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—“Faust” at Royal hall, Aug. 23rd. —The Elgin price of butter remains at 25 cents. —John Martin of Evanston, 111., is a .guest at the home of H. T. Sweeney. Miss Delia Burns of Milwaukee is visiting relatives here for the week. —George Haylock is home from Mon tana for a brief stay with his parents. —Miss Cora Condon has been engag ed as saleslady at Ratzlaff Bros, store. —Rev. Schoenfeld and family visited at Beloit and Delavan the first of the week. —Wm. Clark and family are down from Viroqua for a week’s stay with relatives. —J. W. Dawson and wife and Louis Rossebo and wife passed Sunday in Brodbead. —John O’Connor is down from Wau paca for a visit to old time friends in this vicinity. —George Rea is entertaining his brother William of Mount Vernon for a few days. —-Misses Violet Trevorrah and Eva Johnson passed Sunday with Stoughton friends. —Miss Esther Mclntyre has been the guest of Mrs. Wurstad in Janesville a part of the week. —Herman Lipke and family moved to their recently purchased home on High street Monday, —Miss Josephine Tallard departed Monday for a four weeks’ visit with relatives at Joliet, 111. Mrs. R. B. Wentworth of Gran ton, Wis., is paying a visit to her parents, W. H. Morrissey and wife. —Mrs. Otto Griep and August Griep •have been passing a portion of the week with relatives in Milton. —Ed Quigley and wife of Lawler, lowa, are passing a few weeks with Edgerton relatives. —R. B. Waite and wife of Milwau kee were guests of Theo. A. Clarke and wife over Sunday. —The dates for the Walworth Cos. fair are September 17, 18, 19 and 20. It is the 63rd year of this fair. —Theo. A. Clarke and wife are en tertaining R. B. Waite and wife of Milwaukee during the week. —Dr. Jos. Johnson and wife enter tained his parents, Lewis Johnson and wife of Stoughton, on Monday. —Mrs. Harry Monteith is up from Monroe for a week’s visit with her parents, William Wille and wife. Mrs. M. Burnham was down from Madison for a few days’ visit with friends the latter part of the week. —Miss Catherine Mooney of Willow Dale, who has been a guest of Miss Marie Pollard, returned home Saturday. Miss Ona Warren returned Satur day from a two month’s vacation pass ed at Ableman, the home of her mother. —Mrs. Emma Van Patten and daugh ter of Evansville were guests of Mrs. G. W. Haylock the latter part of the week. —Miss Theresa Durnin of Chicago is a guest of her aunt, Mrs. Mary Har rington. She will remain about two weeks. —Sam Wileman left Tuesday for Stan ford, Montana, where he will remain about four weeks looking after his farm. —The editor of The Reporter at tended the meeting of the Wisconsin Press association held in Milwaukee Monday and Tuesday. —Miss Lydia Tolf is up from Chi cago to pass the week with Miss Ruth Watson. Miss Tolfe is a trained nurse from Ravenswood hospital. —Mrs. Maria Leedle, who has been a guest of her son, W. H. Leedle, for the past five weeks, returned to her home in Evansville Saturday. —R. J. Maltpress received notice the first of the week of his appointment as first assistant superintendent of gates at the State fair in Milwaukee. —E. L. Roethe and family and Theo. A. Clarke and family have been occu pying cottages on the Rock owned by L. H. Towne and A. H. Clarke. —E. J. Reynolds, wife and son and Mathew Lynch and daughter autoed down from Madison Sunday and were guests at the home of J. J. Leary and wife. —Albert Lipke and family of Roundup, Montana, came Saturday for a four weeks’ visit with relatives here. Mr. Lipke has 160 acres of western land now. —John Mawhinnev and wife depart ed Monday for the Pacific coast. They will be absent about two months and during that time will visit many points of interest in the west. —Miss Louise Jenson is taking a va cation from her duties in the office of the Edgerton Cigar Company and will pass a couple of weeks at Kegonsa with a party of friends. —Clarence Puerner and Henry Fisher were over from Jefferson Monday with an auto load of advertising matter for the Jefferson County fair to be held at Jefferson, Sept. 3,4, 5 and 6. Edger ton people will be pleased to know the dates of the best county fair in the state. —A string of black beads awaits an owner at this office. —Miss Lorene Billings of Cobb is a guest of Miss Helen Coon. Miss Lona E. Slack of Viroqua is a guest of Miss Leo Thompson. —George Ogden was visiting rela tives in Milwaukee Monday and Tues day. —W. H. Leedle departed Tuesday for Canada where he will remain for sev eral weeks. —Miss Olga Hanson and Herman Handtke are taking a vacation from their duties in the Department store. —Arthur Puerner, wife and daughter of Redfield, S. D., are paying a week’s visit to his parents, L. Puerner and wife. —Mr. Frank Hinkley and daughter Anna and granddaughter, Miss Eliza beth McMillan, of Milwaukee, are the guests of Walter Mabbett and wife. —Alf. Anderson’s family have re turned from a two weeks’ outing at Lake Kegonsa. Mrs. Geo. Gullickson of Lodi is a guest of the family this week. —Lowell Whittet, Russell Conn an the Misses Hazel Conn, Agnes Peacock, Madge Willson and Josephine Burns are occupying the Sherman cottage on the Rock for a week. —Mrs. Mattie Haylock, who for some time has been suffering with tubercu losis, was taken Sunday by auto to the state sanitarium at Wales for treat ment. —C. E. Sweeney left Sunday after noon by auto on an extended trip in the west. Last night his son Charlie and Fred Phifer left by train for the west and intend to join Mr. Sweeney in South Dakota on the trip. —Jonathan Marsden, Chris Olson, E. M. Ladd, R. C. Spike and Thos. Pierce closed a deal Friday whereby they be came owners of 920 acres of Taylor county land. The purchase was made from the Brittingham & Hixon Lumber Cos. and the land lies near Westboro. —A family gathering was held at the home of Dr. and Mrs. McChesney Sat urday afternoon and evening at which were present W. H. Cox, wife and daughter, Grant Chamberlain, wife and two daughters, Miss Delia McChesney of Troy, N. Y., Miss Flora Carrier of Chicago. —A fair sized company of neighbors and friends of Clarence Bowen and wife tendered them a surprise Saturday ev ening when they drove to the Bowen farm home northeast of the city. The gathering was to celebrate Mr. Bow en’s 32nd birthday. The evening hours were passed in dancing and luncheon supplied by the guests was served. —Wm. Hutson, after a stay here for the past three weeks, and who since the death of his wife has made his home with Mr. and Mrs. Hubert Gove in Beloit, has departed for Joliet, 111., to join the family there, Mr. Gove hav ing accepted a position as bookkeeper with a manufacturing firm there. —Fred R. Green, who for some time has been assisting T. B. Houfe on the farm, on Monday assumed his former old position in the City laundry. Mr. Green and family occupy rooms on the second floor of the building. Irwin Davis, who for several years has filled a position at the laundry, has moved with his family to Fond du Lac, having accepted a position in a bakery at that place. —While visiting at the home of her sister, Mrs. L. W. Hutson, at Oregon, Mrs. J. S. Miller fell down a staiway with a seven months old babe in her arms and fractured both bones of the arm above the wrist. Fortunately the babe escaped uninjured. Mrs. Miller was brought by auto on Monday to the home of her parents here, W. T. Pom eroy and wife, and is doing as nicely as could be expected. —At the Hull cottage near the Ed gerton colony on the Rock, Scott Hatch and L. H. Towne averted a fire the latter part of the week. The cot tage was recently built and a bundle of rags used to oil the floors was thrown in a box. The Hull family discovered that something was burning in the cottage and gave an alarm. It took the two Edgerton boys only a minute or two to locate the fire and extinguish it. —Jesse Brabazon, a Delavan boy and the husband of Miss Grace Humphrey, well known here, is to become an av iator. He has enrolled in a Chicago aviation school and last week made his first flight with one of the school’s pilots. He went up 300 feet and re mained in the air half an hour. Mr. Brabazon experienced all the sensations of an aviator and in none of these ex periences did he feel # the slightest tinge of fear. At the height of 300 feet the operator shut off the motor and made a dip to the ground at a sharp angle. —W. G. Atwell has sold his drug store stock to Martin E. Titus of Wil ton, Wis., who is now in possession. Mr. Atwell will remain with Mr. Titus for a month or so and will then take a trip to the Pacific coast and visit rela tives in the west for a time. In the fall Mr. and Mrs. Atwell will return to Edgerton and make this city their home for the winter. Mr. Titus comes to Edgerton with the best of recom mendations as a business man and we bespeak for him a share of the busi ness in his line. —Charlie Bowen was in Beloit Mon day on business. Miss Beula Heddles of Madison is a guest of relatives. —Oscar Gilbertson of Beloit was up to attend the big picnic. —Miss Nellie Sarssfield of Chicago is a guest of Mrs. James Spike. —Miss Dagna Hoium of Fresno, Cal., is a guest of Miss Olga Hanson. —W. H. Gifford and wife passed the first of the week with Beloit friends. —Otto Olson of Sumner went to Chi cago Monday evening with a car load of sheep. —Mrs. John Williams and son Ray of Dyersville, lowa, are guests of rela tives here. —Mrs. Seaman of Mitchell, S. D., came Tuesday for a visit to the home of John Hyland. —Andrew Jenson, Jr. of Minneapo lis, is spending a week’s vacation with his parents. —Wm. Mclntosh and 0. J. Jenson were at Decatur, 111., a couple of days the first of the week. —The opening of Royal hall for the season will be August 23rd, at which time the great scenic and spectacular “Faust” will be presented. —Alexander Ely left Tuesday even ing for Aberdeen, S. D., where he will enter the employ of the C., M. & St. P. road as surveyor at that place. —Marvin Marsden and family started Wednesday morning by auto for Rio on a week’s visit to the home of his broth er, Dr. Arthur Marsden. —The birthday anniversary of James Peters was celebrated with a social dance in T. A. & B. hall Tuesday even ing, when about forty friends were present. —Mrs. C. E. Shannon and Miss Alice Mabbett departed Tuesday for the l ost Lake resort near Sayner, Wis., to re main during the hay fever season. They were joined at Portage by Mrs. Bolt ing. —Rev. J. Linnevold received a mes sage from Decorah, lowa, Monday evening, saying that his sister was not expected to live, and on Tuesday morn ing departed for there. It is not ex pected that Rev. Linnevold will return before next week and there will be no services at the Norwegian church next Sunday. —When his daughter Margaret came home from Clinton last Sunday, Mr. Joseph Croft w T as notified of her mar riage to Mr. Walter Gilbert last April. Mr. Gilbert is a young farmer and the couple will reside on his farm near Clinton. Friends and neighbors of the Croft family extend congratulations, though it be a little late. - Marvin Price, accompanied by his wife and children, arrived here Tues day evening from Connellsville, Penn., for a brief visit with relatives and old time friends. Mike was at one time counted with The Reporter force and he is still engaged in the printing busi ness, owing a large job office at Con nellsville and is doing a fine business. —William Mosher, son of Mrs. G. W. Price, died from apoplexy at Spar ta, Friday, August 2, 1912. The re mains were brought to Edgerton Sun day and funeral services were held from Tellefson’s undertaking rooms on Monday afternoon at 1:30 conducted by Rev. G. K. Maclnnis, interment w T as made in Fassett cemetery. Deceased was 27 years of age and at the time he was taken ill was working on a farm near Sparta. —At the dedication of the new pipe organ at the Norwegian church last Sunday, Prof. D. G. Ristad conducted the morning services in Norwegian, Rev. J. A. Stub of Stoughton in the afternoon in English and Rev. J. C. Spilman in the evening in German. Miss Anderson of Madison presided at the organ in the morning and after noon and Professor Reubin, of the Ger man school, in the evening, and the organ proved most satisfactory to the congregation. At each of the services the church was filled to its capacity and the collection amounted to about $450. —Mr. OrrenT. Rime and Miss Emma R. Olson were united in marriage at Rockford, Saturday, August 3, 1912. The groom is an Orfordville boy and for the past two seasons has had em ployment in this city, and has many friends here; the bride is the daughter of Otto Olson and wife of Sumner and for a time was employed in T. A. Per ry’s store where she formed a large acquaintance. The newly wedded couple went to Chicago, Milwaukee and Janesville fora brief stay at each place and they will be at home to their friends in Edgerton after October Ist. Mr. Rime is engaged in the real estate business, being Wisconsin agent for a large firm, but will make this city his headquarters. Friends of the young couple will unite in giving them a warm welcome on their return. Unclaimed Letters. Letters remaining uncalled for in the P. O. at Edgerton for the week ending Aug. 10, 1912: Prof. Albert Falke Susie Fay Mr. E. Hunt Mrs. Gertie Powells Magill Bros. Rutfi Merlins Mrs. J. K. Moe Albert Zebell Eugene Olcott Wm. Vollker Alice Kennedy Persons calling for any of the above named letters please say “advertised.” H. Mclnnes, P. M. Tobacco Notas Edwin S. Brill of New York, son of Wm. S. Brill, has been in the state for a few days this w T eek. Mr. Allie Sylvester, president of tha American Cigar Cos., who recently re turned from a visit to Cuba, is expect ed in the state soon to settle some matters regarding business changes in the Wisconsin field. C. H. Eimerbrink of Philadelphia, factory superintendent of Eisenlohr Bros., came Sunday evening to settle some matters regarding the contract for the mammoth new warehouse to be erected in this market this season. The Hussey Leaf Tobacco Cos. of Chicago has leased the farmers’ ware house at Chippewa Falls and with H. S. Edler of Janesville as manager it is expected a packing of the new crop will be handled. The warehouse has been idle for a few years past. FOR RENT OR SALE CHEAP. Tobacco warehouse, extra heavily built, two upper floors and basement, 42x100 feet. On the C. B. &Q. and La X. & S. E. R. R. tracks, at Stod dard, Vernon Cc., Wis. Write to K. 0. Johnson, Stoddard, Wis. 35tf Twenty-five Years Ago. To settle a dispute in a matter of history a subscriber addressed the fol lowing question to this paper: “Was there any village in Edgerton before the railroad entered there?” The mat ter was referred to an old resident who prepared this answer: No. The only buildings standing near the present site of Edgerton before the old Milwaukee & Mississippi railway was put through were two log farm houses, one located near Pat Mooney’s residence and the other on the C. O. Shannon place. The town was named Edgerton when the railroad was sur veyed and the station located here. The late E. W. Edgerton of Milwaukee was the surveyor who run out the line and the town was named after him. The road was first designed and surveyed to cross Rock river at Indian Ford and thence by way of Fulton village to Madison, following the valleys of the Rock and Catfish rivers. The survey left the present roadbed at the Kidder place east of the river, and two days’ of grading had been done in that direc tion when Col. Brodhead and E. W. Edgerton went to the Ford to see what concessions the people of that village would make the company towards de pot grounds, etc. Mr. Hall, then a large owner of the water power and other lands, refused to give the grounds wanted, saying that the road had got to come that way to get across the river and was able to pay for depot grounds. Brodhead was greatly in sensed at the stubbornness of the Ford people and said he would see whether the road had got to come by the Ford or not. He immediately gave orders to stop grading, recalled his surveyors and G. W. Fassett piloted them over a route across the river two miles above the Ford, following the valley of the creek as at present located, and 20 acres of station grounds were donated by E. A. Burdick and other relatives where Edgerton now stands. Thus it was that both Indian Ford and Fulton lost the golden opportunity of becom ing thrifty towns and the city of Ed gerton made possible. Both had ad vantages of good water powers and might have become important commer cial points. Friday, August 12, 1887. Common Council Proceedings. Edgerton, Wis., Aug. 5, 1912. Regular meeting of the common council, Mayor Skinner presiding. Al dermen responding to roll call were Farman, Cleary, Dickinson, Dallman, Stark. Minutes of previous meeting read and approved. Financial report of Treasurer Dick inson for month of July, showing bal ance in treasury Aug. Ist of $13530.42, read and accepted. Following bills audited by finance committee were read and allowed, all voting in affirmative on roll call: C. W. Dunn, salary and exp J 71 50 Benj. Springer, salary 60 00 A. Rusch. street work 165 90 W. F. Mabbett, engineer serv— 40 00 H. Ebbott & Sons, plow 19 00 Edg. Wagon Cos., crossing plates... 31 31 Theo. Johnson, cement work 8 70 James Reynolds, salary and exp 66 14 John Nagle, salary 55 00 Russell Reynolds, unload coal 3 50 L. N. Pomeroy & Cos., painting. 55 93 Jas. B. Clow & Sons, supplies 6 40 Seehausen, Wehrs & Cos., supplies 15 44 Hersey Mfg. Cos., meter 72 00 H. Johnson, insurance 86 00 Wadhams Oil Cos., oil 6 24 John Toynton. haul cart to fire 3 00 Cleno Chem. Cos., disinfectant 7 50 Ed. Elec. Lt. Cos., July lights 164 65 Bill of Ladd & Holton, $6.75 for straightening curb box, was referred to finance committee. Bill of T. A. Perry, $53.00 for cement crossing and filling on north end of Perry, Bentley and Jenson street, read and referred to finance committee. Petition of City Federation of Wo men’s clubs for light near sidewalk connecting library and high school, read and referred to street committee. Petition of fire and police board ask ing that a two weeks’ vacation on full pay be given to Chief of Police Dunn and Policeman Springer, read. On mo tion police were granted leave of ab sence for one week each on full pay. On motion waterworks committee were instructed to have foundation of standpipe repaired. On motion council adjourned. H. B. Knapp, City Clerk. “Faust.” In Manley & Campbell’s forthcoming production of “Faust,” Goethe's great tragedy, August 23, Manager Pollard guarantees one of the best ever seen in this city. The company is headed by that suc cessful romantic actor, Mr. George C. Wakefield, who, in portraying the char acter of Mephisto, adheres to Mr. Lewis Morrison’s version of the part. Mr. Wakefield is, perhaps, today the tallest actor on the American stage, measuring six feet seven inches in height, and is ably supported by an ad equate cast. The production is new in every re spect costumes, scenery, electrical effects and mechanical devices. The prices for this performance are strictly popular and within the means of all who desire to see one of the greatest and grandest tragedies. Royal hall, Friday evening, Aug. 23. Shelley, Anderson & Farman Did you ever Wear a $5 Hat? For fall we’re showing some mighty swagger hats in the Aus trian Velours at $5.00. It’s worth your while to see these hats; you’ll like the “feel” of them on your head. They’re on display in our windows. Shelley, Anderson & Farman “ALWAYS THE CHEAPEST” “Good Things to Eat” We are ready to supply you with any of the pack age goods you tried at our demonstration. The following is a list of our ten cent goods. Keep this list for future reference. Baronet Biscuit Fig Newtons Arrowroot Biscuit Nabiscos Social Tea Biscuit Cheese Sandwich Chocolate Wafers Graham Crackers Vanilla Wafers Oatmeal Crackers Uneeda Jinjer Wafers Minaret Wafers Marshmallow Dainties Rykon Biscuit Saratoga Flakes 15 Cameo Biscuit 15 Butter Wafers 50 Almond Macaroons, per pound .60 Lady Fingers, per dozen 12 W. H. LEEDLE Prompt Delivery. Phone 93 KODAKS Double the joys of every outing 1 i^°d a k jitfSi _ Anybody can Kodak. * M |JL \\ Come in and let us gpyjjgj show you how simple it is to Kodak all-by })r daylight way. Kodaks at SS.OO to 565.00 Brownies at SI.OO to $12.00 FRANK ASH Edgerton, - - Wisconsin.