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come to us
"Meet me at Cherrington's."
Wall paper, bargains this, week at
the Rexall store.
Flour, feed and coal.
Gammon Bros. Mill.
i'tim prepared to do all kinds of.
light hauling and delivering. Guy
Smith, Phone 38.
Mr. and Mrs. Ben Redman, of near
Delray, are the parents of a fine little
daughter born on Sept. 1st.
A fine littlo daughter was born to
Mr. and Mrs. Orva Baker, of near
Leon a week ago last Sunday.
All those interested are requested
to,bring scythes, forks and such oth
er tools ajB may be necessary for the
purpose of cleaning and fixing up the
cqmetery at Union church, Shy ceme
tey, Monday, Sept. 13. Bring your
dinners and 3tay all day and have a
good time Socially.
A. E. Ellis, who owns a mighty
fine farm three miles west of Leon
on the Leon and Decatur road, is fix
ing things up in fine shape. He has
erected a fine iron fence along the
front of the residence with an orna
mental gate over which appears the
name of the farm, "Ellis Acres."
The improvement adds greatly to the
appearance of the place.
,^m. Crichton & Son .are moving
ttietr hardware store from the Mul
linnix building across ,the street -.to
the^opera houseblock, where they
will havflh the Rouble ,«tore room, on
the .feorner. Lew1- Gillham, who oc
cupied the corner room with his gro
cery stock, last week,bought the O.
H. Stoner grocery a* th'e northwest
corner of the square and has consoli
dated the two stocks.
The open season for prairie chick
ens-began last Wednesday and a
qu&tet of Leon sportsmen, Henry
Mijtor, Horry Long, F. G. Hume and
Dr. F. G. Hume, enjoyed a great
day's shooting down by .Togo that
dap bringing home with them. 27
prairie chickens. The law
each hunter to only kill eight chick
i'•*" ens in a day, and they wanted to be
on the safe .side or would have prob
abljf- gone the limit.
B: E. Timmous and Jim Ausman
last week completed..work of
painting the house and buildings on
Clyde Marvin's* farm 12milessouth
eai$~ of Leon. The boys'.thought the
farji$."'-ought' to have .a name, and
w£«n Clyde went out to inspect their
work he found they had namef the
farm "Pleasant: View Stock? Farm,"
and-a neat sigif'was up so^that the
.people In passing could. know..-Wh%t
fan* it was. And Clyde- di^t klfifc
a. 6k.' Every farmer should give his
Don't let yourself run down. Almost every
severe sickness could be avoided if a little medi
cal advice and the right medicine.is taken in time.
Come to us for your medicines and drug store
things and know that you will get the right kind—
right prices too.
We keep right up to the minute and always
have everything a first-class drug store should
Langreder, The Tailor
Suits made from 912.00 up to $40.00
Overcoats made from 915.00 up
Pants made from 94.00 up to 910.00
All Goods of the Latest Pattern.
Suits pressed and cleaned, while you wait 50c
SUITS CLEANED AND PRESSED.
Ladies' suits cleaned and pressed 50c
Special Attention Paid to Alterations and Repairing.
A N E E he a or
John F. Rumley.
All records Were broken at the
Idle Hour theatre Monday night
when "Uncle Tom's Cabin" was pre
sented in moving pictures, and the
play is just as big a drawing card in
silent pictures as in the real theatri
cal production. In fact many people
prefer not to hear Uncle Tom, Little
JSva and Marks.
people in passing can tell whoie
Butler, the jeweler.
Smoke Havana Seconds.
Lunch at Cherrington's.
Everybody sells Havana Seconds,
the best 5c cigar sold in Leon.
Daylight flour and Champion feed.
Gammon Bros. Mill.'
For Sale—Seed rye, good quality.
Call or phone C. R. Clark, 2% miles
west of Leon. 4-2t
For Sale—One cow, 2 yearling
heifers, 2 heifer calves. All good
grade Jerseys. E. J. Homey. 4-2t
A bouncing boy was born to Mr.
and Mrs. James Jones, of near Deca
tur City, on Wednesday of last week.
Found—A watch and chain which
the owner can obtain by calling at
The Reporter office, identifying prop
erty and paying for this noticc.
Notice—All persons interested- are
requested to meet at Bethel cemetery
on Wednesday, Sept. 15th, at 9
o'clock, to clean up the cemetery.
Bring such tools as are needed and
your dinner, and let us have a full
turnout and a good time.
By request of the trustees, S. L. Cox.
E. J. Sankey bays and sella land
on commission, makes farm loans on
Approved security at tho best, rates,
and does a general real estate busi
ness. Has had HO years' experience
in the business. Office upstairs, north*
west corner Main astf Commercial
streets, Leon, Iowa.
Our buyer has made the finest se
lection. of new fall and winter millin
ery we have ever shown, and at our
fall and winter opening on. Tuesday,
Wednesday and Thursday, Sept. 14,
15 and 16, the ladies can see just
what the new styles, are. No old
stock everything right up to the
minute. Keller ft Pryor.
The members of the Priscilla Club
and invited guests met at the home
of MrB. J. T. Harris Tuesday after
noon, about fifty guests being pres
ent. A pleasant afternoon was Bpent
with music and contests of various
kinds, the music being furnished by
Mrs. W. R. West, Mrs. F. A. Wagon
er and Misses Mida and Mabel Brad
ley. Dainty refreshments were serv
F. D. Peet, president of the State
alio wsj-National Bank at Iowa Falls,- has'
brought suit against the Iowa Tele
phone company. While Mr. Peet was
absent from the city last spring, the
defendant trimmed and destroyed a
number of trees along his property.
Of course, the telephone folks will
claim that this, was necessary in or
der that they might be able to string
tfyair wires and conduct their busi
dflBs. But Mr: Peet holds otherwise
and asks $250 damages. The case
will be watched with interest, and if
the plaintiff is given a:, verdict, no
.dount many- similar sqits will be
Tbrougfit in other": toiwns. For what
djsea.it avail a man to believe in the
pity tiAil" and to prove his faith
to planting and nursing fine trees,
ifia telephone company can. come
ttliffig and hsick and butcher them
into hideous wrecks, that are worti
"Meet me at Cherrington'a."
Rooms for Rent—Inquire of Win.
House for Rent—Inquire of Mrs.
Wall paper.bargains this week at
the Rexall Btore.
For Sale—160 acres of fairly im
proved land 1 miles south of
Grand River, Iowa, $60.00 per acre.
Possession given March 1, 1916.
4-3t J. F. Crees, Grand River, Iowa.
County treasurer Elba Shewm°.ker
is sporting a r.ew Maxwell roadster,
one of tho finest little machines on
the market. Mr. Shewmaker had
driven a Maxwell car for a number of
years, and nothing else would satisfy
Attention Knights—After our sum
mer vacation, the regular meeting of
Tripolis Commandery No. 60, K. T.
will be held on Thursday evening,
Sept. 16th, and it is urgently request
ed that all Knights be present at this
meeting. H. Forquhar, E. C.
A message was received yesterday
from L»es Moines, stating that E. C.
Poe was dead in that city and his
body would be brought to Leon for
interment today. The deceased was
employed as a car 'checker and was
killed while coupling cars. He was
a brother-in-law of John Culp, of this
The railroad commission has or
dered the Burlington road to open its
car doors on the south side when
stops are made at Chariton, that be
ing the side next to the station.. The
business men of the town have been
trying to get the company to do it
for several years, but without suc
Superintendent W. A. Card and
sistant superintendent R. F. Ledford,
of the C. B. & Q. R. R. with head
quarters at St. Joe, Mo., were over
night visitors in this city Monday,
looking after some business matters,
but we did not hear them expressing
any opinion as to when the Burling
ton was going to build a freight de
pot at Leon.
"Red" Peck returned Monday from
Osceolawtaere he pitched two games
for the Osceola team, one against
Liberty on Saturday which Osceola
won by a score of 9 to 6, and the
second game on Sunday .with Cres
ton. "Red" pitched a-' shut-out game
Sunday, not allowing the fast Cres
ton team to score, the score being 9
to 0 in favor of Osceola.
Dr. B. L. Eiker is one of the most
dignified men in his profession, but
Dr. lost all his dignity and was ca
vorting around like a school boy last
Sunday, all on account of the arrival
of a bouncing boy at their home to
keep company with their little daugh
ter. The youngster weighed exactly
eight pounds and a half at birth and
has been named James Hendrickson
Misses Nina Bowman, Freda Fer
ren, Nancie Kemp and Marjorie Shu
lar entertained a large number of
their schoolmates at a reception held:
at the assembly rooms of the library
last evening in honor of a number
of their former classmates who will
leave the coming week to attend
college at various places. Delicious
refreshments were served, and it was
an enjoyable evening for all.
Miss Marie Goodman celebrated
her 18 th birthday Wednesday, Sept.
1st at her home on north Church
street by inviting a number of her
girl friends. The afternoon was spent
in games and contests, two prizes,
carried oft by Freda Ferren, a hand
painted china salt and pepper shaker,
and by Nina Bowman, a hand painted
hair receiver. Delicious refreshments
were served during ttie afternoon on
hand painted china, all Miss Marie's
own work. She is a talented artist
and is sure turning out a lot of fine
work. She received several nice
presents, the most Important one be
ing a generous check-from her fath
er. The girls returned to their homes
telling Miss Marie that they had had
a jolly good time.
Last Wednesday Harmon McKin
ley and Frank Chastain drove to
Farmingtoh, Iowa, in the McKinley
car visiting over night and the next
day with Mr. McKinley's father. On
Friday they drove to Keokuk taking
in the sights at the dam. After din
ner they drove over the famous drive
up the banks of the Mississippi to Ft.
Madison. Here they took in the pris
on, returning to Farmington in the
evening, and then on home Saturday.
Mr. McKinley's' brother, Frank Mc
Kinley from Oklahoma, drove home'
with them for
THE LEON REPORTER, THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 9, 1915.
Gammon Bros. Mill.
Lost—Pair of men's gloves. Please
return to The Reporter office.
A big load of cinders delivered any
place in town for 75 cents. Phone
Leon Electric Co.
For Sale—One of the most desir
able residence lots in northwest
Leon. Will be sold at a very low
price. See F. S. Stewart at tho Big
Furniture and Rug Store.
Capt. A. A. Jenks, one of the old
est veterans of Leon, is very sick at
his home in northeast Leon. He has
been suffering from an attack of hic
coughs for the past five days.
short visit. While1
away Frank Chastain visited a Shet
land pony farm, purchasing the fourj
year old Shetland stallion Major. He,,
is black and white spotted and he
weighs 300 pounds. He came through igj
by express arriving Saturday even- mM
ing. The boys found the roads in, mm
fine shape all along the Waubonsie pB
Trail, adding much to the pleasures
of the trip.
Will Offer For"Sale
For th next 30 days, my farm of
320 acres,- located 3 miles- northeast
of. Davis City. -Would sell in small
er tracts. For information address
O. F. Reed, Osceola, Mo.V R. F. D. 4,
OB eall on George Stephens, mana
ger at farm. Also have some farms
in? southwegt Missouri for sale. 2-31
p.'F. Reed, R.-.IVD 4, Osceola, Mo.
The best nickel cigar in Leon is
For Sale—Good milch cow.
tl" ire of W. R. Chastain.
Hoard and rooms, first house east
of Brady Lumber Co. Claude Bevans.
We can use some choice first mort
gage farm loans. Farmers & Trad
ers State Bank, Leon.
Mrs. E. E. Bell entertained the
School Teachers Club at her home
last Wednesday afternoon in behalf
of Misses Lyda Epperley and Helen
Wanted—Salesman capable of
earning $125 per month. Splendid
opportunity to establish business,
bringing in a steady and growing in
come. Stetson Oil Company, Cleve
Mrs. Robert Shular entertained a
large number of lady friends at the
assembly room of the library Mon
day afternoon in honor of her friend
Miss Cora Ball, of Fairfield, who is
a guest at tho Shular home.
Clifton Mills, of near Leon, is a
patient at the Leon hospital suffer
ing from blood poison on his right
hand. A short time ago Mr. Mills
had a blister on his hand which in
some way became infected and he
has suffered intensely with it.
U. G. Gibson, an old timft Leon
"boy, whr for a number of years has
been cashier of the Bank of Hamp
ton at New Hampton, Mo., has re
signed his position and will open a
short order cafe in that town in con
nection with his insurance business.
We will show the ladies of Decatur
county the prettiest line of new fall
millinery shown in southern Iowa at
our fall and winter millinery opening,
Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday,
fcept. 14, 15 and 16.
Keller & Pryor.
While returning from the state
fair at Des Moines last Thursday in
the big Bowsher Cadillac, Uncle Bob
Bowsher was painfully cut and bruis
ed when the car struck a rough rail
road crossing near Van Wert and he
was thrown up against the top of the
car. lie has been confined to his
bed ever since, and is under the care
of a physician.
F_. A. Wagoner, The Reporter's
linotype operator, has a cherry tree
at his home in this city which is full
of bloom. The tree bore a good crop
of cherries this summer, and a couple
of weeks ago the loaves dropped off,
and now the tree is covered with
bloom and a second crop of leaves. If
frost holds off Mr. Wagoner expects
to have fresh cherries about Thanks
The advance car of Ringling Bros,
circus passed through Leon Monday
on the noon train, going to Albany,
Mo., where the circus exhibits on
Tuesday, Sept. 21st. They exhibit at
Centerville on Monday, Sept. 20th,
jumping from there to Albany, and
those who cannot attend at either
place can see the circus trains pass
through Leon if they want to sit up
most of the night.
"Meet me at Cherrington's.'
Just received car of. bran and
shorts and a car of oil meal.
Gammon Bros. Mill.
Capt. .1. 1). Brown went to Chari
ton csterday afternoon to attend the
reunirn of the 18th Iowa Infantry,
and .. as one of the speakers at a big
ramp fire held last evening.
Alfred Brant, an old man residing
in the northwest "part of the county,
was brought to the Leon hospital
Sunday for treatment, and yesterday
was taken to the county farm.
Ladies, don't forget that next
Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday,
Sept. 14, 15 and 16, are the dates for
our fall and winter millinery open
ing. A visit to our store will con
vince you we are showing the most
up-to-date line of new millinery in
southern Iowa. Keller & Pryor.
George Cox, one of the prosperous
farmers living southwest of Leon on
the Leon and Davis City road, went
to Des Moines last week and drove
down a new Buick six touring car
which he purchased from Akes &
Pullen, the Leon agents. George has
been figuring on buying a car for the
past year, but could not make up his
mind what car he wanted, but tells
us he finally decided on the Buick
and is well pleased with it.
Fall and Winter
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday
OX THE ABOVE DATES WE WILL HAVE ON DISPLAY THE FINEST
Fall and Winter Millinery
THAT WE HAVE EVER SHOWN. IN LEON. THE STYLES THIS YEAR
ARE MOST ATTRACTIVE AND WE ARE VERY PROUD OF THE DIS
PLAY THAT WE WILL HAVE TO SHOW THE LADIES OF THIS VI
CINITY ON THE ABOVE DATES.
A Beautiful Line of Ladies', Misses' and
Children's Pattern Hats
BE SURE TO CALL DURING THE OPENING. YOU WILL BE MOST
WELCOME WHETHER YOU WISH TO MAKE PURCHASES OR NOT.
Mrs. Madeline Caffray
When You Take Cold
don't try to wear it out the old way but be
and after a few doses you
your cold is gone without any of the disagree
able after effects following the use of some cold
Handy box of 35 tablets, 25 cents
Leon, Iowa, Sept. 8th, 191G.
City count-il met in regular session
for the purpose of making the levies
for the ensuing year.
\i em hers present. G. R. Farquhar.
mayor, councilmen, -I. M. Gardner, F.
A. Gardner, Winfield Cash, E. G.
Monroe and F. H. Cozad.
On motion the following levies
were made and approved:
Corporation 10.0 mills
Cemetery 5 mills
Water Works 5.0 mills
Bond 16.0 mills
Library 2.0 mills
Sewer Outlet 3.0 mills
Electric Light 6.0 mills
Sewer 2.0 mills
Park 2.0 mills
Improvement 4.0 mills
Sewer Disposal 2.0 mills
Total 55.5 mills
On motion council adjourned.
GEO. R. FARQUHAR,
S. G. MITCHELL, City Clerk.
For Sale—I am now prepared to
take orders for all kinds of fruit
stock. Do my own prolifigating.
Stock has been inspected by State
Inspector and pronounced a perfcct
stock. Trees guaranteed. See or
write Silas Whisler, Leon, Iowa. 3-41