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The styles are not ex-
treme, only extremely good.
Style 2511
For slender figures.
It takes a particular
ly well designed
model to give grace
ful lines to the slen
der figure. 2511 is
just designed for
this purpose.
Dept. Store
Wisconsin Tobacco Reporter
HJdgerton, - Wisconsin
F W. COOIN, • Editor and Publisher.
t.uie red asSecond-class Mail Matter at the
otofflcein Edgerton. Wiaconsin.
FRIDAY, JULY 7, 1916.
A STATE convention has been called
by the republican state central commit
tee to be held in Madison July 12th to
recommend a complete state ticket to
be voted for at the September pri
It is with a feeling of regret that
the press of the state learn of the death
of Harry P. Myrick, appointed a year
ago to the state printing board by Gov.
Philipp, which occurred at Madison on
Saturday last. His long connection
with the Milwaukee Sentinel and Free
Press gave him a wide acquaintance
throughout the state and a host of
friends who admired his lovable char
Col. Roosevelt has returned to the
republican party and announces that he
will strongly support Hughes. The
logic of events left him nothing else to
do. When the nomination of Hughes
became a political certainty it was
easy to predict the colonel’s course.
He will feel at home again in the re
publican party, which gave him all his
opportunities for service.
Lawrence Whittet is for all prac
tical purposes, governor of Wisconsin
at this time. He has been in the gov
ernor’s office since Mr. Philipp was laid
low with appendicitis and from there
handles the bulk of matters which come
before a state executive. The exper
ience should stand Whittet in good
stead when at some time in the future
the people of Wisconsin turn to him to
take charge of their affairs. — White
water Register.
After vainly trying to persuade the
progressive convention from butting
its head against a stone wall at Madi
son last week, Hal Martin concludes
that the real difference between the
progressives and stalwarts is that the
stalwarts are willing a few of their
numbers hold the offices but the pro
gressives all want office. This view
finds some corroboration in Prof. Holt,
who, after watching the antics of the
gathering observes that there were
about 350 delegates attending and as
near as he could figure it out 350 men
who wanted some political preferment.
There are compensations for almost
everything in life. For example, most
sections would balk at the establish
ment of a powder mill within its con
fines on account of the danger of ex
plosives, and loss of life. But in the
township of Barksdale, Washburn Cos.,
Wis., where one of the great DuPont
powder plants is located, $llB,OOO of
tax money will be paid in the coming
year to the town treasurer and will be
available for public improvements.
Hitherto the entire expenses of running
the township government, road build
ing and all, has not exceeded $3,000.
Concrete roads will be built out of this
tax money.
are as famous as
Style 577
Stout Model
Made 'to give that grace
and ease to the stout fig
ure. The broad, strong
belts give added support
to the abdomen and gives the
wearer the straight, smooth
front so much desired.
Price $2.50
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' ' ftust-Procf
The cities, counties and states are
running behind. In 1913 the average
deficit of states was 4 per cent, of the
counties 4 per cent and of cities of over
8000 population 13 per cent. How to
get additional revenue to meet new ex
penditures is one of the gravest prob
lems. Not only has congress drawn
heavily on state sources of incomes un
der the new provision, which it was
generally supposed would be reserved
for emergencies, lyit it is now threat
ening an increase of the surtax rate
and considering the imposition of an
inheritance tax. The states are shut
off by the constitution from customs.
The national government, in time of
peace, deliberately cut the tariff, ac
cording to the admissions of Mr. Un
derwood, to use an income tax, never
before validly levied in time of peace.
General Pershing was sent to Mex
ico to “get” Villa. He has not, and is
apparently not going to get him. Why,
then, is he compelled to stay in the in
terior of Mexico? Why are not the
United States troops being employed
as a mobile force along the Mexican j
border to guard the United States
against bandit raids? President Wil
son’s Mexican policy has been weird
from the beginning. He “took” Vera
Cruz; put Huerta out; and then got
out himself and turned Mexico over to j
anarchy. He then explained it all in j
an interview in the Philadelphia Satur- |
day Evening Post, saying that he j
wanted to put the Mexican peon back j
on the land. Villa, Carranza and all
the rest of them are protesting that
they are after the same thing, namely,
to put the peon back on his land. If
we now engage in the conquest of Mex
ico we shall be hearing all summer from
the stump the charges rung on that
well worn metaphor that we must vote
for the Democrats because “we must
not swap horses while crossing a
stream.” The answer that the Repub
licans ought to make is this: If you
are crossing a stream on a spavined and
obstinate old mule, and a fine well sad
dled horse comes alongside the mule,
the worse the current is the better it
will be for you to swap for the horse.
N. Y. Sun.
Common Council Proceedings.
Edgerton, Wis., June 30, 1916.
Adjourned meeting of the common
council, Mayor Conway presiding. Al
dermen present: Dickerson, Dickinson,
Jenson, Dallman, Stark.
Applications for liquor licenses from
the following persons for the year end
ing June 30, 1917, were read:
Wm. Barrett, W. C. Strieker and
August Strieker, W. P. Guttery, F. J.
Hartzheim, Geo. Schmeling, Ole M.
Rossebo and Harley Jenson, D D.
Brown, Herman Bublitz, Geo. Lynts,
Carl Dallman.
Aid. Dickinson offered the following
; resolution and moved its adoption:
Resolved by the Mayor and Common
Council, That liquor license be granted
to Wm. Barrett, W. C. Strieker and
August Strieker, W. P. Guttery, Geo.
Schmeling, D. D. Brown, Herman Bub
litz, Geo. Lynts. Carl Dallman for the
j license year ending June 30, 1917.
Motion seconded.
Roll call—Ayes 5.
Aid. Jenson moved that action on ap
; plications of F. J. Hartzheim, Ole M.
Every Pair Guaranteed
Not to Rust, Break or Tear
Style C 240
A beautiful model for the
average figure. Medium
bust and long skirt. Well
boned, but not too heavy.
Reinforced where strain is
the greatest.
Price $2.00
A Few Groceries
Worth While Trying
1 package Evaporated Apples 5c
1 pound Silver Prunes 15c
1 pound Fancy Halloween Dates 10c
Large White Fish per pound 7c
1 Asparagus Soup 6c
2 cans Pears 25c
1 can Whole Peaches 15c
Large Bottle Olives 10c
1 glass Strained Honey 8c
1 pound Pretzels 9c
Watch Our Stock and See What v/e
Have to Offer You.
Willson's Cash Grocery
Phone No. 147 ROBT. F. WILLSON, Prop. Edgerton
Rossebo and Harley Jenson for liquor
licenses be deferred.
Motion seconded.
Roll call on motion—Ayes 5.
Upon application pool table and bil
liard table licenses were granted as fol
Henry Schmeling, 2 pool tables:
Schoenfeldt Bros., 4 pool and 2 billiard
Upon application moving picture show
license was granted to J. W. Hanlon.
Aid. Dickinson offered the following
resolution and moved its adoption:
Whereas, The Street Assessment Committee
was heretofore directed by the Common Coun
cil of the City of Edgerton to prepare plans
and specifications for the improvement of
Swift street from the north margin of Fulton
street to the south margin of x.olliQ street, and
South Main street from the south margin of
Lawton street south, a distance of approxi
mately IMX) feet, and Washington street by
grading the roadway thereof and constructing
thereon a reinforced concrete pavement, to
gether with a concrete combined curb and gut
ter, and has made a report that they have
caused such plans, protiles, details and specifi
cations to be prepared and hied the same m
the office of the City Clerk: now. therefore, be
11 Resolved by the Mayor and Common Council
of the City of Edgerton, That the action of
said committee in that behalf be. and the same
is hereby approved and confirmed, and the
said plans, profiles, details and specifications
be and the same are hereby adopted.
Motion seconded.
Roll call—Ayes 5.
Aid. Dickerson offered the following
resolution and moved its adoption:
Whereas. The Common Council has duly
adopted a resolution accepting plans, profiles,
details and specifications for the improvement
of Washington street. Swift street from the
north margin of Fulton street to the south
margin of Rollin street, and South Main street
Style D 109
For medium figures
we recommend the
style below. The elas
tic gore gives ease and
comfort in any position
and keeps the corset
close to the figure.
D 109
from the north margin of Lawton street a dis
tance of approximately ISGO feet by grading
the roadway thereof and constructing ther eon
a reinforced concrete pavement, together with
a concrete combined curb and gutter; now,
therefore he it
Resolved by the Mayor and Common Council,
That such streets be improved in the manner
hereinbefore specified and that the Street As
sessment Committee be, and they are hereby
authorized to advertise for bids for such work,
and to let the contract therefor according to
Motion seconded.
Roll call—Ayes 5.
On motion council adjourned.
H. B. Knapp, City Clerk.
Edgerton, Wts., July 3, 1916.
Regular meeting of the common
council, Mayor Conway presiding. Al
dermen present: Dickerson, Dickinson,
Jenson, Dallman, Stark.
Minutes of previous meeting read
and approved.
Bills presented and allowed:
W. F. Reichardt. mauing assessment. ..s7l 12
A. Rusch, street work 1 i”
James Reynolds xx
Frank Schmeling cu
B. J. Springer •
Fred Campbell.. *?/, ™
W. Stewart "J £
Edgerton Eag>e •- • £*?
Edgerton Telephone Cos • • ‘
E. B. Eilingson. haul cart to fire £ ™
P. M. Eilingson 4 w
Committee recommended that single
light be placed on W. Fulton street
near Majestic theater.
On motion recommendation was ac
cepted and lamp ordered.
On motion council adjourned.
H. B. Knapp, City Clerk.
Back Lace
Prices range
SI.OO to $3.00
Front Lace
Prices range
$2.00 to $4.00
II li.
Ii t !

Style 2 KC 5
Front lace tor average
figures, medium low
bust, medium skirt, light
but firm boning. Pro
tecting tongue under the
Price $3.00
Good Things
For Picnic Lunches
and Outing Trips.
Baked Beans in tomato sauce —small can 7c
Baked Beans in tomato sauce—large can 12c
Baked Beans plain—large can ; 12c
Stuffed Olives—small bottle I® C
Plain Spanish Olives—large glass jar 25c
Sardines sc, 10c and 12c
Carnation Brand Evaporated Milk 5c and 10c
Peanut Butter, Prepared Mustard, Canned Corned Beef,
Minced Ham for Sandwiches, Salmon, etc.
We are headquarters for China, Crockery, Glass
ware, Fruit Jars, Can Rubbers and Covers, Jelly
Glasses, etc.
The Wedding
Silverware is essential for all weddings. Whether the gift be
a complete table service or only a few spoons, the designs
should be chosen wisely for it must give satisfaction in the
future as well as immediate pleasure. W e have full line in
Colonial, Fairfax, Etruscian, Mothers all sterling silver, as
well as full line of plated ware.
Albion St.
/ yShterb frust-Pnxf \
There is food for thought in the fact
that women in every country wear
Style 233 C
medium high bust, long
skirt, gored top for full
bust. The boning is dou
ble, making them very
strong and flexible.
Price $2.50
■ A
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233 C
Edgerton, Wis.

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