The funeral wi.l take place Thursday
forenoon at 11:30 at the M. E. church,
conducted by Rev. Young of Ridgeway
circuit. The services at the cemetery
at New Oregon will be in charge of the
Woodmen of the World.
ANew Bank at Protivin.
A new bank has been opened up ai
Protivin in jhe building owned by John
Mikesh, formerly occupied as a general
store. The -new institution is at pres
ent known as "The Protivin Ban'c."
Articles of Incorporation havo been
filed with the County Recorder at Cres
co for its incorporation, after which it
will be known as the "Protivin Savings
Bank," with a capit 1 of $10,000. C.
J. Weiser, president of the Winneshn-k
County State Bank at Decorah is presi
dent of the new institution and Frank
J. Pouska is the cashier. The other
stockholders are O P. Ode, cashier of
Winneshiek County Bank at Calmar,
Ray Algyer, cashier of Winneshiek
County State Bank of Decorah, and
Sivert Ringoen, cashiar of Winneshiek
County Bank at Ridgeway. All the
stockholders are men of experience in
banking business and are strong finan
cially. With a hoard of directors com
posed of practical bankers success for
the new institution is assured. The
baiik will be under state supervision
after its incorporation. The stock
holders are planning to put up a nice
new building as soon as a desirable lo
cation can be secured. The people of
Protivin are to be congratulated on se
curing the services of a first-class bank
in such a small community and should
show their appreciation by heartily
patronizing the youn institution.
(Corrected twice a week.
Timothy seed per owt..
Beef on foot
Butter per lb—Elgin Market
Butter per lb...
Fggs per doz
Claude Farnsworth Ends His Life.
The community was sadly shocked
to learn of the death by suicide on
Sunday evening: of Claude V. Farns
worth, a son of F. O. Farnsworth, at
the home of his brother John M., just op^i^ thrN^onaTBank.'
south of town. The deed occurred at
about 7:30 and soon after the deceased
and his brother had completed the
chores. The young man came in the
house, talked some with the girl and a
nurse employed in the family, bade
the girl good by and went up stairs,
something in his manner causcd the
girl to follow him and she was near
eiough to see the flash ot the revolver
as it was fired. Medical aid was at
once summoned but death was insta:.
taneous, the bullet having entered the
heart. The deed was committed with
a revolver owned by the deceased and
which had been kept in a cupboard for
time. When he secured the weapon
ij not known, and no adequate reason
can be assigned for his suicidal act.
The remains were removed to the
him 3 of h:s parents owing to the illnsss
of Airs. Farnsworth.
Baking? Botheration! Buy Basford's
Bread—it is oh, so good!
Man wanted to work on farm. En
quire of Myron Converse.
N. A. Blackburn, Lawyer office
GIRL WANTED—TO do general house-
work. Enquire of S. A. Converse.
For dressmaking and plain sewing
call on Blanche Evans. 'Phone 361.
Salt by sack or barrel at the City
Elevator. GILCHRIST &'CO.
FOR SALE—Yearling Short-Horn bull.
Enquire of D. F. FISH, Rt. 3. Cresco.
Dr. W. T. Daly, physician and
surgeon office over Glass's restaurant.
Mrs. J. R. Gill, of St. Louis. Mo., is
visiting relatives in Cresco and vicin
your grocer for Basford's
Just a little better than any
Mrs. Frank Blackburn is visiting a
sister, Mrs. John Kuntz, at Lake Bent
James Graham arrived in Cresco on
Monday. He is now located at Salt
If you want a farm loan at a low rat
of interest, bee American Loan & Trus
Company, Cresco, la.
Mr. and Mrs. P. A. Wanless return
ed last week from their trip to the
state of Washington.
Mr. and Mrs. Addison Brown left
Saturday for a visit with relatives and
friends at Ft. Atkinson, Iowa.
Mr. and Mrs. Frank Harlan, of Mon
tana, are guestb. at the home of the
former's brother, C. J. Harlan.
D. A. Lyons and Walter Eddy re
turned last Friday from a trip of sev
eral days over Western Canada.
Foit RENT—The M. E. Fitzgerald
Restaurant on the oti the South aide.
Inquire of WM. FITZGERALD.
Eddie Cottrell is out from Batavia,
III., visiting at the home of his grand
parents, Mr. and Mrs. C. H. Miller.
GIRL W»NTED-^For general house
work. No washing. Will pay good
wages. MRS. C. A. MARSHALL.
Annual meeting of Lhe Now Oregon
Cemetery Association, May 25, 1910.
N.'S. DURCJIN, Sec'y.
If you want, in tuy or sell Heal Estate
call on Miiz o*oii.s. Oilico over
Kirst Natioii.ii liank. CroHcu. Iowa.
The OIIO marriage license issued last
week was to Win. l. Lamia, Zi, of
Protivin, and Ruth A. Mniit, 18, of
MAY PHOTOGRAPHS AT THE TAYLOR
Oiit.'-liall dozen Jree, any
kiuu you order. PRICES AKE Riunr.
Don't wait tiii June.
39f«i'34 Cawnrd has purchased a new
Auburn, an elegant seven
2 2fV/ 2 5 Pat-s,'"Ser c.u whii-h was run up from
47(fi I ^alt'r''
.l.fi'K/ Mind. T. J. I.oinas, II. E,
.8.75"/' 9.00 i£ Uiadi .mil J. C. Webster will enter
in ii a of on re at on a
ehurt and society, ThursJay after
noon, May 19.h, at the home of Airs,
». i" ,'«,^vpj j. v, -,
We Permit No Lowering of Standards—Our Aim is to Offer QUALITY in
Clothing Regardless of Price.
We carry KIRSCHBAUM CLOTHES for the conservative fellow and SOCIETY BRAND for
the young dresser, who wants all the fads in fashion. We carry these two lines knowing that they
are the Best that money can buy. There is not one thread of cotton used in either of these mam
moth factories, which offer $100.00 reward for any suit bearing this label with cotton in it.
Come in and see these hand tailored garments. You are just as welcome here when you come
to see what's new and what's nice for spring as when you come to buy.
We want to please your eye and your pocketbook, and certainly have the Clothing and Furnish
ing Goods to do it. Suits from $5.00 to $25.00.
In Boys' and Children's Clothing we carry the BEST EVER
Brand, made by Spitz & Schoenberg. You will never find as
sure an investment for your boy as this brand. No puckering
of the cloth or fading of the dyes, because these suits are rain
proof. Every button wire sewed, taped seams, hand padded
shoulders, indestructible lining, double stayed pockets, and is
rightly named, The Best Ever.
HOUSES FOR SALE—From $500.00 to
$3,000.00. Ask to see them if you are
thinking cf buying.
O. W. CLARK, the Insurance Man.
First class pasture for town cows,
Good well water and change of pasture
each week. Phone No. 99.
Indigestion, and constipation upset
the entire system—cause a wide range
of other ailments. You needn't suffer
from any of these troubles. There's
certain relief in Hollister's Rocky
Mountain Tea. 35c at all druggists.—
Mrs. Philip Cummins and little Lawn Mowers sharpened with a
nephew came out from Chicago, Mon- power grinder-is the only system,
day morning, for a visit with relatives They run easier and cut the grass even.
and friends in Cresco and vicinity.
FOR SALE—My brick store building Robert Thomson, his son Percy and
in Cresco and all my farm land in this daughter May, left Sunday evening for
vicinity CHAS. D. MICHEL, New York from whence they will leate
68tf R. F. D. 5, Cresco. for a three month's trip through Great
M. P. LYDON,
FOR RENT—TWO story, brick, 8-room
house, in first-class repair. Good well,
garden, etc, Enquire of C. A. Mar
shall, or N. B. Wheeler after April 23.
If you want correct abstracting done
and cheap prices too, it will pay you to
see the American Loan & Investment
Co., before ordering your abtract.
Geo. W. Harris passed away at about
three o'clock Monday morning from
cancer of the liver, having been in fail
ing health for several months. The
funeral takes place tomorrow afternoon
at 1:30 o'clock.
Auto Garage, A. W. WENTWORTH.
Britain and Europe.
LOST—A four-strand gold watch chain
and locket charm, some time during
the past week. Initials "G. A. B."on
charm. Finder please return to Geo.
Bly and receive reward.
A general Real Estate and Exchange
business. See us before buying or sel
ling. Office over Alliance store. Phone
282. MYUON CONVERSE INV. Co.,
63tf Cresco, Iowa.
There will be a basket social at the
school house in district No. 1, New
Oregon township, Friday, May 20th.
Program at 8130. Everybody invited.
J. EMMETT CAIJROLL, Teacher.
TAKEN UP—A pony, on Sunday the
15th. Owner will please call, pay
charges and remove the animal.
'Phone or write. JOHN ROTSCH,
R. D. No. 5, Cresco, la.
Kidney trouble is particularly to be
dreaded because its presence is not
usually discovered until it has assumed
one of its worst forms—diabetes, drop
sy, or Bright's disease. If you suspect
that your kidneys are affected, by all
means use Hdllisters Rocky .Mountain
Tea—the great systemic cleanser and
Cresco Residence at Auction, Saturday of This Week.
The Dr. R. A. Morton residence property loi-ated across the street southeast from the Kessel Hospital ai Cresco,
Lomas, T. Iowa, will be sold to the highest bidder at Public Auction Saturday, May 21, 1910. This property is new and up
to date, located in a desirable part of town, with 7 rooms and bath rpom, hot water heat, cemient sidewalks
arounj 'ot. Dr. Morton has moved to Mason City, Iowa, and has no farther use for this property and has decided
to take this means of disposing of it. Arrange to be at this sale as this place sells to the high bidder. Terms, $300 spot
cash, balance in ten days. Buyer to assume $1000 mortgage now on place at 7 per cent, or this mortgage can be
paid up if desired. Sale to be held on the property.
Remember the Shoe
question, too, for Men
and Boys. We are
leading them all.
The W. O. L. C. I. A. are pleased to
announce that they have secured the
Clara Vaughn Wales Co. for the next
Thanksgiving entertainment. This
company is from thgj Redpath-Slayton
Bureau of Chicago.
If your appetite is poor, your whole
body must be insufficiently nourished—
weakness and disease must result.
There's nothing like Hollister's Rocky
Mountain Tea to create a healthy ap
petite. Tea or Tablets. 35c.—Wm.
P. J. Carolan, the democratic candi
date for sheriff in Winneshiek, a resi
dent of Bluffton township, was in
Cresco on Saturday. Mr. Carolan was
defeated for this office two years ago
by less than 75 votes and this year
confidently expects to win."
The W. O. L. C. I. A., met May 1st,
with Mrs. M. H. Culbert for election
of officers. Mrs. T. J. Lomas,
president Mrs. Wilbraham, vice presi
dent Mrs. Moon, secretary Mrs. Hunt
ting, treasurer, and Mrs. M. H. Cul
bert, superintendent, were elected for
the ensuing year
About twenty-five Cresco Masons ac
cepted the invitation of Howard Lodge
at Lime Springs to be present at a
meeting held last Thursday evening to
confer the M. M. degree, the work be
ing done by H. W. Hughes, S. W., of
the Iowa Grand Lodge, in his usual
impressive manner. A banquet fol
lowed which was thoroughly enjoyed by
T. E, Glass ran a nail in the ball of
his foot while working about the
store the latter part of last week as
the wound failed to bleed when in
flicted, he was compelled to have it
lanced, and as a result he is hobbling
around on crutches with a very sore
Father J. Loosebrock left last
week for Haverhill, Iowa, to which
place he has been transferred. The
transfer comes somewhat in the nature
of a promotion, as the congregation is
a large one although located in a small
place, and with a fine large church
Rev. Loosebrock's many friends, both
within and without the church, regret
his departure from Cresco. Father
Wagner of Dubuque will succeed to the
pastorate in St. Joseph's church.
The "many Cresco friends of Miss
Nana Sullivan will be interested in
learning that she has been selected to
play second parts in the Grace Haward
Stock Company which opens the
summer season at the* Metropolitan
opera house at Minneapolis- on May
29th. Those who have seen Miss Sul
livan work with the Frank E. Long
Company will rejoice at her success,
even though they sympathize with the
misfortunes which have caused, for
the present at least, the disbanding of
the company. We learn that Ed
Alleman, advance man for the com
pany, will gp to Williston, N. D., to
work as tinner for Anthony Anderson.
Next Wednesdajr, May 18th, there
will be held another of the special mid
week services at the Congregational
church. Mr. Edwin Church will deliver
an address on "The Development of
Legal Methods," and Mr. Kakac and
his daughters will play. The subject
matter of tha evening is of unusual in
terest not only to lawyers, but to the
public as well. President Taft has
been urging in his speeches a reform
of our legal methods, and the matter
today has reached a stage where the
general public is^beginning to realize
that the question of legal methods is
not to be ignored. Mr. Church haa
given the matter considerable atten
tion, and the evening promises to be
one of interest and value.
To Piano Contest Subscribers.
From this time until Jane 15th, a
large number of subscriptions turned
in during the piano contest will expire.
It has always been our custom as it is
with all country newspapers, to con
tinue sending the paper to names upon
our list, residents of the county, until
notified to discontinue, and this we
shall do with subscriptions turned in
during the contest. Contest subscrip
tions for those at a distance will be
discontinued as they expire unless we
are r•quested to continue them.
Dad says in your pipe. Before you buy
any Seed-Corn ask to be shown Iowa
State Test as Dad does. Fifty-five
years as a grower and dealer, I claim
to know'* little more about it than a
dry goods clerk knows. See tbemlall,
but before you buy meet me face to
face. No phone. The price is $3.00
per buahdl, graded for planter.
66tf S. PECOY.
MA8SACRE OF WHITE 4ANCHEML,
FEARED 70 MILES FROM
A S E A 3 N
TROOPS TO QUIET ABORIGINES
The Indians have cut all telephone
and telegraph wires from Taos, but re
ports received here indicate that ths
depredations have been confined to an
attack on the wife and children of L.
L. Myers, a homesteader and the cut
ting of fences and the theft of horsea
Further attacks are expected by tha
ranchers and Judge John R. McFle
conducting court at Taos issued an ar
gent demand for troops to Governor
Mills. He declared a massacre was
The uprising of the Pueblos, who for
years have been a quet people, is be
lieved to have been caused by the
punishment of Pueblos by the terri
torial authorities. For years the Pu
eblos have governed themselves, elect
ing their own chiefs and village coun
cilors who tried and punished male
factors of the tribe without appeal to
the territorial authorities.
For several weeks ranchers near
Taos have found their fences eua and
th^ir stock missing, but the discontent
of the Indians culminated in the at
tack, on the Myers household.
The taking of the census is also be
lieved to have caused much unrest
among the Indians. When the enum
erators reached Santo Domingo and
San Dia Pueblos they were refused all
information concerning members of
the tribe and were threatened with
It was only after they had threat- j|
ened to bring troops, and former Gov-""
ernor Curry personally assured the
chiefs about the purpose of the. cen
sus that the Indians were persuaded A
to answer the questions.
Several Eastern artists are believed
to be in the-Taos country making
sketches of Indian life. Taos Is the
oldest and most picturesque town of
Powder Magazine Explodes.
Logansport, Ind., May 13.—Three
hundred pounds of powder stored in
the magazine of the Casparls Stone
company at Trimmer, lnd., seven mllea
west of here exploded, injuring about
twenty residents of the .town.
Elroy, in charfe of the magazine, can*'
not be found and is believed to. have
been blown to atoms. Houses In the
town were badly damaged and the ex
plosion could be felt for mllea in every
Wife and Children of Homesttadtr AV
tacked. Fences Cut and Stack
Stolsn.—Circus Starttd the
Las Vegas, N. M., May 14.—An up
rising of serious proportions has brok
en out among the Taos Pueblo In
dians at their village 70 miles north
west of here and troops are being hur
ried by special train from Santa Fe
to check a possible massacre of white
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