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FOREIGNERS WILL GOVERN PEKIN WITH TROOPS. 5645 <??£> TO-DAY'S NEWS TO-DAY 3 11 /AM FUI FIGt1T T0 THE death on ? j WUIVIlIi WYOMING STREET. £ Butte Daily Inter Mountain. VOL. XXI. NO. 36 Showers Tonight BUTTE, MONTANA, WEDNESDAY EVENING, MAY 1. 1901. Cloudy Tomorrow PRICE FIVE CENTS VON WALDERSEE PREPARES A DRAFT OF THE NEW MILITARY GOVERNMENT, WHICH ALLOWS MANY TROOPS TO GO HOME-HOT WEATHER, THE ARMY'S WORST FOE, COMING ON. ________ (By Associated Press. Pekin, Tuesday April 30.—Field Marshal von Waldersee, in the letter which he sent to the ministers today as the reply of the generals to the views of the min isters regarding the military questions discussed by the generals in conference, says the garrison of 6,090 should be left at Tien Tsin and the adjoining district, Great Britain, France, Germany and Japan to contribute 1,400 men each and Italy 400 men. To gart taon Shan Hai Kwan, France, Great Britain. Russia and Germany are to contribute 300 men each and Italy one company until the forts are razed. So long as any erf the forces occupy Chinese territory, these military commanders must exercise the full au thority of a civil administration accord ing to the principles of The Hague meet ing of 1899. The Chinese may remain in office, as in the case of Pao Ting Fu and partly at Tien Tsin. Besides the 6,000 In the Tien Tsin dis trict, warships, which must always be in the Pelho, will preserve communication with the international lleet at Taku. To allow this administration to depend in any respect on the mandarins would be an utter impossibility. Frictions would arise immediately which would lead to difficult conflicts which will be better avoided. The placing of the civil admin istration under the n ilitary has a fur ther great advantage. It would be in convenient to the Chinese government Which would therefore endeavor to get rid 'Of it speedily by the settlement of 1 peace conditions. When the troops at Tien Tsin are re duced to 2,000 by the granting of possibly a quarter of the concessions, then the question of an absolute Chinese adminis tration may be considered. The creation of a chief command is de sirable for purely military reasons, as in cases of disorder or troubles of any kind, military measures would be requir ed. These measures must take place where troubles occur and the authority of the command in chief must also extend to the legation guards at Pekin. Count von Waldersee thinks the minis ters' statement -that there had never been a military administration or a perma nent military organization in Pekin as HANY STRIKES OK MAY DAY Shorter Hours the General Cause, 'Union Recognition and Better Pay Come Next . (By Associated Press. Grand 'Rapids, Mich, May 1.—The Union plumbers in all but nine of the twenty-two shops in Grand Rapids, Went on a strike today to enforce a new wage scale. The employers refused to treat with the unions. New York, May 1.—All the bricklayers and masons of Elizabeth, N. J., to the number of 400 went on strike today. At Yonkers T50 brick layers, plaster ers, stone masons and hod carriers went out. In both instances the demand is for higher wages. Waterbury, Conn., May 1.—Two hun dred carpenters and joiners, about one half the total number employed in Wa terbury, went on a strike today to en force demands recently presented. Columbus, O., May 1.—Nearly 600 car penters refused to go to work today pending the signing of the wage scale of the coming year. The carpenters de mand an increase of 80 cents a day or 13.20 for eight hours. Youngstown, O., May 1—All journey men plumbers of the city went on a strike today. They insist that threading of pipe and similar work now done by apprentices shall be done by the jour neymen. The journeymen plasterers strike for an eight hour day with nine hours pay. BUFFALO MACHINISTS GO OUT Beginning of General Movement for Shorter Day Wthout Decrease of Wages. (By Associated Press.) Buffalo, N. Y., May 1.—Twelve hun dred machinists in this city, and prob ably 300 more in Erie county, outside of Buifalo, struck today to secure a nine hour day, without a decrease of pay. It is understood that the local move ment is the forerunner of a strike that may extend all over the United States, anada and Mexico on May 20, when a general demand for a nine-hour day wilt APACHE KID HANG ED AT LAST Career of Notorious Bandit and Cut Throat Ended by Six Feet of Stout Rope. Hermosillo, Mexico. May 1.—The leader of a band of Yaqui Indians, who was ruptured a short time ago at uesta All* by a detachment of government troops, has been executed at Antejuda by order of General Lorenzo Torres. Prior to his execution he was positively identified as "Apache Ki>î" by Alexan der MacDonald, an American scout in the service of the government troopa. who says he knew the "Kid" well in Arizona. Still The Best The Inter Mountain is the Only Real Live Up-to-date Paper in the State. Turn over and you'll be convinced. troops with banners could not be consid ered as such to be incorrect as his inves tigation showed that a strong garrison of troops was at Pekin with the latest modern arms. Concerning the question of evacuation, opinions were divided. The British, Japanese and German commanders were of the opinion that evacuation could not commence until China had accepted the prescribed conditions and paid the total indebtedness. * The French commander would commence by withdrawing 9,000 in a fortnight and completing the with drawal of the troops in six weeks, leav ing only colonial troops here on account of the climatic conditions. The Italian and Austrian commanders had no in structions, and General Craffee, the American commander, abstained from expressing an opinion. General Wogack tlie Russian commander, was not pres ent at the recent meetings of the gen erals and Russia was not represented. The question of evacuation is most difficult on account of the approaching hot season, which is very Injurious to the health of the troops, and which also will increase the cost of the war in demnity immensely, result in the loss of hundreds of soldiers and probably mean the retention of the troops for the winter. The generals were unani mously of the opinion that the question could speedily be solved if the ministers would treat separately regarding the amount of indemnity and the method of raising it. The second part Of this question must take many months be fore a solution can be found on account of the difficulty of the matter. It is the quest'on if indemnity is decided first and China expresses her willingness and ability to pay, the moment will Ifttve arrived to commence the evacuation, the execution of which will require several months so the reduction will be very gradual. The generals are con vinced that 2,000 men at Pekin, 1,500 at Shan Hat Kwan and 3,000 men on the railroad and altogether 12.500 men with the fleets at Taku and Shanghai will be a, fully sufficient force to compel China to accept the demand for and manner of payment of the indemnity. Count von Waldersee and a party of officers left Pekin this morning to visit the great wall and the Ming tombs. BETRAYED TRUST MEMBER OF PARLIAMENT IN ON A BAD DEAL. ROASTED BY LABOR LEADERS Called an "Ornamental Guinea Pig" and Other Choice Epithets by Burns and Hardie —Ireland Complains of Intolerable Railway Charges—Pro pose State Ownership as a Remedy. (By Associated Press. London, May 1.—In the house of com mons John Burns and J. Kier Hardie, labor leaders, were called to order by the speaker, the former for stigmatiz ing Mr. Macartney, M. P., as an "orna mental guinea pig," because he had ac cepted the directorship of the London and Northwestern By. Co. after having been appointed financial secretary to the admiralty. The incident occurred during a dis cussion of a private bill conferring ad ditional powers on the London and Northwestern company, which meas ure the house rejected 210 to 202. Mr. Macartney voted for the bill and several members severely criticizing him for so doing, Mr. Hardie saying it was time for the house to adopt a higher standard of purity and asserting that there was a strong feeling in the country that the house was becoming more and more cor rupt financially. The speaker warned Mr. Kier Hardie that he must not be disrespectful to the house. Mr. Hardie retorted that the working people regarded the house as an annex of the stock exchange. The motion to disallow the vote of Mr. Ma cartney was defeated 268 to 205. The discussion of the coal tax was crowded out by a long debate upon the Irish railways. John P. Haydon, na tionalist, member for South Roscom mon, moved a resolution declaring that the existing railway rates in Ireland constituted an intolerable grievance, and that measures be adopted to remedy this by amalgamation under state control or by state purchase of the railways. Geo. Wyndhanm, chief sec retary of Ireland, opposed state pur chase as outside the sphere of practical politics. Several Irish members, in cluding T. W. Russell, liberal, spoke in favor of the motion, which was, how ever, rejected. Tilted Englishman Dead. (Ry Associated Press.) London, May 1.—Hon. Armine Wode house, son of the Earl of Kimberley, la dead, aged 41 years. PALMA IS THE FAVORITE Gomez Will Not Try for Cuban Presi dency, Leaving the Field Clear for Friends. (By Associated Press. > New York, May 1.—From a statement made last night by Gen. Domingo Man daz Capote, chairman of the Cuban commission which is now in the city, it is evident that Maximo Gomez will not be a candidate for the presidency of the new Cuban republic. Instead, T. Es trada Palma, who was secretary of the Cuban junta in this city during the war, is the favorite candidate for this office. Thre men who have been mentioned for the presidency, according to Secre tary Capote, are Generals Gomez, Pal ma and Masso, and according to those who are familiar with the Cuban situa tion, the nomination and election of Gen. Palma is practically assured. Masso was a prominent leader in the war against Spain. But Gen. Palma is also said to have the support of the moneyed and industrial class and would prove a more acceptable candidate. STATE DEPARTMENT IS PLEASED WITH HIS COURSE. VENEZUELA SENDS REGRETS Sorry for What Occurred to Mar Our Pleasant Relations—Castro's Gov ernment Still Buying Arms to De fend Itself Against the Rebels— A War With Colombia Is in Pros pect at Any Moment. New York, May 1.—Venezuela wifi be given to understand that the United States has formally approved the course pursued by Minister Frank B. Loomis in his action upon various matters in dispute between the two governments. At the same time she will be told that the United States relies upon her sense of justice in the settlement of these matters. Instructions setting forth the attitude of the administration have been sent by the state department to Mr. Russell, charge d'affairs in Caracas. He will immediately call upon the Venezuelan minister for foreign affairs and apprise him of the fact that the policy of the United States in questions pending is the same as it was before the with drawal of Minister Loomis. Smooth Trings Over. Diplomatic relations are considered ample at this time, especially in view of the action of the Venezuelan govern ment in expressing regret to Mr. Russel for the arrest of Ignacio H. Baiz, con sular agent in Bareelonia. By its ex pression of regret, the Venezuelan gov ernment has shown a desire to remove all irritation from the relations exist ing between it and the United States. Dr. Vincente Mijares, the editor of the Republican, a Venezuelan organ that defended the New York and Bermu dez company, has been arrested at Cara cas by order of President Castro. This I arrest has caused a sensation in Cara-j cas where Dr. Mijares is held in the highest esteem. Shiploads of Arms. The new Venezuelan constitution came into force April 19. At present the republic is tranquil, but the govern ment officials evidently fear trouble, as they continue unremittingly to purchase arms. A German ship which passed here a few day ago on her way to Ven ezuela, had 10,000 Mauser rilies and two million cartridges on board. Gen. Andrade, the former president of Venezuela, is at Curacoa with Gen. Riera. A complication with Columbia is very mueh feared, as President Castro lends all the encouragement fcs can to the Columbian revolutionary CALLAHAN HOPES TO GO FREE ! Sharp Legal Move of the Alleged Kid naper May Give Him His Liberty. (By Associated Press.) Omaha, Neb., May 1.—James Calla han, in Judge Baker's court this morn ing, was permitted to withdraw his plea of not guilty to the charges of grand larceny, robbery and false Imprisonment in the Cudahy kidnaping case and to enter a plea at bar, that, having been acquitted last week on trial for highway robbery of Cudahy, he could not he put in jeopardy again for that affair. When the trial is called, if at all, on these three remaining charges, the plea at bar will be passed upon. The state will probably file charges of perjury committed in last week's trial, the maximum penalty for which is 14 years. General Cowin believes that the plea at bar will effectually stay any trial on the three charges in connection with the abduction to which it is set up. Patrick Oains Another Day. (By Associated Press.) New York, May 1.—Albert T. Patrick was to be arraigned today to plead to the Charge of the murder St William Marsh Rice, but at the request of h : * counsel the arraignment was postponed. TOURING HI STORIC B ATTLE FIELDS PRESIDENTIAL PARTY HAVING A ROYAL RECEPTION ALL THROUGH THE SOUTH-VICKSBURG AND JACKSON» WHERE GREAT ARMIES ONCE CLASHED» VIE IN _ , WELCOME TO THE TOURISTS. the herence Vicksburg, Miss., May 1.—Through the low, rich valley of the Yazoo, the presi dential special sped southward to New Orleans to-day. .Although the president and his party did not r.a.'h the train after the big demonstration at the Mem phis banquet last night until after 1 o'clock, the president was up early this morning. Several times he was on the : tear platform and acknowledged the i cli« era of the crowd at the small st".- ! tions with a wave of his hrnd. Among the members of the cabinet, ! the president's speech last night, with ! its pointed allusions to the principle of subsidies as a means of enlarging trans portation facilities for the expanding of the south of Greater America, with the shining picture he drew of the commer cial possibilities in the Orient under the ''open door'' policy in China, to which tois administration has secured the ad BIG WRECK IN SNOW SHED I Two Trains Piled Up by a Fall of Rock in the Darkness—Many Injuries. (By Associated Press.) Emigrant Gap, Cal., May 1.—In the darkness of the smoke of the snowsherls, a Raymond excursion train ran into the re Jr end of the limited train No. 2 at Yuba Pass, four miles east of here, last night. The private car of D. O. Mills was on the rear of the limited, and was badly damaged. Fireman James Saun ders of The Dalles, Oregon, was instantly killed and several passengers and men of the train crews were slightly injured. Whitelaw Reid, who was a guest of Mr. Mills, received an ugly cut in the face. The limited had struck a rock in the sheds and was delayed until the second section caught up. The baggage car climbed over the rear tender and shot up against the roof of the snowsheJ, knocking down a section of the shed. A BLAZE OF FEMININE BEAUTY Sau' Francisco Club Women Plan the Largest Social Event of Their History for Mrs. McKinley. San Francisco, May 1.—The Women's Clubs of San Francisco have united In arranging for the entertainment of the ladies of the presidential party now en route to this city. They will give a re ception to Mrs. McKinley in the Mark Hopkins Art In«*itute, a garden party at Fort Mason and a banquet at the California. Each of these functions promises to be the most brilliant of its kind ever known on the Pacific coast. Che clubs will also keep open house and the ladies from the east will be lavishly entertained. The Ohio society has received infor mation that Gov. Nash's special train will leave Columbus May 4 and will bring 92 people, including the governor and his staff, with their wives and a large number of invited guests. In ad dition to these will be another special train bearing the Columbus Board of Trade to the number of 200 and still another train from Cincinnati bringing '200 more. The Ohio congressmen will come to gether in special cars, and when all are I here there will be a total of COOvisiting Ohioans. HERRON WI LL BE FIRED OUT Iowa Churchmen Find the Socialistic Pastor a Bad Man for Their Leadership. (By Associated Press.) Des Moines, Iowa, May 1.—The Grln nell Association of Congregational ! ','hurchcs, at a meeting held at Baxter, Town susnenried Dr. Georire 1 Iowa, suspended Dr. George D. Herron from membership and recommended that the Grinnell Congregational church In stitute inquiry into his fitness for min isterial duties. The resolutions adopted make no men tion of Dr. Herron's alleged heresies, re ferring simply to different charges made against him in a court of record, and which "the court deemed sufliciently grave to warrant granting Mrs. Herron a divorce." The resolution preferring charges against Dr. Herron was unanimously ROB A LONE WOMAN OF $8,000 J 1 adopted ' n< > one «Peking in his behalf, Kept Her Money in the House, Fair Oame for Anyone Who Wanted It. (By Associated Press.) Adrian, Mich., May 1.—Two masked nu-n entered the residence of Mrs. Ruth Ayers at Springville, where she live l alone, bound and gagged her and ran sacked the house. They obtained about 18.000 in gold and currency. She was assessed at $40,000, and It Is known that she alwajB kept a large amount of money about the. house. There is no clue to the robbers. herence of the other powers, is regard ed as an exceedingly important utter ance, and one which will instantly re ceive the attention of the country. His reference to the action of the Tennessee legislature which half a century ago claimed that the cotton trade of the Ori ent belonged legitimately to the south, is considered particularly forcible. Vicksburg, with its swarming mem ories of the civil war, was reached at (i:30 o'clock. The train arrived at Jackson at 11 o'clock sharp, 15 minutes ahead of time. Hundreds of people had congregated at the depot and gave a royal welcome to the president and his party to Mississip pi's capital. Governor i.onglno welcom ed the president on behalf of the people and state. Mr. McKinley expressed de light at the cordial reception, and the 15 minutes' stop here was heartily en joyed. M0NTPETTIT_ WIÜ. NOT DIE. Officially Dead-and-buried Man Turns Up—Reads His Own Obituary With Displeasure. (By Associated Press.) Tacoma, May 1.—Mortimer Montpetit has returned to Walla Walla from his former home in Ohio to find that he was buried some time ago, after being fatally burned in a fire. These alleged facts are matters of record in the office of the county auditor, Montpetit disappeared two years ago and some time later a body found in the debris of a fire was identified as his and buried under his name. He has applied to the superior court to have the record of his death stricken from the auditor's books. Waiters Go on Strike. (By Associated Press.) San Francisco, May 1.—The organized cooks and waiters of this city struck to day for shorter hours, more pay, and one day off each week. The restaurant pro prietors have organized and will com bat the demands of the strikers. Res taurants throughout the city are open for business, and the strength of the contest will not develop until evening. INTO THE DITCH A GREAT NORTHERN WRECK AT FORT BENTON. ENGINE TOOK A LONG HEADER Washout in a New Piece of Track— Engineer Wilkinson Crushed Under His Huge Machine—Looked for Trouble, for the Roadbed Was Dan gerous, Owing to Recent Rains. (Special to Inter Mountain.) Great Falls. May 1.—Passenger train No. 24, east-bound on the Great North ern, was wrecked at a point one and one-half miles east of Fort Benton at 6:10 this morning. Engineer Wilkinson was instantly killed by being crushed under his engine, which turned complete ly over in plunging down the embank ment. No other persons were injured. The fireman was thrown 150 feet down the embankment. The cause of the accident was a wash out caused by the heavy storm of last Friday and the warm weather which followed. The train was proceeding very slowly at the time in anticipation that there might lie a had place in the road, which is new and had hut recently been filled In. Wilkinson resided in tills city with his family and war» considered one of the most careful engineers on the road. The west-bound train to-day will lie about one hour late on account of the accident. RE GROUPING OF THE POWERS Germany Losing Her Grip on Italy and Austria—Many Changes of Alliance. St. Petersburg, May 1.—The Novoe Bremya considers the recent visit to St. Petersburg of M. Delcasse, the French minister of foreign affairs, as oppor tune and important because of the alien ations in the new groupings of the powers in prospect. "Auslro-Hungary and Ttaly are no longer imbued with the advantage of the alliance with eGrmnny," says the Novoe Vremyu, "and the positions of Great Britain, the minor European states and the United States of America have lately suffered modification. It is especia'lv noticeable at this moment to demon strate the usefulness of the alliance." Football tor Next Winter. Stanford University. Calif., May 1.— Arrangements have been completed by Manager Fisher of the second Stanford eleven to play a game of football at Salt Lake next fall with a team from the University of Utah. The game will be rlayed about December 16. j PRAY FOR COLD WEATHER For Chicago Ice Combine Will Nearly Double Their Price to Poor Consumers. (By Associated Press. Chicago, May l.—Ice dealers who con trol the business are now considering plans to increase the price from 39 to 10 per cent. The proposed increase, it is as serted, will mean a summer of suffering in the poorest districts of the city. Resi dents at Hull House and the various uni versity settlements insist that if rates which controlled last year are raised, thousands will have to do without ice. The Wisconsin state legislature and the snows of last winter are held to be the factois which may be responsible for heavier tribute being exacted from Chi cago by the companies yhich supply the city's ieee. In the general assembly of the northern state a hill is pending, pro viding a tax of ten cents a ton on ice ex ported from that state. This extra tax, ice dealers frankly assert, must be paid by the consumers if the law makers of the adger state see fit to impose it. The cost of removing the snow in order to get the ice and the scarcity of the labor and the cost of harvesting are held to be other factors for the increase. FRIARS ANXIOUS MONASTIC ORDERS IN THE PHIL* IPPINES STIRRED UP. END OF THE WAR IS IN SIGHT And They Look for Civil Government to Take Up Theàygîtatus- -Grave and Ticklish Question to Be Settled as to Their Rights to Vast Hold« ings in the Islands. (By Associated Press. Washington. May l.--Evidence that the Philippine trouble is rapidly drawing to a close, is evidenced by the fact that Arch» bishop Ireland is in Washington and has had several interviews with Secretary Rot. The distinguished prelate has suc ceeded in keeping himself from the pub lic view in ids present visit to Washing ton, and this circumstance adds strength to the belief at the capital that he has come to confer with the authorities re garding the treatment to be accorded to the millions of church property of which the friars have been disuoSsessed by the insurrectionists. Will Settle it Soon. In the last month JudgeTaft has sent to Secretary Root many confidential com munications on this subject, containing references to the subject which the sec retary is now considering. Archbishop Ireland also is supposed to be prepared to deal finally with the question for the church, and it is therefore thought that he and Secretary Root can soon arrive at a decision satisfactoory to all interests involved. Their decision will probably be communicated at an early date to Judge Taft for Ills guidance. TRUST DENIAL WAS A FAKE For Shipbuilding Combine Is Well Un« der Way, and the Details All Settled. , (By Associated Press.) New York, May 1.—At a meeting held in this city yesterday, an agreement was reached which will bring under one management five of Ute largest ship building establishments in this country. This port is to have a dry-dock larger than any other in the world, which will take in any ship now afloat or under construction. Capital sufficient for the enterprise is already assured. Capital stock amount ing to $5,099,(101) will be issued, and a syndicate has already been formed to underrite the wentire amount. H. E. Huntington, nephew of ihe late C. P. Huntington, it is said, is to be president of the new concern. Irving M. Scott, president of the Union Iron works of Han Francisco, will tie vice president, and will have much to do with the man agement. A MARK OF OUR DISPLEASURE President Castro's Secret Sale of an Island to Germany Was Offen sive to America. , (By Associated Press.) New York. May 1.—A Herald dispatch from Trinidad says: Information has reached here that the j German cruiser Vine; ta recently com ' pleteil surveys of the island of Mar ; gai La. Officers of the ship spent ten i weeks making charts and soundings. I The officers say a fine harbor has been discovered, with every advantage for a coaling station. German merchants in Venezuela will try to buy the harbor and also hundreds of acres near by, ostensibly as a privat a investment, but really to make a Ger man naval coaling station. A secret deal with President ('astro of Venezuela j is report, d. by which, for a sum of I money, he sold the harbor. For this ! reason, it is said. Minister Loomis was , withdrawn.