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-K VOL XX. NO. 17.
IV I'liEKBOHN -Specialist Diseases
Nose and Thro
fa l&ltfour days of eact montb
rHK I)BNTIST— Has the room
fifteen dnys of each month
the firs'
dothiMs 8iom', and is in
MCBKinK, n.
Dr W.G. AshtOD, will be
ofltt.,. in Milbank, from (he 15th of
month to the let. Bridge work a specialty.
work jtoaraoteed
the stock yard* in Milbank
\,v Out? '*r«e re* dehorned cow,
lbs seud informution to MALKED
r^f-iNTKD—I,'**' hiieli«ls of old coin, i,(K*i
W buchcls of new corn,
^rley ami buehele
bushels of
of OatB.
Wheat—No. 1, northern 54c.
No. 2.51c
Dr. Rose is on a business trip
to the east.
John Storm of Twin Brooks,
visiting ia the Minnesota
cities last week.
Mrs. Rebekah Bell is enjoying
ivisit, from her sister, Mrs. J.
T. Jones, of Minneapolis, and her
Ed. Emanuel, the furniture
mas was laid up the first of the
week, threatened with fever, but
las since recovered.
The family of Sheriff Jennings
have been enjoying a visit from
Mrs.Wilford, an aunt of Mrs.
Jennings, whose home is in
Balaton, Minn.
Mrs. N. I. Lowthian, who had
been visiting with friends ir.
louthern Minnesota for a month
tr 60 past, arrived home last
Mr and Mrs. J. H. King leave
this week for Harvey, N. I).,
there they will visit with their
IOD,C. L. King, who is located at
that place.
The Williams brothers, John
mdPeter, have beeu entertain
mg'tiieir brother Aaron, of Walla
Willi, Wash., who is a locomo
tive engineer on the Northern
ific, and is on a trip east.
Philip Hernetjek, a laborer
the railroad yard, had the
rtune while unloading rails
have a rail drop on his
hand, so badly injuring
two fingers had to be am
fThe family of H. A. Riley,
irintendent of the poor farm,
toe been
Eddie, the twelve-year-old son
of Emmet McCollum of Alban
township was kicked in the head
by a horse which he was leading
lothe stable a short time ago.
The boy was picked up uncon
•cious and remained in that con
dition for some time, but happily
the skull was not fractured, and
it is believed that he has receiv
ed DO permanent injury.
Quite a party of Milbank
People attended the social and
supper given by the ladies of the
IJ. 8. church of Kilborn, at the
home of Mrs. J. C. Raw son, last
Friday evening. The trip made
a fine moonlight drive, and the
splendid social time and delicious
supper served made the occasion
one to be remembered with sat
isfaction and pleasure.
A number of our iferman
friends are making arrange
ments for a visit to the father
land this winter, and expect to
start in the course of a week or
two. Among those who expect
to go are Gottfried Stengel, who
goes to his early home at Wuert
temberg,Ben Buri, sr., who goes
to Switzerland, Mrs. Fred Wend
land, of Melrose township, to
Braunschweig, and Mr. Frans
Pepke, to the province of Posen.
W. Downie is on a
visit to friends in Minnesota.
Mrs. Mphous Hocum of Mon
tevideo. is visiting with her moth
er, Mrs. M. H. Wiseman.
Mrs. W. Rodgers, of Monte
video came up yesterday for a
short visit with Milbank friends.
MissTirzah Taylor and Miss
Chapman of Corona, were visit
ing with Milbank friends last
John O. liomo, of Adams
township, was up attending to
some Milbank business last
Mrs. William Schaffer, of Al
ban township, left Wednesday,
for a week's visit with friends
at Owatonna, Minn.
The old friends of Ben Bartlett
will regret to learn that lie is still
unable to leave the hospital at
Minneapolis, and remains quite
John Malsed was summoned
to Aberdeenasajuror in theU.S.
cour!. There being but one jury
case before the court, he was able
to secure his dismissal.
The churches at Aberdeen are
to hold union thanksgiving ser
vices and take up p. collection
for the children's home at Sioux
Falls—a worthy charity.
'All members of Esther chap
ter, O. E. S., are requested to be
present at the regular meeting
next Monday evening at which
election of officers will be held.
J. A. Williams and J. Q. Thay
er were summoned to Aberdeen
the first of the week as jurors in
theU. S. court. J. Q. Thayer
got excused without any violent
measures, but John was kept on
a cow case that came up for
The old Big Stone friends and
other acquaintances of Louis E.
Lambert, who is now living at
Renville as manager of the Ren
ville lumber company, will be in
terested to learn that a little
daughter has recently been add
ed to
a visit from
Riley's mother, Mrs. G.
lps, of Mapleton, Minn. The
ly also visited with Mrs. E. S.
y, who is an old acquaint
ice, while in the city last week.
The friends of Harold Ash ton
*ili be interested to learn that
feisnow working in St. Paul,
|®dis employed on the Saturday
Evening News of that city, pub
Jiied by Mr. Deriuger,abrother
in-law of W. P. Neuenberg of
this city.
While Mrs. Peter Clausen was
driving on Eastman street last
8aturday her horse took fright
•&d ran away, throwing her
from the buggy. The lady was
lot seriously injured, but the
Vehicle was more or less dam
ped before the horse was cap
family, making a
home circle of four girls and rive
Mr. N. F. Nelson, the druggist,
is nicely settled in his new loca
tion, and with his new fixtures,
now has one of the handsomest
drug stores in this locality, fitted
up with mirrors and glass coun
ters in a most attractive manner.
If you have not already called on
him it will pay you to drop in and
see this very prettily arranged
The ladies of the Kebekah de
gree in Odd Fellowship enjoyed
the honor of a visit from the
president of the Rebekah as
sembly, Mrs. Hannah C. Cripps,
of Iroquois. A very pleasant
time was had Saturday evening,
when the members of the lodge
were instructed in the work, at
the conclusion of which light re
freshments were served and a
social time enjoyed. The presi
dent of the assembly is an ex
eeedingly pleasant and amiable
lady, thoroughly informed in the
of the Rebekah branch of
the order, and her visit was
thoroughly appreciated by the
members of the degree,
Those who were looking for the
wandering stars during the
nights of last week might have
caught a glimpse of them last
Tuesday morning if they had
been on the lookout. For at that
time over a score of stars of all
magnitudes boarded the east
bound train and dropped off at
Appleton. The stars were mem
bers of the Milbank chapter, O.
E S accepting an invitation to
visit the Appleton chapter. They
were joined at Ortonville by a
number of the members of the
order from that city, and a
most delightful time was had.
Appleton chapter made the
visit one long to be remembered,
and fairly overwhelmed the visi^
tors with courtesies and good
things to eat, as well as giving a
very fine exhibition of Eastern
Star wo:k, which was most com-
limentarily spoken of by the
ladies, on their return.
The Milbank delegation consisted
of Mesdams Watson, Williams,
Healy, Downie, Wiseman, Ely,
Green, Ranous, Rust, Bleser,
Middlebrook, G. Mitchell, Booth,
L. L. Conright, A. Conright, Nix
on, Kerr, Nichol, Letts, Jones and
With this kind of weather con
tinued there will be no desire to
take a trip south this year.
Frans Croal quite seriously
sprained his ankle and has been
compelled to lay off from his
work at the elevator.
The Lead lodge of A. O. U. W.
recently held a meeting at which
they initiated 78 members, and
the lodge is in shape to compete
with Aberdeen and Sioux Falls
for the banner in the state.
Judge Campbell has a new
stenographer with him at this
term of court, Mr. H. H. Hum
phrey. The former stenograph
er, F. E. Granger, having engag
ed in the business of selling
type writers.
Mrs. J. Wasem came up from
Big Stone Tuesday to assist her
daughter, Mrs. M. Ramer, who
was taken quite ill with tonsil
itis the first of thfe week, while
Supt. Ramer was among the
schools in the western part of
the county.
An Apple Social.
What? Apple Social.
When? Thanksgiving evening.
Where? Wood Bros, store building.
By Whom? Ladies Aid M. E. church
For Whom? Yrti.
Why? To see who will get the B. A.
P., or the L. A. P., or the N. A. P.
A dime collection will be taken up.
Church Notices.
Thanksgiving union service
will be held in the Congregational
church at 10:45 a. m. The Meth
odist pastor, Rev. Watson, will
preach the sermon.
Facts and Fictions as to
the Drink Habit will be the sub
ject of Pastor Fitch's sermon
next Sunday night. All who
love the truth and wish to en
courage its preaching and prac
tice are invited to come.
Episcopal services Sunday,
November 26, as follows: 10:45
a. m. morning prayer and litany
and sermon. 7: }0p. m., evening
prayer and sermon. Sunday
school at noon. Saturday even
ing, lecture and rehearsal at 8.00
At a regular meeting of the
Board of Trustees of the First
M. E. church of Milbank on
Monday evening, Nov. 13, 1899,
the following resolution was un
animously adopted and ordered
spread upon the record book of
the church:
That the Board of Trustees of this
church, -recognizing the continuous,
faithful and energetic work of the
ladies aid society in its financial
assistance to the church, and partic
ularly in its recent work of placing
the new furnace in the church build
ing and making other improvements
on the church property, do hereby
tender our sincere and earnest thanks
to the ladie6 for their most successful
efforts, and we pray that ihe blessing
of our Heavenly Father may rest up
on them richly both as individuals
and as a society forwarding the work
of the Master.
Teachers 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.
Value of visiting other schools
—Ben Bower. Discussion.
Expression in reading—Miss
Ada Wiseman. Discussion—H.
N. Midtbo.
School government—H. L.
Priest. Discussion—Miss Mary
Observations—M. M. Ramer.
Question box conducted by S.
G. Burkhead.
Almost everybody can get a
few newspaper subscribers from
among his friends and acquaint
ances, and with such a generous
offer as made by The Farmers'
Tribune it is quite worth one's
while to mike the effort*
Send a postal card to The
Farmers' Tribune for their sub
scription circular and sample
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.
MILBANK, S. D., FRIDAY, NOV. 24, 1899.
Revillo, Nov. 1,1899.
Circuit Court,
The November term of circuit
court was convened last Tuesday,
Hon. Judge Campbell presiding.
The calendar is very light, but
one criminal and a few important
civil cases are for trial.
In the case of state vs W. E.
Robinson and Frank H. Mills,
the trial of Robinson has been
continued and that of Mills will
be taken up after the civil cases
have been tried.
Cases have been disposed of
as follows
A. P. Lindquist vs. Wm. J.
Miller and Walter J. Miller, as
Miller Bros. Dismissed at plain
tilt's cost.
Dnvid Kinch vs. Chicago, Mil
waukee & St. Paul Railway Co.
John C. Knapp vs. Christina
H. Knapp and Agnes Harris.
Verdict for plaintiff
A. C. Dodge and Caroline
Proctor as executors of the es
statf of John S. Proctor deceased
vs. William Kruger. Dismissed
on motion of plaintiff.
James H. Stearns as receiver
of the German American Loan
and Trust Co. vs. Jacob Sarff,
Margaret Sarff andH. E. Morrill.
For trial.
Charles Betcher vs. Casper
Hatz. Settled.
F. E. Richardson vs. John
Hauser and Jacob Scheuer.
Judgement for plaintiff for $117.
Edwena J. Mortell vs. August
Mittelstaedt. Continued to next
H. A. Park and F. F. Grant vs.
W. E Robinson, Coroner, J. H.
Cownie and L. G. Hermann and
Carrie C. Schultz. For trial.
Casper Hatz vs. Julius Brandt,
for trial.
William Deering & Co. vs.
Richard Mortell et. al. Contin
ued to next term.
Frederick E. Mather vs. Wm.
Shaw and Nettie Shaw. For
Minnie Larkin vs. Hiram W.
Larkin. For trial.
John Morley vs. John Hauser
and Jacob Scheuer. For trial.
Besides the local bar the fol
lowing attorneys from abroad
have been in attendance upon
court: E. T. Young, Appleton
H. H. Potter, Minneapolis: C.
W. Miller, of Goshen, Ind. Frank
Sears, Webster J.J. Batterton,
Wilmot Howard Babcock and
E. M. Bennett, Sisseton.
Senator Pettigrew, who was
ashamed of his country before
election, is now probably more
ashamed of it than ever—at least
he hasn't been seen or heard of
J. O. Ayer & Co., of Lowell,
Mass., have discontinued the
free distribution of almanacs,
and now have a fine little book
let on sale for five cents. It is
called the 20th century almanac,
and is crammed full of interest
ing statistics and data.
The county treasurer of Yank
ton county has dropped out of
sight, and it is said his accounts
are from $10,000 to $20,000 out of
These reform administrations
are great in the way of reform.
Now its the Yankton asylum,
where a fight occurred among
the doctors, and one of the medi
cal men attempted to reform his
associate with a revolver.
The death of Vice-President
Garret A. Hobart on the morn
ing of the 21st, although not un
expected by those who knew
his condition, nevertheless came
with more or of a less shock to
the people of the country. Mr.
Hobart was a man of sterling
worth, and the universal esteem
in which he was held by associ
ates in business and in politics,
and particularly by those who
kpew him best at his home in
New Jersey is a fine tribute
to his character as a man and
citizen. The deceased vice
president was a personal and in
timate friend of President Mc
For Over Fifty lean.
SYRUP has been used for chil
dren teething. It soothes the
child, softens the gums, allays
all pain, cures wind colic, and is
the best remedy for Diarrhoea.
Twenty-five cents a bottle.
Edited by MERTON Cnowt..
Miss Eddy received the intelligence
last^veek of the serious illness of her
The new pupils this week are John
Fennor, Howard Reeve, and Frank
The following pupils in Grade 3
spelled 100 words correctly:
Ruth Wood, Kate Letts. Annis
Healy, Reatie McPherson Bessie
One division of the Literature class
has finished the study of "Julius
Caesar." The other division will
complete the work on "Macbeth" in a
few days.
The Normal Class is taking a rapid
review of grammar preparatory to a
final examination.
The Senior Class held a mooting
Tuesday. A motion was made that a
class party be held sometime before
Christmas, Mr. Ackerman, Mr. Hawe9
and Mr. Crowl were appointed as a
Music—By School.
Address of Welcome -Florence
Railroads—Earl Kelsey.
Education—Cora Fuller.
The Two Roads—Ray Pament.
Best on the Outside—Inez Ely.
Cornet Duet—Burgan and Brand.
Persecution of Jews—Ruby Aldrich.
Sandalphonc—Alice Bradford.
Solo Ida Diets.
Declamation—Chas. Stone.
Recitation--Maude Farnham.
Solo—Nellie Sullivan.
A speech—Lynn Hawes.
The Water That has Passed-Mamie
A speech—Lincoln Schafer.
"Come Thou Fount"—Quartet.
A speech—Irving Ely.
Anti-Expansion—Merton Crowl.
Speech—Fred Poppe.
Speech—Walter Kerr.
Anglo Saxon U. S. Star—Wm.
Adreases—Pres. Elliot, Supt.
Ramer, Prof. Aldrich, Rev. Watson,
Rev. Wolf. Rev. Keller, and Rev.
Facts, a paper published in Mil
waukee, which seems to be full of 'em
says: Next year we may expect
something like the following in the
daily papers: About ten o'clock this
morning a horseless milk wagon
loaded with cowless milk collided
with a brainless rider on a chainless
wheel. The luckless wheelman was
badly in jured, and being homeless,
was taken in a horseless cab to the
home of the friendless.
Headlight, Nov. 16, J899.
Father Ahearn informs us that he
lias made some changes in the time of
his services. The morning service will
begin at 10:30 o'clock and continue for
one hour and a quarter. The evening
services have been discontinued during
the winter months.
This week Gold & Company purchas
ed the 360-acre farm of Gustav Buechner
adjoining town. Mr. Buechner ^'ill
move into town in the spring and devote
his time to the mason trade.
Mr. and Mrs. Carl Trapp, the aged
parent* of Paul Trapp, arrived laBt week
from Enderlin, N. D.,.and will spend
the winter with his son and family.
Mr. Trapp is about 75 years of age, vet
he wants to go to Germany next year.
Tne Catholic fair held in the St.
Charles hall closed shortly after mid
night last Thursday. The gross receipts
amounted to $473.06 which was entire
ly satisfactory to the pastor and to the
ladies of the parish who worked so zeal
ously and energetically for the success of
the enterprise. Miss Hublou won the
gold watch which was earnestly contest
ed for by Miss Coraelson of Ortonville,
the former young lady registering 1,127
and the latter 736%. Mrs. Lemtnel of
Ortonville won the easy chair from Mrs.
Konsbalk of Big Stone bv a small
majority. The doll fell to the lot of Ger
tie MdKens. The fancy table, at which
presided the Misses Clarke, A hern,
Brown, Becwar realized a large amount.
The supper table also contributed its
quota. Father Ahem expresses his
grateful thanks to all who contributed
to the success ot the Fair, especially to
Consolidated April 11. 1890
I Nov. 20, 1899.
What's the matter with our correspond
ent of late? Guess he must be asleep
or is taking a vacation.
A man that does not get his work
done this fall never will.
Mrs. I. Onstad left the last of the
week for Minnesota where she will make
her future home.
1'rotracte.l meetings will be com
menced Monday night and continue all
the week.
Val Sarff was attending to sons© busi
ness matters in Watertown last Satur
Bert Christmas and family left for
th«ir new home in Minnesota last week
We wish them success in their under
out where the
can be held.
Everyone is cordially invited to
attend the exercises given by the High
School on Friday afternoon, .Nov
ember 24th. The following program
will be carried out:
and Mrs. .T. A. Current have
spending a few dnjsin the city,
visiting with old time frieudB.
Hev. Graves and Mr. Brooks traced
horses Monday.
C. Taecker has been hauling bis
barley off" this week.
Mr. and Mrs. C. Sarff and Mr. skid
Mrs. Geo. Sarff of Twin Brooks spent
Sunday in this vicinity.
coiwrv LIN£.
9 Nov. 20,
John Maxwell and Chris Burosted
have been plastering and fixiug up
their houses for winter.
Ole Marqiih .had a runaway while up
to Summit Wednesday, breaking his
wagon tongue and smashing things up
in general.
Andrew Maraqua is siding and plaster
ing his house. Looks as If he intended
to get some one to keep house for him
The Indians who have been camping
on Lng lake have pulled up stakes
and gone.
Chris Burnsted Las rented the Indian
land on Long lake and will break it tip
another year.
Rastnas Jacobson met with a serious
accident Thursday, while coming hpme
from Waubay he fell from the wagon
dislocating bis right shoulder and spitt
ing the bone of his right arm. The
team went home and he was picked up
and carried into the house ot Charley
Johnson where a doctor was sent tor.
Fred Owen has rented Miss Slinch
ttelds I arm and has moved in to her
Ben Eck has rented Ed. Peepers
place for next year.
Carl Bartlett has been building on to
his barn and is now siding his house.
Bert Kent has his hands full contest
ing an old lady's claim.
The bridge south of Strouseton, which
has been out all summer is being re
Rev. Graves will keep bachelor* hall
on Gene Wilson's farm.
Some emigrants who have been stop
ping on Carl Bartlett's place have gone
to the southern part of the btate to bask
Mrs. Ericson, mother of Ole has
proved up on her claim.
A laughable incident occured Friday
when a flock of geese having lit on
farm north of Tom Jones's proceeded
to get their grub. They were dis
turbed by catohing sight ot two quite
fleshy men coming in that direction.
One of the men was on horse baca and
the other afoot. So their object must
have been to corral the geese. But the
geese quickly arose and the man on thw
horse fook after them, but, needless to
say did not follow tar.
Walter I bach returned to his bone
in Minnesota.
Landlord Koeckeritz of the Coa»
mercial and Landlord Casper of the Wstt
are soon to be involved in a legal com
plication rising out ot oontraot.
Henry Port returned from Milwaukee
recently, where h* had consulted several
eye specialists. From each of them 1M
received the ssd intelligence, tfcifc
nothing could be done for his eyes,
and that he will be totally blind within
two years.
Miss Ida Engbretson, a popular and
beautiful voung lady of Revillo, was
married last evening at seven o'clock to
Mr. Edward Smaagardof Madison, Minn.
The wedding occurred at the resident*
of the groom's parents in Madieon Mr.
Engbretson, Mrs. S. C. Lane and Carl
and Olga Olson of Revillo were present
at the ceremony, the two latter acting
as groomsman snd bridesmaid. Tbe
groom la a batcher by trade, and i»
said to be one of the prominent young
thoss, who not belonging to his church, i men of the city. Kevillo friends w|§i
were so liberal in tbeir patronage.
tbe couple long and continued happinef«.

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