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Hot Springs weekly star. (Hot Springs, S.D.) 1892-1917, January 21, 1916, Image 1

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BflBlack Hills.
The most successful meeting from
•very angle was the annual banquet of
the Hot Springs Oommerolal Club held
at the Evans on last Saturday evening
when about one hundred and twenty
five of the looal business men and the
Olab secretaries of the various towns
in the Hills sat down to a sumptions
banquet supper at eight o'clock and
later listened to talks by some of the
able men of the state on matters per
taining to the betterment of conditions
in the entire Black Hills the ooming
A. movement recently started to or
ganize all the olubs in the Hills into an
association has borne fruit and at this
meeting as guests of the looal olub
were tne secretaries of the Lead, Dead
wood, Rapid City, Edgemont and other
Hills towns who bold their first actual
business meeting following the ban
Following the serving of the meal,
President DeMoulin, of this oity, arose
and introduced the speakers of the
George Sohlosser, who bad accept
ed an invitation wired to him,
was the principal speaker of the
evening as be had several prop
ositions to submit to the people
in the Hills whioh would be of very
great benefit to them. As most every
one knows George Sohlosser is one of
the best advertising men in the state,
Besides being secretary of the Sioux
Falls Commercial Olub he is also sec
retary of the National Editorial
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ation and an exceptionally good news
paper man.
His propositions were briefly as fol
lows: To establish a national home
for indigent editors, authors and writ
ers In Hot Springs, a matter he has
been working on for the past oouple of
years in the National Association, and
for the Home to be looated in Hot
Springs. The other was for the people
of the Hills to hire some capable man
to work up excursions in the eastern
part of the Btate, in western lows, and
thru Nebraska and personally conduct
them here. Both propositions met with
great deal of favor and aotion will be
taken along those lines at onoe.
The next speaker of the evening was
Hon. Julius H. Johnson, of Ft. Pierre,
Eeoretary of the olub there and one of
the republican candidates for oongress
from this district. His talk was very
H. W. Troth, secretary of the Dead
wood Commercial Olub, spoke on The
CoOperative Viewpoint.*' dealing with
the new organization whioh has just
been completed of all the olubs.
B. 0. Yates, assistant superintendent
of the Homestake Mining Company,
and president of the Lead Commercial
Olub, was called upon apd spoke on
"Unity of Commercial Olub Efforts."
His talk was to the point and carried
much food for serious thought.
.. .Elmer Thorpe, the next speaker, is
seoretary of the Lead Olub and one of
the live wires in the Hills. "Black
Hills Advertising" was his subject and
from his talk tht Hills are fortunate
in having him as one of the secretaries
to handle this mutter (bo onuaiiig sea
son as he is thoroughly familiar with
this subjeot and has some good ideas
to put In praotloe.
|. K. Hull, seoretary of the
Oity Oommerolal Olub, spoke on the
"Relation of Commercial Clubs to the
Community" and bis talk was an in
teresting one. Rapid City has one
of the live olnbe in the Hills.
H. W. Baken, seoretary from Edge
mont, took as hi? snojev, 'Hot Water
From Edgemont" aud his remarks were
very appropriate to the occasion.
J. L. Bentley, Oommerolal Agent for
the O. B. & Q. R'y, of Deadwood, was
oalled upon and stated that he had
Tory little of in?«rwst to talk about but
when, be bad flaiahsd telling the
bled guests whmi (he Burlington waa
going to do for the Hills' towns this
year in the way of improved service,
his talk waa voted as one of the most
lntereeting onee of tha evening. "Jim"
doesn't say muoh as a rale bat his
actions speak loader than words when
It oomes to delivering the goods.
Rev. Head, of Atianta, Georgia, evan
gelist who is oonduotlng services here
was the last speaker of the evening
using as his subjsot "A Nigger Story
From the South." His talk partly
humerous and partly iu a serious vein,
was thoroughly enjoyed.
The meeting was then adjourned
and the Association of the Olub Sec
retaries repaired to one of the other
rooms and proceeded with their meet
ing. B. J. Glattly, the looal secretary,
was ohairman of the meeting and J.
Hull, of Rapid Oity, was elected tem
porary seoretary of the meeting. A
few ftiinor bills were taken up and al
lowed and means of advertising the
Hills was brought up and disoassSd.
Mr. Sohlosser being present gave the
boys some good ideas in a short talk
and some of them were incorporated iri
the work lined up for immediate
A general advertising campaign was
outlined for the ooming year. This is
to consist principally of the use of
slides in pioture houses in the eastern
section of the state And the
The following committees were ap
pointed, each consisting of the secre
taries of one of the olubs at the meet
ing of the federation Saturday.
Committee to look into the matter of
a stake road to the Black Hills from the
eastern part of the Htate: J. K. Hull,
of Rapid City.
Committee to investigate the matter
of excursions to the Black Hills Seo
retary Glattly, of Hot Springs.
Committee to take care of the mat
ter of pioture theatre advertising: Sec
retary Thorpe, of Lead.
Committee to take care of newspaper
advertising: Seoretary Troth, of Dead
Committee to Investigate the auto
roads in the Hills: Seoretary Baken,
of Edgemont.
The meeting adjourned to oome to
(rather again at Lead on February 12,
at whioh time reports will be heard
ri om the different committees and the
active work of the campaign commenc
Hot Springs High School to Debate Rapid
The Hot Springs high school will de
bate the Rapid City high Bobool on
Friday, January 28oh. The subjeot is
"Resolved, that the United States
Should Further 'Restriot Immigration
by Means of a Literacy Test," fiaoh
school has two teams so there will be'
two debates on the same evening, one
at Hot Springs and one at Rapid Oity.
In the debate here, Hot Springs will
support the affirmative side of the
question and will be represented by
Florenoe Bruce, Harold Juokett and
George GibBon, Admission 25 cents.
The wiuner of this series of debated
will debate a team from the Northern
Hills for tne championship of tne
Black Hills and the winner of that da
bate will compete for the championship
of the state. The team representing
Hot Springs at Rapid Oity the same
evening are Helen Bean, Roy Williams
and Frank Mueller.
The nominal price of twenty-flve
oents is oharged for the purpose of de
fraying the expenses of the visiting
Chamberlain's Cong Remedy Most Effectual
"I have taken a great many bottles of
Chamberlain's Cough Remedy and
every time it has cured me. I have
found it mo*t effectual for a baoking
oough and for colds. After taking it
cough always disappears," writes J. R.
Moore, Valley, Ga. Obtainable,
Winners In Soda Book Contest for December
1915 at Morgans Drug Store
Soda book high school, Marion Am
undson soda book grade sohool, Wil
bur Berrier. Weber chocolates: first,
grade, LorrMne Richards second grade,
Louise Weyl third grade, Ethel Ev.in?
fourth grade, Marvel Thebault flftL
grade, Frank Riober sixth grade, rt«i«0
Janes seventh grttde, Ruth Heinzor
ling eighth grade, Stanley March.
The Habit sf Taking Cold
With many people taking oold ia a
habit, but fortunately one that Is easily
broken a oold sponge bath every
when yon first get out of bed
—not i»«e oold, but a temperature of
about 90 degreee F. Also sleep with
your window op. Do this and you will
seldom takfeooid. When you do take
oold take Chamberlain's Oough Rem
edy and get rid of it as quickly as pos
sible. Obtainable everywhere.
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plate matter in the newspapers. In ad
dition to these two plans it was deoid
ed that the sending of an advertising
man to the eastern seotion of the state
for the purpose of workiug op interest
in the Black Hills and conducting, per^
sonally, excursions to South Dakota's
beauty spot would prove an especially
good move.
The matter of roads was taken up
and it was decided that the matter of
the oonstruotion of a state road to the
Blaok Hills and the use of oonvint la
bor shoo Id be investigated. Suob a
road would be thoroughly marked with
substantial guide posts that would di
reot the tourist to all points of interest.
Washington, D. C., Jan, 21.—A dis
oussion of the nation's duty to the
oitizena of Mexico oropped out in the
senate Tuesday hi another intervention
resolution, added sinoe the Santa
Ysabel massacre. Several republicans
attacked Wilson's policy, while Chair
man Stone of the foreign relations
committee and others defended it,
Officials of the state department con
tinued the preparation of data for the
foreign relations committee, in re
sponse to Senator Fall's resolution
asking information of the conditions
in Mexico, whioh includes among other
things a record of the outrages on
Americans, in Mexioo sinoe the over
throw of Madero, oorretpondence of
the state department's special repre
sentatives, and the results of the inves
tigation of the story that the Amer
icans were traveling under a safe con
duct guarantee when killed at Santa
Ysabel. 8ome believe that the presi
dent should include his personal expla
nation of the present situation with a
view to influencing members to stop
agitajting for armed intervention. The
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Published &t The Only Carlsbad oi Anorica*
Hot Springs, South Dakota, Friday, January 21st, 1916
Mr and Mrs Enoch Jones, Married Fifty Years Ago Today.
president shows no indications of ac
cepting the suggestion.
Mr. and
Enoch Jones Celebrating Gold
en Wedding Anniversary Today
The home of Mr. and Mrs. Enoch
Jones, on College Hill is the soene of a
very merry gathering today, the occas
ion being the golden wedding anniver
sary of this worthy old couple as well
aa the seventy-fifth birthday anniver
sary of Mr. Jones.
A large number of the friends and
relatives of the happy pair sat down to
a sumptions wedding dinner and fol
lowing this oame presentation speeohc a
when members of the S*ate Home and
others tendered them some beautiful
The [ones family are pioneers of
Missouri and later looated in the Blaok
Hills. Mr. Jones is a veteran of the
oivil war and one of the honored mem
bers of the looal G. A. R,
The good wishes of the entire com
munity for many more years of health
and happiness for this estimable
oouple have been tendered them.
D. K. Batchelor Will Be Democratic Candidate
for Sheriff
D. K. Batchelor, one of the most pop*
ular men in the county, has given his
word to hie friends that he will let his
name be used at the primaries as the
democratic candidate for the offloe of
sheriff of the oounty.
The democrats realize that Dave Is
the strongest man they could passibly
name for the plaoe and it is understood
that other prominent democrats have
withdrawn in favor of Mr. Batohelor, a
very good thing for the party.
Regardless of politics it is the con
census of opinion that Dave will suc
ceed this spring and fall and be has a
host of friends who knowing his true
worth as an official and his honest
straightforward manner will see to it
that |ie gets the majority of the votes.
—Weed in Philadelphia Publie Ledger.
Washington, Jan. 21.—The seotion
grazing homestead bill passed the
house Tuesday, carrying two amend
ments offered by Congressman Harry
L. Qandy.
The first amendment permits entry
men to apply for the designation of
land as now provided under the half
section law. Thla amendment waa
adopted by the public lands committee
of whioh Qandy is a member and
agreed to by the houae.
The second amendment
by Qandy in the house as follows:
"Provided that a former homestesd
entry of land of the oharaoter describ
ed in seotion two hereof shall not be a
bar to the entry of a traot under the
provisions of this act subjeot to the re
quirements of law as to reeldenoe and
improvements, whioh together with the
former entry shall -not exceed 610
Qandy twioe secured recognition and
defended the amendment againet at
tacks. Congressmen Lenroot of
Wisconsin, ranking minority member
of the publlo lands oommlttee, secured
the adoption of an amendment to
Gandy's amendment whioh limited the
additional non-oontlguoua entries to
twenty milea from the original.
Qandy spoke against that-amendment
but was not able to defeat it. Hie
amendment for non-contiguous entries,
amended by the Lenroot amendment
was adopted and the bill parsed, on
non-contiguous entries within twenty
Bntrymen are not required to own
and reside upon the original. The
provision permitting oontinuouB ad
ditional entries with residence on tie
original was not changed. Qandy waa
warmly congratulated by his colleagues
upon the successful result of bis first
appearance on the floor of the house.
Special Feature at Morris Grand Next
Reverend Cyrus Townsend Brady
never wrote a more absorbing book
than his "Island of Regeneration." And
there never was a story written by
anyone that offered greater possibil
ities to film-drama.
A beautiful girl—running away from
the unweloome attentions of the owner
of the yaoht on whioh she was a guest
—aast upon a tropical island in the
Sjuth*rn Paolflo the 6ole inhabitant,
a man who bad lived alone there since
eirly ohlldhood his only remember
anoe of language the "Now I lay me"
taught him twenty years before by his
mother. Imagine what a story could
be built upon an idea like this. And
by snob a master-jiand as Cyrus Town
send Brady.
And think of this story Vitsgrapbed!
You know Vitagraph productions. You
know the genius of J. Stuart Blaokton
and Albert E. Smith. You know the
eoale on whioh they do things You
know the Vitagraph resources and
faoilltiee that are at their command.
Imagine how they would handle the
fire at sea, the earthquake, the attempt
ed rescue, the charming love scenes on
the tropioal island, the girl bathing in
the sequestered pond, the arrival of
the United Stated oruiser, the return
to civilization.
The "Island of Regeneration" is a
great film-drama. It is the seoond of
the Vitagraph Blue Ribbon Features
and these as yon know are the head
liners of all Vitagraph productions.
Oome and see this unique romanoe. At
Morrie Grand Tuesday evening, Janu
ary 25. Reserved seate at Higbleys
Upper Store 15 and 25 oents.
Doors open 7:15, show starts 7:45.^m
Bsr!i8{t9a WU! Add New Train Between
This City and Edgemont
James Bentley, district passenger
agent for the Burlington R'y in thie
aeotion, waa in the oity laat Saturday
and Sunday from his home at Dead
wood and at that time informed the
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people here that he had reoeived or
ders from headquarters to the effect
that anew train would be ran between
this plaoe and Edgemont during the
summer oommenolng about the first cf
May. as
The new train will leave here at 2:45
p. m, and arrive at Edgemont at 4:15
m. in plenty of time to oonneot with
the ooast trains without an over night
stop at Edgemont. Returning It will
leave there about 4.30 p. m. and arrive
in Hot Springs at 6:00 p. m. A& the
train from Deadwood will leave that
plaoe forty minutes later the regular
train now in operation will depart on,
it as at 6 3 5
For the benefit of the Northern Hilla
towns a parlor cafe observation oar
service will be installed on the Dead
wood branch at about the same time
the extra train is put on between thia
plaoe and Edgemont.
This promised servioe by the Burl*
ington is one of the best things for
this seotion that has been done for
years and the people of thia seotion
should reel very grateful to thia road.
Three Fall River County Prisoners Sentenced
at Rapid City Last Week
The following ie olipped frcm the
Rapid Oity Daily Journal of laat Satur
day regarding three of this oounty's
prisoners who were sentenoed by Judge
"Sheriff E. T. Clark and Stote'a At
torney F. A. Little, of Fall River ooun
ty, both of Hot 8prings, were in the
oity yesterday with three prisoners In
oriminal aotione to plead before the
One of these prisoners waa Tyra E.
Campbell. This man was oharged with
grand laroeny, having been aooused of
stealing some oattle from Fred Jensen,
of Chadron. He pled guilty to the
oharge and waa sentenced to five yeara
toe state penitentiary at Sioux Falls,
this being the maximum penalty under
the law.
At the time Campbell stole the oattle
he drove them to Herinoaa where he
eold them to John Reddlok. He waa
taken Into oustody by the looal sher
iff's offloe.
Clyde Brlgge, of Hot Springe, charg
ed with barglaajjly in first dsgree, plead
ed gnilty and owing to some otnram*
stances in the oaae the oourt euspend
ed sentence.
The other oase waa that of Dee Wilk
inson, of Oelrlohs, running a drug store
there. He pleaded guilty to celling
liquor to a blacklisted man, although
he was ignorant of the facts at the
time. He waa given the minimum pen
alty, a 150 fine, whioh he paid.
Hon. Julius H. Johnson, of Ft. Pierre.
For Congressional Honors
This oity waa favored the flret of tha
week by a visit from Hon. Julius H,
Johnson, of the law firm of Johnaon &
Johneon, of Ft. Pierre, who ia spend
ing a oouple of weeks in the Hills in
the interest of his oandidacy for the
nomination on the Republican tioket
of congressman from this district. Mr.
Johnson was one of the speakers at
the Oommerolal Olub banquet on Sat
urday evening and is a very brilliant
Before ooming here he had visited
Deadwood, Lead, Rapid Oity and other
plaoes north where he reoeived a great
deal of encouragement and promises of
support. While here he visited the
numerous plaoes of Interest and waa
veiy muoh pleaeed with this plaoe.
The following oomplimentary notioe
is olippsd from the Blaok Hilla Press,
the demooratto paper at Sturgie:
"Attorney Julius H. Johnson, of Ft.
Pierre, republican oandidate for mem
ber of oongress in the Third Dietriot,
was a very pleasant oaller at the Prose
offloe on Wednesday. Mr. Johnson
and his wife are both attorneye at Ft.
Pierre and enjoy a splendid praotloe.
Mr. Johneon wae a farmer boy and
worked his way through school, attend
ing the Red Wing Seminary three
years, the Iowa University one year
and finished a law course in the Min
nesota University, nine years prepar
ation after graduating from high
After working hie way through high
sohool and the University be put hie
brother through a theological college,
After finishing the law course Mr.
Johneon made a trip abroad to study
eoonomio questions and has in every
way prepared himself for the poeltion
to which he aspires. Mr. Johnson is a
very able man and would make hla in
fluence felt in Oongress."
J. C. Whaley It is Understood Will Run For
Ceunty Treasurer
Among the list of oandldatea
mentioned at thia early date for the
various offices of the oounty. is the
name of J. O. Whaley, who is being
msntioned by his friende for the of
floe of oounty treasurer for Fall River
oounty. "Jiok" la a Fall River county
prodnot and will make a oapable of*
floial judging from hie work and hla
past reoord in offioes of truet. He ia a
good olean fellow, worthy of the honor
and witbal one of tha atrongeet men
who could be elected to thie reeponai
ble position. He is a republican and
the ohanoee are good for hla nomi-ve
nation and eleotion in oaee aa deoidea
to make the raoe.

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