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HY\^k h\ W JJtA. I" I,- & 9 a ft •fyv fer & i, }$. yij ifc, ki NEWSY NOTES OF THE WEEK .v B. D. Miller, of Yievvfield was In town Saturday. Mrs. C. I). Royce was visiting in Philip last week. W. W. Soule was campaigning in Pltfilip last Saturday. Chris Dow, of Box Elder, was in Rapid City, Monday. $. E. Roberts is visiting his brother at Owanka this week. A. T. Strack from near Sulphur was in Rapid City Sunday. T. McCain went to Wasta Tuesday morning for a short visit. _Mrs. A. Griffith ol' (,'onala was a visitor in this city Monday. "O. E. Sweet spent the lirst of the wpek in Sturgis on business. •Mrs. Ida Zinsmaster and daughter spent Sunday in Hot Springs. F. M. Penrose is spending a few days on his claim near Brushie. Mrs. F. A. Maynard, of Mitchell, is the guest of friends in this city. M. L. Fuller, of Conata was in Rapid City the first of the week. Judge McGee went to Dead wood the lirst of the week to hold court. A. D. Went/.y, of Scenic, was a business caller in this city Monday. Miss Bertha Crowley, of New Un derwood is attending the city schools. J. A. Clark, of Keystone, was a bus ness caller in Rapid City last Satur day. W. A. Walker and wife of Yankton were in this city the lirst of the week. M. V. Trueblood of Shelton, la., was in Rapid City the lirst of the week. Owen Swinehart and wife have re turned from a visit with relatives in Iowa. G. M. Martin, of Deadwood, was transacting business in this city, Tuesday. Irvin Leedy returned from a week's stay at his ranch, about 40 miles north of Philip. Mansford II. Martin, of Oak City, Mo., was in Rapid City the lirst of the week. Isaac Cobb, of Merriwell, N. D., is the guest of friends in Rapid City, this week. Rev. C. D. lloyse went to Ains worth, Neb., the lirst of the week for a visit. Mrs. J. D. Johnson, of Piedmont, was shopping in Rapid City the first of the week. Miss Edith Zink, of Rockerville, was the guest of C. N. Laws and wife last Saturday. William Scott, of Smithwick, was transacting business in this city the lirst of the week. J. W. Dickson and wife, of Yank ton, were in Rapid City, Saturday, euroute to Mystic. f'1SJPS My Miss Ada Ilunt, of Sturgis. was the wart £0 guest of Mr. and Mrs. George Hunt Miss Uelen went to Spearflsh where the first of the week. she will attend the Normal. You Should help If you believe in the principles of the republican party—such as advocated by Theodore Roosevelt —you should subscribe for the BLACK HILLS UNION and help fight the battle of the people. You owe it to your party to stand loyal to its interests. You owe it to yourself if loyally republican. Stand up and be Counted The subscription price is $1.50 a year. If you are now a subscriber why not get somq one of your friends-to subscribe? Every little bit helps. We would appreciate it. r:We Chas. S. Walker, of Mystic was in this city, Wednesday. Philip Rathgeber of Dalzell was transacting business in this city Wednesday. M. II. Mitton of Wilkes Uarre, Pa., was in Rapid City Monday and Tues day on business. J. 11. Monroe, of Rapid City, was a Hayes visitor the first of the week.— Stanley Co. Homestead. C. A. 1\ irvin, of Oaks. X. D.. was the guest of his sister, Miss Cora Kir vin, the lirst of the week. Miss Clara Peterson went to Rapid City last Saturday where she will at tend school Philip News. Miss Ella Johnson returned to her home at New Underwood the lirst of the week alter a short stay here. Ada Hunt left Saturday for Rapid City to visit with her uncle George Hunt and family.—Sturgis Press. J. L. Crofut, has arrived from Chad ron and is the new ticket agent for the Chicago & North Western. Mrs. John Trigg and Mrs. James Sharp who were in attendance at the M. 10. conference returned Monday. J. D. Hale returned Tuesday from Rapid City where he spent a couple of days on business. -Sturgis Record. Clyde McCain, of New Underwood, was in Rapid City Saturday, enroute home from a business trip in Michi gan. Miss Inez and Ruth Jones left the first of the week for Des Moines where they will attend school this winter. W. M. Cox and wife returned from Philip the lirst of the week where they spent several days at the con ference. Jack Corcoran of this city, accom panied by his father A. J. Corcoran a merchant of Wasta, were Hot Springs visitors last Sunday. Valentine Zink, wife and daughter have returned to their home at Sterl ing, Neb., after a visit with their relatives, Mr. and Mrs. C. N. Laws. Rev. W. S. Grim, of the Methodist church, returned from Philip, Mon day, where he had been in attendance at the conference. Rev. Grim will remain for the next year. Mr. and Mrs. C. W. Brown, of Rapid City, were Spearlish visitors on Thursday. Mr. Brown is manager of the Rapid City Light and Power com pany.—Spearlish Enterprise. Win. B. Mallory, of Hermosa, was a business caller at this office last Fri day. Mr. Mallory is the inventor of a spring wheel tire which he is preparing to put on the market. Rev. Robert Mclntye, of St. Paul bishop of the M. E. church, was in Rapid City, Monday morning for a few hours, lie had been in atten dance at the M. E. Conference at Philip. Mrs. Kelliher and daughter Miss Helen, of Conata, were the guests of Misses Madge and Linnie Kelliher, last Saturday. Mrs. Kelliher left for an extended visit in Colorado and do printing of all kinds at reasonable prices Give us a trial. The office is at 530 Main street. Phone Red-271. Send in the news and' help make the paper interesting. Communications of all kinds always printed ^SVe do all kinds of printing, neatly and on short notice.^Letter heads, note heads, statements, bill heads, envelopes, cards, pamphlets, auction sale bills,, gutter snipes, novelty cards, blotters, etc. at 530 Main Street. A. M. .Tones, of Omaha, was calling on friends here this week. George Hunt and wife attended the state fair at Huron this week. M. L. Nicholson, of Ft. Dodge, la., is visiting in this city for a few days. Miss Lillian Johnston, of Quinn, visited W. E. lUuer and family la»si week. Mrs. W. II. Bond, of Custer was the guest of friends in this city this week. Win. Franklinof Wasta, was trans acting business in Rapid City this week. Miss Murrill Gay spent a few days in Sturgis this week the guest of friends. Mrs. J. C. Sherman and daughter Miss Fanny of Pactola, were guests of Mrs. YV. E. Smith several days this week. You should take the Union—$1.50. The Central Stanley county fair will be held at Philip the last week in September. The Rapid City Business College has organized a basket ball team which promises to be a good one. The Interstate Livestock Fair will be held at Sioux City next week. Several from here will be in atten dance. W. C. Benfer has sold the Lead Register to Ed. BaUenger who has been connected with the paper for some time. Frank S. Stratton, republican nom inee for the legislature of Lawrence county, has resigned, giving business interests as his reason. Chauncey L. Wood of this city, democratic nominee for governor, was addressing the democracy in the east ern part of the state last week. Rockribbed Republican Maine went Democratic for the lirst time in thirty years Monday, electing a Dem ocratic governor and two congress men. The following Pennington county people were shippers to the Sioux City market Monday: Ab Otis, Farm ingdale T. Eriekson, II. Rickguar, Wall Clay Oliver, Rapid City. Several hunting parties were out after ducks this week and we under stand were quite successful. The law was out on the 10th and many took the lirst opportunity to indulge in the sport. The Sunday school convention for the Black llills district is to occur at Deadwood Sept. 24 and 25. Com mittees will be appointed next Sab bath by the various churches to look after the details of the meeting Deadwood Telegram. A newspaper subscriber once re ceived a dun through the post office and it made him mad. He went to see the editor about it, and the editor showed him a few duns of his own one for paper, one for type, one for fuel and several others. "Now," said the editor, "I didn't get mad when these came because I knew that all I had to do was to ask several reliable gentlemen like you to come in and help me out, and then I could settle them all." When the subscriber saw how it was he relented, paid up and renewed for another year. —Ex. The women of South Dakota are mostly quietly attending to the duties of their homes and have little oppor tunity except by petition and prayer to show their interest in the suffrage movement. But many women whose work enable them to get out are ener getically working in the field for the amendment. Rev. Henrietta Lyman whose family is now grown, Rose Bower with her cornet, Mrs. Julius Johnson, Mrs. Nina Pettigrew, Mrs. Pliilena Johnson, Miss Ursin of Nor way, besides Dr. Aylesworth, Dr. Taylor and Mr. French, are a few of those who have been working in the state to convince the voters of the reasonableness of suffrage for women. Besides these a large force of women are writing for their home papers and doing all in their power to convince men that women really want the ballot—From Suffrage Press Notes. A new disease is spreading among the cows of the county which has al ready reached milkers in several town ships. Our attention was called to the disease tills week by Dr. L. P. Brew ster who has been called to treat sev eral cases. The malady seems to effect the mouth more particularly, though the first symptoms are shown when the cow begins to go dry. Large cankers form in the roof of the mouth and back of the teeth below, and gradually spreads until the entire mouth is one large blister. The cow cannot eat and soon begins to dry up. In some instances th$se canker sotes have appeared is the nose, but are mostly confined to the mouth, just what causes the disease is not known but vthie supposition ip that the lack of rain and short grass have resulted in the development- of a poisonous weed that the cows have been feeding on. People who oiwn and are milking cows, especially where tl*ey ar§ kept in the pasture throughout the day. should keep close tab on thgm. -Ver million Republican.: «.r rv» TrtjBw-, '"stasSf 1 'F'lll} 'U& TJ •». p/i, '.w: Subscribe for the Onion—SI.5o. Old papers for saJ cents per bunch. at this office, 5 The total enrollment in the schools is close to (i"0 p.ipils. city Several from here attended the old settlers meeting at Hot Springs Iart week. The National Live Stock Excha'.i" holds its annua] meeting in St. Lou:.* next week. William Dawson of thi? city wo the Shetland pony in tl".e Saturda.» levelling Post's agents' cr nlest. Subscriptions taken fur any maga zine or paper published at lowest rates at McXamara's Hook Store. t£ Lincoln Martin a ,id son left Tues day for liice Lake, Wis., with the re mains of a son who died here in the spring. The Stanley county fair will be held at Kadoka, next week, Sept. 21 2.5. It promises to be a tirst class L-ounlv fair. The Northwestern carpenter crew left for Chadron Tuesday, after ma i ing some needed improvements at the stock yards. The Rapid Steam Laundry has pur chased an Overland delivery automo bile which will be used in connection with their business. Gathering pine cones has become quite an industry around 1 Lill City, two car loads of cories being shipped from that point last week. The second ball team of Rapid City did not go to Sturgis Sunday as sched uled, as at train time they received a message stating that it was raining at that place. Word has been received here that Mrs. Fred Sargent, who formerly re sided in this city, died at her home in Hampton, la., August 28. She is survived by a husband and live chil dren. P. V. Fitzpatrick, of Rapid City, came down Monday for a short visit at the State Home. r. Fitzpatrick is a member of the Board of Com missioners of the Home Hot Springs Star. The entertainment at the Opera house Saturday night under the direc tion of the Equal Suffrage Associa tion was quite a success. A liberal, crowd was present and enjoyed the affair. There will be Luthern services Sun day, Sept. 25tli, at 2 o'clock p. m., in the city hall. In the absence of the regular pastor, Rev. O. E. Ileilmaui will preacli the sermon. Everybody welcome. Elmer F. James of Shoshoni, Wyo., and Miss Grace Taylor, of Piedmont were united in marriage at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Gay, Mon day, Rev. J. F. Blodgett performing the ceremony. Supt. Kamuion, of the Pahasa com pany, and Mr. Duncan, of London, England, who is making an examina tion of the company's tin prospects from a geological standpoint, are spending a few days in Rapid City Harney Peak News. Earl Brainard, Deadwood, S. D,» Chief Clerk, Supt. of N. W. R. R., has been out of school less than four years. He studied shorthand under Mr. and Mrs. Brown, now in Rapid City (S, D) Business College. Aslc him about the Browns. Charles L. Hyde, Jr., Will Starker and Edmund Jacobsen returned tlais* morning from the Hills. They spe^t a few days at Ilisegaand then walked to Harney Peak and Custer, visiting Sylvan Lake, Wind Cave and Hot Springs. They had a line outing Pierre Dakotan. The submission to the voters of a Constitutional Amendment granting suffrage to women is declared for in a plank of the platform adopted by the California State Republican Con vention held in San Francisco, Sept. 7. Three rousing cheers followed its adoption—Woman's Journal. May Hall completed the steno graphic course in Mankato (Minn.) Commercial College, last week. She wis sent to a good position at $50 a month. We predict she will soon be getting $100 a month. Just think of it. Why don't you take a course in that school? Send for catalog. John H. Martin M. D., formerly House Surgeon at the Illinois Chari table Eye and Ear Infirmary, Chicago, has located in Lead and Deadwood for the treatment of diseases of the eye, ear, nose and throat. Office hours in Deadwood from 1:00 to 3:00 p. m. at the office of Dr. Schneerer. 8tf Hunters and forest rangers coming in from the country a few' miles west of here, report, seeing a''small band of elk about 12 miles west of the city. The elk disappeared at once upon being seen and it is though that their presence in this section is due to the forest fires in the northwest which have driven them east Rapid City dispatch in Argus-Leader. 3 *y ir* A troop of cavalry from Sturgis has Cf ,mped north of Rapid City for a few .iys. The South Dakota State University opened for the year at Vermillion Monday with prospects for a record breaking attendance. In last week's issue of this paper we stated that Mrs. Bachman died at the city hospital. We were misin formed as the lady died at Mrs. Sophia Westberg's. Cristy Pryer, who has been em ployed in the city engineer's depart ment all summer left today for Rapid City, where he will resume his stud in the state school of mines—Aber deen News. At the preliminary trial of Tim Murphy charged with shooting at '•Church" Hall, in Judge Exline's court Wednesday, Murphy wasgranted a change of venue to Judge Joy's court. The case will come up again Monday. The Misses Hanna and Bessie Knapp, of Rapid City, Mrs. John Mulleague and Richard Knapp, of Lead and Mrs. Van Cam pen from northwest of town, children and grandchildren of Mr. and Mrs. T. E. Knapp,.attended the family reunion at the Knapp home Monday. A fare well dinner was served which was enjoyed by all. Misses Hanna and Hessie went to Rapid City last eve wing where they are running a mani !curing parlor.—Wall Record. BELLE FiiURCBE Irrigation Project Great S..c cess-Governmenn Engin eers Inspect Great South Dakota Project .It is said that the P.oard of United States Engineers that recently visited the Government Irrigation Project at Be.lle Fourche is apparently very much interested in the advantages ifciich the Project offers, and it is be lievedthat they will recommend to Congress additional expenditures for t.ais development work. The cost figures for the Belle .Fourche project are among the lowest tlbe Government Reclamation Service lias been able to secure. Over 100,000 of land have been reclaimed and the Chicago & North Western Railway has opened an extension of its Black llills line from Belle Fourche to the Government town site at Newell. Settlers are taking the farms as poon as they are placed over the ditch and the Belle Fourche Valley, which lias heretofore been strictly a cattle range country, promises to become densely populated at an early date, and a region with splendid crops. Belle Fourche is nearer the eastern markets than many of -lie other Gov eminent projects. The C. & N. W. Ry., maintains two direct lines to Chicago and the east. The party consists of Brigadier General Marshall, retired (who was until recently at the head of the U. S. Engineers), Col. Biddle, Col. Long litt, Major Ilarts, Major Kutz, Major Burges, Mr. F. H. Newell, Director of the Reclamation Service and Mr. R. F. Walter, Reclamation Service Engineer who was in direct charge of tue work being done by the Govern ment at Belle Fourche. Salary Ordinance The following ordinance was passed at the meeting of the city commis sioners Tuesday night. ORDINANCE NO. 179 An ordinance fixing the salaries of the varies city officials and commis sioners of the City of Rapid City. Be it ordained by the Board of Commissioners of the city of Rapid City, South Dakota. Section 1. That the salaries of the various officials of Uie city of Rapid City and the Board of Commissioners of said City, herein mentioned shall be as follows, towit: Mayor, from and after May 2nd, 1910, $125.00 per annuln, payable quarterly. Commissioners from and after May 2nd, 1910, $125.00 per annum, payable quarterly. Treasurer from and after August 1, 1910, $500.00 per annum, payable quarterly. Auditor from and after August 1st. 1910, $500.00 per annum, payable monthly. Assessor $400 per annum. Chief of police $75 per month, nay able monthly.. Night policeman $75 per month, payable monthly. Paid Fireman $50 per month pay able monthly. YJ' City attorney $300 per annum from and after May 2nd, 1910 payable quar terly. City engineer $8.00 per day. Supt. of water and sewers $75 per month, payable monthly. Sec, 2. All ordinances' or parts of ordinances in conflict herewith are hereby repealed. HIDDEN DANGERS Na'ure Gives Timely Warn ings That No Rapid City it an A to Ignore Danger Signal No. 1, comes from the kidney secretions. They will warn you when'the kidneys are sick. Well kidneys excrete a clear, amber fluid. Sick kidneys send out a thin, pale and foamy, or a thick, red, ilismelling urine, full of sediment and irregular of passage. Danger Signal No. 2 comes from the back. Back pains, dull and heavy or sharp and acute, tell you of sick kidneys and warn you of the approach of dropsy, diabetes and Bright's di sease. Doan's Kidney Pills cure sick kidneys and cure them permanently. Here's Rapid City proof: David .Aken, 119 First Sit., Rapid City, S. Dak., says: "Last winter I had a bad attack of kidney complaint and could hardly stoop. The pain and lameness in my back was almost unbearable and I was afflicted with a distressing weakness of the kidneys. Doan's Kidney Pills were linally pro cured from Phillips & Knox's Drug Store and they restored ine to good health. I consider this remedy worthy of the highest endorsement." For sale bv all dealers. Price 50 cents. Koster-Milburn Co., Buffalo, New York, sole agents for the United States. Remember the name—Doan's and take no other. City's Professional Directory. CHARLSS W. BROWN. Attorney a Counsellor at Law Ollice in Pennington County bank building. Will practice in ail state and federal courts. C. L. WOOD II. E. KDWAliDS WOOD & EDWARDS, Attorneys and Counsellors at Law Rooms :i and 4 Wood building, St. Joe street. Practice in all courts and be fore United States land office. J. F. SCIIKADBK C. L. LEWIS iCHRADER & LEWIS, Attorneys and Counsellors at Law Office on St. Joe street. Practice in state and federal courts. GEO. WILLIAMS O. E. SWEET WILLIAMS & SWEET, Attorneys and Counsellors »»t Law Ollice in First National bank build ing. Practice, state and federal courts THOS. R. NELSON, Attorney and Counsellor at Law Rooms Security bank block. Pract ice in all state and federal courts, U. S. land ollice and at Washington. BUELL & GARDNER, Attorneys and Counsellors at Law Office in Buell Block. Will practice in all State and Federal Courts. JAMES BOYD W. W. SOULK BOYD & SOULE. Attorneys and Counselors at Law Office over Pennington County Bank. Will practice in all State and Federal Courts. ROBERT BURTON Lawyer. Office over Pennington County Bank. H. G. C. ROSE, M. D., Oph. V- -V'" 4 G.7 Physician and Surgeon, Office up stairs, 612 St. Joe Street Rapid City, So. Dak. Special Practice Eye and Fitting Lent. W. E. Robinson. M.D. PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON RAPID CITY, SO DAK. 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