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Anaconda Standard (Newspaper) - September 24, 1901, Anaconda, Montana VOL 14. SEPTEMBER 24, 1901. PRICE FIVE STANDARD SCORCHED Fire in Newspaper Composing Room Temporarily Cripples ing Fire in the composing room of. the Standard office in Anaconda yesterday afternoon damaged the typesetting chines to such an extent that they rendered useless for the night's This in is printed in the office of the Butte Inter Mountain in At first apparently damaged to a treat an examination of the chinery after the fire had showed that it suffered Though it Is evident that several of the machines can soon he got in condition for The other machines are damaged to a greater and it may be some days before they can put in running are injured be- yond Damage to the Standard building and to the contents other than machinery is not The fire started from an explosion of gasoline in No. 3 Because of fact that there is no gas plant In Anaconda it is necessary to heat the metal furnace on each machine by led to it by pipe from a main At o'clock Bond began to light up the machines for the night's He had fired No. 3 and was in the act of lighting No. 4 when No. 3 enveloping Rhue in the Several printers standing near by wrapped him in coats Immediately and saved him from serious He lost his eyebrows and lashes and was slightly turned on the right The explosion covered the machine with gasoline and It blazed to the the celluloid keyboard contributing somewhat to the fierceness of the An alarm was turned in at once and pending the coming of the fire de- employes endeavored to ex- the but all they could do was to keep it from spreading to the The flames rose 16 feet to the spread through and ently were burning the rafters in the double The gasoline was dense and though the supply of gasoline had cut off as soon as The fire department arrived Chief with a line from the was the first to but so thick was the smoke that he could get in only by wearing a smoke Then a line of hose was led into the room and an effort made to fight the fire in the double roof with the two So fiercely had the fire that the efforts were almost fruitless and an entrance had to be made into the garret before the fire there could be reached The fire in the composing roof itself was without much but that in the garret required several hours of hard In ascending a ladder through a light to reach the Jack a fell about six striking on a of receiving severe The ladder on which he was climbing had He was taken at once to the Leland opposite the Standard where it was found his hip was sprained and several minor in- juries had been A little later Will a fire department while working with axemen in the suffered a severe wrenching of his Slaughter was removed to St. Ann's where he was cared It was not until 8 o'clock that the last of the fire in the garret was By that time the building was Most of the damage to the typesetting chines was caused though the fire destroyed the keyboards on nearly and smashed the glass faces of the The newspaper press on the ground floor and the job presses in the ment suffered no damage at Though the water poured the ceiling from the composing room floor nels were kept away from this valuable machinery and it was further protected by the In the art department some damage was caused by smoke and but the loss there is comparatively The fire in the garret came down through a ventilator into the large lodge on the same floor as the com- posing and then was followed by the injuring the carpet and and some of the paraphernalia of the several secret societies in the erty rooms The job department is immediately un- der the lodge but it suffered ly at as there was ample time in which to move the stock out of the way of the descending The same con- dition of affairs saved the large stock of paper and supplies belonging to the manufacturing department and stored in the basement from serious two hours of the time of the fire the Standard received many tele- grams from the newspapers of the state extending sympathy and proffering the use of their material and plants to sist the Standard if The Butte Inter Mountain was among the first to offer The Standard editorial and mechanical staffs moved to Butte on the train leaving Anaconda at p. m. On their arrival in Butte they found everything in readiness in the In- ter Mountain office to go to By 9 o'clock the making of this four page paper was in A SHIPMENT OF ORE. Quartz Is Consigned under culiar Special Dispatch to the Great Sept. sacks of very rich ore have been in the county jail in Great for the The authorities claim that their ship will be made the subject of in- within the next few in the hands of Attorney Maddox of this city and the ore was stopped for a full Both Conner and have worked in the had done so for the past two In the ent instance the ore has been held as a precautionary measure and for further It was ndt the intention or the desire of the Florence people nor the authorities that should he said in the matter unil it should The story of the ore kept fully investigated an action taken eince they have been in left having gained ft is day it public property and hars as well that the facts should be outcome is awaited here with C. H. the gentleman A week ago a mining man from Neihart I whose Initials are on the and who was coming to Great Falls and at I it is was one of the shippers of arch foe noticed a number of sacks of i the is well known in Great Fartls and ore unloaded from a way in order j Cascade county and 4s at present a to make room for other The member of the Montana legislature from of ore in a way and at struck the gentleman as peculiar going over to the The Florence mine at Neihart Is the producer of some of the richest silver ore he one of them He picked ever taken out in the camp and runs so up several pieces of the ore with which high that it takes but a small amount sack was filled and was to go into the hundreds of The to find that the ore was a very rich present case is a peculiar one and such as is said to toe found ther developments are awaited with in- In the vein of the Florence in the toart The gentleman came to Falls and Daniel super- of the was The ore is held the sheriff on an indemnifying given toy rhe Florence mining In all there were seven sacks and the value was placed at Th Dangerously Special Dispatch to the Miles Sept. a sheep herder of the 79 outfit from the was in from the Big Dry and taken to the He was discovered on the open sacks were marked H. and had Saturday in an unconscious state been shipped by C. A. Conner and by John the wagon of and consigned to and has remained so ever He was Mike Killeen at Further subject to fits from abdominal is said to have shown that the Dr. in does not be- was to the freight depot in lieve he can pull Neihart after dark and that Mr. to whom the ore was had not left when the ore was Both Conner and Kileen left for town about the time of the shipment and their side of the story is not For an Special Dispatch to the Sept. trial of the tion begun recently by Kruger of N. against Ferdinand Tho friends of gentlemen are involving a well known property that they will to at Copper was begun to-day in satisfactory explanation when the district Mr. Kruger asks the The Florence people say j court tti compel his Mr. are positive that the ore Is from to make an accounting of ores extracted their mine and that no one has a- right to any of it for the purpose of When the ore was first held Mr. of the came to the city consulted the county at- but no information was Mr. Lenny not feeling authorized to act for tho and later matter and money expended to the amount of Governor Special Dispatch to the Sept. Toole has returned from the Flathead where he was called last week on The Brief Compelled to go to them this morning in abbreviated form on account of evening's fire in its composing tbe Standard begs the indulgence of its assuring them that every energy is being directed to the Immediate ration of the paper to Us old-time form In every Even before the was entirely dispatches began to be received from the other newspapers of the state expressing their sympathy and tendering all the material aid in their power for the cation of the Standard during the period of its The universality and the spontaneity of these offers the Standard keenly It will make more extended acknowledgment of them later the present it may be said that never has there been a finer illustration of the amenities of On account of its facilities for issuing a morning paper with less inconvenience than would ensue to any other the Standard accented the courtesies of the Eutte Inter which placed its entire plant at the disposal and in every ble strove to facilitate the tion of this Words are inadequate to express the gratitude to the gentlemen of the Inter Mountain for their kindness in its hour of As soon as the Standard is on its feet It will endeavor to do greater justice to gracious act of the Inter Mountain and to the other newspapers that so promptly and generously dered than its con- dition last night To Its advertisers the Standard desires to express sincere regret at its inability tc them in this It was deemed In it was TOLD TEXAS Witnesses in Schley Inquiry Testified as to the Part She Took in the Sept. part impossible to attend to the advertising ed the battleship Texas in the naval columns last The associated battle off Santiago July 3, 1898. was the Via CM O il o report is given in its and basis of the greater part of proceedings in the Schley naval court news of Missoula Of Of the four witnesses and of 'the state generally is printed ined during the day three had been of- most as fully and completely as fleers on board the Texas during the nothing in the news line has battle and two of them were new These were Commander George j C. who was navigator on the The Standard trusts to the good nature i and commander Alexander B. of a constituency always appreciative who was the cheif engineer on its efforts to serve it faithfully and that to pardon its temporary The testimony several times during the i which will be remedied as speedily as ceaseless energy and indomitable pluck can do so. Grateful acknowledgment is made to day was somewhat especially so when Commander Heilner described the battle and the part the Texas had taken in it. He said that when the Brooklyn made its loop at the begining the Anaconda fire department for earnest woik in subduing what wise have been a disastrous FOR PACIFIC New Line Wili ue to waii a N. Sept. cial Cable with a cap- of was incorporated here to-day by the John W. lts of the battle it passed across the bow at a distance not to exceed 100 to 130 yards and at the command of Captain the Texas had brought to a dead Engineer Bates testified that the sensible and Pond fracturing a bone engines had been and Ins right The horse was regained he thought this also had happened as perfectly but objected to tc the poit Commander Heilner riaden double and bucked the boys off. j expressed the opinion that three miles had been lost by this maneuver and the fact that part of the machinery WAS COLD But the Was was He said he considered that the Texas was in greater danger v. hen the Brooklyn crossed her bow than at any other time during the On cross-examination Commander Clarence H. Edward j Active in C Albert George G. Special Dispatch to the Albert B. Chandler and William W. Great Sept. was a j batter of winter and the Heilner admitted having taken part In Respecting the purpose and prospects that went to attend the races tne preparation of the official navy de- of the new Mr. Mackay said i was though active in the showing the positions to-day that the Commercial Pacific in the first at six at different times of the ships which Cable company had beeen organized for i the won Yule participated in the He said that to this chart the two ships never were than 600 yards of each But he contended the chart was inaccurate and he said he had only consented to this as a Engineer Bates admitted that the the purpose of laying a submarine cable from California to the Philippine ands by of The length of the cable will be about the part to be first laid being from California to the Hawaiian This and Hillary Time 1.1S 1-4. In the second at five and one- balf High the won and Tom Kingsley Time 1.09 1-2. In the Hotel at one and Mr Mackay will be in i Billy Randall's Free cial steam loS of the Texas contained operation within nine The a rank outsider in the no record of the signal to reverse the time required for the laying of the re- mainder of the cable from the Hawaiian islands to the Philippine islands will de- pend on how quickly the cable can be but Mr. Mackay believes the whole cable will be completed within two years from On Aug. 23 Mr. Mackay made tion to the United States for landing rights in California and the Hawaiian won in from the i Commander Schroeder testified Spike Time 1'5Q. i concerning the coal supply of the The talent fell hard in this race and which he said would have been a large amount of wise money was for a of from 16 burned In the fourth i to at seven The aay Closed with another a 2 to 1 beat controversy between counsel as to the with Del of bringing Admiral Sampson's len name into the In the last event of the at five Tne members of the Schley court of islands and the Philippines The i Lady another out- inquiry found the accommodations of Mr. Mackey is willing to lay the cable on the same terms and conditions at San Honolulu and so far as landing rights are as were imposed by the United States government on beat the the with La Gorta and more wise money changed FAIR IS OFF. at the navy yard what improved when it met there at the usual hour of 11 o'clock The bare which hitherto had I been open from floor to had been completely transformed over Sunday by on the Atlantic coast of the United The company does not any subsidy or any which is Mr. Mackay's reason for believing there will be no trouble on agreeing with government on the terms and conditions upon which the cable will the cable lines which had been landed Fergus County Decides to Abandon the addition of a ceiling of plain white This had the effect also of im- proving the acoustics of the so that the court and others had less difficulty than formerly in hearing the It authoritatively stated to-day that the navy department had no tion at present of bringing Admiral be j of the members of the Fergus County SamPson Washington as a witness The new when it reaches the Fair association to postpone nr any other manner at will connect at that point i the was to be held on the tJie v. ith the present cable i 26ih'and 27th of Lemly presented the deck log ning from the Philippines to and The Fergus county fair has always of ths with the cable running from the a most successful affair each pines to A direct fable route and a most popular and the New St. from China and Japan to the United directors abandoned it u ith i The States will thus be At stormy weather of the present and the Annual Dispatch to the j Great Sept. dispatch re- fiom Lewistown to-day states owing to the difficulty experienced in attractions and it decided this morning at a 1 of the members of the Fergus County present cablegrams from China to the United States have to be sent by way of Mr. Mackay said that the present cable rates from the United States to the Philippines and to China and Japan would be reduced from 30 to 60 per when the cable is TO CONSOLIDATE Steel Companies Will Combine Under One Set of Sept. Post The reorganization of some of the constituent of fhe United manth and the extreme in curing sufficient owing to 1-revious was the direct of the About the about the New asked Judge want to expedite the have no said Captain j want to hasten the Held in Five Hundred Dollars Bonds I as much Captain Lemly said he had suggested such logs as he O'CONNOR BOUND on Serious Special Dispatch to the Great Sept. H i eu essential and that he would have Hearing Special Dispatch to the Sept. Clements day postponed the on the cation of W. J. for an tion restraining the state board of iners from making purchases of plies without contracts until next Thrown from Special Dispatch to the Miles Sept. a son of Charles Pond of and Charles Meyers were thrown from a horse Meyers being knocked i I 41C court i the matter to be criminal i counsel ob. the entire logs the fleet left Key th battle off Santiago be A few weeks ago the girl gave After some exchanges birth to a the arrest i O'Conner was put under bail was tc insure his appearance and this ing left for It is said that he expressed his intention of marrying was this morning on a charge of the complaint being sworn by W. R. who claimed that States Steel which was be- daughter had seduced by gun soon after President Schwab took j O'Conner and that she hold of greater is to be carried on again as soon as matters have quieted down from the This was stated by one of the officials of the United States Steel One the first moves to be It is will the consolidation of the can Sheet Steel company and the ican Tin Plate Now that the strike is practically over the steel are looking anxiously for the re- of the original The con- solidation of the Carnegie the American Steel Hoop company and the National Steel under one agement of the Carnegie company is taken as the coming model for the other of this The according to the plans said to have been decided will be conducted by one set of The plants will be brought closer together and work more in opinion on the part of the reached that miral counsel were merely creating delay by their propose to develop the facts in case and technical objections will not avail to he The purpose of this inquiry was to develop what Messrs. Lemly and Hanna considered an error in Admiral son's He said that the Massachusetts could not have remained on blockade for more than 12 then the vessel would without coal and powerless to proceed to The Supply of The objection to the was not pressed and upon reading the Com- mander Schroeder said it showed that the Massachusetts had than 400 tons of coal aboard when sha arrived at Mr. Hanna that the on blockade world use 30 to 40 tons of coal per how long could the remain oft blockade before Santiago with that ply of would depend entirely upon the nature of the blockade and upon whether we would have to go some dis- tance to replenish the coal By keeping under way at as we did up to the first of of wf used a little more coal than we would have by keeping stationary as was done I do not re- member the coal consumption per My recollection was that during the stationary the noon signal was to use 25 to 30 tons a Commander Schroeder was questioned at some length along this the pose of the Questioning being to bring out the amount of coal daily consumed by the Massachusetts while on the ade the distance to Key to be what coal would be asked Captain Commander Schroeder I should think 150 to 175 tons would probably have taken us can always rely upon that because as a rule the engineers keep a little ahead rather than their coal Describes the When left the stand he requested to morrow morning correct Ms mony of He asked if he be excused desire to make my preparations for ito he He was told that could do so. Lieutenant Commander L. C. who was navigator Of the Texas during the Spanish was next He said he had heard guns fired When the squadron To his knowledge no effort was made to ascertain whether 'the Spanish fleet was nt or to destroy Nor had there the girl it is alleged he Bidder on Butte Federal Building Is in the harbor at that pi Spanish been any effort to with Cubans on shore until Captain McCalla ou the He told how the fleet had proceeded from fuegos to within 20 miles of he a fresh wind and a sea that was moderate to None of tihe fighting ships had delayed the he but some of the The fleet was signaled that the rendezvous would be 25 miles south of Commander Heilner said that while the Texas was not in the en- gagement with the on May 31, he had seen some of the shots from the enemy From to The witness was then asked to de- scribe the battle of July 3, and Texas had been heading about east when the enemy was seen com- ing out of Lieutenant who was officer of the deck at the rang to go ahead full and put the helm hard to starboard to make a When I got on deck he informed me what had happened and I sent him below and assumed charge of the The captain told me that he had eased the helm until they could find which way the ships were going and he also rang haJf I suggested full He sadd the battery was not I told him It would be ready before the ship was In position to fire and then he said and rang for full When the second of the enemy's ships followed i Spenal Dispatch to the parts of t desired rould bi Captain Lemly also presented thp r 11 i me me enemy s snips steam logs of the to the he put tn. Iowa and Ad- i helm nard to I made several f S to have the reports to him about the re- logs of the Spanish ship Colon her He said we can find a Spanish I also referred to the wav I scholar to 50 through it and select the thought the scholar facts said Captain creased Washington Special Dispatch to the Sept. ter of the Louisiana purchase sion called on President Roosevelt this afternoon and transacted considerable business In the departments He left for the West James Blackford of has been ad- mitted to practice before the Interior de- Bellows of Crages has been pointed as carpenter at the Pine Ridge Indian South Montana M. Len sen at Alfred Harris at Both offices are in Teton the lowest was above the Commander Schroeder was recalled The department will and asked if he desired to make any cor- to the new congress an in- j rection in the official record of his of is one sion from Admiral remarks on the on the day of the bombardment of the which I over- which I would like to he is He said when he came aboard that Admiral Sampson would be there on the following He made that statement in connection thought the was standing up to The captain said mind the You look out for this The lyn was about on her port so I said I will look after the Brooklyn no and I turned my looking 01 er the board beam at the ships getting After we sheered around and got to the I suggested to give her a little port helm to get closer in. and he Right after he gave her this helm he sang out through the sight hole to the men at the wheel and the engine room indicator to then and I they will all get with his remark that he was going to j away He did not answer but immediately stepped and then 7 we are sink the Commander Schroeder was then asked concerning the coal supply of the out of the He at the and when he replied that he i I turned around and right had no information on that he ahead of us big gray ship loomed was asked to read the log to secure this j out of the For a second 1 thought heart was jn my We were Counsel for Admiral Schley steaming with a heavy helm and she but the Judge assistant steered by When I saw her she Mr. Baying that Ad- j was practically ahead of That In
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