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Mrs. V. N. Green is passing the week with friends in Chicago. Miss Ethel Greenwood is with rela tives in Chicago for the week. —N. A. Nelson was up from Racine to pass Sunday with his family here. —Miss Myra Lynts has been passing the week with relatives in Minneapolis. —A boy baby was born to Mr. and Mrs. Will Strasburg Saturday, Sept. 26, 1914. —A nice little girl arrived at the home of K. Stavn and wife Thursday, Sept. 24th. —H. M. Raymond went to Canton, Mo., Sunday for a few days’ visit with relatives. —Dr. B. L. Cleary and wife enter tained Mrs. T. M. McCarthy and chil dren of Madison Sunday. —F. A. Young, of the Schaller-Young 1 umber company, has purchased a Paige car from local dealers. Frank Pringle went to Milwaukee last Friday and returned with anew five-passenger Hupmobile, 1915 model. Mrs. John Hines and son Harry, who passed a few days at the A. Dick erson home, returned to Chicago Mon day. —Twin babies, a boy and a girl, were born to Clarence Bowen and wife at their farm home Monday, Sept. 28, 1914. Mr. and Mrs. Alonzo Dickerson have gone to Stanley, Wis., for a two weeks’ visit with Harry Hartzell and wife. —Albion and Rollin street improve ments have been accepted by the com mittee and are now open to public travel. Mrs. Gile, mother of Editor Gile, and Mrs. Johnson were down from Madison to pass Sunday with Mr. and Mrs. Gile. —Miss Hazel Barness of the tele phone operator force was confined to her home with an attack of tonsilitis a part of last week. —Miss Pearl Blanchard of Colby, Wis., and Mr. J. McCormick of Chi cago were guests of G. W. Blanchard and wife over Sunday. —Mrs. L. C. Whittet departed Fri day for Reading, Penn., to visit rela tives. At Chicago she was joined by Mrs. W. E. Babcock. After several weeks passed with relatives and old friends here, Mrs. H. I. Williams on Friday returned to her home in Norwalk, Cal. —After completing his summer’s work on the Shannon farm, C. B. Bou telle and wife have moved back to their residence on Blaine street. Mrs. Fred Campbell, Mrs. Julius Summerfeldt and son George left Mon day for Rochester, Minn. They go to the Mayo hospital for treatment. —Last Friday afternoon Mrs. Chas. Langworthy entertained fifteen ladies in honor of Miss Edna Shoemaker of Janesville. Miss Effie Jones of Janes ville was present. —C. H. Hanson and wife, who have been at the Mayo hospital, Rochester, Minn., the past three weeks, returned home Saturday. Both had the tonsils removed and great relief obtained. —Next Saturday night the Scenic theater again opens its doors to the public under the management of Nich ols & Aspinwall. The Scenic will run every night and for the opening a three reel western feature picture will be shown. N —Next Sunday both morning and ev ening services at the Lutheran church will be conducted in the English lan guage. At the morning service there will be prayers for peace and an ad dress on “The Things That Belong Unto Thy Peace.” Regular services are held at Albion academy at 2:30 Sun day afternoon. —Sunday was one of those nice pleas ant autumn days, neither too warm nor too cool, but just right for good ball playing. The Edgerton boys recog nized this- and in a game with a team from Whitewater won by a score of 16 to 6. Something like 200 were in at tendance. Financially the boys are not quite even, so when the next game is played, not only go, but drop your share in the hat when it passes your way. —lndian Ford has been famed in many ways since the red men quit crossing the Rock just below where the dam is now located. No spot in south ern Wisconsin is more historic and each year new laurels are added. Here is one told by a farmer living on the Janes ville which will place him in a class of familiar name. He found an auto horn in the road one day and took it home and taught his chickens to rec ognize its “honk” as the call for feed time. After the honk, honk, honk for / several days the fowls had learned to gather quickly to get their rations. One day an automobile from Edgerton passed the farm house at a speed of about fifteen miles an hour, a honking. The chickens in the front yard recog nized the familiar call and started down the road after the machine and in the chase twenty-three hens and a rooster ran themselves to death. In the here after that farmer will fall back to the good old-fashioned way of calling his chicks to feed. —A. Flensberg of Racine is passing the week with his sister. —Will Dickinson is down from Reads town to pass a couple of weeks at home. —J. W. Conn attended the pure food show in Milwaukee a few days of the week. Wade Aspinwall was in Milwaukee Saturday arranging for films for the Scenic. —Spencer Clark and wife visited their son Eugene in Stoughton the lat ter part of the week. —Word comes from Mercy hospital in Janesville that Mrs. T. Quigley is now on the road to recovery. —The Reporter mail was delivered at the new postoffice for the first time on Thursday, October 1, 1914. —The Pigeforening will be enter tained by Mrs. J. Linnevold at the par sonage this (Thurday) evening. —Rev. Philip E. Gregory went to Sparta Thursday to attend the annual state conference of the Congregational church. —The Westlake & Son blacksmith shop has been given some improve ments both outside and in that add to its appearance. “Wanted a Wife” at the Majestic Thursday evening, October 1. Beauty that charms and tunes that put the tang in tango. —Preparations are being made for the publication of “The Crimson,” the high school journal, for the next eight months. The first issue will be some time in October. —The New Century Club will hold its first meeting at the home of Mrs. Al fred Anderson on Monday afternoon, Oct. sth. It will be in the nature of business and social. —A social dance will be given under the auspices of the Edgerton band at Academy hall, Wednesday evening, October 7th. Concert from Bto 9. Go and have a good time. —The Federation of Women’s Clubs will meet with the president, Mrs. J. M. Conway, Friday afternoon, October 9, at 2:30, to hear reports of biennial meeting held in Chicago in June. —The high school Freshmen football team have little staying qualities. In a game with the grade Stars last Sat urday they quit after the first quarter, the scere standing 12 to 0 in favor of the Stars. Mrs. Wm. Chadwick of Fort At kinson and Mrs. Green of Janesville were entertained at the home of Mrs. J. B. Shaw the latter part of the week. These three ladies were schoolmates in years long ago. —Upon invitation, some twenty little friends of Elizabeth Page helped cele brate her thirteenth birthday Monday at her home on Maple Drive. She was given several presents in remembrance of the occasion. lnvitations have been issued for the marriage of Fred W. Ratzlaff to Miss Emma M. Bruhn at the German church Tuesday, October 6, 1914, at 7 o’clock in the evening. Rev. Charles Spilman will officiate. Roscoe Mclntosh and Max Hender son returned during the week from their vacation in the northern part of the state. On their trip to the Lake Superior region before returning they encountered a heayy snowfall. —Claude Britton and wife, who have moved from Stoughton to Edgerton, will open a short order lunch room in the Schrub building next to the bowl ing alley. Mr. Britton expects to be ready for business by Saturday of this week. While piling cement at the Hed dles lumber yard Tuesday, the bags tumbled from a high pile and caught Henry Taylor, giving him a good hard squeeze, and in the fall he received some cuts about the mouth. Fortu nately the injuries are not serious. —J. A. Dickerson and wife enter tained a party of about fifty Saturday evening in honor of the eighth anni versary of the marriage of A. D. Lyon and wife. A social hop was indulged in, refreshments were served and the occasion proved a most enjoyable one. —The month of September seems to produce more disorderlies and drunks than any month in the year. This may be due to the changing from the cool ing beer beverage to the smaller sized glass which contains the real “red eye.” Judge Dawe’s court has had seventeen cases and all but three of them were committed to jail in default of payment of fine. Out of the seven teen charged with drunkenness, only one resided in Edgerton. For the four teen who were committed the aggre gate jail sentence was 119 days. The three paid $5 and costs each. —Of the seventy cars owned in Ed gerton nearly every one motored coun tryward last Sunday. The day was perfect for riding on the country roads. Of all the parties out for a drive prob ably none enjoyed themselves more than the ladies who occupied Ed Hain’s car. They were Mrs. Jane Cooper, Mrs. G. W. Havlock, Mrs. Gilbert Hanson and Mrs. John Dawe, none of whom have opportunities for many rides during the summer. The kindly spirit of the man is shown by selecting a party of ladies like the above for a pleasant drive cn ar suturr.r day like Sunday. Mrs. Date Ogden visited friends in Chicago from Thursday until Monday. —Dr. F. C. Meyers has rented the Spencer home on Albion street and will live, there this winter. Mrs. F. Mubune came Wednesday from Spokane, Wash., to visit her mother, Mrs. F. Sutton. Mrs. Earl Langworthy came out from Milwaukee Tuesday to pass a week with Harry Ash and wife. —Clarence Short and wife of Spoon er, Wis., arrived here Thursday morn ing for a two weeks’ visit with rela tives. —Rev. Sayre of Albion will hold de votional services in the lodge hall at Indian Ford next Sunday afternoon at 3 o’clock. —Harry Learn and wife arrived here Tuesday from South Dakota. They will reside in the Mrs. Hill residence in the First ward. —George Tousley was up from Be loit to pass Sunday. His mother, Mrs. Hullet Hutson, accompanied him home Monday and will pass a week there. —Will Bardeen will give a concert by the Edison Diamond Disc phonograph in the Stebbinsville church Tuesday evening, October 6th. Admission 10c. —The last of the installments of Kathlyn will be shown at the Lyric next Tuesday evening. The Million Dollar Mystery will be the feature for a while. —Richard Curran and wife enter tained a company of twenty-two rela tives at a family reunion recently. Mr. and Mrs. Will Cunningham and daugh ter of Chicago were guests of honor. —After six years’ service as cashier in the freight department of the C. M. & St. P. road here, Mrs. Helen Gleave resigned her position October Ist. Her brother Max will assume the position. —For a good job quickly completed we would call your attention to the concrete foundation of the Pringle Bros. Cos. new storage. Lee Alder and men certainly understand their busi ness. —A good game of football may be expected at the Driving Park Saturday afternoon. Jefferson is coming here with their crack high school eleven and our team is preparing to write defeat on the banner of the visitors. —Mr. and Mrs. A. R. Jameson, who have been passing the last year with W. P. Guttery and wife at The Carlton departed Tuesday for their home in Denver/Colorado. Mrs. Guttery and Mrs. F. Loets accompanied them as far as Chicago. “The funniest and cleanest comedy that has ever been produced.” That’s what is announced in advance of the comedy, “Wanted a Wife,” which will be played at the Majestic this (Thurs day) evening by the English Operatic and Vaudeville Road Show. —At the Majestic theater on Monday, October sth, the Jordan Dramatic Cos., will present the big production, “Uncle Tom’s Cabin.” The play of “Uncle Tom’s Cabin” has been acted through out the United States thousands of times, and today is the most popular drama in the land. The most exacting Christian people never hesitate to wit ness its rendition, which they do with great pleasure and delight. Lessons on morality and virtue may be learned by its teachings. Tuesday night will be given the comedy drama, “Side tracked.” Wednesday night they will present the “Two Married Men,” with big vaudeville specialties. Prices 10, 20 and 30 cents. —A most successful surprise party was given Rev. and Mrs. Linnevold at the church parlors Tuesday afternoon, arranged by the Ladies Aia society and participated in by the entire congrega tion to the number of about 300. Re freshments were served during the afternoon and evening, and a hearty good time enjoyed by the large com pany. In a happy address Mr. P. M. Ellingson voiced the sympathy and ap preciation with which the congregation regards the pastor and his work, and concluded his remarks by presenting him a purse containing $315. To this Mr. Linnevold, with no little emotional difficulty, responded, assuring the mem bers of the joy he had found in serving them during these fourteen years, and requested the continued co-operation of all in helping the church solve its great problems. —The city of Edgerton is made de fendant in the circuit court in an action brought by Paul A. Mielke demanding $2,775.00 for injuries received by falling from Fulton St. bridge over Saunders creek. The plaintiff alleges that on the 21st day of January, 1914, at about the hour of three o’clock in the morn ing he tripped on the metal braces of the bridge and in reaching for the rail ing fell over and down to the rocks and frozen ground some thirteen feet be low; he further alleges that the right arm was bruised, ruptured and injured, the wrist was broken, that he was in jured internally and for weeks could not leave his home and unable to move without help, that his face was disfig ured permanently, and by reason of disfigurements he will suffer great mental pain as long as he lives, and for all of this he asks the city to pay him $2,775.00, together with the costs of the action. The summons was served on the city officials on the 24th day of September and they are given twenty cays to rr.ak? answer. Samuel Burdick Passes Away at Madison. Samuel Burdick, a civil war veteran, was found dead on the stairs leading to his home in Bellevue Court, South Mad ison, Monday. Death was evidently due to heart failure. Mr. Burdick was 81 years old and had lived in Madison for the last three years. A daughter, Mrs. M. J. Bolser, found the body in sitting posture. It is be lieved death came shortly before 11 o’clock. The body was shipped to Albion, at wffiich place burial took place Wednes day afternoon. The deceased is sur vived by a daughter in Madison and two brothers, A. C. Burdick of Albion and N. M. Burdick of Providence, R. I. C. A. HOEN Mr. C. A. Hoen, newly appointed postmaster, took possession of the of fice Thursday, October 1, 1914. Com ment from The Reporter is unneces sary as the years he has lived here, his business qualifications, his interest in all that pertains to the city’s welfare speak in louder tones than any article embellished with bold faced type we might present. Twenty-five Y ears Ago. The artesian well drill reached a depth of 130 feet. O. L. Coon and wife of Albion cele brated their silver wedding Sept. 28. Rev. Henry Sewell was appointed by the M. E. conference to the Edgerton charge. C. L. Brown sold his livery stable to Orson and Byron Vaughn. Byron Vaughn moved from Fulton to Edger ton. Ringling Brothers are advertised to show in Edgerton Octoner 11th. They are united with Van Amburg’s menag erie. Dr. S. L. Lord receives his commis sion as postmaster in Edgerton. He succeeds John Dawe who has served the past four years. Luke Crandall and wife of Albion celebrated the 17th anniversary of their wedding Oct. 2. Friday, Oct. 4, 1889. — Congregational Church Notices. On Friday afternoon of this week the Ladies Missionary society will meet at the home of Mrs. Alfred Anderson. Supper will be served from 5 until 7 p. m. Men are invited. Divine worship next Sunday morning, and evening. The pastor will be at Sparta attending the annual state con- j ference of Wisconsin Congregational churches. The pulpit will be occupied in the morning by Rev. F. W. Schoen feld, and in the evening by Rev. R. W. Roberts. You are invited. Philip E. Gregory, Pastor, j Elkhorn Fair Largely Attended. The largest crowd that Elkhorn has ever accommodated in a single day at tended the Walworth county fair on Thursday last. It is estimated at 40,000. Excursions from all parts of southern Wisconsin and two trains from Illinois brought about 9,000 vis itors, according to railroad officials. Automobiles on the grounds and vicin ity were 1200 to 2,000. Hotel lobbies and depots were filled with visitors, unable to find lodging. Horse enthu siasts pronounced the 1914 races the best ever witnessed on the half-mile oval. The grandstand, which has a seating capacity of 5,000, was filled hours before the races started Thurs day. Married. At the home of the bride’s parents, Mr. and Mrs. H. W. Schmeling, on Wednesday, September 30, J 914. Lewis j Wileman and Miss Clara Schmeling were united in marriage, Rev. F. C. Richardson of Lake Geneva, officiating. The bride was beautifully gowned in cream colored satin and veil and carried cream roses. The wedding march was played by the bride’s sister, Mrs. Fred Brown. A bountiful repast was served to about forty invited guests. After a brief wedding trip, the newly-weds j will go to housekeeping on the farm of the groom’s father, James Wileman.. •> —A Kansas paper hands out the fol lowing cyclonic wisdom: Early to bed and early to rise, cut the weeds and swat the fles, mind your business and tell no lies, don’t get gay and deceive your wives, pay your debts, use enter prise, and buy from the ones who ad v-r 4 **'*; Anderson & Farman Cos. “ALWAYS THE CHEAPEST.” ** - J&S i / I Y\V Copyright Hart Schaffoer & Marx An Overcoat “Tip” When you’re ready for an overcoat we can get you into the right one at the right price. Never before have you had the opportunity to choose your coat from such an assortment as we are showing this fall; there are over 300 of them. You’ll find all the popular styles here. The loose fitting • Balmacaans priced at SIO.OO to $25.00 Chinchillas at - $12.00 to $25.00 Come in some day, we’ll show them to you, you’ll not be asked to buy. Bring along your wife, your mother or sweetheart. We like to have the ladies come here, they ap preciate good quality. Buy Them at Conn’s Grocery Bushel Baskets of Canning Pears This Week Plum, Peaches, Grapes, Apples, Jersey Sweet Pota toes, Pumpkins, Squash, Carrots, Rutabagas, Cab bage, Head Lettuce, Celery and Cucumbers. Head quarters for the best goods at the lowest prices. .J. W. CONN Phones 32 and 58 Edgerton, Wisconsin. . i Autumn Days Kodak Time % Get out in the open with your Kodak. Now is the time to enjoy the beauti ful fall days and take a Kodak with you to secure real pleasure. Kodaks $6.00 to $25.00 Cameras .... $1.25 to $12.00 Our Kodaks and Cameras make real pictures. Let us show you how easy. FRANK ASH Edgerton, - - Wisconsin.