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(Uadys Berry has returned i rum All Saints S hool at Sioux Fa Is, S. D. to spend the summer •v.ih her father. Mrs. D. Peabody and chil 'f n who has been the guest of parents Mr. and Mrs. S. W. Huntington left Tuesday for her ':ome in Webster, S. D. Mr. and Mrs. Chester Joy, who have been spending their honey i! on at Yellowstone park and other points, returned Tuesday aiternoon and will occupy the 1 isher cottage which they have nicely fitted up for housekeep ing. Miss L. Berrv is making a several weeks visit with her brother Logan Berry of this city. Ihe Watt-Clark Land Co. is now selling land, please call and gnc us your best price. Mr. Logan Berry and S P. 1' ilker, of White Butte, left this week for Bell Fourcbe to attend the Knights of Pythias Grand L«dge meeting in session at that place. Stayed or Stolen. Little yellow •female house dog, wearing Lem mon dog tax collar, $5.00 reward }or her return to Logan Berry, Lemmon, So. Dak. 2t Fourth Annual OLD SETTLERS PICNIC Under the Auspices of the Old Settlers Assocation of Eastern Adams County. Thursday, JULY Will be held at the EDWARD PARKIN PLACE on PLUM CREEK, one and a half Mile South of Stowers, North Dakota. All from far and near are cordially invited to come early and stay late for a Day of Patriotic rejoicing and merry Pastime at one of nature's prettiest spots. A GOOD PROGRAM OF Base Ball Games Races and Sports Speeches and Music, Dancing in Pavilion Fire Works in the Evening COME AND HELP THIS ANNUAL REUNION AND PICNIC TO AS MUCH A SUCCESS AND PLEASURE AS ITS PREDECESSORS. Miss Marie Rose who has been attending high school at Aber deen the past year has returned to Lemmon to spend the summer vacation. Miss Huntington, a teacher of the Aberdeen High school, re turned Monday to spend the sum mer with her parents, Mrs Herbert Hawley, (nee Dorothy Miller) of Marshelltown, Iowa, is visiting her parents Mr. and Mrs. Miller, oi the Miller Art Co., for several weeks. Her many gi 1 friends are glad to see her in Lemmon again. Mr. and Mrs. Bradford are the happy parents of a baby boy who came to bless their home on Mon day evening.^ Mrs. E. J. Morris goes to Mill er, S. D. on Thursday for a two month's viait with relatives and friends. Dr. C. B. Strang was called to Miles City professionally on Sun day evening returning Monday just in time to go to Hettinger in answer to a call from that place. Early (JfllO rOtCLtOCS. at E E Green & Son's. Mrs. G. E. Lemmon and her mother Mrs. Boe have gone to La Crosse, Wis., for a few weeks visit with friends and relatives. Miss Margaret Nesbitt left for Idaho last Thursday to spend the summer with her grandmother Elmer Priebe, of Zumbrota, Minn., arrived in the city Tuesday to spend the summer with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Robert F. Priebe. Miss Martha Oathout, who has been attending the Chicago Art Institute for the past year, is a guest of her aunt Mrs. E. H. Dunning for a few days on her way home to Pomona, California. Mrs. Loisie Grandon left Satur day for a visit with a daughter at Glenhain, S. On Wednesday afternoon a merry company composed of Dr. and Mrs. Strang, Mr. and Mrs. Merriam, Mr. and Mrs. Iloden bour, Mr. and Mrs. Jones, and Mmes. Dousman, Williams and Hoisington, through the courtesy of Herbert Jones, foreman of the Bridge Carpenters who is here with his private car, took n i his gasoline speeder and went up lunch the ladies had prepared which tasted unusually good under these circumstances eaten out in the warm sunshine of the June afternoon. The mode of travel was so unusual and novel and the time was passed so merrily that the happy crowd all voted it a grand good time. A picnic indoors on an evening in the month of June is nearly if not quite the equal to a picnic up Grand river in the day time. So thought the Woman's Club, who originated the novel idea of en tertaining on Wednesday p. m. Mines. Smith and Tillotson acting as hostesses in the delightful home of former received their guests in a truly informal man ner complimentary to Mrs. E. J. Morris, new president of the club for the coming year, who left Thursday to spend the summer out of the city. The home was prettily decorated with the heauti- 1 1^e iine for a number of miles. Feed On their return they stopped off Store, all you want at $1.50. 'at Petrel and partook of a picnic ful wild llowers that grow in profusion around Lemmon, their variety and loveliness equaling many a hot-house blossom. Dur i the evening the guests were startled by the entrance of a band of wandering musicians who, seeing the brilliantly lighted house and gaily dressed ladies, sought the opportunity to enter tain the company. For a half For Connty Seat. Tlje Commercial club rooms were a busy scene yesterday even ing the occasion being a meeting of citizens called to consider the matter of prosecuting the city's claims for county seat and the advisability of urging division of the county. Temporary officers were elect ed, L. P. McNulty as chairman and Oscar N. Sampson as secre tary. To obtain the views of the large assembly, there being present' some hundred of the city's rep resentative men, Chairman Nc Nulty called on each present to voice his views. Thus it was demonstrated that all were unani mous for making the campaign for county seat. At the same time it was shown that there I might be generous ways of ob taining it without friction also it was shown that if anything is done in matters relating to coun ty division it will have to be done by July 1st, the time when last petitions to the commissioners can be considered. It was thereupon decided to place the mangementof tae cam paign in the hands of a general committee of five. These were chosen by secret ballot, with the following result: Chairman of committee, T. 0. Ramsland members, Messrs. Chas. Cooper, O. S. Quammen, B. H. Watt, Thos. D. Potwin. Upon the request of the general committee, a finance committee were appointed, consisting ot Messrs. R. Braught, E. D. Payne and 0. S. Quammen. Quit it Now ^Ailuuiit Couulj lUcoitl, Maj .t»', I'-'l.!, "i'rospects for a crop were novel be Wet' than they urn now. In fact i« would seem that nothing but a hail storm coulii keep us frout getting til least a fair crop, so let us guard against this possibility. The luruier is not in niK'h financial circumstances I that lie can this year aflid to carry his own risk, (irain raising is a guin bier's proposition at best and it is i best to play the game a* &afe ax pos sible." (juite it now. Let tltiu year lie your I last in such a highly Meculat i veconn try. Arrange to remove to Oregon where the ('lunate is Mild and i*uvoc able: whete opportunities for invest mentor business are good: wlier*' y o u Itnay hustle and toil as hard as in On kota if you insist but where y on don i have to. fid,0-00 acres of new land will be placed under irrigation next year at STANKIKIil)- 2 VM) new families will be brought into this community to oeenny it. 'Ibis new project is pro noil need by expel ts the besi and ureal est that has ever be- n opened in the West. There will be "new country developments anil profits excelling many tunes o\er the opportunities Hint followed the opening of the 'Kldorad of the hakotas' bv the advent of tin Milwaukee Ry. This new land is to ht» sold on terrt.s by which pai payirent may lut extend ed oxer twenty years. Those whocoiih r»ow And investigate anil buy will real from 100 to ."(«) per c«nl i fits. All of m.Y property in lb-Hinder well as all'my fanning land ndjiicetii is now offered lor sale on eiiMU-t terms at reasonable pries that the proceeds may be invested in this new community When you make your trip west, ar range to come vi the O. VV II & N. Ky., in one direction connecting ai Portland. or take stop over at I'ly .mouth, Washington on the N. 1' line. twelve miles north of SlMiifiPld ihk takp motor or regular trains fn it. z c/ o Q. Umatilla on south bank of 'olumbi i to the fertile irrigated orchard and alfalfa lands at STANKIKLP. l-t ROOM. Inquiries invited. Send f-i booklet (j. HUitD, Wtanliel' Oregon. hour merriment reigned supreme, when as suddenly as they came the foreign looking quartette took 1 their departure amid the ringing laughter and appreciation of tht ladie for their wonder!' eHorts to please, which will be long re membered. During the evening enjoyable games were played and laughable stunts given A blind gypsy women and her daughter, who came with the wandering band, told fortunes and afforded much amusement. At a late hour luncheon was served in 3 courses in picnic style. Lunch cloths were spread upon the floor and each guest was provided with a well filled straw berry box. A tin cup labelled with the first name of each guest was at eveiy place. As each bade the hostesses good night they one and all pro^ nounced the indoor picnic a glori ous success. o n r- 0 The committee were assured of the hearty cooperation of all present in their work and ap qointments. C/5 H. L. Simmons U. S. Commissioner FILINGS, FINAL I'KOOIS, CONTEST HEARINGS BISMARCK DISTRICT Office at Selma. DICKINSON DISTRICT Office at North emmon P. 0. LEMMON. S. D. Bo* 346 Homestead Address STOWERS N. Exact Weight Reliable Goods and Rational Prices OIN'AiNKit Always at Lawyer's 1 Meat Market \VK HANbLK- i! 'V ., •nil-: i'i dii i i-' Swift & Company Rev. Martin Hyink 'eft Thurs day for New Jersey on business in the interest of the lemmon Presby terian church Tne Thundei hau k boosters are ilad, Icr the railroad compary i is buildii.g a depot thcie.