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D. J, RILEY REALTY CO ft/ I 'Wattrl»w«, 6. IX 1091-2 X. Broadway Res. 2230—Phone—Offie« 2146 I have an exceptional snap to offer on a 2000 acre tract of North Dakota land, located in Kidder County, two miles from a small town on the Northern Pacific railroad. Good heavy soil, with clay sub-soil. All under cultivation. This land can be sold quarters and one-half sections, at extreme sacrifice price, excellent terms, at a reasonabe rate of interest, or will exchange part of it for town property. Come and see me. Syverson* Ostroot Booms 1 and 2 Spicer Block FARM LOANS We can place from $400022 to On each quarter Good, well improved farms. We can take care cf your loans promptly at lowest rates. See us before making placing new LOANS. renewals or & THE JOY OF THE BATH 318 E. Kemp Ave.'f' Watertown, 8. D. si*?' 9ina Phone 2104 Everything in Office Supplies—News What Is Home Without a Pencil Sharpner Pencil Sharpeners have become so cheap that no home in which pencils are used can afford to b« Ahout this little mechanical convenience. B®'s One for a ny ordinary-sized peneil can be sharpened With it in only a few turns of tke crank. It may be placed on or gorewed to the top of a Juble or desk. :£§2J, Increased a hundred fold when taken In a line, roomy bath of clean, white enamel. Have you euoh a -one In your honwf If show you what we have and quote -prioea You will be agreeably eurprie. ed at the lew ooet...Qet our estimate today. WATERTOWN PLUMBINGv & HEATING CO. afl( tga-vfi'. Local Happenings Casseroles at Nelson & Reed's. Miss Ruth Case returned last week from a visit with friends in Omaha, Neb. T. $ Secretary F. L. Bramble of lie Da kota Life transacjtfdb^iuessJlu S|gux Falls last week. Mrs, G. C. Covers, of Watertown, was a guest of Mrs. Bmmn Dixon Sunday.—Bradley Globe. Mrs. Paul Lempke, of 'Florence, Tie municipal Christmas tree tar ing 'proven so successful last year, the city officials are planning another for '1916. ir Manicure sets at Nelson &'Reed's. iMrs. L. M. Curl went to Watertown Friday evening to spend Sunday with tier 'mother and her daughter.—Gary Inter State.:, The weather hias finally- cooled off efficiently to permit tie turning on 6f| the water for the skating rink at Athletic park. For Sale—Duroo Jersey "hoarA. F. H. Wes». 6-18* Mrs. S. M. Hattlestad returned last week to her home at Clear Lake after visiting for a few days with friends in this city. Mrs. E. M. Jones, accompanied by her son and her daughter, came over from Clark last wetik to viBit for the day with, friends. Keep hot water hot for 24 horus, or cold water cold for an equal length of time. That's Thermos bottles, at '•Nelson & Reed's, ,^v* Mrs. John Nichdteon fet^fied last Saturday from Bancroft, S. D., where she visited at the home of her daugh ter, Mrs. M. J. MtaeilergQ&: Sunday night witnessed a decided fall In temperature. Those motorists who had not been giving their radi ators inuch. alcohol found the circula tion cut off in some instances. Egg-cooking machines, trays and cups to go with them, if you want them, at Nelson & Reed's. Novelty as a Christmas gift. Cooks eggs soft or hard, as you may choose. Mr. and Mrs. F. B. Sanders of La Fayette, la., arrived In the city last week for a visit at the homes of Mrs. Sanders' sister, Mrs. A. H. Duryee^ and of her brother, S. A. Shupe. Dr. R. F. Campbell went to Rock ester JUist week to attend the meet ing of the surgeons of the North western railroad -company. Dr. Camp tell has long represented the com pany in this city and vicinity. The central sdhool building at Madison, 8. D.. was consumed by fire ilast week. The loss Is about $40,009 •with about $18,MO insurance. The school board ordered a week's vaca tion in order to •procure temporary quarters. Rev. C. E. Kearns officiating, the marriage of Mins Minnie Schoonhoven amd Russell Money -was solemnized Phone 2149 accompanied by the best wishes of a large circle of friends In Watertown and vicinity. wns 1b the city last week, a gu^st with Chaa. Squires, who has bean at Wa tertown for some time past, returned Wednesday to Gary.—Gary Inter State.- ''V* s..: The Modern Woodmen of America recently elected the following officers for the ensuing year: Past Counsel, W. W. Skinner Council, F, A. Mar vin Advisor, W. A. Eastburn Banker Alex Davison Secretary, J/ fiunc&iok er Watchman, F. B. Snow Sentry, J. ..Wells trustee for three years, J. W. Poor, The holiday vacation for the city schools will partake of & sort of tn novation this year. The va&ation will commence on December 28, followirg the cusmisgaj 0f gd^i her sister, MISB Maude BIWDS jnoon of Wednesday, December 22. Miss Castle Crain .of Redfleld, wSslThe vacation will end on January 6, in the city last week, a guest at the home ol Dr. and Mrs. Glenn Yea- last Wednesday evening at the home ing been married almost two-thirds of the bride. The young couple will of a century. Mr. Clutton is 88 years nuCke their future home in Huron, of age and Mi*. •tBatton 86. S Gifts of Grocer^. 0l the after- school resuming on Thursday morn ing, January 6. The Royal Neighbors chose the fol lowing officers at a recent meeting: Oracle,. Hattie Perry, Vice Oracle, Mary Wells Chancellor,. Mrs. E. Lampy Outer Sentinel, Mrs. A. Chl zek Inner Sentinel, Mrs. Sarah Leon ard Recorder, Mary Chapman Man ager, Mrs. S. H. Ohtness Marshal,' Lena Baldwin Musician, Mra. May Barrette. Many Watertown people who en joyed the gentleman's personal ac quaintance will regret to learn of the death of James M. Raymond, founder of the town which bears Us name in the western part of Clark county. Mr. Raymond kas born in 1830 In New York state, coming to South Da1iota in 1880. For a number of year* he was connected with the Chicago 4 North Western railroad as a civil en- ky'tv&Sif. Mr. and Mrs. John Giese departed the first of the week for Miami, Flor ida, to spend the winter. They have already spent several wintera to thiis delightful southern «ity. *j^be water of the bay, said JSIr. Giese, is always warm enough, even in midwinter, to enable one to enjoy a plunge In it, its temperature running above 7o dur ing the whole of the winter season. The Odd Fellows listened to a fine address hy Grand Patriarch A. J. Nefc by, of Dell Rapils, S. D., at a meeting in this city Friday night laetr Fol lowing tlie speech and other features of the meeting, the following 6fflcerB were chosen for the enBulng year: TM. T. Elkins, Chief Patriarch H. M. Blinkensop, Chief Warden J. Caldow •High Priest E. L. L^hmjkn, Scribe N. Htmeacker, treasurer, and B. H. Heath, trustee. .#* vf8 4®J5» Don't at Chroetmsts would be jractteal and appreciated, especiatlv by poor recip ients to whom you wish to show your charitypWBt!t oOr Groceries are al ways acceptable by rich or poor 1e- eause of their high Quality. Every thing you wMi tn the Qrooery iflne delivered dally at your door. And our prces are admittedly reasonaWe for fuoh hish-^rad) floods as we *ell. We call your special attention to our good Coffees, Teas, Canned and Bottled goods, Cheess an4Fish, Hanson's Grocery 1 w/ 1 Ever see an egg machine? know what It Is, eh? '-Well, neither did we until we saw it at Nelson & •Reed's. It is aiot Tor the purpose of making eggs, as our question would imply, but for cookhrg eggs. Tou take ithe little vup with a handle at tached to it and if -you want your eggs cooked scfft uBe an indicated end of the cup for measuring out your al cohol. If you want 'em cooked hard, use the other -end Of the same cup. Of course, yon can get the tray and the egg cups ifihat gev wUh it if you •want %m. Judge I. H. Myers 'has received photographs *T Mr. -arid 'Mrs. J. J. Clutton, forme^y regfdents of this city, turn living at Detroit, Mich. For many years Mr. •Clutton was engaged in the Teal estate andlwnr bnniness in this !lty. He reCteo served as mayor of the city. It will be Interesting to their numerous Watertown friends to learn that Mr. and Mrs. Clutton, on November 22, 1915, celebrated their alxtysixth wedfling amsi?rersa*y, hav- 'i I atrs. O. B. BtuAlsnd ud daughter Norma .went to Watertown Saturday evening to meet Mrs. Bushland's sla rter, Mrs. Verne Tremoh, (who cane 'up tfGwn Sioux FaUa, and will visit here for a number of weeks.-—Gary Inter I -i Wanted BOO Salesmen—We have dedded to dottle our sales force for 19X6. Big money, big line, all neces sities—Groceries, Patnta. Oils, Stock Taod. Sell at wholesale. Goods and house nationally known. Quit road— •sW to home territory—build homes and bank accounts as hundreds do. Regular trade, quickly, -easily cover ed. No capital—effective Belling helps. $160 to fSOO monthly easy. Write today. John Sexton Co., Whole sale Grocers, Chicago. 26* M. A. Hockman, who is -supervising the \-oonstructlon of the bridges un der ^county authorily, has reported to saw board the cost af various bridgas recently completed. The bridge across the creek near the Ma thiesen place, seventy toot span, cost whereas, under contract, Mr. Hockman says it would have cost about 18,500.00. Another erected near the Peterson place, ft 55-foot span, cost $2*811, as against $2,600 under contract Several other bridges ac cording -to Mr. Hockman, have like wise been the means of saving money for the eounty, compared with the contract ^price demanded hy -the fridge conqpanies for Other bridges of stipulated Jength of span.. IMr. and Mrs. Tim Curley have de cided to leaare the farm after the holidays and -will make their future •home in Watertown where they have bought the Geo. Henningson resi dence. Mrs. Curley's health has been very «M)orly. especially so the past months and to leave *he Jam was thought the best thing to do, hy the family, for her tutaire welfare.. Mr. and Mrs. Curley came here years ago when the country was axew and from that time they labored faithfully un til they now own one of the best im proved farms in Codtagtou, county and a beautiful home. The Curley boys will assume all the responsibil ity of the farm work and thefr sister, Ethel, will keep hoa«e f«r Uieiu. —Henry, Infep^wJent "XtHT TALKING MACHINES RECORDS EDISON New Diamond Disc Phonographs f^tieXmasKFi NO NEEDLE8 TO CHANGE, UNBREAKABLE AND EVERLA8TING REC ORD8. $80.00 TO 9260.00. VICTOR ViCTROLAS, $1S5)0 to $200.00 COLUMBIA GRAF0N0LAS, $10.00 t6 $200.00 EDISON New Type AMBEROlAS, $30.00 fjif: PLAYING CYLINDER RECORDS, DIAMOND POINT. JU fr.vV 1 i' is ... Buy flUJ Shortage on Machines is W. Cooke's Opposite Post-office SIS2 1 ««-.n Cr. L. O. Hilt, aooomparited by Mrs. BHU, returned last week iftrom an ex tended southern trip, during whicli they visited Oklahoma City,: where the doctor read a paper before the national association of sturgeons, gpg Professor A. W. Palm arese bright and early Monday morning, went out, to his tM Ford standby, crtta&ed the old thing up, filled the radiator with water, -and started up town faster than Henry Ford -crossed the ocean: When Palm stopped his old vehicle and went around In front to pat it on Che head, he noticed that the radiator had split in it longer than a cow boy's dream. "Well, what'd'y know about that!" said Palm. "Who'd 'a thought 'twas cold enough to freeze -up "In running full tilt?" But It was, all the same. The professor "Sfibuld have done one of two things: either mixed alcohol in about a fifty per eent proportion in the contents of the radiator or else taken so big a swig of whisky as to be indifferent about the condition of radiators. Considerable interest was evinced some time ago in the disappearance of B. C. Bagman, a banker of Rock ham, S. D., who departed from home In his automobile for ell, a near-by town. Later the auto was found near Zell, and with it alBo the overcoat and some other clothing belonging to Mr. Hagman, whose disappearance was a mystery. It is said that his accounts at the bank were found to be correct in every particular. In terest in the case has been revived by the reappearance of tin banker, who notified his wife from a point in Minnesota. Mr. Hagman claims that his mind became a hlank soon after he left his home at Rockham to go to Zell. He has no recollection of events that transpired between that date and the time of hiB sudden recovery of his memory. The executive committee of the Farmers' Co-Operatlve Association of the state held a meeting in this City last week and accepted the invito tfon to hold the regular annual meet ing In Watertown on. January 25, 26 and 27. The members present at the committee meeting were the blow ing: O. D. Anderson of Corsica, H. G. 4 'M '*M mfwte Everything Musical Af ft tee was named ty «f for providing tor mek as may sem best nliei sion, Mr. and Mrs. f. 3. Gn$t summp&a led by Miss Mabel lilmifci pd&i th» greater #rtioif« W'W&it torn day at the home •I.Mlr'aKf'Mty. &eo. P. B. Kendall a» P»«We l-w^ a^kDrt distance west of lake Kamp®|*'i: A 'most deliciow ebickiftt dianiir was served by the koeteos «t Mr. Kendall had bvt fairly his fall's work done «p preparatory for the winter. The «»ni urn he •said, that as soon as he-gat hts hogs well stuffed with it he pat then upon the market, before Ms feed ran out. The Kendalls enjoy form tile, al though Mrs. Kendall was reared In the city. "I have never enfryed liv ing more than we have enjoyed it since coming to this farm about three years ago," she raid. "I heSeve I should hesitate a long time before leaving the farm," she added. Mr. Kendall was the advertising man for an Omaha farm pnbUeation some years ago, but, tndlag his health gradually slipping away, he eenclod-v ed to accept the advice ef physiclanft and removed to a northern term where there's plenty of room lor lung expansion and lots of fresh air loaf ing around. His health has shown marked improvement since he com menced to wrestle with the pigs and the calves and the «orn stalks and the grain binders, etc. to the langu age of Rip Vanwinkle, «r may be It was Shakespeare, may fee and kls'n live long and prosper. INVE8T IN Olt LAND&. Ji S! Speii'ds,^ ?n. -Wyonijfna .':Reldjief*"*''' Rapid City, "S. D.—James Hartge ing and Ben M. Wood have:'rel«iite4': from Casper, Wyo., where they Incoiy ftotem of Baltic, B. W. Anderson of j'porate^ the Dakota-Wyoming Oil, Gh^ Willow Lakes, Wm. Selpp of Water-jj^nd Refining Co., with a capitallzatioaf, H^Jaj' of Clark, and F. O. rof $6,000,000. The new con®any SSmonson of Viernjlllion. It is fix-joomposed entirely of Rapid Olty mem pected that addresses will be deliver-land the board of offtcert Jiwt^ected ed by some of the most prominent follows: Presidents James co-operative fanners i» the. north-treasurer, A. H. Vincent eecreta:. wert, among whom will he tion. John Ben M. Wood, with the active offlu T. Belk of Henry, long Identified with ,w. Dr. W a Robinson and J. wf the farmers' co-operative wovemeut. -^nnegan form, the board of directors^ At a meeting of the Commercial club n, C. Warren and 8. Cull fiJsc are,* tehl the previous |^pfu-^nt®r^ted«.