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Marshfield Times, The (Newspaper) - July 5, 1911, Marshfield, Wisconsin THE MARSHFIELD TIMES YEAR HEW COMMERCIAL COURSE Annual School Meeting Provides for Establishment of New Course School Appropriation In Board At the annual school meeting Monday evening the matter of a commercial course in tht high school was taken up on recommendation of the board and a resolution providing for the course was passed carrying with it an appropriation of which Wood County Wisconsin Wednesday July 5 1911 NUMBER 38 an appropriation UL Otto considers sufficient for suggestion that K rtf u IDF the first year's expense of the course This course will give dents the option of a thorough course probably four years in the business branches stenography typewriting bookkeeping cial law commercial etc The reports of the clerk and treasurer showed the affairs of the COMMENDS HOMECOMING PLAN We give space to the following communication which no doubt re- flects the sentiment of many of the older residents of the city and and will be of interest to To the note in your last week's issue a suggestion that the anniversary of the great Marshfield fire which occurs in June 1912 be observed by making it the of a big While the idea of some sort of a celebration for the anniversary of the fire has has been advanced from time to time for the past several years this is the first has reached me j of a plan for a and 1 believe this is by all means the most fitting manner of ing the anniversary Being familar with in the southern and older sections of the state 1 can readily appreciate the magnitude of properly conducted with an important sary as an attraction for the balance of over on sion It is necessary however that July Sale of Lingerie Waists hand An appropriation of the thing be taken up by the whole by the report of the will work hard and enter into t auditing committee stating that the books of the clerk aud treasurer had been checked by them and found in perfect order were ed The election of officers was taken up as the final order of the ness and 1 P Tiffault Mrs Mary B Cracraft and F A were elected to succeed themselves as j the vote being Noll 86 MacParlane 23 Chairman E M Deming ap RECENT VIEW OF THE MAIN BUILDING BETHEL ACADEMY with enthusiasm a great ing can be brought together here and will be one worth remembering in Marshfield's history Fortunately a great many of the prominent men of the town before the fire are stili alive and active and would be available for es and reception SELECT HUME AS MANAGER Marshfield Man Chosen to Head the Wisconsin Advancement Will Have Charge ol Publicity and Colonization Headquarters Milwaukee At an executive meeting of the Wisconsin Advancement tion held in Milwaukee on day of last week the matter of es and or IHM committee duty and the like which curing a successful manager tor n the business of the association was taken up There were many for the position but the pointed Dr W T M G MARKER FOR SOLDIER GRAVES Immediate action should be Fleckenstein and R J Strauss as auditing committee for the present year KILLED A BIG SPOTTED ADDER J H Sinclair is Marshfield's St Patrick Last Saturday he noticed a large and very active snake in his 1 111 taken preferably by the relatives of the deceased veterans to secure government markers or headstones for the large number of civil war veterans who lie in unmarked graves in our city cemetery These markers can be secured free of charge the government even paving j neat and a i neighborhood corner of Third and Cedar streets and went on a still hunt for the reptile which he wide 4 inches thick and weighs in killing The snake was the freight and are very suitable Each marker is 3 feet long members been so ably impressed bv the energy and original methods along this line of work of John H Hume of this city that Mr Hume who was not an applicant was called in and unanimously tendered the ment which he accepted Mr Hume will be general mana- ger of the association work and will have charge of the publicity and colonisation work in rfc a genuine spotted adder of tional size one of the most venom species that is found in this section Owing to the fact that large snakes are very seldom seen here and no such specimen as this has been killed in the for years it was at first thought that the reptile might have escaped from the circus which was here recently but as adders are not used for forming purposes that is improbable This is the bad son of the year for snakes and the children should be warned A FINE MUSICAL COMEDY The Flower of the Ranch com- pany at the opera house last Friday night gave one of the strongest musical comedy productions ever staged here and made a decided hit with the large audience in at- tendance The leading characters were well taken and the interest we s j 200 pounds Just under the round ed top is an inlaid shield age company rank and regiment of the soldier sailor or marine whose grave it is to mark Application blanks for headstones tion with the State Board of Immi gration all active landowners real estate agents bankers and local business men's associations of the state The common object is the development of northern Wisconsin His quarters will be in Milwaukee The association is organized for MAY SECURE NEW FACTORY Local Capitalists are Investigating a Promising New Cream Separator At the mass meeting held in the city hall last Wednesday evening the matter of taking np the sition of a new invention in cream separators which is highly mended as a great labor and time saver as we'll as a close skimmer was discussed and created a able impression The fact that Marshfield would be an ideal center for the manufacture of an article of this kind was self evident and the plans discussed seemed feasible in every way It was decided to in- further and A Felker and H C Koenig were appointed to go into the city and see the man and bis machine Messrs Felker and Koenig left Wednesday night and after ly looking into the matter with the advantage of being on the ground they were very favorably impressed with the invention As soon as a new working model can be turned out it is planned to have a stration here and the matter will then be up to the prospective j tors subscribers cover acres at one cent per acre yearly in addi tion to which nearly every bank in northern Wisconsin is a contributor to the extent of to yearly Milwaukee Merchants and tate interested in the WC J G w never nagged at any stage of the play The chorus was well ed and the girls could sing as well as dance The special stage tings and electrical effects were exceptionally fine and the tion is staged in a most expensive and elaborate manner BIG STAKE RACE FILLED Secretary Seubert has been fied that the S pacing stake for our fair has filled with eleven entries This will be the bie race of the meeting as the entries in- clude a number of verv fast horses The two other stakes failed and will have to be or replaced with purse races From present indications there will be a big string of burses here for the races fair time and that important are sent out from the ter general's office Any deceased soldier sailor marine nurse or scout who served under regular en- may have his last resting The Milwaukee a place marked by the government on Manufacturers and the st request of a relative a grand army are also interested in post or a private citizen Not only does the government furnish the tombstone free but it pays the freight to its destination that has to be done when the stone has been delivered is to have it carried to the grave from the freight office and set up Krand army posts look after this j DEATH OF MRS THOMAS MERSCH Mrs Susan Mersch wife of lord Thomas Mersch died Sunday press are also movement In selecting Mr Hume for this great work the association has made a wise choice as there are few men country who have made a study of the must be overcome or with the line of He has the energy and the present plans to feature of the success fair is an assured lora afternoon after a protracted illness having been an invalid for the past several years The funeral took place Wednesday forenoon from St John's church conducted bv Fr Mechler The following were present from out of John Fohl brother of de- ceased and wife of Stockton Minn Mesdames Katie Mersch and W Volkman nieces of Mr Mersch of Juno Wis Mrs Kate of Stanley and Mrs Katie Rathschlag of Rock Elm sisters of deceased and Mike Gaehl ot Hartford Mrs Mersch was born at town near Milwaukee Oct 21 1852 and spent her youth there She was married to Mr 38 years ago and came to Marshfield in 1880 being one of the prominent pioneers of the city Deceased was a woman of energy and high acter and was universally esteemed Her husband two daughters and have friends in AT WORK ON YELLOW RIVER DAM John Jenkins has the cement and material on the ground for his clam three years campaign and river above the Hie Bull falls and the structure will be completed in a few davs The road from Mr Jenkins place down to the river and along the east bank has been regraded and put in I good condition for travel both by team and automobile and when the dam is completed the new pleasure ground will be in readiness for j picnics camping parties and the like The east bank for a mile above the dam is very high with just enough good trees for shade and with very little underbrush and several local local business are already considering cottages there It is less than an hours drive by auto out and back and the nights could be spent in the country and the days in town The dam will raise a head Ill tV LU r a successful end and and the quaintance and bring to bis aid every man who is inter- ested in the welfare of northern Wisconsin MARSHFIELD HAS A SANE FOURTH Marshfield this year experienced le cient to maintain the water in the j j river at the high water mark which a sane fourth with hardly a ripple from four to eight feet for miles above the dam the Abandonment ot the time SnaKS win be removed and the honored customs that no fireworks JarKe that are now an im- or explosives were offered for sale fho in the city and not a rocket was F J Senn Prochnow survive he the sympathy of many their loss CM On the whole the idea of ing up these former necessary cles of patriotism met with popular favor and it is doubtful if there will ever be a return to the old blood and style of celebration the noisiest 4th on ord in Marshfield was in 1898 On the of that fourth the news of Admiral Dewey's great over the Spanish fleet at Manila reached the city and champaigne bottles as well as firecrackers were popping before breakfast Cannon crackers big enough to wreck a building were discharged in the streets an im- pediment in the stream will be Mr Jenkins is now building boats for use on the new lake and several boating asts are already planning on tor boats MARRIED MONDAY MORNING At St John's church Monday morning Mrs Francisca Schreindl and Frank Hoffman were united in marriage the ceremony being formed by Fr Mechler in the presence of relatives and friends of the parties at 8 o'clock The most charming line of beautiful lingerie waists kimona style sleeve collarless or high neck effect fine English embroidery with val lace other in French mull sailor collar Every wanted model of the season Prices ranging from up to Rose Bros July Sale of Wash Dresses Variety of styles in ginghams percales and lawns Styles are made of bordered lawn in light blue ender and black and white collars less kimona or long sleeve Others of checked lawn or figured In fact all the popular styles ot the season to suit the taste of the most critical women Price ranging to Bros 01 Skirts from The superior qualities offered in our muslin underwear section has placed this department in high favor among particular women This year the extent of prices ety are greater than ever before to to Rose Bros
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