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Buildings in Italy Fall People Flee. Edifices Topple Over. and BATTLESHIPS ARE ON HAND American War Craft In Harbor o1 Smyrna During Tremors—Messina Ruins Are Shaken and Shattered Messina, Jan. 20.—A serious tire broke out here yesterday among the ruins of the earthquake wrec-.PD city. The remains of the Pennesi palace fell in and added to the conflagration. The flames are spreading in spite of the work of the soldiers to control them, and the situation is serious. An odor of burning flesh is mingled with the smoke, and it is feared that per sons still alive are being consumed. Sailors Hurry to Rescue. The flames had their center in the Pennesi palace, but they spread over the ruins of the city hall and the Bunk of Italy. Tongues of fire leaped upward, while sparks fell in a heavy shower for a considerable distance. The heat was very great. The alarm was sounded on bugles, while the war ships in the harbor blew their fog horns and soldiers and sailors were hurried to the scene in large numbers. No victims of the flames have yet been reported. Duke of Genoa Is Hero. The famous collection of coins be longing to Baron Pennesi is safe at Acireale, near Catania. Several years ago Baron Pennesi outbid J. Pierpont Morgan for a rare Sicilian coin, pay ing $4,200 for it. Mr. Morgan's high est bid was 14,000. The duke of Genoa made a heroic rescue of a de mented woman, who insisted upon forcing her way into a burning pile of ruins to save her husband, who she declared, was being burned alive. He dragged her back from the flames, and eye-witnesses declare he almost lost his own life in so doing. Strong Wind Spreads Flames. A strong wind helped to spread the flames, and the men experienced great difficulty in working the pumps. What remained of the beautiful promenade along the harbor front was nearly all destroyed, it is supposed that the flames had been latent under the wreckage for days, and that the high wind fanned them into activtiy. Tremor Kills Several. Smyrna, Jan. 20.—A sharp earthquake was experienced here yesterday, but there was no local damage. Re ports received here from Phocaea, 25 miles to the northwest, say that a tumber of houses fell and that three persons were killed. Buildings were damaged in other towns. The battleships Louisiana and Vir ginia are at present in this harbor. Quake Felt at Messina. Messina, Jan. 20.—Great alarm was caused Monday afternoon by a se vere earthquake shock that toppled over many of the shattered walls in the city but, so far as reported, re sulted in no fatalities. The seismic movement was undulatory. The situation for the refugees still here is very serious. They have found shelter in tents, but for the last day or two a cold north wind has prevailed and there has been a fall of snow, a very rare occurrence on the Sicilian coast. Red Cross Fund Over $900,000. Washington, Jan. 20.—The Italian relief fund of the American Red Cross society has passed the $900,000 mark, *.,2,000 being the total c.' yesterday's contributions. Of this amount $20,000 came from the New York state branch, $12,000 from the Missouri branch, and California's branch sent its regular daily $10,000 remittance. The Red Cross received from the Christian Herald $5,COO for the fund, for the widows and orphans In the earthquake districts. This was sent to Baron Mayor Des Planches, the Ital ian ambassador, who transmitted it to Queen Helena of Italy, who will man age the fund. HOPKINS IS SENATE'S CHOICE. Election of Toga-Wearer, However, Put Up to Joint Assembly. Springfield, 111., Jan. 20.—Senator Albert J. Hopkins yesterday was the choice of the senate of the Forty-sixth general assembly for United States senator, receiving 26 votes, which is a majority in the upper branch, but no one secured a majority in the house, with the result that under the constitution the election of a senator proceeded in joint assembly of both houses to-day. The total vote in the separate houses follows: Hopkins, 87 Foss, 25 Stringer, 70 Mason, 6 Shurtleff, 3. Harmon Commends Probe. Columbus, O., Jan. 20.—Gov. Har mon yesterday sent a special message to the Ohio legislature, recommend ing that the investigation of the muni cipal affairs of Cincinnati and Cleve land be continued, and that the prob ing of deposit of state funds in the several banks be also continued. Gov. Pennewill Inaugurated. Dover, Del., Jan. 20.—Simeon S. Pennewill was yesterday inaugurated governor of Delaware, the oath of of fice being administered to him in the Dover opera house by his brother, Judge James Pennewill. Kills Wife and Self. Grand Forks, N. D„ Jan. 20.—John Bentley, a farmer living on a claim near St. John, N. 1J., killed his wife and himself as a result of a quarrel. Miss Charlesworth Is Found. London, Jan. 19. Miss Viola Gor don Charlesworth, whose mysterious disappearance a short time ago caused a great deal of excitement because of her remarkable career and her inti mate association with extensive stock deals, has been found and identified at Oban, Scotland. Rt. Rev. McQuaid Dead. Rochester, N. Y.f Jan. 19.—Rt. Rev. Bernard J. McQuaid, bishop of the Roman Catholic diocese of Rochester, died yesterday, aged 85 years. HONOR POE AND LEE MONUMENT TO POET Monument to Former Unveiled in New York—South Cherishes Mem ory of General. New York, Jan. 20.—Three notable celebrations in honor of the centenar of the birth of Edgar Allan Poe were held in New York yesterday. A monu ment of Poe was dedicated in Poe park, Fordham, not far from the little cottage in the Bronx where occurred the pathetic death of the poet's child wife, Virginia. The program consist ed of the reading by Wilton Lackaye of a poem by John Henry Boner, en titled "Poe's Cottage at Fordham," and the presentation of the bust of Poe to the city by Arthur A. Stoughton, chairman of the Poe Memorial com mittee. After the unveiling Poe's cot tage was opened to visitors. Boston, Jan. 20.—While all the coun try and Europe yesterday paid homage to the memory of the American author and genius, Edgar Allan Poe, on the occasion of the centenary of his birth, the event was especially ob served in Boston, where he is sup posed to have been born. The exercises in this city were held under the auspices of the Interna tional Poe association. At the Au thors' club in the afternoon many well known Bostonlans celebrated the event. Mrs. Julia Ward Howe pre sided and among those who spoke were Col. Thomas Wentworth Higgin son, Judge Robert Grant, Bliss Perry and Rev. Samuel M. Crothers. Mobile, Ala., Jan. 20.—The birthday anniversary of Gen. Robert E. Lee was observed yesterday by the confeder ate societies. All schools and banks were closed. The United Daughters of the Confederacy, with Raphael Semmes Camp and Jones M. Withers Camp of Veterans, held appropriate exercises. Atlanta, Ga., Jan. 20.—Appropriate exercises in commemoration of the birthday anniversary of Robert E. Lee were held at Atlanta and throughout Georgia yesterday. The occasion was observed ki the public schools by an early adjournment of the day's ses sion, preceded by songs and recitations extolling the deeds of the confederate chieftain. Under the auspices of the United Confederate Veterans and the United Daughters of the Confederacy exercises were held In the hall of the house of representatives, at which Judge Beverly D. Evans of the state supreme court was the principal speaker. HASKELL NABS HEARST AGENT. Conspiracy to Defame Oklahoma ecutive Is Charged. Ex- Guthrie, Okla., Jan. 20.—Gov. Has kell struck a hard, swift blow at some of his adversaries Monday by caus ing the arrest of Scott MacReynolds, an attorney and special agent for W. R. Hearst. The warrant, sworn out by the governor, charges MacReynolds with conspiracy to defame him. Under a search warrant, also sworn to by Gov. Haskell, MacReynolds' Gov. Haskell. rooms at the lone hotel were searched by Sheriff John Mahoney and Orville T. Smith, private attorney to the gov ernor, and a large amount of data and papers seized pertaining to the $600, 000 libel suit instituted by Haskell against Mr. Hearst. AGREE ON PROTOCOL FORM. Arbitration Pact Between the United States and Venezuela. Caracas, Venezuela, Jan. 20.—A pro tocol for the settlement of the dis putes between the United States and Venezuela haB been practically agreed upon by W. I. Buchanan, the special commissioner of the United States, who came to Caracas several weeks ago for the purpose of composing the difficulties of the two governments, and ftie Gomez administration. The protocol, in Its present form, provides for arbitration after a stip ulated sum failing previous agreement by the individual claimants and the Venezuelan government. Say Burglar Slew Two. Montgomery, Ala., Jan. 20.—At tracted by pistol shots, police yester day found Leo Spiegel, a Russian Jew, dead In his cottage in the suburbs, and his cousin, A. Goldstein, dying. The men were shot in the presence of Mrs. Spiegel, who declares to the police the shooting was done by negro bur glars. Goldstein died later. Population of Buffalo, 415,532. Buffalo, N. Y., Jan. 20.—The police house-to-house census shows the pop ulatlon of Buffalo to be 11:,532. Held as Slayer of Hi3 Wife. Aiken, S. C., Jan. 19.—As a result Oi an inquest, held at the request of the mother of Mrs. Rainey Lowe, who died a '-eek ago, Sovereign Lowe, the husband, Is held on a charge of mur der, and Lee Boyd, as accessory. Steamer Wrecked 18 Lost. Cuxhaven, Jan. 19.— The British steamer Fidra lias been wrecked off Amrum and is a total loss. The Fidra carried a crew of 18 and it is believed that most of them perished while try ing to make the shore. West Vernon. Mr. and Mrs. Fred Fish and Mr. and Mrs. Ed. Booth spent Friday evening at the Frank Bouska home. Mr. and Mrs. Adolph Peters enter tained company Friday evening. Mrs. O. D. Lovejoy spent Friday night at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Henry Wilson. School began Tuesday in district No. 2, with Miss Auringer of Riceville as teacher. Mr. and Mrs. Frank Slifka and chil dren Sundayed at the Anthony Jarosh home. Mr. Clint Thompson spent Sunday at the W. E. Cleghorn home. Joseph and Charles Shields were pleasant callers in this vicinity Sunday evening. Mr. and Mrs. JohnMackenberg called on Miss Ellen Hanson Sunday afterneon Bernie Ferrie called at the James Burncs home Sunday. Mr. Ed. Bouska spent Tuesday even ing with Charles Fish. Miss Hazel Burnikle spent Friday with Miss Helen Peters. Mr. and Mrs. Will Wilson called at the Will Woods home. Mr. and Mrs. R. F. Thompson were Cresco shoppers Wednesday. A sleigh load of young folks from Schley spent Tuesday evening at the Peter Hanson home. Mr. O. D. Lovejoy is recovering nice ly from his operation. Mr. Frank Bouska called on Clint Thompson Tuesday. Joe Miller called at the Joe Burnikle home Friday evening. Mr. and Mrs. Ed Booth entertained company Sunday evening. Breaking colts is now the order of the day. Mr. and Mrs. Ben Brierly Sundayed with Mr. and Mrs. Fred Fish. James Barnes and Joe Miller were hauling hay from the Bernie Ferrie farm Tuesday. By the looks of the load when they reached home, they must have had a number of "tip-overs." A large number from this vicinity attended the M. W. A. and R. N. in stallation at Cresco Tuesday night. A fine time is reported by all. BIG FOUR. Beaver Creek and Vicinity. Frederick Parchman went to Austin Monday morning for a short visit with his cousin Charles Parchman, who at tends college at the Southern Minne sota Normal at that place. Mr. S. Johnson of Minnesota was entertained at the Herman Lidtke home Sunday. J. E. Roberts was a caller at the Springs Tuesday. Miss Amanda Lidtke was a visitor at the J. E. Roberts home Tuesday. Mr. Gupder Taraldson accompanied by Miss Hattie Owens and a lady friend were visiting at the O. Gordon home Sunday. Messrs Herman and Arthur Lidtke were Lime Springs callers Tuesday. Quite a number from Beaver attend ed the dance at the Springs Tuesday evening. Mr. Wm. Thuerk of Cresco was a pleasant caller at the Chas. Parchman home Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. Winn Carter of Ches ter were Sunday callers at the Tess Roper home. Mr. and Mrs. L. Sanborn and chil dren spent Sunday with the G. Bullis family at West Beaver. The Mite Society will will meet with Mrs. R. Sanborn, Wednesday, the 20th W. W. Cray aud son Joseph were business callers at the Springs Tuesday. Mr. and Mrs. James E. Roberts, daughter Bertha, and son Blaine spent Sunday with Mr. and Mrs. Geo. Cleve land. Mr. G. Toots was a business caller in Beaver Tuesday. Mrs. George Cleveland was a Lime Springs visitor Tuesday. Orph Gordon is hauling hay to his home in Beaver. W. T. Jones sawed wood Saturday, the Schut Bros, doing the work. Howard Center. with Will Stone and family visited Mrs. Maggie Thayer, Sunday. Will Hines and family spent Sunday with Ferd Printz and wife. Sherm Wentworth spent Wednesday at the home of his sister, Mrs. Albert son. Henry Windmiller and family were callers Sunday at the home of Fred Lybert. Fred Hanneman and family attended church at Davis Corners Sunday. Frank Hutton called on his uncle, Sam Dinger, Thursday. Mr. and Mrs. Fred Leffler of Cresco spent Sunday at the home of the lat ters parents, Mr. and Mrs. Steve Dotz ler. Aunt Jane Stone is visiting in Cresco Miss Annie Hynes is spending a few days with her cousin Mrs. John Drew. Will Walker and wife entertained company Sunday. Will Stone is suffering this week with an abscess on his face. A sleigh load from Cresco bringing their music and joined by a tew of the neighbors spent Wednesday evening with Albert Albertson and family. Surely Mr. and Mrs. Albertson are royal entertainers, but the best of all were the well filled lunch baskets. Never mind Frank, we know that little item in our last writing fit you, but don't let it or the new fur coat make you warm in the collar. The Jim Neubauer family are on the sick list. Henry Fye and family spent Sunday with his mother. Notice. We are going to make a change in our firm, Feb. 1st, and all knowing themselves indebted to us, will please call and settle before that date. 4lt2 EDMONSON & DAVIS. Protivin. Jas. W. Kobliska was a caller in Cresco, Friday. Mr. and Mrs. Frank Svestka, of Jackson .Tc., were in town the 13th attending Mr. and Mrs. F. Kalishek's silver wedding anniversary. Joseph W. Prochaska returned home from his Cedar Rapids visit last Wednesday. James F. Kobliska has left for Weyerhauser, Wis., to visit at the home of his brother Joseph Kobliska. F. C. Chyle, who has been visiting with his sister in Cedar Rapids, re turned home Tuesday. Mrs. Moravetz and daughter Celia were in town the l.'.th, attending Mr. and Mrs. Frank Kalishek's silver wedding anniversary. Albert J. Mikcsh was a Cresco caller last Thursday. There was a dance in Kalishek's hall on Tuesday evening, Jan. 19th. It was well attended. Sisters Barbarina and Concepta were visiting with the Sisters in Fort Atkin son, Saturday and Sunday. John A. Dostal left for La Crosse, Wis., to be in attendance at a conven vention. Remember that the M. W. A. dance will be given in Kalishek's hall on Wednesday evening, Jan. 27th. Every body come and enjoy yourself. A party was given at the J. J. Lukes home last Sunday evening. Thomas Chyle in company with Joseph D. Bouska and James Chyle leave to-day for Cedar Rapids to visit for a few days. Frank Pecinovsky left for South Dakota, last week. Charles J. Chyle closed a very suc cessful term of school in the North Protivin school, Jan. lGth. Richard Bouska, who is attending the S. M. N. C. at Austin, Minn., came home Thursday for a visit. Mrs. W. Maloney and daughter Mabel, of Wymore, Neb., are visiting at the Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Kovarik home. Miss Agnes Herzog, who has been visiting here at the A. J. Mikesh home, returned to her home at Austin, Minn., last week. Edward Novak, from near Spillville, was seen here one day last week. Mrs. Schneider, from near Bonair, is visiting at the M. Komarek home. Alvin Davis, the photographer, from Spillville, came down last Wedndsday, the 20th. Schley. Mr. and Mrs. James Ondrasek went to Postville Tuesday to attend the wed ding of a cousin. Mr. and Mrs John Nohale ntertained a number of relatives and friends Sun day evening. Miss Genevieve Harris from Elma spent Saturday and Sunday at the John Harris home. Miss Loretta Glass is assisting Mrs. Barney Ferrie with her household duties. Joe O'Brien and sister Lizzie spent Sunday with relatives near Elma. Mr. Phil McCarville spent Sunday evening at Maple Leaf with his broth er James. Patrick Whalen from Canton, Minn., spent a few days of last week visiting at the Joe Doherty home. Johnnie Derr spent Sunday at the Mrs. Fred Paul home. James Ondrasek has built a new ice house. Dr. Precious was seen on our streets Tuesday. Ray Barnes and sister Kate spent Sunday evening at the John Harris home. Miss Louisa Hein came out from Cresco Saturday for an over Sunday visit at the parental home. Quite a number from this vicinity at tended the funeral of Peter Fravel last Saturday. Miss Loretta Glass spent a few days of last week visiting with her aunt, Mrs. Joe Doherty. Johnnie Derr and Gus Paul and a couple of lady friends were seen driv ing through our burg Sunday evening and they happened to have bad luck, but never mind boys, if at first you don't succeed try, try again. Bert Fravel had a valuable horse kicked by another horse and its leg broken last Sunday at the Frank Klingle home. Mr. and Mrs. James McBride from Dakota are here visiting with her sis ter, Mrs. Owen Murray and other rela tives. Mrs. Adolph Kapler spent Tuesday with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. W. M. Ferrie. K. G. & G. R. The fine sleighing is enjoyed, and the opportunity is being improved to haul in the year's supply of wood. K. G. vicinity is having a siege with contagious diseases, scarlet fever, small pox and diphtheria, there being five or six cases. Dr. Daly, of Cresco, and Dr. Gowdy, of Harmony, are the attending .physicians. All cases are' reported as doing nicely. Miss Clara Halweg is spending a few days at the home of her parents in Cresco. Dan McGee finished husking corn, last Saturday. Will Rider and family spent Sunday at the Howard Holcomb home. Jim Holcomb and family visited with their son Glen, Sunday. A stray shepherd dog came to E. Bateman's place, Saturday. He will pay a large reward to the man who will take him away. As eggs are worth 30 cents per dozen he can't afford to keep him. Notice. The talk that is around the country about Joseph Steffes stealing a pair of pants from Zack Kapler is not so. Joe and I were always friends and are friends to-day. ZACK A. KAPLER. Chester. Mr. Reinhart is entertaining company from Elkader. Miss Roberts, of Lime Springs, was visiting with her sister, Mrs. Owen Jones, of Chester, Saturday. Miss Mabel Fish, of Cresco, is spend ing the week with her friend Miss Pearl Worthwein in Chester. George Conklin and wife were Lime Springs visitors, Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd Sweet were over Sunday visitors at Lime Springs. James Skare left Monday for his school work at Austin. Ole Skare and Mr. Morgorden were passengers to Minneapolis, Friday. Roy Wilhelm and Miss Katz, of Lime Springs, were Chester visitors, Sunday. Alva Bly, of Cresco, was seen driving north out of our city, Friday. Mabel Cheney and Flossie Stinzi, of Chester, were I.e Roy visitors, Satur day. Two of Mr. A. H. Parmer's sons, of Le Roy, were Chester visitors, Satur day. J'mmie Connolly and wife moved back from Austin on Thursday. They expect to live on a farm. The Mite Society served dinner, Saturday. We don't know the amount realized. Will Lucas bought half an acre of land near York, Minn., last week, pay ing $18.00 for same. Mr. Anderson, of Le Roy, was an over Sunday visitor with his brother in Chester. Fred Wilhelm, of Lime Springs, was an over Sunday visitor in Chester. Wilson, the sugar beet man, is seen driving around in our country. Cliff. Knapp was a Chester visitor last week. Lots better sleighing now days and everyone seems to enjoy the beautiful weather. Mrs. Walter Whiteside and daughter Fern returned to Austin, Monday. Sid. Baldwin returned to Le Roy, Monday, having spent Sunday with Chester friends. Grace Johnson returned from Cresco, Monday. Walter Eddy, of Cresco, was a Chester visitor, Monday. Mrs. Bratrud and Miss Alma left for Minneapolis, Monday, where they will spend the winter. Miss Alma will attend school. Worthwein shipped two cars of stock Tuesday to Chicago. Dr. ICessel, of Cresco, was called to Chester to attend Mr. Capper who is suffering terribly from blood poison caused by sticking a nail in his hand. The cfub met with Mrs. George Conklin, Tuesday evening. Ice cream and cake was served. All enjoyed the evening finely. Mr. and Mrs. Frank Capper, Misses E. Roper, Alice Turner and Virgie Mc Williams and Mr. Luhman attended the dance at Lime Springs, the 19th. Will Barnes has so far recovered from his attack of la grippe as to be at the store again. Miss Vera Conklin was a passenger te Cresco, Monday. Everybody's Friend—Dr. Thomas' Eclectric Oil. Cures toothache, ear ache, sore throat. Heals cuts, bruises, scalds. Stops any pain. NOTICE OF PROPOSED RESOLU TION OF CURBING IN THE CITY OF CRESCO. To all persons owning property subject to assessment for curbing:— You are hereby notified that the Council of the City of Cresco, Iowa, at a meeting held January 15, 1909, has declared the necessity and advisa bility os constructing curbing on certain streets within said city, and of assess ing property abutting thereon for the payment of the same, and has in the proposed resolution declared such ne cessity or advisability, which proposed resolution was introduced for authority to construct said curbing is as follows: BE IT RESOLVED by the City Coun cil of the City of Cresco, Howardjcoun ty, Iowa, that it is deemed advisable and necessary to make improvements by curbing with Portland cement curb ing cement to be prepared and curbing to be constructed in accordance with specifications which will be placed on file with the City Clerk, the following named streets and parts of streets, to wit: Elm street from the south line of Market street to the north line of Peck street. Railway street from east line of Cedar street to the west line of Cherry street. Park street from the east line of Cedar street to Elm street. North Park street from the west line of Cherry street to Elm street. South Park street from the west line of Cherry street to Elm street, except where curbing is already constructed, which meets the approval of the city engineer. All of the expense of mak ing said improvement to be charged to the property abutting thereon, iii ac cordance with the law governing same, and the contractor who shall make said improvements shall keep the same in repair for one year from date of acceptance by the city. BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the City Council shall meet at eight o'clock p. m. on the 1st day of March 1909, at the Council room in said City for the purpose of considering object ions to said proposed resolutions, and that notice of said proposed resolutiohs and of the passage of this resolution be published as provided by law. Passed January 15, 1909. Approved January 15, 1909. E. L. DAVENPORT, Mayor. P. J. McCULLOW, City Clerk. NOTICE OF PROPOSED RESOLU TION FOR CONSTRUCTION OF PAVING IN THE CITY OF CRESCO. To all persons owning property subject to assessment for paving:— You are hereby notified that the Council of the City of Cresco at a meeting held January 15, 1909, has de clared the necessity or advisability of paving certain streets within the' said city of Cresco, and of assessing proper ty abutting thereon for the payment of the same, and has in the proposed resolutions declared such necessity or advisability, which proposed resolution was introduced for authority to con struct said paving, is as follows: BE IT RESOLVED by the Citv Council of the City of Cresco, Howard county, Iowa, that it is deemed advisa ble and necessary to make improve ments by paving with one course of number one vitrified paving brick on six (6) inches of concrete foundation, and with Portland Cement top filler. The foundation to be prepared and the paving to be constructed in accordance with the specifications which will be placed on file with the city clerk, the following named streets, and parts of streets, to-wit: Elm street from the south line of Market street to the north line of Peck street. Railway street from the east line of HORSES WANTED 150 Horses, Mares and Mules ol All Kinds Wanted. No objection to slight blemishes. Age 4 years up, Weight 1100 up. WILL CRESCO, SATURDAY, JANUARY 30th Can also use a lot of Old Horses and Mares for Dakota and Canadian Markets. Must be in fair flesh. Lead them in and get the highest market price tor them. Will bahere rain or shine. MAX F1ENBERG Cedar street to the west line of Cherry street. Pqrk street from the east line of Cedar street to Elm street. North Park street from the west: line of Cherry street to Elm street, and South Park street from the west line of Cherry street to Elm street. All the expense of making the said improvement to be charged to the property abutting thereon in accord ance with the law governing the same and the contractor who shall make said improvements shall keep the same in repair for one year from date of its acceptance by the city. BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the city council will meet at eight o'clock p. m., on the 1st day of March 1909, at the Council room in said city for the purpose ot considering object ions to said proposed resolution, and that notice of said proposed resolutions and of the passage of this resolution be published as provided by law. Passed January 15,1909. Approved January 15, 1909. E. L. DAVENPORT, tS Mayor. P. J. McCULLOW, City Clerk. Save This Anyway. Here is a simple home-made mixture as given by an eminent authority on Kidney diseases, who makes the state ment that it will relieve almost any case of Kidney trouble if taken before the stage of Bright's disease. He states that such symptoms as lame back, pain in side, frequent desire to urinate especially at night painful and discol ored urination, are readily overcome. Here is the recipe. Try it: Fluid Extract Dandelion, one-half ounce Compound Kargon, one ounce Compound Syrup Sarsaparilla, three ounces. Take a teaspoonful after each meal and at bedtime. A well-known druggist here in town is authority that these ingredients are all harmless and easily mixed at home by shaking well in a bottle. This mix has a peculiar healing and soothing ef ect upon the entire Kidney and Urin ary structure, and often overcomes the worst forms of Rheumatism in just a little while. This mixture is said to remove all blood disorders and cure the Rheumatism by forcing the Kidneys to filter and strain from the blood and system all uric acid and foul, decom posed waste matter, which cause these afflictions. Try it if you aren't well. Save the prescription. Notice In Probate- To Whom It May Concern: You and each of you are hereby notified lo appear at the Court House In Cresco, Howard county. Iowa, on the 8th day of March A. I). 1909, at 2 o'clock p. in.to attend .: the probate of an instrument purporting to be the last Will and Testament of Elenora Komarek, late of 1 Loward County, Iowa, de ceased, at which time and place you will appearand show cause, if any, why said ill should not be admitted to probate. 1 Testimony Whereof, 1 have hereunto subscribed my name and afllxed the seal of the district Court this 20th day of Jan. 1909. F. C. BLAND1N, [SKAI*.] Clerk of District Court. Cresco Newspaper and Magazine News Agency. Dear Old Friends and Patrons:— When you wish to send in your sub scriptions or renewals for your papers or magazines, please give them to your old reliable and prompt newsdealer. Respectfully yours, ROBERT PHELAN. DeWitt's Little Errly Risers, tha famous littlo liver pills. They are small, sure, safe pills. 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