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Fort Benton, Montana, Wednesday, November 25, 1903. No. 5. CARIE NATION EJECTED. The Kansas Crusader Appears at Nation al Capitol and Gets Into Trouble. Washington, Nov. 19.— Mrs. Car rie Nation appeared in the principal roie of a sensational scene at the White House today. Her request to see the president being refused she became violent and had to be taken from the executive offices by two po lice officers. As she was being es corted from the building she shouted at the top of her voice, gesticulating violently: "I am goinsr to pray for a prohibi tion president and we will have one— one who will represent the people and not the distillers and the brewers. You may put me out of the building, but if a brewer or liquor dealer were here, he would have been admitted at once." Mrs. Nation went direct to the capi tol after leaving the White house and appeared iu the senate gallery a few minutes before the senate was called to order at noon. She took a seat well to the front in the ladies' pub lic gallery, and announced her inten tion of making a speech to the senate, but when told that she would not be allowed to do so she acquiesced read ily and took her departure. She had been absent from the gal lery about 10 minutes when she reap peared at one of the doors of the ladies' gallery, and raising her right hand above her head, shouted in a loud and clear tone: "Saloons are anarchy! Saloons are treason and conspiracy!" She was preparing to go on, when a doorkeeper caught her and pushed her out of the door. The senate was en gaged at the time in receiving bills, but Mrs. Nation's voice was much more penetrating than the reading clerk's, and it was distinctly heard throughout the senate chamber and even in the corridors. Mrs. Nation was taken from the crpitol to the police court, where she was arraigned on a charge of disor derly conduct. She was found guilty and sentenced to pay a fine of $25. This she promptly paid. Mrs. Na tion acted aa her own attorney. Will Ratify Treaty. Washington, Nov. 19. —It has been decided that the Panama canal treaty shall be ratified at Panama. The com mission which arrived here last night will sail December 1 for that state ar riving there on the 7th. It is expected that between that date and December 10 the treaty will be ratified. From various sources additional in- | formation in regard to the terms and provisions of the treaty have been ob tained. Under it the United States guarantees and agrees to maintain the independence of Panama. It is understood that this clause was in serted in order to set at rest all ques tions as to the recognition of Panama as an independent nation by other governments. Panama grants to the United States the perpetual use and absolute control of a zone of territory 10 miles wide across the isthmus for the canal, with the right to acquire by purchase or by exercise of eminent do main any other lands in Panama wherever situated, which in the judg ment of the United States may be necessary for the construction of the caual. Cuban Reciprocity liill Passed Washington , Nov. 19.—The house! today by a rising vote of 335 to 21 ! passed the bill to make effective Cu ban reciprocity. Dissenting votes were about equally divided between ; republicans and democrats, but there ! were no record votes, the minority having too few votes to order yeas and nays. Democrats under the lead ership of Mr. Williams, sought to the last to secure amendments to the bill in accordance with the action of the democratic caucus, but were defeated stead il v. Will Not Send Troops. Washington , Nov. 19.—President Roosevelt lias received a dispatch from Governor Peabody asking that General Baldwin, commanding the de partment of Colorado, be instructed to supply such troops as may be neces sary to preserve order in the Telluride mining district. After a consultation between the president aud secretary of war, Governor Peabody was advised that it did not appear that the re sources of the state to keep the peace had been exhausted, and there fore the request for troops was denied. For Protection of President Washington , Nov. 1!'.—Represen tative Overstreet of Indiana introduced a bill yesterday embodying the con ference report of the last congress on the bill for the protection of the presi dent. The bill provides the death penalty for killing or causing the death of the president or any person designated by law to act as president, or any ambassador or any minister of a foreign country connected with the United States. For attempts to com mit crimes mentioned, a penalty of ten years imprisonment is provided. Per sons advising or conspiring to commit said crimes shall be held as principal offenders. Aiding or abbetting the offenders under this law are to be tried as principals. A 20-year imprison ment penalty is prescribed persons teaching 1 anarchistic doctrines. Chicago , Nov. 19. —All efforts of the mayor to secure arbitration of the Chicago Strike Will Continue. differences between the Chicago City railway and its striking employes have failed. This announcement was made today following a series of con ferences between Mayor Harrison and his mediation committee of aldermen and committees representing the com pany and the strikers. It was stated that today's meeting developed no common meeting ground for the op posing sides, and that for the present there was no sign of an amicable set tlement. Renewal of hostilities between the city railway company and the em ployes of that corporation began promptly today following the failure of attempts at arbitration. The first development in the warfare was a strike of all the teamsters in the em ploy of the company. The strike of the teamsters was in obedience to the command of the teamsters joint coun cil. It is the intention of the team sters union, if possible, to prevent the delivery of coal and supplies to the railway company and the operations of its repair w agons. Thirty Killed In Wreck. identified, Peoria , 111., Nov. 19.—Thirty-one were killed and at least 15 injured in a head-on collision between a westbound freight and a work train on the Big Four railroad between Mackinak and Tremont this afternoon. Up to the present time the bodies of 26 victime of the wreck have been taken from the mass of debris, which is piled thirty feet high on the tracks, while five yet remain under a huge pile of broken timbers, twisted and distorted iron and steel. On the bank at the side of the track lie the bodies of the victims, cut, bruised and mangled in horrible man ner. So far twelve only have been the remainder being un recognizable even by those who knew them and are aware of the fact that are among the dead. All the dead and most of the injured were members of the work train, the crews on both engines jumping in time to save their lives. Wyoming Governor Threatened. Cheyenne , Wyo., Nov. 19.— Gov ernor Chatterton has received a letter written on stationery of the Albany hotel in Denver, threatening him with death unless he commutes the sentence of Tom Horn, who is to be hanged here tomorrow for the murder of Willie Nickell. The letter declares in substance that if Horn is permitted to hang Governor Chatterton will not be permitted to live 24 hours. The gov ernor does not regard the threat ser iously. Heath Penalty for Train Wreckers Denver, Nov . 19.—Should Charles McKinney, Patrick Mullanev and Thomas Foster be convicted on the charge of attempted train wrecking, on which they have been arrested at Cripple Creek, they will be liable to the death penalty under the Colorado statutes. Adjutant General Sherman Bell says that these men, with others, were shadowed by soldiers in citizens, clothes, who saw them in the act of removing spikes and fishplates from a rail on the Florence iV Cripple Creek railroad, the apparent object being to wreck a train carrying hundreds of miners home from work. May Settle tlie Strike. Chicago , Nov. 2u.— A new step to ward peace in the =tieet railway strike was taken today. Au armistice has been declared by representatives of both sides pending its result. Attor ney Clarence Darrow called upon Col onel E. R. Bliss, general counsel for the company. Mr. Darrow said he was empowered by the men to negoti ate a settlement for them. The com pany agrees not to hire any more men to take the places of the strikers, in return for which concession the union, through Mr. Darrow, agrees to cea-e active strike measures for the present time. TOM HORN EXECUTED. The Friends ol" Wyoming Murderer Failed to Secure Reprieve. Cheyenne, Nov . 20.—Tom Horn, scout, Indian fighter and cattle detec tive, went smiling today to the gal lows, where he expiated the murder of Willie Nickell, aged 14, who was shot and killed on July IS, 1901, at Iron Mountain. With almost his last words, spoken to his intimate friend, Charles Irwin, a spectator at the exe cution, Horn denied that he had con fessed to the murder for which he was to die. He made no speech on the scaffold. Governor Chatterton was arroused before 6 o'clock this morning by friends of Tom Horn, who again sought a reprieve for the condemned cattle detective. The governor listen ed to the arguments of Horn's friends for some time and then said, emphati cally : "There is no use, gentlemen. This execution will take place at the time set by the law. I will not interfere in the case. This is final." No less than a dozen attempts were) made during the afternoon of yester day and last night to have the gov ernor delay the execution for even a few days. He had but one answer for all, and that was that the law must take its course. Utah Murderer Shot. Salt Lake, Nov. 20.— Peter Mor tensen, the slayer of James II. Hay, was shot to death in the southeast passage of the state penitentiary yard this morning. Maintaining his inno cence to the last, he walked to the chair placed against the heavy stone wall of the prison yard without weak ening and bid the guards and deputy sheriffs good-bye with no tremor in his voice. Mortensen was killed in stantly, the four bullets from the rifles of the execution squad, concealed be hind a thick curtain in the door of the blacksmith shop, 12 yards dis tant, piercing the white target pinned over his heart. When Mortensen was convicted he was given a choice of death by shoot ing or hanging. Being a Mormon, he chose the former. In no other state in the Union does a condemned man have this option. The Utah law is due principally to a peculiar phase of the Mormon religion which requires blood atonement. It is the belief that the crime of murder can be expiated only by the shedding of the blood of the murderer. This law was put on the statute books in the early terri torial days by Brigham Young, and it remained after Utah became a state. An Invitation to Cuba. Washington, Nov. 20.— Senator Newlands, author of the resolution annexing Hawaii, today introduced a joint resolution iuvitiug Cuba to be come a state of the United States upon terms of equality with the states of the union. It provides that Porto Rico shall become a county or province of Cuba, that all present officers of Cuba shall retain their positions uutil their terms expire, that $35,000,000 bonds of Cuba shall become the bonds of the state of Cuba with interest reduced to 3 per cent, and 2 per cent to be applied to sinking fund, that the present rural guard of Cuba shall be incorporated into the army of the United States, that the money in the Cuban treasury shall become the money of the state of Cuba. Object to General Wood. Washington, N ov . 20.—The in quiry of the senate committee on mil itary all'airs into the opposition to the confirmation of General Leonard Wood to be major-general in the army was begun yesterday and the hearing so far as it has gone was behind closed doors. Senator Teller said he objected to General Wood because of the injus tice that was being done to the army by his promotion. He took up the question of the promotion of General Wood and went into details to show that he had been pressed forward in "an unprecedented manner." He said that from the time of the beginning of the Cuban war, when General Wood was a surgeon with the rank of cap tain, lie had been lifted over the head of almost 50U other officers, of which half had seen service in the civil war. Kobhers Wrcck ISank. Marshalltown , Iowa, Nov. 20.— Compelled to remain in their homes under threat of being shot, the resi dents of the village of Green Moun tain, ten miles north of here, heard three explosions before daybreak this morning. The explosions wrecked the Green Mountain bank building. Three robbers ran through the streets warn ing the people to keep indoors and shooting wherever a light appeared. The robbers escaped after securing $1,000. May Dissolve Railroad Merger. Philadelphia, Nov . 20.—President J. J. Hill, of the Northern Securities company, was in the city today and spent the greater part of the day in consultation with his attorney, John G. Johnson. In connection with Mr. Hill's visit the Philadelphia Record tomorrow will print the following: "From authority close to Mr. Hill it was learned that, on the advice of counsel, it had been decided to sur render every right granted under the New Jersey corporation law to the Northern Securities company, except ing that of purchasing such securities as the management may see fit to ob tain from an investment view point. "The riirht to vote stock in the Great Northern, Northern Pacific, and Chi cago, Burlington & Quincy railways is to be reuouuced as is also the right of the securities concern to have any voice in the management of those rail roads. The securities company is to declare before the federal supreme court that each of these large rail roads is to be continued under the separate managements and there is to be no community of interests between them." Cuban llill In Senate. washington, Nov. 20.—The demo craitc seuators at a caucus held this afternoon decided to consider the Cuban bill on its merits and confine the discussiou to the bill itself without bringing in collateral questions. This means that no tariff amendments will be offered and that the tariff question will not be discussed. When the senate met today the bill passed by the house yesterday to car ry into effect the Cuban reciprocity treaty was received and laid before the senate. The Cuban bill was refer red to the committee on foreign rela tions. To Protect Forest Reserves. Washington, Nov . 20.—Secretary Hitchcock has transmitted to Speaker Cannon the draft of a bill to control grazing in forest reserves. The bill provides a maximum fine of $1,000 or imprisonment not to exceed one year for pasturing livestock on public lauds included within forest reserves without a permit from the secretary of the interior. llig Fire In Minneapolis. Minneapolis , Nov. 20.—The Leo nard Paulle Show Case company's factory, together with a warehouse and four dwelling houses, were total ly destroyed by fire at an early hour äjiis evening, incurring a total loss of 1100,000. Aside from this loss was damage to the windows of the $5,000, 000 city hall, which was situated di rectly across the street from the con llagr ation. Dowie Wants Two Millions. Chicago, N ov , 20.—John Alexander Dowie, general overseer of the Chris tian Catholic church, has issued a call for $2,000,000. The general over seer says that the need of capital is not due to a depression of the busi ness of the /ion industries, but be cause the demand for Zion products is greater than the producing power of its limited capital. Wyoming Outlaw Arrested. Cheyenne , Wyo.. Nov. 22. — Sheriff Webb and Deputies Greenwood and Haines of Natrona county captured Tom O'Day, the notorious survivor of the Curry gang of outlaws, on the summit of the Big Horn mountains at daybreak today. O'Day had 24 head of stolen horses in a narrow ravine, out his companions had deserted him. The officers started with their capture for Casper, 190 miles east, but cannot reach the settlement before Tuesday evening. The party must cross the Lesite mountains enroute and there! O'Day's friends, who are gathering in j large numbers, will attempt to deliver I their leader. A posse under Jimj Hart left Casper today and a posse in a stage coach have started out to aid j the sheriff and hope to reach the! Lesite mountains before the despera- ' does. I i^hting in the Philippines. Manilla , Nov. 22.—Three hundred Mor os are known to have been killed j aud iiiany others were carried off dead ; or wounded as a result of five days' severe lighting in .lolo between Amer ican troops under General Leonard Wood and insurgents. Major H. L. Scott of the Fourteenth cavalry and five American privates were wounded. General Wood landed near Siet lake in Jolo November 12. The Moros were soon located and fighting began immediately and con tinued until November IT. INFERNAL MACHINE IN MINE. A Diabolical Scheme Causes Death In a Cripple Creek Property. Cripple Creek , Colo., Nov. 21.— Charles McCormack, superintendent, and Melvin S. Beck, a miner, were killed shortly after noon today by an explosion in the Vindicator mine. Officers of the Vindicator Mining com pany assert that the explosion was caused by an infernal machine and 400 militiamen have been placed on guard around the company's proper ties. Superintendent McCormack and Miner Beck were descending into the mine in the cage. They were the only passengers. When it reached the jixth level an explosion occurred, wrecking the cage and shaft and in stantly killing both men. The infernal machine, containing many pounds of dynamite, was placed in the sixth level, which is part of the abandoned workings of the mine, with in a few inches of the shaft. Then a loaded revolver was fixed in the shaft with its muzzle pointing directly to ward the infernal machine. To the trigger of the revolver was attached string, which was thrown across the shaft in such a manner that when the cage came down and encountered the string the revolver would explode, the bullet striking the infernal machine. Pieces of this revolver have been re covered from the bottom of the shaft, but not a vestige of the infernal ma chine can be found. Cripple Creek, Nov. 22.— Sheriff Robertson, after investigating condi tions in the sixth level of the Vindica tor mine, where Superintendent Mc Cormack and Shaft Boss Beck were killed yesterday by an explosion, coincides with the statement of the of ficials of the company that a deliber ate attempt had been made to wreck the shaft with dynamite. The execu tive committee of the Mine Owners' & Operators' association has offered a reward of $5,000 for evidence leading to the arrest and conviction of the perpetrators. Sheriff Appeals for Troops. Salt Lake, Nov . 22.—Sheriff Wil cox, of Carbon county, has appealed to Governor Wells to call out the state troops to protect coal mine dis tricts of his county, which are includ ed in the recent strike order issued by the Mine Workers' Union of America. Sheriff Wilcox says he has already arrested several parties who were dis charging firearms for the purpose of intimidating men who wished to work, and reports are that at Scofield men have been assaulted and threatened with death if they persisted in work ing against the strike agitators. Montana Man Wants a Wife. Chicago, N ov . 21.—A brusque west erner with the characteristics of the plainsman caused a flutter of hearts today among the young women and nearly started a riot iu the fitting de partaient of Rothschild & Co.'s store by the bold announcement that he wanted a wife, aud that any girl the store was eligible. His name Harry Dingle, and he owns a cattle ranch one hundred miles from Billin; Mont. Mr. Dingle set out for the west to Fifty Years the Standard BAKING POWDER the flavor and adds the heaiiSifulness of the food. 4 PFIICtl BAKING powder co., CHICAGO. to night alone, but it is said his novel way of proposing was successful, and that as soon as the rancher has his house in shape to receive a mistress, Miss Stella King of 129 North avenue will journey westward to take charge. On this trip to Chicago Mr. Dingle was accompanied by two friends, John Rowley of Lewistown, Mont., and N. M. McCauley, of Grass Range, Mont. The two friends are married and de sired to see Dingle in the same condi tion. Oregon Legislature Will Meet. Salem , Ore., Nov. 21.—Governor Chamberlain today issued a call to the members of the legislative assem bly of the state of Oregon command ing them to meet at the capitol build ing in this city on Monday, December 21, 1903, for the purpose of convening an extraordinary session of the legis lature to enact laws to provide for a levy of taxes oil assessment rolls for the year 1903. This call was made necessary from the fact that a defect existed in the act passed by the legislative assembly of 1903, providing the manner of assess ment aud the levy and collection of taxes, known as the Phelps law. The Phelps law repealed the old laws, but did not provide for a tax levy for 1903, thus leaving the state and counties without revenue from taxation for an entire year. Charged M it Ii Accepting liribcs. Grand Rapids , Mich., Nov. 12.— W arrants were issued today for seven teen former city officials charging them with accepting a bribe in con nection with the famous German-Cam eron scheme for supplying the city with water from Lake Michigan. All of the warrants are the result of the confession made by former City At« torney Salsbury on his return last week from serving a two years' term in the Detroit house of correction for breaking the federal banking law in connection with the scheme. The amounts the respondents are charged with having received out of the alleged boodle fund range from $200 to $3,333. Utah Convicts arc Rewarded. Salt Lake, Nov . 22.—The state board of pardons has commuted to life imprisonment the sentence of death passed on Nathan F. Haworth for the murder of Thomas Sandell in 1899. Haworth was to have been shot to death December 11. The board also granted pardons to or commuted the sentences of a number of other prison ers who rendered material assistance to the penitentiary guards iu prevent ing a wholesale delivery of prisoners during a recent outbreak. Stepiied AgaliiNt a Hot IStove. A child of Mrs. Geo. T. Benson, when getting his usual Saturday night bath, stepped back against a hot stove which burned him severely. The child was iu great agony and his mother could do nothing to pacify him. Re membering that she had a bottle of Chamberlain's Pain Balm in the house, she thought she would try it. In less than half an hour after applying it the child was quiet and asleep, and in less than two weeks was well. Mrs. Benson is a well known resident of Kellar, Va. Pain Balm is an anti septic liniment and especially valuable for burns, cuts, bruises aud sprains. For sale by D. G. Lockwood, drug gist.