The Sanders County Ledger (Thompson Falls, Mont.) 1905-1918, May 05, 1905, Image 1

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THE • VOL. 1. NO. 11. BIG STRIKE CONTINUES CHICAGO TEAMSTERS RIOT ALL OF WEDNESDAY AND BUL- LETS FLY ON STREETS. Employers State That Th.y,WHI Gall on the Governor ter to Quell Disturbance But 14 gays He Will Oppose th• Move. Chicago, May 3.—Rioting in the -streets today was so prolonged and of sat erce a character that many of the ng business men have concluded ,-- 7 117aTthere will be neither peace in the / 7 city nor safety for outside intereste until the state militia has been called Out to restore order. A committee of members of the Employers' asso- ciation left for ,Springfield today to confer with Governor Deneen and to request him to give orders to the state troops. The labor unions have an extensive lobby at the state capital, e and it is likely that they will also be heard before any action is taken by the governor. Chief of Police O'Neil says he is confident that he has con- trol of the situation and can keep peace in the city with the mayor's support. Mayor Dunne has done all In his power to adjust the state of affairs. Mayor Dunne was emphatic in his declaration tonight that he will not acquiesce in any call for outside as- sistance in preserving order, and in- timated that he will strongly oppose any move to secure armed interven- tion. \We have by no means reached the/ limit of the reserve,\ the mayor de- clared tonight. \I am empowered to call on every able-bodied citizen over the age of 18 years. Of course, I could not call on the strikers or the strike breakers or their sympathizers, but I would have to draw upon the citizens of good character from the general public.\ Despite the crie , •1 ' tor Dunne and the p, ot the city coun- cil, many of the wagons of the con- cerns against which strikes Lave been deeiered were ,handled today by men armed with rifles and shotguns. The first rifle shot fired during the strike went whizzing through a crowd- ed thoroughfare today. The shot was fired by a guard on a wagon of the United States Express company while it was pluming through a crowd of strike sympathizers at the intersection of State and Randolph streets. In driving past the corner the driver of the wagon reined his horses suddenly. A guard within the wagon poked his head instantly from the wagon, and seeing a street car conductor stoop- ing as though to throw a missile, pulled the trigger without the slight- est hesitation. No one was hit, and It developed later that the conductor Who narrowly escaped death was in- tent on his legitimate work of 'throw- ing a switch.\ The request of the employers, made today, that the police be allowed to ride on their wagons - , was declined by the chief of police. Positive orders were published that under no circum- stances must the officers mount the wagons, but they will march abreast of the wagons. The order, Chief of Police O'Neil explained, was simply to ward off criticism. While the offi- cers might do just as good work while riding on the wagons, the chief de- clared that he did not intend to have It said of the department that It was showing partiality or guarding private -property especially. One hundred and fifty wagons of the seven express companies went to and fro across the city today, in many in- stances completely unguarded, and at no time under the supervision of more than ore or two policeMen. Every wagon carried • guard, some of whom were armed with Winchesters, and others carrying heavy double-barreled shotguns. The guns were in plIn evidence throughout the day, and no attempt was made to interfere with any of the express wagons. The trucks of the Scott Transfer compel'' , were guarded in the same manner. Men carrying rifles were on every wagon, and around their waists were belts loaded with cartridges. The company transacted its business as though there had been no strike. The accession to the ranks of the teamsters was made when a strike was declared against the coal firm of Carer -Clinch & Co. This concern em- ploys several hundred men, and deliv- ered coal to • large number of the most prominent buildings in the : city. One of their employes was discharged for refusing to make deliveries, and the rest walked out at once. The gain for the Employers' associa- tion was made when the members of the Hay and Grain Dealers' associa- tion, which employs 1,200 men, de clared that deliveries would be made to any part of the city. Irrespective of strike conditions. If drivers refuse they will be discharged. The mobs that filled the streets in the business section today were larger and uglier than on yesterday. There was fighting in all sections of the down -town districts throughout the day, and over • &wen Ilmee the police were compelled to use their clubs an.' the wagon guards, who were armed with heavy canes, swung them when- ever they were attacked or thought an assault was to ba made. In meal cases these guards were not careful whobi they hit, and there were a num- ber of pertain\ who were knocked down simply beeause they happened to be the nearest men to • stale,\ guard carrying a hickory club. Thie was the case in a fight Mem the Majestic --- SANDERS COUNTY THOMPSON, MONTANA, FRIDAY, MAY 5, 1905. hotel, el ius w t h e e m n era numbeged r e p 840,w r gpeiow e b r o s of cool wagons, sad badly beg tip. Oa the other hand, the stritt eri and re their friends we equally Ind mi- nate in assaulting people. There were a number of instances where mobe boarded street cars and wantonly at- tacked those riding in them, giving as a reason later that they were strike breakers, when in fact they had noth- ing whatever to do with the trouble. Edward Jamison and Edward Boswell. the latter a colored medical student, were 'utterer, in this direction. The mob that boarded a State street car on which they were riding dragged them off and beat them unmercifully Walter Norton, smother colored man, while passing Van Buren and Market streets, was proclaimed to be a strike breaker and beaten almost to death. Up to 7 o'clock tonight a score of men 'had been taken to hospitals. One of these, T. S. Carlton, a superinten- dent employed by Montgomery Ward & Co., may die. Carlson is in charge of the automobile trucks of Montgom- ery Ward & Co., and was riding on the first of a caravan of six machines, which was passing the teamsters' headquarters at 204 Madison street. While his attention was occupied by some of the machinery on one side of the auto truck, be was struck by a brick burled from the window of the teamsters' headquarters. A large gash was cut In the side of his head, and he sustained a violent concussion of the brain. It is expected that his in- juries will prove fatal. The injured are: W. Jamieson, attacked by strikers while riding on street car and badly beaten, Edward Boswell, attacked and beaten at the same time as Jamison. Walter Schultz, beaten by wagon guards in fight at Harrison and Frank - streets; head cut. Walter Martin, shot in leg. George Wright, ear torn off by a stone. Simeon Johnson, beaten by strik- ers, head badly cut. B Scott, colored, non-union man, shot in shoulder. ' Police Officer Patrick Doyle, head' cut with rs- brick. Samuel Spriggs, colored waiter, taken for a non-union driver and badly beaten. Isaac Foster, standing in a mob gathered near the Majestic hotel, badly beaten by wagon guards. Samuel Foster, brother of preced- big, badly beaten. Michael Smith, bystander, struck on the head by a flying bottle. Unknown negro driver, working for Peabody Coal company, attacked by a mob, rendered unconscious. George Baker, struck on bead by • billy in the hands of a private detec- tive. Edward Olsen, clubbed by wagon guards, head cut. T. Carlson, mayl be fatally injured by being struck on head by a missile. David Love, negro non-union man, head cut and stabbed in left arm, Sidney Chambers, colored driver, beaten and kicked until unconscious; will die. Policeman John Sharkey, head cut with a brick. badly bruised about the body. Policeman James Kelly, cut about the head and body bruised. Beside the names given above there were fully twice as many who were injured in the various fights of the day, and whose names could not be learned, In one fight at Harrison streetltnd !Michigan avenue four men were knocked down by wagon guards and carried off by their friends. Simi- lar occurrences were the rule when- ever the police charged into a mob, and the number of injured tonight is probably closer to 75 than to 20. A furious riot which resulted in fa- tal injuries to a non-union driver took place tonight at the intersection of Harrison and Deriplaines streets. A delivery wagon of The Fair, a large department store, was attacked by • crowd of men, who hurled bricks, stones and bottles. The rain of mis- siles was so furious that in a few minutes all the windows in a saloon in front of which the wagon peened were smashed. Two policemen who were escorting the wagon drew their revolvers and, firing into the groun4, drove back the crowd Until they could reach the wagon again. At Canal and Polk streets a union teamster drove his truck across the way and blocked further progress. The delivery wagon was then driven into an alley and Chambers, the driver. jumped and ran for his life. He rushed into a saloon on Polk street, followed by a howling mob. He was refuked shelter in the saloon and driven out into the street. He then ran to a small shed on the hank of the river, where he attempted to hide. He hr as soon discovered and beaten almost ingensible. He was dragged to the roof of the shed, and the mob attempted to threw hini Into the river. They were unable, how- ever, to pitch him far enough, and. he fell on a pile of coal on the river's edge. The mob surged after him and again began to beat him. He was kicked In a savage manner, pelted at short range with pieces of coal, and three heavy shovels were broken over his head. Hine nose was broken, his head cut in many planes, and his cloth- ing was a mass Of blood when the police, who had responded to a riot call, reached him. _He was taken to the county hospital, where it was said that he will die. Officers Sharkey and Kelly, who were cut and bruised M many places, also were taken to the honpital, L4DGER PRICE FIVE CENTS charged upon by private de yes, IIMI'S JURY DISAGREES who were in charge of a n Lincoln, Neb.. May It—Eh-President Grover Cleveland has made a liberal contribution toward the endowment fund of the trastings college at Hast- ings, Neb. The sum Is not stated. SHOW GIRL FAINTS WHEN DIECIS. ION IS ANNOUNCED IN COURT. Future Course of Noted Case is Prob- lematic, But indlostions Are That the Peopi• Will Not Try Casa Avian —Woman to Be Released on Bonds. New York, May 4.—Having railed to reach a verdict and declaring that they were hopelessly disagreed, the Jury In the Nan Patterson case was formally discharged at 2:20 o'clock this morn- ing. At 1:30 o'clock this morning, the jury was called into the courtroom by Recorder Goff. When the 12 men were in their places and the court officials had all arrived the recorder asked why the defendant had not been brought into court. A deputy sheriff replied that she had been feeling ill and had retired, but was then being dressed. After a wait of 12 minutes Miss Pat- terson appeared, looking pale and in a high nervous state. \Gentlemen have you been able to reach an agreement,\ asked the re- corder of the jury. \No sir,\ replied the foreman. \Is there any question of law or evi- dence in which I can instruct you? Is there any way in which the court can help your The foreman looked for an instant at his fellow members of the jury, then turned to the recorder and said: \NO sir; I don't believe you can help us.\ \Then you will retire to reconsider the matter?\ The jury filed out and the courtroom was cleared. Recorder Goff remaitted in his cham- ber ready to receive a verdict if ren- dered or to further instruct the Jury. Miss Patterson collapsed on the jury's announcement and fainted dead away. She was assisted from the courtroom by one of her counsel and revived in an anteroom. On the second return of the jury Recorder Goff made a personal appeal to the foreman to endeavor again to reach a verdict. The foreman entered the jury box and polled the jurors in open court, but they were not able to agree. The recorder then asked them again it there was not some point in law or something he could do by which they might be able to reach a verdict, but the jurors remained steadfast and finally declared their verdict a dis- agreement. Recorder Goff before dismissing the Jury cautioned them not to tell how they stood. It Is understood that a ma- jority of the jury were for acquittal, but in what proportion they stood can not be ascertained. -Future procedure in the case is lib - certain. It has been intimated by the district attorney's office that the peo- ple probably would not attempt an- other trial. Should this be the case Miss Patterson would be released either on nominal ball or under her own recognizance and the indictment eventually be quashed. In giving the charge to the jury Re- corder Goff said: \Gentlemen you must not think be- cause of the humble position of this woman you should not give her the same consideration as if she occupied a more exalted position in society. Whatever her position, she is enti- tled to the same legal rights as the most prominent and most conspicuous. If there be • reasonable doubt in this case on the evidence this doubt must be thrown into the balance for the de- fendant A danger lies in the remarks of counsel which might take your mind off the direct Issue. You must avoid this danger.\ _ The recorder described the two de greee of murder and manslaughter in the first and second degrees, which he said he apprehended by the request to charge was thought by counsel to be applicable in the case, and Proceeded: \I understand that there is no claim on the part of the defense that if the defendant committed this homicide it was either justifiable or excusable. I also understand that the defense claims that the crime was murder in the first degree or nothing. But you are not bound to accept the arguments of counsel as to the nature of this crime. You are the judges of the fact, if there was murder, and in what de- gree. The crucial question is, 'Did the man kill himself or did this defendant fire the fatal shot?' \The accused falls to take advantage of her privilege to make a defense, un- der advice of her counsel; her failure to do tio must In no way be held against her.\ The recorder directed that questions and answers of witnesses which wee stricken out upon objection by counsel must be disregarded. \Much has been said relating to the motive which actuated this defendant,\ he continued. \The prosecution claims that she shot the man because he had gist her off as his mistress: But it is not necessary to prove the motive to convict of Murder.' If it is shown that a motive existed, then It teente ter cup - port the circumstances. But to do this, the motive must be proved. not Im- agined.\ Before giving the case to, the Intl. RedErder Goff ruled on the request to charge, interposed in Wet Pattersou'a behalf. He refused to eubmit one of the requests, saying it coati be a di- rection to the jury to acquit the de- fendant. He told the jars; however, that they might disregard the testi- mony of Julia Smith, If they thought It right to do so. He also refused to charge requests concerning Pawn- broker Stern and the failure of the de- fense to call J. Morgan Smith. He said that claims on either side were not to be considered as evidence. After going over the' requests one by one, Recorder Goff told the jury it was not necessary there should be direct and positive evidence as to ev- erything and it was sufficient that the facto be proven. \If you believe that it was a physi- cal impossibility, so far as the nature of the wound Is concerned, for Young to have shot himself, then that is a fact,\ he said. \But yob must remem- ber that one inference cannot be proved by another inference. If you believe the defendant fired the shot without deliberation or intent to kill, but in a moment of passion, then you may find her guilty of one of the other degrees of manslaughter. In reaching your conclusion you must not be swayed by sympathy or other influ- ence.\ WRITES ON IRELAND. London, May 3.—The Earl of Dun - raven has written a remarkable pamph- let entitled \The Crisis in Ireland, an account of the present conditions with suggestions for reform,\ in which he exhaustively reviews the existing sit- uation. The earl says: \Ireland is at a crisis in her history. Year by year the country has been sinking deeper and deeper in misfor- tune and has now reached a point at which it must be decided whether the dominant tendencies shall continue to the inevitable melancholy end or whether an effort shall be made to lift the country out of the bankruptcy In man -power, intelligence and mate- rial prosperity which so immediately threatens R.\ Lord Dunraven says the land act made a good beginning but that it is not sufficient to save the country. \As a matter of fact,\ he adds, \In the period of watching the internecine political strife in England the world overlooked the causes of the distress- ful conditions and has seen merely the quarrels of political parties.\ He discusses at length the existing situation and insists that the British government, if it desires to maintain the union, must provide money for the education of the people and give the country a measure of self government which will afford the people an oppor- tunity to appreciate their own good qualities. He appeals to, the moder- ates in Ireland to lay aside their dif- ferences and do something for the sal- vation of the country. He says that Ireland's best are continually drifting out, while its worst are drifting \to- wards lunatic asylums, and the remain- der will remain in Ireland only by ne- cessity.\ Lord Dunraven says the land ques- tion is now in course of settlement and that the time Is possibly coming when nationalists and unionists will work together. Lord Dunraven assails with the at - most bitterness the present sYntem of government in Ireland as a gross an- achronism which satisfies no one. He contends that the Irish are not lazy or devoid of Intelligence, and points out that they do good work and be- come toilers of every quarter of the globe. Their need at home, he says, s the teaching the responsibility of their own affairs alone can give. Lord Dunraven says that Ireland un- derstands her own affairs best and should manage her own affairs. The pamphlet concludes: \If the union is to be maintained, an active, loving, democratic, progress policy must be applied to the causes f decay.\ INDORSE W RMICK'S REMARKS. Paris, Ma 5.—The Temps in • lead- ing article today discussed Ambassa- dor McCormick's remarim to President Loubet yesterday on the presentation of the former's credentials as being timely reassurances of the strong re- lations uniting the two countries. The paper says: \The ambassador referred to the Franco -American alliance as being stronger than if inscribed In treaties and then by an initiative which is wor- thy of emphasis he expressed satisfac- tion wkh the Anglo-French rapproche- ment. It is not habitual for third powers to be mentioned in ceremonies of this kind and this makes the am- bassador's allusion to Anglo-French friendship more significant.\ The Temps adds that the friendship thus indicated between France and the United States and France and Great Britain is susceptible to developing in- to a triple understanding for the bene- fit of the participants and the peace of the world. The Journal Des Bats also devoted a leading article apropos of Mr. McCor- mick's speech. ELECTION FRAUD CONVICTED. Pueblo, Colf)., May 3 —E. H. Wilson. deputy state game warden, was today convicted of fraudulently registering names before the last general oleo - lion. His attorneys gave notice that they would file a motion for a new trial tomorrow. The chief \Witness for the prosecution was Blenche Shaw, the woman who was spirited away mysteriously and later found - by the officers. MIN4SOTA RETURNS. Port Towniend, Wash., May 2—ti is announced that the steamship Minne- sota, which put bath with a disabled engine last sight, will resume her voy- age before daylight tomorrow, repairs having been effected by a force of me- chanics brought here from Seattle to- day. NAVAL BATTLE EXPECTED WHEN FLEETS COME TOGETHER BATTLE WILL BE AT LONG RA'NGE. Captain Van Essen, the Hero of Port Arthur is of the Opinion That the Advantage is With the Russians and That Jap Fleet Is Inferior, St. Petersburg, May 4. --Captain Von Essen, the hero of Port Arthur and one of the ablest of Russia's naval of- ficers, discussing with the Associated Press the coming naval battle in the -Far }Dag, took a rosy view of Rojest- vensky's prospects and asserted that he had a great advantage in many re- spects over the original Port Arthur squadron. Captain Von Essen declared that the engagement between Ton end Rojestvensky was bound to be at long range. He smiles at the idea that the Japanese might be able to disorganise or damage the Russian squadrod by torpedo attacks, pointing out the im- potency of such tactics after HMI first surprise at Port Arthur. \Take the matter of telescopic sights for instance,\ said the captain, \which are almost Indispensable in engage- ments at the extreme range now used. The Port Arthur fleet was without them and was unable to obtain the sights on account of the cutting of communications, while Rojentvensky'a guns are all equipped. Furthermore, we know that the Japanese ships were severely pounded in the battle of Au- gust 10. Without taking into consid- eration the unavoidable depreciation, it was far from being good before the battle, the ordnance of the Japanese ships glittered especially, and though some of the 12 -inch guns have been re- placed, it is impossible that all can have been renewed. Some of the smaller guns on the ships actually went to pieces during the engagement. After the battle we found a large piece of the muzzle of one of the Japanese 13 centimeter guns on board the Sevas- topol. The Japanese, however, were able to renew their secondary arma- ment, having • plant capable of build- ing such guns. \The battle will be decided by the 12 -inch guns,\ continued the captain, \But may not Togo elect to conduct • harrassing warfare with his torpedo boats in the hope of sinking one of the Russian ships?\ was asked. \One of the lessons of the present war,\ replied Captain Von Einem, \is the ability of warships to defend them- selves against torpedo attacks during naval engagements. After the opening surprises the Japanese torpedo boat flotilla accomplished practically noth- ing until the last act of the naval drama, the torpedoing of the Sevas- topol before the surrender of Port Ar- thur and Men it took five night of con- tinous attacks under the most favor- able weather conditions—snow squalls, etc., to get one of the hundreds of tor- pedoes home against a stationary ship.\ Captain Von Essen commented on the high , state of efficiency to which Admiral Rojestvensky has brought his squadron during the long months of the voyage eastward, and said that the results of target practice with the big guns corroborated the opinion of Brit- ish critics that the marksmanship of the Russians would be apt to surprise the Japanese. He discussed the possi- bility that Rojestvensky will not in- corporate Nebogatoffs ships in his fighting squadron, but will leave them to cover the transports, but he frankly declared that he was ignorant of Ad- miral Rojestvensky's intention on this as well as on other points. A Japanese letter captured in Man- churia contains indications that the Japanese have naval bases in the north and in the south at the port of Mekon- na, ode of the Pascadore islands. Will Watch Battle, London, May 4.—Cabling from To - kb, the correspondent of the Daily Mail reports that dense fogs continue to prevail on the China and Japan seam. The correspondent sass it is definitely known to Japan that on May 2 ships of the Russian squadron Were In Port Delt, to the northward of Hongkoh bay. Annam. The Daily Mail's Hong Kong corre- spondent says that numerous steam- ers are constantly plying between Saigon and the RUSIlliall warships with full cargoes of provisions and cattle. He adds that it is reported that Amer- ican and German newspaper corre- spondents at Shanghai have chartered the steamer Wuchang, ostensibly to view the coming naval battle. BOLD BANK Portland, May 3.— r - from/Woodburn, Ore.. special to the Oregonian - from states that two maaked robbers held up the Rank of Woodburn about 2 o'clock this afternoon and compelled Assistant Cashier /Tracy Poortnan to - deliver to them the money lying on the tables, amounting to aboat $2,000. The robbers did not attempt to se- cure any of the money contained In the vaults. After committing the rob. bery the robbers left tong in in east- erly directiol. ,eursnott Jby a large posse. Their start was, however, suf- ficiently great to enable them to get under the cover of the heavy timhee along Pudding river, and their capture is doubtful. The robbers on entering the bank covered Oliehler Tracy Poormsa and Mimi Gertrude Eddy, the assistant cashier, with revolvers, and demanded the funds of the bank. As the de- mand was being complied with, one of the robbers stood guard, the other emptying the money into his pockets as fast as it was handed over. Having secured all the money on the tables, which amounted to about 12,000, the robbers then backed out of the door. MIR keeping the cashier and his assistant under cover. Prom the bank they ran to the Southern Pacific railroad, close by, and ran up the track. Poorman, as soon as the robbers left the bank, sounded an alarm, and in a brief time almost the entire male populace of the town had turned out ea masso. Posses were hurriedly formed and men with carriages, some in automo- biles, some on horseback and some on foot, Marled after the robbers. Before the posse could get started the robbers had secured a good lead, and after a cross country run they finally disappeared into the heavy Um ber along Pudding river, where Tracy and Merrill secured a safe refuge during their flight three years ago. The posse was wholly unorganized, and by the time officers arrived from Salem it was dark, and no further pursuit was Made tonight. PRESIDENT SNOWBOUND. Glenwood Springs,: Colo., May 3.— For three days the president's hunting party has been stormbound In the mountains. Rain and snow have fallen continuously and tonight there is no sign of a break. The roads are muddy and the trails exceedingly dangerous for horsemen. The hunters intended to move to the Mast Divide creek on Monday, but as the party will break up Saturday, the camp will likely be moved to the head of Garfield creek as soon as horses and men can get through. Mountain streams are raging tor- rents and most of them can not be crossed. Grizzly bears are the only kind of game that will be hunted for from now on. Thuir far the king of the Rocky mountain beasts has eluded the president and he is very anxious to get one. Ten brown bears have fallen to the party, and some were off - size. President Roosevelt is expected here Saturday night instead of Sunday morning. If camp is located on Gar- field creek the party will ride to Glen- wood Springs, crossing the Grande river at South Canon. The presidential special will leave Glenwood Springs at 5 o'clock Monday morning and reach Denver at 5 p. m. that day. This, more than an hour faster than the past passenger sehed- ule. The train will be made up of the private car \Rocket a Union Pacific railroad library car and a baggage car. TESTIMONY STRICKEN OUT. Salt Lake, May 3.—United States Senator Reed Smoot, testifying in the federal court against J. C. Peltier, who is charged in an indictment with Im- personating a postottice inspector, has related how he entertained Peltier and the latter's wife and child at his home In Provo, where the Peltier* remained three days. Senator Smoot had been informed that Peltier was here in a secret capacity sent at the instance of Senator J. C. Burrows, to Investigate the case of Senator Smoot. It was held by the -court that Senator 8moot's testimony had no bearing on the charges against Peltier and it was stricken out. In a previous hearing at Ogden Senator Smoot told of having taken Peltier to the Deseret woolen mills at Provo and ordering him a suit of clothes, for which Peltier made so payment_ Chief Bywater, of the Salt Lake City fire department and several other prominent citizens testified that Peltier obtained sums of money from them on representations that he was a post:office inspector. Peltier was ar- rested recently in Texas. Peltier was found guilty today. THIRTY INCHES OF SNOW. Red Lodge, May 3.—The present storm is the worst in the history of this section, more than 30 Inches of snow having fallen in the last three days. Sheepmen will suffer heavy losses, as this is the lambing season. The cold is growing more intense and tonight the thertdometer Is rapidly dropping. For the first time in a year the stages leaving here have been com- pelled to abandon their trips. Mer- chants are unable to deliver goods on account of the depth of the snow. Con- siderable damage has been done to houses and buildings, many roofs hav- ing been broken in by the weight of the snow. Tonight there is no sign of an abatement and sbeepmen are at- tempting to provide temporary shelter in the way of sheds for their herds. BUTTE IS CLOSED. Butte, May 3—For the first time in years the gambling reports of this city are closed, the order having gone forth from the \'minty attorney's of- fice today for the sheriff to close all the gaming houses at 6 o'clock. No resistance was made to the order aed tonight all the big resorts of the 'camp are dark. Why the order was Issued is not known, as all of theretty'a offi- cers, from Mayor John Mae:Remiss down to the sheriff, express profound ignorance as to the action taken, other than the gambling Is in violation ef the law, and 9 was proposed to step it. The femme Beaton & Montana hand of 36 pieces, cOmposed entirely of the underground miners from Butte, will attend the Lewis and Clark ezposItIO13. The band was organised 20 years ago, and ranks with the beet musical organisations of the country.

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