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E. B. TH AYER. Editor and Prop.-VOL. LIII.
Marathon County’s Fourth Contingent of
Selected Men (Volunteers) Highly
Honored Before Departure
Leaving Home on a Glorious Day; Escorted to the
Train by Thousands of Our Citizens; Band Played
Whistles Blew; Crowd Cheered
The realization of war is constantly
brought home to us. On Friday morn
ing. March 29, 1918, the fourth con
tingent of selected men from Mara
thon county, numbering thirty-one, de
parted for Camp Grant, Rockford, 111
Last Thursday afternoon the boys
wore notified to appear at the court
house before the exemption boards, at
which time they were inducted into
the military service of the United
States. They were given instructions
and took the oath, and immediately
following entered into the service of
their country. During the afternoon
they also had their pictures taken.
The Rotary club of Wausau had
planned a banquet in honor of the
boys, which was to have been served
at the First Methodist church by the
ladies, on Thursday evening, but it
was impossible to gc-t all the boys
together on that evening, so it was
necessary to cancel this affair. The
boys, however, living in Wausau, spent
the evening at their respective homes
with relatives and friends. Tickets
for the Bijou theatre were given each
boy on Thursday for the evening
show, and ail those who wanted to go
to this moving picture house could
do so.
On Good Friday morning, at an early
hour, our citizens began to gather at
the court house square to get in line
for the parade and do honor to the
members of the contingent leaving on
this day on a special train on the Mil
waukee & St. Paul railroad for Camp
Grant. Citizens, young and old, and
from every walk in life took part in
the big parade and escorted the boys
to the depot. The line of march was
headed by the band followed by the
Tenth Separate Company in full uni
form, the exemption boards, selected
men, school children carrying flags,
and lastly citizens. The procession
was formed on the corner of Fourth
and Jefferson streets, during which
time the band gave a concert in the
band stand on the court house square,
followed by the march down Third
street, turning on Scott and going di
rectly to the coaches awaiting them,
where they left with smiling faces
and will prepare to fight for a worthy
cause.
Upon arriving at the place where
the hoys entrained, the band played
several patriotic selections, while the
fathers, mothers, sisters, brothers and
friends of the boys crowded around
them to bid them farewells and God-
Speed. Tear-stained faces were in
evidence, but even so the boys were
as brave as any that have left Wau
sau and Marathon county, and as the
train started to move away from the
immense crowd, every one cheered,
whistles blew and the band played,
and helped in a large measure to
console “the folks at home’’ that the
boys were leaving for a worthy and
needy cause, and one for which we
must make big sacrifices if necessary.
A large number of Marathon county
boys are now stationed at Camp Grant,
and we can feel assured that wdien this
contingent reached camp they were
met with open arms by boys from
here, who have been there for some
time. They will get-to-gethef and talk
about a great many things. For in
stance the boys who nave been at
this camp for some time will want to
know about every body back home,
etc., etc., while the boys leaving here
on Friday will be getting more and
more anxious about the work they are
supposed to do for Uncle Sam, and
will keep the full fledged Marathon
county soldiers at Camp Grant busy
answering questions as to the novelty
of the training for war work and so
forth.
The following were members of this
contingent:
FIRST DISTRICT
Frank M. Braun, Racine.
Frank McHugh, Edgar.
Raymond L. Barrett, Spencer.
William J. Spencer. Stratford.
George Hellwig, Wausau.
Sylvester F. Adrians, Milwaukee.
Theodore Wimmer, Wausau.
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Thomas McHugh, Edgar.
Geo. J. Altenberg, Dancy.
Arthur G. Gauerke, Athens.
Ilenry Plautz, Merrill.
Rudolph H. Wenzel, Edgar.
Henry J. Zuelke, Stratford.
William L. Laessig, Stratford.
Marvin Heimerl, Athens.
Bernhard H. Werner, North Dakota.
SECOND DISTRICT
Anton A. Weber, Wausau.
Joe Kramer, Wausau.
Geo. J. Kumbera, Wausau.
John Thomas Cier, Wausau.
Ben 11. Wegner, Wausau.
Edward F. Madutz, Wausau.
Otto A. Egner, Wausau.
Arthur G. Burk, Wausau.
Paul O. Tessmer, Wausau.
George R. Schoenfeld, Wausau.
Wenceslaus Yeromin, Mosinee.
Janies G. Walker, Wausau.
Abraham Wiesner, Wausau.
George Kutcliera, Wausau.
Earl A. Moody. Wausau.
Frank C. Weber, Wausau.
H. H. Davis, secretary of the Wausau
Y. M. C. A. accompanied the men to
Camp Grant, having been notified to do
so by the International committee of
the Y. M. C. A. He will return home
this week.
NOTES
Ben H. Wegner was appointed to take
charge of the contingent of men until
they arrived at Camp Grant. He ap
pointed James G. Walker and George
R. Schoenfeld to assist him in this
work.
Each man was suplied with a com
fort kit made by the patriotic ladies
of Wausau under the direction of Mrs.
John M. Lull. These kits contain ev
erything imaginable to sew with, such
as scissors, thread, needles, buttons,
pins, etc.
Each of the men also carried a
book given out from the camp library
collection sent in to the Wausau public
library. This is anew way of get
ting cantonment libraries established,
and getting away with the expense of
sending them after the boys have ar
rived at camp. The collection taken
by the boys on Friday left quite a
hole in the pack accumulated for this
purpose, and it is hoped our citizens
will get busy and donate some before
the fifth contingent leave, so that all
the men going on that day may be
supplied. The boys going on Wednes
day have a trip of four days on the
train, as they entrain for Fort Wor
den, Washington, and it is necessary
that they have good reading material
enroute.
Among the men going in the fourth
contingent were Ben H. Wegner and
George R. Schoenfeld, (jvo volunteers,
who have been in the government ser
vice for some time, holding responsible
positions at the Wausau post office.
Both resigned from lucrative posi
tions to enter into the military ser
vice as ordinary soldiers for S3O per
montlv Mr. Wegner and Mr. Schoen
feld received beautiful pipes from the
post office force before their depart
ure, and were also presented with
handsome wrist watches from the
Tenth Separate company of Wausau,
having been members of this military
unit.
James G. Walker, who has held a
position with Anderson Brothers &
Johnson, also resigned, and volun
teered for immediate military service.
This firm presented Mr. Walker with
a handsome wrist watch on Thursday
evening, as an evidence of esteem
by which he was held. He was also
presented with a beautiful meer
schaum pipe and a large supply of to
bacco, gifts from Mr. and Mrs. J. R.
Green.
It seems to be customary to pre
sent the boys with some remembrance
upon their departure for training
camps, and from ail reports, the fourth
contingent were well remembered.
FIFTH CONTINGENT
On Wednesday the fifth contingent
of Marathon county selected men de
part for Fort Worden, Washington:
Ninety-one will leave at this time.
tofliusftu iMi pilot
JOSEPH E. DAVIES
A Great Speech Delivered in Wausau
On Thursday Evening by the
Candidate for U. S. Senator
Last Thursday evening the opera
house could hardly contain the large
audience, which gathered to listen
to the patriotic address of Joseph E.
Davies, democratic candidate for the
United States Senate. At 8 o’clock,
Mr. Davies appeared on the platform
and was given a greeting seldom ac
corded to a public man by a Wausau
audience. He w r as accompanied by
Attorney Fred W. Genrich, -chairman
of the evening.
C. H. Ingraham conducted the sing
ing of patriotic airs previous to the
address. He has the happy faculty
of making everybody sing.
Mr. Genrich, after a few brief re
marks in which he emphasized the
necessity of a sure and success
ful outcome of the present war
was far more important in the minds
of the people, than were the questions
of party politics, introduced Mr.
Davies, who, at the outset, paid a high
compliment to our city and its people,
having come to know many of our
prominent men by frequent visits to
Wausau.
Mr. Davies talked for nearly two
hours, the major part of his address
was upon the present world war. He
covered the great question in a most
masterful way and with an earnest
ness which carried conviction to the
minds of those who listened to him.
No piatter whether the man who heard
him was for or against him, politically
in order to be true to himself, was
compelled to admit that it was the best
and most convincing speech on the war
situation, in all its phases, that had
been delivered here. What he had to
say was said fearlessly and in langu
age plainly understood. When he
had finished there was not a man in
the audience who did not know right
where he stopd on the vital questions
of the day and what he would do if
elected. He placed himself square on
record, thus:
“I pledge you that I will aggressive
ly support President Wilson, that this
war may be conclusively won. This
is a war against war—a war *.o insure
the future peace of the world. My
support shall be constructive not criti
cal: it shall be helpful not harassing;
it shall be directed toward aiding not
hindering the conduct of the war. I
shall fight all effort that looks toward
hindering its progress or hampering
protection to our fighting men.
“I firmly believe in the justice of
our cause. I believe that this war is
a conflict to determine which set of
moral principles shall rule the world
and civilization, and I take pride in
the leadership of my country in this
fight for the masses of men against the
material power and world-grasping
ambition of the military masters of
Germany, who threaten all that we
have that we have or may hope for
and would impose the rule of the
sword and the power of might upon
the world. I believe that the issue
of the conflict will determine whether
the gospel of Calvary or the theory of
the Corsican, the rule of Christian
justice or the rule of power shall
sway the future civilization of the
world.
“I shall at all times stand for the
protection of American lives and honor
and the perpetuation of those interna
tional rules of conduct which are the
expression of centuries of development
and one of the foundations of civiliza
tion.
On the political situation he re
marked that:
“Party politicians are trying to whip
up old partisan feeling. It won’t work.
This is the most serious time of the
war. It is our war now. We must
win the war.” It was his reply to the
charge of partisanship by republican
leaders taking part in the Lenroot
campaign. He continued:
“The responsibilities are lodged with
the commander-in-chief of the army
and navy—the president of the United
States. The task he has is a colossal
one. The burdens of President Lin
coln. Nothing could be more unfor
tunate than disunion between the ex
ecutive and legislative branches of <he
government. For three years respon
sibility of winning this war by the
people. He has called to his assist
ance some 01 the ablest and best
qualified republicans, such as Messrs.
Cochrane, Vanderlip. Davidson, Hoov
er. and others. The task that con
fronts him is the most tremendous task
that has ever confronted any man. It
will exhaust our greatest generosity.
If there ever was a time when patriot
ism demanded that politics be forgot
ten it is now.
“How does Wisconsin want to help?
Does it wish to help begrudgingly and
critically, or generously and directly?
If the character of help which my op
ponent is to offer in the future is to be
measured by his present criticism and
his attacks upon the commander-in
chief of the army, then Wisconsin will
not give through his election the full
measure of help which this country
is expecting. The great undercurrents
j of the people are moving swiftly and
I strongly with the purposes and desires
1 to uphold the man who is bearing their
J burden.
“That is what is giving so much
consternation and panic in the oppos
! ing camp. I repeat again, as I have
Jon every occasion, Uiat I seek the
J support of all men who want to help
I their president and I seek the senate
| as an American and not as a partisan.”
Indirectly answering Gov. Philipp's
speech of Wednesday, Mr. Davies said:
"There are those who say that the
government is permitting profiteering
j and that this has justified Socialism.
This is an insult to some of the finest
men in the government. It is an insult
to the republicans and democrats who
have been helping to win the war when
others sit on the sidelines and criticize.
It is an attempt to create, false ani-
W/4liSAli f W!s,, TIIESPAY, APRIL 2, 1918.
mosities in an hour of peril. If some
of the people who do nothing but criti
cize would have* President Wilson’s
job I would like to see how far they
could get. There is a real menace in
the preachments of men who ought to
know better. They are trying to put
a cloak over the eyes of the people
and bury them in economic issues
when civilization is in jeopardy. You
want criticism when tne sky is clear,
but when the seas are heavy you do
not want criticism, but help.”
“The words of the vice president,”
said Mr. Davies, “have been misstated
by republican politicians. Vice Presi
dent Marshall is a man of the greatest
patriotism and ’.he distortion that is
being practiced will not get very far
with the people. Mr. Marshall did
not impugn the loyalty of republicans,
except a few who ha ,r e gone wrong.
What Mr. Marshall said about these
was nothing to what the two republi
can candidates were saying about each
other just before the primary.’’
EASTER PROGRAM
On Easter morning an appropriate
program was given at the First Meth
odist church by the Sunday school
children, the choir and others. Fol
lowing the organ prelude, “Angel’s
Serenade,” played by Prof. C. L. Hoyt,
the “Star Spangled Banner” was sung
by all present, and the flag salute
given. The regular prayer, response,
responsive reading, offertory, etc., was
given, and the singing of the hymn,
“Christ the Lord.” Caro! Jane Ander
son was next on the program, and
gave a reading, “Beginners.” Dean
Crawford rendered a violin solo .“Men
delssohn’s Spring Song.” A solo num
ber, entitled “The Resurrection” was
taken by Mrs. E. L. Boehm. “The
Little Boy Who Was Afraid to Die,”
was a reading given by Mildred Hud
son. The Methodist church choir fol
lowed with an anthem, “Hosanna.” A
group of two songs, “The Blue Birds”
and “Lily Bells Ring” were sung by
the girls from the Junior department
of the Sunday school. “How Betsy
Made the Flag,” and "Little White
Snow Drops” were two songs rendered
by the Primary department. Bernice
Page and Angues Koch were on the
program for a recitation, “An Easter
Story.” Miss Dickert’s Sunday school
class sang, “The Little Flowers Came
Thru the Ground.” The next three
numbers included a cornet solo, “Ser
enade” by J. E. Cole; song, “March”
by Miss Carter’s Sunday school class,
and a song, “Sacred Lullaby” by the
Ladies’ Chorus. The program closed
with a song out of the hymnal and
the organ postlude, “Grand Choeur.”
EASTER SONG SERVICE
An Easter song service in the na
ture of a union service was given
at the First Presbyterian church Sun
day evening. The program opened
with an organ prelude, “Processional
to Calvary” (from “The Crucifixion”)
The choir then rendered a group of
two songs, “Fling Wide the Gates”
and “Jerusalem.” Rev. D. J. Williams
gave the scripture reading, after
which a hymn was sung by all pres
ent. “They Have Taken Away My
Lord” and “Christ Is Risen” were the
next two songs given by the choir.
Prayer and organ response followed,
after which the offering was taken up.
At this time Mr. Ward played the
harp offertory. The Ladies’ Chorus
sang, “List’ The Cherubic Hosts”
(from “The Holy City”) with harp
accompaniment. Rev. Williams gave
a short address on the Easter season.
The last number given by the choir
was “Te Deum in B Flat.” This was
followed by the singing of the “Star
Spangled Banner,” benediction and
“Easter Postlude.” Mrs. P. L. Sisson
is director of the choir, and Miss
Wanda Hopp the organist. The pro
gram was a delightful one, and also
appropriate to the day. A large num
ber were present to enjoy an evening
of song.
RED CROSS NOTES
The Junior Red Cross society of the
Franklin school has recently sent in an
excellent report of finished articles
made by the pupils of that school.
On Wednesday evening of this week
the Knowlton Dancy Red Cross branch
are going to give a benefit Easter
dance at the Adam Feit hall.
Boxes are containing finished ar
ticles, such as, muslin bandages,
knitted goods, hospital garments, etc.,
are constantly coming into the head
quarters from various branch organ
izations throughout the county.
Various schools in the city and
county have turned in financial re
ports on the results of the Junior Red
Cross campaign, and all have made
a very good showing.
Four boxes of clothing were sent
to Washington the past week as a
response to the appeal made by the
Belgian Relief commission for cloth
ing for the women aaa children of
the warring districts.
A large box of bed jackets, pajamas,
hospital jackets, undershirts, under
drawers, gauze dressings, sweaters,
socks, wristlets, helmets and mufflers
were sent to the Central Division at
Chicago Friday from the local Red
Cross headquarters.
FIRE DEPARTMENT CALLS
The first grass fire of the season
occurred on South Fifth avenue, be
tween Porter and West streets at two
o’clock Thursday afternoon. No. 4 re
sponded. No damage resulted.
Nos. 1 and 2 were called at 9:45
o’clock Friday morning to the Mara
thon County Agricultural school build
ing on Stewart avenue, to quench a
blaze in the. roof of that institution,
caused by the burning of paper in the
furnace, a large flaming sheet of which
alighted on the roof of the building and
set fire to the roofing. Chemicals were
again brought into use by the fire
laddies and averted more serious re
sults. The damage amounts to about
$75.00.
At 4:15 o’clock Friday afternoon
No. 1 turned out to attend a blaze
on the roof of the Harry Schuler home
jon Grant street. Slight damage was
' done.
VILLAGE HALL DEDICATED
The new village hall at Edgar was
dedicated this afternoon. The dedi
catory address was made by C. B.
Bird, and a concert was given by the
Fourth Regiment band of this city.
All places of business were closed
and was made a banner day for
the village.
LECTURE ON CHRISTIAN SCIENCE
At ML Sinai Temple last Tuesday
evening a lecture on Christian Science
was given by Clarence W. Chadwick.
C. S. P., member of the Board of Lec
tureship of the Mother Church, the
First Chrj-ch of Christ Scientist, in
Boston, N-ass., entitled “Christian
Science, a Religion of Right Thinking.”
A resume of the lecture is given in
this issue of the Pilot
OCCURRENCES OF LONG AGO.
ITEMS OF NEWS BOILED DOWN FROM THE
WAUSAU PILOT THIRTY-THREE YEARS AGO
Tuesday, August 20, 1884
Roller skating rink will be opened
on the 15th.
Last Wednesday, Dr. Wylie’s horse
became frightened at Kelly and ran
to the barn in Wausau. The sulky
was left behind to be shipped home
by freight.
Jos. Barnard, the house mover, is
entitled to much credit for the scien
tific and speedy manner in which he
moved, and put into position the
Pilot’s large power press. When “Joe”
takes hold of a thing something has
got to move, and move lively.
Ed. and Frank Kelly are about to
erect a shingle mill on Mowe Brook,
a tributary of the Big Eau Claire.
Dr. Gordon, formerly located in this
city, before the war, but now of Han
nibal, Mo., is in Wausau, visiting
friends. It is eighteen years since
the doctor was last h°re.
C. J. Winton and Neal Brown are
up on Eagle river getting material
for a romantic fish story. F. P. Stone
went the latter part of last week to
verify said stories if said stories are
consistent.
Last Friday the following ladies
went up to Eagle river on a fishing
excursion: Miss Ida Thomas, Ella
Smith, Maggie Stewart and Mrs. A.
B. Wilcox.
On Wednesday morning last, W. D.
Murray of this city, and Miss Agnes
S. Burnett of Manitowoc, were united
in marriage at the residence of the
bride’s parents, Rev. Craig officiating.
On Sunday night about twelve o’-
clock, the barn and stables of A. W.
Smith, register of deeds, of the town
DAVIES ONLY
MAN WHO CAN
BEAT BERGER
National Committeeman Martin
Analyzes Primary Vote—Says
Lenroot Was Saved by
Democratic Vote.
Joseph Martin, Democratic National
committeeman, in a statement issued
In Milwaukee, refuted the published
statement of Chairman West of the Re
publican State Central committee, that
support of Congressman Lenroot was
necessary to defeat Victor L. Berger,
the Socialist candidate.
“All can agree upon one proposi
tion,” •saiC Jlr. Martin, “and that is
that Berger is the menace in the sen
atorial election, not only to Wisconsin,
but to America. The question to be
determined purely from an American
and not from a p. rtisan viewpoint Is
whether Joseph E. Davies, the Demo
cratic nominee for senator, or Con
gressman Lenroot, the Republican
nominee, should be picked to make
certain Berger’s defeat.
“Chairman West seeks to demon
strate by the primary vote that Mr.
Lenroot can muster more support in
the election than Mr. Davies. The fact
is, as Chairman West and Mr. Lenroot
himself well know, the Republican par
ty would today be under the, odium of
having nominated La Follette’s candi
date had it not been for the support
given Mr. Lenroot in the primaries by
loyal Democrats.
Saved G. O. P. Disgrace.
“It is safe to say that at least 25,000
Democrats went into the Republican
primaries and voted for Mr. Lenroot
for the sole purpose of saving one of
the great major parties of the country
from the disgrace of naming the La
Follette candidate. The Lenroot man
agers themselves, in public appeals is
sued through the press, called on loyal
Democrats to support Mr. Lenroot In
the primaries. In these appeals they
advanced the argument that inasmuch
as the nomination of Mr. Davies by the
Democrats appeared certain, It was the
duty of the Democrats as Americans
to aid the Republicans in nominating
Mr. Lenroot.
“With that fact established, and It
cannot be denied by the Lenroot lead
ers who issued these appeals, it Is
easy to demonstrate from the primary
returns that Democratic voters brought
about Mr. Lenroot’s nomination.
“Even with this aid irom Democrats,
Mr. Lenroot only defeated Thompson,
according to the returns, by 2,597. This
slight margin is proof of the weakness
of Mr. Lenroot’s candidacy. This
weakness grows when it is appreciated
that thousands of those who voted for
Mr. I.enroot in the primaries voted for
him solely to prevent the nomination
of Mr. Thompson and will not support
him in the election.
100 Per Cent Loyal.
“Now. as to the respective strength
of Mr. Davies and Mr. Lenroot. Mr.
Davies is 100 per cent loyal. The pres
ident of the United States has an
nounced to the nation that Mr. Davies
has ‘proved true’ upon all the ques
tions relating to the war, both before
and since the United States was forced
Into the conflict with Germany. Mr.
Davies has nothing to defend. Can as
much be said for Mr. Lenroot? Presi
dent Wilson has said that the McLe
more resolution, the embargo issue and
the armed neutrality measure present
ed the first opportunity to supply the
acid test in our country to disclose
true loyalty and genuine Americanism.
Mr. Lenroot’s attitude upon these three
great vital issues was obstructive. Will
the loyal voters of Wisconsin —and I
am proud to say that they far outnum
ber the disloyalists In the state —be
more apt to support the man who has
•proved true’ or the man who was an
obstructionist in a critical period in
the nation’s history? The answer Is
obvious. Davies is the man behind
whom loyal Wisconsin should unite to
defeat Berger.
Can’t Better Primary Vote.
“Lenroot will not add to his primaiy
vote on election day. He was stronger
in the primaries than he will be In the
oipcTton.j-Davies’ v<*e Lu. tijfaPSlinartea
of Berlin, was discovered on fire and
burned to the ground. Mr. Smith
loses all of his wheat and hay to
gether with forty head of sheep.
Anew lumbering firm was formed
last week, Messrs. George Gumaer and
William Dickey, entering into partner
ship for the purpose of conducting an
extensive logging and lumbering busi
ness.
The Good Templars of this city have
given up their charter. This action
was brought about by the lack of in
terest and funds.
Judge Marchetti addressed a large
meeting of Germans at Grand Rapids
last Saturday on the issues of the day.
The Juniors of Wausau went to
Knowlton Sunday and played a game
of base ball with the Knowltons of
that place. The game was called at
2 p. ni., and after a two hours con
test. resulted in a score of 20 to 3,
in favor of the Juniors. McCrossen
and Beilis was the battery of the
Juniors. CharLo McCrossen made a
three base hit, which was an eye
opener to the Knowltons. Fly balls
couldn’t keep out of the hands’of the
Juniors, and in fact the Wausau boys
had everything about their own way.

Last Thursday the new hotel, The
Northern, on the northwest corner of
Jackson and Fifth str< ets, was opened
to the public, under the management
of Messrs. Stewart & Koenen, both
men of experience in the hotel busi
ness and well known to the traveling
public.
On Sunday last Miss Jennie Callon
met with quite a severe accident,
while riding horseback. She was
seized with a fainting fit and fell from
her horse, severely bruising her head.
will be multiplied In tEe election. ''Not
only will he receive every vote cast for
him in the primaries, but he will re
ceive every vote cast for Mr. McCarthy
in the primaries and in addition thou
sands of votes which were given to Mr
Lenroot in the primaries In answer to
the appeal of the Lenroot managers.
“Chairman West stands upon thin
ice when he says the senatorship fight
is between Lenroot and Berger. The
fact is that Davies alone can defeat
Berger. Lenroot cannot. The duty ol
the loyal men of Wisconsin Is plain.”
A. ?
MULE MISSED HER TOBACCO
Temperamental Mountain Canary Not
Blamed for Planting Hoofs in Back
of Her Only Friend.
Thinking the animal made a mistake
In not knowing whom she was kicking
or it was his fault because he forgot
to give her the usual chew of tobacco,
Fred Wales of Grass Valley, Cal., who
carried his arm in a sling for some
time as the* result of a kick from Bes
sie, excuses his partner of fourteen
years for injuring him.
The mule is known to every em
ployee of the mine, 450 in all, and
while there Is no affection for her
among 449 of them, they all have a
wholesome respect for her in spite of
her contrary disposition. It is a mine
classic that she kicks the airpipe two
feet above her for exercise.
With Fred Wales, however, it is dif
ferent. He has worked with Bessie
for fourteen years and has become at
tached to the animal. He excuses her
vagaries as an indulgent mother con
dones the actions of a spoiled child.
It is merely a matter of tempera
ment. he says, and the other men do
not understand her. His faith was
shaken temporarily, but not for long.
In the physician’s office he took of
fense at a suggestion that the inule
should be killed on account of her
viciousness and to her defense.
“It was perhaps my fault; it certain
ly was not Iters. Bessie either did not
know who it was when she kicked or
I had forgotten to give her the usual
chew of tobacco. I am willing to take
all the blame.”
French Drapery.
The French are postmasters in the
art of draping fabrics. A Parislenne
has truthfully said that French taste
Is distinctly feminine and as clear as
the Gallic language itself, says an ex
change. It possesses the genius of
curves, the secret of what is graceful
and the intuition of what brings about
harmony. These characteristics are
all to be found in French art, French
industries and French creations.
It is in France that we find the
work of the most skilful hands, the
most artistic jewelry, the richest
clothes and the most beautiful hats. In
foreign countries the idea of ugliness
or bad taste is never associated with
the women of France.
f yffi, FOR SPRING
V~ ll Everything you could wish
\ i] !,< \ for in New Creations
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/ A X' ' You will appreciate the excellent appear-
\ ance of our Spring Boots
GREY, BROWN AND WHITE
- -Are the predominating colors
A large variety of styles and shades to select from
See our windows for original style leaders
MAYER. The Shoe Man
No. 21—TERMS $1.50 Per Annum
HENRY B. HUNTINGTON
LAW AND REAL ESTATE
Scott St., Opp. Court House, Wausau, Wis.
Over 3300 Acres
of Fine Farming and Hardwood Lands for Sa/o in Marathon, Lino
and Taylor Counties, Wis.
Fine Residence Property, Business Property, Building Lots
and Acre Property for sale in the city.
MONEY TO LOAN ON REAL ESTATE SECURITY.
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For prices and terms, or any Information relating to Ut abora
described lots and lands, apply at my office, Henry B. Huntington.
mmmss of Prosperity]
S an common in Western Canada. The thousands of U. S. fanners I
JH who have accepted Canada’s generous offer to settle on home* ■
:■'toads or buy farm laud in her provinces have been well repaid ■
W bountiful crops of wheat and other grains. ■
® Where you can buy good farm land a* sls. to 130. p or ■
SB acre—get $2. a bushel for wheat and raiaa -O (o 48 ■
!w baene’i. to tho acre you are bound to make money—that’s ■
what you can do in Western Canada.
M In the provinces of Manitoba. Saskatch- ■■■■■KnMßSMLxl
u ewan or Aiberta you can get a --
| ilomesisjid of ISO Acres Free
y and other land at very low prices. grr^rßTLJ*i^' >
Jwtjpi h 1 During many years Canadian wheat
a/ 'h| fields have averaged 20 bushels to the
11 uft acre —many yields as high as 45 bushels T?S2
3!tr 8 to the acre. Wonderful crops also of f9r^3-*i
a B 1 'fOats, Berloy and Flax. Mixed Farm- 4
f. i 1 • Btsllj"—ST] hig ia a i profitable an industry as grain raia- ~~la, lu \
U tJ! Ill.i SCjJ, ing. Givkl Erhools. churches, l.iarltets conven- IST- ._<Ty“fyj
ft et 1 it’ iVv 6 ' lent, climate excellent. Write for literature 5 A,.
p u, . air & wwi and particulars as to reduced railway rates ...
v to Supt. of Imaiigratian. Ottawa, Can., or to Hy. J;/
GEO. A. HALL
• C 123 Second Si. Milwaukee, Wis.
Temperament of Camels.
Bearing an innate grudge against all
restraint and all who restrain him, the
camel will use the great strength of
his long legs to kick his keepers or the
dogs which guard him In the waste
places, but in the presence of ene
mies, among wolves or other beasts
of prey, he is a coward, forgets the
very use of his legs and proves his
erratic temper by screaming *nd spit
ting in terror. No camel want.' to be
loved, and no one familiar with camels
ever entertains the least affection for
them. They make savages of what
ever people breeds them. The man who
owns and uses camels cannot live In
a city, he cannot travel the highways
through cultivated country, he cannot
have a permanent abiding place. He
is doomed to live in deserts and arid
grasslands, to follow the paths that
are lined with evergreen thorns, tama
risks and bitter weeds, to drink the
saline water that his evil tempered
beasts prefer and to avoid the haunts
of men and horses as the horseman
circles the deserts, says Rodney Gil
bert in Asia.
MARKET REPORT
The following are the current retail
prices of the various articles of pro
duce as reported for the Pilot on
April 1, 1918:
Potatoes $ .50
Butter, creamery .45
Butter, dairy .40
Eggs, fresh .32
Flour, patent, 5.50
Flour, rye 7.70
Meddlings 2.05
Meal, course 3.80
Meal, fine 3.80
Feed 3.75
Bran 1.96
Cheese, American .30
Cheese, brick .34
Oats 1.00
Corn, shelled 3.70
Linseed Meal 3.30
Salt 2.50
Baled hay 30.00
Ground oats 2.40
Live hogs .15 to .15%
Cattle—butchers’ steers .05 to .10
Chickens, dressed .40
Turkeys .35
Ducks .35
Geese .30
Furniture repaired and uphol
stered. Kiefer Furniture Cos., Tele
phone. 1309. adv tL

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