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& a W MANSFIEED Mrs. Richmond and children spent several days last weeik visiting In Aberdeen. •!,• miv&i Mr. and Mrs. HtflaeB, Mrs^'Madl son and daughter, took In the fair at Huron Thursday Mrs. George Woodford was a pas senger to (Aberdeen Thursday. Those who attended the fair at Huron Wednesday were: Ralph Mick iora Slebrasse, Bennie Slebrasse, Miss Simith, George Holmes, Ida Nier man. Those who attended the fair Friday were: Mr. and Mrs. Jim Hye, Mr. and Mrs, Will Snearly, Dr. Bates and wife, MT. Steplhens and daughter Rachel. Mrs. Broneghim of Devoe spent last Tuesday with Mrs. Frank Perry. Miss Ross, Miss Simith, Mrs. Mc Garry went to Aberdeen Saturday. All returned on the evening train. Mrs,, Snearly and daughter Maud drove to Northville Monday to have some dental work done. WgM gj'g&Mr.. Buxton returned to his home in Aberdeen Sunday after visiting bis old friends here for nearly two we€ke- mm. l£ i§# KlSS"'' Miss Mabel Langeland came home from Aberdeen last Friday. She paBt A* Mrs. 'Langeland' and sons Lee and Arthur went plumming Sunday. (Geo. Palmer of Cresbard visited at Duxjbury this weekl Mr. Gentson and Hanson of North, ville visited at Markusonjs home on Bunday."-f^- Otto Smith" alnd Ray^'Brooks left Monday night for Brooking^, where they will attend school. Miss Mandah Smeby came down from Aberdeen Monday night to VIB It at her home for a short time. (Charles Schnorr died Saturday, September 19th, of Typhoid fever He was an honored citizen, a mem ber of the Masonic lodge and his friends were legion. He waB a kind husband and a loving father. This community extends its sympathy .at this hour of trial. The funeral was held at the home, three miles north west of Mansfield on Monday at 1 o'clock, and at 3 o'clock at the church in Warner, Rev. Nixdorff of Warner officiating. The remains were' laid to rest in the Warner cemetery. The funeral procession was large, about 3'5 vehicles being in line. Beside a host of friends,he leaves a wife, two sons and four daughters to mourn his loss... There was only two of the foully able to attend the funeral, 'which made it very sad. Mr. and Mrs. Stephens drove to Aberdeen Saturday. Threshing is nearly over, and a good rain is needed very muiah. Miss Essie Langeland is on the siolk list this week^f Mr. iFlansburg of Atfiei'deeti'was t& Mansfield Saturday. %3Frank Perry made a business trip to Castlewood Friday. Mr. iBuxton, 'who has been visiting friends h$re the past few weeks, re turned' to his jiome in Aberdeen Sun day. Born1-To Mr. and Mrs! W^ll. ^^e. man a girl, Sunday night. Tris '.Mrs. Chandler and Mrs. Niell drove to Northville Monday. iFrank Perry itjor Tuesday.^ '"KV a a ^'"^The -FraUenvereih, (&rmW tidies society, meets Thursday of this week With Mrs. Gust Krege. ICeller r6turnea front Betolt, .Wisconsin, home a bride, SWWK COUNTRY NEWS has been acting as stenographer there for the six months. But her health not being the heat, Bhe de cided to spent the winter at. home. tProf. Kraft visited his parents at Groton over Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. Hansen visited at Warner Sunday. Anna Sohnltzger- returned to her hoane Saturday nigHit after helping at" the Remde home. Rev. Fisher tpreaehetf*a' very5'In last, Sunday^ teresting sermon on morning and evening, Mr. Arnott was taken very siok last Friday night. At this writing lie is slowly improving. Mr. Sutton, who has been ailing for some time, was taken seriously ill last Friday night. He is some what improved at the present writ? ln2- *.%. /viW- «^^week •& JFred Schwarts is busy getting inOv, to new hotna^in Hettingar eounty ." N. h« drovfehlB cattle overland, about 200 miles, starting this week, JohnOlsen *WUl' occupy the place wfcich be isvapating. it is said anew barn will W built there on m?« iGertla^eiplgor ^"havf^ a Earn er., serious time with t^e ^whooping cough. Mrs. Thomas Murphy, aud her daughter Lizzie drove to Westport Sunday, where they attended church, taking advantage of the opportunity to enjoy the hospitality of the Hittle home on the return drive, .Mr. and Mrs. Win. Klepfer, Mr. and Mrs. Herman Rampthun and Mr. and MTS. Lyman Turner made up a party visiting the state fair one day last week. (Frank Hemen drove down from Detroit township last Saturday, bring ing his brother Lawrence, of Minne apolis, who stayed over till Sunday evening with James Hemen. This Is Lawrence's first visit back since he left here eight years ago. He is looking well and has prospered. Quite an active movement in land has recently occurred on the west side of the river. Herman Rampthun added a half section to his already extensive farm, paying $9200 for the same. Charles Zastrow sold his farm, one quarter, to Mrs. Wllkie and one quarter to Albert Bundrock, and then bought the old Stinohfleld farm from John Olsen lor $38 per acre. August Yeske also added a quarter section to his farm at $22 per acre. The gaps are dosing up along Main street. The twenty-five foot space between the Karlen store and the new hotel bias been filled in by 'Albert Karlen, thus giving him a doulble store to accommodate his ra pidly growing trade. Last Sunday the new mail service on the day train was given us. This is greatly appreciated by the com munity as it 'br.ings the Sunday morn ing Dally American fresh from the press. The pouch- service on the freight waB discontinued Saturday. Spine complaint has been made of men tramping along the roads tamp ering with' the mail boxes on the rural routs. In some instances small stuns left for stamps have been tak en This is a pretty serious offense, is offenders will learn if Uncle Sain once gets one of them. It is a duty of any person seeing unauthorized .person's tampering with the boxes to take pains to see that such per son is arrested and turned over to •the United States marshal!. ::i Albdut tliree freights on an average are being run each day now, thus serving the elevators more frequent ly with empties to relieve the grain pressure. The hot weather of the last week has greatly hastened the ripening of corn and the frost is not- in sight yet. A big crop of corn is already an assured fact. This will mean the marketing of a large ohare of our oat crop if present prices continue. LIBERTY Harry Wilrauen returned to the Minnesota University to resume his law studies last Monday. iR. L.' Kirk spent last week at the Wilmsen home enjoying the hunt inng in this locality. H. lA. Torney is out from Rock Creek, Iowa, looking after .crop in terests. iH. Vick is preparing to build a barn on his farm here, and the barn recently burned on what is known as the Shippy place, is to be rebuilt. Miss Nana H^ban in No. 1 and Miss Netti Mabhott in No. 0, begad school work on the 14 th. Both the teachers taught in Liberty last year. (Relatives here reeeived cards an nouncing the marriage of Miss Vera Whiting, a former Liberty teacher, to Nels P. Norllng, principal of the schools at Glenwood, Minnesota, at which place they will reside. Miss iNlna Zeller entertained the young ladies at tea last Tuesday. A very pleasant- time is reported. W. T. Glover and wife entertain ed at dinner Sunday Mr..and Mrs. J. J. Chamberlain, Miss Florence Cham berlain, Mr. and Mrs. E. G. Cum mings and Baby Jjucile, of Frederick, and H. A. Torney of Iowa.lt A. h. Stearns and wife and ^"A. iWlhnsen and wife represented Lib erty at the state fair at Huron* They report a good exhibition of farm .pro ducts and ann enjoyable lime alto gether. (WhJle in- Huron .they were #testk of Mt. a&d, MtC A. E. Clark, formerly of He'cla^^ff" .. The grading on the approaches to the' new eteel (bridge northeast of town is being ^dose and the struc ture will eopn be ready for ruse. Mrs. J. l£ Foster asd son^ Joseph, aire Tilting ia Java for the week. J. S. senior is baching. Mr. and Mm. John F. Herman drove to Moan^City Thur/^ay for a short visit •wi'ttt.Mm Herman's^ peo ple. The village school will open Jion day with Miss Sdythe Purdy as the teache* .N The Zion congregation is erecting a barn on the church property for the use of the pastor. Harry Armies of Springfield, Neb., is visltingvhds sister, Mrs. J. W. Mc Gilvrey. Mr. and Mrs. O. ,S. Crawford are the parents of a boy born Thurs day. Mother and child are doing nicely. Attorney Thwing of LeBeau town Friday on legal/buslness^'r-' .• 2® B0NHELL t&L G. L. Harrington of Minneapolis visited with his-sister, Mrs. Olsen, a few days. He has now gone to Spink »nuty to look after Ills interests aV Northville.^f| John Durtker has moved near War ner on the Otehfield place, which .he recently bought. 3^. Miss Ryan opened a term of school in the Saul district Monday morn ing. %. Olson 'attended the funeral of Charles Schnorr at Warner Monday. Mr. Sohnorr was a Mason. The large barn of Will MoOaughey wa« burned last week while Mr. Mc Caughey was in Minneapolis. Rath 'er hard to lose .property whej^one is Mrs. Almanzo Robinson and Miss Olive and also Miss Compton.1 were shopping* in. Aberdeen Wedneedayj. Mr. and Mrs. Al. Gidle of ^Aflier deen drove down and visited wM£i the family of John Gidle, hlB brother. J. B. Humphrey and wife returned from Minneapolis Monday morning. ONEOTA AMD WESTPOET Miss Magdalene Gernon is Up from Bristol to spend a few days with home folks. Mr. and Mrs. P. Callaghan and son George have gone to Minneapolis to seek medical aid for the latter, who has been ailing for the past few weeks. Roy Denison was called to his home in Saskatchewan, Canada, by the serious illness of his wife. Roy had just 'been rejolcinng over the birth of a daughter when he received the news of the serious illness of his wife. We are very sorry to report the death of little Clarence Gayman, who died very suddenly' at his home near Wlnship Friday afternoon. Mr. and Mrs. Gayman are well known here, as they have lived in this local ity (for over five. yearp. We" extead our hearty sympathy to the. bereaved family, as it is a very sad loss in deed. Mrs. Casper Johnson, mother of Mrs. Schneider and Mrs. Kuhnle, Is very low at this present writing. She was taken suddenly 111 of bowel trouble about a week ago. Several of the "bank m^n" were here with us Monday night. They held a meeting at the Lumber office onn the same evening. A Mr. Parter from Huron will he cashier of the new bank. He will move his family here in the very near future and re side in one of F. B. Johnson's FBiDAY, SEPTEMBER 18, 1908-t| IESH DEMOCRAT, houseB on the north side, as R. A. Younng is going out on his fathers farm to try farming once more. The new bank building 1b coming fine. It Is being constructed of cement blocks and will be a pretty, as well as substan tial building when completed. Miss Goldie Namock was a West port caller and shopper Tuesday. Word oom^B from Miss Neva Elliott in Palisades, Colo., that Bhe is having the "time of her life," that she has already visited in Denver, Colorado Springs and Leadville. Went through the"Garden of the Gods" and says that the scenery Is superior indeed and that the fruit is lovely. Ed Callaghan and iFred Howard loaded a car for Lemmon this week and both young men went with the oar. 23. B, Friel of Wetonka, postalaet er aiid general^merehandise man, was with us: a few days this week looking after grain in this locality that was being threbhed on the Bell place. Everything lovely and -threshing rigs still humming. Mr. and Mrs. J. F. Howard attend-, ed the state? fair at Huron and re port it -to be fine, 'Jg.-,' Mrs. Renaud and ^AiMr^tdn did shopping i^i Aberdeen .hatmgBn trains Tu'esday. (Mrs. Wm. Stoddard jspent, Sunday night in Alberdeenci(eturnlng on the passenger Miss Smith, who is staying with Mm. Stoddard, spent Sunday in Fred-: erick with home^folkB. Mrs. John Callaghan Is staying Iwith the Callaghan young folk dur ing the absence of their parents. Miss Mathews went jto ^Aberdeen on a shwt'vJsit. Mrs. Win. Anderson caM littie son are contemplating a trip to the -Hills to visit her parents., Mr.' ancC Mrs. (Nell McSA.u«hlin.r^^^^| Mrs. Grace Warwlf and llttle son' are here from Streator, N-D.,. visit- siw2 ing relatives. Wm. Ooie, our efficient creamery man la laid up with a severa attack of rheumatism. Mrs. Tooker and little daughter prances have gone tq North tak6(a to: make a two weeks visit with Mrs. P. M. Walworth, formerly Miss Lulu Tooker. Chas. Ager Is keeping his portable elevator humming these days. His grain Is coming in fast. Mr. Wagner of Ellendale is heire looking, after his 'business Interests in this locality. He is interested In the Conley pereonnal pn^terty and also part of. the cropl 1 Mr. Lund is again in town and has just hegun work on the hotel build ing.. WASHER Mir. 'Nixdoif and wife are here, this week. iRemember the hop tonight.^^s Andy's restaurant -rejoices a new JBront. Fred Stearns left Monday morning for Sac City, Iowa, In company with his grandmother. *He will spend thti winter there. Harry BrlggB called on friends here Tuesday. Ohas. Stearns: and Ed Berg were Hub City visitors Saturday. JA party of young people invaded the Rc^ero home at Brentford Sun day and paid their respects to the newly onarried «ouple, James Rog- .. XT The remains of Chas. Schnorr were interred in Vjfiaraer cemetery Mon day afternoon, after services conduc ted by Rev. Nixdorf. The Masonic order, had charge of the ceremony and sacred muBic was supplied by a quartet of townspeople. The jdeceaa ed was 50 years Of age and an did settler. He leaves a family. iFrank Oloos went to Big Stone Saturday night and returned Sunday, bringing with him his brother-in-law Herman Zeh, whose home is in Wis consin. Mr. Zeh is out for his health and is well pieaBed with Warner and the vicinity. Last week Chris Jensen sold his personal property at auction and will soon.leave us§||i Adam Clooi5ifl .'erelling a shed for Mr. Kuhfeld. N. M. Mirgen has -sold his gtore and stock to H. Wald, the butcher, who will improve the building and laiy in an added stock. Those hold ing Morgen's ^.chlps should cash in before October first, when Wald tak es possession. 'A new piano holds despotic sway in the Herley household. Geo. Hasse was one of tfiepersonB who saw the state fair Thursday. (Floyd Larson began school this week. Sajn Comstock was in town Friday callecting for Hart. Mr. and Mrs. Fowler took the ex cursion to Huron Thursday. Mm Seaman and Mrs. Newkirk left for Pierre this week to attend the grand lodge of the M. B. A.'s. Albert Nelson is seriously ill with typhoid. Carpenters are busily at work rais ing the Morgen store building an other story. MISB Mathews and Miss Frances Gaughan were Friday visitors. POWDER EXPLOSION KILLS I, INJURES 8 MoAlester, Okla., Sept. 16,—A potwder magazine, used by the Whole sale Powder company and the Sam ples Mining company, for the stor age of powder, was struck by light ning late today the explosion kil ling one miner, Arthur Richards and seriously Injuring eight others. Ri chards' head was completely severed from the body. The shock of the explosion shook the country for a ra dius several miles, broke windows ln jiractically all the buildings with in a radius of four hundred yards, andjeven cracked plate glasses in the buinness section of McAlester, nearly tifo miles away. A number of: miners? houses near the mine were complete-? ljr demolished aa w^l as a long of box cars on a siding. )sf!^Have you been to this favorite re Sort yet, Yes, It's been thoroughly cleansed, the water drained out ana thej pool made clean and healthful. It'sjalways dn the most sanitary con dition. This is :the most popular place in the city for an afternoon 'pastime.- iNk* only for the little boys, but tof tbe big onens^ ^too. Come in and enjoy yourself? It's the most h^ilthful sport in town. et. ,a rt,.^v»w^wl w. S. Bray, a mine/of Lead. were married Saturday.. n. »»««,„ i.» 1* I 'Governor—Dr. Rodell G. Warne at. Miss Bertha Kuhfeld Mltohell. Sunday for a .vhrtt.-i:,. Mr. and Mrs. Cteo. Berg arrived Sunday morning and spent several days visiting relatives here. a mmm HEARST PARTY^» HAS FULL TICKE1| IN S- D, FIELD Slou* Falls, S."D., Sept: l«^^V'il 11am Randolph: Hearst's independence party is to invade South Dakota and the announcement is regarded with more alarm by the democrats than by the republicans^! Fall State tidtS •Following is the state ticket which will be put on the South Dakota feal* lot by petition, under the independ ence party caption: 'Presidential ^lectors—Wllllani I* Palmer, .a banker of'Carthage B. G. Taylor, a barber of ^loux Falls Br* erett Fiske, a fanner- of Ltly/ kn^ W. S. Winsey, a merchant of £tfd£Sfogs. Members of Congreise—Louis V. Schneider, a merchant of Salem and iLleutenannt Governor—J. C. Bon ne, a merchant of lead. Secretary of State—Sanford G. Do naldson, a merchant of Yankton. (Attorney General—GeoMte^W. Lat. tin, a lawyer of De Smet.^- Auditor—fflLeary W. Smith, a farm er of Sioux Falls. Treasurer—itteniel Blliason, a fan mer of Crooks, Commissioner of lie Jands—J. A. CHeason _QfT,Chian)i berlain. (Railroad Commissioner Walter B. Dean, a merchant of Yankton. 'Petitions for a place on the ticket for fchese candidates are now being actively circulated throughout the state. SHERIFF FOOLS PEIS0NEE Succeeded in Preventing Jail Escape Ihoi^h Attacked Vermillion, S. D., Sept. 16.-—Tr 38. Mitchell, the horse thief confined in the Clay cottnty jail herei attempted to overpower Sheric Kempker and 10 make his getaway. The officer, how ever, was a little too quick for him. Upon the pretext fhaving a head. ache Mitchell was allowed to go out into the jail yard to get a little fresh air. Sheriff Kempker sat down to guard him In a few minutes Mitchell said that there was some thing In the jail be wanted, and he entered to get it., The next thing Sheriff Kempiker knew, the prisoner was running toward hlm with a bot tle of anti-gennalne in one hand an dthe leg of a table in the other. The bottle, contained mostly carbolic acid. Kempker did' not have timfe to draw his revolver, so sudden was the onslaught, but by a quick move suc ceeded lnt knocking the bottle of poison from his opponent's hand, and before he could strike, Mitchell was backed up against the. j^l wall and subdued, FAMILY DISAP!PEABS Hollanders living on Belted Farm Hear Beresford Skidoo IB^resford, S. D., Sept. 16.—A mys. tefloue disappearance- is reported from this vicinity, the .principals being a family of Hollanders who had rented a farm five, miles north of town. They were laRt seen by a neighbor, whom they asked to look after the chores on their place, stat ing they might not come back. They had good crops this season and ap parently were doing, well, eo no rea son is knowh for their leaving. LARGE LOGAN BASCH •KAS BEEN SOLD The large Logan ranch, situated between th« Northwestern and Mil waukee tracks just northwestof Ord. way, has just been sold. Ail lut th|ep of the nin.etee^ quarters were •old u» tannen residing near by. iyt 4ZS per acre and the remaining three ®uarters, which constituted this "3buome ranoh° wer^ Sold yesterday to.'Webster parties at ^30 'per David Williams 'was* the pitrty thSt DMds the deal, being oiy 0L^ke o^jflti|-of the ranch. FOlETSffiNETHMK frmkUdrmm Ko op! at— Bennett's Corner Drug Stow jggpp.... Ipira ofand#rPulb« Jtpswea Man Unearth The Independence party, through ^-he skeletons. It i^bellevel. are the conferences at Sioux Falls and Yank ton has selected a full state ticket and Thomas L. Hisgen, th^' party's ntamdnee for president,- and Mr. Hearst will speak at TanMon. and Sioux-Falls Oct. 14. fFurther, the party it to haveT a county organisation in this stats,and Bdmond F. EngUsh, of Yankton, the independence national oommittee man for South Dakota, and General H. W. .Smith, of Sioux Falls, will perfect this organisation as rapidly as possible. IRoswell, s. D., Sept. 12^WhlU sugaged in digging a, cellar on his farm near here, .Dektt .'Putnaitt''tW earthed three human skeletons. oSb was apparently that of a child S or 4 years of age^ Jrhe skeletons wft^r found only a!bout three^ Jeet beionf the surface of the ground and had rock and ashes piled around them. mute remain of a tragedy of the frontier during pioneer days, or dur ing thel, period before this region, was occupied .toy white settlers and when numerous travelers were chas ed and killed by dians. WMM UGBTNINO .B0LT KILLS FABiUEB XTEAB d.^4ilSSI1'2.—John S. D„ Sept. Mathews, a farmer residing four miles west of this place, wa« iiurtant ly kUlsd by a ib*lt of lightning at 9 o'clock this morning. He was riding on top of a load of oats and was 'within a short distance of the fcouta when/ jit he l^tnjng ,%t^nek hint. iNeither of' the l^iei was ill* tiffed in any way,- iRrlghtened.they ran onto the manure pile near the ham and over turned the wagon^ throwing out the body of MatheWs and the oats. The deceased was a single man and was between &5 and 40 years of fi BAD WBECK EM MITCEEILL TABIDS MUtdheH, S. D., Sept. 12.—A bad week oocurred at the Junction of thsJHoux City line of the Milwaukee' road and the local freight yard this afternoon at 4 o'clock. A- Rouble header freight train crashed into A switch engUne on the viaduct, send ing the switch engine to the street below and four* of the erelglht oars alsor ^The iwo large engines were badly damaged. No one.was killed but one brakeman was slightly in jured. The pwltch engine -had been sent' down,the main line and was return ing whpn it met the dou/ble-header. The latter/ was going down grade and oouM not stop hecauxe of the. heavy load behind it. CORN WILL DEC0BATE OAS^ BEET EXPO AUDIT0BIUM fS. D., Sept. lli—flic of decoration of the auditorium for the Gas Belt 'Bxporftlon Is .)eing pushed alng by a number of. workers. As much of the decoration of the year will be qj corn, a "saw mill" has been put inthe building for the splitting and cutting up of the ears for that purpose, 'Beside the corn decoration, grain and grasses' will be largely used, and the' material Is tyeing rapidly accumulated in the bulllding. The decoration Is such that a force will be kept busy from this time until the opening of the' exposition in getting everything -In to place for the occasion. 1 TO STBAIGTHEN JIM m. Flan on Foot to Take Out Kinks Near,, Its Mouth in Southern S. D. Yankton, S. D., 'Sept. 11.—It be gins to look as if the kinks would be taken out of the James* river In this county as the government has W .J. McEathron,. a supervising -en glneer of the department of agricul ture, here to see what is best to blft done to* avoid the frequent overflow Which makes waste land of the bot toms for twenty miles aJong the rly,? er. 11 1 •"Sf. O. P. Synoground passed through ^Aberdeen Tuesday, bound for Edmunds county. Mr. Syno ground had with him .a. sample of some native plums which were ex ceptionally large and well flavored. He also reports" good' success with his apple crop this year, lie has added to bis orchard until now he has some two acres of bearing fruit trees. AT THE HOTELS Bouth Dakota people at the local Ward—Chas .A. Brandt, Sioux (Falls} Ches. iH. Smith and wife,'. Gro 4»ii W. B. Stevens, Sioux ..Falls^ W^'D. Hi: Ryan, Watertown J. JIf Wilson, (Huron Mrs. H. Baker, Pol- •, lo$k C. T. Hohn, Mitchell 0. W Coitrsey, Mitchell Bd. Ooiinor, Mel lette. Commercial-^-W. G, Birdsa|l, and !Fi Viickers, Claremontr M. htotels yesterday: Burke, 'Pierre M. i&. Smith, Eureka. W$scmsin—John Mannu and- F^ E. OHuibert, .Frederipk S. J. Turner, Nettie MoCai^^^h^ri-' dan and Minnie and C. Gdiro!^ AMi ton R. E. _iUardle, Mitchell B.. '1^. iWebster and A. K. King,' Slour. &il C. W. Gardner Yantoto^V?'jC. H. W^^ ren, Mitchell.