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Republican-Freeman, The (Newspaper) - December 27, 1898, Waukesha, Wisconsin -A f PUBL t VII DECEMBER 1898 NO 68 Awarded Midwinter Fair Grape Cream of Tartar Powder THE STANDARD u canary 1 friend in and j for 1 have already JUKI if you you an B St Waukesha ft COUNTERFEITER kor looks i t n out very n There are f iff good t t duos nut to buy i here means We have not a M in cur stock -i a fo vuu t got Perfumes Stationery Pictures OLD'S Day and Night Order FROM CUT FROM Down to ami MI prices 424 Main St WIS 550.000 Surplus w Vice Pros Cashier Safety Deposit Boxes for Rent is the cheapest if for pound than coal Without Smoke or Gas or Burns Treely i will you bettor J nii i I K coal Per Bushel Per Ton so 4.50 1C 50 r v 1 you bo MI iJAH 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 mention when N THE twilight of the New Year like a And the bells com- ing herald with their music near and I can tuneful echoes In the heart of glade and gentle chimes are on good will to 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 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 Islands of the on the peopled lands afar Shines with majesty transcendent hoary immortal the New Year greets the nations with the music of its chimes As they echo in a thousand dis- tant It greets the sunny southland where the roses bloom and It smiles upon the northland in its 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 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 fell the 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- shore to Like a sunburst on 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 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 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 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 NEW YEAR DEATH OF WM H THOMAS Accident or 4 Pioneer and Prominent zen of this County A TERRITORIAL LEGISLATOR Was Major of Barstow's Regiment of 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 He was boru in Clinton county Sept 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- in this vicinity After the war Major Thomas settled in 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 legislature and in 1849 and 1861 he was a member the state lature In he was Bragg's right hand man in his Delaney for the congressional which neither of them secured D B ner of this who was a dark received the nomination at thut Lime after a ten days in which 1001 ballots were taken In 1879 Thomas was elected district attorney of this county and was re- elected in and 1884 About this time he moved to Pewaukee whore has resided ever bince Thomas was three times first wife divorced and tho two dead Thore were several of whom aro dead He was one of the very few ing members of the territorial 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 min linnkins of are the only two men living who served in the territorial legislature from county The Waukesha County Bar will hold a memorial meeting The funeral will be held Thursday forenoon and will be conducted by the Odd Fellows of which order major was a member MRS CROSBY ENGAGED WAS their fint naturally a affair When they first spoke 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- 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 me was in the same year in whi Mrg Smith got her last new wasn't as 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 you want them because that horrid girl you to see when we quarreled lives near and want to ask after her and find out she took cuv marriage to that's had forgotten that the Smiths lived Look you write and ask them to dinner on New Year's and not mention Miss son to and get you that cut salad bowl you want so Then I'll try to for- and I'll write the invitation But A CHRISTMAS FOR ALL bles That Santa Clous Expe While in lown au I was greatly shocked on passing your room this ing to hear you using profane and only the day after you promised me to rear off Van must have been what I doing when you heard Louis G Not a Difficult One Sorry have yer made any New Year's Lethargic made an I don't I'll have any trouble 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 with Mrs Ellen R of Chicago with result that the latter has for a musical lecture here on Jan The will be under tbe auspices of the clubs but will be public and tickets 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 person finds in it- a great deal of pleasure and profit MUSIC AT DELAFIELD Santa Clans has been a busy man in for 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 come the all 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 him he didn't know what to at last he found one at each of them who was 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 dren began to get anxious when it was suggested that some one had better telephone and see what was the ter It was discovered that Santa Claus and Admiral Dewey were 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- and the 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 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 way The Washburn Quartette present and some 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 Married you making any New Year's j j have my wife 1 m ai Record 9 Mrs George Stoltz is visiting wh her daughter J M Ky Mr and Mrs S G Smith visited relatives at Manitowoc Christmas Chas Reid spent with his brother at Madison Mrs A P formerly of this now of who ried Mr Howell of Madison sometime has a divorce on tlie ground of cruel and inhuman ment Mr and Mrs Fred Rawley of 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 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 D C Kelly of by his is spending his Christmas vacation with his Mrs D C street DEATHS her home near pewa Mrs Catherine Fisher died Nov Interment in the Lisbon cemetery Dec E R a patient at Waldheim died Dec 16 Remains taken to for interment FAY Otis street com- missioner of the city of died home there Dec 22 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 snowing You can give it to a tramp of these dear And will you mail these letters One is to the asking her the amount of her and 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 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 the 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 utes after his wife had taken the garment n way letters to her mother and the dressmaker were in the to himself a an later the and the had and Mr De Witt began to grow A little nervous about the 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 gested his wife They waited 20 then Mrs De Witt they haven't come You mailed my of asked her turning pale evening we planned our whispered his wife They were in the pantry at the and the flat was so modern thut a whisper was necessary lest the 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 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 YEAR'S SERMON The qualities of circulation are ways taken into consideration by the man who has made a success ness through advertising We are of- ten asked by general Does The Freeman gro into the 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 your appropriation for ad- for the coming year let 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 Atlantic and the continent is entertaining the lagers these winter Last Monday theme was the Yosemite valley and very was his ski of Milwaukee was the village calling upon old time who left here last spring for has been through France and tie spent several weeks in Lucerne He is now in where he will remain one hardt threshing company are at ville with their hulling seed of the farmers are improving the good roads hauling off their which brings 48 cents in of our awake farmers are buying gasoline engines with which to do their cutting Mierow has purchased the harmess and wagon to 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 Falls this week at 61 cents per tbe miller at John while 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 serious hauling cij stove wood Wm had a was thrown from the wagon He suffered a broken arm and ed one of the horses was night recently a dred of the sporting fraternity came Way but Landlord Wm ers would not let them have the Solman celebrated her birthday last week She was born in the beautiful city of burg near the river Doga did considerable damage to sheep owned by John Bolster Riley Blodgett Bellinghausen of Aug 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- and trip ticket to and from Milwaukee She of courte had no hopes of ever recovering but package came through the mail con- the pocket book and a note stating return it as we it on and hope you will be more careful next Wing is very and would have been still more so had the accompanied the a young fellow living at was taken before Rogan in the municipal court day charged with eon cea led weapons he was found guilty and sentenced to 60 davs at Louisa C Williams will take a trip nia this winter starting about the of next month The lady may spend a few weeks or even in the Golden of the bers of the local order of Catholic went to Waukesha day to attend the funeral of Wm Carroll Among those who attended were Messrs Wm A B A J Wm James and E Francis infant son of and Prosser died last 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 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 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 was taken to Hartford to be treated of Oconomowoc have a cooking club with the ing Mrs 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 E Mrs J F Mrs Mrs D B ist Try the new health bread made only at Craig's Candy SUSSEX Fn v v Ine annual Insurance Co will be held at the town hall in the village of Sussex on day of 1899 at 1 o'clock p m WM 2nd R AINS Secy Finest assortment of Christmas dies etc Special prices to churches W H 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 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 Season The north wind blew through forett i drear j And whistled to his For could 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 lake with them a fine catch of pickerel and pike local chapter of Eastern Star will instal officers at their next 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 annual meeting of the Mutual Fire Insurance Co of the town of Waukesha will be held in hall in the city of Waukesha January 1899 at 1 o'clock in the afternoon A V B Secy anniversary of the 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 Grand Schrader of Racine will be in attendance Invitations will be ex- tended to friends of the Benedict of Old Insurance report patents sued to Wisconsin inventors on Dec as Franz sled J E Alfred apparatus for making Henry ice A K veneer C Kiegler and L J Blue washing Wm fle P M com- hay lock and P P threshing chine Amand Pleasant E E Wm M A D chair J B polish palmist and gist at 407 Center up stairs Mrs A Howes Will give tion as to best occupations in etc Pocket blade Phone 162 LECLE 333 A man can't look in your face without your hat If it is a neat and he notices it If it is you look seedy to rip matter how 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 Clinton street t H V v J v VV L J J i 1 i t I v
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