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ON MANY HEMS A Conoise Statement of the Changes Made by New Bill. COMMODITIES ON FREE LIST Rates Raised on Some Luxuries—Raw Wool Placed on Free List and Sugar Given Heavy Reduction—Farm Products Reduced. Washington.—lmportant changes In rates on variety of commodities in the new tariff bill now before congress follow: Barley malt, from 45 cents to 25 cents a bushel. Buckwheat, from 15 cents to 8 cejits a bushel. Oats, from 15 cents to 10 cents a bushel. Idee, cleaned, from 2 cents to 1 cent a pound Wheat, from 25 cents to 10 cents a bushel. Butter, from 6 cents to 3 cents a pound. Cheese, from 6 cents a pound to 20 per cent ad valorem. Beans, from 45 cents to 25 cents a pound. Eggs from 5 cents to 2 cents per dozen. Nursery cuttings and seedlings, from 25 per cent to 15 per cent. Fresh vegetables, from 25 per cent to 15 per cent. Apples, peaches, etc. from 25 cents to 10 cents a bushel. Raisins, from 2*2 cents to 2 cents a pound. Lemons —Preser t rate 1 % cents pound, proposed rate 17 cents for package under IVi cubic feet, 35 cents for package up to 2Vi cubic feet, 70 cents for package up to 5 cubic feet. Vi cent a pound for lemons in bulk or in larger packages. Oranges, limes, grapefruit, etc Present rate 1 cent pound, proposed rate same as for lemons. Pineapples, from 8 cents to 6 cents a cubic foot capacity of barrels or packages, from $S to $5 a thouasnd in bulk. Chocolate and cocoa—Pre-sent rate when valued from 15 cents to 24 cents. 2% cents a pound and 10 per cent ad valorem additional; proposed rate 8 per cent ad valorem. Value of Raw Wool a Factor. Woolen manufactured goods and clothing—Present tariff rates are based in many cases on value of raw wool. Comparison is here made with the equivalent ad valorem duties as previously estimated t., the ways and means committee on wool prices in 1910: Combed wool and tops, from 105 per cent to 15 per cent. Cloths, knit fabrics, felts and manu factured goods, from 97 per cent to 35 per cent. Suspenders, ribbons, bindings, etc., from 83 per cent to 35 per cent Cotton manufactures: Curtains, table covers, etc., from 50 to 35 per cent. Garters, suspenders, etc., from 45 per cent to 25 per cent. Table cloths, from 40 to 25 per cent. Lace curtains, etc., from 50 to 43 per cent. Miscellaneous cotton goods, from 45’ to 30 per cent. Earthenware ' and Glassware. Cement from 8 cents a hundred pounds to 5 per cent ad valorem. Lime from 5 cents a hundred pounds to 5 per cent ad valorem. China clay, a ton, from $2 50 to $1 25. Fuller's earth, manufactured from 43 to $1.50 a ton. Mica, manufac'ured, from 5 cents and 20 per cent additional a pound to 30 per cent ad valorem. Chinaware, decorated, from 60 per cent to 55 per cent ad valorem; chinaware plain white, from 55 per cent to 50 per cent ad valorem. Cut and decorated glass from 60 per cent to 45 per cent ad valorem. Mirrors from 11 cents and 25 cents a square foot to 7 cents and 13 cents a square foot. Marble, rough, from 65 cents to 50 cents a cubic foot Marble articles from 50 per cent to 45 per cent ad valorem Granite and building stone, dressed, from 50 per cent to 25 per cent ad valorem Iron, steel and metal products: Reduction on Automobiles. Automobiles and motorcycles. 45 per cent to 40 per cent. Ferromanganese, from $2 50 a ton to 15 per cent. Round Iron from $6 to sl2 a ton to 8 per cent. Iron and steel forgings from 30 per cent to 15 per cent. Ball and roller bearings from 45 to 35 per cent. Sheet steel or Iron, now $6 to $lB. cut to 26 per cemt. Tin plate, now $24 a ton. cut to 2U per cent , Shotguns and rifles, now $2.25 to $lO each, changed to 35 per cent Table and kitchen ware, from 40 to 25 per cent. Steam engines, printing presses, machine tools, from SO to 15 per cent Embroidering and lace making ma chinas, now free, made dutiable at 25 per cent. The schedule carries a blanket clause that articles or wares not spe claliy mentioned shall pay 50 per cent. Kitchen Sink. The pipe that is hidden from view should he kept just as clean as the porcelain part Greasy water and lit tle bits of this and that finding their way into the pipe soon clog it This sometimes occasions a plumber's bill and sometimes illness A sink strain er should be in every sink and all liquids should be poured through this, as a protection to the pipe. Every dish to be washed should be dermcd of particles of food before going into the water. Milk should London Fly Campaign. Every sign of a determination on the part of the local government board to deal with the house fly is to be heartily welcomed. Experiment lately has been directed to the fungus which is said to possess destructive proper ties The difficulty was in ootaining enough of it, but Edward itesse has succeeded In cultivating it artificially. When 4 is spread about where flies are they appear to eat the spores, which germinate in their bodies and finally kill them It would be wel- if wholly or p*t~„i/ of platinum, gold or silver, and 25 per cent, if wholly or in chief value composed of iron, steel, lead, copper, nickel, pewter. line, aluminum or other metal. Tableware, penknives aud watch movements are required to bear the names of the manufacturer and country of origin. Lead bearing ore, from It* cents a pound to half a cent. As to Aluminum and Lead. Aluminum, from 7 cents a pound to 25 per cent. Antimony, from 1 cent a pound to 10 per cent. Lead bullion, from 2 1-3 cents a pound to 25 per cent. Nickel pigs, from 6 cents a pound to 10 per cent. Chemicals, oils and paints: Alkalis and compounds, from 25 per cent, ad valorem to 15 per cent. Alum, etc., from V* cent a pouud to 15 per cent, ad valorem. Bleaching powder, from 1-5 cent to 1-10 cent a pound Fruit oils and essences, from SI a pound to 20 per cent, ad valorem. Flaxseed and linseed oil, from 15 cents a gallon to 12 cents. Cod. seal and white oil, from 7 cents a gallon to 5 cents. Cr ide opium, from $1.50 a pound to $::. Prepared opium, from $2 a pound to $4. Ocher and ocher earths: Present rates range from >4 cent to % cent a pound; proposed rate 5 per cent al valorem. Orange mineral, from 314 cents a pound to 25 per cent. Zinc oxide, from 1 cent a pound to 10 per cent. Paints, colors, etc., from 30 per cent, to 15 per cent. White lead, from 3 cents a poui>3 to 25 per cent. Sponges, from 20 per cent, to 10 per cent. Reduction in Silk Goods. Chiffons, clothing, ready-made, ar ticles of wearing apparel of every de scription, including knit goods, from 60 per cent, to 50 per cent, ad va lorem. Woven fabrics, from 50 per cent, to 45 per cent, ad valorem. Beltings, cords, tassles, ribbons of artificial and imitation silk or horse hair, from 45 cents a pound and 60 per cent ad valorem additional, to 60 per cent, ad valorem. Lumber aud wood: Veneers, from 20 to 15 per cent. Osier or willow for basketmalters' use. from 25 per cent, to 10 per cent. Willow furniture, from 45 to 25 per cent. Details of the Sugar Schedule. The sugar schedule eliminates the Dutch standard of color and reduces the basic rate on sugar testing by the polariscope not above 75 degrees from .95 cent a pound to .71 cent a pound. For each additional degree shown by the polariscopic test the additional rate is reduced from thirty-five one thousandth of 1 cent a pound to twenty-six one-thousandths of 1 cent a pound. The other items iH the cane sugar section are changed as follows: Mo lasses testing not above 40 degrees, from 20 to 15 per cent, ad valorem; testing above 40 and not above 56 de grees, from 3 cents to 2)4 cents a gal lon; testing above 56 degrees, front 6 cents to 4Vi cents a gallon. At the end of the section the following clause is added: “’Provided that three years after the day when this act shall take effect the articles hereinbefore enuni erateu in this paragraph shall there after be admitted free of duty.” Maple sugar and refined sirups, from 4 to 3 cents a pound. Glucose or grape sugar, from 1 Vfc to 1 w. cents a pound. Uni.:nufaetnred sugar cane, from 20 to 15 per cent. (A provision placing the articles in this section on the free list after three years is also included.) Sugar candy valued at 15 cents a pound or less from 4 cents a pound and 15 per cent, ad valorem to 2 cents a pound: valued at more than 15 cents a pound, from 50 to 25 per cent. (Cuban sugars by treaty arrange ments come in at a 20 per cent, reduc tion from the regular duties.) Scrap tobacco, taken from a general classification, at a rate of 55 cents a pound, and given an individual classi fication of 35 cents a pound. Flax, hemp and jute: Flag, hackled, from 3 to lVfc cents a pound Tow and flax, from S2O to $lO a ton. Hemp and tow of hemp, from 1 cent to Vg cent a pound Hemp hackled, from 2 to l cent a pound. Mattings. Linoleum, Etc. Floor mattings, from 3 Vis cents to V 4 cent a square yard. Linoleum and oilcloth, now classi fied from 8 cents a square and 25 per cent., to 10 cents a square yard and 20 per cent, reclassified at the follow ing rates —plain or stamped linoleum, 30 per cent.; inlaid linoleum, 35 per cent.; oilcloth 15 per cent Pile fabrics, from 60 to 40 per cent, j Bags or sacks of single jute yarns, from 7, cents a pound and 15 per cent, to 25 per cent Paper and Books: Printing paper (other than paper commercially known as hand made or machine hand made paper, .lapan pa per and imitation Japan paper by whatever name known!, unsized, sized or glued, suitable for the printing of books and newspapers, but not for cov ers or bindings, not specially pro vided fur in this section, valued above 2‘* cents a pound. 12 per cent ad valorem: Provided, however, that if any country, dependency, province or other subdivision of government shall impose any export duty, export li cense fee. or other charge of ary kind whatsoever (whether in form of ad- never be poured down the sink These are preventions, in sins care. Correctives are clean boiling water and common washing soda dissolved in it A good flushing with thi* every two days or so will keep the pipe sweet and wholesome. The Things We Hear. Ever 9ee Mantell?" i Yes, once.” In what part?” Sherlock in The Merchant of Ven us' " come news indeed if a method appar ently so simple were to prove elec tive; but we cannot help doubting whether any living creature would go on eating a substance which bad proved fatal to so many of its rela tives. Our experience of animals is that, even if they are induced once or twice to eat an injurious food, they very soon discover it to be noxious.— Ixmdon Globe. We know who the crank ia: the other fellow, of course. ditional charge, or license fee, or ottr erwise) upon printing taper, wood pulp or wood for use in the raanufr-cture of wood pulp, there shall be tmposed upon printing paper, w'hen imported either directly or indirectly from such country, dependency, province, or oth er iubdivision of government, an ad ditional duty equaL to the amount of suca country, dependency, province or other subdivision of government, upon printing paper, wood pulp or wood for use in the manuficture of wood Pl?” Writing paper from 3 cents a pound and 15 per cent, ad valorem to 25 per cent. Envelopes, from 20 to 15 per cent. Books, from 25 per tent, to 15 per cent. Photograph albums from 35 per cent, to 25 per cent. Manufactures of paper, from 35 to 25 per cent.. Sundries: Straw hats, unblocked and un trimmed, 35 per cent, to 25 per cent. Brushes and feather dusters, from 40 to 35 per cent. Fireworks, from 12 to 10 cents a pound Gunpowder valued at less than 20 cents a pound, from 2 cents to t*j cent a pound; valued over 20 cents a pound, from 4 cents uo 1 cent a pound. Furs. Hats, Gloves. •Furß, dressed on skin, from 20 to 30 per cent.; partly manufactured furs, from 50 to 40 per cent.; furs for hat tern’ use, from 20 to 15 per cent. Hats, bonnets and hoods of felt, taxed under the classification of the present law from 51.50 a dozen and 20 per cent, ad valorem to $7 a dozen and 20 per cent., placed in the new' bill at 40 per cent, ad valorem. Women’s glace gloves, from $1.25 to $1 a dozen when cot over 14 inches in length; an additional tax of 25 cents a cozen for each inch in length over 14 inches. Women's kid gloves, from $3 to $2 a cozen, not over 14 inches in length; an additional 25 cent tax a dozen for each inch over 14 inches in length. Cumulative duty on lined gloves, cotton lined, from $1 to 25 cents a dozen; silk or wool lined, from $1 to st) cents a dozen: fur lined, from $1 to $2. Musical instruments, from 45 to 25 per cent. Phonographs, from 45 to 25 per cent. Photographic plates, from 25 to 15 pel- cent. Moving picture films, from 25 to 20 per cent. Umbrellas and sun shades, from 50 to 30 per cent. The schedule carries a general pro vision increasing the duty on manu factured articles not specifically pro vided for in the section from 15 to 20 per cent. Unmanufactured articles re main at 10 per cent. NEW INCOME TAX STARTS AT $4,000 Elaborate Provision for Gradu ated Payment System in New Tariff Bill. Washington, D C. —Included in the Democratic tariff revision bill is an income tax section, which would re quire every residen; of the United States who earns more than $4,000 a year to pay a tax of 1 per cent, on his earnings in excess of the exemp tion. This would not compel the man wro earns only s4.o' to pay a tax, but it would demand that one who e* rned $4,100, for e xample, pay into the government tree ury an annual tax of 1 per cent, on SIOO, or sl. The bill also woull provide higher rstes of taxation lor persons with larger incomes, adding a surtax of 1 per cent, additional a earnings in ex cess of $20,000; 2 per cent, additional on earnings in excets of $50,000, and 3 per cent, additional on earnings In ex cess of sloo,ooo. How Surtax Would Be Imposed. Under the surtax provisions the man who earns $20,000 would pay to the government each year at the rate of 1 per cent, on $16,000 ($4,000 exempt), o’ $l6O. If he earns $30,000 lie would pay 1 per cent, on $16,000. and 2 per cent. or. SIO,OOO. making his annual ttix $360. The person with a $50,000 income would pay 1 per cent, on $16,- 000 and 2 per cent, on s3o,ooo—a total tax of $760. The man with an income of SIOO,OOO would be required to pay 1 per cent, on $16,000, 2 per cent, on $10j)0fl, and 3 per cent, on $50,000, which would be $1,500, bringing his total income trx to $2,260. Anyone with a net income of a million would pay this $2,260 on his first SIOO,OOO and in addition he would pay 4 per cent, on $900.000, which would briug his total tax to 135.260. This bill also would re-enact the present corporation tax law, imposing a 1 per cent tax on the earnings of eoroorations, stock companies, insur ance companies and the like, but It would exempt partnerships. This is s flat tax. there being no graduated scale as the earnings increase. Tbe few changes from the present corpo ration tax act concern chiefly the rime of making r< turns and the time for collection. The bill includes under its provi sions the property and earnings in this country.of i ersons who live abroad May Bring Ir SICO.COO.OCO. It is estimated by members of the ways and n.ems committee that ap proximately $100,000,000 in revenue may be derived front this new tax. in cluding the corporation tax that amount making up for the deficit in No Child Is Realy Bad. No child can be -eally bad if he has had the right training. If the chil dren of the world were corralled in a great field you would find them all mildness and sweetness. If they were born mean and wicked they would sting like young serpents or claw and scratch like little tigers, or bite like wolves Instead they coc and play and howl to stretch their lungs If a child of five years is a torment, if he is cruel to animals, if he is Apples Made Mis Fortune. Joseph Steinhart. known as the apple king, having handled as high as a million dollars' worth of the iruit in one deal, trundled a push-cart in New York and sold appies at two for a cent not so many rears ago He arrived in the str 'rage from Germany at the age of thirteen, unable to speak English. He managed to get on the New York World as a copy boy. but lost ins p'ace owing to his inability to understand the language of his adopt ed land. Then ho went to work in a revenues to be derived from Imports by virtue of the greatly reduced tariff and -.he transfer to the free list of articles that are classed as necessa ries of living. Incomes of taxable persona shall include gains, profits and income de rived from salaries, wages or com pensation for personal service of whatever kind and 1c whatever form paid, or from professions, vocations, business, trade, commerce or sales or dealings in property, also from inter est. rent, dividends, securities, includ ing income from property, income from but not the value of property acquired by bequest, devise or de scent. and also proceeds of life insur ance policies paid upon death of per sons insured. Provision Made to- Deductions. The bill allows as deductions in computing net income all necessary expenses actually Incurred in carrying on any business, not including per sonal living or family expenses, Inter est accrued aud payable within the year by a taxable person on indebted ness all national, state, county, school and municipal taxes, not in cluding local benefit taxes; losses in curred in trade or from fires, storms or ship wrack not compensated by in surance or otherwise debts actually ascertained as worthless and charged off; also reasonable allowance for wear and tear on property; but no de duction will be allowed for expense of restoration or improvements made to increase property value. It extents also, in computing net in come, amounts received as dividends upon the stock of any corporation, joint stock company, association cr insurance company which is taxable upon its net income under the cor poration tax provision of the bill. The bill excludes the compensation of the president of the United States during his term, that of judges of the Supreme and inferior courts of the United States, and compensation of all officers aud employes of a state or any political subdivision thereof. System of Collection Framed. It establishes a system of collection of the tax at its source, requiring all persons, firms, copartnerships, com panies, corporations, joint stock com panies, associations or insurance com panies, and all trustees, executors, ad ministrators, receivers, etc., and offi cers and employes of the United States having the control or disposal ot salaries, wages, interest and other profits and income of another person to withhold and pay to the collector of internal revenue the amount of in come tax due from such person. All sucli persons or firms are made per sonally liable for such tax. Persons or corporations liable to make return on incomes who fail to do so at a specified time, are made liable to a fine not exceeding SSOO and the penalty for false or fraudulent re turns is fixed at SI,OOO or imprison ment not exceeding one year, or both. "In formulating this additional im post,” said Chairman Underwood in his report, ‘ the attempt has been made to provile not only a source of revenue, but also a means of redress ing in some measure the unequal tax burdens which result from the prac tice of basing the federal income en tirely upon customs and internal reve nue duties. This is a system of tax ation which inevitab y throws the bur den of supporting the government up on the shoulders of the consumers. It correspondingly exempts the men of larger income, whose consumption of the ordinary necessaries of life is subject to tariff taxation in a far less aggregate degree than is that of small er income earners, who expend tb? greater proportion of their resources for the ordinary necessaries of life.” Underwood Defends Plan. Speaking of the principle of taxa tion laid down and the graduated sys tem proposed, Mr. Underwood de clared: ‘The progressive principle already has been sustained by the Supreme court of the United States in the )n< heritance tax cases and there can be no doubt that the same principle ap plies to the income tax included in this bill and will be fully upheld should it ever be called into question. Owing to defects in personal property taxation. the larger incomes in the United States have for many years been able to escape with less than ! their share of the general burden of taxation, and this inequity will be. it is believed, in part overcome by the plan proposed.” The bill provides that all taxable persons shall be notified of the amount for which they are liable under the j law on or before the Ist day of June oi each year and assessments must be paid on or before June 30. For delay > in making payments aud ten days aft- I er notice, there shall be added the sum of 5 per cent, of the amount of tax unpaid and interest at the rate of 1 per cent a month from the time the tax fell due. The corporation tax provision, it is directed, shall be computed upon in come for the year ending December j 31. 1913, and for each calendar year thereafter. It is provided, however, i that corporations may designate the last day of any month as the day of | the closing of the fiscal year and may have the tax computed on the basis of net income ending on its designated day. All labor, agricultural, horti cultural. fraternal, religious and mu tual benefit societies are made exempt from the tax. Has the Earmarks. Guide —In front of you Is the na tional capitol. Miss Gush —Oh, sn't it angelic? Mr Grouch- Angelic? Why, young woman, how can you speak of it as being angelic? Miss Gush —Well, it has wings, hasn't it? lacking in respect for older people. It is bemuse his mother does not under stand- thit a little discipline is a great kindness The ind tlgent mother who permits her child t< grow into a young demon is respecteu by none—least of all by the child. For painting wires u Pennsylvanian has patented two stiff that re volve against eac.n other as paint is fed to them by compressed air from a reservoir. restaurant. During his spare hours he attended school. He gave up the push cart to open a store which dealt ex clusively in apples. Then he became a contractor, supplying the fruit to steamship companies an** outer large consumers. Now he thinks nothing of buying the entire crop of certain re gions. A chap who sajt he is dismayed be cause mans graiitade stirs hid ia, maybe, trying to get paid for some thing that he nevad did. FI REMOVAL BILL IS GIVEN A BOOST APPOINTMENT OF COMMITTEE TO INVESTIGATE SITES IS RECOMMENOED. ASKS ELECTION OF REGENTS Assemblyman Judso.t Hall Claims Pas sage of His Bill Would Remove Criticisms That State University is in Politics Madison.—Assemblyman Carpent er's bill for an investigation by the legislature of the proposed state fair sites with a view toward moving the fair was unanimously recommended for passage by the joint committee on finance. The bill calls for the appoint ment of a committee of aine members of the legislature to be appointed by the governor to make an investigation of all of the sites proposed. The com mittee must make its report to the legislature within thirty days after it is appointed. At the hearing before the committee the principal argument in favor of the measure was made by J. C. Shubert. formerly mayor of Madisou. He said that a citizens' committee of Madison had written letters to all of the ex hibitors at the state fair to ascertain if they favored a removal. He said that out of fifty replies thus far re ceived 90 per cent were in favor of the removal of the fair. • Pleads for Election of Regents. The university in politics was the subject of a lively discussion before the assembly committee on education when the bill of Judson Hall providing that the members of the board of uni versity regents? should be elected iu stead of appointed was up for dis cussion. If the people chose the regents, it was the belief of Mr. Hall that much of the criticism of the university be ing in politics would be done away with. “Where there is so much smoke there cannot help being some fire,” said Mr. Hall, “and I do not believe this ques tion will ever be settled satisfactorily until the voters elect the regents.” Lynn S. Pease, as a representative of the Wisconsin Alumni association, speaking in opposition to the bill, said the present method of selecting the regents had given to the university a splendid form of government and had built the university up to its pres ent high standard. It was the claim of Mr. Pease that the election of the board of regents would tend to place the university in politics rather than to free it from political influences. Bank Deposit Bill Scheduled. One of the issues which has so far been kept very much in the back ground by this legislature, but which is expected to make its appearance before the end of the session in some form or another, is the question of state guarantee of bank deposits. There is a bill in on this subject in troduced by Senator Husting and there may be an attempt made to se cure the passage of the bill before the session is over. In fact it can be put down as almost certain there will be unless the state bankers themselves get together and without a law form a corporation or association for the insurance of the deposits of all banks in the state whether they be organized under the state or national laws. Teasdale Fathers Many Bills. The record for bills introduced at til? present session of the legislature is held by Senator Howard Teasdale, who has a record of sixty-two meas ures which he wished to have enacted into laws. Next to the senator comes Assemblyman C. E. Estabrook, who has introduced bills to the nuiroer of forty-eight. The record for nonintro duction of bills is divided between Senators W. L. Richards and G. H. Weissleder and Assemblymen C. H. Morey, Charles Schultz and Carl Zilli er. Neither one has a single bill to his credit thus far. Senators W. W. Al bers and S. W. Randolph run them a close second with one bill each. Governor Exercises Veto. Gov. McGovern submitted his first veto message of the session when he returned the Pfenning bill, proposing a radical classification in issuing hunt ing licenses. Except as applied to farmers, the bill requires, in addition to a year’s residence, that the appli cants must be citizens of the United States. The governor protested against this discrimination Rations for Starving Indians. Ashland. —Because about 100 Indi ans, at Crandon, members of no par ticular tribe under the reservation sys tem were starving, R G Rodman, clerk at the government Indian agen cy here, dealt out government rations to them Fire Victim May Die. Janesville. — William Isaac, th** aged tailor, who was injured in the recent big fire here, is in a serious condition and is not expected to live. Isaac fell down a stairway, breaking several ribs. Regulating Graduates’ Dress. Ripon.—Principal Coming of the Ripon high school has decided that the graduates must wear cap and gowns for graduation or else set a limit to the cost of their dresses. To Seek Commission Rule. Jefferson.—A strong effort is to be made by the citizens to secure tin commission form of government for this city. The aetix ity of saloons in the last election is said to be the cause of the proposed movement. Has First Class Postoffice. Manitowoc. —The Manitowoc post office is now one of the first class, the fiscal year,-ending March 31, showing the receipts for the last twelve months to be mere than s4f-OOP. Men’s Wages Are Raised. Sheboygan.—The Sheboygan Rail way and Light company has announc ed an increase of wages for its con ductors and motoncen. The increase is a voluntary act cm the part of the company. Each of the men will be r? *-ed 1 cent an' hour. Deficit Is Cut Down. Xeenah. —The annual report of the city of Xeenah for the year ending March 31. 191-3 ibow a decrease In the deficit of over 111,000.00. DEATH TAKES R. W. GUENTHER Man Who Made Political History In Wisconsin Succumbs at Home in Oshkosh. Oshkosh. Richard W. Guenther, who broke all political precedents by invading a congressional district, of which he was not a resident, captur ing the nomination, and then after a most bitter campaign defeating the nominee of the stronger party of that district, is dead here. Death was due indirectly to an op eration performed while he was United States consul at Cape Town. Africa, two years ago. Mr. uuenther attained national prominence as a politician through his defeat of A. i. Delaney, for election to congress from the old Second dis trict. Gen. E. S. Bragg was seeking renomination by the democrats. After thousands of ballots had been taken, Mr. Delaney was declared the nominee of that party. The republicans in des pair turned to Mr. Guenther and pur suaded him to enter the field against Mr. Delaney. He did and captured the election. Mr. Guenther had a varied political career in Wisconsin. In 1877 he was elected state treasurer by a majority of 11,000 and two years later was re elected. Gabe Bouck, a democrat, was then the representative from this con gressional district. The republicans put up Mr. Guenther and elected him by a majority of 3,400 votes. He was twice re-elected from this district. President Harrison appointed Mr. Guenther consul general to Mexico City to succeed Gen. Bragg Upon his return to Oshkosh in 1894, Gov. Upham appointed him a member of the state board of control. The fol lowing November he was appointed consular general at Frankfort. Ger many, and in laiO Mr. Guenther was transferred to Cape Town, Africa, by President Taft. NAVAL TRAINING IS OFFERED Government Proposition Allows Uni versity of Wisconsin Students to Spend Vacation on Warships. Madison.—Students from the Uni versity of Wisconsin will have an op portunity to learn gunnery, naviga tion. etc., on board some of the United States battleships during the coming summer as a result of a recent order from the navy department. The stu dents will not be enlisted but will be required to observe the laws and regulations of the navy department and to obey the orders of all those in authority over them. The object of the new arrangement is to increase the number of persons who have had experience in the naval service, thus improving and increas ing the naval reserve in case of emer gency by training each year a num ber of students from approved edu cational institutions. Not more than twenty students will be assigned to each vessel and no student can be under 18 years of age. Each must also have completed at least two years of his course in a. col lege or technical school. SHOOTS HIMSELF AND WIFE Failure of Green Lake County Couple to Make Reconcilation Results in Tragedy. Green Lake.—Failing to effect a re conciliation with his wife, from whom he had been separated for more than a year, .lames Kimball, a farmer liv ing near here, entered his former home and shot his wife, perhaps fatally, and then committed suicide. For several months Kimball had been living in Ripon, and he returned to Green Lake and attempted to patch up his family troubles. The interview with his wife was a failure, and after a violent quarrel he shot the woman and then turned the weapon on him self. Paves Way for Ruling. Madison. —Secretary of State Don ald has refused to issue two warrants for vouchers upon the forest' reserve fund presented for payment, by State Forester Griffith, upon the ground that the validity of the whole forestry ap propriation is in doubt. A writ of mandamus will now be issued against the secretary and a petition will be filed in the supreme court for an ad judication of the controversy by that tribunal. Buffet Car License Favored. Madison. —The Bowe bill fixing a license fee of SIOO for buffet cars in which intoxicating liquors are sold, has been recommended lor passage by the assembly committee on state af fairs. The bill provides that it shall he unlawful for any railroad or car company to. operate any car in which liquor is sold without obtaining a li cense for each and every- such car. Dug Up S3OO in Gold. Beloit. While excavating In the city cemetery to lay the foundation for a new chapel. John Shea dug up an old purse that fell to pieces in his hands. It contanied about S3OO in gold. Racine County Income Tax. Itacine. —Racine county paid u> the slate treasury representing the stale’s share of the income tax collected. The county will receive $16,787 22 as its share, ar.d each as sessment district gets 70 per cent Veteran Protests Against Tax. Madison. —A Monro county veteran questions the right of the state to ex act a license fee on an automobile he recently paid for with pension money received from the government. Awarded 5 Cents Damages. fouderay William Thomas of liirchwood. who sued the Soo railroad company because his little child's foot was frozen on one of the company's trains, has been awarded 0 cents dam ages by the court. Open New National Bank. Grand Rapids.—The formal opening of the new Citizens’ National Bank of this city was marked by a public reception given by officers and direc tors of the institution. Despon&ent Woman Drinks Acid. Racine. — Mrs. Mamie Waddell of Fond du Lac, who left her husband re cently to live with her parents at Cor liss, committed suicide in the Chica go. Milwaukee and St. Paul station at that place by drinking acid. Much Tobacco Shipped. Chippewa Falls.—Tweity carloads of tobacco will be shipped frjm this point, which ia only a part of chia year's crop. The balance will be put in storage. LOWLANDS SWEPT BY FLOOD Big and Little Rib and Chippewa Riv ers Swollen Following Heavy Rains. Wausau.—Heavy rains at head wa ters and along the valley of Big Rib river have changed the stream into a torrent of madly rushing waters, iiv undating lowlands and bringing great quantities of flood trah and logs into Lake Wausau. Little Rib river is also very high, ” and both are rising. The Wisconsin ri,-er here is almost at flood stage and slowly rising. If the predicted rain comes on Friday, melting the deep snow in the woods north of Tom ahawk and Eagle River the situation may become serious. All along the river the gates in dams are open to : allow quick passage of water, arid all possible precautions art* being taken against damage. The railroad under the viaduct high bridge was closed as a precaution against further rise and washouts. A log jam above the bridge iu the north part of the city threatens the struc ture, an attempt beihg made to move it with dynamite. The Milwaukee road is flooded at Heights. Passengers were transferred by boats. Little Town Flooded. Chippewa Falls.—Much territory aa jacent to the banks of the Chippewa river faces a serious flood. The little town of Cobban, fifteen miles north of here, is under eight feet of water and the residents have fled to the bluffs near the city. Cobban has a popula tion of 350. The breaking of a big ice gorge in the river on the east city limits in Chippewa Falls caused great anxiety here for a time. The telephone operator at Cobban remained at his post until the water reached his waist. He notified Chip pewa Falls and other places along the river of its rapid rise and then fled. A terrific thunder storm broke up the ice gorges one mile up the Chip pewa river from here, letting loose a roaring torrent of ice, water and de bris. Thousands of tons of ice eigli teen Inches thick swirled and twisted down tlie stream, carrying with it sev eral log booms. Thus augmented, the river roared down stream and practi cally ruined the Omaha railroad bridge. Flood at Marinette. Marinette.—With a section of a pav ed street caved in to a depth of thirty feet, due to a main sewer breaking. Marinette, after sixteen hours of heavy downpour of rain is getting a taste of flood. Homes in one section of three blocks are surrounded by wa ter. A ten mile current is flowing in Minneapolis street. A half dozen families are cut off from any fuel supply and are suffei ing from the cold. The Menominee river is four feet above the normal stage. Some apprehension is felt for the safety of dams along the river. TO SAVE TUBERCULAR CATTLE State Veterinarian Plans to Raise Healthy Calves on Quarantined Stock Farm. Madison.—Dr. O. H. Eliason, state veterinarian, has been agitating pro posed legislation, the idea of which seems to have been original with him, to obviate wholesale waste in the handling of tubercular cattle. Dr. Elia son proposes that the legislature now sitting shall enact a law which will authorize the Wisconsin livestock san itary board to ppi-iait individual own ers or companies, upon application to it, to establish quarantine farms for the pm pose of raising healthy calves from tubercular cattle, under what Is known as the "Bang system,” and in confirmation with such rules and reg ulations as may be established by the board. A bill is now being drafted for such legislation, and its sponsors are optimistic as to its final passage. SECOND WARRANT IS ISSUED Mrs. Patzer, Charged With Murder, Re-arrested on Complaint of District Attorney. Manawa. Caroline Patzer, who was held on the charge of murdering hei husband and released from custody by Judgp B. B. Clark of Stevens Point, was rearrested here on complaint oi District Attorney Louis Cole. She was discharged under the first warrant on the ground that no evidence had been introduced at the preliminary exam ination to establish the tact that a crime had been committed. Jefferson's Railroad Service. Jefferson —T ie state railroad com mission will l ave a hearing here April 10 on the question of passenger serv ice from iort Atkinson and this city to Madison. Lose Fourteen Kin in Flood- Fond du Lac—Mr. and Mrs. J. E; Downey, North Fond du Lao, have re ceived word that fourteen of their rel atives perished in the Ohio and Indi ana floods. May Start Cheese Factory. Beloit —Farmers in the vicinity of Newark are backing the efforts of a Monroe promoter to start a cheese factory in the old Newark creamery, which has been ir disuse for several months. Ice Destroys Boathouses. Neenah A section of ice in J-ake Winnebago loosened up and came down the Fox river with a rush de stroying boathouses and tearing the sluice boards off the Neenah dam. Janesville Flood Relief Fund. Janesville —in every church in Janesville collections were made for the benefit of the flood sufferers. Al ready $1 000 has been forwarded by telegraph by the Janesville Gazette to Columbus. Ohio. Oconomcwoc Raises Flood Fund Oconomowoc. —The sum of $455.50 has been raised for the aid of the Ohio flood sufferers. The subscription list was in charge of Mayor E. M. Solvo son and J. L. Wilsey. Skull Is Found in Ashes. Sheboygan.—Boys playing about a pile of refuse uncovered a human skull, one side of which had been crushed by a heavy blow, evidently the cause of death. No other bones were discovered. Officials are investigat ing. Street Car Beheads Child. Racine —Lillian Johnson, aged 4, was decapitated by a street car when she ran from a candy store into the street, not seeing the approaching car. GIRL SUFFERED TERRIBLY At Regular Intervals —Say* Lydia E. Pinkham’t Vege table Compound com pletely cured her. 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Called fo> Blood. “Sandy looks as if he had been fighting." “He has been fighting; a fellow Bald something in his presence about ‘musi cians and bagpipers, ami Sandy sailed Into him.” Glad to Move. A small boy went to school the other day in a state of Intense excite ment because his family was going to move to Chicago. “That will be fine, Joe," said his teacher. “And in what part of Chlcar go are you going to live?” “Jutht theven blocktli from where cubth play ball in the thummer,” waa Joe's enthusiastic reply.—Chicago Reo ord Herald. Costly City Improvements. If all the buildings torn down an nually in the borough of Manhattan, in New York City could be assem bled they would make a good sized town. Last year the number of build ings demolished was 819, and a gas tank brought the total demolitions to 820. The front feet measurement of the houses pulled down was 24,875, or approximately four and three quar ter miles. Nine houses out of ten de stroyed were four stories high. Disproved the Charge. It is a sharp emergency that can catch Fat, even when he is ignorant and ragged. An Irishman whose gar ments were in tatters was brought be fore a magistrate on the charge that he was a vagrant, with no visible means of support. Pat drew from the pocket of his torn coat, a loaf of bread, the half of a dry codfish and several cold potatoes. These bo spread upon the stand before him and coolly asked: "What do vqu think of thim, yer honor? Shure, an’ isn't tbiin visible manes of support?” Thirteen Not Unlucky for Him. Dr. Nansen has good reason to re gard thirteen as a lucky number. The crew of the Fram, In which he made the most successful of his expeditions, consisted of thirteen men, who all, after an absence of three years, re turned to their homes in perfect safe ty. Dr. Nansen arrived back In Nor way on Aug. 13, 1896, and on tb* same day the Fram emerged from her long drift on the Ice into the open sea. Moreover, during the voyage, aa the doctor records, “Kirk presented us with thirteen pupa, a curious coinci dence —thirteen pups born on Dec. 13, 1893, for thirteen men.” Solves the Breakfast Problem A bowl of crisp, sweet Post Toasties makes a most delicious meal. These crinkly bits of toasted white com, ready to serve direct from pack age, are a tempting break fast when served with cream or milk, or fruit The Toasties flavour is a pleasant surprise at first; then a Happy, healthful habit “The Memory Lingers"