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VOLUME 14. NUMBER 44.
REXALL Cherry Cough Drops. Call in and'Sample Them at . City *Druff Sto re . Q. W. FROST, Proprietor " er * THE # p A ARCADE RESTAURANT Is again being conducted under the direct management of 0 * ED. WILLIAMS, PROPRIETOR. 0 0 And will give every effort to be clean and up-to-date, serving only The Best of Good Things to Eat. Meals and ' Lunches at all Hours. We will endeavor to satisfy all the wants of the inner man, and conduct everything on a basis of a ► N A First Class Restaurant. A HONEST VALUES IN GROCERIES. Washbdrn Qo-Operative Store, CHAS. PETERSON, Manager. Three Things to Consider In Buying a Stove or Range. Quality Economy, Price. First—A range or stove that is —foa not made of the very best mater- w ial w ik soon crack —it no longer Sipiiiiiipiiiiiiiirf cooks well your money was : ' wasted and you are dissatisfied. fj Second—A range or stove that is M la\ built so that the heat escapes | illl consumes twice as much fuel as fuel bill is too heavy and you are |pjif if Third—Don’t yield to common fallacy that the article sold for fewest dollars is the cheapest— if i- • king i.i s ,’i. built fot a long life it isa’i cheap at any price—its not wiat y u pay for the th'ng that counts, its what you get for the money. Fourth —The celebrated UNIVERSAL Stoves and Ranges are es pecially strong on all these points—in fact on all points pertaining to s*ove perfection—made of the best material, don’t crack, will cut your fuel bill in half, consequently the most economical. They are worth every dollar you pay for them. It’s quality that’s considered, net cheapness. WASHBURN HARDWARE COMPANY. Is what you will receive when trading at our store. It is the secret of our success in busi ness. Another thing you will find us right in is prices. Give your next order to us and we guarantee to satisfy you. WASHBURN, WISCONSIN, THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 1 , 1006. ANOTHER EXAM. # Civil Service Commission to Hold Another Test. NOT ENOUGH ON ELIGIBLE LIST The Examination Will be Held in Febru ary or March.—Those Who Wish to Take Examination Should Apply at Once. The State Civil Service Com mission will hold a general com petitive examination at some time during the latter part of February or early in March for the following positions: 1 Deputy oil inspectors. Oil inspectors are to be chosen from the district in which they re side. It is desirable, therefore, to procure a good eligible list for each locality. Compensation depends upon the amount of work to be performed and comes in the form of a percentage of the receipts from such inspec tion. Open to men only. 2. Policemen and watchmen in the capitol and other state build ings and grounds. Salaries range from S4OO to S9OO. Open to men only. 3. Janitors in the capitol, uni versity and normal school build ings. Salaries range from S4OO to SBOO. 4. Library clerk in the office of the state superintendent of pub lic instruction. Salary SI4OO. Open to men and women. 5. Food inspectors employed by the State Dairy and Food commissioner. Salary SI2OO, and travelling expenses. Open to men only. 6. Stenographers. The ex amination for stenographers will be held at a few centers selected with reference to the convenience of the majority of those who ap ply. Position of stenographers for the legislature is open to men, all other stenographic positions are open to men and women. Salaries range from S3OO to SIOOO 7. Inspectors of bakeries in the department of the Bureau of Labor and Statistics. Open to men only. Compensation SIOOO. 8. Superintendent of buildings at the university. One position open to men only. This is anew There Is no Rochelle Salts, Alum, Lime or Ammonia in food made with Calumet Baking Powder —NOTIN THE BAKING POWDER TRUST — It makes pure food. We are ready to CONTRACT in large or small lots for CEDAR SHINGLE TIMBER, Posts and Poles. JAGOBS-McDONNELL CO., Washburn, Wis. GIVES FIFTY THOUSAND DOLLARS. Colonel Issac H. Wing, of Bayfield, Gives This Amount. TO THE BOWDOiN COLLEGE, MAINE. Colonel Wing Shows His Interest in the Col lege From Which He Graduated. i Col. Isaac H. Wing of Bayfield has given $50,000.00 to endow a chair of mathematics at Bowdoin Collegs. located at Brunswick, Maine. He has turned over 5 per cent bonds for this amount to Presidence Hyde. Col. Wing was graduated from this institution with the class of 1855. The college although small has the reputa tion of graduating some of the greatest statermen in America. Col. Wing formerly lived at Augusta, Me., from there he moved toHudson Wisconsin, where he became interested in timber and timber lands. He later moved to Barfield where he was receiv er of the Uuited States land office. No man in Wisconsin is better known in business and politics if? * -4 / ■ •• 'U; iwBHHK’- *• •: : •Cjjffe--' .44 ' Yk ' *nr r i Col. ISAAC H. WING. Who has given $50,000.00 to endow a chair of Mathematics at Bowdoin Coliege, Brunswick Maine. than Col. Wing. He has been a member of the Republican State Central committee, and has always been influential in the councils ot the party. He is well known here, not oily for his activity in politics but for his many charitable acts. He has made gifts to almost every church in this city. He gave §2,000 to the the High school, the interest from which is given each year to the pupil who graduate with the highest standing. Besides this he makes many gifts each year which is never brought to the notice of the public. During the last few years the Colonel has spent his winters at Washington, D. C., returning to Bayfield in early summer. position which must he filled, as the result of the forthcoming ex amination. The superintendent of buildings should he a mar, of experience, possessing the energy and force sufficient to keep janitors and char-women it their work, should know when buildings are clean, should have judgment as to the employment of assistance and courage to dis miss any inefficient employees. Compensation from $75 to §IOO a month. 9. Attendants in the hospitals for the insane and feeble minded. Salaries range from sls to S3O a month with maintenance. Faith ful employees in these positions are eligible to promotion to the position of supervisor or assist ant supervisor of attendants. Open to both men and women. 10. Deputy game wardens. An examination for this position was held on January 6th, but in many counties an insufficient number of applicants was re ceived. Eligible lists are already established for certain counties and examination will not be given in those counties. Per sons standing on the eligible list in a given district are at the request of the appointing officer given preference in appointment for the district in question. Address the Secretary of the State Civil Service Commission, Madison, Wisconsin, stating what position you wish to apply for and requesting a competitive application blank, or apply to your local examiner for appli cation blank. Make application early and keep the Commission informed of your post office ad dress. Beginning Early. Although the season for sell ing farm lands is yet somewhat early the Loveland company of this city have been doing consi derable busiuess during the past week and have succeeded in con vicing a number of people that this section of the country is bound to become winner within a very short time. J. P. Lind sey and wife and Mr. Cross, of Sionx City, lowa, were here last Saturday looking over some of the lands of the company and both parties bought tracts and will build on their places in the spring. Mr. Lind ey and vife will remain in this city until the weather is suitable to begin building. A large number of others are looking this way and the Loveland people expect to sell more lands this year than in any previous year. Boost for Washburn. $2.00 PER YEAR. RURAL DELIVERY Will Be Put in Operation March loth. CARRIERS EXAM I NATION FEB. 24 No -Decision as to Whether Washington Avenue Settlement Will be Included Subject of Special Investe gation. The Post office department at Washington, in a letter dated January 26th. to Postmaster Jones of the Washburn office, has ordered that Route No. 1 to be established from this office, will be commenced March 15tb, 1906, The route as it will be established will be twenty-two and one-eighth miles long. The area of territory covered by the route is about twenty square miles. There are ninety-two houses along the route and a population of 460 persons will be served. The carrier will leave from the office in this city at 8:15 a. m. every day in the year except Sundays and holidays, return ing not later than two o’clock in the afternoon. For this the carrier will receive as compen sation $684 per year, this to in clude horse hire, etc. Postmaster Jones has taken up the matter of adding the Wash ington avenue settlement to the route with the department, the road in that territory being reported to be in good condition for travel, and in reply to the request the Fourth .Assistant Postmaster Gene ai P said; “You are advised that your let ter has been made the basis of a special inspection of the route and the matter will receive at tention at an early date.” This would seem to indicate that the inspection would be made in sufficient time so that that territory will go on March 15th or very soon thereafter. A rural letter carrier examin ation under the direction of the United States Civil Service Com mission has been ordered to be held in the county Feb. 24th and the necessary application blanks are now at the Washburn post office. Persons desiring to take the examination should at once file their application as it must be in Washington, D. C. by Feb. 14th where it will be passed upon by the commission before the party can take the subse quent examination which will likely be held at the office in this city. # Remember the concert by local talent to be given this week, Friday night, at the church. Admission price 25 cents, Children 10 cents. Vocal and instrumental work and singing by a trained chorus. It will be good so don’t stay away. Here is the program, look it over and see what is in store for you. 1 — Piano Solo Valse Chopin. Mrs. Lamoreaux* 2 Song As the Dawn Cantor. Mr. Moore. 3 Recitation King and Ace Miss Bowen. 4 Song Selected, Miss Evans. 5 Recitation Selected. Mrs. Alvord. 6 Song Buck. Shafer. INTERMISSION, 7 Cornet Solo Holy City. Mr. Bean. 8— -Song For all Eternity Mascheroni Miss Clark, 6 —Recitation The two Pict ures Miss Bowen 10 — Piano Solo In Springtime de Cinna Miss Short. 11— Song The Skipper W. H. Fiske Mr. Weiss. 12 — Ladies Quartette Keny Dance Malloy, Misses Clark and Short, Mesdame Moore and Shafer,