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","r (jH* CHICAGO & NOBTHWMTEBN $ if v-'r uw JsSSS Veil Bound Trains—Central Time .' No. 508 arrives 1:40a. m. leaves 2:02 a. m. dally No. 41 leaves 6:30 a. dally. No. 591 arrives 1:35 p. m., leaves 1:55 p.m. Dally except Sunday. Bast Bound Trains—Central Time No. 514 arrives 3:50a. m, leaves 4:10 a. in ae on- all .••V s'v K. rts. D| ink THE LOCAL NEWS H. H. Bell was a Huron visitor Monday. Ray Livermore came in from Van Metre Monday. F. R. Moulton Sundayed with hia family at Huron. John JiOckhart was a Huron visitor the first of the week. Mrs. Wm. Pratt of Harrold has en tered the hospital for treatment. Prof. M. M. Ramer returned Mon day from a trip to Winona, Minn. S. C. Policy, secretary of state, went to the Black Hills Tuesday. Dr. Burnside of Highmore, was here on professional business Mon day. Thft otot-A fi*omgn*o maoHng tpIII held at Lead during the first week in July. Mrs. C. H. Anderson left Sunday for Abilene, Kan., for a visit with home folks. Mr. and Mrs. Herman Olson left Monday for Minnesota, where they will make their home. H. O. Parsons of Des Moines, la arrived in the city Tuesday to look after legal matters. Mr. and Mrs. James Hunt of Car linville, 111., are the guests of their daughter, Mrs. Chas. Masters. F. F. Brinker, state land commis sioner, and C. S. DeBoer left Mon day for points in Tripp county. The erection of a new $50,000 Methodist church will soon be under way of construction at Watertown. F. E. Saltmarcli, postmaster at Mil ler, was attacked by an eagle while out driving, but escaped without in 1 jury. 2 Mrs. Florence Wimmer, who has extensive property interests in this 3 city, was an arrival from California ij Tuesday. The spring term of the federal court is in session at Aberdeen with Judge Chas. Willard of Minneapolis presiding. If it is feed, flour or seed grain you want, see Pierre Hay and Feed Co., one-half block east of Grand Pacific hotel, Pierre, S. D. Governor Vessey made a hurried trip to Wessington Springs Sunday in response to a telegram informing him of the serious illness of a brother. Fires of mysterious origin which have occurred in Aberdeen within the past week give foundation for the belief that incendiaries are operating fHot aifit 141 fUMV VAVJ The annual state meeting of the South Dakota Retail Merchants and Dealers association will be held at Huron three days next week, com mencing on Tuesday. Ben Sheren of Wall, who received serious skull injuries in a runaway at that place the fore part of the week, was brought to the hospital in this city for treatment Tuesday. The record for auto licenses issued by the state for the month of April was 17 per day, a total of 527 for the month, bringing the total number of machines registered in the state to 8,885 The new Methodist church at Har rold will be dedicated Sunday. The services will be in charge of Rev. J. P. Jenkins of Mitchell. Governor Vessey will also take a prominent part in the services. The South Dakota penitentiary is so well filled with prisoners that there is not a vacant cell in it and in several case? two prisoners occupy the same cell. There are now con fined within the walls 220 male and 4 female prisoners. §|£|vb^ At the recent meeting of the State Board of Health held at Brookings, and which was attended by Dir. O. N. Hoyt of this city, president of the board, the following officers were eleeted for the ensuing year: Dr. W. H. Lane, Miller, president Dr. W. L. Veroce, Lead, vice president Dr. a 4 O. N. Hoyt, Pierre, superintendent xnd secretary. V• v*: in. daily No. 32 leaves 6:00 a. m. dally. No. 504 arrives 4:28 p. m. leaves 4:48 p.m. Arrives daily except Sunday. ha Mrs. Haryey Howard went to Highmore Tuesday for a visit with her parents. Dr. O. N. Hoyt left Tuesday for Brookings professional matters call ed him there. Y. M. C. A. officials of this city are considering a plan for the erection of a new building. D. W. Lyman left on Monday for the eastern part of the state on busi ucao ujoibcio• G. W. Koenig returned the fore part of the week from a business trip to Adrian, Minn. F. W. Moody of Sioux Falls, was in the city Monday in the interest of the A. O. U. W. Sam Logan came up from Harrold Monday. J. J. DeLay came in from Philip Tuesday. Dr. S. B. Stegeman came over from Onida Tuesday. Attorney Steichen came in from Watertown Tuesday. A son was born to Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Crowley Tuesday. Philip Dufran of La Beau, is the guest of Pierre friends. Ed. Spurling of Leslie, was a Pierre visitor Monday aud Tuesday. Earl Gray went to Watertown Tues day for a visit with home folks. Mrs. Harry Notmeyer returned on Monday from a vi3it at Huron. F. A. Craft, state fire marshal, came in from Mitchell Tuesday. Mrs. F. F. Reich was the guest of Rapid City friends over Sunday. Gen. M. W. Sheafe of Watertown, was a Pierre visitor Saturday. Mrs. C. T. Dike of Huron was the gueBt of Pierre friends Saturday. J. F. Olander returned Tuesday from a business trip to Chicago. Mrs. J. E. Campbell and son went TTi-U- O «V uuvii UVUJO at 111^ ULUV1C OAbUiUA). C. A. Metzgar of Canning, is tak ing treatment at St. Mary's hospital. Deputy Sheriff Walker was looking after legal business at Harrold Mon day. J. S. Mueller and D. D. Wipf of Parkston, were Pierre visitors Mon day. Mrs. L. E. ti&ffy left last week for a visit with relatives at Mt. Pleasant, Iowa. Harry Quackenbush returned Sat urday from a visit in Minnesota points. Charles Leischer of DeGrey under went an operation at the hospital Tuesday. Bernard Vessey left Monday for a visit with home folks at Wessington Springs. N. P. Christianson arrived home the fore part of the week from an ex tended stay in Colorado. The Girls' club gave a miscellane ous shower Saturday evening in hon or of Miss Lelia Mansfield. Light snows and rains fell over western and northwestern South Da kota Saturday night and Sunday. Rev. Askin and wife went to Ilise ga Tuesday, where it is hoped the change will benefit Mr. Askin's health. David W. McLaughlin of Smith, and Miss Lillian Renele of Philip were united in marriage in this city Tuesday. Miss Katherine Deutsch, steno grapher, tendered her resignation to the state railway commission to take effect June 1. John I. Newell went to New York Saturday to look after business con nected with the Gas Belt Land & Abstract Co. John Hirning has purchased the C. W. Anding home and will occupy the same after Mr. Anding and fami ly leave for St. Butte county is to have a new court house. The structure is to be erected at Belle Fourche and to be completed by February l, 1912. S. H. Lea, State engineer, went to Redfield yesterday to look after mat ters pertaining to the plans for the new insane hospital at that place Miss Lela Mansfield, who has acted as stenographer in the state land office, has resigned her position. She left Tuesday for her home at Hurley. H.(J. Quackenbush, Jas. McKnight, H. D. Enoe, L. L. Schaaf and H, C. Obershaw left Monday for Aberdeen, where they serve as jurors in the United States court. The Dakota climate has its disad vantages, but Dakota farmers never have to lie awake at nights, in the springtime, worrying for fear a late freeze will ruin their peach and apple crop. Huronite, 2: W. M. Farmer left for a short stay at Pierre on this morn ing's west bound Northwestern. G. C. Fullinweider departed this morning for Pierre to attend the state encampment of the Woodmen. The farmers in this part of the stp.ic are in excellent spirits over the pr&pects for the season. The soil has never been in better condition and a larger acreage than usual has been planted S. S. Simpson, who went to Chicago a short time ago for medical treafr ment, passed away at that place last Thursday night. Mr. Simpson had been ill for some time. The funeral was held from the home Sunday af ternoon, the Odd Fellows and Militia attending in a body.-• The state capitol commission has awarded the contract for the erection of a new gas tank at the artesian well on the capitol grounds, the work to be completed by the middle of June. The state will secure enoagh gas to BuppJy the wants of the state building and will dispose of the sur ptaft to the city. D. Q. McNeel was a Huron visitor Tuesday. John L. Jones, public examiner, is in the city. v':' Miss Edna Kramer'came up from Canning Friday. State Auditor Anderson returned Monday from Mstchell. W. E. Burden of Deadwood was a Pierre visitor Saturday. Jay Reeves returned yesterday from a visit at Grolon. Misses Grace aud Auua Wolfe came in from llayes Saturday. Mr. and Mrs. Harry Andrews came up from Miller Saturday. John Hausman went to Onida yes terday returning today. Mrs. Edward Uhrig returned Sun day from a visit at Midland. S. C. Yarnell underwent an opera tion at ths hospit&l y^styrdny. II. E. Harrigan aud II. E. Lee were Rapid City visitors yesterday. Miss M. E. Walton went to Huron Saturday for a month's vacation. "The Port of Missing Men" will be played at the Grand tomorrow night. Attorney Warren of Huron was in the city Monday on professional mat- L. Williams of St. Cloud, Florida, is a guest of his sister, Mrs. W. D. Nelson. Royal C. Johnson, attorney gener al, was an arrival yesterday from Highmore. Mrs. Geo. Wiseman returned on Monday from an extended stay at Rapid City. Dr. Hattie .Johnson left the fore part of the week for a vacation trip to points in Texas. W. Wood of Lane, was in the city Tuesday and Wednesday, the guest of his brother, E. H. Wood. j-txloS ituuiuauu, oiotci ut Mrs. Chas. L. Hyde, arrived from Nebraska yesterday for a visil. The members of Hose Co. No. will give an ice cream social at the East i'ierre assembly hall this even ing. Mr. and Mrs. Ramer and Mr. aud Mrs. Kolb will entertain the gradu ates at the liamer home Saturday evening. A special train will carry high schooj students to Ft. Pierre tomorrow even ing, where a declamatory contest is to take place. At a meeting of South Dakota reg isters of deeds at Huron uniform rates for tiling and recording was de cided upon. The state historical society has re ceived" from Mrs. Chas. A.Howard, of Aberdeen, a magnificent oil paint ing of Major Howard. The Dougherty Stock company will open a three nights' engagement be ginning next Monday, at the Grand in the production of "My Hoy Jack." A meeting was held at the library last Friday evening for the purpose of organizing a humane society. A large number were present and much interest was manifested. The next meeting will be held May 1.0. Watertown is to have anew, 4-story fire proof hotel to cost over $100,000. The structure will be built this com ing summer by Hess & Rau. The lessees will be the Midwest Hotel company. The tentative agreement calls for four stories tire proof, con struction, 150 rooms finished and ready for use when the lessee opens the house this fall. Announcement has been made at Huron by the division headquarters of th C. & N. W. railway of the re tirement from the service of J. S. Burke on May 1. The retirement was made at Mr. Burke's request, after he had been in the service of the Northwestern for the past 47 years. He has been given a pension. On May 10-19, Sioux Falls will en tertain the Odd Fellows of the state. All four branches of the order will hold their annual meetings at the same time, the first being the grand encampment on the 16th. On the 17th the Grand Lodge and Rebekah As sembly will be called to order, and at noon take an adjournment and go in a body to Dell Rapids where the new Odd Fellows' Orphans Home will be dedicated. The regular sessiohe of the grand lodge, the Rebekah assem bly, and the Patriarchs Militant de partment council will continue through Thursday and Friday. The freeze here Sunday night, with a second light one Monday night has wiped out mo8tof the wild fruit along the Missouri. The temperature went down to 28 and ice a quarter of an inch formed, and while the night was cloudy and windy, not allowing any white frost to form, the freeze was severe enough to mean that most of the blossoms were frozen. Outside this, the damage was light," as 'all crop planting has been late and very little waB above ground. Some of the early alfalfa shows signs of wilt ing with the coming of warm weather but that will not injure the fields to any extent. While the freeze here was preceded by a good rain, it did not bring either sleet or snow with it a* it did. in other sections o£ the state. June 4 is the date upon which W. D. Haywood will deliver an address in Pierre. Fred Iloitz of Canning, came home yesterday from a visit to relatives in Iowa. C. E. Wisard, electrician,' made a busiuess trip to Harrold the first of the week. The South Dakota State Dental so ciety meets in Aberdeen on May 10 and 17. v/V V. Holvenstot and Fred Chapman left Monday for Watertown, Wis., for the summer. R. K. Dowdell, the well known newspaper man, came in yesterday from Woousocket. Register of Deeds Verne Clause of Alexandria was in attendance at the Woodman convention as delegate. State Fire Marshal Craft aud Dep uty Crans were in the city the fore part of the week on ollicial business. A pontoon bridge has been put in from the east river bank to the sand bar for convenience of patrons of the boat line. Dr. Horace W. Tilden has received a rail from th» Firoi .. .... UtIUiUII of Brookings, aud will probably ac cept same. Governor Vessey went to Sioux Falls yesterday, where he delivered an address at the meeting of the Boy Scouts held today. James Cox was brought in from his ranch to the hospital today suffering from injuries received in being thrown from a broncho. Hugh II. Nearv of Pierre, has pur chased the Buffalo saloon in High more, with the understanding that the city grant him the license. State Superintendent C. G. Law rence will go to Rapid City and Stur rria navf a 4-1 Last Thursday a telegram came to Pierre, stating that ex-Senator A. B. Kittredge had expired at Hot Springs, Ark. We published it, in substance. It was untrue and we are glad of it. Maine investigators have discover ed that the high price of lobsters is due to tht* laziness of the fishermen, who make so much money that they "loaf around the house all day. C. C. Champion arrived here Monday from Woodbine, Iowa. Mr. Champion owns a fine tract of land near Pierre, and is proud of his holdings. He will have a large acreage broken during the year. The annual meeting of the River side Cemetery association was held Monday for the purpose of electing a board of trustees, also president, sec retary aud treasurer of the associa tion. The postmaster general, satisfied with the experiment thus l'ar conduct ed, has decided to establish from 50 to 100 postal savings banks each month for an indefinite number of mouths. The thing works ail right. Arguments were made today in the supreme court in the disbarment pro ceedings, brought a month ago against Attorney General Johnson. The state was represented by T. II. Null of Hu ron, and L. L. Stephens put up a strong defense for Mr. Johnson. The condition of Ex-Senator A. B. Kittredge, according to late reports, remains practically unchanged. His friends feel that they hardly dare hope for a favorable turn, and vet. the fact that his vitality lias held out so long does tend to lend them a little encouragement. Monday, O. N. H«yt, president of the state board of health, exhibited in this office a copy of the Iowa re port for March, just published. The report shows that during that month 25 deaths occurred from measles, from smallpox, 12 from scarlet fever, 13 from diphtheria. Dr. Hoyt has contended f»r years that all persons suffering from measles should be quaiautiued, and the reports of other states quite bears him out in the belief. J. M. Coon arrived last week from Chicago. Mr. Coon is a law student and has secured a desk in the law office of Sutherland & Payne. Mr. Coon thinks that he will begin prac tice in this state next year and is here to become familiar with the South Dakota practice. He is with a bunch of splendid lawyers and if he follows closely the instruction given he won't land short of the supreme bench. A complaint was lodged in Justice Yarnell's court last week, charging Rev. G. H. Clark of Harrold, with having illegally voted »t the recent election in that town. Rev. Clark was arraigned Tuesday, when a change of venue was taken. The matter was sent to Justice Slindee's court for final disposition. The prose cution defaulted in making appear ance, while the accused offered evi dence to show that he was an elector, whereupon, he was discharged. j. a .* DULalX a aiwtb tn_un. vO at/tCUU UlHHIOt LtJ&CIl-». ers' meetings at the two places. W. D. Kenney of Owanka, father of Dr. II. T. Kenney, arrived Tues day and entered the hospital for treatment, suffering with hemorrage of the nose. I E E Live Long Without Food. Carlon eating birds, such as the eagle and vulture, are able to live a long time without food, while some species of sea birds have been known to go without food as long as 24 daye. Certain species of birds, .living on their own fat, have been known to ex ist for two months without a morsel of food. Prom these facts naturalists have drawn the conclusion that all the famine-proof birds have a distinct ad vantage over the weaker varieties in the race for life in the wild. National Bank of Commerce GflP!Tf\L AND SURPLUS, $117,500.00 A w, K« VHT, Prf.ldem V. V. KETCHUM, Caabler J. KA( »•:«, VWO v' K. P. KAHH. Aatlstant Oaaliler he largest Banking Capital in Central South Dakota. We pay 5 per cent per annum on time deposits.', COMMERCIAL AND LIVE STOCK LOANS. WARREN, G0PPA6E & CO. BUILDER'S»" GENERAL HARDWARE China, Crockery and Glassware We :iro selling it, Chicago Prices and carry the largest and best stock in South Dakota. .:v. Garland Stoves and Ranges B. P. S. Paints and l/arnisfies Oils, Glass and Putty r\JNLJ Pf\GKf\GE A N OAPITOL AVENUE BLOCK WE SAVE YOU MONEY Choice Farms in Central South Dakota at $18 to $20 HAPPY HOME REAL ESTATE AGENCY I'lBllKE, SOUTH DAKOTA. LOOK AT OUR STOCK S E E S W row? IS THE BASIS OF ALL WEALTH Before making- repairs or building a New Housed or Barn. We can save you time and money if you let us help you solve your building problem. Whatever you need in •. Lumber, Shingles, Lath, Plaster, Cement), Flooring, Ceiling, or Interior Mill Work. W-* iN And, if you get land before the advance in prices you will haVG to hurry, xjuiuis »ro certain to riso in the immediate future. We buy desire (arms and sell at small advance in price. Our advice is BUY AHEAD OF THE BOOM. We csm locate a limited a number upon Govern ment homesteads, near railway station. Ranches to go at a bargain. Some business and dwelling lots in Pierre, choice locations, oflfeie.l cheap. We can furnish promptly at a price that will save.v money. Come in aud talk the matter over anil ::"ZZ^TSK.Z see our stock of building material. '-""""T "v"" -$•}! We Have a Good Stock of Hard and Soft Coal at all times. Try lis. CLOW-SCHAAF LUMBER CO. THE HOWIE CONCERN 80. DAK. •A'"]" Silent Forests of Cuba. Silence reigns In the vast forests of Cuba. Says a traveler: "No beaat crashes through the undergrowth, no bird sings in the branches, no wind sighs through the mighty tops. Tho living creatures of that world glance noiselessly through the air or glide stealthily through the heavy, sound deadening verdure." Cuba has prac tically no song birds they are merely gaudy creatures of the ballroom. She Is happy also in having no venomous snakes and few pests of any sort and Machine Best Equipped Foundry in the State® I repair engines and separators, make any part of anyr machine or vehicle, and promptly make anything in the line of/new work needed orT^uired.' |gg. F. W- EPSON* Proprietor, W: .CVSK?'. TJUa&.Hse- iV-vi iwwI ^4 .u| M. 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