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E. B. THAYER Editor and Prop.—VOL. XXXVIII.
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We're ready now—better ready than last We Mean year—though good soda has always been orr hobby, to tickle your palate as well as quench your thirst at our soda fountain. There’s one /”\ O 1 thing about our fountain —things are just as v_/Ul kJUUd clean behind the counter where you can’t see them as they are in front of the counter where I~i 0 you can. Our syrups, fruit juices and crushed A OUntain* fruits are as good as they can be and pure as they are good. The Frost-Philbrick Drug Cos. cfe ! A For Commencement EXERCISES QUEEN QUALITY / SHOE for WOMEN, this shoe being JH specially adapted for that occasion, made of Idea! Pat. Kid with Louis French or Military Boots $3 and 3.50 stylos fnmi. Oxford $2.50 and 3.00. Kindly make your selections early. MAYER, shin... Sole agency tor queen Quality Footwear. Suggestions Hot Weather. iii II w suffer yourself to be shut up W ii T in a kitchen made sultry by a red hot range when you can purchase an oil stove that takes up little room, dues not heat the house and answers all requirements ? ii w allow your butter to melt, W r* T your milk to sour or your vegetables to spoil when for a little money invested in a refrigerator you can overcome these difficulties ? YA/14 V allow yourself to swelter W I during the heated season when you can get an ice cream freezer that will produce a cooler for your fevered blood ? All tliesn in the latest and most improved patterns for sale at LOW PRICES at the stzro of R. BAUMAN 2!0-212 THIRD ST. DON’T BE FOOLED AdvertismenU having appeared in various publications wherein Sears, Roebuck & Cos. .offer Wheeler & Wilson sewing machines, we w’ish to warn the j public that they are not our author ized agents and that we do not sell our machines to them nor any other cata logue house or department store. Their advertismer.ts are not for the purpose of piomoting the sale of our machines. They are using our reputa tion as makers of the highest grade ma chines only, in order to get the names of possible buyers and persuade them to purchase one of their cheapSTENCILHD MACHINES, the manufacturers of which they are, evidently, ashamed to make public. If you want a genuine M heeler & Wilson machine, do not waste your time writing to anyone who is unable to fur nish it The genuine Wheeler & W il •on machine, made by us and backed by our warranty, is for sale by our author ised dealers only. When you buy a Wheeler & Wilson, you get a machine that is a machine, backed by a reputation of 50 years’ unparalleled success. Itieeler 1 Wilson Jiff. Go., For Sale by JAMK< MUSIC CO W ausau. " If tou are going to build or make anv changes in your residence, have vo’nr heatiog plant put in right and -vour gas work aud plumbing done iip in a modern way We do all kinds f repairing in these lines. A. B. Wheeler & Bon, 616 Third street. tf COUNCIL MEETING. The regular June meeting of the com mon council was held Tuesday evening last. The bids for the construction of an iron bridge across the railway cut at the McEachron mill were opened and that of L. H. Johnson, of Minneapolis for $-148 accepted. The YY’isconsin Bridge and Iron Cos , of Milwaukee pre sented a bid for doing the work for S4BO. The bridge is to be completed by July 2d. The appointment of Andrew Peter son as dog catcher was confirmed and announcement made of the opeuing of a dog pound on the market square. Fritz Heinrich was given permission to conduct a beer staud at Columbia park July 4th and Anton Koptnski "as allowed the right to sell barley and hop water at YVarren park circus day. The petition of Barney Guenther ask ing permission to build a livery stable at the corner of Second and Jefferson streets, which building shall be covered and lined with steel, was referred to the proper committee. The standard width of sidewalks was fixed at six feet for all streets exeept Third and for the latter eight feet. A resolution previously mentioned in these columns relative to plumbers, gas men and others, tearing up improved streets, was adopted. One, before doing such work must obtain a permit from the board of public works and give a bond of $lO that he shall, after the com pletion of his work, place the street in as good condition as he found it. Fail ure to secure such permit makes such person liable to a tine of $25. A resolution was adopted providing for the macadamizing of Scott street from the intersection of Sixth to the St. Paul railroad tracks. Upon recommendation of the health committee it was ordered that hereafter all garbage shall be dumped on a ten acre lot owned by the city, situated be below the tannery and that the grounds surrounding the isolation hospital be plowed and seeded to grass. The Wausau Box A: Lumber £V>. asked that a toot bridge be built across the Wisconsin river near its plant, the esti mated cost of which is $1,300 The company agrees to stand one-third of the expense of building or will cot, s'rnct it providing the city pays st*iO towards it. The matter was referred to the committee. The matter of transferring the title of the fair grounds f*ni the Agricul tural ■society to the city, will in* delayed until it is /on side red at a meeting of the sto* kholders of that society. How evers3oo was appropriated to the so ciety for keeping the grounds open as a park Estimated costs of constructing an engine house in the Eighth ward were submitted as follows Frame, $3,460; brick v. m-creO, #S sOO. solid brick. $1,500 The board of public works was instructed to secure specilications for the original plans. The paring committee was instructed to frame a resolution providing for the sprinkling of all paved and macadam ized streets. Tbe public property committee was authorized to -ell the buildings on the market square and have the grounds ploughed and seeded. Much iuterest is manifest over the state at the coming G. A. R. Encarap aunt to e held at Chippewa Falla. Jun, 9. 10, 11 It is generally endt si,v*d that the citizens and G. A. R post of that city are putting forth extra efforts to make the encampment a not able oue. Wi USA VWbPILOT Aj GREAT DAY AT ATHENS. The Occasion of the Annual Meeting of the Western Guern sey Breeders’ Association. The Most Successful Meetings Ever Held in Wisconsin. A Few Observations of the Editor of the Pilot on the Towns of Athens and Edgar and Vicinity. A trip to the western part of Mara thon county is always refreshing and inspiring, and at no time more so than in June, when the day is full of sunshine and the breeze is from the south. It was the. good fortune of the editor of the Pilot to be able to at tend the meeting of the Western Guernsey Breeders’ association, which was held at Athens oh Wednesday last. The trip was made to Kdgar on Tuesday eveuing by train and from there to Athens, a distance of thirteen miles, on Wednesday morning, by team. The sun came up with a clear face aud shed a glow of warmth over all nature which responded with its prettiest garb of green. As old Sol peeped over the tree tops he also lighted on the of ye sleeper and routed him out of bed at 5:30, and a very pleasant hour and a half was spent looking over the progressive town of Edgar, and it was i pleasure that grew into enthusiason as we proceeded up one street and down another and be held what had been done there within the past few years. Conspicious, are the large mills of the Quaw Lumber company and the Wausau Lumber company, the Menasha Wooden Ware company’s stave and heading factory and Tom Hill’s Brick Works, which has a capac ity of 15,000 bricks a day. These four institutions employ u large number of men the greater pa~t of the year, and are the four principal institutions of Edgar. Several fine churches are very promi nent and the excellent school house is a great credit to its people as well as to the town. It i3 a modern, solid brick building and has four rooms; is heated by furnace and has an excellent system of ventilation, inside closets, and is up-to-date in every particular. Four teachers are employed with A. L. Drown, principal. The town has its own independent telephone system and every man has his place of business and residence con nected with the central office. The large and splendidly built stores will surprise all who may visit Edgar. They certainly com pare well with those at the county seat; a bank, several good hotels, and every thing had the appearance of thrift and enterprise, which means that back of Edgar’s institutions are men of push and energy. As we passed along, the signs indicated the owners of the differ ent institutions, viz : A W. Buch ner, hardware; DeLong & Roberts, federal store; Chas Rifleman, Forest louse; M. Bowe, general store; M. Schill, Northwestern Hotel; Gust. Baersch, tailoring; A. C. Wegner, post master aud dealer in furniture; 0. C. Barrett, real estate and loans; George Rifleman, real estate; Amos Rogers, livery; Bank of Edgar—G. YY r . Dudley, president aud cashier; Geo Nichols, Edgar Hay and Grain company ;J. E. Marquardt, hardware; Peitck Bros., general merchandise; Slepyan Bros., general store; V/. A. Lad wig, physician and surgeon; Pr Zepp; Goldberg’s sale stable; Lutz & I’frong, general mer chandise; two papers—Edgar Press and Enterprise; Tomkiewitz’s drug store; A. J. Cherney dealer in lumber, shingles and lath. Among those who are connected with the lumber institu tions who make their home in Edgar are VY'm. Gamble, F. K. Bissell, Y\ r . H. McDonald and Gtts. Ringle. They are all of the right sort of men to build up a town and to make the community prosperous aud congenial. Edgar has about 800 inhabitants. It is the center of one of the best farming communities m the county and the products of the forest and farm make it an important shipping point. This fact alone means that Edgar will con tinue to grow and always be a pros perous town of old Marathon. One thing that impressed us was the lovely disposition of the dogs. At that unreasonable hour, most any scrub dog would have chased a suspicious charac ter up a tree, at the first opportunity. That they did not do so demonstrates good breeding. About 7:30 o’clock, in one of Rogers’ livery rigs, we were soon speeding on towards Athens, passing through some of the most fertile lands iu the county. The distance of thirteen miles is almost one eoutinous farm; now and then were patches of hardwood forest that were delightful to the eye aud seemed very inviting. Half way to Athens is the little town of Poniatowski. Here there is a large general store and post office conducted^by Joseph Chesak; a public and a parochial school; a large church, cheese factory and blacksmith shop. ATHENS. Marathon county has many pretty towns, but the Pilot is of the opinion that none are more 90 than Athens. This village of one thousand souls, is beautifully located on the banks of Black Creek. The town was first named ‘ Black Creek Falls.” after that stream and because of the rapids at that point. The scene, as one ap proaches Athens on the Edgar road, is wg -V. 'v f WallsaiJ, Wls., tUespay, JUNE 9, 1903. worthy of the master effort of a land scape artist. It is on an elevation and seemed nestling in the shady retreats of a hardwood forest and ihe carpet of emerald extended unbroken from the open, so high and stately were the trees oi maple, bass, ash and elm, and above all floated the stars and stripes, for it was a gala day in Athens. Haudsome residences were presented to view and in the valley were manufacturing plants in full operation, and the shimmering waters of Black Creek. It is a picture that cannot help but to at once cap tivate every visitor. The stream winds about the town, and w ith its tributary, Pots toe Creek, waters three sides of the village. The banks of Black Creek are very high but not too precipitous, sloping gently to the water’s edge on either side, render ing a most delightful and pictr resque effect. On the north side of the stream is the large farm of Fred Rietbrock, the home of his famous herd of Guernseys. It comprises 200 acres about one-half plow land and one.half pasture. In the background, directly facing the village, is one of the handsomest hard wood groves in the county, and it was there that the meeting of the YVestern Guernsey Breeders’ association was held. The main improvements which greeted the eye were the immense stables, silo, creamery, (a picture of the same is given in this article through the courtesy of the Athens Record) windmills and there were puru bred cattle, sheep and hogs, growing fat and sleek on the succulent feed. In the foreground was the modern home of Y\\ L. Erbach, who has the supenn tendeney of Mr. Rietbrock’s interests at Athens. The picture shows only the Guernsey barn and the silo on this great farm. The former is 36x72 aud is arranged to accommodate twenty-four head of milking cattle, twelve stalls on either sid and an alley way in the center; running along the rear of the stalls is a cement gutter for droppings which carries liquid manure to the vault so that none of its fertilizing value may be lost. In front of the stalls is a nar row passageway to allow- the feeding of cattle and for visitors. The entire floor is of cement, as are also the troughs, for feeding and watering the cattle. Water to every part of the stables is furnished by a l -.rge wind mill. A trolley for the manure carrier runs the entire length of the stable which takes the solids to the manure vault. There is a granery in the rear, 16x30 feet. The silo is built on the most improved plan and is fourteen feet in diameter, thirty-four feet high and opens into the granery. A covered manure vault sixty feet long, eighteen feet wide, joins the Guernsey and Short Horn stables. The latter is also a model and covers a space of 30x70 feet. It is built on the Canadian plan. The milk product of the herd is separated in the barn and the warm skim milk fed to the calves and the cream is manufactured in a model dairy located about one hundred feet from the stables. The fresh butter milk helps to keep 100 hogs in good condition. The butter commands top prices to favored customers, mostly in Marshfield and Milwaukee. The stables are among the finest in the state of Wisconsin and a great ob ject lesson to farmers of Marathon county. It will pay any farmer, in tending to build a good barn, to first take a trip to Athens and look over Mr. Reitbrock’s model structure. A dam crosses Black Creek, opposite Athens, which backs up the water and forms a mill pond aud where is located the Rietbrock saw and planing mills, an institution which has been of great importance to the town since its in ception. It is nearly thirty years since “Billy” Allen and Fred Rietbrock laid out the town of Athens, and it is the universal opinion of all who have been there that they performed their work well. Mr. Rietbrock might have, as many men in this part of the state have done, monopolized all the business of the settlement thus founded. Owning the entire town site he could have put in company stores here and controlled all business and manufacturing plants. He could, also, have stripped the tim ber from the surrounding country in a few years with no thought of the future. In 1876. when he founded this settle ment, our YVausau lumbermen thought he was crazy in laying plans for a farming community in the wilds of northwestern Marathon, but the course pursued has proven the foresight and business ability of Mr. Rietbrock. He has conserved the timber in his terri tory so that his mill has a twenty year run before it to help support the busi ness of Athens, anil at the end of that period the village will thrive from the products of one of the best agricultural districts iu the union He was instrumental in inducing men of education and energy to locate at Athens and they in turn have brought others, until it is hard to imagine a town of its size that contains -o many good business men who are thoroughly congenial and who know no politics or religion when it comes to matters per- frzp sarrßKocK's gcbrsset stable awd silo taining to the welfare of their beautiful little village. It is owing to their ability to all piVil together on all oc casions that is making Athens what it is—a progressive, growing town of our county. YY’e cite s few- things which they have done there: They went in together and built an engine house, and organized a vobmteer tire department. They pur chased the hand engine that did such splendid service in YY’ausau for many years. It was the pleasure of ye editor to go through the engine house with Messrs. Geo. Sutter and Fred Damon and the old engine, as it stood there, looked as good as when it was first laid down in YVausau, some thirty years ago. It brought back to memory many pleasant events, as well as those which were saddening. Many ol the hands that helped work it in those early days are now cold in death and ;hose who were the young men then (ourselves among the rest) who helped to manipulate the machine, are beginning to show the wrinkled brow and “silver threads.” These progressive Athenians have pulled their coats and each put in his time in beautifying the public square, and they will soon have a handsome park right in the center of the business district. In the center of the square is a flag staff 75 feet high. And now about fifteen or twenty have banded together and are putting up an opera house and general hall for amuse ment, at a cost of about $6,000. The excavation for this buildiDg is already completed and the lumber on the ground, and there will K e no cessation of work until the building is completed. The opera house is located in a hand some park on the south part of tie vil lage, but easily accessible to all. The building will be opened probably in the fall at which time our people snould take an opportunity to go out. They own their own telephone system which is connected with the county seat. It gives excellent sen ice and has a large number of subscribers. The citizens are also putting in an electric lighting plant with which to light the streets, business places and residences. As before stated, Athens is admirably laid out; its streets wide and its lots, 50x150 feet, making it possible to build stables on the rear without crowding upon the residences, aD' - Oc'ween lots in each block are twenty-five foot al leys. In the center of the business dis trict is a public square and about it are stores, bank, hotels, saloons and offices. On YVednesday last, the occasion of the meeting of the YVestern Guernsey Breeders’ association, every business place, public and private buildings were artistically decorated with flags and bunting; a large archway carrying appropriate words of welcome, was placed across the street at the north east corner of the public square, and every citizen of the village was out helping to entertain the visitors. The day r could not have been more favor able had it been made to order. A walk through the residence part of the vil lage showed cozy homes and many costly residences surrounded by hand some lawns, decked with bright flow ers. The transformation daring the last decade has indeed, been wonderful and almost magic. The Abbottsford & North-Eastern R. R. runs into Athens from Abbotts ford on the Central road, a distance of eighteen miles. This road was built about fourteen years ago by F. Riet brock and has been operated by him ever since. The Uphan Manufacturing company has a road north from Athens over which to get out Us timber, going i f ia A &N.E. K. R and Wis. Central to Marshfield. This road is opening up a new country, and which taps the lands of the Rib River Lumber Cos., and said company is putting forth great efforts to get in settlers, all of which will help the trade of Athens. Athens has splendid schools, with Mr. McCabe as principal. They ha.e a fine modern brick building, with four departments. It is a state graded school and has excellent grounds. The people believe in having plenty of room for schools as well as for parks. There are four churches in the vil lage: The church of the Holy Redeemer, Roman Catholic, Rev. Father O. E. Muehlenkamp, priest. Two Lutheran, with Revs. YV. Knuf aud Paid Gehm, pastors. Presbyterian, Rev. K. Knut son, pastor. The Alden Printing company has a plant that would do credit to even the county seat. From this office the Athens Record is published weekly. It is a newsy, up to-date paper all published at home. James M. Alden is man ager and Levy YY’illiamson, editor. A very pleasant hour was spent in this office. A brief mention of the principal in dustries and institutions of Athens will give the reader a better idea ol its im portance as a trading center in our county. Three saw mills, Rietbrock, Land and Lumber Cos.; Athens Mfg. Cos., M. BrauD & Sons; H. Degnet’s heading and stave factory; C. D Heath’s hoop factory; Ceres Roller mills, E. Sehiegel manager; Geo Kreutzercream ery company with skimming stations in the towns of Hamburg, Halsey, Bern and Johnson. The bank of Athens, with a capital of $25,000. The report of this bank on June 2d showed a total of deposits of $59,580.76, the company owns its own building in which is a fire proof vault and burglar proof safe. Its officers are A L Kreutzer, Pres.; Ernst E. Sehiegel, Vice-Pres.; F. A Strupp, Cashier. Di rectors—H. G. Flieth, A. L. Kreutzer, C. J. YViuton, C. S. Gilbert, John H Chesak, Geo. A. Kreutzer, Ernst E. SchlegeL Among ti e principal places of busi ness are the following: Geo. A. Kreutzer, general store. Henry Degner, hardware and furni ture. Athens Farmers’ store. Henry Kreutzer, general store- Masek & Chesak, shoe store. * Sam Strimling, general store. F. F. Damon, real estate. VV. G. Cotanche, drug store. Ed. Sehaller, Athens House. Hugo Beltz, tailor. . G. Gruenewald, wagon manufac turer and blacksmith. H. B. Esselman, blacksmith. Bilsie & Bauman, liverymen. E. Burgess, tobacco and fruits and barber shop. Keiner & Schultheiss, meat market. Fred Belz, meat market. Zuhlke Hotel. Araoug the progressive men who are connected with some of the above insti> tutions and employed by the same an Jos. and John Braun, Geo. Sutter, Chas. Kiehl. Frank Blecha, John Carl son, Johu Kreutzer, John and Robert Nuenschwander, Peter Schmidt, Char.. Greiner, J. F. Riley, Dr. C. F.. Born man, Dr. J. A McCarty, and attorney L. L. Lawson. The above are but a few observations made by the Pilot man, on his brief trip to the Guernsey meeting. Of neces sity, many things were overlooked and the lack of space has made it necessary to chop off on details. One thing which favorably impresses anyone who goes through that part of Marathon county, no matter how hastily, is that it is exceedingly dot: 1 tful if anywhere in the state there can be found a section possessing more natural advantages for homes and farming purposes, with its clear running gently rising hills, without bluffs,.level and fertile valleys, without sloughs, fine natural timber, soil of good depth and rare fertility. No portion of our county, has been more noted for its enterprise, or the steady influx of popnlation, and yet it is but a virgin field—full of oppor tunities for all wno may go there, with the comforts of an old country and all the inspiring possibilities of anew. GUERNSEY -MEETING. Through the above we have sand wiched much about the meeting of the YVestern Guernsey Breeders’ associa tion, so that now we will get down to the “meat in the cocoanut,” without delay. This meeting was a notable one, as it brought together many prominent men of our country. The par y arrived at seven o’clock Wednesday a. m. in two special Pull mans aud were met at the station by Athens Juvenile Band and wereaY once taken to the Athens House, for Break fast. After breakfast, teams were in readiness and the whole party enjoyed two or three hours, driving through the surrounding country. At 11.30, headed by the band, the visitors, followed by about 500 citizens of Athens and farm ers from the country su rounding, marched to the grove north of YV. L. Erbach’s house, wnieh had been cleared up for the occasion where the crowd enjoyed a dinner. After dinner the Guernsey breeders had their meeting, the address of welcome being made by Mr. Rietbrock and the response by (J. A. Everett, editor of the Wisconsin agriculturalist. Interesting papers were read by H. D. Griswold, ot YVestSalem, and Prof. F. W. Wall, of Madison. This was followed by a discussion in which Prof. W. L. Carlysle, ex-Gov. Hoard, F. Rietbrock, Geo. McKerrow, Prof. YVoll, Charles Hill, Prof. Haecker and others took part. After this the Helendale herd of Guernseys were inspected, then the stables were looked over by the visitots. At 5 o’clock the visitors were entertained at dinner at W. L. Erbaeh’s residence. About seventy sat at the tables and enjoyed the bountiful meal prepared by Mrs. Erbach and the ladies of Athens. About half the party left on a special at 7:30 p.m. the balance staying over until morning. .. Among the prominent men in agri cultural and Guernsey lines were ex- Gov. YV. 13. Hoard, Prof. W. T. Car lyle, Prof. T. L. Haecker, of the Minne sota Agricultural Experiment station. Professors Russell, larrington, Woil and Moore, of Madison; C. H. Everett, of Racine, editor of the Wisconsin Ag- j nculturalist; C. Solverson, ofNashota, and Chas. L. Hill, President and Secre tary of the Western Breeders’ associa tion ; Jas. H. Berne, of Oakfield, breeder of the two highest priced cows ever sold in VY'isconsin, cows which produced 1,742 pounds of butter in one year; Mrs Aua F. Hewie, of Elm Grove, champion of cleanliness in the dairy, aud many others. Probabiy very few of our people appreciate the importance to Marathon county of the Guernsey meeting held at Athens last Wednesday. The YY’est ern (Juernsey Breeders held their an nual meeting in this county at the iuvi tation of Fred Rietbrock, a man whose life work has been to build up this great county. Part of his great scheme of development is to make Athens the center of the greatest Guernsey cattle district in the United States, to this end the Guernsey men were invited and shown this natural dairy country, that they were surprised at the development already made and the wonderful growth of grasses and clover and the bountiful supply of clear, cool water, would be putting it mildly. Several of the visi tors are planning to move into the dis trict and help Mr. Rietbrock in bis work, and in a few years a Guernsey buyer will come to northwestern Mara thon for Guernsey cattle, just as the Short Horn breeders go to the Short Horn mecca in Canada. NOTES. The Reitbrock Laml and Lumber company is composed of F. Rietbrock and son, Adolph, and W. I*. Erbach. Ernest E Schlegel is president of Athens and is a wide awake, progress ive officer. On Wednesday he was very much in evidence. A. J. Philips, of West Salem, went over from Wausau to attend the Guern sey meeting. He is a member of the executive committee of the association The editor of the Pilot is UDder ob ligations to Jos. Braun, Geo. Sutter, F. F. Damon, Geo. Krentzer, Frank Blecha, H Degner and others for kind ly courtesies extended. Blecha Bros, have a saw mill about five miles from the village. The firm is composed of Frank and Geo. Blecha. Frank is also one of the prime movers in the Krentzer Creamery company. Those who went over to Athens from Wau.au to attend the Guernsey meet ing were Senator A. L Kreutzer, L. K A right, O. E Wells and son, Sam. John F. Earnout, R. B Johns, John Maoser, vl H. Duncan, W. N. Allen and E. B. Th tyer. Christ. Mutb. of Manitowoc county, a Guernsey breeder, and one of the members of the Guernsey association, and John Hall, a cattle breeder of the same county, old time friends of Billy Allen, were his guests at Athens dur ing the meetiDg. George Kreutzer, who represents the ••wo ol Halsey on the county board, iud who is the proprietor of one of the Quest stores in Athens, is boilding a very handsome residence, which will n> completed this season. It will be itnong the finest homes in the county Athens is very proud of its band, and well it may be. It is composed mainly of young boys of the village, who have oeen instructed by Jos Drieda, who is leader, and who has brought them to a state of proficiency that is surprising This band furnished music at our last county fair and has been engaged again for the next one. Another old settler, and one who has cat a promiment figure in the village s onward march is Wm. Kietz He was also found suffering from sickness. Mr. Rietz was chairman of his town for No. 28—TERMS, SI.BO pei Annum. Henry B. Huntington, Law, Real Estate and Fire Insurance. Third St., Opp, Court House, Wausau, Wis. Over 1-1,000 Acres of Fine Fanning and Hardwood Lands for Sale in Marathon, Lincoln and Taylor Counties, Wis. The lands described below are among the choicest and are located in Marathon County. Fine Residence Property, Business Property Building Lots, and Acre Property for sale in the city. MONEY TO LOAN ON REAL ESTATE SECURITY. FOR SALE—of nw’,4 and o'* of section 3, town 2i!. w 1 ,. section 8. town 28, range 8. and w’4 of sw' 4 , section 1, town 29. range 7. anil nel- 4 of se’ 4 and $4 of se 1 section 81. town 29. range 10, and n* 4 , section 6, town 30, range 7, and p' : of se'section -'6 town 30, range 7, and *', of nej. 4 , section 85, town 80, range 7. and n’<J of nw' 4 . section 86, town 30, range 7. and ae'i of ae> 4 seotion 4, town 80, range 8. and n’., of swU and w l . of ee' 4 . section 10. town 80, range 8. aud k<-!4 of swl 4 andsw l 4 of se’ 4 , section 12." town 30, range 8, and uc’, of nw’4. section 18, town 30, range 8, and D 1 Jof ne}, 4 . section 15, town 30. range 8 and s}, of nw'., section 2s, town 80, range 8. and n 1 - of nw’ 4 , section 24 towu SO. range 8, and e' of ne’,. section 16, town 80, range 9, ard se’ 4 . section 18, town 80, range 9 and wl< of se' 4 , section 19, town 80. range 9, and e’-* of sw’ 4 section 20, town SO, range 9. and e,' 2 of m’’ 4 and se l , section 21, town 80, range 9, and neV 4 of nw’4 and,w’i of nw‘ 4 and e?i of sw’ 4 . section 22, town 80, range 9. and se' 4 , section 27, town 30, range 9. and uw’ 4 of ne l , and nw’. 4 . section 28, town SO, range 9, and of tie’* and se’ 4 , section 38. town 30, range 9. and sw' 4 , section 10, town SO, range 10. * k jf- 4 ■ - --'As 1 • /WM ms Armtrr 1 T 1H - u I " 1 “ r; * 1 a * ' 13 5 ? \ s , J>LOC \' . 5; 1 !'[* !*;*[* [<l3; , 1 . 1 1 1 1 • 1 ) j * rw.ro* tmrrr . ) 1 —s ——c ——* ——s ——s ——c — ; I t / ~*+,,* , r ■ * 1 ; I I * ■ 1 --*• 1— I- a -*~i — |*i : D 4 i ft ft A> s r 1 ! !. ,| , j , ; * “ '• * *- 1 i * ! t tmirnerl sr*eer r j I —b —t—b ——b ——n ——b ——n — ! \* 33 * ' ' 4 ! } mjr >*£* — * 1 1 1 1 j t n k> 9,r, r i ' j I■■ in ii.r —ii— tr 111>1 I>l himl-L in...— & !/wnw/A> *; Nr . —-Ifc-T ——- —-_L_ . s L .-j - r~c— >- i. * "• “ h ?-, rL |4r '*.r !° 5 i ■ g rS j *9 t imrf 1 r /; fj i —i ’ f % > For prices and terms, or any information relating to the abovedescribe lots or lands, apply at my office, Henryß. Huntington. WHT IS XT' ? You find all the leading PHYSICIANS’ PRE SCRIPTIONS on file in our store? FIRST Because the DOCTORS know It Is perfectly safe to have them filled here. (confidence) SECOND —They appreciate the fact. We use only Squibb's, Merck's and f’arke Davis A (purity) Co's Bi-tigs, Chemicals and Pharmaceuticals which are recognized the world over for their purity, strength and uniformity. THIRD That the prescription In always filled exactly as written, and never substituted. (reliability) FOURTH —Our system of filling prescriptions is very complete and accurate: never filled (accuracy) l, y apprentices, but only thoroughly experienced Registered Pharmacists. p| p-ppj The scale of charging Pair ai.i Reasonable. We make a margin on everything (price; we sell, a small uniform per cent. WE LIVE UP TO AND NOT UPON OUR REPUTATION AT THE Pardee Drug Store, (THE YELLOW FRONT.) HoUse Cleaning Tiijie. At this season it is to your interest to call on the Esch Furniture Company and inspect the line of Carpets, Draperies, Lace Curtains, etc., with assurances that you can Save Money in every department, on all articles, including Tables, Chairs and Rockers. Special Sale —Low Prices. Satisfaction —Ecoryoryty. 618-THIRD STREET-620. many years and did excellent work He has held many offices of trust and is very highly esteemed. It is hoped that fir. JL-itz's recovery will be rapid and permameDt. The pleasure of our Athens visit was somewhat marred by finding our old friend F. A Strupp confined to his home by sickness. Mr. Strupp has played a promiment part m building up Athens. Ha was for many years county • uperintendent of schools, postmaster, justice of the peace, and i- now cashier of the Bank of Athens He has always been a leading spirit in that which tended for the good and progress of the village. For about four week* Mr. Strupp has been confined to his home but be i* now able to be up and is i reproving. Y. M. C. A. NOTES. F O Leisar, managing Ser-'y of the University of Wis Y. M. C. A., ad dressed the Metis meeting S today. The annual meeting will be held Mon day, June 15. at 9 o'clock. The boys are taking a great interest ] in the Jnoior Camp which is to he held ; at Rice Lake. c-ar Harshaw. July 1 to 10; so far 17 boys have given in their j names; if there are any others, hand j in your names at once *M. Anderson, the state Bee*y. is going to camp for a few day s, ab<> Dr. Hazeiton is trying to j be present Have boys go, they need an outing after school. Mr. Puehler, assistant state Sec’y, will j address the meeting Sunday, June 14. j PHILIP DEAN, Wet id SopeiHit, McKinley Bioc*. WaEM.WiS. 0 \ Every Woman \ i* ami ■howMknow * * ** A \ ftfcuut it* wor*Jrrfl A X \ MAttVfL WhSrfiflf Spray V J Tig-new Wftasl H, rtag*. \ rs *L tir-n utt'i .‘■•trfuin. -af wfy fit Ml 4 CodwiwiL \ V It 1 Isk rwr 4rmrr~t H If - iW 7 til* !PS( SJ *1 * awpifAO ▼ \ / li ?*.*■! * lTifff \ # i fu,i y . raag • ’- win- u. / M * ■ \ it v ii >.. / m K<><>fu Tish-oIMv. %cw Eork. - — w For * ale by Tb® Frcst-ITiilbrick Drug ; Company, next to post office. Mrs. Clara Boetcher. practical mid wife, Fifth street, next to German Lutheran church Confinements and all other kinds of sickness taken at the bouse. tf. L. E. Spencer, M. D., office in the McKinley block, corner Third and McClellan streets.