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'rS With: '(^H1 S( i)L. 'vpr a h-, re im: in he SUii la!ie. flies' If TiK nHiii DMPd ke Caae ringB 3ictei ts, nd 7 ES. DO. ij»-: M( TIkiI JBJ lu arm tflrk ipil f1 ill i* 1 Out')'. ours, 1 Vamish, jbertl HEADQUARTERS FOR invite your inspection at oar yard of the following machinery uuJ implements: 00:2 Bjchols & Shepherds Steam and Horse-Power OUR S PR.IISTG V 4 U THRESHERS, Chamberlain Plows, fulky Rakes, Wampach Wagons and Buggies, Champion Cord Binders. k MAIN STHKET k CORNELL AYE., HHi STONE CITY. DAK. Pine Display of Prints Dress Goods. CLOTHING, HAT AND CAP DEPAKTMENT la full. Xobby spring Styles Just Heceived. BOOTS AND SHOES W*.' .'-ell Low and Carry a liood Line. &OCEKIES and PROVISIONS CORNELL Avenue Opposite Thormlik«*& CO'FCL^DSTORE. C. Tj. PAINTERS AND BUILDERS. OCR STOCK OF Nuts, Lead1, Oil. Turpentine, Mixed Paiut, Colors in Oil, Paint and whitewash Brushes, Putty, Gla?s, machine oils, ete., is complete. Call and get prices* Our stock of DRUGS and STATIONERY Is alto complete and well assorted, WollldbB«Nte«uie, Xext door to St. Charles Hotel. cfe BliO. taut crmitti i)cni BTG STONE CITY, DAK., FRT DAY? FX 1^2,~m2. Twin IIHOOKS' IIIKItf.I.MGS. Geo. M. Shields is preparing to build a largo dwelling house. W. Wilson, the pioneer Drug, gist of Miiliitnk, has a half section of land in the Hills and is going to turn granger for a time He is about to erect a house of stone. A. "Wardull left Monday for Mitch ell Co., Iowa, on a visit to his old home. His mother-in-law, Mrs. Mur- r-.' ^r("bai'd, la., spent last week with his family. On his return he ex pects to bring two car loads of feed and stock. John Kklnnd, one of the first set tlers here, is looking for two sisters and a brother-in-law this week, from Sweden. Squire I'eterson had his first experi ence in a law suit last week. lie had another party arrested, and tried at Milbank, for selling mortgaged prop erty. TV. fJ. Cameron ill have a kiln of lime burned in a few days. I.ime from his kiln is claimed to be far su perior to any sold by Milbank parties. A large acreage of corn is being planted this year- Mnsquitoes and gophers are plenty, that being all the game that is left in the Hills. J. A. MoGovfcrin. our assessor, is busy assessing. Milbank not being able to furnish the description of deeded land he will use the Big Stone property list. The ANONYMOUS. NEW Mffht of AMIR. "The Iliad of India'' some call it, and otli» ers liken it to Milton's "Paradise Lost." Whatever term* may lie ti«v»d to describe it, *15 K4vtin Arnold'? remarkable poem, "The Light of A*ia," has certainly won a plae among the classics ol literature, ami the best edition ol it will 1# wanted in every home library. Related to the religion ol India it is not unlike Milton's immortal poem a* re lated to the Christian religion. The new edition ju.st issued by the I selul Knowledge Publishing Company, New York, is perhaps the most be&utilul, typographically, which has ever appeared, and is ot course lar lower in price than any other edition published, which will compare with it, being only 20 cts. for the Utility binding. 30 cts. ior the cloth, and 40 cts. lor the halt Kussia or tor th« extra cloth gilt edges. This edition is especially valuable, and torthat reason will displace ev ery other, ami cause those who are already supplied with other editions to put them •aideoiU take tiiif, because ot the sketches ol the lives of Kdwiu Arnold, the author and Buddha, the subject, and the numerous illus trative notes explaining the many references to persons, places, customs, etc. which are lie ces»anlv enigmatical to any litearture ol India. These valuable additions are lrom the pen ot jJrs. 1. L. llauser, a mort compe tent writer, known as the author ol "'lhe Orient and Its People." Knterprisinu book iellers will pupplv this edition, aud canvass ers and club agents are wanted everywhere, to whom very unusual terms and tacitiUes are ottered by the publisher.*. HALLOC's Monthly ILIA-TSRATED MAQizine. —The June number of Ballou'r Magazine i* wholesome spring reading, containing as It d«»egjust such matter as is suited lor this time of year. There are spirited engravings, a fashion-plate, a trout stream a few comic picftmfi well calculated to make the most misanthropic laugh. The stories are all good, and tlie poetry excellent, the latter including the celebrated song of "Hurrah lor the Next that Dies," published bj request, and giving the particular circumstances under which the lines were written, while the plague was raging in India The table of contents is rich, as the following will show: "Hornbay "Kriglish Scenery Thine Kyes,"—from the ^jiaiiish "Derbyshire "TKe oldest Land mark in Philadelphia "The Clenched Hand "Bahv Mine "Paul (iascoigne'ft .Marriage "View among the Wonders of JSature "Trouting" "Pet's Book "To "The Revengers "I'pon an Orator "Chit-Chat on Dress "The Old Canoe •'Earthquakes "Wild Cherry Blossoms "A Reminiscence ot the Northwest "The Daisy's Answer •'Miss Marden's Musicale "Hurrah lor the Next that Dies!" "Daniel Webster and the Snorer "Wonders ot I'et Iritaction "Comets Young People's Storv- Teller—"Tlie 15ov Scout "A Marvelous Ksrap*- "Ruthven's Puzzle Page "The ladies' Own Page," "Editorial Notes "The Housekeeper -'Curious Matters "Things l'leaaaut and Otherwise *Onr Picture (JUT- Published bv Thomas k Talbot, 23 Hawley Street, Boston" Mass., at only |1.50 per an num, postpaid, and for sale at all the news depots in the country at 13 cents a copy. fcipeak to vour neighbors about it, and get up some club* tfai* spring. Now is the time to start clubs lor the new volume. rxp"N. —We lurnish our magazine to Hub with Other publications at #1.#) per an num, postpaid. A large stock of tl»e standard books at bottom figures at the Tostollice. Base Ball* and Bats at Munro's Drug Store. Nobby Spring Hats, straw aud lelt, at F. A. Eldredg«*'»- Cheapest Money iu (Jrant county, 8 per cent, interest, at Movius Bros. Call Pee those fine Spring Suits of Ready Made Clothing at C. L. Holmes k Bro's. The finest cigars and tobacco that ever eame to Big Stuu« Citj are to be lound post-office. Dry Goods, 1 »t the NOTICE. Jones & Monroe will EXCHANGE NORWEGIAN BREAKING FLOWS FOR BREAKING. Call and see them at t&eir oa Main afreet. We are ah»& agent* for tbe Go to the CiiW Hiilwritts! For Bargains in Clothing, Boots, Shoes, All who want Good Goods Cheap are Invited to Call. FARM MACHINERY! Come and see the KEY CITY WALKIN6 CULTIVATOR and tlw National Combined Riding Cultivator. Double Shared Cora Plows, and the Fair banks Farm Scale. 1VK SKI,I. T1IK Milburn and Case Farm Wagon, Norwegian Breaking and Crossing Plows, Spring Tooth Cultivators, Corn Planters, Sulky Hay Rakes, Farm. Trucks, &c. UTA full line of SigwnH aud Auiemam .Sewing Machinta ilinpj* wx h:\nd. One ot the very l#wt l&acUtoea in the market. Big Stoae City, Dak. JONES & MONROE, NO 41. and Groceries We have the largest stock west of St. Paul, and we defy competi tion in prices. We will positively give more and better goods for less money than any house in the west.