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Strayed from ray premises on or
about Oct. 15, 1918, 10-yr old
buckskin Stallion, wght about
1200 lbs, branded DD on right
thigh: scar on right shoulder,,
broke lo work. .Y
(Dec. 5)" Cheyenne Agency, S I).
Youths Companion Calendar for 1919
The publishers of The Youths
Companion will, as always at this
season, present to every subscrib
er whose subscription is paid for
.1919, a Calendar for the new year.
It is a gem of calendar-making.
The decorative mounting is rich,
but the main purpose has been to
produce a calendar that is useful,
and that purpose has been achieved.
NORTHERN NORMAL and
Short Course, three months, be
gins Jan. 1 1919. Regular second
quarter (three months) begins Jan.
13 1919. Send for catalog and par
ticulars. WILLIS E. JOHNSON
"s Aberdeen, So. Dak.
Pa Was W!«».
what Is quiet hostility*"
"Quiet hostility, little Jim, to
way In which when I decline
Federal Food AdminUtra
tion for South Dakota,
e. N. HERREID, Admlnlatrater.
DO GOOD FOR EVIL.
Probably no act or utterance of
Mr. Harrald, Federal Food Admini»
trator, has been criticised and
with opposition ilka hla appeal to the
people laaued just after tbe armis
"South Dakotans! We have now
reaohed a condition la which we must,
with true American and Christian for
titude, return food for evil, and save
food, even for the famishing Germans,
Auatrlans, Hungarians and the
These criticisms having reached
Washington, by wire, December 4tli.
the U. 8. Food Administration sent
"On leaving for Europe lir. Hoover
atade the following statement:
"There la a great problem la th*
situation of the enemy people,—about
90,000,900. This problem :1s not one
of going to their relief. It la a prob
lem of relaxing the water tight block
ade whloh continuea through the
ara&latlee, suffloiptly so that they
they may secure for themselves the
hart neoeaaltiea that will give atable
government. Unleas anarchy can be
put down aad atahlllty of government
OSA be obtained In these enemy atates
there will ha nobody,to make peace
with and nobody to p4y the bill to
mm and Belglam for the fearful
destruotton that has bean done.
"1 would eertalnly approach this
-problem with mixed feellnga, having
!bee« long a wltnaaa to the robbory of
food trait woman u4 children, and
jthe daatroatlaa aft mlllloaa of tees of
food al aaa and to ha adgary tuader
which the alUtota, aaonit ih4 big
land little allies have tuffared tinder
tha Oarman yoka. Justioe -raqtalres
that a government ha esUtbllihed,
ahla ta maka Munda far wranga dona
•ad It aahiat ba naaompllahedttaiugh
atvnad of auNkf. Fanlma 1* the
FIOPLI OVINO THOUMtW.
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IlED SEAL I)ATTELUES For
Sale, at the Pioneer Store.
PROM AXMAI. STATEMENT
Tear Ending: Dictoktr »lst, 1917.
Hartford Accident and In•
Home Office, Hartford, Cons.
Capital taid up cash-t
penny j-oti sneak round behind
my chair and make faces."—London
Ledger assets Dec. "1. 'It
Total premium rcceipta.9 1,2X3,108.5!!
Interest and rents 141,955.9(
Total Incoma $ 5,375,064.49
raid to policy holders $ 2,0S6,S64.04
Adjustment of claims 387,446.74
Commission to agents.. 1.041,901.09
Salaries and office cx
Losses on ledger assets. 220.00
All other items 195,489.92
Total disbursements S 4.346.S98.31
Balance $ 5,402.256.35
IV. LEDGER ASSETS
Mortgage loans $ 190,000.00
Bonds and stocks .... 2.952,865.8fi
Cash in office and banks 81S.620.6T
Premiums In course of
All other Items 132,705.52
Total $ 5,402,256.35
Interest and rent 43,601.7°
Total assets $ 5,445,858.0s
Deduct assets not ad
Total admitted aas»t»_S 5,295,168.55
Unpaid claims 1 1,468.386.76
Unearned premiums 2,085,222.4i
Commissions to agents--- 244,995.22
Voluntary Contingent re
All other liabilities.._i—
I. CAPITAL. STQTK
Tote.1 liabilities, except
capital —S 4,063,121.40
Capital paid up In cash 800,000.00
Surplus over all liabili
Total liabilities $ 5,295,168.55
BUSINESS IN SOUTH DAKOTA 1917
Premiums received S 10,726.35
Losses paid 2,027.24
Expenses Incurred 2,479.83
Companr'a Certificate of Anthorltr
Whereas, The Hartford Accident and
Indemnity Company, a corporation or
ganized under the laws of Connecticut,
has filed in this office a sworn state
ment exhibiting its condition and busi
"nees for the year ending December 31,
1917, conformable to the requirements
of the laws of this state regulating the
business of insurance and,
WhereaR, The-said company has filed
In this office a duly certified copy of
Its charter with certificate or organi
zation, in compliance with the require
ments of the insurance law aforesaid
Now, therefore, I. W. N. Van Camp,
Commissioner of Insurance of the State
of South Dakota, pursuant to the pro
visions of said laws, do hereby certify
that the above named company Is fully
empowered, through its authorized
agents, to transact its appropriate
business of Accident, Health, Steam
Boiler, Fly Wheel. Casualty and Live
Stock Insurance in th'is state, accord
ing to the laws thereof, until the last
day of February. A. D. 1919.
In testimony. whoreof, I have here
unto set my hand and official seal at
Pierre, this first day of March, A. D.,
W. N. VAN CAMP.
Commissioner of Insurance.
By F. C. MUELLER.
(Seal) Chief Clerk.
For iusurance, land or other
General Business, call, phone or
write William Schoof, Gettysburg,
SI00 RliWARD $100
The readers of this paper will be
pleased to learn that there is fit
least one dreaded disease that sci
ence has been able to cure in all its
stajres and that is catarrh! Being
greatly influenced by constitutioa.-
al conditions, Catarrh requires con
stitutional treatment. Ilall's Ca
tarrh Medicine is taken internally
and acts thru the blood on the ran-
nous surfaces of the system, there-
by destroying the foundation of
the disease, giving the patient
strength by building up the con
stit.ution and assisting nature in
doing its work. The proprietors
have »o much faith in the curative
powers of Halls Catarrh Medicine
that they offer One Hundred dol
lars for any case that it fails to
cure. Send for list of testimonials.
Address F. J. Cheney & Co., To
ledo, Ohio. Sold by drugists: 75c
Your Future is
in Your Hands
Yon can absolutely decide your
own future. By taking a course!
at the Aberdeen Business College
you -will be able to direct your fu
turo. It will grive you a grip on
yourself as well as
ing in business. Enroll Dec. 30th.
FARMERS' CASH MARKET—
'POP prices paid every day for Chick
-1- ens. Ducks, Geese. Turkey s, Cream,
Dressed Calves. Hogs, Mutton, Wool,
Cattle Hides, Hor'eHides, Pelts, Furs,
muskrat, skunk, beans, rabbi's. Get
our price list before selling. Make
more money by shipping here. Write
us now for quotations, tags, and how
fiie It. K. COBB CO. St. Pant, Minu
Licensed by U. S. Gov't
J. F, WHITLOCK, President
M. J. HUGHES, Vice-Pros.
Wo solicit your business.
HAVE TO RAISE
.' lp consequence of another raise in the price of our
"Patents," notice of which has just been served on us, wo,
are compelled to raise our subscription price to $2.00 per
year and our advertising rate to 20 cents per inch each in
sertion, also reading or losal and editorial notices td 10c
per line each insertion.
Above rate3 to be effective on and after January 1,4919.
We make the New Terms effective Jan. 1, in order
that our present patrons may have one more chance "to
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In renewing—before Jan. 1st— they may remit for a*
many years as they wish at the old rate. We invito, also,
our readers to send us names of their eastern friends, to
^vhom we will send The Press as sample copy for $1.00, for
the first year only.
NOTICE FOR PUBLICATION
Dep't of the Interior, U.S. Land Office
at Pierre S.D..November 9,1918.
NOTICE is hereby given that, as direc
ted by tli« Commissioner of the General
Land Cilice, under provisions of Sec. 2455
It. S. pursuant to the application of
Charles F. Swift of Forest City, S.l)„ ser
ial No. 0150r4, we will oiTer at public sale,
to the highest. bidder, but at not less than
S.'l.OO per acre. at 10 oeluck a.in. ou the 9th
day of January, I'Jl!), next, at this office,
the following tract of land: S\VJ£ ofSW^
of Sej.'J. T. 11H X. R. ?S w. 5th P. M.
The sal" will not lie kept open, but will
be declared closed when those present at I
the hour named have ceased bidding. The
person making the highest, hid will be re
quired to immediately pay to the Receiver
the amount thereof. Any persons claiming
adversely Hk above-described land are
advised to file, their claims or objections
on or before the time designated lor sale,
JOHN T. COG AN,
are easy lo take and cause
a normal and easy action
of the bowels.
AT ALL L.tUGGISTS
MILE3 MEDICAL CO., Elkhart, Ind.
Will extend anv accommodation consistent with
Interest, allowed on time deposits'
and Sickhe&daches are
often caused by Constipa
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