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IPSTORIC SOUTH DAKOTA CASE
Property Which Fell to the State by
the Defalcation of W. W. Taylor,
State Treasurer, Is Awarded by Judge
Marquis to the Widow of the Com
monwealth's First Governor.
Special to The Journal.
Watertowu, S Xf, Sept 18Judge Marquis of
the thiid circuit this week handed down his
cision In the legal fight between the state and
Margaiet W Mellette widow of ex Governor A.
Mellette, the court having decided that Mrs
Mellette is entitled to the homestead property In
Wntertcron This suit has been In court several
years and the decision marks the end of the
most historical case In the state.
The controversv grew out of the defalcation
of W W Tavlor, as state treasurer. Governor
MRS. MELLETTE &
WE DO STAMPING IN OUR ART NEEDLEWORK DE-
PARTMENT ON THE SECOND FLOOR.
Comforts These are
filled with clean sheet
cotton, 78 and 81-ins.
long, values to $2.65, ea.
Bed SpreadsHeavy weight, full size,
honey comb Marseilles
patterns, $1.60 value,
Pillow Cases42 and 45 inch, made of
fine soft cotton, 3-inch hem, this is just
about mill price, would be
good value at 15c, I I
Mellette, as one of the creditoro of Taylor,
turned over his property. Including the homestead
In Watertown, and by Taylor .the same was
transferled to the state
Mrs Mellette, however, claimed title at law to
the homestead and has sought for years ^estab
lish. It in court The" final arguments before
Judge Marquis were made four months ago.
HEART FAILED FELL DEAD
Four Little Children Left Orphans by
Death of J. J. Engel.
ABERDEEN, S Josepn Bngel, agd
saloonkeper, dropped dead of heart failure per i
Specials for Saturday
Good Clothing for Boys
I IS A MATTER of practical economythia matter of buying good
clothing for boys. If a boy does not like his suit or coat, he will not take
as good care of them he would rather have a new suit and he will see to
it that he gets it. Mothers who have experimented with our clothing
say it is the economical clothing for their boysit's good clothing.
Boys' Norfolk and Double Breasted Suits, with belt and
two pair trousers, one pair plain and one /j% A
bloomerextraordinary school suit special j)4 i i
100 Boys' Russian and Double Breast
ed Suits, 21 to 16 years, in plain and
fancy mixtures, regular $ d? f\fs
values, this one1
day only.4 *PO v/U
Handsome assortment Boys' Russian
and Eton Sailor Suits bloomer trous
ers in fancy mixtures and plain colors,
worth to $5.00, Saturday
Extra Special for One Day
Boys' Lisle Suspenders, regular price 40c, Saturday...
DAYS THESE-The time to
spruce up a bitdiscard the negligee
and get back to the stiff shirt, the new tie
and seasonable underwear.
Our New Suspenders, 50c Certainly are elastic
enough, neat enough to please all
Our New Half Hose, 50cThe embodiment of all that'
goes to make the gentleman.
Our New FlannelettesIn gowns and pajamas, com
bine neatness of design and a full measure to insure
comfort, 50c, 75c and $1.00.
Our Dress ShirtsHave a tone and quality unexcelled
and fit to perfection, $1.00 ad $1.50.
Our UnderwearThe Dayton reputation is here estab
lished. Honest vajue expresses it admirably. Sep
arate garments 50c "P to $2.50.
Combination Suits, $1.25 $8.50.
He leaves four children of tender years, his wife
having died two years ago His death makes
the eighth sudden death among Aberdeen men
in eighteen months I
Israel Llvinggood, an old resident of Brown
and Edmunds counties, died suddenly on Thurs
day at the ranch of Henry Bader, five miles
The annual meeting of the stockholders of
the Dakota Central Telephone company was heW
at the head office of the company in Aberdeen
on Thursday The work of the officers and
dliectors the past year was approved and
old directors ere re elected They are J. L.
W Zeitlow, Isaac Lincoln N. Herreid, J. P.
and W. Blckelhaupt.
PROUD OF ITS SCHOOLS
Fourth Year Added to the Curriculum
CLARK, S DThe public schools of Clark
opened last week with an enrollment of 240.
Dayton Special Suit with or
without belt, plain or bloomer
trousers. These suits fit and
are made from the best Scotch
woolens. New suit for one
that does not
wear, $6.50 val
Splendid New Bedding
Number 1^436O per bolt, value 55c
Number 1V43ff per bolt,, value 75c.
Number 2 52c
]yi ANY CASES of new bedding just opened. Choice^handmade
comforts. Woo blankets also large assortment of cotton
Teazledown blanketsreasonable prices prevail.
Bedding Dept. now located on Main floor
Numbers 1 and 1%29c
Velvet Ribbon Sale Saturday
CHEEEING NEWS FOR DRESSMAKERS.
We are overstocked on Numbers 1 to 4 in black linen back Velvet Eibbons.
Dressmakers who use quantities will recognize this opportunity to save by
buying Saturdayall in 10-yard bolts.
bolt value 85c
Tray ClothsPlain linen hemstitching and row of
drawn work, also lot of hemstitched all
linen damask Tray Cloths, values to 45c __)
NapkinsAll linen extra heavy Irish Napkins, plain
centerexclusive design expressly made dfj _T
for Dayton D. G. Co., $2.95 value. Doz... p_ 0)
TowelsAll linen, 21x40, fine quality Huckalso all
linen hemstitchedJacquard and flowered designs
Old loom woven, all linen Huck. Values i
to 40c each __)
DamasksTwo yards wide, all pure linen, good
weight, all new choice patterns, regular /f_.rr
90c value per yard O-^C
3 4 Napkins to match, per dozen S2.J35
WE STAND BACK OF EVERY PAIR WE SELL.
Dayton standard black cotton hose for women, ribbed
top, double sole, fall weight our regular 35c ^^J^,
number, Saturday special, 4 pairs $ 1 Z/C
Ladies, have you tried Dayton's indestructible black
cotton hosiery woven so they can not rip or tear
we guarantee them, two "J C/^
It's worth your while to look over the new Fall hos
iery choicely embroidered boots, the new wine and
green shades black grounds in all the
latest embroidered designs, 0 and O
Children's stockings, quality and endurance our hobbyj
we make a specialty of 25c
Cotton Blankets10-4 gray and tan
mixed, assorted borders,
good weight, regular 10-4
size, per pair v^*-^ V*
Teazledown BlanketsThese are large
11-4 size, fine Teazledown
finish, would be good value _fc% C*
at $1.00, per pair vJ*
Bleached SheetsWe secured fifty
dozen of the well known New York
Mills, 2Jx2_ longyou all
know this reliable make ^kf*
value 85c, each KJ%J%*
Number 2%36 per bolt, value $1.
Number 3 78c per bolt, value
Number 4 $1.18 per bolt, value
The high school contains 60, the largest num
ber in its history. The fourth year was added
to the -curriculum, thus making the school
equal to any in the state in the quality and
character of work done The board of educa
tion is strictly up to date, and has this" year
installed a new equipment and laboratory for
phvsics in the splendid $25,000 building which
was completed last winter
The school grounds have been graded, and
next spring shade trees wUl be planted In a
few years the eity of Clark will have* the most
beautiful grounds In the state. The following
Is the corps of
Josep Engel age 34,
second Corneli a Lien, thir"dMaude Ros
ASSETS ABE LIGHT
Cigar Manufacturers of Sioux Falls
File in Bankruptcy.
SIOUX FALLS S Nicholas Goebel and
Goebel, engaged in the manufacture of
cigars under the firm name of Nic Goebel &
B-other, have filed a petition In voluntary bank
ruptcy, placing their liabilities at $2,113 68
with assets amounting to $360 The case will
be adjudicated bv Henry A Muller, referee in
bankruptcy of Sioux Falls
Arrangements for the annual convention of
the Women's Chiistian Temperance Union of
South Dakota which Is to be held In Sioux Falls
commencing Sept -21 and continuing until the
24th Inst. are rapidly being perfected The
finishing touches are being put on. the program
Waves and Wigs.
Switches made from your own
Special sale on Switches ^y
for Saturday ^Ai.ZO
New Fall Coats for Children, several good styles
to select from $5.95, $9.00, _" fifi
$12.00 to 4I5.UU
Tourist Joat 44 inches long, mannish mixtures,
fly front, velvet collar, button (_ /"_ A A
trimmed full loose back, all sizes %J)ll_r \M_I
Rain CoatsTwo models for Saturday's gelling
Qxford-^md tan Colors, all sizes, __/*_ c/V
$12.00 values for :.'$ Iu. Oi)
THE MINNEAPOLIS JOURN,
Cochrane, fourth, Laura Baker, fifth and sixth,
uoenrane iourw uaur uuner una au BIXVB iao h,,*,r :,'_
Winifred Castle, wreath. Anna White, eighth,,-*_- to, be
Franc Armstrong high school assistant, Alice1
Nelson high school principal, Mrs. Delia Bru
ner, superintendent, George B. Otte.
Black TaffetaA fine, soft leathery finish and very brilliant.
A value you will recognize at once as being special.
19 inches wide, worth 75c. Special
Black Taffeta of unusual weight and luster,
full yard wide, value $1.50, Saturday only
which will be* made public in a few days. The
various railioads have granted reduced rates.
NORMAL TRUSTEES MEET
Needs of Cedar Falls Institution
Summed Up for Legislature.
CEDAR FAI4S IOWA.The trustees of Iowa
State Normal school have adjourned after a two
days* session in which the needs of the insti
tution for the coming two jeara were considered.
The development ot--4he institution requires
increased appropriations and the sum of $37,000
sembl*edt a its meeting in JanuarJ^tetMttojm*nynecessarsay
for the school
The reportf of.,President Seerlej, the secre
tary and treasurer, showed a surplus in every
available fund and all obligations paid New
departments have been added, the teaching force
increased an* the equipment of the Behool great
ly impioved The fall term has opened undei
favorable conditions, the enrollment is unusually
ANNUAL STATE MEETING,
Conference of Charities and Corrections
to Be Held in Marshalltown.
MARSHALLTOWN, IOWAOne of the imillness
portant meetings to be held this fall wiU be the
annual conference of the state charities and
corrections in this city Nov 8, 9 and 10 State
wide inteiest attaches to the. meeting from the
fact that prominent workers along philanthropic
lines, as well as those connected with the state's
By Kate Douglas Wiggla.
McCarthy Boek Section.
A most captivating s^pry with
10 full-page illustrations in
color, published at
$1.25, our price y.. VOC
In Our Splendid Suit Department
FASHION SHOWING at our Annual Fall,Opening was one in every way worthy, of the store.
The Beautiful Gowns, the smart street suits and coats, the handsome Furs, were subjects of
many warm words^f approval. We believe we have by far the best exhibit ever made by this store.
Tailored Suits, $15.00
Saturday we place on sale three styles of
Suits, made from gray suiting, long fitted
coats, satin lined to waist. Sizes 34 to
42 $18.00, $20.00, $22.50 values for
Walking Skirts^Panama eloth, circular model,
something new, colors black and bltie, all sizes,
including extra sizes,
waist bandsfc l
White WaistsLinon waists niade itova a very
nobbj mode.1^ sije^^ij^^t^^^i^eulder to tmsV
at '/f. t^O!~S.\4l
For Wedding Presents "**S_TSa_w
THE BEARD ART GALLERIES
Ruskln says: "A Room without Picture* is as a House without Windows"
Our Regular Saturday Specials
INTEND TO MAKE these Saturday Spacial Sales of such prime importance to house-
furnishers that all will look and wait for the good news we shall chronicle weekly.
Our entire line of Buffete go at about off their
real value tomorrow. A week from Saturday it
will be some other article.
Buffets 30 Styles
A $22 00 Buffet, yours for $13.50
A $25.00 Buffet, yours for
A $35.00 Buffet, yours for
A $42.0Q Buffet, yours for
A $50.00 Buffet, yours for
M.umw. iui ^IU^SS^^JJ^ y."- ij-ny
benevolent institutions, will appear on the pro
Judge G. S. Robinson of Sioux City, a member
of the state board of control, is president of
the conference, Mrs. T. J. Fletcher of this city,
vice president. Sneakers of national reputation
have been engaged 'They will Include Professor
Patterson of New York, Mrs. Florence Kelly of
Perrin's best quality in overseam and Pique for street wear. Price. $2.00
Perrin's Gloves are an all around good glove, good to look well, good to wear
well, good to keep their shape, good to fit wellin brief,Perrnrs is the satisfac-
tory glove for all purposes.
SILKSFour More BargainsSILKS
4'Reliability, First and^Last"
Santa Claus Laundry Soap, regular 5c bar,
Vrooman Japanned Sink Strainers only 25c
Erie Bound Gas Heating Stoves, will heat
any ordinary room, special $1.19
Gas Badiating Stoves, tubes are made of the
best polished steel, worth $3.00, only. .$1.95
A first-class Kitchen Broom, regular price
25c, only 19c
3-ply veneered Chair Seats, all sizes, only 8
Mixing Bowls, all white steel enameled, four
sizes, half price^
2-qt. 3-qt. 4-qt. 5-qt. 0f~
19c. 25c 33c. 39c.
All white enameled Water or Milk Pitchers-
2-qtJ#^tj^ 3-qt. 4-qt.|/1 jf
39c.xcfci_9c. 2 68o.
Please Remember Dayton's Special Guaranteed Black Taffetas. None Better Made.
19 inches wide 85c I 22 inches wide $1.10 I 20 inches wide $ 1 27 inches wide $1.25 I 36 inches wide $1.75
I Defective Page
who will spea*- on child labor, Dr.
Steiner of Iowa college, and others,
^-AMENDMENT TO TAX _AW
League of Iowa Municipalities Declares
BURLINGTON, IOWA The League of Iowa
Municipalities today elected the following of
ficers PiesJdent, J. S. Caster, Burlington
vice president S. McNutt, Muscatine, secre
tary and treasurer, Pierce, Marehalltown
Des Moines was selected as the next place of
Resolutions were passed asking the state legis
lature to amend the present law so as to tax
the property of rAlroad, telephone, telegiaph
and express companies according to the value
of their property within city limits
JERRY SIMPSON SPEECHLESS.
Roswell, N. Sept 15 Jerry Simpson's
has caused him to lose bis voice. He
was out of doors yesterday for the first time
since the beginning of his illness two months
ago Simpson is a mere skeleton of his former
self, but his physicians say he will recover,
altho he will never be able to speak above a
whisper. Children's Eyes
Glasses Fitted by an Expert
This is the time when defects in
school children's eyes will begin to
manifest themselves Gertrude
vwill correctlyDr. fit
to such Saturday.
Children's Rain Coats, $5.95
Cravenettes for school wear. A very
good model. Colors tan and olive. Sizes
6 to 14 years. Specially priced from
$7.50 down to
$1.25 values, for Saturday
Our best 5-string Parlor Broom^sells at 35c,
All white enameled Wash Bowls, 2 sizes di
11-inch. C" 42-inch.
S 19c. 25c.
Chambers, all white enameled, the kind that
'don't break three sizes
Small Medium," Large
29c. 35c 39c
Side lamps with tin reflectoif, No. 2 burners
and chimney, only 25
Side Lamp, like cut, with glass reflector,
special at 59c
Jelly Glasses, large size, with tin cap, per
Crystal Glass Table Tumblers, worth to 40c
i dozen, each .......u...2
Black Peau de Sole36 inches wide, a quality you would like
for its weight and finish at its regular price$1.39 f\
The price for Saturday should sell several pieces%p 1,1"
AJax Satins36 inches wide, warranted to wear well, come
in ivory, cream, light, medium and dark gray, r\
champagne, tan, brown, navy and black, at O
"Spu cover the field thoroughly
when you advertise in Minneapolis'
leading newspaperThe Journal &
Wash Shirtwaist SuitsSpecial clean up sale of
all our summer dresses, colors only, (I* f\f\
$2.50 and $3.50 values, for Saturday %p 1
PetticoatsSateen petticoats, ruffle flounce, good
quality sateen, all sizes, for d| fkfV
Saturday choice, at ^)i #1/1/
+Wr#npers-r-Percale wrappers, about 20 dozen me
dium, colors strictly fast, $1 and gj^_,
Department. rOr fTiC? DSLDy Department. +&
Babies' Bearskin Coats in cream or colorswell madewell lined. .$2* 98
Other prices$4.50, $5.60, $6.75-upwards.
Solid Gold Rings
Exclusive designs in plain or cluster settings, large variety to select from.
Men's Rings, Ladies' Rings, Chilhren's Rings. Values $2.75 to I/ ^f
Ladies' Sample Neckwear
ON SALE SATURDAY ALL DAY.
Silk Aisle, Former prices, 25c to $1.00. Silk Aisle.
$1.25 Gowns for
DrawersAnother splendid value
regular sellers at 97c. 6 styles are
heresoft finish cambricfull extra
widths, full flounces, very Srm
choice embroideries in se- I _r
lected patterns, fine tucks..
Flannelette downs in a comprehensive
assortment of our usual high grade ma
terials and workman- fr S
ship upwards from79c I .Hll
$1.00, $1.25 and *K
Remember, we are headquarters for Chil
dren's shoes. r}
W E DO STAMPING IN OUR AR NEEDLEWORK DE-
PARTMENT ON THE SECOND PLOOR.,,. i-
Splendid New Undermuslins
REAPING O JOOD THINGS in the New York markets en-
ables us to present remarkable merchandise at still more remark-
able prices. Just a few hints.
This price may mean little to youeven when we say $1.25 value-
see them and their value is apparent. 5 excellent styles in soft
quality nainsook, high neck, neck, slip-over and kimono styles,
fine embroidery tucks, hemstitching and ribbon, $1.25 value ....79c
Handkerchiefs and Veiling
Three Specials for Saturday.
Men's and women's pure linen Initial Convent Embroidered Handker-
chiefs, 20c value. Special Saturday, each
Brussels Net and Tuxedo Veilings in
all the latest shades values up to
40c special, per
150 styles at $3.50
New fall styles are ready. Never be
fore have we had the pleasure of show
ing so many new things.
The new lasts are handsome.
Fancy Lawn Tea ApronsRibbon fin
ish, flouncing finished with *y
neat tucks. An extra value -4
ChemiseThe wide awake will speed
ily take advantagebeautiful chemise,
in nainsook and cambric, laces and em
broidery combined in excellent taste
values $2.26 to $3. SO _* 4 pmm mm
While they last JK I
Men's and women's pure linen hand
kerchiefs, and %-inch hem, 25e
value. Special Saturday, -g
Flannels, Cotton Goods
REAR MAIN FLOOR. i
Heavy Outing FlannelsThe well known Amoskeag
Teazledown, the new flake effects, also all
the staple patterns
Fleeced Wrapper FlannelsNew choice printing, style
equal to French flannels, the new crepe 0%-
effect, also serge weaves yard
Jona FlannelsNew bright styles, just opened, with
embroidered effect, also staple styles, these Af\p
will not shrink, yard T'VV
Cinderella Outings All the plain shades, including,
white, all our patrons know their superiority %hLf,
to other makes yard
Dfitgs and Jewelry
40c Perfumes, many iew odors^lasting and ^C_-
delieate, have arrived this week Saturday, oz. _SOG
Kirk's Milled Toilet Soaps, 3 cakes to box.
$1.00 Hair Brushes 69c
25c Whisk Brooms _8c
Bead Neck ChainsNew designs in pearl, Turquoise
and combination colors. Special tabltf S *}C_
Saturday at ._&&
Coin PursesMany new Coin Purses have arrived dur
ing the last few .days, special offers.for Saturday,
10c, 5c and 49cw 1