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W »v k. •e*r« piejrrs, a .^'nrrhnoat of Hieleip VÖI.. 25 MILITARY TRAINING IS found to be in condition, the A GOOD THING:routes will be discontinued. It is understood that the post of- From all the angles of im-: lice department is very anxious proved self-respect, physical development, recognition of au- thority, and a better ed oi young manhood, the mili tary training has everything to commend it. There is a great difference between the three con svcutive years required in some European countries and what is contemplatd here. Nor is there any probability that the Ameri can spirit would ever lead our officers to assume or tolerate that arrogance and personal abuse of their inferiors in rank which has existed for years in the army life of Germany. This is illustrated in a story told a cu^ roundedne few days ago by a private in the national guard of a southern state, which had just returned i'romseveral months on the bor der. When they first reached Old Texas not a few of the members were fresh volunteers, with con siilerable to learn. Their com- Frederick Wilhelm Gustav mander a regular army man who Lindner was born August '25th had been many years in the ser- 1835, in Berlin, Germany. He vice, when making an inspec- grew up in his native land and tion at. two o'clock in the morn- came to America just about the ing. found one of the new men time of the Francho-Prnssiun who had been on sentry duty, war, settling in LeSueur Coun asleep. Next rooming the of- ty,Minnesota in 1866. Three down operating expenses and has siezed upon this plan as mtians of doin» tober lla of life, a class from which the into real men with respect for themselves, who now neither respect themselves or anything eles."—June Popular ics Magazine. The post office department at Washington has issued a notice to postmasers that an inspection of all rural routes is to be made w|th a view to looking over the conditions of the roads, and in all cases where rads are not iL therefore up to the people of the community to see to it that the route carriers must travel daily are put in the very best possi ble condition if they hope to re tain the routes which have so long been established. Having become accustomed to a daily mail delivery it woulr really be a source of much annoyance :'nd inconvenience for farmers to be obliged to come to the k.cal post office to get thir mail and mail their leters and pack ages. Bu it i« be go ai roads or nn mail delivery. 1 low are the roads on your route?— Browns Vallev Tribune. Post Trader at Fort Sisse ton Passes Awa. Abbot The incident however, not only! latter died in 1807. !ty or from the Labor distribut illustrates the need of proper Mr. Lindner was a member of ing points of the state and send qiv| training, but of that spirit of .the Masonic order and attended Ahem to the localities that need personal interest on the part of the German Lutheran church, .them. This is all donated ser- |, the officers in a well-meaning He was a man who had varied!vice. Do your part. Let every but' very raw recruit, which experiences in life and was ob-!farmer give his needs to the mark es the difference betwen servant of his surroundings, nearest Township Committee Americanism and Prussianism. His discussions of these exper- man. While military training will iences and observations were The following are the names fdo great things for the young erv interesting. |of the township Committeemen man of a good family and ster-j j-je died last Friday afternoon in Roberts County. ling principle, it will do vastly !at the home of his daughter, White Rock Village more for thousands of young Mrs. Byron Abbott, in this city N. E. Powell, White Rock men who have drifted into a. |aftr gradually failing in health White Rock Township more or less purposeless mode for several months. The re- Stephen Henderson White Rock majns era ant between the ages of 17 and 25 tendance from the surrounding! Minnesota Township were put into a military train-|country. Mr. and Mrs. Abbot! Albert Bragstad, Hammer ing camp today, the criminal cas-'accompanied the remains and Norway Township es would decrease 80 per cent to morrow. And when they fin ish their training, thousands would have been transformed ami Mechan- $ LOR.D NORTHCUFKE^ PHOTOS AMERICA lr ASSOCIATION fender was called before the of- years laterhe moved to Hutchin fi'-er, who read him the regula- son,Meeker County. Minnesota. FARM MELI' SERVICE Long Hollow Township t.ions and the punishment pre-, and in 1880 he came to South j^"s Peterson. Sisseton MM scribed in such cases. lie did Dakota to take charge of the During the period of war and Dry Wood Lake Township so in a firm but not unkindly trading post at Fort Sisseton. especially during harvest in ('. Swanson, Sisseton manner. Then he said to the During the time he was station- South Dakota, the State ('mm- Goodwill Township boy: "Do you realize that when led at the fort he made the ac- cil of Defense is endeavoring to \y E. Stevenson, Sisseton on sentry duty you occupied nul jquaintance of many of the ear-, maintain a system oi labor dis- Easter Township only a place of utmost responsi- Her residents of this section .tribution for the state. In each Fonder, Peever ii bility, but the highest position and he told many interesting a), the country'.'" stories of early life at the post. man has been appointed. Mr. pa! Inasmuch as the camp was He spoke Indian and French as Andrew Marvick is giving his many miles from the border, well as his native tongue. In time to the work in Roberts Co with thousands of troops be-,1890 he moved to California unty. He can not do it all. tween himself and Mexico the where he resided unt.i lilli,since Therefore he has appointed a private admitted it had not oc- which time he has made his man in each township or town curred to him. "But you did" !home in Britten with his daugh- eontinued the officer, "for as sen- ter. Mrs. Byron Abbott.. ship or town committeemen are One Road Township tinel you had authority to s1 op Mr.Lindner was married Oc- tor the convenience ot the farm- Johnson, Peever and challenge the president of and CarlBernhard. The from another part of the Coun- were taken to Litchfield, Victor Township great army of young criminals jMinn., Saturday evening where A. G. Molander, Victor are enlisted. It will make men they were laid to rest beside Rosholt Village of these. A Chicago judge those of his wife in the coun- Em.il Hostbjor, Rosholt who sat for years on the bench try cemetery near that city.! Lien Township of both the city and county [Members of the Masonic order:Gabriel Knutson Hankinson .criminal courts, syas: "Ifjof Hutchinson attended the t'un-: New Effington City every idle young man in Chicago there was a large at-} Carsten Eggen, New Effington Miss Margaret met them there. ,T. A. Gunnerson, Claire City -Britton Journal. Bossco Township John Melland, Sisseton Robert Reisdorf, son of Mr. Enterprise Township Mrs. Ben Reisdorf, who is: Edson S. Lang, Sisseton now a soldier in the First Minn.' Hart Township National Guard., is home on a Knut Tasa, Sisseton furlough. During his stay he: Harmon Township will interest himself in trying to Fred Sheldon, Rosholt get recruits for the army. Young men- can- volunteer for the army in the same manner they could before they regis tered.—Browns Valley Tribune. Sr.HERAL PcKbH Kins ALEXANDER. News Snapshots Of the Week county a County Committee- Becker Township to assist, him. These town- 7th, 1860 to Caroline Chai er to report his needs for labor. Alto Township the United States." The young Jotte Adelheid Hubert. Mrs. If there is no local help then the j_ Holley, Waubay Spring Grove Township man accepted the light punish-j Lindner died while they were at County Committeeman is asked nient imposed with a grateful Hutchinson, Minn. To this un- to supply the number needed. heart and became one of the ion two children were born: An- The county man can obtain men best soldiers in the company. Br van Township Sisseton Township O. A. Torvick, Sisseton Sisseton Village K. Bowe returned Thursday from a eeks visit in the cities IW. F. Carlberg, Sisseton SISSETON WEEKLY STANDARD SISSETON, ROBERTS COUNTY, S. I).. FRIDAY. it NK 22. 1917. HOV/ .pOT M.hM TA&S on. SS of LOAN KEPT PP.Oti rick ran MZ Almost simultaneously with tho :irrivnl of Oonornl IVrshlnt: lu England trftnenrlous plosion liluw up the tivrnnui lim* in liolglum jimi tlu British nmlcr «JtMiornl I'lnimM* tul vanci'd owi* stvitioui» 1 1 y- A. C. liarnctte, Summit Lee Township S. M. Howell, Wilmot Lake Township Peterson, Browns Valley Lock wood Township ...... Johnson, Big Stone Geneseo Townshiq Nelson, Corona Ch as. Garfield Township W. W. I loi r, Wilmot Wilmot City L. S. Höngen, Wilmot Springdale Township E. C. Eastman, Wilmot Summit Township R. Udseth, Summit Summit Village O. P. .J. Engstrom, Summit Ort ley Township Hauken Nelson, Ortloy Ortley Village ('has. Whitefoot, Ortley Claire City Joseph Ercink, Claire City GENERAL 1 PLUME R- section \vhi-h hud hotm in (Jonnaii lutnds siin-e UH4. Viiiis later gnve ticMU'ntl lvrsliing an vnthushtstli' welmmi». Shortly after I'resident Wilson's state meni oi' lei to iinssia the Rout mission renehed Vetro^vad. Willi the abdication of Kinu ('onstant ine and the plac ing of his second son, Alexander, on the throne tireek affairs took on a more favorable out look for the allies. Huge clocks were used by New York and other cities to show last day progress of liberty loan. William J. Clark, gunner on un American vessel, sank a submarine on his iwenty-flfih shot. Kngland sent Lord NorthclitVe, famous newspaper owner, to head her war mission in the Vnited States, where he is now o-ordinating the war plana of both countries. Browns Valley Lawrence Township Rice, Peever Peever c. Dudeck, Peever Agency Township •L Longstroth, Sisseton vVlLl.lAM CLARK ex (Iroccr I'avs His Customers A grocer in Fond du Lac, Wis. has introduced an inrotestingi isystem. He calls it the "cash and carry system." If his customers pay cash for!what himself.. it saves him the ex jpense of putting on more deliv-: I cry wagons, which he would have to do if he hadn't adopt jed this plan. It has increased his trade. It has given him De Luxe Trains No More Because of the governments appeal that all trains could possibly be spared from a very interesting sermon at the 1 1 luxe" train is a thing of the past! was one of the first, five minis at least until the present war ters of South Dakota. He came and rolling stock will be great-: ings Huron and Dead wood and William Burney, Browns Valley roads arc answering in the af-! er of the Aberdeen District. He Grant Township John Harrington, Sisseton 'iirmative. This is a very ap- came to this vicinity to visit his propriate time to discontinue all! daughter, Mrs. Earl Ripley, of things "de luxe." Many of us Hammer. have "de luxe" habits of spend-: ing money foolishly These The Benson Produce Co. is in (should be discontinued. I the market for your cream. }the benifil of cash in the till in-|[,.,K'c 'the days of credit and telephonei0'Kamzl ordering, when mother used to Isons why the cost of living higher is,that credit and deliv-! ^f' ." iery both cost money, which, of Dr. Field of Alabama visited r1' Auto Races Auto races are being planned on the Sisseton Speedway for Igood fast cars to enter the races and as the track is in excellant condition the people may feel assured they will see some good iraves. They will start at 4:00|as their goods he throws off 5 per Here comes Herbert Hoover, |vent If they carry their T)ur 1 ,r inert. Hoover says, among oth-! chases home he throws off an- other live per cent. If :family grocery bill is $25 a mon- (h() —which would make a tidy ad .... ,, ,' on food economy, Hoover, today dstion to the saving bank bal- ,. ,, 7 well with the grocers customers Moreover he is tickled with it 1 Practically every household wastes food stuffs. Women control 90 per ,or ,h(: g0,,tl oi 8 °^cs, trv, it is probable that the del people a great honor. Dr Field ., ,r ... the southern training camp ... iu ,0„. i. 4. High-salaried men are send- .. ., with Germany is over. The'here in 187G and was pastor at ... Dem ing, N. M. I he troops government points out that men Sioux Fals, Watertown, Brook- !the state. The funeral af the late Mrs. There has been a sufficient rain not only in Sou tin but over tin ''litire nor ths past week. IL. W. Tew was held Saturday fa]] of from the Presbyterian church, Dakota Rev. Irwin conducting the last. |)hwest within isad rites. A large concourse of Following the neighbors assembled to payjther is needed itheir last tribute to a departed friend. She was laid to rest in I the Sisseton cemetery. Rela tives present at the funeral :were: The husband and six Mary sister-in-'|10pe Official Inconsistency Every official in the various 0 avfi departments of state and nation jn jlc possible action by con gres before the crop moving be gins. cat! is urging the "peopul" to less and wear and do more. This is very beautiful in theo! ry. But the salaried fellows who are giving the advice so freely are not going to practic they preach. the President's food supply cx-inew ,.op er things, that America eats too m,lch ,, ,, On the heels of his appeal to th that means a saving of •ls2.50., .. .. ,, .. gave his views of eating in the ance says the Dnluth Herald. ,, .. ... S a a -t he plan it is reported takes ,. jitig to a telegram received at regimental headquarters fro* of his conclusions: Every one in the country more than is necesary. centiatively tht' roun",unted stead of credit on the books, .. The change to dismount cav I it isn't exactly new of course W°n'e" sh 0 learn lhe 0 x\as ... worst in the country. is, liy selling for cash only and .... ,, I he fourth meal—the late doing no delivering, they can supper—is one of the worst ex -and do sell goods cheaper, and .... travagances in the country. :many fake advantage oi the op- ,, funlry There arc shops that do some-:''1!1.1™''s 'known now, on the name or for thing like the same thing thati 1 18 onc 0 110 17 .... Hoovers remedy for tenden- -port unity to be thrift v. .. .. ,u ,. ,. .. lev to waste is as follows "he cost of living is vastly ... ., merit will remain the same as ihigher than it used to be before a su lc'cnt Xl-t'nKlve 1011 ,° vor"rr'1 c''',n ltis an land bv the use of women alii.' put a basket on her arm and go ,, troop commanders instructing ., over the country, we might in-•., ., shopping. And one of the rea- 1 is!^°iucti nto hou"iho,d H!tion sa 111 1 (0,m urmK. e, wa1, ,, We wonder how much I*riend ,. .. course the consumers have' to:.r ... mobohzation of the regiment. iHoover is going to sacrifice dur-... pay. ,, There will be no state mobihza-..., iinR al g°ing ,W1 ... ,. two for a (iiiarter cigar and such .. which our city last Sunday, preaching1 time when the troops arrive at things which have been absolu-|.. .... ... ,• tit l.1 telv necessary to his existance ,. ,. the operating schedules of the M. E. church Sunday morning, ... ... ern division. According heretofore.' We will bet a. .. ., .. railroads throughout the coun-i which is deemed bv the church: ... twin city papers, the location ot ., f. ,, r. 0 cl" ea ,, neck of potatoes against a lib-i., .. 10 erty bond loan that Hoover wilL .„ ..... ... 'the national guard I not sacrifice even a little bit j,. ,. tion of this division ou 01 ^e ',u 1C,a ne"S'ia''/"1S ly needed for its use and rail-'for six years was presiding eld-i^.s ter July 15, before the call for 1011 1,1 reCiU this, that and other things Wonder how much sacrifice these fat-salaried men have shown since the war started. Wonder if they have cut down their meat course or abolished pie at the supper table. Not on your life. WDM NO. 1 WARMTH NEEDED TO ASSURE HIGH CROP If warm weather is the rule 'next. Sunday, the 24th. John:for the next three weeks and. McCoy the manager expects six!rust does not sol in, South Da kota will harvest a record crop of small grains. This is the gencnal situation farmers summed up bv the o'clock, directly after the Chau-jand grain men, who have, .been :lauqua program closes. |closely watching the progress of I r:i warm wea th'1 farmers say not a sudden ho1, spell but a gradual rise in temperature. A few weeks of it and the crop will be ready to harvest. Mow than unusual interest chilthvn, AlbvrL Sjavhen in.ing manifested in crop con Bristol, a brother Mrs. j[t.ions this year by grain men, Nelson of Butler, a sister I Ion- btmlcers and government officials rv Vaiix of Bristol, a nephew the winter wheat crop far Mi', and Mrs. Ernest Vaux of Bristol, a niece and nephew Mrs Thurman of Webster a sis ter-in-law and Mrs Betsey fejar lien of Bristol, also a law. below normal the government looks to the spring wheat Sectio» to make up the de fecit. That this will be accomplished is the yH, fanners who have !cultivated every bit of available ground. Gnlin mtin oi DA K0TA 1 for the war department a be (should introduce a spirit ot ^mounted. It will go as dismo- cavalry." wil have no effect, so far as mation of the regiment. The regiment will be different from an infantry regiment in that re gulations governing cavalry still govern its troops insofar as pos sible. The makeup ol' the regi- for a cavalry organization. titK 111 Orders have been forwarded owns 'P^ ijy the adjutant general to all 'them in detail on the mobihza- of hteir troops in the troop !armories which is to occur on ,, July 15, preparatory to the tion however, the regiment to be brought together for the first I their training camp in the south ':h South Dakota |1()wing considerable inter- It is the general opinion that I congress should pass the food control legislation before the crop moving time comes. As it is now a foreign government could come in and buy up the CAVALRY TO BE DISMOUNTED Membes Troop First South Dakota Cavalry, may go to the borer dismounted, accord- Mts.Congressman Royal C. Johnson. I The telegram said: 'General Mann, chief of the militia bureau, states authorit- for organ iza vvill be at The will remain in their troop ar- mories for obout two weeks af- mobilization of the regiment in the south. The Standard office is com pleting the new directory for the Sisseton Exchange of the Dako ta Central Telephone Co.