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HERALD VOL. XXXX No. 7
While (here are but few oases of Spanish le/er in the commun ity the city board of health has deemed it the part of wisdom to close all schools, churches, theaters, pool halls and public l^aces of meeting until further notice. Parents are requested to keep their children at home, segregation bein one of the principal means of preventing the spread of the disease. 9VEK TIE TIP. Tito total subscriptions received at the office of the Chairman of the Lib erty Loan for Grant County up to 4:00 p. m., Wednesday, Oct. 9th, Shows a total of $509,550. The allot ment set by the Government was 9525, 000. Owing to the vast amount of de tail involved in checking out each township we are unable to give a list -of smounts subscribed by each town ship and are therefore showing am ounts as placed with the various banks thruout the countv: Gold & Co. Hank 55,050 Stocxholm State Bank....... 23,500 First State, La Bolt ...,*... 31,750 First State, Kevillo 20,700 State Bank Twin Brooks.... 27,750 -Marvin tite Bank 14.800 Farmers State, Strand burg.. 16,KM) Albee State Bank 37,450 Bank *'f Kevillo 29,700 1st National, Mil bank 95,950 Bank of Commerce, Milbank 15,850 Merchants Nat'l, Milbank.... 178,950 Farmers State. Trov 5,600 Listed with outside banks..*. 15,6U0 569,550 &Hs lor Special Senrtct The local board has received a •call for two special ser/ice men, tor air craft work, and Albert Mey ers, tiow of Mission, Texas, and Edwin Steiner of Big Stone, have volunteered, and they will go to Vancouver barracks. Wash. There has also been a call for •one volunteer for mechanical train* ing at Iowa university, Iowa City. For the students army training corps, applications as follows have -been made: Oliver Aas, Jas C. Gold, Allen C. Steiner, Morris Douth tt. Alfred Pufahl, Edward Klix, Malcolm W. Gold, Paul J. -Gold, Fred A. Zetlsky, Joseph Cin •claire, Harvey Maxfield, Bernhard Heffernan, Leonard Kaerfher. Auction Sale Henry Schulte, who lives a mile southwest of Corona is advertising seven head of horses, seventeen head of cattle, a splended lot of new farm machinery, including a new 10-20 International Mogul tractor and a 1918 Ford. The auction sale starts Tuesday, October 15, at 10:30 There will be a free lnnch at noon. Here are four Bonds. Parties who have signed for the Fourth Liberty Loan Bonds can get their bonds by calling at the First .National bank, as the bank now %es the bonds on hand. Gust NelSoo Funeral. the The funeral service of aged Gust Nelson of Stockholm was held at the Mission church at Stockholm, last Thursday after-noon, He v. Alberts preach ing in the Swede language and Rev. Johnson in the English. Among the relatives from abroad who attended the funeral were: Alfred Nelson, a son, of Minn eapolis Mrs.Carl Backlund, of Watertowr, a grand-daughter Mrs. Soefker, a grand-daughter, -of Twin Brooks Mr. E. N. Dahl gren, of Ookato,Minn Mrs. R. L. Nichol, of Milbank. A daught •er, Mrs. Louis Berquist, of Shell liake, Wis., and another daught er, a Mrs. Perrson, of Chicago, were unable to be present.' HcUW NM-tatbu taps tr (iiinr AmsM. Horace Mann, a paid organizer •of the non-partisan league at Boice Idaho, was recently arrested for se ditious remarks. He admitted the charge that he opposed the war, and looked upon the Bolshevike rule in Russia as ideal and what we Aon Id have in the United States. TN 75C After let. IS. oa't forge to 75c tea tthat the will go into Tuesday. raise on our effect next Erlandson & Johnson Co. tale Tbat Is i Salt 'Winft.., Fri Oct. 18-906hffktftttat cattle i'» state. 3 year old steers, young btifers, and calves mostly Her* iota I** ttrioksoo, Owner. .if ESSENTIAL BUILDING CON- Id New Mttis Enapl n Fira. Hpaln aal ExlnMB IM Eicwi&SN. On September 3d the War In dustries Board issued Circular 21. Among other thinzs this Circular, with certain exceptions absolutely prohibited all new construction except under per mit. Then on September 13th Chas. A. Otis, Chief of the Re sources and Conversion Section of the War Industries Board, Washington, D. C., wired D. R. Cotton of St. Paul, Regional Ad visor to the same Board as fol lows: *'Retail dealers will be permit ted to supply materials without construction permit for farmers' use in erecting new farm build ings or silos, when the total cost does not exceed $2500.00 On September 23d this $2500 exemption was withdrawn by a further wire from Mr. Otis to Regional Advisor Cotton, word ed as follows: "Correcting our wire Septem ber 13th, dealers will be permit ted to supply material for re pairs to farm buildings or silos not exceeding $2500 without per mit. No new construction to any amount authorized automat ically except under provisions Circular 21." And now comes the final devel opment: On September 26th a conference in Washington be tween the War Industries Board and a Committee of retail lum bermen resulted in a formal amendment to Circular 21 by the War Industries Board finally de ciding as to what construction may be undertaken without per mit Such amendment reads as follows: "Repairs of or extensions to existing buildings involving in the aggregate a cost not exceed ing twenty-five hundred dollars ($2500), and new construction for farm purposes only involving in the aggregate a cost not ex ceeding one thousand dollars ($1000)." The question of building re strietions and essential building construction, therefore, as it stands today is covered by circu lar 21 as amended on September 26th and by supplement to circu lar 21. They are the official documents of the War Industries Board and cover the entire situation. Socialists are Convicted Dead wood, S. D.—O. S. Ander son, candidate for governor of South Dakota on the socialist tick et, who was tried here on a charge of violating the espionageact, was convicted last Friday. He was sentenced to four years in the pen itentiary and $100 fine. Fred Fairchild, socialist candi date for lieutenant-governor was convicted of making a seditious utterance, and fined $1,000 and sentenced to two yetjrs In Leaven worth. kyiaf liaib ta CUcap. Mr. T. A. Prawl, manager of the Produce Company, returned from a visit to Chicago last Friday. Mr. Prawl related how the liberty loan solicitors worked in a theatre which he attended. During an interval between the performances a solici tor came forward, and after a stir ring war talk asked all the men in uniform in the room, to rise to their feet. There were some twen ty-five or thirty soldiers and sailors who arose, and he asked them to remain standing until some one in the audience bought a $100 liberty bond to represent each one, when they could sit down. In a few mo ments responses came from differ ent »rts of the house, and it was not long before there was only one soldier standing, when the mana ger of the affair said that some one ought/to buy a $500 bond for the last man, and it wasn't long before some one closed the affair by signing up for the $600 bond. But the solicitor didn't let them go at that for he said that the young ladies who were taking signatures had a couple of blanks left and these should be filled out for $100 bonds before quitting. These were soon taken and the regular theatre per- "M. MILBANK, S. DAK. FRIDAY. OCTOBER 11,1918 Kaiser JMfcates-Rmir. The Germans are in full retreat at every point in France and Bel gium. Latest dispatches say: Ru mored in Stockholm that the Kaiser has abdicated. SpnttMma. Spanish influenza is somewhat similar to the epidemic of influenat that has visited this country at times sinee 1643. Perhaps the worst epidemic was in li 8) and 1890, from whence it had come at that time from Russia. The influenza shows itself by, symptoms of an ordinary cold, but all symptoms are very much exag gerated. The patient is taken sud denly sick, has pains in the eyes, ears, head or back, and may be sore all over. The temperature rises to 100 or 104. The fever lasts from three to four days and with care but few compli cations result. The most common is bronchial pneumonia, which is proving fatal in many of our large cities. The disease spreads along routes of travel and is carried from .per son to person, probably through the air as in caughtng, sneezing or dried sputum reduced to dust and floating in the air. Handkerciefs and towels may be a medium of in fection. Any person contracting influenza should promptly go to bed and re main isolated from otehr members of the household. Treatment should be given and all sanitary precautions should be taken to pre vent the spread of the disease. Unlike many contagious diseases one attack does not prevent a person from having a second. The state board of health author ities require that all cases of in fluenza be promptly reported by telephone to the state superintend ent of the board of health. In case of any spread of the disease sehools and churches, wi 1 be closed. It seems that with proper care and vigilance the spread of the disease may be prevented, and to that end we would ask that all health authorities, teachers, minis ters, and parents throughout the county give us their hearty support in measures to prevent the spread of this malady. County Board of Health. Plans for Hog House Brookings, Oct. 7.—One of the most useful and usable bul letins ever printed for South Iakota farmers is "Hog Houses for South Dakota," extension circular No 7 of the State college extension division. In this dulletin, Ralph Patty, exten sion specialist in agricultural engineering, gives plans and specifications for constructing five types of hog houses: Dakota hog house, Iowa Sunlit type, north and south frame house, half monitor type and shed type. Each plan is illustrated with drawings which give plan of constrution in detail, makeng extra blueprints unnecessary. The various kinds of building materials are also discussed. The circular is mailed free upon request to the Extension Divison State college, Brookings. Mill Iqnml The friends and acquaintances of the Arthur Bingham family were grieved to learn Tuesday of the death of Master Raymond Bingham. The boy had gone to bed as usual the night before, at the hotel where he was living, and was found dead in bed in the morning. He had had more or less tronble at times with indigestion, and it is surmis aed that possibly this may have had something to do with his sudden taking off. The father of the young man had made arrangements to move to Minneapolis, and had expected to do so in a few days. Raymond was in his 18th year, and before the family left Milbank, a year or so ago, had been a member of a high school class, and was very highly thought of by both old and young friends, and the sympathy of these friends go out to the family in their trouble. The remains of the young man were brought to Milbank yesterday for interment by the side of those of his mother in the city cemetery. Kg* ni uii. The ladles of the Congregational church wilt have a supper and mls eelleneous sele.Thursday, Oct. 24, to church parlors, i I't -i,t tor IS ARTHUR LE SUEUR? ttnkfi kcntiry Wrltw Ike I. V. V. SIM "Fellow Wtfkar" Ft. Scott, Kas. April 5,1917 S#r. Wm. D. Haywood Chicago, III. Fellow worker:— Have just returned from Des Moines, Iowa, and am very glad to b« able to report that all of the. cafes there are disposed of favorably and the boys at liberty I think the Defense Committee ta aatisfied withfthe handling of tbatiaae. Of course it was'not one in which any labor principle Wha involved, and, therefore the lljg£it was simply made to get the a out. uses for the trip were and if you will send me for that it will clean the matter up. How are you coming with the Minnesota proposition. I hope fOtt don't start anything until tike year has expired. This dam tted war business is going to make it mighty hard to do good organization work or good rad ical work of any kind, but I think the fight should be now centered against spy bills and conscription. Have you heard from Penn eylvania with Powers of Attorn Yours for industrial freedom, Arthur Le Sueur. Who is Arthur Le Sueur He is the secretary of Town ffev's non-partisan league, with Office at St. Paul, and Townley's right hand man. Who is Wm. D. Haywood? He is the head chiefof the I. W. W., late of Chicago, now of Leav enworth prison, serving a 20 year term for sedition. The above letter was in troduced as evidence in the trial of Haywood, when he was con victed and sentenced to 20 years imprisonment. Mr. Townley's league secretary and general assistant, addresses the man who was plotting to destroy the tro£erty of honest citizens, as "Fellow Workers." This patriot Le Sueur says in regard to this "damned war business," that he thinks the "tight should be cen tered against spy bills and Con scription." Well, Big Bill Hay wood succeeded so well in cent ering it along the line suggested that he and about one hundred of the same stripe are now serv ing their country at Leaven worth with engagements of from five to twenty years. Henry Dornbush Dies, Word was received last Sunday that Henry Dornbnsh, son of John Dornbush, one of the young soldiers from this county died of pneumonia at Camp Sherman, Ohio, on the 5th inst.., and the parents of the young man left Sunday to bring home the remains for burial. The young man was in the 24th year of his age, and for a number of years had worked his father's farm south of town. He joined the national army with the July contingent that went from this county, and was placed in a development division and was doing well at the camp. On the 2d inst he wrote home that he was not feeling well and would probably have to go to the hospital. The parents received word from the camp on Sunday morning that he was in serions condition, and that evening they started on the journey to see him. When they reached Chicago the announcement of his death was received, and the mili tary authorities stated by wire that the remains would later be returned for burial here, and the grief strick en parents arrived home Tuesday. tal m. Tutor. Many of our Milbank and Albee people remember the A. H. Taster family, who lived for some four years at Albee, where Mr. Tasker was cashier of the bank, later go ing to Canada, where he had charge of the Gold land business for a number of years, but for two years past the family had been living at Portland, Oregon. Word was re ceived by friends at Big Stone the first of the week of the death of Mrs. Tasker, and stating that the remains would be brought to Big Stone for burial. The deceased was a sister of Jas. A. Gold of Big v*. isr "J THE NATIONAL GRANGE. UKMMAII CWKIHI Hn-Fartlm Laane art Iqtfl ates Its Mqrtity. Against men and newspapers who have had the temerity to expose the character of the leaders of the non partisan league the cry is raised by tie wily Townley that they are opposed to the farmers and opposed to farmers organization. The fact that we are all absolutely depend ent on the farmer and his success and prosperity, particularly in a farming community, should be suf ficient proof of the silliness of such a charge. We are all benefitted by what benefits the farmer and the farming community, but this should not blind us to the fact that there are always plenty of charlatans and demagogues anxious to exploit the farmer He is not a real friend of the farmer or the farming commun ity who joins in with these and fails to show up what is sure to be the final result of following this kind of leadership. That the Her ald* Advance is not alone in present ing these truths we present below an article from the National Grange Monthly. The Grange is one of the oldest and most substantial of all the farmer organizations. If it has not the real interest of the agriculturist at heart then it is useless to look for this anywhere, but the official organ of the Grange does not hesitate to repudiate the nonpartisan league and assert that it must purge itself of the disloy alty of its leaders. This is what it says in its April number, 1918, of the league and its influence: Some of the best friends of agricul ture in the United States, who have proved by their works that their de votion to its welfare is sincere, are seriously disturbed over the spread of a movement in the Northwest, which bears every indication of containing a positive menace to the highest pro gress of the real farmers of the coun try, and which is destined to irjure the very cause which it professes to espouse. Reference is made to the so-called Farmers' Non-Partisan League in sev eral of the States in the Northwest, which by whirlwind methods, by ex travagant promises and by radical pronouncements, has been gathering great momentum in some sections, while the movement is also gaining a foothold in some of the Eastern States. The very nature of the new organiza tion does not point in the direction of permaneme, nor does it contain those elements ot strength that assure any I abiding service to the larm people But the chief purpose of this article is to make clear that the Grange is not identified in any way with the Non-Partisan League and that the' Grange stands sponsor in no wav for Its principles or its results. Efforts that have been made, in coi nt'"ss cases, to so entangle the Grange should be repudiated at every point, for the Grange and the Non-Partisan League are moving from absolutely different viewpoints and have no common basis. The Grange was here, doing valiant service for the farm people of the United States loog be fore this new movement of the North west was even dreamed of and it may still bs here after that movement has been forgotten. The Grange is non-partisan in the true, broad senoe. Its service is un selfish and continuous for the farm interests of America. The Grange seeks no class legislation or special favors for farmers, simply because. they are farmers, but names as its su preme ideal "The greatest good to the greatest number/' The Grange is absolutely loyal to its Government and tolerates within its meetings and among Its leaders no spark of even the suggestion of disloyalty. On thane four decisive issues the Grange and the Non Partisan League are as wide apart as if ooeans separated them. Let this fact be here and now made clear to everyone, that whatev er may be the future of the Non-Part* isan League, no responsibility for that future rests upon the Grange or upon the real leaders of the Grange. As the two organisations go on the fruits of each shall prove it, of what manner it be. court. /'tr ii *"r'» iv Consolidated April 1880 Immtt Ctatav nth tit But I emphatically disbeliev in any party, and especially if that party calls itself a nonpartisan party, which organizes a single class againsl other classes. I objeot just as stroag ly whether such a political organization clams to be in the interest of townspeople, or country people, of merchants, lawers, farmers or wage earners. "When the nonpartisan league first appeared was inclined to welcome it, and it was with real reluctance that I was obliged to believe that the leadership that controlled it was of such a character as to threaten this country with evils analogous to those which came from bolshevisism abroad i and from I. W. W.-ism at home. "Finally, the meeting of the league i in St. Paul about a year ago was turn* 1 ed into a ghost dance ol the Huns within-our-gates.and it be-came evld ent to rne. that in so far as they dared, the most prominent leaders of the league were playing the game of they acquire power by pandenog to an influencing the base spirit of grted and envy and ignor ance and clas hatred. Tney were try ing to do what Lenine and Trotsky have done to Russia. '•The 1. W. W. leaders have been convicted of disloyalty and yet it was to the Mad of this organization* sedilion in any State: while the unfortunate en- tanglements this organization ha9 permitted with those whose purpose is clearly to undermine the American Government, to reduce its fighting ef ficiency and to give aid to the enemy, is an indictment against the Non partisan League from which it can never clear itself in the estimate of patriotic, red-blooded American citi zens, farmers «nd otherwise. If the Non-Partisan League has not actual ly surrendered itself to disloyal prac tices, it has at least trifled with its reputation to a degree sufficient to put it under suspicion in the eyes of every true American. MM Int -j The Big Stone marshal last week brought up L. W. Larson from that towo to Milbank on a charge of bringing liquor into the state and took him before Justiee Bleser. The defendant waived examination and was bound over to the district li- a~nd~d[s]o7aUyVnd I were seeking to 1 W. O. Haywood, that the secretary of the Nonpartisan league wrote on April 6, 1917, a letter in which he spoke of 'this damned war business.' "There isn't German abroad, or a pro-German at home who does not wish sucoess to the Nonpartisan league as present controlled and to the I. W. W." Colonel Roosevelt asserted that the two great issues at this time were put the war successfully through and In* sisl on thorough-going AmeneaalSRI* Call tor 21 Kea. The local draft board has receiv ed a call for 20 men to be sent to Ft. Winfield Scott, Cal. These must be taken from last year's reg istrants. the registrants of this year not yet being eligible lor the draft. The men will leave have sometime not yet definitely fixad between Oct. 21st and Oet. 26th. Following have received notice tOL appear for induction, but i may yet be made* will be enrolled: T^. 4 -N is ??v ''t/ n» V t'f "/Vi m, i RN-MSM that At leaden of f&e Doti-puil— san league are generally recognised to be of the dislsoyal element is be* yond dispute. The grest majority of the league members .may be thoroughly patriotic, but berause of the disloyal and seditious char acter of the leaders, some of whom have been convicted, others who are under indictment, and others who at one time or another indicated their sympathy for the I. W. W. and disloyal socialism, the loyal and patriotic members of the league are practically casting influence on the side of disloyalty. No man in all the country has been more intimate ly identified with reform movement than has ThedHore Roosevelt. Af ter a thorough examination of the league's practical work, here la what he says of the non-partisan league in a speech at Billings last week: *'There are real and grave causes for complaint among the farmers here in the northwest," the former president continued as he read from a paper figuc$s which purported to show discrepancies in connection with prices paid for wheat and in freight rates, put he asserted thai "many of the remedies proposed are not only false, put mischievous, and very grave harm may be caused by the character of the agitation cos ducted by tome of the men who pro fess to be seeking these remedies. 'To introduce state socialism as a. relief for these conditions would re sult in nothing but widespread dam age. Some of the conditions com plained of can be met by state action. There should be Federal control of elevators and flour mills with es tablished terminal, elevators at con venient points. ••V ••••9 fW, ii i'4 1 i.W if/" 4 St n. that and only twenty George McMann, David Brown, Harry Bobn. Peter DeWtlde, Fred Abraham, Elmer Christian, Arthur Hanson, Einer J. PMsrson, Francis Kelly, Julius Kamle, Brick Wetfpi Glen UustefMMs, Fred Schmidt, Yonker, Harass Hubbard* Henry Ja cobs, Alvln Olson. Edward George Manthey, Edgar Fonder ward Schneider, Llovd Thee, Hamilton and Elton Taylor. David Maloy, another of the Mil«o bank boys, heard the bugle calling him and he answered by enlisting in the mechanical branch of the Marines, he came home Saturday morning from Minneapolis to visit his parents before departing for tra||i^ caaip.»t Paris Wai SL Ce o"" ^-Y, John P. Eriokson olos cattle and SXO.OOO worj Waubav, Friday Oct. sharp—Baird of Aberdeen Jones, Auetioneecfc -miv .. •-*-.'AV-M#* 1' V-'