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In Selecting a Rug
Three things must be considered—
first, color and design; second, qual
ity and wearing ability, and, third,
the price.
* In our rug department you will tind just the rug
you want—one that will harmonize with its ultimate
location in your home.
■* The Herati Wilton rug is the best American-made
rug—it will last a lifetime and stand all kinds of
* Our "warehouse-to-you" plan makes the price so
reasonable that it will surprise you.
Both you and your pocketbook will appreciate our
rug department.
■^tke far 1, 2 or .1. S. & H. Stamp«
Payments to Suit Yourself.
Hafimson w ïïîont St.
"From Warehouse to You"
Massachusetts to Show Grati
tude for Massasoit's
Plymouth. Mass.. March 14 The last
descendant* of the old Indian Chief
Massasoit, who was the friend and alls
of the Ma ■ fl u
who was probabh a party to the first
treaty ever made between red and
white, men. are soon to In* placed on
the pension list of Massachusetts, in ac
cordance with an agreement made
many >ears ago between the common
wealth and the W ampanoag tribe of
Indians, riie legislative committee on
ways and means has reported favor
ably on a bill to provide pensions of
1100 h year.
Their native name* arc Teeweelema.
AVentonekamnske and Zerviah. the fir*t
also possessing the English names of
Maria and Chartottr, respectively.
They are descended from Massasoit and
a sister of King Philip, and arc the
daughters of Mrs. Zen iah Mitchell.
Zeniah. the daughter, married a Rob
inson, long since dead, and lived for
»•»any xean in Abmgton. The other
A Daily Ration
of Grape-Nuts
made of combined whole
wheat and malted barley,
furnishes the mineral ele
ments so vitally neces
sary in food for putting the
"punch" into energetic
bodies and brains.
"There's a Reason
No change ia price, quality,
or sise of package.
sisters made their home on ancestral
acres at Lakeville near Lake Assa
woiusett. earning a living by working
their farm and by basketmaking.
Maria, who was an expert, was often a
feature in exhibitions In Boston and
other large cities, where she appeared
in nutive costume and made her
\tl the sisters are well educated and
hn\e a large acquaintance throughout
the county and this part of the state.
In more recent years their lands were
a retired by whites, but the owners
hn\e permitted them to remain in their
old home. All are advanced in years.
>Iiii .. cosl has a new definition in
railroad taritfs runnin* as follows:
Slack coal is coal that has passed
through a s. reen 1>, wire mesh or IS
perforated plate." according to E A.
Shewc. general agent of the Oregon
Short Line In tills city, who has re
turned from the commission meeting
iin Helena. The commission met spe
cials to define slack coal and the
meeting onl> lasted S', minutes. The
railroad men and the shippers were
al'ie to agree before hand on tne defi
nition of slack coal. W. H. Merr.msn.
dit ision freight and passenger agent
of the Northern Pacific, also attended
the meeting.
Erecting New Plant to Cost
$20.000.000 to Supply
Train Power.
Seattle, WV.sh., March 14.—Marking: the
beginning of h gigantic plan for tremen
dous development of all its rail lines in
the Pacific northwest, at a cost estimât
ed to be 20,000.000, announcement has
! been made by officials of the Great
Northern Railway company that the Che
lan river hydro-electric power scheme
would be built at once. The plant is
produce 150,000 horsepower to operate
the company's lines from Spokane
The plan is also to electrify the coast
lines of the Great Northern between
Vancouver. B. C., and Portland, Ore.,
total of over 500 miles of railroad, much
of which is double tracked.
The work of building a dam and pow
•dation, the former at the foot of T,ake
Chelan and the latter on the Chela
river, which plunges in a might) tor
; rent 400 feet down from the lake to the
Columbia river, will t*gin this spring
I The power plants will be built in the
: basalt side hills In the canyon of the Co
lumbia river. The location for the j
plant is said to be ideal. The co
in um.
It ha
rill be at
since the late
James Hill sent J. T. McCheseney of
Everett quietly to inspect the power
scheme. McCheseney, after an investi
gation, reported favorably. He was then
instructed by Mr. Hill to buy the ri
parian rights and other interests of those
who controlled the waters of the Chelan
river and enough of the shores of the
lake to answer the purpose of the cheme.
McCheseney's work was carried out with
such diplomacy that ru. one was aware
of Mr. Hill's game.
The Great Northern will he equipped
with the L. 'est and most powerful loco
motives. The construction of pole lines
and other transmission equipment nec
essary for the complete electrification of
the entire system west of the Idaho line
has begun. The investment will pay
handsomely, railroad .men assert, be
cause of the lessened cost of motive
power, the facility for making more
stable and even train schedules over
plain, valley and mountain divisions and
a reduction of running time, on the
whole, between Spokane. Seattle and
Harsh criticism of the legisintTve as
sembly which concluded its labors the
first of this month was voiced at the
meeting of the Good Government club
held at Gamer s last night. Miss Mary
O'Neill. Mrs, H M. Kennedy. Mrs H.
F. Carman and Mrs. Margaret Rozsa.
,h< > dub's lobbyists, took several falls
out of the state's solons. charging that
they w rangle worse than a lot of old
women: questioning their integrity
"»»> alleging vote trading, deliberate
defeat of the people's will and undue
Interest in fox trotting and cabarets,
to the detriment of lawmaking
The speakers voiced piQue because
of the failure of rertain measures they
were urging, denouncing Silver Bow
representatives because of their sup
Port of the Soarle* bill regulating the
social evil. Abolition of the legisla
ture was urged by Mrs. Rozsa, who
spoke in behaH of direct legislation.
The following officers were elected:
Mrs. fl. M. Kennedy, president; Mrs.
J B. Ellis, vice president: Miss Jennie
Robinson, secretary, and Mrs. Win
Chester, treasurer.
For Infants and Children
In Use For Over 30 Years
Always bears /7
Signature of
Archie Malone, an employe of the
Lutey store, and Miss Ruth Sipple.
daughter of Mrs. M. P. Sipple. 315
West Copper street, will be united in
marriage this evening at 7:30 o'clock
at the Mountain View M. E. church.
Rev. George D. Wolfe, the raptor, will
officiate. Both Mr Malone and Miss
Sipple are well known in Butte and are
extremely popular among the younger
set. The bride-to-be is a graduate
Funeral services were held with a
mass in St. Joseph's church this morn
ing in memory of William Kerr. Many
friends were present. Burial was in
the Holy Cross cemetery.
Funeral sendees were held this aft - *
lernoon for Jacob Wiinamaki in the
Sherman & Reed chapoL Burial was ,
in the Mount Moriah cemetery.
The body of John F. Ryan will be
forwarded from Walsh's parlors to
night to Chicago for burial. Robert
Ry an, a son. will accompany the body,
going over the Milwaukee.
The Sou*e came out of the hotel ele
vator about 3 a. m. and looked around
the hotel lobby in a scared way. Fiua!
ly he located a Rummy who was sleep
ing in a chair.
"Say ." said the Souse, as he woke the ,
Rummy. Tm scared, and l can't sleep.
Every time I lie down on the bed a herd
of pink elephants creep under the door
and begin dancing around the room."
"Did the pink elephants have red. 1
white and blue hats on their heads?"
asked the Rummy.
"No." replied the Souse.
"Oh. well. I would ut worry." assured
the Rummy. "I've seen lots of pink
elephants when I was trying to sleep,
but I never get scared until they come
into the room wearing red. white ami
blue plug hats.**
The busy ice man comes around.
As warmer grow the days;
He gives six ounces for a pound.
He*d better mend his weighs.

Few People
Know This
Large dotes of pills for
the liver are not as ef
ficient as small doses.
The'big dose purges its
way through the sys
tem fast, but does not
cleanse thoroughly.
The small dose (if right)
acts gently on tne' liver,
and gives it just the slight
help it needs to doits own
work, and do it welL
Take one pill regularly,
until you Know you are
all right
fantttoa Sears Signature
Colorless faces often show
the absence of Iron in the
Carter's Iron Pills
will help this condition.
Ceremonial and Social Session
Arranged by Hibernians
for Tonight.
One of the most enthusiastic and
successful pre-St. Patrick's day Hiber
nian meetings ever held in this county
or state is planned for Division No. 1
at Hibernia hall this evening. A large
vlass of candidates will be initiated
and, following the ceremonial, there
will be a special session at which the
principal address will be made by At
torney Louis P. Donovan. The com
mittee in charge of the arrangements
for the evening consists of: «Jim Egan,
chairman; James Cummins and Barry
All members have been urged to be
present and the members of Division
No. 3 have been given a special invita
tion to attend. The usual drill team
will have charge of the work. A few
special musical numbers will be given
after the ceremony of the degrees.
Inquiry Into Death of the Man
Found in Tunnel Shows
He Was Hermit.
That John H. Duffy, whose decom
posed body was found in the Leonard
Rarus airline tunnel last Sunday, pre
ferred living In a tunnel and subsisting
on remnants of lunch begged from
miners to working for a living was the
chief development of Coroner Lane's
inquiry into Duffy's death held last
night. The jury returned a verdict
that Duffy had succumbed to lack of
nourishment and exposure,
Colin F. McGibbon. an oiler employed
at the West Colusa, testified that he
had known Duffy for 14 years. He
said the man was apparently in good
health, but seemed to prefer the life of
a hermit and beggar to one of toil. He
said Duffy was eccentric in his dress
and always walked along as if in deep
Other witnesses told of seeing Duffy
begging about the mine gates. They
declared that he was not Insistent in
his demands for leftovers from the
lunch buckets and always appeared
None knew- anything of the man's an
tecedent« and it is probable thaï he
will be burled at public expense.
Bette loi
S5î*J to e fit« Of hot fra.
Jï M * mouth w&*h and throat gar*
pouttira safety.
Irecltona Ia booklet packed
lato all cartons. ---
Insist on Genuine !n RED CARTONS
What the Law Provides, as In
terpreted by the Secre
tary of War.
The Post's Washington Bureau.
Washington, D. C., March 14.—Citi
zens of Montana will be interested in
learning from Secretary of War New
ton D. Baker himself that they are se
cure from being drafted into the regu
lar army.
For some time publications have
been appearing, supplemented by word
of mouth expressions, to the effect that
under the Hay-Chamberlain law the
unorganized militia, a term that ap
plies to Tom, Dick and Harry, may be
drafted, willy-nilly, into military serv
ice. Representative Ralph W. Moss
of Indiana took the matter up with
Secretary of War Baker and has a re
ply from the latter which quiets all
doubts on the subject.
"It has been repeatedly asserted."
said Representative Moss, "that the
Hay-Chamberlain army bill confers
large powers on the president to draft
citizens into the army. I recently
asked the secretary of war to give me,
over his signature, the actual power
to draft citizens which is conferred on
the president and under what condi
tions this power may be exercised. His
reply needs no comment to be under
stood. No man can be drafted under
any conditions in time of pea<'e. As
congress has the sole power to declare
war, no citizen can be drafted until
congress shall have declared war
against some foreign power. More
over, no citizen can be drafted even in
time of war under existing law to
serve in the regular army. The law
authorizes voluntary enlistments in
the national guard up to a total
strength of B00 men for each congres
sional district. In time of actual war
a reserve battalion is to be recruited
for every regiment of the national
guard which is called into the service
of the United States, and if for any
reason voluntary enlistments in the re
serve battalion are not sufficient to
keep up the wastage of the regiment
which is in actual service, then the
president may draft men from the un
organized militia in sufficient numbers
to keep this regiment up to full
strength. The extreme limit of the
president's power to order a draft un
der the Hay-Chamberlain law con
sists of maintaining a force on the bat
tlefield equal to 800 effective men for
every congressional district, and this
degree of power can only be exercised
after full opportunity is given to the
nation for voluntary enlistments.
"This law," added Representative
Moss, "has been declared to threaten
the liberties o^ a fYee people and td
create a military system rivalling those
of Germany and Russia. Can mis
representation on any subject go fur
The letter of Secretary of War
Baker, which Is made public with Uie
latter's permission. Is as follows:
"My Dear Sir: Referring to your
lettei* In which you Request to be fur
nished with an official interpretation
of section 79 of the Hay-Chamberlain
army bill with reference to the power
j of the president to draft citizens be
Î tween the ages of 18 and 45 years into
j the military service of the United
j States under the terms of existing law,
I have the honor to inform you as
j follows:
"Ry reference to the act in question
you will observe that there are two
sections in the bill which you mention
relating to the power of draft, one
being section 3 and the other section
79. The general provision is in sec
tion 3. which authorizes the president
to draft into the military service any
and all members of the national guard
and of the national guard reserve dur
ing a period of war, but only 'when
congress shall have authorized the use
of the armed land forces of the United
States for any purpose requiring the
use of troops in excess of those of the
regular army.' There is here no ad
vance delegation of authority to the
president to impose a draft. Congress
must act before the power may be ex
"In section 79 of the act-there is an
advance delegation to the president of
a limited power of draft in time of
war That section provides that when
j ® eml>er> of the national guard and
the enlisted reserve thereof of any
, state, territory or the District of Co
lumbia shall have been brought into
the service of the United States in
time of war. there shall be immedi- j
jately organized for each regiment of!
j infantry or cavalry, each nine batteries ;
s of field artillery and each 12 com- :
I f* n,es °, f coast artillery brought into
j the service, one reserve battalian. and !
. further provides:
If for any reason there shall not
he enouxh voluntary enlistments to!
Keep the reserve battalions at the pre- I
scribed strength, a sufficient number
or the unorganized militia shall t-e '
drafted Into the service of the T'nited ;
biates to maintain each of said bat-1
talions at the proper strength '
"No further action by congress is j
recessary and the president proceeds
under the authority of this section
when war exists to exercise the draft- I
m* power, hut it rlainly appears that 1
it is not an unlimited power, and mav '
be exercised only insofar as necessary
keep the recruit battalions of the 1
national guard in position to supply
I vacancies occurring by death or other
cause in any organisation of the na
tional guard brought into the service
of the Vnited States.
' " nw ' answers to the two queries
which you propound concerning this
sublect are as follows;
I "Question A — Under the Hav
| Chamberlain b!U, in time of pea«,
. can the president draft anv man to
, serve either In the militia or In the
negular army without the man having
first volunteered and Joined a com
j panv of militia?
j "Answer—No.
Question B—In time of actual war
• fare can the president under the terms
I of this law draft anv citizen of the
Friends and Customers:
I find pleasure in announcing that the vert latest
in materials, designs and trimmings for the $X
Summer season have now arrived, and 1 herewith,!
cordial invitation to you to cali and inspect same
My customers know that my garments can alia,
depended upon to give entire satisfaction, because 1
costumes in which the style, material and color comM
are in harmony with the figure of each customer Ü
tions of patrons are always considered and carried out*
ever possible.
I also beg to announce that ! will make cloth asii
gowns for all occasions, and will endeavor to give ja|
full benefit of my most skilled workmanship and vrili
perience in meeting the demands of discriminating no
who understand and appreciate the science of being con«
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All work is executed on the premises by men taflenr
my personal supervision. 1 guarantee superior
correct style, artistic workmanship and perfect fit.
I have successfully solved the difficult problem a! in
ducing the very highest grade of work at a minimum*
and give my patrons the benefit of my economy,
plains why my prices are so moderate and why year
better value at my establishment than elsewhere.
Your trial order is respectftilK «.olicited and i inn»
to call, whether you are read v to plaje mi '*rd|fr frit
t a V î
Thanking you in anticipation. 1 remain.
Yours respectfully.
Ladies' Tailor and Habit Maker.
214 State Sawings Bank Bldg.
United States Into the military serv
ice to increase the army above the
maximum strength authorised by law?
"Answer—No. The president has no
authority under any circumstances to
increase thç/ statutory maximum
strength either of the regular arm} or
of the national guard.
"You will observe that neither sec
tion 79 nor section 111 relates to the
regular army, and while the national
defense act provides for an increase
In the regular army in time of war. yet
this increase must be accomplished,
unless future legislation should pro
vide otherwise, solely by voluntary
enlistments, there being no existing
authority under which the president
can draft men for this branch of the
"With reference to the national
guard, however, it will be seen, as al
ready explained, the president, in the
event that the reserve battalions au
thorized by law are not kept up to the
prescribed strength by voluntary en
listments. has authority in time of
war to draft a sufficient number of
the unorganized militia *to maintain
each of said battalions at the proper
strength.' This 'proper strength' is
I T'S up to ■ man's jud^ent-y^^ *
him the facts about W -B CL T O- .
sweetening or flavoring, just n® • ^ tbe Ç
shredded and lightly salted so ss.to bnog^,!«
without so much grinding and s P ltt ''r'.' ij*.
chew wtmld last and satisfy: that s J*#
W-B goes twice as far as ten cents
ordinary kind of chewing. -xg
■u. I* wtnui-tauToa cobpast. n » 7
i only such as ma:- ta w«*®
vacanc.ea supplied ktà aft
' c umstan e* in exo«? tftk
1 strength allowed by a*
Loos Y M. C. A
notify th. paUii tat **
, rs for monthly ft'
th- b ..dir.* fund
: as ff a! units« ®
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and J ? Dutton u» f
i tht i m c * wi!
, necessary b«i*
1 c .-. that some s***
I had railed on at tewt J
s-.-, J-ers to the fand *■
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j Instead of the rtr-"
ihlgh school cirth*'
Tea her association in
attend ins hod!' 0» ,
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Senate meets tomorto« »
i o'clock.

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