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VOL. XI, NO 4. UE-T1h- no-thwest quarter of section y W U n8. rHiiir- :-o in town of Troy. (ir»i.t k8 SALE one and haif miies from depot. For fur- nforutftUuu addrcse roru*» JOHN IIOZIKR, RM Saratoga, Minn. FOl* 8ALK—I have a fine furin live »L south of BIK Stone City 105 acres im- 1*1, summer-fallowed, 80 acres iu One-third cash, balance on easy terms. J. 1. OEHLEK, Big Stone City, tr^p-Near Oie Ktiinpke school house 8 I miles uorth of ilhmik a black sateen para Iowner can have same by calling at this I paying for this notice. ioMEHA PPE NINGS. heat—No. 1 Northern 59c Ho. 2 So. 347c rejected 40c. fly-nets see Antelman. th* excellent line of plows at Bros. Le ladies aid society will meet with [e. 8. Healv next Thursday. |eser the druggist is advertising bis election of lamps. .U)os. Fitch is attending a family lion at Minneapolis tins weeK. I P. Martens, the groceryman, was Isiior to the cities tlie first of the iePeM»!«» Party county convention liw to meet at the court house on day, September 20th. J. Glasser, the Iieaupre, Keogh •man, made his Milbaak calls last tise rdav, while on his wayjjest. Arretta Crosby, of New York is enjoy injkf a visit with her brother [Crosby of this city. Henry Schafer is enjoying a It's mit with frieuds in Minneapolis, IL. seeing the sights at the exposition. Wood is rejoicing over the ar lot a tine little (laughterat his home srday. be number of live stock returned to e auditor from this county is 5.062 cattle 8,084 mules 07 sheep hogs 1,231. r. A De Silva and wife started Tues Ifor Hastings, Minn., where they will a *eek with Mr. De Silva's rela- s. A. Horton went to St. Paul the the week to consult an oculist, [es having given her considerable ot late. CNI—A small coin purse, picked up tposj, office, which owner can have pplying there and identifying prop- Jberepublit-an central committees of •different warhs should see that early [proper notice is given ot the cau 'lo be held next week, tW. Prevey lost a five foot Champion ^er sickle about one mile southwest own, which he would be pleased to the finder return to him. *pb Fanset and wife started tor the Tuesday, where in addition to at to gome business matters Joe [take in all the interesting features P'ylile. Bil Johnson and F. W. A~ Poppe re trom Dead wood last week, where «1 been doing jury duty in the U. Nrt. J. c. Elliot, who was with the pi remained at the Hot Springs. driving team of Len Williams Bavay from moorings Monday after '"nd wade good running time up the fhey wore captured before ^tDgthe city limits, and anew buggy Mepaired all tho damage sustained. 1 Nift Benedict presented us with a duchess apple, as a specimen of "tcounty fruit. The apple me&suied lichee in circumference,and was from 7® set out but, lour years ago, and *h kwe over &a1f a bushel of fruit 'year •®?re, ot Ortonville, was in the first of the week. The Eyre liave disposed of their clothing 8°ods business in that city, Mr. now bring located at Groion, Dan expects to engage in business Spoils. |..duc!"r Fred Holzer has been greet pMilbank friends this week, hav •*?®*down to take care of his bro •ho is lying lll|with malarial lever Hotel Proud. The young man is *»y to recovery we are pleased to •nd Fred departed yesterday tor ^'LIS More rft&rniojr IP 1M* Anflovcr, iSSlliiiiili Jack Owens, the railroad man had his right arm broken just below the elbow while attempting to board a moving train at Summit on Wednesday. One of Tom Kirk's threshing machines pounded out 2047 bushels of wheat and oats while on the farm ot Ford Nelson one day this week. Eddie Benedict has gone to Watertown to attend the business college in that city. Mrs. Benedict is vioitiug the exposition at Minneapolis. Messrs. A. J. and N. J. Blcser are en joying a visit from their mother and sister who arrived from their home in Manitowoc, Wis., last Friday. Mr. J. K. Taylor and wife, and Miss Smead, ot Salem, Wis., are the guests of Geo. Middlehrook and family. Mrs. Taylor and Miss Hmead are sisters of Mrs. Middlebrook. Harry Hollands, foreman of the HERALD office is on the sick list this week with stomach trouble and he has been unable to attend to his office work at any time during the week. Master Walter and Miss Mabel Kerr, yesterday celebrated their birthdays, which occur upon the same day, by in viting a number of their yjung friends to a birthday party, when besides hav ing plenty of fun and frolic a loaded table of good things was spread before them for substantial enjoyment. M. Edeltuan met with quite aserious accident last Sunday morning. While taking his horse to water he attempted to get on the animal's back, but fell and the horse stepped on his limb and chest. He was picked up insensible, but soon recovered consciousness, and is able to be about but is quite lame from his in juries. Peter V"an Asche, of Melrose, brought lis in a fine spceimen of cauliflower Wednesday, as an indication of what the Whetstone valley soil can do without half trying. Mr. Van Asche is a very successful raiser of vegetables, every year having a variety ot the very largest and best in the country. A team attached to the cook house of Thos. S mi ley's threshing out-fit got awny from the driver on Main streot last Sun day and scattered tliintrs while on the run. When crossing the railroad track the two hind wheels were torn from tne vehicle, and as it was poor sledding the horses were soon brought to a stand still. The cook, Mr6. Arnold, and the kitchen utensils were badly mixed during the ride, but came out of the affair without material injury. During tho ceremonies fit the laying of the memorial stone of the Masonic building, Photographer Lee managed to get three views at different periods of the exercises, either ot which will serve as a memento of the occasion. We have seen a proof of the one taken at the con clusion ot the ceremonies, which prom ises to be a very perfect picture when it receives the finishing touches which Mr. Lee knows so well how to place upon it. Little Freddie Port, son of Mr. and Mrs. H. G. Port, celebrated the fifth an niversary of his birthday last Monday with a party to his young friends, about twenty of "whom gathered to help him I remember the day. The afternoon was Isnent in games and n disposing of a dainty spread on the table. Wed was the recipient of a number of souvenirs of the occasion, while his young friends are in hopes that the anniversay will come around regularly every year. For the information of the public, I hereby announce that the Weather Bureau have made arrangements for nlSing .11 volunteer 'telegraph frost forecasts, and m,me\ &,«'n receipt ot thesetelesremi»' lately receipt J» ,^ this station the re hoisted. The frost »itU r---- •!»"Waok for frost will be hoisted. ia white VVltll center. 1). W. Dioos, observer Notice. Owing to the small margain now »l- dealers feel toiul U for cartage f« 1««» or 2~JC rving upsut,rW.. for on0 ton (lelivered to 'f '.t city1 extra charge for car any part ot the citj,, accompony the w.»waui. public for nil orders. Th inviting ^ElC^the tbe ,utura Yours trulv, JOHN JOHNSON A LO.. Fitch & HILTS.. Milbank. Sept. 7. "TRUE AND TBI STYJ» "Sqnarr, l.cvel mid Plumb," was tin- Memorial Stone uf the New naKoiiic lluildiiiK Foimd by Hie trail at its* Laying Iviist Moutlay. The ceremony of laying the memor ial stone of the new Masonic building was performed by Milbank lodge No. 20 last Monday afternoon, the members of the craft appearing in regalia and march ing from the lodge room to the new struc ture in a body, where the procession opened while the grand officers pro. tem.. passed through and ascended the temporary scalFolding erected lor the purpose. The grand officers for the oc casion were: Grand Master—,T. C. Knapp. Deputy Grand Muster—L. L. Conright Sen. Grand Warden—It. F. Gibson. Jun. Grand Warden—E. 1). Ely. Grand Marshal -A. J. Bleser. GrandTreasurer--T. L. Bouck. After the attention ot the assembly had been called to the purpose of the gathering by the grand master, the Rev. A. Dexter offered prayer as follows: Supreme Grand Master ot the Uni verse Bounteous source of every good to the children of men! Thou Aito didst inspire Thine ancient servant Solomon, to build unto Thee a house, and didst of Thine own infinite grace accept the work manship of his hands, and didst conde scend by Thy spirit to dwell therein, granc, to us that grace today that we may make ati auspicious conimeucinent ot our labors and lay tliis cornerstone upon thj eternal principles ot justice, piety, reli ance upon God and sacred truth. Bless our mother earth to hear firmly upon its bosom the edifice which today we begin to erect. Biess the hands of the bearers of burdens who may bring hither mater ials for the walls here to use. Bless the wisdom that shall contrive, the strength that snail execute and the beauty that shall adorn this building, that in the eyes ot all beholders It may present a monu ment of the prosperity of those who follow on to know the Lord. May words of peace ever resound within its cham bers. May the praise of God be its har mony. M:ty its dwellers dwell together in unity, and enjoy the delights of pleas antness and peace. Keep this edifice from the hands of evil designing men. Preserve it equally from the lightnings of heaven, from hur ricanes, from earthquakes, l'roai confla grations, trom the sword of the invader, from all manner of evil. May the foliage of many a returning spring open in greenness and beauty about it. May the storms of winter be soltened from their wonted rigor and harm it not. Great God! who hath upheld our na tion through generations past, preserve us from the calamities of intestine war, from civil strite, lrom the evils and in fluences of sin. Supreme Grand Master omnipotent and omniscient God! who hath kept from age to age the sacred lire ot Masonry glowing upon us altars, kindle a brighter liame in the hearts ot Freemasons wor shipping before Thee today, and be our guide and protector through the wilder ness of life, as with the pillar of fire aud cloud Thou didst conduct Thine ancient people. Holy Fathor! in all the the trials and afflictions we are destined to endure while traveling through this vale of tears, let us ever put our trust in Thee, follow Thy dictates and fear no evil. And when the work of human lite is ended—when we are called up to Thy celestial lodge to receive the wages for which we have faithfully labored, may we be found prepared, as living stones for that spiritual building, that house not made with hands, eternal in the heav ens. Amen and amen. And the breth ren responded "So mote it be." The grand master then stated in the words of the ritual that he was there to lay the memorial stone in due and an cient masonic form, and the seniorl^nd junior wardens repeated the proc tion the grand master then addr ed iho grand treasurer, slating that had ever been the custom of the craft on occasions like the present to deposit in the cavity ot the stone certain memor ials of the period in which it was erect ed, so that if in the lapse of ages, the fury of the elements, the violence of man, or the slow but certain ravages of time, should lay bare its foundations, an en during evidence may be found by suc ceeding generations to bear testimony to the untiring industry of Free and Ac cepted Masons, and asking if such a de posit had been prepared. The grand treasurer annouced that there had, and read the list of memorials as follows: Holy Scriptures. By Laws of Milbank Lodge No. 20, A. M, By-Laws of Milbank Chapter No. 15 Royal Arch Masons. ... Constitution and By-Laws ot the Grand Lodge ot South Dakota, A. & Si. forth* year A. I). 1^2, A. L. 5892 Proceedings ot the Grand Lodge of South Dakota, A. F. & A. M. for the year.A. 14,5892.. MILBANK, S. D., FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 9, 1802. Consolidated April 11,1890 Historical Sketch of Milbank Lodge, Milbank Chapter, ar.d the Milbank Ma sonic Building Association. Blank Certificate of Stock of the Mil bank Masonic Building Association. Silver Coins of A. D. 1892. Nickel Coin of A. I). 1883. Fractional paper currency of 1882, Charter of the City of Milbank. One copy Masonic Tidings. One copy Iowa Masonry. One copy Milbank HKKALD-ADVANCE. One copy Grant County Review. The grand master then directed the grand treasurer to deposit the memorials which were in a small copper box, at the same time saying, "May the Grand Ar chitect of the Universe, in His infinite wisdom, grant that ages upon ages shall pass away ere it again be seen by hu man eyes." To which the brethren re sponded, "so mote it be." The grand master presented the square, representing the square of virtue, to the deputy grand master, and directed him to apply it to that portion ot the stone that needed to be approved. That officer did as directed, and reported that he found the stone to be square, and that the craftsmen had performed their duty. The level, representing equality, was presented to the senior grand warden, who was directed to apply it to the stone, and he performed the duty, announcing that the stone was level. The plumb, representing rectitude ot life, was presented to the junior warden with directions to use it, and upon so doing, reported that he found the stone to be plumb. The grand master then announced that the stone had been duly tested by the ancient implements ot Freemasonry, and he declared the stone to be well-formed, true and trusty, and after covering the stone with mortar, ordered the consecra tion to proceed. The deputy grand mas ter advanced, and with a cup of wheat sprinkled the grain on tho stone and said: "This corn I distribute as a sym bol of goodness and plenty. May the blessings of bounteous heaven be show ered upon us, and upon all like patriotic and benevolent undertakings, and in spire the hearts of the peoole with vir tue, wisdom and gratitude." The senior wardon with a cup of wine performed a tike ceremony saying: "This wine I pour as a symbol of gladness. May the Great Ruler of the Universe biess and prosper our national, state and city governments, preserve the union of states, and may Freemasonry be a bond ot friendship and brotherly love that shall endure through all time." The junior warden with a vessel of oil poured the same upon tho stone saying: "This oil I pour as a symbol of peace. May its blessings abide with us continu ally, and may the Grand Master of heav en and earth shelter and protect the widow and orphan, shield and defead them from all trials and vicissitudes, and so bebtow bis mercy upon the bereaved, the afflicted and the sorrowing that they may know sorrow and trouble no more." After ihis the grand master made the following invocation: May the All-boun teous Author of Nature bless the inhab itants of this place with an abundance of the necessaries, convienences and comforts of life assist in the erection and completion of this building protect the workmen against every accident long preserve the structure from decay and graut to us all a supply of the corn of nourishment, the wine of refreshment and the oil of joy. The brethren, led by the grand mar shal, then gave the grand honors of the craft, when the grand master presented the working tools to the superintendent ot the building, Wm. Cleveland, say ing: Having thus as Grand Master of Masons laid the corner stone of this structure, I now deliver these implements of your profession into your hands, in trusting you with the superintendent® and direction of the work. The grand master then delivered a short address, stating that "we are lawful Masons, true and faithful to the laws ot our country, and engaged by solemn obligation, to fear God. the Great Architect of tho universe." While having secrets conc3aled from tfee eyes of all men they are secrets that are lawful and honorable, and not repugnant to the laws of God or man. They were intrusted in peace and honor to the Masons of ancient times, and having been faithfully trans mitted to us it is our du'y to convey to them unimpaired to the latest posterity. Unless our cratt were good and our call ing honorable we should uot have la&teJ for so many centuries, nor should we have been honored v ith the patronage ot so many illustrious men in all ages, who have ever shown themselves ready to promote our interests and defend us from all adversaries. "We are assembled here today in the presence of you all to build a house which we pray God may deserve to prosper, by becoming a place ot concourse for good men, and promot ing harmony and brotherly love through out the world, till time shall be no more. The grand marshal in the name of the grand lodge of South Dakota, then pro claimed the corner stone of the structure to be square, level and plumb, true and trusty, and laid according to the ancient customs, by the grand master of Masons. The ceremonies were concluded with a benediction by llev. Dexter, when the brethren returned to the lodge room in due order. Don't forget to visit the Minneapolis Bargain Store. We do not know of a splendid double! wagon all complete ever having been'' sold before for%50. This is the price qjt Wood Bros. farm* For Kale. Three farms of the Regelsberger es tate for sale. Apply to A. C. DODGE. The celebrated Deere, Case and Weir* gang plows at Wood Bros. Estray. Three calves came on to my premises* Section S, town 118, 49, about June 20th. Owner can have same by proving property and paying damages. T. F. Sl'AlSBElt. Mr. D. W. Diggs wishes it announced that his approval of the plan of a joint discussion was simply personal and not as chairman of the republican leagu the league having given him no author. ty to act in such matters. Mr. Kaercher, chairman of the peoples narty club re quested me to see Mr. Diggs and if lie approved the plan to have the notice inserted. At Mr. Diggs request I take pleasure in making the correction. I hope the republican league will at their next meeting, arrange for a series of half a dozen joint discussions of current political problems. W. H. KAUFMAN. The above is in response to the request of Mr. Diggs to have notice of joint dis cussion without his authority withdrawn without prejudice to him, and the reader is left to draw his own conclusions us to whether juntice is done him Following is the letter sent, by Mr. Diggs to Mr. Kaufman, asking a public wilbdrawlotv the announcement: IUIMJANK. S. D., Aug. 30,1892. LU:v. W. II. KAUFMAN. My dear sir: My attention has been* called to a notice in the HEHALD ADVANCE ot last week tor a joint discus sion of the subject of "Government ownership of railroads, telegraph and telephone lines," with my name attached,*, as president of the Republican Club. This is without authority from me, as I certainly said nothing in reply to your suggestion of such discussion that could be fairly construed to mean approval ot it, even as an individual, much less woi'ld I assume to commit the Club to a line of policy without its expressed authority. I informed you that I was very busy with harvesting and threshing, and had no time to give attention to it at present,, but if I found on consultation with the members of the Club that such policy was desirable, I would submit it to the s Club and advise you further. The subject announced is not an issue in this campaign, and in the event that joint debate was deemed the best mode of disseminating republican gospel, we* would most certainly, being the challeng ed party, select subject in issue in the campaign, such as "protective tariff" or "honest money." I respectfully ask that you will with draw the said announcement in the same public manner as it is made, without pre judiee to myself or the Republican Club,. and advise me ot your action, not later than Thursday morning, and very much oblige Yours very respectfully, D. W. DIGOS. Money to Loan OH Farm*. The Bank ot Milbank has money lo» loan on farm securities at reasonable* rates, and without delay for approval Money will be paid on completion ot the papers. SAHOENT & DIGGS. It does not seem possible that a doul!« wagon complete /an be sold for the «malH sum of $50. This is the price Mt'Wuod Brothers. The Bargain Store will seli thebr sum- mer goods at cost. SoO is the price that Woo.] Bros, .TO* asking for their excellent Lake City wag-it ons with Spring seat, double trees and* neckyok* all complete.. WANTED—The best and cheapest pf6«r* inado. You can find that pjow-iit AVoodi Rrollitrc, iiisiati