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r?4 Into New Quarters We have moved into the old Williams* store building On Center street with our Harness and Repair shop. Our consignment of Harness Goods has arrived, and we invite those who contemp late purchasing to inspect our goods before buy ing. Remember that we do Shoe Repairing. JONES & WIQLE F. K. 811 EltWIN, PRESIDENT. FKANK SIIKRWIX, SR., VICE-PRESIDENT. A first State Bank of Philip VAW THE PLACE TO BUY LUMBER Is the yard that follows the irtotto: "Nothing is too Good for the People of Philip and Stanley County, We carry the best lumber that can .be obtained. We have handled a heavy trade during the past few months and have given satisfac tion in every instance. Our- stock is good and complete. We want your trade. Give us a trial order and be convinced that this is the place to get your lumber and building material. Robertson Lumber Co. Philip, South Dakota Philip, BIKLSKI, QASHIER. UP CAPITAL $10,000.00 Philip, South Dakota Do You Want "Something Good" to EAT?* Better Go To The Phileo ANY TIME I ANY STYLE Good Hot Coffee at all flous A fine line of candies and nuts* Best line of cigars, pipes and smokers' articles in the city. J. RALPH LEE West Land Company Have buyers for Deeded Lands and Homesteads. lAxt your Property with usu We have a complete, set of Township Plats and receive corrections by every mail from our Pierre Office. Contests successfully con ducted When in town give us a call and get a Map e Main Office at Pierre i *&V~V V S. D, i Branch at Philip U- 1 PHILIP WEEKLY REVIEW 3. D. RAINEY, Editor and Publis*lMMr wood. Arthur W Tliomas and needier, of Ottumwa, Oetober 27th. i I Belt* M. married Governor Crawford has issued a proclamation designating Thursday. Nov. 28th, as Thanksgiving day. The order has gone forth that gambling is a thing of the past at urdo. Tlie county sheriff Is enforc ing the law. A buildijig has been purchased by tlie Lyman county commissioners at Oacoina, tf be used as a tem porarv court house, until such times as a permanent building caij,be erected. At Rapid City on October 19th Harry E. Mosher and Miss Edith L. Maddern, both of Cherry Creek, were united in marriage. Mrs. Mosher was formerly the Agency physician at Cherry Creek^ and the groom is a well known ranchman in that sect ion. Referring to his trip over $ the new Northwestern line and (Tie impress ion gained by him on the way. Presi dent Marvin Hughitt said: "Wefound our new line a success, and we found It running through a splendid country—a fact which we appreciated when we ran it there. was much impressed with the number of little settlements between Rapid City and Pierre, composed of the sort of people any country is fortunate to secure as fjloneers. I think the little l^ie has a fortune as an instrument in settling up and building that country." "The Rosebud," a gasoline boat, fowed a barge loaded with 1,500 bush els of flax seyMrom Chamberlain to Sioux Citytfn a little more than five days. At times the heavily laden barge would grind on sand bars, but the Rosebud was equal to the emer gency and managed to tow through without getting stranded at any time. Caution was used in running and the boat came slow, but her ar rival in good time seems conclusive evidence that the navigation of the Miasouri with small craft, oven in the time of low water, is possible. Under the direction of A: E. Cham berlain, superientendent of the state farmers1 institute board, a farmers' institute will be held in Philip, Nov. 14th. Programs begift' at10 f0a. m., 1:30 p. m. and 7:86 p.- m. Those in terested in the development of thin section are urged to attend the meet ings. A very able fcorpe6f lecturers b&vp been engaged by those directing, a vl. JL *-i :s-rw:fi *$.' 'f. s^Cf' »..4 "II I-111 ,. PHILIP, STANLEY COUNTY, 8. D., FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 8, 1907. and the meetings here can nut fail to be of help to those attending. Every thing is free. See small bills for program. The month of October was a banner month in the history of the Rapid I City land office. During the month, 1.0(52 original liomestead entries were riled for record at the office, appropri I at ing 1H9,!20 acres of land from the public domain. In addition to that, a large number of entries for timber, coal, minerals, desert claims and con tests Mere filed, so that in reality the acreage appropriated during the month was much larger than the i figures just given. On the last day of the month the volume of business was he largest for one day fu the history of the office. 124 k EXCHANGE GLEANINGS i HHiip' tnti^rs in romn.v and state Some items are rehashed. some nl*» vn credit where credit is due, and some are swiped Ixxlily. a A band will beorganized at Gotibm- A Presbyterian church building is 1ft process of construction at Kadoka. original homestead tilings were made that day, appropriat ing 19,840 acres of land. qfcs DECLARES FOR PARCELS POST The newspapers of the country dis nets have fought the agitation for a parcels post system ever since it was inaugurated. Hie tight was waged in the interests of the small retail merchants, who would haw lost greatly if the system had been evolv ed on the plans first formed. It now seemfc that their work will bear fruit, if the plans of Postmaster-General Meyer are followed. He delivered an address before the convention of post ers at Washington, which we will re view that our readers may take it for what it is worth. Mr. Meyer declared that the parcels post system now in use is "un-Ameri can and unjust." He said that there are two classes opposed to the parcels post—-the express companies and tlie retail storekeepers. He said that he did not feel obliged to offer any apo logies to the express companies and hat. lie would look out for the inter est of the country storekeeper. Mr. Meyer asserted that he had met the objection of the retail merchant and the country storekeeper in his recom mendation to congress for he estat lishment of the parcels jwwft by advo cating such low rates that it* would be feasible for the farmer "o order his supplies from town by tetepliomj or letter. "Tiiis means," he added, "that the ease with which the farmer may pro cure merchandise will cause increased consumption. This will give increased trade to the country store, to the wholesale dealer, and, finally, increas ed business to the postmaster." The post master general held that it is un just to charge 16 cents a pound on parcels sent to fellow-citizens, when only 12 cents a pound is charged on those sent to foreign countries. He said that he was advocating a reduc tion of 4 cents a pound, and also an increase in he weight limit to 11 pounds, which amount may be sent by mall to 22 foreign countries. He said that the country storekeeper would benefit by the rural route pas eels post, because it would cost him only 25 cents to send an 11-pound package to a customer, whereas a big mail-order house would have to pay $l. i2 for the same weight. Tlie rural parcels rate, he thinks, sliould be fix ed at 5 cents for the first pouud and 2 cents for each additional pound. One of the magazine writers who is preparing for the annual festival of Thanksgiving, and is not afraid of a panic, puts the case in this model way: "I am thankful that America, with all it's inequality, is a land of distributed plenty. The cry of dis contentment is part of the roar of progress. Never before in any land could so many millions share meals of more than one course, or pass their plate a second time." If our great cities are over crowded, there is room and to spare in the country for all tlie surplus population. Tlie problem with us is not how to provide for a surplus vf men, but to induce men'to occupy the surplus landinreg^ns other than these of congestion/ In Europe and America there is mf ire than enough land for all the population that can be obtain ed. Europe cannot even partially till up the unoccupied territory of the United States and other countries in North America without emptying herself. But for the crowded areas of Asia there are no lands for relief of congestion. India, China and Japan are seething with millions for which there is no outlet, because no country held by Europeans welcomes Asiatic immigrants. The time must come when this problem of Asiatic emigra tion tfiM be the gravest confronting mankind. Most complete line of blan1fe§& and underwear at Weed right prices, $ Kumm'sat 'f-V. A "'iaK *S- -fci •. -^Jtr fe the WESTWARD HO! Tlie opening of the new farm lands in the western part of South Dakota, and the consequent rush of settlers to that section recall to the mind of the pioneers of the state the date when the first crest of the advancing wave of civilization was lapping pver. the western border of Iowa and flooding the eastern edge of the "Sunshine State" with white topped wragons, filled with eager adventurers ready and willing to sacrifice the joys and comforts of the more thickly settled regions-for the sake of securing for themselves homes on which no land lord could boast a claim. Those who came in with the early rush remember how quickly the un broken prairies- became dotted with the primitive habitations of man. Squatty little sod shanties bright new pine cabins, and some showing the black and white effect of a tar paper covering held in place by laths: and along the margins of" streams, where fringes of timber made such architecture possible, neat log houses with dirt roofs, on which th6 combin ed influence of sun and rain coaxed many a waving prairie weed 'to, t^ke root and flourish. Those were indeed democrttlc days. Everyone was here for the same put pose, that of building a home, and though there were undoubtedly some who were more blessed in worldly ,'oocfs than others, there was as yet no pride of station, but all were brothers and sisters in the common causc of founding a new common wealth. Neighbors were neighbors then whether their lands joined or were separated by an insignificant four or five miles of grass covered, flower decked prairie. Here was to be found the true spirit of fraternity, the free, open-hearted generosity of the frontier, where the good or ill fortune of one was shared by all, and where no man went hungry While his neighlior had flour and meat. Such traits of human character were brought out vividly by the rigors of the historical "hardwinter" of'80-'61, where the settlers rude homes were buried under huge mountaiusofsnow and many ol* the usual means of sup plying the needs of the people were cut. off by the impossibility to travel. Many and varied were the means re sorted to supply those homes with the necessary food and warmth, from the burning of twisted straw to tlie grinding of wheat in coffee mills, but through it all there were maintained that spirit of hardy western philoso phy -that invigorating tendency to stand together through "thick and thin"—that ever characteflsas the builders of an empire. And there is no doubt that in the new country now being opened up to the west of the "Big Muddy" that same hardy pioneer spirit will be found to prevail, and, sliould the emergency arise, the same toil and self-sacrifice will be freely given for the up-building of the new west, for human nature is the same at all times and in all places. It is the en vironment that brings it out, and there is no environment so well calcu lated to bring out the best that is in mankind, as that of the pioneer. It is good for man to get out into the free air of God's open country and taste the joys of simple, natural liv ing. Such a life is replete with ies-. sons in patriotism and independence and brotherly love. It is tlie flower of American manhood that is ever pushing westward over the border of civilization, and opening up untried fields of labor and enterprise. It is in tlie free, open air of the west that are bred those muscles of steel and those hearts of oak that are the main stay and dependence of the nation When brave, true men are needed. And so. to one w ho pauses to reflect on the mighty import of such a move ment, the onward march of the pio neers to the broad new field that awaits them, is a grand and noble sight, and one which inspires all who are zealous of the nation's weal with the impulse to bid them a hearty "God speed" in their work of empire building.—Sioux Falls Press. We wish some record had been pre served of the time saved by changing from the oldfashioned profound in clination of the head toward tlie earth—perhaps itself a laborsaving improvement on an earlier ceremonial of greeting in which the forehead w as brought, oriental fashion, in actual cont act with the floor—to the modern brisk nod. We wish there were sta tistics to show how much time roan kind lias gained in cutting courtesy down from paragraphs to grunts. We, doubt whether all the vaunted econo mies of labor-saving- machinery have equaled those of labor-saving im politeness, jf* s r' w 4! Review Pfltffp, TeU All Your Friends C. L. MILLETT, PRES. A. 4* That the place to «at when in the V w 'hustling town of Philip is at the Nohfh-Western Restaurant Your order is taken quickly, and I placed before you in a way that satisfies. We know if you try us ti once, you can't help but head our way the next time you are hungry. YOU KNOW IT North-Western Restaurant Henry Hoffman, Proprietor HASTINGS LAND. COMPANY.... Law, leans and Insurance Homestead Business before tht M. Office Suite 6, Hyde Blk. Cement Plastering, bricklaying, cement work, in brief, anything in tlie line of ma ^4, aonry work. Terms and estimates up* ¥$$$ on application. SYRON •. *i 1 J* mm G. W. PADDOCK 0.5. COMMISSIONER "^District oi South Dakota Receives filings, hears final proofs, v Contests filed and heard in Pierre and Chamberlain land districts. VICE FRO. .. Paid-Up Capital $17,500 «rtt! Mi you money onl good seeurity, pay y«*t ln- terest on time dejxxsits, and"1 pay your taxes if yon, frill ftre w* «kp»cri|^km yotu p^pperty. v L'i V$ jfSfcdk No. A.* s i I "'-K i South bakota ANDEKSON MICHAEL, CASH. E- F. WALDES, BANK OF PHILIP PHILIP, Warner. Land and Abstn atca I8-R A TVg To Sell Your Farms and Ram To Sell Your Relinquishm To make Correct Abstrad STANLEYCOUNTY s.. nW- i V ft ..A'*7 ,..,.e i*- o ''ij'r 4 1 ?ik 4 ?ik r* !11 4 i.. .'•r* •i Deeded Lands and -f «•. "t*4 *jt 'I 8. Land office. B. HASTINGS, Mgr., Pierre, S. ,-AV i I I -"If-"