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West Bound Train*—Oniriil Ihiic
No. 503 ari ive-1 :-10 a m. leaves 2:02 n- m. daily
No. 41 loaves &:30 a. m. dally.
No. "j01 arrives 1 p. m.. leaves 1 :rij p.m.
Diiily except Sunday.
Knot Hon ml Traiiis—Central Time
No. 514 arrives 3:50 a. m. leaves 4 :lll «. in. daily
No. leu ves tiMK) a. ni. daily.
No. 5Q4 arrives 1:2.H p. m. leaves 4:48 p.m.
Arrives daily except Sunday.
Mrs.J.G Lockhart of Blunt is visiting
her parents in the city.
J. B. Hilger left yesterday for St.
Paul t.o visit home folks.
Miss Nellie Green of lliglnnore,
visited friends Tuesday.
Remember the masquerade ball at
the Auditorium April l.
G. F. Myres of Stanley, Wis., is
here in view of buying land.
W. E. Hatley returned Tuesday from
the easteru part of the state.
Carson Williams was here Monday
from Philip visiting friends.
Mrs. Ed Odemark is visiting with
friends at Howard this week.
A boy baby was born lust week to
Mr. and Mrs. J. E. Schryver.
Miss Vina Cnrmichael of Sansarc,
visited a shorn time here Tuesday.
Peter Quinn was down from Leslie
Tuesday renewing old acquaintances.
G. K. Sellers went out to the Chey
enne agency on a short business trip.
John Baynes of Sansarc, was look
ing after matters of business Tues
Fred LaPlant is down from the
Cheyenne agency spending a few
John I. Newell is in Mexico, where
he recently acquired large land in
Mr. and Mrs. A. P. Dotson have
returned from an extended stay in
Harry Putnam and wife were up
from Canning yesterday doing some
Mrs. it. A. Payne came in from
Philip Tuesday for a short stay with
Mrs. F. C. llulTman went out to
Belle Fourche Tuesday for a visit
Chas. Hyde returned home last
week from Beloit, Wis., to spend the
Miss Katherine Ryan departed yes
terday for Ilersey Wis., to attend the
wedding of a brother.
A heavy blanket of snow covered
the country in the vicinity of the
Black Hills yesterday.
Mrs. C. F. Webb and Miss Kva
Clark are visiting at the home of Mr.
and Mrs. -I. W. Laughlin.
Harry Andrews, state surveyor, re
turned Tuesday to Philip, after
spending some time here.
Miss Flora '.Vustrow arrived today
from Keokuk, Iowa. She is a guest
of Mrs. G. M. Livingstone.
A. W. Ewart went to Huron on
Monday. He will go to other points
in the state before returning.
And, now we boast of much line
weather aud start the seeding and
hope for the biggest crop ever.
Mr. and Mrs. E. F. Derby came in
from their claim in Stanley county last
evening and left for points in Iowa.
Mr. and Mrs. Oscar Davis, who have
been visiting frienns here, returned
yesterday to their home at Milwaukee.
Miss Pjuilino Wiildron., who has been
visiting at the li. F. Gifford home,
returned yesterday to her home at
A heavy fall of rain occurred Mon
day night. A stray rain storm also
hit this locality late Tuesday after
O. C. Dokken, commi&sioner of
public school lands, was attending
to business matters in Huron on
Miss Frances Brink returned yes
terday Kirksville, Miisouri, where she
has been attending a training school
J. Fred Olauder went down to
Sioux Falls Tuesday to attend a
meeting of the Teachers Reading
Captain Grant Marsh, one of the old
time river plots came down from Bis
"marck yesfceday morning to attend the
meeting of the Waterways convention.
Rev. Latham Ingham and son, Paul,
of Milton. Iowa, passed through yester
day for the western part of the state
wbftre: the latter will file on a- claim.
together a ball
Harrold is calling
Claude Garner came up from Rlunt
Will Troy came in Tuesday from
Chas. Parker was down from Oko
EZra Issenhuth Sundayed with his
parente at Huron.
If. C. Obershaw was an east bound
Tlieo Quale was here Tuesday I'rorn
Blunt visiting friends.
Mrs. H. M. Sterud is suffering from
an attack ol' pneumonia.
Coming—Saturday, April 2nd, the
great Laughing Show the Arrival
of Kitty. Its the best of the season.
Mrs. R. S. Vessey returned Sunday
from a trip to St. Paul. She was ac
companied home by her daughter,
The Pierre Indian school base ball
team will play the State House team
at the base ball park Saturday after
noon at -1::•?(.
At the Pierre Park Poultry Farm you
can obtain fine Buff rock chickens.
Come and see them. Eggs $1 for 15.—
R. D. Dexheimer.
Rev. H. L. Russell went down to
Mitchell Monday to attend the lay
man convention which is being held
there this week.
Miss Randall, teacher of the Oahe
•schools, is visiting with friends here.
Her school having closed for the
Miss Bertha Thompson arrived
here Tuesday from Pipestone, Minn.,
for a short visit before going to her
claim near Sansarc.
Trains from the west into this city
yesterday were snow bound in the
visinity of Wall, where the cuts are
lilled with heavy drifts.
Mr. and Mrs. Cline returned Tues
day to their home at Washburn,
N. D., having spent a few days at the
John Bibelheimer home.
Miss Susan Hemeuway, who has
been visiting at the home ol her
uncle, Judge Haney, returned Tues
day to her home at Aberdeen.
James L. llill of Salem, Mass., is
in tilt city, lie came to purchase
seventy quarter sections ol' land in
Hughes and Sully counties.
G. F. Barnes and Chas. J. Hill
went to llarrold on Tuesday. In
that locality the latter intends to
purchase two sections of land.
Tuesday night lire destroyed the
bridge of the North-West em Rail
way company at llawarden, which
spans the Little Sioux river.
Carl Klein, who.has been visiting
at the home of John Bibelheimer, de
parted Monday for a visit at DeSrnet,
before returning to his home at
Wabhburn, N. D.
Miss Minnie Schmidt aud Paul
lieinke, both of Draper, were mar
ried here Monday at the Congrega
tional parsonage, Rev. Askin per
forming the ceremony.
Gov. Vessey informed Arthur
Schnell, when lie was at Pierre, that,
he would visit the Hills in about ten
days and more than likely would
stop off at Stnrgis for awhile.
Mrs. Isabelle Meadows, who has
been visiting her daughter, Mrs. M.
A. Adams, for the past two months,
departed for her home at Brookings
the latter part of last week.
Gov. Vessey today reappointed W.
W. Davis, of Mt. Vernon, as a mem
ber of the state live stock sanitary
board, the new appointment being
for a full term of live years.
Harry L. Gandy, editor of the
Wasta Gazette received notice last
week that he was appointed United
States commissioner for Wasta by
Hon John E Garland, federhl Judge.
R. M. Fuller, of tire Masters-Fuller: Bellis,of Duluth,was a visitor
Furniture Co., was in the Twin cities Pierre over Sunday.
last week on a goods buying trip. Berg's jewelry store will move into
Falling through two skylights to
the lloor of the lobby in the New Har
ney hotel, and surviving the fall, is
the remarkable experience of a do
mestic named Mrs. Ida McCarlor at
Miss Florence Holbrook of Pierre
and Peter Schroder of Ilardingrove.
were married at the home of the
bride's parents Monday in Kast
Pierre, Rev. Askins performing the
Miss Nora Cowan of Hlunt and
Ti nmen Palmer of Rapid City were
married here Monday at the Catholic
church by Rev. Father Stenzel. The
young couple will make their future
home at Rapid City.
A communication addressed to R.
O. Richards has been circulated in
Beadle county, asking liiin to make
the race for the stale senate. It is
believed that he will not turn down
the wishes of petitioners.
J. H. Radcliffe of Verdi, Minn.,
father of Mrs. W. C. Hull, arrived
here last week. Mr. Radclille has
disposed of farm lands in that state,
and intends to make an investment
in central South Dakota.
Spring's work among the farmers
is fully a mouth ahead of what it was
last year. If the weather man con
tinues his good behavior, the present
will go on record as the earliest seed
ing season in South Dakota.
A big prairie fire started Wednes
day in the range country 75 miles
northeast of Sturgis. It had burned
over a strip of country 20x90 miles,
burning towards Leslie. Rain Satur
day night put out the fire.
Gal Barber of Sully eor.S'ty was in
the city Monday closing up business
matters. Within a few days Mr.
Barber will go to Boise, Montana,
where he intends to reside. His go
ing away is decidedly against the
wishes of all
Miss Ella Van Heis is spending the
week with rriends at Midland.
J. O. Thomas and wife of Fort
Bennett, are visiting in the city.
W. F. Bancroft, state game warden,
came in from Watertown Tuesday.
Fred Warnecke, was in the city
Tuesday from Sully county looking
after business mattery.
Hon. Fred S. Howe and C. L. Mel
let of Fort Pierre, daily attended
the Waterways convention.
Money to loan aud real estate in
Hughes,' Stanley or Sully counties,
large or small amouuts. 283 Pierre
street, Title Insurance & Trust Co.,
Pierre, S. D. lKtf.
Dr. S. F. Kerfoot, President of the
Weslevan university at Mitchell, will
occupy the pulpit of the Methodist
church at the opera house both morn
ing aud evening.
A. F. Dotson, of the Capital Furni
ture Store firm, returned last Thurs
day from Chicago, where he passed
several days purchasing goods for his
inn. Included in the goods bought
a carload of refrigators.
Farmers are into their fields now
preparing the ground l'or sowing,
which some will start the first of next
week if the good weather continues.
If this is done it will be the earliest
that seed has been sown for years in
W anted—Location for band and
orchestra leader, violin, cornet, mar
ried, wife good piano player,will con
sider any offer. References furnished.
Play tenor saxophone. -Band Lead
er, Walthill, Neb.
It is the concensus of opinion, in
railroad circles, that the Minneapolis
& St. Louis Rai lroad company has
bought the South Dakota Central
road, which has been operated from
Sioux Falls to Watertown by a local
The work rooms of the Capital City
Stone Co. are busy places. The com
pany is sending out some magnificent
marble work, and their line of monu
ments are positively.the best line ever
offered in Pierre. It is a home con
cern and is deserving of the patron
age of this portion of the state.
In response to invitations issued
by the members of the Woman's club
of Fort Pierre, twenty-three members
of the local Woman's club went to
Fort Pierre Monday afternoon. A
literary aud musical program was
given which was heartily enjoyed by
all. At the close of the program a
luncheon was served aud all did jus
Watertown Public Opinion, of
which C. II. Ware is editor and
Stowe Elliott is city editor—loth
formerly employed on the News—
the other day issued a twenty-four
page special edition which was most
creditable to the paper and to the city
whose manifold merits the special
edition extolled. Aberdeen News.
Elbert Johnson, a young man who
has been working at well drilling
here, was placed under restraint on
account of a mania that he was being
followed by some one who desired to
kill him. After an examination by
the county board, it was thought best
to send him to the state hospital, and
he is being held for an attendant
from that institution.
Fort Yates, headquarters for the
Indian agency, has been platted, and
it is the intention of the Northern
Pacific railroad comjianv to build
the town into importance. Fort Yates
is the present erminus of the Maudan
line of the above road, which line of
road will be extended this year to a
southern connection with the Chica
go & Northwestern system.
The regular meeting of the county
Auditors the following officers were
elected last week: President. J. J.
Murphy, of Turner vice president, E.
A. Hornby of Moody second vice presi
dent, Henry Howe of Minnehaha secre
tary-treasurer Charles Evans, ol'Clark.
Executive committee: Charles J.
Fousek. Brule F. J, Grace, Buffalo
M. N. Baigstock, Marshall B.Ii.Wood.
At Madison the farmers' co-operative
elevator, a new building of 50'000
bushels capacity, burned to the
ground last Thursday night. Fire in
the main elevator was well under way
when discovered. The elevator was pro
bably half filled with oats, barley and
wheat. The building was insured for
$9,000 and the company carried $8,5000
insurance on the grain. The loss will
be considerably larger. The cause of
fire is unknown.
The gold dollar in the United States
has practically gone out of circulation,
and now it is rumored that the silver
dollar is likely to follow it, at least to
some extent, into its innocuous desue
tude. The reason for this seems to be
aiinple that the government has
ceased its practice of paying expressage
on silver dollars. Banks therefore
prefer the currency, which is much
lighter and in many sections of the
country is in greater demand at their
Frank Rozelle is suffering from an
attack of rheumatism.
Mrs. H. Z. Sturgeon visited friends
here Tuesday from Blunt.
Mr. and Mrs. John Stoppersn were
west bound passengers Tuesday.
J. J. Wade, attorney from St. Paul,
registered at the Locke on Monday.
Mr. aud Mrs. D. Ferguson of Har
rold were in the city Monday betweeu
F. B. Davis, a dealer in Fort Pierre,
is in attendance upon the Waterways
Hon. K. C. Issenhuth is in Pierre
from Huron. He is a Waterways
Mrs. S. F. Jarris and son, Clcarence,
of Onida. visited with friends here on
Seth Bullock, United States Marshal,
passed through Pierre yesterday,
going to Sioux Fall.
Mrs. McNichol and Miss Owen of
liedfield are guests at the Pliefer
home in Hast Pierre.
Hon. David Hall and Charley
Granger of Blunt passed yesterday
and today in Pierre.
Hon. O. S. Basford, insurance commis
sioner, returned on Tuesday from the
eastern part of the state.
Miss Margaret Doyle Sundayed in
the city with friends going to her home
at Rousseau on Monday.
Mr.and Mrs. Frank Tillman departed
this morning for Locomb, Alberta.
Our best Wislies go with them.
Miss Ethel Ellis returned today to
her home near Wendte after spending
the past threj weeks with friends,
Walter A.irhait and Alf. Melody,
representative citizens of llighmore,
were in the city the lirst of (he week.
Mr. and Mrs. Frank Crane are ex
pected home Saturday from a winter
in Florida and other southern points.
F. M. Stewart of Buffalo Gap is in
the city to attend the meeting of the
State Live Stock Sanitary Board of
which lie is a member.
Hon. Philo Hall of Brookings is in
the city today. He came to attend
the Waterways convention and to
present matters to the-supreme court
Sioux Falls, was chosen by the
republican state committee as the
place for holding the state covention,
July n,to adopt a platform after the
stalwarts and insurgents have complet
ed their contest in the primaries.
Last Tuesday evening while driv
ing his father's horses from the pas
ture, the ten-year-old son of Fran*
Tubandt, who lives on a farm near
Cottonwood Lake, was thrown from
lis horse and dragged to death before
the frightened animal could be stop
A writer suggests that a second
wagon road should be constructed
through the canyon, north of Fort
Pierre, aud seems confident that such
improvement would be a bar to ac
cident and injury. He contends that
automobiles are run through the
canyon at the rate of 20 to :io miles
The special sales held at Moo
dry goods house during the month have
been largely attended in by purchasers
and the amount of goods sold far
exceed those of like sales by others'
The Moores' carry a splendid line of
goods in all departments, and the good
offered by them are proving to be trade
winners. A'll streets lead to this popula
dry goods house.
Fanners attention: No other loca
market will pay you what we will fo
your wheat of Milling varieties,
also are paying the highest for durum
wheat, corn, oats aud speltz. If in
need of seeds of any kind see us be
fore purchasing elsewhere. We can
save you money.—Capitol Milling Co.
Several hundred acres of cucum
bers will be raised this season around
the town of Quinu, on the Pierre line
of the Northwestern. This is a new
industry that some of the farmers
tried last summer. The average
yield is 200 pounds of seed per acre
which nets the owners about SOU per
acre. The seed is soid to eastern
seed houses. It is found that, cucum
bers grow prolificiy on sod ground.
Some of the leading men of Rapid
City are taking steps to get the gov
ernment to make an appropriation to
buy a part or all of the herd of buf
falo owned by Scotty Philips, at
Fort Pierre, who, it is stated has de
cided to sell all of the a
Rapid City is making a strong bid
for the tourist trade during the sum
mer months and if the government
will buy the buffalo the place to put
them will be provided as welias their
"keep" by public spirited men of
The weather has continued warm
sunny, completed the fourth week of
uninterrupted springlike genialty.
Every old timer declares that no other
March was ever like this month and
the generation of course cannot dis
pute their statement.The objectionable
drawback is an occasional -dust storm,
these visitations reminding us of th
drouthy springs in the early nineties.
A days ra^n is being hoped for by most
people. The things would glisten and
gwdea work would hasten.
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w. ICH'AU r, .(Miller
National Bank of Commerce
General Banking, Foreign Exchange,
COMMERCIAL AND LIVE STOCK LOANS.
WARREN. COPPAGE & CO.
BUILDER'S BENEBAL HABDWUBC
China, Crockery and Glassware
Wo art selling tit. Chicago Prices and oarry the largest
and host, slock in South Dakota. ....... f.
Garland Stoves and Ranges
B. P. S. Paints and Varnishes'
Oils. Glass and Putty
Wholesale and Retail Dealers in
All kinds of Building Material
Lumber, Lath, Shingles, Brick, Lime, Cement,
Hard and Soft Goal.
Wo buy everything in the lumber line direct from the big
mills and are sit all limes prepared to 1 11 an order for auy build.
in without dolay. We would appreciate tin order from you.-
MONEY SAVED BY GETTING OUR PRICE.
AND THE FRESHEST
ch a.v L. I1VDR, VIcc Prraldeni
li. P. KAKH. Assistant Caaliter
S E E
CAPITOL AVENUE BLOCK
WE SAVE YOU MONEY
Clow-Schaaf Lumber Co.
in Groceries and Provisions may be had at
my store, ^arry an extensive stocx in all
lines, and you can find here just the article
you are looking for.
SATISFACTION IS GUARANTEED
Goods Delivered Promptly to Customers.
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11) Cli&pelle Street
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Board by the Day and Week
$1.00 PER DAY,
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WE BUY AND SELL,
If you have farm lauds in Central South Dakota
you want sell, or desire to purchase a farm, or
wjint •mirf Uin/w iauus, write us.
w« have neveral Government Homestead H.eU'tqal«lma»u(s tor Sale
Some Flue Stock Bauche* Obeap.
G. M. Livingstone Land Co.
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The Leading Grocer.
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