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•iJVall' paper bargains this week- at
the Rexall store.
Wall paper bargains this week at
tie Rexall store.
Flour, feed and coal.
Gammon Bros. Mill.
Vose & Sons, the home piano. Ed
wards Piano Co., Humeston, Iowa.
'i The Leon Savings Bank is prepar
ed to make some good farm loans at
Ladies' skirts, all new ones, and
sure to please. Prices 13.95 to |8.50.
All persons having orders for
china at Bell & Painter's, may re
ceive same now. Shipment has just
Mr. and Mrs. M. S. Hullinger and
son Marion, and Mr. and Mrs, Ernie
Easton, of hear Davis City, were visi
tors in Leon yesterday, driving up
in an auto: 1
Mrs. Ed H. Sharp entertained a
number of ladies at"' bridge last
Thursday afternoon in honor of Mrs.
N. Beard and Mrs. Claude Whit
lock, of Osceola.
Everybody will buy tickets for the
hand concert at the opera house on
Friday evening, Oct. 22nd, and help
the band boys raise money to pur
chase new instruments.
Wilber Hill, who has been employ
ed for some time in Henry Minor's
barber shop, has purchased Will
Henderson's shop at Oardon Grove,
taking possession last Friday.
For Sale—On the stone farm. 6
miles northwest of Leon. 4K mile*
northeast of Decatur, native lumber
of all klnda. fence posts, split or
•awed and stove wood. W. W. Ful
Clay Harris and Jamio. Long, two
of the energetic young farmers liv
ing northeast of Leon, returned Fri
day from Kansas City with a car
load of cattle whtelt they will feed
out on their farms.
B. J. Seakey b«f» asd sells Bu»d
commission, makes term loans on
approved security at th® best rates,
nd does general real estate bnsi*
sees. Has had SO yean' npcriam
ja Ui« Iwslnnsn OOce apetain, nortb
weet comer and Commercial
etreeti. Leoa. Iowa.
Take a box or bag of our delicious Candy to
the folks at home. It is pure and wholesome
and good for you and all the family.
Our boxes of Fancy Candies make nice gifts
---they are appreciated, too.
BELL & PAINTER
J^cott 2 OUJCt
Langreder, The Tailor
Suits made from 912.00 up to 940.00
Overcoats made from 15.00 up
Pants made from $4.00 up to $10.00
All Goods of the Latest Pattern.
Suits pressed and cleaned, while you wait 50c
SUITS GLEANED AND PRESSED.
Ladies' suits cleaned and pressed 50c
Special Attention Paid to Alterations and Repairing.
A N E E he a or
Gammon, of_J!|den township,
brought us in jome satnples of his
apple crop last Saturday, a lot of
Lady Sweet fating apple* and a half
dozen Wolf River apples, the latter
•weighing almost a pound apiece. Mr.
had three threes of theae
|g apples and they yielded over for
Orel Estes last week received in
one bunch twenty drafts of $50
each from Henry Ford, to be deliver
ed to parties who purchased Ford
antos from, him the past Fear. This
winds up the list of those who 'are
entitled toreceive th*-|50 rebate,
ahd jfc- Estes has -paid J« ^customers
Lunch at Cherrington's.
Everybody sells Havana Seconds,
cigar sold in Leon.
We can use some choice first mort
gage farm loans. Farmers ft Trad
ers State Bank, Leon.
Jonathan Applies—50 cents per
bushel at orchard. Mrs. Sophia Col
lins, Saline, Mo.
Big Type Poland China boars,
ready for use, for sale by E. S. Buf
fum, jLieRoy, Iowa. 8-4t
For Sale—4 pure bred Aberdeen
Angus bull calves. Choice for $75.
Gus Macklem, R.F.D. 2, Leon, la. 8-21
New fall and winter coats—we will
show you values you can't match.
and up to
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Give the band boys a boost by buy
ing tickets for tneir big concert at
the opera house on Friday evening,
Oct. 22nd. We have a splendid band
and here is a chance to show your
appreciation of it.
Our fine milk cow, half Jersey,
half Swiss, nine years old, giving a
gallon at a milking yet, will be fresh
in January, weight 1000 pounds, a
more gentle milker is hard to 'find.
No kicks, anybody can milk her.
Price $75. Call on C. R. Riley, Deca
Don't forget the Henderson Stock
'Co. will commence its six nights en
gagement at the opera house on next
Monday and they will present all new
and up to date plays and will come
with the strongest company Mr. Hen
derson has ever had on the road.. Ask
your merchants for free tickets.
Ronald Monroe departed Saturday
for Dea Moines, where he has ac
cepted a responsible position in the
Central State Bank. He is one of
Leon's bright young men who will
make good. After graduating from
the Leon High School he attended
the University of Michigan at Ann
Arbor, graduating this year, and we
predict/that he will make rapid ad
vances in the banking business.
Mrs. A. M. Haag, of Pleasanton,
last week sold her fine residence
property just-east of Pleasanton, and
her new brick store-block in. Pleasr
anton to A. A. McWilliams, of Pleas
anton, and has moved to Leon, hav
ing rented Rev. Wm. Biggs' resi
dence property for the winter, andin
the spring she expects to erect a fine
new residence on the lots which she
purchased in the new ... VanWerden
addition in north Leon.. .-
Miss Bessie Rowell expects to leave
next Thursday for Los Angeles, Cali
fornia, where she will attend as a
delegate the Supreme convention of
the P. E.. O. society, which is in ses
sion in that city tram the 12 th-to the
15th of nekt month. She will repre
sent the local, chapter, also the chap
ters at Spirit Lake-and JteWltt. After
tiie convention: adjourns she .will visit
in the west for Sevesal months, spend
ing some-timontthe exposition. She
exDeCts. to be away^ until the latter
part of- December.-—Aftpn 8tar-$n
"Meet me at Cherrington's.'
IF you want a real good smoke try
an Havana Second, 5c.
Daylight flour and Champion feed.
Gammon Bros. Mill.
Save your corn and buy rye of C.
R. Clark on the Chas. Swanson farm.
Fpr Sale—A loom for carpet and
rags. J. M. Brown, Pleasanton, la.
I am prepared to do all kinds of
light hauling and delivering. Guy
Smith, Phone 38.
Found—Two pieces of a manicure
set, which the owner can obtain at
The Reporter office.
I am prepared to do all kinds of
light hauling. Tracy Bigley. Phone
Konklin's livery barn.
For Rent—Furnished rooms,
the Mrs. F. Varga property.
Mrs. H. Camp.
Mr. and Mrs. John Tharp, of Davis
City, Mrs. Clarence Allen, of KellefA
ton, and Mrs. O. C. Bradley, o£ Dea
Moines, were in Leon last Thursday,
enroute to Pleasanton to attend the
funeral of Mrs. Sarah Sloan, the
mother of Mr. O. C. Bradley, who
died-at Denver, Colorado,- and was,
brought to her old home at Pleasan
ton for burial.
The merchants of the city of Leon
have made arrangfiements with the
Henderson Stock Co. to play this
town under their auspices as an ad
vertisement for the town- and the
business men. The company is com
posed of ten of the most popular and
well known players in the business.
Ask your merchant for free tickets
for the entire week. Reserved seats
on sale at Cherrington's.
The Biddison Coal & Grain Co.
have' just completed a big string of
cement coal sheds adjoining the Leon
elevator, and they have an ideal
place for storing coal. The sheds
are arranged so that much of the
coal can be dumped direct from the
cars into the sheds, doing away with
a great deal of shoveling in unload
ing the cars. The elevator property
is taking on a big business appear
ance and they are doing a very nice
Last Friday's Chicago Journal had
a picture of five young men from the
offices of Swift & Co., who are mem
bers of the Civilian Soldiers' Camp,
at Ft.. Sheridan, Illinois, Brown Cas
ter, of Leon, being one of the five,
and they make a mighty healthy
looking group, as they are fine look
ing young, men^ Brown writes that
he is enjoying"the outdoor life and
that they are receiving some fine
military training. He is a member of
the artillery corps.. .The camp will
last for thirty days
You are exempt from duty in any
court if you follow any of the follow
ing vocations: State and naval offic
ers, all judges of courts, coroners,
postmasters, mail clerks, practicing
attorneys, officiating ministers of the
gospel, school teachers during their
term Of. school, practicing physicians,
registered and assistant pharmacists,
policemen, active members of fire de
partments, mayors of cities, embalni
ers, undertakers, funeral directors
actively engaged in their business,
and all persons engaged in their bus
iness, and all persons engaged on edi
torial or mechanical staff depart
ments of newspapers of general cir
John Ray, of this city, was sub
poeried and went to Omaha, Neb.,
THE LEON REPORTER, THURSDAY, OCTOBER 7, 1915.
Found—A small satchel filled
with baby clothing which the owner
can obtain at The Reporter office.
We want your business and will
givte you every reasonable banking
courtesy and accommodation. Leon
More ladies' suits to arrived this
week. We are showing'the latest—
good suits within the reach of all.
Twelve barrels of slacked lime for
sale. You want it in your business
to fumigate your hog pens, chicken
house and barn yards. Call on C. R.
We understand a postoffice inspec
tor was at Davis City Tuesday, and
relieved Burris Howell from duty as
postmaster, P. E. Shirley being plac
ed in temporary charge of the office.
Robert Teale, son of Mr. and Mrs.
Fred Teale of this city, who is a
freshman student at the State Uni
versity at Iowa City, was last week
pledged as a member of the Phi Del
ta Theta Greek letter fraternity.
Mayor Farquliar has been doing a
little business the past week, having
fined three parties on the charge of
disorderly conduct by fighting, Pearl
Barlean being fined $2 and costs, Roy
Stout $10 and costs, and J. O. Blake
$10 and costs.
Cleric Beck has not issued a single
marriage license the past week. On
Tuesday a couple from Missouri ap
plied for a licenses but wanted to get
married in Misouri, and as an Iowa
license is no good in that state, they
had to go back to Missouri and get
one at Bethany.
The thermometer dropped down
quite a bit Monday night and Tues
day morning there was quite a heavy
frost, and ice formed in some low
plaies, but farmers report that it did
not injure the corn in this county,
but in the northern part of the state
it did much damage.
last week, as a witness in a case Evans of Corydon, to talk on "Wom
which Pryor McBee, years ago a well'an Suffrage." Let every club woman
known resident of Leon, had brought come and bring a friend.
for damages against a railroad com-
"Meet me at Ctiornngton'a."
The best nickel cigar in Leon is
•Money to loan on some good farms.
Leon Savings Bank.
Gammon Bros. Mill.
Lost—TJlack chiffon neck
lease return to The Reporter
Miss Bessie Rowell gave a 5 o'clock
dinner Sunday in honor of Miss
Gretchen Myers of Leon, and Clar
ence Coen of Creston.—Alton Star
Rev. Raoul R. Moser will deliver
•his lecture, "My Childhood in Switz
erland, or Why I Am An American,"
at the M. E. church on Tuesday ev
ening, Oct. 19 th.
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 the Big
Furniture and Rug Store.
The crop of hickory nuts and hazel
nuts in this vicinity is unusually big
this year, and many nutting parties
are being enjoyed. The nuts are of
unusual size and fine flavor this
Mrs. Winfield Cash brought us a
branch of a red raspberry bush last
Saturday on which were ripe berries
and a number of green ones. Rasp
berries in October in Iowa, is equal
We are compelled to print fourteen
pages again this week, in order to
get in all of the news. It makes a
lot of extra work for the office
force, but no doubt it is appreciated
by our readers.
Notice—There will be a meeting of
the Leon Cemetery Association at the
library building on Thursday even
ing, Oct. 7th, at 7:30. All members
are requested to attend.
Eva Rhea, Secretary.
I have the light plant for farm
homes installed in Hamilton's im
plement house for your inspection.
Come in and see it and have it ex
plained by an expert electrician.
Lost—Gold locl®t and chain.
I'lease return to The Reporter oilice.
A bouncing boy was born to Mr,
and Mrs.. John Powers of Decatur on
Lost—Gold mounted lorgnette
glasses. Finder please leave at Re
Coats for the little folks—$1.90 to
.25—an elegant showing.
Rye makes good feed in place of
corn. Get some from C. R. Clark on
the Chas. Swanson farm.
For Rent—Some well furnished
rooms, cooking utensils included.
For Sale—Some extra good seed
wheat at the Henry Akes farm, $1.25
per bushel. C. M. Akes, Jr. 7-tf
They, are good ones.
Ben F. Redman.
All personsH having orders for
china at Bell & Painter's, may re
ceive same now. Shipment lias just
For Sale—One, two or three choice
building lots in Leon, two blocks
from court house. Inquire at The
Importer office. 8-2t
Lost—Lady's leather card case and
bill fold, Sunday, with $7. Name of
owner inside. Return to Reporter of
fice or owner for reward.
Our ladies' ready-to-wear depart
ment is up to now. Values the best
and prices for sure selling.
Buy tickets for your whole family
for the big band concert which the
K. of P. band will give at the opera
house on Friday evening, Oct. 22nd.
J. A. Weldon, of Gainesville, Mo.,
and his brother, A. T. Weldon, of
Davis City, were looking after some
business matters in this city yester
James Howell and son Raymond
departed Tuesday morning in Mr.
Howell's Saxon Six on a trip to Chey
enne, Wyoming, and other points in
W. A. Boone, Agent.
Miss Margaret Smith went to High
land Park, Illinois, Friday night to
visit her friend, Miss. Mildred Thay
er and- attend her wedding on Oct.
20th. Miss Thayer visited with Miss
Smith in Leon the past summer.
Joe Wall, chief accountant in the
state auditor's office at Des Moines,
was in Leon Tuesday, looking after
some official business. He went to
his "old home at Mt. Ayr on the even
ing train for an over night's visit.
Some friend left on our desk dur
ing our absence from the office, a
butternut, and many have inquired
whether it grew in Decatur county.
Years ago butternuts were quite
common here, but in late years they
have almost entirely disappeared.
There will be a federation meet
ing of the Women's Clubs of Leon,
Friday, October 8th, to be held at
the library parlors. The Amlcitia
and Magazine Clubs—the day's com
mittee—have invited Mrs. H. K.
pany, for "an injury' alleged to have! Don't forget that the Henderson
been received .while working in the Stock Company will be here all next
railroad shops at Otaahk four years week at the opera house with all new
ago. Clerk of the courts B. E. Beck plays and all new vaudeville. They
was also caijed upon tff furnish a cer- will come specially for the benefit
tified transcript Of the conviction '-of the. merchants who all have free
and sentence of McBee to the peni- tickets for their customers. The
teniiary while he was a resident of merchants always spent a certain In the last generation the tubercu
Decatur county, but when the case amount for advertising and this time losis death rate has decreased 49 per
was called McBer had faded from they are trying a new method of do-,cent in the registration arj&Vof the
view, evidently not desiring to come ing "this work. Ask them for free country,, and the death ri z1 from
into court and the ease war dismiss- tickets for all next week.: Reserved kidney disease has increased .131 per
K. P. Band Will Give Special Concert
on Friday Evening, Oct. 22nd.
The Leon K. of P. Band is arrang
ing to give a special musical concert
at the opera house on Friday evening,
Oct. 22nd, for the purpose of raising
funds to purchase new instruments,
and they will no doubt have a crowd
ed house. The following is the pro
Duet, flute and clarinet, Crawford
Selection, ladies' quartette.
Baritone solo, Mr. Cornett.
Trombone duet, Grimes and Ogil
Vocal solo, Mr. Hagan.
Violin solo, Prof. F. J. Ehrhardt.
Reading, Miss Horner.
Violin duet, Ardes Woodard and
Piano solo, Mrs. Stuber.
Saxapnone solo, Mrs. Wheeler.
Selection, male quartette.
Saxaphone duet, Mr. and Mrs.
The Henderson Stock Co.
This well known company will
play a week's engagement at the op
era house in this city commencing
next Monday night. The opening bill
is one of the prettiest of four act
pastorial dramas, "Cozy Corners,"
with Richard Henderson and Miss
Jaunita Wallace in the leading roles.
Other members of the company are
Miss Marie Russell, who has been at
the head of her own show for a num
ber of years and who is well known
to all theatre goers from coast to
coast. Miss Fanny Asbury, who is
an Iowa girl and who has achieved
a success second to none, Messrs. Mc
Bee, Price, Norton and others. Each
and every one of these are well
known and anyone can attend the
performances with the assurance that
they will get their money's worth or
then can have their money back at
any time. This company is playing
the city under the auspices of the
merchants who have made arrange
ments and are giving their customers
free tickets for the week's perform
Don't forget to ask your merchant
for free tickets. Reserved seats on
sale at Cherrington's.
Rags Wanted—Tbe Reporter of*
flee wants to bur a nuantity of clean
cotton rags. Muat not be leas than
12 inches souare, and lancer prefer
red. Will pav 2 cents per pound.
We cannot use heavy woolen rami.
firing in your rags and get the
Order cut flowers and floral de
signs from O. E. Hull, local agent of
Lezier, of Des Moines, at The Re
porter office. Orders sent by pheut
er mail, but order as early as possi
Autumn Winds Roughen
A But you don't have to stay indoors on
that account. Just apply Nyal's Face Cream
and powder if you wish and then when you re
turn your face will be as soft and smooth as
when you started.
And for the hands it is ideal, for being
greaseless,gloves can be worn immediately after
25 and 50 cent jars.
N. P. WEST LAND CO.
Own and control GO,000 acres of choice improved and unimproved
non-irrigated land. For sale or exchange, located near Denver, Colorado,
in Weld, Adams, Arapaho, Douglas and Elbcria counties, near the moun
tains in the rain belt and best of soil. For reference tall on or write
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IS cent McCallDruss
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Fr^o pattern request
Riving Number and
Ftamp for mailing,
uL ect to The McCall
Co., Now York
WW vlFAj or Leon, Iowa,
Assistant Field Man and Traveling A(jent.
Every day you
will find more
in a pair of
they fit right,
look right and
they stay right
We have a shape
that will please
your taste and
suit the individ
uality of your
J. A. Mcintosh
Leon Clothing Co.
The Mint makes it and under the
terms of the Continental Mortgage
Company you can secure it at 6%
for any purpose on approved real es
tate. Terms easy, tell us your wants
and we will cooperate with you.
Petty & Company,
1419 Lytton Bldg., Chicago, 111.
Honest labor never kills any man,
but laziness sends many a cuss to the