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ABERDEEN DEMOCRAT
.* MO. B. DALY, Editor
Published Every Friday by
THE ABERDEEN1 PUBLISHING CO
114 1st Avenue East
Entered in the Postoffl"*e at Aberdeen, 8.D
second clada matter.
Subscription Price—One Year, $1.00
COST OF SENATORIAL THIRST
From the "contingent expenses"
accounts of the United States sen
ate for the session of 1809-10 soir.c
body gleaned not long ago a few
curious items. Among other things
charged were various gallons—109
in all—of a liquid called "sirup,"
which cost $3 per gallon. The un
derstanding is that this "sirup" was
used in the compounding of a pop
ular senatorial drink known as
"switchel." As to the nature of the
staff nothing definite is stated in
the records. There are items of ac
count earlier in the session referring
to two-quart decanters presumably
for use in holding the "sirup."
Switchel" is unknown to nation
al legislators in these days. Be
sides, there are certain ruies of a
prohibitory nature concerning what
congressmen may drink in the halls
of th6 capitol. But along with sen
atorial courtesy runs freely the fam
ous senate lemonade, upon which the
reports just presented by the secre
tary show for the last fiscal year
an expenditure of $318.97—about $8
less than the 1809-10 cost of "sirup."
Lest anyone suspect the savor of ec
onomy here, the item hastily added
that last year the honorable sena
tors also drank up something over
96,500 in mineral waters at the pub
lic expense.
As averaged up in the figures giv
en it was a thirst of $76 per man
which distinguished the Fifty-ninth
senate. As the "upper house" of
1809-10 contdined thirty-four mem
bers the "sirup" cost per senator was
less than $10. There will have to
be further particulars concerning the
Ingredients of "switchel" and their
value' before one may measure in
dollars and cents the saving forced
upon legislative Washington by regu
lations ill the Interest of abstinence.
—New York World.
TO ALL GOOD DEMOCRATS
'Tig a? pity and, pity Is 'tl3 true
'"'that the democratic party in this
'county of Brown is woefully weak.
i.The spirit of democracy has left the
hearts of many of those who bear
the name of political descendants of
'Thomas Jefferson. Instead of advo
cating the splendid principle laid
down by their political father of
|"Equal rights to all and special priv
ileges to none", they themselves, be*
.cause of their pe^onal interests,
'have seen it expedient to advocate
the opposite. And though they art
still bearing the name of "democrat",
they are. unworthy of it.
There Is another class of democrats
in Brown county and though they
are none too numerous, it is to
them that this editorial is addressed.
fThe principles advocated by the ad
ministration wing of the republican
party in this state are in sympathy
with the principles that nestle in
the heart of every good and true
eon of Thomas JefTerson. The "in
surgents", as they are called, have
by the principles they enunciated in
their last state platform and by their
acts in the last legislature, proven
^hat they stand for equal rights for
all men. This desire for equality and
justice for all citizens of this great
^{Commonwealth, was shown in the an
ti-corporation legislation carried
'through at the last session of the
legislature. The question for the
'jaext campaign is "Shall this work
.iontinuja?'^ It Is now no longer 'a
g'^uestlritt in this state of free silver
the gold standard. -The vital
StaGSttoalfi "ShajUthis refortg against
^v'Jhe gffeat corporations go on?" And
fl
good sons of Thomas Jefferson
1H« cast^iside their pride of party
*|ind meet^ the situation, siting that
shall «n. Democrats in Brown
capjhot ^wry through* a tick
of ^'theljr^^prn1 hut they ,«cai» he a
^^amighty^hejp'.''. In ,etecting one by
of the northwest
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COUNTY NEWS
WARNER
Albert Schuorr found Warner scen
ery attractive Sunday.
J. D. Tower and family called on
friends in town Sunday.
Dr. and Mrs. Pickering returned
from their eastern trip Sunday morn
ing.
Miss Josie Gaughan and Miss An
na Berg spent ^Saturday night at
the Hub.
Miss Grace Green of Aberdeen
called on .Miss Anna Berg Friday ev
ening.
Will Zell's house is already en
closed and awaiting the finishing
touches.
Pardy Fitch won the big split
wood ornament, which was raffled
Sunday.
Mrs. O'Brien was down Friday to
take her place in the orchestra and
attend to her music class.
Sam's building is near comple
tion. In addition to a suite of rooms
overhead there will be a number of
rooms for transients or steady
roomers.
Frank Smith, would be bad man
and gun dasher, was run out of
town Sunday with Instructions nev
er, never to return.
John Finn has had some trouble
with a slight sore on his instep
which threatens to develop Into a
case of blood poisoning.
Harvey Zweck and Ed Berg went
to Oakes Sunday to ftlay ball. We
are not advised as to particulars but
of course they are covered with
glory an inch thick by this time.
M. M. Fowler can now take some
comfort in his new office and feel up
to date like the rest with his new
gas engine. The power shed has
been torn oft and the new office pat
terned after the others in town.
Owing to the sudden approach of
barley harvest and fall work, the
dancing crowd was small Friday
night, but a good time was abroad.
The Warner orchestra furnished in
spiration.
Mr. .Markin, the tree man, was in
town this week and many of our
townsmen showed the progressive
spirit by placing orders for trees and
shrubbery. How much" more attrac
tive is property when adorned with
trees,
Rev. Hitter and Bob Studlvan
each invested in a pair of bronchos
hoping to have driving teams in a
short time. The ponies are doing
finely although stories are in the
air of a Lutheran minister sliding
down Railroad avenue on one end of
a broncho tie rope and hanging on
with a grit that was endearing.
O N E
and'
county
corre-
be
their farms
Mrs. George Knox has been visit
ing her sister, Mrs. Kennon.
Robert Bryan is out from St. Paul
looking over his father's estate.
E..P. Ashford and Son Ward have
returned from their visit at Evarts.
Mrs. Saul and Mrs. Allle Tiffany
wer6 shopping in Mansfield Friday.
A. P. Robinson and Ambrose Al
len transcted business In Hub City
Monday.
Mrs. Olson and Miss Mark were
shopping and sight seeing in Aber
deen Monday^
Grandma Patterson is now taking
medical treatment of Dr. Frank Mil
ler of Aberdeen.
George Knox is adding porches
on the east side of his house, which
make It appear more home like.
Mesdames Bayne and Miller will
entertain the Circle in the grove at
Rest Cottage., ^ursday, afternoon,
August 8th.
Rev, A, J, Tiffany and wife re
turned to Aberdeen Saturday They
were accompanied by their little
grandson.
•Miss Louesia Mark, of Goodhue,
Minn., is visiting her brother, Ghes
ter, and other friends and also re
newing the scenes of her childhood.
low" journalism. It is far from the
truth, hovejfer. The fact is that
though man^f farmers will lose their
entlfe crops,', they are abundantly
able, financially, to stand the loss.
There are very few farmers in the
Southern part of this fertile and
prosperous county who do not count
their banfe deposits by the thousanda.
There is i^arcely a farmer In the
/territory devastated storm
that is In debt or has been'fof years.
In fact, they are all rich. jOf course,
they will lose thelf thl& ^»ar'sscropl
but "they can $tand it
Twenty or even, ten A#wirs[ afeo,
«tt& a Sfown woyMCWe j&i&k the
"pretty11 g^pianlb t?
.great, pTOjp*rtty/that?has come'
H&L-Wfc
Fred Kopp, the favorite and gen
ial telephone repairer for the Gro
ton-Ferney line was in this vicinity
last week in the interest of the com
pany.
A private picnic was held Tues
day in A. P. Robinson's grove in
which figured the families of A. M.
Gray, Gibson Churchill and Clarence
Cowles, and their1 invited guests.
The numerous relatives of the dif
ferent Dunker families recently met
at the home of William Lawrence
(Mrs. Lawrence being one of the
daughters) for the purpose of hav
ing a family group taken. There
were flfty-two present. In all the
years since they migrated to South
Dakota only three deaths have oc
curred, namely, the infant daughter
of Mr. and Mrs. George Dunker,
"Grandpa" and the late John Dun
ker. We did not learn the name of
the artist but we hope they got a
good picture.
BATH
Leslie Deeble, of Britton, is vis
iting among his many Bath friends
this week.
Mrs. Catherine Stewart has been
engaged to teach in the Waubay
public schools.
Mrs. Ford and children are down
from Frederick visiting her parents,
Mr. and Mrs. Stickney.
Considerable barley and early oats
is being harvested this week. Mac
aroni wheat will be next.
Mr. Evans, a theological student,
is out from Wisconsin to spend his
vacation with his brother, William.
(Mrs. Hargrow of Groton, visited
with her daughter, Mrs. Martin Cav
anaugh the fore part of this week.
Mr. and Mrs. George Simpson are
up from Iowa to spend the summer
on their farm at the home of their
son Arthur and family.
The Misses Jennie and Margaret
Morgan entertained a party of young
ladies at Tacoma Park in honor of
Mrs. Theodore Ford, of Frederick.
Mr. and Mrs. E. C. Wenz, of Beav
erdam, Wis., who visited among re
latives and friends here for a week
or ten days, returned home last Fri
day.
Mrs. Morgan Jones, of Plana, died
this morning. The funeral services
will be held at the residence ot Fri
day afternoon at 2 o'clock. The re
mains will be buried in the Bath
cemetery.
HOUGHTON
Mr. and Mrs. Frad J. McArthur
and a party of friends were through
here on their automobile last Fri
day, visiting friends In this vicin
ity.
A cattle buyer by the name of Bau
gleton and his partner of Water
town, S. D., have spent the week in
and about here. They will ship six
or seven carloads of stock on Sat
urday morning. Their figures are
pretty low.
John Chesher, commonly called
"Big Jack", is here to spend the
summer, if not longer, on the Keen
an ranch. Jack, you are welcome.
Our neighbor, Samuel Johnston,
has returned from his visit to Ohio,
his boyhood home.
Miss Grace Watson, of Michigan,
a cousin of Mrs. W. L. Hall, is
here on a visit.
We learn that G. A. Bartholomew
intends putting down an artesian
well on the hotel grounds.
Have just heard that the muscu
lar wife of a renter In this neigh
borhood is in the hands of a deputy
sheriff from Aberdeen, to which place
she will be taken tomorrow morn
ing and tried "for assault and bat
tery on t)ie person of Mr. W. W.
Dela and various other things too
numerous to mention.
MANSFIELD
F. G. Perry is in Minneapolis tjiia
week.
Mrs. W.. J./ Stephens is expected
home from White Water, Wis.,where
she has been visiting relatives for
the past month.
Holenbeck & Wilson received a car
load of hinders this ^reek, which the
farmers are hauling away as fast as
they are set up.
7*he girls were all glad to see
Henry Kruger back. He looks' gond,
tipo,*--,**
Anna Smith returned home from
Huron, Saturday and is now head
In the, postoffice.
"„Jaltpn noy has bread for sale.
Everybody going to Aberdeen
A«gUst to^Siee^the monkles.
The wienerwurst club' had a spe
*as elected head moghl..
W. J. Stephens shipped a cm, of
nogs to Siouk City Tuesday^
£?The diphtheria scare seems to: be
Fuhrman's and the, other at Henry
Uettman's, both in the cpuntfj^frefe
by Dp a,-*®®'®®,
ABERDEEN DEMOCRAT, FRIDAY. AUGUST 2, 1907
N. C. Christlanson was in Redfield
one day this week.
A crew of men are at work re
pairing the Marshall Milling Co. ele
vator, getting ready for the fall
rush.
BRAIN ARD
Miss Hattie Durkee of North Da
kota is visiting her aunt, Mrs. Ami
Durkee.
Al. Wood of Des Moines, la., is to
spend the summer with Philip Grantz
This makes the sixth summer he has
visited with Mr. Grantz.
Geo. Elliott, who has been spend
ing two weeks with his father at
Hartley, la., returned today, bring
ing two Hartley friends with him.
The Westport people evidently
made wine out of their "sour
grapes" and it went to their heads.
They didn't hardly know who did
play ball Sunday on their diamond.
Mr. Hammer, the N. W. Land Co.
painter, who has been painting Mr.
Curtiss' house in east Oneota, left
for Grand Forks on Thursday.
The Brainard-Columbia ball team
has disbanded for the summer.
Several farmers are busy in the
harvest fields.
Mrs. Cole and daughter Hazel
went to Aberdeen Tuesday to visit
a week with relatives.'
P. J. Hedbloom's new barn is pro
gressing finely. He has three car
penters at work on it.
A brother of Mrs. Wm. Strachan
is expected here soon to work thru
harvest.
Dr. Markin was called out to H.
C. Badgley's last Saturday evening
to take several stitches in the baby's
lip caused by falling on a foot scra
per.
Miss Neva Elliott accompanied by
Miss Edna Boulby and Otis Gilborne
of Aberdeen, drove out home Satur
day evening and spent Sunday at
the lake.
Mrs. R. S. Elliott and son return
ed Saturday evening from a visit
with relatives in Waterloo, la. They
also made stops at Mitchell and Wes
sington, this state.'
WESTPORT AND ONEOTA
Little Lydia Fletcher is very ill
report.
Mr. and Mrs. F. C. Benjamin were
Westport visitors Sunday.
The postmaster is having an Ice
house dug nean his old home.
Miss Mamie Moyle was a West
port shopper Monday afternoon.
The machine men are doing a rush
ing business, also a good twine busi
ness.
Miss Magdalene Gernon and sister
Marie did shopping in Aberdeen
Monday.
Air. and Mrs. Walter Mott spent
Sunday In town with their daughter
Mrs. Neer.
iMiss Kittie Callahan spent a few
days in Frederick recently, return
ing Monday on the freight.
Mrs. Wm. Sieman and Mrs. Wm.
Anderson ate supper with Mrs.
enjoyable time Sunday evening.
The Franklyn, Oneota and Brain
ard people all came in Sunday to see
Westport and Columbia piay ball.pl^
Another big ball game in West
port Sunday. Columbia and West
port played. The score was 5 to 6
in favor of Columbia.
Mr. and Mrs Nelson Johnson of
Harold, S. D., are here on a visit
to their brother, F. B. Johnson. They
are accompanied by their four lit
tle daughters.
Mr. and Mrs. "F. B. Johnson spent
Sunday forenoon' at "Sunny Acres",
and enjoyed a visit with the Misses
Evans, and in the afternoon Mrs.
part of the day with her Sister, Mrs.
B. Bell.
The W. C. Tj U. had a very suc
cessful meeting at the "town hall
Thursday. Their next meeting will
take pdace Friday afternoon at 3
o'clock August/.i3, 1907. All inter
ested are cordially Invited to attend
Membership fe&3 are $1 a year.
BRAINARD
Branch Nokey^s family are moving
into their finefnew house.
Chas. McPheVsbn Is building a kit
chen at Fairviaw this wekk.
Mrs. R. S.jJfSUiott has returned
from an extended visit with her par
ents In Waterkift la.
(Miss Lydia jhgtcber is serious ill
at her home ifiMjOneota "with heart
trouble. Dr. ^killer of Aberdeen is
attending her.-'
A foarty of d^inard young folks
had a' picnic dtl Jpj&rdhune's on the
Elm last Sun^y-1 Those who at
tended were EdiafcflStfiott, Grace and
JeWxie Hunger&olriV$rdle Wakely,
report .a dandyitliiW' and the b&ys
a dandy dinner.^ 'M
^Misses Mildr$p4d Mayme Strach
an returned It^JFriisy from jkber'
wmmm?:m
deen where they were spending a few
days with their brother, T. L., be
fore his departure to Webster, S. D.,
where he will make his home.
The Brainard base ball team
achieved another victory while play
ing with Westport last Sunday,when
the Brainard outfit appeared on the
diamond the Westport seemed to
think they had an easy mark, but
when at the close of the seventh
inning the score stood 6 to 0 in favor
of Brainard they decided they had
run up against the real thing. Brain
ard had their original team with
the exception of their pitcher, Fred
Cooper of Columbia, who was speedy
man reached first base until after
the seventh inning. With Cooper
and Thomas as batteries Brainard
felt no alarm over the outcome of
the game. Westport 'sported' a We
tonka catcher and a Columbia man
on second. The score stood 5 to 6
in favor of Brainard at the end of
the game.
WETONKA
Claud Morrison of Westport was a
Weaonka visitor today.
Will Muskovitch is suffering from
a severe attack of pleurisy.
Al Walker is erecting a large barn
on his farm adjoining town.
Mesdames Ellis and Von Eschen
were Aberdeen visitors last week.
Miss Lizzie Baker has accepted a
position as clerk with J. N. Lindley.
dinger Bros, of Maxwell, Iowa,
are fixing up and painting their
buildings on their farm north of
town.
Mr. Doughty of Aberdeen, an old
time resident of this vicinity, was
renewing old acquaintances the past
week.
Wm. Doll and Will Holmes have
have commenced the erection of a
livery barn 28x40 feet near the M. &
St. L. depot.
It is rumored that the depot will
be open for business about August 1.
We hope it is true and that we will
soon have daily train service.
Messrs. Sweazy and Coffee go to
Leola tomorrow to put in the frame
work for the new cement block build
ing that is being erected by the First
State bank of Leola.
John and Fred Spellman wlll start
overland for North Dakota to get
ready to start up their threshing out
fit. Their father, J. H. Spellman, and
ORCHARD
Whatever- conflicting views may be
entertained as to the verdict in the
case of Haywood, there will not be
much controversy as to. Orchard.
Orchard confessed many outrage
ous crimes, and he .did so with a
smug face and 'an air of self-right
eousness which did not suit the place
that he was in or the duty with
which he seems to have been charg
ed.
Orchard was penitent and pious,
but he was also acquainted with the
Pinkertons, and he evidently wanted
a a
Although the ministers of religion
hold out many comforting assur
ances of the efficacy of repentance at
the eleventh hour, it is noticeable
that the world at large is not much
impressed with it. Men do not un
dertake to argue, the point. They do
not pretend to settle It. They sim
ply leave it to the theologians as an
abstraction until it confronts them
as a practical question, and then they
act upon their doubts.
No one can say, of course, what
influence Orchard's fearful story
might have had on the jury if he had
appeared merely as a frightened cut
throat who bad turned State's evi
dence with the sole purpose of sav
ing his own life, but it could not
have had less effect than was pro
duced by his canting platitudes.
Dynamite and the dovology, bludg
eons and the beatitudes, guns of the
gospel, do not go together. Murder
ers .may repen| and there will be
few who will .trouble themselves
about the genuineness of their con
version, but there is a natural and
probably a commendable indisposl
tioA on the part of the average man
to base any Important action upon so
uncertain a foundation.
By his own admission Orchard has
sounded all the depths and shoals of
crime for a lifetime. He has hesitat
ed at nothing, from lying to wholer
sale murder. To such a monster one
more lie or one more murder might
make no difference. The jury seems
to have taken some such view of it.
We are to learn from this proceed
ing, therefore, that in criminal pro
secutions State's witnesses may be
too penitent* may confess too much,
may be more pious than ls necessary
and may nullify theii- own testimony
by assuming that, already aniong the
elect, they are particularly called to
deal damnation rgund the land.
Whether Orcharg^ repentance is
real or feigned, he.undoubtedly d*
serves hanging if
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