Sfet frras amt fattotaian
.. Tuesday Evening, October 2, 1877
Bradley is improYing lug stable front on
Wheat receipts have been considerably
lighter than usual to-day. Seventy-six
cents has been paid.
Gen. Beadle is busy preparing the by-laws
and article of incorporation of the Dakota
There was a sprinkle of rain to day, but
weather wise people say the moon is not
right for much of a shower.
J. Lenger, a farmer residing in the
Bohemian settlement is threshing wheat
which averages over thirty bushels per acre.
Tickets to the soldiers reunion ball at the
Mercliints hotel have lieen reduced to two
dollars each, including supper. For sale at
the postoffice bookstore.
M. H. Gardner, charged with embezzle
ment, after several days' examination before
Justice White, was clear*d from the accusa
tion and discharged last night.
Wilcox & Williams' elevator is nearly
full of wheat and they are bothered to get
cars enough to haul oil' their purchases.
They shipped six car loads this morning
and will start eleven more to-morrow morn
Black Hills Times: S. L. Spink, one of
the leading lawyers of Yankton, has deliv
ered a written opinion on the Black Hills
county election question. He "stands ofl'"
Judge Miller's opinion. According to his
construction of the law "made and provi
ded" in this case, any election held for the
selection of county officers before November
1S78, won't hold water.
1 cans of A. Booth's celebrated oval
vrvr brand cooking oysters received at
Jenkinson's this evening. These oysters ar#
superior to any in the market and will be
sold at living prices.
Jenkinson promises a nice display of
FRESH FISH on Thursday evening of
Rev. Karl Gener left for Iowa this morn
Rev. G. Higgj arrived yesterday on the
George Mathieson arrived to-day on the
boat from Pierre.
J. C. Cowgill and A. Genick, of Santee
agency, were in town last night.
Miss Rosa Grady left this morning to at
tend the Catholic fair at Sioux City.
Bishop Hare reached Yankton to-day by
steamer Black Hills, from the upper coun
Hon. J. P. Kidder will arrive from Ver
million to-night and will remain during the
George Hoffman was among yesterday's
arrivals from the Hills by Bteamer Pen
Sheriff Baker will start out to-morrow to
post notices throughout the county of the
John Hornick and wife, of Pierre arrived
to-day on the Black Hills. Mrs. Hornick
is in very poor health.
Among the recent arrivals from the Black
Hills we notice Joseph Luebke and Will
Mayor Cramer came dawn from Brule on
the Black Hwls. He has been attending to
his wood contract at that agency.
Mr. Fish, bookkeeper for Evans & Hor
nick at Pierre, was brought down on the
Black Hills in a helpless condition from
Dana Todd and Mrs. Bud Todd reached
Yankton yesterday on the steamer Peninah.
They are direct from the Hills.
W. W. Aurner, of Swan Lake, is in town
with his fast rotting colt, which he will ex
hibit to the people of Dakota at the territo
rial fair this week.
Mrs. S. Hemingway, wife of the captain
of the steamer Rankin, arrived yesterday
from Bismarck, on the steamer Peninab, on
her way to St Louis.
Ed Paimer was a passenger on the Black
Hills from Pierre. He is direct from Stand
ing Rock, where he has been filling a kay
and wood contract.
Mrs. II. C. Ash and son were among to
day's arrivals from Pierre on the steamer
Black Hills. She is direct from the Hills
and will remain here this winter.
Dr. Burleigh arrived from the Hills to
day on the steamer Black Hills. He came
down on the Peninalt as far as the Carroll
wreck and there waited for the Black Hills.
Gen. Beadle will leave in a few days for
northern Dakota in the capacity of U. S.
inspector of surveys. He will be away
about two months, during which time he
will give close attention to business.
Gen. C. T. Campbell is in the city. He
will have command of the procession of
ex-soldiers on Thursday the day of the re
union. All soldiers will meet at the Mer
chants hotel at half-past one o'clock on the
4th inst, from whence the line of march
will be taken to the court house. Each
soldier will be designated by a blue ribbon
fastened in button hole of coat
Col. M. M. Jewett, representing the Kan
sas wagon company, is in the city for the
purpose of establishing an agency for the
sale of the already popular Kansas Cen
tennial wagons. The colonel was one of
the earliest pioneers of Kansas and also a
member of the party of explorers who dis
covered gold in Colorado, founded the city
of Denver and made Pike's Peak famous.
He haa accompanied prairie schooners across
,the great plains a wore of times, and what
,j he don't know about a wagon is past find
TcotliriV Inatltutr iter Tiirnrr County
Syn»i»l« of ProrrrdlnKs.
SWAN LAKE, TURNER CO.,
Dakota, Sept. L'Slli, 1S77.
Institute opened in the usual manner.
Mr. Andrews led an exercise in reading,
during which the various methods of teach
ing this branch were discussed.
Mr. Powers was railed upon to give his
method of word teaching, alter which fol
lowed an interesting discussion of the sub
ject of object teaching.
Mr. Mclntire gave a drill in orthography,
presenting his views of the manner it should
be taught in primary schools.
Next followed the first exercise in the ex
amination of candidates fur teaching.
Teachers all joined in the exercises.
This session was de.'oted almost exclu
sively to the teacher's examination. Two
applicant having sustained an excellent
examination, were awarded first-class certi
ficates by the superintendent.
The report of the committee on ro'olu
ti ins was presented and adopted.
Resolved, That we highly appreciate the
benefits derived from the teachers' institute
now drawing to a close, and earnestly rec
ommend all interested in the cause of edu
cation to be present at the institute next
Resolved, That the thanks of the institute
are tendered to Territorial^ Supt. W. E.
Caton for the earnest and efficient manner
in which he conducted the institute while
here, and regret very much that he could
not remain to its close.
Resolved, That we heartily thank Rev. J.
J. Mclntire for his valuable assistance in
conducting the institute in the absence of
That we tender our thanks to
Supt. 8. F. Andrews for his zealots and
untiring efforts in the discharge of the
duties of his office, and especially for his
services in connection with this institute.
That our thanks are due the
directors of Swan Lake school district for
the free use of the school room during our
Resolved, That the thanks of the institute
be herebv tendered to the editors of the
Press and Dakotaian for their courtesy in
publishing the proceedings of the institute.
A. A. POWERS,
Met at 7 o'clock p. m.
Instead of books, baskets, filled with
tempting luxuries, appeared on every hand
The Good Templars of Swan Lake had
made previous arrangements to give an en
tertainment to the institute. The invita
tion was most cbccrfully accepted, and all
passed a pleasant social hour while sharing
an excellent repast with the iriendsboth of
temperance and education. Thanks to the
Mr. Mclntire was called upon to close
the exercises by an impromptu address. In
spired by the presence of a large .audience,
and the importance of the grave subjects of
temperance aod education, he spoke earnest
ly of the need of carefully guarding the in
terests of our youth, and of preparing the
war for their moral and intellectual devel
opment, as the best means of promoting
the happiness and prosperity of mankind.
In closing the exercises of our first insti
tute, all feel that an advance step has been
taken in the cause of education in Turner
Superintendent Andrews now declared
the institute closed subject to future call.
evening at Jenkinson's.
cans of A. Booth's Saddle Rock
oysters received per express this
Visitors are flocking into the city to at
tend tbe fair.
Fred Lerch has put in a bid for beer
privileges on the grounds.
G. A. Torinus is erecting seats for 1,000
persons opposite the judges' stand.
The racing track has been put incom
plete order for the horseflesh exhibi'ion.
The two new buildings for the receptioB
of articles have been completed by Mr.
Torinus, and are ready for occupancy.
The secretary's office is now open at the
fair grounds, and all applications for exhi
bition privileges and tickets should be made
Articles for exhibition are coming in, and
there is every indication that the exhibition
which beuini to morrow will be first-class
in every respect.
Tbe Dakota Southern railroad company
has built a platform adjoining tbe track op
posite the entrance gate to the grounds,
for the accommodation of passengers.
A four horse palace coach will be run
from the Merchants down Third street,
stopping at the Jeneks hotel to the fair
grounds every half hour, prompt, during
R. T. Sullervan, Maine
II. B. Gregory, Mo T. D. Mariner, Dead
wood W. A. Chrone Iowa A. M. Kunken
Sioux City S. Fuller. Sijux City J. Wash
bume, Vermillion A. Washburne Vermil
lion E. S. Ingersoll Vermillion R. Wasyh,
Cedar Falls E. E. Gormell, Sandwich
H.Canmcon, California Geo. F. Ballard,
Dixon, 111. C. A. Jant, Sioux City Wm.
McKereher, Sioux City P. H. Abbott, De
troit, Mich John E. Howe, Deadwood
Thomas Griffin Deadwood Chas. A. Smith,
Bussell Ingorham, Deadwood: Frankie Lee
Deadwood Wm. Ginnian, Deadwood Chf.
Gidday, Deadwood Geo. A. Beane, Dead
woood Fannie Beane, Deadwood Thomas
Ely, Pittsburg C. H. Aikron, Pittaburg
Geo. B. Murphy, Cedar Rapid*: Alonze
Weeks, and wife, Settieton, N. F. F.
Beck Sioux CSty D. A. Kin joe, Chicago
M. W. L«od, Chicago Geo. L. Sevbolt,
Omaha P. B. Thehadoe and son, Sioax
Ccty J. W. Pott Vermillion M. Tobbine
t'rurrr«liiiK* a' Last Klghl** Mpflliilt
Coi'Ncu. ROOM, I'ITV OF YANKTON, I
Monday. Oct. i. i8rr--7 l.
Couucll met iu regular medium, and was
culled to order by the clerk
Present—Aid. Kates, Kingsbury, MacNa
mara, Miner, Piles. Powers and Stone.
His Honor the mayor, lieing absent. Aid.
Miner was elected mayor pro tem for the
Minutes of lust meeting read aud approv
Petition of F. L. Van Tassel and others
asking the council to order a sidewalk on
the west side of Cedar street, between
Third and Fifth streets.
The following lesolution was then pre
sented, read, and
the Mayor ninl Ci Council of
t/.f City 0/ i'tnUloii
Sei'tioii I. That il is, ami is herein- deelareil In
lie ueeessarv. thai a sitlewa'k *lumlil tie con
structed on til" west stile of Cedar street, in the
eitv of Yankton. a« follows: Cotiiin'Micinn on
I'li'irtl street, on the northwest corner ot t'eilar
street and Thin! street tin-nee a loin the wes.'
side of t'eilar street to the south sine of Killh
street, and the same Ileitis in front of lots to, it.
f_. t.i. 14. 13, Ui. IT & IS. in lilnek .v.. Central
Sec 'I hat said sidewalk shall he constructed
of wood, he si\ feet in width, and he in all re
spects made of the material and in the manner
ordinance of said city, and the
outer cdire of s-iid sideu alk shall he laid four feet
from the curli line of said street.
See 3. This resolution shall he published for
four consecutive weeks in Hie Press and lal o
taian newspaper, the otlieial paper of said city
Passed October 1.1S77.
K. T. am-:. C1Sy Clerk.
Petition of lion. John L. 1-ennington
and others, residents of lower Yankton,
asking to have Third street drained and
graded from Capital street 10 Burleigh
street, presented, read and referred to com
mittee ou grades, streets and alleys.
Committee on finance an lj taxation re
ported back bill of Harvey & BrinkcrholT,
as allowed at $11.50, and recommended that
that amount be paid.
Report adopted and clerk ordered to
draw a warrant tor the same.
Communication received from II011. John
L. Penniugton, offering lo build the side
the north side of Third
street, betweeu Pine and Pearl streets, for
thirty cents per lineal or running foot, and
On motion, bid accepted and cantract
Reports of city justice, city marshal, Po
liceman Conway and city treasurer for the
month of August, 1S77, presented and re
ferred to committee on finance and taxation
Bill of C. H. Bates for surveying, $9.00,
and Taylor Bros., printing, 8.00, presented
and referred to committee on finance and
His honor then appointed Norman
Learned as a regular policeman of the city
which appointment was confirmed by the
council, by the following vote:
Ayes—Aid. Bates. Kingsbury, Miner and
Nays—Aid. MacNatnara, Piles and Pow
Absent and not voting—Aid. Cramer.
On motion, adjourned.
E. T. WHITK, Slay or pro tem.
FANNIE BEANE DRAMATIC COMBINA
This troupe will give an entertainment at
Stone's hall this evening, and every evening
during the present week. The company
comes to Yankton well recommended, in
every respect. Prior to leaving Bismarck a
number of the prominent citizens of that
place tendered the compliment of a benefit
to Miss Fannie Beane. We copy from the
Bismarck Tribune tbe correspondence pre
liminary to that occasion
Bismarck, D. T. Sept. 22d, 1777.—Miss
FANNIE BEANE—We, the undersigned,
citizens of Bismarck, appreciating your
talents, and the efforts of your" dramatic
troupe to please, respectfully tender you a
benefit at Sherdian Hall any evening of next
week that will best suit your engagements.
Respectfully yours, &c.,
W Maratta. W Richardson,
Geo W Sweet, Carnahan,
St Chubb, Henry Blakely,
8 A McKenzie, A Vitt,
Wm A Holletnback,Sig Hananer,
Porter, W W Bill,
A Lounsberrv, Dr Slaughter.
E W Finch, D, A Willev,
SO Hemenway, Thomas Van E'.ten,
Thos Townsend, A Bigelow,
A Walker, W Raymond,
Ii S Seip, Thos Jones,
Williams, John Whalen,
John Bowen, Edmond Hackett,
John Dunn, A I'uesen,
Mason, Capt I Earle,
E A Johnson, Capt Jas Todd,
E Walker, John Davidson,
SHERIDAN HOUSE, Bismarck, D. T.
Mcssrs.Maratta, lltmcnvay, LoutiJ,erry, Hol
lembael:, and Others.
DEAR SIBS—Your very flattering note,
tendering me a complimentary benefit, just
received. In reply I would, with your
kind approval, suggest Monday evening,
Sept. 25th, it being the last we can possibly
spend in your city, as other engagement
will call U3 away on Tuesday. Thanking
you and the generous citizens of Bismarck
for their numerous ma-ks of friendship.
FANNIE BEANE AND COMI-ANV.
IIOISE TO RENT.
A good house containing five rooms, and
shed, situate near business portion of city,
for rent by E. T. White, corner of !»d and
A BCRMIAM CO.
Invite the ladies of Yankton to call and
examine their new stoct: of fall and winter
goods comprising all the latest novelties in
hats, feathers, fancy wings, flowers, orna
ments ribbons niching ties tc.
FIYE OR TEN CENTS A CAN
In price is no object to the purchaser in
buying a good or poor can of eysiere. Buy
A. BOOTH'S, and convince yourself that
they are the largest, fattest and whitest, weigh
more to the can and consequently are the
cbf pel oyster in market. For sale at
JaUason's, Third StraeL
M'RH.tSK TO-MllHHMV MtlHT.
A. 1'. lturbank, the reader, will appear
to-morrow night at the Congngationsl
church and deliver some of hi* choicest
selections. The press of the country is
unanimous in the opinion that Mr. Ihir
hank is miexctlled as an elocutionist and
delineator of character and the people of
Yankton should not let paas so rare an op
portunity to aee and hear one of the moil
gifted geniuses of the day. He baa been
at considerable expense by the
lecture committe, an organisation of
our own citiiens which is under
taking to Airnish the people of this pnr ion
of Dakota with intellectual food. The fol
lowing is Mr. Bnrbank's programme for
Father Phil's Collection—l.over.
The Charcoal Man—TrowbrMise.
The New Chnreh Orpan—Carleton.
I.a Clea—t»e Mille.
Sut'ly Tim's Trouble -Fannio llo-lK'"n.
oss—S. S. linsscl.
Itnek Kanshaw's l'nnend Marl 'I waii:.
These selections will occupy about an
hour and three-quarters.
Tickets for sale at the postoffice bookstore
ami at the door.
SAFE FOR SAI.E.
A new safe will be fold on favorable
terms, Apply to Mills & Purily.
AN OFFICE HOY
Can find a situation by
Dodge, Dcwitt's block.
applying to Dr
A SKIN LIKK MONUMENTAL AI.AIIA«TEH
maybe attained by usirgGI.KNN'SSui.rut'lt
SOAI*, which docs away with the necessity
for Sulphur Baths. Try it, ladies. It is a
genuine benulitier, and very economical.
HINT TO THOSE PHKMATCHEI.Y OKAY,
use HII.I.'S IlAiit DYE.
Broclie Shawls at Eis»tntin & Co.'s.
Ladies ready made Sacipies, very tiuo as
sortment, at Clins. Kiseman & Co.'s.
Ladies Underwear, an unequalled assort
ment, at very low prices at Eit-emfui's.
Boys' Clothing, in great variety, at Eisc
man's. These goods deserve special atten
tion as they are fnst class, and are sold at
such prices as to he within the reach of the
Nottingham Lacc for curtains. The la
dies are invited to call at Eiseman's and in
spoct these goods.
Ladies' visiting cards in 24 different styles
at th' Press & Dakotaian office.
Kellv's new store for vmir line
Visiting cards on damask board, white
and tinted bristols, at Press and Dakotaian
OPPOSITE THE POSTOFFICE.
Are now ready with their inimensr stock of
HATS AND CAPS,
Hosiery, Cardigan Jack-
ETS, GLOVES, MITTS,
TRUNKS & VALISES,
Aud evi-r.vtliiiitt else usually found 11 a First Cla--s
^\e have ttie l.ustm t: in tlie 'J-ihtory,
and invito all to call mid examiu*' "in UIHKIH HHO
WE DEFY COMPETITION
CLOTHING AND FURNISHING GOODS.
DON'T PURCHASE UNTIL YOU HAVE SEEN OUR STOCK
The largest stock of Clothing atul tients' furnishing Goods ever brought to this
market. People of all classes can be suited and fitted at our establishment.
We call especial attention to our larjje assortment of FINE BUSINESS and DliKSS
SUITS, which cannot be excelled by the best custom tailors in material, fit, style, or
ALL OUR FINE CLOTHING MADE BY CUSTOM HAND
Our stock nf YOUTHS'. BOYS'aud CHILDREN'S Clothing, WHITE and COL
ORED SlItKTS, UNDERWEAR, &c., is now complete, and cannot be surpassed in
W01!KI\« M'i rs—w can beat the world iu low prices on well made, du
rable WORKING SUITS.
OVERCOATS—Men's and Boys "Light, Heavy, Fine, Common Overcoats, of all
qualities, styles aud prices, to suit your pride or your pocket.
We Are Prepared to Fill Orders
FROM PARTIES OUTSIDE THE CI'TY?
Wholesale or Retail—Satisfaction Quaranteed.
HARRY KATZ, Third-St..Yankton
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