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SPARKS' COMPLAINTS, Annual Report or the CommlMloner ot the General Lui Office.' The report of Commissioner Sparks, of the general land offioe, starts.oft witb the statement that the commissioner has held the office only three months, whioh is insufficient to enable him to more than realize the situation and to make a commencement of such reforms as he believes to be necessary. He makes a general ftljd sweeping assertion that there had grdwu up great abuseB in the land office, and the report is largely made np of amplification of this idea The commissioner says that the vast machiuery of the laud department ap pears to have been developed to the chief result of oonveying of the United States publio lands upon fraudulent en tries under strained constructions of im perfect publio land laws and under public and private grants. From the reports of the subordinate divisions of this offioe it appears that during the last fiscal year the sales, en tries and selections ot publio land under various acts of congress relating thereto embrace 20,113.633.37 acres, and of Indian lands 881,850.21 aoies, milking a total of 20,995,5lJ.ft8 acres, beipg a (IK crease an compared with the year 1884 of 6.535.656 41 acres, and an increase over the year 1888 of 1,5(15,480.78 acres. Tiie reoeipts from the disposals cf publio lands are $7,000,114,80 from cuius of iudian laudv, $933,483,52 a total of $8 919,593,32, belug decrease, as com pared witli the jttir 1884, of $4,169,532, 01, Mid with 1888 of $3,085,157,33, tu which is to be added $6,821,8(5 tor oerti' fled copies of reourds furnished by the general laud offioe, making the total reoeipts for the year from all Bouroes $8,628,420,18. Iu regard so publio surveys the com' misBiouer says that there is no adequate system of ascertaining the correctness of surveying returns and acosants, Township plats appear to have been ac cepted and payments made amounting to millions of dollars annually, solely upon faith and without an effective utalieation of even the insufficient means that oongress has provided for testing the aoouraoy of the work. Evi dence is oumnlative that surveying haB baes done with great laxity, and there is abundant reason to believe that numer ous returns have been made and paid for.of work that has never been per formed. Complaints of this oharacter have been before this offioe for years and are oontainaly arising. Applications for the amended surveys and for resurveye, which are chiefly made necessary in consequenoe of fraudulent or imperfeot surveys, are eontmnally presented. Under tue an nual appropriations by congress since 1883 ot $50,000, whioh, or apart of whioh, may be expended in "occasional exami-i natsons ol surveys in the field," com paratively few examinations have been made. Home of the agents appointed for this purpose were conspicuously un faithful, bat BO So thoroughly organized has been the entire system, continues the commis sioner, of procuring the survey and making illegal entry of lands, that agents and attorneys engaged in this business have been advised of every official proceeding and enabled to pre sent entry -applications for the lands at the'very moment of the filing of the latsof survey in the local land offices. altM a single ease reported by speoial Agent! in California, where it was dis oovsred that an Engltsh firm had ob tained 100,000 acres of the choicest red wood lands in the Btate, worth perhaps an average of 9100 per acre, while the eost of proouring surveys and fraudulent entries did not- probably exoeed $500 per quarter seotion, or at the rate of $3.00 per acre. In the same manner ex tensive -ooal deposits in our western ter ritory are acquired in mass through ex pedited surveys, followed by fraudulent pe-emption and com muted homestead entriea. The commis sioner recommends the sweeping repeal of the laws whioh make possible tnese alleged abuses, and the enaotment of a new and rigid system of public surveys. plat The report then enters upon a discus sion of alleged manipulation of the land laws in the interest of monopolies, pri vate and oorporate, and particularly by oattle syndicates. It quotes at great length from the reports ot inspectors and agents of the offioe. Nearly all of this matter has already been made pub lie. The report concludes with a review of the pre-emption, homestead and other land laws, he commissioner says: That the abuses of the publio land laws are largely due to inefficient administration, to the oonduet ol weak or corrapt officials and to erratio and fanoiful decisions, is undeniable but that the laws themselves aie defective in want of adequate safeguards is also true. That they are improvident in providing so many different forms of appiopriation is more palbable still. The pre-emption law has outlived its usefulness the timber culture and desert land laws have not met the pur poses for whioh they were designed the timber land aot of 1878 has proved available to scarcely any honest purpose and the commutation feature of the homestead law has underminded the homestead system, while various minor provisions applicable to different laws, suoh as allowing credit for time before entry, legalizing traffic in relinquish ments, and permitting ex-parte affli davits to be taken as proofs' before a multitude of offioers not responsible to the United States, have made fraud easy and prevention difficult. If the rapidly disappearing lands of the nation are to be preserved for actual settlement—not in the distant futare, but by the present generation only—a reformation of the publio land laws is essential as a basis for the reform of the evil systems that have grown up under them as they now exist. His last recommendation is the imme diate withdrawal from appropriation, sale, or disposal of ail pnblio forests and of lands valuable ohieily for timber, M2.'CT?t7. far as efficient service was performed by any of them the re sults have been uniform in establishing the fraudulent practices alleged in the surveying service. Aa examination of twenty-four miles on the Qrand Konde meridian in Ore scrreysd is 1379, showed tiu corners had been establisbed, and the fourth, standard parallel surveyed at the same time was found incorrectly laid down. In five townships examined in Idaho one was found entirely desti tute of any evidences of having been sur veyed at all,while in the other four,many cf the ooruers were wanting, and those that were found were deficient in size. In two townships in Montana, the con tracts for whiqh were awarded in 18S4, the subdivisional-tines were only partly run,and existing oorners were not accord ing to contract.' In twenty-seven town ships examined in Ooiorado in 1883-85 tio evidence was fouud that subdivisional surveys had been made in any one of them, and in eight other townships there was no evidenoe. that any government surveys whatever had been made, the only oorners existing being those estab lished by looal surveyors in the absence of publio surveys. subject to futare legislation fori, the permanent reservation of designated areas and a more economically governed disposal of Bach a Diseaftes are Prevalent all oyer lhe World. I AM a native of aglaad, and while 1 was in that coun'-ry 1 contracted a terrible blood poison, and for two years *as nud« treatment aa an out-door patient at Nottingham Hospi tal, Kugl-»nd, but vtap not cur«-d. I a«z7fFeied the tnoHt aeonizing pains in my bones an was covered with aoret all over my bodv and limbs. I had vertigo and deafness, with partial loss of sight, severe painB in my h*«d and ea, etc., which nearly ran me crazy 1 1 at all hope in that country, and sailed for America, and was treated at lfoosevelt in this city, as w«ll as by a prominent physician in New York having no connection with the hospitals. 1 saw the advertisement of Swift's Specific, and I determined to give it a trial as a List re sort. lh«d given up all hone of being cured, as 1 had gone through the hands of the best medical men in Nottingham and New York I took tix bottles of 8. B. 8. and I can say witb great joy that they have cured me entirely. I am as sound and well aa 1 ever WHB in my life. i,. FKEO HALFOHL). New York City, June liltb, 1885. Blood 1* the lifo, and he is wise who remembers it. But in March of last year (1884), contracted blood poi«on, and being In Savannah, Gs.. at tbo time, I went into tne hospital f« treat ment. 1 suffered very much from rheumatism at the Kamo time. didfiot get well utjder the treatment there, nor was cured by any of the usual means. have now t»ken seven 'ttlea of wilt's Specific and am sound and well- It. drove poison out through boils on the ekin. Poison had prodaoed sreat hole* in my back and chest and bad removed all the hair off my bead, jet I began to improve in a week'R time, and tha Boren began to heal, and were entirely gone in Bide of eight weekn. W Jostra, Porter Union Pass. Depot. CIROO,ILL Texas, Julyia, 1885. Treatise on Blood and Bkin Diseases mailed free. ,. THE SWIFT 8PE0IFI0 CO., Yankton, Dakota. Or-bO A QJENEHAL BANKING BOSINICBP 4 timber lands or timber as it may not be neoetsary indefinitely to reserve. Coughs, Colds and sore-throat yield readily to B. H. Douglas fc Sons' Capsi cum Ooogb Drops. Drawer 8, Atlanta, (in. 15? W. 83d Street, N. Y. BANKS. JAMES O. MaVAX, Prenidont. W. H. MOVJT, Oashie First National Bank -OF- YANKTON, lAKOTA UNITED STATES DEPOSITORY, CAPITAL SCHPLOS S DAN LtiAHY. Jersey Oily, N J., Aug.7, 1885. Two years ago I contracted blood poison. After taking prescriptions from the best phy sicians here and at Dallas, I concluded toyiait Hot Springs, and on reachiug Tcxarkana a doc tor renommeuded me to try SwittTsSpecific, assuring me that it would benefit me more than Hot Springs. $00,000 01' 98tt,0OO 00 Correspondents: Chemical National Bank, Nflw York. Commercial National Bank, Chi cajfo, Illinois. HgUoll Exchange on all the prinoit&i ciliey »t Europe, ur-Collections reoeive prompt attention. McKinney & 8cougalv E a on deposits. Four per oent. interest oliowod Collections promptly attended to. Domestic and Foreign Exchange boatnt and Sold. Money to loan on Farm Property. long time Ten per oent. Interest, and No UommlBBios. Municipal Securities, School Bonds, and Oottntr Warrants ooacht on reasonable terms. Yankton Bank. Edmunds, Hudson & Co. Bankers, Yankton. We do a general Banking, Collection and Loan business, the same as National Banks. Buy and sell eishange on the principal cities of the United States and Europe. Special attention paid to collections, and re mitted for invariably on day of payment. Will loan money, pay taxes «nd sell rea estate for nan-residents, on favorable terms. Agents UN II PANIES, and insure property OB terms avorable. EDMUNBS, HIIBSON CO. White & Sharp, nsurance. Fire, Marine, Life, Acci dent, Tornado,'Cy* clone, Plate Glass Fidelity —AUD— Over 1 W I N S O 'Largest First Na .. Insnnmee agency in Dakota National Bank, Yankton, Dakota, Twelve years eiperienoe. We are prepared to nlaoe large or small linen of inaifranoa in good companies at reasonable rates. Business respectfully solicited. We return thanks to patrons for past favors and anr failure favors will be appreciated. The Popular Clothiers and authors of Low Prices X. for RELIABLE IN8URANCE COM WHITS & 8H&BP, Yankton. Are You Thinking OF PURCHASING kNEW OUTFIT TO-DAY? THEN REMEMBER THAT KAHN & CO., Hove jnst received their second invoice of fall and winter stylrs of Glothing and Gent's Furnishing Goods. They now dis play a superb assortment of new (roods whioh includes everything in AND Well Made Garments Choice selections of Gents' Famishing Goods, Hats. Caps, Neckwear, Mittens, Eur Muffs, etc., at J®~ItOCK BOTTOM PillCEB.^J A Large Variety of Heating & Cooking Stoves AT Dudley, Richey & Gross CORNER OF DOUGLAS AND THIRD STREETS. OUR HEATERS TAKE THE LEAD. Dealer in BUILD E RS' HA DWA RE (xarland Stoves, new Lyman Gasoline Stoves and Tinware. Wagon and Carriage Wood Stock. Wagon and Carri- Hardware, age Keeps the largest stock of 33oo1:s SIhLoess IN DAKOTA also, Hats, Caps, Gloves and Mens' Hosiery. Is Agent for Sign ot the I BUFFALO HEAD Old postoffice stand Yankton, Dasota jftc. Gas Fittings. Garden implements. ICE COOLERS. REFRIGERATORS THIRD STREET, YANKTON, DAKOTA. I can recommend the "EMERY" $3 SHOE. They are A A N A soled. I have theui in button Congress and laced. Have sold them the past year. Also have Mens' calf button shoe at $2,50, at the popular Boot and Shoe store of JohnA.Weeks E. C. Burt, Reynolds Broj. Reed and Weaver and J. & J. Cousins fine Shoes tor Ladies. Misses and Children Burt & Packard, Buit & Mears and Stacy, Adams & Co's. Fine Shoes for Men. I. PULES,Yankton Excelsior Flour and Feed Store. HOME MILLS FLOUR Graham and Rye Flour, Granulated Corn Meal, Corn, Oats and Mill Feed. Valentine's Block, Broadway, Yankton, Dakota seat: J. P. Real Bunker's A PAKTiAl, No. .1 A good quarter seotion unimprov ed in a well settled part of ooanty, 12 miles from city, 2 miles from sohool house. Mo. 2. A line tract cf land, partlbottom, elegant plow and hay land. Hchool house on same section'. No. 3. An extra line section, 55 aores broke, large grove of trees, living water in a well settled section, five miles from city. No. 4. A line sec. 1 mile from R. R. station, joining a school seotion, five acres is cultivation. No. 5. This seotion yields abundance of hay and is snituble for raising any crop. Corners No. 4 aud joins same sohool section. No. 6. An elegant seotion, fine soil, plenty of hay, has a small lake in centre, joins sohool section mile from R. R. station, joins No. 4, making a beautiful half section. No. 7. An improved larm, 160 acres, 10 miles trom city, 2 from R. R. Btation house 20x32, frame, 4 rooms plastered cellar stoned np good well barn 32x 36 125 acres nnder cultivation 7 aores fruit trees 5 years old orchard seeded to tame grass. No, 8 160 aores unimproved bottom land No. 9. 360 acres, small house, barn, 120 acres fenced with creek running through it, 30 acres trees, 75 acres broke, near city. No. 10. 1280 acres in one body a small lake touches one corner and has a run ning creek of water through the land hay, pasture and plow land abundant Ne. 11. 320 acres, house, 40 acres broke, living water, small grove of trees. No. 12. 160 acres rolling prairie, good grass and adopted for stock raising, No. 13. 160 acres fine prairie, plenty of hay, watered by a small leke. No. 14. An extra fine section for hay or cultivation in one of the best por tions of the county. No. 15. section, half mile from No. 14, very desirable. No. 16. 360 acres of as fine land as can be found in Southern Dakota, slopes gently to the sooth, has fine hay, joins sohool section which is watered by the Jamee river 40 acres cultivated. No. 17. 269 acres, house, granery, good well, pastnre, hay and running water 75 aores under cultivation. No. 18. 160 acres on Beaver Creek, fine grass and plow land, living water, a grove of trees 12 years old, hard wood and Cottonwood. No. 19. A fine quarter section, unim proved, located in a thiokly settled portion of the county, six miles from city. No. 21. 120 aores improved, on Mis souri riyer bottom house 18x26, frame, 4 rooms, bricked up cellar under whole house, barn, shed with shingle roof to bold 60 head, 6 acers trees, (50 apple), 65 aoreB under cultivation. No. 22. 80 aoers, bottom hay land in good location, mile from railroad station. No. 23. 160 aores fine bottom land joins No. 22. No. 24. 160 acres, joins Rchool seotion, afine improved farm, 2 miles Irom school house, one mile from church, stone bouse, stone barn, granery and corn crib, good well and pump, aores trees, 45 aores broke (23 plowed) EAVES YANKTON at 7 a. m. daily., exocp li Sunday's, for BPUINGFUIIiD and interme diate po' *a Leave Hay ward, E a HEADQUARTERS, Block, southeast corner ot Third street Douglas Avenue, Yankton, Dakota. LIST OF LANDS FOR SALE. SUBSCRIBE FOR THE Springfield Stage Co'ny. MAIL PASSENGER & EXPRESS. From YA-NK-TON to FORI RANDALL via Bon Homme, Springfield, Yankton Agency and WHITE SWAN. OALLt u§ HV 7*"r..1 This lino is thoroughly eQJupped with ths best of stock, audelegui OONOoBD OGAOH KB.lnsorlng Comfort, 8peed and Security To its patrons. Press and Dakotaian Price per year—Daily $10.00. Weekly $2.00. OULVEB Jc TEETEB8, Proprietor. "Otfioe Kt the Morrison Hotel Yankton and Hurley via Swan Lt»ke MAlLi-— Passenger & Express Line. H. H. DEYO, PB07BIZT0B Yankton offioe at the Oommeroial Hoos» DBPABIUBBS. Leav* Hurley (or Swan Lake and return daily. Leave Swan Lake for Yankton Monday, Wee nnday and Friday on return of Hurley stage. Leava Yankton for Swan Lake and Hurley on Tueaaay, Thursday and Saturday at 7 o'olock a the morals? oonneotinf at Hnrley witb the Horth western train. and back), 16 head cattle, 2 mules, 10 hogs. 120 ohickens, wagoB, McOormiok reap er, McCormiok mower, hay rack, corn sheller, 3 plows, (1 sulky) and all toolB and implements necessary. Will be Bold at a great bargain. No. 25. 126 acres near Milltown, has a brown stone quarry with excellent rock. No. 26. 160 acres near No, 25, excel lent land. No. 27. 160 acres in same township an No. 25 and No. 26' No. 28. 160 acres near Carthage, Miner Co., extra fine land. No. 29. Nearly 80 acres on James river, fine hay land, with river front of nearly ^2 mile some timber. No. 30. 160 acres in northwest part of Clay county, No. -1 land, in a good settlement. Ne. 32 320 acres,' briok house, 4 rooms aud attic, frame granery 12x33, tem porary stable and cattle sheds, well, 2 acres trees, 140 acres broke, 75 aores hay laud, joins school section. No. 33. 400 aores of the best land in Yankton county, all good for cultiva tion or for hay, beautiful spring of water, new house 20x24 on atone foundation, 40 acres broke. No. 34. Valuable stock farm, highly improved, Bituated on James river, 26 miles from Yankton, 5 miles from im portant railroad station and town affording good market, near a large grist mill, watered by river aBd fine creek whioh runs through entire pas ture. IDnough bay, feed and seed for spring sowing 400 aores bottom, 1600 acres pasture and plow land, 500 aores of which is broke and 300 aores plowed baok last fall 1100 acres fenced in three pastures two fine dwelling houses with many modern improve ments barn and shed 28x40 and 14x 40 stone hog house, shingle roof 24x 40, oorn crib, sheds for 150 head oattle, improvements worth $9,000 all new machinery and implements necessary 100 head of cattle 140 hogs, 10 horses. Good reason for selling. Will be sold at a bargain. No. 35. Stook farm on JameB river, 1760 acres. The river runs through the premises affording abundant water and 250 aoreB hay land on each side 1000 asres fenced with wire, 200 acres in crop laBt year. This farm joins a sohool seotion of 640 aereB. The im provements consist fit frame dwelling, barn and sheds for 400 head of oattle. If desired purchaser oan buy live stook and implements. Mo. 36. 181 acres af fine high, bottom land improved, the choicest piece of land on the bottom in Yankton county. No. 37. 160 acres on Beaver Creek. No. 39. 240 aores, nine miles from city, house, barn, granary and corn crib, good well aud a creek of never failing running water. Plenty of hay land 70 acres in crop, rented for one-third crop which will be included in sale— for sale at a bargain. No. 40. 160 acres of extra fine land, joins No. 59, making a superb farm of 400 aores. No. 41. A beautiful quarter section one fourth mile from oity limits, has a fine building site and abundant hay land. This is an extra fine quarter seotion. and capable of highest cultivation FIRST-CUSS RGilTES food, I TO AND FUOKi DAKOTA VIA THE CHICAGO SI0ITIWESIER1 tiAIX.' WAT. This great Railroad now offers trave ers their choice between Two Flrst-olu3g Routes to and from the Famous Grain Regions of Central and Southeaster Dakota. One vit Madison, Wis.,Winona Minn., and Tracy, Minn., and oho othei via Clinton, OecUr Rapida, Tama, i_nc HAwarden, low?. The loilowing- are among this road Aberde* f.loen*. A'S, OAKOTA TOWNS Stations beat reached hy esford, riiunt, Urcadland, Brooking!!, Bruoe, Canning, l»jii6tota, Caaova, n&rthf Jastl'o. flavour, Centorville, Miller, Crandon, De Smot, Doland, Eikton, Esmond, Estelino, Fairbanks, Franlil'ort, Gary, Goodwill, Harrold, Henry, HighmorS) Hitchcock, Hurley, Huron, Iroquois, Sorbirt, Nordlard Korthville, Ordway, Parker, Vlerre, Preston, Hayniond. Bedfleld, 7io& Height*, Rudolph', Sal6m, St. Lammas Vllai, V«li?a, watertown, Wegsinifion.' Woiaey? Clark Center, Kranzbur?, Columbia, Manchester, If destined for or from any point In Central or Southeastern Dalcota. buy your Tickets via the Chlcngo & North, western Railway. 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Office of City Treasurer Yankton, Dakota, Nov. 30th, 1883 Notice is hereby given that in pursul nee of an ordinance entitled "An Ordinance levying a speoial tax to uBY the cost and expense of building auie walks upon certain streets named ther in," passed and approved by the inuvor and council Ootober 26th, 1885, and dne notice having been given that said tux was due and in my hands for collection and that the same would beoome delin' quent and penalty aocrue on the 30th day of November, 1885, I, the under signed, treasurer of said city of Ynuk ton, D. T., will on Thursday, the3l8t day of Docember, 1885, between tbo hours of 9 aDd 10 o'clock a. m., pr. ceid to sell at publio sale at the fiont door of the court house ot Yankton county, a a ln said city of YoDkton, nil the real eptnta I upon which said speoial tax shall remain unpaid, to pay such npeoial tax, t0. gether with the penalty, interest, adver. tising and cost of sale. The following is a description of the real estate to be sold and the amount of5 penalty, interest and advertising that will be due at the date of sale on each lot or parcel of real estate respectively: E a a A S E W O trF KI 00 IS L. 0 (j cc t— 0 O O O O 3 1^5- EV P" HM SP^ co cc ffr CO ti\ HHH t^WbOHCOOHO 1 oocoooooSfei^lu 1 p» coooSi-5o^ MMMMtaOOlW ocooo O.C, 00 ft) In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand this 301h day of November, 1885. WM, JBLATT, City Treasurer. New Advertisements, wiien I i»y cure 1 do not monn t»«rr!y to stop ihrtn for Mrno and then liave thorn n-'.urn a&aln. piran rarfic*! ci L.JiKJJSS110llf&-long«turty. .!!'•. »l FITS, lil'lLKI'nY or Al.l.lKii 3ICKN ESS a I warrant my peincily to cz: the worat ca*e«. Bocause others bave failed Is no r?«um ool receiving a cure, fiend at ouc* for a treattM ami a Rree Bottle of my Infallible remedy. Glre Expressaodrns WSofc It cost a yoo nothing for a trial, and I will cure tab 4ddra«ir. 11. O. 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