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ii From Our Correspondents
Short Creek.
WK&f.
A surprise party was given in honor
of Andy Wilson, March the 15, it being
his 67th- birthday, the evening was
«pent with music and oysters were
served and all left at a late hour wish
ing him many more such pleasant ove
Ding.
Piatt Harris visited at C. E. Wilson
Sunday.
Bill .Smith was a Van Wert oaller
Saturday.
Frank Miller attended tha horse sale
at Leon Friday.
John Brown purchased a fine mare
from Tom Wilson last week for $1.40.
Mrs. Andy Wilson is suffering from an
att&ck of lagrippe.
Clarence MoKee passed through, these
"I? par*18 Sunday.
Harve DeKalb is having quite a time
catching gophers he can't set the trap
fast enough for them.
Thos. Wilson transacted business in
West Short Creek Sunday night.
are
to have a new tele-
phone line throught these parts soon
M"' which will be a great-benefit to this
$ neighborhood.
Harry Wilson transacted business in
Leon Friday.
Harve DeKalb attended court a few
days last week.
C'S Aaron Fry 'was a Yan Wert caller Sat
Sj^nrday.
Dr. DeKalb is able to be out again
"f after along siege of sickness.
&v Charley Wilson transacted business
fe in Grand River Monday.
Weldon.
Mrs. Eugene Kehler returned from
•f Henley, Friday where she visited "her
parents.
fL'' Miss Maude Lowe of Osceola is visit
ing her cousin, Miss Delia Hall,
Elma Norton of Leon is visiting rela
(tires and friends in this vicinity.
Frank Garris was a Leon visitor last
mztv' Friday.
f-fjfvv Mr. and Mrs. Leslie Core returned
rA5'!
Baturday from a visit with relatives in
fffv*'*' Jamison.
Mabel Hall will go to Woodburn Sat
urday to stay with her sister, Mrs.
Grant Lowe.
Geo. Terry was in Osoeola last Friday
3 atid Saturday.
Mr. Smith has moved' the stock of
goods which he bought of Halverson
Bros., to Humestom Mr. Goff has moved
his goods into the building vacated by
Mr. Smith.
Dr. Foxworthy of Leon was called to
Weldon last Friday to see Mr. Trisler.
C. L. Crew had the misfortune to loose
'Htwo stacks of good hay by fire the past
•s week.
4 Winifred Eddy came home from Cory
i1,4" don last Wednesday.
Mrs. M. A. Critchfield will begin a
term of school at Gospel Ridge next
5 Monday.,
The Corn Growers club held" a very
^i interesting meeting last Saturday after
"t if 1 noon. The next meeting will beheld
April 9.: At this time the. club'hopes to
Ipr* have Henry Wallace/present to giver
f. address.
'Mrd. MeAhster ana: Miss Chapman
•will hold their grand opening at their
millinery establishment next Friday and
V' ^, Saturday, Marph 81 and April 1. All
the ladies of the city and community
are invited to call.
Woodland.
Rev. J. M. Tinnell preached at the M.
EL church south Saturday night.
I. N. Beavers and family visited Mrs.
B. A Rayn Sunday,'
^vV Leonard Still called on his best girt
south of Woodland Sunday afternoon.
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Dr. Gleason visited Dr. J. S. Coontz
wand other friends here Sunday,
pp'j:. Mrs, Richardson and Miss Spicer
», -i. called on Mrs. T. B. Adair Sunday after
ysti'noon-
John Lock wood and family took din
ner with R. D. Lockwood's Sunday.
Fred Still made a business frip to
t, Garden Grove Saturday.
Call on Mrs. R. D. Lockwood for latest
"f style and up-to-date millinery goods at
:«Beavers & Beavers' store at Woodland.
YJi'- Mrs. Belle Rose and Mrs. Nora Adair
f&'t. had a surprise dinner on Miss Spicer
Wednesday, All reported a very en
Is, joyable time.
•-^V1 Mesdames Wilson, Rayn and Rich
ardgon called on Mrs. I. N. Beavers and
4 sewed carpet rags for hor Thursday
afternoon.
Chas. Newlin and wife moved to Jop
lin, Mo., the first of the week.
R. D. Lockwood transacted business
14*' in Lineville Friday.
Dr. Jesse Coontz and Miss Hattie
tStel' Still visited friends in Garden Grove
$• Friday.
.'•Viflfefii John Adair and daughter Lulu made
business trip to Leon Saturday.
Leonard and Ernest Still and sister
Etta came down from Garden Grove and
visited home folks Sunday.
Miss Vieva Smith visited at home
Saturday night and Sunday.
To Cure a Cold in One Day
Take LAXATIVE BBOMO QUININE 1'ablets. At
draggisM refund the money if it faila to cure. B. W
jGreve signature oc each box. 26*. 7-lyr
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Burr Oak Ridge.
(Delayed.).
Elder O'Neal Of Appanoose county
preached several good sermons ^t Eden
last week, but owing to the inclement
weather and bad roads, the crowd was
small.
Rex Adams of Van Wert spent a few
dayg visiting at W. H. McCalia's and
Ghas. Chastain's.
Babv Hazlet took dinner with Belle
McCalla Sunday.
Mrs. D. M. Shira was a caller at the
county farm Sunday afternoon.
Charley Clark of Leon was out to his
farm Friday.
Ruey Hazlet will teach the spring
term north of Leon.
Newt Sankey of Leon made a business
trip put to his farm Monday.
C. E. Chas tain and family spent a
pleasant day with Mr. and Mrs. Frank
jBhastain Sunday.
Lindsey's Stock for 1905.*!
Black Percherop.
Gray Norman. v,
Bay Belgian.
Reuben, the lorig^&afed gentleman.'
All good ones and jrlll be at home
«very day in the week. v'/Jp 31-8t
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Garden Grove.
J. H. Moore, who had been *n the
grand jury at Leon, returned Saturday.
Born, to Mr. and Mrs. H. G. Arnold,
Sunday, a girl.
Miles Sparger and Guy Pryor of Leon
were here Sunday visiting friends.
Mrs. Gleason went Sunday to Albany,
Mo., to visit relatives. She was accom
panied by Mrs. Joe Lee who has been
visiting at the Gleason home.
Leonard Still has rented the Dr.
Gleason property and he and his sister
will go to housekeeping in it.
W. L. Gleason and Leonard Still were
visitors at Woodland Sunday.
Cora Hutchinson/who has been visit
ing relatives at High Hoint returned
Saturday.
Mrs. Duff and son Charlie of Blookton
came Saturday to visit a few days with
friends.
Rev. Boss went to Leon Monday on
business.
Misses Elizabeth and Ruth Taylor of
Humeston came Monday to visit friends,
Mrs. Wm. Knotts went to Chariton
Monday to visit her parents.
K. M. Smith went to Hopkins Monday
to attend the funeral of his mother who
died in California last Week.
Mrs. Joe poodsell and son Nelson
went to Indianola Monday to visit her
mother.
A Sunday school was organized at
Gospel Ridge Sunday.
Harvey Henderson has bought the
building at the corner of G. M. Miller's
store.
Sweet Creek.
As you haven't heard from here for
some time,
II I it do an a a
The roads have not been very good,
But George Smith and son kept saw
ing wood.
Miss Belle Smith is doing quite well.
Her company Wednesday night was
Gerata Bedell.
John F. Wion is feeling quite sad
Since Anna Harlow went to see her
dad.
But then John, keep up your nack,
Beeause sometime she will come back.
Well say, isn't that a pity
Newton Euritt went to the sale at
Decatur City,
And there he sold some cows and a
horse,
He got good prices for them of course.
They organized Sunday School on
Sweet Creek,
And for superintendent they made a
good pick
Brother Newton Euritt was their
choice,
He was elected just by voice.
Prof. Fred Cash is getting quite glad.
Of course we know he isn't very sad,
For his school only holds one more
week,
Then he won't happen around here on
this crepk.
My pen is poor, my ink is pale,
So has the news begin to fail,
So now 1 guess I'll have to quit,
'Til I have time to think a bit.
Now if these lines you don't send a
buzzin'
You may hear again from your coun
try cousin.
Now^if who this is you do not know,
Just'go ahead and call me Joe.
Tuskeego
Lucy Dunbar visited with Kellerton
friends between trains Wednesday eve
ning.
Rev. G. W. Smith filled his appoint
ment at Davis City Sunday.
Mrs. Whittier, of Lamoni, is visiting
at the home of her brother, P. Daven
port.
Charley McGuire and wife, of Keller
ton, visited at Nile Jackson's Monday.
Mr. Jacobs add wife were callers at
Harl Scott's Sunday evening.
Millard| Spitznogle and family spent
Sunday at Mr. Davenport's.
Mrs. Laura Barnes and little daughter
returned Saturday from a three weeks
visit with relatives near Albia.
Mrs. Emma Milsap came Saturday
from Lamoni for a visit with her cousin,
Lncy Dunbar.
Ed Scott was a Kellerton caller be
twee* trains Saturday.
Robert Hall shipped a car load of
hogs to St. Joe Monday.
Etta Piercy went to Lamoni Monday
to sew for friends.
Warn Moore aqd wife visited Satur
day night and Sunday with relatives at
Lamoni.
Wesley Piercy and wife Sundayed at
C. R. Piercy's.
Mrs. G. W. Smith and Mr§. Ryan and
daughter Clara were callers at McNeal'B
Sunday evening.
Jacob and Lewis Rhoades were guests
Sunday at Chas. Rhoades.
Doris Piercy Sundayed with Gail
Ballinger.
Lucy Dunbar spent Wednesday night
at Mrs. A. A. Piercy's.
Mrs. Harvey took dinner Sunday at
Grandma Payton's.
Rev. Harvey returned home from
Davis City Monday, accompanied by
Miss Emma Myers, the blind minister of
Lacona.
Burr Oak Ridge.
Several from this vicinity attended
the funeral services of Uncle Wm.
Grogan Monday.
Missed Lizzie and Bridgie Barry|visit
ed home folks Sunday.
Mrs. McCalla and daughter Belle re
tnrned Tuesday from Var Wert where
they had been visiting relatives.
Frank ChaBtain?and wife took dinner
at J. W. Walton's Sunday.
Miss Mary Rumley is visiting this
week at her brother Elmer's northwest
of Leon.
Millie and Vivian. Meek visited rela
tives in Leon Saturday and Sunday.
Chas. Chastain and wife took dinner
with their aunt, Mrs. Margaret Stone,
in Leon Saturday.
Ruey Hazlet visited' in Leon last week
the guest of Stella Ford.
L."P. Slgler of Leon waeon the ridge
Monday.
Griffin Bros, bought some stock of W.
H. McCalla laai week.'**'1
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Decatur
Grandma Townsend came down from
Dos Moines Saturday and she will spend
the summer with her.sbn, E. W. Town
send.
G. S. Creal had business in Leon Fri
day.
Dimple Watson commenced school
east of town Monday after a two week's
vacation.
Tillman Schenck, former clerk for
Euritt Bros., left Friday for Memphis,
Tenq., where he expects to locate.
Mabel Havens spent Sunday with Ida
Creal. ...
Edna Hill spent Sunday with Nora
Colter.
Pearl Wood spent Saturday with
Morna Cochran.
Fay Benefiel, of Leon, spent a few
days here the past week the guest of
Ona Riley.
Jas. Phipps and wife spent Sunday at
the Yertz home east of town.
Bessie Brazelton was a passenger for
Leon Friday.
May Tolbert returned from Des
Moines last, week after a brief visit
with her mother, Mrs. T. H. Tolbert.
Grandma Shields who has been visit
ing her daughter, Mrs. Sam Millsap, re
turned homo Saturday.
Art Cummins, wiffe and children and
Mrs. Shelton and children spent Sunday
at Mark Porter's.
Lulu Brown and Laura McGrew spent
Sunday with Ona Riley.
Jim Sears and wife visited Thursday
and Friday with the latter's parents,
Mr. and Mrs. Cochran.
Jessie Hanner spent Sunday at home.
Prof. J. M. Howell spent Saturday
and Sunday at home.
Rev. Scott Jones spent "Saturday at
W. H. Colter's.
Lucile Bear spent Sunday with Ressie
Creal.
The commission stock sale held at W.
H. Colter's Thursday was well attended.
Wm. Ammon8 is haying the foundation
laid for his new house.
John McLaughlin and wife spent Sun
day with Cull Euritt and wife.
Mrs. John Ross died at her home Stlfr
day afternoon after a protracted illness
of several months. The funeral was
h'eld at the home Tuesday at 10
o'clock a. m., interment at Elk Chapel.
Ethel Fierce, of Van Wert, spent sev
eral days here last week with Winnie
Downey.
Wm. Brewer, wife and children were
guests of Andrew Ross and wife.
Dan Tuttle and wife, of Zion City,
visited the past week with the latter's
sister, Mrs. Jane Clay.
O. B. Creal and C. R. Meeker made a
business trip to Leon Tuesday.
Geo. Woodmansee and wife, of Elk
were guests of relatives here Saturday.
Mr. Tuttle and "wife dined at the Mc
Laughlin home Friday.
W. H. Colter had business in Leon
Tuesday.
Mrs. D. Negley is reported no better
at this writing.
Edna Shelton -spent Monday at Mark
Porter'd.
Hazel" Colter spent Saturday night
with Laura Hanner.
Clifford Throckmorton, of Leroy, is
visiting his aunt, rs. Jane Clay.
Mr. Tuttle and wife, of Zion City,
and Mrs. Jane Clay, Mrs. John Mc
Laughlin and daughter Etta spent
Thursday at the Colter home.
Davis City
Gertrude Sylvester received a tele
gram Tuesday forenoon that her father
in Montana was worse, and she left her
school in other hands and took thetll:45
train. We understand Pearl Norman
will complete the term.
The protracted meetings at the Union
church closed Sunday evening. There
had been a large attendance through
out. I""-.
Theo Moine and Arta Teale completed
a real estate trade -last week. Mr.
Moin getting 120 acres north of the
park and Art Teale getting the resi
dence property .of Mr. Moine. Art is
this week in Kansas Where he expects
to purchase real estate.
Ed Burnison moved his family into
one of Chas. Sutherlin's houses in the
south part of town.
Marion Hullinger bought Louis
Frazier's residence property on east
street last week.
Anna Radnish is visiting her sister,
Mrs. Helen Tiara, near Des Moines.
Bert 'Scott, of Chariton, has rented
the Burrell farm east of town.
Mrs. McClaren returned Sunday from
her visit in Spring Valley.
Louis Hill has moved out on one of
Joe Tharp's farm's.
Mrs. Maud Andrews, nee Cartwright,
of Chariton, is visiting relatives and
friends here, at present.
Mrs. Bea Martz, of Chariton, came
Sunday to visit her parents, George
Campbell and wife.
Rosa Hockert came home Saturday
from her visit to Lamoni.
H. Ewing and son Bert, were in La
moni Saturday.
Mrs. Williams, of Bethany, Mo., is
visiting her grandparents, Mark Adams
and wife.
Ed Van Beek, of Omaha, Neb., visited
his mother here last week.
Flora Brown and Josie Hoffman came
home frpm Leon Thursday where they
had been taking teacher's examination.
Maggie Mcintosh is on the sick list.
Willis Allen moved his family into one
of Jim Parker's houses Saturday..
Dr. Reed's team decided not to tarry
while the doctor was visiting a patient
west of town so broke loose and came
back to town, but little damage was
done however.
We are informed that Ike Toney has
purchased the Topliff residence on Main
street. Consideration $1,000.
Quite a.: number of our citizens are
courting at Leon this week.
Pleasanton.
Frank Walker and wife were visiting
in Leon the first of the week.
Mrs. Aaron Cozad was shopping in
Leon Monday.
Mr. Cooley, of Osceola, brought a
couple of jand traders here Tuesday to
look at his farm, tne old Maxwell place.
Will Henderson was here Tuesday.
Rev, Marston, the African missionary,
who was preaching at the M. E. church
last week, "hung fire" Wednesday night
and left for greOner pastures Thursday,
Miss Letha Newlin, of Leon, was here
Tuesday visiting, her aunt, Mrs. M. R.
Brown,
Ed B^rtruff, the Davis City Lariat
foreman, attended churoh. in our city
Sunday evening.
Mrs. C. Cornett is yet confined to her
room.
Prof. Spencer,- one of Davis City's
efficient teachers,' visited sister,
Mrs. Vena Edwards, Sunday.
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THE LEON REPORTER, THURSDAY, MARCH 30, 1005.
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Van Wert
Chas. Harrell, brakeman on tUb north
freight," fell from a "box car Saturday
and was .run over and killed near Osceo
la. He was taken to Leon Monday and
intevment was made in the Leon ceme
tery.
Alta Hauenstein, of Grand River,
visited over Sunday with heir cousin,
Meda Thompson.
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Dulla Fuller, Lula Blades, Frankie
Harper, Ada Murry and Marie Johnson
returned Friday from Leon where, they
had been attending court.
The commencement exercises of the
Van Wert' High School will be Friday
evening, April 21, in the new opera
house.
T. M. Craft and wife, Mrs. R. Patter
son and Wm. McNeil returned Friday
from Leon where they had been attend
ing court.
Grandma Wilson died Monday morn
ing at the advanced age of 02 years.
William Thompson is seriously ill at
this writing.
Mrs. Nora Blair, of Florida, and James
Blair, of Michigan, were called here
Saturday on account of the serious ill
ness of the former's father, Wm. Thomp
son.
Everett Fry and Katie Gould were
married Tuesday evening. Rev. Sam
son performed the ceremony.
Rev. Williams, of Des Moines, filled
his regular appointment at the Chris
tian church Sunday.
Cliff Belding, who has been a student
at Drake University, came Friday for a
week's visit with his parents.
Roy Hawkins came Friday from Des
Moines to visit a week with his parents.
Emma Barr spent Sunday with Maggie
Jenkins.
Salem
Harmon Harmon is working for R. B.
Drake.
W. S. Clark and wife called on Mr.
and Mrs. Richard Sunday.
Chester Dale spent Sunday with
Sherm Hullinger.
M. Linden had business at Leon Wed
nesday.
J. H. McDaniels and wife spent Satur
day night with her mother.
Otto Pryor went to Saline, Mo.i Sun
day.
Harry Stover returned Wednesday
from Cherokee where h& had been
working in the insane hospital.
W. V. lnman and daughter Mabel
went to Lamoni Sunday to visit rela
tives.
George Stover was a Pleasanton cal
ler Thursday.
Minnie Hullinger assisted Mrs. Rich^
ard ^ith her household duties a part of
last week.
R. B.Drake and'wife took dinner at
J. B. Dale's Sunday.
Marion Davis, and wife toere Pleasan
ton callers Saturday.,
Mr. and Mrs. J, J. Minor and daughter
Jose,.Ed Still and wife were, the guests
of M. l,inden's Sunday
Homer Mormon lost a fine horse Sat
urday.
Walter lnman is working for Mr.
Richard.
Ode Dale had business at Pleasanton
Saturday.
Raw or Inflamed Lungs.
Yield quickly to the wonderful cur
ative and healing qualities 6f Foley's
Honey and Tar.. It prevents pneumonia
and consumption from a hard cold set
tled on the lungs. For sale by L. P.
Van Werden.
Burrell
_.S. Sams and Joe Dearner sawed wood
for S. McGahuey and A. E. Finch Mon
day and Tuesday.
.. Jas. Harmon helped Finch and Mc
Gah'uey saw wood.
R. S. Forkiier had business at T. L.
Sutherlin's Monday
j. W. Mullin had "business in our burg
Monday.
R. S. Forkner and T. featich were
Decatur callers Tuesday.
S. McGahuey went to Leon as a juror
Wednesday,
John and Frank Seller were Leon
callers Wednesday. •1
•A. E. Finch and wife, and Mr. Benson,
the S. F. Baker agent, ate supper with
Jas. Harmon's Tuesday.
Mr. and Mrs. "Perry Green, west of
our burg, visited their daughter, Mrs.
Edith Williams, who is sick at the pres
ent writing.
Mrs. Lizzie McDowell visited her
mother Tuesday.
Monroe Quick is doing S. McGahuey's
work while Sant is in Leon on the jury.
Dr. Wailes from Davis City was in our
vicinity Wednesday.
A. E. Finch had business at Thos.
Williams' Wednesday.
Mrs. C. P. Shaffner and daughter went
to Lamoni Wednesday to visit relatives
for a few days.
Misses Nellie Sutherlin and. Lizzie'
Williams visited Mrs. Maggie Forkner
Thursday eve.
Mrs. Laura McLaughlin returned home
from Decatur Thursday.
Thos. Williams and wife were Decatur
callers Friday.
J. W. Mullins and wife attended the
dance at Mr. Sage's Friday eve. They
report a fine time.
Jas. Harmon was a Decatur caller Sat
urday.
Jacob Miller and family visited his
mother, Mrs. M. Miller, Sunday.
Geo. McGahuey came down from De
catur Sunday to visit relatives and
friends.
Quite, a number attended Sunday
school in our burg. The time is 10 a. m.
instead of 2 p. m. as the correspondent
in the Lariat wrote it. The officers are
Jas. Harmon, superintendent Monroe
Quick, assistant Russell Norman, sec
retary Ned Miller, treasurer Nora Mc
Dowell, librarian: Lulu Harmon, chor
ister.
J. W. Mullins ^nd wife visited A. E.
Finch's Sunday eve.
W. H. Lloyd visited at A. E. Finch's
Sunday.
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State of Ohio, City of Toledo, 1
Lucas County,
Prank J. Cheney makes oath that he is senior part
ner of Jhe firm of F. J. Cheney & Co., doing basin ess
in the city of Toledo, Ohio Coauty, and State afore
said and that said firm will pay the sum of ONE'
HUNDRED SOttABS for eaeh and every.case of
Catarrh that oannot be oured by the use of Hall's
p»tarrh Cure- FRANK J. CHKNEy,
Sworn to before.me and subscribed in my preeenoe.
this 6th day of December, A. D. 1886.
A. W. GLEASON,
(SHAW NOTARY PUBLIC.
Hall's Catarrh Cure is taken iareally,' and aets
directly osi the blood and mueous surfaces of the
system. Send for testimonials free.
F.f. CHENHY 4 CO., Toledo, O.
Sold by all druggist*. 75c.
TakdBallt FiunUy Pills for oonstipiUon.
For Oklahoma real estaste write or call
on C. B. Jordan, Enid, O. T.
Grand River.
We learn that Dr. W. C. Ward, of Kan
sas City, has purchased Dr. Guffy's
Interests at Kellerton and will make
regular visits to Grand River, his next
visit being April 10 to 18, 1906.
Roll Brennaman had business in Leon
Friday.
W. Gilreath and family left for
Dakota this week. They shipped two
car loads of goods Monday, two of the
boys going through with them. The
rest of the family went Wednesday.
'. G. B. Riggs and. wife were out of town
on business last week.
W. H» Shields ^nd family were Sunday
visitors at the Jennings home.
W. M. Sipherd and family were Sun
day visitors at W. H. Drew's.
John Hukill has been appointed post
master here, J. H. Davis having resign
ed. Mr. Davis gave the best of satisfac
tion during his term.
A. R. Switzer has rented one of Wood
Binning's houses aud will go to house
keeping soon.
Merl Boeger returned Monday from
Des Moines where she has been attend
ing school at Drake University.
Several from here attended court at
Leon last week.
Wm. Kelley and son, of Ringgold
county, had business here last Saturday,
the elder Kelley getting some fine seed
corn, calico corn, of Chas. Beck.
Emmett Kyle had business here Sat
urday.
Will Daughtpn and wife, of Beacons
field, were visitors here last week.
Alex Keller and Jack Edwards went
to Diagonal Monday to look after the
seeding of Mr. Edwards' farm.
Ed Haines is building an addition to
the house he recently purchased of John
Hukill.
C. W. Fuqua in better again and able
to be out once more. Uncle Charley has
many friends who miss him when he is
sick.
Tom Taylor, the phone expert, is busy
looking after the lines since spring has
come.
Sam Briner has rented a farm of Jesse
Andrew near Center school house and
has taken possession.
Oats sowing is the order of the day
now that spring is here.
Rev. 'Sennant, of Van Wert, filled the
Methodist pulpit Sunday evening.
Mrs. Arthur Bradshaw is visiting with
Mrs. Lamb this week. Mr. Bradshaw
will join her before going to his work
on the railroad.
T. T. Beck is putting in a new walk
south of his store building. T. P. Tay
lor is doing the work.
Jab.
Millsap had the misfortune to
lose his house by fire Monday.
W. W. Peasley, of Kellerton, was here
Monday on business.
Alex Mardis, of Corydon, was here
Monday laying off the ground for the
new buildingB and left a bid on the
work.
Ed Gale returned from a business trip
to Des Moines Monday.
Florence Brenneman returned from
a yisit with Elsie Durnal at Corydon.
Elsie has a position in a millinery store
there.
Col. N. B. Eaves, Capt. H. C. Jennings
and Brigadier General Stat Fullerton
were elected to a seat on the council.
Now when the august body meets things
will move. If they will remain in a
state of wise and masterly inactivityall
will be well. They are all good men
that is satisfactory.
The proposition of water works was
defeated by a vote of 58 to 14. A very
light vote was out and not much inter
est shown.
Pat Griffin had business in Leon Mon
day.
Gus Pryor, of Leon, had business here
Monday.
Land buyers were here this week
looking at some of our farms. Every
thing was so high they did hot buy.
The corn contest here last Saturday
was a success, corn of many kinds being
entered. The. first prize for the ten
best ears was awarded to Willis Crees,
sixteen other prizes being given on this.
For the best single, ear first prize was
awarded to W. H. Shields, second to W.
M. Sipherd. Five others were given in
this class. For the ten best ears for
seed first prize was given to J. W. Riley
second to W. W. Pennock. All of the
twenty-five prizes were given out.
Pleasant Valley
Mrs. George Virden was a Leon visi
tor Saturday and called cfn Mrs. Laura
Alldredge.
Mrs. Ora Black and Gertie Vin visited
at George Virden's one day last week.
Mrs. E. Housh is greatly improved at
this writing.
Harley Sly was a Leon visitor Satur
day.
Grace and Josie Dingman were Leon
visitors Satuaday.
Mrs. Geo. Virden visited her daughter
Sunday.
Ora Blaek and wife were Davis City
visitors Satuaday.
Gladys Black has been visiting her
grandparents in Davis City for the last
week.
Mr. and Mrs, Henry Quigley were vis
iting her mother Monday.
Several of the boys in this vicinity
went to Terre Haute to play ball Sun
day.
George Virden was a Decatur visitor
Monday.
"WANTED —Five energetic men or
women to represent us in Iowa, to dis
tribute samples and advertise our
goods. Salary *85 a month and ex
penses, guaranteed. Expenses advan
ced. Experience unnecessary. Ad
dress, with stamp, stating age, present
occupation. Reeve Co., Dept. W. L. I.
415 Dearborn St., Chicago." 82-lt.
Morgan
Mrs. O. W. Peck, of Allerton, returned
to her home Monday^after a week's visit
withTelatives in this vicinity.
A. B. McClaran'and family spent Sun
day afternoon with Mrs. S. J. Cozad.
Mr. Lovett, of Garden Grove, was in
this vicinity last week buying cattle.
Lou Robinson spent a few days the
past week with her niece, Mrs. Barney
Curry.
Mrs. Mert Cozad and baby are visit
ing this week at Leon with her parents,
Z. Gore and wife.
Alma Walters called at M. L. Dale's
Wednesday afternoon.
Mrs, Alley Evans spent the past week
with her father, J. W. Osborn.
M. L. Dale had business at Sam Dale's
Monday afternoon.
Mr. Adkins, of Davis City, called at
•M. L. Dale's Monday.
Last Saturday morning Nellie Dale
narrowly escaped being killed.^ Her
father had hitched a team of colts to a
wagon filled with oats and was starting
to the field when she decided she would
go with him. He had driven through
the gate into a pasture and had left the
team to shut the gate when she ran out
and started to get in the wagon. When
she was on the front wheel the horses
started to run away. She managed to
get into the seat but got in backwards.
Looking around she saw a tree ahead of
them and got one of the linps and head
ed the horses for the tree, thinking
when they came to it they would divide
and break the neck yoke and double
trees and be freed from the wagon.
When they came to the tree the neck
yoke broke but the double trees didn't
and when the front end of the wagon
Struck the tree it threw her over back
wards under the charging horses feet.
Her father was horrified on seeing her
position and fairly flew to her assist
ance, dragging her out of the wreck
almost unconscious. No bones were
broken but she was pretty badlv
bruised.
Center
W. Howoll has anew barn.
Ora Kiem is farming for Mr. Arney.
Messrs. Frank Long, Merrill and
Smith kept vigils at the death of Judge
Gardner.
James Sears and lady are keeping
house and no doubt would be pleased to
have their friends call.
R. D. Martin and daughter called on
Frank Garbers last Sunday. Mr. Mar
tin informs us that the fine Percheron
mare he has is badly wire cut.
Bryan, in his Commoner, sounds the
call for democratic organization com
mencing at the primaries and reaching
up through the township, county and
state to the head of the nation.
Laura Harp came last Friday to visit
her parents on Ocean farm.
Mr.' and Mrs. Bert Phipps a"nd Miss
Goldie Stewart came from Fremont
county to attend Judge Gardner's fun
eral.
Mr._ Bryan claims the railroad does
not wish to have citizens confer with
one another at the primaries that they
are more likely to consult one anothers
interests.
Lome Long made a visit Saturday in
the neighborhood where he taught
school last winter.
Lew Merrill does not make as many
trips down east as formerly since a
certain young lady has gone to state
normal.
If you want a good policy of accident
insurance I can fix you out.
E. J. WARNER.
ANNOUNCEMENTS
ILLINOIS CENTRAL R. R.
The Illinois Central maintains Double Daily Ser
vioe, and operates the best of trains, with Dining Cars
Byffett-Library Cars, Chair Cars and Sleeping Cars
from Chicago, St. Louis, Cincinnati and Louisville
south to Nefr Orleans. The best' road for reaching
the Winter Tourist resorts of the south including
New Orleans, Vicksburg,
Havana, Cuba, Colon, Panama,
Gulfport, Miss. Hammond, La.
Mardl Gras at New Orleans March 7. Gulfport is a
Mexican gulf coast resort having the new, fine "Great
Southern" hotel. Steamships leave New Orleans
every Saturday afternoon for Havana every Wednes
day morning for Colon, Panama. Regular ocean
steamship sailings from New Orleans for Mexico, Cen
tral America, Panama, West indies and Europe,
aend.or call for descriptive matter' in regard to the
Sbove.
Hot Springs, Ark., Florida
Daily-Sleeping Car without change Chicago to Hot
SpHngs, with connections at Memphis from Cincin
nati and Louisville. 3
Through "Dixie Jflyer" Sleeping Car Line St. Louis,
to Jaoksouville via Nashville, Chattanooga and At
lanta.
Mexico, California
Tour of all Mexloo, via Illinois Central E. B., under
escort of Keau Campbell, General Manager the Amer
ican Tourist Association, Qulncy Building, 113 Adams
St., Chicago, leavex Chicago January 31. Select
ollentele. Limited. All exclusive privUeges, inde
pendent travel. Speoial Pullman Vestibule Train,
Drawlng-Itoocns, Compartments, Library and Music
Room, with the largest dining car in the world, and
the famous open-top observation car, ChlllUML Speo
ial Baggage Car, Tickets Include all expenses every
where.
Special Tours of Mexico and California via the^
Illinois Central and New Orleans nnder the auspices^
of Baymond & Whitoomb, will leave Chicago Friday,
Jan. 20, and Keb. 10, for Mexico and California, and
Friday, March 3, for California this last to include a
stop-over at New Orleans for the Mardi Gras. Entire
trips made in special private vestibule trains of fin
est Pullmaus with finest dining car service. Fascin
ating trips, complete In every detail.
Illinois Central Weekly Excursions to California.
Excursion curs through to Los Angeles and San
Francisco as follows: Via New Orleans and the
Southern Route every Friday from Chicago every
Tuesday from Cincinnati. Via Omaha and the
Scenic Boute every Wednesday from Chicago.
FULL PARTICULARS!.concerning, all of the
above can be had of the agents of the Illinois Cen
tral, or by addressing the nearest of the undersigned
rep reseotatives of the "Centr»L"gfag-
A. H. HAMSON, GJ». A., Chicago, IH
Apr 1 J. F. MEBRT,A. G.P. A., Dubuque, Iowa.
To Mothers of Ailing Children'
Many little boys and girls in this'
town are weak, thin-legged, hollow
cheeked and bloodless. We wish every.
mother could know what our' Vinol will do
for such children. We promise that it
will create flesh, build them up and make
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them 9trong, robust and rosy. If it fails
to do this we will cheerfully return all
the, money paid us for the Vinol taken. I
On these terms it1s your duty to try it.
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