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• m Elgin price of butter is now 30 cents. —A light fall of real snow, the first of *the season, came on Friday last. —Miss Helen Henderson entertained a party of Stoughton friends over the week. —Frank Burgy left for the north woods Friday to try his luck with the big game. —Miss Helen Coou was a guest of Miss Leo Thompson in Chicago from Friday to Monday. —John P. Coon has moved into the Dr. Stilman tenant house on \\ ashing ton street this week. Are you a lover of nature, of tine art, •of lofty sentiment? Visit the Turner Art Exhibit at Culton Memorial hall. Mr. and Mrs. Walter Vickers re turned Sunday morning from an extend ed visit with relatives in South Dakota. Catherine and Donald Heddles came over from Evansvill'e on Friday to pass a few days of the week with their grand parents. --Mr. and Mrs. L. N. Pomeroy have disposed of their household goods and are packing up preparatory to removing to California. —John Spencer reached home Satur day night from a several weeks’ visit with his daughter, Mrs. Maud Nolan, at Brooklyn, N. Y. —Rev. L. A. Parr preaches his farewell sermon at the Congregational ehurch next Sunday previous to accepting a pastorate at Geneseo, 111. —Edward Lake, a junior student at the university, died at his home on the east shore of Lake Koshkonong Satur day from typhoid fever contracted while at Madison. —Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Stevens are the proud grandparents of a little baby girl who came to brighten the home of Mr. and Mrs. F. H. Wilson, Sunday morning, at Rockford, 111. Word comes from the Edgerton deer hunters that the weather has been much too fine so far for good hunting and very few deer were killed the first week of the open season. —Our county and state taxes, we are told, will be about $4,000 less than last year, and yet the total tax aside from for the local school and town or city levy is $196,231.20. —The big foot ball game of the season —when the University meets Chicago— takes place at Madison Saturday. . A crowd of ten thousand is expected to witness a test for western college su premacy. —The 5 cent theater continues to be a drawing card and enjoys a good patron age. Messrs. Raymond & Cos. are mak ing three changes a week of moving picture films and illustrated songs, all good subjects. —The last of the sugar beet crop has been received during the week for ship ment to the JaDesville factory. The average yield of the present crop amounts somewhere around eleven tons per acre in this section. —A horse owned by Prof. Kittileon of Albion took fright at the depot Friday and ran away. Near the Joyce black smith shop the rig hooked onto a farm er’s wagon, overturning it, and that team also ran away. Both rigs were broken up in short order. —A party of seventeen left here Fri c \ evening for Aimena to receive treat i tnts from the plaster doctor. They i and the doctor so rushed with busi •iss that the earliest dtte that could be secured for return treatment was Jan. 7th. Till now limits his patients to 150 treatments per day. —T. B. Earle is changing over his large stock farm at Rice Lake where he has been breeding high class Herefords into a dairy farm. He has secured the services of a Swiss cheesemaker from Green county to take charge of the place and is now engaging in purchasing 75 Holstein dairy cows. Two car loads were recently bought in Green county and forwarded to the farm. —The papers of the large cities are all right if you want them, but it is your own home paper that adveriises your churches, your numerous societies, sym pathizes with you in your afflictions and rejoices with you in your prosperity. In short it is the local paper that mentions the thousand and one items in which you are interested during the year, and do not find in papers of large cities. —ln municipal court at Janesville Edward Reynolds of Edgerton enter tained a plea of “not guilty” to a charge of breaking into a county building in that city, owned by William Barrett, on the night of October 27. He said that he was unable to pay a lawyer’s fees and the court will appoint an attorney for him. The trial is set for Nov. 23 and in the meantime he has been committed to the county jail under 8600 bonds. —lt is a question whether the farmers fully understand the dangers attending the operation of the deadly corn shred der. Within the past two weeks six maiming accidents have occurred in Rock county, and the most of them mean the loss of a hand or an arm. Without doubt they are the most dangerous piece of farm machinery yet invented and the utmost caution should be exercised in vts operation. It seems too strong a penalty the community has to pay for its use. —Now pick out your turkey for Thanksgiving. —Club dance on Friday evening of this week at Academy hall. —A girl r/as born to Mr. and Mrs. Henry Seholtz near town on Tuesday. —There will be no meeting of the Ladies Aid Society Thanksgiving week. —The Pigeforening is invited to meet at the hone of Mrs. Jacob Johnson this (Thursday) evening. —Mr Clouden Stebbins and wife of Stoughton were guests of Edgerton friends oo Wednesday. —The Ladies’ Aid Society of the M. E. church will hold their Christmas fair and supper on December 9th. —At Culton Memorial hall on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday of next week the Horace K. Turner Art Exhibit. —A boy babe was born to Mr. and Mrs. Richard Curran on Monday, com pleting a family roll of six good, hearty, healthy boys. —Mr. George Underhill left Tuesday morning for Quincey, Florida, to indulge in a season of quail hunting with former acquaintances in that state. lnterest yourself as well a3 your children in the Art Exhibit which pre sents a rare opportunity for an educa tion along much neglected lines. —Engineer Ellis has been making Ed gerton his headquarters a few days this week while directing anew survey of the proposed electric line in this vicinity. —Correspondence and news items in tended for next week’s issue should be forwarded early for the paper will be printed a day earlier to permit the force to observe Thanksgiving. —Miss Hazel Swaney of Milton Junc tion, 20 years of age, was badly burned by overturning a tea kettle of boiling water. The girl, during her work, stooped over to pick up something, catching her sleeves on the kettle, pull ing it over onto her. Her condition is serious. —The fifth of tbe series of the contest by the Royal Neighbors took place at Woodmen hail last Thursday evening. An original chorus song, duets, recita tions and a two act comedy made up the program which pleased a large number of invited guests present. At the con clusion of the program fruit was served. —The ‘ Scenic Theatre” management are arranging for an excellent program for Thanksgiving day. B *th an after noon and evening performnuce will be given. In addition to tLu- regular, a religious film will be shown, And the song program, “The Holy City,” (with illustrations) will be sung by Mr. Chas. Raymond. —Dr. Cleary was called to the south part of Fulton Monday to attend to the injuries that had befallen Ed Farrington in a somewhat singular manner. He was with some workmen grubbing and in felling a tree Mr. Farrington was caught under the branches and one of his ears nearly severed from his head. The mem ber was stitched back in place and no serious results are expected. —Thompson’s Comedians were at Royal*hall the first three nights of the week and were greeted with good audi ences at each performance. The com pany was strong in every respect, the plays all new and presented in a way that sustained Thompson’s reputation ns an entertainer. Monday evening, “Paid tbe Price”; Tuesday evening, “The Devil”; Wednesday evening, “The Farmer’s Daughter.” It was hard to tell which pleased the audience most. Come again, Mr. Thompson. —A second shredder accident within the week occurred on Friday last on Cbas. Learn’s farm west of town and his son Hubert, a young man aged 22 years, was the victim. While engaged in feed ing the corn shredder his left hand be came caught in the rolls and. his arm drawn into the machine, while the cruel knives sliced and mangled the flesh and bone to tatters. Drs. Cleary and Mc- Chesney were called and it was found necessary to amputate the arm a short distance below the elbow. The young man is reported to have recovered from the shock and is doing nicely. —About fifty housewives have peti tioned the common council to regulate the use of soft coal for fuel in the city. While the plea perhaps, lacked the plaintiveness characteristic of a ladies’ petition, yet there may be sufficient cause for making the request, and the matter has been referred by the common council to a competent committee for in vestigation, and a report of the findings will be made according to the custom of council committees. And if report fav ors action in compliance with petition ers’ request, council will unreservedly seek modus operand'i for abating nuis ance complained of. —The second number on the lecture course is a concert to be given Saturday evening, Nov. 28, by the Village Singers, a company of selected vocalists singing many of the old songs aod singing them well. The company consists of a male quartet and a soprano soloist in ensem ble work and the program is interspersed with readings and vocal solos. An edi torial from Hanover, Pa., says: “It has been a long time since a Hanover audi ence had the pleasure of hearing a more evenly balanced quartet of male voices, which blended so harmoniously, while the solo work was of high order.” Seats will be on sale at F. E. Aah’s store on Thursday morning, Nov. 26, at 7 o’clock. —E. C. Hopkins is in the Kickapoo. —Looks like the return of Indian summer the past few days. —Regular meeting of Camp 440 this (Thursday) evening. Important business. —Harry Pomeroy of Gays Mills is vis iting friends in Edgerton and Janes ville. —Miss Olive Ward of Waukesha was a guest of her cousin, Miss Florence Child, a few days this week. —L. C. Whittet and P. C. Brown send word from their deer hunting camp that they have landed a large buck. —'J’he Ladies Society of the Congre gational church will hold their annual fair and supper on Wednesday, Dec. 2d. —P. Riley of the town of Porter has sold his 80-acre farm to L. Barnard, con sideration 86500. Sale made by C. E. Sweeney Real Estate Agencj . —The ladies society of the East Kosh konong church will serve a turkey din ner in the basement of the church after the services on Thanksgiving day. —The Ladies Society of the Norwe gian Lutheran church will meet in the basement Thanksgiving day in the after noon. Mrs. O. G. Hanson will entertain. —P. M. Eliingson went to Mercy hos pital at Janesville Thursday to submit to an operation for an abscess in the ear similar to a trouble that was treated in the opposite ear a few months ago. —C. E. Langworthy returned Tues day evening from a visit to New York state. While there he purchased a car load of pure bred one- and two year-old Holsteins. Owing to the drouth the past season and the scarcity of feed, he found such stock being sold at very low figures. —Rev. Parr will occupy the pulpit at the Congregational church next Sunday, which will conclude his term of service here. In the evening union services will be held. The household goods of Mr. Parr will be packed and ready for ship ment Saturday, but the family will re main in Edgerton until after Thanks giving. —The Electric Theater is proving an attractive place for young people to pass a half hour or so each evening. And many of the older ones go often and seem to enjoy it. It certainly can be said of the management that no efforts are spared to make the place pleasur able. Films are changed three times a week, the machine works perfectly, throwing clear and distinct pictures on the canvas, and at all times the comfort of patrons is carefully provided for. If there be any who have not attended, Raymond and Clarke will be only too glad to have them come up, and if you go once you’ll go often afterwards. —A very interesting session of the Federation of Women’s Clubs was held at the home of Mrs. James Conway on Tuesday evening. Mrs. C. R. Bentley and Mrs. F. C. Mabbett, who were the Federation delegates to the annual state convention held at Milwaukee, gave re ports of the convention. This conven tion is considered the most important ever held by Wisconsin club women and the report furnished by the delegates , was interesting and comprehensive. The voluntary discussion participated in by Mrs. T. B. Earle, Mrs. Doty and Miss Hoen at its close helped to emphasize the important feature of the report. Among the several lines of work recom mended to Wisconsin club women, the one considered the most important was working for the defeat of the proposed amendment changing the school age from four to six years, which means the doing away of the kindergarten system. Mrs. L. Hutson and Mrs. M. Schmidt furnished two delightful numbers on the evening’s program. Tobacco Notes Mr. C. W. Wobbe of Rose & Wobbe, New York leaf dealers, arrived in the state Wednesday evening. The Society of Equity at Gayfe Mills is forming a corporation to establish a ware house for handling pooled tobacco at that point. W. T. Jefferson, manager of the Amer ican Cigar Cos., visited the Edgerton branch on Monday. The work of laying a concrete floor in their large sorting room here is about completed. Jos. L. Benesch, leaf dealer of Denver, Colo., was a caller in this market during the week. Mr. Benesch is returning from a trip to the Eastern markets and i3 accompanied by his wife. Art Exhibit. The Horace K. Turner Art Exhibit will be displayed at Culton Memorial hall on Monday, Tuesday and Wednes day of rext week. The collection will contain over 200 prints of the original paintings of the great masters. Seldom does such an opportunity for the enjoyment of the beauties of art present itself. Each student can find his favorite works there: the animal lover in Landseer and Rosa Bouheur, the classicist in Raphael, and the im pressionist in the works of Turner and the mystic atmosphere of Corot. Do not fail to utilize this opportunity. The library will be open on Monday, Tuesday and Wedoesday evenings from 7 to 9:30, and on Tuesday and Wednes day afternoons from 3to 5. General ad mission to pupils of the school 10c, adults 15c, season tickets 25c. The pro ceeds will be used to purchase pictures for the new’ high school. Everyone is urged to attend. A Quiet Home Wedding. The home of Mr. and Mrs. J. A. Jen son, the latter being a sister of the bride, was the scene of a quiet home wedding on Thursday, Nov. 19th, when Rev. L. A. Parr joined in marriage Miss May White of River Falls, Wis., and Mr. Roy Garber Graves of Sparta. The ceremony took place at 3 o'clock in presence of only the immediate relatives of the contracting parties. After a brief wedding trip Mr. and Mrs. Graves will be at home at Sparta, where the groom is a practicing attorney. The out of town guests present were Mrs. C. D. Parker and Miss Eva White, River Falls; Mrs. E. E. Finch, Cincin nati; Mr. and Mrs. C. W. Graves and Miss Ada Graves of Viroqua. — Interurban Again Promised. News concerning the “proposed inter urban” line comes to the public with be coming regularity and it makes an excel lent topic for fireside discussion these loDg winter evenings. The latest ap pears in the Gazette of Thursday in a promise that something will be doing shortly: Chief Engineer Joseph Ellis of the Cincinnati Construction company that is planning to build an interurban be tween this city and Madison, has begun his second survey between this city and Madison anr already several miles up the river wL his crew. The work will be completed before the snow flies, and according to Mr. Ellis, work on the plans and specifications will be started shortly to comply with the requirements of the state railway commission when they make their application for a franchise. H. Zigler, president of the company, ex pected here from Cincinnati the latter part of this week and will proceed to Madison to confer with the committee of the Forty Thousand Club of that city who have taken up the entrance into the Capital City as their share.of promoting the road. It is probable that arrange ments will be made to enter over the line of the Montgomery roads, and this will do away with any serious objections that might be raised for entering the city. It is expected now that the franchise will be granted aud the work of con struction started in 1909. In an interview given out at Madison, Mr. Zigler says: “The ground has been gone over carefully and unless the unex pected and unlooked for happens, the proposed interurban between Madison and Janesville will surely be in opera tion by next fall. The actual work of construction goes along rapidly. The delay in building interurban lines comes in securing the necessary franchises, surveying the routes and in doing other work of this nature. We have secured practically of the necessary franchises, and six different routes have been sur veyed. We intend to bring toe line in on the west side of the city, touching on the west shores of Lakes Kegonsa, Wau besa and Monona. This ia an excellent field for an interurban. It will open up a country, some of which is practically isolated. The interurban will bring business and a healthy growth along all lines, just as it has in other cities of this size. It will be an easy line to build, as there are no grades between Madison and Janesville. We are now establish ing the levels and the grades.” Chief Engineer Ellis is here with President Zigler. Mr. Zigler said sev eral crews of workmen will be ready to “throw dirt” in a short time. Death of a Veteran Horseman. David Johnson, one of the pioneer race horse men of this state, died at his home in Jefferson, Nov. 12, at the age of 79 years. Mr. Johnson was born in Eng land but came to the United States when eighteen years of age. In 1863 he went to Jefferson and engaged in the milling business as proprietor of the Jefferson Flour Milling company. He became interested in fast horses and was at one time the owner of a string of ex cellent horses and he became known as one of the most daring drivers in the west. Probably the most famous horse that he ever owned was the pacer Doc Lewis, with which he won 32 firsts and then sold it to William Vanderbilt for $6,000. Mr. Johnson withdrew from active participation in racing about 15 years ago, although he has been con nected with the speed department of the Jefferson county fair throughout the most of that time. Mr. Johnson’s nine year old son is the only heir to his prop erty. Obituary. MARY H. WAR EH AM. Mra. Mary H. Wareham died on No vember 12th at the home of her daught er, Mrs. W. McAllister, in Chicago. Mrs. Wareham, whose maiden name was Swift, was born in Virginia, and came to Rock county in 1854, settling at Edger ton. She was twice married, the first time to John G. Chubb of Manchester, N. H., and the second time to Capt. Richard A. Wareham, who passed away about eighteen years ago. The sons who survive her are Henry S. Chubb of Win ter Park, Florida; Ward G. Wareham and Ross A. Wareham of Chicago; two daughters, Mrs. Arthur Harris of Mon tana, and Mrs. W. I. McAllister of Chi cago, also survive their mother. A num ber of sisters and brothers are--left to mourn her loss, they being Mrs. O. D. Brace of Janesville, Mrs. Eugene Oliver of Seattle, Wash., Mrs. A. R. Wiggen horn of Watertown, Capt. P. H. Swift of Watertown, A. C. Swift of Janesville, and E. T. Swift of Deer Reservation, Minn. Funeral services were held on Satur day morning from her home in Chicago and the remains were then brought to Janesville where services were held from the home of Mrs. O. D. Brace, a sister of ‘'he deceased, on Sunday afternoon. The interment was in the Edgerton cemetery. A Good Show Is Coming. J. Har Basel, who has the best moving picture entertainment in the country, and who has been in this city several times with eminent satisfaction to the amusement loving public, is coming again next week with new films and travalogues, hut with the same high class 9how as formerly. Remember J. Har carries the largest portable electric light plant on the road and an expert engineer and electrician to run it. Come and see the Barnum of them all. One jolly nite, Nov. 26, at Royal hall. Prices, children under 15, only 15c: general ad mission, 25c: reserved seats, 35c. Dia gram of seats now open at Ash’s. SHELLEY, the Clothier Always the Cheapest. “A lowest priced merchandise —we do not —but it does mean that each Article is in itself a bargain— the very best your money will buy. To appreciate these facts you should come into our store and see the genuine Bargains we are offering in Winter Suits ... ( and Overcoats All the new colorings. All the new cuts. Special values in all wool suits at $12.00. SHELLEY, the Clothier “Always the Cheapest Our Car of York State Apples Are Now Here. They are A No. 1 in quality, packed in barrels, no bulk. We sell them by the barrel, bushel or peck. New 1908 Pack of FLAG BRAND CANNED GOODS Are Mow In. This line of Canned Goods represent the highest . t grade of Corn Succotash, Several varieties of Peas, Pumpkins, Beets, Tomatoes, Beans, etc. Ask for FLAG BRAND Canned Goods. W. H. Leedle & Co.’s ’rompt Delivery. Phone 93 Big Bargains To Make Room for holiday Goods Miscellaneous Lot of Books Books that sold from 20 to 50 cents, while they last only - - - 10 c Three Webster's Unabridged Dictionaries, $5.00 value. Each at $1.50 Odds and ends in books that ranged in price from sl*oo to s2*so, at less than cost. Octavo Ruled Note Paper, per lb. - -10 c Hardwood Toothpicks, 2 boxes for ■ 5c F. E. ASH. Candy, Cigars. LWAYS the CHEAPEST,” we use this phrase because it expresses our mode of doing business in a very few words. It doesn't mean that we sell the ( J. : I C k f rmM' THIS LABEL oTANDSFOK .VI YEARS; ==s=QF KNOWING KQW==-.j Edgerton, Wisconsin.