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"Convict Life in the Ohio Penitentiary," at the Unique tonight. K. K. Bue and his nephew, Peter Mullen, came down from Wist Monday to deliver cattle to Frank Whipple. Claud Lurch was down from Berthold. N. v., last week to visit his mother and children. He returned home Monday. Capt. Steadman has been con fined to the house for quite a lit tle while. He is not exactly sick, but is not well enough to get out in rough weather. E O E I A E First Rational Bank of Slsseton, S. D. Do your business with busi ness men and you will du busi ness. Farmers' and Merchants Safe Depository OLDER THAN ALL Better Than All Officers: J. A. KICKERT, Pres. H. S. MORRIS, V. Pres. S. K. OLBERG. Cashier AND mm TXJ Chas. Perkins has recovered from an attack of the grip. Judge Knight was at Ortley a day or two this week on busi ness. Knives, Scissors, Silverware, Mrs. C. E. Andre of Vig was in the city Saturday. A daughter was born on Sat urday to Mr. and Mrs. Wickert. Mrs. M. Knappen spent Sat urday and Sunday in Minneapo lis. Thos. Hovland was a caller from One Road township Mon day. Thomas Thompson has been ailing the past week with an at\ tack of grip. The 9 year old son of Will Peter of Bossko dislocated his hip last week. Dan Knight came over from Vehlen to spend Friday and Sat urday with his family. The Standard has just printed a new supply of Summons blanks for justices of peace for Roberts county. They are sent post paid for 35c a dozen. Send in your order. Percolators Carving Sets, Silver Knives, Silver Forks Everything in general hardware Arthur O. Olson A baby boy arrived Friday night at the home of Vernon Larabee. Howard Babcock has been Webster again this week court business. Nels Johnson took his son to Aberdeen Saturday for an opera tion for appendicitis. The water pipes for draining the basement of the Thompson hardware store froze up last week and caused considerable annoyance. Mr. and Mrs. A. A. Peterson left last Friday night on an ex tended trip to Milwaukee, Chica go and other places. The trip is to include both business and pleasure. Mr. and Mrs. Ben Eaton who have been visiting with friends and relations in this vicinity the past four months left for their home near Hinsdale, Montana, this week. Dr. Glasier was called to Buf falo Lake a few days ago to look after Mrs. Holm who fell down the cellar stairs and fractured several ribs. Mrs. Holm is 65 years old and the fall was a quite a serious affair. The banks and the court house were closed Wednesday in honor of Lincoln's birthday. While a legal holiday in this state Lincoln's birthday is not a school holiday. Neither is Washington's birthday. 6 E. M. Ladies skirts pressed. 140. Prices from $IQ to $200 Record Cabinets Mahogany $12.00, Mrs. Dell Morrison, of Mar shall county, left last week fo* Pay nesville, Minn., where she will visit her mother and other rela tives. Manager Chausse of the Star theatre is constantly making im provements at his show house. The latest is a fine new curtain —the very latest and best—and a handy little stage. The Star theatre put on a fine entertainment Monday night, when Pilgrims Progress was given in four reels of pictures. The story was told by Mr. Knapp and Mrs. P. H. Brown and was much enjoyed by a fair sized crowd. The Brotherhood of American Yeomen had a meeting Monday night and initiated a class of 19 candidates. There is something doing among the Yeomen here at Sisseton and they expect to have one of the leading orders in the state of South Dakota. With the interest the members are tak ing they will doubtless have it Advocates of dairying as an industry suitable for the home steader are pointing to the ex ample set by William Enright, a homesteader near Timber Lake, who kept six cows, and an ac curate record of their products, and who states the six cows, during the period from July 1, 1911, to July 1, 1912, brought him in $400, or at the rate of 166.66 per cow per year. in Quartered Oak or $15.00, $25.00, $30,00 IQOO DOUBLE RECOUPS TO SELECT FROM The Racket Store BATS0N, Prop. The Store of Ton Thousand Bargains Phone (33-34p) A 9 pound boy was born Feb. 4th to Dr. and Mrs. Bobb at Ethan, S. Do not wish for a Monarch Get it at Thompson's Hardware W. F. Carlberer, John Akre and Dr. Brown have been attend ing the auto show at Minneapolis. Mrs. N. Wilcox returned home last week from Ft. Dodge, Iowa, where she had been visiting her mother since Thanksgiving time. The item in the Standard last week which stated that Mrs. Babcock and Mrs. Carlberg enter tained on two occasions, should have read Mrs. Marvick and Mrs. Carlberg instead of the way it was printed. We Sell the Bi«t Disk Grapbophones and Grafonolas Mr. and Mrs. H. Kurrasch and two children, Roy Aney, Carl J. Rice, daughter and two sons were up from Peever last Sun day to attend the meetings at the M. E. church, and were en tertained by Sisseton friends. M. E. Crockett has unloaded eight cars of the choicest ice from Big Stone Lake and has it packed away for next summer. The men had great luck with the ice and had it all out of the cars in three days. Mrs. Clyde Thompson of Dry Wood Lake township was brought to this city Friday. From here she was taken to Ortonville where she is waiting to know if an operation may safely be performed for appen dicitis. Her condition is very serious, with small hope of re covery. Rev. John Eastman of the Sis seton Agency, was in the city Monday while on his way to Sioux Falls. Mr. FWmfm has served as pastor of the Good Will Mission church on the Sisseton reservation for the past six years and is well and favorably known to many of the pioneer citizens of this dtj and county. Prior to accepting the charge at the agen* cy he served as pastor of the First Flandreau Church, holding the position for thirty years-Is long period of service in behalf of his race. Rev. Eastman in formed us that his boys are doing well and are still as enthusiastic over base ball as ever. Milbank fans will recall that George East man was at one time a member of the Milbank league team that won the pennant a few years ago.—Milbank News. A Happy and Prosperous NEW is my hearty wish to all. To my patrons I extend thanks for patronage and good will in the past. I take this opportunity to solicit your future patronage. C. J. Rice of Peever was county seat visitor Monday. City Auditor McKenna spent Sunday with the home folks in Grant county. Mrs. Henry Helvig was called to Iowa last week by the sickness of her mother. Miss Matilda Johnson, who has been at Coleridge, Mont., for the past two years and a half, is back for a visit with old Sisseton friends. She also brings greetings from Mr. and Mrs. Lew Onstad to old friends. A. M. Hartage of Summit was in the city Monday on his was to Sisseton. Mr. Hartage is a civil engineer and has been appointed county surveyor of Roberts coun ty and will undoubtedly locate at the county seat. He is a gradu ate of an engineering school in Germany and also attended school in France.—Milbank News. The court house "gang" on the first floor got up a very pleasant surprise for Mrs. Taplin, the new deputy in the office of Clerk of Courts Stevens. Friday was her birthday and it was remem bered by the others, who filed into the office with a good sup ply of candy and fruit and sever al tokens of remembrance. All had a good time and "congratu lations" and "happy returns" were offered. aj A son was born Tuesday to County Auditor Ray and wife.' Seed Select Mrs. Carl Schmidt of Luffman fell on the ice Sunday and broke' terday on business, her collar bone. Miss Lena Strand, who has been at various points in Canada for the past four years, is here for an extended visit with her sister, Mrs. Julius Aasness. Ford The Universal Car By the silence it keeps—the Ford is known to those who 1 quietness is irrefutable evi dence of inward rightneas. A silent motor in a stalwart car— the Ford contributes little to the din of the highway. Every third car is a Ford. Nearly 180,000 have been sold and delivered. New prices—runabout $626—touring car $600—delivery car $625—town ear $800—with all equipment, f. o. b. Detroit. Get particulars from Ford Motor Campany, Michigan and Four teenth Street—or from Detroit factory. W. F. CARLBERG, Agcst oats for sale—Swedish J. N. Spackman. (34-tf) Miss Tina Olson is spending a few weeks at Browns Valley with her sister. Ole Stordahl and H. O. Bor seth of Harmon were here yes- J. W. Bar ring ton took in the automobile show at Minneapolis the first of the week. Henry Otto came in from Boss ko Tuesday to visit his daugh ters and attend the revival. Mrs. and Miss Oliver visited at the A. A. Burch home in Min nesota township Wednesday. Olaves Myhre, clerk in school district No. 2, Harmon, was a county seat visiter yesterday. A. W. Monson, national bank examiner, is overhauling the ac counts of the two national banks in this city. He will find every thing o. k. The Socialists are preparing for a lyceum lecture course of five lecture to be given at the Star theatre. The first one will be on Friday night, Feb 21. I am unable to have store open the 15th as advertised, but will open Wednesday, the 19th, with a beautiful line of spring styles of millinery. Miss McQuillen. Ernest L. Barbour, the funny little man, huomrist, reader and impersonator, assisted by Miss Erma Gilson in comedy sketches, will be at the Unique Feb. 20-21 and give a fine entertainment.