VOL. XL, NO. 35.
CB VOL. VIII, NO. 3«.
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Way Freight—Daily ex Sunday...
Passenger—Daily except Sunday.
Way freight—Daily ex Sunday...
3.25 a in
JjMnraa Mltbank—datly ex Sunday
At. at Wilmot—
At. at Ceroua—
H:15 a in
*:S2 a ni
10*15 a tu
11:16 a u
11:38 a in
XMNBAPMklfl A3»T. LOUIS TIME TABLE AT
PfelNIMf ft^tl 4*l
»^tT«rVr.d.art Kr.day II A. a.
Paseeaget *aiiy •......•We*
ni|kl SM4t.Tlmredav and Sat,.... 30
^rr»nior—Arthur C. Melleite, Pierre.
LicuUsut—H. Fletcher, Sauta ('Ura.
8«cr«ury of StHte—A o Kin^srud, Pierre
State Auditor—L. C. Taylor. I'iurre.
tkttle Treasurer— NV. F. Smith, Pfcerre.
Q*RMriateil«it of I'ublic Instruction—
6. L. Pinkfe«m, PieTire.
AMittMrt 8aperintenl^ont of Public It
««-ttktlon--C. Viung, Pi«rre, and
A-. Five, Vaiikloti.
Attorney Ge«aral—Robert I)olI«»rd, Scot
OummiMioner of School ai*$ Public
lwda—O. H. Parker, Brook*tags.
JPMBMtat JT*udge Snpreme Court—IX
Om»i First l)ifltri* Pierre
AeMnd Dl«tiricl A. G. JKelium, C4um
lMl4 Oiitn!t—f. B. Ite«TK»tl, (U»fk..
OmI4tkpmw (Wrt Ivan W.Qood-
ClRCflT cot BT8.
Tint Circuit—E. G. Smith, Judge,
Haoonrt Circuit—F. It. Ajkcns, Judge,
Third Circuit—J. O. Andrew*, Judge,
Fourth Circuit—Bichard aru-v. Ju"ige,
Fifth Circuit—A. W. Campbell, Judge,
Sixth Cweuit—ward O. Fuller. Judge
SevaathCirouit—John W. Nonlia,
Kifhth Circuit—Chas. \L Thowa^ udg««
Qwaffilaaiuner oi Immifration—F. H,
PoJMte Examic r—T. S. Blanehtrd,
VMyrtnary Surgeon—ft„ E. (^olhnu,
Bnllroid (JommUaionere—H. J' Htce.
fluran, Cb*irmar. John K. King, Rapid
Oty A. D, Ghaea, Watertown Secretary,
J. L. Bobi«aon, Watertovn.
u s. wkicial».
UaiMd tM^tes District Judge—A* J. Edr
Unitad 8ta4.es DiatrbOt Attornej—W m. 13,
United 8taU« Marshal—Cyrui Fry*
fiunwrorQ^iMral—B- H.Sullivan, Huron.
U^jHd 8t4ies Senatura—G. Moody, af
Daidwood, snd It. F. Pettifftew,of Sioux
gepgeeentitivwa lii Congrew—O. S. Oif
ferd. ot Ca«ton, and J. A- Pickler, ot
UlliltlUT Slat District—J, ft. Proctor,
lUfl^Witativea A. L. P»tridge, Mil-
W. D. Lawrence, Troy.
I—Ut Dtat,Jok» Martens.
3d Dut., Jobu li^duiao.
3d Dint., Wn. Joinings, Uhw.
ot Deeds—C. W- Martcot.
and Probate Judge—Tbos. Douek.
_er~-4 8. Farlef.
f-H. J. Benedict.
4 Court—J. L. Loekhart
booii—Q. W Prerey.
Attorney—-J. H. Owen,
r—Dr. C. K. Daniels.
Surrejor—W, S. CrowL
-Henry S. Volkaur.
T. W Bell.
r— Aug. MlWelitaedt
•-S. M. Pasee.
Mtoroef—J. W. Bell.
neu—1st Ward—L Kaereber, Rleb-
Mortell. 3d Ward—W Saunders,
Baird. 3d Ward—C A Krlandson,
Martlial. Street Coramissiouer, Building
ctor and Fire Warden—J K Simmons,
an—C bar lea Sutcliffe.
HMtt Of KDPCATIOir
Mim W Bell, S Jones, Kastman,
Jfeadtord, Inrtng Batk, O W Antelinan
Attorney and ConaaelIoratIaw
•ackiff is all eoarta. Conieau beferie l". 8.
i .90 jfo
~4 W HH
s.ooj lltibj iitto
10.(to! ao.ai! SJO.OO 90 o
Leesls tea cents per line for the first and live
Mill fot each subset] nent inseriioa.
RAILROAD 'I IMF, TABLE.
TimTaMc N. », •irtiiM C.,«.
St. P. Hallway.
Official Prwcrrdlnciol the Hoard ot
Caantf ouiiiiiitloners of Krani
Cblintv, South Dakota,
IIILBANK, Wednesday,Apti).9 1HOO
lloard met pursuant tu adjouru
Preftfebt: Ar. Jennings, chatrcuan
John StartenS. John Hedman and th*
auditor ts clerk.
On motioti: the fotlo\Vihg bills Wen
audited and allowed.
W. W. Downie, county pHntlUg 4 25
(•loinstad Rro«., repairing ffhoes lor
Kr IfliKi^cii A: Johnson, goods lot indi
g»*nt jxf.r 18 12
Ftate bindery Co., office snjiplies.. .... W 75
\V. .leiiiuuiis, coui'r per dtein and uiite*
age 10 4i'
John AI arteiis. sam*1 9
Jwlui Hedinan, s»uie W
After investigating tliu matter in
regard to the applicittion fot 8eed
wheat from tliu farnieiH that were
unable to procure the same the hoard
deeided to furnish 400 bushels of
wheat to such persons with the as
sistance of the citizens of Milbank.
On motion, board Adjourned to
Monday, May 5,1890.
Attests: U\ JKNNINGS
JOHN OOI OI.ASR. Chairman.
CIT* COI KCIL.
MILBANK, S. Dak., April 8. 184)0.
The regular monthly meeting ofthe
city coucil of the City of Mil hank,
cesumt*! after jMljouruuiftit at the
primary school bni!i!it.a on the 7tn
day of April A I). 1HV,
Present: Mavr Volktnar, Alder
uian E. W. Phalen, W. B. Saunders,
C. A. Krlandson. L. M. Kaercher, It.
Mortell and J. B. liaiid. and olerk.
Messrs. Volkicar. EI1*!IISOH, Mortell
and itaird havi^j^duly -.(iiali(jt*d.
Official bonds of ^uhn W. Hell,
city clerk, A. MiUelstaedt, city Ltea»
urer, S. M. Pasco, city justice, and
James W. Perry city assessor, ap
The foWcwittsr *t:tnfrng c.unaiittees
wwe appwim teil by the mayor:
fiflanc"—A!d^ri«en Snuiders,Ka i
cher and Er xitdaon.
Street—Aldeiiueu Baird, Mortell
Fire—Aldermen Mortell, Erland
son and Phelen.
John W. lloil was nominated a.i
city atturuey a
ad unaujwuud.'y con
J. K. Kimuions v/jis nsminated as
luar^ltal and also afreet •niiuis.sion
er, fire KaidPii and Lui!ding inspector
and conlii Qied
Charles uLclif?e was tiouiiuatt i
and continued, as jjo!icen?*n.
The fallowing luembers of the
board of health were nominated and
At large- Dr. A. M. Wui£.
1st Ward— K. Mortell.
2nd Ward—Adna WooLwy.
3rd Ward—D. fctaats.
On motion of Aldermau Saunders,
it was uttanimouiily re.solved thai the
thanks of the city council be extend
ed to Hon. Thomas L. iiuuck, the re
tiring,city clerk, for the sihle.edicient
and eminently satisfnctorly manner
in which he lui* performed the duties
of hia otlice.
Moved by Mr Sauuders aad car
ried, that the mayor be directed to re
ceive bids fjjr lumber for the use ot
the city tnd to award contract to low
Moved and carried that salaries and
compensation of city otlicers be fixed
as follows City treasurer, $100 per
year city attorney. 850 per year, city
marshal. £25 per mcuth for all the
offices of marshal, street commission
er, fire warden aud building inspec
tor and city policeman, $10 per
On uotion.the council designated the
Grant County Review and the
HKRAXD-AUVAXCE as the official
papers of the city, official publica
tions in lxith to cost no more than
the legal fees for publication in one
On motion, bill of S. C. Jones for
justice fees, $7.50, laid over because
not properly made out or sworn to.
Proposition of H. X. Peck, sub
mitted by D. W. Diggs, Esq., to fur
nish trees for cemetery and avenue
leading thereto and pay S15 toward
planting same and 85 toward mulch
ing them if city will plant and care
Moved and carried, that Mr. Peck
be requested to fence cemetery, pro
vide a suitable gate therefor, plant
trees around cemetery, sink a well
inside thereof, and replace with live
trees the dead ones on the avenue
leading thereto, and tba( tfee oity do'
not plant any of said trees.
On motion council adjourned.
JOUM VV. IJKLL,
Soi'tf: Dakota is entitled to one cadet
at West Point and two naval cad«*ts at
Annapolis. Cougressman (iiffurd and
Pickler have determined to have um
petetive examinations ai Huron for the
caitet at Wet, Point, aud at lied field
anil Mitchell for tbe uave] cadeta. Et
aminat,5on about May 1st" Formal an
nouncement will be caade SOOOL—Ued
".Vftwr a varied A|«*rteue u'iUi 6o
ealled-catJsartk reajietfies, 1 an» convinc
ed bet Avers PUls^fiwtt the most satis
factory r--8uli8. I reh exclusively on
these Pills for the cure of liver aud
stomach complaints.'--John B. Bell,Sr.,
an1 iri«t p«'piii»r •••Ifmtifli nri
n.-. t-Hni. K: puSIUh«d »«iilnl«n'it
M1LBANK, S. D., FRIDAY, APRIL 18, 1890.
The newepajier war betweeu the old
Advance Publishing Co. and Battey A
GrP(»gf publishers ot the newspaper, The
Millthuk Independent, Btill wages fierce
ly. Itutley A Gregg undertook high
brtncled piece of business in attempting
td appropriate to their own use the
property of others, and the court prompt
ly stopped them. The "cheek" and
"gull" exhibited by tliein is simply sub
linte. In starting a new paper, the In
dependent, they number tue tirst issue
Volume. No. 34, with the evident in
tention of deceiving advertisers They
claim to be getting lots* nsw subscrib
ers while the fuel is thelf papers are be
ing thrown back upon their bunds by
the individuals to wbom they IIMV« mail
ed them in tLe hope of forcing them to
take the paper Une day this week one
of the lirni offered to make «n iiftidftvh
that the Independent had 1200 circula
tion, notwithstanding it had only been
published two weeke. It is doubtful if
they e'en print one half that number ot
papers, nd it is not at nil likely luat
they have one hundred bona fide sub
scribers. The office is in continual
trouble and several printers the firm en
gaged refused 'o remain after working n
few days. Their machinery keeps break
ing down and neither of the proprie
tors are printers they are having a sorry
time uf u altogether. Tbe popuUr un
derstanding is that the concern will
suorily pul: up and leave the country.—
Grant (,uiny lterievv.
A .''IT P*y A I" •'"rid.
Fullv Pla** W-oi1 Kn*r.i»
»«ekir. s«mi tir •nocimen
euiiT. rritf tin *"ur ui'ntti«' irm »l_
*il'NN 4. Pi M'4KHK»tfc, 3K1 Hrw«lwiir. n.l.
or €drntifl« Ameritsn. w
gre»t ruoc'Hi. K*ch iitna ^«ri"l
4ITHI'CRNK'IW 'it counlrv »FI1 CUT r«m«•"
or lu itlu «ii. Niun*f n. mmvin
an fn!: anil »peci0catlon« f'f tlieuM if
^ct». a •,[.). ML'ftiN A CO., I'l SUfcllJCIU.
ni»v he *pciir
tim ti Mt'vN
h»Ti- had v*r
40 y«*rs' »rn1 ni*1« over
Anier^ran *nj I-^r-
«iitn puwp'iti. (4»«c! for ItATidtwok- G^frw*
In »"ur r««rk in nut rtirliHretl In tfe*
#rt ufBre, apt' Ml s v A Aiid jr *ur«
imniedlalu P/UWCUJ,I. Pci'tl FUR lUi-ilxo'i.
IOPYai ilTK fur books, chart!, t»P«.
Stc., ijulcklj procarefl. AdJre»»
MCXK A. Puleal Settflwrs.
UiniU!. OVfflCB: Kt lUUlUWiT. M. 1
"Old Man Gilbert,"
A. Splendid Southern Story of War Timet.
BY ELIZABETH W. BELLAMY,
Author of "Hour Oaks,'' "Little Joanua,'' Etc.
This Powerful fttorv, full of ektB|t and inci
dent, aud nciting In tvery chapter aad liue, will
begin ut aa early number ot Uu* paper.
Look Out for the Opening Chapters
"OLD GIUXRT'S TOW."
"Say after m*" Misty dictated:
Mrs. Winslow'e Soothing Syrup for
childien teetliiiiff is the prescription
of one of the best fewiale imrs s and
phvsiciansm the I'mted States and
has been used frrr ffvrty years with
never-failing snrresn fry millions of
mothers for their children. LMiring
the prori s.s of teething Us value is in
calculable. It relieves the child from
pain, cures dysentery and diarrhw,
griping in the bowels and wind-colic,
Hy giviiitr health to the child it rests
the mother. Price 25c. a bottle.
Are abundant but the one beat .fcflown for
its extraordinary anodyne and expectorant
qualities is Ayer's Cherry Tectoral. for
nearly hall a century this preparation has
been in greater demand Uiau any other rem
edy lor colds, coiiRhs, bmncliitis, and pul
monary complaints in general.
"I suffered for more than eight month#
from a severe cough aceompanied with hem-
orrhagc of the lun^s and the expectoration
Ot inatu-r. The physician* gate ine up, but
toy druggist prevailed on me to try
dt so, and *i began to ttupforej my
lungs healed, the *mgh ceased, and i be
came stouter and healthier than hate ever
been before. I would suggest that the name
of Ayer's Cherry Feetoral be changed to
Elixir of Life, for It rerUinly saved my
—P. J. Oliden, Salto, Buenos Ayrcn,
A few years ago I took a tery bad colif,
which settled on rr.y hinps. I had night
sweats, a racking cough, and great soreness.
My doctor's medicine did me tin good. I
tried many remedies, but received no heiif*
fit everybody despaired of my recovery.
was advised to use Ayer's Cherry 1'ertorat,
and, as a last resort, did so. From the flr^t
dose I obtained relief, and, after uslfig tw»
buttles ol It. was completely restored W
health."—F. Adams, New Gretna, N.
Ayer's Cherry Pectoral,
Dr. J. O. ATEK tt CO., Lowell, Mass.
Sold bjr all Druggist*. Price |1 sis bottle*,
Milbank Dray Line.
OvfatiB, Kareitnre Ste. giver
iTTOB.VIY AT LAW
Office in Pos.toffioe Bjiilding,
OOLLFiCTIONS A SPECIALTY
i If AHl^TX, JflLliANK, *OVTH DA
KALSONUNIC}I, PAPER HAA^INC. AND
everything^ this eort, ueotTy find
promptly done at regular praaea.
T. M. PLOTNER
DrifcJ, Fresh aad -Salt Meats
Ca*hHi$ktst Prict Pi id for Utdet
Freeh and Salt Fish, Game and Poultry
in their season.
Good work guaranteed. Enlargement
in Crayon, India Ink and Water Colors a
specialty. A fine line ot Albums and
Babies Pictures taken Instanta
or At Ortonville Monday and Tuesday
ol each week. Gallery here open all the
Agency of the Aliiaice
tse and vore, Is th* help of the Lord, to k*ep
track of Ma IDS# S'irholas Thome to the end
of tny days. Amen."
The scene is laid in Florida, near Tallahassee.
The tale la a most charming one, and, being a
thoroughly American story and dealing with the
most intereftiug period of our National life, it
wi'l be fount to possess unusual value sad
Interest K»ery Story-Lover wQl Apyre
cJ^te this SerisJ.
Milbaok, South Dakota.
Attorney at Law
MILBANK, SOUTH DAKOTA.
yrTLifl s the oldest Uank ir Kant«-rn Dakoip^ ehtublished 1879, and operating
und» the above title sini^ IH81.
In addition of doinif a general Banking business, we i»»»n money on Farm so
curities paying the inortga|j*« t'rotn to 8 per cent, per annum, no charge lor col
lecting anil remitting interest!,or looking alter the loan 'luring its life.
Out of hundreds of thotuMtmls of ilollars louued by us, u* in\estor has ever lost
oie dollar of principal or interest
We Bell exchange on all eastern cities and on every foreign country in the
Pav taxes tor non-resident property owners.
Collect ut rt-aRmable rales, uixl remit proceeds the same day.
Do the largest Fire Insurano* NusiiMweof any agency in Eastern Dakota.
Milbank is situated in Orant C»ninty, in the famous Whetstone Valley, the
garden spot of ail the Dakota*, anil bordering on the Niseeton Indian Reaervation,
which will be opened settlement in tiie f»prinr of 18'.H), Mdbi.nk will he the
outfitting point lor Puttiers taking lurries on it» fertile acres.
With the coming of Rtatehood landtt will t» materially enhanced in value.
South Dakota has entered the Union with Prohibition in her Constitution, and
this will attract the very best clasa of immigration from the East to her fertile
We have for sate some of the finest lands the Slate a* prices that will afford
the purchaser a handsome advani-e within a short time.
We refer, without, permieriou. to llunk ot" New York. N. B. A. New York, or
Securit) Liank, Minneapolis, Minn. Correspondence Solicited.
with which the pump can never leak its priming. Theae pumps are guaran
teed to give the best satisfaction. A full line of
They are prepared to do all kinds of job work mich as repairing stores, tin work
or anything in the hardware line. They carry a full LINK OF GENERAL HARD
WAKE. With such lines mentioned above, and are going to sell them at
Prices that are Bound to Establish Trade.
Patent and Straight Flour
AND BRAN AND SHORTS
Always on Hand.
Big Stone City Milling Co., Big StOM City, Dak.
Perring and Kirk,
Pine Crayon and Oil Painting Any Hire !/^V|J TT«
—From Life,Pencil Sketching, file v^/lU IClUieS AZ*|1"
I 1 Interior views taken at nifjht by flash light. The only real, cenn
lar^Cd. ino artists in the city. Get your Pictures from natural artiste.
Babies Pictures Taken Instantaneously.
HTCOHNEH MAIN STREET A SECOND AVENUE.
Consolidated April 11,1890..
SARGENT & DIGGS.
Hate alwaya In stock a full line of the old standard and time tested)
OT GUAUANTEED to be tip to STANDARD with My Move la the Market.
The Cedar Rapids Wood Pump, Brass Valve Seat
Coin, and the Peninsular"
Cook & Heating Stoves.
& KiRK,Milbank, S. D.
NEW COAL FIRM
Having purchased the coal interest of Mr J. A. Rickert we come before the
public soliciting a share of your patronage. We carry the best quality Of
coal in the market, and all grades at reasonable prices, W« fg|irBt» in
quantity aad quality.
ORDERS TAKEN AT OFFICE OR
ON THE STREETS
FITCH & HILTS,
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