Carries California by Sixty
Thousand Over Taft
CL4RK DEFEATS WitSfW
S"eak«r Endorsed for Democratic
jminee by Nearly Three to One.
Vote Comparatively Light Conald«r
irg Strenuous Campaign.
s n Francisco, May 16.—Approxl
ly two-thirds of California, 2,169
»r.m cut of 3,700, give Roosevelt
Taft, 61,703 La Follette, 31,
Clark, 26,364 Wilson, 11.997.
veil's plurality on the fare of
turns is 46,406. His indicated
il.'ty is between 60.000 and 66.000.
amp Clark leads Woodrov Wilson
vrougbout the state the rote was
mratlvply light. This was regard
s surprising in view of the menu
£hs campaign waged for the Republic
an preference and the keen interest
fiat everywhere was manifest by the
is drawn by the campaign
3 Francisco, where a de
fort was made by the Taft
3 make a good showing for
date, favored the colonel
plurality of 3,437. Roosevelt car
IMS Angeles by more than two
lator La Follette found consola
only In San Diego county, which
ned him his only plurality In any
ion of the state.
Clark an Easy Winner.
imp Clark's victory over Wood
ft'l!*on was sufficiently sweeping
•tsf) the pre-election claims of his
anagers. He alo probably
ry county and when the
ited it is expected that he
1 to lead Wilson by nearly
zed effort was made in be
oth^r Democratic candi
:e contest between Clark
was tame beside the pyro-
5cal campaigns waged by the Re
Taft's best showing was made
hern California counties,
the San Joaquin valley,
.Japanese sentiment is
•?, and where the fight made
the Japanese attitude of the
id.-nt found reflection in
against him In many of
•r iwciity-six delegates won by
•veil and Clark are pledged to
their respective candidates their
SENT AWAY FROM SAN DIEGO
e n Reitmann First Tarred and
I logo, Cal., May 16 —The free
fight here took another seri
turn when Emma Goldman.
Queen of the Anarchists," was es
ted to the depot after a near riot
when she tried to hold a meeting and
a S i
a train bound for Los An-
rted that Dr. Ben Reit
Goldwan's manager, was
eat he red, forced to kneel
Auif-ri-'-an flHg and then
i n a northbound train and told
return to San Diego.
is stated that Reitmann was
hy a crowd of vigilantes and
in an automobile to the Las
--fiultas ranch, twenty miles north
of San Diego.
There he is said to have been tarred
and feathered over his underclothing
and forced to kiss the American flag.
1 he \igilantes also exacted a prom
tie not to return to San Diego before
putting Reitmann on & Los Angeles
.c iSid-rt rinds the Dry Excavation
Panama, May, 16.—The dry season
on the isthmus ended with a great
rain storm. The dry period, which
was the longest recorded since the
Americans have occupied the zone, has
greatly facilitated the work of dig
ging the canal and it Is announced
that 1,000 white employes will be
dropped from the payrolls before the
end of May.
Within the next three months Qatun
lake will rise thirty-three feet. All
the dry excavation has been prauUcAl
CONTINUE TO Political Powwow at Chance.
Toll and HOQSBVBlt EXCf)dflg6
•nd former Prtsldent Roosevelt con-,
tinued their cesnnaign tours through
Ohio and neither was backward in re-
ferring to the «th«r. Colonel Koose-
velt remarked at Norwalk that the
powers of prniiege in the Democratic f'
party, as represented by the great
newspapers in 5iew York and Masea
chusettc. wpre *11 arrayed against him
and for Mr. Taft
Mr. Taft declared there was a great
dffft-ren'e between the Roosevelt of
Iwho thcoght two presidential
terms enough, and the Roosevelt of i
today, who is chasing all over the
country after yie nomination.
Mr. Taft tolr his RoseviJle audience
that he pointel with pride to the rec
ord of trust )rosecutions by his ad-
ministration He then said he was
feeling the effects of these prosecu
tions in his iuniiaisrn
Captain May said Edward J. Will
iams came tc tsim last 6pring to so
licit an optioa of the Katydid culm
"1 think h* brought a heated let
ter to me fro« Judge Archbald." he
continued. "a»*.lng if the Katydid culm
was for sale und what price would be
put on it
"How did y#u interpret Judge Arch
bald's reque$» (or an option on the
"I didn't analyze the letter at all."
May said, aowever, he would not
have dealt with Williams if it had aot
been for Judge Archbald'a letter.
Seed Speltz at Green*#.
Mr. and Mrs. I-rank
areagam v.s.tors to the city.
They haw had a very successful
vaudeville season. Manager Otte
appearance ,n aketchw tontght
240 acres of good land ck#e to
town for rent come in and see.
Oscar N. Sampson, Lemmon.
Rev. J. S. Surbeck, of Rapid
Citjr, Pastor at Large of the
Presbytery of Black Hills was a
vkilor in town T^esdpy. Rf v
3,..' Ltt-ek will attend the Gem ia.
Assembly of the Presbyterian
church which meets in Louisville,
Kentuckey this week and next.
Announcement is made for the
•luptiais of Mr. Jack Dalton and
Miss Pearl Catlin, the wedding
Chokes to Death on 8teak.
Fergus Falls, Minn., May 16.—Ole K
Nelson, a farmer of the town of
Girard, choked to death on a pl«»ee of
beefsteak. The steak became wedged
in his throat. When an atterrtpt was
made to relieve him the meat was
easily removed, but too late to saJ'e his
lite. Eleven children survive.
Six Entombed Miners Rescued.
Ironwood. Mich., May 16—After
neaily twenty-four hours of untold an
guish six ol the thirteen miners who
were impressed in the No*rls mine
o 1 \e other Iron Minina company
were rescued. The bodies of the
ven dead men have been recovered.
county aspirants to political dis
tinction Wednesday, and somi
twenty or more of those who will
figure on the primary ballot were
f'nmnlimnntc present. A fair turnout of pec
Cleveland, m* 16.-Pr«lfl«t Taft1
I pie from the neighborhood were
on hand to listen to the messages
candidates were to bring, al
though a larger proportion of
the residents of the neighborhood
'stayed on their farms doing that
they deem of greater in-
.. portance even than shaKing
hands with the festi'-'e candidate.
Chance had put up something
of a program of sports and other
'attractions. There was a wrestl
is: n.utcn. Kh vs Hans, and
there were western riding ana
Broncho busting stunts pulled
off. The affair closed with ft
The greater interest centered
various candidates for office.
Each, in making his bow, was
HAD LETTER FROM ARCHBALD ready with a more or less able
line of talk some spoke wisely.
Man Who Ma«e Deal for Culm Prop
Washington, *Jay 16.—Captain
A. May of St ronton, Pa., superintend-
some wittily, most of them knew
jwhen to quit, and a few didn't
Altogether the affair was a
ent of the Er* railroad coal proper- happy solution of the problem as
and vi. O president of the Hill-! ,.
company, was a |to
side Coal and Iron
witness at t^e hearing of charges
against Judgt Archbald of the com
merce court tflore the judiciary com
mittee of the Bouse.
how the voter and the
meet to mutual ad-
Mrs. Harriet Drew, of Le
Mars, la-, was the honored guest
at a small informal recepiton I
given by her daughter Mrs. Mary
Drew Wilson and grandaughter
Mrs C- A. Ingalls on Monday
afternoon The hours were pleas
antly passed in playing the ntw
game of Progressive Conversa
tion. Music and readings were
also enjoyed Mrs. Drew favor
ed the guests by singing most
„r artistically a late composition of
.Mcl&hon>Frank Lvnes enlitled
Ute in the afternoon
a buffet luncheon WM served
Lang has engaged them for an'Stran(!
hostesses, assisted by Mrs.
cluded Mm„. Smhhi Co|enlan
an a urdav. Gross, Renner, Rodenbour, Hunt-
Mrs. F. A. Finch and son
Frank, left Wednesday for Aber
crombie, where the family ex
pect to spend a part of the sum
mer Meanwhile Frankie wil!
be put under the care of special
ists at Fargo on account of a
tendency toward deafness.
ington. Strang, Swander, Samp
son, Tillotson, Ellis, Layne,
Finch, Skiles and Ramsland.
The Altar society met Thnrs
jday with Mrs. W Johns The
usual pleasant afternoon was
spent and at the close a dainty
luncheon was served by the
to occur at the bride's home at|^ary'8 church took their first
Seim Mav 24. Groom and bride
will tender their friends a wed
ding dance on the evening of the
WHY FARM LONGER—Ul*
1 -s ke farming. Call on or
write to us at once for we have
nice running stores, income prop
erties and small eastern farms to
exchange. Also people with thf
ready cash to buy farms priced i year in the Womans club will be
rignt. No delays Farm loans Art, Household economics and
large or small. The Willey Bros, Civics. Current events will be
This afternoon the nines of
Lemmon and Hettinger high
schools crossed bats at the home1
diamond. A fast game was play-1
ed, full of all sorts of errors and
replete with fun for the many
onlookers present, and when the
given for roll call.
a"dj eVe1the wherethe'ha
Vote For The Man
VERNON A. WILLIAMS
for Clerk of Courts
Here a man who is out on bis
own merits, has been a resident
of Perkins County for 4 years.
Is a competent stenographer and
bookkeeper working at these
trades for 7 years. Is competent
in the public introduction of the'n ^very way to fulfill the office
for which he seeks. A man whom
is clean in politics, never having
run for a public office before. He
bears the reputation of being one
of the best versed practioners be
fore the Lemmon land office.
If you think that his competi
tors Mr. Aldrich and Mr. Parker
have been at the creb long
enough, cast your ballot for this
man Williams, and he if nomi
nated and elected will greatly ap
preciate your support, and will
attend to the duties of the office,
in the very best of a manner.
Lemmon-Lawther Mail Route.
The mail ruute irom Lemmon
to New Leipzig, or, as it is now
named, Lawther. is about to be
come a reality, and in conse
quence there is much genuine
pleasure expressed throughout
the country districts along its
way. Postmaster Doherty is
authorized to receive bids for the
The route is via Selma and
Pretty Rock, and has a length of
close to fifty miles. W. E. Ly
man has put in a bid. on a basis
of auto service, and if he gets
the contract wil! put in a service
that should leave little to be de
sired. He intends to put in a
heavy truck as far as Pretty
Rock, and figures that the cream
and vegetable shipments from
that garden spot will help ma
terially to pay expenses. From
Pretty Rock to Lawther he would
run a lighter car for the sake of
speed, and would there connect
with all four trains east and
west on both railroads. Such
a service would be a great bene-
The Womans Club met with
Mrs. Oscar C- Olsen on Wednes
day afternoon. This was the
last meeting of the club this fit to Lemmon and would materi
srason. A new line of study ally facilitate the travel north,
will be decided on lator. An *n
jo} able afternoon was spent and L. W. Dousman waf ft visitor
light refreshments were served, to the city Monday.
Mr. C. D. Smith went to north- Mr. John Beld, of Lodgepole,
ern Minnesota Tuesdav on a sev
eral days business trip.
The German children of St.
communion on Thursday morn
ing in the presence of friends
and relatives. The class formed
at the priests house and Father at Martens Feed Store.
Frei led the procession to the
church. The children sang the
services in German which was
The study decided upon next
F. C. Totten, Physician city Thursday.
fully, apparently glad that for for his old friends „11U
Lemmon carried off the .expects to make his home at and valued for many amiable
was a visitor to the city yester
W. G. Porter, of Aberdeen,
was a visitor at Lemmon on
Secure your Cabbage, Tomato.
Pansy and other garden plants
The Methodist Ladies Aid will
meet with Mrs. Raw Friday, Mav
24. All ladies are invited.
If in need of Seed Corn, apply
to Geo. E. Lemmon. or Russel
Emberson, Deputy. Good quali
ty, price, $2.50.
Geo. F. Jones, of Yankton,
private secretary to Hon. Robt
J. Gamble, was a visitor to tiie
l»U Mrs. J. Foot and daughter,
land her parents, left Thursday
The Ladies Aid Society of the i f°r
Presbyterian church wi'l been- Sam B-Glenn, at Roundup, Mont
dust of battle cleared away, it tertained at the hame of Mrs. L.
was found that the Lemmon Kirdland on Thursday, May 23.
boys scored nineteen runs, while Market Day Auction next Sat-1 and Miss Ethel Winnifred James.
e e inger bunch reached the urday afternoon, May 25. If you at Rochester. Minn., on Wednes
home plate on,y tweWe times. ha^ anything to sell, bring it in. |Uay. May 15. The groom ana
Suffice it is to say that the cheers! Pomeroy, Auctioneer.
that split the air thereat, prompt-! Mr. and Mrs. Gus Wynne re
ly informed.the populace of the turned this week from Texas,
to her brother, Mr.
Announcement is made of the
rparriane of Mr. Albert Smafley,
bride will make their home at
Lemmon, after June 15. The
bride is the daughter of tne
the winter.! superintendent of the state tarm
smile'at Rochester. She is know n™
as ever, and quite a few friends at Lemmon,
'.v i Ft 1R Sf HoLAMMIH*
First Miss Donovan, Teacher.
Isabel Kimble, Blanche Southworth.
Carl Moon, Georire Sundahl, Harry
Moore, Ella Frerbing. Phyllis Hyink,
Vera Robinson, Clarance Monson.
First Grade Miss Borresen, Teach
'jr. Lllen Ovens, David yuammen,
A?nes Smith. Duane Heath, Helen
'virnss, Edna Beck, Jentra Foot,
The work of the primary grades dis
played in their rooms is exceptionally
'jne and well worthy the notice of those
interested in thechildren. Whitcomb
liilev's "Raggety Alan" recited in
chorus with pretty gestures is being
taught in Miss Donovan's room, and
the. motion song "Little Orphant
^nnie'" sung by the pupils of Miss
'iorresen's room, deserves much coia
adation for both teachers. Miss
•'owell's class give "Way down upon
Uie Swanee River" with song and
uantomime with good effect.
These two grades offer this week a
lew thoughts suggested in their every
Jav life out of school, telling of the
"little kind things'' they tried to do
•or others. These kindnesses express
•id will show much of the loviiness
and character of child life
"Last Sunday my mama went down
»wn for awhile and I thought I would
^.irnrise her, so I got supner all my
«Mf and afterwards washed the dishes.
1 love to help my mamma."
"Every day I help my mother a little
:»n:l often sweep the floor and set the
table." Viola Nickisch
•'The other dav I saw about eight
I.ttle children riding a cow, I told
tuem 1 guess they were pretty heavy
and begged them to get off for it seem
ed to me so cruel to the poor cow."
"Last Saturday mama was very
busy in the store and I thought I
would do some kind little thing to
hetD her sol prepared a nice little
iunch and took it to her and my papa
t" eat together in the store and thev
were so pleased. I love to make peo
ple happy," Beryl Samelson.
"A boy friend of mine and i saw a
big dotr tormenting and quarreling
with a little terrier and we chased the
nig dog oft'. We were afraid such a
lttle dog had no chcnce at all and 1
wanted to do something kind.'
"The Captain of Plymouth"
dear little kitten and I couldn't bear
to see her suffer so I chased them a
way and petted kitty until she was not bushel
afraid any more." Gladys Williams,
"A few days ago a lady went down
town shopping and left her little boys I
at home alone. I heard them crying I
as I passed and went to see what was!
the matter, they were so glad to see P. m.
me. When I went away I took them
to the neighbors house to «taj until
their mother came home."
"1 tried to be very thoughtful this
week because 1 wanted so mu to do
an especially kind deed and I helped
my grandma with the work for mama
was sick and I was sure I could save
grandtaa many steps.'' Verna March.
"I met a small boy with a large oil
can and knew it must be heavy so I
told, him I would help him carry it, he
seemed so pleased it made me very
happy." Eleanor March.
"My mama was away all day and
I think our chickens would have been
very thirsty and hungry if I had not
taken care of them."
"My littlesister loves me very much
and this week when mama was real
bu$y I took care of her. It rested
mama and her smile made me happy."
"I saw a little boy torturing some
chickens I told him how cruel it was
and that he must stop and he did. It
made me glad to know I helped the
little uhieka to be happy again."
"The spring has brought the birds
back and this week I saw a little birds
nest but some how a piece of paper
had blown over it and covered up the
tiny eggs so the mother bird could
not get to them. I was so glad I un
covered it for her for I saw her hover
over it in a little while and then nestle
down in her little home."
Prof Salisbury has accepted the
position of County Superintendent.
Hisduties in this direction wil] require
him to resign from his present position
as Superintendent of the Lemmon
The Rbeersols for
given by the students of the Urn**
school during the last week of
are progressing in the moatencour.*
ing manner Misses Rossman and
Borresen are training the voices o!
the students and much credit an^ ad
miration has been expressed in th*
musical coaching of the leading parts
The fancy dances in the opera will
charming Prof. Salisbury has com
menced the Dramatic work whict
promises to show exceptional ability
The following is the Dramatis Perso
Miles Standish, (who is wonderfulh
likeCeasar.) Elmer Vetter',
John Alden, (the diligent scribe.]
Elder Brewster, (who believes life u
only sorrow.) Edwin Ho»ey.
Erasmms, (Miles right bower.)
r, Chas. Smith.
Peckft&oft, Inddian messenger.)
Lads of the Colony,
Richard Donald Skiles.
Stephen Dengel Skiles.
Gilbert Cyrus Carpenter
Theodore, (a aoldier in Miir* arim.j
"riscilla, (the fairest maiden in p]v.
mouth.J Margaret Colahan
Katonka, (a& Indian Princess.)
Mercy, (an early American girl.
Charity Inez Pomerov.
Patience Isabell Smfth
Mary Mabel Southworth.
Martha Bessie Gillanu
Soldiers, Sailors, Indians, Squaws,
Puritan men and maidens.
The Smith Opera house has been
secured and the stage setting will be
attractively arragned. Much enthu
siasm is being felt by those giving the
opera, it being the tirst they have at
tempted in that line. A large crowd
should greet this home talent venture.
Seed bpeitz at Green'
Good milch cowsforsale.
ply at Herald office.
If in need of Seed Corn, apply
to Geo. E. Lemmon, or Russel
Emberson, Deputy. Good quali
ty, price, $2.50.
Cabbage and Tomato Plants
Will Nesbitt. Pansy and other garden plants
were running after a!
-^ai"tin s Feed Store,
POTATOES for planting or
Have vour shoes repaired
During the recreation hourtwo little
sisters Verna and Eleanor March of
the 5th grade sang the beautiful
hymns "Rock of Ages" and "Kind
Words Can Never Die" with wonder
ful correctness and musical expression
Commencement Day this year will
occur May 29, Wednesday evening.
The exercises to take place in the
Lemmon Opera House.
Williams, the Shoe Surgeon,
opposite First Sta*e Bank. Of-
fae Hours, 12:01 a. m. to 11:5^
For Sheriff of Perkins County.
To the oters of Perkins County:
1 haye the honor to again announce
myself as a candidate for Sheriff of
Perkins county, subject to the will of
republican majority at the Primary,
In making this announcement, I ap
preciate the fact that 1 am thus far
the only candidate appearing before
you for that responsible office, ai.d
recognize in this fact the compliment
paid me. If nominated and elected,
1 respectfully assure all that to serve
the office faithfully shall be my high
est aim. Meanwhile I ask my friends
to kindly give me their indorsement at
the polls, even if no other candidate
appear against me—which kind at
tention I shall esteem a high honor
indeed. JOHN ANDERSON,
Candidate for Sheriff.
Notice of Sale on Execution
By virtue of an execution issued out of and un
dt*r the seal of the Circuit Com tin and for the
County of Perkins anil State of South Dakota,
upon a judgment rendered in said Court on the
first day of May, A. D. and docketed in said
Court on the eth day May. A. D. 1&12, at nine
o'clock A.M.. in an action wherein the First State
Bank of Lemmon. a corporation, is Plaintiff, and
E. M- Barne# is Defendant, in favor of s-aia Plain
tiff, and against the said Defendant, for the sum
of One Hundred Tw*»nty-Nin«» and :M i KK'ths
Dollars, vs hich execution was directed and deliv
ered to me as Sheriff in and for naid County of
Perkins, i have levied upon all theriirht. titleand
interest of the Defendant. K. M. Barnes in and
to the following described real propertv. to-wit:
The Southeast Quarter of Section Thirty 130),
Township twentj-three (23' Noith, ran^t?
H. M., in Perkins County.
Notice is hereby given that I. the undersigned,
as sheriff as aforesaid, will sell the above descri
bed real property to the higrhest bidder for caefc
at public auction at the front do«r of the Court
House in the town of Bi*on in the County of Per
kins and State of South Dakota on Saturday, the
22nd day of June. A. D. 1912. at two o'clock P. M.
of that date to satisfy the said execution,
gether with the interest and costs thereon.
Dated this 17th day of May. A. D. 1912.
John Anderson. Sheriff of Perkins
South Dakota., By W. H. Nesbitt. Deputy.
Berry & Carrell. Attorney for Plaintiff.
First Publication May 17, 11*12.
Notice for Publication
Department of the Interior. U. S. Land Office
at Dickinson. N. D. April 2, 1912.
Notice is hereby triven that LEON A. FOT
TEK, of Lemmon, South Dakota, who on July
lfith. iy*. made Homestead entry No. TITti. Lem
mon. S. D. ser no. 071M, ser no 01 for NW 1 -I
Section 22, Township 12'.). N, Range H2 W, 5th ['.
Meridian ha? filed notice of intention to make
Final Five Year I'roof to establish claim to the
land above described before L. Simmons, U. S.
Commissioner, at Noith Lemmon, Adams
John W. N*ptoa and T.
D., on the 1'ith day of May 1312
Claimant names as witnesses:
Fred Hannah, of I'etrel, N D. Roy Griffith,
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