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SATURDAY, OCT 20, 1888. fnlmd it the p.Mit-office Clifton, Dakota tu-cottd cl«M niMltor. Official Paper oflheCounly. AT the first of the month Hand coun ty kail a deht of $:j,S59 23. THE young city of Miller, Hand count}-, is erecting a $5,000 school house. AN exchange says there has been fifteen hundred school houses built in Dakota this year. Clifton will it one more. too. and will proceed quantity another year. DAKOTA make THE Black Hills people are getting tfred of waiting for some one to build them a railroad and projwise to con struct one themselves unless something is done in thntdine. sooojted in the gold medal' at the Cincinnati Exposition for the of the old states by her "presumption' in such things. ST. LOUIS is tickled nearly unto death because a brand of beer fh»m that city took the gold medal over 170 other brands at the Amsterdam Exposition. Sen'1 us down a barrel and if it gets away with Okolmjo ereek water weII mim$h school ollieers called to meet at Clifton next Saturday, Oct. 27th. Let every elected officer and all interested in school matters lie on hand. It is a is said that as yet there is not a slaoon in Sully county. I do n« know as to the truth of the state ment,. but if it is true, the potent ques tion that coines up is, how long can as be said In Potter xunty we cannot make this proud assertion, but in our Appomattox, on the verd ant banks of the silver waters of the Little Cheyenne, we can. As yet we arc not obliged to see one of satan's signs, or hear the language of his agents and his subjects, or feel the asp-like sting of his poisons, smell the perfume of his vile compounds, not to say taste the quintessence of all that is damning to hoth Iwdy and soul-B. SUQATTEH, ta Appomattox llerald. TUK following table of the nativity and occupation of the memlters of the late Constitutional Convention which assembled at Sioux Falls, prepared by S. M. Daltoll, of Hutchinson county, will lie found of interest Out of the 123 e s e n a o n e i e e o o w i n I 1 figurcs are given: KATIVITT. New York 27 Germany 4 oiiin IS Mi« liiirmn \Yrmont Norway 3 Illinois 8 Virginia 8 Wisconsin...... 8 Iowa 2 IVtmsylvaiila.... 8 Missouri 2 Maine 6' Massachusetts. 2 Kwjland 6 Inland 9 Canada 6 iimcrtota 1 New Hampshire 4 hwnlni 1 Iiuliana 4 Russia 1 Total native American 108 Total foreign born 17 Total foreiun horn (otber than Eng land and Ireland 8 Ma*ri'ATioN. Lawyers 4'i clergymen ...... 9 a n n e s y s i i a n s S M«rliant 15 Hankers 3 Kditors Heal cHtale deal- GLIKTON. The coiuitv seat of Sullv Countv. is licautifiillv located uj)on the south batik of the OkolKjo—a never failing stream —upon a plateau just sloping enough to afford an excellent drainage. Though only a few weeks old. it is already of the most importance of any place with in a nidi us of fifty mi lea. enjoying a steady and |crmaucnt growth, and is Uiund to have a lively "Ixiom" as soon as the dull season is over. Being sit uated so near the Oeographieid Center of so large and line a county as Sully and its seat of justice, it cannot oth erwise. The hcalthfulncss of Clifton and surrounding *ountry must com mend itself toeveryltody. and, in select ing a location, those who take this Igreat desidcr.it urn into consideration cannot do I tetter i the whole West DAVISON county thinks gold hasj*',an here, tine (internment been discovered in the hills in paying, lin quantities. Sully county fanners are 'oun, an' reUnquishments certain that tliev have struck it rich. 'K)U?',t matter in which all are more or less 1 run at large with neither food orshelt interestcd.and of toonuich imiortamv to pass idly by. The future prosperity of our schools will depend largely upon what kind of a send-off they get. l*et the ground-work of our county and Than many parts of the west, having township systems lie of the right char- the Okoliojo creek, .Medicine creek, aeter and progress the watchword. We Spring creek. Cow envk, the Arti i .u»not afford to make many blunders choke, «Sse., beside its western boundary eir incipiency to retard the onward lieing washed for some forty miles by 1. h. In uuion there is strength the mighty Missouri, with the great ad multiplicity «f Milliliters likely wisdom. Then turn out Hotel Li very men.. 1 —For fcood reliable Pinal Proof work call on S. H. Neal, attorney, (Milton. lie will lend you money at reasonable rates. i 1 xm— FFFDEJR aeeured near Clifton, al a to rake ID ft 'ow P™'4*' 1 Sri.LY Cor NT Y Is situate on the east side of the Mis souri river in the south centnil portion 0F w finest display of agricultural products, cum try in this great territory—a dis Our young prodigy of a territory is at. tinction. of which it may well IK» proud, once astonishing and disgusting some jt contains some KWl.tmO acres of as Dakota, and is conceded by those |,„ know to lie the most beautiful fine agricultural and grazing lands as the the sun ever shone upon, only awaiting the plowman and stock grow er to till their jx»ckets with easily inadc wealth and their hearts with content. THE KUKFAt'R OF Til E Jl'XTHY Is Itcautiful to liehold, just rolling to take some while the soil is a deep vegetable mould, very rich in the elements which —Kenvmlvr the convention of produce wheat, oats, corn, flax, etc., in er, other than that afforded by the prairie and the canopy of heaven. Sul ly county is BETTER WATERED vantage of U-ing in the mill belt of the great Missouri Valley. Many wells ol good water are found, varying from 8 to 30 fi-ct. HOW TO (JET HERE,. To reach Clifton and Sully county, buy your ticket and ship your freight via the great Chicago and Northwest ern Hailway.thcchca|H'St, quickest and only direct route west from Chicago. With prophctic vision this great com pany foresaw the future of Dakota and are offering every facility to those seeking homes among us. If your lo cal agent cannot ticket you through, get to Chicago the ehea|est you can where at 02 Clark street you can buy cheap tickets clear through to Blunt or Pierre without change of cars. This UC( ,,InlniAlution aione is worth dolhirs. lmrlil .u|ur|y U) Uu! wife and -1- afford an ex.-ellent drainage, their highest jicrfeetion and greatest abundance. While the past wintci was the most severe for years, it is an absolute fact that much of the stock 5" children who may be coming without au escort. For information address the iencr.il Passenger Agent, C. & N. W. Railway, Chicago, 111. WANTKD.—I want to trade a yoke of oxen and a pair of ponies for a driving team of young American horses. For A particulars inquire at once at ATCII- MAN otfloe, Clifton. 0. J. MILLETT, SR. 8chool Convention. There will be a Convention of the new school township officers of 8uMy county, held at Clifton on Saturday. Oct. 27, ISs'.i, at o'clock, a. m.. for the purpose of ad vising together in regard to the adoption of Kcltuui books any furniture. 1), STAPLES, Superintendent. Plant Black Walnuts. All persons desiring fresh, unbutied black walnuts for fall planting can sup ply themselves now l\ making their orders iminediatelv to J. Novak, or KVeeper*.. 8 the undersigned at Blunt. I. T. They will cost, delivered at the depot iu HIunt. $2.50 per bushel. -3-4t J). W. UOBINSOX. Administrator's Notice to Creditors. TvaGfiOTB JaXallllntttWDi 4K»in-i lull) I., et titl.it lh«-n» with th* i fury held at Clifton, on Tuesday. Oclolier ^4114 "aUn 23. 883. 1). STAPLES, Supt. Admi«uirt»or^rihe (Mat* or John i* hfrolijr giM-n lo all rmlitir« of John .snillli. (IIWIIHII, aiul In all (MTMIIIK holdiiitr »mu I lli.' nii(liT«ii ii«l .it lii A Teachem Kxaniination wiU be fA.Ir lAi.!,, w"Uil Boots & Shoes, NEW CLOTHING HOUSE IK BLUNT! I bane htm in th# CT»1TniKft BUHNKW ftrwwul years and my ex perience has taught rne to BCV (»()OD (iOODS anil sell at reasonable rate* 1 intend kivping firstclass goods and the CUT and MAlvK cannot be Ijettered. I intend to sell goods at the same prices they were sold at where 1 came from—with ONLY A ItKASONABLK PROFIT. I eatne here to stay and. ask the people to call and examine my goods and prices lefore purchasing elsewhere. 1 always keep a full stock of Men's, Youths* and Boys* Clothing, I nderwear, Collars, llats, Caps, Boots Shoes, Motes Milieus, AT., AC. S. T. MORGAN, (Form -rly of Huntington. Ind.) First door north of Town Site Co. Office. IT) BLUNT, DAKOTA. $100,000 To Loan. 1ST. I approve my own applications. 2n. I have money on hand and am prepared to make Imw at any time during banking hours, after approval of applications. 3i. I loan for one, two, three or more years. The Records of Hughes county show that I have negotiated more loans than any other in the county. If you desire to make final proof, 1 will attend to making the final proof and the loan in Sully county. It will be to your interust to call or write. Kesitectfully, Hats & SQUARE DEALING. E. B. PALMER PIERRE, D. T. One Price Clothing House! JT. J. A O., IN* OPERA BLOCK, Lone Tree Avenue, BLUNT, DAKOTA, A re now opening the ARC, KST STOCK of Readjf-Matle Clolhing, Gents' FurnishingGoods, Caps, to be found West of Winona. LOOK AT OCR PRICKS :—Full Suit-s for 3, 4 and 5 dollars each suit Better Suits for t», 7. S and 9 dollars each. Beat suits $10 and upwards Overcoats, from $1.50. $5.00. 10.00 and upwards. (tents' Furnishing (ioods in endless variety and at Bottom Prices. A LL (,'nops MA UK ED IN PLAIN FIG URESCoME A si) SEE. Sully County, D. T. THE COUNTY SEAT IS LOCATED AT CLIFTON and all the County Officers are here. It is situated 20 miles Northwest of Blunt, and 27 miles Northwest of Pierre, in the center of the county, ON THE OEOBOJO CREEK, and AUGUST SURVEY OF THE & N. W. RAILWAY, Where can lie obtained Good Lands, Good Water, and Good Neighbors. Stage Leaves Clifton for Blunt every Tuesday. Thursday and Saturday, re turning the same day. The County is being rapidly settled up and Clifton offers a good opening for alt branches of business. The Town Site is located with DOBQt SCRIP and the TITLE IS PERFECT. Deeds are made by W. G. NIXON, For information apply to Cashier First Nat'l Baiik, HOOVER & EDGERTON, Clifton. CHARLES SPENCER or W. G. NIXON, Pierre Pierre. ORR W.LEE, NOTARY PUBLIC, CLIFTON, DAKOTA. OFFICK IK POSTOKPICE BuiLDtHO. Henry Potter, CLIFTON, DAKOTA, Dealer in General Merchandise, Solicits tin* pafronasc of tin* residents ol' SULLY COUNTY. Settlers de- iiijj t-» |»rive ii Granulated Sugar Carolina ltiue Oat .Meal Hominy 25 lbs. for Arhnckie Coffee Lanndry Starch Raisins Full Cream Cheese Dairy lluttcr Fijir* per doaen Kirk's Savou Soap, per bar... Primes 150 Test Oil liakiiir powder Salt Pork Eim'e House 1. E. KOIIIN, Best Accomraod ations FOB Travelers, "Hoarders^ and Farmers. GOOD SAMPLK ROOMS RUN iy CONNKt TION with iiouse. —0— Rates Very Reasonable. bf* lit# it# ii 'iii .t .#T BLIINJ, D^KOJA. FISH BACK, PRATT & WELLMAN, LU(«BEE\ DEALERS op WELLS' PIERRE DAKOTA Keep constantly oit :t Hue stmik of IMUMIH^ in.-itcrial ot* all kinds aud give prices that can't l»c heann. Also proprietors «»f llie DAKOTA CENTUAL BANK. ATTENTION! SETTLEfe& *II convenient uiiier, :ire informed th.11 tiua proof ran )»e t-ik»n before me at Clifton, C'j«r^«»n, Oi id:» :m«l ^'kol»ij«.. S« e lint y» ur noi ce of inten tion to make final proof, st iles tIt Probate .Illdsie of Sully eeiin ty. L). T.," alol a SO ^ODRPOFL, i- ir Mini'* iii the clieapest and most the name the plnce nt which you prefer to appear. M. SWk., V, Prolnte Jildue of Sully Co., D. T. F. 6 KIRVVAN. FKAXK WHEELOCK. wmmM Mas i:' tillers :nnl l)e:.lers in WISCONSIN WIIITK PINK mji'jj .ks LATHS. SHINGLES. MOULDINGS, SASH. DOOUS AND CEDAR POSTS. •*m- 'JE'ciXJL. No one en i oftordto purchase be fore looking at our yurd. Blunt, Batota« CASH STAR GROCERY! Wholesale and Retail. 1 Price* talk and don't you forget it. Note the great reduction at th* CASH STAR GROCERY: 10c fh? 5c 1,00 Ific 7c 10c 14c 20c 18c 7c 8e 15c 23c lie Crocker/ and Glasswaro EL H. JONES. Pierre, D. VA J\| a.c mi e keep the lariiest. ami best assortment of roiiiih ami surfaced lumber in Blunt. Also keep constantly on hand a large stock of Concentrated Lye 7e Sibley's Corned Bee£ 8Ae Lima lieans )ue ^'•""i 10c Tomatoes *|jr Pumpkiiia JJ(. Hlackherries ]i|fe 1I« Stra a berries ll*e (rallon Apples.......... 3ftc i Pie Peaclns. j^c Table Peaches lfr liartlcts's California Peaches... 25c Apricots.. 25c Pears 25c at cost. T.