murder had been done. The cabin in which Welch lived had but one room, in which was a bed, a cook stove and the few personal be longings of the dead man. It is a dingy little room, with barely space enough for the few articles it con tained, and the movements of a single individual. In one corner was a cel lar entrance and the door to this was partially raised. The body of Welch lay at full length on its back on the floor in front of the cook stove. There was no sign or indication of a struggle in the position of the dead man. He was clothed except for his shoes and stockings. His hands rested at his sides, partially resting upon his body, in such a position as they might have been liad he been asleep. From his appearance, he was either shot while asleep and instantly killed or the body was placed after death where it lay. From the fact that there was no blood elsewhere about the room, the former theory seems the more reasonable. The bed is at the side of the room, against the wall, while the body lay at about tlie middle of the floor, the head of the dead man in an opposite direction from the liead' of the bed. The bed had the appearance of not having been re cently occupied, when Coroner White arrived at the cabin, being made up after such a fashion as Welch would have arranged it after arising. Un der a pillow at the head of the bed -was a large revolver, of the old army pattern, and of 45-calibre. One shell was empty and the barrel liad the ap pearance of the recent discharge of a shell through it. Welch had suffered considerably from pains in his head, the result of a trouble for which he had undergone an operation not long ago. At first it was thought that suicide might have caused death, but the discovery of the wound and the fact that there was no weapon within reach of the hand of the dead man forced the discarding of this theory. Welch's revolver was Comfort (or the Cures Stom* •ch and bowel troubles. An excellent tonic. Appeiine .Jimcis Sold by Druggists, Dsahrs or, GEO. BENZtSONS, St Paul udMiftnufolk ten feet away from the body under a pillow, iie certainly did not place it there after shooting himself. Welch was reputed a miser and the possessor of considerable cash. Up to a recent time he nad been in the habit oi keeping it in the cellar at hiB place, or a good share of it. It has been known that, in paying threshing crews on his place, Welch entered the cellar and got cash to pay off the men. If this was know to some one whose avarice would have prompted murder, this may be the cause for the crime. The dead man, in life, 'had been accus tomed to keep the money he had about the place in a small sack,, somewhat larger than the ordinary muslin to bacco sack. This sack was found by the coroner, empty. McGee says tnere was money in it a few days be fore, for Welch had taken some change therefrom to pay him for some to bacco. There was no money found about the house or in the cellar. The body of the murdered man was brought to the city and this morning a post mortem examination was made by Dr. W. A. Bentley. When the blood stains had been removed from the face, the leto side of the face was filled With powder marks, as though, instead of having been shot through the ear as at first supposed, Welch had been shot through* the face. A further examination revealed this to be the case. The ball entered the mouth, passed through the bones, breaking them to small pieces and lodged in the base of the brain, where it was found. It was a bullet of the same calibre as Welch's own revolver, and in all probability came from the same gun. The opening in the ear, at first thought to be the wound of en trance, is believed to have been caused by the driving of a splinter of bone through by the bullet. A cold-blooded murder was clearly established by the post mortem. The authorities are busy with an investigation of the case, and will spare no efforts to apprehend the mur derer or'murderers. It is believed that Welcn was killed for the sole pur pose of robbery. He had some .$2,000 in local banks. He is reported to have had a brother or two in Pennsylvania and a sister in Ohio. He had been a resident of the oity for twenty-five years, and was at one time employed as a watchman at the bridge. Tom Fortune, one of the coroner's jurors, has known him for over thirty years, he having worked for him down in Indian territory in the sixties. WHERE IS CHILKOFF. (From Friday's Dally.) Ulric Chilkoff is wanted by the au thorities as knowoing something of the murder of Simon Welch at his farm east of the city. Chilkoff is a Russian and an ex-convict who has been about the city for several months. He has worked as a laborer on farms and was employed this spring by Thomas Fortune in his tree planting contract with the Northern Pacific. For the past five weeks he has been about the city idle, and apparently without money. A few days ago, ac cording to the reports that have reached the authorities, he was seen with money that he claimed came from the old country. He left his usual haunts about the city Tuesday and it was believed at first had gone to Jamestown, as he stated he was going there or to Minneapolis. Mayor t-at terson went to Jamestown with a warant of arrest but ji careful searih of the city failed to reveal him. In the meantime reports reached the offi cers that he had been at work north of the city with a railroad grading crew. Officer Hubert left yesterday evening for Wilton and reached there at shortly after 10 o'clock last night. Today he telephoned down from Wil ton that he had been about twenty minutes too late. Chilkoff had heard that he was suspected and betaken himself to parts unknown. Search ing parties were organized and are in search of him. In the meantime de scriptions of Chilcoff have been tele graphed to all parts of the country. A reward of $100 has been offered for his apprehension. At last reports he has not been apprehended. The suspicion of the authorities was directed to Chilcoit by the statement of McGee, a neighbor, before the states attorney and coroner wliqn they went out to view tne oody. McGee told of a man who had been visiting occasion ally with Welch, and who had been coming to his place off and on through the winter. He did not know the man, but from statements made by Welch of the man, which McGee repeated to the officers, Chilcoff was the man. At one time Welch told McGee he had gotten a dollar and given it to him to buy a ham. At another time, so Mc Gee said, not long after Chilcoff had brought out whiskey or liquor of some kind to Welcn. Other statements made by the man to Welch and re peated to McGee convinced the officers that Chilkoff was the man wanted. They began to search for him at once. But he had disappeared and the first word received of his whereabouts was that from the officer at Wilton today to the effect that he skipped from a grading camp where he was at work and had been for the past two or three days. The foremaA of the. grading camp was told that Chilkoff yas sus pected and he told Chilkoff of the fact It was not long before the man had flown. The fact that the man has left so suddenly confirms the officers in the belief that he knows something of the case. Accordingly this afternoon they have redoubled ttheir efforts to find him. Men have been sent out to the north to look for him, and officers in cities and countleB where it lis pos sible* for him to have gone have been BISMARCK WEEKLY TRIBUNE: FRIDAY, JUNE 1 1900. notified that he is wanted. Chilkoff is described as a Russian, 35 years of age, five feet five and three eighths inches in height, weighs 160 pounds, dark complexion, brown hair, light blue eyes. One, possibly two front teeth out, scar on first joint lit tle finger of left hand, scar inside left arm, scar on left side chin, scar on right cheek bone. CHILKOFF AT LARGE. Suspected Murderer of Simon Welch is Still at Large—Reward Should be Offered by State. (From Monday's Dally.) Ulic Chilkoff, wanted by the officials for the murder of Simon Welch, is still at large. Some of the men who'are searching for him have been close on his trail but have not yet been able to catch him. Tom Fortune has returned from the north where he was in search of him, and was reported at one time only half an hour behind him, but not knowing definitely "the direction taken by the fugitive, missed him. It is generally agreed that Chilkoff is a desperate man, and there is no doubt in the minds of the officials that he is the murderer of Welch, whose murder was a cowardly and cold blooded crime. In attempting to es cape it is possible some one else may suffer as the result of Chilkoff's des peration and it is generally agreed the governor of the state should offer such a reward for his arrest and conviction as would lead to his apprehension at the earliest possible time. HIS LIFE WAS SAVED. Mr. J. E. Lilly, a prominent citizen of Hannibal, Mo., lately had a wonder ful deliverance from a frightful death. In telling of it he says: "I was taken with typhoid fever that ran into pneu monia. My lungs became hardened. I was so weak I couldn't even sit up in bed. Nothing helped me. I ex pected to soon die of consumption, when I heard of Dr. King's New Dis covery. One bottle gave great relief. I continued to use it, and now am well and strong, I can't say too much in its praise. This marvelous medicine is the surest and quickest cure in the world for all throat and lung trouble. Regular sizes 50 cents and $1.00. Trial bottles free at P. C. Remington's drug store. Every bottle guaranteed. NOTICEABLE IMPROVEMENT. Grandin Chronicle: The most not iceable and notable improvement made in newspaperdom in this state for some time is to be credited to the Bis marck Tribune and congratulations are passing in to the Tribune from all around the state. "He that Seeks Finds." He that takes Hood's Sarsaparilla finds in its use pure blood, good appetite, good digestion and perfect health. It cures dyspepsia, scrofula, salt rheum, boils, pimples and all blood humors. The favorite cathartic is Hood's Pills 25 cents. Frank Jones, delegate at large from New Hampshire to the republican na tional convention, has offered to pay the transportation and all hotel ex penses of all the other New Hamp shire delegates during the time of the convention. $ tod Value ttylthey /or WOMEN ami MEN The Shoe-dealer that carss for hia care*, these dhoes patron »«ll well and wear until youhr tired qf them The trade supplied by NORTH 5DUt SHOE CO.. GRADUATION. Class of Eleven Will Graduate from the High School—Exercises at the Atheneum June 8. Program of Graduation Exercises Banquet and Reception to be Given the Class. A class of eleven pupils will gradu ate from the Latin course of the Bis marck high school at the Atheneum June 8. The members of the class are Charles J. Anderson, Miriam H. Bentley, Marie C. Boyle, Myrtle F. Brown, Mabel A. Clialloner, Dorothea Yegen, Emma C. Johnson, Hilda A. Johnson, Elinor A. Logan, George Will, and Helen L. Wilson. The pro gram of graduating exercises to be held at the Atheneum is as follows: PRAYER MUSIC Oration, with Salutatory Address—"Tlio Power of Idea" George F. Will Essay— 'Ruskin, Boy ami Man." ........ ............... Helen L. Wilson. Essay— Ruskin Mission »y•••:•«•"\v• 'EmmaC.Johnson. Essay— Novel Reading, Its Use and Abuse.*' MUSic."- Mnri0 B°yle- Essay—"Sliakespear's Sliylock" Essay-«Wimt is Worth v.fVi Miriam H. Bentley Oration— Is the Boroigner a Monaco to Our Republic.'" Chas. J. Anderson. Class History Hilda A. Johnson. MUSIC. Class Prophesies Elinor A. Logan. Class Gifts.. Dorothea Yogen Ijssay,. with Valedictory Addresses—"One Thing Do.''. Mable A. Clialloner. PRESENTATION OF DIPLOMAS MUSIC BENEDICTION A reception and banquet will be ten dered the class at Baker hall after the exercises. SHAKE INTO YOUR SHOES Allen's Foot-Ease, a powder. It cures pain ful, smarting, swollen feet and ingrowing nails aud instantly takes tho sting out of corns and bunions. It's the greatest comfort discovery of the age. Allen's Foot-Ease makes tight or new shoes feel oasy. It is a cortain cure for sweating, callous and hot, tired, aching feet. Try it today. Sold by all druggists anil shoe stores. By mail for 25c. ill stamps. Trial package freo. Address, Allen S. Olmsted, Le Roy, N. Y. In 1805, one of the years of demo cratic disaster, the exports of Ameri can cotton goods were worth only ijiiy, 7!8,S10. In 1890 they amounted to $2y,r(Hi,'.il4. 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Only 25 cents at Reming ton's drug store. We have imported *70,111111, lit 10 worth more free goods this fiscal year up to April o0, than in the corresponding ten months ot the last fiscal year. To Cure a Cold in One Day. Take laxative Bromo Quinine Tab lets. All druggists refund the money if it fails to cure. E. W. Glove's sig nature is on each box 25 cents. If the craze for automobiles contin ues they will, before long, entirely supersede the use of the horse at the nation's capital, for not only have they become a fad with society people, but the shops, the express companies, and the transit companies are rapidly adopting them. J. Q. Hood, justice of the peace, Cros by, Miss., makes the following state ment: "I can certify that One Min ute Cough Cure will do all that is claimed for it. My wife could not get her breath and the first dose of it re lieved her. It has also benefited my whole family." 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The prison plant is making sisal also, but owing to the extremeiy high price of Manila fibre, none will be made for sale this season. The Tribune has a sample of the twine that it will be pleased to show anyone interested. Rev. George C. Lorimer of Biston has declined the call to the presidency of Columbia university at Washing ton. Colonel A. A. Pope, the bicyble man ufacturer, has presented a handsome chapel to the people of North Cohas set, Mass., in memory of his son, who died some time ago.