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THE AMERICAN LEGION FOB ROBERTS COUNTY Notice to all honorably discharged soldiers, sailors and marines, wh were members of the fighting forcet of the U. S. between April 6th, 191" and Nov. 11,1917. There will be a meeting ok service men Saturday evening, Aug. 16, at 8 p. m. at the Commercial Club Rooms for the purpose of taking steps to ward the organi:»tion of a post of th? American Legion. You are all urged to be present. Jir. Longstreth, -,v•_ Harry Drenttel, Max Dady, fc Committee. From all that can be gatehred, th-3 American Legion promises to be a super-American affair. It stands to reason that the organization will ex ert great influsnce during the ne :t thirty or forty years, as did the Grand Army of the Republic through out a like period after the Civil War. The Legion is all American, noth ing but American, and intolerant of anything that is not wholly and en thusiastically American. A radical anl aggressive Ameri canism is what we need. The Legion is going to help furnish it. Ameri canism has set.back and allowed the non-Americans and the something else Americans to have their innings That complaisance, indifference, pa tience or whatever it may be is over The Legion goes to bat presently, and it will deliver. Count on it! Why? Because the Legion will com prise tour million young Americans who have been under the flag. They Have Seen The Glory of the Republic They have realised that the United States is literally "God's Country.' They do not want any other In their The soldiers of the United States are young. Their patriotism has beer quickened. They have burned with a great passion. They are annealed .Americans. Their Legion will run ovei and scatter to particles anything not American, or tainted with un-Amerv canism. The Legion, like the Q. A. It' before It, wll guird the Ark of th* Covenant. The Legion will keep falta will conserve the Republic, will hanJ down to the generation after them um impaired what the Founders of '7i and '87 what the Preservers of *61-'65 bequeathed. There are pro-Germans here sti'l and they are aagin finding voice There are pro anarchists and pro other htlngs. But the Legion will see to them all. When the Legion gets to operating "there Is going to be mighty little per petuation of anything but simon-pure Americanism in the United States Leave it to the r.oldlers of the Legion —they will solve all doubts. One land one loyalty and one language—Th: "Legion will make it that. 1 Be Kind To The School Ma'am When school opens neixt month parents should be sure to get their children started on the right track. Chances are that the judgment of teachers is Just as sound as that of the pupil. A writer says the school teacher is the good angel of the republic. Sh-? takes the little bantling, fresh from the home nest, full of his pouts an3 passions, an unconquerable little wretch whose own mother admits that she sent him to school to be rid of him. The young lady who knows her business takes a whole carload of these little anarchists, half of whom, •single-handed and alone, are more than a match for both their parents, and at once puts them in the way "of becoming useful and upright citizens. And at what expense of toil and soul weariness. Hers is the most responsi ble position in the whole school sys tem, and it her salary were doubled «he would still Deceive less than hei »hare—the school ma'am. iSTATB GUARANTEE OP DE POSITS HIGHLY SUCCESSFUL Recent reports from the Banking :Department shows over two thirds of 'the deposits of tats state are In state "banks, an Increase of over $125,000. '600 since 1916—a 300 per cent Front er Increase thaa that of National banks In the iame period of time. This exceptional showing Is general ly attributed by the best banking authorities to the desire of the peo ple to take advantage of the protev. -tlon of the state iaw guaranteeing de posits which wis passed four years ago. 'V Our legislative bodies, being mind ful of tiie power of the State and de termined to exercise that power fci the benefit of the people, were im pressed with the tact that the high est and most important duty renting, upon the State in establishing a bank ing system was to give Protection not only to the banks but to the deposit ing public as well. The legislative department was apprized of this great need, for history—since Venice gav birth to banking—gives account of the "hard earnings of years" wb'-A: have time and again beei. swept away on account of banks having been conducted alonz incompetent or dis honest lines or trom panic brought about by adverse economic conditions or by reason of a lack of confidence. There has ever been recognition of the principle that U»z depositor of banks should have protect ton, some dolens«» against bad Judgment and against vicious banking Th people have in sisted, and that rightfully, that they should have security for theii/ money when left on deposit in banks. In too many instances the capital stock of banks has been wiped ou*. the double liability of stock holders has meant nothing, and the "savings of a lite time nave been lost to the unfortunate, helpless and distressed depositor ohw has, previous to the passage of the taw guaranteeing de posits, had no absolute protection It was to give this absolute pro tection to the depositors of state banks that the legislature in 1915 passed the law guaranteeing deposits. Attorney Genera'. Byron S. Payne says in regard to the working of this law: "It is the concensus of opinion that this law has worked very well In this state. Und the law practically the combined resources of the state banks( over $200,000,000) are be hind the guarantee tor depositors. I believe the law has secured absolute protection for the depositors without placing any undue burdens upon the banks of the state Slsseton is for tunate in havin® one bank, the Guar anty State Bank in which the de positors receive i!,e protection of this admirable law. IT'S A BOY! Yea, it's a boy! For the first time lc nearly nine years the stork has seen St to visit the home of the edi tor, having left a big bouncing boy there about 2:15 Tuesday morning, August 5th, 1919. Of course, there is nothing strange or out of the ordinary In the facts mentioned, only as to the long inter val between visits. Uusually the stork comes often «Aid with the utmost pre cision at most well regulated homes. But (evidently he had mislaid our street number and never suspect-id that we moved into a neighborhood six years ago where his visits are no longer expected Therefore we think he did exceedingly well, and do not hold it up against him tor Hot com ing sooner for-had he ventured into the neighborhood any time within the past six years and acclder.tly left the bundle at almost any door within a block of our own, he would hava caused a calamity. It is a kind of a "retired" /neighborhood, you know, composed princpially of retired farm ers, retired merchants, retired bank ers, retired druggists, retired widow ers, some widows, and so forth, s. you see a baby might not have been welcome at every home. After Everar.1 had taken a good long look at his new brother, he said: 'Say dad, he's some guy, isn't he?" We'll say so! Mother and child are doing n*'1"'' thank you.—Wtlmot Enterprise Dwight Hemlnger Married Dwight Hemlnger, and Miss A Murray from Rosebud, this state., were married at the home of the groom's sister Lucy Hemlnger in thig city Wednesday afternoon by Judge JA. Morrison, Louis Hemlnger an Miss Myrtle Hemlnger attending the contracting parties. They will lea^e in a day or two sent ot the of and and and the for Rosebud, wlnre they, will spend a few weeks visiting relatives. The groom was a member of the 7th Army Corps in the recent war and spent eight months in France, and h*s local friends extend congratulation. —Wilmot Enterprise. Kidder State Bank Robbed Aberdeen—Word has been receiv ed here of the robbery of the Kidder state bank at Kidder, S. D., 30 miles northeast of Aberdeen, Monday night. The robbers succeeded in blowing open safety deposit vaults fron which they obtained Liberty Sonde and other securities valued at ap proximately $15,000. The safe contain ing the bank's funds was not opened. The robbers escaped without leaving any clue. 8ISSETON, SOUTH DAKOTA, AUGUST 15, -101» INCREASED IMPORTANCE OF GRADING GRAIN The special importance at the pre time ot a correct understanding the grading ot grain according to Federal standards at local points it result ot the recent instruction? the United States Wheat Director the contract between the United States Grain Corporation and the local Interior dealer or miller as pro vided in both contracts, that the deal in buying wheat from the producer shall purchase on the proper grade dockage under Federal standards shall pay therefor not less than guaranteed price based on such proper grade and dockage, at ths terminal most advantageously reach ed, less freight and less a reasonabla handling margin. Therefore since the grading of grain correctly according to the Fed eral grades reflects the proper price schedule at the local points, it is im portant that the local buyer be fully Informed as to the requirements of the official standards In order that he may correctly apply the grades, an-J that the farmer be properly Informed to the grade requirements and their application In order that they may know whether the country dealer Is correctly grading his grain. Matters relating to the purchase and sale ot wheat handled by the United States Grain Corporation. Where the grading and Inspection In volves the settlement on a load of wheat purchased by a local dealer from a farmer, any information de sired should be directed either to the vice-president ot the United States Grain Corporation, located in the zon? in which the purchase is made, or should be directed to the United States Wheat Director 42 Broadway, New York City. If a farmer or deal er desires information to enable him to determine how the Federal grades should be applied, he can secure this by visiting or writing any office of Federal Grain Supervision, or the Department ot Agriculture at Wash ington, D. C., or by submitting a sample to the nearest licensed'grain inspector to receive an official samp',2 inspection of that sample. Licensed In spectors are not permitted to grade officially an entire load unless the sample be taken by the Inspector. In case ot dispute the buyer and farmer may agree on a sample as be ing representative ot the load.—Ros holt Review. CREAM BUSINESS RIVALS STATE GRAIN PRODUCTS Perre—The forthcoming report of the state market commissioner will show that the cream business Is be coming one ot the leading elements of farm production in the state. Cream stations'for the year from June 1, 1918 to May 31, 1919, pur chased 10,923,119 pounds of crean which averaged 32 per cent butter fat. The total amount ot butter fat received from all sources In the state for the same period.was 4,746,817 pounds, which sold at an avegage of 52.3 per pound, this bringing a re-, turn of about two and a halt million! dollars. The creameries of the state manufactured 2,747,026 pounds ot butter for that period ot which 918. 262 pounds were sold in the state, the balance being shipped out. The same report will show that the, total amount wheat marketed at the 26 mills, and 350 elevators in the state for th» twelve months from June 1, 1918 to May 31, 1919, was 19,270,895 bushels. The mills purch.is ed 1,599,732 bushels of this paying an average ot $8.11 for it, and th-» elevators the balance with an aver age price, ot $2.00 plus a fraction. The mills manufactured 260,330 bar rels ot flour of which about halt was sold in the state the average selling price being $10.76 per barrel. The average price ot mill feeds for the year was $33.46 per ton for brad and $36.66 for middlings. Other grains purchaed in the state tor the same period were oats 12,432 819 bushels at an average of 59 cents per bushel barley 6,777,849 bushels at an average of 82 cents rye 1,852,591, no average given shelled corn 7,638,128 bjirfhels at an average of $1.25 per bushel earn corn 205, 052 bushels at an average ot $1.18: flax, 363,992, at on average of $3.59. AUCTION SALES If yoh'are going to have a» auction •ale 1» the near future, it will pay you to see us about clerking it for you. You will be ptoaaed with our it. tractive rates and service. WHEAT SCAB DUE TO WEATHER CONDITIONS A disease known as wheat so.io which his develwed seriously thru out eastern So..ih Dakota will cut down the yield 50 to 75 po-- pent in some counties. In other co intles the disease fii less severe. Letters and samples have boon seni to agronomy department of State coll«-?-- from all parts of the eastern section and fields have been exan ned in tbn vicinity of Redlfld, Huron, Mitchell Brook ings and at other points. According to M.inley Champlin, asso ciate agronomist at State college, th dlsease^as evid atly been brought ou by weaflfer conditions. The long ia tinued miny .v. ither filled the soil full ot moisture, thus excluding tl.e requisite amount ot air and weakei. ing thejplants so that they became a ready prey to fungous diseases. Sam ples thai have bonn received have not only be«n affected with other fungi in addition to the scab, including stem rust, black end, etc. As a rule these diseases are not virulent enough to cause heavy losses in South Dak ota, altho there is always some dam age, especially in the eastern coun ties. The last severe epidemic was in 1915.but.it did not spread west as tai as it has this year. Professor Champlin discusses the possible control ot wheat scab as fol lows: ''The soil where wheat, barley or rye has been grown'Is almost cer tain to be Infected, so that when weather conditions are favorable, an epidemic of fye Guaranty Stute Bank. the disease Is likely to develop. On the other hand, it the weather is normal, there Is very little danger of a serious infection in the central and western part ot the state. The only thing that can be done to help' to reduce the ravages of this disease as understood at present, lc to rotate the crops so that wheat ana barley and rye are not grown any more frequently than Is absolutely necessary on the land and to thoroly grade the seed and disinfect with the regulation formaldehyde treatment. Grading the seed removes the light, shruhMgn kernels which are much moremraly to be infected than the plump kernels and disinfecting the seed kills the germs that are on the surface. It is also safer to use we.l rotted manure than fresh barnyard manure if it contains wheat, barley or straw, but even with all these precautions there can be no guaran tee that the disease would not recur it the weather conditions are right. In some ot the spring wheat states farther east, there are considerable losses from this disease this year. "At the University of Wisconsin investigations are being conducted with a view to preventing the scab im tection from the seed by heating the seed in a special oven. There is some possibility of finding a method ot con trol in this way as far as the seed is concerned,but it would still remain necessary to take precaution to rotate the crops and try to keep the soil from becoming Infected. Seed wheat treat ed by the dry heat method was plant ed on several rotations on the ex periment farm at Brookings this sea son.. There Is noticeably less scab but the treated plants are not entirely tree from it, probably due to soil in fection." Government To Deport South Dakota I W. W. Sioux Falls— Although the mys tery surrounding the burning here of the International Harvester Co., plant May 11,1917 has never been complete ly solved, that disaster is believed to play its part In arrangement announc ed from Washington yesterday tor the deportation of Martin Gunderson, South Dakota I. W. W. member, who is Just out ot Leavenworth prison. For Gunderson regarded as one of the toughest characters with whom the federal officials had to deal during the war, Is to be sent back to Nor way, whence he came in 1907. Not only has he tailed to assimilate th? principles of freedom on which this country Is based but, his residence here is characterized by a series of acts that caused him to be looked up on as virtually an anarchist.' Gunderson was convicted ät'Aber deen in the federal court there in Nov ember, 1-917, of conspiracy and sen tenced to two ,v?ars in the federal penitentiary at Leavenworth. He wa released from this term this week and immediately rearrested by the im migration authorities who will now fake the steps to send him back to Norway. Gunderson who Is about 30 years old was laewn or a '"sabcat" a name applied to »embers ef the inner circ'e I. W. W. who were trusted to pev- form the acts ot sabotage and similar depredations indentifled with the history ot that organization. He was said to have had no tear of the law and to have been clever enough to fall into the "stool pigeon" trap when confined in the Minnehaha county jail here a year and a halt ago. EfforU were made then to get him to contest the International Harvester company fire as evidence against him was et ceptionally strong but he declined tc discuss it. While conflncd here Gunderson was visited by Slgel, a well known I. W. W. attorney of St. Paul and that or ganization also sent two of its prom inent emissaries here to consult him but they were refused admission to the jail by the federal authorities. Gunderson and his partner Stanley Brown, another I. W. W. "sabcat" were Indicted in this state for sending cyanide of potassium and phosphorus through the m»ils, but were nevsr brought to trial tor this issue. Durine the fall ot 191? pro-Germanism in South Dakota took the form of^nany incendiary fires through the harvest heavy damage being Inflicted on ele vators and farm buildings through the work ot an organized gang. Pari oi this work was laid at the door of Gunderson and his co-workers but like the International Harvester com pany Are here, complete proof by ad mission from him, was lacking, even though officials were forced to give him solitary confinement on account of his ugly conduct In jail and when he goes back to Norway his lips will still be sealed on a number of tht most flagrant crimes committed In South Dakota during the war. Chllson-Nelson Miss Josie Chiison and Frank Nel son sprung a surprise on their many friends here Saturday evening, when they were quietly married at the homs ot the bride's sister, Mrs. Hans Fag erland. at about 9:00 o'clock, Rev. Hess ot the Methodist church offlr'a ing. Only relatives and a tew '«-lends itnessed the ceremony, which was followed by. a wzdding supper. The bride is the second daughter of Mr. and Mrs. O. R. Chiison. Sho has grown to womanhood In this city and has the sincere affection and es teem ot a large circle of friends. She Is a very talented and accomplished young lady and In her happy mar riage we take a most sincere interest. The groom, Frank Nelson, now of Sioux Falls, Is well known by many Slsseton people, having conducted a, cigar store her-j a number ot yean ago. He is not only a business man ot exceptional capan'ty, but is a mighty good fellow. He will make a home for 1bride in Sio*x Falls. A wedding dinner was served to the Immediate relatives ot the family at the brides home on Sunday, after vhlch the young couple departed on a short wedding trip, a brother ot the groom coming over from Wheaton after them. The Standard and their m?ny friends wish th happiness and suc "ss thru life. New Garage Will Be Built H. E. Nelson, manager of the Holt Motor Company tor this place arriv ed Saturday from Parshall, N. D„ to handle the construction of the new garage to be built In Slsseton by the Holt Motor Co., on the lote formerly occupied by the Cottingham Garage. The new garage will be 50x136, on-: story, brick. The front thirty test will be used tor sale room and office In the rear will be the repair shop 30x50 and the center will be used tor car storage, with entrance from the west. The Holt Motor Co. now have* three garages, one at Watertown, one at Parshall, N. D„ and one at Pluzr. N D. They will handle Dodge Br« cars, Larson tractors and are distribu tors for the famous Diamond tires. Mr. Nelson the new manager has been with the company at Parshall for the past six years, and comes here highly recommended as a busi ness and a fine fellow. He served for nine months with the U. 8. Army in France and was discharged last Jan uary. Material Is arriving and work will begin and the new building next week. N. A. Akersva and two daugh'.art of Rosholt were shopping In our city Monday. He says they are right In the midst otthreshing out his way. Wheat is ^averaging between ten and thirteen bushels to the acre,, though one farmer got 11 bushels and at another place only 7. NO. 0. SOUTH DAKOTA CORN CROP BUMPER-LIKE Sioux Falls—That South Dakota will have a corn crop of 8,000,000 bushels more than was estimated In July is the prediction ot H. O. Her brandson, field igent In South Dakota ot thfe bureau of crop estimates, United States Department of Agri culture, in his official August report, Just issued. The July estimate wa?, 91,000,000 bushels. In reference *o the corn situation, the report says: "With a prospect ot a little more than 99,000,000 bushels ot corn, computed from August 1, condition and par value, South Dakota shows a prospect a little below the banner crop to 1918. This Is figuring th? crop at approximately 29 2-3 bushels per acre, and Is about 8,000,000 bushels more than the prospect of last month. "The very high temperatures, to gether with the ample preclpltatio in the eastern two thirds of the state have materially improved the pros pect, and, with these conditions con tinuing, the actual returns may be considerably greater and more than equal the 1918 final figure ot 108, 000,000 bushels. Of this year's wheat crop Field Agent Herbrandson says: "With a condition which mich re sembles that of the season ot 1918, South Dakota has once more under gone a great reduction in its spring wheat prospect from what had been earlier anticipated. With the pros pective yield played at 8.5 bushels per acre and no actual threshing return« to be guided by, the state's produc tion would amounlt to about 32,260, 000 bushels. This still exceeds the 1916 production, which was placed at about 22,000,000 bushels. The oats crops prospect is now *'. little more than 31 bushels per acre, with a production ot approximately 66,260,000 bushels, about the usual-: production in this state. The barley prospect Is a little more than 8* bushels an acre, with a total produc tion ot about 28,658,000 bushel«. Rye, 15 bushels per acre potatoes, yield of 6,674.000 bushels, a re duction In this crop for the month of about one million bushels in the pros pect. The condition ot hay in South Da^ kota Is placed at 94 per cent, with' alfalfa placed at a condition ot 92 pe* cent and pastures at 85 per cent of normal. J. H. KIMBALL DEAD Word was received here Wednes day that J. H. Kimball, formerly of Uaster townshlo. had died Thürs« day evening at Yankton. The remains ate expected to arrive here today and the funeral will be held Sundav f' om the M. E. Church In this city. The i-eeeased was 68 years of ago and Is survived by bis wife, two Huns *nd two daughters^ M. L. Sateren arrived Sunday from Wolf Point, Montana, where he ha« been looking after business Interest» for the past four months. Mr. Sateren left here the early part of April and went to Comertown, Mont., to take charge of a lumber yard he is inter ested In in partnership with his son in-law H. c. Ditmanson. Later Mar tin Sateren came out and took charge ot the yard and Mr. Sateren went to Wolf Point, where he and Mr. Dit manson own a large automotive es tablishement. They handle Ford cars and tractors and operate a large gcrage in connection. Mr. Sateren has purchased a residence at Wolf Point and expects to move his family there soon. He Is well pleased with the western country and says Wolf Point is fast growin to a metropolis and has an exceptionally bright future ot be ing one ot the principal cities of the northwest. Thos. King arrived in Slsseton on Wednesday from France where he has served the past 15 months In the army. Thos. is a son ot Sergeant John King of Lake City who so faithfully served In the government service since early In the sixties. Thos. was a member of the 4th divi sion 59th Infantry and carries four •over the, top" stars. He went thru the battles of Chateau Thelrry, Vesle, St. Mlhiel and Argonne Forest and came out smiling every time without any serious wounds, only a few shrap nel scratches. He won first prise as a sniper .and was also chief scout for his division. He is mighty glad to get back to the United States and we ir« all proud of him and the splendid record he made while 4a tervlee.