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•AKOTA Htf* eftjum*f te pMH* in tit* nxr nt MRiw mi, Owr sm A«taai»: ENMK Ttai SMSiHMi W* B»i| -Bin* IMiiMWIMiui Shtrty at last- Hii5|»r expowtw* to the when the heat lay» tisi* wit a thinned from is aurtt»iiMg «wt j.."-! In grain and fruit I friends in a military |aa 'vffer^d their »rr~ mm «o the Hhanghai ry satterlttes tn their Xaoetas. Ail th* 2: in tha teacher"* de uUMMSS to go to th» '*1»"fr their influence for the cha»c« to se* mm are making great «oot«n Indostry, and by iBlim modern maeMru-ry. n^pnens. at^rne? MMmteetors all ekiase« and E. 4a tfea* ted a narfc^t in irnr «w yoblMy 4o in a 91 tins ^sosptlon of goods m'l ontafdte wear, but at His are maktag #hirtin»r». I tmmer. and Iadtoa* dreas wa kinds. tbe Htna bean crop In tbe bw a coastwise strip tactotiblg Santa Barbara. SMI toylM. 'rangp anJ Kin •RHHml Peftiliar fiiroatU1 «»n -ipv nq^nd. and the only oth 0HK O^bsg'.". Che bean ha.« b^a is the Island of the east coast of takes the entire to A MfcpgK boy in P«nnsytvania has •ntO* •mnisdent "Alitor of a 35ew WttSlt MIMnmiB'er a il*t "f 'ri* mat mm* him scratch hii h.ad HiMB |H| Mlfe sot to answer them. Th §tmt "itMl sit Is the ur-t^rseT* Wh r. heart heatT' "How hot is space T* "Who dl» o- «*r»»d when"*" and Tan hsid habit:* to crnrwMpy hypno'i«m Academy o ports of France sd its g'.!-i riwtol to Admiral the "admirable '«•»*«»n of ?«ergy and mora I rouraige that given Jo the entir«* world In of fatlsc'5-s. snifeiing* and the conquest of the north resolution was moved by V SMEnOATHM i FMESMCMTAS msflf weum I a Tsang a roog wsmaa a seiWNrt tn Sluuigftal. !s fe her homo c!ty as a sR^ond of hard In enrolling l«Mt sad CMeiuea House Up set By Charge Of Herd Of BeigjMMra Hone*. mm* PhCs, 9. D., Firfj. ISl—Wr of Mr*. W D, Kn^tpp. who ,!v» -n a fers S soon* «n l«s fro,-:-, fflwx Fall#., are the fa puir.tiifi in *h« ajn amonf th# «w*t peculiar -tacr.a rait« ever instituted jj in the ttAte ••.r-ruit court in this city The defendants are Hans Lien and W Vtt-.na. well known Carmers live !»a? Knapp tiiace. Con tributnrv n*g:.g»ne« pro«n*«i cut or_«t4*iR:*.t» ?5g-ir«* w h» r. ".h^ srtsie* are triM. ft ts» set farth to the ompiaints that while Mr*. ICr.app »u to a -sick en bouse near some hay stacks at night. and *m a lamp ?o give k-r the llgiit r.*-"•»**,*ry *o care for her chickens. 13 heart if horses I !*'.'• r.glng to Lieu and W s as swooped down upon her Tim such f*rre as to upset the shed. The ftori** a I so are s aii'fM ia»* struck Mrs. Knapp. breaking »fte lamp ar.1 ca ising the hay slocks and *h«-'i to be set on Sr« and I sumed Mr. Knapp ha* instituted suits ag&iast Swth of the iefendants few the lose of the shed and hay while s Mr*. K.napp ha* Instituted separate ptey -it with a head for figures •g estimated that the Cheops i no' be duplicated today SStO.dOO.oO*). With mod and the employment of cutter#, haulers, 'juarry and laborers, a duplicate iid could be erected tn two stataa Nathaniel Haw to be sraeted at Salem at a of wttfcfe amount $12,009 by the com- Inf Is a vice «f gfca eomntttae. Haw Mfe *^agwl subvec origin, anyway. MfiCapurisltiL the ftrst inrjrer, is oa a visit to liy were chiefly crim The scheme «C the City ft practical gard- 'flM cnKHratlon. for tke starting a cdnca mi people to «f tlfcatr eye- for the Swiss railway Is obtained from thfc wtfetft pomtmmtB the of MfbrlBf more tn- gf Italy's trade *!th 1 wBlng cotton goods of Amarfcan to Sweden foe and aom« of ftirnacM still mem te ex- bat tlNfete also hns lest tfr In* installa turbtso sagfnes and officially the north being year te the were the fattest ever blabber lay tg laches **rt a statae of near which 1 de0^eThurSayr^rainge 1 At ft'KMy consider* that not «apBble of becoming e )MW activated its va MWMT. A nine-acre «•, «H planted In rege Hisd by the people in V the towns and counties on the route in this city on Thursday. March 7 to take up the work of getting this road way through. The road is to start from Mioux Falls and go via Salem. Mitchell, Plankinton. Kimball, Cham berlain and points in Lyman county, and thence on to Wast a and then on into the Black Hills country via Rapid City. Since the highway meeting waa held at Dead wood, and it was decided to build that roadway through Huron, Pierre and cross the Cheyenne river at Wasta. the Mitchell road will stop at the point of Wasta and efforts wili be made to Join with the other propueitlon and the two build a bridge mmr the Cheyenne it 1a the Idea to ha*e the mad, which starts at Sioux Falls to iota with St. Paul and Min neapolis and have the road built through that slate, and thus make a continuous roadway from the Twin eftiea out to the Black Hills country. The best scenic route to the Black Hills country is admitted via Cham bsilain and the bad Jands. Much en couragement has cone from ail the towns along the proposed route, and at tho meeting to be held here in March program will be arranged. RATES SUSPENQCa Washington, Feb. llT-Increased freight rates proposed by the Chicago Burlington Sc. Quincy railroad on coai from mines in Wyoming to junction points in Montana and beyond were suspended today by the Interstate Commerce commission pending an In vestigation. DICTAGRAPH USEDt» Indianapolis, Ind^ Feb. Tho fact that for days the osv srnmeat jiM had a dictagraph in the offtaa of the Iwtef wation of Struetural lro and Ims taken of ron W V7W actions ',r h»r own an cotins nst the I he^re a s ha~ds had b#-n "embiy horr^j— __ two defendants for the recovery of The" sitacks "of "tc- I damages fer allege*! ^tt^mal and in were tax en cars t"ma! .'n juries f*e+1v*d as the result a»» of "vhat may w»ii charge of —f ssdtare in a saran way "or***. irillsHml 111 Xkrhiarrtn. near «f ttearborn. *hk6 is an ifetswit. Here 2.M9 l/T** Of ap to bird at bjr Henry Ford. pbiUanthropM. SUBSTANTIAL MEN BACK OF DEEP WELL PROJECT FVrr» ft l. F-h or petrokmra deep •*«*a pr^paganda seems tf be- pc^greasmg must auxpitrioasty The dire.-tors jtave teen selected for the dtizen's company whirh is to have charge of the undertaking. All of these are among th- ,s men of the rrsm rrmnrry. g^iaranteeiajf that th»- prpo sitk.-n win hii're 'lapabie management, a ad r*^£ure *l-.5i: it can sac CM*folly appeal to outside property holders f~.r #tcx*k sah»»erlptions. The tlsj, ?nrfides C- C. Bennett. r««ndent the First Xationae hank. V. V. KeK-ftam. o€ the National Bank of Cimmerp#, J. R. Xc Knight, eashler Pierre National E. A. Piatt*, vice president American Ex-- ."range bank. Governor H. Vessey. president ',f the Pierre Banking and Trust company, Chaa. W. Crew, real estate. Wm. Borst. cattle and harrlware. L. L. a!! the above of *ViJdjiniirh. F. S. Rowe and A. L. M.^.re of Fort Pierre. The incorporation papers hav« been drawn, and will he filed shortly, giving the company a capital of f*,0 W0 with *!o mares. It Is expected that the di- i aecond talf rertom w!U apporlon stork to the dff ferent citiaens with *fte request that *"A3fKTOV—'The 5nrt *iay's eo»mt in a they purchase arcm-ding to their means. Stich a plan has worked well i in flnanclng previous public enter- I at the depth of about 1.200 feet'and a profitable flow of v»t cm n*'»wBit NORTHERN EDUCATORS MEETING AT WEBSTER Dr. Cotton will lecture, and he will give another lecture em the afternoon f,\1 LKT'/X—The county commiaoiioa of that day. Dean Perisho will lecture I *n day evening, the second day of the conventlon. an a.'Wr^ss of welccme and response will be deiivred. and the teachers will hear a concert or lecture The schooi officer* of thin part of the state held a meeting at Webster yes terday which was attended by about 250 people. State Superintendent law rence made an addr»*s, and different topics of interest to the school officials and teachers were discussed. PLANS FOR PROMOTION OF A CROSS STATE HIGHWAY Mitchell. S F-b 1^ It is the in tention to have two public highways crowing the state of South Dak-ua to the Hiack Hills country, the second one being alar ted in this i»y as the result i of a conference between the represen tatlve* of the ''mmercial club of When S Chamoerlain and Mite hell. to the Palais was decided to call a meeting of sSL-yy *w—its cow- 4 KMMM9 «HN^fo lvav* V mJ?l*r DAKOTA STATE NEW3 j|L£A0 Hi.iox-a «*a ba* 9«m asm C»fT®*T* 5a tais •"•--oaty to I J»e* here «b Sar-iria?- February St for the purp*« 5?f ooo*%l»'he matter if sap©! ylag wheat aa»* otfc*? grain* Pw MM I •pr-r.?' Mas 7 farrrwrj art* wtt.Kut se^i. mil rh^rn .a r*5 r**rln4r *-.r t*-'' o in*ur» a fair ar i» *rajp* acr»a«Ji the r*tjnt7 with tJne a:t ®f h»skm. wta tr*w|* prrwr:.±e «raln if |w)4 luality—to fifcrt w?H b* sewt o*st ihet' ias aat '*»a titororufhiy t«sc*«|, ?*o fretsrfc* -haJTjeii are *a V- auute Sry raflroatiji ir t.%« ,ia«pr -*ar »i n -f ws*rt sralo, a^si & wU* furaiaae^ iu fsmms st arfua* fut or I cent psr bostal atoovu actaai yr.c* Ua MirioeapoRa MTTCKET.r^—Juise Fr-ink B. Smtth gs?*nt«d aa tefrjRcr.na ap.ur,«t the efty of ^rs».%aa.berta.a i-rr th# #*-.ian«»s «f for tile -'finxtTxr*/n if a water I w-rtfc» The .n.'un-cr »ni was a.«ke»f for fey she "hara Sixain Efr'trlc »s4 Gas tompasj. The V. n.ia 'arrt«»j at ftee ale^tiofi hr a rot* of 3* to «. and 5 the city »rfi! have aaethcr «Sect ton at mvim. This, howrrer. wtii sot stop the "-e rantra.-t has heen awarded aa«l a fettrf .-in the bantlx The -on I ?ra»ru»r» w.Li go a.*ea»t wrn the wrk of trurtalfln* th« S7*tem and reiy oa u* E pie earrytn* USM elect^in a#a^$_ HJCTO.t-Paai Hahnka of «*Ted hi.* :*fe V/ hi* pr«»#-nc« of mind """•en jra*o!'n« wa* s red hot stos-* became ignite*! and ettrefoped hsm i.i 3ant«fl He ran outAUie ill* pta«« i of bujKne*« and pfonced :nro tnowiiank. I tiiw* «x'trLirit«htr.* r.-e flames, h^it not rn pia*-e* iear to tjie fewie. Notwtth stani.ng a» injurie* he seised a shorei aad by shov«Liig »aow »1j«j eatinnnished the ftre in his piaee of Maesi and thsra S»y saved the entire folark of buildings adjoining hia business house. SIOCX FAIJUS—After having beets la »e*»ion in Si« ix Falls se\ «rai day*, the anr.nai enn^entioa of the 9outli Dakota fVT:*»rs" as-iKHTiatiorti has -.-onriuded its wyrk and taken a final Kl/i'inaent. and ''teiesjates now are r»r JR..'.? to their "'••me*. At a nuair.es* «es«ion before the convention aiif«tirned tlie failawtn^ ofa ^r* were *lei~ted t'ir the cftmiay year: President. T. H. '.'lafria, ASjerrie»n. rice pr*-sSdeat. A_ E. Datton. Sinttx Ftslls sse retary-tnasanr. H. A. Wa«Bsr. W^sr town. ABEP.i't.KX—F H. Leach, an Aber deen hos!ne3s man who Is *reatly tnter ested in the dry farming pmpacanda, has determined to teat the matter for biro seif. Acmr~iliit(ly he has leased a half on farm near Aberdeen and will farm tbe tra^t nrdinjf to the methods rec «n'6W v.y mr*w tng on a" prises. Whether the company win as* I Roosevelt as choice for president, al one of the citys weils, whi«-h at present I thou*n* is down I,S*X) feet, or begin at the i ~^r- IBgan waa In Utt lead for gwr sorface haji not yet been decided. Tha The straw voce wffi contimw a proposition while a speculation, prom ises a sure return tipon the investment, PTETRRR—g»ate E-^-#e* because, if granite is struck instead of I gor.e ?o w«f* to lU'v irtth the pm dry gas or oil. the well can be pierced 1 Webster. S. D.. "Feb. -a t^nTauva V""**' Dr. W E. Taylor, the dry farming ».id teG ~attsir* expert, who lse fared here recently ABKRDEXX—The nnrthers normal ketbaii team defeated tae Skmx Fails col lege team in a game here by a score of 5 to it The Snt half stood to t. bat the normal team mute heavy pt™ hi the ?be Press and Dakotan i* talt- *nd governor resulted In werwheiming victory for Theodore tfcis -.ty boasts a strong Taft club, has the Pwi' mngtim county offlt a.s concerning propt»«e«I wagon bridge acroMi the Chey enne near tbat jui^^e. It t» jeiiev-d U "-ar. '-an be ".onstr-ir-ted ,r aaout &,tM, and wvi re aa :y.pcr-ant .In* .s. the eroma program has been arranged for the CASTLEWOOI—The rewolar February of at.'onai association at Webster oa Aer»l 4 and 5. On W'ednesd&y ere ning. April 3. Dr r,. w Mash, pr^tident of the Northern .Vormal a* Aberdeen. «^»»way. cir^i««« *«r will convene here on jenday of next week, with Judge Seward presiding. There are only a few drnfsjsia rzuus^r civil caasa are to be triad, and it to ex- ab®Bt 'ieHfied to Issue warrants to the on the afternoon of Thursday. g«/f amount of &>,m for the jmrpcm of par- Siberia. pa««ed thr' ., again on Friday morning and after- Phasing seed grain for farmer* of Faulk lh!f. ^:v _!ately has tn n'wn. and Dr. Ellis w15l lecture Friday '.ounty who require it. Each applicant afternoon and Friday evening. Nu- will be Umite«l to bushels and will re mero'js papers wili be read and various im&urae the county for -"tr af subjects of interest to the teaching grain. profession will be discussedl On Thurs- f,Bnn»_i. ,,, tjMt ARLINGTON'—The residents of Arling ton are greatly pteased because this piace ha* been selected as the junction point of two great interstate automob.ie highways, the gulf to Winnipeg meridian road, and the Black Hills-Yellowstone park Inter state highway. DELMONT-The members of the local German Evangelical Lutheran church have iecided to erect a handsome and costly new church edifl* e, and plans al ready have been selected. It will be one of the finest of its kind in Douglas coun ty. TAN KTON—Cal Better, while »»«'rtfng in packing Ice bad an Iron ice prong, in the hands of a fellow workman, stab him in the face, as the prong slipped. The iron penetrated the face near the nose. Inflicting a bad wound. FAULKTON—The administrators of the estate of the late Frank Helm, who left a large amount of property, have Hied the required bond of fcl.-rtO—which is the largest ever filed in the office of the clerk of courts of Faulk county. YANKTON—A near panic wa» caused at the Portland Thursday night by a main chimney burning out, sending a terrific volume of sparks 30 feet Into the air. The damage was nothing, hut citizens and guests got a good scare. WHITE RIVER—-The postal authorities at Washington will be asked to establish a dally mall service between White River and Wood, to connect with a daily route from Carter to Wood. BRUCE—Local buyers report that dur ing the past 30 days they paid more money to farmers for cream than during the same period for a number of years. GAJIRETSON—It now seems assured that an electric light system wiU be in- NO IOWA SQUIRRELS i FOR WORTH DAKOTA Dea Moines, la., Feb. 19 —Governor Carroll today received inquiry from the governor 'of North Dakota as to whether or not the state game warden of this state can furnish red and grey aquirrela with which to stock up in that state, as there is great desire to import and acclimate some of these animals The governor says Iowa i mSTHASTEB IN SEVHE MMKMKNf OF MOKL rnms MAM Money Order Clerk Sitea His Xasipidatioa of Post- tfce iceotati. L«s£ S Fell. IT -The Lrad -«iH who*» el!tor is postmaster and who kw lost been callett on to ptxt ap a aftertax-- in the money onler depart ment of his office nf t*,2b* far which Clerk Ray Sh^a is ander arr***t, com ments oo the lnrwf»flt as follows. "While thr? shortage of Ray Shea's former department at the postoflBcw has been made -jp, it iras d.-ne with out the s. .*nt~*t a»«isTari»^e from that modei vorinjf ntaa ar tn Charles Mix county. Fost- *nhnmmnemfnated ftr the office county treasurer, a number of candidates have appeared in the "eld for appointment as his #urtce«aor In the post- office. Alfred Svarvari, prominent business men. ST. LAWREN' E—Although he has only one band. "Dave'* Lewis, living near here. baa proved himself one of the moat suc cessful farmers in thU part of the state. In addition to coodurting most of M«t work on the farm, he also devotes a por tion of his time to teaching schooL FOX RIVER i ul so far as Is known, w ,*hout the slightest effort srughly. and hare held long seasons •fln asced by the posrtmaater regard.ng his i »n«« department before the tnv^,tigat!on be- gar., ae always ,i.T«erted that etrery- —_ I thing was all right, despite the fact tha*. he was forcing balances, writing i in any sum he har.per.»--i to ne^^d. A I letter fr-vm the department regarding I i sncrtage suppress***! by Shea so: that the visit of the inspector to begin the investigation was a strrrrfsw to the Tcity—'Such -to -lid not »mok». chew. sw--ar or indulge in any beverage stronger than mtlk and water.' admits falsifying hrs records, forcing his balances, deceiving 'he postmaster: and •ieptity by decfartng to them that everything Teas straight in his depart- i ment. bat is a* the same time protest ins his innocence of any wrong doing. 1 Wr.a: woui»i contrtitLit" wrong --icing in his mind, or w!ra* serv^-a him that capar :ty. woe Id he iliffictilt to deter mine. If faisifyir.g governm^nt records', hetra-.-fng trust, leaving an honest man who had every r»a.*cn to expect fair tr»atraent at hfs hands to shoul der onaided the burden of his short ajr*"« cocstittfes apr-ight conduct to h:.-n. his rn*»rai ohi^rjuity is »f a sort i that ought to entitle him to a period 1 of seclusion under a warden, and it looks very mncb aa though bt wwald receive it." DEAN STERLrWG SPEAKS TN COUNTY OF CHARLES WX' Wagrtcr rf. L'._ Feb. I" —K-,EI. Thomas Sterling. -f V-raiu.cr. S. Ix. 'Candi date for I"n-ted States senator, talked to a large and ent.'.iistaatsc aadience at the opera hou*e :a toia jity. Kia speech was well received. After the meeting he visited around town and reported himself as well pleased with his re-ept.cn at this place. It Is certain tlr:t Mr. SterMng-'s candi dal." is growing in this part of the stau- -ir.'J his speech f.day gives a de dded impetus to the progressive csuue 1 AMERICAN MACHINERY FOR RUSSIAN FARMERS Mo bridge. «. F-o IT —Eight car loads 'it agriculture i tmptemenis con sigi.-": to J. J. Isc.iiim A Co.. Vladi ,.1 here R'-is- Sian government permittei-i rr.* impor tation of American farm Implements to fIberia. Sow that the embargo has keen removed, it Is expected the ex ports from this country will be heavy. Several carloads of material for rail war cctistructlon. such as oavy raiis and steej plates, were re^^fived today for Manila. P. I., from '.Tut-ago. One of the largest shipments of fa~*» Among tnem are V. El Frantx and from the orient to pass here at one time for one concer. arrived rhi-« week. This consisted of four cars con- Signed to a Chicago f.rrr.. RHODES SCHOLARSHIP MAN WEDS LAKE PRESTON GIRL Tanktcn. i». D.. Feb. 17.—Announce ment has b.*n rece|%-»d of tn- mar riage of Miss Olive Gerald, of Lak~ Preston, to Mathew A. Brown, of Chamberlain. Mr. Brown was one of the two students elected from Yankton college to the Rhodes scholarship, arsd completed bis course In Oxford university last year. He is a son of Attorney James Brown, presi dent of the South Dakota Bar associa tion. and was recently admitted to partnership with his father. been admitted to the bar on the x* casion of the last examination He i« also a graduate of Yankton college Miss Gerald Is a graduate of TankS college academy and hau been 'or sev eral y^sirs a student In the conservatory of ,£lc. She held the responsible po sition of matron of the college dining hall during the fore part of the pres ent school vear. COUNTY IN ADVERTISING CAMPAIGN Aberdeen. S. D., Feb. 17—The Du pree Booster club, at a recent meeting took steps to thoroughly advertise Du pre and Ziebach county. T~e subject was discussed in all it3 tnP O illh tr\ bearings* and oe»«.A 7 AAA .. McCoy municipal Improvements, Bai- 1 'ey- Plnnecker and Walters: old set- stalled here In the near future. ijes' association. Nelson, Van and Smith. POPULAR LANDLORD SUSPECTED OF SUICIDE Tyndall, S. D.. Feb. 17.—James Kee gm, & Bon Homme county pioneer and well known hotel man, died under mys feerious circumstances at his home In' 'rom k°iS Avon, and officials have been inves I tig a ting the circumstances of his death. Ait^ouuh the coroner's jury has not 5 returned a verdict, it is generally coa ceaed that Keegan died from taking laudanum, and probably with suicidal Intentions. He was proprietor nS Bareha hotsi at M* ^e DAKOTA STATE NEWS wlu 5 postmaster, and in fa-t to the entire forc». with the "Xi pt:- n of Shea. 1 "Shea, who tas a'.waya pC'sed as the onfv tr^ify ^co»! young man in the v: cinity. and has been pointed cut as the model for the youths of the a r.:--*- yo:ing man!"—one W LEAD—A i SI »r:X FA.LU—The Kooa todiasj lHr £«C on tte Rrt«efc-i*i r»ss»»aeSon winch is on* -jf the iar*»st x1 ar*a ani popaiatioii I in the wtii this year !iaTe a prai-":ra: ier-imvrtr^z:in af tie fart that Sam a a gsaerons "white faihT.'" The sov«Tiaient aatiorit.es on '.he reser vation, aceardaa«e wits aiatt-actujos fr-sfii T«fc:af* .-a. now are •"^Uln« tiie at terrt:on «f •••..--.-a«t.'nm 12 the f»'t that wtth the 'ipeoing rf «^rts* a large assB feer «if cntxE^rn -iw^ilia# houses wtii bs erected at different poistj on the reserva tion for the Indiana. These a*w dw*U ir.sfw wilt tis&iauc* the kt« an.i ether jrmi I h-,'isfa ji wiiuth tSe Indians ha*« Uv«i. and will eeabia Umos I* uv« in "white man" fashion. DAUUAS—Th« :ttawary of Oasrga W. E^an, Tandidate f:r gnvemcr. fhr'ieh the Riaetud ••wintry has been anno linced as o i'. o ws Herrxk. Mo-da 7 «T«« ng. March I" Btja*st«ei, T-tesday aft#-rno«jr!. March Fairfax. Ties-Say eT»m-g. Mar^h 12: Gregory. W^in^-iay af»emcin. March 13: Eurite. W^lneaday wscf. March 13: E-a. !as, Thorsday evening. Mir on h.d part to keep an innocent ^g*| L-a-ias, Taanday ev-n:n%. Mar-Jt li The from bearing the entire harden of a S^es are an t..wns :n Gregory loss for which he alone wa.i responsible ^'3ur-t? H"ia Trrpp roun:y 4ates are as X'iob «Taspathy has been expressed for Colorae. Thsrrsday aft-rr.oon. Shea by frienda of h.s who hare been *^*7 *««rnooi». conv.r.oed of s innocence by his as- ^-rfda- evening, March serrlons to that effect, but those who rt' Sani-day afUrra-^ca. Hirci have investigated the records thor- tr »»ke W speeches for Mr. 13 with Shea in an attempt t* get aoxne TAJfKTOX—3pring buijilng operatfcms rea.« iaiie explanation from him. are opened In Tanktov thia week when the cot: v-need tha he is as -onsrimmate a Fred DoaMidatm company nommenrad tais:ser and hy wr« as posed tearing down the smaa frame bmldinas before the pubii. ae a mode! white se- east :f taetr big establishment, at tlM cret.y betraying trust. I cemoietlon it which trev w" erert a ""Yesterday «tw»a iie»-:lared thathe had i Jas.-w addition to their pre^nt «m been »xp- *.ng an investigation for m^v.cMa marten. Excava- rns werw srm- time but whiie he wM frwj lentiy f^j Hasebuid country. for ho^Z -ILjh v 0I? ?1» 9" *n'-J ^•a* ntw -atltottc -ospftal a ItW.'M# wrng of which it is heped will aid north be commenced ttttm tpring. PIERRE—Governor Vesaey named «s -ielegate* to the N'at^onal Drainage congress, which meets at Xew Orleans. La. Apri! Id to 12. the following list of gentlemen: C. J. Bach. Hurley: P. x. Z.-.:imar., Alexandria: J. H. TVa_»kay, Madison: J. W Campbell. Huron Sam :el E^nt in. Rritton: E. S. Brawn. Cas: lewx.i Le- Stover. Wat»r iwn C. J. r. otny" Tankton: J. L* Xelson. Mlt.-hel!: R. SL Cnlbertsoit. Mitcheit H. E. Dawea. Foi ton P. W. Peterson. Vermillion: Gecrge Starring. Brock:ngs J. H. settlement out of court was ma»ie sy Mrs. Nellie Rose in her it ag-A.nt the supertor lodge if the Knights of Pythias for insurance on the death of her hitstand, '^haries Rose, here last sum mer. Rose ccrorructed suicide and his w,-i.w demanded the £!•*«. amount of the policy. The company refused payment on the ground thai he had taken his life two years after t-Uting out the policy and the suicide clause covered three years, understood that the settlement wi t». WHITE OWL—A particularly sad case came to notice here a few days ago tfarc-gh the death of the 11-months-old infant son of R. M. Garb^r. of some un EADWOOI—Theodore vv trth. superin tendent of parks in Minneapolis, is in the city to supervise the laying out of the ne '—J ........ .. .oi.n i.-j iv 8pnns- w Mr reaac city park here which is to be made w'rh Ranged much of p,ans a!ready *"*se««d and at his a siI?ht 'han?* 'or artistic be made .a the auditorium building plans. It is hoped to have the new park laid out and ready for use th« summer. FAITK—At a special election to vote on a proposition to incorporate as a village. Incorporation carried by a vote of 40 to 5. A special election will be held in a few days to elect a set of officials to serve the new town until the regular spring election. Faith in the terminus of one of the branch iines of the Milwaukee rail road, running southwest from Mobridge. Two previous efforts to Incorporate failed. Slars" anr^S^iokWs'^ "T^Lgls" damage in portions of Per des* riblng the Fox river count™*£ 1 ABERDEEN—Grey wolves are doing ^n"V°unty- *'nrf! that section of the state The club ap vicinity of Daviston several head pointed the following committees- On membership and finance, Heitkemper Riley and Batle Indian affairs, Mosh er. Nelson and Creamer manufactures and advertising, Barnes. Rilev and Sharpe: railroad and public "lands Schroeder, Scott and Gladstone gov ernmtnt, state and county affairs Richardson, (f.adstone and Stewart' entertninment and celebration, Keller Bvrkhart. Kaufman and Huff county I fair association. Henderson. Leacn and thf ®°uth Grand r!ver of young cattle and two horses have b«-en killed by the wolves. It is probable a wolf roundup will be organized. SIOUX FALLS—Mrs. Emerson Trulock, wife of a prominent farmer living near Elk tori, was seriously burned by the ex plosion of a pall of boiling water, on which she had placed a tight cover with out realizing the danger. COLTON—Mrs Emerson Tmlock, wife of a prominent farmer living near ETkton. was seriously burned by the explosion of a pail of boiling water, on which she had placed a tight cover without realizing the danger. BROO KINGS—Sixteen young men of the short course in agriculture at the state college are. studying the science of cooking, under the direction of Miss Amy Kelly, an instructor in the school of agri culture. This course Is not regularly of fered to male students, but upon request a ganiswl. BUCK HILLS CmES ADD TO ATTRACTIONS BETTER CAB SERVICE Improvement of Burlington'* Electric Line Will Add to Popularity of Towns. Lead. & D„ Feb. It—Lead, •argest city in Lawrence county the second tn size in the state of South Dakota, home of the Homestake mime and located in the heart of the great scenic region of the Black Hills, f» to be placed upon the map as a con vention city during the coming sum mer. and within a year it may be e*» I pected that a very large number |f i the societies and organizations of tt|» state will have an eye on the Blac* Hills, with a view of holding the| conventions in this section. The announcement is made ths the Bnr'ington Railroad company will extend its trolley line from il| present terminus on West Main in Lead, to the Lead park, four block west of the present terminus of this line and possibly from the park on to Terry. The Lead terminus will be "looped." which means that the line will be ex tended to the park from West Main »n two streets. South Main and Balti more. and at the park those two "x iensioca will be connected so that carx will run around the loop and bark through Lead, without stopping except .'or passengers -n route. A: the Deadwcod end of the line a ocj is also proposed, which will b»~ the Burlington depot and te make continuous enable trips. For the Lead-Dead wood servic. trhen tfee !cop system is compi^t*-d. new cars will be used, which cars will be open at one .^nd oniy and in which the mc-torrrtan wi!l have a compartment *hut off from invasion by pas3eng*»r* ind vrlll he able to give his atten tion ondistracted to the track ahead of nim. The chief reason for shouting In con section with this announcement, how. ver. will be th 1- *act that the ex- pn',- w —, tension of the line wiU place within Chamberlain. 5 of the pwp|4 of -^SHRDEHIX—Rev. w. Kraushsar. of 'n* of the most attractive parks i?i Aberdeen, performed the ceremony unit- entire State, the City park at jn J-nr. Frlske ar.d Miss Lena Oster. Lead. Ear»k.a yonng peopie. who had driven S9 Lead will then be In position to miles jverlar.i. as ffa.rt +js pair of horses for cotiid travel, for that purpose. F^riske I Pa^Hon at Lead park is one of th-» wooed and wen Miss Oster. but failed to oiost commodious in this entire state get the apprrrvai of her parents. Then h# I in'^ came to Aberdeen, where he secured a po- midsummer, with assurance that ther»» ""ill be cooling fcreezes and every oth sltion md prepared a home for aer On Tues.iay he prr-cured a marriage license her» and then departed far Eureka. gt»» waa waiting for him. and they drove to Aberdeen. while almost any on.- can manipulat an automobile on the road, yet but f» w people know how to operate a machine so as to insure safety to the mechanism as wen as economy in general running expenses. The state college will furnish plentv of automobiles for giving each studen* practice in taking the machine apar and after thorough examination rv assemble them again ready for use known disease, after an, illness of 10 days. Thorough instruction will be given Tn As :t is m:les to the nearest doctor, the contraction of the automobile in and the family almost destitute, none all its minor details the gas engine could be had. The father is a victim of and its parts ignition electrical fvs consumprion and worked for the North- tems cooling systems and the mc western at Huron as a switchman until i chanism in general In connection with o e o s o a o e a s a w i e a n four children to support Uvea on a claim near here. CANTON—The ski club at Augustana college. Canton, will hold its secor.d ski tournament February 22-25 at 2 o'clock p. tb. T'ne bin. which 1s a natural one. Is one of the best :n the country. Its lo cation is so favorable that considerable warm weather cannot interfere with the plans. A number of the best skiers of the northwest will participate, so that the tournament is expected to oe cce of the best this season. All skiers are invited o take part. this practical work there will be giv*»n lecture courses by th«- various pro fessors Sr. the department of engineer ing on various types of engines and automobile machinery. The engineer ing' department also offers a practical course on the relation between the au tomobile and road construction. Inasmuch as the charge for thi* course will be J1 it is expected that there will be a large attendance. JOHN SCHALL APPOINTED FOOD AND DRUG INSPECTOR Vermillion, -a. Feb. id.— tVmmis Bloner Cook has appointed John Schall. formerly connected with th* Rf-'l Cross pharmacy, of this city. food and inspector. Mr. Schali not begin his duties as such for several weeks. however. He is at present manager of the Gayville phar macy, Gayville, S. D. The annual report of the food and drug commissioiv?r for the vear end ing July 1. 1911, has just "been re ceived from the printer. It comprises about 120 pages and describes the work of the department for the past fiscal year. OVer 1.100 foods hnd drugs have been analyzed during the year, which is a much greater number than In any year In the previous history of the department. More prosecutions for violation of the food anil drujc laws have been made during this one year than in all other previous vears com bined. the department having been In operation more than 10 years. The iepartment is now devoting its chief attention to remedying the conditions af drugs sold in the state, where such adulteration has existed In the past About a dozen druggists have been recommended for prosecution in th^ last few weeks, about half of these cases having culminated with a con viction and fine In every case. Tho remaining cases are now pending In the courts. ARTSIAN special class was or- PALL KILLS AVIATOR. Berlin. Feb. 16.—The German Schmidt died today from the effects ,( a fall of 100 feet while he was flying yesterday In his biplane. The cause of the accident waa tha breaking at tto ••ovating rudder. SALT WATER USED FOR Pierre, i g^uth DakotA state conventions, because th** conventions can be held there in er comfort to make a large gathering pleasant. Wh*n Deadwood has her auditorium the two leading cities In the Hills can offer attractions for convention pur poses which are not found by any oth er city in the state. SCHOOL OF INSTRUCTION IN AUTOMOBILE DRIVING Brookings. S. D.. Ftb. 16.—The South Dakota state college at Brookings an nounces a departure from the ordi It to I nary in 1 for «iticational work in offering its new short course in practical auto mobile instruction to begin April 2. ABERDEEN—The Milwaukee railroad This course, which will continue for anrour.. rr.a: the ttne between Aberdeen three weeks, will be of a very prac an Summit, S. D.. will be doubie-tracked tical nature and will be devoted larg« du.i .r«g the --cmlng year The Stance tc ly to the study of the construction, can be •i* uaSe-tracked is about ?5 miles, and 1 and operation of the automobile. Th» Thomas H. Strate. of Chicago, assistant I professors of engineering .of the Stat, engineer In the construction «iepar:ment. coil* ge go on the assumption that ?n taka rwKawA a# i whil»* a I rrnat anv has already arrived to take eharge of the work. He will maintain off. -es in Aber deen wiui'e the construction work is going on. The road plans to double track the err tire line between HhmMpnifa »~i Aberdeen. IRRIGATION S. D.. Feb. lti.—The artesian water in the gas belt of South Dakota contains a considerable percentage of sodium chloride or common salt, and for that reason has very general'y been considered unfit for irrigation. State Engineer Lea does not con cur in this opinion, holding that wilh careful manipulation that this gas artesian water can be successfullv used for Irrigation. In accordance with his recommendations a sprinkling system for irrigating the lawns of t)i» state capitol grounds has been con structed, win rein the water from the state house gas w 11 js permitted-to cool in an open pond, from which it Is pumped by an electric pump into the mains. ThU water contains four parts of salts per thousand. In order that this water may he used successfully, the engineer recommends that large quantities be used.