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GREAT FALLS DAILY TRIBUNE
W. M. BOLE. Editor
C. S. WARDEN. Managt
EDITOR IA L PACE
LEONARDO. DÏEHC.
Business Manager
A SCHOOL LAW AMENDMENT
The Tribune is in receipt of a letter from I.
M. Brandjord of Missoula, calling our attention
to an amendment to the constitution to be voted
on Tuesday. It is designed to gradually in
crease the endowment of the common schools of
the state by saving five per cent of their income
and adding it year by year to the principal sum
of the endowment. The matter is important
enough to justify consideration at the hands of
the voters. We print the appeal of Mr. Brand
jord as follows:
"Briefly stated, this proposed amendment to
section five of article eleven of our state consti
tution makes three distinct and important
changes in regard to the use and appoitionment
of the income from the school funds of the state.
It provides, in effect, that all income whatsoevei
from the school funds of the state shall accrue
to the benefit of the schools ; that five per cent
of such income shall annually be added to the
fund itself and become an inseparable part
thereof, and that the balance shall be apportion
ed to the school districts that maintain at least
six months of school during the year.
"Under the constitution as originally written
it seemed permissible to use the interest on
school funds on deposit in banks throughout the
state for other than school purposes. Accoiding
to figures furnished by the office of the state
treasurer, this interest amounted to $34,126.73
in one single year. This amount was not used
for the maintenance of our schools; it was cov
ered into the state general fund. Assuming that
this interest, and all other income from the
state school funds, is a sacred heritage which of
right belongs to our children and children s cniî
dren, this amendment is so drawn that no such
diversion of any part of the income 1rom the
school funds can lawfully be made.
"Under the constitution as originally written,
no provision was made for adding part of the
annual income from the school funds to the
funds the funds themselves. All the income was
disbursed for some purpose. This amendment
provides that five per cent of such annual in
come shall be added to the funds. In other
words, the amendment provides for the slow but
perpetual growth of the funds itself. It is not
a modern attempt to enrich the present by mort
gaging the futuz*e ; it is an old fashioned attempt
to enrich both the present and the fture by sav
ing a little from day to day.
"If this amendment is adopted, as it no doubt
will be. and if it is allowed to remain as a part
.if our constitution, the time should ultimately
m me when this fund would be so large that the
available income there from would take care of
our common school running expenses. It will
take a long time. But would it not be a source
of considerable satisfaction to know that this
great public fund is constantly and perpetually
growing?
"The third change provided by the amendment
is to the effect that a school district must main
tain at least six months of school during the
year in order to be entitled to share the income
from this fund. The previous requirement was
only three months. Every child in the great
state of Montana is entitled to receive at least
six months schooling during the year.
FOR COX, ROOSEVELT AND M'CUSKER.
Tomorrow is election day. The campaign is
over. Tuesday night we can deal with facts in
stead of guesses. But in this last word to the
voter we appeal to them to vote their national
ticket and congressional ticket straight. It is
to our mind not only foolish, but it is almost
wicked to vote for one party candidate ffor
president and a different party candidate for
congress. In national affairs we can hardly con
ceive of a more deplorable result than the elec
tion of Messrs. Cox and Roosevelt to the offices
of president and vice president, and at the same
time elect a Republican congress to tie their
hands so that they can do nothing in the way
of carrying out their policies. We have been
in just that situation for two years. The read
er must realize the evil consequences of it.
Therefore, we urge on our readers who have
made up their minds to vote for a Democratic
president that they also vote for McCusker for
Congress from this district because he is pledged
to support the policies that Mr. Cox stands for.
On the other hand if you are going to vote for
a Republican president we advise you to vote
for a Republican congressman.
We think this argument outweighs even the
question of personal character and fitness for
the office, but if it does not in the minds of our
readers, we are ready to say that we regard Mr.
McCusker as possessing superior personal char
acteristics to those held by his opponent. He is
at least frank and above board. He does not
believe in bluff, bluster and deception as a means
of getting votes. That can hardly be said of
Carl Riddick. Mr. Riddick has sought to claim
the credit for pretty much eyerything that Sen
ator Walsh or Senator Myers hay been able to
accomplish at Washington. He has extended
his claims to embrace the things done by out
side senators, governors and public men. In
fact, he has certainly worked the publicity bunk
to a frazzle regardless of facts or modesty or
veracity. And if he has really accomplished any
thing in the way of beneficial legislation, we do
not recall it at this moment. Here is a list of
the bills he has introduced in the house as print
ed in the Helena Independent, and vouched for
by that newspaper. We have not the means to
check the list ourselves, but it certainly makes
a remarkable showing of nothing done:
First Session
• H. R. 9826—To validate certain declarations
of intention to become citizens of the United
States. No action.
H. R. 5136—To increase limit of cost of Bill
ings public building. No action.
H. R. 4374—For relief of the M. E. church at
Bowdoin. No action.
H. R. 6681—Crow Indian reservation. No ic
tion.
H. R. 9709—Crow allotment. No action.
H. R. 7879—Fort Peck. No action.
H. R, 3851—Glasgow public building. No ac
tion.
H. R. 5812—Glendive public building. No ac
tion.
H. R. 6142—To donate cannon to Great Falls.
No action.
I H. R. 5813—Harlowton public building. No
! action.
I H. J. 174—High cost of living. No action.
S H. R. 4270—To donate cannon to municipal
! ities. No action.
H. R. 4271—To donate cannon to municipal
ities. No action.
H. R. 4272—To donate cannot to municipal
ities. No action.
H. R. 4273—To donate cannon to municipal
ities. No action.
H. R. 4274—To donate cannon to municipal
ities. No action.
R. 4275—To donate cannon to municipal
No action.
R. 427G—To donate cannon to municipal
No action.
R. 4277—To donate cannon to municipal
No action.
R. 4278—To donate cannon to municipal
No action.
H. R. 4279—To donate cannon to municipal
ities. No action.
H. R. 7754—Irrigation. No action.
H. R. 7026—Employment returned soldiers.
No action.
H. R. 309 Lewistown public building. No ac
H.
ities.
H.
ities.
H.
ities.
H.
ities.
H. R. 9587—McDonald. No action.
H. R. 4046—Issue patent to Mills River Gun
club. No action.
H. R. 6902—'Enlarged homstead entries. No
action.
H. R. 7908—W. Thompson, pension. No action.
H. R. 7910—Rebecca Tooley, pension. No ac
tion.
Second Session
H. R. 13802—Restoration homestead rights of
soldiers. No action.
H. J. R. 322—Appropriating $10,000 to Black
feet tribe for test suits. No action.
H. J. R. 321—Appropriating $10,000 to Plat
head tribe for test suits. No action.
H. R. 11312—Appropriating $4,000,000 for
loans to farmers; reported with amendments;
still on calendar. No action.
H. R. 12120—Mary Plum, pension. No action.
In our opinion the only vote for a Democrat
in this congressional district is a vote for Mc
Cusker. It is also our opinion that it is a vote
for the better of man of the two.
THE REFERENDUMS
There are a lot; of referendum votes called for
this year at the polls—too many of them. If a
voters stops to study them all out it. will take a
good many minutes to mark his ballot. So far
as we have been able to study them out we do
not find any that meets with our disapproval.
One of them, No. 14 deals with boxing and pro
poses to legalize public exhibitions of boxing un
der certain conditions. There may be and prob
ably is some difference of opinion regarding its
merits. Three of them are amendments to the
primary election law. We hope they will all
get a cross in front of the "Yes." Three of them
authorize bond issues. They are all three wor
thy measures and deserve support. In fact we
do not see that the voter could go far wrong if
he voted "yes" on all the referendum measures.
A good many voters will doubtless not vote at
all on these referendum measures. Many have
studied them and know just how they want to
vote on them. Others have not, and it is for
their benefit that we say that we do not find
any of them to be so obnoxious that theiy pass
for the better man of the two.
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who subscribed $25,000 to democratic campaign "To rebuke blasphemy
counienanced bv man who claims he nominated Harding." s
THE HASKIN LETTER
By FREDERIC
HASKIN
FISH FOR THE HOOSIERS.
ÎHiicJ°ri t°i e's, * that scarcely know the taste !
of fresh salt water fish, are soon to;
enioy the same fishy advantages as any !
part of the New England coast. ;
Hig business, which has at last, in- j
vaded the fishing industry, lias devrl-jfrom
oped a practical way of keeping fish |
in a fresh condition without i<e for
two weeks and even longer. jSample j
shipments sent from Boston to Chicago j
and Indianapolis, arrived ~
o.) —Our far in- [
excellent '
I
I >en
Fish were sent even to
nuit ion.
the "supposedly impossible are grouped j
into a corporation with headquarters here j
in Boston. They have the biggest fleet ;
of steam trawlers oti the coast, and they ,
elnim to be the foremost progressives |
of the fishing business. They aim to j
see the haddock and the cod "delivered j
regularly all over the country from the
Mexican' border to the plains .ot the lia
kotas, and to make fresh fish as famil
iar an article of food as beef.
Here, they say. is the ocean, full of
fish—millions of them, and more edible
kinds than the average American ever
heard of—and the United States has
been taking from all its waters combined
a trifling two billion pounds a year.
Hut now those fish, who have been j
living idle lives and dying without any \
mission accomplished, "and those land-j
lubbers who have never taken fiph ser- j
iously, are about to be brought together.
Advertising is going to do it, and money.,
and a corporation that is determined to
take some of the antique romance out of
fishing aud inject a good deal of twen
tietli century standardization.
Most important of all is the new pro
cess bv which the fish can he trans
ported. Details of this process are a
secret but the general idea is that the
fish are ch lied bv sea water kept at
tthii ate «Uinta us . "
a temperature ju. t . ' .
along this hne of pnsennik tish in a
fresh condition was ,„„.etime go t ed
|>v the Bureau of I- ishcries. and with
the co operation of the goyeininen^ bu
roan the corporation here is po king oui
the fine points to make tin p.an pia«
ticable on a large scale.
The eoinpany liopes soon o star
shipping fresh fish rtgularlv to inland
points. It is convinced that the mar
ket does not have to be especially -
ated, but that the demand for frl V h J 1
ibut. mackerel, and other well-knt)Wti
varieties will fully equal the supply tue
company can furnish.
A single incident is mentioned b> a
representative of the company to show
the eagerness with which the towns tar
from the sea will gobble up ttie delicti
cies of the Atlantic. Of five carloads
of fish sent to Indianapolis as nn exper
i nient. 40.000 pounds were sold the
morning the shipment arrived aiifl^ In
dinnapolis joyfully sat down to fresh
haddock for dinner for the first time
in its historv. .
But though the fish magnates mam
tain that, an inland market is waiting, it
would seem that the general public will
need some education in selecting, cook
ing and even eating fish before it. wil!
be ready for some of the varieties so
familiar to New England. Otherwise
enthusiasm aroused may died an early
death «lue to amateur cookery, and per
sons who try One kind of fish and find
it lacking may be aroused to swear olf
fish for life.
Fish Needs Press-Agents
If the corporation expects to develop
earlv curiosity into a large and steady
demand for its products, it will undoubt
edlv have to put across an intensive
course of public education, including
street-car cards, billboards, magazine
pictorials, and all the other methods of
driving in the facts in order to convince
everybody that t/hc superlative merits
of fish cannot be ignored.,
gastronomic history of the United* States j
has not so far shown us to be a race of j
fish-eaters. The coasts have not con- '
sum cd anything like the amount of sen i
food the fishermen could catch, and back :
the shore fresh fish has always!
been the same as a foreign delicacy. j
Hoover did his best in his food conser- :
vation campaign to interest the country i
in the advantages and pleasures of con
This would seem necessary, for the j
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suming larger quantities of both sea and
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end tbf? Bureau of Fishcne
river food
pounds of fish per person, and now it j
consume« 28 pounds.
The insignificance ot our achievements ,
in eating fish is not noticeable from tnis 1
until you compare our record with those j
of other seacoast countries. In England !
the average person eats 100 pounds a I
year: in Norway and Sweden, 130 i
^ beats them all "it" i
It is true that our average would he j
much more creditable if we counted only j
the area in this country over which it
has been possible to transport fresh
fish, as practically all parts of these j
other countries are reasonably accessible ]
to fishing ports. An average of only j
half a pound of fish is eaten by persons
in some parts of this country, and this
offsets the comparatively large amount
consumed in the real fish-eating districts,
Fishing Behind the Times.
The fishing interests here in Boston |
*ay that they are practically in the po- j
sition in which the beef business found
its«*lf when it began to organize 50
years ago 1 hen beef was handed out
to the public by the same happy-go-lucky
methods which now characterize fish
>"s. Beef cattle « ere t tailed sometime,
a thousand miles to the nearest market,
for nobody would eat beef unless it. was
fresh killed. Then organization was de
refrigerator cars invented,
^ ^ has been distributed from a
" .
fisheries industry here hopes to;
<m shujlar u , that of the
rtrgauiaat | 0n _ j t i, a8 started by 1
collecting a fleet of 25 modern trawlers j
<>f ol)tainhlg n of s( . hoou -
( , rs nu(] lu i st . e ii a ncous craft. These
st(>am tra wlers are said to bring in as
innny fj 8 |, j n one short cruise as a;
'schooner can catch in a year.
xiten, the company is taking fisher-;
maii s am j harnessing it to efficiency
bv meaua () f wireless. When several
( raw | ftl . R SP ( out. on a cruise for sword
m . 00t j one ap t to strike waters
w |, ero t | 1( , j arg( , fish a ro plentiful, while
( ] )( , ot hers lllU y go t nothing but a few
j uu ,] s 0 f sn)a i| ( i t . KS valuable fish. For
JUI , r | v (here was nothing for any of the
j ( .raft to do but take what fortune sent,
\„ w -, a vessel in good fishing waters
s0[u j s a wireless message to the land
station, and the message is forwarded to
the company's other ships. With this
j nnova tion hauls of large fish have be
rome so much the rule that extra boats
occasionally have to be sent out just to
jn smaller varieties. This is re
guarded as a remarkable turn of af
f u j r , s . a« hitherto small fish have made
u) , tlie bulk of the catch, whenever the
i>i K fellows proved elusive.
y 80 A | ( But the Smell.
company's plant in Maine,
{ j s | t a " rp uf> t sold fresh aro
tinned atid cured, new machinery is rev
olutionixtng the process of packing. Sar
dines, for instance, are now beheaded
by thousands of big «^hopping machines,
Instead of the old way by hand-operated
knives. A new method makes it posaune
I to salt cod in 18 hours instead of
j days. At every point handling fisn is
i being reduced to a science. And prog
i ress is expected to continue.
The company maintains a laboratory
» '/with industrial chemists in charge to
.ill par ts of a fi sh except the sm ell,
the squeal; the fisheries aim to conserve
study new uses for by-products, new
methods of packing, and anything else
that will increase efficiency and profits,
Glue, fish meal, oil and leather are a
few of the by-products which this com-j
pony is making every effort to use to
advantage. The packers have been able,
to utilize every part of the pig except
VETERAN OF WORLD WAR
WEDS FORMER ARMY NURSE
Choteau. Oct. 31.—In the marriage
at the Wilcox home in this city of Kyle
■Tones, cashier of the bank at Byn.im,
and Miss Maud Wilcox, acting post
mistress at Bynum, were united two
young persons who had both served the
country during the recent war. The
p0(n jj r _ anc j M rs .
srroom, who is
canton ments .
STEAMER IS RESCUED,
7. .. . T . » mAri „ n
Washington, Oct. 31. The American
steamer Gambler, reported helpless and
adrift off the Cuban coast, has reach
ed Sandiago, the navy department was
advis\ Saturday The mine
the
steamer Lake^ Davaga, reported in
trouble near Guantanamo.
To CASCADE COUNTY
VOTERS
WE. THE UNDERSIGNED EX
SERVICE MEN, residing tn the vi
cinity of Cascade, Montana, hereby
endorse and will support the candi
dacy of
HAROLD M. MADY
For the Office of
COl'NTV ASSESSOR
OF CASCADE COUNTY
MONTANA.
Mr. Mady Is the Republican candi
date.
M ARO l. Il M. MADY, besides being
well qualified to fill the office with
impartl&litv, credit, ana integrity, is
an EX-SERVICE MAN. was wound
ed In the SERVICE OF HIS COUN
TRY IN FRANCE, and is Just only
out of the hospital, which has left
him incapacitated for many other
lines of endeavor, or to carry on a
vigorous campaign for this office.
■VVe bespeak for him your hearty
support at the forthcoming election
November 2nd. irrespective of party
affiliation, that he may feel his sac
rifice for his country IS appreciated.
I.RT'S PUT HIM OVER
H E DESERVES IT
CI Y E HIM YOUR VOTE
AND SUPPORT
Signed: %
M. C. dreen Ilster Tlntlnger
Lawrence lister Harry Collim
L. F. Harris Harry Wasneck
M. O. Paulson R. H. Bolls
Engolf AValnum J. M. Weinstack
R F. Sullivan George E. Wright
Ronald Molen P, Murphy
C. L. Olllette Ora Simmons
Jentoft M. Nelson Earl O'Connor
Joseph Canavan Albert 8^ Flanagan
George S. Slater
M. M, Markle
John Rumney
J. C. Thompson
Charles Hall
Geo. C. Coulson
Wllber Coulson
A. B. Simpson
Sol. N. Tintlnger
Wm. G. Wasneck
JaoQuea Smeets
Clarence h. Bradlsh
(Paid Political Advertisement)
Hydrastia Cream
SOFTENS ROUGH SKINS
LAPEYRE BROS. DRUG STORE
GREAT NORTHERN SPECIAL
AGENT IS TRAN8FERED
Special to The Daily Tribune.
Wolf Point, Oct. 31— Thos. Bailey,
special agent for the Great Northern,
with headquarters here, has been trans
ferred to Great Falls, and left for there
a few days ago. Y. E. Muir of Superior.
Wis. has been transferred to this city
to relieve Mr. Bailey. Before leaving
Mr. Bailey was presented with a hand
some Waltham watch by his railroad
friends. He expects to move his family
to Great Falls in a short time.
f—
Manv fatalities havo been attributed
to eating- hemlock roots under the sup
position that they were parsnips.
American Bank & Trust
Co. of Great Falls
OFFICERS:
r . p. Reckarffs President
W K. Flowerree Vice-President
H. G. Lescher Vice-President
T O. Nelson Cashier
p A. Fisher Assistant Cashier
DIRECTORS:
W. W. Halght C. E. Helsey
Frank W. Mitchell Albert J. Fouse«
J. J. Flaherty C. B. Roberts
L E. Foster Alfred Malmberg
Robert Cameron
F. O. Nelson
R. P. Reckards
H. G. Lescher
Clyde AV'iicox
Charles Horning
W. K. Flowerree
Walter Kennedy
Chas. Gles Wm. Grills Fred A. Woehner
Charles R. Taylor E. L. Noiris
4% Interest on Time Certificates and
Savings Accounts.
Ill
TO THE VOTERS OF
CASCADE COUNTY:
I have been a resident of Csscade
County for Nineteen Years. I am serv
ing mV first term as County Attorney.
I have tried to do my duty during my
first term. I invite jour investigation
of my record in office. If re-elected 1
pledge myself to the persistent enforce
ment of the law. If you are in sympa
thy with law enforcement, and if you
feel that my record in office entities me
t 0 a second term. I shall greatly appre
ciate your support.
HOWARD (I TCETVNET
rlU>r vx. X» .
Republican Candidate for County Attor
ney.
(Circulated and paid for by Howard G.
Bennet.)

Alex Remneas
for CLERK of
DISTRICT COURT
A resident of Cascad«
County for 32 years.
Thoroughly familiar
with accounting and all
kinds office work. An
employee of the smelter
for 6 years. At present
bookkeeper for Murphy
Maclay Hardware Co.
A real estate tax payer,
married and living with
family at 1010 Second
avenue north, Great
Falls, Montana.
Paid for by Ales Remneas.

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