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& jf If 4* t. £jlllllllllflllllllllllllllf||l||||||||||||||||||||lf||ll|||||||||»lll|||i||||l||||tl||||ll||||||||||||||||t|||ll± Dr. Morris, the new dentist has open ed office in Biggs' block opposite Dr. Foxwortliy's office. Single Fire Pot Heaters warm the floor instead of the ceiling. The kind sold by OLF. MILLS. The Creston District Fair this year is Sept. 1, 2, 3 and 4, and they will have good racing, fine stock, shpyj ajid attrac tions of all kinds. -f .*£ ta ,?? "«r W '?m 51 —•*& :&: IMu fa* Normal Week You need food for the brain and nerves. Then try Norka Oats. All Ready for Use Shredded Whole Wheat Biscuits, Force, Malta Vita, Grape Nut. These are all cooked and ready to serve with cream and sugar. Other Things Pancake Flour, Cream of Wheat, Oven Baked Oats, Fresh Fruits and Vegetables, Water Melons, Pickles, Honey, Jelly, Fresh Bread and Cookies and all kinds of Canned Fruits and Vegetables. Candy We have a nice line of high grade creams and chocolates. Writing Tablets 5c and 10c. Try our Rio Coffee pound 15c. CASTER & JACKSON g§ 5iiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiHiiiimiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiimiiiiiiiiiiiiiiimiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiimiiiiiiii!iiiiiir 1 1 50-41 v\V. Finch, of Ottmuwa, has been plac ed in charge of the feeding station at Swift & Company's plant., His family arrived from Ottumwa last Thursday and will make this city their home. C". L. Lamb of Osceola, who a number of years ago was operator at the Q. de pot in this city, was last week elected as Master-at-Arms of the K. P. Grand Lodge. Clarence has many friends in this city who are pleased to See his services tor the order recognized. \V. H. Bobbitt is doing a thriving busi ness at his Foxy Tom cigar factory, putting another cigar maker, Mr. S. W. Williams, of Winterset, at work Monday to keep up with the orders. He is going to push the Foxy Tom cigars for all tliey -are worth, and smokers say they are worth eyery cent of the 5 cents they cost.' The colored people of Garden Grove, will celebrate Emancipation day in that •city tomorrow. Joseph Johnson, the well known colored attorney, will de liver an address and there will be a ball game between the colored nine from Buxton,Iowa, and the Garden Grove club. There will also be a big beef and mutton barbecue, singing, dancing and other amusements. Wm. Martz, the well known stockman of near Blockley, has purchased a valu able herd bull from the Pine Grove herd owned by John W. Long and Mr. Martz is considered a very good judge of an animal. The editor of Farm Home in speaking of Mr. Long's herd boar com plimented him highly in having a hog from one of the best herds in America. Mr. Long tells us that his advertising in THE REPORTER has secured him sev eral buyers for both cattle and hogs. Prof. J. H. Drake last week filed his resignation as principal of the Leon schools with the school board, and at a meeting of the board on Thursday even ing the resignation was accepted and steps t#ken to secure a new principal. There have been several applicants for the position, and a meeting of the board was held last evening for tho'purpose of •electing but THE REPORTER went to pre?s before the meeting was held. Prof. Drake resigned to accept a posi tion as commercial instructor in the Creston schools, at the same salary ho received as principal in this city. He made application last spring for the Leon schools for next year, and the board re-elected him in April as he said he desired to retain the school for another year, and the board had no intimation that ho contemplated a •change.oi: Jia4 jnade an ajppllcatipn else where until he was elected by the Creston board. Try our Blees Buggies. BOWSHER & Biomsox. Don't forgot the dates of the Creston Fair, Sept. 1,2, 3 and 4. Fine racing and attractions. 50-4t Wm. Richardson, of Pleasanton, and S. L. Cox, of Eden township, were the only old soldiers examined by the pension board yesterday. Drs. Brown and Bowman operated Tuesday on Mrs. Mock, mother of Mrs. W. S. Turner, west of. town, for dropsy, relieving her of about three gallons of fluid. We have about 1000 bales of hay and straw to close out. Will make prico on hay 25 cents per bale on straw 20 cents per bale, 11 n§ nnrjl W.P. CLARK & Co. "Town Talk" tells all about the new towns on the Omaha extension of the Chicago Great Western Railway. For free copy write Edwin B. Magill, Mgr. Towusite Dept., Fort Dodge, la. Oct. 1 If you want a farm sold or want a farm loan at lowest rate of In terest and best terms go to E. J. Sankey, southeast corner Main and Commercial streets, Leon, la. The Misses Eloise Finley, Charlotte Vogt, Delia Chcrrington and Mate Parrish, of Leon, have been spendin the week in Chariton with the latter's sister, Mrs. Ed. V. Lawrence.—Chariton Herald. While shoeing a horse yesterday morning, W. W. Craig, the well known blacksmith, received a painful injury, the animal striking him in the face with its front foot, breaking his nose, and bruising his face quite badly. Jim Bowsher always was a lucky fel low and his luck seems to stay with him out in Cripple Creek, Colorado, as we find the following item in the Times of that city. "Mr. J..R. Bowsher, of Leon, Iowa, won the prize at the Pocahontas card party last night." William Fogelinan, the old gentleman residing on south Main street, who was stricken last week with apoplexy, died Friday without regaining consciousness, His remains accompanied by numerous relatives, were taken to Saline, Mo., Saturday for interment. The Bee Hive store had offered a fine chamber set to the customer who brought the most eggs to their store be tween the dates of July 15 and August 15. The contest closed last Saturday and was won by James Baker who brought in 154 dozen and 5 eggs, all of his own raising. Mrs. Simon Goodman was second with 123 dozen and 10 eggs. A feather renovating thief struck Creston recently. He secured a house to do his work and then nailed up all windows. He promised to do the work very cheap and, in consequence, secured many feather ticks. After a while one lady got anxious at the slowness fof the work and investigated the nailed up house. It was empty, not a sign of a feather tick there. The fellow had ship ped the feathers to the U.S. Feather Co at, (pjncagp and sold them. And the ,wp»eo-r!w0ll, they wilL .hjive to pick more gieeae before they again recline on downy beds of ease. "King Beo" air blast for soft coal. G. F. MILLS. Dop'uty stato oil inspector J. 15. Currie, of Creston, had business in this city Monday. LOST—In Leon a plush laprobe. The finder will be rewarded by returning same to THK LEON REPORTER office. Buy your protrait frames /rom Swear engin. A new lot of very fine frames just received. Call and see tliein. 51-tf The music class of Mrs. C. 15. Gardner will enjoy a picnic this evening at the pleasant home of Mrs. Gardner in south Leon. Foil RUNT Good 8 room house on east Commercial street, with full block of ground, good barn, orchard and improve ments. JOK L. WARNER. City marshal Chandler received his lost billy by express from Davis City Monday, charges collected, and he is trying to find out how it got down there. The biggest fair in this part of the state will be the Creston District Fair at Creston, Iowa, Sept. 1,2,3 and 4. Speed purses and premiums amounting to ?7,500. 50-4t The second floor of Dr. H. R. Layton's brick block occupied as offices by Drs. Layton & Bowman has all been laid with fine polished floors, making it one of the finest suites of offices in the country. We acknowledge a pleasant call from Prof. J. F. Mitchell, in company with Elder H. If. Hubbell Monday. Prof. Mitchell is the historical lecturer of Drake University, and was visiting the Normal in this city. Judge. R. L. Parrish lias issued an order postponing the opening of the August term of district court which was to have convened on next Monday for one wok, so that court will commence Monday August 31st. Mrs. Dora Fierce-Reed and infant nby died Saturday morning at her home in Van Wert within a few hours of each other, the baby living but a short me after being born. They were buried Sunday, the funeral being the largest ever seen in Van Wert. Garden Grove has passed a city ordi nance requiring all business houses, including restaurants, to close their doors at nine o'clock every night ex cept Saturday night, when they may re main open until 11 o'clock. We'll wager a doughnut however they will have a mighty hard time enforcing the ordi nance. The Davis City reunion was unfortu nate in running up against severe i-ains last week, but notwithstanding the bad weather there were big crowds on the grounds each day, and all seemed to have a good time. Agent Kctcliara sold over 500 tickets from this station, and several hundred drove across the coun try with teams. The one year old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John Chastain who reside just east of Leon got hold of a large tablet of bichloride of mercury, a deadly poison, Sunday and swallowed it.. The parents noticed the burns on its lips and a raw egg was given the child at once, while Dr. Bowman was phoned for, who on arriving administered antidotes, being joined later by Dr. Waiglit and after working several hours the little one was pronounced out of danger, but it was a very close call. Judge H. M. Towner and reporter W. M. I-Iyland were in Leon last Thursday and held a special term of the district court at which Judge Towner passed on the motion for a new trial in the case of State against Richard Pray who was convicted at the last term of court of arson for the burning of By Hay's livery barn at Grand River, overruling the motion and setting Monday, August 24, the first day of the August term of court for sentence. As Judge Parrish will hold the August term of court it will necessary for Judge Towner to come here and open his court to pass the sen tence. Frank N. Hansel 1, manager of the Graham, Darrah & Hansell big depart ment store in this city will go to St Louis again Saturday night to spend a week buying now goods for their store in this city. The big trade which Mr Hansell has built up necessitates fre quent trips to market to replenish their stock. Ho is a shrewd and careful buy er and always picks up a number of big bargains which he gives the benefit of to his customers. The big store on the corner has built up a fine trade and we are pleased to see them prospering. It is one of the most popular tradin places in Leon. John Culp, a. painter residing in this city, was arrested Tuesday on an in formation filed by city marshal W. S Chandler charging him with bootlegging whiskey. He was tried before justice C.W. Beck, county attorney A. P. Olson appearing for stato and V. R. McGinnis for the defendant. Joseph Bailey, farmer living in High Point township, and Charles Adair, of Leon, both testi fied they had purchased liquor from Culp, and after hearing the eviden Justice Beclf.found him guilty oh two pounts, and imposed a fine of $50 and costs pn each count. Culp filed an ap peal bond and lias appealed tlio case to the district court. 4) THE LEON REPORTER, THURSDAY, AUGUST 20, 1903. FOR SALE—Some choice young Buff Plymouth Rock Cockerels at !?1.00 each. O. E. HULL. Pickering & Son will give a warrant on welding sickles and all other smith ing.^ P'he Womans Guild of the M. 15.church •will give a picnic supper at the home of O. E. Hull on Friday evening Aug, 28. I have a number of good farms in Northern Missouri to trade for Iowa land or merchandise. 20-tf ]. McDoxouuii, LEON, IA. rl he railroads have made a one fare the round trip to the state fair this ar, the tickets being placed on sale -day. The fair commences to-morrow. 'Overheated at the Washtub." How often have you heard that expression every summer of your lives. The heated term is here again, if you arc wise you will use Maple City Self-Washing Soap. Throw away your washboard and keep cool. Do not let your grocer substitute. Mark Sanger received some painful injuries by falling down the stairs at his home in east Leon Sunday night. He had been called on account of the death Gf Mrs. Bright, and in starting down the tairs missed his bearing and fell to the bottom, bruising his head and face severely. J. H. B. Woodroffe, special agent~~of the Mutual Life Insurance Co. of New York was here the first of the week and delivered to Mrs. Carl Eals a draft for i'2,000, the full amount of a policy which her son Fred Eals, who was drowned in Grand River four weeks ago, carried. An alarm of lire Tuesday afternoon bout three o'clock called the lire de iart meiifc to the homo of Uncle George Mills in east Leon, where a small lire was blazing around the chimney. The sparrows had carried a lot of hay and rash on the roof around the chimney nd this had caught lire. A few buckets of water extinguished the Maze, the damage being small. M. Mayer, the veteran clothier, re turned last Saturday from a trip to Chi cago, where he spent a week selecting his new fall and winter stock of dotti ng and furnishing goods. Mr. Mayer one of the best clothing buyers who visit Chicago, and many years experi ence enables him to select just what his customers desire. When his new goods come in there will be some nobby new styles and they were bought at prices which he can offer as special induce ments to his customers. orginal 1 Judges II. M. Towner and R. L. Parrish were in consultation in this city last Thursday for the purpose of fixing the time for holding court in this county during the years 1904 and 1905. Nicy made some decided changes ln the schedule for this county, so that for the next two years we will have three terms of court in the first half of the year and only one term in the last hall. The dates for convening court in 1904 are Jan. 4, March, *21 May 1fi and Oct. 24, and in 1905 Jan. 2, March 20, May 15 and Oct. 23. This schedule does away with the Augwst term which will be held in May and changes the November term to October, which is much more satisfactory to the attor neys. closed up. Opened Saturday a new line of the Kalamazoo underskirts. Made from excellent materials. Finished as thev should be. All seams felled and ruffles taped on. $i.oo, Si.25, §1.50 and $2.00. fine Shoes-for Ladies Snappy, pretty styles in foot-form lasts. No breaking in, easy as an old shoe. Selz made them. $1.50, $2.00, $2-75 §3-°° $3-5° and time. We guarantee this. 1 L-lI jiJr is" si.iViL-rt At the meeting (tf the W. C. T. U. held at the home of Mi«w Grace Morrell last Thursday afternoon, Mrs. John Vander ley ifras elected president of the society. The minister who says that Kansas City floods were a blessing in disguise because they settled the harbor troubles reminds RS of Josh Billings' remark that tight boots were a blessing because they madle a man forget id I his other troubles. '1 lie ladies of tlio Christian church have been granted the eating house privilege o:* tlio grounds during tliej Leon reunion and will serve good old fashioned chicken pie meals each day, which will be a great accommodation to the, people who at tend the reunion. As retaliation for his activity Ln pros ecuting the liquor sellers at the Davis City reunion last week, Rev. A. Knoll, t,he Methodist pastor was arrested Mon day on the charge of carrying concealed weapons, and Mayor W. C. Hamilton found him guilty and imposed a flue of $25. The friends of Rev. Knoll Immedi ately raised a purse and paid th© fine for him. Postmaster John. Ledgerwood, wh©' is the director of the-state fair from the eighth district, went to Dcs Mouses Saturday where he will remain until the close of the fair. In addition to- his duties as director Mr. .Ixjdgerwoodi is also superintendent of the machinery hall, and he is having his hands full, for it is the largest machinery exhibit in the history of the society. M. A. Gam mill of this city is assisting him. The sellers of hop ale and other drinks at Davis City last week got into a dilli culty between themselves, a warrant being sworn out before Justice Scott at Lamoni, and II cases of hop tea found in possession of Tart Kultou were seized. 'I art is one of those fellows who believes in a square deals so an information was filed against Louis Hill and nearly a car load of the same stuil was seized. The result was that all the places where, there was anything to drink sold were THE REPORTER job department is en joying a phenomenal pat ronage, its fast presses having been running day and night for the past few weeks in an ei deavor to keep up with- our orders, With new type and press and the best job printer in southern Iowa, the people are learning that when tlicy want lirst class work THE REPORTER office is the place to got it, especially in the- matter of commercial and color printing. Bring your job printing to THE REPORTER and you'll get work that pleases you every time. John Cox, a farmer living northwest of Leon in Center township, met with a severe accident last Saturday evening. While driving across a small bridge near the old Rumley farm having his wife and children in a double carriage drawn by a span of mules, the bridge .fell down and the whole outfit fell six eight feet. Mr. Cox was luidly bruised and his nose broken, Mi's. Cox was hurt about the head, the carriage was demolished and one mule hurt. The bridge was a township bridge put in by Center township, but the county bridge gang did some of the work when the bridge was put in. AT HURST'S Ladies' Petticoats New Dress Goods worth it every THE LEON REUNION Opens Sept. 1st. We invite you to make our store your up town headquarters. Leave your packages and baskets here and meet your friends here. Your are welcome whether you trade here or not. HURST BROS. LEON, IOWA. ff F*JF /, •V.-****?** R/- VJ. ADDITIONAL CORRESPONDENCE Crown. The ice cream supper that was to b« given atliOiinie Hyat's last Friday even ing was postponed on account of tlio stormy weather. Sam and Tom Bright are riding in a new buggy now days. John Johnson passed through hero Friday on his way to ilumeston. Grace Merrill called at John Garber's Saturday evening. .Mary and Minnie Paintor, of Grand River, are staying with their grandma, Mrs. J. N. Madden, who is very sick at (his writing. Frank Long and family are making a few days visit with relatives in Monroe county, Iowa. Geo. Simons the adjuster for tho farmers Insurance Co., passed through here one day last week going to settlO a loss for rs. H. E. Snider, who had throe horses killed by lightning a few days ago. John Ilalverson returned from| Iowa county. Iowa Wednesday where he has been visiting. Burr Oak Ridge. Mrs. Mel Craig and children returned, to her home at Saline, Mo., Wednesday of last week after a week's visit in this vicinity with relatives. Maud and Rex Adams returned to Van Wert Saturday. Charley Clark purchased three spring calves of Charles Chastain. James Williamson, wife and son, also Miss Harriet drove to Clio Saturday. Ralph and Dolly Johnson were in this vicinity visiting before departing for Oklahoma where they go to make their future home. Hazel Clark returned to Loon Satur day after a visit at her grandpa Clark's. Miss Lido Chastain has been visiting in Leon the past week. Joe Keller and family were Sunday visitors at Woodland. Mr. Lewis Gammon is (juite sick. Several Woodland young ladies went to Leon to attend Institute. -M. I). Shii-a lias leen weaving woven will. fence for Mr. ISany. h. E. Rumley and family departed for Marslialltown, Iowa, Monday for a visit with relatives. lioy Gammon and bride returned Friday from Newton, Iowa. 'Their many friends extend hearty congratulations. Myrtle Rumley is attending Institute. Several teams have been employed this week hauling corn to the county farm. John McCalla visited Rov Watsabaugh Sunday. Alma Kimport took dinner with Bello McCullan Sunday. Newt Sankey and mother drove out from J- Monday to their farm. Mrs. Pattent had the misfortune to loose a pocket book containing papers, gold chain, and gold ring between hei* home and Lewis Gammon's. Mr. Ulm and family and grandma Woster took dinner at A. J. Rum ley's Sunday. John McCalla hauled corn from Yince Robinson's Monday. The Iowa State building at St. Louis is farther along in construction than, any other suite building and the mana gers of the exposition are delighted with its appearance. Iowa does not do things by halves, but when she under takes to do a thing you can depend up on it that the tiling will be done about right. The structure will be in keeping with the growth and general prosperity of the state and a building that our people need not be ashamed of. Let tho good work go on other states are at liberty to pattern after the Iowa build ing as there arc no building rights re served. New York city has more Jews tliaa Jerusalem and London together. Some of the new suitings are in and we 11 be glad to have your opinion on. them. New black silks too—suggest that you call at your convenience and take a look no trouble and you're welcome whether you buy or not. Men's fine Shoes Florsheim & Company have sent us their fall and winter samples to order from. We'll have these open at our store until the 25th and invite you to call and see them if you want to be showed. '^kr' Wc