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   Wisconsin Valley Leader (Newspaper) - April 21, 1904, Grand Rapids, Wisconsin                             GRAND RAPIDS, WISCONSIN. THURSDAY, APRIL 21, 1904 Don't Forget This There is no end to the bargains in Dry goods, Notions; Hosiery and derwear, Shoes, Carpets, Rugs, Gents' Furnishings and Groceries at the Heineman flerc. Co. Grand Rapids, Wisconsin Why Do So Many People Ride RAMBLER BICYCLES? v tlu-v are the wheels that stand up under all circumstances, r in "ml cvaniine the models, they will interest you. We have .some other Monarch, Tribune, M.tchd. run full blast? Bocanscc do our work ami they get their money's worth at GEO. F. KRIEGER CO. West Side. Near St; Paul Dep0t Dime Social. The Glad Tidings Circle of the Baptist Church will give a Dime Social ill the Church rooms next Friday evening. A musical and literary program will he given and light refreshments served. The public, is cordially invited. Dr. D. A. Teller, dentist, office over Wood County National Bank. Telephone No. GO, residence No. 130. Notice. Until the break in the waterworks is repaired, as a measure of precaution, the people of the west side who are using city water would do well to boil the same before using it for drinking purpojes- F. POMAINVII.I.K, Health Officer. High Scnool Notes. i C.'O. Merica favored the high room with a talk Monday morning. He j is a tiue speaker and was greatly appre elated by all who heard him, Miss McKercher gave her first yea Algebra class a test Friday. Blanche Micklesou was absent from school a few days this week, The Seniors held a class meeting Tues day night after school. School was disniiisi-d somewhat earlie last Friday aftcriiuun iu order to give thi leachrr-. and committees time to prepare 1 the tur llu- dfrhunaiory contest, j The local declamatory contest was held Friday evening. Many of the j puj.lls part mid all rendered their Iselecti-Mii in tlic iiust possible manner, j Prof. .--Minord uf I'oiiil and Supt. ord MmsliuVl'l. were two of the I juiljji-s. In the decis'uii Elsie Dupro I given lirst placi-, Nathalie Huunel j s. cund and Marion Shaw third. The i u'-xt declamatory mutest with Wuuaau i wnl probably be hrld April 29th. 1 Tiio iuilo.viutj was the program of the Laurel society Monday evening: McCarthy Brooks Besolyed that the telegraph is more useful than the telephone. Baker and Mae i Baruch i Rowland and Julia I Dumas. The jury decided in i the affirmative. FOLDED THEIR TENTS. j ike the Anb and Silently Steal Grifii Episode. There was a mild sensation in the city Sunday when it became known that C. B. Griggs of the Millinery Parlors and Irystal Cafe had decamped late Saturday ight with his family, leaving a -long tring ol creditors about Ihe city to mourn heir untimely departure and the loss of ills ranging from a few dollars in some ases to a few hundred in other eases, 'he millinery stock in 'he Kramer build- ng was found to be mortgaged to F. J. Vood for all or more than all it is worth, nd it is said there are a large number of millinery bills owing to wholesale houses tnong the debts of the defunct concern, .'he Griggs people spent their money reely and did a lot of business iu the ily while they were here, hut whether hey came out ahead of the game is a mystery that probably never will be olved. They are supposed to have eturued lo Texas, their former home, .t is seldom that southern people invade he north in a commercial way, but it eems there are adventurous spirits south vho can turn a trick financially equal to my Yankee in the land. Expensive Litigation. News was received this week that the supreme court had reversed the decision of the lower court in the cases of Annie Lyon and Duncan vs. the city of Grand Rapids. The verdict .in the case of Annie Lyon vs. Grapd Rapids was for damages, but was cut down by the trial judge to and costs and judgement for that amount was entered against the city. In the case of Lydia Duncan judgment was secured for and costs. Both cases were appealed to the supreme court by the city. In reversing the judgement of the lower court ill the Duncan case the supreme court held against the city on every question presented, but tound that the court evrec! iu its iustruciious to the jury on one question of the special verdict. In the case it was held that it was error, under the complaint as drawn, to introduce evidence as to the condition of the side- walk in question in the immediate vicinity and ou cither side of the hole into which the plaintiff stepped. The supreme court states that the verdicts in each of the above cases are not ex- cessive. The technicalities upon wjiich these judgments are reversed COUNCIL MEETS ARE WE TO HAVE A STRIKE? Hen in the Wisconsin Valley Mills Sij Will Resist Long Hour Schedule. A dispatch from Appelton daced April 19, says: A strike involving paper mill employes is probable in the Wiscon- S'n river district iilVr May 1, according to liijili officials of the Appleton Brothor- i hood of 1-apermakers. Inside infurma- tion emanating from local union circles, i is to tin; effect that the men throughout Outlines Mis I'olicy Which Meets Hearty Wisconsin rjver valley are now Approval of Council. j thoroughly organized, and .will no longer 'consent to work Saturday nights and (Sundays, but will insist upon the short t the city hom' in paper mills in anized for tlie Fox river the las'' year- sranize RESOLUTIONS IN HONOR OF EX- MAYOR WHEELAN. Mayor I. M. Xash Appoints His Cabinet and emanatum from local iiuju. rr i n. r tKoti t.Sfi m intimation of trouble The new city council met hall Tuesday evening and orgi TIIM U1B the coming two years work. Mayor Nash addressed the aldermen and on Q lined to some extent the policy he w, 1, linea 10 some tu, 8tri! endeavor to carry out during his adimms-, '_ tration. He appealed to the council for their hearty support and co operation in ian the work to be undertaken, asking them to share with him either the honors or j Everybody suffert owners, the surrounding Death of Nrs. J. Muller. the criticism which their labors might j Miss Alix J. Muller of St. Paul, a tal- receive at the liands of the citizens. Hejented newspaper writer and author, a said he was in no sense a radical, but he niece of Edward and H. C. Schurmeler, thought there were some things that died Wednesday night in Oklahoma City uiese juuifiucms jjjumever can be avoided at the next trial, and it _ favor of .1. 0. Itebert, the photographer, is now nicely located in new quarters over Gross i store west side. Give him j i Otto. Frid your work. Births. daughter to Mr. and Mrs. Emil Matthews of the Third ward Friday. son to Sir. and Mrs. Hans Hostvet of the west side, Monday. A son to Mr. and Mrs. Geor Otto, Friday. of Our Lives seems that under the opinions of the supreme court the city cannot escape iability. This litig-atiou has already proved an expensive affair for the city and its victory before the supreme court on technicalities is really a barren one. If the cases are tried again the costs will amount to more than the original judgments, with the chances all in favor of the city having- to pay in the end. We arc decidedly in favor of compromising- all such suits against the city if it is possible to do so and we are as decidedly opposed to the city's squandering its resources on ex- pensive lawyers.__________ A HOME BREW SURE. Brewery to Be Built at Once- Charter Secured and Stock Subscribed. The proposed brewery iu Grand Rapids is now one of the certainties of future industries for this city, A com- pany has been organized with captial and nearly all of the stock has been taken by local citizens. The charter of the newly incorporated company arrived Monday and a meet- ing- of the stock-holders was held at the library DuifBing Wednesday night and plans discussed for future opera- tions. It had been intended to elect be done to improve the morals of of ccnsu-nption. The body will reach by changing the rules governiug j city this morning and the funeral will tho saloon business in Grand Rapids, take place from 99 Central avenue Sun- Many of the saloonkeepers paid their cay mnroing. Rev. K. W. Boynton of licenses and conducted their business as j the Unitarian church will conduct legitimately as any other business in the j services at the house, city, but some brought disrepute upon j -Miss Muller was born in St. Paul twen- all by the scandalous things they per Uynine years aeo. When she was milted to take place in their saloons, j young girl her father, John B. Muller, He declared he should enforce the rulejmoved to Grand Rapids, Wis., taking against allowing young boys to frequent j wju, him Alix and her sister, Miss Jes- saloons, and the saloon keeper who per-1 sje Muller. After completing hereduca- initted prostitutes in his place of business j tion Miss Alix returned to St. Paul, her would get into trouble. He was opposed j sister Jessie having married. She en- to transfering sa'.oou licenses, and'gaged in newspaper work on St. Paul thought an hour should be fixed upon j papers. Afterwards she moved to Loi for every saloon to close at night. j Angeles, where she conducted a weekly J. B. Arpin of the Urst ward was i periodical, and later she was on the staff elected president, of the council. j of a Salt Lake, paper. The following appointments were i Miss Muller last summer joined her imide and confirmed by nniinimous vote I step brother, Arthur Muller in Oklahoma, uf the council: Clerk, C. K. Boles: wuo js ju the laud business, for whom city attorney, J. A. Gaynoncity she kept house. He health failed rap- Dr. F. Pomaiuville; _ chief of idly. Jumps Gibson: day police, John Garihee: j Miss M itller was a young woman of ex- night police, east side, John Uaath; west: ceptional talent, and had her health per. i milted she would have made her mark fixed literature. Much of her newspaper at wotk was noteworthy, both to St. Paul and in the West, where most of her work committees jfl recent years was done. She wrote history of the St. Paul police and fire departments in 1900, and her most recent book, "Lives of Great Men and Women" was almost completed when death stopped her work. Miss Muller's courageous struggle with disease aroused the admiration of all I her friends. She suffered with consump- side, Michael Mason. The treasurers bond was and the clerk's bond the samfi as last year. The following siandin were appointed: Arpin and Kiug. General Lutz and Gross and Bossert, Kisson and Rossier. Side Schuman and Neiman. Water McCarthy j tjon for years, but she refused to let it and Getsloff. j interfere with her work she set out to do. Public ]jut death won al lasl against her heroic Paulus, Leubeck and the mayor by virtue j but hopeless struggle.-Saint Paul of his office. Ex-Mayor Wheelan was called upon Pioneer Press. J. B. Muller was called to Saint Paul for remarks and he said he bad not, Saturday, Apr. 9th, where the funeral of much to say hi view of the i uis daughter was held Sunday and Mon- endorsement given his administration by 
                            

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