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UFT $92,000 HURRIED COUNTING OF CASH SHOW8 BALANCE FOR NEW GOVT. TO WORK ON. MEXICO CITY, Feb. 26—The depar ture from Mexico of Ernesto Madero, former minister of finance, was follow* ed immediately by a hurried count ing of the cash in the government treasury. The result showed a bal ance of $92,000. This amount how ever, does not represent all immedi ately available resources of the new administration, as there are various deposits in both local and foreign banks which can be drawn on by the government. No official confirmation was received today of the reported death of Emilio Madero, brother of the late ex-presi dent, who was said to have been shot dead near Monterey while attempting to join the rebels at Nuevo Laredo. The representatives of the foreign powers generally, have formally ac cepted the official version of the deaths of Ex-president Francisco Ma dero and Ex-Vice president Jose Sua rez. The situation here has not changed. Reports from numerous districts today indicated that most of the rebel lead ers are inclined to co-operate with the new administration. WANT EXCU8E TO LAY STRONG HANDS ON MEXICO LONDON, Feb. 26.—The London newspapers continue to take a lively interest in he Mexican siution. In an editorial this morning the Standard says: "Perhaps President Taft is right Mexco, but it seems a pity that Felix Diax and his confederates do not com mit some breach of international law which would give a civilized power an excuse to lay strong hands upon them." HUSBAND TAKEN TO JAIL —WIFE DROPS DEAD BILLINGS. MONT., Feb. 26.—Mrs. B. Hegerman dropped dead in the street in Columbus, Montana, today as her husband was being taken to jail on a charge of forgery. Hogore man claims that he formerly was cas hier of a bank in Fargo, N. 1>. EARTHQUAKE IN NEW ZEALAND WELLINGTON, N. Z„ Feb. 26.—An earthquake resulted in great destruc tion of property. It began with a series of minor shocks followed by one loud explosion which sounded like the firing of cannons. The big shock was the worst in the history of this district residences being damaged and crockery and pictures being shaken from the shelves and walls. Falling chimneys resulted in many places. GERMAN AVIATOR KILLED MUELHASEN, GERMANY, Feb. 26. —A German military aviator, Sergeant Helfersnider, was killed and his com panion, Lieut. Linke, seriously injured here today. The aeroplane fell while they were flying around the military aerodome. Helfersnider took one of the turns too sharply and the machine toppled over. SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 26.—Dele gates to the First Pacific CoaBt Play Ground Congress opende yesterday spent the morning today in games and equipment for the recreation grounds. The second general session tonight will debate on recreation for girls. STOCKTON, CAL., Feb. 26.—By an agreement entered into by the high school girls of the senior class, who will graduate in June, none of the members will appear for graduation in gowns costing in excess of $6.00. MRS. PANKHURST IN JAIL . EPSOM, ENGLAND, Feb. 26.—Mrs. Emmeline Pankhurst, the militant suffragette leader, was committed for trial by the police magistrate here to day on the charge of inciting persons to commit malicious damage to pro perty. Her defense was reserved for the trial at the assizes. Mrs. Pank hurst was detained in prison, bail be ing refused because she would not agree to refrain from political activi ties pending trial. The prisoner said "hunger strike." She added: "If I am still alive when the assizes commence, it will be a dying woman who will be tried." A raid on the telephone and railroad telegraph wires was carried out early today by militant suffragettes in several parts of England. Many lines were cut and communication to day was rendered difficult. CASTRO WELCOMED TO CUBA HAVANA, Feb. 26.—General Cipri ano Castro, former dictator of Vene auela, arrived here today on board the ateamer Saratoga from New York and waa greeted enthusiastically by tbe populace. No objection to bia landing was offered. The immigration officers afforded all courtesy. * GOVERNMENT WILL HAVE * TEA PARTY + ♦ - ♦ ♦ NEW YORK, Feb. 26.—A tea ♦ 4» party by the federal govern- ♦ ♦ ment on the Hudson River is ♦ ♦ scheduled for March 3, when ♦ ♦ the customs authorities will ♦ ♦ dump into the river 20,000 pack- ♦ ♦ ages or 100,000 pounds of im- ♦ ♦ ported tea, which did not come ♦ ♦ up to the standard Uncle Sam 4* ♦ has set for that beverage. ♦ TERRIBLE MURDER. TACOMA, Feb. 26.—With the head with the trunk shockingly mutlated, j nearly severed from the trunk and the body of Marie Lesney, a lodging house keeper, was found in her room this morning by Captain Tyler. Tyler gave the alarm to the police and then disappeared. The body was lying on a blood-soaked bed and the walls of the room were spattered with blood that had gushed from the slash in the neck. After killing the women the murder had slashed the abdomen, almast disemboweling her. It is sus pected the crime was committed by a man as yet unidentified who has been Jiving wiht the women for the last three months, posing as her husband. Letters found in the dead women's room show she came from Warsaw, Poland, and that she has a brother who is a petty officer in the Russian army. She was known in Warsaw as Bessie Rudolph. , PETTICOAT CAVALRY AND IN FANTRY TO WELCOME HIKERS _ WASHINGTON, D. C„ Feb. 26 — A small army of "petticoat cavalry" : and feminine infantry will march out to greet the suffragette "hikers" who will leave Baltimore for Washington today on the last lap of their long tramp from New York. The welcom ing "army" will be under the protec tion of a detail of police who will see that tlie small boys along the route are kept from annoying the reception brigade. "Colonel" Geneva ve Wimsatt will be in command of the cavalry, which will lead the column. Te petticoat cavalry will lie followed by the tramp ing club, an organization of girls from a fashionable seminary of the capital, and a force of between 200 and 300 suffragettes under the command of Mrs. Lawrence Lewis, Jr. of Phila delphia. There a'so will be several leading suffragettes in automobiles. STANDARD OIL VICE PRESIDENT DIES PALM BEACH. FLA., Feb. 26.— James A. Moffat, vice president of the Standard Oil Company of New Jersey, died this morning after a brief Illness He began life as a clerk in the Stand ard Oil offices and rose thru various posts to the vice presidency of the company. He leaves a widow, two sons and a daughter. The family has been spending the winter here. REGULAR ARMY HOLDS POWER AT JAUREZ EL PASO. TEX.. Feb. 26—With the disarming of the former Madero vol unteers yesterday the regular army holds power at Jaurez. Colonel Man uel Lands, the regular army officer who commanded the irregular troops today was made military mayor of the border town and a recent city election cancelled. The Mexican Central Rail way has been cut again near Jiminez. Traffic is open, however, from Jaurez to Chihuahua. TO FRAME LAWS TO REMEDY N. Y. POLICE SYSTEM NEW YORK, Feb. 26.—The mayor of New York, a former mayor and a host of his high officials out of office will help a committee of state legis lators frame legislation to remedy the j police system in New York. Hearings begin today before the committee will continue the members feel themselves to diagnose the police graft scandals and prescribe laws to cure them. May or Gaynor, former mayor Geo. B. Me Clellan and the former District Attorn ey Wm. T. Jerome are expected to give their views tomorrow. WORST STORM IN THIRTY YEARS SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 26.—Hurri cane weather prevails today off the Golden Gate, a condition almost un precedent at bis season of the year. The wind reached a velocity of 70 miles an hour off Point Reyes at 9 o'clock driving huge seas before it. The steamship Lurline from Honolulu labored thru the gale this morning with rails smashed, ventilators carried away and lifeboats tumbled about on her decks. Captain Weedon of the Lurline characterised the storm as the worst be had encountered in thirty years of seafaring. Tbe wind at times travelled 100 miles an hour he said, and his 30 passengers were in a state bordering on panic for hours. Damage to the cargo was heavy. , PRESIDENT WIL SON'S CABINET PARTIALLY MADE KNOWN—W. J.'* BRYAN WILL BE SECRETARY ! OF STATE. WASHINGTON, D. C., Feb. 26.—[♦ The personnel of President Wilson's cabinet as partially made known last night by information reaching con gressional quarters, stood today prac tically unchanged, namely: Secretary of State, William J. Bry an of Nebraska. Secretary of the Treasury, William G. McAdoo of New York. Secretary of the Navy, Josephus Daniels of North Carolina. Postmaster General, Albert Sidney 1 Burleson of Texas. ] Some published reports, including i the name of Chancellor E. R. Walker. of New Jersey as attorney general, | were not confirmed. The information i on which the four portfolios are defin- j itèly designated was of a positive character, but it did not include the name of Chancellor Walker. *$.# + 1 . + * + + + + #$ + + + + + ' + SPARKS FROM THE WIRE + * .p *.}..}• 4. Italian special makes favorable re port on condition of J. P. Morgan. j Washington hears Wilscn has posi tively decided on Bryan, Me Ado, Burle son and Daniels as members of his cabinet. Ernesto Madero forme rminister of finance says monetary affairs in Mcxi-' , , , , . I eo are extremely bad and predicts a financial revolution. I United States Steel estimates un filled tonnage for current month will . . , , . . show a shrinkage but no more than it! January. BIG HORSE SALE Taylor's Livery Barn ROUNDUP, MONT. Saturday MARCH SALE BEGINS AT 1:30 P. M. 8HARP 75 HEAD OF HORSES Mares, Geldings, Work and Few Saddle Horses 75 THESE HORSES WILL BE SOLD AT PUBLIC AUCTION to HIGHEST BIDDER. TERMS CASH HALPIN & SNELLING, Owners COL. SAM YOUNG, Auctioneer :: :: GEO. SMITH, Clerk î £♦♦♦♦♦♦♦**♦+♦♦♦♦♦♦ * $ STAGE 8ET FOR NEW MEX CAfi/ REVOLT. J.'* ! + j# EAGLE PASS, TEX., Feb. —The Btage is completely set along the border opposite this section of Texas for a new Mexican revolt, that of Gov ernor V. Carranza of the state of Coahulla. He has officially Proclaimed the Huerta govem nent "spurlos." Many Mexicans are fleeing to the American side for pro tection. WASHINGTON, D. C., Feb. 26 1 Tie bill to create a department of ] ktior with a cabinet officer at Its head i than an hour. The measure has pass ec the house. The filibuster carried | ot against the bill last night by sena i fo's Guggenheim and Gronna was not j resumed today. Jne amendment would put the new bireau under the labor department, Tie immigration and naturalization woild be separated Into two bureaus ' an» tlie present bureau of labor would beknownasthebureauoflaborsta listes. The division of information of he Posent department also would j ' r '° ^ ,c now department. E° ll|1 '} u ij people for introducing here I the simple buckthorn bark and gly cerene nixture, knowno as Adler-i-ka. I This staple German remedy first be canie fmious by curing appendicitis Ç™, J? ee « discovered f that A SINGLE DOSE relieves sour stom ac j- j Ras on the stomach and constipa tion INSTANTLY. BLAIR'S DRUG STORE DESERVES PRAISE E. H. Blair deserves praise from 1 ! ! ! • j : , ; j I j t * ♦ POLITICS AND POLITICIANS ♦ *♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦* War with Mexico would cost the ' government about $1,000,000 à day. Democratic leaders in Congress are at odds over the attempt to keep the 1 appropriations of the present session W, Ä*cSS,"Ä' , ÄÄe n „! regulation of diversion of water from again this session, having been aban doned by the house committee on ThtVie of Kansas has ended its fight against the Gas Trust, with vie- ' tory. The Kansas Natural Gas Com-! pany and tw 0 of its subsidiaries, which supply gas to many cities are declared to have forfeited their corporate ex istence, having been proved an "il- ; legal trust." 1 VfvwJ army and three sons of a Mexican mine owner are at Augusta, Ga., study 1 ing aviation, it is understood for the benefit of their government, at the school of a private company which is ! using part of the United States army's camp. 1 ! Representative Moon of Tennessee ( .has introduced a resolution into the ; house which provides for the appoint-' ! mnet of a competent indexer as an ! • employe of the house, whose duty it j shall be to prepare a topical index of ' the entire "Congressional Record," be., ginning with the current Congress, and gradually carrying the work beck until the entire ' Record" s Indexed, As the preamble of the resolution I points out, the difficulties which now ; beset those who undertake to consult hack volumes of "The Record" are numerous, a fact due in part to the inadequacy of all the indices and in part to the fact that the official in-; dexer lias been changed so frequently that there has .never been any con : tinuity of system. j When President-elect Wilson starts j for Washington next week he will be , the guest on a special train of the ; student body cf Princetrn University. j He will arrive in AVash ngton late in : I the afternoon Monday and attend u KÄÄ'ÄÄ S «£ District of Columbia, to vh ch Prince j ton graduates generally have been in vited. Governor Wilsoc, how eve wi'l not make a speech. He believe that his first utterat.ee should be h' lnaugural addre83 on March 4 * __ w . _ rnucBuna TEÄA8 «övehnör ea PLAIN8 BORDER SITUATIO TEX -„Tf °t apparent hostilities at Matamor and Brownsville is but temporary, believe," declared Governor Colqui of TexaB today - " To one not und * standing the situation thoroly the tion of this office might be misco 8trued . For th e last few days tel . , .. . .____ grams and letters have been receiv by me requesting protection and a not only from people in the vicinity Brownsville and Matamoras. but , _ ... a ' on S the border. Every posslbl means of securing protection fro federal troops was resorted to to n aVai1 ' The reque8ts for aid contln " to Pour into headquarters here and was necessary to do something protect the people of that section, the . . interestB .. The eove p p a a e e ts. ine gove or sa ^d he felt that the officials Washington did not fully realize th situation along the border. Gener „ „ . .. , . E ' Z ' Stever ' ln command of the fede al troops at San Antonio, it was unde stood, suggested to Washington advisability of border guards, but . ceu eü 110 repIy ' - INDICTMENTS AGAINST DALLAS, TEX., Leo. 25. On orde j from the department at Washingf OIL CO.'S DROPPE j communications brought here for vi ]ation of the antl . trust , aw by of * T __ ^he Standard Oil Co. from New Yo : the Standard Oil Co. of New Jers and Magnolia Petroleum Co. of Te* »•- ■»»» Th. mi ments were dropped both against t' companies and the officials.