Citizens national Bank.
BX8 NUMBER'S UP IT LOOKS
Sisseton, So. Dak.
Capital Stock, $50,000.
Surplus and Profits $15,000.
Total Deposits $462,694.33
Total Assets $566,906.34
Do Your Business With The
Largest And Strongest
Bank Iri Roberts
Jos. MARWICK, Pres. HENRY HELVIG, Cashier.
A. H. INGERSOLL, V. P. LEO J. LUKANITSCH, Ast, Cash
TAWNEY Of MINNESOTA GETS HIS.
St. Paul, Sept. 22.—Although the in
surgents lost in the St Paul and Min
neapolis districts, they won a signal
victory in the First congressional dis
trict )n the defeat of James A. Taw
uey, tor eighteen years the victor in
exciting campaigns, hut Anally slaugh
tered in apite 6f the famous Winona
apeech which President Taft delivered
In bis district a year ago.
Tawuey, who wae Joseph 6. Can
wn'B choice .for speaker, in the event
that the Danville man could not land it
himself, made a bitter fight, but was
Ifnomioioualy defeated by Sydney A.
Anderson, a young lawyer of Lanes
boro, who la not blessed with much
worldly stores and who is making bis
n&Biden venture in politics.
But Anderson had valiant support.
Gilford Pinchot stopped off and made
a speech for him at Rochester and
Francis J. Heney spoke for him at
Austin, Rochester and Winona, and
while Senator La Follette wae too ill
to talk there he sent a strong phalanx
of Badger state orators over into Taw
ney's bailiwick in the last week of
the campaign. La Follette wanted to
get some insurgent congressmen in
Minnesota and he trained his heaviest
guns on Minnesota's spotlight stand
The united attack was too much for
Tawney by about 2,000 votes.
Close in Other Districts.
In the Fourth district Frederick C.
Stevens, the present incumbent, won
over Hugh T. Halbert, progressive, by
In the Fifth district, Hennepin coun
ty* Frank M. Nye, the present Repub
lican congressman, was renominated
by less than 1,000 votes over Albert H.
Hall, insurgent, and Alderman Thomas
'P. Dwyer was nominated by the Demo
crats after a lively scrimmage.
The Republican nomination in the
Second district goes to A. L. Ward
by a small plurality and Winfield
Scott Hammond, the present Demo
cratic congressman, was easily renom
Patrick H. McGarry, standpatter,
did not have a lookin in the Sixth dis
trict, C. A. Lindberg of Little Falls,
the present congressman* being re
nominated in a landslide.
Halvor Steenerson, in the Ninth
also won easily over H. P. Bjorge, and
Clarence B. Miller, in the eighth, de
feated Alfred McKnight.
In the city contest at Minneapolis
Mayor James C. Haynes was renom
inated by the Democrats by 4,000 over
Alderman George B. Esterman. The
Republican mayoralty nominee is W.
E. Satterlee, who had a margin of
7,600 over C. J. Minor.
Party Lines Obliterated.
ih« returng indicate that tills move
ment must be reckoned with in the
campaign for the regular flection in
ID its path ntes of the old guard
have either gone down or are hustled
on the. w^ter wagon and are coming
EMPEROR OF JAPAN.
Plot to Aaaasainate Ruler
Cauaea Sensation in Tokio.
with the procession, as is the cas«
with V. B. Seward of Marshall, Lyon
county. At present it looks as if coun
ty option had proved too strong foi
A. J. Rockne, speaker of the last
bouse, who was asking the Republican
nomination to the senate from Good
Taft Silent on Minnesota.
Cincinnati, Sept. 22.—To all re
quests that he discuss state and na
tional political matters or comment
upon the primary results in New York
or Minnesota, the chief executive re
turned tha same answer, "that he
would have nothing to say at the pres
ent time." He especially declined to
discuss his meeting with Colonel
Roosevelt in New Haven on Monday.
Fall Impairs Aviator's Mind.
Paris Sept. 22.—The mind of Avi
ator de Baeder is believed to be per
manently impaired as a result of the
injuries he sustained several weeks
ago in the fall af his aeroplane at
Cambria. De Baeder was removed
from the hospital by his mother. He
is unable to recognize his friends.
It was apparent throughout the
state that the votevs are becoming in
dependent of party leaders. So de- Epidemic Closes Iowa School,
termined were the voters to nominate Cushing, la., Sept. 22.—As a result
tue men of their choice that they ig- of the death from infantile paralysis
nej$d party lines. So true was this of Agnes Hanson, aged twelve, daugh
that in many sections where a normal-1 tar of John Hanson, and the existence
ly strong Democratic vote is cast a of several more cases nearby the dis
Democrat was at a premium. trkrt school has been closed. Agoee
County option asserted itself »nd Banco* was ill but four days.
N a I A
THRICE TOLD TALES I
As Tedious us a Thrice Tola Tale.—SbalKtspeArr.
To Entertain VisitorB
At a meeting! of the Sisseton
Automobile Club held at the! city
hall, Wednesday evening, com
mittees wove appointed to make
arrangements lor entertaining
Glidden tourists from the cities,
who: art expected here Oct. 1st,
and to clear out the road be
tween here and Kden whiehi is
ists on their way to Mritton and
County Option Meeting
The meeting of the county op
tionists was held Saturday after
noon. The following officers were
rresident- -II. D. Batterberry,
Sisseton Vive President-Mr..Malm
Kaster townshi"- Seeretarv-K.
Sonstegaard. Sisseton: Treasurer
Kriekson, Long Hollow:
Press (.'o'inuittee-K, N. Kudie, R.
shearer (). H. Jones.
They will meet againi in two
weeks, an invitation is extended
to all who are in favor of oftion
'toineet and discuss the proposi
McNulty and court,
stenographer came up from Aber
deen, Tuesday and on Wednesday
and Thursday held a special term
The cast'of James O'Uearn
charged with murder was brough
before the court, on a motion to
admit O'Uearn to bail and the
court issued an order admitting
him to bail in the sum of $5,000
which has not yet been furnished
The case of Birdie Beach
Beayh .to disolve attachment
continued to the December term
of court when it will be heard be
fore a jury.
The case of Samuel Renville
vs Herman Renville was contin
ue*. to the December term.
Jn the ease W. Ilartupee vs
Rose liartupee for
plaintiff was granted an
degree. The property matters "be
tween these two have been pre
James McAlpine, of Lein town
was brought before the in-
sanity- board Thursday on the
charge of being insane. He was
omniitted to the asylum at
Ladies wishing a perfect form
should* buy one of those t-'f.oO,
corsets at Miss MeQuillen's.
'Twas Ever Thus
Belfield. Times: "Keep it out
of the paper.'- js the cry which
the local newspaper publisher dai
lv hears. To oblige often costs
considerable, though the party
who makes the request thinks the
"ranting scarcely saying "thank
you" for the favor. A newspa
per is a peculiar thing in the pub
lie's eye. The news gatherer is
stormed because he gets hold of
one item and he abused because
he does not get hold of another
Young men and often young wo
men as well as older persons per
form acts which become legiti
mate items for publication and
.then to the newspaper office and
beg the editor not to notice their
ese.apades. The next day they
condemn the same paper for not
having published another party
doing the same thing, forgelting
apparently their late visit to the
Had A Birthday.
Kditor. Sisseton Standard:—I
noticed your report, of the meet
ing of the Ladies Aid of the Pres
bvterian clnircli and their friends
at the home of Airs. John Spack
man, in Goodwill township last
Wednesday afternoon, 1 will tell
you an open secret about what
happened to John Spaekman, on
the following Sunday, that being
the anniversary of John's natal
day. His nearest family rela
tives consisting of his brother, II.
L. wife and three children, his
sister, Mrs. Diemer her husband
and son hi?
a bountiful dinner.
sister Mrs. Durflin-
son and daughter
Mr.A. J. Wampler,
fatnily to congratu
his well beingthat
day, and wish him many happy
returns of more such
this scribe happened by chance to
be there, and with the rest of the
visitors, enjoyed sitting
sure you that everyone present
felt happy and joyful. Not the
least amongst them being John
and his good wife and son all of
whom are' of the industrious bou
yant sort, they ,are making and
enjoying a beautiful home by
their united* and well applied in
Prom the Republican
A. II. Ingersoll was down from
Sisseton on business, Thursday
ERHAPS," said daddy to Jack and Evelyn, "you would 'ike to hear
about a poor little squirrel which lived in one of the southern states."
"Why was he a poor little squirrel, daddy?" asked Evelyn.
"Wait until you hear the story, child." said daddy. "One day
there were two children, a little boy and little girl, brother and sister, play
ing about the garden of their home when an old colored man who lived near
tbem came iuto the garden with something little and soft and gray In his
hands. The two children knew tbe colored man and were fond of htm. They
called him "Uncle Ben."
"'What have you there. Uncle Ben? asked tbe little girl.
'Hit's a little teeny baby squ'l,' said Uncle Ben. 'Hit's only about two
days old. I thought you chlllen would like to have hit to play with.'
'Indeed we would. Uncle Ben.* said the little girl 'but how did you eouie
to take such a tiny baby squirrel away from Its mammaT
'Deed I didn't take It from its ma.' said Uncle Ben. '1 foun' de ol* snake
with it au jest 'bout ready to eat him up. so I took him away fum de ole snake
an' fotch hiin beah.'
"Well, the children were very glad to have the little animal, and the
thanked Uncle Ben. Their mamma also I hanked him and gave him a good
breakfast and some money. The children became very fond of the squirrel
At first they fed him on milk. It was very funny to see them fill a little sponge
with milk and give it to the little squirrel to suck. They called him Bunny.
"It was spring when Bunny came to live with the children, and they
him until fall. One day the little boy was at school, and the little girl was
home, for she had not been feeliu^r well. All at once her mamma heard ln-i
give a loud cry. and she ran out to see what was the matter. She found tie
little girl crying bitterly: 'Oh. mamma! Oh, mamma! Poor Bunny!'
"'Why. what is the matter with Bunny?' asked her mamma.
'He's dead! He's dead!' said the little girl 'A horrid big snake has caught
him and swallowed him!"
"Must then Uncle Hen came running up. When he heard the story he In.
the Utile girl point out to hini where the snake was lying. Then he took f.
his big jackknife and cut off tbe snake's head. The next thing be diff was I
cut open the snake. He found the poor Bunny not quite dead, but nearly
It took a lotig time of uuraing before Bunny was well again, but be reeo\er.
finally. "Hit pears like dat squ'l wan't bo ho to he killed by a snake,' sa
Then He Took Out Hi*
BANK WITH THE
Mrs. J. C. Jorgenson and child|(sister.
ren returned Monday from a lew
days visit with relatives at Sisse
We received a copy) of the Re
publican of ('ulbertson Montana,
10HN H. BATTEN.
His Recall of Lorimer's In
vitation Sustained by Club.
from W. S., LeCount this week,
and' he is at present working in
the Republican office in that city
•Mrs, C. II. Ba.xtei and daugh
ter, of Marshalltown, Iowa, are
visiting with .Mrs. Baxter's par
ents, .Mr|and Mrs. August Stein
burg in Springdale township.
.Mr. and Mrs. Men Kck and lit
tle child came down from Sisse
ton the first, of the week. The lit
tie one is suffering from an at
tack of infantil pa.ralysis and
the parents brought the child to
this city to lie treated by Dr.
Mr. Henry Gilbi-rtson started
fo= I'eever, Monday accompanied
by hW daughter* .Mrs. Anton My
ron and children of Bruno, who
intended going, by livery from
THE success of a bank and the safe
ty of the money deposited in it
depends upon two things:
FIRST The character and ability of
SECOND-—The amount of its capi
tal and surplus.
THE officers of this bank are men
of long banking experience and
E a a
of successful business men of high
THE capital and surplus is $50,(10(1,
ample for the protection of the de
posits. and large enough to enable
tis to lake care of jill tin* business
entrusted to us.
The First National Bank
OF SISSETON, SOUTH DAKOTA
Total Daposlts $445,055.81
Oleonlngs From tUo Hwvest of a Proline Field
rtlietice to Elbow Lake to
Going, down a long
inteween here and Pecver, the
riiij»- slipped! off the neck
The load carried alright until
nearly to the foot of the hill then
the wagon tipped to the, side
thrown far over to the, side of
road, but, Mrs. Myron and the
tie girl were buried under the
load of grain with which the, war
gon was loaded. What seems al
most, miraculous, no one was hurt
except Mrs,Myron who receiv
ed quite a painful injury to her
(foot. Allj rfcturncd home to the
Gilbertson home in the evening
where, they will remain for some
Mrs. K. K. Hue went to .Sis
seton Wednesday to remain n*
tilu Saturday, with her daughter
Mrs. Anton Werdahl.
Miss'Adryce (/'olwell, of Iowa
•has been engaged to teach the
Wist school for the coming year.
The term will begin Octohei, :jrd'.
Mr. Carl Sjogren, of Alexandria
Minn, came, Saturday for a short
Wilson has rented two
'hundred acres of land'which lie
will work the coming year.
Miss Wilbur was) at Sisseton,
(Tuesday, with poultry for the
Mr. Patte returned yesterday
to his home, in Minneapolis after
a ten days slay at his farm here.
•Albert) Davidson will remain oar
the farm for another year.
Judge K. J. Tin ner, of Sisseton
came, out Wednesday to oversee
the thrashing on his farm occu
pied by) Iver Nelson.
Those who partook of a, royal
dinner at P. ('. Johnson's Sun
day were Mr. and Mrs. K. Hue,.
.Mrs. A. Wilbur and daughter Mill'
nie, Messrs. Patte, Bruce, Young,
Huseth and Jerisen. In all iiin+
ner was served to twenty one
Miss Anna Ausness went toiler
home at Dry ood Lake, Sunday
alter two weeks spent at .Mr.v. P:
.Miss A "ties Johnson went to
Sisseton Monday and spent a few
'days with her friend, Miss Flo
You ought to see thosf new:
one pii"e dresses at Miss Me
Qitllen's, they are beauties.
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