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.?. Ht. GROPENGIKSER, Publi.sii.r. ONJ DA, SULLY CO., SO. OAK There are In Prussia more than 10, 000 physicians in practice, an average •f one to every 2,600 inhabitants. The most quarrelsome creature in the world is the scorpion. Two placed in the same box will always sting each other to death. Ml sawing a log at Beaver Dam Mills, In Burke county. Ga., a snake was found in a knot hole, which, when the tree was standing, was 52 feet from the ground. It is said that a large proportion of the plumes worn by the ladies who at tend the queen's drawing room are hired from a shop which makes a busi aaw of renting out plumes. Tfte old country house, Woodly. to which the President and Mrs. Cleveland go this week, is a line old mansion that was once the property of Francis Scott Key, author of "The Star Span gled Banner." The silkworm's web is only the five thousand three hundredth part of an inch in thickness, and same of •lie spi ders sp?n a web so minute that it would take (50.000 of them to form a rope an Inch in diameter. A report on Italian trade issued by the British embassy gives $100,000,000 as the amount annually spent in Italy by tourists and visitors from foreign countries. Of this large amount almost one-third is contributed by Americans. Expedition Island, forty miles from the northwest coast of Australia, has sunk out of sight, forty-eight feet be low the surface of the sea. It was thirteen miles long and one mile in width. There was excuse for the driving •f the Moors from Spain, for the Moors had entered the country as invaders. But the Chinese are in the United States because wo invited them to coma here. A sew kind of wire for telephone use, having an aluminum-bronae core with a copper-bronze envelope, is be ing experimented with in Germany. It is said to have a low resistance and great tensile strength. August 9 is the appropriate day named for a grand gathering of Vir ginians at the world's fair. On that day the 274th anniversary of tlie as sembling at Jamestown of the first rep resentative legislative body «f Ameri oans will occur. A Chicago preacher threatens to unite all church people in a boycott of the world's fair. It is evident that the teachings of Christ have not found so deep root in his heart that he could turn the other cheek to be smitten. |«t«n still has a strong hold upon him. The change in the character of tha proprietorship of the New York Herald means simply that the editorial force will hereafter receive its semi-occasion ad shake-up from the president of a stock company instead of from Mr. Bennett in his individual capacity. Simply this and nothing more. Recipients of favors have brief mem ories. It is only three years ago this month that some of the chaps who are now writing sarcastic paragraphs about William Waldorf Astor were noting with admiration and short-lived grati tude the fact that he had given $5,000 to the benevolent fund of the New York Press club. It is to be noted that the story that France is massing soldiers on the Ger man frontier comes from Berlin. It la also be noted that Berlin is the the address of the Emperor Wilhelm, who is anxious to create a sentiment that will cause the next reichstag to pass the bill increasing tho German army The cost of living in India increases year by year simultaneously with the depreciation of the currency. Every Important article of consumption is considerably dearer than twenty years ago, and housekeepers may well grum ble when the price of milk has gone up 31 per cent, and that of beef 30* per lent. Even rice costs 6 per eeut taor* than of old. The Nile has a fall of six inches to the 1,000 miles. The overflow commences in June every year and continues until August, attaining an elevation of from twenty-four to twenty-six feet above low water mark, and flowing through the "Valley of Egypt" in a turbulent body twelve miles wide. During the last 1,000 years there has been but one sudden rise of the Nile, that of 1829, when 30,000 people were drowned. THE WEEKLY NEWS DIGEST EVENTS OF THE PAST WEEK IN A CONDENSED FORM. The Latest and Most Important News of the World, Culled Fro th© Telegraph Ro— ports of the Press Associations. The Capital. Secretary Hoke Smith decides several Northwestern land contests. Pension Commissioner Lochren revokes the "completed files" order of Cornmis *ioner llarnn. Orders have been issued prohibiting the landing of all weak-minded immi grants in this country. William Pence, seventy years of age, was caught beneath a heavy log at Roann, lnd., and crushed to death. But 3,161 Chinese, out of 110,000 in the United States, have registered na iler the Geary law. Edgar L. Givens of Arkansas is ap pointed consul at Winnipeg to succeed the late James W. Taylor. The government loses from $8,000,000 to $10,000,000 by an adverse decision sf the United States supreme court on the hat trimming case. The president and Mrs. Cleveland hare moved to their country home. Mem bers of the family are looking forward to an interesting event, to occur, it is •tated, in July. It is stated that the president and Democratic leaders in congress will agree upon a programme comprising the re peal of the Sherman law and the federal election laws, the removal of the tax from state bank currency, the imposition of an income tax and a reduction of all tariff duties. Casualty, Gemes Feroglig and Jis Genoglis, Italians, were asphyxiated by gas in a hotel at Joliet. 111. Lorenz Dennis of Quincy, aged eigh teen, had both legs cut off by a train and die.-l soon afterward. Another break has occurred in the Mississippi river levee at Brooks Mill, Ark., near Greenville, Miss. John Roberson, forty years of age, while drunk laid down on a railroad track near Joliet to sleep and an early morn ing train killed him. A Heading locomotive boiler exploded at Lebanon. Pa., killing Engineer Yoeum and his nephew. John Yoeum, fourteen years old, and injuring several persons. Train No. 3 on the New York & Ohio roalroad ran into a landslide near Evan gelo. eight miles north of Meadville. Pa., recently. Engineer Luke was fatally in jured and the passengers badly shaken up. The engine, mail, express and two baggage cars were badly damaged. The establishment of Dawson & Co., at 32 West Baltimore street, Baltimore, was completely gutted by fire this after noon. A large stock of trunks, satchels, harness, etc., was destroyed. The loss on stock and building is over $100,000 insurance, $70,000. In a freight wreck on the Pan Handle at Frazeburg, Ohio, caused by the break ing of an axle on the bridge spanning the canal, two tramps, names unknown, and Brakeman Frank Forsythe of Steuben ville were killed. Five cars were thrown into the canal. The Hamburg-American Packet com pany's steamship Wandrahm, from Ant werp for Montreal, went ashore at Ap ple Island, 130 miles below Quebec, dur ing a fog. Besides a general cargo the Wandrahm has »UG steerage passengers from different points in E urops. People in Print. Bishop Bissell, of the Episcopal diocese of Vermont, died at Burlington, Vt. Miss Rose Cleveland sailed from Eng land for New York on the steamer Etru ria yesterday. The pope will send the golden rose of virtue this year to Marie Henrietta, queen of the Belgians. John Wanamaker was elected president of the National Temperance society at the annual meeting in New York. So carefully was young King Alexander of Servia brought up that when he vis ited Paris two years ago he was not permitted to see "Aida" at the Grand opera house because of the love-making that goes on in that famous opera. Edison is quoted as Baying experience, whatever has that in his been proved to be impossible by mathematical authori ties has been the easiest invention to produce. Dr. Lenox Browne, who has stepped into the shoes of Sir Morell Mackenzie in London as an authority on diseases of the throat, was, at the age of twenty five, Sir Morell's chief chemical assist ant. When the wife and daughters of the Chinese minister to England were pre sented to Queen Victoria they were al lowed to remain seated after their pres entation, as their small feet unfitted them for long standing. In view of the frequency of such ac cidents to him, it is of interest to note that there is a popular superstituion in Germany that the kaiser will ultimately meet his death through a carriage ac cident. William W. Thomas, who died in Eliza beth. N. J., last week, was the only survivor of New York's delegation in the •convention that nominated William Hen ry Harrison for the presidency. Miss Florence Bryan, a young English woman, has abandoned Christianity and married a native official of India. She was married according to the Sikh rites, and is now a member of the Sikh relig ious community. Sinful Doings. Burglars secured $000 from the post office safe at Iiushville, lnd. Albert Stuart was caught at Cut-off Lake, Neb., while robbing a grave. A green goods man in Brooklyn is fatally shot by a victim. Frank L. Aliay, the notorious New Hampshire fcurderer, is hanged, and the Job is bungled. Helen Geary, thirty-five years old, was arrested in New York while "holding up" John O'Brien. She nearly killed the maa. Coy. Hrnrg of Texas has commuted the death sentence of the negro Bruce, who was convicted of assaulting a white woman. Two Salvation Army men—George Talet and George Mason—are under ar rest at Sioux City, Iowa, for counterfeit ing silver coin. The jury in the case of Wesley Rip pey, who shot John W Mackay at San Francisco, failed to agree. Rippey will have another trial. The shortage of Francis H. Weeks of New York, who was connected with various enterprises at Superior, Wis., and who has disappeared, is $1,000,000. The sum of $10,000 has been sub scribed as a reward for the arrest of the persons who caused the explosion at Muscatine, Iowa, resulting in the de struction of three dwellings. John Kearney and Frank Hughes were arrested at St. Louis for destroying the work of R. J. Gunning & Co. of Chicago. They are said to be employed by a rival firm. C. P' Teller, a diamond thief, con cealed himself in a box of hardware and was carried out of the Jackson (Mich.) penitentiary, escaping. He was serving a seven years' sentence. A fight occurred near Castle, Mont., between a posse of thirteen deputy sheriffs and two desperadoes named Har ry Gross and William Gay. One officer was killed and both the desperadoes were shot to death. 1 hey had killed a deputy several days previous, and were resisting arrest. In a fit of jealous lage. William Mor ris, an ex-convict, shot his wife three times, fired an ineffectual shot at her mother and then shot himself in the head^ at Keylesville. Mo. Both he and his victim are still alive, but are mortally wounded. Morris and his wife have been separated, but had agreed to live to gether again. His sudden change of mind on that point yesterday precipitated the shooting. The Forelsrn Budgret. Prof. Koch, of lymph fame. Is to wed a Berlin actress. He was divorced a short time ago. The portrait of Napoleon, HI., by Meissonier, has been bought by the prince of Wales. The Italian minstry of justice is pre paring a bill which will prevent priests from meddling with politics. A panic occurred on a ferry boat near Borovisehee, Russia, and many persons were drewned. The plan for a reconciliation between the kaiser and Bismarck is said to be favored by the ex-chancellor. The Spanish government will send three torpedo boats to Cuba to assist in patrolling the coast against filibustering expeditions. Two torpedo boats maneuvering with the German Baltic squadron went aground a few miles from Kariskna, Sweden. They are in a dangerous posi tion. Several hundred striking carpenters at Vienna atacked the men who had been employed to do their work. They fought the police called to disperse them and six or seven of them received severe wounds. The Dowager Duchess of Sutherland, sentenced to six weeks' imprisonment for burning a document which she had been permitted to see by order of the court, will not have her sentence com muted by the home office, but will have to remain in jail. Considerable excitement has been caused in the city of Valencia, Spain, by a dynamite outrage. A dynamite cartridge was exploded at the door of the College Loreto, which gives entrance to a school attended by young ladies be longing to the most select families of alencia and vicinity. Mail advices say that Eduardo De Pi mental. Jefe Civic of Tasco, state of Bermuz, Venezuela, and Cpriano Mata, a policeman, were atacked in the Cuartal at midday on March 30. and literally rid dled with bullets. Mata alone made re sistance, killing one of his assailants with a machete. The assassins w^re Gen. Feliye Leon and his two sons and two nephews. All were captured the same afternoon, but not without further blood shed. as a bullet from an unknown hand killed one of the Leons and an officer of the attacking party. General News. The whisky trust reduces prices 1 'cent per gallon. The report of the Cordage receiver shows assets of $10,000,000. Gilchrist & Co., dry goods dealers at Boston, have failed. Rain has fallen on the Colorado da* ert for the first time in seven years. The Missouri courts decide that Sun day shaving is unnecessary and there fore a misdemeanor. Kendall & Smith, grain dealers at Lin coln, Neb., have failed. Liabilities, $300, 000. James R. Keene is said to have netted $1,500,000 by the decline in Cordage stock. Frederick Eistman, a grain merchant at Jacksonville, 111., has failed, owing $32,000. The New York Herald will be owned by a stock company. The Duluth roller mill Is in the hands of an assignee. Debts, $07,000 assets, $125,000. A receiver has been appointed for the Sioux City Railway company. The lia bilities are about $730,000. Bishop Wigger did not attend the ban quet to Mgr. Satolli at Hoboken, N. J. The Ontario Coal Company of To ronto has failed, owing nearly half a million. Seven of the banks which failed in Indiana last week were operated under the state law. State Bank Examiner Teeters said that most of them could and probaly would resume, while the others will not be allowed to do so. The financial troubles which hare hung over the Brooklyn Tabernacle since last year appear to be lowering and the de parture of the Itev. Dr. T. De Witt Tai nt age for some other field of ministerial labor is again threatened. The Couutess Carolina von Koechler Schawndorf was allowed $7 a week ali mony and $25 counsel fee by Judge Bart lett in Brooklyn, pending the trial of her suit for separation against her husband, Count Hugo H. S. von Koechler-Schawn dorf. THE TWIN DAKOTAS. ITEMS GLEANED FROM LATE8T TELEGRAPH DISPATCHES. News of tho Two States Told In Terse Language—A Wife and Child Eats Paris Green. The North Dakota Medical Association have been in session at Fargo. Work is about to commence again on the artesian well at Springfield, S. D. Ignatius Donnelly h"*tured in Fargo, N. D., recently on "Wit.and Wisdom." Senator Hansbrough build a fine home at Devils Lake, N. 1* this summer. A wild goose was shotr^^^^vt Min newauken, N. D., with a set o.nKse teeth in its craw. Robert Warren, a Stutsman county, N. D., farmer is missing and fears are enter tained for his safety. Senator James Twomley of North Da kota will deliver the oration on memorial day at Grand Forks. A bicycle tournament in connection with the Firemen's tournament at Fargo, N. D., has been suggested. Jonas L. Potts of Edgely, N. D., has quite a relic in the shape of an old "Lib erty" one cent piece coiued in 1796. It is reported that M. John Wauh. of the Fort Totten agency, will shortly be superceded by a regular army officer. Charles Bach, aged 26, son of E. E. Bach, a prominent business man of Aber deen. S. D., died suddenly a few days ago. The First national bank of Minne apolis has beeD designated as reserve agent for the First national bank of Casselton, N. D. Inside of six months Valley City, N. D., is to be electric lighted. A twelve-year electric light franchise has been grauted to Amundson & Sandbeck. The 6-year-old daughter of Theodore Sell, a farmer living near Amenia, N. D., was recently shot and killed by the accidental discharge of a shotgun. The man, Chas. R. Foes, who last fall mysteriously disappeared from his home in Whiteside, S. D., has returned to his family, haviug spent the winter in New Orleans. The directors of the Lincoln county, S. D., Agricultural society held a meeting recently and decided upon holding the next Lincoln county fair September 26, 27,28 and 29. A mountain lion wras killed northeast of Bridge water, S. D., a few days ago. It has been annoying the farmers in that section for sometime. The animal weigh ed over 100 pounds. Hall who was arrested at Pembina. N. D., a few days ago for opium smuggling and bound over, was released on bail, but was at once rearrested by request of the United States attorney. Department Commander S. G. Roberts has issued general orders designating Devils Lake as the place and June 28 and 29 as the date for holding the annual encampment of the G. A. II. of North Dar kota. L. W. Wood, for the past four years station agent at Huron, S. D., for the Dakota Central division of the Chicago and Norttiwestern raii way has resigned and with his family will locate in Glen wood, Minn. Judge Aikens at Sioux Falls, S. D., has sentenced Henry Kahan to three years in the penitentiary for shooting at Edward Pilot with intent to kill. Pilot had won the affections of the girl to whom Kahan was engaged. The Devils Lake, N. D., Building & Loan Association has opened its books for the third series. Over 300 shares of the stock have already been subscribed for. The association is in a very pros perous condition. Culbcrtson & Co., general merchandise of St. Lawrence, S. D., made an assign ment a few days ago to Grant Fredericks and A. J. Baldwin, of the same place. No preferences. Assets about $6,800, liabilities $0,000. At Bismarck, N. D., suit has been brought by Col. Whitford against O. G. eacha in, right-of-way agent for the Soo I for $3,200 damages, alleged to have been caused by the railroad crossing a section of land near Carrington, Foster county. The contract for the erection of a $5, 000 hotel at Devils Lake, N. D.. has been let to A M. Wilkinson, of that city. The hotel will be located on the shores of the lake. It will be 86x90, three stories high and have accommodations for 200 guests. The Huron, S. D., Coursing Club has forwarded to the international club a certificate of deposit coveringtheamouut asked for to secure the location at that city of the fall meeting of thein i nati n al association, to be held some time in September or October. Reports from various parts of the state of North Dakota show that much less damage was done by the recent winds titan was expected. This immunity irom damage is believed to be caused by the better seeding done this spring and the more general use of drills. The board of county commissioners of Beadle county, S. D., in consequence of the late floods, have decided to construct no more wooden bridges across streams in that county. Contracts for two iron bridges to span Shoe creek, have been let and others are being considered. The officers-elect of the South Dakota Collegiate Oratorical Association are as follows: President, Henry Bowles, Mitchell vice president, E. B. Trefethern, Red field secretary and treasurer, ji, p. Gray, Yankton. Sioux Falls was chosen as the place of the next meeting. On the first of July the Commercial State Bauk will open for business at Salem, S. D. The incorporators of the bank are W. C. Hollister, F. 11. Mollister and E. J. Tuber, of Sioux Falls. The capital stock is $25,000. The bank will be managed by I. J. Todd of Salem. The Chamberlain, S. D., lodge Knights of Pythias is completing arrangements for the entertainment of the grand lodge of South Dakota, which meets annual session in that city June 6,7 and 8. Re ports from lodges throughout tho state indicate that the attendance will belarge. W. M. Burton, formerly a big stock dealer at Madison, S. D., and a wealthy man, was brought back by his wife and Deputy Sheriff McKinuon, of Osage, Iowa. Burton was badly frozen last winter and ever since has been insane. He was tak en to Osage in the hope that a change of scene might restore his reason. It is reported that the Northern Pacific company is considering the proposition of constructing a branch line to extend through Barnes and Steele counties. N. D., verging front the main line near Val ley City. The line would offer an outlet for 500,000 bushels of wheat. Work on the electric light plant at Chamberlain, S. D., is about completed and the system will soon be in running order. The dynamo will be attached to the engine in the mill until the artesian well is completed, when water power will be used. The mill will also use power from the artesian well. Work on the well will begin soon. Wholesalers have been notified thatthe old rale of 30 cents per 100 on sugar from New Orleans to Sioux Falls will be restored May 29. This rate ex is ted prior to March 12, when, through the influence of Eastern roads, a new rate was put in, making it 7 cents higher. Sioux Falls now has the Missouri river rate on sugar. Rapid City Journal:—It is a fact of no little importance that the mining indus try in the southern Hills is rapidly gain ing ground and with good cause too. Reports from all over the section are of the most promising nature and verify the predictions made heretofore of a rich mineral section which only awaited development to make it an assured tact. Rev. C. W. Collinge, of Wheatland, N. D., has been appointed superintendent of the North Dakota Chautauqua grounds. He has located at Devils Lake and will remain on the ground until everything is in readiness for the first meeting. Work is being pushed vigorously and there is no doubt but everytlu: iil be in readi ness on June 28. The business men of Grand Forte, N. D., have made a kick againt the tariff rates of the Western Union. At present a telegram from or to Minneapolis or St. Paul costs 40 cents for 10 words, while the rate from East Grand Forks, less than a mile away, is but a quarter. Fargo has the quarter rate and so have other cities in the state. The sewer extension contract at Fargo, N. D., has been awarded to Tobin & Greacon, of Minneapolis, at $9,771.60, they being about $600 under any other bid. Their bond was imperfect and their attorney kept the council in session until after midnight to perfect the same and the other bidders are doing much kicking over alleged favoritism. Two sons of Hans Hanson, a prosper ous rancher near Minot, N. D., meet death in a peculiar manner. They start ed out to drive home some sheep, and, failing to return, a search was instituted, and their dead bodies found about a mile away. Indications point to strychnine poisoning although how it was ad ministered is a mystery. The murder of Ranchman Mattson, 30 miles south of Chamberlain, S. D., a few days ago, has resulted in the arrest of a simple-minded fellow named Schroeder, employed upon an adjoining ranch, as the author of the crime. Frank Phelps, the owner of the ranch where Schroeder, the supposed murderer of Mattson work ed. has been placed under arrest charged with being an accessory. The officers of the grrnd encampment of Odd Fellows of North Dakota recently elected are as follows: Grand patriarch, S. E. Kennett, St Thomas grand high priest, A. Bassott, Fargo grand senior warden, F. F. Montgomery,.Jamestown grand junior warden, A. M. Packard, Mauduu grand scribe, O. A. Webster, Grand Forks grand treasurer, I. J. Goodrich, Casselton. The North Dakota Odd Fellows* grand lodge adopted resolutions providing for a secret committee on applicants for membership. A knowledge of the names of the committee has been abused. The rule was also made that before a candi date can take a higher degree he must show he is perfect with the work in hie present degree by exposition in open lodge. A Fort Pierre, S. D., man named John Smith has left for the Bad Lands, where he expects to remain during the summer, prospecting for gold and other minerals. Old miners are convinced that valuable metals are to be found there, but lack of water has prevented mining operations. The heavy snowfall during the winter furnished ample water to work the gold out th's season. The committee appointed by the rail road buys of the Dakota division of the Northern Pacific railroad met at the Headquarters hotel in Fargo, N. D., re cently, to begin arrangements for their picnic, which they hope to be able to have at Detroit lake on June 24. No definite arrangements can be made until they know for certain what date they can secure the special train for the occasion. The Olympic Athletic Association, of the University of North Dakota, is mak ing extensive preparations for a field day, to be held June 2, 1893, in the Grand Forks racing park, when $250 worth of gold and silver medals will be given in prizes and the Y. M. C. A. and the mem bers of the Grand Forks Bicycle Club, of Grand Forks intend to compete with the university. The program will con sist of 24 events. The superintendent of the board of health of Mandan, N. D., received instruc tions from Dr. De Vaux, state suuerin tendent of health, to meet a family who arrived at New York by the steamship Lahu, infected with small-pox. The pco- S[andan 'e, four in number, were booked to and the orders were to vaccin ate, isolate and detain for ten days. The orders were attended to and the people sent to the pest house immediately after the arrival of the train, At a meeting of the grain palace execu tive committee at Aberdeen, S. D., a few days ago, it was decided that funds enough were subscribed, or guaranteed, fco warrant the success of the enterprise. The secretary was instructed to dee Ignate plans for the building and arrange for all special features. Aberdeen city has raised its full amount of subscript ion but will add to it considerably in order fco render the exhibit a greater success. Frank Curtis, jr., the young man from Valley City who went crazy in Washing ton, has arrived «in St. Paul, where he was sent from Washington City by the authorities. He is in the care of his sister, Mrs. Gus. Schillings, who will have him treated for insanity, as it is thought Frank is only Buffering from bewilderment caused from .transposition irom a lonely farm life to the bustle of a ejreat city. He had over $500 when he left home. Mr. Curtis was wfell known in North Dakota. St. Paul is making extensive prepara tions to celebrate the opening of the Sreat Northern as, a trans-continental line. The parade of floats and indus tries in which cities of the north west and Pacific coast will take part, will be the most imposing affair ever seen in the northwest. St. Paul is building arches across the principal streets, and the city will beelaborately decorated. The Great Northern makes a half rate from there to 5t. Paul and return. Tickets good be tween June 6 and 11. Two years ago the legislature of North Dakota made the 10 per cent penalty on anpaid taxes collectable June 1 andOcto oer 3,5 per cent at each time. The last legislature changed it to have 1 per ceut due every month from June until Oct. 1, when 5 per cent additional should become 3ue on real estate lands. There was no •mergency clause on this, but the attoi ney general and State Auditor Porter have decided to apply the new law this year and are sending out the notices to jounty officers showing the new ruling. Alice Baruber, aged 26, was drowned ibout three miles south of Alexandria, S. D., a few days ago while attempting to !ord Pierre creek. The stream nad iwollen to such an extent that it was mpossible to tell just where the grade was. When in the center of the stream he horse became nervous and capized jhe buggy. James Baruber, her brother, was on the ground, but was unable to rescue her until she had floated down to l. fence about 20 rods below. The girl's another was also in the buggy, but puo seeded in getting to the shore without tielp. A Wife and Child Eat Paris Green. When a German farmer named Martin, iving 10 miles from Springfield, Bon Homme county, S. D., walked into the louse from the field the other day he witnessed a sad sight. His wife wasfeed ng Paris green to a child but a few inonths old, and the mother having just taken a teacup full of the poison herself. She was anxious to die, and was unwill ing to leave her ba by behind. The ba by's :ife was saved, but after great suffering the mother died front the effects of the arge quantity of poison she had taken. There seems to have been no cause lor :he deed, as the family were iu good eir jumstances and the husband and wife lived harmoniously. The only explana tion to be given is that the wife was in sane. Flouring Mill at Alpena, S. When the grain begins to be hauled to narket this fall, those who appear to mow say that the flouring mill company it Alpena, S. D., will be in a position to Jake all the grain offered. The men who ire back of the new industry have not inly got the money to proced with the nstitution, but they have the backbone to use it for an industry that means nuclito the farmers for miles around. L. N. Loomis, president of the Bank of llpena, is at the head of the project and when he goes into a deal of this kind, he goes in for "keeps." Among the other gentlemen connected with the institution ire D. F. Iloyer, David Mauwaring, H. 1. Wallace and F. B. Brayton, all solid nen of the county. The mill will un doubtedly cost about $15,000 by the Dime it is completed. A Peculiar Murder- The murder of a settler named Mattson ibout 30 miles south of Chamberlain, S. D., a few days ago proves to have been very coldblooded act. A sister of tfattsou's who was in the house, pluckily matched up a shot gut and fired several ihots at the fleeingform of the murderer, lone of them taking effect. Dragging the lead body of her brother into the house, )he held the fort until assistance arrived rom neighbors, who were attracted by the shooting. The young woman claims :hat a German workiug ouaneighboring ranch is the guilty party, and lie was jromptly placed under arrest and lodged njail. He, however, claims that he ia nnocent. At the coroner's inquest the /oung woman stated positively that the jerrnan was guilty. It is a remarkable ase, as the young woman says that some time ago the German attempted to poison her and her brother by stealthily jntering the houso and putting strych nine into their jar of sugar. The case is all the more remarkable when it is con sidered that the murdered man was a very inoffensive individual. Sails Into Sioux Palls Rev. A. H. Grant preached a sermon at Sioux Falls, S. D., recently which was calculated to Btir up the animals. He said that the city officials and prominent citizens were doing evil very earnestly with both hands, that the churches were winking at public and private wicked ness. that business men were guilty of constant scheming to cheat customers, that in politics deeds were being con stantly done that would make Tammany hall blush with shame. He clia^ved that Prof. McClonon, who was recently de feated for re-election as principal of the high school, had been sacrificed because of his opinions and that no man in public office dared to have any opinion on any moral question. He charged the city government with having made Illegal appropriations and with pilingup debt which it would be burdensome to meet. He accused the mayor with com plicity in the violation of law. Rev. Grant is the same preacher who a short time ago made sensational exposures concerning the sale of indecent lil i Sunday's sermon has bsenthe talk of the town.