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Msm mM w# v4 SptW JV 3 /888S COLUMBIA Mrs. Vina Wilbur Bpent a few days this week out in. the country visiting Mrs. Gooding. Fred Sea, wife and child, from near Greenville, Michigan, are visit ing Mr. and Mrs. J. A. Elliott. They will remain for some time. H. J. Winehelmer, of Merrill, la., is here looking after his various bus iness Interests. He has had a gran ary built on his farm occupied by William House. Art Clark steamed up his rig on Monday and all the nearby farmers hauled in oats to'have threshed. Mrs. J. E. Jett, of St. Paul, who has been visiting her parents, Mr. and Mrs. John. Gaskin, left for home Monday in response to a telegram an nouncing the sudden death of a near relative of her husband at St. Paul. J. J. Nelson came up from Aber deen Monday after spending about a week there looking after insurance business. Mrs. C. K. Hays and daughter, Fern, arrived home from Indiana last week and are stopping down on the farm where Mr. Hays is at present engaged in the harvest. Mr. and Mrs. John Gaskin will leave Wednesday this week for St. Paul, where they will remain for a few dpvs and then will proceed to Milwaukee and Chicago where they will visit relatives. On their re turn th-ey will pass through St. Paul, where (Mrs. Gaskin will tarry for a while and buy her fall and winter stock of millinery. (Mrs. Dora Overacker has accepted a position as saleslady in Gaskin's store, entering upon her duties on Monday morning. v„ The wife and two children of Judd Eckerson arrived from Merrill, la. Saturday night. Mr. Eckerson is erecting a $2,000 residence on Lake Boulevard north of the Gaskin resi dence. The building of the farmers' elev ator is being rushed by quite a large crew of men, but it is scarcely pos sible to have it completed by August 15th as provided in the contract. If the weather continues good new grain will be on the market by that date. Mr. and Mrs. H. G. Pierregg, of Kansas City, Mo., parents of Mra. W, G. Osthoff, are visiting here. George Dennert and 'Herman Schliebe, each with a new threshing rig, will help clean up the shocks on the west side. Mrs. S.- P. Malone, with her son, Robert, of Huron, arrived here on Saturday and went out to the home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Sullivan. Mr. and Mrs. J. Howard Taylor re turned from their visit in Michigan Saturday. They bring word that their son, Clifford, in the drug business at Bremerton, Wash., was married to a lady from Albuquerque, N. M. The marriage took place in Portland two weeks ago. Mrs. M. E. Downing, of Aberdeen, was a visitor here this week, looking over the old town which was once her home. The harvest weather for the last week has been fine and a continuance of it for another week will pretty nearly wind up the harvest in this section. Rust has done some dam age. W' •S" 4 MANSFIELD Mrs. Doud and daughter who have been visiting Mrs. Doud's brother, Mr. Lane, left for their home at Chi cago, 111., Thursday evening. Miss Lennella Madison is assisting Mrs. Flick during harvest. Mrs. Foncannon, of Faulkton, is spending a few days with her bro ther, Mr. Sutton, who has been con fined-to the bed for the past week. Mrs. Stephens returned home on Friday morning from Wisconsin yrhere she was called to attend the luneral of her mother. -v Mr. F. Remde'and children visited ihis broilier, Hugo,' last Monday, ^f Mrs. Freeman was taken suddenly #111 last Friday, night after eating ice j. tsfeam. Drs. Bateg.ffjMid Pickrehm Were called. Miss Olive Perry, of Northville, la Spending this week with her aunt, Mrs. F. Perry, as her mother ,has gone to Minneapolis for treatment. Andrew Johnson was a passenger ?^irom Northville Monday. ri§|i Miss Dorothy (Brown, of Aberdeen, fels spending a few^d^ys with friends .^.in Mansfield. Miss Rachel Stephens 1b assisting Mrs. Bangle during harvest. Mrs. George Perry and family vis- ited with relatives in Northville over .Saturday and Sunday., SSSs =. .rjaMsf. GOUNTRY NEWS •W Miss Frieda Lnltger spent Sunday. at her home west of Mansfield. Mrs. Lyman and son arrived from North Dakota Monday night where they will visit Mrs Lyman's moth er, Mrs. Hanson Rev. Christianson, of Castlewood, was in Mansfield one day last week. The infant daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Bon Hollenbeck was quite ill last Friday. Mrs. James Hye, Miss Smith, Miss Ross, Miss Watson and Mrs. Bates went graping at the river Saturday. Miss Dora Seibrasse and Ida Nierman visited at Mellette Friday and Saturday. Miss Rose Nierman of Northville, and Miss Anna Seibrasse, of Gettys burg, visited at the Seibrasse home Sunday. Harvest Is in full blast. Ed Wil son has been running a 'binder day and night for the past week and will finish cutting tomorrow night. Mr. Claude Roberts, who has been out near Lemmon on his claim, is now back to Mansfield. Mrs. Hanson and daughter and two cousins of Milwaukee, spent last Tuesday with her daughter, Mrs. Kates, of Warner. LOWRY NEWS The Lowry base ball team gave the Bangor team a practical demon stration of the way to play the na tional game last Sunday afternoon on the local grounds. A fine bouncing Joseph was born to Mr. and MrB. J. B. Foster last Saturday afternoon. The mother and child are doing well and J. B. is act ing as well as could be expected. The church services were held in the waiting room of the M. & St. .L. depot Sunday. The accommodations there are much better than at the old school house, where there was frequently some friction between the visitors and the seats. Ed Beitelespacher, the local dray man until Monday, has sold his busi ness to John Huber. Miss Christine Heine, who has been visiting her sister, Mrs. John. Herman, returned to her home in Mound City last week. Joseph' Bundschuh has leased -the local pool hall from Christian Os chzner and wilT lor the next six months operate it in connection with his other business enterprises, "j..- There were three carloads of cat tle shipped from this station Mon day evening one by Crawford and two by N. R. Ingalls. Last week Crawford and Clark were the ship pers. Rev. J. G. Fertsch has come to take charge of the work of the Zion's congregation. Rev. Fertsch will also have charge of the work at Akaska and at the station northeast of town. Mr. and Mrs. William Schilling are rejoicing over the birth of a baby boy- 1P1I1 Messrs. Netimen and Deari are at work south of_ town. in the harvest friends Miss Hilda MoCloskey is visiting her brother, E. O. McCloskey. C. J. Yocum is building a house on his claim north of town. Pg g| ONEOTA AND WESTPOBT We are having a fine warm spell. Good corn weather they say. Little George Hocum and Marie Gernon spent Monday evening at the Vaughan home. 'Mrs. Arthur Young, who has been here visiting friends, has gone to Leola to visit and will go from there to Wetonka to spend a few days with her Bister and family, Mrs. E. B. Friel. She took her kodak along and while there she will try and take a snapshot at the new baby whom she meets for the lrst time. Miss Anna Doll, of Wetonka, spent Monday forenoon with her many friends here and they were more than delighted to see her. She will teach the Heydalauff school the com ing winter. Mr. and Mrs. John Callaghan and babies spent Sunday in town. Mrs. Callaghan has been viBiting in town for* a week. Mrs. Martin Shearn and children of the Brown farm, ate ice cream with Mrs. It. L. Gernon Sunday. F. & -Benjamin and a friend were up from Aberdeen Sunday, fft® Mrs. Chas. Appel and q. friend were here ift.Jtheir.s auto .^onday forenoon. •Ray Mamock will buy grain: for the North elevator man (Brady) this fall. Rumor lias it that hev.^L&s rented the Fluke residence. Mrs. Evans and daughter, spent a day recently withMrs. Mlllspaugh. (Mrs, Stoddard and (Miss Smith spent Sunday near Columbia with Mrs. Bwn.f jlfS. SIBPlfuV.-' Mrs. Lynn iDickey is out from Frederick spending a week with her home folks. Mr. O. P. Sleman was down south of Aberdeen for a few dayB, looking after TiisJ^reshing interests in that iocallty. J. W. Daley is down from Freder ick these days. Mr. E. E. Denison made a busi ness trip to Aberdeen Tuesday. Mrs. Seguinn.will entertain the Ladies' Aid society at her home southeast of town Thursday, August 6. All are cordially invited to at tend. Mrs. J. C. Sieman will entertain the Altar society Wednesday, August 5 at her home north of town. Jim and Aloysius Lebold were up from Aberdeen to spend, a. few days among relatives here.- Yr"' (Rumor has it that" the rust has taken nearly all the hard wheat in this locality. Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Hartman -at tended Catholic services in Aberdeen Sunday. (Mrs. Mincks, of Oneota spent Sunday with her daughter in Aber deen. Ed Callaghan just returned from Lemmon, where he went some time ago to live on and improve his claim. Mrs. Young and Mrs. John Cal laghan v|lsited at Columbia Tues day. Mr. and Mrs. John Callaghan and children have gone out to spend a few days with home folks at Mr. P. Callaghan's. Mrs. J. C. Sieman entertained the Altar society at her home north of town Wednesday afternoon. The time was spent very pleasurably in doing patchwork for the society aft er which a very bountiful and at the same time dainty supper was served. Covers were laid for about fifteen ladles and the tables were beautifully ideaorated with sweet p-sas, nasturtiums and other flowers. All enjoyed a fine social and busy time and repaired to their home about 5 o'clock. The time was not set for the next meeting. It will be given out later on. Miss Clara Hogan went down to Aberdeen Wednesday to visit among relatives for a few days. Miss Anna Lane, sister of Mrs. John 'Hogan, re turned witli her and spent a few days at the Hogan ranch,' returning to. Aberdeen Wednesday evening. Her home is at Monticello, Minnesota. .»« RONDELL tl-elp is rather scarce this year but Mr. and Mrs. Almanzo 'Robinson got a hand Sunday, August 2, which they think they will keep. He is a husky lad and weighs eight pounds. Work on the Presbyterian church at Stratford will begin this week and all subscriptions for the building should be paid in at on.ce. Fred Ashford and wife were Aber deen visitors Saturday. ,(s Mr. and Mrs. Mundhenk drove over to Stratford Saturday. Harvest is progressing rapidly. John Dunker has purchased a new Deering binder of M. M., the machine man of Warner. Miss Edna Olson drove to Strat ford after binding twine. Men's time is at a premium these days. Mrs. Henry Dunker has been en joying a visit from her cousin in Iowa. H-anry Anderson and family drove out from Mellette and spent a day at John Neil's the first of the week. Dr. Fowler came down in an auto Tuesday to view,,.the harvesting of his crops. John Neil says he "can't milk with a sore hand," but his wife says, "John's afraid of that old cow, is what's the matter." Poor John. Nora Rehfeld, of Stratford, is vis iting her aunt, Mrs. Fritz Dunker. Mr. E. P. Ashford and son, Frank, have arrived from Des Moines, la. "^,1 LIBERTY harvest Is in full blast most of the grain being very good. Black rust is reported in blue sten^i and bard wheat fields, but it Is hoped the dam age is not extensive. Paul Kuhn left last Friday morn ing for bis homestead west of Pierre, where he will settle .down to house keeping all by himself. Mr. and Mrs. E. O. 'Hurlburt wel comed a new son last Tuesday morn ing. He arrived in time for the fall run with the threshing machine. Einar Olson and bride autoed through the township Tuesday even ing, en route for the Greenfield borne. The speed of the auto was so great that we fear the happy couple did not bear the congratulations of their friends. GreenfleM citizens must have very valuable ifiagricultural Implements now, since the county board raised them 100 per cent. Miss Nana Hoban writes from her iBERDEEN DEMOCRAT, FRIDAY, AUGUST 7, 1908 Minnesota liome ber acceptance of the Nutten school for another year. Her many friends rejoice at this. Miss Jennie Black received her eighth grade diploma last week. It would be interesting to know bow many of these diplomas are held by Liberty young people. The number would doubtless be a surprise to many of our older citizens. WARNER Miss Carrie Seaman spent Sunday the guest of Mrs. L. A. Pickering of Stratford. Miss Gurine Gunderson will assist Mrs. Newkirk this harvest. Miss Josie Gaughan left for Aber deen Wednesday. The rust seems to have done con siderable damage in this locality in the late wheat'. The 18-months-old child of Mr. and Mrs. Herb Boulais is reported to have sustained a stroke of paraly sis. Saturday night the directors of the Farmers' Elevator company met in regular session and transacted business. W. F. Crogan, of Mellette, was in town Friday. Occasionally a freight passes through here laden with nearly a hundred hoboes. Evidently the rail road companies have their share of the harvest task. Miss Anna Berg and mother spent Sunday in Aberdeen. The foundation for the new Brown mansion is being laid. A. L. Williams haB a new floor laid in his residence. E. C. Berg has returned to Sea man's store and things look natural once again. Narregang's Illusion show appears in Warner August 18. Mr. Trenholm, of Watertown, ar rived Saturday night to work for M. M. Fowler. L. O. Moulton started up Saturday to thresh a little feed and see how the machine worked. Shorty an'd Andy both served ice cream last week. 'Glen Anderson has been for sev eral days a guest of Philip Seaman. Ladies' Aid met Wednesday at the home of Mrs. Albert Cate. %k The new building of Brosz & Guaschnik is nearly completed. They expect to handle a full line of gen eral merchandise. D. (Ryan, of Aberdeen, has rented the Leola House, having taken pos session on Wednesday of thiB week. R. W. Lang is erecting a building on Main street near the Leola house. He will have charge of both tele phones, and will handle confection ery and cigars. Ys Mr. McMillin is enlarging his res taurant into a modern three-story hotel. Mr. Winters, of the McArthur Pi ano company, of Aberdeen, was in town transacting business last week About forty landseekers came up on the train yesterday morning. Our Wednesday morning train is getting to be very popular, and we believe would be a paying proposition for the railroad if it would give us at lea,st anothejr morning train each week. Mr. Hible, of the firm of Aasved & Hible, is erecting a beautiful home Mr: and Mrs. Hible will reside here permanently in the future. L. S. LaiHatte, jeweler, is building a dwelling house. Mr. and Mrs. C. W. Hawes were Aberdeen visitors this week. Mr. and Mrs. R. W. Lang and son, Jim, were at Aberdeen between trains Wednesday Schuchardt & Washburn's new business block is rapidly going up under the supervision of F. S. Mark er, contractor. vs'XK y, -/"in)': Work will be commenced this week on the new $8,000^.school building. Farmers report very little black rust In this vicinity. Mrs. F. J. Pietz is recovering quite rapidly after quite a serious illness. "Who is the game warden?" is the principal question asked these days. The CatHblic parsonage Is well on the road to completion. MHw* HOUGHTON Our section foreman goes around as if there was something the matter with him and there Is. His wife and boy have gone on a protracted visit to Chicago. You can hear the noise of the harvester at work from early morn ing until late at night on all sides .of you. The grain is ripening rap idly. We hear of the ravages of rust but have seen none of it. Mrs. Wilty, who lives in Iowa, is visiting her daughter and sister in this town. -4ft 1 As an evidence that ttfb boom has struck Houghton we notice that the railroad company's surveyors have been at work reBurveying part of the village plot and that the last lot on •Main Btreet has been sold within the One day this week .... Same time last week ... January 1, 1908, to date Same period last year .. 3# "PS been having t1& .''Si LEOLA ITEMS •'isSfiiMPfc- The new residence being put up by T. Tollefson progresses toward com pletion and Ed McCoy's new build ings are almost ready for use. Mrs. Bert Congdon and daughters have returned to their home in For est city after a visit with friends here. Lew Sutler 1b a "widow man", his wife and babies having gone for a visit to Mrs. Butler's old home In the Sucker state. CORTLANDT Rev. and Mrs. McGovern came out from Aberdeen to hold services Sun day. r, i. .... p§ Miss Anna Hoode of'Aberdeen is spending a few days at A. P. An derson's. *sy Miss Lettie Gregson came out from Aberdeen today to visit for a time with relatives and friends. F. L. Volz of Aberdeen spent Sun day with friends in this vicinity. Mr. Craft of the engineer corps, entertained Saturday evening in honor of the anniversary of his birth. The, guests assembled on the lawn in front of the tents where dainty refreshments were served. Mr. Olson was present With his fine phonograph and entertained,- .the company. Miss Doris Healy returned to Ab erdeen Friday evening, after spend ing several weeks at H. S. Hitch cock's. Mr. Fred Derr and little daughter went to Wisconsin Friday to remain for a couple of weeks. Mrs. Sanderson closed her school Friday and returned to lier home in Aberdeen. Miss Vallie Burke of A^er^een is visiting the Webb chlldrenr 'B. W. Shrewsbury has returned from Long Lake, Minn., bringing his bride with him. (He has rented tht blacksmith shop and will run it thru the fall. 1 „fVs i' 'V RICHMOND Cressie Pratt invited a number of her friends to help celebrate her 'fourteenth birthday last Thursday afternoon. There will- be a box social at the Richmond depot Saturday evening, 'August 15th. The funds will be used for purchasing a new organ f6r the Sunday school. Everyone is in vited, .. Mr. and Mrs. Lledtke and daugh ter were guests at the Orth home SundayU'vi Harvesting has begun In earnest. Last Wednesday afternoon Mr. Wm. .Prouse had ,the misfortune of breaking his right arm below the elbow, while working in the hay field. Weekly Market Lettej: Mrs. Coons and Mrs. Miller were Cattle... 9,00K§| 5,621 .187,941-: 44,2195^ 154,005 CATTLE Steers good to choice .......... Cowshelfers good to choice .... Cutter Cows f"2.60 Bologna bulls 2.50 Veal calves common .. ..' Stock and Feeding bulls ..-^&v^2.25' Grass fed steers '"'.V.: 1.00' Steers fair to good k........... Cowsheifers fair to good ',yt 3.50 Canner Cows ...' .*^1:75— Veal calves good to choice Vs.75 Butcher bulls v. 3.0O— STOCKEBS AND FEEDERS Good to choice feeding Bteers, 900 to 1000 lbs $3.00-^4^25^ Fair too good, 800 to 900 lbs......... .......3,00—3.65/ Common to fair .... 2.50—3.00 Good to choice stock Bteers, 600 to800 lbs. ..... 2.50--3.25 Fair to good, 600 to 800 lbs 2.60--3.00 Common stock steers'"............ 2.00--2,50 Good to choice stock heifers .., .. ^.... 2.35--3.60 Common stock heifers Stock feed bulls .. dogs Monday V.. .$6.00—6.40 Tuesday Wednesday 5.00'—6.50 Thursday ...... 5.75—6.60 Friday 5.00—6.50 Saturday .v 6.00—6.75 Monday ... 6.00—6.75 iWWf' week. There is also considerable talk of a third general store being opened for the fall trade. price range v.. ... 5.25—6.40 SHEEP Genuine spring lambs 4 ?6-°0—6-75 Spring lambs, common to fair 3.0X)—4.50 Yearlings good to choice ..... ..... ...... 4.25 6.00 Ewes good to choice ...... .,.3. 3.75—-4.25 Wethers good to choice Bucks ,'V :®8ty ST7E -PBS W jHogfl' Sheep 1,700 to«o 1,082 702,250 548,245 •..«..il43,7.22 117,390 .f... 16.00—16.75 Oft— 5.00 2.75 2.75 3 00. 2.75 5.00 5 73 4'30V 2.25 5.25 4.00 k.. 1.50 ^... ...... 5.00— WEST BRAINARD Mrs. Ash Wakley, of Frederick's!* spent last Saturday afternoon with Mrs. Branch Wakley. Gordon Vaughan is sporting a fine* new rubber tired buggy theBe days/,-S Miss Carrie Shattiok departed the -1 first of the week for her home at BelVidere, ill., after a six-weeks visit with her father in Oneota. Mr. and Mrs. D. C. Vaughan drove'-" to Aberdeen yeBterday and spent the day shopping in the Hub City. Miss Edna Elliott and Scott Jones were pleasantly entertained at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Raynard in Oneota on Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. Jens Jensen and lititle granddaughter, of Ida Grove, Iowa, arrived on Wednesday for an extended visit with their daughter/^J Mrs. H. G. Rathjen. ^r" H^BVEST HANDS WANTED TO "'VHARVEST CROP AT HECLA Hecla, S. D., Aug. 6.—The ComrVi mercial club of this city reports that the condition in this vicinity is a peculiar one, there being the largest crop to harvest that has ever been known and the fact that there are so few harvest hands causes some anxiety. In former years men have always been plentiful at this time, but this year they seem to be very scarce. Hecla Is In the center of the best, grain country in the northwest and the yield here Is something Im mense. It requires a great deal of help to handle the enormous amount of grain. It is estimated that there will be 500,000 bushels of: small grain alone handled in Hecla this year. MITCHELL MAN BITTEN BY DOG Mitchell, S. D., Aug. 6.—E. A. Young left for Chicago today to take treatment at the Pasteur institute for the bite of a mad dog. Mr, Young was bitten ten days ago in the thigh by a dog and a few dayB after he returned to the place and killed the animal, sending its brain to Chicago for examination, He received- the report from the phy sicians stating that the dog was in the first stages of hydrophobia. With*-?, out waiting to take any more chanc es Mr. Young started at once to take the necessary treatment. See Geo. BoIIcb for Eire .and nado InBurance. :H» 2.00—2,50 2,M-2# B&k' range $6.25—6.30 6.00—6.I0 6.00—6.25 6.25—6.35 6.40—6.50 6.45—6.5^ 6.40 —6.56 4.00 2.00- St. Paul Union Stockyards Co. 4.35 3.00 Hub City shoppers TueBday. Cressie Pratt Is assisting Mrs. Mor$$i' ris through harvest. •i •Mb-'