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VOL XVIII. NO. 22 e'd £d I'ensmore Typewriter GEO. 8. Rix. sale cheap. ,1 FRBEBORS—Uoecilaist—Diseases ,f Kre, E»f. N'.geanci Throat— -At Orton futir days of end. month i K N 'iR S VLB.— Hotel and dwelling V on Turd street. Inquire of Mrs. •jti-.li, Milliauk, S. l». rv (jp:—Came on to my premises, a 'rim: calf. Owner ran have iaini* hy pay l. imes and proving property. CARL urona, s. I). ME HAPPENINGS. K AT THURSDAY—No. 2, 75 71. Hollands & Nichols Fresh lour. 19x4* Yo m* Ills been having a serious time with the atisrn. T. L. Bouck returned at Week from a quite lengthy isit to Chicago. Mils Uuby Aldrich left for El -d fftiesd iv morning to visit &tcr Mrs. J. W. Eirl. Yon can get special prices on in half-ton lots at J. D. irdt's Flour and Feed ll®liigh school is making ex SIW preparations for a public MfHfeiiuirient to be given on day evening, Jan. 28. Carry Trowbridge, who attending the state normal mi at Madison, is home on a it to friends in the county. 3 iNlJVce Masons of Ortonville 0 dot with invitations to a masonic ball to be given ir the auspices of Lake |BW lodge Wednesday evening, fcuary 19. A large number of the Degree Honor ladies, accompanied by #Lr husbands and partners, tde a surprise call upon Mr. Mrs. E Emanuel last Satur evening, when a jolly time had by both host and guests, ieh lasted until near the mid hour. young people of the Chris it! Hideavor society enjoyed a jial gathering at the home of sa Alice Wood Monday even flaat, the young lady leaving «i following morning for Minne- tli&M, where she is receiving in fection upon the pipe organ. A S. Boyer, the Big Stone igypst. was a county seat visi- Tuesday, returning home cMJay. Mr. Boyer had made •flfemerits for the sale of an srOftt in his drug business a Jft time ago, but the intending er went away and he has rd from him since. fr« G. W. Wood and wife of Falls, are visiting with in the city. Mr. Wood is JBliew of the Wood brothers, IB engaged in railroad work to Falls. He has two gold awarded to him for su y in sharp-shooting as eilber of the national guard €flf York state. ilfpey Sutcliff, who is genef rustler for the A. O. U ese parts, will today take a number of trusty and invadeTwin Brooks, lodge with twenty new s will be instituted, ill also be a number who to the order in other rri Who will unite with the «t§ttention of progressive art is called to the notice of «frs institute next week. Wilting will be made an in tljfg and profitable one to attend, and with the and cattle interests irsitied farming general the place of the old the institute can be I'edof"'' vpry helpful to the intelli mer who desires the tfbfl^BBi-tical methods of mak tLm4Barming operations sue rlugyj* Miss Mabel Kerr has' been ill during the week with typhoid fever. The Ladies' aid society will meet with Mrs. G. L. Wood, on Thursday, Jan. -0. The W. C. T. CJ. will meet with Mrs. D. B. Nichols on Tuesday, Jan. 18, at 3 o'clock. A. F. Lindquist made a busi ness trip to the cities last Mon day, where he has spent the week. The sale of school lands in the county will commence on the 22d of March, to be followed by leas ing of tracts unsold. Mrs. J. Burgan left the first of the week for Tower City, N. D., where she goes to visit her daughter and other friends at that place. Miss Bessie Cooke is home on a two weeks vacation and after which she will return to Madi son, 8. D., to resume her studies at the normal school at that place. C. W. Stafford of Aberdeen, formerly state oil inspector, was out on a little vacation last week, having recently sold out his sta tionery business, and came down to spend Sunday with his friend Lawyer Bentley. County Superintendent Aldrich this week made the apportion ment of public moneys for the quarter ending Jan. 1. The to tal amount is $2,700. making $1 per capita of the school age pop ulation. The amount for the city schools will be £1-181. A number of members of the Wilmot K. P. lodge came down Wednesday to visit the Milbank lodge and assist in degree work. Among the party were: Chas. F. Harris, J. A. Rickert, J. F. Schwantes, D. Eastman, C. F. Porter, W. S. LeCount, A O. Over by, Frank McNulty, A. Cameron. A party of the members of the W. R. C. and their friends to the number of twenty took ad vantage of the splendid weather we are enjoying and last Tues day morning drove out to the farm of L. Plant in Vernon town ship, where they were royally entertained, and a general good time had by all, returning to the city about night-fall. Mr. N. F. Nelson, late of Min neapolis, and who has been here for a number of weeks, left Tues day to purchase a stock of drugs, and will open a store in the Hurl but building upon his return. Mr. Nelson is quite well-known in the community, having been for a considerable period drug clerk in Mr. Poppe's store, and his friends will be pleased to see him embark in business. Milbank might have been con sidered quite a lumber town last Friday if one was to judge from the number of Woodmen who came in from the surrounding forests. There was work to be done and the gathering was there to help, or at least to see that it was done properly. The camp from Albee had charge of the work, and with a couple of ideal candidates furn ished by the home camp, the Albee team conferred the degrees in an ideal manner. A substan tial supper at the St. Hubert at the conclusion of the work added to the enjoyment of the occasion. Among the visitors present were the following: Albee—J. C. Cahill, A. Tenne son, John Turbuck, H. L. Priest, J. E Turbuck, L. Turbuck, D. J. Frashaug, H. R. Casper, D. O'Leary, Wm. Bunting, Ed. Buuting. Wilmot—A S. Train, G. N. Bowers, O. R. Aney, Matt Cum mings, J. P. Croal. Big Stone City—J. A. Gold, S. F. Radcliff, E. P, Brockman, Paul Trapp, \fc 'Gold, S. R. Gold. Summit—M. L. Meyers, H. Sharf, A Drechster, Geo Stod dard, J. Wilcox, H. J. Mann, C. H. Baxter, Geo. Scott. She %tftlfr-!2Utoanci. MILBANK, S. D., FRIDAY, JAN. 14, 1898. Remember Hollands & Nichols have pure buckwheat flour and choice Breakfast Food and gol den corn meal. 19x4* Hollands & Crowl are selling best hard coal at V b" delivered. Birch wood, $7 per cord, sawed and delivered. Cannel coal $7 per ton. 21x2 Mrs. W. Tolles has been quite seriously ill for the past two weeks. The high school students have organized an orchestra of eight pieces to furnish music at their literary entertainments. Miss Lettie Smith of Sisseton, is making her home with Mrs. S. Nixon while attending the high school. The degree of honor will give a Klondike social at the Work man hall, Jan 27. An admission fee of 10 cents will be charged and the public are cordially in vited. The streets afford poor pastur* age for a boy or young man who wishes to make anything of him self. The lads who are forming the loafing habit by hanging around stores, depots and other public places are advertising for a situation with the devil. The settlers association on the Sisseton reservation have gotten out a twelve-page pamphlet, pre senting their condition and de sires iu regard to the enactment of the free home bill. It is in the form of a memorial to con gress, and very clearly and con cisely presents the case of the settlers. It is full of facts which show very positively that only justice would be done to the set tlers by the passage of the free homestead bill. At the annual meeting of the creamery association last Satur day, the institution was shown to be in good shape in every way. The old director and officers were re-elected as follows: President—Geo. Mitchell. Vice Pres.—Wm. Schaffer. Treas.—F. B. Roberts. Sec.—M. L. Ecker. Director—Edgar Kelly. Farmer*' Institute. A farmers' institute will be held in Milbank Tuesday and Wednesday, Jan. 18 and 19. On Tuesday Prof. E. A. Bur nett, will talk on "Dairy Science and Animal Husbandry." On Wednesday, President J. W. Heston, of the agricultural col lege will be present, and speak on "Education for the Farmer." I. O. O. F. Installation. On Tuesday evening last the Odd Fellows of Sylvan lodge and Rebekahs of Harmony lodge in stalled officers publicly in a joint meeting, and at the close of the ceremonies an enjoyable social evening was had with light re freshments for the inner man. The new officers are as follows: SYLVAN LODGE. N. G.—John J. Fanset. V. G.- Franz Wendland. Sec.—S. M. Pasco. Treas. G. L. Wood. Ward.—E. Emanuel. Cond.—H. S. Volkmar. R. S. S.—W. J. Car rick. L. S. S.—A. S. Young. R. S. N. G.—J. D. Burkhardt. L. S. N. G.—A. K. Crawford. I. G.—Geo. S. Rix. 0. G.—W. J. Baxter. R. S. V. G. —O. W. Antelmaa. L. S. V. G.—W. Jennings. HAKMONY REBEKAH. N. G.—Mrs. Wr. W. Downie. V. G.—Miss Emma Carridr. Sec.—Mrs. O. W. Antelman. Treas.—Mrs. G. W. Prevey. Ward.—Mrs. Paul Jones. Cond.—Mrs. S. M. Pasco. Chap.—Mrs. J. D.Burkhardt. CLniHA. Jan. 8, '98. Geo. Way lost a.valuable cow last night. While returning to Nassau from band practice Wednesday night, l'rot. Kcsler's buggy wheel struck a large stone and overturned flie vehicle and threw out all the occupants. Luckily no one was injured. Frank McKernan has sold his tenor horn to Will Macy and has retired to private lil'e. Mr. and Mrs. .J. E. liiack stalls to day for Long Creek, tj. 1), to visit Mrs. l.lack's parents. During their absence E. Keller will be master of ceremonies in doors and out. L. O. Aldrich. formerly of this place, but now living in Milbank, was doing business here Friday. Mr. Cumniings. the genial organ and livery man from liig Stone, was calling on old acquaintances in this neighborhood yesterday. Win. Lafountain has purchased a new Mamer violin. Something to amuse the the baby we suppose? J. L. liiack is the possessor of I Mrs. Einma Garey is reported to be Odd Fellows' hall l'r.iirie Light quite sick. Frank l'ntnam and Kube Nelson have also been on the sick list. 1 a line new baritone horn, which he re cently purchased from J. \V. York. Albert Spanton has quit working for It. black and has gone to Nassau to help some parties put up* their summer supply of ice. E. Kelier has sold his driving horse to ,1. C. Hewitt of Nassau. Prof. Kesler feels proud over the arrival of a new son Saturday night. Anthony Lafountain started last Monday for Minneapolis where he ex pects to get a clerkship in S. E. Ol son's big store. Anthony says if he fails in getting the position he will then go to the Klondike region. The Ilamlin toys are making a short visit in this vicinity. TWIN HOOK J* Jan. 12th, 1898. Banquet at the A. O. U. W. hall Friday night. A new stock of sehool books at tile postottice. The German Evangelical church has lieen moved into town opposite the M. E. church. Miss Minnie Esterly and Mr. Ray Haily, of Milbank, visited at the Hutchinsons last Sunday. Mr. Joe Foreman and son Walter took a trip to Mitchell today. A social was given at the hotel by the young people of Twin Brooks last Friday evening. The money realized was used to purchase a handsome fur coat for the Hev. A. J. Lids tone. The Misses Ella and and Hannah Hutchinson took their departure for Atkins, Iowa. Wednesday night, where they will make au extended visit with friends. Mrs. Kate Eastman and Miss Mary Lynch were callers at the llutchin son Sunday. Miss Florence Hutchinson spent the latter part of last week with her friend Miss Claire Daniels, of Milbank. A very pleasant party was held at the home of Mrs. A. L. Shields Mon day night. The Ladies Aid, of Kilborn, gave a social at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Essington Tuesday night. Miss Lucy Lynch spent Sunday with her sister. Miss Florence Hutchinson will act as Postmaster in the absence of her sister. Card of Thanks. I desire to tender my sincere thanks to the young people and other friends at Twin Hro tks, for the gift of a handsome and serviceable fur coat with which they recently presented me. A. J. LIDSTONK. LAKE ALBERT. Mrs. F. MoBer enjoyed a visit last week from a brother who lives at (jirotoo. A party of friends, to the number of eight »r ten drove over trom Lac qui Purle county last week ucd surprised MTB. 1 R. S. N. G.—John J. Fanset. L. S. N. G.—Miss Maud Rust. R. S. V. G.—W. W. Downie. L. S. V. G.—Mrs. fc Rix. 1. G—Mrs. W. F. Ru„t O. G.- S. M. Pasco. Hauer. Tlie party »iluo drove down to Mr. Tiets, u few miles from Milbank, Htid HIBO To fhe F«rm of Mrs. Fred Moser, remaining at each place tor a day, returned to tne lake to attend a drtDoe at Mr. TulHvitzke'a Fritiay night. Summit Signal- -Mr. Alexander, of Blooming Valley Twp.. r*pori« that some one horn«r«dat»out forty bushels of wheat from hi* granaryjone night the (irst of the week aod ua y?l lias said nothing to *vhen it would be returned. Consolidated April 11. 1890 UCVII.I.O. Rerillo Item, Jan. 7, 1M»8. A happy family reunion occurred at Jay liarrett's New Year's day, In which nearly all the relatives dwell ing hereabout participated. A sort of reunion meeting was held in the hall Monday night, in whirl! Prairie Light and Larchwood lodges participated. Larchwood. which hart been temporarily defunct, is to be re vived. and a joint session is to be held the lirsi Mondav in each month at the lodge procnted a good array of earnest, temperance workers, and did much to arouse Larchwood from its lethargy. Mr and Mrs. E. II Jones enjoyed a pleasant surprise on New Year's night, it being the fortieth annivers ary of their wedding. The Odd Fel- lows and their wives and the Kebek I aiis formed themselves into a genuine surprise pariy. an.! loaded with oys ters and other delicacies, repaired in a body to the .lones mansion. The groom and bride of forty years ago were quietly living over again the scenes of that memorable day, never dreaming that their frien Is re membered it as well To say they were surprised and overcome feebly expresses it. but each and all were cordially welcomed. The spacious house was thrown open from garret to celler and given over to the uninvited g"'sts. No pains were spared to make the occasion as pleasant as the day it commemorated. A bounteous supper was served at twelve, after which the guests departed, heartily wishing the couple another forty years of married happiness. The Odd Fellows further attested their esteem by presenting a handsome berry dish. Although Brother Jones is not a member of the lodge at this place, he has been an Odd Fellow for a great many years, and is at present an honored member of Leader Lodge at Dodge Center, Minnesota. IHilbank Roller MIIIN. Until the 15th of January we will make a liberal discount of White Lily flour in 200 lb. and upward. Call and see us. 20x2* HOLLANDS & NICHOL. BL« MTONE CITY. Big Stone Headlight, Jan. 6, 1898. The Methodist people expect to build a parsonage in tbe spring. Herman Camus is hauling rock for the foundation of his new residence. W. D. Worthen and wile returned Saturday from ttieir holiday visit with friends and relatives nt lied Wing and the "Twin Cities." They had a pleas ant visit. Word comes to friends here that the home of Prof, and Mrs. Warren Eddy, formerly of this place, now of Frederick, S. L). lias been gladdened by tbe ad vent ot a standard weight boy. Miss Mabel Gold left Monday for Humline where she will take up her siuiiies again atter a pleasant holiday visit under the parental root and witii her hosts of friends. Miss Edith did not return, as she expects nometime soon to go east and enter some popular conservatory of music. February Delineator. The February !ss»ie of The Delineator in called the mid-wiuter nmnbor and thoroughly justifies repntHtinn as woman'* nutboriiv in Fashions and Literature. The latest Wiu't styles are elaborately illustrated uml aceuratelv described. l'rominaut among: the liternr'v tea til res is Emma Chnrehm«ii Hewitt's article on Household Kxperises. 'Social Life in Eng lish Provincial Cities,'' by Florence KcnwUk Miller, is a pleasing analv-is of certain inter es'iiiR environment". Ir lirace I'eckhnui Murray contributes a valuable paper on "The Common Ills or Life." In "Children and Their Ways Mrs. Alice Mernell continues her scrieN of Child-Studies, directing attention to th« dangers of overtaxing the brains "Martli Jr»(t in New Orleans," a timely topic, is vividly described by Frances Courtney Baylor Those who have followed the fortunes of Wive Ray nor, by Marten Orde, will Hud a new thrill in his latest adventure—a diamond robbery, in "The Care ol Belongings" are manv suggestions which will prove of Material value to house keepers Blue-Print Photography is continued by Sharlot Hall. "Dona Maria" is a rtsiii natlntr character study of the Southwest bv Eva Wilder Brodhead. The "Bachelor Mairls' Luncheon" is a graphic description of the details of a gathering which many r»a»l ers will hasten to duplicate. An agreeable observance of the popular anniversary is out lined in **A Valentine Party. In Mrs Wither spoonV'-Teft-Tabl*," many timely subjects are in*aVfflin?Iy discussed. Mrs. Cadwnlader Jones' department. Social Observances," '-The Flow er Garden." by Mr. Vick, "Fancy Stitches and Embroideries," by Emma Haywood, Knitting. I/ace-Making, etc., add to the attractiveness of the issue. Advertised Letter List. letters remaining uncalled for in the Milbank Post Office Jan. 5,18118. Hanson Emma 111 calling for any of the above please say "advertised" and give date of advertisement. If not called for in fifteen days wiU bo sent to dead letter office. G. C. MIDDLEHHOOK, P. M.