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*&&s* I? 'V* gire/ ft II® I i' iff 1 Sift $ii?v i/w lWi S irL & 4* Sfft pi it- %4 ri I irl Vj *2* 'C* i:4 4/ to p" 8 V-4:^^ at y- Hickory Grove. 1W __ Rube McLaughlin and wife visited Hvitli Charlie Woodard and family Sun day. Willis Creese who made the high dire from the crab tree is slowly recovering. John Woodard and wife and son Cliff called on A. J. Wells and family Satur day evening. Grover Sears has purchased a fine driving team. Charley Phipps and family and Adrian Vertz and wife drove to Beaconsfteld 5,r," Saturday evening to visit over Sunday •with E. P. Phipps. Un I Ira Kelley and wife visited with Fred Hembry and family Sunday. Vern Kier and sisters, Lena and Irene, and Nellie Wells spent Sunday after noon on the river boat riding. ....Joe Adams and daughter Ethel and son Ray departed last Friday for Salem, ^K*1' Mo., where Mr. Adams will attend the Baptist association. Edith Negley was a guest of Rachel Campbell Saturday evening and Sunday. "I had a running, itching sore on my leg. Suffered tortures. Doan's Oint ment took away the burning and itching instantly and quickly effected perina Dent cure." C. W. Lenhart, Bowling Green, Ohio. Van Wert. Misses Jennie Gould and Dulla Fuller Mrent to Des Moines Monday, accom panied by Mrs. Parrish and Mrs. Masey. Miss Cora Strong, of Kaos&s, is li?j^ visiting relatives, "3*9^611 Thompson and Jimmie Gould Spent Sunday in Grand River. Mrs. Rushing and daughter Mrs. Stickle, went to Des Moines Saturday lor a week's visit with her daughter, Mrs. Barkheimer. Amy and Fay Beneflel, of Leon, came Saturday for a few days visit with their cousins, Meda and Clella Thompson. Mr. Dutton came Saturday for a few days visit with his wife who is very sick at the home of her mother, Mrs. Harper. J. B. Thompson and family of Missouri came Friday for a few days visit with relatives. Charles Reed went to Keokuk Satur day. "-J, A blessing alike to young and old Dr. Fowler's Extract of Wild Straw berry. Nature's specific for dysentery, diarrhoea and summer complaint. S Gsnten erm, 'Lloyd Smith, of Princeton, Mo., who lias been visiting relatives and friends here went to Leon to work. Mrs. A, N. Stearns and son Guy went to Laraoni. Mrs. W. Martin, of Richmond, Mo., re turned after a visit with Henry Martin. Miss Lizzie Scliriner, who has been visiting her sister, Mrs. Strohl, return ed last Saturday to her home in Mora via, accompanied by her niece, Mildred .^Strohl. j, i'Misses Fannie and Hallie Swope went to Humeston last Saturday to visit rel atives. Miss Jessie Martin went to Des Moines, Saturday of last week to visit relatives. Clarke Thomas went to Des Moines Saturday of last week to attend the state fair. Miss Mary Konklin went to Des Moines Monday to attend the fair and visit her sister. Mr. and Mrs. E. S. Boynton left Mon day for Saguha, Colo., to visit relatives. Mr. and Mrs. Spathe went to Silesia, Montana, to visit relatives. Charlie Jones returned from Chilli cothe, Mo., Sunday where he has been vrorking for some time. Dr. and Mrs. W. E. Lyon, returned from Brighton, Iowa, Monday. The Emancipation Day celebration was a success in every respect, quite a large crowd being in attendance. The exercises at the park were' very inter esting. The ball game between the Buxton Wonders and Garden Grove was the best game ever played on the Gar den Grove diamond. The darkies beat the Garden Grove team by a score of 3 to 5. They are one of the best teams in the state. Ely's Liquid Cream Balm is an 'did friend in a new form. It is prepar ed for the particular benefit of sufferers from nasal catarrah who are used to an atomizer in spraying the diseased mem branes. All the healing and soothing properties of Cream Balm are retained in the new preparation. It does not dry up the secretion?. Price including spraying tube, 75 cents. At your drug gist's or Ely Brothers, 56 Warren Street, jft'ew York, will mail it. 1 1 \lndlana and Ohio Excursions. The Chicago Great Western Railway -willNpn Sept. 1-8-15 and October6th, sell tickets at one and one-third fare for the iround trip to Cincinnati, Colum bus, Dayton, Toledo, Sandusky, Spring Held, Elkhart, Fort Wayne, LaFayette, Indianapolis and all other intermediate points in 01ik and Indiana, also Louis ville, Ky. !Fi»r 't'* »'I'» ,|,•!' t» From Our Correspondents further information apply to any Great Western Agent, or j. P. ELMER,G. P. A., Chicago, IlL' L-8t Woodland. Misses Lenna and Ethel Newlin, of Joplin, Mo., are visiting relatives here. Quito a largo number from here are attending the state fair this week. Mr. and Mrs. Jess Still attended the Baptist association near Pleasanton Saturday and Sunday. Miss Nellie Dale, of near Spring Val ley, was in town Saturday. Uncle Gideon Houseman," an old and respected citizen, died Sunday morning and was laid to rest in the Lentz ceme tery Monday morning. The services were conducted by W. H. Wilson. Mr. and Mrs. Cecil, of Kellerton are visiting at Dr. W. L. Gleason's. Quite an interesting game of ball was played at Leon last Saturday be tween Sorghum and Woodland. Wood land winning the game by a score of 8 to 10. Hurst, the famous league pitch er of Sioux City, was in the box for Sorghum with a catcher from Des Moines. But they were no puzzle for the "Dobbers from the brush" as they connected with the "horse hide" on all occasions, pounding out anjeasy victory. Little Geo. Ininan was in the box for the "brushers" and kept them guessing all the time. Who's Our next victim? Happy Vale. W. L. Armstrong and wife attended the colored picnic at Garden Grove. Ralph Frost is sporting anew wheel. Clyde Yost and family attended the colored picnic at Garden Grove. Miss Q1U§ WUJiamg js staying with MfSi W, L. Armhh'oug, Mesdames Wilt Richards and James Trisler, of Garden Grove took dinner with Mrs. Willis Frost. Bid Grost and family called on Dennis Daughton Sunday. Willis Frost and family attended church at Crown Sunday. Ella Jenkins is enjoying a visit from a lady of Stanberry, Mo. Aunt Martha Morton, of Oklahoma, has been visiting friends in these parts. An aged lady by the n^me of Mills is very sick at the home of her sister Mrs. Campbell. Poka Oney is having a serious time with rheumatism. Willie Walton and family are attend the state fair. Zola Bruner is quite sick. Pleasanton. W. B. Pierce has bought the Elmore property and will move as soon as he gets possession. It is reported they in-i tend keeping boarders. The Baptists closed a very interesting session of their district conference at New Salem Monday. The L. D. S. basket meeting in the park Sunday was well attended. A good many from Lamoni came. P. F. Early, one of our dry goods mer chants returned home Saturday. He had been in Des Moines on business. Some of our Methodist folks attended quarterly conference in Davis City. Quite a good many of our people are attending the state fair. Silas Rogers is in Des Moines this week being one of the fair police. Wedding bells are beginning to ring. Henry Emmons expects to go soon to his property ho recently purchased in Washington. Clarence Little, a Decatur county boy, but recently of Missouri, left Tues day for Washington, where he will make his future home. We are sorry to loose these people from our community, but commend them the people. Normal Vale. Mr. and Mrs. Teaters called on Leon friends Tuesday. Harve Morgan moved on the old Reed farm Tuesday. Miss Stella Allen called on Sam Horn one day last week. Mrs. D. P. Leahy and daughter Clara, and Jennie Rock, called on Mrs. Jane Miller Sunday. Anna Leahy left Monday for Des Moines to visit her sister, Mrs. Frank Hall, and attend the state fair. France Hamilton, of Davis City, was in our city Sunday talking up lightning rods. Minnie Hatfield called on Leon friends Monday. Mrs. Jim Miller called on Mrs. Jeff Fulton Monday. George Rogers bought a load of hogs Tuesday. D. P. Leahy delivered hogs at Block ley Monday. Mrs. Blanche Foster is visiting her father, Mr. Willis Cornet this week. Bar lean Brothers gave a dance Satur day night. A nice time was reported. Tom Truitt and best girl called at Davis City Sunday. Normal Vale school will begin the first Monday in September. AnnaTabler is teacher. Several from here aro attending Normal this week. Greighton Miller transacted business in Leon Monday. We had a, nice qvin here Monday evening. George Jennings called on Jim Miller Saturday evening. M,,* ,u1-0- —"^-V* i-v,-V- Burr Oak Ridge. An agent working in behalf of the "Dial of Progress" was on the ridgo Friday. A seven pound boy arrived at Wil 1 Johnson's one day last week. Elmer Ruinley and wife returned Sat urday from a week's visit with rela tives at Marshalltown. M. D. Shira hauled corn to the county farm last week. Mr. Culp and Mr. Myers finished the work at the school house Friday. J. E. Bruner and daughters, Zola and Josie, and a number of other young folks went over to the river for a few days outing. This vicinity is pretty well repre sented at the state fair. Jim McCalla, a nephew of W. H. Mc Calla, arrived last week for a visit with relatives. It has been eighteen years since he visited this county. During that time ho has been In the Klondikes, British Columbia and over most of the western states. While here he will visit the state fair. Etta Parsons was a caller at J. M. Chastain's Sunday afternoon. John McCalla delviered baled hay Jin Leon Monday. Mesdames R. Meek, G. Meek and E. Rumley called on grandma Webster Sunday Afternoon. W. H. McCalla, wife and nephew, Jim McCalla, drove to Van Wert Monday to visit E. O. Adam's family. On their way they stopped at Decatur to visit J. A. Brown's. Foley's Kidney Cure WiH.cure Bright's Disease. Will euro Diabetes. Will cure Stone in Bladder. Will cure Kidney and Bladder Diseases. L. Van Werden. Morgan. Mesdames Thomas, Evans and Curry visited at D. A. Robinson's Monday. Lucile Smalhvood is visiting Blanche Osborn this week. Bird Cozad visited with Blanche Osborn Monday. Clyde Newcomer visited Monday night and Tuesday at M. L. Dale's. Mrs. Frank Gammill and daughter, Mrs. Maude Evans, visited Mrs. Alice Dillion Wednesday. Nellie Dale left Thursday for Allerton where she will visit her aunt, Mrs. O. W. Peck, and attend the Chautauqua. A number from this" vicinity attended the show at Lineville Friday. While threshing atW. A. Allbangh'g near Leon Geo. Smallwood came near having his arm torn from the body as it •was both bones were THE LEON REPORTER, THURSDAY, AUGUST 27, [903. A Several assembled at G. G. Meek's one evening last week and listened to some excellent music rendered by Mr. Meek, wife, son and daughter, who are visiting from Kansas. broken in the fore arm. Mert Cozad and wife had business at Leon Saturday. Emmett Thomas and family, Henry Dillon's and Frank GammiU's visited at Willis Dillon's Sunday. Miss Lizzie Smallwood is some better at this writing. Mr. and Mrs. O. W. Peck, of Allerton, and Mr. and Mrs. R. E. Still and son Dallas, of Cainsville, Mo., visited over Sunday at M. L. Dale's. If Banner Salve doesnt cure your piles, your money will be refunded. It is the most healing medicine. L. Van Werden. Center. Goodman and Mrs There was a reunion of the relatives at the home of Mr. Simon Goodman last Sunday. Mr. Johnson, who purchased the Det rick farm, and several other Illinois families had a picnic over on Grand River, Mr. Heather's sister of Joliet, 111., being the honored guest. Quite a number of young people at tended an ice cream social at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Wallace Patton Satur day evening. Farmers are pretty well through threshing but the grain is not a large yield. Mrs. Julia Johnson and daughter, of Sanborn, Iowa, are here visiting her sister, Mrs. Brown. Mr. and Mrs. Capt. Brown drove over to Garden Grove Sunday. Frank Long and family returned last week from a trip to Monroe county and report a pleasant time. Mrs. Anna Long and children attend ed the Myers reunion at Van Wert Aug. 11). Mrs. O. S. Long and daughter, Ruth, and Lucile Alexander were pleasant callers at Pine Grove farm one after noon last week. Mrs. George Hoadlcy «f Garden Grove is visiting at Capt. Brown's this week. Mr. and Mrs. Beit Woodard entertain ed company -Sunday* Lucy Ryan will teach the Pleasant View school the fall term. Prof. J. W-. Long and family visited at Sain Sears' Saturday flight and •Sunday Mr. Martz, of Eden township, made a trip to Center last Tuesday after a thoroughbred short horn calf which lie purchased at Pine Grove farm. Mr. Orfleld made a trip to Missouri and was sick during his visit. Scrofula, salt rheum, erysipelas and other distressing eruptive diseases yield quickly and permanently to the cleansing purifying power of Burdock Blood Bitters. Tuskeego. J. H. Payton and wife spent Thursday at Luther Andrews over on Elk Creek. Mrs. Dannah and daughter Ava, of Des Moines, aro visiting with the former's brothers, Perry and Ed. Scott. Mrs. Laura Barnes and children visit ed Wednesday at Sam Milsap's over on Grand' River. Several from these parts attended the Baptist association at the New Salem church, east of Davis City the latter part of last week. Emmett Patrick, of Ringgold county and Oath Barnes, Sundayed at Mrs. Laura Barnes'. Will Shields, of Grand River, was an over Sunday visitor with friends here. A. S. Ross was a passenger for the east Monday where he will visit relatives. Mrs. Jack Dar, of Indianola, was call ed here last week on account of the sickness of her" sister, Mrs. Lizzie Dun bar. Etta Piercy spent Wednesday at Grant City, Mo. C. Ii. Piercy threshed for George Gardner and Howard Dickson Saturday. John Miller made a flying trip to La moni Saturday. Fred Wions spent Sunday night at Grandpa Payton's. Mrs. Ike Payton called on Mrs. Geo. Payton and Mrs. Laura Barnes Sunday evening. Lyman and Nellie Smith spent the latter part of last week at J.H. Payton's. Henry Bevans, of Grant City, Mo., was an over Sunday visitor at this place. Amy Spurrier spent the fore part of this week at Mt. Ayr. Fred Burgess was a passenger for Kellerton Monday morning. Mrs. Florence Morton and baby re turned to their home in Kellerton Fri day, after a few days visit with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. W. L. Edmonson. John Cash and son Otis, spent a few days the past week with friends near Sedalia, Mo. Robert McLease returned to Mt. Ayr Monday after a few days visit with rela tives in these parts. Mr. Discoll and family, of Pleasanton, were over Sunday visitors at Jess Dun bar's. Hugh Wiley, wife and son Wyke spent Sunday at Chas. Buck's east of Lamoni. Will Titus and family Sundayed at Walter Venns'. Mrs. A. A. Piercy and Mrs. Jennie R. Ballinger spent Sunday night with Davis City friends. Bodily pain loses its terror if you've a bottle of Dr. Thomas's Eclectric Oil in the house. Instant relief in case of burns, cuts, sprains, accidents of any sort. Crown. Quite a number from our town are attending the state fair. Ed Garber still stays out late Sun day evening. Frank Garber and family visited at Wm. Davis' Sunday. The Goodman families are enjoying a visit from John Kob and wife and Mr. Kob's daughter and family, also Miss Maud Rickery. Miss Maud is a fine musician, and lias made many friends while here. These people are from Ko komo, Indiana, and this is their first vis it to Iowa. The families of Abe Good man, Wm. Goodman, Abe McVay, George Bartlett and Win. Smith spent the day Sunday at the pleasant home of Simon Goodman, to be with these people, who will return to their home in Indiana Monday evening, Mrs. Goodman serv ed an excellent dinner to all. John Dunn has company to and from Normal. Arthur Field made a special call at Madden's. Davis City. Grisom Grimes left for Melrose, Iowa, last Thursday to take charge of the rail road station at that place. Mrs. Sadie Bartlett, of Burlington Junction, Mo., is visiting her father, Richard Merritt. Anew son came to gladden the home of Frank Githens and wife last Thurs day. All doing well. Fannie Hartshorn and Ella Stevens returned from a visit with friends at Lamoni last Saturday. Carl Morgan, Roy Scott and Lewis Scott left for Lucas, Iowa, last Monday. Anna and Jay Shirley visited friends at Ridgo way, Mo., the past week. Alice Asbash, Fannie Jackson and Maud Hawkins and several others attended normal at Leon. Mrs. E. S. Grimes is visiting her child ren at Leon and Weldon this week. l»t Hagan and wife are the proud parents of a new baby. H. Ewiug and son Bert, left to attend the state fair at Des Moines last Tues day. Mr. and Mrs, Curtis, of Bethany, Mo. were the guests of their cousin, John Allen, of Davis city, the past week. Mrs. Mary Carter returned last Sun day from a visit with ffiends at Hat field, Mo. 1 The Chinese party of the selected friends of Prof. Howell and daughter, was one of the-social events of the past week- Mrs. Harry Cart-wright, of Joplin, Mn, arrived last Friday for a visit with rela tives in our city. Frank Davie 'left for Kansas ^Gity, Mo., •last Thursday to -resume his position as v^" ADAMS January 4 UNION January 18 CijARK February 8 WAYNK February 29 DECATUR January 4 RINGGOM) January 25 TAYLOR February 8 ADAMS January 2 UNION January 16 CI.AKKK February 6 WAYNE February 27 DKCATUR January 2 RINGGOLD January 23 April TAYLOR February CApril salesman for a Kansas City Arm. Grandpa Patterson left for a visit with his children in Oklahoma the past week. Mrs. Carter, of Hatfield, Mo., who is administrator of the estate of the late John Carter, was in our city the past week looking after the affairs of th« estate. Clarenoe Frazier and W. L. Severe are among the number who are attend ing the state fair from this plaoe. Mabel Cummins is visiting relatives at Allerton, Iowa. Carter Scott and wife made a drive to Lamoni last Sunday. Mrs. Sadie Coberly left last Saturday for Des Moines, Iowa, and from there will go on to Chicago to buy her stock of millinery goods for the fall season. Mrs. Boeger left last Monday for Des Moines. She will visit the wholesale millinery establishment and take in the state fair. Arthur Adkins, wife and baby are visiting friends in Chariton, Iowa, this week. Mrs. Alice Marble had business at Leon last Monday. Mrs. Grant Griffith had a sister visit ing her from King City last week. Mrs. Eunice Dale has packed her household goods and will spend the fall and winter visiting with her children and perhaps make a trip to Oklahoma. Mrs. Mary Osborn and daughter Minnie, visited Acton friends last Sun day. E. S. Grimes returned from a trip to Leon Monday. Ed and Art Teale with their families have been enjoying an outing on the banks of the Grand during the past week. Mr. and Mrs. Curtis, of near Albany, Mo., visited his cousin, J. R. Allen, last Monday on his way to the Iowa state fair, and by the way that state fair has attracted a goodly portion of our citi zens. Latta Hagan is the proud father of a fine boy that came to his home last week. W. O. McLaughlin lias built an addi tion to his house. Leora Jay is visiting relatives in Grand River at present. Next Monday school commences and the noise will be concentrated to the school yard. Ireland. Mrs. Jim Daugton and son Fred re turned to Grand River last Friday after spending a week here among relatives. Mrs. Mulcahy and children left for their home at Milwaukee, Wis., last Thursday. They spent two months hero visiting relatives. While threshing at Mike Griffin's last Tuesday, several horses were overcome with heat. ORDER FIXING TERMS —FOR THE— DISTRICT COURT O E THIRD JUDICIAL DISTRICT OF THE STATE OF IOWA —FOR THE— YEARS 1904 AND 1905 It is hereby ordered by the District Judges of the Third Judicial District of Iowa, that the following schedule shall fix the times of holding Court in each County in said Dis trict as designed for the years 1904 and 1905. 1904 February 29 March 14 April 4 April 25 March 21 April .11 April 25 1905 February 27 March 13 April 3 April 24 March 20 10 24 Tade Griftiin is on the sick list. Those having relatives and friends buried at the Catholic cemetery met there la'st Thursday and mowed the grass oif the graves and made things look different around there. Quite a number from this vicinity at tended the Howe circus at Lineville last Friday. Jim Flynn is making quite an improve ment on his farm by erecting a line new barn. Low Summer Tourists Rates. Via Chicago Great Western Railway. Round trips to St. Paul, Minneapolis Superior, Ashland Duluth and other Minnesota resorts. Tickets on sale •daily to Sept. 30th. Good to return Oct. 31st. Also to Colorado, Utah, Black Hills, New Mexico and Texas points, with stop over privileges. For full in formation apply to any Great Western agent, or J. P. Elmer, O. P. A., Chicago Illmois.. Sept. SO. R. L. PARRISII, "J Aug. 13, 1903. District Judges. H.M.TOWNER, iippiipiiiiiiii May 16jOctober- a August ...29iOctober 17 September 19'November 7 October 3iNovember 28 MayJ 16 October 24 August 29 (November 14 September 12'November 28 May 15 [October 2 August 28 jOctober 10 September 18jNovember (J October 2 November 27 May 15 (October 23 August 28iNovember 13 September lllNovember 27 DeKalb. Lew Weldon and wife visited at the home of A. J. Weldon Sunday. Mrs. Elmer Hembry called on Lucy Miller Saturday evening. Bertha Brauimer spent Sunday with. Grace Brown. Aunt Mary Munyon died very sudden ly of heart disease last Monday morning... Mrs. Burns is here on a visit with her son, Jobe Burns. Sadie Lovett departed last Wednes day for Colorado. Uncle John Young, of Leon, was visit ing his brother, Jack Young, last week. Thurston Minyon had a set of harness, stolen last Monday night. Osmer Sissel visited with his parents near Kellerton a few days last week. Bessie Young, who has been working for Mrs. L. Young, returned home Fri day. Nels Eaves' large barn on Grand river burned down Saturday night. Several from this vicinity are attend ing the state fair at Des Moines thi» week. Shelbia Little returned home last week. Mrs. Tildia Smith, of St. Joe, Mo., came Saturday for a visit with her brother, Sidney Walters, of Grand River. A. T. and J. T. Weldon started for De» Moines Monday to attend the fair. S. D. Miller returned home Tuesday after several days visit with relatives. Mrs. T. Munyon son and daughter, of Beaconsfleld, book dinner- with Mrs. M. J. Miller Monday, and attended the funeral of Aunt Mary Munyon. Watch Des Moines Grow. Des Moines offers more in educational and business advantages than any other Iowa city. Residences here are so cheap now that they are sure to be worth from 23^ to 75) more within the next few years. If you want a home or investment, or have a farm, city property or business for sale or exchange, write us. We will guarantee 8f on investments, and many will pay more. We have buy ers that wish to locate in Decatur county. When in our city, call and look over our lists. THE REAL ESTATE ADJUSTERS. Crocker Building, Des Moines Iowa.. 52-2t ISLHtALTH U. IMPROPER TREATMENT for liver and kidney troubles la worse than no treatment at all, You can't afford to let doctors experiment on you or to take worthless nostrums that will only aggravate the disease—your lile depends on it. Start right and start rteht now by buying a bottle of Ir. JT. H. McLean's Liver aad Kid ney Balm. It will cur®-you— it will build you up and make you strong, well and healthy again. Send for our booklet-. "Sound Sense"—It tells you about these diseases and how to discover them in yourself. A bottle Jit Your- ^-ft r* ii MI '"M if 1 ,, flruyyiitfi If he doesn't keep it, send us 81.00 and his name, and we will express ycu a bottle, charges prepaid. THE DR. J. H. MdEAN MEDICtltC CO. I St, Louis. Mo. 13&£IPMOR»IMPMBI»TTLE.—— JSold by— W. C. Stempel & Co. Leon. L. Van Werden..Leon. W. E. ALyers. Leon*.