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VOL. 6.     ST. LAWRENCE, SOUTH DAKOTA, FRIDAY, OCTOBER 25, 1912.     NO. 6
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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.
MILLER, SOUTH DAKOTA =======================
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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OFFICAL PROCEEDINGS COUNTY COMMISSIONERS
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(Continued from last week)
Mitchell Publishing Co.
   county supplies...........................  32. 20
Miller Electric Co
   lights for county..........................  18. 20
News Printing Co.
   county supplies...........................  22. 17
Chas. I. Odle cash
   paid Mrs. Berger..........................   5. 00
Chas. I. Odle
   freight, postage, and express.....  11. 50
Perkins Bros Co
   county supplies...........................   3. 94
W. T. Rafferty
   ice for county...............................   7. 50
A. E. Waterman
   job work........................................  10. 50
Wolf bounties paid by county.....  15. 00

   On motion Board adj till 9 o'clock a.m. Oct. 3rd, 1912.
   Oct. 3rd, 1912. Board met as per adj. and allowed the following claims;

R. C. Anderson July salary...........  66. 67
-------------------- August salary.....  66. 67
--------------------September salary.  66. 67
Grace Butler      July salary............  75. 00
--------------------August salary......  75. 00
-------------------September salary..  75. 00
W. L. Davis      July salary...........  100. 00
-------------------August salary......  100. 00
------------------September salary...  100. 00
Mamie DeLange July salary..........  75. 00
--------------------August salary.......  75. 00
-------------------September salary...  75. 00
F. R. Fisher         July salary..........   83. 33
---------------------August salary.....   83. 33
--------------------September salary..   83.34
R. S. Mead         July salary........... 125. 00
--------------------August salary......  125. 00
-------------------September salary..  125. 00
Chas. I. Odle     July salary..........   125. 00
--------------------August salary.....   125. 00
-------------------September salary..  125. 00
May Rudd         July salary...........  114. 54
--------------------August salary.....   114. 54
-------------------September salary..  114. 54
O. H. Yetter        July salary..........    75. 00
---------------------August salary....     75. 00
--------------------September salary.    75. 00

Elga Wharton    July salary...........   50. 00
---------------------August salary.....    50. 00
--------------------September salary..   50. 00

   Justice report of J W. Heltibridle, State of S. D. vs Carl Voss for $49. 55 was on motion allowed.
   Justice report of J. W. Heltibridle, State of S.D. vs W. C. Berry for $75. 15 was on motion allowed.

   Justice report of A. S. Ober, State of S.D. vs W. H. Cowan for $46. 80 was on motion allowed.

Ed. Andrews mileage and per diem.14. 30

J. T. Bailey same................................ 13. 40
C. F. Erichsen same........................... 12. 10
John McMurtry same....................... 13. 50
Henry Scott same
   and two days committee work...... 22. 00
   On motion Board adj. till the 12th of November, 1912.
Henry Scott, Chairman.
Chas. I. Odle, County Auditor
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Locals and Personals
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Mrs. Pensock has been sorely afflicted with neuralgia for a number of days.

The W.R.C. basket social last Friday night was well attended

Mr. and Mrs R. E. Fitzgerald were Huron visitors between trains Saturday forenoon.

Fritts & Roberts shipped a car load of hogs to Sioux City, Iowa, Tuesday.

Mrs. Alma Drew arrived home this forenoon from an extended visit with relations in Nebraska.

Mrs. Alvin Williams and sister, Miss Ida Hagan, departed on a visit to Pipestone, Minn, Tuesday morning.

Geo. Ford has gone to Wilmar, Minn, where he has secured a position as brakeman on the Great Northern railroad

Vote for J. M. Douglass for county commissioner of this district We will have more to say on his candidacy next weeek.

Al. Marks, of Stanton, Neb., who recently sold his half-section farm in Gilbert township to Otto Meyer, returned home on Monday's evening passenger.

About twenty of the high school pupils were passengers to Ree Heights last Saturday, near which place they were royally entertained by Prof. and Mrs. Courts at their farm home.

This office printed 500 large bills for F A. Altenow this week in which he is advertising a big closing out sale of his general merchandise stock. He has, however, made arrangements to handle the Deering machinery another year.

B. P. Scoville arrived on Sunday's morning passenger from the Soldier's Home at Hot Springs and departed on the evening train that day enroute to Rockham to visit his son and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. C. D. Hoskin. He will sojourn in this section until after election.
[Think editor meant "son-in-law" ---csr]

Dr. C. Kimball Hoyt, A. M., of Huron college, delivered a very interesting, and instructive lecture, entitled, "Every Man's Safety Box," last Saturday night in the Presbyterian church. The attendance was quite good. This was the first number of the Christian Endeavor course.

Mr. and Mrs. W. J. Brown, of Fort Dodge, Iowa, who have been visiting for a number of days at the Walter Rhoton home in Pearl township, returned home on yesterday's evening passenger. Mrs. Brown is Mr. Rhoton's sister. Mr Brown is traveling salesman for the Fort Dodge wholesale grocery house.


Mrs. Elliott has been quite sick for several days.

C. E. Reeves was down from Harrold Wednesday.

Mr. W. A. Loomis is in very poor health at this writing.

Ira Scoville, who made a contract to work for a year on the farm for Earl Swab began Monday.

Mr. and Mrs. Sid. Fritts were up from Vayland for an over-Sunday visit with relations and friends.

Henry Hostetter and A. J. Wagoner departed on Wednesday's morning passenger enroute to Mattoon, Ill.

Mrs. Chris. Lenz
[Lanz ? - csr] arrived Sunday forenoon from a visit at Missouri Valley, Iowa, of about three weeks duration.

Rev. Dr. John L. Seaton, Ph.D, of Mitchell, will occupy the pulpit in the Methodist church next Sunday forenoon at 11:45.

Frank Pitzer traded his three houses and lots in Miller to A. B. Cahalan for a quarter-section of land in Como township and some cash.

Miss Ora Crowdson, of Sullivan, Ill and Thos. Townley, of Mattoon, Ill., are visiting at the home of their uncle and aunt, Mr. and Mrs. T. W. Wilson.

Frank Taylor, who visited relations in St. Lawrence and vicinity for a number of days, departing on Tuesday's evening passenger enroute to Minneapolis.

Mrs. Emil Finder and Miss Maude Swab attended the district meeting of the Rebekah lodge in Wessington last week Thursday. Mrs. Finder represented the home lodge.

N. W. Jacobs has secured a contract to build a set of buildings in Gilbert township for Otto Meyer, who recently purchased the half section owned by Al. Marks, of Stanton, Neb.
[Otto's daughter, Freida, was Mrs. Russell Bard. csr]

H. D. Lewis, of Gilbert township, is having sale bills printed this week for a sale to be held November 6, at which time he will sell 9 head of horses and colts, some cattle, 7 shoats, about 45 acres of corn in the field, about 35 tons of good hay, farm machinery and some household goods.
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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, S.D.
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LAND FOR SALE OR EXCHANGE - 560 acres near Royalton, Morrison Co., Minnesota. For sale at $20.00 an acre, or exchange for Hand county land.
Address, Box 44, Vayland, S.D.
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TAKEN UP - Five head of calves: two black heifers, one white-faced heifer, one white-faced bull, and one red bull. Owner can have same by proving property and paying cost of keeping and advertising.
-- Jacob Pietz,
St. Lawrence, South Dakota.

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J. W. Coquillette and J. D 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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All those knowing themselves to be indbted 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 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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AUCTION SALE
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 am.:
Eleven head of horses, 20 shoats, corn, hay, and farm machinery. See large bills for terms of sale and further particulars
. (Adv.)
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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.
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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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FOR SALE---1,000 feet of 3/4 inch gas pipe, cheap. 
C. H. Banning, St. Lawrence
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FOR SALE---Good soft coal heating stove, suitable for school room, etc
Apply to H. Clegg
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FOR SALE---R. I. Reds cockerels 75c each if taken at once.
Mrs H. Clegg, St. Lawrence, S.D.
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LOST---An opal ring for which a liberal reward will be given for its return.
Mrs. VanVranken
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A BIG CLOSING OUT SALE
OF
GENERAL MERCHANDISE
Consisting of My Entire Stock of

Dry Goods, Men's Clothing, Ladies' and Misses' Cloaks,
Men's and Boys' Hats and Caps Groceries Shoes Hardware Stoves Harness Piano and Cream Separator, Iron Beds, Springs, Mattresses and Other Furniture, and thousands of other articles too numerous to mention.
Here is where your 70 c-a-bushel wheat will buy from a dollar to a dollar and a half's worth of goods. We haven't the space to quote many prices here, but will give a few, as follows:
[This is nearly a full page ad - I won't quote prices here. CSR]
On account of too close confinement to business I have decided to close out my stock of general merchandise. I have contracted for another year to handle the McCormick Harvesting machinery and will be glad to have your trade in that line. Now is the time to lay in your winter supplies at a small cost. In addition to the above prices I will give, gree of charge, to the first 150 customers a nice silver sugar shell with a $5.00 purchase of goods
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This Closing Out Sale is Strictly for Cash, and Begins
FRIDAY, OCTOBER 25, 1912.
Do Not Miss This Opportunity of Laying in Your Winter Supplies at a Small Cost.
You Need the GOODS and I Need the Money.
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I now wish to thank all my friends and customers for their liberal patronage in these many years, and wishing you all the best of health and success through life, I am respectfully yours,
F. A. ALTENOW
ST. LAWRENCE, SOUTH DAKOTA
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ADVERTISEMENTS
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DAKOTA STATE NEWS
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MILLER---Soren Jacobson, a prominent farmer, was blinded, most likely permanently, by an explosion of lime that he was slaking, the report being as loud as from a gun. His nose and mouth were filled with the stuff, and he is in a very bad condition.
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MILLER'S MAYOR IS THE VICTIM OF ACCIDENTS
Miller, S.D., Oct. 19---Mayor Christ, hardly recovered from a badly injured back by a fall, this morning, in cranking up his automobile, broke his right arm. He was getting ready to start campaigning, being also a candidate for state's attorney.
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IROQUOIS--- D. F. Wilmarth, a prominent resident, will heereafter let his wife cut the kindling While engaged in this work, his hatchet was deflected, with the result that he cut off the end of the first finger on his left hand.
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RESPONSIBILITY FOR DEATH CANNOT BE ESTABLISHED

   Huron, S.D., Oct. 21---Miss Ethel Gillis and Earl Crane, of Willow Lakes, [Willow Lake ? csr] were given a preliminary hearing before Justice Case, of Willow Lakes, this week, and the case was dismissed, it being thought that there were not sufficient grounds for binding the defendants over to circuit cout.
   The action followed the shooting and subsequent death of Mrs Oliverson, of Willow Lakes, some months ago. When examined, Mr. Oliverson and Mr. and Mrs. Meegard, who were members of the party at the time of the shooting, all gave practically the same story. As they were returning from Vienna by auto they passed Miss Gillis and Mr. Crane, about 150 feet distant. After passing them they heard the report of two rifles almost simultaneously and immediately saw that Mrs. Oliverson was hurt. Both of the young people came to the car when it stopped. They stated that they had shot at a telephone post across the road, and a fresh mark on it showed that one bullet had struck it. Mrs. Oliverson's death followed shortly.
   How the tragedy occurred may never be known, but it is believed that it was purely an accident.
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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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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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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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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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