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E. B. THAYER, Editor and Prop.-VOL. XLVIII.
is the greatest of modem
time helps to perfect cake
and biscuit making. Makes
home baking pleasant and
profitable. It renders the
food more digestible and
guarantees it safe from
alum and all adulterants.
FOR THE COUNTY FAIR.
Marathon County Young People's Corn
and Barley Growing Contest.
There is to be a corn and barley
growing contest next fall the grains
to be shown and judged at the county
fair. It will be restricted to boys
and girls of Marathon county under
18 years of age. No entry fee will be
charged. There will be 80 prizes
valued at $129.00. The banks of Wau
sau have contributed to this as fol
lows: First National bank $25.00; Na
tional German American $25.00; Mar
athon County hank $5.00 and Citizens
Those who have it in charge are :
Manager—.l. F. Kadonsky.
Directors—E. J. Benson and Oran
Judge—Prof. A. F. Moore.
Ail information for the contest can
be had by writing to J. F. Kadonsky,
All young people who desire to
ei.ter, this contest should get busy as
the time for planting is near at hand.
The seed for both can be had free of
cost from J. F. Kadonsky.
For 1914 there is to be a contest on
the raising of alfalfa between girls
and boys from the ages of 8 to 15
years. The best northern grown al
falfa seed will he furnished each con
testant by the Marathon County
Agricultural school. Large cash
prizes will lie offered at the 1914
county fair. Send in to Prof. J. F.
Kadonsky for full particulars.
FARMING IN MARA
The Wisconsin Agriculturist of
Racine, Wisconsin, the only English
general farm paper published and
printed in the state of Wisconsin, has
in the April 24th issue, one of the
most concise, clear and truthful
articles about Marathon County
winch it has ever been our pleasur-j
to read. Realizing that our county
was very well equipped from a farm
and business standpoint, the publish
ers of The Wisconsin Agriculturist
sent a representative here to study the
section first hand. Me traveled and
investigated the territory thoroughly,
with the result that his article and
picture are quite out of the ordinary,
in another part of this paper you will
find an announcement by The Wis
consin Agriculturist, explaining how
a copy of this April 24 th issue can lie
secured. We earnestly suggest that
any of our readers who are not regu
lar subscribers to The Wisconsin Ag
riculturist take advantage of their
willingness to send a sample copy or
liecotne a regular suhscrllier, ten
weeks for ten cents.
ELECTRIC LIGHT PLANT.
Ilerliert Warner, who owns a sum
mer resort on Plum Lake, is installing
a light plant in his resort. The plant
will lie ip to date in every respect,
lteing on the same p'an as the muni
cipal plant at Minocqua. The only
difference in the two plants is that
Warner’s is smaller, and lie will have
all of his wires underground.
W. *R. Johnson of Wausau, who
acted as overseer for the Minocqua
plant has the contract.—Minocqua
For Burns, 3ruiea and Sorts.
The quickest and surest cure for
burns, bruises, boils, sores, tntlamma
tion and all skin diseases is Hucklen's
Arnica Salve. In four days it cured
L. M. Marlin, o? Iredell, Tex., of a
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so be could hardly walk. Should tie
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S o 33
M Experience Teaches
When you buy a stallion you
want quality, because you know that
what has happened in the past will
occur in the future. If you buy a Stickney Engine you will
obtain the satisfaction 0f25,900 present users.
■■■■■ OUOBMBBi EXCLUSIVE AGENT
Northern Milling Cos. - \\ ausau, Wis.
As stated in last week’s Pilot, on
Tuesday afternoon .1. I). Christie was
elected chairman of the County Board
and on Wednesday morning w hen the
Ixiard convened at 9 o'clock, he made
his appointments, which were con
firmed as follows:
Finance— Protze, Beebee, Fisher,
Public Property—Gaetzman, Run
kel, Kiefer, Schewe, Means.
Agriculture—Lemke, Erdman, Ja
cobson, Sorenson, Bandy.
Delinquent Taxes—F. X. Schilling,
Doering, Ailber, Beebee, Oesterrich.
Printing and Stationery—Krarse,
Frank Schilling, Bessert, Butt, Han*
.1 udiciary—Sweet, Kronen wetter,
Faff, Ritj er, Petarski.
Sheriff and Justice Accounts—Hed
rich, Goetz, F. X. Schilling, Nahring,
Roads and Bridges—Marquardt,
Ramthun, Kreig, Thomas, Vogt.
General Claims—Bower, Krause,
Kanter, Jeske. Creed.
Per Diem and Mileage—Kronen
wetter, Schroeder. Brekke, Jacobson,
Salaries and Fees—Junk, Protze,
Kysow, Trawicki, Berger.
Chesak, Guenther, Lemke, liolzem,
Kretlow, McCullough; Koch.
Poor—Krueger, Iloge, Doering,
Education—Gowell, Sweet, Creed,
Sidney J. Clark was appointed to
act as special lumber inspector for
forty days at $4.00 per day and ex
In the afternoon the members of
the board went out to inspect the
Thursday morning a resolution w as
adopted which provided for a com
mittee of two for the investigation of
a number of previous claims, to the
amount of something in tiie neigh
borhood of *4,000.* of some of the
county towns against the city, on
which the committee is to report, at
the November meeting.
The heating of the county jail prov
ing expensive and unsatisfactory the
public property committee was in
structed to investigate the matter
and if found fault}’ to be at once
remedied. Members of the Board
wandered down to the jail later in
the morning to look over the premises
and passed their opinion on its de
At ths afternoon’s brief session a
resolution was adopted to appropriate
S3OO, to take agricultural products of
the county to the state fair, which
was met with some opposition and
was finally reluctantly carried by an
insignificant majority. At four
o'clock a large majority of the members
visited the asylum and home hospital,
j for the purpose of looking over those
| premises and found them ready for
their reception then and at all times
and commended Superintendent M. H.
Duncan and ills capable wife in their
management of those institutions.
Friday’s session opened in the
morning at 8:00 o’clock and closed at
10:30. The sum of S3OO was appropri
ated to repair the west approach to
the fair grounds, so as to make it
more passable in wet weather, which
was a very wise piece of legislation
on the part of the Board and each one
i> deserving of a bronzed medal for
this action in this respect.
E. C. Kretlow, W. F. Lemkeand
Ernst Ringle were selected asa special
committee to confer and act with the
asylum trustees in reference to the
purchasing of additional land for till
able purposes for the asylum.
F. X. Schilling and A. E. Reebet
were chosen as a special committee
to make settlement of indebtedness
of the city to the county, as previous
ly stated at Thursdav’s session of ihe
Wa usa pJife Pilot.
DOUBLE VICTORY THURS
Debaters Win First Place in Northern
Hie Wausau high school debating
teams, who a month or more ago cap
tured the leadership of the Central
Wisconsin Debating league in which
Antigo. Wausau and Marshfield were
contesting, last Thursday evening
won two of the most exciting and
close debates from Tomahawk ever
held in this vicinity. The negative
team of our city debated the Toma
hawk affirmative here while at Toma
hawk our affirmative debated and
the decisions of the judges at both
places was a majority for Wa asau.
At Tomahawk the affirmative team
of our high school, consisting bf
Albert Mohr, Walter Reinl old and
Paul Tobey with Jule Young as al
ternate, won after a lot of hard work.
The Tomahawk team was composed
of Max Pov'ell, Donald Lewis and F.
Ileebar. The judges were A. H. Cole,
Merrill; T. J. Ilolister, Minocqua; K.
L. Naffz, Merrill.
At Wausau, Thursday evening, the
Tomahawk negatives, Leo Landry,
Roy Lyons and Win. I version, gave
the Wausau boys a most strenuous
battle but after the finish the judges,
the Messrs. Milne, Van Doren and
Itunke, all of Merrill, rendered their
decisions, 2 to 1 for the negative.
Although only a small crowd pre
sented itself at the high those there,
at the reee ving of the notice of t lie
double victory, made noise enough to
make up for the lack of attend
ance. The Wausau boys, Frank
Rowley, Eugene Machmueller and
Herbert Steinke very ably represented
the high school ec.noosing the nega
tive team. The home team, Thurs
day, was tut to some disadvantage
over the objections of the Tomahawk
affirmative team to allow our team
to use their alternate in regard to
the chart, but the boys were not
crippled much by this.
These debates concluded the inter
high schoo debates in which either
of our teams will partake for this sea
son. Coach Borsack has agreed to
return next year, to the joy of all
high school students as well as the
debaters, and the line work which he
lias accomplished in the intellectual
field will be continued next year. Mr.
Borsack certainly deserves much
for his splendid coaching of
the now champion debator of North
Coughs and Consumption.
Coughs and colds, when neglected,
always lead to serious trouble of the
lungs. The wisest tiling to do when
you have u. cold that troubles you is
to get a bottle of Dr. King’s New
Discovery. You will get relief from
lhe first dose, and finally the cough
will disappear. O. IL Brown, of
Muscatine. Ala., writes: “My wife
was down in bed with an obstinate
cough, and I honestly believe had.it
not been for Dr. lying’s New Dis
covery, she would not be living today.’’
Known for forty-three years as the
best remedy for coughs and colds.
Price 50c and SI.OO. Recom mended by
W. W. Albers. adv
At the Grand Opera House
WEDNESDAY EVENING. APRIL 23
A THREE ACT FARCE-COMEDY ENTITLED
Represented by all Home Talent
PRINCIPAL PARTS TAKEN BY
Messrs. Chas. Ingraham, Elmer Merklein, Ray Weik,
Franklin E. Bump and Wm. R. Chellis
Misses'Nellie Slattery, Elsie Dahlman, Katie Young
and Marie Myshka
DON’T MISS IT PRICE 25, 35 AND 50 CENTS
WAUSAIi, TIJESPAY, APRIL 22, 1913.
C. 0. D. BY PARCEL POST.
Postmasters have received copie° of
a general order providing for the in
stallation of the collect-on-delivery
system for the parcel post. The new
rule provides that after July 1, 1913.
packages may be sent by parcel post
C. O. D., provided that the full
amount of the postage on the pack
age is paid and ten cents in parcel
post stamps in addition to the amount
required for postage, be attiched to
the package. Cpon delivery of the
package the person to whom it is ad
dressed must pay the charges on the
package and sign a receipt, which also
serves as an application for a money
order. This tag. together with the
amount collected, is returned to the
money order department, where a
money order is made out to the send
er of the package and forwarded in a
penalty envelope, the money order
serving the sender of the package as
a receipt for the goods. No goods so
sent may be examined until the
charges on the package have been
paid. No package can be returned
after delivery. This new branch of
the parcel post service will undoubt
edly increase the business, and it is
estimated that it will in time entirely
do away with the express business in
the United Stales. Any package so
sent is insured' for its value, which
shall not exceed SIOO, without extra
charge. C. O. D. packages may be re
ceived by and sent to money order
LITTLE BOY LOST IN WOODS
Little Armund Buchberger the
three year old son of Mr. and Mrs. F.
Buchberger gave his parents a worry
and anxiety last Tuesday that they
will never forget. Mr. Buchberger
had been moving from his former
home here east of the village limits
to his new home in the town of Mara
thon, on the farm which he purchased
of Anton Linder last fall. The little
boy was perhaps anxious to get ac
quainted with his new surroundings.
At about five o’clock in the afternoon
Mr. Buchberger noticed him crossing
the road near the house and brought
him back into the yard, and warned
him not to go away again. Mr. and
Mrs. Buchberger were meanwhile
very busy in unloading and arranging
their household goods, and at six
o’clock the absence of little Armund
was again observed. A search, about
the place for the missing boy proved
to be in vain. A searching party of
about 20 men was at once organized
and the surrounding fields and woods
were searched over and over for the
little fellow. At last at about mid
night their anxiety was relieved w hen
one of the party found lit tle Armund
sitting between two logs about three
quarters of a mile from home in Ole
Peterson’s woods Marathon Times.
BIDS FOR CEMENT WALKS.
Notice is hereby given that bids
will be received at the office of the
City Clerk of the city of Wausau un
til 2 o’clock p. m., April 30, 1913, for
building cement walks and alley cross
ings as shall be ordered and con
structed upon the order of the Board
of Public Works of said city and to be
built according to the plans and spec
ifications adopted for standard walks
and on tile in the office of the Board
of Public Works.
Aated Apr. 17, 1913.
B. C. Gowen
a22-2w 11. E. Marqdakdt
OCCURRENCES OF LONG AGO.
ITEMS OF NEWS BOILED DOWiTfROM THE
CENTRAL THIRTY-SEVEN YEARS AGO
WEDNESDAY, MAY 23, 1877.
Joseph Dessert, n ill owner and
lumberman of Mosinee, lost 10,000
shingles by fire at that place during
the past week. It was with difficulty
that he saved his mills and lumber.
Editor Barnum is tenth man and
honorary member of the Excelsior
Base Ball club.
The Wausau Amateurs are now
preparing to give another exhibition,
and have selected “All That Glitters
is Not Gold.’’
Mr. Thomas Gallagher and Miss
Christina Cole of Marathon City were
united in marriage by Rev. J. A.
Davenport on the I7tli inst.
Cap. I). L has just contracted
for 1000 cords of hemlock bark to be
delivered to Milwaukee parties.
Opposite the cemetery is a lonely
grave, surrounded by a light picket
fence. On every side of it are fallen
logs and accumulated debris. Three
times the forest fires have completely
surrounded it but each time it has
emerged unscathed with the pickets
scarcely chaired. It serins as if a
special Providence was watching over
this little mound. We doubt not but
that its wonderful escape from burn
ing can be explained from natural
Forest tires are raging all about us,
west oDus lire started near Rib mills,
and gradually worked this way. The
mills and lumber were saved after
hard uor!:. Among the buildings
burned was a barn belonging to Levi
Fleming, Paul Rock’s barn Mr.
Laab’s house and barn and Carl Bock’s
barn. During the evenings the fires
A TRIP TO MOSINEE.
Last Saturday the twelve Univer
salist scouts under the eye of their
leader, Karl Mathie, enjoyed a pleas
ant trip to Mosinee. The patrols
walked to Schofield in the early morn
ing, catching a train there which took
thetn to Mosinee where they were
shown through the interesting paper
mills. They returned to this city, in
Mr. Mathie’s automobile which land
ed the boys in Wausau in time for
supper. The following went down
with Mr. Mathie:
Fritz Manson, Spencer Graves, Le
roy Rodeliaver, Fred Mormon, Ed
ward Thayer, Ciias. Corwith, Emmet
Wall, Gale Meyer, Victor Geisel, Rob
ert Richard and Louis Albrecht.
STUDY OF BIRDS.
The bird club of the Y. M C. A.,
recently organized with the help of
secretary C. F. Ogden took, a hike
last Saturday to Alexander park,
north of the city, where they ac
quainted themselves with the \arious
birds of the early season. Every lad
had a lunch with him and toward
noon all enjoyed their repast.
The members are enjoying the
presented an appearance both grand
and terrific. Tall trees all aflame
looked like pillars of fire and the
great volumes of smoke redened the
glare of the llames and it looked as if
the very heavens were on fire.
In this issue of the Central was an
account of the death of Win. Brad
ford, who was prominent here from
early in the 50’s to 1875, when he
went to the Black hills, leaving his
family here. He went to Sheridan,
D. T. It seems while Mr. Bradford
was out hunting with several com
panions lie was killed by the acci
dental discharge of his gun. He was
52 years of age. His remains were
brought home to this city.
WEDNESDAY, MAY 30, 1877.
The M. E. church which has been
undergoing repairs will be opened for
service next Sunday.
Hon. Daniel Wells of Milwaukee,
was in the city the past week looking
after his lumber interests.
Editor Parkhurst of the Colby En
terprise is in the city today and gave
us a short call.
Decoration day will be observed in
an appropriate manner. The orator
of the day is Gen. J. A. Kellogg.
Committee on flowers: Mrs. Scholfield,
Messrs. C. Hoeflinger and Rev. T.
Greene. Marshal of the day, W. W.
Died at Mosinee, May 29, of hemorr
hage of the lungs, Mr. Geo. W.
Lawrence, aged 3ti years. Deceased
was a brother of J. W. and Miss
Emma Lawrence and has made his
home heie for 22 years.
study of the birds in the manner in
which it has n taken up. C. F.
Ogden also has a very enthusiastic
club of men who are just beginning
to study the birds seen yearly in this
vicinity. There are about ten men in
H. H. Manson, who for several
weeks lias been talked of for the posi
tion of Revenue Collector for the
Second District of Wisconsin, lias re
ceived the app6intment and accepted
same, and will take possession of liis
office about May Ist. Ilis headquar
ters will be in Madison but be will
continue to make Wausau his home.
Mr. Manson has been a hard and
very prominent worker in the demo
cratic party for years and he is en
titled to and deserving of any posi
tion in the gift of the party.
I want a cheap farm. Send full de
scription and price, also lowest down
pay men accepted and terms. Write
F. Fisher, 2(14 Grand Ave., Milwau
No. 23—TERMS $1.50 Per Annum
HENRY B. HUNTINGTON
LAW AND REAL ESTATE
Scott St., Opp. Court House, Wausau, Wis
Over .5,000 Acres
of Fine farming and Hardwood Lands for Sale in Hlarathon. Lincolt.
and Taylor Counties. Wis.
Fine Residence Property, Business Property, Building Lots
and Acre Property for sale in the city.
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