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A “Wunderful” Letter
/nodarning woe* *" 1 F. L. Hudson, Esq. Wausau, Wis. Dear Sir : —We beg to anuouuce that the quality of our Wunderhose has proven so satisfactory that, we are enabled to increase the length of our guarantee on chil dren’s goods and the half hose to four pairs for four mouths. The ladies’ hose will continue as tormerly, three pail's for three months. On all tickets and tags on Wunderhose in your pos session, you are authorized to change this guarantee from three months to four months on the men’s and children’s goods. Our records show that the percentage of imper fect goods that have not lived up to our guarantee is so small and the quality of our goods has given such unver sal satisfaction to the wearers, from whom we daily receive unsolicited testimonials and letters of praise, that we have come to the conclusion that we will give this additional thirty days’ guarantee at no increase in price. We thank you for your past patronage and trust you will contiuue to favor us with your business. Yours veryjruly, Chattanooga Knitting Mills. Wunderhose cost no more than others 4 pair Men’s Hose SI.OO 4 Hose 1.00 3 pair Women’s Hose 1.00 Black and colors F. L. Hudson, SHORT NEWS ITEMS. •dbted raspberries are now being brought to the city, and are bring ing thirteen cents a quart. Mr. and Mrs. Newman Beilis will go to housekeeping in a residence on East Adams street alter August Ist. In another column will be found a notice to contractors, for the building of a cement block school house at Dancy. Dan Danielson, the plumber, has the contract for putting in the heat ing plant for the new St. Stephen’s church. * Neal Brown has been confined to his home the past week by an aggra vated attack of quinsy. He is now improving. H. E. McEacliron has been quite ill for some time past, but yesterday and today his condition seems quite a lit tle improved. A lawn social was given last even ing by the Epworth league, at the home of Miss Madge Young on Liberty street. Mr. and Mrs. Edward Fitzgerald are now occupying Mrs. Goff’s resi dence on Fulton street, having moved theretd yesterday. Mrs. Anson H. Clark was the hos tess at an afternoon party given in honor of Miss Lita Heinemann last Tuesday afternoon. The high wind blew down quite a number of trees in our city yesterday. An apple tree on C. B. Bird’s lawn partly went down under the stiff breeze. Rev., A. F. Lemke of the Apostolic Evangelical church is conducting re vival meetings in a tent pitched on the vacant grounds west of the Pio nier building. The Misses Mary and Imogene Harger entertained for Miss Lita Heinemann on Saturday afternoon. The decorations w ere of marguerites and w hite roses. \ The Knights of Columbus, who rented the hall in the First National bank building about a year ago and sub-leased it to other societies, have given up the same. They now meet in the K. P. hall. They have, at Edgar, a freak in the shape of a hairless calf. It is four months' old and its body is as bald as a billiard ball. So many want to see t lie animal that it is nescessary to charge an admission fee. Cos. G members met at the armory Saturday evening and marched to the company’s range south of the city, pitched tents and encamped for the night. One day’s rations was carried. Sunday was spent in target practice. Louis K. Wright has been confined to his home most of the time for about four weeks, by sickness. While he is able to lie up and walk about, still lie says lie feels much better when lie is taking it easy on a couch. Louis’ hosts of friends hope for his earlv recover!’. Never Too Late to start that Savings Account you have had irryour mind to start sometime. But the First National Bank ol Wausau would suggest that the present time is the best time to start. Come in tomor row and let us open that account lor you. ONE DOLLAR will start the account. Gollmar Bros.’ circus is booked for Wausau Thursday, Aug. 5. Herbert Torney who lias been a con ductor on the street car line for a year past has resigned. A news item appearing under a Madison date in the Milwaukee papers of last Saturday’s issue said: Mrs. Alexander Stewart and daugh ters entertained a few of their lady friends at an afternoon tea on Satur day afternoon. The Fred Bernitt saloon property, west of the city, has been purchased by Fred Ehert of the town of Weston: consideration $3,000. The board of education met in regular session last evening, but there was little of importance transacted, except regular routine business. The Wausau Candy Cos. commenced business the past week. The com pany has a large number of orders to till from the start and the proprietors say they see a rosy future. The Northern Milling Cos. has com menced the erection of its grain elevator and the construction of the same is w ell under way. It is situated near the mill and close to the trans fer tracks. Those in attendance at the Rebekah district meeting in Merrill yesterday were: Mesdames E. C. Kretlow, M. J. Kriskey, Eliza Pomeroy, J. Stofer, Geo. Bullion, and the Misses Goldie Short and Bell Stofer. At a congregational meeting held in St. Paul’s church last Sunday afternoon tifty-three persons were ad mitted to the membership of the church. The church has a promising future under the guidance of the new pastor, Rev. E. C. Grauer. A number of members of Arbutus lodge. D. of R. went to Merrill yester day to attend the quarterly district meeting of the order. The representa tives of the different cities in the jurisdiction never fail of having a gocd time at these meetings. The body of an undeveloped newly horn babe was found Thursday morn ing in a barn on the premises of Ted Doonen. Mr. and Mrs. Doonen had been visiting relatives near Marathon City previous to the discovery and it is thought the babe was born several days previous to their return. As lias been his custom for a num ber ot years past during the hot months. Judge Miller is at present taking liis vacation. He spends most of bis time in his garden at his home and is within reach of those wanting papers signed, unless they be papers asking for donations of *I.OOO or more. The annual picnic of the First Presbyterian church, at the fair grounds on Friday, J uly oth, and which took in the congregation and the Sun day school, was an occasion of great enjoyment to all who participated. There was a large attendance acd games of all kinds was the order of the day. Dinner was served at the noon hour. Geo. F. Meyer is the possessor of a motor cycle. Mrs. C. J. Winton lias been con fined to her home on account of sickness the past few days. The Fraternal Reserve association gave a picnic Sunday, the members going to Rothschilds park in a special car. Races, games, etc.; helped en liven the afternoon. Mrs. A. L. Kreutzer is hostess this afternoon at a bridge whist party, in honor of Mrs. Theodore Starrett, of New York City, and Mrs. Wm. G. Norton, of Ritchey, Miss. The bridge crossing tire river from the Barker & Stewart island to the east side caught fire Thursday, pre sumably from a spark coming from the smokestack of a locomotive. The firemen soon quenched the flames. The Y. P. S. C. E. convention met in St. Paul the past we;k and was a very successful convention. The Misses Gertrude Boiler and Irene Clark repre sented the Christian Endeavor society in this city. The railway rate commissson has set July 20 as a time for a rehearing in the controversy between F. B. Full mer and the Wausau Street Railroad company. The hearing was originally set for yesterday, but Neal Brown, president of the company, being sick, a postponement was made. There promises to be a bountiful crop of berries this season. Raspberry and blackberry bushes are loaded with fruit and the rain of Sunday came at an opportune time to help the crop along. It is said that there will be a large crop of blueberries also. People visiting the Gentry Bros.’ circus recognized in two performers the fellows who did the knock-about and horizontal bar work on the court house grounds while the county fair was in progress last fall. They are Leßoy and Levanion and their work is clever. The dwelling house east of the First National bank building, better known as the M. D. Corey house, is being remodeled. An office is being arranged for the V. A. Alderson in vestment Cos. The balance of the house will soon be occupied by Mr. and Mrs. John McOonkey. The nuptials of Miss Lita Heine mann to Mr. Edward S. Steinam of New York, will take place at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Benjamin Heinemann, on Franklin street, at 6 o’clock Thursday evening, July 15th. Mr. Steinam and sister Miss Steinam, arrived in Wausau on Satur day evening. Anew front will soon be put, in the store in the Patf block occupied by the F. G. Smith Piano Cos., andtheone formerly occupied by Mrs. Jacobs as a millinery store. The Smith Piano Cos. will then locate one door north and the store it vacates will be opened by Weinkauf Bros, a little later with a stock of clothing. In this issue will be found a sup plement of twenty-eight pages con taining the laws passed at the last session of the legislature. There were 550 laws or amendments passed altogether. The session laws will be issued later by the state in book form which you may secure from your as semblyman or senator. The Central Wisconsin fair circuit is this season offering a total of $25,. , j00 in purses for races as follows: Merrill, $5,600: Wausau, $3,600; Stevens Point, $3,600; Menomonie, $4,500; Chippewa Falls, $5,000; LaCrosse, $5,000. Each society has filed a bond with the pres ident of the circuit guaranteeing that the purses will be paid in full. M. H. Duncan of this city is president. The canning company is operating its factory full blast. The pea crop has so far advanced that it is found necessary to operate evenings as long as the hands can see to do work, and last Sunday crews were kept at work all day, while the weather permitted, harvesting and hauling peas to the plant. The rain of last Sunday will push the crop forward at a rapid pace. Two decisions were rendered by the rate commission on Friday. One was on the complaint of the Wisconsin Box company and of the Wausau Box and Lumber company against the Northwestern and Milwaukee roads that the present rate for ship ping boxes was excessive. The plea of the box companies was granted and the rate in force prior to Nov. 1, 1908. restored. The rain storm of Sunday washed out a considerable portion of Melndoe park. There will be more or less similar trouble until the park is sodded. The heavy rain and accom panying w ind lodged hay and grain in some sections of the country, doing some damage. Several trees were blown across the wires of the Mara thon County Telephone Cos. and W. H. Smale had to go out early yester day to locate the breaks and repair the wires. Mrs. P. S. Hamrick died yesterday morning after an illness covering a period of two years. She was forty two years of age and had been a resi dent of Wausau since her husband took charge of the manual training department of the high school a few years ago. Besides her husband Mrs. Hamrick is survived by a daughter, Augusta: her mother, a sister and two brothers. Funeral services were conducted at the home this afternoon at four o'clock by the Rev. Jas. Duer. The remains will be taken to Eagle. Wis.. her old home, this evening, for burial. Cos. G will depart at 10:40 next Sat urday morning for a week's encamp ment at the state military reservation at Camp Douglas. The Tenth Separ ate battalion will be in camp at the same time. The first and Second regiments have preceded these organ izations, the latter being on the reservation this week. At Camp Doug Us the new olive green uniforms will be apportioned the different com panies. . Cos. G got new blue and khaiki uniforms some time ago. Lately the company lias received •■First Aid to the Wounded" packages and a quantity of high power rifle shells. The shells have a greater vel ! ocity than any heretofore used. WILL DEPART FROM WAUSAU. Mr. and Mrs. Winton and Family go to Minneapolis in September. The citizens of Wausau, in general, will deeply regret to learn that Mr. and Mrs. Charles J. Winton and family are soon to go to Minneapolis to reside. There has been a rumor to this effect for several montlis, but it was hoped that it would prove a rumj, and nothing more; but no such good news was in store for our people; on the contrary the rumor became - a reality on "Thursday when it was re ported that the Winton residence has been purchased by F. P. Stone. Mrs. Winton came to Wausau with her parents in 1875 and this city has since been her home. Mr. Winton came here in the early 80’s and since has been very active in business affairs and has taken great interest in the growth and prosperty of Wausau. He has principally been engaged in lumbering and his interests in that particular line have grown until he has timber lands, saw mills, and lunlber yards in various parts of the country; largely in the West and South. He also has very large holdings in Canada. All of this necessitates having head quarters in some lumber center w here he can better be in touch with the trade, and easy of access, so that be can be at home with his family more of the time. The departure of Mr. and Mrs. Winton w ill be a great loss to our city as both have been associated in every thing which tended to its betterment. Mr. Winton has found time, outside of his extensive business affairs to enter heart and soul into every good move which tended to the growth and advancement of Wausau. He always lias been a firm believer in athletics and he also believed that the best work could be acomplished through the Young Men’s Christian association. He was one of the founders of that excellent institution in our city. In 1892 his name headed the list of contributors for the old building at the corner of Fourth and Scott streets, and he was one of the prime movers in the new Y. M. C. A. building, and since the association work commenced here in 1892, it has had a helper and an ardent worker in Mr. Winton. This can be said of him in many other lines of work in Wau sau, and for his splendid service here the people of Wausau will ever be greatful. Mr. Winton is extensively interested here in real estate; in our paper mills; in our banks; in the Wausau Street Railroad company; in The Great Northern Life Insurance company, etc., all of which interests he will re tain, so we feel that he will be still, in a measure, a citizen of Wausau, even if he does reside elsewhere. Everybody will deeply regret the de parture of Mr. and Mrs. Winton and family. Their beautiful home on Grant street, will be transferred to F. P. Stone on September Ist and it will be occupied by Mr. Stone and family some time during that month. FQRGERY. Upon complaint of Frank Tafelski, a saloon keeper on Washington street, John Baker was arrested Saturday night charged with the crime of forgery. He appeared in municipal court yesterday and his examination was set for July 19. In default of bail he was placed in the county jail. Baker has been working for M. Lipski, the upholsterer, since the former’s liberation from the state re formatory in the spring, where he served a term for the same offense he is now charged with. It is claimed he tore between forty and fifty blank checks out of Mr. Lipski’s check book and Saturday evening he filled out a number of these for amounts ranging from $lO to sls. It is said he suc ceeded in having nine of them cashed before he was arrested. When taken to the city jail and searched, two more checks were found on him. One of these was payable to"self,” the other to John Baker and both signed M. Lipski. The one payable to “self’’ had the signature of M. Lipski on thfe back of it. A SNEAK THIEF. Last Sunday afternoon when (X). G returned from the rifle range south of the city, its members, when they reached the armory, started to change clothing, and soon it was discovered that a thief had visited the armory during their absence. The boys, when they left the city for the range Satur day evening, left their citizen’s clothes in wooden clothes closets in the armory. These closets have no locks on them. A certain young man in the hall at the time was suspected of having stolen the articles, and lie vas forced to submit to a search of liis pockets. The search resulted in bringing forth two watches, a pocket book and other articles, it is said, which belonged to the boys. Tlie young man is a member of the com pany and did not go to the range Sat urday night, as did the rest of the boys. The young man’s name is Alex. Heller. He was arrested and brought into court Monday afternoon, and. pleading guilty to the charge of larceny, was given a jail sentence of sixty days. CALLED TO MADISON. Mrs. H. H. Manson received a dis patch this morning calling her to Madison on account of the illness of her mother, Mrs. A. /A. Dye. She departed at 10:40 a. m. on the St. Paul train. Her sister, Mrs. W. H. Thom, is in Madison, having been visiting her parents there for several weeks. MARRIAGE LICENSES. The following were licensed to wed, by the county clerk, the past week: Arthur C. Ballard to Alma kitt man. both of Chicago. Arthur Graebel to Clara Kimps, both of city. Louis Dingfelt. Grand Rapids, to Mrs. Annie Radtke, city. Percy H. Holton. Tomahawk, to Laura B. Barton, Columbus, Ky. HE SHOOTS GIRL; COMMITS SUICIDE Diatrict Attorney Smith And Doctona Hurry To Scene of Shooting. Just as we go to press we are in formed that a girl has been shot and a man has committed suicide. The girl is a daughter of Aug. Kasten of the town of Merrill. She was shot by a man named Ole Sinkel son. After shooting the girl he turned the gun cn himself and he is now dead. The girl is living, but in a very precarious condition. No details of the attempted murder and suicide are known at this writing and the word was only received a short time ago by District Attorney Ralph E. Smith, who with others hurried to the scene in an auto. Dr. Kelly had already left to render med ical aid. We are informed that the injured girl is the youngest daughter of Mr. Kasten. Her name is Hattie. The shooting took place at the Kasten home, which is on the Chat road and about live miles from the city, about 3:30 this afternoon. The shooting was done with a revolver and the girl was struck in the breast. It is not known exactly what the reason for the shooting was, but it probably was all due to a love affair Merrill Herald. VETERAN DIES. The dead body of John I). Gardner was found in his room in the City hotel Saturday morning. Mr. Gardner retired the night before in his usual health, but not appearing for break fast next morning one ()f the hotel attendants went to call him and found him dead. Though his bed looked as if it had been occupied the night before, it is believed that Mr. Gardner got up some time during the night intending to come down stairs, but fell when he reached the door. He was fully dressed when found. One of the girls working in the hotel says she heard a noise during the night sounding like someone falling. Parts of his body were still warm when he was found. John Gardner was born in St. Rose, Can., in 1832. He came to the United States when quite young and at the age of thirty enlisted Aug. 15, 18G2, for three years in the 24th Wis. Vol. Inf. He was mustered out of the service in Nashville, Tenn., June 10, 1805. He came to Wausau shortly after the war and worked in the woods, occasionally taking logging contracts. He was a very quiet man. Pew knew anything of his business affairs and he never attempted to make other people’s business his own. Rfecently he spent a short time in Hot Springs, Aik., for the benefit of his health, but getting no relief, he re turned to Wausau. He made applica tion to be accepted into the National Soldiers’ Home in Milwaukee and would have started for there yester day had he lived. He was never married and has no living relatives, except one sister who is living somewhere near Montreal, Can. Cutler Post officials are trying to locate her that she may take pos session of his effects. The funeral was held yesterday afternoon from the undertaking rooms of the Kiefer Furniture Cos., Rev. T. B. T. Fisher conducting the service. A POPULAR RESORT. If you have never been down to the Eau Claire villa and enjoyed a few hours' boating up the beautiful Eau Claire river, just make up your mind to do that very thing right away, because the summer is going fast and you are losing lots of time. If you do not like row ing or canoeing, Mr. Fullmer will take you up the stream in a launch. You w ill be surprised at the beautiful scenery. The water is not deep: there is nothing treacher ous about the stream; in fact it is an ideal place for boating, picniclng, bathing or any kind of summer sport. Mr. Fullmer, proprietor of the villa, has built a pretty little pavilion out on the point, about 40 rods from the car line, away from the dust and noise in which are tables and chairs, a stove on which coffee can be boiled and in fact very convenient for picnic ers, or those seeking a quiet nook for an afternoon. One of the prettiest swim ming places one can imagine is on an island which can be reached in ten minutes from the villa and on one side is a stretch of low water, sandy, bottom and on the other side is deep water where one can swim and dive to their heart’s content. Don't miss the boating, swimming and picnicing on the Eau Claire this summer. Ice cream and refreshments can be had at the villa. DROUGHT BROKEN. After a drought of eighteen days a storm visited this section Sunday. At about eleven o'clock seventeen drop*, by actual count, fell, but in the afternoon there was a heavy downpour and in the night there was a deluge, followed by other showers yesterday. The government rain guage showed a total fall of 1.18 inches. The last rain of any conse quence was on the night of June 22- 23 w hen .41 of an inch was recorded in the aforesaid guage. The last rain certainly was badly needed and since Sunday all vegetation has grown three inches taller. The hay crop be ing harvested is excellent, considering the backward spring, but late crops, vegetables and particularly the po tato crop will be greatly benefitted by this rain. MISSIONARY SOCIETY. The following is the program of the Woman's Missionary society of the Presbyterian church, which w ill hold its regular meeting in the church Wednesday afternoon at 3 p. m.. July 14th : _ . . Review of the Year Topics , Hainan and the Philippines i He Lewdeth Me (America bevotionals 'tone Business Roil Call - Map Talk on Hainan and the Philippines Mrs. M- T. riwvts p*ner Mrs. Woodward Solo Miss Eli/ abeth Montgomery Poem Katherine Anderson, Sec y. In summer, in winter, in any season of the year, you can always get Furniture Values At the old reliable dealers Ritter & Deutsdi Cos. 206-208 Third Street BASE BALL NOTES. W L Pc. Winona 34 25 .576 Eau Claire. 33 27 .550 Duluth 32 28 .533 LaCrosse 30 31 .492 Wausau 26 34 .433 Superior 24 34 .414 President John Elliott of the league has issued his second monthly report of averages of players who have played in live or more games in the M. W. league up to July 3. It shows that Eau Claire is entitled to the |>osition it now holds—the leader. It leads in fielding and is bat two points behind LaCrosse in batting. Wausau is the weakest hitting team in the bunch and is next to the tail end in fielding, which accounts for our position in the league race. We are also w ell up in the error column. The following table shows the aver ages for the Wausau team: G AB R II SB PO A E Bat Pct FldPct McCarthy ..11 27 2 9 1 4 0 0 .333 1.000 Dolan 48 178 13 51 8 305 50 18 . 288 .952 Johnson 48 178 14 47 8 286 73 7 .264 .981 Bourgeois 48 179 23 45 11 87 25 7 .251 .941 Lakoff 15 45 4 11 0 4 43 2 . 244 . 943 Schieffer 31 112 16 27 11 20 25 6 .241 .882 Burkhart 10 21 2 5 1 5 12 2 . 238 . 895 Wilson 46 40 19 37 14 82 6 4 . 224 . 955 Dunbar.....' 14 45 0 8 0 6 55 3 .177 .953 Sullivan 45 167 18 29 13 110 131 30 .174 .889 McCulloch 40 156 18 27 6 292 13 6 .173 . 981 McGee 46 150 10 20 10 60 83 19 .133 .883 McLaughlin 12 46 3 5 2 23 33 3 .109 .989 Russell .13 32 3 2 0 4 31 2 .063 . 946 AVERAGES OF CLUBS. G R H SB A E Bat Pct FldPct LaCrosse ...50 215 402 104 612 121 .241 .942 Eau Claire 51 194 401 120 864 92 . 239 .961 Duluth 50 173 362 75 604 113 .231 .943 Winona 47 175 338 92 587 107 .224 .945 Superior 47 152 336 66 605 121 .214 .939 Wausau 48 161 334 86 622 120 .212 .941 Taken individually Bailey of Eau Claire leads the league in all around work. In 51 games he has made but one error and heads the batting and fielding columns. There are six men batting .300 or better. Last Friday witnessed the close of the first half of the season in this league and found Wausau fighting every inch of the way. Some carping critics have publicly announced fault with the playing of the club so far, but, es the sage of Mukw anago said, “Let the dogs howl.” There is nothing so discouraging to base ball officials, manager and play ers as a fault finder. It is true that at present we are near the tail end position, and it is also true that some team must occupy that position, and after having a pennant winning team last year, the people—that is, some people—expect pennant ball this year. It must be understood, however, that the league is new and that all clubs are going through the formu lative experience the W.-I. league had to go through. Don’t listen to the whiner, but pay attention to the game. It is adverse criticism that kills a game. What would you do ii we had no base ball ? The old town would seem pretty dead, wouldn’t it v There are still 60 games to be played and Wausau has a chance of climbing to the top—providing we strengthen up and the other fellows don’t. The way the teams are bunched up at present, there not being over 150 per cent difference between the leaders and tail enders, a few losses by one club and a few winnings by another will change the table of standings. There is no other league in the country so bunched up as this one, and the last half'of the season, now being entered upon, may witness many changes. The Wausau team left town Friday night for Winona and will play twelve games before returning home. The team w ill return for a series with Duluth, beginning J ulv 22. Roland, a man secured from Apple ton several weeks ago and who has been playing with Menasha in the Lake Shore league since, was called in last week and played two games on the home grounds, holding down second base. He made five hits in the two games, two of them for two sacks each. Burns, a man who played on Manager McCarthy’s champion team in Springfield last year, has been signed. Everett, who belongs to a team in the Three I league, has been loaned to Wausau. Hoppe, who lia been playing with amateur teams in and around Mil waukee, is another acquisition. All were to report in Winona. Casey, another new player, has re lieved Sullivan at short. The game with Winona in this city last Friday was the biggest farce of the season. Wausau scoring eleven runs in the first four innings and getting a total of fifteen hits in the game, three of them zwei sackers, one good for three bases, and one a home run by Bourgeois, the first made on the home grounds this season. A iettle Cherman pandt has been traversing the streets the past few days, spieling muzik by the gallon. ITINERANT REVIVALISTS. Local Organizations Able to Cope With Religious Needs. The Wausau papers announce with some flourish the establishment of a branch of the "American” Salvation Army in that city. Stevens Point has recently had an experience with the American Salvation Army and a City Mission, which it is hoped will not be repeated. The churches and home charitable institutions of Stevens Point, and also of Wausau, we be lieve, are so thoroughly organized as to make outside interference of this kind lmt only undesirable, but demor alizing. These people prey upon the sympathies of kindly disposed people, because they allege they are working ip the cause of Christ, but if they were working in any other field, they would be called plain “grafters.” Some of the lady workers connected with the recent “revival of religion” in Stevens Point had such strange ideas of the social proprieties that the police had to ask them to leave the city. If the people of Stevens Point or Wausau have any loose change, old clothes or provisions to hand out to the poor, they will certainly receive more satis factory returns from their philanthro py if they w ill pass them over to the local church or charitable organiza tions than by entrusting them to wandering bands of “disciples,” who first take their support out of the contributions and then turn what they do not nfeed over to the poor— Stevens Point Journal. DEATH OF WM. JONES. G. D. Jones, received the sad news last Wednesday of the death of his oldest brother, William D. Jones, who passed away in Fairbanks, Alaska, on that day. Mr. Jones had been in Alaska for nearly a year looking after the extensive mining interests of his brother, L. A. Jones. The latter wrote recently that deceased was not well and he thought lie would have to return east. Mr. Jones was known to a few in Wausau, having visited his brother here occasionally, the last time in May, 1908. He was 56 years of age. FIRE DESTROYS LUMBER. Eighteen million feet of lumber, valued at $500,000, was destroyed by fire of an unknown origin at the mills of the Virginia & Rainey Lake com pany last Saturday afternoon. The heaviest losers are the Ohio Lumber company of Cleveland and the North ern Lumber company of Tonawanda. Messrs. G. L>. Jones, F. P. Stone and the Parcher estate of this city are interested in the company above men tioned, but are confident that the loss was covered by insurance. HiUIM SALE -AT MUMM’S this week only. 25/ dis count on all hammocks. SI.OO hammocks at . . 75c 1.25 “ “ . . 93c 1.50 “ “ . . $1.13 2.00 “ “ . . 1.50 3.00 “ “ . . 2.25 5.00 “ “ . . 3.75 All new stock in plain and fancy weaves, and the most popular colors. A. W. MUMM 508 Third Street. TO POOL INTERESTS. County members of the American Society of Equity met in the court house Saturday morning, to consider the advisability of establishing ware houses in the country where the mem bers can pool their crops and hold them for better prices. A committee reported that a site for one could be secured from the Marathon County Agricultural society south of the fair grounds. Another committee reported the village of Marathon would donate a block of land within the limits of the village. It was decided to accept both propo sitions and it is likely that another meeting will be held soon to arrange for the commencing of building opera tions. Nothing definite has been done in the way of ascertaining what the requirements w ill be as to size of the warehouses, appointmentof mana gers, etc. It was decided to sell shares at $lO each and not more than five to any one person. The office of secretary-treasurer was “Split and Carl Schewe of the town of Stettin, was appointed treasurer. Anthony Vetter of the town of Mara thon, who was elected to thecorubincd office a few weeks ago, will continue to serve as secretary. DEATH OF HENRY GALE. Word has reached this city that Henry C. Gale, formerly of this city, died at his home in Benton Harbor, Mich., on Friday the 2nd day of July. Mr. Gale came from Mich., thirty years ago to work for Clark & Johnson who then built the island mill, now operated by the Barker & Stewart Lumber Cos. For a number of years he has not been well and he made up his mind to return to Michigan witli his family, and they departed from this city on the 14th of April, 1909. He was quite ill when they left and it was decided to have him enter a hospital in Chicago and remain there until better. But it seems that his trouble turned out to be cancer of the stomach and which eventually caused ills death. Mr. Gale was highly regarded by those who knew him in this city, and ills long life among us made him widely known. He was born in New Hampshire and was sixth-two years of age. He was a soldier in the war of the rebellion. He leaves a widow and two daughters Cornelia and Evelyn, to mourn his loss. DANCING PARTY AT THE PAVILION. A most 'delightful dancing party was given at Rothschilds pavilion last Friday evening by Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Mylrea in honor of their visiting guests, Mrs. Theodore Starrett and son, Robert, and Miss Madeline Post, all of New York city. The guests were a few intimate friends among the married people and a numhef of young people of our city, all of whom were received by the host and hostess and their visiting guests. The even ing was a delightfully cool one and could not have been better for an event of this kind. Cone’s orchestra furnished music and the fact that after each dance all did their utmost to secure another before seating their partners, was evidence sufficient that the music was of the right kind to aid in tripping the “light fantastic." Light refreshments were served in the dining room by the pavilion caterers. Dancing was commenced at 9 o’clock and continued until 1 a. m., at which hour all returned to the city, having enjoyed an evening of great pleasure. THE CIRCUS. Gentry Bros.’ circus gave two per formances in Wausau last Saturday, the tent being fairly well filled at each. Gentry Bros, are not strangers in Wausau having visited here twice before. This year they sustained their past reputation of giving a clean, neat and interesting performance In which trained animals enter largely Into the program. Anew feature has been added this year, that of giving all the children a ride on ponies, ele phants and camels, the circus em ployes helping the little ones to mount. This the children greatly en joyed. All who had business deal ings with the management or any of the employes were accorded gentle manly treatment and this is one show which has no objectionable features. WILL HAVE A PICNIC. The annual picnic of the congrega tion and Sunday sclmol of the M. E. church will take place at the fair grounds tomorrow. All who care to will go tc the grounds af. 10 a. m. and at noon dinner will be served. In the afternoon, games of all kinds will be played and a general good time had.