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Wisconsin State Journal from Madison, Wisconsin • 5

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THE WISCONSIN STATE JOURNAL. THURSDAY, JANUARY 6, 1916 occasions; Barwig, M. O'Neill, M. I Jones, S. Spensley, satire staff.

women are yet to be appointed on the business staff. SQGIETY "The House of Fashions" Stoughton PePartment Written by KoJfe Hanson, 214 N. Prairie street, Stough-ton. Phone 205. PARIS STYLES BUT January Clearance Sale Bigger and Better Than Ever Before lVTEVER before Rave we been able to offer such wonderful as we have in this January Clearance.

The merchandise is all of the most desirable character, and the savings are bigger than ever before, in seme cases more than half the original price being saved. Special for Friday and Saturday Newer Winter Suit Sale Broadcloth and Velvet Dresses $12.75 Values to $40.00 MADE IN AMERICA By BETTY BROWN Paris is "predicting the vogue of the Spanish gown!" Hum-m wasn't it lasf June in the early exposition days that the gown was so popular with American women? And the "Carmencita" or Spanish gown is of American origin, the design 'of time. Alia Ripley, president of the Fashion Art League of America. American designers are not only creating styles, but they are generously handing them on to Paree. And here's the picture of the Spanish gown that's new in Paris but made in America.

Mine. Ripley's model is made of a heavy silk stripe in black and white aid cerise, with cerise velvet waist with bolero of black Spanish lace over silver lace. The velvet falls in wide front panels over the silk skirt; the skirt has the modish hip drape; the sash in black satin. day. Forty-seven relatives and friends gathered at the home and spent the evening singing and dancing.

Luncheon was served at midnight, after which dancing was resumed until an early hour. Many gifts were showered on Mrs. Throl. The annual S. G.

A. loan fund party will be held January 15 at Lathrop hall. Mrs. Richard Hughes and daughter, Miss Helen Hughes, 432 Hawthorne court, have gone to Parkers-burg, West Virginia, to visit Mrs. Hughes mother, Mrs.

S. S. Wilson. They expect to be away for about three weeks. At the University league meeting Saturday afternoon at 3 o'clock in Lathrop hall there will be a talk by Dean.

Mathews, and music will be furnished by the Girls' Glee club. A matter of importance is to be brought before the meeting, and the presence of all members is urged. Eleanor Ramsay has been appointed woman's editor of the 1917 Badger staff at the university. Other appointments are: Louise Patterson, athletic editor; Ruth Roberts, clubs and sororities; Mary Morsellm, special Invitation for the junior promenade, February 11, hare been sent to a large number of patron and including many state officials, university officials and heads of departments. The university quarter will be the center of brilliant social activity during prom week.

Charles Walton, chairman, has stated that the student conference rulings permit any variety of social functions at the houses of organizations, with restriction that lodging must not be afforded to promenade guests. The balcony of the capitol will give 6,700 square feet of dancing space as compared with 7,200 square feet afforded by the gymnasium after boxes are arranged. It has been announced that groups wishing to be together will be assigned certain locations in the second floor wings, where chairs will be arranged. Sealing facilities will be provided by promenade officials, i Cabs will drive to the Monona avenue pavlllonHnto a covered passage, where the guests may alight within a few feet of the door. Spacious checking and dressing rooms, with numerous attendants, will be provided.

The receiving line will be in- the governor's reception room. Supper will be served in the rich marble dining room In the basement. In, addition tothe main dance orchestra, a feature orchestra will play in the rest room off the assembly room. Those who do not wish to dance will get a good view of the dancing from balconies which will be reserved for them on the third floor. The Seventh Ward Civic club meets tomorrow evening at 8 o'clock at the Lapham school.

This is to be a business meeting and officers will be elected. Mr. and Mrs. H. A.

Sloan of Spender. Indiana, announce the birth of a son. Herbert Stewart Sloan, on De cember 29. Mr. and Mrs.

Sloan formerly lived in Madison, Mr. Sloan being business manager of La Follette's Magazine They left last summer for Indiana. The Thursday club, an organization of young women, meets this evening at the residence of Rev. and Mrs. E.

W. Blakeman, 1121 University avenue. The members of the club include Misses Louise Kellogg, president, Ju lia Grace Wales, Anabelle Turner, Alice Webb, Grace Policy, Flosse Pol-ley, Daisy Milward, Dora Earl, Georgia Martin, Edith Harlacher, Doran, Elizabeth Baker and Mrs. Blakeman. Miss Helen Ehler, 636 Howard place, has returned from Chicago, where she spent several weeks learning Chalif's new work at the Chicago Normal School of Dancing.

Miss Ehler's children's class in social dancing will recommence tomorrow and the other classes next week, Mrs. G. C. Comstock and daughter, Miss Mary Comstock, Observatory hill, have returned from a three weeks' trip to Washington, D. Philadelphia and New York.

Miss Irene Curtis, daughter of W. D. Curtis, 1102 Spaight street, has accepted a position in the kindergarten room of the training school department of Oshkosh normal school. She is a graduate of the Chicago kindergarten college and has done special work at Wellesley, Harvard and more recently at the Wheelock Kindergarten school in Boston. Mrs.

H. W. Throl, 1121 Williamson street, was guest of honor at a surprise party given at her home last evening in honor of the hostess's birth- Special Sale 1 TO OBSERVE BABY WEEK IN MADISON IN APRIL OR MAY WOMAN'S CLUB DECREES The Fifth Ward Sewing and Social society meets tomorrow afternoon at 3 o'clock at the residence of Mrs. G. A.

Schneider, 217 North Pinckney street. The Wimodaughsis club met yesterday afternoon in Masonic temple. Christmas and new years quotations were given for roll call, after which Mrs. Mabel Glaettli read a paper on "Camp Fire Girls." Mrs. Edna Mel-cher gave a paper on "The South American Republics." Marion Wright Kelley, Mabel Glaettli, Edna Melcher, Ella Chatter-ton and Alice Van Wagenen were elected as program committee.

Miss Esther Levltan sang two selections, Mrs. Ella Chatterton read a new year's fantasy and a poem, Miss Floy Humiston sang, Mrs. Marie Kifer and Mrs. Charity Rodolf each gave a piano solo, and the program wag closed by a piano number by Miss Marian Spring. The next meeting will be January 19.

Mrs. Edwin Riley, Waubesa street, entertained ten guests at cards several afternoons ago. Miss Marjorie Alexander, who has been recently in Milwaukee, was guest of honor in that city at a social affair given by Miss Carla Tormey. Oscar Netschke of Detroit, was also an honor guest. Miss Alexander is a daughter of Mr.

and Mrs. Walter Alexander, 1811 Jefferson street. www Announcement is made of birth of a daughter to Mr. and Mrs. Benjamin Blake, who live near Madison on the Oregon read.

Mrs. Blake was formerly Miss Clara Brown, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Charles W. Brown, 108 South Park street.

What We've Heard Lawrence Hall, 842 Prospect place, has returned from Aberdeen, South Dakota. M. D. Larson, member of the reserve board of Beavers, went to Beloit yesterday to act as installing officer at the exercises of the Beloit Beavers. Edward J.

Young, 151 East Gilman street, has returned from a trip to Mississippi. James Aylward of Whitewater was the guest recently of Dr. and Mrs. R. C.

Aylward, Sommers avenue. John Dolohanty of Mt. Horeb has also been a guest. Mrs. John Grimm, Center avenue, has returned from Tomah.

Mrs. Hannah Alcock of Livingston has been visiting her daughter, Mrs. W. H. Glenn, Center avenue.

She was accompanied by hor nephew, Roscoe Wells, who had been in Madison tor a few days. Mrs. B. B. Billings and daughter Bernice, Rutledge street, have returned from a trip to Chicago, Davenport, Iowa, and other cities.

J. S. Kearney spent the holidays at the Billings' residence. Miss Ethna T. Hawkins has returned to Milwaukee after being the guest of her mother, Mrs.

D. Hawkins, North Baldwin street. Miss Kathryn Fadden is ill at St. Mary's hospital. Miss Esther Laasfolk of Benton Harbor, spent the day yesterday with Miss Genevieve Deming, Langdon street.

A. E. Small and Mrs. Joseph Ka-nouse, West Wilson street, have returned from Lake Park, Iowa, where they attended the funeral of a brother, William A. Small, Jr.

Mr. and Mrs. Henry Skavlem of Janesville were guests Tuesday of Mr. and Mrs. Lucien S.

Hanks, Langdon street. Miss Grace Estes has returned from Janesville. Mr. and Mrs. H.

Ash of Edgerton have been guests of Mr. and Mrs. Frank E. Caughey, East Wilson street. Mr.

and Mrs. George M. Pierce have returned from Brodhead. J. B.

Olson and M. Poindexter wers in Mllwauke yesterday. Mr. and Mrs. R.

L. Adams, South Carroll street, attended the funeral of Mr. Adams' father in Shirland, 111. Misses Leonla and Gladys Ray, who teach at Blue Mounds and Waunakee, respectively, have been visiting their parents, Mr. and Mrs.

Charles F. Ray, Marquette avenue. Mr. and Mrs. Albert Quentmeyer and family, Marquette avenue, were recent guests of Mr.

Quentmeyer's grand mother, Mrs. Dorothy Weigol in Water- town. and Mrs. Melvin G. Baker, for merly of the Kraft apartments, have moved into their new bungalow on Oakland avenue.

OSAGE ORANGE WASTE USED IN DYESTUFFS While seeking a use lor thousands of tons of waste Osage orange wood, the Forest Products laboratory at tne University of Wisconsin has discovered that the wood contains a dye which may be used in wool and leather Industries as satisfactorily as fustic wood. Because of Its durability, hardness, and small shrinkage, Osage orange is extensively used for wagon rims, in sulator pins, fence posts, and similar usee, but the Irregular shape of the trees results In a large waste. Ex haustive tests made by the laboratory, In co-operation with textile schools and tanneries, have shown mat the dye in Osuge orange wood can be bud- stituted for the fustic wood now imported from Mexli and South America, for dying wool and leatner. From 40,000 to 50,000 tons ot exas and Oklahoma Osage orange waste are available annually twice the present consumption of fustic wood and can be delivered in northern ports at a much lower price. As a result oi the laboratory's work, five carloads of Osage orange waste have been pur chased by a large eastern 'concern manufacturing dyestuffs to be given thoro commercial trial.

The extent to which cotton land have been planted to Brain this year rati be deduced from a recent statement of a government authority, who aid. "The value of the grain crop In the cotton country this year Is about 1200,000,000 more than any previous crop, Including tht seed." Leap Year Party STOUGHTON Jan. 6 The first Leap Tear event took place Tuesday evening when about twenty young ladies of the city and surrounding country entertained their gentlemen friends at a dancing party in the Symra hall. Skaar's orchestra from McFarland furnished music for the occasion. High School Annual The High School annual this year will probably be even better than last year's.

A capable staff selecteu by the students is Working constantly producing material and bringing forth new ideas which will be used in the makeup of the 1916 Yahara. Last year's was the first attempt in the local school to publish an annual and was very successful. This year with a model to follow the publication should be improved. The management has begun the work of soliciting ads and thus far the response from the merchants has been quite generous. The book will be issued some time in May and over 150 subscriptions have already been received.

Following is the staff of the Editor in chief, Ray Pride. Assistant Editor, Nora Reinuani. Assistant Editor, Viola Edwards. Business Manager, Elmer Peterson Athletics, Fergus McLaughlan. Music, Henrietta Liebe.

Calendfer, Mable Holtau. City Official!) Investigate City Attorney E. K. Ixverud, Clark Osterhed and Alderman Knudt Jen-son motored to the vicinity of the Stebbensville water power site yesterday for the purpose of interviewing the various property owners iu regard to its purchase by the city. Masons Have Big Meeting With Past Master li.

E. Wait officiating as installing officer and Past Master A. E. Gilbert as Marshal the Kegonsa Lodge of Masons held a very successful meeting Tuesday evening. The following officers were installed: Worshipful Master, W.

G. Pargeter. Senior Warden, W. W. McNair.

Junior warden, Helmer Swenson. Secretary, w. C. Hegelmeyer. Treasurer, J.

W. Hunt. Senior Deacon, S. Ames. Junior Deacon E.

J. Kjolseth. Stewards, Charles Miller and r. c. Bradlety.

Chaplain, Rev. T. B. Fisher. Tiler, Robert Halley.

After the installation of officers a banquet and smoker were enjoyed by the members of the lodge. Stoughton May Have Y. M. C. A.

Howard Hubbell, general secretary and organizer of county work for the State Y. m. C. A. was in Stoughton Tuesday with a view of organizing the work in Stoughton.

A meeting will be held in the library Sunday afternoon, Jan. 23 to which all men interested are invited. Lets all get behind and push a little and we'll soon have a Y. M. C.

A. in Stoughton. Mrs. Fritz Linderud Dies in Alabama Word was received yesterday of the death the night before of Mrs-Fritz Linderud at Fort Morgan, Alabama. The deceased had been af flicted with typhoid fever since Christmas.

The funeral will take place in Stoughton altho as yet no definite arrangements have been made. Mrs. Linderud was 36 years old and had been married four years. Mr. Linderud is a L'.

S. regular at Fort Morgan. Surviving are four sisters and four brothers; Mrs. Clarence Severson, Mrs. Herman GJestson, Mrs.

O. S. Lan-gemo of Stoughton and Mrs. Joe Sylvester, Waukesha, and Hector Anderson of Madison, Andrew of Waukesha and Clarence and Lewis of Stoughton. K.

P't. Install Tonight The K. P's. will install the follow ing officers tonight after "which a banquet and smoker will take place: Chancellor Commander, Lawrence Lynch. Vice Chancellor, George Ford.

Prelate, John Lutz. Keeper of Records and Seals, H. E. Wlchman. Master of Work, Alfred Ellason.

Master of Exchequer, Ray Peterson. Master of Finance, Robert Lowry. Master of Arms, Robert Halley. Inner Guard, Joe McClelland. Outer Guard, Edor Everson.

Trustees, H. C. PeterBon and Char les Hull. Personals Stoughton visitors from Edgerton yesterday were Lee Habgon and Au gust Serstad. Miss Delia Severson and Miss Maude Maxwell went to Chicago yesterday where they will spend a few days getting Ideas In millinery.

Mrs. I. C. Collins Is reported to be quite ill. Herbert Biglow is spending a few days In Chicago.

Mrs. F. C. Henderson returned yesterday from Rice Lake accompanied by her father, Ed. BJoln who will visit here.

Fred Nelson and Frink Farman were Madison visitors yesterday Edgar Norman of Beloit is visiting Stoughton friends for a few days. George Ford of the Mandt Wagon Co. Is transacting business in Chicago for the firm. The men of the Central Christ church are serving at the church par lors today. Oyster stew will served after four o'clock.

City Treasurer Busy These are busy days for city treasurer C. A. Hanson receiving taxes. The largest amount received on one day so far was $1,422.97, on Tuesday, Jan. 3.

After Feb. first taxpayers must pay an additional two per cent. Nelson ambulance was called out yesterday afternoon to remove Ole Mortenson to the hospital where he was operated upon for acute appendicitis. Tf i calculated that, within a depth of 4.000 fel, tbrrr are mill tona of coal toft In the British empir. 75 Values to $30.00 Esscr Beauty Sh op South Carroll St.

Plioue 1146 Beginning Monday, Dec. 27, afternoon tea will be served at llmiu? jluip State and Dayton Sts. From 3 to 6 Protect your book with a "Gunn." sectional book cases. GREIG Furniture Co. 113 King St.

JONES DAIRY FARM Little Pig Sausages Pest For Breakfast PIPER BROS. Phones 561 and 1237 Moles and Warts ItanKroiiM mImtp tluv rr at points of friitinii; should Ik- removed at oirw by i 'iinary iinltx whet her culnreii or white are decidedly daiiKM-ous especially when hey heir In to I tit Trust In or a re irrl-tuted. Mrs. W.Wengel, Specialist Marinello Shop In rases of sudden cold uss I'liospho Quinine, 25c. The Menges Pharmacies font, Suit and Fur Sale at Hinrichs Dry Goods Co.

I All HOLIDAY GOODS 1 I AT REDUCED PRICES 1 1 M. Xi. (iRAHAM I I MILLINER and FURMSHING5 I 22 North Carroll Street 8 (MUfBlliU gation. At a conference yesterday between Mrs. H.

S. Richards, president of the Woman's club, and Miss Mary McOovern, chairman of the social service department of the club, the following committee was appointed to work under the supervision of the social service department: Mrs. Richards, Miss Mctlovern, Mrs. E. T.

Adams, Mrs. F. A. Brandt, Mrs. G.

H. Broissard, Mrs. L. A. Kahlenberg.

Mrs. O. Kowalke. This committee will make an appointment of one per son lrom each organization in the city which is interested in the work of saving babies. The larger committee will then make an investigation covering the period of one year of the deaths of babies in Madison and the causes of death.

Conditions are "unusually bad In this state," to quote Mrs. Mendenhall, and the committee expects to begin its work within the month. The results of the investigation, together with certain exhibits prepared by the university and the stale board of health, will be considered at the April meetings. The university extension and the agricultural extension divisions have been carrying on Investigations ot this nature for the last three years in the rural districts, Mrs. Mendenhall being connected in Iter official rapacity with this work.

Reforms Are Expected In November the National Association for 1 hi Prevention of Infant Mortality meets in Milwaukee, under the auspices of the American Medical as sociation. Ixnal workers are expressing the hope that Madison's lialiy Week will lead to the consideration of certain drastic reforms at this meeting. Two hundred and twelve woman's clubs in Wisconsin arc uniting to prod the unthinking into a realization of and desire to prevent infant mortality l.y means of Ilaby Week. See our windows for wonderful bargains. State street Leader, Cor.

State and Gilman Sts. Wear a Manhattan Shirt A new oae if it fades RUNDELL 5 E. Main For Japanese Novelties Ki-e Van Deusen's Heller KurnUurt 6-8 So. Carroll Monona Creams and Hair Tonic Madison' liotnr ma ti a cl ured goods. They Ktaml he i est for I'tirlty and lOterllcnr sale at leading dnm Mores.

Manufactured by ttlla Whltn Courtney. See liie line of Vantines Oriental Delicacies lit Hie Chocolate Shop J2H Mate S(, Congress Of Mothers and Parent-Teachers Association Meeting Here Then Altho the first week in March is the period named by the National Children's bureau for the celebration of Baby week thruout the country, Madison will not have its celebration until more than a month later. This is because the Wisconsin branch of the Congress of Mothers and Parent-Teacher associations will meet here the latter part of April or early In May, ana it lias been thought best to postpone the observance until this time. Mrs. H.

Mendenhall. state advisor appointed by the Children's Bureau, the Madison Woman's club and other local institutions are co-operating to make the Madison Baby Week one worthy of Wisconsin's capitol. The sessions of the Congress of Mothers and Parent-Teacher associations will extend over three days. During that time the Woman's club will have joint meetings with the delegates, and the best speakers possible will be procured. It Is probable that some member of the Children's Bureau will be present.

Miss Julia Lathrop is head of the bureau. Committee Is Named Meanwhile the local women re going ahead on their work of 49TH STATE OF THE-UNI0N TO BE "SUPERIOR" PROPOSAL Calumet Business Men's Association Launches Scheme For Separating CALUMET, Jan, 6 That the forty-ninth stale of the union will le the state of Superior, comprising the present upper peninsula of Michigan, was the prediction made by Roger M. Andrews of Menominee at the annual banquet of the Calumet Business Mcn'B association Inst night. A vigorous campaign in this direction will be carriod on this year and Its beginning here warrants the prediction made by speakers that It will Immediately result In an organized rffort to bring separate statehood to the fifteen counties of the upper peninsula. These are geographically separated from the lower peninsula and were ceded to Michigan by congress in 1837 In settlement of the Ohio boundary dispute.

BOYD FICHTEN'S "Candy Shop" Special Ice Cream orders delivered to any part of city. 426 State St. Phone 125 We have on our floors several trunks, discontinued numbers that we do not wish to carry over. A 20 discount ought to insure quick disposal. Chas.

Wehrmann Son 116 KING STREET Kehrs School of Dancing Mid-Winter Term Just Opened Children's classes meet Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Satur-. day. High school class meets Wednesday. Adult class Thursday evening. Aesthetic and Interpretive Dancing Class for young ladles meets Tuesday evening; a new class just forming.

We teach the old as well as the new dances. We will teach you the Fox Trot or One Step in one lesson. We have taught dancing for 30 years. For Information, Phone 1770.

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