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VOL. 6.     ST. LAWRENCE, SOUTH DAKOTA, FRIDAY, OCTOBER 4, 1912.     NO. 3
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Professional Cards
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PORT McWHORTER
PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON
Office: Second Floor of Collins' Drug Store
Miller, South Dakota
Phone Office, Red 55; Res., Green 55
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BENJ. THOMAS, M.D.
Huron, S.D.
EYE, EAR, NOSE, THROAT.
Special attention paid to fitting glasses.
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OSTEOPATHY
ESTELLA WOODRUFF, D.O.
Office on block west and one block north of the depot.
ST. LAWRENCE, SOUTH DAKOTA
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DR. G.H. SESSIONS, M.D.V.
VETERINARY SURGEON AND DENTIST
Office over Collins' Drug Store. Phone No. Main 16.. Calls answered day or night.
MILLER, SOUTH DAKOTA

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F.R. FISHER
LAWYER
OFFICE OVER FIRST NATIONAL BANK
Miller, South Dakota
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JOHN PUSEY
LAWYER
Practice in all Courts. Prompt attention given to all business intrusted to our care.
MILLER, SOUTH DAKOTA
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C.M. CARROLL
LAWYER
Practice in All Courts of the State ______
Judge of Probate Hand County, S. D.
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H.J. BUSHFIELD
ATTORNEY-AT-LAW
State's Attorney For Hand County
Real estate law a specialty.  Estates probated and titles cleared up.  Office four doors south of postoffice.
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B.F. & J.M. MAGNESS
PUBLIC AUCTIONEERS
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.
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Obituary of Helen Drew
   
   On Monday morning, September 30, 1912, at about 2 o'clock, Helen Drew, the daughter of Mrs. Alma Drew, departed this life at her home in St. Lawrence, S. D. Though she had been in failing health for some time, death came somewhat suddenly at last, for she was out even as late as last Thursday, September 26.
   Deceased was born in North Yakima, Washington, March 20, 1894, and had been resident in St. Lawrence for upwards of seven years. She was a faithful and consistent member of the local Presbyterian church and Sunday school, also of the C. E. society, and general testimony is borne to her sterling character, and to the sweetness of her disposition.
   The funeral, the arrangements for which were superintended by Mr. Sedam, was held on Tuesday afternoon. The funeral service took place in the Presbyterian church, the Rev. G. Issac officiating. The choir effectively rendered the following appropriate hymns. "Peace, Perfect Peace"; "The Lord Is My Shepherd",  (a favorite hymn of the departed), "Asleep In Jesus", and "Nearer My God To Thee".  Mrs C. H. Williams and Miss Muriel Pitzer also rendered, in a sympathetic way, "Beautiful Isle of Somewhere". The minister's address was based upon John XIV: 1-4, after which Rev. J. L. Walsh, pastor of the M. E. church, led in prayer.
   After the service the cortege departed for Miller, where the remains were interred.
   The chief mourners were Mrs. Alma Drew, mother; Paul Drew, brother; Mr. J. C. McCool, uncle; and Mr. and Mrs. Edgar McCool, cousins.
   The following girl friends of the departed acted as pall-bearers: Emily Flint, Klyde Van Brunt,, Elsie Thompson, Alma Nelson, Clara Pitzer and Nina Harris.
   Many friends sent flowers, among them the Presbyterian Sunday school and C.E. society, Epworth League, friends in St. Lawrence, high school girls, Mr. and Mrs Fritts, Mrs. Harmann and Mrs. Goyke.
   Much sympathy for the mourners, particularly the mother, is felt thru-out the town and district.
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CARD OF THANKS
   To all our friends in St. Lawrence who in our hour of trouble gave us so unstintedly sympathy and help, we wish to give to you our sincere thanks, and when your time of trouble comes may you be equally blest.
Alma Drew
Paul Drew
J. C McCool
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Locals and Personals
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Hon. J. M. King was a passenger enroute to Pierre Tuesday.

T. I. Murphy and family moved into the Henderson house Monday.

Lloyd Smith who is at Jamestown, N.D. has a position as a brakeman.

Will McPhail has a full set of farm buildings to erect on the N. Noble farm in Gilbert township.

Ira Magowan enjoyed a visit from his brother from Hot Springs the latter part of last week.

Miss Rose Schmidt, of Glendale township, departed on Monday's evening passenger enroute to Doland.

Miss Hazel Flint, who has been on the sick list for a number of days, was able to be out for a few minutes yesterday.

A. Kranth and family enjoyed a week's visit from his mother. She returned on Wednesday's evening passenger for for home in Madison, Wis.

B. F. Magness shipped a car load of horses to Lancaster, Penn., last Saturday. I. J. Davis accompanied the car as far as Pittsburg and from there went on to Bangor, Maine, to attend school.

Mr. and Mrs. E. E. Funston's daughter, who visited them for the past two or three months at their home in Holden township, departed on last Friday's evening passenger for Dallas, Texas.

E. J. Nelson arrived from his claim near Isabel last Friday. He made application to Uncle Sam for an eight-months leave of absence. If the same is granted he will likely teach a term of school in this county, otherwise he will return to his claim in about 30 days.

Saturday nite F. A. Altenow's store was entered and $4.90 was taken from the cash register. Entrance was gained by the removal of a pane of glass in a rear window. The next morning Mr. Altenow found the north side door standing open, evidently left so by the thief.

After several months' sojourn in St. Lawrence A. L. Wagoner returned to the Soldiers' Home at Hot Sprngs on Friday's night passenger.

L. A. Swab has had a stable built on his lots in the northh part of town.

Johnnie Van Vranken was able to be up again Sunday after a very severe attack of pneumonia.

Mrs. Murphy, mother of Mrs. R. C. Dean, departed on Tuesday's night passenger for Belle Fourche.

J. D. Flint left for Acme, on last night's passenger, near which place he intends to hold down his claim this winter.

Paul Drew was called home on account of the death of his sister. He has a position at Jamestown, N.D. as locomotive fireman.

A splendid time was reported to have been enjoyed at the dance last Friday night. The attendance was greater than was anticipated by those who got up the dance.

G. A. Newlin's mother who visited at his home for some time, about four miles northeast of town, left on Tuesday's evening passenger enroute to Strathmore, California.

Mrs. J. B. Taylor, who took suddenly sick about a week ago, died last night at about half past seven o'clock at the age of about 66 years. A more extended obituary notice will be given in next week's News.

Wm. Ranft, one of Rose Hill township's prosperous farmers, was in town last Friday. He informed us that his wheat yielded 10 bushels per acre. He is having an addition built to his house, 16x24 feet in size, story and a half high, with two porches.

L. Paisley and family depart Tuesday evening bound for Savanah, Ill., for a visit of three or four weeks before taking up their residence at Neward, Okla Their many friends here will wish them success, and should they not find it congenial there they will be heartily welcomed back to the "Sunshine" state.

C. H. William and W. F. Flint were out on a duck hunting expedition last Friday.

B. F. Magness shipped a car load of cattle to Chicago Saturday.

Z. H. Taylor departed last Saturday evening for Fairview, Montana, to accept a position in a barber shop.

Guy Barnes, of Holden township, called at the News office yesterday and gave the editor three nice Hubbard squashes. Thanks.

George Ford made his maiden trip as brakeman on this division of the Northwestern railway last week, going from Huron to Pierre and return.

P. M. Sorensen reports his best yield of wheat at about 15 1/2 bushels per acre, some fourteen bushels, and an average of nearly 11 bushels per acre.

Mrs. Ruth Breese and baby left on Saturday's evening passenger enroute to Lincoln, Neb., to join her husband who has a position in a bank in that city.

The party who sent in a couple of items from North Hand to the News recently owes an apology to Miss Pauline Jenner and Mr F. C Holzwarth for sending in the report that they were to be married in the near future, which is absolutely false.
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HAND COUNTY NEWS
J. L. FLINT
Editor and Publisher
Entered at the Postoffice at St. Lawrence, South Dakota as second-class mail matter.
Offical Paper of Hand County
Subscription $1.00 Per Year
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Presbyterian Church
Morning services every Sunday at 10:30 o'clock. Sunday School at 11:30. Evening service at 7:30 o'clock. Christian Endeavor at 6:30 p.m.
You are always welcome.
Rev. Isaac, Pastor

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Methodist Church
Services every Sunday morning at 10:45; evening service at 8:00. Sabbath School at 12:00; Epworth League meets at 7:00 o'clock p.m. Junior League at 3:30 p.m. Midweek prayer meeting Thursday at 8:00 p.m. W.F.M.S. first Tuesday of each month.
Everybody is cordially invited to attend.

J. L. Walsh, Pastor
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TURTLE VALLEY LODGE NO. 61
I.O.O.F.
Meets every Monday night at 8 p.m.
C. W. MILLER, N.G.
F. C. CALLSEN, V.G.
J. L. WALSH, Secretary
J. L. FLINT, Treas..

Visting brothers always cordially welcome
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REBEKAH LODGE NO. 124

Meets First and Third Wednesday Evening at 8 o'clock in Odd Fellows Hall.
MRS. FAY THOMPSON, N.G.
MISS ADDIE WELCH, V.G.
MRS. IDA FLINT, Treas.
MISS EMILY FLINT,  Fin. Sec.
MRS. HELEN HULTMAN, Rec. Sec.

Visiting brothers and sisters are cordially invited to meet with us.
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A. O. U. W.

Meets first and third Thursday of each month

W.J. DAVEY,  Master Workman
H. CLEGG,  Recorder
G. SMITH,  Financier
Visiting brothers cordially invited.
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DEGREE OF HONOR
Meets Second and Fourth Friday of Month.

MRS B. F. MAGNESS, C.O.
MRS. F. A. ALTENOW, L.O.
MRS. H. CLEGG, Rec.-Fin.
MRS. H.O. WALKER, Treas.
Visiting members are always cordially invited.
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LODGE DIRECTORY
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NOTICE OF HEARING PETETION FOR LETTERS OF ADMINISTRATION

State of South Dakota, County of Hand. ss. In County Court.
In the Matter of the Estate of Samuel Bushong, Deceased.
   The State of South Dakota sends greeting to Annie E. Bushong, Mabel Bushong, Hubert Bushong, Joe Bushong, and Anna Belle Bushong, heirs at law and next of kin of Samuel Bushong, deceased, and to all to whom these presents may come.
   Notice is hereby given that Annie E. Bushong has filed with the Judge of this Court, a petition praying for Letters of Administration of the Estate of Samuel Bushong, deceased, the administrator having filed his report and asked to be discharged, and that Saturday the nineteenth day of October, 1912, at two o'clock P.M. of said day, being a day of a special term of this court, at the office of the County Judge in the Court house in Miller, in the county of Hand has been set for hearing said petition, when and where any person interested may appear and show cause why the said petition should not be granted.
   Dated at Miller, S. D., this second day of October, A. D 1912.
R. C. Anderson, Judge of the County Court.
Attest:  W. E. MORROW, Clerk

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NORTH HAND SUNDAY SCHOOL CONVENTION
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   Program of the North Hand County S. S Convention to be held at the Carleton M. E. church Sunday, October 13, 1912:
10:30 a.m. sharp Sunday School
Richard Lubandt, Supt., Bible class - K. M. Linn, Youong People - Mrs. Feree, Intermediate - Mrs Ray Linn, Primary - Mrs. Chas. Parrish.
Dinner at noon.
1:00 p.m. Song by congregation.
Devotional exercises- Rev.  Held.
Song--Carleton Sunday School.
Address of welcome--Roy Linn.
Response--S. E. Thomas.
Song--Burdette Sunday School.
Address--Rev. Chas. Bullock.
Vocal Solo--Mrs. J. G. McHone.
The Privilege of the S. S. teacher --May Rudd.
Vocal Solo--Chas. Banning.
Life time in the Sunday School--Richard Jones.
Talk of State Missionary--W. S. Doty.
Song--Welcome Sunday School.
Creating a Temperance atmosphere in the S. S --H. G Hurd
Report of Sunday Schools.
Election of officers.
Closing song and benediction--Rev. Held.
Chas. Togeman, Pres.
Committee:
Frank Teller, Vice P.
Mrs. Wm. Randolph, Sec.
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WE ARE CLOSING OUT ALL OUR
READY-MIXED & DRY PAINTS
AND CAN SAVE YOU
about 35 cts. on every gallon, and we guarantee our paints to be as good as anything there is on the market. We can sell you a better paint  for less money than you can send off and get it for ========
If you want the best mowing machine or corn binder come and look over the McCormick.
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Wm. J. McPHAIL,
Contractor and Builder
All Kinds of
Building & Repairing
Shop and Screen Work A Specialty.
Satisfaction Guaranteed


GIVE ME A CALL

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R. S. SHEPHARD'S

Dray Line
ST. LAWRENCE, S.D.

Special Attention Given to All Classes of Work in Our Line.

Phone Number Red 97.
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C. L. Starr,
AUCTIONEER

Live Stock and Farm Sales a Specialty.


Terms One Per Cent.

Satisfaction Guaranteed.

YOUR BUSINESS SOLICITED.
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Our Certificates of Deposit Earn You Five Percent Interest

Convenient -- Safe -- Negotiable

First State Bank
St. Lawrence, S.D.
F. D. Green, Pres.
F. A. Altenow, Vice Pres.
L. T. Jarmuth, Cashier
L. Siegling, Ass't. Cashier

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City Meat Market
EMIL FINDER
Proprietor

Fresh, Salt and Smoked Meats, Fish, Game and Oysters in season.

Cash paid for hides
ST. LAWRENCE, SOUTH DAKOTA
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BUY YOUR PAINT NOW.
All $3.50 Oxford Shoes now go at $2.65
All $3.00 Oxford Shoes now go at $2.25
All Straw Hats 35% Discount
Good Canned Peaches, 2 cans for 25c
Good Canned Pears, 2 cans for 25c
Good Canned Apricots, 2 cans for 25c
Tomatoes, good ones, 2 cans for 25c
If you are looking for bargains come and see our general line of merchandise.
F. A. Altenow - St. Lawrence, South Dakota
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DEMOCRATIC RALLY.
   
There will be a democratic rally in Shaul's hall on Tuesday evening, October 8, 1912.
   Hon J. M. King will open the campaign with his maiden speech
   Judge  Cumming, of Highmore, democratic candidate for State senator, has been invited to be present and assist in the program.
   Everybody is requested to come and hear the line of argument since the political earthquake in politics.
   A campaign singer will enliven the occasion with songs
   Come and hear the fun.
------By Order of Committee.
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Preliminary Announcement
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C. E. LECTURE COURSE.
The C. E. Society of the Presbyterian church beg to announce a lecture course, consisting of five numbers, the first to be given on Saturday, October 19, 1912, at 8 p.m., when Prof. C. K. Hoyt, A.M.D.D, will deliver a lecture.
Single admission 25 cents.
Look out for further announcements.
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   Dr. D. C. Bond, Oph. D. the well-known eye specialist of Mitchell, S. D, will be at Hotel, St. Lawrence Tuesday, October.15. Eyes carefully examined. Glasses made that FIT. Special attention to headaches and nervousness. Crossed-eyes straightened.
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   J. W. Coquillette and J. C McCool have organized the Miller land company and will also have money to loan at the lowest possible rates. They are getting out a list of farm lands, and those who have property to sell will do well to get in on the list.
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If you want to buy, sell or trade you will do well to see Frank Pitzer, the land man.
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Money to loan on Hand county land at all times. Rates reasonable. Prompt settlement.
First State Bank
St. Lawrence, SD
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We have one International hay stacker left, which we will close out at a bargain.
F. A. Altenow
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   All those knowing themselves to be indebted to the undersigned will please call and settle as soon as possible, as we have carried many accounts for a year and over, and the time has come that we must have money. It takes money to pay our bills. Please give us a lift as soon as possible.
Yours Respectfully,
F. A. Altenow
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LECTURE COURSE
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The committee announces the coming of the five entertainments connected with the Midland Lyceum Bureau. The first number will appear Monday,
OCTOBER 7, 1912.
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Hallie Elaine Gassaway,
Entertainer
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We predict a good attendance at all meetings. You will do well to purchase your season tickets as soon as possible. Come early and select a reserve seat.
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Tickets may be had from C. H. Williams, secretary;  L. T. Jarmuth, at First State Bank; Breese & Breese, and J. L Walsh, Mgr.
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SEASON TICKETS --Adults $1.50
School Children 1.00
Single Admissions - .50
Remember October 7th.
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FOR SALE OR TRADE
Good threshing rig. Big bargain if taken soon. Enquire at News office.
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The first number of the lecture course will be given Monday night, October 7, in the Methodist church, by Miss Hallie Elaine Gassaway, entertainer.
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