Portage Daily Register from Portage, Wisconsin on March 28, 1901 · 4
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Portage Daily Register from Portage, Wisconsin · 4

Portage, Wisconsin
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Thursday, March 28, 1901
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The Daily RegwterirtClDB® 0FA DISORDERED HID — 1 to purchase a farm Kortyfire moulder 0( he Mllelble FERDINAND AFFELDT COMMITS Iron company at Beaver Dam walked out I I v SUICIDE BY HANGING Portage Wis Thursday March a8 1901 yegterday morning because some of the men were asked to work in the annealing 1 rhysicians Went to £xamtne Him a to One way to build up Port as® Is to ho tn His Sanity and ho 1 Found Dead nans glvo Portasa people your patronaso I room- where Wre 8h0rl °f hep- l° Id to kaff Its the Garret of HI 1 Which they objected J House — Has ' Been Acting Queerly- for The Weather I One of old land marks of the city the I SomeTlme—Coronere’e Jury gammoned U S SIGNAL station 1 I Dullagan residence opposite the Weir Milwackh wis March 28 1901 i I lumber yard on East Canal street is being! Ferdinand Affeldt was found dead Local toreeait tor Milwaukee and vicinity j razed to the ground John Smith pur hanging to a rafter of his house this morn-Fair tonight and Friday chased the property from the McDonald estate for $700 and will erect a feed mill Temperature at Portage I gtreet Commissioner Rohde has a force i!tV0pp -IS “ - mating lemporryrepur Temperature at 1 a m 24 I on the levee near Armstrong’s brickyard N? " "" - I and at the Barden place The water in T nr A T TriTTTMfi I the Wisconsin river has raised consider LULAL JU1 A1JN lably but tbere is no danger of k flood as j yet Mr Patrick Riley I very Ick Tw0 ln(llaM UeDty White d Boaa Wm Stowell is Bick with the mumps I Thunder indulged in too much fire water The Zabst orchestra played at Rio last hast evening and proceeded to do a fire night j dance on East Cook street They were Edward Mills has left for the state of I arrested by Marshal Comstockand Justice Washington I Ernsperger gave the two braves a day Thomas and Arthur Jones of Cambria J each 1“ cunty JaA t0 ober up on are visiting Portage relatives J The Farm Impement News reports the D B Wheeler and W J Newton 0f Chicago twine market as follows: Stand- Wyocena were in the city today ard 8 cenls: Manila 600 feet 10tcent8 tit o j a I Pure Manila 111 cents s According to Wm Schafer and Agnes Piper of Co j v I this market twine can be bought In Port- lumbua have been licensed to wed I I age cheaper than in Chicago The Bee Mrs E G Boynton will entertain the I fjjve annouce their twine prices as fol Silent Stitchers tomorrow afternoon low8 Standard 8 cents Manila 600 feet Dr B C Meacher was called to Mon- j 10 cents Pure Manila 11 tello last night on professional business I James Klabunde was arrested at noon The eleven-year-old son of Mr and today by Marshal Comstock oh Wisconsin Mrs Fred Siede died at Columbus Mar J street He had been imbibing quite free-28 )y and was making himself obnoxious R D Morn b 'of Courtland was in the Klabunde resisted arrest and the officer city today He was on his way to Madi- was compelled to call assistance to land him in the police station He will have if r w li T V P v a bearing before Justice Ernsperger this U L Wells Job Currie and E F Van- evening Early thii morning Klabunde derpoel of Lodi bad business in the city I got into an altercation with Wm Bennett today in Raup’s saloon and a lively fight ensued 11 t I before the men could be parted Mr and Mrs W E Wills have rented' ' ' 1 New Serin -3 rooms in the Louis Leith residence on West Canal street F Chivers of Fall River has purchased Dr McDonald’s farm at Loss Lake Consideration $4800 Mrs Abraham McDonald has gone to Oglesby Minn to visit her daughter Mrs George Hiuchey Mr and Mrs A J Eastman will go to Pardeeville tomorrow to attend the funeral of Richard Nimocks Miss Theresas Grotzke and nephew Victor Morrow of Beloit are guests at the home of Wm Wittig Supt Burlingame went to Lodi this afternoon where he will conduct teachers’ examinations tomorrow Mrs 8 Brown returned to Kilboum -today after a visit with the family of Clerk of the Court Crothers There will be a meeting of the Elks tomorrow night at K of P ball all members are requested to be present Miss Vinnie Porter who is Buffering with paralysis is improved today She has partly recovered the use of her hand Wm Foreman who has been very sick at the home of his brother Albert Fore-' man on East Cook street is slightly better today John Vanderpool who has been running the stage line between Portage and - Big Spring has moved to Pardeeville to reside Sheriff McKenzie will take Jabez Lulh- er to Poynette tomorrow to be tried for absconding with a rig belonging to Mr Kidder The four-months-old son of Aid and Mrs J L Hardie is very ill with pneumonia Mr Hardie has been called from Chicago Mr and Mrs W C Dow have rented apartments in the L E Greenleaf residence and will commence Jiousekeeping next week Miss Emma Gorton who has been a guest qf Dr and Mrs F T Gorton for some time will return to Beaver Dam tomorrow morning The Solomon Leach building above the Wisconsin river bridge is being torn down The building Is one of the oldest structures in the city - Hugh Carey of Boston Mass is visiting his brother John Carey Mr Carey has been in the employe of the Boston Main Railroad for some time A large crowd saw the Uncle Josh Spruceby company at the Opera house last evening The play runs along the same old lines and the company was quite capable A tourist who gave his name as Wm Ross got drunk and was taken in charge v of by the marshal last evening He was given 6 days in jail by Justice Bunker tbisf morning FILE THEIR CLAIMS Damages Claimed on Account of Breaking of Caledonia Levee A statement of claims for damages which are alleged to have been incurred by the breaking of the Caledonia levee along the Wisconsin river last October was today filed with the Caledonia Town Board The aggregate amount of claims filed is about $8500 C C Wayland and Daniel H Grady appear as attorneys for six of the complainants ' The damage is alleged to have been done to land crops etc and the claims are as follows: W Smith $70250 Mrs A Mitchell $346 John Hengden $945 Timothy Spellman $400 Wm Spellman $2271 Weldon Bros $471 It is also claimed that M W Barden and Samuel Pate will also file claims for damages aggregating $2000 The voters of the town of Caledonia will act on the matter at the election next Tuesday decide whether or not the town should allow the claims If the voters of the town decide unfavorably for the allowance of the claims it is understood that the action will be commenced to recover in the circuit court ing having taken his life while in a demented condition Affeldt was a man about 80 j ears of age and has lived in Portage for the past thirty years having been engaged in the saloon business for many years For the past seven years he has lived alone at his residence on West Conant street bis wife and family having been forced to leave him' An examination as to his sanity had been pending for some time and it was to have been concluded today This morning Drs Kellogg and Gorton went to the residence about 8 o’clock and found all the doors baricaded An entrance was obtained and after searching the house Affeldt’s lifeless body was found suspended from a rafter in the garret i Justice Bunker was summoned and the following jury was impaneled: Thos Donahue A Sinclair Thos Maloney Jas Cavanaugh Frank Corser and C B Russell They viewed the remains and adjourned until tomorrow morning at 0 o'clock Affeldt was last seen alive yesterday at noon when be ate dinner at Schrocder’s a neighboring house It is supposed that' he then returned to his resilience and ended his earthly woes When he was found thiB morning his feet touched the floor and nearby stood a chest from which evidently he had jumped’ after attaching the noose about his neck 1 In the vest pocket of the dead man was found two slips of paper upon which was written in German a lot of nonsensical stuff which showed plainly that he was demented The writing alluded to men attempting to chase and shoot him I Besides his wife he leaves six children — Emil Albert Fred Miss Meta and Mrs Wm Armstrong all of this city and Miss Clara Affeldt of St Paul The funeral will be held Saturday afternoon from the home of his daughter Mrs Wm Armstrong Rev Assmann officiating § For Waists Summer Gowns andUrAduating Dress-I! es Dimity Plain Printed and White Embroidered and Plain Swiss Thread Lace Tissues Chambras Madras Cloth Mercerized Foulardines Mercerized J Pongee Silk Stripe Zephyr Ginghams Scotch Ging- hams Satin Lenos and Pongees Supreme Lapet Muslins and Colored Swisses Plumetes Puritans Batiste Persian Lawns etc Cannot quite tell you about them here but)want to show you this -week & & £ & & & -3 & - ''I'-’ ft -v £v - ’ Breese Loomis & Co & PMtenr Institute at KassaulL A pasteur institute has just been opened at ’ Kassauli a hill station in the Punjab district about thirty miles from Simla Indja It is thus no longer necessary for a person bitten by a rapid animal to journey to Paris foy treatment by inoculation v Increase of Aluminum Production The production of aluminium for commercial uses began in 1889 with a total output of 47468 pounds In 1898 it had reached 6200000 pounds and at present the rate of production Is over 7000000 pounds ft year Cables Under the Oceans There are sixteen cables under the North Atlantic thirteen of which are in working order three under the South Atlantic and three under the Indian ocean while the length and breadth of the Mediterranean is spanned many times and in many places Porto Rico for Fruit Prof Jacob H Hollander of Johns Hopkins University the treasurer of Porto Rico is spending a short vacation in Baltimore! He foresees great possibilities fori the 'raising of fruit In the island For That Lame Back ! MtfTT J JOHNSON'S Stone Sells Out The firm of Richmond & Stone who have conducted a meat market on DeWitt street for a number of years has been dissolved Albert Payne of Marcellon succeeding Mr Stone in thu business The firm will hereafter be known as Richmond & Payne ' Mr Stonu says he expects to locate in Alaska - For That Rheumatism ! Great Blood and Rheumatism Cure (SIXTY EIGHTY-EIGHT) A HARMLESS CURE NO POISONOUS DRUGS Cures All Blood Trouble and Rheumatism F S BOYCE Prescription Druggist rfoi Duluth Minn Nov IB 1898 Advertised LUt The following letters remain uncalled for at the Portage postoffice: Mrs J E Allen Fred Griuzel Parker Gease W W Quissing J W Sears Louis Wilson 1 C F Mohk Postmaster 835 W Superior St Matt J Johnson Co West Superior: ‘ I can have nothing but words of praise and admiration for your 6088 It has cured me of a rheumatism that had been annoying me for nearly two years and In conse- ?uence I have been pleased to recommend it to all my customers who are similarly af-ected Our Bales are rapidly increasing because it is a meritorious medicine Your friend S F BOYCE 17RI717 TPTBT We guarantee 6088 to be free from all mercuries irons cocaines opiates I Uuu 1 Ainu salicylates and all poisonous drugs On taking half a bottle and you are not satisfied return bottle and your money will be refunded For sale and guaranteed by PURDY DRUG CO F A RHYME Druggists Portage Wis It starts tbej circulation expands the system' strengthens the heart' brings peace and happiness if taken this month Rocky Mountain-Tea made by Madison Medicine Cor- -’ ‘ John Graham Home8efters Bates On March-5 and 19 April 2 ami 16 May 7 and-21 we will sell excursion tickets to many points west at fare one way plus$200'for Jhe round trip For particulars inquire "at passenger station ' f " ' ’ J H Bovik : - Prc ixounced a Gr6at Remedy ' Drt Wabner:— Dear Sir— In behalf of theAVhite Wine of Tar Syfup I can say it is a great' remedy for - weak lungs I bad pneumonia eight years ago' which left my lungs in bad condition I used the White Wine of Tar' Syrup you sent me' and am ‘greatly ’ benefited I can recommend -it asa good medicine I hope you will supply our druggists at Cabool Mo Mr Gorman' as X would like more of it - r Yours truly' ' - IIev Joiix W Bbown World Frequently Kebullt Abram S Hewitt of New York sav I that the world is built three time in h century He says: it is of not to be expected that the sky scrap era' of today will be supplanted by utb- j ers within the third of a century bjt the general advance In the world and the progress of civilization are of uch & magnitude that it is true that we rebuild the world about every 30 or 3 years Notice ot Judicial Election E A WEST Good Game Uwi (To the Editor ot the Register) The benefit of Wisconsin’s stringent game law must be fully apparent as the workings of same were exemplified daring the past thirty-six hours The presence of a large band of Elks passing through our city was evidenced by innumerable tracks in the snow yet under the vigilant eye of our efficient game warden C G Jaegar no one apparently was reckless enough to draw a bend on one of them though the temptation was great as Elk teeth find a ready sale at long prices Polls to Close at Five O’clock We are informed by the City Clerk that the polls for both the city election and judicial election will be closed at 5 o’clock ou election day Voters will do will to keep this in mind Words of praise and thankfulness cornel form people using Rocky Mountain Tea A great spring blessing to the family Makes you well keeps you well John Graham Difficult to Collect “Here is a true story on one of our hardware clerks" says the Downs (Kas) Times “A little 4-year -old girl walked Into one of the hardware stores some time ago and had a bolt put in her little express wagon When the job was completed she asked the clerk what the charges were' The clerk informed her that a kiss would pay the '“ March 28tti 29th and 30th right mamma will pay you 1 7 - OUTAGE rfl8 “ Both ACUTE and CHRONIC DISEASES treated - ’ - b -L PEICBS - V Consultation and Examination Free 4! --s i ’ii - Office over Bard!: “Jewelry Store-Phone 280 Slings: residence 3 rings To'the town and village clerks and inupfi'tw! of Election in the several ward ut tlie erne- of Colurnlius and I’ortage ut ('iiiurnini County Wisconsin: STATE OE WISCONSIN COLUMBIA COUNTY A Judicial election is to lie held in the sh eral Towns Wards Villages and Kltmui Districts in said county on Tuesday tliij second day of April A I laoi at which are t be elected the otlieers specilieit herein m ai l cordance with the substance- of a notice re- ceived from the Secretary of State to ivit ' A Justice of the Supremo Court in plane 01 Joshua Erlo Dodge whose term of othee win expire on the first Monday in January A hl 190B K' P will expire on the first Monday of January A A County Judge for the County of Columbia: lace or W 8 Stroud whoso term of ofllei1 D 1902 Given tinder ray hand and ollicial senl-atl Porpge this first day of March A U JW! I ' K J UUGHE8 County Clerk FRESH Oysters ht — E W MORAN’S - Telephone 48 By order of the London school board j AH 6111116 HOW StOCK Oi tll6 iditSSt IldtS Lh'tdTeu of J‘cawr°n under I and Trimmings which cannot fail to please their care The result is that 233 per I the most critical Every lady is cordially in- — — - to can an(i examine the New Spring Goods Tickets will be given to every caller during the Opening Every lady will want one TF you want the news of the world written and pictured the finest art and the ' Best literature then you must 10 Reward The Daily Register will pay the sura of I $10 to any person furnishing evidence sufficient to convict parties who are steal- ing copies of the Register from the doors of subscribers SPRING Remember the Dates— Thursday Friday and Saturday March 28 29 and 30 Miss P E Mitciie K 1 v E Millinery 0penini Ml the Latest Spring Millinery including -AT THE- Dra Meacher and Andrews of this city MANY PA TTERN HA TS “4 Ur' Be"cl1 °f “ Per°rme'1 1 THE NE W TRIMMINGS an operation for empyema on a sixteen-year-old boy named Owen Owens at Columbus Tuesday Beaver Dam is ina fair way to get a $120000 malting plant A committee of citizens visited Mayvilla a few days ago to investigate the' matter and they report very favorably The fifty Madison Elks who went to Portage to install a new lodge last evening returned Ibis morning weary but in good spirits and enthusiastic over the reception accorded them— Madison State Journal Mr and Mrs Thos E Murphy of Pitta- bur have been guest of Mr and Mrs - V°J Murphy The gentlemen are 1 in the Trimming Department this season Satisfaction guaranteed AND NOVELTIES Ladles are cordially invited to call during the Opening FRIDAY m SATURDAY rmrcCH 29 AUD 30 MISS E Ei I3DP1PP MISS DAHLGREN of the firm of Gage Bros Chicago will assist! Beginning Tuesday March 26 One lot Shoes worth from $150 to $350 sale price 48c 98c $148 $198 One lot of $2 50 Missesr and Children’s Shoes go in this sale at half price' One lot of Men’s Heavy Shoes to be sold in this sale at 85 cents A Complete Line of New Spring Styles JUST RECEIVED BEE-HIVE A itie r i c a ’s Foremost 1 1 lustra ted Journal v - s - -Am Vr- ' ' Hdi: Gdne’s latest and greatest novel t‘The Eternal City” begins soon Sena -‘tfor free rcopy of the opening chapters rr Address COLLIER’S WEEKLY 555 THIRTEENTH STREET NEW YO DniCIOSDAOirtllLySTnE i) -? I

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