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h- VUL. VJ1I, NO. 38. v ,)VKUTtSlM KATES. 1 OOi 'J.ni 3.00, b.e i IMI 4. SO 1-VMj OelNll EAST. :S4JST. I.ot'ls TIMK TAlfLK AT KEYI 1,1.0 DAK UOlMi kABl'. I it —A, W. uniibeli, Judge, .it -Howard G. Fuller, Judge rcuit Julia W. Nowlin, Jii1gG uit—Chaa. M. Thomas, Ju%e,! r" t, Abordeoa. i:\auiiner—T. £. lilBnckard, v Hurg9on—I). K. Collins,! i Jti'i tJooitiiisaioiiorB—H. J. Itiee. L.iiriuiir. John H. King, Rapid (f luiHo, Water town Secretary, iniusou, WHterUiwn. f. S. OFFICIALS. States Dielrict Judge—A. J. Ed i.Mit. hell. sut.en District Attorney—Wm. B. dK'. liurnn. at«H Marshai—Cyrus rye :|l 'r,. ioneral—H. Ii.Sullivan, Huron, kl S: tt,08 Senator*—G. C, Mtody, of •!, and H. F. Pettigrow.of Sioux pent \tiv«s iu Congress-O. S. O if if uiiuu, and J. A. Pickler, oi Ktuii. STATE I .EG 18L, ATU UE. jor :i'8t District—J. S. Proctor, ink. t'von: A. L. Patridge. Mil '^V. 1). Lawronee, Troy. rotmiTv orricKits. Jlsaioners—1st Iist, oh n Martens. 'id Dist.. .lolin lied mail. Difit., Win. Jeiiniiigs, Chm. i»r- Julni IKuiglasA. it eed^--C. Martens. i"l Pl'dtmte Judge—I hos. lJouck. .1 Karlev. !1 '. "urt— .1. L. Lookliart |S' ti K)ls—(J, W Prevey ft .Mtiirney— J. II. Owen. er— I r. (V K Dmiieln. li' Surveyor—\V. K. Crowl. CITi' OFFICERS. I 1 -Henry ft Volkruar. -.1. W. Hell. p.irer Aug. Mittelstaedt •I ames lierry. "-S. ,\l. Pasrn. Kit -r-iev-,1. W. Hdl. i»n 1st. Ward—f, Kaercher, Rirrli— '"••II. 'Jd Ward—W SautiderR, H:iirl. 3d Ward--C A Eriandson, I'lit-leii. parslnil. Street (Commissioner, Huilding "•''tor and Fire Warden—J li Simmons. H'lan—''harlfs Su'elilff. BOAKD OP EDUCATION [W H-11, S Jones, Eastman, Idler,1, Irving Bath, O W Antelnian |es lloi:uuuith. saiitiier, 1 AiUrney and ConniielloratLaw Jrarrlce In all court*. Contest* before U. (Pffl elic 0' lb 5.0(1 7 0 12 IHJi in 18.00 50 "J e.ooi la.oo lo.ooi so.oo ao.oo atj ruin \I-IT ''lie f,,r Aral autl fl' DastaeQUUDt insiTtum. ilOAI) 'I IMF. TABLE. jfaklcll. & I». I»iv»*ioi« .V St. P. Ituilnuv. 12:35 a ail v* except Siind iv It'::! a in -liaily ex S uik U) .... 1:36 UOINII WICST. iai!y 3.'25 a i iily except Sunday.. 4:10 pm I -lJaily ex Sunday V.'i'.i a :n WUMOT BRANCH. I )k—dailv ex Sunday. I*: 15 a in I i i a I t-. Hi-1") a in t„ il:i&a ml 11 :JS a i s_ 14 '.'•*•! A.M. 11 A VVVcl. ami V'rldiij UOIKU WKHT. Ijr 4 5- 1' lay, Ttourniuv i»nt Sat. ,. 1 t'ICAL DI KE( loliY. •i.lii. OlTll'hKS Vrt.tur Aiciiute, Pierre. .1. 11. Fletcher,Santa t'Ura. .ent*i State-" A O Kingnrud, Pi«rre tie A i'/. C. Taylor. Pujrre. ir*r- »Y. F. Slniiti. Pie!!". lent of Public i n-t ruo.p't. iwham, Pierre. :iin''Mil»U?le«lt l'uii!!'- Ih- Itrw 1 lutlli:. le. MU1 ..TiJ V "U. I ccrui -Jk»iur.t Ni'ot- iPT of School #twJ J'ui iicj 1J Parktir, BronkiE:--* .• Jwd^e Supreme C.Vurt IX irHt l)i«trivt Puvsn i» riot A. U. KeJIniu, ('liana ict -J. K. Beniit'tt. Claik, It remo Court- Ivan W. (iood- CIBOflT COl UT8. I t- uit—E. Smith, Jii'ige, ,»m*. F. U. Aikena, «Jutl?e, 'uit Uii hard Haney, Jii'ige, CHAPTER II. THE COLON EI.'S HON. «s cv 1 15 H'Jwn he hui flnyrreii his irenlth to hi& *sit isfiu'ticn. OldGillHTtcliinlx the high mil fence surrounding the Held.and, having crossed the Iteaten path that led down to tho sj.rin^, plunged at once into the woods, where the tre"s grew tall and close, und where tho wild g*aje vines and the sparldeberrv bushes continually inter- cpted his advance hut witii such ob stiudes he was aecustotned to deal, and "Umhor money." As hi had the privilege of selling lii.4 manufactures off the plantation, ho com manded what might be termed a wide market. Often he sent his wares up to town sometimes even he condesoondcd to disj-ose of a mat or a broom to the de 1 ner of Immigration—F. JI spised Purnivals across the road. ^Vhat be did ith the money thus earned ho told no one what he meant to do with these accumulated small earnings of moreHhan fifteen years—amount ing now to quite a respectable sum—he himself did not know but having no wife nor child, nor any kindred whom h« cared to it over. This ceremony he performed by Spite her 'bout dem Furnivals." Old Gilbert took his way home by a roundalout route, through an old field route, tlirough an old le known u the berry patch, where elder- On his knees, by the aid of hi.s icady jack knifo, lie was deftly extracting ie (j,,, roots whose rich aroma dilluse itse y .around, when his trained ear caug i »e sound of steps approaching. with palpitating heart, S- :i into the jft )%M •. ...» r:: side by abruptly sloping prround, and .almost impenetrable to the sunshine, i pieKinc. i Llere, when lie had rested awhile upon a I to admit old Gill»ert'a hand and arm. the dimes he received for chickens and eggs ami the skilled labor of his hands. for old (.iiliKTt was imuiter of many crafts i it J. O. Andrew*, Judge,j Ijv Jd hog| "I)e I»r'-: with a sort "Doan' you i have got li tenin' cawm baciMi. en' is i they did not deter him. Ho had a secret i errand in this wood through which he made his way as if by instinct, for jxith there was none: but this ancient "hiid of nature was at home in the wilderness i he knew all the trees that grow, and iUl I plants that were for healing, and all) I^^P'iffdat noxious things to be avoided. He came I "Wall, dm at last to a little dell, shut in on every subdued by tb wHKl? lichen grown log, he knelt down, and, i "Mc pushing aside a brush heap, laid hare a i hole in tho ground, wh"rein wrw set a wide and deep iron pot, proU-cted by r~n iron hd, on top of which was a tin plat i ter that covered a freeuire largf enough which monev was to be earntHl, and for all his jobs he was paid in^ good hard cum. an unconquerable preja co leading him Ui refuse what he called _, ft v .. ,.,, am i 'blee i doan JfV 7 TroU-kimx P5ur 3 anns\ 1 .'- '1 I'igtit i "f^r-rrcd. '..Ucm, wtih the Ki'V'c Hit mly mure til** Ihm i !••'••.. h:.uv.!, youth, clad i:i Old Gilliert's heart i l.i as in.* thought of. his 1:1 ?:.• low the i but, "maunei mandod that greeting slur: given, rind jio. i i ictated a cert Sei]Ui(jlIS!li'SS of toile. bade the youth 'H»o )Vll v while sow in yo' c•minV en'go ain't inquirin' w hat y» air up to' Old (Jillx'-rt had drop ed o:i hi again and was tugging at the roots. "Pse comin' en' going on n proper arrants," he grumbled, ers doselves doan liol'm- t"r f»»v dat. I Iowsoniedevc! i whito sow I Z I conn. •!.. "Whicherway'r" The eagermstss of fuel tj th" flame of pnn not When he h:ui fingered his wealth to his satisfaction, Gilbert carefully read justed the platter over the tin broken pot lid, raked the leaves over the spot, and skillfully heaped up the brush. j",i n 0 v tion, that did away with the necessity of I ir mine," reii abstracting the coin when once it was "iVowlin' rouif U,e.« deposited cach dejiosit being made in sums of $•" securely tieil in a bit of asna burg, the whole amount could I* pretty accurately reckoned by touch, the ac count being kept ujton a tally stick, which old Gilbert always carried with liinu ., N _, fe(X j10l. an ingenious process of his own inven- "You'ten'ty ,j Mawse Nichqlaa ter pieces. Doan you nu c,^ ij 0 ar (iny]l0W? w am "Wha' dat?" he whispered to hinxseu, ja.v lifting his head to listen. "Rabbit?" A vellow cur. with cropped ears and A yellow cur. with cropped ears and barely three inches of tail, jumped upon a log on the other side of the fence, ut-1 tering a short, sharp bark. Old Gilbert peered over the fence to right and left of him, along the bridle path that skirted the field. "Whey you come fum, you onderuana- ed beas' critter?" he said, scornfully ey ing the cur, which he recognized as the .t iic pl'int lent, hf nil in ruing" with a emoved from accord. i t- 1 I low very ni.-i.nv de^r: the respect ho w-oulii 1 "quality."' Tli'* lad responded wr.'i pollen !i tance. "Whicherw.i v \. .n e. .nun' I'mn7 Id tlillMTt asked, jjini(u.ii.tuiP iy. "I duiino vz hii'w any o' yo* liusiness,'' was tho surly answer. "I ain't no fmvr fr-r:i home then you, en'I ain't a nigger, I'm a huiitin' of a hawg, eu' of you ain't tolled hit tcr yo' pen, yon ole prowler, uiaylte you're fur "itii-i* i,nt« hits tracks." 'lid fill)ert'- I he f-hollld le i..-. tolli v: •d •t. Th::t I w i i i e a i exclaimed, indignation, know what I uneasy in. •.. e! te. on then. lmst'lf. ow hm'," i•' i.. .. itb "Iy ioiv a in i ri,o', .1 vanc:: menae,' td and dinwi i This wan the bank to which he confided 1 "F.n' I b'iongs Thornc," co:it inued flated .supei'ivirity, ldgger, I is." "I doan know •, lue," baiil Jt JiUU( mf Ijt hU Wl lth .. k it 's ti .!" I'-. k i inquiry was tu old i dlU-rt's suspi bri-iie path, follow in' a\iii-ling all refer which hi had com- i o n s S i e i do woods," I," i•! to rh s ], honor with gifts, the* greatest satisfaction wjiyn't you I. .-p n he could find in his money was to count v Hut lie i vwil. I 1 i.i• bratioh. i. '.M l: 1 aiu ii' i: u• o' vear ter wooils lak a free Ef the kernel ain't got nothirr root di^gin' fur you ter do. nigger, bolter'n wliyn't lie send you ter keep track thai racketing o' hi.-.'n? Nick Thome liav.. been in a lix. 1 kin i"!l you, over under ter Eden." "Wha' dat'.'"oid Gilbert a-ked. in alarm. "Ain't the kernel hearn how iek Thorno wuz nigh en'about cut ter pieces row with Marcus White? Over Ole nigger gittiu' stiff, tubbe sho game o' poker." he said, rising with a grunt. "Time I This was about all that Jesse Fumival wuz fixin* up 'nother bottle o' white asli knew of the affair, but ho hoped to learn bok en' whisky. I git de bok en' Missle- inor from old iJilbert. •irey gimme de whisky. Hit ain too' i late for wissyfiio, nnther. Little Missy allers honin' after saasyfac tea. I gwan tote her a bundle o' sassyfao ter de grot house dis night, seem" I wuz "bleged ter "Do gret mawster!'' exclaimed the old man. "When wuz dat?" "Oh, over en' above two months ago. Ain't hearn nothin' 'bout hit?" "Lcok-a-hore, boy," said old GiliK'rt. "4fire«iu' dat knife made what kin cut oun'. Who done ., bushes and sassafras saplings grew ran "jjueh vou know!" sneered Jess' in the fence corners, hedged round by little thickets of the odorous horse mint Here the old man net to work down Fur- nival. "I done tol' you hit wux Marcus White done hit, what is sorter kin ter us all, bein' ho is second cousin ter Uncle Job's wife." And swelling with pride in jfe." And swelling with pride in ro%V ess of this family connection, OUt j, rca( gt ur s lug feet wide apart, thumbs into his "galluses," eyed old Gilbert defiantly. KWau property of "dem Furnivals. called to his dog, and walked on. The dog answered wi 1 ay p, P® "jp off.tbfi log aad fmAcrym We on^e j10l' him V• unliable," "De law gwan hoi' bin said old iili -ert. Ef the law kin git him!" retorted the laughter. "Mar- wUh ratill wl|it0 is j„ Ult 'j all Tex is 'twixt law T(i n him en the law." Then reverting sud denly to the object ,f his search, "I doan see no tracks," he .- aid, inspecting the ground. "No she wuz travel in't h" aidge of de woods," said old Gilbert "*1:1 amongst de leaves." The boy gla.iced towards the wo.. i-s, 0 w no hit#» traoh ain' got no manmrs, bov sassyiu' of a cemman's niccer." MILBANK. S. IX- A (Wo!i i Uni April II, 1 $i» I WUZ j"S 1 pintly tiff trnter Som-ise Plantation is a lonesome i ... youiigimmof sperritsnnd .t h- peei 111 v removed out of ll 1' v.-.'iy e tvoiiMe is in and do 'pear ter Tlion "Ye. I I l. 's i v. i a i '.: i (-t ranieiil. out I i to lie ad vi* i i Sunrise piair i CM-.. ?"o hint oi •s:» bite lnid *. the col 1 tiiat his sou. luins inn lie s e i1 uel u as not i rnd Nicholas had t.ii since early in i the quarrel wit I I'e e lied Thorne 1 was secretly fretb :.Ii 'his time, h:id never once sued to i i' .died, and Miss Elvira's deepest ai i' I v had been aroused by a note receiv 1 a w days before, which had been 111:. i i I Eden, the nearest |io.stollice toSun ris", and w. v.-.r-i- I i• »ilov\ "Miss Tlior::". "IlKSl'Ec". i .' 1 :i'ii a 1 fear in wom.'in, and 1 feel it on my konscunce warn the f.unly of Mr. Nick Thorne it the tea table us soon as the i ii l'v v i d'» dela'. i.: little n..' i lllifre iripi \unt El\ ,r i 15ut VuU s vn IM lllin (lf lot" afraid Nieln Niiluetei!,'" inowitig what i ,i Mi v nr-.ii 1 y "he Is Only I don't believe be n- ea i be." n it to disappoint hU 'led Mi.ss Elvira. i father disappoints e led. with preco- Nidi. just a ts shrcwii, "You d-n't dear." *-'iM 1 I'ilvii.., utilu at her that she should r.j e:! 1 u freely to -:1 child. "I fear Nil I is is—wil i." 1 I Miss Kl'-tr- -t-'he.! .... p!\\ Tn her .ibularj "v.-,! i" w.i. a .v-ird of the -'fengest com!' .'!! tia^t io.M. 1 "Let, him come in me, ti:i u, and get' :ed," said Mis.-\, promptly. 'I'liia was Mr.-.. I lorry'* advi al-o i M. llerry, who reasoned from a &ound i anient, and her own deep e.tperience a liko case. I'.ut to advocate Cousin Myrtiila's opinion openly was more than thii stu'ient of JSishopKen could venture upon. Iler strongeit hoj»e was that Nicho las might be tamed by a marriage* with his pretty cousin Fiora Thome, who had the merit of pleasing the colonel. That thu colonel sh-.uld be pleased was the all im portant point, in view of which Mis' Elvira ignored the fact that she herself had not found Flora tlawless. But this w as not a subject to bo discussed with Missy, and she felt relieved when Glory Ann interrupted with the announcement: "Mibslo-virey, here's ok man Gilbert. Diumo'ni what he want. He mek gret parade o' secrecy 'hotit what lie got wrapjied in a piece o' cloth: but nose kin smell sassyfac anywheres." "Fuuitne!" shouted Mi ..-v. a 1 darted from the room. ".Ie -,' hear dat!" grumbled Glory-Ami. in j"alou3 resentment, as she followed her to the back piazza. "Ilukkoiu sue goes after ole man Gilbert, stidder re min'in' me 'bout sassyfac." "Howd'ye, Missel-virey huh you do?" said old Gilbert, rising to bow and scrape, a3 sho came out on the piazza. "Thankyou pretty well, Gilbert. ETow do you do?" "I'm ter say tollable, bless Gawd Missle-vircy. I 'lowed ter bring a dozen aiggs fur a 'mombrance. but de ain't all laid yit. an I knowed Missy vttz gwan be glad o' some sassyfac, so I jes come 'long so." "I've plenty of eggs just now, I'm much obliged, Gilbert." "Tu'.jbe t-ho!" said tho old man, and paused and scratched his head. Then, with a desperate abruptness, "Missel vire\said he, "when you hear fum rMatW-mjiii. J'*W i V. i. .ee v, t..!: ie't^tosi 1 "I'llU U1US ull i v.. iii awBtivr! ount nig gittiu' i naire buskii te: 'quire 'bout a-Mudyin', mav n n o o o i i i -\osin" I wuz (i i en' look atter M.i'.v V. -.1 C. :il i he ... i::~ i. Minri' i.' •:i ''ot:r- respect nil. "lioXA A V,' I!! ^1 i Iviru, not daring to show tin-, r" i ,- brother, lest it might wit,. .• I i l«-t'.v. e i liim and his son, •ne up to town to consult her cousin,! llerry, in whose judgment she' '.ii ed unbounded faith, though she had ah1,ays the courage to follow her ad i' ••. ]',ut Mrs. llerry was on a visit to i» pl.uitiition in Jefferson, and Miss El \:r: 1. i• turned .still burdened with th' :'l. note, which she was always iri'i whenever her brother was i way. She began reading it! u. 1 ir-d to his musings on the by had come i n s eating walll's ]v i*n«t/. ihfit 11a*i arden p(.t l.ich wiil li au'iK's, W V. t. K-' (5 \i quantity and quality. w i:!i ,i !. 'ttiny rich?" po' ole no I ain't, sellin" I com i I En" 1 '1*8 how i i i jes' II S" ter Sui I I I. .. little?" odd job. do ',' it.' without bitter •'l l«t ervrtenl, tuli. 1 i s s e Patent and Straight Flour AND BR AN AND SHORTS A1 wuvs or: 11 ami. Big Stone Gliy Milling Co., Eig Stone City, Dak. T11EM1LBANK jHWEI.KY STORK •v i\\ fj K. i'. WOODWARD, iprictor, .r to L. WOOD. Rl S r, Manager. "WATC1-I HBPAIBIITG- NEW COAL FIRM- ?. ilNiKi h\Mllg|ji v i\ ill llf kiUk. .tay, en' I'm i w b" "x 1 gittm' 'i I hank what i i Iv raised." 1 i i Hear d.it, now!" ejac- t. 1 dat bos- ii! it i •. A ia the background. i i I on jnean to stay?" tho 1 e 1, not unwilling to make In i" ..i, ri ires to his son. ii': i "iiinr of thutty mile on' bet -rt, meditatively rub with his horny fore and a day to i rrow?" the col i tii secret strong nj i i lake the ox cart." ed old Gilbert, with i i n.o hollow in tho i:e was buried. "I i:. up." I w:'" \o-i a pass. v on a n iiner t» return ill -tiled leavo of absence. •I!I ," said Gilbert, with his I -\v i.a ory-Ann immediately sought Daph ne, Miss l',l\ir-t's maid, for the satisfac tion of exnressin'r her mind. "•I- v i ear dat succumstan l• .i liiiiiu' dat ho raised i saiil she, in high (iudgi i. Wiiey wu/, me, I'd lak tei know i wbill's I'm a-raisin' en' a inindin' oi Mi* y, here ho is earortin' of "bout dt' Lentry in de vox cynrfc. Wheu slie gits growed shiose he'll bo laviiv cliiini ter her raisin en' exaotin' pri' '"lliges 'covdin'. ((Continued te THE BANK OFMILBANK, Mil.lSANK. SOI li 1 DAKOTA. v i i •. i. p.,,i ,v ii L.u-1 t, 'i.-i. e.-t .i.'.ivh. 1ST'.', nniloperAtioK In -:t i i,^ 1 v*''I,.' .ii iiii-iiiv111g 11i.imim*.~i-, »'io jouii money on Farm so ,:rit'«" •. Wo sell exchange on ,i'. eii-" rn ltien and oti eveiy foreign couutry in tho w irld. taxes for nun resident property owners. i heet nt reasonable rules, mid remit proceed- the 'an"- dn v. )o the largest Fire Insurance husmosb of ,',!• .-'••:ie\ n 1. isfern Dakota. Mil bunk is: n- .rant- O" in the famous Whetstone Vabey, the i !), .'us, and '.rirg on the ^i«-heton Indian Jt.-s.' rvation, t, I t»lemei, i te spring of 1K«I Milbank will be the *!•. !,-iii.i i i, :i- itile ticres. 'a', .ni j-.t materially «»nhaoced in value. e week.) ctgjig.-e tioui 7 to* per c"r,t. per nr.nnm, no charge lor cot ieciiiitiir i: ". ,:)t.-i( t,or lookins al'er t!ie loan luriiig Its life. Out ti....—nf i|(,i!',r^ I. hi nod bv u. no investor lias ever lost one dollar of principal "t mtere-t I'r'diibition in her Constitution, ami i :i. ii Irotn the East to her fertile the State at- prices thatwill afford "i a... time. :ssjon,I., k of Now York, N. B. A. New York, or i••:.] e-., Minn, ('it rpepoiidoneaSolicited. SARGENT & DIGGS. -M.'ih I Kggjjf' o Ha\ing ptirchassod the coal in'erest of Mr J. A Hickert wo coin© before tho public .-.olieiiiug a slune o! v ,-.r patron n carry the best quality of cull in the market, and a.I .ituies at. seasonable prices. Wo guarantee in ORDERS TAKEN AT OFFICE Oil ON THE STREETS ITCH & HILTS, PROPRIETORS. |v« •At j- 1