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NEW TWIRLER 1 IS BIG HELP FRANKLIN LATEST .lOHXSOV, llKAVKS RECRUIT. SHOWS CLASS IX EXHIBITION AT mXKlMOX, Franklin Johnson, the new twirler secured by Manager "Hemic" Scharn weber from Omaha this week, gave a brilliant exhibition of pitching in the six innings he was on the mound for the Craves in their game at Plankiulon yesterday afternoon. In ciSeliittilly jJitT'liell won liv a score of 10 to The big fellow showed that he had the"stuff" and with hint and Fann er and lleebe 011 the pitching staff Mitchell is at last in the shape they IjAve tried to reach all season. During tlie six innings, Johnson whiffed ty.elve, nen and held litem without a hit.,He showed that'lie had speed, Control and the ability lo gauge his batter*. vVndy Butler, who can do a classy job of flinging himself when he isn't holding down the llrst sack, finished the last three innings. Butler let Plankinton down with a pair of hits the two safe clouts and two boots let ting the opposition score three runs in the eighth inning. One of the features of the game was the showing behind the hat of Donald Donga 11, who looks like a ballplayer in every 'game. WESSINGTON HAS LAKE FOR BATHS JERAULD COUNTY SEAT ENJOYS FROM ITS SPRINGS FA CI 1,1- TIES OK FA MOl'S Rli SORTS. ^*7-- Wesslnglonl Springs, S. D.—Hot weather holds no terrors for the peo ple of Wessington Springs and vicin ity since the opening of an artificial lake for bathing purposes. The com "merfial cinb several months ago .bought a strip of 'ground containing -about ten acres, including the draw In which the offerflow from the na tural springs flows and has complet ed a fine lake about 300 by ISO feet, varying in deeplli from eighteen feet .'down to nothing. Hundreds have been enjoying the clear spring water 'the temperature being perfect for bathing. Merchants are selling bath ing suits as fast as they receive them Wessington Springs is watered by 'twoenomious natural springs which 'are located in the hills adjoining 'town and high enough to furnish the mecessary prefesiire by its- own grav ity. Thousands of .gallons of pure 'f^parklifig water liave,:been running •away in th'e overflow which now has :fllod the new lake and is running .Ihjrougii' tfrV'spilUvay, keeping the water cle&r arid 'firestt all the time. .J The 4^k« tfnfl parking is now own .ftd'by 'thejcilj^liepeoplc having de to pur 's fjhftsV recent' special t^e^ion"v,iiitho\igli.:yery ...little -has J^-been'-done- in-- regnr'l to improving '^'Wd ^beantifyin^-'the lake and park, ft bli pr'ojgriitt Ms'being laid out. No :s- lmercenaVy'iMt)iive' ttldS'-'tieen encour- aged ih",tl(e''jjr6$'oSitioh' not* Will 'be tolerate^-' iiSatli''houses arfc being erected and will bti open to the pub lic at no fcharge.5'- NEWEXPRESS & RECEIPTS USED SHIPPERS HEREAFTER MUST riKJX NAME AND MAKE DEC LARATIOX OW ACTUAL' VALUE. The now express receipt forms com plying with the recent ruling the interstate commerce commission compelling shippers to sign their name 'before shipments will be made, have been received at the local ex pirees offices and hereafter will be used: for. all receipted shipments. -.This new ruling also involves the valuation of shipments and from now on'It will be imperative that, the ac tual value of each and every one be specified, in writing. When goods ^re hidden, from view by wrapping tyoxing or other means and the ex press company is not notified of the •character thereof, the shippers dec laration Of such actual value may be made by notation "not exceeding |50." Shipments hereafter will be refusr ed if the shipper does not designate tjie actual value of the shipment. X'he amount of 0. O. D. or invoice accompanying the shipnient may no longer be accepted as a declaration of the value of the shipment. 77 ———o DRUNK ON EXTRACT, IS KILLED BY FALL Brilton, S. D.—Henry B. Seim, liv ing live miles west and three miles Bputh of Langford, was found dead on the road four miles west of Lang ford. It is stated Seim, the day of of his death, sold a load of corn at Langford, and then purchased a -'-.quantity' of hard cider and vanilla .ostract, and became intoxicated from .•drinking a combination of the two. I,fo then drove put,of town, and turn ed toward home, driving his horses .on the run. He was thrown out, &t,rising 911 his head and crushing his 1 .sjtulL.. A.wife with a two wqeks' old .bftby and twp\qtlier children, both sgiall, sUrvive'liim. 0 J&ARG1N OF ONE VOTE GIVES OFFICE OF MAYOR Wagner, S.- D.,—Henry C. Schnei der de facto mayor of Wagner for the past three months has emerged vie Kjr in the. election contest brought. to .contest was brought yas that an P' cc sf 1 LOCAL NOTES l'mni Saturday's Daily. Mrs. Anna Scott, and 'son John Scott, left this morning for aweek's visit with friends at Philip,, S. D. Chamberlain- Register: Oney Sweet was in from Mitchell the lat ter part, of last week visiting at tiie \Y. I*. Sweet home, lie ami family have just moved back from Oregon to Mitchell and where they expect to make their future homo Miss Ethel Bush, of Detroit. Minn., is the guest of her sister, Mrs. A. (". Cordry. Miss Bush probably will be here for most 01' the summer. II. M. Sparks, assistant city en gineer, returned yesterday from Brookings, where he has had charge oi' the preliminary survey for the Brookings county drainage project, by which the Big Sioux river will be diverted from its. course for a dis tance of 14 miles. Mr. Sparks will prepare his report 011 the work dur ing the next week. Mrs. J. L. McComish arrived home last evening from Carroll, la., where he had been called by the illness and death of her mother, Mrs. Anna Vocller, who passed away July 111. The deceased was SI years old. Manson Fitts and family have been visiting friends and relatives at Ar tesian this week. Letcher Chronicle-Blade: Leonard Tormey and Anna Hopkins were married at Mitchell Tuesday of this week. Both contracting parties are well known in Letcher having lived Mere since childhood. Mr. and Mrs. Tormey will make their home here. The Chronicle-Blade extends con gratulations. The band concert at the court house square was heard and enjoyed by a'i large crowd, the lawn and the nearby streets being filled. Under the leadership of John Cafarro, the band has mado,a good showing. The pro gram consisted of popular and stand ard numbers worthy ot the hearty ipplause they received. J. C. Lehman, president of the newly organized farmers' elevator company at lletts, stated today that preliminary steps had been started for the erection of an elevator. Carl Boyden will leave this evening on a vacation trip to Lake Okoboji, la. Mr. and Mrs. J. C. Wood and Ut ile son departed this afternoon oh a trip to Watertown. Mr. Wood will lie gone about two weeks, Mrs. Wood and the babv remaining for a month longer. Mr. and Mrs. August Schaub de parted last evening for Madison, Wis. vteit their daughter, Miss Anna Schaub, a student at the Sacred Heart academy. Charles Alexander, conductor on the Milwaukee road, is congratulat ing ,himself on the little effect the bad storm of Thursday) afternoon had on his farm, six miles south of Mt. Vernon. Although the farms 011 ill,sides were hit by. liail,- Mr 'Alex ander's property escaped with no damage to speak of. The special tralnbri.nging down Company F. Separate Company D, of-Parker and Company M. of Yank ton, was scheduled to reach Mitchell it 3 o'clock this afternoon from Red field, where the national guard has been holding its annual encampment ut Camp ITagman. Lieut. H. G. Mey sr and Sgt. Whitney Morris return ed this morning from Redfield. G. Day Smith, who has been visit ing for the past week at the home of Mitchell relatives, returned this morning to Kansas City, Mo., where he is a reporter 011 the Star. Mrs. Nel3 Jensen was hostess to the Crocus cdlub at its meeting 011 Wedneday afternoon. It was decided *o hnve a picnic in East park on July •?8 for the members and their fami lies. each member to bring a lunch for her Own group. Miss Haze] Wagner, of Sioux Falls has been visiting relatives and friends this week in Mitchell. Mrs. L. W. Lewis will leave Mon day morning for Portland, Ore., "where she will visit her two daugh ters and her son. From Portland she ixpects to go to San Diego, Calif. Hog cholera conditions have shown considerable improvement during the first half of July, according to tin bi-monthly letter to fanners to day from S. M. Smith, inspector in charge of the local federal bureau. Dr. Smith states that necro-bacillos is exists in many herds, without any evidence of hog cholera and appears »o be especially prevalent in young ,nigs. But six new outbreaks of chol •'era have been found in July, three •'n Perry township, two in Mt. Yer uoji township and one in Betilah township. WhiUier Calif., News: Mr. and Mrs F- L. Mover of Mitchell. S. 1)., were recent visitors at the home of Mr. »nd Mrs. R. 15. Powell at 148 South /.'Iilton avenue. Mr. and Mrs. Moyer |-re touring southern California, and Will visit both expositions, before iheir return east. They are now at ,Long Beach the. guests ot former Mit chell friends. From Monday's Daily. Miss Bertine Metcalfe left Satur day evening for a visit with friends in Minneapolis. W. IT. Fritz departed yesterday af ternoon for Seattle, Wash., where he will join Mrs. Fritz and children, who are visiting at. home of her mother., i/tw•«, Mayor A. 1£. Hitchcock s'pent Sat urday in Sioux Falls conferring with City Engineer Howe regarding that city's asphalt paving specifications and examining the streets paved there recently. d. by August Talberg F. W. Owens and superintendent or the railroad eating .(fiareuce Potter over the spring elec- houses of the Inter-State company April 20, by which he had m, headquarters in Mitchell, yes ,. !$c6ived- a majority of one vote for t-erdixy took possession of the Ward t||P office. The ground upon1 which ca anc O'Connell, for some time cafeteria in Aberdeen, which he hag purchase(1 election hadln ,and baby came down yesterday from Vt Aberdeen for a visit with friends here. ,. rs. O'Connell Ryland Kilibee left Saturday even^- »-in 1 1 1 'wfim'J ing and Herbert Metcalfe. Sundav evening for Lake Okoboji, In., when they will enjoy a short vacation Otto Rich, of \lbion. Neb. has taken a position as salesman 111 the Becker clothing store Miss Gertrude Chappell, Of the Dakota Wosleyan faculty, left this morning 011 an extended trin to southern and western points. She will visit the Grand Canon in Ariz ona, Albui|urque X. M.. and the ex positions at San Diego and San Fran cisco. returning home by way of Portland, Ore Harry Kjelmyr. of Huron, was vis iting at liis former home here over Sunday. Miss Vera Volin. who has been visiting for the past week at the home of her sister. Mrs. R. I". Hardic returned yesterdav to her home at Volin. S. n. Mrs. John Burke anil ^laughter. Miss Alice Burke, of Hot' Springs S I)., are visiting at the home of Mrs. Burke's mother, Mrs. 10. Spang ler. Mrs. L. \Y. Lewis departed this morning for Portland. Ore., where she will visit at the homes of two daugthers and a sou. She also will attend the exposition at Kan Diego Calif., before returning. The heavy rain of Saturday even ing caused the post ponmonl of the game with the Spencer club, of the Corn Belt league, which had been scheduled for yesterday at Tobins' park. Tonight the Kansas 'city Red Sox are 011 the card for a game with Mitchell at (1:15 o'clock at Hitchcock park. The Kansas Cityans also will he played on Wednesday- night of this week, at *lhe same time and place, LUMBER KINGS DRUB BARBERS DEFEAT TOXSORIA I ATHLETES liV 111 TO 2 TALLY IX TWI LIGHT LEAGUE RATTLE The lumbermen still remain in the 1,000 percentage at. the top of the ""wllip.ht league, sharing honors with the clerks, as the result of their tns Oe with the barbers at Hitchcock nark last evening by a 10 to 2 count. The timber magnates shingled their opponents in a game that revealed surprising strength. Wallace MacLean hurled the game for the lumbermen, whiffing seven of the artists of the razor and hold ing them to but four safe clots. Ferd Dingier was on the mound for the barbers. Boots behind him and timely hits beat the barbers in the first two Innings, as he held his opponents on even terms for the last half battle. Two hits and three boots scored Maclean, G. Nobis, Treganza and Nolt in the first frame. MacLean scored again in the second on a pass ed ball and two more runs were made on Nolt's two base clot. Hits by Mac Lean and G. Nobis in tlie second and a base on balls for Hass gave the lumbermen two rns in the third and Treganza tallied in the seventh. A1 Church singled in the fifth for the second hit off MacLean, scoring on Bob Smith's three-ply drive to left field. An error behind the plate for Ed Donk, who had walked, gave the. barbers their last and second run in the seventh inning. Winnie Woodman officiated in the game. The. lineup of the lmbermen was MacLean, p: G. Nobis, «s Treganza, 3b Nuolt, Derr, cf Trombley, lb Haas If Molir, 3b M. Nobis, rf. Bar bers—Westby, rf Winters, 2b, 3b and If Donk lb and 2b Dingier, Chrch, ss McGavern, Smith, 3b, 2b and lb Anderson, If Fergsuon c. f. Rats Are Trapped. Prior to the Twilight league bat tle, the "Rats" and the "Twilights" played, the game being started at o'clock in the afternoon. The "Twi lights" composed of players from the Twilight league, wone over the rodents by a ti to 4 score. The game was a close one until the finish. H. G. Slaughter was the umpire. The lineups: "Rats"-—Khiney, Soper. Fisk, Browning, Berquist, Walsh, Brott, Yates, Doane and Neish, "Twilight"—MaLean, Ott, Nolt, Woodman, Nobis. Treganza, Meiscnhokler, Wliyte, Dielil and Derr. LISBON FARMERS PICNIC THURSDAY ANNUAL GATHERING OF TOWN SHIP WILL HE 1IKLI) AT GIF KOR1VS GROYIO—MAYOR WILL SPEAK. Everev farmer of Lisbon township with his wife, sons and daughters, is planning to attend the annual picnic of the Lisbon Farmers' club, which will be held in Gilford Bros, grove 011 Thursday of this week. The scene of the festivities is "located live miles south of Belts. Mayor A. IC, Hitchcock, of Mitch ell, lias been chosen as the speaker of the day. On the program will be horse races, loot races and a base ball game. The picnic dinner will be 110 small feature of the affair and good music will be provided for the entertainment of the picnickers. Last year, many Mitchell people attended the Lisbon picnic. MOTORCYCLIST IS HELD FOR DEATH YOUNG MAX OF LEAD CHARGED WITH MANSLAUGHTER FOR RUNNING INTO PEDES .1 TR1AX. sv" Deadwood, S. D.—Charging man slaughter iu the first degree, the state's attorney caused the arrest of Gerald Harrigan of Lead, the young motorcyclist who ran into and killed near here William Pierce ten days jago. The coroner's jury rendered a .verdict of "due to recklessness and careless driving on the part of Har rigan" and it later developed that he had no license for his machine, had never applied for one, and car ried neither lights, horn nor signal ling device. The state law makes kill ing under such circumstances man slaughter so the authorities have de cided to prosecute Harrigan. HA ABUSE. I ''4 ANDERSON ALSO IS "MENTIONED" AUKOItA COUNTY MAX ADDED TO SUGGESTIONS KOIl DEMO CRATIC GIRERXATOU •. 5 I Vli NOMIN ATION. Duringi-the past week two addi tional probable candidates for the office of governor on the democratic ticket have been mentioned. They are Z. A. Crain, of Redfield, and ('. D. \nderson, of Aurora county, the lat ter in a recent campaign in South Dakota having been 011 the democra tic ticket as a candidate for the office of lietenant governor.) Other men •vho had previously been mentioned 11 connection with the office of gov ernor on the democratic ticket are rtepresentative Rinehart of Penning ton county State Senator J. 13. Zie 'jach, of Buffalo county, and A. E. Hitchcock of Mitchell. All are said lo be good men and well qualified or the high office they made decide to seek. TOIIXSOX I'Olt CONGRESS: I-ierre, S .D.—Julius H. Johnson, of Fort Pierre is the latest candidate to announce that lie will be a repub lican candidate in the primaries next year for congress from the third dis rict. This announcement puts two candidates in the field already 111 the republican list, with the Black Hills section to be heard from and with Iho probability that there will be at 'east one if not more aspirants in he field from that section. State Senator J. G. Barline of Lyman, a candidate for the republican nomin ation in tlie last campaign in which he was a close second to Judge llice, is again out. Judge Williamson, also of Lyman, present circuit judge of the eleventh circuit may also enter the Held in response to much urging. Dr. Redfield, of Rapid City, has been charged with having congressional ambitions, and some one from the northern Hills is practically certain lo be in the game before the entries are closed. HIPPLE DENIES ANY CONTEMPT GEORGE KINGSBURY TAKKS RE SPONSIBILITY FOR ARTICLE :I:FLECTIXG OX THE SUPREME COUKTJ®?P8F$ *\'»N Pierre, S. D.—The- hearing in the order to show cause'in the contempt hearing against J. 10. Hippie, publish er of (lie Capital Journal of this city, was called in the supreme court this morning and affidavits were present ed by Hippie'denying personal know ledge of the'publication, and 110 de sire in any way reflect upon the court and that no publication would have been made had he known of the article. A11 affidavit was made by George Kingsbury, taking all responsibility for the article in question and one by S. A. Travis verifying a conversa tion with Joe Kirby like the one printed. The slate presented a num ber of articles published in the Cap ital-Journal and an adjournment was taken to this afternoon. ROAD CONGRESS DELEGATES. ^Pierfet^. DJ—rGovernor Byrne has appointed as ablegates to the Pan ama Road Congress, which is to meet in 'Oakland, California, September, 13 to 1*7, E. C. Issenhuth. of Redfield, N. O. Monsrud, of Sioux Falls Ren M. Wood, of Rapid City, and Frank M. Rood, of Pierre, CROOK IN TAIL, NO SALE OF MULE t! THE DACHSUND.- ISN'T THIS DISCRIMINATION INTERNATIONAL E.A.W cooi» Kansas Court Rules About Mules and Tails—Crook Invalidates the Sale. Kansas City, Mo.—Rules as to mules' tails entered into the proceed ings of the Kansas City court of ap peals when the court held, in affirm ing a Cass county decision, that the buyer of a mule which proved to have a crooked tail when the animal had been represented to be "sound," is entitled to recover the cost price. James R. Connelly, a farmer, brought sxiit against Alonzo Parish, also a farmer, for the purchase price of two mules which lie alleges he had bought from Parish believing them to be sound. Later, he said, he discov ered they had crooks in their tails. No expert testimony was adduced to show what effect crooked talis had on the value of mules as farm animals. SHAVED HIS WAY TO FREEDOM Razor Tcter Showed Judge How the Colored Men Do It Down South. \. Chicago.—William Woods, a negro youth of I'axton, 111., shaved his way to freedom in the boys' court. Ar rested on suspicion in a railroad yaj'd 011 the west side, he was arraigned on a c/aarge of disorderly conduct. "Why are you toting a razor around?" asked Judge Dolan. I shave with it," said Woods. by, you have no beard." 1 "I shave my head." Nonsense—you'd cut your ears off." "Down south all the colored men do it. Give me soap and water and I'll shave my head." "Go into the anteroom and make good," said the judge. Five minutes later when he dis played his scalp the judge discharged him. i1- "PONY" OF BEER CAUSE OF GRIEF MAX WHO ORDERS TT LOSES TWO KEGS AXI) MAY WHO TAKES IT is FlXli|)-Jtii!.-. 1 j? Tins is the story o£ j''pony" kegs of beer ordered last Saturday from the nearest oasis in the Sahara of prohibition. Ethan. Only Charley Chaplin could have figured out more grief from that innocent receptacle of malt and bops. William Gorham decided Satur day morning to go a fishing and first wont down to Ethan to lay iln his bait. He ordered two "ponies" one of them for his friend. Will Murphy. He also filled the cornmisary. located in the region of his hip pockets, with .two pints of rare 1 I Bunbon, Inside of Gorham trickled enough of both liquids, w^ile at Ethan to ,(•»' t! impede his navigation, and hence he promptly fell under the eagle eye of one of the tin-starred crew on his return on Saturday afternoon's train. A quarter he hsld preserved to pay the express 011 the two kegs of beer went to buy hook and line for the fishing trip. Mr. Murphy began lo inquire af ter his "pony" and found it. was in the stable of the Wells-Fargo com pany at the depot. Presuming, as swore in court this morning, that Gorham had paid the expressage, he LEAVES FIFTY GRANDCHILDREN MEXNOXITE CLERGYMAN OF E E A N A S 1 E S N ANTS AT TIME OF DEATH carried off the keg from the depot without signing for it. He enlisted tents first bad been sold to (lie Cos James Spears and his wagon to cart! I' reeman, S. D.—Survived by one hundred and thirty-five descendants, including fifty grand-children, Rev. Jacob 1). Goering, for many years. others located near Freeman', the colony near here being one of the most, prosperous of the numerous Mennonite colonies in the west. Rev. Mr. Goering also is survived by a widow,, who is eighty years of age. They were married sixty-four years ago. o— Pierre, S. D.—Among the successful applicants for admission to the bar at tlie re eut examination before tho supreme court was Ole II.' Flow, a native of the Black Ililfs, who has worked under thfe handicap of blind ness from birth. For years he made his way in tho world as a piano tuner, but aspired to the law,.and securing a copy of Black stone, had his sister read the work to him. At the examinations the questions were read to Flow by one of the court stenographers, and his answers were •written out on an ordinary type, writer, he never having recourse to the machines arranged especially lor the blind. CAPITOL STRUCK: IN EVERY STORM? Dli CUSTODIAN OF STATU IIOUNI-: SAYS LIGHTNING NEARLY ALWAYS HITS TIIE ROOF 'crre, S. !).- One of the tlag poles he stale building was struck by tiling Friday night and badly lered. Custodian Sunder:, says building is si ruck in practically electrical storm which sweeps this section, but the copper roof steel frame work carries it ol'f out any damage other than, the which anyone would get it in vic.nity of the place where the cut happened to strike. 111 I ligli shat tin ev Cly over and with jar 1 he cur t: CHAMBERLAIN Chamberlain,S. 1).,— The body of an unknown man was lound SundaN afternoon in the driftwood caught in the Milwaukee bridge crossing the Missouri river at this place, lie was a man about I'orly years old, weigh ing ISO pounds, sandv mustache, black hair. The body was badlv de composed and had perhaps been 111 the water two weeks. Tlie inquest not vet held. KIMBALL ITEMS Kimball, S. 11.— Harllett Quirk the little son of ex-mayor Quirk ol this city, had a close call from accidental death about nine o'clock Saturday morning. The little fellow was pass ing a number poster boards just, north of the Quirk residence and the heavy wind caused the structure to fall over on the sidewalk pining the hoy underneath, bruising I11111 badly 'iid injuring his hack, but it is thought that he will recover with no serious results. Very heavy rains nearly everv day last week will cause quite a de lay to fanners getting into their Held lo harvest the enormous small grain crop raised here this year. The heavy rains caused a rise ol some thing like 10 feet ill the Missouri and has again taken out the Milwaukee railroad toothpick bridge Cham berlain. MANY RUSES TO 1 OBTAIN LIQUOR RUSSIANS EYEN ORGANIZE ROII REKIES TO SECURE LIQUOR DIOXIEI) RY THE CZ\R'S UKASE. Berlin, Germany.- Desperate chances in obtaining liquor have been taken by the Russian Cossacks and sundry civilians in trying to gel around the prohibition rules ol the groat empire, according lo stories thai drift back to Germany by way of returning troops. Not long after the dialed order or ukase Went* into effect tliero began a wholesale transportation of liquor toward the inner part of Russia from the towns and cilies in the west. Those in charge of the big shipments, as their first move in turning a penny began to report that many or tlio bottles bail been broken in transit. Thev failed to state that the con- sap off the plunder and late Sunday night transparent ruse when the breaking both were arrested on the charge of. become so alarmingly great, as to theft, the "pony" and its contents, open the eyes of the authorities. Tho now gone, being appraised at a value next game was to become the victim of $1.75. |of a robber attack. The liquor Irans- In municipal court this morning porters again and again were found Gorham drew a $5 tine for being beside their teams or wagons, bound drunk and Murphy $25 for the theft and gaged, while their wares were of the keg of beer. Mr. Spears satis- gone fled the court that he was innocent I This too sulficed only for a time, of any wrongdoing. The climax came for the police soon discovered tho when Mrs. Gorham protested against, "stolen" vodka in the possession ol her husband getting the other keg, [landlords in towns near the sceues reposing in the express office, andjof the "attacks". Those who want the repentent spouse agreed to send ed liquor had to get bolded accord it back to Fthan. ks. bill they had to give up, this ingly, and even held up trains and robbed whole ears of their precious contents. Needless to say, the train crews were in league with the rob bers. ,a MISS ROSE BOWER TO AID N. Y. CAMPAIGN frage Yor one of the best known Mennonite Chapman Catt in that state for votes clergymen of South Dakota and the for women. Miss Bower will leave west, passed away yesterday at his here in a few days and campaign in home near Moundridge, Kan., ac-,New York until the polls close, us cording to a telegram received by ing lier cornet, and her whistling abil relatives here. He was eighty-five ity to catch the crowds. years of age and was greatly beloved I by the thousands of Menonites who I reside in this vicinity and in other parts of South Dakota. He was born in Russia, and upon attaining man hood and in order to evade military Pierre, S. D.—Miner county's duty, which was in conflict with liis population for 1915 is S007, an in religious principles, himself ans crease of 34(i or 4.5 per cent in tho family and a large, number of his past five years. The. towns of Ilow neighbors came to the United States, ard, Carthage and Canova show 1GC this being in 1874. The colonists di- of this increase, the rest being in vided after reaching the west and the country. The county has 12:i8 .part of them went to Kansas and the children under six years, and 257.1 of Rapid City, S. D.—Miss Rose Bower one of the best known suf- ttes and temperance workers in the state has acce pted a call to New stale to assist Mrs. Carrio MINER COUNTY SHOWS 15 GAIN IN POPULATION school age. It has 2294 voters, 1703 men of military age. 434!) persons have common school education, 145 high school, 20 normal, college, and 26/college graduates, with 12 illiterates. Ther.e1ai'e,927 males and 49il females 6v£n iigliteen years of age unmarried. Homes are owned by "2o:s persons.^Of the foreign born !37 are German, 212 Norway, and lf2 Sweden. *, —o— REUMATISM YIELDS QUICKLY TO SLOAN'S. You cant prevent an attack of itheu matism from coming on, but you can stop it almost immediately. Sloan's Liniment gently applied to the sore joint or musclo penetrates in a few minutes to the inflamed spot that causes the pain. It soothes the bot, tender swollen feeling, and in a very short time brings a relief that is al most unbelieveabie until you exper ience it. Get a bottle of Sloan's Lini ment for 25c of any Druggist and have it in the house—against Colds Sore and Swollen Joints*'JAlfeili&igo, Sciatic and life ajimeuis^Jfoor mon ey Tjrfek-If not satisfied thrrit does give almost Instant relief.