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Probably showers and warmer tonight; Friday The Bee 5 O'CLOCK. A VOL. II, NO. 11. KALISPELL, MONT., TH*'R8DAY, JUNE 27, 1901. FIVE CENT8. CAPTURED BY A BAD The Idaho Desperado Butte CAPTURED I H Was on His Way to the Robber's Dillon Granger Twigged Sheriff and Arrest Special Dispatch to the Bee: Dillon, Mont., June 27.—Gus Sch rickengost, one of the criminals who escaped from the jail at Butte last Sunday morning, was recaptured here this morning at the point of a gun. Last night a stranger made inquiry at a lodging house for the room of Jim Jaggers. The clerk thought the stranger answered the description of Schrickengost, sent out by Sheriff Furey of Silver Bow county, and he reported his suspicions to the sheriff's office at Dillon. Under Sheriff Phil lips was detailed to investigate. Mean time Schrickengost secured a lodging at the house of D. W. Callahan, who with the deputy kept a close watch on the inmate's room during the night. Early this morning as Scrickengost emerged from the house Deputy Phil lips called upon him to halt, but the criminal paid no attention to the com mand, whereupon the deputy thrust a gun against his body, repeating the command, and Schrickengost made no further resistance. Sheriff Furey was informed of the capture, but was at first skeptical as to the identity of the man, but conversation with Sher iff Padley over the telephone left no doubt that the captured man was ' Schrickengost, and the sheriff left at once for Dillon and is expected to re turn tomorrow with his prisoner. Dave Meiklejohn, deputy United States marshal at Butte, made the re mark the other day that he would not be surprised if Schrickengost, the man wanted in Idaho and who went out of the jail the other day to chase robins, would give the authorities additional trouble. "I'll tell you," he said, "that fellow is one of the smoothest men in the coun try. And you mark my word, he wil^ get away from the officers before they get back to Idaho if great care is not taken. He is a desperately bad man." Sunday morning when the three men walked out of jail after peppering the WIFE AND HOME DESTROYED By Kansas Brigands Who Failed at Blackmailing FARMER WAS WARNED But Paid No Attention to Thaeats Against His Life and Property. Wife is Dead. By Associated Press: Topeka, Kas., June 27.—'Horribly burned and dying in intense agony was the fate of Mrs. W. C. Carlson, wife of a Cowley county farmer, because her husband refused to deposit $5,000 in a place named by unknown black mailers. Carlson, who is wealthy, re ceived two anonymous notes, stating that if $5,000 was not deposited with in a week his house would be burned and he would be killed. No attention was paid to the communications, and Saturday night, while Carlson was ab sent, his home was fired. Mrs. Carl son was found ten feet from the ruins, horribly burned and insensible. * According to the decision of the court of Massaschusets, all women and girls employed in hotels are un der the protection of the eight hour working law, which is to be rigidly enforced. A GRANGER MAN'S UNDOING Who Broke from Bastile DILLON YESTERDAY Retreat in Wyoming. A the Game, Telephoned is Made eyes of the jailer, Deputy Meilkle john was in Whitehall and when h^ returned to the city he said to a friend: "I told you so." Mr. Meiklejohn said that he was :> F the opinion that Schrickengost had made off towards the Hole-intlie-Y\ a'l country. "If he gets in there,'' lie con tinued, "they might as well call it off for they don't capture men who go there and defy the law. That is the hardest place in the country. I have never been in there, but I have heard a lot about the place. They say that when a new man show's up in there they set him afoot at once, and th«n begin to learn all about the stranger. If he is found to be a 'good' fellow and has killed a few men, held up trains and robbed banks and served time in the penitentiaries like any other good square criminal, he is given his liberty and his horses are re stored to him. But if he is not one of the clan it is not defined in the un written rules of the hole as to what disposition of him should be made. It is just barely possible that some men have gone in the interest of law and good order who have never come out. A man could be cut down and dragged off and never heard of again. It is said that thousands of criminals have found shelter and protection in the fa mous, unknown Hole-in-the-Wall." The Hole-in-the-Wall is a success ion of peaks, defiles, crevasses, deep gorges and precipitous cliffs, with no visible inlet or outlet. There are places there where a small body of men could withstand the attack of a large army of armed men. The out laws could pick off the soldiers at will and ease. There is no telling how many outlaws, desperadoes of the worst type, are there, fugitives from justice, waiting the day when nature shall change their personal appear ances to an extent to justify them in once again coming out into the world* as strangers in a land of strangers. ANOTHER MURDER TRIAL NOW ON IN BU1TE Jury is Complete and Evidence is Be ing Submitted. Special Dispatch to the Bee: Butte, June 26.—The jury for the trial of Charles Anderson, Gilbert Gib son and Charles Healey, charged with the murder of Mike Harrington, as in dicated in yesterday's Bee, was com pleted today, and the introduction oi evidence will be begun tomorrow. PERILS Of THE SEA ~~~ THE LUSTIANA WRECK Many Perished But the Crew Were Cool and Brave. By Associated Press: St. Johns, June 27.—The pasengers of Lusitania, had a terrible experience. The first knowledge they had of the disaster was when they were hurled from their berths by the shock. A scene of great excitement followed. Five hundred people were clamoring to escape. While the crew tried to pacify them, and launch the boats, the male passengers trampled women un derfoot and fought the crew with knives. Some cool headed passengers assisted the crew in their efforts to get out the boats. One boat was up set and it is supposed some were drowned. Another boat, having 20 passengers, is supposed to be adrift in the fog. Women and children almost nude, were pulled up the cliffs by the coast people. RACING EVENTS NEAR PARIS The New Century Machines of Paris and Berlin. AN AUTOMOBILE RACE Machines Were Skeleton Pattern and All Records Are Liable to Be Smashed. By Associated Press: Paris, June 27.—From midnight un til early morning a stream of bicycles and automobiles marked the road from Paris to Fort Champigny, the begin ning of the automobile race between Paris and Berlin which started at half past three this morning. The racing cars were mere machines of iron and steel, and no pretense was made for the comfort of drivers or engineers. Thy carried little or nothing except spare tires and cans of petroleum. M. Fournier arrived at Aix La Chap pelle ahead of all competitors. This place was the end of the first day's run of 283 miles. The chief event of the regatta of the 'Varsity Eights, is scheduled for a dis tance of our miles down the river. The start being Gale's Ferry and the fin ish at the draw bridge. In this race Yale has the east course and Harvard the west. 1HIS MERRY WAR IS YET IN THE CRIMSON Some Americans, More Filipinos Daily Bite The Dust. By Associated PresB: Manila, June 27.—Lieutenant Ed ward Downes, First infantry, and one private have been killed in the south ern part of the island of Samar. Cap tain Woodbury, Nineteenth infantry, captured Samson's infantry in the is land of Bohol. Private Kraus was killed and four men wounded. Lieu tenant Mina McNair captured 54 in surgents in the northwestern part of the Province of Taybas, Luzon. BARKER MAY DO FIVE YEARS. By Associated Press: New York, June 27.—Thomas G. Barker, convicted of felony in an as sault upon the Rev. John Keller, has been sentenced to five years imprison ment in the penitentiary. EPISCOPALIANS ON DIVORCE. There is likely to be some fun at the national convocation of the Epis copal church, which is to be held at San Francisco, if the advance reports do not mislead. This trouble is brought about by the report of the joint commission and caucus of the church, which has been engaged in this work since the general convention of 1898. Its report has been published, and that portion of it which relates to marriage and divorce has caused the commotion. It is decree by this report, and it will be by the church if the report is adopted, that marriage of a divorced person, where the ground of divorce occurred after marriage, is strictly prohibited; and a marriage to a de ceased wife's sister is also placed under the ban. No one married against either of these prohibitions will be permitted the right of baptism. In the convocation there is to be a fight against the adoption of this re port, and it is to be made by those who will be most affected by it and by their friends. It is understood that J. Pierpont Morgan is to take the lead in the opposition on account of the Vanderbilts and the Belmonts. In both families divorcees have re married, and if this report is adopted they would, of course, be barred from the churcn. Without at all excusing the divorce incidents in these families, the public generally will hope that their repre sentatives will win against the nar row Bpirit that may aoom a man or woman to lifelong unhappiness simply because they have made a mistake in choosing a wife or husband. There undoubtedly is good reason to bar guilty divorcees from the church, whether they remarry or not, but there can be none for punishment visited upon innocent sufferers.— Great Falls Tribune. Subscribe For the Bee DANK WRECKED IN NEW YORK The Seventh National Forced to Suspend Payment WAS U. S. DEPOSITORY And Had Deposits at Last Statement of Nearly Six Millions of Dollars. By Associated Press: New York, June 27.—The Seventh National bank was closed at 10:45 to day. The following statement was made: "In justice to depositors and stock holders of the Seventh National bank, Wm. Nelson Cromwell, the bank's attorney, has advised the bank to suspend payment." The statement of the bank for the week ending June 22 was as follows: Capital $376,600, net profits $234,400; Loans $4,457,100; spe cie $557,700; legal tender $777,700; de posits $5,712,500. The percentage of reserve 234.10. At the clearing house this morning the Seventh National came in debtor $644,108. The bank was custodian of the funds of the New York postoffice. Assistant Post master Morgan said that the postoffice is amply protected. When the account was opened the bank put up $750,000 in government bonds as security. * It was said this afternoon that the Seventh National had quick assets of about $1,500,000. It is reported that the depositors would not lose any thing. STREET FAIR AT BUTTE WILL BE A HUMMER The Carnival Arch to the Arena is Being Built. Special Dispatch tc the Bee: Butte, June 27.—Actual work is in preparation for the big street fair and carnival was commenced here today. The arch at the grand entrance to the arena to be devoted to the fair hav ing been begun. HIGHWAYMEN OPERATING IN REPUBLIC CAMP Held Up Fashion Saloon and Robbed The Till. By Associated Press: Spokane, Wash., June 27.—A spe cial from Republic to the Chronicle says : "Two masked men entered the Fashion saloon at midnight, covered seven men with guns and terrorizing them took $75 in cash and $250 in jewelry. The robbers escaped. THE CUP CHALLENGER. By Associated Press: Glasgow, June 27.—The Shamrock II, is expected to arrive at New York about August 15th. PROBABLY HUNG JURY. By Associated Press: Eldorado, Kas., June 27.—The Jes sie Morrison jury was still out at 3 o'clock this afternoon. TRAINS DELAYED. On acount of the heavy rains in eastern Montana and western North Dakota, traffic on the Great Northern has been badly delayed by washouts. Last night's No. 3, due here at 10 o'clock, will not reach Kalispell until about 1 o'clock tomorrow afternoon. COLLEGE REGATTA. By Associated Press: New London, Conn., June 27.—The Yale and Harvard crew apparently will have a warm, clear day for the annual regatta. The races do not start until 4 p. m. Early in the day the Yale 'Varsity crew was the favorite at 5 to 4. At Red Top, Harvard's headquarters, Coach Storrow gave final instructions to the crimson's crews, and the 'var sity and freshmen went out for a lim bering up. At Yale's quarters the men spent the morning hours in rest ful quiet. Won by Harvard. New London, June 27.—Harvard wins the four-oared race; time, Har vard 11:46, Yale 12:17. Subaerlbo «br «Dm Daily Baa. MEREDITH THE HUNTER GORNERED CONSIDINE !n a Drug Store at Seattle and Held His Life in Hand HIS SHOTGUN WAS P DDRLY AIMED Only One Shot Taking Effect. The Men Grappled and Con sidine's Brother Mixed in, Dealing the Blows Which Put Meredith Out of the Fight. By Associated Press: Seattle, Wash., June 27.—The coro ner's jury today rendered a verdict that William L. Meredith was mur dered by John Considine .assisted by Tom Considine. The detectives have sworn out warrants charging both Considines with the murder. No event of recent years has creat ed more excitement than the killing of ex-Chief of Police Meredith by John W. Considine, variety theater owner and gambler. For hours after the shooting the streets in the neighbor hood of the drugstore where the trag edy occurred were tilled with thous ands of men, women an children, jolt ing one another for an opportunity to inspect the premises and excitedly dis cussing the bloody affray. Although a short time after the shooting some street talk of lynching was heard, this soon subsided. Meredith had spent the afternoon in walking about the streets armed with a "sawed off" double barreled shotgun loaded with buckshot, in search of his man. In order to avert suspicion he ha wrapped the weapon in a large sheet of butchers' paper and tied it with cord, so that it bore little resem blance to an instrument of death. He found Considine in front of the drug store shaking hands with a friend, Po liceman A. H. Meffor. Thrusting the barrel of the gun over Mefford's shoulder, he discharg ed the weapon full in Considine's face. The paper wrapper prevented him from taking accurate aim, and the charge went wild. Considine ran FOUGHT ALL DAY IN FRONT OF RICHMOND Boers Were Forced to Retire When More British Arrived. By Associated Press: Richmond, June 27.—A large force of Boers, commanded by Milan and Schmidt, attacked Richmond June 25. The fighting lasted from daybreak till dusk, when the Boers retired on the approach of the British reinforce ments. NO LIVES LOST. By Associated Press: Keyser, W. Va., June 27.—Advices from Creek valley, which was inun dated by a cloudburst night before last, indicate that no lives were lost. FLOODS AND HAIL. By Associated Press: Berlin, June 27.—News from Romin ten, Prussia, shows that the whole of Rominenten district has bene devas tated since June 24, by hail storms and cloudbursts. According to the United States treasurer that officer had under his charge on the first day of June, 1901, $1,025,969,539, of which sum $450,000, 000 were in gold coin and bullion. This aggregate of Uncle Sam's strong box lacked only $37,000,000 of being enough to liquidate the total debt of the nation. General Kitchener's "annihilation process" in South Africa goes steadily on.. The deaths expected to be report ed at the end of this month will prob ably reach 500. There is nothing like "starvation and filth" to destroy the human race. Still this is the year 1901 and the first of the twentieth century. Mrs. Annette McCrea has been se lected to beautify, by means of small parks, all the stations along the Rock Island railroad. into the store and Meredith followed, firing the second barrel just as he en tere the door. Then Meredith drop pe the gun, and drawing his heavy re volver, he continue the pursuit. Consi dine found himself cornered on reach ing the rear of the store, and turning grappled with his enemy. Tom Consi dine, the gambler's brother, who had been standing with him in front of the store, had followed Meredith, and he also grapple with him. Mefford also attempted to isarm Mereith. Then Considine and Meredith engag ed in a desperate struggle for the re volver. Tom finally wrenched it from Meredith's grasp and repeatedly beat the latter over the hea with it. Sher iff Cudihee, Police Detective A. G. Lane and several other police officers who had been standing on the other side of the street, rushed into the drugstore and attempted to separate the combatants. The sheriff flung Tom Considine aside and obtained posses sion of the revolver. Lane caught John and held him fast. Meredith, half stunned by the blows he had re ceived, reeled against a showcase. At this juncture John tore himself away from Lane and, drawing his own revolver, fired three shots in quick succession at his antagonist at a dis tance of eight feet. Meredith reeled and fell dead, his body pierce by three bullets. Considine coolly handed his weapon to Sheriff Cudihee and gave himself up. The sheriff and Lane also arrest ed Tom Considine, and both prisoners were hurried away to the county jail. The coroner was summoned and re moved Meredith's body to the morgue. NORTHWESTERN BRONCHS FOR SOUTHERN AFRICA Over Five Thousand Have Been Ship ped During the Year. Special Dispatch to the Bee: Anaconda, June 26.—Eighty-three Montana bred horses were shipped from here today for the use of the English cavalry In South Africa. It is estimated tnat five thousand horses have been shipped from Mortana this year for the same purpose. GERMAN BANK FAILURE. By Associated Press: Leipzig, June 27.—Herr Exnor, di rector of the Leipziger bank, which suspended payment Tuesday has been arrested. The public prosecutor is in vestigating the officers of the bank. BUBONIC PLAGUE VICTIMS. By Associated Press: Madrid, June 27.—'It Is reported that 12 cases of bubonic plague with four deaths have occurred at Oporto, Portu gal. Germany is deeply interested in the migration of herrings. Year after year the shoals have continued to move farther north, and the hydro graphic congress now sitting at Christiania is discussing the best means of bringing them back south. The question is one of highest im portance to German fisheries. St. Petersburg has recently been provided with new cabs. They work on the dual system, one for ladies and one for gentlemen, the authorities hav ing been thoughtful enough to in troduce a new tariff, according to which the ladies are only required to pay half the fare (Remanded of mere men. The custom of attending religious services in evening dress is said to be gaining in popularity among London's smart society.