Wisconsin Tobacco Reporter
Edgerton - Wisconsin
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FRIDAY, JANUARY 21, 1921.
Entered as Second-class Mail Matter at
the Postoffice in Wisconsin.
Mrs. Mable Drake was a Janesville
Nick Stark was a visitor at Seymour,
Wis., a few days the past week.
Mrs. Way land Green visited her sis
ter, Mrs. Lyman Strouse, Friday.
Mr. and Mrs. V. E. Aaby spent Fri
day with Gus Aaby and family at Ed
Ralph Green of Minnesota came Mon
day to visit his parents, Mr. and Mrs.
O. A. Krueger, who was on the sick
list last week, has resumed his duties
at the creamery.
Memorial services were held at the
S. D. B. church Sabbath afternoon for
the late Thelma Emerson.
Torval Nording of Cambridge spent
Sunday with his sister, Mrs. Chas.
Crandall, and family.
I. D. Humphrey and wife were en
tertained at a 6 o’clock dinner at the
Chas. Swift home in Edgerton Sunday.
Mr. and Mrs. Palmer Nording and
Mr. and Mrs. Edwin Voight have
moved into the Townsend flat over the
M.. and Mrs. J. J. Pacheco and
daughter Thayne were entertained at
the Alvin Amundson home near Edger
Mrs. D. L. Babcock and her grand
daughter Lenora left Tuesday for Flor
ida where they will spend some time
for the benefit of the former’s health.
Word was received this week from
Mr. and Mrs. Robert Gaines at Byrds,
Texas, that they were having fine sum
mer weather and were picking cotton
Mrs. Susan Campbell received word
Monday that she was great-grandmoth
er to Janice Ruth McFarland, bom to
Mr. and Mrs. Geo. McFarland at Mil
ton Sunday. Mrs. McFarland was
Phillis Campbell, and their home is at
(Too late for last week.)
Miss Marie Fox spent the week end
at her parental home.
Mr. Pratt, Evansville, was a caller in
this vicinity one day last week.
Mrs. V. Phillips was a caller at her
* parental home in Janesville Sunday.
Mrs. Jas. Murphy and daughter Anna
were callers at the F. Davis home last
Mrs. F. Handtke underwent an op
erator for a growth in her nose at the
Mercy hospital Monday.
The Help-a-Bit club met with Mrs.
J. Barrett Thursday afternoon. A de
licious supper was served. All report
a line time.
Mr. and Mrs. L. Barrett, Center,
celebrated their 25th wedding anniver
sary Saturday evening. Progressive
cinch was played. A delicious supper
was served at midnight. Mr. and Mrs.
Barrett were presented with a set of
silver knives and forks.
Budd Hill is suffering from lumbago.
J. J. Noble is improving after an at
tack of bronchitis.
Mrs. W. Learn spent Wednesday
with her daughter, Mrs. Frank Schmef
Miss Esther Bowen has returned to
school in Edgerton after a week’s'ab
sence caused by quinsy.
Mrs. Frank Lee of Milton Junction is
spending some time with her daughter,
Mrs. Henry Marsden.
Mrs. Lias Saunders and daughter
Violet attended the masquerade dance
at Sumner, given by the Woodmen last
Chas. Bowen, Jas. Noble, Harold and
Esther Rucks attended the freshman
sophomore party at the high school in
Edgerton Saturday night.
Mrs. Juiia May, Mrs. W. J. Touton,
Mrs. F. Z. Touton and daughter Mary
Helen of Fort Atkinson spent Wednes
day with Mr. and Mrs. Lou Touton.
Mrs. Henry Amundson attended the
funeral services of Mrs. T. Blake at
Fort Atkinson Monday. Mrs. Blake
was formerly a resident of Sumner and
had a goodly number of friends in this
About sixty friends of Mrs Otto
Rucks gave her a pleasant surprise
Saturday evening. They walked in un
anounced to help celebrate her birth
pay. Cards and dancing were indulged
in and a general good time enjoyed. .
Rev. HLalvorson and son Walter were
at Milwaukee last Wednesday.
Farmers’ institute will be held at the
Carpenter school Jan. 20 and 21.
Dorothy Veum, Ella Halvorson and
Emma Moen attended the meeting of
the Bethany Circle at the E. Veum
home at Edgerton last Thursday.
Mrs. Alfred Anderson of Sumner was
taken to the General hospital at Madi
son last week and on Saturday under
went an operation for gall stones and
On Saturday, Jan. 15, a large num
ber of relatives and friends surprised
Mrs. L. Kump at the home of her
daughter, Mrs. E. E. Smithback, at
Hillside, with whom she has made her
home for several years, the occasion
being the 80th birthday of Mrs. Kump,
who is one of the oldest residents here
and is still enjoying good health and is
very active. A token of remembrance
was left to show the esteem of her
Olaf Bjornstad of Madison called on
his parents here last week.
Geo. Hanson is going to work the
Carel Swerig farm next season.
Mr. and Mrs. Roy Cornell and family
spent Sunday at J. C. Hanson’s.
Mr. and Mrs. Louie Kohn and family
spent Sunday at Janesville with Mrs.
Naville Fosdal and Rolf Tellefson
took their Sunday dinner with Mr. and
Mrs. Otis Klongland.
Mrs. Clara Gulseth has let her farm
to Nels Bygh who has been working a
farm north of Deerfield.
Mr. and Mrs Joseph Lien and Mrs.
G. A. Lien of Granite Falls, Minn., vis
ited at Ole Field’s last week.
Those attending the auto show in
Milwaukee from here are Wm. Bjorn
stad, Thorval and Iver Olson and Ole
Mr. and Mrs. Ruben Tellefson and
son Charles were at O. P. Olia’s last
Sunday. Mrs. Anna Berg relumed
home with them. %
Mrs. Neil Olson of Rockdale and Mrs.
G. A. Lien of Granite Falls, Minn.,
spent a couple of days with their broth
er, C. 0. Tellefson, this week.
Mrs. Adolph Johnson, who has spent
16 weeks at a sanitarium near Ocono
mowoc, returned home last Saturday
and is very much improved, although
quite weak and somewhat thinner.
Mr. and Mrs. Herman Kersten an
nounce the arrival of a son, born Thurs
day, Jan. 13
Mrs. Fred Hubbell spent part of last
week with her daughter Etta who is in
Miss Palma Johnson, who has spent
the past week with friends near Albion,
returned home Saturday.
Miss May me Tiernan accompanied
her brother Will to Chicago where she
will spend a few weeks.
Miss Ella Moore, Stebbinsville, was
the guest of her sister, Mrs. Robert
Ford, a couple days the past week.
The Help-a-Bit club was entertained
at the home of Mrs. James Barrett,
Thursday afternoon. Refreshments
were served. The next meeting will
be held with Mrs. O. Boyle, Thursday,
August Loga is the owner of anew
Will Loga’s boys are sawing wood in
Will Trick Jr. of Edgerton visited
Sunday with home folks.
Edwin Hammas bought a Ford from
Klement Bros, last week.
Miss Selma Hove went to Colfax
Sunday to visit her parents.
Mr. and Mrs. John Robbins visited
relatives at Fort Atkinson last Thurs
Mr. and Mrs. John Robbins, Fred
Punzel, Mr. and Mrs. Will Messmer,
Mr. and Mrs. Arlow Marsden and
daughter Ina, Mr. and Mrs. Archie
Harnmerquist and Charlie Hammerquist
were entertained by Mr. and Mrs. Will
Bunting Thursday evening.
The ice season has not opened up
H. C. Pease has purchased a pew
Ford touring car.
J. E. Sayre sawed wood for Berg,
Pease and Lee on Monday.
Chester Murwin and Kitchel Sayre
were down from the U. W. for over
Mrs. Humphrey has moved her house
hold goods to Edgerton where she has
purchased anew home.
H. C. Pease left for the western
part of the state on Wednesday to look
after his tobacco interests there.
Mrs. Hortense Pease, who has been
severely ill with an infected tooth, is
much better. A nurse from Beloit is
Otto Zieman, who recently moved his
family to his home here from Janes
ville, has been confined to the house by
sickness this week.
There was a large crowd at the Or
phy Fessenden auction on Tuesday.
Mr. Fessenden has purchased a home
in Edgerton where he will move his
The Social Center will meet in the
hall this Friday evening. Misses Flor
ence Hegal, Emma Berg and Stella At
tlesey will discuss better school condi
tions. These meetings are very inter
esting. All are invited.
Congregational Church Notes
January 23, 1921.
Junior church at 9:45. “The Broken
Church school at 10:00.
Morning worship at 11:00. Sermon
by the pastor.
Vespers at 4:30.
Christian Endeavor at 7:00. Leader,
Card of Thanks
We are deeply grateful to all the
friends who gave us so abundantly of
their kindness in many ways during
Mrs. Elizabeth Stafford,
Mrs. C. E. Sweeney,
For all help and kindness shown us
by neighbors and friends during the re
cent illness of our husband and father,
for the floral offerings, and the autos
furnished at the time of his burial, we
desire to express our gratitude.
Mrs. Charles Strieker and Family.
Annual meeting of the Farmers To
bacco Growers’ Association of Wiscon
sin will be held in the Court House at
Madison, January 22, 1921, at 2 o’clock.
All growers are invited to attend.
C. O. Berg, Pres.,
John McComb, Sec.
—Have you Pronto in your home?
HARDING TO Oil
Will Summon Congress to Deal
With the Tariff.
FOES OF BILL KEEP UP FIGHT
Chairman Fordney of House Commit
tee Informs President-Elect of
Progress Made on Measure-
Ten Amendments Tacked On.
Washington, Jan. 18. —Congress will
be called into special session April 4.
according to information given mem
bers of the house ways and means
committee by Chairman Fordney on his
return from Marion, where he con
ferred with President-elect Harding.
Mr. Fordney discussed with the
President-elect general taxation and
tariff questions, wMch will be among
the more important subjects to come
before the special session of the new
The chairman was understood to
have told Mr. Harding the date of the
session had a direct bearing on the
tariff revision hearings, which the com
mittee is now conducting, and it was
said that Mr. Harding informed him
that April 4 practically had been de
Tariff Bill Reported.
Carrying amendments which many
proponents believed spell 'its doom in
the senate, the Fordney emergency tar
iff bill was reported out by the sen
ate finance committee.
Supported by argicultural interests
during the week of hearings on the
bill, as affording vital protection to
farm products, the measure on the
other hand was strongly attacked by
others as an instrument for maintain
ing abnormal price levels.
Ten amendments, broadening the
measure to include practically all farm
products, instead of the limited num
ber approved by the house, had been
added to the bill by the committee and
opponents had served notice that an
attempt would be made to load on more
when the measure reached the senate
Foes Continue Fight.
Several senators who opposed the
bill in committee were understood to be
prepared to repeat their attempt, un
successful in committee, to add such
extraneous legislation as the bill to re
codify the federal laws and the sol
diers’ bonus bill. The determined and
apparently growing opposition to the
measure in the senate promised a long
struggle with hours of debate before
MILLION IDLE IN ENGLAND
Registered Unemployment List Rap.
idiy Mounting Up as Big Fac
tories Close Their Doors.
London, Jan. 17.—The registered
unemployment figures are rapidly
mounting toward the million mark in
England. The increase during the
week between January 1 and January
8 was 111.000, bringing the total to
that date to 859,000. Since then 10,-
00 coal miners have lost their work
and many thousands of other work
ers have been ousted.
Among the many firms which have
closed their doors since the new year
—those employing a large body of
workers —were the Furness Iron mines
and the Belfast spinning mills. Lys
gath’s St. Vincent iron works will
close on January 29.
FIVE IN FAMILY FOUND DEAD
Revolver Discovered by Officers in
Hand of -Prominent South
Pamplico, S. C., Jan. 18. —Discovery
of two additional bodies disclosed that
five members of the Bigham family,
living near here, were shot to death
Saturday. Bodies of three members
of the family, one of the most promi
nent in this section of South Carolina,
were found Saturday. Authorities said
they were working on the clew afford
ed by a revolver found in the hand of
L. S. Bigham, forty years old, head of
the family, and one of the victims.
“MOTHER” JONES AT MEET
Addresses Congress of Pan-American
Federation of Labor in Mex
Mexico City, Jan. 14.—Delegates to
the congress- of the Pan-American
Federation of Labor, in session here,
listened to an address by “Mother ’
Jones, the ' radical labor leader, who
arrived here last week from the Uni
ted States. She has been a regular
attendant at sessions of the congress,
although not a delegate. Radical ac
tivities otherwise have been confined
to the daily distribution of literature.
ANOTHER BIG MAIL THEFT
Four Youthful Bandits Make Raid on
Chicago Union Station —Get
Chicago, Jan. 19. —Every available
policeman, postal Inspector and gov
ernmeni secret service agent in Chi
cago was turned out in a search for
four youths who held up a mail truck
at the Union and escaped with
12 registered mail <arks, the value of
which may exceed $100,009
U. W. Glee Club Coming.
The Glee Club of the U. of w.
with 24 voices strong, will give a
concert in the High School auditor
ium on Friday, Jan. 28 at 8:00 p.
m. This club is one of the best in
the state and were trained by Prof.
Swinney who is noted for his
thorough work in chorus singing.
The club is fortunate in having
Mr. Paul Sanders as pianist, who
has done Chautauqua work for sev
eral years. In the Brown Bros, the
club has a matchless pair, one a
clear sweet tenor, the other bari
tone, and their duets are a joy to
hear. The quartette is composed of
the Brown Bros., Messrs., Steam and
Stocum whose voices blend as one,
and then the Chorus. Go and hear
this excellent concert. Prices 25 and
50 cents. 5 cents war tax. This con
cert is under the auspice of the City
Quartz Utensils instead of Platinum.
Platinum has been the only metal
which has been heretofore available
for use to withstand intense heat, but
quartz is now successfully made use
of in this capacity. To make these
utensils the raw material is melted
in the electric furnace, at a tempera
turn exceeding 2,000 degrees Fahren
heit, under a pressure of 500 pounds
to the square inch.
One peculiarity of these vessels is
that when white-hot they can be
thrown into cold water without break
ing them. It is said that if a window
of this kind of glass were inserted in
a fire-proof steel safe and the latter
exposed to the fiercest flames, the
safe would suffer more than the win
“What must I talk about?” asked the
prominent citizen, who had been invit
ed to address the inmates of a peni
“Oh, anything you like,” said the
warden, “but remember that you are
going to speak to convicts, so don’t
hurt their feelings.”
“Of course. I won’t. I’ll talk about
the high cost of living. If there’s any
thing that could make a man glad he’s
in prison it’s the outside struggle for
existence.” —Birmingham Age-Herald.
“You want another prescription?” ex
claimed the doctor.
“No,” answered Uncle Bill Bottle
top. “I want this one to cure the heqd
floho T trot from the last orescr ; ;;
LOST—A lady’s muff was lost be
tween Ratzlaff and Borgni? stores on
Front street. Finder please leave at
2 Phones 213-13
10 lb. sack Yellow Cornmeal 38c
10 lb. sack White *‘ 38c
Best Brick Cheese 25c
2 lb. Cranberries 25c
4 pkg. \\ oz. Clippings 25c
American Cheese, lb 30c
Hand picked Navy Beans.. 6c
Brownie Coffee was 50c now 35c
2 Puff Wheat for # .. 25c
2 Puff Rice for 25c
2% lb. Karo Syrup, white.. 25c
3 bars Palm Olive Soap 25c
90c Broms 65c
Kitchen Cleanser 5c
2 cans Campbell Beans —25 c
Large can Milk 7c
Yellow Soap, bar 5c
Uneeda Biscuit 7c
For all kinds of
Phone No. 147
Estimates Cheerfully Given
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PEARSON & JAGODITCH CO.
$30.00 Coats at $15.00
$35.00 Coats at $17.50
$40.00 Coats at $20.00
$45.00 Coats at $22.50
$50.00 Coats at $25.00
$55.00 Coats at $27.50
S6O coats at $30.00
$65 coats at $32.50
Prices Reduced on Rubber Footwear
4 buckle cloth top and all rubber arctics, Goodyear,
Ball Band and United States now selling at
Men’s Dress Shoes
In black vici leather made by Copeland & Ryder Cos.,
Jefferson, with or without cushion widths D and
E, sizes 6 to positively the best shoe value in
the city. Reduced to
Men’s Leather Vests
Corduroy and moleskin leather lined body and sleeve
Reduced to $7.85 and $lO
\ I carefully and accu'
/ Irately compounded
j I ' at the lowest prices
consistent with qual
The Rexall Store. - - Edgerton, Wis.
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Schaller-Young Lumber Cos.
Telephone No. 6 Edgerton, Wis.
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Quality Coal Begets
The heat that penetrates to- the
innermost recesses of the room
Warming the back
-as well as the feet
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