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Mr, Schnltzey of Kansas City, half
brother of Mrs. Waurlch, returned
this week.
E. C. Moulton is absent in Iowa on
land deals.
Frank Veiox spent Saturday in
Nick shipped a car of hogs Mon
Grand Master Dana, I. O. O. F.
paid the local lodge a visit Tuesday
night. The Reljekahs also took a
hand in celebrating the event.
Joe Morgen has just returned from
his Colorado trip.
Mrs. Marietta and daughter Libby
are here from Bowdle visiting at the
Cate home.
Frank Cloos and his merry men
are getting into shape for the sum
mer iby erecting a barn for Frank
Grohnke on his lots in town.
Born to Mr. and Mrs. James Rog
ers, a girl.
The Warner Literary Society elect
ed the following officers Friday: C.
P. Moulton, president P. S. Seaman,
vice-president F. D. Stearns, secre
tary L. Larson, librarian, and E.
Ristan, treasurer. The society has
come to be a powerful organization
among the school children, and they
carry on their affairs in a 'business
like way. Twice each month they
hold session and provide literary
entertainment. Parliamentary pro
cedure is not altogether unknown to
The advanced division of the
school is proud of a piano recently
installed nits room.
'Chas. Bocken and wife were over
from Stratford Thursday.
The Rebekahs initiated a class of
four Thursday, Mr. and Mrs. Wald,
and Mr. and Mrs. Trenholm.
The I. O. O. F. and sister lodge
unite in observing the anniversary
of the order April 26. Services will
be held at the church In the after
noon and the members Will meet in
the evening 'for further entertain
'Friday and Saturday the local
teachers are in attendance on the
teachers' meeting at Aberdeen.
Preparations are in progress for a
program Easter day.
R. G. Bestor, optician, will be here
April 8.
Rev. Carhart preached 'a 'temper
ance sermon Sunday night, illustrat
ed with slides depicting "Ten Nights
in a Bar Room."
Claytor & Son are doing a rushing
business this spring.
New let Jove and his thunberbolts
beware. A rival appears on the
scene. N. 'M. Morgan has a fine new
runabout auto and is prepared to
outstrip the wind as well aB the rest
of the unfortunate mortals who must
push on old Dobbin's lines for Bome
years yet.
Our N. N. I. S. students are at
home for a week's vacation.
A1 Hagen and Mrs. Baker were
guests of the Brown family Sunday.
A crowd of dancers with violinist
Alger In their midst surprised A1
Hagen Saturday night. He has
lately returned from a Canadian
Leola is promised two trains once
a week on Monday, commencing with
the 12th.
John Seeley of Eureka spent a por
„tion of this week in Leola with rela
Dr. Kerns returned Friday from
,** Sioux City after an absence of a cou
pie of weeks.
R. L. Washburn brought a new
Buiok auto from Aberdeen overland
Phillip Greenman, auditor for the
HH Central Lumber Company, was a
lAfi Leola business caller last week.
Sill Mr. and Mirs. J. C. Beeley of Bon
py ilia visited last week with their
*t daughter, Mrs. John Johnstone of
||i|our village.
Ipl Roderick Rohayne was called to
Long Lake, (Friday, to take the place
of an expert buttermaker who was
taken ill and returned, to his home in
5^^ Mrs. A. M. Jepson Is now convales-
cent after a very severe Illness. We
are happy In seeing her out of the
house again.
J. J. Hepperle, S. E. Huntley and
Little were Aberdeen visitors
|||j$ last Wednesday and Thursday.
Sunday being the birthday of MIBS
lllfsteimer same of her friends gathered
a£ the 'Redding home and enjoyed a
little dinner given In her honor
F. M. -Marker find AuinietGrab
owski are erecting a new store build
ing which will be utilized as a res
ta'urant and rooming house
IW .C. Turner made a trip out Into
the hills Friday to bring in a con
signment of cattle lie purchased re
cently, as Mr. Turner recently pur­
chased the Fix ranch he is buying up
considerable stock.
Theo. J. P. Geidt and E. E. Lort
cher came over from Eureka in Mr.
Geidt's auto Tuesday
Commissioners meet at Leola this
Judge Bottum will hold a special
term of court here the 7th for the
issuance of second citizenship papers.
Miss Violet Greig spent Sunday
with her parents in Weber township.
Mr. and Mrs. Fred Hanson, Mr.
Kurth and familyj and Kurt Breiter
were visitors at the Liedtke home
last Monday evening.
There was quite a large crowd at
the Richmond depot last Friday ev
ening at the 'box social. About 120
was the sum taken from the sale of
the baskets.
Henry Kruzinga was an Aberdeen
caller last Friday.
Mr-. Gretchler from Syracuse, N.
Y., arrived here last week to spend
the summer with his uncles, George
and Anthony Southers.
Everett Harris was an Aberdeen
visitor last Saturday.
Henry Schaunaman is sick with
whooping cough at the present writ
The new barn belonging to F. S.
Coats was blown down by the "gen
tle ibreeze" we had last Friday.
Mr. and Mrs. 'Frank Coons and
Mrs. Mattie Coons were Hub City
callers last Wednesday.
Miss Goldie Balzigar arid Miss
Powers were Aberdeen visitors last
Joe Dahlin called at Dick Walker's
last Friday.
Mabel and Sidney Iverson were
guests at the Harmon home last Sun
day afternoon.
Mr. U. H. Harman transacted busi
ness in Aberdeen Monday.
There was a dancing party at
Fred Roundy's last Saturday even
ing. A large crowd attended and a
good time enjoyed by all.
Miss Cressie Pratt was a guest at
Al. Anderson's last Sunday.
Florence Miller and Pearl Pratt
were Richmond visitors Sunday af
Miss Minnie Selle and Hans Lund
attended church at Aberdeen last
Sunday evening.
Hamlet Ellington and Ben and.
Lorenzo Miller were visitors at the
Iverson home Sunday evening.
Mr. and Mrs. Harmon and chil
dren andi Miss Minnie Selle were
guests of Henry and Jennie Kruzinga
last Saturday evening.
M. and Mrs. Fred 'Hanson, Mr. C.
J. Kurth and family, and Kurt Bel
ter were visitors at Sam Iverson's
last Tuesday evening.
Fred Kindschy from Aberdeen
spent a few days in this vicinity last
week. He had the goose fever, but
did not get any geese.
Mr. and Mrs. Kurth and family re
turned to Rock Island, 111., last Mon
day after a few weeks' visit with
Mrs. Kurth's parents, Mr. and 'Mrs.
Mr. McLeary transacted business
In Aberdeen last Friday.
Mr. and Mrs. W. J. Schaunaman
were guests at Jim Roundy's last
Thursday evening.
Selm Orth and Miles Iverson were
visitors at Will Schaunaman's last
Sunday afternoon.
(Mr. Naber was in this vicinity last
Sunday looking after his land, the
west half of Section 7, T. 124, R. 64.
Mr. Harmon and family and Miss
Minnie Selle took dinner with Mr.
and Mrs. Morton last Saturday.
Prairie fires seem to be the main
excitement these days.
Casper Orth was a Hub City vis
itor last Thursday.
iMr, Isaac Collins from Aberdeen
was in this vicinity Monday and
The Coons 'boys were guests at-the
Miller home Sunday.
jjin 'sM
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The local camp M. W. A. held an
initiation the first part of the week
and initiated four candidates into
the mysteries of woodcraft.
The town school'is now under the
management of Mr. W. W. Purdy, a
brother of Miss Edyth Purdy, who
was called home by the illness and
death of her mother.
Martin Heiser, who had a 40-acre
homestead west of town, has relin
quished back, to the government.
[Banker H. P. Gutz and Attorney
A, Brown of Selby were in wn
Tuesday on business.
ffifi?. and Mrs. Joseph Bundschuh
are rejoicing over the advent of a
new baby girl at their home. Mrs,
Bundschuh is doing nicely and "Joe"
is acting as well as could be expected
under the circumstances.
Attorney A. H. Smith of Selby was
in town Thursday acting as legal ad
virer for the Hoi'ber Brothers in a
business transaction.
Jacob Heidle is improving the in
terior of his store by additional
shelving and fresh paint.
F. E. Dean visited Lowry friends
Thursday. Mr.' Dean is making his
headquarters at Selby at present.
The community was saddened
Tuesday to learn of the death of one
of its original settlers, John Yocum.
Mr. Yocum came to the new town of
Lowry when the town was in its lb
fancy and together with his two sons
started in the general merchandise
business,although he himself was not
identified with the firm. Mr. Yocum
was a mason by trade, and it was
while working on the new school
building in Hoven that the cold
which he had been nursing for some
days developed into pneumonia.
Adam Yocum and wife went at once
to Hoven to see that their father re
ceived the best of care, and Carl and
wife drove over Sunday, 'but the age
of the patleDt and severity of the
disease were too much for medical
skill and filial care. Mrs. Yocum was
notified Immediately after the con
dition of her husband was considered
serious, but she happened to ibe away
from home in River Falls at the time
the word was received, and conse
quently did not arrive until after her
husband had passed away. Two
daughters and a son-in-law came for
the funeral, which was held at
Hoven. Several drove'over to the
funeral, and if the train service had
allowed others would have attended.
Mrs. Yocum and daughters came to
Lowry after the funeral for a short
Wim. Schmltgall is under the doc
tor's care.
Mrs. M. Quacken'bos returned last
week from a month's visit with rela
tives at Warner, reporting a very en
joyable time.
Chester and Elsie Wilmsen enter
tained their friends at their home
last Friday evening.
Mrs. E. O. WilmBen is enjoying a
visit from a cousin, whom she has
not seen In a number of years,
though her home Is at Virgil, S. D.
Roy Glover- finished a three
months' term of school in Greenfield
No. 2 last Friday, and is now busy
hustling the spring's work in the
J. W. S. Guild lost a fine, five-year
old mare with spasmodic colic, to
which she succumbed before the vet
erinarian could be secured from
S. J. Zeller is enjoying a visit
with two of his brothers who are
here from Groton, having recently
returned there '.from Wisconsin,
where they were visiting.
W. T. Glover made a business trip
to the Lincoln farm near Ordway,
last Saturday. He brought back
seed oats of the variety Introduced
by Mr. Lincoln, and hopes to secure
a large yield.
Farmers are now all busy in the
the fields and pushing the work rap
idly, realizing that the early sown
grain, as a rule, is the best.
Mirs. W. T. Glover returned last
week from a month's visit with her
parents in northern Iowa. Dakota,
with its dry fields ready for work,
and bmooth roads "looks good" after
Iowa and .and Minnesota snow banks
and mud.
Miss Elva Wilson returned from
Aberdeen last Monday, where she
has been assisting Mrs. C. Johnson
with her Work.
There was a large crowd out last
Monday evening at the church to
hear Ohristian Hanson, the violinist.
(Mrs. Stephens, daughter Rachel,
and Mrs. Lindekugle, 'Mrs. Hanson,
and Elvin Mclntyre were passengers
to Aberdeen Thursday.
Mr. Edwin Udell was a southbound
passenger Thursday night.
Mrs. McGarry and Miss Zula Ross
did shopping in Northville Thursday.
^Clarence Shanley returned from
Brookings last Saturday, where he
has been attending school. Every
one is busy Beeding.
Miss Udell returned from Aber
deen Thursday, where she has been
visiting her aunt, Mrs. John Hollen
There will be an icecream social
in the M. W. A. Hall Saturday night,
April 10. A short program will be
rendered and everyone is invited.
Mrs. Frank Remde and children
Luella Madison and Zula Ross were
Aberdeen visitors Saturday.
Mr. Nfels ChristianBon, who for
merly clerked lor -W. T. Patton, and
wife, were in town visiting old
fiends Sunday.
Miss Shepherd, of Mellette, is
spending a few days with Miss Eva
Mr. and Mrs. Kates spent Sunday
with the mter's mother, Mrs. Han
Miss Mary Elslng came home Mon
day morning from Aberdeen. She haB
'been assisting Mrs. $Tt. ELJ3rown
with, her housework.
Mr. and Mrs. Jay and a brother of
Mrs. Jay have rented the restaurant
here. They expect to run a first
class restaurant.
Jack Merchant returned 'from
Minneapolis Sunday, where he has
been on business.
Miss Mable Langeland went to
Aberdeen Tuesday.
Mr. Walberg did business in War
ner Wednesday.
Mr. I. S. Hollenbeck, father of
James Hollenbeck returned to his
home in Alma Center, Wis., Wednes
day, after visiting here several days.
Mr. Harrington and daughter Ines
were Aberdeen visitors Friday.
R. W. Kraft returned from Groton
Sunday evening, where he spent va
Mrs. Dr. Bates did shopping in
Aberdeen Monday.
Mir. Arnott went to Northville
Tuesday to atend the funeral of Mr.
Harmon, an old comrade.
Henry Krugar went to Aberdeen
Sunday, returning Monday.
Ralph, Albert, Tena and Blanch
Schnoor spent Sunday with their un
cle, Howard Schnoor.
Mr. Eastman expects to start for
Texas Wednesday.
Frank Freeman of Aberdeen is
spending a few days with friends
Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Riggs of Mel
lete returned to their home Wednes
day, after spending several days with
Mr. and Mrs. Jack Merchant.
Mr. and Mrs. Frank Remde and
children, and iNyss Gladys Stewart
ate roast duck at the home of Henry
Weiderbush Sunday.
Mrs. Snearly and Mrs. Geo.-.Perry
drove to Aberdeen Tuesday.
Mrs. Hye was a passenger to Aber
deen Tuesday.
Russel Stevenson, who has been in
California for the last two years? re
turned home Sunday.
Miss Edna Wilson, Mrs. Richmond
and Mrs. Williamson went to Aber
deen Tuesday.
Mrs. Weilerbush, the mother of
Fred and Henry Weiderbush, died
very suddenly Monday morning.
Bun Hollenbeck and Fred Weider
bush went to Aberdeen Tuesday.
L. Hamilton, formery of Hamil
ton Bros., Aberdeen, is now located
in Columbia, 8. D„ with a full line
of hardware, harness, collars, sweat
pads, paints, oils, glass' and furni
ture, also agent for the Humane
horse collar of Omaha, Neb.
The high wind Friday last blew
down a barn on the Scott place a
mile north of LilllbMdge's. The
building was in course of construc
John Ronayne of Aberdeen, veter
an railway postal clerk, was visiting
with Silas Gould over Sunday and
Monday buying some horses of him.
Mr. and Mrs. Jay Lilllbridge en
tertained quite a numerous party of
young folk Sunday Evening.
M. and Mrs. John Knecht of Shel
by, and Mr. and Mrs. Jay Lilllbrldge
were entertained Sunday at dinner
by Mrs. Hitzmann.
Seeding is in full blast in these
parts now, the land being in fine con
dition for the seed. Very little hard
wheat Is being sown, the acreage be
ing mostly durum, oats and .barley.
H. J. Winehimer is up from Mer
rill, Iowa, for a -few weeks to see
seeding underway at his ranch.
Born, Tuesday, an eight pound boy
to Mr. and Mrs. T. .M. Elliott.
Hamilton Bros, are opening up a
stock of harrware and harnesses in
the lfew store Toom of the New
G.rand. They were recently dn busi
ness in Aberdeen.
Fred Thompson is busy putting on
wall paper for numerous customers.
G. A. Perkins is back again at the
old stand, looking after stock as us
ual, for the Sioux City market.
Osthoft, the druggist, is looking
for a bright yo.ung man to assist him
in the store and learn the business.
Arthur iBaudoin, Willis Klepfer,
Harold Hemen, Andrew Hoover,
Lloyd Overacker, Frank Lewis and
Frank Norton are the. Coumbia boys
who will enter the corn contest
which bas been arranged for the
Bchool boys of the county..
Mrs. Fred Overacker 1b suffering
from a sprained ankle, to relieve
which Mr. -Markin was called early
in the week. Fred is also In the list
of the ailing.
'Word from James F. Hemen at
Baltimore under the care of an emin
ent specialist is very encouraging.
The stitches bad already been re
moved from the incision in the fore
head through whiich the troubling
brain gland was (reached. It is pos
sible that be may fce able to leave
for home in a few weeks.
Charlie Daly, Henry Jones and
Alex 'IXaly made a trip to Aberdeen
last Saturday to purchase the outfit
fdr their ball team. The boys are(
practicing up for.game with the
Dutch, *.'.
It was a jolly crowd that boarded
the afternoon train Saturday for Ab
erdeen to see the play—Lion and the
Mouse—at the Gottschalk. They
were Mr. and Mrs. Albert Karlen,
Mr. and Mrs. Emll 'Harlan, Mirs.
James IF. Hemen, (Mrs. Mae Jenne,
51 ..
Fern Hays, Evalyn Rivers, Mrs. J.
S. Sheridan, Henry Moes,. Ed Bean,
J. C. Peterson and Tom Perrdn. They
pronouncd he pay very fine.
Leo Sheridan will be home in a
few days from St. John's College,
having finished the course which he
waB pursuing.
Mrs. C. K. Hays has improved in
health so much that she was able to
walk down town Tuesday, the first
time in several months.
Easter exercises at the Congrega
tional church will begin at 11
o'clock. The church will be decor
ated and a program rendered by the
Sunday school pupils. Mrs. Jackson
has charge of the music, arranging
that part of the exercises.
Dr. demons was called up from
Aberdeen, Monday, to consult with
Dr. Markin in the case of Mrs. Madge
Poore. He pronounced her trouble
Mr. E. E. Denlson entertained Mr.
Murray one day this week. The old
gentleman was on bis way out to
visit his son Chas. of Wetonka.
Mr. C. Morrison just returned from
Iowa, where he went a week ago on
fi business and pleasure trip. He
visited at Waterloo, Iowa City and
Emmetsburg, and reports a fine time.
Mr. F. Anderson is assisting in the
postoffice these days.
Mr. and Mrs. Neer did shopping in
Aberdeen Tuesday.
Mrs. E. E. Denlspn entertained
Mrs. Larson of Aberdeen one day re
Mrs. F. B. Johnson just received
a supply of ladies' and children's
hats last week, and will have an
other new lot in a few days. Come
in and see them—up stairs.
Mrs, C. Morrison visited in Fred
erick with Mrs. Hulbert one day re
cently. j3
Mr. H. Tooker sold his fine farm
in Oneota for $20,000. We consider
it a good sale and a good man that
Bold It.
Mr. R. J. Day also sold his fine
farm, but we did not learn the par
Mrs. J. Sleman entertained the
Altar society right royally last
Thursday. About a dozen ladles were
present. They spent their time mak
ing blocks for a basket quilt. Mrs.
Sleman and her amiable daughters
served a most delicious supper, for
which they returned many thanks,
and they all returned home highly
delighted with the jolly good time
they had. The next meeting will be
with Mrs. riogan four weeks hence,
or about May 1.
Father Feldmaier will hold Cath
olic services at the school house Eas
ter Sunday.
Mr. Creed, the Warner poet, ate
dinner with Inez, but let, no one
know it.
Chas Reiling is busy painting and
papering, and oh! but be seems
The farmers are all in the field
these days and everything is hum
Mr. Richard has recovered from
his recent illness.
M. and Mrs. Rupert Walworth and
children visited at the Denlson home
{Remember the carload of wire, all
kinds, at Johnson's. See him for
right prices.
Miss Bessie Davison closed a very
Buccessful term of school at Sand
Lake last Friday and departed for
her home in Winona, Minn.
Chas. Wright .. .returned Tuesday
from Illinois.
Ash Wakely and'family of Freder
ick spent Sunday with his brother in
The school board' met Tuesday in
No. 6.
Mr. and Mrs. Wo. Stoddard spent
Sunday at the Abbott home in Rich
Mrs. Aimee Durkee was called to
Minneapolis Saturday evening by the
illness of her huBband, who was
taken suddenly ill while on a busi
ness trip. He is now improving
Jack Hungerford and Edgar Up
dike went to Aberdeen Thursday and
tt is rumored they came home with
marriage licenses. Congratulations
in order.
Harry Briggs, Miss Allshelmer and
two friends of Fred Carolus's took
the train at Barnard Friday evening.
Mr. and Mrs. C. C. Curtis spent
Monday evening with Mr. and Mrs.
W. A. Strachan.
Chas. Rathjen has gone to Tripp,
S. D., where he will imake his future
Mrs. J. E. Humphrey is on the
Blck list Buffeffring from a very se
vere cold.
Misses Anna Rogers and H&belle
Ennis came down from Aberdeen
Friday evening. They will spend
their week's vacation at their re
spective homes.
Mir. and Mrs. Dennis returned
Tuesday from Watertown, where
they had been visiting for a couple
Mrs. Wanris, who has been quite
low, Is reported much improved.
On Thursday a little girl came to
gladden the home of Mr. and Mrs.
Mat Braun. She is the fourth daugh
ter in the Braun family.
Mr. Olson came down from Aber
deen last week. 'He will remain with
his son here throughout seeding.
MIBS Lydia Lathrop visited at Ab
erdeen over Sunday.
J. A. Face transacted business in
Aberdeen Friday.
Almango Robinson and family vis
ited in Aberdeen Thursday.
Miss Olive Churchill, who has been
visiting at the hVme of G. A. Church
ill fo rseveral weeks, left Wednesday
for her home in Spring Valley, Minn.
Miss Delia Hagan enjoyed a visit,
the latter part of the week from tier
friend, Miss Grace Stearns ot
It is said that George Gould haB
purchased the M. M. Markuson 2 40
acre farm, four miles south of War
ner. The consideration was $60 an
acre. Mr. Gould expects to move on
the farm next fall.y^
E. P. Ashford IB contemplating the
erection of a large and beautiful resi
dence on his farm. He proposes to
harneBS the artesian well to furnish
power for electric light and hotwater
heating pant.
Mrs. Anna Patterson was taken
suddenly very ill Saturday with henir
orrhage of the brain. Today she Is
resting very comfortably.
On last Thursday the Ladles' Circle
was' most pleasantly entertained at
the Ashford home. As old Mr. and
Mrs. Ashford have just recently re
turned 'from Montana all their old
neighbors and friends took this occa
sion to call on and welcome them
Miiss Julia Ryan spent Sunday in
School will be out Friday'for the
summer vacation.
Henry Dunker and Lewis Saul
were at the county seat Monday to
rent school land.
Miss Clara Slottenburg has return
ed to her home. She had been quar
antined with smallpox for the past
two weeks In Aberdeen. She 1B en
tirely recovered.
A jolly time was enjoyed at a
dance Saturday evening at the Hagan
Died at hlB home in WetOnka,
March 30, Mr. Charles Frances, aged
54 years. Mr. Frances had been in
failing health for some time, but his
friends did not realize that the end
was so near, and it was a severe
Bhock to the entire community to
hear of his demise. He was cheerful
and talked with those who wgre with
him until a.few minutes before death
claimed him. The services were held
in the church here Thursday, April
1, conducted by Rev. John Moore.
The remains were laid to rest in the
Dunkard cemetery. The deceased
leaves to mourn his departure a wife
and one son and three daughters.
The bereaved ones have the sym
pathy of the entire community in
their sorrow.
Baby 'Friel Is having a siege of
Miles Gertrude Gauhan 1B assisting
Mrs. John Moore with her household
Mrs. Robt. Hunt spent Sunday in
G-so. Broadbent of Leola passed
through here on his way to A. J.
Walker's Monday.
Grandma Ferguson was out from
Aberdeen to visit her children and
little grandson last week.
Mr. and Mrs. Bert Birdseye went
to Aberdeen last week, where they
will make their home. We are very
sorry to lose this estimable couple,
but wish them prosperity in their
new home.
Little Ivan Kindred is quit sick at
this writing.
C. Inscho had the misfortune to
lose a fine horse Monday. It had its
leg broken and had to be shot.
Mrs. Wm. Broadbent was a guest
at the Stone home last week.
Mirs. H. M. Broadbent of Leola,
and Mrs. T. A. Stone of Wetonka
Were Aberdeen visitors last week..
Aberdeen Markets, Card Prices
No. 1 northern wheat $1.1114
No. 2 northern wheat $1.09% No.
3 northern wheat $1.06% No. 4
northern wheat $1.02% rejected
wheat 95 %c No. 1 durum wheat
99c. No. 2 durum wheat 97c No. 3
durm wheat 94c No. 4 durum wheat
91c No. 3 white oats 44c No. 4
white oats 42c No. 3 oats 39c No.
flax $1.53 No. 2 flax $1.50 No. 3
barley 49c 'No. 4 barley 48c No. 2
rye, 64c rejected flax $1.46 No. 1
velvet chaff $1.03 No. 2 velvet chaff
$1.01 No. 3 velvet chaff 98.
She—."Young men'B Kollege
Klothes are too freakish for any
thing I think the boys display great
nerve in wearing fhem."
He—"But we do not diBplay' half
the backbone that girls do when
they appear in their evening gowns."
Lead, April 8.—The Homestake^
Mining company, the mainstay W
th6 northern Black Hills, has just
commenced another mammoth undor- ,3
'taking that will involve the expen^i
lture of over $1,000,H0 and will
quire at least ft year and a half unf,
der prosperous circumstances to com-'-j
The new undertaking is the build-Al
ing of an electric power plant on
Spearfish creek, at a point! about
seven miles from here, This plant 4
will have a maximum capacity ot^
7,000 horse-power, which is to be ut
llized in the big mills of the company
In this city, in the mines and at any
other point where It may be needed.
The company estimates that it will
require the services of 200 men in
the carrying out of this project.
ThiB is the second largest under
taking that the company has had
from a single-piece standpoint, and
Its details are just made public* One
of the principal parts will be the
building of an intake some five miles
below the plant, .connected by a con
duit, the result being to leave the
creek bed dry for tliat distance. For
several,months past the legal depart
men of the company has been en
gaged in securing rights while' men
have been stationed all winter on
the creek, obtaining data as to the
flow and movement of the strain,
The conduit will' consist of eight
tunnels, varying from 2,000 to 4,000
feet in length. In their construc-1
tion five-horsepower electric drills
will-' be used, the drills to be oper
ated in two tunnels jointly, working
one end of the first while the waste
Is being removed from the near end
of the other, thus economizing on
both time and labor.
By carrying the water the Six
miles to the plant, through pressure
pipes, the company secures a water
fall of 700 feet find a minimum loss
in transmission:
The conipany already has a 600
horsepowerelectric plant at' Engle*
wood, Which will be continued in*
operation in addition to the new
one, which is built'chiefly for the
mills and shops in Lead. The mills
are now dropping 1,100 stamps daily
which require 2% horsepower to the
stamp. The mines are furnished
power by the 1,00 0-horsepower com
pressor at the Ellison, together With
the compressor at the bolden pros
pect and the B. & M.
Live Stock
St. Paql, Minn., April 8.—Cattle
—Receipts 400 market steady and
'Hugs-—Receipts 2,40,0 market
steady range $6.8607.05 bulk
[email protected]
Sheet)—Receipts 300. market
steady and hnchanged l^mbs un
Chicago, ill.,. April 8.—Cattle-—'7,
Receipts 3,00 market steady
strong steers $5.00 @7.15 cows
[email protected] heifers $3.25 @6.00
bullB *[email protected] calves [email protected],
7.50 stackers and feeders $3.30
Hogs—Receipts 18,000 marked
strong to 5c higher choice heavy
•hipping $7.25 @7.35 butchers $7.
20 @7.30 light mixed $7.00® 7.'6
choice light $7.15 @7.25 packing
[email protected] pigs [email protected] bulk
of sales $7.15 @7.25.
Minneapolis, Minn., April 8-i
Close—'Wheat: May $1.20% Jnly:
$1.20% to $1.21 cash, No. 1 hard
$1.23% No. 1 northern $1.22%
No. 2 northern $1.20% to No.
3 northern $*.16% to
Chicago, 111., April X^Close—
Wheat: May $1.24% July $1.11
to Sept. $1.0-4 Dec. $1.0234
Corn:. April 65%c May 66
Sept. 39 %c.
Duluth, Minn., A$rll $4
r^k .*
loeoi .'V'
Wheat: No. 1 hard on tradr $1.28&
to arrive, No. 1
No, a northern
No. 1 northern
eru $1.19%. May
n^ern $1^21%
Dtfrom: on tMWjfc, !fc 1 *.r
No. 2, $1.11% May.fVSi
*1-12: Sept.

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