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VOL. 6.     ST. LAWRENCE, SOUTH DAKOTA, FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 8, 1912.     NO. 8
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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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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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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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Election News from this issue is in a special
1912 Election Issue
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(Advertisement)
PUBLIC SALE
  The undersigned will sell at public auction, on the old J. K. Hansen farm, on section 34, 110-67, 13 miles south and 3 miles east of St. Lawrence, South Dakota,
Monday, Nov. 11, 1912,
beginning at 10 o'cloc a.m., sharp, the following described property:

  Twenty-nine head of cattle cnsisting of 14 milch cows, 6 giving milk now, two full-blooded Durham bulls, 12 spring calves, 1 yearling heifer, fresh soon.
  Eleven head of horses 1 buckskin gelding, coming 4 years old, weight 1200 lbs., 1 dark grey gelding coming 4 years olds, weight 1350 lbs., 1 bay mare 12 years old, weight 1200 lbs., 1 black mare 10 years old, weight 1200 lbs., 1 grey mare 7 years old, weight 1200 lbs., 2 yearling mares, 3 yearling geldings, and one spring colt.
  Fifteen head of hogs; three brood sows and twelve shoats.
  All kinds of farm machinery will be sold. For further particulars see bills.
  Free Lunch Swerved at Noon.
  Usual terms of sale will be given.
O. L. Anderson, Owner
B. F. and J. M. Magness, Auctioneers
L. T. Jarmuth, Clerk.
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(Advertisement)
PUBLIC AUCTION
  Having decided to move to Washington, I will sell at public auction, on Sec. 32, 110-67, half a mile north of Spring Lake, 16 miles south and one mile east of St. Lawrence, South Dakota,
Monday, Nov. 18, 1912
beginning at 10 o'clock am., sharp, the following described property:
  Twenty-eight head of cattle consisting of ten head of milch cows, coming fresh soon; two 2-year-old heifers, ten yearling heifers, six spring calves. These cows and heifers are all in calf by a registered Durham bull.
  Anyone in that vicinity buying cows, I will deliver same at St. Lawrence.

  
Twenty-eight head of horses consisting of one black team of geldings 12 years old, weight 2900 lbs.; one team of grey mares 2 years old, weight 2400 lbs.; one team of bay mares in foal, 7 and 10 years old, weight 2000 lbs.; one grey mare, in foal, 12 years old; one black team of geldings 1 year old, one bay gelding 3 years old, weight 900 lbs.; one bay horse 6 years old, weight 1500 lbs.; one black gelding 7 years old, weight 1500 lbs.; two bay geldings 3 years old, weight each 1200 lbs.; two black geldings 3 years, weight each 1200 lbs.; one sorrel mare and one bay mare each 3 years old, weight each 900 lbs.; one bay gelding, weight 1000 lbs.; one brown yearling mare colt, one black mare and colt, four sucking colts, and one black Percheron stallion, well known as "Buffalo Bill."
  Farm machinery, etc. One narrow-tire wagon, one wagon and rack, one hay rack, one 8-ft Deering binder, one new 11-ft. Monitor drill, one 24-ft. pounder harrow, one 8-ft. disc, one new riding lister, one 2 row go-devil, one hay sweep, one double disc gang plow, one 2x8 stock tank, two riding cultivators, eight sets of work harness, one set of single harness, one fanning mill good as new, set of blacksmith tools, 160 acres of hay, 150 bushels of barley, 30 bushels potatoes, some seed corn and rye, and some household goods.
  Also eight head of shoats.
  Free lunch served at noon.
  Terms of Sale: Sums of $10 and under cash; on all sums over $10 time will be given to October 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.
T. A. Greeno, Owner
C. L. Starr, Auctioneer.
L. T. Jarmuth, Clerk.
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Locals and Personals

A. L. Fritts was a Huron visitor Sunday.

C. E. Reeves was down from Harrold Monday and Tuesday.

M. O. Thompson is down to Larchwood, Iowa, husking corn.

F. B. Raymond, of Vilas, was here the forepart of this week on business.

Miss Pearl Arends, who teaches school near Vayland, visited at home over Sunday

C. E. Shriver shipped a car load of horses to a party at Dougherty, Iowa, last Saturday.

Jas. Wiley and family, of Highmore, visited over Sunday at the T. W.  Wilson home

The Misses Jessie Kintigh and Addie Welch were passengers to Pierre last Saturday.

Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Hartmann rejoice over a new daughter born to them last Saturday.

Hon. J. M King was up to Ree Heights last Saturday night to make a political speech.

Mrs. Alvin Williams and sister arrived home Tuesday night from their visit in Minnesota.

Thos. Townley, of Mattoon, Illinois is drving a new Ford automobile, purchased of C. H. Williams.

Mesdames Fred and Bert Roses, of Vayland, were visitors at the F. M. Cox home last Saturday.

L. A. Swab and family moved into and are getting settled this week in their fine new residence.

Mrs. C. E. Musser, of Highmore, visited at the W. A. Loomis home the latter part of last week.

W. J. Davey, of Mitchell, returned home on Tuesday's evening passenger after a few days sojourn here.

Mr. and Mrs. F. W. Gerhard and daughters, of Redfield, visited at the Altenow home yesterday. They made the trip by auto.

Wm. Bowers from near Faith, returned home Sunday evening after a visit at the home of his sister, Mrs. Earl Lindauer, and family in Pearl township.

Rev. J. L. Walsh was called to Bonilla to preach a funeral sermon. His family accompanied him. They intended to visit at Tulare before returning home.

J. D. Flint, who has been husking corn for A. R. Hannum in Gilbert township, informed us that a 70-acre field yielded between 27 and 28 bushels per acre.

C. H. Williams drove to Huron in his auto Saturday evening accompanied by his family. They arrived home Sunday evening, having visited with F. R. Brumwell family.

Two Northwestern railway track inspectors passed through here last Saturday inspecting track, for the purpose of awarding to each foreman of the ten best-kept sections a 2-1/2 horse power engine for his motor car.
 
For Sale, Lost, Found, Etc.
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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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NOTICE
All persons indebted to the St. Lawrence Lumber Co., either on note or book accounts, are requested to settle at once. We have been as lenient as possible during the hard times, but must have our money now.
St. Lawrence Lumber Co.,
C. H. Williams, Mgr
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TURTLE VALLEY LODGE NO. 61
I.O.O.F.
Meets every Monday night at 8 p.m.
J.C. WILSON, N.G.
J.B. KINTIGH, V.G.
Z.B. TAYLOR, Rec. Sec.
C.W. MILLER, Cor. Sec.
H.C. WALKER, Treas.

Visting brothers always cordially welcome
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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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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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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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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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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

Don't fail to attend O. L. Anderson's sale Nov. 11.

O. L. Anderson will sell some nice cattle at his sale Monday.

You will find a notice of O. L. Anderson's sale in this issue. Do not fail to read it.

I will have a sale of household goods in St. Lawrence, S. D., Saturday, Nov. 16, 1912. See paper next week for particulars.  Mrs. A. Krauth.

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~ ~ DAKOTA STATE NEWS ~ ~

WESSINGTON - After suffering for several years from an injury inflicted by a kick from a horse, when his skull was injured in such a manner as to cause a pressure on the brain, Alva Wiser has had an operation performed and again is as well as ever.

WESSINGTON - From a third of an acre of ground, by actual measurement, F. R. Todd gathered a total of 82 bushels of potatoes.

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