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lhe SIDEWALKS, R- W All WORK GUARANTEED TH0MP2 ffiije ipntUj ieaCict MADISON. SOUTH DAKOTA. TELEPHONE, NO. 269. FRIDAY. AU( J. 20. 1909 THKMI OVICRHORICTlOli. jjjr mall, I y»»r $4.00 By Mall. 0 moDtha .00 By mall, s month* j.oo Hy Ball, 1 Month !.....II" Hjr carrlar p«r w«*k 10 K hTiflL Proprtoior. A Manmr-r STATE NEWS Plankinton—A f40,000 real estate deal WHS made here a few days ago when John M. Fleming of Dixon, 111., purchased the 960 acre farm of Mikesell Bros The farm is highly Improved. The new owner will, it is reported, take up bis residence in Plankintun. Aberdeen—Angnst Victor, father of Ewil Victor, the murderer, has lo cated in Aberdeen and ia working at his trade as carpenter. He will re main here at leaet until after bia sen's trial. It ia the intention of the states attorney now, to try the prisoner first on the charge of mnr dering Michael flonayne. Vermillion—At the home of J. A. Ganderaon in this city at 9 o'clock to day occurred the marriage of Attorney W. D. Mhoose, of White Lake, S. D., to Miss Esther Gnnderson, of Vermil lion. The ceremony was poifoimed by Rev. C. S. Thorns. Both young people nro graduates of tne ^tate university, the husband also holding a diploma from the University of South Dakota college of law. Mr. Shouso is county judge of Aurora county. Armour—Tbe intense beat of the past vfew days has reaped a neavy harvest in this city. The 2-year old son of "W. Willi and the infant son of Ruel E. Dana, late editor of tbe Arinonr Her ald and grand master of the South Dakota 1. O. O. F., have died from heat. Burnt Anderson, a recent ar rival from Finalaud, was overcome by the intense heat Monday while working with a thrashing crew. Mel ical aid was procured, but it was of no avail. He died Tueday night witnout regaining consciousness. Vermillion -All arrangements have been completed for the nig celebration to De held in this city next week by tbe pioneers of Clay county, and also lor tbe exercises incident to the unveiling of tbe monument erected on tbe site oi the first log school house in South Da kota. Tbe celebration occurs on Wed nesday, Aug. 25. Among the promin ent men U. 8. Senator Robert J. Gam ble of Yankton, State Historian Doane Robinson of Pierre, E. C. Erickson of Elk Point, president of the board of regents, and Stale Senator G.H. Dil lon of Yankton. Hurley—George Raynor reports that tte crop on the Hut ley Fruit Farm will be almost a failure thi year. There will be 20 or B0 barrels of Duchess, practically no Whitneya and perhaps a hundred barrels more or less, of Wealthieg. For a farm that has produced thirty thousand bushels of apples in a year thi* is pretty near si failure. The reason for the light crop is not fully "known. The tr.es fcliomed very sparingly last spring and there was several days of ht'uvy rain when they were in blossom. This ore Concrete Foundations and BRIDGES.... Brookings Cement Co. J. A. JOHNSON probably prevented many blossoms from fertilizing. Flandreau— Pearl fishing piomises to become ooe of the important indns tiies of this part of tne Btate as a result of several recent valuable finds. Se veral pearls have recently been found in clam shells taken from tue Bi* Sioux river in the vicinity of Fland reau. Que of the young Indian boys who is a student at the government In dian school here WHS the tinder of the most valuable one yet discovered. He found a pearl that is estimated to be worth $40. Melvin Knutson found one which is said to be worth about $10. As the result of these finds scores of boys and young men are devoting their spare tl me searching for pearls. Tried in Commercial Co tart of Vienna Who Wat lo Blame Vienna, Ang. 18 —The Commercial Court in Vienna had yesterday to con sider tbe knotty problem whether the law recognized a distinction between kissing and being kissed. Tbe question arose oat of a suit brought by a bookkeeper named Meyer, against his late employer*, who had discharged him without notice on the ground that he was in the habit of kissing tne typewriter girls employed in the office. Tbe firm nrged in de fense that this was conduct which ser iously distnrlred the course of business. Herr Meyer's counsel did not at tempt to justify kissing in office hours as a habit, but he brought ungallant witnesses who swore that they had seen tome of the scenes complained of, and noticed that it was the girls who began by kissing Herr Meyer, though they could not say whether he did or did not respond. BIG DEAL Eastern Capital Now Owns the Black Hills Traction Company Dead wood, Aug. 19.—Through a den' consummated in Chicago, New York and other eastern capitalists wbc own the controlling interest in the consoli dated Power and light company of this city, seemed control of the plants and business of the Black Hills Traction company here, tbe only competitive company. The deal involves about #"00,000. The two companies will con tinue to be operated as separate organi zations. By the acquisition of the property of the Elwk Hills Traction company the new interests secure a large horse power. The electric equipment gen erates 1,700 horse-power and can b» made to develop an additional power of 2,000. The traction company'L water plant on Red water creek, erected two years ago at a cost of nearly a half million dollars, has a capaity of about 1,200 horse power, and the wate rights owned by tbe company on Red water will develop fully us mucl more, while a steaa power reserve in Dead wood furnishes about fiOO horse power. The traction company is now supplying many of the mines and mills in and around Dead wood and is light ing the city of Belle Fourcbe. Its former owners were Henry Keats and associates of Spear fisn. NOT IN IT O. Richards of Huron Not Candidate for Governor Huron Aug. 19.—Recent press dis patches have intimated that JK. O. Richards of this city, will be a candi date for governor of South Daktoa, at the next primary election. On beiug asked concerning the matter Mr. Rich ards said: "I am quite certain that no action or word of mine could have been re sponsible for tbe report that I may be a candidate for the republican nomina tion for governor of this state. What my friends may have said or done in that regard is unknown to me. "I will take this occasion to say, however, that I have no desire to hold a public office. I have spent a few years of time and considerable money in futhering a few needed reforms, and as the work is yet incomplete. I stand ready to aid in putting upon the statute books certain reform me isures which have been temporarily sidetracked aud disfigured. "Public servants will be found who will be technically true to principles and platform pledges, and who can be relied upon to respect the trust repos td in them ry the people GREEKS FINED For Fighting Forman of Gang Workman on Railroad Grade Mitchell. Ang in.—As a NNU of a quarrel between the foreman and a gang of Greeks employed to gravel the Milwaukee and St. Paul roadbed near (.etcher, some 115 were taken before the justice of the peace and fined $5 each, whilt» the ringleaders of the bunch, live in all, were taken to the county seat at Woonsccket where they will be tried on the charge of assault with a deadly weapon. The details of tne nftair are meager, but it is said that the foreman, who is an American, re nuked oue of the Greeks, who resented it and struck him. The foreman promptly proceeded to show the laiwr er who was the better man when a number of the latter's countrymen in terfered, triyng to use their picks and shovels in the melee. The foreman held *he men off till help arrived With the result as above stated. He suffered several inconsequential bruises and was able to go on with the work Tuesday. ROBBER SHOT THROUGH HEAD Attempt to Rifle Safe in Fashionable Hotel. Colorado Springs, Cola, Aug. 18.— Two men made an unsuccessful at tempt to rob the safe in the office of the fashionable Cliffe House at Mani tou. James Morrow, the day clerk, shot one of the men, Edward Clark, through the head, fatally wounding him, and received a bullet through his own clothing, but escaped Injury. Mercury Hovering Aivjund 110. Baton Rouge, La., Aug. 20.—Between ten and fifteen heat prostrations have been reported to Raton Rouge during the last twenty-four hours. The mer cury is hovering around the 110-de gree mark. If you hare backache and urinary troubles you should take Foley's Kidney WELLMAN SAILS FOR NORTH POLE Said to Have Left Spitzber gen on Aug. 16. TRAVELS IN AN AfltSHIP Chicago Newspaper Man Has Devoted Several Years in Preparation for the Undertaking, but Previous At tempts Failed for Various Reasons. Estimates H« Can Maka Trip Within Five Days. Paris, Aug. 20.—A special dispatch has been received here from Trieste saying that according to a telegram received from the captain of the Ital ian steamer Thalia, now at Hammer fest, Norway, Walter Wellman left Spitzbergen Aug. 16 in his dirigible balloon bound for the North pole. He had a favorable wind when the start was made. For the past four years Walter Well man of Chicago has been devoting his time to preparations for an undertak ing to reach the North pole by air k WALTER WELLMAN. ship. He was at Spitzbergen in 1900 with a balloon, but postponed his de parture on account of the lateness of the season. In 1907 a start was made in the air ship America, but the vessel encoun tered a storm and was driven back and the attempt for that year was abandoned. Mr. Wellman left New York May Ik of this year for Spitzbergen, where he has been engaged in completing his preparations for the start he is now said to have made three days ago. He estimate? that under favorable conditions the pole can be reached from Spitzbergen in from two to five days. BODIES MAY NEVER BE FOUND Mountain Climbers Pall to Bottom of 500-Foot Cliff. Tacoma, Wash., Aug. 20.—The search for the bodies of Joseph Ste vens of Trenton, N. J., and T. F. Cal laghan of Seattle, lost on Mount Rainier, has been temporarily aban doned. Guide Jules Stampfler and his party have returned and are of th«. opinion that the bodies will never be found. They discovered trackB leading to ward a 500-foot ice cliff at the head of White glacier and it is probable the men lie below. The search cannot be made from above, owing to the dan ger, and it is doubtful whether there Is a route to the foot of the cliff. SCORES OF ARRESTS MADE Riot Follows Attempt to Call Strike at New York. New York, Aug. 20.—The efforts of strike pickets to call cut employes of A. W. Cowen & Bros., neckwear man ufacturers, resulted in a riot in which more than 200 men, women and girls took part. Police reserves were called into action and eighty-five men were placed under arrest. In the battle, which caused great excitement, wo men's aiid girls' waists were torn lnt shreds and scores of men and woman were badly beaten and bruised. MILKMEN BOYCOTT OHIO CITY Regulations Governing Sale Consid ered Too Strict. Lorain, O., Aug. 20.—The milkmen of Lorain have put into effect their threatened boycott of the city as a re suit of the city council's severe milk regulations and almost the entire pop ulation of 30,000 ate breakfast without cream or milk. The city's ordinance compels them to buy milk only from farmers whose cows have been put through the tuber culin test. Government to Pay Deficit. London, Aug. 20.—The debt incurred by Lieut riai.t E. H. Shackeiton an the members of his South pole expe dition is to be liquidated by the gov ernment. Premier Asquith announc i in the house of commons that li would ask the house to vote fl00,0lM tiu* nnrnrr— i Remedy to strengthen and build up the, kidnevs so ttiey will aci properly, as a serious kidney trouble may develop,-J H. Anderson. FOR BURGLARY AND ARSON Bc-loit College Athlete Given Two Yeara in Prison. T.a Crosse, Wis., Aug. 20.—Robert Ta nter, the famous Beloit college ath lete, whose disappearance caused a sensation in the college town last win ter. was sentenced to the state refor matory at Ureen Bay for two years on his plea of guilty of burglary and arMn at & garage In this city Monday Tainter also confessed that he made a fake attempt at suicide in order to avert suspicion from himself in regard to the robbery and fire. He comes of a wealthy fnmily at Viroqua, Wis. For the s«!u? of preserving the Tain ter family name from disgrace so far as the official record is concerned Tainter was brought into court and sentenced under the name of Arthur Dearborn. SECURE $50 IN PENNIES Robbers Fail to Blow Safe in Bank of St. Paul Suburb. St. Paul, Aug. 20.—A daring attempt to rob the Twin City bank, in the Northwestern Furniture and Stove Ex position building at St. Anthony Park, was frustrated by the strength of the safe in the bank vault. The robbers took away about $50 in pennies, but were unable to blow open the bank safe, which contained be tween $1,500 a»d $2,000. ATTEMPT TO BLOW UP THREE London, Aug. 20.—Proof of a delib erate attempt to destroy it least three English warships has been found by the men who are investigating the! discovery of dynamite in the coal that was being taken aboard the battle ships Lord Nelson and Victorious and! the cruiser Duke of Edinburgh. NTo verdict has yet been announced, but it Is known that the investigators found the dynamite to be different from that used in blasting coal. It was found, too, that the coal came from different mines, thus disposing of the theory of accident. In the belief that an effort to de stroy the ships of the British navy is In operatio' the government has is sued orders for a thorough overhaul ing of coal supplies and to inspect more carefully the future coaling of warships. The three vessels that have been Imperiled are valued at $23,250,000 and carry 3,226 men. IN STREET CAR ACCIDENT John R. Walsh, Aged Chicago Banker, Is Injured. Chicago, Aug. 20.—John R. Walsh, the aged banker, now under sentence to the federal prison at Leavenworth for wrecking the Chicago National hank, is reported In a serious condi tion following a street car accident. In alighting from a car Walsh was thrown to the street, the car wheels narrowly missing his arms. Though no bones were broken it is feared by his friends his advanced age may ren der his injuries HER PHYSICIAN ADVISED Taking Lydia G. Pinkham's Vegetable Compound Columbus, Ohio. "I have taken Lydia E. Pinkham's Vegetable Com o u n u i n change of life. My doctor told me it was good, and since Inking it I feel so much better that I can do all my work a a i n I i n k I .ydia E. Pinkham's Vegetable Com pound a tine remedy tor all woman's troubles, and I never forget to tell aay friends what it has done for me." —Mrs. E. HANSON, 304 East Long Sk, Columbus, Ohio. Another Woman Helped. Graniteville, Vt. "I was passing Shroughthe Change of Life and suffered from nervousness and other annoying jymptoms. Lydia E. Pinkham's V ege ^Able Compound restored my healthand itrength, and proved worth mountains of gold to me. For the sake of other luffering women I am willing you should publish my letter." MRS. CHARLES BARCLAY, R.F.D., Granite vllle, Yt Women who are passing through this PHONE 195 WARSHIPS Dynamite Found in Coal Sup ply ol British Vessels. COAL 9 E. W. KETCHAfl will deliver promptly lo any part of the city tlw best grade of HARD AND SOFT COAL n IGNE 236 We handle only the best and deliver to all parts of the city JONES BROS. GRAIN CO., 4 Catarrh of the Stomach a Prevalent Disease Difficult to Reli'eve. A O A N E I I E N E E Y Mr. S. W.Jackson, 315 Weaver Block, Greenville, Ohio, says: "While I was superintendent of construction of J. !P. Bender tend Bros.1 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 the condition I was in and the re lief I have obtained." Here is another case. Officer George Y. Stout, 724 North Broadway, Balti more, Md., says: "I suffered very much with catarrh of the stomach and ner vous indigestion. I lost fifty pounds in four months. "A friend called my attention to a remedy, which I used, and gradually got well. I have gained half my lost weight back again." Ciironic Stomach Trouble. Mr. Koiiert J. Gillespie, 686 South Main St., Los Angeles, Cal., secretary of Lather's International Union, was also suffering from catarrh of the stom ach a long 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 the remedy for a month, he considers himself permanently relieved. Now, once more. Mr. Christian Hof Bian, SJatington, P&., says he suffered for many years with catarrh of the stomach. It produced a miserable cough, day and night. He tried doctors aud many remedies. At last his atten tion was called to a remedy, the same remedy that re!loved the others which have been referred to above. He claims that he was entirely rid of his stomach diiliculty. Pe-ru-na Brought Back Health. What was tbe remedy that has wrought this remarkable relief? So far, the remedy has not teen mentioned. If any one doubts the correctness of those statements It is very easy to ver ify them by writing to the people whose :i:tmes have been jiven, enclosing a stamp for reply. 1 critical period or who are suffering from any of those distressing ills pe culiar to their sex should not lose sight •)f the fact that for thirty years Lydia E. Pinkham's Vegetable Compound, which is made from roots and herbs, has been the standard remedy for female ills. In almost every commu nity you will find women who have been restored to health by Lydia E. I The remedy ia within the reach of wwy one. It is simply the good^old standard fwliahle remedy known as Peruua. ifcYSKlDNEYCUSE Kktecys and IMhr MfeM Si COAL $ Thousands of millions of cans of Royal Baking Powder have been usea ii making bread, biscuit rnd cake in this country, f.nd every housekeeper using it has rested in perfect confi dence that her food would be light, sweet, and perfectly wholesome. Royal is a safe guard against the cheap atam powders which are the greatest menacers to health of the present day, ROYAL IS THE ONLY IAmXC POWDER MADE FROM ROYAL GSAPtt CREAM Ci TARTAtt If tho truth were known, the probfc* bilities are that Peruna has relieved as many cases of catarrh of tho stomach as any other popular remedy in exis tence. We have a great many unsolie 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 Peruna has restored them to health, vigor happiness. These are the facts. Now, if you have stomach difficulty, it is up to you to act upon them or Ignore them, as you please, 8ymptoms of Stomach Catarrh. "The affection may result from errors in diet, or the uso of alcohol. The ex cessive use of tobacco, especially when tho Juice or tho leaves are swallowed, is likely to cause it. "Highly seasoned or eoarse, irritating foods, sometimes induce the disease. "As ciironic gastritis (catarrh of the stomach) Is essentially a secondary affection, one of the primary causen is an unhealthy state of tho mouth, nose or throat, such as bad teeth or catarrh of the nose (ozena). "The patients are usually poorlj nourished, pale, sallow, thin, fatigue easily induced, muscles flabby. Loss of appetite or capricious appetite. "The tongue is usually coated brown ish gray. Cankered mouth is 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 feeling of general nervous distress. Constipation usually quite marked." These symptoms, given by Gould and Pyle, coincide exactly with the frequent descriptions I)r. llartman is receiving from patients all over the United States. If you Have any of these symptoms get a bottle of Peruna. Take a dose 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 medicines can now secure Peruna tablets. V UMsotttfb.aad h««L lu.