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Eau Claire Weekly Leader (Newspaper) - July 13, 1895, Eau Claire, Wisconsin EAU CLAIRE WEEKLY LEADER EAU CLAIRE WISCONSIN SATURDAY JULY 13 1895 IOWA REPUBLICANS Des Moines Convention One of the Largest Ever Held in the State LAFE YOUNG FOR CHAIRMAN Contest for the Gubernatorial Nomination Has Been Ex ceedingly Hot invention aljournod until 3 p in line with tZrTAS EQUIPMENT nrs I IrvnltUiit furry nt v I A run und Aniiuuuit Ion li IM o July jiiHral nr xtitl to bo r their attack upon Sal oiiK t line there lias btiii m ho war chest of tho reported that he has re ivl u Mini of money inmi Cen tra aiu that in a short liiuu the laluie what l lieeloil will bo MippiMl all to he negotiat d1 whaling steamer on ann and ainiuuni tii lie hipped tliere tol e It IN also the plan ol enlist in Ins eause ahont uiosi whoso tuavory and e h may rely His of lour rapid ntles as of ion ll NOT IN IT w a n v He in a W at Chicago wh n G n a candidate 1 was one we were boiten re enough y of Nw York the He ril si all ia t t a king t know of tho physical consti tution often oo in 03 from unnatural jvr is habits eon mottxl through icoranco or SlMl o MiiCf nu nts tiroal insauit sich rcvkless seU vn ail f a bookwri in the Snob habiw result in loss of manly nerv ous exhaust nunnory and a tbou of mind and softening of somt Drs Moixns la July Iowa Republican state convention attracted nirtro than usual attention on account of possibilities affecting tho presiden tial boom of Iowas favorite sou Will iam Ji Allison Tho utterances of the temporary chairman of tho convention Hon Joseph H Lane of Davenport wero listened to with marked intwost as nil outline of tho Allison idea as to tin present political situation Laf Young will be permanent chair man The weather was pertect and the at tendance at tho convention was the largest in tho history of the party in in this state The campaign for guber natorial honors has been out of tho most hotly contested ever known iu Iowa and has been unique from tho fact that the candidates have organixed and conducted tho campaign on tho Kchool district committee plan just as the state central committee does tho campaign for the election of tho ticket Ahmt K active candidates entered tho J for governor Jackson declining to ui for another term last spring The field simmered down until only tho following opened headquarters Monday and Bought nomination General F M Drake Centerville Senator lames Harlan Mt Pleasant iSenator Matt Parrott Waterloo Sena tor S H Harsh Creston Secretary of State MeFailand Des Moines Senator J T Kamerar Webster City Colonel 10 S Unnsby Einmettsburg tlio convention convened tlw chances were b lioved to lu between the first three for the nomination in order with General Drake a strong favorite to win Tho estimates on the tirst ballot wero loo votes Hark Parrott McFarland others scattered TierL are lLKJ delegates There wa little interest in the other otliees for which nominations were to be iade It is generally conceded that Si fleine livens Lieutenant overnor S Duxau Railroad Com misioiiir G Perkins and Superin tendent Henry Sabin would receivethe iiuinination Not Itoun on llllly An unexpected but highly dramatic ami interesting fiaturo occurred when Senatur Allion came on tho platfctrm There was a pandemonium of chivriug to which Senator Allison responded s iili a m uotts and was veatud A few nioiiiints later Tempo rarv Chairman Lamreferred to Allison a pivsideniid jiosibility and tho ajiplause bcanie so and con cint inued that exLnited States tnGeori C Wright of this city led statesman to lie front o th stand while lit blushed like i sellml and tears of joy rolled NORTHWESTERN MILLING Output Vary Light the Hurket Ex tremely Dull MINNEAPOLIS July North western Miller gives the outpnt for the week at 99500 barrels against 147110 barrels the previous week and 71075 barrels in 1894 Superior and Dulnth mills ground 50000 barrels against 82 the week before and Si405 in 1894 The output at Minneapolis was the smallest in six months It will ap proximate 150000 barrels the present week but considerably forced and next weeks is likely to bo all the lighter Trade was extremely dull last week buyers taking as small lots as possible some dealers even splitting up car lots and sharing with competi tors This induces millers to feel that stocks are at a minimum point and that any firmness in wheat will quickly restore confidence and cause heavy buying At SuperiorDnluth production this week will probably bo only moderate Flour was very dull and uncertain buyers abstaining from taking supplies and getting along with what they have Prices of patents are quoted 20 to 25 cents lower Toward the close last week there was improved buying for fxport but weaker wheat later took it uway FORT RIDGELY PARK DRAKE NOMINATED CHRISTIAN ENDEAVORERS Iowa Republicans Settle the Contest for Head of the State Ticket TOOK SIX BALLOTS TO DO IT Legislative Commission Concludes Nego tiations for Necessary Land FAIIIFAX Minn July com mission created y the last legislature to purchase the site of old Fort Ridgely for the purpose of creating a public park and erecting a monument thereon in commemoration of tho services of the defenders of the fort in 1801 met on the historic ground and organized the commission by the election of Judge Flandrau as chairman and R J Hoi comb as secretary The com missioners present wore C E Flan dreau T 7 Sheehan A A Stone C H Hopkins M G Powell R J Hoi comb E M Trench aud B H Kan dull Captain J G McGrow Cap tain T P Gere and O G Wall of tin defenders of the fort were present by invitationassisting to locate the parade ground The commission concluded negotiations for the necessary land and decided practically upon the form and material of the monument TO RELIEVE PEARY Steuiuvr Ietivos St Johns for tho Nor Mi Greenland Const ST JOHNS X F July steamer Kite has sailed with the Green land scientific expedition to relievo Lieutenant Poary Captain John Batf ett Ihe master is an able mariner He an expedition to Greenland in Isiii when only years old His chief assistant is Dunphy who was north two years with Pearys first expedition The weather reports from Greenland iudieutj a mild winter and little ice and it is thought it will be possible to reach Pearys headquarters Falcon harbor about thelib or fth of August All hopu to be safely back in St Johns by the end of September Peary is sup posed to bo somewhere in the extreme north of ireeiiland Resolutions Favor Bimetallism and Endorse Allison for President DES MOINES July 11 Republi can state convention was one of the Twentyfour Thoniand Attend Keetingi ttt Boston BOSTON July 0000 enthu siastic Endeavorers crowded Tent En deavor Crimson and white streamers waved all over the tent the bunting being draped from the great center pole of the tent Flagd and colors of all nations interspersed the streamers and aided by their variety the grand scene High above all the flags of the United Kingdom of Great Britain the Stars and Stripes floated Upon the extreme end of the platform the grand chorus of 500 and the speakers and promim nt members of the society were seated Before the time for opening the service arrived tho chorus and delegates spon taneoiisly started an Endeavor largest and most memorable in the his Other songs followed and the music tory of the party in Iowa There were 10 candidates for governor and six bal lots were necessary to decide the con test resulting in the nomination of General F M Drake of Ceuterville for governor Hon Matt Parrott of Water loo wu nominated for lieutenant gov ernor on second ballot and Supreme Judge Given State Superintendent was continuous until the Rev J T Breckly of Now York openud the meet ing according to the programme by an nouncing the first hymn Onward Christain Soldier The hymn of welcome written for the occasion by Dr S F Smith tho author of America was sung and then Mr Breckly introduced A J Sabin and Railroad Commissioner Per Crockettpresident of the Boston local kins were renominated Senator Alii son was present and received with wild and enthusiastic demonstrations when his name was mentioned in connection with the presidency Tho resolutions are conservative mainly reiterating the Republican national platform on tho cuirency and tariff questions During tho balloting for lieutenant governor General Drake reached the convention hall and made a short speech containing very happy allusions to his competitors before rhe couven niiioii who welcomed the delegates on behalf of the Endeavorors of Boston The welcome of tho city pastors was extended by Rev M D Kuoland D D of Boston In behalf of the state of Massachu setts Lieutenant Walcotfi then welcomed the delegates aud Rov J A Barrows D D of Chicago re spoj I to the welcome of Massachu setts fiVl Boston in behalf of the soci eiy n the delegates J Chesemau of Cleveland NO ELKSJAVE DIED Otherwise the Accident at At lantic City Was as Bad as Reported IRON TRADE REVIEW NUMBER INJURED NEARLY 200 Thought Extremely Fortunate Half the Number Were Not Killed tion He said ho was prepared to make tof the sooretoryi a tn rmiimia nri 111 i fftt rlia IJJ a vigorous campaign upon the broad j0jm national platform adopted by tho con 3 U1 i volition The Platform Adopted Tho platform was presented to tho convention during tho balloting for governor It was adopted without de bate or dissent The following are the main plunks We the representatives of the Repub lican party of Iowa in convention assem bled reaffirm our fealty to the great n ciples which our national party from its birth has steadfastly proclaimed in the 1 avis Baer of Boston Tho ses A 1 part of the immense crowd that vudod the meetings went to Mechunics Hall while the others werj about equally divided between Tents Willistou and Endeavor on the Boston Common It is estimated that almost 24000 delegates attended the meetings which wero held simultaneously At tho meeting in Mechanics hall probably J people were present Tho exorcises except as to the partici uu lido avutmJUOLIj in uuu face of an ever shifting foe We conKrntu Paufcs were similar to those in tho touts Chinas NIIVJ SAX FRANVISCO tiuiy Captain Weber who was in command of a Chinese blockade runner during tho with Japan has left for Europe on what is said to be an important mission Uu account of tho high es teem in which ho has been hold by tho hinese government it is said he has bcou entrusted with the task of reor ganizing i ho Chiueo navy Ho has boon authorized to purchase ships and contract for the construction of new ones YELLOW FEVER Abumint Increase of tho Soourgn In Cubn and tli Olhrt WASiiiNiiToN July to the surgeon general of tho marine hos pital service indicate quite an alarming increase in yellow in Cuba and other West Indian islands The week ending June M recorded iS deaths in Santiago while there is an average of deaths daly at Puerto Principe acity of There are about 100 eases in military hospital at San Juan d Puerto Rico and the disease is rapidly incuasiim State lato the people of this country upon tlio evidences of returning prosperity and re joice in each instance of labor reem ployed wages restored and industry ru establishod upon a prosperous basis Iu the record of the building of our indus tries under Republican uolicy the paraly sis under Democratic power nud their re vival with the rupudiution of the Demo cratic party and the dissolution of the Democratic house of representatives suc ceeded by one elected upon the platform of the Republican party vindication of the policy of protection is complete The Currency Plank On currency the platform says We aflirin the declaration of the Repub lican iuitioim1 platform of 01 adopted at Minneapolis thnt the American people from tradition and interest favor bimetnl ism and tho Republican party demands the uso of both gold and silver as standard money with such restriction nnd under such provisions to be determined by legis lation as will secure the nmiiitniimnce of the parity of the value of the two metals that the purchasing and the debt paying power of the dollar whether of silver gold or paper shall biHt all times equal The interest of the workingman demands that every dollar paper or coin issued by the government shall be as good as any o flier We urge that the United States exert its influence to establish with the important commercial nations of the world such an international agreement as will enable this country to reopen its mints to the free and unlimited coinage of both metals without loss of one or tho other from the volume of our money The platform favors restriction of immigration and pensions for all hon orably discharged Union soldiers arid closes witli an indorsement of Senator Allison STATEMENT BY EUSTIS Tho French Ambjwstiflor Didnt Know Hg Ueimirki Would He Publlohod PARIS July Figaro pub lishes a statement from Hon James B Eustis American ambassador to Franco in which tho latter says The fact is now recalled that Soero mon added to the tary Vignaud introduced M Router to me on May 14 not as a naturalist but as a writer According to my custom I had a conversation with him but I certainly did not authorize him to pub lish it He did not tell me ho had such an intention and if lie had I should havo taken the necessary precautions sv YJ carry them to hotels Mean Indeed I snoulcl have lor bidden him while physicians were ou the scene an as would havo been my dutyto divulge anything of our conversation I did not use the language M Router attributes j in i he crash As quickly as tho to me and I do not understand why ho S unconscious of a victim wa thought ho had tho right to invite mo to discuss delicate questions of interna tional policies ATLANTIC CITY N J July deaths have yet resulted from tho dis aster at the Casino although in all re spects tlie dotails of the occurrence havo not boon exaggerated A conser vative esfmate places the number of wounded at close to 200 Of these the only ono in immediate danger of death is Frederick Claperoth of Jennings land Camdeu N J The report that both Claporoth and Mrs Jennie Rock well of Philadelphia wero dead is un true Ali night the doors of tho hos pital were bseiged by anxious inquir ers but before daybreak all of tho in jured had ben located at tho hotels aud hospitals The accident was caused by the roll apse of tho second floor imniedatoiy over a refreshment ppvilion Just previous to tho crash Jennings band had begun to play for the Eiks aud the majority of the peo ple were thus attractcd to tho upper floor But for this there would have been great loss of life HulldiiiK Old und Dllapltntcd The Casino building was old and dilap idated Ir front the ocean from tho board walk at the head of Baltic av enue It is a franvi 2story structure built about two years ngo by the Casino Amnsem nt company It has been un occupied for ihe piist two seasons The affair is be in investigated at the meeting of the Klk Tho accident oc curivd shortly botoro 10 oclock James A Annsrvoii the New York theatrical agent had finished an ud dress and Gran t Exalted Ruler Det wilor liad arisen to introduce another speaker when there was a crackling sound the pillars supporting tho upper floor gave way and tho floor collapsed into A Funnel Shnpod forming a V open at tho apox to the lower floor which fortunately stood the shock Those sitting in the mid die of the room wero at the bottom o the heap of Immunity which filled th space Cries o women and shouts o confusion As sooi as possible willing hands assisted in the work of rescue and tho injured were conveyed to hospitals residence and hotels Every house was thrown open fo the Deception o tho injured aud evorj available conveyance was pressed intc Consumption Plainly In Kioeiw of Pro CLEVELAND July Iron Trade Review this week says A further heavy on unsold stacks of iron was made in June ac cording to Western Pig Iron associa tion returns and while another mouth will show quite an increase in produc tion the recent resumptions have not yet told strongly on the column of act ive capacity The fact that even under the latest advances buyers of foundry iron are still trying to make pur chases beyond time limits set by moat producers would indicate a belief that the advance had not yet spent itself and that buyers are getting work inhand that makes them more willing to cover at fully current prices than they were to buy in one hundred ton lots four months ago Several blocks of metal were sold in the latter portion of last week at in the valley A later sale is reported at Consumption is still plainly in excess of production and tlie tonnage of finished steel in all forms shows no ggns of relaxing The billot market is becoming more conspicuous by the ab sence of sales There are few buyers and fewer sellers were doing every thing in their powt aid the uu ortunates who had beet The Estafette discussing the affair remarks 1 It would not require many such in cidents especially in view of the fact i which is produced in Spain to lead to serious complications with the United States The fault rests entirely with United States which by carrying taken hand hi re r con Id do Til people njUV were lli alii iC ii L Jiciu ir J lie sceie of th visit d by rhousuii markablrt that ID ieat out the application of the Monroe doc t the ruins willing to tii n arest resting in that surgioai skii was done wer thoe wlu ii fll under trine to an abuse and by tho ubiquity of their intervention disturb the Eu ropean nations and injure in tho end their most legitimate interests TEACHERS ELECTED OFFICERS la 1 uly 1 The City and of Kldorn have tlir mortgago on the plant of ilm Kldova Manufuturini rompiiiiy te works are closed It is rumored a will bo This is in uf h largest pip factories iu liwaand came here from U t wo years ago Vroinlnotit In Sorinl M la iuly Wckks one of tho loading alvirators loan and insurance agents of tn citv prominout in churcli and circles was arrostod lato in tlio aft MOOI with Hcsht about hOOO The arrost cuied a iroround commotion tri Killed lU hily In a colli MOH whuii irred betwivu two im migrant train at San iabio Provinco of Coirunu pwoub wore killed HORSELESS CARRIAGES Git me Warden nt NKKNAH Wis July 11 War den Ellarsou here with five miles of gill nots and set linos the result of one nights patrol on Lake Winnebago with a steamer The nets wero set in violation of tho game law and woro valued at Tho warden and his posso had several hot encounters with owners before taking tho property The nets were burned LATEST MARKET REPORT Milwaukee Grain MnwAUKKE July 10 1395 FLOrRWeak 3 spring wac Xo 1 Northern 70c September 6Jr COKNNo 2 white No 3 white HARlEV RYENO Xo 3 4Sc sample 4Sc Duluth Grain July 10 1S05 Cash Xo 1 hard Xo 1 Northern July Xo 1 Northorn tWvs SepteinbtT Xo 1 Xorthern 04 d Dvcoiubor Xo 1 Xorthern Numos 1resontod by tho Nominating Com mittee Endorsed by the Convention DKNVFK July the morning session of tho National Educational association tho nominating committee reported the following officers who wero unanimously elected President Newton C Dougherty Peoria Ills first vicepresident Nich olas Murray Butler Now York City secretary Invin Shepard Winoria Minn treasurer I C McNcill Kan sas City Mo Eleven additional vice presidents and a director from each state were also chosen Tho general subject of the papers for the morning sossum was The Duty and Opportunity of the Schools in Pro moting Patriotism and Good Citizen THE HAYWARD APPEAL Supreme Court Grants n Honnnjj and the Ciuu Goes Over to October ST PAUL July supreme court has granted the application for a hearing of tlio appeal of Harry Hay ward This will send tlie case over to i tho October term Mlnneitpolia Gram MlSXKAPoLIs July 10 1S95 WHEAT July Wgc September 6vic Ou Xo 1 bard i No 1 Xorthern Ui No 3 Northern A horseltss carriage groat popularity in Franc is attaining A horseless v m TO earn a go loss horso caj Tribune St Ianl Union Stock Yards So TH Sr July 10 1S9Y and abuit lOc lower fol lowing tluKasUTii didino quality fair for bul pf 4Kii IATTLK Cdid biitcluT cattle strong demand cr uunl luifhir ntV II KKT i ol sodv d li seiss carriages are to bo intro ni New York Tlie elevated rail cable and trolley lines fractious and bumptious coachmen all will ivf nn and behave lo mareh tlie York To iiir v IU lv iowiT than ye i r i at f4s lit f c for mixed il Inion took 111 ull with pacr n for i J f r heavy i 1 To fur iXl t It is noteworthy that none f tlio car riages in the Fn rh contest was pro pelled by powor The inventive 1 a pra ticnhle way evtrie cr vrt made low stfors hippiMc totr lyir l S I IVi Knnsas Crops Ilndly Dnmagcd KANSAS CITY July special from Cherokee Kan says It has been raining here for tho past 30 hours j and the result is the almost en tin gtruction of the oat rop iu Southeast Kansas Wheat in the shock is badly damaged Much of the corn was blown down by heavy winds aid the wet weather has ruined hundreds of aro A Iliglnr Hid The auction room crowded and tli collection if furniture art amTbrica brr being unusually choice the bidding had been very spirited During an interval of the sale a man wih a pale and countenance pushed his way to ihe auc tioneers side and engaged him in i leered ctiiversaiion Prceutly In1 iood aside and the auctioneer raiijvd aUeiitioi with his hammer and gentlemen he said in a Vuul voice I have to inform yui thai gentleman present halist his pocket Ki containing Hi offers for its re turn j Intamly n mal man i the UvkJ gronnd iiraru iipcii a chair and cricil ex i citedly j Iij give for it y lnrlnnvto asualty is declare it re onhall of tliost time were not outright The injuroa who art scattered nil over the island in cot tuges hotels and hopta s are all doing well us far as heard from It is tinders t ool that tho authorities will institute an immediate investiga tion with a view nor uu y to ascertain the cause but also to against 1 the possibility of a recurrence or such a ciuaUrophe I C Footo of Minneapolis was among the injupd He had a collai bono and arm broken RESULT OF RECKLESSNESS Four Orownod From Ono of tho East Kivur 1ierB NEW YoitK July men and two women wero drowned m tho East river as a result of recklessness Two of the women and one of the men wero laughing joking and struggling on one of the piers Suddenly they were pre cipitated into the water Their names are unknown The fourth person drowned was a young man who hero ically tried to rescuo them His name is given as Michael ONeill a young steel engraver of this city Five Yeirs for Attempted Murder MILWAUKEE July special to The Wisconsin from Apploton Wis says Thomas Running who in a fit of jealous rape shot his sweetheart Lydia Lei by at Dale on the 4th of July pleaded guilty to assault with in tent to kill and was soutinced to five years iu the penitentiary Altfor nndrintt Confer NEW YOICK July R A Alger of Michigan and T C Piatt had long conference at the offie of Ptt luring ihe day Gen eral ALir told a friend that he was not a canduiat for iho presidential iiorn and dil not expert to enter the race yar Munkrid PIKUII ri of NeU Carl from nL fiid lie bad b re iiru Davis out ti i his vie i in wj that ranciime boit U Tny 30 The n wi fiiini U enDavis the murderer it Trie senivhmg I ix tiie bly in tlu M iii jiti iuUd to take pot where buritl bn it feared i I tiiit pirt of the range found oull ivuch hm if ta body was Diva wK probably be given a luirjig before th of the present term of court iu Stanley Cuuuty genius of stT nii to j iv j iha h York Murkfi weak and a il vt liicK iruiv 1 wiihin tlie io ir cattle io IH isafe to uresrsmo New Chicac0 Grain nod CHICAGO July 10 isjj CLOSING PRICES Auuut We Offer Which Insures Safe ty to Life of Mother and Child TO YOUNG WIVES MOTHERS FRIEND ROBS CONFINEMENT OF ITS PAIN HORROR AND RISK Mj wife used only two bottles She was easily and quickly relieved is now doing anil CUIMI nil v Tins to iiav J MORTOS Harlow N C on receipt of Book TO kOTHlIKS ATLANTA G A Morton liht BP Present ST PAUL July committee 01 arrangements for the convention of editors ot agricultural newspapers of the United States and Canada to be held in St Paul in September has in vited Hon J Sterling Morton secre tary of agriculture to attend the con vention A Washington special sayg that the invitation has been receded and the secretary saya that if it is pos sible he will be present at the conven tion WMhburnt id Growth VTASHBUUN Wis July census enumerators have completed vork aud the final count gives thaty a population oi 5822 a gain of over 2000 since the last censua nrnde Statements CHICAGO July The recent fail nro of the Leader department store took a sensational turn when the members of tho firm were arrested at the in stance of J V Far well Co charg ing them with making false statements iri regard to their credit and obtaining goods on the strength of such state ments Dont Tobacco Spit or Smoke Your Life Is the truthful startling title of a book about NoToKac the niirmless guaranteed tobacco habit cure that braces up nicotinixcd nerves elimin ates tlie nicotine poison makes weak men yain strength vigor and man hood You run no physical or finan cial risk as TsoToBac is sold by all Eau Claire druggists under a guaran tee to cure or money refunded Hook free Address Sterling Remedy New Yoilc or Chicago FIXING A GOVERNORSHIP Sore Hrico and Jurry Stltllvnn Hold N ConfiTHiicc In New York NEW YoitK July 11 Congressman Paul J fcorg ot Ohio is at the Holland House Rumor has it that Mr Sorg is hero to moLt Senator Brice aud consult with him concerning tlio candidate for governor on the Democratic ticket when the convention moots next month ExState Stuator Jeremiah Sullivan who is a power in Democratic politics in Ohio is also hero Highest of ill in Leavening U S Govt Report Baking Powder ABSOLUTELY PURE HELP HELP HELP There is urgent need of help in the Northwest the help of men to save the abundant grain crop now in the licrlds of Minnesota and North Dakota the only kind of help these states have evor needed Harvesters threshing machines and crews w 11 be needed in nearly every locality Never was there a heavier stand of grain The Great Northern aud other rail ways report a large increase in busi ness in view of the good times which seem again well established in the Northwest The crop in sight is the phenomenal abundance of 1891 when the harvest was great but not prop erly cared for good weather not awaiting the convenience of the farm ers and the result was that hundreds of acres of as fine grain as ever grew went to waste uncut or in tlie shock there not being men enough to handle it before unusually heavy fall rains came on The farmer of Northern Minnesota and North Dakota intends to prolit by the severe lesson of that year and leave nothing undone that can be done to realize the full benefit of this years work but he must have assistance To afford this assistance will give men an admirable chance to visit the Northwest and pay their way by working in the fields and by so doing it becomes a mutual benefit tn all concerned It may or may not rain but history repeats itself and forewarned is forearmed Everywhere We Go We find some one who has been cured by Sarsaparilla and people on all hands are praising this great medi cine for what it has done for them and their friends Taken in time Hoods Sarsapftrilla prevents serious illness by keeping the blood pure and all the organs in a healthy condition It Ks the great blood purifier Hoooi3 Pills become the favorite cathartic with everyone who tries them per box WASHINGTON EKTAINLY one of the most enjoy able social events the season took N place on Thursday evening A birth day party was given in honor of Geo W Mirirk 21st birthday at the home of his father and mother Mr and Mrs G L Mi nek There were about one hun Ired quests in attendance among whom were Mr and Mrs Currie of Kau Claire The yard was beauti fullv illuminated with Chinese lan lorn During the evening games injo playing and singing were en oyed by Mil and a bounteous supper wis served George received about MO worhof presents and good wishes or his future happiness and prosper ty to no end The merrymaking was kept up till a late or rather early jour PERSONAL MENTION B U Stanley is in Minneapolis Mrs John Ura has returned from St Paul S T McKnight of Minneapolis te in town Dan MeLeoci has returned from Die North Dr Augustus Hamilton is in Mil waukee Miss Lorretta Harrington is visiting in Altoona Ueo T Kelly is the guest of friends at Durand Mrs Jos Mooney lias returned from Chippewa Falls Kev E Strum Milwaukee is a guest in the city MrsGeo Tarrant of Chippewa is a guest in the city Mr and Mrs L W Hillings of St Paul are in the city Wise Eilie Stevens is at the Wisconsn summer school at Madison Mr nnd Mrs Ole F Fjeldhamer are rejoicing over the arrival of a boy Miss May Carney is entertaining Miss Marguret McGregor of Stevens Point Chas Fleming is nt Chippewa Falls working on the Crescent Lumber Co case The Misses Sadie and Hue Mason are visiting the Misses Cogtrshall at River Falls A number of men left on the Central Wednesday Tor the North Dakota liar vest fields Mrs Daniel Shaw Master George and Miss Margie are spending a few days iu Superior Mrs E W Stronp of Milwaukee is in the city at the home of her moiher Mrs Keith The Misses McCord of Chippew Falls are the guest of Miss Kathryn McDonough Nils Holm and Herman Schlegelmilcl rode over from Menomonie on theii wheels Wednesday Miss Gertrude Crabbe has gone to Racine where she will be the guest ol Miss Margaret Van PelL Riv H C Leland of Dixon 111 is visiting his parents Mr and Mi4s R W Leland of the town of Union On Friday evening a party will be given by some of the young society peo ple in the Griflin Rilles armory Mr anil Mrs J L Hume accompanied by Jessie and Lea Hume left Thursday for an outing al Drule and vicinity Mrs C Wilson of Lepeer Mo and Mrs R A Collins of Piedmont Mo Captain KitieaLmrt Ich bin der Captain Eiseobart wirewft bom bom Cujonire die Leut nach u einer Art schirewirewitbora bom Kann das die RitUr gehen Und auf Couinndo stille steheu Chorus Eidoria eidoria schirewirewJt jagheirussa Eldoria eidoria bom schirwirewit bom Draushen ein Soldat war ich sehr Doch schmecktedie Cornlsbrod nloht Die Flinte warf ich gleich lui Corn Und retirlrt mlt Schtld und Sporn Zum srhafTer weil zu f aul ich bin Ai Odice nach metnetu Siun Dyh weils dort fuer mich kelns liana Kratz ich lieber auf dem Datum Zulelz dan grabens auf einem Stein Die salbungs voile ein Ilier liegt der Captain Klsenbart drueken ihr die Erd uleht hart are visiting Mr and G F Win slow Miss Fitzpatrick who has been visit ing in Eau Claire for some time was called to Mondovi by the illness of her mother on Wednesday Miss Gertrude Crabte and Lieut R F Crabbe returned Wednesday evening from FirfJo N D They were accom panied by Miss Katherine Aitchison of Fargo who will visit friends In Madison John Owen Jr and Col Barber have left for Long Lake Mrs Hirber Mrs Geo W Mason Jr Miss Benson A J Rust and Jas Smith will for the same place later CONNORSVILLE R Hendrickson of River Falls who has arrived here with a large stock of mer chandise aud dry goods intends to handle all kinds of farm produce He will make this a cen iitral trading point for the farmers and he is welcomed here by all Old Jack Frost of Monday night did considerable damage to corn and buck wheat and potatoes in this vicinity The whooping cough is raging here Mrs C Hutchinsons little baby is very sick Mr A McDugal of Clear Lake was a aller in village today Mrs D Clark says she will not close candy stand because of the new tore We glory in her spunk but not so much in her judgment The glad song of the mower is heard in every direction The daughter of Mr Joseph James was quietly married at the home of her parents at this place They left for SfKooer where they intend making their future home Dan Clark bought a large horse of the D Mfg Co to help him through harvest with his new binder OLD Frvjc SKIT ALBERTSVILLE ED Reeds wind mill still emits a strange sound He ought to keep a tame bear like Major that would climb up and oil It oc casionally We ex pect Ted Is going to get married next week We will give him a grand charivari Clark Taylors store is doing iue manager Mr J J Worth is our most enterprising citizen He is just finishing a splendid house The trout is ull gone out of Kit Creek There are three here for every Mi We are talking of creating a big pond or hike and stocking it with Lrout and carp and then charge the Eau Claire people ten cents an hour while iishing A joint sfock company wilt likely be formed to be known as the Albertsville Trout Carp Association well CRAFT E should like your people to come out here and Yankee Ward he has the finest crop of Cotswold lambs In the conn ty He makes money selling trading horses and swapping yarns Frank Germain of Cooku Valley who was thrown from his is able to be around Mr and Mrs 11 Theike of Minne apolis had a good time visitin Mr and Mrs Yankee Ward Tessie and Julia their daughters will stay the balance of the vacation We wish we induce them to remain here altogether Mr Lou Brown the great lumberman of Minneapolis was out here visiting his old friends and schoolmates Fred and Ira Tapper Mrs Ira Tapper In his daughter He was well pleaded wlih the family reunion on the 4th of July The butter and cheese factory Is doing as well as could be expected The new oflicers are J W Close president J J Worth secretary and A H Dodge treasurer The majority of the people would like to see the cheese factory a success Eau Claire Wls July Make Cows Pay What is the use of keeping cows unless you can make money with them No other would stand a waste of from 25 to 50 per cent and the dairy business will not You waste that much butter by pan skimming Get a SAFETY HAND SEPARATOR andsavteit P M SHABPLES Elgin I1L SEYMOUR BOUT the moiit exciting thing out here is the discus sion over the right of way through Krumenauerh v farm How out boara of supervis ors came to pay Mr K the of WHOLESALE The following quotations are made weekly by reference to the folowiug merchants Dmiiimcmd Jiros pork Live Cattle to Kansas beef 0 and Sheep 12 to 2ic Lambs 3 to yjc Calves 24 to Hides 0 to 7c Pelts 30 40c Wool 10 Kk Mess pork Steam lard be Leaf lard Hams lOcto Bacon to 9c Chickens 8c tt Turkeys 8 9c Kfiu cliiire Co choice standard 70c barley45c rye46c oats 30c corn f0c ground feed to Baled hay to oats baled straw to bran shorts corn mealbolted per bbl oil cake meal per ton RETAIL is a mystery to meal er lb cenLs manv as the whole IMpe A Fuel Co irass extra hotce 00 fair clover medium red mammoth white to alsyke to alfalfa to Crimson or Scarlet clover per bushel Millet per bushel Land plaster per ton to bone 40 acres are onlv assessed It seems somebody wants to create a cave of to grind his own axe at the proper time Illustrative of the wisdonu of our town board is the action of refus ing to accede to the petition of Max Petermlller and five others to open a road along the section lioe of Nine Mile Creek bridge west to Harrington school house This would hare short ened the route one and one half miles each way The land through which an unauthorized road now belongs to Mr Oesterreicher In Durand Through his Mr M F Ife claimed an indemnification of a year This they refused on the ground that the land was unimproved and worthless At the same time they in their almighty wisdom assessed It at Remonstrances to the contrary were not listened to Dear reader please draw yaur own conclusions be tween Krumenauers and raichers value of land and the action of our Solons Jros from 6 to 18c mutton 8 to lamb 10 to 15cM pork 10 veal 6 to sausage IU I ham 124 to ISe fish 10 to lMc i 10 to 12Jc Year old chicken A Kelly Eggs choice and nevrly fro n laid choi d to Lemons 40 doz Oranges 20 to 40c Potatoes 60 to 70c per bushel Strawberries Me Bananas 15c Lettuce 20c per dozen Cucumoers 20c a Radishes Pie plant 2c per Ib New onions per bunch 2 cents New cabbage per Ib 5c New Potatoes 50C per peck Bluebrries 12 j cents Jreen Peaa 50c per peck Kohlrabe lOc per dozen String Beans lOc per pound Raspberries 15c per quart
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