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CONGRESS PASSES
DRY RESOLUTION
Senate Accepts Meaasure as
Passed by the House.
FINAL VOTE WAS 47 TO 8
Resolution Provides That Amendment
Must Be Ratified by Necessary
Number of States Within
Seven Years.
Washington, Dec. 19. —The Consti
tutional amendment for national pro
hibition was finally submitted by con
gress to the states, for ratification or
rejection within seven years. The sen
ate completed congressional action by
accepting the resolution, as passed by
the house, 47 to 8, without a roll call.
Vote in House Was 282 to 128.
Washington, Dec. 18.—The resolution
to submit to the states a national pro
hibition amendment to the federal Con
stitution was adopted on Monday by
the house.
With a vote of two-tliirds required
for its approval the vote of the house
announced by Speaker Clark was 282
to 128, or 25 more than required.
A wild demonstration took place in
the house. W. J. Bryan appeared on
the floor and took a seat with Repre
sentative Webb as corecipient of con
gratulations.
An amendment by Representative
Lea of California, providing that pro
hibition provisions should not apply to
Sight wines and beer was rejected by a
rising vote of 232 to 107.
What Dry Amendment Provides.
The resolution for a dry amendment
to the federal Constitution adopted by
the lower house of congress provides
that the amendment must be ratified
by the necessary number of states
.Within seven year. The senate already
has adopted a similar resolution, but
specifies that it must be ratified within
six years. Only an agreement as to
the number of years now is necessary
$o put the question before the states,
& states must ratify the amendment.
Twenty-seven states already are dry.
DEMOCRATS AGAINST BILL.
Blackmon, Bruckner, Buchanan,
Caldwell, Campbell (Pa.), Cantril, Ca
r£w, Crurch, Coady, Crossier, Dale
(N. Y.), Doremus, Dupre, Eagen, Es
tppinal, Fitzgerald, Flyn, Gallagher,
Gard, Garner, (Tex.), Gordon, Gray
(Ala.), Griffin, Hamill, Hardy, Heflin,
Huddleston, Huibert, Igoe, Key (O.),
Lazaro, Lea (Cal.), Lesher, Linthicum,
Louergen, McAndrews, McLemore, Ma
her, Mansfield, Oliver (N. Y.),
O’Shauglinessy, Overmyer, Phelan,
Pout, Riordan, Rouse (Ky.), Sabath,
SJherley, Sherwood, Slayden, Small,
(Charles B. Smith, Thomas F. Smith,
Steel, Sullivan, Talbott, Van Dyke,
Welty, Wilson, Wilson (Tex.); total,
64.
REPUBLICANS AGAINST.
Bacharach, Britten, Cary, Chandler
,(N. Y.), Clark (Pa.), Classon, Crago,
Davidson, Davis, Drukker, Dyer, Ed
monds, Benjamin L. Fairchild, Francis,
Freeman. Gillett, Glynn, Graham (Pa.),
Gray (N. J.), Greene (Mass.), Greene
(Vt.), Heaton, Haskell, Hull (la.), Juul,
Kahn, Kennedy (R. I.), Lelilbacli, Long
worth, Lufkin, McArthur, Madden, Mc-
Laughlin (Pa.), Magee, Meeker, Mer
rett, Moore (Pa.), Morin, Mudd, Nich
bis (Mich.), Nolan, Parker (N. J.), Por
ter, Ramsey, Roberts, Rodenberg, San
ford, Scott (Pa.), Siegel, Snyder, Staf
ford, Swift, Templeton, Tilson, Vare,
yoight (Wis.), Waldow, Walsh, Ward,
Watson (Pa.), Winslow (Mass.); total,
62.
INDEPENDENTS AGAINST.
London (Soc.), Martin (Prog.); to
tal, 2.
PAIRS OF ABSENTEES.
Stephens (Neb.) and Neeley (W. Va.)
for amendment with Gallivan (Mass.)
against it; Goodwin (Ark.) and Miller
(Wash.) for amendment with Tague
(Idass.) against it; Taylor (Colo.) and
(Seorge W. Fairchild for amendment,
with Curry (Cal.) against it.
GOVERNOR’S HOME BLOWN UP
Abortive Attempt Made to Kill Cali
fornia's Executive—No Clew to
Perpetrators.
Sacramento, Cal., Dec. 19. —Without
a clew to guide them, police officers
and state officials began an investiga
tion of the bomb explosion which part
ly wrecked the executive mansion. Al
though Governor Stephens and mem
bers of his family were asleep in the
mansion jrhen the bomb exploded no
qne was injured. The back porch of
the executive mansion was destroyed
and a corner of the house torn away.
MEANS FOUND NOT GUILTY
New Yorker Acquitted of Charge of
Murdering Mrs. Maude A. King—
Jury Out Fifteen Hours.
Concord, N. C., Dec. 17. —Gaston B.
Means was acquitted here of a charge
of slaying Mrs. Maude A. King, the
wealthy New York and Chicago
widow. The jury deliberated a little
over fifteen hours.
“Hold Back Hogs” Is Advice.
Washington, Dec. 19. —The food ad
ministration counseled farmers to hold
back their hogs, because the Chicagq
market is glutted with more pork thad
the packers can handle, largely be**
cause of congested transportation
Cillties.
Xmas Suggestions
For the Ladies For the Gentlemen
Watches Watches
Bracelets Watch Fobs
Brooches Rings
Rings Scarf Pins
Lavallieres Gold Knives
Lingerie Clasps Cuff Buttons
Waist Pins Manicure Sets
Manicure Sets Military Brushes
Dresser Sets Pocket Combs
Napkin Holders Paper Knives
Emb. Scissors Desk Sets
Tatting Shuttles Napkin Holders
Silver Stilettos Watch Charms
Picture Frames Picture Lockets
Silver Thimbles Tie Clasps
For the Little Folks
Spoons Combs
Knife and Fork Sets Gold Rings
Silver Cups Neck Chains
Napkin Rings Lockets
Hair Brushes Dress Pins
Also a Beautiful Line of
Etched and Cut Glsss
and Silverware
— MAY SPENCER”
JEWELER
r
Unless You Have Heard
*The NEW EDISON
“The Phonograph with a Soul,” you do not
realize that the great inventor has actually
evolved anew art.
Even more vividly and convincingly than
the motion picture reproduces the drama this
marvelous instrument re- creates music. In
fact, as the famous tone tests have effectively
proved, no human ear can detect a shade of
difference between the rendition of the living
artist and that of ‘‘the phonograph with a
After January Ist,
the New Edison, “the phonograph with a soul, ” will cost you
more than the present selling price. The Edison Laboratories
have announced an advance in prices effective January Ist.
You will of course want to buy your New Edison before
January Ist. We do not need to tell you of the freight congestion
and the possibility of freight embargoes. Therefore we strongly
advise you to buy your New Edison now.
There will be no increase in the price of Edison Re-Crea
tions, and if there should be a freight embargo, they can be shipped
from the Edison Laboratories by express.
WILL BARDEEN
Edgerton, Wis.
Chair and Rocking Chair Sale
SALE NOW ON!
A Full Car Load
of choice up-to-date Chairs and Rockers at your own price. This
lot of Chairs and Rockers I bought at LESS THAN
l /s the Regular Price
and you can secure one or more at the cost of a common cheap ar
ticle. They are
Genuine Quarter Sawed Oak
leather seats, finished polished golden, dull, fumed and Jacobean.
Also some in walnut and mahogany.
No Home But Can Use a New Chair or
Qnolf Of They will give added comfort and interest to your
nUultul i home. Rockers and chairs for every room in the
home, and the price SO LOW you will think they are almost a gift.
Just the thing for Xmas gifts. Nothing more practical.
THEO. A. CLARKE
Albion Street Edgerton, Wis.
Special
Bargains in
Christmas
Furs i
Last call for Christmas
You will have to settle the Gift Question quickly. Remember, this big and busy
store is better prepared than ever to take care of the last great rush. Everything is con
veniently displayed in brilliantly lighted booths, showing lines suitable for Christmas
gifts.
The Name BOSTWICK Insures Quality
exclusiveness, dependability and complete satisfaction.
Attention Everybody! 10% Off
on our entire stock of /Women’s and Misses’ dresses. Women’s and Misses’ suits at half
price. Women’s and Misses’ coats at a big reduction.
Handsome Blouses make most practical gifts—Crepe de chine blouses in many beau
tiful models—prices range from $3.75 to $6.00. Georgette Crepe blouses, all colors and
black, prices from $5.00 to $14.00.
Silk Petticoats are welcome Christmas Gifts. Beautiful silk petticoats in plain,
changeable and figured effects—s3.so to SB.OO
Visit Our Great Hosiery Section
The gift buyer will find an unusually attractive display of silk hosiery, prices
from 50c to $2.00
Sweaters in a big variety of styles from $5.00 to SIB.OO.
Bath Robes, wonderful assortment to choose from at $3.50 to SB.OO
Women’s Neckwear for Christmas. The finest collection we have ever assembled,
hundreds of styles at 25c to $3.50
VISIT OUR LINEN SECTION. Beautiful Linens are always acceptable Christmas
Gifts. We invite your inspection.
OUR GREAT SECOND FLOOR. Unusual values offered in this department in floor
coverings, curtains, draperies, blankets, comforters, auto robes, bed spreads, cedar
chests, matting boxes, couch covers, floor lamps, table lamps, carpet sweepers, etc.
Our out-of-town customers are cordially invited to make the BIG STORE their head
quarters.
Come to the Greatest Christmas Store in Southern Wisconsin
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INSTEAD OF REAL GRAVELY IT ' •
Insiirancc
Why run the risk of loss of prop
erty by fire when a few dollars
will insure you against total
cash loss by having a policy in a
good insurance company. We
are representing some of the
best companies doing business
in the United States.
Big Risks
OR
Small Ones
W e are prepared to . handle in
surance of any amount you
want. Do not place your insur
ance without seeing
E M. LADD
INSURANCE AGENCY
EDGERTON WIS.
IIS
- Janesville, Wisconsin
Luxurious Sample Coats.
Prices are Most Attractive
You cannot afford to let a day pass without providing your
self a coat suited to this more wintry weather. By purchasing
these Sample Coats we have so bounteously provided all manner
of coat styles and fabrics as to warrant our saying we are in a po
sition to fill any call that is made upon us. The collection of fur
trimmed coats is unusually large. ,
Those Interested in Furs
SHOULD CALL ON US.
Simpson Garment Store
JANESVILLE, WISCONSIN.
C. E. SWEENEY.
Dealer in Real Estate*
Edgerton, Wisconsin,
WISCONSIN and WESTERN LANDS
for sale ©r exchange.
GEO. W. BLANCHARD
Attomey-at-Law
Mclntosh-Thompson Block
Edgerton, - - Wisconsin
Welcome"
to the
BIG
STORE

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