VOL. 6. ST. LAWRENCE, SOUTH DAKOTA, FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 15, 1912. NO. 9
PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON
Office: Second Floor of Collins' Drug Store
Miller, South Dakota
Phone Office, Red 55; Res., Green 55
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.
OUR BIG CLOSING-OUT SALE IS STILL ON
AND GOODS ARE GOING FOR LESS THAN AT THE BEGINNING OF THE SALE.
We have sold a lot of goods and still have a big stock left.
When you can save from 20 cents to 50 cents on the Dollar you can not afford to go elsewhere to do your trading while this closing-out sale lasts.
COME AND SEE FOR YOURSELF AND BE CONVINCED.
IF ANYONE WISHES TO GO INTO BUSINESS
I will close out the whole stock and fixtures and am ready to give some one a good bargain. I mean business.
THIS IS NOT A CLEANING=UP SALE, BUT ABSOLUTELY
CLOSING OUT, and ALL Goods Are Going Cheap!
F.A. ALTENOW, = = St. Lawrence, S.D.
Mrs. James Hostetter Dead.
Mrs. Jas. Hostetter, who has been afflicted with consumption for a number of years, died at 6:30 o'clock last Saturday morning. [Nov. 9, 1912 - csr]
Funeral services were held that evening, conducted by Rev. Issac, and on Sunday morning the remains were taken to the hold home in Illinois, accompanied by Mr. Hostetter, his brother and sister and his two children.
The sympathy of the community is extended to the bereaved husband and children.
Locals and Personals
Messrs. Bushfield and Tamblyn of the Miller Press, made us a pleasant call last Saturday afternoon.
Roy Reisland departed last week, Thursday evening, for Nebraska, where he is visiting relations.
Goe. Costain and family, of Huron, were guests over Sunday at the home of Mr and Mrs F. A Altenow.
G. H. Kiddle was up from Huron over Sunday and Monday to visit his family and to get things in readiness for winter.
B. F Magness' stock sale last Saturday afternoon was a decided success. In an hour and thirty-five minutes 180 head of cattle and 135 head of hogs were sold.
Geo. Scull and wife, of Little York, Ill., arrived last Friday forenoon on a visit at the home of Mrs Scull's father, J H Scoville. They returned home on Tuesday's morning passenger.
The barn on O. F. Smith's place in Spring Lake township is reported to have been destroyed by fire Tuesday night, caused by the explosion of a lantern. A $400 span of horses and several sets of harness, belonging to T. A. Greeno, who is on the farm, were consumed by the flames.
J. L. Jones was a passenger to Ree Heights and return Monday.
Henry Hostetterr, of Grays, Ill., arrived here last Saturday night.
Mrs Jake Goedders arrived from Iowa on Tuesday's night train.
M. D. Harris and Leon Thorn departed on a trip Monday enroute to Montana.
A. Hauge, who bought two car loads of cattle at the Magness sale last Saturday, shipped them out to Van Meter Tuesday.
Miss Vera Thompson who had been quite sick for a couple of weeks with quinsy, was able to start to school again Monday.
Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Sedam of Stickney, arrived Sunday forenoon on a visit to his parents and other relations in the area.
Loren Pennock's two sisters from Des Moines, Iowa, arrived on Tuesday's night train, having been summoned here by the serious sickness of their mother.
Frank Pitzer is blossoming out into a full-fledged farmer. He milks about 15 cows, is feeding about 55 head of cattle and 117 head of hogs.
I. A. Hutchinson, of Fort Totten, N. D., is here visiting his daughter Mrs. Krauth, and assisting her in getting ready for her sale of household goods tomorrow preparatory to her departure with her children enroute to Washington, D. D, where Mr Krauth is employed by the government. Mr. Hutchinson will also visit his daughter in Blunt before returning home.
The Presbyterian Aid food sale at Altenow's store was well patronized last Saturday.
B F. Magness shipped in three car loads of cattle and two out yesterday.
C. H. Rock and son, Frank, arrived home yesterday from an extended sojourn in Canada.
C. H. Banning, of York townsip, called yesterday and left an order for sale bills for Nov. 25.
At the last meeting of the Workman lodge last week, T. I. Murphy was initiated and on Tuesday night, this week, A. Tyler became a member.
Late Friday noon Jake Goedders had one of his legs considerably bruised and one heel wounded so that six stitches had to be taken in it. He was engaged at unloading grain doors from a car at Miller when an engine backed up against the car in which one tier of the grain doors toppled over and hurt Mr. Goedders as mentioned above.
Wm. Walton was seriously injured Monday near the C. Roth place in Holden township when his car turned over. His auto was being drawn by Mr. Gilmore's car at a high rate of speed when the accident occurred.
PEARL AND VICINITY
(Too late for last week.)
The weather is fine.
Miss Hattie Cornwall is visiting Mrs Earl Lindauer
John Keese expects to leave for Wisconsin this week
James Patterson and family were Sunday visitors at Noah Good's.
Miss Vina Stubs was a caller at Mrs. Moore's Wednesday afternoon.
Miss Lela Beals is in Miller helping care for her sister-in-law who has been very sick.
James Kintigh and family of St. Lawrence, were Sunday afternoon calls at Bert Humphrey's.
The D. S. C. Club enjoyed party at the home of Mrs. Lindauer on Hallowe'en eve. A good time and fine supper are reported.
On Wednesday afternoon, Nov. 6, at her home in York township, Mrs. W. P Noble entertained in honor of Mrs. Nathan Noble from Centerville. Fifteen ladies were served with tea and cake, at the close of an afternoon spent with fancy work and visiting.
All persons indebted to the St. Lawrence Lumber Co, either on note or book account, 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
The second number of the C E Lecture Course will be given in the Presbyterian church, Saturday night, November 30. Prof. Gage, of Huron, will entertain and instruct you. (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.
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.
Commissioners - Henry Scott, chairman, Ree Heights; Jas. T. Bailey, St. Lawrence; J. McMurtry, Wessington; Chris. Ericksen, Miller; Ed Andrews, Howell
Audotor - Chas I. Odle
Register of Deeds - W L. Davis.
Treasurer - R L. Mead.
Clerk of Courts - Will Morrow.
Attorney - F. R Fisher.
Supt. SSchools - Miss M. Rudd
Judge - R. C Anderson
Sheriff - J. J. Morris
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. E. Arends.
Street Commissioner, M. O. Thompson
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
C. L. Starr,
Live Stock and Farm Sales a Specialty.
Terms One Per Cent.
YOUR BUSINESS SOLICITED.
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
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, S.D.
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.
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.
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
F. A Altenow
Victoria Lyon concert company will appear December 7. (Adv.)
DAKOTA STATE NEWS
WESSINGTON---A literary society has been organized in Bates township, near here, with the following officers:
President, Roy Hines; secretary, Jessie Templeton; treasurer, Mrs E. N. Noyes.
PIERRE---Patsy O'Neil, of Faulkton, has resigned from the live stock sanitary board.
HURON---William T. Bycroft, a resident of this city for more than 30 years, fell dead of heart failure at his home here He was 60 years old, and had been engaged in mercantile business here for the past quarter of a century, being manager of the grocery department of the Fair store at the time of his death.
PIERRE---The vital statistics for South Dakota for the month of September are:
Births, 992; deaths, 329; marriages, 427; divorces, 26; naturalizations, 110.
County Election Results
Democrats: J. E. Ziebach, representative; L. M Swartout, sheriff; W. M. Marshall, treasurer; F. I. Hall, register of deeds; Wm. Abernathy, auditor; J. E Marshall, county judge;
Republicans: L. O. Goodman, state's attorney; C. B. Beelman, clerk of courts; Elva Dye, county superintendent of schools.
Democrats: C. R. Huntley, representative; T. M. Simmons, state's attorney; Miss Muraine, county superintendent. of schools; Thos. Tyrrell, county commissioner in 1st district;
Republicans: George Wright, state senate; A. B. Blake & E. D. Ede, representatives; C. A. Kelley, county judge; E. M. Thomas, clerk of courts; E. C. Ackerman, auditor; L. H. Jones, treasurer; A. B. Hutchinson, register of deeds; A. J. Larsen, sheriff; J. F. Walsh, coroner; J. D. Hatfield and H A VanDalsem, justice of the peace; Charles Hotaling and C. J. Kopan, constables.
Political arguments lose us more friends than they gain votes.