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ITEMS IN BRIEF Paragraphs ol Interest to Read ers of Badger State. News of All Kinds Gathered From Various Points In the State and So | Seduced In Size That It Will Appeal to All Glasses of Readers. * I A charter has been issued to the Farmers and Merchants’ bank of Ash land, with a capital stock of $50,000. A charter was granted tor organzi ation of the First National bank of Barron, with a capital stock of $25,- 000. The North-Western road is to es- ; tablish anew station near Wausau, at Rib View, the site of the county tuberculosis sanatorium. Caught in a rowboat during a storm on Green Bay, Cecil Duclon and George Lemon, boys of nineteen years, barely escaped losing their lives. Congressman Cooper of the First district notified Arthur Mickelsen of Kenosha that he had appointed him as a cadet at West Foint Military academy. Scarcity of boats is causing docks at Superior to become so congested with ore that only early relief can prevent scnous handicaps to ship ments from the mines. John Rasmussen of the town of El deron, Marathon county, pleaded guilty in circuit court to a charge of illegal voting and was fined SIOO and costs. He is eighteen years old. Boy Scouts of Sheboygan Falls showed their worth by cleaning the town of rubbish and tin cans in the annual cleanup day under the auspic es of the Falls Woman’s club. Cans of pike and bass fry num bering hundreds of thousands of tmv fish were received at Fort Atkinson from the Madison .state fish hatchery and planted in Rock river. Corporal Caldwell of Cos. B, First in fantry, W. N. G., Fort Atkinson, has been transferred to the headquarters company, noncommissioned staff sec tion, for duty as instructor in the First regiment. Colonel and Mrs. E. O. Kimberly, aged Janesville people, celebrated their golden w r edding anniversary at the home of the Spaulding sisters in Brodhead. There was a reception in the afternoon. Dr. J. R. McDill, Milwaukee, heads a delegation of sugeons and nurses which sailed May 27 for Germany, to es tablish and equip hospital units in Europe, about which base hospitals will be developed. Authorities of Rice Lake are busy looking for burglars who entered the home of the Reverend Charles Nord and obtained S4O that had been re ceived in the collection box and sil verware valued at $75. Twenty thousand dollars was paid at Sheboygan, Wis., for a residence site on Wisconsin avenue, near Eighth street, with a frontage of 120 feet. It ; was the highest price ever paid for a residence lot in Sheboygan. Mrs. George Everson, widow of George Everson, who w r as killed lust fourth of July in an automobile wreck at Milford, brought suit against Mr. Strasburg, owner of the machine, for the sum of SIO,OOO damages. Two bank charters have been issued. One is the Farmer* and Merchants’ Savings bank of Luck, Polk county, with a capital stock of $15,000. The second bank is the Farmers’ Exchange bank of Osseo, Trempeleau county, with capital stock of $25,000. A list of the Alumni Association of the Oshkosh Normal school is being made up by Miss Emily Webster. Records showing the membership were destroyed in the fire which burn ed the building. Miss Webster urges all graduates to communicate with her. An attempt failed in the Brown county hoard of supervisors to re scind all proceedings held in connec tion with issuing $050,000 in bonds for building eighty-five miles of concrete highway. By a vote of 19 to 16, the supervisors turned down the resolu ticn. Navigation on the upper Mississippi river about La Crosse officially opened when the night lights along the shore were turned on. Through the campaign waged by the 500 mo torboat owners of the city the season w ili be extended from Sept. 15 to Oct. 15. Prof. C. J. Brewer, for many years head of New Richmond public schools now occupying a similar position in Chippewa Falls, has resigned, effec tive July 1, and accepted the post of head of the training department of th e new state normal school that is to be opened in Eau Claire in September. Michael B. Olbrich, the Madison or ator, formerly a professor in oratory at the University of Wisconsin and a member of the Wisconsin delegation to the republican national convention at Chicago, has been selected by Sen ator Robert M. La Follette to pre sent his name as a presidential candi date to the convention. Following the death of Grace Car neth and her infant at a Milwaukee hospital, 200 citizens of East Troy forced Barney Ward to leave town Ward had been compelled to marry the Carneth girl on her deathbed. Before leaving, Ward was permit ted to sign over all his pioperty in terests to his mother-in-law. The Bank of Sturgeon Bay is per mitted to increase its capital stock from $30,000 to $50,000. Warblers of the senior class w r on the SSO prize in the first Beloit collets in terclass singing contest. N. Danielson, Scandinavia, died at Lakeside hospital, at Oshkosh, as the result of a fractured skull, Markesan business men have raised a subeription to install a “white way” on Bridige and John streets. Paul C. Saunders whose home is at Connellsville, Pa., has accepted the professorship of chemis-.ry in Milton college. C. M. eller, of Sheboygan, one of the city $ largest real estate owners, is at the point of death from a stroke of apoplexy. Emil Wenzel, resident of Ripon, died at Peoria, 111., as the result of injures received when a malt house used tr store crain collapsed. Jane.vilie men organized a branch of the National Rifle association. They have sent for their equipment and will hold weekly shoots. Ed. Sherman, a Plainfield hunter, shot a wild lynx while out for a spin in his automobile, receiving a bounty of $6 and S2O for the hide. Ex-Governor Sulzer of New York is to address the Wisconsin state pro hibition convention at La Crosse on June 20 it was announced. In a decision by Judge Quinlan of Marinette, John H. Pfingsten, well known in Milwaukee, is granted a di vorce from Pauline Pfingsten. Missing for 10 days the body of Robert Human of Racine, whose wife burned to death two years ago, was taken from the Sheboygan river. For participating in a charavari eight young Beloit offenders were given a ride in the auto patrol and appeared in court and were fined $2 and costs. The annual convention held at She boygan of the Wisconsin Congre gational society ended with a service and an address by Daniel F. Bradley of Cleveland. Mrs. Einma Westermeyer, aged 37, wife of Fred Westermeyer of the town of Edwards, died of measles, which she had contracted from her three children. Mrs. William Fleming, living zIZ Oconomowoc, has received a cable message from Nome, Alaska, telling of the death of her sister, Miss Mar garet Rogan, at Nome on May 14. Only 10 days old, the infant sen of Mr. and Mrs. Stephen Mosey was re cently stricken with smallpox and is under quarantine. The mother and her sister are ill with the disease. Sister Mary Theckla, aged 71 years, for many years prominent in educa tional work of the community of the Sisters of St. Mary, died suddenly at St. Katherine’s school at Davenport. lowa. Mary Sweeny, a La Salle baby, one year old, was found floating on the broad bosom of the Mississippi river a few miles below La Crosse near the farm of her parents, and was rescued uninjured. Mrs. Frank Pierre, aged seventy six years, of Oconto, Wis., died of heart failure in a Green Bay restau rant. She entered the place appar ently in good health, and shortly af terward a waiter saw her fall over on a table. The Oshkosh Gas Light company reports that it is willing to help the preparedness movement along all it can, but if its employes are called out for drill or emergency service, it will not be responsible for poor service complaints. The Y. M. C. A. of Beloit, Wis. has brought suit against several citi zens to compel them to pay their sub scriptions to the building fund. Sev eral thousand dollars is still due on pledges secured during the campaign two years ago. Word to Coroner Van Zanten by a fireman on the Lake shore Stone com pany’s steamer Hennepin has started an investigation that may lead to a murder charge on'the death of Robert Hurman. who was found drowned in the Sheboygan river a few days ago. A coroner’s jury, sitting at Wausau, held that Frederick Jaecks, eighty-two years old and wealthy, died as the re sult of wounds inflicted by Theodore Sternberg, his son-in-law, and ordered Sternberg held. Jaecks was found dead in May 16 at his home in the town of Easton. Eleven delegates, the Philipp faction of Wisconsin, representatives to the Republican national convention, con ferred at Milwaukee, after which Gov. Philipp announced their first ballot would be cast for Justice Hughes, pro vided the latter’s policy on national issues met with their approval. Chief of Police Czinsky of Berlin has notified Coroner George W. Morton of the death of Joseph Lesn niak, ten years old, at Yates hospital. The police are investigating a report that the Leshniak boy was assaulted in the school yard by a larger school mate who beat him in a terrible man l Her. Mrs. Harriet Harrington, the noted | war nurse, on May 25 celebrated her i 101st birthday at her farm home i on the Milmine road near Racine. She i was born in Ohio in 1815. Her mother was the daughter of a Cheroke Indian chief. During the civil war she serv ed as an army nurse and was person ally acquainted with General Grant. The United States war department cannot furnish officers and troops for the proposed camps of instruction for commissioned and noncommissioned officers of the Wisconsin National guard this summer owing to border service, Adjutant General Orlando Hol way issued an order notifying the of ficers of the guard of the abandon ment of the iioposed plan of schools of instruction. S2B Buys This Style Detroit Vapor Oil Stove Sir Q/jA No wicks or asbestos rings to bother with. It is the latest thing in the evolution of the Oil Stove. Built to use and built to last. You have got to see this stove in operation in order to appreciate all its good points. We will deliver this stove to your home, and after you have given it a thorough tryout, if it does not give entire satisfaction we will come and take it away. Call and let us demonstrate it to you. HAIN, LIVICK & ARTHUR The Progressive Hardware Store. Department Store Extra Large new Pineapples each 10c and 12%c Fancy Sweet Navel Oranges, dozen 25c, 30c and 35c 100 pound Bran SI.OO 100 pound Shorts 1.30 Corner Stone Flour 1.69 Fancy Lean Bacon, pound 23c Large home made Fried Cakes, Doughnuts, Parker House Rolls, Coffee Cakes. Large Dill Pickles, dozen 12c Genuine Tycoon Tea, pound 50c Our 25 cent Coffee is the best. Dandy Salt Fish, lb 6c Fancy Ripe Strawberries, qt. 10c Daisy Butterine, high-grade, lb 22c Other grade, lb 20c Brick Cheese, lb. 20c Save the Litile Chicks 100 lb. clean, fresh CHICK FEED, no grit $2.25 100 lb. clean: fresh SCRATCH FEED, no grit 1.98 i A FANCY CHOCOLATES NAMELY: Milk Chocolate Cherries 11 m Whipped Creams JL ID* Mg iff H Marshmallow Caramels || IS gjf 4P Scotch Mallows iff Chocolace Caramels dBU PRINGLE BROS. CO. 111 '|v r.’ r /jgtfu . A durable, tough and elastic finish for Floors, Woodwork, Furniture, Etc. It will not mar white or chip. Is not affected by hot or cold water. Dries hard over night. Put up in the following shades: DARK OAK, LIGHT OAK, GOLDEN OAK, MAHOGANY CHERRY, W T ALNUT, TRANSPARENT, MALA CHITE GREEN, VELVET BLACK UNDERCOAT THIS COUPON AND TEN CENTS entities the holder to a New Brush and a Trial Can ol Rogers Stainfloor Finish, any color selected. NAME ADDRESS TOWN Not redeemable after Sept. Ist, 1916 An Ideal Spring Laxative. A good and time-tried remedy is Dr. King’s New Life Pills. The first dose will move the sluggish bowels, stimulate the liver and clear the system of waste and blood impurities. You owe it to your self to clear the system of body pois ons accumulated during the winter. Dr. King’s New Life Pills will do it. 25c at your druggist. 1 >Free Free A TRIAL CAN OF rKGSEFSj Stainfloor Finish bring your coupons to Ghas, H. Swift Edgerton, Wis. Allen’s Foot-Ease for the Troops Many war zone hospitals have order ed Allen’s Foot-Ease, the antiseptic powder to shake into the shoes and use it in the foot bath, for use among the troDps, because it gives rest and com fort to hot, tired, aching, swollen, ten der feet and makes walking easy. At druggists everywhere, 25c 28w4 Help Your Tobacco Plants Along With Nitrate of Soda Cost is L-iittle Results Big 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 Phone No. 6 Wall Paper Let me call on you and. show you the Alfred Peats line of Wall Papers. I cansg 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 CHAS. H. SWIFT Edgerton, Wisconsin. We Extend an Invitation to Every Lady to See Our Uivusual Display of Sprirvg Garments Our extensive showing of Spring Fashions will be the center of great activity. Early buying has placed us in a position to supply our customers with the right garment at the right price. Displays which not only equal in beauty and luxuriance all similar displays, but far surpass them. An expo sition of fashion which instructs and stands as an authorative embodiment of what the master designers have created and fashion accepted for the Spring season, 1916. Simpson Garment Store JANESVILLE, WISCONSIN.