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ITEMS IN BRIEF Paragraphs of Interest to Read ers of Badger State. News of AM Kinds Gathered From * Various Points In the State and So Reduced In Size That It Will Appeal to All Classes of Readers. Wilson has named Dennis Blewitt to be postmaster at Fond du Lac. L A. Beane is dead at his home in Boone, la. He kept hotel in a num ber of different cities in this state. Miss Lois Howard, a popular young freshman of Waupun, was elected leader of next year’s Beloit College Girl’s Glee club. Oconomowoc is planning for a campfire and entertainment on Decor ation day under auspices of Henry Bertram post, G. A. R. J. C„ Lawrence, a Beloit sportsman, killed seven young wolves and captur ed one south of the city in Illinois. He will receive a large bounty. F. N. Blatz, proprietor of the Hotel Coleman, at Coleman, Wis., was found dead in the high school base ment. He was janitor at the school. Grade separation so as practically to include every important grade crossing in Kenosha has been ordered in a decision by the railroad commis sion. Erwin Losbe, of Baraboo, received a broken leg at Madison when an automobile struck his motorcycle and dragged him for a considerable distance. Capt. F. C. Kiser, Whitewater civil war veteran, is dead. Captain Kiser served tw r o terms in the state assem bly. 1880 and 1891, and was formerly municipal judge. E. J. Samp, ex-star athlete of the University of Wisconsin, and a grad uate of that institution, has been elected secretary of the board of com merce of Madison. Charles L. Alverson, 55, president of th e City bank of Portage and cash ier of the State bank of Medford, died from appendicitis. He was a thir ty-second degree Mason. The city sealers of Stevens Point will label all packages sealed in the stores in order to inform the cus tomers and also prevent resealing the packages at future times. With the subscriptions of $225,000 worth of stock, Green Bay Is assured of the new packing plant and stock yard industry which was recently in corporated under the state law. T. Krumm, shipowner of Melrose. Mass., has purchased the tug W. S. Taylor of the Nau Tug Line company of Green Bay. The craft will be used in Atlantic coast towing service. Christopher Price, one of the two survivors of the historic battle be tween the Monitor and Merrimac, has at last decided to ask for a pension. His application has been forwarded to Congressman M. K. Reilly. At a meeting at Kenosha it was decided to form a good roads club for the towns of Pleasant Prairie and Somers in an effort to secure the com pletion of the Sheridan road through Kenosha county. The Business Men’s association of that city has asked the citizens of Beloit to provide at least 400 addi tional houses this season to accommo date the working forces in the shops. Many workmen are now living in camps. Elevation of tracks and building via ducts by the Chicago and North-West ern railway company through the city of Kenosha at an estimated cost of $1,600,000 is provided for in an order issued by the Wisconsin railroad com mission. Ella Sandridge, a child of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Sandridge of Winthrop Harbor, a village on the state line south of Kenosha, was burned to death. The clothing of the child caught fire while she was romping with other children about a bonfire. At a contest at Wabena by partici pants from Shawano, Wabeno and Oconto high schools, Shawano won the two first in the declamatory con test, Miss Lucille Gilkey receiving first and Miss Eulalia Emanuel sec ond. In the oratorical contest, Shawa no received second and third. The case on trial at Merrill of Celina Marcuiller vs. the Milwaukee Toad was decided by a jury before Judge Reid in circuit court in favor of the company. The case was a suit for damages for an assault alleged to liave been made on her person by Ro bert Williams, colored, while she was a passenger on the company’s train between Tomahawk and Chicago. Officials of the Commercial and Savings bank, Charles R. Carpenter, cashier, and B. Hinrichs. president who were indicted in Racine county will probably be tried in Milwaukee. The defendants filed affidavits to tli~ effect that they could not secure an unprejudiced trial anywhere in the First judicial district, comprising Pa cine, Kenosha and Walworth counties. as George Shaftrie, Lisbon far mer who was murdered with an axe from a woodpile the 19th. was be ing lowered into its grave at th e lit tle country cemetery, Frank Lames felder, nineteeh years old. who was arraigned on suspicion, made a com plete confession of the crime to Un dersheriff David Roberts and laier in the day repeated his story to District Attorney Newton Evans of Occnomo woc, according to the officials. Mill G. Whipple was appointed rural letter carrier at Elera. Two unidentified men died in a wreck a mile south of Deer Park. G. W. Ihrig, Oshkosh, traveling salesman died after a brief illness. A promised potash factory at Antigo wall be operated under the name of the Antigo Potash company. Thirty thousand acres were sub merged between Trempealeau and East Winona by the Mississippi over flow. A letter mailed from lowa relatives over sixteen years ago arrived the other day at the home of Fremen Fos sum of Orfordville. Cyrus Church, staying at Waupaca, a veteran of the civil war, and mem ber of the Veterans’ home, was found dead in Taylor lake. The body of the man who was killed at Beloit by the cars of the Milwau kee road remains unidentified. On one arm is tatooed “W. Lund.” The police pension board at She boygan at its recent annual meeting received the treasurer’s report show ing there was $21,600 in the treasury. Ex-Senator C. A.. Snover, one of the most prominent democrats in Wis consin, died at his home in Fort At kinson, after an illness of several weeks. Edward W. Berry, formerly of Wau kegan, now of Kenosha, and said to be wealthy, has filed suit in Municipal court there asking divorce from Pearl S. Berry. Fred M. Wilcox and Secretary L. A. Carrell of the Wisconsin industrial commission went to Columbus, 0., to attend the annual meeting of the In ternational Association of Industrial Commissioners. Pensions are granted Wilhelmina Klinzing, Algoma, sl2; Mary J. Wing, Wisconsin Veterans’ home, sl2. There is no trace of Louis An derson, deckhand of the steamer Paul L, who it is supposed w r as drowned at Fremont, Wis., while the boat was on the Fremont end of the run. W. H. Berray, of Waukesha Argus, has sold his interest in that paper to T. M. Risk, principal of the Wautoma high school. Mr. Berray has been the senior editor for thirty years. Maccoe Kueny, 15, has announced his intention of stopping the sale of cigarettes and the “makin’s” to his boy friends in Kenosha and has had two dealers arrested and fined. Inquiry is going on to determine whether the Canadian government violated neutrality laws in attempting to enlist musicians from Ashland and other cities of the northwest for ser vice with the allied armies. When A. J. Janke, living at Odenah, left his home for work he stumbled on the body of his son, Ar thur, in front of his house. He had drowned in a mud puddle six inches deep. New Glarus friends say the suit for $25,000 back wages brought by Fa bina Sheriff of that place against Har ry Reedy, a wealthy farmer of Albany, 111., had been settled out of court for $3,625. John Seibert a tender hearted man of Park Falls, while in Brainerd, Minn., met a girl with hard luck story. She was of the “clinging” type and put her arms around him. His watch is gone. The examination of Archie Fowler, the Beloit man held on a charge of murder in connection with the disap pearance of Rudolph Walvig, was postponed to May 4. Search for Wal vig’s body continues. W. D. Hiestand, residing at Madison, registrar of the University of Wiscon sin, has been elected second vice pres ident of the American Association of Collegiate Registrars, which held its seventh annual convention at Colum bus, O. A charter has been issued to the Barronett State bank of Barran ett, Barron county. Capital stock is SIO,OOO. Incorporators are Lynn H. Ashley, Matthew Arnes, Martin Peter son, Edward Anderson and C. A. L. Loomis. / The plant of the commercial Engraving company, at Sheboygan, started operations as an “open” shop following a walkout of union photo engravers in' response to an order from the International Photo Engrav ers’ ,unioii. Gov. Philipp named Prof. Meade of the University of Wisconsin as expert hydraulic engineer to inspect the big dam being built by the Wissota Pow er company at Chippewa Falls and see that the interests of the state are properly protected. The Mississippi river on a secont rampage cut anew channel through five miles of reclaimed farm land south of East Winona, flooding ten square miles to depths of from five to eight feet as the resuit of a break in the Burlington right of way. A guild hall which is planned to cost $30,000 will be erected in Osh kosh by the four women’s guilds of Trinity Episcopal church. The hall will be of stone and Gothic style to conform with the main edifice, to the rear of which the hall will be erected. Two Racine men, Auugust Schultz, thirty-eight years old, and Augie Mil ler, twenty-five years old, laborers, were instantly killed when they step ped in front of a Chicago & North western passenger train to escape an other flyer passing in the opposite di rection. A resolution wffiicli had been adopted by the Superior Commercial club was forwarded to the Wisconsin delegation in congress asking a fed eral appropriation for an investiga tion at American ports on the great lakes to determine what :r. prove ments will be necessary to provide the various harbors with facilities for handling ocean traffic brought to the lakes when the enlarged Wdlland can al is completed. L. N. POMEROY CO. \ Before You Decide On Your Wall Paper Get our prices. We bought in time to avoid the advance. Plain Oat Meals, Printed Oat Meals, Oat Meals in stripes with decorations to match. Floral Stripes and Chintzes, Varnish Tile and Wash -a-Wall. A Large Assortment of New Designs For Kitchens as well as the old, reliable block pat terns and granites made in the new colorings. L. N. POMEROY CO. Phone 257 Edgerton, Wis. * For the Ones Vf insured by our germ-proof refrigerator construction. Health walks with the little ones up through the tender years of childhood when food is kept fr esh, pure, clean and whole some in guaranteed high-quality— Leonard Cleanable One-Piece Porcelain-Lined Refrigerator You can wash it like a clean china dish. Exclusive, patented features not found in any other refrigerator. Saves one-third ice expense; prevents food-spoilage —another economy; and gives to the housewife conveniences to which she is entitled. Built to last a life-time; a style and size to suit any purse. To avoid imitations, look for the trade mark shown above. Come in •for demonstration. Ask for our interesting booklet of refrigerator facts. Come today. HAIN, LI VICK & ARTHUR 10c Cigar A ”30Minutes in Havana” Hr. Corn Grower Governor Philipp has designated March 27 to April 1 as Seed Corn Week at which time he urges every corn grower to thoroughly test his seed corn and select only that which show a high germination. If your own does not test strong don’t take a chance but come to us and select your supply. Below you will find a few of the sev eral varieties we ca ry, all showing a high germination test. Wisconsin No. 12 (Golden Glow) Wis. grown Wisconsin No. 7 (Silver King) Wis. grown Minnesota No. 13, Minnesota grown Whimples Yellow Dent Early Yellow Dent South Dak. Yellow Dent Early Murdock Also have a large assortment of other seeds. Heddles Lumber Cos. Edgerton, Wisconsin. SEED CORN We Have a limited quantity of Wisconsin Grown Golden Glow Seed Corn Showing High Germinating Tests Everything in Clover and Grass Seeds Fresh Grade and Highest Quality The Celebrated Schumacher Dairy Feed SCHALLER - YOUNG LUMBER COMPANY v Phone No. 6 Wall Paper Let me call on you and show you the Alfred Peats line of Wall Papers. I can and will sell you enough wall paper to Paper a Bed Room 13x15x8 for 29c This line contains samples from 2 cents a double roll to $1 a double roll. If you would like to look this line over phone 106 1 long 1 short. We hang your paper for you at 25 and 30c a double roll * •. * 1. CHAS. H. SWIFT Edgerton, Wisconsin. Electric Vacuum Cleaner TO RENT Do your spring house clean ing the easy, convenient, san itary, electric way. We will rent you a cleaner for SI.OO per day. Telephone at once for the days you wish reserved for you. Edgerton Electric Ligh Cos.