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:%m. ASA FORREST, JR. Criminal Law. General court practice Lrnd Titlea. Conveyancing, Probating of Estate, Willdra «B, Co eotions, Con fidental agents. 200 East 8th St. Phone No. 10. Canton, Sonth Dakota. Cyrus L. Wendt, flymeiu ud Fairview, S. D. PROFESSIONAL CALLS ANSWERED ^AT ALL HOURS. A. H. Rogers, M. D. iMMftpthic Physician ud Strgwn. General Prtwtloe. Specialty—Diteatet of Children. Office In Linn-Kennedy Block, Canton, 8. D. HeeMenee, Flnt aouth of Harlan Houtt. K. P. SMITH, ..jmmwmwmwi* CLOUD, PRESIDENT PflLflGE LIVERY STAPLE, pn wir Props: Corner of 4th sad Main Streets. jfc We do a general livery busi ness and invite your patronage. Single or double rigs* moments notice. at a E. A. Jones, Stenographer Typewriter and Notary Public. Office with State's Attorney Benedict. A. R. BROWN H. t. BROWN Brown & Brown, LAWYERS. -omoi— Oorner Broadway and 5th Strati. J. Kentner Elliott,' Attori|«|j| mk L«W, Office ABOVE POSTOFFICE. F.T. CTJTHBERT A. B. CARLSON CITHBE&T ts CAKL80S, LAWYERS. Canton, S. Dak. Chas. O. Knudson, AHorqcii 1-«W. Office over Christopher & Olson. C. B. Kennedy, ATTORNEY AT LAW, CANTON. State and U. S. court practice PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON, Otfloe over Linboln County Bank Canton. Residence 3 doors south of the Harlan House. JOHN JOHNSON, VICE-PRESIDENT. Sell the only heating stove made which makes the owner independent from the Wagons, Buggies and Corn Shelters. Kraoz lira., pDR BALE, RENT OR EXCHANGE. Farmers and others can use this col nmn 10 advantage. Advertisements in thia special oajtamn 5 cents a line. Full Blooded Poland China Hogs I will offer for sale a nice lot of these next Saturday, Nov. 28, at Canton, S D. Don't miss the sale. 1 JOHN C. SOLEM Civil Law. Forrest & Solem, Lawyers. Birgwi, Canton, S. D. Office in Wendt block $th st. R. Hetlesater, M. D. fhj8kiai u4 SirgMi. Office in Linn-kennedy Block. House 148, call 2 Canton. Phone onpe 143, call 8 So. Dak. J. F. DUSTIN, M. D. O. S. HANSON. Quarter Section For Sftle. Northeast quarter, section 23, town ship 97, Range 50, Lincoln county, all under cultivation, for sale Apply to 4tf C. B. KENNEDY. —For fine job work call at the LEAD EB office. It can't be beat. Bosiness House for Sale. Thedonble store building on the cor ner of Main and 6th streets, lots 44x 182, will lie sold at right figure. Apply to ROBT. CONNELL. 22- In Feed Store. 40 SHEEP FOR SALE. 4Q head of registered Shorpehire sheep for sale. 85 ewes and 5 bucks. Will be sold cheap as I am going out of the sheep business Come' in and see me and make good money. SAM THORSON 18 Syndicate Block In the District Court of the United States for the District of South Dakota, Southern Division. In the matter of Willie B. Opperud, J-IN BANKRUPTCY. Bankrupt. To the creditors of Willie B. Opperud, of the City of Canton. In tbe county of Lincoln, and district aforesaid, a bankrupt. Notice is hereby given that on tbe 19th day of November, A. D., 1908. tbe said Willie H. Opperud was duly adjudicated bankrupt, and that the first meetlngof his creditors will be held at the offlce of Henry A. Huller, at the city of Slonx Falls, Minnehaha county, state of South Dakota, on the 30th day of November A. D., 1908, at ten o'clock In the forenoon, at which time the said creditors may attend, prove their claims, appoint a trustee, examine the bankrupt and transact such other business as may properly come before said meeting. Dated at Sioux Falls, this lflth day of November, A. D„ IMS. HENRY A. MDLI.BR, C. O. Referee in Bankruptcy. KHODSOH, Attorney for Petitioner. Notice to Creditors. STATE OF SOOTH DAKOTA, I ss: County of Lincoln. In County Court. In the matter of the estate of O. Norlle deceased. Notice is hereby given by the undersigned administrator of the estate of O. H. Norlle deoeased. to the creditors of, and all persons having claims against the said deoeased, to exhibit them with the neoessary vouchers within six months after the first publication of this notice, to thd said administrator at his home In Canton township, in the County of Lincoln, S. D. Dated at Canton, S. D., Nov. IS, 1903. PBKBT JUS!.. Administrator of the estate of O. H. Norlie deceased, C. O. KHUDSON, Attorney for said Administrator. Notice of Tax Deed.. STATE OF SOUTH DAKOTA 1 County of Lincoln, The State of South Dakota sends greeting to John W. Beard owner of the title of the land or lots herein mentioned: You are hereby notified that on tbe fourth day of November. A. D. 1901, tbe then treasurer of said county of Lincoln, exposed for sale and sold the following real estate towlt: lots one (l),two(», and (6), bjook 39. Rudolph's ad dition to tbe City of Canton, Lincoln County. Soutb Dakota, for the taxes for the year 1900, there and then due and delinquent thereon: that at the said place Amanda Naylor the undersigned, bid tbe amount of the said taxes. Interest and cost, and is now the lawful owner and bolder of the certificate of purchase there of, and that the right of redemption will expire and a deed for the land will be made unless redemption from such sale be made within sixty days from the date of compleded service of this notice on you. Dated at Canton, S. D.. Nov. 19,1903. AMANDA NAYLOR, Holder of said Certificate. W. E. CLOUD, SEO'Y & TREAS. Ldmei, No old stock. No .Cull?. Everything is bright and new. lumber is ail .strictly up to grade and our prices you intend to do any building give us a call and you some money. Milling Wheat. Wanted immediately the best grade milling wheat at Beloit mill Highest price paid I coil, WK MO TILING, All sizes of Tiling. Bloomer Patent Staggered I Stay Field Fencing. Our If save right. c%n A. E. STOWELL, Manager. Dir. J. C. Bigelow of Clark, South Dakota, field secretary of the Dakota University of Mitchell, talked to Rev. Swickard's congregation last Sunday morning on education. It was an ad dress by a gentleman who knows how to entertain a congregation. He is forceful, clear and brilliant in illuatra' tion, and commands the cloeest atten tion. The Dakota University has an able advocate in Dr. Bigelow, and if the institution is not out of debt in a year it will not be his fault. He will always have a large congregation when he comes to Canton. A child of Mrs. Geo. T. Benson, when getting his usual Saturday night bath, stepped bach against a hot stove which burned him severely. The child was in great agony and his mother could do nothing to pasify him. Remembering that she had a bottle of Chamberlain's Pain Balm in the house, she thought she would try it. In less than a half an hour after applying it the child was quiet and asleep, and in less than two weeks was well. Mrs Benson is a well known resident of. Kellar, Va. Pain Balm is a antiseptic liniment and espec iaily valuable for bums, cuts, bruses and sprains. For sale by 1.11. Helmey & Co FULL PATENT E.J. ELLIOTT. -T!G, S.'D. __ When you buy STANDBRD FLOUR you get the best. TRY IT. W. F. Gray. Eaat Side of Court House. PLANING MILL. SATRUM BROS. Will be pleased to help you out with anything in the line of Interior Fli)lahli)gf Scrolled and turned work, in soft or hard wood, at a reasonable price Also handle plain or ornamental GLASS. Satrum Bros. CHICHESTER'S [NQLI iitHinUabftiM CHICHESTER'S in BED and fiflli mUUlo bolta.'aMM with bin. ribbon. Take a. other. tl.M*. BnjofjHrDrmlaiWMd^ •umpii fcr PUHHIIH, Tctln. "Relief fbr —A new invoice of bananas just re' oeived. Very fine. TOSSINI —Are you going to paint? See Dr. Noid's big stock and make your selec tion. The first snow of the season made its appearance Tuesday morning, coming with a mild east wind. Mrs. Thomas Thorson returned home last Sunday from her Minnesota trip, and visit with her parents Born a son to Mr. and Mrs. August Swanson of Dayton township. Tuee day November 24. SS3 Mrs. Maud Lee of Gamer, Iowa, la in the city on a visit with her parents. Mr. and Mrs. Ed Shufelt. Editor Hetleatad of Worthing, among our genial and pleasant visitors Wednesday. He was on bis way home to prepare for his big turkey feast. Rev. A. C. Shepherd came over from Vermillion on Tuesday to attend a meeting of the assembly oommittee. His Canton friends gave him a most cordial welcome. The rummage sale disposed of |90, worth of rummage goods up to Tuet day afternoon and adjourned to Satur day to close out the entire stock, when some great bargains w^ll be ottered. Knut S. Radd was in Canton Tues day accompanied by his bride enronte home to Mitchell. Mr. Rudd was married to Miss Hilda Olson at Ln verne, Minnesota on Nov. 19. Both formerly lived in this county. Mr. Storjohann was over from In wood Tuesday to complete his inter veiw with Dr. O'Neil. He said he would not visit the LEADER office again until he could "come with a thanks giving smile—something just as sweet and cheering and seraphic a» the smile of a blushing bridegroom." Wonder if tbe language had any double meaning. William Covert, who came to Lin coln county 15 years ago, and lived a mile east and sonth of Leeville in Lincoln township, dropped dead in a drug store at Beresford last Saturday. Heart disease was the cause of death. He was a member of the Methodist church and a very active churchman always helping by his influence and money. He will be greatly missed in the Pioneer church and the whole cir cuit His wife died some years ago, and his family of sons and daughters are residents of South Dakota and Washington, and the deceased was get ting ready to join his sons in tbe far west when the final summons came. It's like a "dip in the fountain of youth." Touches the cheek so gently that "youth lingers on the face of old age." That's what Rocky Mountian Tea does. 35 cents. For Atle by M. HELMEY & Co Presiding Elder Dobson, of Huron, Presiding Elder Jenkins, of Sioux Falls, Rev. A. C. Shepherd, Verniillidn, Rev. W. O. Redfield, Hartford, Rev. R. B. Beavis, Dell Rapids, Rev. Swiokard, Ernest Wendt. Judge Kennedy, Edgar Dean, Ed. L. Wendt and Erwin Repp, of this citr, held a meeting Tuesday afternoon and evening, during which the program for next year's assembly was discussed, and among other things the date was fixed at June 80 to July 12. The state encampment of the G. A. will have the assembly grounds and auditorium Itom June 28th to 30th, the assembly opening on the evening of the 80th. The program committee of which Dr. Dobson is chairman, is ar ranging to give the people a line of talent and special attractions superior in everyway to anything ever given in the state. The meeting was called by President Dean and the result of the conference was gratifying to all. Attorney A. B. Carlson returned from his hurried trip to Norway on Mondays train from the east, and Mrs. Carlson was at the depot to meet him. Mr. Carlson left for Norway about six weeks ago to look after the interests of client in an estate. He says the At lantic ocean is a whooper when it gets steam up and the best of the great ocean greyhounds have to take water. He was duly initiatcdln the first, sec ond and third degrees of King Nep tune's royal court of stomach contri bution to the ooean, and he says at one time when rebellion reigned supreme within him, he conld have faced Nep tune in his secret home among the rol ling billows without a kick. All these disagreeable features of ocean travel came to him on his way eastward, and by the time he struok the North sea be was fit to reef a topsail In a howling gale and his sea legs were as solid as Sioux Falls granite. He found the people of Norway wideawake and hust. ling and enjoyed the visit very much. His trip westward was one of pleasure and the rolling mountains of foam crested billows had no terrors for him He feels as sound as any salts sea sailor and twice as happy at getting back to Canton. Report of the Condition of the INCOLN COUNTY BANK, ofCutra, 8. B. at the Close of iwiicss, NOT. 17th, 1MB, BKSOUBOB8. Loans and Discounts IMS tot 08 Overdrafts' by solvent customers... 8 1B7 68 Current expenses. Taxes paid Banking house Furniture and fixtures Cash on hand and in banks. Total Capital Surplus Um MITMttiBOBiali. m," to Mur, by re. tnr. Mall. 1#,0#4 Soldbf .11 Drunira. OhtehMtor ChnlMl thlaswpw. M.Usia M»«m FILi. rS ... S MS S3 387 44 .. 8 000 00 ... 1 400 00 ... 838 OS SS10 078 49 LIABILITIES. •90 000 00 3 800 00 7 910 33 rpl divided profits. Deposits ..ITO 068 96 Total 910 078 49 State of South Dakota, ss. County of Lincoln, I, O. K. Brown cashier of the above named bank, do solemnly swear that the above state ment is true and correct. OSCAR K. BROWN, Cashier. Subscribed and sworn to before me this 95th day of NOT. A.D. 1903. H.'N. COOPER, Notary Public Nick Stevens is laid up with a bad cold or grip. Roy Smith Is home from Chicago for Thanksgiving. A number of Cantonites attended the funeral of Ole Overseth Tuesday L. J. Hecker has moved into the Claude Treat house jnst north of Mr. Woers Simon Hanson is home from North Dakota where he was holding down claim for a time. —When yon want a good, solid and up to date pair of shoee call at Upland Bros, and get their prices. Miss Anna Jaoobson came down from Madison Tuseday to spend Thanks giving with her parents in Norway township. •Family groups a specialty at Knudt son's studio.over Puckett Bros, store. County Treasurer Slade has pur ohased the Spicer property on Cedar street, and the house will be hand somely fitted up for Mrs. Slade who will mows up from Hudson at once. Tbe ladies of the Lutheran church gave asocial in Grieg hall last Satur day evening! Supper was served to nearly 200 people, .after which an auo' tion of fancy articles was held, and this produced good financial results Mr. J. T. Hansen was the auctioneer and he proved his ability as a salesman. The supper and sale netted about 9180. The ladies were highly complimented for the splendid supper served. A few more maps of Lincoln county left. When this supply is gone, it will be a long time before yon can bny a good wall map of your county for $1.00, with the name of every land owner marked in plain letters. Secretary Guinter of the Gold River mining and power company, arrived home from British Columbia last Saturday smiling and happy, and feel inglike a man who has millions in sight. He baa been so busy since com ing home that we have been unable .to see him long enough to learn the exact condition of affairs, but he said enough to convince ns that tha.Gold River pro position Is a Winner both in gold and water power. It adds spice to dreary life, en courages the hnman heart, lifts one out of despair, breathes new life and con fidence. That's what Rocky Moun tain Tea will do. 85 cents For sale by I. M. Helmey & Co. Col. William Powers of Yankton favored this offlce with a call Tuesday and it was enjoyed though brief. Col. Powers looks happy and his smil ing face bore evidence of contentment. He and the writer used to be "boys" together in Yankton many years ago, and while the years keep rolling over our heads Col. Powers maintains his youthful appearance and good looks, but that is not to be wondered at as he was one of the handsomest men that ever stood up for Yankton when she needed men of courage and judgment. Second Lieut Edward Berg has been promoted to Captain of Company "E." by reason of the resignation of bis senior officers, and the promotion is a well merited compliment to a good officer Captain Berg will put Com pany "E" in the front rank among the best drilled companies in the state, because he knows the importance of a well drilled body of men. Perfection in drill is tbe chief aim of good sol diers, and the LEADER congratulates Captain Berg and hopes to see men who are ambitious in this line eleeted Satur day evening. —Apples, bananas, nuts, candies. Everything of the best at Tossini's. On Tuesday evening about forty young people gathered at the home of Edwin Hammitt, the occasion being a social given by the league. A time was spent in general hand shaking—the various greetings of China, Turkey, France, etc., being used, then all join ed in a good "Methodist handshake." cake contest was engaged in. The winners Miss Elton and Mr. Edwin Hammitt receiving a large cake and Miss Dottie Elton and Cheeter Kenni sona small one. After playing bean bags and various other games, refresh ments were served and the time of leave taking arrived all too soon. The verdict of all being, "We had a very fine time." —Tossini has an alarm clock for the holiday trade that will delight the little folks. Something unique. Report of the Condition of the FARMERS' STATE RANK, OF CANTON, S. D. At the Close of Business on the 17th Day of Nov., 1903, Made in Compliance With the Call of the State. Xxaminer. RBSOUHCFES. Bills Discounted Overdrafts Furniture and Fixtures Expense Total 114 313 56 State of South Dakota, I ss: County of Lincoln. I, C. H. Cassill, cashier of the above named bank, do solemnly swear that the foregoing statement 1B true and correot. ill* 11 *rifK We (also .. 185 965 57 ... 1 557 31 190 00 3 OT4 93 Cash on hand and due from banks 95 995 75 Total 114 313 56 LIABILITIES. Capital stock us 000 00 Surplus BOO 00 Undivided profits 4 813 59 Deposits 84 0U0 04 C. H. CASSILL, Cashier. Subscribed and sworn to before me this 9Sth day of Nov. 19113. E. A. ones, [SEAL] Notary Publie. Cured ot Piles After 40 Y*ara. Mr. C. Haney, of Geneva, O., had tbe piles for 40 years. Doctors and dollars could do him no lasting good. DeWitt's Witch Hazel Salve.cured him permanently. Invaluable for cuts, burns, bruises, sprains, laceirations, eczema,tetter, salt rhenm, and all other skin diseaaes. Look for the nam^ DeWict on the package—all others are cheap, worthless counterfeits. Sold I. M. Helmey & Co. Caiitoii, S. p. ring BUTTER AND Owing to the heavy shrinkage in butter and eggs dur ing hot weather, we have not been handling them, Tut now we are again prepared to buy all the butter and eggs offered us at the highest market 'price. We also guarantee to save our customers money on any thing in the line of Dry Goods, Groceries or Shoes. Compare our prices with those you have paid other stores or with any catalogue prices from Chicago or else where. Grocery Department. Best Granulated Sugar, 100 lb. sack.. Best Granulated Sugar, 20 lbs. Standard Oil, per gallon. All regular 50c Tobacco, Spear Head, Climax, etc., 45c, 2 lbs. for 85c. Battle Ax, Standard Navy, etc., 3 lbs. for $1.00. Good Canned Corn, 3 for 25c. Good Canned Tomatoes, 3 for 25c. 3 lb. can Pears, Peaches, Apricots, only 10c per can. Coffee: Arbuckle's, Lion, ete., per lb. 106. Good grade Peaberry coffee, regular 20c grade, only 12$c. Good grade Rio coffee, regular 20c value, only 124c. Fair grade Rio coffee only 9c. per lb. Elk Tea, best tea in town, only 50c per lb. Grape Nuts, Cream of Wheat, Bromongelon, Shred. Wheat Biscuit, 2 pkgs. for 25c. Egg-o-See, Vigor, Excello, 3 pkgs. for 25e. Malta Ceres, 2 pkgs. for 15c. Best 5 lb package oatmeal 20c per pkg. Sioux Pkg Starch (regular 10c value) only 4c a pound. Beat Em All Soup—Seven bars 25 cents. Pearline, seven packages for 25c. Best Tapioca 5c per lb.' Best Sago 5c per lb. Best Cream Cheese 15c per lb. Best 3X Norway Herring 8c a pound. Bjelland Fish balls—3 cans for 50c (regular 25c can) Good flat can salmon 10c. High grade blood red salmon 3 cans for 50c. Best Torek stock fish per lb 12£c. Yeast foam 2 pkgs for 5c. Best New York Apples—per barrel $3 35, Best New York Apples per peck 30c. Best breakfast bacon 16c. Best ham 16c. Picnic hams 10c. Dry Salt Meat per lb 10c. Cranberries per quart 10c. 1 Dry Goods Department Our stock of Dry Goods is by far the largest in Lincoln county and our prices we will guarantee always to be as low and usually lower than the same grade of goods can be bought for elsewhere. We have not room here to tell you about our many bar gains, but would like you to call at our store and see what we have to offer yjsu. SPECIA&^jjparge 72x66 comforter, well made, regular $1.25 value, our price only 85c. if A regular 10-4 cotton blanket, good heavy nap, desirable borders, only 45c per pair. Puckett Bros. Main Street. CANTON, SOUTH DAK. The Mutual Lumber Company, Successors to St. Croix Lumber Co. Wholesale and Retail Dealers in all Kinds ot Lumber and Building Material, Posts, Lime, Flint, Plaster and Yankton^ Portland Cement. sell the BEST Wire Fencing—Manufactured by The AMERICAN STEEL & WIRE CO. Let lis Figure on 'your Lumber Bills. Call on Us, or Phone 41 Streitton. iVIgrv Notice to Land Seekers We have land for sale in the following counties in North Dakota: Logan, Ransom, Mcintosh, Stuttsman, Dickey, Kidder, Burleigh and Morton. PRICES $4.fi0 TO $10 PER ACRE. On easy terms. Free homesteads adjoining lands in last three counties. Also land for sale in the. following counties in South Dakota: Beadle, Brown, Clark, Codington, Custer, Day, Deuel, Faulk, Grant, Hand, Hamlin, Hughes, Hutchinson, Hyde, McPherson, Brule, Potter, Spink, Kingsbury, Aurora, Sully and Charles Mix. We make a specialty of locating on free homesteads in both states. You will save money by seeing us if you want a good cheap home. Notice. There will be a meeting of ihe stock holders of the Lincoln County Agricul tural Society held at the court house in Canton, S. on Saturday Dec. 5,1903, at 2 o'clock p. ill At this meeting the question of perfecting the title to the grounds will be considered. A full at tendance is desired^ Dated Nov 24, 1903p H. N. COOPER, N. NASH, Secretary. President. —Paints in every shade and tbe best it Dr. Noid's- Kennison & Bradshaw. $4.85 $1.00 I5C Horse Shoe, A Good Kama. From personal experience I testify that DeWitts Little Early Risers are unequalled as a liver pill. They are rightly named because they give strength and energy and do their work withease —W. T. Easton, Boerne, Tex. Thousands of people are uaing tiny little pills in preference to all others, because they are so pleasant and effectual They cure WHonsnnss. torpid liver, juandice, sick headache, constipation, etc. They do not purge and weaken, but cleanse and strengthen. Sold by I. M. Helmey & Co. •SEP tv \.