VOL. 6. ST. LAWRENCE, SOUTH DAKOTA, FRIDAY, OCTOBER 18, 1912. NO. 5
10/01/1912 Hand Co Jurymen spelling?
Rose Hill C. C. Andrew
C. A. Burton
Hulbert C. W. Bothwell
Burdette M. W. Keeler
Plato Wm. Brueggeman
Spring Lake John Barrett
H. C. Engel
Hiland Wm. H. Bryant
C. J. Cranston
R. J. Eddy
York C. H. Banning
R. D. Conkey
Holden L. S. Boles
Carlton E. H. Hoffman
Linn David Stapp
A. F. Root
Ohio A. P. Ellis
O. R. Engleman Engelmann
Miller Geo. Fugate
Florence Nick Borning
Park Chas. Anderson
Mondamin Ben Heezen
Glendale C. Miller
Greenleaf Henry Aymar
A. A. Meehan
J. F. Meppin
Fairview Anton Koeking Koenig ?
John Sluenaka Sluneka
Frank Weisler Weiseler
Spring Mike Allen
Cedar Bert Crackel
Riverside F. W. Doral
Aug. Hadler Hadeler
Campbell Roy Davis
Ontario Frank Blachford
Harrison J. H. May
St.Lawrence Vil L. C. Breese
A. E. Burton
F. M. Cox
Miller City H. W. Woodruff
Locals and Personals
Floyd Smith is here visiting relations
Several cases of smallpox are reported in Miller.
Mrs F. A. Altenow was a Huron visitor last Saturday.
Henry Bayer called Wednesday and ordered sale bills printed for October 28.
B. F. Magness shipped a car load of cattle to Huron Tuesday to Jos. Marlin.
Johnnie Flint arrived from his claim near Acme on yesterday's morning passenger.
H. W. Funston will go to California after his public sale, which will be held on the 23rd inst. [I have no idea what that means! csr]
Gilbert Carl has traded his farm in Hulbert township to M. D. Harris for Montana land.
W. J. Thompson, of York township, was a passenger Sunday evening enroute to Ceylon, Minn.
F. R. Brumwell and family, of Huron, visited Sunday at the home of Mr. and Mrs. C. H. Williams.
J. F. Dynes, of Holden township, reports a yield of over 12 bushels of wheat per acre from 190 acres.
L. C. Breese, A. E. Burton and F. M. Cox have been drawn to serve a jurors at the December term of court.
Mr. and G. O. Akland, of Winner, visited at the home of Mrs. Aklund's parents, Mr. and Mrs. P. M. Sorensen, last week.
Leo Smith, who is extra station agent on the C. & N. W. railway visited here over Sunday with his father, going from here to Broadland.
Frank Pitzer and family have taken up their residence on the farm vacated by D. C. Furrer, about two miles southeast of town.
The Methodist aid society and the Epworth League will give a chicken pie supper in the Workman hall, Saturday, October 26. You are cordially invited.
We are indebted to L. D. Mulvaney for the item relating to theaccident that befell Harry Johnson, of Bates township, which appeared in the News last week.
Mrs. L. T. Jarmuth and little son arrived home on Saturday's night passenger from a two month's visit with relations at Peru, Ill., and Jackson, Minn.
John Gossett and family departed last week Thursday for Seattle, Wash. They removed from Pearl township and expect to make their home in the above-mentioned city.
B. R. Wieland, of Canistota, arrived here Saturday forenoon and visited for a few days at the home of his son and daughter, Mr and Mrs C. H. Banning. He returned home on Tuesday's evening passenger.
The Annusal conference of the M E church, which was in session for nearly a week in Yankton, closed last Sunday. The many friends of Rev. J. L. Walsh will be pleased to learn that he has been returned to the St. Lawrence charge for another year.
W. H. Hollister, a printer of 35 years experience, who owns a ranch 7 miles southwest of Wessington, was distributing bills for L. E. Millan's sale Saturday He called at the News office to get a smell of printer's ink and set a few lines of type. Bro. Hollister was formerly editor of the Huron Herald.
A Narrow Escape
H. C. Larson, of Centerville, who was here the latter part of last week, met with what may be termed a lucky accident. He was in his car on his way out to his daughter's, Mrs. Arthur Hartmann, Thursday evening, accompanied by his sister-in-law, Mrs. E. M. Smith, when he attempted to pass around a team ahead of him, in front of the Methodist church. The grade was narrower than he had figured and his car "turned turtle" and pinned him under the car, but fortunately, he was thrown in such a way as to light where the body of the auto is carved out. He and Mrs. Smith received minor bruises and the wind shield was broken and some part of the steering wheel was broken, but the damage was not great enough to prevent him from going on out to his daughter's.
John Williams and Charles Logan, whose home is south of LeMars, Iowa, visited Thursday and Friday of last week with John Greeno and family of Bates township. Mr Williams has a quarter-section of land in Bates township and another in Hiland township. Of course he was combining business with pleasure--looking after the past season's crops and the leasing of his land for next year, also projecting further improvements on the same, while, renewing acquaintanceship with the Greenos, he and they, as well as Mr Logan, having been neighbors in Iowa.
Rev. O'Connor, the Free Methodist pastor of the shurch of that denomination in Bates township, has returned from the recent conference held in Vienna, this state. He leaves for Kennebec, beyond Chamberlain and west of the Missouri, as spiritual shepherd to another flock. Rev. Donoghue, of Wessington Springs, former presiding elder of this district, replaces Rev. O'Connor for the present.
The regular late-year smallpox alarm is again in the land, but the writer doesn't know how much truth there happens to be in the superabundance of rumors afloat. One thing is sure tho; some many in south-east Bates and the near neighborhood of Buffalo and Beadle counties have contracted the ailment that the school taught by Mr Woodruff has closed for at least a week or so.
PEARL AND VICINITY.
Clint Cole departs for Iowas this week.
Born recently, a daughter, to Mr. and Mrs. Wilbur Ellis.
Frank Pitzer and family moved out where Dan Furrer lived.
Mr. and Mrs. Earl Lindauer were Sunday visitors at Will Thomas's.
Bert Humphrey is putting the roads in good shape grading them
Mrs. James Patterson is entertaining her mother and sister from Nebraska.
Henry Pietz and wife visited relatives down south Saturday night and Sunday.
James Patterson and family and their company were Sunday visitors at Melvin Ellis's.
The artesian well drillers finished a well for Mr. Beals. This one makes the fifth well in this vicinity this summer.
PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON
Office: Second Floor of Collins' Drug Store
Miller, South Dakota
Phone Office, Red 55; Res., Green 55
BENJ. THOMAS, M.D.
EYE, EAR, NOSE, THROAT.
Special attention paid to fitting glasses.
ESTELLA WOODRUFF, D.O.
Office on block west and one block north of the depot.
ST. LAWRENCE, SOUTH DAKOTA
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
OFFICE OVER FIRST NATIONAL BANK
Miller, South Dakota
Practice in all Courts. Prompt attention given to all business intrusted to our care.
MILLER, SOUTH DAKOTA
Practice in All Courts of the State ______
Judge of Probate Hand County, S. D.
State's Attorney For Hand County
Real estate law a specialty. Estates probated and titles cleared up. Office four doors south of postoffice.
MILLER, SOUTH DAKOTA =======================
B.F. & J.M. MAGNESS
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.
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
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
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
TURTLE VALLEY LODGE NO. 61
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
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.
A. O. U. W.
Meets first and third Thursday of each month
F. A. Altenow, Master Workman
H. CLEGG, Recorder
G. SMITH, Financier
Visiting brothers cordially invited.
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.
C. L. Starr,
Live Stock and Farm Sales a Specialty.
Terms One Per Cent.
YOUR BUSINESS SOLICITED.
Wm. J. McPHAIL,
Contractor and Builder
All Kinds of
Building & Repairing
Shop and Screen Work A Specialty.
GIVE ME A CALL
R. S. SHEPHARD'S
ST. LAWRENCE, S.D.
Special Attention Given to All Classes of Work in Our Line.
Phone Number Red 97.
City Meat Market
Fresh, Salt and Smoked Meats, Fish, Game and Oysters in season.
Cash paid for hides
ST. LAWRENCE, SOUTH DAKOTA
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
Miller, S. D., Oct. 1, 1912
Board of county commissioners of Hand county met in regular session. Members all present.
Board was called to order by chairman Scott, and the following claim wa allowed:
Iowa Bridge Co. for steel bridges in county, $4750. 53.
Application of J. F Wilson for a school loan of $2600. on the NW 1/4 of Sec. 4 and the NE 1/4 of Sec. 5-113-69 on motion granted.
Application of F. W. Duxbury for a school loan of $1000. on the N 1/2 of SW 1/4 and S 1/2 of NW 1/4 of Sec. 23-110-66 on motion allowed at $800.
Board then proceeded to draw jurymen, which are as follows:
[Full list separate, below - plus possible spelling corrections. csr]
On motion board adjourned till 9 o'clock am Oct 2nd, 1912.
Oct. 2nd, 1912. Board met as per adjournment.
Bond of C. M. Dwyer, abstractor was filed and approved.
Additional bond of First State Bank of St. Lawrence was filed and approved.
Petition by R. J. Hickox for an abatement of $14. 84 and $1. 00 school poll, for taxes assessed against lots 15 & 16, block 2 Re-Sub E. J. Miller's Add. to city of Miller, for the year 1911 was on motion granted.
Petition of Daniel Murphy for an abatement of $4. 87 tax assessed against S-E 1/4 of S-E 1/4 of Sec. 86-112-66 was on motion granted, as the same was an erroneous assessment.
J. T. Redmond county supplies--- $ 9. 15
Allyn & Bacon school supplies--- 4. 80
R. C. Anderson sitting on board
of insanity, acting as clerk of said
board and issueing papers under
seal, Case Marshall Kane----------- 5. 75
American Book Co school bks. 1162. 85
Judge of elections appointed are as follows: [ Full list below, with possible spelling corrections noted. csr]
On motion board adj. til 1 o'clock p.m. Board met as per adj.
W. A. Beach Printing Co.
County supplies ---------------------$ 70. 77
Geo. D. Barnard county supplies- 7. 50
J. A. Bushfieeld offical printing
& job work----------------------------- 88.90
Dan Healy offical printing
& job work----------------------------- 180. 75
J. L. Flint official printing---------- 64. 00
E. A. Lindsay county draying---- 1. 75
Capital Supply Co.
county supplies---------------------- 41. 19
A. H. Churchill supplies for
Mrs. Burger--------------------------- 23. 91
Web. L. Davis express and pstg.- 9. 42
Dak. Central Tel. Co.
phone rent for county--------------- 50. 95
C. M. Dwyer game warden fees--- 150. 00
Educator School Supply Co.
school supplies----------------------- 68. 17
A. Flanagan Co.
school supplies----------------------- 118. 13
Ginn & Co. school books---------- 167. 90
Hammond & Stephens
school supplies----------------------- 44. 60
W. H. Lane salary
county doctor 3rd quarter---------- 30. 00
(Concluded next week)
H. Bayer will sell at public sale on sections 12 and 13, Pearl Twp., adjoining the John Nelson farm, on Monday, October 28, 1912, beginning at 10 o'clock:
Eleven head of horses, 20 shoats, corn, hay, and farm machinery. See large bills for terms of sale and further particulars.
The undersigned will sell at public auction on farm, 9 1/2 miles north, 1 1/2 east of St. Lawrence and 2 miles west and one mile south of Sunbeam church, on
Wednesday, Oct. 23, 1912
commencing at 12 o'clock m the following property:
Fifteen head of horses, two head of cattle, two young sows, farm machinery and household goods.
For terms of sale and further description of property see large bills
H W Funston, Owner
C. L. Starr, Auctioneer.
L. T. Jarmuth, Clerk.
CLOSING OUT SALE
of our entire stock of general merchandise Call and see us and get prices. Breese & Breese (Adv.)
Times Are Hard.
In order to help the farmers as well as ourselves, we will give a discount of 50c on each size plow lay made by us from Dec. 1 to Feb. 1. Sorensen & Murphy.
FOR SALE---Good soft coal heatin stove, suitable for school room, etc. Apply to H. Clegg
FOR SALE---R. I. Reds cockerels 75c each if taken at once ---Mrs. H. Clegg, St Lawrence, S. D
FOR SALE OR TRADE---Good threshing rig. Big bargain if taken soon. Enquire at News office.
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.
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.
If you want to buy, sell or trade you will do well to see Frank Pitzer, the land man.
Money to loan on Hand county land at all times. Rates reasonable. Prompt settlement.
First State Bank
St. Lawrence, SD
We have one International hay stacker left, which we will close out at a bargain.
F. A. Altenow
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.
F. A. Altenow
10/01/1912 Co.Elect. Judges spelling?
109-66 Martin Winter
D. A. Irwin
J. P. Jensen
110-66 W. A Rowen
H. G. Woodruff
111-66 A. M. Rowan
G. E. Majors
A. B. Crossman
112-66 Andrew Thompson
John McMurtry Jr.
W. A. Bothwell
113-66 A R. Hannum
114-66 G. R. Bottom
J. O. Dean
115-66 Wm. Randolph
P. L. Keller
L. L. Sisson
116-66 James Cain
109-67 John Barrett
R. E. Morrison
110-67 C. S. Anderson
111-67 David Evans
D. N. Weeks
112-67 J. R. Hoover
R. C. Dean
113-67 F. C. Hudson
W. W. Cotton
114-67 John Bartlett
F. P. Calkins
115-67 B. F. Shoop
W. E. Hurd
W. F. Eggert
116-67 David Stapp
Chas. Saenger Sanger
109-68 L. L. Fry
H. C. Stallard
T. M. Burns
110-68 J. O. Waters
111-68 H. P. Jacobs
J. H. McCartney
112-68 G. R. Chase
113-68 Nicolas Myers
J. R. Moncur
114-68 S. F. Eaton
W. E. Gillmor
115-68 John Costifan
116-68 Burt Sebring
Geo. E. Bolton
109-69 Fred Sieman
W. W. Johnson
T. J. Robinson
110-69 C. H. Porter
W. W. Penwell
J. M. Schmidt
111-69 Peter Engleman Engelmann
E. L. Miller
112-69 J. W. Wenrick
113-69 Ed. Johnson
J. A. Pierson
114-69 Geo. Steptoe
J. C. Harris
115-69 Frank Weisler Weiseler
Henry Oligmiller Oligmueller
116-69 Frank Matter
109-70 G. A. Tripp
110-70 Alf. Crackel
W. S. Bell
J. S. Butler
111-70 Bard Bevington
P. C. Hutchings
112-70 Joseph Gardener
C. A. Hammill
113-70 Wm. Voelker
S. L. Wilcox
S. R. Ferguson
114-70 Chas. Falckhainer Falkenhainer
115-70 Geo. Hanks
116-70 Geo. Dill
Miller 1st John Schott
G. C. Briggs
J. D. Miller
Miller 2nd John Cummings
D. A. Piercy
Miller 3rd Steve Kegler
DAKOTA STATE NEWS
MILLER--Fred Pike was bound over to circuit court on a $500 bond on the charge of taking $45 from the Northwestern station at St. Lawrence. He is only 17 years old.
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Will be Given by
Dr. C. Kimball Hoyt, A. M.
"Every Man's Safety Box"
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at 8:00 o'clock P.M.
Prelude by Local Talent.
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Single Admissions - .25
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