OFFICIAL PAPER OF CITY AND COUNTY
VOL. LI. NO. 77.
Taken Up I
4 calves, two steers and two heifers,
about eight months old, came to my
place about May 1st and have been
taken up. Owner must prove prop
erty, pay charges and remove the
animals. Write or 'phone.
Perfection Wick, Blue Flame
We will have a special agent of the Stand
ard Oil Co. here on that date, who will be
glad to show you the stove and explain its
As a Special Inducement we will give 5
gallons of the best oil with every stove sold on
LOMAS & FARNSWORTH
L. V. SVESTKA,
R. D. No. 8, Cresco, Iowa.
Owing to the fact that the policies
of the applicants, whom we intended to
initiate last Saturday evening, did not
arrive, the meeting was adjourned un
til the coming Saturday evening, May
28th, at 8 o'clock sharp. Come out
and see the new work exemplified.
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
opposite the National Bank.
For dressmaking and plain sewing
call on Blanche Evans. 'Phone 361/
sack or barrel at the City
GILCHRIST & Co.
Car load of clam shells.
F. C. WOBUJSTEIN.
Come and see us before before selling
your wool. 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.
LOST—A 2-year-old steer. Finder
notify Frank Rink and receive reward.
John Quinn, of Lime Springs, was a
Cresco business visitor on Saturday
Ask your grocer for Basford's
Bread. Just a little better than any
Rev. Hill came up from Independ
ence to conduct the funeral of Frank
Merry is down from Mil-
I bank, S. D., looking after matters on
his Paris farm.
If you want a tarm loan at a low rat
of interest, see American Loan ft Trus
Company, Cresco, la.
FOR RENT—The M. E. Fitzgerald
Restaurant on the on the South side.
Inquire of WM. FITZGERALD.
The Ideal Bakery and Eating Room,
Geo. L. Champlin, Prop. Opposite
Court House Park, Cresco, Iowa.
A baby girl arrived at the home of
Mr. and Mrs. J. C. Evans, of Cal
edonia, Minn., on Friday, May 13th.
If you want to buy or sell Real Estate
call on Milz ft Owens. Office over
First National Bank. Cresco, Iowa.
Mrs. Stephen Wildman and little son
arrived Sunday evening from Rapid
City, S.* D., for a visit with Cresco
E. R. Thompson has made the sale
of the Rayburn farm, 2| miles south
west of Lime Springs to H. L. Spauld
ing, of Elma.
The Dr. Morton
at auction last Saturday advertised,
Mike ±jtew was the purchaser at a
price of $2,030.
For Ideal Bread, Cookies, Cakes,
Pies and other good things to eat,
come to the Ideal Bakery, opposite
Court House Park.
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.
PLUCK, PROGRESS, PERSEVERANCE AND PATRIOTISM IN POLITICS
CRESCO, HOWARD COUNTY, IOWA, TUESDAY, MAY 24, 1910
MAY PHOTOGRAPHS AT THE TAYLOR
STUDIO. One-half dozen free, any
kind you order. PRICES ARE RIGHT.
Don't wait till June.
G. R. Baker and family autoed up
from Ridgeway one day last week and
were guests at the Albert Wallace
home in Albion township.
LOST—On the road directly east
from Cresco, on Monday, a parasol.
Finder will please leave at this office
or with Mrs. Frank Walton.
The only marriage license issued last
week was to Frank L. Roth, 26, of
Waterloo, Iowa, and Elsye V. Bacon,
24, of Lime Springs, Iowa.
If you want correct abstracting done
and cheap prices too, it will pay you to
^e American Loan & Investment
Co., before ordering your abtract.
Lawn Mowers sharpened with a
power grinder—is the only system.
They run easier and cut the grass even.
Auto Garage, A. W. WENTWORTH.
FOR SALE—My brick store
in Cresco and all my farm land in this
vicinity CHAS. D. MICHEL,
68tf R. F. D. 5, Cresco.
G. D. Elderkin is the latest to pur
chase a new automobile. His machine
is a Maxwell runabout and was brought
up from Waterloo by Gus. Ohmacht.
flousE8 FOR SALE—From $500.00 to
13,000.00. Ask to see them if you are
thinking cf buying.
CLARK, the Insurance Man.
First class pasture for town cows.
Good well water and change of pasture
each week. Phone No. 99.
M. P. LYDON,
Prof. A. R. McCook has acceeded to
the request of the committee speaker
and will deliver the address in this city
on Decoration day.—Shell Rock News.
Garrimoni's Harp Orchestra will play
for a big dance at the Woodmen Hall
at Schley, on Friday evening, May 27,
under the auspices'of the Schley Com
The Cresco High School base ball
team won the championship of north
eastern Iowa on Friday last at West
Union by defeating their team by a
score of 2 to 0.
A deal was made last week through
the A. Smith Land Agency whereby F.
W. Drilling, of Fayette County, be
came the owner of the 260 acre farm
residence, was sold. known-u the Oh mac htfarm.
Indigestion and constipation upset
the entire system—cause a wide range
of other ailments. You needn't suffer
from any of theae troubles. There's
certain relief in Hollister's Rocky
Mountain Tea. 35c at all druggists.—
The ladies of Grace Episcopal church
will hold a market in Miles Graf's Ice
Cream Parlor, Wednesday, May 25th,
at which time many and diverse useful
articles will be offered for sale.
David Baldner, of
this way recently to
at Toeterville, who is reported as be
ing in rather poor health but still able
to be around.— Staeyville Monitor.
A general Real Estate and Exchange
business. See us before buying or sel
ling. Office over Alliance store. Phone
282. MYRON CONVERSE IN v. Co.,
63tf Cresco, Iowa.
Miss Emily Decker went to Lime
Springs the first of the week for a
visit with Mrs. H. H. Thomas, of Mi
not, N. D., who is here on a visit'with
her parents, Mr. and Mra. D. W- Ha
Miss Kittie McCullow passed away
at an early hour this morning after a
long illness which had kept her con
fined to her bed for several weeks,
building The funeral will take place next Fri
If vour 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.
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 Hollisters Rocky Mountain
Tea—the great systemic cleanser and
The time for filing for offices for
subdivisions of the county expired yes
terday. C. H. Wallace is the only
candidate filing for supervisor in the
third district. In the first district, M.
Schlinger, of New Oregon, Geo.
Michel, of Albior, and Jack Mara, of
Cresco, file on the democrat ticket, and
J. A. Ludwig, of Albion, and J. F.
Pecinovsky, of Protivin, file on the re
We note that Mrs. A. R. McCook
has been transferred from the Gram
mar department of the Shell Rock
schools to the position of high school
principal and that the change means
an increase of salary from $50 to $60 a
month. We stated in a recent issue
that A- R. had been re-elected superin
tendent for the coming year at a salary
of $1000. It would seem that they
now have a very desirable combination
Buckwheat for Seed.
'Silver Hull." Inquire of
C. D. NICHOLS LIVE STOCK CO.
Remember I lie Shoe
question, too, lor Men
and Boys. We are
leading them all.
"U 9 I UM
Frank Lowry to Visit Europe.
Frank Lowry, now a first class-man
at Annapolis, will be among the cadets
I who will participate in a foreign cruise
this summer. The squadron sailing
Cresco, was up consists of the battleships "Iowa,"
visit his mother "Indiana" and "Massachusetts."
Frank goes on the "Iowa," the flagship.
While at sea the first class men will Ime
to navigate, i. e, take sights of the sun
and determine latitude and longitude,
do duty in the engine room, quarter
deck and signal bridge, and will also
learn to send and receive wireless
messages. While in the Mediterranean
sea, they will have fleet tactics, battle
drills and target practice.
The trip will be highly enjoyable as
at each port the cadets are given shore
leave, so they can visit all the large
The following is the proposed itiner
"Leave Annapolis June 6, arrive
Hampton Roads June 7.
"Leave Hampton Roads June 7. ar
rive Plymouth, Eng., June 23.
"Leave Plymouth June 30, arrive
Marseilles July 8.
"Leave Marseilles July 15, arrive
Gibraltar July 18.
"Leave Gibraltar July 23, arrive Ala
deria August 2.
"Leave Maderia August 12, arrive
Hampton Roads August 22.
"Leave Hampton Roads August 27,
arrive Annapolis August 29.
"Disembark August 30."
Real Estate Transfers
The following transfers were filed
with the County Recorder for the week
ending May 21, 1910.
Reka M. Rakow and husband to
Ella Taft Mason, lots 4 and 5
blk. 36, Cresco, Iowa $ 1
Carl Hansen to Chris Hansen,
sw Sec. 22-99-14 4,600
Jacob Aga Jr. and wife to John
J. Aga, lot 4 blk. 16,
Cresco, Iowa 1,200
Hugh H. Thomas to Ida E.
Thomas, lots 6, 7, 8, 9, 10 and
11 blk. 42, Lime Springs, Iowa,
also lots 9 and 10 irreg. surv.
se Sec. 20-100-12
Joseph Riddlington and wife to
Charles H. Hollister, lots 9
and 10 blk. 14 Beadle & Strong's
Add. Cresco, Iowa
PUBLISHED TUESDAYS AND FRIDAYS
Frank Johnson Dies Suddenly.
Frank Johnson was found dead in his
home on the southside on Saturday
last, death having evidently come 'to
him about the middle of the forenoon,
and he was found lying upon the sofa,
fully dressed, and with every indica
tion that his death was sudden and
without warning. The funeral was
held yesterday afternoon at the Bap
tist church. We are promised an obit
uary for our next issue.
$1.00 PER YEAR
Time to tune up for
wardrobe need a new
It does if the only one
it contains is of last year
—if you wish your appear
ance to be "tony."
We're ready with a
splendid showing of sum
mer weight suits in
rough fabrics, smooth
fabrics and fabrics in be
serges, cheviots, etc., in
all mixtures and shades.
You can be suited per
fectly in one of our suits
at an expenditure of from
$15.00 to $25.00.
The Nichols Clothing
Dr. and Mrs. Reed Dead.
Dr. and Mrs. Reed, formerly of
Lime Springs, passed away closely to
gether, the latter dying at about mid
night, Friday, and the Doctor on Sun
day afternoon, at their home in Min
neapolis. The remains were brought
to-day to Lime Springs for interment,
I the funeral taking place this after-
The Dr. has teen very ill for
time, but Mrs. Reed's death
hours after an unexpec'
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.
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