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Daily Inter Mountain.
VOL. XIX. NO. 205
fcUTTE. MONTANA. WEDNESDAY EVENING. DECEMBER 6. 1899.
PRICE FIVE CENTS
AT
J. H. LEYSON'S
TO-DAY.
today
HE prices named in
advertisement in Sat- ;
urday's Inter Mount
ain will hold good 1
on Sterling Silver Nov
elties. As they were low
enough to set the entire city
talking and thousands of peo
ple buying,
Take Our Advice
and Buy To-Day.
At the present rate of selling <
it will be but a short time un- ;
til the stock is exhausted, when;
i we shall claim your attention ;
to other lines of equal interest !
to those who like to make their
money reach as far as possible.
J. H. LEYSON
Modern Jewelry House
22i North Hain St., Butte
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Tell Your
Friends
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free for everybody»
gents or Indies next ^5
I Thursday
fand Friday
- $
jj December 7 and 81
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Ç With a 50c purchase or more. ß
2 We have a large anil select line $
5 of Holiday Goods to choose ^
- 7 J ... $
Jp nom. loll certainly can get
0 your wants supplied. Music ß
and Champagne Pnnch for all.
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32 North Main
PRICES TALK
Fkr'fe
We Want Your Money
You Want Our Goods
$ 1.00
$ 6.00
15c j I
20c! :
$ 1.20 ! ;
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erel, e Holland Herring? Spiced" Her- \ !
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Orders Promptly Delivered |1
SUGAR
16 pounds .........
SUGAR
100 pounds ..f......
LEMONS
Per dozen ...............
EGGS
Per dozen ..............
FINE POTATOES
100 pounds ..............
CRANBERRIES
3 quarts.................
MINCE MEAT
2 pounds.................
IMPORTED DILL PICKL*
Per dozen ...............
FANCY SUGAR CORN
Per can .................
STANDARD CORN
Per can .................
EASTERN TOMATOES
Per can.................
UTAH TOMATOES
Per can .................
FANCY PICKLES
Per bottle..............
25c j
25c
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The Garrison is Still Intact, But Suf
fering From the Close
Confinement.
THE BOERS SEEM TO BE CLOSING IN
The Shelling of the Town is Quite Effective»-A Tele»
Enemy is Retiring From the Siege of Ladysmith==
Some Reinforcements for Buller Will be Needed in
a Short Time.
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London. Dec. 6.—A budget of news from
i Ladyship which arrived today brings the
I history of the 'beleaguered garrison up to
! Nov. 29. Tn spite of rumors of a retro
; grade movement upon the part of the
j Boers, stories just received show that the
garrison, although still strong, was suf
1 fering from confinement, restricted diet
and the increasing volume of Boer artil
lery tire, especially that of the additional
I heavy calibre guns placed in position
: 5,000 yards from the western defenses.
The dispatches relate that the Boers
had discovered the most vulnerable
points of the garrison and that shelling
I was becoming disagreeably effective.
The rations had been reduced and there
was a great deal of sickness, nevertheless
the troops of the garrison were in every
way preparing to meet the assault which
it was anticipated tlie Boers would carry
out in a tinal effort to reduce the cily.
The belief was current in Ladysmith
Chat the Boers were preparing for a ret
rograde movement after another attack.
Several bodies of burghers were reported
! tf .' ha y bepn seen Nov - ss moving in the
; direction of „the Drankensburg range,
I while Nov. 29 detachments
?re olisi
^ ourneyillff ••'civm with wagons
rved
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! cord between the Transvaalers and Free
i Slaters was also reported. There was no
1 indication, however, that the Boers were
preparing to dismantle their gun posi
' tions, hut tlie idea was prevalent in some
j quarters of Ladysmith lhat the continued
shelling of rhe place was intended to
.cover the retirement of the Boer forces
toward the Transvaal frontiers.
; A Pretoria dispatch of Saturday. Dee. 2
via Tx)rPnzo Marques Monday, Dec. 4
Uiat " Bo< "' ''"T'i
: of war Dcc\ 2 was planning a renewal of
j the assault on Ladysmith.
j A dispatch from Freie, dated Sunday,
| T>ec. 3. reports that in Colonel Dundon
; aid's reconnaissance near Colenso. fifteen
Boers were killed and mailJ- wounded.
I The road bridge across the Tugela river
■ is intact - Tllp saniPmcssaKe ,e ' io,ls that
. Kruger is anxious that the burghers
leave Ladysmith in order to oppose the
British marching in the direction of Pre
toria from the west.
Advices from Putter's Kraal, head
quarters of General Gatacre's division,
dated Dec. 2, say lhat the Boers entered
Dordorredht that morning. This, it is
added, is probably G-roebeler's force of
! 150 men from Stroniberg.
I The war office has received a list of
' casualties during the sortie from Kim
' berley Nov. 2S, as follows: Killed: Major
j Scott Turner of the Black Watch; Lieu
tenant Wright of the Kimberley light
; horse, and twenty non-commissioned offi
j cers and men. Wounded: Captain Wal
i deck, Lieutenants Clifford and Watson
! and 2S non-commissioned officers and
I men.
I There is a possibility if General Buller
'asks for further reinforcements that a
brigade of militia will be sent to South
' Africa with a view of conciliating the
! militiamen who think that branch of the
! service has been slighted in favor of re
servists.
j The war office has received the follow
in 8 fron * General Buller dated today.
> "Pietermaritzburg, Nov. 6.—It Is very
difficult to make any statement in regard
to tile enemy's loss. For instance, at Bel
mont eighty-one of their dead were ac
( counted for. The enemy gave 15 as the
' number killed. There is every reason to
; believe tfhe enemy's loss in the fight at
! Lat, >' slTlUh Nov - 9 u as ove »' SOO killed and
wounded. Information from a tiust
worthy Boer source shows that at Hiid
yard's fight Nov. 23 the enemy's loss was
I'30 killed and 100 wounded. It ts lmpossi
, ble to say how far these numbers are oor
; l-ect but it is evident the enemy does not
admit a tenth of the losses suffered. In
tercepted dispatches to Joubert from the
commander show that even the official
dispatches contain decidedly inaccurate
information in this respect.''
Ladysmith in Danger.
New York, Doe. 0.—A dispatch to the
Tribune from London says: While the
v\ar office has received intelligence lhat
Mafeking' was safe on Nov. 20, it admit
ted that the investment there was closer
than ever before. This is confirmed by
the Pall Mull Gazette correspondent, hut
the Reuters dispatches, one day later,
show that the Boers are using new shells
filled With high explosive from a 10-ton
gun and that lue situation is serious:.
Colonel Baden-Powell has under him a
dozen well known officers of the British
army, in addition to Lord Edward ('ceil,
of the Grenadier guards. This group of
officers connected with a dozen regiments
include Colonel Hore, Major Vyvgcri,
Major Anderson, Lord Charlt
and Captain Fitz Colon. IT
been brought to bear upon tin
for the dispatch of a relief
Mafeking when the ground
around Kimberlcy.
Neither Lord Lmsdowno no
vers Bid 1er will lie likely
prime minister's son to be
oner to Pretoria.
Colonel Plumer is again n ported offi- !
cialy as holding his ground, with slight:
losses in skirmish 's.
From Natal only the press dispatches
which came through yesterday were fore
casts of the terrible battle imp: tiding on
the Tugela river. These di.spa(out-.. wore
innocuous enough to pass * *.■ censorship
its were also several belated messages
from Ladysmith. The most ominous one
was from George Lynch to the Echo
dated Nov. 26, which stated that the
Boers captured 25U head of cattle belong
ing to the garrison and that shells were
occasionally doing much mischief. The
garrison was evidently easting anxious
eyes southward. The Centtnl News also
has a report from a runner that th" can
nonading ltas been incessant at Lady
mith and that shells are constantly'
dropping inside the British lines with ari
increased number of casualties. The Bl it- '
it guns are replying steadily, a reus- !
slicing sign that the ammunition is
holding out.
Military men who have assumed that i
the condition of the garrison was more
critical than the authorities have eared
to admit, find confirmation for their
fears in mail letters describing General
White's battle at Lombard's kopje the
day before the town was eut off from the
ist. General White was evidently
* Ben tick
■.«sure has
war office
column to
is clear
nor Sir Bed-j
to allow thç;
cut as a pri
port*
defeated in that attack and his force
i drtv- it hack into tit - town. His
'Ps were in no condition to rescue
Charleton's battailous and the town
might easily have been captured.
Tlti' siege begun under the humiliating
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s< iiM' of a leveise to the British side, j
ought now . say the military croakers, to
he broken up with the least possible de
lay. General Buller evidently appreei
d the necessity for prompt action ;
when he proclaimed the advance of Gen
ial Methuen on Kimberley in order to
draw off the Free State forces from Na
tal. These tactics succeeded, for Gen
eral Civjnje was heavily reinforced from
the east before the battle of Modder
river was fought. It is
urtnise that Sir Redvers
reasonable
wants Me- r
thuen to hold Cronje's army there until
General Clery is ready for decisive ac
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Washington, Dec. 6.—General Otis
est casualty list follows:
Manila, Dec. 5.---Casualties not previ
ously reported: Killed in action, Iloilo,
Panay. Nov. 21st: M. Fletcher. Eight
eenth infantry; wounded in action, Ilo
j iio, Nov. 14, Geo. Doblo. Nineteenth in
fantry. abdomen, severe; skirmish road
to San Nicholas. Nov. lit, Third cavalry,
Jos ph F. Mangold, log. slight; John J.
F. ils, elbow, slight; Dennis Wood, back,
slight: liufus A. Jackson, leg, slight: It.
A. Martin, buttock, slight; action near
, ltosario, Nov. 14, Thirteenth Infantry;
Albeit Captick, corporal, leg, slight;
Charles White, abdomen, severe: John G.
Frit?., arms, severe; U. H. Grann, legs,
slight'; action, San Pedro, Magaian, Bur
ton Wilt, sergeant, Seventeenth infantry,
thumb, slight; Nov. 5, Claude M, Mans
lieid, Foun.li cavalry, foot slight.
Against Bucket Shops,
Chicago, Doc. 6.—The board of trade of
Chicago has taken the first steps in what
is intended to be a concerted movement
of commercial exehang»s all over the
country against the bucket shop system.
Resolutions adopted by the board of di
rectors calling upon the exchanges to
combine against the encroachments of
this form of speculation have been circu
la led by Secretary Stone of the board of
trade and a number of replies have al
ready been received, all of which indicate
a strong feeling in favor of such a move
mem. The purpose of the anti-bucket
shop crusaders Is to strike at the bottom
j of the whole business by securing the
I a id of the New York stock triflange and
j the cotton exchange, which, in conjunc
tion with the Chicago board of trade
; form the business of nearly all of the
; Amor g the exchanges which have been
j communicated with are those of St.
; iat , ÄLVp?ÄJ n SSÄ 1 ' "iÆ
j more, Milwaukee, Peoria and other large
'grain and stock centers. If the general
j sentiment is favorable to such a move
; merit, it is the intention, according to
Secretary Slone, to hold a convention to
discuss the most parctlcal manner in
which to do away with buoketshops. If
the replies are favorable, a committee
will at once be appointed to work out
preliminary plans.
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New York, Dee. 6.—A report has been
published that a big war between the
labor unions and the building contractors
would begin at the first of the new year,
which would extend over the greater part
of this country, having as its active cen
ters Chicago, St. Louis, Pittsburg, Phil
adelphia and Boston. Inquiries among
buiideis in this city show that no such
trouble is anticipated here, and some are
skeptical as to a war breaking out at all
the other points mentioned. It is true
that the granite cutters Intend to de
mand a minimum wage of $3, and an
eight-hour day all over the country, be
ginning on March 1 next, but they' are
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already getting about $4 a day in this city
in seems to be that
and 11 io genera! opinio................ .. .....
their demand will he granted without any ,
more vigorous opposition than a little
grumbling. The granite cutters have 1
served notice of their coming demand
upon the contractors so far in advance
that it would be easy to make new eon
tracts based on the increased eost of the
labor and will end peacefully. If there is
any other movement brewing which can
give color to the expectation of a general I
labor war in the building trade, it has not
made il seif known in t his cit y yet. ;
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New York, Dec. 6.—The committee of 1
citizens recently appointed to urge the
inciting of the national political conven
tions in this city, has decided to appoint
four working committees which will
direct a concentrated effort toward bring
ing the republican convention here. The
city must guarantee at least $100,000.
Si nalor Platt expresses sympathy with
the movement and says he will co-operate
with the committee. The newly elected
hoard of governors of the democratic club
tin t last night with Charities Commis
sioner John W. Keller, a new president,
in the chair. A resolution expressing I ho
sympathy of the club with the movement
to bring the democratic national conven
tion here next year was adopted and a
copy was ordered to be sent to the secre
tary of the democratic national commit
tee. ' •
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Uhioago, Dee. 6.—A special to the n»c- 1
ord from Ortiz, Mex., says: A courier
has Just arrived here from the scene of
the Yaqui war with dispatches from Gen
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Indians Are Active.
courier reports that the fighting between
the Yaqui Indians and General Torres' j
troops ceased Nov. 28. the Indians re- ■
treating toward Toniehi. Several hun- !
dred Yaquis who have been in a strongly I
fortified position near Sahuaripa it is 1
thought are preparing to join the main
hody_ of braves, drfyen hack by Gen
body of braves, drfven
oral Torres. Signal fires indicated a con
certed movement by the Indians was be
j nfî planned. The courier says the Yaqui
losses in killed and wounded during the
-10 days engagement were estimated at
„ pbf ' ^! x i' an ' osst ' s were 15 killed
; and 30 "' oumJed '
Beet Sugar Makers.
Omaha, Neb., Dec. 6 .— Delegates from
beet sugar factories in California, Ore-
son ' Washington, Nebraska, Colorado,
r °' va ' Minnesota, Wisconsin, Michigan,
Illinois, Ohio and New York attended the
ai iounl meeting of the American Beet
i Sugar Manufacturers' asoeiation. The
j industry was reported as having flour
i ifehed during the past two years, but that
iiu s: now it is greatly disturbed over the
j prospect of free sugar from the insular
I (^pendencies. The association took
strung ground against President McKin
ley's recommendation for free sugar,
adopted emphatic resolutions against
such a policy and provided for a vigorous
campaign in behalf of their desires.
If
ST THE STiKE
Negro Murderer Meets Death
at Hands of Mob.
crime was awful one
And the Citizens of Maysville
Irrespective of Color Arose
in Their Might.
THE BRUTE WAS TORTURED
Cayenne Pepper And Vitriol Were
Thrown in His Eyes and Then Fire
Was Lit Under His Body—Thous
ands Witnessed the Execution.
Maysville, Ky., Dec. 6.—Dick Coleman,
are negro murderer of Mrs. Lashbrook,
was taken from the officers by a mob of
1.000 men today and burned at the stake.
The ntob led by the husband of the ne
gro's victim dragged the shrieking crim
inal through the principal streets of tlie
town, bound him to a small tree, set lire
to brush heaped about him and stood
guard until he was dead.
Before the roasting began. Coleman
was almost deud. The rope had torn and
lacerated his neck, ar.d his face was ter
ribly beaten. All was done that was pos
sible by the sheriff and guard to prevent
a lynching, but in the face of such a mob
of people, irrespective of color, it was
useless to attempt doing anything.
The crime for which Coleman was
burned was the murderer of Mrs. James
Lashbrook. who bad given him a home
and food. Site was enticed by him to en
ter a shed to see about some work when
he knocked her down with a club and as
saulted lier. The blow did not kill her
, ...
a,,<1 ' ° ,eman - notwithstanding he,- cries
, *°* mercy, procured a razor and cut lier,
throat.
1 At Covington jail, where lie was placed
to escape mob violence, Coleman made a
full confession of the crime. Blue vitriol
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\ s ant ^ Dis face was smashed
1,1 "*th a club.
I Prior to being scl afire Coleman
he had nothing to suv. His death was
; slow and writhing in terrible agony, he
; was hooted and glared at by thousands
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I His eyes, after the pepper and vitriol
1 were thrown into them were gouged out,
1 and some say he was horribly mutilated.
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Work of the Senate.
Washington, Dec. 6. At the opening of
the senate the annual report of die secre
tary of the treasury, attorney general,
comptroller of currency and reports of
other officials were presented. Spooner,
(Wis.), presented resolutions of the
legislature of Wisconsin, urging congress
to tiike action looking to the advance
ment of American shipping interests.
Kyle, IS. Dak.), and Walcott, present
ed numbers of petitions against poly
gamy.
Aldrich, chairman of tin* finance com
mittee, presented the finance measure to
'•affirm the existing standard of value of
all forms of money, to refund the public
debt and for other purposes."
Itaw lins, (Utah) presented it resolution
providing for full investigation of al
leged polygamous practices in the United
I States and whether the president has ap
1 pointed polygamists to federal offices,
Keferred to judiciary committee,
Mason, (rep. III.), offered a resolution
th '; b f at . hopes , 'ho seimte
to th«* Moors in their contest for liberty,
At 2:50 the senate adjourned. 5
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Investigating Roberls.
on, Dec. 6. Representative
Taylor, of Ohio, chairman of the special
committee to investigate the case of
Roberts, of Utah, has called a meeting of
the committee for It o'clock tomorrow.
Taylor says this initial meeting will be
to determine upon the line bf action. He
could not say how soon the eommittee
would he able to report. Roberts was
about tlie house during the day. There
was no session and he chatted with
groups of members and visitors who
showed friendly disposition towards him.
Roberts May Be Senator. ;
New York, Dec. 5.- A special to the
Herald from Washington says: if Mr.
Roberts is finally rejected by the house,
as seems Inevitable, there is a possibility
that he may come forward as a claimant
for a seat in tlie senate. His rejection by
the house, it is expected, will add to hia
popularity in Utah and it is suggested
that if Mr. Quay is seated by the senate
the democratic governor of Utah may ap
point Mr. Roberts to till the vacancy that
exists in Utah's representation in that
body.
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Bazaar
Is a very lively spot this week and as
the month advances will become more
and more crowded.
Here you can see handsome assort
ments of the finest Chinas, Porcelains,
Put Glass, Bric-a-Brae, Statuary and Art
Goods generally. We have a new supply
of Mettlach's Steins. Mugs and Flagons,
made expressly for us. Some with the
word "Butte" on their lids, others with
"Anaconda,'' and "Helena." All sizes
and prices. ^
Santa Claus'
Headquarters
Thousands upon thousands of Toy's,
hundreds of Dolls, dressed and undress
ed: Hobby Horses, Shoo Flies. Building
Blocks, Iron Toys, Children's Fuvtiilui'g
and Dishes. «
Everything
for Children
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Something to Interest their
Hothers and Others.
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FANCY CHINA
Fancy China Cups and Saucers, 25c t<J
75c. each.
Fancy China after dinner Cups and
amors, 30c to 50e each.
Fancy China Vases at 25c and 30c each.
Fancy Decorated Globes, size 9-inch,
ground with Moral decorations,
$1.50 each.
! Thin Water Tumblers, engraved, 75o
dozen.
Ten dollar Toilet Sets, for $7.50 each.
Only three here today.
Brushes of best
Scrubbing
15e each.
rice root,
Scrubbing Brushes,
Finest Palmetto
only 25c each.
1 Best Mopst iek for 15c.
j Fine Nickel Cuspidors, 35c. 1 'JJ
TOILET SETS
j A new lot just opened up: six-piece
1 decorated Toilet Sets, only $2.50 each.
Ten-piece decorated Toilet Sets only
1 $3.35 each.
! Twelve-piece decorated Toilet Sets only
$5.50 each.
Twelve-piece Toilet Set with heavy
gold edge, filled in colors, only $7.50 each,
CUPS AND SAUCERS
) Fancy Cups and Saucers with gilt edge,
large spray, very pretty. Set of six for
25c.
Fancy cups and Saucers with gold
lined edge and neat rose decorations. Set
of six for 85c.
TRILBY TEA POTS
! In five sizes, from 25c to 50c each. ; J
EARTHEN CUSPIDORS
j Extraordinary values at 50c. fl
LAMPS AND GLOBES
! With B. & H. Burners.
Handsome B. & H. Lamps with globe
for $5.50.
j Fancy Vase Lamp with globe to match
$ 6 .
Some seventy-five other styles, ranging
j in price from $4 to $20 each.
! Fancy Globes, nicely tinted, with floral
' decorations, size 9-inch, only $1.50 each.
Fancy Globes, with floral spray on
1 red, green and light background, only $2
each.
I Hanging Lamps, fifteen styles. gold
plated B. & H. burners, price $5 to $14.50
each.
WHITE CHINA
! A large lot of plain white China awaits
the magic touch of a pencil in the fingers
of a fair hand to transform the beautiful
ly shaped pieces to a thing of beauty.
Those who decorate china will be glad to
know all the new shapes and odd nieces
are at Hennessy's.
Fifteen styles of Cups and Saucers at
about 35c. each.
Ten styles of plates 23c to 40c each.
Jardinieres, Vases. Trays, Salad Dishes,
Candlesticks and other things you want
to see.
Mail Orders to
HENNESSY'S
Butte. Hontaoa.

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