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1 SISSCTON AND VICINITY Dr. Cook was at Wilmet Tues day on professional business. Ready-made sheets, 39c, at the "White Goods Sale. The Golden Rule. Miss Kate Eagen returned ^Tuesday from a visit with friends at Summit. D. R. Burt went to Luffman Tuesday to look after the tele phone lines. Phillip LaBatte, of Peever, was a business visitor in the city last Saturday. Mr. and Mrs. Hal Knight were week-end guests of the latter's, parents at Ortonville. Miss Fannie Olds, of Aber deen, is the guest of her sister, Mrs. Leo Lukanitsch. Atty. J. W. Barrington left Monday evening for Wahpeton, N. D., on legal business, Miss Leila Nancarrow returned to her home at Wilmot, Saturday after a week's visit with Mrs. George Crosby. A card from Miss McQuillan, dated Chicago January 29, states that she would leave for New York on Thursday. Judge J. J. Batterton and Edi tor J. P. Croal left Monday even ing for Pierre, to attend the meeting of democrats held there on Wednesday. Henry Wilson, from near Wist, was in the city Monday evening on his way to Rochester, Minn., where he goes to consult Drs. Mayo regarding his health. Mrs. Elizabeth Derflinger went to Ortonville Tuesday evening to undergo an operation. Her son, Harry, who returned home from Sioux Falls, Monday, accompan ied her. Hon, Iver J. Johnson, of One Road, drove in from White Rock Monday evening, where he had been on business. Mr. Johnson says the roads are now getting in fair condition. Farm Mortgage LOANS Made at lovvets Rates and PROMPTLY CLOSED "The Old Reliable" First National Bank Jno. A. Munro was up from Wilmot Monday. H. M. Fellbaum. of Murray, was in the city last Friday, on business, Carry the goods the people want and then advertise them in the local newspapers that's the way to knock out the mail order business. Henry Schindler has made him self a corn tester that will enable him to test 35 bushels of corn at one testing, using one kernal •from each ear. J. F. Hein returned from Sioux City, Monday where he market ed a car load of feeders. Mr. Hein reports the Sioux City mar ket very good. Mr. and Mrs. L. A. Carter en tertained a number of friends at their home last Monday evening. A number of musical pieces were given and games played until midnight when a delicious lun cheon was served. Said old Bill Shiftless: "There was a time when I could have bought the whole blamed town site for $200, but I didn't think it would ever be worth it," An other loafer replied: "It would not have been if you had bought it." Mrs. H. N Schmidt, of Good will township, received a full blooded Mammoth Bronze Tur key Tom last Saturday, which cost $12, also a full blood Pekin drake, which will be a valuable addition to her already select flock of barn yard fowls. Frank McKenna's announce ment for states attorney appears in this issue of the Standard. Mr. McKenna is one of Sisseton's most able attorneys and would fill the office of states attorney with credit, should he be suc cessful in securing the nomina tion. J. C. Knapp, H. L. Cortelyou, Howard Babcock, A. A. Peter son, J. A. Rickert and Paul Rick ert attended a meeting of the Royal Arch Masons at Milbank, Thursday night, at which time the latter gentleman took his final degree in the chapter. The Sisseton delegation report that the Milbank brothers treated them right royally, and that the evening was a most profitable and enjoyable one all around, Frank Curren, of Northfield, arrived in the city last Friday for a visit with his daughter, Mrs. May A. Knappen. We inadvertently ommitted the name ox the Post Oracle, Mrs. Henriettea Steele, last week when giving the list of the names of the officers installed by the R. N. A., and we hasten to make the correction. 0. P. Rask, cashier of the Farmers' State Bank, arrived home last Friday from a week's business sojourn in the twin cit ies and at points in Wisconsin He stopped at Milbarik Thursday night, and helped initiate Paul Rickert into the mysteries of the Royal Arch Masons. Attorney Thos. Mani comes out this week as a candidate for the nomination of states attor ney, with his announcement on another page of this issue. Mr. Mani is an old resident of Rob erts county and has a large num ber of friends who will stay by him at the June primaries. James McLeod, the popular and energetic carrier on rural route No. 5, is taking a well earned lay-off and Robt. Lowery is looking after the welfare of the patrons. Mr. McLeod has long been a sufferer from fistula, and will leave shortly for Roch ester, Minn-, to undergo an operation. Supt- H. L. Mossman returned home last Saturday from Sioux City, Iowa, where ha had spent the previous ten days. He re ports the advent in his family of a fine young son, which auspic ious event took place on Wednes day evening, January 24, at the home of Mr. Mossman's parents in Sioux City. Mrs. Mossman and son are both doing nicely. A number of the members of the local W. R. C, recognized McKinley Day, Monday, by visit ing the schools. The party was composed of Mesdames Babb, Larrabee, Gee, Robinson. Swen son and Davis and Miss Robin son. All the grades and the high school were visited, The visitors being entertained in the grades by flag drills and patri otic songs by the pupils. A retired farmer who moved to town and promised to contrib ute two dollars to the preacher's salary as soon as he sold his calf, failed to keep bis word. He went to church a few nights ago and the choir sang that song, The Half Has Never Been Told.' He is a little hard of hearing and went home boiling with rage. He told his wife the choir had insulted him by singing, "The calf has never been sold." The announcement of 0. E Lien, of this city, for the nomi nation of county auditor, of Rob erts county, subject to the will of the voters at tho spring primary appears in this issue of the Standard. Mr. Lien is an old resident of Lien township, hav ing moved to this city within the past few years, and has long been identified with the develop ment of the county is exception ally well qualified for the office and on account of his wide ac quaintance, looked upon as like ly to get the nomination. Coroner Taplin and Under taker Cahill, were called to Alto township last week Thursday, being notified by Clarence Hill that he had found the dead body of Ludwig Jenson a short dis tance from his home. The body was brought to Sisseton and an autopsy, held by Drs. Taplin and Sverre, revealed the fact that the deceased had taken poison, a bottle of which was found in his clothes. From what could be learned, the deceased was a man of good habits and well liked in his community, and no cause is known for his rash act. Miss Bertha Renner, of Browns Valley, has been the guest of her sister at the Commercial hotel, during the past week. Sh« has fully recovered from the effects of her recent operation. I The business man who makes I good prices and doesn't adver tise them in the Standard, is like the fellow who winked at the girl in the dark he knows all about it, but nobody else does. Sheriff Swanson returned on Monday from an over Sunday visit with relatives and friends in White Rock township. He says the breeze that fanned him on the return trip could not just exactly be likened to a summer zephyr. Mr. and Mrs. Will Opsal enter tained a dozen of their fiiends at a progressive whist party, last Friday evening. Dolph DeAr met carried off the head prize and Mrs. Palmer Berglund was awarded the "booby." Dainty refreshments were served. A newspaper, in speaking of a deceased citizen said: "We knew him as old Ten Per Cent, the more he got the less he spent he's dead, we don't know where he went but if his soul to heaven is sent, he'll own the harp and charge'em rent." Section 9319 of the code of 1905 reads ss follows: Any per son who shall unnecessarily ex pose any animal to heat or cold or leave the same hitched and uncovered in cold weather or storm is punishable by imprison ment in the county jail not less than ten days and not exceeding thirty days or by a fine of not less than $5 and not more than $100, or both such fine and im prisonment." Iver J. Johnson, a well known farmer of One Road township, has decided, to become a candi date for treasurer of Roberts county, subject to the wishes of the voters et the primaries in June, and his announcement ap pears in this issue of the Stand ard. Mr. Johnson needs no introduction to our readers, be ing well acquainted throughout the county is a man of good business ability and would make a good official. Missionary Meetiing. home of Mrs. O. P. Rask. The following program was given Hy mn—' 'Coronation.'' Scripture Reading-"Such gifts and Givers As God Loves—Mrs. Andrews. 1 Piano Solo—Mrs. Glasier. Vocal Solo—Mrs. Brown. Reading— "Esther Stanley's China Set"—Mrs. Knapp. Solo—Mrs. Hammond. The thank offering was taken which amounted to over twenty I dollars, Short tributes to the memory of Mrs. W. K, Morris, for years the president of the society was delivered by Mrs. Hammond and Miss Andrews. After a solo by Miss Harris the meeting resolved itself into a social gathering and refresh ments were served. Between forty and fifty ladies were pres- !ent. 1*7 Henry week in Matinee presenting Jeff at the Unique, nesday afternoon. Miss Mary Renner entertained a number of the lady teachers at a seven o'clock dinner, Saturday at the Commercial hotel, those present being Misses Streeter, Layden, O'Rourke, Simmons, Harris, Chmel, Dieter and Mc Conkey. At the conclusion of the dinner, the party repaired to the Unique theatre, where they enjoyed the performance as the guest of Miss Renner. Both the dinner and the subsequent the-1 FARMERS—Let us post you aire party were pronounced most• on seed grain and formalde enjoyable. hyde. Our free book will do it. The annual praise meeting of machine business in Browns Val the ladies missionary society of ley, was in Sisseton, yesterday on the Prrsbyterian church, was business. held last Friday afternoon at the' Farmers State Bank ROTECT YoiTRJ Family^ a bANIC ACCOUNT- PhlLLIP C. ARIVSQUH, the g.eat muiti-millionare Moat King first saved one hundred dollars from h5s earnings on the farm. Ho went from New York to California, there he got $5.00 a day digghig ditches. He still SAVEO—saved a few thourand collars. The first saving was the seed from which his vast fortuna grew. Your ROcrcsy will grow if you let us keep it. Make Our Bank Uelvig is spending the the twiu cities. 9c for pillow cases. "White Goods Sale. The Golden Rule. A boy was born to Arent Rise and wife on Sunday last, Jan. 28. 18-inch cotton toweling, 3V&C. White Goods Sale. The Golden Rule. Claude Bureh was down from Eddy the first of the week on business. A boy was born to Mr. and Mr Martin Opitz,of Eden, on Friday, Jan. 26,1912. Carl Rice, the Peever banker, was transacting business in) ilie city, Monday. Thurman Oraigo, of Wilmot, was in 1lle city yesterday iiHer noon on business. Mutt and i\ ci'y Wed- George Miller, Jerry Wilson and Dolph DeArmet spent Mon day night at Milbank. Miss Allie Kenne'dy was called to Tufford, Ontario, Canada, on Saturday last by the illness of a relative Economy Drug Store Pred V. Dale, formerly in the Mutt and_ Jeff at the Unique every Wednesday afternoon at the postoffice. 3:30 oelock. Bring your family. Mrs. Luella Koutz, of Veblen, is spending the week at the home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. D. F. Stevens. Mrs. A. J. Otto left Monday evening for Rockford, la., where she was called by the serious ill ness of her mother. Judge Taylor and Court Steno grapher Schnepper of IIuron,werf in the city yesierday to hear ar guments for a new trial, in the case of the State vs. Chas. Bailly, and attend to other eourt mat ters. Therg was a fire scare -at the Otto hotel early last Friday morn ing, wh^n the be'dding in a room occupied by a couple of Indians was discovere'd on fire. The fire wag soon extinguished and the Indians given a good scare. J-- -"'5| 9 Your Bank Frank Murray, of White Rock, was in the eity Monday,while on his way 1o Peever, wuue he is spending a. few 'days with his bro ther, Alec. Mr. Murray has do" eided to become a candidate for tlie office of .Register of Deeds and his announcement will ap pear in the Standard shortly. Mat.' Sarid, from near the North Dakota line, was arrested Satur day by .Sheriff Swanson, on the charge of selling intoxicating liquors without a license. Sand waived examination arid furnish ed a bond for his appearance at the next term of the circuit court. We will hereafter sell our best patent flour to consumers at the regular wholesale price— $1.35 a sack. Now is the time to buy your winter supply. 8i*seton Mill ft light Co. The Standard job department is the most complete and up-to date in this part of South Dako ta. We guarantee our work to uive entire satisfaction. Highest cash price for all kinds of farm produce—cream butter, GggSj poultry, hides and furs. Gordon Bros. Jeff and Mutt" will here after be at tlie Unique theatre every Wednesday evening. We can use all the good tur keys you have to sell Gordon (Bros. Gordon Bros, will buy your turkeys any time you come ill with them. Matinee Saturday afternoon from 3:30 to 5:30. Three reel* At the Star Theatre. For Sale Cheap—Large sia» Stewart heating stove. Inquire at Ice will be sold for the coming season at 25 cents per 100 pounds Leave your orders NOW for this price, at the Red Cross Drug Store. (30-31) See the "Folks from Vermont" at the Sisseton Opera House, Feb. 14. Prices 25-35 and 50 cents. A good load $1.00 Phone No. 41. of wash ice for Will Robinson, 69c for bed spreads at the White Goods Sale. The Golden Rule. Ole Nelson was down from Ef fington, on business, Tuesday. Legal blanks for sale at Standard ofrfee. •H The Matinee Saturday afternoon from 3:30 to 5:30. Three reel* At the Star Theatre.