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is a day of uncertainties. The ancient plug hat on the side walk probably conceals a brick and just around the corner a mischievous boy is waiting to yell, “April Fool.” But these are just pranks which we all expect on that mischievous day. It’s the unexpected things in life that may have the most serious consequences—and every day has its share of these uncertainties. When unexpected things happen a good bank account comes in mighty handy. And every day our officers are available for consultation and advice. Wood County National Bank WISCONSIN RAPIDS, WIS. LOCAL NEWS Casper J. Huser of Wood County was among the 107 students just graduated from the Short Course in Agriculture at the University of Wis consin. The boys have devoted two winters to the study of modern farm ing methods and farm and community life. We received a letter from Fred R. Hecox, Selah, Washington, the past week in which he says; “We had a very mild winter, 9 above being the coldest. There has been plenty of snow in the Mountains so we shall have plenty of water the coming sum mer. I hope to see you soon again. Give my regards to everyone who in quires about me. I have not forgotten my old friends back in Wood County, Wisconsin. John Nash is back from his trip to California. He was gone three mon ■this and reports a delightful trip. He saw many Wisconsin people and a few from Wisconsin Rapids. He left Hirzy's at Portland and they will be home about May Ist. Matt Carey is building a modern new home in Wickham’s addition on the west side. Miss Lucy Griswald, who rooms at the home of Mrs. A. L. Fontaine, and Miss Janet Fontaine, departed Satur day morning for Clintonville where Miss Janet will spend her week’s va cation with her sister, Mrs. Dean C. Babcock, and Miss Griswald the day. Miss Griswald will go from Clinton ville to her home in Horicon. Stocks on Payments When the Government offered Liberty Bonds on Monthly Payments, anew plan of investing was inaug urated. Now all stocks are sold on time payments. We sell all stocks, listed and unlisted, on the basis of 20 per cent DOWN, balance in 20 EQUAL MONTHLY PAYMENTS. 6 per cent per annum charged for carry ing installment orders, computed after first payment is paid. All dividends are credited the buyer’s account, thus giving all the advantage of a cash purchase. This plan gives an opportunity to make income-yielding invest ments on convenient terms. Loans on Stocks We loan 50 per cent to 75 per cent of the market Value on all active stocks. Loans may run from 6 MONTHS to 2 YEARS at legal interest. No bonus charg ed for handling. Write for particulars. SECURITIES TRUST COMPANY 10 So. La Sail* Street, Chicago, 111. ” ■ Samuel Baum an r ! son John of the city of Pittsville motored here Sun day to spend the day with friends. Mr. and Mrs. A. D. Hill and son Myron, First street north left Monday morning for Shiocton to attend the funeral services of Mrs. Hill’s mother the late Mrs. Hammond, who died at her home in Shiocton Friday evening. The services were held at ten o’clock Monday morning after which the body was taken to Stevensville for burial, Mrs. T. C. Buck, who was shot by her husband, Thomas Chester Buck, who later committed suicide, continues to improve and will be taken to the home of her mother, Mrs. J. A. Gotchey on Vine street the latter part of the week. Her physician says that she is getting along as well as could be expected and will be able to leave the Riverview hospital this week. The bullets have been removed and no permanent effects will result from the unfortunate affair. Miss Anita Link, who has been spending her Easter vacation at her home in this city, left Monday morn ing for Alma Center where she teaches in the public school. Mr. and Mrs. J. H. Chamberlain, who have been guests at the home of their daughter and husband, Mr. and Mrs. Guy O. Babcock, Third St. south, left Monday morning for their home in Kaukam.a after enjoying a two week’s stay here. IF YOU WISH to invest SIOO or more safely to earn 8 per cent or more, address P. O. Box 217, Reporter. Mrs. Georgian* Buckley, First St. North, returned Tuesday evening from a week’s visit with relatives in Dubuque and Cedar Rapids, lowa. Sell Oil, Grease, Paint, Specialities. All or part time. Commission basis. Should have car or rig. Samples free. Write for the profitable terms. Riverside Refining Cos., Cleveland, O. Three new ice cream booths have been installed by Mearl Wolt in his ice cream parlors on Grand Avenue. The new fixtures nre of quartersaw ed oak. to match the fixtures already installed, and will give an additional seating capacity of twelve besides ad ding considerable to the attractiveness of the parlors. Mrs. Frank Kruger and son, Denis, of Kellner, returned to this city Thurs day evening from Green Bay where Denis recently underwent a serious operation at the Deaconess hospital. Mrs. Kruger left for her home in Kellner today, her son remaining at the home of his brother, Henry Krug er, 13th Street North, where he will be a guest for a few days. 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 Cointy. A good solid pay ing business for the right man. GIB RALTAR MUTUAL INSURANCE CO., Rhinelander, Wis. 13-3 t The schedules for the Chicago, Mil waukee & St. Paul railway out of this city has been changed somewhat, according to an announcement made by Agent Leonard L. Bender. The morning train north both weekdays and Sundays will remain on the old schedule, leaving at 5:18 in the morn ing. The evening train going north leaves at 5:48 under the new schedule, while the night train going south leases 9:14 instead of 9:20. The greatest change is in the noon train going south, which now leaves at 11:30 instead of 12:20. The new schedule took effect on Monday. NOTICE Notice is hereby given that a Special Meeting of the County Board will be held commencing April 19th, 1921 at 2:00 o'clock p. m., and that all persons having claims against the County should file with the County Clerk within the time required by law, prior to said date written statements of such claims dulj itemized, verified and characterized as required by Section 677 of the Statutes; otherwise such claims will not be considered by said board at said meeting. April 7th, 1921, Sam Church, County Clerk. RUTH BENNETT ELECTED COUNTY SUPT. OFSCHOOLS Miss Ruth Bennett was successful in the contest for Superintendent of Schools in Wood County on election day April sth. Robt. Morris has been an excellent Supt. of Schools and there is no discredit in his defeat to his record as such. His defeat is simply due to the fact that he had a popular young lady running against him and the people wanted a lady to try out that office. The ladies turned out at the poles and elected her to said office. The men were indifferent and allowed the women to have their w T ay. She will make an excellent successor to Robt. Morris and the County of Wood will suffer no loss in the change. Miss Ruth Bennett is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. A. E. Bennett of Cran moor and is a graduate of Lincoln High school of Wisconsin Rapids, Stevens Point Normal school and has taken summer courses at the Univer sity of Wisconsin for the last three years. This gives her excellent equip ment for the position and we may ex pect the office of Superintendent of Schools to suffer nothing under her administration of the office. She is to be congratulated in the splendid show ing she made at the poles. COYLE’S DRUG STOREROOBED Sometime during the night Tues day the Wood County Drug Store was entered by the rear door and burglariz ed of about $350 in cash and $50.00 in merchandise. The robbery was not discovered un til seven-thirty Wednesday morning when J. M. Bergen, clerk at the store, opened the doors and found things in general disorder. The back door was found open, the safe open, cases ran sacked and many other evidences that a thief had been at work some time during the night. $350 in cash was taken from the safe, all of the Camel cigarettes from the tobacco case and a considerable amount of flash light batteries from a show case. On the same evening the safe of Dr. J. J. Looze was also opened, presum ably by the same robbers, but nothing of any value was taken. Private pap ers had been read and then scattered about the room by the robbers in their search for money. The doctor had left the safe door open for the night, but had locked the security box wherein the papers were kept. The key was left in the safe, however, and was used by the thieves to gain enl ance to the box. BOSSERTGIVEN PAVING JOB FreJ Bossert, local contractor and road builder, was awarded the bid for the concrete paving outlined in the city’s paving program for this sea son. Mr. Bossert’s bid of $2.69 per square yard was the lowest bid offer ed when contractors submitted their estimates and the Board of Public Works upon recommendation of the mayor and the City Engineer Aldrich favored the granting of the contract to Bossert. This action was ratified by the council at the meeting Wednes day night. SUPERVISORS CHOSEN Several new faces and some vet erans of the County Board of Sup ervisors will meet with the board. Those chosen are: First Ward—Will Reeves. Second Ward—Peter McCamley. Third Ward—Frank Abel. Fourth Ward—George T. Rowland. Fifth Ward—J. J. Lukashewski. Sixth Ward—F. D. Rourke. Seventh Ward—Nate Anderson. Eighth Ward—Claus Johnson.. aldeleT ELECTED When the council is sworn in for the year the following will be the new ones to take the oath of office: First Ward—John Emser. Second Ward—Ferd. Link. Third Ward—John Roberts. Fourth Ward—Will Rickman. Fifth Ward—Peter Tomsyck. Sixth Ward —Mark Whitrock. Seventh Ward—Walter Gardner. Eighth Ward—Ben Hanson. MRS. YOUKER’S SISTER DIES INMONTANA Mrs. H. S. Youker who has been spending the winter in St. Peters burg, Florida, while enroute on''her return to this city stopped off at Mil waukee for a few days visit in that city, and while there received a mes sage informing her of the death of her only sister, Mrs. S. Winkler of Sherman Montana, who died in a hos pital in Butte Montana from the after effects of an operation. Mrs. Youker left immediately for Sherman where she will remain until after the funeral services of her sister. Mrs. Winkler was before her marriage Miss Nellie Wardell and will be remembered by many residents having visited her sis ter here on many occasions. Mrs. Winkler’s mother was living with her and was with her at time of her death. Mrs. Youker has thi sympathy of her many friends here in this hour of her great bereavement. HAMBRECHI WILL TALK 10 NEPCOFOREMEN George P. Hambrecht, former local attorney, chairman of the Industrial Commission of Wisconsin has been in vited to speak before the superintend ents and foremen of the Nekoosa-Ed wards Paper Cos. at Port Edwards on April 12. Mr. Hambrecht has a pro gram of industrial relations which he has been fathering for the purpose of doing away with industrial troubles and misunderstandings. The company has arranged a fine program which will be given in con nection with Mr. Hambrecht’s talk. A banquet and musical program will be given at that time. DAYLIGHT SCHEDULE IS DEFEATED With but very little debate and plenty of decision, the city council voted unanimously to turn down the petition of local citizens to set the clocks ahead an hour as petitioned in the proposed daylight saving plan. The petition had been circulated by representatives of the Chamber of Commerce on the request of several local people who believed that the plan would be beneficial to the city of Wisconsin Rapids. Several citi zens present urged the aldermen not to grant the petition and some of the city fathers themselves thought the sun was a better judge of time than any man made schedule. PORTIWARDS TO PUT IN NEW CONCRETE ROAD At a caucus held in the village of Port Edwards it was decided to coop erate wdth the county and go ahead with the proposed paving. It was decided to pave from the end of the concrete road in front of the hotel to a distance one-half mile from that point on the Nekoosa road. The pave ment will be 18 feet in width and of standard specifications. GRAND RAPIDS MARKETS Selling Prices Flour — Victoria, per bbl SIO.BO Pillsbury, per bbl $11.20 Rye, per bbl. 9.50 Beans, per cwt, 8.50 Barley, per bbl 9-00 Shelled corn, per cwt 1.45 Middlings, per cwt 1-50 Dry Onions, per bu 1-00 Peas, per cwt. 4.50 Bran, per cwt 1.50 Cornmeal, per cwt. 1-53 Feed, 80 lb. sack 1.40 Buckwheat flour, per bbl $13.00 Buying Prices Wheat No. 1 1-60 Oats, per bu. *4B Rye grain, per bu. 1-30 Potatoes, per cwt .90 Live hogs, per cwt. 8.00 Dressed hogs, per cwt.__sll.oo to 12.00 Live Beef, per cwt $2.50 tc $7.00 Dressed Veal, per cwt 6.10 Dressed Beef, per vwt._s7.oo to $13.00 Eggs, per dozen .25 Butter, per lb .44 Live hens, ped lb. 18c to 22c Spring chickens, per lb 18c to 22c Hay per ton $15.00 to SIB.OO flsaw it coming —says Bill the Builder: I saw the building boom coming—l knew that this spring would see the backed-up demand for buildings break loose — I realized that there wouldn’t be enough bunding materials of all kinds to go around —so I ordered saved time —saved worry —and got WORDEN-ALLEN CO. Wisconsin Concrete Rods, Beams, Angle Irons, Etc. For Silos, Barns, Foundations, Culvrrts and Bridges Send for Our Stock Book LETTER FROM R, W. LYONS My Dear Mr. Container Recently I happened to get hold of some newspapers from Wisconsin Rapids and read, with much interest, many happenings there. I was unusu ally interested in an announcement to the effect that you would be a can didate, and I sincerely hope a success ful one, for the postmastership there. The past eight years of Democratic misrule and disruption ought to suffice the general public for a long time to come and if this experience hasn’t made more stand-pat, never swerving, straight-down-theroad, Joe Cannon type, Republicans I am badly mis taken. I shall be more than pleased to write a letter for publication to the papers in Wisconsin Rapids boosting your candidacy and setting forth the able manner hi which you conducted the office during your incumbency some years ago if you think it would help or, do anything else that will, in your judgment, be of assistance to you. Just command me and I’ll do my best. I have had many and varied experi ences since I left the old town and feel that I know this United States perhaps as well as any man you will run across. For the past ten years I have made a special study of mer chandising and have been actively en gaged at such work in its broader sense. I mean by that that I have en gaged myself in the distribution and sale of goods Nationally in conjunc tion with extensive advertising cam paigns. I have, for the past several years, been Sales Manager for two or three large firms, all engaged in mar keting goods to the drug and large department store trade throughout the U. S. but last February I accepted a position here in St. Louis as Sales Manager for a large furniture manu facturer. I had never had any prev ious experience in this line but have succeeded in keeping the plant over sold so far which, of course, satisfies the concern. My family is with me and all are well and happy. Mother is very old and failing, which is natural to ex pect of course, although last Sunday she withstood a thirty-mile auto ride very well indeed. Our son is a chip of the old block and is chock full of the Old Nick. Not vicious, but full of pep and ginger and you can bet Albert that he is being raised much different ly than his Daddy was raised. I mean by that that he is given every advant age and every encouragement and every privilege consistent with his age. Take it from me Albert, he is a wise little duffer too and doesn’t take a back seat for any of them and he is the idol of his mother’s heart. An old pair of his cast off overalls are as the finest of silk raiment to her. Isn’t it wonderful how mothers develop such child love ? We lived in Chicago for quite a time prior to coming to St. Louis will eventually return there as we all like that town immensely. Mother thought that the city of Chicago was the most wonderful place she has ever seen and she liked the hustle and bustle and noise which always puzzled us. She never knew what part of town she was in when we were out driving but it didn’t make any differ ence to her, she liked it anyway. Mayme and I were discussing last evening the thought of running up to old Grand Rapids this summer for a bit of a look around and we may pos sibly do so. We l ! Albert, I shall be pleased to receive a line from you telling me all I about yourself and family and also outlining the political situation there as it embraces your chances for land ing the postmastership. You had better address me as given below, which is our residence address, so I will not miss getting it. In the mean ! time our very best regards to you and ' yours. Sincerely your friend, R. W. Lyon, j 5947 Kingsbury Blvd. cointycoUrt PROCEEDINGS i • i The following matters were heard and disposed of in the County Court on Tuesday April sth—Judge W. J. Conway, presiding. In Re Estate of William Hagernau. Hearing on Final Account, J. F. Seidl, Executor sworn and examined. Voucher filed, j Judgment allowing final account and assigning estate signed and filed. In Re Estate of Fred Soderland, Deceased. Warrant of appraisers returned and filed. i General Inventory Filed. Judgment on claims signed and fil | ed. Petition and account on final settle ment filed. Notice to final settlement signed, filed and issued. In Re Will of Leopold Taufner, De ceased, Written instrument purporting to be will of deceased filed. Petition for proof of will filed. Order for hearing and notice on said petition and notice to creators ! signed, filed and issued. In Re Estate of John Edwards Duval, Deceased. Proof of publication of notice of final settlement filed. Frank W. Calkins present in court and sworn and examined. Guardian ad Litem appears on be half of minors interested. Judgment allowing final account and assigning estate signed and filed. In Re Estate of Ellen Amanda Duval, Deceased. Proof of Publication of notice of dnal settlement filed. Frank W. Calkins present in court and sworn and examined. Guardian ad Litem appears on be half of minors interested. Judgment allowing final account and assigning estate signed, and filed. In Re Estate of Moses Blain, De ceased. Hearing on application for letters of administration. John Roberts appears on behalf of Emma Provost and others, the peti tioners. Artimese Blain and Mary Blain present in court. Guardian ad Litem appointed for minors interested. On application of said parties so appearing and for good cause shown this hearing is hereby adjourned for one week, to-wit: On April 12th at two o’clock p. m. In Re Will of A. M. Gordon. Hearing on proof of will. Proof of publication of notice of application for proof of will, filed. Dorothy Willis, sworn and examin ed. Will admitted to probate. C. D. Searls appointed executor, Christian Science Church Sunday Service—lo:4s A. M. W ednesday evening, Testimonial meeting 7:45 o’clock. Lesson Subjest—Are Sin, Disease and Death Real ?