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j TO WELCOME PRESIDENT M'KINLEY j TO-DAY'S NEWS TO DAY ÄÄ.rt.Ä.KÄKK.K.KK.Ä.KKK.Ä.K.Ä.JtKJVJVÄ.J^.K XX , SURRENDER OF ALEJANDRINO AND J TINIO, LEADING FILIPINO GENERALS Butte Daily Inter Mot/ntain. 1 J VOL. XXÎ. NO. 35 Cloudy Tonight BUTTE, MONTANA, TUESDAY EVENING, APRIL 30. 1901. s, Showers Tom 5 V PRICE FIVE CENTS DANIEL M'DONALD OIN ^ THE LABOR SITUATION El ■ MONET THE MANILA COMMISSARY WAS IN CLOVER. GOT A COMMISSION ON SALES Not Above Trafficking: in Vegetables and Green Stuff—Held Up Beef Con tractor for Alleged Shortage—Star Witness for the State Claims Intimi dation and Asks Court Protection. (By Associated Press.) Manila, April 30.—The trial of Captain James C. Reed, ex-depot commissary at Manila, charged with receiving bribes and with other official misconduct, which began here yesterday, was continued to day, and was fiercely contested. Thomas Harries ,a bookkeeper of the firm of Robinson & Macondray, testified that Mr. Robinson paid Captain Reed $881. The firm's book contained entries to that effect. Received Illegal Commission. Fred Macondray testified that he ar ranged to give Captain Reed ten per cent commission on sales of vegetables fur nished to the transports. Before testifying, Barry Baldwin, formerly United States marshal for Cali fornia and now manager of the Macon dray company, made a statement to the courf. He said that attempts had been made to Intimidate him and he asked for the protection of the court. Held Up Beef Contractor. Mr. Baldwin testified to having a $200, 000 beef contract. Captain Reed came to his office and claimed there were slight shortages in the beef deliveries, on account of which Mr. Baldwin gave Cap tain Reed $385. Adjutant General Garlington testified that Captain Reed said Major Davis was short 14,500 pounds of beef. He admitted receiving money from Mr. Baldwin, but said the sum he received would be ap plied to the beef shortage. SHE CMIE HOT AIR A WOMAN FLEECES SEVERAL O. A. R. VETERANS. MADE MANY GENTLE TOUCHES Claimed to Be a Great Grand Daughter of Ethan Allen—Brought Letters of Introduction to Montana State G. A. R. Encampment—Told Personal Ex periences and Jollied Her Listeneres. The old saying "There is no fool like an old fool" has once again been beauti fully illustrated in Butte. Generally one end of the transaction is young and either beautiful, or fascinating, but in this instance she admits some fifty years. At the time of the annual encampment of the G. A. R. and Relief Corps of Mon tana a few days ago, a woman mare her appearance in Butte. Her coming had been heralded by a tele gram from some man iu Kansas City He purported to be an old G. A. R. man and that the woman in question was his wife and a member of the Relief Corps. Then came a telegram directed to President Almon of the Relief Corps, asking that the corps pay attention to The Visitor. The corps decided to do so, although no one knew any thing of her or about her. She made her appearance at the camp fire in the Auditorium and the way she gathered the old soldiers around her was a sight. Then she introduced a little rush act and before the majority knew what was going on The Visitor was on the plat form throwing figurative bouquets at the G. A. R. Relief Corps and narrating sev eral anecdotes, making them all applica ble to herself and her most remarkable career as she expressed it. The Visitor is an elocutionist, and when she ended her talk with a recita tion of "The Men of the Dandy Fifth'* the old boys applauded her to the echo. They waited on her and when she left the hall a colonel from Helena, and sev eral Butte colonels almost fought for the pleasure of taking her to her hotel. She Invited the Relief Corps to visit her as she would hold a reception. She held out as an inducement that Mojeska would help her receive. That caught a few of the women and they went up. It transpired, however, that Mojeska did not know the fair and fad ed Visitor. Then The Visitor, who had also caught the reporters of the morning papers for a few columns of hot air, made some most remarkable state ments and the G. A. R. men began to compare notes. It came about that when invited by the Butte Daughters of the Revolution to meet with them and address them, The Visitor had a convenient headache and could not attend. She was also out when members called on her. The Visitor of Ethan Allen. At a meeting of the G. A. R. the telegram from The Visitor's husband was brought up and a resolution was Intro duced by a certain gallant officer that honor be paid the woman, etc. The resolution was referred to Judge Blake and he made it read "A woman repre . V i •"v W' I ml 2 I, s Ü ? KTÄW \ I mi I'U'.i' Vi ' ** »I,. 'A .V ; L te Tv ^4 5*8 a* C & ft \ m ft v\ wr* vvf " cAs^ F-SS N, ; .vj ■'lAv n > Wv * GOVERNOR TOOLE—"It's about time for me to begin work on Sliver Bow County judicial timber." sentlng herself to be a descendant of Ethan Allen, etc." Saturday the blow fell. The Butte G. A. R. received a letter from F. F. Adams, a well known G. A. R. man of Seattle and a clothier there. He sent a bill for the post to collect from The Visitor for $10.85. He did not say whether it was for clothes or a loan. He said if they collected it they could turn it into the relief fund. He added that a number of the old boys there had been victimized for various sums by the woman. The G. A. R. discussed the subject and one by one those gray-haired men got up and told of the coin they had parted with while under the spell. The Visitor is modest in her little touch act. for most of them gave up only $2. Even on her way to the depot The Visitor stood up a couple of "the boys." The question of telephoning to Ana conda and warning the Relief Corps and G. A. R. there was brought up but one boy in blue objected and he brought the others around to his way of thinking. "If there is any G. A. R. man who is fool enough to dig up for an old wom an like The Visitor just let them go ahead and do It. Let the others get a lesson." And they did not telephone. The end is not yet for the officers at national headquarters will take the mat ter. G. A. R. men here do not believe she is married. At any rate an investi gation is on foot. REBEL GENERALS GIVE IN Alejandrino, Tinio and Padre Aglipay, Filipino Crusaders, Surrender at Discretion. (By Associated Press.) Manila, April 30, 3 p. m.—The report that General Alejandrino has surrend ered is confirmed. He was looked upon as the possible successor of Aguinaldo. Padre Aglipay, the excommunicated Filipino priest, who preached the doc trine of a holy war against the United States, has also surrendered. General Tinio, the Filipino leader in Abra province, has surrendered. JEWS ARE CLOSEL Y GUARDED No Chance to Become Citizens of Russia—Stringent Immigration Regulations. (By Associated Press.) Washington, April 30.—The state de partment has received from Ambassador Towera t St. Petersburg a translation of the Russian laws relating to the rights of foreigners in that country and the conditions under which Jews are permitted to settle there. Two of the provisions are that natives of Korea and China are prohibited from, settling on the frontiers of Russia, and that foreign Jews, with the exception of Jews from Central Asia, are. not al lowed to settle in Russia nor to become Russians. HUNTING STATISTICS ABROAD Treasury Department Will Send Dele gates to Europe for Commer cial Figures. (By Associated Press.) New York, April 30.— O. P. Austin, chief of the bureau of statistics of the treasury department will sail for Europe today on important government busi ng ?<=. His mission primarily is to collect ai first hand statistics on the foreign commerce of Great Britain, Germany. France and other countres of the old world, and second, to attend the annual ccngress of European colonial officers to be held at The Hague in June, Daniel McDonald Says There Will Be No Labor Troubles In Montana. »acxKXXXSoossocttoooooGOOOfxss; Residents of Montana should be jubilant when today's Inter Moun tain comes to their homes. The in terview published concerning the labor troubles is the most cheering news that has yet been given out for many a day to the people of Butte and the state of Montana. It is useless to deny that the situation looked panicky and there was an air Qf alarm about the state. Here in Butte serious misgivings were felt Those whose interests were bound up in Butte, whose property and hemes are here have wanted to •know the worst. Happily the worst is the most cheering reading this ■ paper has laid before its readers •this year. Like the passing of a summer cloud the shadows have lilted and there is nothing to fear. Daniel McDonald is entitled to the tuanks of all good citizens for speaking in his official capacity and setting all doubts at rest. According to a statement made by Daniel McDonald, president of the West ern Labor Union, the prospect of labor troubles in Butte has been blown to the winds and all is quiet and secure in the unions of the city. A representative of the Inter Mountain called upon President McDonald at the headquarters of the Western Labor Union in the Silver ow block at 11:30 this forenoon and the labor leader expressed his opinions at length respecting the rumors now agitating tne air of Butte. Deliberately and emphati HEINZE AND CLARK FIGHTING FOR THE WOOLMAN LODE. So far as surface indications go the recording of a deed yesterday by which Con Hayes and Mrs. C. Hayes for a consideration of $5,000, conveyed lot 3, of block D, in the Warren & Kingsbury addition, to Thomas Bryant was some thing of no great import. But there is something beneath the surface, some thing of considerable importance. The recording of the deed merely marked another lap in a race between Clark and Heinze for the possession of property over which there is li kclv to be con siderable litigation. Years ago General Charles S. Warren and B. C. Kingsbury located a claim In between the Steward' claim and a late acquisition, both belonging to Senator Clark. Their claim, known as the Wool man, was laid off in town lots and referred to on the maps as the Warren & Kingsbury addition. Twenty years ago these lots were all sold, with the exception of a small piece of ground re served for mining purposes, which was afterward sold to Jacob Ornstein and by him to Senator Clark. From all accounts it appears that some mining has been done on this lode either from the Steward or the late acquisi tion. A knowledge of this is what has Led to the present race tn acquiring possession of as much as possible of the propertv. Lee Davenport & Co., npposed to be representing F. A. Heinze, have as se cretly as possible been purchasing lots puily Mr. McDonald talked and his state 'Huefcts were precise and unqualified when he said there would lie no labor troubles in the city of Butte. He is at the head of twenty-two unions in BButte that af filiate in the Western Labor Union and in his office centers the business of a wide circle of laboring men. He certainnly knows what he is talking about. 'There is no excitement whatever in union labor circles," said President Mc (Continued on page 3.) on the Woolman lode. Ex-Governor J. E. Rickards, supposed to be representing Kt nator Clark, has also ben trying to se cure the property, paying Patrick Con 1 m $15,000 for two lots and J. A. Creigh ton $3,500 for one lot. Yesterday the Bry ant deed was recorded, which has given inkiing of the whole affair. Tom Bry «jnt is thio superintendent <«f Clark's mining property and his trusted agent in all transactions of a mining nature. The Clark and Heinze forces are lined up for another battle over the property — that is the opinion of those cognizant of the situation in its entirety. So far as minerals are concerned the Woolman lode has always been deemed almost worthless, but the alleged discovery that Jt has been mined from either the Stew ard or the late. acquisition side has caused the Heinze people to change their minds. It can easily be seen that if the lode has been mined a man purchasing the claim at this time would have gi-ounds for a suit to recover the value of the ore that has already been ex tracted. Color Is given to the theory that the lode has been mined by the eagerness displayed by the Clark peo ple to secure possession of the property themselves, thereby at one stroke secur ing a valuable mining ground and de troytng all danger of a suit. It Is said that Heinze has secured enough property already, however, to give him the basis for a suit. If this is true, the battle will soon be on. HOSTS OF POLISH NIHILISTS Widespread Plot Ends in Wholesale Airests—Hundreds of Suspects Taken to Prison. (By Associated Press.) Berlin, April 30.—The Lokal Anzeiger prints a dispatch from Breslau which says: "An extensive Nihilist plot has been discovered in Russian Poland. Six hun dred arrests were made to-day, of which number 200 were transported by special train to the Warsaw citadel. The towns of Sosnovlee, Sielce and Dombrowa have been occupied by two companies of Cos sacks. Secret correspondence was dis covered at Sielce by which the plot was revealed." FOREIGNERS TO PAY THE TAX But If They Do Not, English Coal Mines Will Languish, and Ship ping Interests Fail. (By Associated Press.) New York, April 30.—A dispatch to the Tribune from London says: The shipping and many industries are settling down to the conviction that the only concession which can he expected from the treasury is the exemption of the contracts from the short period du ties on coal, and candid men among them are beginning to admit that agi tation has been pitched too high and that tlie mines will not lie closed or ships driven from the sea by the new methods of taxation. Contractors now assert that foreign navies, like the French, will be forced to pay the export duty on Welsh steam coal and that Sir Michael Hieks-Beaeh's forecast that the tax will fall upon the foreigners may be fulfilled in the course of time. Liberal protests against sugar duties have been met by tory ridicule of the old time Gladstone doctrine that the salvation of the industrial and agricul tural classes lay in cheap marmalade and Jam. The chancellor's hold upon tory affections is increased when proof is offered that he is running counter to Gladsonian principles. BLOCKED BY YANDERBILTS Gould Kept cut of Pittsburg Although He Gets Traffic Arrange ments. .(Special to Inter Mountain.) New York, April 30.—Instead of enter ing into an active independent war with the Pennsylvania road by the construc tion of a new line of road into Pittsburg. George Gould has come to terms with the Pennsylvania officials by which they will divide iln* trade of the great iron district. Gould had planned to use the Wabash as a connecting link between his western reads and tlie new line he expected to build from Ohio direct to Pittsburg. The Pennsylvania road, however, jealous of the coming of a new road into what had been their exclusive territory, has made overtures which will result in the Wa bash getting its line to Pittsburg only by traffic agreement, using one of the Penn sylvania lines instead of building a new one. This will benefit both roads, and remove the element of active competition. The Gould interests might have persist ed In building the new line, however, for the sake of the great traffic from the iron districts, had it not been for the fear of the injury n open break could do in di verting wee tern business to other lines A GREAT OVATION LOYAL SOUTHERNERS CROWD TO see mckinley. THROUGH LAND OF FLOWERS Well Received All Along His Journey —People Set Up All Night to Ses the Train Go By—Makes Addresses Wherever ue Party Stops—Speech at Huntsville Well Received. 4 (By Associated Press.) Huntsville, Ala., April 30.—The scenes attending the passage of the presidential train along the route today were a repe tition of those yesterday. Crowds at every way station cheered and waved to the passing train, and every farm house and cross roads had its group of eager watchers. At Huntsville a stop of ten minutes was made. Apparently the entire popu lation of the town turned out to welcome the president. At the station the president was in troduced by Judge Bichardson, General^ Joe Wheeler's successor in congress. The president responded as follows: "I greatly appreciate and return to all of you my thanks for this welcome so «arm and so generous upon the part of the people of the members of the Grand Army m the republic, Loyal Legion and confederate veterans who speak their greetings to us as we pass through your beautiful city. If I have been in any sense the instrument in the hands of the people to bring together the north and the south, it is the highest distinction that I could cove. (Applause. I am glad to see the boys in gray uniting in giving the reception. Once foes and now friends forever. Once with hostile arms in their hands, now with affection In their hearts, one for another and both united in love and loyalty to the flag and the land we love. We are not a military people. We are not dedicated to arms. We love peace and the United States never goes to war. except for peace and only where we can liave it in no othe r way. We have never (Continued on page 3.) NEW ARMY OFFICERS MUST BB EXAMINED. HUNDREDS LIKELY TO FAIL President's Favor Does Not Insure Their Final Selection—Reorganized. Service to Be Ready by August 1 —75,000 Troops the Accepted Basis for the Standing Army. (By Associated Press.) Washington, April 30.—At the war de partment it is said that efforts are be ing made to have the reorganized stand ing army fuly officered and equipped and enlisted to strength of 75,000 by August 1. More apprehension Is felt over'getting the full quota of competent line officer? by the date mentioned than over thé recruiting o ftiie fifteen new regiments. Except for this, it is probable that Sec retary Root and Adjutant General Cor bin would have accompanied the presi dent on his western trio. It is true that nearly all'of the SOO or more line officers of the grades of first and second lieutenants created by the new law. have been designated by the president, but every one of these appointees must undergo a rapid mental and physical examination before com missions in the regular army are issued to them. On the law of averages It is estimated by exp"rienced army officers that fuly one-third and perhaps half of those originally designed by the presi dent for appointment will fail either <>n mental or physical examination. In order to meet this exigency lists of alternates by states are being pre pared by the secretary of war and the adjutant general, to whom the president has turned this tax over. The alternates are being selected from the long list of applications now on file in the war de partment, with reference of course, t® the wishes of senators and other influ ential men in the several states. In order to expedite the work of dis posing of the hundreds of applicants al ready selected by the president. Secre tary Root and General Corbin will ap point a dozen or more boards of exam iners to sit in various parts of the coun try. where the convenience of the ap pointees will be bt st served. Whenever an appointee fails to pass the exam ination the name of the first alternate from his state will be certified to the board for examination and this process will be continued until the full quota of sub-alternates created by the new law is complete. It Is not thought that the examina tion will be in full swing for six weeks or two months, and on this expectation is based the reckoning that not until August 1 will all the new officers be se lected. This will not .interfere with tha organization of the new regiments çt th*> sending of fresh troops to the Phil ippines to take the place of the return ing volunteers.