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WEATHER FORECASTS Tonight Rain or Snow; Friday Probably Fair. The Kalispell Bee. 5 O'CLOCK. ~N - ■ - —-— - — ....... ...... * VOL. 1. NO. 108. KALISPELL, MONTANA, THURSDAY EVENING, MARCH 7, 1901 FIVE CENTS. THE CONTEST IS STILL ON AT HELENA The Joint Session Will Resume Balloting Tonight At Seven O'Clock. A BILL OF I NTEREST" TO FLATHEAD All Streams Capable Of Floating Logs Declared Navigable.— Gambling Made a Misdemeanor.—Federal Office Holders In Evidence. Special Dispatch to the Bee: Helena, March 7.—The forty-fifth ballot for the short terra senatorship was without decisive result, although this is the last day of the session. After taking on»e ballot, me joint ses sion decided to resume balloting at 7 o'clock this afternoon, and in the mean time the fusiomsts will endea vor to arrive at an understanding in a caucus. The fusionists attempted to hold a caucus last night, but ac complished nothing, although one faction, the Macginnis men, remained in session until nearly 2 o'clock this THE KAISER WOUNDED Was Attacked On His Way to the Station. HIS CHEEK CUT OPEN The Assailant Was Deterich Weiland. Prof. Bergman Attended the Em peror—Confined to His Room. Berlin, March 7.—Emperor William reacyhed here this morning. The empress met him at me station. When they reach ed the castle Prof. Bergman visited the emperor. In the attack upon the Emperor by Deiterich Weil and, while the former was driving from Rathskeller to the railway sta tion. The emperor was struck on the cneek just below the right eye. He was not seriously injured. After the surgeon's visit to his majesty, a bul letin was issued as follows: "The wound is in the right cheek, about an inch and a half long. It penetrates to the bone and has the character of a contused wound. There has been much bleeding. The em peror passed a fairly good night." In the lower house of the Prussian diet the president announced that the emperor's wound was not serious but that he would be obliged to keep to his bed for a few days. M'ARTHUR TOO SLEEPY TO TALK Suspected Murderer of Dotson Taken to Anaconda. Special Dispatch to the Bee: Anaconda, March 6.—James McAr thur, the suspected murderer of Oli ver Dotson, at Washington Gulch, was brought to Anaconda last night, for safe keeping. He was shackled to the wrist of Sheriff McMahon, of Powell county. McArthur was cap tured by a posse near Florence last Tuesday night. He refused to talk for publication, pleading that he was sleepy. EIGHT HOURS TOR CITY EMPLOYES Charles Lewis, Would-Be Suicide, Still Alive. Special Dispatch to the Bee: Butte, March 6.—The city council tonight instructed the city attorney to draw up an ordinance making 8 hours a day's work for city employes. Charles Lewis, who attempted sui cide on Monday night by shooting is still alive, with some small chance for recovery. morning. Today the Cooper men went to Frank Following is the vote: Carter 32; Frank 36; Macginnis 18; Conrad 4; Gibson 1 ; Toole 1 ; total 92. Both house and senate transacted good deal of routine business today. Tue house passed about 20 bills on third reading, among them being a bill declaring all streams with suffi cient force to float logs navigable in the eyes of the law. The bill was introduced in the interests of the John O'Brien Lumber company, and par ticularly affects Flathead county. The senate substitute for the Tierney gambling bill was passed in the house THE TOWN OF CHELSEA IS EXCITED Reported Discovery of a Remarkable Cave. Tacoma, March 7.—The town of Chelsea is excited over the reported discovery of an immense cave in the eastern part of Lewis county. Explor ation was made for a distance of five miles. After entering the lower pass age the explorer came to a subter ranean lake, upon the beach of which were found boats, of ancient make, some petrified, others partially so. In smau rooms of the first cavern were found the remains of two hu man beings, both giants in size. Subscribe for the Daily Bee. SHE WAS FOUND IN SEATTLE Lost Livingston Girl Turns Up On the Coast. Special Dispatch to the Bee: Anaconda, March 6.—News comes from Seattle that Ella McGrue, the daughter of Livingston people, who has been lost for twelve years, was located in Seattle. The girl was illeg ally adopted by her grandfather, and afterwards wandered from place to place working as a domestic. The fact that her father was a gambler in duced the grandfather to take the child away. BOERS ATTACKING LITCHENBURG Kitchener Has Sent Re-inforcements —Officers Killed. London March 7.—The following has been received from General Kit chener: Litchenburg is being attack ed by the Delacy forces. The fighting continued all day. The garrison con sists of 200 Yoemanry. 300 Northum berland fusiliers with two guns. Ma jor Fletcher and Lieutenant Hull are reported killed. I am sending rein forcements . CATTLE GROWERS* ASSOCIATION Organization About Completed—Con stitution Adopted. Denver. March 7.—The organiza tion of the American Cattle Growers' association was about completed to day. The constitution adopted per mits men engaged in raising both cattle and sheep to become members, providing cattle raising is their para mount. interest. Wheat Quotations. Chicago, March 7.—May, 75 1-8. San Francisco. March 7.—Wheat, cwt., 95. Subscribe for the Daily Bee. today by a decisive vote. The bill makes gambling a misdemeanor. Both senate and house are holding afternoon sessions, but although much business is being rushed through, ail interest centers in' the senatorship situation. The fusionists will attempt to caucus at 5 o'clock, Senators J. M. Kennedy having an nounced the call. The republicans touay tried to dis solve the session after a joint ballot today, but failed. They hope to elect Carter tonight with tne aid of the fu sionists. Federal office holders from all parts of the state are here help ing the Carter boom along. BLOODHOUNDS IN PURSUIT Will Certainly Be Lynched If Captured. A NEGRO RAVISHER Husband of the Victim is at the Head of a Pursuing. Mob of Two Hundred. St. Louis, March 7.—A special to the Post Dispatch from Corsicana, says: At the head of a mob of 200 citizens Conway Younger is pursuing a negro who assaulted his wife last night. The capture of the fugitive is a matter of only time, for blood nounds took up the trail promptly. Nothing can save the pursued man if captured. HE SURPRISED THE INSURGENTS And Captured Some of Them—Others to Surrender. Manila, March 6.—Lieutenant West with the gunboat LaGuna de Bay, sur prised an insurgents' camp on the island of Talim, on lake Bay, east of Manila, capturing 31 insurgents. Many small detachments from vari ous locations are surrendering. It is reported that negotiations are in progress for the surrender of all in surgents on the island of Cebu. WILL SURRENDER ON CERTAIN CONDITIONS The Boer Leaders Want Amnesty And a New Start. Pretoria, March 5.—It is said in Boer circles that the leaders of the burghers in the field will surrender with a majority of their followers, if assured of amnesty and assistance i nstarting life afresh, and if a free pardon is granted to the rebels. MORAN BROTHERS GET THE NEBRASKA New Battleship to Be Built At Seat tle, Wash. Washington, March 7. — Secretary Long today made distribution by name among the ship builders of the vessels recently contracted for. Of the battleships, Moran Brothers, of Seattle gets the Nebraska. EXCITEMENT CONTINUES The Irish Members Of Par liament STILL BELLIGERENT The Rule Relating To Suspensions To Be Made More Severe. Press Comment. London, March 6.—The excitement occasioned by last night's scenes in the house of commons was still very evident when the house met today. In view of possible disturbance the police force on duty at St. Stephens had been mobilized and reinforced. Dublin, March 6.—Commenting up on last's riight's scene in the house oi commons, the Freeman's Journal, rejoices thgt "Ireland at last posses ses a party that will teach Westmin ster that if the rights of Ireland are to be sacrificed, the character and privileges ,of parliament will accom pany the sacrifice." Tne Irish Times sais, "Despairing of getting sufficient support and maintenance in London /torn their own countrymen, those pretending to represent Ireland meditate a mendicant pilgrimage to tne land of the dollar, and fondly im agine brutality will serve as an ad vertisement." London, March 6.—It is understood Bairour proposes to alter the house of common's rule relating to suspen sions. making the punishment so se vere as to make a repetition of last night's revolt against the authority of the chair unlikely. London. March o.—When Mr. Bal four applied closure on the education al estimates today the Nationalists shouted "Gag!" The speaker twice asaeu them to retire to the lobbies, bin they declined. The speaker then named 16 recalcitrants and call ed upon the sergeant-at-arms to re move them. They resisted that of ficial and policemen were called in. The Irish members continued to re sist and it was only after the 16 had been eanrledi boauy, resisting to the utmost, out of the building that the house was able to proceed with the business. It took six policemen to carry out each of the 16. The great est uproar prevailed during the pro ceedings, the Irish members shout ing "shame!" "South African brutal* ity!" etc. AFTER THE RIO GRANDE WESTERN Will Probably Pass Into the Control of Rockefeller and Others. Denver, March 6.—The News says today: For a week past a party of ex perts from New York has been mak ing a thorough inspection of the sys tem if the plans are carried out the Rio Grande Western will pass into the control of railway magnates head ed by Gould, Rockefeller and Harri man within the next thirty days. NOT YET READY TO MAKE STATEMENT But Kitchener and Botha Have Com municated. London, March 7.—In the house of commons today Balfour said there had been communications between Kitchener and Botha, but the govern ment was not in a position at pres ent to make a statement on the sub ject. YIELDS FIVE DOLLARS TO THE BUCKET Rich Gold Discovery In British Col umbia Recently. Victoria, B. C., March 7.—News was received here today of rich gold discovery on Porcupine creek. Gravel has been found yielding five dollars to the bucket. THE GALLERIES WERE CROWDED Cullom and Cockrell Appointed On Board of Regents. Washington, March 7.—The senate convened today, the galleries were crowded. The vice president, an nounced the appointment of Cullom and Cockrell as members of the board of regents of the Smithsonian Insti tute. At the conclusion of routine easiness Morgan resumld his speeh on the abrogation of the Clayton-Bul wer treaty. Subscribe for the Daily Bee. Senate Bill 87 Finally Gets Through. HIGGINS SIGNED IT NOW DALY COUNTY, While Powell County Takes The Name Of Deer Lodge,—Caucus With out Result. Special Dispatch to the Bee: Helena, March 6.—The house to night passed the bill providing for a cuange in the name of T)eer Lodge county to Daly county, and Powell county to Deer Lodge county. Two democratic caucuses were held tonight. One at the senate chamber included all of the independent dem ocrats and others. All the others In the hall of the uouse took in the Macginnis crowd and others. Each appointed a conference committee, but no agreement was reached. An other attempt will be made to hold a caucus tomorrow morning. President Higgins of the senate signed senate bill No. 87. THE BIG BOOM IS COMPLETED Across Flathead River—Isteresting Holt News Items. Holt, March 6.—W. F. Porter is moving his logging camp from' below Holt to Dubois farm across the Flat head river. He having purchased the place. All timber will be cut, which will convert the lantl into ex cellent farming property. The O'Brien Lumber company have completed stretching their boom across the mouth of the Flathead riv er just below Holt. Logs will be held until they can be towed across the lake to the saw mill. The Big..Fork Electric Power and Light company have completed their telephone line connecting the plant with Kalispell. Geese and ducks are quite plentiful on Flathead lake. The infant child of Mr. and Mrs. Bjork is quite ill with pneumonia. H. F. Conklin has returned from an outing at the head of Swan lake. The stone work on the foundation of the electric power company's plant at Big Fork will be completed this week and carpenters will at onoe commence work. They will push the building to an early completion. The work on the flume has been resumed and should the weatuer continue good it will soon be finished. SPECIAL SESSION WILL ADJOURN SOON The Senate Will Probably Get Through By Saturday. Washington, March 7. — Senators who nave talked with the President express their opinion ..hat the present special session of the senate can be brought to a final conclusion by Sat urday and an adjournment may he reported tomorrow. DEWET IS NOW WITHOUT GUNS Boer Fox Reported Aa Being Hard Presaed. Bloemfontein, March 6.—It is re ported that .Dewet is now without guns and hard pressed. HAMILTON PREPARING TO ADVANCE Boers Occupying Positions at Tioux ville and Elsewhere. .-viiwalnorth, March 5.—The Boers are occupying positions at Tiouxville, Busmankop and elsewhere. President fc>,.eyn is reported to be at Smithfleld. ueneral Hamilton's columns here are preparing to advance. DEWEY GaS HIS PRIZE MONEY Given Warrant for Nearly Ten Thou sand Dollars. Washington, March 7.—The treas ury department today issued a war rant in favor pf Admiral Dewey for $9,570, on account of prize money for the destruction of the Spanish fleet in Manila harbor. A HOT TIME IN HAWAII Legislature Has Many Tur bulent Scenes. LANGUAGE QUESTION Lawyers Express the Opinion that the Proceedings of the Legislature Are Invalid. Honolulu, H. I.. March 7.—The first territorial legislature of Hawaii had its first legal session Feb. 20. Both houses contain a majority of native Hawaiins. The legislature has al ready been the scene of some remark able proceedings, and the end of the session promises to see many radical measures adopted. On the third day of the session, the secretary of the territory, Cooper, was ordered out of the house, and was escorted out by the sergeant-at-arms. Cooper had tak en up a place on the floor of the house with a stenographer to secure a rec ord of the proceedings. Th question of language is another source of trouble. The organic act says all proceedings of the legisla ture shall be conducted in the Eng lish language. Half of the members cannot speak English, and Hawaiian interpreters nave been employed in both houses. ' It is the opinion of lawyers that this will invalidate all the proceedings. The house meets in the throne room of the old palace and the speakers chaîr is the former throne of the Hawaiian monarchs. The steamship Zealandia has arriv ed with 769 Porto Rica immigrants, who are being sent to various planta tions. v The telegraph company has given notice of the opening for business of a wireless system between Honolulu and the Island of Maui. J. O. BENDER HERE. Mr. and Mrs. J. O. Bender have leased the Clark property and will make their home in this city. Mr. Bender is interested in the Kintla lake oil lands and while operations are being carried on, will reside in this city. Extensive developments are expected to be made in the oil district during the coming summer. DAHLBERG, CONTRACTOR, HERE. John Dahlberg, the railroad con struction contractor, who built much of the southern extension of the Great Northern, arrived in the city last night. It is understood that he will be actively engaged in tTO rail road construction work which will be taken up in this county during the coming summer. CASE OF DIPHTHERIA. Word has been received of the death of a child of Mr. and Mrs. Robert McHenry, at Sedan. The child is thougnt to have had diph theria and the county health hoard may decide to have the county physi cian investigate. They will consid er the case today. LOOKING FOR A LOCATION. J. E. McCabe is in the ettylooking for a location for mercantile purpos es. Mr. McCabe will come to this city from Minnesota providing he can secure a suitable business room. He will endeavor to lease a room in one of the many buildings which will he built this spring. KURTZ-ANDERSON. Miss Selma Anderson and Mr. George Kurtz were quietly married yesterday afternoon in the parlor of the Cosmopolitan cafe by Judge Mc Arthur. Mr. and Mrs. tvurtz have a large circle of friends who will be pleased to learn of their happy mar riage . CATTLE DRIVEN THROUGH. John and Willi-m T ang have start ed to drive their herd of cattle which they have been wintering near Egan. They will return to this city after placing the herd on the range below Dayton Creek where they will be kept during the summer. WORK COMMENCED Ground was broken this morning for the building which Mr. Me. Win iger will construct at the south-east corner of First avenue and Second street east. It will be pushed to early completion. A man living in a tenement in Bat the neighborhood that the penny-in the-Blot gas meTfer was a new and resplendent bright red money box. especially designed to accommodate the savings of economical youngsters. On this assumption they cheerfully dropped their copper savings into the slot, and the ingenious deceiver burn ed the gas which cost him nothing. When the collector came and clear ed away the pennies the chagrin of the children was intense. Nebraska has been termed the "Black water state." The explana tion of this poetical nickname is found in tne fact that the water of the principal streams is as dark as that of the rivers flowing from ths bogs of Ireland.