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CITY OFFICIAL PUBLICATIONS
-,'- ORDINANCE No. 145.
An Crdinance Providing for the Con
struction of Sidewalks in the City
of Cresco and to Assess the
Cost Thereof Upon Abut
ting Property.
Be it Ordained by the City Council of
the Incorporated City of Cresco,
Iowa:
Section 1. That all sidewalks in the
City of Cresco shall be built or laid
upon either side of any street therein
at such places and within such times
as the city Council of said city shall by
resolution duly passed, order or direct.
Section 2. All resolutions for the
construction of any sidewalk shall spec
ify the material of which such walk
shall be constructed and the width and
other dimensions of said walk and the
time within which the same shall be
built by the owners of the abutting
property provided that no temporary
walk shall be constructed at an expense
or cost to exceed forty cents per lineal
foot.
Section 3. All sidewalks shall be
built by the owners of the abutting
property, in front of which such walks
are ordered by the Council to be con
constructed and in substantial compli
ance with the resolution providing
therefor, and within the time so fixed
for the building of the same and in
case any owner of property shall neg
lect to build such walk within the time
fixed, the Council may caUse such walk
to be built and assess the cost there
of to such owner and upon the proper
ty in front of which the same is so
constructed.
Section 4. Immediately after the
passage of any resolution requiring any
sidewalk to-be built, the city Clerk
shall prepare a notice, or notices, di
rected to all whom it may concern,
notifying them of the passage of such
resolution, where said walk is to be
built, the dimensions of the same, the
material of which it is to be construc
ted, and the time within which the
owners of the property are required to
build the same, which notice shall be
posted on said property for at least
ten days before the time in which said
walk is to be constructed by the own
ers of such abutting property, if such
owners are non-reBidents of the city of
Cresco. If said property owners are
residents of the city of Cresco, said
notice shall be served on them in the
same manner as an original notice a
copy of which said notice, with proof
of the posting of service thereof, shall
be filed with the city Clerk and record
thereof kept by him.
Section 5. If any owner of property
in front of which a sidewalk is so re
quired to be built, shall fail to build
the same at his own expense within
the time fixed therefor by said resolu
tion and rotice, the council shall cause
said walk to be built in substantial
compliance with the resolution, and an
accurate account of the cost and ex
pense thereof shall be returned to the
city Clerk, together with a particular
description of the abutting property by
lot ana block, and the cost of construc
ting such walk in front of each said
lot or part of lot. The said Clerk shall
thereupon prepare a notice, directed to
the several owners of such property in
front of which such walk has so been
constructed by the city, notifying them
of the construction of such walk by the
city, the cost thereof in front of each
said lot, and that they may appear at
a regular meeting of the Council, to be
held more than ten day after such
notice shall have been served, or post
ed as herein provided, and show cause,
if any they have, why the cost of such
walk should not be assessed against
them and levied as a tax upon said
property. Such notice shall be served
in the same manner as an original
notice upon the owner of such proper
ty, as shown by the transfer books in
the office of the Auditor of the county
at the time the same is to be served or
published as herein provided, if such
owner shall then reside within the city,
and in case he does not reside in the
the city, then the same shall be posted
on said property at least ten days be
fore the meeting of the Council, at
which the matter of which levy and
assessment is to be heard return of
which service or posting shall be made
and returned to the city Clerk and
proper record thereof kept by him.
Section 6. At the meeting of the
Councel so fixed in the notice provided
for in Section 5 hereof, the Council
shall proceed to hear any objections
that may be offered by any person to
the assessment or levy of such tax up
on his property, and if no sufficient ob
jection is shown, it shall assess the cost
of such walk so built by the city, in
cluding the proportionate cost of serv
ice, or posting of the notices provided
for by this ordinance, against the own
er of such property, and levy the cost
thereof in front of each said lot or par
cel of property, including the cost of
notices as aforesaid, as a tax upon
such property, and keep a record there
of and cause such tax to be certified
and returned to the county Auditor to
be collected the same as other taxes
levied by the City Council.
Section 7. That all ordinances or
parts of ordinances inconsistent with
this ordinance are hereby repealed.
Section 8. This ordinance shall take
effect and be in force from and after
its publication in the Howard County
Times and Twice-a-Week Plain Dealer.
Passed and approved this 7th day of
April, A. D. 1909.
E. L. DAVENPORT,
[SEAL]. Mayor.
P. J. MCCULLOW, Clerk.
ORDINANCE No. 146. Hi
An Ordinance to Provide for the Regu
lation of the Sale or Disposition
of Cream fti the City of
Cresco, Iowa. '-fig
Be it ordained by the city council of
the city of Cresco, Iowa.'
Section 1. That no person shall en
gage in the sale or disposition of cream
within the corporate limits of the city
of Cresco, Iowa, without complying
with each and every requirement of
ordinance number 3, unless the cream
so sold or disposed of shall have first
been sterilized by having been brought
to 160 degrees Farenheit.
This section shall not be construed
to include sales to creameries or cream
ery companies.
Section 2. That every person who
sells or disposes of cream in the city of
Cresco who has not complied with the
requirements of ordinance 3 shall first
pay to the treasurer of the city $20.00
per annum as a license for engaging
in said business.
Section 3. That every person selling
cream shall permit the city dairy in
spector to enter his premises and in
spect the sterilizing process at any
time.
Section 4. That any person violat
ing the provisions of this ordinance
shall upon conviction thereof be pun
ished by a fine of not less tiian $20.00
or more than $100.00 and costs of pros
ecution, or be imprisoned in the county
jail not to exceed 30 days. In case such
fine and costs so imposed are not paid,
such person shall be committed to jail
until they they are paid but not to ex
cee 1 30 days.
Section 5. That all ordinances incon
sistent herewith are hereby repealed.
Section 6. That this ordinance shall
lake effect and be in force on and after
its publication as provided by law.
Passed and approved this 7th day of
April 1909.
E. L. DAVENPORT,
[SEAL.] Mayor.
P. J. MCCULLOW, Clerk.
ORDINANCE No. 147.
An ordinance establishing a grade on
Elm street between the south line of
Market street and the north line of
Peck street, in the city of Cresco, in
the state of Iowa.
Be it ordained by the city council of
the city of Cresco, in the state of Iowa
Section 1. That for the purpose of
establishing grades on Elm street be
tween the south line of Market street
and the north line of Peck street in the
said city of Cresco the following named
point snail be taken as a base or start
ing point, to-wit: A point one hun
dred and three and twenty-nine hun
dredths (103.29) teet below the top of
the north end of the stone door sill at
the westerly side of the court house in
the said city of Cresco the same base
being twelve hundred (1200) feet above
sea level.
Section 2. That whenever any point
is given by number as a grade point it
shall mean such number of feet and
one hundredths of a foot above the
"base" established in and by Section 1
of this ordinance, and the grade of
said Elm street as hereinarter estab
lished shall be on a plane between such
special poins, that is, along the sides
and center line, or along Buch other
lines that are parallel to the center
lines of Baid street as may be determ
ined by said points except as to gutter
ing and "curbing as hereinafter set
forth.
Section 3. That said grade points
shall be as follows:
At the west line of Elm street and
the south line of Market street, 98.40.
At the center line of Elm street and
the south line of Market street, 98.40.
At the east line of Elm street and
the south line of Market street, 99.
At the east line of Elm street and
the center line of Market street, 98.40.
At the east line of Elm street and
the north line of Market street, 98.50,
At the center line of Elm street and
the north line of Market street, 98.20.
At the west line of Elm street and
the north line of Market street, 98.20.
At the west line of Elm street and
the center line of Market street, 98.20.
At the center line of Elm street and
the center line of Market street, 98.30.
At the east line of Elm street and
155 feet north of north line of Market
street, 98.20.
At the center line of Elm street and
55 feet north of north line of Market
street, 98.06.
At the west line of Elm street and 55
feet north of north line of Market
street, 98.20.
At the east line of Elm street and
300 feet north of south line of Market
Btreet, 99.35.
At the center line of Elm street and
300 feet north of south line of Market
street, 99.35.
At the west line of Elm street and
300 feet north of south line of Market
street, 99.35.
At the east line of Elm street and
408 feet north of south line of Market
street, 100.20.
At the center line of Elm street and
408 feet north of south line of Market
street, 100.20.
At the west line of Elm street and
408 feet north of south line of Market
street, 100.20.
At the east line of Elm street and 20
feet south of north line ot Railway
street, 100.30.
At the center of Elm street and 40
feet south of north line of Railway
street, 100.25.
At the west line of Elm street and
20 feet south of north line of Railway
street, 100.30.
At the east line of Elm street and
the north line of Railway street, 100.50.
At the center line of Elm street and
the north line of Railway street, 100.30.
At the west line of Elm street and
the north line of Railway street, 100.50.
At the east line of Elm street and
160 feet north of north line of Railway
street, 99.37.
At the center line of Elm street and
160 feet north of north line of Railway
street. 99.17.
At the west line of Elm street and
160 feet north of north line of Railway
street, 99.37.
At the east line of Elm street and
south line of South Park street, 98.65.
At the center line of Elm street and
on a right line with south line of South
Park street, 98.45.
At a point 5 feet west of the center
of Elm street and on a right line with
the south line of South Park street,
98.47.
At the west line of Elm street and
on a right line with south line of South
Park street, 98.65.
At the east line of Elm street and 10
feet north of the north line of South
Park street, 98.50.
At the east line of Elm street and on
aright line with the south line of Park
street, 9,8.50.
At a point 5 feet west of the center
of Elm street and on aright line with
the south line of Park street, 99.30.
At the west line of Elm street and
the south line of Park street, 99.60.
At the west line of Elm street and
the center of Park street, 99.50.
At a point 5 feet west of the center
of Elm street and the center of Park
street, 99.30.
At the east line of Elm street and on
a right line with the center of Park
street, 98.50.
At the east line of Elm street and on
aright line with the north line of Park
street, 98.50.
At a point 5 feet west of the center
line of Elm street and on a right line
with the north line of Park street,
99.30.
At the west line of Elm street and
the north line of Park street, 99.60.
At the east line of Elm street and 10
feet south of south line of North Park
street, 98.50.
At the east line of Elm street and
the north line of North Park street,
98.50.
At a point 5 feet west of center line
of Elm street and in right line with
north line of North Park street, 99.16.
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At the weBt line of Elm street and
in right line with north line of North
Park street, 99.56.
At the east line of Elm street and
,160 feet south of south line of Peck
street, 98.50.
At a point 5 feet west of center line
of Elm street and 160 feet south of
south line of Peck street, 98.75.
At the west line of Elm street and
160 feet south of sonth line of Peck
street, 99.50.
At the east line of Elm street and
the south line cf Peck street, 98.50.
At center of Elm street and at south
line of Peck street, 99.02.
At a point 5 feet west of the center
of Elm street and at south line of Peck
street, 99.05.
At the west side of Elm street and
south line of Peck street, 99.40.
At the east line of Elm street and
the center line of Peck street, 98.65.
At the center of Elm street and the
center of Peck street, 99.05.
At the west line of Elm street and
the center of Peck street, 99.30.
At the east line of Elm street and
the north line of Peck street, 99.00.
At the center of Elm street and the
north line of Peck street, 99.05.
At the west line of Elm street and
the north line of Peck street, 99.40.
Section 4. That the grades herein
above given and hereby established
shall apply to and establish a grade of
the elevation given at that point and
all other points not herein especially
excepted Bhall be figured as the avei age
prorata of the grade points given ex
cept that nothing herein given shall be
construed as fixing the grade of the
top of the curb or bottom of the gutter.
Section 5. The map of the civil
engineer on file is by reference hereby
included and made a part of this ordi
nance.
Section 6. All ordinances or parts of
ordinances conflicting herewith are
hereby repealed.
Section 7. This ordinance shall take
effect and be in force from and after
its publication in The Howard County
Times and Twice-a-Week Plain Dealer
as by law provided.
Passed and approved this 7 th day of
April, 1909.
Attest. E. L. DAVENPORT,
P. J. McCULLOW, C. Mayor.
City Clerk.
ORDINANCE NO. 143.
An ordinance for a two days labor
tax.
An ordinance for levying a two days
labor tax for highway purposes on all
male citizens between tne ages of
twenty-one (21) and forty-five (45)
years except as exempted by law in
the incorporated city of Cresco, Iowa.
Be it ordained by the city council of
the incorporated city of Cresco, Howard
county. Iowa:
Sec. 1 That a two days labor tax
for highway purposes is hereby levied
against all able bodied male resi
dents, not exempt by law, between
the ages of 21 and 45 years in the in'
corporated city of Cresco, Iowa, for
the year 1909, or in lieu thereof of
one dollar and fifty cents per day of
eight hours and one dollar and seventy
five cents per day of ten hours as pro
vided by tne laws of Iowa.
Sec. 2. That this ordinance shall
take effect and] be in force from and
after its publication in the Twice-a
Week Plain Dealer and Howard Coun
ty Times.
Passed and approved this 5th day of
April A. D. 1909.
Attest E. L. DAVENPORT,
P. J. McCULLOW, Mayor,
[SEAL] City Clerk.
ORDINANCE NO. 144.
An ordinance for 4 mill road tax.
An ordinance for levying a road tax
of four (4). mills on the dollar on all
real and personal property in the in'
corporated city of Cresco, Iowa, not
subject to taxation for general munici
pal purposes.
Be it ordained by the city council of
the incorporated city of Cresco, How
ard county, Iowa.
Sec. 1. That all real property sub
ject to taxation in the city of Cresco,
which by law is not subject to taxa
tion for general municipal purposes,
and all personal property necessary for
the use and cultivation of agricultural
or horticultural lands shall for the
year 1909 pay a tax of four (4) mills
on the dollar and the same is hereby
levied.
Sec. 2. That this ordinance shall
take effect and be in force from and
after its publication in the Twice-a
Week Plain Dealer and Howard Coun
ty Times.
Passed and approved this 7th day of
April, A. D. 1909.
Attest E. L. DAVENPORT,
P. J. McCULLOW, Mayor.
[SEAL[ City Clerk.
5 NOTICE TO BIDDERS.
Sealed proposals will be received by
the city clerk of the City of Cresco,
Iowa, at his office in Cresco, until eight
o'clock p. m., on the 10th day of May,
1909, for the construction of the fQllow
ing described improvements as per
plans and specifications now on file in
the office of said clerk.
Paving Elm Street from the South
line of Marlfet street to the North line
of Peck street with brick on concrete
foundation, about nine thousand square
yards (9,000) of paving more or less,
to begin on or before the first day of
June, 1909 and to be fully completed
on or before the 15th day of August,
1909.
So much of the cost of the construc
tion' of the said improvement as is by
law assessable against abutting prop
erty, to be assessed against the said
abutting property in accordance with
the law governing same, and payment
to the amount of such assessment for
such work will be made in assessment
certificates bearing interest at the rate
of Six per cent (6 per cent) per annum
issued in accordance with the provis
ions of Section 841 of the Coae. In
case of any deficiency between the con
tract price and the amount of such cer
tificates, such deficiency will be paid in
warrants drawn on the improvement
fund available for the fiscal year be
ginning April 1st, 1910, payable out of
the proceeds of the tax levied there
fore and from no other source, said
warrants to bear six per cent interest
from date of issue until paid, the city
to incur no liability other than the duty
to levy the said tax and to properly
apply the proceeds therein in making
tne special assessments above referred
to and issuing assessment certificates
to the contractor therefor. Said as
sessment certificates and warrants
shall be accepted by the contractor in
full payment for all work done under
his contract without recourse on the
City of Cresco.
Each bid must be accompanied with
a certified check in a separate envelope,
said check to be on some bank of
Cresco and made payable to the order
of the city treasurer of the city of
Cresco, in the sum of Five Hundred
Dollars ($500.) Each envelope must be
addressed to the city of Cresco and en
dorsed with the name of the bidder
and the improvements said check and
proposal are for. Certified checks ac
companying proposals will be returned
to the unsuccessful bidders when the
contract has been awarded and also the
bidder to whom the contract is award
ed, when he shall have entered into
the contract for the construction of
said improvement with the city of
Cresco and given bond in the sum of
Five Thousand Dollars ($5000) with
sureties to be approved by the city
council of the city of Cresco for the
faithful performance of his contract.
The person or persons to whom said
contract is awarded will be required to
attend the office of the city clerk with
the sureties offered by him or them
and execute the contract within five
days from the service of notice to that
effect, and in case of failure or neglect
to do so, he or they will be considered
as having abandoned it. The work
will then be let to the next lowest bid
der or it may be re-advertised and re
let until the contract is accepted and
executed but such an abandonment by
any bidder shall not release or invali
date any check deposited or accom
panying any lid, as security that such
bidder will execute the contract for the
work within the specified time. The
contract will contain a provision that
the contractor shall guarantee the im
provement to remain in good repair for
a period of five years from and after
the date of its acceptance by the city
council and the bond will contain alike
condition.
In case the successful bidder shall
fail to enter into a contract with the
city of Cresco for the construction of
said improvement or furnish bond as
herein required and as required by law,
the certified check deposited by him
with his bid shall be forfeited to the
city of Cresco as agreed and liquidated
damages. The rignt is reserved to re
ject any and all bids or a part or parts
of any bids. The proposals received
will be acted upon by the city council
of the city of Cresco on the 10th day
of May, 1909. By authority of the
city council of the city of Cresco.
P. J. MCCULLOW,
j- City Clerk of said City.
0
NOTICE TO BIDDERS.
Sealed proposals will be received by
the city clerk of the city of Cresco,
Iowa, at his otlice in Cresco, until 8
o'clock p. m. on the 10th day of May,
1909, for the construction of the fol
lowing described improvements as per
plans and specifications now on file in
the office of said clerk.
Curbing Elm street from the south
line of Market street to the north line
of Peck street with Portland cement
curb, except where the curbing al
ready constructed meets with the ap
proval and plans of the city engineer,
about three thousand square feet (3000)
of curbing, more or less, (equals length
by height) to begin on or before the
first day of June, 1909, and to be fully
completed on or before the first day of
July, 1909.
So much of the cost of the construc
tion of the said improvement as is by
law assessable against abutting prop
erty, to be assessed against the said
abutting property in accordance with
the law govering same, and payment
to the amount of such assessment for
such work will be made in assessment
certificates bearing interest at the rate
of six (6) per cent per annum, issued
in accordance with the provisions of
Section 841 of the code. In case of any
deficiency between the contract price
and the amount of such- certificates,
such deficiency will be paid in warrants
drawn on the improvement fund avail
able for the fiscal year beginning April
1st, 1910, payable out of the proceeds
of the tax levied therefor and from no
other source, said warrants to bear six
per cent interest from date of issue un
til paid, the city to incur no liability
other than the duty to levy the said
tax and to properly apply the proceeds
therein making the special assessments
above referred to and issuing assess
ment certificates to the contractor
therefor. Said assessment certificates
and warrants shall be accepted by the
contractor in full payment for all work
done under his contract without re
course on the city of Cresco.
Each bid must be accompanied With
a certified check in a separate envelope,
said check to be on some bank of Cres
co and made payable to the order of
the city treasurer of the city of Cresco,
in the sum of .One Hundred Dollars
($100). Each envelope must be ad
dressed to the City of Cresco and en
dorsed with the name of the bidder and
the improvements said check and pro
posal are for. Certified checks accom
panying proposals will be returned to
the unsuccessful bidders when the con
tract has been awarded, and also to the
bidder to whom the contract is awarded
when he shall have entered into the
contract for the construction of said
improvement with the city of Cresco
ana given bond in the sum of Five Hun
dred dollars ($500), with sureties to be
approved by the city council of the
city of Cresco for the faithful perform
ance of his contract. The person or
persons to whom said contract is award
ed will be required to attend the office
of the city clerk with the sureties of
fered by him or them and execute the
the contract, within five days from the
service of notice to that effect, and in
case of failure or neglect to do so, he
or they will be considered as having
abandoned it. The work will then be
let to the next lowest bidder or it may
be re-advertised and re-let until the
contract is accepted and executed, but
such an abandonment by any bidder
shall not release or invalidate any
check deposited or accompanying any
bid, as security that such bidder will
execute the contract for the work
within the specified time. The con
tract will contain a provision that the
contractor shall guarantee the improve
ment to remain in good repair for a
period of five years from and after the
date ot its acceptance by the city
council and the bond will contain a like
condition.
In case the successful bidder shall
fail to enter into a contract with the
city of Cresco for the construction of
said improvement or furnish bond as
herein required and as required by law,
the certified check deposited by him
with his bid shall be forfeited to the
city of Cresco as agreed and liquidated
damages. The right is reserved to re-,
ject any and all bids or a part or parts
of any bids. The proposals received
will be acted upon by tne city council
of the city of Cresco on the 10th day of
May, 1909. By authority of the city
council of the city of Cresco.
P. I* McCULLOW,
', •. City Clerk of said city.
Notice to Bidders.
The city council of the city of Cresco,
Iowa, will receive bids for the construc
tion of cement street crossings and
sidewalks for the ensuing year, 1909,
as per specifications on file in the city
clerk's office.
Each bid must be accompanied by a
certified check for twenty-five dollars
payable to the order of the city treas
urer. All bids must be filed with the
city clerk not later than 8 o'clock p. m.
April 26, 1909. The city council re
serves the right to reject any or all
bids. E. L. Davenport, Mayor.
Dr. Miles' Anti-Pain Fills relieve pain.
Wait Vernon.
We were visited by another snow
storm Wednesday which, was not wel
comed by our farmers.
E. M. Eldridge of Cresco called on
Fred Fish Tuesday morning.
Joe Burnikel called on Ed Booth
Tuesday.
Miss Ellen Hanson entertained com
pany from Schley Sunday.
Mrs. Henry Wilson entertained com
pany Monday afternoon.
Mr. and Mrs. Mike Slifka and daugh
ter Helen spent Sunday at the Jim
Lewis home.
Mr. and Mrs. Will Woods and family
spent Saturday evening and Sunday at
the Frank Woods home in Cresco.
Mr. and Mrs. Fred Fish and son
Charlie called at the F. A. Miller home
Friday evening.
Say Henry you were late once, but
we will excuse you as it was the first
time, but remember and don't let it
happen again.
Mike Barnes called on Frank Bouska
Saturday morning.
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Miss Ruth Fye is spending a few
weeks with her sister Mrs Rollo Doo
little.
Mrs I. J. Booth spent Tuesday Even
ing and Wednesday with Mrs. O.
Mitchell.
Lou Larmie was as usual a pleasant
caller at Vernon Sunday.
Mr. and Mrs. Joe Baker and son
Anthony spent Easter at the Anton
Lickteig home. Master Anthony de
cided to stay a few days with his
grand parents to make things lively
for aunt Katie.
Mr. Lovejoy called on his daughter
MfS. Henry Wilson Tuesday.
F. A. Miller called on Art Rucker
Monday afternoon.
Miss Ellen Hanson sewed for Mrs.
Mitchell the first of the week.
Easter Sunday dawned anything but
what our people wished for. It was
not cold but the wind blew a high gale
all day "which was very disagreeable
for our Easter bonnets." In the even
ing we were visited by April showers
which lasted throughout the night.
Miss Loretta Glass' was a pleasant
caller in and near Schley Friday after
noon.
Mr. Auringer and daughter Emma
were pleasant callers in our burg
Thursday. They returned home Fri
day accompanied by Miss Marcia who
went home for an Easter visit. She
returned back to her school duties
Monday.
Julius Doolittle sawed wood for Len
Sebastian Tuesday.
Mrs. O. D. Lovejoy departed Satur
day for a week's visit with her sister
at Dyersville.
Mrs. Henry Salisbury spent Tues
day with friends at Cresco.
Mrs. Will Woods and children called
at the Will Wilson home Monday after
noon.
We understand that Peter Hanson
has bought the Pat Woods farm.
Mr. and Mrs. Ed Booth and son
Clarence, and S. L. Barnes spent Sun
day at the T. A. Miller home.
George and Willie Burnikel, Fred
and Willie Peters called on Ed Bouska
Sunday afternoon.
Mr. and Mrs. Will Stone and child
ren spent Easter with Mr. and Mrs.
Fred Fish.
Charlie Fish, Willie Hayes, James
Miller and Leslie Sebastian called on
the Hanson boys Sunday afternoon.
Mrs. F. Glass and family are mov
ing into the Pat Woods house, which
they will occupy for the summer. We
are very glad to report that although
moving, this worthy family is not leav,
ing our midst.
Louise Evert is working for Mrs,
Mitchell.
Rollo Doolittle assisted his father in
grinding feed Monday.
We are sorry to report that Mrs.
Fred Fish was on the sick list the first
of the week.
Spring may be slow in coming, but it
is not too cold for cupid, and if reports
are true wedding bells will soon chime
in our midst, so don't forget to order
cow bells, rice and old shoes.
PUNCH AND JUDY.
Schley,
Good sleighing again.
Mrs. L. Svestka and son Ruby spent
Sunday with relatives at Protivin,
Mrs. Willie Wilson is reported quite
sick at this writing.
Miss Dora Derr returned home Fri
day, after spending tho winter in Wau
kesha, Wis., with her sister!*
Mr. and Mrs. Wili Rethamel were
callers at the Joe Marovetz home Sun
day evening.
Miss Katie Barnes spent Sunday
afternoon at the Joe Barnes home.
Mrs. John Derr is reported much
better at this writing.
Henry Novak was a business caller
at Protivin Saturday.
Miss Mae Harris is honie from Elma
for a few weeks vacation.
Mrs. John Barnes spent the past
week at New Hampton visiting relatives
Mrs. C. A. Fosse and Mrs. James
Ondrasek called on Mrs. Mike Barnes
Sunday afternoon.
Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Rinn spent Friday
evening with the latter's sister. Mrs4
Willie Wilson.
Alfred Gessel was driving through
our streets Sunday morning.
Mrs. Fred Paul and son Charley spent
a few days last week at Elma visiting.
Emfaiet Cummings entertained com
pany Sunday afternoon.
Mr. Novak returned to
Spillville Friduy, after
week on his farm.
his home at
spending a
Mrs. James McGintee returned to
her home in Minnesota after spending
the the winter with, her parents, Mr.
and Mrs. John O'Brein.
Miss Loretta Glass waB a caller at
the Jpe .Doherty home Monday.
For Sale or Rent.
Our store building and fixtures in
Schley. Enquire of MALEK BROS.
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Chester./".
Mr. and Mrs. Ed Sweet, of Le Roy,
were Chester visitors, Tuesday.
Mrs. Dr. Plummer and daughter, ot
Cresco, visited with her sister Mrs. T.
McWilliams last week.
The sociable at the Presbyterian
church, Saturday evening, netted them
little better than $9.00. All enjoyed
the evening nicely.
The dinner that was served in the M.
church, Saturday, was well attend
ed. The proceeds were for the janitor.
Roy Jones, John Buresh and Art.
Jones went to Minneapolis, Tuesday, to
purchase new motor-cycles.
Mr. and Mrs. Templetoh arrived
from their home visit, Sunday evening.
School commenced Monday morning.
Mrs. J. B. Jones, of Chester, visited
with her sister Mrs. Isaacs at Cresco,
Friday, returning Saturday.
Mrs. F. N. Freeraire and sister MiBS
Ona Johnson returned from St. Paul,
Friday evening.
Mrs. Abe Palmer, of Le Roy, called
on Chester friends last week.
Mr. and Mrs. T. McWilliams and Bon
Paul, Mrs. G. Plummer, of Cresco, and
Mrs. E. Freemire were Easter visitors
at the Worthwein home.
Rev. Peck,» Dr. Hoag and Mr. and
Mrs. Babcock enjoyed an Easter sup
per with Mrs. J. Jones.
Mr. Monson and Charley Lake caught
seventeen nice fish Easter.
E. M. Jones of Cresco spent Sunday
with his wife at Chester.
Vera Conklin was an over Sunday
visitor at home.
Cora Qleson of York, Minn., is help
ing Mrs. Haskins.
The club met with Eliza Nicholas
the 13th,.
a very pleasant evening be
ing spent.
Mulligan, the beet man is seen in
our town often.
Mr. Barlow attended the funeral of
Fred White at Le Roy Monday.
A number of Chesterites attended
Froude sale the 14th.
Edna Pickett returned from South
Dakota Friday an£ is helping in the
Capper store.
The Home Talent of "Toney the
Convict" was well attended and all
enjoyed the'plrfy fine.
Roy Winslow had the misfortune to
lose a fine colt with distemper on Mon
day. He was offered $180 but a few
days before.
Orange Baldwin bought a horse of
E. J. Roberts, the livery man of Chester
Will Whiteside of Le Roy spent Sun
day with his family at Chester.
Florence Nash of Lime Springs was
a Chester visitor Tuesday.
Jake Sand visited his sister, Mrs.
Oswell of Le Roy, Tuesday.
R. Sand left Monday for Norway for
his health.
Kirk Tibbals returned from Roches
ter Tuesday.
The storm of Wednesday morning
morning was bad for the farmers and
they are looking more discouraged
than ever.
Lourdes.
We were visited by quite a bad wind
on Easter Sunday. What a pity on
Easter hats.
Since all the correspondents are boast
ing of their hustlers why not Lourdes?
Anton Kubik is reported to have plowed
on Monday. April 5th.
Several of our neighbor were Been
hauling home their seed oats last week.
Miss Annie Shock is home from Elma.
John Vokaty was seen on our streets
Sunday. Glad to see you John!
Mr. and Mrs. Lou Urban and family
spent Easter at the Wenzel Urban
home.
Miss Barbara Bilek attended church
in our town Sunday.
Messrs Joe and Frank Lipa called at
the F. Kubik home Saturday evening.
Steve Blaska waB seen going north
on Friday last.
Mrs. Praska attended church at
Lourdes Easter Sunday,
Joe Kubik was seen going in the di
rection of great promises last Sunday.
Of course he didn't go as far asv. Cali
fornia.
James Havlik is working for Mat.
Kobliska.
Anton Neubaner and sons attended
church at Lourdes Sunday.
Joe Zobeck Jr. is moving into the
Steve Kubichek house this week.
Frank Maruska was an Alta Vista
shopper Saturday.
Mr. and Mrs. Joe Capouch spent Sun
day at the Joe Komarek home.
Dick Crow is working for Wm. Rinn.
Mr. and Mrs. Vincent Kubik enter
tained comptoy Sunday.
Joe Shock entertained company Sun
day.
Mrs. J. McCann whvhas been very
ill is slowly improving.
North Protivin.
April 12th and no seeding done yet.
I am sorry that the Oklahoma writer
so far off that I cannot have the
pleasure of shaking hands with him.
Mr. and Mrs. John Sobolik and
Frank Hrdina Sr. were Spillville call
ers last Sunday.
Louis Polansky is working for Fr.
Riha.
Mrs. Joseph W. Pecinovsky visited
with Mrs. Joseph F. Sobolik, last
Friday.
Joseph Riha has bought anew drill
seeder.
Frank Capouch bought a horse Of
Gilbert Wick.
James and Joseph F. Sobolik were
kept quite busy several days last week
hauling stone.
Edwara Wagner is working for hiB
brother, Frank Wagner.
Miss Mary Hrdina arrived home from
Decorah last Saturday, where she has
been working.
Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Riha spent
Saturday and Sunday at the home of
their daughter Mrs. John Kunt.
Mr. and Mrs. James Adamac are the
proud parents of a baby girl.
Protivin.
Jas. F. Kobliska returned from his
Minneapolis trip last Monday.
Thomas and James Chyle were call
ers in Spillville, Thursday.
John J. Mikesh and John A. Dostal
returned from their trip, last Thurs
day.
Frank Svestka was up from Jackson
Jc., last Sunday.
Mr. and Mrs. Albert J. Mikesh spent
last Sunday visiting with relatives at
Spillville.
Frank and Joseph Vsetecka returned
home from Scio, Oregon, last week.
They were called to Scio on acconnt of
their father being very sick.
J. Bakken, our buttermaker, spent
an over Sunday visit with his folks
near Ridgeway.
Charles W. Prochazka arrived here
Saturday from Brillion, Wis., where
he has been staying for over a year,
and spent Easter Sunday under the
parental roof. '-'j£
Frank Vachta Is doing mason work
in Spillville to-day.
Albert J, Mikesh was a caller in
Jackson Je., last Monday.
There was no teaching in the
parochial school, Thursday and Friday,
on account of the holy days. There is
alBO no school during this week.
Miss Pauline Heley, of Lidgerwood,
N. D., was in town last Sunday. She
is visiting in the country at the home
of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Panocb.
John Infelda Sr. is reported very
sick at this writing.
Rev. Lakomy announced the follow
ing marriages in the church laBt Mon
day:
Mr. Joseph Marra to Miss Katie
Tomshicka of Wisconsin, the ceremony
taking place here, Tuesday
Mr. John Lukes to Miss Emma Fish
er, both of Protivin, the ceremony to
take place here the 28th
Mr. John A. Bouska, of Protivin, to
Miss Agnes Sazma, of Oxford Jc., the
ceremony to take place at the latter
town the 28th,
James'Zajichek and Frank C. Chyle
went fishing last Sunday, The boys
must have had good luck as the report
is that they caught quite a lot of fine
fish, some of them weighing 2 pounds.
Frank Stika is erecting a large, new
barn on one one of his farms the work
is being done by Thomas Chyle and his
crew of carpenters.
Joseph Bouska was in town.with his
automobile last Sunday, This waB the
first time that he has been out with hiB
auto this spriner.
Albert Malechek bought a horse of
Joseph Kubik Jr. last week.
Mrs. L. Shores was reported quite
sick the latter part of the week.
This vicinity was visited by a fine
spring shower, Sunday evening. We
were disappointed the next morning to
find a couple of inches of snow cover
ing the ground.
Henry Novak, from near Schley,
was in town Saturday, buying some
farm machinery of Klimesh Bros,
Beaver Creek and Vicinity.
Mr. and Mrs Wm. Theurk of Cresco
spent Sunday, at the home'of her par
ents, Mr. and Mrs. C. Parchman.
Master Harold Sanborn spent Satur- i
day with Harry Bullis naar Chester.
Miss Pearl Roberts was a Cresco
visitor Saturday.
Fred Parchman spent Sunday" with
with his brother, C. Parchman.
Me&sers Joseph and W infield Cray
were callers at the Springs Sunday*
Mrs. O. Gordon and son Frank were
Lime Springs callers Saturday.
Mrs. J. E. Roberts was a business
caller at Chester Monday.
Mr. and Mrs. W. W. Cray were busi
ness callers at the Springs Saturda.y
Mr. Alex Young was a Sunday visitor
at Chester.
Siduey Baldwin of Chester is assist-'
ing Mr. Orren Truman on the farm.
Mr. and Mrs. Tess Roper were cal
lers in Chester Tuesday.
Miss Pearl Roberts returned to her
school at Foreston after an over Sun
day visit with her parents, Mrs. J, E.
Roberts. ',|"
Stallion Service.f^5'J'li
The Clydesdale Stallion, "Govern
or," insures a living colt for $10.00.
Makes the entire season at home one
mile south of Cresco.
THE CONVERSE STOCK FARM.
A Certain Gor« for Aching Feet
Shake into your shoes Allen's Foot
Ease, a powder. It cures Tired, Ach
ing, Callous, Sweating, Swollen feet.
At all Druggists and Shoe Stores, 25c.
Sample EREE. Address, Allen S. Olm
sted, Le Roy, N. Y. 66w4
EPERNON.
The French Percheron Stallidn EPER
NON will be found at Dr. Button's
Barn, during the season of 1909.
LEE BLOOMENRADER, Groom.
h'l Fur Coats and Robes.
If you have got a nice cow or horse
hid*, come in and get prices on making
into coat or robe. Prices will Surprise
you. P. A. CLEMMER.
House to Rent..
10-room house with barn. Enquire
of GEO. BUCHANAN, Bonair, or at thiy
office.
PRINTER WANTED AT ONCE.
All around man for this office—steady
job. Write or phone today.
DeWitts Little Early Risers, gentle,
easy, pleasant, small little liver pills.
Sola by Edward T. Lomas.
PHOTOGRAPHS
With each dozen of our $4.00 photos,
we will give one extra photo finished
in sepia carbon. You are cordially:
invited to call at studio and look over
our work and samples. We make
other photos and half cabinets at $2.00,
$2.50 and $3.00 per dozen.
Miss CLARA BLOAQUIST,
vSuccessor to Reece.
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