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—For a dime —10 cents—you can get The Reporter for three months. —C. G. Biederman arrived home Sun day morning from his Montana trip. Miss Vera Hain of Chicago is spending the week with relatives here. —J. W. Conn and family are occupy ing a cottage at Lake Kegonsa this week. —The Culton family returned Mon day from a two weeks’ outing at Lake Kegonsa. —F. A. Young and family are enjoy ing an outing at a cottage on Lake Kegonsa. —W. F. Mabbett and family return ed Saturday from a visit with Milwau kee relatives. Mr. and Mr3. Harry Ash are try ing to master the intricacies of operat ing anew Buick car. —L. J. Dickinson and family return ed Monday form a two weeks’ stay at their cottage on Rock river. Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Mclntosh have been at Rochester, Minn., this week to consult the Drs. Mayo. Miss Delia Burns, who has been in Texas for an extended stay, is visiting relatives about her old home. Miss Ruth Watson is up from Chi cago for a short vacation at the home of her parents, Wray Watson and wife. —Miss Cleva Touton entertained a company of young lady friends at her home in Albion Saturday for Miss Theo North. —Mrs. Allan Earle gave a 1 o’clock luncheon Tuesday in honor of her cousin, Miss Renette Felt of Los An geles. —T. B. Earle and son Kenneth re turned Friday from a month’s stay at the Rice Lake farm during the harvest season. —Harry Ash and wife and Mr. and Mrs. Earl Langworthy are enjoying camp life at Lake Kegonsa for a couple of weeks. Mrs. Mae Hire left for Le Clair, lowa, Saturday morning after a two weeks’ visit with Mr. and Mrs. James Peters. Mrs. J. A. Jenson and daughter Virginia returned Monday evening from a three weeks’ visit with relatives at River Falls. Mrs. James Keegan and two chil dren returned to their home at Mason City, lowa, Saturday after a visit with relatives here. Mrs. C. L. Burnham, now of New York, has been visiting at the home of T. B. Earle and other Edgerton friends during the week. —Bert Springer and wife of Clear ing, 111., are passing their vacation with relatives here, Chief Springer and Mrs. Fannie Sutton. —Another train load of range sheep came to the feeding yards Friday for a few days’ rest and fill before being forwarded to market. —Rev. R. 0. Brandt of McFarland will conduct an evening service in the English language at the Norwegian Lutheran church next Sunday. —C. H. Babcock and family made an auto trip to Beaver Dam Sunday, tak ing Myra Maclnnis home from a two weeks’ visit with friends here. —Mr. and Mrs. Jas. A. Peters and Mr. E. T. Martin and son of Princeton, lowa, left for lowa Sunday morning. They will make the trip by auto. Mrs. W. T. Cresop, who has been visiting her parents, Rev. and Mrs. T. W. North, here for several weeks, re turned to her home at Miles City, Mont., Sunday. —Mrs. Ida Lord Brooks of Los An geles, Cal., has been visiting among Edgerton relatives this week while en route home from an extended stay with her son Carl at Chula, Va. —Probably the oldest person that vis ited the Janesville fair last week was a resident of this city, John Maltpress Sr., who is in fchis 92d year. The old gentleman is still well preserved in all his faculties and greatly enjoyed the fair. —The soaking rains so long wished for came Saturday and Sunday with a total precipitation of at least two inches. It came just in time to save the corn and later tobacco fields and the pastures, meadows and late pota toes have also been revived. Mrs. Fred Campbell, who has been ill the past few weeks, has a nurse from Janesville caring for her and hopes of recovery are entertained. Mrs. Frank Humphrey, a sister, and Mrs. P. F. Walker, a niece, of Rice ville, lowa, have been with her during the week. —The annual installment of mail or der catalogues is being mailed to pros pective country patrons^by Chicago trade emporiums as an inducement for fall business. Nearly a ton of these pamphlets have been received recently at the Edgerton postoffice for distribu tion. Nothing appears in the preface in regard to subscriptions or donations on part of the authors towards con struction of good roads or the main tenance of schools and churches. Not one of the mail order houses pays one gent of taxes in Wisconsin. Just re member this when one of the bulky packages is left at your door. —The Elgin price of butter was ad vanced to 30 cents this week. —Remember the concert at the M. E. church next Sunday evening. —Union young people’s meeting at the M. E. church next Sunday evening. —Usual services at the M. E. church Sunday morning, conducted by Pastor North. Mrs. Jos. Hruska and daughter have gone to Argusville, N. D., on a visit to her parents. Frank Wyman and wife have moved into their tidy, new home just com pleted on Blaine street this week. —Miss Olga Hanson returned home Monday morning after passing two weeks with relatives in Minnesota. —Arthur Clarke’s family have come back to town after several weeks passed at their cottage on Rock river. —“The Officer and the Gentleman,” a special Vitagraph feature, is an at traction billed for the Lyric Friday evening. —Miss Minnie Johnson and Mi3S Flor ence Hankins went to Mineral Point Tuesday on a visit to relatives and friends in that locality. —The W. C. T. U. will meet Friday, August 21st, at 3 o’clock, in Child Memorial Room, M. E. church. A good attendance is desired. —The work of excavating under the present postoffice building, as a part of the remodeling for offices to be occu pied by Henry Johnson and Frank Wil liams, has been started. —The report is given out that the American Cigar Cos. will discontinue their Stoughton branch the coming season, using only their Sparta branch for the present season’s packing. —The Misses Alice Cullen and Lucile Earle and Messrs. Stewart Mouat and Mark Cullen motored through this city from Janesville Sunday on their way to the home of Miss Earle in Porter. Rev. North returned Monday from Waupaca Lakes where he had been at tending the Camp Cleghorn Chautau qua Assembly. Mr. North was elected president of the Assembly during the session. From Portland, Oregon, comes an item of news conveying the informa tion that Miss Lillian Maltpress, young est daughter of Mrs. A. B. Maltpress of Portland, was married to Mr. R. R. Scnad, a successful young business man of that city, on July 6th last. —As preliminary steps towaid secur ing free delivery of postal matter in the city, the common council are ar ranging for a system of house number ing. At the same time it is proposed to place street names on every street corner, which will also be a great con venience to strangers irT getting about the city. —Judge Karel and Thos. Kearney of Racine, democratic candidate for U. S. senator, paid Edgerton a friendly call Thursday morning and both made good speeches to the crowd of a few hun dred that gathered at tha bank corner. Both have some strong supporters in their party in Edgerton which will be reflected in the primary vote next month. —Jenkin Lloyd Jones, who has prom ised an annual address to the residents surrounding the Lincoln Centre Farm on Clear Lake near Milton Junction, Wisconsin, will redeem that pledge next Sunday, August 23rd. Other speakers are invited and a hearty invi tation is extended for all the people of the surrounding country to be present. The exercises will begin at 1:30 p. m. —A member of the school board thinks that if The Reporter hadn’t sug gested it “Citizen” Gettle would have resigned his office of clerk of the school board long ago. Possibly that’s so. If Mr. Gettle’s aversion to resigning any thing in the nature of a public office w T ere not so well known, we might con cede the point. So the headquarters of the office of clerk of the Edgerton school board are likely to remain at Madison. —The initial success of the Janes ville Fair association last week must be very gratifying to the management as it certainly was to everybody who attended the fair. The association is evidently in the hands of some live, competent men who have learned how to produce one of the best county ex hibitions to be seen in the state. Now with such a good beginning it behooves everyone to put their shoulder to the wheel and make it the banner fair of Wisconsin. Rock county has every thing necessary to make it so. —The Lyric theater has closed a con tract to run the great serial story by Harold MacGrath and produced by the Tanhouser Cos., entitled “The Million Dollar Mystery.” This great serial picture is being shown in all the lead ing theaters in the large cities and both press and critics claim it is as good or better than “Kathlyn,” of which Harold MacGrath is also the author. Two reels will be shown each Monday night in connection with a good comedy reel at the Lyric. First installment will be shown Monday, Aug. 31st. A cash prize of SIO,OOO is offered for the best solution to the mystery, from which Mr. MacGrath will finish the last two reels of the pic ture. The admission price will remain the same and all are urged to attend the opening instaOrr.°"t. W —The next band concert will be an “old folks’ concert.” Mrs. Lee Flannigan of Cambridge is a guest at J. A. Thompson’s. —Prof. Holt and family returned Wednesday from their vacation visits. —Miss Mable Dunwiddie of Chicago is a guest at the James Keller home. —Miss Moe Sheffield of Chicago is a guest at the home of her brother, Geo. Sheffield. -Dr. Morrison’s family are camping at Scott Hatch’s cottage on Rock river for two weeks. —Mr. Earl Strong of Fargo, N. D., has been a guest at the home of Mrs. C. R. Bentley this week. —W. H. Clarke and wife returned Tuesday from a two weeks’ visit with their daughter at Sparta, Wis. —Mrs. Frank Joyce of Chicago con cluded a week’s visit to her sister, Mrs. B. L. Cleary, Tuesday morning. —Mrs. Wm. Barrett and two younger daughters have gone to Larchwood, lowa, for a visit among relatives. —Herschel North has returned from the copper country of Michigan where he has been employed for several months. —Mr. and Mrs. Roy Farman left yesterday for Sturgeon Bay to pass their vacation at the home of Mrs. Farman’s parents. —Alex Campbell, Alvin Alder and other survivors of the 13th Wis. Reg. attended the annual reunion of the reg iment at Janesville Wednesday. —The annual Woodman picnic was held at Charley Bluff yesterday that attracted a large attendance of people in this locality. The Edgerton band provided the music. Misses Katherine and Mary Bar rett entertained a company of young friends Monday evening for Miss Wini fred Joyce of St. Charles, 111., who was a guest at their home. Misses Mae, Alice and Mona Nich ols entertained twenty-six young ladies Monday at a 1 o’clock luncheon for Miss Anna Sughrua of Chicago who concluded her visit here Tuesday. -Mrs. Ferrell Davis who has been visiting her parents three weeks, will leave Friday for Rockford to spend a week with relatives, then returns to her home in Jackson Center, Ohio. —A good sharp game was played on the leeding yard grounds Sunday be tween the city team and the Madison Browns, a colored aggregation, result ing in a score of 5 to 4 in favor of the locals. —A harvest picnic will be held in H. C. Marsder.’? grove Tuesday, Aug. 25. Music furnished by Edgerton cornet bandr It will Bea day of pleasure and" a chance to meet and dine with your friends of old. —The Dallman Bros, are at work re modeling the new postoffice building in the Ladd & Holton block, providing for better lighting the interior. The office will doubtless be moved somewhere near Sept. Ist. —Wm. L. Huntting, one of the most prominent residents of East Hartford, Conn., and identified with the tobacco trade as grower and dealer for the past I thirty years, died recently at his home at the age of 73 years. —This paper goes to press too early to give an account of the marriage of Miss Norma Hargraves and J. Calvin Wanamaker, which takes place at 5 o’clock Thursday evening at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Roy Hopkins. —A barn on the farm of Nels Oppe gard of Sumner was struck by lightn ing and burned Sunday night. The tornado earlier in the season destroyed the barn, which had just been rebuilt. Insured in the Albion company. —Earl Shaw is home from Chicago for a short vacation at the home of his parents. He has recently sold his drug store in that city and taken employ ment with the Pinkerton Bank Pro tection Cos. as traveling representative. —Henry Johnson’s agency has been called upon to settle sixteen separate losses occasioned by the storm early this week. The most important one was on the farm of Ole Gutru near Rockdale where a large framed shin gled roof tobacco shed was smashed and the roof carried 300 feet away and scattered about the fields. —Rains this week have somewhat in terfered with the Evansville fair which had arrangements complete for one of the best exhibitions ever given by the management. Our readers should bear in mind that Friday will be one of the best days and the Edgerton band has been engaged to furnish the music. Why not help swell the attendance on that day? —Chicago Herald of Tuesday: The Rev. and Mrs. William Craven of 1205 Chicago avenue, Oak Park, announce the engagement of their daughter, Ethel Amelia, to Paul Nuzum Grubb of Edgerton, Wis., son of Mr. and Mrs. George S. Grubb of Mauston, Wis. The wedding will take place late in the fall. Pope Pius X Dies. Dispatches from Rome announce the death of Pope Pius X at 1:20 o’clock Thursday morning. His last illness is believed to have been brought on by grief over the great war in which Trouble for the Owl Organisers. Upon complaint of Wallace Drake and Geo. Sweeney, Henry Alberts and H. Kettleson, who spent some time in Edgerton organizing the Order of Owls, are now in jail in Janesville awaiting trial for obtaining money under false pretenses. The warrant alleges that Alberts and Kettleson fleeced about forty Edgerton people of money for entrance fees to the Grand Order of Owls. The pair have been working in Edgerton for some time and, it is said, obtained about ninety dollars in cash and much more in notes. People who “bit” on the offer of the glib young men com plained to the authorities and it is de clared a telegram to the officials of the Owl organization revealed the fact that Alberts and Kettleson were not author ized agents. Their arrest followed and their examination was held before Jus tice Dawe and they were bound over for trial set for August 24. The central authorities for the Owls admit that these defendants have been employed as organizers but had been dismissed. When it was learned they were accepting charter members at almost any old price suspicion was aroused and investigation started and trouble for the organizers commenced. ♦♦♦ Improving Thirty Miles of Highway in Dane County. With about 30 miles of Dane county roads being improved under the state highway system, Highway Commis sioner W. H. Sommers will spend $200,- 000 this year, which is about $70,000 less than his appropriation. Of this amount about $21,000 will be spent on repair and maintenance. The county board appropriated SIO,OOO of this $21,000 and the balance is Dane county’s share of the state motor tax for 1912 and 1913. Two hundred thousand gallons of oil will be purchased by the county and spread over the roads this year. This oil will cover 80 miles of road, it taking a half gallon of oil to put a square yard of road bed in good shape. ' This oil on country roads is more or less of an experiment. Unless it will preserve new stone roads for a reason able length of time, Mr. Somers can’t see anything but to go back to the old gravel highway. He believes, how ever, that an application of oil every three years will preserve the road, which is all that can be expected. Twenty crews are at work in that county on the roads. Eight surfacing crews, employing 20 men each, are working along with eight grading crews, three culvert crews and one crew on repair work alone. Ten men and five teams are used on each of the grading crews. A total of 280 men are employed in the actual construction of the roads. , Twenty-five Y ears Ago. E. C. Tallard and Hattie M. Clark were united in marriage at the home of the bride by Rev. L. H. Keller on the 21st; Jos. Davidson of Joliet, 111., and Mrs. Anna Clark by Rev. George Wildermuth on the 22nd. J. G. Patterson, editor of the Index, was served with a warrant charging him with criminal libel by Dist. Atty. Malone. The action grew out of the Index’s account of the Metcalf murder where it charged the district attorney with attempting to shield the prisoner. Dane county has 8045 acres of grow ing tobacco which is now being har vested. When arraigned in the circuit court Monday, John Metcalf plead not guilty to the murder of Aunt Isabelle. John and Ed Hyland of Dunkirk have discovered that they possess magnetic powers, such as their brother Frank employs in the treatment of ailments, and think of giving up farming and go into healing. The pearl hunting craze has about subsided at Lake Koshkonong and along the river. Elmer Tracy of Center committed suicide by hanging himself in a barn on a farm where he was employed. Friday, Aug. 23, 1889. Concert Program. To be given in the Methodist church, Tuesday evening at 8 o’clock, Aug. 25. Admission 25 and 35 cents. 1. Flute Concerto—Organ C. H. Rink a—Allegro vivace b—Andante con moto c—lnsprio mosetoso Doris L. Clarke 2. a—“lf With All Your Heart Ye Truly Seek Me’ ! —Tenor Solo Joeph Kimball b—“ Yet Doth the Lord See It Not,” from “Elijah.” oy Mendelssohn Chorus Directed by Prof. B. A. Thonnes, Dr. Mus. Mrs. T. W. North, Accompanist 3. Violin Solo—Faust Fantasie Alard Nellie Bentley 4. a—“A Perfect Day”.-Carrie Jacobs Bond b—“ Mother Machree” Chauncey Olcott c—“ Slave Song” Teresa del Riego Prof. B. A. Thonnes 5. Reading—“ Brothers of Angels” Lila Gifford 6. Solo—Selected Adelaide Bartholf 7. s —“ Adagio” De Beriot te—“Souvenir” . Dedla Nellie Bentley 8. “Goodbye” Paolo Tosti Violin Obligato—Nellie Bentley Prof. B. A. Thonnes 9. Sextette from “Lucia d’Lamermoor”.. Tantum Ergo—Cnorus Directed by Prof. B. A. Thonnes, Dr. Mus. Mrs. T. W.‘North, Accompanist 10. Festival March—Organ Sayee Doris L. Clarke >♦■*. Get Posted on the Market. Every tobacco grower for the next few months should keep posted on the tobacco markets and the movements of local buyers. The Reporter will keep you informed on these matters with scarcely any expense. Send us 10 cents for three months’ subscription and Anderson & Farman Cos. “ALWAYS THE CHEAPEST” “A Good Place To Trade We have customers who have been buying goods at this store for over twenty years. They must have received fair treatment else they would have gone elsewhere. You may ask nearly any man in this community about this store and you’re almost sure to receive this reply—“lt’s a good place to trade.” This store always has had, and al ways will have, as long as it’s under the present man agement, certain ideals in merchandising that have been lived up to. One of them is to give the best merchandise the markets afford at a reasonable price and guaranteeing it to give absolute satisfaction. 7 1 We’ve had lots of mer chants from other towns, and scores of traveling salesmen tell us we were foolish to sell the quality of merchandise we do at prices so reasonable. They say, “the people don’t appreciate it.” We believe you do appre ciate it and that it is that fact that accounts for the steady increase in our business. If you’ve not already found out that this IS a good place to trade, we’d be pleased to show you any day. Here are some oft he lines that make this “a good place to trade.” Hart Schaffner & Marx Clothes John B. Stetson Hats Tilt Shoes Anderson & Farman Cos. Staple Groceries Advancing It looks like a good time to buy and as we are well supplied you can save a few dollars by placing your orders early. This is the Best Time to place Orders for Peaches for Canning. Everything in Fruit and Vegetables are coming in fresh and nice. We are headquarters for these goods. Buy Bennison & Lane Wrapped Bread IT IS THE BEST. J. W. CONN Phones 32 and 58 Edgerton, Wisconsin. “The Eyes of The 'NAforld.” The latest book of Harold Bell Wright just out. On sale August Bth for the first. Price $1.35 In order to make room for our new fall stock of books we are offering the following bargains: 17 Cloth Bound Books, 10c, now - - 7c 25 Cloth Bound Books, 25c, now - -19 c 75 Popular Copyrights, 50c, now - -39 c Here is your chance to get some summer reading cheap. FRANK ASH Edgerton, - - Wisconsin.