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V WESTERN NEWS VOLUME XM1. - HAMILTON. MONTANA. WEDNESDAY, Ai K1L 15. 1903. NUMBER 25 TRIAL JURY CALLED FOR NEXT TUESDAY JUDGE WEBSTER CONVENES DIS TRICT COURT FOR APRIL TERfl. CONSIDERABLE BUSINESS CALENDARED Gambling Case Settled.—Rees Powell Didn't Want a Lawyer—Cases Set For Trial. Judge W cbster convened district court in Hamilton Tuesday morning for the April term A venire of 3) trial jurors was drawn and made re turnable on Tuesday April 21. Argu ments by counsel over minor matters consumed most of the day. Consider FREDERICK C. WEBSTER, Judge, Fourth Judicial District. able probate business has been dis posed of. An incident occurred in court yester day that caused considerable amuse ment. Rees Povyell, who was defend ant in a murder case several months ago, which resulted in his acquital, and in which he was represented by S. G. Murray of Missoula as counsel, is again in trouble. He is being sued J MEN'S CLOTHING ( The Smartest, The Best Fitting, The Longest | to Wear and Hold-Their-Shape § Clothing, Is Here. 1 B B B B B B sr B VITALS' BRAND CLOTHING- IS THE BEST P And when you see the prices—all plainly marked—you will agree that 3 clothing of like values has ever been shown in this valley. A deter- 3 mination on our part to largely increase our clothing sales this season §5 insures you the mostdesirableand dependable merchandise. Whether 3 you are from Missouri or not we want to "show you" our Men's Suits =2 in Serges, Cheviots, Worsteds and Fancy Mixtures. The style of suit 3 that looks best on you is the one we want to sell you. 3 EVERY SUIT IS UNION HADE. THE PRICES: 1 $6.50,-7.50,=8.50,-io.oo, »12.50, =15.00,=l8.00,=20.00. 1 B B B B B B B B B B B There are none better made than SWEET, ORR & CO'S. Union Made Men's <£Q OO O RO Q OH G RH 3 Work Pants. We have for your inspection a very complete line at ...... . ^^«UU^^.UU^O.UU dllU O.OU. EVERY PAIR GUARANTEED. 3 WHAT ABOUT A SUIT FOR YOUR BOY? Hadn't you better bring him in and let us fit him? We are showing some splendid values in "Juniors" at.......................................... $2.50 to $4.00 Norfolk Suits, from...................................... 3.50 to 7.00 > Boys' Three-Piece Suits,.......................... 3.50 to 7.00 Youths' Long Pants Suits,........................ 5.00 to 13.50 We can suit all ages, tastes and — B B sr sr B MERCANTILE DEPT. I Hamilton, flontana. GOO) CLOTHE/' 3 3 ~3 3 3 =3 by Mr. Murray .or attorney fees amounting to about $480. When the case was called Mr. Powell respond ed for himself and began to ramble. The court called him down and told him he ought to have a lawyer. "Not for me," shouted Powell, "I wouldn't be here if it wasn't for lawyers." He then stated that he proposed to defend his own case and asked to have it Iransfered to a federal court. This of course was denied. Milton Hammond appeared in court and plead guilty to the charge of gamb ling. He was fined $100 and costs. CASHS SET FOR TRIAI*. State of Montana vs Egbert Fausett. Rape—Tuesday April 21. Wm. Young vs. C. A. Holly. Fore closure of Mechanics' lein—Wednes day, April 22. W. H. Mace vs R. C. Smith. Appeal from Justice court.—Thursday April 23. S. G. Murray vs Rees Powell. Debt— Friday April 24. Jessie E. Sloe um vs. Thos. M. Slocum. Divorce—Monday April 27. Emma Erfinan vs. W. A. Walker and V. C. Walker. Debt—Monday April 28. John A. Hiy. vs. James H. Cowan. Damages—Tuesday April 28. Dobbins vs. # , Harrington. Appeal from Justice court.—Thursday April 23. Anna Anderson vs. John Anderson. Divorce.—Saturday April 26. The demurrer in the Beavers vs. Beavers divorce case was overruled and the defendant was allowed until May 9 to further plead. Divorces were granted in the suits ot Sarah J. Thrower vs. Luther Thrower, on the grounds of desertion and non-support, the mother being awarded custody of the child, and Edwin M. Williams vs. Margaret Williams, on the ground of desertion. J. D. Miser vs. J. B. De Nayer and Julia De Nayer. Debt—Judgment for $250, costs and $33 attorneys fees entered by default. Henry Buck & Co. vs. Ben Young. Debt—Judgment for $72.69, costs and attorneys fees entered upon default of défendent. The court handed down a decision in the case of W. P. O'Brien vs. Mrs. Jerome Bray, sustaining the finding of the jury in favor of defendant and taxing costs of suit to Mr. O'Brien. Miser Is Acquitted. J. D. Miser, the Stevensville drug gist was tried today before Justice Morris upon the charge of selling liquor unlawfully and acquitted. The case was prosecuted by County At torney Baker and the defense «-.is conducted by Attorney B.iggs. J. B. De Naytr and Mrs. DeNayer were the witnesses for the st.ite and swore that they had | ur :h;i e l a pint of li,nior at Miser's d lie store on December 24 List. The sale was admitted by Miser but fis! RAVALLI COUNTY'S COURTHOUSE. he presented a prescription which he claimed authorized the sale. This prescription, calling for one pint of liquor, was sign ;d by "Dr. Bradley" and dated March 1901. Witnesses D. A. Bishop and Lorriaux testified that it was the custom among druggists to refill any given prescription, regularly issued, as often as the patient called for it. In rebuttal Dr. De Nayer de I ! ! in I died that lie had ever secured a pre scri[ tion su. h as described and that he had never seen or heard of "Dr. Bradley'' before. Notice to Teachers. An examination of applicants for teachers certificates will be held in the court room April 24th. and 25th. 1903. 25-2t Kitt iE Oster m ever C> in t • - Supt. I GRID REMEDIES IN GREAT DEMAND. ! When colds and grip are prevalent the quickest and surest remedies are ! in great demand. Mr, Joseph D. Wil liams, of, McDuff, Va., says that he was cured of a very deep and lasting attack of la grippe by using Chamber lain's Cough Remedy after trying several other preparations with no ef feet. For sale by Corner Drug Store. SPECIAL ELECTION SATURDAY, JUNE 6 CITIZENS OF HAMILTON TO VOTE ON LIBRARY PROPOSITION. CITY COUNCIL CANVASSES THE VOTE Committee Appointed To Attend To Cemetery, Which Is To Be Flat ted, Fenced and Beautified. The city council met in special ses sion Monday evening pursuant to ; call. The official canvass of the vote showed no change in the result of the ! recent city election as announced in the last issue of this paper. Louis j Peterson, in the first, F. M. Lock-I wood in the second and J. J. How ley I in the third wards, respectively, were I declared elected aldermen to serve for ! terms of two years each und will qualify at the regular May meeting of the council. A petition, signed by over 100 citi zens, praying that an eltction be held to determine the public library proposition, was presented by the members of the Ministerial Associa tion and the council unanimously voted to order an election. The election will be held on Satur day June 6 between the hours of 8a.in. and 6 p. m. The cemetery matter was discussed and on motion of Taylor seconded by Howley, a committee consisting of Mayor Romney and Alermen Taylor, Page and Peterson was appointed and authorized to take full charge of the matter. This committee will imme diately proceed to have the cemetery platted, fenced and trees set out. Stampeded Wedding Party. Justice Frank Morris was "up against it" one evening last week. A man and maid ot Scandinavian origin, neither of whom could speak a word of English, accompanied by a young lady interpreter, whose knowledge of the language and the matrimonial route was somewhat limited, came to him to have the marriage ceremony per , finite 1. After ; ever it hitches most I the preliminaries were adjusted and the Judge ^skei for the mar riage liei nse. A word from the in terpreter and the prospective groom produce 1 a document ^hich upon ex amination proved to be his naturaliza tion papers. This necesstlated ex planations and after some delay the Clerk of the Court Cone, was found and a license procured. The ceremony then proceeded, the bride and groom being prompted by their young coun trywou a'. \\ 1 e i the Judge came to the question "do you known any reason why you should not taka this man to be your husband", at a nod from the interpreter, which the couple doubtless misunderstood, both exclaimed "yaas, yaas!" Finally the knot was securely tied and the Judge, as has been his invariable custom, assumed his most engaging smile and proceeded to kiss the bride, whereuoon the wedding party stampede 1, ail lo, and behold, the Judge had lost his fee. W. F. BAKER, County Attorney, Ravalli County* A THOUGHTFUL MAN. M. M. Austin of Winchester, Ind., knew what to do in the hour of need. His wife had such an unusual case of stomach and liver trouble, physi cians could not help her. He thought of and tried Dr. King's New Life Pills and she got relief at once and was fi nally cured. Only 25c, at Corner Drug Store.