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AT—
CIliXIF'TOISr, DAK.
WALTER & GROPKN'OIESER,
—AT—
$2 Per Year, in Advance
OmClAL DIRKCTOKY.
TERRITORIAL.
Delegate in Congress—J. B. Raymond.
Governor—N. *. Ordway.
Secretary—J. H. Teller.
Treasurer—W. H. McYav.
Auditor—(Jporge L. Ordvvav.
Surveyor General—Corte* til. Fessenden.
Superintendent of Public Instruction—
W. 11 II. H. a.ile.
Chief JuHiice of Supremo Court—Alonzn
J. Edgerton.
Associate Justices of the Supreme Court
—Win. E. J. Church, J. P. Kidder, 8. li.
Hudson.
United States District Attorney—Hugh
4. CJamplM'll.
United States Marshal—Harrison Allen.
SULLY COUNTY!
CcmmiHsioners.—C*. J. Millett, Sr., B. P.
Hoover. N. H. Young.
Sheriff—5. J. Millett. .Tr.
Tr •usurer—Charles Agar.
Coroner—l)r. J. A. Stevens.
Surveyor—William Ashley Jones.
Assessor—Orr \V. Lee.
Clerk of Court—H. \V. Kdgerton.
Judge of Probate—Merit Sweeney.
Superintendent of Schools—David Sta
ples.
Register of Deeds and Ex-Ofldcio County
Clerk. J. A. Mrloon.
Justices of the Peace—Win. P. Rosa, G.
W. Kverts, P. T. Keily. D. Bryant.
('onsi aides—Henry W. Sprague. tieorge
Bowers, lil'O. II. Prase.
CLIFTON HOUSE,
WM. P. ROSS, Proprietor,
CI.HTDN MAKOTA.
First-class accommodations. Rates rea
sonable. Liverv in Connection. 13
JKSSK M. S1MI0NKK.
Contrartsr and Builder,
PIERSS, DAKOTA.
Parties wiio contemplate the erection of
buildings, either in t«•» n or country, would
do well to iret inv figures. Estimates furn
iabe«l "ii -hort notice. 13-Hin
«Um. P, KOSS,
A A E N
CLIFTON, D. T.
Transacts a gtm rai Land Business.
Lociitinir n Specialty.
Otlice at I'liflon 1 louse. xvi
S. H. NEAL,
Attorney at Law. and
hit, Lii: ui kruB Apisv,
CLll'i'nN DAKOTA.
GBANT & ROBERTS, Huron, D. T.
Context.* carefully prosecuted. Final
Proofs made. $1/50.000 t» Loan on Fi
nal Proofs. Some excellent claims ou
hand ii-im
K. I*. I* ii. F-I-. l:amtul|li. J. A. White.
Ejsm, umm i ME,
Attomc\ s ami ('miiiscliirs at Law and
Lad & Loan Agents,
BLUNT. DAKOTA,
With offices at Blunt and Huron, are
especiallv prepared to lo prompt and care
ful work in Laud matin t» f..re the
U- S. Land Otlice
$60,000*°
Loan
ou Sully county Final l'ruul-. See them.
DICKOVKR HOUSE,"
8.B. DICKOVER, Propriety
BLUNT. I.\K
Headquarters for all Stage Litif
north and northwest, Ciood i
in connection with house.
TlIK
KIK«T-CI~\ks
IIOTM. OK TIIK tSTTW
V.
E.
WKSTOYKR,
i ui Lou ilgeit,
BLUNT, DAKOTA.
Final Proofs attended U. Locate par
tics on lands in Hughes, Sully, and ad
joining counties. xvi
\V l'i«Vt i V I i Ki.-, i i-
BANK of BLUNT
BLUNT. DAKOTA.
Transact a GesiHiai. Hanking Brmmm.
Refer by permission to Union National
Rank, Hacine, Wis. Hon. Wm. P. Lyon,
Associate Justice Supreme Court. Madison,
Wis. lion. It. A. ..Maxwell. State Treas
urer of New York. Albany. N. Y. \vi
C. N. HAWLEY & CO.,
W: O'Cattle Hiid Ret.ill De iertiin
Groceries, frcvisms, Crockery, Glass-
ware, Cigars and Tobacsss.Ao.,
HH NT. DAKOTA.
Hy selling pood goods at small profit*
and bv fair dealing, we hope to merit the
continence and ealecui of uuf aud
friends. Call and aee as.
•ugH-y
_HOME HATPENINOS.
Potatoes have been selling for 25
cents per bushel up around Huron.
—Miss Sarah A. Pake, of Ft. Sully,
is licensed to teach sehool in Hughes
county.
—John Cole is finishing op the in
side of his residence and getting ready
for cold weather.
—Quite a number have lately per
fected title to their lands, hcrealtouts.
and larjre numbers are yet on the
"anxious seat"
—Sully county is evidently catch
ing on" to its share of the fall influx
to Dakota. Our superior soil, lacation
and lay of land is becoming known
and appreciated.
—-The little old sod shack upon the
plains' is now becoming a reality.
The boys are sodding up. and if their
pa|M»rs do not coine back from the
land office will fight it out on that
plan if it takes all winter.
—Thousands of wild geese have
passed over this section the past few
weeks, on their way to southern climes,
some of them alighting and promen
ading around with much dignity for a
time, but most always out of gun shot.
—Notwithstanding Huron and Pierre
parties have shut down. County Clerk
J. A. Meloon is still leading money
on Final Prooik
—The Pierre Signa! Mrs: We nwd
girls." So do we. Nice looking girls.
Girls with wealth. Girls who will rus
tle"—not in silk dresses—but get
around and hash up something good
to eat Yes we need girls in Dakota.
—New residences are beginning to
dot the prairie herealtouts. numerous
ly. The homesteaders who located in
the spring and had six months in
which to make settlement are now
getting down to business in earnest,
atid it is about the
1
Constitutional Convention.—N:v. 8,
1333 -Precinct, Territory and
Voting Places.
The following precinct territory and
voting phuvs have lcen established in
Sully county for the election of Nov.
t»th upon the adoption or rejection of
Constitution prepared for Dakota:
Precinct No. 1 embraces all that
portion of Sully county west of the east
half of range 70 votilTg place ()kolxijo.
Precinct No. 2 embraces the west
half of townships 113. 114, 115 and
11». range 77, townships 113, 114,115
and 116, range 7H, and the cast half of
townships 113, 114,115 and 110, range
79 voting place (,'Iifton.
Precinct No. 3 embraces townships
115
and 11(, ranges 74,75 and7t.and
the east half of township 113, 114,
115 aud 11G, range 77 voting place
Onida.
Precinct No. 4 embraces townships
113 and 114, ranges 74, 75 and 7tS
voting placc the residence of William
1'ogpiey.
—13. 1'.
last days of grace"
with many of them.
—L. M. Simmonds. Esq.. a promi
nent citizen of Antwerp, N. Y., reach
ed Clifton, Thursday. He is an old
friend of W. E. Cook and Geo. Steele.
Mr. Simmonds is delighted with Sully
county and expects to secure some
land near Clifton, and probably also
invest in some village property and
open up a harness shop or engage in
some other business in the spring.
—Do not forget one week from next
Tuesday the people of Stilly count}*
will l»e called upon to vote for or
against the ratification of the work of
the late Constitutional Convention at
Sioux Falls. We suppose every elect
or has examined the document to a
greater or less extent, and we hope to
see ever}* man in the country turn out
and express his opinion of it at the
pedis whether for or against its adop
tion. We should very much like
to see the strength of our county
on this matter, which is of really more
iu^iortancc than many are placing upon
it but |iot alone for this reason, for it
wouhmdore fully give Sully the weight
whichjita actual population ami re
fees entitle it in the sisterhood of
unties. Turn out, everybody.
Mtti
VOLUME I. CLIFTON, SULLY COUNTY, DAKOTA, SATURDAY, OCTOBER 27, 1883. NUMBER 28.
TEE JUIIT KM WATCHMAN.
Brier, of Onida, favored us
with a call, Tuesday.
—D. D. Bryant, of Carson, was in
town on business, Friday, and gave us
a call.
—Ilev. Henry A. Barden of Clifton,
preached in the Bltrat Opera House
last Sunday evening.
—The Hand County Press man has
seen petrified flesh. So have we—
boarding-house lieefsteak.
—Kev. (). II. Sproul was the dele
gate from Sully county to the late Pro
hibition Convention at Huron.
—Rev. T. D. Kiggs is chairman of
Sully county for the Prohibition Home
Protection Party of Southern Dakota.
—Flax seed is bringing a much bet
ter price in Minnesota than heretofore,
hut the advance in tiu*» part of Dakota
is not in proportion.
—This otlice has printed notiees for
the Constitutional election Nov. (»th,
and we now have assurance of an
election being held.
—The way the dirt is being flopped
over in Sully county would astonish
the eastern farmer, who seldom thinks
of plowipg at this season of the year.
—Ilenry Potter has secured the ma
terial for finishing up the inside of his
store, and will soon be ready, though
probal ly not exactly willing, for cold
weather.
—Commissioner G. J. Millett, Sr.,
will soon furnish us an article on tree
culture. His practicle knowledge on
this most im]Hrtant subject will be
found of great benefit to our many
readers.
—II. Besaneon, editor of the Har
rold Star, made us a very pleasant
visit, Tuesday. Mr. B. is an old hand
at the business, makes a good paper
and is doing his duty in bringing llar
rold to the front
—We are in possession of conclus
ive evidence that the
Watchman
has
been instrumental in bringing many
people from the states to Sully county,
and it has leen brought about by the
truthful report* of our fine countiy.
—The Laird, Norton Co., of Blunt,
is one of the oldest and most reliable
firms in the lumber trade, and carries
a very large and extensive line of ev
erything in the building line. See
their adv. elsewhere and give them a
call.
—Ton who arc storing potatoes
should sprinkle a little lime among
them which will greatly assist in pre
venting the rot, which is a parasitic
fungus, and the lime destroys the
germ. This from the most reliable
authority.
Estrayed.—From
sec.
24,
on Wednesday evening, Oct.
115-7S,
24,
1SS3,
a sorrel Texas horse, weighing a!xut!
850, with speckled tick-bites, branded
R. S." on left shoulder and hip, has,
small saddle mark on right side and
back, new shoes all round. Had on
web halter and was going north-west
when last seen. A reasonable reward
will be paid for his return to Clifton or
Bluut. S. Moaais.
SSKESAW.-116-79.
The laic rains have created a boom
for the sod breakers. Those not plow
ing for themselves ask all the way
from six to eight dollars per acre.
The tree claims of the Cole broth
ers, of Clifton, are in 110-79, on the
line of the Chicago & Northwestern
survey. It is posmble that a depot
will lie located iu that vicinity, and
the citizc-ns have already named the
new town Kcneaaw.
Mr. Snyder, on 28, 116-79, will
make a trip, soon, to tile Black Hills
with three teams.
A. M. (ilasgow, on sen*. 34, llti-79,
was joined by his wife and two child
ren from Chicago, last week. They
have come to stay.
Major Omstcad, on see. 20. llti-79.
brought, on his recent return from
Chicago, a complete outfit for Inuring
wells. After use on his own premises
he proposes to aee what he can do Ibr
his neighbors.
S. V. K.
—W. II. Brown, of the land firm of
Gilmour & Brown, Blunt, was in town
on business, Tuesday.
—S. Morris, of Lincoln, HI.,
his homestead on 24,115-78.
111 town
arrived
a few days ago and took jiosscssion
of
—W. T. Whittcmore, representing
the hrm of Rand. McNally & Co., Chi
cago,
wtm
on
day.
business,
Mon­
COMMISSIONERS' PROCESSINGS.
i.inox, D. T.. October to, ita.
Board met at 1 oYlook, paranant to a4j°tirnmeat.
Comnila»ioiivr* lluuv«r and Millett
Cotn'r In the C'likir.
Th« initiate* of tb« praririaa meeting w*r« r«ad
and approved.
Petition as follow*, nlgncd by fifteen voters nf
Grand View School Township and by Heveti ro
tors of PymoM School Township was prcxente'l
Totlio HonnraM" Knurr! of County Commissioner*
of Hull* county, Pako'.a:
Wo, the undersigned, would respectively petition
your honorable body to detach the ea*t tia.f of unc
tion twrnty-flve and thirty-»lx from rand View
school district, township 114, range *, and attacli
the same to I'ymoaa school district, township 114,
ran«i' 7lJ, for *eh»ol purposes.
Pymosa Town, T'J. Grand View Town, NO.
Swcny, A Par-one,
.liio W Moaner, James Mi«..wan.
W II Whittemore, Theodore Rohay.
liowi-n. I' 11 MHiuwu,
\V .) Kkiirlt, W II Kiddoa,
A i|ea*«tt, Oeo li HendWSOB)
A AihI.TSOB, Heelve.
K leas •, K O See
l*o,
It Teniplirtoa, II Mull,
fj Wright, S I. Chatturk,
A Hunch, Aaron .1 Hunch,
S Mi-Karlund,
A N Parrel t,
Wr, the undersigned resident illienpof Pyniosa
Township, having the re|tiL- it* nnmberof children
of s*'liod age to entitle us to a school house, being
debarred from location «-»id school houit oeni a'ly
wherv it will arcotiiiuiKlate the greatest number,
by section No. 77, page its, in SesMon I.awsof IhjB,
prohibiting the lK'atisn of a school houiM within
one mile of the Township line. We, therefore, pe
tition you to re arrangeihe boundary by annexing
so inoch of sections 1
i and 3 of Clifton ownnhip
to Pymosa Township as will enabie ns to locate
•aid school house on the northeast quarter of sec
tion 25,
1) 1» Uryant, Hi) Pease, Rrnner,
I. llruner, .1 I lirnner, tieo pra»e.
Jonathan i iwin, Rrmt i Owen, Ilenry Holiror,
Wm Courtney, N S Itruner, Swi.ny.
The following reuioutlranee to this petition,
signed by 21 voters of Clifton School Township,
was received:
To the Honorable Board of Couutv Commissiomtra
of uily t'oitiity, i. T.:
We, the uud'Tnignnd citlsens of Clifton School
Township, Sully county, Dakota, would respectfully
urge our remonstrance against the sotting apart of
any |»art or portion of the area now comprised la
said school township, and against the chaugiiit In
any manner of the present boundaries of the came
believing thai it would in lime work permanent in
jury, and unnece-uarily complicate the labor of lo
catiug the several school houses in said Clifton
School Township.
Wm Koss, IT n.w.ver, O W Lee,
k iciciiim, .'«* li v\ icm-itn, I K Volt*,
I* A l"or»llliger, V hsinberlsiii, It Wlntm.-UL
II Wbitiusu, A W lncalls. \V N Melin.n,
11 Neal, II (iropengie*er, Kenny,
.1 ir«iver, K Asblev. W 1{ (.aylonl,
A MjKsII, John Thoui|is»n,
The lluard decided thai, cou^iiksriug the petition
and remonstrance, the petition could not he grant
ed.
The division of Sully county into Commissioners
Districts was made as follows
District No. .'t ti cniultt of all of Congressional
Townships thirteen tl3), Fourteen ill). Fifteen (I*)
and .Sixteen (I6i north, of Itangu suveuty-four (74i,
Township thirteen IU). fouiteen (14), fifteen (16)
aud sixtoeu (10) of range eeveuly-Ave (75) and the
east haif of townships thirteen 113), fourteen i ll),
tlfteen (16) and sixteen (l«) in rauge seventy-six
(76), all west of the Fifth Principal Meridian.
District No. 2 to consist of Congressional Town
shi|s thirteen (13), fourteen (14'. fifteen (15) anil
sixteen in range seventy .ntveu (77) Town
ships thirteen (13", fourteen (14i, fifle.-n (l*) and
sixteen (16) in range seventy eight (7s), and the
west half of township thirteen i), fourteen iMi,
fifteen 15) and sixteen IAi in ranjje seventy ais
(7f) all ea»l of the Fifth Principal Meridian.
Uutrict No. I to consist of the balance of Sully
count) lying wtrst of District No. S, and extending
to the Mix-willri Itiver.
The County ciprk was authorited to have the rec
ords |ertainiug to Sully county, now recorded in
the office of thu KegUter of Deeds of llughes coun
ty, transferred to the Sully county records at t)M
lowest consistent cost
The Board took a recess at fcM) p. m. to 7 p. tn.
CVKNIVG SIIKSION.
Present Messrs. Ili"rer and Millett.
Warrant was directed to In* drawn In fkvor of Per
kins Bros, of fiionx City, for $l'£t (ki, in paymeoi of
second tnsiillinent of County Ite ords received.
Also lo Wm. P. Kos«, II. H, llutts, Henry Potter
asJudgexof school election, and II. \V. I^tgerlon
and A. Meloon ai Clerks of election in lirton
Sehotd Township, Sept 15, 1.8H, atnouuling to $2 00
each. |IA »M.
John c. ltlai»lell waa appointed constable of Sul
ly county to Alt \Hc»uc oivasioited by (eo. Bowers
falling to qualify
At it.lS oVItH'k p. ni. the Iloard adjour iod.
J. A. Ubi^iok, Ctmaty Clerk.
I
Octoiikk 3rd. ISM.
aul
John Himiliy,
Coan.
letter of A.J Ashrroft, of (iraml View towi
ship, objis'ting to the object of the petition, re
ceived arid read and considered. After full discus
sion upon motion of Com'r Hoover, the petition waa
granted, and the east half «f sertimis 2S and 30 of
rand View town«liip wran c'etached from that
township and attached to "ytnosa township, for
schxi| purpoees
Rill of Ii. I) Rryant, JuaUoe of the Peace for
Sully county, amounting t.i f41 MS, f-r Justice's,
witnesses', sheriff's and con.ttabie'a fees in nilt of
Territory of Dakota vs. Thmna* Nolan, Kred Myhr
and .lay Hoover, was received and laid on the table.
Bills of Frank Hriirbant.»!has H. Ajar. Cliatt \V.
llolraes aud II.
ii.
ft N)
Cashing, for
each, for ser­
vices as Judge* and Clerks of election innida
townhip S»pt 15, lSKt, were allowtnl and warrauU
drawn, tbi* election being the tiret school electiea
and hud under the direction of the Connly Cob*
misaioiieri.
Petition a* follows signed by 13 voters of Pymua
scho^il township waa received:
Cassow, Sci.LT Co D. T.
To the Board of County Commissioners
1J. V. II.H.VKK.
Mil. UOOYKK, haviug
HAYDEN BROS.,
PIERRE, DAKOTA.
WK X0W HAVE A VEItY LARGE AN1) EXmSiVII
STOCK OF
Dry goods, Clothing, Boats,
Shoes and Groceries
Which have come in car lots within the last few days. Consequently we offer
our jreods at the following very low prices, which cannot be Ijeat anywhere
in
the
'nitetl States. This is very strong language,
the following prices will
Ik?
the proof:
DRY GOODS.
fnli-o nnd Prints, good assortment at 4} cents, worth 7 to 8 rents.
(Jinjrliitms, "8 10 to 12 ccnts.
D. kincH. 15 85 cents.
iishmcrcH. "40 00 tu 70 cents.
Onilis. ft nr»., for $1, worth $l.ft0 and upwards.
Itlankcts, f'* and prr pr.lr, wnrth
$1
This space In-longsto 11. 1. .JONES,
of the ('ash Star IJroeery, I'ierre, who
will occupy it with a new adv. lie
will make pricc» with iyiy one in Da*
koUt. See hiin liefore buying.
Hoover & Edgerton,
Money Loaned on Final Proofs.
INSURANCE ON FARM PROPERTY.
Improvements made on Tree Claims
bat nevertheless call and aee.
am! ft".
Good, heavy Winter Suitx wnrlli Sl'. 1 Woo! WiiMvr t?!ULi WOrtU$M
(Sooil English 'itssimcrc Suits, st I I, worth i?00. All 10, IB
jf«r(l antl Best Frcnch Wor.-ti-d Suits worth $2S.
Ovucoat- of all grades anil oualitics. ^4 and upwards, worth double whut we ask.
Hoot* and Nhocs
Of all kinds. We are now offering at very low prices* in Ladles', (Jentlcnien*'.
Youths', Uoy»' and Children's. Ladies' Pebble Goat $1.25, worth $2.50.
A.cn .s HooU, $2.f0 to •a.
Groceries, Queens ware, Ctcckeif
Buying all goods strictly for Ca*h an«l in larger quantities than an}* other
house in our line, enables us to offer many cash bargains unapproachable. All
goods marked in plain figures. One price for all. Money refunded at all
times if goods are not satisfactory. Orders promptly filled from all jMirtu of
the country
HAYDEN BROS
Pierre, D. T., & Chicago.
11. W. KiMii- it roN,
AII!
lor Noii-Kesidents.
Collections Made.
PUTS CORRECTED TO LATEST MAILS.
Ihvii
Taxes Paid
a resident of Sully county for seven years, is
familiar with all lands iu Sully and Potter counties, is well prepared to d»
llKM'ini -.
REFERENCE 5—FIRST NATIONAL BANK,
ANDCITIZKXS' HANK.0I'' 1'1 KliUK EDMUNDS,111 1)
S0N & CO., 1JANK1-IIS, VAN ki UN, D. T.
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