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Baraboo Weekly News ha. a
Jc/gar paid in advance circulation
Khan any other paper published in
Sauk County. Everyone in this
county who does not take the Daily
News should have the Weekly News
$25,000 Fire Sweeps Sumpter Timber
John C, Kleist Polls
487 Votes in 35 of 40
J. E. Messerschmidt
Runs Second In
County for Circuit
Judge E. Ray Stevens of Madison i
easily carried Sauk county against I
John C. Kleist for justice of the
supreme court. Judge Stevens se
cured 3586 votes to his opponent’s
4.87. in returns from 35 of the
county's 40 precincts.
Thomas W. King of Spring Green
in the lour cornered race for
Circuit judge of the ninth judicial
district led highest of the other
three contestants by nearly 500
votes. King received 1751 votes
out of the 35 princincts; Messer
schmidt ran second with 1291;
Meier third with 789 and Hopp
mann fourth with 733.
For county judge and state there
was no opposition. The candidates
were: for county judge J. H. Hill;
and superintendent, John Calla
ri: m.
Miss Essie Brooks was re-elected
county superintendent of schools.
She was not opposed in the elec
City Election
For aiderman in the First ward i
R. W. Prothcro won over Charles !
Polson. In both precincts Mr.
Prothcro secured 285 votes to Mr.
Pol. (>n's 135.
in (lie other alderman race in
the third ward Alfred Zimmerly
secured 175 totes to A. L. Feeck’s
126. There were no other contests
in the city election.
FOR $250,090
(Dy the United Press)
In Milwaukee today. Jerome W.
Bradley, riding master husband of
Emily Foster, daughter of Charles
G. Foster, millionaire Milwaukee
lumberman filed a $250,000 aliena
tion suit against his wifes parents.
Bradley several weeks ago insti
tuted a similar suit but it was
withdrawn when it was discovered
that he was not of age. He became
21 years old on April 5.
Emily and Jerome were married
in Waukegan, Feb. 8. Bradley al
leges that the Fosters object to
him because he is not a man of
Baraboo Man To
Wed April 19
Miss Myrtle Meister, daughter of
Mrs. Amelia Grimes, 1215 Rural St.,
Rockford, 111., has chosen Sunday,
April 1!), as the date of her mar
riage to Robert Moog. son of Mr.
and Mrs. G. F. Moog. cf Baraboo.
Miss Myrtle Gustafson. 1505 W.
State st., entertained 35 guests
Friday evening at a miscellaneous
shower for the bride-elect. A
mock wedding was a feature of the
entertainment, and the bride was
showered with rice from a large
Hower-decked bell as she assisted
the hostess in receiving the guests.
Mr. Moog is manager of the F. W.
Woolwcrth store at Jeffersonville,
Ind., where the couple will reside
after their marriage.
Car Stolen While
Owner In Church
A Ford car owned by John Smith
of Fort Winnebago was stolen on
Sunday while Smith was attending
St. Mary’s church in Portage.
Newspaper Enterprise Association Service.
Elected Circuit
Has Majority of 5000
Over Nearest Oppo
nent in Race
Judge A. C. Hoppmann of Dane
county superior court was an easy
victor in his race for the circuit
court judgeship against a field of
four candidates, his majority over
his nearest opponent, assistant
Attorney General Joseph Messer
schmidt nearing 5,000 votes in Dane
county with but four precincts to
hear from.
With the Dane county nearly
complete Judge Hoppmann had 11,-
245 against 6,733- for Messer
schmidt. The Sauk county can
didates trailcxl, King, 1,671 and
Meier, 729.
The Wisconsin legislature will
reconvene on Tuesday night, fol
lowing the adoption today of a
joint resolution authoriz*' ? week
vacation over Easter.
Senator A. E. Garey, Edgerton,
assembly floor leader, sought to
i block the vote on the measure.
But seven members of the low
ler house were present when the
j assembly met today. The Schu
! m inn General Deficiencies bill
was laid over for a week under con
Seventeen senators were absent
on leave in the upper house
i preventing the transaction of any
I important business.
The Padway bill requiring motor
j policemen to wear uniforms was
■ sent to the third reading in the
, senate.
A bill requiring employers to pay
. for the funerals of employes kill
j ed while in the discharge of their
i duties was also sent to third react
South Delton
News Notes
There was a farewell dance at
the Ray Montanye home Saturday
j night. Mr. Montanye is going to
i work on the county roads this
Lloyd Capener is entertaining the
W. A. Capener and son Guy. Mr.
Starkey and Lewis Capener of
Baraboo were Sunday callers at the
A. L. Capener home.
Miss Helen Porter spent Sunday
■ at her home here.
Miss Nelle Terry and niece Mary
Ellen Clary visited Sunday on Web
sters Prairie.
One thing the World War prob
ably did for America is to make
future warfare a strictly cash
i business. —-New York World.
Young People From
This Locality Are
Taking Part In Var
ious Activities at
As a part of her practice wmrk in
the Course of Journalism at the
University of Wisconsin, Miss
Katherine Black of Baraboo has
been assigned to supply the Bara
boo Daily News with bi-weekly
correspondence letters ccncerning
the doing of students from this
county, who are now enrolled in
the University of Wisconsin.
Miss Black is a daughter of Mr.
and Mrs. H. C. Black and she has
been doing some excellent work in
journalism. Her contributions to
the News will undoubtedly prove of
much interest to cur readers.
University Notes
George Stanley, Baraboo, who is
registered as a freshman in the
College of Letters and Science, has
received one of the scholarships of
fered to first year students who
have a high scholastic average for
the first semester of the school
Stuart Palmer, Baraboo, a fresh
man in the Course in Journalism,
has just been initiated into Delta
Pi Delta, the professional journal
istic fraternity. He is doing art
work for the Wisconsin Literary
Magazine and for tjie Octopus, the
university humor magazine, as well
as helping to conduct the humor
column of the Daily Cardinal, the
university newspaper.
John Davenport, Baraboc, a sen
ior in the Course in Commerce, has
been appointed head of the account
ing department for the University
Exposition which will he held April
16, 17, and 18.
Sam Henke, Donald Beuhler,
Chester Rumps, George McArthur,
and Howard Lausche, all from Bar
aboo, are assistants on the admis
sions committee for the University
Evan Evans, Baraboo, a senior
in the College of Letters and
Science, has been chosen to be in
the peny chorus of the production
which the Hanesfoot Club, a dram
atic organization, is putting on this
Louis McGann, Baraboo, a Sopho
more in the College of Letters and
Science has been initiated into
Theta Chi social fraternity.
Robert Pease, Baraboo, Freshman
in the College of Letters and
Science, is writing sport news for
the Daily Cardinal, the student
Max Ninman, Reedsburg, a junior
in the Course in Journalism, is one
of a team that 'will run a country
newspaper during spring vacation.
Julia Calliss, Baraboo, senior in
the College of Letters and Science
is on the alumni committee for
commencement. She is also treas
urer of Arden Club, the club house
for all students who are majoring
in English.
Marcus Whitman, Baraboo, a
student in the Law School, has been
appointed local representative of
the University Exposition.
Y Boys Club
- Takes Trip
Yesterday the boys’ club start
ed from the Y. M. C. A. building in
cars rft abtout nine A. M. and land
ed in Delton in time to take a
short hike around Mirror Lake be
fore dinner. Dinner was cooked
camp style in Delton after which
the boys drove to Kilbourn taking
a trip through Cold Water Canyon,
From there they went to Congress
I Hall and stopped on their way
home at Newport. More trips are
being planned for tills week.
Chicago Traction
Beaten in Election
The Chicago traction ordinances
.were beaten in Tuesday’s election.
Latest Markets and News By United Press ITire Service
County Election Returns
Stevens Kleist Messer- Hoppmau King Meier
Baraboo, Ist wd. Ist prec. 218 40 67 45 62 97
Baraboo, Ist wd. 2nd prec. 136 20 49 19 62 37
Baraboo, 2nd wd. Ist prec. 211 14 12 23 69 29
Baraboo, 2nd wd. 2nd prec. 172 21 40 22 96 39
Baraboo, 3rd wd. 207 31 45 70 63 97
Reedsburg, Ist Wd. 80 11 38 14 39 6
Reedsburg 2nd Wd.,116 16 59 20 38 23
Ableman 67 3 39 17 10 7
Ironton 38 8 8 1 41 11
La Valle'
Lime Ridge 60 30 27 7 27 30
Loganville 56 2 30 8 .15 12
North Freedom 94 8 37 22 28 16
Plain 58 3 8 9 55 0
Prairie du Sacl7B 16 82 92 35 8
Sauk City 186 29 48 82 64 19
Spring Green2lß 13 42 13 210 3
Baraboo T. 25 53 96 39 55 ■ 119
Bear Creek,l66 14 28 18 203 11
Delton 85 20 22 14 32 JO
Excelsior 45 5 19 7 52 12
Fairfield ’4O 5 20 3 12. 10
Franklin 86 10 15 9 80 1
Freedom 69 7 24 19 16 28
Greenfield . 52 8 19 10 15
Honey Creek,lo3 13 85 13 18
Ironton 1191 18 H 24 74 16
La Valle 41 3 17 6 36 3
Merrimack 27 4 14 4 8 4
Prairie du Sacl 41 7 32 8 7
Reedsburg.l23 8 35 30 54 21
Spring Green 64 12 16 -8 61
Sumpter 73 3 55 9 12
Trcy 147 12 37 23 49 14
Westfield 114 15 85 17 ~8 24
Woodland _-j 86 9 30 8
T O tal 358 G 487 1291 733 1751 789
New Prismatic Ring
Will Carry Scenes
by Wireless
Invention of a device known as
“the imatic ring’’ will enable
rad' ans to see the next Olympic
games as well as hear the cheer
ing. This was predicted Tuesday
in a report to the American Chemi
cal society by the inventor, b rancis
Jenkins, Washington.
Less Than 25 Percent
Texas Land Cultivated
Texas has less than 25 per cent
of her farm land under cultivation.
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Scattered Returns In
• dicate Victory For
Madison Man
Returns from 779 precincts over
the state on the race for the su
preme bench gave Judge E. Ray
Stevens of Madison a two tc one
lead over John C. Kleist of Mil
waukee. The count stood:
Stevens, 97,320.
Kleist, 48,596.
Trial Marriages
Being Tried. Russia
Trial marriages are now being
tried out in Russia.
Member of the United Press
J. W. Warne, wife and daughter
Joyce spent the week-end in Rei
vey with relatives.
Wm. Terbilcox, Jr., is spending
the.week in Duluth and Ely, Minn.
Walter Davig of Madison spent
Sunday at the Mrs. Mary Trumble
Miss Carrie Trutnpf of Reeds
burg spent Tuesday with Miss
Mary Draper.
The Carl Getchman family went
to Stevens Point Sunday to spend
the day with Mrs. Ada Getchman
at River Pines Sanitarium.
G. A. Hackett is confined to his
bed by an attack cf the “Flu” and
his son Deane has also been ill
with it following the mumps.
At the preliminary contest held
in the High School Friday even
ing Wanda Eschenbach got first,
Margaret Shorer, second. Edna
Voeck, third and Hazel Bittrich,
fourth. Of the boys—John Dickie,
first and Ernest Holzman. second.
Mrs. Sophia. Zinkie and Mrs.
Evan Leece have both entertained
at W. R. C. teas.
Miss Mabel Dickie is home from
Evanston, 111., for spring vacation.
Miss Grace Clinte is spending
the week with her brother Lorin
who is still in the hospital in Mad
Ed. Steinbrink underwent an op
eration at the Ringling hospital
Baraboo, Friday.
The late mumps patients are
Deane Hackett and Bonita Mers.
Verne Treloar who has been ill
with “Flu” is able to be out and
Rober Treloar who has been very
ill with “Flu” for a week is able
to si up.
Mrs. Lowell Cozart went to the
Wales' sanitarhim Monday for
treatment. She was accompanied
by County Nurse Norma. Acott.
Celebrate Birthday
Wayne Knapp and Kenneth
Dickie have gone to Hustiford to
work the road.
The friends of Glen Brooks help
od him celebrate his birthday at a
birthday supper Sunday evening.
Robert Apker who is with the
Carroll Glee club spent Thursday
at home.
Miss Lucille Eschenbach who is
training for a. nurse in Chicago is
spending her vacation at home.
When Wm. Schweitzer of the
Farmers’ Telephone Co. was up on
a pole near Laßue Monday a hook
broke letting his down to the
ground where he fell on a fence
post fracturing three ribs. He is
around but supported bv a cast
Poisoned Kin
Mrs Martha Wise. 41. living near
Medina. O. a widowed mother ot
four children, has confessed she ad
ministered the arsenic which killed
her mother, an uncle and his wife,
and caused illness of 13 other rela :
tives and friends. ‘The devil made
me do it.” is the only reason she
will give for her act.
■■MiiimMiiTawMWM— nn— w . ■ iiuht— i—ft'wt
at present.
Mrs. Mary Bible who has spent,
the winter at the G. W. Davies
home has gone to her home in
Reedsburg. t
Mrs. Dell Young has been ill for
the past week but now able to be
about the house.
Miss Polly Lange is home from
Reedsburg for £. week’s vacation.
Miss Lydia Lawrcnz is home this
week on acount of the death of
her brother, Clinton Lawrenz, Who
wag acidentally shot Friday after
noon. A large number from here
attended the funeral Monday af
At the Lutheran church on
Palm Sunday there were six young
people confirmed. They were
Florence Ulricfi, Albert Ulrich,
Josephine Gurgel, Lawrence Uirich
Norma Schara and Walter Schara.
Sunday was the wedding anniver
sary of Mr. and Mrs. Louis Ulrich
and their relatives surprised them
with arriving with well filled bas
kets for dinner. A good time was
enjoyed by those present.
Twe nt y Buildings
Razzed by Flames
Chatham, Mich.
Fire, caused by two small girls
playing with matches in a hay
barn owned by Frank Ili’l, virtu
ally wiped out the village of Chat
ham, 30 miles cast of Marquette,
Mich., Tuesday with a loss which
may total SIOO,OOO. Twenty build
ings were razed by the flames.
(By the United Press)
Secretary of War Weeks today
appointed three officers from the
engineering corps to make the
preliminary examinat : on and sur
vey authorized by the River and
Harbor act for deeper waterways
between the Great Lakes and the
Hudson River, suitable for vessels
drawing 20 to 25 feet.
Drowned Victim
Not Identified
The man found floating in one
of the lakes at Madison last Sat
urday has not been identified.
The Baraboo Weekly News ft
Now the Only Weekly paper pub
lished at Baraboo, the COUNTY
SEAT of Sauk County. You get
ALL the county news in the Bara
boo News (daily or weekly).
1000 ACRES
Volunteers From Sur
rounding Territory
Subdue Flames By
Extend From Foot of
Hills to Bassett and
Zantow Farms
Over $25,000 damage was done to
timber in Sumpter Tuesday after
noon w'hen nearly 1000 acres of
forest region was swept by fir''.
The flames were con lined to the
timber, no houses or other farm
structures being tn the path of the
hlaze. No one was injured by the
disaster. Some 25 men from Sump
ter town and surrounding terri
tory succeeded in getting the fire
under control before evening ou
According to reports the flame.;
started on the Burstein farm of
30 acres near Pine Hollow. Tha
owner in burning brush let it get
beyond control and the Baraboo
bluff was soon spread with the
disasterous fire.
A strip from the foot of the
bluff on Sauk Prairie to the farms
of . K. Basj&tt and Fred Zantow
in Sumpter today is a mass of
badly damaged timber.
Approximately 600 acres of good
sere it was severely eaten by the
blaze while nearly 400 acres were
swept over and only pir ially da
Fire of Qaraboo
Last week a fire of unknown
origin w discover?) east >£
Baraboo. About ten ae»-e-: on the
John Schneider farm and several
acres on the Riag'nij, farm wore
burned over but little Jam «•'.» w.n
done. The blaze was inguhhed
about 11 oclock at night.
Thee Arrested
On Booze Charge
Upon complaint of District At
torney H. J. Bohn the following
were arrested charged with poss
ession and sale of illicit liquor:
Harr son Case, John Hardwick and
Lcßoy Bender.
Upon motion of the attorneys
for the defendants in Andro’s
court today the cases were ad
journed to April 16.
Farmers Fight
Plan To Flood
Horicon Marsh
With active farmer opposition,
the plan of the Izaak Walton leag
ue to reflood the Horicon marsh of
40,000 acres and convert it into a
game refuge will probably be de
feated in the legislature in Madiscn.»
Take Steps To
Save Pisa’s Tower
Steps have been taken to avoid
the collapse of the leaning tower
of Pisa.
Dr. F. A. Cook
Now Number 23,118
Dr. F. A. Cook became number
2.3118 at the federal penetentiary
at Leavenworth Tuesday.
Russian Paper Is
Expensive For Farmer
The subscription price of the
Russian Pravda is thirty poods, or
more than a thousand pounds of
rye, per annum. A farmer would
pay practically one-fifth of his
farm income tor his daily paper.

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