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J' r^. & —w S I ''U'. *is •••*•& •*. wa r* PURELY MEftSONAL, vv 1t-t &&**f:'" [Persons having frtenasviafting them or knowing of •trangeravtaltiBfi la the city will confer a great favor upon the Editor bv inforintne him cither in person or by note 1 F. E. Thompson spent city. Sunday In this Oarl E*ls, of Weldoo, was in this city Huturday. J. C. Stockton had business at Lamoni last Friday. Marion F. Stoobey had business at Davis City Snnday. J. G. Flora, of Davis City, was a Leon visitor Monday. John Akea made a business trip to Des Moines Friday. K. L. Parrish had legal business at Van Wevl 3aturday. Albert Biddison had business at Van Wert Saturday, W, A. Alexander bad business at La mini yesterday. R. J. Gray, of Weldon, had business this city Monday. Miss Grace Morrell was a passenger Deoatur Monday. for Van Wert, was Rev. Seth Sampson, of in Leon Saturday. Constable Bert Warner had business at lamoni yesterday. J. T. Harris had business at Gardes Grove last Friday. E. W. Townsend, of Decatur, had busi ness here Monday. C. H. Hodges, of Weldon, had business here last Saturday. J. M. Eiker, of Decatur, had business in tbis city yesterday. W. L. Armstrong had business at Gar den Grove Monday. S. S. Brooks made a business trip to Ridgeway Tuesday. W. D. Moore, of Decatur City, was a Leon visitor Friday. Geo. King, of Humeston, had business in this city Thursday. Dr. A. Brown made a professional visit to humeston Sunday. W. H. Colter, of Decatur, had business in this city Saturday. Fred McGaull made a business trip to Des Moines yesterday. 8. H. and T. L. Goin, of Tennessee, were Leon visitors Saturday. 1 Bonham, of Weldon, was in this city on business Monday. (J. W. Wells, of Decatur, had business in this city last Thursday. D. F. Nicholson, of Lamoni, bad busi ness in this city Thursday. James Alexander went to Garden Grove Monday on a week's visit. Miss Pink Watson, of Decatur, was vis iting in tbis city yesterday. Miss Grace Gates went to Davis City Monday for a few days visit. J. E. Leeper, of Pleasanton, had busi ness in tbis city last Tuesday. Samuel Metier, of Garden Grove, had business in tbis city Tuesday. County Superintendent Mcintosh visi ted over Sunday at Davis City. Capt. Jefferson Miller, of Pleasanton, had business in Ibis city Monday. J. E. Vail, the Garden Grove real estate hustler, had business here Friday. Uncle John Wilson went up to Garden Grove Tuesday to visit a few days. George King and wife, of Humeston, were visiting Leon friends Tuesday. Mrs. Ora Teale, of Lamoni, visited over Sunday in this city with her parents Clem Thompson, of Franklin town ad business at Pleasa TrVTeale, of Davis City, haiT business in this oity last Thursday and Friday. Miss Eloise Fin)ey returned Tuesday from a visit with friendB at Huoi'eston. Miss Lou Baldwin, of Lamooi, is spend in a few days with friends in this city. Jehu Sylvester, of Davis City, was in the city a couple of days the first of the week. Mrs. Mattie Lillard, postmistress at Wel don, was in this city a few hours Monday. Pat Griffin and R. W. Boejter, of Graud .. River, had business in this city Thursday. Miss Ida Vanderflugt, of Lamoni, was visiting Mends in this city last Thursday. Miss Jennie Brant went to Humeston Saturday to visit a few days with relative?. J. li. Metier was visiting his father at Garden Grove the latter part of last week. Miss NelleSanger was a passenger for 'Van Wert Saturday, wberetjite is teaching. urge' Bowman, of Eden, returned Fri from a business trip to Princeton, Mo. |Mrs£j. H. Broom, of Davis City, was iting Leon friends the first of the week. ark Grimes and family, of Davis City, tyted over Sunday with relatives in tbis Irs. S. G. McKee and children went to Leslie Monday for a week's visit with rel atives. Miss Mamie Alien went to her home in Lamoni Saturday to spend her week's va cation. Mas-Hattie Eirknatrick went to Lamo ni Saturday to visit a few days with friends. Mrs.'8. A. Miles and Mrs. Isabel Conn visited over Sunday with relatives in .Osceola. Mrs. John McRroom, of Davis City, was In L9on yesterday, and made us a pleas- Ant call. Mts.'S. H.Elliott returned Monday from a two weeks visit with a daughter in Chariton. Mrs. J. N. Gates, of Davis City, was vis iting friends in tbis city the latter part of last week. John McCready attended the funeral of Mrs. T. B. McCready at Cainsville last 'lhursday. Mrs. Guy McGrew '.vent over, to Keller ton Thursday and visited a few days with her sister. Dr. McCoIlongh, of Humeston, was a business visitor in this city between trains last Friday. Miss Ada Himelricb, of Chariton, was visiting friends in this city the latter part of last week. Miss Helen Radnicb, of Davis City, came Tuesday to visit a few days with friends in this city. Edgar Foreman returned Tuesday even ing from Atchison, and has decided to remain here. J. H. Pitman went hp to Carlisle Mon day to join Mrs. Pitman, who went for a visit last week. Lloyd and Mamie Lane went to Weldon Friday and visited a couple of days with young friends. J. A. Brown, the Chariton capitalist, passed through this city Tuesday 'on his way to Mexico. Frank Mills, of Humeston, was visitiDg hiffmany friends in tbis city the latter ptrt of last week. spent I latter Noah Warnataff, of Grand River, a couple of days in tbis city the part of last week. Mrs. John Bernard went Tuesday on a short visit to Mrs. W. T, Coons. to Lamoni hr sister Mrs. V. R. McGinnis and so ent to Grand River Saturday for sit with relatives. Mrs. Fred Waigbt went to Charitt day and visited over Sunday Waight in that city. Bert Teale and wife, Lamoni, coupie of days with trfciAds in th the first of the week. Ralph week's -"mil mU B.- F. MoCleary returned to Garden Drove Saturday after spending is week hersi attending court. Miss Mate Parrish went' to Chariton Saturday to visit a week with her sister, Mrs. E. V. Lawrence. Mrs. Wesley Chew returned to her home in Clearfield yesterday after a visit in tbis city with her parents. Miss Blanche Townsend, of Decatur, spent aeveral days with Leon friends tire latter part of last week. Mrs. J. J. Smith and baby, of southeast of Leon, went to Weldon Thursday to visit her mother a few days. Harry Yost returned to his home in La moni Tuesday after spending a couple of days with friends here. Mrs. W. A. Boone and son George went to Des Moines Sunday to spend ten days with friends iu that city. Miss Sarah Truitt was a passenger for Tuskeego, Monday, where she will visit a tew days with relatives. R. J. Critcbfleld, of Weldon, spent a couple of days in this city on business the latter part of last week. Mrs. C. E. Bowman departed Thursday for Winterset, where Mr. Bowman is em ployed in a harness shop, George Adair Jr. and Green Parsons ac companied the remains of Grandma Hud. son to Ridgeway yesterday. J. E. Cummins and family came over from Hickory Grove Monday and Will spend a few days in this city. Mrs. S. W. Sears and baby, of Center, returned Thursday from a few days visit with her parents at Decatur. C. L. Rudibaugh, of Davis City, was le newing acauaintance with his numerous friends in this city Saturday. R. W. Uoforth returned to his home at Iberia, Mo., Saturday, having been here as a witness in the Steen case, Mis Cora Twombley and baby returned to her home at Garden Grove Friday after spending a few days in this city. Geo. E. Hurst went to Chicago Thurs day to select and purchase new spring goods for Hurst Bros, big store. W. D. Morey, of Panther, Iowa, is visit ing in this city at the homes of Ihis uncles, F. R. Owens and Arthur Forbes. Mrs. Emma Pace Crouse went down to Cainsville Thursday to attend the -funeral ot btr aunt. Mrs. T. B. McCready. Mrs. Lyda Ensley returned Saturday from a week's visit st Pleasanton with her sister, Mrs. Fannie Covington. J. Carmean departed on the noon train Thursday for Paola, Kas., where be was called by the illness of bis brother. Miss Edith Blades, teacher in the High School, went to her borne in Long Creek Saturday to spend vacation week. Miss Cora Ora returned to her home at Spring Valley Friday after making a 'short visit with friends in this city. J. A. Caster, our popular grocer, was confined to the bouse the latter part of last week by an attack Of tonsilitis. Mr. and Mrs. Hoyle Gilreath returned to their home 10 Grand River yesterday after spending a week in tbiB city. Mrs. C. B. Frase, Mrs. George Crews and Misa Lois Royal, of Garden Grove, spent a few hours in this city Friday. Geo. Carmean returned from Eilston Thursday evening, where be had been in charge of a drug store for a few days. Attorney B. M. Russell returned to his home in Lamoni Friday after being here looking after court business a few days. Mrs. Julia Acton returned to her home in Davis City Friday after spending a few days at the home of her son in this city. Dudley Dale, of Mediapolis, Iowa, spent a few days with relatives and friends in tbis vicinity the latter part of last week. Hallie Vanaanford, who is attending Simpson College at indianola, passed irnngh. here Saturday going to Keller- Mr. Des Moines, wera^^^^^^HBRnors in tbis city, the guesnH^^^^^^nnrs. D. E. Mor gan. Mrs. Ed. Lane came down from Weldon Saturday to join Mr. Lane, who is man ager of the Lane Implement Co. in tbis city. C. B. Townsend, assistant cashier of the Decatur City Bank, had business in tbis oity a couple of days the latter part of last week. Mrs J. H. Pitman accompanied her sis ter, Miss Minn'e Johnson to Carlisle last Saturday and will visit *a week with her mother. Homer Dye is now making bis head quarters in this city. He is employed as traveling solicitor for the St. Joe Gazette Herald. M.C. Betts, of Spring Friday irom Des Moines Valley, returned where he was called by the illness and death of bis mother. Mrs. J. M. Claver returned to her home at Bethany lhursday after visiting a couDle of weeks in this city at the home of Ed. Claver. Miss Gussie Willison, who has been here for a couple of montba teaching a class in painting, left Tuesday for her home in Creston. Miss Laura Sutberlen, of Garden Grove, stopped off here for a short visit With friends Friday, while returning from a visit at Saline, Mo. E. E. Smith went to Creston Monday, having been drawn as a member of the graud jury of the U. S. federal court in session in that city. Dr. J. W. Rowell, wife and son Edgar went to Atchison, Kas., Saturday morn ing and visited a few days with Mr. and Mrs. J, P. Wharton. Misses Dimple Watson and Rilla Lin den. of Decatur, returned yesterday from Indianola, where they baye been attend ng Simpson College. Mrs. Helen Dailey, of Bloomfiald, came yesterday for a short visit in this city with her sister, Miss Eloise Finley, and other relatives and triends. Mrs. W. J.\Suilivan and Mrs. Sarah B. Woodard accompanied their sister, Mrs. Jennie Martin to her home at Decatur Saturday for a short visit. Miss Elsie McMurtry returned to her home at Ridgeway Thuradsy after visit ing a few days at the home of her uncle, J. E. Bruner east of town. Robert Dye who has spent the winter in tbis city at the home of his parents, de parted Monday for Gann Valley, S. D., where he makes his home. Mrs. O. B. Creal returned to her home in Decatur Thursday, after a short visit in this "jity at the home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. H. Vanborn. s, R. S. Wilson, of Braddock, Penn.t is here visiting his sister, Mrs. D. S. McGin nis. He is chief clerk in the superintend ent's office of the Union railroad. Alf Deck, of Decatur, departed Tuesday, for Pond Creek, Okla.. having received a telegram that his father was very low with slight hopes for his recovery. Mrs. Horace Brown, of Center township, returned Monday from a stay ot several weeks at a sanitarium in Kansas Oity, Kas., where she was taking medical treatment. What are Human? They are vitiated or morbid fluids cours ing the veins and affecting the. tissues. They are commonly due to defective-diges tion but sometimes inherited. How do they manifest themselves 1 Iu many forms of cutaneous eruption, salt rheum or eczema, pimples and bolls, and in weakness, languor and general debility. How are they expelled? By Hood'a Sarmaparltfa which also builds' up the system that has suffered from them. is_the best of all medicines for all Jsa" W*'-- Fred Gibson, of Renfrow, Okla., came in Sunday atid will spend a week here looking after business matters. He is prospering fine in the organ and sewing machine business. Miss Myrtle Wells, of Decatur, returned last week from a stay of several weeks in Des Moines. She was visiting the latter part of the week in this city, the guest of Mrs. B. F. Craigo. Ralph Stover came in Friday evening for a short visit with his parents south of town. He is stationed as operator for the Union Pacific R. R. at Rawlins, Wyo., and is taking at 30 day vacation. Mrs. R. F. Throckmorton and children, of Derby, came down Thursday and vis ited a few days in this citv at. the home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. F. Penni well. Mrs. Wesley Chew, of Clearfield, who is here visiting her parents, Mr. and Mrs. 3. H. Lorey, went to Davis City Mouday to visit a few days with her sister, Mrs. Mark Grimes. Miss Edith Haggertv, who had been vis iting for a week at the home of S. L. Dar rah in this city, went to Chariton Thurs day to visit a few days before returning to her home in Corning. Mrs. E. O. Alexander went to Garden Grove Saturday to visit a few days with Mr. Alexander who is in charge of the Culver clothing stock which Gates & Kel ler traded for last week. Attorney J. C. Wilson, of Bethsny, spent a few hours in this oity Thursday, being enroute home from Cainsville, where he was called to look after the interests of clients in settling the insurance losses on their big fire. Mrs. Ed. Moore returned to her home at Kellerton Saturday after a short visit in this city at the home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Sam Elliott, Her sister, Miss Delia Elliott, went home with her for a few days visit. Mrs. Belle Gunter returned to her home Friday from Eden township, where she had been for two weeks oaring for her sick father, Mr. J. C. Boyer, who has been very sick with lung fever. Mr Boyer is now able to be out and around again. Robert Miller, of Leavenworth Kas., stopped off in this city last Thursday and visited a couple of days with the family of his nephew, L. D. Miller. He bad been at Chariton jvbere he was called to attend the funeral of bis oldest brother, Wm Miller. A Remedy lor the Grippe. A remedy recommended for patients afflict ed with the grippe is Kemp's Balsam, which is especially adapted for the throat and lungs. Dop't wait for the first symptoms ot the dis ease set a bottle to day and keep it for use the momont it is needed. If neglected the grippe has a tendency to bring on pneumonia. Kemp's Balsam prevents this by keeping the cough loose and the lungs free from inflamma tion. All druggists sell Kemp's Balsam at •lie. and 50c. S8-4t COTKpnfct.. And Items of Interest as Reported by our Correspondents, Grand River. P. 'McDowell 'had business in l^eon last week. By Bay went to Leon on business last Elijah Tillison, of Mitchell. S. D., was in town last week for a few days visit. Last Tuesday A. J. Edwards returned from South Dakota where he had been looking for a location for bis new home. ii. R. Trower had business in Leon last week, Miss Gussie McConnel, of Creston, is visiting Mr. and Mrs. Frank McConnel this week. ^w* Pat Griffin had first week. John M. Harris and family left for their new hoifie near Salma, Their many friends regiet Kansas. to leave. Will An9tey went to see them Weldon Friday. Mrs. Anstey's mother, Mrs. Graves, "is quite ill. Mrs. V. U. McGinnis, of Leon, is visit ing her parents, Mrs. S. C. Jennings, this week. That Throbbing Headache would quickly leave you if you used Dr. King's New Life Pills. Thousands of sufferers have proved their matchless merit for sick an I nervous headaches. They make pure blood and strong ner ves and builds up your health. Easy to take. Try them. Only 25c. Money back if not cured. Sold by L. Van Wer den, druggist Garden 6rove. The town election held here last Mon day was one of the most uninteresting in many years. But one ticket was in the field. Thirty-eight votes were cast, of which A. C. Bunney and W. S. John son, the caucus nominees, received each thirty-four and the balance was scatter ing. Less than one-fifth of the vote of the town was cast. The prospect for the farmers getting in their oats is very slim indeed. The concert given by the Philhar monic Co. at the opera house last Thurs day evening was attended only by a fair crowd, but the entertainment fur nished was first-class and \vas fully ap preciated by the audience. Mrs. Mary Bruce, of Chariton, visited with friends in Garden Grove last Fri day. We understand that she is think ing some of returning to Garden Grove to liye. Miss Jane Johnson, who was one of the early residents of Garden Grove, being a daughter of Dr. Johnson, the pioneer physician of this place, who left here about 25 years ago and is~ now a resident of Cromwell, Iowa, came last Saturday for a visit with her old friends, Mrs. 8. Scott and John D. Burns. Mrs. Mary Bunting and Mrs. Lillian Bunting, both of Coin, Iowa, came last Sunday for a visit at the home of their brother, Chas. Brant, of High Point township. J. K. White had business at Leon last Thursday. Oi'B. Fraze went to Des Moines last Thursday. Jas. D. Burns bad business at Leon last Thursday. Mrs. M. A. Davidson and. children left last Thursday for Chariton^ where they will make their hoinejn thefuture. W. S. Johnson went up to Indianola last Thursday and spent a day with: his mother who is seriously sick. Claud Lorey, of Leon, was'up.'..this way Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. Downing Shaw spent last Thursday with, relatives at the county seat, Mrs. G. B. Fraze visited the pounty seat Friday. N. M. Ridgeway and wife Spent Sun day with relatives at Humeston. We understand that the work of put ting in telephone tines running- opt into the county, to connect farmers with our telephone exchange will begin as soon as the weather is settled.' A large amount of material is now on hand. Mrs. E. O. Alexander, of Leon, spent Sunday with her husband in Garden Grove. Tuykeeflo- Spring is here1 and almost impassible as there wagons stuck in the mud betwi and Lamoni. Nora Rackstraw, of Lamoni, Saturday night at John Brown's. There was no church or Sunday school here Sunday on account of sickness, ten cases of measleB being in town. Eva Piercy is assisting Mrs. Dunbar with her household duties for a few days. Luther Andrew, of Elk Creek, called at Ike Payton's Thursday. Etta Piercy made a trip to Kelleiton Monday. Mary Bond, of Elk Creek, visited her sister, Mrs. Pay ton, laat week. Mrs. Piercy thinks she will have some early frvs this spring, as she has the first little chickB. Dr. Horner, of Lamoni. waB in town Saturday, calling on the Bick. Will Ashburn and sister, Mary, moved to their father's farm near Lamoni, Monday. Metta and Nellie Ashburn called on Ida Truitt Sunday. Will Tennant and family moved last week on the farm that Millard Spitz nogle recently occupied. Etta Piercy returned home Saturday after a few weeks stay with Mrs. Pay ton. John Allen and wife Sundayed in La moni. Edgar Spitznogle's visited at Jess Dunbar's Sunday. Dr. Barnes, of Chariton, came last week to visit his brother Thomas, and reports him no better. What Shall We Have for Desert? This question arises tn the family every day Let us answer it to-day. Try Jell-O, a deli cioas dessert. Prepared in two minutes. No baking! add hot Water and set to oool. flavorsLemon, Orange. Raspberry and Strawberry. At your grocers. 10 cts. MORTUARY- KATHARINE .1A BRED died at her home in Scott ^township, Ringgold county, Iowa, March 22, 1901. She was born in Warren county, Ind., Aug. 11,1834, and was united in mar riage to Edward Kohal in 1852. To this union was born six children, three sons and three daughters of whom fiye sur vive her. She was again married in 1873 to G. W. Jarred in Worth county, Mo. To tbis union was born one son and two daughters ot whom all survive the death of their parents. Sister Jarred was a member of the A. 0. church at Hickory Grove, Ring gold county. °The writer tried to speak words of divine comfort to a large com pany from Psaltn 17:15: "As for me I shall behold thy face in righteousness. I shall be satisfied when I awake with tby likeness. Sister Jarred was the mother of Mrs. Fluke and Mr. Kohal, of Leon. Inter ment in the Middle Fork cemeterv. Ask Your Dealer tor Allen's Foot- Easel A powder for the feet. It cures swollen, sore, hot', callous, aohing, sweating feet, corns and bunions. At all druggiAts and shoe stores 25c. Sample malled FRtsE. Address Allen 8. O.m sted, Le Hoy, N-. Y- Maple City Self Washing Soap works perfectly in hard water. It bleaches white clothes and will not fade fast col ors. iHen^s Work Shirts. Cj* Double fronMuid back made oi black hide twill sbirtii& iind we sell them for 39 cts. The otHer fellows get 50 cts. Mothers! Mothers! -Mothers! How many children arc at-this season fever ish and constipate*!, with bad stomach and headache. Mother,Gray'B Sweet Powders for Children will always cure. If worms are pres ent they will certainly remove them." At.all druggists, as cents. (Sample mailed FREE. Address Allen S. Olmsted, Leroy, N. Y. »NERO .^1= I hsf ft 2 Dr. J. B. Finley,^ Oculist and aurist, will boat Dr. Lay ton's office on Tuesday, April 2. Dis eases of the eye and ear,'and -glasses fit ted Call and see him. To CbiW'aCoitf Wkll* You SlMi T«ke"Weeh8')lreak-Up-A-cold Tablets.*' We cheerfully rotund the purchase price If .It falls to cure, Price »S fe ffitlg§§ TfeBee-Hivk. Homeseekers' Excursion Tickets. To nearly' all points in the Uhiteil States on sale at all ticket offices of the Chicago Great Western Ry., on the first and third Tuesday's of each month, January to June, 1901, at the very low bomeseekers' rate of one fare plus $2.00 foi the round trip. Tickets good for re turn within 21 days from date ol sale. Persons contemplating a trip will save money by calling on any Great Western agent' and obtaining detailed informa tion regarding the homeseeker's rates, or'addressing F. H. Lord, Gem Pass. Agt., Chicago, Ul. 22-21't. K. The fine large young jack Nero is a magnificent anioial, jet black with white points, large bone, and will be of good size when fully matured. Will make the season of 1^01 at the'1 SHEUTZ FARM one mile south of Weldon Iowa. TERMS—$10.00 to insure liv ing colt. .Parties parting with mares forfeit insurance. Care will be taken to prevent acci dents, but will not be respon sible should«,ny occur. E. E. Cantrell, Owner. gj Capital and Surplus Ui in 10 JOHN W.HARVBY. PresHeat. J. Switzer, •Men's snag proof rubber boots $3.25-'. jVIen's first quality rubber boots 2.85:? Men's good grain work shoes 1.4-5 Men's good calf work shoes 1.75 Bryant Settlers' and Home Seekers' Rates. The cheap rates now in force on the Chicago Great Western Ry., for Settlers' and Home Seekers' are available on the Through Tourist Car which leaves St. Paul offMotiday nights, passing through Minnesota and Iowa every Tuesday. For full information inquire of any Chi csgo Great Western agent or, F. H. Lord, G. P. A., Chicago, 111. 31-5t To Break up a Cold In One Nloht Or to quickly cure La Grippe take '^weeks' Break-Up A-Cold Tablets." We cheerfully re und the purchase price if it falls to oure Price 25 cents. W. E. Myers & Co. FRANK GOODSON, Veterinary Surgeon. Leon, Iowa. Calls by telephone and telegraph an swered promptly. FORTUNES ASSURED for all by The Plan of the 1 PATUCA PLANTATION COMPANY Lands—Patuca Valley, Hondnru Honest Management, Liberal Terms. Strictly Co-operative. GRAND Builingion Route $28.21 TO CALIFORNIA Wc Solicit a Sharp of Your Patronage. OFFICERS. Tickets will be'sold at this' very low rate every Tues day until April 30, and at the same time proportion ate rateB will De made to the Puget Sound District. By way of Denver .. and Salt Lake City is the most attractive and interesting way to Califor nia, passing through Col orado by daylight so as to see all the magnificent mountain scenery. 5 We rnn Pullman tour ist sleeping cars to the coast. They are thoroughly comforta ble and very inexpen sive. Ask C. M. Ket cham agent Burling ton route for particu- v" law, ann ml %ki State Jul LEON. IOWA. Does a general Jbariking business.^ pays Interest on time deposits. J. Switzer.Pres. J. H. Davis, Vice Pres. A. L. Ackerley.Cash, J. C. Brothers, Asst. STATE SAVINGS BANK. BFSODRCKS. Loans and Discounts Overdrafts Real Estate .. Furniture and Fixtures Cash and Exchange Tottfl. cents, W. E. Myers Co. 138,975.89 1,7909 3,600.00 1,000.00 .18,186.80 •*V $38,50000. a. jSfifeir A® IOWA. GRAND RIVER, DIRECTORS.^, John Boyd, Peter Breiiiettian,' ^J. H. Davis, A. L. Ackerley. Statement December 13,1900, To Auditor of State. S THOS. TEALE, Vice President LIABIL.I1IES. Capital Paid ln..„ Earnings Call Deposits..... Tine Pep^sits a •n tow K7.450.91 -'V: -.-A' Interest Allowed on Time Deposits of •10.000.00 960.18 90,071.18 16,488,88' 46,498.79 ... w,4s#.fli Months and Over WVVS "\JDfcV "VOfcaWwrY ISTEN now, and we will tell you where you can net foot wear that is guaranteed to do all that Is In the power ot any footwear! We buy the very best that the market affords and make all effort possible to please all who patronize us in this line! guarantee to be We call your attention to heavy leather and rubber goods this week which we THE BEST! to to to to to to to to to to to to Combination of all known Colonization and Investment Plans. Better tnan any Savings Bank. A home and wealth easily acquire. Summer the whole year. A healthy climate. Fevere .unknown. By the Patuca Plantation Coin pany plans you became a participator in the profits made from large plantations and other industrial enterprises, besides owning an im proved individual plantation in size according to your means. THREE CROPS A YEAR. r, market at your door. Free Oaedl Free Life Insuranee! Absolutely no risk The standing of the Directors of Patuca Plantation Company is vouched for by any mercantile agency and best banks of Cleve land, Ohio. Write for full information to THE PATUCA PLANTATION COMPANY, 4"\J-9 Beta Buildine. PHILADELPHIA, PA. to Ladies' Heavy shoes ... Ladies' Kangaroo calf. Boy's good work shoos Boy's calf shoes Goods in this list are guaranteed to be 25 to 75c per pair cheaper than other merchants! Ask for same quality! Look elsewhere! Then come and see our stuff and compare prices! GRAND RIVER, IOWA^ with the little prices Choice colors In San Silks 5c The price prize on ready-made gingham aprons full size 12c and 15c Ladies' fancy waistband hose supporters 20c Ladles' embroidered white handkerchiefs 15c Ladles' Misses and Children's hose 10c to 25c. Solid satisfaction given away with every pair of lace curtains per pair 50c to $2.00 cV'V, Prices Always the Lowest Big Bargains on 5c and 10c Counter. HARRY VANSCHOAICK-l LEON, IOWA. We this week offer to the buying public sdnie bar gains never offered them. The goods are the highest standard of excellency. A visit to this store will convince you that here is the place to buy good goods at lowest prices. TMue|tottum All of our Tuks Spring Hrats and Shirts: Are now in at lower prices than ever offered before. •xsISJIHS! higest market paid for Produce, Oats and Wood. Shoes! price At accounts due Dr. W. F. -Waisht wbicp ire more than one- year old..,in my hanfcfor collection, will be sued on April 1st.Y nptsettted before tbat date. Urra wells. ii DECATUR, IOWA. Wanted—Capable, reliable parson in every eounty to represent large company of solid financial reputation 8936 salary per year, payable weekly per day absolutely sure ana all expenses straight, bona-fide definite salary, no commission salary paid each Sat urday and expense money advanced each week. Standard Hquse, 334 Dearborn St. Chicago. E. J. Warfkb, i* to to to to to to OV1*- Or ili Ui ,5 Our line of shoes is complete and consist of the latest up?- to date style in footwear.. Pi Prices on Groceries. Fauuy flour per sack #1.00 Granulated sugar 10 pounds 1.00 3 cans KeokuK tomatoes 25c 3 cans sweet corn :..... ....[.25c 2 cans California yellow peacbs ................125c 3 packages seeded raisins... ».?..../....\.\"..\\.V.V.V".V".'25c 2 packages garden seeds !..........'!.."!!!!!!..5c 1 package Lilly Gloss starch .* ......5c 1 package corn starch 5C 8 bars Silk soap ...25c 10 bars Good Luck Soap ~25c All calico per yard 5c iGGS Right PeifeGt Fit! iWCtf# EXECUTOR'S KOTIoB. Estate of Mary Armstrong deceased. Notice la hereby given to all persons inter ested. that on the 23d day of March, A. D. 19l»l,theundersigned was appointed by the Clerk of the District court of Decatur'county. Iowa, executor of the estate of Mary Arm' strong deceased, late ot said county. All Jgrnnriwr:--* to said estate wilt Vnake "payment to trajinderslgned and those having. claims against the same will present them, **•—*'~*ited to said court/ for allo^j^.^ autbentl legaO ance. Dated For Okiab call on 4WIBTR0JI6i|p^^ ExeoutorT-*h estate, vrite or Enid, O. T,"