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[S®yal'HH fa BAKINS feSrai |\ POWDER |!-gg wholesome and deli - $ \ food for every day J§r \ SHORT NEWS ITE.iIS. J The Enterpian society meets this evening in the M E. church. Helen Stone, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. F. P Stone, has scarlet fever. Mrs. John Kinglc. Jr, has been con fined to her home by illness the past week. John Manson, Jr., has been having a touch of diphtheria, the past week. He is improving. Mrs W. H Bissel is entertaining lady friends this afternoon in honor of Mrs. M. C. Woodard. The C. E. society held its monthly business meeting with Miss Elizabeth Montgomery last evening. That broken window glass can be quickly repaired by notifying U. G Pier, 204 Scott St. 'phone 1420 The creditors of F. M Logan will meet in Madison Feb. 12 for the pur pose of tiling accounts and appointing a trustee. Callies has just received a shipment of wall paper made in Eugland It is 22 inches wide and each roll is about double the size of the aveTagc American roll. Mrs. C F. Dunbar entertained lady friends at progressive whist on Thurs day afternoon The prizes were won by Mrs. B. T. Single and Mrs. L. K. Wright. The home of Judge Reid, on Warren street, is out of quarantine. A case of scarlet fever in the Weeks ago made it nocPSPA'-y f tvd/card to be hung up. At. The Pilot has received tirsf num ber of the ‘'Marathon Times” published in Marathon City. Its editor and publisher is Chas H. Leieht, of New Lisbon. Compare our stock of wall paper with any in the city, both as to quantity and quality. You buy where you get the best selection — I C. G. Pier, 204 Scott street, ’phone 1420. Chas Weinfolu was notified by the North Western Mutual Life Insurance Cos., that he personally paid for the largest amount of insurance ever written by one man in ihe state The Skovgaard combination gives a concert tomorrow evening in the M E church. It is said to be a very strong musical organiz ttiou and has won un stinted praise wherevei it lias appeared At a meeting of Cutler Post held last evening a committee was appointed to meet with other bodies tonight and con fer with them regarding a Lincoln day celebration. This committee will re port to the Post tomorrow evening. Arrangements are being made by the company which will improve the water power at Rothschilds to have all the overflowed lands cleared lip, so that when the large lake is formed there will be no unsightly dead trees standing above the water. Justice I. A. Jones has on display in his o’flice in old sword—a relic of the civil war. This sivord was picked up on the battlefield after the last battle of Nashville and was owned for many years by Mr. Jones’ brother. It is of the saber design and was owued by some confederate officer. Charles Morgenroth, who owrs the Beilis farm in the town of Texas, has just installed a milking machine at his and he says it works like a charm. e has found this necessary in order to better facilitate work in his large dairy. Mr. Morgenroth lias invited Mr. Crosth wait and his class to go out and jxainine the workings of the machine. In the pioneer days actual cash was almost a curiosity. But need we remind you times have changed ? The Farmer of to-day is as much if not more in need of a BANK ACCOUNT than the city merchant. He transacts his business affairs as does the city merchant and he must have a place for the safe keeping of his money. It is to his own personal iuterest and profit to have a Bank Account. Where do you have an account ? Why not use the FIRST NATIONAL BANK of Wausau. *•' . * INTERIOR DECORATIONS For Spring of 1909 comprehensive and beautiful coilec t^on ever s h° wn i n this vicinity. All new designs, harmonious and strik SS&SHsj j n g color effects. Exclusive designs which cannot be duplicated by anyone else in this part of the state. I would especially direct your attention to the new grass cloth and hofi, both of which are rapidly growing in favor and which are conceded to be the best small figured and selftoned fabrics on the market. . Upon request, 1 will furnish special designs in water color sketches for churches, halls, etc. Phone 1540 WILLIAM ZIMMER Miss Helen Stewart entertained a few friends at whist on Friday after noon. Wra. Schoeneberg has an ad in this paper which every money saver should read. It o fers many bargains. There is nothing in the house paint line not carried by C. G Pier. If its Daint you want he’s got it. 204 Scott St., ’phone 1420. The Ladies’ Aid society of the Baptist church will meet Wednesday afternoon at 2.30 o’clock with Mrs. T L Martin, 727 Jefferson street. S. M Quaw received a shipment of a line herd of cattle Thursday, which he will fatten for the market. The animals are grade Shorthorns. Judge A H. Reid will address tip? men’s meeting in the Y M. C. A. next Sunday afternoon on the life and character of Abraham Lincoln. M Lipski fills any orders in the up bolstering line When you buy shade curtains, of him you get just what you want. Shop 200 Scott St , ’phone 1374. The local post office has received a consignment of the new.series of stamps. The supply of the old series on hand will be disposed of before the new series is placed on sale Walter Reinliard’s herd of Jerseys, in the town of W'austu, was tested for tuberculosis on the 28th, and was found to be entirely free. Mr Reinhard, has these tests made at least once a year. Walter Reinhard, who resides in the town of Wausau, and who has a line herd of Jerseys, will go to Madison next month, and take the winter course in agriculture in the state university. The county board committee on poor will meet Thursday morning for the purpose of making new contracts for a county physician and hospital service. The old contracts with Dr. Sauerhering expire in a few days. Mrs Thos. F. Delaney has commenced a suit in circuit court against Dan Danielson for $5,000 damages, alleging that be made remarks of an insulting and defamatory character. Papers were served on him last week. The Marathon County Bar association has extended a call to Henr.v Miller to be a candidate for re-electioa to the office of county judge. His friends are also circulating a petition among business men and farmers. Nothing stands in the way of his re-election. The sheriff yesterday notified forty more people in the county to send their children to .school at once or suffer the consequences. A determined effort will be made to stop this neglect of chil dren’s educations. Every notice goes by registered letter so as to ensure delivery. The first monthly shooting tourna ment of the Sharpshooters’ society was held Sunday. Otto Mathie scored the highest number of points on the union target. He also was first on the class A people’s target, while Wm. Lohmar was high gun in B class. These con tests will be held regularly hereafter. The Ritter & Deutsch Cos., newly in corporated, has elected the following officers for the coming year: President—Frank Ritter. Vice-President —Ed Langeuhahn. Sec. and Treas —Roman Deutsch. Gen. Manager—F. M. Deutsch. H. L. Murnrn, after having m-de com plete arrangements to reproduce the Winnebago Indian village in connec tion with a wild west show, at state fair at Tampa, Florida, which be gins this week, received word that the manager of the wild west show was seriously injured. This will keep Mr Mu mm from attending the Tampa fair which was to be the first of many dates to be played through Florida and Cuba Mrs Geo. F Beilis who has been very ill, is now improving Mrs. W. C. Landon entertained friends Friday afternoon in honor of Mrs. M. C. Woodard of Portland, Ore. M J Kriskie, who has been sick the bast week with tocsilitis is able to beout aod is again on duty at Murray's foun dry. Reid Goodrich was confined to his home by illness last x'eek. The Pilot is pleased to note ‘.hat be is about agaiD. The Wausau high school basket ball team was defeated by the Grand Rapids team on Friday evening, by a score of 21 to 35 The first imported wall paper ever to be shown in Wausau can be seen at Callies. Drop in. At this season he has time to shotv goods. John R. McDonald died yesterday at his home near Antigo. He was a brother of Dan B. McDonald of this city and at one time he resided here. Today is Candlemas day. The ground hog came out this morning, saw his shadow, and found that it was as great as when he went into retire ment last fall. The Knights of Columbusgave a card party on Wednesday evening in Mar quette hall. It was given for the mem bers and their ladies and was a success in every particular. Nothing in the varnish line has yet been put on the market the equal of Holeproof. It can be used for all in terior work. Sold by C G. Pier, 204 Scott St, ’phone 1426. Angus McDonald, residing here, was brought to the St. Mary’s hospital from Merrill Saturday evening While work ing on a skidway that day a log rolled over him. He was quite badly injured. Nomination papers are being circu lated for J udge A H Reid, who will be a candidate at the raring election to succeed himself as judge of -the Six teenth judicial circuit. He has no op position, we learn. A dispatch to W. F. Collins from Grenoble, France, received the other day, states that Miss West is very sick at that place Nothing further has been heard. Miss West is a relative of Mrs Collins, and resided in Wausau fora number of years. She went abroad to reside last year. O C Callies has returned from a two weeks’ trip through the state and re ports that trade conditions in his line are 50 per cent, better than they were a year ago. Mr. Callies’ trade is not con lined to Wausau alone. He buys in such large quantitie that he can afford and does sell as cheap as one can buy in the large cities. At a term of circuit courtiield yester day it was ordered that a re-assessment be made of the town of Bergen. This order follows arguments by attorneys in tile suit brought by the R. Conner Lumber Cos. against the towD, the for mer claiming thatits lands in that town had been inequitably assessed. A similar suit has been brought against the same town by other parties. A branch of the National Brother hood was organized io the Baptist church last Wednesday evening and was officered as follows Presiden, —C. B. Bird. Vice.-Pres.—John Curtis. , Secretary—P. Goerling. / Treas —Henry Laatsch. Members of executive committee, S. B. Tobey and G. D. Jones. The regular monthly meeting of the Ladies’ Literary club was held in the Wausau club house yesterday after noon At the business meeting it was voted to join the American Civic associ ation. The program which was as follows: Vocal solo by Miss Pardee. ‘‘Lowell’s Boyhood and College Days” by Mrs. C. B. Bird. “Lowell—Poet and Abolitionist” by Miss Marion MacDonald. The representatives of the Northern Wisconsin Fair Circuit association will meet in Chippewa Falls on Tuesday, Feb. 0. At that time dates for the dif ferent fairs in the circuit will be fixed, and an understanding will be arrived at regarding purses, etc. The officers of the association are President, M. H. Duncan, Wausau; vice-president, A. G. Cox, Osseo; secretary and treasurer, C. S Van Aukin, LaCrosse. The counties represented in the association are: Lin coln, Marathon, Portage, Chippewa and LaCrosse. Last Tuesday evening, at about six o’clock, while Mrs. Nathan Heinemaun was wending her way home and was crossing Grant street, near the Presby terian church, she was struck by the Kickbusch automobile driven by Aug Kickbusch. While the car was nearly stopped wheD it reached Mrs. Heine mann, still there was enough force to throw her to the ground. She sustained severe bruises and a scalp wound which bled very profusely. She was taken home by Mr. Kickbusch and her condi tion for several days was such as to keep her confined in bed. She is now quite herself again and her hosts of friends are delighted to know that no perma nent injury resulted from the accident. A resident of the Fifth ward, upon counting his chickens one morning not long ago found that six of them had disappeared during the night. Human tracks in the snow near the coop gave a clue as to how the birds had got out of their enclosure. Though he had a pretty good suspicion as to who carried them off he said nothing He, two days later, determined to have a search warrant served, but upon going to the coop found five of the chickens huddled near the door, waiting to get in. He followed their tracks back to where they came from and proved to himself that his suspicions were correct. They had been stolen by a neighbor and in some way got out of his barn and came home The owner has at various tunes missed chickens and other thiugs about his h‘ous' and last summer his cellar was entered one night and a quantity of preserves stolen He has purchased a shot gim and if he carried out his threats party, after his next raid, may need the services of a surgeon ENGAGEMENT* ANNOUNCED, The following piece of news will be of great interest to the readers of the Pilot, inasmuch as the young lady is so well known in Wausau, viz: - Dr 1). H. Thomas, of Milwaukee, anuounces the engagement of his sister, Miss Margaret, of Madison. Wis ,to Mr. Michael Malone, of Fond du Lac, Wis. Miss Thomas resided in \N ausau for a Dumber of years most of the time con nected with our Marathon county hospital for the insane, and for a time she held the position of matron, the duties of which she performed in a most satisfactory manner. She was a very popular young lady. Miss Thomas re signed in the spring of 1908 and spent some time abroad. Since her return she has resided in Madison. ANNUAL MEETING, The annual meeting of stockholders of the Wausau Telephone comoany will be held this evening at 8 o’cloi k in the supervisors’ room in the court house. Annual reports will be read and directors elected for the coming year All stockholders are requested to be present, as it is expected that matters of importance will be brought before thti meeting. The Secret of Long Life. A French scientist has discovered one secret of long life. His method deals with the blood. But long ago millions of Americans had proved Electric Bit ters prolongs life and makes it worth living, it purifies, enriches and vital izes the blood, rebuilds wasted nerve cells, imparls life and tone to the en tire system. Its a godsend to weak, sick and debilitated people. “Kidney trouble had blighted my life for months,” writes W. W. Sherman, of Cushing, Me., “bat Electric Bitters cured me entirely.” Only 50c. at W. W Albers BEAUTIFUL STORES. Improvements to be Made in the Spring Which Will Vastly Beautify Several of Our Establishments. Plans have been peifected for the re arrangement of the store fronts ha the McCrossen building, corner of Third and Scott streets, and the Mer cer building and the two stores owned bv Nathan HeinemaDn, formerly occupied by Hughes, the grocer. Y\ hen completed these stores will be very attractive and the handsomest iu V\ au sau. These stores are dow occupied as follows: Two of James MeCrossen and two of Mrs. Mercer, by Nathan HeiDe mann; one by F. L. Hudson and the B. B, NOTES. Chas. Ferguson of St. Paul, was in the city part of last week and on Thurs day he and President Bryan held a conference with our successors, the Appleton people, with a view of ar ranging matters so that Mr Ferguson could be retaiued by Wausau. The Appleton people would not listen to any such proposition „nd stated that when they bought the club the man ager was included in the deal. So Mr Ferguson will manage the paper mill city’s team this season. At this con ference arrangements were made for the formal transfer of Wausau’s players to Appleton and payment for the same Mr F'erguson returned to Wausau and spent a day and on Friday Dighi he ac companied Mr Bryan to Si. Paul, to at tend a meeting called for the purpose of organizing a league, to be composed of Wisconsin and Minnesota cities Relative to that meeting we clip the following dispatch: “St Paul, Minn , Jan 30 —A new baseball league was launched in St Paul tonight. It is io be known as the Minnesota-Wisconsin league and possi bly St. Paul and Minneapolis will be represented by teams. “At least this is the cniniou of dele gates from the various cities repre sented at the meeting. There were representatives present from Wausau, EauClaire, LaCrosse, Superior, Duluth and Winona. These six cities are sure to be taken into the organization. “Providing the consent of the Ameri can association authorities can be se cured the Twin cities will have teams. “It is said that George E Lennon of this city, aid Mike Cantillon of Min neapolis, have expressed themselves as favorable to the idea and will lend their assistance in making the i. ague a success. “John A Elliott of La Crosse will be the first president of the new league, and he acted as chairman of the meet ing ibis evening Others present were H J Rooney, La Crosse; J. Hitzker, Winona; W. R Bryan, Wausau; (I A Wheeler, Eau Claire andA.W. Kueh now, representing both Duluth and Superior. “The officers were not chosen this evening, it having been decided to post pone the election until the next meet ing, which is to be held here on F'eb. 14 “The salary limit for players was the only matter talked of outside the selec tion of the name, and this was settled at between $1,200 and $1,400.” Mr Bryan, since his return, has been oesieged by enthusiasts. He informs them that lie thinks the chhnees are very good of getting teams from St Paul and Minneapolis into the league, \yhieh would greatly strengthen it. ' The annual meeting of directors has been called for next Friday evening, at which time officers will be elected and matters pertaining to the new organi zation talked over. TRAINING SCHOOL NOTES. The teachers’ meeting at Stratford last Saturday was well attended and the exercises were both interesting and in structive. Miss Anua Bradly, a member of the first class tha f graduated from the Training school, now a teacher in Strat ford, conducted a recitation in expres sive reading w*th a class of pupils in ihe third reader, illustrating niethods of securing proper emphasis, inflection and agreeable utterance. The pupils were alert, active, and interested anil the teacher worked intelligently, pa tiently and successfully toward the de sired end. Miss Rosalia Burg of Wau sau, a graduate of the high school and training, followed with an excellent paper on conditions necessary for caching primary reading successfully. Au animated and interesting discussion of the recitation anil the paper followed. Prin. J 11. Sloever of Stratford, pre sented ‘ Pre-Book Work in Geography” outlining at length and minutely a course iu nature study which elicited criticism and commeudation. Miss Ellen McDonald of the training school presented an outline of exer cises in current events, using for illus tration the Ttaliau earthquake, “The Drama of the Sea” or the collision be tween the Florida and Republic, The Journey of the American fleet, Taft’s visit to Panama, The Election of a Sen ator iD Wisconsin, T he proposed Paper Mill at Rothschild. Mr. Wells’ topic was “Heroes and Martyrs in our Country’s llistor> anil the Justice of their Cause.” He spoke of the boy as a hero worshiper, his love for deeds of daring, his reading of dime novels if nothing better is available, of the early acquaintance of the pupils with his country’s history thorough reading of her heroes and martyrs and awakeniug of an interest which would result in more extended knowledge in later years. He recalled some of the heroes and the scenes of their exploits, and dealt more fully with the more familiar martyrs. Miss Bohrer spoke at length and with accustomed vigor and animation upon “School Management"' with di gressions into methods. Several parts of the program as pre pared were not presented because of the absence of persons on account of the storm and cold. The sisters having in charge the local parochial school were in attendance. We are always pleased to meet them and should heartily welcome their par ticipation in the program and discus sions. We were bountifully entertained and enjoyed meeting so many estimable friends, our former students and others. Stratford has nearly completed a school house that is an honor to the town. It is no Cheap John affair but is constructed of first class material and finished from basement to attic. Their generous liberality in equipment will prove the most economical in the end and the building with its furnishings will prove the best investment the vil lage ever made. It may seem to some extravagant to build larger man pit*! 7 " ent needs require but an enlargement of the building will be required in a decade, that is the history of all pros porous villages and Straifo’rd'bas tribu tary territory extensive and rich enough to insure its prosperity. MEETING IN MILWAUKEE. Quite a number of our lumbermen are in Milwaukee today attending the meeting to formulate a bill to present i to the legislature, for the protection of forests from fire. State Forester E. M Griffith will be present and there will be lumbermen from all over the state. E. A. Gooding received a letter from the state forester requesting that the meeting be postponed und 1 evening as he desired to have Senator H P Bird of the forestry committ??. aod Wm M. Bray, chairman of the forestry com mittee of the assembly, present, hence the meeting will probably be held this evening. Among those in attendance from Wausan are W. H Mjirea, J A. Underwood. G. D Jones, B F. Wilson, B Heinemann, Walter Alexander, J. H. Johannes, C. S. Curtis, W. C. Landon, H. C Stewart, and M P McCullough Heinemann stores still occupied by the Hughes’ stock of groceries. It is thought now bat display windows will lie put in the McCrossen building, on the south side, on Scott street, running back nearly one hundred feet, this will enable displays being seen by the pub lic, clear io Washington street, qp ac count of the county square being across the street. There will be no improve merits made in our city the coming sea son that will add so much to the attrac tiveness of our city. FAREWELL PARTY. A Few of C- C. Yawkey s Friends Tender Him a Banquet on Thurs day Evening. As Cyrus C. Yawkey aud family were to depart on a trip abroad, Friday, a party of ihe former’s gentlemen friends resolved to tender him a farewell ban quet wtiicb they did on Thursday even ing. Hon Neal Brown gave them the use of his home for the occasion and about twenty-five gathered to say their farewells to the guest of honor. Owing to the fact that a number of gentlemen were coming iu on evening trains to be present, it was eight o’clock before seats were taken at the banquet board. After partaking of the good thiDgs set before them and while smoking their cigars, Neal Brown took it upon him self to act as toast master and for an hour or more much good advice was given to Mr. Yawkey, by his friends, as to what course to pursue \y)iile in foreign lands. It was twelve o’clock when the last farewell was said. It was an evening which will long be re membered by ail who were present for its many pleasures. ■ ■■ ♦ GOING TO CALIFORNIA. Mrs. Fred Gilhani departs this even ing for Los AugcleSfCalifornia, in which city she is thinking seriously of making her future home, provided she likes it in every way and the climate agrees with her health, for it is for the benefit of her health that she is going to the coast, as the winters are too long aud too severe for her here. Mrs. Gilliam’s hosts of friends deeply regret her de parture from Wausau which has been her home for the past thirty years. She has been very active in church work, musical club, and society circles and she will be sadly missed from our city. Mrs Giibam will visit in Chicago aud St Louis en rotib;. FIRE INSURANCE. Kretlow & Lamont wish to anuounce that they are prepared to write tire insurance in approved stock companies at reasonable rates. They also place plate glass and boiler insurance and surety bonds. First National Bank building. ’Rhone 1033. f2O-tf Catarrh Cannot be Cured with LOCAL APPLICATIONS, ns they cannot reach the seat of the disease. Catarrh is a blood or constitutional disease. Hnd in order to cure it you must take internal remedies. Hall's Catarrh Cure is taeen internally, and acts di rectly on the blood and mucous surfaces. Hall's Catarrh Cure is not a quack medteiue. it was prescribed by one of tlie best phyzicians in this country for years and is a regular prescription. It is composed of the best tonics known, com bined with the best blood purifiers, acting directly on the mucous surfaces. The perfect combination of the two ingredients is what pro duces such wonderful results in curing catarrh. Send for circulars free. F. J. CHENEY & CO.. Props., Toledo. O. Sold by Druggists, price 75c. Take Hali's Family Pills for constipation. The Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance Company of MILWAUKEE PURELY MUTUAL EVERY POLICY HOLDER IS A STOCKHOLDER ORGANIZED 1857 BRIEF STATEMENT TO THE PUBLIC OF 1908 RESULTS INSURANCE in force Jan. 1, 1909 (Paid for Basis*. $944,576,618.00 GAIN during 1908 $63,013,026.00 ASSETS Jan. 1. 19Q9 248.025,219.88 GAIN during 1908 15,205,973.81 INCOME during 1908 : 46.544.388.14 GAIN during 1908 2,898,973.18 EXPENSES during 1908....' 5.004.041.33 DECREASE from 1907 142,891.51 DIVIDENDS paid to policy holders in 1908 9.428,132.75 GAIN over 1907 1,516,847.35 The dividends paid amounted to 26 per cent, of all premiums received during the year, a larger sum than ever paid by any other company in one year dur ing the history of life insurance covering a century and a half. NEW INSURANCE paid for in 1908 $109,685,428.00 GAIN over 1907 $7,451,794.00 Largest Year in History of Company Reduced Expense Reduced Mortality Increased Interest IN WISCONSIN, 33,087 POLICIES INSURING CITIZENS FOR $71,080,407.00 Wisconsin Rlvor Valloy District M Marathon m Portage m Wood V Lincoln Oneida £ WEINFELD Vilas Counties * T x ■a-'*-' Headquarters: p or Insurance—THE NORTHWESTERN wVinioid alio*, T0i.1449 The Best Company in the World Bargains --Lots of ’Em An old firm under anew name j \ WBmT/zil Having lately reorganized on anew basis, we are better prepared than ever to attend to the wants of the furniture buy- IWtttjm in £ pubßc * Just at present we are getting in a lot of new IU $ goods for the late winter and early spring trade. We are still iff E a little over-stocked and to make room we purpose to sell for a short time everything in the store at the manufacturer’s fc £3feSß&3! P” ces freight and a small profit added. n ° w is the time T ° purchase Ritter & Deutsch Co.-fvSrwk- Licensed Embalmers and Funeral Directors MERCHANTS’ BANQUET The Third Annual Held at the Wausau Club House Last Evening. Last evening, about fifty merchants met at the Wausau club house to par ticipate in the third annual 6auquet of the Wausau Merchants' association. During the hour from six until seven o’clock, E M. James played a number of selections on his auxetophonc. At 7 o’clock, all descended to the club house dining room where handsomely arranged tables with their decoration of cut (lowers—large bouquets of varied colored carnations—presented a view that was as charming as it was inviting. The ladies of the Universalist church prepared the menu which was excellent and did the serving t.nd the merchants at the close extended a vote of thanks to the ladies for the excellent supper which they had provided A program followed with James Montgomery, president of the associa tion, acting in the capacity of toastmas ter. In his address at the outset he tendered to all a hearty welcome to the third annualgathoriugof the merchants; told of the good that had been accom plished bv the merchants since their organization had been formed and the things which all hoped would be accomplished iu the future. As Mayor Lamont, who had promised to deliver an address on this occasion was absent from the city, H H Manson was there in his steau. and his remarks were tilled with good pointers as to what the association could do if it, as one man, put its shoulders to the wheel. Especially what he said about paving and extending the water works system, aud providing better tire pro tection, furnished food for thought to those present. Others who followed in brief post prandial remarks were J L Sturtevant, J. 1). Taylor, Roman Deutsch and F. L Hudson, Between ta'ks, E M. James furnished grapha phone selections which added much to everybody’s pleasure. It was a very successful evening and one enjoyed by all participants A daughter was born last Tuesday to Mr. and Mrs. Nels Rasmussen, residing at 315 N. Fifth Ave. HIGH SGHOOL NOTES. W aujsu 21—Grand Rapids 85. Wausau lojt to Grand Rapids in a hard fought game Friday evening. The game was played in Grand Rapids in the high school gymnasium. The gym nasiurn is large and has a high cei.ing and makes a tine basket ball floor. Wausau outplayed the Rapids in the first half and ran up a score of fourteen to nine. At the beginning of the second half, Wausau kept her lead for about ten minutes and then Grand Rapids started on a lucky streak that lasted for about five minutes, but while it was on the Rapids had things its own way. Nearly every person on the Rapids team got a couple of baskets and some got more. Wausau soon got things under control again but too late to even up the score. Johnson starred for the V\ ausau team. He alone made tifteen out of the total twenty-one. Lamport made two field throws. Smith was the highest in dividual scorer for the llapids. His total was fifteen points, nine of which were made ou free throws. The liue up of the two teams was: Wausau Grand Rapids. Lam pert c Nat wick. Smith Johnson 1f Brennen Sipes r f Wood Mumm rg Earle McConnell 1 g Smith, Warner Field baskets: Brennen-1, Johusous, Smith 3, Warner 2, Lamport 2, Wood 8, Sipes 1, Earle t. Free throws, Smith 9, Johnson 5. Referee—Schneller. Umpire—Kell. Time Keeper—A. Smith. Scorer—Stone. Subs. Wausau, Stone, smith and Foster. The following people went to Grand Rapids for the game: Phoebe Jones, Genevieve Edmonds, Rachel Hudson, Adlie Peth, Hugh Williams, Jaenne Roy, Inez Manser and Fallen Jones. A dance was given in the high school gymnasium in honor of the Wausau basket ball team by some of the Grand Rapids students. The new semester started Monday and the first part of the week will be devoteil to getting the new schedule in running order. A number of people finished their high school work last semester and will drop school for th rest of the year or tako up post gradu ate work until commencement. A com plete list of the class of ’OBJ can not be made until all the examination stand ings are in. The honor students of the class of ’O9 will be chosen next week Louis Taugher, who has been absent from school during the latter part of last semester on account of an opera tion, 'resumed work Monday morning. t he high school received three books from the State Historical commission on the part Wisconsin played in the civil war. One book was written by Col. Vi his, one by Gen. J. A. Kellogg and the other by Col. F. A. Haskell. Mr. Kellogg was a resilient of Wausau at the time of his death which was Feb ruary 10th, 1883. Other lK)oks received in the library are: Lincoln—Master of Men, by Roth cltilds; Monuments of Christian Rome, by Frothangham; Argumentation anil Debate, by Foster. A book on Wiscon sin, by Thwaits and one, Teaching of Mathamatics, by Young. Miss Katherine Brant of the Irving school, was called home suddenly Situ day by the death of a friend. She will resume her work Wednesday. Miss Judith Wadleigh will take charge of the drawing department again at the end of the week. She has been away on account of illness. The severe wind storm, Friday,'broke one of the storm doors at the high school and broke the glass in another door. Five now hoods are being installed in the chemical laboratory. The hoods are used to draw away bad gases formed by some experiments. The game next Friday night will be Wausau vs. Antigo in the liigh school gymnasium. Antigo always puts out a fast basket ball team auu for the pasc couple of yfears has defeated Wausau. By comparing the scores made against the Wittenberg team by Wausau and Antigo, Wausau seems to be iu the lead and ought to square up accounts with Antigo this year. The preliminary game will be between a business men’s team from the Y. M. C. A. and a team made up of the high school faculty.