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The Sisseton weekly standard. (Sisseton, Roberts County, S.D.) 1892-1929, April 07, 1911, Image 4

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are receiving daily the finest line
t* ,, ,, of choice and fresh
Fancy Groceries
ever shown in the city
.We also carry a full assortment of
Choice Nuts
and Fancy Frmts
If you desire Groceries or Fruits for#
any special occasion and you live a distance
fssgfgoods to you.* Kindly phone your wants.
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Mrs. Ebersteinre was a Mon
day caller. She came to place
her children in school, Arthur
entered the third grade and Rosa
the sixth- They come to us
from the Sauk Center, Minn.,
schools.
Remember the Art Exhibit,
May 3-6.
The W. R. C. has presented
us with a picture of Francis
Scott Key, author of the Star
Spangled liuimer. The picture
is 18x24, t'roiu a ste,eJ eugraving
This picture Is being appropria
tely framed and will he placed
in the library.
Dr. Brown, giive a lecture
physiology to the eight grade, aiu
High School last Friday at'tenjooa
The lecture was 1he first of a ser
ies oi lectures !o be given by Dr
Brown.
Mr. Morris was a Friday visit
or.
A shipment of luitwliivd-fifty
Perry l'i,ctlires lias been received
us in the art. work iiii th,. t'it't
grade.
Tlun fourth grade have ui dis
I'iue |)i«1ul'rK dono
play some very
in Delft Blue.
Mm Laydeii w»i« ill and uiuabK
toi teach MouLay.
New shelves haw been t'i'tt^l xip
in tJie soieince room and Miss Dull
luis given llie physical apparatus
arid biological ma.teriiiil a thor
ough ovej' hauling. The a]jpai*a,
tus and mateirial js mow neatly,
aud earel'ully stored.
A cott.eU exhibit lia.s bee.U or
dea-ed from W. F,zra .lohnson of
Dot, Georgia.
The first primary will takei up
thie.ir sixth first reader this week
Tlie Brooks reader will be the
ueixt. book used.
Mi,ss Guiui'ison of Browns Val
l^.v was a 'guest of Miss Lavden
aaid a High School visitor Friday
The following article has b^P
dipped from a recent number of
the N. AV. Chnistian Advocate-
Lilbuim Merrill, M. D., of our
enteral Chiiiisi, Missdon, who, luus
just roturn(4l from Chiinkiauig,
the headquarters of fa,in iii,( r«
b^f, has S(Mit to. the Board o.f For
cjgn Miss-ions the following pic
tiM-e of conditions i,n tJiait city as
he was leaving for the United
States:
hijiki.iing 1 ic-s on tlu Yangtsp,
liiver, at t.li^ junction of the
Grand ("anal. Directly north is
a vast aireii of agricultural "land—
a g.r,eat kwcl plain, with nnm^rou
canals. Unfortunately, tlieSe can
alK are Iierenn.ially choked
The Poor People Over In China
with
sediiment, and each year greater
or less areas ift over flootl^cl amd
thousands of the poor rural folk
are driven away for the winter.
Following an unusually h^javy
rainy season^ tli0 flooded areia is
greater and the number of home
less is increased to a million souls
and more.
It was1 in this portion of China
that the great famine occurred
three years ago. Thousands died
One would have expected the of
fiicals to open tlie canals and pre
vent a recurrence of famine. But
xioithinig was done. A year ago
(not a famine year) there were
tweleve thotusand refugee at Chin
kiang tlirouliout the winter. AVe
missionaries spent several weeks
distributing rice to them. The
condadtions were heartrending
Early each morning thousands of
men, women, and children gather
ed at the dnstributingipodnitk Scor
es of Chinese police mantained a
semblance of order by beating tlit
PPple over the head! with bamboo
Sopie days the rain fell in tor
rcotB and therefugees stood shiv
ering in mud & foot deep. Dur-
The sixth grade, as a grade,
opened correspondence with the
sixth grade of the Savannah,
G-eorgia, puplic schools this week
They anticipate some interesting
leters.
A new cupboard new shades,
and new cutains hav been placed
in Miss Swenumson's room.
The regular monthly examina
tions were given this week.
Beatrice Lovelett is again iif
school aftor a week of illness.
The tenative date for the Dis
trict Declamatory Contest is for
the eight.
Mr. David V. Bush of Kansas
City, Missouri, has been engaged,
bv the school for two appearances
here on Friday, April 14. Mr.
Bush is a graduate of Temple
University, Philadelphia, and a
fine speaker, lie will give read
ings from Shakespeare for oue
hour in the High School. This
will be open to the public and all
are invited to attend.
In the evening, in the opera
house, he will give his popular
(.MitM-tfyiiimeiit, "Pikes Peak of
Bust." This is said to be a very
interesting and amusing enter
taiiimeait. Tn speaking of it, t.lie
Aberdeen Daily News say»s: "AVe
haw heard Mr. Bush twice. AVe
eonfiidea- him one of the very b.-fst
on the lecture platform. He is
witty aind entertaining'' The
proceeds from the lecture will be
sent to the American Red Cross
Society for use in relieving the
sufferings of the famine stricken
people of China. The admission
will be, thirty-five cents.
The base ball schedule to date
is as follows:—
April 15 Milba.uk at Sissetotu.
April 22 AVilmot at Wilmot.
April 29. AVilmot at Sisseton.
John Lampke and Harold
Spackman are again enrolled in
the fourth grade after an absence
occasioned by illness.
ijig ofiie of these cold, rainy mor
nings a child was born in the
midst of tlie mob. An hour or
so later the mother was up and
and with the child and a sack of
rice she wasoff to her straw-mait
shelter, a half mile distant!
This year the condidtioms are
vastly more important. At Chin
kiiamg there are probably forty
thousand rffugees. A piece of
straw matting 8x8
all clad in rags, if clad ait all, arc
about you everywhere. Old wo
men and men hobble about learn
ing heavily on. sticks for support,
or they lie by the wayside with
their eyes staring savagely up at
you, wiith a mute appeal that tun
the heart cold. You walk about
the border of the camp. Your
eyes are following th® movements
of a naked child who. in yonder
weeping convulsively. Suddenly
your shoe strikes something, and
you stoop over the dead body of
a three or four-year-old boy O
God! What a heritage of agony
bas fallen to these little ones
pay.
SISSETON,
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feet
is the onlj
shelter for afamily of five or six.
The thousands are gathered toget
ther in great camps. Those who
are strong enough wander over
the hills pulling up the roots of
weeds tonse for fuel in cooking
from the relief agencies. Th suf
frings is terrible Thousands of
the pittance of rice they secure
tottering babies,
boys-and.
girls,
oj
Thine.
Treasurer Homer Eaton of the
Board of Foreign Missions, 150
Fifth Avenue, New York City, is
forwarding to our missionaries in
Central China contributions whic.
reach hiin for famine relief pur-
It is estimated that about
three million pople ar© now suff
ering from the famine.
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DISC DRILLS
Here is the drill you ought to
have, at t?he price you ought* t»o
If you need a drill this spring you should see us
before buying because we can save you money.
We also^have a full line of machinery here for
your inspection and every piece of it is the best
we can buy, aneour prices are right.
Mead & Mains
We have a fine lino of
General Merchandise
Monson Loken
EFFINGTON.
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Heating, Plumbing, Tinning
When you have any work in the Heating. Plumbing and
Tinning line don't forget that there is an up-to-date shop
in Sisseton. Let me measure your house for eav spouting
or perhaps that which you have needs repairing.
Agency for International Dairy Maid Cream Separator.
C. L.PRESTON, the Plumber
Licensed City Plumber.
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SOUTH DAKOTA
Get Your Copy Today
«I The new Art Catalogue showing
Color Drawings of attractive Library
Interiors, announced in The Saturday
Evening Post of October IS, to be
distributed by agents for
dloW^rviekc Elastic Bookcases
can be obtained only at our store,
at we are the exclusive agents in this
city, for this and other trade-marked
lines of high-grade furniture.
T. W.'Cohili
Sisseton, Sou^bakot.
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