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West Bound Trains -«'ei»trul Tliu No. 603 arrives l:-fO «. ra lenves 2:U2 u. in. dally No. 41 lciive- fi:M) n. m. diillr No. 691 arrives 1:35 p. m.. Ii'iU'p* Dully except Sm.day. Arrives daily except Sunday. 1 i. m. Haul Humid Trulim—Central I'lnn No. 51*urriv..3:5l»a. in. leave* 1.lu a. in. d.-iily No. 32 leaves 8:00 a. ra. daily. No. 504 arrives 'J:~B p. m. leaves Pierre allll Fort SMcrre Train. CFNTKAI. TIMB. h- No. 2:!leaves Pierre .S:'J0 a. in. daily. No. 2~i leaves Pierre 9:X a daily No.2" leaved Pierre 1:01 in. daily exct Sunday. No. -9 l(iavefl Pierri1 L':0U Mindnys inil\. No." 31 leaves Pierri: 3:00 |). daily cxei Sunday. No. 23 leavef Pierre 6:00 p. dally. I'l LOCAL LACONICS H. L. Wiggain was in tliis i'ity Fri day from Wendte. J. B. Sherman was an east bound passenger Monday. I'l ail iirrival from the Fred Sahr was east yesterday. Moali Newbanks cami' in west yesterday. from tin* Bob Yokum returned Sunday from a trip to Panama. J. E. Hippie left the fore part of the week for Chicago. Mrs H. II. Gregg was up from Blunt yesterday. H. II. Smith was a pss enger east bound yesterday. Mrs. Wm. Ellis is in Pierre from Capa for a short stay. R. S. Bnnn returned yesterday to his home at I)e Sinet. L. K. (ialty went down to Miller Tuesday on business. Ed. Wanbaugh left Monday for Ins old home in Indiana. P. A. Toomey was in this city Tues day from Grindstone. Ben Owens has arrived here from Texas to visit relatives. Miss Nina Duryea of Midland, Sun dayed with Pierre friends. Mrs. End 1)loughy returned yester day to her home at Miller. George Harris was up from De Grey yesterday on business. Andrew Peterson was in frot Wendte Monday on business. F. B. Gage returned yesterday from a busiuess trip to Sioux City. Dr. Isenberg and family returned Friday from a visit at Chicago. Governor Vessey went down to Brookings Tuesday on business. R. J. Dougherty of Onida dispatch ed busiuess matters here yesterday. Byron Payne went to Gettysburg yesterday to look after legal matter. Miss Ethel Brink went down lu Gary, S. D., Tuesday to visit friends. Chas. Tashe and wile were visiting with friends here Monday from Mill er. James Redlield of Ilawanleii, was renewing old acquaintances here on day. D. \V. Baston of Midland was in the city Tuesday on business mat ters. E. 11. Porter was in the city Friday from Iroquois looking after business matters. C. F. Barber and wife were down from Oknbojo Tuesday on business matters. B. .Jorgenson and wife returned Friday from a visit with relatives in Missouri. B. A. Cummins is spending the week in Minneapolis, looking after business matters. Mr. and Mrs..I. C. Merrill left to day for California where, they will spend the winter. Miss Mae Farrell returned Sunday from a two weeks' visit with her par ents at Flandreau. Miss Nellie. Greenongh was taken to the hospital yesterday to be oper ated upon for appendicitis. Mrs. Lew Sandys returned Monday from a visit and a family reunion at her home in Hutchison county. The Pierre Political Equality Club will meet at the home of Mrs. J. E Hippie on Saturday^afternoon. F. A. Draper, secretary of the First National Life and Accident company has resigned his position taking ef fect Feb. 1st. Father Stenzel went down to Blunt yesterday where he will conduct the funeral services of the late Wm Whalen today. Mr. and Mrs. Frank Crane depar ed the fore part of the week for Flor ida, and expect to remain there din ing the winter. Mr. and Mrs. Clifford Dixon, who have been the guests at the James Cox home, returned yesterday their home at Mitchell. W. H. Wfttschke departed yester JJay afternoon for Sioux City where lie has accepted a position as cashier for the Northwestern Hy. MiBS Jennie Onstead and Walter Jorgensen were married at the Bap tist church Monday evening. Rev. Tilden performing the ceremony. Monday evening a number of friends gathered at the home of Mr. and Mrs. James McKay to help them wfabwte their wedding amiiv&ca&cf, fell to Red- G. W. Fisher was down from field today. V. R. Millham is in the city from Hut Springs. L. \V. Elliott is here from Harrold looking after some stray horses. E. Amsden weiu down to Miller to ba in the interests of the Bankers' 1 b. Remember the Firemen's Annual Ball to be given at the auditorium ian. 19. Otto I.iiistad went down to Miller Tuesday to look alter some business matters. H. A. MeGannon was down from Okobojo after a load of supplies, re tinning today. The Hippie Printing company have just installed a new press, one of the bestfobtainable. Bert Loveall came in from his claim near Hayes today, enroute for a visit with his parents at Faulkton. J. L. Zitlow is down from Aber deen looking after the interests of the Dakota Central Telephone Co. Carrie Nation is giving a series of lectures in South Dakota. She will be in Pierre, Jan. IT, at the Grand. The Pierre Business university will give a dancing party in the hall at East Pierre on Saturday evening. Ice in the river is now about 20 inches thick, making the ice blocks too heavy to be handled conveniently. Miss Margaret Cullen departed last evening for Chicago and other points to purchase her spring supply of millin ery. I)r. II. F. Kenney has purchased a lot on Euclid avenue, and will soon commence the erection of a line dwelling. When a fellow's mother thinks the girl he is going to marry is good enough for Irm the girl must be no thing short of an augel. Miss Louise Wilcox, who resides on a claim near Hayes was calling on friends in Pierre Monday, also at tending to other business matters. The firm of Adrian Champion, dealers in real estate, has been dis olved. Each will continue in the business unon personal responsibility. The. South Dakota Stock Breeders' association will convene in Sioux ',ity from .January 4 to 2(5. It is ex pected there will be a large attend ce. 1 A. awiiMMir&u Mrs. Einmett. Mc.Knt.ee of Okobojo is ill at the hospital in this city. She suffering from fever but it is bought she will be released in a few days. Money to loan and real estate in Hughes, Stanley or Sully counties, large or small amounts. 28:', Pierre street. Title I usuranee ft, Trust Co.. lerre, S. D. 181 f. The new town between Onida and Blunt, in Lincoln towhship has been named Eakin, in honor of K. W. Eak who was one of the lirsl commis sioners of Sully county. 11. P. Piobinson was in this city Tuesday exhibiting a large bold eag le that was caught in a trap set for a coyotte near Oahe. The bird lneas ires seven feet anil live inches from tip to tip. llarrold Pioneer: Sam Pattergon was taken to Pierre Thursday by Dr. Martin and was operated upon for adominal trouble. Sam stood the operation nicely and will soon be able, to return home. The special meetings which have been held in the Baptist church the past week, under Dr. Thorns of Vermillion, is drawing good crowds nightly, and the sermons given are highly commended, Attorney General Clark asked for the opinion of the state's attorneys of the state on their choice of time and place of their annual meeting, and found that a large majority of them preferred Redlield as the place, and the latter part of January as the time. Carrie A. Nation, of hatchetation fame, in her great lecture "for God and my country" telling how, why, when and where she smashed 'em, and listen, when and where she is go ing to do it again, pon't miss Carrie Nation and the hatchet, at the Grand Monday, Jan. IT. While trains have been late during the week, yet the Northwestern com pany has put forth the best endeavors possible to move trains. The earth is buried beneath fully eighteen in ches of snow, and in most every lo cality suow is reported in drifts to ten feet deep. License fees for halls and opera houses, are coming in to the state treasury, but from fome of the letters accompanying the remittances by owners and managers of "shalls" in small towns, they are not exactly pleased with the workings of the state building inspection laws. On complaint of Judge Quimby of Lead, editor Freeman Knowles of Dead wood, was arrested on a charge of erimi rial libel. Ho was arraigned before Judge Russell as a sitting magistrate and waived examination and was held in bonds of $250 to the circuit court. He has furnished the required bond and- ha* been. lxtfarad frona ejstodx- it 5% Gov. R. S. Vessey was show bound in Huron for several hours Thursday. J. W. Overdorf is in the city today from Meers. He is on his way to his former home in Indiana. Sioux Falls Press: E. L. Tillman of Pierre, is representing the capital city in the metropolis of the state. Mrs. L. Secora was taken to the hospital the fore part of the week to be operated up. Her condition is reported rather low. The state board of medical exami ners am in Sioux Falls and will ex amine a class for license to practice medicine in South Dakota today. Coincident with the anniversary of the great blizzard of 1888 Pierre ex perienced the worst snow storm of the season yesterday, lasting all day and night. Arrangements have been complet ed for the annual ball, to be given by local firemen, next Wednesday night, January l'.i. Splendid music and a happy time is promised those who participate. George Artz of Highmore became bewildered at night while returning from the south with the rural deliv ery mail a.nd could not discover his whereabouts. He crawled into a haystack and stayed until morning, when he found himself about five miles out of his way. On account of numerous conflicting rumors as to the manner in which William Whalen met his death in a fire at the city jail Monday night, a coroner's jury was summoned Tues day and after an investigation brought in a verdict to the effect, that lie was suffocated by smoke while in a state of intoxication. I Following is the list of ollicers elected Tuesday by the nationa Bank:—President, P. F. MeClnre: vice president, Louis Kehr cashier and book keeper, Hal Williams sten ographer, Fred Sahr. Directors for the ensuing year: P. F. McClure, Louis Kehr, L. B. Albright, II. R. Horner. James McKuight, Win. White of Blunt and Wm. Floyd of Okobojo. She used to strike his fancy in the days of long ago as homeward from the schoolhonse they wandered in the afterglow. He courted her and wed her, but they weren't nicely paired and things that latter happened-well, they ought to be aired. As maiden she was quite, full of comliness and grace. She used to strike his fancy now, alas, it is his face.--Kx. While the new town on the North western railway in Sully county, which is located between Blunt and Onida is to be called Kakin, In mem ory of one of the prominent citizens of southeastern Sully county in early days lie town in that county be tween Onida and Gettysburg is to be called Agar, after Charles Agar, one of the founders of Ouida. and the lirst treasurer of Sull count y. David 1). Wipf, supervisor of cen sus Willi otlice headquarters at Parks ton. South Dakota is in need of ap plications for census (-numerators in each county in his- district, which consists of all that part of the state lying east of the Missouri river. He urges all candidates to at once tile their applications with him, so that candidates can in ample time prepare themselves for the test to be held in each county in the district on Feb. 101(1. Applications must be (iied be fore. Jan. Ust. The following note was received by a teacher from the ambitious mothe of one of pupils: "Dear Mam—You will pleze not learn my children enny thing more about liz/.yology stuff don't think it is prety to talk children about their skilton and Bonze and wont have it. I want my children razed nice. You can lean them to talk grammer and talk Ker rect butt I "do not' desire them to know that they have such things as Bonze. Pleze let them come home befoar the (myology class begins talk." A valued county exchange says that every town has a liar or two, smart Alex, some pretty girls, a few affinities, more loafers than it needs a woman thai tattles, an old. fogy that the town would be better off without, men and sports who stand on the street corners and make re marks about women, scores of men with the caboose of their trousers worn smooth as glass, men who can tell you just how the tariff question should be settled, foretell the weath er or how to run other people's busi ness, all of whom have made a dis mal failure of their own. Bernard McMahon, and old recluse living on a claim near Grindstone died a few days ago from ill health and exposure. McMahon had been in ill health for some tirn^e and had been cared for by neighbors whenever he would allow tbem to enter his house for that purpose, but he did not greet them with any cordiality. One of his neighbors going to his house, to look after the wants of the old man found him iu the cellar with frozen hands and feat, lie was taken in charge regardless to his protests, but died within two days from the effects o£tu8 ilineuvuL exposure. 7 A dispatch from W ashington states that the South Dakota National Guard with the militia of neighbor ing states will be sent, to camp at Fori, Riley. Kansas, in September with l.'j.uuo regulars. A resolution changing date of the presidential inauguration to the foui-wi Thursday in April was favor ably reported by the house commit tee on judiciary. If this becomes a law it may be possible to attend the naugiii.il ceremonies without: taking along a collection of wearing apparel varying from a fur coat to a palm leaf fall. The South Dakota Improved Live Stofik Breedi-rs association will hold its annual meeting at Brookings on Janu ary, 25, Jil. 27. As the industry re presented by the association last year exceeded SiO per capita in South Dakota its importance can readily be seen. The prospect is that the attendance will be large, and the meeting a great suc cess. FACTS III FEW LINES Thimbles of lava women of Italy. The tirst stone of was laid in lTiio. St. Petersburj for Tientsin has a medical college women., 1 he only one in China. Germany produces H.llOO.iHlO bottles of champagne a year. She imports 1,500,01111 from France. The densiiy of population in Guate mala is gre.iier than it is in Louisiana. It now has nearly 1..TOO,000 inhab itants. When completed the new While Star liners will be the largest vessels afloat, being S00 feet Ions over all by 92 feet beam. Women of British birth residing in this country have recently organized a society to be known as the Daugh ters of the Empire. Milk costs a,: least 10 cents a quart in Mexico and butter 50 cents a pound The demand for poultry is always greater than the supply. The lirst electric smelting plant in the world in which pig iron will he produced on a commercial scale i* about to be installed* in Norway. One of Xew York city's old churches, built 110 years ago and known as "the Hock of Methodism," is now a vaudc ville Ihciiler. II is at (i Korsvth street. Yer,\ thin cuttings of manganese steel are not lifted by a strong magnet, but if these cuttings are hammered iulo very thin foil the niaguet. will lift them. Professor Ilerkomer maintains thai he leading trail among modern paint ers is no .longer love of their art, but iride at the price paid for I heir pic res. -. In Kgypt I he telephone operators are all men. and they are required to be expi-ri linguists, speaking Knglish. French. Italian, modern Greek and Arabic. If the number of people daily enter ing London were to be dispatched from any given station by rail 1,1177 trains, each conveying OUO persons would be required. Because of ihe searcily of wood in Manitoba I lie farmers are welcoming the in.vei.Hion of a Winnipeg man who manufactures fem-eposts of stamped Iron with a concrete tilling. The din in American grain shipped abroad seldom amounts to more than 1 per cent. In grain from Caucasian districts '1 he foreign .substances often amount to lo or 12 per cent. The Obernmtucrgau Passion plays will he given next: ye&r from May It to Sept. 25. and the burgomaster has issued a notice reminding the men thai they must now let their hair grow long. Baccarat Is now prohibited in Rus sia, even in private houses, by a Ukase of the c/.ar. For a tirst offense the punishment will be a heavy line for a second a long term of imprison uieut. More than Ltitio.noo fruit trees wili be planted in the Yakima valley, in central Washington, west of Spokane, this fall and next spring, according to estimates made by expert horticul turists. In the new prison that Is being built in fiuenos Aires each cell will be well ventilated and lighted by HeciriH'y and will contain a bed. a table, a elriir. two wooden shelves and a wash b:isii. of white porcelain. E S E N S It would pay you to vi a it Berg's Jewel ry Store before in CH HIST AS presents, a.s you will find there a com plete line of High Grade Watches, Dia inouds, Solid Gold Jewelry, Cut Glass, Art China, Clocks, '.Novelties, etc. Remember the place, Berg's Jewelry Store Dakota Avenue. Pierre, S. D. DR. D. W. ROBINSON SHKCIAI. ATTKNTION U1VKN Genera! and Operative Suraeru •. UAHl. SSL* &V 1 ^2® ICAIiKlt, lre*ldem w. KH .lltr, ('.mliier A Wo arc soiling :il best stock in South and are used by the A N National Bank of Commerce QrtPITfVL, $100,000.00 General Banking. Foreign Exchange. COMMERCIAL AND LIVE STOCK LOANS. BUUK AND FflGKflGE China, Crockery and Glassware Chicago Dakota. Garland Stoves and Ranges B. P. S. Paints and Varnishes Oils, Glass and Putty CAPITOL AVENUE BLOCK WE SAVE YOU MONEY E. L. TILLMAN HAS FOR SALE 6-Room House and 3 Lots ALSO, 8-Room House. 1 Lot Property on Missouri Avenue, Pierre* E. -jar ,, t:r. r-fa HAS L. HVUK, Vice President K. P. IMKU. VouUiunt Caalilor COPPAGE & CO. BUILDER'S eENERAL HARDWARE noes and carry the largest L. TILLMAN, No. 400 Mo. Avenue. PIERRE, SO. THE CHOICEST AND THE FRESHEST in (iroceritis and Pro visions may be had at my store. I carry an extensive stoex in all lines, and you can find here just the article vou are looking for. SATISFACTION IS GUARANTEED Goods Delivered Promptly to Customers. F. E BRTTIN Phone 2-3-3 The Leading Grocer. Choice Farms it Central South Dakota at $18 to $20 HAPPY HOME REAL ESTATE AGENCY IKftBK, SOIiTii DAKOTA -2$ •vSf 1 S E E S '-/im Km -HVV 1 '4 :. .'r DAK. IS THE BASIS OF ALL WEALTH And, if you get latul before the advance in prices you will have to hurry. Lands are certain to rise in the immediate future. We buy desire farms and sell at small advunce in price. Our advice is BUY AHEAD OF THE BOOM. We can locate a limited a number upon Govern ment homestead*, near railway station. Ranches to go fit a' b««rgaMl« So me business and dwelling1 lots in Pierre, choice locations, ofloied cheap.