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Creditors’ Sale of the Economy Store
Following two weeks, during which the volume of our business was unsurpassed, we are now prepared to make our last dash for the goal of Complete Closing out of our stock.
We are therefore asking you to take notice of the following Cut-to-the-marrow prices, and buy at the great savings offered.
Mens anti Youths’ Clothing
Finest fabrics and tailoring. Sold reg
ularly $45.00 to $50.00
Made in most fashionable styles. Values
$55.00 to $60.00
Three quarters length, all styles and colors
Regular $18.50
$8.25 *
Sheep Lined Goats
\ Lengths of finest skins avail
able. Regular $15.00 values.
Leather Vests
Regular $15.00 values
Men's Trousers
All Wool, values $7.00 to SB.OO
The Economy Store, Edgerfon, Wis. Jack Schultz, Sales Manager
Hospitality in Congoland Carried to
Extremes—Men in That Country
Are the Homemakers.
A stranger going through Congoland
is at liberty to stop at any hut and
spend the night or remain as long as
he feels inclined. This is expected, and
no conversation is even required to ne
gotiate the arrangements.
But if the stranger is tired, he is
“out of luck,” because hospitality in
Congoland is expressed in a strange
fashion. To give their guests a real
welcome the host and hostess gather
all of their neighbors and friends
around their home and plan for the
evening’s entertainment. They dance
for him, and are so anxious to give him
a pleasant visit that they keep the
dance up all night. He is expected to
appreciate it and, naturally, should not
show any signs of fatigue.
After a sleepless night he is sur
prised to find his hostess out in the
fields, bright and early, with her
cigar in her mouth —because in Congo
land only the women smoke; the men
prefer to take snuff. They consider
smoking effeminate.
The women not only do all the
heavy work in the fields, but sell the
produce as well. The men take over
the domestic duties. It is no strange
sight to see the man of the house en
gaged In doing the family washing, and
then hanging the clothes out to dry on
the branches of the trees around his
After he has his “Monday’s work”
out of the way lie takes his sewing
basket and sits down in the shade and
does the family mending, and does it
Great Authors Write Badly.
All great authors write badly. That
is well known. At least the pedants
say so. Great writers are impetuous.
The vigor of their vocabulary, the in
tensity of their style, the daring of
their phrases discoucert the pedants.
To the pundits good writing apparently
means writing according to rules. But
born writers make their own rules, or
rather make none. They change their
manner at every moment as inspiration
dictates; sometimes they are harmoni
ous, sometimes rugged, sometimes in
dolent and sometimes* spirited. So,
according to the common notion, they
cannot write well. —Anatole France.
A Musical Discovery.
A large quantity of rusty piano
wire, says a news item, has been found
in a valuable milk cow at Boston Lin
colnshire. There is hope that the “Tune
the Cow Died of” may now be post*
tively identified. —Punch, London.
Mens Shoes
Black and Brown dress shoes
All sizes* values SB.OO to SIO.OO
Mens full leather work shoes.
Regular $6.00
Worsted Trousers
All sizes. A good buy at $5.00
Windmills Tell News In Holland.
Births, marriages and deaths in cer
tain parts of Holland are announced by
windmills. When a miller gets married
he stops his mill with the arms of the
wheel in a slanting position, and with
the sails unfurled. His friends and
guests frequently do likewise with
their mills in token of the ceremony.
To indicate a birth the wheel is stopped
in a slanting position, but at a more
acute angle than that of a marriage, and
with the two upper sails unfurled.
Should a miller die, the sails of the
mill are all unfurled and the wheel is
turned round until the arms form an
upright cross, in which position they
are left until after the funeral takes
Not Boosting, but—
The San Francisco man was speak
ing. “I do not believe in all this
‘boost’ business,” he said. “There is
too much brag about it. Especially 1
do not believe in running down other
cities, other parts of the country. It
is making claims to excellence that do
not need to be made, and failure to
recognize which is the country’s loss,
not ours. We should not do it. It is
not modest and is likely to arouse
jealousy. But I will say this much for
San Francisco: Wherever you go from
here it is worse.”
She Objected to Skunks.
A school superintendent received
the following note from the mother 6f
one of his ]>uptU&
“In regard to Elliot missing So
Much school the first month he was 111
& the Dr. told me not to send him till
he got stronger & his Eyes did not
Hurt him so Much then he was trap
ping & going to School & the Teacher
Sent him Horae because he She said
Smeld of Skunk She said he would
Have to quit School or quit Trapping;.”
Late Periodical.
“You’re next.”
“I’m in no hurry, doctor. Til wait.
This is a corking story I’m reading in
one of your magazines.”
“Who’s the author?”
“A chap named Mark Twain. He
H*as turning out some good stuff
twenty years ago.”—Birmingham Age-
Drum's Place in Music.
The drum is a relic of ancient ages.
Music in its crudest form is fundimen
tally rhythm—later to develop into
harmony. The drum, lacking pitch,
lacking true musical expression, nev
ertheless essentially registers rhythm.
It represents music in its infancy as
devised by primitive peoples.
Boys’ Department
Boys' Suits
Sizes 6 to 16, all colors, values $12.00
Boys’ All Wool Suits
With two pair of trousers, sizes 6 to 16
Boys’ Overcoats and Mackinaws
Standard value everywhere at SIO.OO, now
Oyer Shoes and Robbers
All styles and makes of Rubbers
Regular $2.00 yalues going fast at
98c *
Low and high cnt, regular $4.00
A big buy at $3.00
Coupling Pin Grave.
Marking tlie disappearance of the
coupling pin and link from use in rail
roading, a sentimental flagman, who
has spent over 37 years in active serv
ice, heaped a mound of cinders beside
the tracks in the freight yards of the
P. It. R, in Chicago, and placed there
on two coupling pins with a link as
mementos of a strenuous past.
[First publication Nov. 17, 1922]
Notice to Creditors.
Notice is hereby given that at a regu
lar term of the County Court for Rock
County, Wisconsin, to be held at the
Court House in Janesville, Wisconsin,
on April 3rd, 1923, at 9 o’clock a. m.,
all claims against Fannie A. Mabbett,
late of city of Edgerton, Rock County,
Wisconsin, will be examined and ad
justed. . . , _
All claims must be filed in said Court
on or before March 9th, 1923, or be
Dated Nov.'9, 1922.
By the Court;
Charles L. Fifieid,
County Judge.
G. W. Blanchard, Edgerton, Wis.,
]First publication Nov. 17, 1922]
Notice to Creditors
COUNTY COURT—Rock County, Wis
consin—ln Probate.
Notice is hereby given that at a reg
ular term of the County Court to be
held at the Court House in Janesville,
Wisconsin, on the first Tuesday of
April, 1923, at 9 o’clock a. m., all
claims against Martin Mathison, late of
Edgerton, Rock County, Wisconsin,
will be examined and adjusted.
All claims must be filed in said court
on or before March 9th, 1923, or be
Dated Nov. 9, 1922.
By the Court:
Charles L. Fifieid,
County Judge.
E. M. Ladd, Attorney.
[First publication Dec. 1, 1922]
Notice of Hearing.
County Court for Rock Coum v —ln
Notice is hereby given that at a spec
ial term of the County Court to be held
in and for said County, at the Court
House, in the City of Janesville, in
said County, on the third Tuesday, be
ing the 19th day of December, 1922, at 9
o’clock a. m., the following matter will
be heard and considered:
The application of Lawrence J. Bickle
for the appointment of an adminis
trator of the estate of John Bickle,
sebo, late of the town of Fulton, in
said county, deceased, end for the de
termination of the heirs and next of
kin of said decedent.
Dated Nov. 22, 1922.
By the Court:
Charles L. Fifieid,
County Judge.
E. M. Ladd, Attorney.
Men’s Wool Union Suits, a splendid value
at $6.00
Men’s Fleece Lined Union Suits
Men’s two-piece Fleece Lined Underwear
Men’s Wool Sox, Regular values 75c
Misses’ Taffeta
Sizes ranging from 16 to 38. All
colors, values $22.50
220 Danims, regular $1.75 to $2.00
Crysteel Table Top
which will be supplied for a short time only as a special
An Excellent Xmas Gift
is an Electrical Gift
Janesville Electric Company
Edgerton Phone 34
Serge • Tricotine
A most beautiful assortment of
up to date styles, formerly adver
tised $35.00, now ‘
Sport Coats with Fur Collars
Ladies’ Department
Ladies* Coats
The finest and largest selection in Rock
County, consisting of Plushes, Bolivias,
and Velours. Fur trimmed, prices as
Plush Coats, regular dj 1 a aC
$35.00 values V A T’aJ/O
. ■ \
Bolivia Coats, Fur trimmed, <f* OQ 7C
$50.00 & $60.00 / O
for ladies—silk, lisle and mercer
ized, all colors and sizes—soc value
Lawn Waists
All sizes, regular $3 and $4 values
can be used
days during the week,
instead of just one day
as with all others, by us
ing the

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