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I fa jpq, Jr'ss fs Are You Going To Buy for rt&E CHRISTMAS. We would suggest that our store is as good, and we think a little better than other places. We do know that Customers Come here because every dollar they more to make a merry and delightful Christmas than money you spend elsewhere. Thats wnat makes this store a SsiOWVQ Let us1 invite you to line of. st uand we assure you everything is first-class and of the very latest style. Now we are going to make the children happy. OYS.ATiCOST We desire to close out our entire line of toys in order to make room for our increased stock of dry goods, furnishing goods and millinery. We need the room now occupied by our stock of toys land will sell everything at THOMPSON} ff AMEK it« \c 6 ir -VJ, Vr* .«•"• ,"•.'..•"•1.. /.ST.-.•:!•( with us spend goes farther, lasts longer, gives more satisfaction gets more quantity, gets and does m°re quality, call and examine our large ifV Goods, f" ACTUAL COST! This means just what it says, we must and sell them. .and Millinery. will COUNTY CORRESPONDENCE. Davis City. K. J. Harmon enjoyed a visit .from his sons George, Att and Jim, ail from Creston, which is the first time they nil had been at home at once for about three years. I The meetings at the Union church still continue an.I considerable interest is being manifested. Sherm Wheeler and wife, of Blythe dale, are visiting Dr. Wheeler and fam ily. Mrs. Maggie Brown, of Leon, spent Thanksgiving with her mother in this city. Dr. Chase, from St. Louis, has opened up an office on Mill street in the old Advance building. Mrs. H. Ewing gave a dinner to her married children and a few other friends. Uncle John Bennett enjoyed a visit from his daughter of Leon the past W6G1C« Married, at the residence of the grooms parents, Mr. and Mrs. W. C. Hamilton, on Wednesday evening, S. M. Hamilton to Miss Mary Dobozy, of New Buda. An elegant supper was served to about forty invited guesta, and the Davis City Cornet Band was in attendance and gave them some delicious music. Both the contracting parties are well and fav orably known, and we with a host of others extend to this young couple^ our best wishes for their future happiness and prosperity. May their life ever be one of sunshine and roses is the wish of ye correspondent. Lee Hartshorn left for Tama county Iowa, to attend school the ooming Bea son. Frank Bullock and family left for St. Joe Tuesday where Mn Bullock has se^ cured a position in a fence factory. Oscar Grimes and wife left for Gilman, Mo., on Monday of last week. R. Hartshorn has moved his family to town and occupies the Dr. Horner resi deuce. No one can reasonably hope for good health unless his bowels move once each day. When this is not attended to, dis orders of the stomach arise, biliousness headache, dyspepsia and piles soon fol [low. If you wish to avoid these ail ments keep your bowels regular by tak ing Chamberlain's Stomach and Liver [Tablets when required. They are easy to take and mild and gentle in effect For sale bv W. A. Alexander. MATRIMONIAL, ,v HARRIS—I. ANDES. At the home of the bride's parents Capt. and Mrs. John Landes, at Wester ville, at high noon Thursday, Nov. 29 1900, occurred the wedding of Mr. El mer S. Harris and Miss Mary Landes. the ceremony being performed by Elder R. W. Castor, pastor of the Christian church of Leon. The wedding was a quiet home affair being witnessed only by the relatives and immediate friends of the contract ing parties, after which an elaborate wedding repast was served. The groom is one of our most com' i„_. petent and trustworthy young business |men)amember of the firm of J. A. Har ris & Bros,, of the Leon Marble Works, The bride is a noble and culture.dia de lady, well worthy of. hkuhds here and votion. The'r Some cough remedies hide a cough they drug it into silence, but the irrita tion stays in the lungs to cause trouble. Morley's Honey Pectoral soothes, heals, strengthens and cures thoroughly. The cough stops because the cause is"remov ed. Price 25 cents. Sold by agent in every town. Free trial bottles at L. Van Werden's. This signature is on every box of the genuine laxative Bromo-Quinhie Tabieu the remedy that cue* a cold Is Me dajr Hunters should keep it in mind that it is unlawful to enter upon anybody's premises without permission for the pur pose of indulging their shooting propen sities. Every man's farm is his pastle. His authority is absolute, and the law protects him in excluding all tresspass ers. If you desire to hunt on the prem ises of another first ask permission to do so. Keep this in mind and you may save yourself trouble and expense. To Cure a Cold In One Day Take Laxative Bromo-Quinine Tablets. All druggists refund the money if it fails to cure. E. W. Grove's signature is on each box. 25c. Rubbers! Rubbers!! Rubbers!!! Rubbers!!!! The Leon Shoe Store. «i. Van Wert Mills. I will grind buckwheat on Friday and chop and meal on Saturday of each week. M. P. GABBER. Business Opportunities on the line of the Chicago Great Western Ry. in Illi. nois, Iowa, Minnesota and Missouri First class openings in growing towns for all kinds of business and for manu factoring. Our list includes locations for blacksmiths, doctors, dressmakers, furniture, grain and live stock buyers, general merchandise, hard ware, harness, tailors, cold storage, creameries and can ning factories. Write fully in regard to your requirements so that we may advise you intelligently. Address W. Reed, Industrial Agent, C. G. W* Uy. 01 Endicott Bldg., St. Paul, Minn. ,-JJrs.Chas. Hudson. Denver, Colo, writes: "Both my ohlldren had bad cases of whooping cQ&gh and nothinK seemed to help them Beggs'Cherry Cough Syrup eflectcda quick cure." That's what It's GUARANTIED to do. Cures coughs, colds, croup, lagrippe, pneu monia and consumption. McQrath & Still, Woodland. When you want a bright,lasting shine put on your shoes in an artistic manner, call on Back Peugh, at the Hotel Leon. He gives the best shine black or tan in Leon. Headache and dizziness are quickly cured by Morley's Little Liver Pills for Bilious People, They arouse the Torpid Liv.sr, work off the BILE and cure Oonitipation. One a doaa. Sold by L. Van Werden. Mather—the 30 years dentist of over 50 years experience is at Jeon on the morning of the. 27th and will remain until the last of every month. For Oklahoma real estate, write or call on c. B. Jordan. Enid, O. T. Jell-0, The New Desert, pleases all the family. Four flavorsLemon, Orange, Raspberry and Htrawberry. At your grocers. lO cts. Try it to day. 8eaaoned native lumber, dimension stuff and bridge plank, material for house and barn frames always on hand, D. CLOSE. Buy Buss' Bleaching BJue at Caster's THE CHURCHES. Rev.- W. H. Usley will preach at Crown c.iapel next Sunday at 3 p. m. Rev. Joseph Stephen will preach at Fair View M. E. church on Sunday after noon at 3 o'clock. Regular preaching services at the Christian church next Lord's day. Ser mon themes: Morning, "The Power of Conviction." Evening, "To-morrOw." There will be the usual preaching Ber vice at the Presbyterian church next Sabbath morning. In the evening there will be a song and praise service entitled An Evening With Hymns and Hymn Writers." All lovers of good music will enjoy this service. Don't fail to hear the two special ser moos at the M. E. church on Sunday next by the pastor. Morning, the sec ond discourse on the subject, "Things the People of Leon Ought to Quit, Evening, 7.30, "Human and Divine Courtship, What is it, and What is it For?" This is the second on "Love, Courtship and Marriage." You are earnestly invited to attend the services. The morning service at the Christian church last Lord's day was conducted by the Christian Women's Board of Missions. Papers were read by Mrs. W. R. Ellinwood, Mrs. R. W. Castor, Mrs. Roe Caster, Mrs. Marion Woodard and Miss Harriet Kirkpatrick which gave a brief outline of the work of the C. W. B. M. at home and in foreign fields. Many appropriate songs were sung and a recitation by Miss Marion Woodard completed an interesting program rend ered before an attentive audience. The Ladies Guild assisted by the young ladies will give an orange social at the M. E. church'next Tuesday even ing, Dec. 11. The program will consist of rnuso and biographical sketches ar ranged in the form of a contest. At the door each gentleman will receive a rose containing the name of the lady who will assist him in guessing the sketches. Branches of artificial oranges will be given to the successful contestants. All who wish to join the conteBt Tatman. -ram a bright and pros- Joiuture. Mr. and Mrs. Landes have gone to housekeeping in the groom's cozy resi dence on east 4th street which he bad all furnished fori his bride. '5^ are re quested to bring pencil and paper. Ad mission 15 cents, including light refresh ments, children under ten years of age 10 cents. The following'is the program Organ Voluntary Miss Grace Morrill Duet Mesdames Stephen and Daugherty Novelist Miss Ethel Crulckshank Humorist .Miss Marlon Stookey Solo Miss Nellie Shumway Artist Miss Charlotte Vogl Dramatist Miss Lelah Osborn Duet .Misses Tatman and Metier Pianist Miss Bertha Sanders Philanthropist Miss Edith McCoy Solo... Mrs. O. E. Hull Journalist ...... Miss Bessie Cowden Evangelist.... Miss Maude Metier Male Quartette—Warner, Conrey, Llndsey and Lady Correspondent Wanted. I want to hear from any lady who has stomach trouble. 1 will recommend Dr. Caldwell's Syrup Pepsin and guarantee itTto_cure. Yours Truly, L. VAN WKRDES At 33} Off. That's the price we will make on the entire sample line of underwear which we have purcb^^.^g/^co. which sale housgj ESd Saturday, Nov. 16th and 17th. They can't be duplicated and you may not have another such chance. Call and see. THE BEE HIVE, We wist to seoure the services of a local or traveling salesman to sell our line of lubrica ting and refined oils, greases, paints and white lead. Salary or commission. Address THE AMERICAN PETROLEUM PRODUCT Co. Office and Keflnery, Findlay, Ohio. WANTED—A hustling man to deliver and collect. No canvassing. Salary ISO per month pegn|nent position^ tteferenoe and ._ security roquHfcd. Address 16. H. Sherwood, 15*. Manager, 8W Maple -St.,<p></p>Catarrh /'resi.on. Ipwa, 10*J| Is a disease of the mucous membrane or Inner lining of the nose, throat, lungs, stomach, bowels and other organs. It is caused by a cold or suc cession of colds Irritating the delicate surfaces, and is promoted by scrofulous taints In the blood, A It Is especially dangerous In persons having a predisposition to consumption. In these and all other catarrhal cases, Hood's Sarsaparilla so thor oughly renovates the blood and re stores strength that it permanently cures. In fact, because of the character of the disease, and peculiar merit of the remedy, Hood's Sarsaparilla is the onljr common sente treatment for catarrh. Hood's Sarsaparilla Promises to cure and keeps the prom' ise. No substitute for Hood's acts like Hood'a—be sure to get Hood's. ORIGINAL NOTICE, In the District Court of Decatur county, Iowa, January Term, 1901, Isaac Winters, plaintiff, against Daniel Winters, Urs. Daniel Winters, Carl He Broom, Mrs. Carl MoBroom, Jane Hensley and her husband, Mrs. Minerva Berr and her hus band, George Winters. Mrs. George Winters, Mary Hutton and Hutton her husband, de fendants. 1 To said Defendants: You are hereby notified that there is now on file in the office of the Clerk of the District Court of Deoatur county, Iowa, Ihe-petitlon of the plaintiff aforesaid, claiming of you that he Is the absolute and unqualified owner of the south-east U. of the south-east of section' 1& township 70, raqge 24, W. S p. m. situated In Decatur county, Iowa. That he acquired said ownership by purchase and the plaintiff has absolute, open, notorious and adverse had pobsession of said laud for about forty years last past. Plaintiff asks thac the title in said land be quieted in him, and that you and each of you be out off, barred and estopped from adverse to 1 olaiming any interest in and to said real estate adverse to the plaintiff. Plaintiff asks general equitable relief. See petition. You are also notified that unless you appear thereto and defend before noon of the second day of the term of said District Court of Deca tur county, to be held On the Slst day of JanU' ary, A. D. 1901, a default will be entered against you and judgment and decree render ed thereon. c. W. HOFFMAN,' l5'4t Attorney for plaintiff. DIAMONDS WEAR OTHERSI Newly Discovered 6em Jk South America. from BRIGHT, SPARKLIN6, BEAUTIFUL. The finest Imitations In the world. For brlUlinoe they equal the genuine. Puzzle experts. Tney can only tell the difference by a test. Set In 14 earat gold filled mountings and warranted 10 years. Will retain their brilliancy forever. Workmanship could not he better if they cost twenty times the price asked. To introduce these semi-precious gems we will offer them at about the value of the mounting, They will rmore than treble in price In six months. Any of the above artloles sent by Registered mail on recept of 12.50, 11 not as represented your money -Will 7^u!d!dc|^feWrGwW-et^-8Ue PA'NY Spltzer.butidinjf, ToledoT Ohio. fc jgggj PURELY PERSONAL. SVnfcralnVLTm4eltherln°per»on or by bat$8?* note.l I- John Stout had business at Lamoni Thursday. Thomas Teale had business at Lamont last Friday. lasl J. J. Smith made a business trip to Osoe ola Monday. B. W. Garrett wai a passenger for Dee Moines yesterday. W. W. Morrow, of Afton, had business in this eliy Friday. Dr. B. R. McAllaster had business at Decatur yesterday. Elder J. M. Brown was a passenger for Pleasanton Saturday.'' 8. Metier, of Garden Grove, was In Leon a few hours Monday. G. B. Daugherty was down at Ridgeway last week buying horses. Miss Alta Morgan returned Friday from a short visit at Humes ton. S. E. Bowman and Wm. Doran had busi ness at Dav is City Tuesday. Dr. F. A. Bowman and wife ate Thanks giving turkey at Davis City. Attorney B. M. Russell, of Lamoni, had bualnesa in this eity Friday. J. D. Hardin, the stock agent, bad business in this city Friday. R. L. Parrish had buslnesr at Des Moines the first of the week. Miss Myrtle Howell, of Davis City, spent Sunday with friends in Leon. Mr. and Mrs. F. J. Weight were pass engers for Corning last Friday. W. H. Stiles and little son, of Garden Grove, were in Leon Thursday. Attorney Frank Horton, of Davis City, had business in Leon Saturday. J. D. Burns 1r-, of Garden Grove, business In this had city last Friday, Robert Dye returned Monday from a few days' visit at Grand River. Miss Ollle Ronk, of Murray, came Friday on a visit to her sister in this city. County attorney Geo. W. Baker bad legal business at Davla Olty Friday. W. H. Albaugh had legal business at Winterset, the fore part or the week. Lawrence Marks and wife, of Pleasan ton, were visiting in this city Tuesday. Dr. O. E. Macy, of Pleasanton, had pro fessional business in this city Tuesday, Miss Carrie Redman, of DeKalb, visited over Sunday with friends in this city. Mark Shaw and W. G. Mulky, of Van Wert, had business in this city Tuesday, Mr. and Mrs. Ora Teale, of Lamoni, spent Thursday with friends in this city, A. E. Dorn and wife, of Davis City, visit ed over Sunday with relatives in thlB city. Wallace Bruce, editor of the Charlton Herald, had business in this city last Fri day. Mrs. M. H. Wood and Mrs. ITelen Ellin wood spent Friday with friends at Davis City. week. special sale on next Friday O. W. Hoffman was called to Shenan doah yesterday on legal business tor a I client. 1 Miss Stella Evans of Lamoni, came yes terday to visit her sister, Mrs. 8. Varga, a 1 few days. Miss Marie Watsabangh who has been trimming at Glidden, Iowa, came home Tuesday. Mr. and Mrs. Bert Teale and little son, of Lamoni, were over Sunday -visitors in this city. Mrs. 8. H. Elliot returned Monday from a few. days' visit with her daughter at fannle-Updike was a passenger for Des Moines Friday, where she will visit a few weeks. Mrs. J. B. Boyd and daughter Miss Zse returned Friday from a short visit at Gar den Grove. Misses Ida Marks and Bee Turner, ot La moni, were over Sunday visitors with Leon friends. Prof. J. E. Cummins, who is teaching the Hiokory Grove school, was a Leon vis itor Saturday. F. N. Coder and family visited over Thanksgiving at Davis City at the home of A, E. Dorn. Frank Greenland, the Grand River stook buyer and shipper, had business in this eity last Friday. Mrs. Horace McClaran, of Davis City, visited over Sunday in this city with Mrs. F. A. Bowman. Ed Coontz, of Woodland, came up Sun day and began attending the Leon High School Monday. James Grandstafi left yeaterday for Stanberry, Mo., to visit a few days with his aged mother. Mr. and Mrs. O. E. Teale and baby, of Lamoni, spent Thanksgiving with rela tives in this city. Miss Mabel Inman, of Pleasanton, re turned home Saturday after a few days' visit in this city. Mrs. A. Bibby, of Decatur, left Tuesday for a month's visit with relatives at Leb anon, Nebraska. John Fulton went to Ottumwa Monday where .he expects to secure employment on the O. B. & Q. Harry and Tom Cralgo, of Garden Grove, ate Thanksgiving dinner with rel atives in this city. J. J. Hall and family depa^ed Tuesday for May, Okla., where they will make their future home. Miss Ora Sankey came up from Lamont Thursday to spend a few days with her parents in this city. Mrs. J. B. Boyd went to Pleasanton Sat urday for a short visit with friends living north of that town. Mra. 8. Varga accompanied her sister, Miss Mary Evans, to Lamoni Thursday for a few days visit. Miss B. M. Ghormley, of Des ^Moines, »Wted over Sunday in this city, the guest of Miss Ella Gardner. Mrs. John Btnart and little SOD went to Laoona Saturday for a few days'visit with relatives and friends. Miss Bessie Leeper, of Pleasanton, spent afew days with frieods in this city the latter part of last week. Miss Mary Bay went to Chariton Friday where she will spend the winter with her aunt, Mrs. B. F. Bates. Mr. and Mrs. John Frazldr were pass engers for Davla Olty yesterday where they will viait a few days. Mra. V. R. MeGlnnls and son Ralph irned Flidav from Grand Rl« they apent t7& i—ii F. M. Freeman, of Davis Otly, JW Jfl. -t •the Leon yesterday and attended thel returned to their hom»v*t Derby Friday Wtth guest of Miss Margaret Runt. Mrs. Peek and daughter Miss Bertie re turned to their home In Decatur Saturday after a few days visit In Leon, Miss Bessie Moore., who Is teaching near Weldon, spent Thanksgiving in this eity, returning to Weldon Saturday. Mrs. Horace Farquhar and daughter Ruth spent Sunday at Osceola, guests of the flunlly of Charles Edwards Mrs. J. W. Allen returned Friday from Westeryllle, where she attended the Harris-Landes wedding the day before, J. A. Loeb, of Ghioago, and Miss Clare Wemple, of Garden Grove, attended the danoe in this eity last Thursday evening. A. Blddison went to Pleasanton yester day to make the annual inventory of Bowsher & Blddlson's store at that place, V. R. MeGlnnls was at Osceola the first of the week, where he had several casea in the District Court in session In that olty. P. M. Patterson, of Trenton. Mo., and J. F.Patterson, of Cainsville, Mo., visited over Thanksgiving with relatives In this city. B. F. Koger, of Rowland. Mo., who is here visiting relatives, went to Decatur Thursday to visit a few days in that neigh borhood. Chauncey Stanley, a former well known resident of Grand RU iver, now residing at this city Monday' on in WlntjBreet was business. Mrs. Frank Malone and little son, of Chariton, visited over Sunday in this city with her husband, who is cook at the New Hamilton. Wm. H. Brown, of Galesburg, III.', ar rived yesterday to visit his father, Wm. Brown, and sister, Mrs. Charlea Detrick, In this olty. H. T. Chandler, of dropped in Tuesday to visit nis brother, W. 8. Chandler and many o^ friends In Farragut, Iowa, Ms this vicinity. Miss Alice Powell returned to her home in Chariton Saturday after apleaeant visit at the home of her cousin, will Fletcher, east of town. Miss Nellie Cain, of Clay Center, III., came Tuesday for an extended vlalt at the home of her uncle, Wataon Cain, south east of Leon. Lewis Horner, of Lamoni, visited over Thanksgiving in this city and while here officiated as.umpire in the Mt. Ayr—Leon foot ball game. Polk Oaldwell came down from Dea Moines Monday to visit a few days In thia city. He has been working in Dee Moines for some time. Court reporter J. S. Parrish went to Osceola Monday to resume his court duties after spending a few daya at his home in this city. Tom Henry, who is working in a drug store at Perry, Iowa, returned to his work Saturday after visiting a few daya with his sisters in this city. M«s. G. W. Custer and children, .0 Bethany, came Thursday to spenif a few days in this city with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Biggs, j? John H. Wood, who is'^employed with the Hammond Packing Co., at St. Joe came up Sunday to visit a few daya with I his parents in this city. Ed Schenck and Jim. Pennlwell, who are working on the new aohool house be ing built at Rldgeway, apent Sunday at their homes In this city. Mrs. Susie Boyd returned to her b6me at Burrows, Mo., yesterday, after Waiting a few dava In this city at sister, M|«. S. H. Elliott. _. 1 Mrs, Alice Horney and nieee Miss Marv Mrs. F.E. Thompson returned to Dea I Madden, of Weldon, came last Saturday to ?5 ®r "Pending few daya yisit at the home of her daughter, Mri. J, in thia city. I J. Smith, southeast of Leon. Homer A. Dye, of the St. Joe Evening Record, spent Thanksgiving with his fam-1 ily In this olty. 1 MR. 4# A. J. 1 re turned Friday from Grand River, where Thanksgiving. fr. D. R. Dudley, of-Garden Grove, spent Thursday in thia olty and attended the dance in the evening. M. S. Beneflel and wife returned Mon day from a two weeks' visit with his brother at King Uity, Mo. Levi Tillotaon, of Van Wert, waa in Leon Saturday. He will shortly-remove to In dlanola to make bia home. O. M. Lute returned Monday from Grand River where he was laying brick on the new buildinga in that town. Mis*Ollle Roberta, who la teaching the Centennial aohool, spent Thanksgiving, with hormother In this city, Sii tie home of her Mrs. Morgan filddle, of Centervilie, and Mrs. JohnKalbaoh, of Oskaloosa, returned home Monday after visiting a few daya with their sistera in this olty. Mrs. Margaret Stone, of Decatur, ac companied by her friend, Mrs. Sabina Booth, of Cainsville, went to Davis Olty Saturday to visit a few daya. Ed Albaugh oame down -from Dea Molnea last Friday to visit hia parents. He has not been well for some time and will remain in Leon for a time. Miss Anna Kline, of Weldon, visited over Thanksgiving In this olty, the guest of Miss Grace Morrill. She went to Davis Olty Friday for a few days' visit. T. W. Crawford and neice Miss Mabel Grawrord, of Lacona, returned home Sat urday after visiting a few days at the home of Wm. Wallace In thia city. Ouy Calhoun came down from Des Moines Friday and visited with his mother until Monday when be went to Osceola, where he is working for the K. A W. Mra. H. J. Close was a passenger Thurs day for Joplin, Mo., where her aob, F. D. Close, Is engaged In developing some zinc mine property he recently purchased. Wm. Doran, the proprietor of the Leon creamery came in Friday to make hia monthly settlement with the formers. He returned to Illinois Tuesday evening. John D. Strong, who has been in this county for a few weeks on business, re turned Friday to his home at Geary, Oklahoma, where he has a large ranch. Mrs. J. M. Ashburn returned to her home near Tuskeega Saturday after visit ing a few days in Center township at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Wm. Turner. Mr. and Mrs. Charlea Peugh entertained a number of their Garden Grove frlenda on Thanksgiving day and they had a moat enjoyable time at their home. in north Leon. GAHRIN6/ First Tenor. MR. I. Quartet, Masonic Chant, Quaker Quartet (in costume.) II, Piano Solo or Beading, Miss Nellie B. Turner. III, 80I0, Mrs. R. F. Throckmorton and children.:'* MM. I Mrs. L. D. Miller and daughter Minnie .. .. ... visited over Sunday at Kellerton at Mr. Charles Deutcher, of Iowa City, waa home of her slater, Mr*. N. A. Carleto»» iu I Y„ VL noma ox ner innr, Jan., n. *. unnwi an over'Thanksgiving visitor In, Leon, the who Mme bom* with her Monday for few dajs' visit. Mr. and Mrs. J. W. to their home at Parkvllle, Mo., Mooda/,. after visiting a week at the home of Mr. Stephens' sister, Mrs. after visiting a week at the home of M. Lathrop, Woodland township. nr. Stephana returned Bd. H.Sharp departed Thursday "eve®"* ning for Washington, D. O., to resume his duties aa door-keeper of the Inter-State commerce commission of which w. r| Hepburn is chairman. Mrs! Frank Taylor, of Chicago, and Mra. G. W. Hale, ofOttumwa, who have bean visiting their sisters in this eity, went to Centervilie Tuesday to visit a sister there, before returning home. D. D. Dorn and family, of Bloekton, are here visltlngatthe home of Mr. Dorn'a brother. E.T. Dorn, president of the Ex change National Bank, and of Mm. Dora's mother, Mra. Q. M. Llndsey. Mise Mate Parrish took advantage of the Thanksgiving holiday vacation In the public schools and went to Charlton Thursday afternoon and visited a few daya with her sister, Mrs. E. V. Lawrenoe. Miss Zola Brnner, one of the teachers In the Dea Moines public schools spent her Thanksgiving vacation at the home ofJier Bolnea^Saturday rents east of Leon. She returned to Dee aeeompanled by her sister,lolss Maud. Miss Jess Evaas returned yeaterday from Plattamouth, Neb., when ahe has been trimming the peat season. She waa ac companied home by her friend, Mtse Jeannette Morgan, or Plattamouth. Mrs. Ed Moore returned to her home at Kellerton Monday after visiting a few daysatthe home of her parents In thia olty. Her sister, Miss Delia Elliott went home with her to visit until Christmas. T. B. Daniels, of Garden Grove, was ID Leon Monday, having come down with bia daughter, Mrs. A. J. Hanea, of,-Dea Moines, who started that afternoon for San Bernardino, California, to spend the winter for her health, which Is very poor. Mrs. Mildred Mlckelson and baby who have been apendlng the summer at the home of her parents, Mr. and Mra. F. N. Avery In this eity, departed yesterday for ana where she will join Mr. MickelaoD Oma hey spend the winter, Mr. and Mra. John York, NebM are visiting .mu Mrs. O.O, Beck, and other relatives on the west side of the county. We enjoyed a pleasant call Thursday morning from Mr. Coppersmith. He says they have unusual ly good crops this year in Nebraska. Cane seed wanted. Will ship car Jan uary 1. BOWSHER & BIDDISON. -R CASTOR IA For Infants and Children. TI11 Kind Yon Haw Always Bought Bears the Signature of Christmas IIIUIIIHIIWIIttlllllllllllllllltllH PERSONNEL. EDWIN HARLEY, Second Tenor. 1 MISS NELLIE B. TURNER, 7 Reader and Accompanist, «tc. PROGRAM. "•. jy- PART 1. "Bandolero" 4 Mr. N. L. Baker.. IV." Trio from Attifla, '"Praise Ye" Jjfessers tiahring, Harley, Randal). V. Solo, "The Old uuardv Mr. F. D. Randall. VI. Bolo, Selected, ,, Mr. A. JT. Gahring. VII. Quartet, "Old kentifcTcy Home.V Quaker Quartet. 1 .. Sv Is almost here aud you will be, looking for suitable: We have the target soon presents, line of v\ v? Coppersmith, of their daughter. Henry Cadle, of Bethany, Mo., catae up to eat Thanksgiving turkey at itable home of l|r. and Mra. Thursday the hoapl Bobert Bowshei In this clt it being the 2Mb Thanksgiving dinner whioh he their home, and each yea looka forward to Thanksgiving with great pleasure. And it la just aa much pleasure Uncle Bob and Ilia good wlfei for pa ys. "I raised him from a boy UneleBob ... to eat Thanksgiving turkey with me." If yon would have an appetite like a bear and relish your meaiB take Cham beriain's .Stomach and^ Liver_Tgblets. 'fhey correct ihaorflltn at n. Jewelry, Silverware,". Gut Glass, China ware, Fancy Goods. VanWerden's Opera Housel Friday Evening, Dec. 14. Quaker ft Male| Quartet Co. 'sPWU Ever shown in Decatur county and the prices are extremely! low. 1 J. R. B&SHAW. Jeweler and Bookseller. E3TBA.Y NOTICE. Taken up as an estray by Carles Norman atv his residence la Burrell township, Decatur county, Iowa, on the 24th day of No vender, 1900 one red steer supposed to be two years old, white on belly, tip of tail white, no nurkt or brands. Posted before Wm. Gray, justice of the FFSTE* Gbo. W. SBARS, County Auditor.' I. Quartet, "Twilight" ~v Quaker Quartet. II. Recitation or Cornet Solo, Miss Turner. III. Solo, "Bock-a-by-Baby," Mr. Edwin Harley. IV. Duet.J'Flow Gentle Deva" Messrs. Gahring and Baker. V. Quartet Selections, Quaker Quartet. VI. Trio, "AveMaria" Messrs. Gabring, Harley, Baker. VII. Futtnyianra. Mr. Baker. VIII. Good Night, Quaker Quartet, i. •IK '.V #1 k:.: the stomach" and regulate the liver and bowels. Price 25 cents. Samples free at W. A. Alexander's drug store. Need a Gun? .Well, I am making a special sale on all guns in stock this week and. next. Guns from $3.00 to 130 00. WI T. E. HORNER. :met: MR. F. D. RANDALL, Baritone."-'' •-i"! .•* -v ..j. •. -Ji MR. N. L. BAKER, Basso and Gomedian. PART It.