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25 Jan 1924

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25 Jan 1924

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The Kadoka Press (Newspaper) - January 25, 1924, Kadoka, South DakotaPress, Vol. 18, No. 37 KAPOKA. s. D.. FRIDAY. JANUARY 25. 1924 THE KADOK PRESS Reporter Vol. 16, No. 34 KADOKA WINS AND LOSES LOCAL BOYS WON. GIRLS LOST IN DOUBLE HEADER WITH MURDO FRIRAY NIGHT The curtain was raised on the basket ball sport here at Victoria Hall last Friday night, when the boys and girls teams lrom Murdo j high school met with the locals, i The girls game was called at; eight o’clock and proved to be ao iriteicsting light from start to j finish. The Kadoka girls fought like tigers and held their own pretty well during the first half. They were however at a disadvan- tage compared to the lassies from Murdo in several respects. Our girls had trained according to the the rules of the girls game. Murdo was trained more or less in | the ways of the boys tactics and j coached by a man. who claimed to j know little about the sport as! played by women. Then too, the girls from Murdo, regular Ama- | zona in size and weight, far out- stripped the locals in this respect. Murdo girls through weight and training won out 20 to 7. Sharply following the girls game j came the boys. Here the tables 1 were quickly reversed. The three ! veterans on the local team had not forgotten their former stride.Har- 1 ry Englen at right fore-ward, Cy Porch at left guard and Clarence : Brugman at of last years quint so 1 encouraged their two new mem-j bers, Robert McNalley and Dale I Englen. that they too got into the < fray with a pep and determination j that spelled success. Murdo was, no match for them. Our boys J won out with a score of 14 toi. Following the games the two schools joined for a social time and a dance until midnight when j the visitors returned home ir j their big motor tallihoo. Return , games will be .played at Murdo in ! the near future. W. A. PORCH or WAVPf te IS A HAPPY MAN Mr. and Mrs. W. A. Porch stepped into *the Press otiice last Friday from their extensive iarm in Washabaugh county. “I’ve sold some hogs”, said the good honest ; man with a big smile “and I have j come to remember the Press with full payment and in advance at that”. Mrs. Porch too was radi-! ent with satisfaction. The family has had a hard pull as have many or nearly every one in this section. j But with a grim determination to 1 have and to hold what they have j honestly gotten of this worlds, goods, the Porch family have work ed like troopers to “hang onto” their immense land holdings. At last the climax seems to have been overcome and they hope, as well as we do, that the road henceforth, will lie graded downward just a bit. But how did Mr. Porch "hang on" when others were tragically, forced to the wall. Here is the story in brief f He used to run more than two j thousand head of cattle in cattle j days pone by. When this game j crashed into the abyss of ruinous business, Mr.Porch saw right then that to continue he must re- arrange his business tactics. With sound foresight ho grabbed a sol-! id hold of diversified farming. j His program was a hard one. But success awaits at labors gate and so it did here. Where just a few years ago the Texas steer bellow-' ed defiance to the coyote and the 1 prairie dog, the Kadoka Commer- 1 cial Clubs booster caravan spied last summer waving fields of gold- en grain, corn, alfalfa and clover basking happily in the South Dak- ¦ ota sunshine. The arrogant steer: had largely disappeared before ( the gentle dairy cow. The sneaky | coyote and the curious prairie dog have also left for happier realms, and the bacon and ham producers are in their stead. The result is most eloquently told in figures. This year Porch raised 400 bushels of flax netting S9OO, 110 acres sod corn bringing 40 bushels per acre, 50 acres of al- falfa netting 70 tons of hay the first cutting and then bringing in 120 bushels of alfalfa seed the sec- ond cutting at $lO per bushel. 300 lusty pigs have and are grow- ing into money every day. Two earloads have just been shipped topping the market at $7.65. Oth- ers will follow soon. Fifty brood sows will take care of an even larger crop next year. Would you not be happy with them to hear this successful pion- eering story? Surely that smile mentioned above was put there through a successful battle of brain and brawn with the forces of nature. As they scared up account after acount their happiness grew. Their j son Cy stepped lively down the; walk to meet the folks, who sacri- j ficed that he might have an educa-: tion. That night the good folks wwnt to Victoria Hall and watched their son distinguish himself as ps« of die basket ball players of the local high school Truly their KADOKA BANKS CONSOLIDATE i ................ i THE FARMERS STATE BANK AND THE JACKSON COUNTY BANK MERGED THEIR BANKING INTERESTS WEDNES- DAY MAKING ONE STRONG COMMUNITY BANK | Rumors of the consolidation of the Farmers State Bank and the Jackson County Bank of this city were confirmed Wednes- day, January 23rd, 1924 when an agreement was entered into be- tween these two banks and the Farmers State Bank took over the resources and liabilities of the Jackson County Rank. The Stockholders and Officeri of the two banks have been working on a plan of consolidat on for the past three months, realizing that in the merging of he two banks that there would be a saving on the overhead expense.-, of about half what it has been costing both banks to opera e on and it would also enable them to give their patrons and c lKtomers better service and financial assistance than in the p .at. The Farmers State Bank inc .cased their Capital Stock to S2O, 000.00 and have taken in practic illy all of the stockholders of the Jackson County Bank as stoc':h( filers in the merged institu- tion. the Farmers Slate bank v.as organized inl9ut) and dur- ing its corporate existance has tendered valuable financial ser- vice to the County of Jackson. By the increasing of its capital stock and with combined assista c - and backing of its new stockholders, -puts this bank a.iong thy strongest banks west of the Missouri River. With many banks closed and closing, our local bankers have truly taken the safe step in the right direction. Co-operation is the secret of strength and will pro>e in this time of financial strain all over the state a blessin j to Kadoka and its trade terri- tory that is not to be overlooked This s'ate has entirely too many banks according to banking authorities. At least half of them should be eliminated either voluntary or by law. As a con- sequence the high expense of riming small banks will he elimina- ted and borrowers will be able to obtain credit at r caronablc ra tes of interest. Kadoka is fortunate indeed tint its banks have been able to stand up this far. Cottonwood has its financial institution closed and the tale of comoiaint that comes from the business men there should not be left unheeded. Martin similarity re- ports “A crimp in business since ‘he closing of the banks”. Sioux Falls, Mitchell and Huron the strongest business centers of the state have seen their big vest banks close. The “safety fir.-.t” of the local banks deserves the appreciation of the entire community for “In union there is strength.” In the reorganized institution s> -tenroorary organization of officers has been effected as foil vs: Floyd E. Dodson, of the I rmcr Farmers Stat'* Bank will ' r t president* J. E. Brork- lesby, cashier formerly with the Farmers, will act temporarily as vice rrosiden*: O. F. Stuart former cashier of the Jackson County bank will t'cashier in the new organization: il. G. Kottke, formerly of the Farmers Slate Bank of Big Stone City, will be assistant cashier in the n *v older of things. FIRE CHIEF EF- FECTS ORGANIZATIONj . iTHRE E COM PA NTES ORG AN1Z- ! ED WITH FULL MEMBERSHIP NEW MEMBERS RECEIVED The recently organized new fire department of the village met again last week to perfect its own organization. The following now men applied for membership andj were duly admitted: Frank Hafner Vern Hull J. E. Buckmaster Chas. Royc Emil Annide Joe McNalley •Homy Dithmer O. A. Brugman Earl Davis A. J. McNalley Fire chief J. H. Fryberger then , made known the following appoint ments to the different, companies: I Hose Company 1. J. E. Buckmaster, Captain. Roy Dunmore, Assistant. P. L. Simon, Nozzol Neil Rounds, Assistant Emil Anrude, Assistant JamesJudgc, Assistant Peter Larson, Hydrant Vern Hull, Assistant ! Earl Davis Otto Sharon Joe McNalley Henry Ditthmcr O. A. Brugman Chemical Engine N.l Frank White, Captain Joe Carpenter, Assistant Ted Klungseth, Mixer W. D. Gilchrist, Assistant Morris Adelstein Geo. Hutton J. E. Brocklesbv Flagg P. Carlisle A. J. McNalley Hook and Ladder Co. X. 1 Fiank Hafner, Captain Chas. Roye, Assistant G. Zimmer 11. A. Laßau Geo. Hansen Neils Nelson Ray Shroll , A practice drill is not yet an* i nounced, but looked for in the ven near future when the hook and i ladder truck v ill arrive. Competi- . Don. the backbone of trade will no doubt bring out some fine work for the men are all anxious to com- plete an effective organization. j o Church Notes January 27. Sunday School 10 A. M. Junior & Senior Congregations at 11 A. M. Orris Thomas assist- ant. Preaching 7:30 P. M. A little girl came to the home of Mr. and Mrs. L. G. Conlee Satur- day evening emphatically declaring she wished to make her home withjthem. Mother and daughter are doing fine. •MRSON 01 ARTETTE MADE READ HIT « ’TALE QUARTETTE AND DAN- CE DREW LARGE CROWD MONDAY NIGHT Ihe Mai ion Quartette arrived ;u ly Monday morning and enjoyed ao hospitality of the commercial lub for a sight seeing tour in the i ternoon. ihe boys were pleased to meet gain their friends of iast season nd did themselves justice during h<‘ evening before a packed house * i song, instrumental work as well ; readings. A ma’e quartette always is a i.a drawing card on any such nurse as this and the Marion four were no exception. In order to help out the treasury ihe local commercial club in .naneing the lyeeum, the musical lists had kindly consented to ay fora dance following the pro- ram and those who tread the iuht phantastic toe say that it was he best ever heard here. Another nice feature of the pro- ion was the delegation from '¦elvidere thirty Do jn all our ro- ortcr counted. This bit of neigh- borly co-operation is suielvl appre- iatrd by Kadoka. In turn our ood pronV xhoufil gratefully re- member this good turn with an- ther. Next a minor Belvidere II stage an SBSO ohautauqua. Mien they will need the folks from adoka and t hr* Press hopes that ur neople will not fail to patron- re them generously. bet us do unto them as they have done bv us. Co-operation lietwoen small ornmunities only can keep these things alive. COUNTY teachers; had SPLENDID INSTITUTE The two eastern divisions of the • ounty, Belvidere and Kadoka teachers met here last Saturday for n joint institute. The main peaker on the program was Major (>. W. Coursey of Mitchell. He de- ivered a splendid lecture on South Dakota Authors, modestly leaving himself as much in the background ex possible even though ho is one¦ i the best kn<K\n authors of thi Date today. All the teachers cere highly pleased with his ad- dress. Miss Emma Cacek reported on The Work of the Modern Health Crusader. Mrs. Oscar Stewart rendered one of her excellent vocal solos. Miss Hazel Hamilton interesting- ly an helpfully discussed Every Teachers Problem. Mrs. Blanche Carlisle gave the (•ids and figures rewarding the Red Cr< ss Seal and Bond Sale of recent date. —- Have you paid your subscript- , ion? Kadoka. South Dakota, January 23, 1924 | TO FRIENDS AND CUSTOM- j ERS OF JACKSON COUNTY BANK: We take this opportunity to thank you for the patronage accorded us during the time that we have conducted the 1 affairs of the Jackson County Bank. The consolidation of our two banks, will give Kad- I oka, a stlonger and better j banking institution and we speak for the new manage- ment, the same good will and cooperation that hafc been giv- en to The Jackson County Rank. Practically all of the stockholders of The Jackson County Bank will hecome stockholders of Ibo Farmers S ate Bank under the consnU- d lion arrangement. Our Mr. Stuart will continue his work as one of the directors and oTirerx of the consolidated hank and will he glad to he of such service as he can in that rapacity. Signed. MiTiffrs »nd nfieetnrw o*’ THE JACKSON COUNTY RANK BRADY TOWNSHIP G. C. Brown was a caller at the lister \\ hen*lor home Tuesday mor- iing. Florence Gredvig was shopping .n Philip last Monday. Frank Gale, had the misfortune u losing some over forty small pigs by heat. One would natur- illy think it would be the extreme old but this didn’t happen to be he case. An oil stove had been daccd in the hog shed and some manner not known the shed took ire and gave the pigs plenty of varm air, nicely roasting the •ntire bunch. If this had happen- ed in the Cave man age, or Stone igo, 1 expect there would be « good many hog sheds burn down in order to enjoy roast pork. Mr. and Mrs. George Doane were '•dlers at the Wheeler home last Thursday. Fred iVnnet had a very bad ac- •ident last Thursday while taking load of wheat to Philip. He was hiving down that steep hill just ast of town, when all at once the o.Tcyoke broke. Having four • iiing hoist's hitched to the wagon h v were verv nervous when this anpenod. Mr. Rennet jumped 'com the wagon and sprained his nklo ami in the meantime tried to tiu :et the horses, but they man- grd to tear off the harness and ira'iy upset the wagon before fiov were -tintW control. Morgan Barketand Walter Gred- in- are be v trapping down on Vi' 1 v. Creek. COMMERCIAL CLUB ELECTED OFFICERS | FRYBERGKR PRESIDENT, CAR- LISLE VICE, SHARON SEC. UROCKLESBY TREAS. | A most harmonious meeting oi iite iwiiuoKa commercial dun wa» aeoi in me parlors oi the Hole* uufuuin last iueaoay evening. .il o:oO a spientud |{roUp oi • sat down to the banquet ooaius anu enjoyeu one oi those ] n-ptosts ior which Mainers hostelr> 1 .» jusuy lajtnous. A splendid ueign-loony leehng prevailed as stones Mini tenon me tune. tv hen the inner man was well ap|leased, President J. tl. rlryberg- vi i hen stated tne purpose of the gathering, the election of officers ior Cor its head the club ' Aouid have none other but the man who guided the destinies oi u.e organization last year and alter modestly suggesting some one else, he finally yeilded. Car- ' nsle was the unanimous choice ,i or the vice presidency. (Xto onaron was their united choice .or the secretaryship while the purse was thrust into the experi- nced hands of John E. iirocKJes- »y desynte his gentle protest. The aitor was thereui>on forced into lme trusteeship of the club. Dr. Hennings then introduced¦ motion to have the chair appoint u committee of three, who were i to confer at all times with the vdl- I go hoard of trustees in regard to i mprovements at the park ami hitters of the general welfare of i thte town. This* motion carried and l>r. Hennings, Seliner Solon ml J. E. Iluck master were named ; uoh a committee. A roport of the condition of the acal Lyceum course for the cur- I ent jear was then mad and it wasj .oted with pleasure that the hard ork of the organization to pro-j vide our community with clean, ; wholesome entertainment for the ! /inter har been rewarded so thatj i all likelyhood the course would i »ay out. fountv Hiway Kuperintendon t ?hen made a ferv’e.nt plea for co- peration from the commercial 'uh in his important work that f lietter roads. The club unani- •ously pledged itself to do all in ? s power of aid for the county ? d state hiway department*;. Several other laudable under- (kings were then widely discussed »d the ono of securing an ado- ¦?atc ice satnplv for Kodoka was arod in the hands of Roy Dun- ore for immediate action. I 'non expressing; hopes that he’s not there would see fit, to ” i n tho iiprurrom of n “Bigcer and Better Kadokn", the club •end l'tton n meular mretino- the it nh T iiocday of every month bo- re adjournment. •Wda School Notes The public program for the month was given Friday evening, he first number was “The Magic Vand” presented by the Grammar ’oom. The great magician from agdad called up such historicharacters as Robinson Crusoe, f'P Van Winkle, John Brown, eorge Washington and Topsy. hu|hls took part in c play: Mark Ferguson, Albin * terson. Clarence Free mole, MiloI'hlir. Allart McHenry’, Kenneth latchel, David Peterson, and LenaIcHcnr.v. i ho High school Ikiys sang two 1 mm hors: Sunshine and Smiles, a vmth Dakota song by Jones, and r»' Spanish Guitar, a college song. Much amusement for the audi- nco was provided by High schooli.'tudents in the comic plav “Puli- ng Sam's Tooth ’. The. characters were: dehn Clifford Schillinger feorge Marion McHenry Henry Rowland Prichard J*. l Frances GatehelMane Inez Do.sfiSain (colored) Clarence UhlirNumbers that were a departure "roni any given at previous pro- ¦r°ms this year were the original a Iks by Hieh school seniorson nrrent topics. KlmerPetersoni a'korl on Some Present Day Ger- : >an Problems, Elmer Uhlir told of , be varied record of Ex-governor ’a I ton of Oklahoma, and Fred memoir's sub'oet was \ol>e| andToh»d Prizes. Each of those quid- •ms shower! extended readme nnd research on ihe subject i,, m*il organization of material. •ml ,» T(* presented in a pleasing manner. congratulated on this honor. They will sing soeond alto. The gits* club will make an extended tour| of the state in the spring and have ,in the past made an enviable re- cord for their organization. a Several couples from Kadoka motored over to Belvirlero la*r Thursday evening to assist in cele- ; brating the hirthilay of Judge L. i Pinkerton. To say that they had 1 a good time is expressing it mildly. . O. PERAULT HAS OVERCOME THE CRISES bast Saturday and Sunday the ;ianv friend: of our local hard- ware merchant C. O. Perault were earing the worst for him, in fact I von the doctors gave him up for > t ine. The entire family rushed 1 o his bedside. His two sisters, fis Sun Mathew and Mrs. Her- ein Fiost, both of Morrison, 111.. • rrived Saturday to see their bro- !ie*- who was net expected to live. Monday morning Frank Perault md h s sister Mrs. Robert Holmes tll.nedd here. Both were decid- ally : eprehensive concerning the •ondition of their father. Mrs ; ’’erault and Bert staved with the . nt :ent and are still there. As we ¦•() *«« press, the patient is improv- in' towlv. The pneumonia seems j h'> breaking no and he has taken a little nourishment. Mis many; ‘i iends " ill reioice at this good ! v'ws and vi-h him a rppedv recov- '•••v - 1 i. KADOKA HIGH SCHOOL i ACCREDITED BY STATE Superintendent C. Coriington of the iccal high school received in- ; formation from the sta’e educa- tional department last week to the 1 , effect that our high school is rated this year as an accredited school, nroviding the schools employ at all times properly qualified toarh- pis and the equipment demanded by the -ate. There have been inanv in doubt j as to w bat the status of the schools ; were this vear. This news will al-; bv aU fears along that lino ) Eurtliei more it is good news to; those who have .sought other -chools in the past to know that hencef«wth no such course is nee- i essarv ; f proper qualifications an j uniniaired end there is no doubt but 'hjit a 1! memliers of the school board rre bicf as anxious as the natrons to do this. KADOKA GIKI.S ON GLEE CLUB The- many friends of Misses: Bethel Pease and Opal Root will \ be pleased to bear the newts of’ their successful attempt to join tie* ladies glee club of Yankton j college where both are students in : the eonseivatory of music. Thorp were three times as many appli- cants for the places as could be ac- j commodated in the club so the! Kadoka young ladies deserve to be I r • "i.nurv * Kadoka, South Dakota, January 23, 1924 \ TO OUR FRIENDS AND CUSTOMERS:- We take this means of I thanking you all for yourpatronage and the business j given the Farmers State bank , since we have been affiliated ;j with it In merging this institution 1 with the Jackson Countyj Bank we haye done it with i a belief that we will be able to serve the people in a more efficient way than in the past, i Wc fully appreciate the pat- ronage given this bank in the ? past and we trust that the j customers and friends of i this bank, as well as the Jackson County Bank, will appreciate this and give this institution their continued support and patronage. We have increased ou? Cap-ital Stock and have taken in | a number of new stockholders | which gives his bank good ! financial backing and enables ! us to meet the demands of our customers more fully. Wc assure you of our full cooperation and extend to I yon every courtesy that goes I wi'h good, safe, sound and ! conservative banking. Yours verv trulv, FARMERS STATE BANK WANRLFE NEWS The following items taken fromj ¦ Salt Lake City paper will be of , .rest interest to the many friends { nd acquaintances of Claude Pom- l toy, who will wish him and hisj idc great joy and prosperity in 1 heir future life: Mrs. C. H. Wilson announces the 1 narriage of her sister, Mrs. Ruth j1 'oralie Weimer, to Claude J. Pom- I roy. The ceremony took place at I V First Congregational church 1id was preformed by the Rev. 1 ’liner I. Goshen. A weddingj reakfast was served by relatives f the brides home on East Fourth Street. Royal Searby was a Crookston, V-braska visitor last week, going n on the 13 and returning the : 15th. F<. E. Morford was a Belvidere, isitor on the 13th inst. Our community was deeply! I hocked over the untimely death f Mr. Claude I>. Crews, and great rmpathv is felt for his bereaved i ife and children. . , HAIRMAN OF VILLAGE I DADS RESIGNS ; It was quite a surprise to many oiks here to learn early this week f the resignation of C. A. Craven s chairman of the village board. To the reporter of the Press he Mr. Craven modestly stated j hat he desired to be free of the uties incumbrant upon him as chairman of the village Council. ! laving been on the board for two ! uccessive terms and having set he finishing of the waterworks ystem as the goal of his service, ; he felt that since this was accom- i wished, his work was done, i There was a tone of tender sen-| iment in the voice of the speakerj s he made these remarks, but his ; ountenance brightened as he ‘ raightened up and proudly point- j d to the good will and co-opera- J ; on that he had enjoyed during ; lis terms in office from all the itizens of Kadoka, for whom he as the kindliest of feqfings. He xoressed himself desireous of hanking one and all for the ’oyal support of his fellow council- >.en and citizens had given him in , i utting across the progressive pro- \ ram for Kadoka’s developement ! that came to pass so nicely during J •is terms of office. ; At this juncture it may not he i -miss to view Mr. Craven in retro-j pect. I More than fifty years of his use- 1I *ul life w;ere spent % west of theMissouri river, a social and econo- mic missionary. All who have ever known him will point to him as a var hurse of steel, a true fighter ¦•very inch of him, a loyal booster for the west river country always, m unflinching booster for the bet- ter* hings in life, a good neighbor \nd a man upon whom even the most bitterly opposed factions f»ou’d agree in harmonious compro- mise. He was never defeated. Regretfully all see him lav down his work, but every one wishes him ‘'njovment of the rest he richly, deserves. Roy Dunmore has made arrange- ! ments to take care of the ice busi- • ne3B the coming summer. This week he is hard at work with a force of men to cut and put up ice. All interested will lie pleased toi learn that Roy will take care of the cooling elements in summer; for he is a hustler of the first wat- j er and boasts that “Service” is his ! watchword. This far no one doubts| his claim. 'happiness was thus fittingly made complete. Moral: Diversified farming, aid- ( ed by brain and brawn leads to success in western South Dakota, Let us have more of it, 1 Pierre; South Dakota.Apartment of History X

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