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Mias Hazel Sweeney is paying a visit at the home cf her parents near town. —Miss Hattie Pyre was down for an over Sunday visit at the home of her mother. —Miss Florence Flagg has been vis iting her sister at Watertown during .the week. —Miss Mary Barrett is visiting for a few days with Mrs. W. L. Rasmussen in Chicago. Wm. Mclntosh has purchased a new Buick roadster and J. A. Jenson a five passenger Buick. Misses Frances and Mona Nichols are home for vacation from teaching at Eau Claire and Princeton. —J. O. Henderson and wife passed a few days of the week with their son, Dr. Henderson, in Stoughton. Harry McChesney and wife were out from Chicago for an over Sunday visit at the home of his parents. —The Bethany Circle will be enter tained by Miss Mollie Harrison at her home Thursday evening, June 20th. • —Miss Jessica North departed Fri day for Mansfield, La., to investigate the proposition tendered her of taking editorial charge of a sorority magazine. —Summer temperatures broke in on us suddenly Sunday when thermome ters climbed above the 90 mark in the shade—the first real hot day of the season. —Mrs. C. H. Mclntyre came up from Chicago a few days this week to ar range for the storing of her household goods shipped here from Cedar Rapids, lowa, their former home. —An auto party of young ladies con sisting of Misses Emma Thompson, Helen Coon, Nellie Bradley, Elizabeth and Isabell Hepburn and Beula Croft paid a visit to Camp Grant on Sunday. —Visitors at Camp Grant learn that Lee Hanson, late clerk of The Carlton hotel, has been assigned as drillmaster for a squad of negro rookies that have lately arrived from the South. —After finishing her school year at Beloit college, Miss Florence Jack left for Kansas City to join a Redpath con cert company who are to fill dates largely in the east during the Chautau qua season. —John Byrne, living three miles west of town, had his Ford car stolen from the streets of Janesville Thursday evening while he was attending the high school commencement exercises. His license number was 91,967. Mr. and Mrs. Earl Strong went to Camp Grant Monday where Mr. Strong is inspecting the work at the Y. M. C. A. camps and checking their accounts. His employment by the government will take him to the various canton ments. —Peter McCann has received no fur ther information regarding hi3 son Harry who was reported by the war department severely wounded on the battle front in France on May 28th. No news may be considered good news and it is safe to conclude the young man is convalescing. —One of a number of large moving trucks that wa3 passing through town Thursday failed to negotiate the turn at the Ebbott corner owing to some fault of the steering gear and crashed into the ornamental lighting post. The cast iron standard was broken off and the globes and bulbs smashed. Miss Luella Crandall was hit by a passing auto Saturday afternoon as she was turning into the yard at the Will Barber home in Albion. The car turned out to pass and struck the horse, breaking its front leg, which necessi tated the killing of the animal. The owner of the car proved to be a town of Oakland farmer. —Miss Alice Bolte of Janesville and Frank Stewart of Edgerton were quietly married at Rockford Wednes day at St. Judas’church, Father Quinn performing the ceremony. They were attended by the brother and sister of the groom. After a short honeymoon trip they will be at home at 306 North Academy street, Janesville. —The name of an 18 year old Evans ville boy was included in Monday’s cas ualty list among those severely wound ed. He is Clifford Stiff. His mother received a telegram from the war de partment Sunday morning announcing the boy had been wounded. He was under age when he enlisted last fall but secured the consent of his mother and left with a company from Janes ville. • —The women of Wisconsin, with the club women acting as a soliciting com mittee and custodian of the fund, are planning to build a furlough house for our boys in France. It will be a place where they can recuperate after the war’s activities have ceased and where they can have the comforts of heme as nearly as possible until they are again called back to the trenches. The women of Edgerton wish to contribute their share towards this fund. Some one suggested that every body in town be asked to lopk up all their discarded gold jewelry and silver and give it to the cause. There will be a committee at the club room in the library on Tues day, June 25th, afternoon and evening, to receive these donations. —J. C. Croft was in Madison for a short stay Wednesday. —Mrs. H. Handtke has gone to Hor icon for a short visit with relatives. Mrs. Joe Hruska was a guest of Miss Lucile Verbeck at Lodi over Sun day. —Mrs. Kate Hyland visited with rel atives in Stoughton the first of the week. Mrs. 0. Hollo is up from Rockford for a short visit with relatives residing here. Mrs. Wm. Barrett has been in Mil waukee a portion of the week with her husband who is in a hospital there. Miss Nora Larson has gone to Chi cago to enter the National Kindergar ten college to take a course of study. —W. T. Pomeroy has shipped over a hundred thousand tobacco plants to farmers, and he still has more to spare. —H. M. Raymond is attending the K. P. Grand Kodge at Sheboygan this week as representative from the local organization. —A shower was given at the home of Miss Nyria Gile Monday evening in honor of Miss Mildred Doty who is soon to become a bride. —A number of young people assem bled at the Rossebo home Monday even ing to celebrate the birthday anniver sary of Miss Berth. —Relatives here have been informed of the safe arrival in France of Wm. Rodenz with the 10th Field Artillery. He joined the colors in Arizona. —Oscar Gronseth, well known to the music loving people of Edgerton, will give a sacred concert at the Norwegian church Thursday evening, June 27th. Admission 25 cents. —The Social Center will meet at Al bion Prairie school house Friday even ing, June 21. Attorney Blanchard will deliver an address. No admission and everybody welcome. —ln the honor roll of patriotic men awarded “war diplomas’’ at the uni versity at Madison appear three from Edgerton: Glen Gardiner, Charles Mc- Intosh and Lowell Whittet. -The last regular meeting of East ern Star previous to the summer vaca tion will be held next Tuesday evening, June 25th. There is business of impor tance and a full attendance is desired. —The Ladies society of the Norwe gian Lutheran church will be enter tained at the country home of Mrs. Martin Matheson, Thursday, June 27. Transportation will be furnished from the church at 1 o’clock. —Mr. Gabey of Evansville, who is engaged in blazing the way of the trail for the trunk state highway, was in Edgerton Wednesday. The patrol maintenance man has been on the job since May Ist in our zone. —A. W. Shumway and wife, H. B. Knapp and wife were at Camp Grant Tuesday. Together with all the many interesting sights at Camp Grant you are permitted to take only a “peep” at the German prisoners interned there in the wire pen. —The Racine Feet Knitting Cos. have their new factory here ready to start operations as soon as the machines, long past due, arrive. The power is already installed and the knitting ma chines are expected any day now and can quickly be attached. The T. A. & B. hall has been transferred into a very pleasant shop. The manager says he has over 60 applications from female operators who desire work in this fac tory. —The members of the Rock County Council of Defense were given an invi tation to attend the moving picture “Gerard’s Four Years in Germany’’ at the Apollo theater in Janesville Monday afternoon. Through the courtesy of Mr. A. Mclntosh, chairman of the Ed gerton branch, a number of the mem bers went by auto that day and saw the picture. The same picture will be shown at the Lyric here. See an nouncement in another column. —The war department has given out the information that the 32nd Division is now fighting on German soil. The 32nd Division was stationed at Camp MacArthur and were taken over sea in February. The two companies of Rock county soldiers recruited into the na tional guard, Company M of Janesville, composed of Janesville, Edgerton and Evansville boys and former Company Lof Beloit, are in this division. True, Company M has been divided material ly, many former members having been sent to other divisions or like Captain Edgar Caldwell, transferred into the regular army. The majority, however, remain in the division and are doubt less taking part in the fighting. —Sunday, June 16th, a number of Boy Seoul a hiked to the river to pass tests and to be instructed in various Boy Scout activities. A good time was reported by all. According to rules, certain tests were passed and boys were recorded in their advancement record. The following passed their tests successfully: Fire Te3t Earl Thompson, J. McDonough, A. Johnson, R. Bardeen. Cooking Test D. Lord, Earl Thompson, A. Johnson. E. Hub bell, J. McDonough, R. Bardeen, V. Bardeen. First Aid —A. Johnson, J. McDonough. Knife and Axe Earl Thompson, J. McDonough. Tracking— E. Hubbell, V. Ellingson. * Compass j R. Bardeen. “War Savings Drive.’’ The nation-wide drive for the sale of $2,000,000,000 of war savings stamps is to be completed by midnight June 28th. The same committee who had charge of the Liberty Loan drive will handle the War Savings. The pledges are all that is required at this time, and these pledges can be paid any time before December 31st. The local committee will canvass the city of Edgerton next week, and every body is expected to pledge as many certificates as they can possibly afford. SI,OOO is the limit that one person can buy, but you can subscribe for SI,OOO for yourself and also for your wife and children. These certificates pay 4 per cent interest, compounded quarterly, and are free from all tax, making them an ideal investment for both large and small investors. Be prepared to hand in your pledge next week when you are called upon. Did the above notice bring to you the fact that it is the dimes, the quar ters, as well as the dollars that are necessary to drive out our enemies’ silent allies? We bought bonds before in order that we might not be placed in bondage to the Germans later. We are now asked to buy stamps that the stamp of German soldiery may be stilled and vic tory more quickly come to our boys over there. Every man, woman and child should find it possible to pledge to buy War Savings Stamps. There will be a final wind-up and report made of the suc cess met with in the local joint school district. This will occur at a meeting to be held at the high school building on June 28 at 7:30 in the evening. Be at that meeting if you live in the school district. Attendance at this meeting will be an evidence of your co-opera tion. You cannot afford not to give this evidence of a feeling which you undoubtedly possess. Obituary WILLIAM JOHN PARK. William John Park was born in Bal lymeena, County Antriam, Ireland, on March 22, 1836, and was raised in the Presbyterian faith. He came to this country when a young man and lived for a short time in Philadelphia, after which he came to Wisconsin and later settled on the farm near Edgerton. He was married to Miss Frances Ad amson April 9, 1882. They lived on the farm until the year 1913 when they re moved to their home in Edgerton. He is survived by his wife and three daughters, Mary (Mrs. L. Archie An derson of Rugby, N. D.), Harriet (Mrs. Henry E. Pierce who lives on the home farm) and Violet, at home. Mr. Park was quiet and unassuming, and an industrious, home-ioving man. He had deep religious convictions and a firm faith in an over ruling Provi dence. He joined the Methodist church early in life and later, the United Brethren. He suffered a paralytic stroke nine years ago, has been an invalid for years and for the past two years helpless. He passed away peacefully at his home at 2 p. m. June 14. The service was held at the home Sunday at 2 p. m., conducted by Rev. Schoenfeld, who spoke from I Tim. 4:7 “I have fought a good fight, I have finished my course, I have kept the faith. Music was furnished by Mes dames Smith and Hyland. The many beautiful flowers were silent tokens of the sympathy and regard of old neigh bors and friends. Interment was made in Fassett cemetery. *** Married. COOPER-PIERCE. Wednesday evening, June 12, at the home of the bride’s parents, Mr. and Mrs. Benj. Cooper, at Newville, oc curred the marriage of their daughter, Lillian Lucy, to Gailen Allen Pierce of Rock River. The Rev. Mr. Smith of Richland Center performed the cere mony that united these young lives. Only the immediate relatiAes of the bride and groom were present. The bride was becomingly gowned in tan silk. After the ceremony and congrat ulations, a delicious two-course supper was served. The bride has just finished a success ful year teaching in the North Milton school and is well and favorably known. The groom is a son of Mr. and Mr3. S. S. Pierce and graduated from the Mil ton Junction high school with the class of 1916. He has made a home for his bride on his father’s farm at Thibeau Point and there the newly married couple went Wednesday evening to be gin housekeeping. The congratulations and best wishes of their many friends are extended to them. 44* New Limit on Sugar Sales. “Limit sales of sugar to town or city consumers to two pounds and sales to rural consumers to five pounds,” State Food Administrator Magnus Swenson : notified the county food administrators. “No householder can buy more than twenty-five pounds of sugar for can- ; ning purposes except on special permit from their local food administrator,” he said. Each retailer must keep a sugar book \ for the inspection of the county food.! administrators in which all sales of ! sugar with name of buyer shall be re-, corded. Any violations by retailers < will cut off their sugar supply. ■ From Our Soldier Boys. Somewhere in France, May 23d, 1918. Dear Mother and All: Well, this leaves me feeling fine and dandy and hope it finds you all the same. We are just beginning to get our summer weather around here now and it surely feels fine. The sun is shining and the birds singing and the flowers are be ginning to bloom, just as if there was no war. It sounds queer to hear the small birds singing and to hear a shell burst not more than a dozen feet away. The shelling doesn’t seem to scare the birds away. I* was going through a certain city over here the other day and met Hugo Stark and Chris Nelson. Tom Ruosch and a Lein boy. I told you in another letter that his name was Tellefson bu t was mistaken. I saw Hugo again last evening. They are all well and work ing hard, I guess, at least Hugo didn’t say anything about any of them being sick. The boys told me where I could find another bunch from home and as I was located only three or four miles from there, I went over there. There are about a dozen boys from home in a regiment of infantry. I went over and met Hurley Ford, then he took me down the street and met young Bliven, Balke and Harry McCann. Some of the other boys I met were young Amund son, Griep, Johnny Strasburg and a kid they call “Pee-Wee,” one that played football and basketball. I can’t think of his name. His is short and a good looking boy. His father lives west of town, I believe. I met some others but cannot remember although I know them all well. None of our boys were there. Guy, George, Mahlon and Gale and some other sergeants were left Somewhere in France training other troops. If I neglected to thank the Federa tion of Women’s Clubs for their Xmas present, it was surely a mistake, be cause I am sure I sent a letter to them soon after receiving the gift. I have never received anything from the Red Cross, but that was probably lost in shipment. Must close for this time. With love to all, I remain your loving son and brother, Cfl. Edson L. OGDEN. Under date of May 23rd, Lieut. Leon Ellingson writes from somewhere in France and says: “Things are going fine. lam at present going to school which will be over in another week. Thank the Lord for small favors. It has been three weeks of the hardest studying and work I have done in some time. I am writing this in class, altho it is now past eight. One more hour and I am ready for bed. I suppose you heard of the bunch being split up. We all hated to have it come but this is war. All of the non-commission officers were held to drill the new men and they sure needed drilling. Lieut. W T ood is with the company again and it sure makes all of us feel happier. Sergt. George Lyntz is here at school also but is tak ing a different course so do not see him very often. Until today the weather has* been beautiful with plenty of sun shine. Tonight is a little cool but far from being disagreeable. This is the most beautiful country I ever hope to see.” >£>ergt. E. W. Shaw in writing from France under date of May 3rd says in part: “Last night an American girl ambu lance driver drove by our camp and stopped for a talk with the boys and nearly every one in camp flocked around her car, as an American girl here is •something we seldom see and it is a great treat to talk to one. There are a great many American girls and women over here, but I guess they are all in the American section of the front working for the Red Cross, Y. M. C. A. and Salvation Army. We see a great many French girls and a few English, but the good American girl has got the world beat. “It does us a great deal of good to read about the patriotism the people at home are showing and it is up to our country to win the war as soon as pos sible, so the more soldiers they send and more money they raise the quicker this hideous war will end. We have no idea how long it will last and as a high officer told me, that anybody who who stated how much longer the war was going to la9t was crazy. It may be six months and may be six years, but it i3 hard to believe that it can last a great time. It is the greatest thing our country ever did to declare war on Germany, as there was practically no chance to stay out of it much longer, and also the wonderful help we will be to the allies. We have been able to see how the Germans ruined everything they saw, that they did not steal. And if you could see the cities with not a single building standing, churches that were beautiful, now in ruins, and graveyards all smashed to pieces, fruit trees sawed off for no reason only to destroy, and hear the stories of other things they have done, would make anybody want to fight them.” Harvey Davis, with Cos. C, 107 Field Signal, writes to his folks from France and in part says: We are now in a fruit and grain country, fruit on the hillsides and grain in the valleys. They do their plowing with oxen, as the horses have all been taken for war purposes. It is just grand here and has rained only a few days since we came. Tell dad he ought to see a French shot gun and he would think they were years behind the times. There is quite a lot of game around here, rabbits and pheasants, and I would like to go hunting, but we have larger game to hunt for awhile. It is hard to write because we are not permitted to write all we know. Give my regards to all and teli them that I am well. War Savings Day. According to the proclamation of President Wilson as president of the j United States and of Governor Philipp as governor of Wisconsin, I hereby re- ; quest that ali citizens of the city of j Edgerton who are wage earners or j have an income from any source do j purchase war savings stamps in a lib eral way. June 28th is the day-set apart as War Savings Day and subscriptions will be taken at the Child high school on that day at 2 o’clock p. m. Jos. J. Leary, Mayor. \ We want the same as you want — satisfaction, We guarantee it. Panama Hats $3.50, $4.00, $5.00 You’ll find here a com plete showing of panamas. Styles with lots of pep for young fellows; styles more conserva tive for older men. Panama hats are no higher in price than they were be fore the war, they’re one of the few' exceptions. They are the most comfortable hat to be had for summer wear —$3.50, $4, $5. See them in our Windows Anderson & Farman Cos. \ The Home of Hart Schaffner & Marx Clothes Specials at Conn’s Grocery SUMMER DRINKS Root Beer 15c Ginger Ale 15c Sarsaparilla .- 15c Birch Beer 15c Grape Juice 10, 25 and 50c Fruit Nectar Compound 35c A 35c bottle will make 2 gallons of beverage BAKED BEANS Medium size can 15c Large size can 18c CATSUP Medium size bottle 20c Large size bottle 25c OLIVES Ripe Olives can 15c to 75c Green Olives can 10c to 40c Deviled Olives can 12c to 25c J. w. CONN Phones 32 and 58 Edgerton, Wisconsin. The Kodak gHjgJl tells the story of home life to the boys “over there.” Keep a record of your vacations, travels and little pleasure trips. \ Supplies of All Kinds For the Kodak frank ash DRIED FRUIT Prunes 12c to 18c Dried Peaches 15c Peeled Peaches 20c Apricots 25c Pears 18 to 25c CHEESE Brick Cheese 30c Limberger Cheese 35c Mild Cheese 32c Old Cheese 35c BERRIES Only a half crop of Berries. This will be the last week for straw berries.