Newspaper Page Text
HKK\I.r» YOU XIX, VO. 27.
IAHVANCK VOL XVIII.NO 28. fc. 1 "^oR SALE —A ttori I "J A RTIKS *1) KSIKI ftp* 1 rhmsniore Typewriter. For sa:e rh*M»i Ufco. S. RiX. i Wl vu .) v. KKEBHOHN-•SIHTIIMBT—Dtwuces I «r five. Kar. anil Thront At Ortotl ust. four 1HV»of e.U'L. imiiith v i TO KXClI A XU K Mil- 11U city pi op i v t'r horse* arc requested imunii-nti with William (Jralmnt "I Aihnti. HOME HAPPENINGS. WHEAT THURSDAY-NO. 2, 8J No. 70. L. H. Bcntley niacin a business trip to St. Paul Tuesday night. Mrs. Eraii Johnson who has been visiting with friends at La boil, returned home the first of the week. M. A. Hoberg, of Lake Preston, •ppeiit the Utter part of last week fvisiling with she family of W. J. NTowk*. "If Mrs. Leonora M. Lake, the "'•'l eminent Cithnlic temperance 'lecturer, ha- been -r'ated for Mil ,ii bank, Sunday, Man 27th. Mr and Mrs B. Nichols, $ left for Minnesota cities yester day morning, where Mrs. N. goes ,* to receive me:tied treatment at one of the hospitals County Superintendent Aldrich has called the annual winter '^'meeting of the county teachers "4 for March 12th at the court house. Mrs. A. Spollman. of Montevi deo, a former resident of Mil bank spent Monday with friends in the city the guest of Mrs. S. Healy. /.-s, Quite a number of the mem bers of the Degree of Honor lodge ~t(* went to Corona Wednesday even- V"'. ing and instituted a lodge at that ,* place. Mr. and Mrs. J. H. King re turned the first of the week from a visit to their son CharLs at t! Harvy. N. D., where they spent 5 some four weeks. John Stewart left Taesday night for the Pacific coast, and nj)on the arrival of the Poppe party at Seattle, will join them in their expedition to Alaska. V The many friends of Mr. A. ^4 Pat ridge, of Vernon, will be .-!p grieved to learn that he has been quite seriously ill for a week or •*k more past. Henry Martens, of Melrose, started Wednesday for a visit to friends at Fredrick, Brown conn ty, and goes from there to differ ent points in Minnesota, before ••'returning home. if The family of N. I. Lowthianof vi\i! Melrose have been enjoying a jS visit from Mrs. Ida Hull of Glen viHe, Minn., and Miss Grace Beighley, of Gordonsville, Minn., ./Xvthe latter being a neice of Mr Mr. A. F. Yenny, who left here last year to make his home in 1 Oregon, has bought a farm and .settled down near Liberal, in Clackmas county, Ore., with Mr. John Lotz and W. Gerhauser former residents in Grant coun ty, as neighbors. Mr. Henry Seideof Wood Lake Minn., was in town the first of the week looking after his Grant county interests. Mr. Seidehas recently disposed of his Wood Lake business, and expects shortly to remove to Grant coun ty, and will probably make feis home at Big Stone. A number of the W. R. C. and |p«ther friends of Mr. and Mrs. J. ml Fuller formed a party last Satur day evening, and drove out to the Fuller home just east of town, in a kind of farewell gathering, |the family being about to move a farm in the Stran berg neigh borhood. ffj Mr. Ray Bailey, who has been Mj employed in Mr. Poppe's drug store for some time past, started for Brookings last Monday, w here he will attend the agricul tural college to take a full course in pharmacy. Ray's friends, young and old, wish him every success in his studies and will be glad to welcome him to Mil bank again at their conclusion. Get your money from Gold & Co., on real estate. 20x2 The ladies aid society will meet with Mrs. G. W. Prevey, Thurs day March 8rd. Fine suits, usually priced at I$17, I am selling for $10.50. CHRISTIAN SCHWEIGLE. Mrs. W. T. Burman, of Grant Center, who has been quite seri ously ill for some time is slowly but steadily convalescing. Wood Bros, call special atten tion to their stock of Wood and Iron Pumps. Good Stock low Prices. Lindquist & Johnson will han dle the Dempster double coulter press drill. Go and see them before vou buy. Remember the elocutionary entertainment at the Congrega tional church, Friday evening February 25, by Prof. Fouche, for the benefit of the high school library. Geo. W. Sterling of Huron, representing the New York Life insurance company, was shaking hands with Milbank friends the first of the week, while looking up business for his company. W. F. Rust is enjoying a visit from a brother 0. B. Rust, of Phillipsburg, Mont., and an uncle J. H. Bonham, of Bismark, N. D. who are spending a few weeks with their Minnesota and South Dakota friends. Charles Cannon, who was call ed to Wisconsin some two weeks ago by the serious illness of his mother, sends word that the lady had commenced to improve about the time of his arrival there. Mr. Cannon is expected home this week. Alaska and the Klondike, fully illustrated, at the Congre gational church, Monday even ing, February 28 Ben Hur, March 7 Nausen's Polar Expe dition, March 14 Hawaii, March 21. Season tickets for the four entertainments, fifty cents, at the post office. A course in elementary algebra will be giveu at the teacher's in stitute at the lake in July. The work as planned will commence with a study of the equation and will be of great value to every teacher. Prof. A. B. Crane, of the agricultural college will have charge of the work and will also teach the arithmetic classes. Mr. Alfred Swauson, of Big Stone township, who spent most of the winter with friends in Il linois, returned the first of the week. Alfred reports that he thoroughly enjoyed his visit to the beautiful city of Rock ford where he spent most of his time, but still thinks South Dakota the place for a man of moderate means, and would choose it in preference to any part of Illinois either in city or country. Mr. Thomas Liudahl, of Strandberg, accompanied Miss Anna Setterlun, the Japan mis sionary, to Milbank, where she lectured last Sunday afternoon at the Congregational church. Mr. Lindahl states that the lady has been holding protracted meetings in this county and also in Deuel, and at some points has met with wonderful success. She is a Swedish lady and her evangelistic work is principally done in the Swedish language. While in Minneapolis last week we had the pleasure of meeting an old Big Stone acquaintance in the person of Herman Mewing, now of Mound City, Campbell county. Herman's Big Stone friends will be pleased to learn that he is doing well, being in the general mercantile business, and the first of the year was appoint ed postmaster at Mound City. He says Campbell county is all right, and when it secures prop er railroad facilities, you will hear from Mound City. Ctlic SUttwiic* 1 1 The W. C. T. U. will meet with Mrs. M. L. Eeker on Tuesday afternoon, March 1st. Christian Schweigle the tailor has childrens suits for $2.25, and boys' pants for 25c and upward. The Degree of Honor will give a card social at the A. O. U. W. hall, March 4th Every body in vited. E M. Bennett and J. C. Knapp two Sissetonites, were in the city the first of the week on their way north. I have on hand a fine line of Shoes, somewhat broken in sizes, which I will sell very cheap. A. MITTELSTAEDT. Quite a number of land seekers have commenced to come in and are looking up the available lands for purchase. We have for publication some of the papers relating to the early settlement of the townships one of which will appear next week. I have a large and varied stock of Gents Furnishings and Hats and Caps, all sizes and styles at lowest cost. CHRISTIAN SCHWEIGLE. Gold & Co., of Big Stone City, want your real estate mortgages on farms. Sign your papers and receive your cash at the office of Thos. L. Bouck at Milbank. 20x2 Reuben Fowler a brakeman on the Fargo Southern wrasrun over by an eugine at Fargo, crushing both legs, and his recovery is un certain. He is the son of Con ductor Fowler, who runs on the H. & D. The friends of Wm. Shaw re ceived word from him this week that he arrived safely at the home at Hot Springs and feels considerably improved by his treatment and enjoys his sur roundings. Mr. V. Fisher also started for the Home this week to secure treatment at the springs. The newspapers state that Lee Barnes, who was once in trouble in Milbank, was put under ar rest by officers near Thief River Falls. Minn., on a charge of pur loining a trunk and its contents. He had left the Falls ostensibly to start for the Klondike, but was nipped almost before he was out of sight of the place. Under the auspices of the citi zens leagueasilver medal contest will be held at the Congregational church on Friday evening March 4th. The subjects for presenta tion wiii be along temperance lines, and among the contestants will be Mr. Herbert Priest, Mr. O. B. Nye, Mr. Will Braggans and Miss Verna Crowl, Miss Edith Douglass and Miss Mabel Squires. MARRIED.—At the Methodist Episcopal parsonage at Milbank, S. D.. on Feb. 22, 1898, Mr. Vern Spicker of Sisseton, S. D. and Miss Anna V. Keith, of River Falls, Wis. The Masonic lodge of this city, composed of many solid and en terprising citizens, is seriously considering the project of erect inga business block and Masonic temple combined. Committees have been at work for some time investigating the financial aspect of the enterprise as well as pos sible locations. These commit tees have at last satisfied them selves of the perfect feasibility of the project, and a special meeting of the lodge has been called for tomorrow evening when reports will be submitted and definite action taken. It is understood that the committee will report in favor of building a solid brick building 5')x80, and two stories high. The plan is to secure lots in the bio 3k where the fire raged last August, and to arrange the groun 1 floor for two stores, and the se ond floor for an elegant lodge room.— Ortonville Herald-Star. MILBANK, s. D.. FRIDAY, FEB. 2f», 1808. I'onsuliilalrit April 11. 1890 Olil Keillor* Heeling A good attendance and a gener at good time was had at the old settlers meeting last Tuesday. After an excellent dinner had boon served, the meeting was called to order by President J. C. Reeve, and the secretary read minutes of proceeding meeting, which was followed by election of officers for the coming year. Mr. Reeve was unanimously re elected president, H. S. Roberts, vice-president, J. D. Staats.Sec., and the president authorized to to appoint an executive commit tee of five. A number of persons from the several townships had been appointed at the meeting last year to prepare a historical paper in relation to the early set tlement of the townships, and these were called for, Mr. O. Alrich responding for Vernon, C. S. Amsden for Madison, N. I. Lowthian for Melrose, and F. Phil loo sent a paper to be read by Mr. Volkinar. The proceedings were brought to a close by singing "God be with you till we meet again." Alaska Bound. The Alaska expedition organiz ed by Mr. Poppe of this place will leave Revillo at 8:40 a. m., Monday, Feb. 28th, a day earlier than the date first fixed. Mr. Poppe himself left last week for the Pacific coast, to make arrange ments for the embarkation of the party at Seattle, and Mr. L. P. Ranous will have charge of the expedition. As will be seen quite a number of the names are of persons in this immediate vicini ty in Grant, Roberts and Lacqui Parle county, and a number from the vicinity of Brown's Valley: one, Mr. Templeton, coming from Michigan. The list is made up as follows: Millions. Heber', K.. Sanforil, Hole Butnly, ("has. Ko is W IVjiUe. Orin lark. Wm IIH!)1I'U, Carl Mentty, J. II Kastman. Chas Overtiy. S Ayers F.1 Mvroti, ("has Kemper. (". Mal'on, a E Hruddoek. A Templeton. Andrew Tuff, I) K Oanilsoti, Ole Koerveiifion. HIIU'S I.nsk. Ole Aslison, Iver Strand. I'. A Kitsum. Ole Anderson, A. U Anderson, Kiank Ileitis, J. Johnson, N. I*. Johnson, Nile* llongland. Mr. minser, Mr. Knnk, Mr. Hautr. Mr. Poppe and John Stewart will join the party at Seattle, and the outfit will embark at that city on the steamship Valencia, and will set sail on Saturday. March 5th for Port Valdes. The sail from Seattle to the point where thev disembark is expect ed to take about ten days. Household jo»d#. I have for salt cheap a lot of second-hand household goods, including a fine bed-room set. E. EMANUEL. Gold & Co., of Big Stone City, are prompt with your loans Cash is ready as soon as papers are signed. WTe want your loans. 20x2 The Free Homes Bill. The settlers association has the following information as to the prospect of the Free Homes bill passing the house of repre sentatives as an amendment to the Indian appropriation bill to which it was attached by Senator Pettigrew. Congressman Kelley writes: "I feel certain now that we will be able to pass the bill in the House, this gives us recog nition in spite of Speaker Reed, and it was the only way we could get the bill up over his op position." Hon. John II. King writes: "I think we are almost sure to win, it will be a groat victory." Representative Eddy of Minnesota says: "I feel quite confident the bill will pass. "I think the sentiment is more fa vorable towards its passage than it has ever been. The settlers association will be advised by wire when the bill is taken up and will take measures to scatter the informa tion. The matter will probably be settled within two weeks. The friends of the bill are doing everything possible to secure its passage. JOHN D. SMULL, Pres. Settlers Ass n. C. UNDAHL, Secy. sni»s:.\ simidSrs. From HoeliePirr tM inn 1 I" 1. I'l l). 0. Mrs. Agnes Crawford, wife of William Crawford, of Cascade township, dropped dead at her home about six o'clock last even ing. She had beeu in excellent health and no suspicion of her sudden demise crossed the minds of those about her. Mrs. Crawford stepped out of doors for a few minutes just before supper and not returning as soon as her daughter expected, the latter opened the door and looked out. An awful shock awaited het for only a few feet away her mother's form lay motionless on the ground. She hastened to her, but life had al ready lied and an expression of perfect peace rested on her countenance. Mrs. Crawford's dealh was evidently due to hear! failure though she had never complained of heart trouble and the only unusual incident was that the night before she had not slept well. Miss Agnos Kirkwood was born iu Scotland, May 10, 181!). and resided there until after her marriage to William Crawford, sixty two years ago. With her husband, she came to America, living in Canada, New York and Wisconsin, before coming to Minnesota, which she did in 1*00. Mr. and Mrs. Crawford have been prominent- residents of Olmsted county and the sud den taking off of the latter will cause genuine sorrow7 in thai part of the country where she resided. Besides her husband, she is survived by the following children: James, Robert, Mary. Jennie, Thomas, Alexander and Tillie. Jennie and Alexander re side at Milbank, S. and Bob ert in Menasha, Wis. The funeral will In Id it the house in Cascade tomorrow after noon at 2 o'clock, Rev. J. F. Tainter officiating. Come and see what I can do for you in the clothing line. I am offering the best bargains ever given iu this city or section. C11 RISTIAN Sen W EH LE. The C. & St. P. Ry. will transport wheat for seeding pur poses, between stations on its lines in Minnesota, North Dako ta and South Dakota, at one half tariff rates. Church 'cinciil. Aitiioiiru Rev. Lidstone of Twin Brooks wishes us to announce that there will be no service held in Kilborn M. E. church Sunday afternoon. Feb. 27, but there will be service held at Melrose at o o'clock thai day. Teaeherfl' Examination. Notice is hereby given thai the regular teachers' examina tion will be held iu the court house at Milbank, Friday and Saturday, March 4th and 5th, 189K Candi dates will furnish their own sta tionery. Irwin D. Aldrich, County Sup't of Schools He I rose Town Caueus Notice is hereby given that there will be a caucus held in the Town of Melrose on Saturday, the twenty-sixth day of Febru ary, at the Bennett school house, at 2 p. m. for the purpose of nom inating a town ticket. J. A. GAYNOR, Town Clerk. Xiittleal Concert. A grand musical concert wiii be given by Chapek's brass bane of Ortonville, at the opera house in Milbank, on March 17th, 189K The entertainment will con mence at 8:00 o'clock p. 111., and will be given for the benefit of the Catholic church, of Milbank, l'lt'HilUMMK Muroli- '-Tttllv llo"— W. K. 1'otK.o. Overture ••Kineriild"—Soiui well. Hereii«l«? f»tveet Tlioimln.W. Ripley. Impromptu '0\.-rtnte'' Inlley, Overture—•• Montetielln" »ontti« el I. Pitlk*—"Liltle Chnrmer"- MnywiHtd. Overture-- Mokncark -Warren Rfreiiarte- "Rem Thee"'- Mn'oali. **J.iviD|r Picl»re6"-Dulhey. Itftrcfer-'-'The Wu »d'» *ir"~8u«thwell.