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Y T ,: a :. - ■■ -i * -¿j&Mw / fcv - ». •*’ * i*< * ; V - ; . J i *' YOL. H. CHOTEAU, TETON COUNTY, MONTANA, FRIDAY, FEB. 15, 1901. NO. 42. V feu V’ & N O M O R E H A Z I N G A L L O W E D Strong1 A r r a ignm e n t o f H a z ing in all Form s Reported by Investigating Com m itte. 'The report of the special congressional committee which investigated the hazing of Cadet Booze and the general subject of hazing at West Point, was submitted to the house of Representatives by the chairmau, Representative Dick, together with a bill making stringent regulations against hazing, fighting and all brutal practices. The report is an exhaustive review of the prfctice.of hazing in all its forms, and while moderate in tone is still,never- spected at the academy. In one case a eadet was called a “damned Jew,” but this;was an isolated case. Tw® Hebrews now at the academy testified that they had never been ill-treated on account of race and religion. The diligent efforts of the academy officials to suppress hazing are set forth. But it is pointed out that while there are \ 71 army officers in the academy, 11 per sons are solely charged with maintaining discipline, in a reservation of more than 2,000 acres, and more than two miles long, over 450 cadets. More officers are needed during the day or night. M E MO K T A L T O (GrEN.i G R A N T . Senate Passes B ill Calling For Statue In Tlie City Of W a s h in g ton . D a n g e r o f Coltls an d L a G r ip p e . tlieleBS a stinging arraignment of many alleged brutal practices enumerated. It specifies more than 100 distinct methods of annoying and harassing fourth class men and describes them in detail. One of the “funny formations” de scribed is that practiced on Philip Sheri dan, Jr., who was compelled. to ride a broomstick, “ in mockery of bis illustrious father’s achievement at Winchester. The report states that a system of fighting has grown up which is shocking in its character. The fightB are described and the committee states that the “ West Point code is far more vicious than the <Jueen8bury.” The committee held that fighting is the worst form of hazing. The report says that such fighting as that at West Point is a felony according to the statutes in many of the states, and the time has come when congress must decide whether lights, which are high orimes elsewhere, shall continue at West Point. The committee findB that Cadets Mac- Arthur, Breth and Burton were hazed into convulsions, others were hazed until they fainted, while others were hazed until they were sick. Tho liaziag of Cadets Booze and Breth are elaborately treated but tho committee does not at tributs theii deaths directly to hazing. ' The report adds : “But while we can not fix upon hazing the responsibility for these two deaths, tho possibility is that it hastened them, and the blot it throws on the other »vise fair and glorious fame of the academy; its conflict with proper training and discipline, and unfit ness in this new century urges the adop tion of reasonable, yet we believe effect ive measures for its eradication and the promotion of discipline at the academy.” The bill submitted contains 11 sections against hazing and provides means for its detection and punishment. Dismissal is provided for taking part in a fight or a challenge, directly or in directly, or for any form of nnnoynnee, harassing or bracing of cadets. Cadets dismissed are made ineligible to appoint ment to tho army, navy or marine corps. Provision is made fôr courts of inquiry, courts martial, closer association between officers and cadets, and other means for effectually'stopping the practice of haz ing. Taking up the Booze case, the'com mittee states that his conduct at the academy was strictly correct, although under the offensive class despotism, it was viewed as meriting chastisement. The circumstances of his being called out liis fight and the system of annoyance practiced on him are minutely stated. The committee added: “Whether injur ies in'the fight, disturbance of the stom acb, irritation of feelings and other super-added ordeals added to the severe hut proper duties of the cadejt caused de pression in Booze, and without these un lawful exactions be could have studied and gained in strength and vigor,, are also problems beyond human knowledge tc determine. And a like commentary must be made respecting the case of John Edward Breth.” The committee;say that on a whole a man’s religious opinions are highly re- The greatest danger from colds and la grippe is their resulting in pneumonia. 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By turn- the aparatus on its own axis all parts of the mocoue membrane can be pictured. The photographs are about tbe size of a cherry stoue, but they can be en larged to any extent.—Practical Drug gist. Washington, Feb. 12.—At the begin- ?.s ning of to-day’s sessioniof the senate a bill was passed appointing a committee consisting of the president of tke Society i of the Army of the Tenhessee, the chair man of the joint committee on library and the secretary of war, to seloct a site in the city of Washington and'have designs pre- pared for a statue of Gen. U. S. Grant, the cost of which shall not exceed §250,000. JL.ieut.-Gen.'Miles. D e a th O f John W . Power.' John W. Power died at-his home in Fort Benton Sunday morning last at 7:30 o’clock, after seven weeks’ illness , with typhoid fever. Mr. Power waB born in Dubuque, Iowa, April 6,1844, amd was educated in the public schools and at Sinsinawa Mound college in Wisconsin. In 1807 be came to Fort Benton and joined bis elder brother, Thoa. O. Power, in tbe mercan tile business, which they had continued to thiB time. He had also engaged in R E V . V A N SCO Y IS D E A D . T h e P r e s i d e n t O f T h e M o n t a r ía t W esleyan University,\H ied < M o n d a y Jn H e l e n a . banking, mining, eattle and sheep busi ness, in all of which ho had been Buccess- tul. The president lias appôiuted Gen. Nel son A. Miles to the lieut-generalship created by the army re-organization bill recently passed by congress. Gen.Miles haB been disgruntled' for a number of years and is supposed' to have been against McKinley in the recent elestiou. His appointment by tlie 'president is therefore another instance of the latter’s magnanimity. ; Iiistallatiou O fO fficers. H o w A r e Y o u r K idneys f Dr. Hobbs' Sparacrus Pills cure all kidney Ills. Sam. plo free. Add. SterlluR Kemedy Co., Chicago or N. Y. Wednesday evening Cottonwood Camp No. 210, W. of W. installed the following officer's: C. C.—Byron Corson.' , A. L.—J. E. Erickson. Banker—H. Beaupre. Clerk—G. A. Gorham.' Escort—J. W. Shields. \ W atchman—FrFrMoDeimGtt Sentinel—J. Hirshberg. ■; ( B. Corson John W . Power was a Roman Catholic in religion and a republican in politics. In 1890 lie was eleotsd state senator on the republican ticket, defeating Chas. E- Duer, tbe strongest democrat at that time in Choteau county. In 1894 he was re elected, this time defeating C. J. McNa mara, one of the strongest men in th® county. Mr. Power served eight years as senator and waB regarded by meu of all parties a8 a sound and judicious legis lator. * Rev. Dr. Thomas Van Scoy. president of tho Montana Wesleyau university, died Monday evening at 9:30 o’clock of pneumonia. Mr. Van Scoy had been ill for the past week. He came to Montana a couple of years ago from Portland and he was a well-known educator and church man of the state. He was ‘ elected presi dent of the Wesleyan university, having built that institution up to a high stan dard. Rev. Van Scoy served with the 154th Indiana volunteers. He was born in Indiana in 1848, and is a grad uate of ’the Northwestern university at Evanston. Prior to coming here he was president .of the Portland university. He leave« a wife and several children. Dike 7 7 - 8 , B u t No Geese. C o r rect A r ithm e tic. •r Managers G. A. Gorham. J. E. Erickson. T h a t Throbbing* Headache Would quickly leave you, if you used Dr. King’s New Lifo Pills. Thousands of sufferers have proved their matchless merit for sick and nervous headaches. They make pure blood and strong nerves and build up your health. Easy to take. Try them. Only 25 cts. Money back if not cured. Sold by C. H. Drake, Drug gist. JCdacato Your B o w e ls W ith Cascarcts. Candy Cathartic, euro constipation forever. 10c. 25c. If C. C. C. fail, druggists refund money. “Polly, dear, suppose I were to shoot at a tree with five birds on it, aud kill tkre«, how many would there be left?” Polly (age six)—Three, please. Teacher—No, two would be left. Polly—No, there wouldn’t. The three shot would bo left, and the other two would be flied away.—Tit-Bits. “D’yer mind the winter of 77-8—what a fine, open one it was?\ remarked one olcl- timer to another the other day. “ W®11, thi« \yinter reminds me of that ono more than any other I enn recollect. \Very little snow and no cold weather— hardly enough to make ice uutil about the 22 of February, when all of a stiddea- it turned colder’n Greenland for a day or You know old Joe Howard who used so. State Incom e School Fund. The state income school fund amounts this year to §105,842.20. Last year it amounted to §80,428,50. Teton county’s quota this yeaf is §1,448.55 as against last year’s quota of §1,174.50. E d itor's A w fu l P ligh t . F. M. 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Gent’s Depar’t. §1.50 1.25 2.50 2.25 • 4.00 5.00 3.00 5.00 .75 1.25 G.00 8.00 10.00 10.00 12.00 14.00 10.00 14.00 7.50 9.00 6.00 11.00 Starched Shirts ........... 31.00 Starched Shirts ............. ;. .75 All Wool Flannel Shirts .. 2.00 All Wool Flannel Shirts .. 1,85 A Suit Wool Underwear... 3.50 A Suit Wool Underwear... 4.00 A Suit Wool Underwear... -2.35 Stetson H a t ................... 4.00 Wool S o x .................................... GO Wool S o x ..................... 1.00 Dress S u its ................... 5.00 Dress S u its.................... 6.00 Dress S u its ................... 7.50 Ulster Overcoats ............ 7.50 Ulster Overcoat ............ 8.50 Ulster Overcoats ............ 10.00 Box Overcoats .............. 7.50 Box Overcoats .............. 10.00 All Wool Blankets............. 5.50 All Wool Blankets ......... .. 7.00 All Wool Blankets ........... 4.50 All Wool Blankets ........... 9.00 Groceries. “Our Hobby” is Groceries. We have become so accustomed to buyiug Grocer ies that it has become a kind of “second nature” with us. And our experience is worth something. We have, by keeping the finest, educated our customers to us ing the best. Experience teaches us how to buy—how to buy tbe best at the lowest price. Who is better ablo to sell you goods to advantage, tho man who buyB a few or the man who buys fifty or sixty car loads a year? Come and see for yourself. Get our prices and you will agree with us. Come during February and see what we can do for yon in the way of goods and low prices. ✓ to live down across the Teton on the road to Sun River Crossing?” “Well, Joo said the Priest Butte lake had been free from ico: nearly, all that winter and along about the middle of February there was a plenty of ducks an” geese ou the lake. 'In fact,’ said Joe,, tker’ wuz jist'thouB&n’s uv’um, an’ w’en tker Btorm come it como so suddent an*' f so cold that before they could fly off the’r feet wuz froze inter tbe ice an’ then they couldn’t.’ ” “ ‘To be sure,’ said Joe,—and you know how truthful he always was.—‘they flap ped the’r wings an’ tried all sorts o’ways they could to git out’n it, but they coud’t, ’ceptin’ that the’r squawkin’ an’ flappin’ kept mo an’ the ole’ 'omim awake all night so that we was up early the next mornin’. I hitched up an* tumbled the hul fambly into the wagon an’ lit out fer the lake whore, sure enough, t^as all the geese an’ ducks stuck fas’ in the ire we wantod. Well, we killed twd freight wagon loads an’ took 'em to tho Crossin’' and to Benton an’ solo 'em fer two barls. uv whiskey an’ had a good time.’« ” “As to the last of Joe’s remark,” said? the,old-timer, “ I can vouch, also as to the weather, but the ducks and geese and old Joe are no longer here to verify the rest of the story.” T o Curo Constipation Forever. Vaho Cascareis Candy Cathartic. 10c or 25c, It C. C. C. tail to cure, druggists refund money. N o tice—County Claims. C o . All claims against Teton county must be filed with the undersigned not later than 5 p. m. Mar. 2nd, 1901. Claims not so filed will not be considered at the Mar. meeting of tho County Commission ers, but will be laid over, without action, until the following regular meeting. By order of the Board of County Com missioners. A. C. W a b x e r ,, Clerk. Choteau, Mont., Feb. S, 1901. A Thousand Tongue?. Could not express the rapture of Annie’ E. 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