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vi 1&II1S KVW «cf« Hi.:' JSv'-i-g^ wtfi?) .:. .:.• mm LOCAL NEWS Geo. Peterson came up frorfi Can ning Friday. F. B. Stiles was an arrival from Owanka Saturday. Miss June Fulmer of Blunt, visited friends here Saturday. Mra. J. J. Farrell sp?nt Sunday with friends at Miller. W. L. Zimmerman was in the city from near Hayes Friday. M^, and Mrs. C. L. Thompson came in from Laurel Saturday. W. C. Goudy of Fielder, was in the city for supplies Saturday. A. W. Ewert went to Minneapolis and points east last Thursday. H. I» Ince came in from Philip Sat urday on a short business trip. Miss Hallie El rod went to Huron Saturday for a visit with friends. Mrs. C. F. Conditt and baby left Monday for their hopie at Huron. W. E. Gowles returned Saturday from a business trlpAo Rapid City. .Harrold Brown submitted to an operation at the hospital Saturday. J. F. Olander arrived home Friday from a business trip to Minneapolis. Attorney H. E. Fryberger of Min neapolis, was a Pierre visitor Friday. Walter Amundson of Hague, N. D., visited at the Koonig home last week. Dr. Burnside came up from High more Saturday on professional busi ness. Geo. Coates of Canning underwent an operation at the ^hospital last week. Miss Ethel Howard returned Fri day from an outing at Big Stone Lake. Mrs. John Holmes spent Sunday with the Winstone family near Wendte. Mr. and Mrs. J. B. McDonald of Parkham, were Capital City visitors Saturday. Mrs.G. H. Jaynes and son left last week for a visit with relatives at St Charles, Neb. Dell DeLand came up from Huron Saturday for a visit With his cousin, Mrs. Nola Brown. F. S. Kruger, president of tire State Horticultural society, was an arrival from Groton Friday. Miss Hazel Merwin of Tracy Minn, was the guest of Miss Ruth Bonsey several days last week. Mrs. H. W. Dayhoff and sons re turned Fyday from a visit with homefolks at Montrose. Mr. and Mrs, L. D. Howard and Mrs. J. A. Howard were in the city Saturday from Blunt. Mr. and Mrs. Matthew Murphv and baby of Fargo, N. D., arrived Friday for a visit at the Brink home. John Hirning was up in Walworth county, this state, last week, where he has large property interests. Jas. T. Milton has his force of men at work installing heating fixtures in the dome at the capitol Duilding., I. M. Dotson left last week for Cleveland, 0., as a delegate to the National Convention of the Eagles. Little Miss Alice Dewell entertain ed a number of little friends Satur day, that day being her 6th birthday. Mr. and Mrs. Albert Bergen left I last Thursday for St. Paul after an extended yisit with homefolks here. W. C. Hull has returned from Woonsocket, where he went last week to effect the sale of a half section farm. R. C. Johnson, attorney general, was tlftj city Fiiday in attendance at the meeting of the State Board of Health. L. E. Snyder and family of Onida, and Miss Minnie Snyder of Des Moines. Iowa, were in the city Satur. day. H. C. Moore and H. H. Beli, who are pushing the business of the First National Life company, left .Monday for Huron. Said the Sioux Falls Argus-Leader: *•0. S. Basford, the «Big Moose,'of South Dakota, was an over Sunday visitor. Miss Alma Smith entertained the Kings Daughters at her home Mon day evening, with Miss Jaynes as an honored guest. Mrs. Brunhofer and daughter, Miss Martha Rosenberger, left Friday for Oshkosb, Wis., called there by the illness of a relative* We want farm loans. Our rates are ower tban you. can get .elsewhere. Drop in and see us before you make-your loan.—Pierre Banking & Trust Co.' tf Monday morning Chamberlain suf fered its greatest tire loss amounting to fully $100,600 with insurance 'cov ering probably one-fourth, leaving a net loas of fully $75,000.' L. A. Munson spent last week at Midland discharging the duties of CMhier in tbe State bank. Mr. Mun aon la connected in a financial way in no ieaa than a half doMn banka is* Wlanley iri Lyman wwintiaa. «. ::t: Erie Olson underwent an operation at the hospital Tuesday. Dr. S. B. Stegeman of Onida, was a Pierre visitor Monday..- :. Mr. and Mrs. E. H. Cookwereover from Onida Tuesday. Jas. McMurchie, a cattle buyer from Centerville, was in the city Tuesday. Chas. Dalton of Onida, visited over Sunday at the J. J. Dalton home here. The tlow to the harvest fields, east and north, is now at flood height. Bernard Vessey went to Wessing ton Springs yesterday for a visit with homefolks. Farmers, in the vicinity of Agar, are planning to build an elevator and buy produce. .' Mrs. O. S. Basford left Tuesday for a visit with her daughters at Huron and Redfield. Mrs. A. E. Lucas and children left yesterday for a visit withN homefolks at Rochester, Minn.* W. A. Notmeyer and family went to the Black Hills Saturday for an ove?Sunday's visit. George Besendorfer returned the first of the week from a visit with homefolks in Minnesota. Frank Jordan left. Monday for points in North Dakota, where he will remain during harvest. H. M. Straight and family went to Hisega Mouday, where they will spend several days in camp. Fletcher Ivey is well on his way to the coast. Somewhere in the Pacific northwest he intends to cast his lot. John L. Lockhart, register of the United States land office, intends to go to Montana in a few days, and will be absent a week. H. D. Jennings is well on his way to Seattle. From that city he will go to San Francisco, returning home on via Denver. He expects to return about November 1. A license to wed was issued Satur day by Clerk of Courts Sandys to Miss Sadie O. Ashbaugh and John W. Wilson, both of Pierre. A large amount of .hay has been on the market daily this waek. The quality is good $8.00 per ton is the ruling price paid therefor. John Sutherland has planned to go to Chicago tomorrow. He savs he has no intention of attending the con vention of Bull Moose party. J. E. Wallery reached home Satur day fr«im Montana, where he is inter ested in fruit growing. He left Mon day for Onida, to again take up his duties as cashier of the State Bank there. /. The corn crop in this county is cer tainly booming. If the corn con tinues to grow as it has fbr the past four weeks farmers will have to pur chase stepladders to harvest the crop. $20,000 in cash to invest in Stanley or Lvman county lands. If you have a tillable quarter for $1,000 cash, come get your money of Carson or Lucas, Pierre. tf G. M. Livingstone left Sunday for Harrold for a stay of several months. He has taken charge of the Journal and vyi 11 edit the same with com. manding tact. Butchers' stock is not so plentiful as in former years., The first of the week, G. H. Jaynes, of the Peoples Market, went out to the Dorothy ranch and bought one hundred head of fat cattle, paying therefor $8,500. F. F. Brinker, commissioner' of school and public lands, has begun the leasing of lands for a period of one year for hay purposes. This ef fects state and school lands every where. Mrs. J. vv. Rowley of Terre Haute, Ind., Mrs. J. H. Reynolds and daugh ter, Mrs. Frank Hamilton, who have been guests at the Sattlerlee home, departed Monday for a visit in Illi nois points. Mr. and Mis. Tom Smith have re turned to Pierre from the Pacific coast, where they went a year ago. Mr. Smith will re-enter the train service, runnihg between Pierre and Rapid City. Members of Hook and Ladder Co. No. 1, will give -a ben fit ball at the Auditorium tomorrow night, August 2. The company is made up of a splendid lot of fellows and merit tbe patronage of the dancing public. A meeting of the State Board of Health was held in this city Friday. Among the out of town physicians present were: Drs. W. L. Vercofe of Lead H. R. Kenston of Bonesteel, Jenkiosof Waubay and Dott of Salem.*1 •A .V, The people of Midland are petition ing for an election to vote upon tbe question of bonding that, place for tbe putting in of a water system. At present the town is not supplied With anything in the way of fire protection and it is proposed to remedy this. The anditor of Sully county gives out an an itemized statement show ing that the total cost of their vew court house and furnishings is $7$,• 153.45, and with this expenditure they have one of the nicest and b^st equip ped county buildings in^Jtot part of thaatate* Joe Stainer left Tuesday for Onida. Bev. G. T. Notson was an arrival from Huron Tuesday. Walter nose left Monday for Omaha, for a short business trip. Miss Katherine Straight has gone to Oahe for a visit with friends. Wn. Boyd returned Monday from a business trip to Minnesota. J. D. Deets, immigration commission er, went to Aberdeen Tuesday. J. E. Winter and wife were in the city from Stamford yesterday. Mrs. Parry and two sons left today for a visit at Worthington, Minn. J. S. Adams left yesterday for a visit at his old home in St. Louis. Mr. and Mrs. J. C. Donavan came up from Harrold yesterday. A. Whitney of Craig, Neb., Is Che guest of his sister, Mrs. A. Hardy. Miss Sophia DeLand arrived home Sunday from an extended visit in the Black HillB. :v- .J'- Mrs. Howard and son of Onida, were in the city Tuesday, enroute to the Black Hills. ^Harold Breeden left Tuesday for Du Pree, where he has accepted a position in a bank. Mrs. C. G. Sherwood and daughters of Clark, were guests of Mrs. L. A. Munson Tuesday. E. I. Lampy, assistant state fire marshal, was in the city from Water town yesterday. Frank Summerside and family came up from Huron Sunday for a visit at the parental home. Miss Lurie Dorothy .of Walla Walla Wash', is a guest at the home of her uncle, E F. Dorothy. Spencer Burt left Tuesday for Ogden, Utah, where he has accepted a position as clerk in a hotel' Geo. Evenson went to Huron Mon day, where he has secured employ ment in a restaurant. Mrs. J. E. Hippie and son, Julian Dewell and Clarence Nelson .were passengers to Hisega Sunday. Tuesday a marriage license was is sued to Stanley J. Call and Ida Se welling, both of Amarilla, Texas. Miss Harriet Haney entertained a circle of friends Monday, complimen tary to Miss Ellsworth of Oshkosh, Wis. Miss Minnie Anderson, who has been the guest of her parents here, departed Tuesday for her home at Mitchell. The "Professional Men" of the city and the State House teams will con test for honors at the park tomorrow afternoon at 4 o'clock. A. W. Ewert, C. G. Lawrence, J.T. Nelson and J. D. Deets attended a meeting of a state central committee held Tuesday in Huron, Most of the counties of the state have reported the papers in the July teachers' examinations to the state superintendent's department. If the few counties yet out keep up the state marking board will have two thous and sets of papers to pass upon be fore it completes its work. Friday afternoon a real scientific ball game was staged at the ball park and after a long hot struggle the fats claimed a victory by a score of 0 to 3. The afternoon was a hot'one but the spectators were- enthusiastic in their encouragement of the many brilliant plays. The Central Stanley County Fair association will hold its exhibition at Philip September 25 to 27, and have assurances that they will be able to make an agricultural exhibit worthy of Western Stanley county, and with it a lice of attractions which will give the people the worth of their money in the passing show^o'^.^' 'This 9fflce is in receipt of a cata logue of the Black Hills Military In stitute which is to be established at Sylvan Lake early this fall. It gives the course of study and in the Ust of instructors we find the name of Dr. W. S. Bent ley, who will have charge of the hospital corps drill and field work. There is vacancy for South Da kota in the naval academy at Anapo lis, Md., and Senator Gamble has the privilege of filling this vacancy. Here is an opportunity for some young man who wishes to gain a first class education, and at the same time establish himself for the future, as Uncle Sam always looks out for his owni*. /,, JC", The following headlines in.the Du pree News tell a story that is being told all over South Dakota this year: "Conditions prosperous with bright outlook. Corn, flax, oats, wheat, al falfa, grass and vegetables fine in Dupree vicinity, and big crqjp« assur ed. Corn shoulder high, das knee high, wild hay fin abundance?' Sheriff Coyne of Stanley «^unty has lodged Jack Linar.1 lb jailat Fort Pierre on the' charge of the. larceny of a horse. It has been stated tbat he stole a horse near Klrley. eriff Milton of Ziebach county picked up the young rattler one day last weak n|f«hed that tounty aoe^aftMMNftad /rf. Manama Hfcrry Robiuson went to Hisepa yesterday. Joseph Duba and daughter came in from Kimball Tuesday. A. D. Hamol returned Tuesday from an extended visit east. W. L. Long was an arrival from Morgan Park, Iowa, Tuesday. E. A. Platts of Wessington, spent Sunday with his family here. Wm. Vescelyers of Britt, Iowa, was a Capital/City visitor Tuesday. The' Bachelors club held a picnic at. the park Tupcday afternoon. Arthur Farmer returned Monday from an outing at Rapid Canyon. Will Troy was looking after busi ness matters at Midland Monday. E. F. Ryan of Agar, underwent an operation at the hospital yesterday. W. R. Duliu of Miller, visited his wife at the hospital here Monday. Wallace Burden went to the Black Hills today for a two weeks' stay. J. C. Eager went to St. Paul Tues day on a short business trip. Kenneth Sellars left today for Cus ter for a visit with bis mother. T. C.' McNamee returned Monday from a several days' visit in Minne apolis. Editor Besancen of the Blunt Advo cate, dispatchedV business in Pierre Tuesday. Mr. and Mrs. J. J. Kahn of Des Moines, Iowa, arrived in the city Tues day. Mrs. A. E. Hegglund returned Tues day from an extended visit at Sioux Falls. Albert Miller went to Clark Tuesday, near which place he will work during harvest. 1 1 Editor Green of the Okobojo Times, was renewing acquaintances in Pierre Tuesday. .Attorney B. S. Payne left Tuesday for Sioux Falls, on a professional busi ness trip. F. J. Beers of Carroll, Iowa, was looking after business matters in Pierre Tuesday. Miss Margaret Wright arrived from Huron Saturday and is a guest at the Eckles home. R, W. Smith and family left Tuesday for. Centerville, after a visit with friends here. M. S. Schubert returned Tuesday from a several days' outing with his family at Hisega. Mr. and Mrs. R. E. Walsh arrived from the east Tuesday, enroute to their home near Capa, Mrs. G. M. Cole and Mrs. S. A. La B^re left Sunday for an extended visit in Kansas. Miss Allaire, a sister of Mrs. E. E. Row, left Sunday for her home in St. Paul after a visit here. The First National Life and Accident Ins, Co., have moved to their new quarters in the St. Charles hotel block. John Sutheriand^was in attendance at the ..meeting of the State Central committee, held in Huron on Tues day. Mr. and Mrs. Robt." Lumley and family and Adolph Kerr left Monday for Sioux Falls, making the trip by auto. Mrs. Harvey Howard of Huron, who has been a guest at the N. E. Howard home for severel days, left Tuesday for a visit at Highmore. A crowd of gypsies—cheeky and dirty—wers about the city Friday. They were traveling by team and claimed to be enroute to Milwaukee. The hog crop this year is not to ex ceed one-half what it should be, and the consequence is that tbe shipments this year will be correspondingly light. E. S. Snyder, adjutitor for the Fire man's .Fund Insurance company, ar rived here yesterday to assist Agent vuttiug iQ eevtiiiig up tlic vnS i*cS- taurant fire loss. -r Tbo local board of education' have awarded the contract to furnish 300 tons of coal to tbe Atlas Lumber Co. and the G. W. VanDusen Co., each company to supply 150 tons. C. G. Lawrence, state superintend ent, has called a meeting of the com mittee on the amendment of the con stitution of the state educational as sociation of August 1 at Mitchell. Tuesday afternoon at the Episcopal parsonage Occurred the marriage of Birdie A. Suiter-Binetar of Stanford and Mr. Egberd G. Winter of Oketah, Rev. H. L. Russell performing the ceremony^ Fair play: Ira H. Newton .'"Of Wendte, has traded his stock and his homestead at Wendte for a farm of 300 acres near Sioux City, Iowa, and expecik to try his band at farm ing next year. They do not expect to make the change for several months yet. Articles of incorporation were Sled Monday &r the Drown -Brothers Banking &^Trust Co.. at Aberdeen, with a teapital of *25,000. Incorpor ators, JKalptt L., Brown J'rank A. Browa| Laura £. Brown, and Lorn* P- A. W. EWERT, President. V. V. KETCHUM, Vice-Pies. Atty. Geo. Rice df Flandreau, was an. Arrival Tuesday to attend a meet ing of thd state railway commission. Mrs.. John Greet) and sons went to their home at Huron Monday, having Bpent several days at the Farmer home. Mrs. F. C. Farmer and grand daughter, Miss Ruth, returned Tues day frpm a visit at Minneapolis and Flandreau. Andrus Barnes, of Canning, who. was kicked by a horse several days ago. was brought to the hospital for treatment Tuesday. Stock Growers News: The county commissioners, before adjourning last week, passed a resolution in structing the states attorney to take action to oust Commissioner Mathie son from the board. A petition, sign ed by some 116 voters in the first dis trict, had been filed with the board asking them to take this action, the complaint being thai lie Is not or never has been a resident of the dis trict which! he is supposed to repre sent and that he is not legally entit led to hold the office. Ten days be fore the last general election he went out to a ranch near Wendte and claimed to have established a rest dence in the district, but a few days after the election he testified in jus tice court that his residence vvas in Fort Pierre, and the petitioners claim that he was d@t, at the time of his election, a bonafide resident of the district. The matter will un doubtedly be threshed out in court. ||REAL ESTATE TRANSFERS Bergerson to Anderson, lots 1, 2, 3, 4, blk 16, & D's. su,b... of H. &T's. add to Pierre. O O Lundebak tq E Ward, Ei lot 4, bik 14, Fourth Railway Add. A Newlin to, A Brink, lots 1 to 12, block 7, Usticks sub of Besler's Add to Pierre. A Brink to Dutcber, lots 11 to 12, blk 7 Usticks sub of Besler's add tp Pierre Lots 17, 18, 19, 20, blk 3, Palmer Peace Add Lots 1, 2, 3, 4, of Blk 42, and Lots 7, 8, 9, blk 44, Fifth RR Add. West Town Lot Co.. to Mary A. Wilson, lot 22, Block 14, sub div of First and Lots 12, 13, 14, orig. Pierre. fe" James B. McGurty to vV and Garrney, NE of NW 35-11-77. Richard W Cunningham to Kliebenstein S W 1-109-74. W Slade to A Oversetb, 6t NW and N %SW 8-110 47. National Bank of Commerce PIERftE, SOOTH DAKOTA CAPITAL, SURPLUS, The largest Banking Capital in Central South Of We pay 5 per cent per annum on time deposits^ TRUE ECONOMY 1 y.nr Prices are Right S100.000 S 20,000 COMMERCIAL AND LIVE STOCK LOANS. means the wise spending of one's money—making every dollar do Ml duls and getting in return an article that will satisfy you in every way. W H. C. QUACKENBUSH, Cashier E. P. FARIt, Aflat. Caahtattiv: Mr. and Mrs. Dayhoff andohildren who Occupied the second'atory of tha building which they occupied, bad narrow escape from being crematedi The Owl but Iding and contents wei Insured to the extent of $5,800 Day. holt's at $2,000, Thdmas' at $8,500 the building occupied by the Tbonia Grocery company at $15,000, tha building occupied by Dayhoff at $1," 500, while the rear of the Odemark saloon was injured to the extent of $300. It is expected that allthrea of the destroyed institutions will be do? ing busiuess within a sbqrt time. It is the intention of the owner! the buildings destroyed to begin tlffe work of rebuilding so soon as is prae? ticable, and that brick will be used in the construction of the propoaed block, built upon a modern plan COLLECTIONS We buy accounts. bills, notes, Judg ments of any nature anywhere. Wagea rents and claims of any description collected on percentage anywhere.—,r, Address, Lock Box 254, Pierre, S. D. H. M. Reed, jeweler, is planning attend the American National Jewel* ere convention which begins naxf1 Tuesday a five-day session in Kaoisai City. Mr. Reed is up to. date in tha business in which he is engaged Md' is ever on the alert to obtain the besfe'4 in the line of jewelry. •nf WHITE is a real bargain because it ls soU at a popaltf price 1 because it gives you the kind of sewing you delight in) because it will torn out tbe quickly and thorougbly and gfveyou a ilfc ilaw of satUFactory service) because its ifflfNWaNhi will enable you to do things which cant be done on any other machine) because it wiUpkasetM with its fine finish and beauty of tofanltM, In short you will find tip Whhe icIUUe and desirable from every point of view* Be sure to see the 'White dealer who will tie glad 6» show you hew goods machine the White is. If there is no White dealer handy, write us dfaectfaetat. alogs. We do not sell to atajo? houses. Vibrator and Rntw Shairie Ms#*S**i WHITE SEWING MACHINE CQ^ OJEVELAND^a A Good Assortment of ''A tm FIRE AND Saturday morning: fire.of unknc origin des toyed three bust houses at the corner of Pierre street" and Sioux avenue, together with all goods and contents.The fire waaf first discovered by employeeeof tb Owl re8tau'rant which was the erty of J. P. Erickson, and then was not until flames had' burai^ in I was immediately discovered that^'^5 flames were Issuing from the buildvV ings adjoining the Owl restaurant^ occupied by tbe Thomas Grocerj^: company and the Dayhoff bakery, 5 Many firemen answered the cal promptly and put up a stubbym fighti to save the properties from deatrne*l'tj tion. It was not' until the feontanta^' of all the buildings had baen destroy^ ed and the buildings partly reduced to under control^ •y Miss Eva Stevenson, stenographer/ in the State Engineer's department^ returned Monday from her vacatio^i|^| at Lake Kampeska.