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MONTANA'S ELECTION LAWS.
What Our Citizens Will
Live up to and
on the Pay of Repub
lican Victory, Nov.
On election day the judges and clerks
should be sworn before the opening of
the polle, If no justice of the peace be
present the judges may swear in each
other, and they should sign the oath on
oll books provided. If the jpdges
apponted by the county commissioners
ad net preentto open the polls at eight
o'lock on the miorning of election day,
the voters present may-appoint'.others to
act in their place.
The polls in every voting precinct
should be opened ateight o'clock in the
morning, and should remain open until
six o'clock in the afternoon; but an ad
journment of one hour may be taken be
tween twelve o'clock,noon, and one p. m.,
if the election board wishes to do so.
The judges must announce in an audi
ble voice the name of each person offer
ing to vote. The clerk must enter each
name in the poll book.
All persons entitled to vote in Montana
nay vote for delegate to congress at any
place of holding elections in the terri
It Is a crime to sell, barter or give
away liquor o.r my intoxicating drink on
Election returns must be mailed with
In three days in a registered letter, di
rected to the clerk of the board of county
Severe penalties are prescribed by law
for any violation of the election laws
either by judges or clerks of election, or
any other persons.
QUALIFIOATIONS OF A VOTER.
SE.InoN 1007. All male citikens of the
United States above the ages of twenty
one years, and all male persons of the
same age who shall have declared their
Intention of becoming citizens, and who,
under esisting laws of the United States,
may ultimately become citizens thereof,
:shall be deemed electors of this territory,
and be entitled to vote for delegate to
and for territoal, _district,
ry nonths, and in the county
ey may olfer to vote, thirty days
S ng the day of election.
EELATIO TO CHALLENGING
`Sac. 1021. If any person offering to p
vte shall be challenged as unqualified a
by any judge or clerk of the election or c
any other person entitled to vote at the t
same poll, and either judge may chal- ,
lenge any person offering to vote whom ai
he shall know or suspect not to be qualil- tI
fled; the judge shall declare to the per- g
son so challenged the qualifications of an
elector. It'euch porson shall then de
clare himself duly qualified and the
challenge be not withdrawn, he then c
shall take and prescribe the following
oath: "I do solemnly swear (or affirm)
that I am a citizen of the United States;
that I am over the age of twenty-one
years; that I have resided in the Terri'
tory of Montana six months immediately r
preceding the day of election at which I t
now offer to vote, and that I have.resided
in the county where I now offer to vote,
thirty days next preceding the election at
which I now offer to vote, and that I am
known by the name in which I now offer
to vote, and that I have not voted at any
other poll at this election." And in case
of persons of foreign birth (who) have
not been admitted to full citizenship
under the existing laws of the United
States, that part of the oath relative to
ietizenship shall be dispensed with, and
the following substituted; "I have re
sided in the United States six months 1
and have declared my intention to be
come a citizen of the United, in conform
ity to the laws thereof." And thereupon.
if any male householder and freeholder
of the county where such person offers
to vote. shall take and subscribe the fol
lowing oath or affirmation, to-wit: "I
swear (or affirm) that I am a householder
and freeholder of the county of (here
state county) and Territory of Montana,
and that I know (here state the name of
person offering to vote), and that he has
been a resident of said county for thirty
days next preceding this election." Then,
and not till then, shall such person offer
ing to vote be admitted and allowed to
vote. Such oaths shall be in writing or
printed, or both, and may be taken be
fore either of the judges of such election
who shall attach his jurat thereto. Such
oaths shall be kept by the judges and
sent with the returns of the election to
the clerk of the board of county commis
sioners of the county in which such elec
tion was 'held, to be filed and kept by
such clerk. Such oaths shall be open to
the inspection of the grand jury of
the county, and any person
may obtain a certified copy fo
the same from the said clerk upon pay
ing the sum of fifty cents, and when any
prosecution for any criminal offence is
based upop said (oaths) of either of them,
before any magistrate or probate judge,
upon a subpwna therefor, said clerk
shall, by himself or deputy, produce said
oaths for use upon the trial of such
B8o. 1089. If any judge or clerk of
election, or any other person in any man
ner concerned in conducting the elec
tion, shall corruptly violate any of the
provisions of this chapter, he shall pay to
the county a sum not less than ifty or
more than one thousand dollars, and be
imprisoned in the county jail until such
fine is paid, the ehae to be recovered by
civil action inr the name of the county
commissioners of the proper county, for
the use of the common schools of said
Szc. 1057. Any judge,clerk or county
commissioner who shall fail, refuse or
neglect to perform any of the duties in
posed upon him by the provisions of this
article, shall be fined in any sum not ex
ceeding Ave hundred dollars, and im
prisonment in the county jail for a period
not exceeding three years, or both such.
fine and imprisonment, at the discretion
of the couirt, unless, for good cause
shown, both such fine and imprisonment
may be remitted by the court.
Sac. 1068. Any person guilty of stufft
ing any ballot box, either by false bot
toms or in any way whatever, before the
votes -re counted, or while being count
ed, and any judge of any election who
shall knowingly count or read off the
votes falsely, shall be deemed guilty of a
felony, and upon conviction thereof shall
be imprisoned in the territorial prisonfor
each and every offense so commited, for a
term not less than one nor more than
SEc. 1061. If any person not having
the legal qualifications of a voter shall
fraudulently vote, or shall fraudulently
attempt to vote, at any election, such
person, on conviction o4eof, shall be
punished by ipprisonment inmte terli
torial prison for a term nAt less than one
nor more than five years.
PENALTY FOR REPEATING.
Sec. 1062. If any elector shall vote
more than once at any election, or shall
knowingly hand in two or more tickets
folded together, or shall attempt to vote
more than once at the same election, he
shall, on convinction thereof, be punished
by imprisonment in the territorial prison
for a term not less than one year nor
more than five years.
PENALTY FOR SUNDRY VIOLATIONS.
8Ec. 1064. Any person wilfully, cor
ruptly or falsely swearing or affirming
before the board of judges of election, or
asy member thereof, or the clerk, while
in session or in holding an election, shall
be deemed guilty of perjury, and on con
viction shall be punished.. If any mem
ner of any boakd of judges or 'clerks 'of
.rei~ned ncoductilg an election,
shall wilfully and corruptly violate any
of the provisions of this article, the pen
alty for which is not herein prescribed,
or be guilty of any fraud, deceit or abuse
In the execution of the duties of his of
fice, the penalty for which is not herein
prescribed, he shall be punished for each
and every offense whereof he shall be
convicted, by imprisonment in the terri
torial prison for a term not less than one
nor more than five years; or shall pay a
fine of not less than fifty nor more than
five hundred dollars, in the discretion of
prnmcw ia vovae nomnwrDn.
SEc. 1065. That no person shall pur
chase, or attempt to purchase, either
with money or any other valuable thing,
the vote of any elector of the territory of
SELLING VOTES PROI.IBITED.
SEC. 1066. That no elector of the ter- E
ritory of Montana shall sell, or attempt h
to sell, either for money or any other val
uable thing, his vote to any person what- b
PENALTY FOR.BUYING OR SELLING VOTES.
SEc. 1068. Every person violating r
either section 1065 or 1066 of this chap
ter, or both, shall be deemed guilty of ac
misdemeanor, and upon conviction there- I
of, shall be subject to a fine of not less I
than one hundred dollars, nor more than ii
five hundred dollars, and to imprison
ment in the penitentary for not less than I
three months, nor more than one year, or
both, or either, at the discretion of the
PENALTY FOR PERJURY.
SEc. 109. Every person having taken f
a lawful oath, or made affirmation in any
judicial proceeding, or in any other mat-!
ter where, by law, an oath or affirmation
is required, who shall swear or affirm,
wilfully, corruptly and falsely, in a mat
ter material to the issue or point in ques
tion, or shall suborn any other person to
swear or affirm as aforesaid, shall be
deemed guilty of perjury or subornation
of perjury, as the case may be, and upon
conviction thereof, shall be punished by
imprisonment in the territorial prison for
a term not less than one year nor more
than fourteen years.
Churchill & Webster.
The popular establishment of the
above-mentioned firm is located on Cen
tral avenue, between Second and Third
streets. Light andheavy groceries, drugs,
druggists' sundries and all commodities
appertaining to well-regulated stocks of
groceries and drugs are constantly on
hand., Messrs. Churchill & Webster are
particularly desirous of announcing the
fact that they have. ordered a complete
o and nicely assorted line of holiday goods,
comprising plush goods, toilet articles,
Stoys, etc., etc., and in fact have left noth
sing of materiality in an excellent display
, of holiday goods unordered.
k J. H. McKnignt & Co. are agents for
d the Eldredge Sewing Machine. Quality
b the best. Prices the cheapest.
BRIEF LOCAL NEWS.
Mill Running Con
City Items of General and
Big republican rally to-morrow night.
R. S. Ford of Sun River has been in
There will be Methodist service today
in the brick church.
Judge Wade's speech at the recent re
publican meeting was an able one.
Mary Anderson sailed on the d. inst.
for Liverpool. Her costumes all forty
Hon. Thos. L. Napton, a lawyer, and
old resident of Montana, died suddenly
at Butte yesterday.
There will be services in the Metho
dist church today at 11 a. m. and 7 p. m.
Sunday school at 2:80 p. m.
Le Roy Rose, of Butte, is in the city.
He sle desirous of remaining in Great
The following are at the Park hotel:
H. W. Tenney, Boston; A. B. Bean, Judith
Basin; M. Norton, Lewiston.
Mr. Frank G. Heldt visited the
smelter yesterday, and was somewhat
surprised at its magnitude.
There will be Catholic service in the
Minot hall to-day, at 10 a. m. Father
Coapman, of Helena, will ofmciate.
The Helena Herald prints a full report
of Judge Wade's recent speech in this
citj. The judge's maiden efort was
L. C. Trent, a representative of Fraser
& Chalmers, of Chicago, heavy dealers is
mining machinery, was in the city yes
Some fast trotting on Central avenue
yesterday afternoon, attracted considera
ble attention, and created some amuse
Big republican mass meeting Monday
Miss Ora Wellington expects to leav4
for Minneapolis soon.
The Milwaukee house is well patron
fTu· out and hear the gifted orators,
Cole. Botkin and I. D. McCutcheon,
Monday night at Great Falls.
Mr. Dave Churchill's little children
have an attack of whooping cough.
Mr. David Rice, republican candidate
for assessor, is recovering from the ef
fects of a bad cold.
Mr. Gill, baggagemaster on the Mani
toba, had his hand injured recently. He
is at the Minneapolis house. Dr. Reed
is attending him.
Louis Brubaker, at Washington, Han.,
Wednesday last, killed his mother and
seriously wounded himself with a knife.
Cols. W. F. Sanders, I. D. McCutcheon
and A. J. Craven addressed an over-flow
ing and brilliant audience at Armory
hall, Helena, last night. It was an im
Messrs. Budge & Kenlel, will move in
two or three weeks into the Phelps &
McGinnis block on Central avenue, and
E. T. Marston, Jeweler, will move into
he building now occupied by them.
Burleigh held his audience spell
bound the other evening and some of his
auditors were converted to republicanism
while all within the sound of his voice
received a lasting impression.
Mrs. S. G. Rice, of Chicago, is in the
city. Like other persons from the East,
Mrs. Rice likes Montana and Great Falls.
She thinks it is good to be here, and she
is going to stay here.
Prof. Peterson's writing school has
been closed after a successful term. The
professor will resume the role of pen
man when the gentle zephyrs of spring
agitate the whiskers on the earth.
Mr. C. T. Day has secured the names of
80 subscribers for the telephone service.
He is confident that no difficulty will be
experienced in securing enough sub
scribers to make the enterprise a pay
ing one from its inception. The LEADER
will be pleased to chronicle from time to
time any developments of the telephone
Among the recent arrivals at the Min
neapolis house are, Geo. W.Verge, Min
neapolis; A. E. Jewel, Helena; E. J.
Welch, Helena; James Appleby, Helena.
The following are registered at the
Milwaukee house: Chas. Bepyer and D.
A. McBain, Bothman, Dakota; Matthew
Tinglayson, Woodstock, Minnesota; M.
Norton, Lewiston, Montana.
The Cataract mill is still running
night and day, but are unable to fill
orders as fast as received. The mill com
i pany intend to erect next summer, large
f elevators in Fort Benton, Belt and
i Judith. The elevators will have a capa
city of 20,000 bushels.
The Minneapolis House.
The Minneapolis Honse Is a irst-class estab
lishment. It is situated ond avenue South,
between Fourth and Fifth streets. Mrs. A. D.
- Wellington, proprietres, is zealous in her en
deavors to make aceommodations good In every
respect, and she respectfully solicits a share of
the public patronage. Day board 86 per week.
r Board and room SI
y Good bright boy about 13 years of age
wanted at this office to learn the trade.
Special rates will be given,,over the
Montana Central from Craig and inter
mediate stations to Great Falls Monday.
Tickets good to return Tuesday.
How. w. F. SD$e.s' APPOrUtIRPre.
Bane-Monday eaeniag, Nor. 5.
EON. A. .a .tmnEtseUO APPOraiE3Ts.
resoula--Monday ev.eing, Niv. 5.
noW. A. 'ca .'eas 1oNS1ENTs.
Livrlngston-Monday evenin, ov. 5.
Helena-Monday eve lnfet5.
no-. ww. N . aErU ' eAWtl , EwTs.
' Hsasrv errs.-a a ***=s.&
Maryv, 1sll-, oda eth ening, otv. 5.
no N. . Cr . a yOTE'S r aOP I1tall5TET.
EON. B. 3. ananEEiw ' MrPOM1n ENTs.
Maryavll.e-Madasy ea tua, ov. 5.
.pe and after the 1 t.day o Novem
ber,1888, the prlce fbatha at=my bath
rooms will be '75 ceits.
Medical Lake Salt Babth, =1:
All Germane in Great Palls and vicin
ity areearutetly invited to attend a meet
ing on Sunday, Nov, 4, -8 p. m., at the
Vienna bakery, for the purpose of organ
izlag a German 8lugl Bociety.
su8maday3M ornis' elsaue.
"Broadbrim," the New Yq;k corres
pondent of the Helena E 1cord8, ells the
Miasoulian that New YIrk, In and
Connecticut are safe for the rtLublecans,
while New Jersey is in doubt, but if car
ried by the democratn, the majority will
The New Livery Stable.
The UoUpse sable has been moved kb the corn
er f Third street and Second avenp South, op
poete the Peace livery stable, and oeWples the
hbensome new structure which has teasetdned
ameh favorable comment. The stibt is sup
p1Ue with al of the 'aseueddl necessary
for a frst-el livery stable. . dtllng has
been constrmeted with a view of comffand cou
veuence. It is lighted hby the electri light. The
r proprletOr, N.. MoEan, Is now n pilon to
acnomumodate the pbhba In the traiene Of the
wori He bea stodiosly.observed eeds of a
farst-els livery stable, and is now . ape to
show his patrons the result of his olerytlons.
I hereby record my unq s dienal
I of the charges publltbid ii i' nei a
paper known as the Great Falls Tribune
of the 27th inst. and denounce the same
1 as a deliberate, malicious and unmitigat
ed lie. C. C. RAY.
Great Falls, Nov. 2, 1888.
J. H. McKnight & Co. are agent forthe :
Perkins Wind Mills and Pumps. They
are guaranteed to be the best in use. -
Parties who intend purchasing are invit
ed to call on them and get terms and
When you go to Helena call and see
Mr. Beckwith's magnificent enlarged
photographs of the lovely scenery along
the Montana Central railroad.
City Meat Markat.
WHOLMALR AND RITAIL
Dealer in Fresh Meats.
caFra, L VENIS, BaT. SaD lAND 4TE grts.
Attention Given to Mail Orders.
Will J. Kennedy, Prop'r.
St.Paul, Minneapolis & Manitoba
Is the direct and popular line to principal points in
Mliiesota, Dakota, Montana, also to St.
Paul and Minneapolis
POI. SOUTH AND EAST.
The ONLY LINE Running to the three great
cities of Montana:
Their "MONTANA EXPRars" will bs put in ser
vice November 10th, with a train equipment un
excelled, furnishing splendid day coaches, Palace
sleepers, Free Colonist Sleepers and Superb Din
ing Cars of latest design.
"MANITOBA PACIFIC ROUTE" to
PUGET SOUND POINtS.
AFRos8 OCHEAPER RATES THAN VIA ANY OTHER.
Fast Time, Comfort, Courteous Attention.
manh This Company has for sale in Mlnne
RU sota 2,0000 elOacres of Excellent Farm
nu, iGrazing and !imber Lands, at very low
prices and on favorable terms.
For maps and general information inquire of
your own Ticket Agent or
J. BOOKWALTER, F. I. WHITNEY.
Land Com'r. G. P. & T.'A.,St Paul, Minn.
A. MANVEL, W. I. AL.XANDER,
V. P. &G. . G.T. M.
C mplete in Every department. Agents for the
HAHN & WALTERS,
GOLD BLOCx, HELENA, MONTNA.
First National Bank
OF GREAT FALLS.
OFFICE ROURS FROM 9 TO 3,
Authorized Capital, - $1,000,000.
Paid-Up Capital, - 100,000.
T. E. COLrNs - - President
JoHN LEPLEY - - Vice-President
L. G. PHELPS Cashier
A. E. DICKERMAN - Ass't Cashier
C. A. BROADWATER, MARTIN MAGINNI8,
PARIS GIBSON, IRA MIYERS,
ROBERT VAUGHN, IH. O. CItOWEN,
J. T. ARMINGTON.
A general banking business transacted
Exchange drawn on the principal points in the
States and Europe.
Prompt attention given to collections.
Interest allowed on time deposits.
Next Door to Lapeyere's Drug Store, are the
Estey and Camp
PIANOS AND ORGANS.
Parties Desiring to Bay or Bent a Piano or Organ
Should Leave Orders with them,
as they are
Apgents for Montana Territory.
Stationery, Cigars, and
C. W. COLIE,
Mover of Light
Orders promptly attended to. Prices reasonable.
SANDERS, CULILEN & SANDERS.
A TTORNEYS AND COUNSELORS AT
Main St., Helena, M. T.
JOHN I'. DYAS,
INSURANCE, REAL ESTAT'E,
AUCTION and Commission. Lumber. Shingles,
and General Agent.
OFFICE-Between Central and First Avenue
North, on Second Street.
U. G. CAMPI'IELL,
T'I ()IiItONIC DISEASES,
OFFICE-Harris Building. corner 7th Avenue
South and Ith Street.
A. F. LONGEWAY,
C OUNTY IPH'IIYSICIAN AND
GREAT FALLS, Montana. Late Holuse Surgeon
to the Montreal Western Hospital ;and Attending
Physician to the Montreal Dispensary.
Ht. V. tOL E,
A TTORNEY AT LAW.
In the higher Courts. Special attention given to
OFFICE - .- Minot Block.
WVILLIAMI E. KERIN.
C IVIL ENGINEER:
Of all Classes--iancles, Ditches, etc. Draught
lag, and Blue Copying. Cellars Measred.
OFFICE - - - Over Churchill & Webster's.
F. M. MOIt(:AN,
1 RCHIITECT' , St IEtNTEND
PLANS, Specifications and Eatimatles given at
OFFICE - - - - Next door to Post Oflice.
H. L. LHULL,
CONTRACTOR & BUILDER:
IOUSE-RAISING & -MOVING,
All kinds of Jobbing done promptly.
SHOP-On Third street, between Secolld lland
Third Avenue South.
I. A. TAIT.
ENTIST: GREAT FAI.I., i1. T.
Over Churchill & Webster's Store.
J. K. KAR.SKAI)DON,
A.LL KINDS OF WORK
Carefully attended to.
OFFICE-.Lutheran Block, near the Post Office
I on First street.
DR. E. CIIUTCIIEIR,
SURGERY AND DISEASES
SURGEON for Montana Central Railroad, (Great
OHIICE-(anary's Building, Central Avesie.
1. H. McKnight & Co.,
FARM l SPRING WAGONS,
Road Wagons, Buckboards,.Road Carts, Superior 11ii Drills, Sulk~y Plows, Break
ing and Stirring Plows, Harrows, Cultivators, Tents and Wagon
Covers, Barbed and Plain Fence Wire, Mud Mills.
Team and Buggy Harness, Saddles, BriBridle, Whips,
Cooper's Sheep Dip, Sewing Machines, Etc.
Perkins' Wind Mills and ? umps.
Hay Rakes, Hay Presses, Hay Loaders, Threshing
Machines, Full Line of Mowers and Reapers.
AlrWe are Agents for Woods's Mowers and Binders, John Deer Plows, Bain
Wagons, Cooper's Sheep Dip and Eldrldge Sewing Maclines.
Central Avenue, Near Third Street, Great Falls.
The Shoe Man
10w Opened his Finely Equipped
Boot and Shoe Establishment
in the Luther Blook on Seeond St., Bet.
Centnra and First Avenues south.
x(r CARRIED IN MTOCK.
Mail. Orders filled. Carefully and
ANJV'DRE W" JENSE.
(UNDER NEW MANAGEMENT.)
Every Convenience Furnished that the Traveling
Pu&blic may desire.
SADDLE HORSES SPECIAL
THE PATRONAGE OF THE PUBLIC SI RESPECTFULLY SOLICITED.
PAUL ' FL1ETCHER?, Proprietors.
E. R. CLING-AN,
GROCERIES, DRY GOODS AND GENERAL MERCHANDISE.
THE BEST PRICE PAID FOR GRAIN AND COUNTRY PRODUCE.
Belt, : : Montana.
W. B. RALEIGH, F. H. METER, J. W. BELLIS.
W. B. RALEIGH: & CO.,
For Fine Dress Silks,
Imported and Domestic Dress Goods, Carpets,
Curtain Material, Flannels, Blankets,
Comforts, Ladies' Scarlet Knit,
Saxony and Silk Under
Men's Knitted and California Underwear, Ladies'
and Children's Shoes.
All of theso goods are now represented in eindless variety and will be sold
At Remarkably Low Prices.
M°Give us a call and get prices. 'uill orders receive prompt attention...
W . B. iRaleii 'l & Company.
CENTRAL AVENUE. (clltAT FALLS. MOFrANA.