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MY PHILOSOPHY-
i ain't nor don't p'teud to be
Much posted on phllosofy
Bui there is time:-, when all atom,
1 work out ideas of my own.
And of best same thare in a tow
I'd tike to jeet refer to you,
Perridin that you don't object
To listen ^loe't and rickoUect.
alius Jirgy timt a man
\VLj dteis about tIn- best he SMI
js p.onty good enough to suit
Thi? louver mundane institnt*
No *itter ef his daily walk
Is siJbjoct fer hi* neighbor's talk.
And critic minds of ev'ry whim
Jest all sit up and or" for him.
i knowed a feller ouc't t&at had
The yalier janders mighty bad.
And each a:id ev'ry friend he'd meM
Would stop and give him «ime recoct
For cuorui of 'em. But he'd say
FIc kind o' thought they'd go away
w i »ut iio medicine, and boast
I f,. tie git well without one doate.
lie K.ep a yalierin on. and tliey
Perdictin that he'd die some day
Before he knowed ill Tuck his bed.
l'be feller did, and lost his head.
And wandered in his mind a spell.
Then rallied and at last got well
But ev'ry friend that said ho* die
Went back on him eternally.
It's nachural enough, i guess.
When some gits more and some git» iMh
For them una on tho slimmest aide
To claim it ain't a fair divide
And I've knowed some to lay and
And git up soon and set up late.
To ketch some fellow they could hat*
Fer coin at a faster gait.
The signs la bad when folk* oommeBO*
A lindin fault with Providence,
And balkin cause the world don't ahak*
At ev'ry prancin step they take.
No man U great till he can see
How Jess than little he would be
Ef stripped to self and stark and bare
He hung his sign out anywhere.
My docteren Is to lay aside
Contentions and be satisfied.
Just do your best, and praise or blame
That follers, that counts Just the
Tve alios noticed great success
Is mixed with troubles, more or lesa.
Jtnd it's the man who does the beet
That gits more kicks than ail the rtwt,
—JaxBm Whitoomb Hiley in Omaha World-
Herald.
THE MODEBN MOLOCH
Fire minutes to 7.
Dow's great factory waa as silent as a
churchyard The great, broad belts
hung limp. The monster flywheels
seemed to be so many obstructions bar
ring the light. The long shafts that
transmitted power to the hundreds of
machines looked like cold rays of light
The machinery had a grim look. Much
of it was as forbidding as the teeth that
grin in the jaws of a ekrill That waa
the impression it made on Dr Jayne as
be accompanied John Dow. Jr., through
department after department.
"How many people do you employ?"
''Nearly 600 on oar pay roll—men and
boys."
'Keeps yon pretty close. 1 suppose
you never get a holiday."
Dow Jr. laughed. *On the con
trary, my father goes away whenever
he desires a change 1 go off every fall,
hunting and tishing. Btdy away two and
three weeks— been away six: and the
shop never missed us."
Doctor Jayne'a look of wonder in
vited the explanation, given with par
donable pride
"System—method, doctor if 1 do
say it myself, Dr Jayne, you won't find
a factory in the country, giving employ
ment to as many hands where every
thing runs as smoothly as at Dow's
We do everything methodically here—
all the departments divided upon system
atic lines, regulated like clockwork."
"Tee," said the doctor, '1 have been
told a thousand miles away from home
that Dow is regarded as the model es
tablishment of the country.r
"The only way to run a factory," said
Dow, Jr., in a matter of fact way that I
impressed the doctor, who was making
a round of tho workshops in quest of in- i
formation he deemed essential to the
completeness of a book he had in hand,
"How do you keep track of your peo- I
pie? So many coming and going, 1 sup
pose you don't know your own opera
tives."
Dow, Jr., took out his watch, glanced
from it to a clock at the end of a room
they were ra and said:
'Just wait a minute and you'll see.
Stand near this window, doctor.''
The doctor observed a number of men
and boys coming into the factor}* yard
All carried dinner pails or baskets in i
their hands They trooped into the mill i
in droves, by twos and threes, singly
laughing talking, pushing and shoving
each other until they entered the de
partment the doctor was in There the i
flow -,'ood natural chaff ceased as the i
ope- took' tbeir places at the ma
eh .J uiey attended to As they paasad
the timekeeper s office the doctor heard
the timekeeper and his assistant repeat
ing in monotonous tones i
'Thirty-six. seventeen, three hundred
four forty-five eleven set en hundred
one, two nine, twenty-one. five him- i
dred as the arrival of the operatives i
waa recorded.
Suddenly gong sounded—the doctor
started simultaneously the long, nar
row belts and the big. broad belts be-
came taut, the monster fly wheels re
volved the long line of pulleys over
head whirled, the machines, big and
little champed as they seemed to whet
their teeth ou red hot and cold iron.
munching it in their jaws like ravenous
monsters and tossing the iron out again
like so many husks or empty shells after
they had absorbed the kernel The
sound thr 'Hied the room as iron met
iron fffi. .'Lg cutting shaving ^nd
pounding Utafeuing. the whirling
pulley* aii« vcentne movements of the
machinery v! led to the confusion
St'VtfTi
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precisely, and to a sec­
ond every woman and boy in Dow's
factory was work
Doctor Jayne readily excused Dow
Jr. who was called away by a hand
some young fellow, friend evidently
Iti'i looked woudenngly at the opera
Jtioti* of a machine beside him. A very
small boy attended the machine. The
movement* of the small boy's arms
bands were so regular that Doctor Jayne
insensibly arcocuu*l turn with the ma
chine It wan difiu-nlt to tell where the
machine euitcO and the boy began. The i
malt toy orrsr osade a false MO V«. Tks
bit of iron was lifted with one hand
from one point, the same piece in
another form was caught up dexterously
thirty seconds later from the machine
although seemingly the same instant.
However, as the machine manipulated
thirty pieces in a minute, it followed, as
a matter of course, that the small boy
was not slinging the same piece of iron
at himself through the machine as rap
idly as appearances indicated. The small
boy's eyes were never off the machine,
bis hands seemed to be a part and parcel
of it It made the doctor tired to look
at him. He lookod at the boy-machine,
or macliine-bov fully ten minutes before
ho discovered that the boy's foot was a
part of the mechanical operation
Hands, eyes, feet—all were going—all
on the jump.
"Curious, isn't it?"
Doctor Jayne turned to find Dow. Jr.
at his elbow.
"That boy makes 150,000 movements
every day First he picks up the blank
from the tray, puts it in the groove,
while he removes with his other hand
the piece coming out here. If you notice
every time he reaches out his right.hand
he lifts his left foot, presses this treadle
and ho has to toss the piece from the
machine to the elevator
"What's his name?"
•'You'll have to ask htan. All we
know is that he runs number eleven."
"He doesn't look eleven." said the doc
tor. Dow, Jr., 6niiled.
"Wo have them at all ages." Then,
addressing the boy: "You'll have a holi
day tomorrow Well shut down."
The small boy blinked both eyes and
nodded, and Dow, Jr., led Dr Jayne
through the other departments.
When the doctor returned to his office
he tried to estimate the probable length
of time that the very small boy who
operated number eleven in Dow's fac
tory could keep it up. There were
fifty-two weeks in a year, sixty working
hours in a week in round numbers.
Nearly 50,000,000 motions in a year.
Then the doctor drew a mean in esti
mating the pulse—what looked like a
very neat calculation caused the doctor
to ponder profoundly If a man or wom
an had a little rest—recreation now and
then—it wouldn't be so bad, but the out
look for the small boy Was not encour
aging
Somehow the doctor could not dis
miss the small boy from his mind the
next day. He heard the whirling, whirl
ing, whirling of the pulleys the clamp,
clamp, clamp of iron smelled the oil
that greased the million bearings in
Dow's factory The impression made
by the very small boy and the ravenous
machine was not a pleasant one.
He was sitting alone before a ruddy
fire (he was a bachelor) when the calcu
lations growing around the small boy
were broken by a summons. The sum
mons was unexpected, but Dr. Jayne
was one of the professional men who be
lieve they owe something to their fellows.
He accompanied his visitor to a squalid
part of the city, ascended a long, dark
flight of stairs, and was ushered into a
meanly furnished room, provided with a
lounge and an old fashioned truckbed.
The lounge was falling apart. The
truckbed had a thin straw tick on it
and a ragged quilt—no blanket. On the
tick lay a boy with his face to the walL
There were foul smells in the alley
below th6 window. The
sour smell The walls
Wretched poverty was
everything in the room
sound of drunken revelry inv the upper
and lower rooms and in the alley.
"What is the matter with him?'
house had a
were damp,
stamped on
there was a
An old, old woman, with snow white
hair, eyes dimmed with age and palsied
hands, rose from the lounge with diffi
culty. and in a voice scarcely louder
than a whisper said:
"It's—like—a fever, «ir."
She stood beside the bed as the doctor
spoke to the boy "Turn your face this
way and look at me."
The little limp form turned slowly
over and Dr. Jayne looked down into
the bright eyes, on the burning cheeks
of the lxy he had observed in Dow's fac
tory. The doctor looked at him intent
ly, felt his pnlse, then, in low. measured
tones:
"A crime! a shameful crime! Over
tasked—murdered—slow murder—mur
dered by inches!" Then, turning to the
old woman, "What made these marks
on his wrists and arms?"
The boy turned his face away. The
old woman looked distressed. Her hands
were moving up and down her faded
gown they caught each other and fell
helplessly away as she answered in that
loud whisper that was more effective
than any volume of sound uttered by
human lips.
"His father—my son—beat him!''
'What! Beat a little fellow like that?"
The doctor, spite of his familiarity
with degradation and brutality, was very
angry
"My soii' drinks—does nothing but
drink. These holidays, sir—peoile treat
him—he—get» drunk—somehow and
scolded—scolded so, and—1 couldnt help
it, sir—I couldn't.'"
Her wretched gown was up at her
eyes, but the doctor was occupied with
the boy There was something here
worse than fever. The boy's nervous
system had received a severe shock. He
questioned the boy closely, went to a
drug store near by, returned, adminis
tered some of the medicine he brought,
left instructions with the grandmother
and returned to his office, reflecting
upon the problem of life more seriously
than he had ever done before, and he
had the reputation of a very consider
ate, thoughtful man
He visited the fever strickcn boy early
the aext morning.
"He—didn't sleep more—than an—
hour, sir, all flight," the grandmother
whispered wringing her bony hands
helplessly
The doctor looked at his patient, who
was tossing his hands and moving his
head.
"He's—been—flighty all the time."
The doctor turned the torn quilt down,
felt the boy's body, his head timed
pulse then suddenly turned to the win
dow and looked out.
When the old woman spoke to bin he
as* her look with a steady gmm. Tbera
was no sign of emotion his voice was a
trifle lower perhaps.
"Do—you—think'!
"It is very hard to deteRtainoi. Hie
chances are against him. Have you any
other means than this boy enpplied
your
The old woman shook her head. The
doctor made a mental note. Then he
administered a powder, looked long and
earnestly at his patient, turned and left
the house with a preoccupied air
He returned again at noon.
A bleary eyed wretch, with bloat©!
face and shambling gait—a creature
whom prolonged debauchery had robbed
of all that is noble and spirited in man
lurched against him in the entry.
"Are you—you the—doctor's been
tending my kid?"
Dr. Jayue shoved him aside with as
little concern as he would push a dog
from his path, but before he had stepped
on tho stairs the drunken wretch added:
'Cos—cos—you're not wanted any
longer. The boy's dead—dead, d'ye
hear?"
The doctor was going up stairs sud
denly he paused, descended and ad
dressed a slatternly woman,
who stood in a doorway.
"Is the boy dead?"
"Died half an hour ago.'
Dr. Jayne walked away. As he waa
returning to his office a familiar voice
accosted him. He turned to meet the
familiar voice of Dow, Sr.
"Heard you looked through my fac
tory the other day. My son spoke of it.
Just home from Colorado. Wonderful
country out there. You found ever)
thing in apple pie order in my factor}
I'm satisfied at heart. Took me twelve
years, sir, twelve years to perfect my
system. I don't mind telling you—you
are not in the business—that after all is
said that can be said, the chief reason,
the real secret of my success has been—
you can't guess what, doctor. Ill wager
you anything you can't."
"1 need not try," said the doctor.
••Well—in two words—I've always
kept my machinery in repair. I used to
rely on two machinists when 1 had OCX)
hands. 1 doubled them—it paid—put
another on—gained right along by it
now 1' have B00 hands, how many men
do you think I have looking after the
machinery alone—I mean, keeping it in
proper repair?"
U1
will not venture to guess, Mr. Dow.r
•*Ten—ten, sir, who do nothing but
watch the machinery and repair it I
have a systematic factory. 1 flatter my
self."
"The system is very fine, indeed,"' re«
plied Dr. Jay no. "A very fine system,*'
he added meditatively, as they separ*
ated.—David Lowry in Pittsburg Bul
letin.
The Traveling Haa.
Whatever he may have beext ln the
past the traveling man of today occupies
a most important position in relation to
mercantile affairs. He is numbered by
many thousands and represents the in
terests of many millions. He is found
in all classes of business, representing all
lines of wares, and his influence upott
matters even outside of his own vocation
is strongly felt. The traveling man of
today, to be successful must, in the first
place, be a gentleman in deed and in
action. Then he must be possessed
at
business acumen and tact, be ambitious,
active and tireless. He finds it to his ill*
terest to keep informed on current topic##
and is a storehouse of newB and informa
tion. He must be pleasing in addreas and
neat in appearance.
All these he is, as he now exists, in tha
best type. In the drug business the trav
eler is a very important factor. Them
are about 1,250 directly connected with
the wholesale drug trade of this country,
this number not including proprietary,
pharmaceutical or druggists' stindriea
houses. These 1,250 travelers are an ex
pense to the wholesale druggists of about
$3,000,000, and we may be sure that if
they were not a necessity and of valn&
commercial salesmen would not exist.-*
Pharmaceutical Era.
Kxploring tbe Ventriloqnlal Larynx.
Mr. R. H. Mohr, the ventriloquist
went through a strange experience the
other day. In one of the laboratories of
the Harvard medical school he sub
mitted to an examination of his throat
and chest by a number of physiological
experts, to determine what special ton*
matrons gave him his peculiar powers.
The experts are uncommunicative
concerning the results of the examina
tion, and Mr, Mohr, who is not a phys
iologist at all, did not learn much about
himself.
"They put mirrors down my throat,"
he said. "They led me by narrow pas
sages into a dark chamber, and what
they did there I don't know. After i|
was all over they told me that my lar»
ynx was flatter than that of other met
and shaped something like a woman's^
and also that one of the stops in mf
throat was drawn downward instead of
upward by the connecting muscles.
"1 can't make much out of that ex
planation, but 1 can 'make a living ou|
of my peculiar throat just the same."
Then he threw his voice under the tar*
ble and laughed hoarsely.—Boston HeiH
aid. &
Quick Witted.
An actor, now famous, made his first
appearance on the stage in a provincial
city where theater goers were accustom
ed to make their disapproval felt whea
an entertainer did not succeed in please
ing them. He was young and nervoui
and failed dismally in the part he was
endeavoring to piesent, aad soon found
himself the target for an assortment of
objectionable bric-a-brac. When the
uproar was at its highest one of his disr
gusted auditors flung a cabbage head at
him. As it fell on the stage the actor
picked it up and stepped forward to the
footlights. He raised his hand to com
mand silence, and when his tormentor®
paused to hear what he liad to say, ex
claimed, pointing to the cabbage head
"Ladies and gentlemen, I expected to
please you with my acting, but 1 confess
1 did not expect thatx any (me in the
audience would lose his head oyer it."
He was allowed to proceed without
further molestation.—P. McArthur in
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Notice to Leat*e School Laud*.
Ofilce of tbe CommicBloner of School s&d Pub
He. Land*. 1'irimx, 8. D., January 15, 18B9.--No
tice is hereby Liven that on the f!rnt dny of
April. all of the unfold and unleaded «chool
lande in i.aku ronr.ty will be offered for lease at
public auction to th« hi^he^t bidder, at the front
door of the court hou*u it) t*nid county. Said
leading 11! I« held between the honm* of len
o'clock a. in.
snd
five o'clock p, m. each dnv un­
til all tracU of school Uuda have bven offered
lor leaee. TIIOS II. HI)Til,
CommlMtener of School and Public Lanaa.
Notice.
Land office St Mitchell, S. I)., January 5, ISftsJ.
Notice i* neraby tfiveu that the following Darned
Rettler ha* filod notice of hia intention to- make
final proof in support of his claim, and that naid
inool will be made b-fore the clerk of the cir
cuit court, in MM! fol- Lake couuty, s. !»., at Mad
inon, ». t)., on February 'JOth, 1SW2, viz: Died
rich J. Warn*, for the nw« section JM. township
mT, range 51. (II. E. No. He names the
following: witnesses to prove bis continuous resi
dence upon and cultivation of, said lauc viz.:
Joe Knox, Eli Greenback Charles I'n/.lemann
and Henry Voight, all of Wuntworth P. O., f. 1).
H. N, KKATZ. Kegister.
Notice of Mortgage Sale.
Default existing in a mortgage executed by
John Jones and Warsrsret Jane Jotiet», h!s wife,
morti: scors. dated October 111, INK, to
Dated February 4, W.'.
J.
H.
Cameron, mortgagee, ou the northeast quarter
of section No. 14, township No. 1C, range No.
54, in Lake i ounty, South Oakoti. There being
now due on nntd mortuage iiicliidini:
$60(10 attorney's fee. Therefore, the sheriff'of
•aid Lako cotiuty will sell eaid premises at the
front aoor of the court honse in the city of Mad
Uon, in said pounty of Lake, March '_*, 1HW, at 2
o'clock p. m., to satisfy said debt and cosisof
W. C. BEAMAN,
Attorney for Mortgagee.
Notice of Mortgage Bale.
Default existing in a mortgage executed by
Sithn A Latkins and PYances E. Millie I.arklns,
husband and wife, mortgagors, March fi, 1H9), to
Nor'bwentern Loan and Hanking company of
Madison. S. j)., mortgagee, on lots No. t» and H,
and southeast quarter of noitheast quarter, all
of section Ti, tovvnsh KC), north of rauce r.i, iu
Lake couuty. S D. There beinif uow duo on
eaid mortgage the sum of SWH.jil, including $.'iO
attorney'# fee. Now therefore, the sheriff of
said Lake county will sell said pre mi sen at the
front doorof the court house in the city of Madi
•on. in Lake county, b. D.. March lUtli, lStU, at 2
o'clock p. m., to satisfy said debt ana coats of
sale.
Dated. FebruarylWtt.
.1 H. WILLIAMSON,
Attorney for Mortgagee.
llttice.
In the county court of the county of Lake,
South Dakota. In the mattef of the estate of
Sever Aslak-en, deceased Notice is hereby
jflven that A. O. Rinde has tiled with the judge
of this court petition, praying that letters of
administration of the estate of Sever Aslak*en,
deceased, be grauted unto Klsebe Aslaksen, wid
ow of deceased, and that Friday, the 4th day oi
March A D. at one o'clock p. m. of said day
being a dnv or special term of this court, at the
office of the jud e of the county court, in the
court house in the city of Madison and county of
Lake. South Dakota, has been set for hearing
said petition when and where any psrson intcr
eated may appear and show cause w hy tbe said
petition should not bo granted.
Dated Madison, 8. D.. February 6,1883.
WM. McGRATH, Judge
Attest: K. C. KKITII, of the County Court.
Clerk.
MUHR&Y A PORTER, Att'ys lor Petitioner.
Mortgage Sale.
Name ol moitgagcor, William O'Conncll and
Kllen O'Cotinell, his wife name of mortgagee,
John Ogden date oi mortgage August IT, 1HK1
^recorded August'2i, tNNi, at 1 o'clock p. m., In
the office of regi-ter of deeds of Luke county, D.
T., in book of mortiraees on pa*e iW. Default
having been made in the payment of the princi
pal sum and interest thereon *ince the 1st day ol
November A. I). there Is now due at the
date hereof the sum of H.JT.48, principal and in
terest. besides the sum ol *.V) attorney's fees,
•tipulattid ID said mortgage, and the sum offi'^I ^4
taxes paid. Notice is hereby given that the said
mortgage will be foreclosed by sale at public
anction *y the sheriff ol Lake county, or hi«
deputy, on Satardnv the 5th day of March.
at 1 o'clock p. m., at tbe front door of the court
house in Madisi.n in said Lake county, South
Dakota, of the lands and premises situated in
said l^ike county, and described iu said mort
gage, substantially as follows, to-wit The
northeast quarter ol section eleven (11) in tow n
ship one hundred and five (105) of range tlfty
three (.1). containing oue'huudred and sixty
acres, more or Ui«#.
Dated at Madi SOB, 8ont& Dakota, Jan. Id. 189S.
JOHN OtiDEN,
W. F. SMITH. Mortgagee.
Attorney ol Mortgagee.
Notice to Stockholders.
Treasury Department, Office of the 0«HBptfo)ler
of the currency.—-WnsblagtoD,.Iaotmry 13, lWr.'.
In the matter of The Madison National Bank of
Mad ison, South Dakota.—To all whom it may
concern: Whereas, upon a proper accounting by
the receiver heretofore appointed to collect the
assets of The Madison National Bank of Madison,
South Dakota, and upon a valuation of the un
collected assets remaining in his hands, it ap
pears to my satisfaction that in order to pay the
debts of such association It is necessary to
enforce the individual liability of the stoekhold
ers therefor to the extent hereinafter mentioned,
as prescribed by Sections !S!5] and of the Re
vised Statutes of the United States: Now, there
fore, bv virtue of the authority vested iu me by
law, I do hereby make wi assessment and requisi
tion upon the shareholders of the saidMad
Ison National Bank of Madison, 8. D., for fifty
thousand dollars, to be paid by them ratably on
or nefore the tweuty-seveuth day of February,
18l»^, and I hereby make demand upon each and
every one of them for one hundred dollars upon
each and every share of the capital stock of said
aasociat'ou held or owned by them, respectively,
at the time of its failure and I hereby direct
Boyd I). Milam, the receiver heretofore appoint
ed. to take ail uecessary proceedings, by suit or
otherwise, to enforce to that extent the said in
dividual liability ol the said shareholders.
In witness whereof i have hereto set my hand
and caused my seal of office to bo affixed to these
presents, at the Uity of Washington, in the Dis
trlct of Columbia, this thirteenth day of January,
A. D., 18MB. E. H. LACEY,
IBKAU] Comptroller of the Currency.
Notice of Mortgage .sale.
Whereas, on the iHh day of October, A. D. 18S11,
Marie Anna Keller.a widow,of the county of Lake,
In the then territory of Dakota, mortgageor,
made and delivered to the Farmland Mortgage
and Debenture company ol the state of Iowa,
mortgagee, a mortgage upon the following de
scribed real estate situate in said Lake county,
to wit: The southwest quarter of section thirty
three (Si) :u township one hundred and live (lt5)
north, of range 111ty two (5^ west, of 'he fifth I'.
M., to secure the payment of one promissory
note, \rith interest coupons .thereto attached,
bearing date the'»ih day of October, A. D. 188ft,
for the sum of bearing interest at the
rate of nine per cent, per annum, payable an
nually aa specified in said coupons, and due on
the 1st day of Jannnry, 1KU5, which mottgage
was tiled for record in the office of the register ol
deeds of said Lake county, on October IK, 1K8!I,
at 5:3) o'clock p. in., and recorded in book I of
mortgages, at page 11 and, whereas, said mort
gage provides that in case default shoula be
made in the payment of the money secured by
•aid mortgage, either principal or interest, at
the time or times therein specified for the pay
ment thereof, or the breach of auv covenantor
agreement therein contained, then, in either
case, the whole sain of monev secured thereby
Mould, at tbe option of the holder thereof, im
mediately become due and payable ami, where
as. default has been made in the conditions of
Bald mortgage, to wit in tho failure to pay the
Interest on said principal note due January 1,
185)1. and January 1, 1H!«, respectively, as sueei
fled in said interest coupons: and, whereas, the
said Farmland Mortgage and Debenture com
pany, in holder of said note and mortgage, has
elected, and does hereby elect to declare the
whole sum of money secured by said mortgage
now due and payable, and to foreclose said
mortgage in the manner provided by law and,
whereas, the amount claimed to be due thereon
at the date hereof is six hundred sixty nine dol
lars and eighty-one cents, of which $5.V).00 Is
principal and $119.81 is interest, besides the sum
of $10.(10 statutory attorney's fees for the fore
closure of said mortgage: and. whereas, no ac
tion or proceedings at law, or otherwise, have
been instituted to recover the debt secured bv
said mortgage or any part thereof now, there
fore, notice is hereby given, that under and by
virtue of the power of sale contained in said
mortgage, and the statute in such case made and
provided, the said mortgage will be foreclosed by
fcaale of the mortgaged premises
above described
at pnbhc auction by the sheriff ol Lake couuty.
South Dakota, or his deputy, on the 27th day of
February A. 1). 18t«, st 10 o'clock A, M., at the
front door of the court house in the City of M*d
l«on in said Lake county.
Dated at Sioux Falls, Sonth Dakota, January
14th. A. D. lfWtt.
THK FARMLAND MORTOAOS ANI OnsimrBi
COMPANY, Mortgagee.
W*. LEI, Sheriff of Lake county, South Da
kota.
Notice of Sale of School Lands.
Office of the omiaissioner of School aud Pob
lic Lands, I'IKKBE, S January lf, l«f,\-No
tice is hereby given that, ou iho Mth day of
March, lK'.fc.', the following school lands iu Lake
county, f). I)., wiU he offered for sale at. public
auction to tbe highest imhjer at the front Joor
of the court house in said County. The sale will
be held between the hours of 10
o'clock a. in. and
5 o clock p. m., of each day until all of tha M
lowing described tract* have been offered for
sale:
Sections l'i and tewnship 105, range 51.
Section l'i, towti«hip luti, rttuge51,
sections l'i and art, township
1(!6, raugo 5i.
Sections Hi and :i, township nr., rarge f:$.
Sections l'i an'! Vi, township hiy, range M.
Sections l« and -V., town-hip 107, range 5^.
Sections ifl and :5»i, township 107, range M.
Section :Vi, township H**, range .vt.
Section :M1, township I'*4, ramie M.
of
TliOS. u. HUTB,
Commissioner of School and Public I niria
Mortjjag* Sale.
Name of mortgageor, Wenzel Vetter, sen., a
widower name ol mortgagee, Wllber F. Smith
date of mortgage, November 1, 1H8H recorded
November --M, IS**, at *0 o clock p. m., in tha
office ol register of deeds of Lake county, tnea
Dakota territory, iu book "X" of mortgage*, on
pane "js. The said mortgage was duly assigned
to U. MeC'ail Cushman on tbe sWth day of Decem
ber, A D. 18*a, and recorded January 15. l*8!»,.iu
book on page l»tt. Default having been
made in the int'-rust payment which became due
November I, IS'.U, there is now due at 1 he date
hereof the sum ol s*140.00 principal and interest,
besides the sum of fifty dollars attorney's fees,
stipulated in said mortgage. Notice Is hereby
eiven that the said mortgage will be foreclosed
by sale at public auction by the sheriff of Lake
county, or his deputy, ou Saturday, the 5th day
of March. 1SW, ut I V clock m., at the front
door of tUe court house in Madison, In said Lake
County. South Dakota, of the land* and pr^mi^cs
situated in said I.ako county, and described ill
•aid mortgage, substantially as follows, to wit:
The southeast quarter of section eight *), in
township one hundred and tive (106) of range
fifty-two (.YJ), containing one hundred nB
(imt) acres, more or les».
Dated at Maditon, South Dakota, Jan. v.t, 1MM.
W, F. SMITH,
Attorney for the Administrator of the estate of
E. McCali Cnsbman.
Ordinance No. 55.
An ordinance granting to the Sioux City,
Madi sou and Northern Kallwav Company, ite
successors, lessees or assigns, tbe riirht of way
over, 'along, across and upon certain streets, al
leys and public grounds in the city of Madison,
South Dakota, aud the right to construct railway
tracks and operate steam railways thereon.
Be it otdalned bv the city council of the city of
Madi sou. South Dakota
Sec. 1. That there be aud Is hereby granted to
the Sioux City, Madison and Northern Railway
Company, its successors, lessees or assijjns the
right of way over, along, across and upon the
following streets, alleys and public grounds in
the city of Madison, South Dakota, with the
power, permission and authority to construct
and operate one or more railway tracks arcd such
switches and side-tracks as they may desire, and
operate steam railways thereon, to-wit:
AIOIIL'. upou and across a strip of
laud about thirty-three feet in
width lyiuc alone parellel with, adja
cent to, and on the west side of the north
and south center line of section cight(H) in town
ship one hundred and six (lot}) north, range fifty
two (.YJ), west of the fifth principal meridian:
Also along, upon and across Center stieet. or
the extension thereof, east of Washington
avenue, on the northwest quarter
(nw-4)
of said
Section eieht |Sj: Also aloDg, upon anil across
ashtngton avenue cast of block one fl!: and
also along,upon and across the alley north of said
block one [1], all in the Town Proprietors first
addition to the city of Madison Also along,
upon and across the alley in block twelve (12|:
Also along, upon and across Lee avenue between
blocks eleveu and twelve [II and 1°-']: also along,
npon aud across tiie alley in block eleven [11]:
also along and upon and across Ilarth avenue
between blocks ten and eleven, 10 and 11: also
alon^', upon and aeross the alley iu block ten, HI
also alouu. upou and across Egan avenue be
tween blot ks nine and ten, and 10, and also
alone, upon aud across Egan avenue at its inter
section wiih Lake street: also alon^, upou and
across Lake street north of block eiirbt, *, nine,
l',and ten, in, amt along, upon aud across Lake
street at its Intersection with VanEps avenue
also along, upon and across Kennedy avenue
east
block four, 4: also along,
I
upon
gad
across the alley in block four. 4 also along, up
on and across Winfred avenue between blocks
four and ttve, I aud 5 also along, upon and
across the alley in block live, 5, all in Kennedy's
Extension to the city of Madison. Also along,
upon and across Park street south ot blocks
twenty seven and twenty-eight, '~TT and *JK also
at the intersection of I'ark i«t?eet with Winfred
avenue, along, npon and across Wmfred avenue
between blocks twenty-seven and twenty-eight,
•r: and •, all in Kennedy's Second Extension to
the city of Madison.
Also along, upon and across Union avenue east
of block three, 3 also along, upon and across all
alleys in said block three, 3 also alonj:, upon
and across College street north of blocks three
and ten, .1 and lo, and along, upon and across
College street at Its intersection with Liberty
avenue also along, upon and across Liberty
avenue between blocks two and eleveu. and 11
also alont, upon and across Liberty avenue be
tween b'ocks three and ten, 3 and 10: also along,
npon and across the alley in block eleven, 11
also aloug, upon and across the north aud south
alley in block ten, 10 also alon^, upon and
across Chicago avenue between blocks eleven
aud fifteen, 11 and 15, and upon, along and across
Chicago avenue at its intersection with College
strvt. Also along, upon and across all alleys in
block fifteen, 15: also aloug, upon and across
Pleasant street north of blocks fifteen and twen
tv-four, 15 and 24: also alons, upon and across
West avenue between blocks fourteen and twen
ty-five, 11 auil and also between blocks fifteen
aud twenty-four, 15 and '.'4, and also at the inter
section of West avenue with Pleasant street: al
so along, upon aud across the north and south
alley in block twenty-four, «'4 also alone, upon
and aeross Olive avenue between blocks twenty
five aud twenty eight, ~5 aud "M.
Also along, upon and across Catherine ayenne
between block* twenty-eight and thirty-nine, '-J8
and :W also along, upon and across Willow
street betweeu block thirty-niie and forty, :JW and
40: also along, upon and across Highland avenue
west of block forty 40, all in Smith k Trow's
Summit Addition to the city of Madison.
Said right-of-way herein granted across', and
over said streets and alleys being a strip of
ground filty leet In width on each side of the
center line of said railway as now located and
staked out through said streets and alleys as
shown by the profile and plat of said survey ot
tbe final location of said lire.
And also n strip nf ground Tor station grounds
lying south of the rii ht-of-wa herein granted,
and marked "Station Grounds'' In the profile and
plat of said right-of-way and station grounds
tiled with the city clerk at the time of the paat'
ageof this ordinance.
AIHI the said city council of Madisou doc*
hereby grant the said Sioux City, Madison and
Northern Railway company, its successors,
lessees and assigns the right over, alonir and
across the streets, alleys and avenues including
the said station grounds as shown by said plat,
and the right to construct aud operate one or
more railway tracks, switches and side-tracks
thereon.
With the right to lay down, aonstruct and op
erate one or more railway tracks, switches or
side-tracks o*er, across, along ana upon any of
the streets and alleys herein named and operate
steam railways thereon.
Sec. That the said railway tracks shall' be
so laid as to conform with the established grade
of the streets or allevs, over, across, along
and upon which they may be located and con
strui ted, wherever the city has or may establish
such grades.
S e a u o n a s e e s w e e s a i a k s
are located or constructed said grantee shall con
struct and maintain crossings for vehielea
and pedestrians by planking between
the rails and on the outside-of the rails in soch
manner and with snch material as may be or
dered by tbe city council.
Sec. f. That the trrantee shall, at the time of
the construction of their tracks, at their own cost
and expense, construct under tbe direction and
supervision of the city engineer all such culverts
and surface dr.ii.s, and of such material and
such dimensions as such city engineer may reas
onably require, and shall at all times conform to
the drainage system adopted by said city.
Sec. 5. That the said, The Sioux City, Mad
ison and Northern Hallway compauy, its lessees,
or assigns shall construct its line of railway
trom (xari.etMon, South Dakota, to the city of
Madison, South Dakota, within two years from
the passage of tnis ordinance, and upon its fail
ure to so do this ordinance shall then be no Ion
ger in force, and in that event all rights herein
granted shall revert to the said city of Madison.
Sec,«. Said crossings on said streets shall
not be obstructed by standing cars or tnginea
for more than ten minutes at any one time ex
cept in case ot accident, nor shall said trains and
engines be run within the corporate limits of
said city at a greater rate of speed than «lx
miles per hour.
This ordinance waa read the first time at a
regular meeting of the city council, held In the
city eonaeii room oa the ttth day of January, 19M.
ELMER SHERIDAN,
City Auditor.
This ordinance was read a second time and
passed at a regular meeting of the city council,
held in the city council room on the 4th day or
February, lSlft.
ELMER SHERTDA.i-.
city Aud.
Approved tfeia fifth day of February 1«V» 1
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