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I2TH LEGISLATURE NOW OVER Many Good Laws Paased--Last Few Days of Session were Strennous Ones sixty Pierre, March 6 —After days of strenuous labor, o'clock on March 4tli, the legislature of South Dakota came to a close, twelve hours over the scheduled sixty days, the delay being caused by a most strenuous fight on the part of the house over The personel of the South Da kota legislature contained many very strong men. Hon. Frank J. Byron, himself many times a sen ate was always master of that body. Curtiss of the judiciary, Carrol of the appropriations, and Cone were most frequently heard in debate. Fleeger and YVyman showed unusual forensic ability. Gandy and Hitchcock were lead ers of the democratic minority. Anderson ofAurora, contributed a sound judgment to the delibera tions of the senate. McPherson and May were most often heard on matters pertaining to the Hills. Bartine, railways with a special rate bill Norbeck, state affairs and Collins, temperance, with the Daylight Saloon bill, showed con siderable ability in defending their positions. Hedric, elections, and Williams, apportionment, met and overcome weighty problems. Gem mill was especially interested in charitable institutions. C. J. Morris, of Sioux Falls was an unanimous choice for speaker, and continued to hold the respect of their representatives. At no time did any leader develope with any considerable following. Each member voted as he saw lit, and would brook no attempt to dictate bis choice. A large conservative element demanded that every mea sure pass a most careful scrutiny $4 00 $8.00. before allowing it to pass. This was especially true in regard to appropriations. McMaster, Tschar ner and Morris, of Spink, were the most forceful talkers. Millett and English were the temperance champions, and Trebber and Hursh generally supported tne other side of the fence. Whiting, judiciary, with the famous H. B. 105 states attorney bill Helgerson, appro priations, and Gardner, education were always listened to. Bigelow was largely regarded as the most brilliant man in the house, his two propositions, the school code and combination primary, though de feated were the widest discussed measures of the session. Van Gamp entered the spot light as champion of insurance legislation lssenhuth and Bruee, good roads Wipf, Hicks, Nelson and Ander son, conservatives Sherman, mu nicipal legislation Kerr, farming Roskie, military Sutley, every subject Geidt, in number of bills championed and Kaas ability to State a proposition clearly. Brown was leader of the stalwart faction. Spink county had an unusually Strong delegation, including Issen huth, Matheny, Morris and Peter $forbeck. No measure of consuming inter est was considered as has always fern the esse in the p»st. Three attempts to nmend the primary. Bigelow, Neegard and Richards, failed in house, the latter is initiat ed and will be sent to the people. No important railway legislation was enacted. Most attempts to change our educational system, in cluding the Bigelow code, requir ing the teaching of physical cul- at one ture and sex hygeine in the corn twelfth i a senate amendment of $25,000 to (tion commissioner, fought for in the general appropriation bill for previous sessions has been created, the newly created immigration, Highway legislation has received and senate objection to house amendment cutting $500 from ex pense fund of state engineer. Af ter the patience of the house, and of a dozen conference committees had been exhausted, the disagree ments were compromised, and the general bill passed and amended. A large party of conservatives, lead by Wipf of Hutchinson, de clare that they will refer rend the immigration commissioner bill. mon schools failed. Van Camp has introduced and generally se cured the passage of a multitude of regulative insurance bills. A number of defective charters have been made legal. The irnmigra- its first forward step with the pas sage of the lssenhuth Bruce goods bill. The old question of the dis posal of the North Carolina bond money, was settled by its return to the general fund. Millett's ir rigation code has opened up a new field to small enterprise. An equitable and generally satisfac tory apportionment bill, based on the last cansus has been enacted. Few changes were made in min ing laws. Sherman and Cone have secured amendments to commission government code. Public morals have been furthered by passage of Daylight Saloon bill, and repeal of anti treating law. Game laws have l)een made more restrictive, and an attempt to abolish county, and secure state wardens failed. Curtiss ballot bill occasioned tight of session. W hiting-Norbeck failed in attempt to amend crimii al code. Pure seed legislation has universally met defeat. Many new experiment stations have been established. No new institutions have been created. Market Repcft Sioux City, la., Mar. 7,1911. The market on fat and killing cattle shows a slight improvement over that of late last week. Mon day's trade ruled strong to 10c higher. Under a fairly heavy Tues day run, there was a slowness to the trade.and prices as a rule held nearly steady. The bulk of the strength to this branch of the trade has come on the popular handy weight beeves and the well fatten ed heifers. Veal calves and bulls show little change. Beeves are quotable at $5.25 (ft, -10.25 butcher stock *4.00 *5.40 canners and cutters $2 75 S3.50 bulls and stags $4.00 $5.25 and veal calves Stocker and feeder prices open ed the week strong to 10c higher and there was additional strength to the trade on Tuesday making a gain of 10 & 15c for the week. While the best of well bred stock of all weights has been favored, all kinds have shared in the improve ment. Quotations: Feeders $5.00 $5.75 calves and yearlings §4.50 $5.40 and feeding cows and stock heifers $3.75 $4.75. Little change is noticeable in fat sheep and lambs from the closing market of the previous week. Lambs a''e quotable at $ -10 $6.00 yearlings and wethers $3.50 $5.15 and ewes $3.50 $4.35. With 3500 hogs on sale here to day, the market ruled steady to weak, range and bulk $6.80 $6. 85.—Furnished by Clay, Robinson & Co. Spring Millinery is Here Ladies, you are invited to call and view the correct creations in ladies' and children's millinery for spring and summer 1911. Among these you can find pattern hats trimmed by the best trimmers in the large wholesale houses from different cities. Easter is April 16. Come early and make your selection and have an Easter hat. Yours Respectfully, 1$ Mrs. R. Rhodes. III SEHLERS DDE HIM Seven Immigrant Cars Unload in Philip Last Sunday A special train of some thirty cars left Pierre Sunday morning and were distributed along the line between that point and the Black Hills, seven of which were shoved onto a siding at Philip and un loaded. The afternoon witnessed a busy scene near the stock yards and along the south side of the tracks, the seven cars being strip ped of their load in short order and attracti ug est in the arrival of the immigrants as a small boy does in the arrival of a circus train. The new comers are but the advance guard of the vast army of people who will pull up stakes and make their way into the land of promise in the west and on until late in the spring. Al- commence active farm work, and we believe the coming season will witness a great transformation in the appearance of the country in this part of the county. Traction engines will soon be at work turn ing over the virgin prairie at the rate of from fifteen to twenty acres a day, changing the brown plains to black, which in turn will be transformed to green by waving fields of corn and grain. Atnong those who came in Sun day were J. M. Goin and sons, H. C. and J. D. Goin, of Creston, Iowa, with one car of stock and farm machinery and located on a farm near Hartley John Kopp, who has been spending the winter at Bradford, Illinois, brought a car load of stock and machinery back with him and will farm his quarter near Topbar the coming season L. C. Keck had one car of machinery and household goods shipped from Washta, Iowa, where he has been for the past three months Sam Calvert, formerly of near Smith, shipped out a load of immigrant goods and will again locate on his farm Jermiah Mur phy and family and Philip Noonen, of Irene, Yankton county, unload ed two cars of horses, cattle and machinery and will locate on a I half section which they recently of 640 acres. Cave in at Lead fHE BAD RIVER NEWS VOL. VI. IMO.L PHILIP, STANLEY COUNTY, S. D.„ THURSDAY, MARCH 9, 1911 ONE DOLLAR A YEAR a large number of our citizens, who took as much inter-!day purchased of Walpole & Kelly. to Cottonwood on Tuesday Thurs They will also farm the Ryan place Last Thursday morning at 2 o'clock, without warning, slope 4, of the Horaestake mine, under the very heart of the business section idown of Lead, caved suddenly from the 200 foot level to the street, en dangering the Campbell house and other buildings, and compelling lodgers to flee in their night cloth ing. The first cave-in in this sec tion of the mine occurred last fall, and since that efforts have been under way to make a fill. Slope 4 is a worked out portion of the mine abandoned several years ago and will not interfere in the least with operations in the mine. No one was in that part of the mine and no fatalities occurred. The cave-in broke the water and gas mains and it has been neces sary to shut off the same in the city. The cave-in extends across South Gold street and the hole is 200 feet long. Alfalfa Seed I have for sale alfalfa Seed grown on Stock that has S:ood through nine to fourteen winters. Turkesten and Montana. J. K. Breedeen Pioneer alfalfa grower OO-pd. Pierre, 8. D. Exchange Clippings Ashcreek Pilot: A. J. Olson returned from Philip last Saturday with the gas breaking outfit which he purchased of Waddell. Mr. Olson has several large contracts to do breaking and will be kept busy turning over the sod. MilesvilleCitizen: Ernie Coop er was a caller Sunday. He had just returned from the Fort Pierre hospital where he had taken his neioe, ltosa Barber, who met with a serious accident in a runaway last week. We are glad to learn that she is doing as well as can bo expected. Midland Mail: Maxino Young a ver^T narrow from the influx of immigrants into Stan- oVer t|ie fence when the contents ley county will continue from now I most all of them are prepared tO|her being seriously burned. Why escape Tues „orioutl.v burned with carbolic acid. She and her little brother and the two small children of Mr. Olell were play ing near the Odell home, when they picked up a bottle of carbolic acid thnt someone had thrown out. Litt,e I)ona|tl starte(j t( thpow it was thrown all over Maxine's face, prornpt assistance prevented anyone should be so careless as to throw out a bottle of carbolic acid is a mystery. Fairpla.v: Billy King was for cibly ejected from the northwest corner of the court house by Coun ty Treasurer McKay on Monday of this week. Mr. King went in to the office to pay some taxes for other parties and an alternation ensued, in which he intimated that McKay was an eligible candidate for the Ananias Club. Then it happened. 1 Hay68 Homestead: Last Sat urday occured the death of George Schlegel, near Sansarc. Mr. Sch legel came to this country from New Sharon, Iowa, about seven years ago and has been one of our best farmers. He leaves a wife and four children to mourn his loss. The body was shipped to their old Iowa home for interment. We understand that the family will return and make this their home. We join a host of friends in extending heartfelt sympathy to the bereaved. i Ashcreek Pilot Next week Monday a new change will occur in delivering of mail to this place. The stage will leave Cottonwood every Monday, Wednesday and Friday, returning from Dowling day an(^ Saturday, giving patrons of the route mail but three times a week instead of daily as has been the custom. The people will put up a howl, but with no favorable results. P. M. 'i. Hitchcock is determined to cut tbe of ™nning the service, and down she is coming. We will be able to notice it next week. Another Irrigation Project Hilton Co.. of Powell, Wyo., were the lowest bidders for the construction of the north canal on the Belle Fourche irrigation pro ject which thegovernment is build ing there. This canal runs twen ty-four miles from Owl creek dam to the Newell district. The bid was $146,325 for the removal of approximately »00,000 cubic yards of earth. These bids have been forwarded to Washington and it is expected that the Hilton company will be awarded the contract within the next week. The Owl creek dam is now 96 per cent completed and it is ex pected to have it finished in May, while the entire project is 85 per cent complete, the canal just bid on being the last piece of work. The estimated amount of water which the Owl creek dam will con tain this summer is 80,000 acre feet, or sufficient for the needs of all the land now under water. Opening Announcements We are now prepared to do business in tk* Wray building on North Genter street and in vite you to call and get acquainted with a#. We have on display a good assortment of fresh canned goods, fresh fruits and vegetables, nuts and candies. Also a fine line of dried fruits, cereals and breakfast foods. We have the kind of cigars and tobaccos you like, fresh and clean from the wholesale house. All of our goods are new, clean and fresh. We will endeavor to render the best service possible and extend a cordial invitation to the people Philip and vicinity to come in and see us. Mulleague Grocery Company Hardware Store Broken into and Four Revolvers Taken by the Theif Sometime early Sunday morn ing, the hardware store of C. E. McLane was entered by a sneak thief, who apparently made direct for the show case containing sev eral pistols and revolvers and helped himself to four of the best guns in the case. Entrance was made by forcing the window of the tin shop in the rear open and then breaking a window in the rear of the store to gain admittance to the store proper. After securing the revolvers the theif evidently be came frightened or thought he had pillaged enough, for nothing else was missed from the stock in the morning when the store was open ed. After robbing the store, the theif evidently hot footed to Powell where he sold one of the guns to D. B. McCleery and attempted to hire a saddle horse of the Starbuck livery. Failing in that he made his way to Midland, where he was arrested by Deputy Sheriff Cal houn and taken to Fort Pierre for trial. We were unable to learn the name of the amateur yeggman, but he claims to hail from Chicago and came to Philip from Rapid City Saturday. He spent some time in the hardware store Satur day afternoon evidently contem plating the robbery and learning the details of the plot. The value of the stolen property amounted to about $40. which means grand lar ceny and undoubtedly a states pris on sentence. Accident Near Topbar Harry Stoksberry, of Tfogtf Buttes, was quite severely injurejf yesterday at about six- o'clocR while driving a four horse team down the steep hill just this sid® of Topbar. He had a load of freigH$ belonging to Henry Arens which was being taken from Philip to Eagle Buttes, and in attempting to go down the hill the leader# swung around and upset the load, throwing the driver to the ground and breaking three of his ribs b«|» sides several other bruises anp minor injuries. Dr. Ince was called from Philip and the injured mad was made as comfortable as possi ble, although it is feared he re ceived internal injuries which majf be of a serious nature. He waB taken to Topbar after the acciden| but arrangements will be made t» take him to his home as soon as possible. Famine Relief Work The mass-meeting of last night was a success, although the audU ence was not as large as had bee|l expected. A splendid progradS was rendered, local talent respond ing in the usual Philipian way. Seed Potatoes! An offering was taken to start the China famine fund and $40.50 was secured. Since many of our citizens could not attend the mass-meeting, and yet may wish to aid in enlarging the fund, it has been arranged that tltfse who wish to contribute, may deposit any amount for the fund at tWe Bank of Philip and the First State Bank. A carload of Early Ohio and Burbank seed potatoes will arrive next week and will be sold at bed rock prices. Range Mercantile Co. "WW" A hearty response is hoped for by the end of the week, as the money should be forwarded to the Red Cross society early next week. Let our gifts be in keeping with the spirit and prosperitv of Philip. Rev. O. E. Tell.