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"BRAN, SHORT* Alfo ««AU
Individual or corporation who attalsa
far success Is the one who renders a
service or creates something that
meets the demand of human progress.
,. The success of the Malleable Steel
will not remain long undiscovered be
cause It Is sought by too many anxious
to utilize It
We know that Emerson spoke the
truth when he said: "It an man can
write a better book,, preach a better
.,...„ sermon,- or make a better mousetrap
than his neighbor, -though he build
hli houire in the woods, the world will
make a beaten path to his door"?
I] There is a beaten path to the home
of the South Bend Malleable Range
from thousands of homes in the land.
Gome in and let oa show you this
wonderfifl range and we are satisfied
when you have seen the many good
points about it that it la really the
best range on the market for the
We have sold piany ranges so far
this season and every one of them
that has left our store we we feel con
fident -will give the purchaser the
Spettx iiri Com
Spate ami Barley
BALED KAY AND STRAW
Sunday Creak Hocking and West
Virginia Splint i^. Lump and Stova
Franklin County (Lump and Nut)
»°'v«y,9oJ« (Stova else),
and Fuel Co. SS
nut Jttt yoint
1 frffe v.\
The Malleable steel Range la one
#s of the very best ranges on the mar
J| ket The place oar range now oocu
"T pies In the confidence and fcomea of
the peoplehas demonstrated that true
fIS merit is the only road to sucoeaa. Tha
such inquiries indicate that the legis
lative mind is running largely
legislation for *rk»en ©w
tlon, and "bine sky" wets, the tme^ftw
the pro tec Ron of the labortngman.
the other toprotect the inverter trow
financial wild oat plan*, fhe Com
pensation act which appears to have
Mw greatest amount of ctmsMeratloa
thaW, act, which is a" ©osa
^olsory one, and not optlonatotiHhe
part of^either the emplbyAt'-oirtk^
employes. Outside: these two leading
ideas, next in order appear to be the
gpod roaidB propaganda whtoh ,CMV
ries with it proviBlonsforprispn la
boron~the roads, and with ttat the
control and management of prison
ers game law amendmenta on which
there appears to be a variety ot Ideas,
bat- generally tending toward a state
warden system rather than the pres
ent county plan ofwardenshlp. The:
educational interest's are also getting
ready to push their ideas of state aid
for rural schools and their Remand
for more extended normal facilities
and with that normal tr&blng for lall
teachers- in the. schools ot the state.
Others are attempting to work out
a method which will not conflict vrith.
the,.constitution, so as to allow the
traveler to vote in case he Is compel
led to be away from his home on elec
tion day. Representatives from west
of the Missouri river will be asking
for legislation which will benefit that
section of the state, in the line of
some plan for securing water at pub
lic expense, to be more widespread In
its application than the present town
ship artesian well laws and will also
ask for a good sized appropriation for
use in' the experimental farms west
of the river looking toward experi
ments toward seeping forage plants
adapted to that part of the state.
These generally appear to be the lead
ing lines of legislation which will be
pushed at the coming session, and
along with them thje hundreds ot
ideas of members and their friends,
for the improvement of conditiona
which the average n^iah thinks can be
reached 'by the legislative route.
Advocates of Good
Roads Are Happy
shown that tree merit
A* T*** BnuM tor CHtCHEMKR'S
^JAWOND BKAND PUJUS IN FTXUD STIA
netulks Mftled »ila Bl
TAKB VQ «Tfin
year* regarded a* Beat, Sa iirfty* Reliable*
SOLD BY AL
BeWlti Kidney and BlaUdcy rills
2l.—The roads al-
vocates of the state are pleased over
the outcome of the vols shown in
the eighteen different counties of the
state which carried the law of two
years ago to a vote under the local
option provisions of the law. Every
county on which a test-vote was 'tak
en approved the law by a substan
tial'^ majority, and .that expression
will" be used VS urge ^greater advance
in the road laws of the s'tate at. the
coming legislative session when the
points which had to be conceded to
secure the enactment of any'road law,
will probably be eliminated by amend
ments to the act which was secured
at the last session. The couctles in
whleli votes Were taken, were-: Glay.
Brookings, Brown, Buffalo, Clark,
Codington, Grant, Hamlin, Hutchinson
Lincoln, Spink, Stanley and
Lights Up Annually
Edmonton, Alta., Dec. 24.:—^ames
Seivell, citizen of the world, from
"Anywhere," as he Is registered in tt
downtown-hotel, where he has an ex
pensive suite, notified Chief of Police
Carpenter today that he will join the
prisoners at the*', city jail at the New
Year's dlnn'ej,. Here-is a part of his
"J intend to keep sober until 8:30
o'clock the last night of the year, and
then I'll 'light up' for fair. I'll make
the Great White Way look like: a dark
alley on .a ratify night. Some police
man will arrest-vm6' and:- mi be With
the other banqueters amid surround'
ings that few cate to cultivate. Last
year the police at Seattle' did the
honors. It was the fifteenth time I
have been arrested ii^ various parte
of America oi^the eve Qf my jgreat
Sewell has been all p,ver tye United
and is now OIL-a tour of the
i%n4ilon. He appear? po hfve plenty
at/momy and is a liberal speadei
So fer Jhe hto been Irfrteessful in con
cealing his Identity, if-' that-^ls his par*
pose But, aa bis bi|slne^s with tba
one of lo$
cotaflU of South
•Delation heMameattngat Hie
hotel December There
Th«i,entire day was devotedvto^the
discussion of banking matterii and
the members present, all seemed In
hearty accord with the lawa concern
ing jrhich resolutions were adopted.
M^ftji-'revleif of the financial condition
in South Dakota indicated that tb®
banks in South Dakota generally were
In most excellent shape.
Taft Refuses Pardon
For Charles L. Hyde
Washington, Dec. 21.—The failure
of President Taft to act on a request
for the pardon of Charles I. Hyde of
Pierre, S. D., before leaving for his
Panama trip, is a matter of concern to
the friends of the South Dakota man.
Hyde was convicted of fraudulent Use
of the mails in connection with a land
selling scheme and sentenced to' a
fine of $6,000 and Imprisonment for
fifteen months in: the. Leavenworth
The sentence was to have begun
two weeks ago, but a Stay ot a montn
was secured in the hope of.obtaining
a remission the imprisonment pen
alty. Hyde, Who is said to be weal-"
thy, is willing to pay the fine.
Representative 'Burke introduced
him to the president a short time ago
when the matter of a pardon was'
presented. He was backed also by
many' Influential men in South Da-:
Pierre,' fi D., Dec. 24.—rThe bien
nial report of the state penitentiary,
just Issued, reveals the fact that 212:
persons were, confined in that Institu
tion on :June 30th 1912, with 19 out
oh ,parole. For 1911 the per capita
cost of maintenance -was $.808 per day
or $295.25 per year and for 1912 was
$.798 per day.' and $291.40 per year,
for prisoners, while the guards' per
clapita"cost was about.40 cents per
day, for food and the prisoners' cost:
of vfood per day was l?" cents
Over $1,000 worth 'of garden pro
duce whs- sold from
daughter, of and Mr*.
nr. a^J&n, F. c.
deht of tbfe association, art T. F.
F&tt, keciretart... the
anntial eonven^n for f#l3 M|..ftiEed
for June 25 and 26 at Watertown, S.
D... "The executive council passed
strong resolutions favoring the "btttej
aky'V law,, and \irged, aU^lnemb^rs ot
the association to aid in?aMuiritlig th^i
passage of sttch a meaanre at the
coming legislature. They also passed
resolutions apptoving'good n^ds leg-:
islatton and favoring Increased ap
propriation for farmers institutes and
for the promulgation of better farm
ing methods in the state.
talned there by the' prisoners above
that used in the institution. Only 3
deaths occurred during the period re
ported and these weiie from organic
diseases, no epidemics having, invad
ed the institution. The general health
standard is Teported very high, ani
sanitary conditions are of the best.
On December 4, 19ll an evening
school'was. started for the benefit of
those wlio "Wished to gain knowledge
in rudimentary branches of learning.
The teachers are :chosen from inmates
and are doing a very good and sue
cessful work. During this period a
large addition to the twine warehouse
has been added at a cost of .$9,000,
The average daily humber of men
employed in the shirt factory was 90
and the total net earnings of the de
partment fifrrthe two -years was $20,
652.11, or an average of $229.47 for
each man employed.
There has been net profit of $4?,
189.15: »4ded \to ttiii twine 'plant re
jvoilYing fund' since the pliant was
stariedi^hicli makes a gaod interest
on the mon«y invested 'the warden
states that South Dakota tamers
have' been saved at' least $50,000 In
difference'oft the AWJJUS SMured.ttsr#
ani on trust
Om^ two toa&ip prleonem hater
been confined durtng thi^ la«t blefi
nis^ period, so Ifcte^ ttbt tiurtight "iiec^1
essanr to have"a' setntrate woman's
embef ,fl, at tt'clock p. to.,
bronulal «ouHe x. i, 24^
Deoe^aed was b^rn at Monte
Minn* on January 12, 1883, and
$een a ^resldent iOf Watertown
the past twen,ty-five years, Her V.
mUe jal'though a "shock to iter niany
friend|, was not wholly unexr—Ji"
as sh^» had been in poor health
the (Hurt, ilSght:taonthsj||d'''i^Vto'S5!^
She''leiive8 to mount
sideS her tather and mother, thiwe
brothers, George ot Uiis Jl^rt
of Spokane, Wash., and C. P.
ltt of Boise, fdiibo. Also two Ha
ters, Mrs. Charles Boise and Mrs. T,
N. Babcjck of this city.
Funeral services wers teld at the
family home on Tuesday morning,
Decejnb|fc^4, at 11 o'dofik^,, «,
Girls and Boys of-Watertown:
The Directors of the Water1.Com
pany instruct me to say to you that
the Company will furnish you free
water for one skating rink in each
ward of the City conditioned only that
no charge be made for anyone to'
skate and that you organize axid3iave
a Committee In charge for you.
Watertown Water Company
"^B^Lee Stover, President.
Real Estate Transfers
R«««ti4 tir CtihsM &Mir Ahtoct O.,1
watertown, 8. D.
Hosatffiah Wlllson 'to iTno. D. BtoT
et al, lots 9 and 10, block 2, &>uth
Shore, S,, D. $860.00.
Emma E. Myers -to S. F, Sloane^
lot8-»4il»-and -12i -bloeik^'«li»k^neW
Haif^ey' A. Tarbell 'to 'Robert H.
Campbell, lots 1, 2 and 3, block, 26,
Syndicate Addition $t00."' 0
State of South Dakota lo ^anjp
Roosevelt Club, p&rt of NKl-4 of 27
Jorgen Holtaa 'to1-#^
outlot 3 in section 6, and outlot 4 in
section 6-119-52, Reservation! $190.
R, A. Oldfleld to B. R. Cowing, Iota
41 and 42, block 1, American Land
Co.'s Addition to South Shore $1.00.
H. R. Davlln to John A. Clairk, lots
1, 2, 15 and' 16, block 1, Woodlawn
Park Addition ^1.00.
C. A. Bjrer to Emma M/Heathoote,
south 36 feet of lot 8, blofck :*7, B»ttt'
H. Peterson to J. H. Peterkofli
lot 6, block 43, Third Railway' Addi
Chas. M. Kranz to farmers State
Bank,-sottth 30 feet of north 68 feet
1 and 2, block 3.,Kranzburg, S.
BYancis" -Paul«^i'y8i?T¥i ¥lor-"
ence Sny&er et ai, lots'6, 6, 7, 8, 9 and
10, blo6k 4, Watertown $1.00.
6w. W. Case, trustee to Alfred
McLaughlin, 'lots 18, 19 24 and 25,
block 27, Re-plat of West Watertown!
Mary P. Thomas to Siva E. Whiting,
lots '11 and 12, "block 1, Syndicate
Addition to Watertown $1.00.
Dakota Securities Co. to Theodore
C. Akin, lots 47 and 48, block 31, Re
plat of West Watertown $300.00.
Nicholas Lindner to Anna Lindner,
al^ interest in NE1-4 29-117-51 $1.
J. F. Jordan to August Jaehn, SW
1-4SW1-4 of section 1 lots 1 and 2
of section 12 and lot 5 ot Bectlon 11,
all in 117-55 $2,895.00,
State Bank of Henry' VT.O.
Boyd, NE1-4 of 6-117-53, less right of
James Goggtns to Benjamin F. Lin-:
nematv -outlot "B" Of outlots A, B,
and out of Outlot 3, of Kemps
oatlpts in SBl-4 of 32-117-52 $1.00.
Lv V. Packer to Jos. Xindner, lot
i, t\qe3s. 10, Brock's Addition $650.00.
Jennie A. Johnson to CharleB Aid
rich, lot 4 block 25, 'Second* Railway
iBmma Krana-16" Theodora,tJ. Lamm
lot 11^ :Jldck «, ^5®ek?*.^adltioo
John 8' Hanten to Theodora G.
i&ms«i%"i.*2 'lotit ia a»d"14, Jblp^
ferodl's Addition $iX.00,
^^dl^nenjWRjJPortar 4o Jullu#
^bl-4SWlI and lot 8ectio«-
if.J. «0WB,Pw^ |L y.Pfife, Lt.irowtBrSnif
And while, you are-.providing HEAT for ^ouraetf,44on'rvlor8^^t
you horse or cow ha^e to get most of .thelrs .eat
and therefore need g»od ground 'eed or grain jnufc/as ij^ornlsb.
try to please our cnatomers and work tar repeat ^vdera,
frill convince, yor
Oall.np Main #87 or cali-^l^-jgteen.'«^irator on Nortli'tfa^%^
ou may serve iiiatz in your
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CITIZENS NATIONAL BANK
Capital^ Surplus ana undividedproiits 8150.000,W
It mueh •afar all anuR4^ You know!wh9ra your mmty la ami
have the chaokt to show aa recsipti if nMaawry. «ijf TKS^..
Winter is here and we are Jt%,wred for a lag* tte^M cold weath^
jrith a large stock of hard ttjtkd soft coal, oordwood and slabs, inolud
Jng West Virginia Splint, Snnday Cre«k Xiookink ^ad Franklin oonnr
.,ty Illinois, in Lump and Egg Sizes, Egg, Stova." Nut and^ Pea Anthife
telte, '81aba »nd Jack^^ne, Mapie and BlQj^ jQxo' Solva^j,.4|oke a^-5
ifl pay #rl your
it to your guests,
with every assurance that
you are pouring a bever*
jage of extraordinary
quality and character. It
is truly a delight to the
eyeandajoy to thep^atel
FABL, LANGDAHL & COi
St, Watertomi, S.
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