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AUCTION!
••'. We will sell at Public Auction 8
miles east and 2 miles south of the
Granite Block of Watertown,, on t^e
northwest quarter of section 14, town
ship 116, range 52, the old Sievett
place, ou Thursday, October 10, tie
following property.
,, Sale commences at 10 o'clock.
15 head of horses and mules, 1
S tay raare, 10 years, weight: 1300, in
foal 1 Bay Mare, 6 years, weight
1260, in foal 1 sorrel mare, 8 years,
1300 pounds 1 gray mare, 12 years,
1200 pounds 1 spotted Arabian colt,
6 months old 1 span mules, 8 yean
old, weight about 2100'j 5 2-year old
draft colts 3 1-year old colts. Cattle.
5 good milch cows, one fresh, others
due this fall 1 registered Durham
swcow, 1 registered Durham bull, 2 years
Old 6 thoroughbred Chester White
Spring pigs, weigh about 200 ponds
,each 4 sows 2 boars. These are
v: line breeding stock About 300 cbick
ens. Farm Machinery. 1 Acme
binder, 12 foot cut 1 McCormiek
binder, 7 foot cut 2 Deerlng Mowers
il Deerlug rake, 10 foot 1 Dain buck
f-Sand stacker 1 grain elevator 1 new
Grandltor gang plow 1 John Deere
.' gang plow .1 corn planter, with 160
rods wire 1 potato plow 1 swill cart
i» 2 wagons 1 grain tank 1 liay rack
•"1 11-foot Monitor grain drill 1 25-foot
Harrow 1 harrow cart 1 8-foot Disc,
•with trucks 1 15-foot lever harrow
'1 new Chatham Fanning Mill, with IT
i®mower, 5 foot Hay stacker and buck:
Wit*
1 gang plow 1 disc drill, 10 foot 1
25-foot drag 1 16-foot drag 1 corn
planter, with 100 rods wire 1 John
Deere Corn Plow 1 wagon with new
box 1 wagon, and hay rack 1 bob
sled 1 surrey 1 single buggy 1 new
disc with trucks 1 Chatham Fanning
Mill, complete with elevator 3 sets
work harness 1 single harness hay
fork and carrier grind stone shovels^
forks garden plow cream separator
household goods and other articles too
numerous to mention.
Terms of Sale—All sums of $10.00
cash over that amount 1 year's time
will be given on approved security
bearing 8 per cent interest. No prop
erty to be removed until settled for.
Big free lunch at noon.
D. D. Long, Owner. G. E. Willson,
Auctioneer, H. J. Fahnestock, Clerk.
screens and sacking elevator complete
1 surrey 2 single buggies 1 spring
wagon 1 set bob sleighs 1 cream
separator 4 sets work harness about
30 tons wild hay 1000 bushels oats
1 hard coal stove Household Furni
ture and other articles.
ROY MURRAY'S SALE
1 Bay mare, 5 years old, welglif,
1600 1 roan mare, 5 years, weight
1450 1 bay mare, 10 years, 1400 lbs
1 bay mare, 7 year, 1200 pounds 1
bay mare, 10 years, 1000 pounds, 1
brown colt, 2 years 1 sucking colt
2 good milch cows 1 2-year old heifer
3 pigs 200 chickens 1 Deering bind-
as gines
ney Gasoline Engines better than all others
You know the merit-in farms and horses and we know the
"Merit in Stickney Engines. Let's talk it over. r-w
No. 20
What's the Reason
Why are some farms worth more
tfiari others, why is one horse worth
more than another and ,'iy are Stick-v
Isidor Hanten
EXCLUSIVE AGENTS
Hanten Machine Co. Watertown, S. D„
YOU OBTAIN A
"PERFECT*BREW
LEADS TfiEM AL
«A0EJSrCIESiEVERYWHERE
EOiHAMlOKEWlNfiCa
ST. PAUE.MrNTte
A.RICHERT, Agent, Watertown
ImKi
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tag batpbdaY
IK SOUTH 0
of the Week From
All Over the State,
WOMEN FILE ANNUAL REP0R1
Boara of Investigation R^ommenda
Several Changes at the
Training School.
cI."'
The woman's board of investigation
of charitable and penal institutions
the Btate has filed its annual
srhoo)
for the management of the, girls
work as employment for the
who
are rent to -the institution and
there
should be a further division
of the
school so that the younger/b'oys
need
not be associated with the older
boys
sent to that Institution. They
also
recommend improvements in the
gym­
nasium furnished for tho boys
ceipts being $7,000 less thatiitor
.7^
NO
»wr,«2«S»
lid bf A,
lust,
year with only $G00 reduction? in
ope­
rating expenses. The Rapid 3lty
line,
while showing excess over e*pens
of $48,953.26, also repnrtB that
No Taft,Electors Will Gp..op
The executive
is
IRRIGATION
ot
report
with the governor. The members
ot
the board commend generally
the
management of tho state institutions
under their Investigation, but call
attention to. the state training
school
in particular as in need of changes.
While the management is
itoing all
possible with fucilities at hand
there
should. In the judgment of the
board
be a division of the institution.
They
think there should be a separate
and
something more than coarse
house­
girls.
1911 DROUTH SHOWS EFFECT
8hort Lines In Western South Dakota
Report Decrease In Earnings.
The first annual reports to be Hied
with the state railway commission by
roads operating In this state are
those
of the Pierre, Rapid City and
North­
western and the Pierre and 1 Ji-t
Pierre Bridge PgJJWfty companies.
Both show A heavy falling: off-6t
busi­
ness for the year as compared
with
last year. The brjdge railway
com-
pauy has a deficit of $9,341.19.,
its re­
a
the re­
ceipts over expenses for last
year
were $107,803, which makes ae'btg
duction for that branch of the
The reduction was no dgutrt
re­
system.
caused
by the drouth of last year^t,,
PETITION
WIlX* NOT USE
South
Dakota Ballot
conuumee
of Taft
Republicans -chosen at the rjcp$
Mitchell conference, hag gelded
against placing Taft eatfdMutes for
presidential electors on the -November
ballot by petition.
No further effort to have
the
presi­
dential electoral ca^&iilates, nominat
ed at the June prlmifify as Republic
ans and who now. have declared them
selves for Theodore Roosevelii re
placed by candidateas who would be
loyal to President Talt will be Made.
The committee .decided in fayjir of
Vwar to the knife." The work
ganlzing Republicans of the staj
this end already has .been start
fe-
PEACEMAKER FATALLY
illet
South Dj/ ota Thresher Hit by
Intended for Another Man..
Charles Gorton, a thresher, w»ose
home is at Custer, was shot land
killed at Brltton by Ole Knuts» tf
Langtord. According to witnesses
Knutson and another man were (Sit
ing and Gorton attempted to separate
them. Just then Knutson pulled xe
volver'and fired at the man "ttrlth
whom be was fighting. The bullet
•struck Gorton and he .dropped den^'
Knutson was arrested, and wlB&be
held on the charge of murder.
TAFT TICKET l| ST|TE
South Dakota Court* Refitse* toj
turb progressive Electors.
The state supreme court, in
•ion at Pierre, refused -to dtstu
Progressive electors who are ai
head 6f the state Republican tl
This decision leaves, no Taft tick«tan
t^e state.
Two Crops From Same Groujrf,
Hev, John King, who owns a
near Wessjngton, raised two crop
the same tract of land this yean
planted-potatoes, intending to rati
them on a large soalf. On jtily-.t?^
hall storm beat down Itla potatoee.'tO
auCh aa/e*t^t that he thought
would not recovaf, '.' 8o he dug
36adi0g mm Of pretty fair sise. He Jdence Jn this county
•old the potatoes for it a bushel.'fife
Wop yju» pfoTiflg a. profitable one.
he plaotWI corn on the,
—id. Tha jther day
•.4^ Moooa uraa,planted"'^
2 —SrirsM
^. During t^'ttkmmer
®m7- -I
SUCCESSFUL
Stanley CeuntyFarmer Pleased With
Hla Experiment.
George Walker of Banearet OR the
high prairte of northern Stanley coun
ty, built two large dams on bis place
and this year. tried an irrigation ex
periment from one of them. He plow
ed two acres andplanted the tract to
potatoes. Half of this he irrigated by
drawing water trombone of his dams,
and the otherhe allowed to go with
out lft^tfofi. "v.
Thesoll .and conditions other than
the irrigation were the same and both
acres vera given the same cultivation.
He is now putting his plan to th$ prac
tical teat ot the digger and' finds that
the acre which he irrigated la produc
ing just five times the crop as the
other acre which was not treated. The
result.is that he is arranging to irri
gate about twenty acres from his
dams next season and will confine bis
farming operations largely to( that
tract .|L.
CAR
MEET ON A STREET
Long
South Dakota Farmer Greets
Lost Son in Chicago.
A strange reunion of father and
eon,-separated for twenty-six years,
oocurred on the rear platform of a
Division street car at Chicaigo when
Philip Meyers, a wealthy cattle ranch
owner of Glenham, S. D., boarded the
car and found the conductor to be his
long lost son, John H. Meyers.
A score of passengers stared in
astonishment when they saw the aged
man, with tears streaming down his
cheeks, throw bis arms around his
son's neek.
"I always believed you were dead."
the son told his father.
"For almost twenty-five years I
have done everything in my power to
find my son," said the elder Meyers,
"and now I am happy. have asked
him to accompany me back to Glen
ham, S. D., as I want him to share my
wealth with me."
Russian Laborers In Fight.
Steve Shurno and Joseph Straus,
two Russian laborers, are held at MU
bank to await the outcome of Injuries
they ar$ qflmsed 9f lnfll^tl'fig 3f!8& a
fellow countryman at Twin Brooks.
The men were all employed with a
railroad grading gang and became in
toxicated. Then Shurno and Straus
attacked the other man, knocking him
down and pelting him with rocks as he
lay unconscious. A woman saw the
light and called the Twin Brooks con
stable, who had to knock one of the
men down before they woiild desist
from the attack upon their victim.
The latter's injuries are serious..
Headlight Law Favored.
The legislative committee of the
Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers
la sending circulars to evei'y candldatei
for the legislature in South Dakota,
asking them to state their position in
regard to the eleotric headlight law
Which was-Introduced at the last ses-,
sion of the legislature and- submitted
to the referendum. The committee
charges that subsidised newspapers
will make every effort to defeat the
law and insists that it is a needed
safeguard to railroad employes, effec
tive In several states with satisfactory
results, and should become a'law in
South Dakota.
3
it,
'.
^akes Its Pledge Goodj^^wvV
The Aberdeen Ught and Power com
pany will soon complete its new $100,
000 building. Last spring when the
company asked for an -amendment to
Its franchise permitting it to Increase,
rates, it promised the voters to build
and put in equipment sufBclent to
furnish all the electric light and power
the city would need until it at least
doubled its present population. Imme
diately after the amendment to the
franchise was approved at a special
election work on the new plant was
Started :'.v- '5p
Howard 8tock Dealer Dead.''
l^ambert Wagner, aged fifty-four,
was found dead in his bed at his home
In Howard. Physicians give the cause
of his death as apoplexy. Mr. Wagner
had been troubled at tim^B with an
ailment of the heart and before re
tiring had complained of feeling ill.
He Jook a stimulant and was appar
sutly feeling all right again, but the
nextniorning when members of the,
family, called blm, he was dead. A
Widow surviveB him. .He was a stock
dealer at Howard.
Finds He Is Not a Citizen^
Hendnck PederBon ot Kirliy, vfho
iCame to this country over fprty yoaitf
W and who has been voting at all'
Elections for many years, when he afe,
tempted to make final proof on, a
homestead several days ago, fottnet
that he was not a citizen In any form
and that he must take out his "first
payers" and wait two years, before-
Jie can secure title to the
Wtiaen, regardless "of big'
4 J»,*teps hav« yet Mto taken^jMh
fture fof Pomlin^tori' county(a. irew
county Auditor in-iaaea
*ho was Convleteidria. th^fiiac—' —~--:s
for connection with
"""SrKiSS"'
AS th
provide
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*«on
NEWS BREVITIES
Minor Ms of the W§ak In
Condensed Form.
pspi
&
Agriculture by mall is one of the
•ew couraos adopted in Brookings col
lege this year. The enrollment for
the correspondence course finds stu
dents, from every state in the country
and from two of our territorial pos
sessions, Hawaii and Alaska. Among
the subjeots taught are elementary
agriculture, animal husbandry, poultry
•ulture, elements of botany, horticul
ture, fruit culture, vegetable garden
ing, biology, home economics, home
sanitation.
Beginning with rain, and with one
or two showers thrown in during the
week Mitchell's oorn palace show was
ended with more than. 2,000 people
traversing the streets oblivious to a
closing light rain. Despite adverse
weather conditions the week was a
financial success. Thousands of per-'
sons attended from all parts of the
state, establishing a record for three
days' attendance that had never be
fore been equaled in the palace his
tory.
0'
Fighting gamely against superloi
skill and greater brawn the green
University of
Minnesota
football
eleven went down to a 10 to 0 defeat
before the veteran South Dakota team
in the first game of the season on
Northrop field at Minneapolis last
Saturday. With the odds of experi
ence, practice and beef all against
them the wearers of the maroon and
gold did as well as their most enthu
siastic supporters had expected.
The Day County Sunday School as
sociation at Webster elected the fol
lowing officers: President, William
Carpenter of Andover vice president,
Alexander Ross, Webster secretary
and treasurer, Mrs. 1. S. Coomes, Web
ster. Addresses were made by Rev.
M. R. Crisp, County Superintendent
J. H. Hetley, Senator William Car
eer, RSV?. P+ L-SMh,
Jtat(t here­
of the South Dakota Sunday
Sohool association, and others.
County Superintendent Beckman of
Spink county has resigned his posi
tion and will enter Harvard universi
ty at once, to take a three years'
course. His term ot office would
have expired in January and the
county commissioners of Spink coun
ty have appointed Miss Fischbach,
the deputy in the superintendent's of
lloe, to fill the vacancy.
C. D. Howe, in charge of the Meade
County bank at Sturgis, which closed
nearly a year ago and has since
been in the hands of the Btate banking
examiners, announced that the .first
dividend of 10 per cent woiild be paid
Oot. 1. The closing of this bank tied
up $760,000, in deposits and was a se
vere blow to the country around Stuiv
gis.
Thieves pried open a window in the
store of the Florence Mercantile com
pany's establishment at Florence and
broke open the oash register, getting
flS in cash, They: also helped them
selves to dry goods, clothing, shoes,
tobaoco and other articles and escaped
tythe back door. -The robbers-are be
lieved to be amateurs.
John Henderson, a bachelor farm
er living near Blkton, was found dead
In bed by neighbors who, alarmed at
not seeing him about and securing no
response when they rapped at his door,
broke in the door. It is thought he
had been dead thirty-six hours when
found. His health had been falling
for the past year.
At a meeting of the Redfield Com'
mercial club a proposition made by
Mr. Carmeaa to establish a tannery
at that place was discussed and finally,
accepted, most of the members of the
club taking stock In the company.'The
promoter has a new process for tan
ning leather.
Two plans for a new theater in
Aberdeen are under consideration by
local capitalists and it la probable one
or the other will materialise within the
next few weeks. Aberdeen has been::
without a fjheater since the deatruc-:
tion of the GojttechaU^. bg. fire-three
years ago.
Albert Jacobson fai^ned. S20 alttres
near Webster this year, from. Which
he threshed IB,856 bushels of grain.
His best pats averaged 74 twshqla id
the acrecand his best Vtaat
busfiels-' His ^rgshi^ ..bUi, (unou^ted
)«t range $fintry
North isakota and: Mo&taiulJia in
better condition thattj-aneheta* ^haye
seep .it tor twenty yearn. Grata Ja
fine^ cattle and she^p itf' splendid
prospects n«v«
promise
lee, a ^banker of
n««r, X^adwood, jwtornad
$1,900 for ihe liWintls
feceiv
«hnw.
S
additional
ents have
ston is p»
iyatom ivt
OR. H. M. FREEBURQ.
o®* Physician and Surgeon.
Special Attention Given to Sa^.9^4
Start Cases. p1
Granite Block, Top Floor.
Office hours, 3 to 5 p. m. 'o.
Phone, Office Red 87, House Greea' 6
W atertown Sanitarium
Office and residence in hospital. ,-.t
Phone Main lfe
V. 6. MAGEE
Physician and Surgeon
Office and Res. Century Blk. Phone
Main 408. Hours-^10to l2 a. 2
4 and 7 to 8:30 p. ityr, &,%
MB
Lest You ForeetL
We do all kinds of'
PAINTING, PAPERING, KALSO- i
MINING, INTERIOR DECORATING
All work guaranteed.
^H. W. SMITH
Phone Green 601
JIM SKINNER, Prgp.
Office: East of
Kemp AVenue."i*
iRICKELL CONSTRUCTION CC
Architects Contractors, Sulldin}
Plana and. Bstimatea FnrnlalMdt
Real Estate Bought and iSold.
Office and Shops 114 First Am
-a-
9ro''H o:b':o e«|
1* J. jgwuiiMx
.' PhyslolM 1
office la Center? wt,
AU city and country oaUa stWBPt
ly attended to, ov'%£r.^1
Phone Main
I O O O O O O O O O O O O O O
6
WALTER 8HURTI.EFF
Attorney at Law
Practice in all Courts
Room 306 Granite Block
Telephone Main 962
Special attention given to pro- V,
bate matters and to mat-' o* ye,
ters involving real propel
•,'ty law.
O O O O O O O O
O O O O O O O O
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fi Geo. H. Marquis Chas. Schull O'
MARQUIS & SCHULL oi
44
Attorneys & Counsellors at taw
Rooms 16, 16, and 17 Qoss Blook
Watertown, South Dakota.
Geo. Case Howard Case
CASE & CASE
Lawyers
Sp7
Rootos Granite Block o,J'
Watertown, S. D.
B. J. Bartron,| M.
Surgeon in Charge"*
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915 First- Av. S.
Skinner's Dray
and TransferLine
1
Phope Grj^n 88.
Baggage and Dray Lme
Piano a&d Safe Movng. Excavating
'te 123 N. Maple. Pjione Main 270
A. buss!
ffep Sxnert Piano Tuner
Repairer
,5^11 WtiVK Guaranteed. Terms
jpl* spnable.^ r1'".^.1
Atnsworth Music Stow Phone red
Electric
Bitter
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for CStl
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