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Tonight and Thursday Fair. The Kalispell Bee. 5 O'CLOCK. VOL. I. NO. 113. KALISPELL, MONTANA, WEDNESDAY, MARCH 13, 1901. FIVE CENT8. EX-PRESIDENT HARRISON MAY NOT SURVIVE At Two O f Clock His Condition Was Very Bad. IT IS IMPOSSIBLE TO RROOSE HIM Hope Was Entertained This Morning That He Would Survive, But It Is Vanishing.—Gives No Sign That He Recognizes His Friends. Indianapolis, March 13.—A few min utes before 2 o'clock this afternoon a report came from the Harrison home that the general had sunk into semi comatose condition from which it is impossible to arouse him. Indianapolis, March 13.—Last night was a long and anxious vigil to the watchers at the bedside of General Harrison, and to thousands of friends and admirers of the ex-president all over the country. Bulletins issued by Dr. Jameson throughout the night told but little of the hard, anxious fight that was being made against death. The oxygen treatment by which it was hoped to ease the patient's breathing to such an extent that the affected portion of the lungs might be relieved of INHUMAN TREATMENT OF TWO 'BOES By Brutal Sheepherders Nea» Collins, Excuse Wanting. Special Dispatch to the Bee: Great Falls, March 12.—Two tramps stole r no clothing from u eoune of sheep l en near Collins a few days ago. The owners of the clothing iol lowed them on a hand car on the Great Falls & Canada and over took them. The tramp.; were ..ives' ed of every stitch of clothing they had on and were left stark nakeu on the lie 'ie. They begged to be taken to jp 11 or any other place, but their ap peals were unheeded. LIEE SENTENCE WAS THE VERDICT Jacob Wertin Guilty of the Murder of His Son. Special Dispatch to the Bee: Great Falls, March 13.—The jury in the case of Jacob Wertin, tried for the murder of his son, in Little Chicago, last Christmas evening, at 9 o'clock to night brought in a verdict of murder In the second degree, fixing a penalty of life sentence. The jury was out 34 hours, and stpod six for second de gree and six for first until the last bal lot. They took nq stock in the insanity defense set up. J. J. SAID HE SAW THE KNIFE RAISED By Cunningham to Kill His Wife, Swears Felker. Special Dispatch to the Bee: Butte, March 12.—In the Felker mur der trial today defendant testified in his own behalf. He said he saw Cun ningham raise a knife over his wife's body. Felker claimed it was his in tention to only wound, not to kill Cunningham. KNOWLES'S DECISION STANDS. Appelate Court Decides Against Heinze in a Mine Receivership Contest. Special Dispatch to the Bee: Buue, March 12.—\v ^ was receiv eu here today that the circuit court of appeals has decided against Heinze in the Snohomish and Tramway re ceivership matter. Appeal was taken from the appointment of Receiver Har ris by Judge Knowles. COURTNEY EULOGIZED. Special Dispatch to the Bee: Butte, March 12.—At a meeting of the business men's association tonight eulogies jyere pronounced upon the late Senator Courteney by prominent citizens. Resolutions on the same subject were also adopted. of the strain that deepened the in flammation, was administered regu larly. General Harrison gave no signs during the night that he recognized those about him, or that he was suf fering greatly. This morning when the people of the city learned that the general had lived through the night tnere were general expressions of re lief and gratification based on the im pression that the day would bring to him recuperated energies and possi ble promise of life. Indianapolis, Mar. 13, 15.10 p. m. General Harrison is dead. KNIGHTS AND LADIES 0E JERUSALEM J. J. Van Aien Is Happy With a Ôritish Decoration. London, March id.—'The Gazette to day announces the appointment of Mme's George Cornwallis, West and Jennie Blow, as ladies of Grace of the Order of St. John, of Jerusalem, and J. J. Vanalen, as honoray knight of gijace in consideration with their work of fitting out the American hospital ship Maine and field hospital for south Africa. DEFEATED ANOTHER IRISH LAND BILL House of Commons Acts Adversely On An Irish Measure. London. March 13.—The house of commons today defeated the second reading of the congested districts— Ireland—bill, one of the main features of which was the appointment of a board with power to bring about the compulsory purchase of land. REVOLVERS, KNIVES AND OTHER ARMS Figure In Disorders In a Spanish Town. Madrid, March 13.—Disorders have occurred at the town of La Rembla, Cordova province. A mob is parading the streets carrying revolvers, knives and other arms.. Subscribe for the Daily Bee. CLOSE MINNIE HEALY MINE. Special Dispatch to the Bee: Butte, March 12.—There is a possi bility that as a result of the recent de cision of the supreme court, the Min nie Healy mine may be closed down. In that event 250 miners will be thrown out of employmnt. MIKE M'CORMICK MAYOR. Special Dispatch to the Bee: Butte, March 12.—In the labor party primaries tonight the McCormick ele ment were successful in every ward. McCormick will have no difficulty in securing the nomination for mayor. MONEY TO BURN. Special Dispatch to the Bee: Helena, March 12.—The governor today signed twenty-four appropria tion bills. HIS TITLE CLEAR. Special Dispatch to the Bee: Helena, March 12.—The governor and secretary of state today Bigned the certificate of election of Paris Gibson. THE TERMS OF PERCE British Cabinet Considers The Question CONCERNING BOERS Instructions on a Broad Basis Have Been Fornulated For Kitchener's Guidance. London, March 13.—It is understood that the British cabinet at a meeting today considered 'the negotiations pro ceeding between Generals Botha and Kitchener and formulated instruc tions for Kitchener which defined on broad lines the terms on which a peace settlement might be effected. JACK MURPHY NO. I AGAIN IN UMBO It Creates a Rumpus on the Street and Resists Arrest. Jack Murphy No. 1, as he has been docketed at the county jail since last fall, and who was turned loose only two days ago, became obstreperous again this afternoon, just across from the Daily Bee office. The combined ef forts of Chief Johnson and Policeman Eckwright were required to subdue the man from Dublin, who took very unkindly to the "come-along." At the jail, after being searched, and as he was being forced behind the bars, Murphy made a vicious attack upon Chief Johnson, who escaped serious in jury only by a hair. Murphy turned the jail corridor into Bedlam for a half hour, hut threats of the cold wa ter douche finally quieted him. He will be given his hearing as soon as he sobers up and will get what he de serves if Chief Johnson appears against him. Subscribe for the Daily Bee. TITTY HOURS FROM ST. PAUL TO THE COAST Chief Stevens Viewing the Great Northern to That End. In the recent interview with Chief Engineer Stevens, of the Great North ern, at Spokane, Mr. Stevens stated his purpose of making a rigid inspec tion of the western end of the road for the main purpose of decreasing the running time for passenger trains to 50 hours from St. Paul to the Sound it is the intention of the company to spend at least $5,000,000 this year in improving the road bed. The main line will be widened and reballasted and new ties will be laid throughout. Already on the line from Kalispell to Havre, two work trains are distribut ing ties and the new wood is stacked all along the route. In ihis reconstruc tion the regiment of Japs now arriv ing are to be employed and millions of ties have been taken from the timber for this purpose. LONDON PAPERS ARE ALARMED Friction In China Over Railroad Land Between England and Russia. London, March 13.—The afternoon papers express some alarm over the friction which has arisen at Tien Tsin between the British and the Russians over a piece of land alleged to have belonged to the railroad company. They think the incident proves that the harmony of the nations is liable at any time to be disturbed. Wheat Quotations. Chicago, March 13.—Wheat, 75 5-8. San Francisco, March 13.—Wheat, cwt., 95c. FOUND LOT OF FORGED PAPER. Receiver Appointed for Wrecked Mich gan Bank. St Joseph, Mich. March 13.—Joseph W. Sheldon of Washington has been appointed receiver of the suspended First National bank, of Niles City. Twenty thousand dollars of forged pa per against Lee Wilkinson, a promi nent resident of this city has been found. BOUGHT BY UNIONPACIFIC Rival Road Will Have a Voice In Managing THE BURLINGTON Union Pacific Men To Be Elected To The Burlington Board Of Directors. New York, March 13.—The Mail and Express today prints the following: It was learned today that several large blocks of C., B. & Q. stock, which have been talked about during the last three or four weeks, were taken for the Union Pacific, and this will be fol lowed by the election of several Union Pacific men to the board of directors of the Burlington company. M*KINLEY WILL COME THIS WAY Expects to Pass Through Washington On His Way Home. Washington, March 13.—Senators Foster and Representatives Cushman and Jones of Washington, called upon the president here today and urged him to visit their state upon the occa sion of his trip to the Pacific coast. The president informed them that it was his intention to go north from San Francisco and he hoped to pass through Washington on his way home. PHILIPPINE VOLUNTEER, SENTENCED TO DEATH For Desertion, Has His Sentence Commuted by the President. Washington, March 13.—Private George Couples, Company D. 19th in fantry, was tried by court martial at Cebu, P. I., found guilty of desertion, and sentenced to he shot. The pres ident has commuted the sentence to dishonorable discharge and confine ment at hard labor for several years. GOOD POSITION OPEN. Civil Service Examination for Appli cants to Be Held Next Month. Acivil service examination will be held in Helena, April 2, by the local commission to examine applicants for the position of inspector of general merchandise in the quartermaster's department. The position tpays $1,400 annually and the successful applicant will be stationed at Chicago, where he will be obliged to inspect merchandise that conies through the quartermaster's de partment. Technical training such as ability to thoroughly examine and note de eiences quantity, quality workmanship generally.—Helena Herald JURY SAYS NOT GUILTY. Woman Accused of a Criminal Oper ation Is Acquitted. Spokane, Wash., March 13.—Mrs. Bertha Wardrum, a midwife, charged with manslaughter, in causing the death of Miss Clara Wagner, by an un lawful operation, was acquitted by th£ jury this afternoon. BOER8 AMONG THE BRAHMINS. What Will These Fellows Hatch the Spring Time. Calcutta,, March 12.—The British government is preparing for the possi ble arrival of 5,000 Boer prisoners, who will be located in batches of 1,000 CURTIS—CR08SLEY. Miss Clara Belle Crossley and Mr. Harry Curtis were quietly married at the West. Hotel last evening by Rev. Fisher in the presence of a few friends. Both Mr. and Mrs. Curtis have many friends in this city who will be pleased to learn of their happy w'edding. EXTEND8 IT8 EXISTENCE. The Smith Valley Lumber company, of this county filed a certificate of the extension of corporation existence 10 years, with the secretary of the state ANNUAL 8TOCK MEETING. The annual meeting of the Montana Stock Growers' association, at Miles City has been called for April 16. THIS NIGRER TOOK COAL OIL ROUTE Corsicana, Texas, Falls In Line With Funeral Pyre For Rape Fiend TRIED, CONVICTED, CONFESSED Troops From Dallas Hastened the Fate of the Ravisher. Chained to a Railroad Iron He Was Saturated With Coal Oil. St. Louis, March 13.—A special to the Post-Dispatch from Corsicana. Texas, says: John Henderson, the ne gro who outraged Mrs. Maud Young, and who Beveral days after made a complete confession was burned at tha stake this afternoon by a mob in the presence of 5,000 persons. Last night olficers in charge of the negro started take him to Fort Worth, for safety. At Taska the officers were overpower ed and the negro taken from them. Henderson was then brought here. When tried he was proved guilty and confessed. Citizens made a strong appeal to the multitude to let the law intervene. TEACHERS WANTED. Uncle Sam Wants Them For the Phil ippines—Good Pay. A letter has been received by W. W. Welch, Btate superintendent of public instruction, from Fred Atkinson, sup erintendent of education for the Phil ippine vs:^nd, stating that 100 teach ers are wanted for services in those islands, says the Great Falls Tribune. They will receive $1,200 a year. Mr. Atkinson says teachers who apply for these positions must be recommended either by state superintendents of public instruction, college graduates or hold the diploma of a state normal school, and in addition have one year's experience as a teacher. State Superintendent Welch states that any one wishing to enter Uncle Sam's service in the Philippines should address the author of this letter. Subscribe for the Dally Bee. OVERCOME BY GAS. Great Northern Has Serious Trouble In Tunnel. Tacoma, Wash., March 9.—A ser ions difficulty confronts the Great Northern railroad in connection with operating trains through Cascade tun nel. The tunnel is 13,500 feet in length, and its depth into the moun tains is so great that it is intensely hot within it at all times. There is a strong current of air from west to east at all times, and thiB causes smoke and gases to be carried along with the trains, with the result that it ever comes the engineers' and trainmen. Fully a score of engineers have been taken from their engines in an uncon scious condition, and in the case of double-headers the second engine gets so heated it cannot be touched with the bare hand. INGRAHAM APPOINTED. Regardless of the Senate's Action Takes Oath of Office. The many friends of Albert Ingra ham and especially the members of Company H, First Montana volunteers, are highly elated over the action of Governor Toole, who after the ad journment of the legislature, which refused to confirm his appointment of Mr. Ingraham, again appointed him a member of the board of managers of the Soldiers' Home. Yesterday af ternoon Mr. Ingraham took the oath office and filed his official bond. WARRANT8 ALM08T READY. County Clerk and Recorder Will Pay County Claims Tomorrow. The county clerk and recorder wi'l have ready for issue tomorrow war rants for claims allowed against the county by the commissioners at their last meeting. Those who have claims against the county will be paid to the amount of $16.000. which amount represents the operating ex penses for the quarter ending Febru ary 28. but after It was decided to burn him. news was received of rangers and troops enroute for Dallas and ( hurried preparations were made to anticipate interferance. A steel rail was driv en into the ground in the corner of the court house lot and boxes and wood piled around It. and saturated with oil. Oil was dashed over his cloth ing, and dozens lighted matches and touched the inflammable material. Just before the pile was fired Col Way Young, husband of the murder ed woman, jumped at Henderson and slashed him across the face with a knife. Henderson gave no indica tion of suffering until ten minutes be fore he was dead. RESTS WITH THE PEOPLE. Helena Record: Some of the papers of -the state as sert that the effect ot the new law reducing the penalty for gambling to a fine from $100 to $500 will be to practically legalize gambling, and the prediction is urft.r: that it will not ho long before gambling will be practi cally wide open in the large cities. How this could be accomplished it is said, would be by an understanding with the officers for the payment of a regular weekly or monthly fine. The real situation seems to be that gambling will he a matter of local op tion. If a city or community desire that gambling should be allowed in that city or community it will be "vir tually licensed" under the present law. or any other. If the citizens are de cided that gambling shall not be per mitted in their city or village, it will not be. If citizens are interested in the enforcement of the law and in putting a stop to gambling they will see to it that the officers perform their duty, and if the latter fail to do their duty and enforce the law, see that oth ers are elected who will. In a commun ity where gambling is not wanted it can be easily prohibited. Every citi zen has the inalienable right to sweat out a warrant for the arrest of per sons violating the law, and if one ar rest and punishment is not sufficient to stop gambling in that community, then arrests can be made as often as the law is violated, be it twice a day. In cities or communities where gambling is not objected to or desired arrests and fines will not be frequent nor burdensome, and would virtually amount to a license. Therefore the question whether gambling be perm't ted or virtually licensed in any com munity depends altogether upon the people of that community. Subscribe for the Daily Bee. GENERAL STATE NEWS. The eight-hour law goes Into effect by law on May 3. For the next year, in the neighbor ing county of Teton, the Chronicle, of Choteau, will do the official printing at living rates. Agent Monteath, of the Blackfeet reservation, yesterday telegraphed the sheriff of Great Falls, that Deputy Sheriff Joslin, whose prolonged ab sence had caused some uneasiness, had appeared at the agency. He had ben lost in the mountains in a blizzard and did not get Charles Smith, horse thief, whom he was after. Harry Lund, who has been repre senting Northern Montana stockmen at the various shipping points for the past year, was reported as having vis ited Choteau last week. The local paper says Harry overlooked giving the sheriffs office a list of the marks and brands on those seven carloads of cattle shipped last fall from Shelby Junction to Sioux City, and about which has been more or leas contro versy.