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WATERTOWN, WIS.. NOV. 23. 18S7. HOME MATTERS. —Tricots are selling fast at Trachte & Trayser’s. —New neckties for holiday trade at SCHIFFLER & QUENTMEYER’S. Pensions granted November 18 to Mrs. O. Walverson, Portland, and Geo. Stem pel, Oconomowoc. —Silk umbrellas with gold handles for holiday trade just in at SCHIFFLER & QUENTMEYER’S, —Latest novelties in muffs and boas in different style of fur at Grube and Ach tenhageu’s. —The customary services for Thanks giving Day will be held to-morrow morn ing at St. Paul’s Episcopal church at 10 o’clock. i —Sunday evening A. E. Seymour, of New York, district lecturer, addressed a .large temperance meeting in the Congre gational church. —There ts a great rush at Trachte & Trayser’s for the underwear that isselling so cheap. Every 'ody can be suited, both in quality and price. —R. Brennecke has purcha>ed from Theo. Prentiss, the building he occupies as a drug store on Main street, between Third and Fourth streets. Price $5,000. —Don’t forget *here to go for an elegantly fiuished Chamber suit in An tique Oak, Waluut, Ash, Maple, Mahog any or Birch. E. W. Schultz. —Our Dodge county readers will be interested in the review of the late pro ceedings of the county board from The Republican Juneau correspondent this week. —A 5 ounce all wool shirting flannel at Grube& Acluenhagen’s tor 25 cents per | yard, tormer price 35 cents. —Lena May, youngest daughter of Gus May, died last nigh; of brain fever, aged 2 years ano 9 months. Funeral to-mor row afternoon at 2 o clock from the resi dence of C. May, Sixth ward. —Thegrancl ball to be given to-morrow (Thanksgiving) evening, at the armory, by the Watertown Rifles, will be a fine affair, judging from the arrangements made for the event. The music is fur nished by the full Second Regiment baud, —True happiness attained by buying your boots, shoes, rubbers and overshoes from Jake Koerner, who has well earned the title of the “Reliable Shoemaker.” Reliable goods at prices that you can rely upon being low, is Jake’s motto. Call an J see him. —The following are among the jurors drawn to serve for the December term of the Dodge county court: Emmet —Eugeue O'Couuor, David Fla vin, August Kupfer. Hustisford William Jecke, John Jossi. Shields —John Solon, Henry Bergiu, Herman Luther. Resolution adopted by the Seventh District lodge of Good Templars, at their session held in this city last week: “That the thanks of this lodge are due to the members of Watertown lodge, No. 314, and their friends, for the kind and hos pitable manner in which they have en tertained those who were in attendance from sister lodges.” —At the present session of the board of supervisors three trustees of the insane asylum will be elected. Such trustees shall appoint the superintendent of the insane and visiting physician, and shall audit all hills against the asylum. The trustees will have the same pay as mem bers of the county board. This law was passed at the last session of the legisla ture. — Banner. —“Johann Most has been released from custody under $1,500 bail. Bail was fur nished by a woman named Ida Hoffman, who took pains to explain that she was an anarchist.” Mr. Editor: —I clip the above from The Chicago Times, and if the principle of equal division of property, among peo ple of this belief is true, I think Johann bad Most too much, I don’t thing my share would be more than two cents and if Ida will send it to me I will return her a receipt in full. Carl Adrian, P. JS. —No feathers in this. —Silk handkerchief for the holiday trade at Schifflek & Quentmeyer’s. —Senator J. F. Ware and Hon. T. F. Solon will open a law and real estate of fice in the Palmer block, corner of Tower avenue and Seventh street, where they will do a general business in real estate, examine abstracts, negotiate loans, etc. Mr. Solon will still continue his commis business at the old stand on Banks avenue. — West Superior Wave, We would add to the above that we only know Senator Ware as a first-class legislator, but our acquaintance with Tom Solon, the Shields law-giver, extends farther than just what we know of him as a good member of the assembly. In these parts Mr. Solon passes for an enter prising, active and thoroughly reliable man, who conducts business in a fair and square manner on and let live principle. He has the best wishes of numerous friends hereabouts for success and prosperity in the new business rela tions he has formed. This firm will, we 're assured, wear well while there is a llole on its foot. —Pension granted November 19th to Geo. Coppens, Fort Atkinson. —The Knights of Pythias have rented Cambria hall for their lodge room. Fine silk suspenders for holiday trade at SCHIFFLER & QUENTMEYER’S A reissue of the pension to John Neugebauer. of this city, was made at Washington, November 21. —H. C. Mayer fell through the trap door of the cellar in his store last Satur day night, and was severely bruised about his head and body. —Just received, a car-load of parlor suits and easy chairs. Call and see them before purchasing elsewhere. E. W. Schultz. —Friday of this week Judge Colonius will render hisdecision in tbecaae brought before him in relation to the trouble in school district No. 7, in the town of Wa tertown, over the purchase of seats and the proposed removal of the school clerk. —Last Friday morning Leo Kordenat, son of our former fellow-citizen Dr. F. W. Kordenat, of Mayville, committed suicide at Ashland, by taking morphine. He was found dead in his bed at the drug store of J. 0. Walker, where he was em ployed. —Uuion Thanksgiving service will be held in the M. E church to-morrow fore noon at half-past ten o’clock. The ser mon will be preached by the Rev. Jas. M. Campbell, of the Congregational church. Subject: ‘‘Thanksgiving for the Blessing of Freedom.” —The Milwaukee wheat market yes terday wi s less firm, closing at 74)£c for No. 2 sowing, 74?gC December and May. Flour was steady, but quiet. Ba ley closed at rye at 55c, corn at 45c and oats at Hogs were higher, ranging at email@example.com. —Yesterday the Anchor Hook and Ladder company received their new truck,which is a handsome specimen of fire apparatus, and in the bandsof the Anchor boys will no doubt, when required, do good service. It was manufactured by Preston & Cos., Chicago. —At Stevens Point Sunday forenoon last the home of Reynolds Lee, father ft our townsman W. J. Lee, was destroyed by fire during the absence of the family. The loss was total, not a vestige of any thing being saved and unfortunately there was no insurance. —A tea party for the benefit of the M. E. church will be given at the residence of Mrs. E. W. Schultz, ou Western ave nue, First ward, Tuesday evening next, November 29. A literary programme will be rendered during the evening Tickets 25 cents. AH are invited. —Monday morning Hon. L. B Caswell met with what might have proved a very serious mishap, at his resideuce in Fort Atkinson, by washing his face in carbolic acid instead of bay rum. The accident happened through the bottle of carbolic acid being placed on a bureau near the bay rum bottle and Mr. Caswell mistak ing the one for the other. Mr. Caswell’s face, though badly burned, it is thought will not be marked, sweet oil having been at once applied very freely. —Next Wednesday evening, Nov. 30, a supper and formal opening of their rooms will be given by the B. A. C. To many of our readers the letters S. A. C, will doubtless represent something un known, so that, for the benefit of the un enlightened, we explain. The S. A. C. is a club of young men who have but re cently entered upon club life, and are very ambitious to make a success of their undertaking. Their rooms are located on the second floor of Mrs. M. A. Wright’s store, on Main street, and are three in number, consisting of a reception room, reading room and gymnasium. The object in giving this supper is to obtain funds sufficient to furnish their rooms in proper manner. We trust both their German and American friends will encourage their efforts by being present on the evening of Nov. 30. —Fancy night shirts for the holiday trade at Schiffler & Quentmeyer’s. PERSONAL. Wm, Meyer, of Jefferson, was in the city Monday on business. Louis Riedinger, of Marquette, Michi gan, was a visitor in the city several days last week. / The Misses Lou and Maud Hibbard, of Milwaukee, have been visiting with Mrs. C. A. Judd and daughters a few days. Miss Lena Schuetz, of Milwaukee, was the euest of her sister, Mrs. H. J. Hoff mann, from Saturday until Monday after noon. Lieut. John Taylor and Sergt.-Maj. George Lewis, of St. John’s academy, Delafield, spent Sunday at their homes in this city. Mrs. M. A. Wright is visiting Mr. and Mrs. J. R. Buchanan for a few weeks at Missouri Valley, lowa, accompanied by Miss Amelia Enos, of Waukesha, Mrs. M. J. Pariolet and Mrs. J. Mackay, of Chicago, and ex-district At torney J. E. Malone, of Juneau, were among the attendants at the funeral of E. Sweeney Sunday. The Republican acknowledges a call last Friday from C. B. Adams, connected editorially with The Jefferson Banner. Mr. Adams was a delegate to the Good Templar’s convention held here. H. J. Forsyth, of Milwaukee, a former employe with the J. L. Perry Manufact uring company, was in town last week, engaged in delivering the new city direc tory, being now engaged in the office of the publisher, A. G. Wright. OBITUARY. Hermann Grube, father of H. Grube, of the firm of Grube&Acbtenhageu,died of general debility at the home of bis son, E. Grube, in Emmet, Wednesday, Nov ember 16,1887, aged 80 years. Deceased was a native of Hamburg, Germany. He was one of the earliest residentsof Dodge county, settling on a farm in Emmetsome 46 years ago. Mr. Grube held during bis life (several positions of trust. He was elected town assessor lor fifteen years and in 1876 was chosen member of the assem bly from the Emmet district. He was a widower and leaves three sons and one daughter. His funeral was held Friday afternoon. Andrew Russell, a pioneer resident of the town of Concord died Friday, Nov ember 18, 1887, aged 78 years. Deceased came to Wisconsin in 1843 and purchased the tract of land on which he and his family have ever sinceresided. Deleaves a wife and several children. Mr. Russell and his wife celebrated their golden wed ding four years ago. Wednesday evening, November 16, 1887, John Seery, a resident of the Sev enth ward, departed this life. He leaves a wife, one son and two daughters. His funeral was held Friday morning from St. Bernard’s church. Mrs. H. M. Seefelt, a former resident of this city, died of consumpiion at the home of her daughter in Jefferson Friday, November 18, 1887, aged 63 years. She was a native of Germany. Her remains were interred in Oak Hill cemetery Mon day last. Andrew Loehr, for many years a resi dent of the town of Watertown, died of dropsy in the Second ward Saturday, November 19, 1887, aged 60. His funeral was held Monday and the body deposited in Oak Hill cemetery. Deceased was a German by birth. Joseph Brappitts, a former resident, died Friday, November 18, 1887, of con sumption, at the residence of his brother in-law, W. Kobta, in the Seventh ward. Deceased removed to lowa six years ago and returned here four weeks since. Y. M *C. A. At the business meeting of the Y. M. C. held Monday evening, November 21, at the rooms, the following board of directors and committees were appointed; Board of Directors—Daniel Jones. M. J. Woodard, J. B. Bennett, W. C. Stone, A. J. Whiting; Committee on Organization of a Juvenile Department—Rev. J. M. Campbell, Wm. L. Norris, A. J. Whiting; Committee on Lectures and Entertain ment — Dr. W. F. Whyte, Wm. L. Norris, Rev J. M. Campbell. Steps will betaken to procure a first-class course of lectures for the association the present winter. The names of several prominent lecturers are under consideration to be secured for the course. A Burglary Frustrated. Charles Mucheit is clerk in Gruhe & Achtenhagen’s store and reposes nights on one of the counters. Last Thursday morning about 1 o’clock his slumbers were disturbed by a noise at the back door. Raising up in his bed he aimed his revolver towards the door and fired. There was instantly a scambling as if someone was in a hurry to get out of the back yard, but no trace of the burglar was discovered. The storm door protect ing the permanent door had been forced open and apparently the work of opening the latter was commenced when the shot was fired and the entry into the store so nicely nipped iu the bud. It happened that the firm allowed quite an amount of money to remain in their safe over Wed nesday night, a circumstance undoubted ly known to someone watching, who was familiar with the premises. * Railway Collision. Passenger train Mo. 3, going west on the Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul rail way yesterday morning at 3 o’clock, when passing Ixonia station, coliided with the rear end of the east-bound freight train while the latter was side-tracking, but had not fully cleared the track. The caboose and seven freight cars were cut off and thrown from the track, and the passenger engine left the rails and went down an embankment about twelve feet, landing on its side. The engine was bad ly wrecked and the freight cars demol ished, and their contents of flour, wheat, oats and barley nearly all destroyed. The mail car was also damaged on its side and the platform of the express car torn off. The engineer of the passenger train, J. Ellis, and his fireman, C. Manning, for merlyof this city, remained on the engine until she struck the embankment, when they deliberately vacated the cab, both escaping unhurt with the exception of the latter, who received slight scratches on bis face. That no one on either train was killed or injured seems almost a miracle when the nature of tbe accident is taken into consideration. The road was blocked about five hours by tbe debris of the wreck. —Seal skin caps for holiday trade at SCHIFFLER & QuENTMEYER’S. Death of Edmund Sweeney. Edmund Sweeney, a prominent and well known citizen of Watertown forever 30 years, died suddenly of apoplexy at his home in the Fourth ward, Thursday af ternoon, November 17, 1887. in his 64th year. Deceased was born in the town of Killarney, county Kerry, Ireland, March, 1824. He received what education the primary schools of bis native town afford ed, and at the age of 16 heemigrated to the United States, his family settling in Mas sachusetts. Mr. Sweeney resided in that state six years finding employment in the manufacture of cotton goods, his last work of this nature being done in the town of Thorndike. In 1846 he cameloClyman, Dodge county, with his parents and set tled on.a farm. He held various offices of the town and in 1852 was elected clerk of the board of Dodtre county, a position he held with satisfaction to the people for four years. In 1856 Mr. Sweeney re moved to Watertown, from which time up to the period of his decease he was en gaged in the grocery and dry goods trade and has done a highly successful business his large property leaving his family in independent circumstances. In this city the confidence in Mr. Sweeney’s ability and integrity has been often shown by his election to offices of trust and honor. In 1866 Mr. Sweeney was elected county treasurer on the Republican ticket, filling this important and responsible office two years. He served several terms as mem ber of the board of education with gener al acceptance and was chosen president of that body. Mr. Sweeney frequently represented his ward on the county board of supervisors, in which line of official duty he rendered the city valuable service as a member of*the committee on equali zation. A prominent figure for many years Mr. Sweeney was indeed a marked man in the community and his influence was often feU on variousquestionsinvolv ing the prosperity and welfare of this city. He had been a great reader through life, which coupled with the fact that he possessed a remarkably fine memory ren dered him one of the best authorities among our citizens upon nearly all subjects, especially historical. A deep thinker and a strong reasoner, Mr. Sweeney was also formidable in discus sion or debate. But after all he was hu man, and his life was marked with some of the faults and foiblesof our natureand yet who can say that his erriugs were greater or more than the average of men. He was strong in his friendships, urbane in manner, and sociable, entertaining and hospitable to those with whom he came in contact. The grave has indeed closed in upon an able man, a safe counselor and a warm friend ;one who will be greatly missed in the community in which be moved for so many years. May he rest in peace is the fervent prayer of his wide circle of friends. Mr. Sweeney was mar ried in 1856 to Miss Margaret Farmer,of this city, who, with one daughtei, Miss Lizzie, survives him. The funeral held from St. Bernard’s Catholic church, Sunday afternoon at 3 o’clock, was largely attended. Rev. Father Condon was assisted in the services for the dead by Rev. Father Horinett, of St. Malachi’s church, Chicago, who de livered an eloquent and deserving tribute to the memory of his deceased friend. The remains find a last resting place in St. Ber nard’s cemetery by the side of his daugh ter, Maggie. Good Templar’s Convention. A session of the Good Templar lodges of the Seventh district, comprising the counties of Jefferson, Milwaukee, Wau kesha, Washington and Ozaukee con vened Friday with Watertown lodge and adjourned Saturday afternoon. Thirty one of the thirty-six lodges within the jurisdiction, were represented with over 100 delegates present. The reports from the district showed an increase of four lodges and 150 members during the pre vious six months. A membership of 1,500 was reported and arrangements ef fected for a series of meetings throughout the district. The next session was ap pointed to be held atGenesee, Waukesha county, in February. Friday evening a public temperance meeting connected with the session took place in the Congre gational church. Addresses were made by Chief Templar Cbafin, Rev. M. Evans, Bay View; Dr. Geo. Fallows, of Wauke sha, and E. M. Stanton, of Oraro, district lecturer. The New Directory. The third issue of the Watertown city directory, published by A. G. Wrighf, Milwaukee, was delivered to subscribers last week. It is well bound, finely print ed and compiled with great care, reflecting credit on the publisher. In the intro ductory the publisher says that the can vass made for the work has developed the fact that there has been a marked increase in the population of the city. The issue contains 4,028 against 3,094 in the direc tory of 1886, which at alow computation, figuring on the basis of the last census, would represent a population of over 11,000. APPLES * APPLES! “Fancy New York Greenings,” $2.76 per barrel. These apples were picked later than any in the city, which makes them the best keepers. They are worm less and fine quality. 6 G. A. Stallmann. When you want a Suit of Clothes made to order, don’t fail to look over SOHIFFLER & QUENTMEYER’S line of latest styles of FALL & WINTER WOOLENS! They are the Fashionable Custom Tailors, and guarantee a fit. SC-tiIFFLER & QUENT MEYER, Corner Main and Third Streets- Cl OAK8 1 cloaksi CI.QAKB LADIES’ CLOAKS!^ CLOAKS CHILDREN’S CLOAKS! §CO M PETITION Emil Seibel & Cos., 1 MAIN ST., bet. 3rd & Jth, (Red Brkk Front) WATERTOWN, - WISCONSIN BARGAINS! BARGAINS! Clark & Carroll, wishing to close out business offer their entire stock oi miscel laneous books at a great SACRIFICE. Call and ex amine our Stock before pur chashing elsewhere. CLARK & C ARROLL, 2 doors east of P. O. The County Board. The Jefferson county board elected John Whittet,of Sumner, chairman with out opposition. Thisisa fine compliment, worthily bestowed, paid to an old and popular member of the board, and a most graceful act on the part of the Democrat ic majority in sinking party ties in the choice of a chairman. Mr. W hittet has appointed the following committees; On Equalization—J. Williams, Fred Huebner, C, P. Goodrich, Frank Sloan, J. A. McArthur, David Gardner, Charles Copeland. On Sheriff’s and Justices’ Accounts— W. W. Woodman, W. D. Stiles, E. Rankin. On Miscellaneous Accounts —J. H. Harger, George Billett, S. A, Bridges. To Settle with County Officers—J. H. Myers, John Davis, Charles Illing. On County Buildings—John Reinel, Jr., William Zeibell, Herman Graewe. On Highways—Geo. Kern, M. Probst, Joshua Thayer. On Cancellation of County Orders— Charles Burnham, Charles Oestreich, Fred Schmutzler. To Settle with Superintendents of Poor —F.C. Lehman, M. Norton, D.G.Snover. On Ways and Means—C. F. Green wood, Fred Schmutzler, Chas. Oestreich. Passes. The railroads all over the country are getting printed their annual passes for 1888. As to whether any changes will be made by the railroads in their manner of dealing with the question of passes the coming year, all the managers agree that matters will continue the same, since the roads have had no discretion in the mat ter from the time the inter-state commerce law went into effect. No passes will be issued except exchange and employes’ passes, and the number of deadheads is materially reduced—a condition of things that makes the railroads feel happy. - • 4B —Don’t forget that Schiffler & Quent meyer carry the largest and best line for the holiday trade in mufflers, neckties, silk suspenders, fur caps, silk umbrellas, silt handkerchiefs, night shirts, etc., etc. Look over their assortment for useful presents. Schiffler & Quentmeyer. —Great reduction on newmarkets,plush cloaks and misses’ and children's gar ments at Trachte A Trayser's. WALL PAPER Latest styles and lowest prices. Fine, hand-painted Window Shades, Plain Oil Shade Cloth, Scotch and American Hollands . SPRING- BALANCE, Shad© fitlleri, . The best in the Ma.ket. Pure Painting Material of all kinds for House, Carriage and Wail Painting. Pure Linseed Oil, Machine Oils, Glass Putty, Axle Grease, Fine Carriage Varnish. Paint y Varnish and Whitewash 3RD SUES. MIXED PAINTS, prepared by ourselves ready for use from pure material. Fine Chromos, Oil Paintings, and Steel Engravings. Picture Frames of all kinds at the lowest price. House and Sign Painting, Paper Ranging & Decorating Done in the best manner. Stsftw & Mmsp&y. AUCTION, I will sell at publicaution to the high est bidder,on Monday, the 28th inst., the house and two lota on Eighth street, in the First ward, formerly owned by Gott lieb Bauman, and now owned by the es tate of Hamlin & Ford. Sale to com mence on the premises at 2 o’clock in the afternoon, when terms of sale will be made known. John Reichardt, Auctioneer. CARD OF THANKS. The sons and daughter of the late Her mann Grube, Sr., take this opportunity of returning their heartfelt thanks to numerous friends for many acts of kind ness extended and sympathy expressed during theii recent bereavement by the deathfof their father. Watertown, November 21.