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—Paul Jenson is ill at his home on Swift street. —Mrs. J. W. Conn visited in Janes ville Saturday. Mrs. Russ of Watertown is the guest of Mrs. D. C. Gile. Miss Oiga Hanson visited friends in Stoughton over Sunday. Miss Emma Heller was home for a short stay the first of the week. —Miss Sophia Strieker is passing a week’s vacation with friends in Beloit. —Neil Mason expects to move to his new farm near Albion some time this fall. —Waldo Ellingson, who is a student at Beloit college, spent Sunday at his home. —W. A. McCarthy has sold his farm West of Albion to Bernt Johnson of U tica. —Sixty per cent of all the high school teachers in the United States are women. —Martin Magnuson and wife have returned from a two months' visit in Norway. —Andrew Thoreson is spending a week’s vacation at hfs uncle’s home in Chicago. —Miss Elizabeth Ellingson spent the week end with her sister Margaret at Madison. -Mr. and Mrs. Will Lee and children were over Sunday guests at the Frank Pearson home. —Mr. Allen Lee of Janesville was a guest of his sister, Mrs. Frank Pear son, on Friday. —A son was born to Mr. and Mrs. Chester Pierce Oct. 12th at the Lock wood hospital. —S. C. Chambers of Milton Junction was in Edgerton for a short stay the latter part of the week. —Richard Brown, wife and little son ieft last Saturday in their car for their new home at La Crosse. —Mrs. Martha Anderson of Stough ton is passing the week with her daugh ter, Mrs. Lewis Balke. —Mr. and Mrs. Frank Hall of Des Moines, lowa, were calling on old ac quaintances here Monday. —Miss Georgia Gifford returned to Indianapolis Sunday after spending sev eral days at her parental home. —Mr. and Mrs. Frank Williams went to Madison Saturday to witness the U. W.-Northwestern football game. —Mr. and Mrs. Carl Schultz of Hor icon passed the week end with their daughter, Mrs. Henry Biessman. Mrs. Wm. Butler and Mrs. A. S. Thompson and children of Stoughton spent Sunday at the Greenwood home. —Lawrence Whitford left Monday for Cedar Falls, lowa, to resume his studies at the State Teachers college. —The Bethany Circle will be enter tained by Mrs. O. G. Hansen at her home this Thursday evening, Oct. 21st. —Miss Mary Everson of Boscobel has been a guest of her uncle and aunt, John Scarcliffe and wife, during the week. —The parents of Percy Palmer from Brownsville and other relatives were in Edgerton for the opening of the new theater. Mrs. S. C. Humphrey has been vis iting with her daughter, Mrs. Jennie Carlson, at Milton Junction a portion of the week. —James McCarn suffered a severe injury to one of his hands when he was caught between two pieces of cement sidewalk. Mr. and Mrs. W. G. Atwell and Mr. and Mrs. Roy McDonald motored to Madison Saturday and enjoyed the football game. —Mr. and Mrs. Koto, Mrs. Maurice Lind and Mr. O. Gunderson of Beloit were visitors at Mr. and Mrs. 0. G. Hansen’s Sunday. —There will be a meeting of the American Legion Friday evening of this week. Important business, and a full attendance is desired. —Bobby, little son of Henry Schmel ing and wife, was taken to Mercy hos pital, Janesville, last Monday and op erated on for appendicitis. —Miss Delia McChesney returned to the home of her brother, Dr. McChes ney, after a ten months visit with Harry McChesney in Chicago. - -Herbert Schumacher, who is at tending school at Wauwatosa, was home with his parents, Albert Schumacher and wife, during the week end. —Special communication of Fulton Lodge No. 69 F. A. M. Friday, Oct. 22, 1920, 7:30 p. m. Work in E. A. de gree. Visiting brethren invited. —The W. C. T. U. will meet with Mrs. O. G. Hansen Friday, Oct. 22, at 3 o’clock. The report of the state con vention will be given at this meeting. —Mrs. Roy Farman and Mrs. L. J. Pearce gave a 6 o’clock dinner at the home of the former in honor of Mr. and Mrs. A. D. Wolfe, Albany, N. Y. —Mrs. A. A. Robinson and Glen wood Jones, a son-in-law, after spending a season at their summer home at Swam scott, Mass., are visiting $ few days with Mrs. C. R. Bently on their Return to their home in Topeka, Kansas. —George Tousley was up from Beloit for a couple days’ visit with his moth er, Mrs. Hullet Hutson, during the week. —George E. Ogden of Racine spent Sunday with his folks in the city. Mr. Ogden is with the Hamilton Beach electric works at Racine. —Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Baugh of Bal timore have spent a few days visiting at the home of Mrs. Arthur Clarke. They left for their home last Monday. —Mrs. Will Hutson enjoyed a visit with two nieces, Mrs. Gilmour and family of Grundy Center, lowa, and Mr. and Mrs. Jones of Rockford, 111., this week. —The City Federation of Women’s clubs will hold a reception for the teachers at the high school gym Wed nesday evening, Oct. 27, at 7:30. All are cordially invited. —The Ladies society of the Norwe gian Lutheran church will be enter tained by Mesdames Thos. Gorder, John Davis, Odin Severson and Nels John son, Thursday, Oct. 28th. —The hearings ordered by Attorney General Blaine to determine a fair price on coal to Wisconsin consumers are to open the latter part of this week. There will be nearly three million in terested auditors. —The Ladies society of the Congre gational church will meet with Mrs. Marvin Marsden, Wednesday, Oct. 27, at 3 p. m. Mrs. Dean Swift, Mrs. Chas. Spike, Mrs. E. M. Ladd and Mrs. Marsden will serve supper. —Hon. W. V. Silverthorn, Demo cratic candidate for secretary of state, will address the voters on the political issues of the day at Academy hall, Ed gerton, Friday evening, Oct. 22, at 8 o’clock. In case of suitable weather the meDting will be held at corner of Jenson’s warehouse. Everyone, invited. —Miss Jennie Coxheadof Albany, N. Y., a cousin of Mrs. W. S. Brown, was in the city the first part of the week visiting at the home of Mrs. Brown. She is a sister in an Episcopal hospital in Albany and known there as Sister Elizabeth. She has visited a brother at Yankton, S. D., and another brother at Rockford, 111. —Emma Langworthy, Loraine Dick inson, Chester Peters, Carl Rousch and Clifford Shaw, students at Lawrence college, Appleton, spent the week end at their homes here. Stanley and Lowell Slagg, Clarence Mclntosh, Edw. Leary and Edwin Hubbell were home from the U. W., also Herbert Murwin and Rollie Williams. —About twenty-five lady friends sur prised Mrs. Ole E. Jenson Monday evening when they assembled at her home. It was the anniversary of Mrs. Jenson’s birthday and an evening of much pleasure was passed. A light luncheon was served and silver coins presented to Mrs. Jenson as a remem brance of the occasion. —The death at Stoughton of John Bjoin, 64 yea*s old, removes one of the well known men in Dane county. He passed away a week ago Wednesday and was buried from Christ church last Saturday, Rev. O. S. Reigstad officiat ing. He was a son of the old pioneers, Halvor and Anne Bjoin, who settled in Dane county in the early forties of last century. —The North agency reports the sale of the Fred North farm to Louie Wile man for a consideration of $50,000. The sale carries all of the personal prop erty, stock, machinery and such, the only reservations being the household effects and 14 acres of tobacco in the shed. They also report the sale of the McCraney farm of 95 acres to Galen Pierce for $14,000. —The cigar shops in Janesville, ac cording to the Gazette, turn out 900,000 cigars annually. For Janesville, that is furnishing some smokes. The Ed gerton Cigar Cos. alone delivers to the smoking trade 988,728 cigars annually. The first eight months of this year the company turned out 659,150. And be it said that the best smokes in the state come from Edgerton. —Nearly a 20 per cent increase in the state’s high school enrollment is re ported to the office of Superintendent C. P. Cary. Mr. Cary declares this enrollment the largest in the state’s history. The increase, according to Mr. Cary, is due to several reasons, chief among them being that men who served in the war have realized that it was the educated man who forged ahead. . —The U. S. Civil Service commission has announced an examination for the county of Rock, to be held at Beloit, Edgerton, Evansville and Janesville, Wis., Nov. 13, 1920, to fill position of rural carriA- at Avalon, Edgerton, Ev ansville and Janesville. Apply at post office, Edgerton, Wis., for application blanks and information concerning this examination. Earl Dickerson, Local Secretary. —P. E. Brickson, banker and promi nent business man of McFarland, died at a Madison hospital a week ago after a short illness, 66 years old. He was a son of one of the pioneer families in McFarland. He is survived by widow and one daughter and several brothers and sisters. The funeral was held at the Lutheran church of McFarland last Friday, the services conducted by Rev. R. O. Brandt. —The following sales are reported by E. M. Ladd: Wm. McCarthy sold his farm of 57 acres to Bernt Johnsoe for $20,000; Ed Ellick3on sold his farm of 120 acres to Lewis Holman for $12,000; Ed Ellickson sold 40 acres to Adolph Starum for $4,000; Floyd Shearer sold his farm of 80 acres to Thomas Wile man for $9600; Julius Benash sold his farm of 40 acres to Otto Schuette for $6,000. —Mr. and Mrs. Hugh Mclnnes have been entertaining Mr. Mclnnes’ broth er, John Mclnnes, and wife of Cal ifornia, who are on their way home from a visit to Scotland and other coun tries in Europe. They went to France where they traveled the great battle fields and visited the soldier cemeteries. They were much impressed by what they saw and heard, but had no re grets when landed on American soil. This is God's country after all. —The Monday club enjoyed a pleas ant afternoon at the home of Mrs. I. W. Wentworth. Club called to order promptly at 3 o'clock by the president, Mrs. L. D. Hyland. A business session of 20 minutes followed by the program, “Becoming an American Citizen,” in charge of Mrs. Walter Vickers, occu pied the regular club time. At the close the hostess served a most delectable 5 o’clock luncheon. Mrs. L. A. Lush favored the guests with a piano selec tion. And then followed a social hour for which the Wentworth home is fam ous. —The evening school opened Tuesday evening *with classes in typewriting, shorthand, business English, salesman ship, French, sewing, accounting, gas engines and mechanical drawing. New subjects will be added to the list as fast as the demand warrants it. The only charge made for the evening school is the registration fee of $3.00. This fee is paid back at the end of the school year if the registrant has been in attendance at 75 per cent of the ses sions. Tuesday and Thursday evenings have been selected and the time of meetings set for 7:30 to 9:30, with two sessions of one hour each for each evening. Registration may take place at any time. —Perfectly satisfied and more than pleased is the expression of Manager Palmer and wife and the many patrons at the opening of the new Rialto thea ter last Saturday. The attendance at the shows in the evening is placed at over a thousand, and good houses at the matinee and evening show on Sun day. Every detail in connection with the new movie house worked out to perfection, and Edgerton now has one of the best and most accommodating show houses in Wisconsin. The beau tiful bouquets of cut flowers that stood at the ticket office and entrance gave expression of the appreciation of the public for what the Palmers have done for our city. Among the handsome bouquets was one from the City Feder ation of Women’s clubs; others were sent from out of town, and telegrams of congratulation were also received. The success of this movie house is cer tainly assured. —The City Federation of Women’s clubs held their first general meeting at Culton Memorial hall last Friday even ing. The meeting opened with a com munity dinner. The tables as well as the banquet hall decorations were car ried out most artistically in the colors of fall—clusters of the berries of the mountain ash, potted red geraniums and the soft colors of autumn foliage were mingled to present a strikingly beautiful ensemble. The retiring pres ident, Mrs. Sherman, called for reports of the year’s work, and the new presi dent, Mrs. Wm. Bussey, in an address touched upon a variety of subjects to which the attention of the federation may be,directed during the coming year. She also presented a report of the doings of the recent State Federa tion meeting at Superior, covering its activities of the first three sessions, and Mrs. Alfred Anderson closed by a similar report of the last three ses sions of the state meeting. —The organ recital at the East Kosh konong church last Friday evening was well attended, as it well deserved. The long program covered a wide range of musical offerings of old and modern masters. It was a pretentious effort, and the organist, the choir and the solo ists did honor both to the works ren dered and to themselves. Frederick P. Johnson, the Chicago organist, played a large number of selections in a mu sicianly manner, his rendition of pot pourri of Norse folk melodies, said to have been arranged by the old music lover and choral writer, Knute Hender son of Cambridge, was especially well done. The choir of the church under the direction of Gust Owens sang two anthems in admirable style. Mrs. M. H. Teige of Madison, whose maiden name was Claudine Johnson, daughter of the late P. N. Johnson, Koshkonong pioneer, has a beautiful high soprano voice and sings exceedingly well. She rendered two numbers and added ma terially to the excellence of the pro gram. The Rev. Thompson of the Cen tral Lutheran church, Stoughton, sang two solos, one of which was a sacred number composed by Mr. Johnson, the organist. Rev. Thompson is a splendid vocalist who never fails to please. The concert was given as a benefit in honor of Mr. Johnson. A number of Edger ton people attended. —Mr. Wray Watson returned to his home in Stoughton Wednesday evening after spending four weeks at the home of his daughter, Mrs. H. B. Knapp. Mrs. Wm. Schumacher and daugh ter Helen, Henry Nottestad and Mr. A. Saxby spent the week end with Miss Lillian Schumacher at Lawrence col lege, Appleton. Mr. and Mrs. Bonnie J. Brown are here from Milwaukee visiting at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Harry Ash. Mrs. Ash accompanies them when they return to Milwaukee. —The East Koshkonong Kvindefore ning, Rev. Krostu’s church, will meet Wednesday, Oct. 27, at the church, en tertained by Mrs. Albert Hanson, Mrs. Chris Olstad and Mrs. Henry Thronson. —Mrs. Jos. J. Leary entertained sev enteen ladies at a 1 o’clock luncheon at her home Wednesday. The tables and the rooms were artistically decorated in autumn colors. The amusements were music and cards. —Roy Barton, son of James Barton and wife, and Miss Emma Schumacher, daughter of Mr. John Schumacher, were united in marriage at the par sonage by Rev. Spilman Wednesday, Oct. 20, 1920. The Reporter extends congratulations. —A letter recently received from John J. Leary, U. S. N., son of Mayor Leary, and who is now on a cruise from Portsmouth, N. H., down through the Panama canal and then up the Pacific to Mare Island navy yards, says they are having a fine trip, stopped at San tiago de Cuba, Cuba, about a week, thence to Kingston, Jamaica, for a few days, thence to Colon on the canal. John says it will take about eight hours to go through the canal and they will then be about 3,000 miles from their destination. Several students from the U. W. and other schools are on this cruise. They expect to complete the trip by Nov. Ist when they will return home by rail. —Doty & Walsh have taken over the delivery system and took possession Monday. The delivery system seems to be a drug on the market, as this is the third time it has changed hands during the past year. The new firm will make some changes in the service and to eliminate the increased cost of j operating the system they will make i one free delivery each day. There will Ibe three deliveries as usual. Every family is entitled to one free delivery each day. Anybody wishing more than one delivery will be compelled to pay 10 cents for each additional delivery. To avoid the 10 cent charge, all orders i should be placed with the merchants j (one or more) so that goods can be de ! livered on the oite delivery, the cus- I tomer to have choice of which delivery !it shall be. The outlying districts will Ibe served as usual. This change in ! service will be put into effect Nov. Ist. j —The city of Edgerton was repre i sented at the 22nd annual convention of j the League of Wisconsin Municipalities ;at La Crosse October 12, 13 and 14 by j Mayor Jos. J. Leary, Aldermen Nelson j and Brown and City Engineer Reich jardt. Many subjects of vital impor tance to cities were discussed, among them “Health Activities, ” “Zoning and Districting of Cities,” “The Revision of the General Charter Law” and “Municipally Owned Utilities.” The ! League will be represented before the | legislature with the aim in view of se | curing the best kind of legislation for ‘ our cities. This convention is a great i benefit to any city in the way of adver j tising as nearly every city of any note |is always represented, and there was quite an effort made by different cities to secure the convention for 1921. The Edgerton delegates, fearing our hotel accommodations would not be adequate to handle the large delegations, decided to work to secure the convention for Janesville and Edgerton, making Janes -1 ville the headquarters, and with the in tention of bringing the delegates to ; Edgerton for a day during the conven tion. The Edgerton and Janesville , delegates worked hard and succeeded !in landing the prize. City Engineer W. jF. Reichardt will be general chairman of arrangements and with the spirit of Edgerton and Janesville back of him, the convention has promise of being one of the most successful that the League has held. On the question of legislative plans for the League during , the 1921 session of the legislature, one of the questions that was brought up was a resolution by the Edgerton dele gates favoring a maximum tonnage for trucks on our streets and advising the use of trailers, thereby dividing the loads. - - The Local Knights of Pythias are planning on a party on the evening of the general election at which election returns will be received over a special wire stretched into ! their lodge rooms. The general pub- ’ lie is invited to attend. Cards will be the method of entertainment un til the messages begin to come too fast to make that form of enter tainment practical. The ladies are as welcome as the men. The only charge will be sufficient to • cover the cost of the service and stretching the wire. Admission cards may be obtained from Dean Swift’s Drug Store, the Atwell Dallman Drug Cos., or from any of the Pythians. Copyright 1920 Hart Schaffner & Man Jshe big issue IT’S the cost of living. Maybe you can vote it down; we dont know. You’ll find that part of it which applies to clothes is already pretty low here. We sell Hart Schaffner & Marx Clothes Our profits are small; you get most style and wear for your money. Let us prove it. Anderson & Farman Cos. The Home of Hare Schaffner & Marx Clothes Specials at Conn's Grocery Another Drop in the Price of Coffee Rex Coffee 33c Menu Coffee 40c Circle Coffee 40c Gold Bond Coffee 45c Emco Coffee .. * 45c Old Time Coffee 45c Monarch Coffee 45c Hostess Coffee 50c Flint’s Star Coffee 55c C. & S. Seal Coffee 55c Barrington Hall Co&ee .* 55c Fancy Canning Pears, bushel $2.35 Carload of Northern Potatoes. J. W. CONN Phones 32 and 58 Edgerton, Wisconsin. SCHOOL SUPPLIES Tablets, Pencil, Inks, etc. Parker and L. E. Waterman Fountain Pens Eversharp Pencils m DEAN SWIFT The Rexall Store. - - Edgerton, Wis.