Wisconsin Tobacco Reporter
FRIDAY, JUNE 20, 1919.
Bntered as Second-class Mail Matter at the
Postofflce in Edgerton, Wisconsin.
Miss Lucy Slagg visited at Madison
from Tuesday until Friday.
Elton Ayers, who has been to France
returned home Monday night.
Mr. and Mrs. E. C. Maine visited
relatives at Milton Saturday.
The Missionary Society met with
Mrs. Maude Whitford Wednesday.
Mrs. Pliny Potter of College View,
Neb., is visiting Mrs. Wm. McCarthy.
Hazel Emerson and Marjorie Bliven
spent from Tuesday until Friday at
Fred I. Babcock returned from his
school duties at Foulk, Arkansas, last
Mrs. E. A. Drake is attending the
W. R. C. convention at Waukesha this
Mr. and Mrs. V. E. Aaby, Mrs. A.
C. Burdick and Clarence Osborn spent
Friday in Janesville.
A. B. Campbell and A. Alder are at
tending the G. A. R. encampment at
Waukesha this week.
Kinn Coon and family of Chicago and
Roy Coon and family of Stoughton vis
ited at their parental home last week.
Miss Marjorie Bliven went to Madi
son last week Saturday with her Bth
grade pupils to receive their diplomas.
The bride and groom, Mr. and Mrs.
Eldon Hayes of Janesville came Friday
and are visiting George Babcock and
Mrs. Henry Kelly received a card
from her brother, Oscar Nording, that
he had arrived at New York all 0. K.
and was at Camp Mills.
C. B. Michel and family of Marion,
lowa, drove overland in their car and
are visiting Mrs. Michel’s parents, Mr.
and Mrs. Crosley and other relatives.
Mesdames C. S. Sayre, 0. J. Palmi
ter, Ella Walters and Mr. H. E.
Thomas and family attended the com
mencement at Milton college Thursday.
Mr. aud Mrs. B. C. Wells, Mr. and
Mrs. Eugene Smith, and Mrs. Norval
Mackey of Monroe motored over and
spent Sunday at the E. A. Drake home.
Mr. and Mrs. A. B. Campbell at
tended the commencement exercises at
Milton Monday evening, their grand
daughter, Phylis Campbell, being one
of the graduates.
J. A. Slagg and E. A. Drake accom
panied Wm. Mills to Janesville Monday
where he will leave for the Woodman
Sanitarinm for treatment at Denver,
Colorado. C. I. Babcock accompanied
him to Davis Junction and helped him
Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Crandall of Wal
worth, who brougHt the body of Mrs.
Humphrey, Saturday, were called home
very suddenly Sunday morning on ac
count of the drowning of a young man
at Walworth, Mr. and Mrs. Crandall
being the undertakers at that place.
Those who attended the class play,
“Twelfth Night” at Milton college,
were Mr. and Mrs. Roy Hayes, Lioyd
Simpson, C. S. Sayre, F. E. Palmiter,
Lester Kelley, H. E. Thomas, and Mrs.
F. B. Lawton, Mrs. Geo. Waiters and
sons LaClede and Fred, Willard Bab
cock, Clinton Green, and the Misses
Edna Emerson, Mae Palmiter, Wini
fred Palmiter, Dorris Green, Marjorie
Bliven, Hazel Emerson, Elois and
Those relatives and friends from out
of town who attended the funeral of
Mrs. A. D. Humphrey were Mr. and
Mrs. F. E. Green and son Leslie, Fort
Atkinson; James Caldwell and family
and Will Humphrey, Janesville; Mr.
and Mrs. James Stebbins, Bert Camp
bell and family, Milton; Mr. and Mrs.
H. L. Baker, Mrs. C. D. Gray, Mrs.
Ervin McWilliams, Carl and Fred
Gray, Mr. and Mrs. Edgar Stebbins,
Milton Junction; Mr. and Mrs. S. C.
Humphrey, James Ogden, A. Alder
and Mrs. Willard Stebbins, Edgerton.
MRS. A. D. HUMPHREY
Laura Grippin was born in Barton,
Tioga county, N. Y., October 10, 1840,
and passed away at the home of Mr.
and Mrs. W. H. Crandall in Walworth,
Wis., June 11, 1919, agad nearly 79
years. She came to Wisconsin in 1865,
and was united in marriage to A. D.
Humphrey, November 21, 1867, and
to them was born one son, Ira D. of
Albion, Wis. She was baptised and
united with the Albion Seventh Day
Baptist church October 11, 1915, and
manifested during these few years a
fond hope for the life beyond.
She was possessed of a loving, gentle
disposition and was a devoted wife and
mother and greatly esteemed by her
many friends. She had been in failing
health for some time but the end came
suddenly, before her husband and her
son, who had that day come to Albion
to get some things for her comfort,
could reach her bedside. Besides a
host of friends and other relatives she
leaves to mourn her departure her hus
band and her only son and his wife.
Funeral services were held at the
Albion S. D. B. church Sunday, June
15, conducted by her pastor, Rev. C. S.
Sayre, and interment was made in
CARD OF THANKS.
We most heartily thank those who so
kindly assisted us in our bereavement
and also with so many beautiful flowers
and we would add our special thanks to
each society which was represented
with flowers and also for the excellent
A. D. Humphrey.
Mr. and Mrs. Ira Humphrey.
Cut the Weed.
Notice is hereby given to all prop
erty owners to destroy all noxious
weeds growing upon or alongside lands
owned by them. If this notice is com
plied with all further proceedings under
the law will be unnecessary.
A. Rusch, Street Com.
Bob Bentley returned last week from
a visit in Milwaukee.
John Ellefson of Rio, Wis., visited
relatives here Sunday.
A screened-in porch has been added
to the F. H. Pease home.
Oscar Ellefson was home from Chi
cago to spend Sunday with his family.
Samuel Bentley was home from
Janesville to spend Sunday with his
Arthur Sayre and wife of Whitehall,
111., were visiting relatives here Friday
Mrs. Chas. Raymond is in Beloit at
the bedside of her mother who is in a
Word has been received from the
John Thomson family of their safe ar
rival in New Zealand.
,Miss Ruth ' Bentley returned to Chi
cago last Sunday after a week’s vaca
tion with her parents.
Lieut. Alex Ely arrived home from
France last Friday night after eighteen
months’ service overseas.
Miss Emma Berg has gone to Lac du
Flambeau, Wis., for a two weeks’ visit
to her sister, Mrs.. Lawrence Kramer.
Geo. Jacobs of Janesville was in
town last Saturday looking up some
fire insurance risks which he has here.
“Rebecca’s Triumph,” given by 14
ladies of this vicinity on last Thursday
night, was a success from every stand
Miss Hanson left for her home at
Menominee, Wis., last Friday morning.
It is regretted that she will not return
to take charge of the school this fall.
A good deal of tobacco has been
transplanted in this section the past
week. Think it over about buying
some hail insurance in the Hartford.
There was a meeting held at the hall
Tuesday night to organize a War Sav
ing society. A program and music
were given and speakers outlined the
plans of such organization.
The church and school have recently
purchased a lawn mower to keep the
lawns around each property mowed. J.
E. Wallin has undertaken the job of
keeping the lawns in shape and it is a
noteable improvement for beauty along
the river bank.
Clayton Cox has anew Ford car.
Miss Hazel Casey visited her sister
in Madison recently.
S. Dooley of Janesville was with a
fishing party at Gibbs lake Friday.
Harold Thompson of Edgerton was
the guest of Verne Boss on Sunday.
Most of the tobacco growers are busy
transplanting this week. Cut worms
are playing havoc with the early set
Herman Handtke and family of Ed
gerton spent Sunday at the parental
Miss Agnes Mullowney spent a few
days last week the guest of Madison
Earl Thompson of Edgerton is as
sisting in transplanting tobacco at E.
Miss Vera Boss was the guest of rel
atives in Janesville from Thursday un
Miss Marie Fox has been re-engaged
to teach in the Eagle school. This is
her fourth year here.
Miss Marie Fox attended the alumni
banquet at the Janesville Training
school on Saturday.
Mrs. Grace Fessenden of Fulton vis
ited her sister, Mrs. O. A. Fessenden,
a few days recently.
Chas. Sweeney is having the barn on
the old Green homestead remodeled.
Mr. Sweeney believes in having ail his
farm buildings in fine shape.
Mr. and Mrs. Dave Wheeler motored
to Milwaukee on Monday, returning
Tuesday. Mrs. Alice Gammon return
ed with them for a short visit with
The Help-a-Bit Club met with Mrs.
B. W. Towns on Thursday. Delicious
refreshments were served. The next
meeting will be with Mrs. C. C. Hoague
on Wednesday, July 2.
Three pupils of the Eagle district fin
ished the course of study, viz.: Marvin
Leighty, Clare Barrett and Francis
Boss. They went to Janesville Tues
day to receive their diplomas.
Friends here were very much grieved
to hear of the death of Mrs. D. McCar
thy of Beloit, as she was a former res
ident, in fact the whole of her life was
spent here except the last few years
when she moved to Beloit. She has
many friends and relatives here who
sympathize with the sorrowing family.
Miss Catherine Wood of Wauwatoo
sa and Miss Wood of Sheboygan called
on friends here Sunday.
McGavock’s road builders are here
hauling gravel from the Babcock pit
over on Maple Drive.
Mrs. Kittie Chamberlain has gone
for an indefinite visit with friends and
relatives down in New York state.
Mr. and Mrs. Dave Alverson were
among the guests at the golden wedding
of Mr. and Mrs. Carle at Janesville on
Harold Becker went to Janesville on
Tuesday after his diploma, having fin
ished the district school. This certifi
cate allows him to enter the freshman
class in Edgerton this fall. We feel
that Harold deserves honorable men
tion as he is only twelve years of age.
This old burg was wide awake for a
few minutes last Sunday. Twenty
three motor cyles from Monroe and
nearby towns; all two passenger ex
cepting two, pulled into Bert Cox’s
yard a little before noon. The hot and
tired people were • not long in getting
dinner spread on the lawn and after
nearly all went fishing.
Edward Kealey was our representa
tive in the county spelling contest held
in Janesville Tuesday. Jeanette Lang
worthy was also in the contest, be
sides receiving a diploma, having com
pleted the required amount of work in
Compare these prices with any
others and you x will see that it pays to
buy here. Extra Special Sale begins
Thursday a.m. June 19
and lasts until
Wed. p.m. June 25.
These items cannot be bought on the
market today at prices offered, and the
tendency is toward higher prices.
Bargains in Canned Goods
35c Extra Fancy Red Buck Salmon, can 30c
18c Extra Fancy Succotash, can 14c
16c Extra Fancy No. 2 Tomatoes, can 13c
25c Extra Fancy No. 3 Tomatoes, can 18c
10c No. 1 Extra Fancy Lima Beans, can 7c
13c No. 3 Extra Fancy Lima Beans, can lOc
15c No. 2 Extra Fancy Sauer Kraut, can 8c
12c Campbells Tomato Soup, can 8c
Sardines, Catsup, & Mustard.
15c Catsup bot. 10c
20c Catsup bot. 16c
18c prep must’d 13c
Cereals for Every Palate
15c pkg. Armour's Com Flakes 11c
15c pkg. Kellogg's or Post Toasties 12c
15c pkg. Shredded Wheat or Grape Nuts 12c
20c pkg. Americom Breakfast Food 12c
25c pkg. Cream of Wheat 21c
22c pkg. Vitos Wheatfood 15c
15c pkg. Puffed Rice or Wheat 12c
10c White Bear Gelatine, Desert pkg, y 7c
Mystic Flour, sack 3.30 i ng p ow der 23c
Master Miller F1’r,.3.40 6-7 c rolls Toilet Pa-
Good Brooms 50 & 60c P er 25c
Extra Special Crystal White Soap.
5 bars 6c and l-10c Creme Oil Toilet Soap 30c
20 bars 6c and 4-10 c Creme Oil Toilet Soap.. .$1.20
100 bars 6c and 5-10 c Creme Oil Toilet Soap.. .5.50
Soaps and Powders
7c small pkg. Gold Dust 5c
7c pkg. Nine-O-Clock Washing Tea 3c
Large Assortment Brown Soap, Large 6c Bars 4c
Willson’s Cash Grocery
Robt F. Willson, Prop. Phone 147
the Four-corner school. Jeanette is
another 12 year old pupil who has
earned unlimited praise. She was the
highest in township spelling and arith
metic contest held last month.
Miss Leora Sherman concluded an
other very successful school year here
in district No. 4 last week. A picnic
was held in Scofield’s grove Friday.
Miss Sherman treated those present to
ice cream. The afternoon was spent
in games and races, after which all sat
down to a most bounteous supper.
The parents, pupils and friends pre
sented Miss Sherman a serving tray as
a slight token of their appreciation of
her hard and conscientious work.
Card of Thanks.
We hereby extend heartfelt thanks
to friends and neighbors for kindly acts
and expressions of sympathy in our
J. B. Miller and Wife.
All alumni of Edgerton high school
who have not paid their alumni dues,
kindly do so as soon as possible to
either Jessica North or Nora Lien.
The amount is fifteen cents each, twen
ty-five cents for a married couple.
About twenty plates still remain un
paid for since the banquet. Will those
people who were unable to find the
ticket booth please settle with one of
the above named? The price per plate
was fifty cents.
Dental Offices Close.
During June, July, August and Sep
tember our detal offices will close Sat
29t4 Dr. Holton.
Letters remaining uncalled for in the
P. 0. at Edgerton for the week ending
June 19, 1919:
Dr. H. De Boer
Mr. F. K. Bissell
Mies Pearl Christensen
Miss Veda Larson
Mr. Edward Swenson
Mr. Carl Thorstensen
Mr. H. R. Williams
Persons calling for any of the above
named letters please say “advertised.”
C. A. Horn, P. M.
10c Oil Sardines can 7c
10c Mustard " " 7c
25c sard’s tom’o seel 9c
HENRY FORD ANNOUNCES
NEW TRACTOR PRICES
$750 f. o. b. Dearborn, Mich.
Henry Ford & Son at Dearborn,
Michigan, closed their factory some
time ago in order to make changes
which would allow them to increase
their production up to a point where
they could more nearly supply the de
mand for Fordson Tractors which has
been coming to them from all parts of
the world for the past year.
The plant up to the present time has
been ixm on a war basis proposition
and at no time was it able to turn out
the enormous quantity of machines de
manded, and in order to put in the most
up-to-date methods of manufacturing
and assembling, it was necessary to
stop production for a short time.
During the shut-down, modern ways
of transporting material, and quicker
and more efficient methods of assem
bling have been effected, and for the
past two weeks the factory has run at
a small capacity in order to test out
the different assembling rows and to
make sure everything is operating
smoothly and according to schedule.
It is now hoped that with the in
creased capacity and the present line
up at the Fordson factory at Dearborn
which has grown to a wonderful size in
one year’s time and where they have
manufactured during the last year
more than fifty thousand tractors, that
dealers throughout the country will be
more nearly able to supply the demand.
The new price of $750.00 that has
just been announced by Henry Ford &
Son is made possible by the re-arrsnge
ment at the factory which allows them
to get into a great deal larger produc
tion daily. That the Fordson Tractor
has proven a success, far beyond the
fondest expectations of even the build
ers, is shown by the fact that practic
ally 80 per cent of all the tractors sold
the past year to farmers are Fordson
Tractors. Its light weight and econom
ical operation no doubt has played no
small part in the wonderful popularity
the little Fordson enjoys. Shipments
of tractors have already begun from
the factory and very soon dealers in all
localities will again be able to fill or
The Fordson Tractor is sold by the
T. & T. Motor Company of Edgerton.
—-We sell farm mortgages at 5$ per
cent net to you. Write for further in
formation.—Michaelson& Hughes Com
pany, Ladysmith, Wisconsin. 26tf
For warmer days.—Two
piece models in summer bPSbf
$12,50 to S2O H
Light weight suits in
$25, S3O, $32.50, $35 If ■
Straw Hats JS IL
$1.50 to $6 9 f
* Copyright 1918
The House of Kuppenheimer
Shirts Woven madras, fibres and
silks $2.00 to 56.00
Silk Neckwear— Special values in
fancy stripes and figures SOc, 75c, $1
Silk Hose— Phoenix Silk Hose in
black, gray, dark brown and champagne... 7Sc
PEARSON & JAGODITCH CO.
Successors to Babcock & Keller Cos.
PRICES CUT ON
and Agricultural Implements
OF ALL KINDS
Overland 1914 Model
Repainted. Four used tires and two
new Kelly-Springfield tires. Has run
4,000 miles. A BARGAIN.
J. B. SHAW ESTATE
For the June Bride
Beautiful Cut Glass at mod
erate prices. Water Sets, Berry Bowls,
Whipped Cream Sets, Jelly Plates, Cheese
Plates, Sugar and Cream Sets, Spoon
Trays, Nut Bowls, Bon Bons, etc.
Also anew supply of China
salad bowls, cake plates, bread and butter
plates, service plates, sugar and cream
sets, celery dishes, spoon trays, dresser
Don’t forget that we always
have fresh groceries on hand and the best
MRS. M. B. FLETCHER
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