Wisconsin Tobacco Reporter
FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 2, 1917
PUBLISHED EVERY FRIDAY
Dora Lawton was a Milton visitor
Mrs. Eliza Crandall is ill with bron
Miss Gladys Drake took dinner with
Doris Bliven Saturday.
Stephen Lawton is home from Milton
college on account of illness.
Mrs. C. S. Sayre attended the fun
eral of a friend in Milton Friday.
Miss Kathleen O’Haro took supper
at John Bliven’s last Tuesday night.
Miss Ruth Stillman of Milton visited
at her parental home over the week
Miss Nellie Babcock attended the
funeral of her uncle at Evansville Fri
Mrs. Fred Burdick of Milton Junction
visited her sister, Mrs. G. L. Walters,
Mis3 Bertha Peterson of Orfordville
visited Miss Melvina Lund a portion of
Mrs. Eliza Smith is on Albion Prairie
caring for Mrs. Perry Saunders and in
Mrs. Florence Ford Stewart and baby
of Rockford are visiting at the home of
her mother, Mrs. A. M. Ford.
Misses Mildred and Winifred Palmi
ter spent Saturday with their grand
parents, Mr. and Mrs. O. L. Coon.
Mrs. Frank Brown and Mrs. Chas.
Swift of Edgerton spent Wednesday
afternoon with Mrs. I. D. Humphrey.
The members of the Albion M. W. A.
Camp and families spent a very pleas
ant evening at the home of Mr. and
Mrs. O. J. Palmiter Tuesday.
Mr. and Mrs. Fred Lawton visited
her sister, Mrs. James Angell, and
family in Janesville Thursday. The
Angell family are moving out west.
Mrs. A. M. Ford, Mrs. John Bliven
and son Horace visited their daughters,
Bessie Ford and Marion Bliven, at
Mercy hospital, Janesville, Saturday.
Mr. and Mrs. D. L. Babcock enter
tained at dinner last Thursday Mr. and
Mrs. 0. J. Palmiter, Mr. and Mrs. F.
E. Palmiter and Mr. and Mrs. M. J.
A shower was held at the D. D. Em
erson home Sunday for Miss Margaret
Dates. The young ladies ' served a 12
o’clock dinner. The bride-to-be re
ceived a number of pretty and useful
presents. All present report a good
Neil McGinley is visiting relatives in
Beloit. ~ ,
Mrs. Arthur Green spent Tuesday
with Mrs. Frank Boss.
F. G. Fessenden has sold his farm to
C. E. Sweeney. Consideration $15,000.
Hugh Sweeney’s family of Edgerton
spent Sunday at the E. M. Nalan home.
Mrs. H. Becker of Edgerton was ar
over Sunday visitor at her home here.
Mr. and Mrs. J. Wheeler were Sun
day visitors at the home of Arthur
Frank Boss wishes to thank all the
patrons who kindly assisted in filling
the ice house last week.
Mi. Frank Kosloske of Milwaukee
was an over Sunday visitor with his
brother at the E. M. Nalan home.
A large number attended the dance
given by the Y. M. C. A. boys in their
hall at Fulton Friday night and all re
port a fine time.
Miss Ella Moore has returned to her
home in Stebbinsville after spending
the past two weeks with • her sister,
Mrs. Robt. Ford.
The Help-a-Bit Club met with Mrs.
Frank Boss on Thursday. Refresh
ments were served and a pleasant af
ternoon spent. The next meeting will
be with Mrs. Thos. Cassidy on Wednes
day, Feb. 14.
C. W. McCarthy spent Sunday in Ev
Miss Marion Earle returned to White
Robert Fessenden is visiting at the
home of D. Casey.
Dennis Casey spent Saturday and
Sunday in Janesville.
James McCarthy was a caller in Ev
ansville on Monday.
Mrs. Chas. White spent part of last
week in Janesville.
Mrs. O. Mabie returned home from
Racine on Wednesday.
Miss Margaret Ford returned home
from Stoughton on Saturday.
Mack and Donald Sweeney spent
Sunday with John and Oscar Mabie.
Floyd Mabie of Edgerton visited Sat
urday and Sunday at his home here.
Robert and Katherine Earle of Janes
ville spent Saturday at their home here.
Misses Jennie McCarthy and Marie
Knight spent Sunday at the home of
Miss Susie Nelson and Mr. Edwin
Jenson spent Sunday evening with Mr.
and Mrs. Claude Watson.
Mrs. M. Downey of Stoughton re
turned home Wednesday after spending
a week at the home of Claude Watson.
Mrs. L. Barrett and Messrs. John
Ford and Archie Mabie spent Thursday
evening at the home of C. W. McCar
Miss Nora McCarthy, who graduated
from Whitewater normal last week,
has accepted a position as teacher at
Mr. and Mrs. Ed Moore and daughter
Dorothy and Mr. and Mrs. A. Brown
were callers at the home of R. L. Earle
P. S. Alverson has been under the
weather the past two weeks.
Another little girl came to the Ed
Krause home at Koshkonong on Jan.
Mrs. Peter Fox has been with her
daughter at Koshkonong the past two
Mr. and Mrs. Dehna and are now at
home in the house they purchased from
Wm. Lietz and Miss Lulu helped to
make a birthday at Bill Fiedler’s in
South Fulton last Sunday.
Orlo Tubbs and Bert Shuman went
over to Lloyd Porter’s a week ago Sun
day to strip tobacco for Geo. Babcock.
Mrs. Abblet has spent the greater
part of the time since Christmas help
ing care for her mother, Mrs. Clough.
Jack Price, still running on the St.
Paul between Janesville and Mineral
Point, made a flying trip to the Ford
one day since we wrote.
Mr. and Mrs. Gilmore have taken
rooms in Edgerton for the tobacco
work. Joe Kenyon and Fred Galiitz
occupy their house here.
, Miss Delia McChesney has changed
her plans and will not go to Florida this
season. She came down from Edger
ton Sunday to visit her sisters.
Mrs. Lew Barrenger of Magnolia,
Miss Edith Ossesky of Neirgor and Mr.
Hubert Greenwood of LaMoile, Minn.,
were entertained on the east side last
Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Teubert and
Georgie went to their new home in
Racine last week. Mable, Eddie and
Louie were already employed there.
On their way they stopped in Janesville
to see the new baby at the Buggs
Mrs. Gertrude Heggested spent Mon
day with her daughter, Mrs. Oscar
Mr. and Mrs. Alex Jensen and son
were Sunday guests of Mr. and Mrs.
Miss Eleanor Jensen is confined to
her bed this week following an opera
tion for an ingrowing toe nail.
Alex Jensen is recovering from a se
vere wound received two weeks ago
when he was kicked by a sharp shod
Mr. and Mr. Albert Christian, Mr.
and Mrs. Herbie Herried and Carl Nel
son spent Sunday evening at Alex Jen
Sunday afternoon the families of J.
S. Marsden of Edgerton and William
Gardiner visited at the home of Wm.
Ole Kjernis was called to Chicago
Friday by the illness of his sister, Mrs.
Andrew Eggun, whose death occurred
Mr. and Mrs. Ole Kjernis and Mr.
and Mrs. Oscar Kjernis spent Sunday
at the home of the latter’s sister, Mrs.
Andrew Femrite, in Stoughton.
Mr. and Mrs. H. A. Brown and son
of Hartford, Mich., left Monday morn
ing after a week’s visit at the home of
their daughter, Mrs. Wm. Gardiner Jr.
The soft spell of Monday was a very
welcome visitor to farmers here as it
has given them a chance to take down
nearly all the tobacco which was hang
ing in the sheds. The first half of sev
eral of our crops was delivered in Ed
gerton last week.
Louis Jensen was taken sick Monday
morning with his third attack of ap
pendicitis and Monday night was taken
to the general hospital in Madison for
an operation. The operation was suc
cessful and at present writing he is do
ing as well as can be expected.
Dwight Page was down from Stough
Misses Carrie and Emma Berg were
home over Sunday.
Miss Artie Attlesey of Janesville
spent Sunday with her parents.
Oscar Ellefson was up from Chicago
to spend Sunday with his family.
County Agriculturist Markham spent
Saturday and Sunday in this section.
Mrs. Baker of Chicago is visiting her
sister, Miss Sophie Ellefson, for a few
Mrs. T. E. Sayre and son Ralph of
Beloit were visiting relatives here over
Mrs. Wm. Gardiner’s Jr. parents,
Mr. and Mrs. Brown of Michigan, are
Mrs. Horace Pease spent several
days this week visiting friends in Fort
Atkinson and Janesville.
Forest Fessenden has sold his farm.
The deal was made through Chas.
Sweeney of Edgerton.
In the near future local talent will
gut on a play entitled “The Danger
ignal,” under the auspices of the
R. S. Pease was up from Janesville
Sunday. The condition of Mrs. Pease
last week was rather serious tfut at
present she is gaining.
Social Center meeting tonight, Feb.
2. The program is a debate on Woman
Suffrage by able speakers. There will
also be several musical numbers.
A son was born to Mr. and Mrs. Cal
vin West, Tuesday, Jan. 23. Dad West
needs an assistant agriculturist up in
Sawyer county so we expect he is wel
A large crowd attended the dance
last Friday night given by the Y. M.
C. A. boys. Besides meeting the boys
a good profit was made which goes to
ward paying their share in improving
the hall. The crowd was one of the
most orderly and well behaved ever
seen in our village.
The Y. M. C. A. boys will give their
annual minstrel show and box social on
Friday evening, Feb. 9th. The ladies
are requested to bring boxes, the pro
ceeds of the sale of which will go to
the fund the boys are raising for their
share of the hall expenses. The min
strel show is free and those who at
tended this event last year remember
the fqn and will surely make an effort
to be there this time.
Mrs. Mat Hammas is on the sick list.
Harvey Bickle is cutting wood for
Lawrence Messmer returned to White
Gail Marsden and family were Sun
day visitors with his parents.
Mr. and Mrs. Frank Kirby were re
cent visitors at R. Klement’s.
Rudolph Punzel is helping Mr. Koch
of Oakland get up his wood.
The Ladies Aid society met with Mrs.
Tom Marsden Wednesday afternoon.
Mrs. Ed Loga and Mrs. August Loga
called on Mrs. Matt Hrmmas Sunday.
A number of farmers around here
delivered half of their tobacco last
Mr. and Mrs. Roy Luderman of Fort
Atkinson spent Sunday with B. J.
Ed Loga entertained the men’s bible
class at an oyster supper last Wednes
Mrs. A. Marsden and Mrs. A. Loga
called on Mrs. Walter Ratzloff one day
Mr. and Mrs. Frank Jenkins spent
one day last week with John Bickle
Freight Rates Reduced.
How shippers of all classes and prob
ably the ultimate consumer will benefit
from the decision of the railroad com
mission in the Tittemore case appears
in a partial analysis of the new rates.
The saving on a single shipment under
the new tariffs will be comparatively
small, but in the aggregate on a year’s
business the reduction will mean a sub
stantial item to many interests.
Edgerton is one of the large tobacco
shipping centers, and many small con
signments are sent to factories in Mil
waukee and other parts of the state.
While the reduction in freight might
not reach the man who smoked the
cigar, the maker will profit. If he
buys a case of tobacco in Edgerton,
which weighs, with the box, about 400
pounds, until the new rate goes into
effect he will pay $1.46 freight to Mil
waukee. After that the freight will
be sl.ll. Boots and shoes shipped
from Milwaukee to Edgerton, which is
is a distance of 71 miles, will show the
same reduction. In the case of the
small dealer in fruits, for instance, who
makes a small profit and takes chances
on losses, this item will be welcome.
Thousands of pounds of fruits are
shipped daily from Milwaukee to in
In the report of the Albion Mutual
Fire Insurance Cos. ’s losses paid in 1916
published last week, the loss of Otto
Otteson farm fire should have read
$99.00 instead of $9.90.
We Carry a Complete Line of
Pratt’s Stock Food
Every article is absolutely guaranteed to give sat
isfaction or money refunded. Watch for the
$1.35 free coupon in February number of all the
leading Farm Magazines. ,
Sold Exclusively by
Dallmann Drug Cos.
GEORGE- DALLMANN, Mgr.
M. B. FLETCHER
China, Crockery, Glassware,
Notions, Staple Dry Goods,
We deliver to all parts of the city and respectfully
solicit your patronage.
M. B. FLETCHER.
Passing of Edward Nelson.
Edward Nelson, “ Huck, ” who
has been a familiar character about
this community for a number of years,
succumbed to an attack of pneumonia
at his rooms in the Schmeling block
Sunday night. He was born in the
town of Albion in 1851 and the greater
part of his life he had been employed
upon farms in Fulton and Porter, for
many years working on the Orson Cox
and John Bates farms. He was cared
for during his sickness by Mr. and Mrs.
Henry Schmeling in their home, having
been employed by him at farm labor
during the past year. The funeral was
privately conducted at the Tellefson
Bros, undertaking rooms and burial
took place in Fassett cemetery.
Electrify to Coast.
With 400 miles of its Pacific exten
sion now operating electrically, the
Chicago, Milwaukee and St. Paul rail
road announced, through A. C. Good
now, assistant to the president, that
the line will extend its electrification to
The railroad now has 416 miles—from
Harlowtown to East Portal under
electrification, and Mr. Goodnow said
the success of the new motive power
has been so phenomenal that there will
be no further delay in extending the
electrification through the Cascade
mountains and to the coast.
It is declared that the ease with
which the freight trains are handled
over steep grades makes it imperative
to proceed with the electrification. One
motor does the work of three or four
steam engines on the steepest grades,
at a speed of fifteen miles an hour.
For Sale Cheap— One electric wash
ing machine in first class condition.
Inquire of W. H. Morrissey.
If you have not attended our
you’ve overlooked something.
at prices that save from
$2.00 to $5.00 on Suits
$5.00 Shoes in broken lots at $2.98
$2.00 and $1.50 Dress Shirts at 95c
Work Shirts at ... 43c
15 cent Black Sox at - 9c
$1.25 Sweaters at 98c
20 per cent Discount on Mackinaws.
10 per cent Discount on Boys’ Clothes
10 per cent Discount on Underwear.
BABCOCK & min
THE STORE OF SERVICE
Healing Salve or Powder
Our line comprises the leading brands and can be relied on
to produce results.
Satisfaction guaranteed. Now is the time when some of
these remedies will pay large dividends.
Titus’ Drug Store
Opposite Postoffice Edgerton, Wis.
19,000,000 In Use.
Repairing a Watch is difficult. It requires
a careful experienced workman.
Watch and Jewelry Repairing
CHAS. H. HITCHCOCK
Now located in Postoffice block, Henry St.
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