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TO DOOST ROND SALE WEDNESDAY EVENING Biig Meeting Arranged By Citizens of German Extraction In the High School Gymnasium On April 17. The Rev. Benjamin Schlueter of Markesan, a product of Watertown, will be the principal speaker at a pa triotic meeting to be held in the high school gymnasium on next Wednes day evening, April 17, at 8 o’clock. The Rev. Schlueter will speak in Ger man, and while all citizens are wel come, the meeting was arranged pri marily for those of German extract ion who cannot understand the Eng lish language as well as the German. The meeting is arranged to boost the sale of Liberty bonds and is the out growth of a meeting held last week in the office of the William Gorder com pany in Main street, which was at tended by representative citizens. The Northwestern college band will play before the meeting and a local quartette will render several patriotic songs when the people have assembled in the hall. Prof. William Huth of Northwestern college, who has a son in the service, will preside at the meeting and de liver the introductory address. The following citizens will have seats on the speaker’s platform: F. Siegler. Prof. H. A. Frank. Dr. F. Schlueter. John Schempf. William F. Arndt. William Kehr. Charles Piper. Otto Winkenwerder. William Gorder, Sr. Carl F. Nowack. William Gorder, Jr. George Scheele. Fred A. Hoffmann. Max Biefeld. Arthur Krause. Carl Block. W. G. Pritzlaff. William Schumann. William Fleuter. F. A. Kuhlmann. S. Molzahn. R. A. Guenther. Otto R. Krueger. More Town Meetings. A well attended meeting for the Liberty Loan drive for the town of Watertown w r as held in the city hall on Saturday evening, presided over by H. Wertheimer. Attorney E. F. Wieman delivered the message and impressed upon his hearers the ne cessity of upholding the loan. For the coming week meetings will be held in the town of Watertown as follows: District No. 2, Tuesday ev ening; Districts No. 4 and 6. Wednes day evening; District No. 8, Thursday evening. District No. 12, Friday even ing. Rally At Richwood. A patriotic rally is being arranged at Richwood for next Thursday even ing in Cleveland hall to help along the Liberty Loan drive. Attorney Arthur Lueck of Beaver Dam will be the speaker. j THE WEATHER! For Wisconsin —Increasing cloudi ness with probably showers late to night or Tuesday; warmer tonight in central portion; moderate to fresh winds. Coldest during last night 34; warmest today 70. BIG DRIVE STARTED. Women Hare Active Part In Third Liberty Loan. The big drive for the Third Liberty Loan is now r in full swing, and the women workers in the various wards have the lion’s share of the work al loted to them. That they will make a good showing is a foregone conclus ion. The various women ward chair men and lieutenants are under the direction of Miss Abbie Norton, who has been indefatigable in her efforts to further the work. Ooonomowoc Man Killed. Relatives at Oconomowoc have re ceived a message from the war de partment announcing the death in a seaplane accident overseas of Ensign Lloyd Perry, aged 23, aviator. He was marri.gJ to Goldie Morris of that city a short while ago. That will mean much to you, UMrs. Housewife. Just think I—a Voss Swinging- Wringer Washer with Plunging Vacuum Dasher does every bit of the washing and wringing. A Voss Washer will save you hours of time and hard work, washing your clothes I better, and with less wear and I tear. I K;:.„ 33,50-58,00 Washers 65.00-98.00 I | I). & F. KUSEL CO. | ARDEN SIPP TRANSFERRED TO DUTIES AT WASHINGTON Arden Sipp spent Sunday at the home of his father in Church street, prior to leaving for Washington, D. C. to take up government duties there. He has been connected with the government in the department of pro duction engineering since January and was stationed at Dayton, Ohio. The department which Mr. Sipp is a member of is a subdivision of the United States signal corps and is di rectly responsible and must supervise and O. K. all electrical appliances and parts used on aeroplanes. All designs must originate in this department. “Ships” as the planes are called, are no longer a mythical thing. They are the eyes of the army and play a far more important part in present day battles than the average individ ual would suppose.” said Mr. Sipp in an interview with a News reporter. Mr. Sipp spoke of the Liberty motor now being produced in large quanti ties. His talk was of a cursory nature, as members of the department at present are not allowed to divulge any information of a leading charac ter. That in the near future a real treatise on this most recent and mod ern ally of the armed forces would appear was his opinion, when asked concerning it. Most people know that this piece of art, for such it is, is be ing produced, but the production is much greater than they imagine. Mr. Sipp left Sunday night for Washington to take up his new r duties. CARPENTERS ARE WANTED IN UNITED STATES NAVY The navy needs carpenters at once. Carpenters of all kinds and those with much or with little experience can en list. Men will be ranked according to their experience. “This is a fine chance for skilled workers to follow their trade and serve their country at the same time,” said Lieut. George M. Weichelt, navy recruiting officer in Wisconsin. “1 advise every carpenter who wants to help Uncle Sam to enlist in the navy now.” Carpenters w r ho are experienced enough to win a first class rate will be paid $52 a month, in addition to free board and room, free medical atten tion and S6O worth of navy clothes. Second class men get $46.50 and third class men s4l. Especially well quali fied men may be rated chief carpen ters at s6l a month. Young men with only slight experi ence do not need to hestitate to en list, as they will be given every chance to learn more about the trade after they are in the navy. Promotions will go to those who make good. Men of draft age can enlist by se curing a release from their local board. The law provides that regis tered men who apply for enlistment in the navy be released by their local boards. The navy needs carpenters so much that those who enlist now will be sent to the naval training station at once. For further information apply or “write to Navy Recruiting Station, 222 Grand avenue, Milwaukee, Wis. Re cruiting stations also at Madison. Wau sau and Oshkosh. NOTICE TO OWNERS OF DOGS. In the City of Watertown In Both Jef ferson and Dodge Counties. Notice is hereby given to all owners of dogs in all the wards of the city of "Watertown that they shall cause each and all such dogs to be confined at leash, kept in a dog-proof enclosure or muzzled. Muzzling shall be construed to mean the use of any device which shall positively and effectively pre vent a dog from biting or striking any other animal or person with its teeth. Such a muzzle shall be secure ly fastened to the nose and head and shall have at least four straps or wjres running back from a common center in front of the nose, in addi tion to one or more running around the nose connecting the other straps or wires. Any dog found running at large un muzzled shall be impounded or de stroyed. The owner of any dog failing to comply with the provisions of this no tice will, upon conviction thereof, be punished as provided by the ordin ances of this city. This notice is made and published in compliance with and amendatory to a like notice published by the order of the Wisconsin Department of Ag riculture. Dated April 10, 1918. Chas. Pieritz, Chief of Police. STAGE BALL GAME. Fast Pickup Teams Battle Sunday At Riverside Park. Baseball may be on the shelf here insofar as the Central league is con cerned, but things are livening up in the amateur field. A fairly large crowd gathered in Riverside park Sun day afternoon and indulged in a fast scrappy pick-up team battle. Should things be organized a fairly repre sentative league could be organized here and fans would be able to see some good games. Material there was a plenty pres ent and for a disorganized set it was of interest. Baseball is due to arrive into its own so get busy limbering up your wings and start picking your pedal extremities. Northwestern college defeated the University of Wisconsin at Madison Friday 5 to 4. Kehrberg was on the mound for Watertown. Presented With Flag. The Women’s Relief Corps of this city have presented O. D. Pease Post No. 94, G. A. R., with a staff flag for the use of the Post, a gift which is greatly appreciated by the old veter ans. MORE THAN SIOO,OOO ALREADY SUBSCRIBED GOING OVER THE TOP WITH SIOO,OOO SUBSCRIBED Up to noon today subscriptions from ward, corporation and other Liberty Loan workers showed tha* the city had gone over the SIOO,OOO mark and still coming. These amounts were di vided as follows: Corporations, $50.- 000, Milwaukee road employes $5750, Individuals $39,050. In one ward, the Eleventh, a team composed of W. J. Stuebe and Henry Krueger, visited twenty-five homes and secured twenty-six subscriptions. The drive is now on and certainly Watertown will do itself proud when the final figures are compiled. Public ity booths have been established in the stores where information concerning the loan can be secured. The result so far is a fine one and a credit to the town. | At the Theatres | A most unusual and fully entertain ing war picture is presented in “The Gown of Destiny,” starring Alma Reu bens at the Classic Tuesday. The di rector has brought out the author’s theme with subtlety and power, has produced in fact a picture that in its entirety will be heartily welcomed by the more intelligent type of audience. For the manner in which Andre Le riche, French costumer of such small physical proportions that he is un able to fight for his native land in the trenches, serves bis country through another channel, has none of the hurrahs and thrills that deeds of the usual hero might attract. He serves France by designing a gown. “New York Luck” with William Russell will be the screen offering at the Majestic Tuesday. Did you ever aspire to write a scenario or break into the movies? Come and see how easily it can be done as depicted in “New York Luck.” It is the story of a small town man who sought fame and fortune in a large city. There are plenty of thrills and unexepected sur prises, the greatest being how he found his success. See the fight in the eleyator shaft between two men hang ing with one hand to Ihe cut ropes. —o — Douglas Fairbanks, whose latest Artcraft picture, “A Modern Muske teer,” will be shown at the Majestic tonight, is very fond of animals. “Smiles,” the pony who is known to all picture fans, and “Ginger,” an Alaskan malamute dog. accompany him wherever possible. “Ginger” is very intelligent and has been taught a number of tricks, not the least amusing of which is the way he sits up and begs for a pipe after he has been fed. W. S. Hart will be the attraction at the Classic tonight in “The Patriot,” one of Hart’s best productions. Breath ing the ever seductive call of the west with its virile manhood and the great call to the beyond—to fight for his country, his flag and all it stands for is the fundamental appeal of “The Pa triot.” a truly thrilling picture. [the death roll] m T- TT II u —L . *4 Mr. Christian Henning died Satur day morning at his home in route 3, following an illness of three months duration. He was born in Germany February 18, 1838. and came to this country in 1844 and has resided in the vicinity of Watertown ever since. He was preceded in death by his wife four years ago. Ten children survive; Mrs. O. W. Schroeder, Mrs. E. J. Geotsch, Mrs. Guy Burdick, route 3; Mrs. R. H. Romunder, Des Arc; Mrs. A. Gray Kahle, Milwaukee; William Henning, Mitchell, S. D.; A. C. Henning, Chi cago; E. L. Henning, Fort Atkinson, and George Henning and Miss Flor ence Henning, at home. Funeral ser vices will be conducted at the home Tuesday afternoon at 2 o’clock. James Mullen died on Thursday at his residence at 4917 Rosewood aven ue, Los Angeles, Cal. He was born near Watertown, Wis., eighty-one years ago. He was one of the founders of Mullen & Cos, wholesale woolen merchants of Chicago. He retired from business twelve years ago and had since resided in California. He is survived by his widow, Sarah S. Mul len, his son, Frederick J. Mullen of Los Angeles, and his daughters, Mary E. Stewart of Los Angeles, and Flor ence M. Hyde of Evanston. He was an uncle of the late Andrew and Pat trick Mullen of the town of Water town. | MEETINGS j Tonight Painters Union. St. John’s Church Choir. Waterworks Commission. Lincoln Lodge No. 20, K. P. Harmonia Society St. Mark’s Church. Trinity Church Choir. Tuesday. Independent Band. Council Meeting. Mixed Choir St. Mark’s Church. St. Henry’s Mutual Benefit Society. ************ * Subscriptions to the Third Li- * * berty Loan are to be signed for to * * regular ward captains or lieuten- * * ants, and to no one else. The * * Boy Scouts, says Director of Sales * * C. 11. Acker, are not authorized * * to accept such subscriptions. * * The services of the Boy Scouts * * is appreciated in other lines of * * work in helping the drive along, * * but direct solicitation cannot be * * used at the present time. * ************ Not Much of a Hardship. “Fob de life o’ me,” said Uncle Eben, “I can’t see no hardship in food regulations dat puts it up to folks to eat mostly cornbread an’ chicken.” Read the News. YAWKEY-CROWLEY CO. ADD GOAL AND FUEL Hy. F. Boeger, president of the Yawkey Crowley Lumber Company of Watertown, in an interview announces that the firm will engage in the coal and fuel business, having bought out one of the oldest dealers in that line in the city, John W. Burns, and will install modern electrical equipment for loading and unloading coal, and make many improvements and addi tions in the premises, and intend in the near future to have the most mod ern equipment in the city. The firm will be ready to deliver coal as soon as navigation opens on the lakes, and they can make the necessary im provements to handle this product in an economical manner. They should enjoy a large trade as the fourteen years in business here have proven in the lumber business, and Mr. Boeger who has had charge of the affairs during that time will continue to give the same service in the coal business as in the other lines they have handled, and the firm is fi nancially strong so that they should be able to secure a goodly supply of coal. PULL BARBERRY BUSHES SAVE THE WHEAT CROP Pull the dangerous barberry bushes and save the wheat crop, is the ap peal sent out by the agricultural ex tension service of the University of Wisconsin and approved by the State Council of Defense. Have you the European barberry (also called tall or common barberry) on your premises? If so, it is your pa triotic duty to get rid of it at once. Wisconsin grain crops are in danger. The black or stem rust of grains makes its first appearance in the spring on this bush and spreads from it to the wheat, oat, rye and barley fields. In this way widespread epi demics of rust disease have caused enormous losses to the farmers in past years and have greatly reduced the food supply. There are three different varieties of barberry commonly planted in Wis consin which represent two distinct kinds of plant. The common or tall European bar berry of which there are two forms, the one with green leaves and the one with purple leaves. Both of these are dangerous. The low spreading Japanese bar berry, which is harmless. The dangerous kind. The common or tall barberry can always be told by its upright growth. 3 to 10 or more feet high, gray branches and the fact that spines are usually in threes and the red to purplish berries hang in clusters. There is practically no dif ference between the green and pur ple varieties except in color of leaf. Both harbor the rust, therefore are dangerous and should be removed at once. The harmless kind. The Japanese barberry is a low, spreading, much branched shrub, two to four feet high, the brown branches bearing one spine in a place and the rows of bright red berries hanging singly or in twos. This does not bear the rust, therefore is harmless and can be grown safely. ************ * LOAN vs. taxation. * * * * While soliciting for the First * * and .Second Liberty .Loans,, the * * writer occasionally found a man * * who refused for various reasons * * to subscribe, stating that the gov- * * eminent should raise the money * *by taxation. The man evidently * * did not give the subject any seri- * * ous thought. * * On the three loans if the gov- * * eminent resorted to taxation it * * would mean extra taxes to the * * amount of about $9O for every * * man, woman and child in the * * United States. That money would * * be given outright. * * Contrast that method with the * * loan. On the same basis every * * man, woman and child in the * * United States loans $9O to the * * government which will be repaid * * with interest at approximately * * 4H percent. There is a wide dif- * * ference between giving outright * * and loaning on the best security * * in the world. * * Just think it over a moment or * * two and do not advance the taxa- * * tion theory again. Not at least * * until we are compelled to resort * * to it, which there is little danger * * of doing if every one will loan a * * portion of their savings. * ************ ELECT OFFICERS. St, John’s Lutheran Church Names Heads For Coming Year. Officers for the ensuing year were elected Sunday by the congregation of St. John’s Lutheran church as fol lows: Church Elders—Ewald Kaliebe, Al bert Oestreich. School Elder—William Nickels. Trustee —John Block. Herman Tetzlaff and John Knispel are serving unexpired terms. Likes Farm Work. Norman Glatzel, high school stu dent member of the Liberty farmer volunteers, and now working for Al fred Breitkreutz, Waterloo, route 1, was a visitor Sunday at the home of his parents. Alderman and Mrs. Char les Glatzel. He is enthusiastic about the work and intends sticking to it. He left here March 20 with Ray Usher, who is working with him on the same farm and shares his view on the sub ject. Tersely put: “The farm for ours. Glatzel & Usher.” PATRONIZE THE O L Y M P I A CANDY KITCHEN AND ICE CREAM PARLOR Wm. Pappas, Prop. HOME-MADE CANDIES 407 Main St, Watertown Phone 107-WI THOUSANDS OF DOCTORS NEEDED IN THE ARMY About twenty thousand physicians have been commissioned in the Medi cal Reserve Corps. Of these seven teen thousand are in active service. Of the remaining three thousand prob ably only about two thousand will be available for service with the second draft army. There must be six thou sand and more to meet the needs of the immediate future, says a Kansas City paper of a recent date. To help obtain the six thousand Maj. W. H. Luedde, M. R. C., of St. Louis, who is taking a medical census of the state, spent a day with Dr. Geo. C. Mosher, vice chairman of the Jack son county branch of the general med ical board of the Council of National Defense, and with other members of the committee, outlining a plan devis ed for a “moral draft’ 'of all eligible physicians for the army. By the plan, all physicians of mili tary age not disqualified for physical reasons, or by dependency or other satisfactory causes, will fall automat ically into a slacker class, Major Luedde said. “Many physicians of draft age,” he said, “would, as officers, have salaries sufficient to maintain their families while in the service, yet under the draft regulations they are placed in Class IV. The plan we are putting into operation, which nas been ap proved by the defense council, pro vides a volunteer medical service corps, to which all physicians who have legitimate reasons to remain at home will be assigned. Each member will have a badge, and that insignia will indicate its owner is doing his bit. Those who neither enter active service nor the volunteer service corps will be recognized as slackers.” “The urgent medical needs of the new army,” he said, “must be sup plied from the civilian medical popu lation, and futther calls must be made, even upon those localities which have furnished their quota for the first draft army.” (Published at the request of the Jefferson County Council of Defense.) ■ MmaiMMuaia <• , State Highways [ THE ROAD MARKING. Another feature of the operations of the State Trunk Highway Act which the public will quickly notice and ap preciate is the system of road mark ing. It is the opinion of good judges that when Wisconsin’s system is road marked after the plans made we will have the best co-ordinated road mark ing system in any state in the country. Under the plan adopted, each of the state trunk highways will be given numbers by the state highway depart ment. Road markers will be placed on each mile of the trunk highways, and these markers will have the num ber of the road thereon. The official map to be issued by the state will be numbered accordingly. If one wishes to go between any two points, he may look at his road map and find, say, that the road between those two points is numbered 10. All that will be necessary for him to do is to follow the road signs on each mile with the number 10 thereon. In addition, to having the number of the road, each road sign will give the num ber of the mile from terminus. These road signs will be four feet above the ground. They will be painted white. On the top will be a triangle in which will be the inscription “State Trunk Highways,” with the number beneath and underneath the triangle, the num ber of the mile. In addition to these mile posts, other signs, as follows, will be placed on the entire system: At every danger point, such as a dangerous crossing or sharp curve or steep hill there will be a danger Sign with a red background with the word “danger” painted on in white. Ap proaching a school or church there will be a red caution sign with the word “slow.” At every county line will be a roadsign, one-half standing in one county and the other half in the other county Each side of the sign will have inscribed thereon the name of the county and the county highway commissioner. Each patrol section will be similarly marked, a sign standing yjereon indicating the patrol section; for instance: Dane County Patrol Section 9, John Smith, patrolman; Dane county, patrol 10, Wm. Jones, patrolman. Finally, at the junction of the main highways, signs will be erected giving the names of the principal cities and villages on the intersecting roads. As has been stated, this will give us a thoroughly road marked wsystem. The marking will not only be an ex cellent guide for tourists, but will en able the state to accurately check the maintenance work, each patrolman having certain fixed patrols between mile posts. The placing of the names of the patrolmen on each patrol and of the county highway commsisioners on the county line is going to act as a stimulus in arousing a friendly ri valry between them. ************ * WAR GARDENS DID IT. * * * * It is no exaggeration to say * * that the war gardens in Europe * * have in the case of Germany, for * * instance, pulled her through two * * summers and that she would * * probably not have been able to * * pull through if it had not been * * for her war gardens. In the larg- * * est cities of Germany, as much as * * 25 or 30 per cent of the food con- * * sumption of those people during * * those months was from fresh vege- * * tables, largely relieving the * * cereal situation.” * ************ Hope's Limitations. Hope is a buoy but like any other buoy it only floats; it can’t be steered anywhere.—-Charles Dickens in “Dom bey and Son.” News want ads are small, but the cost is smaller, and wise investors use them for best results. r-MAJESTIC-1 THE QUALITY HOME wKSt PHOTO OF 'JMM FLAYS Program Begins Tuesday, April 16th Tues.—WILLIAM RUSSEL in “New York Luck” Wed.—BESSIE LOVE in “The Great Adventure’’ Mat. 2:30 Thurs. and Fri.—JACK PICK FORD in “The Spirit of T 7” Fri.—FATTY ARBUCKLE in “The Bell Boy’’ Sat. -FRANCIS X. BUSHMAN and BEVERLY BAYNE in “Red White and Blue Blood” Matinee 2:30 Sun. and Mon.-WM.S HART in “Wolves of the Rail” CLASSIC !IgjHk ■~ w l in ‘‘Gown of Destiny ,, Alma Rubens in Scene from Triangle- Play, “The Gown A Saturday Evening Post Story Of Destinv," WEDNESDAY MATINEE 2:30. Don’t Miss Seeing J. WARREN KER RIGAN PA R p — R ~ “A Turn of The Card” 106 Main St. Phone 294-W t Schlueter & Heil PRACTICAL PLUMBERS First Class Workmanship Guaranteed PLUMBING SEWERING Given all Orders. Centrally Located \f V Agents for Chambers Fireless Gas Range ****** ***** * PLAN A FULL CELLAR. * * * * Your family can also serve the * * nation by growing much of the * * food it will need next fall and * * winter. * * Remember it requires more * * than talk and a few five-eent * * packages of garden seeds to make * * a profitable backyard garden. * * And don’t forget that the hoe in * * the backyard is mighty good * * backing for the flag on the front * * porch. * ****** ***** Evergreen Dress for Statuettes. Chinese gardeners sometimes plant statuettes of tiny men firmly in pots, just like real plants, and then train live evergreens to grow’ up over these stat uettes. The vines thus form a kind of robe for the statuette men, their white faces and hands protruding Trom the green leaves. Whelan Bros, nursery offers a fine line of apple trees for spring planting. Also fruit, shade and ornamental trees, small fruits, shrubs, evergreens and the like. 1430 Oconomowoc avenue, Watertown. Phone 231-W. 3tf Before or After the Fact? There must be a mob of unprincipled persons in the motorcar game, else how explain all the accessories? — Philadelphia Public Ledger. Legal Notice First pub. Monday, April I—3t1 —3t STATE OF WISCONSIN, COUNTY Court, Jefferson Count}’ —In Probate, In the matter of the estate of Wheelock P. Bingham, late of the city of Watertown in said county, deceased. Notice is hereby given that at a term of the county court, to be held in and for said county, at the city hall in the city of Watertown, in said county, on the Ist day of May, A. D. 1918, at the opening of court on that day or as soon thereafter as the same can be heard, the following mat ters will be heard and considered; The application of Pearl Bingham for administration upon the estate of Wheelock P. Bingham, deceased, and for the issuance of letters of adminis tration to herself or some other suit able person. Dated this Ist day of April, A. D. 1918. By the Court: R. B. Kirkland, County Judge. Otto Kuenzli, Watertown, Wis., Attor ney for Petitioner.