and always will find them here.
Ladles Tailor made
suits $5,00 to $25.00
walking skirts and
dress skirts $1.60 to $12.50
©Ije ^atiy $eater
MADIIOS, BOl'TB DAKOTA.
FRIDAY, MAY 27, l'.HM
TRHWS O V Hi BSCHIVTTO N
By mail, 1 your $4
Hy mall, fl monthe ....
My mall, months 1-W
By iiiftll, 1 month W
By carrier per vvtwk M'
J. V MAUL Pro
II A Sl'AHI Ha»tn».f
HKI'l' IILK AN STAIK I'll Ki:T.
Pra*l(i«*nt ml Hwtors: Henry Si. Morris of Hol
erta, Henry H. ut»tln«' of l.iike, J. 1^. Adaiut* of
Lyman, U. Kvaim of Hutte.
C'ontrn'UHinen liati 11. Burke of Hugbt**), E.
S. Martin of Lawrence.
Ju U'i of fimreiio* court: Dljjliton W.Corenn
of l«aduooi, II Fuller of Faulkton. Richard
llauey of Mitchell.
Oov»»riior: N. II. Klrotl of ('lurk
Lieut, (iowrnor: K Mruomrallof Marahall.
SAC'.V of ctute I). I) i|f of llutcbitiMoii.
Tmwurer B. Collins uf Mruvtn.
Auditor: J. P. Halladay of Klnv*tnr]r.
supt. I'ub. Instruction: Ueo. W. Nud of Lin
Com. ncbool and pub. Unda: I'. U.llichof
Attorney (ieneral: Phllo Hall of Brooklnf*.
ltailroad com.: W. («. Smith of Meade.
JudiM, Sooond circuit:
Ma at 4icnx
The interstate oratorical contest will
bd held in Mitchell on Thnrtday even
ing!. June 2. in the corn palace. South
Dakota will be represented by James
Crowther». of Mitchell, who won the
Htate contest, and Miss Treadway, of
Yankton, who was second in the con
Dead wood dispatch, !i"i: 8. W. Rue
•ell. president ot the world a fair coin
uiiinon for South Dakota, has returned
from St. Louis for a few days' rest
He states that the Sontti Dakota build
ing is complete*] and that it was one of
three of the state buildings that were
completed at the opening of the e xposi
t:on. The exhibit of mining in the
South Dakota palace was the only one
completed on the 1st day of May. The
Sonth Dakota state building is situated
on the slope of the Art hill, and is sur
rounded by forest trees, making it one
of the unwt attractive in the state group.
The exhibits have been visited by the
troveniiueiit officials and a request made
by the chief of the agricultural depart
inent to eend to Washington at the close
of the fail a portion of the exhibit*.
The South Dakota editors are return
ins houie from the St. Louis fair and
telling how they were touched for their
pocketltookh in the wicked city ci in
some of the wicked places they visited.
The Post of Sioux Falls has decided
to f?o after the department commander
ship of the South Dakota department
this yeai and has mapped out an ener
getic campaign. The post has prevailed
upon Col. Thomas H. Brown cf that
city to stand for the place and the
members are workinu to inter—t otter
poets in the matter.
Aberdeen dispatch. 25: Fred Uet
BUs, who lives aouthweat of Ipfwicb.
ia in town today looking for a pair of
poniea tnat belong to him and which
1 'f '.V
THE BIG STORE.
Don't Scattcr Your Dollars Untoisely.
Miles of Words, Meaningless Offering Availeth Nothing. Its real worth, true merit,
abundant stock, wide assortments, lowest prices, that the Public want. They always
WE NOW HAVE LARGE ASSORTMENTS IN
00c to $8.00
I SODA-ICECREAH ETC.!
Have you tried our ICE CREAM this year. It is better jthan heretofore. Try it. AH the
new drinks are dispensed by us.
I We are using the Madison Peerless Ice Cream, Bulk and Brick. Tills cream can be excelled
by no one this year.
Drop In line and patronize home industry.
Remember we are exclusive agents for the Famous LOWNEY'5 ^CANDIES, known the world a
over. Yot take no chances on them.
...Stoddard & Halstead... i
saw Admiral Makaroff and Grand Duke
Cyril clinging to the end of the bridge.
Almost instantly the great ahip put
her head down and plunged straight
to the bottom. Schmidt held tight to
the rail of the bridge and as she went
down he looked up and saw the stern,
with a hundred seamen clinging to it.
towering above him. The aide-de-camp
of tiw North Dakota
not been aent
far below the surface, but
was suddenly shot up by the escape
a mass of imprisoned air from the
ship. He caught a piece of wreckage
and escaped without a scratch.
Captain Jakovleff does not know
how he escaped. When *he explosion
occurred he lost eonacioiiFPOsa and
come to his senses in the hospital.
ftames 'for New Warships.
Washington. May 27.—-The names
decided upon for the warships author
ized at the la«t session of congtvss
were announced at the navy depart
ment during the day as follows: The
battleship New Hampshire, armored
cruisers North Carolina and Montana,
scout ships Cheater. Birmingham and
ffnlffTV colliers Erie and Ontario.
Little Progress Being Made.
Washington, May 27.—Consul Gotn
mere reports little progress in the at
tempt to se"u»e the release of the
Ane:ltan. Perdkaris, who was kid
nappi1 from his countiy
Tangier last week.
Shirt waists 39c. to $12.00
Misses and Childrens
India linens, Percales, Cham
brays etc. 2 5C.
An Enormous assortment of
is Where You Benefit
We'll Fi the Whole Family.
J. A. JOHNSON.
Druggists & Jewelers. 1
are being ridden out of the country, he
lwlieveN. by two boys be hired to herd
cattl*«. Tne boys are waid to be fioui an
orjtban's hou»e in Chicago. It i« alleged
they left Sunday afternoon alnmt .1 o'
clock and were later seen riding thiongh
Ipswich towards Aberdeen, and it in be
lieved have named through or near tnis
city and are waking for the country
east of here.
LOSS OF THi PETROPAVLOV8K.
Officer of Veasel Tells Remarkable
Story of Escape.
Bt. Petersburg, May 27.—Captain
Jakovleff, former commander of the
Russian battleship Pc-tropavlovsk, and
Liotitenan Schmidt, the late Vice Ad
miral MakarolT aide-de-camp, have
returned here, ikhuiidt tells a re
markable story of his escape. He wrs
busy entering i:p the admiral's log
when the explosion occurred. lie
Jumped out of the. chart room onto the
briils o of the flagship, which was lung
ing from one side to the other.
Deafness Cannot be Cured
by Local applications as they cannot
reach the diseased portions of the ear.
There i« only one way to cure deafness,
and that is by ci nditutional remedies.
Deafness is caused by an inflamed eon
dition of the mucous lining of the
Kustacbian Tube. When this tube is
iriHarued you have a rumbling sound or
imperfect hearing, and when it is en
tirely closed, Deafness is the result, and
unless the intiamation can be taken out
and this tube restored to its normal
condition, hearing will be destroyed for
ever nine cases out of ten are caused
by Catarrh, which is nothing but an in
flamed condition of the mucous services.
We will give One Hundred Dollars
reward for any case of Deafuessteaused
by catarrhithat cannot be cured by
Hall's Catarrh Cure. Send for circulars,
F. J. Cheney & Co., Tolodo, 0.
Sold by all Druggists, 75c.
Hall's Family Pills are the
Misses and Childrens
Trimmed Hate 50c. to $2»Q0
nUiiSlAN NAVAL PROGRAM ME.
Large Number of Vessels of Various
New York, May 27.—A naval pro
gramme extraordinary is reported by
the Russian correspondent of the Lon
don Times to be under consideration
by a special commission recently ap
pointed. Its exact extent is kept se
cret, brit it is known that Russia in
tends to lose no time in laying down
an unusually large number of vessels
of various types, while in addition to
the submarines under construction or
undergoing trial it is generally
thought In naval circles that at least
ten will be laid down with as little
delay as possible.
The Russian minister of marine is
said to have given especial attention
to submarines and to have offered in
ducements to submarine engineer ex
perts to evolve an improved type.
A squadron of vessels, including two
coast defense ships, have been en
gaged for several days outside Kron
stadt in vrious exercises, including
The commanders of the vessels have
been enjoined to pay especial atten
tion to the tralnlag of the gun crews
and the paramount importance of
rapid and ac urate shooting has beer
Ohio Democratic Convention Concludes
Columbus, O., May 27.—The Demo
cratic state convention has adjourned
after naming a state ticket and send
ing an uninstructed delegation to the
national convention at St. I ouis. The
delegates at large are claimed by the
conservatives, friendly to Judge Har
mon of Cincinnati, who also claim
thirty of the Ohio district delegates.
The following state ticket was placed
in the field:
Secretary of state, A. P. Sandels:
supreme judge, Philip J. Renner lerk
of supreme court, Peter Mahaffev
dairy and food commissioner, Qu'ntin
M. Qravatt member of the board of
public works, William H. Ferguson.
CUBAN LOAN POPULAR.
Proportion Allotted to Different Cities
London, May :!7.—The small propor
tion of the Cuban loan of $33,000,000
available for British subscription was
quickly over subscribed. The lists
closed at midday. A premium of l5^
was quoted. It was estimated that the
British share was over subscribed two
or three times.
Frankfort-on-the-Main. May 27.—The
$11,000,000 S per cent gold loan of the
republic of Cuba was subscribed here
during the morning. The books were
closed at 10 o'clock because the loan
was heavi'y over subscribed. The sub
scription price was 98.
WARSHIP QOIN# TANGIER.
Admiral Barker's Squadron Reaches
Washington, May 27.—Rear Admiral
Barker has reported his arrival with
the Kearsarge, Alabama, Maine and
Iowa at Horta. the Azores.
One of these vessels probably will
}e ordered at once to Tangier la OMt
tiectfou with the kidnapping of tfc*
Touching Story of Young Wile
Who Followed husband is
Sionx City dispatch. M: With
month old baby boy in her arms at
with a determination to reclaim
husband, who. she said, had desert* I
her just one wees after her nmrriag
Mrs. Willis Morrow came to Sioux Cit
yesterday, and, after registering at tie
Vendome notel, commenced her search
for the man whom she claimed bt I
On visiting Connty Attorney Wnitm
in his office the woman learned the stil
news that no law in Iowa could help
her, since desertion in this state is n
thing more than a ground foi divoio
With tears streaming from her face sb
pleaded for aid, ami by a consultation
with the city directory learned that i
man by the same name as her husl«u,l
was in the employ of *he Sioux Cit
The man was sent for by Coonty Ai
torney Whitney anil
was brought fat
to face with tne woman who clairnt I
''Hello, Willis. Here the babv
boy that belongs to ua," said Mrt
'That ia not my child," Mikity sal 1
The woman said no more, and, pick
ing up the child and herpararol, starte I
trom the office.
In asking elsewhere for advice an*!
instruction she told a pitiful story.
"I was married to the man I claim n»
husband Januaiy 9B, UM, and he lei
me February 8 following. We wei
married in LeRov, Minn., where
had lived all our lives. Our parent
are well known and well respected ie
I tie. It was a short married life for
Deserted by him and left helnless, I
went to Austin, where I worked out n
a domestic, unable to beat the sham
which had been cast upon me. I hav.
lived there since, and the birth of uiv
baby boy has been the only thing to rt
mind me of the past. Oh. I am so gla 1
that he is not a girl! What trouble i
1. ft for the women of this world I
The poor woman, tired from walking
the street carrying her baby and worn
out with the exciteinent'of the occasion
was directed to Police Matron Thurston
who took her in charge.
Weekly Report of Conditions by
the Government Station
The government weather and crop
bureau at Huron issues the following
bulletin for the week ending May ^3-
The weather during the week was
favorably warm, and there were n
showeis of sufficient quantity to inter
fere with field work, except in the Mack
Hills region, where about three fourth*
of an inch of rain fell.
The generous rain that fell over most
of the eastern portion of the state cm
the 15th and 10th, as noted in last
week's bulletin, did not cover some
jMirtions of the middle and upfK-r M^
souri river counties, and a leu some ex
tieme northeastern counties, where rain
is needed, more especially for gras-:
elsewh re the soil is amply moist.
On the whole. aH vegetation made
very good progress during the week.
Wheat, oats and early barley and
spelt are in healthy condition and stool
ing well, except that in a few scattered
fields they are showing thinner stand,
and more weedintss than was expected
Later sown grains have made rapid
Bailey seeding is about finished, and
the sowing of flax and millet is now
general and advancing fast.
Corn planting was very favorably ad
vaneed, and is nearly finished in the
southern and middle counties. Sarly
planted corn is coming tip well.
(Jiass now geneially affords good pas
Potato planting and gardening pro
gressed rapidly. Katly potatoes and
vegetables are doing nicely.
Fruit bloom id liuuriaut in all part s
ol tb« state.
A Purpntivo PtMwuro.
If you ever took DeWitt's Little Kariy
Risers for billiousncss or constipation
you know what a purgative pleasure is
These famous little pills cleans-.* the
liver and rid the system of all bilu with
out producing unpleasant effects. They
do uot gripe, sicken or weaken, but give
tone and strength t» the tissues and
organs involved. YV. II. Howell nf
Houston, Tex., says: "No better pill can
be iiMjd than Little Karly Risers fur
constipation, sick beadact)* «tf»" Bold
by Cook •& Odeo.
Ordiusnce No. 184.
An ordinance to amend Section 4 of
Chapter IV of Oidinance No. 11 of
the ordinances of the city of Madison.
Section I. That Be it ordained by
the city council of the city of Madi-um
that Section 4 of Chapter IV of Ordi
nance No. til of the ordinances of the
city of Madison be made to read a*
foliowh "Section 4. Auctioneers shall
pay the sun of Twenty-five dollars per
Section II. That all ordinances in
conflict with ttiia ordinance is hereby
Section III. That this ordinance
shall take effect and be in force and c"e-t
jMMaafe, approval and publk.it
—A. (}. Schmidt.
—Wm. Rae, Mavor.
Introduced May $th. 1904.
Adopted May V!.Mh. 191)4.
Many folks are busy making trouble
for other people. Hollister's Rocky
Mountain Tea is busy making people
happy, by making them well. lio cents,
tea or tahfeta. Frank Smith.
Cook & Odee's
mi k QDEE.
Tues., May 24
One Week, at
Men's Shoes $3.50, $4
and $5 $1.90
Were making a general clean up in our Men's Shoe Depart
mens just we have been doing lately in the Men's and Boy's Cloth
ing Departments. We find that we have many $3.50, $4 and $6
Shoes which are not strictly up-to-date and also other good styles
which are slow sellers. We have placed all such on a separate
counter and are selling them at $1.90 per pair regardless of their
There are abtrat 15 pairs oi Florsheim $5 shoes in the lot,
the balance are Bradley and Metcalf, and other reliable makes,
about 50 pairs in all. Sizes 5 to 10^.
MEN'S $2, f2.50 and $2.75
About 45 Pair in This Lot.
All odds and ends or slow sellers. Sizes 6 to 10^». Choose
from the entire assortment at $1.25.
SATURDAY. MAY 28.
UPSTAIRS IN KQUILER
North Egan A ventre.
111«111 if 1
annnnnmunjijuauonammr rrrrro juijuuurinccrnooQBBBaaaaaBaa.
IThe 'BADGER' Hat?I
P. J. HOIDAL & CO.
Tln-rt- arc many my:»-ri-s in lib' an-l
one of them is why Holilster's Rocky
Mountain Tea makes handsome women
out of plain one*. U does it and that s
enough. 85 eenti, tM or tablet form.
j'j'jMttWUiJU-itj'jLJiJLiULJUr'.ncr.rr: JJ jLi^uu'j'JULJULjjutJUiJGC'JwyMWi,,
Hair Dressing Parlors
LADIES: Now is your chance to buy HAIR GOODS at a bar
a Kiln. NICE TAHE RATS that you do not need to be afraid of.
Buck Combs 3Tk*. Side Combs lUctoiiac.
Handsome Vesta Pins 25c.
Your choice of a lot of Back Combs 25c. 2
Puffs, just what joct want to dress your hair, takes the place of $
Switches, 75c. Switches at all prices from II .50 up.
Pompadores and Hair Ornaments at reduced Prices,
Gentleman's Hair Chains at 60c.
Come and get your hair shampooed with soft water: 5
LADIES 50c, GENTLEMEN 25c, CHILDREN 3fa.
Gentlemen with Bald heads can have their hair made to grow
bv TONIC & ELECTRICITY which will do the work.
flanicuring and Face Massaging, both plain or Electricity* a
watch for the New Nebulizer for drying the hair
soon to be installed.
FOR SALE BT
Mrs. Wm. Kahler, 3
The Genuine vs. Counterfeits.
TLe genuine is nlways better than a
counterfeit, but the truth of this state
ment is never more forcibly realized or
thoroughly appreciated than when you
jompare the genuine DeWitt's Witch
Hazel Salve with the many counterfeits
and worthless substance that are on the
uiarket. W. S. Ledbetter of Bhrereport,
La., says: "After using numerous other
remedies without benetit, one box of
DeWitt's Witch Hazel Salve Cured
We*' For blind, bleeding, itching and __
otruding piles no remedy w «M|ual to f'Iv 1 U
DeWitt's Witch Hazel Salue. Sold by 1 XT JLVT i i I A a
took 1 Ud IH5. I
Rooms over Post Office. S
IF YOU WANT AN
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