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Wisconsin Valley Leader (Newspaper) - August 24, 1905, Grand Rapids, Wisconsin 1.50 PER YEAR GRAND RAPIDS, WISCONSIN. THURSDAY. AUGUST 24, 1905. VOL. IV. DUMBER 24 JAIL DEtlYERY. f r isoner Iu County Jail Digs to liberty Wednesday Night. The second jail delivery in the of the Wood county jail occurred Wed- nesday night. JpLn McPberson of the town of Richfield had 'been confined in the jail and was serving a sentence for assault and battery. He trouble his wife and had proceeded to give tier a oit of foreign punishment. Owing to the Insignificance of the crime he was given the liberties of the corridors, instead i of being locked In the cage every night. New Stock Ranch in Saratoga. Frank R. Roberts, formerly a promineni buyer of Maywood, III, has just completed the purchase of 800 acres of land in the town of Saratoga, which in- cludes the well-tilled farm of 100 acres owned by Mrs. Bertha Femllne. He will develop this tract for a stock feed- ing station to be used in connection with his stock buying business. He expects to buy everything In the shape of stock offered for sale in this country, hogs, cattle, veal calves, sheep, etc. That which la (at and ready for the market he Wednesday night he concluded he would immediately, while the stock make a strike for liberty and proceeded is not flt be aend to tlli8 8ara- to remove a snfficlentnumber of bricks ranch to fatten, from the walls in the northwest corner j Mr- RoDerts visited L. M. Nash's stock of, the jail to crawl through, and Is now i farm near Junction City and pronounces supposed to be on his way to Canada, j one of the anest stock farms in the where he said he was going when hisi8tate- has had timothy sown BmiroH .1 i all over the pastures and through the sentence expired. This being the case jtjmberon the ranch, and the finest kind no attempt will probably be made to re- of tame bay is growing all over the plaoe, capture him. Henry Vanderhei was even In the woods. A large part of his occupying that part of the jail: with Me-j herd of 400 cattle are high-bred animals rnerson, but Henry didn't think it worth j that command the top of the mar ket in wmie to leave his quarters without an- pnca. Those interested In the disposal inority to do so. McPherson put in the of stock should read Mr. Hubert's ad in greater part of the night digging out. this Issue. HYMENEAL. The Savings Means sound sleep, good digestion, cool judge- ment and manly independence. The most healthful thing-1 know of is a savings bank book; there are do microbes in it to steal away' your peace of mind. It is a guarantee of good Hubbard, Don't be backward about beginning with a srmal) deposit. Most big accounts started small. Three per cent compound interest will help you. Savings Bank Department FIRST NAT'L BANK Grand Rapids, Wl.. On August 16tn at the Catholic par- sonage in this city Wm. H. Nugent of Oshkosh and Miss Mabel Marceau of this city were united in mairiage by Kev. Father Hugenroth, Arthur Rintle- man and Miss Arthemise Marceau, sister of the bride, attending the youn people. Both the bride and groom hav many friends among the young yeop ol this city. The bride was born an reared here and has always been popula in social circles. They will make the home in Merrill where Mr. Nugent wi soon opeu a branch store for Gately Co. of Oshkosh. FOG ARTl'-I'ASSAK O. On Wednesday morning, Aug. 23, SS. Peter and Paul's church occurred th wedding of Miss Orabelle Passano this city and Wm. Fogarty of St. Pau Sev. B. Hugenroth conducting the cere mony. The bride is a daughter of Mr and Mrs. J. B. Passano and this city i .he place of her nativity. They will mak heir home in St. Paul where Mr Fogarty is engaged in railroading. Mr and Mrs. Wm. Nackerof Wausau, wen present at the wedding, the two ladies being sisters. Clmrnliolm Sells His Grocery Store A. B. Charnholm, who has conducted a grocery store on Center street the pasi two years sold tlie stock and business Tuesday to Mrs. Olive Carlson, who wil continue the business with some changes in the style of the plant. Mr. Charnholm expects to. go to North Dakota and tak up a homestead and engage in business as well as farming. Opening of the Conntj Normal School. The Wood County Normal School will open for regular work Tuesday, Aug. 29 1905. The entrance examinations will be held Monday, Aug. 23. Those who hold teachers certificates, high school, graded or country sehpo' diplomas and those who have been granted certificates of admission neec not attend the entrance examination. M. H. JACKSON, Principal. .GREAT DISPLAY OF. NEW DRESS GOODS .HEINEMAN'S. IRON ORE PROSPECTS. Rudolph and Junction City Think They Have the Real Thing. It is learned that the diamond drill which has been at work on land owned by Moses Puariea in Carson was taken up after drilling a hole 500 feet deep straight down. Ii has now been moved 10 rods to the northwest and a new hole Is being bored at an angle of 45 degrees In an endeavor to cross-cut the vein. In the first hole a fine bed of red hematite was encountered at a depth of about 350 feet and from that point the drill was sunk through solid ore of paying quality 130 feet thick. The bottom of that de- posit was reached at BUO feet. The drill on the Marceau farm near Rudolph also encountered a bed of ore of paying quality and quantity tut the details of the find could not be learned. Residents i of that section are becoming quite confi- and family, Mr. and Mrs. George Wood dent that there will be something doing in the mining industry in their towns Point Journal. At Camp Cleghorn. j Camp Cleghorn is camp ground, es-! tablished seven years ago at the Chain o' i Lakes near by the Independent Order of Good Templars, and a two- weeks' assembly is held there every year in the month of August, under the auspices of the Grand lodge of the state. They have made a success of these meet- ings and they have grown in popularity each year, until this year it was found necessary to make an addition of 30 acres to the camp grounds. Quite a crowd from Graud Rapids and vicinity were in attendance at the as- sembly last week. Among those noted the writer were Misses Mabel Mc- Farland, Jennie Raath, Marion and izzie Rowland, Clara Johnson, Lizzia Herschle'b, Emma and Edna Kruger, Mra. N. E. Emmonsand daughters, May, Stella and Kuth, Mrs. George Moulton Birervieiv Hospital Changes Hands. On Wednesday Dr. Wm. 6. Blanchar purchased the interest of Dr. Humphrey in the Hiverview hospital and is now sole proprietor of that institution. It will hereafter be conducted as a public hospital, open to all physicians who have patients requiring its excellent equip- ment. As will be seen by a notice else- where Drs. Humphrey and Blanchar have dissolved partnership in their medical practice as well as in the hospi- and Dr. Blanchar will devote his attention principally to hospital work )r. Humphrey continuing his practice ly himself. Drinks Off Strychnine Tablets. V. P. Norton's little six-year-old girl ;ave her parents a great scare Wednes- i lay afternoon. She wanted a drink of rater and proceeded to help herself. A ouple of strychnine tablets had been left n a cup on the shelf and of course the and Mrs. Wood's brothers, Carl and Lewis and Mrs. Henry Peller- sell, and Floyd Jenkins. Among other young people from this city who find employment at the Chain o'Lakes are Jerry Herschleb, conductor on the street railway, and Yern Rumsey, clerk at the Grand View hotel. There is an afternoon and evening pro- gram at the tabernacle on the grounds everyday at which can be heard some of the best lecture and dramatic talent ia the country. A week ago Sunday some 3000 visitors spent the day ou these grounds. The boating and scenery about the lakes is as fine as one could ask for, but the trip from Grand Rapids to and from the lakes seems unoecessarly up and downstairs. Going you have aoout ]00 feet of stairway to descend at Amherst Junction, at least 50 feet at Waupaca and as much or more at the lakes leading down to the wharf where you take the boats for the grounds. Of course It is all up-stairs coming home. Opening- of A'ew Hall. OBITUARY. JOIIS JONES. John Jones, aged 85 years, died at the home of his daughter, Mrs. D. A. Telfer early Wednesday morning after a pro- tected illness. The remains, accom- panied by his aged widow, Dr. and Mrs. Telfer, Mr. and Mrs. A. M.Mairand W.T, Jones were taken to Mazomanie this. Thursday, morning, where funeral services will be held this afternoon in the Congregational church and Interment will be made. Mr. Joiiea was burn in Cardiff, Wales, in the year 1830, and came to this country with his pareuts in 1825, they settling at Rome, N. Y. In 1849 he came to Geneva, Wis.. and was married in 1850 to Mary Harrison. Nine children were the result The Side Rank Council ot Cathol c ittle girl selected this cup to drink out A I order of Foresters will give a dance n f. bhe dipped up some water and the Wood Countv drank ,t and emptied the res.due Bauk aining the tablets in a water jar. Her nother immediately discovered the mpty cup and concluded the little one iad drank the tablets. A physician was ailed, but in the meau time it was dis- overed the child had not swallowed the ablets and fortunately no harm was done, oo ereat precautions ranuot be taken ith poisons kept in the home. :iug next Wednesday evening, August 30th. and the ladies of the Catholic church will give supper and serve ice cream during the evening. Tickets for dauce SO cents. Restaurant and Luuch Counter. Mrs. Olive Carlson, having purchased the grocery stock of A. C. Charnholm, will hereafter conduct a restauraut and lunch counter, fruits, confections, etc., Proposed Wholesale Establishment. in tne piace. She will also carry a small Morris Williams, son of H. M. Wil-' ams of Nekoosa, is trying to perfect aus for the establishment of a whole- le House in this ty, to be opened during the fall some- me. He expects to conduct a photo- gallery in connection. We have just received a new line of dress goods Henrietta, Cashmere, Panamas, Rosana, Crepe, Fancy Worsteds, Lansdown, Albatross, Prunella Ramproof, Gancy Bedford Cecilians, Fancy Mohair. Cheviots, Suit' ings, Etc., which we will, be glad to have you inspect before buying elsewhere, Also a fine line of ings in fancy stripes, checks and plain colors in all new patterns. Come and select your patterns before all are picked over, ?C JV in Sunburst Skirts Will Be Sold Only 98c While They Last For VISIT OUR 5c COUNTER FOR BARGAINS 3 f-' The First Sntionnl. The contract was let last week for the fixtures for the new First National bank building. Four firms in different parts of the country were represented here and the contract was awarded to the Wallaeger Mfg. Co. of Milwaukee, one of the leading bank equipment companies in the United States. The new 'counter will be built of beautiful Italian marble and the desks, chairs and other wood work of African mahogauy. The com- bination cannot fail to be most pleasing. The intention of the managers of thft bank is to make its new house not onlv handsome, but aa convenient for business as modern methods and money can mase it. Mission festival. The annual Mission Festival of the German congregation was held at their cluirch on the west side last Sunday and a large crowd nas present at both the morning und evening ser- vices, were conducted iu the English and German languages. Rev. Herman Meinert of Lake Mills assisted Kev. Meilicke iu the services of f'.n day. A large collection was taker .-r missionary work. Merc. Company Grand Rapids, ....Wisconsin Notice of Dissoluton of Pnrtenership. NOTICE is HEREBY GIVKS, that the partnership lately subsisting between us, the undersigned, under the firm name of Humphrey Blanchar, engaged in the business of the practice of medicine and surgery at the city of Grand Rapids, Wood County, Wisconsin, was on the 23rd. day August, A. D., dissolved by uutiinl consent, and that the business of said partnership will be wound up by Wipperman Hiimbrecht, who are here- by authorized to collect and receive all moneys and property due or payable to said firm and to pay and discharge all the debts and liabilities of the same. Dated at Gniud Rapids, Wisconsin, this 23rd. day of August, A. D., 1905. FliANK IX Hl'Ml'llllKl', W. 0. BI..VXCIIAH. Why do you use soup? You use It because It assists in removing the dirt. Why not use Galvanic Soap, the best soap Unit, was over made? Easiest on the clothed; easiest on Iho woniiiii. stock of groceries and canned goods, and asks that you give her a share of your patronage. Society Notices. The west side ladies aid society'oi the M. E. church will meet Wednesday with Mrs. Frauk Moore. The east side ladies aid society of the M. E. church will hold their monthly 10 cent meeting with Mrs. F. H. Lamberton next Wednesday. The west side ladles aid society of the Congregational church will meet Wed- nesday with Mrs. J. W. Natwick. Portag-e County's Tax Commission. The town of Stockton in Portage county has applied to have the recent as- sessment reviewed, and Judge Webb has appointed the following tax commission to do the work: E. 8. Renne of Grand Rapids, G. H. Putnam of New London aud John E. Thomas of Berlin, For several years in succession Portage county has had a tax commission who have drawn good, fat commissions from j that county for doing what the hoard of supervisors of that county ought to have done themselves. Wood county has had one commission and the experience will last us a long time. When the Marshfleld contingent were inclined to make trouble last year over the tax adjustment, the supervisors from this city very nisely compromised the matter. A tax com- mission was never known to bring in a re_port unfavorable to the fellows who make the complaint, and It is better to recognize the inevitable at once than to burden the county with the expense of a commission. of this uuion, of which six survive, they being Mrs. Delaocy Culver of Albion, E. Jones'uf Michigan City, N. D-, Win. T. Jones, Charles A. Jones, Mrs. A. M. Muir and Mrs. D. A. Telfer of this city. He is also survived by one sister who resides at Weft Exeter, N. Y., aud two trothera, Robert of Plaintield, la., aud David R. of Tomah. PHILIP WARD The news of the death of Phil Ward spread over the city Wednesday after- noon, causing many expressions of re- gret among his numerous friends. He passed away quietly at his home on Washington avenue bbnut 2 o'clock. The funeral will take place Friday morn- ing at 10 o'clock at the Catholic church. Mr. Ward was about 65 years of age. 3e was born in Ireland and came to this country when about 15 years of age, ocatiug at Portage. A few years later he came to Grand Rapids and has since made this city his home. When lumber. ,ng was the principal industry in this country he was employed iu this busi- ness. He served one term as sheriff of Wood county. Wheu the gold mining fever of Alaska swept over the country he aud his sons, Emmet and Wilbur, went tn Alaska, where the boys have since but he returned after two years' absence. Six months ago he received a paralytic stroke and has since been in very poor health. He was a generous hearted man, makiug many friends whose esteem he retained during his long residence in this city. Besides his wife he is survived by five children: Emmet aod Wilbur, who are in Alaska, Ray, who is located in Minne- sota, Mrs. Emile Garrison of Port Edwards, and Miss Nellie of this city. He also nas two brothers, John, of Wau- sau and Lawrence Ward of Rabcock. Is Promoted. The many friends ef Albert Crawford, ion of Dr. A. B. Crawford of this city, vill read with interest the following tern from the Marshtield News: A. B. Crawford, chief dark at the Omaha and Northwestern depot, received a promotion this week that will cause him to leave Marshfield. OB Wednesday he left for Cliippewa Falls where he has been tendered the position of cashier which means a raise in salary and Ies3 work. Mr. Crawford has been connected with the clerical force at the Omaha and North western depot in this city the past six years acd while it will cause regrets wheu the facts become known that he aud his amiable wife are to leave Marsh- field, all will join in wishing them, success in their new home. .Beware of imitations When you ask for Galvanic Soap see that you do not get a substitute Galvanic cannot be equaled. Notiee. Notice is hereby given that ou the 3lst day of August, A.D. 1905, at 10 o'clock in the foreuooii of said day at the Emmons building on Front street in the city of Grand Rapids, Wisconsin, east side. The undersigned will sell at public unction to the highest bidder for cash all of the stock of jewelry, fixtures, etc., The Wansan Fair, Advertising is out for the Marathon county fair, to be held at Wausau on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Fri- day, Sept. 5, 6, 7 and 8. The C M. St. P, road offers a rate of one fare for the round trip. Arrangements have been made for a great exhibition of live stock and the poultry exhibits will be under the mauagemeut of W. H. Laabs of Waujwea, who has made a great success of several exclusive poultry shows. The racing program is said to be the finest provided for this section of the state in years. There are 47 pacera aud trotters entered in the various events of which Oakley D, who made a record ot this month at Graud Rapids, Mich., is said to be the fastest horse ever entered in a race in this section of the stat, Those wishing to can go to Wausau tn morning and return to Grand Rapids iu the evening. The traveling public rejoice over the belonging to the bankrupt estate of the improved condition of the sidewalks at said Victors. Maurseth. The terms of the sale will be cash ou delivery of the goods. You will further take notice that the undersigned wlil cheerfully furnish all Information to prospective hibit a complete Inventory with the cost price of each and every article of jewelry and fixtures and permit prospective bidders to examine said stock at any time when called upon. Dated At Grand Rapids, Wisconsin, this 10th dny of August, A. D. 1905. J. W. Cot'iiRAx, Trustee, the east end of the wagon bridge. It has been a wade in mud and tilth in wet weather and a scrabble over debris all but the public overlooked the discomfort because of the Improvement bidders, ex- j to thfl citj. belng botu of the street but it Is a relief to ktnn- that It ia over with. tho poor (inn road Satur- day night a light fall overcoat, with pair of knit gloves und three pictures In pockets. Finder leave it nt ilila mill receive rewiinl.
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