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INCOME TAX BILL IN LEGISLATURE Administration Backs Measure Offered by John L. Dahl. ASKS REVISION OF LAW Declares for Repeal of Personal Prop erty Offset Tax Exemptions Same as Under Federal In come Tax Law. Madison.—The Wisconsin adminis tration will stake its all on the John L. Dahl income tax bill which has just been offered in the legislature. This bill provides for revision of the pres ent income tax law. It declares for the following: Repeal of the personal property off set to the income tax law. Repeal of the secrecy clause of in come tax law. Exemptions the same as under fed eral income tax law. As to rates the following schedule has been adopted: On the first SI,OOO, or any part thereof, at the rate of 1 per cent. On the second SI,OOO, or any part thereof, at the rate of per cent. On the third SI,OOO, or any part (hereof, at the rate of 2 per cent. On the fourth SI,OOO, or any part thereof, at the rate of 2 y 2 per cent. On the fifth SI,OOO, or any part thereof, at the rate of 3 per cent. On the sixth SI,OOO, or any part thereof, at the rate of 3V6 per cent. On the seventh SI,OOO, or any part i hereof, at the rate of 4 per cent. On the eighth SI,OOO, or any part thereof, at the rate of 4*/ 2 per cent. On the ninth SI,OOO, or any part thereof, at the rate of 5 per cent. On the tenth SI,OOO, or any part thereof, at the .ate of 5% per cent. On the eleventh SI,OOO, or any part l hereof, at the rate of G per cent. On the twelfth SI,OOO, or any part thereof, at the rate of 7 per cent. On any sum of taxable income in excess of $12,000, 8 per cent. The senate, by a tie vote, killed < Jovernor Blaine’s proposal for an amendment to the state constitution providing for the initiative and refer endum. The assembly, by a vote of 66 to 21, killed the Mark bill which would place IT $lO tax on bachelors of the state. Consideration of the committee marketing bill has been delayed until some time this week. This bill cre ates a trade commission with broad powers. A. E. Matheson. Janesville, offered an amendment which would strike from the bill powers granting ilie commission final judgment on facts in the absence of fraud. This amend ment was rejected by a vote of 40 to 37. On the motion of Ingalls, Racine, consideration of the bill was laid over until Tuesday evening of thin week, when it will >e made a special order of business. The assembly at that time will meet and consider the bill in com mittee of the whole to hear different speakers on the subject. Assemblyman Freehoff’s bill on mar keting was killed. By a vote of 13 to 12, the senate sent to engrossment the Huber resolution for the initiative and referendum. Over half the states have adopted this plan and the resolution was the cause of an hour of debate. “I am contending for the principle that is fundamental,” declared Huber, ‘‘and that is the principle of direct government by the people. This legis lation paves the way that the people may take the power in their own hands.” “This plan ought to be defeated,” said Senator Burke, leading the oppo sition. “There is no necessity for it In any way. The present plan protects the minority. I say that the will of the people subject to constitutional re straint should he the law of the land. 'This resolution removes the constitu tional restraint.” The senate engrossed the appropria tion hill for the dairy and food com missioner of SIOO,OOO annually. It re fused to consider the vote by which it engrossed the bill limiting the people who could attend oases of communica ble diseases. The bill would prohibit chiropractors from attending such cases except by special permission of the local health officer. The senate passed the Huber hill restricting the manufacture of articles of home work and placing such work under the jurisdiction of the indus trial commission. It also passed the Burke resolution calling on congress to call a convention for the purpose of proposing an amendment to secure more right of home rule. Senator Jennings’ bill providing for the examination and certification of dental hygienists was passed. The Pe terson bill increasing the fees of wit nesses and interpreters was also passed and now goes to the governor, Eight-Hour Bill Gets Knockout. The big eight-hour day bill of the session was killed in the house after an hour of debate by a vote of 45 to 39. The ieasure voted upon was a substitute offtred by Assemblyman E. H. Johnson of Frederic to the Con way bill. It applied to “mills, factories and manufacturing establishments.” Right at the outset of the debate, on motion of Assemblyman William Ol son, an amendment was Incorporated into the bill exempting “creameries and cheese factories.” The amended measure was indennitely postponed. WOOD COUNTY REPORTER. Und?r Jurisdiction tf R. R. Body. Jitney regulation has tlared up In Hie legislature again with the persist ent demand on the part of the trac tion lines to bring omnibuses under the railroad commission. The joint legislative highway committee has been asked to recommend for passage the Perry bill, introduced by Clark M. Perry, assemblyman from Oshkosh. This bill provides all automobiles operated over regular routes and main taining regular scnedules shall be brought under the jurisdiction of the railroad commission as common car riers. Tiie effect of the passage of tiie measure would be the elimination of bus? lines operated in direct com petition with interurban lines. The railroad commission would have the power to rule against such competi tion where no public convenience or necessity for such service was ap parent. The bill would increase the liability of bus companies from $5,000 lo $15,000 in addition to making them common carriers. While ail lines would he subject to railroad commission reg ulations, only those in competition with other common carriers would be put out of business, advocates of the measure said. Opposition to Home-Hospital Plan. Although the Wisconsin legislature is anxious to cut its appropriations it has virtually been decided that it will not use the Taycheedaft home in Fond du Lac county as a hospital for the care and treatment of mentally deranged soldiers. At a hearing lie fore the legislature Senator Titus and ex-Senator A. J. Pullen. Fond du Lac. urged that the women’s reformatory now being built at Taycbeedah be used as a soldiers’ hospital. There was distinct opposition to the proposal from labor organizations and women organizations of the state.•• The state hoard of control has announced that it plans to open the home at Tay cheedah not later than July 1 as a women’s reformatory. The plans of some members of rhe legislature to use the home as a hospital have been abandoned. County Fair Aid to Continue. There will he no change in the ap propriations in the form of state aid to the county fairs at this session of rhe Wisconsin legislature. After a long debate in the assembly it killed the Atcherson hill on this subject. Before the bill was defeated, at the sugges tion of Assemblyman Anton Holly, Kewaunee, the assembly attached the amendment which would nave reduced the- amount of state aid from 80 per cent of the premiums to 40 per cent of the premiums. Holly explained that tills would save the state approximate ly $66,000 annually. After this amend ment was attached the entire assem bly. with one exception, voted to kill tiie amended Atcherson hill. Bonus Bill Is Advanced. Tiie senate advanced to engross ment the Lange bill allowing soldier bonus men who have received the state bonus of $lO a month to take ad vantage of the educational bonus with out an immediate return of the straight per month of service bonus. The law now provides that If a sol dier who has taken advantage of the $lO a month bonus for the number of months he was in the service desires lo take advantage of the educational bonus lie must first refund the money he already recehed. The Lange bill changes that so that tiie amount he has received is simply deducted from the first months of his educational bonus. Dog Tax Up to Senate. The assembly I.i sure that it wants to do something to change the present dog tax law, although it passed a bill reducing tiie dog taxes from $5 and $3 for females and males to $2 and $l, it has now passed a bill repealing the entire law. The Cook repeal meas ure went through the house 37 to 24. It will now be up to tiie senate to settle the dog tax controversy. Decisive Vote on Railroad Tax. The terminal railroad tax remains on the statute books, the house having killed the bill to divide tiie tax by a vote of 70 to 22. This Is the largest vote which lias ever been cast against li.e proposition to tinker with the ter minal law and settles the- dust around this measure for the session. Decrease in Industrial Mishaps. Industrial accidents decreased more than 15 per cent in Wisconsin in 1920, according to the figures com piled by the state industrial commis sion. The accidents totaled 19.937. The commission investigated 2,816 ac cidents and found 759 were caused h\ violations of safety orders. Act on Health Officers' Salaries. By a vote of 16 to 13. the senate en grossed a hill fixing the compensation of health officers in cities under 25,000 at a minimum of 5 cents per inhabi tant per annum. This hill was the cause of an hour’s discussion on whether health officers are underpaid in the smaller communities. Equal Property Rights Are Sought. Assemblyman Thomas Sullivan of Manitowoc is making a strong fight for a hill which would place men and women on an equal footing as to prop erty rights. The measure provides that before a wife may make a valid disposition of rea! estate her husband must join in the execution of the deed. The present law provides that hus bands may not deed real estate with out written consent of theiy wives. Sullivan finds his bill a law in many states, including Illinois and Minneso ta* Entered June 2, 1903 at Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin, as second-class matter, under Act of Congress of Mar. 3, 1879. MORAVIAN CHOIR SANG EASIER CANTATA Last Sunday evening the Moravian church choir sang the cantata entitled “The Triumphant Life” before a large audience. The cantata consisted of several antnems, solos, and trios for men and women, which were success fully carried out. Under the leader ship of W. Mortenson, the director, the soloists and choir members de livered their parts wonderfully well and pleased the audience greatly. The story of the cantata was the Cruci fixion and Ressurection of Christ and the audience were given printed pam hlets with which they could follow the singers, getting the real significance of the story and a better understand ing of it. The solos rendered by Walter E. Herschleb, Axel Anderson, X! '. H. Muehlstein and a baritone solo by W. Mortenson were well executed. Special mention must be given Miss Nina Schuman, Soprano; Mrs. G. Binneboese, Contralto; Miss Hor tense Metzger, Alto, and Mrs. C. A. Meilicke, Contralto. These solos were very nicely executed and pleased the audience highly. The choir and Miss Esther Witte, piano accompanist, worked hard for several weeks on the cantata and are surely deserving of much praise as is also the director, Mr. W. Mortenson. PORTEDWARDB Miss Molly B. Smith went to Bara boo to spend Easter with her mother. Before returning she will go to Madi son where she will speak before some committee, John Shellhammer celebrated his birthday on Saturday, March 26. C. D. and Geo, McLaughlin took a trip to Nekoosa on Saturday morn ing. Mr. and Mrs. H. V. Madden enter tained Miss Lillian Weislander of Marshfiaid. a Mrs. Madden, over Easter. Mrs. Sarah Pipe of Nekoosa attend ed Easter services in the Port Ed wards chapel on Sunday morning. Avery beautiful Easter service was held in the chapel on Sunday, a large crowd being in attendance despite the cold weather. The chapel was beauti fully decorated with ferns and potted plants. A choir of twelve voices, un der the direction of Mrs. Franz Rose bush rendered an excellent program, and at the ebse of the services three children were baptised, they being the daughters of Mr. and Mrs. G. Harold Suds and of Mr. and Mr? G. F, En derlin and the son of Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Jasperson. Miss Rossman is spending the East er vacation at her home in Marshfield, while Miss Howard and Miss Bannis ter have gone to Oshkosh. Miss Mas on is spending the week at Wausau and Miss presser and Miss Reichen auer at their homes in Milwaukee. Frank Quakenbush left the latter part of the week for his home in Minnesota where he will spend a short time. Mr. and Mrs. M. F. Matthews en tertained guests from Saratoga on Sunday. MELVIN SEARL MEETS DEATH IN ACCIDENT Melvin Searl, of Stevens Point, met death Monday afternoon in an acci dent near Ladysmith. He was one of a Soo line bridge crew of six men riding on a gasoline handcar when the car left the track. The other men were all more or less injured. Mr, Searl formerly lived in Deerfield and Oasis, and in the latter town he was married to Lizzie Fay in 1880. Her brother, Sherm Fay, and wife, of Han cock, have been with her since Tues day. ANNOUNCEMENT I announce that I am a candidate for the office of County Superintend ent of Schools of Wood County, sub ject to the will of the voters at the April election. If elected, I shall faithfully perform the duties of the office to the best of my ability. I was graduated from the Wiscon sin Rapids High School in 1008 and fi ora the Stevens Point Normal School in 1912. For the past two years I have been principal of the public school at Rudcdph. For the past three years I have spent my s immcrs in Madison tiding special training fi r school work. RU I'H C. BENNFT ?t Wisconsin Rapids, Wis , R. R. 3 Miss Margaret Dunnigan, principal of the City Point school, is spending her Easter vacation at her home in this city. WISCONSIN RAPIDS. WOOD COUNTY, WISCONSIN, THURSDAY MARCH 31. 1921. F, G. GILKEY, CITY CLERK, OVER RIDES THE LAW PAYS NO ATTENTION TO HIS OFFICIAL DUTIES AS PRO VIDED BY THE STATUTE. In the Election Laws of Wisconsin of 1919 it is provided in reference to the publication of the list of nomina tions filed with him as City Clerk that he have them published with a fac simile of the ballot. The law r reads: 6.21 Publication of Official Ballot (1) Before an election to fill any pub lic office, the County or CITY" CLERK of each County or CITY" shall cause to be published in at least TWO and in not more than four newspapers pub lished within the County or CITY" the nominations to office certified to, or filed with him, which publication shall be a FACSIMILE of the ballot. This part of the Statute has not been complied with as he has only had the notice published in one paper, and the facsimile w r as not given. Further he has failed to comply with the Statute in the printing of his bal lots. 10.38. Election functions of County Clerks to be exercised by CITY CLERKS, or Election Commissioners. The functions and duties prescribed by for County Clerks by Section 6.25 shall be exercised and performed by the Board of Elections Commissioners for city elections in each city having more than one hundred thousand in habitants and by the CITY CLERK for city elections in every other city. Section 6,25 reads: Printing of Ballots by County Clerk. (1) Except as in this chapter otherwise provided, it shall be the duty of each County Clerk to provide print ed ballots for every election for pub lic officers to be voted for in his coun ty and to cause to be printed in the ap propriate ballot the-flame of every can didate whose name%as been .duly cer-, titled to or filed with him; such coun ty clerk shall let to the LOW"EST BIDDER within such county the printing of all ballots and shall keep all proposals for such printing in his office. The City Clerk has utterly failed to even carry out the spirit of the law, but to the contrary has purposely nulified the election by so doing. His attention was called to this matter and the law, by the writer, and was very much put out for our calling his at tention to the law. This is not the end of this matter, if there is any remedy in the willful violation of the law. Miss Anita Link who is teaching at Alma Center is visiting her parents Mr. and Mrs. Ferdinand Link. Geo. N. Wood has purchased forty acres of land of the John Kreutzer estate of the golf links which he is platting in ten acre tracts and offer ing for sale. M. J. Zabawa, who is employed by the United Dredge Cos. at Calumet, .Minnesota, arrived Saturday for a visit with his family at his home, 13th Avenue North. Mr. and Mrs. Wilbur McCarthy of Chicago are visiting at the Dennis McCarthy home. They expect to leave from here for Minneapolis where Mr. McCarthy will accept a possition as pressman in one of the large job of ffices. Frank Eberhardt, who resides three •miles northeast of Kellner, had the misfortune to lose 80 cords of wood, a garage and a small amount of lum ber when the fire of unknown origin destroyed the property sometime dur ing the night of March 23rd. A Bris •coe car, which belonged to his son, Seth, was also destroyed. The exact cause is not known but it is supposed that fire from the smokehouse, in which they were smoking meat, was the means by which it started. The loss was not discovered until the next morning when Mr. Eberhardt found the remains of the wood still smolder ing, The car is a total loss as no in surance was carried on it by Mr. Eber hardt. TO INSURANCE AGENTS, DEPU TIES, or other LIVE WIRES—We want at once a District Representa tive for our Company to have charge of your county, to write auto insur ance in Wisconsin Rapids and also to place Local Representatives through out Wood County. A good solid pay ing business for the right man. GIB RALTAR MUTUAL INSURANCE CO., Rhinelander, Wis. 13-3 t RE-FORESTATION TO COMMENCE IN WIS. RAPIDS The question of re-forestation that is being agitated by the Milwaukee Journal for this state for some time prompted George N. Wood, the Real Estate and Insurance Man, to inter view Mayor Chas. E. Briere, about the re-forestation of the parks and other lands owned by the city of Wisconsin Rapids. He told the Mayor that the land below the pumping house would be a fine place to start the work. He said that he wmuld start planting white pine and Norway pine, of native growth, as soon as the frost was out of the ground. He said the city own ed several pieces of land that were suitable and could be re-planted in this manner, he would be glad to give his time if the young men would help him in this work. That he would furnish the native trees with out expense to the city. He has many young men who have already volun teered to help him and they expect to start the work this week. Some time ago he brought this matter to the at tention of Scout Master Knapp, and elicitated his help with the boy scouts. NEKOOSA Mrs. Ed. Mallick of Chicago is a i guest of her parents Mr. and Mrs. F. | Gavre, Mrs. L. Habeck of Milwaukee, spent | the week with friends and relatives j here. , Mrs. John Desberg and children of Janesville arrived the fore part of the week and will spend some time with friends here. Attorney Geo. W. Crowns of Chi cago, who transacts business in the northern part of the state, made a shoi-t visit at the home of his parents Mr. and Mrs. Neil Crowns, Sr. Mrs. Edgar Youngchild and children of Manitowoc arrived Monday and will spend the month at the home of Mrs. Mary Brooks and family, j Miss Kathleen O’Brien who under ! went an operation at Wausau the I latter part of the week is reported as | getting along nicely. Mrs. H. Lubbers of Babcock return | ed to her home Tuesday after spend j ing the week here visiting at the home j of P. M. O’Brien. Mr. and Mrs. G. F, Figel motored | to Hancock Sunday where they visit ed with relatives. Charles Winters who has been em ployed here the past winter left Sat urday for his home at Finley. Mrs. John Ragan left Monday for Wausau where she will be a patient at St. Mary’s hospital. A number of the ladies of the Lutheran Congregation tendered Mrs. Walter C. Meyer a surprise shower at her home Tuesday afternoon. The afternoon was spent in sewing and .social converse after which dainty re freshments were served. Roy Youngchild who has been in Chicago for some 'time arrived home Monday to spend the rest of the month with his mother. Miss Emma Bates of Port Edwards spent Wednesday with friends here. Mrs. J. J. Podvin who has been quite ill the past month is improving rapidly. Hugh Boyles spent Easter with his son Thomas at Shawano. He ar rived home Tuesday to resume work here. Miss Helen Wesley left Monday for Medford, Colby and other points where she will spend the week with relatives. Mrs, Mary Hodge and son Robert arrived recently and are nicely lodg ed at the William Hodge home where they will make their home for some time. Miss Josephine Buehler left Monday for Stevens Point to resume her duties at the state normal there. RUDOLPH Miss Irene Golan of Merrill arrived here Saturday and visited friends un til Saturday noon, when she went to Wisconsin Rapids for a short visit with her uncle, Ernest Rayome. She returned here Monday evening to at tend the dance and Tuesday morning went to Milladore to visit her friend, Mrs. Just Justison. John Jacobson is erecting a porch on the east side of the Joe Rybitski home. Mrs. Paul Fountain spent Easter in Mosinee with her sister, Mrs. Joe Grandshaw r . Mrs. Barney St. Denis of Wisconsin Rapids spent Tuesday and Wednesday with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. John Akey here Mrs, Bat Sharkey of Wisconsin Rapids arrived here Monday night to spend several days visiting relatives. Mrs. Elmer Crotteau and daughter, Charlotte, of Port Edwards visited Mrs. K. J. Marseau betv een trains Monday evening. N. G. Ratelle, son Kenneth, Frank and Henry Marseau and John Little motored to Wisconsin Rapids Tuesday evening to see the wrestling match. Mr. and Mrs. Chris. Joosten are the proud parents of an eleven pound baby boy born Wednesday, March 30. Miss Ruth Bennett, principal of the graded school, is running for superin tendent of schools. Mr. and Mrs. Tony Timmerman have broken up housekeeping and will store their furniture at the home of Mrs. Timmerman’s father, C. VanLith. They will leave soon for Milwaukee. MEETING AUBURN DALE HOL STEIN CLUB OF THE WOOD COUNTY HOLSTEIN BREEDERS' ASSOCIATION. The second meeting of the Auburn dale Holstein Club was held in Au burndale on Thursday, March 24th. The meeting was called to o\'der by Pres. Wm. Schultz. The liberal at tendance of enthusiastic 'Holstein breeders made the session an inter esting one. Upon the resignation of Sec’y.-Trcas. Donald Meany, George Kieffer was elected to that office. County Agent R. A. Peterson outlined a plan of work for the year which embodied the plans for the enlarge ment of the club, a campaign against the scrub sire, the support of a Boys and Girls Club, development of show animals for local and County Fairs, encouragement of testing thr,u both official and Cow Testing -nation methods, and last to have every herd tested for tuberculosis. The program was unanimously adopted for 1921. A discussion of the Auburndale Cow Testing Association which will start work on April Ist with Mr. Alvin Schroedc r of Marshfield as the tester followed. Two more members of the Holstein Club joined the testing as sociation so that eleven of the eigh teen members of the Club will be in the testing association. Several of the herds represented are already on the Federal Accredited Herd list and more applications for the T. B. test are being made for the remaining herds. All the members were in favor of the County T. B. Clean-Up plan. George Baltus and Tom Woiler were elected as directors to work with the officers in putting Auburn dale Holstein to the front. With the active leaders’who have been elected, backed up by the enthusiasm of the club members, there is no question as to the success of the Auburndale club. The Auburndale Holstein club will be one of the ten clubs that have been organized in Wood County this winter that will federate at an early date into a Wood County Holstein Associa tion. BLIND OX, DESERTED BY GANDER GUIDE, IS DEAD GREENSBORO, ALA.—The blind ox, famous as the protege of a stately gander on the J. A. Holcrolt planta tion, near here, is dead. His death is believed directly due to enforced sep aration from his guardian. Recently, it became necessary to transfer the ox to another pasture. The gander was unable to follow. The separation was too much for the ox and he pined and drooped, refused food and drink and finally died. The ox and gander lately attracted widespread attention by their strange companionship. Each day at regu lar intervals, the gander would lead the ox to water by strutting ahead of him, honking loudly so that his af flicted ward could follow the sound. If other cattle approached, the fowl would attack furiously, driving off the intruders. LAST DAY OF MARCH MILD LIKE THE FIRST March, which came in like a lamb, failed to run true to form by going out like a lion. The temperatures dur ing the day were in the neighborhood of 40, the sky was clear part of the day, and there was carcely any wind! The first day of the month was mild, with a temperature of 49, The temperature will drop about 7 degrees Thursday night, according to the weather bureau, but will rise again Friday. A fitting ending to March—a light sprinkle of snow —was noticed at noon, the flakes melting as they reached the ground. BROWNE TO INTRODUCE BILL FOR DISARMAMENT WASHINGTON —Anew disarma ment resolution is being prepared by Representative Browne, Republican, Wisconsin, member of the foreign af fairs committee, for early introduc tion. The Browne resolution will be sim ilar to that introduced last session by Representative Brooks, Illinois, which was reported favorably by the for eign affairs committee. VOLUME 63, No. 13 IMPROVING MEAT MARKET Ferdinand Link is constantly im proving- his meat market. This week he is installing a larger and more modern ice box and one of the Ameri can Carbonic Machinery Co.’s best ice machines. The ice box will double his capacity for the storing and keeping of his meats and the ice machine will save him great trouble in handling and the care of ice. Mr. Link intends to give Wisconsin Rapids first-class service in his meat market selections He will give his trade the best the market affords at the most reasonable price. Watch his progress. Quality and service will be his motto. “Collector for monthly magazine in stalments, in this city. P. C. Holm, 301 -Watkins Bldg., Milwaukee, Wis.” Cabby Kraus of Marshfield, district manager of the Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance Cos., was a business visitor here Wednesday, Mr. and Mrs. Norman Frisby, Lyon Park, returned Tuesday evening from a week-end visit in Appleton at the home of Mr. Frisby’s mother, Mrs. Alice Frisby. Miss Vine Wales, Mrs. George Lyons, and Mrs. George Wales left this morning for Wausau to attend Die funeral services of the late Mrs. A. R. Wales. Miss Gladys Meloche of Madison clothing specialist of the home eco nmiics department of the state univer sity, arrived Monday to spend the week demonstrating her work in the surrounding country districts, Marian and Oscar Kallman, Jr., of Green Bay, Wisconsin, arrived in the city last Friday to spend the Easter holidays with their grandmother. Mrs. Claus Kallman, of Drake St. They returned to their home Monday after noon. Mrs. T. W. Brazeau, Third Street South, entertained the members of the Tuesday Club at a regular social meet ing Tuesday afternoon. A one o’clock luncheon was served, followed by auc tion bridge. Mrs. J. B. Nash played leading hand and Mrs. R. J. Mott held low score. Representatives of the Northern Paper Mills of Green Bay are in the city seeking workmen to v r ork ip their paper mills in Green Bay, where the iformer workmen have declared a strike. They walked out when the comparly tried to cut wages. The strike has been a heated one and court proceedings have resulted from'some of the trouble there. Mr. and Mrs. W. A. Drumb return ed from Oconto, Wis., on Monday, Mr Drumb having been there for several weeks while Mrs. Drumb has been spending the past few r days in that city. They are packing up their furniture and expect to move to Oconto within the next few days, Mr. Drumb being engaged in the photo graft business in that city. Mrs. Franz Rosebush of Port Ed wards entertained ten little children at her home Tuesday afternoon from three to five-thirty o’clock, in honor of the fifth birthday of her son, Richard. During the afternoon the youngsters played games and had a general good time. At five o’clock Mrs. Rosebush served supper at a table decorated with colored eggs and other Easter novelties which were a delight to the young guests. Mrs. W. J, Rahn, Oak Street, en tertained a number of young girls on Tuesday evening in honor of the ninth birthday of her daughter, Ann Louise. The evening was delightfully enjoyed with games and contests. Miss Dorothy Cotey won the donkey contest. In the work contest Miss Ruth Freudenberger was the winner and Miss Janet Fontaine was the master of the picture puzzle. A picnic lunch was served at which the attrac tion was a birthday cake illuminated with nine large colored candles. Messrs. Guy O. Babcock, Chas. F. Kellogg, Geo. F. Laßour, A. A. Heger, P. C. Daly, R. J. Mott, Lacy Horton, 0. R. Roenius, all members of the local Rotary Club, returned Thursday from Fargo, North Dakota, where they had been attending the District Rotarv Convention. They came back with glowing accounts of the convention and the delightful time each one of them enjoyed. Fargo Rotarians cer tainly did everything they could to make their stay while there as their guests a continual round of pleasure and interest. They all came back full of enthusiasm in the convention re sults.