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—AT— casrixxA.. s. :d.a_:e:., —BY— J. H. GROPENGIESER, —AT— SI .50 Per Year in Advance. OFFICIAL PAPER Of SULlfraUNTT ]QR. H. C. PEASE, PHYSICIAN & SURGEON, ONIDA. S. D. Offers his services to tv^people of Onida and vicinity. THOS. M. CODDARD, ATTORNEY AT LAW, ONIDA, SOUTH DAKOTA. OFTICS—First door South of Court House. 11 Seed Corn and Millet. 50 busliels of Seed Broom-corn Millet, and 30 bushels of German Millet, at 50 cents per bushel, and 20 bushels of Yellow Dent seed corn at $1.00 per bushel. Seed will be delivered in Onida mjr place in Blaine township. L. on orders left at, the WATCHMAN office, all or B. MATUSCH, Ney at Post-Office. Girl Wanted. I want a good girl immediately to do general housework. W. N. MELOON, Onida. —If you are in need of Harness, Col lars, Leather or repairs go to Faust's. Hats! Hats! Latest Styles! Largest and choicest varieties ever brought into the County now at the Bargain Store. Lands for Lease. Western Loan & Trust Co's. lands in all parts of the county for lease. W. N. MELOON, Onida. A New Joke On the liver. When it is out of order and you feel blue, try a few doses of Beggs' Little Giant Pills. Your liver will appreciate the joke. So will you. For sale by J. F. Cole, Onida. Don't you want a New Suit of Clothes? Well, French has just re ceived a large invoice. Child's suits, Boy's suits, Men's Suits, Working Suits, Dress Suits in fact, most every thing except law-suits. And Prices are low as you will admit if you call and price them. Cattle Herding. During the season of 1893 I will herd cattle at my ranch—Sec. 11-115-77, Garner township—at $1.00 per head. When a party has 20 or more I will make a reduc tion in price. Good range and good wa ter. will do the herding myself. JOHN PKF/JGMACHBB. P. O. Address: Onida, S. D. Herd Notice. I will herd horses and catlle at my ranch in Harrison township during the season of 18U3 at the following prices. Cattle $1.00 for the season. Horses 50 cents per month. "Mexican Joe" will be the P. O. your doctor's bills J. Cole, Onida. herder. J. M. LINDI.EV, address: Gettysburg, S. D. TAKE*NOTICE? We keep constantly on hand a fall line of Undertakers' Goods, all prices, at Blunt, S. Dak. CAPITAL CITY FURNITURE 20.tf AMOS WILEY, Co. Manager. —Those hand made Harness at Faust's go like hot cakes. Come and buy in time and avoid the rush. A A, Faust. The Army Bill Is not the one that worries us but the doctor's bill. Keep a supply of Family Medicines on hand Biggs' and reduce 95 per cent. Sold by —A. A. Faust has some fine 3-ply Ingrain Carpets for sale, and samples of body Brussles from which to order. Call and examine. —Washing Machines and Wringers at Faust's. I can save you 15 per cent. —If you are in need of any Harness you should examine those hand-made, oak tanned, at Faust's. FOB SALE. 350 head of sheep for sale for oash or on time. Inquire at the WATCHMAN office. *-Fine spring and summer suits, all styles, at JJUgpr's, Pierre. NOTICE. I will be in Onida on Saturday of each week in the future to attend to any busi ness that may come before me. Parties wishing to take out final naturalization papers or to make linal proof before me are requested to fix for Saturday as the time such business. THOS. M. GODDARD, County Judge. HOME HAPPENINGS. —Cool and wet. —Prof. Reed, of Norfolk, was in the city Tuesday last. —Jackson wagons, the very best. For sale at French's. —W. N. Meloon made a business trip to Pierre, this week. —J. B. Roberts of Potter P. O., was doing business in the city Monday. —Hon. J. E., and Frank Lawrence, of Morton, were in the city Tuesday. —Link Sheffer of Lincoln, was a caller at this sanctum, Monday last. —Born on the 18th, inst., to Mr. and Mrs. M. Todd of Artichoke, a daughter —Ben Lister of Lincoln was a pleasant caller at this office, Saturday last. —Miss Maud Cole is attending school at the Hall school, Blaine town ship. —Get a Hat at J. D. Hilger & Co's. that is warranted to wear over two ears. —Sam Lilly who was kicked by a horse last Friday night is around again. Frank Collins, of Hartford township, was doing business at the hub last Saturday. —Wilfrid Nelson is breaking prairie for F. A. Duffield, on his farm south east of town. —Liverymen Thompson, of Gettys burg, was in the city Sunday night and Monday. —Mesdames Meacham and Hoising ton of Milford, were trading in town last Saturday. —Quite a rain and hail storm pass ed through this section of tli** country Sunday morning. —Francis Barber now palls the reins over the flyers on the Blunt Onida stage line. —Lewis Maxson, of Clifton town ship, is building a fine house on his claim near Clifton. —Commissioner Walker of Summit township, was a pleasant caller at this office, last Saturday. —The Onida boys will meet to morrow afternoon for the purpose of organizing a B. B. 9. —Joe. Miles, who has been suffering from a severe attack of rheumatism, is able to be around again. —Marcus Todd recently Sled a homestead on the North East of Sec. 11, Farmington township. —The latest in childrens' and boys' suits—knee pants, star shirt waists, etc., at J. D. Hilger, & Co's. —W. R. Stowe of Brookings, repre senting the Rockford Overall Co., spent Sunday night in town. —Thos. Doner, who has been troubl ed with an abscess on his throat for some time is improying slowly. E. E. Pierce, a merchant, of Faulk ton made final proof on his claim in Section 24, this township, Wednesday. —Miss Florence Bents, of Blunt, has been visiting in Onida for the past week, the guest of Miss Flossie Cole. —T. M. Simmons has opened his immmse stock of dry goods and start ed business in the Hiepler building at Blurt —Foot ball is all the rage. Most all the boys indulge and seem to get an immense amount of sport out of the game. —It will pay you to make an extra trip to Pierre to see Hilger Co's. new stock of Clothing and Furnishing Goods. —O. C. Wing, representing Tarbox, Schihck ind Co., boot and shoe house, St. Paul, was taking orders in town, Monday. —Mr. and Mrs. L. Livingstone of this township, visited their daughter, Mrs. Scliultz, of Milford township, last Saturday. —WAITE BROS, at Blunt have in a full carload of Genuine Glidden Steel Barb Wire, both painted and galvan ized, upon whicl} they are offering special inducements. If you need any barb wire it will be to your interest to see them before buying. A visit to Onida, last Saturday, con vinced the writer that our county seat is thriving, everybody—except Sheriff Smith—was busy, the streets and busi ness houses were full of people, and vet —Gropengieser tried to make us be lieve it was a dull day.— Okobojo Times. I IJLIUHI Headquarters U. S. Grant Post, No. 95. W. It. C., No. 59, and Corporal Tanner Camp, No. 37, S. of V., Onida. The following committees have been ap pointed to arrange for Memorial Day services: On monument to Unknown Dead— Mesdames Eliza J. Brown, Tillie Garner and Miss Ida Shepherd. On School House Decoration—Mr. and Mrs. A. A. Faust, Mesdarres Anna Garner and Elizabeth Kiminel and W. J. Johns ton. On Flowers—Misses Lizzie Porter, Ida Shepherd and Elena Johnston and Mes dames Sue Shepherd, Hugh Porter, Anna Doner and Maria Sergeant. To Decorate Graves with Plaffs—C. H. Agar and A. Y. Denton, PROGRAM: Exercises to begin o'clock sharp. Music by Band. Reading of Mort. Buttler, of Okobojo township, was over to to Onida last Saturday. He reports having lost a fine yearling colt with distemper. That disease seems to be unusually prevalent and very serious this spring. —Clerk of Courts H. D. Enoe and his cousin Mrs. Lizzie Paddock, will occuny the Weyand residence on Broadway. They have been papering and renovating the building in general the past week. We are informed that Mrs, Paddock will open a dress mak ing shop. DIED JOHN FLETCHER: At the home of B. J. Filmore in Summit township, on Friday, May 18, 1893, of consumption. Mr. Fletcher was a brother of Mrs. Filmore, and was a resident of Sully county since last fall. Rev. Lewtas, of Blunt, conducted the funeral services and the remains were interred in the Blunt cemetery. VOLUME XI. ONIDA, SULLY COUNTY, SOUTH DAKOTA, FRIDAY, MAY 16, 1893. NUMBER 6. MEMORIAL DAY EXERCISES. at school house at 1 Ord&M. Prayer. Song. Oration by Rev. Bert. Rayson. Song. Order of march will be arranged by the Officer of the Day, The Band will furnish music for the march to the Cemetery. Vocal music in charge fo Prof. Gates. Officer of the Day—J, F. Cole. Members of A. O. U. W., W. C. T. U., the Sunday School and the public are in vited to attend the services and participate in the march. —Corn planting is the order of the day among the farmers, and they are putting forth all their effort to plant a large crop. —Don't forget Memorial Day servic es, next Tuesday. Everybody is in vited to come and bring all the flowers you can find. —John Todd, recently of Potter Co. has purchased the Bartlett farm in Framington township, and moved on the place last Thursday. —Carl Wilkin a recent arrival from Germany has made a homestead filing on the south-east quarter of section 22, Garner township. —Will Lang, who has been visiting friends here for some time returned to his home in Greeley, Iowa, Friday last. The WATCHMAN follows him. —The donation party held at the Onida house last Friday night for the benefit of Rev. DeGolier was a success. The receipts amounted to upwards of $25. —Nelson McGuire and mother and John Lowery and family, who left for Nebraska last fall, returned to Sully county the fore part of this week to stay. —H. E. Tagg and family and Mrs. Jas. Miller and family, made a pleas, ure trip to Forest City, Saturday after noon, and returned home Monday forenoon. —John G. Arnold and A. G. Biggs are wielding their paint brushes on the Court House this week, and it im proves the appearance of the building very much. —M. L. Weed returned from Fair bank, Sunday, where he has been work ing for B. P. Hoover. He brought back with him a fine young team of Clyde horses. —W. J. Johnston went over to his farm in Fairbank township, Tuesday. Mr. Johnston will gather flowers along the Missouri river for decorative pur poses, next Tuesday. —Miss Lillie Collins who is teach ing in Morton township, had the mis fortune of being thrown from her buggy and sprained her ankle. She is reported to be getting better. —There was no service in Onida last Sunday morning on account of the rain and hail storm. Rev. Rayson preached a practicle and instructive sermon to an appreciative audience in the evening. 0BITUABY. Aiken—Died at the home of hie parents in this city at 10 :x!5 thin morning. Wilbur F. Aiken of in flamation of the bowels, aged 2(j years, 7 months and la days. The death of Wilbur Aiken was not entirely unexpected, he having been dan gerously ill for about ten days and his physicians giving but little hope from the first. Deceased was born at Fairmont, Ver million county, Illinois, in 1866, and came_ to this state with his parents in 1883, locating in Sully county. About two years ago the family moved to Pierre, having resided here since that time. Wilbur Aiken was a young man of great promise, having a strong moral character above reproach. He was intel ligent, industrious and earnest, being liked by all with whom he came in con tact, his integrity and conscientiousness having impressed those who knew him most forcibly. For the past year and a half he has been connected with various business in stitutions in this city, and bad the im plicit confidence of his employers. He was an earnest and consistent christian having united with the M. E. church of this city during the winter just passed. Everyone who knew him will join in the sorrow for his loss, realizing that a good and useful life has been cut down just as it was entering the field of responsibility, where beyond question its influence would have been felt in whatever vineyard it would have been called to labor.—Pierre Daily Capital, May 22. MORTON. Windy of late. Jim Ingle returned home Tuesday. Mrs. T. J. Yoder's sister from Pou^h keepsie is visiting frisnds in this vicinity. The Morton school opened last Monday with Mr. Henry Blaire as teacher. H. Landau made a trip to Pierre Friday. Ed. Blair lost a fine horse lately. Dell Arnold has leased theShillingfarm for two more years. It is reported that Dell is going to find a partner. He is a very industrious young man and we do not see why he would not prosper. Jno Holloway while coming from Onida was thrown from his wagon and had his ankle dislocated. With the aid of Dr. Pease John is able to be up WATCHMAN Bit again. X. Y. Z. —Now will something happen dur ing the absence of the proprietor, that we can elaborate and make ourselves famous, like the Onida Journal when it gave forth its "death hallow" on which but one fatality ever occurred Wont someone burst a hat band, lose a shoe string, send in a double yolker by mail, dig a well in a lake bed and "it filled full to the surface" or report triplets, "parents doing well." Come now you news gatherers get a move on you and help us out. —A man named Horn living at Forest City, while at work on the banks of the Cheyenne creek found a petrified man. The osteolite is 6 teet two inches in length. It is said that this is the most perfect thing in this line that has ever been found. While taking it to the city one of the limbs were broken, and it is said that the muscles can be seen and appear as natural as life. People do not have to cross the ocean now-a-days to to see wonders, but can stay at home and see some of the greatest wonders of the day. NOTICE. Notice is hereby given of meetings to be held at the following places for the purpose of letting contracts for breaking fire guards: Hartford township, Brooking school house, June 2nd, Farmington township, Rilling school house, June 3rd. Meetings to be held at 3 o'clock p. m. J. S. —I have Just traded for Onida, S.D. WALKER, Commissioner District No. 2. —Dr. F. W. Cannon, of Huron, will visit Blunt on June 23. one day only. Anyone wishing fine dental work should not fail to call on him, Painless work a specialty and all work waranted. a- Six Thousand Dollar Of Clothing, Boots and Shoes. I have a fine assortment and can sell than any CAEAPER Merchant in Central Dakota. It will pay anyone to To Examine This Large Stock. South COME 20 MILES I will be open IN BLUNT BY MAY 18TH, 1893. Come and see pe for bargains. I am Yours for Business, T. M. SIMMONS, Blunt, S. D. MILLINERY. I wish to announce to the Jjdies of (f)nila and Vkinitv that I have just received a complete line of the Latest I Bfa' Please call and examine my stock. By the CAR LOAD. I hare just received a Car Load of Farm Implements, consisting of The Old Reliable McCormick Mowers and Hay Bakes. The Light-Running all Steel Craver Headers, Gang and Walking Plows* Buggies and Carts, and everything you may want, which I will sell at Low Prices and terms to suit purchasers. HEAR YE! GO TO THE And buy Goods at Reduced Prices for Cash Cut Prices on Nearly Everything.' Now is Your Time to BUY CLOTHING, DRY GOODS, HARDWARE and MOST GROCERIES. Styles Mrs. J. F. COLE. Farm Machinery of ONIDA, S. D. M. I*. FRENCH. J. H. GROPENGIESER, HEAL ESTATL DEALER, INVESTMENTS FOR NON-RESIDENTS, TITLES EXAMINED, ABSTRACTS FURNISHED, TAXES PAID. ONIDA. SOUTH DAKOTA W. N. MELOON, mUEAlCE, ONIDA, SOUTH DAKOTA. Title Examination a Specialty. I have the Only Abstracts in Sully County.