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M'rfe. Arthur Prybf left Siihday for a Tisit at Hawarden, Ipwa. Judge L. E. Gaffy returned Monday from a trip through the Hill. Mr». Isabel Meadows -returned to her home at Watertown Saturday. lira. H. A. McGannou. and baby wera down from Okobojo Saturday. To change the subject: What do ^^iiu think of this beautiful weather? Mrs. May Baker returned Monday Ifrom a visit at Blunt and other points. Miss Mamie Vandermeer left Mon day for Redfield, where she expects to -stay. Chas. Grauel has moved his family from Hardingrove to this city .for the winter. Bev. Emil Muller arrived Tuesday from Carthage, to exercise the right of franchise. Mr. and Mrs',: A. J. Hiltz of Mil bank, are guests of their son, F. E. .Hiltz and wife. Miss Alina Smith entertained the Kings Daughters at her home Wed uesday evening. Sidney Parry returned home the first of the week from a trip to Mon and Minnesota. H. R. Horner left Saturday for La Crosse, Wis where he attended the fuMtal of his father. Miss Agnes Solberg was released from the hospital Saturday, and went 3to her home at Blunt. Guy Moulton returned Sunday from Sioux Falls, where be had been at tending Federal court, Mr. and Mrs. Harvey Grenard re turned Monday from a visit at Min neapolis and other points. P. J. Murphy, of the state land de apartment, spent a few days at Brook lings, the first of the week. '..v- Tbe weather man has started N o vember off in great shape. May he Ifceep the good work going. Mr. and Mrs. Earl Howard and Ray Howard of Huron, spent Sun yday at the Howard home here. Mrs. Cale Mercer came up from Blunt Tuesday to visit her mother, who is a patient at the hopital. Frank Purinton returned Sunday from Minneapolis, where he was called by the Illness of his father. O.S. Basfovd is home from Lincoln county, where be made speeches, advocating bull moose assendency. Be*. B. L. Kelley left Monday for Chicago, where he was married yes terday to Miss Leona Ruser of that city. Mrs. N. P. Chriptensen and chil dren, arrived Saturday from- Colora .do Springs, Colo., for a visit with :rslat|?es. Thf timid girl who used to let her sil ver Barter go when she lost it is now tfrawly advertising for the cigarette «caf| she mislaid. trs. DeLorme Robinson left Sat Wf for her home at Napa, Cali. Willi-visit a short time at Hot inta. fi+TSt. Bcaf of Denver, special agent tfee PlwwSi&ince Washington Ins. !m3o.,'«f 1 Fwrvldenee, R. 1, was in the pity Tuesday Misses Evelyn and Grace Parry re turned Tuesday from Minnesota, #ltere they attended the funeral of their grandfather. Mrs. Ruth Farmer of Lewiston, Idaho. wlij'liai been visiting here |l lafft iBaturtfiy for Huron where she will spend thi winter. Bwbert Grtgbry, of the state in Miance Sep^rtment, returned Mon dfcjjfronrSioux Falls, where official ^feuatnes called him. Mrs. J. W. Adams of Clinton, Iowa, •arrived id- the city Saturday being called here by the death of her daugh ter* Mrs. F. G. Witberby. Quite a number of the high school tftuifpnts attended the foot ball game «t it. Pierre Monday between Ft. Pierre and'Aberdeen. The latter win ning the game. A praire fire in Perkins county a few days ago burned over portions of Grand River and Viking townships, causing heavy loss in the sectiors burned, both in hay and pasturage. The discovery of blackened bones and pocket utensils in a natural rock ««ve seven JDiies from Custer City than led toDhe belief that they are tbe (remains'Of Capt. McClellan an aged man who wandered from Hill City |T tw»9wn ago. Cattlemen along the upper reaches of Cheyenne river are offering special bounties for grey wolf scalps, as these! animals are again becoming troublesome, getting away with colts and ejal»es. Several ranchers have been leeers alrUdy this Winter, and ibey tm theirlo^will be heavy af-1services, ,^i mm sRUUri*tneiiivitk rnmmm Claytcih Guns&lus Wis up from Blunt yesierday. Mr. and Mrs. G. M. Otis were up from Blunt Monday. Mrs. D. W. Hyde of Onida was in the city yesterday. R. S. Vessey arrived here the first of tbe week from the east. F. H. Gobel is receiving a visit from his mother of Minneapolis. Judge L, E. Gaffy and wife went to Gettysburg yesterday. L. A. Muuson left Tuesday on a business trip to Minneapolis. George Philip returned to his home at Hayes City, Kan., Saturday. Frank Crane was trai sacting busi ness matters at Watertown Tuesday. Miss Margaret Karcher returned the Brat of the week from a visit in Illinois. Mrs. R. M. Barr of Huron, was a guest at the Basford home the tirstof the week. Mr. and Mrs. W. W. Kaue of lted tield, were the guests of friends here yesterday. Guy Moulton left Tuesday for Sioux Falls to atteud the contined term of the Federal court. The Girls' Club eutertaiued a large number of guests at a Hallowe'en party Saturday eveuing. Mrs. W. E. Cowles and family at tended the funeral of W. E. Cowles, held at Minueapolis yesterday. Pierre was defeated in the foot ball game played here Saturday afternoon with Aberdeen, Ute score was 14 to 0. Mr. and Mrs. O. S. Bennett aud daughter of Sioux Falls, have arriv ed iu the city, and will make their home here. T. F. Auldredge of this city and Miss Irene Quirk of Highmore, were unit ed in marriage, yesterday at the home of the bride. Miss Minnie llevell has resigned her position with the First National Life aud Accident ins. Co., to take effect Dec. 1st. Mrs. Emma E Baade of this city and Mr. Charles Hander of Aurora, were united in marriage, Monday by Rev. W. A. Williusou. Mrs. Mary Fawcett left the tirst of the week for her home at Washing ton, D. C., after a visit with her brother, U. J- Oorrick. Rev. Kasberg returned Monday from Harrold, where lie delivered a sermon Sunday at the annual mission festival of tht Lutheran church. The Girls Athletic club of the high school, entertained the lioys Athletic club aud the Aberdeen loot bail team at the High school Saturday eveuing. Mrs. Charles B. Stough of ttiis city received a telegram Monday, an nouncing the death at Bryan, Ohio, of Mrs. Wm. Stough, formerly of this city. C. L. Starr & Sou will open up a furniture store in the building occu pied by Coyle shoe shop. Mr, Coyle expects to occupy the one just east that. Dr. H. T. Kenney left Tuesday for the Twin Cities, ou business connect ed with the First National Life & Accident lus. Co., of which he is medical director. Thousands of tons of hay was de stroyed in a prairie tire in Hand and Faulk counties last week, the flames being driven a long distance by tbe territic wind of that day. The visit ation will remiud farmers that it is fulltiuae to protect their property by making sufficient lire breaks. The first report of losses this fall of cattle from what is knojwn as the corustal disease, due to turning -cat tle into cornfields and permitting them to eat tbe cornstalks, comes from Hutchinson county. Gostlob Aucb, a well known farmer, lost nine head of cattle from the disease in one day, some of tbem being big steers for which he bad been offered a good price, A. W. McCauley of Pierre, visited with Mr. and Mrs. John Maag, Mon day, while euroute home from Pol lock where be bad been to look after some farm interests. Mr. Maag went to Green way-by automobile to meet his guest and- bring him to Eureka. Mr. McCauley is an engineer running on the Northwestern road between Pierre and Rapid City.—Eureka Blade. The Methodist Episcopal church of Pierre, which is one of tbe handsom est aud largest churches in tbe state, having been built by the contribu tions of people all over South Dako ta, as well as by large donations from prominent people of tbe United States was tbe scene of a reception to its new pastor, Mr. W. A. Wilkinson, of Boston. Pierre has a collection of very able pastors and member of the legislature, coming here from various parts of the state, find the church both in standard of prttkfib iacaod senate, of the highest cUSa Thos. Ayeru arrived Tuesday from Yankton. E. A. Platts came in Tuesdav from Wessingtonto vote. Mrs. M. Listep«of Onida, spent Sunday in the city^Jl Mrs. O. F. Grabate .was in the city Tuesday from Leb^nen. Judge Haney:,:Fe:rtr Monday for a business trip'to Mitchell. H. G. Fuller went to Gettysburg yesterday on business matters. Born: To Mr. and Mrs. Kantz, at the hospital Nov. 2, a daughter. Mrs. W. C. -Marsh has accepted a position with th Capital Supply Co. Misses Grace Zellar Charlotte Wales spent Sunday with friends at Blunt Miss Sadie Sterud of Philip was the guest of home folks the first of the week. George McAffrey of Verdi, Minn., was in tbe city the first of the weeif visiting with friends. Meadames Boucher and Crane: will entertain at a luncheon tomorrow at(' the home of the former. Miss Clara Farmer and Mrs Delia Fox, entertained the members of the Methodist choir, Sunday evening. Eueene Huntington, deputy revenue collector, of Aberdeen is in the city today looking after business matters. A lartre audience was in attendance at the Grand Tuesday eveninsr witness the production of "The City,*'-' which was appreciated by all. Mary Shown, the little daughter*$f Mr. and Mrs. -W S. Shown of Manila, underwent an operation at the hospi tal this morning. Mr. aud Mrs. Michael Michaelson who sold out here rcently and went to Wisconsin to live, have returned here as the climate of Wisconsin does ja.ot agree with either of them. :j The remains of the late Mrs. F. G^ Witherby of Cottonwood, who died at the hosphal last week, were taken to Clinton, Iowa, Saturday for in terment. Decased leaves a husband and two sons, one at Cottonwood, and the other at Waverly, Neb. -'V The November term of federal court will open in Aberdeen on November 12th. The mos't^jftportant criminal case to come up .hearing will be the trial of "Irisli^ommy" Condon, a squaw man, fot tti# murder of Joe Narcelle, an Indian on the Cheyenne River reservation. Applications for use ofwat'er* for irrigation in northwestern part of the state, being permission to Carl Ram pel, of peilrins county to take water from creek for irrigation of forty a&e&f and to John Salem, of Ashcroft -to take: water from Little Missouri tiger for the irrigation of 156 acres oh-that stream. M. E. McCalloun was arrested in Sioux Falls by Mr. Greyory, the state insurance department examiner,' for selling insurance without obtaining a license from the department. He was doing business for the Merchant's Life aud Casualty companv, of Min neapolis, and is bound over until the next term of court. The farmers of this section should take warning from the number of prairie fires which have been started of late and should not neglect the matter of providing sufficient fire breaks to protect their property. At this season of the year there is always more or less danger of destructive prairie fires and it is the best plain to be on the safe side. Immigration Commissioner J. D.' Deets has returned from a trip over the western part of the state in the interest of a state exhibit at the Min neapolis land show, and reports good progress. The mining interests of the Black Hills are arranging for the best show of mine products ever put out ny them, consisting of ores and metals, in the list being a gold brick worth $25,000. The whole exhibit will be worth over $50,000 and will be under guard for the time it is exhibit ed. On Tuesday, November 12, the Spanish-American war veterans and the commercial club of Sioux Falls will give a farewell banquet to Col. A. S. Frost, commander of the First Regiment South Dakota Volunteers in the Philippines and for the past few years tactical instruction officer in the National Guard, who is leaving the state in the near future. The South Dakota Good Roads As sociation is something more than an organization with a name and is already exerting much influence for the secur ing and maintaining of better roads throughout the state. Tha association was organized in Pierre on the 21st of last August apd hasfprits officers some of the best citizens 'itf the state and men who have' aftSpdy accomplished much in their own lotions of the state. The motto of the organizations is, 'A good road on the four sides of every section in South Dakota." The secre tary of the association, Ben M. Wood, "Rapid City, S. D., will be pleased to bear from' any of oar readers having to o&er. R. Buckle of Sioux Falls, is in tile city today. F. G. Allen was In the city yester day from Harrold. P. J. Murphy returned this morn ing-from Brookings. Miss Myra Tracy went to Sioux Falls this morning. Neil McCarty of Huron, is a guest at the H. G. Sin-ith home. A. M. Shellfto of Sioux Falls, is a capital city visitor taday. Mrs. H. M. Straight underwent an operation at the hospital yesterday. Miss GSiievieve Babel of Blunt, is vifciting Mrs. 11. II. Gregg this week. Miss Margatret Cable underwent an operation at the hospital this morn ing. Miss Gertrude Deets entertained her Sunday school class at her home last evening. T. T. Ca88ill weut to Sioux Falls yesterday to^ttpnd a meeting of the jrajlroad commission. ./•ilrs. Vandermeer and son, left ^epterday for RedtWd, where the •'totmer expects to reside. Miss Anna Wilson went to Sioux Falls yesterday to attend a meeting of the railroad commission. Misses Bess Morton and Eula Mc Cord went down to Highmore yester day for a visit with relatives. A benedict who talked in his sleep and mentioned namec has been used for separation. There are timfs when in somnia is not an unmixed evil. Mr. and Mrs. Hickman have open .gd a musical studio in the Riverview hotel, for instruction iu brass and string instruments, and also in piano. Governor Vessey has appointed S. W. Alien of Watertown, aud T. II. ^Ruth of DeSmet as members of the .state board of veterinary examiners. Mr. and Mrs. Harry Gardner re turned yesterday from the eastern part of the state, where Mr. Gardner has been working the past three months. The United States war department is advertising a reward for the cap ture Of a deserter from the United State^ army, whose name is given as John.puUivan, whose age is given as 29, and who formerly lived in Dead wood lie enlisted at Omaha, Jan uary 20, this yeai^iyj^ gave his resi dence at that time as street, 'Omaha. 020 A. W. Douglas YanijfonJs much pleased and en cwir^ftaskoyer the promise of interest ed parties in the opening of the Port land cw&ent'business there. Form erly the plant was that known as the "wet process" plant, but under the new o^jjation is to be conducted as a "dry plant." The Plankinton estate which formerly owned the plant,' "is still the controlling interest in Thp business. State Eugineer Lee has just ret\iiyr ed from a trip to the eastern par^'j^f:. the state pu r?ad and drainage matt-* ters. A trip-over the proposed from Watertown to Forest City started, ani met with enthusiastic .receptions as far west as Faulktoif,' wirere the trip was abandoned for the present on account of weather condl/ tions. All the places visited on the trip were enthusiastic in regard to the road movement, and each town was ready to furnish the required auto transportation to make the next step on-the trip. ii. 15. Wadleigli lecently received tlie dynamite intended for the com J&l^ demonstration by the Dul'ont people last month, and has had one and a half acres sub-soiled with the explosive. Next spring Mr. Wad leigh will plow one acre along side this tield with a sub soil plow as deep as it can be plowed and along side that will plow one acre in the aver age way with a common plow. The three acres will then be planted to corn and all cultivated at the same time and in the same manner, so that the effects of sub-soiling may be shown in the appearance and product of the fields. Mr. Wadleigh learned that a Sully County neighbor, Mr. Davis, has been an experienced hand ler of dynamite and he secured his services in dynamiting his field. The herd of cattle owned by the "Scotty" Philip estate, which has been ranged on leased pastures on Lower Brule reservation for a num ber of years, has been closed out on account of tbe leasing privileges be ing cut out on that reserve. The last shipment of forty cars was made from Itadoka a few days ago, and this shipment marked the ending of one of tbe few big cattle herds which have held together west of the river regardless of the Settlement of the» past five years. This leaves aboujtf he only large herds in tbe state on the Cheyenne River reservation north Cheyenne river, and on Pine Ridge reservation in the southwestern part the slate, and the encroachments of settlement will soon put these erd8 out of existence, as it has all in tbe central fart of the state. HEADING FOR BLACK HILLS Extension Prom Faith Into Northern Part of Famous District. P. C. Hart, general manager of the Chicago, Milwaukee and Puget Sound railroad W. J. Keeley of Miles City, division freight and passenger agent, and other Milwaukee railroad men have Just made a trip over the Faith branch of the Puget Sound line, ex tending from Mobridge, on the Missou ri river, to Faith, in Meade county. From Faith the railroad men took an automobile journey west and south, inspecting various routes for the ex tension of the branch, which, it is stated on good authority, the road contemplates building soon. It is stated the line will be built to Borne point in the Black Hills and that from the Black Hills a line will be built northwestward, connecting with the coast line at some point in Mon tana. According to information re ceived from Eagle Butte, in Dewey oounty, that town will be made a divi sion point for the extension. Word comes from the Fox Ridgo country In Dewey county to the effect that the crop prospects are flrst clasu. The precipitation in Eagle Butte in July was 2.8 inches and it is estimated wheat will yield fifteen bushels to the acre, oats from twenty-five to thirty five bushels, and flax, corn and pota toes are all doing well and promise heavy yields. A party of Great Northern officials visited Aberdeen on a crop inspection tour of the line in the Dakotas. The party was composed of J. M. Gruhor, general manager C. II. Emerson, as sistant general manager F. Bell, gen eral superintendent W. P. Keijney, traffic manager, and James Robinson, division freight agent, all of St. Paul and S. Ennes, division superintendent of Breckenridge, Minn. They reported conditions to be extremely satisfac tory in nearly every section traversed by the road in the Dakotas. YANKTON IS OLDEST COLLEGE Founded in 1881 and Maintains Five Departments. Yankton college at Yankton, found ed in 1881, is the oldest institution tor higher education In the state. While the college was founded by a board selected by the Congregational churches It Is now entirely nonsecta rian, although the articles of incor poration provide for a board of sixty one members, a majority of whom shall be Congregationalists. The primary aim of the institution is to furnish young men and womeii adequate collegiate training. Subsidi ary to this main purpose instruction is given In preparatory studies, for teaching, music, art and elocution. I TWy canfl flytoahljfh for the Keminirtoii Caba. explosion behind National Bank of Commerce PIERRE, SOUTH The largest Banking Capital We pay 5 per cent per annum EWERT, President. V. V. KETCHUM, Vice-Pres. DAKOTA 4 CAPITAL, $100,000 SURPLUS. S 20,000 in Central South COMMERCIAL AND LIVE STOCK LOANS. H. Dakota. on time deposits. 5 C. QUACKENBUSH, E. P. FARR, Cashier Asst. Cashier. Five departments are maintained, the college, academy, normal department, summer school and the departments of art and elocution. The college has a twenty-flve-acre campus in one of the most attractive locations in South Dakota, near the Junction of the James and the Mis souri rivers. Three railway systems enter the city. Middle hall, Dakln hall, Ward hall of science, Clarke observatory, the gymnasium, the library and the Lay cottage constitute the college' group. The five-acre athletic field is located near the gymnasium. The field la equipped with a quarter mile running track, baseball diamond, football Held and large grandstand. Twelve scholarships are offered by the college, ranging from $120 to $30. Financial aid is granted young men studying for the ministry upon recom mendation of the faculty and one- hall the tuition fee is remitted t6 children of ministers and missionaries. The oollege has 254 alumni. Lectures for State Fair. ARROW SSS SHOT SHELLS comer" can't beat out the pattern-iltiven by a steel gripped charge. And with Expert Factory Loading, uniformity of speed and pattern is assured 'in each and every shell. Shoot Remington UMC 3 The state fair board is planning several special features of an educa tional nature in the interests of tbe farmers, for the fair to be held in Huron, Sept. 9 to 13, inclusive. Dr. A M. Hume of the department of ag romony, Professor J. G. Hutton, soli expert, and Professor Chaplin, crop specialist, all of the state college at Brookings, will give lectures, demon strations, and explanations of subjects in their respective departments, each day of the fair. Miniature platB from the experiment stations, showing what is being done by the state and by the government in the develop, ment of agriculture, will he presented. Other features will be added. %s- Aviator Performs Feat Arthur Smith, the daring nineteen* year-old aviator, accomplished what experienced alilnen had declared to he Impossible when he made a suc cessful flight from the old grounds. Deadwood had been pronounced yond the pale of aviation because ot lack of level spots and cross currenti, but the business men determined ta disprove this. Smith went up from a point 5,000 feet above the sea level ascended 500 feet and was in the air seven minutes, landing on the moun tain top where he started. Leaves Train and Is Killed. Domingo Bretal, a Spaniard, was run down and instantly killed near Westport, northwest of Aberdeen, by a St. Paul freight train while walk ing on the track. He had a railroad ticket from Seattle to New York and steamship ticket from New York to Cadiz. The tickets showed he b4 left Seattle, Wash., on July 81 In Femhuitnn-UMG 'Arrow Shells, the steel I puts all the force of the le shot. 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