New York Times, Jan 22, 1903 page 1
to or and of a a Institu- iha cl- cl- at adjourned. f NOTED SCOUT TSUTCIDL George Van Buren, Who Served In Indian Indian Wars in the West, Takes His Own Life. t BUTTE. Mont, Jan. 2L George Van Buren, one of the moat noted characters of the Northwest, committed suicide In -a -a -cabin -cabin in Rattlesnake Valley, north of Missoula. Missoula. He placed the barrel of his rifle against his heart and touched the trigger with a stove poker. i ran Buren was sixty years of sge." and claimed to be a lineal descendant ot President President Van Buren. He acted as scout under under Gen. Howard during the Nes Perces trouble. He also was sent out by Gen. Miles with orders for Gen.' Custer, reaching reaching the scene of J he massacre the dav following following the annihilation ot the band ot soldiers. soldiers. , . : f -MINERS' -MINERS' WAGES RAISED.