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I have purchased the complete dental office and equipment of Dr. J. C. Geary, dentist, located over the Citizens National Bank and am now ready for professional work. Dr. Geo. Houston Citizens Bank Bldg. New office phone 1102 ABEL-MULLEN CO. 10 OPEN A TAILOR SHOP Clothing “Made in Grand Rapids,” will be offered for sale during the com ing season by the Abel-Mullen Com pany who are planning the establish ment of a made to order tailoring es tablishment in the second floor of the building occupied by their store. Earl Hine, who recently completed a course in tailoring at the Croonberg Cutting school in Chicago will be in charge of the shop. A number of extra tailors will be employed. While the principal business of the shop will be repair alterations and pressing at the start, the increasing difficulty of obtaining clothing, has led Frank Abel, manager of the firm to enter the manufacturing end of the clothing business in a small way. A standard suit for men and ladies skirts will be made to measure, and it is eventually hoped to devote a great deal of time to the regular manufac ture of ready to wear garments, at a reasonable price. JURY LIST OUT The following have been summon ed to appear at the Wood County Court House March Bth at 10:00 a. m. to serve as petit jurors: A. E. Gardner, Arpin; George Le wis, Arpin; Andrew Osenga, Arpin; Martin Draxler, Auburndale; John Johnson, Biron; Jos. Klappa, Biron; Walter Cook, Cary; Otto Bein„ Will Hurley, Fred Laßrot, J. L. Nash, Louis Podratz, E. S. Renne, Otto Sie wert, M. G. Smart, of Grand Rapids; Gus Hetze and Max Peterich, Lin coln; Larry Clark, F. J. Dickert, Ed. llintz, George Koenig, G. M. Long head, G. W. Mason, Otto Scharmann, C. B. Sehwenn, Marshfield; William A. Schultz.Milladore; Chas. Lowe, Remington; Einer Hanson, Bernard McTavish, Rock; Hugh V. Madden Port Edwards; Geo. Peterson, Sara toga; Peter Condo, Senica; Thomas White, Sigel. The Wisconsin National Guard Needs YOU YOUNG MAN!--Are you a veteran of Chateau-Thierry, St. Miheal or the Argonne? Then it needs you for the wealth of experience and help fulness yon can bring to the new organization. Are you one of the lads who wanted to go but could n’t because you were too young? Then it needs you for the youthful eagerness, enthusiasm and willingness that you will bring into the organization. Are you a loyal, public-spirited citizen of Grand Rap ids? Then rally to the support of an organization that will make a GREATER GRAND RAPIDS,—an organi zation that will put Grand Rapids up with the foremost cities of the state. We are one of the foremost now' — Let’s prove it. ENCOURAGE IT—TALK IT. And if you are fortunate enough to be within the age limit, JOIN IT. The Armory is open every night this week, 7 to 9. There will be a recruiting officer on hand there to talk it over with you. INSTITUTE OPENS The big Farmers Institute opened in'the Armory Tuesday morning with a discussion during the forenoon of soils and how poor land may be re medied by various means. There are a number of interesting displays on exhibit from local busi ness houses consisting mostly of things that the farmer needs in his home and in the fields. About 100 farmers were present at the opening session in the morning. Among the displays on exhibit are; Falk Potato Flour Cos. Display of seeds and grain, First National Bank. Guernsey Breeders both. Jersey Breeders both. Johnson & Hill, tractors, farming implements and household goods. Kellog Bros. Lumber Cos., fertili zers and lumber. Jensen & Anderson, tracters. Mike Kubisiak, plumbing, light ing and water systems. Eron, the Plumber, plumbing and machinery. Kujawa & Wilkus, Rudolph trac tors and implements. Nash Hardware, seeds and farm implements. Grand Rapids Miling Cos., flour and feed. Ben Hansen, potato graders. “ICI ET LA” L. A. DeGure, the architect was in Green Bay on business Thursday. Miss Almetia Hodgson, of Mil waukee has accepted a position in the offices of the Consolidater Wat Power & Paper Cos. Paul Millard, of Rockford, 111. ar rived here Monday to assume his du ties as cost accountant with the Con solidated Water Power & Paper Cos. For four seasons the Department of Farmers’ Institutes has been run ning Light Soils Live Stock Institu tes. Here are some of the things farm ers say. Four farmers in one local ity had about concluded to give up farming and quit the country. The Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Christensen of Chicago have moved to Grand Rapids and are staying temporarily at the Severence home until they can find a location. Charles Riley returned to Janes ville Wednesday where he has been working this winter. Ho has been making a short visit with his family in this city. WalterJ.Rohn. formerly of Perry Sound. Canada, has accepted a posi tion as teller at the First National Bank, assuming his duties last week. Mr. Rohn formerly was connected with the First National at Kiel, and also has banking experience in Mil waukee. WANTED:—SO laborers for quarry work. Good pay and steady work en tire season. Inquire Wisconsin Gran ite Company, Red Granite, Wisconsin. 4tp. Ed. Lipke, president of the Grand Rapids Central Labor Union attended a meeting of the Paper, Pulp and Sul phite Workers held in Stevens Point Sunday, and made a short address. Miss Luella Carroll, of Watertown is the guest of Miss Helen Carroll. Prof. A. J. Hutton, of Waukesha, was the guest of Mr. and Mrs. A. C. Berard over the week end. v Mr. and Mrs. George Hill, who were married last week, have returned from a short bridal tour to Chicago and are at home to their friends in Fourth street south. Mrs. C. A. Meilicke, and son Fran cis are reported to be on the sick list at their home on First avenue south. Myron Meilicke who has been ailing is much better. Lawrence Nash, of the Nekoosa- Edwards Paper company left Sunday night for Chicago for a several days stay on business matters. Senator and Mrs. I P. Witter, left Sunday for Chicago, from where they will go south a portion of the winter in Miami and other Florida east coast I resorts. While ascending a set of rickety steps some days ago Max Smart, 1076 Elm street was slightly injured when the decayed planking was broken by his weight and he fell thru. He was confined to his home for several days by the injuries sustained. Hon. M. K. Riley of Fond du Lac de livered a very interesting address on Sunday to the members of the local K. of C. council in the Catholic Societies Hall on Vine street. Mr. Riley prov ed to be a brilliant speaker and his talk w r as highly appreciated. Advises from Congressman E. E. Browne of Waupaca, to the Chamber of Commerce here state that owing to a large deficit existing in the national treasury, it will be useless for Grand Rapids to hope to obtain an appropria tion for anew post office building this year. List your farm with GRAHAM’S LAND OFFICE, Marshfield, Wiscon sin and get results. 4t. Mrs. S. Steinberg and daughter Mrs. Joseph Epstein, left Sunday for Chi cago where they will purchase goods for the Steinberg Style Shop. Harold Salter, of Pittsville was in the city on business Thursday. Misses Ella Wittenberg and Fern I Ross were Dextervilfe visitors over the week end. Prof. M. H. Jackson, of the Wood County Training school was a Marsh field visitor Friday. L. Trossen, a well known Marsh field resident was in the city Satur day on business. Stanley Stark, who is attending Marquette University in Milwaukee is reported to be ill. and unable to attend his classes. Among those from out of tovm who attended the performance of “Up in Babel’s Room" at Daly’s Theatre Fri day, were Mr. and Mrs. Ed. Witzig, well known residents of Vesper. Mrs. Charles Dougharty, of Butte, Montana, arrived here Saturday even ing for an extended visit with rela tives. Man is the architect of his own for tune, and woman is the fortune of j man. Sounds Good—maybe it’s true. Misses Ellen Dougherty and Hilda Hiles left for Dexterville, Friday even ing to spend the week end at their homes returning here on Monday. Mrs. H. Mek returned to her home in Stevens Point last week after a bis it with the Charles Bunde family. Ed, Garber, the East side fruit and produce dealer returned Friday night from a trip to Chicago. Miss Mary Peterson, who has been working in St. Paul, Minn, for some time past is visiting her mother Mrs. Anna Peterson. Mrs. O. T. Hougen, left Thursday for Chicago, where she will make a few days stay. In France a prize of 100,000 francs (normally $20,000) is to be offered the first person who establishes electrical communication with another planet. We don’t want it—amount is entirely too small for an energetic citizen of this town. WE SELL LAND.—Do you want to selel your farm ? If so write or call on GRAHAM’S LAND OFFICE. Over Sexton, Demgen Cos. Drug store, Marshfield, Wisconsin. 4t. Clarence Jackson left Friday for Buffalo, N. Y., to attend a meeting of the Paper Pulp and Sulphite Work ers there as representative of the Con solidated. The conference is to fix a new wage scale and the union asked that an official of each paper mill in the country be present at the meeting. Bart J. Ruddle, of Milwaukee was in the city last week to confer with local automobile dealers regarding the de corations for the automobile Show Feb. 26-29. Mr. Ruddle has been en gaged to take entire charge of the de- I corations, and will use a portion of the decorations used at the Milwaukee j show which has just closed. The ceil | ing of the armory will be covered with j a canopy of green and the remainder of the color scheme will be pink, white and green. One of the features of the lighting effects will be 32 large floor . lamps. FATHER AND SON DINNER SUCCESS More than 500 fathers and sons, some real and some borrowed for the event assembled in the armory Wed nesday night for the “Father and Son Banquet” one of the features of Na tional Good Turn Week of the Boy Scouts. The various scout troops met at ap pointed places and marched to the ar mory with, the “Dads” who were see ing the little fellpws thru on the af fair. There was lots of enthusiasm and lots of pep displayed by the young boys, and some of the older ones who are on the wrong side of 40 warmed up and slid back a score or more of years and got into the spirit of the thing. When all were assembled they were seated at the long tables spread for the occasion and were served a repast fit for a king. The scouts, younger brothers of the American “Dough boy” has the same sort of an appetite, and they surely waded into the viands with a will. After all were filled to the limit Otto Roenius, acting in the capa city of toastmaster took charge of the remainder of the program, which is as follows: Toastmaster O. R. Roenius Invocation Rev. Wm, Redding A Word of Greeting President E. B. Rerford The City and the Scouts Mayor Chas. E. Briere Scout, Thomas Nash Response: “ A Fathers Responsibi lity” M. H. Jackson The Scout Movement in Grand Rap ids Capt. Guy Nash Why lam a Scout Herbert Gaulke “Why I Want My Boy to be a Scout” Supt. E. G. Doudna “Helping the Other Fellow” Scout master A. C. Berard The following tasty menu was served. Roast Pork Mashed Potatoes Brown Gravy Pickles Olives Raised Biscuit Coffee Pie ala Mode GLYCERINE MIXTURE SURPRISES GRAND RAPIDS The quick action of simple glycer ine. buckthorn bark, etc., as mixed in Adler-i-ka, is surprising. One spoon ful i-elieves ANY CASE gas on stomach or sour stomach. Adler-i-ka acts on BOTH upper and lower bowel and removes all foul accumulated mat ter which poisoned stomach. Often CURES constipation. Prevents ap pendicitis. One lady reports she has no more pain in back of head or gas on stomach since using Adler-i-ka. Otto’s Pharmacy, Grand Rapids, Wis. Neal Conway, the son of Attorney D. D. Conway who was recently here for a short vacation and was ill with a slight attack of la grippe at the time, is reported to be seriously ill in Mil waukee, having suffered a relapse and typhoid-pneumonia set in. Word reached here Saturday, that Dr. George Pomainville of Nekoosa, who left here several days prior for a trip to Jacksonville, Fla., was stricken with the “flu” in Milwaukee and was taken to St. Joseph’s hospital in the Cream City. Mrs. Pomainville left Saturday to be at his bedside. NEKOOSA-EDWARDS LIGHT & POWER COMPANY Port Edwards, Wisconsin. February 2, 1920. DETAILED INCOME ACCOUNT Operating Revenue Commercial lighting earnings $3733.61 Municipal contract lighting earnings __ 2171.58 Commercial power earnings 782.60 Municipal power earnings 217.44 Total operating revenue $6905.23 Operating Expenses 1. Power: Electric current purchased $1744.70 2. Distribution, Total 2824.93 3. General, Total, Office 1228,50 Total above expenses $5798.13 Taxes $1627.31 Total operating expenses__s742s.44 Net operating revenue or deficit $ 520.21 Surplus or deficit beginning six months $15743.41 Surplus or deficit at end of six months of 1919 $15223.20 | NEKOOSA-EDWARDS LIGHT & POWER COMPANY Port Edwards, Wisconsin February 2, 1920. BALANCE SHEET Assets: 1. Property and Plant: Cost beginning of six m0nth5531389.56 Cost close of year 1866.59 $29,522.97 Cash 16.78 Total assets $29,539.75 Liabilities: Capital stock, common $5,000.00 Depreciation reserve 9,146.09 Accounts Payable 170.46 Dividends unpaid 15,223.20 I Total liabilities $29,539.75 Make This Bank Your Business Home How Other People SAVE We have dozens of accounts in our Savings De partment which were opened a year or two ago with one dollar and which now show balances of from $500.00 to $1,000.00. This is simply the result of the systematic savings of thrifty people coupled with POWER OF 3 Per Cent Compound Interest 3 Per Cent sl--Opens a Saving Account-$l it -■iunrwiii ■i ii i iin amni ■!■<!■! a— mi—munmiti——^ First National Bank u GRAND RARH7S W/X. The Bank that does things for you ” BALL TEAM TO PLAY ON HIGH SCHOOL GROUND Baseball fans of the city during the coming season will no longer have to trek way out to the south side grounds to see the national pastime, as at the regular meeting of the school board “held Monday that body approved of the plan presented by members of the city council to move the grand stand to the old fair grounds. This means that the games will all be played within walking distance of the business sec tion of the city. Will Boost Ball Games The only condition laid dow by the school board was that the stand should be painted. This is something that everyone in the city with the possible exception of stockholders in teh street railways system will approve of and means a much better attendance at the games this season. Other business to be brought up be fore the board was laying a walk on the east side of the Lincoln building, but the mater was postponed until the next meeting. Many Pupils 111. Flu, grippe and pneumonia are de pleting the ranks of both tsudents and faculty according to the report pre sented by Supt. E. G. Doudna, who stated that one-third of the students and ten of the teachers were absent on acount of illness. The board decided to investigate the matter of raising tuition in the grades to those living outside of the city. A report on the cost of teaching each pu pil will be presented to the board at he next meting by Supt. E. G. Doudna. The board prior to adjourning also voted to borrow SB,OOO for running ex penses, and to allow all bills. Mrs, Charles Wipperman, left Fri day for Green Bay where she had been summoned by word of the serious ill ness of her brother. Nels Laramie, who has been in St. Joseph’s Hospital in Marshfield for an operation, is now somewhat recov ered and has returned to his home in Gardner street. Mr. and Mrs. A. C. Blommer re turned from Milwaukee, theix former home, where they had been for a few days’ visit. NOTICE OF SHERIF’S SALE State of Wisconsin, In Circuit Court —For Wood County. Irving J. Sheehan, Plaintiff vs. George Feik and Mrs. George Feik, his wife, Wilhelmina Walter, Lulu Degenhardt, John W. Walter and Mrs. John W. Walter, his wife, Sadie Wal ter and Minnie Walter, widow and chil dren of William Walter, deceased, De fendants. By virtue of and pursuant to a judg ment of Partition of Sale made in the above entitled action on the 21st day of January 1920, the subscriber, Sher iff of Wood County, will sell at the front door of the Court House in the City of Grand Rapids, Wood County, Wisconsin on the 2nd day of April 1920 at 10 o’clock in the forenoon of that day the real estate directed by said judgment to be sold therein des cribed as follows: towit: The West Half of Section 13, the Southeast quarter; The East Half of the North east quarter of Section 14, Township 21 North, of Range 2 East. Terms of sale CASH. Dated February 7, 1920. C. W. BLUETT, Sheriff of Wood County, W T is. Chas. E. Briere, Attorney for Plain tiff'. Feb. 12. Mar. 18. DEATH OF HENRY SHERWOOD YOUKER (Obituary Contributed). Henry Sherwood Youker, the son of Arthur Youker and Margaret Scott Youker, was born in the towr - ship of Portland, Dodge County, Wis consin, April 15, 1871. His parents both emigrated from Prescott, Pro vince of Ontario, Canada to Wiscon sin. The early years of Henry Sherwod Youker were spent on his father’s farm in the township of Portland. In the spring of 1888 he graduated from the high school in the village of Wa terloo, Wisconsin. Two years later he entered the University of Wiscon sin from which he graduated in the spring of 1894. In his senior year in college he was one of the three re presentatives which met the Univer sity of Michigan in the intercollegiate joint debate. After spending six months in the employ of the Associated Charities in Cincinnati, Ohio, he accepted a posi tion as teacher in the high school at Evansville, Wisconsin. He served as principal of the high school at Poy nette, Wisconsin, for three years anil at Brodhead, Wisconsin for two years. For seven years he was Superinten dent of the schools at Grand Rapids, Wisconsin. Here he did much of real constructive work. He often said the time was ripe and the opportunity there. But he had the vision of large results to be accomplished. He then moved to Oshkosh to the position of principal of the training department of the Oshkosh State Normal School. From 1913 to 1919 he was assistant director of the Commercial Research Department of the Curtis Publishing Company of Philadelphia. On May 15, 1919, Mr. Youker accepted the po sition of director of the Commercial Research Department of the Interna tional Magazine Company with head quarters in New York City. In 1897 he was united in marriage with Mary J. Wardle of Poynette, Wis consin. Henry Sherwood Youker was a mem her of the Theta Delta Chi fraternity. He was a member of Mount Moriah Lodge, Number 155 F. & A. M. of Philadelphia. He was a member of Tyrian Chapter, Number 15, R. A. M. of Oshkosh, Wisconsin and of Oshkosh Commandery Number 11. He became ill January 23, 1920 with a complication of diseases which af fected his heart and he “fell asleep” in the early morning of January 31. The funeral and burial took place at Poynette, Wisconsin, February 4th, 1920. A. Akey of Junction City who was here for a short visit last week return ed to his home Friday taking with him Benton Love, a nephew who is to re side with him for some time to come. MRS. P. RICKMAN DIES Mrs. Frank Rickman, another vic tim of the scourge of pneumonia, died at her home in Ninth street at 1:30 a. m. Tuesday following a few days sickness. Mrs. Rickman, formerly Miss Nel lie Burmeister, was 24 years and six months old and was the wife of Frank W. Rickman, a widly known resident of Grand Rapids. She and her hus band have been married about three years. Surviving to morn their loss are her husband, her parents, Mr. and Mrs. H. H. Burmeister, two brothers, Walter and Alex, and a sister living in Milwaukee. Funeral services were held from the home, 836 Ninth street, at 1:30 p. m. and from the East Side Lu theran Church at 2:00 p. m. Wed nesday, Rev. F. W r . Pautz officiating. Interment was in Forest Hill Cem etery.