for SPRING SUITS is on, and many winning
numbers have left our store during the last month.
Better be in the race and get one of the winners.
The suits at Will & Dick’s are always on the lead.
Min. ml Point. CORRELL &L MARTIN
way to secure 6&: : sfaction in
Is to entrust your work to
the judgment and skill of
DR. W. G. HALES
Subscription, W1.%5 per year in Advance
LOCAL. NEWS ITEMS.
Anew collection of German books
lias been received at the public library
and all German readers are cordially
invited to come and take some of these
books for home reading.
John T. Nancolas and wife of Rewey,
Samuel Poad and wife, Joseph Poad
and wife and Roy Poad and J. P.
Williams and wife of Linden attended
the funeral of Oliver W. Nancolas on
last Sunday afternoon.
Mr. and Mrs. George Bloom rejoice
over the advent of a son.
A little daughter makes glad the
home of Mr. and Mrs. William Brant.
Mrs. Samuel C. Ross and Miss Lydia
Stephens spent a few days in Milwaukee
Miss Elizabeth M. Bishop taught in
the first ward primary school last
Thursday and Friday, while Miss
Stephens visited in Milwaukee.
Dr. Geo. Smieding of Rockford, 111.,
visited friends here last week.
Rev. and Mrs. Walter Harris of
Rewey visited friends in this city last
Miss Maude Matson met with a
severe accident at her home one day
last week. She fell upon the cook stove
and was badly burned about the neck
and face. We are glad to report that
she is now recovering.
The Woman’s Christian Temperance
Union will meet at the Methodist Epis
copal church on Wednesday. May 1!).
at 2:30 o'clock. All members of the
Union are requested to be present as it
is the time to elect officers for the com
(). E. Minor, of Belmont, and M. J.
Minor of this city went to Chicago re
cently to visit their mother Mrs. Minor
Smart SlySes r^ v
All the prevailin'; shades of
browns, grays, olives, London
A good hi means more than jT i
looks —it means longer life B 1 || la
for the clothes—more wear. jj 1j ||■ ||
more value. Don’t lose sight B I ,|^n'\
of the fact that a bargain is I ll’iß VIS'I
always a matter of VALUE j
not a mere question of price. i ipU V\|i
We aim to give the best val- / V
ues at all times. Every day
is bargain day with us. ©
Strictly up-to-date line of Hats and Furnishings.
Mineral Point, Wis. Reliable Clothier.
and their sister Mrs. D. N. Gates and
other relatives. The mother, who was
among the earlier residents of Mineral
Point, is now in her 91st year, and is in
remarkably good health for one of her
years. Mrs. Minor and Mrs. Gates are
loyal to their old home city 7 of Mineral
Point, where they have a host of
The Mineral Point Dairy Board will
meet next Tuesday, May 18, at 2 p. m.
Page Woodbury has pulled down the
old dwelling house on his farm, former -
ly r the W. H. Hoskens homestead, on the
Dodgeville road, and is putting up a
fine large two-story building a short
distance north of the old site.
Commencing Monday, May 17, the
Mineral Point & Northern train No.
604 will leave Mineral Point at 1:30 p.
m., instead of 1:5() p. m., as now carded.
Grand Lecturer Jacob Dreher will
visit Mineral Point Lodge No. 1, F. and
A. M., on Thursday evening, May 7 20.
Rev. Samuel Scorse, pastor at Mifflin,
called on friends here Thursday 7 of last
George Clayton lost a valuable draft
man* by death on last Sunday—one
that took first premium at the South
west Wisconsin Fair.
The many friends of Comrade Stephen
Wilkins will regret to learn that his
illness has become very critical. He
has been confined to his home since
last January 7 , and within the past few
weeks his condition has changed for
John Fiedler is here from Cuba City
for a brief business visit.
John C. Martin is here from Madison
for a short visit.
John Kara has moved into town and
is living in his house in the second
Miss Florence Jackson has gone to
Milwaukee for a visit with her brother
John W. She will go to Chicago be
fore returning home.
The Democrat is glad to report that
Morris Parkinson is gradually recover
ing from typhoid fever.
Meals and Lunches
at all hours at Topp's Restaurant, two
doors south of Jeuck Bros'. Grocery
Bottled Cream for Sale.
Delivered every morning. Frederick
Vivian, phone 71.
IOWA COUNTY DEMOCRAT: MINERAL POINT, WIS., MAY 13, 1909.
Call at Mr. Hanscoxn’s book store and
examine the neat volnme bearing the
above title, which contains the com
pletes! and most elaborate instructions
in the science and art of writing poetry
that can be found in the literature of
the present day. The book also con
tains complete rules for orthography,
orthoepy, syllabication, punctuation
and all the grammatical figures, and
complete rules for the construction of
language. It also contains a complete
glossary of every word relating to
Come Before It Is Too Late.
The Boston Store has but a short time
left to stay in Mineral Point, We will
soon commence to pack the goods. The
prices are cut down to almost nothing.
Get your share of the bargains before it
is too late. Boston store.
House and Barn and 2 i Acres of
Land for Sale.
A good place will be sold cheap.
Inquire of the Mineral Point Real Es
tate Agency, at the Democrat Office.
Plants! Plants! Plants!
We can furnish you plants of all
kinds for bedding. Fresh cut flowers
every Friday and Saturday.
Bishop & Stephenson.
Home Killed Pork.
You can get any cut of pork you
want by calling at or phone No. 5. We
have a supply of home killed pork al
ways on hand at the Metropolitan Meat
Market, phone 5. —A. T. Graber, Pro
To the Public.
Having decided to retire from the
drug business, I want to thank my
customers for the kind patronage that I
have enjoyed in the past 15 years. Mr.
Alexander Metz of Monroe, who has
been in the Drug business for the past
10 years, will be my successor. Mr.
Metz is worthy of the patronage that
has been extended me in the past.
J. A. Meserole.
When you want a piece of veal
(neither to old or to young) call at or
phone the Metropolitan Meat Market.
We select the best calves out of the
many we buy for the home trade. The
Metropolitan Meat Market, phone 5. —
A. T. Graber, Proprietor.
A Home for Sale Cheap.
$750 buys a centrally located comfort
Inquire of the Mineral Point Real Es
tate Agency at the Democrat office.
fresh every morning, at Topp’s Restau
rant, two doors south of Jeuck's Gro
This excellent corset is sold in Min
eral Point, by the agent Mrs. Orville
Williams. Telephone 373.
Home Killed Beef
Choice home killed beef, second to
none, at the Metropolitan Meat Market,
phone 5.—A. T. Graber, Proprietor.
A Good Building Lot for Sale.
Lot is situated on the corner of Vine
and South street situated near the fourth ward
school building. This property is centrally lo
cated and will be sold at a bargain. Inquire at
the Democrat office.
Pickled beef tongues, calf tongues,
pigs feet, corned beef, etc., can always
be had at the Metropolitan Meat Mar
ket, phone 5.—A. T. Graber, proprietor.
House and Lots for Sale.
A nine-room house in the fourth
ward; a good barn and four good lots. The
property is in good condition, and will be sold at
a vary reasonable price.
Inquire at the Mineral Point Real
Estate Agency, at the Democrat office.
Armours Star or Swift Premium
Hams only 15c lb. at the Metropolitan
Meat Market, phone 5.—A. T. Graber
Brentonite Polish and Soap.
sold by J. Gorgen & Sons, James
Brewer Company, Toay Grocery Com
pany and Wallace Brothers.
The W, 11. Toay Residence for
Sale at a Low Price.
A line eight-room residence in good
central location. House is exceptionally
well arranged and well finished. The place
will be sold cheap if sold soon. Inquire of
the Mineral Point Real F.state Agency at the
The annual meeting of the Alumni
association of the Mineral Point high
school will be held in the city hall on
Friday evening, May 14. All members
are earnestly requested to be present.
Desirable Building Lots
in Mineral Point are scarce, and it is
not often we have one placed for sale in
our hands so near the city and so suit
able for any citizen, and especially a
German family—just opposite the Ger
man Catholic church. We will give
Killed by a Fall from a Horse.
The Herald: A shocking accident
occurred near Lancaster Sunday morn
ing at about eight o’clock. William
Delbert Riley, a hired man employed by
Clyde Richardson living near Hurricane,
was thrown from a horse which he was
riding, lighting on his head and fract
uring the skull in two places.
Adding, Spelling and Writing
Lancaster Herald: The first annual
county adding, spelling and writing
contest held last Friday at the high
school was a complete success in every
way and every one of the contestants
felt fully repaid for the time and
efforts spent in preparing for the event.
Long before the time to begin the work
the assembly room was crowded many
of the pupils entered being accompanied
by their parents and all by their teach
Chas. C. Pearce's Victory.
The northern oratorical contest, at
Urbana, 111., last Friday, was won by
Charles C. Pearce, son of Dr. and Mrs.
W. J. Pearce of Dodgeville. We all re
joice over the victory of this lowa
County boy. A report of the contest
appears on another page of the Demo
Mineral Point. May 11. Letters
addressed as follows remain unclaimed at the
Mineral Point postoffic-e:
G. Lawler. Mrs. Kitry Arthur.
In calling for above, please say advertised.
B. T. Pkideaux. Postmaster.
The Quincy Bordeaux
for spraying all kinds of fruit trees for
sale at Prideaux & Bliss,
lishes the value of a
suit. It isn’t the
start of its wear, but
the finish .
are so well finished
at the start that they
finish well at the
en and. For young men
The making is as
good as the fit
that means most
that can be said
about any ready-to
wear clothes. Sold
with a guarantee
which lasts when
the clothes don't last
up to expectation .
THE NEW FIRM.
FRISK & BRAY
Graining and Decor
Before having- your work done
consult with us. Work done
promptly and at reasonable
prices. All work done guar
anteed. Phone No. 143 or 92.
SAFETY AND ° j 1 have FARM
. i>i rV 0° I MORTGAGES
REGL LARI I I ' * j which forsafe
"-■ ———— *■"“ ty are as good
as governmet bonds, have doub e he earning
ower. and interest paid just as promptly.
Therein nothing hotter. 1 'nvite investiga
tion by the most conservative investor.
R. J. PENHALLEGON, JU.
First Nat’l Bank B’ld’e. Mineral Point. Wis
I can sell anythin? that can be sold.
Mineral Point, Wis.
Experience has taught me to be able
to conduct all kinds of auction sales.
Terms reasonable ITtf
SMOKE BED TRUSK
FIVE CENT CIGAR.
Neatly and well printed;
Good quality of stock.
By ADDISON HOWARD
Copyrighted, 1909, by Associated
In tlie amethystine haze of an April
morning on the Arizona foothills the
cowboys of Circle II wheeled their
bronchos into the gray dust of the
There was a wild jangle of spurs, a
clatter of restive hoofs, and they were
off like one of the brown whirlwinds
of their own desert to meet Gypsy and
“the boss." who were coming to the
ranch to spend a week.
They had derisively hurled “Arios,
Layne!” at the bronzed young foreman
as he leaned against the corral gate.
They could not understand why he had
persistently refused to join their re
It really was not the coming of Iler
ington, “the boss." that was calling
forth the unusual demonstration, but
the return of Gypsy, their little com
rade of the range, whom they had not
seen for four years. It never entered
their simple heads that two years of
school in France, followed by two
more of travel and society, might
have changed their merry, fun loving
She was coming back as she had
promised—that was the dominant con
sideration—and off they went, whoop
Ned Layne, however, knew different
ly. lie had seen her a year ago, and
the knowledge had come to him then.
She was a young lady, and they—and
he— were only cowboys. As he leaned
against the gate he thought of the old
days. He remembered her eyes and
voice on the evening before she de
parted into the world, and he remem
bered how she had said to him;
“Goodby. Ned. Father is going to
give you the place of foreman. Make
the most of your opportunities and buy
out the Bar T. Don’t forget me, Ned,”
and her eyes had been moist when she
suddenly dropped them.
“I’ll never forgot you, Gypsy,” he
had promised stoutly, pressing the
hand that fluttered in his.
“When 1 come home to the ranch I
want you to be hero to meet me,” she
“I’ll be sure to meet you,” he re
turned. Then the train had borne her
away to the new life, so different from
that among the boys on her father’s
Ned Layne and Gypsy Herington had
been great comrades in those care free
days, and if now he was the only one
not riding out to meet her it was be
cause he felt that those old days were
gone forever and would best be for
gotten. There should he nothing on
bis part to remind her of old promises
and old thoughts that could have no
place in her life any more.
Just a year ago Layne had seen her
once at a great hotel in New York,
where the wealthy ranchman and his
daughter wore stopping. He had gone
all the way to the far eastern city for
no other purpose than to see her, hut
the result had been a sadly discourag
ing one, and ho had said farewell to
his dreams. Gypsy, dressed in a be
wildering gown and moving with be
wildering ease and elegance among the
elegant throng that oppressed the
ranchman, was on her way to the
opera under escort of an immaculately
clad young Englishman possessed of
a big title, and Layne was left to he
entertained by her father.
She had asked him to come back and
breakfast with them, hut her changed
bearing and the cool treatment accord
ed to him by the condescending noble
man had nettled Layne. He took the
very next train hack to the land of
sunshine, where people were not proud
and stuck up and did not forget old
On his return the cowboys of Circle
II had besieged him eagerly for news
of their little chum of the ranch.
“Yes, I saw her,” he answered, veil
ing the bitterness in his heart, “and
she’s a great belle in her society togs.
She has a beau. Lord Percy Ellington,
one of those plug hatted chaps, and
she seems to like his attentions all
right. The boss says he followed them
back from Europe.”
Having imparted this information to
the news hungry men, Ned had gone
off by himself under the starlight and
finally abandoned all his old plans and
Ever since that night the young man
had been formulating a plan for his
future which he kept strictly to him
self, resolved to execute the first step
toward it when the owner of the ranch
returned to his own again. According
ly he mounted Muggins, his own pony,
and rode rapidly away across the
brown mesa before the party could ar
From an eminence his well trained
eyes caught the blur of rising dust far
up the trail. Nearer approach enabled
him to recognize the ranch bnckboard
driven by Bob Cat Nick. Seated by
the driver was the trim figure of Gyp
sy. while the stout form of Herington
and a slender man wearing a derby
occupied the back seat. Trailing be
hind or galloping proudly on either
side of the vehicle rode the adoring
cowboys, chatting merrily with their
At sight of the derby hat a frown
irossed Ned’s face, and. putting spur
t the unoffending Muggins, the dis
gruntled young horseman rode off
down the gulch.
“Ellington alongl” he exclaimed.
"Yet what right have I to be surprised
or care for that? No doubt Herington
wants to show his prospective sou-ln
law what a fine ranch he has for his
w’lien be had reached the live oak
thicket quite a distance away he let
Muggins rest. Throwing himself up6n
he ground, he surrendered his mind
co a train of miserable thoughts.
He had lain'there a long time, when
suddenly he was aroused from his bit
ter reflections by the clatter of hoofs
over the rocky trull.
Pushing back his sombrero from his
eyes, be looked up into the smiling
face of Gypsy, seated upon Slap Dash
her favorite pony. t
“And this is the way you keep your
promise?” she said reproachfully.
He scrambled to his foot and. throw
ing one arm across the saddle on his
pony’s back, leaned there till he could
summon self mastery.
“"What do you care, Gypsy?” ho
finally interrogated, his eyes stubborn
ly refusing to meet hors.
Some of the brightness left the girl’s
face as she noted the misery on his.
“Tell me what it all means, Ned.”
she begged. “Why are you not your
self? Why do 1 find you so changed?”
“Changed? Heavens!” and he could
not forbear a gesture of Impatience.
“Hero,” she interrupted in the scold
ing tone of her privileged girlhood,
“we come all the way from New York
to pay you a visit at Circle 11, arrive
and find this on the table,” and she
held up a letter. "What do you mean
by resigning? Why do you want to
leave father's ranch? lie is wild over
it and sent me to find you.”
“I should think Ellington might ob
ject to your riding after me," ho re
marked. his bronze checks reddening
“Ellington?" Then a light broke
over her face. “That funny lord?
Why, Lord Percy is In England long
ago. Finding me too loyal an Ameri
can to buy a foreign title, be ended
the long siege and departed.”
“Who came with you and your fa
ther. then?” he inquired.
“Oh, that was Cousin Cyril, who is
just out <■!’ college and needs the tonic
of our mrn.n tin ozone.”
Slipping lightly from (lie back of
Slap Dash, she came over to Nod and
in her old way put both hands on his
strong young shoulder.
“Now, Ned,” she said, “you won’t
leave Circle 11’. will you? Father needs
“Why did you treat me as you did
in New York?” he moodily demanded
evading (he question.
“Before a stranger and Lord Percy
at that?” asked she, laughing roguish
ly. “If. sir. you had come to breakfast
next morning. 1- 1 might have treated
lie turned, facing her squarely.
With one of his strong hands he Im
prisoned both of tiers and bold them
against his breast.
“What would you have done if—if 1
had come?” lie said breathlessly.
Her lovely face went very crimson
under the searchlight of his eyes, but
she answered bravely, “Ned. I’d bare
kissed you right out.”
The foothills looked natural again.
The sun shone with its old time glint
and shimmer upon (he gray desert
sand. lie had no longer the feverish
desire to get away to fresh scenes.
“I’ll stay at Circle II always, Gypsy,
since you wish it.” and. taking his
written resignation from her, ho tore
it into fragments. “Say, sweetheart,’’
he added, putting an arm tenderly
round her waist, “I’ll buy out Bar T
tomorrow, and we’ll run both ranches
f Given for any substance
M jurious to health found in food
m resulting from the use of M
I Baking Pm!|
Don't buy a cream separator
without hein# sure you KNOW
what you are (loin#.
Makin# a mistake in buying a
cream separator means a #reat
deal it means wash of time and
butterfat twice a day every day
in the year, if you #et tin 1 wron#
machine,—until you “scrap” the
More than 15,000 users who had
made such a mistake replaced
their “mistaken” machines with
DE LAVAL separators during the
They had probably wasted Five
Million Dollars worth of invest
ment, labor and butter mean
If you feel inclined to buy some
other make of separator by all
means do so, if you can find any
apparently good reason for it.
BUT why not TRY a DE LA
VAL machine beside the other
machine for ONE WEEK before
you actually contract to buy it*?
Simply SEE the comparative op
eration and comparative results
and examine the comparative
That’s a proposition open to
every intending separator buyer.
Any DE LAVAL agent will carry
it out. WHY not avail of it and
KNOW what you are doing before
making this very important in
Don’t let any alluring “cata
logue house” literature or clever
talking agent wheedle you into
buying any other separator with
out FIRST actually TRYING it
alongside a DE LAVAL.
In other words, buy your sep
arator intelligently and knowing
ly and not on blind faith in any
!M. T. Martin
Ip OR SALE—A bedstead and two spring mat
tresses. Inquire at tins office.
MINERAL POINT OF TODAY
NOTES MY THE DEMOCRAT’S
Leo Reger, who came here to attend
the Reger-Kieffer wedding last Tues
day. returned to his home in Chicago
Guy Harwich, student at the state
University, spent Sunday at his home
PL Y. Hutchison left on a business
trip to St. Paul, Minn, on Thursday of
Mr. and Mrs. Frank Unterholtzner
and Mrs. Otto Lieder visited at Madison
the tirst of the week.
W. ,T. Penh a 1 logon was a business
caller in Chicago last week.
Rudolph Smith, of the Metropolitan.
Business College Chicago, spent a few
‘lays at his home here the past week.
W ill Stude returned from a trip to
t hicago last Sunday.
.losiah Lanyon left on Monday for
Louis 1 nterholtzner of Linden visited
relatives here Sunday.
Mrs. Jno. Ternes of Ridgeway visited
relatives here a few days the past wwk.
Mrs. Catharine Kieffer of Chicago is
visiting her daughter Mrs. Will Brant.
doe Heberleiu visited his brother
I - rank here Monday.
\\ . P. Bliss and Frank Slithers left
for Milwaukee Monday, as representa
tives ot the Mineral Point Commaudry
to attend the funeral of H. L. Palmer.
Misses Mary R.Gundry, Nancy Lam
bertson and Agnes Jones, landed in
New \ork last Saturday noon. They
sailed on the steamship ‘ Amerika.”
H. 1 . Plagg. the Is. Hotel proprie
tor left last Saturday for a visit in Bay
Mrs. Edwin Prideaux visited relatives
at Janesville last Saturday.
Oscar \ ivian of Freeport visited
friends here Thursday evening.
Horace Goldsworthy returned on
Monday night from a week's visit in
Chicago and other places.
Elmer Fox of Cobb called here Tues
Mr. and Mrs. John Curnow. who
have been visiting their daughter 1
Dodgeville, returned to this city on
Mrs. S. A. Williams left on Tuesday
for a few weeks visit at the home of W.
Peniston of Fayette.
Josie Ellery, one of Uncle Sam’s cm
]Joyces, was home a few days this week.
Clara Davey of Dodgeville visited her
aunt Ella Heudra here over Sunday.
The D 1) D's were entertained at the
home of Miss Florence Jackson last
Mrs. Kelly is home from an extended
visit with relatives in Colorado.
Miss Martha Snyder of Belmont was
a finest of Mr. and Mrs. F. Bliss a 1 w
days the ]ast week.
Mrs. 1. Shipman of Darlington called
Mrs. Samuel Jenkin left Wednesday
for a Texan trip.
•T. Peter Frieden and son Henry and
family, John Frieden, Miss Lucy Fried
en and Mrs. John Jeuek and daughter
Mil lie were guests of Lenord Blot/, at
Jack Slater of Marion, lowa, visited
relatives in this city last Thursday.
Mr. and Mrs. Josiah Lanyon and
grandson Cyrus White left to-day (May
1-5) for Kansas and Oklahoma.
The next Badger cluh dance is Mon
day. May IT, in the Masonic hall.
Mr. and Mrs. ,1. P. Kidler have mov
ed from their farm home to their cot
tage in the First ward. Mineral Point,
where they expect to spend the remain
der of their days. They have well
earned retirement from labor on the
farm and the enjoyment of the compe
tence which through thrift add industry
tney have secured. Their many friends
welcome them hack as permanent res.
dents of this city.
Thu Automobile is Here.
The use of automobiles is becoming
more general in Mineral Point. The
Samuel Goad warehouse on Fountain
street has been transforn ed into a gar
age with birch wood floor, office and
place for washing autos. From twelve
to fourteen machines can be kept, in the
building at one time. Lance Jones and
Leslie Ross have charge of the building
and the autos.
Among those in Mineral Point and
vicinity who own autos are: N. H.
Snow, Leslie A. Ross, E. C. Fiedler,
Roy Gordon, Guy E. White, J. Spang,
Benjamin Hoskins and George Place,
S. .D. Parkinson Edward Jenkin, and
John Sheldon. Most of the machines
in use are of recent makes and climb
without great difficulty the hills in and
around Mineral Point.
Notice to Settle.
All persons indebted to the Mineral
Point Horse Company, will please call
at the First National Bank and settle
said indebtedness—Mineral Point Horse
An Automobile Free.
The Milwaukee Journal is going to
give an automobile to some person in
the state living outside of the city of
The Journal will send full informa
tion to anyone interested. Simply writa
The Journal, Milwaukee, Wis., and ask
them to send you information about the
Miner Killed In Cavein.
Waacham Sonki, a Pole, 23 years old.
was killed by a cavein at the_ Henrietta
mine, a mile east of Cuba City, Three
weeks ago he came from Milwaukee
where relatives reside.
Elgin Price for Butter Fat.
For all hand-separated cream delivered
at the Mineral Point Creamery will be
paid this week, ending May 15, 26c per
lb. for butter fat.
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