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.'J ^#"t H"? r* VOL. I. NUMBER 18. fit?' 6" fee? (fci P^f tit •-j.frSJ Mr. Beaumont took the floor at about J,45 and spoke 'till half past four. He de .-•/ livered the most effective speech that has begn made during the campaign and doubtless the greatest speech ever deliver •. ed before a canton audience. The speech will be published in full next Week The attendance was large, Bedford hall being packed full of people. ,\ "vif^r li0l&.,^,?r \,/ •5TVHtW -I •v»— T" fat CRUM OF THE COUNTY HEWS, Baiph Beaumont Make* a Great Reform Speech af_ Canton—The indepen dent Rally. Republican* Lack Home Ifl—Mrs. DeVoe's Lecture -^Other News. ". THE LUMBER WAGON RALLY. The independent rally advertised for last Saturday was a success in so far as the lecture by Hon. Ralph Beaumont was concerned. The procession was very small owing to the fact that Mr Beau mont, on his arrival in the city announced that he would be obliged to leave on the afternoon train for Sioux Falls and that if the people desired to hear much of a speech tliej^were obliged to let him com mence talking soon after one o'clock. Consequentfwafflost of the crowd proceed eel to the-MSK&jfter dinner, leaving only about 4d^!BKs to participate in the par- ,* BBPUBLI0AB8 01 THE STOMP. JsdgoQiford sad 0*%WUte Shwaaa la Bomy TevaiUp. MOB, Oct. 18.—Special Corre*pondener. The republicans held a rally at the Rise school house, in district No. 32, laat Thursday evening. The meeting was largely attended by Canton politicians and their local servants. The meeting WMF*4kessed by Judge Gilford of Can* ton. vft^pur esteemed old reaper, apple tree^j^^Brttajaigce agent, A. Sherman, noyjj^^^Bwn^minee for the legisla tur^^Kie' editor of the Dakota Ekko, who spoke in the Scandinavian language Mr. Sherman was to have been represent ed on the stump by Mr Simons of Sioux Falls, but when his time came to orate, that gentleman had partaken of so much seifactiqg fluid that he was too heavily loaded to stand up and orate. The first speaker was the editor, of the Ekko, and. hffltfeished^hi^aaygcli without interrupt •tito^MtSm^S^HiggeeatkMi -Judge^Jlf-. ford spoke next and in his speech he told us that he was raised on a farm and in various ways professed great love for the farmer. Mr. Gifford was frequently questioned for further explanation on sub. jects treated in his speech but he objected -to raising any debate until he had com pleted his oration, but notwithstanding the Judges objection his hearers continu ed to question him on various subjects until they had him considerably embar rassed. He succeded well, however, in evading ikuy questions propounded. In his sp/i^b|e stated that in the true light, he dMH^Hriieve, Mr. Louks, independ ent C&I10|K for governor, was a citizen. The Judge^Vas asked regarding the gov ernment whiskey warehouses, and in an swer he stated that there was no such thing, but that the leaders in the Alliance were simply trying to make the fanners believe there were. The Judge's speebh was more amusing than logical and the whole affair was a practical demonstra tion of how the republicans expect to car ry the day this fall. THE HEWS AT WORTHING. Two Equal Bnffrag* SpMchu and a Towel With Kipablicana. WORTHING, Oct. 15.—Special corre spondence: Politics have been boiling pretty lively here the past week and our little village is getting its share of the benefit of the impending campaign. Last evening the independents, equal suffrage advocates and old party rousth abouts joined in arousing public meet ing that kept the inner walls of the school bouse red hot till after midnight. Hon. H. J. Frank acted as president of the meeting and after he stated the object of. thf»_ gathering, the available time was dlvMBri^p among the speaker* present independent* candidate fort5eie|W«ture, opened for the new party. He spoke with great force and ability on the. many question and hand eled the silver bill without gloves, but his time was limited and fully taken up before he had half time to finish the sub ject. Carrie. Lane Chapman then pre sented her lecture on women suffrage. It is useless to attempt to give anything like a review of Mrs. Chapman's lecture for it was so full of logic, reason, wit, wisdom and eloquence, that anything like a just report of it would occupy several col umns. Mrs. Chapman kept the house fairly trembling with chefcrs and ap plauses. Seldom if ever lias your core spondent listened to a more able addpess than that of Mrs. Chapman. Henry Bradshaw, candidate /or the state .senate then took the floor apd he is -3 1 to be congratulated upon the able man ner in which he handlied the questions involved in the principles of the indepen dent party. Mr.-Westbury followed Mr. Bradshaw with a careful review of the candidates upon the independent ticket. R. O. Donahue, republican candidate for the legislature, who was in the audi ence, was called upon. He only spoke a a few moments and attacked Mr. Brad shaw for neglecting to do in the last leg islature, what he proposed to have done now through the independent party. Mr. Bradshaw promptly called the gentle man's attention to the fact that if he had been in the last legislature, in a hopeless minority, he would not have accomplish ed any more. What we want and need, is the controlling voice in that body and in congress then we can do something, not before. Donahue threw out a chal lenge for Mr. Bradshaw or any other in dependents to meet their speakers at Lin coln Center on the 10th, whereupon Mr. Bradshaw responded .that the indepen dents would be there without hesitation. P. H. Devitt, democratic candidate for the legislature was also present and was called on for a speech. He confessed that he was a democrat and after listen ing to the able speech of the lady from Iowa, he found himself incapable of say ng anything that would add interest to the occasion. Great praise was due the lady for her able effort. Mrs. Chapman acknowledged the compliment by a few appreciative remarks and the meeting closed. Last Sunday evening,. Get. 13, Mrs. Emma S. DeVoe, of Huron, visited our city and addressed our people on the sub ject of equal suffrage. She presented her case in a plain, comprehensive way and her remark were often greeted With rousings cheers. Mrs. DeVoe is a Splen did speaker and our people were highly pleased with her speech and her presence in our little city. A vote of thanks w^s tendered her at the close of her address. APPEAL FOB JUSTICE. An Addra* to th» Friends of Eqnal Bights in South Dakota. HURON, Spet. 15.—WOMEN OF SOUTH DAKOTA: The men who were' "on the Heights" during our fight for home pro tection last year, sent word along the line, —Have the women at the polls and we will carry tfce day." The result proved the wisdoiifof that fallyirijf crj*, for those samejaen Acknowledge-500 per cent.^Ad ded to our majority vote by the presence of the women at the polls. The battle to day. my sisters, means more to us than of last October. It means that our girls shall stand an equal chance with our boys in life's battles. It meaustliat the mother love of South Dakota shall breathe upon the laws of our state. It means that 70,000 women shall have a fair swing at life as well as on the scaffold. While our brothers have not been unmindful of the political needs and demands of all other classes and con ditions of the people of our state, even to the dusky inhabitants of the wigwam, who were lately voted the courtesy of the floor in one of our political conventions, they have left us outside the fold as poll tical orphans. With these facts staring us in the face, we fully realize that we women and we are alone, must fight it out on this line, and everything hinges on the work of the women on election day. Our only issue today is, tfrt'} fthe ballot in women's hand. In every voting precinct, appoint a com mittee to make a house to house canvass and get the women out to a meeting, and let every one, into whose hands this cir cular may fall, consider herself a com mittee of one to look after this matter. At this meeting appoint a number to look after refreshments. The young women can make this a success. Detail others .to solicit votes, and arrange to hold a prayer meeting before the polls open. Have the bell's rung every hour to encourage those at the. front. Where poMible have the. children out on parade three times during the day, out of school hours, with their flags, .banners, mottoes and suffrage songs. If there are only 'a few children in the pre dict, let th^m uje the button hole bou quets, as iastyear. &end to WW F. Bailey for song books also for copies of mottles which you' can getyonrlocaltalent to print, paint or draw, oh nrasiin »i^l place on the walls of every polling plaice. In the country places, have a picnic at or near the polling places, with your basket dinners, suffrage songs, making it a general jubilee. Everywhere serve lunch to all if nothing more than hot cof fee and sandwiches. But first of all, before election day, se cure tickets of all the different parties, and see that they arc printed according to the form enclosed, and then far as possi ble, hold the judges of election to the count of the tickets according to the law on this form also post$Snm form at every polling place. For un account of an old time women's fV^7m 7 »%*& 4 Faithful LEADER in the Cause of Economy and Reform, the Defender of Truth and Justice, the Foe of Ftaud and Corruption. CANTON, SOUTH DAKOTA, FRIDAY, OCTOBER 24, 1890. rights rally, and for your own encourage ment, I refer you to the first seven vefses of the 27th Chapter of Numbers. Read it and then with a heart trusting in the same God, and with all womanly modes ty and dignity, go up before the congre gation of the Princes of South Dakota, and present your just cause, and that tame God will give us the victory: Yours for human rights, NETTIE C. BALL, State Supt. Election Work. BELOIT BUBBLES. Jno. Brenner ,is attending court at Rock Rapids. E. E. Carpenter did business at the Rapids Saturday. Rev. Nelson, of Sioux Falls, visited for a few days last week. J. A. Carpenter, who has hcen visiting relatives for a few' days, returned to his work at Buck Grove, Friday. J. A. Sedgwick and M. J! Montgomery with their better halves took in Rock Rapids, Sunday. Miss Clara Ingham, last Monday even ing, came very near meeting with a very serious accident. She was riding a frac tious pony which scared at some paper in the road and Miss Ingham fell to the ground. She escaped with a few slight bruises. Mr. Sa mCawkins, of Mitchell, is visit ing relatives for a few days. Mrs. W. Pedelty did business at In wood, Saturday. Mrs. V. P. Lowell took last Saturday's train for New Orleans where she is going to remain this winter visiting friends and relatives. D. J. Carpenter sports si new buggy. F. P. Dean and his brother, of Sioux City was up looking after their large stock ranch close to town. F. A. Keep did business at Sioux City, Monday. D. J. Carpenter shipped 3 cars of stock to Chicago, Tuesday. POLITICAL MEETDTOS AppointmtnU of Iidtp*id«at Spmkeri in Lisoeln Ooiaty. Pleasant township, Tuesday, Oct. 28, Smith school house—Ge^oi) and Sweeden. Eden township, Wegygpflay, Oct. .29, McVay sctiodi houw^e^ilhl and Holter. Springdale township, Friflay. Qct 31, Buchanau school house—Gehon and, W«4kl. Perry township, Saturday, Nov." 1, Crowley school house—Gehon and Wim ple. Delapre township, Monday, Nov. 3, Allibone school house—Wahl and Wim pie. La Valley, Friday, Oct. 24, Messener school house, No. 53—Gehon, Bradshaw 'andSweeden. Perry township, Saturday, Oct. 25, Rouse school house—(Jehou. Bradshaw and Sweeden. Grant townships Saturday, Oct. 25 Ged stad school house—Wahi, Westbury and Holter. Pleasant township, Tuesday, Oct. 28. North Star school house—Bradshaw. Gehon and Holter. Lincoln township. Wednesday, Oct. 20. Pioneer school house—Gehon, Holter and Bradshaw. Highland township, Thursday. Oct. 550, Austin Olson school house—Jamicson. Wahl and Westbury. (Postponed from Oct. 2. Eden township. Friday, Oct. 31, at Eden—Leavitt, Gehon and Bradshaw. Dayton township, Saturday, Nov. 1, Ward well school house—Jamieson, Sol try and Owens. Springdale township, Monday, Novem ber 3, at the Eckort school house No. 57 —Gehon. -Owens and Goltry. At any and all of these meetings an invitation is extended to members of other, political parties to meet our speakers »f|d. discuss the merits 6t the in dependent platform. By the County Committee. TUBVBAWATBA1XBB. Bay. victhfeH. km y«u «e«B U» toaster, vlAdeHiMitaahoBklafaM. Go i)Nf do road aoae time dls moralar like kit. ffwtafc to.teab de plaeet H*se«d«s)6fee wayupderahroa*' where d« locomotives.lajr He loili Mi tat aa' hf tthy wMw. aa'I'apec'he'stanaway. CHOWS.' De'kaakerraa.'halUk! de Tletlms stay, ho, h6! It must be now dr kingdom's ccmlaff. and de year of inbllo., De victims are so lonesome, libbin' in desod hooseon de elalm, Da' move der tings to de banker's parlor, tor to keep it wbile he's gone. Dar's wine and eider in de kitchen, an' de victims dey got some I s'pose dey'U all be "resubmitted" when de Knights of Labor come. De sheriff, he did make us trouble, and he dribe us round a spell We. lock him up in de smoke-house celler. wid do key thrown in the well. De club is lost, do handcuff broken, rtc 'oanker'U get his pay [better, Ke's old enough, big enough, he ought to know dan to went to Canada. trcti$ WAR IN THE CAMPAIGN CAMP, The Huron Capital 8cheme Collapses for Want of Funds—Trying to steal .#. 8ehool Bonds. -.vi'SSraKlf-'i' A Protest FrMns, Their Ranks—Ignoramous Adminldtfipr a Shingle to the ttrooklyn Poet. HT7IU)H8 PEOPLE PROTEST. From the PiefM Free Press. It is eviden| that all things are not lovely in Huron. The following clip pings foreshadowed something of a rebel lion against tjiie ifsue of bonds for use by the capital committee. Our reader will readily perceive that such bonds wust be issued for some ille gal purpose Sfhen the authorities dared not publish Iptices of election in any of .the Huron jjipers and the only notices given were^y posting finely written type written notices in obscure corners of the city es: One more city election Huron Ti They come thick and fast, the question of voting $60, inds will be submitted to the next week. Next Frida 000 school people. A few'da later the following plain peared also in the Huron statement Times: The jug leaders o£ ed in thcr ail themselves methods, tl fact that eating the they ough records «f interesting some ffldled policy of the would-be iron affairs is well represent »Ve while they may believe fxceedingly cunning in their ought not lose sight of the rds of their attempts at edu iple to believe their methods, ipt lose sight of the fact that :ir even- day doings will be ling Tor occupants of lone cells in the not distant fu ture. We iean^d from Huron parties that on election mdpfting, Oct. 3, when said vote was'takenJtfcat no one knew of the elec tion excep^a few in the deal and that an indignati(H| circular was spread far and wide over yie city. One of said circulars has been sept us with the following letter: Hpxe|i|pct. 5, 1890.—Editor of the Freo~Pres«p I send the circular you sp6ke tfi im» about. The gang had them so it was hard to get hold of Q&9 one hundred of us here are our committee putting up a people like this. On the election we did not know was to te held. I do not /eiv*«tt!8 C«sf, btit.lv uWlittw many. Don't men- Bi)dy as I have tir rttid feathering some of air SMfldsed is as follows:. I. COURT:PTioif. The eleclfbh etlled to vote $00,000 school bonds for the purpose of diverting the fund from its legitimate uses, for pur poses entirely distinct, is robbery of our childerti. Shall we drag our own good name in the dust and proclaim to th^ world that a conspiracy exist, and that we, as a community, are lost to all sense of honor as to vote an entirely unneces sary bond on our city, deliberately intend ing to use it for corruption pyrpoM*. Our managers tell us we are sure of success, because of the popularity and justice of our cause. If so, we shall hurt it with the corrupt use of money. Jf tre are not mrc of tsvccesx can ice af ford to mortgage our children? Let us pause and think where we are drifting. Hoc tea* it la»t year? Were not our managers a* confident as note? It does not become true citizens to countenance mis appropriation os trust funds. CITIZENS' COMMITTEE. In the interest of right and moralit y. Huron, S. D., Oct. 3.1800. Oh, Huron, pure as snow! For ways that are dark and tricks that are vain, the Huron people are peculiar! A K0SEBIK0BE8. .BspaMioas TfcslmUja lMu.lUltse|kir ud •k BtMtAbMtf Oil® ft Loxo CnhEK. Oct- 20. EDITOR FARM ERS' LKADKS—^1 noticed in the News of Oct 6, a communication from th«*jenr of that sage of these degenerate daVH Beiija mine, the professional poet, _vho signs himself D. F. What those nitials stand for I don't pretend' to know. Sothe say they mean devilish fanotic. while others, insist they mean something else' jierhaps more appropriate, but we are inclined to think thejr must mean Dear Friend, for we do not believe his parents would have placed such a mark as that upon 'huh no matter how true it would be. Now, Mr. Editor, this modern gem of perfection, starts out in his article with his accustomed amount of mud throwing that he has learned to repeat, which re mind? me of a cowardly boy who is un able to cope with his adversary, waits un til he is at a safe distance and then he is as brave as a lion. He mentions the independents holding a meeting at the R. R. May school house in which meeting he admits the g. o. p. were left 'n the lurch and says this that W. F. Dunham was one of those that was left in the lurch. He says that if our nominees arer not ready and there are others who are well versed and ready to respond' and here he lays it off in another siring of stereotyped trashy, obusive epithets that are the only stock in trade of the g. o. p. at the present time. This wise man from Brooklyn, this man who carries with him in the innitials of his name, an indication of his mental calibre, next appeared at the Pleasant View school house at the inde pendent meeting held there and as a natural consequence, the g. o. p. were not left in the lurch in his estimation, for how could they be with such a wise, well red, well posted and powerful ex ponent of the true principles of re publicanism to stand guard? I tell you Mr. Editor it would have done your very liver good to have been there. When he at first appeared he re minded me of a jack in a box but wbeu he had removed his outer covering and taken out his note book and pencil, one could not help but be awed with the superb grandure of the man, in fact one could not help but think it was good to be tbere and to note that far away look on his countenance, as he began to write, his placid and I might say almost idiotic countenance lighted up and there was such a halo of glory shining round about him that one Would suppose he was writing an interpertation of the book of Revelations. Just imagine my surprise when I found it was only his so called report of thit meeting'and in fact it was as far from the truth as the party bosses for which he is playing the part of the yallar dog are from honesty. Mr. D. F. B. complained that he wag only allowed 13 minutes to reply to twp hours of speech-making which is as de void of the truth as his cranium is of brains. The facts of the case are thqt after Mr. Jlqjter had finished speaking, his excellency was given opportunity to speak and with an air of injured inno cence he very mildly stated that he had not heard anything to reply to, so after delivering that detestable insult he sat down and Mr. Bradshaw took the floor and after saying some, things that he has missquoted and a great many more that it would not do for him to mention, took his seat and Mr. B. was again called upon and this time he responded with alaCrity, and without stopping to re ply to what Mr. Bradshaw had said he launched 6ff'into an outburst of do' quence that would make RoscoCon kling's remains turn face downward in the grave. He opened wide the throttle and let his hitherto pent up power of oritory have full sway. Oh, my Mr. editor, you just oiight to have been there to hear' that wonderful speech. Mr. Patrick Henry and Daniel Webster are no comparison to this man, and just to think that he has lived right here in our midst* for lo, these many years, and has had the office itch so bad that he has been known to scratch more than once and we have never rewarded his aspirations. He has lived and moved and had his being among us for nearly twenty years, on land that he says theg. o. p. gave him. He has lived in a poor and very cheap house and has kept his stock in a very poor stable, in fact it was so poof at the time that he was not able to provide stoppers for the holes that were in it. He has ridden in a rickety old wagon and has driven a span of poor old plugs, which if outward appearance does not lie. have never seen a good square meal. This same man has taught in the common school some and he and his family have gone about, dressed in the plainest cloth ing and it is true that he has as big a mortgage as any of us common scrubs, on his farm which lie says the republican party, through the medium of the home stead act' gave to him twenty years ago. It is remarkable, that such" men are found among the .common people—among the hayseeds—when they belong to the exalt ed ranks •of sages ipd rulers. Verily one can.-never tell from .-appearance, jiist 'how far a frei£ wilt unip. But Mr. Benjamin, in bis exalted 'aapiratiyig,vno aged. a^«iaaa reason to feel discour- The revolutionary war Washington, should not' occur again and it so happens 'officials to ask concession in freight rates gave us $1.00 PER ANNUM. for machinery and tubing, etc., to be used in putting down iirlesiiin wells in South i:~i Dakota, Heconlered with President Miller of the Milwaukee system and Marvin Hughitt, president of the North western system and as a result of his trip these geutlemen have ordered that all machinery, tubing, etc., calculated for artesian irrigation in South Dakota, shall be carried absolutely free of cost from Chicago west. The only condition of the arrangement is that all benefit* I accuring as a result of the free rate was in each case to be entirely and only given to the farmer putting down the well. The saving by this arrangement will be nearly in the price of tubing and on the drilling machine about 1-10 the cost. Maj. Coffin also arranged with dealers in tubing and piping to get it at actual job bers prices for Dakota farmers. THE NEW DICTIONARY. The answer of the publishers of Web ster's Unabridged Dictionary to the at tempt of pirates to steal their thunder by issuing cheap phototype reproduction of the antiquated edition of 1847, is the pub lication of a new ancl completely.re-idition and enlarged edition of the authentic Unabridged, which as a distinguished title bears the name.of International. The publishers have expended in the last ten years over $300,000 in the preparation of this new book before issu ing the first copy, and the improvements of the various editions since that of 1847 have cost over three-fourths of a million of dollars for editing, illustrating, type setting and electrotyping alone. This new .dictionary is the best book of its kind in the English language. It un locks mysteries, resolves doubts, and de cides disputes. The posession of it and the habit of consulting it will tend to pro mote knowledge, literary taste, and social refinement. For every family, the mem bers of which have Aiaifered the art of reading, the purchase of WebsWf's In ternational Dictionary wt|t prove a profitable investment, and the more they advance in knowledge and cultivation the more they will appreciate its aid and worth. THE CAPITALISTIC ABA00BDA. a the rebellion, a Lincoln and as God kept Moses hid in the bullrusheg, so may he have kept this mau'of Wonder ful eloquence.' political' wisdom and financial ability, hidden among the weeds and' sunflowers that surround his habita tion, until the proper time comes to bring him forth as a modern Moses lo lead the children of the^g. o. p. away from those naughty independent ways. Respectfully, I. G. NOKAMOUS. FEES FREIGHT RATES. From The Dakata Farmer. |. Maj. F. F. Coffin. Editor of the Irriga tion Department, of-THE F.YKMER, has just returned from a trip to Chicago where he went ,lo confer with railroad lt Has Another Nation in the Fold* of Its Deadly Coil. BUENOS AYRKS, Oct. 2.—A proposition vi has been introduced into congress by the government which provides for the "con- *3$ version of the provincial foreign loans in to a national per cent loan. The gov ernment hopes in this way to relieve the financial embarrassment of the provinces, as the plan would give a iiational guar antee for the payment of their debts. The gold premium is 146} per cent. The above press dispatch reads like old times. It reminds one of the dark days when the boys in blue were battling tor the preservation of the union and receiv- -. ing as pay with which to support those dependent upon them, paper money call ed greenbacks/ At that time, some finan ciers, so failed—unpatriotic and traitor ous trafficers in their country's woe and calamity—had, by their unholy manipu lation, raised the gold premium to 140 percent. As in the Argentine Republic now. so in these United States the pro positions were "introduced into congress" providing for the bonding of what they called the "national debt," by which term they meant the money with which the soldiers were paid, and which drew no interest. What they wanted to do, and succeeded in doing, was to burn the money and issue in the place of it inter est-bearing. long-time bonds. Mark the result: We owed in interest-bearing bonds at the close of the war, the sum of #2,800,000,000, and since that time we have paid to these avaricious traitors about two and a half billious of dollars ,, \l $ A W ,r iV, i" hM sn i£ vft $ fa wi 1 "T 1 in interest nearly 91,300,000,000 of the principal, making abcut one billion dol lars more than the entire debt was in the commencement while, as a result of these money mongers' financial necromancy aud'monetary mysticism the amount we owe of the original debt represents more wheat, corn, beef, pork and cotton thaa did the whole amount of Indebtedness iweuty-five years ago. And now, strug gling and suffering humanity in South America, reaching out after the blessing* of civilization, J» to be* ground to powder-' and fed to that rapacious'monster—the money power—-the .''great red* dragon." Humanity will never'emcfrge into the pure effulgence of a .perfect liberty until gold and silver are demonti£ed and the grip of usury loosened by governm ent loans of money to the individual at cost of service and handling. Money is a pub lic utility and should not be used as a' private snap.—Geo. C. Ward in the. Jfoh eonformut. The friends of Ole Mickelson, of the south part of Canton township joined in tendering the old gentleman a pleasant surprise on the occasiou or his 74th birth day. last Sunday. October, 10th. Quite a large delegation of his neighbors and friends presented him with a handsome easy chair and five dollars in fold as a tok- en of their esteem.