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The Mellette County pioneer. [volume] (Wood, Mellette County, S.D.) 19??-1971, August 30, 1912, Image 1

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VOLUME I
lumber and building
tell
the
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VON SEGGERN BROS. & UTZ
S. D.
Wood,
T F> A L - IE
E BIL\ S
A FINE LINE OF\ DY
X AND SOFT - A.
:tor
Culbertson & Johnson props
MENARDS j
a: restaurant & cafe a J
Caters to First Class Trade
Short Orders Served £
.dr
BOARD and LODGING £
Newly remoddled, renovated, and undri < >mp ■ • >•» i i.u,'
Everything neat, clean an i !
GEO. J. GORDON, Pi c w< **• S D
T0THEH0K
AND COUNTY CIT ENS

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We wish to announce a scale oi pii- - - C l,e ' <
teed to meet thepocketbook limits of all. y IC - r •
the first grade goods are desired or anj oi t.ie o. iei
varied priced goods that serve to P rovide t,e ,ar " ♦
<ler of the necessarily frugal, we arc prepare o
supply, as the toUowing list will prove: 1
Sugar, 14 lbs., - * 5100
Cotfee, per lb., - * 25c and 35c
Beans, 2 1-2 lb. cans, - ISc or 2 for 25c
Hominy, - -10 cor 3 for 25c
Corn, . - ,Oc or 3 ,or 25c
Wax Beans, - 15 cor 2 for 2 ® C
Peas - -15 cor 2 for 25c
Hums, 2 1-2 lb. cans, 15c ® r 2 for 25c
Pears, “ “ 16c ® r 2 for 2^C
Elberta Peaches, “ 15c ® r 2 f ° r 2 ® C
A fullline of Dry Goods, Swiss ”
‘•I Pillow Tubing, Etc. We sell everything.
a
©ht Jffldltftc (Lontity
WOOLJ FOR PERMANENT COUNTY SEAT
MATERIAL
We have a complete stock of high jrade
Lumber and Building MaUria-, r.nd can hi!
any bill you may bring us, a; Prices that
are Satisfactory to al’, right from our yai ris
here at Wood.
Call on us when wanting to build, looker
our stock,ask for prices and estimates,and
your building troubles will end . ight there.
OUR AIN IS TO SATISFY
WOOD MERC
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WOOD, MELLETTE COUNTY, SOUTH DAKOTA, AUGUST 30, 1912
LOCAL STEMS |
W in. 1 row went down to lonian
W Inesday.
j L nice at tho pavilion Saturday
in jlit. All i:ivit<*d.
Alex Bordeaux. of White River was
ir this vicinity. Wednesday, visiting
•kiCLds.
\ G. Buchanan, of Omaha, Neb.,
w.o in om-city this week, the guest of
K. Wool.
!•. mtr Spkiwn, stock inspector for
I thi <?cti«>n of the country, was in the
[city Monday.
•I. L. Biowe. Wm. Rronson and a
I Mr. Stearns were m town from Wiu
i U' r, Tuesday.

John Hag« nsann. of Miller, Neb..!
arii»*-d Monday and secund a good |
claim near this place.
Ed. Hunt, who drives a livery car
for Dallas Shaw. is driving out of
A hit* Riv r during the filing.
Word from Rev. Runbcll is to the'
olivet that he is well and busy doing
evangelistic work in New York.
C. E Thntnp-on drove his Hup in
from Platte, Wednesday, and went on
to the temporary county seat
M Jiirg l ns, of Gregory, was in the
city I hursday. and out in thee »untr\
looking' for land on which to fib .
If this weather isn’t hot enough for
you. you bad better take a trip right
straight down for about a million
miles.
Frank Boyles, who drew No. 2 last
spring, is building a bouse on his
claim which he selected northeast of
town.
Geo. Schretter. of Chicago. Hl., was
in the city a short time Thursday,
while in this vicinity looking at land
on which to file.
This part of th * county is lieing
thoroughly looked over by the num
fw-r holders for any remaining laud
that can be filed on.
Messrs Olson and Scovel, of Hard
ington. Neb., s topp'd here Wednes
day night while on their way to Per
kins county in the northern part of
the state.
H. G. sherniaii. Bert Hancock,Mrs.
ah rim n and aunt, Mise Whitacre,
went via automobile to the Rosebud
agency. Tuesday, when they spent a
lew hours.
Mr.and Mrs. H. L. Jarbov, parents
of F. W Jarlxie, arrived from Bur
I’ei'-on. Kan*'. to tnhe up residence
tuf ir i oin vp-J of town, on wldchi
F. \\ ha- I) ii iiud li' a home for 1
h'm. Th y an red on Wednesday.!
■ »■. •' dr* w No. 199.
t G hi Mountain, lowa.
• id has bought a hou-c of
\\ in. Gidett and k I aving it moved
onto the claim. Earl Keeler, of Al
bo . la.. • >• 'C out with him and is
• p nding some time here.
Vm! p oplo have received
peiman' b wring tie- words. ‘’Wood
for County Scat.” They are very at
tractive and never fad to bring to
min ’ a very int» r« sting subject You
will find them on nearly every car
land v hide you chance to meat.
Mi Dallas Shew, of Wood,Mellette
<«oiiutv, 8. D , and family, have lievn
'is.ti.<g friends in Bennett counit,and
v -tcr<!ay drove over fit m B ar cr« ek
and visited .Martin. Mr Shaw h««
long Ihm’ii engaged m Episcopal work
mill fills the position of Deacon in
th it denomination. Martin
gcr.
T. H. Green returned fr >in an rx
tendcd visit in Nebraska, Tuesday,
a:ul reports that a son was Ikjhi to
Mrs. Green and himself on Aug. sth.
A sister, Miss Cressa Green, aecompa
nied him here and will take up resi
dence on her claim which she was
fortunate enough to secure near this
place. Mrs. Green will return later.
Informotion reaches us that the
homestead house of Fritz Lyon was
broken into recently and several ar
tides stolen during his absence. That
is mighty poor business, and we un
derstand that the homesteaders are
going to arrange matters around their
houses in such a way that any ma
rauder on entering during their ab
sence will get hie in such a way that
he will be right there when they re
turn, although somewhat mussed up.
CO.
WOOD TODATE
Is the Cleanest, Prettiest
Little Town in the Rose
bud Country.
HERE TO SUPPLY DEMAND
A Town that Supplies Every
Demand of the Enormous
Territory Tributary.
The town of Wood which Bro.
Richmond ol the Mellette County
News, dislikes so thoroughly that he
must try to knock against it every
week, is only a year old and has
made rapid strides in that year, al
! though Um mg had to buck against
I all kinds of opposition from a bunch
of people who have as their motto,
i “Rule Everything and Everybody or
Dita., Ev»*. , ihmg and Everybody.”
1 : - > ( iuv p> uph have !>een able to
gather to them men right in this vici
nity who will work against their own
interests lor a very small pittance.
\« l the town is lorgieg ahead as rap
idly as it" tviiituij <e mind* and is
developing iut >tt suo*Lmtial town
tilbd with p. opb who are here to
bUliti Up p hut* ‘ ~ d bUsl
Ut-bsC-, .I*. :.n .1 • p upie <ib
long a.* Im j ran .an . i loovj on
Neither was the town pu here to try
to kill .suiin other t >.\n just t'.arti.ig
up. Wood b«u the following busi
nesses and there are others coming:
lwog’.u. ml More* that carry a*
good lines a, can In found in the
country;also another large one under
construction which will be running
iu a few weeks. A large hardware
and farm implement buus<*, a tirst
class hotel, a restaurant and a room
ing house, two livery barns, an up to
date meat market, two pool aud bd ,
liud halls, a blacksmith shop, a law
oHie<, barber shop, the best autoiuo
bile garage in the west, a bank with
a heavy capitilization, a photograph
galary, a bakery and an ice cream
pal lor, a weekly in wspaper, and oi
course, a postottice and t< llrphom
system. All doing a good business
and here to star
FLATIRONS :
SELF-HEATING
-- - ONLY S4.SO -- -
Lady Agents Wanted
H. 0. LESTER,
Factory Representative
Wood, - - S. D.
One D. S. Government driving team
from Butte Creek Issue Station about
July 4th, deset ilied as follows: One
bn griding branded FS and small
1D brand on left shoulder, wt. about
1100 lbs. One gray gelding branded
ID on left shoulder, wt. about 1200
lbs. Ages of the above are from 12
to 15 vrs.
The party having them in his bands
or furnishing information leading to
their recovery will be suitably re
warded upon notifying the under
signed. Very respectfully,
Theodobe Firn,
Farmer in Charge,
Wood, S. D.
Wanted:—A girl for cook and gen
eral house work in a private family.
Apgly at Mrs. D. G. Miller’s, Wood,.
Ray R. Sheehan, of Jordan, came
up aud spent a little time out at the
homo of 001. Jordan Thursday.
In another column will be found a I
list of prices on groceries. Compare <
them with prices in other towns and
see if they are not as low or a- little
lower, I
Strayed!
First State
Does a General Banking Business. Issues
drafts, writes insurance and makes farm loans.
Safe, Sound and Conservative
Better open an account today and join our
rapidly increasLtg list of depositors.
A. K. Wood, Vice-Pres. G. L. WatSOH, Caihler
AUTOMOBILE
SUPPLIFS ano REPAIRING
SATISFACTION GUARANTEED AND CAN
SAVE YOU MONEY ON BREAKING X
a xh/wk/wyw M
5 Gen’l Merchandise, 5
Fine Candies and Tobaccos a Specialty
f ROBERT P. CARTER
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I Nelson’s Meat Market H
F'resti Beef Smoked ■;
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Pork and

and Sausage Salt /Heats J[
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Salt and smoked meats Lard and beef suet
Also a fine line of fresh fruits in season, Oranges, < ►
Apples Bananes. ’ >
Will Buy Yosr Poultry and Eggs Jk
at Highest Market Prices. : : w
Henry Nelson. |
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WOOD, SO.
F. A. McCornack, President
onnno
NORTHWESTERN
COMPANY
We have a forty-five horse power
tractor and gang plowsand are ready
to contract for breaking
WOOD, S.
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Groceries
Half Block East of Hotel
Wanbliciqala Tipi
Bank
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and Provisions
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