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The Sisseton weekly standard. (Sisseton, Roberts County, S.D.) 1892-1929, June 29, 1917, Image 1

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one for uttering threats against iS(,n ^*ews
the president and other officials,!
were made by United States De-
puty Marshal Cameron at Fair-j',al
mount, this countv, Mondav. !pohc-v
Arraigned before U. S. Com-yoar
missioner, William C. Green
in Fargo Mondav evening
William J. Halev, E. A. Camp-:
bell and L. M. Kauffman, farm-
ers residing near Fairmount,
charged with failure to comply
with the registration regulations
prescribed by the president un
der authority of the act of Con
gress approved May 18, 1917,
waived examination and were
bound over to the federal grand
jury. Bail was fixed by the com
mount, waived examination and
was bound over to the federal
Held for Alleged Draft Evasion |who swore to the warrants for S3.000 Mystery at Summit
the arrest of the four on in forma
Three arrests for alleged eva-j*'on burnished his office by Rich
sion of the selective draft and'a,K'
officials. —Hankin-
Pierre —The state land de­
has decided^ upon a
of one
apportionment a
of the mcomc f,md for Ule
schools of the state in-
"10 tinier policy oi
»-annual apportionments,
Tllls has been
missioners at $ "00. which they l)0IH'e(' filty were in favor of the
furnished. The defendants say i0110 apportionment to tour desir
they are past military age, the,'nkr the old plan to continue. 1 he
burden of proof resting with the
government to prove they are
upon since
the fund will draw its share of
the interest on daily balances
Irom the state treasury. A
circular letter was sent out to
the county auditors of the dif
t'ernt counties asking them their
views on one or two apportion
ments annually, and out of lil'ty
t'our counties which have res-
cu^-s ('°wn
*he work lor
al|nty oiiicials, and allows
(. the fund to increase from the
Robert Henning, also of Fair-'!n'urest
*-'1e tund while it
deposits. ^f„v
I Attorney General C. C. Cald
well, who recently moved his
grand jury when arraigned be
fore United States Commissioner
\Y. C. Green Tuesday morning, ollice from Pierre to Sioux Falls
charged with making threats,has appointed E. R. Winans, of
against the president and other this city, to the position of as
oiiicials. Henning, wlio is sec- isistant attorney general. The
ion foreman on the Soo railroad appointee has been engaged in
at Henning, told the court that'the practice of law in Sioux Falls
he was "only fooling" Bonds for a period of fourteen years,
were fixed at $2,500, which he For some years he was a part
furnished. He is about 15 years ner of the late Senator Kit.tredgv
of age. The last session of the legislature
"These seditious statements passed a bill authorizing the at
must be stopped," declared torney general to appoint anoth
United States District At tor- er assistant in the department,
ncy M. A. Hildreth this morning —Sioux Falls Ex.
The dealers' sincere and implicit confidence
in this car must have impressed you.
You will find this so wherever you go. All
of Dodge Brothers dealers may not say
the same thing about the car, but it is
obvious that they think the same thing.
The gasoline consumption is unusually low
The tire milage is unusually high
Prices:—Touring Car or Roadster $835 Winter
Touring* Car or Winter Roadster $1000 Sedan
or Coupe $1265 (f. o. b. Detroit)
Sisseton, South Dakota
If anybody can find the Farm
ers Bank of Summit and if Mrs.
A.Aasen has $3000 on deposit
there, certificate of deposit No.
485 issued by the Farmers Bank
of Summit and signed by XV. M.
.Miller .cashier, may be paid to
the 1st National Bank of Brain
erd, Minn., which sent: the certi
ficate for collection. As yet no
one has found the Farmers Bank
of Summit and the certificate
therefore' remains unpaid.
Wednesday the 1st State Bank
of Summit received from its cor
respondent in Minneapolis for
collection certificate of Deposit
No. 485 issued by the Farmers
Bank of Summit to Mrs. A. J.
Aasen for $3000 and signed by
W. M. Miller cashier. The only
endorsement was that of Mrs A.
J. Aasen. The certificate was
the ordinary lithographed certi
ficate and bore the name of the
Farmers Bank, Summit, S. Dak.
lithographed upon it There is
no Farmers Bank in Summit and
there never has been therefore
the certificate is fraudulent. Now
the Milwaukee agent at Marvin
is A. .1. Aasen and his wife is at
Braincrd. The family formerly
lived here. How the family
came to be mixed up in the mat
ter is a mystery which will not,
be solvetd until the Brainerd
Bank is heard from. Mr. Aas
en at Marvin says he does not
know anything about it. The
First State Bank of Summit
promptly wired their Minneapo
lis correspondent that the certi
ficate looked suspicious but no
word has been received from
them.—Sumit Independent.
Auto Races Were Good
present was well pleased.
compensation is two weeks, but
|if the disability continues for
The auto races on the Sisseton,eight weeks or longer the com
Speedway last Sunday drew the |pensation is computed from the
largest crowd ever in Sisseton.!date of injury. The employer
There were five entries: McCoy must provide first aid and niedi
iof Sisseton entered two cars, Mr.jcal service, but not to exceed the
Halls of Ortonville driving the amount of $100.
Peerless and McCoy the Chal-| In case of death four times
I mors, the Daxenberg of Web-!the average annual earnings will
jster. a Buick from Fairmount,|be paid, but not less than $1600
iN. D. and a Ford from Ort on- nor more than $3000.
Every employer subject to the
A two mile race was pulled provisions of the law must fur
first for positions in the ten nih the industrial commission
mile race, McCoy coming in er with evidence that he has com
first, the Duzonberg second and plied not later than August 1st,
Halls third, the Buick fourth and 1917.
I the Ford Fifth. The administration of the law
I The ten mile race was a won-1 will be in the hands of the Indus
ider. After a few laps the
Ford and Buick were so far be
hind that they pulled out leav
ing the track to the other three ation of the law should be ad
icars. Halls and the Duzenbergi dressed to him.
had as fine a race as anyone
would want to witness and at Lester Price Dead
I times it was almost impossible I
!to toll which one was going to! Lester Price of this city pass
win. The Chalmers engine got
wai'in so McCoy could not make!:^ei'
trial Commissioner at Pierre,
and all correspondence and mat
ters in connection with the oper-
feet behind the winners. Halls twenty-six years ago and
won the first place by about f01' I'*10 greater part of his life
thirty feet. There were no mis-
haps'of any sort and every one
Workmen's Compensation Law iwas
[Compensation Law which goes 'Jovn' *-xy°
law in case of suit of injured Im
iworkmen against their employ-
Under the |,v every employer
of labor, regardles of the num
ber of his employees is placed
automatically under the law the
'first of July, except farm and
agricultural laborers, casual lab
orers, domestic servants, rail
I road employees engaged in inter
state or foreign commerce or
those provided for by compensa
tion under the laws of the Uni-'
ted States.
ednesday, forenoon,
his average speed but came in jtronl tuberculosis.
,on the home stretch but a few I
illness of several years
Lcstcv was ,Jorn at
has been a resident of Sisseton,
here with his parents
who are now residents of Texas.
Five years ago, June 19th. he
I iMaggie Simmons of this city.
The South Dakota Work mens lTo
'n marriage to Miss
this union
linto effect Julv first, is intended!^1*111 their mother, one
las far as possible to take thel^'"^''. Earl of P.rtton, his par
iplace of the old common liability |?nts,
hc iuneral
an(1 two slslevs who vesid1
held Thursday at two o'clock
from the home and interment
took place in the Sisseton cenie-
The deceased was a member
of the Modern Woodmen of
America, and the local members
attended he funeral in a body.
The community joins in extend
.ling heartfelt sympathy to the
|wife, little children and other
I relatives.
a -i
icident Any employer who does|an('
Killed by Lightning
The provisions of the law
ishall apply to the state, and any Earl Bennett, a well known
municipal corporation within farmer of Goodwill township
!the state, or any political divi-|was instantly killed Wednsday
|sion thereof, and to employees, noon, when he was struck by
I hereof. I lightning. He was in the field
After July first every em-!plowin(? torn, when a shower
plo.ver and every employee shall came up and he unhitched and
ibo presumed to have accepted:was driving home, walking be
the provisions of the law to
hind the team, when the bolt
and accept compensation fori struck him. His wife and the
!personal injury or death by
neighbors near by saw the flash
jnot wish to come under the pro-1tened to his assistance, but he
visions of the law may except jwas dead when they got there.
himself by giving the proper no- The '50't struck him in the back
itice to his employees and to the i0^ the head.
istate industrial commission.!
Benefits payable under the law
'are not to exceed fifty per cent
of the weekly wage of the em
ployee, nor more than $12 a week
depending on the nature of the in
I jury. The waiting period of no
him fall. They has-
Where an employer elects not to |'n this section, having been a
operate under the law, in any resident here for several years,
I suit at law he cannot defend him-jan(1
deceased was well known
self on any of the following siding on the Ed. Bickford farm,
grounds: That the employee|He is survived by a wife and
was negligent 2. That the in- three children, also a brother,
jury was caused by the negli- Claude. Sincere sympathy is
igence of a fellow employee 3. extended to them.
That the employee had assumed
the risk of the injury. If te
employee elects not to operate
under the law, in any suit for re
Icovery the employers may avail
I himself of either of the det'ens
I es above stated in his defense.
I Notice of exemption shall be
Ip-fted. in a conspicuous place in
the shop or office of the employ
er in a form prescribed by tjje
industrial commissioner.
the present time was re-
Lockhart Granted New Trial
Andrew F. Lockhart, publish
er of Chain Lightning, who was
sentenced to three years impris
onment in Leavenworth for alleg
ed violation of the law in send
ing forbidden matter through
the mail will be released from
prison on bail and given a new
trial before the United States
court of appeals, according to a
dispatch from Washington.
Attorney Seth Teasdale of Ab
erdeen, procured the writ of er
ror in the case from the court
of appeals in Washington Tues
Drawing I or New Army Will Be
Done By Number.
ashington —Regulations for
dratting the new national army
now awaiting President Wilsons
,approval, contain provisions for
!every step in the great under
taking except (he actual method
jOf the draft itself.
I No official announcement has
been made and official confirma
tion is being withheld but. it has
jbeen stated and generally is ae
icepted here as true that the fed
ioral government itself will do the
drafting probably here in Wash
ington, so there will be no op
jportunity for local favoritism,
political or otherwise.
As the regulations now stand
every registered man bears a
number. The numbers will be
forwarded to Washington and
[drawing wil be entirely by num
iber. The identity of the num
I bored men will be unknown to
I those in charge of the draft ma
[chinery and can be established
I only by comparing a number
iwith a printed list, in the man's
ihonie town.
I As the numbers are drawn
I they will be telegraphed to the
home districts, where the regis
tered men will learn if they have
I been drafted.
Then the question of exemp
tions will come up- and this will
igo before the local board. If a
I man is exempted the man bear
ling the number which was drawn
Inext in order will take his ploce
and so on.
In this way all those available
for service out of the ten mil
lion who registered will be made
ready for the country's call and
from them the first increment of
1325,000 will be assembled. The
others will he called as the need
developes as the war goes on.
Plenty of time will be given for
drafted men to arrange their per
pönal affairs and report to the
icantonment camps. It is hop
cd to have them all in training
by September 1 or very soon
A deal was consumated last
Monday whereby J. W. Murphy
leased the Rex Hotel from M. A.
I Sat re. Mr. Murphy took pos
session Monday and has made
jtjuite a few changes in the in
iterior. The dining room was
given a new coat of kalsomine
I and everything was given a
thorough cleaning. Mr Mur
Iphy is giving very satisfactory
meals and service. He contem
plates making a specialty of
serving the people of Claire City
with special Sunday dinners.
This indeed will be a great relief
to the housewives who are forc
ed to stand over the hot stove
every day to cook the meals.—
Claire City Press.
$2(i.000 Raised For Relief Of
The Belgians.
South Dakota has already
contributed $26,000 of its quota
of $36,000 toward the Belgium
relief, according to the report of
!George R. Douthit, state chair
I man of the committee for the
I Several of the counties which
have reported are still working
land it is believed that the re
Imaining $10,000 of the quota will
be raised in a short time. Out of
the 69 counties in the state only
150 have made partial or full re
The report shows that Minne
haha county has made the larg
est contributions, totalling $4,
123.42. Roberts county is cred
ite$ with $1,960.67.
Where To Celebrate I
I Great preparations are being
made for celebrations this 4th
at numerous places. The
Equity people are going to have
ja big time at the Mission in Good
I will township the Illinois set
tiers of Roberts county have
completed arrangements for al
!picnic at the W. B. Varland and
iSpence Marvick groves in Enter
prise and the Indians will hold
the annual celel^ation at the
Agency Fair Grounds, while at
Hartford there will be the usual
State Subscribes $4,813,250
South Dakota subscribed $4,
813,250, over $300,000 more than
her twin to the $2,000,000,000
|liberty loan bond issue, J. C.
I Bassett, director of the federal
reserve bank and chairman of
the state committee, announced
At the Lutheran church in
Clarkfiekl, Minnesota, Sunday af
I ternoon, June 17, 1917, occurred
the marriage of Miss Carolina S.
Cornelius and Carston Eggen.
The church was beautifully
decorated with smilax and lilies..
Peter Eggen and Conrad Corne
lius were the ushers. Miss Sols
played the wedding march. Miss
Jennie Eggen, sister of the
groom was bridesmaid •and' Miss
Eardall of Rosholt was maid of
honor. Oscar Cornelius, a bro
ther of the bride gave her away
and Elmer Cornelius was best
The bribe was exquisitely
gowned in white messaline with
a court train and pearl trim
jmings. She wore a veil and car
jried orange blossoms and a allow
1 er bo(|uet of lilies of the val
jley. The flower girl was little
Miss Gringer, who carried a
basket of sweet peas.
Following the ceremony at the
I church, a reception was given
at the home of the bride's par
ents to the relatives and a large
number of invited guests. Cov
ers were laid for thirty.
The happy couple left Mon
day for Duluth from which point
they go by ship on a trip to
I Michigan.
Both of the principals in this
important event are too well
I known to the people of this com
Imunity to require any introdu
tion to our readers, nor will any
words of eulogy at this time
place them any higher in esteem
of the people who know them
ithan that in which they are al
ready held. The groom has
grown to manhood in this neigh
borhood and those who have
known him for that time have
seen a bright energetic boy
[emerge from boyhood into the
clominent figure of a successful
man whom all are pleased to
honor. A prominent attorney
!of Roberts county, he has been
recently elected cashier for the
Peoples State Bank which posi
tion he now fills. During lv
!last session of the legislature he
I a a a
icounty. The bride is equally
well known. For the pa three
I years she has been employed as
assistant cashier of the Peoples
Bank, and has won the udmira
tion and warm friendship of.our
The out of town guests at the
wedding included, Mr.-and Mrs.
George Harris and family: Mr.
and Mrs. A. K. Egfeen and family
and Mr. and Mrs. P. C. Dahl.— s.
New EfRngton Record.
NO. 2.

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