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E. B.THAYER. Editor and Prop.-VOL. XLIX.
The Fact Remains
No amount of misrepresentation by the
peddlers of alum baking powders, no jug
gling with chemicals, or pretended analysis,
or cooked-up certificates, or falsehoods of
any kind, can change the fact that
Royal Baking Powder
has been found by the offi
cial examinations to be of the
highest leavening efficiency,
free from alum, and of absolute
purity and wholesomeness.
Royal Baking Powder is indispensable
for making finest and most economical food.
O! A truly sovereign state
Is Wisconsin!
All that’s good and wise and great
Is Wisconsin.
Every day or two I read
How her laws and customs lead,
Heaven must be like, indeed,
To Wisconsin.
Education is the rage
In Wisconsin.
People a!l are smart and sage,
In Wisconsin.
Every newsboy that you see
Has a ’varsity degree,
Every cook's a Ph. 1).,
In Wisconsin.
Trusts and bosses never mix,
In Wisconsin,
O! the lovely politics.
In Wisconsin!
Though the railroads boost the rate
High in every other state.
They are famously sedate,
In Wisconsin.
Matrimony cannot fail,
In Wisconsin.
babies all are strong and hale,
In Wisconsin.
That's the state of married bliss
You have read about ere this,
None but gods may coo and kiss,
In Wisconsin.
People never lock their doors,
In Wisconsin.
No one hardly ever snores,
In Wisconsin.
Ivy drapes each prison wall,
And the jails no more appall,
They are social centers all,
In Wisconsin.
O’, the state of states for me
Is Wisconsin!
There’s the place w here I would be,
In Wisconsin.
I would hasten to her shore,
With a glad and grateful roar.
Only lowa needs me more,
Than Wisconsin.
L. H. Robbins.
THe jA
Dainty and Pure
Made bandies
Fresh and made of purest sugar
and other ingredients and priced
so reasonable that everyone buys
again who tries them.
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Mostly in the Valley of the Wisconsin
Resort owTiers of northern Wiscon
j sin got together at Eagle River and
| organize an association for mutual
protection, general enjoyment and
betterment of their different locali
i Among the new telephone lines to
be constructed this spring is one that
will put the farmers along the Grand
father road in communication witli
each other. Work will commence as
soon as possible.
Max Van Hecke of Merrill, was in
Wausau the other day and while here
took the oath required by attorneys,
is now a full Hedged limb of the law
and has associated himself with his
well known father of his city.
L. P. Carl, the alleged embezzler
of Marshfield city funds, on trial in
circuit court in Grand Rapids for
over a week, was acquitted Wednes
day night and restored to the bosom
of his family as an innocent man.
Signatures to tlie nomination pa
pers of candidates for the county
board of education need not be se
cured in more than one precinct in a
couuty, according to an opinion given
by Attorney General Owen to Dis
trict Attorney Edward W. Miller of
Marinette county.
From .15,000 to 37,000 acres, an area
equivalent to one and a half town
ships, mostly in Langlade, but ex
tending over into Forest county, is
to be irrigated by the two gigantic
reservoirs of the Wolf River Improve
ment company, according to Alder
man John McGreer of Antigo.
Joe Faufau, an odd character re
siding at Grandtather and well
know n up and down tills valley, was
brought into county court at Merrill
on the charge of assault and battery.
He was fined $lO and costs and put
under a peace bond of SSOO. Failing
to find a bondsman lie is sojourning
in the Lincoln county jail.
D. 11. Hand of I’ittsville, Wood
county, has lost $1,500 in bran new
one hundred dollar bills and advises
persons to be on the lookout for bills
of this denomination presented by
strangers. We haven’t heard of or
seen anything of the kind in this
city or in the office of this paper, but
are keeping our eye out.
A. La Pointe, alleged slayer of
Thomas Karr, a former Soo line oper
ator, at Rugby Junction March 7,
was arrested at Schleisingerville a
few days ago on a charge of murder.
His case has been set for March 20.
Previously La Pointe had been
charged with assault witli intent to
commit murder, but that charge was
l dismissed and the more serious one
I preferred.
i Winter, lingering, chills the lap of
spring. Notwithstanding a large
j flock of wild geese passed over Wau
sau Wednesday, bound for the re
gions up north; a very good indica
tion that the rigors of winter are
passing and that warmer weather
is in the early bye and bye.
Looking for
a Tailor ?
Are vou looking for somebody who
will build vour new Spring outfit
and do it right ?
Let i2> tempt you to take ten of
your busy minutes todav and come
and look at our Spring showing.
We are equipped to give good serv
ice. at reasonable prices.
Our Garments are made to fit —
and guaranteed to give satisfac
Will you come and look at the
fabrics ?
Omr Garments Hat* Same and
Reputation Behind Them
Wa usa uMSi* Pilot.
Craftsmen Band Together Fc-r Mutual
Advancement at Marshfield Friday.
The Central Wisconsin Press associ
ation, an organization embracing
newspaper editors and publishers and
proprietors of job printing plants, in
the counties of Cla.rk, Langlade, Lin
coln, Marathon, Portage, Taylor and
Wood and any contiguous territory
that may tie determined upon in the
future, was organized at Marshfield
on P'riday. The purpose of the as
sociation is to bring about a closer co
operation between the printers of the
district and to advance their social
and financial interests.
The idea of form ing a press associa
tion was conceived several weeks ago,
E. B. Barr, associate editor of the
Marshfield Times, being its most ac
tive advocate. That the plan met
with favor is clear y demonstrated by
the fact that thirty men eligible to
membership attended the organiza
tion meeting, while at least five oth
ers have endorsed the move and have
expressed a desire to join.
An afternoon session was Held at
the city hall, wher plans were tenta
tively formulated, views exchanged
and a committee was appointed to
draw up a suitable set of resolutions.
A banquet took place at Hotel Blod
gett at 7 o'clock in the evening, when
M. C. Douglas of the Dunn County
News, Menomanie, gave a splendid
talk on “Modernizing the Country
Newspaper.” The committee on
resolutions then reported and the as
sociation was formally organized.
The officers chosen are as follows:
President—E. B. Harr, Marshfield
Vice-President— L. Williamson,
Neillsvile Times.
Secretary-Treasurer—B. E. Walters,
Mosinee Times.
President Barr appointed an ex
ecutive council, consisting of one
member from each county, as follows
Henry Berner, Antigo Journal; C. E.
Crothers, Neillsvilla Republican Press;
W. A. Drumb, Grand Rapids Tribune;
J. S. Voemestek, Bib Lake Herald:
E. B. Thayer, Wausau Pilot; E. I).
Glennoh, Stevens Point Gazette, and
11. G. Lee, Tomahawk Leader.
Meetings of the association will be
held thrice yearly—the annual meet
ing on the third Friday of June and
business meetings on the third Fri
day in Octobe and the third Friday
in February. It is planned to make
the June meeting a semi-social-gath
ering, to which members will be ex
pected to bring their families.
Marshfield extended a cordial in
vitation to the visiting craftsmen,
representing nineteen cities and vil
lages, namely: Stevens Point, Neills
ville, Withee, Dorchester, Mosinee,
Grand Rapids, I’ittsville, Unity,
Granton, Rib Lake, Antigo, Nekoosa,
Greenwood, Colby, Vesper, Edgar,
Marathon City, Loyal and Abbots
ford. The city was theirs from the
time they arrived until they departed
and a fine spirit of enthusiasm pre
vailed. That the new organization
will be a permanent institution, work
ing for better things; for central Wis
consin as well as for its members is
confidently expected Stevens Point
Notwithstanding the law is of no
account and is only another scheme
to enlarge the army of officeholders
in Wisconsin, still there aie eleven
candidates who are after a seat on
the County Board of Education. So
long as the towns must submit to
such a board it is well that the best
men be selected. The following is
the list of those who have filed their
O. 11. Heintz, town Hull.
W. F. Lemke, town Berlin.
Elmer J. Benson, town Elderon.
E. R. Prehn, village Marathon.
Peter Pauls, town Wausau.
Fred Paulus, town Wausau.
M. Mortson, village Stratford.
Fred Bower, town Bergen.
B. E. Walters, village Mosinee.
F. F. Chesak, village Athens.
Benj. Lang, town McMillan.
My saloon property, dance hall and
grocery store, combined, located in
Lincoln County, six miles east of
Merrill and 12 miles north of Wau
sau, in a well-set tied locality, will be
sold at a bargain, or I w trade it
for a farm. For particulars enquire
of Ed. Grob, at Louis Wiechman’s
hardware store. adv tf. f IT
Here is a proposition which should
interest you. I have contracted to
secure §OO subscriptions to the Wo
man's Home Companion and the
American Magazine at greatly reduced
rates. This is positively the last year
that either of these magazines will
ever be sold at less than the regular
subscripiton price of §1.30 per year.
I have taken th.srneansof establish
ing a permanent suivscription agency
and can handle all magazine s at the
lowest clubbing rates. I hereby
solicit your co-operation and patron
age. Cali me up by phone or write
me concerning the special 2 year offer
for the Woman's Home Companion
and American.
Blanche Armstkong.
Phone 1671 516 McClellan St. adv.
The stockholders of the Marathon
County Building, Ljan & Investment
association met Tuesday evening,
elected the following board of direc
tors : H. G. Flieth James Montgom
ery and E. L. Boehm, and who on
Wednesday evening in turn elected
the following named officers :
President—F. P. Stone.
Vice-Pres.— Jas. Montgomery.
Treasurer—ll. G. Flieth.
Attorney—Neal Brown.
Secretary -A. A. Bock.
WAIJSAII, WIS. f TUfiSDAY 24, 1914.
Former Steven* Pointer Has Become
Captain ol Big Battleship.
The super-dreadnaught Texas, the
most powerful battleship afloat in
the world today, was placed in com
mission at Norfolk, Va.. March 12,
arid has joined the Atlantic squadron.
This monster of the sea is 573 feet in
length, is propelled by engines of
35,000 horse power and draws 28 feet
6 inches. Her principal armament
consists of ten fourteen incli guns
and twenty-one five inch guns. The
fourteen inch guns are the largest
that have ever been placed on a bat
tleship by any nation. The contract
price of the vessel and machinery
was $5,350,000, but with armament
added the total cost was swelled by
several millions.
This monster addition to the Amer
ican navy is commanded by Capt.
Albert W. Grant, who was born and
received his early education in Stev
ens Point. He is a son of the late
E. B. Grant and is a brother of Cros
by H. Grant, now of Karinen, South
Dakota, and Forest 11. Grant and
Mrs. Martha Piker of Brooklyn, New
York. He was appointed a cadet in
the naval academy at Anapolis in
1871 or 1872 Stevens Point Journal.
Capt. Grant is remembered by a
number of old time friends in this
city where he often visited, before
leaving for Anapolis and since which
time lie has risen to such distinction.
The hope is tliat he will soon reach
the honor of a Rear of
the navy, a dignity further due his
The Wisconsin Archaelogical so
ciety is preparing for publication un
der the title of “Aboriginal Evidence
in the Northwest Wisconsin” a re
port of the explorations conducted
by three separate field parties during
the year 1812, in the several counties
occupying the northwestern corner of
the state. Antiquities to be described
in this new publication include num
erous groups of Indian earthworks,
the sites of former camps and villages
with their planting grounds and cem
eteries, the locations of early struggles
between the resident Dakota or Sioux
and their conquerors, the invading
Ojibwa, pipeshone quarries, shrines,
trails and other indications of prehis
toric and historic aboriginal occupa
tion. These are located in the coun
ties of St. Croix, Chippewa, Polk,
Barren, Sawyer, Washburn, Burnett
and Douglas. Among the mound
groups surveyed by the society’s field
parties the most extensive are located
on the shore of Rice Lake, in Rusk
county and between Osceola and St.
Croix Falls, in Polk county.
The Mothers’ Favorite.
A cough medicine for children
should be harmless. It should be
pleasant to take. It should be effect
ual. Chamberlain’s Cough Remedy
is all of this and is the mothers’ favor
ite every w here. For sale by all dealers.
New Granite Works at Wausau Now in Model Plant;
Insures Efficiency in Handling Huge Stone Blocks
Wausau, Wis., March 7.—The new
granite working plant of the Ander
son Bros & Johnson Cos., which re
cently moved from Granite Heights
to Wausau, is now practically com
plete and in full operation. It is per
haps the best equipped plant of its
kind in tiie country.
The building is of brick and steel
construction, well lighted and meas
ures 60x300 feet. It was completed
just as the first cold weather of the
winter set in. During the night of
Nov. 7 a heavy wind, which did dam
age in different parts of the state,
destroyed the entire north end wall
of the building and a section of the
roof. Although the failure of the
wall was not due to any fault of con
struction, the Coddington Engineer
ing company of Milwaukee, who had
the contract, telegraphed their w ill
ingness to repair the damage, and ten
days later the building was again
complete, an extra steel truss being
placed in both end wails to safeguard
against any recurrence of the acci
The north and south doors of the
building are large enough to admit
freight cars and a railroad sidetrack
runs through the entire length of the
building and out into the yard at the
north end. A ten ton electric travel
ing crane serves for loading and un
loading c?<s and handling the rock in
the three different rooms into which
the building is divided by low parti
The granite enters the building at
the south end. being unloaded from
the cars in the roughing room. Here
the blocks are cut approximately to
size by three roughing machines. The
Carl Ruach has been appointed
' postmaster in the town of Maine.
Our city schools have been closed
! for a week on account of the preva
lence of diphtheria.
Plenty of Indians are in the city
preparing for the maple sugar season.
Sap will soon begin to run-through
their stockings and blankets.
C. S. Ashmen, of Rural, came up
on runners and returns home on
Hon. W. C. Silverthorn is suffering
from a &cvcre ot tack of pneumonia.
We regret to learn of the death of
R. H. Grace, which occurred in his
home in Grand Rapids on Tuesday.
John Sloan has leased the boarding
house of Peter Hunt for a term of
Again the pleasant chimes of the
bell on St. John’s church floats, upon
the air. We congratulate that church
on securing the services of Rev. Arm
Mrs. Flora Bradford Nicolls died
March 8th f 1879, aged 28 years.
Roye, son of Mr. and Mrs. L. E.
Thayer, died Marcli 8, 1879. Aged 11
months and 18 days.
TUESDAY, MARCH 18, 1879.
Lawyer Eldred has been confined
to his home with pneumonia the past
Gen. Kellogg is dangerously ill
with erycipelas.
The culmination of the events
surrounding the visit of the seed
train last Tuesday was the meeting
at the city hall in the evening. The i
meeting was very well attended by
the farmers but not to any extent by
the business men of our city. It was
very successful however in imparting
valuable information to the farmers.
11. F. Flieth of the National Ger-j
man imerican bank presided and rc- i
marks were made by Mayor It ingle l
and H. F, Krueger of Beaver Dam
Earl Pease of Grand Rapids: 11. A
Plum' of Milwaukee; A. J. Plowman
of Elderon; J. D. Christie, secretary
of our county fair; W. A. von Berg,
Mosinee. The speakers were enter
tained at a dinner at the Wausau
Club by the Wausau Advancement
Geo. Raymond of the town of Mosi
nee, was in the city last Friday on
business. Mr. Raymond has operated
his farm, two and a half miles south
east of Mosinee, for many years ana
has been very successful because of
his excellent farming land. He
Interior and Exterior Views of Huge Granite* Plant.
crane then takes the blocks into tlie
cutting room where all the carving
and fancy cutting is done. The work
is done by hand and requires skilled
and experienced workmen. Stones
which are to be polished are taken
from tlie cutting room to the polish
ing room, where seven machines of
ditferent sizes are installed.
These pol shing machines consist
simply of a long arm swinging hori
zontally in a circle and jointed at the
middle very much like a human aim.
At the free ond of this arm is a. ver
tical shaft cirrying at its lower end a
disc built up of heavy iron bars or of
a number of concentric iron rings, as
the case may lie. These horizontally
revolving discs or plates are called the
grinding or polishing lings.
The granite blocks are bedded
around the machine so that the faces
to be polished form a level, even sur
face like a table top. Openings be
tween the rocks are filled in with
plaster of Paris so that the surface of
the rocks can he kept Hooded with
The grinding ring at the end of the
swinging arm. is now brought down
flat onto the stone surface. As the
ring revolves the operator slices it
back and forth over the surface and
throws into it small steel shot which
grind away the high spats on the
stones. A wooden retaining wall,
about six inches hip 1. placed around
the edges of the bed, keeps the ‘slush”
—the mixture of water, shot and
ground stone—from spattering. When
a fairly smooth surface is obtained, a
polishing ring is put on the machine
and the grinding process continued.
Finally the steel shot is replaced
Ben Ileinemanr. is setting up the
cigars because of the arrival of a boy
at his home.
Tiie storage capacity of the Wausau
booms is 30,000,000 feet.
The contract for filling in about
600 feet of the Eau Claire bottom,
where the R. 11. crosses, has been
awarded to D. L. Quaw.
County Treasurer J. R. Bruneau
has opened anew set of books and
during his administration of affairs,
he means to keep things in apple pie
This evening the wonderful little
machine, the phonograph, w ill he on
exhibition at Music hall, ready to be
interviewed for the small sum of fif
teen cents. It reproduces with faith,
ful accuracy all sounds from the
titter of a girl to the roaring of a
thunder storm and is a very interest
ing machine to slip into your neigh
bor’s house when the candle perform
ance is going on.
It is reported that Allen McCormick,
one of the “Shanty boys” on the big
Eau Claire, has fallen heir to $4,000
in Canada.
Married in this city, March loti ,
1878, by Rev. J. W. llageman, Dr. J.
C. Bennett to Miss Alice Edee.
The lecture given last Tuesday even
ing by Dr. Thomas was a masterpiece,
replete with thoughts and sugges
tions. The Rev. gentlemen is a man
of commanding presence and pleasing
address, but—lie is just handsome.
has leased his farm to his son
~.:d next month will depart
for the scenes of his early home
in the state of New York. He
wants to get down there during the
maple sugar season; also be there
wlieu the trouL-season opens. He
has visions ot the large catches of
trout, which he used to make in the
Adirondack streams. Jt lias been
twenty-three years since he visited
the old home. He w ill be absent
about six weeks.
Kiciiapoo Worm Killer Expels Worms.
The cause of your child’s ills.- The
foul, fetid, offensive breath—The
starting up with terror and grinding
of teeth while asleep—The sallow
complexion—The dark circles under
the eyes—Are all indications of worms.
Kie*apoo Worm Killer is what your
child needs; it expels the worms, the
cause of the child’s unhealthy condi
tion. For the removal of seat , stom
ach and pin worms, Kiciiapoo Worm
Kil er gives sure relief. Its laxative
effect adds tone to the general system.
Supplied as a candy confection—chil
dren like it. Sate and sure relief.
Guaranteed. Buy a box today. Price
25c. All druggists or by mail. Kick
apoo Indian Med. Cos., Philadelphia or
St. Louis. adv
by powdered emery and this soon
brings on a smooth shiny surface. A
buffeting ring, with a soft lel-like
substance, completes the operation,
producing the tine glassy finish of the
polished granite block.
It was formerly the practice to have
one bed of rock for each polishing
machine, the herds measuring about
five feet wide and ten or fifteen feet
long. In tiiis new plant the machines
are so arranged that a bed can be
placed on each side of the machine.
This effects a great saving in the
machine operator’s time as the bed
on one side can now he polished while
a helper sets the bed on the opposite
side. Tire excellent layout, of the
buildings keeps the material moving
always in one direction, thus avoiding
confusion. The rough rock is taken
in at the south end of the building
either directly from the cars or from
the stock kept in the yard and is sent
through the roughing room, the cut
ting room, and the polishing room,
emerging at the north end of the
building a finished product.
■ Electric power is used throughout,
six motors being installed at present.
One 75-borsepower motor drives a
jompound air compressor, which fur
nishes air at 100 pounds pressure for
operating the automatic chisels and
air tools used in the cutting depart
ment, and for running the roughing
Marathon county quarries produce
a high grade granite, the stone being
extremely hard, free from dark
streaks, and taking a very high jiolish.
Some of the granite used in tlie new
state capital at Madison was taken
from the quarries in this county—
Mil waukee Free Press.
No. 19—TERMS $1.50 Per Annum
Scott St., Opp. Court House, Wausau, Wis.
Over 5,000 Acres
of Fina Farming and Hardwood Lands for Sale in Marathon. Lincoh
and Taylor Counties, Wis.
Fine Residence Property, Business Property. Building Lots
and Acre Property for sale in the city.
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ots and lands, apply at my office, Ilenrv B. Huntington.
Guard Your Teeth
i ' . t’*’ • jjgjjjMHF J
Set a Sentinel over them, to see that they are proper
ly cared for with Dental Work done right, at fair prices.
We are building a great Dental practice on the
basis of satisfied patients.
Let us number you among our friends and patrons.
Our successful business enables us to maintain our
moderate charges.
“Open Tuesday and Saturday Evenings’’ 320 THIRD STREET
Monuments, Headstones
to see Sievert & Parsons and consult them, who
are fully prepared to fill your orders promptly,
skillfully and satisfactorily at prices sure to attract
your attention.
Office mid Works 736-740 Forest Street
This is a
Good Time
To do that repair work and wire for
rhat switch and that extra light we
talked about—we can change those
fixtures now, too.
Better telephone 1815 and we will
come up and look it over.

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