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That so© May Get Federal Aid loi Yellowstone Trail A press dispatch dated at Washington, February 1, con veys the information that when the Indian appropriation is passed it will contain an appropriation of $5,000 for the purpose of pay fog for road work to be done bj Indians between Pontis and Ta tanka, a station this side of Mo bridge. A like amount of money will be contributed by Corson countv and the Yellowstone Trail Association. If $10,000 is spent on the 50 miles of road just west of Mobridge the coming summer a sore spot on the Yellowstone Trail will be done away with. Congressmen Gandy and John son are entitled for securing the appropriation from congress. Road Predicted Complete by 1917 Thousands of automobilists who expect to "See America First" this year may be attract ed to the twin cities by an activc campaign in the east as to the advantages of the Yellowstone trail, in the opinion of J. W Parmley of Ipswich, S. D., presi dent of the Yellowstone trail as sociation, which opened an annu al convention in the Dyckman hotel. He urged the distribu tion of 200,000 bulletins amon^ automobile owners in the Unitec States. "There is not a better route ir the country than that by wTay oi the Yellowstone trail," said Mr. Parmlev. "Nowhere along the run is there a mile of desert or a stretch where traveling condi ytions are not ideal. When thi I becomes known generally, many of those who have gone by other routes will com*1 this way. The ellowstone trail can be put in such condition that it wil be as easy to travel as a cit\ street. There is not a mile ol swamp but can be drained, not a stream but can be bridged, not a mountain with a pass greatei than 8 per cent in grade, not a lake that does not add charm ti the journey. Lakes, rivers, for ests, prairies and mountains form a beautiful panorama. On the Yellowstone trail wa ter does not have to be carried. Gasoline and garage facilities are within easy reach. Hotels, restaurants camping places, tele phones, telegraph and other con leniences are near at hand. These are considerations thai autcistd will consider when once -iey are familiar with them." the Yellowstone trail wili e completed from coast to coasi y the end of 1917, is the predic tion °^/remberi of the associa J»n One of the important mat ters to COrr.e before the conven- wn is the selection of the route SShIn This' committ i°inea ,ral1 wes'-.would afford cean tu ocean highway, several routes with the back fj?f. immunities along the have been offered the as wciation, according to H. O. S^Abwdwn. s. D„ secre Le routes will be sub- dele8dtes 2SS J*-1118 and a ex^cted, This will be to rec°mmenda choice DfesPnrt"?rnm!ndation mittee C?"/ wil1 be rV 1 executlve the -p. com' fir?al action Sound h-10!! Then t0 Pu£et Blete it would be ccm- e it was said. are in Minneapolis C1,ties alon* the Yel Seattle'6 T? I™™ Chica*° ni? u.0f the president's S""W he viewed the ttfeaniVar association since «anuat:0Q four yearg ag0 Lemmon, Perkins County, South Bowman's School Buildings Buined Bowman's two school build ings burned to the ground Mon day evening, causing one of the most spectacular blazes ever wit nessed in this section. The fire was discovered at about 7:30 in the evening and the danger from flying sparks and embers was not over until midnight. The origin of the fire is not known, but it is supposed to have started in the northwest corner of the basement of the main or cement building in the vicinity of the furnace. Henry Juline, who lives across the street and north of the school buildings no ticed what he thought was a fire in the basement of the school and telephoned the news down town. For various reasons it took what seemed a long time to get water on the lire and before this was done the main building was hopelessly aflame. The fire department did all that could possibly be done under the cir cumstances, but the intense cold and trouble with the hydrant near the school prevented an\ successful attempt to saveeithei of the buildings. The second and smaller school building which was built about a year ago to accommodate the rapidly increasing number of pu pils in the Bowman schools, caught fire after the main build ing was well burned, but owing to the danger of the walls and chimney of the cement building falling ubon them, the firemen were unable to get close enougl to the smaller building to keep it drenched with an- adequate supply of water. The fire in the smaller build ing was well under control whei it was reported that the supply of water was running low ano the department then turned its attention to keeping the'flames# bers. A strong wind was blow ing from the northwest* and this carried the sparks and embers in path extending southeast as far as Sunnyside. Dozens ol nen worked in relays on the nousetops and about the housei in the path of the flying ember* and were successful in confining the fire to the two school build ings. The loss caused by the fire is variously estimated at between $20,000 and $25,000, while the msureance upon both buildings and contents will amount to close to $12,000. Much new equipment has been added during the iast year and several hundred dollars worth of new books were added at the beginning of the present term of school. jresen- A Work will not be commenced upon a new building until spring and it is believed that a large and up-to-date structure wil' be erected. The Bowman schools have been growing rapidly during the past few years and it will take a much larger building to fully accommodate both the high school and the grades during the years to come. School will be continued dur ing the balance of the term in various public buildings about town and orders for new text books and equipment were tele graphed in soon after the fire. The high school classes will ha conducted in the court house commencing Monday and the grades will be hou&ed in the Methodist and Lutheran churcn es and the Odd Fellows' hall. (Continued oa U«t to of the business sessions therMjC"nvent'on be2an with import The Lemmon Herald Is the only paper published in the Trans-Missouri Empire with subscription rate oI only $1.00 from spreading to other build- F'ax Products Co., at BaKei. »on for your straw. ings in the path of the flying em vl°nt" oody substance from the edible portions of the plant. In ti e process of separation, this ind ^estible substance is shredded into silk-like strands, which is called tow. This, after treatment, is used in packing mattresses and for similar pur poses. The finer grades of tow are used in the manufacture ol thread. The edible portion of the flax is used in the manufac ture of a stock food that is net only very beneficial to all kind of livestock but is also exceed ingly low in price. Those present, among whern were several of our progressive farmers and land owners, we e greatly impressed with ihe ta.k given by Mr. Andresen and the unanimous opinion was that if the farmers could be shown the benefits to be derived by such an enterprise, the erection of a fac tory would be a certainty. Following are the important features brought out in Mr. An dresen's address: "What do you think of getting $4.00 per ton for your flax straw after it his been threshed? The Lemmon Herald Dakota, Are You The Chap? Someone's always feeling blue. Are vou the chap? Someone don't knew a hat to do. Are you the chap? Someone sees disaster pending Someone's trials are extending Someone's woes are r,eveiending. Arcfyou the chap" Someone's always out of luck. Are vou the chap Someone lacks backbone and pluck. Are you the chaj Someone always is repining Someone all the time is whining Someone sees no bright sun shining. Are you the chap Someone never gives a smile. Are you the chaj Someone's grouchy a 1 the while. Are you the chaj.' Someone's always cross and sear Someone's grumpy v. ry hour Someone doubts Goo's saving power. Are you the chaj Someone laughs the whole day long. Are you the chaj" Someone's lips are wreathed in song. Are you the chat' Someone's heart binds ours the lighter Someone makes our burdens lighter Someone makes this old world brighter. Are you the chaj/.' rlax Tow Mill Probable Industry A movement was started a *eek ago by the Commercia Jlub of this city to secure a fac _ory here to manufacture flax ow and also in connection grim iiiaifa and manufacture atocl ood. About the time that the mat er was brought up, Alfred An- he invitation of the Commercia Jlub, attended the noonday luncl Monday and explained in de ail what they are doing in Bak r. For those who do not know A-hat a tow mill is, we will en ieavor to offer a little explana ion. Flax, as most of .inow, consists for the greater ,jart of a woody substance that is tough and wholly unfit for ,ood. The object of the tow uill is to separate this tough Wednesday, February 9,1916 "What about getting $5.00 ptr tn for your flax straw, ifitaoes not mature? "If it gets frost bitten? "If it gets hailed down? "If it stands only five inches iigh? /'What do you think of getting i threshed absolutely free of harge, whether the yield is two twenty-two bushels per acre ind being sure of a cleaner job ti threshing, vvhich President of the Bakei *ed, and then getting $5.00 per visited our city and a the breaking of the land and, under ordinary circumstances, pay you an additional $8 to $10 per acre? 'You may say, 'I lead my flax straw.' Have you ne.ticed that the agricultural journals advise a gainst feeding it? Have you not heard of the great number of horses and cat propt tie that die from eating it? "Have you watched how fond of the flax straw the cattle are? "Do you know why it is dan gerous to feed to cattle? "It is because of the indistable tow in it, which clogs the pass ages and chokes them to death? "»Vhy take your chances and feed this straw, when, by this new factory, a feed could be made from the digestible part of the plant, molasses and other in gredients, at a price less than half of that charged by other manufacturers of stock foods, or a price as cheap as bran with screenings or even oats? "If such a mill was establish ed in Lemmon, it could use from 6,000 to 20,000 tons of flax straw. It matters little how far it is i Co. K. Inspection gives you in additional bushel or rwo of "If you were present at the nill yourself, with one team at ne end unloading the straw and mother team at the other end aking away the seed, wouldn't you be assured of a square deal? "Do you realize that such an irrangement would, under the most adverse circumstances, pay vou for hauled as long as the farmers are among yourselves and alfto to at willing to de liver the straw at tend the meeting at the Commer the nricea offered. It would te eial club rooms on Monday, the impoasible to overload the mill. 21st of February, where you will "The yttd of straw is froa^fci treated to lunch at On February 23-24 Pursuant to special orders No. 6, under date of January lJth, the annual inspection of Comja ny K of this city, wiil be held on the 2.?d and 24th of February. First Lieutenant James W. Lverington, Inft., the inspector instructor, for the state of South Dakota has been detailed as the inspectirg officer. Captain Sheets of Comparn K. has been busy for several week putting the company through drills and in other ways getting them in shape for the coming in spection. From present indica tions the local company will rank well with the other companies of the state. All members of the company should take particular notice of a clause in the orders issued by the Adjutant-General, which 3tates sjecifically that "Every member of the Orgonized Mili tia of the state of South Dakota, must appear for inspection, either at the designated place for tne inspection of the organiza tion of which he is a member, or at a place designated fur ihe in spection of some other organiza tion." The National Guard, being a state institution, makes it more important that eacn state do more towards its maintenance. The appropriation made by the state of South Dakota is not suf ficient to properly maintain the Guard of the state even with the support received from the Fe eral government, but it is hojx-d by the Guard and its friends that more may be obtained by future legislation. 1 to ll-j tons per ace, averag ing about :i4 tons. Loads will range from 1 to 2 tons of ]oos* straw, all depending upon the size of rack, roads and distance to be hauled. "Havir explained the advant ages of the mill to the farmers, we shall now endeavor toexplain the requirements to get this in dustry to locate here. "Considerable capital is re quired, as it will employ from 10 to 20 men, and may run night and day, in case the straw de liveries are lufficient. "The plant at Baker, upon which the plans for the local mill will be based, is value at $40,000. In addition the plant at I^emmon will add machinery for the cut ting and grinding of alfalfa. "Before the largf amount of capital that is required can b^ secured, a! solute assurance must be had that at least 8000 acres of flax be planted this spring within a radius of ten miles of Lemmon. "The business men of the city have under consideration the fur nishing of a site, siding and wa ter "It is required that every far mer who wishes to seed flax, now worth $j.40 per bushel, p'edge themselves to deliver their straw, threshed or unthreshei, some* time during the f*ll and w inter next following that they further donate not l^ss than one-tenth the'r yield of stra*', one-fifth preferred, t^e balance to be p^id for in cash as outlined tilts to cover cost of building. "You are nquested to tell your neighbors of the possibili ties offered, and to talk it over per year. No. 36 Divisional Corson CoT May be Submitted Again A Movement- haa started Corson county to bring up before the voters the proposition of di viding Corson county into three separate counties, with Morris town, Mcintosh and McLaughlin as prospective county se»ats. The county as it now stands is one of the largest in the state, but haa the greatest amount of non-tax able land of any county in tha state. The question was aub it ted to the voters in 1010 and and 1012, but was de-frate'd both times. The plan submitted then was to divide the county in two, with Morristown and Mclaugh lin as prospective county teats. Paient-Teachers* Association in our public schools, four fac* tors are primarily involved. They are the pupi', the loard of edu cation, th^ teacher and the par ent. 1 here has bee n a long-felt war.t of closer cooperation with the parent er fourth factor the school board and the teacher. Under the present organization of the public school system, there is little opportunity for the par ent to express himself on school politics. Therefeire this lack of ceioperation and expression is be* ing met in the school systems by organizations called Parent Teache rs' clubs or asseciationft As such an association has re* cently been formed in the Lem mon f' h&vi *ystem, theijuestioe, naturally, arise s as to its possible value. It will afford means of studying tchool problems and the methods of attacking them it will permit tht* parent to con* structivelv assist in the better ment of the educational needs of the community and it will culti vate a stronger school spirit in the home. The parent will be come mucn better acquainted with the teacher, and his child will learn more of that which is being done in the school. And, finally, an individual of the com mui.ity whether he be teacher* school memUr, or citizen may expre ss himatlf freely on scboe 1 questions. Moreover, talks will be givtn on hvgiene, n.edic 1 care, and proper nutiition the child. Hence, the- Parent-Teachers' as sociation may beceune a dynamic force in the educational advance ment of the community. Let every jerson interested in tho schools aflord I imse lf of the op portunities of these educational meetings. D. A. Hayworth. pense of the I^emmon Commer* cial club and also have an oppor tunity *o meet Mr. And rest®# who will explain more fully the advantages of the proposition. Anyone who does not thoroughly understand the proposition, is requested to ask all the questions they w ish ar they will be cheer* fully answered. "Be prepared when you come to the mee ting to pledge your self as to the amount of flax that you intend to seed this year, and also how much you wiil donate and w moch you will sell if the factory is built. "Unless an adequate amount is assured at this meeting the matter will he dropped and noth ing remains binding on either the farmers or the club,"