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THE WATERTOWN WEEKLY LEADER
(Successor to the Watertown Republican) PUBLISHED EVERY FRIDAY MORNING BY W.L. SWIFT, PUBLISHER Terms of Subscription: 11.50 per Year, Strictly in Advance; Six Months, 75 cents, Three Months, 50 cents. Sample Copies Sent Free on Application. Entered as Second-Class Matter, May 4th. 1905. in the Postoffice at Watertown, Wisconsin, under the Act of Congress, Adopted March 3rd. 1879 Watertown, Wisconsin, Jefferson County, Friday, July 28, 1911 TAXES WILL BE HIGH. The tax payers of the state when they pay their taxes next winter may make inquiry why their taxes are so abnormally high. If they will read the following appropria tions running up into millions of dollars; For State University —3-8 mill tax for maintenance, 1911 and 1912 increase for 2-7 mill estimated, % 2, 175.002, new building and equip ment, 1911, $200,000; new build ing and equipment, 1912 and 1913* $6ooooo; new dormitory for wom en, $150,000; university extension course, 191 T . and 1912, $225,000; agricultural extension course, SBO, 000; purchase of additional lands, $47,000 a year for five years, to tal, $235,000; total university, $3, 665.002. Normal Schools—l-6 mill tax for maintenance, 1911 and 1912, S9OO, 000; new buildings and repairs, 1911, 1012 and 1913; $450,000; to tal normal schools, $1,350,000. Wisconsin Mining Trade School For maintenance, 1911 and 1912, s2l ,000; repairs, equipment, etc., $6,500; total mining school, S2B, 000. Other large appropriations are the following: Worknen’s com pensation, $50,000; good roads, $35,000; Perry Lake Erie celebra tion, $50,000; establishment binder twine plant, $200,000; equipment binder twine plant, $50,000; state charitable and penal institutions, £939,175; stump pulling machines for university, $15,000; forest re serve land, $50,000; public affairs commission, $25,000; state park board, $50,000; Stout school, S2O, 000; increase in aid to geological survey, $10,000; vocational school, sro,ooo;county agricultural schools, $20,000; wing in state historical library, $54,000; increase in sala ries in department of public prop erty, $12,935; fisheries commission, $15,000. At least, one-third of the amount appropriated was unnecessary and will be wasted for things in which the state has no interest and do not need. HEAVEN ON EARTH. The home is the sphere that should have the embelishments that con tribute to make it a “Heaven on earth.” Kindness and affection are the embelishments. Whether you are'housed with mother and father, brothers and sisters, or with wife (or husband) and children, the home should be the dearest place on earth. We may wrongfully im agine that we have friends outside of the home circle and indifferently cause a chasm in the beautiful pan orama of home affection—unwit tingly blighting the happiness in life only second to the reverence of the One—the instigator of what constitutes True happiness —a state we may more readily attain in the shaping of the environments of our home life. Harsh words in the home bring regrets and repentance often to those who utter them—and often times when it is too late to make amends in Inis plane of conscious ness. A kindly word of rebuke will do a thousand fold more good than harsh and ugly words of criti cism. Imagine the remorse of con science one would feel who had spoken disrespectfully to parent, harshly to wife, husband or child, and something unforseen would happen to remove the one dear to you —though the utterance be not an expression from the heart. It is not infrequent that this state in life arises to blight a happiness that is nearer and dearer than all riches—the happy home. So it is that happiness is the guardian an gel whose presence w-e should ever cherish. Friends will desert you in times of dire need, but family associates are with you in sympa thy and aid when the hour comes for recognition. RECIPROCITY PACT RATIFIED. The 'Canadian reciprocity pact passed the senate Friday by a vote of 53 to 27, just as it was received from the house, not even a letter or word being changed. Five so called insurgents voted for the pact on its passage and three demo crats against. Senators for rea sons that are unknown and which puzzle their friends, were in oppo sition, altho they have advocated for years the purpose to be reached by the pact. The vote had some funny contradictions. Lorimerwent back on his friends and our senior senator on his solicitude for “Gods patient poor,” voted against the ratification of the pact. The Presi dent, who has strengthened him self politically, is certainly under greater obligations to the members of the democracy than to those of his own party. But we can all ask: Where in thunder are we at? The democrats have exhibited more real patriotism than the republicaas who refused to support the Presi dent in his efforts to give the peo ple what his opponents have been demanding for years, and what they really did not want. Talking one thing on the stump and voting for the trusts and big interests; as was demonstrated last Friday. AN EXHIBITION OF GALL. For unadulterated gall, William Jennings Bryan takes the lead ot any politician in the country. In order to satisfy his limitless ego tism and assume to be the leader of his party, he has propounded thirteen questions to men in the party who may be candidates next year for the presidential nomina tion. In view of the fact that Bryan has been a candidate a cou ple of on a platform of his own construction and re pudiated by the voters by over whelming majorities, the less the aspirants for presidential honors in his party has to do with him, the better it will be for them, and they should inform him in good strong English, that the less he says, the better for their party. Mr. Bryan is a good man aside from politics, but too visionary and impractical as a politician and not inclined to accept advice from those who have made politics a study without any ulterior object in view. THOUGHTS BY THE WAY. The bank deposits in this state, according to the report made at the recent convention of bankers held at Milwaukee, amounts to the enor mous sum of $250,000,000, which would indicate that the people of Wisconsin are not in the deplor able financial condition that the calamity howlers are endeavoring to make the people believe. What is true of Wisconsin, is probably true of the entire country —a con dition that certain politicians would change, by inciting the voters to entrust national affairs to them, who never have had any particu lar experience—in fact,failures out side of politics. It is a disgrace to the age in which we live, that the civilized and Christian nations will permit the disreputable Turks to massacre the Albanians, who are a peacable Christian people. The writer is op posed to war and is an advocate of peace, but under the circumstan ces, believes that the Christian na tions of Europe would be justified in blotting Turkey off the map of the world and dividing its terri tory among the provences which have suffered atrocities at the hands of the “unspeakable” Turk for centuries. It is only justice to President Taft to give him the credit of be ing a trust buster. His predeces sor talked much and loud telling what he was going to do, but did practically nothing —worse than nothing on a couple of occasions. Taft has not done any blowing, but the remains of busted trusts are scattered in all directions; but he will not receive any credit from those who talk one thing and do the very opposite. There has been twenty-four sep arate investigations before special and standing committees of the house of representatives since our democratic friends secured a ma jority in that body. The investi gations have, in some instances,, done good. Members of the cabi net beer called as witnesses and there has been a general shak ing up that was needed. Is Col. P. H. Swift, the repub lican warhorse preparing to join the democrats in the cry of turn the rascals out? Henry, political contingencies may arise within the next twelve months to force him to do so. in order to help save the country. It is to be devoutly hoped that the services of Dr. Wiley, expert chemist in the Agricultural Depart ment at Washington, will be re tained. He has made a strong fight against the adulterators of food and fakirs of drugs and pat ent medicines, who are more than anxious that his services shall be dispensed with. Many of the same crowd of poisoners opposed the re appointment of J. Q. Emery as dairy and food commissioner for Wisconsin—the best official the state ever had in that position, simply because he was honest and fearless in the discharge of his du ties. The country cannot spare men who fight frauds in order to protect the people. With this issue, the Leader sends out, in supplement form, the laws enacted during the session of the legislature of 1911. The readers of the Leader, especially those who pay taxes, should give the law sup plement a careful perusal and ac quaint themselves with the manner in which millions of dollars of the peoples’ money has been reckless ly squandered, so that next winter when the time comes to “dig up,” they will know how it happened — that taxes are so confounded high. POINTED PARAGRAPHS. “Darn the flies; let’s swat the re publicans;” exclaims the Jackson ville Times-Union. Wrong. Let us swat the flies, the rspublicans are swatting one another. Gov. Woodrow Wilson saj's he is too kinds of a democrat. He will have to be more kinds than that if he is going to get the support of all the varietie No doubt when Poor Food Wiley shall have subjected the charges against him to expert investigation he will pronounce them pure non sense and malice. For the Lorimerites to call them selves Lincoln republicans is the quintessence of gall. Probably the Illinoisan who says he’d give SI,OOO to locate a man from whom he stole something thir ty years ago, wants to find out if the man is still “easy.” Senator Joe Bailey wants to know how the man in a baloon feels, whose ballast is all overboard and whose gas is escaping. Texas will tell him soon. Dr. Wiley, the pure food expert, has already analyzed those charges against him and found them in vio lation of the pure food law. Senator LaFollette may think that President Taft has dropped the Roosevelt policies, but the big trusts are not generally of that op inion. When a man declares that the office should seek the man, he usu ally feels confident that the office is headed in the right direction. Champ Clark’s prediction that Pennsjdvania will go democratic next year is another evidence that he is a humorist. Some of the food dopers were not as Wiley as they thought. Congress seems to be rapidly re solving itself into a National Bu reau of Investigations. Women should pick their friends, but not to pieces. Milford. Carl Eiffler and Herbert Huebner of W atertown, are spending two weeks here camping on the bank of the Craw fish river. Agnes Dickow spent Tuesday with the Weber family. The carpenters are busy at work on Mr. Hick’s new house. J. L. Hooper and family spent the past week with relatives at North Prairie. Mrs. Herbert Gallup and son Clyde, spent Monday evening with Mr. and Mrs L. H. Wegner. George Prinsen of Milwaukee, is to be the principal of our school the ensuing year. Miss Eugenia Veldman of Lake Mills, will again take charge of the intermediate form in our school. L. H. Wegner was tendered a surprise party last Saturday evening in honor of his birthday anniversary and a very pleasant time is reported. Mr. and Mrs. Herman Brendel have returned from the west and will be domiciled in the town of Milford. Ed Roglitz and Will Brumm were Watertown visitors last Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. Wegner visited at Leo Wollin’s Sunday evening. Mrs. Elmer Gallup was a Watertown visitor last Wednesday. Harry Young of Albion, Mich., spent a few days of last week in the village. Threshing is the order of the day. Farmington. Messrs. Weber and Jaeger of Ocono mowoc, Plil Case of Johnson Creek, S. F. Stauge and wife of Watertown, called at C. F. Weber’s Monday afternoon. Mr. and Mrs. Gust Pitzner spent Sun day evening with the latters parents near Johnson Creek. Miss Doris Sydow spent a few days last week with Miss Florence Sabel. The M. E. Sunday School enjoved a picnic in H. Sclmitger’s woods Thursday afternoon. Mrs. S. F. Stange of Watertown, is visiting relatives here. Miss Edna Burdick of Milwaukee, is spending her vacation with Miss Elva Frank. George Duenow of Watertown, was a caller here Saturday evening. Death in Roaring Fire may not result from the work of firebugs, but often severe burns are caused that make a quick need for Buckler’s Arnica Salve, the quickest, surest cure, for burns, wounds, bruises, boils, sores. It subdues inflammation. It kills pain. It soothes and heals. Drives off skin erup tions. ulcers and piles. Only 25c at the Gamm Corner Drug Cos. Pipersville Mr. and Mrs, Hugh Humphrey were business visitors in Watortown Saturday. Mr. and Mrs. Herman Hardtke were Watertown visitors the last day of the week, George Henning delivered slock at Watertown Saturday. Jay Perry transacted business at Watertown Saturday. Miss Florence Henning is visiting at Milwaukee, having accompanied her sister on her return home. Miss Mae Humphrey came out from Milwaukee and remained until Monday morning. Miss Grace Perry was an over Sunday visitors with friends at Oconomowoc. The hay crop in this vicinity will be very light, and the farmers are puzzled to know how to provide for their stock the coming winter. Johnson Creek Mrs. H. C. Christians was a Milwaukee visitor Friday. Mr. and Mrs. J, C. Grell of Milwaukee, spent Sunday and Monday with rela tives. Mr. Feldschneider of Watertown, was the guest of Miss Elizabeth Stiehm Sat urday evening, Fred Grell was a business visitor in the northern part of the state, Thursday and Friday. Mrs. Clayton Summy and son Gregory, of Milwaukee, are visiting with Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Summy. Among Watertown’s Saturday visitors were: Mrs. A. E. Greenwood and daughter Kathyrn, Mrs. E. C. Kottke and Mrs. Wm. Schoechert. Mr. and Mrs. F. C. Mansfield enter tained Mr. and Mrs. F. Solliday and children of Watertown, Thursday. C. D. Pearce and Jack Miller of Mil waukee, were guests of F, 0. Mansfield on their way to Madison, Tuesday of last week. F. W. Grell, H. Droeder. P. F. Klausch and H. F. Penzlow made a trip in the latter’s car to Dousman for the purpose of inspecting the electric light plant at that place. G. Schmook of Chicago, was the guest of his sister, Mrs. P. E. Stiehm and family the fore part of last week. Mr. and Mrs. Wollering, Mr. and Mrs, Fred Grell and children, Mrs. E. C. Kottke and daughter Flora, Mr. and Mrs. J. C. Grell, Mr. and Mrs. F. R Scholl and Miss Leona Warnes spent Sunday with Mr. and Mrs. H. J. Grell and family at Schlueter’s Springs. W hile on his way home from the post office, Alb. Raithel had the misfortune to run against a rig driven by the cago campers at Ladien’s, sustaining bruises about his body Saturday noon. The drivers apparently were careless and paid no attention to the horse com ing through under the bridge driving over on the other side when Bert hap pened along. Ixonla. Mrs. Will was a Milwaukee visitor Wednesday. Miss Florence Rabenhorst entertained Miss Walker of Watertown, recently. Mr. and Mrs. Wheatfield of Watertown, were seen here Saturday. Miss Kathryn Humphrey with her guests, Mr. and Miss Evans of Milwaukee, went to Oconomowoc Monday evening with W ill Rhoda in his automobile. Ed. Erneger was here on business Saturday, Miss Clara Fenner entertained rela tives from Watertown, recently. Miss Katheryn and Miss Evans visited with Mrs. Lewis Monday afternoon. Dr. P. W ilkinson of Oconomowoc, was here Thursday morning and evening. CALIFORNIA AND NORTH PACIFIC COAST Special low round-trip rates during July, August and September Lux uriously equipped fast trains. Choice of routes. Liberal stop-overs and return limits. Rates and dates on application to ticket agents, The North Western Line. A BARREL OF COMMON SALT Surprising Effect It Had In Shaping a Man’s Destiny. “Did you ever think,” said Golightly to his friend Quackenbos, “what a lit tle thing will turn a man's destiny? I know a man whose present condition of wealth and head of a family, all he ls, came from the overturning of a barrel of salt.” “I don’t believe it, Golightly, but I am ready to hear about it.” “Let me see. You know the man, and I don't want to give you his name till after you have heard the story; then we'll see if you can guess who he is. For the present his name is Tom kins. When he was a youngster he studied medicine and on graduation settled in a suburban place where there were people of all degrees, from millionaires to washerwomen. At the end of the first mouth he had not had a patient, so he resolved to go some where else. The day before his intend ed departure a liveried servant hur ried into his office and said that Miss Buckman’s favorite saddle horse was dying and would he waive profession al repugnance at doing a veterinary’s work and go to see the animal. “Tomkins needed money to square up before leaving, so he concluded to make a veterinary of himself for that once. When he reached the stable yard there stood a girl of twenty, pretty as a picture, evidently much distressed, watching a horse lying on his side. “ ‘Oh, doctor,’ she said on learning of the groom who he was, ‘if you will only cure Bob I'll love you forever!’ “Of course she was so rattled she didn’t know, what she was saying, but somehow it came to the doctor that he would cure Bob and the girl would love him forever. It takes a young man, you know, to build castles out of air. lie went up to the horse that was gasping for life, but before the doctor could get anything down the beast’s throat he collapsed, and there he lay with his tongue hanging out, dead. At least if he wasn't dead there are no ap pearances by which a horse can be known to be dead. “What could Tomkins do—a dead horse on one hand and a tearful girl on the other? He pretended to work on Bob by rubbing here, feeling there, pouring a mixture of bran and water down his throat—he had nothing else — but it was no use; the horse was dead as a doornail. Tomkins wouldn’t own it to the young lady, but told her to go in the house and he would remain to observe and take advantage of the first sign of returning consciousness. “ ‘Don't leave ns, doctor,’ she pleaded. ‘Remain all night. Your room will be on the second story, back, where you can look down on the stable yard.’ “Tomkins declared he would never leave Bob so long as there was any hope, and the young lady dragged her self away and into the house, looking back often to see if Bob had come to life. Tomkins remained by the horse till a servant came out and said that if the doctor felt that he could leave the invalid he was to come into din ner. Of course Tomkins could leave a dead horse, so he went in to dinner, but broke away after a hasty meal to avoid the storm of questions as to the horse’s chances of getting well. He had promised to stay all night. Be sides, the |nore time he spent the big ger bill he could make for services, so at 11 o’clock he told the hostler that if Bob showed signs of life to call him and went to bed. The hostler knew as well as Tomkins that Bob was dead, so he went to bed, too, leaving poor Bob’s body where it lay in the stable yard. But before retiring he telephon ed the towm scavenger to come the next morning to remove the carcass. “Tomkins hadn’t ever slept on such a downy bed before, so he didn’t wake up the next morning till late. Then he took a bath, dressed and before going downstairs drew up the window shade to have a look at the corpse. “No miracle ever astonished any one as the sight he saw astonished Tomr kins. There was the whole family in the stable yaand Bob up on his four legs eating sugar out of Miss Buckman’s band. “ ‘Oh, doctor!’ cried Miss Buckman. ‘Can one ever repay you? When did the change come?’ “ ‘My dear young lady,’ said the doc tor evasively, ‘at no time in my pro fessional career have I been so pleased at saving a human patient as I am now at saving your horse.’ “After looking Bob over and seeing that he was in excellent health the doctor whispered to the hostler: “ ‘When did he get up?’ “ ‘Don’t know, doctor,’ replied the man and ran to the gate to head off the scavenger who was coming to re move the corpse. “Well, Tomkins got the secret of the horse’s recovery from a stable boy. The boy had shortly before overturned a barrel of salt where the horse’s head rested. The tongue, hanging out, had come in contact with the salt. Then the horse, having been revived, licked lt, and it proved to be what he need ed. Tomkins married the grateful girl and is today a successful practi tioner. Now, Quackenbos, guess who he is.” “You. Your story is well enough, but fate only required that you should meet the young lady for a sure case of mutual love. The overturned salt had nothing'to do with it.” “Not at all. I maintain that all I am is due to a barrel of salt.” KILLTHE COUCH anoCUREtheIUNCS DR.KI KG'S New Discovery wCSSgRgaBg AND ALL THROAT AND LUNG TROUBLES } GUARANTEED SAT/SFACTORY' ' <OR MOA/EV REFUNDED. We Are The Leaders In all Kinds of Rubber Roofings, and Roofing Paint We buy it in car lots from the manufacturer, and get the lowest possible price, and are giving our customers the benefit of it, we are selling a better Roofing for less money than you can buy it for by sending away for it, and you see it before you buy it, and' don’t have to pay for it until you get it. Look these prices over, and com pare them with others. A Good Durable Roofing 1 Ply 80c per Square, 2 Ply SI.OO per Square. 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SEND AT ONCE TO THE BIBLE AND TRACT SO CIETY, 17 Hicks Street,.Brook lyn, N. Y. Read The Leader THE GOLDEN AGE AT HAND. Scriptural Evidences That Are Aston ishing—No One Can Afford to Bo Without the Knowledge. We do our friends a valuable service when we call their attention to the valuable book entitled, “THE TIME IS AT HAND,” in which are given many Scriptural evidences to prove where we are on the stream of time. “Men’s hearts are failing them for fear” and many of the leading think ers are proposing remedies to better conditions. The Scriptures assure us that man’s extremity will be God’s opportunity, and this book holds out an anchor to those who fear the wave of unrest now spreading over the world. The honest heart confesses that it Is at a loss for an explanation of tran spiring events. While we refer to this as the BRAIN AGE and the Age of ENLIGHTENMENT, nevertheless many realize that we are fast ap proaching a crisis which is wrapped in darkness owing to the present world wide social, religious and political un rest. As though by Instinct the whole creation, while it groans and travails in pain togetuer, waits for, longs for and hopes for the DAY, calling it the “GOLDEN AGE”; yet men grope blindly because not aware of the great Jehovah’s gracious purposes. And to his wondering creatures, looking at the length and breadth, the height and depth of the love of God, surpassing all expectation, He explains: “My thoughts are not your thoughts, neither are your ways ray ways, saith the Lord; for as the heavens are high er than the earth so are my ways higher than your ways, and my thoughts than your thoughts.” Isa. 55:8, 9. Send 35 cents at once for the book. Bible and Tract Society, 17 Hicks street, Brooklyn, N. Y. 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