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rTvOL. XIV, NO 3.
PI VOL. XI, NO 4.
oaT E-TH! nethWEST quarter of section
r'' ran"e W) in town of Troy, Hrsi.t
fcS
httif miles from depot. For fur-
formal «hiWM
Jqhr (.KO/IKRt
Saratoga, Minn.
P\T)No*r Stimpkc school house 8
LMPR north of Milbank a black sateen para
F'ner can have same by calling At Uiia
pud payh'K ^or ^'8
uot'ce-
[OME HAPPENING8.
leat—No. 1 Northern 58c No. 2
tfo. 3 45c rejected 30c.
the excellent line of plows at
Bros.
Irk horse for sale cheap.
BR
WOODBIIOS.
Andrew Larson, of Marvin, died
lutsday morning. Aged 77 years.
I A. P. Lyon, of Anoka, was up
h-r after his farming interests the
ft the week.
John Burke and Miss Louisa Al
i both of this county were married
Jday by Hev. Father Stephan.
Bi
f. G. Bori, of Clark, is in the
his week, acting as reteree in the
bf Russell vs. Sargent & Diggs.
ID. Ely and family have gone to
lingtoD to attend the G. A. R. re
land enjoy a vi*it with friends in
1st
[M. Brown, the photographer, ro
JFL from HIB trip to Nebraska this
bis wife remtining for a more ex
1 visit with relatives.
Keeler has been te Sioux Falls
the week, helping to advertise
fatertown business college at the
lair.
ong the fruit exhibits shown us
irefk are some very fine apples of
•ab variety grown D. W. Diggs'
iSivie Russell has been spending
ire?k with friends in Sioux Palis
kking in the State fair.
|.John Johnson, who has l»een at
(Creek, Mich., for the past three
^s, receiving treatment, has return-
ucli improved in health.
}. Lockliart, of Ellendale, brother
i Lockliart boya of this city is a
Sale for railroad commissioner on
(ortt Dakota Republican ticket.
|fir*tfrostof the season came last
#y night* Happily corn and other
cts were too far advanced to be ma
|y injured.
TF.D—M. Edelman, the jeweler
\mc teacher wants to trade tor two
hand organs, or will pay cash if
neap.
A. Mtmro, Esq, of Wilmot, was in
llondav. while on his wav to the
fair at Sioux Falls, whither lie has
look upon the sleek cattle and
^rses of South Dakota.
Jriift is due to an enfeebled state
[akin. Hall's Hair Itenewer quick
nutritive function of tlie kin,
I? And preventing the formation of
iiff.
i Potter, one of the early residents
ank, now located south of Revillo,
I town Tuesday. Mr. Potter was
jf the unfortunates who lost bis
jcrop by hail this year.
JO. W. Antelman and Mrs. S. M.
Itook the train yesterday for a visit
^5 in Iowa, the former going to
sil and the latter to Bon air in that
peting ot the county republican
[''I be held at the court house on
|i*y morning at 11 o'clock for the
further perfecting organi
|rove that Osceola township is not
[toe fruit belt W. S. McCloskey
Jtts in a half dozen specimens ot fine
lL.
E. Chubb and little daughter
*t°f Morristown, Minn., has been
pg the week with Mrs. W. W.
having come up from Revillo
r%i where she was visiting the
*°IW. A. Howdeshell.
Comfort, a former locomotive
ituu1
wa8
w°rk
0(1
shaking
Miss Holley, the milliner, returned
from the east the early part ot the week,
with her new tall goods of the latest
styles ai.d novelties. The ladies are in.
vited to call and look over these hand
some goods.
Attention
is called to the speech ot
Senator Aldrich in iliis issue. The arti-
UQ(1
^ures °n the
benefits ot McKinley law and its protec
tive features, and a caieful reading will
show that it presents some hard nuts for
our free trade friends to crack.
The board of insanity was in session
Monday and Tuesday, examining Mrs.
Andrew AuiJerson, wife of a farmer liv
ing near alamo. The examination re
sulted in the proper papers being drawn
tor her commitment to the asylum at
Yankton, where she was takeu by Sheriff
Benedict, Y\ eduesday morning.
Mrs. R. B. Smither and Mrb. M. H.
Wiseman weie in attendance upon the
stale convention ot the W. C. T. U., at.
Brookings, htbt week, as delegates trom
the Milbank union. They report a
ffost iatislaciory and enjoyable meeting,
the delegates having been very hand
somely entertained by the
good
people
of Brookings.
Wood Bros, have received at their
lumber yard a car load of red cedar shin
gles from Washington, the first ever
shipped into this part of the country.
They are claimed by good judges to be
far superior to the pine shingle now iu
use and can be sold at
a
slight advance
in price over the former. Coining from
the distant Pacific coast they are quite
a
novelty, well worth examining as a
specimen ot Washington timber, and will
undoubtedly prove a popular shingle
when once introduced.
Rev. Kaufman at the E. church
last Sunday evening made a spirited plea
for a proper enforcement ot the prohibi
tion law, calling the attention of the
officers of the city and county to their
duty in the matter, and to the presumed
violation of the law by the druggists.
The friends of prohibition are deter
mined to see that a more thorough ob
servance of the law is enforced, and the
officers whose duty it is to aid in this
enforcement and tlie parties who are
violating it may find that they will be
called to account if lhey persist in their
present course.
The republican caucuses in th© city
were held la^t evening and the following
delegates chosen to attend the county
convention
First ward—J. A. McBride. S. S. Lock
hart, Thus. Fitch aud C. bmedley. Ward
committee appointed, J. A. AlcBride, C.
Smedley and li Hollands.
.Second ward—N. J. Iileser, R. B.
Smither, .lames Lockliart, Chas Cannon,
and H. W. Bailly. Ward committer,
Capt. Smither, W. W. Downie and M.
W. Bailly.
Third ward—F. W. A Poppe, George
Crocker, W. F. Rust, M. H. Wiseman
and
Kmil Johnson.
Democratic mass Convention.
A democratic mass county convention
will be held at the court house in the
city of Milbank, on Saturday October 1st
at 2 p. in., to nominate
a
his Milbank friends yester
1® W now living on a horse and
rtaek west of the Missouri river,
is§ is interested.
at a lower price than
|TOB in Milbank is again offered at
Pjtown Studio in Cabinets at 82 00
The interests of my patrons
J®weals. The best at the most
1
price is my policy of business.
®t it. Read my larger ad.
Manning, who li^es over on
v ^ake "bore sends us in
I Vanderwarker a specimen ap
i tp* Dutchess variety, the
finest we have jet seen grown
county. Mr. Manning says
*5*»W which he has quite a
1
*U1 average two bushels to the
i if* Price that Wood Bros, are
llJS* ™*«r excellent Lake City wag
spring seat, double trees and
'•U complete.
a
continuance of the
we remain.
county
legislative ticket.
R. F. GIBSON,
Milbank, Sept. 7,1893
E«trar.
Three calves
erty.
Suffer.™ ft-
wonderful curative
actiOQ.
and
Ch'm.
M. P. MARTENS, Sec.
The W. C. T. L".. wilt meet with Mrs.
Hilts, Wednesday, Sept. 21st. at 3 p. in.,
all come and hear our delegates report
of the convention at Brookings.
MRS. PREVEY, Sec.
Remember the Dates.
The republican county club has made
dates tor Hon. J. H. Hauser «f Aberdeen
to speak upon the political issues in this
county as follows: At Big btone City
Oct 7th* Milbank, Oct. 8th, aud Revillo,
Oct lOth. Hon C. H. Sheldon, the re
publican candidate for Governor will al­
so
Mr. M. has a nice orchard of
*9, many ot which have been
this year.
speak at Milbank on October 14th.
Notice.
Owing to the small niargain now al
lowed the local dealers on the sale
coal caused by the recent advance in
price at the mines, the undersigned
dealers feel compelled to make£ charge
for
cartage
their
as follows: 50c for one ton
o? 2T,c tor halt ton or less, delivered to
any part ot the city extra charge for car
ryfng upstairs. Cash must accompany
nil orders Thanking the public for
patronage in the
past
and^inviting
same in
the future
Yours truly,
JOHN JOHNSON «S OO.
FITCH & HILTS.
came Vr»m^kP|1i?mTnn'e
20th.°nOwner csan^have sam'eV proving
property and paying dama^eiSparbbb.
identifying prop-
tbe blood
me ticruld ftfowncc.
MILBANK, S. D., FRTDAY, SEPTEMBER 16, 1892.
COUNTI (JOMMISSIONERIS.
Official Proceedings of the Board of Couti.
t.y CoiiiniiK.sioner*
0f
Grant
County, s. D.
MILBANK, S. D., Sept, 5,1892.
Board met for the purpose of levying
1892UeCe88ary
COUUty tax for the year
Present John Hedman, Ch'n., Geo.
Mitchell, L. Cunningham and the audi
tor as clerk.
On motion, ordered that thel-e be lev
led on all the taxable property of Grant
county, S. D., a per centum sufficient to
produce for the various funds the follow
ing amounts to-wit:
For county fund including the
Support of the poor $12,800 00
For siukiug fund 8,000 00
For insane fund 3,000 00
Also a state tax of 2 5 mills on each
dollar and a county school tax of 2 mills
on each dollar assessed valuation as
equalized by the state board of assess
ment and equalization.
On motion, ordered that school bond
taxes be levied pursuant to part 3 of
chapter 3, school laws of 1891, in the fol
lowing sums to-wit:
Mflrose school dintricts $2M) 00
Adams school districts 45(1 00
Georgia school districts 400 00
Troy school districts 500 00
On motion, ordered that all of Section
8 and SK'.j of Sec. 7 aud S}i 8\Y11 Sec.
7, Township 121, Range 47, beiug u part
of School District No. 1 of Melrose be
set off into Melrose School District No. 5.
On motion, the application of the city
of Milbank for a loan of 34.Wi0.00 Per
manent School Fund was accepted sub
ject to the approval of Stage's Attorney
E. M. Bennett.
On motion, Ed. S. Healy, County Aud
itor, is hereby authorized to make requi
sit ion for §4,000 Permanent School Funds
and pay the same by a warrant on the
County Treasurer after security has
been properly approved.
On motion, the application of Sarah
Henderson for $75.00 Permanent School
Fund was accepted.
On motion, the following application
for Permanent School Fuuds were ac
cepted and the county auditor authoriz
ed to draw warrants for tbe amounts
after the security is properly approved
by the State's Attorney:
John Hedman $H00 00
L. Cunningham 400 00
On motion, the following bills were
audited aud allowed:
T. MoFarland. salary as 8npt. peftr farm.
for *hfl month of July 1892 $4® 08
Mary Boercer. work at poor house 10 00
benry S. Volkmar, county printing and
stationery 47 So
Wm. Graham, work on poor farm 20 fiO
W. VV. Downie, county printing and sta
tionery 48 '.b
On motion, it is hereby ordered that
all that portion of Grant county not or
ganized as civil townships described as
follows: Commencing at the NE corner
of fractional Section 2, Town 121, Range
51, thence west to the NW corner of Sec
tion 6, Town 121, Range 52, thence south
to the SW corner of Section 31, Town
121, Range 52, thence east to the SE
corner of fractional Section 33, Town
121, Range 51, thence in a northeasterly
direction along the line of the Sisseton
aud Wahpeton Indian reservation to
place of beginning, shall constitute a vot
ing precinct to be known as election pre
cinct No. 1, of Grant county, S. D.
On motion, board adjourned. Sine die.
ATTEST JOHN EDMAN,
ED. S. HEALY, Chairman.
County Auditor.
CITY COUNCIL PROCEEDINGS.
Taxes Levied for Ensuing Year.—Circuit
Court Jury Apportionment.—Special
Licenses, ltilla Allowed, etc.
Defective Sidewalks Must Be Immediate
ly Repaired or the City Will Io tbe
Work With Costs Added.
Suits Ordered to Collect Expense of Lay
ing Sundry Sidewalks.
MILBANK, S. D., Sept. 10,1892.
A meeting of the City Council of the
Citv of Milbank was held at the Council
Chamber at the above date at 8 o'clock
p. m., pursuant to adjournment.
Present: Mayor Volkmar and Alder
men Saunders. Phalen and Johnson.
City Clerk Bell being absent, amotion
was made and carried that Thomas
L.
Bouck act as clerk pro tem.
The minutes of the last regular and
subsequent meetings of said council
were read and approved.
A motion was made nnd carried, that
the following bills be allowed and the
clerk instructed to draw warrants for
same, viz:
Chas. Betcher Lpmber Co., I"®1** {$
B. 8. Bsrtlett, City Marshal, etc W
H. J. Benedict, special police
Jens Peterson, special police i w
P. M. Larson, labor 'J"
H. Q. Port, engineer. uu
John W. Bell, city clerk. ntxs 12 75
Nils Halderson, night watch i w
D. Staats, labor _i r!
C., M. & St. P. Bjr., water supply
85 06
A motion was made and carried, that
H. M. Brown be granted a license as a
transient photographer for th Pjjjod of
six months for the sum of $12.50, and
that any amount required by the license
ordinance in excess of said sum
be
re-
mitted. The marshal was instructed to
immediately collect same.
The street committee reported that
the
creamery bridge had been repaired
iml pAace4 ia saji
-is
A motion was made and seconded that
the tax levy for school purposes for the
ensuing year be 14 mills ou each dollar
of the assessed valuation of the city.
Yeas. Johnson, Plielan. Nays. Volk
mar, Saunders. Motiou lost.
A motion was made and seconded that
tbe tax levy for school purposes for the
ensuing year be 14 mills on each dollar
of the assessed valuation of the city.
Carried.
A motion waB made and carried that
the tax levy for the ensuing year for city
purposes be 10 mills, and 5 mills for sink
ing fund and bonded indebtedness on
each dollar of the assessed valuation of
the city.
The following named persons were
drawn to fill the apportionment of the
city to county jury list, to-wit: Emil
I Johnson. 1). J. S. McGiven, B. S. Bart
lett, O. W. Antelman, R. F. Gibson, Jr.,
J. C. Knapp and A. G. Lender.
Motion made and carried that the
board adjourn until Monday, Sept. 12,
1892, at 8 o'clock p. m.
THOMAS L. BOUCK,
Clerk pro tem.
MILBANK, S. D., Sept. 12,1802.
An adjourued regular meeting of the
City Council of the City of Milbank was
held at the Council Chamber on Monday,
September 12,1892. nt 8 o'clock p. m.
Present: Mayor Volkmar, Aldermen
Johnson, Phelan. Saunders and Baird,
and City Clerk Bell.
On motion, the bill of Chas. C. Schus
ter, for §8.00 for work on street, hauling
cinders and burying dog was allowed iu
the Bum of $7.00, one dollar being de
ducted from the item for hauliug cinders.
The matter of city finances was pre
sented and thoroughly discussed.
On motion, it was ordered that the
Street Commissioner forthwith notify all
persona in default in the matter of con
structing or repairing sidewalks, or
whose sidewalks may be defective or in
need of repairs, to at once put the same
iu proper and safe condition, and that if
they refuse or peglect to comply with
such notice that the City Council will at
once proceed to have such construction
or repairs done by the city and the ex
pense thereof and all charges and costs
connected therewith, collected from the
persons who have failed, neglected or re
fused as aforesaid.
Moved and carried, that in any case
where the city shall construct or repair
sidewalks, the following prices shall be
charged agaiust the person whose duty
it was to do said work, to-wit: For lum
ber at the rate of $19.00 per 1,000 feet,
for drayage, one dollar for each lot, for
spikes 5 cents per pound, and for labor
$3.50 for the front of each fifty foot lot.
Moved and carried, that the City At
torney be instructed to commence action
forthwith against Charles H. Drake,
Kate Doyle and Mary Coleman Battey
for the expenses, costs and charges of
laying sidewalks iu front of lots belong
ing to them respectively.
Moved and carried, that the Mayor be
instructed to at once notify the afore
said parties, or their agents, and to de
mand payment as aforesaid, and that
the City Attorney proceed at once upon
the report of the Mayor to him that any
or all of said parties or their agents have
failed or refused to pay as aforesaid.
Moved aud carried, that the bill of the
City Marshal for the sum of $0.60 for
three weeks' extra night police work to
date, be allowed and the Clerk instruct
ed to draw warrant for the same.
On motion, Council adjourned.
JOHN W. BELL,
City Clerk.
Tbe School*.
The board of education held a meeting
Wednesday evening at which the ques
tion ot providing more school room was
the subject under consideration. It ap
pears that the school population of the
city is rapidly increasing, most of the de
partments being already over-crowded,
although hut two weeks of the fall term
has yet been held. Before and during
the winter term there is always a large
addition to the enrollment, and if this
occurs this year as it undoubtedly will, it
will be impossible to accomodate them
with the present facilities. A proposition
to erect an additional school building on
the present grounds, (and thus bring all
the departments together and make a
permanent improvement was discussed,
but owing to the present financial condi
tion of the city and school district, it was
decided to bridge over the difficulty this
year by renting another room and fitting S
it up for school purposes and employing
an additional teacher. While this will
afford a temporary relief, it will be well
tor the board to keep in view the
fact that 1he steady increase of the school
population in the citv will in the near
future necessitate some permanent and
substantial improvements for school ac
commodation. The board can figure on
this fact and make preparations to meet
the emergency when it arises, as it
necessarily will before a great while.
OIKD.
In this fifty on Saturday, September 10, ef
malarial fever, Mamie Diets* ajj^d 1* jesra,
daughter of Mr. and Mrs. W. H, lletts.
Farm* F*r Sale*
Three farms of the Regelsberger es
tate for sale. Apply to A. C. DODGE,
It does not seem possible that a double
wagon complete can be sold for the smell
sum of $30. This i*the. price at Wood
Brothers..
Consolidated April 11.1890
1SIU STOSE CITV.
Sept. 15,1892.
Mrs. J, A. Gold is enjoying a visit
from her mother.
Miss Movius took a trip to St.
Paul
E. xM. Bannett has been sick with mal
arial fever but is again able to be about.
Mr. and Mrs. Steimer have moved
on the Murphy farm which they pur
chased this summer.
Mrs. Post and Mrs. Keith have taken
a trip to Preston, Minn., to visit their
mother and other relatives.
Mother Fink spent a few days in the"
cities last week visiting with her daugh
ters and takiug in the fair.
Paul Trapp has gone to Pickering, Mo.,
to bring back his wite. Paul says ''It is
not good that man should be alone.'!
If. Sahr sold his residence- in town to
Julius Schmidke Who will occupy .the
house as soon as it is vacated.
Paul Roberts ha3 moved his family
into the house formerly occupied by VV.
Turn-man.
Ely Weatherly takes great comfort on
his bicyle since the first lessons nave been
will studied.
G. D. Riesland starts to work in the
elevator at,, Nassau, Minn, on Monday
next, to which place he will move his
family.
Miss Amelia Yonker returned last Sun
day night from St. Paul, where she was
visiting with her aunt and taking in the
sights.
Mrs. C. A. Bennett, who has been liv
ing with her daughter in Minneapolis-*
for a year or so past, has returned to Big
Stone.
Willie Yonker has started again to his
place of education, the school lor deaf*
mutes at Sioux Falls. Willie is natural
ly a bright bov.
Some ot those visiting tbe fair froth
Big Stone City, were Mr. aud Mrs. J. T.
Gold, C. A. Lawrence, Mr. and Mrs. J.
A. Gold and Rev. B. J. Kelley.
Last Monday evening the citizens of*
our little burg were alarmed by soma
extra shouting. The cause was iound
to be that an officer had challenged a
minor to fight one's ear was in danger"
while the others shirt sleeves were a sad
sight such excitement is not fuu, but
rather a disgrace.
Mrs. Breckenridge tried to have a
runaway on her way home from Milbank:
last Sunday evening. The horses started,
to run and she was thrown out of the
buggy but not hurt. When she picked
herself up she found the horses eating
a field netur by, but the buggy was badly
broken.
A W i s o n e n e a a e n o the
John Deere plows has moved his family
to town and is living in the house just
vacated by Paul Roberts. Mr. Wilson
says he brought his little daughter, who
is very sickly, to Mr. Jones Island two
weeks ago and when he saw her after
that length of time he could hardly bp
lieve it was the same child. She gained
about, one half in weight. For that rea
son he makes his hom* in Big Stone Citjr'
where the air is pure and balmy.
Many Big Stone people who bear ia«
kindly remembrance Mr. D. G. Camp
bell, who was for some time principal
of the public school, and who has since
then been holding a position in the gov
ernment offices at Washington, will be
pleased to hear that he has recently re*
signed his position in the civil service,
and is located at Cincinnati, where he is
instructor in commercial law, book keep
ing and penmanship in St. Xavier col-'
lege in that city.
KILBORN.
Sept. 14th, 1802.!
Stacking is about finished, plowing h*R
commenced, but' threshing is tbe ord|^
of the day.
A. A. Scott has been very sick tlm
past few days but at this writing is BOO#
what better.
W. Barnes will have a sale on Gossmefg
betore long.
John Brooks, left for bis home in Et
celsior, Minn last'.Saturday. John has w
been here but a short time, but has made
a host of friends who regret his depar*
ture.
John Scott,of Grey Eagle. Minn., a
of Rev. Scott drove out by team a short
time since and- will recriMn till niter*
threshing.
There will be another dance in Ricic*••
erts hail in Corona Friday evening Sept»S
23rd. Picnic supper.
DKKJSIS DUULXKY-
tltsllH
\K+
fif
ii
to'
select her toys for xmas trade.
Miss Schnacke is teaching school near
Ortonville.
John P. Sellin hat moVed into the
Dakota bouse.
Mr. C. Betcher, is spending a tew
weeks in town.
Rev. W. Oehler ot St. Paul ia in town*
on business.
Gus. Bewersdort is managing the busi
ness of Paul Trapp until he returns.
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