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fn%CKV(»LXX.NO 16. I JK K!\!' KHOKN --Specialist—Diseases Noseaud 'Throat—At OrtoL i°,i?four AaVsof eac^mon^ Dbohs ws THE DBNTIST-Hai the room K-Tr' ,,inifioii'sClothiivg Store, and is iu .lay^of_e"Ch month. i ucRitinKtu. D-8- !•. .„t«nr VV.Q. Ashton. will „r 1. sner.-ssor to Dr office, hi Milt) in tn» Wheat—No. transacting ,he first be mik, from the 15th of Bridge work a specialty. 1,11,0 the month to i. vvotk guaranteed. ihe 1st. HOME HAPPENINGS. 1, northern 58 |Ko.2,50o Miss Maella friends last* fr. P- H. Foote of Ortonville, Loftus visited Sunday Or ton vi lie business here of the week. Mrs. Wm. Ross returned I Tuesday from an extended visit IVith friends at Chicago. Mr. and Mrs. L. Plant of Ver- [nou expect to leave for southern [California this week, where they |will spend the winter. Mr. H. J- Benedict has pur Ichased the lot south of the John Schad In'Hie and iutends to build [wesidence upon it. Mr. and Mrs. E. S. Healy nade a trip to South Shore last beek and spent Sunday with Itlieir friends at that point. The family of Mr. Jos. Edes of [Alban township, deserted him Friday for a visit with [friends at Appleton, Minnesota. S. B. (J rifling, general agent of [fceEquitable Fire Association of [SiouxFalls, svas in the city work ling up busines the first of the [week. Members and frieuds of the liadiesaid society will be enter tained at the home of Mrs. Jas. ckhart on Thursday afternoon, Jovember 23. Mrs. H. Sahr, Mrs. P. Trapp pd Miss Kate Schnacke, all of [Stone City, came up to Mil pk last, Friday evening to at ihe Driver lecture. ir. N. P. Johnso: of Stock township, has leased his in that township and is sell fhis chattels, having disposed It team to Mr. Ackerman. [Mrs. J. C. Raw soil of Kilborn iship entertained her friends ta quilting party Wednesday ternuou, and it was attended number of Mil bank ladies. Druggist Nelson is moving his rug store to his handsome new laarters in the Iiouck building, Qd Ray Bailey is making reparations to occupy the quar |ters vacated by Mr. Nelson. A broken axle on, an easfc jbound freight train yesterday, pused the wreck of three or pur ears. The accident de Wyed the afternoon passenger [train yesterday for a couple of flours. It occurred near Odessa. Mrs. T. S. Stevens and Mr. H. [Blastervoid of Blooming Valley, *ere in town Monday. Mr. [Blastcrvold's brother has leased the Stevens farm, and Mrs. S. expects to remove to Watertown [for the wintjer. Wm. Petts, a young man, and [nephew of W. Sharpen, who lives [south of town, has been serious ly ill with typhoid fever. The young man had just arrived here from Barron, Wis., when he was taken down. The meat firm of Schafer & Joy Was dissolved last week. Mr. Henry Schafer purchases the Joy interest and will continue the business in /his own name, paying all the indebtedness and collecting aU .w&Quat* duo the firm. Robt. Lis in sky, the wheat buyer who has charge of the flat house at Corona received inter nal injuries by being knocked off the caboose last Tuesday while the cars were being switched. He was brought to Milbank and Dr. Fanset is giving him medical attention. Clerk of Courts Prevey and P. W. A. Poppe returnd the first of the week from a visit to northern Minnesota in the vicinity of lake Itaska, where it is said the wild deer roam in the forest. For any further facts or fiction it will be necessary for you to interview the gentlemen them selves. I States Attorney iiix was laid up for a few days the first of the week with general debility, but is again able to be around. Louis Lind, who has been con fined to his tint with i h^ht, form of typhoid \er for the past three wcei\s. is again able to be about. Mrs. Zielke, who lives south of town, left yesterday for an extended visit to hex old home in Wisconsin, where she has not been for thirty years past. Mr. R.T. Rodgers,one of the vet eransof thecivil war, has received word through Senator Kyle, that he has been granted a pen sion of $6 a month, commencing in 1896. Mr. and Mrs. S. K. .Johnson of Kilborn township, celebrated the lifteuth anniversary of their wedded life with a number of friends at their home last Saturday. The Odd Fellows expect to have work in the initiatory, de gree next Tuesday evening and invite all members of the lodge dud visiting brothers to be present. The Ladies Benevolent Society will meet with Mrs. Fitch next Thursday afternoon, Nov. "3. All of the ladies who attend the church are most cordially in vited to attend. Justice Pasco on Tuesday tied the nuptial knot for Mr. Ira Oard and Miss Mollie Swartz. both of New Richmond, N. I). The parties are members of the Noble theatre company. Miss Lizzie Bury, of Alban township, was married to Chas. W. Zech, of Union county, last Tuesday. residing Elder Sukow, of the Evangelical church performed the ceremony. The Congregational Church will observe the week of prayer for young men next Sunday with a service Sunday night. The Young Folks chorus will sing and the pastor will give an address on The Young man Making a Living and a Record. Wm. Herring, who resides a few miles south of town, and who received an injury to his left eye some eight years ago, was having trouble with it, as it was commencing to effect the other eye. The troublesome optic was removed by Dr. Kriesel last Monday. The lecture of Dr. John Merritte Driver, on the "Anglo Saxon and the Future Rulership of the World," which was de livered at the Congregational church last Friday evening was one 'of the finest intellectual treats ever given a Milbank audience. The subject was an engrossing one, and the speakei marshaled an army of facts and clothed them in brilliant rhetoric. That the speaker was enable to keep the fixed attention of his audience for nearly two 'and half mrs is a sufficient testi monial of his ability as a lectur er. The audience was not as large in numbers as it should have been, and as it undoubted lv would have been had people generally known the treat that awaited them. Mr. H. C. Meyer end wife of Watertown, were visitors in Mil bank for a day or two last week, the "uests of Mr. and Mrs. Eddy, the latter being a neice of Mr. Meyer. Mr. Meyer is quite well-known throughout the state as one of the original pro moters and advocates of the dis pensary system for the control of the liquor business, and is thoroughly of the belief that it is the only common sense practical way of dealing and with this'troublesome liquor question under present conditions of sncietv. The people of the state last year on a direct vote pro nounced in favor of the measure, but the legislature failed to en act any legislation on the matter except to provide for a resub mission of the question next fall While the extreme prohi bitionists and the liqtior dealers as a body, both oppose the dis pensary system, there is a pretty general and well-founded belief the great body of people among that it would prove a practical and beneficent step in temper mm reform. Mr. and Mrs. H. W. Bailey are enjoying a visit from old frieuds and neighbors of twenty years ago in Goodhue county. The parties are Mrs. J. A. Bailey of Graceville, Miun., and her sister, Mrs. Samuel Sufron. of Browns dale, Minnesota. A good manv people were quite badly dis ippomted in not being able to see the Leonids. Arrangements had been made to awaken the people with the steam whistle at the mill and by the ringing of bells, but as there were no indications of a meteoric display there was not much sleep lost in this vicinity. It is said that the display was seen in states further east and south. E.L.Harris while working in M. L. Ecker's coil house got placed in a seri HIS At a recent meeting of the friends of the M. E. Sunday school, officers were elected as follows: Superintendent—Prof. M. M. Ramer. Asst. Supt.—Mrs. J. Burgan Secretary.—J. E. Truran Asst. Sec.—Georcre Daniels Treasurer.—J. C. Wood. Librarian —Miss Nellie Cannon Organist.—Miss Verna Crowl („1 hrister—J()hn Burgan, The thanks of the friends of Jie Sunday school were extend ed in a vote to Mr. J. C. Wrood for his faithful work as Supt. for the past five years. Circuit Court. The regular November term of circuit court for Grant county will be convened next Tuesday, with Judge Campbell presiding. Only one criminal case is on the calendar, that of the State vs W. E. Robinson and Frank H. Mills. The civil calendar is also a short one and is as follows: A. P. Lindquist vs. Wm. J. Miller and Walter J. Miller, as Miller Bros. David Kinch vs. Chicago, Mil waukee & St. Paul Railway Co. John C. Kuapp vs. Christina H. Knapp and Agnes Harris. A. C. Dodge and Caroline Proctor as executors of the es state of John S. Proctor deceased vs. William Kruger. James H. Stearns as receiver of the German American Loan and Trust Co. vs. Jacob Sarff, Margaret Sarff andH. E. Morrill. Charles Betcher vs. Casper Hatz. F. E. Richardson vs. John Hauser and Jacob Scheuer. Ethvena J. Mortell vs. August Mittelstuedt. H. A. Park and F. F. Grant vs. W. E Robinson, Coroner, J. H. Cownie and L. G. Hermann and Carrie C. Schultz. Casper Hatz vs. Julius Brandt. William Deering & Co. vs. Richard Mortell et. al. Frederick E. Mather vs. Wm. Shaw and Nettie Shaw. Minnie Larkin vs. Hiram W. Larkin. John Morley vs. John Hauser and Jacob Scheuer. Following are marriage li censes recently issued from clerk of courts office: Sivert Hohn of Summit, and Rosy Hanson of Osceola town ship. Wm. Lodwig of Vernon town ship, and Tena Ehlert, of Lac qui Parle county, Minn. Charles W Zech of Berrisford, S. D., and Lizzie Bury of Alban township Albert Dockter of Melrose and Miss Louise Schwandt of Kilborn. August Summach of Lac qui Parle county and Mrs. Emma Saueressig. John N. Englund of Labolt and Hilda Brunsell, of Marshall county, Minn. I have a few more of Prior's choice residence lots for sale Buy before they are all taken. $. S. LOCKHART, Second Avenue. MILBANK, S. D., FRIDAY. NOV. 17, 189!. position Wed nesday afternoon. One of the uprights iu the partition gave way under the pressure of the coal and a plank was forced down on Mr. Harris feet, pinning him against the wall and to the floor. His cries for help soon brought assistance, but the out side -walls had to be chopped away before he could be released from his uncomfortable and dangerous position. Offleial Vote of Grant County, South Dakota, Cast November s, 1S1W. Townships. .\lnms Aliian Kii: -tone Hii: Stone City, l*t w Valley o-ci-ola Stockholm Tro.v Twin Brooks Vernon Totals Mr. Eugene Huntington, F. S. internal collector was in town Wednesday. Sam Jon en oil Prosperity* Sam Jones, the picturesque exhorter, occasionally stops his talks on religion long enough to speak a little on worldly affairs. A few days ago he was preach ing in a town in Georgia and, dipping into politics, got off the the following: The biggest fool in the world is the one who stands up and argues against facts. I was talking to one of those old free silver loons a fewT days ago and called his at tention to the great prosperity which has come upon our coun try, mills and shops and mines running on full time, and I said truly prosperity has come to our land again. He said, "It ain't struck me yet." I said, "It's mighty hard to hit nothing."— Bozemau (Mont.) Avant Courier. Post Ofliee Hour*. On and after Dec. 1st, 1899, there will be a change in the opening and closing hours at the post office as follows: Open for lock- boxus 7:80 a. m. General Delivery 8:00 a.m. Sunday .9:G0to 10*00 ft. in. CLOSING MAILS East day line, ....10:00 a. m. Bast and West night lin« Hs'O m. Wilraot *nd North fl 00 a. m. Sunday—Kast and Weetniuht lln}....6:00 p. m. \oliec Notice Is hereby given that I have sold my general merchan dise business to my two sons, Max Koelle and Theodore Koelle, and that they will pay all debts and are fully authorized to collect all book accounts due me. Supremo Court Judges. K I 43! 19: JOHN KOELLE. Revillo, Nov. 1, 1899. Apple*! Apple*! I have a variety of choice New York apples, including Baldwins, Greenings, Spitzenbergs, North ern Spys, and other varieties and am selling them at $3 a barrel. M. S. DRUECKER. U. S. Weather Bureau Signal*. White flag alone indicates fair weather, stationary temperature. White and blue flag alone, in dicates local rain or snow, stationary temperature. Blue flag alone indicates rain or snow, stationary temperature. Three-cornered black flag is temperature signal, and indicat es temperature by being above or below other signals. White flag with temperature flag above it indicates fair weather, warmer. White flag with temperature flag below it, fair weather, cold er. Blue flag with temperature flag above it, rain or snow, warm er Blue flag with temperature flag below it, indicates rain or snow, colder. White-and-blue flag with temperature flag above It, in dicates local rain or snow, warm er. White-and-blue flag with temperature flag below it, local rain or snow, colder. White flag with black square in center, is the cold wave flag. Red flag—blizzard* i'utility un Y 43! •20 18! ltil 2 -i IS 2*1' is i» in 1" ir tn n •..'t 51 IB 10 l-'itrniingtoii Or.ir^ia, Oranl Center k i i 'urn I .ma Madison.. .Mav-ppa ... e o s e Milb.-mk, let Ward.. •XL 3d .. a) 18 14 al 6 lis 10 1 I! 43 8«, 1H ill 80, 4 70[ 13 00: 18 1 2 •J8' 151 3K 34. 21 Oil !i4 !t 24 201 51-3 539 582' lftfi 16-! John A. Logan, jr., son of the great Illinoisan, was killed in a recent skirmish with the Filipi nos wdiile leading his men as major. The newspaper boys are having a little fun with Petti grew, by insisting that the re cent vote in the state indicates that the South Dakota voter is as much ashamed of Pettigrew as he was of his country. When a man gets so high that he is away up above the stars and stripes you may soon expect to see him tumbling down. The St. Paul Pioneer Press celebrated its fiftieth anniver sary last week by publishing a special edition reviewing the work of the "past fifty years, in cluding the successful growth of the newspaper itself, t-hedevolop ment of the city of St. Paul and state of Minnesota, the growth and progress of the nation, ir« power, wealth and population, and the advaucmeut of the world along all lines, social and scien tific. This jubilee number of the i Press is one well worth preserv ing, as it is an encyclopedia of facts in connection with the early history of Minnesota. A Doubtful Compliment. The insurgents held a celobra tion at Tarlac, Oct. 29, in honor of the anti-imperialists. The dem onstration included a procession religious services and speeches by Aguinaldo and other offcials. The Ind i'pendencia, in an edi torial article eulogizing W. J. Bryan, says: "Mr. Bryan should be pictured in Fili pino historj7 with equal glory wTith Dr. Rizal. Rizal, Bryan and Aguinaldo are the glorious trinity of our political redemption." III Fifty Year*. The following figures publish ed by the St. Paul Pioneer Press in its jubilee edition, indicates the wonderful material advance ment made by the United States in the past half century: 1849 1^9 Population W,0«J,000 T7,0i0,00 Wealth §7,500,OOiVHKl'. $W,»o,0()0,0nft Grain crop, bu....... 900,Ohm**) 4,000,ki,(i00 Cotton, pounds «00,00t),0«i0 4,500,i» 10,000 Principal infg's $l,000,tn)0,0u0 $35,001),(too,(K)0 foreign commerce... §880,000,000 3"',00O,0i0,(XK) ll&llroads, miles fi,000 1410,000 Railroads, capital.... 8fi00,or,0.0'» $12.000,M,0 0 Total money $271,500,000 $2,300,OOo,000 Bank capital $»!«,000,000 $l,ooo.O 0,000 Bank deposits $135,OOo,00) $0,OOO,000,000 Iron, tone 5&4,00U 14.000,000 Steel, tons.:... 2,000 ]s,uuo,o«)0 Coal, tons 8,000.000 »«yK*),(i00 Steam, horse power. l,7t«»,oo»l jo,uoo,000 U. S. revenue....,*. |«5,ooo,ou0 4W,oui,ooo Postal teeeiplB §5,6l3.oon Teaehers Meeting. Milbank, S. D., Nov. 14,1699— Program for the teachers' meet ing to be held at Revillo, Dec. 2, at 1 o'clock sharp: Stimulants and Narcotics—E. F. At wood. Discussion—J. A. Corskie. Value of visiting other schools —Ben Bower. Discussion. Expression in reading—Miss Ada Wiseman. Discussion—H. N. Midtbo. School government—H. L. Priest. Discussion Lynch. Consolidated April 11. 1890 HIGH SCHOOL NOTES. Edited by MERTON CROWI.. The Cicero class have finished the third oration and will now take up "Virgil." The new pupils this week we: Frank Vnudervoort, Albert Patridg-e and John Fenner. Miss Margaret Mnrtcns entertained a number of her little friends un her birthday, Nov. 10. The school is preparing for ex«r cises to be given on Friday afternoon, Nov. 24. The exercises in the high school will consist of a debate and a play, and readings, declamations and orations. The following' pupils in gratU1 TV wrote correctly 100 words: Christena Peterson. Gratt in Owen, Anna Belle, Frank Dore. The stormy weather prevented the Senior boys from playing "iFoot and a half'' for a couple of dayB. i Quite a number of the students at tended the lecture given by Mr. Driv er last Friday evening. Although there were not enough tickets sold to permit of our receiving any money for the library, yet the school receiv ed a great benefit by hearing such lofty sentiments expressed by a mau of such deep convictions. A Few Old Predietlortii. The popoerats are great on making predictions, and it would seem that they had ought to come somewhere near the mark once in awhile, but read the following popo cr atic predictions taken from a Keokuk, Iowa, paper and printed in about every Bryanito paper in the state during the campaign of 1896, and also bv many papers outside of the sta'e. It is as follows: The continuance of the present gold standard means Rags. Riots. Tramps. Poverty. Mortgages, Hard times. More panics. Less churches. Business failures. Fewer preachers. More soup houses. wen ty -cent who at. Uneducated children. Two-cent a pound hogs. Idleness and starvation. Ten dollars a head mules. Five cents a pound butter. Ten cents a bushel potatoes. Pauper prices for vegetables. Two dollar and a half horses. Twenty-five cent a day labor. Hungry women and children. Falling prices for all products. Half clothed women and children. The downfall of our free institutions. Coxey's army marching through the land. That you won't have a gold colt once a year. A new batch of gold bonds evei^ ninety days. That a few coppers will be all the pocket change you will ever have. Late Literary Xew«. "The Cosmopolitan" Magazine ie the first l« exploit the beauties und Httractii'us that are to come at the Paris Exposition. It has secured a notable contribution for its November number from Vance Thompson, who is now in I'arin, who has been over the ground especially for "Ttie Cosmopolitan," and who is undoubtedly, th** most brilliant of the younger American writers. The article is copiously illustrated There will be a second Paris Exposition article in "The Cos mopolitan" for December. Tliis one is written by the lion. Charles A. Towne, the eloquent Minnesota Representative in Congtpss, and it also, will have many fine pictures. The Thanksgiving Number of The Saturday Evening Post, in its stories, poems, pictures and general articles, will be the most attractive num ber of the magazine yet issued. In this number Robert W. Chambers has a seasonable out-of-door story, entitled "The Hun ter"—the romance of a poacher's pretty daugtiter. Other features are: Edwin Markham s late-it poem, "The Lyric Seer" "An Electrical Tran». action"—a tale of the Transvaal War by Robert Barr "At Dawn," by Octave Tlmnet, and "The Minister's Henhouse," a droll story by C. B. Loom is. Two notable articles in this number are "Lin coln as Candidate and President," by his nil friend and political ally, Colonel A. K. McClur and "Our New Prosperity," by Frank A. Vande lip, Assistant Secretary of the Treasury. The Thanksgiving Number of Th« Saturday I Evening Post wUl be on aU new* amidtl, Kev«j»» bertt. For ©Ter Fifty Years. MRS. WINSLOW'S SOOTHING SYRUP has been used for chii| Miss Mary dren teething. It soothes th I child, softens the gums, allay i Observations—M. M. Ramer. I all pain, cures wind colic, and it Question box conducted by S.' the best remedy for DiarrhQS^ G. Burkhead. 1 Twenty-five cent® a bottle.