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h-'- MmMl saSfj .• htSSm Pierre Weekly Free Press. «v ntuic I'ltisssco, rilJi DAILY FKEE PRBSS, Published ovcry evening oxcept Sunday, at Pierre, Sunt It Dakota if delivered by enrrior to /ill parts ol lie city ut SO cents per week, or 75 cents per month, tiUUtfCItlPVlON RATES. Daily, three months, postngo pMd Si M) Daily, RIX N)ftUy, mouth*, posture paid 00 one year, poBtnge paid 0 00 THE WEEKLY FltfiE PRESS, €ight PHRCP containing a summary of the news of the week, both foreign and Jocal published every Thursday, postage paid to any mlilrcse lor one year, $1*50 six mouths. "'S cents three months. 40conta» Advertising rates made knowu on applica tion, either In person or byletter. Address all letters and telegrams intended for publication to the paper, and not to any Individual connected therewith, and thereby 4voJd delay. Where to Get It. The Daily FREE PUESR is kept on sale at tlio following places IN PiEKlte. Win. M. Kemp & Co., Pierre street. T. W. Moron* Vost-ollieo Rlock. The Locke Nnwf Stand, The Loeke. News Depot, Park Hotel Office. Wells House. FORT 1'LTIRKH. KetchurnV real estate office. Economy is the watchword this :is it Wiis lii.st si'ssion, iml it is tt gooi! watel: wonl to slntid l»v. Tin Aljcidccn Nntvn thinks 110 cm'.cnei! bo jjivun tins report in in it or I Tins .Sio:i\ Fulls Press takes occasion to vc.bnki! OIK of our city caiitunipovsirics for h:it it considers mi apparent :it tenipt to kick that which is down. A national convention of railroad coininis-sioners will bu held in Washing ton on March i. A number of import ant matters will come before the con vention. Members ot the legislature can keep their constituents thoroughly informed at a very low price by sending them the Weekly PI:I:SS. Special rates given to members. The state board of pharmacy has is sued a call for a regular session to meet in Pierre next Wednesday, the 7th ilist. The class for examination will be or ganized 011 that day. Taking both hoti-es of the legislature as th.'.y voted yesterday on I he speaker ship of the house ai.d the organization of the senate, there wouid be a lie oil .joint ballot. I'll is is close figuring. Prominent headlines in different newspapers announce, thai the Jinlians are spoiling for a light. If the army (lo :s its duty they will doubtless be spoiling in another manner before spring. Senator Iugalls is making a hard light for re-election in Kansas, but the cards are against him. A farmer's alliance man will 110 doubt step into his position, and the senate will lose one of its shin ing lights. The Dead wood Times is another good paper that got out a rousing big New Years edition. If other lines of business would display the enterprise shown by the home newspapers the country would dwell under prosperous and long-lived booms. It is pretty well assured that the In dian dillieulties will cause' a radical change in the Indian policy of the gov ernment. In view of the past none can doubt, that it will bo a hard matter to make a change that will not be for the better. The FitEii Pit ESS hopes that the gath ering of the independents in caucus at Huron, which was reported, was har monious. It is going to take something in a.Idition to harmony to solve the iinaneial problem that looks them in the face. The llighmore Bulletin SaturiUy con tained a largo amount of matter that would come under the lottery head, be ing the numbers drawing priises in an annual gift distribution. The post matter at High more should post up on the law. The attention of the people of the en tire country is directed toward Pierre now, watching the coining senatorial conflict. It is a matter of national in terest, for upon it almost hangs the po litical complexion of the next United States senate. Fighting still continues around Pine Ridge and the Bad lands, and Gen. Miles is personally conduoting the cam paign. The Indian uprising is develop ing, seemingly, into a first class war. It will hardly extend beyond the limits os the present scene of hostilities, how ever. The lottery intluenco in North Da kota this winter is not going to cut a very wide swath as it did during the last session of the legislature. From appearances the "octopus" is about ready to surrender itself to the united advance of congressional legislation and moral public opinion. The following obituary will bo read by the newspaper boys in the state, who were acquainted with tbo deceased, with such feelings of regret as are tempered with the thought it is ever so —there are some "sleeps thai know no waking." It is from the Spring Lake Star: "With this issue of the Star we expect to discontinue the art of printing for a season. Perhaps wo will got again resurrect the Star but let it HP Jr I'tA *¥1 •Li Pi- sleep the 'sleep that knows 110 waking,' and again we may conclude to resurrect it at no distant day, and we may con clude to hunt new quarters for it at once." TlHi INDIAN (JPK1SINC. After the turn the Indian uprising has taken there is no other course left but for the government to give Gen. Miles full charge and settle the matter accord ing to the military way. He should be left entirely alone to carry on the cam paign to a full conclusion without in terference. It has been the proud boast of the Sioux since 1862, and cyon before, that they were never whipped by the govern ment. They have with impunity com mitted outrage upon outrage, and in stead of being brought to account for it by the government they have been al lowed to go free, and have been fed and fawned upon still further, that they might fatten and be the better able to repeat the performance. The situation now 011 the lower agen cies is warlike to say the least. After the first light, Tuesday, iill the Indian forces, including those who were in clined to be friendly, have gone on the war path, and are doing all in their power harass the troops, having even scattered across the borders of the res ervation south into the Nebraska set tlements. They mean business from the word go, and every sealp of a white person that strays in their way is taken as a trophy. The administration will not be doing justice to the settlers in the west, and even to the Indians themselves, if the present course is allowed to continue. The time for feasting the. Indians and making them the objects of munilieent charity tinder a mistaken idea of phil— anthrophy is past. They have been as sured of good treatment as long as they were content to remain 011 their agen cies in idleness. But mnrder lias been in the hearts of a greater number of the Sioux always, and the present is the natural outcome of what has been brooding in their minds. The soldiers who were Killed and wounded at the fight near Pine Ridge Tuesday, were of the Seventh cavalry, and some of them belonged to the regi meiit during the Custer campaign, over fourteen years ago, and had waited all that time for vengeance, which was not long in coming when the chance was given. Nobody but the eastern crank will blame them for having shot down the red devils 011 every hand, and pur suing them for that, purpose. It will be a profitable lesson to those that are left. The FUEE Pit ESS bel ves in seeing equal justice done on allisides, and can see no reason why an Indian murderer should bo protected any more than white. For this reason Gen. Miles should be allowed to proceed without let or hindrance. THE JUSSOIJII mv'Kii. There is one good point, in addition to the many others contained in the inter view with Senator Moody in this issue, that wc call attention to. He dwells particularly on the advantages to be gained by the early improvement of the Missouri river water-way from Sioux City to its source, and the effect it will have in cheapening railroad rates both east and west of the river. The senator has evidently given this subject careful consideration and speaks from a keen insight and knowledge »f the situation. There is 110 use in talk ing—the Missouri river is bound some day to cut a big figure in the freight rates of the northwest, and the sooner that day arrives that much sooner will the people reap the great benefits in store. Nature never placcd a mighty stream navigable for several thousand nuies through the land for the exclusive use of fish, fowls and iloaters. With a proper and just appropriation for this stream by the general govern ment it can be made to return into the pockets of the people ten-fold of the amount they are taxed for its improve ment. Senator Moody can acooniplish much in this line, if returned to the post he has so ably filled during tlio short term of congress past. THE WORLD'S FAIR. Tha FREE PRESS Jwishes to call the attention of the legislature to matters fcliat may mean much to the state dur ng the next two or three years. We refer to the world's fair at Chicago, which wi'l open before another legisla ture meets, and even now the various states of the^union are making prepara tion for a display of products that will call the attention of the world to them. While the financial condition of South Dakota will not permit the [expenditure that most states will indulge in, she cannot afford to be unrepresented. In the judgment of tids paper, the commis sioner of immigration should be provided with sufficient means to go ahead and make all necessary arrangements, and coun ties and towns will doubtless do their part in the matter. A branch office of the commissioner of immigration should 1)3 established at once in Chicago so •that our interests cau be fully looked after by one vested with official author ity. For the next three years Chicago will be the immigration center of the country and of the world, and if South Dakota would avail itself of the oppor tunities she must bid for business, work for it, and be on hand early. Our state is in need of new blood, new capital is dm, all if she makes the right effort. This is one of the most important matters to come before the legislature. and new business and she can get them equal to those now provided, at a cost W Ik WONDERFUL FINANCIERING. Under the caption of "A Solution of the Financial Problem," yesterday's Daily Capital worked out the financial problem of the state, presumably to its own satisfaction. The FIIKE PKESS wants' to see expenses cut down to the low est possible figure consistent with good government, but docs not want to see the state seriously crippled. The Capi tal is right in estimating the state reve nue for general purposes at $250,000, though it may exceed this sum by a few thousands. Following is the table given by tho Capital, t'ic first column givirtg the present appropriation and tho second as that journal would have it: Appropri ation bill. ion I Salaries of executive and ju dicial officials Governor's oilice Office of secretary of state-... State auditor's office State treasurer's office.. .... Attorneyttcneral'tf office..«. Office of commissioner of school and public lands.... Office of superintendent of public instruction Supreme court ofllcc Acting on commission Salaries of members of the senate and house of rep resentatives, clerks and other employes, and mile age Printing County school institute#..... University of Dakota Madison normal Bcnool Spearllsh normal pcliool Dakota reform school Dakota agricultural college.. School of mines School for deaf mutes Dakota penitentiary Hospital for tho insane Soldiers* home Commissioner of immigration Commissioner labor, immi gration nnd arbitration be tween employes and cor porations (clerk and ex pense) Railroad commissioners H'lilroud and warehouse commissioner tone, clerk nnd expense) CO mnlssioner of insurance mill mnnfctl corporations olher than railrotids anil wnrntiouHce (one, also clerk nnC expense) Public examiner Stnte mtlitia Insurance 011 public build ings Compcnisatiou clerks of land olticc Veterinary Hiir^eon Management hoard of cliiiritics and correction Hoard of reffcntf and trust cos Inspector of ininc» Knglnccrof irrigation As cut down $30,000 1,700 2,700 5,100 1,700 !M) S30.000 1,500 1,000 1,500 1.000 two 2,153 2,000 3,800 1,700 •1,500 2.000 1,500 61.207 7,000 2,000 24,700 11,700 12.300 IS,000 18,000 8,000 11,800 31,311 0-1,090 10,500 7,700 (K.000 5,000 13,000 s.ooo K.OOO 5,000 5,000 •1,000 8,000 23,300 -I'J, 800 5.000 2.000 0,000 2,000 2,000 2,250 •1,000 4,500 800 1,700 000 2.000 2,000 2,5011 1,500 $305,121 (250,100 In looking down the column we liml a reduction from $2,700 to $1,000 as ex penses of office of secretary of state. This would practically close the office as it would not be possible to get along with less than one good clerk, and there should be two, and every year several hundred dollars must be expended in new books, blanks, stationery, postage, etc. The auditor's ofiico would be given $1,500, of which at least $1,000 would have to go for postage, blanks, books and incidentals, leaving not more than $500 for the pay of two clerk-3. In tho treasurer's ofliee they would have$l,000 for clerk hire, books, postage, etc. The legislative expenses are given lower than it would be possible to make them with a sixty-day session unless the mem bership were cut down, which in fact should be done. The printing is placed at $5,000, when what the constitution requires cannot be done for twice that sum. The ofliee of commissioner of immigration would be abolished and another office charged witJLi more than double the burden with only $2,000 for salary, clerk hire, post age, printing, advertising, traveling ex penses, etc. These figures look some thing like sarcasm. An insurance and corporation commissioner is figured, on with $2,000 available for all purposes which would but little more than pay for postage, books and blanks to say nothing of clerk hire, salary and travel ing expenses. It would also abolish the law providing for getting lists of lands proved up on, so that said land could be taxed, and thus save $800 at the ex pense of thousands in taxes. We have said nothing about tho public institu tions, but few of them could stand the cuts indicated without practically clos ing their doors, although some of them probably could, and all could stand some cuts. In the judgement of the FBEE PIJESS it would be better to abolish an ofliee or close an institution than to put it on a basis that would ruin its usefulness, and wc still hold to a former opinion that it will- be nccessary to compel coun ties to bear a considerable portion of tho state burdens. A HUi OFFERING. In view of the fact that the North western road has presented to the state of South Dakota a most princely gift in the shape of the capitol grounds, this city can afford to overlook alleged in justice, real or unreal, said to have been shown towards the city in the past. Tho capitol grounds deeded over are now worth a fortune in hard cash, and would sell for enough to make anybody independently rich. But the best thing in this connection is that Pierre has fulfilled her ante-elec tion pledge, by securing the deeding of these grounds, together with the com modious building standing thereon, over to the state, with 110 price or .con dition whatever. In the practice of that most rigid economy which the scate is compelled to undertake, the gift of this property will prove a big quantity in the money saving work. Suppose that the state should be compelled to hire quarters A Irt of one or two thousand dollars per year this would be a big item in tho expense account saved. The FREE PRESS is not engaged in any attempt to laud the virtues of Pierre but it can point with pride to her course, and tho honorable members of the legis lature now assembling and the people of the state generally, we hope, are willing to concede that Pierre is duly grateful for the honor of being made the permanent capital, and that a num ber of the whole-souled citizens, by their deed qtthe capitol building, and the city, by having secured the deed of tho capitol grounds received from the Northwestern, have done their part.' THE fiOVEKNOH'S IHE.SSAGK. The FREE PRESS takes pleasure in re ferring to tho message of Gov. Mellette which was delivered yesterday, and which appeared in full in yesterday's paper. While not disposed to flatter, wo can truthfully say that it is one of the ablest and most exhaustive state papers wc have ever read, and is in itself a history of the state for a year and will give the careful reader a thorough insight into the a flairs of a great state. The governor has apparent ly omitted nothing that is of interest and while a portion is given to figures, facts and statistics, the whole of it is readable as well as instructive. The governor urges the most rigid economy, and advises that the pruning hook be used wherever it can without impairing the public service. He gives figures which arc indisputable, showing that it will bo absolutely neeessary to cut down expenses almost one-half, and points out many ways in wiiieli saving can be made. As our readers can all read the message in full for themselves, wo will not now discuss it more at length but will have occasion to frequently discuss portions of it. Wc reiterate that it is an able document, and has received much commendation, and should be carefully considered by every tax paj-er of the stato. Wc reproduce the closing portion in which timely suggestions are made to the legislature: "These suggestions, mainly repetitions made to tho first leg islature of the slate arc presented as tlie honest convictions of the executive, touching the pressing duties with which we are charged. In new or doubtful fields of legislation, proceed with caution. Take heed lest your zeal out strip your judgment and so increase the evils jou would overcome. Weigh your opinions with your opponents' hold fast what is good and discard what is faulty, that truth may prevail. While civil government was instituted to protect tho weak against tho strong, the shiftless and simple-minded from the avaricious and cunning, it was not intended to defeat God's first law, that man should lire to labor. The province of legislation is not to foster idleness, but to stimulate effort not to destroy ambition, but to elevate and di rect it to preserve with jealousy the social institutions which ennoble hu man nature tojfoster religion, which furnishes divine ideals, and to promote a common education, iwbich is the pre server of all "You are further admonished that the time for your multifarious labors is brief, and not to put off till tomorrow your most important duties, but to en ter upon their discharge today." •'PIERRE'S ALL RIGHT." The Rapid City Journal, which has always been a good friend of Pierre and worked early and late at all times for the success of"-this city, editorially contains the following: "'According to reports from Pierre and other points in the state, the lobby at the capital during the senatorial fight will be a very large one. Strikers and blowers for the various aspirants to the senatorial chair are already gatheiing, and as some two weeks must elapse before a vote will be taken. Pierre will have the crowd ta cutertain for that length of time at least. Then there are members of the legislature, an army of men looking for positions as doorkeepers, clerks and what not, leaving out of consideration those who will attend just to sec the fun. Pierre will take care of all uud do it in good shapo. She accommodated a great crowd last winter, and acquitted her self with credit, Under adverse circum stances. She is now better prepared. Pierre will bo a lively place for the next s'xtyday8 at least. This will leave lier at the opening'of a boom certain to set in early in the spxing. Pierce's all right." The fusion victory in the organization of the house is not pleasa to repub licans, but they are not discouraged, and it is hardly probable that the threat of wholes-ale seating of democratic and independent contestants can or will be carried out. Tho fusion majority is too small to permit very radical measures, and it is believed that the combination cannot maintain its solid front very long. There are a great many inde pendents who are republicans on na tional questions, and when it come? to the election of a senator they will hardly be brought to believe that the in terests of the Btate can best be subserved by the election of a democrat or a man with democratic proclivities, and the good of the entire country will most likely induce them to help eleet a re publican. Of oourse tho demoorats .will try to whip the independents into line, but the independents are doing their own thinking and will do their own voting. While tho situation is by no means what it ought to be, it is by no means desperate, and there is but little doubt that the republicans will yet elect the senator. It is stated that J. C. McManima, the brainy editor of the FREE PRESS, is the parent of the intelligible portions of the forthcoming messugo of Gov. Mellette. His experience last year as a message writer will enable him to issuo an inter esting and valuable document. Wo do not .care who occupies tho executive chair if an intelligent person writes the messages.—Pierre Democrat. The above was doubtless intended to bo funny, and a slur at tho trover 11 or, but falls short of its mark. Tho people of South Dakota havo known Governor Mellette long enough to know that he does not need any help in writing his messages or in outlining, and carrying out any policy that is for the interest of the state thoy know him not only as' a man of ability but a man of consciencc and honesty who goes forward perform ing his duties iu a manner' that reflects credit oh the state and 011 himself as a man and an oflieial. He is a man of the people, and his sympathies arc with tliein. The governor's message will doubtless be an able and exhaustive state document, and ihe editor of the FREE PRESS would ice highly compli mented did everybody think him capa ble of the work. A gcoci suggestion now in order, which we suppose will be fully attend ed to without a reminder, is that the legislature might look into the artesian well business and figure 011 some way, the present session, to place this enter prise in hlmpe so that it may bo carried forward throughout the state in time for the agricultural interests to receive benefit therofrom next season. Wise legislation in this respect will have a marked efl'ect in promoting artesian ir rigation, which in turn will bo a God send to the farming portion of the state •really its most important. In the Nebraska legislature the re publicans and democrats are trying to unite against the independents, who out number them slightly, it seems to re vive the old saying that circumstances alter cases. In the South Dakota legis lature the independents and democrats seem to be uniting against the republi cans, whom they outnumber slightly. Now we want to hoar of a cast! where the independents and republicans are uniting against their friends, the enemy —the democrats. The lluralist, according to sentiments that have several times appeared in its columns, is favorable lotheRhincs vote recording machine, or some such scheme in dealing with elections. While all tho newly invented plans for such purposes certainly possess merits, and sometimes demerits, it would seem that the state's financial cmbarassmcnt would stand in the way of adoption in any shape. The death of M. A. Dauphin, president of tlie Louisiana State lottery, is another backset to that institution. Since the law passed by congress has gone into effect, prohibiting the lottery using the mails, it has .been rapidly going under, and 'stock that was formerly valued at $1,350 per share, but not on the market at any price, can not find a buyer now at $800. Its days are num bered. Gov. Boies, of Iowa, does not seem to havo the popularity now that was originally the cause of his election. Several bad breaks arc directly attrib utable to this, in which the credit of the state was made to suffer. The poople of Iowa will not make any more mis takes of this nature. One democratic governor in thirty years should satisfy them. L. L. Stevens, president of tlie San born county bank, which recently col lapsed, is said to be in a critical condi tion. The blow was more than bis health could stand, and eveu his mind has been affected by it. Mr. Stevens will be remembered as tho first treasurer of the Capital Investment company, and was for a time located in this city. South Dakota will have a display at the world's fair at Chicago, if arrange ments now under way are completed, that will be as unique an attraction as there will be in the great show. The board of directors are considering the project of having in the South Dakota exhibit a tin palace from the products of the Black Hills mines. Tho Sioux City Journal Thursday morning presented a mammoth Now Years edition consisting of forty-four pages. It represented a vast amount of brain force and mechanical skill, and is undoubtedly the best exposition of Sioux City's growth and present pro portions that was ever printed. The 'Journal is enterprising. One of the leading questions for con sideration by the members of the legis lature now assembling, it is truthfully claimed, is the reduction of their gown membership to the liard-pan basis. In no better way caH the practice of econ omy be put in play than this. A^laige sized legislature is neither L'ornamental nor useful. The eastern Indian philanthropist his a fine chance now to dwell on the wrongs of the noble red man. If a few of these people could be dratted into tho army and sent to the front it wonli|| soon take all the romance and sentimeflt^ out of them. But thoy are not built that way. 4 While South Dakota is dwellingunder balmy weather, with the doors of dwellings and business houses open to admit the warmth and sunshine, Ne braska, Kansas and other states in thSy west are buried in snow drifts and travel and traffic are almost impossible. In the cast they are experiencing floods,'1 with accompaniments of snow, sleet and rain. This is a compliment to the* weather we have out herp, though some consider it on the left handed order. A few six-foot snow storms during the winter, with a greater proportion of moisture daring thi^ warmer seasons would do more for the salvation of South Dakota than all the Italian gkies-'i, ever known, and the people could well afford to forgive the weather LEGISLATURE. The Senate. DUlrlct. Pcstoflicc. I—T. M. Stcwnrt 8—John h. Jollcy Vermillion. L. B. Prencb Yankton Peter Byrne Bon HorhmeBonHomme r»—w. p. !)unhnm....S«ddIo Creek Lincoln 0—A» I*. I'etermim....Parker Turner 7—Jacob Scliimldt. ..Mctino Untcbinsou A—John S. ttoan Armour.. Douglas:' -W A. B. Kittredge....Sionx PaHs...Minnehaha Lnsso Bothnm Pennington.... 10—Matthew White Snlcm McCoolc II—P.P. Wickhnm....Aloxundrio Hanson 12—H. O. Preston INIitchell Davison 13—J. L. Jleintx White Lnltc Aurora 14—1J. U. Willroflt Chamberlain Brule l.r»—3). K. Matthews...Eagan Moodj 10—It. C. Zimmerman.WontwortU Lake 17—I.L. birch Howard....* Minor 10--J. N. Smith Ada Jerauld. 18—W. C. Warner Forentberg Sanborn 50—II. I.Stearns Brookings....Brookings 51—J. C. Crawford Irwin KinkBbury 22—A. B. Melville Huron Beadle 23—\V. S. Major AVessington Hand 24—FrnnkDre llighmore Hyde 2!-Wm, Austin Pembroke Potter 20-D. S.Ureen Palmer Deuel 27—It. Dixon Vienna Hamlia 28—M. \V. Shertfe Wutertown.. Codington 29—J. I. Carrier. Cinrk Clark SO—F. J. Corey Kcdfleld Spink Wm.Bird., Mollettc 31—Z.D. Scott Milbank Grant *3~1). McFarhine Pierpoint Day 33—B. Abbott. West port Brown J. II. Kyle Aberdeen 34—7). T. Hlndni.-m Britton Marshall 35—It. W. Muxwoll Nortlivilie Faulk 30 K. G. Kennedy Kureka McPherson 37—J.* li. Horton Mound City..Campbell 38—F. '.J. Waslmbaugh.Deadwood....Lawrcnce W. S. O'Brien Lead City 39—David H.Clark Hapid City.Pennington 40—J. T. Potter Sturgis Meado 41—Issucher Scholtleld.Buffalo Gup Custer —M.J. White Bcreaford Union Isaac Moore Jefferson H.D.White 131k Point 2—H. J. Austin Vermillion Clay John Nbrin Dalcsbunr 3—James lloxeng Merindahl....,Yaiiktou Frank Lane LcRterviileJ.. F. Schnaubcr Yankton J. Q, Welo Yankton 4—H. N. Stout ..Lorrotta.,.Bon Homm* August Kocnlg, Tyndall.... John Wittmayer Scotland... 5—K. Moscript Sehna ...Lincoln It. O.Donokuo Worthing A. Sherman Canton 6—C. J. Bneh Hurley Turner M. A. Christcnseii.. ..DanevJIlo A. C. Uundeil Iluriey 7—U. Bucclilcr... Freeman...Hutchinson A.M. Kline Parkston,.. 8—»Wm. Clark Armour Douglas F. Peacock Armour 9—Leroy Walker Castalia Chas. Mix Ezekici Reeee........March 10—Jno. F.Norton Sioux Pall*.Minnehah& C. W. lIubbaLd .. It. Buchanan .. A Lars T.Aga Dell Rapids.. W. FKelley Lyons G. BanniBter....VnlleySprings Chas. Boy Wellington 11—U.J. Odell Monirope .McCook Jerome Hamuker....Spencer... 12—J. O. Bnrd Bard ..Hanson W. J. Vaudenacker.Emery K. JohnsQn..... -Mt..Vernon .Davison C. K. itaymoud Mt. Vernon 14—John Davis Plankinton Aurora J. 1). Bartow ..Plankinton 15—Louis Richards.....Kimball Bruit M. U. Covey Bijou IBUs ClarkS. Howo Chamberlain, 16—'J'hos. Fountain Column Moody J. E. Kelley Colman.......... 17—Frank Hammer Madison Lake Jaa. Keegan Winfred B. B. Bowell Madison.". 18—Stephen Jones Ho swell Miner Peter Kreubcher... .Canova. 20—V, I. Converse ..Ada Jerauld 21—Iluns N. Cloven....Richards Buffalo 22—G.S. Knipe Arlington Brookings A. J. oleson Bruce Henry Helntz Glkton 23—Percy Crutbcrs Hetland Kingsbury W.L. Gieason Manchester.. A. N. Duhlcn Lake Preston 24—B. F. Teets v.Lakeside Beadle John Dukes Alpena..... KinrS. Taylor Wesslngton E. Wilson Hitchcock C.M.Harrison Huron 25—J. C. Hellmau Dean Hand John Campbell Volney KrankTrotman Burdefte 9ft— B. F. McCormiok...llighmore Hyde 87—T. W.Pratt Pierre Hughes 28—David Hall Ney 8ully 29—B. O. Roe Gary ..Deuel C. J. Peterson Deuel Ja». E. Street Revlllo *. i5—£• Stiles Corona Roberts 38—W. H.Jonea Strand. L)ay It, H.Satoren Thoreen P. A.DeCoster Butler -r^ii 39—Olo Htitwlok Havana. N. D. Marshall*2™ O.A.Stevens Amherst 4 W or a J.w. Eppnrd Qroton W.I. Storm Westport -i 8. Johnson CoLnmblu N.Brown ... Aberdeen O.J'. Maxon Heola Chas. D. Jones Bath W. O. Lester Hecla 41—David Gamble Bowdle Edmund* tt.J. Jlllaon.. Koscoe 42—Wro. O'Neill Bowtllo Walworth 44—J. K. Keagen A.J. Knteht Dead wood.. 50—A. H. Snyder Butto .Butt* A Farm Paper. To those who want a good /arm wo will make the following offer: we will furnish the Weekly FIIKE PKESS one year, a copy of "Our Family Physician,•' and the Dakota Farmer, all for The Dakota Farmer is a large, seini monthly Journal, published at Huron/"th««£,] regular price of which is tl per year, and I* worthy the patronage of all South D»«-€ koUfarmers. This Is an «xc«Uent off*)? i$g&P IKr WFTC S it tl si CI f] Conntjr. ..Union Clay .Yankton si it tl a S tl fc a1 oi Cl tt pi te ai in lii tfa 1 TllC IlotlNC. 1 st lis s, bi Ni Si Sti St: Sti Stt Sti Stt St! sti sti su sti Sb Sts Sta Sta Sta Sta Sta 11 ID—W. II. McKeel Artesian.... .. Sanborn 8. T. Winslow Woonsoeket.. wi] ,f tre "S thr to 1 red Ag pre of 1 wli .the the roa whi equ pec cen sta-1 rev rec tab] 1# 30—A. O. Arneson Hazel HamUn Thos. Mellon .Cogtlewood 31—Alexander Mclntyre Watertown..Codington C.X.Seward... J.H.King 32—A. H. Cornwell Willow Lakes....Clark J.W. Beach Pitrodie W. C. 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