WEATHER FORECAST FOR MONTH OF AUGUST
A regular storm period is in progress
at the close of July, Summer storms to
eastern parts of the country will prevail
during the first two or three days in
A reactionary storm period has its
center on the sth and 6th. Look for
marked increase of tempefature, falling
barometer and moderate to light misty
rains, but not sufficient for crops in the
middle and eastern sections.
A regular storm period extends from
the 6th to the 14th. This period will
bring threatening clouds and probably
yiolent winds followed with relief from
great warmth. The 9th is the center of
a marked seismic period, extending four
days before and after that date and about
the 13th an electricaljaud seismic dis
turbance of much force.'
A reactionary storm period is central
on the 17th and 18th, calling for renewed
summer heat, a show of rain and light
showers in scattered sections which will
The New Lisbon Times-Argus this
week contains a notice of the mar
riage of two popular Watertown peo
ple whose many friends can now ex
tend congratulations. The item fol
lows: “The home of Mrs. C. F. Cash
was the scene of a pretty wedding
last Monday at high noon, when a
cousin of Mrs. Cash, Miss Mayme
Herzog, was united in marriage to L.
A. Willenbockel, both of Watertown.
Rev. Fr. Pollack officiated, the beau
tiful ring service being used. Miss
Irene Cash played the wedding march.
The home was decorated for the oc
casion with ferns and cut flowers and
presented a very pretty appearance.
After the ceremony, a wedding break
fast was served. The young couple
left the same day for a brief wedding
trip after which they will return to
Watertown, where a fine new home
erected by the groom awaits their ar
rival. The bride has visited New
Lisbon on several occasions and is in
every respect a charming young lady.
Mr. Willenbockel is less known here
but appears to be a man of manly
character. We wish the young people
a bon voyage over life’s matrimonial
News of the Diamond.
Owing to rain all City league
games were postponed Sunday.
The Watertown Bittners received
uii awful trii-Y.nng at the hands of
the Stoughton team yesterday after
noon, the score being 11 to 0. The
Bittners were outclassed from start
to finish. Stoughton has a fast team
composed of all salaried men. Next
punday the Bittners will play the
KisselKars at Hartford.
The crack Pinkerton Tobacco com
pany team easily defeated the strong
Kunert company team at Washington
Park Saturday aftemoon by the score
of 7 to 3. Peterson, who was in the
box for the Kunerts, pitched good
ball, having 7 strikeouts to his credit
but his support was not of the best
at times. Carey done the twirling for
the Pinkerton team and was never in
danger as he had the Iron men eat
ing out of his hand all through the
game. Next Saturday afternoon the
Pinkertons will cross bats with A1
Price’s strong Bee Dee team. George
Richards will be on the mound for
the Bee Dees, while Herman Carey,
the former Milton College star, will
probably be selected to work for the
Pinkertons. The game will be called
at 2:30 p. m.
Heavy Damage Suite.
Frank Hand, by his attorney, F. V.
McManany of Oshkosh, has served
summons in a suit for SSOOO damages
for assault and false imprisonment.
The defendants are the Chicago &
North Western Railroad company,
Joseph Smith, passenger conductor;
Oha(rles Qraphin, Watertown; Kurt
Tolksdorf, Juneau; C. R. Feld, Wa
tertown, Judgment is asked of the
Recently on a passenger train from
the north, Frank Hand and another
man were put off by the conductor
for not paying fare, it is alleged. It
is also alleged that Frank Hand and
his companion, now under arrest in
Juneau, threw stones through the
windows of the coach, one of which
struck a passenger, Charles Graphin.
The train was stopped and pursuit
given the men, Hand being caught
and taken to the car and brought to
Watertown where he was placed un
der arrest on a charge of assault and
battery. He was confined in jail un_
til today when his case came up in
Justice Stacy’s court and he was
fined $5 and costs which he failed to
pay, and was taken to Juneau jail.
The suit for damages was begun in
Winnebago county circuit court and
will be an interesting one, no doubt.
Into the Shadows.
Mrs. August Bubblitz died Satur-
Saturday evening at the home of her
daughter Mrs. H. Wendland, in Mil
waukee, following a brief sickness.
She was a former resident of Water
town, residing here about half a cen
tury, removing to Milwaukee four
years ago. She was bom in Ger
many September 6, 1832 and is sur
vived by six children; Herman Bub
blitz, Watertown; Theodore Bubblitz,
Evanston, 111.; Mrs. H. Wendland,
Mrs. Max Ulmann, Milwaukee; Mrs.
Otto Groth, Cedarburg; Mrs. John
Bittner, Mayville. The body will be
THE WATERTOWN LEADER.
be greatly needed.
A regular storm period covers the 20th
to 25th, central on the 22nd. This will
be a storm period of great destructful
ness in many sections of the country
which is liable to be followed with cool
weather, if not frosts, in the interior
parts of the country northward,
A reactionary storm period will bring
decided storm conditions on the 27th,
28th and 29th. Indications are that the
mouth will go out with a change to fair
and much cooler weather.—Word and
It will be remembered,that in the July
forecasts, excessive warm weather was
predicted, great lack of moisture and
hot winds, which were experienced, veri
fying the predictions and making “Word
and Worrks” a valuable periodical
which should be taken by every person
who would be informed in advance of
the kind of weather to be expected.—
brought to Watertown Tuesday over
the Milwaukee road at 1 p. m. and
will he taken to the home of her son,
Herman Bubblitz, 307 College avenue,
from where the funeral will take
place at 2 o’clock to St. Mark’s Luth
eran church. Mrs. Bubblitz was a
woman greatly beloved and respected
by a large circle of friends in Water
Word has been received here from
Milwaukee of the death at that place
of Mr. William Volkmann, a former
resident here, which occurred Sun
day at the home of his daughter, Mrs.
Emil Wangerin. Mr. Volkmann was
75 years of age and is survived by
his widow and one daughter, Mrs.
Emil Wangerin.* The remains will be
brought to Watertown Wednesday af
ternoon at 1 o’clock over the Mil
waukee road and will be taken to St.
John’s Lutheran church from where
the funeral will be held. The inter
ment will be in Oak Hill cemetery.
Ira J. Humphrey, son of Alderman
John P. Humphrey, who has been
employed by the Wells Farga lExpress
company for sometime past, has been
promoted to the position of cashier
for the company at Madison. This
is a position of trust and responsibil
ity, and Ira’s many Watertown
friends will be pleased to hear of his
Mrs. Eva Visch, a former resident
of this city, answered the final sum
mons at the home of her son, lErnst
Visch, in Milwaukee Monday, ageu
96 years. The remains were brought to
this city last Wednesday morning and
taken to the residence of Mr. and Mrs.
Herman Doering, 1314 Utah street, from
where the funeral was held at 2 o’clock
to St. John’s Lutheran church.
City Assessor Herman E. Krueger
has completed the assessment of the
city for taxes for the year 1911. The
total amount is $5,319,915 or about
$200,000 more than last year. The
board of review will begin its labors
next Monday and after its conclusion
any changes in assessments recom
mended by the board will be made.
Following are the figures by wards.
Ward. Personal. Real Est.
First $503,070 $1,516,450
Second 265,730 916,230
Third 124,990 558,840
Fourth 119,800 327,130
Fifth 36,240 307,505
Sixth 26,865 367,670
Seventh 17,575 231,820
Total $1,094,270 $4,225,645
Bank of Watertown —
First ward $73,545.57
Second ward 37,258.38
Third ward 21,631.15
Merchants National Bank —
First ward $129,731.43
Second ward 30,776.82
Third wad 15,592.23
Fourth ward 27,719.52
Wisconsin National Bank —
First ward $24,970.40
Second ward 4,459.00
Third ward 22,932.00
Fourth ward 11,338.60
Young Girl Injured,
Avery serious accident befell
Alma Plass, aged fifteen years, who
resides with her mother at 607
Ninth street. She and her brother
were in the vicinity of the Rough and
Ready dam fishing and started to
meet their mother who was bringing
them lunch at- 6 o’clock. The girl
while walking on some cobblestones,
slipped and fell on to a sharp stick
which pierced the abdomen, inflicting
a painful and dangerous wound. Her
left lower limb was also injured. Dr.
Nowack attended the patient and she
is doing as well as can be expected.
Old Soldier Tortured.
“For years I suffered unspeakable tor
ture from indigestion, constipation and
liver trouble,” wrote A. K. Smith, a war
veteran at Erie, Pa., “but Dr. King’s
New Life Pills fixed me all right.
They’re simply great.” Try them for
any stomach, liver or kidney trouble.
Only 25c at Gamm Corner Drug Cos.
Smoke “Latest Out,” Sc cigar
SUCCESSOR. TO THE WATERTOWN REPUBLICAN.
OTTO H. NOWACK IS
SUMMONEO BY DEATH
END CAME SUDDENLY HERE
Death of Well Known Undertaker
a Shock to His Many Friends—
Septic Poison Affects Bruise. To
gether With Weak Heart Causes
Death—Funeral Next Monday.
The whole community w r as shocked
yesterday morning upon learning of the
death of Mr. Otto H. Nowack, which
occurred in his residence, 207 North
Sixth street, at 9:30 o’clock this
morning. Death was due to blood poi
soning, but his condition was not
considered alarming even to his fam
ily until this morning. Physicians
were summoned but worked over him
without avail. A short while ago he
accidentally fell while working in
the garden, bruising his arm. Later
the wound became poisoned, but noth
ing serious was anticipated until it
weakened his heart and lungs with
the result that death ensued.
Mr. Nowack was a son of the late
Henry Nowack and was born in Wa
tertown May 24, 1868. After leaving
school he learned the undertaking
business in his father’s establish
ment and was later engaged in busi
ness with him, retiring to form a
partnership with William Kohls, the
firm name being Nowack & Kohls, do
ing a retail furniture business and
funeral directing. This he continued
until his untimely death. He is sur
vived by his widow, nee Kronitz, and
four children, the eldest being 14
years old, and on them falls heavily
the loss of a kind husband and father.
Mr. Nowack was a man well liked in
the community in which he lived all
his life and his sad taking off is
deeply deplored by all, and his fami
ly have the sympathy of our people
in the.ir great bereavement. He was
a good citizen and an honest, upright
man in all his dealings.
Unless other ararngements are
made the funeral will take place on
The Beaver Dam Citizen tells of
the death of Mrs. Michael Lillis, as
follows: “Tuesday afternoon, July
25, 1911, at 2 o’clock occurred the
death of Mrs. Ellen Lillis, at her
home on South Center street at the
citv limits, aged 66 years', 11 months
and 27 days. This venerable lady
had long been a sufferer, and her
death at this time comes as a relief
and takes her to that great home
above. She was born August 22, 1844,
at Oswego, N. Y., her maiden name
being Ellen Meehan, and when 10
years of age moved to Watertown,
Wis., with her parents. On Novem
ber 19, 1868, she was married to
Michael J. Lillis and they have lived
from that time until her death in this
city at their home on South Center
To this union seven children were
born, all of whom are living, four
daughters and three sons —Miss Mar
garet Lillis of this city, Mrs. Matt.
Kennedy of Waukesha, Mrs. Eliza
beth Altenburg of Milwaukee, Mrs.
Frank Kennedy of Fond du Lac, Wil
liam Lillis of Milwaukee, Patrick Lil
lis of Beaver Dam, and Michael Lil
lis of Crystal Falls, Minn. Two broth
ers and one sister also survive, and
nine grandchildren. Mrs. Lillis and
her husband are one of Beaver Dam’s
oldest couples, having lived here for
43 years, and were always respected
and favored by all. A faithful, lov
ing wife and mother has thusly been
called to her great reward.
Another old and respected resi
dent of Watertown has been called to
her reward in the person of Mrs.
Katherine Lahey, widow of the late
James Lahey. Her death occurred in
the family home, 414 Montgomery
street yesterday morning following a long
sickness and was not unexpected.
Mrs. Lahey wsa a resident of Water
town many years and was devoted to
yher home She was born in
County Tipperary, Ireland, in Novem
ber, 1827, and came to Watertown
when a young woman. Six children
survive—Mrs. James Ryan, Mrs.
Edward Stallcup, Mrs. Robert C.
Dagenaip, Chicago; Miss Catherine
Lahey, William Lahey, Watertown;
Michael Lahey, Minneapolis. There
are also ten grandchildren and one
great-grandchild. The funeral will
take place Saturday morning at 9
o’clock to St. Bernard’s Catholic
Braunschweig, Miss Angela
Dean, Miss Caroline (2)
Flesar, Miss Genevieve
Garigan, E. E.
Gilbertson, Miss Mollie
Jenkins, Miss Effie
McFarland, F. W.
Poelfke, Miss Louise
Reassian, Mr. and Mrs. Albert
H. T. Eberle, P. M.
Mrs. H. Grams and children re
turned yesterday from Waupun
where they visited friends for a week
WATERTOWN. JEFFERSON COUNTY. WIS.. July 28. 1911.
A New Lineup.
There will be anew lineup among
the Goslings when they meet the
Burghardts at Washington Park next
Sunday. Abel, who held down third
sack for Watertown in the early part
of the season, has been secured and
will be seen in a Watertown uniform
next Sunday, but what station he will
hold down is not definitely known
now. It is probable that Belsner
may be stationed in right field, but
that is not certain as in the shift
about Schumann must be looked af
ter, One thing is certain, however,
and that is that George Richards will
be given a tryout on the mound. It
will not be a baptism for him as he
has been under fire before, but nev
ertheless, the fans are anxious to see
if he can fill Heimerl’s shoes without
rattling around in them. George has
■the speed and if he has the control
he should be able to give the visitors
a run for their money. Next Sunday
will tell the tale and qu ie a few fans
believe that he will make good, to
which the rest say, amen.
Abel, who was secured at Madison,
will finish the season with Water
♦ * *
The Van Camp baseball team will
play the G. B. Lewis team at the N.
W. C. campus Saturday afternoon.
The battery for the Van Camp will be
Schumann and Erdmann; G. B. Lewis
Cos., Schultz and Berg.
Oddfellows to Picnic,
On August 29 the consolidated pic
nic of the I. O. O. F. will be held at
Waukesha Beach. The picnic includes
lodges from Milwaukee, Waukesha,
Watertown, Oconomovvoc, Hartland,
and Pewaukee. This is the first pic
nic of its kind held and the commit
tee which is headed by F. S. Steward
chairman, and G. Goerke, Waukesha;
William Emerson, Pewaukee; Wil
liam O’Brien, Hartland; H. Werthei
mer, Watertown; William Peffer, Pe
waukee, arranged to have the grand
lodge officers speak on this occasion.
A record crowd is expected and Grand
Secretary Richard Hoe is taking an
active part in making this the great
est gathering of Odd Fellows in this
part of the state. L. IE, Colvin, past
grand master, of Marshfield, and
Clem W. Crumb, deputy grand mas
ter, of Milton, will also speak. A
program of games has also been ar
ranged and an interesting game of
baseball will be played in the after
noon. All necessary arrangements
for entertainment and sports have
been made and this should be the
monster picnic of the season. A
special band concert has been ar
ranged to entertain visitors. A spe
cial committee will confer with the
mayor and business men of Water
town to make this a half holiday for
all, so that the people may enjoy the
splendid program arranged by the
Recalls the Past.
In one of the show windows in the
drug store of E. M .Stapleton, West Main
street, is a petition dated March 15,1858,
asking the common council to extend
Washington street north to Margaret
street. The petition was evidently writ
ten by Carl Schurz, Who was one of the
petitioners. Mr. Schurz had piatted an
addition to the city and the extension
of Washington street was for the con
venience of those who might locate in
that addition. The inhabitants of Wat
ertown at that time did not anticipate
the prominence that Mr. Schurz would
reach in our national history and he
probably did not dream of the honors
which would come to him in his adopted
Sells Dray Business.
Collie Gruel has disposed of his
draying business to Arno Flath of this
city, who is now in possession and
will continue the line as formerly.
Mr. Gruel has not yet made up his
mind as to what he will do, but will
take a well earned vacation for
• The City Boa*d of Health
The attention of the city board of
health is respectfully called to the con
dition of the river within the city
limits. Much complaint is being made
and fear expressed, that in its present
stagnant and filthy condition it may
breed disease in the city.
Homeconrng at Lake Mills
The citizens of Lake Mills will extend
the glad hand of welcome to former
residents of the beautiful village August
16, 17, 18. The visitors will have a
royal good time, for the people of Lake
Mills are hospitable and know how to
Secretary of the Slate Board of Agri
culture. R. W. Rowlands, has moved the
State Fair headquarters from Madison
to the executive building on the State
Fair grounds and his office staff will
follow on Monday. This action of the
Board in locating the Secretary in Mil
waukee during the months of August
and September, is a progressive step in
the management of the fair and exhibit
ors in the machinery, horticulture, cat
tle, horse, poultry and other departments
can secure direct information and select
space any day until the opening of the
Max Ullrich was a Mil waukee visitor
GROCERS OF STATE
TO MEET HERE SOON
GATHER IN CONVENTION IN
THIS CITY NEXT MONTH.
August 21, 22 and 23 the Dates—
Elaborate Program Has Been
Mapped Out and Committees
Named—Meetings Will be Held
in the Masonic Tempie.
The eleventh annual convention of
the Wisconsin Retail Grocers and
General Merchants association will
be held in Watertown on August 21-
22-22. The meetings will be held in
the Masonic temple, and the follow
ing tentative program has been ar
Convention called to order at 10 a.
m. by Mr. Fred Bittner, president of
the Watertown Retail Grocers’ asso
ciation. State President J. B. Hell
weg assumes charge of convention.
Address of welcome by Hon. H. G
Grube, mayor of Watertown. Re
sponse by A. D. Hermes, president of
Racine Retail Grocers’ association, on
behalf of delegates. Response by
Vice President R. J. Rasmussen, on
behalf of officers of state association.
Enrollment of delegates and visitors.
Admission of individual members.
Appointment of the following commit
tees: Credentials, resolutions, rules
and order of business, constitution
and by-laws, ways and means, legisla
tion, auditing. Installation of ques
tion box. Adjournment at 2 p. m.
Monday, 2 p. m.—State president’s
annual report. State secretary’s an
nual report. State treasurer’s annual
report. Reports by local associations.
Reports by individual members where
no associations exist. Address by A.
H. Engelhard of La Crosse; subject.
“Credit Giving from a Retailer’s
View Point.” Adjournment to 9 a.
m. Tuesday, August 22.
Smoker 8 p. m. Monday in Masonic
Temple, given by the Watertown Re
tail Grocers’ association. His honor.
Mayor Grube, ex-Mayor Wertheimer
and City Attorney C. A. Kading, all
of Watertown, and Messrs. G. Hay
den, Ben Zillisch, A. D. Hermes and
other happy wits will be on the pro
Tuesday, August 22, 9 a. m. —Mil-
waukee day. Reports of committees
Address by John W. Lux of St. Paul.
Minn., president of the National Re
tail Grocers’ e.sociation. Address u>
John J. Ryan, secretary of the Minne
sota State association, on “Organiza
tion.” Address by J. C. Doncaster,
secretary of the St. Paul Retail Gro
cers’ association, on “Credits and Col
lections.” Address by G. F. Finger of
Fond du Lac, subject “The Whole
salers’ Legitimate Field.’’ Adjourn
ment to meet in convention hall at 2
p. m. to attend picnic at Tivoli island.
Tuesday, 2 p. m. —Assemble at con
vention hall and march to picnic at
Tivoli island. Picnic features; Mu
sic, dancing, boating, bathing and
bowling—enjoyment for young and
old. Address byT. P. Sullivan, ex
president of National Retail Grocers’
Wednesday, August 23, 9 a. m. —
Committee reports. Address by Mr.
Albert Dahms of Appleton; subject,
“Weights and Measures.” Address by
W. A. Tharinger of Milwaukee; sub
ject, “The Way to Figure the Cost
of Doing Business.” Address by Di
rector G. Spindler of Superior; sub
ject, “Why Retailers Other than Re
tail Grocers Should Affiliate with the
State Association.’’ Address by J. J.
Oswald, president Milwaukee associa
tion; subject, “Loyalty to the Asocia
tion.” Address by State President J.
H. Hellweg; subject “Our Future.”
Conclusion of committee reports. Op
ening of question box. General dis
cussion. Election of officers. Selec
tion of place for next convention. Ad
journment. Meeting of executive
Reception —George Hoffmann, A. W.
Schuenke, Fred Bittner, L. A. Muel
ler, W. J. Schack.
iEntertainment —Tfheo. Guse, H.er
man Fredrich, August Kuehn, H. No
wack, M. and H. Iffland, Nlc O’Con
nell, J. G. Finck.
Social —Th. Liedtke, L. A. Knick, F.
C. Hartwig, J. F. Mundt. W. Krebs.
Information Bureau —F. Bittner.
Ladies’ Entertainment —Otto Jaed
ecke, I. Brendel, George Cooley, J. E.
Wednesday, August 23, 2 p. m. —
Automobile ride about city of Water
town, given by the Watertown Ad
vancement association, in charge of
ex-Mayor H. Wertheimer, president of
the Advancement association.
Liquor Dealers Meet.
The state convention of the Wis
consin Retail Liquor Dealers Pro
tective association will be held in
Ashland on July 26, 27 and 28. The
delegates from this city are G. M.
Gahlman, Frel M. Creuz, Carl Otto,
Edward Voigt, H. H. Courville and R.
FISHING RESORTS ON THE PIC
TURESQUE NORTHERN LAKES
Some of the best fishing in the world
can be enjoyed in Wisconsin, Michigan
and Minnesota, conveniently reached by
the direct train service of The North
Western Line. Go wnere it’s cool and
For descriptive booklet's apply to ticket
agents or address A.C. Johnson, P. T. M.,
C, & N. W. Ry., Chicago, 111.
TIME FOR FARMERS TO GET BUSY-GRAIN BAD
The clover and grass seed sown this
spring in wheat, rye and other grain,
has been parched up and killed,, either
wholly or in part on t housands of fields
in the central, western and northern
states. This is a serious situation and
calls fo prompt attention. If the
clover is not replanted, it means no
clover hay next season and the planting
of some substitute crop for hay next
spring at considerably increased expense
will probably be necessary. Not only
that, but the failure of the clover crop
means the loss of the whole farm plan
ot crop rotation. The situation should
be met at once. Every piece of new
seeding should be examined and, if it
has been burned up, steps taken to re
plant it at once.
One of the best ways known to get a
stand of clover is to disk the stubble
field as soon as the grain is off, allowing
the disk to run about three inches deep
and working the stubb.e into the soil.
The disking and cross disking should be
sufficient to clean it of weeds and grass
and put the top three inches of soil in
fine tilth. Keep the ground cultivated
until the first soaking rain, then sow
about ten pounds of clover seed mixed
with six to eight pounds of timothy per
acre and harrow the seed in. A still
better way than harrowing, is to sow
the grass seed with a grain drill, letting
the seed run down the grain tubes from
the grass seed box and covering the seed
from one to one and one-half inches
Watertown Boy Advanced
Fred P. Downing of Madison, sou of
H. A. Downing of this city, assistant
chemist for the state dairy and food
commission, has been transferred to the
new position of chief superintendent of
weights and measures for Wisconsin,
an office created by the last legislature.
Mr. Downing is a graduate of the White
water Normal and State University. He
will make a very efficient official, and
the short weight and short measure
fakirs will be attended to.
The following patents were just issued
to Wisconsin inventors, reported by D.
Swift & Cos., Patent Lawyers, Washing
ton, D. C., who will furnish copies of any
patent for ton cents a piece t<> mu ;cad
John Allen, Chippewa, Tobacco-pipe;
P. H. Friel, Kenosha, Plate Metal tub
ing; C. A. Langford, Kio, Resilient
wheel; John Peshek, Frankville, Milk
can; J. Rademacher, Milwaukee, Char
coal stove; J. Scheuck, Clinton, Draft
Saves Two Lives.
“Neither my sister nor myself might
be living today, if it had not been for
Dr. King’s New Discovery” writes A. D.
McDonald of Fayetteville, N. C., R. F. D.
No. 8, “for we both had frightful coughs
that no other remedy could help. We
were told my sister had consumption.
She was very sick and had night sweats
but your wonderful medicine completely
cured us both. It’s the best 1 ever used
or heard of.” For sore lungs, coughs,
colds, hemorrhage, lagrippe, asthma, hay
fever, croup, whooping cough,—all bron
chial troubles,—it’s supreme. Trial bot
tle free. 50c and SI.OO. Guaranteed by
Gamin Corner Drug Cos.
Scat Tourney Scores.
The following scores were made
in the skat tourney at Fred Bittner’s
place last evening:
R. W. Lueck, 19 good plays, 669
S. Block, 699 good points.
H. Sonneniann, club solo against
four, 441 points.
G. Meckes, 16 good plays, 352 points.
H. Winkler, 614 points.
Carl Meckes, grand overt with two,
high play, 168 points.
H. Klein, club tourne against four,
John Kehr, 5 plays, lost 2, booby
George O. Reinhard, Clara 8..
Theodore WillenbockeJ, Gertrude
Robert J. Baum, Otelia Behm, Bea
Edgar E. Coxshall, Rose E. Wil
Fay Ellis, Westford, Paule Hinkes,
James McCabe, Mary L. Gray,
Fred B. Bertha Discher,
Adolf Kammermeyer, Mayville, Jen
nie Cummings, Horicon.
New Light Installed,
Anew" street light of the Daven
port pattern, similar to the one in
front of the Gas and Electric com
pany office is being placed at the
corner of Main and North First
streets in front of the Bank of Wa.
tertowm. They are of handsome de
sign and give off a nice illumination.
Mr. and Mrs. Carl Zahn are parents
of a boy baby born to, them Friday.,
Carl is wearing a smile that won t
By sowing clover and grass alone
in this manner, without a nurse crop,
it makes much more rapid and vigorous
growth than when sown with grain, By
disking the land also, a much belter seed
bed is made than could be obtained by
plowing, since when ground is plowed
in dry weather, it breaks up lumpy and
lies up loose and is very difficult to work
down into a compact seed bed such as is
essential for the best results with clover
and grass seed. In addition, the grain
stubble worked into the top soil by disk
ing seems to form a top mulch especially
beueticial to clover.
This method of seeding clover is be
coming quite general in some of the
middle eastern states, where fanners
over large sections are giving np the
practice of spring seeding with grain
because of frequent failure to catch, and
seeding alone after the grain is cut in
stead. By this method, clover and grass
seed may be sown in the central and
western states as late as September 15,
and still make a good stand that will
not winter kill, but in the extreme
northern states the seeding should not
be made later than August 15.
To summarize, grass seedings in
spring grain have been burned out on
thousands of farms. Replant now by
disking the stubble about three inches
deep and sowing clover and grass seed
alone without a nurse crop by August 15.
Give us Your Views
Keeling that an opportunity should bo
given the public to express opinions
upon matters of interest concerning
city, state and nation, the publisher of
the Leader has decided to offer a column
for that purpose, and all are invited to
give expression to their views, it being
understood each communication shall be
signed by the writer, but whose name
shall not appear unless it shall he his
wish, he using a non-de-plmne instead
of his name. It is also understood, that
nothing of a personal nature shall ap
pear, the purpose being to discuss mu
nicipal affairs, state and national poli
tics. The object of the publisher is to
provide the avenue by which the people
may be enlightened on questions of im
portance relating to the best interests
of all, regardless of political considera
tions. The names of §the writers will
not be made public and no advantage
will he taken of any communication by
the publisher, whether in accord with
his views or to the contrary.
A Watertown Boy ,
Dr. George R. Ernst of Milwaukee, son
of Rev. A. F. Ernst president of North
western college at Watertown, lias been
appointed by the Health commissioner
of Milwaukee, superintendent of the
municipal institutions for the treatment
of tuberculosis. Dr. Ernst is a graduate
of the Rush medical college of Chicago,
and studied in England and
specializing in treatment of pulmonary
diseases, in which he has been very suc
cessful. His Watertown friends wish
him unlimited success in his work and
are confident that he will achieve it.
A young man or woman who can de
vote ail or part of his or her time driv
ing through the country and taking ord
ers for an article of value to every farm
er. No investment required. Position per
manent with an assured good income.
Applicants will please give the names of
throe responsible business men for refer
ences as to ability and character and at
the same time state whether you .can de
vote all or part of your time to the work
and what territory you can cover. P. O
box 907, Des Moines, lowa.
Smoke “Latest Out.” Sc cigar.
the Hiding Places
IT is a common practice
to conceal money and
valuables about the
house in places which are
supposed to be secure from
burglars. Expert house
breakers seek out these
un u su a 1 places and are
often handsomely rewarded
for their search.
You can avoid taking all
chances against theft or
fire by renting a Safe De
posit Box in our burglar
and fire-proof vaults at
$2.00 to $3.00 per year
according to size.
Each box renter has his
own private Key* and" "
sonal access to his box*
ILent a box now and forget
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