that's a fine carriage, and a tall proud horse to go with it!
spinsur on 21st March 2013 @ 7:08am
I recognized him as soon as I opened the photo.
Looks just like the guy with the fine looking car in #298.
He must have had an eye for good quality.
Probably why he lived in Hood River.
l.e. on 21st March 2013 @ 7:48am
Related to the Kresse's that had the pharmacy?
Judy on 21st March 2013 @ 10:37am
He was a druggist.
Jeffrey Bryant on 21st March 2013 @ 5:25pm
The spelling is atrocious, but this Jan. 11, 1913 Oregonian article tells about the hazards Herman Kresse had to deal with as a druggist.
COCAINE IS ROBBER'S LOOT
Hood ISiver Pharmacist Held Up by
Slave to the Drug Habit.
HOOD RIVER, Or, Jan. 10. (Spe
cial.) L. W. Wright, a janitor of this
city, craving cocaine, to which drug
he is a slave, last night entered the
drug store of C. A- Plath and, holding
up the clerk. Herman Kresse, securea
a large quantity of the drug.
right entered the store and rushed
at Kresse with one of his hands in
his coat pocket, which was made to
bulge as if he had a pistol concealed
there. Altnough the man had no gun,
the drug clerk obeyed his orders when
the former commanded him' to raise
his hands and show him where all of
toe cocaine and morphine in the bouse
Securing a handful of the drug, the
man rushed from the building. The
pharmacy clerk called Policeman Rob
ert Stone, who went to Wright's little
shack in the east end of the city and
arrested him. a
l.e. on 21st March 2013 @ 9:43pm