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A BIRD CALL.
Bird of th«» nxim* wing, Binl of tlx- silver n^«\ CVnu', fr it In tin- HjtriiiR, AimI Ti 1 irh th«- white ilouda float Cumi', llulirl. come I Bird of the crimson breast, RoMn, wo misN ynti well. Robin, we love jna l«»st. Come, for tile ri.wslips HWfll. Come, robin, im! Bird of the circling flight 'Gainst twilight's j«-arly skies. Soft call the winds of ni:ht, Lonely the wafer rries. Come, swallow, conic! —Sara M. Chatfield in St. Nicholas. SHE WAS RIGHT. Aubrry Evonloiic lookrd ont upon Suckville street and yawned. Only an instant before hr had written "Finis" to an article with a dash of the pen across the last sheet, and now the man uscript lay ready fur the post among the dobrin of printer's proofs, new nov els awaiting review, etc., with which the writing table was strewn. One of the best known litterateurs in London and a brilliant conversational ist, his tongue eould le as scathing as his pen, and it was said of him with re gard to the latter weapon of warfare that iu half a dozen polished sentences he could do more toward damning a book than any two of his compeers. A big, loosely made man, Mr. Kverdono, with shrewd, gray eyes and the pessi mism of a modern. Studying his face as he lounged by the window, his hands in the pockets of his smoking jacket, me could see that he had a lively sense of humor combined with his other char acteristics and understood the interest liis personality aroused. Presently a servant brought him Ha!" a visiting card on a salver. "Hie lady would be obliged if you would grant her an interview, sir." "Lady Hilyard." muttered Everdene, reading the inscription. "I can't recall the name. Bother the woman! What does she wantV However—ask her to come up. Blake. When she entered, a fair, elegant woman of perhaps five and twenty, in an irreproachable Parisian toilet, he was still more convinced that he had not the privilege of her acquaintance. "Mr. Aubrey Everdene ?''shequeried. Mr. Everdene bowed. "Pray take a seat, madam. "No,"she said. "I have come to quarrel with you, and I don't Bit down in the houses of my enemies. "To quarrel with me!" Hiseyebrovrs went up. The thought came to him that his visitor was not in her right mind. "Yes. Perhaps I had letter explain myself at once. I am the author of 'Fashion and Footlights.' 'Fashion and Footlights,' he re flected aloud. 'Fashion and Foot lights. Comprehension stole over his face, and with it a slight amusement. He fished among a pile of volumes and brought out three bound with an ele gance destined to win the hearts of sub urban circulating libraries. "Here it is. I reviewed it in The Outurian, didn't I?" "No," she said, "you hanged and quartered it!" "I am sorry! May I ask how you found out that I was the culprit?" "Oh, by accident! It's a long story and unimportant, since you don't deny the imputation. Now, Mr. Everdene, I know it is very impertinent of me, a etranger, to come to your private ad dress iind worry you. I am doing a very unusual thing, I am afraid, and Mrs. (•Jrundy would be horrified. But 'fools rush in,' you know, and widows are privileged! You must hav6 a little pa tience with me. because"—for the first time her lips relaxed, and she smiled a smile that was sweetness itself—"well, just because I'm a woman and you're a gentleman! Acknowledge the truth now on your honor. Don't you think you were unnecessarily harsh to my poor lit tle literary effort?" "No," he said bluutly. "I always give my true opinion of things, and" I consider your book had many faults." If she had been a man, he would have said, "I thought it was excessively bad," with the brusqueness of convic tion, and probably declined to discuss the matter. But to a lady it was impos sible to te rude. He regarded her ab surdly unconventional presence with a tolerant kindliness. "Of course I admit that there are faults, but upon one or two points in your criticism I cannot agree with you. I should very much like to discuss them with you. May I?" "Certainly. His mouth was twitch ing under his heavy mustache. "But don't \u think, pending the verdict, that you had better sit down: You will be fatigued. If you'll permit me to wheel this armchair nearer the fire for you—so!'' Having carefully arranged it so that she should face the light, he seated him self opposite to her—the A BCof diplo macy, but she did not appear to notice it. She was drawing arabesques 011 the carpet with the ]xnut of her ivory han dled umbrella. "I fchould very much like to know," she said, "what you think,of me for obming here?" "I think you are plucky—yes, and recklessly unconventional." "Candid, at any rate! And I Eyerrutfie would hare shown wider qym pathies." "Then you really believe, Lady Hil yard, that adult, sensible people do con ceive such abrupt attachments?" I am convinced that it happens fre quently. "Oh. come, not frequently?" "Well—sometimes," she amended. "I could give you a dozen instances." He lackwl the heart to argue with her. It would have been like breaking a but terfly on a wheel. And. after all, there might be more sentiment in fin do fieclo humanity than lie thought. Women have wonderful intuition in these matters. "Well, suppose we let that slide for the moment and proceed to indictment No. 2. What 4 her phrase of mine do you take exception to?" "You said that I had not the remotest idea of construction, and that 'Fashion and Fxtlights' was evidently a speci men of that objectionable class of fic tion which you regretted to see was growing so prevalent—the amateur nov el, Ixtrn of vanity and a lack of whole some occupation." Her voice died away with cup of tea.'' a faintly. "And in return for like that." She looked up. "Now for the first indictment on the list, Mr. Ever dene. You accuse me of improbability. 1 deny it.'' i His manner bordered upon preoccupa tion. In truth, he was thinking what wonderful lashes she had and how be tooming a flush of excitement could be Ito a clear, pale skin. I "You assert," she continued warm Jly, "that it is ridiculous to suppose that IA man and a woman eoulcl fall in love |at first sight, as I xhake my hero and heroine do, and that such proceedings are limited to boys and girls in their teens and the pages of penny fiction. I yitftxmld have thought that Mr. Aubrey tremor. He had only stated the truth, but the fact did not prevent the speechless Mr. Everdene from feeling as if he had com piitted a particularly brutal murder and the ghost of the victim had come to ar raign him before all the people whose opinion he valued most. "I—I cried," she murmured pathet ically. Her lips quivered. Beads of perspira tion r(v*e to the nnui's forehead. "Good heavens, if I had only guessed how much I should hurt you! It was harsh, monstrous. No doubt I was in a bad temper, and your unfortunate book was the first thing that afforded me an opportunity tc^vent my spleen." "Then you acknowledge that you were needlessly cruel?" "I was brutal. He would have com mitted bhicker perjury as she wiped that tear away. "And that I had just cause for indig nation?" "You were perfectly right. A smile broke like April sunshine over her face. "In that case I suppose I must forgive you?" He Wits ridiculously grateful. He heaved a sigh of relief and hesitated with his hand 011 tlio button of the elec tric bell. "Lady Hilyard, you know the Arab custom of taking p.ilt with one's friends? Am a token of goodwill permit- me to give you the prosaic English equivalent of a The offer was tempting, the weather was hot, and sho had talked n great deal. She yielded. When the refresh ment came, accompanied by wonderful sweetmeats from round the corner, she asked permission to pour it out for him, with a winning graciousness which charmed him. It afforded him an odd sense of pleasure, too, to see her white fingers moving about thechina. He was unaccustomed to the presence of women in his home. With the Japanese tables between them they chatted for awhile, and then the clock on the mantelpiece struck 6. She rose with a pretty gesture of dis may, like a second Cinderella. "Do you know, Mr.Everdebe, that I have been here a whole hour wasting your valuable time?" "I thought it had been ten minutes," he answered, "and the pleasantest of my life." "Very pretty!" die said, blushing it let me tell you that my address is on my card, and that my 'day' is Thursday also I must thank you very heartily for your kindness and courtesy to an impertinent intruder. Very few men would have been so considerate." "Pleaso don't thank me. It is I who owe you a debt of gratitude. You have taught me something I never expected to learn.'' "What?" "That the conduct of your hero and heroine was not improbable at all." Tlieir eyes met, the woman'sdrooped, self conscious, pleased. "You really mean that?" "On my soul I do. The most delicious softness was in her voice. "It makes me so proud and happy to think I have convinced you. There was a silence. She smoothed a wrinkle in her suede glove. He twisted a button 011 his coat. Then she aroused herself, with a little laugh, and extend ed her hand. "Well, goodby, Mr. Everdene, and once more, thank you!" He pressed her fingers ever so lightly —her proselyte. "Not goodby," he murmured. "Au revoir!"—Black and White. Saved nil Whisky. A Greek fisherman recently decided to branch out a little in a business way, so opened a small saloon on the water front. He bought a barrel of whisky from a local dealer, paying 10 per cent down, and agreed to pay the balance when the whisky was delivered. He failed to keep his agreement, and the dealer commenced planning some way to get his whisky or the money. Every time he called on the fisherman he saw the barrel lying in the saloon, and he wanted it. Finally the dealer commenced suit and attached the liquor. The saloon man pleaded poverty, hard times and everything else, but his creditor was ob durate. An agreement wa,s reached aft er much parleying that the dealer should take the whisky back, keep the 10 per cent that had txt-n paid and give the saloon keeper a receipt in full and dis miss the suit. The saloon keeper shed tears as he saw the barrel of whisky carted off and de clared he was a ruim'd man, but he did not close his sahxm. The shrewd dealer found that the whisky had been drawn from the barrel ^and^water substituted. He is still wondering how he can get his whisky er the money for it when his receipt is htuiidiug against his claim.— Say Francisco Pcafe ME RUSSIAN KNOUT. A BRUTAL PUNISHMENT INFLICTED IN THE CZAR'S DOMAIN. Claim That It* Cm In Soma Reepeete Kaa Been Abolished—The Uaa of the Cmel Instrument Described by a Political Exile Who Has Suffered la Siberia. One never knows for certain how much of the knout is left in modern Russia. The telegraph wire still at times carries the horrid whiz of it from re mote Siberia, and only the other day I saw mention in news from St. Peters burg of a new imperial ukase, "alolish ing the use of the knout for the punish ment of offenses committed by the peas antry, which has hitherto been complete ly at the mercy of the local judges in this rcsjx'ct. I was under the impres sion that the "local judges" had been deprived of their knout for 20 years or more, but the sender of this message adds that "statistics were submitted to the czar, showing that in ten years 8,000 persons, mostly guilfV of thefts of prod uce. had died after punishment with the knout." Granted the infliction of the knout, the !J,000 deaths are easily believed. The instrument itself, supposing this re jxirt to be true, evidently dies harder than its victims. But even in Russia, where the.rod and its equivalents havo had a more extended and bloody exist ence than in any other European state, the humaner spirit of the ago hap been felt, and one is disposed to regard its ex aggerated the statements just quoted. Certainly we had been given to believe that the knout was abolished for all but the gravest offense as long ago as 18(i. But Russia has never been governed wholly by its written laws, and there lire regions of that empire where a ukase may be slow to reach the local judges.'' The merciful edict of 1806, however, stopped short at the confines of Siberia, aud it was with the-object of learning to what extent tlio knout is used in tho Siberia of today that I sought an inter view with a distinguished and very in-? foresting exile, M. Alexander Soeliac zewski, 011 a visit to England. M. So chaczewski, a Polo by birth, an artist by profession, and in England to ar rango for the exhibition of a picture which will move the sympathies of ev ery friend of the victims of the cz ir, was a ]»olitieal exile in Siberia at tho age of 21 and suffered 4 '.j years in the mines, during of which ho carried, night and day, chains of which marks are permanently graven on his ankles. Twenty years in all Were the days of his exile, and he counts himself happy that ho did not, liko so many of his comrades in oppression, perish under that cruel yoke. Indeed he speaks with out bitterness and says that even in Si beria one may often forget oneself. M. Sochaczewski could say much about the knout. He had been many times a witness of its infliction. The knout, in fact, was in use in the mines during the whole of M. Sochaczewski's exile, and those who were condemned to it suffered in public. At the present day M. Sochaczewski believed that it was practically abolish ed in 1893, but tho governor retains a certain discretionary power, which may mean much in Siberia. Would M. So chaczewski describe the punishment? He took a half sheet of note paper and a pen and made a rapid sketch. "That is the knout," he said. A band of leather, as is well known, serves the execu tioner for a handle, and the knout it self is a single thong of leather, rough and very hard, tapering toward the ex tremity, where it is weighted with a ball of lead. With this the executioner —who is generally a reprieved murder er—can inflict as great or as little suf fering as he pleases. "Thus," said M. Sochaczewski, "the prisoners would sometimes give him a ruble to prove his skill, when he would strike one of them, apparently with full force, across the palm of the hand, but the -blow would scarcely be felt and would not leave a scratch. With the same instrument he eould kill at a single stroke, and was occasionally bribed by a condemned prisoner to do so, breaking the ribs and almost tearing out the heart. What number of strokes, I asked M. Sochaczewski, weroordinarily inflicted? He replied that it was of 110 great con sequence, inasmuch as punishment with tho knout was generally regarded as a sentAice of death. A man under sen tence of 100 lashes might die at the third lash, in which case the remaining 97 would be given to the corpse. It was possible, if the executioner did not em ploy his whole art or strength, for the" victim to escape death, but he woukl then inevitably be a cripple for the rest of his life. There were men in pital in his time whom the the hos knout had maimed forever. I aske whether the knout exhausted the resources of penal discipline in Si beria. "By no means," said chaczewski. He took ed me a plet, which has three tails M. up his pen So again, and picture scratch of a whip called the of twisted leather, with bits of metal at the tips. It is a little less deadly than the knout, but an expert flogger can kill his victim at the fifth stroke. There is a difference in flogging with the knout and with the plet. The knout, like the English "cat," is laid across the back. Tho three tails of the plet score the back downward, from the nape of the neck to the loins, and every stroke, properly given, carries away three strips of skin and bites well into the flesh. Yes. M. Sochaczewski had seen many comrades suffer under the plet. "Protest: To what end?" To protest was to bo tied up oneself. The very flogger ran the risk of being cut to pieces with knont or plet if he failed to kill or maim his victim.—St. Paul's. Fashion Change*. Mrs. Style—I want a hat, but it must be in tho latest style. Shopman—Kindly take a am, and wait chair, mad a few minutes. The fash ion ia just changing.—London Tit-Bits. CONSUMPTION, Cm* off I The he Patient, That lite WuHhrUg* May Be Lessened. successful treatment of consump tion—and by this is meant making the sufferer better ablo to bear his burden, if not actually lifting it from his shoul ders—is largely a question of nursing. If the disease has already gained a foot hold medicine in most instances is of no avail except in postponing tho evil day, and even if it were otherwise a few general rules would be just as essential to insure the comfort of the patient While recovery is going on. In the first place, then, we must un derstand exactly the condition of the consumptive, not so much by ascertain ing tho location and extent of his disease as by familiarizing ourselves with his temperament, his likes and dislikes, and, above all, with his power of endurance and resistance. If we will bear we these things in mind may be able to do all that is possible for the sick one—namely, to enable him to withstand the onslaught of tho dis ease until nature shall gain the control ling hand. So successful is this method of treatment that it often results in a complete or at least a temporary cure. Consumption is one of tho most de vitalizing of diseases. Not only does it attack tho lungs, but the action of the nervous system is sooner or later seri ously interfered with, the digestion im paired, and the simplest form of excite ment renders even the circulation of the blood dangerous front leing overactive. We shall come nearest to striking at the root of all these troubles if wo direct our energies toward limiting the fre quency and severity of the cough, and in this we have not only to follow the ad vice of the physician, taking caro that his directions are exactly carried out, but we must give careful attention to nursing. To prevent the first paroxysm of cough ing, which is usually incited in the morning by the exertion of rising, a warm cup of tea or an eggnog should be taken before the patient leaves the bed. A glass of something warm, liko hot milk of gruel, should also be taken be fore retiring, and plenty of time should be allowed in preparing for the bed. Tho patient should sleep in blankets, and a glass of warm drink should be placed within reach in case he should wake through tho night. If the presence of food in the stomaci causes the reappearance of tho cough after meals, some suitable preparation of pepsin should be used to hasten the digestion, and an hour or two's rest should be tiiken immediately after the meal.—Youth's Companion. AN AVENUE OF IDOLS. JL Doable Row of Japanese Bnddhas Which Cannot Be Coonted, Close to this interesting pool is the avenue of images, representing the Amida Buddha. The idols vary in size, but are similar in design. There aro sev eral hundred of them altogether, and they sit facing one another in two long rows. We asked the little Jap who brought us to the place how many of them there were. In an awed whisper he replied, "Nobody knows. Then he told us how imiMjssible it was to count them. Each image was made unsightly by having numbers of little bits of paper stuck on to it and chewed bits of paper which had been spat at it. Tho object of this disfiguration we failed to discover, though our friend Hojo informed us they were put on by tho young priests, a part of whose novitiate it was to attempt to count the Buddhas. There is evidently something wrong with these idols, for no one has evef been ablo to reckon them up the samo twice over, in spite of sticking a piece of paper to tick each one off. Of course two unsuperstitious Englishmen were not to be .humbugged by native stories, so M. (my traveling companion) and I, thinking the whole thing ridiculous, de cided to count the mysterious images. We started 011 co-operative lines-, each taking a sido of the avenue. Our efforts, however, were fruitless, for we had not numbered off more than a dozen each, before M. (whose eyes were not so good as they had once been) shouted across to me: "I say, I saw one of them on your sido moving. I'm certain I did. They're uncanny. Let's give it up. This inter ruption of course upset all my calcula tions, but we soon came on the moving image, which turned out to be nothing more than one of the old Frenchmen, seated peaoefully among the statues and looking in his white clotheH for all the world like a jolly, fat, old Buddha. Gentleman's Magazine. 4,000 Miles With a Wheelbarrow. In 1878 Lyman Potter of New York state performed the prodigious task of pushing a common "paddy" wheelbar row across the continent. He started from his homo on Dane street, Albany, on the morning of April 10, 1878, and arrived in San Francisco on the after noon of Oct. 5 of the same year, being almost exactly 178 days (five hours and three minutes over) in performing the wearisome feat Potter was a shoe maker, and the trip was the result of a wager made by some friends who be lieved that such a trip would occupy at least 200 days. The wager was $1,000, but Potter made between three and five times that sum advertising for different parties along the route. The wheelbar row was made Specially for the use to which it was put and weighed but 75 pounds. Tho distance traveled by Pot ter was exactly 4,08o34 miles.—St. Louis Republic. The Man Ha WSBM, I beg your pardon,'' said one man to another in a railroad train, "but I am the manager of a museum, and I have PROMPTLY ANSWERED* General Ryaa's Conundrum Didn't Hcttier the Irishman For a Moment. One of General Ryan's peculiarities is that he never tells the same story to the same man a second time. Not long ago be was talking about his travels in the United Kingdom. "I had always thought," raid he, "that the famous Irish wit and repartee were only to be found on the stage or in Lever's novels, but I came away from Ireland with a very different idea. "I was stopping at a little country inn, and a game of cards was in prog ress. I was invited to tiike a hand, and as an Americanized Irishman I thought I ought to keep up the reputation of the country for sociability. I asked what they were playing, and they replied 'Forty-five,' an old time Irish game. I x»ld them that I barely knew the rules, ut that I could play seven up, euchre yr nearly any other American card game. But they insisted on my taking a hand, *nd I did so. One of the pages, who was standing at the back of my chair, watched my hand pretty closely, ami the first time I made a bad play he said, sot to voce: 'Holy Moses, I niver see such a play in mo loife. I 1 claimed a vacancy now for a strong man." "Well, what of it?" "Why, sir, I saw you open the car window with no apparent effort, and I thought perhaps we could agree on the terms and you could begin your en gagement immediately.''—Detroit Free Preaa wonder phwere the divil the mon cum from.' I paid 110 attention to him, of course, and went 011 with the game. The next time I made a bad play, and it wasu't very long, he again said, talking to him self, 'Bcdiul, niver did I see a 111011 play the loikes of that.' I began to bo an noyed. but still I said nothing, although a man never likes to hear it said that he plays a game badly, but the man was talking to himself and meant no harm. However, when he broke out the third time I could contain myself 110 longer. I turned around and said, "Look here, my friend, are you playing these cards, or am I?' The Irishman looked at mo for a moment, and then said, 'Nayther uv us, your honor, savin yom prisince, sor.' "I joined the rest of them in t,l o laugh, and said, 'Well, boys, order n i that purs 'em on inc.—Cincinnati Tribune. WOMEN WHO SUFFER pain each month, can tfiul relirf and euro in Dr. Pierce's Favorite Prescription. It rejrulatcs and restored the monthly function, brarvs up the exhau-ted, run-down, overworked and delicate allays aud lrmish^s all Nervous Weakness, Spasms, Hysteria, Fits. Chorea, or St. Vitus's Dance cures Weak nesses, Bearing Down Sensations, Backache, Catarrhal Inflammation, Ulcera tion and kindred maladies. For those about to become mothers, it is a priceless boon, for it lessens the pain and perils of childbirth, shortens "lator" and the period of confinement, and promote the secretion of an abundance of nourishment for the child. THOMAS THIRLWEIX, of Robertnlalf, Pa^ •ays: "1 cannot sufficiently express to you my gratitude for the benefit your Favorite Prescription' has conferred upon my daugh ter. Of late she has suffered DO pain It is simply marvelous." wbatewr. Notice of Mortgage Male. Detanlt existing in s mortgage executed by Elizabeth Eukk-y. nee Ilonti.'tjar, and Jacob C. Euklev, wife and buxhand, mortgagor?, -January 5th, ISitfJ, on the north wept quarter of feition thirteen (13), townchip one hundred (WH), north ol range fifty-four (M) went of the Fifth Principal Meridan, in Lake county, South Dako ta, to Northwestern Loan and Banking com pany. of Madinon, H. I)., mortgagee ("aid mort gage havlni been given an security for the pay ment of a certain iistallnient note of even dsts therewith, for gs'.t.sii and said mortgage having been til for record iu the office of the register of deeds in Lake county, 8011th Dakota, on the •JOth day of January, ls»:t, st 10:3) o'clock a. m., and recorded In book l,r of mortgages, on page 1M4. There being now due on said no',e and mortgage the sum of $0 an, principal and inter est, besides au attorney fee of $."0 stipulated In said mortgage and there having been 110 pro ceeding" at law or otherwise for the collection of the amount dne on raid note and mortgage: Therefore, the sheriff ol said Lake county, South Dakota, Ail] sell said premises at the front door of the court house in the city of Madison, in said Lakeconnty, South Dakota, on the 24th dsy of August, A. D. lKj.r, tat two o'clock p. m., to the highest bidder for cash, to pay said debt, attorney fee, and costs of sale. Dated at Madison, D., July 11, 18W. NOKTil WEsTfcKN LOAN AND BANKING COMPaNV, Mortgagee. J. H. WILLIAMSON, Attorney for Mortgagee. Notice to Creditors. Estate of Peter Olsson, deceased. Notice is hereb) given by the undersigned, executors of the will of Peter Olsson.deceased, to the creoltors of and all persons having claims against the said deceased, to exhibit them, with the neces •a'y vouchers, within four months alter the first publication of this notice, to the said executors at their places of residence, or to the county judge at his ofllce ih the city of Madison, iu the county of Lake, 8. D. listed at Madison. S. D., Jnlv •", is'.»r P. O. S\VANM)N, ANDKKW ANDERSON, Executors of tho last will ol Peter Oleson, de ceased. Notice of Mortgage Bale Whereas, default has been made Jn the pay ment of the interest on money secured by s mortgage dated January 2, 1H!»-J, acknowledged on the'.'hth day of January, lHSftJ, given and exe cuted by Abraham Anderson and Oliue Ander son, his wife, of the county of Lake, state of South Dakota, to John Ogden, state of Ohio, and which mortgage was duly recorded in the office of the register of deeds of Lakecountv, South Dakota, on the 2Sth day of January, 1HB2, st 5 o'clock p. m., recorded In book of mort gagee, on page W and, whereas, no action or proceeding at law or otherwise have been insti tuted to recover the debt secured by tsid mort gage or any part thereof snd, whereas, His stipulated In said mortgage that should default be maae in the payment of ssicl sum of money or apy part thereof when due, then the whole principal and interest should become due and payable, and said mortgage might be foreclosed by notice and sale of said mortgaged premises and, whereas, defsult consists in the failure of •aid mortgagors to pay the interest on said mortgage, to wit, the sum of $36.00 interest due on said mortgage on January 1, 1NW, the same being past due and, whereas, It is stipnlated in said mortgage that In the event of the foreclos ure of the same, $50.00 shall be allowed as attor ney'sfees and, whereas, the who'e amount to be due on said mortgage at the date of this notice is the snm of $400.00 principal and #54 HO interest and $T)0.00 attorney's tees, making a total ol $.VM 80 now dte. Now, therefore, netlce Is hereby given that by virtue of the power contained in said mortgage, and in pnrsu snce of the statutes In such cases made and provided, the said mortgage will be foreclosed by the sale of the said mortgaged premises therein described, at public auction, at the front door of the cnurt house, in the city ol Madison Lake county, South Dakota, on ihe lid day ol August, lK1t5, at the hour of one o'clock In the afternoon of that day. tsid mortgaged premises are situated in the county of Lake, state of South Dakota, and are described as follows, to wit: The south half (s'i) of tho southesst quarter (se^t)ol section thirty oue (31) in township one hundred and eight (10*) north of range fifty-one (51) ccntainirg HO acres, more or less according to the government survey thereof. Dated at Madison, Lake county, 800th Dako June 18th, 1895. JOHN OGDBX, Mortgagee. D. D. HOLDRIDGE A SON, Attorneys for Mortgagee. Tired, Weak, Nervous Could Not Sleep. Prof. L. 1). Edwards, of Preston, Idaho, says: '*1 was all run down, weak, nervous and irritable throuek overwork. I suffered from brain Fa tipue, mental depression, etc. I be came so weak and nervous that I could not sioep. I wouid arise tirod, discouraged and blue. I began taking Dr. Miles' Nervine and now everything is changed. I sleep soundly, I feel bright, active and ambitious. I can do more in one day now than I used to do in a week. For this great, good I give I)r. Miles' Restorative Nervine the sole credit. It Cures." Dr. Mile*' Norvino 1 sold on a positive guarantee tii:it tm tir~, will DcueSlt. All druggists sell it at $1,0 tj'ot ties for Ki, or It will tto sent, prvttaid, on recolnt of price by the L»r. Miles Medical Co., Klkhart, lad. As A LOCAL NEWSPAPER T« Weekly Leader ... 18 BY FAB The Best paper published in Madison foHjhe farmers of Lake County. It gives the City and County Local News Complete, besides a large amount of import ant STATE AND NATIONAL NEWS carefuly compiled from our daily fesue Order yodr. OB PRINT ING ...FROM. T»e DAILY LEADEE Job Department.', All [of our machinery ia ia first class condition, unsurpassed by any other establishment in the state. New type and a line line ot paper stock. Work promptly execrated sad grices