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MAJORITY of experienced aviators be
mm, lieve the proposed aeroplane flight
/WaK around the world this summer, while it
will be a marvelous demonstration of
.JlnliaL human progress and efficiency, is never
t^e'ess feasible. The directors of the
MprStH Panama-Pacific exposition at San Fran
ilJydf cisco are assured of the co-operation of
j;CduZ all the great nations over whose terri
gSo tory the monoplanes and aeroplanes
will whirl.
Feat after feat of endurance must be
(H performed by the aviator who traverses
the broad American continent, makes
1 the great jumps from Island to island
of the North Atlantic, pursues the well-traveled
air lanes of Europe, safely passes over the bleak
and forbidding wastes of Siberia, and fringes the
almost uninhabited coast line of northern Asia
and Alaska.
But each of these feats has been exceeded al
ready in the air records now on the books. Now
all that is needed is the combination of them. The
performance of one great air journey after an
other means luck, enormous luck, to a greater de
gree than in almost any sporting contest ever
organized.
Several aviators have signified their intention ot
entering. They are willing to take the risks.
They are not actuated by the desire for gold, for
even the successful contender, who will win the
$150,000 first prize and also the $50,000 offered by
Lord Northcliffe for the first crossing of the At
lantic, will find his $200,000 and perhaps more
eaten up by the expenses of his undertaking.
It is quite certain, however, that plenty of men
of large fortunes and sporting proclivities will be
found to finance this peerless air event.
The eyes of the world will be upon the brave
contenders, even more than they were upon the
pioneer aviation racers in that first meet at
Rheims in 1908.
The attention of the close students of the race
is centered upon the problem of the Atlantic.
After passing due east from San Francisco across
the Sierras, through Reno, Nev.; Cheyenne, Wyo.;
Kansas City, St. Louis and New York, the avia
tors will coast along the seaboard to Belle Isle,
between Newfoundland and Labrador. Here the
flight across the Atlantic will begin. The flyers
will probably head for Cape Farewell, Greenland,
610 miles away. From Cape Farewell to Iceland
the distance is 670 miles, and from Iceland to
Stornaway, in the Hebrides, is 570 miles.
Three enormous leaps—6lo, 670 and 570 miles.
None of them insurmountable in itself. But to hit
the bull’s-eye three times in succession—there’s
the rub.
Then these seas are not always as hospitable as
the Mediterranean, which Roland Garros has now
crossed twice. There are fog and wind and rocky
landing places.
But if a row r of warships patrol the course,
lent by their governments in the interests of sci
ence and human progress, the risk will, not be
greate r (for Instance) tuan that taken by the late
John B. Moissant when he set off in an untried
machine with a fog in his face to fly from Paris
to LondoL at a time when the channel crossing
alone was considered almost a miracle.
Compared with the Atlantic crossing, too, the
rest of the journey seems fairly simple.
The proposed route is by way of Edinburgh,
London, Paris, Berlin, Warsaw, St. Petersburg,
Moscow and the Trans-Siberian railway to Man
churia and then south to Vladivostok. The next
lap takes the aviator across the sea to Corea.
He must then cross the Japan sea to Kobe and
Tokyo, turn north to Kamchatka and travel along
the coast either to East cape or to the Aleutian
islands. The distance between the two continents
here varies from i;0 to 200 miles. From Alaska
the course will be southward to Vancouver, Seat
tle, and home to San Francisco.
The aviators who hesitate about pronouncing
the Journey possible in the present stage of their
are calling attention to the distance —28,000 miles.
The successful flyer must travel an average of
more than 200 miles a day for four months. Will
it be possible to accomplish the trip in the few
months of summer of the Northern regions
through parts of which the course lies? Vedrines
was five weeks in doing the 3,500 miles from Paris
to the pyramids, flying at an average of only 100
miles daily.
This explains clearly how greatly the proposed
Journey would outdo anything yet accomplished.
Besides the notable flights already mentioned,
Oscar Bider has flow n over practically every high
mountain in Europe, Garros has made a flight
from Marseilles to Paris without stopping; Brinde
jonc des Moulinais has toured the capitals of
Europe, and two besides Vedrines have reached
Egypt from France. Yet these journeys pale be
fore the difficulties of the race around the globe.
It Is to be noted, however, that the history of
aviation is one succession of surprises. Scarcely
anything of importance accomplished has not
been called impossible beforehand. Aviators
have done- so much that one hesitates to doubt
their ability to do anything.
Special aeroplanes will be constructed for the
race. These will probably be swift, but not built
for the maximum speed. They will make say, 60
miles an hour. Reliability will be the object
WHERE SCIENCE FAILS
We need, as we never needed be
fore, a broader and deeper study of
history, of philosophy, of literature;
for most of our young, a knowledge
of the mental and spiritual past of
the race is of far greater importance
than a knowledge of the physical pasL
at the amo'ba stage, or any other.
Science, much as it can do for us, can
never meet our deepest need; the
world of imaginative beauty and the
TAP CABLE; TELL OF RESCUE
Unusual Means of Sending Word of
the Rescue of Sailors From
Lost Ship.
Word was received by telegraph
from SL John, N. B„ of the rescua at
sea of the captain and 22 members of
the crew of the Gloucester fishing ves
sel Cynthia after they had been_forced
to abandon their boat in a sinking con
dition. All are safe on the Western
Union cable ship Minia.
:vr; vai) air rol/TZ
There will be accommodations for two men, both
pilots, who will relieve each other at the tiller.
A large supply of fuel and oil must be carried. It
will be a splendid test for the machine builders,
and most of the factories on both sides of the At
lantic are expected to be in the field.
In the United States ".he following constructors
have tentatively signified their willingness to
build a 'round the world plane: Glenn H. Curtiss
of Hammondsport, N. Y.; Orville Wright of Day
ton, O.; \V r . Starling Burgess of Marblehead,
Mass.; Thomas Benoist of St. Louis, Emile Ber
liner of Washington, D. C.; the Heinricji Brothers
of Baldwin, L. I; John E. Sioane of New York city,
Editon F. Gallaudet of Norwich, Conn., and Ingles
Uppercu of New York city.
There are now 7,000 licensed aviators in the
world. Out of this field there must be several
hundred who would attempt the proposed flight
if the financial backing were forthcoming. The
first man in America to get In his entry was Beck
with Havens. Capt. Mathew A. Batson of Savan
nah, Ga., a former army officer, who is the inven
tor of a flying boat, announces he will enter the
race. Lincoln Beachey will also compete. From
abroad come many expressions showing enthusi
asm for the race.
The time before the start is hort, however. By
May 1, few could have their machines In readiness
at the Golden Gate. Claude Grahame-White, the
noted English aviator, thinks the exposition offi
cials should take off the time limit entirely. He
thinks the trip around the globe cannot be made
this summer, but might be accomplished in 1916.
He said:
“They (the exposition officials) might as well
offer $10,000,000. It is as safe as in the Bank of
England if the offer is to be withdrawn i t the
end of 1915. Ido not believe you would have time
now to get a machine ready even if you worked
day and night.
“I think it would need to be a comparatively
slow machine for the race; that is, one doing 60
miles an hour. I certainly would not have a mono
plane, for I do not think monoplane construction
lends itself to a big weight-lifting machine.”
The London Daily Mail, Lord Northcliffe’s news
paper, doubts that the feat can be accomplished.
It says:
“The exhibition committee's offer indicates re
markable confidence in the future of aircraft,
though there is little prospect of the feat being
accomplished by the proposed date. But it is
merely a question of time before an airman puts
a girdle around the world."
Roland Garros said:
“They can count ms In, provided oceans are
eliminated, as in the case of an automobile trip,
and other conditions are decently fair. I am an
aviator who will not attempt the impossible. I am
positive that no engine today could stand tho
whole Journey. Withojt having to fly across the
oceans, I believe I could accomplish the feat with
one engine, provided I wece allowed to repair it.”
Capt. Thomas Baldwin, a veteran of the balloon
field before he took up aeroplanes, said the great
world of ethical endeavor are apart
from its domain. It has no spring to
touch the will, yet that which has, the
magnificent inheritance of our literr
ture, i.i more and more neglected for
the latest machinery that applied sci
ence has devised, or the most recent
treatise on insect, bird or worm. It
is well to study insect, bird and worm,
for they art endlessly interesting, out
I maintain that neither the full sum
News of the saving of the men was
forwarded to Gloucester through tha
unusual means of tapping the ocean
cable, sending word to Sl John, to the
manager of the cable company, an 1
thence by wire to Gloucester.
The Mlnia was at work repairing the
cable at a point south of St Pierre
backs when the crew of the Cynthia
was discovered. The rescue was ac
complished in latitude 44.55 and longi
tude b 6.8. The men were suffering
from exposure, but now are reported
aa all righL
of knowledge concerning them, -tor
even the ultimate fact about the ulti
mate star, can be a substituve for
knowledge of the ideal'sm of Thomas
Carlyle, of the categorical imperative
of Kant —for that study of the human
ities which means preserving, for the
upbuilding of ysuth, that which was
best and finest in the past, as we go
on toward the future.—From the At
lantic.
Half the silk used throughout the
world comes from China and Japan.
The Cynthia, Capt. Albert Grimes,
was the property of the Sylvanus
Smith company of Gloucester, :ind is
the fourth vessel belonging tc> that
concern to be lost within a year The
boat has a gross tonnage of 137.9, and
a net tonnage of 96.86. She is valued
at $15,000, and was built in Gloucester
in 1906.—-Gloucester dispatch to Bos
ton Herald.
Fond Dreams Dispelled.
A man vith an up-to-date fishing
outfit emerged from the highway and
est difficulty would be to
cross the Atlantic ocean, and
for this trip special machines
with arrangements to carry
provisions and fuel for 20
hours at least must be con
structed.
“Except for the flight
across the Atlantic,” said
Captain Baldwin, “the race
will not be difficult. I figure
that the aviators will have to
travel 28,000 miles. Of course
it will bo necessary for two
pilots to travel in each ma
chine so that they can relieve
each other.
“Motors now are made so
that they are fairly reliable,
and the trips across the water
for stretches of 500 or 600
miles may be accomplished
with comparative ease. The
trip by land over Europe and
Asia will be made without
great difficulty, and arrange
ments for crossing the Bering
strait will insure success for
that stage of the journey.”
The exposition officials ex-
pect to have at least $300,000 to offer in prizes.
The first prize will probably be $150,000, although
it may be SIOO,OOO or $200,000. The race will be
under the supervision of an international commis
sion consisting of men from all the countries on
the route of the race. The commission will be
scientific and advisory, and its duties will be to
suggest the route and offer counsel on geographic,
meteorologic and scientific problems.
The commission will be named by the president
of the United States, the king of Great Britain,
the pres’dent of France, the German emperor,
the emperor of Russia, the emperor of Japan, and
the premier of Britit-h Columbia. An international
fleet will be organized. Japan and the United
States will be asked to patrol the Pacific ocean
court e with scout cruisers, and the United Gtates,
England and France to establish the same sort of
a guard in the Atlantic. Russia will be requested
to distribute troops over the desolate wastes of
Siberia and Manchuria.
TALKED TO DEATH.
The toastmaster was in despair. Looking down,
the table he saw a friend, an Irishman, noted for
his wit, and he thought that he might help. He
called on him. With du6 solemnity the Irishman
responded:
“I cannot say what I want to say,” he began
with “for we are all limited to five minutes. So
I will tell you of an Irishman who came to this
country. He wrot9 home telling of things here,
and recounted that no longer were men put to
death in this country by being hanged. ‘The way
they kill ’em here.’ he wrote, ‘is by elocution.’ ”
Raleigh News and Observer.
A REAL BARON.
“At last,” exclaimed the long-haired inventor,
“I have evolved the greatest practical blessing
of the age!”
“Oh, tell me, Theophilus, tell me what it Ib,”
begged his wife.
“A collar button with a little phonograph inside
that will call out when it rolls into a dark comer
under the dresser: ‘Here I am! Here I am!’”—
Cleveland Leader.
HOUSEHOLD PROBLEMS.
“Housekeeping in a small flat has its prob
lems.”
“How now?”
“My wife is kicking because she has to buy 5
cent}’ worth \pt ice to preserve 4 cents’ worth of
milk.” —Louisville Courier-Journal.
VOLUNTARY.
First Grad —My wife's gone to the West In*
dies
Second G. —Jamaica?
First G. —No—she wanted to go.—Orange PeeL
Embarrassing Generosity.
“You don't feel quite sure of your
wife's affection?” said the very confi
dential friend.
"Not quite.”
“But she is always lavishing ex
pensive presents on you.”
“Yes. But the presents do not de
note the solicitude for my comfort
apd safety which I should like. First,
she gave me a polo pony; then she
gave me a racing automobile, and
now she Is trying to persuade me to
accept an aeroplane.”
made straight for a pond once famous
for its splendid trout fishing. He wor9
a contented and expectant smile as he
carefully arranged his tackle and ad
justed his bait. Then he selected a
shady spot on the bank, threw out his
line, and patiently awaited results.
After two hours of this a traveler
came along and said with the air of
one who knows: “H*, mister, you 11
find no fish in that pond.” “What did
you tell ms for?” queried the other
petulantly. “You’ve spoiled my whole
day's fishing."—Everybody’s Magazine
PILOT, WAUSAU, WIS.
GOVERNMENT BUYS
LAND FOR INDIANS
WILL BE USED TO ESTABLISH
FARM HOMES FOR THE POT
TAWATAMIE TRIBE.
TRACT IS NEAR MARINETTE
Deal includes Purchase of Three
Thousand and Two Hundred
Acres in Forest County—
Acaderry for Children.
Marinette.—The United States gov
ernment has just closed a deal for the
purchase of 3,200 acres of land in For
est county which is to be used to es
tablish farm homes for the Potta
watomie Indians.'
The land lies east and north of
Stone lake. Other tracts are near
Waberno, Forest county, and in the
reserve part of Marinette county.
Homes are to be erected on the
various tracts and an academy for the
instruction of Indian children is to
be established and maintained, it is
said, on the Marinette county tract.
There are more than 400 of the
tribe living in this county.
SUPERIOR MAN IS SELECTED
A. N. Lent, Leading Member of Alonjio
Palmer Post, G. A. R., Named Aide
de-Camp to National Ccm
mander-in-Chief.
Superior.—A. N. Lent, a leading
member of Alonzo Palmer post, G. A.
R., Superior, has been named an aide
de-camp on the staff of Washington
Gardner, commander in-chief of the
Grand Army of the Republic. The or
ganization of a Superior camp of Sons
of Vetei; ns will be the first work he
will take up. With a state organizer
to be sent here soon he will make a
canvass for members for the proposed
camp. * '
Campaign to S ive Eyes.
Madison.—The 6tate is taking up
active work in the fight in Wisconsin
against blindness.
This morning there started from the
the office of the etate board of health
the first shipments of silver nitrate
to the physicians and midwives of the
state, as provided by a law passed
at the last legislature.
Each package contains 24 ampules
of beeswax and a package of needles.
The ampules have in their center a
few drops of the one per cent solution
of the salt. The needle is used to
pierce the end of the ampul and pres
sure on the ampule then permits a
few drops to be squeezed out. One
drop is sufficient for each eye of the
new-born child
Surgeon Charged With Murder.
Sheboygan.—Dr. W. O. St. Sure, one
of the oldest physicians of Sheboygan,
was arrested here on complaint of
Sheriff Robert Fischer on a charge of
second degree manslaughter and is
being held under bail of $2,500 I’or
hearing March 27. Doctor St. Sure is
charged with causing, the death of
Miss Dora Yerke, a young woman from
Elkhart Lake, who died here March 8
after a criminal operation alleged to
have Lean performed March 1. The
coroner’s jury, after an autopsy had
been held, found that death was clue
to infection following criminal opera
tion, but failed to place the blame.
Car Shops for Green Bay.
Green Bay.—According to present
plans of the Chicago & Northwestern
railway, Green Bay will be chosen as
the city in which new car shops will
be erected during the present year.
Gereral Land Agent Cleveland of the
system was i:a the city looking over
the site for the location of the shop,
which, it is reported, will employ sev
eral hundred men. The shops will be
confined to the construction of box
and gondola cars.
704 Pictures In Book.
Madison. —Just 704 pictures of
seniors, the largest number to be pub
lished in any Dadger, have been sent
in to the printers of the 1915 junior
year book of the University of Wis
consin. This marks an increase of
71 over last year’s senior section and
more than one hundred over tha 1913
book. The pictures will be rur. eight
to a page this year.
Governor to Give Speech
Superior.—Governor McGovern has
accepted an invitation to address the
Superior Six O’Clock club, an organi
zation of young professional and busi
ness men, on April 2, on “The High
Cost of Living and State Taxes.”
Store Destroyed by Fire. •
Ashland.—The store of the Rust-
Owen company at Drummond was de
stroyed by fire.
School Panic Prevented.
Oakfield.—As the result of fire drills
in Oakfield a school panic was pre
vented when the roof of the building
was discovered in flames. The pupils
marched out in perfect order, after
which the larger boys formed a vol
unteer brigade and checked the Are.
Hunter Is Fined.
Grand Rapids.—Fred King of Pitts
ville was fine! $25 and costs in Justice
Brown's court, charged with having
had the carcass of a deer in his pos
session out o:! season.
Three Left to Die by Gas.
Oshkosh.—Attacked by an unknown
man, Mrs. W Bodoh and her two chil
dren were found unconscious in their
room. Mrs. Bodoh had been bound
and gagged ard the visitor had turned
on the ga6 jet. The three are out of
danger.
Man Found Frozen to Death.
Marinette. —Hurled to his death in
a runaway near Escanaba, the frozen
body of Alfred Miron, aged thirty-four,
farmer, was found by Phillip Gouley,
rural carrier.
Ends Twenty Years’ Absence.
Grand Rapids.—Claude Du rail, son
of Charles Durall, has returned borne
after an absence of 22 yeans. In 1892
Mr. Durall left for a trip west, and he
was mourned as dead until his unex
pected return.
Stabbed Dur'ng Fight
Appleton.—Because he claimed that
the American soldier was better than
the German, Carl Rolf will carry a scar
on his cheek for life. A German dis
puted Roirs claim and a fight followed
•fie quarrel.
COMMISSION ADOPTED
OLD FORM OUSTED AT FOND DU
LAC BY 1,915 to 1,314.
Campaign Most Spirited in City’s
History With Nightly Meet
ings for a Week.
Fond du Lac—The Citizens 2,000
committee scored a decided victory
at the polls when Fond du Lac voted
to adopt the commission form of gov
ernment by 601 majority. The vote
was 1,915 for and 1,314 against. The
campaign was the most spirited in
the history of the city, mass meetings
having been held every night for the
past week. ,
WILL ADOPT HOTEL RULES
State Board of Health Plans to Hold
Specia Meeting at its Office in
the Capitol on Friday,
April 6.
Madison. —The state board of health
will hold a special meeting at its of
fice in the capitol on Friday, April 6,
to consider and adopt final rules for
sanitary and safety conditions of ho
tels and restaurants, plumbing con
struction rules and other matters that
may comi before it.
MANY GUESTS ARE POISONED
Chicken Is Believed to Have Caused
Illness to About 200 People Attend
ing Banquet Given by
Elk6’ Lodge.
Neenah. —About two hundred people
who attended an anniversary banquet
given by the Elks’ lodge have been ill
w’ith ptomaine poisoning. It is pre
sumed that a large quantity of chicken
partaken of at the banquet was the
cause of the trouble. None of those
6ick are in a serious condition.
Boxers Face Punishment.
Milwaukee.—Both Jack Redmond of
Milwaukee and Pete Childs of Chicago
face punishment from the state ath
letic- commission for their alleged vio
lation of the state rules in their box
ing bout at La Crosse Thursday night.
The state law makes that offense pun
ishable by anything up to a year in
prison. George Duffy, referee, who
stooped the contest in the sixth round,
made a complete report to the commis
sion and both b<skers will be called be
fore that body when it meets the lat
ter part of this week. Duffy, in his re
port, declared that both men used foul
tactics and indulged in unnecessarj
roughness, despite repeated warnings
Farmer Is Jailed.
Wankesha.—Judge Milo Muckleston
sentenced Louis Rehberg, Mukwoago
farmer, to one year in Waupun for
stealing clover seed from his neigh
bor, William Hoefs.
Henry Stablefeldt was given one
year for highway robbery at New But
ler, and his partner, Stanley Marick,
13 months for the same offense.
William Hutchinson was given three
months for assault, a more serious of
fense being reduced. He shot Joseph
Dunnebecke following a quarrel.
wdegatcs Are Chosen.
La Crosse. —Dr. E. H. Manning of
La Crosse and Mrs. Hattie Smith of
Milwaukee were chosen state dele
gates to the national Spiritualists' con
vention to be held In 'loston next Sep
tember, at the closing session of the
convention of the Wisconsin State
Spiritualists’ association. Mrs. Mag
gie Waite of Chicago closed the meet
ing by giving a public seance, in which
she delivered a number of messages
from the spirit world.
Doctor Killed In Runaway.
Viruqua.—Doctor Hagen, a promi
nent Norwegian doctor, was instantly
killed when he was returning from
visiting a patient. He wac alone in a
buggy when a runaway team crashed
into his horse. The doctor was
thrown from the buggy onto a rock.
No one witnessed the disaster. The
couple who were in the other buggy
jumped out in time to save their own
lives. The doctor leaves a wife and
baby.
Fire Destroys Station.
Oconto.—The railway station at
Surlng, of the Chicago, Milwaukee &
St. Paul railway, was destroyed oy
fire, according to word received here
by division headquarters. In connec
tion with a large amount of merchan
dise seven locked pouches of mail
were destroyed. The contents of the
mail pouches are not known here.
Loses Certificate During Sleep.
Cumberland.—While Charles A. Lion
was sleeping in his room a burglar
stole hi3 trousers and his pocketbook,
the latter containing $205 in certifi
cates of reposit on a local bank and
about eighty dollars in cash. The cer
tificates were cashed in at a Duluth
jewelry store.
Lumberman Is Stabbed.
Marinette. —In a dispute over wages
•at Brown Spur, Marinette county,
Harry England, a prominent lumber
man of this county, was serioufdy
stabbed by two men. England was
taken to a hospital. Officers have the
two men in custody.
Will Build Union High School.
Merrill.—At a meeting in the town
of Gleason It was decided to erect a
union high school and a bond issue of
$25,000 for the erection of the building
was adopted.
Baseball Kills Man.
La Crosse. —Frank Walsh, twenty
two years old. of Summit, was struck
by a train while walking on the North
western tracks. His body was dragged
two miles when a baseball in a pocket
caught in a frog. He was killed.
Would Reclaim Land.
Appleton.—A project has been
launched to reclaim 8,000 acres of land
along the Shiocton river. The under
taking will cost approximately $45,000
and is being entered into by 175 land
owners.
Broken-Backed Man Dies.
Oconto. —Harry Fumelle, thirty-f.ve
years old. died here. Four years ago
last December he had his back broken
while working: at a camp near Wau
saukee. A load of logs, on which he
was working, broke loose from a sleigh
and he was crushed beneath them.
Fall From Wagon Fatal.
Green Bay. —John Gledeky, aged
sixty, was instantly killed while on Ills
way hcT~e. He fell from the wagon on
which he wan riding and .suffered a
broken neck.
POTATO GROWERS
Will ORGANIZE
LOCAL CLUBS TO AFFILIATE: WITH
STATE BODY TO BE FORMED
IN MANY COUNTIES.
SEVERAL MEETINGS PLANNED
First Sessions Will Be Held in the
Cities of Tomahawk and Rhine
lander on April Elevcnti
and Twelfth.
Madison.—The raising of "spuds” Is
becoming a popular and profitable
business in many counties of Wiscon
sin. In not a few communities the
potato growers have formed them
selves into local associations to bet
ter encourage the growing ot only
standard varieties and the sale of
their crops in wholesale and prefer
ably in carload lots.
Local clubs will be organized at a
number of the farmers’ courses to
be held In several counties of the
state this spring. Such organization
meetings have already been planned
-for Rhinelander April 2, and Toma
hawk, April 11.
Each club will be a branch of the
state association and the members in
each community will co-operate in
growing tubers of quality of one, or, at
the most, but a very few high yield
ing varieties. This work is in charge
of James G. Milward of the college
of agriculture of the University of
Wisconsin, who will lend assistance
in organizing ihe clubs, securing de
sirable varieties or giving any infor
mation of value to the growers.
WISCONSIN WOMEN MAY VOTE
According to an Opinion to Distrist At
torney McGrath of Monroe, Green
County, Broad Construction
Permits It.
Madison.—Women may vote for the
office of county commissioner of edu
cation, according to an opinion given
District Attorney McGrath of Monroe,
Green county. “Under the broad con
struction given to the act,” says the at
torney general, “there can be no ques
tion but tiist women having the neces
sary qualifications as to age, rei
dence, etc., a r fc entitled to vote the
same as men in the election of the
county board of education.”
VALLEY JEWELERS IN MEET
About Thirty Members Attend the An
nual Convention of the Fox River
Association at Ford
Du Lac.
Fond du Lac.—The annual conven
tion of the Fox River Valley Jewelers’
association convened here with about
thirty members in attendance. The
time was spent in the discussion of
topics pertaining to the retail trade
and a banquet was held. The present
officers of the association are: Presi
dent, J. R. Chapman, Oshkosh; vice
president, John P. Hess, Fond du Lac;
secretary, E. W. Anderson, Neenah;
treasurer, Herman Kamps, Neenah.
To Launch Big Steamer.
Superior.—The steamer W. Grant
Morden, said to be the largest grain
carrier in the world, is to be launched
on April 4 at the Port Arthur yards of
the American Shipbuilding company,
owner of the yards at Superior also.
Its capacity is to be approximately
500,000 bushels of wheat, and it*
equipment will be the very latest in
all respects.
Three Women on School Board.
Grand Rapids.—Three women have
been elected to take ihe place of three
of the retiring members. They were
Mrs. E. P. Arpin, Mrs. Sam Church
and Mrs. Bertha Brown. This is the
first time that women have been mem
bers of the board.
Excitement Over Fire Fatal.
Marinette. Mrs. Belinda Kelly,
aged eighty, former well-known resi
dent of Oshkosh, a woman ot wealth,
died as the result of a shock due to a
fire in the French Catholic convent
across the street from her home.
Drops Dead at Funeral.
Trempealeau.—While acting as sex
ton at the funeral services of Mrs.
William Young, a relative, at the
Methodist church, E. L. Atwood, a
prominent merchant here, dropped
dead.
Offers Reward of $225.
Racine.-—The board of education
has offered a reward of 3225 for the
apprehension of the thieves who re
peatedly have robbed students of
money, books, gloves, overcoats and
musical instruments to the value of
S2OO.
Ma iy Would Be Barbers.
Oshkosh. —M. Brennan, Anton Ertel
and Henry Bremeret, examiners of the
state beard of barbers, examined about
fifty applicants here. The applicants
came from all about the surrounding
towns. The examination was con
ducted at a local shop.
Convicted Man Escapes.
Fond du Lac. — ?. Ray, alias J. Ray
mond, held here for forgery, broke
through a number of visitors at the
county jail, fled thiough the open door
and made his escape.
Dies on Anniversary.
Fond du Lac. —Mrs. Abbie U. Sweet,
seventy-fotfr years old, widow of Mayor
B. F. Sweet, died on the fifty-eighth
anniversary of her arrival in Fond du
Lac as a bride, her marriage having
taken place at Dubuque, la., on March
16, 1856. Death was due to a stroke of
paralysis sustained on December 13.
Plans Large Orchard.
Sheboygan.—Attorney Charles Voigt
has purchased a tract of land one mile
west of the city limits on which he
will establish a model fruit orchard.
Boy Prevents Wreck.
La Crosse.— A wreck on the Bur
lington railroad was averted by Les
ter Roscht, fourteen years old, who,
walking along the tracks, heard
crashes behind him. and found a num
ber of huge boulders had rolled down
the bluff and lodged on the track.
Menasha Elks Celebrate.
Menasha. —The thirteenth anniver
sary of the Menasha lodge of Elks was
celebrated with more than 200 in at
tendance at the banquet Judge Karel
was the principal speaker.
SALADS WORTH WHILE
tCME OF THE OLD FAVORITES
AND 80ME THAT ARE NEW.
In Imitation of n Pond Lily Is an E*<
cellent Method of Serving— With *
Veal and Peaa — Recipe for
Proper Dresaing.
Pond Lily Salad— Six hard-boiledf
©gits, cool, remove shell with a sharp
knife (pointed), cut around seesaw
fashion in middle of eggs, then break
egg apart gently; with a fork scrape
the yellow part to make it mealy or
soft and cut a slice off end of egg to
make it stand pat; spiead on lettuce
leaves (small ones for cups) and drop
a little mayonnaise into lettuce. Then
peel six or eight radishes in points,
turn back half-way and you have
very pretty pond lily buds, and if
you have followed out cutting direc
tioas the eggs make a good imitation
of pond lilies, a delight to the eye,
and an egg relish to the stomach. If
serve on a looking glass platter
mounted on four brass or s.lver pegs
the salad reflects in the glass like
water.
Salmon and Egg Salad —Have ready
on plates nice, crisp lettuoe and one
caii of salmon, with hard-boiled egg
sliced and arranged on platter, and
serve with dressing.
Salad of Veal and Peas —One-half
pound of cold veal cut in tiny dice
and one pint of small green peas
(canned may be used); mix with
French dressing and chill; when ready
to nerve, put by spoonfuls into cups of
crisp lettuce leaves; pour over it
more French dressing, to whicli has
been added a little green mint, mus
tard and a dash of celery salt.
Tailor-Made Salad —To one cup of
cooked and strained tomato add one
anc one-half teaspoons of pink gciatin.
Season with salt; cool in individual
moids; set on ice *o harden. Mash a
ten cent cream cheese with half a
cup of English walau.s blanched by
pouring hoi water over them and rub
bing off the brown skin, the nuts to
be chopped with the celery; roll into
balls the size of a walnut; arrange
the molded tomatoes and cheese balls
on a glass dish; with a good cutter
grind some pistachio nut m its,
sprinkle them over the tomato and
cheese, arrange sprigs of parsley
around the edge of the dish and
sprinkle over this the finely crumbled
yolk of an egg to give a goldenrod ef
fect; put on the top of each piece of
tomato and on the cheese balls one
half teaspoon of salad dressing.
Balad Dressing—Yolks of three
eggs, well Deaten, one tablespoon mus
tard, a bit of pepper, one-half cup ..?
vinegar, one tablespoon butter, small
teaspoon of flour; stir all well together,
put in a double boiler, set on the gas
to thicken; when cool add the whites
of three eggs, beaten Btiff, and one
cup of milk.
English Batter Pudding.
This goes with gooseberries and is
made as follows: Pour a pint of milk
over a slice of bread, crumbled, stir
tea even tablespoons of flour in, add
the yolks of four eggs, one-half tea
spoon of salt, and finally the whites
of four eggs which have been beaten
to a stiff froth. Beat this batter care
fully and stir in a quart of gooseber
ries. Put the pudding into a gi eased
mold, or tie it up in thick cloth which
has been thoroughly greased and
floured. Boil two hours. Serve with
English brandy sauce, or old-fashioned
hard sauce.
Date Sticks.
Date sticks are good for occasional
munching. Make them In this way:
Beat the whites cf four eggs stiff.
Add two cupfuls of granulated sugar,
half a cupful of dates, stoned and cut
In small pieces, and half a cupful of
blanched almonds. Add half a tea
spoonful of vanilla. Pour In a sheet
in a shallow, buttered tin, and bake
for three-quarters of an hour in a
very slow oven. Take from the oven
and when the cake is nearly cool cut
It in long, Inch-wide strips.
Steak Croquettes.
Ihe leftover hits of the tender steak
can be put through a meat chopper,
and, If the steak Is cooked rare, form
ed into little balls and browned quick
ly in bacon fat or butter and served
for lunch. If the steak Is not rare
the chopped bits can be mixed with
an equal quantity of rice, a little
white sauce and plenty of seasoning
and then formed Into small croquettes,
dipped in egg and crumbs and
browned.
Fried Oysters, Southern Style.
Beat yolks of three eggs with three
tabiespoonfuls of olive oil tod season
with salt and cayenne; beat thorough
ly. Dry 12 fat oysters on a napkin,
dip them In the egg batter, then In
cracker crumbs. Shake off the loose
cracker crumbs, dip again in the egg
hatter, and lastly roll them In fine
bread crumbs. Fry in very hot fat.
using enough fat to cover them. The
oil gives them a delicious flavor.
Serve with spiced peaches.
Codfish Wriggle.
Pick up a cup of codfish, place In
saucepan with enough cold water to
cover, let come to boiling point; drain
and cover with cold water again; turn
off as before. Thicken a pint of milk
as for cream toast, seasoning well with
pepper, salt and butter; now add the
fish and half a can of peas and let all
boil up. Have ready eomo nicely
browned French fried potatoes and
turn the cream, fish, etc., over them.
Kitchen Towels.
The newest thing in toweling for
•lie kitchen has the words "kitchen
towel” woven at regular Intervals in
the border, In blue r red on an aoru
ground, so that the two words will
appear in each towel. Thus there is
ho possibility of mistaking the kitchen
towel for any others.
Meat Loaf.
B<sgt two eggs, add one cup milk,
three crackers, teaspoonful. each salt
and poultry seasoning, little pepper,
two pounds bottom round put through
meat grinder. Steam one hour in a
well-buttered pan and serve with thicks
eaed gravy.
Coal Economies.
To make coal last longer, dissolve
a small handful of washing soda in •
(Mil of warm water.
Sprinkle this over the coal, nslng
a watering can.
Coal dust mixed with clay makes
excellent fireballs.
Chalk mixed with coal gl ea out an
intense heat. Lay some pieces at tbs
back of your stove. They soon glow
red and keep ho: for a long time. Foi
a few pennies at a builder’s enough
chalk could be ?urchased U last twe
9T three months.

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