OCR Interpretation

Watertown leader. [volume] (Watertown, Jefferson County, Wis.) 1909-1911, July 28, 1911, Image 5

Image and text provided by Wisconsin Historical Society

Persistent link: https://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn85040722/1911-07-28/ed-1/seq-5/

What is OCR?

Thumbnail for

r He — ,aE i
W Motto of The Leader:
■ Do all the Good you can,
To all the people you can,
In all the ways you can, “
2 All the time you can. 2
fe H6 === sSy -^=^-. He E
Cook With Gas.
Joe Herro was a cream city visitor
A thousand new subscribers wanted
for the Leader.
Edwin Grunwald of Milwaukee is
visiting friends here.
Frederick Werner was home from
Chicago to spend Sunday.
Prof. W. P. Roseman has returned
from a visit in Reedsburg.
A. N. Thauer and bride have re
turned from their wedding tour.
Misses Alvina Gruel and Clara
Reichert spent Saturday in Ocono
Miss Gertrude Beyer of New Lon
don is a visitor at the home of Emil
Help boost tne Leader and help it
boost the city of Watertown and Jeffer
son county.
Mrs. A. Crangle left Thursday for a
visit of several weeks with relatives
in St. Ixjuis, Mo.
Send your job work to the Leader. The
best of service and execution and prices
will be found reasonable.
There is a feeling of comfort in having
one’s valuables in the bank of Water
town. Only three dollars a year.
Misses Laura O’Brien, Kartherine
Green and Alice Voss are enjoying
a few days outing at Fox Lake.
Mr. and Mrs. E. H. Faber and chil
dren and Mr. and Mrs. A. N. Thauer
are enjoying an outing at Lake Mills.
Smoke “Latest Out.” 5c citfar.
Mr. and Mrs. Martin Howard and
daughter Marjory of Oconomowoc are
visiting at the home of B. F. Haskins.
Miss Eugenia Wupper of Milwau
kee is visiting at the home of her
brother, Carl Wupper, West Main
Mr. and Mrs. Herman Brendel have
returned from Portland, Oregon,
where they spent the past few
Mr. and Mrs. C. Stiemke. Jr, and
Misses Wilka and Elvira Strauss of
Milwaukee visited reloatives here
Dr. Barber’s dental office
is now over Salick’s Jew
elry store, next to bridge.
DRESSMAKER—WiII work at home
of patrons or take work at her own
h >me. Prices moderate. Telephone No.
Mr. and Mrs. W. J. Kleck and son
and Mrs. Mahoney of New Orleans
and Mrs. Hayes of Memphis, Tenn.
are guests at the home of William
ChUdren Cry
News has been received here of the
death of Mrs. Michael Lillis at Bea
ver Dam. She was a sister of James
Meehan of the town of Watertown.
The funeral will take place Friday.
The annual picnic of the employes
of The Milwaukee Electric. Railway
and Light /company will be held on
Thursday, August 24, at Waukesha
Beach. This was announced on Tues
day by General Manager Mortimer.
Smoke “Latest Out.’’ 5c cigar.
Otto W. Nowack of Sacramento,
Cal. is in the city renewing old
friendships and will remain several
days. Mr. Nowack is at the head of
one of the largest musical organiza
tions in his home city, being a de
votee of the art musical.
The Kind You Have Always Bought, and which ha s been
in use for over 30 years, has borne the signature of
and has been made under his per
sonal supervision since Its
Allc w no one to deceiv e you in this -
All Counterfeits, Imitations and “ Jnst-as-good ” are but
Experiments that trifle with and endanger the health of
Infants and Children—Experience against Experiment.
What is CASTOR!A
Castoria is a harmless substitute for Castor Oil, Pare
goric, Drops and Soothing Syrups. It is Pleasant. It
contains neither Opium,. Morphine nor other Narcotic
substance. Its age is its guarantee. It destroys Worms
and aHays Feverishness. It cures Diarrhoea and Wind
Colic. It reHeves Teething Troubles, cures Constipation
and Flatulency. It assimilates the Food, regulates the
Stomach and Bowels., giving healthy and natural sleep.
The Children’s Panacea—The Mother’s Friend.
Bears the
The Kind You Have Always Bought
In Use For Over 30 Years*
Read all of the advertisements in the
Miss Atlanta Peterson is the guest of
friends at Madison.
If you are not a subscriber for the
Leader, you ought to be.
Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Schimmel were
Milwaukee visitors Tuesday.
Miss Meta Blank and Alfred Borchardt
visited friends at Jefferson Sunday.
T. B. Roach and family were the guests
of Lake Mills friends during the week.
Paul Volkmann was a Saturday visitor
at Fond du Lac. What was the attrac
tion, Paul?
Ervin Sell has returned from Grellton
where he had been several days visiting
his grandparents.
Mr. and Mrs. M. J. Burke left Saturday
for Plymouth to spend a few days at
that place with their son.
Frank S. Trucks of Jefferson, county
supervisor of assessments, was here
Tuesday on officials business.
The man of moderate means shonld
not hesitate to make use of our safe de
posit vaults. Only twenty-five cents a
month. Bank of Watertown.
Anew cement walk is being con
structed in front of the D. & F. Kusel
business block on West Main street.
Mrs. Arthur Bleecker ana children of
Lake Mills, have been guests during the
week of Dr. and Mrs. T. F. shin nick.
Mrs. [Frank Schultz, daughter and
youngest son went to Oshkosh Saturday
to attend a reunion of the Gieger family.
Mrs. Henry J. Flint, Jr., of Milwaukee,
is visiting at the home of her husband’s
parents, Mr. and Mrs. H. J. Flint, Eighth
Ex-Mayor Wertheimer was a business
visitor Monday in Chicago, informing
himself as to the barley and wool pro
Frank and Paul Volkmann enjoyed an
outing at Oconomowoc Tuesday, which
they deserved for their hard work the
past few months.
The real estate owners on Eighth
street are wondering why the common
council does not order needed improve
ments on that street.
William H. Zier has been appointed
carrier on rural route No. 8, to fill the
vacancy occasioned by the resignation
of William T. Sleight.
Dr. Barber's dental office
is now over Salick’s Jew
elry store, next to bridge.
Mrs. Albert Wegemann and children
have been the guests of her brother-in
law, Max Wegemann and family at
Jefferson during the woek.
Children Cry
J. T. Moak came up from Fort Atkin
son Monday with his niece, Mrs. Edith
Moak Jones, on her way home to Mil
waukee; and to visit old-time friends.
John Schoeberle, one of the well-to-do
farmers in the towu of Shields, was a
business visitor here Monday and was
willing to remain as long as it rained.
Mrs. Fdith Moak Jones of Milwaukee,
was here Monday enroute home from
Fort Atkinson, where she had been to
visit her uncle, J. T. Moak and family.
A number of friends of Mrs. Jos
eph Butscher called at her home in
Main street today to offer congratu
lations, it being her eighty-first birth
J. E. Humphrey, the genial, big
hearted Ixonia postmaster, was a busi
ness visitor in Watertown Tuesday and
found time to shake hands with many
J. C. Grell of Milwaukee, for many
years a resident of Johnson Creek, is
now treasurer of the United Cold Stor
age company of Milwaukee, capitalized
at $300,000. Can’t keep a good man
down, John! Glad, no doubt, that he
was shook out of the J. C. postofflce after
what he had done for his party.
Mrs. A. C. Bischoff was a Milwaukee
visitor Thursday.
Iron beds at wooden prices of The Cen
tral Trading Cos.
Mr. and Mrs. A. C. Bischoff were visit
ors at Madison Tuesday.
Miss Pauline Wright of Beloit is
the guest of Miss Edith Slout.
Harvey Von Wald of Sheboygan, was
the guest of Harry Stube last week.
Editor Roessler of the Jefferson Ban
ner, was a visitor in the city Friday.
Have you seen those small cook stoves
you can get so cheap of the Central
Trading Cos?
Frank Schaefer and Art Zimdars of
Milford, spent several evenings here
during the week.
Mr. and Mrs. John Rogler have re
turned from a visit with relatives at
Beloit and Rockford.
We are better prepared than ever to
fit you out with anything you may want.
The Central Trading Cos.
Miss Jennie Lord was a Milwaukee
visitor Friday and did not get lost in the
crowd even if she is diminuitive.
Misses Hattie Jaeger, Clara Meschke,
Clara Reichardt and Alvina Gruel spent
Saturday evening at Oconomowoc.
Mr. and Mrs. Adolph Roth of Reese
ville, were here yesterday, the guests of
their children residing in the city.
Miss Linda Uehling left Monday for
Grand Rapids where she will visit her
brother Oscar and family for a couple of
There is a mansion in Heaven for you.
But if you want a nice home here on
earth, you better buy some furniture of
The Central Trading Cos.
Miss Clara Emmerling, stenographer
in the office of the WTggenhorn Bros. Cos.,
has returned from her vacation and
resumed her work in the office.
There is an old saying, that there is
nothing sure but death and taxes. But
you are just about as sure to get a bar
gain of The Central Trading Cos.
Children Cry
H. J. Flint began working for the Mil
waukee road as lineman in 1880 and
since 1887 has had charge of the line
from Milwaukee to Portage and Madison
covering 163 miles.
Peter P. Forestal, who received the
degree of Bachelor of Arts at Notre
Dame University last June, is spend
ing his vacation with his cousin, Miss
Annie Mooney.
The Greyhounds defeated Conrad’s
Colts this afternoon by a score of 7
to 6. The bateries were. Greyhounds,
Irving and Radtke; Colts, Woelffer
and Jaehrling.
Don’t be discouraged, young man; keep
a stiff upper lip, for there are just as
good girls in the country as ever was
caught, and you can buy a housekeeping
outfit very cheap of The Central Trading
Edward Wiesemann, town of Farm
ington, was a visitor in the city Wednes
day and a welcomed caller at the Leader
headquarters. Mr. Wiesemann is one of
the prosperous young farmers in his
section and happy on the farm.
The St. Bernard congregation will
hold their annual picnic August 15.
Elaborate preparations are being made
to make it a delightful gathering and
no effort will be spared to make all who
attend glad that they did so. A cordiol
invitation is extended to all.
J. W T . Doyle was a business visitor
Saturday at Fort Atkinson. His partner
informed the Leader scribe that the pur
pose of J. W.’s visit was to buy a bank
building at auction but he no doubt was
Miss Christie Flint, who recently
passed her eighteenth birthday anniver
sary, is visiting an aunt at Marshfield,
and upon her return, will wear a beau
tiful signet ring, a birthday present
from her parents.
Dr. and Mrs. E. J. Hoermann left Sun
day for Milwaukee and Crystal Lake for
a vacation of two weeks. Before their
return, the doctor will attend the
National Dental association convention
in Cleveland, Ohio.
The ornamental light in front of the
Bank of Watertown is certainly an
ornament to the corner and a good ad
vertisement. G. M. Gahlmann and
William Schiebel are thinking of hav
ing such lights in front of their places
of business.
Edwin Wiggeuhorn, cashier of the
Farmers and Merchants Bank, Ashland,
Neb., was the guest of his sister, Mrs. A,
W, Meyer, from Friday until Sunday
morning. He was returning from New
York city, having accompanied a sister
and niece to that city to embark on a
trip to Europe.
Down at Ixonia, the members of the
Congregational church were incensed
because the town authorities buried the
man who w 7 as killed by a train on the
Milwaukee road, in their cemetery
out permission and insisted that the
remains should be disinterred and taken
to the poor farm at Jefferson, which has
been done.
The Imperial Baud will give a Grand
Ball, Friday evening, August 4th at
Turner Hall. The entertainments given
by this superb musical organization
have been of enjoyment and
those who enjoy keeping time in the
mazes of the dance to good music, will
avail themselves of this opportunity.
Tickets only 50 cents for concert and
Mrs. L. Brandenburg, proprietress of
the New Commercial Hotel, presented
the Fire Department with a check for
$lO. as an evidence of her appreciation
of the promptness of the department in
responding to the alarm of fire at the
time of the blaze at the hotel one night
last week. It is such recognition for
services that mak s the fire laddies feel
Mrs. Paul Voss of Milwaukee is
visiting her sister, Mrs. H, Mallow,
Warren street.
Mrs. G. L. Porter of Fenton, Louisi
ana, was a guest at the home of C. J.
Wenck Wednesday.
William Engel and daughter have
returned to their home in Markesan
after a visit in this city.
E, C. Shakshesky of Madison, the
genial representative of the Northwest
ern Life Ins. Cos., was a visitor here yes
Mr. and Mrs. William Sieglief of
Milwaukee are guests at the home of
Paul Volkmann in route 3. They are
spending the summer on the shores of
Okauchee Lake.
Chief of PoliceJßlock 1 attended the an
nual gathering of the chiefs of the
state at Madison last week. He ' is one
of the largest and best looking chiefs
in the bunch.
John Lietz of Houston, Texas, formerly
express agent for the Wells-Fargo Cos.
in this city, was here last week renew
ing acquaintances and telling his friends
of his prosperity.
Rev. Theodore Weialick of Bethseda,
Minn., who had been a guest at the
home of Charles Fischer for a few days,
left Wednesday for Kaukauna, where he
will visit other friends.
Paul Thom, who is one of the most
popular men in the city, was in Milwau
kee Wednesday evening acting as one of
the three judges at a prize waltz in Prof.
A. C. Wirth’s dancing academy.
Mrs. J. C. Harrison and son Curtis,
will depart soon for Chicago to make
their home in that city, that city being
the headquarters of Mr. Harrison. They
will be missed by their friends.
State Bank Commissioner A. E.
Kuolt on Wednesday issued a charter
to the People’s State Bank of Reese
ville, Dodge county, with capital
stock of $20,000. F. A. Eickelburg is
president and Joseph O. Meyers cash
ier of the new bank.
At the southeast corner on Main and
Second streets someone has placed a
sticker, which informs the public that
G. A. Stallman is a dealer in groceries,
fruits and confectioneries, Mr. Stall
man is anxious to know who had pre
served the sticker, for it is nearly a
quarter of a century since he had them
Born to Mr. and Mrs. P. W. Avery in
this city, July 20, 1911, a sou nearly as
large as his mother. Grandpa Henry
was not let into the secret until about
the time of the advent of the grandson
and knows not whether to laugh or be
mad. and grandma demonstrated that
there was one woman who could keep a
secret. Mrs. Avery will be remembered
as Elmira Henry, and all of her friends
in the city hope that the little mother
and big boy will do finely; and P. W. is
justified in smiling right out loud when
he thinks of P. W., Jr.
One of the questions which comes to
nearly every thinking mind today is,
“Why does God permit evil?” As we
look about us in the world we observe
that it is filled -with sorrow and trouble,
sickness and pain and every trial we
could enumerate, and we cannot help
wondering WHY GOD ALLOWS IT.
We realize that He is almighty and
that He could prevent it if He wished
We read in His Word that He is more
willing to do for His children than
are earthly parents xor theirs, and we
know how much that means; yet of
tentimes, it seems that those who try
to do and Ih e right have the most
trouble. This question is made very
clear in a book entitled, “The Divine
Plan of the Ages.” Every statement
is backed by Scripture, and shows that
while God does not sanction evil HE
THOUSAND YEARS. This and many
other subjects of deep interest to all
of God’s people are discussed fully and
in language easy of comprehension.
In English, German, Swedish, Dano-
Norwegian, Italian, French, Greek,
Hungarian, Spanish, Polish, Holland
ish. [Syriac and Turko-Armenian in
355 pages, cloth bound, 35 cents post
paid. Address Bible and Tract Socie
ty, 17 Hicks Street, Brooklyn, N. Y.
I Let M ttlMm I
A $2. or $3. BROWNIE
will make the children happy
j We will see to the devel- !
i opment and finishing ot any
|[ films left with us. j
|l Ask for a Catalogue |
]i For Sale Only At
Taste and Aroma as Well as Pre
servative Quality Are Desired.
Some American growers claim that.
Inasmuch as American hops in many
cases are just as rich in the soft resins
as the best European hops, their brew
ing value ought to be equal to that of
the Europeans. They have not. how
ever, been able to convince American
brewers of the accuracy of this view.
They will try to do so at the barley
and hop exhibition in Chicago in Oc
tober, 1911. The principal trouble,
however, with American hops as they
reach the market is that they are pick
ed carelessly. The only part that is of
value to the consumer is the cone, and
everything in the shape of stems and
leaves that is mixed with the grains
not only diminishes the amount of
available material, but introduces a
decidedly injurious element, the leaves
and cones being rich in tannic acid,
which imparts a stringent and harsh
In the international barley and hop
exhibition, which will be held in Chi
cago in October, 1911, the item of
clean picking will cut an important
figure in the valuation of the hops
that will be entered for prize compe
The great importance of this exhi
bition will lie in the fact that it will
tend to put the valuation of hops upon
a substantial basis of facts rather than
of individual preferences.
All exhibits at this exposition will
be in the names of growers, no deal
ers being admitted to the competitive
exhibition. The exhibition is in charge
of the committee on awards, 1508 Re
public building, Chicago.
Conditions That Will Govern
In This Glass.
Awards of prizes will be made ac
cording to the following rules for hops
entered in the second international
barley and hop prize exhibition to be
held at Chicago, Oct. 12-22, 1911:
The awards will consist of twenty-one
prizes, the highest amounting to $l5O,
For the purpose of prize distribution
each distinct hop growing section (for-
elgn or domestic) will constitute a
class by Itself. The following Ameri
can sections are recognized as distinct
for this purpose; (1) New York state,
(2) California. (3) Oregon, (4) Wash
ington, (5) British Columbia.
Hops grown outside of these sections
will be considered as belonging to that
section which conforms most closely
to their districts geographically and
climatically, in the discretion of the
committee on aw r ards.
All samples of hops must be certified
to have been grown by the exhibitor.
The amount of hops offered for ex
hibit must be at least ten pounds, with
six clusters of about twelve cones each.
Miss Lydia Dethloff of Milwaukee, is
the guest of Miss Lillie Stueber,
Mr. and Mrs, Emil Kresine visited
with friends at Fond du Lac last
Mr. W. J. Collins of Kenosha, visited
with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. John Col
lins, last Sunday. W. J. is in the employ
of the city of Kenosha as civil engineer.
Foley & son, railway contractors,
having completed their contract with
the Milwaukee, Sparta & Northwestern,
departed for Carlisle, lowa on Monday
where they have a contract with the
Rock Island Ry. Cos.
The Misses Bessy, Anna and Ruth
Lekatchman of New York city, are visit
ing their brother, Herman Lekatchman,
of the Clyman Cash Store.
Miss B. Darcey is visit.ng with her
sister at Colfax, lowa.
Track laying on the M., S. & N. W. Ry.
is now completed from Rock river on
the east and as far west as Beaver Dam.
Miss Agnes Metzger is visiting her
brother, Dr. Frank Metzger, at Beaver
Mr. John Metzger and his cousin, Geo.
Kelly, of Milwaukee, spent Sunday with
relatives here.
Miss Phoebe McGovern is visiting her
mother and sisters in Chicago.
Mr. John Carey of Milwaukee, is visit
ing with friends apd relatives in this
vicinity and at Juneau; and also looking
after his farm interests here.
Judging from what barley has been
threshed thus far, it will average about
20 bushels per acre.
Roberts Bros., contractors, have a crew
of one hundred men laying steel.
£ Miss Clara Simon is visiting with rel
atives at Neosha.
Mrs. Dr. Raymond Wenker of Milwau
kee. is the guest of Mr. and Mrs. Ray
mond Metzger.
Omer Gullebson of Oconomowoc, spent
Wednesday with friends here.
Miss Mabel Kruger and Mr. Roy
Schemmerhorn of Oconomowoc, wore
seen on our streets one evening last
An auto party including Mr. and Mrs.
Ezra Hughes and daughter Mildred,
Mrs. John K. Johns of Randolph, and
the Misses Net'ie and Marjorie Williams
and Bella Penn, were guests of relatives
here the latter part of the week. They
returned Monday evening, Mrs. John R.
Johns remaining here as the guest of
Rev. and Mrs. W. H. Jones.
Chester Evans and sister Della, of
Milwaukee, are visiting relatives here.
Wm. H. Jones, of Columbus, called
on relatives here Tuesday evening.
Gleaned and Garnered.
The Average.
The average man proposes once.
The average woman takes him.
If he won’t propose (Lord only knows
Just how ’tis done) she makes him.
Terrible Accident
A comely young woman named Jane,
While walking was caught in the rain.
She ran—almost Hew,
Her complexion did, too.
And she reached home exceedingly plain
With a Smile.
It is easy enough to be pleasant
When life goes by like a song,
But the one worth while
Is the one with a smile
When everything goes dead wrong.
The Sum.
A little dreaming by the way;
A liitle toiling day by day;
A little pain, a little strife,
A little joy—and that is life.
Where There’s a Will.
The man who is firm and will suffer
no pause
In his purpose is apt to go through it;
Columbus discovered this country
He had such an ocean (a notion) to do it.
For an Idle Moment.
A substantial looking man halted for
a moment in the street, pulled out a big
wallet and examined a card which he
took from it. As he dropped the card
back and closed the book a fat wad of
bills showed in one of its compartments.
A pair of pickpockets passing, caught
sight of the money, and, with a rapid
exchange of meaning glances, they
dropped a liitle behind and followed the
man for several blocks with the view of
availing themselves of the first oppor
tunity to relieve him of the roll. After
awhile the man with the wad suddenly
turned and entered a lawyer’s office,
leaving the pickpockets facing each
other with looks of dismay.
“What shall we do now?” growled
one of them.
“Let us wait for the lawyer,” said the
A Watertown father consulted a friend
as to what career he ought to select for
his son, a boy of ten
The friend thought the matter over a
bit and then advised the father as.
“Lock your boy in a room where there
is a bible ou the table, ah apple and
some pieces of money. After a quarter
of an hour open the door noiselessly and
see what the boy is doing. If he is read
ing the bible make him a clergyman; if
his attention is concentrated on the
apple make him a farmer, and if he is
amusing himself by counting the money
it’s plain that he is meant for a finan
The experiment was tried and when
the friend inquired what the result was
the father replied;
“1 found him sitting on the bible, he
had pocketed the money and was eating
the apple,”
“Make him a member of congress
then,” was the advice of the friend.
Mr. G.—l suppose you find your
daughter very much improved by her
two-year stay at college 9
Proud Watertown Mother.—La, yes!
my daughter is a carnivorous reader
now and she frequently impoverished
music. But she isn’t 1 bit stuck up—
she is unanimous by everybody, an’ she
never keeps a caller waiting for her to
dress; she just runs in non-de-plume,
and you know that makes one feel so
Prof. Frank P. Turner of Ouchita col
lege, Ouchita Ga.. was talking at A
Monticello garden party about
“The girl graduate, with her clear
eyes, her pink cheeks and her supple
figure in its white gown, is, indeed, a
sight for the gods. Mentally, too, she is
as delightful as she is physically.
“It is false to believe that all girl
graduates are like a certain Governor’s
daughter. She, a short time after her
graduation, said:
“ ‘Papa is so egotistical.’
“ ‘How so?’ asked a friend.
*• ‘Why, after hearing my graduation
essay, he still insists on writing his own,
speeches.’ ”
The recent discussion over the ap
pointment of a member of the fire and
police commission, Chicago, led Aid.
William Coleman to relate a tale of two
Irishmen and a fire department.
‘ The two Irishmen were called Pat
and Mike,” explained the alderman.
‘•They had just arrived over from the
old country and had never saw a fire
“That night while they were sleeping
the fire engine dashed by the hotel and
awakened Pat. He jumped out of bed
and ran to the window. When he saw
the smoke pouring out of the
stacks of the engines, he almost
fainted with horror.
“Mikel Mike! Wake up,” he screamed
to his partner in horror. “They’re mov
ing hell, and two loads have gone by
“A man named Hogan ran a saloon
down in Chicago near the Rush Medical
college. One night a bunch of students
fixed up a cadaver and brought it into
the saloon and stood it up against the
“After all had had a drink the boys
walked out, leaving the dead man stand
ing at the bar.
“Yez owe mo fifty chits’ said Hogan,
addressing the cadaver.
The cadaver said nothing and Hogan,
who was quick tempered, walked around
and smote the dead man on the jaw,
knocking the body down. Then the
students rushed in and one of them
knelt down and pretended to listen to
the cadaver’s heart. A scared look came
into the student’s face as ho arose to his
“ ‘fou’ve killed him, Hogan, ’ he said,
“Hogan stooped and listened and then
a cunning light came into his eyes.
“I admit I hit him, byes,” said Hogan,
‘ but I had to do it. The spalpeen drew
a knife on me.”
When President Taft was seven years
old his mother bought him a pair of
short duck trousers. The first time they
were washed they shrank badly. The
boy was fat, but his mother wedged him
into the trousers against his protest. He
went out to play, but in a few minutes
“Mama,” ho said, “I can’t wear these
pants; they are too tight. Why, mama,
they are tighter than my skin.”
“Oh, no; they’re not, Billy,” replied
his mother. “Nothing could be tighter
than your skin.”
“Well, all the same, these pants are.
I can ait down in my skin, but I can’t
in these pants.”
Mrs. MacLachlau was kind to her
American boarder, but she did not pro
pose to allow her to overstep the limits
of a boarder’s privileges, and she made
it very clear. One Sunday the boarder
returning from a walk found the win
dows of her room, which she had left
wide open, tightly closed.
“Oh, Mrs. MacLachlau, I don’t like my
room to get stuffy,” she said when she
went downstairs again. “I like plenty
of fresh air.”
“Your room will na’ get stuffy in one
day,” said her landlady firmly. “ Twas
never our custom, miss, to hae fresh air
rooshin’ about the house on the Saw
®To Denver, Colorado Springs and
Pueblo, Colo., daily until September 30.
Favorable stop-overs. Liberal return
limits. For full information, apply to
Ticket Agents, The North Western Line*
A complete pictoral folder describing
the magnificent new Passenger Terminal!
of the Chicago and North Western Ry. fc
Chicago, free upon application at Ticket
Office, The North Western Line, or act
dress A. C. Johnson, P* T. M.„ 22<i W.
Jackson Blvd., Chicago.
Sealed Proposal?.
Office of the Board of Education, Water
town, Wis.
Sealed proposals for the erection of a
fire escape for the Douglas school in the
city of Watertown, Wis.. will be received
at the office of the clerk of the board of
education until Wednesday, August S.
1911, at 7 o’clock p. m.
Plans and specifications may be seen
at the office of the city clerk. Asa.
guarantee that the successful bidder will
when|reqiirsted by the board of educa
tion, execute a written contract, to do
said work, all proposals must be accom
panied with ©ash or certified cheek Vo.
the amount of ten per cent of the ton
tract price, payable to the board ot
education, which said cash or check wilt
be returned to bidders upon the execu
tion of the contract, the work to be eon*-
pleted within thirty days after the
execution of the contract.
The board of education reserves the
right to reject any or all bids.
Dated the 17th day of July, 1911.
Board of Education of city of Water tow
Department of State.
Archie Brothers Monument
The Bear Lake Land and Improvement
Cos., Lake Mills,
Notice is hereby given to you and each
of you that you have failed to file in this
office the annual report provided ifor by
chapter 562, laws of 190,7.
Now, Therefore, in, compliance with
law, the corporate rights and privileges
granted to you, will he forfeited on Jan
uary 1.1912, providing such, annual re
port is not. filed in this office-prior there
to and payment made of forfeit fee ami
costs ot publication as therein provided-
James A. Frear,
Secretary of

xml | txt