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Circuit court convenes next Monday.
The first thunder storm of the sea son visited Wausau last night. There will be a service in St. Paul’s church Thursday morning—Ascension day—at ten o’clock. The High school grounds are being improved by the planting of shrubs received from the state. Thursday is Ascension day, and ser vices will be conducted in many of our churches on that day. The Red Cross Chapter chairmen of Wisconsin met in Milwaukee on Satur day and D. C. Everest of this city was present from this city. Hats and caps without number, to be found at Seim Bros’., opposite court house. Seeing them is enough to con vince you they are “just right” in every way. adv. Mr. and Mrs. James Montgomery received a message the past week of the safe arrival of their son, Lieuten ant Talbot Montgomery, “somewhere in France.” Corporal Virgil W. Callaway, who is with the 128th Infantry band, has ar rived safely in France, according to word received by his parents, Mr. and Mrs. It. E. Caliaway of this city. Pleading guilty to a charge of assault in municipal court yesterday morning Barney Block was .hied SI.OO and costs. Upon payment of costs his fine was suspended for certain reasons. The next thing to purchasing Liberty bonds is clothing. Save money now by getting your suit at Seim Bros’., op posite the court house. Wool is con stantly going up and so is the price of clothing. adv. A sale of old rubber tires is being arranged for the benefit of the Red Cross. Everyone is bringing their old rubber tires to the court house square. A prize is offered to the one turning in the largest number. The schools of District No. 6, Easton with Miss Ella Nutter as teacher, and town of Wausau, Joint 2, Miss Myrtle Ilurkee, teacher, closed their school terms today. Appropriate closing programs were held in each school. On a charge of dynamiting fish in Big Sandy river, Walter Glasel of the town of Easton was arraigned before Justice Riley yesterday morning. He waived preliminary examination and j was held for trial at the coming trial of circuit court. The spring meeting of the Ninth Dis trict Medical society will be held in Stevens Point, Wednesday evening, May 15. It will be attended by Dr. Joseph F. Smith, who is president of the society and Dr. D. T. Jones, who is on the program for an address. The weather Saturday and Sunday was very warm and just like summer. On Sunday the thermometer registered 82 the best part of the day. The lat ter part of the week auto riding into the country, picnics and golf-playing was the order. Weather predictions are showers Monday and Tuesday, and fair and warmer the balance of the week. Lieut. Clifford Livingston of Merrill, a partner of Sidney Stein, in the mercantile business of that city, was severely wounded on the battle front in France Sunday, a cablegram from France so informing friends. He is in the base hospital and is being well cared for. He is a son of Mrs. Jennie Livingston of Merrill, and a nephew of Samuel Livingston, a former resident •of Wausau. Monday night, April 29, at the Boule vard saloon, near Mosinee, a man by the name of July, who was under the influence of liquor, refused to leave wilen it was time to close, and the pro prietor, Joseph Gesicki, while attempt ing to eject him, was stabbed in the abdomen and in the jaw. The wounded man is recovering. July was arrested on Tuesday and brought to this city. Another public school in Marathon county has closed for this year. On Friday the school in the Bauman dis trict in the town of Marathon, of which Fred Prehn, Jr., was teacher ended this term with a patriotic en tertainment, given Friday evening. People in this district came prepared to buy their suppers, done up in boxes, and the amount realized was $11.50, which was given for the benefit of the Red Cross. While the gathering sang, “Keep The Home Fires Burning,” all were surprised to find a curtain had been pulled and a scene typical of the song they were singing in front of them. Seim Bros, is the place to secure the Hart Schaffner& Marx clothing and general furnishings for men and young men -all of the best makes and latest styles. adv. GRADUATION EXERCISES The annual commencement exercis es of the Marathon County Training School for Teachers will be held on Wednesday evening, June 12, at the Wausau High school auditorium. The speaker for this occasion has not been selected as yet. The program will be of a patriotic nature. SERIOUSLY INJURED Lieut. Clifford Livingston, it is re ported was among the seriously wounded in France the past week. He is a son of Mrs. Jennie Livingston of Merrill. Bond Sales and Safe DEPOSIT BOXES That the purchase of Government Bonds has given the everyday man a new appreciation of the value of his deed, notes and mortgages, insurance policies, stocks and bonds, is a fact. We are discovering the real value of such papers and the need of protecting them against loss. Come in and rent a First National Bank Safe Deposit Box and enjoy a good night’s rest and the hours away from home. No trouble to show you our boxes. First National Bank MARATHON CAME "HER THE TOP" City of Wausau, All of the 15 Villages and 36 Towns Make Good IN THIRD LIBERTY LOAN BOND DRIVE Honor Flags Wave Today Upon Court House, City Hall and Many Village and Town Halls Marat lion County Now Awake to Her Responsibilities and Standing With U. S. Government The Third Liberty Loan Bond drive ended Saturday night, and Marathon county went “over the top,” with an oversubscription of $130,(150. So did the city of Wausau, with $32,000 to the good. So also did every one of the fifteen villages in Marathon county and thirty-six of the forty-one towns, the former with an oversubscription of $71,050 and the towns with $33,000. Asa result, honor flags are flying from the poles on the court house,city hall and many of the village and town halls throughout the county, the one at Brokaw carrying an extra star and that in the village of McMillan Haunt ing three stars. The five towns which failed to “go over the top” Saturday night were ITlderon, Plover, Franzen, Johnson and Frankfort, and there is a possi bility that one or both of the two lat ter, when all the returns are received, may be found to be within the num ber of tliose entitled to honor flags. In the other three towns a strong ef fort was made to attain the quota,but as these are comparatively new towns, peopled with men just getting a start and pressed with obligations they must meet, it was impossible for them to reach the amounts set as their quo tas. County Chairman Gilbert, who had general supervision of the drive, and his many district captains and others composing the numerous subdivisions into which the county was appor tioned, have accomplished a splendid work and have in this campaign, built up a working organization that will be of great assistance in future drives of this kind, and will make much eas ier the work of raising this county’s quota in the next and subsequent drives of this nature. Theirs has been one great work of education, as well as salesmanship, and along this line and in regard to what they have each accomplished, the Pilot will lipve more to say next week. Honor Hags for a number of the towns and villages have not yet been received, and as in each of these places, fitting ceremonies are intended to be Held, Chairman Gilbert lias for the past two days been besieged with telephone calls asking about when the Hags can be expected. Under the rules governing the issuing of these flags,the county chairman cannot make appli cation ior a Hag for any community until absolutely assured that the full quota has been subscibed, and as many of the towns did not “come over” until Saturday night, it was impossible to have the Hags here right on the dot, but they have been wired for and will all be distributed in a day or two Below we publish in full the quotas allotted to the different towns, villa ges and the city, and the amount sub scribed in each of these places, and a study of the table and a comparison with tables of similar revious drives will demonstrate that Marathon is lining up solidly behind the U. S. gov ernment in this war and from now on thiscounty will meet its quota and meet it quickly and with enthusiasm. TOWNS QUOTA SUB. Harrison 3000 3100 Hewitt 4000 4050 Texas ' 10300 17700 Maine 14800 14850 Berlin 13700 20000 Hamburg 11400 12050 TOWNS QUOTA SUB. Halsey 5100 5100 Bern 4000 4000 Holton 11600 13500 Johnson 11300 8000 Reitbrock 10500 11000 Big Falls 17750 18750 Stettin 15200 16350 Wausau 11850 13100 Easton 12200 12450 Plover 4800 3150 Norrie 6850 7550 Ringle 5750 6250 Weston 5500 6450 Flieth 3550 4500 Marathon 9000 10400 Cassel 10700 16000 Wein 10800 8600 Frankfort 9450 7300 Hull 13750 13750 Brighton 7300 8400 Eau Plaine 12000 • 12700 Cleveland 10000 11700 Emmet 10200 11700 Mosinee 6000 7200 Kronenwetter 17100 20950 Reid 4500 4650 Elderon 5400 2750 Franzen 5250 1800 Bevent 4500 4600 Knowiton 6200 7400 Bergen 5000 5650 Green Valley 3450 4600 Day 10350 11850 McMillan 12900 13850 Spencer 7350 8600 Total 364350 397350 VILLAGES Spencer 5250 10500 Mosinee 25700 34150 Brokaw 15000 30000 Rothchild 15000 19800 Stratford 20950 22450 Hatley 3500 3600 Schofield 20150 25900 McMillan 1100 26100 Abbotsford 300 350 Athens 22400 24000 Colby 1800 3100 Edgar .' 13000 13100 Fenwood 2200 2350 Marathon 9750 9850 Unity 3 *>oo 5400 Elderon 2500 2500 Total Vil’s U^T0iT233159 Grd. Total 526450 630500 City Wausau 700000 732000 The ladies work, under Mrs. C. H. Ingraham, has been remarkable in its results. There were 696 ladies who subscribed for bonds in the city and 411 in the county outside of the city. There was subscribed in the city by the ladies, $135,750 and in the county, $60,650. Miss Mooney, who is at the head of the Business Women’s Ser vice League, has the distinction of securing the highest number of lady subscribers—9B. MANY YOUNG MEN WILL LEAVE The Eighfh Contingent Depart the Last of May Commencing the 25th of May two hundred and fifty men will depart from Marathon county. The quota was 461, but previous credits will bring the number down to 283; 121 from the first district and 132 from the second. The names and dates of leaving will be made known later. MRS. MATHEA PETERSEN The death of Mrs. Mathea Petersen, a resident of Wausau since 1880, oc curred at the home of her son, A. M. Petersen, 314 Maple street, Wednesday morning at four o’clock. Mrs. Petersen had been in declining health for some time, and had been ill with a complica tion of diseases due to old age for the past four months before the end of her earthly days came, when she passed away quietly to her eternal rest. Mathea Jacobsen was born in Nor way, March 12, 1850, and was sixty eight years of age. She was united in marriage to Andrew Petersen in 1877, in Norway. Her husband was killed in 1911. Surviving are three sons, A. M. Peterseu of this city, Edwin Peter sen of Perdue, Canada, and Louis Petersen of Council Bluffs, lowa, and a daughter, Miss Alma Petersen of Chicago. Her funeral was held Friday after noon at the home of her son, A. M. Petersen, Rev. S. J. Swenson of the Swedish M. E. church, officiating. Bur ial was in Pine Grove cemetery. The pallbearers were Louis Oslund, Paul Peterson, George Forsmo, Sam John son, Nels Petersen and Otto Hedstrom. BIG PICNIC MAY IS Our local high school plans a big picnic for all rural schools in the vicinity of Edgar on Saturday, May IS. About 25 rural schools are ex pected to be represented. The program of the day is to begin with a parade at 10:00 a. m., which will start from the high school grounds. The parade is to consist of cars conveying the pupils of the vari ous school districts of the community. Each district is to carry its pennants and banneis to distinguish it from the other. All parents within the dis tricts are urged to be present and to help accommodate the pupils of their school in the parade. The busi ness men and all other car owners of the village are requested to offer themselves and their autos, so that all the boys and girls may enjoy a short sight seeing trip in the parade. After the parade a picnic dinner will be held in the school ground park. The high school girls will furnish free coffee to all. This is to be followed by a program prepared by the rural schools. Super intendent J. E. Giessel will give an address, and present all graduates from our rural schools with their diplomas —Edgar News. FIRE DEPARTMENT CALLS At 10:30 o’clock Wednesday rnorn- I ing Nos. 2 and 4 were called to the fair grounds, to protect some of its property from a grass fire invasion. It was reported that the fire was caused from sparks from a passing i railroad engine. At about 4:00 o’clock Friday after noon No. 2 was called to extinguish a grass and brush fire which occupied about two hours time. At 12:10 o’clock Saturday after noon No. 2 was called to the home of j Anton Imm, 411 North Second avenue, to attend a chimney fire. ROTARY CLUB A Spirited Meeting At Which A Nice Sum Was Raised for the Red Cross The Wausau Rotary club held its regular noon day luncheon at St. John’s Guild hall, Monday noon. Dr. Joseph Smith, president presiding. A communication was read on the coal situation and the chair appointed a committee, consisting of Messrs. Geo. E. Foster, Dan Healy and L. H. Wheel er, to report at a director’s meeting to be held on Thursday afternoon at the court house. Also a committee to investigate the feasibility of the club entering into the organization of boys work, was appointed, consisting of Messrs. A. H. Reid, S. B. Tobey and W. R. Johnson. J. L. Sturtevant, who had just re turned home from a press meeting in New York City, gave impressions of the war sentiment in the East. He quoted from several of the prominent men of the nation, who were present at the meetings. The principal address of the occasion was given by Rotarian Ralph E. Smith of Merrill, on the State Board of Con trol. Mr. Smith is a member of the board and was able to give the mem bers much information as to its work ings. Showing it to be one of the largest activities of Wisconsin. One of the very pleasant features of the meeting were cigars handed out by Rotarian Edwin K. Schuetz, who had recently entered the benedictine ranks. Judge A. H. Reid arose and holding up a cigar said: “As I do not use the weed, I propose to give this to the. highest bidder, the proceeds to go to the Red Cross. To the bachelor getting this cigar, I guarantee it will bring him a wife inside of a year; to the married man, I guarantee his wife will not leave him within one year. How much am I bid for this cigar?” The highest bidder was C. C. Yawkey, who offered SIO.OO and it went to him. Also those who bid, it was agreed by the club, should pay the amounts of fered, and all good r.aturedly coughed up the cash. In as much as a married man captured the cigar, it was voted that another cigar be given to the most popular bachelor —John A. Sulli van and the chair appointed C. G. Yaw key and J. N. Manson to escort Mr. Sullivan up to the cigar. This was done to the strains of the wedding march from Lohengrin. Mr. Sullivan was equal to the occasion and smiling ly thanked the members, but turned the tables by saying that he expected each member to contribute SI.OO for that cigar, and they came across. When the sum was counted it revealed that the little stunt put over SBS into the Red Cross treasury. Walter E. Pettric, who is in the navy department of the U. S. was present and gave a very interesting talk. John Sullivan reported on the Smileage books which had been given to the selected men and which had been sent to boys away. More funds would be needed and he was requested to make a detailed report to the direc tors on Thursday afternoon. FROM RAY MALONE Ray Malone, who is in the Engineer ing department of the government, writes home a very interesting letter which the Pilot is privileged to pub lish, viz: Washington, D. C., Camp American University, May 3rd, 1918. Dear Parents: I received your letters and papers also box of good things to eat, and I certainly enjoyed everything. *1 gave a little fellow in a tent next to ours some of the cake, and he said it was great and that he is going to visit me after the war. Ha, ha. Well, I was in Washington again Wednesday, and visited the Capitol. The senate was in session so we went into the Senate chamber and it certainly was an inter esting place to be in. I was also in the Supreme Court room and saw Chief Justice Wnite. A little incident occurred when the court adjourned, that struck us as being mighty nice. We left the court room and started down a long corridor and we happened to pass che place where the Justices were filing out of the court room in their long gowns. Chief Justice White was in the lead and happened to pass in front of us. He turned and said to us: “excuse me boys.” Imagine a man like him, noticing such little insignificant soldiers like us. Well, we left the capitol, feeling as big as a house. I will never forget that little act of courtesy, this great man showed. We had a battalion review today, the entire forty-third passed before our Major, on parade. Our band lead us and there were about 1500 men. I do not know how long we are going to stay here, some times I think it wont be long. We are drilling hard and I am getting hardy, and will be able to stand almost anything in a month. We had rifle drill all day Tuesday, and it certainly is hard work. I received a letter from Clem Hel ling today and I am going to try and see him in a few days. I \vish I could see you all before I go over, but am afraid I will be un able to do so. I must close for this time. Your loving son, RAY MALONE, Camp C, 43, Engineering Camp, American University. MEMORIAL DAY Cutler Post, G. A. R., and a com mittee of members of the Spanish- American War Veterans met at the court house Saturday afternoon to make preliminary arrangements for the observation of a Memorial service at one of the churches on May 25 and Memorial exercises on May 30. Jus tice M. B. Rosenberry of Madison has been selected as speaker for the lat ter date at Pine Grove cemetery. Also F. G. Dana’s band has been secured for the same day. A complete program will be arranged at a special meeting of both War Veterans on Saturday, May 18, and it is proposed to make this event the most observant and suc cessful Memorial day in the history of this city. CONTAGIOUS DISEASES Ruth Trotzer, 616% Jackson street, measles; Mildred Weinke, 521 South Sixth avenue, scarlet fever; Hildegard and Elmer Krohn, 431 South Fifth avenue, scarlet fever; Imogene Tay lor. 357 Sturgeon Eddy road, measles; Dorothy Krider, 541 Washington street, chicken pox; Lyle and Dale Schultz, 327 North Second avenue, scarlet fev er; Margaret Seeley. 510 South Second avenue, measles; Sophia Peterson, 215 North Second avenue, measles; Clar ence and Dorothy Krider 521 Wash ington street, chicken pox; Helen Kuckow. 1006 South Sixth avenue, scarlet fever. Many cases of rubella are also reported. MARRIAGE LICENSES Frank E. Hintz to Anna E. Passow, both of Mosinee. Frank Habeck, Dorchester, to Mar garet Krause, Holton. Albert Ritter to Clara Plantz, both of Berlin. August Kuehn, Rib Falls, to Helen Buttke, Stettin. Ervin Tessmer to Regina Krahn, both of Rib Falls. WAUSAU pilot DEATHS Milton Bernard Fay, son of Mr. and Mrs. Bernard J. Fay, 1222 Prospect avenue, died yesterday morning at 10:30 o’clock. He had been ill for three weeks with tubercular meningi tis. Milton was born in this city, July 23, 1909, being eight years, nine months and thirteen days of age. • * * D. G. Webster died at Antigo on Tuesday, April 30. He was buried at Merrill, his old home town. Mr. Web ster was born in Vermont, on the 16th of Nov. 1840. He came to Wausau in 1862 and lived at Kelly for several years. He was married to Margaret McDonald of this city in 1878. In 1882 he wenr, with his family to Mer rill to reside. He is survived by his widow and three sons. * * Joseph Kozik died at the Wausau hospital Sunday, following an illness of two weeks. His funeral was con ducted this morning at St. Michael’s church by Rev. T. Wojak, and inter ment was made in St. Michael’s ceme tery. Mr. Kozik was born in Austria, May 2, 1862, and was fifty-six years and three days of age. He leaves two children, Mary and Charles Kozik of Chicago. He has been in this country fourteen years. * * * Thomas P. O’Brien, formerly a resi dent of Marathon county for many years, passed away" last Tuesday at Maple Grove, Manitowoc county, where he was also born about fifty-eight years ago. He was employed as mill wright at the Brokaw paper mills at one time. Surviving are three broth ers and two sisters. His funeral was held at Maple Grove at St. Patrick’s church, Rev. Fr. George Casey being in charge, and burial was made at that place. 1 Edward Gumtz died at his home, 310 Fulton street, last Tuesday. The funeral was held Saturday afternoon at Zion’s church, and Rev. George Schroedel officiated. Interment was in Pine Grove cemetery. The deceased was born in Germany, January 15,1838. He came to this country fifty years ago, settling in Wausau. In 1868 Mr. Gumtz was united in marriage with Emelie Bessert. Surviving are his widow and a brother, Ludwig Gumtz of the town of Berlin. He followed the trade of cabinet maker for many years. * * Mrs. John Klein passed away Saturday morning at the family home on Mason street. Her death was due to her old age. Mrs. Klein was a native of Ger many, born March 8, 1845. She came to this country with her parents, and thirty-three years ago was united in marriage with Mr. Klein in this city. She leaves her widower and one son, J. P. Klein of this city, to mourn her death. Her funeral will be held tomorrow morning at 8:30 o’clock at St. Mary's church, Rev. Father J. B. Hauck officiating. Inter ment will be in St. Joseph’s cemetery. * * * Herman Scheefler succumbed to dia betes Thursday morning at his home in the town of Hewitt. He was born in Milwaukee, March 15, 1876. Six years ago he came to the town of Hewitt with his family. Surviving are his widow and five-children, Catherine, John, Lucile, Herman, Jr., and Lester, all of the town of Hewitt, his mother, Mrs. Scheefler, and a sister, Miss Scheefler, both of Milwaukee. Funeral services were conducted yesterday af ternoon at the home of his mother in Milwaukee, and burial followed in Forest Home cemetery. The remains were taken to Milwaukee Sunday even ing, after brief services at his home in this county. * * Joseph Helstrom died Friday morn ing at his home, 409 North Second avenue, after an illness of four and one-half months. His funeral was held yesterday afternoon at the Swedish Lutheran church, in charge of Rev. A. E. Monell of Merrill. Interment was made in Pine Grove cemetery. His six sons acted as pallbearers. Mr. Helstrom was born May 3, 1851, having passed away oil his birthday annivers ary. He leaves his widow and eight children, Mrs. Edwin Evenson of Chi cago, Mrs. Charles Johnson of Antigo, Charles Helstrom of Medford, John Helstrom of Wausau, Andrew Hels trom of Madison, Daniel Helstrom of Medford, Arthur Helstrom of Chicago and Oscar Helstrom of this city. * * •* Mrs. Robert Fehlhaber of the town of Berlin, answered the final sum mons Sunday evening at 9:30 o’clock, after an illness of one year. The de ceased was born in that town, April 29, 1890, and had just passed her twenty-eighth birthday anniversary. She was united in marriage to Mr. Fehlhaber in 1911, and leaves her widower, her parents, Mr. and Mrs. William Schuster of the town of Ber lin, two brothers, Emil and George Schuster, and one sister, Alma Schus ter, of the town of Berlin. Her fun eral will be held Thursday afternoon at 1:30 o’clock from the family home and at two o’clock at the Trinity church, Rev. Ivoepp officiating. Burial will be made in the town of Berlin cemetery. Andrew Striegel of the town of Green Valley expired last Tuesday af ternoon, following an illness of a long duration. The remains were taken to Rozellville Wednesday by his son, Simon Striegel, and the funeral was held Saturday afternoon and burial made in the cemetery at that place. The deceased was seventy-four years of age. He had been a resident of Green Valley for about thirty years, having been in the saloon business. Surviving are the widow and five children, Mrs. William Gehlein, Mrs. August Petri of the town of Day, Si mon Striegel of the town of Emmet, Joseph Striegel and Mrs. Rudolph Oertel of the town of Green Valley. * * * Last Tuesday night Mrs. Frank Uttech expired at her home in the towm of Berlin, pneumonia being the cause. Rev. Henry Geiger officiated at the funeral, which was held Satur day afternoon at the family home. Burial was made in the town of Ber lin cemetery. Mrs. Uttech was born in Milwaukee on January 28, 1864, and was married thirty-six years ago. She leaves her widower and eight chil dren. Mrs. Emil Eagenskops and Frank Uttech of Wausau, Mrs. Ewald Schield of Merrill, Henry Uttech of the town of Berlin, Mrs. John Schultz of the town of Maine, Paul, Frieda and Mar garet Uttech of the town of Berlin, also three brothers, Louis Gruene berg of Merrill. Julius Grueneberg of the town of Berlin and Fred Gruene berg of Mosinee, and two sisters, Mrs. William Anderson of Three Lakes and Mrs. Albert DeGrott of this city. DROWNED AT MERRILL George Emmerich, a prominent in surance man and leading Elk in Mer rill, was drowned Sunday night or Monday morning in the Wisconsin river at Merrill. It is believed he fell from the dam over which he usually walked to and from home. Mr. Emmerich was a man about 40 years of age and very popular in Wausau as well as in his home city. SOCIETY ITEMS Social Gatherings of the Past Week In Wausau and Vicinity For Pilot Readers. The following is taken from the Min neapolis Tribune of March 28th. The groom is the son of the late James Mad den, and was born and raised in Wau sau, and has many old time friends here- The announcement is as fallow's : “Miss Josephine M. Hagon of Hop kins, and Mr. George E. Madden were married at 9 o’clock yesterday morning at the Pro-Cathedral. The Rev. Thomas E Cullen read the service. The bride’s sister, Miss Lillian Hagen, was maid of honor, and Mr. Frank Ureill was best man. A wedding breakfast was served after the ceremony in the home of the bride’s parents, Mr. and Mrs. Martin T. Hagen, in Hopkins. A reception in the home of the bridegroom’s sister, Mrs. D. F. O’Leary, 2511 Girard avenue south, was held in the evening. Mr. and Mrs. Madden will be at home after June 1 at 84 Spruce place. Mrs. H. M. Samuels and Mrs. J. D. Foster gave a masquerade shower Thurs day in their home on Girard avenue south. Mrs. D. F. O’Leary of Hopkins was hostess at a shower Wednesday in her home in compliment to the bride. Last Wednesday evening the marriage of Miss Ella Carlson, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Andrew' Carlson, 312 North Fourth avenue, and George Dern, also of this city, was quietly solemnized at the St. Paul’s church parsonage. Rev. E. C. Grauer preformed the ceremony. Miss Olga Carlson, sister of the bride, and Miss Helen Dern, sister of the groom, attended the young couple. Following the service a wedding dinner was served at the home of the bride’s parents. Mr. and Mrs. Dern departed for Chicago on a w edding trip. They will be at home in this city at 716 Harrison boulevard, after May 15. • • The Junior and Intermediate de partments of the Sunday school of the First Methodist church enjoyed a “war feed” Friday .evening in the parlors of the church, served by mem bers of the Ladies’ Aid society. The decorations included potted flowers and red, white and blue streamers. During the evening a short program was given. Miss Gretchen Morgan, Mrs. Guy Gardner and Elroy MacFaul entertained with readings, while Rev. Richard Evans and S. H. Meadows made brief talks. All took part in the singing of patriotic songs. m m The Presbyterian Bible class will have a social meeting in the church parlors Thursday afternoon. Mrs. Charles H. Peth will have charge of the devotionals, which will be in the nature of a paper on, “Marys of the Bible ” During the afternoon the members will make a quilt. At this time final arrangements will undoub tedly be made for the adoption of a French child, which this class will look after. • • Mrs. W. A. Frey, who departs for Fort Madison, la., to make her future home, was the complimented guest at a farewell dinner in the school rooms of St. Paul’s Evangelical church, given by the Senior choir last Friday even ing. Places were arranged for twen ty-five guests. A patriotic scheme of deeoration was carried out. After the dinner, a program of musical numbers and addresses was given. • * Last Friday evening Wausau Lodge No. 215, I. O. O. F., had a meeting at the Odd Fellows’ hall, for the purpose of naming delegates to the state con vention of this lodge to be held in Milwaukee, June 4, 5 and 6. J. M. Howarth and H. A. Marcott were elected with T. C. Wilke and H. A. Marth as alternates. George Drake was re-elected deputy grand master for the district. • • On Saturday morning the marriage of Miss Edith A. Sloan of this city to Robert Johnson of Seattle, Washing ton, was solomnized at the Immacu late Conception Catholic church at Seattle. The bride is a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. George S. Sloan of Wausau. • • The Tuesday Musical club program was scheduled for this afternoon, but postponed until next Tuesday, May 14, because of the performance of “The White Elephant,” which is be ing given by this musical club for the benefit of the Red Cross. * * The May ball given at St. Mary’s audi torium last Wednesday evening was largely attended. The room was prettily decorated for the event, and the affair was given by sodality members of St. Mary’s church. * * The thirty-first annual ball of the Wausau Business college will be given at Rothschild pavilion, Friday even ing, May 10. Dancing will be enjoyed from nine to two o’clock. The pro ceeds will be turned over to the Red Cross. • • There will be no meeting of the Sewing circle of Zion’s church this week, but the Ladies’ Aid society meets on Thursday afternoon, in the base ment of the parochial school. • * The next meeting of the Presbyter ian Ladies’ Aid society will be on May 15, at two o’clock in the church parlors. All going should be prepared for Red Cross work. Mrs. C. C. Adams will be the hostess tomorrow afternoon at the meeting of St. Elizabeth’s society, at the home of her mother, Mrs. Brisbois, 107 Grand avenue. • * The West Side Ladies’ Aid society of the First Methodist church will meet at the home of Mrs. Guy Gardner, 326 North Second avenue, Friday af ternoon. • * The Ladies’ Aid society of the First Baptist church will be entertained at the home of Mrs. Harry Wilson, Jef ferson street, Wednesday afternoon. • • The Sewing society of St. Stephen’s church will be entertained by Mrs. Giese and Mrs. Hahn in the church basement Wednesday afternoon. • • Mrs. Oscar Johnson, North First avenue, will entertain the Ladies’ Aid society of the Norwegian Lutheran church Thursday afternoon. • • St. Cecelia’s court, W. C. O. F., has postponed its regular meeting from this evening until tomorrow night, at K. C. hall. • • The Underwood Memorial Ladies’ Aid society will meet Thursday after noon at three o’clock at the chapel. • • Mrs. Eckerle will entertain St. Paul’s Sewing society in the parlors of the church tomorrow afternoon. • v The Mary Poor Memorial Aid so ciety will meet Friday afternoon at three o’clock. Miss Nell Dunbar entertained the Embroidery club on Friday afternoon. St. Monica’s society will meet in St. James’ ball tomorrow afternoon. All Wheat Flours Now Government Standard FOR YOUR WHEAT FLOUR “PEARL PATENT” FOR YOUR SUBSTITUTES xggj CIME.O CORNMEAL bags CEHC.D CORN FLOUR CjkM£o BARLEY FLOUR CEMEP BUCKWHEAT 6ereal mills Company Wausau, Wisconsin MASSAGE ™ ELECTRIC TREAT MENT for your Aches, Pains and Sprains, at DR. LAW RENCE’S Treatment Rooms, 515-517 Third Street, Phone 1782. Ladg Attendant. Ten ladies gathered at the home of Mrs. Charles H. Peth Saturday after noon for the purpose of a food demon stration. The guests included ladies in the immediate neighborhood. Miss Hanna Brunstad was present and gave potato demonstrations principally, such as potato loaf, potato biscuits and potato muffins. She also talked on the various war foods and the ne cessity of conservation, and enlarged on the substitutes. The afternoon proved interesting as well as profit able, and the ladies hope to continue these food demonstrations, and also increase the number in attendance as time goes on. • * The Board of Education had a spec ial meeting last night for the purpose of looking over bids sent in by con tractors for the construction of the new school building here. C. R. Meyer & Son of Oshkosh were the lowest bidders. The Business Girl’s class of the First Presbyterian church will hold its regu lar monthly meeting at the home of Mrs. B. A. Benson this evening. A dinner will be served at six o’clock. • • Following are the new officers for the Presbyterian Home Sunday school: Supt., Brayton Smith; Sec’y, B. A. Benson; Ass’t Sec’y, Norman Green; Treas., S. E. Hutchins Librarian, Cal vin Clark, Organist, Miss Wanda Hopp; Department Supts. Adult and Senior, H. H. Humphrey; Intermedi ate, S. E. Hutchins; Junior, Miss Helen Stone; Primary, Mrs. W. W. Gamble; Beginners, Miss Esther Werle; Cradle Roll, Mrs. C. H. Peth; Home Dept., Miss Marie Colby. • * Mrs. Charles K. Gaffnay, 401 Rose Hill Place, Elizabeth, N. J., announces the engagement of her daughter, Katherine, to Raymond J. Reiser, First Class Yeoman, U. S. N. The marriage will take place in the near future, possibly before he leaves again for "over there.” Mr. Reiser is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Reiser of Mil waukee, and formerly residents of this city. His friends in Wausau will be interested in this news. * * Miss Olga Homrig of this city and George B. Leighton of New Haven, Conn., were united in marriage last Tuesday in that city. The news of their marriage was a complete sur prise. The bride left here for Chicago over a week ago, accompanied by Miss Amy Miller, and from that city went on to New Haven. Mr. Leighton is employed in an amunition plant in that city. • * The Ladies’ Aid society of the First Methodist church will meet in the par lors of the church tomorrow. Come at 10 o’clock in the morning. There is plenty of room and plenty of Red Cross work. The hostesses will be Mesdames Stephenson, Sexmith, Viele and Hollis. Mrs. Rowley will have charge of the devotionals. • • On Wednesday afternoon the Wo man’s Missionary society of the First Presbyterian church meets. Mrs. F. P. Stone will have charge of the de votionals. The delegates will report on the recent Presbyterial meeting. Miss Isabelle HulbUrt will sing a solo. • • The Monday Evening Study club postponed its meeting from last even ing until next Monday night, because of the ‘“White Elephant.” The meet ing on next Monday evening will be the last one during the club year, and a social meeting is scheduled at the home of Miss Ruth Alexander. • m m George E. Bahr, one of the selects, who left Saturday morning for Colum bus Barracks, Ohio, was the honored guest at a dinner party given by his sister, Mrs/ W. E. Calvert, at her cot tage at Beach Grove Thursday. a • The Ladies’ Aid society of the First Universalist church will meet at Cyrus Yawkey hall tomorrow for an all day session. Lunch will be served at noon. The hostesses are Mrs. P. L. Goerling, Mrs. A. V. Gearhart, Mrs. C. C. Yawkey and Mrs. W. B. Heinemann. Miss Martha Eicha entertained at a farewell party at her home, 215 North Second avenue, Wednesday evening, complimentary to Henry Dreyer, who departed Saturday with the selects for Columbus Barracks, Ohio. m m The Woman’s Auxiliary of the “Y” had a meeting at the home of Mrs. W. S. Saunders, 617 Franklin street, this afternoon. Red Cross work was done. ji* POSTER CONTEST The U. S. Treasury department is conducting a' patriotic contest in the shape of poster drawings of War Sav ings stamps. The ‘participants al lowed to take part in this contest have been divided into three groups, the art students in the art colleges, High school students, and seventh and eighth grade students. This contest is being held all over this country. The school children taking part in the con test here, have sent their drawings to Milwaukee, where they are judged, and ftom that city go to Washington, for final judgment. Prizes will be awarded for the best poster drawings. The subject matter on these posters included much on the War Savings stamps, the War Saving societies, etc., and those sent from here were very attractive. It will take some time be fore prizes will be awarded. DEATH OF MRS. J. C. SMITH Last Thursday morning, May 2nd, 1918, at 9 o’clock, Mrs. J. C. Smith passed away at her home in this city, at 619 Franklin street, after a brief illness of pneumonia. All members of her family were with her at the end. Up to a week previous to her illness she had been in her usual good health, enjoying her family and her friends. She complained of not feeling well Friday evening, April 26tli, and the family physician was called in and the next morning he pronounced it pneumonia. Her illness aud sudden death was a shock to her hosts of friends to whom she was endeared by long association. Mrs. Smith’s maiden name was Vir ginia Marcilla Berry. She was born in Fredericks, Maryland, near Wash ington, D. C. When quite young she went to Sabula, lowa, with her par ents to reside, and it was in that city that she met and was united in mar riage to J. C. Smith. They resided in Cedar Rapids, lowa, for a few years and then came to Wausau in 1884, to make their home. Her greatest plea sure was in directing the affairs of her home and in adding to the happi ness'of those about her, aud her death is sincerely mourned by all who knew her sterling worth. She is survived by her husband, two sons and one daughter—Ray B. of Chicago; Everett and Miss Minnie of this city. She is also survived by four brothers, John and Jacob Berry of Sabula, la.; Wm. H. Berry of Davenport la., and Silas Berry of Clinton, la., all of whom were present except Jacob who was .pre vented on account of illness. The funeral services were held from the home on Saturday afternoon at 2:30 o’clock, the Rev. D. J. Williams of the First Presbyterian church, offi ciating. Interment was in Pine Grove cemetery. The pallbearers were: W. B. Scliol field, James Montgomery, J. N. Man son, Anson H. Clark, Dr. L. E. Spencer and E. B. Thayer. DISTRICT MEETING OF KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS Sunday, May 5, marked the big dis trict initiation meeting of the Knights of Columbus, in this city. Delega tions were here from Grand Rapids, Antigo, Merrill, Tomahawk, Marsh field, Kaukauna and Appleton councils. The members of the Knights of Col umbus and' candidates gathered at St. James’ hall at an early hour in the morning and marched in a body from the hall to St. James’ church for eight o’clock mass. A special service had been arranged for this occasion, and Rev. Father E. P. O’Toole delivered a beautiful message on true Knight hood. Miss Regina Leßoux rendered a solo, “Ave Maria.” Following the mass, the Knights of Columbus and candidates returned again to St. James’ hall, where impressive cere monies were conducted in degree work. The first degree work was exempli fied by the Antigo Council, with G. Weix as Grand Knight, to a large number of candidates in this district. Following the first degree work, the noon hour had arrived, and an ad journment was taken until one o’clock. In the afternoon the program opened by the Wausau Council, with W. Del. Curtis, Grand Knight, conferring the second degree, followed by the third degree work by the Appleton degree ‘team, namely District Deputy E. C. Grogan and Dr. W. J. Foote, and their assistants. A cafeteria supper served to about four hundred men closed the day’s activities. This was reported the most success ful initiation ever conducted here, and W. Del Curtis, Wausau’s Grand Knight, received congratulations from the visiting councils, at which time they also extended their appreciation and shanks to the local organization. The day was a beautiful one, and many made the trip here in automo biles. Besides the cities mentioned .above as being represented, a large delegation was also present from Mosinee. Among the Knights present were State Deputy William Doherty of Janesville, and State Treasurer Thomas Delaney. BRADLEY BURNED The town of Bradley in Lincoln county, about six miles from Toma hawk, was destroyed by fire last Fri day. It is thought to have been the work of a tramp. The fire started in a barn in the outskirts of the village and soon was beyond control despite the efforts of its people. The only means of fighting the fire were by buckets but the wooden buildings af forded material for the fire which burned like so much kindling wood. Fifteen buildings burned and the loss is estimated at $50,000. The people lost most of their household goods and 150 are homeless. Nothing was saved but the Soo depot building, a store, one residence and the school house. FAILED TO APPEAR One of the Marathon county selected men failed to appear last Friday. This was W’alter Fromm of the town of Hamburg. He started away in an automobile the day before, for Wausau but since that time has not been heard from. If he does not ap pear by tomorrow, papers for his ar rest will be issued, and placed in the hands of the adjutant general.