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11W TO R1EGISTER.
POPULAT EXPLANATION OF THE NEW LAW. What the RegistryLists are to Record-L Regulations Cloncerning NaturaL lsed Cittsens-Fines and Penalties. Some information in popular form re garding the new registration law is needed Section 1. This section directs that in June 1889, the county commissioners shall divide each county into "convenient election districts." Before the registra tion begins, the county commissioners may "vacate, change, consolidate, remove or establish" any voting precincts, pro vided ten qualified voters request the commissioners to do so. The districts are to include as many polling placesnsd precincts as shall be "convenient" for the voters of the election district. It may be seen that the text of this section is em phatic in providing for the "convenience" of the voters and does not countenance any "shoestring districts" or any other fors. of sgornymaaddorng. A.tor- 0e 1890, no change shall be made in the num ber of election districts oftener than once in two years. REGISTRY AGENTB. Section 2. This section directs that registry agents shall be appointed by the county commissioners. They are to be "competent persons" resident freeholders and qualified voters of their respective districts. Those appointed in June last are to hold office until June 4, 1890. After that two years is the term. No one who is a "candidate for" office or who holds an office can be a registry agent. The registry agent is "subject to re moval at any time" by the board of county commissioners. This leaves no excuse for permitting incompetent agents to hold office. In districts where there is a city of over 5,000 people two agents may be appointed. VACANCIES AND CERTIFICATES. Section 8. If the registry agent dies, is disqualified or resigns, the chairman of the county commissioners, may appoint another, on receiving notice from any responsible citizen of the cir cumstance. It follows that in districts where a person who is not "competent" holds office, one or more voters mnight very properly inform the said chairman of the "disqualification" of the registry agent. It is then the "duty" of the clair man to appoint an agent who is to qual ify within two days. Should the new agent fail to qualify within the time specified the law pro vides that the voter can register in any other district. He is to receive a cert ii cate which will enable him to vote in his own district. Section 4. The county commisstorers are to provide books, seals and stationery, including an "official register" which is to have blank spaces for the customary details as to the residence, age and citizen ship of the voter. DUTIES OF REoGISTRY AGENTB. Section 5. This section provides that reglstry agents shall enter on their duties September 15, and shall register voters on all legal days from 2 p. m. to 8 p. m. From October 5th to 15th inclusive, voters are to be registered from from 10 a. m. to 10 p. m. on all legal days. As the election takes place this year on October let it is provided in Section 18, that the agents shall "enter upon their duties" by August ]st, and shall register voters on and after August 15th, between 2 p. m. and 8 p. m., until September 5th when the hours are to be from 10 a. m. to 10 p. tm. until Sep tember 15th, when the registry closes. Registry agents are to make a record of each registration, giving the age and nativity of the elector and in incorporated towns or city the full address. Even the building or room is to be described. When a foreign born citizen is registered it shall be stated whether he produced his certificate or not. Registry agents are to publish for twenty days before the final day of registration, a notice saying when and where electors may register. In "remote, new or sparsely settlec places" the notices are to be placed in not less than five conspicuous places. THE ELECTOR'S OATH. Section 6. Each elector shall take oath before he is registered. The form of the oath is given. "The registrybookl shnll be open at any time for inspection by anyqualnifed elector." CASES OF DOUBT. Section 7. Incase of doubt, the reg. istry agent may submit a series of ques tions to the person who applies for reg lstration. The registry agent is to make like inquiry if the applicant is chal lenged. If the applicant shows that he is qualified the agent shall register his name. The five questions to be pro pounded are given. A resident means a person who has or will have resided con tinuously six months in, Montana, and 80 days in the county before election day. Registration is to hold good for two years. NATURALIZED CITIZENS. Section 8. Naturalized' citizens or those who intend to become such should produce their papers which are to be stamped by the registry agent. If the certificate is lost the applicant may be registered on making oath to that effect and answering certain specified questions relative thereto. Testimony as to his credibility may be called for. No per son need make a second affidavit so long as the former one is on file. PUBLISHING NAMES. Section 9. As soon as the registry closes the agent is to make out a list of registered voters, five written or printed copies of whichare to be posted up in the precinct to which they apply. The lists are always to be completed within seven days from the closing of the list. The agent is to send.the county clerk a verified list of all voters, within two days after the publicatlon or writing of such lists. The dounty clerk shall post this list in a conspicuous place and preserve it among the county records. CHALLENGING. Section 9. As soon as the registry closes, the asent is to make out a list of registered electors, live written or printed copies of which are to be posted up in the precinct to which they apply. The lists are always to be completed within seven days from the closing of the registry. The agent Is to send the' county clerk a verifedlist of all voters within two days after the printing or writing of such lists. The county clern shall psostths list in a conspicuous place and, reserve it among the county records. The registry is to announce on such lists that he will receive objections to the right to vote on the part of any registesed' person until 0 p. m. on the seventh day' previous to the day of election. All persons who may have been erroneously entered are also to be asked to have such errors cor rected. Objections can only be made by h qualified elector in writing and must be sworn to. The registry agent is to] moke note of the proposed challenge on his "check lists" and deliver the aflidavits to the judges of election who are to test the applicant in the customary way. LISTS OF ELECTORS. Section 10. The registry aoent is to copy the nameso in each precinct into aseparite book. 'The names are to be arranged al poabeticalhye and ares to...lear the munnboerd-o thT'eOitrtes on the original list. The registry agent is also to caor plets not laitter than two days before the election "index books" which are to be known as check lists. These lists with the alflfidavits af objection shall be given to one of the judges not later than the day proeeding the election. The copy of the oficial register is also to be given to one of the judges. This hook and the "check lists" are to be sent to the county comissioners as part of the election re turns. If the registry agent fails to pro vide the copy and lists the judges of election may provide them themiselves. Section 11. A registered elector who is about to move from one district to an other is entitled to a registry certificate which will entitle him to vote wherever he sees fit to use it. TIHE AGENT'S OATH. Section 12. Registry agents. shall swear to endeavor honestly to prevent fraud, deceit or any other manner of abuse of the elective franchise. AGENTS' PAY. Section 18. The registry agents shall receive such sums as the county commis sioners may allow them. Such compen sation may be 25 cents for each elector registered. or may be a daily sum not to exceed $5 per day. The sum per day or per head is never to exceed $5 per day. VOTeNG DEPENDS ON REGISTRATION. Section 14. No person can vote who is not registered. The judges of election may require the voter to prove that he is the person on the list. PENALTIES. Section 15. Personating a qualified voter is to be punished by imprisonment for not less than one or more than three years. Any person who registers unlaw fully r tries to do so, without being qualified is to be subject to a fine of not less than $50 or more than $500, or to im prisooment for not less than one month or more than six months. Both fine and imprisonment may be imposed. Perssns who aid or ablet In such crime are subject to like penalties. AGENTS MAY BE PUNIBHED. Section 16. All willful, corrupt and false swearing is to be deemed perjury. Registry agents who do wrong or neglect tholr duties shall be punished by ims prisonment for not less than one year or more than five years, or by a fine of not less than $100 or more than $1,000. Both fine and imprisonment may be imposed. TIME FOR PRELIMINARIES. Section 17. The county commissioners were allowed two days for registry matters in addition to the five days' ses sion in June, 1880, and they were re. quired to set apart the 5th and 6th of June, 1889, for the purpose of carrying the I.w ino effect THIS YEAR'S DATES. Section 18. The special rules for this year are given in this section. They have been embodied in the explanation If section 5. This year the right to vote nov be challenged up to 6 o'clocmk p. m. s the 7th day (September 24) before election day (Oct. i). FULL RECORDS REQUIRED. Section 16. The commisloners and county clerks are to make full and mi nute entriesof all proceedings and to publish same. Registry agents are to be notified of their' appointment. OTHER LAWS REPEALED. Section 20. All acts in conflict with hlis are repealed. The act does not however affect the laws regulating the regibtry of voters for municipal elections or affect or repeal the laws regulating ihe election of school trustees. [Concluded] Confirmed. The fayorable impression produced on the first appearance of the agreeable liqtild fruit remedy Syrup of Figs a few years ago has been more than confirmed by the pleasant experience of all who have used it, and the success of the proprietors and manufacturers the Col. Fig Syrup Company. Promptness. First a cold, then a cough, then con sumption, then death. "I took Dr, Ack er's English Hemedy for Consumption the moment I began to cough, and I be lieve it saved my life."-WALTmR N. WAMTACE, Wpshington. For sdle by Lap eyre Bros. The finest stock of Ladies' and Misses Shoes at Joe Conrad's. Notice. All persons having assessment lists left them by the assessor to fill, will please return them at once to this office. if not returned promptly thessseass meat will be made by the assessor from the best information he can obtain and will add 20 per cent. as provided by law. R. T. GORnAM, Assessor Cascade county. The largest and best selected stock of Embroideries in the country at one-third off the regular price.--Joe Conrad. Bids For Hoes House. Bids for the erection for a stone base ment and two story building for a Hose House,25x60, will be received by the coinm mittee on Fire Department, up to the 20th day of August, 1889, at noon. Bids may be left with either of the under signed, Plans and specifications may be seen at the otfice of the city treasurer. JoHN BoInons, Chairman Com. Fre Dept. Just received a large assortment of carpets including matting, ingrains, tapes tries, brussels, velvets and moquettes-at Joe Ciusutl'. .AKIN0 POWDER IAbsolutely Pure. This Powder never varles. A- marvel of purity than the ordinary kinds, and cannot be sold in competition with the multitude of low test, short weight, alum or phosphate powders. Sold only in cans. ROYAL BAKING POWDER CO., 107 Wall street, New York. NEW YORK rash Hazaar, 'a 4 We are on the track of that mon ster serpent-Credit. Strangle the serpent or it will strangle you. Thousands of people are killed every year by the venomous snakes of In dia, but this Great American Cobra crushes in its coils tens of thdusasds annually. Cast off the curs d coils of the caressing Cobra Credit before they crush you. Do not hesitate or delay. We will help you cut the coils. Begin to trade with us on the cash plan and you will save on each purchase something to apply on that old bebt that is crushing you and paralyzing your energies. Begin now. Every lost day is a lost dollar. Don't listen to the voice of the pro prietors of this murderous animal. Never since EVE WAS SNAKED out of the Garden of Eden has there been such a sneaking snake to snake people out df house and home. Shake the snake and come to the New York Cash Bazaar for Dry Goods; Millin cry, Boots and Shoes, etc., and save 25 per cent. PROTECT YOUR EYES: EyE GLASSESS Mr. H. HIRSOHBEGC, the well-known Optician of 629 Olive St., St. Louis, has appointed LAPEYRE BROS., of Great falls, as agents for his celebrated Diamond Spectaclea and Eseasand alsot. fpi his Diamond Non-Ohangeabls Specthcle. and Eyeglasses. These Glasses are the greatest invention ever made in Spec tacles, By a proper construoctio of the Lens a person purchasing a pair of these Non-o]angeable Glasses never has to change these Glasses fron th eyes, and every pair purchased':' are 'gUaranisteed, so, that if they ever leave theb eyes (al mat-i terhow rusted or scratched the,Leasus, are), they will furnish the party with a new pair of Glasses free of charge. LAPEYIRE BROS. have a fut assort ment and invite all who wish to satisfy themselves of the great superiority of these Glasses over any and all others now in Use;to call and examine the same at LAPEYRE BROS., Draggists and Op ticians, sole agents for Great Falls. ID" Eyes tested free of charge. No peddlers supplied. Sun River Ferry. The underssigned is now Aperatingss his new OFere Boet on San River, Iust above the mit oad lridge, er (treat Faols. hound-trip titkets ever terry sas Wgoec higetJaet .od ras t mis. Stock Sheep for Sale. AdI have 4000 hed of ood Stek Seep for sale. 'W .. Cots, to, Cassette' santy, ACCOMMODATION For travelers goihg to Barker and KIb. bey from Great Falls. Good stabling and ieed. Board and Lodging. Wines, Liquors and Cigars. Robt.. Bates, Otter Creek, six miles above Belt. Five. 10,15 land 20 cent counters at the Bes Hive, GRAND CLEARANCE SALE ! -OF Sadies Mustin Underevar ONTE-.THIDt OFF. Wes we have determined to clean out our entire line of LADIES MUS LIN UNDERWEAR to make room for a LARGE FALL STOCK. We will sell all our well-assorted stock at one-third the former price. Our many patrons can depend on getting FIRST -'CLASS BARGAINS Among these good, as this is not an a lvertising fake but a genuine clear ance sale. The Reliable Dry Goods Store, JOE CONRAD, Proprietor, Central Ave., Great Ialls. .OREGON AND "NAtIVE -ALSO Wood and Coal. A larme and well assorted stock of all kinds of Lumber, Lath, Shingles, Doors, Windows and Building Material constant ly on hand. G. H. Goodrich. H. NALBACH, Leading Merchant Tailor, OF THE NORTHWEST, For the next thirty days I will close out my entire stock of Spring and Summer Suitings at reduced prices. Next door to the Postoffice Great Falls, Mont. I. L. IBRAELI JOSEPH L. SILVERMAN ISRAEL & SILVERMAN, WHOLsBAIE DEALERS IN WINES, LIQUORS AND CIGARS. CENTRAL AVENUE, OREAT FALs, "' MONTANA. 9rn 118 D rulgs! Just opened to the publio one of the largest anid Best ot0 of Drugs spVn BROUGHT TO MONTANA, taoe ull libe of Books, Stationery and Tolet Artilols, And the celebrated Set Puff a.nd =ptheo bnhesa D. A OLREsi r, useopauant. e nteos tdrt., oq, a og l lran., qnt kneeore House SAND COULEE, MONT. This House, which is centrally located in the town of Sand Coulee, has been oeased by the uodersigned. I have good r.oms and first-class aCCbommodations it every respect. '1'raoient business so lieted. Call and see Me when in San d Coulee. C.. B,. PYLE, Prep'r. St. ?P 4r's i1i soi1 BOARDING SCHOOL FOR BOYS,& GIRLS Fall Term, 1889, will open on Sept, Ist. DaMwdlng and Tu.u6a , pe r month, - $1. Wahing, per month, . . . 1 ewoleaoe. r tate g wits oerpwescae. pro ed r p ]ar ounws a"' tly Itt Oiission :. Mercha n, BOeToN,. MA3. Cash advances made on conaiagnpents. Prices to Suit the Timj Fifty M1 res and Geldings for sale, broken or unbroken. See them before pur chasing elsewhere . GEO. F. FIELD. WRITE TO MEII If you ane entered our ettled 'upon any publlo land, orooie to do 0o, ueither as Placer Claim, Lode Claim. Coal Land or Other Claim, A.. H. NELSBON, A5ex Jd Goa~nael, A oTa oom 8, Atlas BAOZ CORY & CO Great 'Falls, Montana. Groceries, .ardware, Crockery, Stoves and Tinware. We carry the largest stock of Groceries and Hardware in Northern Montana. GROSERY DEPARTMENT. This stock is all new goods of the best grades only. We buy everything in car lots from first hands and our prices cannot be met west of the Missouri river. Hardware fDepartment. This is the largest and most complete stock carried in this porttin of the terrl rito y. This stock includes Mining Tools, Steel, ron, etc., Blacksmith Supplies of all Inods, Builder's and General Hardware, Heating and Cooking Stoves and a fNll assortment of Tin and Granite Ware. W. B. RALEIGH. F. H. MEYER. J. W. BELLIB W. B. RALEI6H & GO. The Leading Dry Goods House. At Cost! - At Cost ! * We will, until further notice, close out the remainder of the fol lowing articles at cost: Imported Pattern Suits, Fine Dress Trimmings of all kinds. Laws, Batistes, Challies, Lace Flouncing of every description, Ladies' Fine Chemisettes, Parasols, Etc., Etc. 20 PER CENT OFF ! For one week only, just before going east for New Goods. We will allow the above percentage on all Carpets to cash buyers. W. B. RALEIGH & CO., OENTRAL AVE.. - -. ,, -- IREAT FALt lWill offer this month A Late lmpoitation of Gnts' C1othig Such as Scotch Cheviotts and Worsteds, At a great .ag.Lqti n.na prio, ranging all the way from $6.50, $8.50, $9, 14, LADIES. AND QENTS' .oRUSHERS In an endless variety :of'-color; Will eell them from 75c, $1, $1;50, $1.75, 12, 1.50. Not equaled in town. CENTS' FURNISHINGS, Etc.. In GENTS' SHIETS you will find the fiuest hnd largest assort menta, suh as Silk Clae and Oheviotsi, ranging in price from 7S to .25:85; .We have also a large collection of. NEOK .WEAR, which we will sell at 25 centss, ,w Our 'stock of BOOTS 4AND ,S;4QS is very large, and all very munh below regular <prices £ Mail order lpesptiy attended to. TK HE ON -PRILOE GILOTHIER. __ A - - - - ,.-~ ~ MONT SHO~~t ! SlICS! ShES! Budge & KenkelVLLE.:" Boots! B .ot. Boots IPewtmn fl ni* t filor ai ryte pv8 toip o Pmpt* attention ..: Theor 'Gibspi , Great Fais, M, T.