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tv. Incert. Ifarner a derby liat espect 111 man look Ilk# brains at all komb Derby hat I a dome. Btchet face Ivltli care, ^oiir man becomns peaked cap [of clowns plaudiug laught, (frowns. leatli one of these has got, crowded full not. politics lorthat, etterthan bat. track a joke of tongue, |erby hat unn. fcft for the Hub Mon- fctruck town Tuesday prse, man, pull, sack. went to Aberdeen Hson went to the Hub visit. lot! family were down I Estey's. of Aberdeen was a Etoby this week. |ge met Saturday night ones rods Billy, [of Aberdeen spent a |g Mrs. Ellsworth. met last Wednesday |Mrs. Alfred Cate pd family have gone to (spend the winter.'^ I low comfortably housed irest of the winter. of Aberdeen, has weel$ with friends waspainfu'ly hurt on leek by the kick of theatrical star, etc. home, sweet home" I'ng an effort will be clloil Monthly Concert SEASON OF 1905-6 TH DAKOTA ATE BAND Direction of J. J. CASON iy Evening, Jan. 22 AT THE GOTTSCHALK and has recently obtained several capable ers who have moved to the city to reside pgage in business, and more are expected Aberdeen has now one of the best bands northwest, and one of which she should Itly proud. Boost the band by attending- 50c to all parts ofthe House md a sing at the liking or PH meet centralizing soon to talk report Chas. Rozell as fdn again and up and esnian returned from well ,u?rninK, trip. lluw» installed offlcem last week with a feast of oysters to wind up the program. James Faclden and son, Joe, return ed from Ilecla, Tuesday to visit awhile before starting for Iowa. Geo. Dunker must have a full grown artesian well by this time for he began drilling some time ago. Mite Society will meet next Wed nesday with Mrs. Chas. Ilogeboom. Come in the forenoon and Mrs. Iloge boom will furnish work. On Monday, Ed Berg became the proud possessor of a new clarinet and hopes to prove that the air is full of music and all you have to do is get ii out. Mrs. Mason, of the Aberdeen Lodge D. of H. was down last week to assist work installa iT finished the our local lodge in the tion. An oyster supp program. James Fadden, his son Joe, together with the Misses Frances and Gladys Hurlburt of Ilecla were down last week to the I. O. O. F. dance, return ing Saturday evening. Much indignation is being felt by local people because our phones can not reach Aberdeen, and some of our merchants threaten to.transfer their patronage to some other.'place. Parties going to the opera at Aber deen last week were: Chas. Fuhrman, John Nichols, Cleve Munro, Jelmar Colbo, Fred Hacanson, Revilie Rogers, Ethel Nicholls, Annie Hacanson, Ethel Roby, Sophia Hacanson, Alma Roby and others. Miss Anna Berg left last Thursday to visit relatives in Wisconsin, expect ing to be gone at least a month. Needless to say the tender notes of her cornet are missing when the orchestra plays and the trombone lias a sad note or two in its vocabulary. Some of our society people were dis appointed last week because the Mil waukee was too late to take them to the show but judging from the num ber that have gone in the past week Gottschalk would have good grounds for a suit against the company if they bad been obliged to depend on trains. The Junior Literary Society after a rest interspersed with vacation will have a mock trial, as last year. The line up is C. P. Moulton, plaintiff vs. R. B. Seaman, defendent. They with their attorneys are preparing a stiff combat and will join issue next ri day afternoon, all papers having beeu served. Mrs. Fred Fisher, Tuesday morning received the sad news of the death of a sister who lived in Pennsylvania and whom she had not seen for twenty years or more, Mrs. Mary E. Mann. It is thus our loved ones leave us and 'tis the way we must all go. Mrs. Fisher has the sympathy of many an old settler who left the folks back east so long ago and sought new fields. Last Friday the hall floor shook to the tread of dancing feet as the Odd Fellows, their wives, girls and sweet hearts, together with invited gue&ts made meiry to the music of Cason Orchestra. Tho they have been here before, our music critics think they }sM$&m ri.*x They sought a bit to eat! Not as the conquerer comes, fhey hurried in pellmell, All hungry-eyed, emaciate. fV ABERDEEN DEMOCRAT, FRIDAY, JANUARY fairly outclassed themselves in render ng.their share of the evenings enter tainment. Ninety-three numbers were out and as the inimitable Rhodes prompted the willing spirits the pos sessors danced around on their own feet and everybody elses, to their own unspeakable joy. Mansfield MARTYRS AT THE STEAK The gnashing teeth bit hard On a stern and rib bound roast, While boarders 'gain'st advented wall J. he leaden biscuits tossed An*d V?en anx'Ous brows grew dark As they glanced the table o'er And recognized in chowder form home things they's seen before. ^Jjat ?ouBht they thus afar? resh bread and tender meat? ihe wealth of seas, the spoils of forms? At sound of dinner bell. Aye, call it what you will, rPro,1dest spirit bows Before that nameless, shameless thing, A city boarding house. —I. M. Stolen. Miss Mable Langeland is visiting at her home in Mansfield. Miss Lea Wright was a pleasant visitor at our school one day this week. W. J. Stephens went to Chicago Sat urday with a car load of hogs and one of cattle. Mansfield is billed for a masquerade to take place in the hall, Jan. 26th. All are invited. A party of young people spent a very pleasant evening at the home of J. R. Patten last Friday. Mr. Slattery and Starer are here from North Dakota buying heavy horses to ship north. Mrs. Flick of Aberdeen came down Monday for few days'visit witli friends and relatives. It is reported that Roy Sanderson is very sick with an attack of typhoid pneumonia at Duxbnry. Mrs. Ed \Y ilson, who has been with Mrs. Sutton'and friends, went to her home near the river Sunday. Roy Bert and Miss Bern ice Padfield of Verdon spent a couple of days at the home of John Patten this week. Miss Colliton whois teaching in the Brook's school spent Saturday and Sunday with friends near Nortbville. W. T. Patten is varnishing, painting, papering and reshelving his store this week which.will add greatly.to its ap pearance. Miss Anna Smith came down from Aberdeen hospital where she under went an operation. She is at home and is gaining rapidly. Mrs. F. A. Remde, who lias been quite ill for the past week, is some what improved at present writing. She is being attended by Dr. Pickering. Walt Iledrick is enlarging the ice box in the butcher shop for Wm. Sut ton. The old one although quite large would.'not hold enough meat for his trade. We were both surprised and pleased to see the smiling face of Louis Fur man with us again after a two weeks' visit in Wisconsin. Guess he came back alone though. Rev. Tresidder and Dr. Campbell were visitors at the school Tuesday afternoon. Dr. gave us a very pleas ing and instructive talk on the ad vantages of our schools. Mr. Nels Walberg returned Monday morning from a three weeks visit at his old home in Balvin, Wis. Mr. Walberg lias not been home for nine years and reports many changes. He says they have about two feet of snow on the level. At a regular meeting the Woodmen installed the following officers for the coming year:' Wm. Snearly, V. C. C. Patten, Adv. A. Walberg, Banker C. D. Wilson, Clerk E. D. Eldred, Sentry Chris Siebrasse. Watchman Clarence Wilson, Escort F. G. Perry, Manager Columbia Fred Larson has a windmill and round tank in fine order for sale at a bargain. January 12th, born to Mr. and Mrs. Geo. IT. Williams, a son, at their home east of Plana. Mrs. Ingham, whose husband is now stationed at Miller, has been visiting her sister. Mrs. P. D. Kribs. Ossie Overacker and Miss Gustie Becker were among last riaay visitors from this place to the Hub. Saturday of this week -the annual meeting of stockholders of the Colum bia creamery takes place at Gaskin's Hall. The Christian Endeavors will hold a social this Friday evening at the residence of Mr. and Mrs. D. S. Turner. John DeLong, who has been for several months in charge of the pool room, is now assisting I. B. Mathews at the elevator. lfDays to raise good horses while N. Lewis recently «»ld a span of mares, four and live years old, to a Frederick buyer for $400. am J'"? 1906 Mr. and Mrs. Roy ITunsbergerenter tained a party of friends on last Thursday evening, the 11th inst., it being the second anniversary of their wedding. Mrs. Vina Wilbur has bought the house and two lots occupied for years by Marvin Pierce on James street. She will have the house rebuilt, work already being under way. Miss Mae Smalley borrowed her uncle Art's broncos to take her friend from Iowa sleigh riding. Although the ride was a brief one it was exceed ingly lively while it lasted. •Gust Wahl and his son, Walker were at Aberdeen on Saturday to have the latier's foot, treated. Pieces of broken bone are still coming out of the foot, which is not mending as fast as could be wished. Charles Erickson, who lives down the Plana way, was taken to the hospital Monday morning, suffering from a complication of troubles result ing irom grip. He has been sick some three weeks. A supper will be served the members of the Degree of Honor.and their fam ilies after lodge on Jauuary 23, 1900. It is hoped all members will make a special effort to come, as a pleasant evening is assured to all. Cutters are going cheap to the lucky fellow. Fay Mott got a $35 Portland cutter for 35 cents from F. N. Lewis. Frank Wynn got the other one for 32 cents. One of those fine sets or double harness ought to go well. R. L. Wood, at present working out of Aberdeen in the interest of the wholesale paint department of Jewett Bros., came up on the freight Satur day night to spend Sunday with Mrs. Wood, now visiting with her mother, Mrs. Gilbertson. John L. Murphy, conductor on the Great Northern, was home a few days last week visiting his parents. He joined the Aberdeen Knights of Columbus, going with them to Mitchell to assist in installing a new council of that order. Harry Hoover and Jim Lewis are hustling ice for all who are calcula ting on keeping cool in this town next summer. For the first time in the history of the burg it has not been possible to find ice in the neighbor hood. It was necessary to go three miles down tne river to the Bill Young place. Albert Karlen succeeds the firm of Karlen & Elliott, general merchan dise. Accounts due the firm payable f&m «lfe K\"/i Wmm§S?i to either of the firm. Clark River, brother of Mrs. Karlan, will help at tend the wants of customers. The old firm desires to thank their customers for their liberal patronage, and the new management hopes for the same, assuring fair treatment'to'all. Rondell Mrs. Knnx has been sick a day or two but is now better. Mez Slack went to Aberdeen Monday and returned Thursday. E. P. Ashford [and wife spent Sun day at Rest cettage with Mr. and Mrs. Bayne. Delaney & Doughty held an auction last Thursday, Friday and Saturday. The sales were good. Miss Gertie Shoemaker, who is book keeper for the Hart Lumber company of Aberdeen, is home for a vacation. Quite a company convened at the home of Martin Brush Monday night., it being the third anniversary of their marriage. We had a threatening snow storm Monday, but South Dakota is the ban ner state, and we are suffering no in convenience along that line. There is much talk of having a cen tral school established, and a petition to that effect is being circulated. The question will come before the public later to be voted on. Homer'JBaker, who was for some time at Hot Springs for his health, died last week at that place of consump tion, and his remains were sent home. Interment took place at Riverside on Saturday last. We are now enjoying the benefits of the farmers' telephone line, and each housewife can tell her neighbor when she has her dishes washed. So there is competition even in washing dishes, whtch perhaps lightens the drudgery. Any way we can find out the price of wheat before we start with our load. A very pleasant surprise party was tendered Mr. and Mrs. Alrnanzo Rob inson last Friday evening. About thirty of their friends took them by storm. However, they were equal to the occasion, and the little cottage in which the young couple were new ly ensconsed, resounded with merri ment, games and social chat. Later refreshments were served in abund ance, and at a late hour the guests de parted, wishing the couple a happy and prosperous life voyage. FOR SALE—One-half interest in stock in the best Livery barn in S. D., with privilege of buying or renting the barn. WOOD HARRINGTON, At WESTPORT Friers Great Discount Sale TO CONTINUE THIRTY DAYS Ten per cent off on cash sales of Dry Goods, Shoes, Overshoes, Hardware, Medicines, etc., and on all Staple Groceries except Sugar, Package Coffee and Flour. 19 POUNDS OF SUGAR $1.00 10 BARS OF SOAP 25 CENTS A limited number of freshly butchered unfrozen hogs with heads off will be taken in exchange for merchan dise at 6k per pound. E. B. FRIEL WESTPORT, So. Dakota an** SEVEN Bath Raphael Mespell arrived home last Thursday. Wm. Jones lias'been quite ill for the last two weeks. Belle Holborn ^"visited friends in Aberdeen most of last week. Ira Wilber and wife have returned from their visit to the coast. Mr^ Rap of Waubay is'visitlng with the family of her son, Grant. Mrs. Jay Wilber of Aberdeen called on her relatives here Sunday. Lydia and Meda! Lathrop visited their aunt, Mrs. Aaringen, the latter part of last week. People generally in the immediate locality were making haste to secure their ice harvest last week. The Hat social in the Woodman hall Friday night of last week was well attended. Something over twenty two dollars was realized and paid to the pastor. John and Wm. Regan departed Sunday night for St. Paul to continue their studies in the college of St. Thomas, located midway between the Twin Cities. Frederick From Frederick Free Press. A twelve-pound daughter was born to Mr. and Mrs. J. A. Fylpaa last Sunday, Jan. 7th. Miss Maud Burroughs has gone to Claremont near which place she has engaged to teach a six months term of school. Roy Glover has returned to his work in Ellendale,.where he isattending the M. T. S. He is a hustler and is pay ing his way out of 546 bushels of flax which he raised last season and now sold at $1 per bushel. Ace Webster has fourteen cars ordered for his cattle shipment to morrow to Cylinder, Iowa, and Chica go. He has a fine lot of steers that have had all the ground grain they wanted for months past and are in ex cellent condition. Speltz and barley have been the principal feed given them. Howell Bros, fed up their corn and on Friday of last week shipped sixteen carloads of steers to Hawarden, Iowa, where they will be fed corn sixty days longer. They were billed to Chicago, to which market they will go when finished. Yards were rented at Hawarden where corn is plentiful and cheap and G. B. Howell and Rudolph Pomplun will remain with the cattle until they are sent on. •"S u\. & r« 1 I PKIP 11 'JWS fl+ bm L.