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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 mailorders will be given the same careful at tention as though you made your selection personally. PHONE NO. 30 Willson’s Flower Shop viscousSe Tobacco Reporter FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 23, 1917 PUBLISHED EVERY FRIDAY ZO & ** E 3 PONDN C t Deerfield Jens Anderson was taken with pneu monia on Saturday of last week. At this time he is a little on the gain. His son, L. A. Anderson of Edgerton, came over Wednesday to assist in caring for him. Mrs. L. B. Cooper, mother of Mrs. H. B. Fargo of this place, and J. C. Cooper of Lake Mills, died of old age at the home of the latter on Ihursday Mrs. Cooper would have been 92 years old next August. Dr. A. C. Gunderson has rented of fices in the Gay building in Madison and will begin the practice of his profes sion there on March Ist. He has ar ranged to practically succeed Dr. Mar tin Olson there, as the latter has just been called to a very lucrative insur ance position in lowa. Martin Berge died at 3 o’clock on Thursday morning of pneumonia. He had been ailing and acting queer for about a week and Poor Commissioner Kravick came over from Cambridge Wednesday to have him taken to the Mendota hospital. On examination it was found he was too ill physically to be taken and he was removed to the Walker hotel where he died. Milton E. G. Jones was called to Rome, N. Y., Monday morning by the serious ill ness of his mother. A later telegram stated that she had passed away before he arrived home. Miss Melva Thorngate was taken with a severe attack of appendicitis Friday afternoon and Saturday after noon she was taken to Mercy hospital in Janesville where she submitted to an operation that evening. The Milton Junction high school team which won in the Rock county stock judging contest in January, represent ed this district at Madison last week and won seventh place in the state con test there. The strong Jefferson high school basketball team went down in defeat before Milton Junction last Saturday night at the Milton gym by a score of 13 to 10. The local team showed su perior strength throughout the game. Rev. Frank Millar, pastor of the Methodist church at Oakfield, Wis., died Feb, 9, 1917, in the 59th year of his age. In his boyhood he came to Milton where his father was assign ed as pastor of the M. E. church. Fort AtKlimon. Something seldom heard of is a cow giving birth to triplet calves. R. Took er of Koshkonong has one that has two sons and a daughter, and all doing fine. Some cow! Those are the kind to keep. To keep his prize winning black Mi norcas from being nipped by the frigid weather, Dan Strickland placed one night last week an oil stove in their _ coop. In the morning he found twelve hens dead. They had suffocated. Mr. Strickland valued one of the birds at SSO. C. M. Robinson of Sturgeon, Mo., said to be the tallest man in the United States, is here this week buying Hol stein cattle from the Edgewater farms for the Sturgeon Calf Club. Mr. Rob inson is seven feet tall. For twelve years he traveled with Barnum’s cir cus. He quit the show life several years ago and entered into the dairy and stock buying business. He sure does make people “look up” when he goes past. The annual meeting of the Central State League officials will be held at the Fort Atkinson Club Tuesday after noon, March 6th. At that time the league officers will be elected, we might say re-elected, and other important business attended to. At present the personnel of the league is in doubt. There are rumors that Beaver Dam and Watertown will not put teams in the field this season, leaving two gaps in the circuit that will be hard to fill. Just what towns will be taken to make up the league will be decided at the coming meeting. Wanted— Would like 10 to 15 acres of tobacco land to work on shares, or would hire out by the year. Am a married man and have had experience in growing tobacco. —Roy Maston, R 5, Stoughton. 12tf Stoughton Miss Ethel Greenwood of Edgerton is a visitor with her sister, Mrs. A. S. Thompson, West Jefferson street. Married, at the Lutheran parsonage Wednesday afternoon, by the Rev. R. 0. Brandt, Clarence N. Enger to Miss Agnes Larson. After a wedding trip the couple will settle down on the En ger farm on the south shore of Lake Waubesa. Even Gunderson passed away Friday morning at the home for the aged north of the city from old age infirmities. He was about 70 years old. Mr. Gun derson, who was a brother of Osmon Gunderson of Beloit, belonged in the vicinity of Stoughton prior to entering the home. Rev. H. S. Stub, D. D., of St. Paul, visited his son, Rev. J. A. O. Stub, pastor of the Christ Lutheran congre gations. Dr. Stub is president of the Lutheran Synod. He was for many years instructor at Hamline seminary. During the past year Dr. Stub was subjected to serious illness. Herbert Wildermuth of Sheboygan Falls was a Stoughton visitor Sunday with his sister, Mrs. Charles Bacon, and husband, West Main street. Mr. Wildermuth, who served on the Mexi can frontier, received word some time ago from Washington that in case it was demanded he must serve further time in the army. Ole Wettleson, a soldier of the six ties and a charter member of Philo C. Buckman post, G. A. R., Stoughton, died Sunday night at the home of his daughter, Mrs. George Lunde, on route 2, Pleasant Springs. Ever since the war Mr. Wettleson has been living in these parts with the exception of a few years at Baldwin, Wis. But for the infirmities of old age Mr. Wettleson had not been ill. Art of Politeness. All truly artistic effort is a labor of love, and love never counts the cost. Art has no price and makes none. A perfect art of politeness ever in volves in one respect or another acts of self abnegation. There is the famous example of Lord Stair and Louis XIY. when his lord ship, being bidden by the king to pre cede him into one of the royal car riages, immediately complied. The politeness was equal on both sides. The French sovereign gave proof of so magnanimous a monarch by abandoning his prerogative of pre cedence in his own dominions to the Scotch viscount. The English ambassador returned the compliment by yielding immediate obe dience to the behest of a king who was not his master. Neither sacrifice was outdone by the other. Early Railroading. Some seventy-five years ago when two trains of the Western Atlantic railway met on the road’s single track line violent discussions ensued be tween the conductors as to which train should back up and take the side track, and the engineers frequently joined in the dispute. Rule 14, issued March 1, 1852, says: “Asa general rule when trains meet between stations the train nearest the turnout will run back. Any dispute as to which train is to retire is to be determined at once by the conductors without interference on the part of the engineman. This rule is required to be varied in favor of the heaviest loaded engine or worst grades if they meet near the center.” Conductors were admonished never to leave either terminal point without the mail or at least first sending to the postoffice for it DeatnessCannot toe 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 au inflamed con dition of the mucous lining of the Eus tachian When this tube gets in flamed y>u have a rumbling sound or imperfect hearing, and when it is en tirely c’jsed 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 ft 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 (caused by catarrh) that cannot be cured by Hall’s Catarrh Cure. Send fro circular, free. F. J. Cheeney & Cos., Toledo, O. lEySold by druggists, 75c. Take Hall’s Family Pills for Constipation n Edward Baker has been named post master at Miner, and May Johnson at Wanderoos. Civil service examination will be held on March 10 for postmaster at Dor onda and Maple. An option was taken at Fond du Lac by a large syndicate to absorb the Fond du Lac and Oshkosh public util ities. The village of Union Grove was with out light and water save that furnish ed by kerosene lamps and wells. Fire destroyed the power plant. Charles Brown, La Crosse engineer on the Burlington road, was caught in a blizzard recently. He developed pneumonia and died at Savanna, 111. Fred Brownell, forty-eight years old, single, was found in a garage at Eau Claire frozen to death. Two empty whisky bottles were found beside the body. A referendum vote on a $500,000 bond issue for roads was ordered by the Douglas county board of super visors to be taken at the election in April. Civil service examination will be held on March 10 for postmaster at Tioga. Charles L. Lewis Jr. has been commissioned postmaster at Beaver Brook. Ralph, the nineteen months old son of Mr. and Mrs. Ralph McNeely, died at Green Bay from burns received when his clothing caught fire from the kitchen stove. That the La Follette forces in the legislature will fight the Bray bill to legalize party conventions is reflected in the opposition of Lieutenant Gov ernor E. F. Dithmar to this bill. A Washington report says tri-weekly rural free delivery service will be es tablished on March 1 at Grantsburg, Burnett county. The length of the route will be twenty-nine miles. Citizens have agreed to advocate a bill to be introduced in the legislature providing anew high school district in Sawyer county. The proposed dis trict will include fifteen townships. Miss Nellie Willems, of Depere, died of burns received three weeks ago. She was watching a pot boiling over a fire near the house, when her dress caught fire and was burned off her body. Dr. Charles Dyke of Johnstown Cen ter, was partially overcome by fumes of gas, while driving in a closed auto mobile. The doctor had connected his engine to obtain heat from the ex haust. Miss Martha Wang, who has been a nurse in Minnesota hospitals and in the Wisconsin state hospital at Men dota, has been elected by the school board as public school nurse for Eau Claire. George Ruegger of Radison is one of the county’s most successful wolf hunters. He distinguished himself by displaying eight wolf pelts and one wild cat skin. The bounty received was SIBO. Otto Quass, a boarder, lost SBOO in bills in the home of Mrs. Thekla Henn, 1129 Twenty-first street at Milwaukee, when an explosion caused by gas wrecked the building and destroyed the money. Nicolai Berg, eighty-two years old, well known throughout the section of Bloomer, is dead. William Fuller, eighty-six years old, one of Bloom er’s early citizens, died from an at tack of la grippe. Death forestalled the law in the case of “Red” Koch, alleged bail jumper and member of the “Reckless Six,” at La Crosse. He died of tuber culosis a few hours before he was to have been taken into court. Word has been received at Birch wood of the death of Elias Tobias of Siren, Burnette county, a private in the Canadian army in northern France. Tobias enlisted in the Cana dian regiment in March, 1916. The Manitowoc Shipbuilding com pany, operating the shipyards and boiler works and employing 800 men, announced that a bonus system would operate in its plant for one year. The bonuses will range from 2 y 2 to 10 per cent. V. A. Kimberly, lieutenant in the United States navy, visited the Barks dale Powder plant near —aand in specting the triton which is being made for the government, contracted for in December, and to get details as to the capacity of the plant. Mrs. Theodore Weslowski was bad ly burned about the arms and face at Depere when she attempted to enter her home, which was on fire, in order to save S2OO which her husband had concealed in a bed mattress. The house and money were destroyed. George Wilkinson, well known North Wisconsin logger and camp foreman and farmer, was found near Buena Vista, Alaska, with his head crushed. He was identified by a letter in his pocket from Attorney Arthur Barry of Milwaukee, who leaves for Alaska to investigate. Kenosha has a three year old fire hero in the person of litlte Jimmie Meyers, son of Mr. and Mrs. Albert Meyers, who just after midnight crawled through a smoked-filled apart ment and awakened his mother just in time to make it possible for the family to get out of the burning apart ment. At a meeting of the Oshkosh branch of the German-American alliance, at tended by about 400 members, the president, Charles Oellerich, warned German residents to closely follow the path of American citizenship and to remain calm, avoiding criticism of the policy of the government in the pres ent crisis with Germany. Bryan will be one of fife speakers at Ashland in a big dry rally at Ash land in March according to present plans. Russell Hyatt, eighty-six years old, a resident of Sheboygan county since 1854, died at the home of his son at Sheboygan. Miss Gro Tufie, eighty-eight years old, who had resided on the same homestead at Nashotah for seventy three years, is dead. F. M. Johnson, a railroad employe for forty-five years, dropped dead in the North Western depot at Green Bay of heart failure. William R. Roellig, seventy-three, is dead from blood poisoning, following the application of carbolic acid to a bunion at La Crosse. Mrs. B. Regan, wife of the station agent at Brodhead, fell on an icy side walk and was so injured that she has lost the power of speech. An advance of fifty cents per bar rel in the price of beer was announced by Green Bay brewers. This brings the cost per barrel up to $7.40. Members and former members of the Manitowoc county board must pay back to the county $3,300 in fees which the court holds as illegally accepted. Henry Layman, thirty-eight years old, a sawmill worker, died from loss of blood when he was crushed under an engine in the railway yards at An tigo. The county board of supervisors of La Crosse county voted to bond the county for $50,000 for the erection of a tuberculosis sanatorium at La Crosse. The amended moving picture bill was passed by the senate. It empow ers boards and councils to legalize Sunday entertainment under proper restrictions. Explosion of a gas engine used to operate a milking machine on the farm of Edward Witting, near Foot ville, caused a fire which destroyed the $3,000 barn. - William Colden, twenty-two years old, was so severely gored by an in furiated bull on his fathers’ farm, near Brodhead, ten days ago that he died from his injuries. The Manitowoc Shipbuilding and Drydock company has announced a bonus of ten per cent for all employes who remain in the service of the con cern for three months or more. Plans for the establishment of state owned markets in cities and villages as a means to regulate the prices of farm products is incorporated in a bill offered in the Wisconsin legislature. Mrs. Elizabeth Lathrop, aged sixty nine, sister of Chief Justice J. B. Win slow of the Wisconsin supreme court, is dead at the residence of her daugh ter, Mrs. William J. Fuller at Madison. Stanley Bartkowiak, twenty-one, a former bookkeeper in a south side bank at Milwaukee, was sentenced to the reformatory for two and one-half years on a charge of having stolen $3,- 047. Peter Karsten, seventy-two years old, one of the earliest settlers in the town of Brillion, died at Askeaton sud denly. He had been chairman of the town for many years and a member of the county board. Thomas Burns, aged ninety-six years, the oldest man in Kenosha county, died at his home. He was an employe of the Chicago and North Western Railway company for more than half a century. John Samuel Lay, of Janesville, hus band of the late Janet B. Day and father of John Day, the former uni versity athlete, who was drowned in Lake Mendota in 1894, died four weeks after his wife’s death. At the Sunday service at Trinity Episcopal church at Oshkosh the vest ed choir in its processional and reces sional was headed with the cross and the American flag, side by side. “Amer ica” was also sung with fervor. A reorganization of the Clark Car riage company, pioneer industry of Oshkosh, has been carried out for the purpose of entering actively into the manufacture of automobile bodies and other parts in which wood is used. Milwaukee and Wisconsin are prac tically without coal. The supply in some of the smaller cities is already exhausted, while at Milwaukee the dealers, large and small, are refusing all orders. The car shortage is blamed. The farm house of Gunder Bjelland at Clinton was burned to the ground when an overheated stovepipe started a blaze. Bjelland was ill in bed, but he rose and helped fight the flames. He froze both feet and is in a critical condition. The body of Charles Miller, fifty four, of Janesville, was found hanging from a rafter in the basement of his billiard hall at Janesville. A loaded revolver was found in one of Miller’s pockets. Business troubles are be lieved to have caused the suicide. Members of the Cadet band of Osh kosh have repudiated the letter writ ten by Charles Potratz, which gave the band’s indorsement of the stand taken by Assemblyman Charles F. Hart of Oshkosh in blocking legisla tive approval of the President’s action in the crisis with Germany. J. R. Watenpuhl, the village black smith and automobile mender of Au gusta, will, according to a decision of the Wisconsin supreme court, have to pay Dr. Frederick Smith of Chicago $2,000 for alienating the affections of the doctor’s wife, Martha Smith, for merly Martha Kaplinski, a belle of Augusta. Assemblyman Pieper’s joint resolu tion on the junior prom was one of the features of the session of the as sembly. The resolution characterized the prom as a scene of splendor “in which the charms of the Creator’s’ most perfect creation —the women— were shown in natural state, without being diminished to any marked ex tent by any useless wearing apparel.” Dame Fashion’s Newest [917 Models : 1 IN: : f Ladies’ Surma Hats All the latest creations in Milan, Hemp and Jap Straws. Col ors are White, Black, Green, Blue, Gray, Old Rose, Burgundy, Brown, etc. They Are Ne'W’ They Are Distinct They Are Snappy They Are Right The low prices we ask for these cannot help but interest you. Hats for Ladies, Misses and Children. Watch Our Windows See Our Stock: BORGNIS - Edgerton His Phone is No. 72 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. Why Pay the Peddler or Can ■j —... ——MMBTtiinnin; n■ nm—— turn vasser Twice These Prices? You can save a good deal of money b* buying your stock tonic at this store, instead of paying the ped dler big, fancy prices for goods of unknown qual ity. Look at these prices for that old reliable and guaranteed stock conditioner and worm expeller— DR. HE.SS STOCK TONIC 25 lb. pail costs $2.00 100 lb. drum costs $6.50 Remember, we have no peddler’s wegons and horses ex penses to pay. That’s why we can sell you Dr. Hess Stock Tonic at these rock-bottom prices. Here is another point, Mr. Farmer, we want to em phasize, that is: Dr. Hess Stock Tonic is highly con centracted; it goes farther, as the small dose quan tity proves. Dr. Hess Stock Tonic is put to your animals in a thriving condition, make the ailing ones healthy and expel the worms—otherwise you get your money back right here at our store. We also handle Dr. Hess Dip and Disinfectant Dr. Hess Poultry Pan-a-ce-a Dr. Hess Instant Louse Killer DEAN SWIFT Phone 204 The Rexall Store Edgerton, Wis. i Spring Garments in a wide assortment now on display. We invite every lady to inspect this showing. FINAL Clearing Prices on Coats Winter Coats $5.00 The Balance of Our Plush Coats $7.50 and SIO.OO Simpson Garment Store JANESVILLE, WISCONSIN.