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E. B. THAYER, Publisher WAUSAU WISCONSIN Ice water guzzling can be overdone. Summer life is one lont; sweet ice cream. Ray, now, aren’t these the days you Wanted two weeks ago? The air will be free for a year, the courts decide. Save your air! Aviation is rapidly becoming the cation’s favorite outdoor spore Boiled down, the hot weather ad vice calls for temperance in ail things. Asa matter of fact, it is generally supposed to be warm at this season of the year. It is the duty of the law to punish the man who is not now merciful to hia beast. Whenever invented the hobble skirt must have had an awful grudge -against womankind. Peoria wants to borrow $5,000,000. There are others but they haven”t Ihe nerve to mention it There are some knotty problems that will have to remain unsolved un til the hot wave passes. Going shopping for porch furniture and bathing suits seems worth while even on the hottest day. New York persists in the thought that it Is a world's fair m Itself. It has all the sideshows, anyway. Though the aeroplane could not con duct a war all by Itself It could give the enemy a severe nervous chill. If the world were your oyster would you open It now or wait until the oys ter season begins next September? King George must be a deliberate ruler. He hasn’t even discharged a, fourth-class postmaster since be went Into oflice. Robins are reported to be eating all. the cherries in York state. That is probably what the robins think they are there for. Prof. Schiaparelli, who discovered the canals on Mars, is dead without ever having had a chance to explore them in a motor boat. That chauffeur who inherited $1,500,- 000 must have felt almost as happy as when he reads his taximeter after an All day shopping excursion. Expert opinion seems to be that a •woman who wears a hobble skirt looks like the sort of a woman who would wear the fool thing. Two prisoners in the jail at Coopers town, N. Y. f sawed their way to free dom with a razor blade. That kind of razor blade is common enough. With great tact the Minneapolis committee in charge of the Interna tional convention for the prevention of smoke entertained the delegates at a banquet instead of a smoker. A New Jersey man convicted and about to die in the electric chair up braided his attorney for "butting in” and saving him from death. The man probably always has lived in New Jer sey, and scarcely could be blamed for being disappointed when escape was In sight. The anti-kissing crusade has prog ressed to the point where friends and relatives will be asked not to kiss brides, and fathers and molhers not to kiss their babies. But the kissing of brides and babies was done long before sanitary osculation crusades were thought of, and is apt to survive them. If women are to be kept on the farm, farm life must be made less bur densome and more attractive to wo men. The conditions which result in farmers’ wives figuring first on the list Ip the statistics of insanity are not calculated to develop rural life at Its best. Improve the motherhood of any section of the country and the section will improve itself. Sooner or later most of them come here. There have been many princes and potentates among visitors to the t'nited States, and now Maharajah Sir Sayajl 111, Gaekwar of Baroda, India, tas started for New York and Boston. The Gaekwar is renowned as the rich est of the Princes of Htndustan, but Is also credited with being an en lightened and progressive ruler. And as he has a son who is a student in Yale University it is evident that he has imbibed some American ideas. New Jersey woman, married on what she thought was her deathbed, wants a divorce. It seems that ‘the funeral baked meats did coldly fur nish forth the marriage table." The razing of a twenty-two story building in New York City to make room on valuable ground for a struc ture that will make adequate return on an investment of $675 per square foot in the site shows that economic conditions must be closely studied by property owners who make improve rcents. The Queen of Bulgaria wanted a cigarette smoke while a* the foreign office In Paris, but the foreign minis ter had no cigarettes. There will be mo international complications in con sequence. Someone makes the remark that the humor of today will not live fifty years. Perhaps not As much of It is Ifrom a half century to some hundreds 4of years old it seems likely that its •demise must come by 1960. Never jtheless. judging by antecedents, there fa room for considering it immortal. After dinner speaker has again pointed out that Col. Roosevelt is get ting $1 a word for writing a jungle Atory, while Milton got only f25 for the whole of "Paradise Lost” But rhat's the use of arguing along that A German professor has decided |that the various branches of the hu jrnan race descended from four differ nt varieties of apes. We cling to he opinion, however, that the fellow <wbo rocks the boat is a great grand son of some baboon. iIC KILLS THREE TURNS IN FALSE ALARM AND FIRES VOLLEY AT FORMER COMPANIONS. THEN SLAYS WIFE AND BABE Dismissal From Service Inspires Triple Tragedy lnsane Slayer Makes Escape and Police Start Systematic Man Hunt. San Diego, Cal.—Bert S. Durham, a discharged member of the local fire department, ended a man hunt Mon day by fatally shooting himself through the head after killing three jersons, including his wife and child, mortally wounding a fourth and se verely injuring a fifth. Durham, In a desire for revenge, turned in a false alarm and when his former fellow workmen responded he fired a volley of shots at them, killing pne and probably fatally injuring two I thers. | Durham then ran to his home and f vith a piece of steel w-rapped In a iandkerchief beat his wife and baby bout their heads as they lay asleep, tilling both. Durham, who had been hunted re- I entlessly for hours, dodged his pur | uers, leaving them without a clue, poarded a car in the residence sec | ion and rode quickly to the plaza in I he center of the business district, vhere he put a bullet into his brain. He recovered consciousness later, but the coroner says he will die. Durham’s victims were: Donald F. Grant, engineer engine company No. 3, San Diego fire depart ment. Mrs. Bert S Durham and child. Peter Sampsell, captain hose com pany, dying. i Guy Elliott, driver hose company, imay recover. At the first shot Grant fell from his to the ground dead, with a bul let In his head. At the second shot jElliott pitched to the ground with a bullet through the stomach. Durham then leveled his revolver at Captain Sampsell and fired twice, both bullets •piercing Sampsell's lungs. Two more shots, fired at other mem bers of the crew, went wild, after which Durham drew another revolver and with it covered his retreat as he started to run from Assistant Chief Snedecor, who had driven up in an swer to the alarm. As he disappeared in the darkness Durham shouted back to the assistant chief: “Tell my wife 1 am going to kill myself.” ALDRICH SAYS BRISTOW LIES Rhode Island Senator for First Time Hits Back at the In surgents. Providence. R. I.—For the first time since he has been under bombardment by Bristow of Kansas and other in surgent senators. Nelson W. Aldrich hit back. “That man Bristow Is telling a pack of lies on me,” he said. “He has told so many lies—he manufactured them so rapidly—that I wouldn’t know where to begin should 1 take notice of him and enter denials." “If the charges had been made upon the floor of the senate the case might be different,” was suggested. With a sardonic smile that ran Into a chuckle the Rhode Island senator responded: “Yes —yes, you notice they don't talk about me that way on the floor of the senate." KEYSTONE PARTY IS FORMED Ticket Will Oppose Nominees of Both Democrats and Republicans in Pennsylvania. Philadelphia.—The Keystone party was formed here to oppose the noml hees of both the Republican and Dem bcratic parties in Pennsylvania. The convention, composed of 117 delegates from 62 counties. de nounced both the old parties as being under the domination of the liquor in dustries. but refused to Incorporate in its platform any reference to for mer President Roosevelt, who was proclaimed by some of the delegates “the greatest American citizei>." William H. Berry, the nominee for . governor, was formerly state treas urer. to which office he was elected by the combined Democratic. Prohibi tion and independent votes In the po litical upheaval of 1905. While In of fice he uncovered the state capltol scandal. Justice Moody to Retire. Magnolia, 111. —Justice William H Moody of the United States Supreme court. Friday definitely stated that he will announce his retirement from the bench prior to the expiration of the enabling act passed in his behalf by ‘the last congress. This act expires in the middle of November. Justice Moody's health is improving. Orders New Coal Claims Probe. Washington, —All of the Alaskan foal land claims, with the exception of the famous Cunningham group, will be reinvestigated b. * order of Secre tary Ballinger. The work will be in charge of Andrew Christensen, who succeeded Louis R. Glavis. Neck Broken Wrestling. Pittsburg, Pa. —Harry Coleman broke his cousin's neck Monday in a wrest ling bout and is in jail here awaiting hearing on a formal charge of mur der. Miners Attack Gompers. Denver. Col. —Members of the West ern Federation of Miners Thursday at tacked President Samuel Gompers of the American Federation of Labor, de claring that his retirement would be |the best thing that could happen for working people. Execution in Boston. Boston.— Napoleon Rivet of Lowell was executed Friday In the electric 'chair at the Charlestow n state prison for the murder of his roommate, Jo seph J. Gailloux. Rescued From Sinking Ship. Belfast. —The Holland liner Aga memnon, with 150 passengers, ran hshore in a fog near Gloughey Thurs day, and her forehold is flooded, ac tording to advices received here The thip will probably be a total loss The (assengers are safe. Woman and Girl Cremated. La Grande. Ore. —The destruction by ire of a homestead bouse six miles from Union Wednesday resulted In the : remat ion of Mrs J. C Dean and an sdopted daughter. G. T. SWITCHMEN TO GO OUT WALKOUT ORDER WILL REACH FREIGHT YARDS TODAY. Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers Discuss Demand for Higher Sched ule—Harmon’s Plans Fail, Chicago.—The freight yards of the Grand Trunk railroad at Chicago and other centers are likely to be the scene of further trouble in the strike on the Grand Trunk railroad. At a meeting In Chicago of the local members of the Switchmen’s Union of America it was voted to support the Brotherhood of Railway Trainmen and to call out every switchman on the Grand Trunk. The first strike call will be Issued today. A concerted movement on the part of railroad men to secure higher wages on fifty-six railroad lines in the middle west and west has been in augurated. Columbus, O. —Efforts of Governor Harmon to bring about a settlement of the Columbus street car strike proved unavailing. When the governor told the union ists that the company was willing to settle if the question of recognition 3nd the wearing of union buttons was waived, the union officials said they had rejected such a proposal before going out on strike and would con tinue to reief-t it. ROYAL COUPLE FLEE SPAIN King Alfonso and Queen Victoria Start for England Because of Enmity of Clericals. San Sebastian, Spain.—King Alfonso and Queen Victoria have fled the country. The young king, dismayed at the bitter enmity shown towards King Alfonso of Spain. his queen by the clericals, suddenly left Monday with her for England. The royal couple will stop In Paris on their way to England and have a conference with President Fallieres. Much significance is attached to this, as France has done to the church AWppV * ; . , A Queen Victoria of Spain. what Spain, in a lesser degree, now is attempting. When he has established Victoria safely at the court of King George, the king will return to Spain, it is said, going direct to Madrid. There he will take full charge of the tangled situation growing out of the government’s defiance of the church. KILLS HERSELF AND BABIES Elopement of Wayward Daughter Preys on Parent’s Mind—Prepares Burial Robes First. Davenport. la., Aug. 2. —After care fully arranging the burial robes for all three, Mrs. Nick Nehlsen, wife of a farmer living eight miles from this city, administered fatal doses of strychnine to herself and her two daughters, age 1 two ana four years. The elopement action of a wayward daughter with a man many years her senior greatly preyed upon the mind cf the mother. Big Iron Ore Output. Washington—A great advance in iron ore production has been made in the Mesaba range in Minnesota. Shipments have increased from 13,- 300,000 tens in 1902 to 28,000,000 in 1909, according to an official report. Saloonkeeper on Trial. Columbus, O —L. J. Bolton, New ark saloonkeeper, who fled from that city the night “dry” Detective Carl E. Etherington was lynched, was taken to Newark Monday to stand trial. He Is alleged to have led the mob. Expel 341 Jews In Five Days. Kiev. Russia. —From July 25 to July 29. inclusive, 200 Jews have been ex pelled from Kiev and 109 have left the city voluntarily. In the same period 60 Jews have been expelled from Solomenka and 81 from Demieff ka. Mother Drowns Her Four Babies. Antioch. Cal—One after another four little children were drowned In a tub near here Saturday by their mother. Mrs. Joseph Mello. She had become suddenly demented. At 75, Weds Mother-in-Law, 60. Louisville, 111—Henry Krlntx, sev enty-five years old, upset traditions by marrying his mother-in-law. sixty vears old. Friday. His bride, before the wedding, was Mrs. Elizabeth Fuchs, whose daughter divorced Krinta several years ago. u hief Ranger is Dead. Hartford. Conn.—Henry Evlsoa. deputy supreme chief ranger of the In dependent Order of Foresters, died at his home here Friday, after a long illness. He was sixty years old. NEPTUNE SURRENDERS HIS CROWN HINT SUICIDE IN RAWN CASE VERDICT, DECLARES RAILWAY MAN WAS SELF SLAIN. Jury’s Open Finding May Make It Necessary for Heirs to Bring Suit to Obtain Accident and Life Insurance. Chicago.—lra G. Rawn killed him self, according to the verdict returned by the coroner’s jury Friday. The Monon president was shot with his own revolver, held in his own hand, the verdict reads, but whether acci dentally or with suicidal intent is not specified. The jury said the former explanation was the less probable. The finding of the jurors is described as “an open suicide verdict.” The verdict was reached after a three hours’ session and after much lively debate in the jury room. Although none of the jurors would talk about their action, It was said that three held out for a verdict of suicide and the others for one of ac cidental shooting, a”d that the open verdict returned was a compromise, to break the deadlock. That the insurance companies will contest the payment of policies is said to be assured, and it is declared that relatives of the slain presi dent will bring court proceedings to collect the insurance. No representative of the Rawn fam ily was present when the jury's find ings were made public. The general consensus of opinion among those present at the close of the inquest was that the jury had taken the only course open to it. DIE ON TEXAS RACE RIOT Eighteen Blacks and Three Whites Are Killed In Pitched Battle Near Slocum. Palestine, Tex. —Following a pitched battle between the negro farmers of this section In which at least 300 blacks took part and three companies of state militia from Houston and Gal veston and a detachment of state rangers fought for hours and. It Is taid, that 18 negroes have been killed and the bodies of three white men are dying in an improvised morgue in the little town awaiting the arrival of undertakers from Hous ton. Beginning Friday afternoon the race riot between the negroes and whites waged continuously until Sunday night. The rioting began near the village of Slocum. Several reasons are as signed as the cause of the racial feel ing. First, the refusal of a negro to pay an obligation for which a white farmer stood sponsor. Later came reports of secret meet ings among the negroes and an al leged confession of a negro that the murder of the man in question, James Spurger, and his family was planned. The situation reached a climax, how ever, when a negro was discovered advancing on Spurger from the rear, armed with a shotgun. He was trailed for some distance and shot by a posse when he refused to surrender. John G. Carlisle Is Dead. New York. —John G. Carlisle, secre tary of the treasury in President Cleveland’s cabinet, who had been crit ically ill for two days, died at his apartments in New York Sunday of heart failure, accompanied by oedema of the lungs. Big Rail Terminal Opened. New York. —The new Pennsylvania railroad terminal in this city, the greatest railroad structure in the world, was formally opened Monday by President McCree and officials. New Headless Body Mystery. Glens Falls, N. Y. —With the head, feet and hands missing, the body of Beatrice Reneaud. the seven-year-old child of Mrs. John Reneaud of White hall, who disappeared about seven creeks, ago, was found Saturday float ing in Lake Champlain harbor. Kaiser Invites Fonseca. Berlin.— Emperor William has in vited Marshal Fonseca, president-elect of Brazil, who is now in Germany, to be his guest at the naval maneuvers off Kiel at the end of August Kaiser Denies Aid to Madrla. Berlin. —Germany has declined to entertain the request of President Madriz that this government use its friendly offices to put a stop to wbat is termed the interference of United States in thu affairs of Nicaragua Suicide a Fr end of Horses. Seattle. Wash.—George E Hall, i pioneer of Washington, who blew his head off with dynamite last week, be rueathed $15,000 to the Seattle Hu mane society to better the condition if working horses. CRIPPEN WILL NOT FIGHT Doctor Is Formally Arraigned and In forms Court He Will Not Com bat Extradition. Montreal, Que. —After being fully identified by Inspector Dew of Scot land Yard, Doctor Crippen, who Is charged with the slaying of his wife, known on the stage In London as Belle Elmore, was Sunday placed un der arrest by Chief McCarthy of the Quebec provincial police, assisted by Chief Davis of the Dominion police on board the steamer Montrose at Father Point. Crippen, on the verge of a col lapse, w’tta his voice so weak It scarce ly could be heard by Magistrate An gtrs, announced 'n court Monday that, he would not mate a fight against ex-; tradition to London. This statement followed his formal! arraignment In the provincial court on the charge of slaying “an unknown woman” the police believe to be his missing wife. Belle Elmore, the Amer-j lean actress. ; Crippen’s he: ring, at the suggestion of Inspector Dew, was continued 15 days, and. at the expiration of that time, unless he decides to fight ex-i tradition, he will be sent back to England. Crippen’s companion in flight, Miss Ethel Clare Leneve, was to have been arraigned with the Amer ican. but her custodians reported to the court that she was too ill to ap pear. The authorities are confident that the woman will give no more trouble than Crippen promises to. Miss Leneve was transferred from the provincial Jail to a hospital. The girl scarcely has been able to stand since her collapse when she was taken into custody. Her condition has ex cited much sympathy. SAYS CHIEFS SPLIT LOOT Former Car Inspector of Illinois Cen tral Read Testifies In $1,500,- 000 Fraud Case. Chicago.—‘‘High officials of the Illi nois Central railroad, who were in terested In car-repairing plants, en tered into an agreement among them selves to divide profits grafted from the railroad. These profits amounted to as high as 40 per cent, of the total amount paid by the railroad com pany.” , That Is the charge made on the witness stand Thursday by Harold A. Sims, In his testimony concerning the grafting from the Illinois Central rail road. His testimony was given be fore Master In Chancery Mason, in the suit of the railroad to recover $300,000 from the Memphis Car company. Al though he was on the “Inside" and knew In detail the method used to rob the railroad, Sims says that he real ized only $750 for his share In the work. Illinois Central lumber was used to repair Illinois Central cars, and then the road was charged for the lumber, was another of his charges. Cars loaded with material were i shipped to the Memphis Car Repair | company and it was the practise to | charge for repairs made on the cars I whether they were made or not, the witness said, and more often they I were not Two Dead in Kansas Train Wreck. Salina, Kan. —W. R. Biown and William Webb, brakemen, were killed, and three tramps were Injured In a wreck Saturday caused by spreading rails four miles west of Lindsborg. Three other men are believed to be buried In the wreckage. Sets New High Fly Record. Brussels.—M. Olieslagers. the Bel gian aviator, made a monoplane flight Saturday to a height of 4,712 feet. This Is anew world s record for mono planes. Poison Victims Number 102. Joplin. Mo. —Twenty-two new cases of ptomaine poisoning were reported : to the board of health here Friday, j making the total number reported in j the week 102. Two deaths have re- j suited and several victims are in dan- I gerous condition. Noted Physician Dead. New York.—Dr. Frederick Lillen | thal. one of the leading German phy- j sicians of this city and a pioneer So cialist. died at his country estate in the Catskills Friday. Prisoner Liberated to Get Money. Kansas City, Mo.—Edward Stafford of Cleveland. 0.. under a two-year sentence for burglary, was paroled Thursday to go to his Ohio borne to participate in the division of an es tate of several thousand dollars left by a relative. Eugene Debs Is Recovering. Rochester, Minn. —Eugene Debs, who was operated on for abdomina trouble at St Vary's hospital here was Thursday reported out of danger The operation was entirely succuts: ji POSTMEN RE-ELEGT ft H. FROEUCH TREASURER ARCHIE AND SECRE TARY BROWN TRADE JOBS. MEET AT MILWAUKEE Reldenbach Urges Postmasters to Post Their Accounts and Take In- ventory of Their Stock of Stamps Daily. **> . i *- u *u n< M -e' 33 wasn't Madison.—yhe Wisconsin ’’ss ' Ahi (he National League of Postni swept of the thjra and fourth class, in <.l ventlon At Milwaukee, re-elected ident Afr. H. Froelieh, Jackson, and Vice-President E. A. Lagrandeur, Som erset. William R. Brown, Waupaca, present secretary, was made treas urer, and Alexander Archie. Waterloo, present treasurer, elected to Mr. Brown’s place. The present executive committee, consisting of W. H. Froe lieh, Alexander Archie, A. Maburg, Amherst, and J. E. Johnson, Dallas, was re-elected. George P. Reldenbach, post office In spector, Green Bay, in speaking of “The Model Post Office," urged post masters to post their accounts and take inventory of their stock of stamps daily, in order to facilitate a settlement with the post office depart ment at Washington in case of rob bery or fire. He also spoke of the necessity of extreme care in preser ving envelopes of registered letters and packages in cases where the envelopes or packages had been robbed or tampered with. “In justification of the quarterly form of voucher for salaries of rural mall carriers,” he said, “I will say that the new system not only lessens the work of the state inspectors and the Milwaukee post office in checking up the vouchers by two-thirds, but also facilitates the work of the post office department in Washington. In checking up now there Is only one voucher to handle instead of three monthly vouchers as before." In speaking before the Wisconsin branch of the National League of Postmasters of the third and fourth class offices at the Republican house, Congressman W. H. Stafford predicted that the postal savings bank bill, as recently passed by congress, Is des tined to become one of the most pop ular on the books. The provisions requiring that 30 per cent, of the deposits in banks to be at the call of the board of trustees for investment In government bonds and 65 per cent, at the call of the pres ident, Mr. Stafford deemed as especial ly praiseworthy. The address of welcome was deliv ered by Mayor Emil Seidel, W. H. Froelieh, Jackson, president of the league, responding. Papers were read by E. A. Lagrandeur, Somerset; Alex ander Archie, Waterloo; Ole Erick son, Grantsburg, and Ralph Bird, rep resentative of the post office depart ment at the convention. Weed Survey Shows Big Loss. On account of noxious weeds the Wisconsin farmers are sustaining an nual losses which are much greater than most farmers suspect. A weed survey of several counties is being made by the agronomy department of the college of agriculture under the direction of Prof. A. L. Stone, state seed Inspector. In some sections where the farms average 215 acres in size, 55 acres of each farm were re ported to be seriously Infested with noxious weeds. The most troublesome weeds are quack grass, Canadian thistle, wild mustard, sow thistle, burdock, yellow dock, snap dragon, ox-eye-daisy, rag weed, cockel burr and pigeon grass. Wild mustard Is most widely dis tributed in the western counties, while Canada thistles, sow dock and the others are largely found in east central Wisconsin. Browne Files Petitions. State Senator E. E. Browne of Wau paca filed petitions In the office of the secretary of state as a candidate for the Republican nomination for state senator in the Twentv-flrst district. His papers contained 775 signatures, which is many more than the mini mum required by law. Senator Browne has been a member of the upper house of the legislature since 1906. The Twenty-first senatorial district consists of Portage and Waupaca counties. F. F. Chesak of Athens filed peti tions as a candidate for the Repub lican nomination for state senator in the Twenty-fifth district, consisting of Clark and Marathon counties. His papers contained 337 signatures. Senator S. M. Marsh of Neillsville, who has represented the district since 1906, is not a candidate for renomina tion. State Optometrists Elect Officers. The tenth annual convention of the Wisconsin Association of Optometrists closed here with a boat ride on Lake Winnebago and a trip to the Northern asylum In Oshkosh. Officers were elected as follows: President, Hugh McEwan, Fond du Lac; vice-president, J. H. Schafer, Milwaukee; secretary, C. D. Waugh, Milwaukee; treasurer, J. H. Schaller, Janesville. The directors are: A. A. Leuck, An tigo; T. O. Randall and A. R. Bach mann, Milwaukee. The examining board Includes: W. A. Pflster. Sheboygan; A. Reinhard and T. O. Randall, Milwaukee. The additions to the executive com mittee are: William Hamman and Walter 8. Fisher, Milwaukee; W. H. Smaie, Wausau; Theodore Zick, Watertown, and William Kauffman, Kenosha. All legislative matters were re ferred to the new executive commit tee. In the vote for the place of holding the 1911 convention La Crosse was the unanimous choice. Labor Is Opposed to County Option. The Wisconsin State Federation of Labor in the closing session of its an nual convention passed a resolution denouncing the principle of county option. It was argued that the plan would permit arbitrary interference in lo cal government and would be a men ace to home rule. Fred Brock hausen was re-elected secretary and treasurer and Frank J. Weber. Milwaukee, was re-elected state organiser. Should Be Given Larger Powers. That the Commissioner of Wis consin should be given power to supervise, control, and take charge of the liquidation of all delinquent In surance corporations within the 6tate, in a manner similar to that provided by the New York law, Is a measure recommended by Insurance Commis sioner George E. Beedle. In his annual report on local mutuals, issued. Similar provisions are in force In other states, and their operation Is declared to have been very successful and satisfactory alike to the interests of the policy holders aud stockhold ers. The law relating to banks in this state contains similar authority tn^-j commissioner of bankl*;-* ir lck ThSLi^Tbiig-limbed stranger It wasn't wiong. She erself over and over again. It lundred suggestions an* plans through her mind as sue 11s ’ Mm chat of the new town hall Then all at once there i *T| j ence, snd she turned ua P v ' stood in the cen- Mu,u vjj2*- ot, his hands dinarlly orjk der his coat nishing insurkC r a whistle at the least possnA suitcase un pose members are v, o ase with part of the savings an across business to remain with to enable It to withstand .* losses. Almost every policy ho- billing to make this contribution p.^ e holdings of hemlock and hard vided there be reasonable the st ate. but all the white that It shall be maintained for that Jogged, purpose and not go to fatten the pock vICTK v ■*— •*-, ,<n the ets of such as might secure the cor.me ( propound, Vr*,. trol of the company only for the pur pose of wrecking it aud distributing the accumulated assets among them-, selves. This would be effectually pre vented by the law which before re ceived the favorable consideration of the legislature and the enactment of such a law will Inevitably benefit not only all mutual companies but sound insurance In general,” says the re port. The report shows the following number of mutual companies doing business In Wisconsin: Mutual town Insurance companies, 204; city and village mutual companies. 69; mutual church insurance companies, 4; mu tual hall insurance companies, 15; retail lumber dealers’ mutuals. 2; mil lers and manufacturers’ mutuals, 1; hardware dealers’ mutuals, 1; Jewel ers’ mutuals, 1. Progress on New Capitol. The main offices of the railroad commission, were moved from the sec ond floor of the old south wing of the capital into rooms on the ground floor of the new east wing. This is some what of a change from the plan made some time ago to make a temporary home for the entire office and admin istrative force of the commission In the new Washington building on East Washington avenue, just off Pinckney street. It Is understood that the original plan is changed to the extent that only the clerical, statistical and en gineering departments will go to the quarters engaged while the commis sioners themselves will be provided quarters more easily accessible from the other departments of state. The executive offices, and those of the state superintendent, the commis sioner of banking, the adjutant gen eral and the tax commissioner, are all that now remain In the old south wing. Governor Davidson expects to oc cupy the new executive offices in the east wing by the first of the month. The others In the south wing will have to vacate soon for the workmen are gradually working their way from the center and soon will have razed the old structure. Gives Aid In 3,338 Health Cases. Aid has been given in 3,338 cases to 37G towns and villages and to 520 phy sicians of the state during the past year by the state hygienic laboratory at the University of Wisconsin, ac cording to the report Just c. .pleted by Dr. M. P. Ravenel, director. These cases included 834 of diph theria, 1,048 examinations of sputum for tuberculosis, 406 water tests, 497 typhoid cases, and 407 miscellaneous cases of anthrax, glanders, blood ex aminations, etc., as well as five cases of fowl tuberculosis and 146 rabies examinations made by the Pasteur In stitute established by the laboratory nine months ago. In that lime 89 persons bitten by mad dogs or cats have been given the Pasteur treat ment. Most of the cases of rabies have come from the vicinity of Marinette and De Pere. since there have been no rabid animals reported In any other part of the state for some time. Barber Law Doing Good. Secretary L. Whelitz of the barbers’ state board filed his annual report with Governor Davidson. Mr. Whelitz declares that the law has improved sanitary conditions In barber shops all over the state and that it has Im proved the character of workmanship. Receipts for the year were $7.146 54. the total expense $3,972.61, leaving a balance July 1 of $3,171.03. New Corporations. Articles of Incorporation were filed In the office of Secretary of State Frear as follows: The Waushara Telephone company of Waushara 31ed a notice of dissolu tion. Libby, McNeil ft Libby, a West Vir ginia corporation, licensed to do busi ness In the state, filed notice of the appointment of C. A. Arden as its Wis consin representative in place of I.en capital, $7,300; incorporators, William Btuh August Bruss. John Dewane, A. J. Kempert, J. A. Kellner. The Yougiogbeny & Ohio Coal com pany, an Ohio corporation with $1,391,- 366.66 capital stock and $2,500 Interest in Wisconsin, filed a statement to do business In the state. Would Stop Sale of Fireworks. State Fire Marshal Purtell mailed circulars to mayors and councils throughout the state for the prohibi tion of the sale of fireworks The or dlnance puts a ban upon all kinds and types of fireworks, even prohibiting wholesalers and retailers from carry ing them In stock, id provides a fine of $lO to $6. for violation. Wisconsin Patent*. The following list of patents, re cently granted to Wisconsin inventors, is reported by Olipbant A Young, pat ent solicitors, 107 Wisconsin street, Milwaukee: Herman Bolinskl and M. Schmidt, New London, automatic speed-con trol ling clutch; Edward Che shire. Milwaukee, sheet register de vice; Jacob Christensen, Racine, can ister; Albert Clausing, Milwaukee, gas burning attachment for stoves; Dome nic Cortese, Spooner, ratchet drill; Frank E. Davis, La Crosse, seeding machine. WANTS HER LETTER PUBLISHED For Benefit of Women who Suffer from Female Ills Jergt. ... help in a Cnlcago’i*. Minn. — “l was a gioat were sent up to JollODiale troubles which the expiration of Berger caused a eakuesfi weeks ago he was arrested and brought here for trial. Chippewa Falls. —The last train load of logs from the camps north of Stanley arrived and were dumped into the Chippewa Lumber and Boom company’s boom on the river here. There were six carloads, all that remained of the 7,000,000 feet that was burned In the recent forest fires. It is unofficially stated that this season will be the last for the big mill In this city which was operated every summer since 1836, having cut, It is believed, more pine than any other Bawmtll in Wisconsin, Michigan •or Minnesota. The company has ' asively from roots and herb.-,.' % who suffer from those dis tressing ills peculiar to their Bex should not lose sight of these facts or doubt the ability of Lydia E. Pinkh&m’s Vegetable Compound to restore their health. 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When you begin to think it’B a per sonal matter between you and the sun to see which is the hotter, buy your self a glass or a bottle of Coca-Cola. It Is cooling—relieves fatigue amt quenches the thirst. Wholesome as the purest water and lots nicer to drink. At soda fountains and car bonated in bottles —5c everywhere. Send 2c stamp for booklet “The Truth About Coca-Cola” and the Coca-Cola Baseball Record Book for 1910. The latter contains the famous poem "Casey At The Bat.” records, schedules for both leagues, and other valuable baseball information compiled by au thorities. Address The Coca-Cola Cos., Atlanta, Ga. Qualified. A prominent western attorney tell* of a boy, who once applied at his of fice for work. This boy was bright looking and 1 rather took to him. “ 'Now, my son,' I said. ‘lf you come to work for me you will occasionally have to write telegrams and take down telephone messages. Hence a pretty high degree of schooling is es sential. Are you fairly well edu cated ?’ "The boy smiled confidently. “ T be,’ he said." —Independent Yes, Indeed. Hostess (at party)—Why, so silent Miss De Muir? You've scarcely said a word since you came. Youthful Guest —Really, Mrs. Lead er, 1 am having a very enjoyable time but my father has told me 100 timei never to say anything unless 1 havi something to say, and I suppose— Hostess —But, my dear child, thin! what a stupid and tiresome thing so clety would be if everybody followe that advice! A Real Argument. They were talking about argumen not In the abstract, but as applyln to domestic happiness. "What do yo think is the most unanswerable a gument you ever heard?” one bad elor asked a married man. "When your wife says: ‘lf they ca afford it, we can,’ there la no flaw 1 that —and never will be." —Youth Companion. 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