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12 ,•-- ft iBPfe W fiT* Kingston. 1 fefe& ~v John Wilantt and wife spent last Thursday with their daughter in Van "Wert. Frank Keller was calling at Geo. Redman's Tuesday. Walter and Horry Redman and Mrs Carrie Ross returned from Da lqota Friday. We undestand that tfcey each got land while there and expect to go some time in February. Minnie Miller spent Wednesday night with Helen Hamilton. Miss Bessie Upfield called on Mrs. Geo. Redman Wednesday afternoon. Kelley & Sparks, of Van Wert, were in this neighborhood Thursday Jniying stock. Len Craft was also buying cattle in these parts the same day. Several in this vicinity have been gathering corn. Mr. and Mrs. Anthony Cox, of Lepn, came out Saturday and visited at Bert and Ben Redman's until Sun day evening. Frank Binning and family spent Sunday at Grand River. Swisher's, of Decatur City, moved their saw mill to Jim Dobson's tim ber on the old Robbins farm last week. Guy Smith and wife called at George Redman's Sunday afternoon. Will Hedrick and mother Mrs. Warner, spent Saturday and Sunday at Bert and Horry Redman's. Letha Beers helped Mrs. Cora Binning clean house last week. Frank Keller was a caller at the GAver Hamilton home Wednesday evening. Jim Upfield and children were Leon callers Friday. Ed Fierce and family, of Grand River spent Sunday at John Rum ley's. Jim Eddy, of Osceola, passed through here Wednesday with a herd of sheep which he had purchased in southwest of here. Frank Redman and wife took din ner with Grover Hamilton and wife one day last week. Frank Gardner, of Leon, spent Monday at his farm east of King ston. George and Walter Redman were Leon callers Saturday. Carpenters came Monday to finish Guy Smith's house. Bessie Upfield was calling at Ben Redman's Monday. Miss Minnie Miller returned to her home Friday, having closed a very successful two months term of school at Hawkeye. This is the second term of school Miss Miller has taught at this place and during this time she made many warm friends who regret, as do her scholars, to see her leave. Ray Waters is helping Geo. Smith for a few days. Walter Redman and family vis ited at Horry Redman's Tuesday. Good Hope. mi Mr. J. N. Barger has traded for the Covington store at Van Wert and with his family will move to that place soon and take possession of the store. We are sorry to lose this family from our midst, but wfe feel that our loss will be another's gain. F. S. Plotts and son Harold had business at Davis City Tuesday. W. H. Wise and twe sons made a business trip to Decatur Tuesday. Mrs. Anna Fierce and daughter, Mrs. Bertha Gould, of. Van Wert, re turned to their home Sunday after a few days' visit with Mrs. R. D. Hoad ley and family. Miss Dale Wise called on Miss Bessie Upfield Tuesday afternoon. Charles Imhoff and family had business in Leon Wednesday. Walter Lewis, of near Derby, and Orville Sayers, of near Leroy, spent Saturday night and Sunday with Lleyd and Earl Barger. Mrs. W. H. Wise and daughter, Dale, spent Thursday with Mrs. M. J. Waterman, of Van Wert. Mr. and Mrs. Frank Binning and family spent Sunday with the form er's mother, in Grand River. Misses Nellie and Dale Wise called on Mips Villah Barger Sunday after noon. J. N. Barger made a business trip to Humeston Wednesday. Ray Thompson took dinner with Oil McGahuey Sunday. Misses Tressa and Esther McGa huey called on Nelle and Dale Wise Friday afternoon. Clyde Stephens, wife and son. Study the label :-:v Charles had business in Leon Friday.! W. G. Wise and wife spent Satur day night and Sunday with their parents, Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Wise. Mr. Alexander and Mr. Kemp, of Leon, were in this vicinity Wednes day. Ed McGahuey spent Sunday with W. H. Wise. Pleasant Valley No. 2. Arthur Wycofl, of Grand River, was visiting his sister, Mrs. H. L. Brammer, last Wednesday. Albert Spray moved on the farm he bought of Joseph Crees last Mon day. He bought 150 acres at $".0 per acre, trading his livery barn at Grand River in th£ deal. Miss Bessie Woods was visiting with Mrs. a1 Stephens and Miss Mary Woodard last Tuesday. Henry Jimmerson is stepping pret ty high these days on account of a fine ten pound son which came to stay with him and his wife last Tues day morning. Mrs. Isaac Foland was again called to the bedside of her sister, Mrs. Warren Rush, who lives near Van Wert. She has been sick for four weeks and is not much better at thU writing. Mrs. Louisa Wadsworth and Grandma Brammer spent Sunday night with Mrs. John Acton. Miss Mary Brammer is taking music lessons of Mrs. Arthur Evans, at Grand River. Mrs. John Ramsey and her two daughters were visiting at Mrs. Lavina Jimmerson's last Saturday. H. L. Brammer and family called on W. F. Wadsworth and wife Sun day. Floyd Grimm and Ray B.olds call ed on Miss Nina Foland last Sunday and took dinner there. W. F. Wadsworth and wife visited at Henry Jimmerson's last Tuesday, to see his fine new son. Miss Abbie Palmer's school at the Foland school house was out last Friday. They have not secured a teacher for the winter term yet. Mrs. San ford Foland and Miss Bes sie Woods were helping Mrs. Isaac Foland and Mrs. Charles Foland tack comforts last Monday. That is the way to be neighborly. Mrs. Louisa Wadsworth is visiting with her daughter, Mrs. Allan Pence, this week. Wesley Items. Miss Bessie Hinds spent a few days last week with her grandma, Mrs. Lowrance. Several of the neighbor wotuen quilted a quilt at the church Wednes day for Dave Belvel's family. Cyrus Wells and family moved to the Halstead place last week. Mrs. May Ellis and children visited Airs. Gussie Lowrance one day last week. Miss Vera Phelps visited the Cen ter school Thursday. J. W. Nickell went to Lineville Thursday and brought home with him a very fine range. The young folks of Morgan and vicinity attended a Hallow'een party Saturday night at the home of A. D. Curry. A three course supper was served, and all departed at a late hour wishing that this might be but one of the many good times at that pleasant home. Mrs. Mike Miller and sister, Miss Mary Bird, and Nellie Peck called on Grandma Lowrance Thursday after noon. Eden. James Davis spent Saturday night and Sunday with the Ingram boys. Harry Marvin and family and Frank Sales and family spent a day recently at the home of J. A. Marvin. Isaac and Sammy Manchester and Robert and Lee McDaniel spent Hal low'een at I. P. Stanford's. Julia Horney called on Mrs. Harve McDaniel Sunday afternoon. Milt and Ed Spencer were in this vicinity Saturday. Alice Still spent Saturday night and Sunday with Edyth Cowles. Clyde Marvin and wife spent Sun day at L. A. Blackman's. James Osborn and Clyde Waller, with their families, were in this vi cinity lately. James Marvin had the misfortune to have his barn destroyed by fire Saturday night. B. F. Robison called at H. E. Hor ney's Monday. D? PRICE'S /Vt and bay only baking powder made 1 c'4 from cream of tartar iUilWM Kilgore. Mrs. Willard Lillie is staying with Mrs. Jane Lillie while Willard is out west. W. A. Moore and family were Leon callers Saturday. Mrs. A. E. Poole and children spent one evening last week at Mel vin Hullinger's. Mrs. Royal Peters, of Kingston, was visiting relatives in this vicinity a few days last week. Leonard Still spent one night last week with the Lillie boys. J. N. Still and wife spent one day last week near Decatur, the guests of Clyde Waller and wife. S. B. Latta and family were guests of Unple Billie Robison and family last Friday. Grace Moore and Anna McDaniel spent one evening last week at David Robison's. Mrs. Earl Bennett and baby, of Leon, were the guests of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. I. P. Stanford, a few days last week. David Robison and family, and sis ter, Sarah, spent Sunday at S. B. Latta's, west of Davis City. Arthur Lillie, agent for the Singer Sewing Machine Co., had business in this vicinity one day last week. Jack McDaniel arid daughter Anna were Leon callers last Thursday. Walter Moore and family were Sunday visitors at Clifton Mills'. •John Barrett had business in these parts, Friday. Mrs. I. P. Stanford and daughter, Mrs. Earl Bennett, were guests of Mrs. J. B. McDaniel last Friday. H. E. Horney delivered hogs to Mike Griffin Saturday. Walter Blakesley still continues very low. Among those who went to Page county last week were Willie and Emmet Still, Willard and Bennie Lillie and George Webster. Sunny Side No. 1. This vicinity was visited by a fine rain Sunday and Sunday night. Victor Hull spent Saturday night and Sunday with Lyman Parsons. Mr. and Mrs. Johnnie Mendenhall and family spent Saturday night and Sunday at the home of Mr. and Mrs Beattie Cunningham's. Misses Grace, Coy, Harriet and Helen Beavers made a business trip to Corydon Friday. Miss Janie Evans spent Saturday night and Sunday at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Mendenhall. Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Smith's baby is quite sick at this writing. The box supper at Rocky Point school house Friday night \vas'"w'ellj attended. All report a fine time. The receipts amounted to ?19.75. Misses Grace, Coy and Harriet Beavers and Iva Himebaugh and Dick Bumgarner spent Sunday with Jim and Lenna Traupel. Miss Ethel Machlan is visiting with her sister, Mrs. Frank Cronin. There was no League Sunday even ing on account of the rain. Mrs. Johnson, who lately moved to Leon, spent Saturday night and Sun day with her daughter, Mrs. Rpss Fulton. Miss Josephine Beavers spent Sat urday night and Sunday with home folks. Mary, youngest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. C. P. Beavers, has the mumps at this writing. Misses Hattie and Lucy Lindsey returned to their home at Davis City for a two weeks' vacation. Salem. M. Linden and son Morris went to Durham, Iowa, Saturday on busi ness. H. R. Stover delivered hogs at Pleasanton Monday. Newt Judd and son Ralph return ed to their home in Garden Grove Saturday. J. E. Drury and family spent Sun day with their son Roy and family. Grandma Hill died at her home in Pleasanton Thursday and was buried at this place Friday. Fay Linden and brother Lawrence were Pleasanton callers Saturday. Lovina Stover, who is attending school in Leon, was called home Thursday to attend the funeral of her grandmother. School closed at High Brier Fri day. Walter Blakesley is reported bet ter at this, writing. Allie Woolsey and family spent Sunday at R. E. Moorman's. Leslie Pullen is much better at this writing. George Stover, who is attending school at Lamoni, spent Sunday at home. Jim Marvin's barn burned Satur day night. Clell Hill spent Saturday night and Sunday at the Stover home. .Little Iiiver. Marion Davis and wife were trad ing in Pleasanton Friday. Beulah and Grace Drury visited Sunday with May and Edie Spargur. Grandma Still returned home after a week's visit with her daugh ter, Mrs. Dave Hubbard. The birthday dinner at Lon De Long's Thursday was well attended. Mrs. G. W. Davis and Mrs. Seth Davis visited Mrs. H. Turpen one day last week. Mrs. Calvin Starr and baby came for a week's visit with her parents, G. W. Davis and wife. Mrs. Jim Moore called on her sis ter, Mrs. Drury, one evening last week. Grandma Hill, who died at her home in Pleasanton, was buried at New Salem Friday. Bert Ingram visited Saturday night with Jim Davis. Jim Drury and family visited Sun day with their son Roy and family. Those that spent Sunday at T. L. Wynn's were Marion Davis and fam ily, Lon DeLong and family, G. W. Davis and wife and daughter, Mrs. C. V. Starr and baby, Jim Davis and Bert Ingram. Notice—I have moved my black smith shop one door north of the old location on the east side of the square and have a larger and better shop, with improved machinery to do all kinds of work. Come ami see me. David Shaw. See F. L, Jenkins for brick.. tj&> -?,ZJt fHB LEON KKPOHiKK. THllUSliAl. NOTEMBEK 4. 1909. Woodland. Mr. and Mrs. J. S. Beavers were Leon visitors Saturday. W. P. Newlin was looking after business at Lineville Thursday and Friday. W. D. Gochenour was a Garden Grove caller Monday. D. B., I. W. and J. E. Coontz at tended the play at Leon Friday night. Roy Beavers and Marion Beckwith were Leon visitors Friday. Mrs. Minnie Woolman and children moved Friday into the hardware building. Mrs. Mary A. Wilson of Bedford, visited relatives and friends in this vicinity last week. Mr. and Mrs. J. E. Lentz visited at the Wes Brown home, near Cambria, Wednesday and Thursday. Mr. and Mrs. J. B. Newlin, of Leon, came out Monday for a visit with rel atives here. J. H. Lane, of Des Moines, came down Monday for a ten days' visit here. Mr. and Mrs. J. S. Keller and chil dren visited her parents here the first of the week. J. W. King and daughter Lenna and Mr. and Mrs. Zearl Bethards were looking after business at Leon Saturday. Messrs White and Johnson, agents for the Texas Soash Land Co., of Waterloo, were looking after inter ests in this vicinity Wednesday. Novia S. Beavers departed Sunday for St. Joseph where he will take ear and nose treathent of Drs. Fulkerson and Disque, specialists, of that city. Miss Cora Lowe, of High Point, finished the fall term of school at Gnat Ridge Friday. We have not learned who will teach the winter term yet. Miss Myrtle Newlin went to Line ville Tuesday of last week where she began a course of piano lessons under the instruction of Miss Grace Shirley. The Woodland, Beavers and Riddle schools are enjoying a vacation of two weeks. The teachers, Miss Ruth Robertson, Miss Lucy Lindsey and Miss Etta Ryan are spending this week at their respective homes. Mrs. Jessie Trotter and children returned Friday to their home near Polo, Mo., after a two weeks' visit with relatives here. Mrs. Sarah Smith was tendered a post card shower on October 29th, it being her seventy-first birthday. She received cards from friends both near and far to the number of forty, and was much pleased with the collection of fine cards. Jesse Still was notified last week that he was among the lucky num bers in the land drawing of the Standing Rock and Cheyenne Reser vations of South Dakota, his number being 1705, and will no doubt en tite him to one of the good claims. Mr. Still being an old sldier did not have to go to Dakota to make his drawing but sent his application by O. J. Beavers. W. A. Kendall and sons, of High Point, hauled their goods to Lineville Wednesday and Thursday of last week but for some reason their cars were not on track until Saturday afternoon. C. A. Kendall" and E. j. Still went through with the goods and expect to arrive at their new home near Delbert, Texas, about the same time the remainder of the fam ily got there who departed Monday from Garden Grove. Dr. C. E. Lovett has carpenters at work this week building a new barn on the lot recently purchased of J. S. Beavers. He also bought a lot just east of his house of Novia S. Beavers Iwhere hecontemplates building an office in the near future. Several from here attended the play at Leon Wednesday evening. a SCHOOL NOTES. 1 L. Raymond Jenkins Editor* caiiors MInn|e Harrls School will be closed on Thursday and Friday of this week so the teach ers can go to Des Moines to attend the State Teachers' Association. The High School has purchased 50 new "Solitaire" song books. These will be used every Monday morning and sometimes during the week. They contain all the national songs and a great number of religious songs. On account of the crowded condi tion of the lower rooms in the north building the board has fitted up the room in the basement and hired Miss Minnie Miller to teach grades five and six. Miss Miller is a teacher of a number of years experience, and we welcome her to our ranks. Gilbert McClurg, who was adver tised to lecture here on Nov. 6th, can not be here on account of the chang ing time of the trains. A date will be arranged later if possible. Wig gam, the great lecturer, will be the second number of the course at the opera house, Nov. 11th. Mrs. Ruby Chastain visited the High School Friday afternoon. Exercises were held in the High School Friday morning. Miss Beulah Tharp rendered a good instrumental solo, and Miss Ethel Beck read a very interesting essay on Mars. Ralph and Bryant Sears returned to school Monday morning. We are glad to see them back in the school again. The pupils and teachers of the low er rooms enjoyed some apples and cookies and Hallow'een games last Friday afternoon. The teachers took occasion to teach the real meaning of Hallow'een. Prof. Voelker has secured from the Esterbrook Pen Co. an exhibit show ing the process in the manufacture of steel pens. Miss Corbin gave a very interesting talk on foreign immigration Monday morning which was greatly enjoyed by the pupils. Last week Miss Mary Hunter, of Chicago, agent for Bellows & Syl vester Book Co., gave the Senior Mc Beth class a very fine talk. I have located a saw mill on Lit tle River and am prepared to saw out your- native lumber any dimension. LEON S J. B. Dobson. See that line of artistic trimmed hats which Keller & Pryor are offer ing thig^eek at |2.00 eacl^ w& wmtr Capt. Gooding's bale Dates Nov. 4. Cris Salzman, Leason ville. November 6, Buchanan ft Son, La moni, Iowa. November 9, W. B. Fletcher, De catur City, Iowa. Nov. 16. John Blubaker, Ting ley. Nov. 17. Will Stevens, Beacons fieiu. "This, My Dear, is a Tungsten Lamp" It looks like an ordinary electric incan descent, but it is nearly three times as brilliant. The wire filament inside the bulb is made of Tungsten metal, capable of radiating much more light and much less heat than the ordinary carbon filament. Housewives should try the G.E. Tun* •ten 40-watt lamp instead of the 50 wmtt carbon lamp now in general use. Costs onefifth less for electricity and givei just twice as much light. LEON ELECTRIC CO. Help us to make Leon the best lighted city in southern Iowa. Copyright 3909, by C. E. Zimmerman Co.--No. 3 vantages of living in the twentieth centurv, and you really could not be so old-fashioned as not to have one. We have watches of all kinds, from the thin new models in the regular size, to the dainty little things that can be worn in a bracelet, all perfect timekeepers, and at a prire which represents so much to careful buyers. You won be without one ^ft^r $$55*s^jptfp November 24, John Duffield, Kel lerton, Iowa. November 25, Holiday. Novebmer 26, A. Noble, Kellerton, Iowa. December 1, J. S. Terrell, Mt. Ayr, Iowa. Dec. 2. A. M. Waters, .Tingley. Dec. 9. John Moeer, Caledonia. December 15, John Scott, Black moore, Iowa. "V' OU can tell under modern con ditions. In olden times when the time of day was told by the sun dial, 011 cloudy days or at night they had to de pend upon the turning of the hour glass. The privilege to own and use a watch is one of the ad YOU see them. McCORKLE S, ALLEN Successors to Geo. A. Coe IOWA DECATUR CITY OPERA HOUSE 5 THURSDAY, NOVEMBER II, 1909 A Wholesome Story Well Told "Monte Cristo" Is one of the greatest human nature plays ever written, and in its appeal tothe imagination through the instinctive love of adventure and romance-it is without an equal. It is a most ingeniously con structed play, the action is brisk and the situations give fine opportunity for the most elaborate scenic and mechanical effects. The incidents follow with cleverness and they are of true, rulminative interest that reaches great power in the climax of "The World is Mine and others. The production is under the direction of Fred G.*Conrad. He brings a metropolian company and special scenery, 'I 1 a 4- -v..y •.