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NO. 9 MONTPELIER, IDAHO, FRIDAY, APRIL, 22, 19C4. VOL. X. well repaid for their work had they | succeeded in getting into the vault. | which is an unusual thing, as usual- j ly there is little or no money kept j in the vault over night. | The three suspects were around 1 Safe Blowers at Work. A gang of safe blowers showed up in Montpelier Tuesday night. They tickled the vault of Sidney Stevens Imp. Co., knocking off the combination knob and hinges, but the shots failed to blow open the steel door. However, the office was wrecked and considerable damage was thus done. The burglars gained admittance by the west window of the office. Manager Gardner heard two shots and hurrying over to the office, scared the burglars away before they did any further work. Night Policeman ileggie was on the scene in a few minutes and followed the / suspects to the stock yards, but ow ing to the darkness could not locate the men. A train pulled out about that time and word was sent back from Soda Springs that the train crew had put off three hobos at that place. Mr. Ileggie sent word to the officers there to arrest these suspects and hold them till be could come to that city. Sheriff Olsen came over early Wednesday morning and he and Mr. Ileggie went to Soda and brought the hoboes to this city. The burglars would have been About $500 was in there at the time Montpelier all day Tuesday peddling pencils and the like. 1 he officers kept a close watch ot them, but Tuesday night being dark and j stormy it was hard to keep track of their movements. The officers are confident that they have the guilty parties, in fact one of them admitted as much to Police Tracks found in the man Ileggie. mud close to the scene of the burg lary lit the shoes worn by those under arrest. The suspects are now in jail at Paais awaiting a preliminary hearing. Stewart a Candidate. Those who are on the inside of re publican politics are expecting to see Judge George H. Stewart an nounce his name as a candidate for the nomination as a member of the supreme court to succeed Judge Sullivan. Judge Stewart's name lias frequently mentioned in con nection with the gubernatorial nomination, but to those who have talked with him on tne subject he lias turned a deal ear, saying that the position was not to his liking, if his name went before the eonven THE GENERAL BULLER OF THE ORIENT. 5ft «At/ û r > m Cj. y 551 wl •X h wcurntto* —Chicago Tribuna liklihood of hi» contesting wii li j | Judge 8 „l„van for the nomination. ! | r p 0 a jj t ]jj 8 i a ]k j ie j g a w iH, n g listen- j er and it is believed that ropes are 1 j now being laid to secure the nomina-1 j tion To a Capital News reporter | yesterday the judge said that under j 1 certa i n conditions he.would become It will depend largely tlon would be for a member of t p e 8U j Jreme court Within the last few days there has been more or less talk over the a candidate. U p 0n the position the party takes j Q n the Mormon question. If the ' j judge concludes to enter the i w m a j(] a new complication to the 'publican right and set the poli- 1 ticians to arranging a new slate.— j j , j * race it ! ^ rt ews. ■ Will Begin Work. j who h^s-*4rbe-ku;.ation on the black dej^fsit up the TTenn claims, a Mr. Jones, canvon on the Bren 1 r i ve d in ft a c ; v jj mytpelier this week, Hieer. A lot of machinery the /up of the deposit. Mr. | is been up at the claims most j eek arranging the machinery j this week for use in also co opening Jones Ik of tilt and g itting ready for work on an extens ive scale. The deposit, as has be an before stated, is valuably as a f tiling material lor smeltery, and it is predicted that several c/r loads vwll be shipped daily, the nevAbelt is opened up. The development of this pew in dustry wil^be watched wmh inter est by all ftnh<u^lieri i i*'tb as it prob ably means another big industry for this city. fien 't IWlTt Mo"« X Zo». Kngin.er ' Melier mott was "pulling" No .2 passenger train, going at the rate of »0 to 6Ü miles an hour, when turning a slight curve he saw some small object on the track a hundred or so «yards ahead of him. The swaying of the engine prevented his getting a good lie, however, A Sad Accident. One of thos * heart breaking ac cidents, that occasionally occur on view' ol what it was. ' took it to be a piece ol paper gine 1 thirty feet ot the object. One j imagine the horror of the enginer j when a small head was raised up by , a two-year old boy. Instantly the j pilot struck the tot, crushing its the mangled One foot or In an instant the cn ! some weeds. had come within twenty or can skull and throwing rails. corpse outside the was seven *d by the wheels which below the knee. with\passed over the leg IW quickly as possible the train was '^topped and backed up to where the > | little form lay. About 150 yards j f the west of the right of way j ftands a house, from this the mother what gineer. f the child came out to see had happened. When she formed strong arms had to restrain her from doing herself bodily harm. The child was the son of Mr. and Mrs. S. J. Palmer, who recently moved to that section. After rend was m ering all possible assistance to the family the train came on to this «city. No blame is attached to the en Mr. McDermott stated that he could not have possibly stopped the train, going at t! <• > j <«J he was, had he applied the emergen cy brake when he lirst saw the eh joet on the track. lleuid not, for a instant though, think unseeing a child at that point. The railway company, for some time past, have been bothered by children at various places, getting on the track, and also by their plac ing roi-ks, scrapH of iron and the like on the rails, and their detectives have made frequent trips up and down the line warning tue parents that somebody would yet suffer lor such tilings, if the practice was not stopped. Speaking ot the accident above related, Engineer Fitzpatrick said that one of the most nerve racking experiences an engineer, on a high speed train, has to contend with, is the habit of some people, when a train is approaching, of staying on the track until the engine almost* touches them before stepping off. Lots of persons do this trick "just for fun," little thinking of the men tal anxiety and nervous strain they are subjecting the "eagle'eye.*'in the cab, too. All the while he is approaching, he wonders if the parties know the train is coming, or if they may slip and fall when they do attempt to step out of harm's way, or if they are deaf, ami the like. Another uaU!, ° for hni ™ n " 8e ''' 8 I'*"*' "J* ll L L <>llt 'l H 111 ()l mstame. he platform is frequently crowded with people when a train comes in. The engineer wonders if, hv mis chance, anyone is going to step off onto the track just in front of the engine, or it in the jostle someone will accidently be pushed on to the rails, or if an accident might not happen in many other ways at such a time. Of course the engine is al ways running slow when into a station, but if one unfortunate aN to step or be pushed 0,1 to the track just in Iront of an "iron horse"no human effort could save him from death. Then there is the playing of children about coming were so railroad tracks, 'I'llis latter causes worry to engineers, yardmen and nearly all railway employes. > true, that an accident doesn't often happen, but once in a wlii'e it does, as in the case about related, and then sorrow is brought not only to parents and other relatives amf friends, but to the most innocent of all, the railway men. Sad as it is, the Examiner hopes the accident of last Monday will not be without its fruitful effects, and that parents will assist the rail way employes in preventing such occurrances, by keeping a stricter eye on the children and cautioning them especially about playing around near railway tracks.