American Annual Cyclopaedia and Register of Important Events Volume 40

American Annual Cyclopaedia and Register of Important Events Volume 40

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1901 edition. Excerpt: ... close of the year was 65 against 51 at the beginning. The resources of the home during the fiscal vear were: Balance on hand at beginning of year, $1,414.06; State appropriation, $5.190; received from pensions. $854.25; received from Government. $4,008.25: from sale of buildings at Fort Maginnis, $1,700; total. $13,172.5ti. The expenditures amounted to $11,522.70, of which $4,000 went for subsistence. The Montana Children's Home Society lias placed 150 children in homes since its organization. The Institute for the Deaf and Dumb had a larger attendance this year than ever. The building has been improved, and new departments of instruction introduced. There were 354 prisoners at the State Prison in December. Unconditional pardons were granted to 20 in the year and diminutions were given in 75 cases. Militia.--The report of the Adjutant General says: "On April 1, 1898, this State had 1 company of artillery, 2 troops of cavalry, 9 companies of infantry, and 1 mounted company of infantry. Of this force all were called for (with the single exception of the artillery) by the War Department for the Spanish-American War, and were mustered into the United States service. The terms of enlistment in nearly all the companies that composed the old guard expired with their muster out of the United States service. The infantry and cavalry arm of the service were not continued, and our State is left with the least number of organized militia to her credit of any in the Union. "The number of persons in the State subject to military duty is estimated at 31,258, an increase of 3,744 in two years. "The expenditures from the National Guard fund for the two years were as follow: For 1899, annual appropriation $2,500, expenditures $1,447,50; for...show more

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  • Paperback | 914 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 46mm | 1,597g
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  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236761421
  • 9781236761422