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EXCHANGE GLEANINGS
ftMeninca In County *nd State—
Son* Items are r«kub«d, wm«
•n or*dit wh»re cr*dlt la due, and
mot ar« swiped bodily.
The store at Old Trail was burglar
Ited during the owner's absence.
A real estate transfer, involving
240 acres of land adjoining the town
pite of Kadoka, brought (4,250.
A brother of a claimholder near
Hayes was elected lieutenant govern
or of Nebraska at the recent election.
A civil war veteran at Wall, w ho
•^•fved under Grant, has in iiis
possession a copy of the Vicksburg
Daily Citizen, dated July 4, 18t3.
Mrs. J. A. Jones, of Kadoka, spoiled
*4300 pearl. It had come in shell
oysters but was rendered valueless
by being put through the cooking
process.
War is declared. The Highland
perald, which favored couuty division
pays "It will bb at least three hun
dred years before any town in or near
the geographical centre of the pre
sent great oounty of Lytnan will havs
the county seate."
An unlqut election bsl was paid at
Wall. One man bet another that
Bryan would carry Nebraska. The
loser, dressed hi a sight gown and
White stockings, with Bryan's picture
pinned to his back, was to wheel the
winner down Main street in a wheel
barrow. When it came time to pay
the bet, the band appeared on the
scene, and led the procession in the
presence of an enthusiastic crowd of
onlookers.
A young lady who resided with her
parents in eastern Pennington coun
ty, rode into Cottonwood a few days
ago with a trim little riding pony
that she offered for sale. A deal was
soon consummated for the animal,
but latter the purchaser became
suspicions, and did a little Investi
gating, and found that he had been
sold, instead of the horse. The girl
had stolen the horse and was running
away from home. The matter was
fixed up and horse and money chang
ed back.
The Dingman home, located on the
telephone line, three and a half miles
south of town was burned to the
ground yesterday morning and Mrs.
Dingman, who was alone at the house
when the fire started, lost her life in
the flames. Mr. Dingman was work
ing In Pierre and his daughter, who
had been left to care for her mother
In his absence, was In Fort Pierre
when the fire and aocldent occurred.
Mrs. Dingman suffered a paralytic
stroke some time ago and had never
recovered from its effects. Quy
Jacobs brought the news to town and
the matter is being lnveetigated by
Coroner Yickerman and Sheriff
Huston—Fort Pierre Fairplay.
The Miller Gazette, a democratic
toewspaper, Is seeking the light of
prosperity that its republican friends
Iiave bfesn telling it about. It says:
"Now that Taft has been elected and
the cows will oontinue to give milk,
and the hens lay eggs, and the sun
will shine and the crops will grow,
and the cinch bugs, potato bugs, and
avery other living parasite will dis
appear from the face of the earth, we
earnestly ask all our delinquent sub
scribers to stop long enough in these
great and glorious prosperous times
to pay their subscription. Everyone
seems to bs prosperous but the print
er. Prove to him that the prosperity
and the fat, Juicy beefstakes are a
reality, by paying your subscription."
Did you know that when a Stan
ley county delegation of either party
Mes to ths stats convention after
this the entire commonwealth will
sit up and take notice? In 1900 Gov.
C. N. Herreid received 240 votes In
Stanley county. In election last
week Governor-elect Vessey received
^275 votes. In the state convention
«p11902 we had six delegates, one for
ifcach fifty votes or major fraction
^hereof and one at large. In the
Hut state convention, basing our
^representation the same way, we will
^aave forty-six delegates and there
will only be five counties in the
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state,
according to 1906 figures, which will
.exceed that number, theee being
Minnehaha, Lawrence, Brown, Lln
•ooln and Turner. We are ahead of
.Brookings and Roberts, these counties
each having forty-four delegatee In
the 1906 convention. The total vote
on governor In Stanley county this
Jtap 3,WI-Fort Pierre Fairplay,
Ex-Candidate Parker says ths
democratic party needs new policies.
Fire, cyclone, accident, hall or life?
The Philip Review Is by long odds
the best weekly paper published west
of the river that comes to our table.
Bro. Rainey prints six pages at home,
filled with good newsy matter, and
from the way the Philip people patro
nize it, th« Review is appreciated.—
Wendte Socialist.
The courts in this country are not
so slow as many critics would have us
believe. A man who took up a claim
in Kansas in 186(3 and whose right was
contested by a railroad company, lias
just got a decision from the supreme
court, declaring his title good. The
case has only taken 42 years.
While law enacting bodies In vari
ous parts of the states are seeking to
reduce the tolls of the railways, we
read that government roads in Bel
glum and Switzerland are facing
heavy deficits, and that govsrnment
exploitation of railroads 1s proving a
costly experimsnt. There's a moral.
What Is it?
The state legislature, which con
venes January 11, will have to act on
a two cent passenger rate bill. It is
expected that it will be among the
early bills introduced, and as both
the former progressives and stalwarts
are publicly committed to such a
measure, It will hardly meet with
active opposition. The only thing
that will delay It's enactment Is
the provision made two years ago
for the physical valuation of the
railways of the state, and work along
that line is now under way and still
far from completion.
He stood in a deep gorge of Itie
eloud-capped mountain, and in the
profound stillness of undisturbed and
original chaos, brooded over the sur
rounding scene. There was not a
breath to stir the ambient air, not
the twinkling of a rill, the twitter of a
bird, or the humming pipe of a single
Individual of the Insect tribe. At
that moment, his soul reverted to the
sweet girl to whom he had plighted
his troth and, under the dear influ
ence, he called aloud: "Oh, my ador
ed one, that thou wevt now here!"
and Echo answered, "Vel, Vot of It?"
By common consent the presidency
of the United Statee Is the most ex
alted office in the world. This is not
merely because the American people
are the greatest nation in the world,
nor because the president for the
time being dispenses more patronage
and wields more power than any
other ruler on earth, but it is mainly
because he owes his election to the
suffrages of a free people. This
makes his title to office superior to
that of any other ruler and gives to
the office Itself a dignity that does
not belong to the leadership of any
other government.
Since statehood South Dakota has
been the mecca of divorce-hunting
people by the hundreds. From all
parts of the country they have come,
attracted by our lenient laws, and it
Is not putting It too strong to say
that but a small percentage were
deserving cases. In their home
states the laws were too stringent,
would not stand for made to order
trials, nor encourage the divorce
mania. But the voters of ths state,
at the recent eleotion, exalted the re
putation of our state when they
voted in favor of an amendment to
the divorce law that makes longer
residence compulsory. They have
deetroyed the profit of many residents
of Sioux Falls,and some at other points
in the state, but have declared them
selves as protectors of the family and
home. They have blotted out a
source of shame to the state, and
show our people to be responsive to
good influences and animated with
better purp
At the last session of the state
legislature the matter of establishing
a state Immigration department came
up, but the only progress made was
to make the secretary of the board of
agriculture a land commissioner with
out salary of funds to expend for ad
vertising purposes. There will be
another concerted attempt made to
establish the department and endow
it with fund to work with, when this
winter's legislature meets. Neigh
boring states have like departments,
and are reaping great benefits from
them. By all meansthis state should
be in sharp competition witlv it
neighbors in that respect.
We Are Saved.
The battle of the ballots Is ended
and to the horizons of the Held the
smoke is dispelling. There is no
shout on the lips of the victor, no
cry of mortal pain from the heart of
the vanquished. The country is saved
once more. Again we hear the
thumping of the corn ears in a million
cornfields merchants are ripping off
calicoes and silks blacksmiths are
hammering out horseshoes bankers
are talking low to doubtful custom
ers professors are preaching political
economy to beardling young men and
athletic young women, as the short
afternoon declines. Bill is beaten
and Bill is victor.
God save Bill!
Not all men are Immortal in victory.
Success—who shall define true success
in that hour when worlds crumple
and the labors of intellect are chaos
when laurel and rue are blended and
when even Mr. Roosevelt may discov
er there some unforgotten accounts
against him in tne Book of Death
less Life! The campaign is in the
past tense and the Old Newspaper
Roosters are being wiped out on edi
toral coat tails to fit them for public
appearance.
From Maine to the Philippines the
stars and stripes are still floating the
breezes. Bill has been chosen and
Bill has been rejected—the one to
the greatest office in the world, the
other to the peaceful valley of private
life the one to sleepless care and
endless worry, the other to the quiet
nooks where little brooks laugh a
welcome. Be humble in power, Bill
be powerful In humility, Bill and
God spare you both.—Will Chacaber
lain in Dakota Republican.
What Would Yon Do?
In case a burn or scald what would
you do to relieve the pain? Such In
juries are liable to ooour In almost
any family and everyone should be
prepared for them. Chamberlain'e
salve applied on a soft oloth will re
lleve the pain almoet instantly, and
unless the Injury is a very severe one
will cause the parts to heal without
leaving a sear. For sale bjr all drug
gists.
Philip Weekly Review
PHILIP, STANLEY COUNTY, S. D., FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 20, 190$.
The Philip Livery
Established in June, 1907, the Philip Livery is one of the pioneer institutions
of our city. It is under the management of W. B. Jamison, a barn man with years
of experience to his credit. The barn has stall accommodations for twentyfive teams,
and a large corral where ample protection to the average range animal can be had.
The building has a metal roof, and the side walls are close and paper lined, and is
constructed in a way that appeals to the patrons of the establishment. Teams are
well provided for at all times. Plenty of good, bright hay is always on hand, other
feed can be had when desired, and in the corral is a windmill and tank, which sup
plies good water. We earnestly recommend the Philip Livery to those who consider
the comfort of horses as one of the important things to be looked after.
"Back to the Land."
Most wholesome indeed is this
trend of the times which is making
farm life so much more profitable and
so much less humdrum than it once
was. "Back to the land," is a cry
which is being widely taken up and
widely responded to. And the ex
planation is that there Is money in
farming—for where there is money,
there you will tind people tending.
The Manufacturers' Record figures
that while the people engaged in
agriculture in 1890 produced an aver
age of only I2H7 a year each, now
they are producing over 8600 each.
Why, the value of fkrm property in
this country has jumped from 12
billions to 28 billions in the last 27
years it has grown over a billion a
year for the last seven years. The
farmers have had a good deal to say
against the aggressions of the bank
ing interests, yet their farms are in
creasing in value every year more
than the total national banking
capital they have looked with jeal
oussy on the way the realroads have
expanded, yet their own increase of
assets for the last 14 years has been
enough tn buy out the railroads In
country down to the last spike.
Machinery is doing its part in the
saving of labor on the farm, and of
course there has been a general wave
of prosperity which has operated
peculiarly to the benefit of the farmer,
by greatly increasing the demand for
products, and accordingly increasing
prices. When all the manufacturing
and commercial activities of a coun
try are working to their utmost and
people are being brawn to the great
industral centers, a brisk demand for
all the products of the soil results,
and as the artisan population are all
at work and have the money to pay
for what they want, prices necessari
ly go up. Thus the last few years
have been the farmers' innings.
The stories they tell about Kansas,
"suffering Kansas," for instance, and
the way she has feathered her nest
during the prosperity era are aston
ing. Time was when every day
brought new complaints from the
Kansas farmers they were being
skinned by the railroads, the trusts
and the eastern capitalists. Now the
situation lias tetered the opposite
way Kansas has got the powers of
plutocracy and monopoly on the run,
and her farmers are lending their
money Instead of borrowing. One
congressman who has just been cam
paigning in that and other Western
states thinks that the farmers are be
ing hurt by prosperity and that they
are in turn becoming extravagant.
At a circus, he says, he saw a whole
acre of automobiles—for the very
farmers who a few years ago were
hopelessly in debt have now paid off
their mortgages and actually have
more money than they know what to
with. They are living in a state ot
luxury that is far beyond the reach
of the ordinary city-dweller. Corn
brlrgs almost as much as wheat,
and pork almost as much as beef, so
why shouldn't the farmers be living
on the fat of the land. It's time
they were allowed to
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'get their feet
In the tough," as Roosevelt has put
it they've earned their prosperity
and no one should envy them it.
Croup Cured and a Child's Life Saved
"It affords me great pleasure to add
my (testimony tothat of the thousands
who have been benefited by Chamber
lain's Cough remedy. My child
Andrew when only three years old
was taken with a severe attaok of
croup, and thanks to the prompt use
of Chamberlain's Cough remedy his
life was saved and today lie is a ro
bust and healthy boy," says Mrs. A.
Coy Jr., of San Antonio, Texas. This
remedy has been In use for many
years. Thousands of mothers keep it
at hand, and it lias never been known
to fall. For sale by all druggists.
Announcement.
Presbyterian services will be con
ducted at the Presbyterian church
Sunday morning at 11 and Sunday
evening at 7:30. A minister from
Lake Andes will preside.
Sunday School at 10 sharp. All
ohildren are requested to be present,
as the Star System will take effect
from Sunday on. In the near future
possibly Sunday, we expect to adopt
the Chalk Talk System in the Sunday
school, which will be of interest to
teachers and visitors as well as to
scholars. We wish to state that our
Sunday school is need of teachers.
Last Sunday evening a Non-denom
inational Christian Endeavor was or
ganized, fourteen young people be
ing present. The Endeavor will meet
at the church at t:30 Sunday evening.
All the young people of Philip are re
quested as well as others to be pre
sent. Miss Harris will lead the meet
ing,
low is your Digestion?
Mrs. Mary Dowling of No. 228 BMi
Ave., San Francisco, recommends a
remedy for stomach trouble. She
says:
44Gratitude
for the wonderful
effect of Electric Bitters in a case of
acute indigestion, prompts this testi
monial. 1 am fully convinced that
for stomach and liver troubles
Electric Bitters is the best remedy
on the market today." This tonic
and alterative medicine invigorates
the system, purifies the blood and is
especially helpful in all forms of
female weaknees. 60c. at all druggists.
Attention, Homesteaders!
Homesteaders in territory contigu
ous to Philip, when sending in their
notices to make proof, should not
fail to designate the Review as the
paper in which they desire the
publication to be made. Thisoourte
sy will be appreciated, and the cost
to you will be no more than if printed
in some other paper.
FOR SALE—Between 400 and 900
head ewes and 175 head lambs. Will
sell e\ es in number to suit purchas
er: also 3 or 4 good milk cows.
R. T. ROBINSON,Philip, S. D.
FITZMAURICR IN TOILS
Claiming to be connected with the
British peerage, M. O. Fitzmaurice
has been made the defendant in a
criminal libel suit at|Pomeroy, Wash.,
information to this effect lias reached
the state. Fitzmaurice also was
the principal in a sensational kidnapp
ing case, when officers from Washing
ton forcibly took him across the line
from Idaho to Washington.
After leaving South Dakota, Fitz
maurice became the editorof the Gar
field County Standard and the Colum
bia County Sentii.t'1, both printed at
Pouieroy. The v. arrant for his arrest
was sworn out by H. C. Benbow,
editor of the Columbia County Dh
palch, also published at l\m voy.
Fitzmaurice was arrested at Lewis
ton, Idaho, and persistently refused
to accompany the officers to the
Washington side of the line. Finally
be and the Washington officers got
into a fight, which resulted in Fitz
maurice being forcibly taken across
the Lewiston-Clarkston bridge to the
Washington side of the line. The
kidnapping was witnessed by several
hundred citizens of the two towns,
wliich are connected by the bridge,
many of whom denounce the action
as brutal. The authorities of Idaho
have since demandsd the punishment
of the officers Implicated.
Soon after appearing in South Da
kota, Fitzmaurice, who posed as a
clergyman, presented such credentials
as to cause his appointment to the
position of rector of the Episcopal
church at Chamberlain. Later
charges were perferred against him
and he was dismissed from the church.
This was about the time the Mil
waukee railroad company was con
structing Its line westward from
Chamberlain to the Black HIIIB, and
Fitzmaurice, who persisted In using
the title of "Rev.," drifted to Presho
and other new towns which sprang
up along the new railroad. He is
eccentric and it was not long until he
became involved in other difficulties.
Finally he turned up missing and the
next heard of him was & i'omts&y,
Wash.
An Expensive Fortune.
recording a rich man's death
recently, the Milwankee Journal says
"lie made mllions in his ninety years
of life by never doing the usual
thing." These were some of the
things he never did: He never trav
eled. He never joined anything. lie
never paid for a ticket of admission.
He never ate in a hotel or restaurant.
His total expenditure for car fare was
less than 91. For forty years he liad
not voted. He wouldn't smoke, not
because it was harmful, but because
it cost him twelve cents a week. And
when he died he had amassed 11,500,
ooo.
The man may have won a million
and a half, but he lost a heap of
other good things. Futher than
that, lie contributed neither to the
upbuilding of the nation nor the joy
of the world.
The man not only denied the world
and his fellow human beings of the
few jobs he could have given them,
but he denied himself all the legiti
mate pleasure which a generous pro
vidence placed within his reach.
His million and a half came mighty
high and his winning of It was a
game, not worth the candle.
It Isn't so difficult to strengthen a
weafc Stomach if one goes at it
correctly. And this Is true of the
Heart and Kidneys. The old fashion
ed way of dosing the Stomach or
stimulating the Heart or Kidneys Is
surely wrong! Dr. Shoop first cut this
error. "Go to the weak or ailing
nerves of these organs," said he.
Bach inside organ has Its controlling
or
4inside
nerve." When these
nerves fall then those organs must
surely falter. This vital truth is
leading druggists every where to dis
pense and recommend Dr. Shoop's
Restorative. A few days test will
surely tall! Sold by Pioneer Phar
macy.
Philip Land & Cattle Co. Specials
Two dwelling houses for rent.
Business property for rent.
Special prices on residence town lots
for sale or exchange.
Horses and cattle bought and sold.
Bargains in real estate.
A. J. Wray, Mgr.
A. R&wson and son Clark departed
Tuesday for their former home at
Alexandria. Mr. Rawson loaded his
household effects and horses into a
car and shipped the same. Included
iu the car was one hundred bushels
of corn raised on the farm of the
writer weet of town. The corn was
No. 16
THANKSGIVING PROCLAMATION
Governor Crawford has Issued his
Thanksgiving proclamation for Thurs
day, November 26th, the proclama
tion being:
"We are in the midst of a beauti
ful autumn. Small grains and fruits
iiave been gathered the thresher hu
completed his work: In a few days
the great corn crop will Iiave been
cribbed, and the winter's fuel supply
laid In. There is enough for all and
to spare. The laborer is employed,
the tradesman is flourishing, the far
mer is prosperous.
Our schools and colleges are Allied
with eager students. Moral and
spiritual forces are at work. Our
people are enjoying good health.
Peace and plenty abound. Our be
loved state has taken a high plaoe In
the sisterhood which constitutes the
greatest republic in the world. How
fitting it is, that, with all these re
minders of His riches and grace, we
should give all praise and gratitude
to that bountiful 1'iovidence from
whom all blessings flow.
"in harmony with the proclama
tion of the President, I, Coo I. Craw
ford, as governor of the state of
South Dakota, do hereby designate
and set apart
THURSDAY,
4the 26th day of November, 1908, ift
a day of Thanksgiving and Prayer.
"Let us not be vainglorious. While
the human nature Is endowed with
much that justifies the saying that
man is created in the image of his
Maker, we too often witness aete of
passion, violence and malevolence
that show too narrow a margin be
tween the human and the brute. The
frenzy of the mob, the lawlessness
of the night-rider, on the one hand,
and the riotous living of many men
and woman of wealth on the other,
disclose tendencies fraught with the
greatest danger to society. The sim
ple virtues of honesty, purity and
piety, the maintenance of the family
and home, and the rearing of child
ren in the love of God, theee are the
things that count far more vastly
than all our materal wealth.
"I recommend that the people of
the state on the day above named, In
the spirit of gratitude and Thanks
giving, in the homes and house* of
worship, give grateful acknowledg
ment to the Almighty for His kind
ness and guiding care during the past
year.
"In testimony, I have hereunto
set my hand and caused the great
seal of the state of South Dakota to
be affixed.
"Done at the Capitol4 in the city of
Pierre, this 6th day of November,
A. D. 1906.
—Co# I. Crawford,
—D. D. Wlpf, Governor.
Secretary of State.
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Tickling, tight Coughs, caa be
ly and quickly loosened with a per
scription Druggists are dispensing
everywhere as Dr. Shoop's Oough
Remedy. And it Is so very, very
different than common cough medi
cines. No Opium, no Chloroform,
absolutely nothing harsh or unsafe.
The .tender leaves of a harmless, lung
healing mountainous shrub, gives the
curative properties to Dr. Shoop's
Cough Remedy. Those leaves have
the power to calm the most distress
ing Cough and to soothe and heal the
most sensitive bronchial membrane.
Mothers should, for safety's sake
alone, always demand Dr. Shoop's.
It can with perfect freedom be given
to even the youngest babes. Test it
yourself! and see. Sold bj Pioneer
Pharmacy.
If you are interested in the Weat,
send 25 cents in stamps for four late
issues of The Pacific Monthly, con
taining fully illustrated desoriptive
articles about dairying, fruitgrowing,
poultry raising and general farming
conditions in Oregon, Washington
and Idaho. Address
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PACIFIC MONTHLY, Portland, Ore.
Seven Years of Proof.
"I have had seven years of pfoof
that Dr. King's New Discovery is the
best medicine to take for coughs and
oolds and for every diseased condition
of throat, chest or lungs," says W. V.
Henry, of Panama, Mo. The world
has had thirty-eight years of proof
that Dr. King's New Discovery is the
best remedy for coughs and colds, la
grippe, asthma, hay fever, bronchitis,
hemorrhage of the lungs, and the
stages of consumption, its timely
use always prevents the development
of pheumonia. Sold under guarantee
at all druggists. SO and $1.00. Trial
bottle free.
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