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DiiiavtHism of Histnig Vol. 2-1 GRADUATING CLASS OF '17 He spoltc of the manv things ,• :o be ready to strike while we have! our allies with us or soon we! a a a a a a A -i can people have been lulled to I sleep. We must awaken and do! nig lass Makes rinal Appe.ir joni. ty to our countrv and toS iince Friday Evening ourllag, for what is worth living! under is worth dying lor is the! The Coininencenient exercises attitude we must take and tin n[ the .'lass ol 1917 of the Sisse- proudest day 111 the historv of ton High School was held at the Opera House ThursUav,evening. The house was packed with re latives and friends of the gradu ates 10 watch the large class that has ever completed the course in the Sisseton Schools commence a. new journey forth into a new life. While Miss Laura Stavig play ed a well chosen processional the class entered and took their places on the stage. Tneir som ber ur.ps and gowns was a great contrast to the beautilul stage decorations, lor the house was in gala attire tor the occasion. And vain and that each wore the'had done 111 the past twelve vearsj crown ut success. land closed with a last, larwell,! The invocation by (lev. I.rxvin I meaning. God be with you. I opened the program which was 1 l,, 0 ts L.. acconiplished in the Sisseton I I America shall see the stars and I stripes higher than all other col ors in other lands. In closing he said to the class, lie true to your country, your teachers, your parents, your I schools. II your task is hard, go ?(i: to it, for the man ahead is the man who works, who sticks. There is only one royal route to success and that is the woi route. M. G. Sate re next renderec an excellent vocal Solo which was heartilv encored. The Valedictory address tvas given by Lawrence Stavig, am us we looked at their voung in-1111 Ins loud larwvll to the Sisseton ielligent laces and then glanced School he begged that they might at their motto, which overhung! not be entirely (orgotlen, that I he stage, we could not help but the Sis set on people might ever feel that they had lived up to it, rejoice in their success and synr Dr. .1. A. Robertson, with a: followedeby a well received whist-! lew well chosen words present ling solo by C. V. Krebs accom- led the members of the class with I I niiiied at Snyder. leises closed with the ßeneiliction as Salutatonan bj Rev. Itudie, and thus from a very pleasing the Sisseton High School depart Ruth Olson next delivered address ol welcome. Speaking ed the Class of 1017 ot ahe many pleasures ol their! school life here and of their re- I Point Leak In Bone Dry Law gi ets ot leaving and ot their great debt of gratitude to their parents, teachers, school board and patrons of the school. I Sioux Kalls —It is asserted that under the new bone drv law to he Iconic effective Julv 1, anv reason I able amount of whiskey mav be purchased by making affidavit that |it is for "scientific purposes". I Under the net the term of scientific The speaker of the evening, F. W. Murphy, ol Wheaton, was then introduced by Snpt. Einer son, and he delivered a masterly, ,, .. .. ,, i, purposes is to mean purposes for ln-lptul anu practical address. It j1 is not saying too much to assert! that but few graduating classes! ... ... use of stich liquors. are permitted to listen to a commencement address so lull of rich suggestions for their best v(Torts. He chose for his sub ject "Ourselves". One which could not fail to interest all in attendance. Having been a close neighbor and a frequent visitor to Sisseton for some twenty years it is but natural that we should be interested in the same things. ing to make false auidavit. I ner- sonallv called he attention of sev Schools ring the past year in spite of our many handicaps: for we h'ave not tlie state aid that Minnesota has, and congratulat ed the people on the work hey had done in bettering the school in social and moral conditions South Dakotan "Before Congress For The community must center Farmers around its school, and that is Kellv of Pierre andj. M. fast becoming realized in Sisse- Anderson, president of the Kquitv eral members of the legislature to I it but it did not appear to be Lo I them serious, at anv aate tliev in it. Co-operative exchange, the farmers He then spoke ol the absent. sei I nj agency of St I'aul were member ol the Class, Syvert Aas: )osen ILt who answered his country's call, present the result of the gathenm and is now stationed at Key \Vest. to things we do or have done for someone else. We, as a nation, are confronted by a tremendous responsibility. We are charged by Europe of putting the dollar before the Hag. We entered the war at the darkest hour. But he who plays mnst pay. America must pay, must pay the price of saving the democracy ot the world by the blood of its citizens. We must follow the lead of our President and Congress where ever they lead, for we must soon the Kargo conference to congress next Monday. Florida, saying that the class and The resolutions adopted demand the people should feel more proud tiwt a minimum price of S2 per of this one att than all the rest bushel be fixed for wheat: $1 per he had done. lor all you get: ]3US|)e] f01. corn, sixty cents per out of life is the service you bushel for oats. This price, it give. All that counts is the was pointed out, would be sufficient The convention also demanded the enactment of laws prohibiting WDI autoed to Wilmot Sunday. SlSSKTON, UOHKKTS (i«a. the piano by Miss their diplomas and the exer-1 tributary be here and march in the parade. 11 which veterinary science shall prop erly and necessarily require the 1 is for the horse. By a local pa per Attorney General Caldwell is quoted as follows. I consider this a serious weakness. There appears to be slight limitation put upon purchas es that mav be made for scientific wClr«- »5 $200,000 FROM ROBERTS CO. the bond sale in this county and a especially if one be will-. campaign started that would push every way the sale of the bonds. The meeting was called by II. S- Morns of the Kirst National Hank of Sisseton and he was des nated as chairman ot the countv passed the law with this provision organization. Ralph Kastman of the hirst National Hank ot Wilmot was elected Secretary. Under the plan adopted at the meeting the county has been divided into sections, each section comprising the territory surround mg each village, and the matter of creating interest in the bonds and pushing their sale given over to the banks and business men in yillase. Patriotic meetings will be arranged and the purpose ot the bonds, the methods ot securing them and their value will be known thru the newspapers of the county In this work there is not one cent tor commission and the work inducement to cause farmers to produce the greatest amount pos sible, and at the same time result in a vast saving to consumers, pro viding proper restraint shall be. List of Liberty Bond Subacriptiona tici.ils over the state to placed oil the activities of gram gamblers and speculators. ol the sale of the bonds and the advertising ot them is gratis. Mc( chns Mc ,.ec Thoma ,. Petcrso"-11 Kn,"ht- Swansou "auki ui laiui liiuuuic. H. I,, spnvkman, H. J. Turner, B. M. Hansoti, O. .. S. Ophcmi. J. Hatlerton. Citizens tlONX Of the SeCI'etttFy Ol WdP, the Mr. and Mrs. A,"lrcw Morvlcki SISSETON WEEKLY STANDARD COUNTY, 8. !.. PATRIOTIC DAY Grand Celebration Will Be Held in Sisse ton, Tuesday, June 5th. The occassion of the nation-wide Registration for service of the aw United States will be fittingly observed in Sisseton, by a patriotic program which is now being prepared. time to be here and hear him. that then-efforts had not been puthize in their losses as the.v The parade will form at two o'clock in the afternoon followed by '5^ C. l.ivti. Olnt Mvlbv. A. S. Torgfvsou. C. T. S S n- S Liberitv Loan or that Amount a»irv vay. i»t Nati«m.i iinuk. s. n. oscrsou I 1 1 1 I I I I t() ie SOlCl here. jMay Diiv.litizvltsMiMv tt.»nk t»l winu ...... .. 1-ir.st Stutv Hank and R. H. Ivtslniiiu ot Wilmot. sed at a meeting of the bankers of this county held at Sisseton Tues day afternoon at which represent music and Senator Lawson's speech in the open air at the Court House. In case of rain the speaking will be at the Opera House. Particularly it is desired that all men registering here and in ",^,'^ 1 1 1 1 1 which all patriotic people should observe. county were present and an organ to be a legal holiday in the state mihtiii, members of the ization perfected for conducting, of South Dakota, and asks all people of the i)y M-°-KlL,lm''•to'-"L"I I ntiitsch. T. A. Cunnarxon. Total Sisseton t|ie Jor all gambling as to the future prices gens««, w. k. cnriicr«. if. i. MussinKimin. \, national colors on that day. of farm produce. iA FRIDAY. .ll'NK 1. The program will consist of a parade, Remember the date—Tuesday, June 5th. By proclamation! n.eband opened the of President Wilson, this day has been made a national holiday Kaub' Country Oiil.-iHv ot Siswl-.n ti. Ok* J. Ii. f.onn, olv S. Kiitfcx'ik. V'tnl Shrlri Köllen. .1. K. O r:t«iy. M. Mikk1vim. Ktrrml- 11. Tutiil JS50 0) other I'oint*» Summit H:uik. J. A. SUIKIIIITK. C. Mnuvn, 1'. I'eoplcs Stiilf ll.'iuk. Il iiik ol New klTinuluii both Roberts Cotuitv people should be of i':mn«t-n. Total I3SOO im I «'.rant! Total }J78S0 iff1 purchasers ol the greater share of It is asserted that a physician's the §200,000 allotments to this certificate will not be needed to county of the Liberty Loan bond make such purchase, simply sav it accoiding to the sentiment ex pi es Registration of South Dakota Soldiers Pierre—Governor Norbeck has a i.. u.= «mm«. .June"), and any such resident between the ages ol ^1 and 31, who are absent I rom their home precincts must secure the proper registration nlanks and forward tliein to the proper registration othcers so that they are received work of the eighth, nineth, tenth on or before that date. The up-1 eleventh or twelfth grade in the plication for blanks and instruc public schools creditably, and ti,.,t 11ions inust be made to the county who in addition serves an en auditor ol the county ol which listment of at least eight weeks the applicant is a resident, who the patriotic ranks ol agricul- HUT band and vocal music and patriotic ad-i„r dress bv Hon. James Lawson of Aber-!"1,,V1V,'|U'UL '7 hearing, and on an occasion like this we can tell anv of our readers who do not! know him that it will be well worth their "The council of defense for this state therefore requests you to arrange for the observance of registration day l,y appointing such committees as you deem best, whereby th. recommenda tions oJ the secretary ol war be carried out in your city. 'We leave to you and your committee the arranging of such program as you deem advisable for the day. but would suggest the closing of business houses for a portion of the time, the I putting on of a parade at a given 1 issued a proclamation declaring a a a I a a a whereby all who registered ,u formed in line and headed by a a a 1 c'l'.V ask ,'istration on that day. you through the press of .vour! is ready to supply the necessary ture this season. The document As RUST NATIONAL ii:NIK. I- A. KIEKEN, I June ii a holiday, and it is iH-rK. Howard ii..iK.-ock, nrdoi, ii,,iKock. iicury: HOLIDAY The state council of defense, at the request of Secretary Bak t| uuste(j S. Morris. Mnrtlia I ».Morris, Khzulx-th. Morris.: siOU WOflf Of SOUtll Dakota, or John Hutula, Julia Otto. Stamz Itrother*. J. A«|^tlC.etS and UUSinOSS hOUSOS be I,.. ... ROIKTISOII, J.K. CIHKS, Hrnuk MCKFIMA. JN.U.S I decorated with bunting and the I .. 1 Ttinniiiu t,.» I AtHtiKhmn. ter discussing the recommend a-! nnttsch. T. A. CtinnnrMoii. I $13.2111) «i the following statement: the Cook home. G. A. blanks at any time. Many ques- will be in the shape of an at attended for manv years lions are being asked as to this! tractive diploma, and the state —Summit Independent. particular leature of the law. 'council asks all county superin .JUNK 5 re. secretary that management ol the ex ten- t,ie Af- I Summit Kniertains l.arge Crowd Perhaps was that the weather man thot he old settlers deserved it or perhaps it was an accident but lie that us it may, Wednesday I was an ideal dav tor the observation I of the Jfitli anniversary ol the I opening ol the Sisseton Keserv lationat Summit. Folks began lo idri'iblein Iroin the countrv eailv and bv noon there was a llood and belorc thev stopped coming the crowd was ,1(liivi,hk I deen, Senator Lawson is always worth !Slimi,m «i,|v «-nh im 11. officials and led by a band state to assist j„ in oeeed to some point for to secure a full -. nolle, address. A request from you through the press of pat- tllt Under the regulations which lhat all buildings have a lib-j The school exhibit xv-is 1-irirelv othce any person liable for regis-. oubtedl. meet with prompt trillion under the selective con response.' -^Iie street scriptum act. must so register on! council is also sending out a letter in which they call alten iciting "e «iiircren« mo„ev. T,„e g.av hairs wee tllerc 1,1,1! with tliein was the air ot success. .. bunting and presented a gala ar pearimce. program opened with some 1 selections bv the Summit band lollowed bv smgmg by the school (llee Club. Mr. O. II. Dingsor, a head ol the local ad mimst ration welcome:! the visitors, then Chairman Kiigtrom intro duced Hon. Tliad I,. Fuller ol 1 splviulu Milbank who delivered a splendid 'patriotic address. Mr. Fuller is a forceful sjieaker but cvr thc seriousness of the present times he made an un usually strong plea for patriotism. school ho sc noon pro-j "ion Geo"? u\ Milbank was the speaker. Vr Kix began bv reteiingto „ome of his earlv experiences on the res ervation an in a most pleasing manner told of the political cam pa ig ns in the early days when paigns were in vogue. Manv old settler in 111 be red well some of the occasions he referred to Mr. Rix also touched »»on the war and in elequent words pro" phesied the end of the war would see democracy firmly installed in th( o]( worU1 as hc ||ew- He was listened to with close attention and his speech was thoroughly appre ciated. The May Pole exercises at the srlviol were one of the features of the day. The girls, little and big showed perfect training and went 'I through their exercises with a IT- ., 1 time and have the money ready, :ased I upon teachers and pupils alike. sports were hotly were close and ex llleste ,| lion to the recommendation ot Kvervone bought a tag from the Governor Norbeck that the coun- school year who has done the scllool dotier a recognition diploma"!,.^, them a nice sum towatd to any boy who during the past ive industrial commissioner will the farm work asked of them. Mrs. Lloyd Gleason and child- state council of defense makes I ren of Claire City are visiting at j„ the lendents and school principals to I supply them with the names o. the boys who are entitled to' N. p|ie children and their tag day tlu ir piano One of the most pleasing feat ures ot the dav was the opportu nity afforded the old settlers to get. together and talk over old times. Many were the groups of old tnends recounting the days of '9/. It was a great day and will memory of those who cllt worms .... ., such diploma that they tnay re, ci, is (.idling upon the local _of-: ... ... foreman of the State College sub June lltli i. any ceive official recognition. miilce are not placed locally, the no CHAUTAUQUA PROSPECTS GOOD Hig Attendance Expected at Sisseton Assembly If the signs point right, we are going to have a most successful jChautauqua this summer. It is a little early perhaps to go into de- one of the largest mils of the Chautauqua plans, and Summit's history. It was an or dinarily dressed crowd, one whose appearance in any town 25 years otiid have evoked surprise. The transition from the ox team to ilu1 automobile was no more in fact nianv of them are not yet derided lipon, but with the an nouncement of the program and the general interest which is al= readv manifest, the indications are that the week will he not only one of pleasure and profit, but one in which a great many people will He mimencelv interested. It mav be that von are planning vi ,vat ion this si,miner. In thHt riise (lo„-t look fllP |, to distance ice in whieh to spend the or a place in which to spend time. You mav not be half as comfortable the hot weather elf visiting as right here at home with entertainment and amusement and all the big tilings ot the Chautau qua brought ight: to you. The program is nicely varied Willi features that will be of special interest to everyone, with an abundance ot music and entertain ment to make the week delightful and highly entertaining through out. We are looking lora good num ber ot farmers in Chai'tauqua week Thjs js splelldi(1 ll"f|tl'e™,toeuM"p« j, time for bit«, the: werk a a a davs lo enjoy some of the good tilings without which farm life becomes a tedious drudjjery. It is expected that th'^i xx'ill he good attendance from all the a neighboring towns. As to the sale of the season tick ets, every live business man i* town will have tickets to sell when the time comes. No one need be troubled about finding a place to get. tickets. But the Committee is not going to fool themselves by sitting by and waiting for persons to come in and buy tickets Thsts all very well in theory, but the way to round them up is to go out and bring tliein in. So you mav de» Tiewl on it, someone will call o» you within a short time. And it would he fine for you to have your mind made up to go by that 0 ssetl to come. thing of putting ou a Chautauqua as everyone knows, S ,l,bllc s,mted work and fer what they can to make the werk of these public spirited citizens as I easy as possible. Sisseton is known as a town of I splendid churches and good schools and alongside of these should come a good, strong Chautauqua appeal nig to all classes ot people of the entne community. Such a Chau tauqua we propose making this. hi all probability all the busi ness men of town will have season tickets for sale and these among them in particular: Stavig Bros., Waletich & Pint, floklen Hille, Kcxall Drug Store. Red Cross Drug Store. Peterson Clothing Co., iCarlberg Co., Kirsc National 1'ank, I, Olsou Olin Co.. Citizens Bank, Max Dadvand others. poison tor, Mr. Ii. C. Gamm, Secv., ot the winch has been success Chautauqua Committee will o|eu I fully used by Krank L. Sutherland I offics in the Post Office Building I station: One half pound of paris green to 20 gallons of water and enough wheat bran to make a thick mash. Apply half a spoon full to each hill of corn just as the corn is coming through. This formula has saved a whole field of corn when surrounding and un treated fields were lost from cut worms. The Chautauqua dates arc June 24—29 Inc., 6 days. New it the Golden Rule White shoes, pumps and sport oxfords for Ladles and Children. Comfortable Stylish pumps and oxfords in Shoe Soap Kid leather. MA Men's Walk-Over Shoes. ^A^ •*-15 &