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—The Elgin price of butter is 27 cts. Miss Ada Johnson of Stoughton was an over Sunday guest of Miss Mary Watson. —T. A. Perry has a large space ad vertising a June special sale, Saturday, June 18th. Fred Biesman and Rudolph Happ attended the sangerfest at Watertown last Sunday. —The Pigeforening will meet in the church basement next Thursday even ing, June 23. —J. K. White and wife of Beloit visited among old friends here a few days this week. —Delos Nicholson, teacher of art in the Washington university, is home for his summer vacation. —Chillis Boutelle is home from Elroy where he received his diploma from the high school last week. —Frank McGiffin was down from Richland Center for a short stay with friends the first of the week. —The ladies society will meet with Mrs. Linnevold in the church parlors Wednesday afternoon, June 22nd. —Henry Bunker and wife were called to Oshkosh last week to attend the funeral of an aunt of Mr. Bunker. —Editor Hibbard of Stoughton and his daughter, Mrs. Wilson of Colorado, were callers in Edgerton Tuesday even ing. —A. W. Bentley and wife moved up to their cottage on Lake Koshkonong Monday, where they will pass the sum mer. —John Evans and Herman Collins were down from Stoughton Tuesday to attend the funeral of Mrs. Alfred Col lins. —The carpenter work on James Og den’s new residence will be commenced next week. Henry Bunker will be in charge. —Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Lowe of Omaha, Neb., are paying a visit to rel atives here, Mrs. John Mawhinney and Freeman Lyons. —Mrs. Nellie Morey, teacher in the. schools of Fond du Lac, is here to spend her vacation with her - sister, Mrs. E. C. Hopkins. —Andrew Mclntosh and family, ac companied by Helen Coon, made an auto trip to Milwaukee Friday, return ing Saturday evening. A few days of good old summer weather, the first of the season, has been granted us during the week, and how vegetation did grow! Saturday afternoon the Edgerton Sluggers opened the baseball season with a game with the Fort Atkinson youngsters and won by a score of 22 to 10. —The opening band concert Saturday evening attracted the usual big crowd of country people, which is another in dication of how popular these diversions are. —County Supervisor of Assessment F. P. Starr was in Town Tuesday con sulting with Assessor Clarke regarding the work of assessing Edgerton prop erty. —Mrs. Andrew Jenson and son Ger hart left Friday for Decorah, lowa, to be present at the commencement exer cises of Luther college, where her son, Andrew Jr., graduates this week. —‘‘An early riser at our house this morning,” said Nels Nelson Monday. A nice, large baby boy was born at the Nelson home at 4 o’clock, Monday, June 13th. And the ice man is proud of his boy. —Andrew Hanson,' a laborer, com mitted suicide by hanging in an out building on a farm about four miles west of Deerfield, Saturday afternoon. He was about 35 years old and unmar ried. —Mrs. Henry Aikens and her daught er, Miss Nellie, of Pittsburg, arrived Monday evening to be present at the graduating exercises of the high school and to visit with relatives here for a season. Harry Son visited his cousin, Clar ence Short, at Eau Claire the latter part of the week, where the popular young pitcher is helping strive for the pennant of the Minnesota-Wisconsin league. Chas. Flagg and Harvey Vickers, who graduated from the Stout Manual Training School last week, reached home Sunday morning. The former has secured a position in the Bayfield schools the coming year and the latter at Columbus. —Adolph Jenson returned Sunday evening from a convention of bank em ployes, held at Chattanooga, Tenn., and reports a very pleasant trip. The delegates were entertained in the southern city and shown about the his torical spots of Lookout Mountain, Mis sionary Ridge and other places of in terest. —By special engagement ‘‘St. Elmo” will be presented at Royal hall, Wed nesday evening, June 22. “St. Elmo” was played here last winter and the management of Royal hall has been re quested so many times for a return en gagement by the theater-goers here that the same company is booked for this date. Tickets, 25, 35, 50 and 75 cents. Seats on sale next Monday. i -Mrs. A. E. Stewart returned Tues day evening from a several weeks’ visit at Huntington, Ind. 1 —Mrs: Izenberg and her sister, Miss Steele, of Hood River, Oregon, have i been visiting Miss Nellie Bentley here during the week. j —Mrs. Washington Potter, wife of one of the pioneer residents in Albion, died Wednesday morning. Funeral services will be held on Friday after noon. —ln compliance with the new ordi nance, the saloon keepers cleared their rooms of screens and shades Wednes day. —C. H. Babcock is in Milwaukee this week attending the meeting of the Grand Lodge F. & A. M. as representa tive of Fulton Lodge No. 69. —A baggage agent has been located at Lake Kegonsa for the season so that campers can now check their belong ings to the lake station instead of to Stoughton as heretofore. —Miss Anna Downey of Dunkirk was operated upon Wednesday at the Mercy hospital in Janesville for appendicitis. She has been in that city-for some time and graduated last week as a nurse. —Miss Winifred Coon has been in Chicago this week visiting her sister and attending the commencement ex ercises of the American Conservatory of Music where Miss Nellie Bentley graduated with honors. —A large attendance is desired at our next regular meeting, June 21st, as the report of the Twenty-seventh Annual Convention of the Woman’s Relief Corps will be given.—Lizzie Williams, Corps Pres. —The case of Wm. Schrub, charged with selling liquor to minors, came up in Justice North’s court on Tuesday. District Attorney Fisher was here to prosecute, but Ray Olson, the complain ing witness, was not to be found and the case was put over until July sth. —At a meeting of the directors of the Edgerton Wagon Cos. Friday even ing, the purchase of the necessary ma chinery was authorized and Mr. W. H. Wheeler of Beloit was engaged as con sulting engineer in the installment of the same. The building is getting so far along that the machinery will com mence to arrive shortly. —Mr. and Mrs. H. H. Dickinson, Mr. and Mrs. J. M. Conway, Mr. and Mrs. L. J. Dickinson, Mrs. Theo. Clarke, Mrs. J. S. Hutson were among Edgerton relatives who attended the wedding of Miss Harriet Hutson and Mr. L. B. Crocker of Mexico, at the home of the bride’s parents, Mr', and Mrs. F. C. Hutson in Madison at 2 p. m. Wednesday. —While the firemen were attending the funeral of L. K. Jessup on Thurs day afternoon, fire was discovered is suing from the hay mow over Thomp son’s livery and the alarm called them immediately to the scene. The fire was soon gotten under control and but little damage resulted, the loss being covered by insurance. The cause of the blaze is somewhat of a mystery. —The cut stone for the new front for the Tobacco Exchange bank has arriv ed and the work of erecting the same will commence at once. The improve ment in the bank block, which was be gun last fall, was carried so far into cold weather that replacing the front with ornamental cut stone was delayed until this year. When the proposed changes completed and tiled floors laid the bank will present a very handsome appearance. —Mrs. J. Q. Emery, wife of Dairy and Food Commissioner Emery, was removed from the general hospital at Madison Monday to her home in Albion. Mrs. Emery has been a patient at the hospital for almost ten months. She was taken there last September with a fractured hip, receiving the injury by falling over the footstool in a sleeping car while she and Mr. Emery were re turning from a trip to Salt Lake City. During her injury and convalescence Mrs. Emery has exhibited a remark able degree of patience and cheerful ness of spirit. Here is an item that is going the rounds of the papers: A farmer finds a one-dollar bill and appropriates it, by right of discovery, to himself. He goes to town and pays it to a newspaper man on what he owed him; the news paper man hands it over to a merchant to settle his account; the merchant pays his meat bill with it; and the butcher pays it back to the original finder to finish paying for a calf he had purchased. After which the farmer takes it to the bank and discovers it to be a counterfeit, and on the ensuing Sunday puts it into the missionary col lection. Query; Are all these debts canceled with the spurious one dollar? —All indications go to point that the engagement of “St. Elmo,” a dramati zation of the famous no\el of that name, in this city will be an exceed ingly profitable one for the manage ment. This is only another proof of the great popularity of the book, and it would seem that every reader of same is desirous of seeing the play. That it will prove to their liking is evi denced by the fact that it has met with unanimous approval from both press and public. The George Amusement Cos. has given the play a fine produc tion and a capable company. At Royal hall, Wednesday evening, June 22nd. Seats on sale Monday. Commencement Exercises Progressing. The large class graduating from the public schools and the exercises inci dent to the closing of another school year, have been subjects of keen inter est to Edgerton people this week. Unusually attractive have been both the class day and class play exercises given at Royal hall Tuesday and Wed nesday evenings, both given to over flowing houses. Among the features were five well timed orations, an orig inal piano solo by Miss Luella Post and a finely rendered violin solo by Lu cile Culton. The class history was given in rather a unique manner with Allan Earle acting as toastmaster. The class was arranged about a banquet board ten years after graduation and gave their experiences with life’s battle. For the class play a double bill was presented Wednesday evening that en tertained and amused a large assembly. The leading parts were so well taken it is unnecessary to make comparisons. The graduating exercises take place Thursday evening after this paper is sent to press. A commencement ad dress is to be given by Dr. Jenkins Lloyd Jones, the gifted divine of Chi cago, and diplomas awarded the follow ing class: A. Josephine Burns Herschel North Hazel M? Conn Jennie G. Oberg Lucile Culton Charles Parks Clare D. Devine Roger T. Perry M. Grace Devine Daniel M Pierce Alan T. Earle Luella A. Post Lamont E. Girard John Scofield Saidee L. Hall Melveu L. Shaw Etta Hubbell Gertrude A. Tallard Henry S. Morrissey Ethelwyn R. Walker Mae J. N.chols Archie I. Wentworth The baccalaureate sermon before the graduates of the Edgerton high school was preached at the M. E. church Sun day evening by Rev. R. W. Roberts, who gave a very thoughtful address, fitting the time and place. After the sermon the class and faculty were en tertained at the home of D. W. North where refreshments were served. The junior banquet given the senior class and teachers took place in the Congregational church parlors Friday evening and proved one of the enjoy able events of commencement week. The banquet room was very tastily dec orated and an appetizing menu was provided and served by the sophomore girls. Prof. Roethe acted as toast master of the occasion, introducing the speakers selected from the different classes. Altogether the affair was a most pleasurable event. Miss Lucile Culton entertained the graduating class and faculty Thursday evening at a 6:30 dinner, which was served in five courses. The dining room was beautifully decorated in the class colors with pink and white sweet peas. Toasts were given by Mrs. Roethe, Miss Bennett, Mr. Gile, Hazel Conn, Herschel North, Lamont Girard acting as toastmaster. After a few games had been played the class repaired to the dance hall where they spent the remainder of the evening in dancing. The Alumni banquet will be held in the Congregational church basement on Friday evening of this week, served by Mrs. Gertrude McCarthy. One License Revoked—Nine Escape. It took six lawyers just about five minutes Tuesday evening to settle a matter that has probably caused more bitter controversy than anything that has happened in Edgerton in some years. It was the date fixed for the hearing before the common council of the charges preferred against the ten saloon keepers, based upon the evidence by one Vede, of selling liquor to a min or of which mention was made in last week’s paper. The members of the council were all present, so was an array of legal talent, the witnesses, as well as an interested crowd of specta tors who filled the council chamber to suffocation. But the proceedings can be told in a few words. The charge against J. M. Horst was first taken up and by an unanimous vote of the coun cil his license was revoked. Then Attorney Baker of Madison, represent ing the complainants arose and said that in view of an agreement, which he proceeded to read, signed by all the saloon keepers promising to be good, (see council proceedings) he desired to withdraw the charges against the other saloon keepers. Thus poor Horst was made the goat and the other saloon keepers went free. His conviction on a previous like charge left no other course open to the council but to revoke his license. No defense was made. Just what influences led up to the withdrawal of the charges does not ap pear on the surface. It is well known that members of the council felt that precipitating the matter at this time was a reflection upon their good inten tion just when the new administration had begun a vigorous effort to enforce strict saloon regulation and were mak ing good progress in the reform. It is generally believed too, that public sen timent was quite strongly against the pressing of charges secured by men hired to trick the saloons into violation of law. And this may possibly be the reason why Attorney Baker did not want it to appear that the Anti-Saloon leogue countenanced such methods. The signed agreement of the saloon keepers contains .no more stringent promises than they agree to every year when license is granted them, but the scare which they have had will probably tend to make them live up to the law closer in the future. Now let us have peace. Tobacco Notes Even Simonson, a tovm of Pleasant Springs farmer, had out ten acres of his tobacco crop on June 11th, plenty early for this latitude. Chas. E. Rockel, St. Louis leaf deal er, was in this market for a few days this week. He leaves Friday in com pany with Wm. Mclntosh on a fishing trip on the lakes in northern Wisconsin. Chris. Hoen, local manager of the Edgerton branch of the American Ci gar Cc., accompanied by John Holtan, who holds a similar position at Stough ton, left Sunday morning to visit the headquarters of the big corporation and enjoy an outing in the meantime. They will be absent a week or ten days. H. S. McGiffin, who has recently been made manager of the Madison branch of the American Cigar Cos., and Mr. Shaw, who is to have charge of the Brodhead branch, have been called to New York this week for a confer ence 3t the general office. Mr. Max Bamberger, the pioneer Philadelphia leaf dealer, was a guest at the home of T. B. Earle on Monday. Mr. Bambeager is not in the best of health and was on his return from Rochester, Minn., to consult the Mayo Brothers, who assured him that a sur gical operation was unnecessary. Mr. Bamberger sails for Europe next week and will pass the summer at a rest re sort in' Germany. Twenty-five Years Ago. A tramp engaged tc work for J. E. Wentworth came np missing one morn ing, as well as a watch belonging to his son Ward. Samuel Clark and Louise J. Dickin son were united in marriage by Rev. J. Hardcastle, at the bride’s home on Al bion Prairie, June 10th. A boat containing a fishing party capsized on Lake Koshkonong Friday afternoon, resulting in the loss of a life and suffering of the survivors. As John T. Toynton, Miss Stella Taylor and Mrs. S. J. Humphrey were crossing the lake a squall overturned the boat, throwing the occupants into the lake in a heavy sea. When they came to the surface Toynton had the ladies place their hands upon his shoulders while he swam for the boat, but another swell drove them all beneath the waves and loosened Mrs. Humphrey’s hold upon him and she sank. The other two clung to the boat while the wind car ried them across the lake where they reached shore exhausted after being in the water ten and a half hours. The body of Mrs. Humphrey was recovered near Busseyville on the Wednesday fol lowing. Friday, June 19, 1885. Methodist Church Notes. Prayer meeting Thursday evening at 7:30. Ladies’ Aid meets at 2:30 Wednesday afternoon. Services at 10:30 Sunday morning. Pastor Maclnnis will take for his sub ject, “The Moral Responsibility of God to Man.” In the evening at 7:30 the subject will be, “Jealousy in Two As pects.” Common Council Proceedings. Edgerton, Wis., June 14, 1910. Adjourned meeting of the common council, Mayor Conway presiding. Al dermen responding to roll call were: Carrier, Vickers, Hargraves, Birken meyer, Skinner, Dallman. In the matter of the complaint against J. M. Horst for the violation of his saloon license, and asking for the revo cation, no answer was made. The mayor ordered roll call on the revocation of the Horst license with the following result: Ayes—Carrier, Vickers, Hargraves, Birkenmeyer, Skinner, Dallman. Attorney Baker, representing the complainants against Andrew Erickson, Wm. Strieker, Court Strieker, Ferd Kepp, Wm. Barrett, D. Brown, Thos. Rossebo, Wm. Schrub, George Lynts, Herman Bublitz, Ole Sernson, licensed saloonkeepers of the city of Edgerton, stated that in consideration of an agree ment being signed by the saloonkeep ers, the complaints would be withdrawn. The agreement was signed and is as follows: We, the undersigned, licensed keep ers of saloons and retail liquor dealers in the city of Edgerton, in considera tion of the temporary withdrawal of the complaints against them for the revocation of their licenses, do hereby severally agree to comply strictly with all laws of the state of Wisconsin and all ordinances of the city of Edgerton relating to the sale of liquor. We specifically agree to refrain from selling liquor to minors, and to comply with every detail of the late ordinance asking for the removal of all screens, blinds and shades from our saloon win dows and doors, and to comply other wise in every detail with said ordinance. We agree that this promise shall be published in the newspapers of this city, as evidence of our good faith in this promise. Signed: W. C. Stricker, D. D. Brown, G. E. Lynts, August Stricker, Herman Bublitz, T. Rossbbo, Ole Sernson, Ferd Kepp, Wm. Schrub. Andrew Erickson, Wm. Barrett. Aid. Birkenmeyer moved that the complainants be granted permission to withdraw complaints. Motion seconded. Roll call: Ayes Carrier, Vickers, Hargraves, Birkenmeyer, Skinner, Dallman. On motion the council adjourned. H. B. Knapp, City Clerk. Band Concert Program. Saturday evening, June 18. 1. Thunder Cloud March. - Broken Idol—Selection. 3. Pony Boy March. 4 Spanish Wedding Serenade. 5. La Belle France—Overture. 6. Daisies Wont Tell—lntroducing quartette of cornets, Messrs. Stricker, Litney. Coon and Young. 7. Kisses —Intermezzo. 8. Indian War Dance. 9. Cotton Babe—Rag. Shelley, Anderson & Farman If We :/ r R Promised you the earth in our advertising and then only delivered you the moon, our advertising wouldn’t pay us or you either. But when we say in our advertis ing that we sell the best :: :: :: :: Men’s and Boys’ Shoes Sold in Edgerton, and then delivered you such Shoes —then our adver tising is doing good to us and to you. That’s what we’re doing here; that’s why our Shoe business is increasing all the time. If you’re particularly hard on Shoes, try a pair of our TILT Velour Calf Shoes at $4.00 a pair. For comfort, you car/t equal the SELZ Vici Kid Shoes at $3.00 and $3.50. Then for the young fellows we have BOSTON IANS. High arch, military heel in 3-eyelet pumps or regular cut Shoes at $4.00. We’re showing some big values in Oxfords and High Shoes at $3.00 a pair. Your Straw Hat's Here Better come in and see how it looks on you. Shelley, Anderson & Farman “ALWAYS THE CHEAPEST.” Extra Special? Wishing to Reduce Our Very Large Stock of Canned Goods We offer them for a few days at following prices: 27c Peaches 22c 25c Peaches 20c 22c Peaches ... 18c 20c Peaches 15c 30c Apricots 25c 25c Apricots 20c 23c Apricots 18c 18c Apricots 15c 30c Pears 25c 25c Pears 20c 15c Pears 12c 25c Grapes 20c W. H. LEEDLE & CO., Prompt Delivery. Phone 93 June Is The Month of Graduates Have you chosen your gifts? Let me make a few SUGGESTIONS: BOOKS Gift books in dainty bindings. Poems in cloth and padded leather. Story books at 30 cents to $1.25 each. PICTURES—Pretty subjects in appropriate frames. STATIONERY—Bargains in fancy boxes. PENNANTS —Edgerton, Wisconsin, Chicago, Minnesota, etc. FOUNTAIN PENS —For the boys or girls at $1.50 to $5.00. Brushes, Mirrors, Perfumes, Candy. Come and See For Yourself. Agent for Oakland Pianos. FRANK ASH 25c Plums 20c 18c Plums 15c 10c Plums 8c 13c Blueberries 10c 40c Blueberries 33c 10c Corn, 3 for 25c 10c Peas, 3 for , 25c 10c Tomatoes, 3 for 25c 10c Corn Flake, 3 for 25c 10c Rice Flake, 3 for 25c 10c Oil Sardines, 3 for 25c Edgerton, Wisconsin.