Marshfield Times, January 6, 1915

Marshfield Times

January 06, 1915

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Marshfield Times, The (Newspaper) - January 6, 1915, Marshfield, Wisconsin jfclSIHELP'S INDEPENDENT NEWSPAPER The Marshfield Times THIRTY-SIXTH YEAR Smlrrrd At Smmd Cltn Mmtlrr mtltr MmMM. Wit.. Vnitr Act OFFICIAL CTIY PAPER ttarthfield, Wood County. Wisconiin, Wednesday, January 6, 1915 NUMBER PLENTY OF GLORY FOR ROTH SIDES SAYS ONE GERMAN Gen.: von Deeringen Gives Interview to Correspon- dent London Times. HAS SOME RAPS TOO Sidelights on the War, as Gleaned by Newspaper Correspondent at the Germuii Front in France, Prove More or Less Amusing. German Front in France, (via Lon- Dec. I have just spent three days with Gen. von Heeringen's army in the field, and have seen and "Ordonnanz" was sent to fetch the "evidence." Fortunately, I am not an expert in arms and ammunition, and wouldn't know a dumdum bullet if I saw one. The British rifle with a steel ring attachment on the side was similar to one which I had picked up on a former battlefield for souv- enir purposes the day before, and the bullet was undeniably bob-tailed, and the general was sincere Jn his convic- tion that he "had the goods" on the English; but it was a question for the high court of civilization, advised by a commission of experts. "I think we Germans are almost too good natured in some the general remarked with a twinkle of humor when the conversation drifted around to "Do you know I that there is a regular postal ser- j vice between my trenches and the French At one point they are only about fifty yards apart, and the men send letters, papers, and other things back and forth. The other day our soldiers got a letter from the French reading: Today we are enemies; in j fourteen days we will be friends, and then we will both go against the I English.' The general believes that there is I more or less bad feeling between the French and tlie English, and as an I illustration said: "Some time ago a mixed batch of French and English prisoners was brought into a town and quartered UNITED STATES HAS BEEN AT PEACE WITH EUROPE FOR ONE HUNDRED YEARS With the roar of guns from United States warships, with military parades, and a speech by President Wilson, will be celebrated at New Orleans, January 8, 1915, the centenary of the famous battle of New Orleans one hundred years -last battle fought by the United States with a European power. In the summer of 1814 the British government launched against the United States an attack which it was expected would prove decisive. A great fleet and army of over twenty thousand soldiers and sailors was sent to capture New Orleans. Five out of the city Andrew Jackson with an army of Ten- -.essee and Kentucky frontiersmen barred the path of the advancing host. On January 8, the British made a determined assault on the American lines. The issue showed that not even Wellington's veterans fighting in the open could make way against the terrible fire of the frontier riflemen. In a short space of time two thousand British dead and wounded strewed the plain in' front of Jackson's intrenchments, while the American loss was only seventy-one. All too late the news was borne across the ocean that peace had been made at Ghent, Belgium, on December 24, two weeks before the battle. the! nothing half so interesting as fine old patriarch who is its mander-in-chief. Gen. von Heerin- gen, "the victor of Saarburg" and JOHN LANG CAPT.E. LAMES DIES SUDDENLY AT CHICAGO HOSPITAL John Lang, a pioneer resident of this city and the head of one of its best known families, passed away Monday morning at about two o'clock, aged eightythrce years. Death came at the home of his son, Leonard Lang, on South Cedar street near Bakcrville street. Although he had sustained three strokes of paralysis during the last nine years, none of them left any serious effects, and ne had been up and around almost steadily until a fortnight ago. He ate his Christmas dinner with his children and grand- children but was compelled to take, to his bed the same day, and the end came peacefully on Monday. Mr. Lang was born in Germany, A; ril 22, 84 years ago. He came to this country at the age of thirty years, and it is worth noting that the young lady who a year later became his wife traveled to America in the same narty. They settled in j Pennsylvania, arid the two young peo- I Deceased Was Prominent Mason, and Register of Deeds Who Had Just Completed Term is Dead. ILL FOR SOME WEEKS together. Without any warning a j tremendous row broke out, a fight conl" between the French and English; and the funny part was that our soldiers j QUICK ACTION STOPS BAKER BREAKS LEG pie after their marriage "determined to "go west" and' seethe country. They settled, on a farm' in. Dodge' coun- ty near Hartford, and a number of years, coming to Marsh- field with their children thirtyeigiit i years ago. .Marshfield was in its in- i fancy then and the woods surround- ed it, but Mr. Lang took up forty ac- res, the corner being at the present Two Lodges of That Order Will Bury Body at Grand Rapids This morning. Coming as a distinct shock to the people of Wood county is the an- nouncement that Capt. E. E. Ames, GASOLINE BLAZE IN BAD RUNAWAY crossing of the PittsvHle Southern former register of. deeds, ex-manu- d f i who were guarding them jumped in Woman's former minister of war, though prob-1 and W Oman S Now we al-1 and English ably less known to American newspa- wavs s t F h per readers than the "featured" gen- j erals is one of the grand old men of, Th'c hi lv rcmarkod the German army and a figure to be th at fimnaRS f. pendent for news on the German offi- cial bulletins. "With our wireless in- i he said, "we can hear the j j Eiffel Tower talk. One day I was in-1 I terested to overhear that two of my i own batteries had been 'annihilated', by the French at a certain point. It reckoned with. He is one of the bulky, and tremen- dously in earnest; also in possession of a keen sense of humor that func- tions in spito of the sternness of the times. The back of his massive head is sparsely settled with silver hair, and his white has been pruned hajf its peace strength. von Heeringen, like all the J German generals with whom 1________________ did not hesitate a T .yOfltl to praise his English opponents.; I MlOlJiiKl Eng ish first, line troops are soldiers, experienced and very tough, especially on the defens- ive. There would be no credit in beating them if they were he- said, making it clear that be re- ferred only to the English regulars. The conversation turning on Kitch- ener's recruits, ho said sigiificantly: "You cannot improvise armies, Eng- land cannot hope to accomplish in a few months what took Germany a hundred years to build up." Coming back to the English regu- lars, he told tho following anecdote: At one point we used a mim-n- werfer I mine-thrower) against one of their trenches. These mortars po off with a frightful noise, calculated to shake the courage or the stoutesr. day Afternoon. On Wednesday morning of last eek the-little son of was certainly news to me; they were j who with the boy has rooms at the still in working order when 1 called home of City Treasurer and Mrs. Matt them up on the telephone." Wright, tipped over an oil stove in ___________ c when Mr. Lang sold the farm and took away ai the Presbyterian hospital, j up his residence with one of his sons, i ChicaRO> Monday afternoon one Pre- Georjre Bores Sustains SPV Mrs- died seven >'Pars Mr- Anu's had oeen sick rre neorge cores sustains a happy marricd [jfc rf 4g 'man for some two monthS; ere Injuries in Accident: ygars- She was five years to a day announcement had been made locally I younger than her husband. j within the last fortnight that his con- Which Takes Place Men' There were eleven sons and daugh- dition was much improved, so that the ters in the family, all of whom sur- sudlien news of his death came with- vive, including Jacob of Antigo, out warning. ___________ George J. of Marshfield, John of Cir- i Tne first diagnosis of his illness cle, Mont., Henry and Martin of Min- Purported to show stomach trouble, George Bores, assistant baker for' neapolis, Fred of Wheeling, W. Va., complicated by a nepsous breakdown, the Armory .Bakery, was seriously in-' Leonard and Christ of this city; However, an autopsy which was per- jured in a runaway accident which Mrs' Henry Kreisch and Mrs. Albert formed at Chicago Monday showed occurred on Mondav 'He had made Wendtlar'd -Mrs.' that a grown Int..-. ae John Momme of Antlgo. There are skull, causing a pressure on the a delivery and was in the act of turn- fortytwo grandchildren and one groat- brain which' undoubtedly had much to ing the delivery wagon around prepar- grandchild. do with his death. He had bee.n at an upstairs room of the house. Too to home. He turned the' Mr. Lang was one of twelve charter Chicago .only a. week, frightened "to move, Mrs. Gerlach saw team so shortly, however, that the of Immanuel's Lutheran The body was brought here on the and the funeral early mornmg train over the Soo line Quickness vents Serious Results at Residence of City Treas. Matt De- tails. 1 the flames gaining headway, and a; box on the deliverv wagon tipped, and cnurch of tnls FOUND AT VESPER: fire which might 'have been fatal! the noise of the fall frightened the wi" be from that af- and was transferred to the ''would have resulted had it not been horses which ran at top speed, upset- at two o'clock in charge of krand Rapids line and taken to the for the bravery of Mrs. Wright who' ing the wagon. He was unable to get the Rev- L- Th- Thom- A county Pcat ur'dcr thc escort of Ma' Agent There Reports Loss of Which He Left in Drawer Over The Story. The funeral will be held frorr had been away and who came home.; out of the box and was dragged for short service will he neld at the house shortly after thc accident, occurred: a block by the runaway team. His at Interment will be at the Congregational church at Grand leg was broken and he was badlv sha- Hillside cemetery. When Mrs. Lang Rands this morning at ten o'clock. A mysterious robbery occurred Fri- day night at Vesper, the Soo depot being reported burglarized to the ex- tent of in cash. The story as given out Saturday is that the ngont at Vesper had made up his remittance Friday intending to send it to headquarters that evening, She smothered the burnir.g oil stove in a rug and carried it downstairs out of doors. As it was, the rug, casing and curtains in the room were burned. A call was sent in to the .fire department, but was canceled im- mediately as soon us the danger of fire was averted. ken up, but he is getting along as well fs could be expected. VMRS. E EUGENE HOOD Hood, passed nuor. at two o'clock at the family res- idence on South Cedar street, at the age of thirtyone years. Although she DAMAGE TO WINDOW not bnen fn tho bost hcaltl1 fur RUNAWAY HORSE DOES was buriecl fix acted as pall- Members of Marshfield Lodge No. bearers and Mr. Lang had expressed 224, F. A. M., arc ro leave at a wish that they might act at his a. m. over the Soo line, returning at funeral. However, only five of the p. m. over the Northwestern line.. sons, George. Henry, Martin, Leonard The body will lie in state at the Mas- Mrs. Ida Hood, wife of Eugene and Christ car. be here for the funer- onic temple, until the hour of the fun- away yesterday after- al, ar.d the sixth pallbearer will be one oral, and will be laid away with full of t'nr> sons-in-law, Albert Wendtland. Masonic honors. ----------------------Mr. Ames was bom' In New York state fiftythree years ago, and in ITiat state he spent his early boyhood. He .Mrs. Adler, wife of George-came to Wisconsin in 1881 and went MRS. GEORGE ADLER some time, her demise conies as great shock to her family and friends. Adler, residing on West Sixth street, to work.j.n a flour mill at After the tenth shot our men r.dvano- ,lllt forgot it lolaliy aftcr ho had ed with a loud expecting to thc in and >ft jt groggy; will in ,ho Apparently somc- find the himself. The depot is open all night Rriti.-h groggy; but you believe tough Scotsmen cnc kncw was forc. crawled out of their trenches and ac-' cd wimlow and helped timlly attempted a counter bayonet charge, The also fight The old fighter spoke generously of Field Marshal Sir John French's bit wistfully, as if re- gretting that the British had all Deceased was born at Byron. Fond du Youthful Driver Has Nar- Lac county, and was married at Aub- urndale in 1902. Besides her husband although none ot the on duty after supfier. employees are' row Escape. Being Drag- ged For Some Distance After Being Thrown from Cutter. Ripon, passed away very suddenly on-; New- where he spent four years. Then-he Year's morning about four o'clock, came to Marshfield anil began work FFer ,.he ]cavcs Uvo dentli being due to heart failure. FTer for the Upham Banner Mills ns as- untimely death conies as a sad shock miller.1 When the Marshfield to t'.ip family and many friends. fire look "place the inlll was destroy- Aciler was born .at Parsons' ed, but when it was rebuilt Mr. Ames Kansas, November 19, 1872, being the was given a position as traveling are two Rudolph of Merrill oldest daughter of Michael Berg. At for -.ho samp, concern. He f 'lowed thif ocrufip.tTor. for nearly Bcn.ska, resid rge, aged Ir. and Mrs. August at Auburndale; there i Mr. and .Mrs. Torkei Thompson of he could no Appk-ton, Minnesota, nave announced A broken plate glass window in Kes'.el Bros, company's: store was the Onlv and August. Jr., of Aubarndale; and a sister, Mrs. Louise Brandl, also of Auburndale. Funeral arrangements have r.ot yet been made. the ago of eleven she came Marsh- field with her father and has resided here over since. She was married six years, in 1891 forming a partner- George W. TTpham and they H 1891, to George Adler of this two conducted together until 189-1 the done Saturday night, longer'cross swords with the English the marriage of their daughter, Elma only damage eommamler-in-clnef. The Bavarians.' Olivia, to Mr. Clarence Bushnell when a runaway horse belonging to you know, begged to be sent against: wards of Marshfield. The event was blocks, ran up on the s-.dewalks in the English in the north. He did not quietly celebrated at Appleton on Dec- Frank Pflum; after a run of several forget Gen. Joffre either, who, lie ember 31. Mr. and Mrs. Edwards -front of the store and crashed into the said, was "doing his hard job in a have now returned to Marshfield and creditable, soldierly ab'y F. WKBEK DIES OF IN J TRIES city, and is the mother of four child- ren, these hring Agnes, Sarah, Arthur and Adelaide, all at home. furniture business since owned by Mr. Upham. They dissolved partnership to permit Mr. Ames, to become mana- Frank Weber of this city, who was John's Catholic church at. nine o'clock The funeral was hold from St. per of the Marshficld nedding com- pany, which under his management window. No serious injury was injured at the Edward Hines Lumber jn_', company's plant at Park Fall? by seconded by his "brilliant junior, Gen. Castelnau." But he was not banding out bou- quets exclusively; he had also n few hard raps for the English, or rather. Mrs. Edwards is by no means unac-! for what, he characterized as certain quainted in Marshfield, as she spent a features of their method of warfare, year here as teacher of the domestic One was for the alleged misuse of the j science department of the McKinley Red Cross flag. "We had taken their trenches un- j is a prominent professional man, en- der heavy, artillery he said, "when suddenly the Red Cross flag was hoisted from every groom and newly remodeled under his eral blocks. Monday morning, Rev. Joseph F. Folx did a larg? business. In 1909 he was officiating. The Sacred Heart society elected register of deeds of this coun- of which she was a member, all at- ty and removed to Grand Rapids, where he had resided e.ver since. He completed his third term in the reg- ister's office on December .31, 1914, tended in a body. The floral tribute? were numerous and of great beauty. Relatives from out of town who ing had set in and it was impossible were here for the funeral were: Mrs. having been defeated at the' November to save his life. Deceased is survived John Theisen of Merrill, Mr. and Mrs. election by John A. Hoffman, of by a sister, Mrs. Chris Zebel of St. John Guden- of Stetsonville and the Marshfield. ames Mancel of Milladoro, aged i Paul, and three brothers, John of following from Rozellvilie: Mrs. Mar- in Amos married Miss MAY DIE OF WOUNUb 1 High school in 1913-14. Her husband inJured while Anting near his 'ifteen years, was seriously if not! Lindsey, Robert and Walter of this home yesterday morning. He got up city. Both parenEs are dead. tin Klose, Mrs. Louis Thorn, Mr. and -Beue Stevens, at- Ripon., and..' they Mrs. John Krostag and Mr. and Mrs.. together happily for thirtyone. gaged in the practice of law, and is on a stump, leaving the gun standing an all-round good fellow. The Times' on the ground, when the gun slipped one 'of the Joins numerous friends in wishing and went off, inflicting a ternb.e Vllt WJ. HIV ________, Catholic church. trenches. Our people stopped firing the newly married couple the happi- and telephoned to ask what they should do. I telephoned back: 'Start firing It was a flagrant mis- Red Cross flag; you can't ness they both deserve. I. SICKLESTKEI. DEAD. Stevens Point, Jan. I. The funeral was held Tuesday mor- j William Krostag. 'years. Mrs. Ames .survives him, and ning at o'clock from St, John's' The pallbearers were P. J. Kraus, there are two daughters, Mrs. Arthur Edwin J. Hahn, Joseph Schwatsbauer, Podawiltz, Ean Claire, and Mrs. i Anthony Ebsen, Jacob Thomas and George Harrington, Durand, Wis.' Jacob Leinwander. Interment was at Deceased was prominent in many to St. Joseph's hospital on the after-1 j Hillside cemetery. lines of .activity, social and political.; noon train. Anton Prahl of Rib Lake died at j j Years ago he served as alderman from'.'' St. Joseph's hospital New Year's Eve. j DOUBLE HEADER FRIDAY the Fourth ward and was a faithful Deceaced was 55 years old and death Manager Christensen1 .has arranged public servant. He early became a wound in his throat. He was brought i OTHER DEATHS. The transfer ot the Twinland Dairy ,j it whenever you are tired of i Sicklesteel, aged 45 years, one of the j from Thomas Harwell to Carl Fehren- fighting and want to go home. I dare say they sent out stories that I was a barbarian." Another rap was for the alleged use of dumdum buliets. I saw the dumdum look in the old general's eye, prominent attorneys of Portage coun- ty and its retiring district attorney, died at St. Michael's hospital today. He was prominent in the Knights of Columbus and other Catholic organ- izations. bach became effective with the new year. Mr. Fehrenbach will operate the Harwell wagsns and routes in connection with his Clover Dairy, and Henry Duellman will have charge of one route. resulted from blood poisoning-. Inter- a double header'for Friday evening at' member of the Wisconsin National ment be at Rib. Lake. jthe armory. The non-commissioned Guard and through personal popular- Mrs. Eugene Kaufman of Phillips', died at St. Joseph's hospital resulting from dropsy. Besides officers will play the privates in the ity and fitness for the position he was opening game, and thelhain bout will .elected captain, serving the company include Company A and the Oshkosh in that capacity for some years. Dur- her husband she leaves eight small i Federals, who recently played Corn- children. Deceased was 35 years of pany E of Fond du Lac 43 to 28. age. She will be buried at Phillips. I Dancing will folrow the game. ing 1901 and 1902 he served Marsh- Continued on Page 4. ;