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Daily Inter Mountain.
VOL. XIX. NO. 149
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Democratic Oratory.
Dallas, Texas, Oct. 2.—The two days'
democratic carnival opened today, the
event of the morning being the arrival
of William J. Bryan. The city is packed
with prominent democrats representing
40 states, Oklahoma and Indian terri
tories. St. Louis, Kansas City and Mil
waukee have delegations here at work
for the next national convention. While
the prospective arrival of Bryan kept
many in town during the morning, the
state fair grounds early showed signs of
the great crowd that had gathered to
hear such a flood of democratic oratory
ns had never been heard in Texas before.
Meetings were arranged for morning,
afternoon and evening, each with its at
tractions of national leaders. There"was J
no end of enthusiasm, and each speaker
was made to feel that his words for the
democratic cause had fallen upon willing
Mr. Bryan arrived at the grounds
shortly after 10 o'clock and was accorded
a great ovation. Among thoaee who sur
rounded him on the speakers' stand were
.Hon. O. P. Beimont of New York, Gov.
Sajers of Texas, ex-Senator Reagan
and all of the Texas congressional dele
gation. The latest arrival was Governor
stone of Missouri, who was received with
cheers. Chairman Carden introduced
Governor Stone at 11:16b
For the First Race to
cur Tomorrow.
From Pleasure Crafts or Ves
sels During the Three Races
for America's Cup.
Great Deal Will Depend on the
Kind of Weather That Prevails—
Thousands of Yachtsmen Are Now
in New York City.
New York, Oct. 2.—Since the Columbia
was launched on June 10 and the Sham
rock on June 26 a number of mishaps
have befallen these boats. The most se
rious of these fell to the Columbia's lot
when in the New York Yacht club's an
j nual cruise off Newport she had her steel
I mast broken when far ahead of the old
. j Defender. The Shamrock has been
j aground in these waters, has just escaped
j collision twice, and has been the victim
j of numerous small accidents, but she is
j now in the most perfect
her rival, the Columbia.
Both are lying at their
lyn. ready for the battle
within a few hours. Both
been well tried out and they have not '
been found wantmg. The Britisher had
an insignificant brush or two with the '
old-timer, Britannia, on the other side,
and beat her by many minutes without
an effort, an adequate test of her speed.
On this side she has been out in the
lower bay a number of times during the
past six weeks, and on occasions lias
shown, marvelous speed and wonderful
capabilities. She has shown herself to
be essentially a rough weather boat,
standing up stiffly in the strongest kind
of a breeze and cutting through the water
in a marvelously smooth manner. In
lighter weather the Shamrock has not
tiad much testing beyond the ordinary
j trials which permitted Designer Fife and
j Sailmaker Ratzey to study her weak
I nesses and improve her rig. Since her
I first trials the Shamrock lias been fitted
j with a new set of sails, much larger in
jarea than the first and suiting her better.
The Columbia has bad
trials than her British rival, and prob
ably the trials have been better. They j
certainly could not have been more satis- '
factory. She lias been pitted half a score
of times against the old cup defender
manv mnrc
and has won in every case Her trial« 1
ougji trial, additional races with the De- i
fender were arranged, and. with some
s me
Some of lip.- vintnri»« nvo,- (ho , I
were a- follows lugust S 30 ^ 1 ^ '
course, light weather, won by 4 minuTes !
2 seconds: August 10, heavy sea ——i
were her victories during the annual
cruise of the New York Yacht club that
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it was deemed unnecessary immediatelv
1 iimueuidieiy
after to further test her qualities. How
ever, in order to give her a more thor-'k
un it- uiui I
races with the De
ll ere arranged, and, with
improvements that had been made, won
marked triumphs.
. _______ . , strong
to • P 't 'T' e coul ^ e ' wo " by 1 minute, :
30 seconds; August 12. fair breezee, trian
gulai course, 21 miles, won by 8 minutes. I
Off Newport, all kinds of weather, 30- j
mile course, won by 6 minutes, 49 sec- i
sec- I
ends; off Newport, triangular course, 10 ;
miles to the leg. in a whole sail breeze, !
won by 10 minutes. The Shamrock has j
had in all but seven real trials. The Co- '
lumbia has bad the Defender constantly ;
witli her, and the Defender lias been in
charge of a crow that drove her to the
last inch of speed. The trials through
which these two yachts passed were
genuine races.
The Columbia and lier crew form a
thoroughly well tried racing outfit, and
Captain Charley Barr, who will be at the
wheel, is an expert.
The Shamrock's crew number more
than that of the American boat and are
well tried men, every one of them. Cap
tains Hogarth and Wringe will have the
handling of the Britisher Comparing '
the merits of the boats as they have been i°
estimated Since Ihr triil« li i« I
estimated since ihe trials, ,t is reason- |
ab,y certai . n thaUhe Shamrock can stand
up better in a strong blow than the Co
lumbia. Many believe that she would
prove the better boat in a gale, but it is
not so certain that a gale will prevail on
any of the racing days. According to
the judgment of those who have followed
the two yachts in such trials as they have
had, the Columbia has shown much
greater speed in winds of 12 knots an
hour than under, and even the warmest
supporters of the Shamrock confess that
should light winds prevail their favorite
will have but little chanc« of winning.
They concede this by saying that they
hope for stiff breeezes.
In addition to her fine qualities in light
air the Columbia has shown herself most
satisfactory in lier windward work, and
it is worth noting that she was designed
especially for this kind of work. C.
Oliver Iselin and yachting party, which
included Captain Barr of the Columbia,
sailed down to the navy yard this after
noon in the steam yacht Michael. The
Michael hove to in Wallabout basin and
Captain Barr went ashore in a launch
with Mr. Iselin. They were met by lieu
tenant Mulligan of the navy yard and
Naval Constructor Francis T. Bowles,
who walked up to the big dry dock in
which the graceful cup defender rested
on the keel blocks. She looked like a
toy boat in the big wooden basin, the
last occupant of which was the mighty
battleship Kearsarge. Mr. Iselin and the
two naval officers went over the Colum
bia and she was carefully measured with
tape. Several workmen were busy all
afternoon making her ready for the offi
cial measurement.
Mr. Tselin was very much pleased with
the appearance of the yacht. He and
Captain Barr spent an hour In the navy
yard and then sailed down to Erie basin
to take a glance at the Shamrock.
Crowds gathered early at the Erie basin
to get a glimpse of the Shamrock. They
were not so early in getting around, how
ever, as was the challenging yacht's crew.
The crew long before 7 o'clock had com
pleted painting and polishing the under
body of the yacht and she is now in per
fect condition for Tuesday's race.
To obviate annoyance from curious
sightseers, sufficient water to cover the
lead portions of the keel was early let
into the drydock. This flooding did not
interfere with the work being done, but
kept strangers on the dock sides away
from the boat. II was said that the boat
was ready now to leave the dock and that
all were satisfied with lier condition.
Chances of the Yachts.
lias attended previous contests
' ever before knmvn .
lv e ste am yacht i
avenue hoteI
Yefk, Oct. 2. fhe Columbia
Shamrock races will be witnessed hy|(j
a throng vastly larger than that which
In fact, near
ly every steam yacht in the American
; list is now anchored in the vicinity of
New York and pretty much all of Ain
; eriean society that is not afraid of sea
sickness will be afloat to-morrow. Hun-j
j dreds of enthusiastic yachtsmen are
already at the hotels and more are ex-'
jpected to-day. Many of the knowing
I ones have engaged rooms in advance'
at the Waldorf-Astoria and the Holland
house. About 200 of Sir Thomas Lip
I ton's sympathizers are booked for tli
j Beresf ord
There is not tile slightest doubt that
three times as many people will see the
contests between the Columbia and th:;
Shamrock as ever saw an international
yacht race before. the English visitors
who have come are far greater in nura
ber and more distinguished than ever
came for that purpose before. Nearly
a11 ° f lhe RUests of sir Tbomas Lipfon
on board the Erin will be from England,
the best known of whom is Lord Charles
who'is accompanied by Lady
I Beresford. Among the other guests
: are Lord Minto, governor general of
1 Canada ' and Lady Mini0: Hon - Charles
cr âï ms
English visitors in his team will be the
say that he
really expects to take the cup back
i E "*, lan , d and *!***, the ?™»*n' n " y work
a ( 1 u r l °
jdence as to the result. Leaving aside
the consideration of what the Columbia
I can do In reaching, it is conceded that
' Can rUH bpf0,e th * " ind ' n ° matter ,
! Sl^dùck ' * WUe winged i
te -- dUlk - - -
. r at mu *
guests of Sir Thomas to-morrow,
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Friends of Sir Thomas
'T , ' Y~.u . \T'~
I England and that the pre
what its weight, like a blue winged
teal duck. j
Whatever the Shamrock's relative j
: speed may be in reaching, the Columbia I
:is better for beating and running, espe- 1
I cially for running, even though the
j wind blow up to IS knots. In fact, ihe
i Columbia can run better in any kind.
for she has less water surface and she
is so shaped that she rises fol-ward
rather than buries when she is driven.
As to the courses to be laid, there are
three races in which the yachts musjÿ
be at 15 miles lo windward and run 15
miles before it. The other two courses
are around a triangle, wherein 10 miles
of each leg are tn be covered by reach
ing. so the Columbia gets three races
to her liking, where the Shamrock has
two races to her liking. The races may
be sailed, as the have been, where the
wind under which the yachts can carry
a reefed mainsail and jib and that
means weather in which nine-tenths of
the excursionists will be glad to find
shelter under Sandy Hook. An analysis
of the weather conditions of the 20 past i
shows that the
years shows that the weather Is al
Imost likely to favor the Columbia In
deed- in the past few series nothing Ilk« :
half a * a,<? llas been experienced on any J
i° f r> t, Vs d £ yS k , v.. a , c, i
Both the Columbia and Ihe Shamrock ,
were dry-docked some davs aero, thon- •
joughly scraped and cleaned and put in '
the best condition for the contest. They
will be measured to-day by Official
Measurer Hyslop of the New York
Yacht club. One of the conditions ôf
the race for the cup is that the yacht
that challenges shall cross the ocean or
come from whatever country she Is
built on her own bottom. Tf the Col
umbia is the victor it is thought i: «ill
be many years before another try is
made for it. If the Shamrock wins
there will be a challenge for it imme
diately and the yachtsmen of this coun
try will send over to England to brinj
back the cup as soon as one can be built
•nd a match arranged.
English Troops Will Prob
ably Meet Reverses
London Office Has Received
No News Today-Wires
May be Cut.
Will Be Protected by the Cruiser
Montgomery Which will be Ordered
to Delagoa Bay When the Conflict
Has Really Opened.
London, Oct. 2.—The announced inten
tion of the British cabinet lo meet to-day
has apparently been reconsidered. It is
now said the meeting depends large!.'
upon the developments in the Transvaal.
{The date for summoning parliament has
inot been definitely settled although it Is
jsaid to be Oct. 19. The queen will hold
- a private council at Balmoral at an early
hy|(j ate when the necessary proclamation
] will be signed
remarkable absence ot news from
is nothing to soften the excitement and
S{ ., nt SO me
bellicosity of yesterday's dispatches,
neither is there anything to indicate
that the authorities at Pretoria have the
slightest desire to come to terms peace
fully /. itb Great Britain.
H&Î1 '.he Boers not determined to fight
It out or if they were not prepared for
hostilities they would, it is thought, have
temporizing reply to Great
Britain's dispatch. The hanging back
seems to be on Great Britain's side
, when, In spite of the newspapers and war
office talk of mobilization of an army
corps, the work is apparently proceed
ing in a curiously leisurely manner.
The departure of General Buller, (lie
commander of the British forces in
South Africa, has been postponed from
week to week and when the members of
; the cabinet talk in public their assur
antes of Great Britain's good will toward
the Transvaal are regarded as almost
smacking of pathetic appeals for peace,
j it now appears that the alleged calling
'out of the first class army reserve was a
j The circulars were issued on official
paper and many members of the reserve
| presented themselves at the barracks
ä zr -* ,h -—--—
The general drift of news indicates
' that the position of the British troops in
to'Africa is critical owing to the delay Tn
'«^ding reinforcements and in the eve.o
hoS,ilities early perses are regarded
as probable. The latest advices show
' that the Transvaal mobilization has
; been rapid and comprehensive. Many
, Boers, i, is said, did not wait to be com
i man f d bu ' »^eded to the borders
,|spontaneously. It ,s calculated the
now have the matter in their
j spontaneously. It is oak
j Orange Free State already lias seven
I thousand men on the border.
Will Protect Americans.
New York, Oct. 2.—A special to the Her
aid from Washington says: Immediate
ly upon the outbreak of hostilities be- i
tween the Transvaal and England in- ;
structions will be sent to Command"!'
John I'. Norrell. commanding the cruiser!
Montgomery, directing him to proceed j
to Delagoa bay and provide such pro- j
tection for American citizens and their
interests as is possible. It is appreciated '
by the authorities that it will not in pos- !
sible for the Montgomery to land a force!
to protect American interests and that
she will be so far away from the Trans
vaal that the moral effect of her presence
0,1 lbe people will be very slight. It is
: expect«d, however, that the Transvaal
J government will appieciate the reason of
i her p,ese,K 'e and will be doubtless wili
, ing to more promptly comply with any
• representations that the American eon
' sul at Pretoria may deem it advisable to 1
Up to this time the United States has!
received no complaints. According to a 1
report received at tlie state department !
from the i fmsal at Pretoria, General Jou- ;
beta bus issutd a proclamation prohibit
ing the commande! ing of aliens. The !n
sti uctior.s sent to the consul by Secretary
Hay several weeks ago require him to
protest to the Boer government in regard
to the impress of any neutral Americans
ajul it is possible that some diplomatic
complications in this connection may fol
low. Should war occur not only will the
Montgomery be stationed in South Afri
can waters, but Rear Admiral Schley,
with his flagship, will be present to aid
the consul in every possible way in pro
tecting Americans and their interests.
Feeling of the French.
New York, Oct. 2.—A dispatch to the
Times from Paris says: With war be
tween Great Britain and the Transvaal
imminent, French opinion as to its justi
fication and probable issue is beginning
to express itself. France sympathizes
with the Transvaal republic on the same
grounds, with the same motives and in
the same language as she did with Spain.
France is always against the nation
which has the highest civilization, for it
is that which she fears. She is against
Great Britain today because she fears
the power of that nation and is irritated
at having to count with the opinion, pol
icy and commercial rivalry of her neigh
bor across the channel. But that is the
sole reason and much as she pretends or
rather as her principal press organs pre
tend, to the contrary, she does not seri
ously believe that the Boers will beat the
British or even that the Boers have jus
tice on their side.
I have excellent reason for stating that
the French government though silent on
the subject for fear of irritating the na
tionalist press, is well pleased to see an
European power render the opening up of
Africa a possibility. The French peo
ple would have as much to lose as any
body in the near future by a triumph of
Kruger. "Whatever interferes with prog
ress in Africa," says an influential states
man to me today, "will have to be swept
away, whether it comes front Boer or
black African."
Treacherous Weapon.
Kokomo, Ind., Oct. 2.—Jesse Bird, the
14-year-old son of Ell Bird, accidentally
shot himself yesterday and will be per
manently crippled, if he recovers. The
revolver has either killed or crippled
everyone who owned it, and it has passed
through many hands. It began its excur
sion .15 years ago, when a young man
named Hanson bought it new. After
sending a bullet through another boy's
leg, lie gave it to a neighbor, who had a
like experience. He gave it to John Har
and in every instance but one the treach
erous weapon was supposed to be empty.
It will be pounded into a shapeless mask
Hidden Gold Lost.
Sullivan, Ind., Oct. 2.—Wilson Ralley, a
farmer, was fond of money in the form' of
gold, which lie kept at his home. He
would take paper and silver money to
the banks and exchange it for gold. For
safety, it is said, he hid the gold in differ
ent places about his farm—first in the
house, then in the barn and lately in the
corn bins.
The gold was kept in old fruit cans, and
at night, when the members of his family
were in bed, he would steal out of the
house, hunt up the money and see that it
was secure. This was kept up for years,
but the programme was changed one
night last week, as the gold was missing
from its hiding place when Mr. Kailcy
made his usual visit.
There are various stories as to the
amount stolen, but reliable authority
places it at about $1,000. Mr. Bailey had
been told time and again that some one
would eventually "catch on" a nd get his
gold, but he did not accept the warning.
Otis' Course Approved.
Washington, Oct. 2.—A dispatch from
General Otis was received at the war
department this morning giving an ac
count of his meeting with the insurgent
envoys. General Otis said the interview
with Aguinaldo's representatives indi
cated that the leaders were maneuvering
solely with a view to secure recognition
of Ihe insurgent government. All such
overtures were rejected and the envoys
were informed the only thing the 1'nited
States would recognize was a white Hag
and the grounding of arms. He also in
formed the envoys that such capitulation
on the part of the insurgents should come
quickly in order to avoid the conse
quences of active war, as the United
States did not intend to permit any de
lay in the matter. The course of General
Otis is approved at the war department.
Soon Be Promoted.
Washington, Oct. 2.—Captain Albert S.
Barker has been assigned commander of
the Norfolk navy yard, relieving Ad
miral Farquhar, who takes command of
the north Atlantic station. Barker will
become a full rear admiral within a
month. Barker commanded the battle
ship Oregon on her memorable cruise
from New York to Manila, in answer to
Dewey's appeal. During the war Barker
was one of the leading members of the
war board.
Continuous Ovation.
New York, Oct. 2.—Admiral Dewey and
party left for Washington at 1:45 p. m.
admiral rose early and spent a quiet
morning preparing for the trip. He re
ceived few visitors. He feels much im
proved in health today. As Dewey left
the hotel to go to the ferry the crowd im
mediately recognized the admiral, who
was in civilian clothing, and a great
cheer went up. In fact, the cheering was
continuous from hotel to pier, where the
naval tug Nyack was boarded and the
party taken to Jersey City.
Late last week we opened up a four
rase lot of fine Kid Gloves a direct im
portation from Bossu t pere et fils of
Frenoble, France. These gloves are the
finest made and are so well and favor*
ably known alike in Europe and Ameri
ca that further comment is unnecessary.
These gloves are guaranteed the newest,
nicest and best gloves ever received in
Butte and make the most acceptable
present a woman can receive.
The "Servia"
Two clasp glace Pique Kid Gloves,
Paris point embroidery; colors, white,
pearl, browns, tans, blue, green, mode,
gray, red and black. Sizes to 7. Priqe
$1.50 a pair.
The * 'Flavia"
Three clasp Kid Gloves, overseam, twn
Paris point embroidery, colo/t. tan,
mode, green; gray, brown, navy and
black. Sizes 5% to 7. Price $1.75 a pair.
The "Fanchon"
Three clasp, three buttom length.
Suede Gloves, overseam, filet embroidery
colors, gray, brown and castor. Sizes 5'/i
to 7. Price $2.00 a'pair.
The "Reynier"
A superb French Kid Glove of the
highest quality, known everywhere as
the finest imported glove, the best fitting
and the most stylish glove on the con
The Reynier thre clasp French Kid
Gloves, overseam. neatly embroidered
backs; colors, white, pearl, corn, brown,
tan, mode, blue, green, red, purple, heifc
'otrope, gray and black. Sizes from 5%
to 7 inclusive. Price $2 a pair.
We fit, guarantee and keep in repair g.11
of the above gloves and will send them
by mail to any address on receipt o£
Dۉt the
for Dewey
Every schoolboy in the land has heard
of Dewey, of his gallant crew and nobl<*
deeds. Dewey is home. Beat the drums!
Montana's army of volunteers will soon
arrive in Bute. They deserve a warm re
ception. Make Rome howl! Make a
noise! Beat the drums! to aid in engen
dering a patriotic spirit in the hearts of
the rising generation, "we will
Give a Drum to
Every Boy
Wl<o buys, during thi? coming woekj
either a suit, reefer or overcoat in our
Boys' Clothing Department on our sec
ond floor. These drums are made of
steel, painted red and blue, with an em
bossed golden eagle and the stars and
stripes surrounding it. The ends are
made c.f good parchment, which can be
tightened when necessary. The sizes
of the drums are 8 and 9 inches.
Butte, Jlontana.

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