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REPORT OF THE CONDITION OF
THE FIRST NATIONAL BANK at Wausau, in the State of Wisconsin, at the close of busi ness on August 31, 1918 : RESOURCES Loans and discc unts .■ $2,067,679.71 Deduct: Notes and bilL rediscounted .. 11,000 00 12,056.679.71 Overdrafts unsecured : 597-38 U. S. Ixmds Coiner than Liberty Bonds, but including U 9. certi ficates of indebtedness): U. 9. (Kinds depositi and to secure circulation (par value) 200,000-00 U. 9. certificates of indebtedness pledged as collateral for bills payable 200,000-00 CJ. S. certificates of indebtedness owned and unpledged 40,000.00 440,000.00 Liberty loan bonds: Li ...ty Loan Bonds, 31, 4 and 4J per cent unpledged.-. 73.921-50 Liberty Loan Bonds, 31, 4 and 4J per cent, pledged to secure U. 9. deposits 5,000.00 78,921 50 Bonds, securities, etc. (other than D. 8 ): Bonds other than U. 9. bonds pledged to secure postal savings deposits 6,000-00 Securities other than U. 9. bonds (not including stocks) owned unpledged 49,100.00 Total bonds, securities, etc., other than U. 9 55.100.00 Stock of Federal Reserve Bank (50 per cent of subscription) 15,000-00 Value of banking house 70,000-00 Furniture and fixtures .’ 5,000.00 Real est ate owned other than banking house 5,000.00 Lawful reserve with Federal Reserve Bank 88 099.11 Cash in vault and net amounts due from national banks 91,740.06 Not amounts due from banks, bankers, and trust companies 2,642-51 Checks on other banks in the same city or town as reporting bank 12,388-42 Total of items 106,790-99 Cash items 32,805.56 Redemption fund with U- S. Treasurer and due from U- S, Treasurer 10.000.00 War Savings Certificates and Thrift Stamps actually owned 2.183.07 Total . $2,906,157-32 LIABILITIES Capital stock paid in $350 000-00 Surplus fund 150 000 00 Undivided profits 32.027.15 Less current expenses. Interest and taxes paid 14 932.75 17.094 40 A mount reserved for taxes accrued 9.000 00 Amount reserved for all Interest accrued 6,000.00 Circulating notes outstanding 20(t000'oo Net amounts due to bauks, bankers and trust companies 18,206 06 Total of items 18,206.06 Demand deposits (other than bank deposits) subject to Reserve (deposits payable within 30 days): Individual deposits subject to check 816,001.76 Certificates of deposit due in less than 30 days (other than for money borrowed) •. 80.382.27 Certified checks 130 CO Cashier’s checks outstanding f, 144 57 D'idends unpaid 126^00 Other demand deposits 14,500.00 Time deposits subject to reserve (payable after 30 days, or sub ject to 30 days or more notice, and postal savings): Certificates of deposit (other than for money borrowed) 616,000-00 I’ostal savings deposits 2 452.50 Other time deposits 476,119.76 United States deposits (other than postal savings): Other United States deposits, including deposits of U. 9. disburs ing officers 5.000.00 Bills payable, with Federal Reserve Bank 000 000 00 Total $2,966,157.32 Liabilities for rediscounts, including those with Federal Reserve Hank 11.000 00 STATE OF WISCONSIN. COUNTV OF MARATHON'-ss. I, D. L. I’lumer, president of the above named bank, do solemnly swear that the above statement is true to the best of my knowledge and belief. D. L. PtuMER, President. Correct—A ttest: W. A. Paff, F. P. Stone, J. N. Manson, Directors. Subscribed and sworn to before me this 9th day of September, 1918. John Ringlk. Jr., My commission expires July 17,1921. Notary Public. SHORT ITEMS A son of Mr. and Mrs. Leo Grap, 625 South Sixth avenue, has whooping cough. A daughter was born to Mr. and Mrs. Fred G. Wieehmann on Friday, Sept. 6, 1918. A. P. Woodson won the golf contest for the Ross cup on Saturday at the Country Club. Ira S. Parker, assessor of incomes, is now located in the city hall, having recently moved there from the court also come across 100 per cent. This was on Sunday and the day was an ideal one for a drive of this kind. Yesterday was really the first day when inroads were commenced on the coal bins, and it was so cold, some started up fires for the (irst time this fall, though those with hot air furnaces have been firing up mornings for some time. Remove blackheads, soften rough skin, clear the blood, brighten the eyes, sweeten the whole system. Nothing helps make a pretty face, winsome smile, as Hollister’s Rocky Mountain Tea. Try it tonight. 35c. W. W. Albers. About fifty business men went to various parts of the county to help along the Marathon War Fund drive. They met witli success wherever they went, and the farmers of the county are showing to the city that they can also come across 100 per cent. .1. Prokupeck was conducted into municipal court yesterday morning on an alleged charge of violating the rules of the road, in passing a street car, wiiich was discharging passen gers. Entering a plea of not guilty his trial was adjourned until next Friday. Herman and Sam Libman were brought into municipal court Friday morning, to answer to the charge of purchasing goods from a minor, with out the written consent of his parents. Permission by the court was given to amend the complaint and the name Qf Herman Libman was omitted. Sam Libman finally entered a plea of guilty aid was fined the sum of $50.00 and costs. Miss Jennie Peters, who has been doing missiouaiy work in Shimon osocki, Japan, gave an interesting talk at the Presbyterian church Sunday evening to Presbyterians and Metho dists. She told of the people and work at this particular place. During the meeting. Rev. Richard Evans told of the Y. W. C. A. meetings to be held in the Methodist church parlors on Monday. There were two meetings held yes terday in the parlor of the M. E. church, in charge of a committee con sisting of Miss S. W. Underwood and Mrs. C. S. Gilbert. Their object was to set forth the great work which the Y. W. C. A. is doing for Russia, France and England. The meetings were at 10:30 a. m., and 2:30 p. m. Miss Clara Roe of Madison and Miss Lucina Giffln Irish, of Chicago, told of this work. Your Country Needs Every Man Every Dollar Every man has been called into action by'the “work or fight* 1 order. It’sjustas imperative that every dollar should be at work. The man who hoards a dollar is wronging himself as well'as his coun try. Dollars were made to work. With every dollar at work you will prosper, and your conntry wii 1 win this war. Put your dollars where they can work. The First National Bank has work for your dollars—bring them in. FIRST NATIONAL BANK P. L. Goerling is making improve ments on his home on Mclndoe street. There will be a meeting of the Mar athon County Council of Defense this evening at the court house. The funeral of M*ss Margaret Schultz of Schofield w'll be held Thursday afternoon at two o’clock at St. Peter’s church by Rev. Boysan. Last Thursday was set for tue hear ing of the case of state vs. Meyer and Herman Libman before Judge Mar chetti, in which the Libmans w’ere charged with receiving, concealing and aiding in the concealment of stolen property. The case was dismissed upon payment of the costs by the de fendants. The second Sunday since the con servation of gasoline went into effect, was observed even more rigidly than the previous one. Only a few cars from the country were to be seen on our streets. Many cars went out into the country to help along the Mara thon War Fund drive, but this was along right lines. Served with a charge of disorderly conduct Julius Hirsch, a Chicago trav eling man, was arrested Sunday night. Yesterday morning he was escorted into the municipal court to answer to the charge. He was found guilty and assessed SI.OO and costs. Hirsch had made some disloyal remarks, it is alleged, which resulted in trouble for him. “Oh! Johnny, Gh,” John T. Fisher’s newest musical comedy production comes to the Opera House, Tuesday Sept. 17th, with a carefully selected cast of principals, a whirl of pretty girls, enchanting music and brilliant costumes. This musical comedy suc cess comes here with the substantial indorsement of the press and public of the leading cities, where it has been presented. “Oh! Johnny, Oh!” it is promised, will be presented locally with every minute detail of scenic and costume display used on its tour over the International circuit. A com pany of 40 is included. BREWERIES TO CLOSE DEC. Ist A decree approved by the president was issued last Friday by President Wilson, to stop the manufacture of beer and that all breweries must close on December Ist and beer and other malted drinks will disappear from market as soon as the stock on hand is exhausted. As far as possible the plants of the manufacturers thus af fected are to be used for war pur poses. 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Burial was made in Pine Grove ceme tery. * * * Lilly Makowski, the five months old uaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Stanley Makowski, 1209 Third street, died last Tuesday. Funeral services were con ducted Thursday morning at St. Michael’s church by Rev. Father T. Wojak. Interment followed in St. Michael’s cemetery. * * * Little Dorothy Campbell, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Malcolm Campbell of the town of Texas, was relieved of intense pain last Tuesday night. The child, only three years of age, fell into a pail of boiling water a few hours pre vious, and was scalded so badly that she passed away as stated above. The funeral was conducted Friday after noon, at the church in the tbwn of Wausau, and Rev. Paul Schroeder of ficiated. Interment was made in the town of Wausau cemetery. * * * Mrs. Carl A. Zemke of the town of Wausau, died at Rochester, Minn., Wednesday. The remains were brought to her home here, and the funeral held yesterday. Short services were con ducted at the family home, and later at St. Stephen’s church in this city, Rev. William Spiegel officiating. Bur ial was made in Pine Grove cemetery. The deceased was born in the town of Wausau, and was thirty-three years of age. Besides her husband, she leaves her parents, Mr. and Mrs.- Gus tav Sternberg. * * * Margaret Schultz, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Albert Schultz of Schofield, died Monday morning after an illness of four weeks. The deceased was born April 19, 1901, and was seventeen years, four months and twenty days of age. Surviving besides the par ents are one sister, and four brothers, Flora and Edward, at home, George in the military service in Texas, and William and Robert, “somewhere in France.” Her funeral will be held at St: Peter’s church in Schofield, Rev. Boysen officiating. Burial will be in Pine Grove cemetery. Robert Borehardt living at 617 For est street, expired yesterday morning, after a lingering illness of six years. Funeral services will be held Thurs day afternoon at the family residence by Rev. William Spiegel. Interment will follow in Pine Grove cemetery. Mr. Borehardt was horn in Wausau, August 14, 1887. He leaves his moth er, Mrs. Bertha Borehardt, two sisters, Miss Tillie Borehardt of Chicago and Miss Emma Borehardt of this city, and four brothers, Fred Borehardt of Neenah, William, Frank and John Borehardt of Wausau. The deceased was a member of the Fraternal Order of Eagles. * * Mrs. Henry Erdmann, 723 Hum boldt avenue, died Sunday after an ill ness of eight months. Her funeral will be conducted Wednesday afternoon at 1:30 o’clock from the family home, and at two o’clock from Zion’s church, Rev. George Schroedel being in charge. Interment will follow in Pine Grove cemetery. Mrs. Erdmann was born in Germany, April 14, 1857. She came to America in 1872, and had lived here for forty-six years. Surviving are her husband and seven children, Mrs, Ole Ohion, Mrs. Otto Dumjpke, Frank, Henry, Helen and William Erdmann of this city, and Mrs. Frank Ititenaur, Phillips, Neb. She also leaves one sister, Mrs. Fred Scheffier of the town of Flieth, and two brothers, August and Charles Strassman of the town of Texas, also seven grandchildren. DEATH OF HENRY KREUTZER Henry Kreutzer of Athens, passed away on Sunday morning at 11 o’clock after a lingering illness. He had been ill for nearly two years. The im'medi ate cause of his death was dropsy. Mr. Kreutzer was one of the well known men of our county and in his home town had been beloved as a cit izen and a neighbor and was prominent in business affairs. Mr. Kreutzer was born in Ozaukee county, Wis., on the Bth day of Feb ruary, 1867. He lived with his par ents on the farm in that county and securing his education, until twenty two years of age, and then went to Athens to live. Five years afterwards he entered into the hardware and fur niture business in that village, which he continued to operate until last spring, when he sold nut. He has been president of Athens and has held many offices of trust during his life there. On the Ist of Jan. 1888, he was united in marriage to Nellie C. Worden, by whom he is survived as well as by two sons, Henry Kreutzer, Jr., of Min neapolis, and Philip Kreutzer cf Athens, also two daughters, Mrs. Lil lian Kolilhase of Bertha, Minn.; and Miss Edna Kreutzer of Athens. He al so leaves three sisters, Mrs. Henry Degner of Athens; Mrs. Emily Ahlers of Grafton and Mrs. Rose Wilson of Chicago; also five brothers, viz: An drew L., of Wausau; George A. and John of Athens; Oscar and Dr. Alfred Kreutzer of Milwaukee. The funeral services were held from the Lutheran church in Athens at 2 o’clock today. Rev. Wilson officiating. RESOLUTIONS ON THE DEATH OF A. H. GROUT The Marathon County Bankers’ as sociation at a recent meeting, passed the following resolution on the death of the late A. H. Grout: “Be it resolved by the officers and members of the Marathon County Bankers’ association— “ That, in the death of Mr. A. H. Grout, the county of Marathon, city of Wausau and the Marathon County Bankers’ association have lost a citi zen and a member of whose life and work, will be a large and important part ot the histoiy of the life and progress of this community. His neighbors and business associates and especially the’ young men of Wausau, have lost a true friend and wise counselor, one at all times and under all circumstances helpful and absolutely dependable. “For so many years active in the banking business, we feel we have lost an active and resolute friend, a sound and far-seeing adviser, a just and efficient banker, and in testi mony of our esteem for his life and service and of our sympathy for his bereaved family, let a copy of this resolution be spread on the minutes of the Marathon County Bankers' as sociation, and a copy sent to the members of his family, to each of whom, we hereby express our deep est and sincerest svmpathy.” K. ANDRUS, GEO. E. RITZER, HERMAN G. FLIETH, HARRY C. BERGER. Committee. KILLING FROST Last night there was a frost, which killed everything in the line of grow ing crops, plants, et<L, which were not covered up and this was very limited. Even where plants were cov ered the frost penetrated and killed them. There may have been places in the county, where the frost was not as heavy, but the chances are that it was general. OUR BOYS IN THE SERVICE Fred Zochert of this city, bas ar rived safely on the other side. Howard Dessert is attending an officers’ training camp at Camp Humphrey, Virginia. Harold Mathie, who is in the ser vice, is Ipcated at Fort Newark, N. J., in the U. S. Army Supply Base. Among those reported safely across the seas the past week are Walter Dippman and William C. Buetow. Corporal Henry Schielz of Fenwood has been, severely wounded. His name appeared in Saturday’s casualty list. Leon J. Koppa, Einar Carlson, Arthur Leitzke and E. P. Lisenmann have arrived safely across the waters. Paul W. Herzog will be employed in the government’s purchase and supply branch at Washington, D. C. Private S. Heymanowski of Camp Wheeler, Georgia, is here on a fur lough, having arrived Saturday morn ing. Oscar Koffard and George Kies of Dancy, in the military service, have recently been home on short fur loughs. Louis E. Thon has been home on a short furlough from Madison, where he has been acting as sergeant in structor. Mr. and Mrs. W. L. Edmonds re ceived word the past week that their son, Thorpe Edmonds, had arrived safely overseas. Anton Peska of the Great Lakes Naval Training station, who has been visiting relatives in Ringle, was here on Saturday. Lieut. Hilbert Mueller left for Camp Grant again Saturday, after a several days furlough in this city with rela tives and friends. Abe S. Wiesner, who is in the Depot Brigade at Camp Grant, arrived in the city Friday morning and returns to camp, this evening. Edison Shatto, Dr. L. A. Ziemke, Carl Schaumburger and Harry Ros seau have reached tne other side of %he big water in safety. William S. Petri, son of Mr. and Mrs. August Petri of Rozellville, was killed in action recently. He enlisted in the service last year. Private Arnold Weinkauf departed for Camp Grant Wednesday evening after a visit with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Edward Weinkauf. Chester D. Masters who is in the 85th Division, is now in France. Mrs. Masters was formerly Margaret Mur ray, who is now in Wausau. Paul Kordus of the town of Cassel has been killed In action in France according to a message received by his relatives from the war department. Walter Manthei, who is with a Ma chine Gun company in France, was wounded on the 24th of July. He is in a hospital and on the road to re covery. In yesterday’s casualty list appeared the name of Bias Levandowski of this city. He has been severely wounded in action. Levandowski was a mem ber of Cos. G. Memorial services were held at St. James’ church on Monday morning at 9 o’clock for the late John E. Burns, who was killed in France in U. S. service on July 23. Garson Rutzky, of the Great Lakes Training station, who has been in the city on a short leave of absence for a visit with relatives and friends, left for the same station Sunday night. Alfred Baumann departed Saturday for Great Lakes, after a furlough spent in this city. He expects to go to Cambridge, Mass., soon to attend the radio school at Harvard university. Samuel R. Lake of Dancy, who was reported wounded while in action, has been heard from. He states that his wounds are not serious and that he hopes to be out of the hospital soon. George Foster of this city, who is stationed at Great Lakes, as a musi cian in the first division, was one of three cornet players in his division chosen to play at the war exposition in Chicago. Theophil Grauer, who had been here on a visit with his parents, Rev. and Mrs. E. C. Gi.iuer, left Wednesday morning lor Camp Codv, Deming, New and Mexico. Mr. Grauer is doing Y. M. C. A. war work. A postal card from Lieut. Alex. R. Craven was received at this office yes terday morning, stating that the ship on which he sailed had arrived safely overseas. Lieut. Craven is in the 67th Art. C. A. C. Alvin Omholt, son of O. A. Omholt in the town of Wausau, has been ad vanced to first class radio man. He is overseas. Alvin has been passed at Harvard in his work, also studied la Philadelphia. Mr. and Mrs. William Seiler, 1013 Stark street, received a message from the war department the past week, notifying them that their son, Leonard J. Seiler, has been severely wounded in action on French soil. Lest Sunday evening a memorial service was held at the German Bap tist church fcr Private Otto Melang, who gave his iife in France in July. The service flag of this church now has on its field a gold star in his honor. In last week’s casualty list appeared the name of Ccrporal Carl Paul Orgish of Spencer under the head of those wounded severely. Calvin A. Fink of Mosinee and Frederick C. Guenther of Stratford are reported missing in action. Private John Nehr bass ot Athens has been killed in ac tion. Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Bruhy of West Bend received word on Saturday that their son, Harvey A. Bruhy, had been killed in an airplane accident at Kelly Field, San Antonio, Texas. He was a twin brother of Howard Bruhy. Har vey Bruhy was known to some people in this city, and has visited at the home of Mr. and Mrs. William Al brecht, Jr„ here. Sergeant Roy J. Morgan, son of John T. Morgan, 126 North First ave nue, has notified his father that he was recently wounded in the breast, while going “over the top." His wounds, however, are not of a ser ious nature and he expects to be out of the base hospital soon. Sergeant Morgan is a member of Cos. G, Third Regiment, W. N. G., which is now a part of the 128th Infantry, serving on the battle fields of France. Sergeant Edward L. Buchmiller, who is in the medical department at Cam Leach, Washington, D. C., writes in part to the Pilot as follows: “Everything in camp is about the same, only somewhat quiet, for we have but few men here, a big bunch having left recently. Soon, however, more will be here to take their places. It has been very interesting to study the different types as they come and go.” This morningtwo selects from the Second District left here for Jefferson Barracks, Mo. These boys go to fill the quota ol a previous entrainment. Those going were Andrew J. Zywicke, Mosinee and Paul Tesch, Wausau. Barracks, Mo. Some time ago three less than the required number >eft for that camp, and these boys go to fill the quota. Those going were Andrew WAUSAU PILOT J. Zwicke, Mosinee; Edward J. Cook, Laona, and Paul Tesch, Wausau. Thomas Peneau, first class machin ist on the U. S. S. Delaware, was home for a short visit the past week with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Peter Peneau, 311 Elm street.. The ship that he is serving on has just re turned from the North Sea, where several months were spent as a con voy for merchant and other ships be tween the British Isles and Norway. Another reason for the American fleet being in the North Sea was to lend assistance to the British fleet in case the German fleet moved out of the Heligoland bay. ; 7 SOCIETY ITEMS Social of the Past Week In Wausau and Vicinity For Pilot Readers The Ladies’ Literary club year book for 1918-19 has recently been pub lished and is now distributed among the members. The cover is attractive and the programs teem with patrio tism. The general club meetings will be held on the fourth Monday of each month, at the Wausau Club. At the first meeting September 23, Rev. Rich ard Evans will address the club on “The Irish Question and the War.” The October meeting will be “Hostess Day,” when the club will entertain the wives and mothers of our soldiers and sailors. There will be a patriotic program. At the Januaiy meeting Theodore Gerald Soares will address the club. His subject is “Morale of the Ameri can Army in France.” There are two programs of patriotic songs and read ings and two programs are left open to be filled later. The programs in the three departments are most patri otic and show that earnest study'as to how women can best help in winning the war is to be the slogan of the club. The year book registers 132 active members and twb associate members. The officers are: President—Mrs. H. J. Evans. Ist Vice-Pres.—Mrs. Frank Kelly. . 2nd Vice-Pres.—Mrs. S. S. Dingee. Rec. Sec’y—Mrs. Chas. Feathers. Cor. Sec’y—Mrs. Louis Dessert. Treasurer—Mrs. M. M. Secor. • • The Art and Literature department of the Ladies’ Literary club will re sume its meetings on next Monday September 16th, meeting at the home of Mrs. S. S. Dingee, 530 McClellan street, at which time the members will hold their annual social session. Luncheon will be served at one o’- clock and later the following program will be given: Victrola Music. Marsellaise. Current Events. Reading from “The Glory of the Trenches”—Mrs. C. H. Hooker. Those assisting the hostess are Mrs. W. E. Hudtloff, Mrs. C. H. Hooker and Mrs. R. B. Young. * * The members of the Study and Philanthropy department of the La dies’ Literary club opened the club year’s work yesterday afternoon, meeting at the home of Mrs. A. L. Timlin. The program opened with a patriotic song. Roll call was an swered by suggestions as how best to spread true patriotism, after which an English war poem was read by Mrs. G. G. Mclntosh; a French poem by Mrs. Fred Schneider and an Amer ican poem by Mrs. J. A. McKahan. Refreshments were served later. Thir ty members were present. Those as sisting the hostess were Mesdames F. Morgan, A. W. Trevitt and J. H. Kol ter. • * The Methodist Ladies’ Aid society will meet in the church parlors for an all day session tomorrow. Red Cross work will be done. At noon a lunch will be served to the workers. In the afternoon the society will hold a business meeting at which time offic ers will be elected. The business session wiil be followed by the out going officers entertaining the mem bers. • • Mrs. George S. Giffin will entertain the members of the Garden club at a luncheon next Tuesday afternoon. The program will include a paper on “Uses of Autumn Leaves,” by Miss Huntington, and a reading by Mrs. Ross. The meeting was to have been held today, but was postponed until next Tuesday, and will be the first meeting of the club for the coming season. The Woman’s Missionary society of the First Presbyterian church will meet In the church parlors tomorrow afternoon at three o’clock. The study subject will be “Africa.” Mrs. W. D. Siebecker will have charge of the devotions. A paper on “Face to Face With Mohamedanism," will be given by Mrs. Reeves. M. Secor will render musical selections. • * Mrs. A. W’. Trevitt entertained a company of ladies at auction on Sat urday afternoon in compliment to Mrs. Agnes Murray. The highest score at the two tables was made by Mrs. L. E. Spencer, who received the prize. Mrs. Murray was given a guest prize. A five o’clock tea was served covers being placed for eleven. • • Miss Thornita Earle will entertain a company of rriends at a dinner and theatre party this evening. Covers will be placed for twelve guests, in cluding school friends, who will leave Wausau soon for their respective schools. • • There will be no meeting of the Baptist Ladies’ Aid society this week. Tonight a committee meeting will be held at the home of Mrs. C. R. Van Orman, at which time plans for a rummage sale will be made. * * The Ladies’ Aid society of the Nor wegian Lutheran church held its sale and ice cream social at the home of Mrs. Ole W’eik, corner First and Ful ton streets, Wednesday afternoon and evening. Mrs. C. G. Pier entertained friends informally on Saturday afternoon. Two tables of auction were played and the prize for highest score was awarded to Miss Nell Silverthorn. • • The Presbyterian Christian Endeav or society members and friends en joyed a picnic supper and corn roast on the Wisconsin river banks Friday evening. • • St. Elizabeth’s society of St. Mary’s church will be entertaiped at the home of Mrs. Robert Meyer, Wednesday af ternoon. • • St. Paul’s Sewing society will meet in the church parlors Wednesday af ternoon, and Mrs. Hoepke will enter tain. • • St. Monica's Guild will be enter tained at St. John’s Episcopal Guild hall tomorrow afternoon by Mrs. Alt man. • • Mrs. Carl Wolfgram will entertain St. Stephen’s Sewing society in the church parlors Wednesday afternoon. • • St. Monica’s society will meet at St. James' hall tomorrow for Red Cross work. * • The Mary Poor Memorial will meet at three o'clock Friday afternoon. Last Tuesday afternoon the Tues day Musical club had a business meet ing at the Wausau club house. It was decided at this time to discontinue the regular afternoon recitals, which have been given during previous sea sons. The members are planning on giving a musical comedy before the holidays. The cast will include home talent, and Mr. and Mrs. A. Darnaby, who had charge of the presentation of “The White Elephant,” here last spring, will direct the same. During the Christmas season a community sing will be given under the auspices of the Tuesday Musical club, to be in charge of someone acquainted with this kind of musical work. After the holidays several artists will appear here in public recitals. The club hopes to be supported by its associ ate members and all Wausau people in the aoove entertainments. Active members of the Tuesday Musical have assisted for some time in patriotic music at public meetings, and are glad to help whenever called upon by the Marathon County Council* of De fense. Mr. and Mrs. Louis Dessert have announced the approaching marriage of their daughter, Blanche, to Patrick T. Stone of this city. The marriage will be solemnized Wednesday morn ing, September 11th at 9:30 o’clock, at St. Patrick’s Catholic church in Min ocqua, during the celebration of a nuptial High Mass. Rev. Father E. P. O’Toole of this city will pronounce the marriage vows; Rev. Father Peter Rice of Minocqua will assist in the ceremony, after which the wedding party will motor a short distance to the Dessert summer home on Lake Tomahawk, where the family is so journing, and where a wedding break fast will be served. Only relatives and immediate friends of the families will be present. The young couple will make their home in Chicago for the present, where Mr. Stone, who has enlisted in the naval service, is now stationed. At the close of the war they will undoubtedly be at home again in Wausau. • • On Wednesday evening St. Mary’a court, No. 498, Catholic Order of For esters, held a meeting at the K. C. hall. The election of officers was held and resulted as follows: Chief Ranger—Stanley L. Burek. Vice Chief Ranger—William J. But ler. Past Vice Chief Ranger—Hugo Fruechtl. Recording Secretary—Charles Spy challa. Financial Secretary—George A. Schreier. Treasurer—Louis Nequette. Trustees—Carl Behlinger, John Reindl and Frank Wiesner. The installation of these officers will take place at the October meet ing, and an interesting program is to be arranged for the occasion. The Women’s Missionary society of the First Methodist church had a busi ness meeting in connection with the regular meeting of the Ladies’ Aid society in the church parlors last Wednesday afternoon. The election of officers was postponed until the Octo ber meeting. The members will use “Women Workers of the Orient,” as their study book for the coming year. Mrs. Richard Evans was chosen a delegate to attend the meeting of the Northwestern branch to be held in Milwaukee October 8,9, and 10. This branch takes in the states of lowa, Indiana, Michigan, Illinois and Wis consin. • The I. 0. 0. F. lodge will go to Merrill F:iday, September 27, to at tend the district meeting. The two Mfrlil lodges and the Tomahawk and Wausau lodges will be represented. The drill team from here will confer the initiatory degree. The local mem bers v ill make the trip by automobiles. In the evening a social time will be enjoyed. The Grand Master of the order is expected to be present at the meeting. The Rebekah’s will hold their district meeting at Merrill on the same day. • • Last Thursday evening the Social Five of Merrill gave an informal dancing party at the Sixth ward hall in that city. The Schultz orchestra from here furnished the music. Among the Wausau people in attendance were: Misses Anna Kuhlmann, Elea nor Ament, Mona Becker, Meda Mang er, Jeanette Nequette, Myrtle Wall and Rose Johnson and Messrs. Walter Lapinski, Eugene Rood, Lloyd Renne berg, Joseph Pope, Arnold Heise and Harry Bliss. Mr. and Mrs. W. E. Schulenburg were given a farewell party at their home 537 South Third avenue, last Tuesday evening. An informal social evening with the serving of refresh ments was enjoyed. The honored guests were presented with several pretty tokens of rtmembrance. Mr. and Mrs. Schulenburg will go to Chi cago to make their home. • • This evening the Fraternal Reserve association will have a big meeting at Castle hall. E. R. Hicks, supreme president of the order and Field Man ager G. M. Comstock, will be present. Following the business meeting a dancing party and refreshments will be enjoyed. This is to be the open ing meeting for the fall and winter season. • • Mr. and Mrs. Louis Nequette have announced the marriage of their daughter, Miss Adeline, to Eugene M. Bischoff. The ceremony took place on the first day of June in Chicago, where they are making their home. Mr. Bischoff was formerly manager of the Marathon Motor Car company here. • • The H. G. L. club gave a party Fri day evening, honoring Miss Lillian Zachek and Miss Laurences Brasch, who will attend the Milwaukee Normal school this year. Games, music and dancing furnished entertainment, and at the close of the evening a lunch was served. Miss Jean Gilbert was hostess at a one o’clock luncheon last Tuesday af ternoon, complimentary to Miss Mar garet Patterson of New York City and Miss Sarah Barr of Lima, Ohio. The guests spent the afternoon in doing Red Cross work. * * A farewell party was given Friday evening for Rheinhard Stork and Mar tin Flatter, who will attend the Mis sion House academy at Franklin, Wis. The social affair was given at the Richard Flatter home, 620 South Third avenue. • * Selma Gcgg, soprano, will be solo ist at St. Paul’s Evangelical church, September iner, Sept. 5. According to the above, Mrs. Gogg appeared in that Chicago church last Sunday. • Mrs. William Eisold entertained a company of friends last Tuesday even ing for Jule Manhart, who departed Wednesday with the Marathon county selects for military service. • • The Underwood Memorial meets Thursday afternoon at three o’clock at the chapel. • • • Miss Elizabeth Meadows entertained nine friends last Thursday afternoon at a luncheoL. • • Tomorrow evening a card party will be. given at fit. James’ hall by the Young Ladies' sodality. Don’t Worry About Help INSTALL ELECTRICAL NECESSITIES An Electric Washer The great labor sav- An Electric Grill Cooks simple, whole- An Electric Percolator Toaster and Iron are invaluable assist- A Trial Will JOHNSON’S ELECTRIC SHOP GRAND OPERA HOUSE Tuesday Night, September 17 Jm.T.FISHER'S musical icjinpi 1 5 I IL | | 35--PEOPLE--35 Big Beauty Chorus S e ho r t fo PRICES 35-50-75-1 OO RKI) GROSS NOTES It is imperative that all knitted ar ticles in the hands of our women be turned in to the headquarters at the earliest date possible. With cold weather coming on, the demand is great, and every soldier and sailor must be provided with warm clothes before the winter months arrive. Ev ery one who possibly can should give their very best effort for awhile at least, so that the work to be done may be accomplished and ,we can then feel we are not neglecting our boys. The Junior Red Cross is making plans for the fall and winter months, and will be of great assistance to the Red Cross chapter here. The schools in the city and county have already commenced asking for material to work on. A check for $37.40 was received at the headquarters recently from the Knowlton-Dancy branch of the Red Cross, the sum realized from a dance given. The Edgar branch has sent in $15.05 the proceeds of a sociai held in that village in August. An jntertainment was given a short time ago by the Taegeville Rural Rus tic club for the benefit of the Red Cross. $15.00 was realized, and has been sent to the headquarters by Miss Frieda Strehlow of the town of Maine. The Home Service is an activity connected with the Red Cross doing splendid work. They assist the fam ilies of the army and navy men in any way they possibly can. The workers encourage letter writing greatly. It is in a way an organization for the pur pose of giving what information they can to men in the service and also to their families. The Homes Service de partment should be visited by more people, and will find it a great source of help. *48.51 has been sent to the Red Ci’oss headquarters from the Mosinee branch. The Brookerville branch has sent a check for $18.06 to the headquarters. School district No. 6, town of Cleve land, recently gave an ice cream social and dance for the benefit of the Red Cross. $41.60 was cleared and sent here. The Stratford Red Cross branch has donated $50.00. The third payment of the Second Red Cross war fund drive is due and can be paid to A. H. Zimmerman, cashier, at the office of Zimmerman & Rowley. WAR CAMP COMMUNITY SERVICE A general executive committee has taken over War Camp Community Servi9e in Wisconsin. The commit tee was announced in Milwaukee to day, viz: Judge M. B. Rosenberry, chairman, SCHOOL SHQ£S • °f every description /or >Qii * p Boys and Girls A Good PENCIL FREE with v*ry pair Porath & Schlaefer Wausau’s Leading Shoe Men SIS Third Street Madison; Fred Vogel, Jr., Milwaukee; F. J. Sensenbrenner, Necedah; Judge W. B. Quinlan, Marinette; A. L. Kreutzer, Wausau; Solon Perrin, Su perior; C. F. Bundy, Eau Claire; Frank P. Hixon, LaCrosse; George W. Mead, Grand Rapids; Richard C. Mey er, Lancaster; George S. Parker, Janesville. Field secretary in Wisconsin is W. F. McCaughey, with headquarters at the Hotel Pfister, Milwaukee. The object of the organization will be to acquaint Wisconsin people with the great work being done by this branch of war activity. FROM THE WEST Alex Wilson of Lewiston, ’.Jontana, formerly of Wausau, writes tne follow ing to the Pilot: “We still enjoy to get tbe news from Wausau. We are going to have a pretty fair crop of wheat in this part of Montana. Some sections were dried out and some suffered from hail. The men from town are going out and helping the farmers harvest, as help is short. We go out every evening at six o’clock and work till dark. A week ago Sunday 160 went out and worked half a day. Regards to all.” LIVE STOCK MARKET Farmers’ Co-Operative Parking Cos„ of Wausau Dated, September 9th, 1918. Steers, Good to Choice $9.00-f 13.00 Steers, Common to Good __ 7.00- 8.00 Feeders and Stockers 6.00- 6.00 Heifers, Good to Choice 7.00-8.00 Heifers Common to Good _ 6.00- 7.00 Good Cows 7.00- 8.00 Common Cows 6.00- 6.00 Bulls, Common to Good 5.00- 7.00 Light Bulls 6.00- 6.00 Calves 125 lbs and up 15.00 Calves 115 to 120 lbs 14.00 Calves 105 to 110 lbs 13.00 Calves under 100 lbs Not Wanted Sheep Spring Lambs 14.00- 15.00 Ewes 8.00- 9.00 Bucks 7.00- 8.00 Hogs Fair to Choice Butchers 17.00- 17.50 Common to Mixed 16.50- 17.00 Light Hogs 15.50- 16.00 Heavy Packers 16.00- 16.50 Rough Heavy Packers 15.50- 16.00 Poultry Live Turkeys .25 Old Roosters .16 Old Hens .18 Spring Chickens 1% to 2 lbs. „ .20 Young Ducks .18 Young Geese .17 We will also pay the highest cash market price for dairy butter, and strictly fresh eggs.