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.
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,-
The North-Western road is to es- ;
tablish anew station near Wausau,
at Rib View, the site of the county
Caught in a rowboat during a
storm on Green Bay, Cecil Duclon
and George Lemon, boys of nineteen
years, barely escaped losing their
Congressman Cooper of the First
district notified Arthur Mickelsen of
Kenosha that he had appointed him
as a cadet at West Foint Military
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
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
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
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
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
C. M. eller, of Sheboygan, one of
the city $ largest real estate owners,
is at the point of death from a stroke
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
The annual convention held at She
boygan of the Wisconsin Congre
gational society ended with a service
and an address by Daniel F. Bradley
Mrs. Einma Westermeyer, aged 37,
wife of Fred Westermeyer of the
town of Edwards, died of measles,
which she had contracted from her
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.
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
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
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
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
S2B Buys This Style
Detroit Vapor Oil Stove
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.
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
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.
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
THIS COUPON AND TEN CENTS entities the
holder to a New Brush and a Trial Can
ol Rogers Stainfloor Finish, any color
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
A TRIAL CAN OF
bring your coupons to
Ghas, H. Swift
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
Nitrate of Soda
Cost is L-iittle
Heddles Lumber Cos.
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
Phone No. 6
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
We Extend an Invitation to Every Lady to See Our
Uivusual Display of
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
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