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JLomn OFFICIAL PAPER We Name OF St"/* Address ... 1 Identified with him in the operation of an illicit still are two men, one brave and true, while the other is com bative and a traitor. The traitor steals the old man's money, betrays him into the hands of some supposed revenue officers and endeavors to fas ten the blame on the other young man. How the old man recovers his money with the help of "Jason Theopolis Dorkins'' a merry knight of the road and how the daughter induces him to cease his illicit distilling is effectively told in this remarkable play. The cast which has been chosen for the interpretation of this play is un usually strong being headed by that magnetic little actress, Miss Mary Carew. A number of bright musical special ties are introduced during the action of the play, while all the scenery neces sary for the production is carried by the company. NOTICE 1 '-"•As I am going out of business, all persons knowing themselves indebted to me will please call at once and'settlo. -P JAMES ONDRASEK, Schley, Iowa. Horses Wanted. Andrew Anderson will be in Cresco Saturday, February 2 th, to buy all kinds of Worses. CITY AND COUNTY VOL. LI. NO. 51. 'v iu tat GROUND OAK CHIEF STEEL RANGE COUPON My bid on the Round Oak Chief Range is... :?." .^... Opera House Thursday Evening. "The Moonshiner's Daughter" which comes to the opera house on Feb. 24, is a play out of the ordinary since it pos sesses a strong virile plot, so different from the conventional stereotyped melodrama. The story concerns Captain Martin] Preston and his brave and picturesque^ daughter Madge. He has been wofck ipg for a number of years in the hope'j of accumulating money enough to take his daughter away from the little mountain village in order to give her an education. are Going to Have saa Range Auction Something New-Something Different IT'S LIKE THIS ,c- Mc -ffSttSl Someone is going to get 1 lie worth of their money—in the Round Oak Chief, The highest grade cooking range made in America, We hope it may be you. Farmers and Land Owners. Now is the time to list your farm with with us providing you wish to sell. We are getting out 26,000 copies of "Luers Land Lists" and will distri bute some where they will do the most good, free of cost to you. As hereto fore, listing your property with us does nat cost you a cent. If your farm ifcifor gaje fiolne td our 'office and we will show your our plan, which same we consider an equitable one. LUERS LAND AGENCY, Cresco, Iowa. cresco Market. (Corrected twice a week.) Wheat 90 Oats 40frt!41 Shelled Corn 45 Timothy seed per cwt 2.25(0.2.50 Barley 55@60 Flax 1.65@ Clover seed per cwt 15.00@ Live hogs firstname.lastname@example.org Beef on foot 3(&4 Butter per lb—Elgin Market....28 Butter per lb 25 Eggs per doz -. 20 Horses Wanted. Will be in Cresco, Iowa, Friday and Saturday, February 25th and 26th, to pay the highest market price for a car load of good horses. Will buy thin three-year-olds. LIPMAN & SOUKUP, The Men Who Pay The Price3, Milwaukee, Wis. For Sale. 100 head of Steers one year old, weighing about 650 lbs. Will sell in two lots. Also one span of good work horses. Inquire of M. F. GREEN, Lime Springs, Iowa. For Sale. I Property known as the Cole place, on the Howard Center road. Enquire of HAM BROWN. Are ,You Having Trouble with the Rubber Footwear that You are Buying? Rubbers of all kinds are very high in price owing to the scarcity of the raw material and it will pay^ you to buy the best when you are buy P4 ing. You will need rubbers soon, and if you are not a buyer HV of Rubber Footwear at our store you should be as we have the line that will please you. THe Wichols Clothing House s&fe? Wo are going to ask you to make us hid on a Round Oak Chief Steel Range, 1910 Model, and we are going to sell and de liver same to the highest bidder, I no matter how low the price of ered. The Chief is positively the fi nest Kange on the market to-day. With its polished top, never needs blacking, roomy, high uloset, con tact reservoir and fine working qualities it excels all others, and everybody in the land is invited to see it and make us a bid How to do it Pill out the Coupon below, or write us naming your bid, mail or leave at our store in sealed en velope marked "RANGE BID." 0 All bids will be opened at our store March 12 at 3 o'clock, If All bidders must be present at the open ing of the bids or have authorized repre sentatives, iW," Lomas & Famsworth Cresco, Iowa To Prohibitionists. The Prohibition voters of Howard eounty and all others who are in sym pathy with the cause are urgently and very cordially invited to be present at a called mass convention, which is to take place at the court house hall, in Cresco, Iowa, on Tuesday, March, 1, 1910, commencing at 2 o'clock p. m. Session to continue through afternoon and evening. A full house is desired. Election of officers, followed by speak ing-principally by our State Prohibition Chairman Mr. Jones. By request of W. W. Williams, County Chairman, L. E. Eaton, County Secretary. Notice. Having disposed of my implement business, so all persons knowing them silves indebted to me by account or past due note, will please call at oi and settle. Respectfully, I D. A. LYONS. Flour at a Bargain. A car loal of White House and one of Madelia Flour, will be sold at a bar gain for the next two weeks, ending March 5th. Must have the room for a large shipment of chick feed. F. C. WOELLSTEIN. The Farmers' Home. A $1.00 a day house. Especial at tention paid the farmer trade. With more stable room I am prepared to give farmers better accommodations than ever. J. W. WENTWORTH Timber. I have 30 acres of good timber near Cresco, can be bought at a bargain Inquire of Geo. H. Owens, Office ov«r First National Bank Cresco, Iowa. Canada Lands for Sale. From $5.50 per acre up, located with in 35 miles of Winnipeg. Call on me over Clemmer's drug store for particu lars. W. F. MILZ, I ti, PLUCK, PROGRESS, PERSEVERANCE AND PATRIOTISM IN POLITICS CRESCO, HOWARD COUNTY, IOWA, TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 22, 1910 W. J. Norton, came up from Decorah yesterday. v-sJ. J. Norton was over from Burr Oak on Friday last. Chas. Zender is home from Henry, D., for a few day's visit. N. A. Blackburn, Lawyer office opposite the National Bank. Joe Glass came down from Albert Lea, Minn., Saturday evening. Miss Mabl Weitgjenant visited over Sunday at her home in Ossian. K" House for rent in the central'part of the city. Enquire of T. E. Glass. Hand colored sepia work, many de signs for Easter. M. M. Graf. FOR RENT—Two houses with barns. Enquire of JAY WATROS. House for rent. Enquire of L. BARNES. Dr. W. T. Daly, physician anil surgeon office ovet Glass's restaurant FOR SALE CHEAP.—A 200 egg Sure Hatch Incubator. Inquire at this office. i- '-'i f.... Miss Minnie Klaffke left today for a visit with her sister, Mrs. Painter, at Decorah. Go to Ondrasek's at Schley for bargains in groceries shoes, hardware and tinware. Mrs. Chas. Milz and children spent Saturday and Sundajr with grandma Milz in Cresco. Mr. and Mrs. Heny Rink, Mrs. Wm. Steftes spent last "Thursday at the Chas.-Milz home. If you want a tarrn loan at a low rat of interest, see American Loan & Trus Company, CreBco, la. S. R. Bickford expects to leave to day for Canton, Iowa,^ to remain with relatives for a few months. Mide Mitchell returned last Eriday from a long visit atfthe home of his son Frank at Seattle,: Wash. A marriage license was' issued last week to John J. Gerber, 24, and Mary Ann Souhrada, 26, both of Criescp. Hundreds of Easter novelties, new ideas, all worthy of your attention. M. M. Graf. FOR SALE—Pure bred Poland China boar, 18 months old. weight 400 lbs. »V S-"*/ DRISCOLL, FARM FOR R^T^-W'Scres about' six miles east of Cresco, Enquire of GKO. BREEDLOVE. The penny Easter cards are the finest we have ever shown. M. M. Graf FOR SALE—Registered Hereford bulls about 1 year old. UPTON BROS, AND KRUMM. If you want to buy or sell Real Estate call on Geo. H. Owens. Office over First National Bank. Cresco, Iowa, Mrs. W. B. Lent and Miss Millie Rand went to Chicago, Saturday even ing, to select their spring millinery stock. Miss Nellie O'Malley' left Saturday evening for Chicago to buy the new spring goods for the Cresco Depart ment Store. FOR RENT—A well located residence in Cresco, with good barn, well and cistern. Enquire of Z. T. GARDNER, R. D. No. 6. If'you want first-class oak wood, leave your order or phone Copeland lumber yard office. Prompt delivery by JAMES GREEN. apr 1st Leave your orders for Tankage with F. A. Glas£ Nothing on the market equal to Tankage for brood sows, pigs, or fattening hogs. Mrs. Collins and Mrs. Rose Burnett left yesterday morning for the Roches ter, Minn, hospital] for treatment of the former's eyes. GIRL WANTED—For general house work on farm No Children, Good wages paid. Enquire of MRS. W. E, HOWARD, Cresco, R. D. No. 6. If you want correct abstracting done and cheap prices too, it will pay you to see the American Loan & Investment Co., before ordering your abstract. FOR SALE—My six roomed cottage with good well and barn, two bloeks from public school. Ask to 8ee it. O. W. CLARK. I will open a barber shop in Kali shek's building on Wednesday of this week. I invite your patronage. CHAS. TUCHEK, Protivin, Iowa. IJOUSES FOR SALTE—From $500.00 to $3,000.00. Ask to see them if you are thinking of tuying. 'O. W. CLARK, the llnsurance Man. FOR SALE OR RENT—'A five room house with one acre of land, with good improvements. Enquire of MAX THUERK. FOR SALE—Wild and tame hay also corn fodder, on my place north-west of Cresco. Inquire of 51w4 MRS. EMMA MORSE I Cresco produce dealers, yesterday, made express shipments of 84 cases of eggs. As each case contains 30 dozen eggs at the local market price the shipment anrnn'ed to over $500, "vs.*®: WANTED—A good man to represent the W. T. Rawleigh Med. Co. Howard county. Address T. H. JOHNSON, Decorah, Iowp. A 160 acre farm for rent—one of the best to be had—qash rent only. Ger man or Bohemian preferred. Address P. O. Box 641, Cresco, Iowa. Posses sion will be give at once to the right parties. On Friday afternoon, Feb. 25th at 2 o'clock, the High School will give a Patriotic program in honor of the G. A. R. and W. R. C. Seats will be re served for the members of the above orders. Every one is cordially invited. Mr. and Mrs. Phillip Gesell of Cresco have be visiting at the Lutz home this week G. B. Painton and wife went to New Oregon, Howard county Sat urday to visit a nephew, returning on Monday.— Calmar Courier. Dode Fisk, the dog and pony show man, is dead. His death occurred in South Dakota recently where he had been doing a vaudeville stunt with his dogs, as was his custom during the winter months.—-Lansing Journal. Andrew Stinger and wife returned last Saturday from a long and pleasant visit with Indiana relatives, and An drew is now ready for the season's car penter work. Orlando Stinger and wife remained for a somewhat longer visit. FOR SALE—Well located 7-room resi dence in Cresco, one block from Catho licchurch and two blocks from German Lutheran church. Good well, dry cel lar, cistern, barn and woodshed. At a bargain if taken this month. Inquire at this office. FOR RENT—Cash or on 'shares my 360 acres farm situated on section four, Saratoga and Sec. 33 Chester towships, containing 11 good buildings, 40 acres plowed, meadow, pasture and good water. M. J. CARTER, Ossian, Iowa: Friebert Heinecke has traded his Saratoga farm to E. J. Donaldson, re ceiving in exchange both feed barns and the residence owned by the latter. Mr. Heinecke is advertising elsewhere in this issue an auction sale of his personal property, immediately after which he will move to Cresco. Mrs. Joseph Copeland and daughter Miss Margaret left Monday for their new home at Hood' River, Ore., after a week's visit with Mrs. Copeland's brother, J. C. Probcrt. They also visited at Wadena and Volga City. They came here from their former home at Cresco.—West Union Argo. John Souhreda will have an auction sale at his place 2 miles west and 2$ miles south of Lime Springs on Satur day, Feb. 26, to dispose of six head of horses, 24 head of cattle, 15 hogs, poultry, machinery, hay, grain and household goods, all on the usual terms. Finegan is the auctioneer and A. J. Cray clerk. Free lunch at noon. C. E. Teetshorn and wife arrived homa Tuesday morning from a two week's visit at Whitewater, Wis., the former's boyhood home W. B. Mel lang and wife, who have been visiting with friends in this vicinity the past month went to Cresco Tuesday for a week's visit and then return to their home at Climax, Minn—Ridgeway Re view. Do you wish to rent a good farm? I have one of 560 acres 6 miles east of Cresco, in a good state of cultivation, good buildings,—a rare ehance for the right man to make money. I also have a cottage house with 3 lots and barn, very pleasantly located, one block south of Market St, 3 blocks north of school house, to sell or rent will sell on in stallment plan, a snap I have also a for sale a 9 room house and 5 lpts on north side 1£ block from school house also 8 room house and two lots on south side, in first block south of Market St. For information enquire or address G. T. WATROS, Cresco, la. ROBT. PHELAN, Agent at Cresco. P. S. Notify me in time. •5-' Disbursements: PUBLISHED TUESDAYS AND FRIDAYS OFFICIAL PUBLICATION Proceedings of the Adjourned Session of the Board of Supervisors of How ard County, Wednesday, Feb'y 16th. The Board of Supervisors of Howard county Iowa, met pursuant to adjourn ment, at 8 o'clock a. m., Wednesday, February 16, 1910. Supervisors W. H. Keune, Chas. H. Wallace and J. H. Watson and J. H. Jones, County Auditor, were present. The meeting was called to order by Chairman Keune. The morning was occupied auditing claims. The bids for doing the County Road work in Howard county, Iowa, were opened and after due consideration the bid of Fred Brunson for doing the Coun ty Road work in the west half of the county was accepted, and contract was ordered drawn. The compensation to be $18.00 per day of ten hours for four men and four teams. The bid of Stephen Dotzler for doing the County Road work in the east half of the count/ was accepted. The price to be paid is $18.00 for ten hours labor per day for four men and four teams and contract was ordered made. The township Trustees Road report of Forest City was ordered published. FOREST CITY TOWNSHIP Receipts: Balance in hands of Township Clerk Received from County Treasurer Received from Supt. of Roads from Poll Tax Received from C. M. Nash, for sate $f rock Paid A. Wells, Superintendent of Roads 207.00 J. W. Piatt, freight oirculverts and grader rep 10.38 C. J. Zook for quarantine cards 3.00 Lyle Corrugated Culvert Co 150.80 Iowa Cement Culvert Co 27.00 A. Wells for road drag and scraper 56.00 Chas. Schacht, road work 27.12 D. H. Thomas, commission 13.44 W. L. Richards, surveying road 4.00 J. J. Hughes, building culvert walls 6.00 Rasmus Oswald, labor on roads. 3.50 James W. Roberts, labor on roads 3,50 H. C. Foulkes, tile and cement 6.50 H. W. Owen, repairing and sharpening grader 10.70 H. P. Anderson, half day viewing roads 1,00 M. H. Jones, viewing and labor on road .•?•-" '2.60 S. Broadwater, viewing and labor on roads 4.00 W. H. Armstrong, labor on road 45.50 Burgess & Sons, lumber 38.25 Roy F. Jones, labor on road 7.00 First Nat. Bank Lime Springs, grader note and interest 179.70 Balance on hand 203.46 The remainder of the day was occupied in auditing and allowing claims. The following claims were allowed, and the County Auditor was authorized to issue warrants for the amounts allowed, on the proper funds in payment of the same. Name. Nature of Claim. Amt. Cl'd. Amt. Al'd. Art Metal Construction Co., fixtures for Court bouse $ 1.40 $ 1.40 Burish, Henry, Trustee, Saratoga twp 15.00 15.QP disposing of nuisance, Saratoga 6.00 6.00 Birmingham, J. P., goods furnished poor, Howard twp.. 21.87 21.87 Carpenter & Son, goods furnished poor, Jamestown twp 15.11 15.11 Chapman. C. W. Lumber Co., coal for poor, Elma 6.15 6.15 Councell, James, digging grave for pjjor, Jamestown 5.00 5.00 Cresco Heat & Light Co., light for January 1910 26.00 26.00, 8.00 8.00 Culver, S. S., postage. 5.60 5.60". phone rent 90 criminal expense"".'..":.: :'. 76 Daly, W. T., quarantine expenses Howard Center^twp... 17.00 medical aid to poor, Cresco. 30.00 Foulkes, H. C., Coal for poor. Forest City 17.65 Failgatter, Emma, traveling expense 11.85 express 75 postage 2.67 Klobassa & Wurst, meat for poor, Elma 1.70 Kelley, C. H. & Co., mds. for poor, Elma 7.69 Keune, W. H., committee work 3.00 February session mileage attending trustee and Supervisor meeting. Lomas & Famsworth, coal for poor, Cresco Lockie, A. J., trustee, Saratoga twp overseeing poor, Saratoga twp 3.00 Lomas, Edward T., stationery for Court house 10.25 medicine for jail 70 Midland Chemical Co.. disinfectants for Court house 50.00 In Southwest Texas What they are and What they will Yield To the Homeseeker, Renter and Investor As we are most anxious for you to visit our Large Tract of Artesian Irrigated Land we have decided to extend our very low round trip fare from Cresco to Tuesday, March 1st. Fare from Cresco and return, with stop over, only $20.00—limit 25 days. Your "tickets will take you to San Antonio, Uvalde, Crystal City and Eagle Pass. Jail 25.00 N. I. Telephone Co., telephone rent for January 1910 7.05 We:ch, W. M. Mfg. Co., stationery for Co. Supt 6.25 express for 75 Wentworth & Hamilton, repairs for county farm 4.25 court house 1.00 Wallace, Chas. H., attending Trustee and Supervisor meeting 4.00 4.00 Wallace, Chas. H., committee work 3.00 3.00 February session 4.00 4.00 mileage 1.70 1.70 Watson, J. H., committee work 3.00 3.00 February session 4.00 4.00 mileage 1.70 1.70 attending Trustee and Supervisors meeting 4.00 4.00 Zilk, Wm. & Son, casket furnished poor, Jamestown twp 20.00 15.00 Minutes of the session were read and approved and on motion the Board adjourned sine die. J. H. JONES, Vt County Auditor. We will show you the garden spot of Texas for vegetables, fruits, grain, and the home of alfalfa also our ideal climate with cool summers and winters unexcelled, with no frost, snow or blizzards—the health resort of the southwest. Come and see for yourself. Special Request—That 5'ou will notify our agent 3 days before the date of excur sion, so that we can 'make the proper arrangements lor your tickets, and remember the dste, Tuesday, March 1st. Erving «J. Alberts Co. vimm $1.00 PER YEAR $ 323.37 672.13 15.25 .50" $1011.25 sA $1011.25 9 70 17.00 30.00 17.65 11.85 .75 2.67 1.70 7.69 3.00 4.00 1.80 4.00 3.15 2.50 2.00 3.00 10 25 .70 50.00 25.00 7.05 6.25 .75 4.25 1.C0 4.00 1.80 4.00 3.15 2.50 2.00 Immigration Agents, St. Louis, Mo.