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[Persons having friends visiting them or knowing of strangers visiting in the city will confer a great favor upon the Editor by informing him either in person or by note.] A. Biddison had business at Lamoni Tuesday. Wiley Sells had business at Pleasanton Tuesday. W. M. Phillips was a Decatur visitor Monday. J. T. Harris had business at Lamoni Saturday. C. R. Riley, of Decatur, was a Leon vis itor last Friday. S. Radniah, of Davis City, had business in this city Friday. Ed Gale, of Grand River, was a Leon Visitor last Friday. S. A. Gates was transacting business at Davis City Friday. isud Davie, of Cainsviile, was a Leon visitor last Saturday. Otto Hilfiker, of Kellerton, was a Leon visitor last (Saturday. A. M. Pryor had real estate business at Mt. Ayr last Friday. S. Bailey, of Chariton, had business io this city last Saturday. Dr. L. J. Latidis, of Grand River, was a Leon visitor Tuesday. J. W.Eddy, of Leslie, had business in this city last Saturday. Mrs. H. Brown, of Center, was a Davis City visitor last Thursday. Mrs. D. E. Morgan spent Sunday with her mother in Uutnestou. Will Hinkle and wife spont Sunday With relatives at Davis City. Constable Bert Warner had business call ing him to Lamoni Tuesday. Thomas Rains, of Davis City, had bus iness in this city last Thursday. Mrs. Cora McDaniel, of Fairfax, Mo., is visiting her mother in this city. Miss Mina Patterson returnd Friday from a few days visit at Andover. Mrs. Clive Vost W9S a passenger Thurs day tor Weldon to visit a fen days. John S. Shields, of Decatur, was transac ting business in this city Thursday. H. D. Richardson was an over Sunday visitor with relatives in Humeston. Mrs. Geo. W. Carmean visited over Sun day with relatives at Garden Grove. Fred Eals went to Weldon Tuesday to spead a few days with young friends. Miss Nellie Sanger returned Saturday from a visit with friends at Waterloo. A. L. Ackerly, the Grand River hanker, bad business in this city last Thursday. Mrs. S. U. Rush and little daughter were over Sunday visitors at Eagleville, Mo. F. L. Hall, the K. & W. agent at Van Wert, had business in this city Saturday. Mrs. O. P. Barnette went to Pleasanton Monday for a few days visit with relatives. John Woodmansee went to Decatur yes terday to visit a few days with his brother. Miss Minnie Matsler returned yesterday from a short visit with relatives at Keller ton. Misses Bertha and Dora Fierce, ot Van Wert, were visiting in Leon the first of the week. Mrs. E. O. Alexander returned Sunday frnm. a vmit with her mother at Garden Grove. Mrs. W. M. Phillips and children return ed Monday from a visit with relatives at St. Joe. P. A. Silsbea, editor of the Lambni Chronicle, had business in this city last Friday. Harry Metier was a passenger yesterday for Garden Grove to visic his grand parents. Mrs. F. L. Clanton, of Van Wert, came Tuesday on a short visit to relatives in this city. Mrs. W. H. Clark, of Garden Grove, was visiting with her husband in this city last Thursday. Miss Lelah Anderson leaves this morn ing for Denver, Col., where she will visit her mother. C. M. Keller came down from Indianola Thursday to look after business matters here a lew days. Mrs. O. E. Tullis and little son visited over Sunday at Chariton with her sister Mrs. Will Atha. Miss Bertha Spencer, of south of town, -went to Van Wert Thursday to spend a week with friends. Mrs. Anna Sayre returned Thursday from a visit of several weeks with relatives at Hiawatha, Kas. Mrs. A. E. Dorn and daughter came up from Davis City Monday to visit her mother a few dajs. Mrs. Henry Hauenstein. of Grand River, is here visiting her brother S. E. Bent ft si and other relatives. George Hamilton and wife, of Van Wert .spent the latter part of last week with relatives in this city. Miss Bertha Umphre*s went to Fairfield "Thursday where she will visit for several weeks with relatives. Copt. J. D. Brown was a passenger for Murray last Saturday, whete be was called on live stock business. Miss Vee Tinker, of Burlington, came Thursday to join her mother who is visit ing relatives in this city. Mrs. D. R. Dudley, of Garden Grove, came yesterday to spend a few days with her parents in this city. Mies Julia Jenree returned to her home nt Van Wert Saturdiy after a short visit Kith relatives in tbis ci'y. Charles P. Slinffner, of Burrell, was visiting with old acquaintances and ineuds in this city ipst* Thursday. Miss Stelfji Chamberlin relumed to Chariton Friday after visiting a lew wieks with ber lister in this citv. Mrs. H. H. White, of Kellerton, spent last week in this city visiting at the home of her brother, ti. D. Miller. Misses Ida Lewis and R-idella Garretnon went to Cainsv|11e yesterday to visit a .couple of days with Will Lewis. Rheumatism "What is the use of telling the rheumatic that he feels as if his joints were being dis located He knows that his sufferings are very much like the tortures of the rack. What he wants to know is what will per manently cure his disease. That, according to thousands of grateful testimonials, is Hood's Sarsaparilla It promptly neutralizes the acid in the blood on which the disease depends, com pletely eliminates it, and strengthens the system against its return. Try Hood's. About a year ago my hair was coming out very fast, so I bought a bottle of Ayer's Hair Vigor. It stopped the falling and made my hair grow very rapidly, until now it is 45 inches in length."—Mrs. A. Boydston, Atchison, Kans. There's another hunger than that of the stomach. Hair hunger, for instance. Hungry hair needs food, needs hair vigor—Ayer's. This is why we say that Ayer's Hair Vigor always restores color, and makes the hair grow long and heavy. SI.OO a bottle. All druggists. If your druq cannot supply you, send "lis ono dollar and wo will express you a bottle, lie sure and give the name of vour nearest express office. Address, J. C. AYKU CO., Lowell, Mass. Miss Mamie Lane went to Weldon Thurs day to visit friends while her parents are absent on a visit to Nebraska. Mrs. S. U. Rush and daughter Gracie, of Burlington, came Thursday for a short visit with relatives in tbis city. Miss Emma Vanostrand departed Mon day for Omaha where she will visit a couplc of weeks with relatives. Miss May Kentner was a passenger for Weldon Monday where she will visit a couple of weeks with friends. H. Amn.«, of Garden Grove, was in Leon last Friday in consultation with tho other attorneys for W. H. Clark. Mrs. M. D. Fear returned to her home at Grand River Friday, after a pleasant visit in this city at the home of A. Cox. Mrs. Wm, Hunt, of Burlington, came Thursday to visit at the home of her brother Onn Eaton, south of town. Mrs. Lucy Ray departed Tuesday for Deadwoid, S. D. where she will visit a couple of weeks with her brothers. T. E. Horner left Saturday evening for Cedar Rapids to look at a drug stock which he contemplates purchasing. Miss Lois Royal of Garden Grove was a visitor at the home of John Metier in this city the latter part of last week. Miss Marie Trembly of Leon, visited Friday and Saturday with her brother, R. E. Trimbley.—Chariton Democrat. Mrs. Henry Otten left Tuesday evening for a visit of several weeks with relatives in Chicago, Ohio and New York City. County superintendent Mclutosh return ed from Grand River Saturday, where bo was holding a teacher's examination. R.C.Spencer and A. A. Nelson, of Au duton, spent a couple of days in Leon the first of the week on real estate business. Mrs. H. H. Rosenthal, of Unionville, Mo., came yesterday for a short visit with her father and many friends in this city. J. C. Wilson the well known Bethany attorney, spent a couple of days in this city ou business the latter part of last week. Dr. Frank Goodaoo, tbe well known veterinary, returned Saturday from a week's visit at his old home near Tuscola, Ills. Milo Moore departed on the excursion Tuesday for Iola, Kas., and will take a look at the country with a view of locat ing. Mike Sullivan left Thursday for Kansas City, and may decide to locate with one of the live stock commission firms in that city. Master Robbie Horner left Thursday for Blakesburg, Iowa, where he will spend a tew weeks at the home of his grandpar ents. M. Mayer returned Sunday from Chicago where he had been buying goods for tho new store which he will soon open in this city. Carlisle Canterbury, of New Loudon, is visiting his sister, Mrs. Wm. Woodard and other relatives in this county for a few days. R. G. Benton and wife, of Decatur, pisved through Leon Tuesday, en route for Kansas Cit where they will visit rel atives. Will Lewis returned to his home in Cainsviile, Mo Thursday after spending a few days at the home of his parents west of town. Mrs. E. L. Shira and daughter Winnie, of Eden township, went to McFall, Mo., Thursday to visit a couple of weeks with relatives. Capt. Garrett Gibson was a passenger Tuesday for New Hampton. Mo„ to visit a few days with his son, and attend the old settlers picn c. Frank Greenland, Wm. Overholtzer, Doc Cole and W. A. Rimsey, of the northwest part of tbe county, had business in this city last Thursday. Miss Nellie Sanger returned to her home at Leon, Iowa, after a pleasant visit in Waterloo with Miss Bertha Sanders,— Waterloo Courier. Miss Delia Cherrington returned to ber home at Decatur Monday after a short visit in this city at the line of her sister, Mrs. J. S. Parrish. Mrs. Mollie Vanbeek and Miss Emma Vanbeek, returned to their home at Davis City Thursday after visiting a few days with friends iu this city, W. J. Dtrr and wife returned Saturday from Sr. Jo-, where they have been visit ing at the h«m« of their daughter Mrs. J. D. Bruce for a few weeks. Willnrd Hnrrell returned Tuesday morn ing 1'rom a trip to Denver,) Culo-aio, and went from-here to resume his auues as station agent at Frederick. County auditor C. E. Lane with his wife and two youngest daughrers left Thursday for two weeks vi-.it with relatives at Lin coln, Grand Island, and Mullin, Neb. Misses Marion Stookey and Ethel Cruik sbank left Saturday for Lake Okoboji. where they will spend a few weeks as guests at the Manhattan Beach hotel. P. A. Gales went to Chariton Tuesday to help in\o'C3 a sock of shoes which Gates & Ke ler traded some land for and will move it to their big store at Indianola. Misses Nellie and Flora Rtnokey return ed to their home at Palo, Iowa, yesterday after visiting for a week ip this city at the home of their uncle, Marion F. Stokey. Elder H. II. Hubbell, tbe popular pastor of the Christian church in thH city, lefi Monday for Howard. Kas.. where he will visit a couple of weeks at tbe home of bis parents. Mr. James Kirk, of Grimes. Iowa, arriv ed last Thursday to spend a few dnjs at tbe Eaton home south of town, and visit with other relatives and friends in tbis vicinity. Miss Bessie Cowden left Saturday for Uniontown, Kas to visit her sister,'Miss Nina who is very sick with typhoid fever, ber mother having gone to her the week previous. Mrs. Zula Zavilz and little daughter re turned to their home at Guthrie Center Thursday, after visiting a few daysja this city at the home nf her uncle," James Grandstaff. A. G. Mead and wife, of CorydoQi came rer Friday and visited until Jniesday with their daughter, Mrs. M. Di^rnell in this city, who accompanied them home for a short visit. Mrs. Clarence Jeneree and children returned to their home at Chariton Tues day after a short visit in this city at the home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Uriah Mitten of south Leon. Mrs. Mary Moore of Leon, Iowa, came in this morning for a short visit at the home of Geo. G. Earley. She will also visit her brother, John Cook, near Reasnor.—Newton Herald. Mrs. H. D. Harrell and daughters went to Bethany Sunday where tliey will visit relatives and friends until Friday when they go to Denver, Colorado, where they will make their future home. Mrs. Jennie Sivearingen, of Des Moines visited over Sunday in this city with her step-sou, Z. Swearingen, the photograph er, going to Grant City the first of the week to visit in that vicinity. Mrs. Fred W. McCaull, wife of tbe night agent at tbe East side C. G. W. depot is expected home tonight or tomorrow from a two weeks' visit with relatives in Des Moines.—Waterloo Reporter. Mrs. J. W. Burnette and daughter Margaret who have been visiting at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Sam. L. Dar rah in this city for several weeks, returned Tuesday to her home at Clayton, 111. John and Carrie Redman returned home last Saturday from a three month's visit at St. John, Wash. They report a pleasant visit, but return fully satisfied that Iowa is one of tbe finest states in the Union. Frank Hoffman has resigned his position as baker at tbe Empire bakery and went to Council Bluffs Monday for a week's visit with relatives. When he returns he will start a second bake shop, using the south side oven. Rev. I. N. Woodward and family went to Clearfield Tuesday for a short visit with friends. On Thursday Rev. Woodward will officiate at the laying of the cornet stone of a fine new M. E, church which will be built at Clearfield. Mrs. S. Varga and son Stephen returned Thursday from a month's visit at the home of ber parents at Digbton, Kas., and with relatives at Soloinan, Kas. Her sister. Miss Marie Evaus, of Dightou, came home with her and will spend the summer in this city. Mrs. H. I). Harrell and children went to Bethany Sunday, where tbey will visit relatives until the first of the 'week when they go to Denver, Colorado, where they will make their home, Mr. Harrell having accepted a position as yarduiaster of the Colorado Jfc Southern at Denver. Mrs. Matilda Gardner returned to her home at Bethany Thursday, after a weeks visit in this city at the home of her daugb ter, Mrs. H. D. Harrell. Miss Merl Harrell went home with her to visit a few days before leaving for ber new borne at Denver, Colorado, where her parents are moving. Sam Mendenhall. a former well known citizen of High Point, who has taken a claim near Dawson, Okla., passed through Leon Tuesday on his way to High Point for a short visit. He reports excellent crops in Oklahoma, and ttas greatly surprised to see such magnificent crops as we have in this part of Iowa. Teachers' Examinations. Examinations for teachers' certificates will be held as follows: Lamoni, July 18-1'J. Woodland, Julv22. Leon, Julv 25-26. J. A. MCINTOSH, County Superintsndent Something Unique in Photography Platinotype, Platino and Solio work Can give you black and white or senia tones. Come and see the work. HENRIETTA VOGT, North Side of Square. Prince 7424, sire of 5 standard to 2:28 winner Ked pacers and trotters from*2:19J Also sire of the §500 State Fair Ked Scott. The §700 yearling Lasalle W. The $1,130 gelding Opal and many ather from §200 to $700. Don't you want a colt that will sell for something. B:eed to Ked Prince at Gore's barn. F. H. MATTHEWS. If you want good photos try Vogt's new gallery, north side square. •••••••••••••••••••••••••A Are You Coming? Leon, Iowa, S August 5 and 6 SAMUEL H. REED, I will be one of the orators of 1 THE BUXTON BAND consisting of 31 players will S _^furnlshjmislc^^ I BMP PiBiDE 1 will take place in the ing at 10 a. m. morn- Ball Game IS between two first-class clubs will be held in the afternoon. You Ought to Come! MORTUARY. .yPerry B. Robinson. (DELAYED NOTICE) The remains of Perry B. Robinson one of Decatur Co. pioneer settlers was brought here from Loveland, Col. last Friday. The funeral services were held at the M. E. church. Rev. Knoll officiated after which his remains was taken to the cemetry and placed by the side of his aged companion. Uncle Perry as he was familiarly called by that name was over 82 years old and was an honest upright man respected by all, he had been a member of the M. £. church for many years and was a faith ful christian following the foot steps of bis loved Saviour. Mrs. Newton Sylvester of Loveland, Col. and Dr. Bowman and wife of Leon accompanied the remains to Iowa for burial. By some neglect of the rail-road transfer the friends arrived ou Thursday 3 o'clock train from St. Joe, when it was discovered that the corpse was not on the train. U. (i. Griffin our station agent went to the telegraph and found the corpse was at Chariton and would be sent on tbe morning traiu. This was a grea trial to his daughter Mrs. Sylvester who had brought him so far to fulfill a re quest he had made when he sold his home here and went to live with her in Col. that be should be brought home to be buried by the aide of his aged com panion who had proceeded him to the heavenly shore. He leaves one son and two daughters all of whom was present at his funeral. Peace to his memory. Davis Citv Cor. THE CHURCHES. Rev. W. H. Isley will preach at Crown Chapel next Sunday aftenoon. Reverend Mrs. S. A. Gibbons will preach at Palestine church Sunday July m. 20 that 11 a. There will be no preaching service at the Christian Church next Lord's Day. July 20th Mrs. Eva Williamson will lead in the morning devotional service. The subject of the sermon at the Presbyterian Church next Sabbath morning will be "Christ's Three Doc trines Concerning Himself." That of tbe evening will be "Belshazzar's Impious Feast." During the heated term none of the services will be pro tracted beyond the hour. Attention is specially called to the sermons in the M. E. church for next Sunday. Epworth League, and Sunday School at usual hours. Preaching both morning and evening by the Pastor. In the morning the subject will be: "The Broadened Horizon", in the evening, "Why I Am Not An Infidel." 10 cents refunded for every package of Putnam Fadeless dyes that fails to give entire satisfaction. The only dyes thus guaranteed. Monroe Drug Co., Unionville, Mo. It you buy rosin separate from soap it may benefit you in some way, but it is no good in soap. Maple City Soap contains no rosin. All go to Gore's barn for feed. tf TWO FINE YOUNG MS WOODLAWN Black, with white points, 4 years old, 16thands high, rangy, smoothe high headed, fine coat. New Taxpayer Black, with white ipoints, 5 years old, 15} hand^ high,broad flat bone and heavy built. These fine young jacks will make the season of 1902 at J. W. McLaughlin's barn in'Decatur City. Iowa. TERMS—$10.00 to insure liyiug colt. $8.00 to insure mare with foal. Parties parting with or removing tnare will be held for the insurance money. Care will be taken to prevent accidents but we wilt not be responsible should any occur. EURITT BROS.,Owners Red Prince 7424, the prince of sires in southern Iowa, F. H, MATTHEWS. Do not fail to go to the Lecin Home Nurseries and select some fresh, healthy stock for orchard and garden. sale a« 3c. a ISALT SALT •..«.•. A Car of Coarse Salt Per Barrel Fancy dried peaches, large, pound 12%c California prunes, good, pound 5c Fancy Japan Rice, pound Gc Tip Top Oats, 2 pounds and prize 10c Worth W. A. GAKRET. $IOO On account of the great freight handlers strike in Chicago I have been delayed in getting my new stock of goods, but expect to receive them in time to be ready for business the com ing week. An experience of over twenty-five years in the Clothing business warrants me in asserting that I know what the public wants in my line of business. A cordial invitation is extended to ail my old customers to call and inspect my new stock. Store open In a few days for business. A How to get a Watch for 48 Cents C. V. RUBY. Manager. Fruit Jars, Rubbers, Sealing Wax, Extra Caps, Parafine and everything you need to save your fruit. Harry J. Vogt & Co. tf 4' 1 This is a nice stem wind watch in nice nickel silver case guar anteed for one year. Anyone buyiug clothing, hats, or shoes to the amount of §3.00 or more can get the watch for 48c. This offer holds good until July 5. We have the best bargains in cloth ing of any house in the town. We sell you genuine Fairfax Wor steds for $7.85. G. A. R. suits, Slater Woolen Co, $7.45. See our $7.50 suits for §4.95. We have just received 300 sample fur hats from the manufacturer and will sell them tor less than half price. The T. & J. special and the Ross §3.00 tur hat we offer for $1.23. This is a snap. Why pay $1.50 to §2.50 for a fur hat when we will sell you the same hat for half the price. This -si sounds like boasting but it is the plain fact, so make us prove it. We guarantee our price to be lower than any liouse in the county on any goods we have in the house. MFG. OUT-LET AND CONSIGNMENT STORE J&tilL. ?i" 1 J" •'•..4 to you to cure child or adult of incontinence of water during sleep. Anti-Diuretic My new store which will be located in the Varga buiidiug first door north of the postoffice will carry a complete and up-to-date line of High Grade Clothing, Furnishing Goods, Under wear and Hats and Caps, and I will give special attention to catering to the highest class of trade In these lines. While the goods will be high grade the prices will be as low as goods can be sold by anyone. stops it Immediately. $1.00. Sold by W. C. Stemprl & Co., druggists. Money to Loan on Improved farms at 5 per cent, interest for 5, 6 to 10 years time. F. VABGA & SON M. Mayer. I will continue to buy wool and fore will pay highest cash price. Some merchants would have you believe that shoddy goods sold at a low price are bargains but don't be deceived by any such !S§ rot. What constitutes a bargain is when you are offered first-clasfffS merchandise at the price of cheap shoddy stuff. We carry only fs§ first-class goods but we sell them at such low prices that com-iiSl petitors can't match the prices. Come iu and see our goods—see§§| our prices—take them home with you and examine the quality i#| and if you have not got more than your:- with your glasses money's worth bring them back and get your money. For the Ladies We have the very best values offered in the town in ladies' vests at 5c, 7%c, 8%c, 10c, 12%c, 15c to 35c. Other houses have the same priced vests as we but they are short in quality. See-.* ours before you buy. Half price on hemstitched handkerchiefs I f} to4- IfS §1® fe® hereto- on h'Jy 3 SALT I Large Pickles, sour, dozen 10c Dried Be^f, wafer sliced, can 15c Salmon, 1 pound, red, can 15c Mustard in pint jars, jar 10c £-i v'