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Tonight and Saturday Fait. VOL. I. NO. 115. The Kalispell Bee. KALISPELL, MONTANA, FRIDAY, MARCH 15, 1901. O'CLOCK \ "n FIVE CENT8. THEY WILL NOW IE GOOD Because Governor Toole Has Signed The NEW GAMBLING LAW Operators on the Green Cloth Must Pre pare to Dig Up.—No Stand-Offs Go. Special Dispatch to the Bee: Helena, March 14.—Governor Toole today signed the substitute for the Tierney gambling bill. The new law makes gambling a misdemeanor in stead of a felony. Only one protest against the bill was received by the governor. CLARK IS IN A BIG COMPANY Montana's Millionaire Senator in a Deal With Spokane Men. W. A. Clark, the multi-millionaire senator from Butte, Mont., and other capitalists of that city have united with C. E. McBroom of the Exchange National bank in this city to form a coal company for Spokane and also an improvement company. ' The arti cles of incorporation for both con cerns were filed with the county audi tor this afternoon. In both the incor porators are the same, being W. A. Clark, O. H. Wethy and Charles W. Clark, all of Butte; Walter Cooper of Bozeman and C. E. McBroom of this city. One corporation, called the Bridger improvement company, is incorporated for $100,000, divided into 100,000 shares, and according to the articles is formed for the purpose of dealing in lands, building factories, mills, ho tels and doing a general merchandise business, and also for making town improvements. The Bridger Coal com pany has a captai of $500,000, with shares of $1 each, and is formed for doing a general coal mining business, with headquarters in Spokane. For both corporations the stock is all sub scribed.—Spokane Chronicle. COUNT CASTELLANE TAKES A CHANCE Will Meet DeRoay Tomorrow and Shoot Two Times. By Associated Press: Paris, March 15.—The seconds of Count Boni Castellaine and M. DeRodays met today and decided that the duel is to take place tomorrow morning. Two shots will be ex changed at 25 paces. NOW WE GET SOME PURE FOOD Also a State Board of Health to Guard Us. Special Dispatch to the Bee: Helena, March 15.—The governor today also approved a bill creating the state board of health and a bill providing for. meat and milk inspec tions in cities of 5,000 people or over. M'KINLEY AT CANTON. By Associated Press: Canton, O., March 15.—The presi dent and Mrs. McKinley and party have reached Canton and the presi dent starts for Indianapolis Saturday. Wheat Quotations. By Associated Press: Chicago, Marçh 15.—May wheat, 7b 5-8. San Francisco, March 15. — Cash wheat, cwt., 98 3-4. METTLER SUCCEEDS LONG. special Dispatch to the Bee: Helena, March 15.—Attorney gener el today appointed F. W. Mettler, of Fort Benton, second assistant. Secretary Gibbony, of the Law and Order Society of Philadelphia, says that there are 1,100 disorderly houses, 2.200 policy shops and 1,100 "speak easies" in that city. A century ago the potato was a new and unpopular article of food |n France. MANSLAUGHTER THE VERDICT L. L. Felker's Plea That He Killed Cunningham TO SAVE HIS SISTER Not Accepted As Sufficient Provocation By a Butte Jury, Who Recom mend Punishment. Butte, March 14.—Lewellyn L. Fel ker has been found guilty of man slaughter, for killing his brother-in law, John V. Cunningham. The jury were out from 3:40 Wednesday af ternoon until 9 o'clock this morning. The verdict left the punishment to be iixed by the court, and judge Clancy announced that he would pass sen tence Friday of next week. HOTEL EIRE IN WASHINGTON CITY Results In Death of One Guest, and , Four Injured, i By Associated Press: Washington, Match 15.—Early to day the electric light wires started a fire in the Merchants hotel, causing à panic among the guests, several of whom jumped from the windows. One person was killed and four severely injured. The dead: L. F. Henry, suffocated; injured, Stephen Collins, proprietor of the hotel; W. B. Ca taching, Kentucky; John Scanlon, W. B. Ketchum, Conn. The damage to the building was small. AMERICAN TROOPS LEAVE CHINA General Chaffee Ordered to Evacuate * the Empire. By Associated Press: Washington, March 15.—An order was sent to General Chaffee today for the evacuation of China by the Ameri can troops, leaving only a legation guard of 150 men. The troops will he removed from China the last of April. RIOT IN ST. PETERSBURG. By Associated Press: St. Petersburg, March 15.—News comes flora Moscow that that city is terribly excited over a riot which be gan March 4, and continued several days. It is reported one student was killed and many severely hurt, in the conflict with the police, who ar if;ted 703 persons. It *s stated the demonstration was against Grand Duke Stergins, governor general of Moscow JOHNSON WON'T SAY. By Associated Press: Philadelphia, March 15.—A report is in circulation that John G. Johnson, a leading member of the Philadelphia bar. has been offered the portfolio of attorney general, in McKinley's cabi net. When asked if he had been of fered the attorney generalship, John son. said: "I refuse to either confirm or deny reports." ROYAL GLOBE TROTTERS. By Associated Press: London, March 15.—The duke and duchess of Cornwall and York started this afternoon on the first stage of their tour of four quarters of the globe. King Edward, Queen Alexan dra and other members of the roya family accompanied the travelers to Portsmouth. THE PROTOCAL SIGNED. By Associated Press: Washington, March 15.—Protocols were signed today by Lord Pauncefote and Secretary Hay extending the time of the ratification of the four British West Indian reciprocity treaties, Jam aica, Bermuda, Guinea and Turks and Caicos islands, one year. At a recent congress of naturalists in Berlin it was resolved to petition the government to supply the funds for a floating biological laboratory on the Rhine. The young people's church societies in Little Rock, Ark., have formed a permanent anti-crime -league, to carry on "a fight against the evil one and his imps." MILITARY PAGEANT FOR HARRISON Indiana National Guard Will Be Out In Full Force TO ATTEND FUNERAL OBSEQUIES President McKinley Is on His Way to Indianapolis.—Death Mask of Harrison to Be Taken By Sculptor John R. Mahoney. By Associated Press: Indianapolis March" 15.—The same atmosphere of quiet that has charac terized the Harrison home since the death of General Harrison prevailed today. Arrangements for the funeral have progressed rapidly "and there are numerous arrivals of relatives and friends. This afternoon John R. Mahoney, the sculptor, took a plaster cast of the features and head of the general. So many flowers have been received at the Harrison home that a single room will not hold half THESE MEASURES BECOME LAWS Approval by the Governor of Some Excellent Legislation. bpecial Dispatch to the Bee: Helena, Mont., March 14.—The fish and game bill known as house bill No. 13, which makes a number of material changes in the present fish and game law, became a law today. Among other bills approved by the governor were senate bill No. 89, re quiring that all bonding propositions submitted to the people he separate ballots, senate hill No. 91, allowing only tax payers to vote upon the prop osition of changing county seats; nouse bill No. 68 amending the law governing the state board of horticul ture; house bill No. 60, empowering school trustees to issue bonds without submitting the proposition to voters; house hill No. 78 establishing the state farmers institute. STEAMER LOST IN LAKE STORM Indiana In Great Distress Off North Point, Wis. By Associated Press: Racine, Wis:, March 15.—The steam er Indiana lost a rudder in a storm off North Point today, and was left to the mercy of the storm. A terrible gale prevails-from the northwest^» The Goodricji liner Atlanta is standing by ready to lend assistance. The In diana carried 25 passengers. Tugs succeeded in getting a line to the distressed steamer at 3:30 p. m., and are now on the way to Milwaukee. QUIT THE PATENT OFFICE. By Associated Press: Washington, March 15.—The com missioner of patents, Charles H. Duell, today tendered to the presi dent his resignation. PERSIMMONS ON THE TREE. When the state board of pardons holds its next meeting, the board will have a problem to solve in deciding whom it will select for the position of clerk, made vacant by the resignation of Miss Rosecrans, who resigned to ac cept the position of stenographer to the governor, created by the last leg islature. There are many applicants for the positoin, which pays $100 per month While a majority of the applicants live in Helena the rest of the state has not overlooked the disposition of the favor. Among thise who are aspiring for the position are: Miss Elsie Reddington, Miss Charlotte De Borde, Miss Easterly, Miss Elsie Flynn and Charles Wilson, all of Helena; Miss Mabel Cleeland, Great Falls; Miss Agnes O'Brien, Anaconda, and J. G. Ramsey, of ipiles City.—Helena Herald. oi them. President McKinley, who win arrive Sunday morning, will he the guest of Governor and Mrs. Dur bin. Arrangements for the military display tomorrow have been com pleted and before daylight, the troops of the Indiana national guard, all Of which have been called out, will begin to arrive. They will es cort the body from the home to the state house, where it will lie in state until Saturday night. Funeral services Sunday will be in charge of the family and will .be unostentatious. MICKY M'CORMACK CARRIES THE BANNER Labor Convention Declares for Him and Municipal Ownership. Special Dispatch to the Bee: Butte, March 14.—Delegates of the Labor party of Butte today met in convention and organized for the pur pose of nominating the ticket around which the labor party will rally in the coming election. Mike McCor mick was nominated for mayor. The platform declares for municipal owner ship of telephones and electric lights, etc. CRIMINAL DOCKET. Alleged Malefactors and the Crimes With Which They are Charged. The following cases will come up for trial at the coming session of the dis trict court which opens March 25: State S )f Montana vs. M. A. White and C. B. White, who are alleged to have sold mortgaged property. State of Montana vs. Thomas De vine, petit larceny. State of Montana vs. James Patton, murder. Patton is the man who kill ed Carrol at Big Fork last fall in a drunken row. Stae of Montana vs. George and John F. Davis, arson. These are the two men who assaulted Officer Hannah and who alter they were placed in the county jail, are alleged to have made an effort to lire <~ie jail. George Da vis was released, auer having served a sentence for assault in the second degree, so that lie could return to Jeffersonville, Ind., where he had been elected justice of the peace, but who was arrested some place in Minneso ta later for burglary. State of Montana vs. Fred L. Pow ell. burglary. He is alleged to have stoled property of the Great Northern from a wrecked dining car last win ter. State of Montana vs. Peyer Booth and William Kaufman, burglary. Al leged to have broken into the store house of Lee Lack. Christmas morn ing and stolen a Chrismas dinner. State of Montana vs. William Hern don and Enoch Row, burglary. Are al leged to have cut a hole in the wall of the Stockholm Concert Hall and robbed the cash drawer. State of Montana vs. Thomas Nich ols, burglary. Allegeu to have stol en chickens from F. H. Greenman. State of Montana vs. F. L. Bick ford and Billy Bacon, charged with furnishing intoxicating liquors to min ors at the Bickford theatre last win ter. Out in California they have a pio neer society composed entirely of wo men who crossed the plains in ox teams prior to 1854. There are 30 names on the charter roll. "When a man has a million," Bays Millionaire Albert Beil of London, "he is in a position to tell any one to go to the devil. The number of libraries endowed by Mr. Carnegie is now 85. 0. J. M'INTIRE COMMISSIONER Again Appointed to the Indian Commission BY THE PRESIDENT And Empowered to Negotiate With the Crows, Flatheads and Other Montana Indians. By Associated Press: Washington, March 15.—Bryan J. Mclntire, of Kalispell, Mont., has been reinstated as a member of the com mission to negotiate with the Crow, Flathead and other Tndlans. Mclntire retired to serve in the Montana legis lature. which recently adjourned. FLATHEAD COUNTY GETS A CHUNK Of the Clark Bribery Money for Her Schools. Special Dispatch to the Bee: Helena, March 15.—The superinten dent of public instruction has appor tioned the thirty thousand dollars of Clark bribery money disposed of by the legislature. Flathead county schools will receive $1,256. Subscribe for the Daily Bee. A HATEFUL CRIME. August Lehman's Young Daughters' Charge Against Him. The county attorney was notified Wednesday that August Lehman, a small rancher, living near Spring Prairie, about 18 miles from town, was suspected of having perpetrated a most foul and abominable crime, that of incest. Yesterday a warrant was sworn out and Deputy Sheriff O'Neil went to the ranch and arrested the man who is now safely lodged in jail. The story of the awful offense is one which appeals to the sympathy of every one and may be briefly told as follows: This man. Lehman, lived on an iso lated ranch with two daughters, aged 13 and 16. Their mother died a year ago, and one of the neighbors, Mrs. J. E. White, took the oldest girl to work for her on her ranch, and it seems had a suspicion at that time that everything was not as it should he between father and the oldes daughter. But she kept the young girl up until a short time ago, when for some reason, perhaps, to care for her younger sister, she returned to her father's house, A few days ago Mrs. White received a note from the girls, who appealed to her as their only known protector to save them from the incestuous em braces of their brutal parent. Be lieving the time for action had arriv ed Mrs. White sent her husband to Kalispell with the pathetic evidence of the little girls, as contained in the letter to Mrs. White and he sought out the county attorney, relating to him all he knew bearing on the case. Mr. Oliver lost no time in taking the nec essary step for the arrest of Leh man. Lehman was brought before Judge McArthur, waived preliminary hear ing and bond was axed at $3,000. Fail ing to produce the same he is in jail to await the action of the district court. Lehman is a German, of between 40 and 45 years of age, spare built light complexion and thin peaked face, a man who looks the villain if he he not one. He is not an old resident in the valley as far as can be learned FAILED TO PUBLISH ARTICLE8. In the case of the Stockholm Beer Hall company vs. J. R. Peloquln and A. Dupriest, which was argued before Judge Sullivan, yesterday morning, the defendants demurred on the ground that it appeared on the com plaint that the plaintiff's were a co partnership doing business under a fictitious name and that the partners naines^ had not been advertised ab re quired by law. Judge Sullivan sus tained the demurrer and the plaintiff gave notice of an appeal. The case is one of a suit for rents alleged to be due on a concert building at Fort Ben ton. Subscribe for the Dally Bee. TONS OF ROCK COVER RAILS Two Hundred Yards of Track Buried BY A LAND SLIDE Near Leola, on the Kootenai River.— Working From Both Ends to Clear the Line. Yesterday afternoon a landslide oc curred on the Great Northern at a point near Leola. The track hug3 the mountain, and is overshadowed by frowning cliffs close along the south hank of the Kootenai river in this vi cinity and several slides have oc curred near here, it being a particu larly hazardous portion of the road The east hound train was tied up for twleive hours, reaching here at 11 o'clock today. Slide rock covered the track for about 200 yards and the removal qf the debris was very speed ily accomplished. Superintendent Kennedy proceeded in all haste to the scene of the disaster, taking the wrecking train and a crew of track men and laborers. Orders were issued for a second work train to hurry on with a crew of Japs, and the little brown men to the number of 127 were snugly aboard, ready for a rough job, when the order was count ermanded, enough help being avail able from the west end. Four years ago a slide occurred near this point, which tied up the road for four days or more, and less than a year ago a locomotive took a header from the embankment, down 200 feet to the Kootenai river, and one or both tne engine crew were killed. A lady who arrived in the city this morning on No. 4, the train which was delayed by the rock slide at Leo la, said that few of the passengers had any idea of the cause of the delay un til they passed over the obstruction. The train was due just 20 minutes be fore the slide occurred. The track was covered for a distance of nearly 200 fee by 40 feet of rock. It was only removed by blasting, which took all night. A temporary track was built over the rocks and the train carefully moved around and over until the safe grade was reached. NO ROSE STREWN PATH. Police protection is well enough in its way, but during the past twenty four hours it would not have been un gracious to have afforded protection for the police. One big burly watch ed his opportunity to catch and throw an officer and he did it too. Another, while being taken to the calaboose, suddenly turned and smote his captor and was knocked down six times be fore he fina\|y yielded; and to cap the climax early this morning a crazy man made an interesting bout for three of the finest while they were taking him to jail. But to the credit of the force be it said in every in stance they put up a game fight and eventually right prevailed. ' Truly the lot of a policeman in Kalispell is not an easy snap. IN8ANITY RAMPANT. At 6 o'clock this morning Police Officer Hannah was called to a saloon at the corner of Second street and and First avenue west, where William Tierney was reported as insane and creating a disturbance of no small proportions. When the officer arrived he found Tierney in a condition which convinc ed him that the fellow should be placed under restraint. He spoke quietly to him and suggested that they take a walk. Tierney made no objec tions to accompany the officer un til he arrived at the jail, and was searched. Then he became violent and it took the combined strength of four men to control him. After a struggle lasting twenty minutes, the fellow was handcuffed and confined in a cell. It is ....ought to be a sim ple case of temporary insanity caused by excessive drink. DEATH FROM TYPHOID. Roy Schaffer, who has been ill with typhoid fever for a short time, died Thursday morning at 11 o'clock. The funeral will occur next Sunday at the Broken cemetery, 8 miles south of this city. He had been in the employ of Leibert and Burns at their mills north of this city, and has many friends.