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1 E-Z LEON ing Manure in Heaps Makes the Pay Dirt on Your Farm Run in Pockets and Streaks. This is a photograph of short-sighted ness. Heaps of manure dumped here are soon demoralized. Later when the manure is scattered "with a fork there is no strength in it. This same manure ^spread fresh over the ground by an I. H. C. -Manure Spreader— which may be driven by a boy—would be scattered evenly over Jthe entire field, cover- LOOK FOR We will agree to make your sale a success. We guarantee to please you or no charges. We are your home auctioneers and worthy of your support.. You will lose more than we will if you do not give us your sale. Call Reporter or Journal office for sale dates. N. —Always patronize your home men. They spend their money at home. So do the other fellows. See! I Your Old Heating Stove needs rubbing up for the winter and you need good tools to do it with. Stove and Brush Sets Dump, ing twice the area in half the time, and cov ering it in a scientific ally correct way. It wou Id mean an even crop, ten to twenty per cent more profitable. The extra profit in one crop—probably in one field—would pay for the spreader. A dealer everywhere. THIS MARK International Harvester Company of America (Incorporated) Chicago, U. S. A. Buchanan & Watchbaugh Live Stock and General Auctioneers Leon Iowa E-Z are good tools and will make a good shine. We only have a limited number at a Special Price While^They Last A 25c E-Z Stove Brush Set' A 10c can of E-Z Stove Polish, both for v.. •. .• j' "J"" See Them in Our North Window Farquhar & Sons Hardware I-it"* wz Stove Polish 25c IOWA Woodland. Messrs. E. A. Bright, J. E. Coontz, J. E. and W. E. Lentz went to Des Moines Monday to attend the State Pair and returned Thursday. Mr. and Mrs. R. D. Lockwood ^ere Leon callers Monday. Mrs. Lucretia Giesseman went to Lineville Tuesday for a week's visit with friends. lone Woolman returned Monday from a two week's visit at Des Moines with her aunt, Mrs. James H. Lane. The Loyal Workers met and prac ticed for the cantata, at the W. P. Newlin home, Tuesday evening. T. B. Adair delivered a load of wheat at Lineville Tuesday. Mrs. Jas. S. Beavers, Mr. and Roy Beavers and two children went to Des Moines Tuesday to attend the State Fair and visit at the Harry Paxson and Jas. Lane homes. Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Clark, of Lineville, came Tuesday and Mr. and Mrs. Clark remained to assist in the telephone Central Office until Monday. Jesse McGhee and family from near Clio, moved here the first of the week and took charge of the phone central work. Miss Ethel Knapp, of Harwood, Mo., visited at the T. J. Stephens home and accompanied Gracie and Alfred to Des Moines, where they attended the fair. Frank Dodd and daughter, Hazel, of Leon, came Friday and spent a few days at the Carl Raines home. Jas. S. Beavers was a Leon caller Thursday. R. D. Lockwood built a chimney at the Beaver's school house last week. The two children of Mr. and Mrs. Delois Fight, of Derby, came Monday for a visit with their grand father, T. J. Stephens. Elder J. J. Ruppert, of Muscotah. Kansas, will be pastor of the A. C. church the coming year and filled his first appointment last Sunday. Eddie Knowles, of Wichita, Kas., was renewing acquaintances with friends here Friday. Eddie has a good position as city mail carrier in Wichita and and his mother, Mrs Mattie Knowles and son, Roy, are residing on a claim near Queen Beach, Colorado. Erie L. Beavers was a Leon vis itor Tuesday. Mr. and Mrs. T. C. Lane and son, George, went to Carleton, Neb., Wed nesday for a visit with relatives. Jesse Still and E. A. Cartwright made a business trip to Lineville Tuesday. Lester and Claire Beavers spent last week at the country home of Mr. and Mrs. R. D. Lockwood. Two young men, of Washington, were canvassinig for floor brushes in this vicinity Tuesday. A band of Cherokee Indians, con sisting of several men, women and children, four wagons and teams passed through here Tuesday noon and camped near the S. R. Karns home, for a few days, when the neighbors invited them to "move on." We received no mail Monday as Labor Day is a holiday for the rural carriers. A few members met Wednesday and cleaned the A. C. church at this place. Birtie Adair and Erema Woolman assisted Mrs. Melissa Hutchinson with her household duties a few days last week. Eugene Massey, Andrew and Elvin Adair were business callers at Line ville Friday. Mr. and Mrs. Guy Bremer, of Leon, were visiting relatives here Friday. School began Monday at the Beav er's school with Ivan Coontz as teach er, and at the south Woodland with Miss Lucille Smallwood as teacher. Jesse Still and son, Fred, left Mon day, of this week, for Timber Lake, S. D., to locate on the land Mr. Still was fortunate enough to secure at the land drawing. Mr. Ranger, a post-office inspector, was here Friday and inspected the office here and found everything in good shape. P. E. Hutchinson and Irl Beavers attended Ringling Bros, show at Trenton, Mo., last Friday. The Road to Success has many obstructions, but none so desperate as poor health. Success to day demands health, but Electric Bit ters is the greatest health builder the world has ever known. It compels perfect action of stomach, liver, kid neys, bowels, purifies and enriches the blood, and tones and invigorates the whole system. Vigorous body and keen brain follow their use. You can't afford to slight Electric Bitters if weak, run down or sickly. Only 50c. Guaranteed by Van Werden & Kopp. Center Township. There is a new floor on the Joe Leeper bridge, a new steel bridge on Brush creek near F. Gettinger's. Mr. J. L. Boyd and family visited with Mr. Brazelton last week. Miss Mollie Sears was calling and shopping at Leon last week. Pleasant View school has 35 scholars enrolled. Mrs. J. Leeper encourages her boys to attend the State Fair. M. Cozad and Dennis Daughton were buying butcher stuff in Center. C. Brazelton has bought a lot of yearling steers. Frank Long sold his cattle. Frank Garber has made him a new wagon box. Mr. M. Harte had business at Leon last Saturday. blind piles yield to Doan's Ointment, ,'i binder, one Deering binder, one sec- Garden Grove. Mr. and Mrs. Fred Wooley re turned Tuesday morning from a visit with relatives in the north part of the state. W. A. Williams, the clothier, was a business visitor at Lamoni last Monday. Miss Bell Hunter, of Corydon, was here last week, visiting at the home of her friend, Miss Bessie Dilsaver. Mrs. Ed Smith went to Humeston last Thursday to visit with friends, returning Sunday morning. Dr. Doolittle returned last Thurs day from his trip to Montana where he was showing land to some parties. Mr. and Mrs. Cyrus Judd, of Chi cago, were here last week, visiting at the Charles Bates home, Mrs. Judd being a sister of Mr. Bates. Tney went to Brazil from here. Bert Gordon and wife returned re cently fr.sm a trip to Oklahoma, where they visited with relatives. Mrs. Gordon's mother, Mrs. Bennett, accompanied them home. McClelland & Minor have sold their store at High Point to Ed Scho field, of this place, possession to be given the first of Nevember. Walter Adams and wife, who were here visiting from Colorado, and went to -Shenandoah to visit Mr. Adams' parents, returned the first of the week. George Spaeth has made some ex tensive repairs on the residence he bought west of his home. Mr. Gorsline was called to Bethany last week by the illness of his broth er-in-law. Mrs. Hughes, of Los Angeles, Cal ifornia, came last week to visit with her brothers, Pete and James Dan iels, of this place. Pete Daniel and W. P. Brpwn were on the police force at the state fair this year. The Leon ball team came up last Saturday and played another game with our team, getting beat by a score of 3 to 2. Mr. and Mrs. J. D. Ridgeway, of Oskaloosa, came last Sunday for a visit with Mr. Ridgeway's parents, Mr. and Mrs. N. M. Ridgeway. Miss Edna Young left last week for Lacona, where she has a position as teacher in the public schools. Weldon. C. H. Hodges and George Terry are attending court at Leon this week as jurors. Miss Gertie Landis visited home folks Sunday. Mrs. Emma Tillotson returned last Saturday from her father's, where she has been assisting in caring for him in his sickness. Clare and Mabel Hodges drove down to Leon Monday. Anna Hoadley, of Garden Grove, visited her sister, Mrs. C. E. Wood, the later part of the week. Miss Quinque Thompson began a term of school at the Lilard Monday. Miss Era Tillotson returned last Saturday from her father's, where she has been visiting relatives the past week. H. O. and Press Mitchell and fam ilies visited in Leon last Sunday. Miss Camilla Thompson went to Garden Grove last Saturday morn ing, where she commenced a school Monday. Mrs. Roxy Sandy and daughter, Gretchen, went to Garden Grove last Saturday. J. P. Kline is still very sick. Rev. Thornbrue, of Des Moines, preached his farewell sermon at the M. E. church Sunday evening. Ned Lowman, who has been quite sick the past week, went to Des Moines and is now being treated in Mercy hospital. Mrs. C. H. Hodges returned home last Saturday night from her visit in western Kansas. John Ledgerwood and C. H. Hodges returned home Saturday from the state fair, where they had been on duty for the past two weeks. Mrs. W. C. Critchfield and child ren returned to their home in Ot tumwa Saturday, after a visit of two weeks in this city. Mrs. Fannie Housher returned to Weldon Friday to visit her sister, Mrs. Eddy. A. J. Davis and daughter, Kittie, went on a visit in the west last week. They will visit in Kansas, Nebraska and Oklahoma. School commenced here Monday morning with Prof. Howell principal, Margaret Turbot intermediate, Era Tillotson grammar, Cecilia Coffey primary. Erma Warren commenced her fall school at Hebron Monday. Miss Allen, of Knoxville, came last week and will trim in Mrs. Roxy Santy's millinery store this season. Mrs. M. A. Critchfield and her Sunday School class gave a reception last Friday night in honor of Rev L. Johnson. i25 guests were in vited, and they spent a most enjoy able evening on the lawn, where games were played and refreshments were served. The lawn was well lighted with lanterns and tastefully decorated with rugs, lawn seats and chairs. Jit was a most enjoyable evening. Morgan. Miss Elsie Moon is assisting Mrs Oscar Ellis with her house work this week. John Krider and family from Line ville visited Orf Fisher's Sunday. A. T. Hubbard and wife qnd Geo. Smallwood and wife returned Friday from Des Moines, where they had been attending the State Fair. Frank Sales and family, Cyrus Weaver and wife, of Leon, visited Geo. Rozencrans was a business Sunday with Harry Marvin and fam caller at Pine Grove farm. ily. Dennis Daughton has a sick boy. Itching, bleeding, protuding or,We®*'S Mrs- Wm- Miss Langreder, of Leon, re- turned to her home Tuesday after a atJh6 M' Dal! Freda Chronic cases soon relieved. fining Sunday after a two week's visit cured. Druggists all sell it. I w7u ii a u-m I Mrs. Edd McDowell and children returned home Sunday after an ex *or ®ale. tended visit with her parents, Mr One good second-hand McCormick an?f-Mrs ?°f Marvin returned to her ^erllIPo^lld- at Le^'« ond-hand McCormick header cut 60 acres, good as new. The above articles |8jFor any pain from top to toe, from wil be sold at a bargairf if taken any cause, apply Dr. Thomas' Electric promptly. H. A. Wright. oil.. Paim can't stay where it Is used SP6nt TUCSday Pleasant Valley No. 2. Mrs. Charley Foland and Misses Mildred and Ruby Foland spent last Saturday with Mrs. Sanford Foland. Mr. and Mrs. Amos West's four year old son died last Saturday. The funeral was held on Monday, at Mt. Zion church, being preached by Rev. Craven, and the little body was laid to rest in the Camden cem etery. He was their only child. The bereaved parents have the sym pathy of many friends in their be reavement The little one is gone but not forgotten. Henry Jimerson's baby was very sick the first of this week, but is some better at this writing. Those who took dinner at Mrs. Lavina Jimmerson's last Thursday were Mr. and Mrs. Walter Trow biMdge of Sand Creek, Grandma Brammer, Mrs. Arthur Evans and son Garold of Grand River, Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Trowbridge of Stansber ry, Mo., Miss Clarissa Brammer and Mrs. Nettie Dukes, of Arkansas. Mrs. H. L. Brammer and two sons were visiting at Grand River last Friday with Mrs. Sarah Wycoff. Marion Brammer is painting Mrs. Lavina Jimerson's house this week. Mr. Palmer, of Grand River, is helping John Ramsey this week with his well. The last report is that no water had been found yet. Samuel Brinner and family were calling at William Allen's last Thurs day. Mrs. John Acton spent last Friday at Mrs. Lavina Jimmerrson's. Silas Acton, of Sand Creek, visited at John Acton's last Sunday. Floyd Boles and wife, of Dakota, have sold their farm up there and bought a forty acre farm of William Munyon at $50 per acre, and will make this their future home. Charley Hauenstein has bought the farm owned by John Dobson, at $45 per acre. It is east of Grand River about three miles and a half. Miss Fannie McKee has been quite sick the past week but is better at this writing. Mr. and Mrs. George Foland and family and Mr. and Mrs. Leonard Foland took dinner at Isaac Foland's last Sunday. Miss Hazel Overholtzer com menced her school at the Brown school house Monday. Mrs. Charles Foland and Misses Bessie and Minnie Woods and Nina Foland called on Mrs. John Acton last Sunday. Mrs. Isaac Foland called on Mrs. Bert McKee last Wednesday after noon. Burr Oak llidge. Gloomy weather the past week. George McCalla and family visited Saturday night at C. E. Chastain's on their return from Van Wert and Elston, where they had been visiting relatives. Mrs. Cora Robe arrived from Okla. Saturday for an extended visit with relatives, being a niece of Mrs. Mary Walton and Miss Lyde Chastain. Mrs. John Johnson and children went to Cainsville, Saturday, to visit her aunt, Miss Lucy Osborn. Mr. and Mrs. Frank Chastain re turned Saturday from Des Moines, where they had been visiting her parents and took in the sights at the Fair. They report a fine trip. Mrs. Add Watson returned home after a few week's stay with her daughter, Mrs. Mrs. Willard Lillie. Chastain's Friday of last week. Willard Chastain attended "St. Elmo" in Leon Saturday night. John and Bid Frost were Sunday visitors at Elza Smith's. Tade Griffin and family spent Sun day at John Barry's. Mr. Osborn lost a valuable horse last week. Salein. Brother Adams preached at this place Sunday and Sunday night. Grace Drury spent Sunday with Virgie Schoonover. Ralph Judd was a Pleasanton call er Saturday. Pearl Blakesley and Glada Dale spent Sunday with Verna and Fay Linden. Nona Still returned home Sunday from a week's visit with her sister, Mrs. Clyde Waller. School began Monday morning at Boothtown, with Miss Gladys Rogers as teacher. J. H. McDaniel and family, Clell and Virgie Hill, Audra Potter, Meryl and Pearl Dale spent Sunday at the Stover home. Edd Still and wife Sundayed at Jack Woolsey's. M. Linden and wife returned home last Wednesday from Des Moine3, where they had been attending the State Fair. The Chicago Daily Tribune and Leon Reporter $3.75 FOR BOTH a full year. Good only on R. F. D. routes and towns outside of Leon. The Tribune is the best daily paper in the world. The Reporter is the best paper in Decatur county. Call or send your sub scription orders to 0. E. HILL, 89 20teow LOII, |0W3. free Liver Remedy It is well to stop a physical ail ment at the first signs of its approach, and that is especially true of liver trouble, which can eventually give rise to so many serious complications. Many have liver trouble and imagine it is indigestion, and hence take the wrong remedy. When the liver does not store up suf ficient gastric juices It becomes sluggish, ana in this way disturbs the stomach and •bowels, with which It is supposed to work in harmony. Then comes the sallow complexion, the pimply face, the dull ?uai" ,In,the forehead, the thinning aC the blood, etc. A very quick and senstbl® way to stop the trouble as well as to cure it Is by the use of Dr. Caldwell's Syrup Pepsin, which contains Ingredients especially intended to promote the ac tivity of the liver. Among the many thousands who have written the doctor about the results achieved with his remedy, and who are glad to make the facts public so that others can help themselves, are Mr. Jas. Kennedy, St. Louis, Mo. Mrs. S A. La Rue of Smith's Grove, Ky„ and many These, like thousands of others, started the use of Syrup Pepsin with a sample, if you will send your name and address you can also obtain a free trial bottle. This will prove to you that liver trouble is promptly cured with this remedy or money will be refunded. Having tried it you can then buy it In the remUa* way of your druggist at fifty cents" and one dollar a bottle, and the latter la sufficient for an entire family. This remedy is a vast' improvement over cathartic tablets and salts, which only do good for the time being. 9yrun Pepsin is permanent in its results. Is pleasant to take and does not gripe. It is especially good for all those who can not stand a violent purgative. Dr. Caldwell personally will be pleased to give you any medical advice you may desire for yourself or family pertaining to the stomach, liver or bowels absolutely free of charge. Explain your case in a. letter and he will reply to you in detail. For the free sample simply send your n*"ne and address on a postal card or otherwise. For either request the doctor's ®£?ress is Dr. W. B. Caldwell, R.600 Cald- e" building, Montlcello, 111. NOTICE. To the Qualified Electors of Decatur County, Iowa. You are hereby notified by the undersigned Board of Supervisors of Decatur county, Iowa, that on thfe 10th day of June, 1910, a petition was filed in the auditor's office of Decatur county, Iowa, which petition was and is as follows: "To the Board of Supervisors of Decatur county, Iowa: "We, the undersigned freeholders, of Decatur county, Iowa, herewith petition your honorable board to levy an annual tax for the establishment and maintainance of a public hos pital. Said public hospital to be lo cated in the city of Leon, Iowa, shall cost not to exceed ($15,000) Fifteen. Thousand Dollars, and shall be built, maintained and conducted as pro vided for in Chapter (26) Twenty-six of the sessions laws of the (33rd) Thirty-third General Assembly." That said petition came up for hearing before said board at its reg ular June session, 1910 that upon examination it was found that said petition was signed by more than 200 citizens, electors and freeholders of Decatur county, Iowa, more than 150 of whom reside outside of the corpor ate limits of the city of Leon, Iowa. You are further notified that in compliance with Chapter Twenty-six (26) of the session laws of the Thirty-third (33rd) General Assem- Miss Ida Lewis returned to her home in Leon Saturday after a few bly of Iowa said petition was ap days visit on Eden Prairie, the guest: proved and the board thereupon or of Miss Lanie Meek. jdered that the same be submitted to Maria, Ira and Frend Horney were the qualified electors of Decatur very pleasant visitors at Charley county, Iowa, at the next general elec. tion to be held in the several voting precincts of Decatur county, Iowa, on the 8th day of November, 1910, as provided by law. You are further notified that said Board of Supervisors has ordered that there be submitted to the elec tors the said proposition of issuing bonds of Decatur county, Iowa, in the sum of not to exceed Fifteen Thousand Dollars ($15,000) to bear not to exceed 4 per cent interest and to run for the term of not more than ten years, the proceeds of the same to be used for the purpose of purchasing real estate upon which to locate said public hospital and for the construction of hospital buildings thereon and for maintaining the same, and the levying of a tax not to exceed the amount provided by law for the purpose of paying said bonds and interest. That the aforesaid proposition will be submitted to said electors substan tially in the following form to-wit: For a tax for YES a bond issue in the sum not to exceed Fifteen Thousand Dollars (?15,000) for a public hos pital and the maintainance of same. NO To all of which take notice. Dated at Leon, Iowa, this 10th day of June 1910. By order of the Board of Super*: visors of Dacatur county, Iowa. S. H. Covington, Chairman. A. IJ. McClaran. S. P. Wiley, Attest: J. V. Lemley, Auditor. V. R.MC6IIDNIS Lfioee AWYER. Successor toOurry A MoGlnnls. in Bay block. Of* DRAIN TILE For prices and information write OTTUMWA BRICK & CONSTRUCTION CO% OTTUMWA, IOWA CHICHESTER SPILLS TIIE DIAMOND BRASH. A I# Ladles! Ask your Dracriit for Chl-ehe*tor's DlamonaJuranL 1*1118 In Red And Gold metallic boxes, sealed with Blue Ribbon. Take no other* Buy of your Bruesiflt. Ask for DIAMOND II RAND PULLS, farft* years-known as Best, )op Safest, Always ReUftbto SOLD BY DRUGGISTS EVERVWHRr'