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Republican-Freeman, The (Newspaper) - December 27, 1898, Waukesha, Wisconsin v'-. -A f PUBL t VII. DECEMBER 1898. NO. 68 Awarded Midwinter Fair. Grape Cream of Tartar Powder THE STANDARD. rirt'ivud u uoztjn canary .1 friend in Germany- and ..j for snlo. 1 have already JUKI if you de.-iireone you an at.once. B. St Waukesha. ft COUNTERFEITER kor. inoiii'.v ihul looks utht.-r irionev. i t' n uirn out very n There are f i-'H-riU'rlVit-' iff good t t duos nut to buy i shot-'.jj here means f.-t We have not a M in cur stock. -i jjet. VI.MU- inone.v's a Hl.H't' fo -ii-ui vuu I'nti t got any- hniir Perfumes KVj-ant ttux Stationery Pictures 'OLD'S Day and Night. Irder Order FROM CUT FROM S6 S7 Down to jri pri'sslnir ami Repairing1 MI n-Hrionnltk' prices. 424 Main St. waukcsha.Wis WIS. 550.000. Surplus 1'n-s. w. Vice. Pros Cashier .Safety Deposit Boxes for Rent. I'nfce is the bwtund cheapest ''if imirki-t. I'ouiul for pound heat- than coal. Without Smoke or Gas. or Burns Treely i will jrivo you bettor patisftiui J nii i uu'k I' Htove K tluin coal. Per Bushel. Per Ton. so 9c 4.50 1C 50 r v 1 an'l you bo MI iJAH G-KANP win receive prompt attention. i American Gas Co. man in this vicinity to a small office and handle my Position permanent and good lf Jour record ia O. K. is for you. -Kindly mention 'when d6t N THE twilight of thecentury the New Year like a And the bells com- ing herald with their music near and I can hear'their tuneful echoes In the heart of glade and gentle chimes are on good will to Datvns the New Tear with a beauty that no earthly tongue can Let a great and happy nation evermore the chorus Over plain and o'er the ever restless aea Floats 'neath the bells so musical the ban- ner of the free. From the Orient old in with Its legends fond and Blessed by many an eager come the New Tear's baby And I lose the bells a moment as I turn aside to know with a our newest guest is coming with the snow. On thfc Islands of the on the peopled lands afar Shines with majesty transcendent hoary earth's immortal Anc'v the New Year greets the nations with the music of its chimes As they echo in a thousand dis- tant climea. It greets the sunny southland where the roses bloom and It smiles upon the northland in its garni- ture of It bids the west from its highest mountain And stops to greet the busy east with ever glowing cheek. Methinks that in its coming I can read a wondrous Unlike the advent of those years that made the brave-st For around it seems to like a zephyr from the The beauty and the fervor of the Man of Galilee. The glorious crown of victory we proudly wear Columbia stands erect whe-re fell the gon.- falons of I listen to the New Year's bells and hear in each sweet peal The echoes of the guns that broke the power of Castile. O speed the guest departed into years that are no And greet the New Year's coming from re- motest shore to Like a sunburst on a-mountain dawns the morning of its And the New Year in its glory crowns with promises our clime. Rich and poor can hail Its coming to tbe palace and the Jt brings the day of better the old year Is We weave for tha't a shroud of and In the morning clear With anthems which no sorrow know we greet the glad New Year. O Child of thy dawning let the na- tions hail with us that happiness and peace that never knows 'mid the music of the bells melodious and sweet May every person hear with joy the patter Oft thy The balances of God doth weigh the future vast and But let us to the New Year turn with mind and hftart With the old year behind In the morning bright and Let all the world take hope and greet the Heaven-sent New Year. T. C. iHARBAUGH. NEW YEAR DEATH OF WM. H. THOMAS Accident or 4 Pioneer and Prominent Citi- zen of this County. A TERRITORIAL LEGISLATOR. Was Major of Barstow's Regiment of Cav- alry During the War. Later Served Twice as District Attorney. Hon. Wm. H. Thomas died o'clock Monday morning at his home in the village of Pevvaukee. He was boru in Clinton county. New- Sept. 2o. 1821 and came to Waukesha county in where he settled in tho town of Lisbon on a farm of 820 acres. For years be was one of the must influential citizens of this county. During the civil war he was a major in Governor Barstow's tbe 3rd Wis. Vol which was re- cruited in this vicinity. After the war Major Thomas settled in Wauke- sha and was admitted to the bar by Judge Small on June 1870. He was a leader in Democratic and in 1840 was a member of tho terri- torial legislature and in 1849 and 1861 he was a member the state legis- lature. In 1SS2 he was Bragg's right hand man in his Delaney for the congressional nomiation which neither of them secured. D. B. Sum- ner of this who was a dark received the nomination at thut Lime after a ten days' liijht in which 1001 ballots were taken. In 1879 Thomas was elected district attorney of this county and was re- elected in 3S8I and 1884. About this time he moved to Pewaukee. whore he- has resided ever bince. Mujor Thomas was three times first wife divorced and tho two dead. Thore were twclveehildi several of whom aro dead. He was one of the very few surviv- ing members of the territorial legisla- ture and tbe only surviving member in this county. Samuel H. and Luther Parker are both dead served with Major Thomas. Andrew E. Elmore of Green Hay and Benja- min linnkins of NebM are the only two men living who served in the territorial legislature from tlv's county. The Waukesha County Bar Ast-oc- iation will hold a memorial meeting. The funeral will be held Thursday forenoon and will be conducted by the Odd Fellows of which order tlu- major was a member. MRS. CROSBY ENGAGED. WAS their fint naturally a Ttry -.raportant affair. When they first spoke of.it ihe risked hit opinion as to the menu and then vetoed all his suggestions. neither of us have a relative within hundred so we can just invite people really she finally. I should So should ycu the 1 mention the S wells tyles and the were just about when I in- terrupted you. Isn't it nice that we always think in the matter of the hall carpet even you are wrong sometimes. our little dinner ia forgot the dear. I was at the Jirst Xew Year's dinner they ever l.er me was in the same year in whi. Mrg. Smith got her last new wasn't as yju ve will have them some other didn't say some other I said on Xew Year's day. 1 promised them that they should dine with me on the first New Year's day after I was married. what are you crying w-want you want them because that horrid John.soH girl you uaucl to'go to see when we quarreled lives near and y-you want to ask after her and find out she took cuv marriage to that's had forgotten that the Smiths lived m.-iir Pheelie. Look you write and ask them to dinner on New Year's and not mention Miss John- son to and get you that cut salad bowl you want so Then I'll try to for- ffive and I'll write the invitation. But A CHRISTMAS FOR ALL. bles That Santa Clous Expe enced While in lown. au Sr.-My I was greatly shocked on passing your room this morn- ing to hear you using profane and only the day after you promised me to rear off. Van must have been what I -was doing when you heard Louis G lobe-Democrat. Not a Difficult One. Sorry have yer made any New Year's Lethargic made an' I don't t'infc I'll have any trouble stiekm' to it. Sorry is Lethargic resolved not. to any snow this to Bate. Miss A. R. the president of the City Federation of Women's has been corresponding1 with Mrs. Ellen R. Oos'b.y of Chicago with result that the latter has bei-n ongn for a musical lecture here on Tues- Jan. JTth. The entcrtaiiimeni will be under tbe auspices of the clubs but will be public and tickets wtli be only 25 cents each. Mrs. Crosby is n highly cultured musician and is a fine interpreter of Wagner's music. She explains Warner's ideals and his method of working out those ideals in so plain and interesting a way even a non-musical person finds in it- a great deal of pleasure and profit. MUSIC AT DELAFIELD. Santa Clans has been a busy man in Waukesba for -the past few days. His troubles began Saturday night when he was expected to officiate at nearly every church in town. All had prepared to. give him a hearty wel- come an'd the all c'anae early. The old gentleman was in a but he got out of it quite cleverly. The Baptist Church had prepared an elegant chimney for him to descend and he couldn't resist the temptation so he made his appearance at that but when he found that every church in town was expect.ing him he didn't know what to at last he found one at each of them who was willing1 to act as his then he thought he would take a little pleasure trip of his own and so he up to the north pole where there was better sleighing. In appointing deputies he had over- looked the Methodist Church. No Santa Ciaus appeared and the chil- dren began to get anxious when it was suggested that some one had better telephone and see what was the mat- ter. It was discovered that Santa Claus and Admiral Dewey were hav- ing a celebration of their own on the admiral's flag ship up at the North Pole. As it was too late to appoint a de- puty and the sleisrhing was too poor to bring the the admiral volunteered the use of his ship and it soon made its appearance with tbe .admiral himself on the bridge and the hold chuck full of which Santa distributed with many apologies for so nearly forgetting to come. Every merchant in town was also made a special deputy and kept busy all evening delivering gifts both large and simple and but all bearing a message of loveard good will. There were some funny mistakes made by the delivery men. There was the newly married young naan who selected for his wife a fancy rocker and was astonished when a high chair was delivered to him and his neighbor was equally surprised at receiving the rocker. Tbe young man who bought his best girl a book of poems could riot understand why she was so cool until she handed a little volume of receipts for mixed drinks and asked him what he meant by her a book of that kind. He had a hard time trying to explain to her that a bartender was selecting a present at the same time he was and that the clerk must have made a mis- take. The young man who lives on the same street with his sweetheart was much put out to lind the present he had ordered for her delivered at his home instead of hers and he was obliged to take the bulky package in bis arms and deliver it himself. In spite of mishaps and mistakes it At Del a field village last Wednesday at a school JO. L. Terry was present and rendered several in her most deiiyhtfu'J way. The Washburn Quartette ald'o present and some .iiue mandolin selections. PERSONAL. Titter doesn't seem to amount to much in the He's BO unimportant that nobody even sends him a Star. Good You may and then break Good if you But folks who won't make them Are more still. Daily Ncwr Married. you making any New Year's resolu- j j have my wife 1 m ai Record. 9 Mrs. George Stoltz is visiting wh her daughter. J. M. a.t Ky. Mr. and Mrs. S. G. Smith visited relatives at Manitowoc Christmas. Chas. Reid spent Chrisuuas with his brother at Madison. Mrs. A. P. formerly of this now of who mar- ried Mr. Howell of Madison sometime has secmred a divorce on tlie ground of cruel and inhuman treat- ment. Mr. and Mrs. Fred Rawley of Chi- cago are guests of R-L. Gove and family. t Miss Ella Whitney is spending the holidays with relatives ai Mazomanie. L. B. Riblett and family spent Christmas with friends and relatives afc Green Bay. Miss Mary Leonard Is the guest of her parents'at Whitewater. Prof. H. b. Terry and family spent Christmas with friends at Lake Mills. Miss Tda Edwards is entertaining a friend from bake Geneva. Miss Cora Armin was the guest of her cousin at Fond du Lac Christ-mas. D C. Kelly of panied by his is spending his Christmas vacation with his Mrs. D. C. Bar-stow street. __________ DEATHS. her home near Chip- pewa Mrs. Catherine Fisher died Nov. Interment in the Lisbon cemetery Dec. JS9S. E. R. a patient at Waldheim Ocouomowoc. died Dec. 16. Remains taken to Fur- for interment. FAY Otis street com- missioner of the city of Ococomowoc. died at-his home there Dec. 22 a-ed '38 years. He had resided all his hie 'in this cart of the state. He leaves a wife ana four children.. ARE YCU CRYING you must not forget to buy the you know how forgetful you Half an hour as he was going she you going to wear that ehab- snowing. You can give it to a tramp of these dear. And will you mail these letters i'or One is to the asking her the amount of her bill and say- ins that '1 want another new gown. The other is to I want her to run over fin a few days and help me to select you some neckties that will wear. The right. I'll take After ho was gone his wife sent the house- maid out to post two other then she sat smiling into space. it was Xew Year's day at and the dinner table was all the new cut glass howl reflecting Mrs. De Witt's smiling face. 1-lveri the oolc was in good and it seemed that marriage was a great success. Just as Mr. De Witt was ready to come down his wife came into his room. 1 give your old to a Mr. Witt burst out laughing ten min- utes after his wife had taken the garment n way. letters to her mother and the dressmaker were in the to himself. a an licur later the Swellstyles and the I-Jtuitions had and Mr. De Witt began to grow A little nervous about the nonappearaiu-e of the Smiths. isn't like them to be he said. Mrs. Smith has a new and it took her a long time to put it sug- gested his wife. They waited 20 then Mrs. De Witt they haven't come. You mailed my of Rod- asked her turning pale. evening we planned our whispered his wife. They were in the bailer's pantry at the and the flat was so modern thut a whisper was necessary lest the pucsts in the parlor hear. remember that you were going and 1 asked you to mail my One was to i one to the dressmaker and the third to the Smiths. look at ycu mail those ar. absurd Per- haps the Smiths were detained by a street car blockade. At any we might aa well have dinner said his can join us if they come in And not until the dessert was on the table did Mr. De Witt notice that the table was only set for six. That evening after the guests had left Mrs. De Witt must go over to see Smith to-morrow and find out why they did not come to dinner Mr. De Witt made no reply. He was busy writing a line in his note Always to look at the addresses on my wife's letters before I forget to post ELISA ARMSTRONG. were not forgotten and there was not a home in Waukesha that was not visited by some reminder of him who was born on Christmas Day. THE NLW YEAR'S SERMON. The qualities of circulation are al- ways taken into consideration by the man who has made a success busi- ness through advertising. We are of- ten asked by general 'Does The Freeman gro into the horaee of prominent families in its fche people who are liberal buyers and have the We answer to most yes. Ask the mail carriers where they leave copies every ask them how many they carry. Ask them if they don't dread the Thursday morning delivery. In making- your appropriation for ad- vertising for the coming year let us- figure with you. Call us by telephone and will be on hand directly. HAPPENINGS IN A LINE. OUR COUNTY MIRROR. BLODGETT. George who has been employed on the Rubin fell recently while carrying a heavy timber and broke one of his legs. He is recovering who has traveled far and having crossed.the Atlantic and the continent spveral is entertaining the vil- lagers these loitg winter evepings. Last Monday theme was the Yosemite valley and very interesting- was his Chywin- ski of Milwaukee was the village calling upon old time who left here last spring for has been through France and Switzer- tie spent several weeks in. Lucerne. He is now in where he will remain one Geb- hardt threshing company are at Gran- ville with their .hulling seed of the farmers are improving the good roads hauling off their which brings 48 cents in of our wide- awake farmers are buying gasoline engines with which to do their wood- cutting Mierow has purchased the harmess and wagon belonging- to Duenkel's milk transfer and willg on the road town officer met at the town hall last week to audit bills and and Mrs. George Russell will spend the winter at Myrtle Ries is home again from where she has been spending several months with Mrs. Dr. Mr. and Mrs'. John Schaeffer of Wauwatosa called on their Mrs. Jacob one day last number of our farmers are marketing their wheat at Menomonee Falls this week at 61 cents per tbe miller at John Rheinder's while adjust- ing a belt was caught by his clothing and revolved around a shaft hair a hundred times before the belt could cut to release he escaped withotvtj serious hauling cij stove wood Wm. Schultss had a was thrown from the wagon. He suffered a broken arm and fractur- ed one of the horses was also1 night recently a hun- dred of the sporting fraternity came Way but Landlord Wm. Ent- ers would not let them have the Solman celebrated her 96th birthday last week. She was born in the beautiful city of Strass- burg near the river Doga did considerable damage to sheep owned by John Bolster Riley Blodgett. Bellinghausen of Aug. Grou- lich Co. of Milwaukee was in town re- cently visiting his customers. Friend Peter is an old traveling for fche same house for over twenty Uncle Franz who spent the summer tho guest of Mr. OCONOMOWOC. Miss Agnes Wing lost a pocket book in Milwaukee one day last con- taining and trip ticket to and from Milwaukee. She of courte had no hopes of ever recovering but package came through the mail con- taining the pocket book and a note stating. return it as we it on un.nd and hope you will be more careful next Wing is very and would have been still more so had the bill accompanied the a young fellow living at was 'taken before J-jdge Rogan in the municipal court .day charged with eon cea led weapons he was found guilty and sentenced to 60 davs at Wauke- Louisa C. Williams will take a trip Califor- nia this winter starting about the of next month. The lady may spend a few weeks or even nionths in the Golden of the mem- bers of the local order of Catholic Cnights went to Waukesha Wednes- day to attend the funeral of Wm. Carroll. Among those who attended were Messrs. Wm. A. B. A. J. Wm. James Kog-au and E. Francis infant son of and Mrs.-Frank Prosser died last Satur- day night. He had beea very ill with pneumonia for the paat The funeral was held and Mrs. A. A. who have lived in Summit for have moved into town and will make thoir home with Mr. Eastman's mother on West Ave. Dupee and Charley Lester making arrangements and will '.ave on Dec. 20 for an extended trip west. They will be absent until spring and will visit in Honolulu during a great portion of the re- of Mrs. Nathan who died in Wiunebago iate last were brought here Tuesday for interment in La Belle cemetery. Deceased was a former resident here and had many Vred formerly of while attempting to board a freight train at Woodland Monday fell under the train and had a foot cut off. 3e was taken to Hartford to be treated. of Oconomowoc have esta- blished a cooking club with the follow- ing Mrs. GiiDtar MefHtmcr. President. Mrs. George 1'. Vice-President. Miss Klora Secretary Treasurer. The first demonstration is to be given on January 7 at p. m. and tea will be served at all Officers of the W. R. C. elected last week Mrs. L. Mrs. D. S. Mrs. Nancy J. Mrs. Andrew Mrs. Jphu E. Mrs. J. F. Mrs. War- Mrs. D. B. organ- ist. Try Gertnos the new health bread made only at Craig's Candy Kitcheu.tf SUSSEX. Fn v v Ine annual Insurance Co. will be held at the town hall in the village of Sussex on Tues- the'3d day of 1899 at 1 o'clock p. m. WM. 2nd Prea. R AINS Secy. .Finest assortment of Christmas can- dies etc. Special prices. to churches. W. H. 706-708 Clinton street. Order early. tf Those II Those who want useful Christmas. presents should examine our line want useful i Christmas presents i i Tea and Coffee Pots i you going to make any New Year inquired Willie Wishintfton's friend. It's not don't mean to imply that you hare attained perfection at all. I intend to use my last year's resolutions all over again. They're just as good as Star. The Wrong1 Season. The north wind blew through forett i drear j And whistled to his For could npt'greet glad New Yew I By new leaf. T. i J A- Chas. Trakel and A. C. Austin have returned from a three fishing trip on Pewaikee lake bring1 with them a fine catch of pickerel and pike. local chapter of Eastern Star will instal officers at their next meet- ing-. They will celebrate their fifth anniversary at fche first meeting of the Jan. 10th. of Schools J. K. Lowry now has the best appointed office in the court house. It has been newly papered and carpeted and looks as spick and span as any lady's parlor. --The annual meeting of the Farm- ers1 Mutual Fire Insurance Co. of the town of Waukesha will be held in Yanke's hall in .the city of Waukesha January 1899 at 1 o'clock in the afternoon. A. V. B. Secy. anniversary of the consolida- tion of the two Knights of Pythias Lodges of this city a year ago will be celebrated Jan. at the K. P. Hall. It is expected that pasfc Grand Chan- Schrader of Racine will be in attendance. Invitations will be ex- tended to friends of the Benedict so- licitors of Old Insurance report patents is- sued to Wisconsin inventors on Dec. as Franz Mil- sled J. E. Alfred Mil- apparatus for making Henry ice A. K. Mat- veneer C. Kiegler and L. J. Blue washing ma- Wm. whif- fle P. M. Leonardj com- bined hay lock and P. P. threshing ma- chine Amand Pleasant E. E. Wm. M. Boscobelj bagtic A. D. chair J. B. Gebhardtj stove- polish palmist and phrenolo- gist at 407 Center up stairs. Mrs. A. Howes. Will give informa- tion as to best occupations in etc. Cafjpet SvSeepets Pocket blade Phone 162. LECLE 333 BKOADWAY. A man can't look in your face without seeing- your hat. If it is a neat and becoming- he notices it. If it is you look seedy to rip matter how brightly-.ybur shine and how f i j i natty your clothes are. New block rand latest r ._ '''Style just received. .'C We have a fine line of gents furnishings appropriate for holiday gifts. Look them over. O. 427 MAIN ST. All the world loves a All lovers love good Craig has the tf 706-708 Clinton street. t H V .v J. v VV L ..J J. i. 1 i t V-J I v
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