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GLOSSARY OF LEGAL TERMS.

CERTIORARI: A writ to review the proceedings of inferior courts and officers exercising judicial powers.

CIVIL ACTION: A proceeding to enforce the rights and redress the wrongs of the individual.

CRIMINAL ACTION : A proceeding to secure conviction and punishment for a crime against the state.

ESCHEAT: A reversion of property to the state in consequence of the want of an individual competent to inherit.

FELONY: An offense which is punishable by death or imprisonment in the penitentiary.

FRANCHISES : A special privilege from the government to indi. viduals.

HABEAS CORPUS: A writ directed to a person detaining another in custody commanding him to “have the body” of the person brought before the court for a specified purpose.

INITIATIVE AND REFERENDUM : A system by which legislation is referred to and acted upon by the people.

INJUNCTION: A writ, equitable order or decree, prohibiting a person or his agents or servants from doing a specified act.

MANDAMUS : A writ compelling inferior courts or officers to perform their duties.

MISDEMEANOR: An offense which does not subject the offender to punishment in the penitentiary.

PROBATE: Approval of the sufficiency of a will by a proper court.

PROHIBITION: A writ which commands a person or tribunal not to do something.

Quo WARRANTO: A writ to determine by what authority persons claiming or usurping an office are acting.

STATUTE: An act of legislation ; a written law.

INDEX.

34, 35

22

PAGE
Alder Gulch....

22
American citizens.

106
American Fur Co...

21
Analogy between U. S. and
state governments..

93
Arms of France..

20
Ashley, Gen...

21
Assessment..

.84, 86
Assessors..

.29, 34
Attorney General..

60
Attorneys.

.29, 31, 79
Auditors.

.34, 36
Bibliography..

.116
Big Hole, Battle of the. 22
Bill of rights....

52
Bonded indebtedness.. 90
Bribery.

70
Butte..
Chief Engineer.

29
Chief of Police... 29, 30, 31
Circulating libraries.

48
Cities....

26, 27
Citizenship

. 102
City Attorney

29, 31
City Clerk...

29
City Council.
City Engineer

29, 30
City Marshal.

30
City Physician.

30
City Supt. of Schools. 44
City taxes..

87
City Treasurer.

29
Civil Code.

14
Civil government

11
Civil service..

. 100
Clerk of the District Court

.34, 80
Codes.

14. 24
Collector of Taxes.

88

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Common defense, Provision
for....

103, 105
Common law.

15
Constables.

26
Constitutional Convention.. 23
Constitutionality of laws. 12, 15
Constitutions...

......11, 12, 13, 51, 52, 93
Coroner.

.34, 80
Corporations, Taxation of 85
Counties...

26, 33
County Attorney.

79
County Auditor.. 34, 36
County Assessor..

34
County Clerk..
County Commissioners. 34
Couniy indebtedness. 90
County taxes.....

87
County Supt. of Schools. 34, 43
County Surveyor

.34, 36
County Treasurer.

. 34, 35
Courts....

. 14, 15, 72
Culbertson, Alex.

21
Custer, Gen..

22
Debte, Public.

90
Description of Montana.
De Smet, Father...

22
District Court.... . 73, 75, 80
Domestic Tranquillity, Pres-
ervation of..

103, 105
Education.

39
Enabling Act.

39, 53
Executive officers.

55
Fees..

89
Finance.

84
Fines..

89
Fire department.

30
Foreign governments. 12
Fort Benton.

21

28

20

PAGE
Fort Philip Kearney
Fort Union...
France, Arms of.

20
Franchises..
Fur traders.
General welfare, Promotion
of....

. 104, 105
Gibbons, Gen.

22
Gold mining
Government, Objects of.....102
Governmental authority
Governor ...
Graphical outline of sources 17
Health department... 30
Helena.

22
History of Montana.

20
Holidays, Legal.

74
Impeachment..

13, 65
Indian service..
Indian tribes.
Indian wars

22
Industries...

23, 24
International law..
Jesuit missionaries..
Justice, Establishment of

. 102, 104
Judges, District
Judiciary..

.14, 26, 30, 72, 74, 76, 97
Justices of the Peace.....

...26, 76
Justices of the Supreme
Court...

72
Land Commissioners.
Land offices..

.100
Last Chance Gulch..

22
Laws ...

. 12, 14, 15
Legal holidays.

74
Legislative Assembly.14, 62, 64
Legislation, Special. 67
Lewis and Clarke.

21
Liberty, Maintenance of. 103, 105
Libraries..

48, 88
Licenses..

88
Lieutenant-Governor. 58
Lisa, Emanuel..

21
Little Big Horn, Battle of the 22
Mayor....

28

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Miles, Gen.

22
Mining

22
Missionaries.

.21, 22
Missouri Fur Co.

21
Municipal government.. 26
Municipal indebtedness. 90
Negroes, Political rights of.. 23
Notaries Public...

81
Officers .

.55, 57
Outlines for study.... 19, 25,

31, 32, 37, 50, 51, 61, 71, 82, 92
Penal code...

14
Per capita taxes.

84
Police department.

.30, 31, 77
Political code..

14
Poll tax.....

84
Population, Increase of . 23
Post-offices.

99
Property taxes.

85
Public Administrator....34, 81
Public improvements, Tax
for

88
Public lands.

97
Public property, Revenues
from....

89
Railroads, Taxation of.. 85
Representatives ..

62
Republican form of govern-
ment required..

93
Revenues.

84, 89
Road tax.

84
Rocky Mt. Fur Co...

21
Schedule.

53
School libraries.

48
School districts

.44, 90
School election..

45
School fund..

40
School taxes

87
School Trustees.

45
Secretary of State.

58
Senators....

63
Sewerage system.

88
Sex in education

.48
Sheriff ....

.34, 78
Silver Bow placers..

22
Sinking fund.

91
Sovereignty.

95

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State Board of Education : 41 2.600.

60

State Board of Land Com-
missioners ...

40
State indebtedness.

90
State taxes....

86
State Treasurer
Statehood..

23
Statistics

.109
Streets...

. 29, 30
Superintendent of Public In-
struction....

42
Superintendent of Schools..

..34, 43, 44
Supreme Court..

72
Taxes.... ....84, 85, 86, 88, 98
Teacbers' certificates.

46
Teachers' institutes.

46

PAGE
Territorial changes. ...

23
Text books, Uniform system

41
Towns and cities..

. 26, 27
Townships...

26, 90
Trappers....

21
Treasurers

29, 34, 35
Treaties...

12
United States civil service. . 100
United States and state gov-
ernments

93
United States, School Policy
of .

39
United States taxes.

98
Verandrye, Chevalier de La. 20
Water works.

88
Women in education..

48
Yellowstone steamship...

21

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