DRUGS AND MEDICTHES.
Excelsior Drug Store
E S A I S E I N 1 8 6 9
Purdy & Brecht,
[SUCCESSORS TO MILLS PURDY 1
Wholesale and Retail Druggists.
Hon given our PKKSOKIPTtON DKP.4 KTAIKNT.
excelsior Book Store.—Wholesale and Retail.
The oldeat Bookstore in tke territory,
*¥e continue to offer to oar many
natrons all the new and popular works
the day at eastern prioes. In this de
found everything re
quired (in the stationery lin«) in the
store or ohool house. Writing
WHOLESALE LIQUORS AND CIGARS.
Destillcrs^Ag'en.ts and Wholesale dealers in
Kentucky and Domestic Whiskies,
JTogeph SSchlitz's Brewing company, Milwaukee, Wis. Dubeiser-Bresch Brew
ing ooniDany, St. Louis, Mo. Chesterman Barrow's Bottling Works,
LeMars, Iowa Brunswiok Billiard Tables, Otiioago, Illinois
proprietors of Yankton Steam Bottling Works ^of
Schlitz's Milwaukee Beer.
US' We are prepared to fill promptly any and all orders for goods in oar line and
guarantee satisfaction both in quality and prices.. Send for circulars and prioe list
ADLER & OHLMAN, Yankton.
BOUNDARY AND MACHINE SHOP.
MARTIN & ANDERSON,
Pipe Fitters and Plumbers
Steam Engines and engine supplies.
Boilers, Steam Fittings, Water Pipe,
Rubber Hose, Brass Work.
Casting's of every Description.
be addrass, SAJMtKaUCHER, Merchants Hotel, YrnktonJ).
paper, envelopes and blank books made
a specialty. We also carry the largest
stock of WWAIi PAPERS, y?
offered in the market. Our prices
will always be feund reasonable. Third
street, bet. Oedar and Walnut Sts.
Adler & Ohlman
Liquors and Wines.
kho United^tetes duplicate priced of any house, without any ^exception, in
Goods sold only at Wholesale.
Halt' Million •—Vn-r?in¥jti P"oe f™1® 112.00 to $100.00 per th®ua
mnnnF»f.hina fh •«. jaVr^5 1 .and. we handle the products of the largest
br uHa Ji tlio UattedStatss aad can natiafy the trode in every reao«3t. Our principal
withHuooeaT by selling them ^nowa throughout the northwest anatretailers will always meet
WE ARE GENERAL AGENTS INjj DAKOTA FOR
PURDY A BRECHT.
E. J. ANDERSON
E.J.Porter & Co.
Wholesale and Retail
FIRST CLASS GOODS
CAPITOL STREET YANKTON
Wholesale and RetaU
STAPLE AND FANCY.
1ANKTOJ&, I* T%
Caya & Alder
Staple and Fancy Groceries,
K7"Fruit of all kinds in Reason. Goods de
liveredJ,to"any part .of the city free of charge.
Third St., one door west of P. 0.,
Real Estate Agency.
farms in all Parts of Dakota
Stock Ranches, City Prop
erty, Loans. Municipal
J. R. HANSON YANKTON
Yankton, D. T., dealert in
Pine and Hardwood Lum
ber, Red Cedar Fence
Posts & Mixed Paints,
JVOrdera by mail will receire prompt at
tention. Lumber yard on Broadway.
YANKTON. DAKOTA TEKBITORY, FRIDAY EVENING, DECEMBER 4. 1885.
D. P. WILCOX, Proprietor.
Rat n—$1,53 to $2,01 per day, according
to location of room.
HOUSE is the largest Hotel in the oity,
steam heated, and is supplied with magne
tic artesian water.
Donglaa Arcane, near Third atreet,
Wallbaum & Becker,
This houne is the headquarters for travelers
and itnmipr&nta. Good stabling in connection
with the hotel.
T. B. RAYMOND PKOPKIETOB
\I EDIOINAL ARTESIAN WATER poaneBning
***. most healthful medicinal properties.
Lxclusiye property of the house.
Terms-One Dollar per day. Freo bus to
and from all trains.
Posts, Sash, Doors,J
Mixed Paint, etc.,
At Lowest Market Prices.
2d anil Mulberry Sts.
Also, at LESTERTILLE, D. T.
J. H. BIOULTON,
WOULD respectrully announce that I a
prepared to contract for
Steam Heating, Hot "Water Heat
ing, Plumbing* and
And am prepared to furnish the apparatus, net
up and execute work of every description per
taining to any of the above branches.
Shop and oftioe on Walnut ntreet, south of
econd, formerly Thornton. Moulton & Cobby.
J. H. M.OULT0N, Yankton, D. T.
Barn^ftndjOffice on Wnlnut street, between
rblrtl and Fourth hta.
for '»*n« and baggage left at 'tie
office or at the MEKCKANTH or MORRI
SON HOXi£L8, will receive prompt attention.
Stabling for farmer* and freighter* A good
sorrail for stock. Water ranmng through the
eerrall. The beHt of oare taken ofhoraeaor
staok. Telephone Noa. 84, 89 and 90.
M. It, D.OAB1P. Proprietor.
Jailjj and §aJuii»iiw
EVERY EVHWINO—EXCEPTING HUNJJAV8
TRBHS or SUBSCRIPTION: liy carrier*, per
month, $1,00 per year, $12,00 by mail, per
month, 85 cents per year, $10.00.
Office on Third Street, Press and Dakotaiaa
BBWEN & KINGSBURY, l'rop'ts.
The sudden ckangea in the manage
rueDt of the Dakota insane asylum, lo
cated at YanktoD, by which Superin
tenhent Ettor and Assistant Superin
tendent Hall go out, is the snbjeot of
mnoh comment in our city. It is a mat
ter of oommon notority that the present
board of trustees was organized for the
express purpose of placing Dr. Etter in
the asylum as supeiintendent and
that the entire deal was a
consummation of political re
wards promised in advance of the legis
lative session and of the legislative elec
tion. It was practically stipulated, before
appointmeut, that a majority of the
board should vote to give the place to
Dr. Etter. The competency of that pen
tleman was reoognized by the public
and no reasonable citizen oould object
to his appointment to the position,
though the methods employed to se
cure such appointment have been made
the subject of just critioism. It was
predicted in the beginning that the
same influences which placed him
at the head of the affairs
of the insane asylum would eventually
dethrone him. The fulfillment of this
prediction has oome even sooner than
was expected by those aooustomed to
the ways of the professional politioian.
As the quarrel is a family quarrel, in a
politioal sense, that extensive portion of
the public which exists outside of the
combination occupies the position of
spectators of a deplorably interesting
performance which has just reached its
conclusion. Of course it is
understood that the superintendent
did not resign of his own accord.
He was requested to resign and there
was no alternative other than a compli
ance with the request. It is generally
believed that the doctor made a good
superintendent, and in the absence of
any facte to the oontrary this must be
accepted as the fact. Ho is an old resi
dent of Yankton and a physician of ex
cellent standing. That he permitted
bis ambition to induce him to become
a party to a questionable politi
cal alliance will deprive him
of much sympathy which would other
wise have gone to him at this time. He
threw himself into the embrace of cold,
unfeeling politicians, and while they
were affectionately twining their arms
abjut him they inserted the fatal knife
in his back. They have performed the
assassin aot upon many others and why
should not Dr. Etter now beeome their
victim? With the experience of their
career of base ingratitude before him be
trusted them and they betrayed him.
The unexpected has not happened this
Tho shocking public disgrace recently
brought to light at an institution of
learning at Sioux Falls, resulting in the
death of a lovely and innocent wife and
the hopelesB loss of reputation of other
persons, has aroused emotions of horror
and ind'gnation among thousands of
readers. F. W. Perry, the cause of this
calamity, is a very yonng, gay, dudish
looking exquisite, whose accomplish
ments were of a very taking but super
ficial sort. It is but little over a year
sinoa F. W. Peny entered Dakota, re
maining first at Flandrau among friends,
and persistent efforts were made to es
tablish him over an academv at that
place. We understand that the young
man's father, actuated by a noble desire
to aid the cause of education in the west
and secure his son in a permanent and
honorable employment, had by will de
voted 85,000 to building an academy in
some western town, with the condition
that the son should own, teach
and manage the same. Flan
drau made a strong pull to seoure
the glittering bait, and the self-styled
"professor" was a year ago greatly lion
ized and patronized there, partly for the
sake of the chink and partly for his
beauty, style and accomplishments. He
led und taught the brass band, played at
the skating rink regularly, dazzled the
young folks by his fine skating and bi
cycling, and entranced them with his
abilities at singing negro jubilee songs
in publio. He was well qualified for
"end man" at a show, henee all Flan
dran thought him just the "professor"
for the training of their youth. But
Sioux Falls thought so too and Siuux
Falls overbid the weaker town, got the
gay Peny with hia five thousand, built
the "university" and opened the school
with Perry as professor (,f Greek and
Latin. This explains the fact that Perry
had a $4,000 mortgage on the building
which the trustees are going to pay off
hoping then to be clear of the smooth
young libertine in whose hands they
had placed the morals of their school,
year ago Prof. Perry and wife and Dr.
Spafford and wife were Flandrau'a
leaders of fashion and elegance. The
Sionx Falls special ia our laet evening's
issue, tells the revolting affair whioh
cosed the sudden death of Mrs. Perry
and very disastrous consequences to the
others, as well as probable injury to the
school founded to provide a good posi
tion for an unwoithy son.
Parson Downs, the Boston Baptist
preacher of unsavory reiiown, has been
expelled from the conference.
From every Dakota point visited by
M. H. Day in his present swing around
the oirole is sent forth a telegram which
reads about as follows:
M. H. Day, who looks carefully after
the interests of Dakota democrats in
matters of appointments, has been con
ferring with leading demoorats to-day.
It is believed he is trying to induce
sentiment favorable to Bartlett Tripp
for the United States senator on the
plea that his eleotion will secure divi
sion and admission.
This is growing tiresome. Mr. Tripp
has just been given a high position by
the democratic adminstration and it is
not probable that he is seeking prefer
ment at the hands of a republican
legislature. Day Bhotild remember
that his party has onco repudiated tho
state legislature and the constitution.
It may be well to remember tho foots,
Besides this it wants
to be remembered that all tickets print
ed by the friends of the scheme were
worded "for the constitution—yes."
There was no "BO." This in itself was a
most wretched pothouse politioal dodge,
It would also be well for the Republi
can to remember facts once in a while
and to deal in them occasionally. The
tickets printed by the state executive
committee bore the words: "For the
constitution. Yes. No." The voter
erased either tho "yes" or the "no," as
he saw fit.
Important chaugea are about to oocor
in the management of the Milwaukee
road. Assistant General Manager
Clark has resigned and Assistant Gen
eral Superintendent Prior will take his
place. Fred Underwood, superintend
ent of the I. fc D. division, succeeds Mr.
Prior and W.J. Underwood, superin
tendent of the Sioux City and Dakota
division, takes Fred Underwood's
place. It is not yet known who will be
superintendent of the Sioux City & Da
The,Jlou»e Itcmarrats Preparing to
Slnipe l"or the (SCMMIOII—X«W HIIICN.
Washington, Dec. 2—The democratic
members will hoi a caucus Saturday
afternoon to nominate officers and de
cide upon a revision of the rales of the
house. There is no doubt that the old
officers will be elected. Fx-Oongress
mau John B. Clark, of Missouri, will be
chosen olerk without opposition. J. P.
Leedom, of Ohio, will likely be elected
sergeant-at-armp, although W. W. Arm
strong, of the Cleveland Plandoaler, is
making a hot fight for tho place. Ly
curgus Dulton, of Indiana, will be re
elected postmaster. There is a
vacancy iu the office of doorkeeper,
for which John B. Trainer, ol
New York Eugene fliggius, of Mary
land Nat Taylor, of Virginia, and Sam
uel Donaldson, ot Tennessee, ale candi
dates. The latter has the beBt chance,
as the south is entitled to some recogni
tion in the origunizution of the house,
and he is the only candidate from that
section, Taylor being really a resident
of the district. Carlisle will bore-elect
ed speaker of the houBe without opposi
tion, although the republicans will un
doubtedly nominate Frank Hiscock as a
compliment to their leader. The organ
ization will only require few mometns
of the lime of the caucus. The chief
business to be transacted is the revision
of the rules.
Hie code whioh Springer has pre
pared, ana which has received the sanc
tion of Carlisle, Morrison and other
deniooratio leaders, has been printed and
a copy will be furnished to each mem
ber advance, so that he can have an
opportunity to study it before he goes
into oaucuu. There are 183 democratic
members, and it is claimed that all but
filly-two have given their assent to the
changes which Springer, Carlislo and
company recommended. Very few of
the fifty two have declared their opposi
tion. The rest are non-committal and
are supposed to be waiting to see what
Mr. liaudall will do. The republican
membeis who have reaohed Washington
are pretty generally favorable to the re
vision, or at kast, to the prinoipal
changes that are proposed. The repub
licans will undoubtedly consider the
question in caucus and unite on some
sort of polioy.
Mr. Carlisle, anticipating bie£eleotion
as speaker, has already made up his list
of oommittees, and will be ready, he
says, to announce them within twenty
four hours after the organization of the
house. There will be very few,changes
in the committees, Mr. Carlisle says, the
present, substituting new men for tboBe
who were not returned to this congress.
While he has not made any authorized
announcement, the list already made up
has been shown to a number of persona
and from what they have said it is easy
to guess the composition of the chief
committees and the assignments of the
principal chairmanships The commit
tee on ways ond means will consist of
Mortison, of Illinois Mills, of
Texas Blount, of Georgia Hewitt,
of New York Herbett, of Alabama
Eelley, of Pennsylvania Hiscock, ot
New York Brown, of Indiana, and iteed,
of Maine, who were in the last ooagresc.
There ore four vacancies which will
probably be filled by the Beleoiion of
Barbour, of Virginia Singleton, of Mis
sissippi one of tbje Ohio demoorats not
yet selected, and Long,of Massachusetts.
The committee on appropriations will
be composed of Bandall, Forney, of
Alabama Holman, of Indiana Reagan,
of Texas Townsbend, of Illinois Ham
mond, of Georgia BHSB, of New York
Lefevre, of Ohio Burns,
of Missouri Cannoc, of Illinois
Jhlyan, of Kansas, Henderson, of
Iowa Burrows, of Michigan Waite, of
Pennsylvania and Butterworth of Ohio.
The following gentlemen will be as
signed to the prinoipsl chairmanships:
Judiciary, Tucker, of Virginia: banking
and ourrenoy, Er men bout, of 'Pennsyl
vania elections, Turner, of Georgia
rivers and harbors, Willis, of Kentucky
foreign affairs. Curl
in, of Pennsylvania
military affairs, Woolford, of Kentucky
naval affairs, Collins, of MussaohnsettH:
postoffioes and post roads, Reese, of
Georgia public lands, Cobb, of Indiana
Indian affairs, Wellborn, of Texap.
11.'^ v1 %L
OUR RED MEN.
Annual Report of Indian Commission
er Atkins—Sncsestlons Relative to
tho Coffee Coolers.
Washington, Dec. 2—Gen. J. D. C.
Atkins, commissioner of Indian affairs,
has submitted to the secretary of the
interior his annual report for the fiscal
year ended June 30, 1885. Tho com
missioner prefaces his report with the'
statement that: "It requires no seer to
forteil, or forseo the civilization of the
Indian raoo as a result naturally deduoi-:
ble from knowledge and praotioe upon
their part of the art of agnoulture, for'
the history of agriculture among all-:
people, and in all countries, intimately1^
conneots it with the highest intellectual
and moral development of man." He'
continues: "The increased interest in
agriculture manifested since the
opening of last spring, and the prepara
tion of several reservations for still in
creased fecreago in farming are among
the hopeful signs of Indian progress and
development. This brings me direotly
ito the consideration of the praotical pol-'
icy whioh, I believe, should be adopted
by congress and the government in the
management of the Indians. It should
be industriously and gravely impressed
hpbn them that they must abandon
a re at on a a an in
severalty, as the. cornerstone of their
complete suocess in ogriculture, whioh
means self support, personal independ
enoe and material thrift. The govern
ment Bhould, however, in order to pro
tect them, retain the right to their land
in trust for twenty-five years or longer,'
but issue trust patents ut once to such
Indians as have token individual hold
ings. When Indians have taken
their lands in severalty in auffioient
quantities (and the number of acres iu
each holding may and should vary in
different localities, according to fertility,
productiveness, climate ond ether ad- .v
vantages), then having due regard to
tho immediate and future early needs to
the Indians, The remaining lands of'''
their reservations should bo purchased
by the government and opened to home
stead entry at fifty or seventy-five cents
per acre. The money paid by tho gov
ernment for their lands should be in
truBt in live percent bonds, to be in
vested as congresB may provide, for the
education, civilization and material de-••••
velupment and advbnoe the red race, re
serving for each tribe in its own money.
If this polioy were adopted systematic
ally by the government, it would be
strange if, in five years from this inaug-'
uration and establishment, there should
be an Indian of any tribe in the whole
country who would refuse to aocept so
fuvorable and advantageous a measure.
Every step taken, every move made,'
every suggestion offered, everything1?
done with reference to the Indians,
should be done with a view to impress
iug upon them that this is the policy
which bus been permanently decided up
on by the government in reference to
their government. They must abandon
tribal relationa. They must give up
their superstitious. They must forsake
their savage habits, and learn the arts^
of civilization. They must learn to
labor and must learn to rear their fami.
lies as while people do, and to know
more of their obligations to the govern
ment and Bociety. In a word, they must
learn to work for a living, and they must:'
understand that it is their duty to send
their children to school. When the
farm and school have become fumilar in
stitutionB among the Indians, and a
reasonable time has intervened for the
transition from barbarism, or a semi-oiv-v
llized ntate, to one of civilization, tbeu
will the Indian be prepared to take up
on bimeelf the higher and more respon
sible duties ond privileges which an
pertain to American citizenship. There
arc in the United States, exclusive of
Alaska, 260,000 Indians, fully half of
whom liave as yet deolined to commit
themselves to tne life of a farmer. Ex
elusive of the lands cultivated byJjhe
civilized tribes, the number of aoreVin
cultivation by Indians during the year
numbei' 248,241, an increase of 18,473
since lact year's figures."
Referring to the Indian outbreaks in
the 8outhwe6t, the commissioner says:
"It has been deemed advisable to place
ail the Apaches temporarily under
charge of the war department, that de
portment to have full authority neces
sary for their management. This office
heartily sympatizes with the effort of
the wur department to oontrol the Chi
raoahuas, and I trust that the military
will be able to capture the murderous
band now.skulking in the Sierra Madre
mountains, and to bring them to condign
How to Make a Town.
"Show us a town," says an exchange,
"that is torn up with dissensions, spites
and jealousies and we will show you a
town that is on the verge of decay. No
town oan or will amount to anything
whore these tbiBgs exist. Unity pro
motes prosperity and growth, while dis
sension and division demoralize and
ruin. When a stranger somes to a town
and finds the oommunity pulling in op-:'
posite direotions the next tram gener
ally carriea him beyond its reaob. Noth
ing is made by dividing a town, but
everything lost. There are thousands
of examples of this throughout the weBt.
The way for every town to do that de
sires prosperity is for every property,
holder to invite capital to the town-,
irrespective of its particular looality.
OF PURE GOD LIVER OIL
And Hypophosphites of Lime & Soda-
Almost as Palatable as Mliit.*
The only preparation of COD LIVES OIL that
can bn taken readily and tolerated for a long tiiaa'
toy delicate stomachs. &«: .•
AND AS A HEKKDT Wit f(V\SEMPTroy.
KmOKliMUS AKm.TlO.vs. A.V1KH11A, OE?T
BIU1. DKlilLITt. COtCHS AM THROAT At', fe
FKCnO.VS, and all WASTl.NO I»1MK1)KBS ~tF
ClUIiDttEN it |s jnurrrOous in tt*
Prescribed and cn(lpra hy tiio hr_oi Vhy«o'kn« gEfc
In the countries oft ho world*
SALE BY ALL
HPAKEt* UP—On my premise* near LaGrango
po.t-ifflce in Yankton county, on the third
of October, five yearling calves, Th? owner is
requested to opll, prove properly, pay oharsea
and take the animal away.
octlO dltw8w JOHN GOEBEL. Yankton.
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