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Thursday, May 28, 1925
hTc l. hits'thf, GUN-TOTER
The first man to flash a revolver
under the new Wisconsin gun
toting law is fined $l5O in a Mil
waukee court and on failure to
pay is sent, to jail for four months.
That sounds better. A “century
and a half,” ns the crooks would
say, will appear to many citizens
none to much under a law that
allows a SSOO fine or 364 days be
hind the bars. But it is so much
higher than the old scale that it,
ought to be a deterrent. And the
cost of gun-toting can be raised
a good many more notches under
tin- statute. Here is a law that
holds responsibility of ridding Wis
cons in of its walking arsenals, and
we hope every court of justice will
recognize that the man who flash
es a gun deliberately endangers
the safety of (he community. —Mil-
waukee Journal.
THE JUMPING OFF PLACE
Writers are always saying there
is no aim in life.
It is a weak, senseless observa
tion. There is an aim in life,
written over everything in large
letters:
It is to be as comfortable, as
well behaved, as useful, as success
ful as possible. It, is a waste of
time to say you should have been
born differently, and into a differ
ent world. You were not, so that’s
the end o that. Don’t sit. around
and grumble. Get busy at some
useful, practical thing, always eas
ily within reach, and you will find
wore comfort in it than In being
idle and silly.
And the jumping off place?
Well, jump off. Everyone lias
to do it; there Is no remedy;
Jump oIT like a gentleman, and
leave something behind to be re
membered pleasantly.
Your future? That has been tak
rn care of, too, and millions and
millions have found it bearable.—
Howe’s Monthly.
A DOCTOR’S VIEW
Dr. Haven Emerson, formerly
Commissioner of Health of New
York City, and now at the School
of Medicine of Columbia Univer
sity has uisnibuted the following
fourtee i points about alcohol:
1. Alcohol is a cause of death,
2. Alcohol is a cause of pri
mary disease.
3. Alcohol causes disabilities
through inheritance.
I. Alcohol lowers resistance to
infection. '
5. Alcohol increases suscepti
bility to poison from heavy metals.
(5. Alcohol increases mortality
rate of infections.
7. Alcohol increases the sever
ity, complications, and time of re
covery from industrial accidents.
8. Alcohol increases the prev
alence of venereal disease.
fl. Alcohol increases the general
morbidity and mortality from oth
er diseases than those duo direc
tly to the use of alcohol.
10. Alcohol shortens the span
of life.
11. Alcohol is a depressant
drug, a protoplasmic poison.
12. Alcohol delays and renders
inaccurate neuro-muscular re
actions.
13. Alcohol reduces judgment,
discrimination, endurance, and
precision of action.
14. Alcohol reduces consump
tion of milk in the United States.
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EDUCATION, AUTOMOBILES
AND TOBACCO
According to government reports
this country spent in 1922 the vast
sum of $1,580,671,296 for the op
eration of elementary and high
schools, or $14.47 per capita.
In the expenditure of money Cal
ifornia leads with $25.30 per per
son, South Dakota is next with
$23.92. There are many states a
liead of Wisconsin, the figures for
this state being $14.82. The south
ern states are the lowest, Arkansas
spending but $4.91.
During the year 1922 this coun
try spent almost as much for to
bacco in its various forms. The
total amount, according to the best
government estimates was $1,445,
000,000. V
But the educational and tobac
co bills of the country are small
when compared with automobiles
and the things that go with them.
During the same year, according to
government estimate, the people
of the United States spent $3,739,
936,854 for automobiles, trucks,
tires and replacements. In feder
al, state and municipal taxes auto
owners paid out $471,548,000. A
total of 6,685,035,280 gallons of gas
oline was used in this country
during the past year. At an aver
age price of 20 cents per gallon,
this would amount to $1,337,007,056.
In other words our total auto bill
per year, .including the purchase
of machines, tires, replacements,
taxes and gasoline is $5,548,482,010.
HIRING THE TEACHER
One of the tasks before the school
boards of Wisconsin is the hiring
of teachers. In discussing the em
ployment of teachers in the rural
schools, Jennie S. Owen of the El-
Dorado (Kansali) Times, says:
“As far hack as we can remem
ber our dad was the senior mem
ber of the Wood Tick Hollow school
board and by reason of his senior
ity said the final word in the
hiring of the teachers. For many
years it was our duty when a shy.
pretty, starched and be-ruffled
school ma’am came knocking tim
idly at our front door to escort
her to the field where father was
plowing corn, stacking wheat or
raking hay. We quaked in silent
trepidation as, barefooted, we pick
ed our way through the sand burr
patches and over the stubble fields
toward the autocrat of the school
board. Our heart went out in sym
pathy to the scared little teachers
when wo sensed that he did not
approve of them. He did not often
err in judgment in his selection as
we recall the roll of those who
taught us our-A. B. C.’s and multi
plication tables and the re'st* of
country school lore. There was |
one, pretty Fanny Naill, who must |
have been one c.C the advance j
guards of flapperdom. She had a !
tousled head of yellow golden
curls, beaux galore, the Big Boys
numbered among them, and she
was known to declare a holiday
and send the children home when
the desire to attend a circus or
picnic overpowered her teaching
inclinations. She was paid the mak
nifieent salary of $17.50 a month**
and she was not rehired the second
term. Once we were partners In
crime with a little miss who really
was older than she looked. “He
never will hire me if lie sees hew
little I am,” she said fearfully as
wo drove bumpily in her buggy
along the ends of the rows to
where father was plowing. “.Let's
drive up close to him so you won’t
nave to get out of the buggy ana
he won’t notice how short you
are”, we suggested which we did.
*
She was hired and made an ex
cellent teacher, but the little de
ceit always pricked our conscience
a little until wo grew older and
learned that Napolean who was
small of stature, would never get
off his horse when he wanted to
make a good impression
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SOME GOOD HEALTH RULES
While good health is desired by
most everyone, health is often
spoken of as being a matter of
good fortune. In reality health is
the result of good habits—good
health habits and good food hab
its. The home economics exten
sion service, lowa State College,
has prepared a few pertinent rules
which most anyone can follow.
Good health habits:
1. Take a full bath more than
! once a week.
2. Wash hands before each
; meal.
3. Brush teeth at least once a
day.
4. Get plenty of sleep each
night with windows open.
5. Exercise part of every day
out-of-doors.
6. Have a bowel movement
each morning.
Stand tall. Sit erect.
Good food habits:
1. Do not eat when excited, har
ried or angry.
2. Drink four to eight glasses of
water daily.
3. Chew slowly and chew thor
oughly.
4. Eat a good breakfast —cer-
eal, fruit, bread, milk, egg.
5. Eat a.n ample lunch with
something hot.
6. Eat a simple supper with no
fried foods, no heavy meat and no
rich dessert.
7. Serve meals at regular times.
8. Eat some other vegetable
than potatoes each day.
9. Eat some fruit each day.
10. Serve no tea or coffee to
children.
THE HITCHING POST
Someone has coined the simile,
“as lonely as a hitching post.” But
come to think of it when have we
seen a hitching post? Where does
Old Dobbin park on his infrequent
visits to town? The hitching post
has become obsolete and to the
few horses that are driven these
days this must seem an unfriendly,
inhospitable world.
Once not so many years ago a
hitching post was appurtenant to
every home, but it has gone the
way of the livery stable, the picket
fence, the hammock and the fam
i ily photograph album. Two de
cades ago no home could pretend
to hold up its head in a neighbor
hood unless it had a hitching post
in front. It was a sign of respecta
bility. A home without a hitching
post was like a home without an
iron foot scraper on each side of
tho door.
There were many kinds of hitch
ing posts. We remember one in
town which was topped by an iron
i
horse head. When children, we
watched for the house before which
it stood on our rare trips to town.
Then there were tall stone slabs
with an iron ring at the top through
which to pass the horse’s rein.
In country homes, hitching posts
were usually the straightest,
smoothest fencepost that father
could find and there were as many
as were grown daughters in
the family, for woe unto the beau
who indiscreetly tied his nag to
one of his choice trees which were
the pride of his heart. And peev
ish were the daughters if there
were not enough hitching posts to
go around on Sunday nights.—Jen
nie S. Owen in Eldorado Times.
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Ollapodrida
THE LAKE PAVILION
Of course, Mr. Editor, if the
pavilion at Devils lake really is
to take on the architectural form
of a castle or manor house then it
might fittingly be termed Chateau.
| If not, then the application of such
! a name becomes absurd. When for
the first time I saw the structure
three weeks ago it. was in such an
unfinished state that its design was
far from apparent.
Anyway, its location was so un
fortunate that I could not have told
whether the plan was French,
Romanesque, or of the Renaissance.
; That old, sweet first view of our
beautiful lake rudely intercepted!
That was what cruelly hurt me.
1 1 really beheld nothing but the
; vandal intrusion of that obnoxious
1 eclipse. What earthly reason was
there why it could not have been
placed 100 feet or so to the west.
Now one simply feels blanketed,
I smothered as he rolls down the
beautiful Warner road and swings
;( n to the avenue straight down to
the water’s edge—No! Smack up
against a barricade of boards!
That offense apparently is now a
past remedy, and perhaps it makes
no difference what the displeasing
| barrier is called. Many explosive
terms have been used regarding it,
but none fits the crime. It was so
utterly needless, too. Was a land
scape architect consulted? It
j would be interesting to know if
the state architect, who must have
! drawn the plans, sanctioned the
site. But, after all, is the build
ing a chateau? The old Cliff House
was indeed somewhat suggestive of
BARABOO WEEKLY NEWS
I a Swiss chalet. It’s a dear old
: name —Cliff House, and its perpet
| nation mig ht be desired, but what
ever happens nothing can excuse
the offending location of the new
dance hall.
O. D. BRANDENBURG f
Madison, May 23.
' AFTER THE STORM
The excitement of the contest is
over, and I am satisfied with the
j result. To my many friends in
Bamboo and vicinity who have as
| sisted at my funeral I am deeply
I grateful. The only way I can re
pay you is by selling you Mutual
Life insurance or High Grade
i bonds for which I am special a
| gent as I am the Resident repre-
I sentativo of Halsey, Stuart & Co.
I Mlwaukee.
H. R. RUGER
H. M. Johnston of Baraboo writ
es as follows from Zephyr Hill,
Fla., where he has spent the pas'
winter.
“I shall be roaming about now for
awhile so I can’s name any address.
I leave Zephyr Hills the eighteenth
anjd. probably reach Baraboo in
Juno. Exceedingly hot and dry
I here now, temperature 110 degrees
iin the sun the other day. It
hcvers close to 80 degrees in my
room now every day.
“Your Daily News is good and
the Weekly the best I have the
pleasure of reading.
T think Florida summer about
as uncomfortable as Wisconsin win
; ter. Corn is in tassel here now.”
BYTHEWAY
Miss Mary T. Durward, who is
spending the summer at Durward’s
glen, has arranged a flow'er garden
at the cottage in the form of a
delta —delta for Durward. When
living her father, the poet and
painter, grew beautiful flowers
on the same ground but during re
cent years but little effort lias
been made to beautify the approach
to the old home. Miss Durward
is having the dead trees, killed
by the fire two years ago, removed
from the woods. During the past
winter she was with her brother,
Andrew, in Texas. She will be at
the old home during the summer.
Y Y Y
“The Flower Grower” contains
an article on “Tulip Cultural Di
rections” by R. B. Griggs of this
city. The publication comes from
Calcium, New York. cul
ture has been a favorite hobby
with Mr. Griggs for many years
and he is able to give excellent
directions for growing these
beautiful flowers.
Y Y Y
j At the rear of his home on Third
! street, A. J. Gemmill has one of
I the finest beds of tulips in town.
Mr. Gemmill has followed direc
! tions given by R. B. Griggs and
the results have been highly sat
isfactory. The present season has
been too dry for tulips for they
naturally require considerable
moisture. Some of the growers in
town have been using water with
good results.. In Holland where tu
lips grow to almost perfection
there is an abundance of rainfall
and cool weather —just what these
flowers like.
Y Y Y
Physical Culture Magazine for
June, a MacFadden publication,
contains another of Judge Lind-,
say’s dramatic articles dealing
with various social problems, this
time he asks “Why Condemn the
Unmarried Mother?” It is written
in the fearless way that Ben Lind
say has. There is a very interest
ing article on fat reduction “Those
Horrible Extra Pounds Are Go
ing,” a strong article dealing with
vaccination “The Viciousness of
Vaccination.” Also this issue has
a Bernarr MacFadden Chart, which
is being used :n conjunction with
the setting up exercises broadcast
over the radio from WOR. Dr.
Edmund C. Gray advises you to j
“Get Your Exercise Through the j
Air.” Altogether you will find the j
current issue most instructive and i
entertaining.
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Dr. A. B. Stout, formerly a mem- j
ber of the Baraboo High school
faculty, writes from the v -New York ‘
Botanical garden that his family
and himself spent the winter in
Florida where Dr. Stout was mak
ing a study of the avocado. The
avocado is one of the American
laurel trees which bears a fruit
similar in <=ize and shape to a large
pear, and is often eaten as a sal
ad. The fruit is semitropical and !
is frequently called the alligator
pear. The fruit is rich in oil and
protein—rich as beefsteak and
weighing about one pound. A:
tree bears 150, 300. 600, 1,200 or j
even more of the pears.
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Mr. and Mrs. Barton Davidson j
Smith, Hotel Carlton, have an
nounced the engagement of their j
cousin, Carclyn Minnette Taylor,!
Hotel Aster .to Raleigh Halmes
Thurwacter/ Waukesha. Miss Tay-I
t
' lor is the daughter of the late
Judge and Mrs. James B. Taylor of
Portage and she taught in the kin
dergarten of the Baraboo schools
a few years ago.
¥
Speaking of old houses in Bara
j boo, the Noyes brick house at the
corner of First and Ash was built
in 1840 and 1850 while the house
occupied by Mrs. Burganah Jen
nings, corner Ash and Second
| was erected in 1850. Just what
house .a town is the oldest and
when erected would be interesting
to know. Aside from those in
Green Bay and Prairie du Chien
the Agency house amd surgeons
quarters at Portage are among the
oldest in the state. The former
was erected about 1832 and the lat
ter a short time before.
Fairfield Club meet
Well Attended
The Willing Workers Society
| which met last Thursday afternoon
|in Fairfield with Mrs. Oscar
Shultz, was attended by a large
number and very much enjoyed by
all.
The next meeting will be held
with Mrs. Ed. C. Green Thursday,
June 4th. A large attendance is
desired and all will be welcome.
The League meet of the commu
nity church for Sunday evening was
postponed on account of the num
ber wishing to attend the meeting
at the Wesleyan church in Baraboo
conducted by Rev. W. W. McCord,
evangelist.
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Spring- Green Lad
First In Exhibit
Russell Pearl, of Spring Green,
I took first place in the Sauk county
seed corn exhibit of the National
Seed Corn show held in Chicago uii
i der the auspices of the Sears-Roe
: buck Agricultural Foundation, ac
| cording to a report reaching here.
His entry was chosen as the best
I in this county’s display and was
i awarded the blue ribbon,
j The average germination of the
i corn entered in the county exhibit
! \va 95.5 per cent, the report stated,
j This is considerably higher than
; the average found for all Wisconsin
entries, which was only 65 per cent.
The National Seed Corn Show, of
which the Sauk county exhibit was
a part, was the largest seed corn
show ever held. It was designed
to call the attention of American
corn growers to the condition of
, their seed corn and the need for
germination tests, to assure a good
crop. Fully 27,411 farms in 45
I states had entries in the show,
which was in effect a series of 1731'
county exhibits. Each ear was
tested for germination, and the
| judges were ten of the leading corn
i authorities in America.
South Fairfield
News Notes
Hayes Frazier and friend, Mr.
Morgan took Sunday dinner at the
Frank Beardsley home in South
Fairfield. The gentlemen were
motoring back to Thompson, 111., as
ter spending a few days with Mr.
and Mrs. W. Frazier at LaValle.
; Other visitors at the Beardsley
home were Mrs. Ida Beardsley and
Mr. and Mrs. Alfons Heytens of
Baraboo.
Albert Seils and son of Evans
ville visited Friday and Saturday
: at the Otto Seils and Gus Platt
; homes.
The Leech Creek school gave an
| interesting program Friday to the
j mother’s of the district. The teach
j er, Miss Lois Porter presented each
[mother with two carnations.
Mr. and Mrs. Albert Ziegler and
I daughters Jessie and Doris, Mrs.
jA. Attridge and daughter, Ella
I called on Mrs. Toomey in Lyons
Thursday.
Mrs. John Caflisch, Mrs. D. Si
monson and son of Portage visit
ed Thursday at the Monroe Bump
! home and in the afternoon attend-
I ed the Willing Workers society at
! Mrs. Schultze’s.
Oscar Schultz is driving a new
j Nash car.
The Will Jones family of Green
; field called Sunday evening at the
Albert Barstow and Albert Ziegler
I homes.
Mr. and Mrs. Roy Frazier of Bar
i aboo visited his parents, Mr. and
Mrs. M. Frazier Sunday.
Mr. and Mrs. Peter Killer attend-.
I ed a church conference in Madison
i Sunday and called on Mrs. Schoeph
| oerster of south of Baraboo who is
! in a Madison hospital where she
underwent an operation.
The Oscar Schultz family attend
!ed the funeral of Mr. Schultzes
brother at Arlington Sunday.
Observance Of
Memorial Sunday
Memorial services were held
Sunday morning at the Presbyter
ias church. All of the patriotic
orders of the city were represent-
ed. the G.A.R.. Sons of Veterans,
i
Spanish-American war veterans.
American Legion, and the auxil
t iaries of each.
The quartet, consisting of Daniel
Roberts. T. R. Williams, Henry
Koppke. Stanford Richardson
sang “Tenting on the Old Camp
Ground.”
The pastor spoke of the duty and
privilege of remembering the sac
rifices of those who had died and
also the living. The main part of
the sermon was given to showing
the hand of God in American his
tory.
The church was crowded and it
was necessary to use chairs to ac
comodate the attendance.
Ableman Folk
On Motor Trip
Mr. and Mrs. P. L. Pinard of
Chicago on a motor trip through
Wisconsin, arrived at the home of
Mr. and Mrs. . L. Baumgarten at
Ableman on Monday, May 18th.
Mrs. Baumgarten then accom
panied the Pinards to Loganville
where a luncheon was served at
the home of Mr. and Mrs. Martin
Rcever.
Mrs. Roeier then accompanied
them back to Ableman, from where
they all motored up to Withee,
Wis., where several days were
spen at the home of Mr. and Mrs.
Edwin Smith. From here Mrs.
Smith joined the party on a trip to
Chippewa Falls and back to Able
man arriving there Sunday noon,
May 24th.
Mrs. Smith will visit with her
mother until after Decoration Day
j when Mr. Smith will join her and
! accompany her back to Withee.
Mr. and Mrs. Pinard left Able
| man on Tuesday of this week for
! Chicago from where an extended
| tour will be made to Three Oaks,
Mich-, and several other points in
Illinois. They will be at home to
their many friends after Decora
tion Day, at 212 S N. Lexington ave.
Chicago, 111.
Mrs. Pinard was formerly Miss
Myrtle Brunken, grand daughter of
i Mr. John Brunnhoefer, Sr.
Delphian Club
Closes Season
The Baraboo Delphian chapter
held its regular meeting Monday
evening. The study ,on
cer” was led by Miss Mary Kun
zelman. Those on the program
were, Mrs. IT. J. Bohn, Mrs. Mar
tha Johnston. Mrs. W. D. Stanley,
Mrs. F. E. Morey and Mrs. L. W.
Sayles.
The chapter disbanded for the
summer and plans to meet again
the second Monday in September.
They feels that the year’s work
has been a most profitable one and
thoroughly enjoyed by all.
Gets Jag On
Lemon Extract
Julius Johnson, Richland Center,
charged with appearing on the
streets of Baraboo in an intoxi
cated condition was arrested by
Patrolman F. C. Schuster. Before
Justice H. L. Halsted Johnson was
sentenced to 30 days in the coun
ty jail. Two bottles of lemon ex
tract which apparently the defen
dant had been drinking, were found
on his person.
“Dead” Man Boke;
Suit Is Dropped
When Charles Bretz was div
orced from his wife he disappeared
from his home in Sandusky, Ohio.
For years nothing v/as heard of
him: his disappearance was com
plete. After 17 calendars had
found their way to the trash heap
Bretz’s sons, believing him dead,
brought suit to recover valuable
property.
The lawyer was giving the court
evidence that Bretz was dead when
the “corpse” walked into the court
room and was able to prove his
identity. Of course the suit was
stopped for not even the best Phil
adelphia lawyer could have proven
Bretz dead with Bretz on hand rea
dy to prove that the report was ex
aggerated.
Bretz’s sons went back to work.
APPLICATIONS TO MARK*
John Meixelsperger, Spring Green
Hilda Ederer, Spring Green
Tony Liegel, Loganville.
Anna Volk, Loganville.
Thursday
Thirty members and friends of
the Congregational Ladies Aid held
a fine meeting at the home of Mrs.
E. M. Leiser on Mount street, Wed
nesday afternoon. May 20. Delicious
refreshmentsfiiwere served by Mrs.
Leiser and Mrs. Rumps at the close
of a business session and a social
, time was enjoyed.
Max Fein berg has opened an auto
exchange business in the former
Ringling elephant barn on Water
street. The formal opening of the
new shop took place this morning.
; Besides dealing in used cars and
j trucks, Mr. Feinberg will carry a
full line of new automobile acces
sories and tiyes. The shop will be
known as the, Felnberg Auto Ex
change. „ , t.
Members of Bamboo camp of the
United Spanish War veterans were
in Lodi today to attend the funeral
| of Melville A.” Barry, 85, a veteran
; of the Civil war. Those present
! from Baraboo camp and auxiliary
1 were Mr. ami Mrs. Charles Berg,
| Mr. and Mrs. L. A. Brown, Louis
| Murray, Mrs. .Fred Sprattler, and
j Mrs. Schwenke. Mr. Parry was
| once a resident of Baraboo, pre
j vious to 1880, when he went to Lodi
!to reside. He was a charter mem
! ber and in fact one of the organi
zers of the Lodi G. A. R. During
the past winter he had been in
feeble health, and when he was tak
en sick with the flu he was unable
! to regain his strength, even though
he recovered from the disease it
self. He is survived by his wife
and one son Fred, who resided at
home. a
Friday
Otto Woidner, Wonewoc, was
! struck by an auto driven by Robert
Armbruster of Hillsboro. The ac
cident happened in Wonewoc. The
youth received a broken collar
bone and other bruises.
Dr. and Mrs. F. S. Hartman and
Mr. and fe-L. M. Francisco and
daughter cam®from Chicago to the
Farm Kitchen ,for a visit with Mr.
and Mrs. Harold Baldwin. All
have returned home except Mrs.
Francisco >an'(b daughter who will
remain at the,.rural home for sev
eral days.-»t .i’
Word hasulbeen received from
Clarence Rix that he safely ar
rived at Lancaster, Ky., and has
accepted tfte<> position he formely
held with the J. F. Holtzclaw &
Son Furniture company of that
| city. f ' 4
Miss Audtfdyb Murphy, daughter
| of Mr. and Mrs. A. F. Murphy, has
| Returned Re Whitewater normal
j school after attending the funeral
of her grandfather, J. J. Murphy.
Friends of'Miste Murphy will be In
j terested to “knew that she won
l third typing in the state
normal sclihdl contest held in
Whitewateb recently. She is a
graduate of the commercial de
partment of the Baraboo High
school.
A regular meeting of the Order of
Eastern Star at the Masonic Tem
ple last night was followed by a
delightful dancing party. The
Joe Mae’s Orchestra of Madison
played for she : dancing which was
enjoyed by members and friends.
A number of'Baraboo members of
the Star have 'gone to Kilbourn to
night to atteritl a banquet and pro
gram commemorating the twenty
fifth anniversary of the Kilbourn
lodge at which the Baraboo chapter
was inviteif'td be present.
The L. S. C. met with Mrs. J. B.
Martin oh ThWsday afternoon with
twenty members present and a
number of visitors. The usual bus
iness was disposed of and a social
time was enjoyed. A good sized
sunshiny bill was allowed beside
light and janitor bills. The club
adjourned to meet in two weeks,
the place to be announced later.
Mrs. Martin was assisted by Mrs.
Ida Newell ih Serving icecream and
wafers. '•
The Catholic Women’s club of
Kilbourn entertained the local
clubs of POrtage and Baraboo at a
picnic super in Riverview Camp
grounds Thursday afternoon. Forty
members from Baraboo drove over
and enjoyed their hospitality. Ar
rangements had been made for
their entertainment by the host
esses and impromptu talks were
given by : members of the three
clubs. ’■
Saturday
Glenn Anderson celebrated his
eighth birthday on Friday by en
tertaining eight boy friends at the
home of his parents, Mr. and Mrs.
Louis M. Anderson, 304 Birch street
Games entertained the boys until
supper time when a delicious birth
day meal was served. Glenn re
ceived many nice gifts from his
friends. , <
George W. Andrews was in
Reedsburg on Thursday to attend
a meeting of. the committee ap
pointed by the county board of
supervisors to take charge of the
matter of a Ituberculosis test for
Sauk county. The committee has
supervised the circulation of peti
tions, it being necessary for 60
per cent of the cattle owners to re
quest such a Rest before it is giv
en free by the'State, and this work
has been completed in all but a
THURSDAY, MAY 28, 1925
’ few of the necessary towns.
Joe Holmes is not gaining very
! fast at St. Mary’s hospital in Mil
waukee. He has been there six
, weeks with an abscess on his eye.
He puts in many long lonesome
j hours, being away from home and
! he can see nothing. The engineers
j calUfrequentlv. the Masonic Lodge
of Friendship and Adams sends
an abundance of fruit and the Chi
cago & Northwestern Club of Chi
cago sent him a large basket of
cut. flowers. He is glad to have
callers at all times.
Lester Safford of this city is re
covering from injuries to his hands
and face received when he came
:in contact with a quantity of
| poison ivy near his home on Mul
berry street.
Mrs. E. M. Hoag, a former resi
dent, who has been spending sev
eral months in Massachusetts and
Chicago, is visiting Baraboo
friends. She expects to leave soon
for Los Angeles, visiting on the
way.
Mr. and Mrs. H. Borchers and
Lloyd Conway and Mr. and Mrs.
George Ahrensmeyer and family,
Merrimack made a motor trip Sun
day through Baraboo, Portage Par
deeville, thence to Lodi returning to
Merrimack via ferry. In the evening
they again drove to Baraboo to at
tend show at Al. Ringling theatre.
A stone entrance has been erec
ted at the entrance to the property
owned by the power company i
short distance north of Prairie du
Sac. Field boulders were used in
the construction.
Special memorial services were
held on Sunday morning at the
Presbyterian church. Members of
the American Legion and Auxiliary
attended the service in a body and
Walter Sctiroeder, chaplain of the
j Baraboo post, took part in the ex-
I ercises. The pastor, Rev. E. (’.
Henke, gave a sermon Suitable to
the day and the Baraboo male
quartet sang special music.
James R. Hastie and daughter,
Miss Grace R. Hastie, have return
j ed to their home near Poynette af
ter a visit with Mrs. J. W. Wright
and daughter, Miss Christina.
When Mr. Hastie came with his
relatives from the east in 1856 they
reached Madison by train and then
rode on a four horse stage-coach to
the Davis tavern some instance east,
of Dekorra. They were then con
veyed by team to the home of rel
atives in the town of Dekorra.
There was no railroad at Portage at
that time and the v hole region was
virtually undeveloped. Mr, Has
tie for many years was the moving
spirit among the curlers at Dekor
ra and recalls many interesting
events in connection with the game.
He says the first efforts were made
by using the flat irons belonging to
the wives of the village, the game
being played on the ice of Rocky
Run. Later wooden blocks were
used and still later those of gran
ite. Mr. Hastie built at Dekorra
a curling rink and the building still
stands although there have been no
games there for many years. On
Saturday evening, Mrs. Wrlghtuifid
daughter gave a dinner party in
honor of the guests.
The fire department was called
to 220 Quarry street this morning
to extinguish a roof lire, caused by
sparks from a chimney setting fire
to the shingles. A small hole was
burned in the roof and the damage
was slight. The house is one be
longing to the Willey real estate
agency and it was formerly occu
pied by the Ray Owen family.
Mr. and Mrs. L. C. Welch Sunday
evening delightfully entertained the
bridge club at their home on fifth
avenue. Tables were arranged for
twelve. Following the cards a dain
ty luncheon was served. First,
prize was awarded B. H. Kuril.
Those present presented Harlan
Page with a remembrance in honor
of his birthday which occurred two
days before.
Word has been received here of
the death of Mrs. Robert Meek at
the home of her daughter, Mrs.
Frank Kelly, in Mason City, lowa.
Mrs. Meek was a former Baraboo
resident and the father of W. H.
Marquette, formerly of Baraboo and
now of Milwaukee. Mrs. Meex
was buried in Mason City last week.
Tuesday
Mrs. Lucy Husebo of Madison is
reported as getting along nicely at
St. Mary’s-Ringling hospital, where
she has spent the past week, fol
lowing a fall in which she frac
tured her skull while visiting at
the home of Mr. and Mrs. A. R.
Binger. Mrs. Husebo will prob
ably be able to leave the hospital
on Thursday.
The high school physics classes
made a trip to the Prairie du Sac
dam on Monday afternoon, accom
panied by their instructor, Severn
Rinkob, and Herman Bogaril. The
pupils were conducted through the
Wisconsin Power and Light com
pany plant there and the trip prov
ed most interesting and helpful. A
picnic supper was served at Grub
er’s Grove and several enjoyable
hours spent in exploring this pleas
ant spot which most of the pupils
had never before visited.

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