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ITEMS IN BRIEF Paragraphs of Interest to Read ers of Badger State. News of All Kinds Gathered From Various Points In the State and So Reduced In Size That It Will Appeal to All Classes of Readers. F. Taylor, a Rio resident, captured a pure white robin. The eyes were red. Fifteen men from Depere have been sent from there to fill in the va cancies in Battery A of Milwaukee. Nearly al of the 5,000 barbers in the state of Wisconsin have renewed their annual licenses from the board of health. The largest cargo of pulpwood out of Escanaba in the last ten years is on the way to Green Bay. There are 3,500 cords of pulpwood in the raft, valued at SIB,OOO. The reunion of the 17th regiment, W. V. 1., will be held at Depere on July 21 and 22. It is to commemorate the fifty-fourth anniversary of the bat tle of Gettysburg. H. Schlucbter, living southwest of Berlin, was found dead with a knife wound over his heart and a large butcher knife at his side. He was en gaged to be married. New Richmond High school grad uated the largest class in its history, fifty-three. And for once the boys out numbered the girl graduates, there be ing twenty-seven boys. Ripon will get its wish regarding the proposed public building to cost $75,000, the funds for which are to be withheld and the money divert ed to military channels. About four thousand people—all of Depere—gave its eight recruits a rous ing sendoff as they marched through the streets for three hours, headed by the Depere city band and Mayor -Wil cox. Civil service examination has been ordered to be held on July 22 for postmaster at the following places: Nye, Miner and Winchester. Homer J. Samson was appointed rural letter carrier at Cameron. The Milwaukee milk shippers’ asso ciation, which furnishes half of Mil waukee’s total supply of milk, has no tified dealers there that beginning July 1, there will be a price increase of 1 cent per quart. An order for a 10,000 ton steamer for lake traffic for delivery in 1917 has been placed by M. A. Hanna & Cos., of Cleveland, with the Ameri- ; can Shipbuilding company. The new boat, it is expected, will come out early in June. Senator Husting received a tele gram from the Ripon Commercial Club and 456 citizens asking that the j $75,000 appropriation made by the congress for a public building there ' be diverted to help pay for equipping the national guard. Two minutes after jumping into 20 i feet of water for a swim with several ! other young men, Herman E. Fuchs, i twenty-three years old, son of Mr. and j Mrs. Wenzel Fuchs, Milwaukee, utter- ; ed a groan, sank to the bottom and ; was drowned at Pewaukee. Otto Endres, athlete and a ' member of the University of Wiscon- j sin track team, was supposed to rep-, resent his school in the pole vault at : the Wisconsin Atheletic club meet at Milwaukee. Instead he did duty as a pr.vate in Company M, Third infantry, of La Crosse. A. J. Pusch was re-elected president of the Wisconsin Firemen’s associa tion at the annual convention and tourney at Juneau. Tomahawk was chosen as the next convention city and thirty-five fire departments competed in the state championship contests. Justices John B. Winslow, D. D. Marshall, R. G. Siebecker, J. C. Kerwin and A. J. Vinigu of the supreme court, banquetted at Wausau given by the Marathon County Bar association, at which Justice M. B. Rosenberry was the guest of honor. Freddie Stewart, r ed 7, son cf Mr and Mrs. F. Stewart of Wautoma, ac cidentally fell into the millpond while fishing and was drowned. His body had been in the water about an hoir when discovered. Workmen saw his cap and fishpole floating in the ware which led to the finding of his body The American Writing Paper com pany at its Depere plant has adopted the "eight hour tour system in it? uig mill. Three shifts of employes are now doing the work of the two-tour men. The men in the mill recently organized a union. This was the las 4 paper mill in the Fox River valley to adopt the system. Included in the offerings at Fond du Lac, Wis., received at the encliar tst service at St. Paul’s cathedral was a $5,000 check, the gift of Commodore Elbridge of New York, donor of the Grafton memorial chapel. Commo dore Gerry accompanied the $5,000 with a solid silver altar set fo r use in St. Michael’s chapel. The mass of citizens who march in preparedness parades are marching for “big business,” according to Sen ator R. M. JLa Follette in a signed editorial in the current issue ot' his masazine. In the “wave o? ■patriotism” that is sweeping this country, ir the demand of the people for “adequate defense,” th- senior senator detects the work sr munition makers. Archbishop Messmer confirmed a class of fifty-one at St. Jerome’s Cath olic church at Oconomowoc. W. A. Light, in charge of the Indian reservation at Birchwood, was trans ferred to a reservation in New Mex ico. Dorothy, 5 year old daughter of Wm. Richter, was struck by an automobile driven by S. B. Meech and killed at Beloit. W. A. Light, in charge of the Indian reservation at Birchwoodfi has been transferred to a reservation in New Mexico. . A. Osterman, Sheboygan, was crush ed to death when he was caught in a revolving drum in the Badger tanning company. A fractured skull received just be fore starting kept H. Nelson of Rice Lake from going to Camp Douglas with his company. H. Rossow was choked to death by Hugo Grunske on the latter’s farm, about six miles from Oshkosh, after he had shot Grunske. The will of the late George Yule, Kenosha capitalist, was filed for pro bate in county court. The will disposes of property valued at $390,900. August Wesenberg, of Kewaskum farmer, was killed when he lost control of the auto which he was driv ing down a hill and the car turned turtle. Pat Lynch, at Janesville, fell asleep on a railway track early in the morn ing and the Chicago and North-West ern limited struck and knocked him twenty feet. The school board of Milwaukee schools on course of instruc tion has voted unanimously to abolish vertical writing and install the slant system next year. Two of the eight young Depere recruits who went to Camp Douglas to join Battery A of Milwaukee, have returned. They failed to pass the phy sical examination. Charles Niles, the aviator who fell at Oshkosh while looping the loop in a war monoplane, died at St. Mary’s hospital of hemorrhage of the brain, due to his injuries. H. B. Jewell, superintedent of the schools in Janesville since 1919, has resigned to accept a position in charge of the Wisconsin Home for the Deaf and Dumb at Delavan. At the 34th reunion of the Twenty eighth Wisconsin Volunteer infantry, which served in the civil war from 1862 to 1865, Fred Wardrobe, of Wau kesha, was chosen president. Run over and crushed by the wa gon that her father, Charles J- Bartlett, was driving into the barn ac their home in Pewaukee, Harriet Bart lett, two years old, was killed Anton Martin, before a boarding house of people at Kenosha, commit ted suicide at night by taking cynide of potassium. Martin secured a quan tity of the drug and mixed it with whisky. Brown County Fair will give SIOO for the use of the Depere Woman’s club to carry on a “better babies” con test at the county fair in August. A free clinic will be held. This will not be a baby show. Miss Marion Dustrude, a student at Lawrence college the last year, was the winner of the Vaughn prize of $lO given for writing the best theme for the department of work under Dr. Vaughn’s charge. Archbishop Messmer officiated at the ordination services at the Redemp tion college at Oconomowoc Thursday, Friday and Saturday of last week, and was assisted by several members of the college faculty. Henry Boerger, a Sheboygan clerk, office of the Phoenix Chair Company, was found with a broken neck in an outside cellarwav of his home at 525 North Fourth street early in the morn ing by his aged mother. Senator Timothy Burke, the old est member of the Wisconsin senate in point of years of service, has form ally announced himself a candidate for re-election in the district compris ing Brown and Oconto counties. Altoona was dry one day. At a session of the council the night be fore, applications for three licenses were turned down and a solitary li cense was issued to a municipal sa loon. The municipal saloon was not ready to open on time. After holding up and robbing two persons at Corliss, Silas Boyd, a negro from Alabama, was shot in the breast in a revolver duel with F. L. Steffen and Charles Clayton, railroad detectives. He is at a hospital there, perhaps fatally wounded. Director Johnson of Sheboygan con cert band has been requested by Adjt Gen. West to organize anew band of twenty-five pieces for the First infan try, W. N. G. At the federal inspec tion of the present band sixteen men were disqualified, making necessary the organization of anew orchestra. Pensions to Wisconsin people were granted: Wisconsin speciv. the help less child of Emory M. Stanford. Mel rose, sl2; Eliza D. Grundke, Cedar burg, sl2; Cornelia F. Conor, Stough tqn, sl2; the minor of James R. Miller, Grand Rapids, sl2; Elizabeth Halver son, Manitowoc, sl2; Kittie E. Clark, Bloomer, sl2; Eunice Breed, White hall, sl2; Caroline Bluehdorn, Ther esa, sl2. The Milwaukee Advertisers’ club was awarded the honor of the Baltimore Truth trophy at the Phila delphia convention, which is the most important recognition which the Asso ciated Advertisers’ Clubs of the World have at their disposal. The trophy, which consists of r.n immense silver sphere representing the earth, was won by the Milwaukee club as the re sult of its activities in promoting cleaner and more truthful advertising in Milwaukee. Department Store Corner Stone Flour per sack $1.55 Mother’s Best Flour per sack 1.50 White Lily Flour per sack 1.45 Genuine Salt White Fish per pound 12%c Salt Salmon per pound 12kc Salt Trout per pound 12%c Salt Lake Fish per pound 6c New Potatoes, Cabbage, Cucumbers Fresh Bakery Goods Every Day. 2 packages of Cream of Wheat for 25c 2 packages of Grapenut for 25c 2 packages of Golden Breakfast Wheat for. 25c Pure Cane Sugar for canning. 3 packages Extra Thick Can Rubbers 25c Fruit Jar Caps per dozen 25c Mason Fruit Jars. Paris Green, pound 50c 1 pound 30 cent Ozark Coffee Call for and 7kp 1 pound genuine Tycoon Tea • vV* BRING YOUR EGGS. PRINGLE BROS. CO. ( the convalescent appeals to the qoop OUDGC. } HEAR THAT JUDGE? <sooPk__ TOBACCO MEANS W-B CUT—| JCERTAINLV: WHENI yES.TOU WAV HAVE >THE REAL TOBACCO CHEW- A MAN USES W-B-J A LITTLE GOOD THE SMALL CHEW THAT I — l NOTHING ELSE j TOBACCO. ( LASTS AND SATISFIES. TASTES AS GOOD I ' /i ' WHEN the tobacco satisfaction in W-B CUT Chewing makes you all smiles inside and out side, how can you keep from helping out a less fortunate brother? It’s rich tobacco, chuck full of satis faction —and the salt keeps bringing it out without so much grinding and spitting. You need only half'sized chews. A 10c pouch lasts twice as long as a 20c pouch of ordinary chewing —and dealers who want satisfied customers have it. Made by WEYMAN-BRUTON COMPANY, 50 Union Square, New York City NOTICE TO CONTRACTORS. Street Improvement. Office of the Street Assessment Com mittee, Edgerton, Wisconsin, July 7, 1916. Sealed proposals will be received at the office of the City Clerk until 7:30 p. m., Monday July 31, 1916, for furnish ing all materials and doing all the work necessary and required to improve the following named streets in the city of Edgerton, Wisconsin, according to the plans and specifications on file in the office of the City Clerk of said city for the inspection of bidders, to-wit: Bids will be received upon the follow ing types of pavements: * One course reinforced concrete pave ment with integral curb, and combined curb and gutter, as per specifications on file in the office of the City Clerk. That part of Main street from Law ton to a point approximately 1927 feet south; Swift street from Fulton to Rol lin street; and Washington street from Albion street to Stoughton road, in the city of Edgerton, Wis. Work shall be commenced on or be fore the 15th day of August, 1916, and the whole work shall be completed on or before the 15th day of October, 1916, failing in which the contractor shall pay to the city of Edgerton, as liquid ated damages, the sum of twenty-five ($25.00) dollars per day for each and every day’s delay in completing the work. DIRECTIONS TO BIDDERS. Each bidder must accompany his bid with a contract, with not less than two sureties who shall be free holders of the state of Wisconsin, and shall cer tify as to their responsibility and by their several affidavits show they are worth in the aggregate at least the amount of the contract price, in prop erty by law exempt from execution. Surety companies approved by the Common Council will be accepted in lieu of personal sureties. The said contract with sureties must be completely executed on the part of the contractor with the exception of the signatures on the part of the city. This is a positive 'requirement of the law and must be complied with. Bids failing to comply with the above requirement will not be considered. No bid will be considered that does not contain a price for doing the entire work as called for in the plans and specifications. The bids will be can vassed and considered in the aggregate, based on estimated quantities. All bids and the accompanying con tract must be written on the blanks prepared by the Cmmittee for that purpose, and the prices should be stated in writing and in figures. The contractor will be required to accept in part payment for the said work, certificates against the lots and Darcels of real estate benefited by the improvement, or special improvement bonds against the same, or the pro ceeds of the sale of such bonds. Said certificates to be payable on demand, and the special improvement bonds shall be payable in five equal annual installments,' shall not be a general city liability and shall bear interest at the rate of six (6) per cent per annum pay able annually. Blanks for proposals and blank con- tracts will be furnished on application to the City Clerk. Tie bids, when the lowest ones, will be decided by the Street Assessment Committee. The Common Council reserves the right to reject any and all bids. Mayor J. M. Conway, J. O. Arthur, 0. J. Jenson. Street Assessment Committee. First publication July 7, 1916 Alaska’s Natural Submarines. The channels of the Alaskan water ways vary as you sail on to the north ward. Now they widen into great lakes; now they are rivers as narrow as the Hudson or Rhine. At times you pass through gorges walled by islands and t he mainland, and at times you are in fiords like those formed by the half sunken Andes along western Patago nia, near the strait of Magellan. This part of our territory is made lip of the heads of submerged mountains, and in places there are great rocks as steep, as high and as sharp as the Washing ton monument, which come within twenty or thirty feet of the surface. These are terrible pinnacle rocks that rip open the hulls of the steamers. They are searched for and marked with buoys by the wire drag of our coast and geodetic survey.—Christian Herald. Minnie’s Occupation. “And where is your daughter Min nie this year, Mrs. Noovo?” asked the visitor. “Why,” said the old lady, “Minnie wants to be a teacher in do mestic science, and she’s taking a course in household derangements down at the Abnormal school.” — Life. A Helpful Confession Mrs. B. writes: “Had suffered for 3’ears with stomach disorder. Could not eat without great distress, lost weight and was run down. Feared n derated stomach. fortunately I secured a sample of HEMO, which seemed to satisfy my hunger, and was retained without oistress. I immediately bought a package and started to take it regu larly. I continued to take it once a cay and improved steadily. After one year I have gained 33 pounds cr good solid flesh and can eat any lood with nc distress. I can rec ommend HEMO to all sufferers irom stomach or digestive dis orders. Makes a delicious food drink by simply adding water. \\ e suggest that you try a 50c package with our guarantee of satistaction. MARTIN E. TITUS Drur.^ st> _ Edgerton. Help Your Tobacco Plants Along With Nitrate of Soda Cost is L.ittle Results Big Heddles Lumber Cos. Edgerton, Wisconsin. 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 ail 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. We Extend an Invitation to Every Lady to See Our Urvusual Display of Spring Gaurnnents 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. 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