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JUSTICE AT LAST.
The act is done. The twins are born.
Last Wednesday afternoon the house
and senate passed the omnibus bill, as
amended by their conference committee,
admitting the states of North and South
Dakota, Washington and Montana to
full membership in the Union. On
ident Cleveland made his place secure in
the history of the country by putting
his signature to the bill making it a law.
The bill, as agreed to in conference,
provides for the admission of the states
of North-Dakota, South Dakota, Mon
tana and Washington. The territory of
Dakota is to be divided on the line of
the seventh standard parallel due west,
to the western boundary of the territory.
The delegates elected to the constiution
al convention north of this parallel shall
assemble at Bismarck, and those elected
south of the parallel, at Sioux Falls.
The delegates to the convention in each
of the proposed new states shall be elect
ed on the Tuesday after the first Mon
day in May next, and shall meet on the
4th of July and declare that they adopt
the constitution of the United States.
They are authorized thereupon to form
constitutions and state governments. It
is provided that at the election for dele
gates to the convention in South Dakota
the electors shall vote for or against tho
Sioux Falls constitution. If a majority
of the votes shall be for tho constitution,
the convention shall submit to the people
of South Dakota, for ratification or re
jection, the constitution framed at Sioux
Falls, also the articles and propositions
separately submitted, including the
question of locating the temporary seat
of government with such changes only as
relate to the name and boundary of the
proposed state, to the reappointment of
the judicial and legislative districts, and
such amendments as may be necessary
in order to comply with the provisions
of this act, and if a majority of the votes
cast on the ratification or rejection of
the constitution shall be for the con.
stitution irrespective of the articles sepa
rately submitted, the state of South Da
kota shall be admitted as a state in the
Union under said constitution as herein
after provided but the archives, records
and books of the territory of Dakota
shall remain at Bismarck, the capital of
North Dakota, until an agreement in ref
erence thereto is reached by said states.
But if at the election for delegates to the
constitutional convention in South Da
kota, a majority of all votes cast shall
be against the Sioux Falls constitution,
it shall be the duty of the convention to
form a constitution as if the question
had not been submitted to the peoplo.
It is made the duty of the president to
admit the four now states by proclama
tion, if the constitutions formed aro rati
fied at the election to be held on the
first Tuesday in October. Each of the
new states shall be entitled to one rep
resentative in congress, except South
Dakota, which shall be entitled to two
representatives. Section 11 provides
that all lands herein provided for educa
tional purposes shall be disposed of only
at auction sale, and at a price not less
than 810 per acre, to constitute a perma
nent school fund, the interest of which
only shall be expended in the support of
said schools. But said lands may, under
such regulations as legislature shall pre
scribe, be leased for periods of not more
than five years, in quantities not exceed
ing one section to any one or company
and such land shall not be subjeot to
pre-emption, homestead entry or any
other entry uudr the land laws of the
United States, whether surveyed or un
surveyed, but shall be reserved for school
purposes only. All mineral lands are
exempted from the grants made by the
act. The two Dakotas are to be added
to Justice Miller's circuit (the Eighth),
and Washington and Montana to Justice
Field's (the Ninth).
JUDGE MOODY HOT A COVASD.
The St. Paul Globe, which allows no
ohanoe to pass unimproved to belittle
and ridioule Judge Moody, in looking
over the military record of the above
named gentleman is candid enough to
tell the truth after having its Washing
ing correspondent look over the files of
the war department Its correspondent
was instructed to, investigate the records
for the purpose of belittling the judge
and proving that the honorable gentle
mau was a coward of the basest sort and
that he had been dismissed from the army
for gross cowardice. Its correspondent
looked. The result hardly tamed out as
a' •'.•••...•!, .."
Flannel^ Gloves and Hoisery, and
Many Articles Adapted for Holiday Gifts,
VOLUME 3, NO. 9. STURGIS, DAKOTA, THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 28, 1889. .$2 PER ANNUM
It is our intention eurlv in tho spring of 1889 to erect a
NEW AND ELEGANT BRICK STORE,
thereby largely increasing our facilities nnd doubling our already very complete stock. We do not
wish to carry over a single article in tho wny of winter goods, nnd we propose to offer every
thing in this line at such a reduction that it cannot fail to command arendy sale.
THE REDUCTION APPLIES ESPECIALLY TO
Men's Clothing, Underwear for Men, Women
and Children, Dress Goods, Flannels, Canton
We will npt-fettempt to enumerate the many bargains whioh we propose to offer, suffice to say that- we mean just wit&t we
say, and right here we will also say that this sale la for SPOT CASH, as we shall be too busy to make charges.
POTTER Sc HLA-IXsTES,
he desired. Instead of showing arrant
cowardice on the part of the first senior
senator from South Dakota it proved
The volunteer register, page 41,
shows Col. Gideon C. Moody dis
charged Aug. 19, 1862, R. A. Turning
to the adjutant general's report of the
Indiana volunteers, it is ascertained that
"R. A." moans that when mustered out
of the Ninth Indiana infantry, Col.
Moody went into the regular army with
a captain's commission. In the war de
partment library, Hammersley's United
States army register complete, page 645,
shows: Gideon C. Moody, captain
Nineteenth infantry, May 14, 1861, born
in New York, appointed from Indiana,
resigned March 6, 1864. Farther re
search in Hennesy's record of army and
civilian appointment in the United States
army, page 151, shows "Gideon C,
Moody, captain Nineteenth United States
infantry May, 1862, detailed as lieutenant
colonel United States volunteers until
the summer of 1863 rejoined his regi
ment and on recruiting duty until the
spring of 1862. He again rejoined his
regiment and participated in the battles
of Hoover's Gap, Chickamauga, Mission
ary Ridge and other engagements and
resigned March 18, 1864." The above
record is that of Qolonel Moody as an
officer. The other reports show him to
have formerly been a private who gained
promotion by meritorious service. It
was my intention to publish the facts if
adverse, and it is but fair to publish the
facts ascertained to disprove the scurril
ous charge made against a good soldier,
BO matter whether a good politician or
WHEN THE STASS WILL BE ADDED.
For the information of all, regarding
the adding of the new stars to the flag,
wo copy the following letter from the
FOBT KNELLING, Minn., Feb. 21—To
the Editor: There is a general impres
sion that a star is added to the field of
our national flag immediately after the
admission of a state into the Union.
This is a mistake, as will be seen by ref
erence to Sec. 1792, R. S.
"On the admission of a new state into
the Union one star shall be added to the
union of the flag, and such addition shall
take effect on the fourth day of July
then next succeeding such admission."
The custom of service in the army is
to add one gnn to the national salute
the day the star is added to the flag.
EDWIN C. MASON,
Colonel Third U. S. Infantry.
The average Dakotan hardly realizes
the vast amount of work that has been
done during the past few months by the
friends of the division and admission of
Dakota. Efforts that would have made
Hercules tired have been put forth by
our leading men that have at reached a
successful ending. No other Dakotan is
entitled to more praise for his hard work
than Hon. Gideon 0. Moody, and the
people, when the opportunity is offered,
will show their loyalty and friendship by
giving him the highest position in their
power. Delegate Gifford and Delegate
elect Matthews are deserving of great
credit for the efforts put forth by them,
particularly ^Ir. Matthews, as every
effort made by him tending to the suc
cessful culmination of the scheme, as
sisted materially in putting an end to
his career as Dakota's delegate in the
fifty-first congress. To Senators Cullom,
Piatt and Butler and Congressmen
Springer, Cox, and others are the two
Dakotas forever in debt and the above
named gentlemen can rest assured that
in the coming proud march of progress
on the part of the Dakotas their nam*#
will be found inseparably linked.
There is a mistake somewhere. We
had been given to understand that Coun
cilman Washabaugh was carrying
around in his pocket a bill locating an
insane asylum in Sturgis, which at the
proper moment would be presented to
the solona for their consideration. It
now seems that we were laboring under
a misapprehension, as Washabaugh in
troduced a bill on Thursday locating an
asylum at Deadwood, and appropriating
$40,000 in 5 per cent bonds running ten
years, for its erection. Providence, the
railways and our law-makers do. mighty
queer things sometimes,
Two dignified toga-wrapped members
of the American house of lords had a
genuine Delsartian scrap in one of the
committee rooms of tho capitol last Fri
day. The belligerents were Senator
Chandler of New Hampshire, and Sena
tor Blackburn, of Kentucky. Chandler
called Blackburn a slave-driver and
Blackburn returned the compliment by
telling his opponent he was "a d—d
scoundrel and liar." The big, husky
Kentuckian grabbed the New Hamp
shire dwarf around the neck, shook him
and bumped him against the side of the
house until his teeth rattled. Friends
finally separated the fighters and ran
them home. The outcome is anxiously
The Pioneer Press of a recent date
says E. W. Caldwell, editor of the Sioux
Falls Press, and "Mel" Grigsby, of the
same city were in St. Paul the other day
and "played billiards with four balls."
Terrible! It is just such things as this
that has kept Dakota out of the union
so long! We will give "Cal" and "Mel"
a pointer. If they desire to go to
Washington as our representatives they,
have "got to learn the three ball game.
The senate and house have each ap
pointed a eooference committee on the
reservation bill and in a very few days
tho status of that question will be set-,
tied as far as the present congress
concerned. It is thought by all, who
are in a position to know, that the pres
ident will sign the bill as soon as it
The election on the adoption of the
constitution and the two amendments—
prohibition and the capital location
will be voted on, on May 15 of this year.
We will this.early prophesy in regard to
their fate. The prohibition clause will
be defeated and the capital will be
changed from Huron to Pierre.
Dakota is rarely troubled with flies.
The school population of the territory
has increased 870.5 per cent in the last
ten years, and it also shows the largest
increase in the divorce movement during
the past five years of any commonwealth
in the Union.
The soldiers' home bill ran against the
governor's veto. Church says the ap
propriation was too small to build a first
class building. It cannot be passed
over the veto.
Senator Kenna, of West Virginia, has
at last been re-elected by a joint vote of
46 to Governor GofFs 45. The legis
lature lias teen balloting for nearly
Jame6 C. Flood, the old-time partner
of Mackay, died at Heidelberg, Germany,
last week. He was supposed to be worth
Dr. Bliss, who attained considerable
notoriety as Garfield's physician, died
last Thursday in Washington.
The ex-territorial veterinarian is being
pulled over the coals by an investigating
Where is the old one-state partyt
New Mexico is—in the soup.
The carpetbag must go.
TBS OMAHA DAILY BEPUBLIGAR,
This newspaper is now offered to the
public at'the unprecedently low price of
$5.00 per year, or 20 cents a month.
The Republican is a 4-page, 7-oolumn
paper on week days, and 8 pages (or
more) on Sundays. It is new and com
plete in every detail, and is the best,
cheapest and handsomest paper pub
lished in Nebraska.
Bend for sample copy.
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H. E. BAILEY, President.
D, A. M'PHEliyoN. Vice-President.
Board of DiraotorO.
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E. Bailey, represfntutiTp of the Corbin
Rumor says tlio telegraphic dispatch
concerning the closing of the Harney
Peak tin deal, recently published in the
Rapid paper was a cruel hoax, and
nearly terminated in a first-class funeral.
Why, even in Scooptown after an is
sue like the ADVERTISER'S of last week,
fcbe newspaper met) are not compelled to
Yuloan Doner, on Jnactfon Arenas,
Having again taken possession of my shop I respectfully solicit a continuance
of the liberal patronage the shop has always enjoyed. I have made a great reduc
tion in prices, which will enable everyone to pay cash when work is done. Witfe
my superior facilities for doing general blackstuithing, I guarantee satisfaction 1B
Loan and Real Estate
Money I Lowest Terms
•ON CITY AND FARM PROPERTY.
FARM & CITY PROPERTY FOR SALE
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