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Entered in the post office at Bara
boo as Second class matter
IL E. COLK Edi zors & proprietors
Payable in advance
One year $1.50
Eix months 75c
Ttiroo months 4UC
Thursday, April 9, 1925
Hard to dislike a chap who likes
you, isn’t it Well, there’s your
pt ace plan.
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George Washington never told a
But there was no income tax
in George’s day.
Men fight for freedom; then they
begin to accumulate laws to take
it away from themselves.
One thing the world needst. is
an amplifier for the still small
n ■
hi International athletic, circles
it appears that the Einns are
in the swim.
The _rmies came home and
most ?f us went back, into the old
lanes. True, something big,
something fine had come into our
experience that would ever after
ward give life a. new and deeper
meaning. But the war has failed
into memories, to be talked about
and thought about only when good
buddies get. together.
This was not so with John War
; inski. John came home to Mil
waukee wounded, and for four
Jong years-- nobody knows how
long they must have seemed—he
■ at crippled, a prisoner in a wheel
cliaii'. John has been freed from
his chair now, the funeral Is over,
but ll'o will be missed in his neigh
borhood. For, we read, “every mor
ning the flag went to the top of
the nolo. The arm of John War
sinski snapped Io a salute. Every
night at. sundown, the colors
crept slowly down the staff, and
John gathered them in so careful
ly that not even a corner touched
the earth.”
There was a man who knew
what our country means, who lov
ed fits nation despite ail its short
comings and the inequities and
indifference of humankind. There
was no bitterness in his soul,
(hough his country had taken him
and hurt him. One from the newer
comers to this land —not John
Smith or John Brown, who are
the older generations with the
pride of a long line of American
behind them, but John Warsinski.
Once an American wrote a
story about The Man Without a
Country, that is a. classic In pat
riotic literature. There is a
chance for another with a magic,
pen to write tho sory of The Man
With a Country—John Warsinski.
—Milwaukee Journal.
Wisconsin ranks first in produc
tion of flax; is by far the greatest
producer of cheese in the United
States; is the great leader in
1 acking peas with 40 per cent of
the entire output of the country;
Ilin cow' state par excellence with
an average of nine cows on very
farm: she is third in production
< f cabbage; third in production of
(‘aimed milk: second in the num
ber of square yards of street-pav
ing cement; third in mortality for
it. is one of the most healthful
states in the Union; is a great to
bacco-growing state with an out
put of 50,000.000 pounds annually;
is the seconctx largest state manu
facturing farm implements; fourth
state in the production of auto
mobiles; third largest s f ate in
manufacturing leather mittens
and gloves; is fourth in the pro
duction of paper. Wisconsin in
J 919 ranked sixth in concrete pav-
ing, 2,300,000 square yards being
awarded. Wisconsin corn aver
ages more bushels to the acre
than any ether Mississippi Valley
state. Wisconsin has more avail
able water power near markets
than any other state; it has more
silos than any other state. Wis
i consin has the largest breeding
I centers of pure-bred stock of any
state. Wisconsin turns out more
pure-bred seed grain than all oth
er states combined. Wisconsin
normally ships out 25,000 to 30,000 |
carloads of potatoes annually. She
I has the most influential agricul
tural college in all America. She
turns out more horse clothing,
blankets than any other state. Wis
consin has among the largest ore
docks in the states. She leads all
other states in the production of I
butter. Her annual cranberry crop
’ would make 4.000,000 pies. Wiscon
sin tobacco pays more per acre
| than that of any other state. She
cans more seed corn than any oth
er state in the Union. Wisconsin
has the largest manufacturing
creamery in the world. Stanolind J
Within a comparitively short
i tjimc three ministers have gone
I from Baraboo to the state of Mi
’ ebigan. The first to accept a call
I was Rev. H. H. Savage, wno went
i from tne local Baptist church to
Pontiac; he was recently followed
i by Rev. Henry Harris of the Con-
I gregational church who went to
Grass Lake and now Rev. R. M.
Laurenson has resigned from Trin
ity Epiiscopal church and gone to
Hastings. The relation of a minis
ter to a town is very often uncer-
' tain. Since Rev. T. M. Fullerton, a
1 Methodist itinerant, preached the
first sermon on October 16, 1841,
in the log cabin of William Hill,
Baraboo has had a great host of
i preachers. They have come, abided
| for a while, then gone elsewhere.
|Of all those here at the present
; time, Rev. E. C. Henke is the
I dean.
i Preachers are peripatetic. They
J come, work for a while, then are
I gone. They build but never see
their work come to a completion;
I they sow but never reap the full
harvest. They be,stow a henign in
fluence, they do the best they can
1 to create a desire for better liv
ing. They must not be insistent,
‘ they must lead; they cannot head
j a revolution; they most work pa-
i tiently in the vineyard.
A community always regrets to
see these good people go, not
only the minister but his family.
They stand for something that is
good and although not always
strikingly manifest, ,yet the result
of their presence lives after them.
Tn building that t wonderful
structure called civilization, the
Ministers play an important part.
Big business in this country,
] measured by investment in it, is
agriculture. Yet, measured by its
profits in the last five years, agri
culture is negligbible. Chewing
gum has made more money.
There are 6,500,000 farms in the
I United States and 31,614,259 far
mers exclusive of village dwellers
dependent on (agriculture. The
farm crop in 1922 exclusive of
livestock and cotton was valued
on the farm at the dizzy sum of
$7,500,000,000 and in many cases
produced without profit to the far
mer. An analysis of the investments
of the United States shows an im
portant cause of the present bus_D
ness depression.
The gross sales of the Unit el
States Steel (1922) $1,092,697,000.
Standard Oil Company of N. Y..
■N. J. and Indiana, $445,100,000.
A total of $1,537,797,000 for
two of our largest, industrial in
terests in less than one-third oi
our seven and one-half billion dol
lar farm crop, yet United States
Steel and Standard Oil almost do
minate federal legislation.
Capital invested in farms and
farm equipment, $77,000,000,000.
Capital invested in manufac
turing plants, $44,000,000,000.
Capital invested in railroads and
equipment, $20,084,021,000.
Capital invested in bituminous
coal mines. $1,904,450,123.
The investment of the farmers
exceeds the combined investment
of the railroads, factories and
mines by $11,012.528,877. —Emporia
One reason for the lack of na
tional leaders from the South is
advanced by Gerald W. Johnson,
former editorial writer of the
Greenville (N. C.) News, and now
instructor in journalism at the
University of North Carolina.
He ssys in Scribner’s Magazine:
“The Constitution of the Vnited
States, the Congress, the courts
and the Federal army all decreed
that Southern white men should
not rule in their own country. So
Southern white men consigned to
hell the Constitution of the United
Stales, the Congress, the courts
and Hie Federal army, and ruled
anyhow. But to do it they had
to terrorize voters, stuff
ballot-boxes, horsewhip judges, and
in general violate the principle of
submission to the constituted au
thorities which is the foundation

of orderly and enduring govern
ment by the people.
“None the less, by this process
the South lost more than the war
had cost her. Destruction of the
citizen’s belief in his government
was destruction of the moral val
ues accumulated through seven
centuries of training in self-gov
ernment. Nobody knows this bet
ter than thoughtful Southerners;
but at the time when the damage
was done nobody in the South
looked far beyond the immediate
necessities of the moment, for fit
was then apparent that the end
of all things was at hand. After a
few years the leadership of the
South did wake up to a realization
of the abyss to which the rule
of violence was leading. The mo
ment of its awakening is easily
fixed in history—it is marked by
the sudden subsidence of the wild
er manifestations of revolt and
the dissolutio i of the original Ku
, “But work of the sort that went
on in the South in the late sixties
and the early seventies is never*
easily undone. Re-establishment
of the prestige of the repudiated
institutions has been tremendously
difficult. It has been so
that the effort has absorbed _the
energies of the ablest men in the
South to the exclusion of well
nigh everything else. The leader
ship that it might have supplied
to the nation has been fully occu
pied in recapturing the leadership
of the South itself, trying to
sweep back the tide of demagogy,
ignorance, stupidity, and prejudice
that the dynamiting of civilized
government loosed upon the luck
less country.”
Newspaper reading should be
taught in every high school and
college, declared Grant M. Hyde,
of the University of Wisconsin, at
the convention of the American
Association of Teachers of Jour
nalism held in Chicago.
Mr. Hyde said: “If we are to
have better newspapers, a better
community, a better government,
we must train a generation of
young people to demand better
newspapers and to read them in
“Such training is a job for high
school and college teachers. The
relation of the newspaper to the
community is such that, no citizen
can avoid being a newspaper read
er. And it is a great d?al better
for him to read it intelligently
than to dally through it as a form
of amusement.
“It is plain that the person who
reads only the headlines, the sport
page, the serial fiction, the com
ics, is not making intelligent use
of the newspaper nor encouraging
publication of worth-while news
“Without the newspaper our
social system would be inarticu
late, our democratic government
impossible, modern business could
not exist. But its influence is
• only partly effective, because the
American public, while buying
millions of newspapers, does not
read the important things in them.
Baraboo, Wisconsin
I was bred in ok! Wisconsin.
Where the pretty badgers blow.
And the sweet arbutus flowers
Rear their heads up through the
Where the apple blossoms linget
In the orchard on the hills,
Mingling perfume with the wild
And the call of whip-poor-wills.
Where the busy leghorn chickens
Dig pure gold from out the sod,
From a soil that’s quite the richest.
Human being ever trod.
Where the filling stations cluster
On dry land, or deepest mud,
Where the native farmers holler
‘Come right in and chew your cud!’
On a shore, sits old Milwaukee,
Down in Dane grew ‘fighting Bob’
In a university he
Learned to hold a mighty job.
Up in Door, grow bright red cher
Sweet and luscious to the pit,
Fishes swarm in lakes and rivers.
But that’s not the whole of it!
I was born near a small city,
And, at it you shouldn’t hiss,
For its Barahoo, Sauk county,
In the good old state of Wis.
Here the Ringling Brothers started
Here the largest circus grew.
It was called the biggest ever,
From this city,—Baraboo!
It’s a place of some importance,
Yes, it rhymes with kangaroo.
And I don’t kn®w why it shouldn’t,
Since I was raised here, too.
R. 3, Baraboo.
We Thank You
We thank you, Baraboo News!
Altho we’ve different views;
We are not “Within your city”—
Not intending to be witty.
We are your neighbors next door.
Just on the opposite shore
Of the Baraboo River,
Where the maple trees shiver;
After you leave the dam’s roar,
That’s where you’ll find our door.
After you pass the “Come Again”
At the curve of the auto road’s
We’re proud to join the jazz e
Of “What Baraboo Has”.
Again thanking for the mention
With the kindest of intention,
We remain your neighbor next door
By Edith May Watson.
Both now and forever more!
Letter From Florida
From Miss Rebecca Niemeier to
her Aunt L. A. Dudley in Merri
Well, you see I am still in Flori
da; am having a delightful time;
they do things down here, so dif
ferently from New York.
One day recent, my friends and I,
all went to an auction sale of land,
around a lake and on the road to
Altura, the lots went liko “hot
cakes” there was a band of colored
musicians, and every time a lot was
sold, the band played a number, a
large orange grove was also sold.
You could build your house in the
middle of it and have a lovely place’
after all the lots were sold, the band
gave a concert, the musicians sang
southern songs, it was wonderful,
and where did all the people come
from, any how?
On Sunday we took our lunch and
drove to a Lake, called “Pierce
Lake” drove throught an orange
grove called “Mammoth Grove”,
3000 acres. Folks say it is the
largest orange grove in the World.
We stopped at a very pretty house
in this grove in inquire the nearest
road to the lake, and the lady of the
house gave us a large bag of or
anges to add to cur lunch; Oh the
fine Palm trees, and live oaks, with
hanging moss. We could see fish
swimming up and down, in and
out of the water. Wild flowers
too are wonderful;people here talk
land, great buying and selling. A
genteman stopped us one day an 1
asked if we kr ew, the price of land
where we w r ere driving over?” I’d
dearly love co own a home here
“me-own-se’.f” so I would move in
niy next. Remember me to Bara
Altura, Fla.,
WANTED—A real cook, white, not
over 35, older will not be consid
ered. We have other help and want
a congenial associate for them
Best of living conditions. We are
' happy and do not want a cook
who will cause indigestion. Wages
SUSO. Phone —, Los Angeles Times.
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This bill is reported to have
be f -n sent by an Hawaiian carriage
; driver in Honolulu. It certainly
I conveys its meaning in clear, con
cise terms, even if the English is
slightly questionable:
5 comes and 5 goes at .50 a
went —$5.
•Y •¥• v
Mix tin and copper anti you
have bronze; mix tin and grass and
you have a road hog. Eugene,
Oregon Guard.
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Superintendent A. C. Kingsford
' has received a copy of the “In
stitute News” from Arthur J.
: Mertzke, Sterling Hall, Madison,
•Wisconsin. Mr. Mertzke graduated
the first year Mr. Kingsford was
: superintendent of the local schools
and the young man is now the
editor of the above publication,
i The purpose of the publication at
: Madison is to give results
! of research in land economics and
1 public, utilities. Many persons
• have come to grief since the
, World war and as the result of
land inflation and the institute
I proposes to stabilize valuations —•
i try to keep values where they
! should be. A million dollar en
dowment is sought in order to
’ carry on research work. Among
those connected with the institute
| are Albert Shaw, editor of Review
of Reviews; M. B. Rosenberry,
Justice Wisconsin Supreme court;
; Professor Richard T. Ely, Univer
i sity of Wisconsin and many others.
1 Mr. Mertzke is related to H. G.
! Mertzke of Baraboo.
* * Y
Dr. and Mrs. O. F. Schussler
have sent from 2909 Franklin
Terrace, Minneapolis, a copy of Dr.
Schussler’s book, “Pills”. The
couple has spent two years at
Candle Creek, Alaska, near the
Artic circle and in the volume is
recorded some of their experiences
in the far north. Pills as a dog
which met with a tragedy, a black
and tan fox terrier of much in
itelligence. The native dogs have
no mercy on their cousins from
other countries. The terrier had
several encounters with the dogs
owned by the natives but seemed
to have no fear. One day when Dr.
Schussler left the house with a
dog team to make a call, lolls
managed to escape and followed.
He was placed on the sled, a rab
bit was seen by the team, a chase
followed, the team became en
, tangled, Dr. Schussler fell in try
' ing to free them, a native dog
i seized him, Pills flew to the res
[ cue, and all that was left of the
i terrier was a spot on the snow.
I Fate, long foretold, was his. The
' story is directly told and is of deep
| interest to all who are a lover
lof dogs or who are interested in
the north. The volume is illus
-1 trated and contains other sketches.
Mrs. Schussler was a former resi
dent of Baraboo and is related to
Mrs. E. H. Roser.
Silver Wedding
At Ulrich Home
Relatives and friends to the
number of 47 gathered, Sunday, at
the home of Mr. and Mrs. Lewis
Ulrich to remind them cf their
silver wedding anniversary. Each
came with well filled basket and a
delicious dinner was soon served to
the following guests: Mr. and Mrs.
Paul Bittrich and daughter loma,
Mr. and Mrs. William Dresher and
family, Mr. and Mrs. Albert Dresh
er and son Clarence, Mr. and Mrs.
William Ulrich and family, Mr. and
Mrs. Richard Ulrich and family,
Mr. and Mrs. August Steinehorst,
Mr. and Mrs. Percy Peterson and
father and mother, Mr. and Mrs.
Herman Dresher, and children of
Sumpter, Mrs. Augusta Ulrich, Mr.
and Mrs. Otto Gurgel and family,
Mr. and Mrs. F. Hintz and family
of Ableman, and Clare Hayes.
Among all the lovely cakes was
the wedding cake baked by Myrtle
Ulrich, v.’hick was trimmed with
silver in honor of the occasion. The
day passed by very pleasantly and
at five o'clock a cafeteria supper
was served. Mr. and Mrs. Ulrich
were presented with a beautiful set
of silver knives and forks and table
spoons, they also received some
money. Congratulations were read
from friend and relatives from Ra
cine. All departed for home wish
ing Mr. and Mrs. Ulrich many more
happy wedding anniversaries.
Ho Legislative
Letter This Week
O. D. Brandenburg at Madison
has a severe cold. There is no
legislative letter this week.
News Notes
Of Fairfield
Mr. and Mrs. Norris Wilcox of
Baraboo came Friday to Fairfield
to spend a few days with relatives
and friends here who were truly
glad to see them in the neighbor
hood once more.
Mr. and Mrs. Ed. Dunham, two
son and two daughters of Delton
visited Sunday evening with their
aunt. Mrs. E. A. Webster.
The Willing Workers Society
will meet this week Thursday with
Mrs. George Clark for dinner.
Mrs. E. C. Green is on the s sick
Orrie Kerpratic. of Reedsburg
was a business* caller in Fairfield
one day last week.
Mrs. Charlie Beardsley spent
Saturday and Sunday with her
mother, Mrs. J. Seaborn of Bara
Farmers Club
Holds Meeting
At the regular meeting of the
Skillet Creek Farnrers Club re
cently at the heme of Mr. and Mrs.
Godfrey Gehri interesting talks
were given by Mrs. Acott,
county nurse and Miss Essie Brooks
county superintendent of schools.
The subject of Mrs. Acott was
“First Aid” and Miss Brooks talked
on her trip abroad which was il
lustrated by slides of pictures tak
en cn the trip.
Miss Florence Gehri, daughter of
the host and hostess, delighted with
a number of songs which were
heartily encored. .Mrs. Belle Ris
ley also delighted the guests with
instrumental selections.
After a visiting intermission, re
freshments were served and the
meeting closed with the singing of
America. A vote of thanks was
extended t o those cn the program
and the host and hostess.
Mill Bluff
News Notes
Mr. and Mrs. Frank Baum and
son Mr. and Mrs. Ed Miller and
children, Mrs. Peter Zins, Otto,
Clarence, Rudy and * Lorenz Zins
enjoyed an ice cream supper at
the Otto Welke home Friday eve
Mr. and Mrs. John Henn and
sons Bennie and - Albert and Miss
Lizzie Henn and Cunie Paepke
spent Friday evening with the
Carl Henn family near Lodi.
Mr. and Mrs. Theo. Baum of Sauk
City are spending a week with
their son, Frank Baum and family.
The news cames as a surprise
to the friends and neighbors last
Sunday when they heard of the
marriage of Ed Von Bern to Miss
Leona Bohn sack.
Ministers Hold
April Session
The Elaraboo Valley Ministerr
ial Association held its April
meeting at the Evangelical chruch
in this city on Monday. Beside
members of the associations, vis
itors were present from Portage
and Prairie du Sac. Twenty-eight
were served at dinner in the church
dining room.
The address was by Mr. Lewis,
a field worker for the Ku Klux
Klan. Current events for the
month were given by the Rev. E.
C. Henke.
The next meeting, the first
Monday in May.- is to be held at
La Valle, at which time the pa
per will be given by Rev. T. S.
Beavin of Reedsburg.
Reedsburg was greatly shocked
Saturday to hear of the shooting
of Clinton Lawrenz, of Excelsior,
a few miles east of Reedsburg.
The boy had not been well for a
long time and seemed to be des
H'e took his gup, Jelling h»s
father he would go and kill the old
family dog. When his father went
to the barn some time later he
found the dead body of his son on
the barn floor with the gun be
side him.
The family is highly respected
and the boy about twenty-five
The funeral was held Monday at
the Excelsior Chapel and the re
mains were taken to North Free
dom for burial.
He is survived by his father.
William Lawrenz and several sis
ters and a brciher.
News Notes
Of Lyons
Several from here attended a
farewell party on Mr. and Mrs. Roy
Montayne in South Delton Saturday
night. They moved to Delton Mon
Mr. and Mrs. Carl Neitzel and
family and Mr. and Mrs. Max
Springer and Betty Alice True
spent Sunday at the Paul Henke
heme in Excelsior.
Miss Theresa Diechler and Lester
Springer spent Sunday in Madison.
Miss Dischler’s brother being in
the hospital there.
Mr. and Mrs. Harry Jones of Val
ley Junction have moved in part
of the Springer house.
Claire Hawkins has, recovered
from his accident and is back at
Inez Graves who has been having
the mumps is again at work.
Ernest Haskens has gone to
Madison where he ha§ gmplcyinent.
Th? village fire house received a
new coat of paint recently.
Miss Elfreida Florin■ resumed her
school duties Monday after a seige
of mumps.
Mrs. Perry comeigh acted as
substitute teacher for Miss Florin.
Miss Velma McGaw attended the
funeral of Harold Laverence in Ex
celsior Monday afternoon.
Miss Edna Hunt is spending her
vacation in Madison with her par
ents, Mr. and Mrs. Al. Hunt.
Hansch and Hill are giving a
new’ coat of paint to the house near
the store.
Yoss Harseim who is seriously ill
remains about the same..'
To Take Part In
Easter Concert
A clipping from th^’Rocky Moun
tain News, March 31, contains the
following interesting item, concern
ing Erie Faber, former Baraboo boy
and a sen of Mrs. E. B. Winslow,
Light Tan and Patent
- §5.50
Snappy selections for Easter wear in tan, patent and
Dotdlend Shoe Co.
*%M IO H C»4A O £ FOO7W £A Q,
©hone S9OW 3rd STREET
1 OKLAHOMA $401,000,000
WISCONSIN $352,000,000
These totals for value of all 1923 agricultural products (includ
ing dairy products), recently announced by the United States
Department of Agriculture, show OKLAHOMA 49 MILLION
DOLLARS AHEAD of oar own good state. This growing farm
prosperity is the security behind our
Any Amount 5100 Up €% Any Length of Time
31 Years Without Loss to Any Investor
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“Erie Faber. Denver lyric tenor,
will have a place among the solo
ists for the famous Lindsborg fes
tival performance of Handel’s “Mes
siah” to be held at Lindsburg. Kan.
April 5-12. Mr. Faber will sing
the tenor parts of the oratorio as
well as a vocal recital in the festi
val week.
“A newcomer in Denver some
two years ago, Mr. Faber has prov
ed himself a singer and teacher of
the highest order. A pupil of Mme
Delia Valeri, tone specialist of New
York city, he has appeared on sev
eral cccasions at Kimball Hall, Chi
cago, in recitals of the American
Conservatory of Music. Last year
Mr. Faber appealed in joint recitai
with AlbeHo Saivi, harpist, at
Sterling. Kan.- Mr. Saivi played
a concert in Denver a short time
ago. This yea l . Mr. Faber sang
the tenor role in the opera. “Pat
ience” which was recently produc
ed by the Tuesday Musical club at
the Broadway theater.
“Mr. Faber is director of music
at the First United Presbyterian
church here.”
In Baraboo last summer, Mr.
Faber conducted a summer school
of music and he expects to return
here this summer, arriving here
early in June, to conduct another
school of music, beginning July 1.
On the job—in
your car —that’s
where Exide Pit
tcrics earned th dr C’
reputation “the
long-life battery.” TWx
We handle only genuine Exide partt

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