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Cost The cost of a tool isn't settled at the time you buy it. Its real cost depends as much upon its length of service as upon its price. mm g§| TOOLS F. E COOK iia North Maple St. W Xtfi Maple Street & 1 It 1 wrm are not the lowest priccd but they're cheapest in the end because they last so much longer. Thirty-two years for a hatchet and twenty years for a saw are two Keen Kutter Records. Towslee & Towslee Hand Made Harness I havejjon hand the most com plete^lmc^of light and~heavy hand made harness in the city. All My Own|Make and up-to-date, call and see them. Repairing promptly and neatly done. Prices right.J Also a full line oflnternational Stock Food and Skidoo Horse and Cattle Tablets. watertown i/PRING ytllMfc/ INFO MATION about spring styles in men's apparel had better be gotten first hand. The 7'"clothing that was made in a factory ,i along about last (all can hardly be taken as a standard. 'i'.WB MAKE YOUR SPRING ATTIRE according to the style prescribed now. There is no more doubt about our styles than there is about the fit and finish of our work. If you want real style, have :yonf clothes made here. jrjgS. K. Ness |g Watertown Good Harness i*.s M. Ma If Local Happenings. I :Ii^8 Bci' lluncMi'i'lof Hrooking-| m- ril, lollmwd liy the Suiulsij li).-1 in this city. 1. h'iniK rii'l left Snnd fur in p1 i- on business Frrmk Cannon .-j" nt Sunday in I irk I Mr- W. I, 11 ii vi returned lti-i Sund.ty fr K. A. Wilson will handle home I ^riiwn 11 irH fij^ain this rtprinj*. your orders in early. .'fit! Mr-». Kn^leh.trl of Webster is vis 'lin^ at the home of her sister, Mrs. W. I. Kveland of this city. Mr. and Mrs. I. A. Jensen and family have returned from their visit to 1 'ortland, re. Clyde Taylor has been appointed trustee in ihe Oscar Kgtft hank rn plcy jiroceedinti-s. (iood, dry, Nebraska corn. i5r per bushel. McHalh A: Selmser. Yahota, S. I). i7tf C. Carpenter left last week for Ames, la., to complete his college courBe.lIe expects to be ^one about two months. J. H. (irastie, cashier of the Hirst National bank at Vienna, and^S. h. Seitn of the same place, were Wa tertown visitors last l-riday. Mrs. Fred Hronson and daughter left last Monday euin^ on the North western for Seattle. Wash. Fred will follow in the course of a couple of weeks. We do cleaning, coloring find pressing. Goods called for and de livered. Watertown Dye and Cleaning Works, 210 W. Kemp ave. I'hone Ked A'SA. Wlf Mrs. Kva Williams returned Fri day niormnjr from Sioux Falls where she has been purchasing stock and fixtures for the uew ab stract filing device she is installing in her office. JiiHt received ten thousand Sou venir postal cards-all hand color ed. Great selection to choose from. Lee Town's confectionery store, K. Kemp avenue. Gen. to. \V. Sheafe left last week end for San Antonio, Texas, to at tend a cattleman's convention that meet there this week. He will. urniture Co I^t -/i j, 11, follow I rcHhtncnts. 1 \t«-nd»'d viai wiili re I i! vf,- in nnr.i jx »1 in. Mi--ir irc 11« r.- 111 came down from a le wood in -prml Sundiiy with her I«!kH lu re. tv K. P. a exclusively Cement I addition ciiy. O the way.of Chicago, where he has business to look after. W. G. Rainey is moving his bar ber shop into his new location in the Schh'z building, lie will have one of the finest shops in the city when everything is fixed up and new furnitrure installed. W. F. Sylvester left last Sunday evening for St. Paul, where he has obtained a position with a creamery company in that city. He expects to move his family there about the first of May. Mrs. Ch'ns. Park and little daugh ter arrived last Saturday from Clin ton, la., to join Mr. Park, who will soon open up his grocery store in the room now being vacated by the Shaw Furniture Cn Mr. and Mrs. Frank Hagman have returned from their trip to Califor nia. They both report a fine time in the land of the sunny south. Their many friends are glad to have them back again, and they re ciprocate the feeling. At Castlewood, over in Hamlin county, a number of the moat pro gressive farmers near that town are about to organise a co-operative creamery. It will be a good thing for the farmers—also for the town. Here in Gary much of the crearn is sent to Cariby.—Gary Inter State. Misa Minnie Hinsberg was agree ably surprised by a party of young people last Thursday, evening on the ocassion of her nineteenth birthday. A very fine time was en? joyed, the evening being spent in aoitial games and general merri- ^'Strong," Beliable, and at the same time nobby and up-to-date. Big stook to select fromer. W,§S J1 f^See my.line of Trunks, Traveling Bags, Grips and Suit Cases. Prices very, reasonable.' fcir tSiSr.. Jp-tq-d^te^ho^^epair fMw a' OaV Street serving uf 2 a a hand which :i emporium Bporli building is built of •k and will be a fine "file main arh*ry'* of the ods. '1 Friends of A rthnr Sherin, who is attending Vermillion university, will be glad to lea rn ha Hie de bating team of which he was a member won its debate against Creighlon da.i eull.-ge. The Creigh ton team i^ a strong one. and great credit is dm* Ihe S. I), boys tor their victory. The judges were all Iowa men. Having purchased the interest of L. Vetternfthe Yetter A Carle Ice Co., will he prepared to furni.-h my custouii-rs with all the ice need eel, as I have a I.jrge supply put up. Thanking my patrons for their past favors, and soliciting your future patronage, I be**- to remain, yours for business, Na ha Carle. Phone red 7,. 87 10* The new Shaw Furniture store on Maple s'rect is something hue, and will surely surprise the Watertown furniture shoppers. It makes you fee) as if you had entered some big city store. The* Watertown Home Furniture Co., ass the new company will be ca 1 led,is cert a in ly doi ug big things, and their aim is to furnish a "cozy honiCfroui cellar to garrei. According to the Argus J^eader, the national encampment will not be held at unp Roosevelt, :is was thot possible at one time. The state eticampnienl will he held here, but the national encampment will lie given the choice of Mont., in August, and Kas., in September. Th cncapment will probably be held at Ft. Riley, Kas. W. [. Kveland left Juesday for Livingstone, Mont., where he will prospect around a little, look ing lor a business opening. Mr. Kvi'land has severed his connection with Ihe Ainsworth firm, with which he has worked for several years. His intention is to move west, and go into business for him self i! he can find a suitable loca tion. His family will remain in Watertown for the present. Herman Michaels has determined to enter the primaries for the re publican nomination of county auditor. Herman Michaels is one of the most popular men in '"'ccl ington county. If he is nominated and elected to the office of which he aspires he will make one of the very best county officials the coun ty has ever had. He is thoroly competent in every way and a gen tleman whom it is a pleasure to meet. He will give his opponent, E. T. Latnpy, a merry chase. May the best man •win. The S. D. state rifle association will hold a meeting at Huron in April to complete the organization of that association, and arrange for the state shoot to be held at the state encampment at Camp Roose velt. At that time the associatinti will discnss plans for the erection of a club house at the lake for the use of the members. Membership in the association is open to all marksmen of the state. There are three classes of members, life, club, an I annual, fees being $10, $5 and $1 respectfully. The state associa tion is affiliated with the National Rifle Association. The Chautauqua is assured at Yaliota. A site comprising about eight acres has been selected on a commanding position overlooking the lake, and will be laid out in handsome grounds, with gardens. drive ways, etc., during the Bum mer. It is not probable that a per manent building will be put up this Rummer, but a temporary structure will,be erected for present use. The site was donated by the Dakota Town and Lot company. Next thing on the program is the selling of stock. s*:sfi ,W'V WO CYCLING CROWS They Pedal Bike Thirty-two and One-half Miles. PROVED BY CYCLOMETER. Birds Ride Until Exhausted, When They Are Relieved by Wheel's Own er, Who Christens One Roosevelt, the Other Dr. Long. of W. K.'W- ilxd, an eastern man cousid.-rahle oil ex per it.* nee ^was the city I »st week with a view[to in vemigating the Codington county I oil prosjhmMh. Mr. Weibel hae'spent )iis 11fe in ihe oil business, and is I accjuainh-d with every oil field in he I i! etl St a e?*. L. S Faber of Ponpnek, N. J., writes to t!ie editor of the New York Times ns follows: As there seems to be so im:eh aiteu tion lately given to "nature :'nkirs" and nature pro and eon, I nil) int.i'ip: tlio liberty of describing to the Times the following Incident, which at the time and ever since has appeared to me to THEY KEPT THE WHEEL REVOLVING. tag my bicycle. In the nearby meadow Is clump of scrub oak trees, and these nt the time were used as a rest ing place hy a flock of crows. Bvl- Fort Russell, |dently the dry weatber and a lack of H. Riley, food hnd made them bolder than usual, national for when I threw them a few crumbs of my lunch they flew down and de voured It greedily. My wheel I had reversed—resting It on Its handle bars last j*iuid saddle the better to get At the spokes, etc. Having finished the clean ing, I left It as it was, throwing the remainder of my lunch on the ground, and went Into the barn. As I entered I glanced behind me and was sur prised to observe one of the crows (al most Immediately followed by another) swoop down toward the bicycle, evi dently Intent upon getting the remains of my lunch. He "lit" on the right pedal of the machine, which happened to be up. but his weight was such that he caused it to make a half turn, and at that very fastant the other crow "lit" on the left pedal, which was cow np, and his Impetus was such that he now also made a half turn, thus bring ing the first crow up again. This one then "hunched" himself In his endeav or to fly off, but this very "hunch" was sufficient to cause his pedal to sink down. This operation was then re pented by the left pedal crow in turn, and so they kept the wheel revolving and seemingly were unable to leave it. I watched them for a half hour, and 1 be a trifle out of the ordinary While out at a farm near the me tropolis of Peapaek, N. J.. on a recent afternoon I "was behind the barn clean- I returned at sundown they were still at It. I dislike to see any one work too hard, bo I stopped the wheel by grasp ing ihs tire. The two birds were so exhausted that they fell to the ground, and I easily picked them up, but after giving them a little food and water they appeared as well as ever. There were some leg bands In the barn, and after marking one of them "Koosevelt" And the other "Dr. Long" I fastened one to each of the birds and let them fly. Upon looking at the cyclometer, which was attached to the rear wheel, I sew that It registered thirty-two and a half miles- more than when I last noted It Now, some students of na ture may donbt the above, but to con vince them I shall be pleased to show them the wheel and Its cyclometer, also Peapaek, the farm, the barn, the meadow and the clump of oaks. The birds, of coarse, have flown away, bnt no" doubt with a little salt they could be recaptured. Man Trim* Three Colors. After going through the experience of having his body torn to a deep red and then bine and finally coal black from the force of an electric current William Hicks, en employee of the New York and New Jersey Telephone company, Is slowly recovering from the shock. Hicks was at work splic ing cables at the top of a thirty-five foot pole at Bradley Beach, N. J. R* accidentally took hold of high tea slob wire, and'Instantly he was hurled fiW the pole and held dangling from the wire. He tried in vain to free himself, but so strong was-the current that his hands were held tightly to the wire. Finally his body became rifHL Workmen ran to the pole, fcot *rei* Several minutes In reaching Hie**. Meantime bystanders were horrified to see him gradually turn a The Elks gave a"1beaut£ftilJ*prbof of the benevolence which is one of the cardinal principles of the ord^r at their dedication, services, when an appeal was put forward in be half of the Children's Hoaie at Sioax Falls. The response's wan hearty and unanimous. About $150 bep red, then blolsh and flnaily biaet was collected within ajfewJminuteB, •&> bands at last pried from th* ho wing that the Elks gha'vel^tiieir mfl he wdi, lowered te hearts in the right place. ground with a block and The Best Route When Your Auto Balks 'W- IT ''Mr "H* Fashionable Tailoring We have 'just 'received a new line of woolens and suitings for spring and summer wear and are prepared to show you all the very liu.st patterns. We guar antee fit and satisfaction. All we ask is a trial. Just try ns. a iDEESEasnnraQf T^NPST & PETERSON 112 W. Ivemp Avenue to England, Norway, Germany or any European point. Shortest sea trip, best accommodations. Via Mont real and St. Lawrence River route. For full information, rates, etc, call on A. E. Piercy at Saturday News office. Stylish Clothing All the latest styles and pat terns. Finest line of foreign and domestic woolens in the ty. Repairing and) cleaning our specialty. DEVENEY, SW 218 E* Kemp Avenue or when it needs overhauling or fixing—call on me. I make a specialty of repair work on Autos, Gas Engines, Etc. Horseshoeing a specialty. E. P. HAUFF First Avenue IN. W. Phone Red 377 Get the /,« "B. & R." Habit 'i vj- IT'S A GOOD FLOUR HABIT Pays to buy the best of everything, and flour is no exception the rule. You can't make good bread with poor flour. You •will find "B. & R." flour satisfactory in w- every respect. It is the housewife's best i,,v .friend. S 5 'liy, s" 1 t- ,5 ASK YOUR GROCER FOR IT a--.-: Trade' supplied by Baskerville & Rowe ,Cd^ W? WHOLESAI "Be sure to'ask for 'Pt'i M' /A a A '-r~ v.f "B.&R. and insist on gettijxg it. i\ "•-iH *.