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At LAKE MADISON, three and one-lialf miles southeast
of city. Connected by Motor lift®
A Large? Number of State
Meetings to be held at the
Chautauqua Grounds this
ty V
The Streets Illuminated by 12 Arc Lights.
The Most Complete Plant in the State.
State Chautauqua
The Lake provided with
the Steamer "City of Mad
ison," capable of carrying
100 persons.
Beautiful Sheet of Water, Eight
Miles Long and Two Miles Wide.
Two and one-half miles west of the city
surrounded by beautiful groves
of natural timber.
Great EMoial Cmter
The seat of the State Normal School. Value of Normal
buildings* $55,000. The Normal School is now in ses
sion, with over 125 students from various parts of the
state in attendance.
Excellent City Schooit. New Central School build
ing just completed at a cost of $15,000.,
Js the home of Nine Churches!
Excellent Society. Stone and
Brick Business Buildings
lift THE'
Freight and Passenger Division of
the S. M. Div. of the C., M. & St.
P. R'y running north and west.
Fine Brick I O-Stall Round House,
Is a great Grain Market. Four El
evators, Flat House and Roller
Mill 1100 Cars of Gram shipped
from Lake county since Sept. 1st,
Lato County has NEVER Experienced a
Crop Failure.
An.d FARM LANDS can be purchased at reasonable
prices. HOMESEEKERS are cordially invited to settle
in this community.
For additional particulars coueerrting the resources of
this section, prices of City Property, Farm Lauds, etc., etc.,
V 1
Madison, South Dakota
,\t i
Leadin* ftemocratic Newspaper* «f
Hiw Tork Comment on the Al»..
buny Convention.
The World Would Like to Know W hat
Hill Will Do Vi'itii lib Delegation.
Western Sentiment.
Henry Wattersou Rises to Nominate
James (jriftin Carlyle, of
NBW YORK, Feb. 24. -The World, in
An editorial headed "February and
June," says Senator Hill has secured a
delegation from this state favorable to
liig nomination for the presidency. The
February point to this game of politics
has been scored, but what about the far
greater contest in June? There are
forty-three other states yet to be heard
from, and oven iu two months from
now the real fight for the nomination
will be hardly begun. Senator Ilill has
secured a delegation 120 days in advance
of the national convention. What will
he do with it? It can hardly le shipped
to Chicago to await the meeting of the
great convention. The delegates can
scarcely be forbidden to read the news
papers until after they have voted, like
the jurors in a capital case. A great
many things are certain to'happen dur
ing the next four months which will
materially influence and probably deter
mine the choice of a Democratic candi
date for president. The adoption of in
structions reaching no farther than the
presentation of a name to the conven
tion leaves the delegation free, though
elected in February to meet the require
ments of the situation in June. And
that would mean success' for the party
in November. The next president must
be a Democrat, and the national conven
tion must be trusted to nominate a
candidate who can be elected.
Favor* Western Man.
The Herald says: "Hill has the ma
chine, but a very large number of Dem
ocrats are yet to be convinced that he
has the people. All this show of power
is well enough in its way, but the party
of the state has a very bitter feud on its
hands, and the aggressive policy of Mr.
Hill has excited a Democratic opposi
tion which renders the vote of Novem
ber uncertain for himself, though it
drives Cleveland out of the field. Mr.
Hill has furnished the strongest possible
argument in favor of the position taken
,iy The Herald months ago. We then
said, and have since found no occasion
to change our mind, that the nominee
for the presidency should not hail from
New York. A Western man who has
also the respect of the South—a man
like Watterson, for instance—with Hill
for second place, would be certain to
carry New York and the country. The
Democrats of this state, now divided
into factions and losing no opportunity
to knife each other, would unite on such
a ticket and carry the banner to un
doubted victory. Let New York re3t
for a while on the honors already
earned. Give some other section a
chance, esiecially if by choosing from
this state the victory of 1 he party is to
be imperilled, as it certainly would be.
Why not Watterson and Hill?"
Will Never Nominate Hill.
The Times says: "Unquestionably the
actual sentiments of a majority of the
Democratic electors of the State of New
York were expressed Monday, not in
the proceedings of Mr. Hill's conven
tion, but in the speeches, the addresses,
and the action of the convention of pro
testing Democrats held also in Albany
at the same time. That the work of the
convention, with its body of instructed
delegates, will lead to the nomination of
Mr. Hill for the presidency, is a notion
too absurd to be entertained for a mo
ment. The Democratic convention at
Chicago will not nominate Mr. Hill. It
conceivably may 'go West' for its can
didate, or South, or to the Pacific coast,
or if comes East or to New York, it will
come for a man better known and more
respected than David B. Hill."
The sun makes no comment on the
Albany convention.
May Occur to Hill Later,
The Tribune says: "The action of the
midwinter convention leaves Hill master
of the situation, so far as the 'regular'
state convention, acting under the 'reg
ular' call of the state committee can
make Hill master. But, unless all sign®
fail, the anti-Hill movement is rapidly
gaining strength, and has already be
come serious enough to become a fac
tion. If they force the fighting the anti
Hill men can speedily destroy Hill a
presidential possibility. Let it be under
stood that two delegations are to appear
at Chicago and where will Hill be? It
may occur to Hill, on reflection,that the
midwinter convention was too smart a
trick by half."
Declares for Hill.
LOUISVILLE, Ky.,Feb. 24. —The Louis
ville Post (Democratic) proclaims for
Hill for the presidential nomination.
After calling attention to his splendid
leadership and his ability to carry New
York, it declares that Hill and success
are far better than Cleveland and
Ha Thinks Carlisle Would Wear
land's Mantle Gracefully.
LOULSVILLK, Feb. 24. -In The CoTtrier
Jonrnal. under the head, "The Square
Issue," Mrr Watterson, after saying,
that the Democrats of New Yotk*
nave 0pti! en through the regular ana
lawful channels appointed for party ex
pression. and David Bennett Hill is
formally presented to his fellow Demo
crats of the United States as the choice
of the Democrats of the Empire state
for prwnlent, the question before the
country incomes one of ayes and noes,
for who ^er is preferred over this nom
ination 'Must beat Mr. Hill," concludes
as folio®V
There thousands of Democrats, who,
recogim,ng the hopelessness or the case,
may co&sent to the loss of Mr. Cleve
land, b|i they will not accept Mr. Hill.
The tradition is too abrupt the wrench
is too 'ent. The disaster of 1888,
howuve* wrongfully ascribed to Mr.
Hill, r*,iJ:leR in many a memory. If
notnnaa1-",1 for president, Mr. Hill would
carry it through the canvass as a wound
upon bis- sword arm which would cer
tainly impair his fencing, if it did not,
in the il, prove fatal to his candidacy.
The political world is very exacting
and very just. It recognir.es in its real
leaders "both inspiration and equipment,
and blindly follows, but the least of its
leaders must be available, and the hand
which lias proved itself so puissant in
destroying Mr. Cleveland we fear has
destroyed itself. To th* nomination,
therefore, put forward by the Demo
crats of the Hmpire state we must re
spectfully and for the reasons given
vote no.: and we offer as a snlstitute
John Gnflin Carlisle, of Kentucky, next
in succ ssiun to Grover Cleveland as the
leader and embodiment of the great
issue of revenue reform, and in eminence
of abilities and services, and in personal
integriiy, altogether worthy to wear his
mantle and entirely large enough to
fill it.
Hew Yerk Democratic Cosveatldl 9fll
Uh*a Up Its Work.
NWr YORK, Feb. 24.—At 4:15
p. m.
Temporary Chairman Beebe called the
Democratic convention to order and
Daniel Griffin presented the re
port of
committee on
which was
John E. Dayton made the report of the
committee on permanent organization,
naming General Sickles for permanent
chairman. The report was adopted and
General Sickles
introduced amid
loud and continued applanse. After
the applause had subsided General
Sickles thanked the convention for the
honor conferred in choosing him to
preside, and proceeded to arraign the
Republican party for the McKinley
tariff bill, the force bill and extrava
the conduct of the country's
business. Referring to Senator Hill
and the presidency, the general said:
We shall present the name of a gallant
leader whose banner is inscribed with
many victories, and under whom the
Democracy of New York never has been
and never will be defeated a leader who
was elected to the senate of the I'nited
States without the expenditure of a dol
lar leader we love because the euemies
of the Democratic party hate and fear
him a leader in whom the veteran sol
dier* of Xew York have always found a
steadfast friend a leader whose success is
always the triumph of his party a leader
WTIOM* relation t» the presidency of the
l'nit»d States would jive to the whole
people an administration guided and di
rected iu all o? its measures by the prin
ciples, the policy and the traditions of
Jefferson and Jackson.
Every point in General Sickles' speech
was applauded vigorously. The men
tion of Senator Hill's name at its con
clusion was the signal for round after
round of applause. Mr. Sulser, from
the committee on resolutions, presented
the report of that committee which was
read by the secretary as follows:
The Platform.
The Democratic party of the state of
New ork in convention assembled re
news th« pledge of it* fidelity to the great
cause of tariff reform, and to ihe whole
Democratic faith and tradition, as af
firmed in our national platforms from
187tf to 1889, as well as in our state plat
forms concurrent with the opening of
Governor Tildeu's brief, and the close of
Governor Hill's long, thrice approved and
alike illustrious service in the chief mag
istracy of the Empire state.
1. Gold and silver the only legal ten
der no currency inconvertible with coin.
2. Stemdy steps toward specie payments
no step Itaekward.
3. Honest payment of the public debt
in coin sacred preservation of the public
4. Revenue reform, federal taxation for
revenue only no government partnership
with protected monopolies.
5. Home rule to limit and localize most
jealously the foreign powers intrusted to
the public servant*, municipal and fed
eral no centralization.
ti. Kqual and exact justice to all men
no partial legislation, no partial taxation.
7. The presidency a public trust, not a
private perquisite no third term.
Keonomy in the public expense
labor may be lightly burdened.
We steadfastly adhere
to the principles
of a
sound finance.
We are against the coinage of any silver
dollar which is not of the intrinsic valuo
of ever/ other dollar of the United States.
We, therefore, denounce the new Sher
man silver law, under which one-tenth of
our gold stock has leen exported and all
our silver output has leen dammed up at
home, not only as a false yreteuse, but an
actual hindrance of the return to a free bi
metallic coinage and as tending only to
produce a changc from one kind of mono,
metalisiu to another.
We therefore unite with the friends of
honest money everywhere iu stigmatizing
the Sherman progressive silver basis law
as no solution of the gold and silver ques
tion, and as a fit appendix to tbo subsidy
and bounty swindle, the McKinley worse
than-war tariff, the Blaine reciprocity
humbug, the squandered surplus, the ad
vancing deficit, the defective census ahd
falsified representation and the revolu
tionary procedures of the billion dollar
congress—all justly condemned by tha
peoples' great uprising last November,
(18yo». a verdict which renewed this year
UN?j watt empower llenoc*»tic..«UMecii^|^%{
to guide the people's cotmetts and to exe
cute the people's will.
After reviewing the record of the
Democratic party in New York the
resolutions strongly urge Governor Hill
as the next Democratic presidential can
didate, expressing confidence in hie
ability to lead the party to victory.
Governor Flower also comes in for a share
of commendation. At tho reading of
the resolution instructing the delega
tion to present the name of Senator
Hill there was prolonged applause. At
the close of tho reading, the resolutions
were unanimously adopted.
After the adjournment Senator Hill
held an impromptu reception on the
stage of the convention hall.
Likely for Harrison.
JACKSON, Miss., Feb. 24.—The Repaid
11Afltl U .1 a
liCnn state convention had a large at
tendance. Four delegates and alternates
to the Republican national convention
will be chosen. The delegation is
to be for Harrison.
Cannibalism In a Depraved
Nefro family,
ATLANTA, Ga.. Feb. 24. —News of a
horrible story of murder and cannibal-!
ism near Day's Mill has been received, i
Lucy President, a degraded and idiotic
negro woman, left her home and 9-nine
months old infant in charge of her two
elder children, Mark and Linda, aged 11
and 9 years. She went to the place of
Mr. J. A. Knight, two miles distant, to,
do some work for Mrs. Knight.
After her departure it eeems that1
Mark resolved upon putting the infant
out of the way. So he told his sister I
what he proposed doing, and at the
same time telling her that if she told he
would kill her. Procuring an axe, he i
deliberately knocked the child in the i
head and mangled its body in different
places. They afterwards ate some of|j
the flesh. When the mother returned!
and found what had been done she did
not show the least sign of maternal i
Wisconsin Reapportionment Gasee*
MAIHSON, Wis., Feb. 24. —Judge A.
W. Neuman. who five weeks ago ren
dered the decision adverse to the defend
ants in the famous suit of the state
against the ex-state treasurer, will,
within a day or two, settle the findings
on which an immediate appeal will be
based. It is merely a formal matter.
The appeal must,under the rules of law.
be made within sixty diys after the
decision was rendered, which makes the
farthest limit about March 18. The su
preme court is now in bession, and a
decision in the gerrymander case may
be handed down, but the general opin
ion is that the court will take till about
March 15 to prepare its conclusion.
Robbed and Thrown from a Train.
CKDAU RAPIDS. la., Feb. 24.— Otto
Pfein, a young German, while stealing
a ride on the Chicago and Northwestern
road en route from Fremobt, Neb., to
Chicago, was the recipient of rather
rough treatment after leaving this city
about 10 p. ui., by two men who were
on the platform of a blind baggage car.
About three miles out they demanded
his money, which he turned over to
them. They theu assaulted, stablied
and kicked him off the train. When he
recovered he walked to the station at
Otis, and was later brought to the city.
No information concerning his assail
ants has been obtained. Pfein, while
badly injured, will recover*
I'Mwaril Field Arraigned.
NEW YORK, Feb. 24.—Edward
Field, senior partner of the firm of
Field, Lindley, Weichers & Co., was
arraigued in the court of oyer and ter
miner on an indictment for for
gery. The court was crowded.
Field looked haggard. His eyes were
heavy and dull and the lids swollen.
His counsel submitted the findings of
the West. Chester court declaring Field
insane, and Judge Van Brunt said he
would order the question of Field's
sanity decided, by a jury. The selection
of a jury was then begun.
Trying to Renew ills utvn Children
Fireman Meets IHs Death with
Fonnd by His Comrade* with One of
TSiem Ci&sped in Each of HI*
Three Venn? People Fatally Injur*!
While Walking on a Pennsylvania
Railway Track.
MCKEKSPORT, Pa., Feb. 84. -WHW
Freman Lynch responded with his com
I pany to an alarm he fouml that it was
his own house that was burning. Be
knew his two small children were alone
in the building and ho rushed in to save
them. A cry for help soon after he
entered brought his comrades to hie
assistance, when hewa3 found prostrate
on the floor, with his children clasped
in his arms. All three were carried ont
and then it was found that both of the
children wer dead while Lynch himself
was unconscious and can hardly live
through the day.
Three of a Part? of Yonni People Prob
ably Fatally Injured.
PiTTSBi'RCt, Feb. 24.—A party «f
young people who had been attending a
dance at Braddock were run down by a
train on the Pennsylvania road early
in the morning. One man was
killed and two others mortally injured.
The party had missed the last train and
were walking home. At Haw kins
i station the train suddenly appeared
around the curve and ran them down
before they could step from the traok.
Alice Gaskell was instantly killed:
i William Dewar, aged 22, sustained Sa
juries from which he died a few honra
later, and Dalton Sigler so badly injured
that the physicians havtft 00 hopes for
his recovery.
Fell from i» Scaffold.
Sioux FALLS, S. D., Feb. 24.—Everett
J. Cntshall, a laboring man, fell from
the scaffolding being erected on tb«
Milwaukee Railway bridge over the
Sioux river, receiving such injuries that
he died one l.our after the accident. Ho
leaves a wife and four childreii. Hi»
former home was Pine Island. Minn.
St. Pawl Union Stock Yards
fcotrrH St. PAUI, Feh. 24, !%:.
HOGS—be lower. Yards cleared carl} i
packers. Kantfe, $4.(^4.55.
and active. Buyers
intf for stockers and feoder. and good huU Lei
grades in diir.and. Yard* cleared. lTia
steers, $3.60^4.1X1 good steers,
3.50 prime cc.wu, $2.40®r!.r tpjod cows,
@2.40 common to fair cows. fl.00®2.^»
veal calvus, t.fxj hi-avy calves, Y:
&3r> Htockers, feeders,
bulls, *taj£s and oxen,
SHKKP Steady. .Muttons,
lamb*, stockcra and feeders, I?""
Ret-elite: Hogs, SOOs cattle, 900 calve*.
sheep, ui*
Minneapolis Grain.
Mix.vEAroi.iK, Feb, J4, U*.
WHEAT February closed, Sfto May, upru
intf. HMc highest, KSc: lowest., HTJ^je dosing
W%i. «n track No. 1 hard, SMc No. 1 North
cians and Health Officers recommend it because it adds
wholesomeness of the food.
MARION HARL^ND:"I regard the Royal Baking Powder
the best in the market. Since its introduction into my kitchen
I have used no other."
Chicago I.lve Stock.
Feb. 21. i#C.
Experts Use
Royal Baking Powder
'Perfect and uniform success in making finest food is
more certain with Royal Baking Powder than with any
other. Use it in every receipt calling for a baking
powder, or cream of tartar and soda, and the best
results in pure, wholesome, appetizing food are assured.
Experts use it because it adds to their success.
seems to
Baking Powder is as good as any cap be. 1 have usvd it a
great deal and always with satisfaction."
Cookery: "I say to you, without hesitation, use the 'Royal.'
I kave tried all, but the Royal is the most satisfactory,"
M. GORJU, late
Delmonico's, New-York: "In
'of Royal Baking Powder, I have found it superior to all othct.-.
White House, for Presidents Arthur an
Cleveland: I have tested many baking powdete, but fpr
fpod can use none bur 'Royal.'"
HOOH -Wtak W'JOe lower. Heavy, $
4» v mixed »ul medium, liJiftilij
Si! EKP—Market steady.
Receipts: Cattle. lO.KJb hugs, 34,000 sh •(,
Chicago Grain nnd Provisions.
CHICAGO, Feb. 24
CORN-February, 4U%c March, 40^c May:
Principal of Washington, D. C., School of

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