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in prices effective January 1st. THE J. F. WHITLOCK, President M. J. HUGHES, Vice-Pros. Dr. W. E. SAllGEJST DENTIST L. Gettybbury S. U. Ollicc—over First National Bank Please phone or write for appointment. J. O'KElfrE Attorney at E'aw GETTYSBURG. So. Dakota Office opposite rostoflicn. Renovated, repainted ami newly furnished tburout. (ioneral Law Practice, Land. Loans. ?Jnsuranee, .fee, Shall be. glad to see all my old friends and patron?. I I E I Attorney at A W POTTER COUNTY OQiee "on road to Court House" GETTYSBURG SOUTH DAKOTA O. (jr. BlaltGSlGG, OPTICIAN and JEWELER GETTYSBURG. S. D. l^~Eyes exaoixned free:::-:: Gct your eyos diagnosed on my mw Gcineva Ophtholmoscope and Lttinoscopc combined. All Work Guaranteed I also keep an end!less variety of Musical Merchandise Souvenir Cards- Indian Curios E W E I S O N "The phonograph with a sou!," will cost yen move limn selling price. The Edisun Laboratories have announced We do not need to tell you of the freight onfrt (ion and possibility of freight embargoes. Therefore we strongly advi&o (o buy your New Edison now. There will lie no increase in the price of Edison lie-Creations. it there should be a freight embargo, they can be shipped from the Edison Laboratories by express. We take Liberty Bonds in payment for Edison Phonographs. To those who wish we can arrange for partial payments on phono graphs. ROWLAND JOIES (IST THEY ARE BOTH USEFUL AND BEAUTIFUL FIRST NATIONAL O E S S E E 1 't Capital and Surplus Abam Kiciiakdsox, President li. RiCIIAKD-jOV, GETTYSBURG, Wo solicit your business. Established 18S1. l!ie C3 *1 MEMBER OF FEDERAL RESERVE SYSTEM, present ua advance I lie VOll BANK S 35,000.00 .1. F. Weavek, T. Frcs'L 'r/sh j- O N Poiitw Kanfe Caul nor S o. k, Will I'Nti'iKl a ii iiccumtficiliilion consistent, with iSsife IfiinUins SSSSfe I n1 orosl lluw-il mi I lino deposits W omen ha\c been a-ked by the government to rc-isf They may register to do Ked Cro& work at home or to give money to take care of wounded soldiers and children or for anything they can do. A fee of ten cents will be asked. Women of Forest City township may register at Frank Smith's otore, between Feb. Js.t and JO. Women's Division of the Council of Defense. The Press is in receipt of a copy of the "Xo-Tobaceo Journal" just started at Butler. Indiana, by Mr. L. II. Iligley, as the official organ N a a A erica. The point of Ihir mention is that we have also received cir culars asking us to aid in the work of supplying our soldier boys in Europe with tobacco, so, to escape the charge of being a "slacker,' we have to make a choice. This is not puting any block' in the way of those who want to seud tobacco to the boys in trench or cimp but the Press will reserve its space for the support of "the No Tobacco Leauge of America, the secretary of which, Mr. M. E. Po land, resides at Bethany, W. A 1 '•The himrij of our is tfir 1 On a When in Gettysburg, STOP At HAYES HOUSE GOOD ROOMS-HOME C00KT MEALS I All You Can Eat for .S 50c 1 Vor,. XXXV- .No. OilEM' CITY. POTTEli CO., SO. DAKOTA. VIA). II. l'.Us Sl.i0 uie (jjq rn of nil. 1! i.CTRk LIGHTS Til MMNi, WilIliK INTf.RnU^S Kunior is ngain busy to the effect that negotiation-, mi pend ing between the Snpt's otlke and the company in Gettysburg for a lighting system at the Agency, and al.-o that in case this is accomplish re a el 1 1 a ,ind built from Gettysburg to Forest 'itj". It is impossible as yet to act any definite information re garding cither project. Bj2," !5'iizzard Ivn^inp," to day which coranu'iin'd Wed. ii in it a in i/hunging" bincc to the north- O O U'JSt Mai'v lines and K.K... block ad oil .-'C PROGRAM For WASHING"!0"j BIRTHDAY The Forest City scsliool will give tIm" following program on Friday i'Vb. beaming at p.in.: I. Hong, America liecitat-ion, "The Little Sol dier." Gettysburg Addie.- 4 1I istorv of Our Flag .i Song jil'C.j rike Folk dance "The Mil lit Man lvee. "Lincoln's l'.ooks" .in Song "Tenting Tonight" .11 Dialog "Two l'at rioi-." J'2 Kee. "Our Flng" III Dialog "Th^sasMaking Flag' .U Song Washington" 1 Heading "Curry On' I'i Song WREST cm IN I5RIII Will Pence and daughter Mi.- Stella were in from the farm Sun. ('apt J!- on \v over Mim lay with his family ealiinp on friend.-. Will Oliver was in from hisraneh Monday with chickens and fre-h pork to sell. ill Oliver made a trip to i«-t tysburg Friday hi for coal and: other supplies. Ambrose and Will Travorsie with their wives were over Mon.to trade at our store.-. Grant Orsborn was in with a load of .-peltz Tues. which he .-old at one of our stores. A" Mr. Bramblee went to Gettys burg yesterday morning and got caught there bv the blizzard. Mr. and Mrs. Art. Comeau were the guests of Mr. and Mrs. Jere Chariow at the Agency Friday last. Ivussell pott fa Rabbit was visitor at thePres-ofhee vesterdav. glSt Will Shepardson bad his stock of pelts on display outdoors Sun day and had a photograph of them taken. Chas. Kenslcr with two other outfits is hauling hay over the river this work for the gov't au thorities. Emery A. Booth of EaPlant was a guest at Mrs. Oliver's Thursday night last returning from a trip to Gettysburg Ceo. Fair bank and Olaf Ander son were in with some cattle for Ed Sutton Monday which were de li verd at the Agency. Will Shepardson had his car out Sunday after several wep&s hiber- naiinji, and --aw a numlier young friends a ji ride. 1 If lie Farmery Should Dialog". Tiim •oin. the 1 K. 1'. Kllis made a trip to (lot tysbuic- Monday Fresh egg -, weenies and sausage at I he Pionee'- Store. Ivl Orsborn and wife were-down wives made a trip to Pierre Tues. rue^day i!h 3i do -:en of eggs and I returning the following day sold the in at the 1 ioneei Ston Messrs (jrant, Gorman. Moreau Airs. E.G.Hnm.-on ha- been is-! and Land wnh Leon Vundawarka iiiiig her sister Mrs O. Eand vatter as chafleur took in some Masonic at Gettysburg the last few days. doings at Gettysburg lirii. N iehols i\ cr from the Agency and invest.d in one of those new "C|uick-Eilc." lamps for sale by the Pioneer Store. Harry Hre-lil ariived home la.-i week from Camp Fun-ton. having been given ."n honoralile discharge on a eonnt of houmati.-m Mi I'elia llanson aeeompamed Arelne 'oniean to the h'Miie of I he !:itt"i la-l 1 ii. e'. eniiiji alter ehool reir.ainmg till the following day. .Marshall Ldam writes home that he has taken out a government in surance policy for ten thou-and dollars which eoMs htm bnt i?i a month M' Heck and I'.ob Workman the ^nlly-eo :-to-ki a -or:, were 111'' gnosis id" (ion. liraiuiilee uid fami Iv Thursday nighl enrotile to Allen Fielder's, north of the Agency Mi. find Mi Way l\o.-a id' Saii ner-1wp returnd Tu« .. from a visit at tiir Cede Kos'i ranch enroiite home«'.ard. l!ay'. father came i:p Willi them and accompanied them honi'\ •,— .. A«il NCY Mil Allies AVill Alerrill 'wa^ over Sat. mnr kclim fresh pork A e. Harold Bruce went to rettys liurg and back AVcclnescla^ Stipi. McGregor N absent this work on a trip to Timber Lake. ill Manful of (ielfysburg was oyer to the Agency Monday on busintss (ieo. Iron Wing, cut, to (ietlys burg Saturday to have sonic dental work done. Fred LaPluiit left lor Aberdeen Wednesday going to Timber Lake to take the train. I'ehiiis Buck and Mr. and Mrt Mi Lulu Blaekboily went to Get tysburg' Friday last on business. Mrs. Tonv Hi vers, brother, and two sisters from the Moreau \aMev were over-night isitoi s, returning yestcrday Mr. Lambert, the garage man at Promise, was down 'I'uesday and took a earful ol passengers to 1'ierre and baek. E. P. Tliorne patronized the i.len tal deparlineiil of our Monday by geting it a iclieved nf trou'ilexome tooth. Mr. Moreau accompanied by his familj have It*ft for his new posi tion its teaiher of a day school on the Rosebud reservation Budge Ronne went with the I S. mail the iir theweek to visit .some friends for a lew days, re tut i.ing Tue-daj- evening. Boss 1'armor II uddle.-lon and l'ost-tradiM' Bert Moon of White Horse were down on business at the Superintendent's oilke. Herman Brown and Paul Brings the Grub with their respective 1 O iv a E a a a a A A ,, Mr. and Mr*. Everett Lambert lie was over ooknif for our.drug .. .. 'and Mr-. 1:-. B. oiigilon, mcompa mod bv Ping New-land, were over last Fri.night Both the Episcopal and Catholic rl ^oi, Ho'oerts were baptised. from the Burg Sunday to make a short visit churehcs held ..emccs ^unday. that it is none of a woman bus the former the infant children of .. iness. that a "woman place is at home" etc. The Press has taken this occasion to denounce such sen tinients and to oliject to their being preached on our street cor nels as la wand gospel. at the "Red Onion," as Mr. CVs hostelry is populai ly know n. A parly consisting of the Mrses Margaret Ergenbi ight, Esther llempslead, Eunlle EaPlant and Messrs Cox and Wolf with Eeon Vauhiwarka as chatl. went over to the dance at Gettysburg Tuesday evening The Red Cross chapter sent a box of their work to Timber Lake Monday comprising five sweateis, four pairs of socks and two pair wristlets. Mrs. «J. L. Keeley and Miss Lucille LaPlant are iu charge of this part of the work. 1'ICU ANNUM I I A E I'laelieally till of the churches, arc agreed oil the same religious creed. The Press has evolved from it the following political creed, for voters, which we have not seen in print elsewhere as yet: "I believe in Right ami Justice, "Liberty and Law, "Love and Charily for every human being: "1 believe the Vmoriean Flag, "In its ('onstitutiun, State anil National "I believe that my neighbor is entitled to Lite, Liberty and the Pursuit of 1 lappiness, "He lie Hottentot, or Poten tate. "The same as "And that the great or small, is the all." Myself. injury of one, concern of The above not copyrighted a.rid anyone l- at liberty to add im pro\ etuent,. to it that ishe to. A I I A MOM The Press ha alway.- tried to be iinpersonal in its attitude toward the li'ptor traffic, gambling and other forms of vice that seem to be I he c.hicf accompaniment of western mining and other mushroom towns, on the theory that we have county officials whose duty it is to enforce the laws relative to such violations. It is evident that li|iior-selling here as well as elsewhere thruout the country is thing of the past, including its tentacle, known as "boollcging. Bnt open profanity and gambling are still left to dis grace our streets and other public places. However, The Press is not as yet. starting in 1o reform anybody, p.or to 11 to make anyone a copy of I la' editor. The lact is, the I're-s, in its attitude ol claiming to lie an independent, religious and tcmpcrauce |otnmd, ha- all but neglected il- mission, in its en deavor lo be a local newspaper. But now we have discovered "Kriisori.-m most, detestable "K AIi 101 I^.M''! stalking our midst blood While American voutli--- the and 1 -n ol We young Ameri ca are lighting Kaiscrisin thous ands oi mlie- uwav. across tumul tuous land and billowy seas, The Forest. itv Press is not go ing to ignore the KAI^ERISM at its doorstep. hu\e latelv noted I hat a hunch ol Forest Cily \otcrs who claim lo be Men are retailing the argument, to |us1ifv the public gambling that is known to exist in Forest City at the present, time, Such sentiments arc the bottom layer- of old German Kaiserism and we merely wish to make the announcement iu this issue that we" hope to have several more things to say on the subject during thej year lit 18. Lost Strayed or Stolen -About De cember 1st 1917, dark bay Maro, coming two year old. One white hind foot. Suitable reward for re covery will be paid by Forest Gates,. Forest City, S. D.