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NU.VS C,M3NNIlg NIXVS„ t.tia^NIXg _NI,
wear two seasons
When you buy your suit
or cloak, don't forget the
lining. Its wearing quality
is as important as the garment
itself. Our better grades of suits,
cloaks and furs are lined with
the recognized standard satin lining of
the world. The name Skinner's Satin,
woven in the selvage, protects you
with the following guarantee of the
Skinner's Satin is guaranteed to wear
two seasons. If it does not, send the
garment to William Skinner & Sons
and they will reline it free of expense.
You can get Skinner's Satin by the yard at
our Silk counter. We have all the latest
shades to match any suit or gown.
Mott & Company
'S SATIN SKINNER*S SATIN SKINNER'S
THE "PRIfDENT MAM 'DOESN KEEP
H/S MONEr /N H/S POCKET TO
LEND OR SPEND-ffE
After you have put you MONEY in the bank and piled
up a nice, tidy sum, keep it there until you see a good, safe
investment at home for it. And before you invest GOME IN
and talk it over with us.
Steer clear'of "wild-cat" schemes that promise big re
turns. If the scheme was a legitimate one, smooth strangers
wouldn't be peddling it around. They wouldn't have to.
Make OUR bank YOUR bank
We pay 4 per cent interest semi-annually
CRESCO STATE BANK
JOHN FARNSWORTH, President
He First National Bank
and Citizens Savings Bank
coining dollars. You ought to
save a few of them, and I would
suggest that you start a Savings
Account in this Bank, where it
will be safe to earn you interest."
Russians Halt Ger
MAKING SLIGHT GAINS
AHies Driving Teutons Back Over
Fields of Mid.
London, Dec. 22.—In Poland and
Galicia battles are being fought be
tween the Russians and the German
and Austrian allies amid deep snow
and bitter cold. In Belgium and North
ern France the Germans, and the
French, British and Belgian allies are
contesting the mud fields foot by foot
No news of any decisive gain came
from either arena. The Russian and
German claims continue to be di. act
The Germans in Poland again are
making a fierce attack toward the cap
ital and the Russians are making a
stand against them on the east bank
of the Bzura river, thirty miles west
of Warsaw. Grand Duke Nicholas'
army here holds a natural strategic
line fifty miles long, running, roughly,
north and south along the east banks
of the Bzura and Rawka rivers.
Russians Claim Victories. "•"1
The Petrograd report claims the
German force In North Poland has re
treated across the boundary into East
Prussia, in a northerly direction. It
asserts also that the Austrian advance
through the Carpathian passes to the
north has been checked and the "at
tempts of the Przemysl garrison to
break through the lines repulsed. Ac
cording to this report the Austrians
have been driven into the fortifica
tions with heavy slaughter.
The Austrian communication, on
the other hand, claims successes in
the Carpathians, but admits the Rus
sians again occupy Galicia and South
Poland in force. Apparently, there
fore, the Cracow and Przemysl invest
ments are proceeding and have not
Deep Snow Stops Battle.
Serious fighting between the Rus
sians and Turks around Erzefflm,
Turkish Armenia, has been stopped
by snow six feet deep and the intense
cold, from which the Arabs are sutfer
A late Paris official bulletin de
scribes small gains all along the line,
particularly in the center between the
Argonne and the Meuse. I
British ships have again been bom
barding Zeebrugge and Heyst, as well
as the coast beyond Ostend, where the
Germans have established many
shore batteries hidden in the grass
Political developments In Hungary,
whose people are reported to be deep
ly discontented because they think
Germany and Austria are falling to
give Hungary a fair share of protec
tion, are the subject of much specula
tion and deep interest In England.
RETURNS TO FRONT.
London, Dec. 21.—The Ger
man emperor has recovered
4* completely and returned to the
front, according to an an
4» nouncement frm the Berlin
4 main headquarters transmitted
4* through Amsterdam to Reuter's
The deliberations of the monarch®
and ministers consolidated the good
relations among the three kingdoms
and also enabled an agreement to be
reached on the special questions
raised. It finally was agreed to pur
so happily begun
and to arrange, when circumstances
should occur, for fresh meetings be
tween representatives of the three
BRITISH TAKE OVER EGYPT
Former Railroad Head and
Wealthy Financier Dead.
Photo by American Press Association.
EUGENE ZIMMERMAN IS DEAD
Former Rail Head and Wealthy Finan
cier Expires 8uddenly.
Cincinnati, Dec. 22.—Eugene Zim
merman, former president of the Cin
cinnati, Hamilton and Dayton Rail
road company and wealthy financier
of this city, died suddenly at a club
here from hemorrhage of the lungs.
Mr. Zimmerman was the father of the
Duchess of Manchester.
When Mr. Zimmerman was strick
en he had just finished joking with
members of the Queen City club about
the 1100,000 breach of promise suit
filed against him in New York by Miss
GET RATE ADVANCE
Washington, Dec. 19.—The inter
state commerce commission has
granted the application of the East
ern railroads for a 5 per cent advance
in freight rates, except on certain
specific commodities. Commissioners
Harlan and ClementS dissented.
The carriers are permitted to make
the applied for advances in rates ex
cept the lake and rail and rail and
lake traffic, rates on bituminous coal
and coke,- rates on anthracite coal
and iron ore, and rates that are held
by unexpired orders of the commis
The application of the Eastern roads
for a rehearing of the rate case was
made on Sept. 15 last on the ground
that the European war and other stat
ed reasons bad changed conditions
materially since the previous decision
GRAIN AND PROVISION PRICES
Duluth Wheat and Flax.
RULERS UNITED FOR PEACE
Kings of Sweden, Norway and Den
mark End Conference.
Stockholm, Dec. 21.—King Chris
tian of Denmark, King Gustave of
Sweden and King Haakon of Norway,
who, with their foreign ministers, met
In conference at Halmoe on Friday
and Saturday to formulate a plan for
combining their respective interests
during the war, reached an agreement
on the special questions raised. The
statement Is made in an official com
munication Issued here.
Duluth, Dec. 22.—Wheat—On track
and to arrive, No. 1 hard, 11.23% No.
1 Northern, 91.22% No. 2 Northern,
$1.19%. Flax—On track and to ar
South St. Paul Live Stock.
South St. Paul, Dec. 22.—Cattle
Steers, $4J)email@example.com cows and heifers,
$4.35(5)6.50 calves, $firstname.lastname@example.org stack
ers and feeders, $email@example.com. Hogs—
firstname.lastname@example.org. Sheep—Lambs, $4.50@
7.75 wethers, $4.75??5.75 ewes, $2.50
Chicago Live Stock.
Chicago, Dec. 22.—Cattle—Steers.
$5.15 @10.00 cows and heifers, $2.90®
7.85 calves. $6.00 8.25. Hogs—Light,
$email@example.com mixed, $6.80@715 heavy,
$firstname.lastname@example.org rough, $email@example.com pigs,
1 $firstname.lastname@example.org. Sheep—Native, $5.10®
6.00 yearlings, $*.email@example.com.
Chicago Grain and Previsions.
Chicago, Dec. 22.—Wheat—Dec., $1.
14% May. *1.27% July, $1.18%. Corn
—Dec., 64%c May. 70%c July, 71c.
Oats—Dec., 48%c May, 52%c. Pork
—Jan., $18.47% May, $18.97. Butter
—Creameries, 33c. Eggs—23®32c.
I Poultry—Springs. 11c fowls, 10c
Minneapolis, Dec. 22—Wheat—Dec.,
$1.19% May. 91.22% July. $1-23%.
Cash close on track: No. 1 hard, 91.*
S0% No. 1 Northern, $1.20*01.23%
No. 2 Northern. 91.17*91.21* No. 3
Northern. 91.14*0120* Ne. 2 yel
low eon. «l«61%c No. 2 white oats,
4*%*4?c 2a*. 91.5*.
Put an End to Turkish Suzerainty
T-nn«i«n, Dec. 19.—Great Britain lias
declared Egypt a British protectorate
id at once put an end to the suzerain*
ty of Turkey over the ancient conn
Are You Suffering From^
wt ctmr A.
um SUCTION or
the state of being poisoned, from toxic, substances produced within the
body." This is a condition due to the stomach, bowels, kidneys, liver, or
pores of the body failing to throw off the poisons. More than 50 of adults
are suffering from this trouble. This is probably why you arc suffering from
nervousness, headaches, loss of appetite, lack of ambition, and many other
symptoms produced by Auto-Intoxication. Your whole
DR. PIERCE'S GOLDEN
(In Tablet or Liquid Form)
will remedy the trouble. It first aids the system to
expel accumulated poisons. It acts
as a tonic and finally
enables the body to eliminate its own poisons without
any outside aid. Obey Nature's warnings. Your dealer
in medicines will supply you, or you may send 50c for a sample
tablets by mail. Address Dr.VJI. Pierce, Buffalo, N.Y.
Don't wait for circumstances to compel you
—for they never will.
wait till it is easier-it never will be.
$1 STARTS AN ACCOUNT
If the thing ought to be done, start it, and
start it now. This is half of the art ofilife—
Start an account with the CrescoJ[Union
Savings Bank as over 5100 men, women,
boys and girls around Cresco have done.
They will tell you the start was half the bat
tle of life.
Four per cent paid on Savings Deposits.
CRESCO UNION SAVINGS! BANK
Capital $100,000. Surplus $50,000.
ROBERT THOMSON, President
says that Auto*
The latest edition of Dr.
Pierce'* Common Sena*
Medical Adviser should
be in every family, ins
reason why you should
be without it when it
In buying Lumber or Building Material true economy lies not
so much in the saving of money as in the spending of it right.
When you spend it here, there isn't the slightest shadow of doubt
that it will buy the biggest and best values possible.
Let us prove it.
You can't afford to wear ill-fitting,
cheap suits. As a business man, you
are judged by your appearance.
Fit, Comfort, Style, Durability,
Moderate Cost, that is what a tailor
gives you by Personal Service. That's
you if you
will remit cwt of wrap*
cent stamps—to Dr.
riK-ia. Buffalo. N. *.
We're Still Harping:
On the goodness of our fine stock of Lumber and Building Ma
That's a subject we never get tired of harping upon.
And pray, why should we? We know our stock is equalled by
few and excelled by no other in this territory. We scoured the
best markets of the country to obtain it, because we believe the
best is none too good for oar customers.
C. S. Alexander.
HALF OF THE ART OF LIFE—START
The art of a start is this—Just Begin.
Don't wait till you feel like it—for you nev
From the Finest of Fabrics to the
placing of the last button you can de
pend upon the suit or overcoat we
make you to be just right.
A I O