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J," I MWfe I GLEAN U| SALES Every summer oxford irrespective of what last, leather, make or price it is, must be movgd out of this" establishment this month. -Bargains THAT ARE bargains are obtainable here in summer footwear for men that embody the last word in style and quality. The smart man who wants smart shoes that don't smart, at smartly re is chance. situ Nichols Clothing House. mm ^gForSale. Three Polled Angus Bulls, register ed, also Berkshire pigs of both sex. Enqire of JOHN J. WALENTA, mm R. D. No. 2,* Calmar, Iowa. READ THIS—Special Young men and women, and parents, are invited to correspond with the Wisconsin Business Uni versity of La Crosse, Wis., the great business training school of the. Northwest. Sena for free beautiful catalogue containing por traits'Of an army of young men arid women we have sent to positions. Chartered by-the State of Wiscon sin twenty years of success the only school publishing a sworn statement covering 8,000 graduates sent to positions. Now is the time to prepare. Send for .catalogue to day. "W. B. U." LACROSSE an.. c- it'niU II (•/, OFFICIAL PAPER OF CITY AND COUNTYii||^|||i^|^ "C'r'T S-:yVv z. it* •Jr Bv,V .^rC. !--£\V-,^! -vK' :y?rS-\ -H r-W" COUNTY HEWS WEST NEW OREGON. We have had some very nice rains lately, that We should have had a few mont lis ago. A large "timber attended the picnic at Riverside Park given'by Mr. and Mrs. dank Rink. Henry Schneider, Prank Baker and Zenus Miller made a business trip to Spillville,-Saturday. Ed Miller put up a new steel wind mill fur Jacob Rink. "Jacob Baker and Andrew Hauber, with their families, took in the party at Charley Kapler's, a week ago Sun day Little Cyril Herold has beenr on the sick list. Frank and Mamie Baker and Anna Lickteig picniced at Schley. Hon. Herman Kull isn't afraid of the mud, even though he is representative, and proved it by taking a rainy day to go to the city. Victor Perfy, Of St. Lucas, la., was a guest At the Jacob Baker home. Anna Lickteig is working at Joseph Baker's. Frank Woods, of Cresco, waa in this part of the country urging the farmers to buy gang plows in order to get then ground turned over before it dries up again. Mr. and Mrs. Ptacdc attended church at Cresco, Sunday, and spent the rest of The day with their daughter Mrs. Joe Zboinik. The rain has caused quite a delay to the threshers. Mrs. Peter Rink and children, from Gladbrook, Iowa, are visiting with-her parents, Mr. ana Mrs. James Lukes. .» FARMER GIRL. WEST VERNON. (Too late for last week.) Miss May me Miller visited the fir^ of the week at Stacyville, Iowa, the guest of her sister, Mrs. Geo. Adams. Lennis and Loretta Glass attended the dance at Jerico Friday night and report a "swell" time. Mr. and Mrs. Geo. Adams came down from Stacyville Tuesday evening for a brief visit at the home of the lat ter's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Frank Miller. Mr. and Mrs. Frank Lickteig are re joicing in the arrival of a little daugh ter since Aug. 12th. Here's congratu lations. Mr. and Mrsv Ed. Booth are enter taining company from Minneapolis. Mr." and Mrs. Frank Bouska are entertaining relatives from Georgia. Canadian Pacific Railway Lands Never before in tbe land-selling history ot Western Canada hu the Influx oTsettlera and lnv*8torn been anywhere near as great as the crowd* or buyers now attracted to Albert* ,|y recently pi Jan l*:wlOc^- _. .. ing of tbeae lands In running Into thoua ands of acres per week. Our colonization project embraces about 5, 000,000 aores of land, sold at prices ranging from $9 per acre and up, and on ten years time landseokers' excursions from St. Paul every Tuesday at 10:30 A. M. low rates furnished on personal application. Wrlto us today or call for free illustrated literature and Information. CANADIAN PACIFIC RAILWAY, Colonization Department, 176 Hast Third Street, St. Paul, Minn. DVDIES1CLOAKS isrS:-'#.- We have on hand Jhe Largest and Best Assortment" of Ladies' and Children's Cloaks and Ladies Suits rssiever shown in Cresco. Come andl investigate the Quality and Price. .I'AiM'fi Cresco, 7 '..'.'Real Estate .Transfers The following transfers were filed with the County Recorder for the week ending August 20, 1910. Alice J. Hoyt and husband to O. Holway, nw Sec. 2-98-12 $7,000 O. G. Wanless and wife to M. O. Mitchell, lot 1 se (except strip one side) and lot 1 ne se (except strip on side) and further tract' com. pt 30J rods f£| from necor., thence s26f, thence tow line lot 1, thence nw to nw cor. lot 1. thence to beg. Sec. 28-99-11 1 E. A. Church and wife to Ole O. Queel, lots 9, 10 and 11 blk. 2, Beadle's Add., Cresco. 1,000 S. B. DespreB (Referee) to Joseph Zeiner, lot 8 blk. 22 and 18 in. lot 9 blk. 22, Eltna, la. 2,400 Calmar Young Man Becomes diet. On Wednesday, August 10, 1910, one of our young men George B. Eppens, took a partner for life, Miss Lizzie May Rethamel being the party. Rev. Bell of Cresco drew up the contract, making the couple husband and wife, the ceremony taking place at Cresco. The bride is a daughter of Henry Rethamel and wife, a prosperous farm er couple living near Schley.'. The groom is a steady and reliable young man. employed on Harms' dray line. We extend congratulations, and welcome to the bride.—Calmar Courier Cresco Markets (Corrected twice a week.). Wheat...... ..•••».. Oats Timothy seed per cwt. Barley Flax Live hogs.... Beef on foot 1.00 28 .......email@example.com 65(9)60 firstname.lastname@example.org email@example.com 3@5 Butter per lb-Elgiir Market. ...29 Butter per lb .26 Eggs per dos ..15 "V. Delay is Dangerous I Don't wait until lightning destroys your buildings and all their contents, but call on A. SMITH at once and have him install a set of lightning conduct on which will make your building ab solutely safe from the lightning flash. His work the past eight years has proven satisfactory. Removal Notice The Weaver & Monesmitb poultry and egg firm have moved their place of business to the Pecoy building ad joining Hunting's Ware House on the west, where they will be pleased to meet all old and new customers. C_*T fc-v -a -T PLUCK, PROGRESS, PERSEVERANCE AND PATRIOTISM IN POLITICS N. A. Blackburn, La yer office opposite the National Bank John McCook was called to Austin yesterday on professional business. Small show case for sale cheap. Enquire at Miss Blomquist'o Studio. Salt by sack or barrel at the City Elevator. GILCHRIST & Co. Dr. W. T. Daly, physician and surgeon office over Glass's restaurant. Frank Huntting is down from Fair mont, Minn., arriving Saturday even ing. A. L. Peterson left. Friday evening on a business trip to Chicago and Indi ana FOR SALE OR RENT—A Square piano. Enquire of Mrs. C. A. Marshall or 'phone 189. :r fay gjjj. Mrs. Geo Champlin and son John re turned Friday evening fromtheir South Dakota visit if* Ben Warner came up from McGreg or last Friday for a visit at the Geo. H. Kellogg home. If you want a tarm loan at a low rat of interest, see American Loan & Trus Company, Cresco, la. If you want to-buy o^seli Real Estate call on Milz & Owens. Office over First National Bank. Cresco, Iowa. Furniture and carpets to be sold at once. Enquire at residence block east of Court House. MRS. E O. WHITE. 200 bu. of Turkish Red winter wheat for sale at $1.00 per bushel. JOHN MILLER. Mr. and Mrs. S. L.' Barnes left yesterday morning for Armour, S. D. for a visit with four of their sons re siding there. Messra. John Coyle, C. D. Nichols, W. A. Stockman and R, M. Thomson were at Chester last Friday to attend the Eckstein funeral.' Mrs. Mary Kline returned last week from a visit with her sister Mrs. Dreffke in St. Paul and. her brother Frank in Minneapolis.. M. Dvorak, wife and. little daughter returned yesterday^ afternoon from a visit with brothers'of Mr. Dvorak re siding at Renville, Mina. Mrs. Walter Jngrabam and little daughter returned Friday evening to their home at Sioux City, Iowa, after a visit-at the John Jogra^am home. The Big Bend 210 acre farm for rent or (ale on easy terms. Would consider in part payment western land. JOHN F. MOHTHA, Crescq, la.. A brief note from John McHugh ordering the Plain Dealer, locates him at Delta, Colorado, where we under stand he has invested in some irrigated land. Herman Mouldenhaur, -*'bf Cresco, viBited from Saturday to Monday'at the home of hia daughter, Mrs. Henry Tank, southeast of town.— Lawler Dis patch. The M. A. Kline family leave soon for Tolleston, Indiana, now a part of Gary, where Mr. Kline has secured a situation as janitor of the public school building. The Church of the Assumption choir girls wish to thank all Who so gener ously patronized their ice cream soci able last Saturday, and also all who aided them. P. A. Clemmer and Carl Terry ar rived last Friday evening from their western trip, and W. J. Webster on Saturday. They all report a very en joyable trip. Have you decided to enter the Oel wein Business University. Sept. 6th, the opening of the fall term? It is the most successful school in the state. Send for catalog. Ed Hess went down to Moifidha, Sat urday afternoon, to see his father-in law, who is very low from an attack of paralysiB. Mrs. Hess went down the day previous. Miss Neva Fessenden left yesterday for Everett, Wash., where Bhe will teach in the high school. This is the school in which Eck Roberts ia the new superintendent. "V H. H. Hue8sellman left yesterday for Osage, Iowa. Mrs. Hueasellman, who is convalescing at the Kessel hos pital from recent operation, expects to follow in about a week. J. J. Sobolik, Arthur Converse and C. C. Burgess, the latter accompanied by his son Henry, left yesterday morn ing for Prairie du Chien. Wis., to par ticipate in a tennis tournament. WANTED—Twelve first-class carpen ters at once to work on new brick and tile plant. Thirty-five cents per hour. Address Farmers Co-Operative Brick & Tile Company, Mason City, Iowa. LOST—Between Granger and Cresco, Saturday morning, one automobile mud chain. Finder please leave at Whites livery barn and get reward, or phone 160. R. C. WHITE. Mrs. Laidlaw, Mrs. Friend, Mrs. Milligan and Mrs. McPherson will en tertain the ladies of the church and society, Thursday afternoon, August 25th,from three until five o'clock at the home of Mrs. Laidlaw. affray. CRESCO, HOWARD COUNTY, IOWA, TUESDAY, AUGUST 23, 1910. $1.00 PER YEAR LOST—Yesterday between the Miles Henry school house and J. F. Daley's residence, on the Vernon Road, a handbag containing a small sum of money and some small articles. Find er will please leave at this office. Mr. and Mrs. C. M. Sherwin visited recently at the home of Mrs. Sher win's siBter, Mrs. Max Thuerk. They are now located at Taopi, Minn., Mr. Sherwin having been placed in charge of the Great Western station there. Theodore Gunderson will hold a sale on the Klemme farm 6 miles south-east of Cresco on Wednesday, August 31st, to dispose of five head of horses, eleven head of cattle, 24 shoats, 10 tons of hay, farm machinery, etc., all on the usual terms. Free lunch at noon. Ed Briggs is the auctioneer and W. H. Tillson the clerk. The Fleming boys, formerly of Plym outh Rock, are now at the head of the Farmers' Co-operative Brick and Tile Co., of Mason City. There has been a contest among the stockholders for the control, which now being settled, work will commence on anew plant to cost $200,000. T. L. Flemming is the sec retary and manager, W. R. Fleming is the treasurer and W. F. Fleming of Chicago is one of the directors. The toilet line of the American Drug and Press Association is the result of extensive investigation and experi menting—the assembling of. the very best products of the best chemists of the country—adopted by the associa tion for sale by its members only be cause of the peculiar excellence of each preparation. The most fastidious are enthusiastic in praise of the entire "Meritol" line. See it at C. T. Mc Williams & Co., Chester, Iowa. The democratic state campaign, it is announced, will formally open Septem ber 20th, probably in Des Moines with some speaker of national reputation together with Claude Porter. The democrats announce they will make quite an. elaborate campaign bringing into the state such speakers as Har mon of Ohio, Governor Folk of. Mis souri, Bryan of Nebraska, and others. Claude Porter proposes to make an active campaign throughout the entire state. Frank E. Long has recovered his health sufficiently that he will take his company out again thiB season, and will organize in Cresco this week but will not open the season here, intend ing to commencfe filling" his Fair dates at once. He will return to Cresco later in tbe season. Miss Nana Sulli van will play leads as usual Mrs. Long will again act as musical director, and Ed Alletnan will do the advance work. Frank will not appear "on the stage but will take active management of the company. Notice. Weaver & Monsmith wish to an nounce to their customers that they will take poultry any day. delivered to the Pecoy building or the car, the rest of the season. Highest market price paid. Flax Seed For Sale. Flax -seed testing 2 per cent, at ele vator, and no foul seed, for sale at 12.50 per bushel if sold before Sept. 1st. Call at my place 1& miles south west of Howard Center. GEO. THIELEN. For &aie. 40 acres in Paris twp., being these of the ne of section 36-99-12, joining Albert Hovorka's farm. J. J. KKAL, 37tf Eastman, Wis.' 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. WENTWOKTH. Reward 1 The man who borrowed my shot pun will please return same at once and re ceive reward. This notice will appear but once. W M. FITZGERALD. Wanted. Dressmaking apprentices. Enquire of MRS. ED. BOWERS. Saw the Light. "The subject of tips—made in Eu rope and closely Imitated in the United States—always furnishes some thing new to the American tourist," said a man Just back from Europe. "I had some clothes made in London. The tailor came to my hotel with a boy who carried his parcel, to 'have a fit.' He wore a high hat and prince Albert coat, and but for his shoes would have passed for well dressed. After the fit was over and the gar ments were packed up he was leaving the apartment when our English serv ant reminded me of the tip. I was afraid and, if I had overcome the fear, did not know the limit, and asked the servant to perform the operation. When they had gone I was told: 'You want your clothes to fit, sir, don't you?' And I saw the light'* Children Cry' FOR FLETCHER'S CASTORI OFFICIAL PUBLICATION. Ordinance No. 158. AN ORDINANCE PROVIDING FOR A GENERAL TAX. Be it ordained by the City Council of the City of Cresco, Howard County, State of Iowa. Sec. 1 That a general tax of ten (10) mills on the dollar for the ensuing year 1910 be, and'the same is hereby levied and assessed op all assessable property within the corporate limits of the City of Cresco, Howard County, State of Iowa, for the purpose of de fraying all general and incidental ex pense of the City of Cresco. Se« 2. That this ordinance shall take effect and be in force, on and after its publication in the Twice-a Week Plain Dealer and the Howard County Times. Passed and approved this 15th day of August 1910. [SEAL] Attest, E. L. DAVENPORT, Mayor. P. J. MCCULLOW, City Clerk. Ordinance No. 153. AN ORDINANCE PROVIDING FOR A SPECIAL ELECTRIC'LIGHT TAX. Be it ordained by the City Council of tha City of Cresco, Howard County, State of Iowa. Sec. 1. That a special tax of five (5) mill on the dollar for the ensuing year 1910 be, and the same^is hereby iSS&yiTSST!ZmXTSS. co, Howard County, State of Iowa. fpr the purpose of defraying the ex pense of lighting said City by electric light. Sec. 2. That tbia ordinance shall take effect and be in force on and after its publication in the Twice-a-Week Plain Dealer and the Howard County Times. Passed and approved this 15th day of August, 1910. [SEAL] Attest, Sec. 2. That this ordinance shall take effect and be in force, on and af ter* its- publication •ht'Hiie- -Twictf-a-" Week Plain Dealer and the Howard County Times. Passed and approved this 15th day of August 1910. [SEAL] Attest, E. L. DAVENPORT, Mayor, P. J. MCCULLOW, City Clerk. Ordinance No. 161. AN ORDINANCE PROVIDING FOR A SPECIAL SEWERAGE TAX FOR SEWER DISTRICTS NOS. 1 AND 2. Be it ordained by the City Council of the City of Cresco, Howard County, State of Iowa. Sec. 1. That a special tax of two (2) mills on the dollar for the ensuing year 1910 be, and the same is hereby levied and assessed on all assessable property subject to special tax within the corporate limits of the City of Cresco, Howard County, State of Iowa, as fixed by section two (2) in ordinance No. 86, for the purpose of providing a fun I to defray a portion^ of the ex pense of establishing, operating and maintaining a sewerage system for the City of Cresco. Sec. 2. That this ordinance shall take effect and be in force, on and after its publication in the Twice-a Week Plain Dealer and the Howard County Times. Passed and approved thiB 15th day of August 1910. [SEAL] Attest, E. DAVENPORT, Mayor. P. J. MCCULLOW, City Clerk. Ordinance No. 162. AN ORDINANCE PROVIDING FOR A SPECIAL TAX TO BE USED FOR PAYMENT OF CONSTRUCT ION OF OUTLETS AND PURIFY ING PLANTS FOR SEWERS. Be it ordained by the City Council of the City of Cresco, Howard County, Iowa. Sec. 1. That a special tax of three PUBLISHED TUESDAYS AND FRIDAYS the c_orporatejiroitsof the City of.Cres- )^nU|tea?er and'nthe Cwnly Times. The said water works shall cover the E. L. DAVENPORT, Mayor. P. J. MCCULLOW, City Clerk. Ordinance No. 160. AN ORDINANCE PROVIDING FOR A SPECIAL LIBRARY TAX. •£S. Be it ordained by rhe City Council of the City of Cresco, Howard County, State of Iowa. Sec. 1. That a special tax of three quarter (f) mills on the the dollar |fcr the ensuing year 1910 be, and the same is hereby levied and assessed on all assessable property subject to special tax within the corporate limits of the City of CreBco, Howard ^County, State of Iowa, for the purpose of providing a fund to defray the expense of estab lishing and maintaining a public libra ry. Only $10 First Payment Buys a Planted and Irrigated Fig or Peach Orchard Homeseekers Free Excursions on the first and third Tuesdays of September and October to our Cross S. Ranch, 95 miles southwest of old San Antoni, the garden of Texas, where all kinds of field crops and fruit are successfully grown by our flowing well irriga tion. No droughts or crop failures. Alfalfa cuts 7 to 9 crops annually. Vegetables of all kinds raised every month. Strawberries for northern markets at Christ mas. The home of our first peaches and big white onions. The home for the poor man or man of small means. The home of health and sunshine. Come and see for yourself. For further information write to EKVINC. J. ALHERTS CO., 901-2 Wright Bid,, St. Louis, Mo., or call on our agent, KOBT. PHELAN, Cresco, la. P. S.—Write for free railroad round trip ticket coupons, and state when you can go. (3) mills on the dollar for the ensuing year 1910 be, and the same is hereby levied and assessed on all assessable property subject to special tax within the corporate limils of the City of CreBco, Howard County, Iowa, for the purpose of providing a fund to defray the expense of the construction of out lets and purifying plants for sewers constructed by said City. Sefc. 2. That this Ordinance shall take effect and be in force on and after its publication in the Twice-a-Week Plain Dealer and Howard County Times. PaBsed and approved this 15th day of August 1910. [SEAL] Attest, E. L. DAVENPORT, Mayor. P. J. MCCULLOW, City-Clerk. Ordinance No. 163. AN ORDINANCE PROVIDING FOR SPECIAL WATER WORK TAX. Be it ordained by the City Council of the City of Cresco, Howard County, State of Iowa. Sec. 1. That a special tax of four (4) mills on the dollar for the ensuing year 1910 be, and the same is hereby levied and assessed on all assessable property subject to special tax within the corporate limits as fixed in section two (2) of this ordinance, in the City of Cresco, Howard County, State of Iowa, for the purpose of providing^ a fund to cover the expense of running and operating the City Water Works. Sec. 2. That this ordinance shall following described property to-wit: BlockS to 28 inclusive, plat of Cres co, except block 7, re-subdivision of block 7, plat of Cresco, Park addition to Cresco. Blocks 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12. 12J, 13, 14, 15, 16, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 36, 37 and 38, Baldwin's ad dition to Cresco. Wheeler's sub-division of a vacated part of Baldwin's addition to Cresco, blocks 5 to 16 inclusive. Beadle & Strong's addition to Cresco. Lot 2, except the north 3714-100 rods and lot 4, irreg. survey of se section 23-99-11. "Lots 1, 2 and 3 on sw ne 23-99-11. Lots 1, 2, 9, 10, 11, 22, 23 28, all 34 and 35 nw sec. 26-99-11. N lots 1, 2, 3 and 4 on irreg survey se ne 22-99-11. Berg's] addition to Cresco, except block 1. Beadle's addition to Cresco. Gillett's addition to Cresco. MCHugh's west addition to Cresco Waverly addition to Cresco. Lots 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11. 12. 13, 14 and 15. on se 1 23-99-ll.v Block 6 irreg. survey nw and part of sw 123-99-11. Caward &" Webster's subdivision Re-subdivision of block 3, irregular survey nw and part of sw 23-99-11. Block 4, irregular survey nw and part of sw 23-99-11.- Beadle's subdivision of block 7 and part of block 8, irregular survey of nw and part of sw 23-99-11. Blocks 1, 2, 3 and 4 Beadle's subdivis ion of nw nw and part of block 8, irregular survey nw 23-99-11. Lots 1 to 23 inclusive, on irregular survey nw 1, ne 1 27-99-11. Reed's subdivision of block 10, irreg ular survey nw 1 and part of sw 23 99-11. McHugh's subdivision of a part-of' block 9 of the irregular survey of nw and part of sw 1 23-99-11. Beadle's subdivision of a part of block 8, irregular survey of nw and part of sw 23-99-11. Barnes'subdivision of of lot 1, irregular survey se ne $ 23-99-11. Lot 4, irregular survey of se 23-99-11. Lots 1, 2 and 3, irregular survey ej 23-99-11. Passed and approved this 15th day of August 1910. [SEAL] Attest, E. L. DAVENPORT, Mayor. P. J. MCCULLOW, City Clerk. French Dry Cleaning. IT WILL PAY You to think twice before passing us by. We are located in the Lowry building. All work called for and promptly delivered. We make a specialty of dye work. Also clean ladies' furs, rugs, carpets, portiere, etc. If you want your old fall suits and bats made new, I am the man for you. FRENCH DRY CLEANING PARLORS, Phone 198. J. Hawkins, Prop. if If Si 1 i|§8l of block 1, irreg. surv nw and part of sw 23-99-11. Re-subdivision of block 2, irregular survey of nw and part of sw 23-99 -11. ,, "I 4 4 a I it