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Tonight and Thursday generally fair. The "•«i Bee. 5 O'CLOCK. A VOL II, NO. 16. KALISPELL, MONT., WEDNESDAY, JULY 3, 1901. FIVE CENT8. LIMITED TO TODD DAYS Crcc Half Breeds Give Their Testimony to Commissioners ORDERED TO LEAVE .n a Given Time the Flathead Réserva tion. Smead and Larivec Both Expelled Them. The examination of the Cree In dians, who have been quarantined north of Ralispell for the past month, after being ordered off the reserva tion was held in the commissioners' room this morning. Chairman Grif fin of the board of county commission ers, assisted by Dr. Macdonald of the county board of health, conducted the examination. The testimony of the witnesses all tended to prove that Arthur Larivee, acting as an agent of the Indian agent in charge of the reservation was the one who ordered them to go. Wm. Lawrence a half breed Cree was the first witness called. He can both read and write and made an in telligent witness. He said that Ar thur Larivee met him about the first day of June and told him that he would have to leave the reservation in four days' time. Larivee said that he had been appointed by the major to order him out. He understood that Smead was the major meant as he goes by that title on the reservation. Lawrence and his wife and his bro ther left the reservation on the 5th of June, arriving in Ralispell on the 7 th. He said that he had been sick, but didn't know what was the matter with him. His brother Joe had been sick for over two weeks and had only been out of bed four days when orer ed to leave. Lawrence had been on the reserva tion for four years, working for differ ent people. Joe Lawrence, brother of the first witness, was then called and testified. He said that Larivee had told him to leave at the same time and place as he id his brother, saying that the agent had given him authority to is sue such orders. He said that he had been sick for over two weeks and was sure he had the smallpox as his face and hands were all broken out and blotches were all over his body. He had been out of bed four days when ordered to leave. At the time Larivee gave him the order he asked him if he had the-small pox and that he answered that he sup posed he had as his face was covered with scabs. Larivee told him that he was apppinted by the agent to order him off. Lawrence claimed that he had been working on the reservation for five years and had never been or dered off before. He substantiated his brother's tes timony as to the time the order was received, the time they left and the time they reached Ralispell. John Marsett was the next witness. He is a halfbreed Chippeway Indian and does not belong to the reserva tion. He had lived on the reservation for four years and had never been or dered off before. He lived in a house owned by De mers about seven miles from Larivee's place. On the morning of the day _ when the order was given the other witnesses, he was passing Larivee's place, when the latter called him in and told him he wanted to see him On entering the house Larivee gave a letter to Dr. Colbert, who was present, and told him to read it to Marsett. The letter was from Major Smead and in it he told Larivee to order all Cree half breeds to leave the reser vation, giving them four days in which to go. No reason was given for the order and he does not know why such order was issued. Marsett did not have the smallpox and no caseB had been in his house. John Marsett, Jr., was then called and testified practically the same as his father. He heard the letter read to his father by Dr. Colbert, but did not know the reason for the order given. He had never been sick and substantiated his father's testimony as to the time and place. Gus Boucher testified that he had lived on the reservation for eleven years, making his home on Spring creek, near Ronan postolfice. The In dian agent ordered him off personally about June 1, giving him four days in which to The agent told him that OARING FOR FIRE VICTIMS Brother of Sam Mix, One of Butte's Unfortunates, ARRANGING FUNERAL Pullman House Was Set Afire by Explosion of Gasoline Lamp. Only Two Were Burned. in Special Dispatch to the Bee: Butte, July 2.—At the coroner's in quest over the remains of Sam Mix and Claus Berg, victims of this morn ing's fire, nothing in addition to the facts telegraphed the Bee last night was developed, except that the fire was certainly caused by the explosion of a gasoline lamp in the saloon of the Pullman House. T. C. Lake, proprie tor of the saloon, and James Jenkins, his assistant, were filling the lamp when the explosion occurred and the fire spread with great rapidity. James R. Ryan, the prize fighter, who jump ed from the third story window isstill at the hospital, but it is not thought his injuries are dangerous. Ed C. Mix of Missoula is here, making arrangements for the burial of his brother, Sam. The loss will not exceed $1,500 on the building, which was insured and $1,500 on furniture owned by Mrs. Rendall and not insured. as he was a Cree halfbreed he had no business there and would have to go. He had the smallpox in March, but was well at the time the order was given. His three brothers and two sisters were sick with the disease at the time he left and he had been living in the same hbuse where they were. In answer to the question as.to whether his clothes had been disinfected be fore leaving he answered that they had not. Peter Mitcnell was ordered off in April and had come to Ralispell. He had been working for D. J. Plume and was on a visit to the Indians that had just arrived when he was quaran tined. At the time he left his child ren were sick with the smallpox in a camp on the reservation of about 20 families, and there were about 20 cases of the disease in the camp. Michel Therriault who was acting as clerk of the examining board will go to the Cree camp this afternoon to take the testimony of one of the In dians who was ordered from the reser vation while sick and who came to Ralispell and was placed in the pest house here. So By of TOBACCO PLAINS TOPICS. Man Killed in a Corral at the Plains. Surveys. Special Correspondence to The Bee: Albert Peck was instantly killed here yesterday. Peck with some oth er men was roping horses in John Campbell's corral, when as he was pulling on the rope he fell. The oth er men carried him from the corral and found that he was dead. Dr. Dempsey was called and found that death was caused by the rupture of a blood vessel connected with the brain. Peck was about twenty-six years of age and single, he has work ed for Ed Murray in the saw mill for a year, and came originally from Otta wa, Canada, where his parents live. Miss Nellie Costage, who has been attending school in Ralispell, has re' turned to spend her vacation with her parents. The survey crew who have been working in the vicinity of Grave creek for some time will leave tomor row for Jennings and will divide into three crews, for the purpose of cross sectioning. M. Schrader was up from Ralispell last week buying up beef cattle. Mr, Schrader says that cattle on the Plains are the finest in the state for beef. Mr. P. J. Cahill of Moyie, B. C., is here looking up a site for a saw mill on the Rootenai river. Tobacco, Mont., June 30, 1901. SALMON PACKERS TRUST. By Associated Press: New York, July 3.—The Journal of Commerce says: "Plans for a com bination of the various salmon pack ing companies have reached a point where a successful completion seems THE FAT JOBS IN a PHILIPPINES Which Arc Parceled Out to Administration Favorites IMPOVERISH PROVINCES So Congressman Hull Reports. Provincial Governments. Hot House Plants Too Weak for Adversities. By Associated PreBs: Manila, July 3.—Congressman Hull, of Iowa, characterized the newly es tablished provincial governments as "hot house plants unable to withstand adversities." He said there would be many difficulties under the dual civil and military government. Hull be lieves the natural richness insures the eventual prosperity of the islands, but is convinced that in the southern provinces poverty and other obstac les will prevent a successful collec tion of land taxes. He believes that the salaries are too high and that the provinces ought to have larger areas and fewer officers. The Unitel States commissioners agree with this but have deferred to the wishes of the in habitants. THE RACING YACHTS ARE STILL ON TRIAL Constitution and Columbia Have a 30 Mile Contest. By Associated Press: Batemans Point, R. I., July 3.—The Constitution and Columbia came out today for another race. This time over a triangular course of thirty miles, ten miles on a side. Before they had been racing fifteen minutes the martingale on the Columbia buckled, and both yachts came up into the wind. At the time ol the accident the Constitution was overhauling the Columbia, although she was 200 yards to the leeward. POLICE COMMISSIONER RESIGNS FROM BOARD a the for is of Record Was Not Good as Concerned City Finances. By Associated Press: Denver, Colo., July 3.—Governor Orman today accepted the resignation of William H. Griffith, as member of the Denver Fire and Police board. Griffith acted as agent for parties who held disputed state warrants on which State Treasurer Chipley recent ly paid out $89,000 and had been se verely criticised. ELKS JUBILEE. Preparing for a Purple Time at Spo kane Street Fair. The Elks of Spokane are preparing for a rich purple time (purple being the chosen color of the order) on the occasion of their street fair and Jubi lee. The event will be held in connec tion with the Interstate Fair, the ar rangement being that the fair will run in the day time and the Elks will con duct their show down town at night. The fair will run from September 10 to 21 inclusive, but the Elk's jubilee will continue three days longer, clos Royal Italian band, the recognized royal marine band of last season, will furnish music for both events, giving nightly concerts in a large tent seating over 5,000 people. In connection with the band concerts, the Elks will have something never before given in this section of the Pacific northwest—a street fair, with midway features. The latter will show the streets of Cairo, with native Egyptians, Syrians, Turks, Arabs, camels and donkeys, sword fighters, gun spinners, wrestlers, ac robats, etc.; oriental dancers and a street of all nations with its interest ing aggregation of performers. Mex ican theater, Algerian theater, Ger man village and kindred things. There will also be a large portion of the grounds set aside for industrial, manufacturing, mercantile and art ex hibits. Spokane Elks are just com pleting a new temple which, when fur nished throughout, will have cost not less than $60.000. The 15-days' jubi lee will be a fitting dedication of the MANY DEATHS FOLLOW HEAT The Cities East of the Rockies Suffer Severely NO RELIEF IS IN SIGHT Hundreds Die in the Great Cities from Prostration.—Nearly One Hundred in Philadelphia. By Associated Press: St. Louis, July 3.—Up to noon there has been 34 deaths and 170 prostra tions as a result of the heated spell. One death was reported today. Boston. July 3.—During the six days of excessive heat in New Eng land nearly 100 deaths have occurred. Two deaths were reported in the city today. Baltimore, July 3.—Lip to 8 o'clock this morning 38 deaths from heat and 80 prostrations had been reported during the present hot spell. Chicago, 111., July 3.—Two deaths from heat were reported today. Since the heat became severe there have been 138 cases of prostration, 27 of which resulted fatally. Philadelphia, July 3.—The total number of deaths from heat since the beginning of the present hot spell is 91 up to tnis hour. 15 deaths and scores of prostrations are reported to day. Louisville, Ry., July 3.—A special from Hopkinsville, Ry., says eight deaths, due to heat, occurred there to day. New York, July 3.—Up to 11 a. m today the number of deaths from heat after 2 a. m. waB 47. There were so many bodies in the morgue today, that it was necessary to send the re mains of sixty persons to the potters field before the expiration of the five days usually allowed for identification or reclamation. Ransas City, July 3.—Yesterday this city was the hottest place in the United States. Leavenworth and Hut chinson reported a temperature of 104 degrees, Fort Scott 103, Arkansas City 96 and Lawrence 96. Pittsburg, Pa., July 3.—At 1 p. m. 13 deaths and 20 prostrations had been reported. of on se the ar run 10 will this The ac a Mex Ger of ex com fur not jubi the GRAFT FOR C0NS1ABLES WAS A STRONG ONE Another Arrest of Officer for Holding Up Gamblers. Special Dispatch to the Bee: Butte, July 2.—Another constable was arrested today for alleged graft iig Thomas Ingrove like Tim Shea, the officer arrested Monday for the »me offense, is uccjml of exacting money from proprietors of heures where poker games are conducted, and it is said he has extorted hun dreds of dollars, in this way within the past few months as a price of po lice "protection." # MORE BUSINESS FOR THE BUTTE CORONER Man Found Dead Just Outside His Home. Heart Failure. Special Dispatch to the Bee: Anaconda, July 2.—Patrick H. Golden was found dead early this morning just outside his door. It was first thought to be suicide, but the coroner's inquest inaicated death came from natural causes. Golden was a married man and had been em ployed at the smelter for the past two years. He leaves a wife and two children. THE OLD RACE BOATS ARE STILL 1HE BEST Shamrock the First Wins the Trial Race. By Associated Press: Rothesay, July 3.—The two Sham rocks started on a racing trial today over a 43 mile course. At the finish of actual racing Shamrock I led by a minute and n half. Subaartb* for ths Dally Be#. n the Preliminary Heats for Grand Challenge Cup YANKEE COLLEGE MEN of is to so re the 104 m. LONDOH CLOB BEAT BY PENN May Win the Grand Event at Henley and Other Famous Races Open to Competition. By Associated Press: Henley, July 3.—The royal regatta was opened today. The regatta begun under favorable weather conditions but the attendance did not equal ex pectations and comparatively few American flags or prominent Ameri cans were visible. In the preliminary heats lor the grand challenge cup, Pennsylvania beat the London rowing club by three lengths. HIS HEAD WAS GONE AND BODY CRUSHED Remains of a Man Picked Up In Bil lings Yard. Special Dispatch to the Bee: Billings, Mont., July 2—This morn ing the body of a man was found in the Northern Pacific yards, his head severed from the body, both arms and feet and face crushed beyond recog nition. He has been identified John Clement, who hau been working on the Cody branch of the Burlington. He probably fell from a train while attempting to steal a ride. DEMAND EOR HORSES RAISED IN MONTANA Is Increasing With Each Shipment. Two Trains From Dillon. Special Dispatch to the Bee: Dillon, Mont., July 2.—Twenty-six carloads of Montana horses were shipped from here today, to Missouri river points. Within the past two weeks four other train loads of hors es have been shipped from this vici nity and buyers are clamoring for more. the po ASSESSORS WAKING UP RAISE CENTRAL PACIFIC His H. this was the em two two Trial today finish a Five Million on Their Usual Assess ment. Harriman Protests. By Associated Press: San Francisco, July 3.—E. Harri man is preparing for a strenuous fight in the courts to set aside a re cent increase of the Central Pacific as scssment in Nevada. The Nevada as sessors added $5,000,000 to the former valuation of the road. APPLIED TO THE C0UR1 FOR BLANKET INJUNCTION To Restrain the Striking Machinists In Cincinnati. By Associated PresB: Cincinnati, O., July 3.—The metal trades association today applied to Judge Thompson of the United States district court for a blanket injunction against the striking machinists. DEAD AMD WOUDED IN A 'FRISCO EIRE Houses in the Italian Quarter Burn With People. By Associated Press: San Francisco, July 3.—An early morning fire in the Italian quarter has destroyed three lodging nouses. One young lady is missing and a woman is dying from woundB received. FIRE AT VA. SUMMER RESORT. By Associated Press: Richmond, Va., July 3.—The Home stead hotel at Virginia Hot Springs was totally destroyed by fire today. All the occupants escaped. GREAT HOTEL INSEATTLE Took Fire Yesterday and Will Probably Be TOTALLY DESTROYED The Rainier-Grand Was the Most Famous Hotel on the West Shore. Built Alter Big Fire. ex in and By Associated Press: Seattle, July 3.—Early this morn ing the Rainer-Grand hotel caught fire and from the appearance of the flames will be a total loss. The Rainer-Grand hotel is a large, four-story brick building, on First ave nue, between Marion and Madison streets, in the center of the business district of Seattle, one olock from the wharves. It is owned by John Noyes of Butte. On either side are other high brick buildings, but in its rear, toward the bay, are a number of wooden and corrugated iron structur es used as warehouses and commis sion store houses. The Rainer-Grand was built in 1889, immediately after the great fire, and was known then and for several years after as the Grand. When the big, quickly-built frame structure, far up on the hill, known as the Rainer, was closed in 1895, D. L. Harbough, the manager, consolidated the busi ness' of that institution with the Grand and called the latter the Rainer Grand, whicn name it still bears. Mr. Harbough had gone to Seattle from Anaconda, where he was the first manager of the Montana hotel. He was succeeded as manager of the Rainer-Grand by H. L. Harrison, now manager of the Helena hotel in Hel ena. two vici for re as as to EIRE Burn early has One RESIGNS AS PAYMASTER AND TAKES NEW JOB Major Prüden Could Not Be Spared by The President. By Associated PresB: Washington, July 3.—Major O. L. Prüden, appointed paymaster in the army, in May, has resigned and been appointed as assistant secretary of the president. This is the office to which the late Adelbert Hay was to have been appointed. POLITICAL REFORM8. By Associated Press: Detroit, July 3.—At the national social and political conference today ex-Congressman John J. Lentz of Ohio, was the first speaker, discussing "Should Political Reforms Precede So cial and Economic Reform?" Mr. Lentz said: "Political reform must precede so cial reform, for at present political parties are not organized as reform forces. With the machines of each party ready to commit any crime to secure preferment and power there is no hope to secure any reform from tuem. We must educate the masses." Mr. Lentz also contended for gov ernment ownership of the telegraph ami telephone lines and municipal ownership of all public utilities. "Are political partes necessary or are they oostacles to progress?" was discussed by Mayor Jones of Toledo. "Can reform be gained through the parties?" was discussed by J. B. How arl of Detroit, business partner of the late ex-Governor Pingree, who was to have read a paper on this subject and others. THE PDTSBURG STRIKERS. ly Associated Prests : Pittsburg, Pa., July 3.—No develop ments today in the strike situation of the steel and steel hoop workers. The number of combines affected has seemingly made no attempt to break the solid front of men at any of the unon plants. Home today. SHEDS AND HORSES DESTROYED. By Associated Press: Boston, July 3.—Fire last nigth de stroyed -the coal sheds, wharves and stables of the Metropolitan Coal com pany. Twenty valuable horses perish ed. Loss is estimated at $200,000. ST. LOU 18 FREIGHT HANDLERS By Associated Press: SL Louis, July 3.—The strike of the freight handlers in East SL Louis has spread and now 1,700 men are out.