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National German American Bank Capital, $200,000. Surplus, $50,000. United States Depositary. Depository of the State of Wisconsin Ornciu:-B. Heinemann. Preet; W. Alex ander, Vice-Preet. ; a. G. Flieth,Cashier. Dibeotors:—B. Heinemann, C. 8. 'Gilbert, Wall. Alexander, H. G. Flieth, F. W. Kick bosch.C. J. Winton. 5. D. Roes, H M.Thomp sonandD. J. Murray. T* SOLICITS VCUR PATRONAGE. Pays interest on time deposits at the rate of 3 per cent, oer annum. Invitee attention to its savings department in interest is payable semi-annnally on the first of January and July, on snms then on deposit three months or more. Sums of fo.oa and npward will be received. Has a safety deposit vault. Boxes for rent at $2 per year. ISKausan XHlot. TUESDAY, JAN. 1, 1907. Published weekly andentered at the Post Office at Wansan as second class matter. The Pilot is issued on Monday this week on account of its regular publica tion day falling on Tuesday. To one and all of the Pilot’s readers we wish a very Happy New Year H. H. Manson of Wausau, chairman of the Democratic state central commit tee, stopped off in Milwaukee for a day this week on his way home from Madi son, where with Mrs. Manson, he spent the Christmas holidays. It was his first visit to the scenes of his ante-election activities and it w T as doubtless with min gled pain and pleasure that he recalled the stirring days of dispute between his champion, Aylward, and the ogre of the opposition, W. D. Connor. “I haven’t account of the filing of the ex pense account of the Republican state central committee,” said Mr. Manson. “It really seems that they ought to ob serve the law which they themselves had written on the statue books. I was vi ry careful to file a complete and ex plicit statement of all monies which we received and expended, even confessing to a shortage of over SIOOO. Perhaps it is the dislike of making a similar con fession which keeps our friends the ene my from filing their statement. Under the law, I believe the committee cannot be compelled to file a statement—that is, no action can be taken against them for failure to comply with the law, until five citizens request the district attorney to demand the statement to be tiled.” — Evening Wisconsin. Mu. Buy an declares that President Roosevelt was justified in dismissing the battalion of negro troops. He says in the Conirrioner: “It is inconceivable that fair-minded persons shquld criticise the President for relieving the military service of a body of triops whose members will shield criminals. There is no principle in law or an morals requiring that greater consideration should be shown to the innocent soldiers who prefer to conceal the guilt of their comrades than to the public in general. “There is very clear distinction be tween the sports of the school boy and the commission of crimes, if a dozen school boys were present when one or two of their number killed a fellow student, no one would justify the silence of tUc boys who looked. “It is the duty of soldiers to assist in bringing to punishment those who are guilty of criminal offenses, even though the guilty opes belong to the same com pany. “The friends of the black man, whether they be themselves white or black, cannot afford to defend the crime of shielding crime. “It may bie that the President has gone beyond his authority. If so, the question ought to lib discussed as a legal one. Those who assert the moral right of negro soldiers to shield com rades charged with a capital offense will not give any material assistance in the settlement of the race question.” An Amazing Chapter In a review of President Roosevelt’s message and Mr. Bryan’s Madison Square Garden speech, The New York World finds that the president and Mr. Bryan are in agreement on a multitude of subjects. They agree on an inheritance and in come tax. They agres on the desirability of en forcing the initial clause of the Sherman anti-trust law. They are in accord on the federal licensing of corporations. Both oppose got erument by injunc tion. An eight-hour day meets with their approval. \ Arbitration of labor disputes tiuds them in agreement. Bryan urgt>d that the Philippines should be treated as Cuba is being treated and Roosevelt has indicated tha* hereafter both will be treated alike. Both favor free trade with the Phil ippines. Bryan objected to the use of navies to collect private debts and —oosevelt al lows that he is right. Bryan holds that all natural monop olies should be public monopolies and Roosevelt utges that the remaining coal lands of the public domain should be re tained by the government to prevent private monopoly. And the parallel is to be continued throughout the gamut of public ques tions and political issues. “The Bryan-Roosevelt merger,” The World says, “is one of the most extra ordinary events in American history, especially in view of the fact that Mr. Bryan claims to be ‘more radical than ever,’ while .Mr. Rooseveb persists in regarding himself as a rational conserv ative b'dtling manfully “ag.iiust the demagogue and agitator." It is an amazing chapter in American history, the winning of Roosevelt. With the single exception of Tyler, who turned against the Whigs, though he was j elected vice-president by them and suc ceeded to the presidency on the death of President William Henry Harrison, the democrats have never fared better at the hands of their victorious oppon eD'.s than they have fared at the hands of Theodore Roosevelt. Defeated, they find themselves victorious. The victory ! is tie gre„ oi in that Roosevelt has ■ compelled his party to swallow and relish democratic doctrine. Tyler was repudiated by bis party and it died. The republican party of Hanna and McKinley and Aldrich and “the in teres” has swallowed the bitter dose of democracy, and it, too, is sick unto death. It lives in name, but it lives in the spirit of Bryan and in the deeds of Roosevelt —Milwaukee News. PEN PORTRAIT OF MARCUS DALY. Possessed Qualities Bound to Force Him to the Front. Daly was a man of medium height and stocky figure. A splendid, full rounded head topped a well knit body. His eye was marvelously clear, and his voice, in conversation, was low and mellow. His feet were small and his hands, despite the hardships of his early life, were delicate and shapely as a woman s, writes C. P. Connolly, in McClure’n. He had had no early advantages. He was born in Ireland and left that country when he was not yet 15. He sold newspapers in New York and later obtained employment as messenger in a mercantile or banking house in that city, where he saved enough money to take him by water to California. From there he drifted up to the Comstock, in Nevada, and then went to Montana. He would have forced himself up through poverty and obscurity had he never discovered the Butte hill. No man was shrewder in his everyday intercourse with men. Few knew the real workings of his mind —he seemed to divine the mental processes of others. He did not belong to that race of poverty stricken and superior men who, as Balzac said, can do every thing for the fortunes of others, but nothing for their own. SHIP HAS STRANGE HISTORY. Oldest in Point of Service, Has Had but Five Captains. The De Tvende Brodre is her name, and if she is not she ought to be the oldest ship at present In commission on the four oceans. Only a few weeks ago this old sailing ship, whose keel was laid at Marstal, Prussia, in 1786, arrived in Swedish waters, and in February of next year she will cele brate her 121st birthday. Not only is the De Tvende Brodre in a class by herself in point of age, but she is just as interesting o far as the history of her skippers is concerned. During all the years she has been on the seas she has had but five captains, and every one of these skippers be longed to the same family. Thi first skipper navigated the vessel for 29 years, the second 22 years, the third 20 years, the fourth 32 years, and the present skipper has been 17 years in command. At the present time the De Tvende Brodre is taking on cargo In the harbor of Nykoping, Sweden. Buying Up World’s Treasures. The fad of American steel and other millionaires for pearl necklaces and the scarcity of choice examples bring out the fact that a large part of the present supply comes from the hoards of oriental rulers. A dealer predicts the approach of the time “when even the Indian rajah and the Chinese man darin will have no more pearls to of fer.” In the search for objects of “bigotry and virtue” in which to in vest his superfluous millions, the American collector has now progressed well-nigh around the globe. He has ransacked Europe for artistic plunder, picking up old furniture and old folios and old portraits in England, old sil ver and old Sevres and crown jewels In France, old masters and old man uscripts in Italy, marbles in Greece and carpets worth a 1,000-share profit in Union Pacific from the harems of sultans. He has now gone further afield as a bidder for the heirlooms of rajahs. Foiled His Wife. Perhaps one of the queerest of fu nerals was that of Samuel Baldwin, of Lymington. It seems that this English squire and his wife were in the habit of quarreling nearly every day. In one of their wranglings, the wife got the better of old Sam by tell ing him that some day she would dance over his grave. This worried the old man, and to spite her and to prevent her from carrying out her threat, he arranged with his executor that he should be buried in the sea, outside the Needles. To confirm this statement, there is this entry in the old Lymington church register: “Samuel Baldwin, Esq., sojourner in this parish, was im mersed without the ‘Needles,’ sans ceremonie, May 20th, 1736.” —The Sunday Magazine. Her P. S. “Dear Hubby: I write this in a great hurry, so that you may get it in time to start for home by the first train. Isn't it dreadful? “This nasty fire company have ru ined all my newest gowns which were not burned, and, to make matters worse, I am living with the Rushtons, who, as yon know, have the worst children on earth. They worry the life out of me—as if it were not enough to suffer the loss of ray lovely gowns! Isn't it dreadful! I suppose well have to live in a hotel for awhile, but do come at once. Your distracted wife, Edna. “P. S.—l forgot to mention that our house is burnt down, but I suppose you ha\e guessed it from reading my letter.—E.” —Tit-Bits. Javanese Love Dance. The Javanese love dance is the most graceful in all the world, unit ing its pulsing, sensuous rhythm with utter abandon and perfect physical grace. The women of Java are not beautiful, but ia their dobies is ex pressed the most grace the world has known, a grace which makes the Egyptian seem awkward, and the Parisian danseuse lacking in grace. So Sweet of Him. “I believe she remarked,” said Miss Richley, angrily, “that I might be a success as a vendor of catfish.” “Er —not exactly,” replied Mr. Gall aunt “She said your mouth was your fortune —” “Indeed?” “Yes; and I told her I was surprised to hear that your fortune was so small.” PERSONAL MENTION. —Mrs. Thos. Ma one is visiting rela tives in Knowlton. .—Mrs. B. Heinemann is reported quite ill in Chicago. —Lamar Crosby will return to Colum bus, Mo., on Wednesday. —B. B. Park, of Stevens Point, was iD Wausau on Wednesday. —Mr. and Mrs. Geo. L. W arren spent Christmas in Grand Rapids. —J Hanowitz, of Mosinee, attended the Masonic party on Friday evening. —Mitchell Stewart will return to Northern Minnesota on Wednesday. —W. R. Scholtield will return to Prince Albert, Can., on Wednesday. —Miss Lita Heinemann returned to her school in Boston, Mass., yesterday. —Miss Jane Casey, of Oshkosh, sister of Mrs. P. L. Goerliug, is visiting in the city. —Miss Viola Salzman, of Marshfield, visited relatives in Wausau over Christ mas. —Miss Margaret Young came home from the Stout school at Menomonie for the holidays. —Alfred and Donald Wilson are spending the holidays at their home in this city. —Arthur L. James came up from Osh kosh and spent the holidays at his home in this city. —Lieut. Governor W. D Connor and son, Donald, of Marshfield, were in the city Saturday. —Miss Bessie Vaughan, who had been visiting at her home, returned to Star Lake on Saturday. —Mr. and Mrs John Matliie spent the holidays in Green Biy with the the latter’s parents. —Mrs. W. C. Silverthorn and son, George, went to Minneapolis on Wednes day to visit relatives. —Miss Mabel Rogers, of Appleton, visited with Mr. and Mrs. A A H< ieper a few days last week. —Mr. and Mrs A. L Krentzor will leave f t West Baden, Ind., Thursday, to spend s< veral weeks —Robert Flaherty come down from Hazelhurst on Saturday to spend New Year’s with his family. —Mr. and Mrs. Justin Means, of Mer' rill, visited P. O Means and family the latter part of the week. —Louis Goerling, of Marinette, was in the city last Friday visiting his brother, P L Goerling. —E Iward Gorman came up from the state University and is spending the holidays at his home in Wausau. —Dr. and Mrs. Vedder.of Eiger,were the guests of the latter’s parents, Rev ant! Mrs. S. N. Wilson Christmas. —John Bissell came down from Arbor Vitae and spent Christmas at his home in this city. He returned on Wednesday. —Robert Briggs spent the past week with his parents Mr. and Mrs. J. P Briggs, in this city. Mr Briggs is an attorney in Gary, Ind. L. H. Wheeler, who has been travel ing for the past two months for the Wheelcr-Timlin Lumber Cos., returned to the city on Wednesday. —Waiter Swope came over from Eau Claire and spent Christmas day with his parents, Mr and Mrs. Leander Swope. He returned ou Wednesday. —Mr and Mrs S L. Mahard and son, Delmer, and Miss Elizabeth Dern, of Antigo, will spend New Year’s day in this city with Mr. and Mrs. John Dern —Mr. ‘.'nd Mrs. Alexander Stewart and daughter, Miss Helen, will depart for Washington, D C , the latter part of tills week, where they will spend the winter. —Mr. and Mrs. Aug. Lemke, came up from Chicago, to spend the holidry, here. Mr. Lemke is studying dentistry and will return to pursue his studies on Thursday. —Win. Goodrich, who has been spending the past week in Wausau, returned to his home in LaC-osse to day. Mrs. Goodrich remained for a longer visit. —F. W. Kiekbuseh, Jr , came home from Chicago and spent the past week at his home in Wausau. Mr. Kiekbuseh is studying voice culture at the Chicago Musical college. —Mr. and Mrs. E. A. Scriver and daughters, the Misses Mable and Elizabeth, of Merrill, spent Christmas in Wausau with Mr. Scriver’s sister, Mrs. Chas. Gilbert and family. —Assemblyman Aug. F. Marquardt will leave next Saturday for Milwaukee, where he will visit over Sunday, and then go to Madison to be present at the opening of the legislature Jan. 9. —Robt. Sheridan, of Sagola, Mich., speut Friday evening in the city. Robert was formerly assistant book keeper in the office of the Stewart Lbr. Cos. and resided here for a number of years. —David Winton came down from Thief River Falls, Minn., the latter part of the week to spend New Year's and also to attend a stockholders’ meeting of the Thief River Falls Lbr. Cos , which will be held next Thursday. —Mr. and Mrs. Burr Jones and daughter, Gretehen, of Port Washing ton, came up to spend the holidays with relatives. Mr. Jones returned home on Tuesday night. Mrs. Jones and daughter will remain until the latter part of this week. —Mrs. N. T. Kelly departed for Mor ris, 111, on Sunday evening to visit with her daughter, Mrs. W. G. Norton and family. From there Mrs Kelly expects to leave for California about the middle of January, and will be accompanied by Mrs. Geo. F. Beilis. They will be absent until next spriDg. —John Lamont, of this city; H Baese mann, of Rib Falls, and John Seubert, of Marathon City, returned from Louisi ana on Friday. They had been South for two weeks looking over timber lands. Mr. Kretlow. who was also one of the party, had to remain to look up titles. He returned today. —Mr. and Mrs. A. H. Grout and daughter, Miss Edith, who were visit ing relatives in Menasha, returned home on Christmas night. Mr. Grout was taken sick with the grippe while in Menasha and he felt that he must get home. Notwithstanding he had a high fever, he made the trip without being any the worse for it. He was confined to his home until Saturday, and is now feeling quite himself again. —Helen Lewis, of Rhinelander, is visiting in the city with Genevieve Ed moods, and Helen Coates. —F. M. Deutsch returned home Satur day from Oshkosh, where he had been attending to business matters. —Dr. x nomas Mercer, of Minneapolis, spent Christmas with his sister, Mrs. J. W T . Coates and family. He returned home on Tuesday evening. —Miss Marion White, of Chicago, ar rived in the city on Wednesday, aDd s a guest of Miss Margaret Dunbar* They are school mates in Vassar college, —Miss Helen Becker, who is teaching school near Athens came home during the week and then went to Milwaukee to attend the Wisconsin Teachers’ asso ciation meeting. —P. J Fosse, of Poynette, who had been visting at the home of his wife’s parents, Mr. and Mrs. Fred Boiler, Sr., returned home Wednesday. Mrs. Fosse remained for a longer visit. —Mr. and Mrs, A D. Bowman, of Kilbourn, Wis., will arrive in the city this Monday evening and will be guests at the home of Mr. and Mrs' W. H. Mylrea over New Years. —ln the evening of Christmas day, Mrs. Benjamin Heinemann received the sad news of the death of her sister in New York state Mr. and Mrs Heinemann departed East to attend the funeral on Wednesday. —Mrs. D. N. Winton and children, of Thief River Falls, will arrive in the city tomorrow morning, to join Mr. Wintou who has been here for several davg. Tney will be gne>ts of Mr. and Mrs. Charles J Wintou. UNLUCKY ON HIS BIRTHDAY. Few Things Left to Happen in the Chapter of Accidents. He was a sad looking stranger, and as he leaned against a lamppost he said to a policeman: “It is strange how unlucky some days are.” ‘‘lt is Anything bad hap pened to you to-day?” asked the police man. ‘‘Well,” replied the stranger, “it started with my finding my watch stopped; then my razor slipped, and my chin —well, just look at it; then, at breakfast, my son spilled hot milk down my sleeve; after that, as I was rushing up the steps to the station, a fellow trod on my umbrella and broke the top off, and I lost my train through talking to him, and” — But here a water cart came quickly around the corner and drenched the stranger from the knee downward. He gazed around him with a sickly smile, and remarked: “There! What did I tell you? I don't care a straw about what has happened up to now. What worries me Is, what on earth will happen next?”—Answers. STOCK STORY OF CONVICTS. Prisoners All Have Tales of Immense Hidden Treasures. “About two-thirds of the prisoners in here,” remarked a guard at the pen itentiary, “believe, or profess to be lieve, that they have great quantities of booty hidden somewhere in the United States. Sometimes they per suade guards to believe that their stories are true. “I remember of one instance when a guard took a companion and drove to a spot which was mapped out on a plat by the convict and dug up acres of ground. Every time the pick struck a hard substance the treasure was located in the mind’s eye of the guard and his companion. But they did not find anything and the convict had a laugh all to himself. Many have been fooled on these hidden treasures and it is an old gag now.” —Columbus Dis patch. Thinks Saul Was Justified. When J. Pierpont Morgan sailed on the Celtic to Naples, a stop was made at Ponta Delgada in the Azores, and thence a deputation came to call upon the magnate. The talk during the reception turn ed to music, and a lady asked Mr. Morgan if he had ever heard the Gre gorian music that Is sung in the Sis tine chapel in Rome. “I have,” said Mr. Morgan. “And how did you like it?” the lady asked. “Those chants, you know, are said to be sung to the tunes which were used in David’s time.” Mr. Morgan smiled. “I could never understand till now,” he said, “why Saul threw his javelin at David.’—Philadelphia Record. Why the Fare Was Simple. A traveler in the mountains of North Carolina stopped at a cabin to obtain a meal, which, when served, consisted of the inevitable “side meat an’ cornbread.” The traveler had ob served a great deal of game as he passed along the road, and, seeing a shotgun in the cabin, remarked that it would seem that they might add to their bill of fare with but little trou ble. “That’s so, stranger,” the mountain eer drawled, “an’ we all do generally hev right smart game. Would hev had some pattiges terday ef Bub hadn’t been sich er fool. He went huntin’ yis tidoy an’ shot off one bar’l of ther gnn, an’ then blowed into ther muzzle ter cleir out ther nipple.” Reynard as a Mouser. The fox is an excellent mouser. He will lie and watch for a field mouse in the long grass like a cat, pounce upon it, kill it with a bite and lay it on one side until he has caught an other, when, picking them all up, as many as he can carry in his mouth, he will canter away with them to serve them out to the cubs. This fact was confirmed by witnesses in Scot land who were examined by a com mittee of the board of agriculture when taking evidence on the occasion of the plague of field voles on the lowland sheep farms in 1893. Age and Personal Charm. An amusing discussion recently took place between an artist and an au thor as to at which period of life a woman was the most fascinating. Ac cording to the artist a woman should not be painted between the ages of 25 and 40. as she was in the greatest transition period of her life; the au thor, on the other hand, declares that she is at the height of her fascination and beauty between the ages of 30 and 40. The question is still unset tled. A Woman’s Handicap. “My dear girl, what on earth is the matter?” cried the young husband hurrying into the nursery, where the mother was struggling with a lusty, screaming infant. “The old, old story,” she answered, with pathetic submission to the inev itable. “I have been washing my hair and can't do a thing with him!” WHEN BUCHANAN WAS KING. Scotch Monarch Transferred Royal Authority to Tutor. George Buchanan was a scholarly historian, conversationalist, and the best Latin poet of his age. Buchanan was tutor to Mary, Queen of Scots, and to her sin, James, afterward James I. of England. One day he caused himself tc be made king of Scotland, and this was the way of it: Having observed in James a tendency to too ready acquiescence, he drew up a paper for his royal pupil to sign. James did so at once, without having read iL The document hap pened to be a transfer of the royal authority to Buchanan for 15 days, and no sooner had the poet got it into his possession than he began to play the monarch, even before the king himself. James thought the man a lunatic until the instrument was pro duced by which he had signed away his sovereignty. This incident was used by the worthy perceptor to illus trate the day’s lesson on the re sponsibilities of monarchs. Ex change. FREE FOR A TIME. Why Dr. Besom Was Untrammeled in His Speech. The Northby Clarion never failed to notice the presence of a visitor in the small town, and if he was a person known to fame, the Clarion made suit able comments. Occasionally these comments were so worded as to prove unwittingly keen. Rev. Mr. Besom was a man known in the pulpit as a fearless setter-forth of rights and wrongs, but in the do mestic circle he displayed, for pru dential reasons, considerable reserve of speech and action. “Dr. Besom is once more among us for a brief season,” wrote the chron icler of Northby’s social and religious life. “He says and does exactly as he thinks right, without regard to the opinions or belief of others. “His wife is not with him.”—Youth’s Companion. What Made Operation Costly. Herkimer James, the well-known scientist, was talking in New York about the bill of $25,000 that Dr. Frank Billings presented to the Marshal Field estate for seven days’ treatment of the dead millionaire. “It seems a big fee,” said Prof. James. “It comes to more than $3,500 a day, doesn’t it? At that rate Dr. Billings’ income would be $1,250,000 a year. “Yes, it was a big fee, but when ever physicians’ fees seem extortion ate I think of a certain famous eye specialist. “A patient of this specialist’s, com ing to pay his bill, growled: “ ‘Doctor, it seems to me that SSOO is a big charge for that operation of mine. It didn’t take over half a min ute.’ “ ‘My dear sir,’ the other answered,, ‘in learning to perform that operation in half a minute I have spoiled <r, er 11 pecks of such eyes as yours.'' “Nickels” for France. From the beginning of December copper money will gradually be with drawn from circulation in and be replaced by five and ten centime pieces made of, nickel. The shape and size of the new coins hive not yet been decided on, but the minister of finance is considering several types,, and it is thought probable that the coins will be about the sae of an. American five-cent nickel and an American quarter, %ispectlvely. They will most likely be made with, a hole through them, or with flat, edges, so that they shall not be mis taken for half-francs and francs by careless persons. Not Up on Art. The late David B. Henderson, apropos of ignorance, said: “But the worst case of ignorance I can tell you of occurred in ’69 in a re mote section of our country. There was a man who suddenly became rich and built an enormous house. He de cided to adorn the house with some statuary, and so he wrote to Italy for a copy of the Venus de Milo. “The copy in due time a.rived. It was executed in carrara marble, very beautiful. But no sooner did he re ceive it, than the millionaire sued the railroad for $2,000 for mutilation, and what’s more, he won the suit.” Simplon Dangers. Newspapers published in the Valais state that the Simplon tunnel is threatened with a serious danger. In the second gallery there has taken, place a serious displacement of rock, and if this displacement should pro duce its reaction in the first gallery it is feared an interruption would take place in the working of the railway. One awkward effect already produced is that the channel for carrying off the flood of hot water has already been destroyed, and the water now flows unchecked through the tunnel. —London Globe. The “Only Indispensable Magazine” IT’S THE AMERICAN MONTHLY RE VIE Wof REVIEWS THIS YEAR IT IS MORE IN DISPENSABLE THAN EVER PRESIDENT ROOSEVELT says: “I know tht through its columns views htvt been presented to me that I could not otherwise have htd iccess to; because t.! earnest and thoughtful men, no matter how widely their ideas diverge, are givet. free utterance in ita columns.'’ WE WANT AGENTS TO REi IESENT US IN EVERY COMMUNITY large and .small, for full or spare time work. 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Gush About “Good Old Times” Has No Real Foundation. After-dinner speakers are making much of the old-fashioned honesty. They very properly bemoan present corruption, graft, chicanery and the entire list of evils, which, with time honored jokes, make up the stock in trade of after-dinner speakers. They would make men virtuous by making them like their grandfathers. But what inspiration lies in this eulogy of grandparents? It is always easy to see a saint in a dead relative, just as it is easy to see a statesman in a dead politician. Some of us are . very keen to build monuments for the ' prophets these very same grandpar ents made extremely uncomfortable. Why talk about our ancestors’ hon esty? Why not have an honesty of our own? Grandfathers’ virtues, like grandfathers’ clocks, may be a badge of respectability, but in our own day they are not always in good running order. Our forefathers were no bet ter than we are—indeed, to judge from the criticism of their fellow citizens of another political party, they were a good deal worse! —The World To- Day. BISHOP WON THEIR HEARTS. Loafers in Slums of Denver Recog nized a Man. Bishop Olmsted, of Denver, is the hero of a graceful story that w r as told in a Denver church the other day.. Bishop Olmsted, as soon as he took up his residence —some three years ago—in Denver, began to take a great interest in the Denver poor, and was continually to be seen in the poorest and squalidest of the city’s slums. At first, as the bishop in his cler ical attire passed along the narrow streets, the loungers and loafers be fore the saloons would say: “What’s that?” And the reply would be: “That’s what you call bishop.” A year passed, and a stranger, not ing " v e respectful way the bishop was stared at in the slums, would say: “What’s that there?” The loafers’ reply would be: “The bishop.” Another year, and then to the ques tion: “What’s that?” would come tl-e affectionate and proud answer: “Why, that’s our bishop.”—Denver Post. Here’s Honest Confession. “Every little while,” said the busy girl, “somebody writes a pathetic let ter to the newspapers asking why it is that women will persist in riding in the smoking seats in street cars. Those letters always hit me good and hard. I ride in the smokers’ seats, and I have my reason for it. It may not be anybody else’s reason, but it strikes me as being a good one. I ride there so I can smell the tobacco smoke. I was brought up in a family of men who smoked so much that the w’hole house smelled like a cigar fac tory. Since coming to New York it has been my ill-fortune to know only men who do not smoke. I sometimes get so homesick for the whiff of a cigar, no matter of what brand, that I think I’ll die, so to avert that calam ity I slide into the smokers’ seats in the car.” —N. Y. Sun. Queered Himself. The traveling man who had not visited the town for a year or two, seated himself in the hotel dining room. “What has become of the pretty girl that used to wait on this table?” he asked, unfolding his napkin and look ing up with a genial smile. “I have always waited on this table, sir,” frigidly answered the waitress, placing the bill of fare before him. The historian deems it best to draw a veil over the dinner that was brought to that traveling man half an hour later. JACKSON INDORSED THE NOTE. Rascally Government Official Brought to Time by President. When Andrew Jackson was presi dent a poor widow who kept a board ing house, finding it impossible to col lect her hoard bill from a government official, went to the White House and told the president about it. Jackson said to her: “He’ll give you a note for it, won’t he?” She said “Yes.” “Then,” said Jackson, “get his note and come back and see me again.” She had no difficulty in getting the note, and, carrying it to the White House, the president took it and wrote on its back “Andrew Jackson,” then told her to put it in a bank for col lection. When the government official was notified that his note was in the hank for collection he laughed at the idea, but when he was told that it was in dorsed by Andrew Jackson he got the money mighty quickly and paid it, and a few days afterward he was noti fied that his services were no longer wanted. ..WE OBEY ORDERS.. lour physicians prescription and his instructions are carefully followed. We don’t doubt his knowledge by preparing his prescriptions to suit our selves. Besides that, we have a definitely fixed system, a checking depart ment that pi events the slightest mistake. We are careful—the sick one is safe. East Side Of f\ /- , . The year 1906 has been .... ion —-o I.JI ‘II • I U a most prosperous one I hone 101 l / _ Y I flUi lia I/'L With us and we thanlc f I /"* ixoyit our many friend* and West Side \~S luw mac ii ’Phone 1578 His Life Work in China. Sir Robert Hart, who for 43 years has held the high office of inspector general of the Chinese maritime cus toms, is reported to be preparing to return to England. He entered the British consular service in China w’hen but 19 years of age, and in 1863 was selected by the Chinese government to be head of its maritime customs. His mastery of the Chinese language, which he early learned, made him in valuable to the government. He has seen great rebellions in China, and several foreign invasions. Bees Rout Ball Players. The First Baptist Church Sunday school held its annual picnic the other Hay at Brookfeide Park, says the York Gazette. A baseball game was broken up by a number of bumblebees, which attacked Hie players so fiercely as to leave fond remembrances. A nest located in the vicinity of shortstop was not discovered until late in the game, and then one of the play ers molested the bees, with the result that three of the players were stung. A. HOFFMAN .SON, M Dlpr and Fnip Repairer. Large supply of best wood and iron pumps Old wells made new by putting in galvanized pipes with brass points. Always pure, clea* water. Work guaranteed. Call and see me. 921 4th Ava N.. Wausau. Wls. Canadian Government FREE FARMS r\ VER 200,000 American I farmers who vTi lifJ’yit l * I have settled in Can- I ada during the past E* A J few years, testify t o the fact that tfj 1/ Canada is. beyond 1L question,the great- farming land in Ninety Million Bushels of Wheat from the harvest of 1906 means good money to the farmers of Western Canada, ■fSra’tfjSjß when the world has to be fed. Cattle Raising, Dairy- KTj*Sr -?■ ing and Mixed Farming I are also profitable callings. £ jft Sm Coal, wood and water in Jntfr abundance; churches and iML schoolsconvenient;markets 1 eas y °f access; taxes low. /r 29 information add resi the Iy9v/4 1 Superintendent of Immigration BvAilVsl Ottawa, Canada, ov following authorized Canadian Government Agent I Room lilt, Callahan Block Milwaukee, Wia. BUY NOW KLINE BROS. LAKE PARK ADDITION ACRh TRACTS $195 TO $250 .’EACH They won’t last long. Prices will soon be advanced in the remaining unsold acres. Well located between Grand avenue and Lake Wausau. An ideal spot for a home. E. A. DUNN, Agent Room 4, McKinley block. Open Tues day and Saturday evenings. Are You Prepared for Cold Weather ? Have You a Good Heater? It NOT, GO TO I. BAUMAN’S and get one of his beautiful base burners—wood or coal. They are guaranteed and will nearly save their price the first winter in amount of fuel consumed. Look them over anyway; it costs you nothing Prescriptions Hlways filled aaouratsiy as ordsrsd by the physician at W. W. Albers, Druggist ATTORNEYS T. C. RYAN. ATTORNEY AT LAW. office, 502 Th ; rd B'. in National German American Hat k build irg. NEAL BBOWN. L A PKADT FBED GENKICH. BROWN, PRADT & GEN RICH ATTORNEYS AT LAW. Practice in oil oonrts. i 1 Offices over First National Bank. REGNER & RINGLE. ATTORNEYS AT LAW. Loans and Collec ‘ 1 tions a specialty. Office, 305 Third street- H B. HUNTINGTON. A TTORNEY AT LAW, Office on Scott street, opposite the Court Bouse. R. A. EDGAR ATTORNEY ANI) COUNSELOR AT LAW. Practice in all the courts. Collections. Office in Marathon Cos. Hank Hidg.. Wansan. FRED GENRICH. ATTORNEY AT LAW. Office in First Nati Hank Unilding, Wansan. W is. Kreutzer, Bird <fc Rosenberry. ATTORNEYS AT LAW. Wausau. Wis., corner of Scott and Third streets McCroosen block. Money to loan in large or small amonnta Collection a specialty. E. L. dr F. E. BUMP. A TTORNEYB AND COUNSELORS AT Money to loan. Offices over Marathon Bank. Telephone No. 1178. BRAYTON eTsMITh” LAWYER 515-17 THIRD ST. WAUSAU. WIS. PHYSICIANS. DR. A. W. BERCH. OSTEOPATH AND CHIROPRACTIC. Office over Dnubai’s jewelry stoie. Spectacles removed. DR. D. SAUERHERING. PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON. Offices over 1 Albers’ ding store, POl Third Bt. ’Phone 1640. DR. S. M. B. SMITH. Office in the Lawrence block, 515 517 Third street. Residence, 702 Fourth street. Office hours: 9tolo a. m., 2 to 4 p. m. Tuesday N o .Saturday evenings from 7 to 8. Telephone and liesideuce 1210; Office 1312. DJ2. G. R. BUGBEE. Office at residence, 526 Jackson Street. Office hours, 2 to 6 p m. DR. J. W. THOMPSON. PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON. Practice lim -1 ited to Eye, Ear, Nos and Throat. Over W. W. Albers’ drug Btore. ’Phone 1224. DR. A. L. BROWN PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON. Office one 1 door Booth of the First National Bank. Special attention given to disessee of women and children. Telephone connection. MRS CLARA BOETTCHER. OBSTETRIX Night calls attended to. 204 Scott Street, Brna'z block. Telephone No. 1557. Wausau. Wis. B. n COMUM, mmtist ‘a. Teeth lunerted •--in without platen. N. All kinds of •. ' twii and , Undue work flCXkStf OKWA BLOW F. 4f. DENTIST. OFFlCE— Faff’s Block, 216 Third St. ALL THE LATEST METHODS. SEAL BROWN. L. A. PRADT. 0. 8. GILBERT ABSTRACTS. We have the only abstract of Mara thon county. We have a thoroughly qualified abstractor and make abstracts at reasonable prices. We are respons ible for all abstracts made by us and guarantee that they show the condition of the title properly as it appears on record. An abstract of title is useful if you desire to sell or mortgage your prop erty, and is very valuable in ascertain ing defects in your title that can be easily remedied and yet might be suf ficient to spoil a sale. If you desire an abstract of the title to your property, call and see us. Wausau Law & Land Associat’n H|A|N|S|o|N THE TAILOR 812 Third Street I am now prepared to turn out fall and winter suits, having received my goods for those seasons. I have on hand all the latest in goods and can give you the latest in fashions. Suits from SIB.OO op Fall Overcoats, $16.00 ap PaaialooDs, SSOO op See my line of goods before ordering elsewhere. Work, lit, style and prices guaranteed. S. HANSON, Tailor. P. S. —Repairing and Cleaning neatly attended to and all work delivered promptly when ordered.