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AjSr BLmM£9MP JW — ~a^LOOD *fPr*p 1 „;** fc-A’- • • . • • H. D. Stappenbeck, Edgerton, Wis. Wisconsin Tobacco Reporter Edgerton, - Wisconsin. FRIDAY, AUGUST 18. 1911. CORRESPONDENCE Albion Mrs. J. H. Palmiter is numbered with the sick. Rev. Burdick is visiting at the home of his aunt, Mrs. G. L. Walters. Wm. Maxson and family of Beloit have been visiting at John Spence’s. Mrs. Dora Lawton is spending the week with Mrs. D. B. Coon at Milton. Vera Saunders of Edgerton, visited at Mrs. O. L. Coon’s Thursday and Friday. Roy Coon and wife of Wheeler Prai rie spent Tuesday night at his father’s, home. % Mrs. Mary McCubbin and son of Mil ton Junction attended church Sabbath morning. Mr. and Mrs. Henry Hipp and Ruby McCarty spent the last of the week at Lake Geneva. Mrs. Maria Coon of Edgerton spent several days with D. L. Babcock’s fam ily last week. Mrs. S. H. Babcock visited her son, L. A. Babcock, at Milton from Friday until Monday. Albert Palmiter’s visit to lowa was postponed on account of the serious ill ness of his wife. Elizabeth and Dorothy Head are spending several days at Rev. F. D. Jackson’s at Milton. 0. L. Coon entertained his nephew, D. L. Coon and son Perle of Mankato, Minn., from Friday until Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. A. D. Frink and Mr. and Mrs. Amos Crandall of Milton Junction visited with G. L. Walters the past week. Jennie Collins and two children and Mrs. Ada Crandall and daughter of Walworth spent from Friday until Monday with relatives. Mrs. Stout returned from Madison Wednesday, where she has been caring | for her daughter-in-law, Mrs. A. B. j Stout, who has been sick. Sidney Green received quite a serious j cut on the forehead while at the fac- | tory Monday morning. He is doing j well under tha care of Dr. Howell. Mrs. Horace Stillman returned from | New Hampshire Friday night, where she has been visiting her daughter, Mrs. Henry Crockett for some time. Mrs. Dayton Hibbard and baby of Walworth have been visiting at the home of her father, E. C. Main. Mr. Hibbard came for the week end, his family returning with him. Fulton E. L. Dwyer left Sunday for New i York. Lawrence Evans spent Sunday at his home in Janesville. Harry Learn had two pigs killed by lightning Monday night. Miss Helen Osborne and Miss Sears have been guests of relatives and friends the past week. Miss Ida Murwin returned home Sunday night from a week’s visit with friends in Rockford and Janesville. Mr. and Mrs. C. L. Jessup returned home Tuesday after spending the past five months in Montana and Washing ton. Rev. Coggins has been enjoying two weeks of vacation. There will be no services in the Fulton church Sunday, Aug. 20th. Mr. and Mrs. Claude Monell of Chi cago, who were guests at the. home of Mr. and Mrs. George Murwin, have re turned home. On account of the rain the ice cream social, which was to have been held last Thursday evening, has been indefi nitely postdoned. The Misses Eveline, Luella and Leona Post entertained a great many of their friends by giving a musicale last Friday evening at their home. Those present were delighted with the program and wish to thank the Misses Post for rendering such beautiful music. Cement Blocks. Theo. Johnson is now prepared to furnish cement building blocks, porch piers and coursing blocks in quantities to suit purchasers. Phone No. 289 black. 36t3 Comity Cine. Mr. B. Hardwick is able to sit up at present writing. Laura Tarberg visited relatives in Stoughton last week. Theodore Stair was an over Sunday visitor with his parents at Evansville. Mr. and Mrs. Nels Hansen enter tained company from Union on Sunday. Miss Lillian Viney is spending the week with her friend, Edna Neuman, at Evansville. Mr. and Mrs. Herman Erickson and son Theodore were week end visitors at Cambridge. Mrs. P. Gill and son of Sioux Falls, lowa, are guests at the home of her aunt, Mrs. Ed Ford. Mesdames P. Gill and Judd McCar thy did shopping in Chicago the early part of the week. A bounteous rain visited this section the latter part of the week and was greatly welcomed by all. Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Lawrence and son Irwin and baby Doris called on old neighbors Thursday afternoon. Will Murphy is having lumber and cement drawn from Stoughton to his farm here where he will erect a large modern barn. Will has just returned from Montana and will remain for a time to superintend the work. John Lienau of Minneapolis visited from Thursday until Saturday with Lester Viney and called on old neigh bors. John was raised in this vicinity but eight years ago went with his par ents to Minneapolis where he now holds a position as engineer on the railroad. Mr. and Mrs. John Sweeney and daughters, Margaret and Kathleen, were in Edgerton on Friday to attend mass which was celebrated by his nephew, Father Clement Sweeney of Sanborn, lowa, who is on his return from Switzerland where he has spent the past few years. Milton Junction After an illness lasting through sev eral weeks and including three strokes of paralysis, Mrs. A. A. Freeborn, a pioneer resident of the town of Milton, died at the home of her son Oscar Wed nesday night. F. L. Mabson of Fort Atkinson has purchased the Geo. H. Butts farm of 100 acres west of town for a considera tion of $16,000. This price of $l6O per acre sets the pace for farm lands in this section. The deal was negotiated by G. B. Keith. The Northwestern road has opened the gravel pit just north of Janesville and is running several gravel trains a day through here. The gravel is being used on the new Milwaukee-Sparta ex tension. The old plank platforn at the North western depot is being replaced with cinders and crushed rock. Agent Wood ward tried hard to get them to make it brick or concrete, but the spirit of economy is too strong. The funeral of Nathaniel M. Rose was held at his late residence Sunday August 6, Mr. Rose having passed away on the Friday preceding, after months of failing health. Mr. Rose was born in Alfred, N. Y., October 3, 1831, one of the nine children of Peter and Abi gail Whittikar Rose. The only survivor now is Mrs. Mary Richart of Elkhart, Ind. He was 14 when his father mov ed to this section. He was married to Nancy Greene, July 7, 1858. Their eld est child was a foster daughter, Alice, now Mrs. Thomas Rogers of Madison. The only son, Marion, has been his father’s mainstay upon the home place. His twin sister, Mary, better known as Kittie, the wife of Elmer Vincent, passed away a few 7 years ago. The daughters Jennie and Kittie died in early womanhood. The loss of these beloved daughters has been a deep and abiding grief to the father and mother. Maude, the remaining daughter, to gether with Mrs. Rogers, have assisted in the care of the failing father, es pecially since the faithful wife of over fifty years has been prostrated herself by sickness. There are seven grand children. How’s This. We offer One Hundred Dollars Re ward for any case of Catarrh that cannot be cured by Hall’s Catarrh Cure. F. J. Cheney & Cos., Toledo, O. We the undersigned, have known F. J. Cheney for the last 15 years and believe him perfectly honorable in all business transactions and financially able to carry out any obligation made by their firm. Walding. Kinnan & Marvin, Wholesale Druggists. Toledo, O. Hall’s Catarrh Cure is taken internally acting directly upon the blood and mu cous surfaces of the system. Testimon ials sent free. Price 75c per bottle. Sold by all druggists. Take Hall’s Family Pills for constipation Purifies the Blood, Vitalizes the System, Aids Digestion, Rheumatism, Kidney and Stomach Troubles. Satisfaction Guaranteed. Price 50c and $1 per bottle. Sold and guaranteed by Cambridge Miss Susan Hammerquist of Edger ton spent the week end with her sister, Mrs. Fred Burleson. Mr. H. H. Hendrickson of Chicago is visiting relatives about Cambridge. Mr. Hendrickson is blind and is on the lec ture platform a portion of the year with a lecture entitled ‘‘Success With out Sight.” Mr. Robe Dow and son Robe Jr. of Stoughton autoed to Cambridge Mon day. By mere chance they were spared a serious personal injury when the steering rod of their machine broke and the auto ran off the road at a high rate of speed, breaking the front wheels. The second annual Harvest Festival has passed into history and proved more successful than the one of last year. The weather was ideal and hundreds of people gathered from all directions to enjoy the festivities. The prairie schooner drawn by a sleek pair of oxen from the Jefferson County Farm was the leading attraction and splendidly gotten up by Messrs. Wm. Cargen and Wm. Rutherford. It was truly a his torical pageant and many who wit nessed it never realized before what transportation facilities of early days were. Followed as it was by the mod ern automobile, it gave a striking con trast of the most wonderful progress since our pioneer days. Stoughton The carpenter who fell off the roof of the Griff Jehu new house Wednes day is suffering severely at the hos pital from the broken face. It is a wonder to most people that the man was not killed outright. A company of friends, members of the Congregational church at Edgerton, were at Lake Kegonsa Tuesday and perpetrated a ‘‘surprise” on Rev. L. A. Parr in honor of his birthday. An enjoyable day was spent. Miss Anna B. Nelson has resigned her position in Edgerton where she has been employed as saleslady at T. A. Perry’s drygoods store the past twelve years, and on Monday of this week en tered upon a similar position in a dry goods store in Elgin, Illinois. Brict Dyreson, adjustor for the Cot tage Grove Mutual Insurance Cos., was in Pleasant Springs Saturday afternoon considering the loss of five pigs, killed by lightning, belonging to Erick Garn. They were probably struck by the bolt that was seen about 2 a. m. Friday and all were lying along in a row. John Soffa, barber, and state treas ury agent, was Thursday afternoon ar rested on the charge of selling liquor without a license, the complaint being made by President Herman Gullickson of the Anti-Saloon League. Upon be ing arraigned before Justice Gilbert, Soffa entered a plea of not guilty, and the case was continued uutil next Thursday, Aug. 17th. Deerfield Martin Jargo went to Vernon county Monday to look over the growing to bacco crop in the interest of the Pink erton Tobacco Cos. of Watertown. One of the prettiest weddings that has taken place in this village occurred when the marriage of Merlyn Homer Draper to Marguerite Fargo was sol emnized in the presence of a host of relatives and friends at the home of the bride’s parents, Mr. and Mrs. H. B. Fargo, on Tueday evening, August 8, 1911. Mrs. Hans Ruud had her collar bone broken in a runaway in front of J. H. Fadness’ home in Christiana. The Ladies society were meeting at the place and Mr. Rudd and family went there to attend the meeting. Mr. Ruud had got out of the buggy.and had taken out the eldest child. He was in the act of helping Mrs. Ruud and the baby out when the horse became frightened by an auto and tore away. Mrs. Ruud threw the baby and then jumped and was injured besides getting a severe shock. Picnic and Demonstration for Rock County Farmers. Last spring samples of seed corn were obtained from many farmers in Rock county. These samples were tak en to the County Asylum farm at Janesville and were planted to show the value of storing and curing seed corn in different ways. Every farmer of the county is invited to attend the picnic and demonstration meeting at the Asylum farm at Janesville, Satur day, September 9., At this meeting the fields will be examined and Prof. C. P Norgord of the Agronomy De partment of the College of Agriculture at Madison will lecture on various top ics and will illustrate his talks by the crops in the fields. Alfalfa is being grown with success and some fields are being tried without inoculation and applying lime before seeding. Other fields are grown with a nurse crop, and some without. Sev eral different varieties of alfalfa are being tried. The pure bred grains and forage crops will be shown at the dem onstration meeting and arrangements can be made for securing pure bred •seeds from the College of Agriculture through the superintendent of the Asy lum farm. The program will begin at 10 a. m. and will be finished about 4p. m. The lectures will be given in the following order: 1. Corn Culture, germination and stand. Same shown by farmers’ corn test grown from seed secured from farmers of this county. 2. Corn Breeding. Practical meth ods shown in operation on the farm. 3. Lunch basket picnic. Visitors bring baskets. 4. The Care and Culture of Cereals. Seed fields of Wisconsin pure bred grains shown. 5. Alfalfa Culture. Varieties best adapted to this section. Soil treat ments, inoculation, lime, phosphate and potash. With and without inoculation. 6. Weeds and Weed Eradication. 7. Crop Rotation and Soil Manage ment. Auto For Sale. A used five-passenger touring car, in good running condition, having a de tachable tonneau, and easily converted into a milk or market wagon—just the thing for farmer’s use—can be bought for a very moderate price. For partic ulars call on Fred Carrier, 34tf Edgerton, Wis. For Sale. A good 320 acre farm within 2 miles of Beloit, Wis. All well fenced, with good house, barns, sheds, windmill, etc. One of the best farms in this lo cality. Reasons for selling, failing health of wife. Price $85.00 per acre, on long time by making small cash payment. Enquire of J. A. & H. J. Love, 36t3 Beloit, Wis. Whitewater Normal School FALL TERM OPENS Monday, September 4th. Numerour courses offered to all classes of students —High School Graduates, Eighth Grade Gradu ates, Holders of Teachers’ County Certificates, Prospective Teachers of Country Schools. Two years of a College Course for Prospective College or University Students. A Strong Faculty, a Complete Equipment, Beautiful Surround ings, New Training School, Beau tiful Library. Tuition Free in all Professional Courses; Catalogues sent on ap plication. Correspondence cor dially invited. G. C. SCHUTTS, 38-2 Acting President. Have Good Nerves Your nerves are the life giving forces of your body, for it is your nerves that carry the telegraphic mes sages of action. Better have them in good shape so that they will carry a clear direct message. Try our Tona Vita Large 24 oz. bottle $1.25. Stappenbeck’s Pharmacy. Albion Academy. Albion, Wis. A Co-educational school founded in 1854. Three substantial, steam heated halls surrounded by a beautiful and spacious campus. A school where religious instruction is considered a vital factor in the development of character. We aim to meet the highest re quirements, and insist on thorough preparation and reg ular class attendance. COURSES OF STUDY: Science Course, four years. Lauguage Course, four years. A Preparatory Year, in which great stress is put on the three “Rs.” An expert instructor in Commercial Branches, Mus ic, Sewing, etc. FALL TERM OPENS September 19th Will you let us mail you a Catalogue. ADDRESS Theo. Ringoen, Principal, Albion, Wisconsin. Want a Wedding Ring? You can get the best in weight and workmanship here for little money and any other rings at a considerable reduction. We have a large assortment of very fine Jewelry and precious stones and will be glad to have you call and inspect them at your leisure. There will be no pressure to buy unless the goods tempt you to do so A. E. STEWART, and Paint Really Costs Nothing JT[ Good paint will save more dollars than you pay for it. Don’t buy cheap paint. When paint is “cheap in price you must take chances. Buy strictly pure linseed oil and a pure paint and you’re not taking any chances regarding Durability, Covering Capacity, Gloss or Permanency. Lucas Tinted Gloss Paint will save more dollars for you than any other paint we know of. Sold only by L. N. POMEROY & CO. Telephone 257. EDGERTON, WIS. • REINFORCED Reinforced Concrete Addition tot Lewis Knitting Cos., Janesville, Wis. STRUCTURES. FEDERAL ENGINEERING COMPANY 218 Stephenson Blug. (Formerly Hir.schberg-Williams Washburn Cos.) Civil and Architectural Engineers Milwaukee, YV is. A.. P. Nicholson F. C. Meyers, D.D.S. DENTIST 5, Office over Perry’s Dry Goods Store. Telephone Nos. j- jjSidence 78 Edgerton - Wisconsin DR. J. L. HOLTON, DENTIST. Offioe in the Ladd and Holton Block. EDGERTON, WISCONSIN. A. C. HAUGE Florida Fruit and Farm Lands Have a few good bargains in improved farms near Ocala. Also some choice farms near Titusville, famous for its grape fruit. Some good investment propositions on from 3,000 to 50,000 acre tracts. Suite 312 Merrill Bldg MilwailitPP Wfc 211 Grand Avenue miinailßCG, PETERS BROS., DEALERS IN Fresh and Salted Meats, Fish, Game and Poultry. Butchering Done for Farmers at tne following rates: Beeves, per head -50 c Swine, per head -50 c Sheep, per head - - 10© Calves per head -10 c ms CORYDON G. DWIHHT, M. D Practice Limited to the Eye, Ear, Nose and Throat. Glasses Fitted. Office Hoars J9t012 a. m.; 2to 6 p. m. e oars And by appointment.. Excellent hospital accommodations for pa tients needing operation. Pioneer Block Madison, Wis. Insurance Why run the risk of loss of prop erty by fire when a few dollars will insure you against total cash loss by having a policy in a good insurance company. We are representing some of the best companies doing business in the United States. Big Risks OR Small Ones We are prepared to handle in surance of any amount you want. Do not place your insur ance without seeing E. M. LADD INSURANCE AGENCY EDGERTON, WIS.