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The Sisseton weekly standard. (Sisseton, Roberts County, S.D.) 1892-1929, July 16, 1915, Image 4

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l$y Walter L- Johnson
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Local ad. 5c per line per issue
What Would You Do?
If yon were running a new
jiajier would yon always 'give
the people lie news?''
would you let othercon~idera
tiniis constrain you to refrain
from giving publicity to mat
ters which would give pain to
innocent parlies, 11 ere are a
few illustration-: A young
man has been indi.-^-reet in
his company, is led to drink
ing and quarreling and is ar
rested. A friend comes to the
editor and asks him not to
mention the affair in the .pa
per, because it will be seen
lie re by Iiis mother, a good
woman, and grief cause her.
Hut if kept out of the paper
she probr.bly will never hear
of it. What would you do if
you were the editor? Would
you deem it necessary to give
the public, this item of news,
or would you put the mother
and young man first, and for
get it? A man living in another
community at some distance
lias committed a shocking
crime. Relatives come to the
editor and ask that no public
ity be given to it in their
community, because of lie
shame they think it. would en
tail upon the family name.
They are eminently respect
able themselves and worthy
of consideration in making
such a request.. What would
you do if editor? Would you
deem it necessary to exploit
this crime and tell of the rela
tionship of the perpetrator to
prominent people of your city
Or would you consider their
feelings and wishes, and cut
it out? A young woman yet
in her teens goes wrong in her
relations with a young man
with whom she is keeping
company. 11 er parents learn
the facts and take steps to
bring about, legal reparation,
by marriage. The editor is
asked, for her sake and that
of the young people, to ignore
the matter, though aware of
all the facts. What would you
do if editor? Would you tell
the story in the paper to
the couple and their relatives,
or would you cover it up? A
man, well known in this city,
gets into trouble elsewhere.
The story reaches the city
through con net!
ng channels of
newspaperdom. There are
those whose connection to
him is such that local publicity
of his disgrace would cause
shame which they are not en
titled to bear, and they and
their friends ask the editor
not to publish the story.
What would you do, if editor?
Would you give the public
the news, or would you have
regard for those who would be
uujustly shamed by giving it
general publicity? These are
cases which have come to
the editor of the Telegram for
decision within the last few
months. And though the pa
per prides itself upon "giving
the news" it must be confess
ed ibat four "good stories"
HK'l'CaSCll 11-111: 1 f( l|' I lie 11
I I I W I- I I
TIht' is Ii" liiiad aIid l'a-t rule
Subscription #1.50 Per ear. fur a cuiisoiciiUnu-: editor who
Official Paper of County and City
wishes to Use his paper to Lret
I-i .. II.IM'I 1111^ .-tun 1 ii.u liefe
a s- e-
,, l! is neeessarv lor the ireiier
Special rate 011 contract.
1 1
1 al we IIa re and it should he
given. 1 'ail when if does not
I appear lo he neeearv, it is
I well to waive considerations
of news enterprise and have
rcirariI f.r lie welfare if -nl-
jirits and the feelings of relat
ives and fi iends. I lead wood
A Queer Game.
gathering is a ipieer
lie 1 Jardlier iazelte
following: "A son
game. 'I
tell- the
was born
Rodney I'oWell. 'I he
Voll 1 ig-
ilninp and lusty.
I ster is hi
I a in I has a shock of hair so long
I that the proud dad says al
ready he needs a hair cut.
I lere was the father striding
ichestily about the streets
I there was a fond grandma
ismiling happily. and yonder
a greatgrrndinother smiling
even more happily. 11 iilier
and yon were scattered over
tin.' community a company of
rejoicing uncles, cousins and
aunts—yet the (lazette never
heard about the all-important
event. I! seemed dad was ex
pected to tell the editor and
dad, who thought the arrival
of the boy would be the talk
of the town, didir seem to
think it was necessaty. lie,
doubtless, I bought the good
news would lie emblazoned
on the clouds, whispered in
every gentle zephyr and
shouted in every gale, but
even the best of news isn't
self-publishing nor dues Moth
er Natue stand sponsor for it.
When .Rodney got his copy of
the Gazette and eagerly scan
ned the pages and found 110
mention of the most import
ant event of the season, he
gave a gasp of astonishment
and then indulged in some
lurid language, after which he
rushed out to lick the editor
but, happening to think that
he hadn't even given the
editor the news, compromised
by taking a handful of cigars
to the aforesaid editor and
promising to do better next
Church note—The Beards
town Banner reports "Sunday
night the choir was full, and
music therefore excellent."
We notice that in latest is
sue of the (.'oilrant, that, Edi
tor Croal has opened his
mouth and let his usual wad
of slime tly at the Standard.
It is said that it is so wet
over at White Rock at the
present time that even Editor
Squiers gets sea-sick walking
down main street.
Brer Croal is in a position
where he must scratch his
pet aminal—the democratic
mule—behind the ears very
gently or he'll—the ass we
mean—will kick the butter
off old goggle's bread.
which would have made an I the same kind of "critter."
A man who won't stand up
for his own folks is a poor
stick. And the man who,-—
British Jackie's Slangy De
scription of His Activities.
"Saw uur uoat Outside Constanti­
nople r.'J a •_ Her 'Tin Fish/"
Member of Crew of E-11 Says In De­
scription of Underwater Cruise
Through the Dardanelles.
London. Tli«' following ivr'Hint hv
••tie !lie nvw of Hit
vxi'luit «.f tin
Mritish siibmarinv lv 11, fur whivh
Lii'iih himi 'iiium mhT Nasmith rv
v»i\ vl Ihv Victoria «Toss ami vnvli "l
his men tli«* ilisiituruislivd svrvirr iihmI
a!, has .lust liiM-ii rerrtwd here front tin
I lanlanHlfC
"\W ivt'i i11111i'os oiic montinn about
and strnmrd toward I hi- I lanlativUt»!?
ami itivi-il as day was luvaking, and—
\v«*ll. LT»I through tIn* narrows (. K.,
arrived on I hv other side and saw twe
battleships. We were gel ting ready tu
torpedo one of Vm when they s|*»tted
us, opened lire on us and nipped, bunk
ed and ran a way.
"We then journeyed »n for a mile or
two and then went to the bottom and
rested until about S p. m.. when wv
eanie up. It was dusk so we looked
around. Nothing In sight. Wv broke
the surfaev and entered the sea oi
Marmora and humped around for a
few days without sighting a tiling un
til Sunday mornint:. when we were «liv
ing outside of 'onstantinoplv and saw
a big gunboat, and at. a. m. we
gave her a 'tin lis!».' By a. m.
she was no more but before she sank,
while she was listing over, they opened
lire on us.' The seeond shot hit our
perls« ope and 'done it in.' That gunner
must have been a eool eard, eh?
"')u Monday we sighted a steamer,
('.'line to the surface alongside her and
told her to stop. She stop|K-d, and the
men were so anxious to get clear that
one boat capsized. No lives were lost.
There was a Yankee correspondent
aboard who tried to bluff no good,
though, 'cos an otlicer and two men
boarded her and discovered site had a
six inch gun, several gun mounthms
and fifteen inch ammunition aboard.
So we blew her up.
"A few minutes after we sighted an
other steamer and told her to stop. She
wouldn't. We chased iter into the har
bor, and when she was securing along
side a pier we torpedoed her.
"Soon after we sighted another
steamer ami chased her till she ran
ashore. We were about to board her
when some cavalry came up and open
ed lire. We replied and dropped a few,
and then dived and torpedoed the ship,
"Next day our skipjHM* decided on en
tering V'onstantinople. To make a
long story short, we got into the har
bor without mishap and lived two tor
pedoes. one of which sank a transport
loaded with tno[ and the other ex
ploded on shore somewhere. We learn
ed afterward that it caused some panic.
The troops refused to go on another
transport, the s| oms closed, and peo
ple ran up the hills—in fact, it caused
uproar for a time.
"The following Friday morning we
saw live' transports escorted by de
stroyers. We banged the lirst and big
gest. one, which sank in about three
"A few days later we went back to
our old corner, where we sank those
other three and caught a supply ship
"A few days after we torjK»doed a
(ierman transport and then we got no
more blood for a time. On our way
back, just before entering the Narrows,
we sank another transport. That was
our farewell smack.
"tVh11 we broke surface that even
ing Wv found a mine hanging over our
bow*. We eliucked it off as quick as
lORsthtft, when our escort vame up,
gave us *hree cheers and off we went.
"When we entered the harbor it was
dnrk. Had it been daylight the admi
ral would have made us steam round
the fleet. All the ships we passed as
we were making for the Adamant
cheered us. The Adamant, although
tlie smallest ship of 'etu all, gave us
the best cheers. It was good to hear
It nnd to know that we had at last
done something worthy of praise."
But Bey Is Expected to Be Himself
llolsington, ICan.—There Is ense In
I lie hospital In tills city that is at
tracting the attention of physicians
throughout western Kansas. Clay
Hrewster, fourteen years olil. the son
of a McCracken man. was the victim
of an ncciilental shot from a gun three
weeks ago. a small bullet striking him
In the left eye ami passing through
the cerebrum of the brain, coming out
through the top of the brain.
Tn passing through the brain the hul
let 11(1 not actually destroy any of the
brain cells. twit severed the nervous
libers. The bullet was removed.
Voting ltrewster was unconscious for
several days and no hopes were en
tertained for his recovery.
He has regained consciousness and
recotf Ji'/.CB friends and makes his
wants known by signs. ITe cannot
talk, und Ills right side is paralyzed.
The aitcafllng physicians say that lie
,, 'lit I will rpfOPft, nnd there win nrobnblv
Uphold his own town is
?Sfeetn from the Injury.
The "Snowball" is one of the
best Dally type machines we
have found.
In the Eden you have
the latest in Electric
ash machine. Come
and see how smooth
it runs.
British Ruins, Dating Back to Bronze
Age, Will Be Auctioned Off.
Stonehcnge, the most famous of Brit
ish ruins dating baek to the bronze
age. Is to go under the auctioneer's
hammer in September. The property
to be sohl includes ii,400 acres of farm
land, the estate of the Antrobus fam
ily. The principal building is Ames
bury abbey, past which tlows the Avon
river. The property to be sold is lo
cated in a corner of Salisbury plain,
where Canadian troops and many regi
ments of Uritish territorials are en
camped, and includes a considerable
portion of the ancient town of Ames
Stonehenge- literally hanging stones
—is the remains of a great prehistoric
structure. It consists mainly of a cir
cle of vast atones, nearly half of them
now prostrate, averaging about four
teen feet in height, which originally
supported a number of huge horizontal
stones. There is an inner circle of
smaller stonesv and within tills circle
several pairs of huge stone columns ar
ranged elliptlcally. The exact purpose
which the great structure originally
served has never been definitely estab
It is probable that Stonehcnge will
become a public property, through pur
chase either by the state or by some
historical society. A few* years ago
there was reason to fear that the
stones might be sold and taken to the
United States. At that time the Brit
ish Footpaths Preservation society
tried to purchase the acreage which in
cludes all the imiK)rtant ruins, but the
owner's mice of $250.UU0 was consider
ed^ excessive and nothing came of the
Our Line of Washers
Why let your wife spend her time and health over the wash tub
these hot days when the family wash can be done by improved ma
chinery at a very small cost. Our line of wash machines are not
confined to one make, but are offering our customers the best from
various factories. Our assortment is now very complete.
Hand or power machines
1 horse power
Why run chances on some new
inferior invention when you can
buy the old reliable Fairbanks
and Moore gasoline engine at
nearly the same price.
We also sell the "Picnic" washing machine at $7.50 and the "Women's Friend"
cylinder machine for hand or power at $11.50
It is a pleasure for us to show goods and explain as well as we can the workings,
so when in town come in and see us. W will treat you ri^ht.
Immediately afterward the owner.,
the late Sir i-Mnmnd Antrobus. lt.nl
the monuments and the'grounds sur-'
rounding them fenced in with barbed
wire and vollevted twenty-live vents
from all visitors. The Footpaths Pres
ervation society contested the legality
of the erection of the fence, hut after
a long tight the courts decided in Sir
Edmund's favor.
K. P. Maldaned reports custom
ers greatly pleased with the (JU1CK
action of simple buckthorn bark,
glycerine, etc., as mixed in Adler
i-ka. This simple remedy drains
the oldjfoul matter from the bowels
so THOROUGH that O F.
SPOONFUL relieves almost ANY
CASH of constipation, sour or
gassy stomach. It is so powerful
that it is used successfully in ap
pendicitis. Adler-i-ka never gripes
and the INSTANT action is sur
The enjoyment of sight-seeing is
the main reason why you are going
West this year—therefore, you will
want to select a route that will pro
vide the utmost in scenery and
The cool northern route of the
Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul
Railway to the Pacific North Coast
is pre-eminently the rente of thrill
ing mountain views. It penetrates
the heart of three great ranges—
the Rockies, Bitter Roots and Cas
cades- with every mile of the jour
ney disclosing some new vista of
loveliness—all close at hand to be
enjoyed from the all-steel, across
continent trains, "The Olympian"
and 'The Columbian."
The state now has power, under a
law passed two years ago to inter-1
vene at »my time for the protection
from sale, removal or injury of any
monument In private hands which there
is reason to believe is in danger.
Side trip to the wonderland of
Yellowstone can be made from
Butte and to Rainier National Park
from Tacoma. If desired you can
leave the train at St. Maries, Idaho
and without extra cost take the
Shadows'" a forty-mile
boat trip down the picturesque
"Shadowy" St. Joe River to
Spokane, where the journey over
the "Milwaukee" is resumed. This
is an exclusive feature of this route.
From Seattle and Tacoma you
journey south over the Rainier
Shasta Route to California, thence
return home direct from either Ivos
Angeles or San Francisco on the
steel-equipped "Pacific Limited"
over the Central Route of the
In this year of low fares you can
Liberty Bell power machines
With Electric motor attached
..powEBi:' 5
see a vast extent of the wonderful
West at moderate cost. Investi
gate now. Send or call for west
jern travel literature and full infor
mation. Addre.-s local agent of
the Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul
juvenile Autos
and hundreds of other
fine prizes for boys for
selling the
St. Paul Dispatch
St. Paul Pioneer Press
Suuday Pioneer Press
We want boys in every
town. We have a special
proposition for you.
W rite today—
Circulation Department
The Dispatch Printing Co.
St. Paul, Minn.
If you are not keeping up
to the times on war news or
other world events, it's be
cause you don't read the St.
Paul Dispatch or tjie St. Paul
Pioneer Press. Write for sam
ple copy and convince your

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