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MAM PUBLIC
STATE DEPARTMENT GIVES OUT
FOREIGN CORRESPONDENCE
DIFFICULTIES REALIZED
OF MAINTAINING EFFECTIVE BLOCK
ADE ON ACCOUNT OF THE
MINES
London, Eng., Marob
Diplomatic questions,
the submarines,
The Russians also are optimistic.
All Petrograd correspondents for
London papers say big events are
pending. It is apparent that the Rus
sians are moving along the Han River
and in Bukowina. In northern Poland
isolated aotions are' progressing from
Niemen river 'to Przasnyez The big
batt(e apparently has been called off
by Von Hindenburg, who thought he
had attained his
object,
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British replies to the American notes
in whioh the first announcement was
made of an intention by England to
"establish a blockade,' have again
broaght diplomatic questions to the
front, The replies published here
oontained no surprises as the terms,
for the most part were known. An
other protest is expeoted.
however,
could
only momentarily distraot attention
from the battles on the eastern and
western fronts,
from the
operations of
which
ditional victims, and
secured ad­
from
the Dardan­
elles bombardmeut. Earl Kitohener
and other leaders are bending their
efforts toward increasing the output of
war material aud complete optimism
prevails. It is realized though that the
viotories are oostly and the list of cas
ualties is large. The allies in the west
•re fighting for points of vantage along
the front for use when the spring ad
vanoe begins, The French and Ger
man oommunioatlons are so contra
dictory that is difficult to decide re
garding the ohanges.
when he ex­
tricated hiB foroes from the forests of
AugUBtowo.
PARTY AT LEWIS HOME
Mr. and Mrs. Lewis Entertain in Honor of
Mr. and Mrs. Reeder, of Twin Falls
Mr. and Mrs. B. E. Lewis entertained
a party of friends in a happy manner
last Friday evening at their home in
Edgewood Terrace in honor of their
old time friends and neighbors, Mr.
and Mrs. Frank Reeder, now of Twin
Falls, Idaho.
Mr. and Mrs, Reeder and Mrs. C. J.
Somarindyok were first entertained at
ft sumptiuus six o'clock dinner. Later
in the evening the other guests arrived
and from that time until midnight card
playing, feasting and general merri
ment reigned. The popular oard game
of "high five" was played and Mrs.
Frank Reeder and Mr. A. A. Shoe
maker were awarded the first prize.
Mra. Ohas. Sohroyer and B. E Lewis
were awarded the "booby" prizes. The
ladles were presented with beautiful
•alad bowls by the hostess with a neat
little speech. The evening was a very
pleasaut social affair and the guests
were lavish in their praise of Mr. and
Mrs, Lewis as entertainers.
The guests were: Mr. and Mrs. Frank
Reeder, Mrs. O. J. Somarindyok, Mrs.
Ohas, Sohroyer, Mr. and Mrs. A.
Shannon and son, Lloyd, Mr. and Mrs]
A, A. Shoemaker and son, Leo, Mrs.
Elmer Wager and daughter, Esther,
Mrs. Carl Nelson an.1 daughter, Mar
garet, Mrs. John Rosenkrans end
daughter, Margaret.
WOOL MARKET
Lull in Wool Market After Weeks of
Going Up
Belle Foaroh, South, Dakota, Marob
19.—"There is no doubt bat that the
market has experienced a lull in the
mad eoramble for wool wbioh has been
oonstantly pushing prioes upward dar
ing the past few weeks, The prices
have felt the effeot by remaining prac
tically stationary as compared with a
week ago, although it must be said that
there is by no means any weakness in
the situation, while, on the ether hand
the situation is hardly as strong as
some of the circulars whioh have re
cently been sent to the gr in the
west would indicate, at least not yet.
"Wool dealers are asking themselves
—and with no little anxiety—as to the
fatare possibilities in the market.
Contracting today on the sheeps' books
er!
is admittedly dangerous business, but
the inclination to buy wool with plen
tiful money and bare lofts is very
strong. In some oases a little wool
has already been purchased in the west
at. ^-bet seems like extremely high
rates, but who shall say what is a high
jrioe today? All over the world, the
prioe for wool is still tending upward.
In Australia or in London, the situ
ation is the same, keen competition
and advanoing prices. American pur
chasers have been heavy abroad not
withstanding the faots that shipping is
very much interfeied with, especially
from Eagland, and that war risk in
surance and freight rates are higher,
while the question of licenses to make
shipments are not altogether settled
yet for the more recent purohases.
LITERARY SOCIETY
On March 15th the weekly meeting of
the Militonian Literary Society was
held in the high school Assembly Hall.
The president and vioe-president both
being absent the meeting was oarried
on with Helen Oleaver in the Pres
idents ohair.
The following program was given:
The Freshmen Bee-Hive—Olara
Peterson, Marian Amnndson.
Original Story—Mary Little.
Propheoy—Margaret Slevers.
Reoitation—Marie Juokett.
Historical Sketoh—Helen Oleaver.
Critics' Report—Prof. Riehart.
NOT IN THE PAPER
The following editorial
waB
mother, wife, or siet»r."
taken
from the Britton Sentinel. Often times
there are incidents in a community
that a news paper will pass up whioh
the publio generally may think should
receive publicity in the columns of the
paper. All editors may make mistakes
and probably do, but likewise all ed
itors have situations to oonsider from
a point of view that the publio at the
moment do not oonsider, and this
artiole from the Britton paper very
aptly portrays a proposition whioh a
newspaper is confronted with on num
erous oocasions. The artiole is as
follows:
"This week we looked in a neighbor
ing paper, expeoting to 6ee an account
of bow a young man had gone wrong.
Not a line about the young man oould
be found. A broken hearted wife or
relative had gone to the editor and had
asked him to say nothing, and the edi
tor had listened and the tears bad won
the promise from him. We have gone
through the same thing ourselves maiiy
times. An editor is human. He has
his likes and bis dislikes be loves and
he hates his strength between love and
duty is just like that of an average citi
zen. We remember one oase in particu
lar. We had let a certain thing go by
beoaase a tearful mother bowod down
with grief had oome to as and begged
the favor. A big-headed man jumped
on as about it, and oalled us a coward
for doing so. A short time afterwards
the shadow fell aoross his threshold
and he oame running, and begging us
to say nothing, 'Yes.' we replied, 'bat.
don't you remember the time when you
oalled me a coward for keeping still?'
'I know,' be replied, 'but 1 was wrong
It 1b different now.' And we listened
to him. There are things that an edi
tor cannot suppress. There are other
things that be can forget with pro
priety. As far as we are oonoerned, we
would rather lessen the grief of a
parent than throw out amoral for the
gossiping publio to feed upon. We
would rather wipe away the tears from
the eyes of a mother than to 'have
nerve' enough to join the heartless
orowd of fiyin^tongues and sink the
iron deeper into her tender soul, So
when in this neighboring paper we fail
ed to find what we wanted, we made no
comment. But down deep in our heart
we admired that editor and thought
more of him beoaase he bad a heart
that was tender aDd he would rather
listen to the jibes of an unfeeling pub
lio than to the sob* of a broken-benrt-
HOT SPRINGS TOWN
Basket Ball Team Entered at Huron State
Meet
Haron, March 19.—Nineteen high
schools have entered teams for the
Fourth Annual High Sohool Basket
Ball Tournament to be held in Huron
March 19th and 20tb This tourna
ment promises to be the largest ever
held in the state.
The following teams have entered:
Aberdeen, Bridgewater, Conterville,
Clear L»ke, Dell Rapids, Doland, Elk
ton, Fiandreau, Groton, Hot Springs,
Huron, Lennox. Miller, Pierre, Red
fleld, Salem, Sioux Falls, Watertown
and Baubay.
Money may not be able to .buy love
bat it will sometimes bay a perfectly
good imitation, guaranteed to outlast
the real thing and to deoelve an expert.
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APPROPRIATION
$167,500
ANNUAL APPROPRIATION FOR
MAINTAINANCE AT B. M. S.
$3,800 EOR DEFICIENCY
GOVERNOR MATTESON RECEIVED OF
FICIAL NOTIFICATION THAT AP
PROPRIATION BILL PASSED
Colonel James A. Matteson, gover
nor and chief sargon of the Battle
Mountain Sanitarium, reoeived official
notification the first of the week to the
effeot that the annual appropriation
for the maintalnanoe of the National
Home had passed before congress ad
journed and that the sum allowed this
year would be $167,500 with a deficiency
appropriation of $3,800 whioh was also
allowed, this being due to the rise in
prioe during last year of many staple
articles.
This cum is larger than any previous
appropriation for like purpose but is
due to two things. First to the ad
vanced prioe of food produots aud
seoond to the large enrollment at the
Sanitarium, For the past year this
large Institution has been taxed to its
fullest oapaoity praotioally all the
time with an average enrollment of
about four hundred and fifty, In the
neighborhood of four hundred and
thirty are now enrolled.
Cllmatio conditions, the waters and
the first-olass corps of dootors, sur
geons and narses make this the ideal
spot in the United States for the vet
erans to oome for oures. And that a
large percentage of oures are effected
is evidenced by the increasing number
that ask for admittance.
BOUGHT DRUG BUSINESS
H. C. Moorehouse and R. M. AIMrtson Buy
Store at Malvern, Iowa
The following artiole is dipped from
the Malvern, (Iowa,) Leader of last
week giving au aooount of the parohase
of one of the drug stores there by two
well known Hot Springs young men,
Following is the artiole:
Quite an important business change
took place here the past w-^k in wbioh
H. W. Anderson sells the west side
drug store to H. O. Moorehouse and R.
M. Albertson of Hot Springs, South
Dakota, who took possession Monday
morning. The style of the new firm
will be the Central Pharmacy. Mr.
Albertson will remain here to take
charge of the business as aotive man
ager but Mr, Moorehouse who holds an
important position in the Sanltariam
At Hot Springs expects to oome here
later on.
Mr. Albertson was originally from
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Hot Springs, South Dakota, Friday, March 19th, 1915
RINGS WEEKLY STAR
Michigan where he was a graduate of
the university at Ann Arbor and has
had successful experience in pharmacy
work. We are glad to welcome them
to Malvern. Ed Knight who has been
with Mr. Anderson for some time will
remain awhile with the new firm.
Mr. Aoderson still retains his home
here and expeota to make Malvern bis
home for the present. He has exten
sive land interests in western Soatb
Dakota to whioh he will devote a part
of bis time this Bummer.
FALLON FOR MARSHALL
S. E. Crans, of Lead, to Have Opposition For
Re-Appointment
Pioneer Times: It appears that S.
E. Orans, of Lead, will have opposition
in bis quest for re-appolntment to the
offloe of state fire tr.arshal. It is said
that George Fallon of the same place Is
oat for offloe and his baoklng which
will entitle his application to consider
ation. Fallon was the progressive rep
resentative from Lawrenoe ooanty to
the Pierre convention last year ander
the RlohardB primary law, bat did not
go and Neal Hall, the stalwart repre
sentative was seated. It is understood
that for oertain services rendered at
the time, Fallon was promised support
in his fat are political aspirations and
that he has chosen to ask for appoint
ment to the offloe of state fire marshal,
PHILOSOPHY
Dear friends, ah here I am at last,
As yoaVe perhaps prodioted,
And raoked by all the horrid blasts,
That ever were inflioted.
I stay indoors, perforoe of laws,
My appetite is slack,
I'm worried half to death because
My jawfc. refuse to traok.
I hate to miss Commercial .Law,
Bat what can I expeot?
For laws are laws, and jaws are jaws.
And mumps are mumps, by heok.
It sorely is a heavy tag,
With whioh I now am hampered,
To sit here with inflated mag.
And wrestle with distemper,
And yet, I really do not know,
As I have anght to say,
For J»d4t oome two weeks ago,
Instead of yesterday,
A pretty mess would 1 have foand,
In every dental ourve,
To have my molars loaded down,
With staff to kill the nerve.
A pleasant feeling, 1 am sure.
Had fallen to my tot,
To have them stuffed with dope to care
Them of deoay and rot.
Had that been trne, it might be due,
To look on life with gramps,
But now, I guesB all I can do,
Is grin, and bear the mumps.
And after all, the thing to do,
Is smile, when times are trying,
For happiness will still live through,
When grouch and
mumpB
are dying.
If aii would wear a smiling faoe,
In troubled, trying times,
This world would be abetter place,
For men to live in. Kime.
BULLETIN FROM THE FRONT.
Indications
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EllAS SHOOK
DIEDMONDAY
WELL KNOWN HOT SPRINGS MAN
DIED AT B. M. S.
SICK BUT A SHORT TIME
CEREBRAL HEMORRHAGE CAUSE OF
DEATH FUNERAL HELD TESTER
DAY AT SANITARIUM^
Elias Shook, one of the highly re
spected oitizsns of this olty died Mon
day afternoon at the Battle Mountain
Sanltariam after a short illness lasting
aboat tea days, cerebral hemorrhage
being the cause of death.
Mr. Shook had been in seeming good
health up to about ten days ago. Be
ing a oivil war veteran he deolded the
latter part of last week to enter the
Battle Mountain Sanitarium for treat
ment but old age coupled with his mal
ady were too much for medical skill to
overcome and he passed away on the
date above named.
The deceased oame here about four
years ago and after taking treatment at
the Sanitarium for a time decided to
looate here, moving his family here
from Kodoka, this state. Sinoe that
time he has been a familiar figare
aboat town and was well liked by
everyone.
He was a veteran of the civil war en
listing at Dakota Citv, Nebraska, De
cember 17th, 1862 and was mastered
oat at that place November 19th, 1863,
He was seventy two years of ago at the
time of his death.
Funeral services were oonduoted
from the Sanitarium yesterday,
WILL FILED
Inventory Filed of Gray Estate Valued at
$102,000
Lead, South Dakota, Maroh 19,—The
Inventory filed in connection with the
petition for probating the will of the
late Jaok Gray, shows that the estate Is
worth more than $102,000 and this is re
gatded as a deoidedly conservative es
timate. The moBt important item in
the inventory is 400 shares of Home
stake Mining company stook, worth
perhaps $48,000. There is also listed
100,000 shares of Wasp No. 2 Mining
oompany stook and 110 shares of First
National Bank of Deadwood stook. The
oath in banks amounts to about $12,000
and there
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some real estate in Dead-
wood and Terraville, besides a quantity
of personal property In the form of
diamonds and jewelry.
The will, wbioh was executed on May
28, 1914 and will be offered for probate
in the county oourt on Maroh 31, makes
the following bequests:
Exeouters to deposit $1,000 certificate
of deposite in First National Bank of
Deadwood, Interest in whioh is to be
used to keep up repairs on lot in Mt
Moriah cemetery.
Gives Mrs. Edith Harris, of Terra
ville $1,000.
Gives niece Lizzie Strong, of London,
England, 50 pounds sterling and same
amount each to nieces Ada Mortimer,
of Newoastle-on-Tyne and Mary Morti
mer of same plaoe.
Gives niece Lizze Waister Jones, of
Jarrow-on-Tyne, England 100 poands
sterling.
All the balance of the estate to be
distributed equally among brothers
and sisters James Gray and Henry
Gray of Blaydon-onTyne and Eliza
beth Waister of Jarrow-on-Tyne, Mary
Jane Mortimer, of Newoastle-on-Tyne
and Kate Welsh, of Blaydon-on-Fyne.
Appoints as exeoutors W. E. Adams
Norman T. Mason, and Mrs. T. J* Grier
to aot without bond,
Codicil executed November 7, 1914
gives to Mrs. Edith Harris, of Terra
ville house and premises oooupled by
testator in Terraville.
Oodioll executed Deoember 18, 1914,
gives James R. Harris, son of Mrs.
Edith Harris ten shares of stock in the
First National Bank of Deadwood also
baggy, oatter, team of horses and har
ness. All Deadwood real property to
be sold and other property and fand
derived to be distributed among
brothers and sisters. Direots that his
Homestake stook be not sold. Express
es wish to be buried by Masons from
Episoopal ohuroh in Deadwood. He
leaves $500 to the Black Hills Pioneer
sooiety as a memorial fund.
STATE ENGINEER'S REPORT
Homer M. Derr's Report Recently
Gives Angostura Project Bif
This offloe is in reoeipt of a
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M. Derr. It is a oomplete report of
the work done in bis offloe daring the
year 1914 and ahows that the offloe of
the engineer was a busy one. One part
of the report whioh is especially inter
esting to the people of this part of the
state is that devoted to the Angostura
Irrigation project whioh was surveyed
under Mr, Derr'e direotion last year.
His favorable and comprehensive re
port to the government has caused
them to look into this matter qaite ex
tensively and it will without doubt be
one of the first new projeots to be at
tempted by
them
SIMON ENGLEBRECHT DEAD
Well Known Southern Hills Rancher Died at
Buffalo Gap, Tuesday
Simon Uuglebreobt, one of the well
known old timers of the Southern
Hills, died at his ranch near Buffalo
Gap, Tuesday and the funeral servioes
were oonduoted from the Methodic*
ohuroh at that plaoe yesterday.
Mr. Englebreoht has been in poor
health for the past couple of years and
of late has grown worse until the end
oame. He has been a resident of the
Hills for a number of years, in fact one
of the early settlers and was one of
the substantial men of thla section.
CLOTH TOP SHOES A FAIT
Cloth top shoes, aooording to looal
shoe dealers, area fad from necessity.
Importations of Russian leather and
some of the fine verities have so nearly
stopped on aoooant of hostilities aoross
the water that it is necessary to make
the tops of ladies' shoes of cloth. This
innovation has kept the prioe of ahoea
normal. Men's shoes of the heavy kind
have raised In wholesale prioe, bat not
enough yet for the oonsamer to feel it.
The oloth top shoee are made in the
light shades of tan and gray and aome
even laoe on the inside. Thle however,
is a short-lived fad, aooording to looal
dealers. The lower parte are of patent
leather, bat in some etylee the leather
Is almost a minus quantity. Manu
facturers also state that the oloth top
shoe is an outgrowth of the war. Many
people remember that oloth top shoee
were generally worn at the time of the
oivil war, very probably for a similar
reaaon.
SOME CHANGES III THE GAME LAtS
While the reoent legislature failed to
follow the saggeetions embodied In a
statement of the sportsmen of the
Blaok Hills, relative to needed game
legislation, it made some amendments
to the existing law. In oonneotion
with deer hunting, it provided that It
shall be anlawfol to maintain a salt
lick and it la also declared nnlawlol to
oonstrnot screen, blind or elevated
scaffold or other devise for hunting or
watohing for deer at a aalt ltok. It pro
vided for the manner in wbioh deer
may be shipped in or oat of the state.
The open season for trout remains
the same, from April 1 to November 1,
but the bass season is ohanged to Jane
1 to Maroh All other klnde of fish
may be taken between May 1 and
Maroh 1. It is not permitted to ehip
game or fish ont of the etate and ex
press ooinpanies and other oommon
carriers are prohibited from receiving
such fish or game for ahlpment. The
deer season remains as it is, hnnting
being permitted daring the month of
November, and eaoh banter being al
lowed to kill one deer book or doe.
NOTICE
Notice for the oonstraotion of oroes
walks and the painting of olty brldgee.
The Olty Ooanoii of the olty of Hot
Springs, South Dakota will receive bide
until 12 o'olook at noon, Monday, April
51 h, 1915, for the construction of ce
ment oross walks for said oity daring
1915. Said walks to be oonetrnoted
In accordance with specifications as
provided by ordlnanoe governing the
oonstraotion of oement walks, said
walks to be four (4) feet wide at the top
and five feet (5) wide at the bottom.
Bids will also be reoeived until the
same hour and date for the painting of
oity bridges. (Speoifloationa for the
same can be had at the offloe of the
oity auditor.)
bids mast be eealei
toO. P. Dalbey, Oity
aprings, ooqid uikoti, it
the oatelde 'Bid for the
of oement oross walks," or "Bid for the
painting of oity bridges."
Bids will be opened at 8:00 p. m. on
Monday April 5th, 1915 at the oity
council ohambera. All work to be done
under the supervision of the street and
alley oommittee and the right to rejeot
any and all bids is reserved by the oity
oounoll.
Dated at Hot I
March 15tb, 1915.
48 2t C. P. Dalbey. Olty
milk
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