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Wisconsin Valley Leader (Newspaper) - June 14, 1906, Grand Rapids, Wisconsin 1.50 PER YEAR GRAND RAPIDS, WISCONSIN. JUNE 14, 1906. VOL. V. NUMBER 16 GRADUATING EXERCISES. Commencement at The Training large Class to Graduate. Tae public generally are Invited to the third annual commencement exer- cises of the Wood County Teachers' Training School. On Wednesday evening, June 20, at building will occur the regular exercises, of graduation. Prof. John F. Suns of River Palls will deliver the.annual commencement address after which Hon. W. D. Connor, a member of the Training School Board will present the diplomas to the class. A very, successful year closes with a graduating class of twenty-five members. On Thursday afternoon; June 21, the regular class day exercises will be held to which the public are also invited. Friday evening the. Alumni of the schoolwill hold their annual banquet. The Alumni now number seventy-three members and represent all sections of the county making a strong sentiment for the school throughout the county. Following is a list of graduates to receive diplomas next ..Evelyn A. Bennett, Cranmoor; Ida J. Berdan, Auburndale; Lillian A. ,Carr, Friendship; Mayme Clappar, Nekopsa; "Conway, .Grand Rapids; Bertie 'M. Cowles, Delap, Grand Rapids; Nettie A. Edwards; Milladore: Keslo 8. Havener, Grand Rapids; Lillian L, Hephner, llarsbfleld R: F. D.: Harriet :P.rHiggin6. .Chilton: Liva Iverson. Grand Rapids; Gwendolyn Jero, Grand Rapids, Caroline A. Kraemer, Marshfield R. F. D.; Belle Vaque, Biron; Julia A. McCoog, Plainfield; Clara 8. Mueller, Riehfleld, Washington Co.: Hazel M. Putney, Sherry; Katie Ring, Union Center; Mayme B. Slyter, Grand Rapids; Armean Varsbo. Sherry; Bertha M. White, Nekoosa; Rosa E. White, Lindsey; Vinnie L. Witte, Grand Rapids; Bertha Myrland, Marshfield. For my household goods, including two sewing machines in first .class conditions, hard coal heater, -one iron folding bed, mattress, chairs and furniture, very cheap. Call at Dress Making Shop, MRS. J. M. BELLINGER ARE YO17FL SAFfc? Less than five cents a week will pay for a steel safe in our Safety. Deposit Vault, atid if your. In- surance policies and valuable papers are there you will have no cause for worry; Call and look at them anyway. THE FIRST NATIONAL BANK Grand Rapids Wisconsin. Fourth of July Grand Rapids Don't miss it this year or you will miss the "time of your life." There will be more and Detier attractions at Grand Rapids on that day than was ever seen at at a celebration in this'city. See the whole program before deciding where you will spend the Fourth. A few things have already been de- cided a floral parade of unusual beauty and size under the management of the Woman's Federated Clubs of this city. Many athletic events including an old fashioned "Tug of War" between the paper mill tioys of the various mills in this vicinity, are on the program. BALOON ASCENSION. DOROTHY OF VQNDA, Oue of the most successful and famous aerial .artists in .America, has .been secured and will make an ascension in the afternoon! This daring feat is alone worth; coming to Grand Rapids to see, but it is only one of the special features of the day's entertainment. More of ,tlie: program will be published in future issues of the LEADER, but you should decide now to come to Grand Rapids to spend the Fourth, and we promise, you that you will not be disappointed with your visit to the city on that day. Don't miss the street parade of Uncle Si Haskins at noon Saturday. Special June Sale of Mvisjirv Underwear June 16 to June 30 In order up all Muslin Underwear before the new fall line arrives in will make special prices on all Muslin Underwear on hand for the balance of June, Note a few of the following low prices which must be seen to be appreciated., All 3Sc and 2Sc drawers and corset trimmed with lace and All SOc gowns, skirts, draw- ers and corset end- less varieties- at.... -43c All 75c gowns, Skirts, draw- ers and corset All Sl.OO gowns, ers and corset covers, All SI.SO and .gowns, skirts, drawers and corset All higher priced garments will be priced so low that they will not last long. Another stock of white para- sols have arrived and they are better values than the first, at.............98C New Stock of White Duck Skirts Just Received. A large assortment of Shirtwaists always on hand at prices that defy competition. I AM HEADQUARTERS FOR LADIES' AND CHILDREN'S Good Reliable Merchandise at the Right Prices. J. T. Schumacher's ...Ca.sh Store... HONORS OUR MAYOR. haracteristic Letter From Mr.. Witter Audit tlie Earthquake, etc. The following letter from a former esident and an old-time acquaintance of any Grand Rapids people was received y Mayor Wlieelan, whom we pursuaded let us publish It, as all of the old resi- ents will be interested in the doctor's issertntions: SAN JOSE, CAUKOKNIA; June'Sth, 1900. onorable alayor UKAK take much pleasure in ougratulatine you upon your recent uccessful election as Grand Rapids' losen mayor, the more so as you had larcely been installed as said Mayor be- jre you demonstrated to us all that you ad no small conception of the entire rotherhood of man and the Fatherhood God, by stretching out your unselfish and and uncalled for aid to help the alt million sufferers at San Francisco hen dire necessity stared those people j the face, brought on by the unexpected alumity that prostrated them in one half minute on the morning of April 18th, 906. Your speedy action and wise Conduct t that trying time will ever be re- lembered by your admiring riends, both far and near, I write to ou at this time to express my grateful, dmiration for the goodness, kindness nd love so geneiously and thoughtfully estowed upon the far away sufferers, ho had been so suddenly rendered o'meless and destitute. My earnest de- re is that you may ever receive heaven's lessings in thus doing good. I want to say that had San Francisco ot been deprived of her water supply y being oat of it entirely in one-half linute they would now be doing almost normal amount of business. If the water supply had not been cut I the fires would have been stopped at nee and ail trouble would have at once ome to an end. The earthquake itself is known to have one but comparatively little of the amage. It merely developed the weak iots in the construction of the buildings nd revealed the city's danger rather ian imperilled its life. The case has been diagnosed and the emedy is at hand. No more flimsy con- trnction will be !aid or permitted and IB foundations will te laid strong and eep. A water supply will be procured D provide Sao Francisco 'with water nd.'r any and all circumstances and streets will be laid out and much ommendable worK will surely be done. The city has permitted itself to be erved by a' private corporation with rater drawn from near by sources, .rried in pipes over marsh lands on otteh .tressles, unmipported by piles, hese fell at the slightest disturbances of he ground, having no support, and by eason of that fact the city was lett with- ut water, an easy prey to the flames. he people of San Francisco are perfectly atisfled that by observing ordinary pre- caution, improved building and arefulmspection, the mistakes of the ast will never be repeated and that the ew city will be greater and better than TWO HAD ACCIDENTS. Wilbur Sweeney Fractures Sidney Kellner Loses'an Arm. On Thursday evening as Wilbur Sween'ey was on his way to the city from Birqp he met with a- terrible accident by falling from his wheel in front of the Christian Science church on First street. He was going a great speed down the grade at that point and striking a stone, broke the' fork to his front wheel. He was thrown over the handle bars and struck the curbing at the side of the street on his head. The skull over the right eye was broken in and rested on the brain. He was taken to the Riverview Hospital where a por- tion of the skull as large as a dollar was removed, relieving the pressure on the brain. It.is believed that he will re- cover froui his injuries. SIDNEY KELLNEK. Tuesday afternoon the 10-year-oid boy of Mr. and Mrs. F. E. Kellner. Sidney, was playing along-side of the Wisconsin Central railway, while the north bound train was switching In the yards. He amused himself by hanging unto the side of the cars and riding. In one of iis attempts to tret upon the cars, he slipped and fell and his right arm went under the moving cars and was cut off uear the shoulder. His right leg was also broken near the hip. Dr. Boorman was called and he hnrried the child in a buggy to'the Riverview Hospital where the arm was amputated at the shoulder and the break in the leg set and at this writing he has every indication of re- jovering from his injuries. The accident is a most unfortunate one, but js liable to be repeated any day if children are permitted to loiter about the numerous switch yards in the city. ver before. Had it not been for our more stable TRIED TO COMMIT SUICIDE. Inmate of the Poor House Cuts His Throat with a Jack-knife. Old and infirm, hope gone and friends departed, Gerhart Jansen, now (in in- mate of the county poor farm, made an attempt Monday evening to take his life with a jack-knife, by cutting a ghastly wound in his throat and partially sever- ing his wind pipe. This occurred be- tween five and six o'clock In the even- ing, Dr. Boorman was immediately telephoned and went out and sewed up the poor fellow's wounds and he will re- cover if he makes no further attempt on his life. He made a similar effort to commit sulcice about two months ago and failed, Jansen is a man about 70 years old and formerly made his home with Fred Alexander in this city. He was sent to the poor house a little over a year ago, but has lately been very despondent. GROWTH IN ELECTRIC SERTICE. Local Plant Gains Business Ererj Advertising Helps. There has been a remarkable growth in business in the Electric Water Co. this spring and the management justly attribute it to their advertising and excellent exhibition which they gave OB the west side about two months ago. Since that time they have put 70 electric flatirons into the homes of Grand Rapids people, also four electric- radiators, several portable lamps, some chafing dishes, one-halt dozen stoves, a number of fans and other useful house- hold electric appliances. There js now a day current In operation throughout the city to accommodate this increasing business. There is again talk of the city's buying the plant and it is ouly question of time when this change will be made. water supply our city would have met cith the same fate its that of San Fran- isco, for she suffered as hard -a shock as an Francisco and when the electric Fires'were severed from the result of le earthquake, a severe fire ensued, but was at once- extinguished and so we vere saved from that most pathetic alamity that ever had visited our sister ity. I think San Francisco is a commercial .ecessity, and will be speedily .rebuilt. t has no possible rival on the bay of San "Yancisco, and on the bay of San i'rancisco he government must look for its chief jort upon the Pacific, because they have he essential elements of a metropolis, ossessing the established trade Of a ratural emporium, and so the city will ise again, obedient to the forces which lOthing can control and only the foolish ireeume to direct. It is.need less to discuss the marvelous resources of the country tributary to San i'rancisco. Its wealth has been un- isralleled in the history of states, mineral, igricultural and horticultural develop- ment goes on side by side in perfect larmony and without conflict, one vlew- nsr an aggregate production. There is hardly a metal unknown to California. Its gr.ains outrank any country _n the markets of the world, and its fruits and flowers, wine and oil have given it unique distinction and conferred in turn, prosperity upon its people. These all remain, I need not and I will not discuss the commerce of the port and its marvelous growth from year to year. Having Said thus much about this, dilapidated city, let me remind you that the great Santa Clara county is not far away from Sin Francisco, and that not far In the future you will, know more about San Jose and her resources and I am sure you will be ever proud of her the more you know of her. Come and Sincerely yours, G. F. WITTKU, M. D. QUINQUENNIAL Now in Session at Moravian 75. Ministers Present. Evary five years the synod of the Fourth District of Morvaian churches of America, which includes the states of Wisconsin, Michigan, Minnesota and' North Dasota, hold a meeting. That ie why this meeting is called this funny name at the head of this article. It is presided over by Rev. Paul De Schweinitz of Bethlehem, Pa., member of the North American Governing Board. The meeting opened on Wednesday with seventy-five visiting ministers in attendance and will proDably. last until next Tuesday morning. Oh Sunday annual Mission Festival of the two congregations will be held. The services'will begin at both churches at 10 o'clock in the morning and in the evening. At the. First Moravian the morning service will be in German in the evening in English. At the Second church the morning service will be in Scandinavian in the evening m Eng- lish. The public is cordially invited to attend any or all of these meetings which are in session every afternoon and evening. BABCOCK'S RESCUE HOME. "The Old Oakland Hotel" Now a Salvation Station for Unfortunate Girls. Passing through Babcock the other day our attention was called to the new Rescue Home that is now in operation and open for "work in one of the most useful and commendable charities in the world. The Rescue Home is also a hospital open to everybody who stands in need of first class surgical or medical aid, and professional nurses of proved faithfulness and ability are in attendance. The local physician is Dr. A. H. Morse of Babcock and on the staff of the house physicians and surgeons are Drs. J. W. Rockwell, C. A. Boorman and Frank Pomainville of Grand Rapids and Drs. John Simonson and Daniels of Tomah. They recently performed a delicate operation on the person of Mrs. Dell ileveland of Babcock. saving her life and probably restoring her health, She a recovering nicely. The manager of the home is J. T. Wagner formerly, of Janesville, but recently from Milwaukee where he was engaged in the rescue work. Mary Holthusen, formerly connected with the escue work in the Salvation Army and a most enthusiastic and successful worker and solicitor in superintendent. Another Sew Industry for the Citjc. We are glad to announce that another manufacturing plant has been secured to Grand Rapids. A company, to be known as the Grand Rapids Hollow Concrete Wall Co. has been organized and will engage in the manufacture of pressed stone blocks for general building purposes. An advantageous factory site lias been secured in the Theron Lyons saw mill property in the south part of the c'ty. Incorporation papers have been filed with the secretary of state nnd as soon as the necessary machinery can be installed the company will be ready for business. We understand that they already have contracts for furnish- ing the blocks for a number of build- ings. the Miss cause, .is Holthusen the has severed her connection with the Salva- tion Army and will devote her entire energies to the success of this home, She is in Missouri at the present time, on her way to Grand Rapids soliciting aid for the new home euroute. FOB DISTRICT ATTORNEY. HYMENEAL. Louis A. Bauman of Grand Rapids a Splendid Record as Teacher and Lawyer. Attorney Louie A. Bauman, the Re- publican candidate for District Attorney, has a record that may well be taken aa a source of Inspiration to every yonng who battles against obstacles. Mr. Bauman was born and raised., m Manitowoc county thirty years ago. Hia parents emigrated to this country in 1808, The father kept a meat market and owned a farm. Mr. Uauman attended the village school until he was fifteen years old, when he, taught his first school. Shortly after his father died, and -It-became necessary for him to- assist in the support of the family. For four year? he taught In the country. Grand Rapids Wins Close Game. The Grand Rapids team won a victory from lola Sunday in a close and exciting game. During the first inning Grand Rapids scored one run and lola secured two as the result of several errors of the Grand Rapids players. After that 'lola only secured one more run and that in the seventh. Grand Rapids made five more in the seventh making the score 6 to 3 in their favor. Podaville was taken out of the game as the'result of an Injury to his neck ancl Bandelin became acting backstop. Brennan threw splendid ball and held the lola team down to a few scattered hits. At several times lie was in very tight places but by good throw- ing would retire the side. After the first inning the Grand Rapids team plaj ed errorless ball and easily, outplayed lola. lola has a good "pitcher but he lid not receive the support that Brennan did. This same tepm will play Brokaw here next Sunday and a good stiff game may be looked for as Brokaw has a very strong team this year. The following went up to lola Sunday: W. E. Wheelan, H. Wasser, Roy Lester, Charles Nash, Knights of Columbus Banquet. The Grand Rapids members of the Knights of Columbus entertained a few of their friends at a banquet at the Hotel Dixon Sunday evening at seven o'clock. The menu was especially prepared for the occasion and was very elaborate. The program was as follows with F. J Zoelle acting as toast master: Vocal Selection...........Miss Eva Cahill Knights of Columbus" .........................J, A. Gaynor J. Instrumental Selection................ ..............Miss-Katherine GalUgan A. Banman Those present were: Messrs, and Mesdames W. J. Conway, J. J. Looze, L. A. DeGuere, Owen Love, J. T. 'Brock- man, J. A. Gaynor, Misses Katherine Galligan, Eva Cahill, Mary Bever, Fern Love, Hattle Schnabel, Grace McCarthj Messrs L. A. Baumap, N. A, ftoemer anc Fred Schnabel. Arthur Podaville, Earl Bandelin, L. Voyer, Brennan, Alex Hayes, R. Martenson, A. Hetzle, Fred Eberhardt, W. H. Powell, Wm. Chealey. Chief Hales Fire Fighters. See the Midnight'Fire in .Greater New York. A most realistic scene Nothing more thrilling and exciting can be witnessed than the exhibition of Chief Hale's Fire Fighters. The fireman engaged in this grand exhibition are the pick of the land in their profession show the utmost skill and dexterity In rescuing people from a five-story burn ing building, at the same time Beating back the flames. The daring feats per formed in rescuing people from the flame are such ae to'elicit the highest adniira tion. This unparalleled exhibition coupled with a mammoth hippodrom and congress of sensational novelties will positively exhibit at Grand Kapid Saturday, June 23. Early Wednesday morning Rev. Fr. Eisen performed the ceremony which united P. J. Lyons and Miss Hannah Heidler, at the parsonage. Mr. Lyons Is the proprietor of the brickyard north of the city and one of the old and highly respected business men of Ma'rshfleld- He was formerly a locomotive engineer and held the run between here and Nekoosa fsr many years. The bride has in the city the greater portion of her life. Both are popular with a iarge circle of friends and they have the best wishes of the entire Times. Pat yons was formerly a resident of this ity, an employe of the Green Bay iVestern road, and has many friends in Brand Rapids who will be interested to ear of his marriage. STKEBE-HACKBARTII. -Two-: popular Wood county young leople, Mr. Emile Steege of Kudolph nd Miss Emma Hackuartli of Sigel married vVednesday morning at ;h, Rev. Guatave 3aum officiating. A large number of eiatives and friends were, entertained ,t a wedding dinner at the home of the iride's parents; Mr. and Mrs. Henry laekbarth. Mr. and Mrs. Steege will eside in Rudolph. MII.IiER-ASCH. The wedding of Miss Kuby Asch, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Asch, to Galbraith Miller, took place Tuesday ivening at o'clock, in the red room of the Hotel Pfister, the Rev. G. F. Burroughs officiating. Only relatives were present. Mr. and Mrs. Miller will be at home after August 15 at 230 Mason Sentinel, LOVE-HOWE. Ray, son ot Mr. and Mrs. Thos. Love of First street, was married Thursday, June 7th in Milwaukee to Miss Genevieve Howe. SMITJT-CARBOI.I.. Will Smith was married Tuesday at During his spare moments he pursued the high school subjects privately and at- the age of 19 be passed the state examina- tion for a life certificate. The same year he entered the Milwaukee Normal school and in two years graduated from th'e English and German courses. He won the highest honors as an orator by representing-the school in the state oratorical contest. He was elected principal of the '.Prentice High school, which position he held for three years. In he entered the law school of the University of Wisconsin. In 1902 he was forced to teach again and becarnn-, principal of the Mdntello high school. The next year 'he returned to the law school and in April passed the State Bar- examination. His ambition to be a lawyer was now realized and he immediately located at Grand Rapids, where he formed a partnership with J. C. Davis under the firm named Bauman Davis. They succeeded the late Frank A. Cady in business. They have had cases at every term of Circuit. Court and have been exceptionally successful. Mr. Bauman is an able speaker and two years ago stumped the. county for the Republican ticket. He has never sought or held public office. He has no backing of any kind except his record. He is willing to stand on that. The only test ought to be who is best fitted to hold the oilice and Mr. Bauman's record is such a splendid1" one, that if he Is nominated we are assured of an honest, capable arid impartial district, attorney, one who will uphold the majesty of the law without fear and yet- will protect the county from needless and expensive litigation. The Montello Express says of him: "He is full of energy. He 'gets results. His term as Principal of our High school was the most successful Barren, Wis., to Miss Edith Carroll of that city and they arrived in Grand Rapids to visit the former's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Ed. Smith of Washington avenue. Will better among his associates as "Dick" Is well and favorably known and holds a good position with the' John Arpln Lumber Co. at Atlanta where the -newly wedded pair will reside.' years. The candidate we had 'for for District- Attorney is expected to do most of the campaigning, and we can assure the republicans of Wood Cminty if they want a "live" candidate, they will make no mistake in nominating Attorney Bauman. Furthermore he is and that is the best reason why he should The Prentice Calumet says: "When he came here many thought he was too young for the dignified position of Principal of Schools, but young blood was needed in Prentice. Onr school was then a graded school. Through his tireless efforts, the new high school WM" established. The next year a now build- ing was erected and a new kindergarten established. That he will make a good District Attorney we have no doubt. He is honest, able, high conception of 'public duty. need men of his itamp In public and we wish him
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