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&&4A r f r I /P®^ y /£&&*£/>£&&& SHEREVER a group of grizzled Union veterans are gathered on Memorial day to crown with flags and flowers the graves of their comrades gone before, the figures of the two great Americans in evitably present themselves In imagination. One is Lincoln, the other is Grant. With the excep tion o* Napoleon and Shakespeare few characters in history have been so exhaustively written about as the great emancipator, but in the American Walhalla a niche near to his proclaims the fame of the warrior to whom Lee surrendered. Rarely does it happen that a man who earns recognition as a total failure in life afterward achieves exalted success. This was exactly what happened, however, to Ulysses S. Grant, whc not only struggled through many years of grinding and almost hopeless poverty, but actually fell into such disesteem on account of his inability to "make good” at anything, that people generally w ere disposed to look upon him as an ui desirable person to employ. There are people still living in St Louis who remember Grant as a shabby little man who brought loads of cordwood into town and sold it from door to door. He had been a captain in the army, but had resigned, and at the period in question he lived on a farm some distance out of St Louis, on the Gravois road. But, in order to make it clear how this state of affairs came about, one must go back a few 6teps —in fact, to the boyhood of Grant, who was born at Point Pleasant, Ohio, April 27, 1822. His name ■•"as Ulysses Hiram. His mothed used jokingly to ,’ay to him: “Be sure you don’t become use less!" Not much is known about his early youth, except that at eight year., of age he could ride horseback standing on one foot. He had remarl-• able skill with horses, and a story is told of his volunteering to bestraddle, at a circus, an unman ageable pony which nobody else dared tackle. At the bidding of the ringmaster a large monkey jumped up behind him on the horse, and thence upon his shoulders, holding on to his hair, but he hung on like grim death, unperturbed. Another anecdote has to do with a horse which his father sent him to buy. “How much did your father tell you to pay for it?” asked the owner of the animal. “He told me,’’ replied the boy, “to offer you SSO, and if you w’ould not take that to make it $55 or even S6O, if necessary.” Naturally, the man said that the price of the horse was S6O. Whereupon the lad added: “Bui. I have made up my mind not to pay you more than SSO, and you can take that or nothing.” He got the horse for SSO. It so happened that General Hamer, the mem ber of congress from that district, was a friend of Grant's father, and he took the trouble to obtain io>- Ulysses an appointment at West Point. In sending in the requisite papers, he mixed up the name of Ulysses with that of his brother Simpson, so that young Grant found himself put down on the roster of cadets as U. S. Grant This accident earner, for him at the Point the nick name of “Uncle Sam” —afterward abbreviated to “Sam,” bv worich title of intimacy he was known for many years after he left the military academy. He is described at this period of his career as an undersized, awkward youth, much freckled, with high spirits, ami very careless about his dress. Many of his fellow-cadets, who prided themselves upon birth and breeding, manifested an inclination to look down upon him, because he was only a tanner's son. While at the Point he distinguished himself chiefly by his horseman ship, and one leap that he made on horseback is said to remain to this day an unequaled record at the academy. Scarce was young Grant graduated from West Point when he fell in love with a girl named Dent, the daughter of a man who owned consid erable farming property on the Gravois road, not far from St. Louis. Her father did not approve of the match, but her mother favored it, and the upshot of it was that they became engaged. Then the Mexican war broke out, in which Grant fought with credit, and at the termination of the conflict he went back to St. Louis and married the young lady. Six years later, in 1854, he resigned from the army, and with this separation from the military service began a long struggle against poverty. Ke was unable to hold on to any sort of employ ment, and finally, to help him out, his father-in law ottered to give him 40 acres of the Dent farm, on the condition that he would clear the t.mber off of it. This task he undertook, incidentally building a log house of four rooms, in which he lived with his wife and children. It was at this time that he made a meager liv ing by hauling wood to town and selling it on the streets. Usually he was dressed in a worn out private sc Idler’s uniform. But it is a matter of record that he never lost his cheerfulness, though everything he tried seemed foredoomed to failure. He was defeated in his candidacy for the piace of surveyor of St. Louis county, and his later application for appointment as county engi neer was turned down with the simple indorse ment, "Rejected.” At iength he decided to abandon his little farm, which he had called by the appropriate name of Hardscrabble, and moved with his family to St. Louis. There he tried the real estate business, but, as usual, failed at it. As commonly happens when a man is persistently unsuccessful, friends COMING STAR IN LITERTURE Small Girl’s Dairy Showed Critical Observation With Much Facility of Expression. Tbe great man’s daughter showed herself a deep thinker, a keen and critical observer, says a writer in Century magazine. She wrote in her diary. "Life is the most interesting thing In the whole world. And in spring everything comes to life. It is spring DROVE ROWDY FROM THE CAR Condign and Humiliating Punishment Administered by illustrator and His Friend Effective. The late Frederic Remington had a personality as original and vivacious as his artistic style. His friends have scores of amusing anecdotes to tell of him. It was E. W. Kemble who Introduced me to Frederic Remington 'n 1890, writes Mr. Augustus Thomas fn the Century Magazine. The two jgmUt an p|l JL ** r 4wz¥ ' jdlwßr rI m KHHi rirfni -'i |B|P grew chilly. At this Juncture, when things seemed about as hopeless as they could be, Grant’s father offered him a jo 3 of clerk in his leather and saddlery store at Galena, the wages to be SSO a month. He was glid to accept it. The year 1860 found Grant keeping the books in the saddlery store. Everybody looked upon him as a failure in life, and it ie likely that he himself shared this opin on. But toon afterward, when the war broke out he was led to hope that it might offer him soms opportunity. His first effort in this direction was to urge i relative to furnish the small amount of money necessary for starting a business of selling bread to the mili tary camp near St. Louis. Meeting with a re fusal he wont te Springfield. T!I., and asked Gov ernor Yates to give h.m employment in some capacity, it mattered not w’hat. The governor did not look upon hir application with much favor, but finally directed that he be hired at $3 a day to do odd jobs at Camp Yates. Little as he could ht.ve imagined it, however, anew day was about to dawn upon the fortunes of Captain Grant, as ho was then called. There was in camp at Mattoon a very unruly regiment of the Twenty-first Illinois infantry, which seemed likely to be disbanded because of its unwillingness to submit to discipline. Grant, after all, was a West Pointer, and any real knowl edge of military matters was just then at a high premium. He was asked if he cared to under take the Job of commanding the regiment in ques tion, and promptly accepted the offer, becoming its colonel. It did not take him long to get the regiment into shape. Anybody who attempted to dispute his authority was soon sorry for it. In July he had orders to transfer his command to Alton. The regiment refused :o ride on the freight cars provided for its transportation, and he made the men march all the, way. He would not even al low them to get aboard a freight train when one came along. Modesty was always a marked trait of this military commander. When, some time before the events just narrated, a friend urged him to apply for the colonelcy of a regiment, he said: “Few men are able t) command 1,000 soldiers, and I am sure I am not one of those.” And yet the day was to arrive before very long when ho would command a million men. When asked, three years later, “What sort of a man is Grant?” Abraham Lincoln replied: “He is the quietest little fellow "ou ever saw. He makes the least fuss of any nan you ever knew. I be lieve two or three times he has been In this room quite a while before I knew' he was here. It’s about so all around. The only evidence you have that he’s in any place is that he makes things git! Wherever he is he makes things move.” In later years, par icularly after he became president. Grant was careful about his attire, but during the Civil war he preserved that indiffer ence to costume which had marked him while at West Point In the Vicksburg campaign he wore, in place of the usual military hat and gold co~d, an old battered “stovepipe,” such as the average private soldier In his a*my would not have picked up in the street In his mouth was always a black cigar, and he jeemed to be perpetually smoking. A friend of his, in excuse, said: "Such a stovepipe as Grant’s should be allowed to smoke.” J. R. Ringwnlt, author of the “Anecdotes of General Grant.” says that he was never wounded, though he constantly and even recklessly exposed himself. He was not merely brave, but insensi ble to danger. Of his war horse, Cinclnnatus, he was devotedly fond. Cn one occasion, while rid ing through a piece of woods 4 n Virginia during a brisk engagement, ha and Colonel Dent were obliged to cross a brook at a place where the fire of the enemy was concentrated and mur derous. A piece cf telegraph wire had got twist now. Mowgli has five kittens. He baa been off hunting for several days, and just got home with them today. We named him Mowgli, Jane Hyde and I, when he was a kitten him self. He began with field mice, and soon learned to find other things. But now. siuce the kittens, we realixe Mowgli is a huntress and has become a mother. But he can nevef seem what she really Is. “How often false starts are made In life! “Seldom can one make anew start ; illustrators were close friends, and they understood one another perfectly. They sat together one night on a i late train, out of New York, Reming ton by the car window, and Kemble next to the aisle. An obstrepeious commute - : who had been drinking was disturbing the passengers with his noise. Neither conductor nor brake man could make him behave himself; , the men passengers seemed afraid of ! him. The rowdy grew Intolerable. I As he passed Kemble's side on his [ third blatant parade through the car, Annabelle hatched three weeny ducks yesterday, though a ben herself. “Mrs. Cunningham has six of the darlingest little grunty pigs In her pen this morning! I was first to find them. She does not lick or cry over them, but pronounces in grunts her love and happiness D. Wether by came along just as I was nam ng them. He got up because he’s going off on the 9.02. Are we saved? D locked sleepy and cress, and, though I know mad at me, was polite enough. If only he never comes back! Rest Remington react ed out Into the aisle, and, with a mighty grip, lifted him from his feet like a naughty boy. and laid him face downward over Kemble's lap. Then, as Remlngl.on held the ruf fian fast, Kemble spanked him, while the man's legs wrigglel frantically for a foothold. The correction, prolonged and vigorous, wiis acclaimed by roars of laughter from the other passengers. When it was over. Remington stood the offender on his feet. The man began a profane tirade. Before he had got half a dozen words out. Rem ed around the off hind foot of Clncinnatus, and Grant dismounted and untwisted it, examining the leg in a leisurely and deliberate manner, not withstanding the protests of his companion. Then, having mounted again, he said: “Dent, when you hive got a horse you think a good deal of, you should never take any chances with him. If that wire had been left there-a little longer> the animal would have gone dead lame, and he mighr. perhaps have been ruined for life.” To which ]>ent replied: “I am your brother-in law, and want no favors on that account, but I shall insist upon looking after your personal safety, and it’ you are hurt I will try to do better by you than you did by me in Mexico.’’ This was an allusion to a happening during the Mexican w r ar, when Dent, having been wounded, was picked up by Grant and laid for safety upon a fiat-topped wall, the idea being that Grant should come back for him later. Unfortunately, Dent rolled off the wall and broke two or three ribs, being much worse hurt thereby than by the shot that had hit him. During the siege of Richmond, it Is related. Grant'was making an inspection of the docks at City Point, and stopped to look at a couple of negroes who ware trying to roll a barrel of bacon aboard a boat. They were unable to move it, and a young lieutenant, standing by, said: “Push harder, you niggers, or go get another man to help you.” The commandcr-ln-ehief of the amice of the United States thereupon rolled up his sleeves and helped roll the barrel aboard !he boat, wiped hia hands on his handkerchief, and walked away. It was not until later that the lieutenant, to his great mortification, learned w T ho the man was. Abraham Lincoln once remarked: “Grant is the first general I’ve had. I’ll tell you what I mean. You know how it’s been with all the. rest. As soon rr I put a man In command of the army he’d cornc to me with the plan of a campaign, and about as much as say, ‘I don’t believe I can do it, but if you say so I’ll try it on’ —and so put the responsibility of failure or success upon me. They all w-anted me to be the general. Now, it isn’t so with Grant. He hasn’t told me what his plans are. I don’t know, and I don’t want to know. I am glad to find a man who can go ahead without me.” A senator’ll son in one of the departments In Washington drank hard and was discharged. His friends gave him up as hopeless, and he came pretty near to the gutter. Then he reformed, and struggled hard for years to support his family. President Grant beard about the case, and sent for him. He said: “I want to help you. What can I do for you?” "I want work,” replied the young man. "You hall have it. Where would you prefer to go—in new scenes or old?’’ “Send me, sir, where I left a blackened record. I could be useful in my former position.” Grant gave him a note to the secretary of the department, asking that the young man bb rein stated. But soon he came back, saying: “The secretary sent out word that my applies Mon would go on file.” Whereupon the president, v. Ith some show cf anger, remarked: “You can t put your wife and children on file, can you?” and gave him another note, saying: “Present, this in person, and bring me an answer.” The answer, duly returned, was “No vacancies.” Grant wrote in red ink across the face of the note: “Make a vacancy or I will.” But, strange to say, even this did not accomplish any result No further notes were exchanged, but on the next day, aftr the cabinet meeting, the president tapped the secretary on the shoulder, and. Baid to him: “V.hom would you recommend as your successor?" The secretary, having no alternative, wrote his resignation. As for the young man, it is related that he “made good," and rose to a position of honor an' dignity in the world. bis soul! He couldn’t think of any names but Mary, Nellie and Bessie. I have named the Cunninghams Ivan- Loe, Jane Eyre, David Copperfleld. Gorlolanus, Cleopatra, Froufrou. How ! beautiful spring it, with things born to life!" Got a Surprise Himself. Cholly—And was my present a eur i prise to your sister? Willie —You bet! Sis said she never thought you’d send her any thing so cheap.” ington had him face down again, and Kemble was at work as before. That was enough; and when they let the iellow go, he rapidly disappeared into another car. Blaming the Fashions. Mr3. Hemmandhaw—l was Just i*eadtng abcut an odd accident. A tat man got stuck In a window and they had to undress him to get him out. Hemmandhaw —Huh: I never did approve of tight saahos. WAUSAU PILCT ssr. COMPANY OF REGULAR!! WILL MANEUVER WITH TROOPS AT CAMP DOUGLAS. ENCAMPMENT LASTS A WEEK Occasion Will Be First Time That Forces of Infantry, Cavalry and Artillery Have Joined in Maneuvers. Madison.—Adjt. Gen. Orlando Hol way Saturlay said that the mnual en campment or the Wisconsin National guard would be held at Camp Douglas during the week beginning July 18 and closing July 25. He made the £.n nouiicement alter receiving a letter from Col. H. W. Green of Chicago, in command of the central division of tie regular arny, stating that the war de partment would, unless something un foreseen occurred in the meantime, de tail a company of regulars of the Twenty-ninth infantry now at Fort Porter, Buffalo, to come to Camp Douglas for the encampment if hold between July 18. tmd 25, and partici pate with the national guard in joint maneuvers. This will be the first time the entire land force of the national guard, infantry, cavalry and artillery go into anjal camp together. TO MOVE MISSION COLLEGE Sheboygan Secures Reformed Church Scho< I Located at Franklin Since 1860. Sheboyian.— The Mission House college, the oldest and largest educa tional institution of the Reformed church of the United States, will be removed to Sheboygan from Frank lin, an unincorporated village twelve miles northwest of here, where it has been loca ed for the last fifty-four years. This decision, just made by ,the board of trustees of the instiuu tion ends a controversy which lias been waged for over three years. The Mission House college was established Dec. 6, I>6o. The insti tution is under the control of the three synods of the Reformed church of the United States, the northwest synod, ti e central synod and the German synod of the east, but is supported by the German Reformed church thiougliout the United States. PROBE TEST FRAUD CHARGE Dr. O. H. Eliason Goes to La Crosse to Investigate Claims Agaii.st Tuberculin Applications. La Cros je.—A thorough investiga tion of th€ charge of irregularities in the testing of dairy herds for tubercu losis will be made in La Crosse county by Dr. O. H. Eliason, state veterinar ian, who las arrived here. Dr. Elia son declares that one difficulty in ;he way of strictly enforcing the tubercu lin test lav is the small pay given vet erinarians and inspectors. Dr. Elia son favors changes in the law r to per mit communities to test cows for tu berculosis, making the city, township j. or county :he unit in testing cows in stead of the 3tate. Bar Association Meets June 24, Wauoau. —The program fci the an nual meeting of the Wisconsin S:ate Bar association, which will be held at Green Bay June 24 and 25, is com pleted. Tl.e Wisconsin branch of the American Institute of Criminal Law and Criminology will hold a meeting at the same place June 23 and 24. Anligo Girl Gets First. Antigo.—Emma Bardell of Antigo w'on first prize in the southwestern Wisconsin oratorical contest of the Wisconsin Lyceum league here. Mary Graves of v irco’- was secord and Nel lie Colby cf Ft. Atkinson, third. Waupaca Takes First in Contest. New Riihmond. —Leo Johnson of Waupaca took first placa in the state declamatory contest of the Wisconsin Lyceum bureau here. Frank McNally of New’ Richmond was second and Maxw’ell C oodrich of Ft. Atkinson, third. River Boat Is Beached. Oshkosh.—The passenger steamer Anona struck a deadhead about four miles out of Winueconne and was beached or a small island in the Fox River. There were three passengers ; aboard. State Bank Authorized. Madison.—Commissioner of Banking , Kuolt issued a certificate authorizing the States Bank cf Gilman, Taylor | county, to begin business with SIO,OOO | capital. Fire destroys Tailor Shop. | Elroy.—".'ne tailor shop of C. C. Kautz was destroyed by fire caused by ! the explos on of gasoline. The mer chandise stock of K. O. Knutson and the shoe stock of L. Llllehammer were damaged. Japanese Professor Speaks. Madison —Dr. Shosuke Sato, rector of the Coliege of Agriculture at Sap poro. Japtn, spoke to University of Wisconsin students on the raoral and religious regeneration of Japan. Gives Autos to Friends. Edgerton.—The generosity of Miss Florence ?hild, supposed to be >:he wealthiest woman in Edgerton if not in the state, is again demonstrated by the purchasing of five automobiles of a local 3rm and presenting them to her friendi. Western Bankers to Meet. La Cros3e. —The annual meeting of group 7 of the Wisconsin Bankers’ as sociation will be held in tins city June 3. Rules on Eugenic Lav*. Madison.—The attorney general to day gave an opinion for t&e district attorney of Burnett county, that the eugenic law’ does not forbid a Wiscon sin man fiotn going to Minnesota, mar rying a Minnesota girl, and returning to Wiscor sin. Tetanus Victim Dies. Fond du Lac. —Mrs. Sarah Graham. 17 years >ld, stepped on a rasty ail! two weeks ago and is dead, as m re enlt ot I®tanas. SALOON RULING MADE NON-USE OF BUILDING FOR * S YEARS BARS NEW LICENSE. State Supreme Court Rules That Where Baker Law Ratio Is Ex ceeded Surrender Is Final. Madison. —When a property used for saloon purposes is abandoned for three years, au attempt is n ade to again use it as a saloon and there is already an excess of the number of saloons in that locality allo\’*“* v ~ the Baker law, no license may legally „'e issuea, even if on the date when tr>e Baker law went into effect the prem ises were devoted to saloon purposes, according to a decision of the Wis consin supreme court. The case arose in the town of Wa beno, Forest county. The town board granted William Koch a license for the year beginning July 1, 191”, and the validity of that license wns at tacked. At the trial it was shown that the premises occupied by Koch were used for saloon purposes on June 30, 1907, when the Baker law, limiting the number of saloons in any licensing district to one to each 250 inhabitants or fraction thereof, but permitting existing saloon locations to be relicensed as long as used for saloon purposes, went into effect. The Koch premises were not used for sa loon purposes from July 1, 1907, until Jan. 24, 1911, when the town board again granted a license for a saloon there. When the Baker law went in to effect there were ten saloons in the town of Wabeno, but when Koch was arrested there were eleven saloons there. The population of the town is 1,877. The court holds that the nonuse of the building for saloon purposes for three years is a virtual abandonment of the building for the purpose and hence the village board could not law fully relicense it. NUMBER 13 CAUSES INJURY Woman Member of Hoodoo Party Leaps From Auto at First Inti mation of Danger. Racine. —Superstitious fear of the number “thirteen” prompted Mrs. Robert Sander to leap from an auto bus at the approach to the open draw of the Main street bridge, sustaining serious injuries and being taken to a hospital in an unconscious condition. Mrs. Sander with thirteen other guests had been in attendance at the wedding of her brother, Edward Thompson, and when the “joy ride” was proposed, she at first objected on the ground that there were just thir teen in the party. Consenting, after much reluctance, she became so un nerved when the machine approached the open draw, that she leaped back ward from her seat, striking on her head. VICE BOARD REVIEWS WORK Commission May Decide No Further Hearings in Badger Cities Are Necessary. Madison. —Senator Howard Teas dale of Sparta, chairman of the Wis consin vice commission, is in Madi son arranging for a meeting of the commission here on May 27. All the members of the body are expected to attend and plans will be made for fur ther work. Mr. Teasdale said that to hearing would be held hero at pres ent, if at all. Hearings by the com mission have been held in Superior, La Crosse, Ashland, Rhinelander and Sheboygan. It may be that when the committee meets next week it will conclude that no further hearings are necessary. State License Granted. Madison. —No club or association can furnish liquor to its members without a liquor license. The holding of a United States government license by a club operating in dry territory is prima facie evidence of a violation of the excise laws of this state. These statements were made by Attorney General Owen in an opinion to Dis trict Attorney R. N. Nelson, of Dane county. Osteopaths Pick Woman. Fond du Lac. —For the first time in its history, a Wisconsin osteopathic association elected a woman for its president, Dr. Ora L. Gage, Oshkosh, being the choice. Find Vein of Iron Ore. La Crosse. —An iron ore vein, twen ty feet below the surface anl 100 feet through, has been discovered on the farm of Tolef Anderson, near Victory, this county. Parole For Madison Physician. Madison. —The state boarj of con trol at W'aupun granted a parole to Dr. A. R. Law of Madison, who is serv ing a three year term in the state prison. Sunstroke Case Appealed. Mrdison. —An appeal has been taken :'rom ttc judgment of the industrial commission in the compensation case of Albertina Tank against the indus trial commission and the city of Mil waukee. Duck Lays Black E(igtt. Skidmore. —Mrs. Martin Carden, a successful poultry raiser, is the own er of a duck that lays black eggs. It i, \jl the common white variety and exactly like its mates. Cadets to Honor Veterans. Lake Geneva. —Sunday Memorial day exercises were gvea for the Grand Army of Walwort i -county by the officers and cadets the North western Military and Naval academy at Lake Geneva. Girl Champion Speller. Ashland. —Eleanor Lampson San bsrn is the champion speller c f coun ty schools in Ashland count}'. She will be a .guest of state fair officials at: Milwaukee in September Want Road Aid Repealed. Manitowoc.—The county board in session here asks the next legislature to repeal the state highway law. Seven petitions, representing that number of towns, were presented to the board at it r meeting. Fry Will 3e Planted. Janesvil) —The newly organized Junesville Rod and Gun club has se cured a half carload of fry from the state hatchery at De'afleld, whl-ch will be received for planting in Hock river. KAREL JOINS PAGE FOG GOVERNORSHIP MILWAUKEE JUDGE ANNOUNCES HIS CANDIDACY FOR DEMO CRATIC NOMINATION. ACCEPTS CALL FRO“ 10.000 Conference of Karel Supporters Held in Milwaukee—Sentiment in Favor cf Holding a State Convention Shown Milwaukee. —Judge John C. Karel is a candidate for the democratic nomination for governor. He made his announcement at a conference of friends and supporters from all parts of the state who gathered here. The judge’s announcement was made in re sponse to a call that he become a can didate signed by 10,752 names of demo crats from the state, without includ ing Milwaukee county. Aside from the announcement of Judge Karel’s candidacy the time of the convention was taken up by a dis-, cussiou of the subject of a state con vention. It was shown to be the sen timent of a large majority of those present that a state convention should be held and a motion was adopted calling on those members of the state central committee who were present at the conference to urge on the democratic state central commit tee, at its meeting June 1, the advisa bility of calling a convention. Among those present from the state were Assemblyman James Dolan, Platteville; Senator L. G Kellogg, Ripon; Assemblyman A. M. Paul, Frank Morris, Milton Junction; D. H. Grady, Portage; P. A. Eadour, Oconto; Dr. O’Reilly. Merrill; H. G. Fischer, John F. Walsh, W. S. Henry, Jeffer son; L. A. Lange, E. W. Clark, Fond du Lac; Ed Kretlow, Wausau; S. Holmes Daubner, Waukesha; Col. El. I. "Weed, D. McDonald, W. C. Kimball Oshkosh; C. G. Wilcox, Depore; Assemblyman J. C. Guidice, Schleisingerville; J. Ma honey, La Crosse, and others. ANNUAL MAY FETE IS HELD University of Wisconsin Co-eds Wel come Spring With Exercises on Campus at Madison. Madison. —The green of the upper campus was a fairyland when the Uni versity of Wisconsin women held their annual May fete. A class inarch, led by the seniors in cap and gown, be gan the festivities. Celebrating the triumph cf spring the next group of dances suggested the gradual change from the dull browns and soft greens of early spring to the bright hues of the long, warm days. The closing maypole dance, belonging by tradition to the freshmen, was a joyful, weaving mass of bright color. And the pole about which the gay dancers reveled was taken from the firsr. tree cut down when clearing the ground for Lathrop hall. The presentation, g.ven under the direction of Miss Blanche M. Trilling, director of the women’s gym nasium, was prepared for in regular class periods. No extra prhctice was required of the participants. The cos tumes, planned and made by the de partment of home economics, were fur nished without'cost to the girls. The May fete celebration was first held at the University of Wisconsin in 1905 and has now become a regu lar university function. .Added inter est was given last year by developing a connected theme in the groups of dances. SPORTSMEN S EFFORTS PAY Stocking of Lakes and Streams Near Superior With Game Fish Brings Results Superior.—The time and energy ex pended in the last few years by mem bers of the Douglas County Fish and Game Protective league stocking the lakes and streams of the county with fish are beginning to show big results, according to fishermen returning from angling expenditions to points near Superior. It is estimated that during the last three years more than 1,000,000 fry, principally trout, have been planted and these are now reaching the size where they furnish pleasurable activity for those respon sible for their presence in local wa ters, as well as the visiting followers of Izaak Walton. Even the St. Louis river, which had been all but “fished out,” is yielding good catches and the streams and lakes further inland are doing better than ever. 42 Graduate at Antigo. A.ntigo.—Forty-two will graduate from Antigo high school June 4. The class mono is "Not at the Top, But Climbing.” Shipment of Furs Disappears. Eau Claire. —Twelve hundred dol lars’ worth of furs shipped by express from Eau Claire to a Milwaukee firm disappeared mysteriuosly between here and Chippewa Falls. Investiga tion so far has revealed no clew. Heavy Rains Check Fires. Wausau. —Almost two inches of rain in upper Wisconsin valley effectually checked forest fires. The dry ground absorbed much of the water and there is no fear of flood. High Price Paid for Beef. Monroe. —A p.-ice of $12.50 a pound was paid for a prize Holstein bull by Fritz Karien of this city. The animal’s weight is estimated i.t about 1,200 pounds, which figures a total of $15,000. Antigo Cads Bond Election. Antigo.—A special election to con firm the action of the old council in the purchase of the water works from W. G. Maxcy was called for June lt> at the commissioner's meeting. Pope Greets Bisiop Fox. Green Bay.—A dispatch from Rome rays that Biibop J seph J. Fox of. Green Bay, Wis., Bishop John McCort of Philadelphia and Bishop John Ward of Leavenworth, Kas., have been re- j ceived in private audience by the pope. ; Summit Pioneer Diet. Oconomowoc. —Ja*ob Hni, pne eZ the pioneers of Wauke3ha county an< of Summit township, passed away to day at his home in Dousma:r BOTH FOOD AND RELISIt GREEN PEPPERB BHOULD ALe WAYS BE ON MENU. Many Combinations In Which The/ May Be Employed — Stuffed With Beef, Veal, Chicken or Flail They Are Delicious. Green peppers are used with equal l success as a decoration and as aj foundation. There are numberless combinations that may be worked out! with peppers, and they should be used in some form ©very day during that season. A pepper roJlsh may be mac e ey chopping the peppers quite fine, either alone or with cucumbers, onions of green tomatoes. After being seeded! and all scalded the chopped peppers* are salted very dightly and covered with boiling vinegar. A little radish may be added. To make pepper vegetable has!i rurf through a food chopper sufficient ool<* boiled potatoes and uncooked seeded peppers to make three-quarters of a! pint each. Add a quarter of a pint rtf chopped onion and the pepper Juice.! Mix and season with salt Mel t two tablespoonfuls of butter In a frying pan, then two tablespoonfuln of milk or* stock. Cook until browned on one side, then turn It over like an omelet and brown on the other side. Almost anything may be used for filling In peppers. Finely shaved pep pers are a good addition to almost any salad, and a particularly good sandwich Is made from any sort of coarse flour bread well bu terel and with a filling of shaved peppers, over which a little olive oil lias beet* dripped. Peppers are also very good when fried in olive oil and served with beefsteak. They may be mixed with onions and piled around the 1 steak In a covered dish and left to mellow. Stuffed With Beef.—Take one on ion, eight green peppers, one pound of lean raw beef, one egg une tea spoonful of salt, one-elghtL teaepoon ful of pepper, one tablespoonlul ot onion grated or chopped very fine. Cut off the tops of the peppers and remove the seeds. Mix ihe meat with the egg and the seasoning and f 11 the peppers with this mixture. Piit the onion In the stewpan and Just cover with water. Put the peppers In this and stew until they are done. Stuffed With Veal or Chicken. — Take some ituge peppers, soak them a few days in salt and water, changing the water constantly to make them less pungent. Cut out the velr that makes them so hot and stuff them with finely chopped veal or chicken seasoned with salt, butter, a little onion and parsley, some sweet herbs and crumbs of bread. Stuff the pep pers and fry in butter. Serve with a rich gravy. Stuffed With Salmon. —Cut the stem end from groen peppers and scoop out the seeds. Make a salad with one can of salmon, one teaspoorful of pepper seeds, on? cupful of chopped celery and sweet pickles. Mix: with thick mayonnaise. Stuff the pepper shells and serve cn lettuce leaves. A stuffed olive or piece of parsley may bn tucked in the end of the pepper as a garnish. Stuffed With Oysters.—Remove the stems and seeds from sirs green pep pers. Parboil twenty-five oysters In their own liquor and season with salt. Chop fine half of a large pepper and one very small onion, and fry in but ter. Mix the fried pepper and onion and oysters together, and add bread climbs until the stuffing is of suit able consistency. Stuff the peppers, dot with butter and bake until brown. These may be served with tomato sauce or with cream sauce. Baking Powder Biscuits Three cupfuls of flour, one tcaspoon ful salt and one of sugar ard four teaspoonfuls of baking powder. Mix dry ingredients thoroughly, then work in well one heaping tiblespoonful of lard. Mix, not too soft, with milk; shape with the hands, put Into pan and bake 20 to 30 minutes in quick even. Prune Roly Poly. Cook one-half pound of prunes untl! tender, stone and add a cup of sugar and juice of half a lemon. Make a dough from two cupfuls of flour, two tea-spoonfuls of baking powder and a heaping tablespoonful of butter. Roll out; half an inch thick, cover with the prunes, roll together, steam one hour and serve. a Buttermilk Bread. I3ift four cupfuls flour, add ono-fourth teaspoonful salt, one teaspoonful sugar, one teaspoonful soda, two tea spoonfuls of cream of tartar, one well bentan egg and enough buttermilk to make u soft dough. Knead lightly, lay on a buttered tin and bake In hot oven 35 minutes. This makes one loaf. Tomato and Anchovy Salad. Peel tomatoes, scoop out Inside care fully, sprinkle Inside with salt and allovr to stand in a cool place half an hour or longer. Fill tomatoes with a mixture of finely chopped celery and mayonnaise, adding a little caviar, if desired. Place on lettuce and garnish with mayonnaise and two anchovies placed across the top. Lemon Tarts. Mix w?H together the Juice and graced rind of two lemons, two cup fuls of sugar, two eggs and the crumb* of sponge cake, beat it all together until smooth, put into 12 pattypans lined with puffpaate and bake until the crust Is done. When You 801 l Cabbage. When boiling cabbage try placing a small vessel of vinegar on the back of the stove. The odor of the cabbage will not be so unpleasant If this la done. To Remove lodine Stains. [f lodine is spilled on linen or cot ton, pour boiling hot starch ovor stain. Repeat twice within ai hour, and the stain will disappear.—Mother's Maga zine. Keeping Bciascn: Handy. A colored ribbon tied to sc ssora will save many minutes otherwise spent in looking for them, especially If they are used by children, who forget where they have left them A bit of ribbon is always sure to show where scissors are half bidden urdrr sewing or papers. To Remove Finger Marks. TANARUS je easy to remove finger narks from woodwork by applying a clean cloth dipped In kerosene. Then wipa wrii-h a cloth wring out of hot vatet.