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February 22, 1910. Washington's Birthday, to-day. Frank H. Chyle and Richard Bouska came down from Fayette to spend their few days' vacation with their respect ive parents. They left for Fayette again to-day. Mr. and Mrs. Joseph MikeBh are moving with their household goods to Jackson Jc. where Mr. Mikesh will open a barber shop. Joseph Kostka was at Jacksoh Jc. last Saturday for a load of goods. Ferd. Lukes Jr was a caller in Jack son Jc., Saturday. Mrs. J. J. Corbett of Rudd, Iowa, spent a few days of last week visiting with her relatives here. The Paffin show given in Mike^h's hall on Wednesday evening was attend ed by a small crowd. James Chyle and Alois Shores were visitors in Cresco, Saturday. The show that was to have been given in Kalishek's hall this week, was postponed to next week, on account of the illness of Mrs. Nickles one of the actresses. Mr. and Mrs. Henen Lukes attended the funeral of Mr. Louis Humpel at Spillville, Wednesday. The following priests assisted Rev. Rud. Lakomy during the Forty Hours Devotion: Rev. Till, of La Crosse, Wis., Rev. J. P. Broz, of Spillville, Rev. F. Kolar and Rev. Frank Cech Robert Klimesh made a business trip to St. Paul, Minn., this week. A number from here attended the Hugh's show at Spillville last Thursday evening. Mrs. Charles P. PecinovBky is visit ing at the Mr. and Mrs. William Frey home at Cresco. Frank Cimrhakl has his house and lots here for sale. He expects to move to North Dakota where he will farm. Frank Vachta was a caller in Cresco, to-day. John J. Mikesh has installed a bowl ing alley outfit in his building. We understand that he has sold his share in the merry-go-round to his Dartner, John A. Dostal, for $850. Fred Vachta made a trip to Spillville last Sunday. William Kovarik, of Spillville, is visiting at the home of Mr. and Mrs John Bouska. John Pavel left last week for Chicago after visiting his friends and relatives in and around Protivin for some time. The following appeared in the Cedar RapfdB (Iowa) Iowsky Pokrok of re-, cent date: "Mr. Frank Bilek and Miss Aloisie Milota, both of Cresco, have bought a marriage license and were united in marriage at Cetjar Rapids." BUTTE MINES MAY OPEN. Conditions Improving In Engineer's Strike. Butte, Feb. 22.—The outlook for an arly resumption of the more import ant mines of the Bute district which were closed by the strike of engineers, Is better than it has beeu heretofore. All the mines that were working last week are still operating and the hoists Df the two largest properties of the Boston Montana Co., hav« been panned. New Washington Memorial Halt. New York, Feb. 21.—Mrs. Henry F. Dimock, president of George Washing ton Memorial association, announces that contributions sufficient to prac tically assure the erection of the pro posed $2,500,000 George Washington memorial hall at Washington, D. C., •have already been pledged. More Smallpox on Warship. Seattle, Feb. 20.—Following th( breaking out of another case of small pox on the armored cruiser Washing ton, which is being detained at the Diamocy Point quartenine station, officers decided to isolate all men who had ben exposed to the disease and remove one hundred and fifty ol the crtw to the old Quarantine ship Iroquois. Mutt cases that have brok en out have been among the coal passers. The latest instance is the seventh since the Washington sailed frn Chases Dirt Avoid Caustic and Acid Id Dutch Gieanser This handy, all-'round Cleans er is entirely free from caustic, acid and alkali it is hygienic, cleans mechanically,notchcm ically. It is not only the safest, but also the easiest arid quickest cleanser ever discovered for Gleaning, Scrubbing, Scouring, Polishing It is the only cleanser to use on milk pails, pans, separators and on all cooking utensils. Use it for all cleaning through out the house. Stow To Clean Windows The Boat Way—Sprinkle Old Dutch Cleans er on a cloth or sponge, just dampened sufficiently to hold tlic oowder, without dusting, and apply to the glass, rubbing briskly. Then polish with a dry cloth and a very little Old Dutch Cleanser. If the above directions are followed excellent re sults will be secured with less work tha.i by ordinary methods, or with other articles. io $ LARGE SIFTER CAN Saratoga. Miss Anna Kakac was visiting with, her friend, Miss Maud Pickett of Rice-' ville, several days last week. Thomas Kakac took a sleigh load of town people to Riceville Friday even ing where they took in the homejtalent play. Fred Vagts from Cresco was a visi tor in our village Sunday. The M. W. A. adopted one new mem ber at their regular meeting Saturday evening and voted on thVee more ap plications. Mrs. Chas Wallace went to Cresco Tuesday for a visit at the Wm. Taub man home, returning Wednesday. Henry Helming, Sr., loaded his house hold effects and moved to Cresco Tues day. Roy Sigler will haul Chas. Viebrock's goods from Riceville from now on. Di'. T. Walker of Riceville will be over this Thursda^ evening to examine live new candidates for the M. W. A. Invitations are out for an oyster sup per given by the the R. N. A. in Ka kac's hall Friday evening. Mrs Albert Lockie and t.wo daugh ters were visiting friends in Riceville Saturday and Sunday. Maggie Graf who teaches the South school, will have a basket sociable in Kakac's hall Monday evening, Feb. 28. A short program has been arranged for. Ladies bring your baskets. Everybody welcome. Win. Viebrock is loading his car these days and will leave Lime Springs this Friday for his new home at Lavina, Montana. Henry Viebrock and Arthur Hart are also going with him. Mrs. Wm. Viebrock and children will go to Fartrwrsburg, Iowa, for a while where they will stay with Mrs. Viebrock's parents. Ed Hiede is aiso loading his effects and will go the same day to Rhame, N. D. North Albion. Mr. and Mrs. Glen Holcomb spent Sunday at Will Bigalk's. Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Hayes visited at Dan McGee's Sunday. Amel Bigalk returned home Sunday after a two weeks visit with relatives and friends in Wisconsin. Phil Hayes has a new driver. I sup pose he will make the dust fly this summer. A'bert Bronner and Harry Walter visited in Preston the last of the week. Will Goetsch is busy doing chores these days while his brother Alex is visiting in Wisconsin. Quite a number of our citizens are suffering from mumps. Walter Volkman has a new harness for that driver which he bought a short time ago. Clara Mandelko arrived home after a weeks' visit with friends in Lime Springs. -Din and Mayme McGee visited Sun day afternoon at Elmer Bateman's. Did you hear about the tipover. Ask Henry and George. Otto Volkman is getting ready for spring work. He brought home a new wagon last week. Miss Hazel Stayner visited at the home of Mr. and Mrs. John Michel last Sunday. While Herb Keune was chopping in the woods last Friday a falling limb hit him on the head making him uncon scious for a time. It was feared that he had received a severe injury, but fortunately he has recovered and is able to be around again. Dan McGee has a new graphophone. It's a dandy. Willie Roche who has been very sick, is reported a little better at this writ ing. William Goetsch is suffering from a very bad attack of rheumatism. Orleans Items. Joe Steinmetz is hauling corn from Cresco. Genie and Clarence Olson spent Sun day with Joe Walton. Little Charley Burgess is on the sick list. Roy, Clarence and Oscar Kitchen left Wednesday afternoon for Blunt, S. D. Mr. and Mrs. Kitchen and. daughters will follow in a few days, visiting at the Guy Humphrey home in the meantime. Mr. and Mrs. Farrell entertained company Friday and Saturday. Joe Steinmetz entertained company, Sunday, Mr. Herald from Ipswich, S. D. Will Eddy was hauling hay one day this week. The wind was blowing so hard we could hardly tell which way he was going. Mat. Flood and Frank Kirby took dinner with F. Waiton last Tuesday. It is reported that S. A. Sutton and J. Q. Rowlee purchased siloes which when put up will mean quite an im provement to their farms. Miss Luella Steinmetz has been on the sick list but is some better. Mabel Gunderson visited friends at the Kessel hospital, Monday. Mrs. Fred Howard and children spent Friday afternoon with Mrs. Walton. R. H. Burr drove cattle to Cresco last Saturday. Northwest Cresco. Who knows when spring is coming? Fred Rutch helped Charley Kapler build his sheep shed. Clem Ferrie was transacting business in our neighborhood last week. Leopold Kapler returned fron Maren go, Iowa, last Saturday. Vally Vance assisted his new neigh bor, George Neiberling, in hauling hay Tuesday. Richard Kapler has been to Chicago with two car loads of steers and hit a fair market. Mrs. John McDermott left for Du buque to visit her son John at the col lege, John being sick with the mumps. Mr. and Mrs. C. J. Vance visited at R. Kapler's Tuesday. ake Steffen and Frank Thielen were helping Chas Milz moving Monday. John Meyer's entertained company Sunday. Mrs. Will Ferrie is staying with her daughter, Mrs. Adolph Kapler. John Lt-fTerink helped W. ,J. Web ater haul his hogs. Peter Lickteig and Alfred Baker I called on Jacob Kapler Sunday. Georgia Railway V-.':rs Tax Cac -. The (irorxia Kaihoud and Hiir.lun company today won a victory over th' stale of Georgia. The supreme cour of the United Slates affirmed the mail, points in an opinion of the lower fed era I court holding that the railroad was required to pay only a state tax of one-lialf of one per cent on net I earnings and is not subject to prop rty or franchise taxes. OBITUARY. John Middlebrook, fifth son of Dr. Stephen Middlebrook and Melissa Hawley. was born the 7th day of De cember, 1830, at Trumbull, Fairfield County, Conn. He was married on May 14, 1854, to Fannie E. Sirrine, and together they emigrated to the West and settled on a homestead in the northern part of Winneshiek County where they resided for many years, and where their four children were born. When the call for soldiers came from the Government in 1861, Mr. Middle brook nobly responded and joined the Third Regiment of the 6th Iowa Cavalry, under Capt. Theodore Bur dick. At the close of the war he was honorably discharged and returned home. About 1876 the family removed to Chester, Iowa, where they remained many years. Then after their children were educated and settled in homes of their own, Hhe parents removed to Cresco, where for the last ten years they have lived, enjoying a well earned rest, surrounded by many relatives and friends, with every comfort this life can afford, till several months ago Mr. Middlebrook's health failed and death has come "to claim his own." He died on the morning of the 17th of February, 1910, and is survived by three daughters: Mrs. Julia Johnson, of Chester, Mrs. Emma Woodmansee, of Denver, Colo., Mrs. Luella Wood mansee, of Arkansas, and one son Arthur Middlebrook. of North Dakota, and the aged mother who has traveled life's journey side by side with her loving husband nearly 56 years, sharing life's joys and Borrows, sunshine and shadows, and now for a few short years to say "good bye." Funeral services conducted by Revs. Gammons and Hinman were held at the house Saturday afternoon. Inter ment in Oak Lawn. Chester. Sheriff Culver of Cresco was a Ches ter caller Monday. Mr. Hanson came from Minneapolis Tuesday to see his brother who is criti cally ill at the home of Underbake. He has typhoid fever. Washington's birthday was a very disagreeable day. Mrs. J. O. Jones was helping to care for her little grandson, Keith Jones, who has been quite sick. Revival meetings are being held in the Presbyterian church. The Washington social was not as largely attended as if the weather had been degrees warmer. Blanche Wilhelm was a Cresco visitor Wednesday. Elif Johnson was an Ossian visitor Saturday. F. Freemire is at St. Paul for a few days. A young man arrived at the home of Mr. "and Mrs Henry Humphery for an indefinite stay. Quite a few of the children are suf fering from colds. Ed. Sweet and family of Le Roy were Chester visitors Saturday. Mrs. Bratraud and Mrs. Will Halver attended the funeral of John Middle brook at Cresco Saturday. T. Conklin and Clint Essington were Cresco visitors Saturday. Richard Oswell, wife and family re turned from Dakota Saturday night and have purchased a farm near York, Minn., where they will make their future nome. Orin Louden wes a pasBenger to Aus tin Saturday. The Chester Ladies Aid spent Satur day with Mrs. Worthwein. Mrs. Nell Larson of Chester was a Cresco caller Saturday. Five cars of immigrants arrived in Chester during the past week. G. Hatch is loading his car and will leave for Marion Junction Thursday. Pearl Worthwein was a passenger to Decorah Monday. Albion- After spending several weeks at the home of her parents, Miss Eunice Becker returned the first of the week to Austin, where she is engaged in a millinery store. Mrs. W. R. Ashley and litt daugh ter visited at the home of her sister in Cresco, part of last week. Olive Richards spent a couple of days the first of the week at the home of her brother in Cresco. The first of the series of stereoptican lectures given by Rev. Luce at the M. E. church last Wednesday evening was highly instructive and entertaining. A great interest is being manifested and all who were present are anxious to attend again. Mr. and Mrs. Elton Barber, accom panied by Mrs. B's mother of Cresco, visited at the C. B. Ashley home from Saturday until Monday. Rumor says wolves are being seen and heard in Albion of late. Boys get your guns (if you have a license.) Mrs. C. A. Wells has been suffering intensly the past week from blood pois oning in her hand -and arm, caused from a very slight injury of the finger. Erwin Ashley expects to start Tues day, in company with G. L. Richards and family for Westbourne, Manitoba. The best wishes of his many friends go with him. Mary Ashley came down from Aus tin Tuesday for a permanent stay at the home of her parents. Cresco Market. (Corrected twice a week.) Wheat '.90 Oats .....: —40@41 Shelled Corn.v 45@50 Timothy seed per cwt 2.25(5,2.50 Barley 55@60 Flax 1.65(f/ Clover seed per cwt 15.00@ Live hogs firstname.lastname@example.org Beef on foot .3^)4 Butter per lb—Elgin Market... ,30 Rutter per lb 25 E^gsperdoz 19 Oliver College Wins. On last Friday night occurred one of the fastest Basket Ball games that has ever been held in Cresco. This was the first game our '09 boys have played this year. Oliver College scored 45 points while our own boys scored 34, Oliver played a star game for the visit ing team, scoring 35 points. Our boys play the Olivers at New Hampton tonight. Goods Right. Will Raise the Price After April 1st. We have received notice from the publishers of the Chicago Daily Journal that after the the first of April their subscription price will be raised—this on account of the tariff tax which is constantly raising the price of print paper. If you want the Journal, it will pay you to subscribe now for the advance in price will be considerable. Timber. I have 30 acres of good timoer near Cresco, can be bought at a bargain. Inquire of Geo. H. Owens, Office over First National Bank, Cresco, Iowa. Bi Farms for Rent. WM it1-*-»\ .!?£-a ANTON MILOTA Prop. Have in stock a very complete line of Best Quality Factory and Hand Sewed Harness, Light or Heavy Styles. Every harness we sell is guaranteed to be right in every particular and haying bought them in terge quantities we will make the price as low as is consistent with quality. Our large Stock and Right Prices will enable us to give you entire satisfaction in thi's department, which has an up-to-date harness shop in connection, employing two com petent harnessmakers who will take care of your wants in hand made harness and repair work. Are you in need of a GOOD Horse Collar? Call and see the most complete line to be found in the Northwest. .. High Grade Harness Oils in Cans and Bulk. 320 acres well improved. 160 acres small improvements^ 80 acres small improvements. 160 acres with out buildings. 240 acres close to town, good im provements. Address E. M. HUNT, McHUGH & LUSSON Lime Springs, Iowa. For Sale. 100 head of- Steers one year old. weighing about 650 lbs. Will §ell in lots to suit purchaser. Also one span of good work horses. Inquire of M. F. GREEN, Lime Springs, Iowa. FOR SALE CHEAP.—A 200 egg Sure Hatch Incubator. Inquire at this office. I McHugh No. 9368, bay, white star in forehead, two hind pasterns white, foaled May 22, 1899 bred by Frank P. Shekleton, Lawler, Iowa. Sire, Craichmore (6634) 8867. Dam, Big Island Polly, 5964. 2nd dam, Lady Fanny by Bold Buccleuch (1400) 12. Craichmore (6634) 8867, by Glen Campbell (3640) by Glenlee (363), etc. Big Island Polly by Monkbarns (1492) by Farmer (286), etc. Extended pedigree may be examined by those interested. McHugh weighs about 2000 pounds and may be seei^ at Anton Milota's barn, 1 mile south of Schley. Sale at RUDDY'S BARN, CRESCO, IOWA, at 2 o'clock SATURDAY, MARCH TERMS: Cash or Bankable Note bearing 8 p^r cent interest. McHugh won first as a 2-year-old at the Chickasaw County Fair of 1901, and also first as a 2-year-old in 1901 at the Nashua, Iowa, Fair. IR, UST ZED SSI EVERGREENS. Largest stock in Northern Iowa. Will 100-rate or furnish car load lots if desired. Evergreens such as Jack Pine, Norway Pine, White Pine, Aus trian Pine, Bull Pine. Norway Spruce, Juniper, Larch, [and Norway Poplar, from one to five feet in height, from $5 to $20 per hundred. Write for special prices on larger amounts. Apple trees, six feet, at at 15 cents each. Plants and cuttings, also seed lings of all varieties of evergreens. I raise all my own plants at my place'2J miles east of Protivin, Iowa. JOHN J. VALENTA, U. F. D. No. 2, Calmar, Iowa. USTO. 9368 :'S 1 Prices Right. Brother Breeders and Farmers Read. 1 30 choice Duroc Jersey bred Gilts,\ all are bred to a No. 1 hog, the best that could be found in the country. Has very heavy hone with length of body combined will make a 1000 lb, hog. Many of these Gilts by the last ot January will tip the beam at 300 lbs. Everyone guaranteed. Also closing out 8 Poland China Gilts to make room for the Reds these are also bred and safe. Write, or better, come and see me, and 1 will show them to you. 'A, JOSEPH BOUSKA, 36tf Calmar, Iowa, 'i 5, '10 COL. JOHN FINEGAN Auctioneer.