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Office: Second Floor of Collins' Drug Store
Miller, South Dakota
Phone Office, Red 55; Res., Green 55
Office on block west and one block north of the depot.
Office over Collins' Drug Store. Phone No. Main 16.. Calls answered day or night.

Miller, South Dakota
Practice in all Courts. Prompt attention given to all business intrusted to our care.
Practice in All Courts of the State ______
Judge of Probate Hand County, S. D.

Double service for single day. Two percent charged for first $509; over that amount one percent. Satisfaction guaranteed or no charge will be made.
Phone Green 143, St. Lawrence, S.D.

Locals and Personals
Miss Flossie Wilson is clerking in Fugate's store.

You better see the "Town Talk" tan shoes before buying elsewhere.  L.C. Breese (adv)

L. Lorbeer has rented R. E. Carl's farm in Pearl township for the coming year.

A.L. Fritts and J.M. Jones each received a car load of ear corn from Huron Tuesday.

J.M. King was a passenger to Pierre Monday where he attended the Conservation Congress.

A.H. Burlingame returned Tuesday from Arlington where he had been to visit with his brother Clifford.

A.A. Wharton, Henry Biddle and Ben Croll of Holden township were on the market with hogs Tuesday.

I have in stock a nice assortment of up-to-date ladies' and men's shoes.  Call in and get prices. -- L.C. Breese. (adv)

Will Thomas, who occupied the R.E. Carl farm in Pearl township will farm in Florence township for the coming year.

A number of our young folks took advantage of our balmy spring-like weather Friday and played tennis in the afternoon.

J.E. Fisher, of Holden township, brought in a Duroc-Jersey brood sow Monday which he shipped to W.H. Haley, Rudd, Iowa.

Miss Bertha King has been engaged to teach the unexpired term of school that the late Miss Pearl Arends taught, southeast of Vayland.

Mr. and Mrs. L.T. Jarmuth are enjoying a visit from his father, Henry Jarmuth, of Jackson, Minnesota, who arrived here on Tuesday night.

Mr. and Mrs. F.M. Cox arrived home Wednesday forenoon from an extended visit in Perkins county at the home of their son Clyde and family.

The next number of the C. E. lecture course will not be given until February 14, when Dr. Seaman of Mitchell college will be present to deliver a lecture.  Do not miss it.  (adv)

W. J. McPhail was engaged this week at building a large chicken house, about 40 feet long, for L. A. Breese, who is launching out into the chicken business rather extensively.

Carl Erion met with an accident last Thursday.  A piece of steel he was pounding struck him on his knuckle of the first finger lodging beneath the tendon next to the bone.  Dr. Sutton promptly removed the piece of steel and he experienced no bad results and is doing nicely at present. -- Wolsey Herald

The Royal Male Quartet, who opened our course, were more than ordinary entertainers.  Their program partook of such a variety of good things in so many lines that the audience most thoroughly appreciated them from beginning to end.  Their rendition of the Quartet "Sunset" received many compliments, and the popular as well the classical are handled by the organization as solos and quartets.  They are truly entertainers in every sense of the word.  --- Supt. Mark D. Fitzgarrald, Sevensville, Montana.  At M. E. church, St. Lawrence, Monday nite, February 3.  (adv)

The Epworth League and Baracca Philathea class held a joint business meeting, January 22 at the VanZee home, east of town.  The League had it's meeting first.  Among other things, it was decided to have a box social, and also a Minstrel chorus as the entertainment, Feb. 7.  The entertainment will be free.  The Baraccas and Philatheas elected officers:  William McPhail was re-elected president;  Nina Harris elected vice president.  After the business session, the evening was spent in a social way.  Games were played both indoors and out, refreshments served and altogether the young folks think they had a dandy good time.

Call in and see the up-to-date work shoes at L.C. Breese's.  (adv)

The pony show last Friday night tickled the little folks immensely, while the larger ones enjoyed a dance after the show.

F. P. Calkins and A. L. Fritts each shipped one car load of hogs to Sioux City, Iowa Tuesday.  Mr. Calkins went in charge of same.

Jos. Morrow,  Boulder Creek, California, who arrived last Saturday to look after business matters, was in town this week, accompanied by his son, who resides just north of Miller.

Coming to town --- "The Coons".  The Epworth League will have a box social and a Minstrel entertainment at the A.O.U.W. hall February 7th.  Ladies bring boxes.  Entertainment free.  (adv)

The last number of this winter's lecture course will be given next Monday night, Feb. 3, when the Royal Male Quartette will give one of their splendid musical programs.

Francis Ice and Floyd Reeves came up from Huron last Saturday on their bicycles and returned Sunday night, stopping off, we believe, at the George Ice home near Vayland until Monday morning.

Thomas Croll, of Holden township, had a lot of stationery printed at this office a few days ago, advertising his Holstein herd of cattle.  He informed us that he was kept quite busy answering letters of prospective buyers.  One party from Indiana wrote that if satisfactory prices could be had, he would take his entire lot of cattle.
Vayland Items 
Henry Williams was in town this week.

Marlos Jones has the shooping cough.

August Schilling is on the sick list this week.

Big dance at Vayland hall, Friday night, January 31.

James McGuire has the whooping cough at his house.

Ray Jones was a St. Lawrence visitor Wednesday.

Edward Hiatt is suffering with an ulcer in his right eye.

Bert Rose and Ed Hiatt drove to Wessington the first of the week.

Rev. Walsh was down last Sunday and gave the people a sermon.

Mrs. Maud Calloway left for Huron Monday, where she expects to work this summer.

Question for debate next Saturday evening is:  "Resolved, that war has caused more misery than strong drink to the human family."  Roy Halladay is leader on the affirmative, Mr. Gardiner on the negative.
Pearl and Vicinity
Walter Williams and family were Sunday afternoon visitors at Charles Moore's.

Mr. and Mrs. Earl Lindauer and daughter attended the lecture in Miller Monday night.

A number from this vicinity attended a card party at Harvey Harris' last Friday night.

We are enjoying fine weather.  If it continues much longer we shall all have the spring fever.

Mrs. Noah Good and two sons returned from their visit in Iowa last week Thursday night.

Walter Williams will have a public sale on February 3.  They expect to move to Washington state.

Miss Lela Beals and Mrs. Earl Lindauer and daughter visited at the Will Thomas home Saturday
Public Sale
Having decided to move to Minnesota, the undersigned will sell at public auction on the old Hans Callsen farm, south 1/2 of Section 8, in York township, 6 miles north and 1/2 mile east of  St. Lawrence, South Dakota.

Thursday, February 6, 1913, beginning at 10 o'clock a.m. sharp, the following described property:

Five head of horses consisting of one brown mare in foal, 7 years old, weight 1500 lbs., one grey mare 9 years old, weight about 1400 lbs., one grey gelding coming 2 years old, one bay gelding 2 years old, and one brown colt about 8 months old.

Sixteen head of Cattle --- 3 milch cows, coming fresh soon, 1 Shorthorn bull 3 years old, 2 heifers, coming fresh soon.  1 2-year-old fresh heifer, 2 steers coming 2 years old, 2 steers coming 1 year old, 2 heifer calves coming 1 year old, 3 young calves.  These are choice cattle.  I also have two Poland-China brood sows and one boar to sell at this sale.

Farm Machinery, etc. :  One wagon with triple box, one single buggy, one 10-ft. Monitor grain drill, one Sattley corn planter, nearly new; one 4-section steel harrow, one Sattley gang plow, one 7-ft. McCormick binder, one  9-ft. McCormick mower with dropper, one Deering corn binder, one 12-ft. Deering hay rake, one hay rack, one bobsleigh, and one fanning mill.

Miscellaneous:  About 200 bushels of seed oats, about 100 bushels of corn in crib, 5 bushels of seed corn, 30 tons of hay in stack, and two stacks of corn fodder.  A heating stove, wardrobe and bureau.

Free Lunch Served at Noon.

Terms of Sale:  Sums of $10 and under cash; on all sums over $10 time will be given to Oct. 1, 1913., purchaser to give approved note bearing interest at the rate of 10 percent per annum.  Settlement must be made according to terms of sale before property is removed from the premises.

W. J. Thompson, Owner.
B.F. and J.M. Magness, Auctioneers
L. T. Jarmuth, Clerk.
House For Sale 
Having lost my daughter and expecting to leave the state, I offer for sale my house, 12x24 feet, with small kitchen; strongly built and easily moved.  Call soon. --- O.H. Arends.  (adv)
Literary Program, February 4.
Song .......................................Girls' Chorus
Recitation ............................Dwight Harris
Music ................................Susie Shephard
Recitation .........................Harold Cousins
Solo ...........................................Miss Pitzer
Essay ..........................................Alma Flint
Recitation.................................Alma Porter
Music ................................Frances Fugate
Recitation ............................George Breese
Paper ..........................................Emily Flint
Debate -- Question to be announced later.  Speakers: Messrs. King, Sorensen, Abbott and Miller
WESSINGTON -- A new town will spring into existence near here if efforts now being made to secure the appointment of a postmaster are successful.  A petition is being circulated asking that a postoffice be established at Winterville, the name of the proposed new town, and the petition will be sent to Washington soon for action.

MILLER -- The Spring-like breezes and the perfect roads are bringing out the trotting horses here whose drivers not infrequently speed them on at a summer race track gait.   A number of fancy steppers are already on the ground practicing for the June races.

IROQUOIS -- A hen belonging to Mrs. H. H. Redl evidently believes in taking time by the forelock, for a few days ago it came off the nest with a brood of chickens, and now Mrs. Redl will break the record by having spring chicken for Easter dinner.

HURON -- C. R. Haven, late of Mellette, Spink county, and former resident of Minneaplois, was stricken with paralysis Wednesday morning, and is in a critical condition.  He was a member of Company A, Ninth Minneapolis volunteers, enlisting in Minneapolis and serving until the close of the war.

MILLER -- J.M. Randall, east of here, lost two valuable cows from eating mustard in the pasture.

Yankton, SD  Jan. 27. --- H.C. Warner, a resident of Mitchell, probably the oldest horticulturist in the state, on his death recently left a highly interesting and valuable collection of gladiolas, peonies and iris.  It is claimed this collection held the largest number of named varieties in the world:  347 peonies, 352 gladiolas and 136 varieties of iris.  This collection was sold at auction and was bought by the Gurney Seed Company of Yankton and will shortly be moved to this city.
Trustee 1st ward ............... C. H. Williams
Trustee 2nd ward ......................J.M. King
Trustee 3rd ward .................T.W. Wilson
Treasurer ...............................L.T. Jarmuth
Clerk ................................M.O. Thompson
Assessor .................................J.B. Kintigh
Marshal ...................................P.C. Arends
Street Commissioner .....M.O. Thompson
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