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Rawleigh products are scientifical
ly and accurately made and are there
fore the most dependable.
When you want a real smoke,.one
you know will satisfy yourself and
friends, call for the Havana Spike,
Mr. and Mrs. Walter C. Smitli, of
east of Leon, received word Monday
that their son, Mark O. Smith, had
arrived safely over seas.
Harry J. 'Bradley came in Tuesday
in his auto from Omaha, Neb., and
in company with his son Bobby left
yesterday for a few days visit with
his parents at Elsberry, Mo.
Donate your old auto tir6s to the
Red Cross. Just leave them with
Jay Colby at the Willard Service
Station and the entire proceeds of
their sale will be turned over to the
Do you want ice? If you do, buy
it of Geo. Gray. He is selling the
finest ice in town. He sells it at
a very reasonable price of 30c. and
35c. per hundred. Prompt truck de
livery at any time.
Harry Raymond, who went to
Dallas, Texas, a couple of weeks ago
to continue his studies in the avia
tion corps, has been promoted to
sergeant-major of his company,
which places him in line for promo
tion as a commissioned officer.
E. J. Sankey buys and sells IhiwI
on commission, makes farm loans on
approved security at the best rates,
and does a general real estate busi
ness. Has had 20 years' experience
in the business. Office upstairs at
northwest corner of Main and Com
mercial streets. Leon. Iowa.
Ward Griffin, of Leon, was one of
the prize winners in the boys' club
calves show at the recent Iowa State
Fair. While he did not capture the
top przie Ward feels pretty proud
over winning one of the prizes, for
there were 107 boys in the contest,
and to win any of the prizes was
quite an honor.
The following dates have been ar
ranged for the meetings of the City
Federation of Women's Clubs for
the year 1918-1919:
Dec 13.—New Century-Magazine.
June 13.—Thirteen-Reading Cir
W J. Stout and W. C. Epperley,
ot southwest of Leon, returned last
Week from a trip to Divide and
Douglass. Wyoming. At Divide, Mr.
Stout visited with J. Don Vander
nool, and says Don raised a bumper
(Top this year, harvesting over four
thousand Dushels. of grun, and is
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The Cool, Clean
spering. Mr. Efcperiey Visited at
Jie home ot his aon^^Arthnr Bpper
iey near Douglass. They were both
#eH pleased with that country ancl
nptfrt everything booming there
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mouth in the
natural way. It
keeps the mouth
free from sub
stances that fos
ter germs, acids
And while it is
doing this, it im
parts that wonder
ful Cool, Clean,
which testifies to its
Get a tube to try
!The Only Tailor
Try Havana Spikes cigars.
For Sale—Some good seed rye. E.
G. Smith, Leon, Iowa. 2tf
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For Sale—Some good seed rye. E.
C. Smith, Leon, Iowa. 2ti
Wanted—An apprentice girl at
our millinery store. Keller & Pryor.
For Sale—Two rams, one lamb,
one four year old. Call or phone D.
E. Snyder, Leon, Iowa. 3-tf
For Sale—Turkey red seed wheat
at marke" price, also one ram. Call
or phone W. H. Snyder, Leon, la. otf
We wajit men and women to per
mit us to care for their clothes.
We®don't scorch, burn or gloss any
garments while pressing them. In
stead we make them look like new.
The difference will delight you. G.
Leland G. Aclterley departed Fri
day evening for Camp Tylor at
Louisville, Kentucky, where he goes
to attend the officers' training school
and confidently expects to win a
second lieutenant's commission in the
Wm. Crichton & Son, of Len,
Iowa, have contracted with the
school board of Center township for
Moore's Circulator Heater for use in
school houses. Any school board in
need of heater in the county, will do
well to call on Wm. Chichton & Son.
See adv. in this paper.
Mr. and Mrs. B. 0. Springer de
parted Tuesday for Hazen, Ark.,
where they will spend the winter.
Mrs. Springer will teach the school
in the district near Hazen of which
W. N Shv. a former well known De
catur* county farmer is director.
They will spend the winter there for
the benefit of Mr. Springer health,
which is quite poor.
Claude Ogilvie, who was recently
sent to Syracuse, New York, for lim
ped military duty, was rejected
there on account of physical, disabil
ity, and returned to Leon Sunday
evening. Determined to get in serv
ice if possible, he again volunteered
and went to Camp Dodge Tuesday,
where he will probably be accepted
to work as a local registration
Earl and Elmer Freestone, Roy
Harger and Tom Cox, of west of
Leon returned last Friday from a
five hundred mile auto trip, going
west to the Mississippi river, and
then to Perry, Iowa. They wer?
scouting around looking at land
with a view of 'buying, as the Free
stone boys and their father recently
sold their farms west of Leon, and
will have to seek a new location, but
will again buy in Decatur county if
they can find something to suit them.
Lee 'McDaniel, who is a first class
gun pointer and trainer on the Unit
ed States Cruiser Charleston, arriv
ed from New York on Tuesday of last
week for a visit with relatives south
east of Leon. Lee was a member of
the gun crew on the Charleston
which won oat in a recent shooting
contest, and each member of the
gunher'a crew were given sixteen^
days leave of absence and a cash
prize of $20. He will leave Satur
day to rejoin his ship at an eastern
Call for Havana Spikes cigars.
For Rent—Furnished rooms. Mrs.
F. G. Coleman. 5-2t*
For Rent—Four room house west
Leon, inquire at J. R. Conrey's
The Leon Savings Bank Is prepar
ed to make some go^d farm loans at
For Rent—A three room house
and ten lots in Smith adidtion.
Phone Mack Cox, Leon.
Lost—Rear auto curtain between
Leon and Euritt bridge. Please re
turn to The lteporttr office.
Girl Wanted—For general house
work. No laundry. Apply to Mrs.
E. E. Bell or the Rexall Drug Store.
For Sale—Some choice farms in
northern Missouri. See or write Wal
ter Kackley, Laredo, Grundy Co., Mo.
Wanted to buy—A driving team.
Must be young and well matched
and broke botli single and double.
C. O. Andrew, Leon. f-ot
Dr. Weber, the eye and ear doctor,
will be at Hotel Leon on Thursday,
Sept. 12 from S a. m. to p. in.
Examination free. Came.
For Sale—About tJO acres corn and
fodder. Some extra good. 40 acres
white. 1 mile south of Elk C11
Am leaving here, will sell reasonable.
Mrs. .Mary P. Bond, li. No. 1., La
moni, Iowa. 5-11
Study center at Leon, Sept. 21.
Instructors—Leslie 1. Heed, didac
tics Effie Schunenian, handwork.
Program will appear next week. A
full attendance is desired.
Kate L. Hull,
William VanXostnaid returned
Saturday evening from a visit of
several weeks with relatives at To
peka, Kansas, and Kansas City, Mo.
His daughter, Mrs. M. J. Lillard, of
Kansas ity, accompanied him to
Leon for a short visit.
Tlie first meeting of the City Fed
eration of Women's Clubs will be
held at the Library parlors, Sept. 13.
All members are requested to be
present as arrangements will be
made for the 8th district convention
to be held in Leon Oct. 17-18.
Owing to the shortage of material
and labor and the large demand for
stove repairs we call your attention
io your stove or furnace which you
intend to repair. We advise you to
get your order in early so we will
have the repairs on hand when you
need them. Wm. Crichton & Son.
F. M. Montgomery and family re
turned Saturday to their home at
Creston after visiting a few days at
the Thomas Andrew home near De
catur. Mr. Montgomerv recently
had his hand broken while cranking
his car, and look the opportunity to
do some visiting while it is mending.
C'laybaugh, wife and son
of Pi etty Prairie, Kansas,
iting in i^eon with the fam-
ily of W
A. Alexander and other
Monday, being enroute
auto from a visit with a
amp Dodge.. Mr. Claybaugh
of the Times at Pretty
Rev. T. F. Campbell, pastor of the
Presbyterian church, returned Sat
urday from a two weeks vacation
trip to Illinois, Indiana and Ohio.
His Boy Scouts of Leon were at the
depot in full uniform to welcome
him home, he being their scoutmas
ter. and very popular with his
M. C. Freestone, of northwest of
Leon, was in Leon Saturday. He
is still suffering from injuries re
ceived in an auto accident some
weeks ago, which were more serious
than at first thought to be, his right
hand which was crushed causing him
great pain yet, and his shoulder al
so is quite painful.
Mrs. Geo. L. Jackson, of Wnter
town, N. Y., who was visiting at the
home of her sister, Mrs. WaPer Os
born, in this city went to Davis ity
Thursday for a day's visit with her
mother, and departed Friday uv
Kansas City where she will visit a
few days with friends and then goes
to her new home at Oklahoma Citv,
For Sale—Feeding shoats, stock
hogs, brood sows, male hogs, stock
cattle, feeders, bulls, calves, horses
all kinds, breeding ewes, lambs,
rams, feeding sheep, and almost any
kind of live stock you want. Can
locate seed wheat near you also tim
othy seed. Can still place some la
bor by day, month and year. Deca
tur County Farm Bureau.
Mrs. S. Whisler has received a let
ter from Frank Boies, who formerly
was linotype operator at the Journal
office in this city, and roomed at the
Whisler home. Frank is now a
sergeant in the medical corps over in
France, and enclosed a beautiful
French silk and lace handkerchief
for Mrs. Whisler, embroidered with
the flags of the allied nations. It
is a beautiful piece of work and
Mrs. Whisler prizes it very highly.
James T. Boles, of Grand River,
was brought before the insane com
mission Saturday, who ordered him
taken to the state hospital at Clar
inda for treatment. This is the
eighth time Mr. Boles has been sent
to the hospital, beiijg discharged
each time as cured. His malady
recently returned, his hallucination
being that he was immensely
wealthy. Constable George Myers
and Leo Benefiel took him to Clar
inda in an auto Saturday evening,
Rev. F. Edwards celebrated his
82nd birthday at his home in this
city last Sunday, September 1st. He
was born in Hitchcock county. Ten
nessee, September 1, 1836. He came
|to Iowa in 1850. He has been a cit
izen of Clarke county for many years.
He has not been feeling the best
lately but until recently he has been
enjoying good health. Father Ed
wards has the confidence, respect
'and best wishes of a large number
I of friends among the Sentinel read
Mr. and Mrs. J. R: Bowsher and
son Vogt returned Sunday evening
from their vacation auto trip to Or
chard Lake and Minneapolis, Minn.,
where they spent two weeks, and
then went to Rochester. Minn., where
Vogt was operated upon by Mayo
Bros. a*hd his eyes straightened, the
operation being a difficult one, re
quiring the cutting out of a piece of
the muscles of the eyes, but his eyes
will now be straight. Mr. Bowsher
tells us that the Mayo Bros, certain
ly do some wonderful surgery at
their hospital, there being patients
there, from all over the United States.
Three weeks were spent at Rochester
while Vogt was being treated.
THE LEON REPORTER, THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 12, 1918. Page SEVEN
THE RAWLEIGH M-AN
For Sale—Some good pigs.
line No. L'tj.
For Sale—Seed wheat.
Evans, Leon, R. F. D. a.
Used brick. Phone 1
Money to loan on some good farme
Leon Savings Bank.
Wait for the Rawleigli wagon.
Vou get more for your money.
For Sale—A few thoroughbred
Shropshire rams. See M. M. Paint
Mrs. Anna Hale received word
Saturday that, her son Leanc had ar
For Rent—A (i room house two
blocks northeast of the court house.
Phone Mack Cox, Leon, Iowa.
We want your business and will
give you every reasonable banking
courtesy and accommodation. Leon
Mrs. F. E. French and little daugh
ter and .Miss Eula Waight, of St.
Joe, Mo., came last week for a few
days visit with their parents. I)r. and
Mrs. W. F. Waight and other rela-!
tives in this city.
James Grandstaff was called to
Mt. Ayr Saturday evening to attend
the funeral of his cousin, George W.
Smithson, who was years ago a resi
dent of Leon, working as a brick
mason for W. H. Jenkins.
W. II. Mullin.'who had been here,
visiting his mother, Mrs. M. C. Mul
lin and other relatives for a few
days, returned Friday to his home at
Silverton, Colorado, "where he is suc
cessfully engaged in mining.
Miss Ruby Ticknor arrived Mon
day evening from Monte Vista. Colo
rado, and visited at the home of her
aunt, Mrs. John Dale, being enroutej
to Garden (Jrove to visit her parents,
Mr. and Mrs. Fred Ticknor.
Mr. and Mrs. T. II. Kelley. of Da
vis City, who were called to Wood
burn, to attend the funeral of Mrs.
Kellev's brother, stopped off in tins
city Tuesday for a short visit at the
home of their daughter, Mrs.' R. J.
Delos Ackerley returned Monday
evening from Chicago where he had
been for a month taking special in
struction at Northwestern University
preparatory to entering the Yeo
man's irainin!-' school of the navv in
the near future.
C. II. Light, of Des Moines, was
in Loon Saturday on his way to
Garden Grove for an over Sunday
visit with friends. Air. Light is an!
inventor and has patents on 42 dif-'
ferent hive-?4 tins, number of which
are in pract! •:•.
Mrs. Gus -Morris and children, who!
had been visiting at the home of her
parents, Mr. and .Mrs. Wilse McCol
lough, of northeast of Leon, return
ed Sunday to their home at Syracuse.
Kansas, stopping on the wav for a
few (lavs visit, with relatives at
Medicine Lodge, Kansas.
Miss Enid Alexander arrived Mon
day evening from Kansas City, for a
visit at the home of lier father, W.
A. Alexander, in this c.ity. Miss Enid
has been traveling with a Chautau
qua musical attraction, appearing at
the camps where the soldier boys are
stationed, and has had a fine trip
this summer. She will continue her
musical work the coming winter with
a winter Chautauqua organization.
SALKK.MKX AND OTHERS IX XOX
$ is ix
One of the World's largest groc
ers, (capital over $1,000,000.(10)
wants ambitious men in every local
ity to sell direct to consumer nation
ally known brand of groceries, teas,
coffees, spices, paints, oils, stock
foods, etc. Big line, easy sales.
Values beat any competition. Earn
big money. No experience or capital
required. Complete sample outfit
and free selling instructions start
you. Long established reliable house,
ask your banker. Write today. John
Sexton & Co., Illinois & Kingsbury
Sts., Chicago. 111.
Quick and Good Work
Birds for Sale
Norwich and Harts
Beautiful colors and
DECATl'li, IOWA 4-3t
Searchlights on some of the Brit
ish battleships are so powerful that
a newspaper may be read by their
light by a person eighteen miles
Slure& Share Alike
Buy For Cash at a Cash Store
J. A. McINTOSH
"Tu Square Dealer"
Junk yard just east of Electric Light Plant
Elba Shewmaker, Treas.
Selling for cash only we can give you better prices and
better values than you can find anywhere. We have fried
both credit and cash systems and we KNOW. YOU ought to
know that the store that sells on a credit basis charges you up
for the fellow who does not pay his bills. In these strenuous
times buy FOR CASH at a CASH STORE. A hint to the
wise is sufficient.
The men who are helping to
thresh wheat and the men who are
helping to thresh Germany are equal
ly useful to their country.
A NATION'S STRENGTH
is l» ITS FOOD SUPPLY
FcTt L'.: —Waste nothing
CreaU-. a Re-serve
AMERICA MUST FEED
rzo, 000, 000 AUIES
When wind and sun have Left
their mark on delicate skins there is
nothing quite so good to get back
that velvety whiteness as this de
NyaVs Face Cream is grease
less, does not promote the growth of
hair and is an ideal base for pow
der. When applied to the face and
hands before going out in the sun
and wind you can defy these ele
During September I will pay
80c per hundred for old iron
2c per pound for old rags
Bring Them In