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SHORT ITEMS OF NEWS FROM OVER THE STATE. ALL What lias Happened in Montana During the Past Few Days HELENA, N ov . 11. —The expeDde of maiDtainlnjr the capitol for the past five months has been lighter than ex pected, but of course greater in com parison with that incurred when the state offices were located in all parts of the city. Since the occupation of the building began in June, $6,901 .89 have been paid for water, light, help, janitor and other household expenses. M issoula , N ov . 11. —Clark Moore, a ranchman living 14 miles out from Drum mood, was yesterday afternoon mistaken for a deer by a fellow hunter in the brush and was shot through the hip« with a 30-30 Winchester bullet. The ball penetrated the left hip and entered the right leg, shattering the bones and indicting wounds that are feared to be fatal. The news reached Missoula tonight, and the information is that gangrene has already set in and the young man's life is despaired of. Miles City , Nov. 11.— Colonel Thomas stated today that the recent order for the reduction of the regular army will reduce the infantry and cavalry companies to sixty-live men. Those who will be discharged will be principally the undesirable men who are serving long court martial sen tences and those who are not physi cally up to the highest standard. Those enlisted men, wiio have only about a year to serve and who do not intend to re -onlist may also be in cluded. Lewistown, Nov. 11.- E. VV. King arrived in the city yesterday from tiie Barnes-King mines in the North Moc casin, with eight bars of bullion, which are worth in the neighborhood of $15,000. This cleanup is the result of an eight days' run at the plant and demonstrates that the improvements made there lately have greatly in creased the output. With the enlarge ment of the plant, considerable more ground is being opened tip and the claims on the north end uf the prop erty will be worked this winter. liUTTE, N'ov. 13,—J aines W. Kelley, late city editor of the Butte Inter Mountain, accused of the murder of Dr. Ilenry A. Cay ley, was arraigned tliiz> morning in Judge McClcrnan's court. A motion to throw out the charge was taken under advisement and will lie reported ou Monday. It is not likely that the ea-e will actual ly come to ti i:il for .some months. It is said that Kelley will plead not guilty. U ei ,M\ illi ;, Nov. 13. —Clarke Moore, who was accidentally shot Sunday by his companion, .las. Cur ev, while hunting, died la->t night at the Mauley Mr. Moore Was taken I ey, the hull both legs Carey, who era/ed with I iKU'.NA, J >. ; 1 as.» home on wore brown leggings am ir a deer and shot by i 'ar _'t, a 30-30, passing througl just below the hips. Mr did the shooting, is alnto.-i grief and remorse. Nov. 13. -Fort llurrisoi will discharge more than 100 men De..' t. Kvery post in Montana will dis charge about the same number. Tin uruiy posts of the I ni ted States \vi! in the. aggregate discharge 2d,000 These will lie physically disables, tho -e serving scnten.as iu guardhouse, till whose service has not been "hon est and faithful," and those near the end of their period of service who do not care to re-enlist. As a conse quence Helena will have more than 100 unemployed within a month. Lewistown, Nov. 10. —People pass ing along the road between this, city and Gilt Fdge yesterday, about fifteen miles from Lewistown. were greeted with an unusual sight in the Unding of Pat McGuire, of this city, sitting be side the road with the dead body of Iiis wife. Mrs. McGuire had fallen from the buggy in which she and lier liusbuud started for Gilt Edge. Death followed the fall in a short time. Missoula, Nov . it; —From the lilackfoot valley comes news of a war between sheep and cattlemen, iu which actual bloodshed was avoided, but a large number of sheep were killed by a party of cattle owners in ambush. It is said that the sheepherders charged the point from which the shots iuto their baud came, putting the attacking party to flight. The sheep are owned by Clias. L. C'owell, of Missoula, and constituted a baud of several thousand head being driven down the valley to be taken iuto the B utte , Nov. 1«.— Jas. Martin, pro prietor of the Owl drug store, died early this morning at his place of business from what appears to be chloral poisoning. From the time he was fouud in a stupor iu the rear room of Iiis store until he died, heroic efforts were made to bring him back to life, but without avail. Mr. Martin had beeu sick for several days, but his condition was not regarded as iu the least serious. B illings , Nov. 17.—A petition be ing circulated here is being freely signed by residents of the county, it is directed to W A. Clark, United'ages States senator from Montana, aud concerns the proposed opening of the THE PRESIDENT 'S STRIKE COMMISSION AT THE EN0. OF A BUSY DAY. Hero nrn the commissioners who «re arbitrating the differences between the anthracite coal miners and the operators. Reginning at the right Is Itishop John L. Spalding, who in the picture looks so much like Senator Ilaiinti. Standin« back of his chair are E. E. Clark, chief of the Order of Railway Conductors, and Edward W. Parker, the mining expert. In the center of the group and seated at the desk is Judge George Gray, chairman of the commission. Reyond him to the left are General John M. Wilson, the military member of the commission, and Thomas II. Watklns, the special representative of the operators. Sitting directly in front of Mr. Watklns at the end of tlie desk opposite to Rishop Spalding is Lahor Commissioner Car roll D. Wright, the seventh member, who also acts as recorder for the com mission. Crow Indian reservation. Senator Clark is requested to amend the bill introduced at the last session of con gress, if such a course should be found necessary to secure its passage. The amendment suggested is one that will provide for the sale of land to settlers at a price not to exceed $2.50 an acre. Forsyth , Nov. 17.— Last night Under Sheriff W. F. Lindes received word to go to Itosehud at once, as several Italians laboring upon the railroad had engaged in a cutting scrape. He returned with F. Cotone, one of the assailants, but seven in the gang were too badly carvad to he moved without injury. Dominick Haroue, one of the principals in the row, escaped, it is dillicult to convict the Italians because they refuse to testily agaiust each other or give any information v.hich is reliable. M il. es C ity, N ov . 17. -Jack Ser ruvs, 1'ierre Wibaux's foreman, who r tin •alt! Mil is in I ex as I purchases of ■s City next s lern in.rang as is ill line s fatter than ■s. (.! ooel cal for *l s in t lie are \ erv im irpo O llL pi iug for sah e conditions h ape, and tli of making brought to writes there, cattle tli e \ have been for a are actually sell a nli and le. Cattle* eiident, and don't ether the\ sell or limber Suit fur a Million. .I;N A, U nil« 1 11 act u d Si ale oil the night I against the I Jitter company, the Ana pany and Mary l\ of the est ale of the These actions wei government to rc .Judge Knowies court today heard demurrers iu live \ the government Uoot Development niida t 'opper coin Daly, as executrix late Marcus Daly. ■ brought by the over $1, 340,7-4.OS alleged to be the value of timber it is claimed that the defendants had un lawfully cut from public lauds in Western Montana. The suits brought by the govern ment cover a period of about eight years from 1800, during which it is alleged by the government that the dcfcuduut cut many millions of feet of timber belonging to the United States. Should the demurrers be overruled, and the eases come to trial, the series of actions will make up one of the notable chapters in the history of the department litigation. The bills of complaint covers in the aggregate, hundreds of typewritten pages and relate to many different tracts of lauds alleged to have been on which tres passes were alleged to have beeu made. An army of witnesses, it is expected, will be called by the cases, should they come to trial. Breaker-. ITustratcU. Butte , Nov. 14.—A daring attempt to break out of the Silver How couu ty jail by Wui. Lennox, a convicted murderer, was frustrated last night. Lennox had sawed a hole 20 inches square through the top of the cell in which he was coutiucd and in a few short hours would have beeu able to gain his liberty. In the bedding of Lenuox's cell was fouud a hatchet and a number of small saws. A further examination showed that the couvicted murderer had all but sawed in two the bars above him and only a few minutes' more work would be necessary for him to crawl out through the hole. Two large pack« of pepper (one of Cayenne and the other black ), and a weapon made iu imitation of a s '.uug shot, but cou structed of poker chips and heavy substances packed in a stocking, are among the articles making a remark able exhibit, which uow has a pigeon hole of its own in the vault in the sheriff's office. Kcport of state Veterinarian. Helena , Nov. 17. —Among the an nual reports which have been com pleted and will be submitted to Gov ernor Toole by the state officers isthat of State Veterinarian M. Ii. Knowies, which makes a favorable showing for that department. Dr. Knowies, in his report, will show that l!05,72"i animals were exam ined during the twelve months, of which 108,728 were sheep. Forty-seven horses with glanders were killed and dissected. Six beeves affected with tuberculosis were a!-o killed. There were 1,503 head of horses quarantine.i. There were 112. ÖU7 head of southern cattle brought into the state with the proper health certificates. There were 10,300 certificates for stock going across the Canadian line and ô,720 to the noitliern territory. The report will also show the grow ing popular!'.) of blackleg vaccine, as it gives the number of doses given out by the veterinarian's office. Be tween January 1 and October 1 there were 30,-J.'» doses distributed free to those who applied for the medicine. Besides these facts the report will also contain much other valuable data. Prospectors .Make tihastly Find. S an B eknauoixo , Cal., Nov. 17. A party of prospectors, headed by Henry Arneil, who is well known all over the desert miuiug district, has arrived here, bringing word of the discovery in southern Nevada of the remains of several people, supposed to have been a party of prospectors. When near what they supposed was Timber mountain, Arueil's party were attracted to a spring by the luxuriant growth of vegetation around it, which could be seen for mile*. When near ing the spring they were startled to tiud first a part of a human skeleton aud a little farther on the remains of several skeletons, showing that quite a party had perished. The cause of their death was soou revealed. No sooner had the mem bers of the party drunk of the water than they were seized with cramps, some of the men suffering intensely. Suspectiug that the water contained a mineral poison, Arneil cautioned his companions not to drink any more aud started for this city, bringing with him a sample of the water- The water was analyzed by a chemist and proved to be heavily charged with arseuic. Mrs. Molineux Wants Divorce. Sioux Falls, s. 1)., Nov. 17.— Something of a (lutter has beeu created among the members of the di vorce colony here by the arrival of Mrs. Uolaud 15. Molineux of New York, who is here to secure a divorce from her husband, who was a few days ago acquitted of murder after two of the most seusatioual aud bit« terly coutested trials iu the criminal auuals of the country. Mrs. Molineux has taken apartments containing three rooms iu the Cataract hotel, and will make her home there duriug the six months that it will be necessary for her to remaiu in order to establish a residence before she eau tile her divorce suit. INDICTED BY GRAND JURY. Seven Persons Will Answer in Federal Court for Various Crimes. H elena , N ov . 15.—P. A. O'Farrell, editor, and A. W. Browse, publisher of the Reveille, Meinze's organ in Butte, who were arrested during the campaign on the coarge of violating the postal laws, were discharged to day by the United States grand jury, which, In making its returns to Judge Hiram Knowies this morning, indicted seven persons for alleged unlawful acts against the government. Of the seven indicted, the names of only five were made public, as the other two have not yet been taken into custody. Of the seven true bills, five were for cattle stealing, one for having coun terfeit money, aud one for attempting to pass false securities ot the United States. Two counts were found against Ag nost Monson, both for the same of« fense, committed on the sair.e day. He is charged with attempting to pass two securities of the amounts of $20 each, both of which had been false. Peter English is charged with hav ing had counterfeit money in his pos* session in Billings on Sept. 14, in the sum of two silver dollars. James Whitecalf is charged with stealing a calf on the Blackfeet reser vation from David G. Browue and Charles E. Duer. The witnesses in this case are Bird Faring, William Jackson, Bearchief, J. H. Monteath, John B. Lea, David G. Browne and Charles E. Duer. Stealing 10 head of cattle on the Crow reservation Aug. 5, 1902, is the charge agaiust C. Willard Coggins, while Asa Force is ehartred with the larceny of 10 head of cattle from the same place. The other two men, whose names are withheld, are also charged with the larceny of cattle. Just before court adjourned United States Attorney Hasch stated to the court that Many Guns was under ar rest and that he desired that he be held until he could communicate with the authorities. Judge Knowies di rected that Guus be held for ten days for the state officers. Many Guns shot at an Indian offi cer, aud as the offense occurred off the reservation, the state courts will have to try him if he is to be tried for the offense. Kid Curry on Trial. KXOX ville, Tenu., Nov. 17. cuffed to two deputy United marshals and surrounded by Harvey Logan, alias Kid Cm Hand States uard •v, the alleged train robber, whose gang held tip and robbed the Great Northern ex press train in Montana of $40,000, was marched from jail to the federal court today, where he appeared for trial be fore Judge C. D. 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