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The Big Store
SIDEWALKS, ALL WORK GUARANTEED R. W.THOMPSON, ®ijc Uroturt MA OlflOH lOtJTI DAKOTA. TELEPHONE, NO. 269. MONDAY. AUG. 2, 1909 t*B*« Of IDBIOMrilOM. 8)All, jear |«.oo By Wall, month*, 8 00 all, 8 moiith* 1.00 Bf mall, 1 north ,M By Mirlir p«« *Mk to K hTAIlL FropiUloi. ii A HTARI.. BttliiMi STATE NEWS Taiikton -With about fl.lOO worth of wheat in the field, and don bio that ram in outs, H. P. Volin, who owns considerable land itt and around Vo lin, this county, says the big Yankton Clay creek ditch is a financial success. He has 125 acres in crop, where for eight yearn past be has not raised a crop, owing to water. Thia year, with more water than ever before, the drainage ditch took it all off. and the land baa shown itself won derfnlly productive. Mr. VoiSn says there is no question that what the ditch has done foi hi* it has done for all those who have planted crojMs, as toe soil is naturally very productive. Fifty acre* of Mr. Volin's crop near the ditch is in wheat that he estimates will go 20 bathe Is to the acre. Vermillion—Fifty years ago thiB month, settlers began taking home stead* in Clay county, and in memory of the event, the pioneers are planning on a big reunion in August. At the same time will occur the unveiling of the handsome monument that is be ing erected on the site of the little old log scboolbouse, which was the first building erected in the then Dakota territory for school pnrpos*. Govern or R. S. Vessey will deliver an ad dress, and State Historian Doane Rot inflon has promised to give a short talk. Sionx Falls—A meeting of the Min nehaha Comity Bar association was held Friday afternoon at the office of R. J. Wells in the Minnehaha block for the purpose of discussing the effort woich G. W. Egan is making to get reinstated as a reputable attorney. After considerable discussion a com mittee composed of Park Davis, A. 15. Kittledge and Henry Robertson of Dell Rapids, was appointed and in structed to represent the bar associa tion at the hearing on Egan's petition, which will be neard by the state so preine court on Sept. 1. The attention of the committee was called to certain articles which have appeared in Egan's paper and the committee was in structed to call the attention of the supreme court to these articles as well aa to the general record of the dig credited attorney. Aberdeen-Leslie Johnson, son of Professor W. E. Johnson of the North ern Normal school, was struck oy an automobile as he was riding his bicycle on Main street, and was rendered un conscious. The automobilist picked the l»oy up and took him to his home. His injuries are thought to be comparatively slight. iSioux Fal's-Judge Jones, of the date circuit court in this city, after having had the case under advisement for about ten days, has denied the motion for a new trial io the case in Wiving the estate of John McClellan, ft pioneer resident of the city, who met Our Annual Muslin Underwear Sale Commences to-morrow and will last for 7 days. We have a larger and better as sortment than ever before at prices from 10c to $4 a piece. A beautilul line of 4 PIECE MUSLIN UNDERWEAR SETS A DISCOUNT OF 25 PER CENT TO 40 PER CENT WILL BE GIVEN LADIES TAILOR MADE SUITS DURING THIS SALE. 500 Men's, Boys' and Children's Suits to be sold at 60c ON THE DOLLAR We have 3 Great Shoe Bargains, don't for get that. A lot'of Men's Hats, values from $2.00 to $3.00 at $ 1.49 each. Lots of other bargains all around the Store. Concrete foundations and BRIDGES Brookings Cement Co. J. A. JOHNSON death by accident about ten years ago, and whose large estate has since been in litigation, with several sets of claimants claiming it as hens. Pierre- -The assessment of the tele phone systems of the state has been practically cleared up by the state board, but no summary of the work has been made. In the assessment last year 271 companies were assessed at a total of 1,000. For this year about thirty companies have been added, and a few dlopped out, being absorbed by some of the larger companies. There was but little change in the assessment rates from last year's figures, but the new companies will bring an :iddition to the total footings for that class of property, which will be cloae toll,000 000. Sioux Falls—A smooth swindler, who claimed to represent a Kansas City liquor house, succeeded in vic timizing a large number of farmers residing in the vicinity of Toronto. He made Toronto his headquarteis for a period of ten days while canvassing the surrounding regim. His low prices were very attractive, and his samples of liquor were said to have been of the best. As a result orders poured iu upon nim in a generous stream. When he took an order he required part or full payment for the goods sold. Those who gave him their orders and their mcney are yet awaiting the arrival of their "booze." W!SGC C!N INDIANS DESTITUTE BY FLOOD Gomnvssloncr Valentine Takes Prompt Action tor Relief. Washington, July 31.—Ruthloanly brushing aside governmental "red tape" in the interest of suffering hu manity Commissioner of Indian Af fairs Valentine took quirk and deol bive steps to relieve more than 1,200 Indians in Wiseon3ln who wero loft without shelter and food oa tho result of the recent series of cloudbursts in that state. Realizing that tho situation demand ed immediate action and without any specific appropriation for that pur pose, although confident that his ac tion would be upheld. Mr. Valentino, acting upon tho alarming reports from Superintendent Campbell of the La Pointe Indian agency in Wisconsin, telegraphed the latter to take every possible means to relieve the destitute Indians and check any possible spread of disease consequent upon the floods According to the report of Mr Campbell the Bad River Indian reser vation suffered most from tho cloud bursts. The Indian village of Odanali also suffered heavily. When a dam gave way several miles above the town the water and debris poured down upon the Indian settlement sweeping away several houses and overturning others. All household goods were either destroyed or ren dered unserviceable Many Indian families lost all their possessions and have temporarily been deprived oi moans of earning a living. ON DISCOVERS A $3,000 KARL "Unlucky Jim," Iowa Clam Dredger, Makes Rich Find. Davenport, la., July 31.—"Unlucky .Mm," a clam dredger, who bore that name because he had a wife and nine children and had never made a good "find," discovered a $r,O00 pearl In a clam he opened near Lansing. W. L. Gardner of Claire and I. E. Anthony of Camanche bought tho pearl for $3,000 cash. This is said to be the largest price ever paid for a fresh water pearl. The pearl weighs fifty (rains, is flesh colored, of flno lustre and with out a speck and an almost perfect sphere. TO J0IN"THE RENO-COLONY -Said Mrs. Thaw WUI 8eek Divorce In Nevada. Reno, Nev„ July 31.—What is con sidered as positive assurance that Ev elyn Nesbit Thaw soon will Join the colony of Kasteners here seeking a di vorce was securod when It became known that she was in correspondence with local lawyers regarding plans for a separation. It. is now announced that she will arrive within a few weeks to establish a residence. It Is said that there will be little difficulty in regard to the divorce, the issue to be fought to be tho question of financial division. Kllla Her Divorced Huabano. Lansing, Mich., Aug. 2.—John Haker, a farmer, is dead from a bul let wound inflicted by his divorced wife after a quarrel on the porch of his home. Mrs. Haker was taken to Jail. According to Abel Haker, a twenty-year-old son of the couple, the cause of the shooting was disagree ment over a financial settlement fol lowing the dlvnro*. Notice of Hearing Petition for Letters of Administration. State of South Dakota, county of Lake, as. In county court in the mat ter of the estate of John \V. Schultz, deceased. The state of South Dakota s. nds greeting to Lina Schultz, J. C. Schultz, Frances Schnltz, Harriet Schultz, William Schnltz and Tbomp son Schnltz, heirs at law and next of kin of John W. Schultz deceased, and to all whom these presents may come. Notice is hereby given that Lina Schnltz hits filed with the jadge of this court, a petition praying for letters of admiuistration'of the estate of John W* Schultz, deceased, and that Wednesday the 4th day of August, 1909, at 10 o'clock a. in., of said day being a day of a regular term of this court, to wit of the August term, 1009, at the office of the county judge at Madison in the said county of Lake has Iteen net for hearing said petition, wheu and where any person interested may ap pear and show cause why the said pe tition should not be granted. Dated at Madison, this 24th day of July, A 1909. —J. F. Blewitt, Judge of the County Court. —Hans Urdahl, Att'y for Petitioner. Mr. F, O. Fr«tts, Oneonta, N. f. writes: "My little gi-1 was greatly ben etitted by taking Foley's Orino Laxa tive, and I bink it is the best remedy for constiprtion and liver trouble." Foley's Orino Laxative is best for women and children, as it is mild, pleasant and effective, and is a splendid spring medi cine, as it cleanses the svstem and clears the comnleotion.—J. H. Anderson People past middle life usualiv have some kidney or bladder disorder that saps the vitality, which is naturally lower in old age. Foley's Kidney Rem edy corrects urinary troubles, stimulates tho kidneys, and restores strength and vigor. It cured uric acid troubles by strengthening the kidneys HO they will strain out the uric acid that aettlee io the muscles and joints oauaing rheum' atisna.—J. H. Anderson. TROOPS SECURE THE UI?ER HAND Artillery Used at Barcelona With Awful Effect CASUALTIES ARE HEAVY Although Meager the Reports Tell oi a Bloody Conflict Between Ten Thousand Armed Revolutionists and the Spanish Artillery and Cavalry Thirty Thousand Moors Pressing 8pain's Defeated and Exhaustec. Forces In Morocco. SPANISH CRISIS CONTINUES The Spanish crisis at home and abroad continues to present many alarming features, with Barcelona yet in the throes of a revolutionary move ment and an army of 30,000 Moors pressing Spain's defeated and exhaust ed forces in Morocco. The reports from Barcelona are om inousiy meager and from roundabout quarters. But the revolutionary move ment appears to have passed its cli max. Government troops are now re ported to have the upper hand. The artillery has been used with mercllesa effect, driving back and capturing the main bodies of rioters and driving the remnants to outlying sections. The scattered fragments of Information coming through Madrid and frontier points are doubtless censored and lacking in exactness, but they give details of bloody conflicts between 10,000 armed revolutionists and tho Spanish artillery and cavalry. From many interior points come re ports of riot and Incendiarism. But the movemept is scattered and with out apparonly a central or^naizatlon or a leader. In the north there are fears that Don Jamie, the new Car list leader, will take advantage of •he situation by renewing the Carlist movement against the dynasty. Spanish warships have come to the relief of tho defeated army in Mo rocco and are reported to be shelling the Moorish forces. The battlefield wher*» the Spaniards lost 3,000 is a vast graveyard. The Spanish medical and headquarters equipment is de moralized by unpreparednesa for its gigantic task. PREPARING FOR NEW EFFORT Moors Withdraw From Outskirts of Mel ilia. MoMlta, July ai.—The Moon have withdrawn from the outskirts of thia city. It is believed they are concen trating for a new effort. They burned hundreds of their dead, whom they were unable to carry off. After the tribesmen had retired the sad work of burying tho Spanish dead, which already were rotting in the sun, was hurriedly accomplished In the ra vine where two columns of Spanish troops were Vnbushed while trying to rescue a convoy. The ground was oovered with heaps of corpses, many of whom wire mutilated after death. The bodies had been stripped of their nrms. In older to prevent an epi demic the bodies were dumped into holes. Tho steamer Moullla has arrived here with hundreds of tons of sheila tor the artillery and cartridges for the soldiers, whose ammunition was run ning low. The greatest confusion reigns at the array headquarters. The over worked staff peems demoralized. Ex act figures of tho dead and wounded since the heavy fighting broke out with the Moors are refused. TROOPS GAIN UPPER HAND Capture Main Body of Insurgents at Barcelona. Madrid, July 31.—The news from Barcelona that the cavalry and troops have gained the upper hand and cap tured the main body of Insurgents and that only Isolated bands are hold lng out in the suburbs creates the greatest relief in official circles here. The work of repression will rapidly be followed up throughout Catalonia. It Is officially announced that the cavalry engaged at Barcelona succeed ed in driving into St. Martin s square the principal band of revolutionists, against whom the artillery opened Are. After fighting desperately and successfully for a long time the revo lutionlsts were surrounded. Many persons were killed In the fighting and the survivors surrendered to the troops. No figures are given of the casu alties at Barcelona. FOUGHT BEHIND BARRICADES Spanish Women Aid in Reaistinfl the 8oldiers. Corbere, Franco Spanish frontier. July 31.—The reports received here from Spain confirm the terrible fury of tho women throughout Catalonia. At Barcelona they fought behind the barricades with the men, urging them to fight to the death. Everywhere they resisted searches by gendarmes for recruits for the reserves, barring the doors of their houses and firing •t the soldiers from the windows. At Caaa de la 8alva the populatioa surrounded and disarmed the civil guard and looked up the officials in the barracks. Not only at Barcelona but through out the province church property was the special object of the popular fury. Horrible stories are recounted of tho tnerciless fashion in which the churches and convents were sacked and burned. The inmates of the in stitutions were driven into the fields to cries of "Down with the church." At Granollers, sixteen miles from Barcelona, two convents were burned. At Amer the Carmelite convent was looted and burned. The sisters nar rowly escaped with their lives. HOLY WAR BEING PREACHED Additional Moora Preparing to Fight Against Spain. Ceuta, Morocco, July 31.—The na tives In the region surrounding this seaport are preparing to join their fighting brethren on the heights be fore Melilla. A holy war Is being preached from Ceuta to Moulmuga and the whole country Is aflame with fanaticism. The position of the Moors on Mount Guruga, where thirty thou sand warriors are concentrated, is considered here to be impregnable. Cruiser Shelling Mount Quruga. Madrid, July 31.—Special dispatches received here from Melilla say that the Spanish cruiser Numancia is now shelling the heights of Mount Guruga, which Is swarming with Moors. LEADERS OF REVOLT PROMPTLY EXECUTED Troops Now in Control ot Sit uation at Barcelona. Madrid, July 31.—The captain gen oral of Barcelona has telegraphed to the general staff at Madrid that the revolutionists have surrendered and that he is now the master of the sit uation. The number of victims as a result of the fighting in the streets is very high. Twenty-three buildings were de stroyed by the artillery. The leaders of the rebels are now being tried by military courtmartial and summarily executed. There i3 no train service between Barcelona and Madrid. Order has been re-established at Figueras. The rioters are being ar rested in large batches and are led off to prison with bayonets at their breasts. Nevertheless many revolu tionaries have escaped and are mak ing their way to the frontier. BANDITS SENT TO HOSPITAL Attack Chicago Man on the Italian Frontier. Barmen, Rhenish Prussia, July 81.— Tames L. Houghtellng of Chicago, while on his way to attend the world's conference of Young Men's Christian associations which is being held here, was set upon by thieves on the Italian frontier. He beat off five of the rob bers with his fists, sending one as sailant to the hospital for an indefi nite period, and arrested two others. Mr. Houghteling is an old time Yale university baseball player. CORALS GIRD BOY SMUGGLER Valuable Specimens Stuffed Belt of Supposed Member of Gang. New York, July 31.—When Ciro So rentlno, eighteen years old, was searched at polio? headquarters about his waist was found a wide canvas belt stuffed with valuable carved and rough corals. The police say Soren tlno is one of a gang of smuggler which has been costing the govern ment some $200,000 yearly fn evaded oustoms duties. Other arrests are ex pected shortly. FORTY OVERCOME 9T GAS Twelve 8erlously and Three Perhaps Fatally Hurt. Pittsburg, Kan., July 81.—Forty miners were overcome by gases in the Central Coal and Coke company':? mine No. 31 hero. All but fifteen wore quickly placed out of danger. Twelve were seriously and three perhaps fa tally hurt. Nearly all are foreigners To Marry French Nobleman. Now York, July 31.—Miss Susanne Hennlng. one of the boauties of the younger set, tho vivacious daughter of James W. Hennlng, millionaire Standard Oil broker, has announced her engagement to Antoine de CLa rette, eldest son of General Baron de Charette and a direct descendant of King Charles X. of France. Pinned Under Auto and Drowned. Salinas, Cal., July 31.—Charles Zim merman and his wife were pinned be neath an automobile and drowned. The machine had overturned and flung Its five occupants Into a small stream. Dr. J. Rudolph Beck, Miss Ruby Rasmussen and Miss Alie Adams were painfully injured. Leipsic Honors Roosevelt. Lelpsic, July 31.—The University of Leipsic. which is celebrating the filth centenary of Its foundation, conferred the degree of doctor of law* on Theo dore Roosevelt. He was the only for elgner thus honored. PHONE 195 COAL Agt. for Lake Co., E. W. 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Mr. Robert J. Gillespie, 630 South Main St., Los Angeles, Cal., secretary of Lather's International Union, was also suffering from catarrh of the stom ach along time. He grew thinner and paler, lost all ambition and appetite. Sick at the stomach, indigestion con tinually. A friend also called his attention to a remedy, which brought about a de cided improvement. After continuing tho use of tho remedy for a month, he considers himself permanently relieved. Now, once more. Mr. Christian Hof man, Hlatington, Fa., says he suffered for many years with catarrh of tho stomach. It produced a miserable cough, day and night. He tried doctors and many remedies. At last his atten tion was called to a remedy, the same remedy that relieved the others which have leen referred to above. He claims that he was entirely rid of his stomach dillienlty. Pe-ru-ixa Brought Back Health. What was the remedy that has wrought this remarkable relief? So far, the remedy has not been mentioned. If any one doubts the correctness of these statements it is very easy to ver tfj* them by writing to the people w hose names have been given, enclosing a atamp for reply. The remedy is within the reach of wy one. It Is simply the good, old standard reliable remedy known as Pei u na. MUftHONITWIAR atevi the csu^htndhaaUJim^i (M un^' n COAL of the city JONES BROS. GRAIN CO., $550 $500 y Madison, S. D. Difficult to Relieve. A O A N E I I E N E E Y Mr. 8. W. Jackson, 815 Weaver Block, Greenville, Ohio, says: "While I was superintendent of construction of J. F. Bender and Bros.' Co., of Hamilton, Ohio, I became entirely unfit for busi ness with catarrh of the stomach. "A friend called my attention to a remedy for this condition. I began to Improve at once. I was soon able to re turn to my former profession. "It would require many pages to de scribe tho condition I was in and the re lief I have obtained." If the truth were known, the proba bilities are that Peruna has relieved as many cases of catarrh of the stomach as any other popular remedy in exis tence. We have a great many unsolic ited testimonials from all parts of the United Slates, declaring in strong and enthusiastic terms that Peruna has en tirely relieved them of catarrh of the stomach, that they were wretched and miserable beyond words, but l'ernna has restored them to health, vigor and happiness. These are the facta. Now, if you have stomach diiliculty, it is up to you to act upon them or ignore them, as jroa please. Symptoms of Stomach Catarrh. '•The affection maj result from error* in diet, or tho u*e of alcohol. The ex cessive use of tobacco, especially when the Juice or the leaves are swallowed, is likely to cause it. "Highly seasoned or coarse, irritating foods, sometimes induce the disease. "As chronic gastritis (catarrh of tho stomach) is essentially a secondary affection, one of the primary causes is an unhealthy state of the mouth, nose or throat, sueh as bad teeth or catarrh of the nose (ozena). "The patients are usually poorly nourished, pale, sallow, thin, fatigue easily induced, muscles flabby. Losa of appetite or capricious appetite. "Tho tongue is usually coated brown ish gray. Cankered mouth la a com mon occurrence. "Pain is not common. When present it is usually dull, and Is aggravated by food, especially when this is of an irri tating character. "Vomiting may occur-in the morning. Also after meals. Sickness to the stom ach frequent and persistent. "Food produces dull headache, and a feeling of general nervous distress. Constipation usually quite marked." These symptoms, given by Gould and Pyle, coincide exactly with the frequent descriptions Dr. Hartman is receiving from patients all over the United States. If you have any of these symptoms get a bottie of Peruna. Take a do.se be fore each meal. See If your stomach does not immediately feel better, your appetite Improve, your digestion at once resume business. People who object to liquid medicinee can now secure Peruna tablets.