Portage Daily Register from Portage, Wisconsin on December 30, 1912 · 3
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Portage Daily Register from Portage, Wisconsin · 3

Portage, Wisconsin
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Monday, December 30, 1912
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I -4 ' - - e rn PORTAGE DAILY REGISTER MONDAY DECEMBER 30 1912 C (D: -'G Ml Gin HAS PASSED 10 HMD Venerable Citizen Diet at Family Horn — ' at Silver Lake -7 - t WAS EIGHTY-SEVEN YEARS OF AGE Wm Proiwiw— t Contractor Awl r— Funorml on Tlnndtjr Afternoon Build- colonies and shouldered a musket doing Tallent service In eight yean of the Revolutionary war Filled with wanderlust John Ginder left his native home In Pennsylvania In 1847 to Come West to seek his fortunes with the sturdy pioneers He came to Wisconsin when the whole territory was almost one vast wilderness He stopped In Milwaukee and spent some time at that place coming here when the town was known as Gouge vtllle and all the business of the place was done In Ft Winnebago Many of the frame buildings at that time situated just west of the old army storage building at the Fort be- Quietly and peacefully John Ginder ring of his handiwork Portage In those YPTlPrahln nfnnoAP ra Dat4 a j '1a e waa VwASwn mm MtiAfa n f nnt en4 a venerable pjoneer of Portage passed to his reward at his home at Silver Lake Saturday evening December 28 1912 at 8:30 o’clock MrGInder had been in feeble health for some time past and had reached the advanced age of 87 years at the time of his death Since the early 60’a Mr Ginder has been prominently identified with the dev elopement of Portage having been a contractor and builder and upon all aides Snay ba'aceii evidences t of bt days was known as "Indian Land" and there was very little to indicate the present site Of this prosperous city In 1855 Mr Ginder bought the borne site on the banks of Sliver Lake where he spent his life as a loved and respected cttlsen Mr Ginder was united In marriage on October 13 1855 to Miss Hannah Slifer who came to Portage with her parents from Pennsylvania In 1849 She passed away five years ago Eight children ’-survive'' they are handiwork Mr Ginder Is of German Charles Francis- and George W both SUM PLANT IS SOID TO KII12K BRIEF NEWS NOTES Mr and Mrs Sam’! J Sauer returned to Viroqja Rehearsal of the Portage band this evening at 8 o’clock Mrs Charles E Dean has been quite -Will Resume Operations at an Early sick with bronical pneumonia — f — Dale Witk Fifth Ward Tards Edward Sauer returned to Cambria waukee are guests of Portage relatives Alfred Epstein is confined to the house with a severe attack of rheumatism Mr and Mrs Geo Jones went to Montello Saturday to attend the funeral of Mrs Sheldon Mr Jones’ sunt The new nickle with an artistic New Equipment to Bo Added And Portage Product Placed oa Market Extensively WAREHOUSE OPENS ON NGUJIONDAV Two Hundred aad Fifty Girls la la Employed SEASON TO LAST FOUR MONTHS The Sanborn brickyard in the Fifth ward has been purchased by Contractor Herman Kutzke who intends to refit the plant with modern machln- Indian head on the face is fpected to ery where needed and will resume op-be in circulation by Feb i Secretary e rations as soon ns possible It MacVeagh has accepted the design understood that H F Affeldt will have Mr and Mrs Peter Blochwits who - the management of the yards and that have been guests of Mr and Mrs W the concern intends to keep up the L Prehn and other Portage relatives high standard that the “Portage Cream have left for their home in Cambria ! Brick’’ has sustained for a great many Mr and Mrs L A Jones have re- years not only In Portage but in the turned home from Wild Rose They building interests of the entire state were accompanied by- Misses Iva and 1 The yards have not been operating Florence Ethredjfe nieces of Mrs i lately as Mr Sanborn has been devot-Jones ” Ing his entire time to the management ‘Byrum the -Mysterious" who has of hia Silver Lake ice business There caused great comment in the larger amPle hd of clay on the site of cities for "Land of Mystery” will be ue yd “d it Is of a peculiar variety at the Portage Operr House next Wed- - whlch is an excellent quality for build-nesday and Thursday evening " r ling purposes with Christmas toys ' The brck yards hav® alwaya h'e one of the best commercial asseti THE LATE JOHN GINDER Pioneer of Portage Who Passed Away Dec 28 1912 decent and was a native of Penn- LaCrosse division railroad men resid- sylvanla His father Jacob Ginder lng in Portage Hannah wife of John was born in Pennsylvania In 1780 and Brenner of Olympia Wash Esther E followed the occupation of fanner and wife of Daniel Hill of Wiinnebago City millstone cutter also being a soPder Minn Sarah wife of Charles J Klug In the war of 1812 and fighting with one of the prominent merchants of General Jackson in the battle of New! Portage Eliza S Addle N and Dan- Orleans jlel 1 Ginder all Of Portage Another Phillip Ginder grandfather of the daughter Mary J died five years ago deceased came to' America prior to the Mr Ginder has been a life long Dent- Revolutionary war and 1 credited with ocrat In politics and has served the making the discovery of coal In Penn- jetty in official capacities being asses s- sylvanla Historic traditions of that or for many years For more than 45 state account for the discovery of coal years be has been an honored member being made while Mr Ginder was outjof Ft Winnebago lodge No 33 F A bunting A tree was discovered blown A M and has filled various offices over and uprooted On investigation In that order Mr Ginder was a man Mr Ginder discovered what he thought of a very quite disposition always to be a peculiar kind of rock and after congenial and a kind neighborly cltlz- conferring with his neighbors it was en His death is received upon 'all found to be bard Coal and the dls- sides with sorrow trict Is now known as the renowned The funeral services will be held Lehigh Coal Valley The land upon Thursday afternoon at 2:00 o’clock which the discovery was made belong- at the family home at Silver Lake ed to the government at that time and Rev Edmund Trimm will officiate Thomas Wise a neighbor of Mr Ginder The funera win be under the auBplcIe who eyas shown the discovery by him ' of Fort W innebago lodge and they will was afterward the founder of the pres- ' ent Lehigh Coal company Phillip act M an eacor grave and have Ginder was one of the first to respond charge of the ritualistic services at to the call to arms in defense of the the grave at Silver Lake cemetery FIRE AT ST DOMINIC'S CONVENT DEATH Work of Firemen Coetly Blase Fire starting In the furnace room at St Dominic’s convent on West Cook street Saturday night about 8:00 run and chemicals squelched what might have resulted in a serious blare Early la the evening It was noticed Preverts Mr- Louis Finnegan Mrs Louis Finnegan aged 19 years a bride of only a few weeks died of appendicitis at her home Sunday morn-In St Louis Mss Finnegan was formerly Miss Elsie James and was married to Louis Finnegan formerly of this city on Thanksgiving day Misses Virginia and Jessie Ellis left While playing with Christmas toys Sarah Treu 6 year old daughter of Mr and Mrs Peter Treu of the town of Stettin near Wausau was suddenly ill and died before medical help could arrive J Rev W H Pond announces that there will be services at St John’s church on New Years Day at 10:30 1 ’clock a m and Friday evening services will be conducted at 7:30 -’clock Contractor Kutzke and his men built i a retaining wall at the dye works of I the Portage Hosiery Company plant I Sunday The docking on the canal be- ing in such delapidated condition that it became unsafe Funeral services for John Lehsn were held at 9 o’clock Monday morning from St Mary’s church Rev J J Morrissey -j officiating Acting as pall bearers were Richard Devine Droniel O’Keefe C W Kelly Michael Shea James Sweeney and John Madden Burial was in Catholic cemetery Agent of the water power interests on the Fox river are at work at the present time framing a bill which will be presented early in the January term of the state legislature which if favorably passed upon will provide for a big water power storage bain on the upper Wolf near Post Lake that Portage has maintained and the fine product from the Portage yards has made the brick In demand every where Mr Kutzke is one of thoee progressive sort of business men and it may be assured that the brick plant under his proprietorship will be more prosperous than ever Engineers’ annual tomorrow night Miss Cora Madden is here from Chi cago for a visit The Harem Captives two reels will be shown at the Home Wedneday Popular prices prevail at the Opera house Wednesday night 10 20 and 30 cents ‘ "A Protege of Uncle Sam” at the Gem theatre Wednesday matinee and night Miss Lois West of Rice Lake Is visit ing at the home of Engineer and Mrs C A Winn The L A S of the Methodist church will meet Thursday afternoon Jan 2 in the parlors of the church One of those pleasing Majestic comedies "Two of a Kind” will be on he bill at the Majestic tonight j Manager Huber has an unusually fine program tonight featuring the famous j Re Kahtor senic -film “Yellowstone U S Burns grand keeper of Record 1 Park” and Seal of the Knights of Pythias is I Miss Jeanette Gebbardt went to New confined In Milwaukee hospital suffer-1 Lisbon this afternoon She will at-ing from a nervous breakdown Mr tend the Elks ball at Tomah on New Burns will not be able to take up his Year’s eve work for several weeks Owing to i Mr and Mrs Roy W Smith are here from Milwaukee for a vmit with his parents Mr and Mrs C Smith 805 DeWitt street The grocery stores of the city will be closed evenings at 630 o'clock during ’January February and March Satur- Wisconsm Farmers Institute bulletin day night excepted No 26 which has just been issued con- j T :i ‘ tain much of worth for the farmer J°hn W'nn ' from Re Lake for a visit with his parents Engineer who knows that “The Heart of the M Prudent Getteth Knowledge” The 1 d' C’ 'nn He is engaged bulletin is very valuable hand book ! at thiat Pla"’ of agriculture and contains an extensive account of the 26th annual closing farmers institute which was held atNeenah in The monthly” meeting of the Trini-tatls Frauen Verine will be held at the churrch parlors Jan 2 1913 by Mrs 2 Season’s Crop Has Boon of Fino Quality — Manager Shannon Expects Long Session of Work The annua opening of the United Cigar Manufacturer’s warehouse will take place on next Monday Januaiy 6 and Manager A B Shannon states that about two hundred and fifty girls will be wanted to work Speaking of the opening of the warehouse Manager A B Shannon aaid: “We expect an unusually long season this year as the tobacco Is in good shape and the crops have resulted m good acreage It is probable that we will operate at least four months and the tobacco is coming from all parts of the state In large consignments to the Portage warehouse so there had ought to be a busy season here for many days to come Any girls wishing employment in the warehouse this winter should notify us at once and the posi tions will probably be rapidly filled” Martin Johnson who has served very capably as foreman in the warehouse for a number of years past will occupy the same position this year and H M Comstock will hold the position as bookkeeper which he has creditably filled for a number of seasons past The Edgerton warehouses open this week Among the addresses are one by Game I0®? Thursday aftenoon at Warden E A Cleasby of this city re- ° C 00 latives to the value of birds to farmers I Portage Camp M W A are arrang-and the Protection of Animal Life as in8 0T the celebration of the thirtieth Mattter of Education Meetings And Events - This evening there will be a I cap Year dancing party at the Elks rlub for Elks and their ladies The committees in charge are Mesdams F G Klenert T H Cochrane H A Gunderson F Burbach W J Thomson F E Burbach O A Klenert and E J Blass “Byrum” the mysterious will be at the Portage opera house Jan 1st and 2nd and will bring one of the most mysterious tricks known to the world It is the rising ball which will rise and decline at Prof Byrum’s command The ball is nothing but a plain piece of copper nickel-plated it will be placed it s said on a rod fastened to a table with nothing whatsoever connected with it Byrum carries stage setting worth 15000 and gives a two hour show Prices 10 20 and 30c As has been the custom for a number qf years past all children under 16 years of age will not be tolerated upon the floor at the annual ball of Badger Division No 618 B of L E which takes place tomorrow evening “The committee is compelled to adhere to this rule very strictly as the condition of the floor makes it a dangerous place for children at any tune It is hoped that parents will abide with the wish of the committee and instruct the children to please keep off the floor as it best for all concerned" remarked one of the committee men in charge of dance This is an event yon should wait for Hfferent than ever happened before DRAW RINKS THIS EVENING MAJESTIC THEATRE 4 Wednesday Jan 1st Extraordinary Military Attraction Sensational Colossal Historical 101 Bison Masterpiece “Custer’ u VJI c A A " 1 3ooo Feet- Reels 3000' Feet t 1000 Indians 1000 Soldiers Engaged in Battle Unto Death Custer's Troops Completely Wiped Out Admission 10c Matinee 2:30 Children 5c MoioooMomoooatohoMMNMoeaoooooiHOMMOMONOo 1 GEM THEATRE 44 Yellowstone Park’’ "A Red Han’s Love” R® Kahtor Scenic 01 Bison Western “The Old Organist” Rex Drama New Year Day Matinee and Night j “A Protege of Unde Sam” J - Thrilling Naval Story In Two Parts Pixy in Home Bonspiel to Start on Jan 1 - Weather permitting the play In the local bongplel for the Carl Michel trophy will commence on New (Year's day The Ice at the rink house is in anniversary of the founding of the gp0d condition at this time and exorder The celebration is to occur on I citing games are The committee In that the bouse was fining with smoke and an alarm was hastened to the fire laddies who were on the scene in quick order It appears that & spark from an open furnace door set lire to some kindling and the fire waa Just gaining headway when the firemen got busy No damage resulted other than from denke smoke in some parts of the bouse The many friends of C- H Smith were pleased to see him out of doors Monday He took a ride about town In an automobile and la rapidly regaining his health I Sunday for Su Louis to attend the funeral ' ‘ Notlcal The annual meeting of the Farmers’ Mutual Fire Insurance company of Otsego win be held at Berg's hall Rio Tuesday January 7 1913 — at 10:00 o’clock a m for the election of officers and the transaction of such other business sa may property come before the meeting All policies holders are earnestly requested to be present as matters of Importance wlU be discussed and settled at that time G W GORMAN Sec Order a case of our New Year's Brew Pilsner Style Beer - ( Enlberg Brewing Co Lodge Officers Elected Twin River Council No 1090 Modern' taking ever attempted' by a moving ln the evenlnK there WU open Theobald Brotherhood of America elected Pres R CL' Anacker Vic Pres A F Kleist Secy-Treas Dr W G Tuck-wood Chaplain A J St ace Cond Ray Fish Watchman Clarence' York Sentry Jacob Rumpf Phy aicianrDr J R Kellogg Vnae f ©nr New Tear’ Brew Pilsner Style Beer - - - Ealbcrg Erewiag Ce - ' 1 Attorney J P Tewao - J P Town 86 years old one of the eldest members of the bar of Rock county died suddenly Saturday night at Egerton He had been practicing continuously Jn Egerton for the last fifty-four years Mr Town was a native of New Hampshire He leaves one ton and two daughters Funeral services will be held Tuesday afternoon Wisconsin postal -savings bank de--jan g posltors have applied for 126060 worth of postal savings bonds to be distribut-! ed Jan 1 The Wisconsin subscrip-tionj are from 106 depositors more 1 tan 120000 in the register form Milwaukee leads all other cities of the state with a total of f 8340 and follow- j big’ In order are Red Granite $2600 t Division No 618 will take Klug J C Green Bay $lj4f) Portage $1500 Plac nd R rely to be one of the ‘ Plattvllle $1040 Kllbourn and Racine Kreatest ®ocial events of the season 81000 each Mantiwoc 680 Butter- The Portage orchestra will render an progress dally charge of the f or- : The remains of John Grey who died roation of rinks will make the draw- j jat Chippewa Falls were brought to lng for the spiel this evening and It I Portage Saturday afternoon The Is Intended to start the play early on funeral was held Monday morning at Wednesday morning The committee 10 o’clock from St Mary’s church I In charge of the drawing are Dr WE Tomorrow evening the annual ball G Tuckwood Joseph Raup E J I-elsch and Ray Fish New Year’ Red letter Sales Da vs THE REMAINING DAYS OF Ketchum’s Great 4 Months' SHOE SALE which ends Dec 31 in will be RED point of — LETTER DAYS BARGAIN GIVING AT THIS STORE Extra Special Reductions aH through the stock Come and tee the Extra Bargains for the remaining days of this great sale KETCHUM BOOT SHOP nut $660 Janesville $540 Hudson 8520 Chippewa Falls Menomonle Stevens Point Mauston Bayfield and Hortonyllle 8500 each Possibly the most stupendous under- extra fine concert and many out of town people will be there The ladles of the W R C will bold open house New Year's afternoon and a alix o’clock supper will be served Order a esse of our Brew Pilsoer Style Beer ’ Eulberg Brewing Co MARRIED Southern— Theobald Mrs Laura Houthern and George were married at the home HOME picture company and conceeded by all ®talatlon of officers Those Invited exhibitors to be the best ever jfliown is ar® G A R and the Spanish Am-1 cnllll the production by the Bison 101 Com- ®rlcan veVf and wives and the W i Dec m2 by Rev Wilham'uffen it” a?’ C’’ and kusbands ! beck They were attended hv Anna th brides sister Mrs Charles Raimer j 124 Paquette street Saturing evening i pkny entitled “Custer’s Last Fight three real western Indian Military It la with a doubt the most gigantic production ever conceived costing the Bison Co a jortune to make - J0C0 Indians 1000 horses and 100 soldiers throwing out of the first petition by ld at St Paul were engaged in C battle to the death the city attorney several complications “7 1 in which Custer's troop were com- have arisen The last legislature passed Tell JOUT oeigtbor Be prepared pletely anihilated Not one man escap- a law requiring 33 1 3 per cent vote for arrT® ot be scared ed from The Circle of Death” This a recall The former law required only trememdous feature will be shown at twenty-five per cent The first ’ law the Majestic on Wednesdss January was not however repealed and tbs 1st only special Matinee will be given question of what is really required is at 220 Admission S and 10 cents A puzzling both sides Another point is special telegram from Milwaukee states that the law speaks of the recai) in the that his feature has drawn greater opinion of the city three separate petl- beck They were attended by Anna The promotors of the recall are find-1 and George Pfaff brother and sister of ing that it will not be as easy to oust1 B bride The bride is a daughter of the present city official at Janesvill ‘ M r and M rs CarIPbafT and was born as they had anticipated Following the anTra"M?1 in Portage They will re- Rathskeller Party on New Year Manager Pierce announces that there will be a Rathskeller party at Hotel Portage on New Year’s eve A lunch will be served and the public is invited “The New Squire" Drama Edison ‘So Job Wab and tbe Tribal Law" Western— Sell "Tbe Curio Hooters" Comedy— Vitaxraph J A B NORRIS Eitesicht Specialist Eyes Examined Glasaee Fitted Satisfaction Guaranteed lohoson Block Portage Vix J Phone— Office 2822 Rea U New Year's Dinner a Th Portage crowds than any ether yet shown and tions and three separate elections will ’ Reserve your table at the Hotel Port-thai any manager can positively book be necessary to oust the city officials age today for the anniversary dinner it aa the greatest feature of all times of Janesville oa New Year's - dJ0d3 — Ilow’g This ? 1 ' Wa offer One Hundred Dollars Rm ward for any case of Catarrh that cannot be cured by Hall’s Catarrh Cure F J CIJEVET A CO Toledo a W the un-lenitimed hav known F J Cheney for the last IS years and believe him perfectly honorable la all buiinpee transactions and financially able to carry prt any obligations made by his firm national bank of commerce 1 Toledo a Hair Catarrh Cure Is taken Internally acting directly upon the blood and mucous surfaces of the system Testimonial Sent free Price IS cents per belli fluid by all Drugrlsta Taka BaU-a ratty Quia Is eeeaHpaWea '-AdvsrUsemenL - Her Faith Lost A little Boston girl was eoaxed to Own to her aunt that she had done something: which he ought not and which she stoutly denied Finally such undeniable proof of her guilt waa put up before her that she could no longer keep her denial She turned to her aunty and said: "Well Aunt Kittle you tan’t trust anybody nowadays!" - - Wo speak with owed taodernesa 4 our guardian angelsf but have we not all ha our ruling angels who cams to oa in visible form and recognized or unknown kept beside no on oof difficult path unto they had done toi oa ail that they eouldT— Lucy L&rassa -V--

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