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Meat Market. k ' Jr - 1L D. ORHRANB. Meats. Fish. Poultry. Game Thr Frufhfst *nd Be*t, »t *ll Season*- Oooda delivered free to any pert of the citj. Bargain Store. The Cheapest Place lu the City For Lamps. Glassware. Notions. Paints. Wall Paper. Etc. KURIKO, a peerless blood purifier, and OLE*OID,an excellent liniment. CHRISTIAN HANSON. NEW JORDAN HOUSE! W. r. JORDAN. Prop. iggTTbis new brick hotel is the largest, most comfortable and arranged house in the city. Every thing is strictly first-class. pleasant rooms, elegant furniture, and the best service. ADAMANT WALL PLASTER YOUMANS BROS. & HODGINS’ WILL L. RULE. Agent. North-Western THE DIRECT THROUGH LINE TO CE'CiGO AID ALL OTHER! POINTS rrn *o operated u to meet the re qsirements of through and local travel, providing fast throngh trains with close connections for Bt. Paul, Minneapolis, Sioux City, Council Bluffs, Omaha, Den ver, San Francisco, Oregon, AND ALL POINTS IN Montana, Washington, Oregon, i California, British Columbia. gyPalace Sleeping and Dining Cars are ran on all throngh trains. Colonist Sleeping Cars on overlan rains to Cali (Praia and Oregon. Free Chair Cars on the Denver Limited. For time of trains, tickets, and ail information, an ply to Bta tlon Agents of the Chicago A Northwest •ra or the General Agent at £ ; Chicago. W. i TH&ALL, - - - Qaa. Iftm. A't. V, H. HEWKAf, Third Vioe-Prss. I.M.VBITMAV, - - Osnaral Man RISING SUN 1 am Bxclanive agent for (Successor to O. Carlson.) STOP AT THE CALL AND SEE —THE— —AT LUMBER OFFICE. THE CHICAGO AND— RAILWAY. SOUTH DAKOTA NOTES. South Dakota wavranlt a»» quoted at 90 cents 01 ihe «»<»ilar. One thousand hogs were -lopped from Tindall one day last wee*. A. D. McGill. Highmore's leading dry goods dealer, has assigned. The government sigual offle has loaned the Yankton observation outfit to Yank* ton college. Sioux Falls gets $150,000 for a public building, according to the house bill passed Tuesday. Gettysburg only has a train three days a week. Before the railroad came the town had a daily mail. Yankton Sioux Indians in council voted, SOU to u, set to sell their surplus lands to the government. The sheriff of Minnehaha county wants $882.00 for closing the Sioux rails sa loons, according to a bill presented. Daring October and November 434 entries, comprising 80,289 acres of land, were made at the Huron land office. H. C. Sorenson, dealer in agricultural implements at Webster, 8. D., has failed. His assets equal his liabilities. The annual meeting of the South Da kota Educational association will be held at Sioux Falls Dec. 29, and con tinue for three days. From 300 to 600 men are employed by the three quarry companies Of Sioux Falls, and the annual output of stone reaches over $400,000. Governor Mellette lias issued a proc lamation calling for a special election Dec. 30, for the purpose of electing a state senator for the First district, vice Crill. deceased. President Orr and Secretary Hackett, of the S >uth Dakota Republican State league, have issued a call for the meet of that body at Pierre, Tuesday, Jan. 6, the day set for the assembling of the leg islature. Dr. C. P. Biased, of Valley Springs, is arrested charged with manslaughter in the second degree in poisoning a man named Scheffer, to whom he gave an overdose of morphine. Biased asserts his innocence. Business men of Yaukton declare the prohibitory law a failure, and it is pro posed to start up* two breweries that nave been idle since May, with the aim of keeping at home some of the money which is now sent out of the state. During the progress of the Pease con test case at Mitchell. Mr. Pease at tempted to strike ,Mr. Hannett, the op posing attorney, when Timor Spangler, a stenographer, interfered. Pease tripped Spangler and assaulted him. Dick Hibbs, a printer, got on a big drunk at Hot Springs, and while in that condition net fire to a printing office there, from which he had been dis charged. He has been sentenced to seven years in the Sioux Falls pen. He has a wife and seven children. The Bank of Britton, the pioneer bank of Mitchell county* has closed its doors. Berston and Guil lander were the pro prietors. and G. E. McDougall the as signee. All obligations wiu be met, and it is supposed the asxiru’oent was made to close up the bosiues Gen. Pease, appointed under the Sioux bill adi*v»* the las- m* incurred by settlers on the Crow Creek reserva tion who suffered by reason of Presi dent Cleveland's order with i-awhig the same from market in 1885. iiaa estab lished headquarters in Chamlwrlain. The civil actions instituted last sum mer agaiust “hole in-thc-wal!" keepers of Aberdeen have t»een dismissed by consent of the county commissioners, the accused agreeing to disco itinue the sale of original packages and paving the cost of the suits. Supplies for distribution among the needy in northern and western counties of South Dakota are beginning to arrive at Huron. Considerable feed and fuel went through there rhnrsdav, destined for points vsffiere the giv»; e*t need ex ists. Committees are striving to get sur plus supplies in while the pleasant weather continues. A short time ago a Sioux Falls family received a l*>x of clothing from friends in another state, and just ten (lays from the receipt of that box, two ease* of roa lignant scarlet fever brok oat. It has juat been learned that four years ago there was a case of scarlet fever in the family of the sender. The clothing had been in a trank for four yean and the germs of the disease retained their fatal power daring that time. On a late trip to town from his Little Castle Creek ranch. Joe Reynolds told The Rapid City Reunblican a story of the finding of two skeletons, one of a man the other of a bear, lying together near the head of Little Rapid creek. The find was made by a party of hnnters about a month ago. An old mated banting knife was also found near the spot. These are no donbt all that re main to tell the tale of a terrible forest tragedy of many years ago. A meeting of court clerks from various parts of the state at Huron Thursday haa resulted In the formation of an organization to be known as the Sonth Dakota Court Clerks’ association. J. L. .Spaulding, of Huron, was chosen president; W. M. Rogers, secretary and treasurer. The object, of the organiza tion is to secure certain legislation and to establish a uniform scale of feed and manner of keeping court records. An executive committee was appointed to take charge of legislative matters. A * wo days’ session of the joiut terri torial commission,was held last week at Bismarck, and the finances between the two states adjusted. Several heated discussions were indulged in on differ ent points, the principal one being whether South Dakota should pay in terest on the warrants outstanding from the time of the admission of the states mn ■» into the Union, or npon filial settlement of the commissions. It was finally compromised, beginning with last July. South Dakota’s share of this debt is $150,000. The Bioux City and Northwestern lias filed articles of incorporation with the secretary of state of South Dakota. The capital stock is $10,000,000, and the in corporators and directors A. S. Garret son, D. F. Hedges, 8. L. Dows, T. P. Gere and J. T. Dunoombe. The road will run through Dixon, Cedar, Knox, Holt and Kevapasha counties in Ne braska. and Gregory, Tripp. Meyer, Pratt, Wasliabaugh, Logenoeel. Jack eon,' Nviwliu, Zeibach, Penuingtou, Meade, Lawrence, Washington and Cuater in South Dakota. EVENTS EPITOMIZED. Hew* From All Section* of Thl* «n<l For eign Count rlee. A mechanic’s lien for $76,643 h«s been filed against Dr. Tal mage’s Brooklyn Tabernacle. The masons of Lippe, to the number of 12,000, will strike in a fortnight for an increase of wages. Benjamin M. Stillwell, an old and well know’ll lawyer of New York, died suddenly Wednesday night. Polk Wilson was convicted at Cham bersburg, Pa., of uttering eighty oaths, and sentenced to eighty days iu jail. Two sons of the czar eff Russia, Nich olas Alexandrovitch and George Alex androvitch, will come to America next spring. The schoouer sank off Harborville, N. S., in the gale of Dec. 1, when all hands were lost, is believed to have beeu the Daniel Marcy. of Boston. The Dun-Wiman agency reports con siderable increase in failures in Canada during the last quarter, as compared with the same period last year. Henry George is at present lying at his home in New* York suffering from nervous prostration, caused by over work. His condition is not serious. Chief Mayes has received a telegram from the Lucas Cattle company, of Col orado, askiug him if lie wili entertain a bid of $30,000,000 for the Cherokee strip. A joint note has been sent to the gov ernment of Holland by the European powers with regard to Dutch in the Congo state. It is thought the colleague will have the desired effect. It is reported at Zanzibar that the sultan of Vitu and his followers have destroyed an English mission station on the Tana river. Several native Chris tians were killed by the sultan’s people. The owners of the Dominion Cotton mills company, which now controls all the mills in Canada, have decided to sell out. An advance in cottou may be looked for, as the mills have lost money of late. Steamers to convey troops to Mozam bique have been chartered by the gov ernment of Portugal. Four hundred students of Lisbon, Oporto and Coimbra universities have already enlisted for the expedition. 3 Rubinstein's resignation of the direc torship of the "St. Petersburg conserva tory is said to have been brought about by the anti-Semites. The* distinguished composer, it is avid, drill leave Russia and go either to Rome or Paris. There is a grain blockade on the Northern Pacinc road and Manitoba branches in Manitoba, and the Canadian Pacific railroad has been asked to take transfer shipments to i,he seaboard, but refused unless local rates are paid. Six business places in Dustin, Pa., were burned Monday night. Lon, $10,000; insurance small. The cause of the fire was an explosion of an oil stove in a drug store. The village was de stroyed by fire only a few months ago and was being rebuilt. Much havoc has been wrought by storms on the southern coasts of Europe, taped ally arorind Sardinia, in which vicinity eleveti persons are known to have been killed and fifty injured, while many vessels were wrecked and a num ber of houses shattered. Mrs. David Zimmerman, whose hus band sold her to John J. Stqwart for 25 cents, was convicted of marital infi delity at Sunbury, Pa., and sentenced to six months imprisonment, and Stew art was convicted of unlawful cohabita tion and fined SIOO and costs of prosecu tion. The steamship Wyoming, from Liver pool to New York, passed two water spouts on Dec. 4, in mid-ocean. It was snowing at the time and the roaring cylindrical column was tilled with white. The appearance of the water spout created no alarm among the pas seugers. The question of immigration is excit ing lively interest in England, whither large unmbers of Jews are docking from Russia by way of Germany. The British government has justructed its consuls on the continent to discourage such immigration and to warn passen gers not to rely upon assurances of find ing employment m Great Britain. The five youug ministers of the Re formed Presbyterian church at Pitts* burg who have been on trial for acting contrary to the church’s discipline in that they believed in taking part in civil election.!, were convicted of being guilty of a heinous offense, and were suspended from the ministry. The young men will appeal to the synod. A. Colyer, Jr., a son of A. S. Colyer, of Nashville, Tenn., baa been brought back from Mexico by the authorities of Coffee county, Tennesse, where be is wanted for horse stealing. While in Mexico Colyer represented himself as John B. Carlisle, Jr., a sou of Senator Carlisle, and was feted by the leading dignitaries of the city. He swindled the secretary of state, (Jen. Frisbie, oat of SIO,OOO. St. Petersburg advices state that the betrothal of Prince Ferdinand, heir to the throne of Rem mania, and Marie, daughter of the Dnkeof Edinburgh, is viewed with mixed feelings. The pro*- pective bride i« niece to * the ci tar, ant 1 only 15 year* of age, bnt it i* feam that her British paternity and training will outweigh her Russian connections, and that the marriage will rathei strengthen the anti-Russian attitude o! the royal house of Roumanla, already connected by blood with the emperor of Germany and the ruling house of Great Britain. To At toad the Postal longruM. Washington. Dec. 13.—Capt. N. Jd. Brooks, superintendent of the foreign mail department, and William Potter, of Philadelphia, have been appointed to represent the United States government at the international postal congroas, to meet at Vienna. Austria, May 3d next. Yankton Hiitm YYan’t Kell. Washington. Dec. 13.—The commis sioner of Indian affairs has received a telegram stating that the Yankton Sioux Indians, in South Dakota, at a re cent council, voted 300 to 0 against the sale of their surplus land to me govern ment. Cough-Cures Are abundant; but the one best known for Its extraordinary anodyne and expectorant qualities is Ayer* Cherry Pectoral. For nearly half a centuty this preparation has been in greater demand than any other rem edy for tolds, coughs, bronchitis, and pul monary complaint* in general. “1 suffered for more than eight months from a severe cough accompanied with hetn orrhage of the lungs and the expeotoratlou of matter. The physicians gave me up, but my druggist prevailed on me to try Ayer’s Cherry Pectoral. 1 did so. and soon began to improve; my lungs healed, the cough ceased, aiul l be came stouter and healthier than 1 have ever been betore. I would suggest that the name of Ayer s Cherry Pectoral tie changed to Elixir of Life, for It certainly saved my life.” —!•* J. OUdefl, Salto, Buenos Ayres. “ A few years ago I took a very bad cold, which nettled on my lungs. I had ulglit sweats, a racking cough, ami great soreness. My doctor's medicine did me no good. 1 tried manv remedies, but received no bene fit ; every body despaired of my recovery , I was advised to use Ayer’s Cherry Pectoral, and. as » last resort, did so. From the first dose 1 obtained relief, ami, after using two bottles of it. was completely restored to health F. Adams. New Grata*. N. J. Ayer’s Cherry Pectoral, Dr. J. C. AYER A CO., Lowell, Has*. Bold by all i>ni*gi*W Price #1; a‘« bottlen, -epeter m. oien,h MERCHANT TAILOR. "1 i. ' 1 UP STAIRS IN THE ALLISON BUILDIM Good Stock ot Piece Goods. Fine Line of tfeasoij able Goods. WE GUARANTEE FIRST-CLASS WORK AND - REASONABLE PRICES- |j| Brookings, - - * *• 5 GRAND PREMIUM OFFER! A. SET OF THE WOBIS OF HIES DID Id Twelve Ltrg» rHAKi,Es DioxttMtf. £t works premium to our aultscrilxtrs ie handsomely printed from entirely ue" P•* ; w L»cli i*p< The twelve volumes contain the following worid-faiuoui works, «i‘cu lished emnpfeifr, unchanged, and absotuMty unabt'idge’l: niflTW^*l DAVID OOPPERFIELD, BARNABY RUDCE AND cH MARTIN CHUZZLEWIT , rtAISoTWIST AND GREAT «X* C 1 NICHOLAS NICKELBY, „ 4- n DOMBEY AND 80N, tJ^oIdCURIOSITY BLEAK HOUSE, T THEUNCOMMERCI AL T LITTLE DORRIT, A tALI OF TWO gJISW?Vi OUR MUTUAL FRIEND, TIMES AND THE MYSTt" The nbtAfe are without quostinn the moDt fatuous novels that were ever sivihjjf quarter of a century they have txwn rsletwaUH) in every nook R«d ."SST«f•*■*3 world. Yet there are thousands of homes m Amorim not yet mtpplnHl wiin ■ Ui« usual high cost of the Ihh.U preventing people in moderate cpmns'ai'™* a| , a * t ww*| this luxury. But now, owing to tho use of modern improved primlnc, r iia ,|w h* m.cluimry, the extremely low priee of white natter, and the great «*»*•*!. . . Ilf » ytft* wj rode, wo are enabled to offer to <*OV and readers « set *»» with**" price which all can afford to pay. Every home iu the laud muy no* •*> " u r* •/' i lie ;Tt‘ t 4 author’s works. • THE BROOKINGS COUNTY SENTINEL AND THIS COMPLETEJBET OP WORKS FOB t 4ls ' fBHrAEEt- uv Mu »‘ Nutter IW.T 1 Washington, Dec. vtrauss, m an interview predict* a poor man’s tw> aaid/we have had induced largely by depriwa securities. uon t* relieved the suffer. 1 expect to down or run on short UmTS 1 ] eted and a general era of hard^^j Water B*», tw , . Wausau, Wis„ Dec 17V prenent indications f Q )i r « Z***' be on hand to file claim, when the Water reservation \S to opened. Crowd* of the t it} by every train. Souo T«^ nxTwxxs Through Sleepers ami Qni BETWBM UN3ASOITT, MINBfiAPOUSAMftJ -ORIA, CEDAR RAPIDS AND SKUA riuuf CHICAQO AND CEDAR ram 3 Via thf, Fgjnouj Albert Lm Xcntt, THE SHORTUw . to Thu Great lowa Bummer Rmaj for Railway and Hotel Rah*. fed! Pamphlet* and alt information.lS Uon'l Ttokot and PaaemagwAMp, FOR CHEAP HONIEi On line of this road in Norbnmunui •southeastern Mlnnesou. and Cental 'chore drought and crop failuresmseS I Thousands of choice acre# of hind vvUan Lex ill Excursion rates given. PerMfll (nation as to prices of land and rates sf« addressGen’lTVckotand PassengerAMl All of the Paaaengor Train*on «aK3J of tbla Railway are heated by Str-arafmr ! engine, and the Mam Line Day'PassuKtirtal ‘ire lighted with tho Eleotrtoliffct 1 1 Maps, Time Tables, ThroughUatw uidl formation furnished on application to Am ! rickets on sale ovcrthl* route at all tmuAi points in the Union, and by its AiemTal P*£ts of tho United States and Cuada. orannounoements of BaomiQaM | und local matters of interest, ptaMMl I the local columns of this paper. O. J. «VIS, J. f. HANNtQAS, PmtAGes'iHupf. UM'I7U.AfW| c coats aamos. tows.