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I'leasanton No. 1.
Merl Blakesley spent Monday
night with Pearl Dale.
Jack VVoolsey and wife spent Wed
nesday with their daughter, Mrs.
The infant child of Mr. and Mrs.
Ivan Reed was buried at the Hamil
ton cemetery Wednesday.
Nona Craig and son Claude called
on Sarah Vanderpool Tuesday even
Mrs. Otto Roland is visiting a lew
days at her mother's.
Jim Drury and family spent Wed
nesday with Roy Drury and family.
Glada Dale and Mrs. Grace Dale
spent Wednesday at George Blakes
Mrs. Tom Alexander and daughter
and Mrs. Jim Drury and daughter
Mrs. Beulah Waldner and children
spent Thursday at the Jim Moore
Mrs. Rolla Craig and son Claude
spent Thursday afternoon with Mrs.
Merl Blakesley spent Thursday
night with Pearl Dale.
Mrs. Joe Dale who has been visit
ing at the home of John Maloney
for a few days, returned home Fri
Earl Still and wife and Frank
Holister, wife and son Paul spent
Thursday afternoon at the Allen
Merl and Ruby Blakesley and
Pearl Dale spent Friday at Roy
Jewell Drury came home Friday
•for a tew days visit with home folks
Page Drury spent Thursday after
on at the Spargur home.
Lennie Craig and wife and Law
rence Mark spent Friday night at
Mrs. Sarah and Julia Spargur
spent Friday afternoon with Mrs.
Omar Craig is quite sick at this
writing suffering with an attack of
Walter Inman and family and
Jack Woolsey an wife spent Sunday
at John Drury's.
Lennie Craig and family, Roy
Blakesley and family, Walter Blakes
ley and family and Ed Spencer and
family spent Saturday night and
Sunday at George Blakesley's.
Kyle Drury of Cainesville spent
Saturday night at John Drury's.
Chester Dale and wife spent Sun
day at D. H. Schoonover's.
Maude and Mabel Stover spent
Saturday and Sunday with home
Still and wife, Steve Marble
and family and Jim Osborn and
family spent Sunday at Jim Still's.
Earl Still and wife spent Sunday
afternoon at Allen Spargur's.
Jim Osborn and wife spent Friday
with J. N. Still and wife.
Mrs. Nell Still and Steve Marble
and family spent a few days last
week visiting relatives and friends in
Rolla Craig and wife spent Satur
day night at the home of Omar
Hubert Craig spent Sunday with
his brother Rolla Craig and family.
Collections and adjustments of ev
ery description handled by bonded
attorneys on strict commission basis.
We start in where collection agencies
leave oft and, ean positively collect
your outstanding accounts if there is
the remotest chance. References and
particulars upon request. Commer
cial Reliance Association. Kansas
City, Missouri. 47-tf
Soon you will be thinking about placing an order
for your incubator. We have the agency for this
incubator and have samples on hand.
We invite you to call and let us show you through
the machine and explain the various points of inter
est to you.
Wtti. Crfchton & Son
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.little 1 liver.
Ernest Landphair transacted busi
ness in Leon Saturday.
Harvey Fitch was quite badly crip
pled while shoeing a horse one day
Clark Trimble sawed wood for O.
C. Clampitt, Jesse Dunbar, Ernest
Landphair, Geo. Davis, V. Starr,*
Martin Hendricksen, Seth Davis,
Harve Poush, Orin Hill and King
Landphair the past week.
Orville Walker has been busy
hunting while in our community and
has marketed 112, rabits here, and
over 300 this winter.
Simon Fitch and family visited
home folks last Sunday.
James Morey's little child is im
proving in health.
Hurd and James Davis assisted
their father in wood sawing last
Mrs. Ella Davis arrived safely at
her home at Graylin, Colorado. Ar
thur raised 614 bushels of wheat,
100 bushels of spuds, 150 bushels of
corn last summer on his homestead
and can get a deed any time. Mrs.
Davis spent four weeks visiting her
lather, John F. Fitch and other rela
tives and friends here last November.
Elmer Stewart made a business
trip to Van Wert one day last week.
C. V. Starr conducted the funeral
services of Mrs. Phoebe Little at
Union Chapel northwest of Leon
Mrs. Frakes has been quite sick,
medical aid being required.
Chas. Davis is feeling his old time
natural self again.
Mr. and Mrs. Roy Tharp visited at
the Stewart home last week.
Dr. Macy made a professional call
at the George Davis home, Mrs. Davis
Will Williams has been assisting
Clark Trimble in our community.
Mrs. Beulah Waldner visited at
James Moore's one day last week.
Lillian Waffle is quite sick, medi
cal aid being required.
Mrs. Julia Spargur and Sarah
Spargur visited at the Drury home
Mr. and Mrs. Earl Still visited at
Spargur's one day last week.
Lear Davis and wife were the re
cipients of a nice organ from rela
tives at Cainesville this week.
Ernest Landphair and family spent
last Sunday at O. C. Clampitt's.
Frank and May Hollister and little
son called at the Jasper Spargur
home last Thusrday.
Mr. and Mrs. John McCormick
transacted business in Leon recently.
In a report received from Mrs.
Nellie Spargur at Sterling, Colorado,
says that they have paid for all of
tne improvements on their home
stead, farm machinery and stock on
their homestead, from crops of
wheat. Some of it yielded 40 bush
els to the acre. Charles took two
loads of wheat to town last week
selling'it at $1.71 a bushel.
Homer Davis and Orville Walker
were visitors at Hurd Davis' this
.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 co-operate with you.
Petty & Company,
1419 Lytton Bldg., Chicago. Ill
There is quite a bit of snow on
this week but the Fords are still
Mrs. Drue Kelley is on tlie sick list
Jink Wells and Andy Wilson were
Grand River callers Monday.
WVll Fry and daughter Fanny
were calling on his sister, Mrs. Chas.
Harry Wilson hauled liogs to Del
Charles Wilson called on his
brother Harry Monday.
Fred Beers hauled hogs to Delray
There was Pentecostal meeting at
the Woodard Sunday night and there
will be church next Sunday night.
Dewey and Homer Crees were
Grand River callers Saturday night.
Mr. and Mrs. Fred Beers were vis
itors at the Ed Beers home Sunday.
Mr. and Mrs. Harry Wilson were
Grand River callers Tuesday.
Bert Anderson and son Clarence
were hauling hay Tuesday.
Harve DeKalb is on the sick list
Delbert and John Wilson were De
Kalb callers Tuesday.
Horry Redman delivered hogs at
Lack Ilarger was a business call
er in Grand River Tuesday.
Everett Woodard and Frank Bry
ant delivered hay at Grand River
Jim Miller is going to put up a
Jink Wells and Fred Beers were
Leon callers Tuesday.
Mrs. Mae Beers is able to be up
at tnis writing.
Lucy Wells called on tier sister,
Mrs. Ed Beers Tuesday.
Charles Wilson assisted Harry
Wilson with his butchering Wednes
Mr. and Mrs. Bert Anderson were
Van VVert callers Wednesday.
Grant Spencer the assessor was in
these parts Wednesday.
Mr. and Mrs. H. E. Wilson were
visiting at the home of Mr. and Mrs.
Claude Wilkie Thursday.
Mr. and Mrs. Jink Wells called on
the former's sister Thursday.
Mrs. Curt Young and childron
were calling oh Mrs. Harry Wilson
Mr. and Mrs. Jink Wells and Mr.
and Mrs. James Miller were Grand
River callers Friday.
Curt Young is hauling up his wood
Charley Wilson was a DeKalb call
Mr. and Mrs. Jink Wells were De
catur callers Saturday.
James Miller left Saturday for Da
vis City for a few days visit.
Harve DeKalb left Saturday for a
few days visit with his mother and
sisters in Leon.
Mrs. Bert Anderson and children
left Saturday for a visit with rela
tives in Missouri.
Jack Young called on Andy Wil
Bert Anderson was a Grand River
Mrs. Mae Beers is much better at
Tom Hall was loading a car of
corn at DeKalb this week.
Prayer meeting was well attended
at Virgil Robison's Friday night.
Horry Redman was a DeKalb call
Walter Vox was a business visitor
at Van Wert Saturday.
Everett Woodard left Saturday for
a few days visit with relatives in La
Frank Miller was a business visi
tor in Grand River Wednesday.
Burr Oak l»idge.
Miss Ruth Barlean accompanied
her teacher, Miss Verna Andrew to
her home Friday evening.
Mrs. Chas. Chastain and son Roy
drove to Davis City Saturday to see
her father, Mr. McCalla who is quite
Iva and Fred Horney entertained a
number of their young friends at
Ed Cartwright came up from Da
vis City Sunday where he had been
visiting his sisters, Mrs. Kate Frazier
and Mrs. Carrie Lee.
Mrs. Mary Hazlet of Bashor, Colo.,
was a visitor at the Broline home
one night last week.
Mrs. Chas. Chastain called on
Mrs. Gill one afternoon last week.
Bert Adair arrived from Gillette,
Wyoming, for a visit with hia par
ents, J. A. Adair's.
J. M. Johnson and family spent
Sunday at W. A. Johnson's.
Charley Johnson was called to
Leon Wednesday to testify at the
trial of the killing of a boy at Wel
George Clark arrived from Colo
rado Saturday to again take up his
residence in Decatur county.
Sloan's Liniment for Stiff Joints.
Rheumatic pains and aches get
into the joints and muscles, making
every movement torture. Relieve
your suffering with Sloan's Lini
ment it quickly penetrates without
rubbing, and soothes and warms
our muscles. The congested
is stimulated to action a single
application will drive out the pain.
Sloan's Liniment is, clean, conveni
ent and quickly effective, it does not
stain the skin or clog the nores. Get a
THE LEON REPORTER, THURSDAY, JANUARY 25, 1917.
at Our Special Nine Cent Sale
Starting Saturday, January 27 and Lasting Nine Days
S. E. BENEFIEL VARIETY STORE
Harry Jennings attended the show
at Corydon Monday night of last
week and visited with Will Uin
Chas. Boor and family and -Air.
and Mrs. Porter moved to a farm
near Osceola last week.
Myrtle Wylie came from Lavonia,
Mo., Thursday and will make her
home with her grandmothsr this
Leonard Boggs and Harry Oal
lionn were business visitors at Chari
ton Saturday making the trip Mr.
Mr. and Mrs. Elliott Wells, daugh
ters Edith and Pearl and Miss Zora
Maichett were Humeston visitors
Jes?e Durham and family move!
into the Smith property last week.
Mrs. Lulu Swisher was called to
Leon Wednesday by the illness of
Mr. and Mrs. Jesse Durham visit
ed Saturday and Sunday with rela
tives at Woodland. Their mother,
Mrs. Taylor accompanied them home.
Herman Buffum and family visit
ed Saturday with relatives at Hum
Jesse Durham and family moved
into the Smith property last week.
Bob Updike returned Tuesday
from a visit with relatives at Chari
Fred Hensley and family moved
into the Joe Trap home last week.
E. S. Buffum was an Osceola visi
Jennie Boggs and Elizabeth Cul
ver were Humeston visitors Satur
John Morgan of Missouri was a
business visitor here last week.
Mrs. Jim Brown went to Corydon
the first of last week to visit with
Mrs. Coppock and daughter Josie
visited with friends in Humeston
Monday and Tuesday.
Will Ivy shipped a car of hogs and
also one of cattle of his own feeding
to Chicago last week.
The young neople who were taken
into the M. E. church a few weeks
ago were baptized by Rev. Wilson
Dan Barlean of east of Leon spent
over Sunday with his brothers, the
John Parson of Leon was here
Tuesday buying junk.
S. P. Hoover of Leon sawed wood
for J. M. Osborn Tuesday.
Lee Davis, C. E. Leahy and Rob
ert Smith helped Amos Brazelton saw
Mrs. Roy Blake went to Williams
burg Tuesday to visit a sister.
Dick Brooks of Leon was hauling
wood from the C. M. Akes farm Wed
Tice Osborn of Blockley war. on
the ridge Saturday selling garden
seeds for the Henry Fields' Co. of
C. E. Leahy took a load of imple
ment to the farm he rented over in
the Irish settlement.
The Barlean boys and sister, Mrs.
Ann Ellis are laid up with the grippe.
Tuesday about I! o'clock Fletcher
Honn's house burned to the ground.
Mr. Honn was away at the time. By
the aid of the neighbors they manag
ed to save most of the things. This
is a hard blow on Mr. Honn for
there was no insurance on the house
or the contents. They are making
their home at Dow Parker's at pres
ent. Mr. nonn expects to rebuild in
the spring. They have the sympathy
of all tiieir neighbors.
On last Wednesday at high noon
Ike Manchester and Miss Verna Par
sons were married. That night the
boys '"ave them a good belling. There
were over a hundred gathered for the
occasion. Abount thirty of the wom
en folks were present. The treats
were cigars, candy, pies, cakes and
apples. At a late hour they depart
ed for their homes, wishing Mr. and
Mrs. Manchester many happy returns
of the day and a prosperous life.
Will Richmond and children of
Canada were visiting the past week
at the James McBroom home.
Mr. and Mrs. Earl Norton and Mr.
and Mrs. Jim Lamberson were visit
ing the last of the week at the
Brown home near Pleasanton.
Claude Curry is reported on the
sick list this week.
Mr. Roe of near Leroy returned to
hi3 home Sunday after a few days
visit at the home of his son, Charles.
Miss Ethel Bunch spent Sunday
with her sister, Mrs. Fred McMorris
Claude Curry went to Leon Satur
day to have some dental work done.
Mr. and Mrs. Victor Hull enter
tamed at dinner Sunday the follow
ing guests: Mamie and Fred Ander
son of Humeston, Clara and Henry
Davis and Misses Eunice and Eulah
Bert Stiles and family were Leon
C. S. Evans and Victor Hull have
been hauling corn from the Teale
farm this week.
C. E: Roe and Claude Curry went
to Ottumwa the last of the week
with a load of stock.
Miss Eunice Evans jreturned home
Ray Gorsline had business at Leon
M. L. Dale delivered hogs at Pleas
Mrs. Ida Hubbard called on the
sick at Jesse Hatfield's Sunday.
Ed Griffin and family visited San
day at John O'Boyle's.
Gerald Hubbard spent Sunday
with Beachie Crawford.
Mr.,Gorsline of Leslie
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WILL BE AT
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Pleasan'en, Friday a. m., January 26
Davis City, Friday p. m., Jan. 26
Garden Grove, Saturday, January 27
LEON, every Saturday
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Want some mules 14.2 to 16 hands high,
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The Rawleigh Man
Mrs. Hatfield was taken danger
ously ill last Friday. She is some
better at this writing.
Mr. Bethards of Woodland was
an over Sunday visitor at Jesse Hat
Dennis Danghton of Leon had bus
iness in this vicinity Saturday.
Miss Mary Flynn returned home
Thursday from Keokuk -whe
had spent sGvisral