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A :ftGe 7%4'4 THE SANDERS COUNTY LE 'GER VOL. 1. NO. 10. THOMPSON, MONTANA, FRIDAY, APRIL 28, 1905, PRICE FIVE CENTS (\JEFFERSON IS DEA VETERAN ACTOR WHO HAS DE- LIGHTED THOUSANDS PAYS THE DEBT OF NATURE. E nd Came Peacefully After Days of Hopes and Fears—Was One of the Foremost Men the Amerlean Stage ; Ever Produced. fared an attack of indigron. Since his return to his home ,ondition grew steadily worse with alight rallies until the end The body of Mr. Jefferson will be taken to Buzzards Bay on a special train, leaving here tomOrrow evening, accompanied by all the Members of the family who are here. , It will reach New York Wednesday morning and the family hope to reseh Buzzards Bay the evening of that dist. It was on April 1 that Mr Jefferson went to Hobe sound to meet Mr. Cie , e- land and other Meads at the home of his son, Charles B. Jrerson. The par- ty spent about a w k there and dur- ing that time there /were frequent fish- ing expeditions. D ring that time Mr. Jefferson appeared ctive. but as he had ( \been/ resting at hi home at Palm Beach and had aniost recovered his strength from te sickness which pulled him down last spring, he was over confident 4d over exerted him- self. It was atf a supper there one e v night that he Ite something it is thought which rought on the attack of indigestion. When Mr. Jefferson became ill he returned to hia home at Palm Beach feet from the ocean. which Is only He could wateth the sea throughout his illness. Drf Potter the family -idly linden, lived hree miles from the \Reefs\ and went occasionally to the bedside of his patient, feeling that Mr. Jefferson mtht survive. But when the first crit cal period occurred he West Paini Beach, Fla., April 23.— Joseph Jefftson died at 6:15 o'clock tonight afte being unconscious all day. At his edslde when he died were his wife and two of his sons, Charles B., and Frak Jefferson, Mrs. Nellie Symons, his nurse, Miss Mabel Bing- ham, Dr. R B. Potter and his faithful old servant, Carl Kettler. The re- mains will leave Palm Beach Monday Bight on a special train for Buzzards Bay, Mass., accompanied keL all the members of the family who are here. Local actors will furnish a casket for the deceased. The end was not a surprise to his family. Ever since his last sinking spell, which came after a rally on Thursday morning, which was fol- lowed by a rally Friday, the family had been waiting for the end. Mr. Jeffer- son's condition Saturday grew steadily worse and the family who had retired were summoned from their beds and Dr. Potter was called. The patient continued to grow worse all through the day and the brief bulletins from the bedside contained no words of en.- couramnnent. • The sickness of Mr. Jefferson which ended in his death was contracted. it Is believed, while on a visit to his son Charles B. Jefferson, at Hobe sound, a few miles from Palm Beach, where \ThirWliht to meet his friend, Former - President Cleveland. It is believed that from a slight in- discretion in his eating there, he suf- spent most of his time there and called Dr. Worley el St. Augustine, a special- ist, for a consultation. Dr. Worley went to Palm Beach, arriving there last Monday and leaving there the fol- lowing morning, thinking that Mx. Jefferson might recover. It was the heroic fight the veteran actor was making against death and his great determination to iturvive in order that he might reach his northern home that resulted in the few temporoary changes for the better. On Thursday he was well enough to take nourishment and to retain it. At one time he called for chicken broth and then thought he was well enough to eat meat. But this was denied him. Dr. Potter was so confident Thursday at 4 o'clock that he told a representative of the Associated Press at the time that he believed Mr. Jef- ferson would recover. But the next day brought the most serious and last change for the worse and from which Mr. Jefferson could not survive. Joseph Jeffereon was an actor from a family of sictort. His great, great, grandfather was connected with the famous Drury Lane theater, London, 'during revolutionary times. Each de- scendent bearing the name of Joseph, trod the boards and secured for them- selves enviable reputations. Joseph the fourth, was born in Philadelphia February 20, 1829, and at the age of three appeared as the child in KOtze- bue's drama \Pizarro on the Death of Rolla.\ Night after night the boy ap- peared on the stage, yet as he fre- quently said, he never fully overcome that dreaded feeling, stage fright In 1843 Joseph joined a party of strolling players who went to Texas and during the Mexican war followed the American army into Mexico. Re- turning to Philadelphia in 1849, he married Miss Ltreckyer, an actress.' From 1860 to 1856 hdiewas actor and stage manager in Philadelphia, New York, Baltimore and Washington. From 1857 to 1869 he WAR with laare. Keene'n company In New York The present version of Rip Van Winkle, the play ftadti famous by Jefferson and the character which made his fortune, was introduced In 1865 in London and so caotured theater goers that he re- turned to America the following year. \ In the meantime, Mrs Jefferson had Sled and the actor again married, his bride being Miss Sarah Warren, who survive& him. Jefferecta was an ardent sportsman and became the bosom friend of ex- Presideut Cleveland. The two fre- quently took fishing trips together and it is said that on one occasion last year, Jefferson contracted the cold which resulted in his death last night / OFFICERS REAPPOINTED. A lexia' to The Daily Missoultan. Wallace, April 26.—Immediately aft- er the assembling of the new council last night, Mayor R0881 presented the following list of nominees, every one of whom was confirmed without a die- senting 'vote: Chief of fire department, Fred H. Kelly; chief of police, Thomas H. Beck; police efficers, William Quinn, Victor Langleke city attorney, Walter A. Jones; overseer of streets and police officer, Fred M. Burton. There is not a new officer among the number, each succeeding himself. Before the conclusion of the delib- erations of the retiring council, the rules were suspended and an ordinance granting W. A. Aldrich of Spokane a gas franchise was passed. The ordi- nance provides that all the necessary buildings and apparatus shall be com- pleted within one year from the date of the passage of of the ordinance and that sufficient work he done by that time to furnish gas to consumers. The company will not be permitted to charge a price exceeding $2.50 per 1,000 cubic feet. The duration of the franchise is 25 years. Several months ago a similar fran- chise was granted to G. Scott Ander- son of Wallace. He made over the grant to some eastern persons, and al- though much has been said concern- ing their intentions, no work has yet been done. Fred Kelly, chief of the fire depart- ment, presented his report of the con- dition and the work of the department during the past year. Linevitch Reports Some Successes St. Petersburg, April 26.—General Linevitch in a dispatch to Emperor Nicholas dated April 25, says: \Our advance posts on April 22 forced the enemy successively to evac- uate the fortified villages of Manchen- zou and New Anpaomeng. The Japa- nese occupied a fortified position about three miles south of New Anpaomeng, but our artillery fire and the appear- ance of our detachment on their left flank induced them to retreat hastily towards Kayancheng, after burning their prsvision depots. Our troops on April 27 compelled the enemy to re- tire to Kayancheng. The same day Russian advance guards, pursuing the enemy, approached Chang Pao, which Is strongly fortified and occupied by the Japanese. Our artillery opened fire on the east side, but when it became 'apparent that the place was strongly held, our troops retired. Our cavalry destroyed, the telegraph line between Kayaeoheng and Chengtu.\ Third Squadron Expected.. Penang, West Coast of Malay Penin- sula, April 26.—The third division of the Russian second Pacific squadron, (under command of Rear Admiral Bob- rovsky), is expected to pass Penang today. The British authorities are on the alert, patroling the approaches to Penang nightly. TER MINERS KILLED, Wilkesbarre, Pa., April 26.—Ten min- ers were instantly crushed to death today at the C,onyngham mine of the Delaware & Hudson company. The men were being lowered into the mina and when 350 feet from the surface the rope broke and the cage fell to the bottom of the shaft, a distance of 400 feet. A rescuing party was at once or- ganized and they found the bodies of the men in the sump at the bottom of the shaft beneath a mass of debris. They were terribly mangled. Super- intendent Fotte is at a loss to account for the accident_ An examination of the rope was made today before the first cage full of human freight was lowered into the mine and it was found to be all right WITHHELD LOTTERY TICKETS. Butte. April 26.—Postmaster George Irvin has seized a large number of lottery tickets, purporting to have issued by the Jaures National lottery of Mexico. Accompanying the pack- age of lottery tickets was a letter ad- dressed to - aButte business man of- fering a commission of 30 per cent to dlOpose of the tickets. The Butte man was advised to avoid the malls. The letter was sent from an Fran- cisco and was signed by J. S. Garcia, representing the J. S. Garcia corn- pany of San Francisco. The federal authorities have been notified and 'Lo- tion against the lottery promoters will be taken at once. CHARGE NOT SUSTAINED. Burke, April 26.—From early yes- terday afternoon until nearly - It o'clock last night Judge Maher heard the testimony in the case of B. L. Shuey against .1. Dollar, who was eharged with assault with • deadly weapon. At the concinsion of the testimony the judge decided there was insufecient. evidence to hold the de- fendant, so ordered him rebelled. - TAX COLLECTOR MISSING BETWEEN $50,000 AND $60,000 OF MONEY HAS ALSO TAKEN WINGS. Prominent San Francisco Man Who Played the Races Has Been Official- ly Declared to Be a Heavy Defaulter and Warrants Out for His Arrest. San Francisco, April 26.—Edward J. Smith, tax collector of this city and county, has been officially declared to be a heavy defaulter and today the police authorities sent broadcast tele- grams telling of his disappearance and asking for his arrest. The amount Of his alleged embezzlement Is said to be at least between $54,000 and $69,000, but the actual condition of the finan- cial affairs of his office is as yet en - known owing to the shortness of time the experts have been working on the books. Six cloys ago Smith announced that he was going on a vacation aid stated that he intended visiting the southern part of the state. No attention was paid to his departure until this fore- noon when John Smith, cashier of the office, who is a brother of the tax col - 'lector, found an entry In the delinquent tax account by which it was made to appear that the Southern Pacific com- pany had failed to pay $39,112 within the legal time. Cashier Smith at once telephoned to the company and was informed that the Money had been paid but recently to Tax Collector Smith personally in two installments and that the company held a receipt for the money. Cashier Smith, after conferring with Chief Deputy McCabe, reported the matter to Mayor Schmitz, who imme- diately formally suspended the tax col- lector from office and appointed Mc- Cabe as temporary tax collector. The police authorities were also notified and all 1mi:reliant' points throughout the country will be furnish- ed with information concerning the case and requested to arrest the tax collector. Experts from the grand jury and the finance commission of the supervisors, aided by a corps of clerks, at once began checking up accounts and it is expected that a report edit be made tomorrow at' the special meet- ing of the supervisors that will to some extent show the financial situation of the tax collector's office. Soon after the mayor's announce- ment that Smith was short in his ac- counts came the statment that the ab- sent man had two- weeks ago secured $15,000 from Chief Deputy City and County Treasurer Devoto. Smith, by virtue of his position had had many financial transactions with the treas- urer's office and according to Devoto had often given his perebnal check to cover withdrawals of money, par- ticularly in the matter of changing into- gold tile great amount of silver collect by the United Railways. It appears, according to Devoto's story, that Smith accommodated the United Railways as acting for thdftel& reduc- ing their bulky silver receipts in gold and Devoto said he had probably alto- gether given smitth a quarter of a million dollars where only personal checks were given. These transactions were only from day to day and Smith always made good his checks, except In the last instance of $15,000. It was reported tonight that an additional shortage of $15,000 has been discovered in Smith's office. With the suspension of Smith came to light the statement that two years ago he had appropriated to his own use $165,000 of the city's money and that his brother, James B. Smith, had made good the shortage. Mayor Schmitz was authority for this state- ment. Schmitz said that following this discovery, Smith's family decided to put him tinder surveillant* and his brother John was made cashier in or- der to protect the funds. Smith is a married man and a drug- gist by profession. He is in his early forties. He was very popular and when he ran for supervisor several years ago he received the highest vote of the candidates at the election. He was subsequently elected tax collector by a great majority. Since the an- nouncement of the shortage in his of- fice. stories are being told about his interest in race track matters It is alleged that he was a heavy bettor at the Emoryville track, but did not per- sonally gamble, all of his money so placed being handled by an agent. The police profess to be hopeful of securing his arrest, although admitting that his six days' start wbuld greatly handicap them. BOWLERS ORGANIZE. Spokane, April 26.—A. W. Martin of San Francisco was elected the first president of the Western Bowling con- gress tonight. Other officers elected were: A. W. Williamson of Portland, first vice president; W. S. Zehring of Salt Lake, second vice preskient; A. L. Jenkins of Sestets secretary; A. H. Harrison of Seattle. treasurer. The executive committee slotted wore: B. H. Rothrtick. Spokane; W. J. Shee- han. Butte: Charlee Tiet:jen, Tacoma; Samuel Dysinger. Los Angeles; P. J. McGrath, San Francisco; A. IL Stahl, Denver; W. A. Merrill, Oakland, and C. W. McMenomy, Portland. The ex- ecutive committee was. Instructed by the congress to consider carefully Salt Lake's candidacy for the holding of the next meet, which probably means that Salt Luke will secure it. Port- land was granted the sanction of the Western congress to hold • special meet during the first and second weeks in August, while the Lewis and (lark exposition is in session. BRIDGE GOES OUT. Trinidad, Oolo., April 26.—The river reached its highest point at 6 o'clock tonight. Part of the Rio Grande bridge droped into the river. Rail- road rails were thrown into the river to keep the wrecked portion of the bridge from washing away, but the force of the flood is so strong that it may be washed away any minute. The store of the Colorado Supply com- pany has been flooded and an army of men is engaged In removing the goods. The company has suffered considerable damage, which cannot be estimated at this time. The river is gradually washing away the new Santa ,Fe fill, despite the fact that hundreds of men are at work dump- ing traluloade of rock Into the river bed in order to change the channel. A temporary water supply was fur- nished the busittess portion of the city today by laying a water main across the Rio Grande flidge. CLUM WIL DISBAND. Wallace, April 25.—After a vain ef- fort to keep up the membership of the Shoshone club, composed of the business and mining men of Wallace, the directors have decided to close the club April 30. For, over a year the membership has been dwindling until it has been reduced from over 100 to 40. The club occupied expen- sive quarters in the Ottereon block, and there has not been sufficient rev- enue to meet thli and other expenses. The club was organized four years ago, and has occupied its present quar- ters nearly the entire time. The fur- nishings will be sold. Much regret Is expressed that it should be neces- sary to dissolve the club. Follow Movements of Secretary Loeb Glenwood Springs, Colo., April 26.— A rest was taken at Camp Rocenvelt today by all members of the party. They were utterly worn out after the hard chase of Monday and Tuesday. Secretary Loeb found the president reading and several others of the hunt., era were telling stories when he reach- ed the camp on East Divide creek. Mr. Roosevelt questioned the secretaryy concerning the happenitms of the past few days, preferring to get his news In this manner rather than by reading the big bundle of nenspapers taken to the camp by 'Courier Chapman. Mr. Loeb was urged to remain several days with the party taking the place of P. B. Stewart of Colorado Springs, who left yesterday. The secretary has not decided what he will do, but expects to return tomorrow night. He may hunt a part of the day before riding to New- castle. Women of Newcastle sent a huge fruit cake to the camp today and Dan McPherson, a rancher, sent a basket of several dozen fresh eggs. The sup- plies were addressed , directly to the president, but are for a special treat for the hunters. The bear killed by the president on Monday furnished one of the finest skins ever seen here, accord- ing to the taxedemrist with whom it has been left for mounting. The bear was of the brown variety, with hair long and uniform in color. The ani- mal was shot directly through the heart. After it had been overtaken by the dogs It went up a tree to a posi- tion 25 feet high. After the president shot the bear it went 20 feet higher and then dropped to the ground. The bear killed by Dr. Alexander lAmbert was killed an hour earlier. The president may attend church services at the \Old Blue School house\ on next Sunday. The school house is only three miles from camp. Services are conducted fortnightly by a Pres- byterian minister. PRITOHARD GETS REWARD. Special to The Daily Missoullan ;Helena, April 26.—After deliberating about an hour and a half this after- noon, the jury in Judge Smith's court decided that R. G. Pritchard of Spo- kane was entitled to all of the rewaru offered by the Northern Pacific for the capture ..and conviction of Hammond, one et the Bearmbletb_rekrs, caught in Spokane. Operator - CusW - at Bon- ner, ex -Sheriff Down of Spokane. R. J. Briley and S. Burneall of Spokane, al- so claimed the reward and were made defendants along with the railroad company which bad paid the money in- to court, The Trial of the case of Sheriff B. J. Pepper of Steele county, North Dakota, who arrested Christie, another of the Bearmouth holdups, at Castieton, N. D.. last August, against Atte railroad and the same claimants as le the Ham- mond case, for $2,000 for Christie's cap- ture, is on in Judge Smith's court. ISSUE FRAUD ORDERS. St Louis, April 26.—Postance In- spector Sullivan was notified today. that a blanatet fraud order had been issued by the powtoffice department against the Home 0o -operative com- pany, which had an office in St. Louis until a few months ago. Several hun- dred thollealltf dollars are Involved. It Is stated. The fraud order was issued on the ground tlftt the company Is operat- ing a lottery. It is stated that the company has operated In 24 cities, to all of which the order applies. NAM PATTERSON'S TRIAL CLIMAX IS REACHED WHEN PAWNBROKER FAILS IN IDEN- TIFICATION OF GUN. Man Upon Whom the Prosecution Re- lied to Identify L. J. Morgan Smith as the One Who Purcheed Deadly Weapon Utterly Falls 'New York, April 26.—The climax in the prosecution of Nan Patterson, who is on trial charged with shooting Cae- sar Young, was reached today when Mytnan Stern, the pawnbroker, failed Oil identify J. Morgan Smith as the mall to whom he sold the pistol with which Young was killed. This feature had been looked forward to with' much anticipation, and was expected to make somewhat of • sensation. On the contrary, however, it caused but a ripple of comment and surprise in the court room, although.. it was the dramatic moment of the trial. Stern also failed to identify Nan Patterson or Mrs. Smith as the woman who ac- companied the man who purchased the revolver. Smith had been brought from jail to confront Stern, and after the tatter's testimony Smith was taken back to the Tombs. Riotous scenes atteneted — rlleThpen- fog of the court room for the after- noon session. Women and men fought to get past the police. Sev- eral , women fainted, and many had their dresses torn. Throughout the entire day Nan Patterson followed the testimony with more intense interest than on previous days, and when ad- journment was announced she ca - reseed her father and remarked: \I think this had been a good day for e.\ Only two witnesses for the prosecu- tion, Caesar Young's widow and his racing partner, John Miller, remained to \oe examined when the trial ad- journed this afternoon. . Prosecutor Rand announced that by noon tomorrow the state would close its case. Abraham Levy, senior counsel for the defense, will then ask for an adjournment for the day, and if It is granted the opening speech for the defense will be made by Heery W. Unger on Friday. Mrs. Smith was on the stand only for a moment. She was asked to iden- tify a letter addressed to Ada Patter- son as written by her sister. This she did. The story of the sleeting betWeen Young and Miss Patterson on the night before tbe tragedy was told by William Luce, Youniet brother -In-law, Young was at his home on West 140th etreet, and they went out together about 11 o'clock. They met Miss Pat- terson In Eighth avenue. Luce said he left Young and Miss Patterson to- gether and went home with the un- derstanding that he would meet them an hour later. At 1 o'clock he re- turned and all three went to a saloon. \We got into there about a quarter past 1 o'clock,\ said Luce, 'and at • quarter to 3 they,came over to the table where- I was seated. They had been together for nearly two hours, and were angry and quarreling.\ \Did you bear any of the conver- sationl - \I heard Young say he would get her a cottage.\ \When they came over to your table what was the conversation about?\ \About Young's going away. The defendant said she knew the boat he was going to sail on, and said that bq could not get away from her. Young offered to bet her $100 that she could not- name the boat, but she replied , that she would not please him to do so. .Mhe said Young could not bide from her, and If he got down in the hold of the ship she would find him and prevent Min from sailing.\ Luce said he saw Young before he left home on the morning of June 4. He said he was going out to get shaved and buy a new hat, and that he would join his wife at the steamship pier. Luce, In reply to a question by Mr. Rand, denied that he purchased the revolver at Stern's pawnshop. Bernard L. McKean, another broth- er-in-law of Young, told of efforts made by Young early In May to get Miss Patterson to go to Europe. He said she first promised to go abroad, but afterwards refused to sail, claim- ing she was in delicate health and would have to undergo an operation. McKean also told of Julia Smilh's letter to Young falling in Mrs. Young's hands. The intercepted let- ter was discussed by the defendant and Young in his presence, McKean said, and Miss Patterson declared that it had caused all the trouble. He said that Young had arranged to supply Miss Patterson with all the money she needed, through the wit- ness. \She would not listen to this ar- rangement.\ said McKean. \She said she did not want to go away from A material witness today was Dr, Charles Phelps of the board of pollee surgeons, an expert on pistol shot wounds. The prosecution succeeded through Dr. Phelps' testimony in get- ting in some evidence which was reled out by Supreme Judge Davis at the previous trial. The witness told of experiments he had made with the weapon which is alleged to have killed Ydung, and then produced pieces of cloth which he had used is tests. These samples were similar to the tab. 3 ie oft which Young's coat was made, and the %varlets had fired expertmen- tal shots through them. Dr. Phelps said that after an examination of Young's coat he had reached the con- clusion that the muzzle of the revol- ver was held not less than three inches away from the garment when the shot was tired. The pieces of cloth which Mr. Rand said were of- fered \for illustration only\ were handed to the jurors for comparison with the burns on Young's coat. The nieces against which the revolver had been held, Dr. Phelps explained, showed considerable scorching around the perforations made by the bullet, while those from which the revolver had been held from three to five inches showed a smaller area of scorching and less smudge, corresponding close- ty to the burns on Young's coat. The witness was not croft -examined. BANKS CONSOLIDATE. Portland. Ore., April 26.—The Unit- ed States National bank of this city today completed negotiations with Wells, Fargo & Co. by which it ab- sorbs the Wells, Fargo & Co. bank in this city. The two banks will here- after be conducted under one manage- ment. The merger is In line with the policy of Wells, Fargo & Co. to retire from the banking business In all cit- ies except New York city, and devote its attention entirely to the express business. The arrangement which took place M Portland today is simi- lar to that which occurred recently in Salt Lake City and San Francisco. CAPftilta FUGITIVE. eldTIV.,\ April 26.—Newt Walker, who shot Dave Burton, the wealthy mine owner, and a man named Bagsby, on Monday, has been oat*. tured. Sheriff Kelly and his posse our - rounded him near Kernville today and Walker, seeing that resistance would be futile. gave himself up. Defaulting Banker Tells of His Debts Milwaukee, April 26.—Frank G. Bigelow, the defaulting bank president, interviewed by the Associated Press representative today. said: \I owe John I. Broadhead, one of the heirs of the estate of E. F. Broad- head, $100,000. I expected Mr. Broad- head wawa sellok the oitr today, but up to a late hour this afternoon he had not arrived. I expect to make sat- Isfactory arrangements with him when we meet with regard to the amount of Indebtedness to him. \I have resigned as executor of the estate of Henry W. Payne, and will probably resign as executor of the Broadhead estate. These are the only estates with which I have had any connection. \I have resigned as director of the Wisconsin Telephone company, rind severed my conneetion with the North- western Mutual Life Insurance com• patty and the Milwaukee Electric Rail- way and Light company.\ It is known that Mr. Bigelow's hold- ings in a large Milwaukee electrical concern were turned over to the bank some time ago as collateral for loans, so that his withdrawal from any con- nection with various enterprises leaves him entirely free from any bus- iness propositions. George Miller, also an executor of the Payne estate, stated tonight that he had closely scrutinized all the securities of that estate since Bigelow's downfall and found them intact. No successor has yet been chosen to fill the vacancy of President of the bank, caused by the removal of Mr. Bigelow, It can be stated positively that Mr. Bigelow will be prosecuted to the full extent of the law. This statement was made by one of the directors to- night. Everything at the lank was normal today. Henry lie (loll, the missing cashier of the beA, had not been apprehend- ed up Ill a late hone tonight. EXPLORER IS DEAD. Albany, N. Y., April 26—Colonel William Glazier, explorer and soldier, I. dead at his home In this - city of heart disease. He was 64 years old. He served in the northern army dur- ing the civil war. aad for SOate time was confined in Libby prison. In 1876 he rode from Boston to San Fran- cisco on borsebetek, and was captured by Indians near Skull rocks, 'Wyom- ing, but made his escape. In 1881 he made a canoe voyage from the head- waters to the mouth of the Mississippi river, a distance of 3,000 miles. He made the claim to the discovery of the real sour -dc of the Mississippi river, a small lake south of Lake Itasca. ANACONDA VEIN OLDER. Helena. April 26.—In the United States court today, In the hearing for an order to stop the Parrot coMpanY from mitracting ore below a. certain level, 'liked for by the Nipper com- pany, Professor HO/Ile0 V. Vnbab011 was a witness for the Parrot com- pany. He gave it as his opinion, from the standpoint of -a geologist, that the Anaconda vein was older than what Is known as the Nipper blue vein: that the latter Was a fault, and that an examination showed the so-called blue vein did not outcrop at the sur- tsoe.