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Blossoms in all Colors
Beautiful and in Full Bloom
Cut Flowers of all Kinds
Potted and Bench Plants
Hardy plants of all kinds will be furnished if not in stock at
the lowest possible price, on short notice.
Beautiful Designs For Funerals
Special attention will be given to Floral Designs for funerals.
Anything that we do not have in stock can be secured within a
day’s notice and at the lowest prices.
Telephone and mail orders will be given thfe same careful at
tention as though you made your selection personally.
Willson’s Flower Shop
Wisconsin Tobacco Reporter
Fort AtKluaon,
Ole Wigdale, a resident of Fort At
kinson for the past 50 years, died at
his home on Milwaukee Ave. E. Wed
nesday afternoon at 1 o’clock. He was
82 years old.
Don Smith, a farmer living south of
Lake Mills, recently disposed of one
hundred head of hogs to the Jones
Dairy Farm. The average weight of
these hogs was two hundred and nine
teen pounds, and the check received by
Mr. Smith, $2229.41, was the largest
ever written by the local firm to an in
dividual farmer.
The sad death of Almon C. Woodard
occurred at Mercy hospital, Janesville,
on January 9th, following an operation
which had become necessary owing to
stoppage of the bowels. Mr. Wood
ard’s death is especially sad, removing
from this life’s sphere a young man of
sterling qualities, whose constant care
had been an invalid wife.
Saturday night was a memorable
night for local Masons. Invitations
went out to all the craft to gather and
be entertained in honor of Messrs.
Stephen Haight of Rockdale and S. A.
Bridges of this city, the only two liv
ing members of Billings Lodge at the
time they joined—Mr. Haight the 26th
member in 1864 and m.. Bridges the
46th member in 1866. Bo:h joined the
Chapter in 1866. Joseph Schriener
made an eloquent speech which he
ended by presenting golden keystones
to Brothers Haight and Bridges in be
half of the Lodge. These were accept
ed in characteristic manner by both.
There was a tinge of sadness in their
remarks as they referred to the excel
lent brothers who made up the goodly
company of Master Masons at the time
they entered the lodge and of which
company they alone survive.
It seems almost incredible that one
cow can produce enough butter fat to
make over thirty-three pounds of but
ter in seven days, but such is the re
markable official recerd of Windsor
Sweet Butter Maid, H. B. 174536, who
is the dam of the Holstein sire owned
by F. B. Green & Sons at Magnolia.
Oh, Diogenes, here’s an honest man!
We refer to Ole Hoakinson of route
No. 5, Edgerton. When about to enter
the Grange bank on Tuesday of last
week, Mr. Hoakinson found thirteen
dollars near the door. He came to The
Review office and inserted an ad in an
effort to locate the loser. The ad was
inserted in Thursday’s issue and a few
hours after the paper had been circu
lated atout the city the Rev. G. W.
Endicott, pastor of the Free Methodist
church, read the ad and came to The
Review office and identified the money,
which Mr. Hoakinson graciously gave
the minister.
Mrs. Ray Gillman, an old and highly
respected resident of this city, passed
away at her home Sunday morning at
12:15 o’clock. Becoming ill on Friday,
January sth, and suffering a stroke of
paralysis the following Monday, she
gradually sank until the end. Mrs.
Gillman, whose maiden name was Sarah
A. Fellows, was born in Chili, New
York, on May 15th, 1842, being the
daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Frederick
Fellows. A little later her parents
settled in Ohio, and in 1856, when she
was but 14 years old, they came to
Wisconsin, settling on the old Fellows
farm in Center, about 6£ miles east of
Evansville. On Dec. 18, 1861, she was
united in marriage to Ray Gillman at
Delavan. Later they moved to Evans
ville where Mr. Gillman engaged in the
livery business, which he continued un
til the fall of 1887. Mrs. Gillman is
survived by her husband, Ray Gillman,
Mrs. Della K. Frantz of Belvidere, 111.;
two sons, Fred and Nay of this city,
and three sisters, Mrs. Maria Lee and
Mrs. Clinton Scofield of Evansville and
Mrs. Case of Belmont, lowa. Three
brothers, George, Edmund and Henry
W. Fellows, are dead.
Wood for Sale.
Good burr oak wood for sale by R. C.
Spike, at $5.50 per cord on the ground.
Across the road from the Sheepskin
school house. Terms cash.
C Spike
Phone 123 Black. Edgerton, Wis.
—Two new office rooms to rent, $5
per month including steam heat. Prin
gle Bros, new building. 9tf
Mrs. S. J. Clarke of Milton passed
away Tuesday morning after a brief
illness. Funeral was held Friday af
ternoon at 1:30 at her late residence
and 2 o’clock at the church.
A. P. Rice has purchased the H. W.
Rood property on Greenman street, and
Dea. H. F. Crandall has purchased the
residence property on Madison avenue
which belonged to the late Miss Sarah
Word has been received by relatives
here of the marriage of Miss Hattie
Clarke, who has been living with her
uncle, P. L. Clarke, in Denver, Colo.,
to Arthur Brady of Cozad, Neb. The
young couple will make their home at
J. S. Gilbert, aged 71, one of the old
est and most respected citizens of Mil
ton Junction, passed away Wednesday
evening at his home in that village. A
resident of Milton, Utica or Milton
Junction since 1848, a veteran of the
civil war and a prominent citizen, his
death leaves a vacancy in the list of
real pioneers of the community. Born
at West, New York state, May 23rd,
1845, Mr. Gilbert came to Wisconsin
with his parents when but three years
of age. He was married in 1876 to
Miss Emma Oviatt, who survives him.
Two sons, Ward and Dr. Zina Gilbert
of Melrose, and a daughter, Miss Bon
nie, who lives at home, and a sister,
Miss Lucinia Gilbert, are left to mourn
his loss. The funeral was held on Sat
urday from his late residence and the
interment at the cemetery there.
Claude Skibrek, West Main street
merchant, and Miss Ada Thompson
were married Thursday afternoon. They
will reside on South Page street. Mrs.
Skibrek is the only daughter of Mrs.
A. T. Thompson, who recently sold the
Grand hotel, and the bride is also a
graduate of the Stoughton high school.
The remains of Ole Wigdale arrived
Friday afternoon from Fort Atkinson
for interment at Riverside. Mr. Wig
dale came to Stoughton from Fort At
kinson years ago, went into business at
Stoughton, and finally became a part
ner with the late A. E. Anderson, con
ducting a hardware store where the
Daylight Hardware is now located. On
selling out to the Melaas-Johnson com
pany he returned to Fort Atkinson,
where he has since resided.
A man giving his name as Dr. R. L.
Boore was run in by the police Thurs
day afternoon and Friday morning he
appeared before Justice E. H. Nichols,
where he was fined $lO and costs which
he paid. Boore stayed around the St.
Paul depot all afternoon taking drinks
of alcohol from one of the two bottles
of the same kind of liquor in his pocket
and finally succumbed. He told the
justice that he had been waiting for
his family and that he would soon lo
cate in Stoughton to engage in his pro
fession, that of chiropractic.
BeatnessCannot be Cured
by local applications, as they cannot
reach the diseased portion of the ear
There is only one way to cure deafness,
and that is by constitutional remedies.
Deafness is caused by an inflamed con
dition of the mucous lining of the Eus
tachian Tube. When this tube gets in
flamed you have a rumbling sourd or
imperfect hearing, and when it i6 en
tirely closed deafness is the result, and
unless the inflamation can be taken out
and this tube restored to its normal con
dition, hearing will be destroyed forever,
nine cases out of t*-n are caused by ca
tarrh, which is nothing but an inflamed
condition of the mucous surfaces.
We will give One Hundred Dollars for
any case of deafness (eat ied by catarrh)
that cannot be cured by Hall’s Catarrh
Cure. Send fro circular, free.
F. J. Cheeney & Cos.. Toledo, O.
tsT*Sold by druggists, 75c.
Take Hall’s Family Pills for Constipation
For Sale.
Some of the very best farms in this
neighborhood at very reasonable prices;
also city property.
E. M. Ladd, Agent.
—A woman worries until she gets
wrinkles, then she worries because she
has them. Every woman should take
Hollister’s Rocky Mountain Tea. Im
prove your looks. Bright eyes, clear
complexion help a woman wonderfully.
—M. E. Titus.
—Stock Pig for sale. Inquire of
Morris Hartzell, Phone 302 Fl 5. 7tf
—Flat to rent. Apply to Frank F.
Burgy. 41 tf
—Can’t eat, sleep, work. Bad stom
ach and liver. Hollister’s Rocky Moun
tain Tea induces sweet, restful sleep,
gives you an appetite. Tones, stimu
lates and strengthens the stomach and
liver, regulates the bowels. You’ll feel
better right away.— M. E. Titus.
Henry Weidenese, sixty-three years
old, well known brewer, is dead at
Sheboygan. '
The Illinois Central railroad will
not build into Milwaukee, according
to a statement by an official.
Only nine senators appeared for the
Monday session following the recess
end only a short session was held.
Walter Whippier was instantly kill
ed when he was caught by a falling
log while unloading a car at Wausau.
Mrs. Anna Brecheimer, eighty-eight
years old, died at the home of her
daughter, Mrs. C. Gessert, at Elkhart
Charles S. Van Aucken was appoint
ed normal school regent by Governor
Philipp to succeed the late William
F. Wolfe.
Seven calves born to six cows with
in twenty-four hours is the record es
tablished on the farm of Ed Klessig
near Manitowoc.
Automobile dealers of Manitowoc
have organized an association. They
will stage the first county auto show
on March 2,3 and 4.
The resources of Wisconsin state
banks have increased $44,141,959 dur
ing the last year, according to the
state banking department.
Knocked out of a tree by a falling
branch, Joseph Kalina fell thirty-five
feet to the ground at Stevens Point
and suffered internal injuries.
Myrtle Malchow, five years old, died
at Oshkosh as the result of her cloth
ing catching fire, when she lighted a
Christmas tree left up since the holi
Government engineers arrived in
Green Bay to begin taking soundings
in the bay and Fox river channels pre-
to the work of deepening
Herbert Kreuger, fifteen years old,
was seriously burned about the face
and body when he tried to start a fire
in a tank heater with gasoline at
Stanislaus Lewandoski of Milwau
kee was found guilty of practicing
medicine without a license. He r was
fined SSOO and committed to the house
of correction for one year.
Bishop Paul P. Rhode of the Green
Bay diocese, in a letter to the Fox
River Valley Efficiency league, states
his approval of the Evjue resolution,
which was introduced in the legisla
The Chicago and Northwestern Rail
road company applied to the railroad
commission for permission to issue
$10,000,000 worth of equipment bonds.
The money is to be used for rolling
Mrs. Josephine Fisher Leeman, for
mer prominent Kenosha woman and
the wife of Paul J. Leeman, vice pres
ident of the First National Security
bank at Minneapolis, died at Minne
The Kenosha county board, by a
vote of 16 to 1, passed resolutions
providing for the issuance of bonds of
$71,000 to complete the permanent
road building in the towns of Paris
and Bristol.
Former United States Senator Isaac
Stephenson has contracted for a $15,-
000 soldiers’ monument to be erected
on Stephenson Isle, where the new T
park to be presented to the city by
Mr. Stephenson is to be located.
Patrolman Lawrence Preisinger, on
duty to preserve order at the Audi
torium among the fight fans, worked
so hard in trying to keep the fans
from booing Fredie Welsh, that on his
way home he dropped dead of apo
Sheriff Michael Hallen of MarinetU
has petitioned the circuit court to de
clare invalid the salary provision
made for his office by the last county
board. His salary was fixed at SI,BOO,
with an allowance of S4OO for the
board of prisoners.
The Wisconsin Woman’s Suffrage
association re-elected Mrs. H. M. You
mans of Waukesha president. Mrs. A.
J. Rogers, Milwaukee, was elected
recording secretary and the Rev.
Olympia Brown of Racine was made
honorary president.
John D. Gillett, aged 66, one of
Superior’s best known residents, suc
cumbed to pneumonia after a week’s
illness. He was auditor of the Su
perior Telegram, which at various
times he served as managing editor
and busines manager.
A bill by Assemblyman Campbell of
Milwaukee fixes the penalty for tak
ing an automobile for joy riding im
prisonment for one to five years and
another to abolish fine penalty for
shooting birds from automobiles and
to fix a jail penalty at from thirty
days to one year.
As some of the Milwaukee surgeons
working at the military hospitals in
Vienna, who were sent by the Ger
man-Austrian Aid society as a Wis
consin unit, are anxious to return
home, substitutes may be sent in the
near future to replace them, according
to an announcement.
A pedestrian has the right of way
over an automobile in crossing a
street, Circuit Judge Oscar M. Fritz
ruled at Milwaukee in awarding Frank
Klokow $5,000 damages, the full
amoun asked in the latter’s suit
against C. P. Harbauch, for injuries
suffered when Klokow" was struck by
the defendant’s automobile.
Announcement is made of the con
solidation of the daiy newspapers of
La Crosse, the Tribune and Leader-
Press and the Chronicle, a Sunday
morning edition of the Leader-Press.
Their resources are to be pooled in
the La Crosse Tribune and Leader-
Press, which will publish weekday
evenings and Sunday morning.
John Henry Baker, o&e of the early
settlers of Langlade county, is dead
in Antigo.
Samuel Barr, ninety years old, a
veteran of the civil war, died at his
home at Beloit.
Frank Rosch, prominent druggist
and former mayor, is seriously ill at
his home at Menasha.
Emil Martens, fifty-two years old,
business man and former alderman,
is dead at Manitowoc.
Whitney school, the oldest public
school in Green Bay, was destroyed by
fire. The loss is $35,000.
John Greenwold, sixty-five yerrs
old, dropped dead on the street at
Ashland from heart failure.
• A municipal skating rink is being
constructed by the city of Black River
Falls. It will cover about four acres.
It is estimated that loss by fire re
cently to the O. Torrison store at
Manitowoc will amount to about $30,-
President Wilson nominated Ella M.
Taylor as postmaster at Blue River,
and Theodore Koenig for Schleisinger
Charles Butke, who says his home
is in Milwaukee, has been arrested by
the Green Bay police on a charge of
In the assembly the much talked of
referendum on prohibition was intro
duced by W. T. Evjue of the First
Madison district.
Mr. and Mrs. George W. Crossman
celebrated the sixty-third anniversary
of their marriage at their home at
Janesville, Jan. 21.
Herbert Marsh of Stevens Point has
gone to take the position of assistant
clerk in the senate chamber of the
capitol in Madison.
A farmers’ school will be held at
Chetek the first week in February,
under the direction of R. L. Cuff, coun
ty agricultural agent.
Farmers near Almena have organ
ized a country club, with the idea of
purchasing a creamery and making
it a co-operative industry.
The family of Joseph Jordan was
compelled to flee in their night clothes
when their home in the north out
skirts of Beloit was burned.
Robbers entered the fur store of
Louis Boerner of Antigo and stole
six fur overcoats and the pick of the
other high priced furs in stock.
Henry J. Schlesinger, Milwaukee
multi-millionaire, was married to
Mona Strader, the daughter of R. S.
Strader, the noted turfman at Lexing
ton, Ky.
Edward Baker has been appointed
postmaster at Miner, Juneau county,
vice Norsby, resigned. Oscar W. Jufch
was appointed rural letter carrier at
The annual meeting of the convo
cation of La Crosse was held at Rice
Lake. An informal reception was given
the Episcopal clergy by the members
of the Commercial club.
The Association of Secretaries of
the County Fair Associations of Wis
consin, in annual convention at Madi
son, had a cabaret entertainment, the
principal actors being from Chicago.
Having the distinction of shooting
a wolf in his back yard, situated in
Rice Lake, with a population esti
mated at 5,000 people, was the experi
ence of H. H. Jewett, a pharmacist.
At the seventeenth annual meeting
of the Black River Falls Advancement
association, a contract was entered in
to by the United Clothes Manufactur
ing company to build a $60,000 plant.
Stevens Point retains the Yellow
stone trail as a result of the contest
with Grand Rapids. Now anew con
test between the two cities has begun
over the federal road, which is being
Assemblyman Everett proposes in a
bill to reduce the membership of the
state board of control from five to
three and increasing the salaries from
$2,500 to $5,000. The term of office
is six years.
The smoke stack at the American
Parlor Frame company’s plant, sev
enty feet high, was blown down at
Sheboygan. The stack fell a few
minutes after a number of school chil
dren had passed.
After two attempts to effect a re
conciliation with his wife, from whom
he had been separated several months,
William Bunn, a Madison machinist,
is alleged to have shot and killed Mrs.
Mrs. Anna C. Harrington, wife of
John Harrington, inheritance tax com
missioner for the state of Wisconsin,
died suddenly at her home at Oshkosh.
Death was caused by heart failure su
perinduced by the grippe.
Louis Burnquis, twenty-eight, Be
loit farmer, was found dead in his
woodshed. He had hanged himself
from a rafter. Two days before he
bade his wife and child good-by, say
ing he was going out to work on his
Senator Fred Baxter of Superior of
fered a bill carrying an appropriation
of $50,000 for anew sanatorium for
the treatment of tuberculosis. He asks
that the institution will be built some
where in the northern part of the
A silver medal and a pension was
awarded the widow of Joseph P. De
morath, Berlin, Wis., who died Oct.
23 in an attempt to save Benjamine
D. Werle of Milwaukee from drown
ing, by the Carnegie Hero Medal fund
The assembly concurred in the
Whitman bill to continue the state
board of public affairs and making an
annual appropriation for it of SIB,OOO.
The vote on concurrence was 74 to 11.
This was the first big bill to go to
the governor.
Because of the increased number of
students attending school at Birch
wood, the local school building has be
come exceptionally crowded and many
citizens are advocating a union free
high school, to include towns within
a large radius about Birchwood.
Borgnis, Edgerton
If it s Building Material
You want
You’ll find it at our yard, for we
carry everything from heavy di
mensions to lath, shingles and
finish —including lime and cement
Come in and tell us your building
plans and we’ help you select the
right material
Heddles Lumber Cos.
Edgerton, Wisconsin.
Trices remain as yet the same
Touring Car $360.00
Runabout $345.00
But Cars get scarcer every day. This is not
bunk, but facts. We must have a signed
order before we can get your car.
Don’t lose a minute if you want a car this spring
Theo. Tellefson & Son
Clearing Prices on Coats
No matter what you wish to pay you will find a coat to your
liking. Coats which represent the season’s best models for
street and dress wear. Materials of Velour, Plush, Bolivia,
Broadcloths, Cheviots, Plaids, etc., in all favored shades.
$7.50 to $37.50
Worth Double
Wonderful Silk Petticoat, while they last $ 1.50
Skirts at Clearance prices 3.95
Waist Clearance, special lot at 3.95
Silk Dresses —special at 16.75
Serges, special 9.65
Simpson Garment Store

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