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WANTED! 250 BOYS AND GIRLS
OM Week's Holiday Trip to Chicago, Free of Charge. One Year's
M^^MFree Tuition to Any College in the Land
*00 BOOKS GIVEN AWAY (200.00 IN CASH*G1VEN AWAY
mi TICKETS FOR THE ENTERTAINMENT COURSE IN THIS CITY GIVEN AWAY
The Co-Operative Booking Exchange of Chicago, 111,, has arranged to
present to this community an Entertainment Course of three numbers during
the season, consisting of the Biblical Drama, "MOSES, PRINCE OF EGYPT,"
an Impressive story of the life of the young man Moses. It is given with an
^admirable cast, special electrical effects, all enbanc«d by magnificent scenery.
Another number of the Course is "VANDA ENOS AND HER GIRLS,"
ja famous company of musicians and entertainers. VANDA ENOS, who heads
'tills Company, haa been called "The Wizard Violinist,!' because of her won
derful performance on the king of all instruments, and the Company in its
entirety gives an entertainment which is wholesome and inspiring, which
bears an aftermath of untold benefit.
The third nuniber of the Course is EUGENE MOORE, the famous actor
vp^snd dramatic impersonator, in an evening of "GREAT SCENES FROM GREAT
•£»PLAYS In the entertainment world there Is not such another capable, eipe
rienced, scholarly representative of the wholesome and invigorating drama.
This makes a superb Entertainment Course, and season tickets for the
complete Course of three numbers will be sold for 11.00.
Reserved seat tickets for the three numbers have been placed at the
iji unheard of price of five cents for each number or fifteen cents for the complete
Er^. Course, and all purchasing season reserved seat tickets at $1.15 each, will be
'7c.'given a six months' subscription to "The Platform," America's leading lyceum
fsfrand entertainment journal.
WE WANT 250 BOYS AND GIRLS AT ONCE
,to sell these season tickets and make this liberal offer for the sale of same.
EMERSON KIPLING LONGFELLOW
each and every season ticket sold, we will present a handsome cloth
—for two tickets sold
jfg^bound book, of which the publisher's price is 50 cents
^C/we will present a book, of which the publisher's price is 75 cents for three
tickets sold, we will present a book, of which the publisher's price is |1.00.
The greater number of tickets sold, the greater number of books each will b«
entitled to. As an incentive and extra inducement, the boy or girl selling the
greatest number of season tickets will be presented with a beautiful De Lux*
§jy*2leather bound set of ten volumes, the works of .James Fennimore Cooper, the
%£~i publisher's price of which is $23.00.
in addition to all this, we will give to anyone selling fifteen season tickets,
*^one season ticket for their own personal use, free of charge.
As a special incentive for Immediate work, we will present to the boy or
"-/girl selling the greatest number of season tickets during the first week of the
aale with one beautiful five volume set of the great books.
VICTOR HUGO STEVENSON ALEXANDER DUMAS
All selling tickets will have the privilege of choosing boota they wish from
'•a catalog of over 1,000 titles.
A SPECIAL GRAND PREMIUM
The Cooperative Booking Exchange, which 1B presenting this EsterUln
ment Course* it presenting the same Course in 2001o*M,fvMch will be placed
.Win competition with one another, and to the boy or girl selling the greatest
^{fei^number of season tickets in one of these 200 towns will be presented, abso
Ctr,' "-^jiutely free of charge, with a'one week's holiday trip from their home town to
Chicago and return, and will, in addition, be allowed to be accompanied by
^.-^their mother or a chaperon for the one week's holiday, absolutely free ot
-*§t* THE EXPENSE OF THIS SPLENDID HOLIDAY TRIP IS VALUED
-«vAT $200.00. The expenditure consists of two first-class railroad tickets from
*|§§tbe town where the premium is won to Chicago and return. Including Pullman
^•aPalace Car accommodations. Upon arrival at Chicago, the premium winner
§§and chaperon will be met by a representative of the Co-Operative Booking
and escorted to one of Chicago's best hotels* where they will be
^quartered during their week's stay in the city.
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parks,
colleges.
Public
mobile trips, a lake trip to Milwaukee
and other
on
a ball game by the Cubs or White Sox and some worthy rival, visit the
wireless telegraph station on the Auditorium, the world's greatest stock yards
and packing houses, the wonderful department stores, the Zoological Garden
%t Lincoln Park, and
as
Any one of the three premiums'can be chosen by the winning contesUnt—
It being understood that should the sale of season tickets result in a TIE SALE
that the premiums will be equally divided amongst the TIEING CONTEST
ANTS
Any one of these GRAND PREMIUMS are valued at $200.00. Don't you
ihinfc they are great? Don't you think they are worth working hardjor?
And you will have to work bard, as busy boys and-girls in 200 towns will be
working for the same premiums, and there will only be one town and one boy
rl, who will be fortunate enough to say, "I earned the trip to Chicago, the
year's course at College, or the $200.00 worth of books."
WHAT AND WHERE IS THE TOWN THAT HOLDS THE
FORTUNATE BOY OR GIRL?
The girls and boys who wish to earn these splendid Books and Premiums
•hoald apply to the person whose name appears below, who has charge of the
Course in this city, who will-show you samples of the books to be given away
and furnish you with tickets to sell.
F. B. LOMAS, Manager Opera House
The Weaver & Monesmith poultry on two nice lots, in' Lime Springs sta
and egg firm have moved their place tion. Fine well, good cellar, coal
of business to the Pecoy building ad- house, apple and shade trees, good
joining Hunting's Ware House on school. Cheap for cash. Apply Ex
the west, where they will be pleased change Bank, Lime Springs, or write
to meet all old and new customers, I Lock Box 116, Cresco, Iowa,
DICKENS
Field Museum, Art Institute, Chicago Uni­
Libraries, fine theaters, auto­
the Christopher ColumbuB, witness
many other places of interest as can be crowded into
The seven days' holiday will begin from the time the boy or girl arrives
'D ^shcmld the boy or girl earning the Grand Premium prefer it, we will pay
the first year's expenses/to the extent of $200,00, toward the education of the
boy or girl In any college in the land, or if a musical education is sought, to
any musical college in the land. Here is an opportunity, boys and girls,
to get a good start on the road to an education.
Or we will present the boy or girl with $200.00 worth of books, same to be
chosen from A. L. Burt Company's book catalog." The firm is located at 52-68
Duane Street, New York City, and are conceded to be the world's largest book
publishers,
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WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE BURNS V. GUIZOT
The United States Government purchase almost exclusively from this firm
*11 hooks that are used in the libraries connected with the Navy and Army.
For Sale or Rent.
Seven-room, 1J story frame house,
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VOL. LII. NO. 2. CRESCO, HOWARD COUNTY, IOWA, FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 2, 1910.
Eva Walsh is out from Chicago visit
ing her uncle and family.
If. A. Blackburn, Lawyer office
opposite the National Bank.
A. D. Garrett and sons left Wednes
day for a short visit at Chester.
Mound City Paints may cost a trifle
more, but P. A. Clemmer.
Salt by sack or barrel at the City
Elevator. GILCHRIST & Co.
All kinds of school supplies.
M. M. GRAF.
An endless variety of pen and pencil
tablets. M. M. GRAF.
Winter seed wheat for ssle at $1.20
per bushel. |N. GRAF & Co.
Tablets, pens, pencils, erasers,
water colors, etc.' M. M. GRAF.
Miss Myrtle Stockman visited over
Sunday at Mason City and Clear Lake
Dr. W. T. Daly, physician and
surgeon office over Glass's restaurant
Miss Mary Yager is over from Rice
ville visiting her aunt, Mrs. J. G. Web
ster.
Halver Halveroon and D. E. Horton
were down from Lime
FOR SALE—A team of Shetlands,
harness and buggy. Cheap if taken
soon. CHAS. P. MCNALLY.
200 bu. of Turkish Red winter wheat
for
Bale
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on Tues­
day last.
FOR SALE OR RENT—A Square piano.
Enquire of Mrs. C. A. Marshall or
'phone 189. ... '-'''V''•
O. D. Wheeler arrived yesterday
from Boscobel, Wis. for a short visit
with Cresco relatives.
If you want a farm loan at a low rat
of interest, see American Loan ft Trus
Company, Cresco, la.
Herman Anderson and family re
turned Wednesday from a visit with
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relatives at Ossian, Iowa.
The ladies of the New Oregon Ceme
tary Association will meet with Mrs.
Jake Hayes, Wednesday, Sept. 7th.
If you want to buy or sell Real Estate
call on Milz & Owens. Office over
First National Bank. Cresco, Iowa.
FOR SALE—Full blood Rhode Island
Red cockerels for sale at 75 cents each
Phone Fravel 20. MRS. C. GLASS.
at $1.00 per bushel.
JOHN MILLER.
Miss Marie Sperati went to Cresco
Saturday for a week's visit with Miss
Agnes Moen.—Decorah Public Opinion.
Mr. and Mrs. B. G. MacLeod came
out from Chicago the first of the week
for a visit at the home of his parents.
"Mrs. A. D. Patterson underwent an
operation for appendicitis at the Kea
sel hospital on Tuesday, and i* recov
ing nicely.
The ladies of the Baptist church will
hold a market in the basement of the
church Saturday, Sept. 3rd, beginning
at ten o'clock.
MisB
Grace Hardy arrived the latter
part of the week from Cresco to visit
her sister, Mrs. A. W. River.—Rice
ville Recorder.
Mrs. Thomas Walsh went to White
water, Wis., Thursday night of last
week for a visit with her mother and
other relatives.
Mrs: Chris Glass returned last week
from a visit of nine weeks at the home
of her daughter, Mrs. Chas. Zender,
at Henry, S. D.
Frank Pecoy now occupies the entire
building in which his
.barber shop has
been located and it makes him a neat
and comfortable place.
Miss Vera Hardv is down from Buf
falo Springs, N. D., to remain through
the winter and will take the Normal
course in the high school.
A 15 cent supper will be served at
the home of Fred Lybbiert, near Bon
air, on Saturday of this week. Pro
ceeds to apply on pastor'B salary.
F. O. Farnsworth left Monday for a
visit with hia daughter, Mrs. Lewis,
in the Sackatchewen country, and will
also visit in Minnesota before his re
turn.
Thos. McCarville passed away last
Monday at his home in Paris township,
after along illness, and was buried on
Wednesday. We are promised an
obituary for our next issue.
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 Cjty, Iowa.
A general Real Estate and Exchange
business. See us before buying or sel
ling. Office over Alliance store. Phone
,282. MYRON CONVERSE INV. CO.,
63tf vi/'•?. Cresco, Iowa.
Wednesday evening, Aug. 31st, at
8 o'clock at the Congregational parson
age, Rev. H. J. Hinman officiating,
occurred the marriage of James Went
worth and Mrs. Lexey Wentworth,
both of Cresco.
Everyone is invited to attend the
Grand Labor Day Dance that will be
given in Mikesh's Hall, Protivin, Mon
day evening, Sept. 5th. You are sure
of enjoying our nation's great holiday
by attending this dance.
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PLUCK, PROGRESS, PERSEVERANCE AKD PATRIOTISM IN POLITICS
The 2 registered Norman Percheron
stallions German and Champion will be
found at the home barn from Aug. 4th
till Nov. 1st. Only $10.00 now to in
sure a sound, living colt. These
herseB
are right and souud in every
way. Come and see them.
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J. H. Hebig and family arrived Tues
das from near Enid, Okla., for a short
visit with relative of Mrs. Hebig re
siding near Granger before they pro
ceed to South Dakota, where they go
with the intention of buying land.
You can Bave $5.00 and get three
months' tuition free if you act at once.
The first student to enroll from each
porftofficc will get both. Send for par
ticulars and free book. Brandrup &
Nettleton Business College, Winona,
Minn.
A Labor Day dance will be given in
Mikesh's hall at Protivin on Monday
evening, Sept. 5th. All are cordially
invited to attend, and they will be
more than pleased with the fine time.
First class music will "be rendered by
the P. B. B. Harp Orchestra.
To anyone who would like to rent a
240-acre farm in Mianesota at much
better rate than here, call on me.
Good black loam, clay sub-soil. 200
acres plowed for spring crop. Good
well and fair buildings.
V-' 1 M. P. LYDON.
I can sell, rent or exchange your
land or town property. 1 handle
northern lands also, I write fire,
lightning, tornado and hail insurance.
For a square deal and to save your
money, call and aee me. 'Phone No.
4. Office over Moving Picture Show.
ELWIN M. STOCKMAN, Cresco. Ia.
Joseph Kapinos, uwho for two years
was employed in Cresco by Fred Woell
stein, passed away Aug. 23rd, from
consumption, at his home in Spillville,
aged 23 years. He leaves a wife and
an infant child. The funeral took place
last Friday morning. Will Frey and
Frank Pecinovsky and their families,
were present from Cresco. 7-
C. L. Terry, on Monday last, filed
with the County Auditor, his with
drawal as a candidate for representa
tive from this county on the republican
ticket. No successor has yet been
named, but the Lime Springs Sun sug
gests the name of Eugene Irvine,, and
as Lime Springs is the home of the
republican county chairman, the sug
gestion perhaps is inspired.
Just now the tomato growers are in
intense rivalry. We believe "Dad"
Mosier started the trouble. B. O.
Markham disposed of his claims to the
champion big tomato, and now we
have two rival claimants for tomato
honors. Mrs. H. C. Howard brings us
a finely
Bhaped
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N. B. WHEELER.
Frank Paul, who recently sold his
place'west of Bonair, has just bought
the eighty west o' the farm occupied
by Wm. Fenske, from the American
Loan and Investment Co. at a valua
tion of $75 per acre. No buildings go
with the place except a small house.
Tom Thompson, residing southeast
os town, recently sold to H. F. Barnes
a bunch of hogs that brought $1889.60,
and still had nine brood sows left. Mr.
Thompson raised the entire lot on the
product of his 80 acre farm with the
exception of an expenditure of $294
for corn.
As the season is comjng on, I desire
.to call the attention of all interested
parties to the fact that I have got the
best lot of Duroc Jersey male pigs on
hand that I ever had.5' Lots of bone,
length, size am) good quality com
bined. Prices right.
JOSEPH BOUSKA, Calmar, Iowa.
one weighing 24 ounces
and Elijah Henderson another of the
same weight but not quite so perfectly
formed. •'''•v®:',
The M. W. A. Directorship Contest.
The friends of Mr. T. H. Duffy, na
tional lecturer for the Modern Wood
men of America, who are managing
his campaign for national director of
that society, declare they have control
of Dubuque county, and back up their
claim with the figures to prove it.
There are ten camps in Dubuque
county, three of them in the city of
Dubuque. Of these Hustler and Iron
wood camps have indorsed Mr. Duffy,
and Dubuque camp has indorsed one of
its own members, Mr. John D. Den
ison jr. There are in Dubuque county
2023 Modern Woodmen, and of the ten
camps, seven, with an aggregate mem
bership of 1072, have indorsed Mr.
Duify's candidacy. Dubuque, the sin
gle camp indorsing Mr. Denison, has a
membership of 876. Of the eight camps
which whicti have taken action to date
Mr. Duffyt has a membership majority
of 197. Two camps with a member
ship of 74, have yet to act, and even if
they should be against Mr. Duffy,
his managers declare is wholly improb
able, he would still be in control of the
county.
Quoting one of his managers: "There
is not the least doubt that the national
lecturer's friends will control the con
vsntion of Dubuque county camps,"
said Mr. C. B. Scherr yesterday, "we
already have a majority and the two
camps yet to take action will be for
Duffy.—Dnbuque Telegraph-Herald.
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"The Wizard of Wiseland."
One of the big musical successes of
the season is the new, two-act farcial
extravaganza, "TheWiz«rl of Wise
land."
The instantaneous success gained by
this merry offering is said to be due to
a clear and well wrought-out plot, and
to the excellence of the music, the
standard of the latter reaching that of
light opera. The piece is heralded as
being exceedingly rich in lyrics, which
include solos, duets, trios, and quar
tets—some of the artistic kind that
force their way into parlor and draw
ing-room and others that arc hummed
and whistled everywhere.
The story is
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as original as the
title. The graduating class of a young
ladies seminary through the mystic
properties of a potion prepared by
their professor in chemistry and which
they drink while unanimously wishing
for the same thing, are transported
during a short sleep to a wonderful
island where "Pebbles are pearls and
flowers are girls," and where a be
nignant fairy queen takes them in
charge and promotes one of the men -of
the part to the dignity of "The Wiz
ard of Wiseland." The peculiar con
ditions prevailing in Wiseland cause
comical confusion, for a time, as ev
erything in the disposition and circum
stance of each individual is reversed.
The results can be imagined when it is
remembered that the young ladies
have had their love affairs and their
men companions theirs. In the end all
are eager to get back to their former
surroundings, a wish which the good
fairy gratifies by a wave of her wand.
It can be readily seen that there are
great opportunities for the display of
ingenious and intricate scenic art in
the stage settings as well as of weird
and beautiful transformations and of
bewildering and fascinating costumes.
Over 400 costumes are used in the
presentation, owing to the great vari
ety called for.
"The Wizard of Wiseland" will be
seen at the Cresco Opera House in the
near future. A talented company of
singers and players with a large and
eflicicut chorus and well trained ballet
are promised in the presentation here,
the cast being the same as used in its
Chicago run of one hundred and thirty
eight performances.
Residence for Sale.
My residence one block east and half
block squth of Public school house.
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$100.00 for Farm Brains.
A reward of One Hundred Dollars in
Gold will be paid by an association of
leading citizens of Mobile, Alabama,
for the best plan to secure responsible
farmers to settle a fine tract of land
near the city of Mobile, and within
easy reach over good roads of her in
stitutions of learning and business and
of the ships of the world in her harbor.
Immediate cultivation of t.hcsc lands
is necessary to supply cane for the
syrup industry of Mobile. Those now
growing cane get 25. cents per gallon
for all they can raise and the land
yields from six to eight hundred gal
lons per acre.
They grow from fifty to ninety bush
els of corn to the acre, and between
cow seasons take off crops of hay and
vegetables from the same land.
These Mobile citizens WANT YOUR
BRAINS and will pay you for them.
To get selling agents and to learn the
best method of securing farmers to
grow crops, and thus at once settle
this rich country, these Mobile citizens
offer ONE HUNDRED DOLLARS IN
GOLD for the best ten suggestion sus
ceptible of immediate use.
Successful farmers, who wish to
change for something better, to enjoy
a more agreeable climate or who for
health's sake must seek new locations,
can find in this an opportunity to se
cure the BEST EARTH AFFORDS.
Address,
MOBILE FARH LAND COMPANY,
Battle House Building,
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.
BOY'S
SCHOOL
You will want your boy to look as well as some one
else's boy, and when you see the Genuine Bargains
—that we are offering in Boys' School Suits—
Suits from $2.25 to $348
That will surprise you. We closed out a sample line
of these, from a good, well made line, and there is no
need of your bringing all the money you have to buy
a suit from us. Our New Fall Line of
Is now in, and at prices where you can afford to buy.
Our Young Men's Models have the "snap" of the latest
fashions that put them in a class by themselves. Re
member that you can always depend on our makes.
The Nichols Clothing House
Cresco, Iowa
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Mobile, Ala.
Low Colonists' Fares to California
Via the Chicago, Milwaukee &
St. Paul Railway.
Daily from August 25th to Septem
ber 9th, and from from October 1st to
October 15th, 1910, low oneway colon
ists' fares in effect to San Francisco,
Los Angeles, San Diego and many oth
er points in California, Arizona and
Nevada via the Milwaukee & St. Paul
Railway and connections. For exact
fares, routes and train service, inquire
of local C., M. & St P. Ry. agent, or
write F. A. Miller, General Passenger
Chicago. 104w3
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PUBLISHED TUESDAYS AND FRIDAYS
$1.00 PER YEAR
Vol. LII.
This week the PLAIN DEALER com
mences the 52nd year of its existence,
and with the largest subscription list
and better equipment than at an/
previous time in its history. The
PLAIN DEALER is unique in that at
all times since its founding, one or
more of the Mead family has been in
ownership "or control, and at the
present time F. J. Mead, whose name
appears as publisher of the first num
ber is still at work in the oflicc setting
type every working day in the year.
With the exception of the Clemmer
drug store, the PLAIN DEALER is the
only surviving business venture of the
old New Oregon days.
Picnic at Daly's Flats.
There will be a picnic at Daly's
Flats on Thursday, Sept. 8th, with
speaking, amusements and sports of
all kinds. All who are suffering from
heart trouble had better remain at
home as the excitement and wonderful
achievements of the day will be sudden
and startling.
Music will be furnished throughout
the day by the Harmony Band.
Horse races, foot races, bicycle'
races, pie eating contest, tug-of-war—
Minnesota vs Iowa, base ball—Harmo
ny vs Dry Creek.
Grand dance afternoon and evening.
Music by Fisk's Harp Orchestra.
Corner Stone Laid.
With short but fitting ceremonies,
the corner stone of the new St.
Joseph's Mercy Hospital was laid last
Tuesday afternoon and were per
formed by Father Murtagh. An item
in the Dubuque Telegraph concerning
the new hospital states that the Mayos
will operate here regularly., and that a
training school for nurses will also be
established in connection with the reg
ular hospital work.
Household Goods at Auction.
I will sell at auction at my resi
dence,, second block west of the M. E.
church, Cresco, Saturday afternoon.
Sept. 10th, commencing at 2 o'clock,
two hard coal stoves, sewing machine,
good phonograph, bureaus, tables,
cupboard, chairs, carpets, a big lot of
dishes, and a large amount of other
household goods, all on the usual
terms. M. H. TINKER, PROP.
E. M. STOCKMAN. Auctioneer.
How Cheap You
could buy a barn of N. B. Wheeler!
Come and see me.
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