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Mineral Point Tribune.
P. J. HFNNfTT. Publisher. VOLUME LXIX. Break Up That Cold Small colds often develope into large colds and prove serious. Break them up by usiig REXAU COLO TABLETS Ke\all Cherry Bark Cough Syrup GUARANTEED -SIK IVEY’S PHARMACY The "RtXALL" Store. 1 OK SELECT FIRST mortgage INVESTMENTS SEE OR ADDRESS R. |. PENHALLEGON MINERAL. POINT The Local Field —Correll & Martin for clothing --Mrs. Jane Hartley is visiting rel atives at Nora, 111. —Miss Thresa Geltner is visiting her parents at Highland. Mrs. George Foster returned to Philipps last Thursday. —A. G. Poole wax a business caller at Darlington last week. —H. C. Antonides left Saturday for a visit at Davenport, la. —Miss Frances Reudebusch is visit ing relatives at Mayville. Mr. and Mrs. Leonard Blotz visit ed at the Peter Frieden home Satur day. - Mrs. John Thies is visiting her daughter, Mrs. Carl Rock, at Jones dale. Miss Monica Russell of Ridgeway visited at the R. J. Mitchell home Sat urday. Mr. and Mrs. Henry Zweifel re turned last Friday from a week’s stay at Reloit. Bert James of Jonesdale visited his mother, Mrg. Uriah James, here recently. Harold Brewer returned Saturday from a visit at Independence, lowa, and Beloit. —James Hasburg of Highland visited with the James Keyes family in this city last week. Mr. and Mrs. Fred Philippa of Cal amine were week-end quests at the P. L Reger home. George Harris of Ipswich, N. Dak ota, was a guest at the Edward Jones home last week. Mrs. James A. Jones nnd son Jim mie left Thursday for their home in Phoenix, Ariz. Mrs. Joseph Aide is spending this week with her sister, Mrs. Martin An derson, at Dodgeville. Howard Paynter of Dodgeville vis ited relatives in this city last week and also attended the poultry show. Miss Molly Mani;ey returned to her home at South Wayne Monday after a brief visit with relatives in our midst. --Mrs. Henry Bray returned to her home at Dodgeville Monday, after spending a few days here with rel atives. Miss Kuth Humbert of Waldwick was operated on Sunday for appendici tus and is getting on as well as can be expected. —R. A. Mieas passed a successful ex amination for registered pharmacist at Madison the first of the week. Another Mineral Point young man making good progress fin the ladder of success. —The Co-Workers of the Congrega tional church are making extensive im provements in the two rooms above the chapel for meeting rooms for the various 'gani^--ti<>n of the church. GENUINE WINTER. There is no mistake about it, we’ve experienced solid winter during the last ten days, similar in many ways to what the "oldest inhabitant" seems to take pleasure in telling about, with the exception that it hasn't been aecom- 1 panied with mountains of snow. At j daybreak last Thursday thermometers ! in this city registered 20 and 28 below zero. Since then it has averaged be-' low zero. Several points to the north and northwest it was colder, while east, , west and south Sir Jack Frost has had his keen cutter at work. Brotherhoo'l Royally Entertained. A . r:rv enjoyable evening was spent by the members of the Congregational and Methodist Brotherhoods, when the latter was entertained by the former in the (utrlors of the Congregational church last Friday evening. An inter esting program of music, addresses, recitations, etc., was carried out under the captaincy of George Vivian. After adjournment of the meeting, refreshments were served and a pleas ant season of social intercourse was en joyed. Thus the tie of Brotherhood between Brotherhood became stronger and a worth-while evening was exper ienced by all who attended. Long live both Brotherhoods! “The Trail of the Lonesome Pine,” from the widely read book of the same name by John Fox. Jr., will be pre sented at the Municipal Theatre, Satur day evening, Jan. 22. Tickets now on sale at Prideaux &• Bliss drug store. 9c sale; We hav e prepared a joyful feast for bargain seekers. Never before have there been such bargains offered. Goods for the household and personal needs are offered in great profusion and all at the magical price of He. R Jan. 25 to 29 Saturday’s Special, 2p. m. Large Mixing Bowls 10c two to a customer. THE PEOPLE’S VARIETY STORE Mr. and Mrs. Fred Jones of Bel mont spent several days last week at the home of Hdward Jones. Miss Kate Schilling is spending a few weeks at the farm home of her sister, Mrs. Peter Theno. Mrs. Peter Demuth of Milford, la., has been visiting relatives at Highland and Hollendale this week. Mrs. Clara Williams returned to Janesville Friday ufter a weeks' visit at the George Prideaux home. Mrs. Judson Bridges of Platteviile visited at the Charles Adams home the forepart of this week and attended the F. R. A. supper Monday evening. Prices for Week Ending Wednesday, Jan. 26 I.K Can Baked Beans 10c Ten Pounds Coffee in Cream Can.... $2.25 Four Packages Corn Flakes 25c 25c Package Oats 22c 25 per cent. Discount on all Fancy China JAMES BREWER CO. Telephone No. 4. Meat Dept. Telephone No. 24G —The leap year dance given at the ! Parish House Inst Friday evening was \ well attended and much enjoyed by the young people. Mrs. J. B. Wallis returned to her home at Perry, lowa, last week after a few weeks' visit with her mot! er, Mrs. Mary Neal. Mrs. Louis Graber is still confined to her home on account of illness caus ed by a fall on the ice near her home about ten days ago. Mr. and Mrs. Frank Vren and son Donald of Stockton, 111., have been en joying a visit at the John Ostrander home in this city. Mr. aud Mr*. Theodore Frieden were at Survey Monday at the home of John Esch to visit her father, Henry Ftnkleme*-er. who is seriously 1!?. MINERAL POINT. WISCONSIN, THURSDAY. JANUARY 20, 1910. GUNDRY A GRAY CO.. DRY HOODS. CLOTHINO BMOIS i Why Wait to Order Your Spring Clothes? Through advantageous arrangements with our Chicago tailors, Ed. V. I’rice & Cos , you can or der today and accept de livery any time that suits your convenience. Leave your measure today and get the clothes question definitely settled. You’ll find this the better way. GUNDRY A GRAY CO. ORY 00009. OLOTHINO. 9M >l9 Mr*. Charles Gilder of Milwaukee is here for a visit with her sister, Mr*- Kdwin Woolrieh. Mrs. Mary Jacka left Saturday to spend a few weeks at the farm home of Mr. and Mrs. John Holtzmiller. Mrs. Mont Ramsdem and son of Clinton are visiting at the home 0/ her parents, Mr. and Mrs. James Prideaux. Mrs. Peter Schilling is spending a few weeks with her daughter, Mrs. Joseph Stude, at Highland Junction. The Catholic Knights of St. Paul's church will hold a banquet in their hall next Thursday evening u dance at the Parish house. Ralph Ellworth is teaching school in the Cal. Clauer district. Mise Annie Manic ey of South Wavne is here visiting her cousin. Mrs. Frank Borrhardt. Born to Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Stude at Highland Junction. Tuesday, Jan. 18, a daughter. Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Uren of Waldwick visited at the Chaa. Harker home Tuesday. Mr. and Mrs. Nicholas Webber re turned the forepart of this week from a stay in Milwaukee. ■ Mr. and Mrs. Harry Needham and I son of Blanchardville are visiting at the John Short home. A number of young people of this city attend'd the firemen’s hall at Dodfsil'e Mnrdnv evening. '•Home first, the World Afterwords." QUESTION OF IMPROVING DEPOT In-i'ortsnt Meeting si Commercial Club Rooms This Thursday Aftarnoon SI Aft RAII ROAD COMMISSION IO Rt Rt PRtStNTtD Pursuant to a petition of complaint signed by our mayor, city clerk, health office 1 and members of the Commercial club, duly filed with the state railroad commission has Issued the following: NOTICE OK HEARING City of Mineral Point vs. Chicago, Mil- waukee & St. Paul Railway Company. VS'hereas, The above named petitioner heretofore tiled with the undersigned RaFroad Commission a complaint al leging among other things that ab< ive named respondent’s station at Mineral Point is inadequate, unsanitary and delapidated and so located that the ap( roach thereto is dangerous ; and Whereas, The undersigned Commis sion did on the 18th day of November, 191 e, serve on said respondent a copy of said complaint, together with a not;*e to the effect that after the ex piration of ten days from the date of service thereof said commission would proceed to investigate the matters and things set forth in said complaint; and Whereas, more than ten days have elapsed since said complaint and the accompanying notice were served on said respondent; Now Therefore, Notice is hereby given that on the 20th day of January 1916, at 3 oclock in the afternoon of that day at the Commertiul Club Room in t’>* city of Mineral Point the under signed will proceed to investigate the aforesaid complaint, at which time and you are requested to be present and present such arguments and evi dence as you may deem proper in the premises. Dated this 28th day of December, A.D. 1915. Kaimioai* Commission ok Wisconsin. (sgd) Hy Harold L. Geisse Acting Secretary. i. Splendid Young Man is Dead. I,if': Kriday evening. Jan. If, death ente ed the home of Mr. and Mrs. John Moli ng and took from them their youngest son Matt, aged twenty-three years and seven months. Mutt had lieen in poor health sever al r.Sonths. His parents, sisters and many friends diligently sought toulevi ate his sufferings and adminster to his comfort, but he gradually failed until the closing of his young life. Doreased was horn at Dodgcvillc May 27th, 1892, and about eight years ago rame to this city with his parents. Through his many good qualities and genisl, kind disposition he was a gener al favorite with the young and also old er people. He was one of the young est members of the Commercial Club, a printer by trade and one of the staff at the Democrat Printing office until his health began to fail. He sufTered much but bore all bravely. Tfce funeral took place Monday eve ning with services at St. Mary’schurch, Uev. N. Weyer officiating. There wcrt< many beautiful floral tributes froir. friends. Interment in St. Mary’s cemetery. The pall bearers were Messrs. Robert Davis, James Doyle, Wiljiard Noble, Amber Coady, James liar, is and Victor Meuer. The sorrowing parents and sisters, Mrs. Frank of Grafton, Mrs. Colon Okeand Mrs. P. D. Hendershot of this city, Mrs. Lawrence Reger and Miss Margaret Moiling of Chicago, and one brother, John Moiling. Jr., of Galena have the sincere sympathy of many frieisis in their bereavement. GOOD POULTRY SHOW. Last week the local poultry associa tion held its annual show. It resulted in being one of quality rather than that of ouantity. The exhibit consisted of nanv varieties, all classy birds. While outside fanciers did not send or come wHh their birds as it was thought they might, or should, Ridgeway, Dodge ville Platteville, Haxel Green md Janesville breeders made entries. The intense coldness of the weather served to bir the attendance the show merited. It is expected the list of winners will be ready for publication next week. SCHOOLS REOPEN NEXT MONDAY. AH schools will be reopened for clashes and the regular routine of work on Monday morning, Jan 24, 1916. W ■ are led to anticipate a good aver age cl tendance as there seems to lie a deaid'wl improvement in the general bea'ib condition, while the number of naw cases of tneaslaa beirq; uncovered by day. WAUKEGAN ON THE MAP. I Nine-tenths of our citizens remem ber John U. Oates, he who for many I years so faithfully delivered milk | throughout this community, bringing [ cheer and good will with every call. I John is now located at Waukegan, 111., has been for three years. Following is quoted from a letter received from him on the 17th: Dear friend Hen: The time has arrived again for me to renew my subscription to the Tribune and you will find enclosed a P. O. order for the same. 1 read the local items with interest ami note sev eral names of people that 1 never met in my short acquaintance in Mineral Point. I also note with sorrow old friends that I knew so well have pass ed to that "undiscovered country from whose bourne no traveler ever returns ’’ Waukegan is experiencing a real boom. A big tannery has located here on the flats near the lake and will em ploy 4.000 men, ’tis said. A large har ness factory from Janesville is moving its machinery here, and a big auto fac tory from the east has bought land ad joining the new tannery. A great many smaller concerns are doing like- wise. Waukegan will have 50,000 pop ulation in ten years. The Waukegan Masonic Lodge has 505 members and 1 am proud to say 1 am one of them. They are doing work on the degrees two nights a weak. Hut 1 will say this for my old home lodge, they cannot hold a candle to Mineral Point, No. 1 on the work of the masters degree Hut they are a hunch of tine men. I am still with the Dow sash and door factory and progressing slowly for you know Hen "it’s hard to teach an old dog new tricks." Wishing you and yours a properous New Year, as ever Your friend, John U. Datum. 519 Clayton St., Waukegan, 111. WILLIAM H. MAY. This quiet, industrious, honest man, who tiHH been a resident of Mineral Point from the time he was six weeks old, excepting eight years spent in California, (from 18t1 to 1872), is now number**) among the dead. Ho was born in Cornwall, Knglund, on ine HJth of August, 1887. Last November Mr. May left here for California to spend the winter with his nephew, Harold Wallace, who is located at Long Bench. There he was taken nick, pneumonia set in. terminat ing his life on the 12th inst. at the age of 78 years and 5 months, lacking four days. The best of medical skill and nursing proved no avail. Monday of this week his body arrived here for interment which took place Tuesday afternoon from the residence of Mr. Alfred Wallace, with lietitting services conducted hy Rev. W. J. C. Bond. Mr. May had never married and mnde j his home with his only surviving sister, Mrs. Wallace, who with four nephews and one niece are the immediate mourn ers o’er the loss of a good, kind man. Important Knights of Pythias M*< ting. (•rand K. of U. A F. Ed. C. Gottry of Kcedsburg, Past Grand Chancellor M. M. Giilett 0! Fond do Lac and Grand Lecturer L. C. Libby of Milwau kee will confer the rank of page on a class Thursday evening, Jan. 20, after which a banquet will be served. All members are cordially invited to at tend. W. J. Davih, C. C. Wsldwick-Yellowstone Wedding. A quiet wedding took place Wednes day. January 12th, at the home of Mr. ami Mrs. George Frank in Yellowstone when their daughter Ethel Pearle be cxine tje bride of Mr. John M. Rey nolds of Waldwick. Rev. C. E. Rosea cruns officiated. The ceremony took place at eleven o’clock a. rn., when to the strains of a beautiful wedding inarch played by the bride's sister, Mattie Frank, the bridal party took their place under an Brch decorated with with ferns, evergreens and carnations. The bride was attired in white silk crepe de chien trimmed with shadow lace and carried a showr bouquet of carnations and ferns. The groom wore dark brown. They were unattended and only immediate relatives were present. The bride is well and favorably known in this vicinity and the groom is a young man of sterling qualities. After congratulations had been ex tended, a bountiful dinner befitting the occasion was served. Mr. and Mrs. Reynolds left on the afternoon train for a short honeymoon trip, They will be home to their many friends af t*r March Ist, on the D. 11. Cannon firm in Waldwick. term*: 1 1.25 j#.>r Annum. NUMBER 8 Still Greater Bargains i r All Coats, Suits, Fur Scarfs and Skirts at half price Two or three lots of Embroideries at half price 10 per cent cut on all Embroideries Bleached and Unbleached Muslins at cul prices Bargains in Every Department W. J. Penhallegon & Cos. COMMERCIAL CI ÜB. Important Meriting Uriel on Monday Evening Committee* Appointed, Eight New Mrmher* Admitted and Ar rangement* f jt Banquet Voted on. Avery enthusiastic meeting of the Minora! Point Commercin' Cluh waa held on Monday evening last. A. F. Bishop, Jr, the new president, was in* stalled uml presided. Th pii'iidi.nt annottnrod theapiaiint mont of the following committee* : House Joseph Engels, T. J. Van Matre, Edward Brown. Entertainment— J. A. Meacrole, J. J. Fiedler mid Harold Cummings. Finance Alex Metr., K. J. Opie and W. K Molitor. Promotion F. C. Fiedler. T. M Priestley. ti K. Marlin, J. W Cham ley, W l>. Hrown, 11. W. Frieder and W 11. Correll. Fight now member* were voted upon and admitted to membership. It wus derided to hold a banquet in the near future and the arrangements for the banquet were left to the enter tainment committee. A motion was made and passed to tender to the City Council and the Kail road Commimii n lit* use of the club rooms for the hearing of the applica tion for anew depot. The diacusaion ir. support of anew depot wan enthu siastic. A resolution on the death of Matt Moiling was adopted and directed to be sent to fam.ly of the deceased. The club ia in R healthy financial ren dition, its membership is growing and the prospects for the future hrignt and encouraging. J. W. Horn, Sec. JOHN FINN, SR . CALLED Yesteiday morning, Jan. 19, at 9 o'clock, John Finn, Sr., breathed his last at hi* home in this city. Mr. Kinn was a native of tiermany, but for folly fifty years hud been a res ident of Mineral Point, arid a goodly portion of that jieriod engaged himself in the furniture laisiness. He was about 76 years of age ; had been in a failing condition for some time, but pneumonia was the quidk acting agent of the grim reaper. His wife, three sons and three daugh ter survive. We expect to give moro particulars next week. Joint Inttallnti'jn of Post and Corps. A private joint installation of officers for (ieo. H. Cerate Post and Corps, will be held on Friday eveninir, Jan. 21, 1916, and all members are urged to bo present. Supper will bo served by the executive committee of the Corps at s:3ft. John Nancolaa, Jr , Diet at Reway. Word was received yesterday of the death of John Nancolas, Jr., at flewey on Tuesday evening. Deceased was a son of our respected lurt,. ire dealer, John N' tncolas, and most of t,is life wan punt in this city. AID ugh his health was known to be failing, the news of his '< dh was ash* ii • this rr.trmunity.