OUR PERSONAL MENTION
Persons having friends visiting them or knowing of strangers visiting in
the citv will center a great lavor upon the Editor by informing him either
in person, by note or telephone.
Mrs. K. Thompson is in the city for
W few days.
••a Marion Woodard had business at La
3 Mrs. W. H. Jenkins was visiting Davis
Oity iriends Tuesday.
Mrs. 0. R. Rilev, of Decatur City, was
a Leon visitor M.ondav.
Miss Hess Cowden was visiting Davis
City Iriends last Friday.
F. ID. Thompson, of Dos Moines, -was in
Loon Friduv tor a lew hours.
Miss l.ucile Alexander is visiting
friends in Corydon us week.
Miss Delia Cornet, of Davis City, was
visiting friends in Leon yesterday.
Mrs. Geo. L. Jackson went to Davis
City yesterday to visit her mother.
Frank Hampton was a passenger for
Des Moines Friday to attend the fair.
Attorney F. J. Horton, of Davis City,
had legal business in this city Tuesday.
Geo. Carmean and family, of Kellerton,
"wore over Sunday visitors in this city.
Mrs. A. P. Olson and daughter went
to Lainoni yesterday to visit a few days.
Harry Mayer departed last Wednes
day evening on a business trip to Chica
County attorney A. P. Olsen had busi
ness calling him to Des Moines yester
Miss Lola Smith went to Des Moines
Saturday to visit her mother during the
R. H. Spence, the well known attor
ney of Mt. Ayr, was a Leon visitor Mon
v. Miss Pearl Harrcll, of At'ton, came
Monday l'or a visit with friends in this
Mrs. ,T. Gill returned Friday from
a short visit with relatives at Garden
O. B. Creal and little daughter, of De
icatur City, had business in this city
Ed. Smith, of Center township, went
f'to Des Moines Friday to attend the
tS*"1 state fair.
't Mrs. Hattie Kirkpatriek is visiting at
'the home of her brother in Des Moines
J. M. Still and family returned Thurs
day from a ten days visit with relatives
Capt. Garrett Gibson returned Tues
day from a week's visit with old friends
at Spickards, Mo.
Misses Amy and Fay Benefiel went to
Van Wert Saturday to spend a few days
Sam Smith and family departed yes
terday for a Peek's visit with liis par
ents at MeFall, Mo.
Miss Ollie Coffin went to Davis City
Saturday and visited over Sunday with
friends in that city.
Frank Tong, of Leon, Kas., arrived
.• Tuesday on a visit to his sister, Mrs. O.
P. Barnett, of this city.
D. E. Peters and wife went to Des
Moines Friday to remain during the
state fair with relatives.
Mrs. A. M. Garrett returned last
Friday from a few days visit with
iriends at Decatur City.
Misses Lucy and Ruby Ii'azlett went
"to Cambria Monday where they will
visit a' week with friends.
Miss Myrtle Howell, of Davis City,
-was visiting friends in this city the
latter part of last week.
Mrs. Wm. Martindale and son went to
Des Moines Friday where they will visit
relatives during the fair.
J. M. Pickering and family will leave
to-niorrow to attend the big Advent
campmeeting at Clearfield.
Mrs. .Joe Bailey, of High Point was a
passenger Saturday l'or Des Moines,
where she visits her sister.
Andrew McCartney, manager of the
Leon Creamery, ma/ile a business trip to
Bethany, Mo., last Thursday.
Mrs. C. S. Eals went to Des Moines
•Saturday to visit a week with her par
ents who reside in that city.
Capt. J. D. Brown was a Cainsville
visitor Monday, and was called yester
day to Oskaloosa on business.
Mrs. Len Hamilton was a passenger
last Friday for Grimes, Iowa, where she
will visit a week with friends.
Miss Lillie Tennant, of Delphos, arriv
•'•ed Monday evening on a visit toiler
aunt, Mrs. Elizabeth Carmean.
Uncle John Volverton, one of the
"'''prqpaincnt citizens of Leroy, had busi
ness in this city last Thursday.
:,E. H. Reed, of Lawton. Okla., is a
guest at the home of his brother, S. F.
Reed in this city for a few days.
y.^Miss Avarilla Lemiuax went to Cains
ville Saturday where she visits a few
.days at the home of her brother.
••Mrs. A. M. Pryor went to Van Wert
Friday and visited over Sunday with
her daughter, Mrs. C. M. Keller.
r~ Mrs. J. E. Reed, of Kirksville, Mo.,
arrived Saturday for a visit in this city
-it the home of her sou, S. F. Reed.
John Fames was a passenger Satur
day l'or Des Moines where he will visit
lus daughters during the state fair.
'f, Miss Blanche Woodard went to Grand
v-'\ River Thursday to spend a few days
"with her sister, Mrs. Hoyle Gilreatli.
a ^sses May and Louise Waight and
Mr. James S. Penniwell spent last
W Thursday with friends at Davis City.
A*98 lear' Hoffman returned Tuesday
Irotm. Wapello, Iowa, where she has been
visiting her sister for several months.
•v Miss |da Hebener.of Des Moines, came
couple of weeks at
the uomeVpf jier sister, Mrs. C. E. Hurst.
Bennett returned Friday to
her home at ^amoni after visiting a few
days with Gramma Bennett in this city.
Miss Ethel Bowman returned Monday
from Lake Okabo.ii, where she spent the
summer at the Manhattan Beach Hotel.
Mrs. Elizabeth Carmean returned
Saturday from a visit with her son at
Kellerton and her brother at Van Wert.
Will Epporly was among tlio numer
ous Leon people who went to Des
Monies Saturday to attend the state
Littlo Miss Enid Alexander, of Leon,
came Saturday to visit her iriend,
Miss Cleo McGuire.—Humcston Advo
Miss Sue Alcott, of Sstanbury, Mo.,
came last Friday and visited a few clays
at the home of Clem Jenkins, just east
Misses Marie and Hazel Moore re
turned Saturday from a week's visit
with their sister, Mrs. John Bryant, at
Miss Henrietta Wheeler, of Ottumwa,
arrived Tuesday for a visit in this city
at the home of her brother, Sherman
MissHallie Moore went to Bethany
Sunday and after visiting a few days in
that city will visit her brother Rolla at
Mrs. W. F. Ghormley and baby went
to Des Moines Thursday where they
will visit Mr. Ghormley until the state
fair is over.
J. M. Sallce, one of the prominent at
torneys of Bethany, Mo., had business in
this city a couple of days the fore part
of the week.
Mrs. Cyrus Smith was called to Clar
india Saturday by a telegram announce
ing the dangerous illness of lier sister,
rs. Ed Claver.
Miss Abbie Chase, of Anabolic, Mo.,
lias been visiting the past week in this
city with her cousins, Misses Mabel and
Mrs. Mor Sankey and children and
Miss Ora Sankey came down from Des
Moines yesterday and will visit until
after the reunion.
Mrs. John Fames and two youngest
children went to Des
to spend a week with her daughters who
reside in that city.
Miss Edna Huntoon returned Monday
to her home in Des Moines, after a
pleasant visit at the home of Dr. J. H.
Mingle in this city.
F. J. Waight returned Wednesday
evening to his home in Chariton after
spending a few days at the home of his
parents in this city.
Tom Wallace went to Des Moines
Friday, where he will remain until the
state fair closes, being one of the gate
keepers again this year.
Miss Lou Harris returned Tuesday
from a stay of several weeks in Des
Moines, where she was pursuing her
studies in photography.
L. J. Tullis returned Thursday to his
home in Des Moines after visiting for a
week at the home of his mother, Mrs. E.
T. Martin, of south Leon.
Miss Anna Rohr returned to her home
at Ottumwa, Monday after visiting for
a few weeks in this city at the home
of her brother, F. A. Rohr.
Mrs. Geo. P. Britt, who has been vis
iting at the home of her father, G. W.
Machlan, in this city, returned Friday
to her home at Davis City.
Misses Ora and Mabel Marts and
brother Eddie, of near Blockley, went to
Des Moines Thursday to spend a week
with relatives and friends.
Miss Lenna Rhea, of St. Louis, who
has been visiting her aunt, Miss Eva
Rhea, in this city, went to Cainsville
Saturday to visit l-clatives.
Mrs. Dr. Woodmansee and Mrs. Julian
Harris went to Des Moines Saturday
for a week's visit at the home of state
pardon clerk, B. W. Garrett.
Mrs. Carrie M. Hyatt returned
Friday to her home in Des Moines, after
visiting for two weeks Avith relatives
and many friends in this City.
Mrs. J. F. Fee and daughter Janie re
turned Friday to their homo at Andover,
Mo., after a week's visit at the hoi-ne of
J. W. Cocheuour at High Point.
E. O. Alexander and S. F. Reed who
are running W. A. Alexander's music
store at Bethany, Mo., spent Sunday
with their families in this city.
Miss Mario Parrish returned Tuesday
to her home in Des Moines, after spend
ing two months in this city at the home
of her grandfather, 1. iST. Clark.
Mrs. Ida Bailey, who has been visit
ing at the home of her sister, Mrs. J. H.
Merrill near Crown, returned yesterday
to her home in Kansas City, Kas.
B. W. Childers and sou Pcarlic,of west
of town, left Thursday for a ten day's
visit with relatives at Valley Junction,
and will also attend the state fair.
Mrs. J. A. Caster and son Brown re
turned home Tuesday after spending
two months visiting relatives in Illinois
Ohio, Pennsylvania and New York.
Judge J. W. Harvey, wife and son
James, returned Friday from their sum
mer's outing at Lake Okoboji, where
they have a cottage at Camp Leon.
Mrs. Ed Moore returned Saturday to
her home at Kellerton after a short
visit at the homo of her parents, Mi
ami Mrs. S. H. Elliot near this city.
Miss Addie Brazelton, of Denver,
who has been visiting at the home of A,
M. Pryor in this city, went to Decatur
Friday to visit relatives and friends.
Jesse Lloyd, of near Decatur City, was
shaking hands with his many Leon
friends last Thursday, the first time he
has been to Leon for several months.
Gus Tinch and O. W. Halstead, of
Davis City, were interviewing Leon
business men Monday in the interest of
the Inter-State Farmer of Davis City.
George J. Spaeth and wife, of Garden
Grove, passed through Leon Monday
enroute to Silesia, Mont., where they go
on a month's visit to Mr. Spaeth's son,
Mrs. Ella Mumby, who has been visit
ing for a short time at tho home of her
brother, W. W. Carey, in this city, re
turned Thursday to her homo in Dos
Robert Shular, one of the prominent
young attorneys of Des Moines, came
Tuesday to join his wife and family who
are visiting Mrs. Sliular's father, J. R.
C. B. Frazo and wife of Garden Grove,
were in Leon Friday, returning from a
tew days visit at tho country homo of
Mr. and Mrs. L. A. Blackmail, near
D. T. Craig who has been visiting for
some time at Carl Junction, Mo., moved
his family to Leon from Davis City last
week and will make his future home in
.Tames and May Owen and their cousin
Miss Sada Forbes, left Thursday for
Minburn, Iowa, where they will visit
relatives a few days and then attend the
E. Housli and family, Scott Gardner
and daughters, and Mrs. C. M. Akes
and sons drove across the country to
Des Moines last Friday to attend the
Mrs, May Miller, and children, of
Clinton, Mo., visited over Sunday in
this city at tho home of G. W. Jenree,
being enroute to Pleasanton on a visit
Miss Annie Wells, of Urbana, 111., -who
has been visiting at the home of Ed,
Lane in this city, went to Weldon Mon
day to visit a few days with relatives in
Mrs. C. B. Jordan, of Enid, Oklahoma,
is here for a month's visit with rela
tives and old friends. Mr. Jordan is ex
pected here next week to attend tho
John W. Massey jr. and sister, Miss
Madge, returned Saturday tc their
home at Cainsville after visiting a cou
ple of weeks with relatives in the vicin
ity of Woodland.
Allio Merwin who is employed in a
drug store at Audubon, Iowa, returned
to that city Monday after enjoying his
summer vacation at the home of his par
ents in this city.
Miss Bessie Claybaugh, of Trenton,
Mo., who has been visiting at the home
of her sister, Mrs. J. 11. Drake, went to
Des Moines Friday to visit a sister re
siding in that city.
W. T. Roberts and family returned
Monday morning from a visit of several
weeks with relatives at EHingham, 111.,
and also visited with John Rush and
family at St. Louis.
Mrs. Harry Bowcn and daughter
Phania, of Conway, arrived last Wednes
day for a visit of several weeks in this
city at the home of her parents, Dr. and
Mrs. W. F. Waight.
Miss Lenna Trenibley, who is employ
ed as central operator at the Weldon
telephone excliange.came down Tuesday
to visit a few days at tho home of her
mother in this city.
Misses Laura and Effie Leonard, who
have been living at Cripple Creek, Colo.,
for some time, arrived in this city Fri
day, and will visit for a time at the
home of Lyss Jenkins.
Mrs. A. C. Bonser and daughter
Hazel, of Bethany, and sister, Mrs. J. M.
Buckner, of St. Joe, came Monday to
visit until after the reunion with their
mother, Mrs. S. J. lvoger.
F. N. Hanscll, manager of the Graham
Darrah & Hanscll store in this city, left
Saturday night for St. Louis, where lie
goes to pick up new goods and bargains
for their store in this city.
Mrs. A. Tharp and daughter Hazel,
of Grand Island, Neb., are visiting at the
home of her son A. K. Tharp in this city,
and Mr. Tharp is expected the last of
the week to attend the reunion.
L. Fox the well known ball player
who played with the Leon club a couple
of seasons ago, left Friday for his home
at Wymore, Neb., after visiting a few
days with old friends in this city.
Mrs. George Spies, of Chebanse, Ills.,
who has been visiting at the home of her
sister, Mrs. Geo. F. Ogilvie, northwest
of Leon, left Thursday for Garnet, Kas.,
where she goes to visit another sister.
Miss Grace Ogden returned Friday to
Des INIoines, where she is employed as
bookkeeper with the Des Moines Daily
News, after spending a two week's vaca
tion at the home of her parents in this
S. E. Davenport, of Algona, who with
his wife and family came last week
to visit his father, T. T. Davenport, re
turned to Des Moines Saturday, where
he is employed as a ticket seller at the
Miss Lucy Machlan and brother
Luther returned to their home in Des
Moines Tuesday after visiting for a
month at the for a month at the home of
their grandfather, G. W. Machlan, north
Mrs. Harry Cartwrigli^ who has been
visiting at the home of W. T. Cartwright,
in High Point township, went to Davis
City Friday, where she visited until
Sunday and then returned to lier home
at Joplin, Mo.
Mrs. Mary Mulcahy and children
Josephine and Frank returned Thursday
to their home in Milwaukee, Wis., after
visiting for a month with her brother,
Ed. Owens and other relatives in Wood
Mr. and Mrs. John C. Johnson, of Leon
drove up the latter part of last week
and visited until Sunday evening at the
home of the latter's parents, Sir. and
Mrs. G. P. Bishop, and other relatives.
Geo. Parks and family, who have been
visiting S. R. Akes and other relatives
west of town, returned Saturday to
their home at New Castle, Mo. Miss
Elizabeth Akes accompanied tl^o.m
home for a short visit.
Judge W. R. Green and family, of
Audubon, Iowa, arrived last Thursday
for a week's visit in this city at the
home of Mrs. Green's brother, Dr. A.
Brown, Judge Green coming here for
medical treatment from Dr. Brown.
Mrs. D. E. Morgan chaperoned a party
of young folks composed of Misses
Maggie May Brown, Alta Morgan,
Marion Stookey, and Mr. Mell Brown,
who left Friday for Des Moines, where
they will camp during the state fair.
THE LEON REPORTER, THURSDAY, AUGUST 27, 190S.
W. W. Warner left Saturday night
for Chicago, where ho will bo joined by
Mrs. Warner, who lias been visiting at
Madison, Wis., and they will spend a
week in the city buying new millinery
and dry goods for their store in this
Miss Sadie McMnrtry, of Los Angeles,
California, who has been visiting for a
short time at tho homo of her sister,
Mrs. J. E. Bruner, in Eden township,
went to Creston Thursday to visit rela
tives before returning to lier western
W. M. Hamilton, of Blockley, returned
Monday from a visit with his father at
Des Moines, going there to meet his
brother Frank Hamilton, who is a pas
senger conductor on the Mexican
Central R. R. running out of tho city of
Mrs. W. S. Johnson and daughter
Bertha, of Sanborn, Iowa, who have been
visiting at the home of lior sister, Mrs.
J. D. Brown, woro in Leon a few hours
Monday on their way to Cainsville to
visit Mrs. Johnson's brother, H. M.
Mrs. E. R, Jackson left Monday night
on an extended visit to her daughter,
rs. E. R. Patch, at Lakeview, Oregon.
Mr. Patch has been discharged from the
U.S. army and is imployed as floor
walker in a large mercantile establish
ment in that city.
Ed. H. Sharp returned Friday from
Bethany, Mo., where he had been visit
ing for a few days at the home of his
parents. His father submitted to an
operation while he was there for the
removal of a cancer from his face, the
operation being entirely successful.
Mrs. O. S. Long, of Shenandoah, who
has been visiting for a couple of weeks
at the home of her father, John Bell in
this city, left Saturday night for Chica
go, being joined at Chariton by Mr.
Long, and they will spend a week in the
city selecting goods for their store at
C. E. Roberts, wife and son, of St.
Joe, came up last week to visit rela
tives and friends, Mr. Roberts remain
ing only a few days, while his wife will
bo here until after the reunion. Ed is
looking well and is prospering, being
time keeper in one of tho big packing
houses at a good salary.
Will F. Lindsey left Monday for Kan
sas City, and after spending a few days
in that city will go to Sycamore, 111., to
assist in getting tho Fred Raymond
attractions on the road for this season
Ho will probably remain in the office for
a couple of months and then take out a
new play, "A Yellow Dog."
Charles Detrick and son Willard, ar
rived Monday morning from New
Plymouth, Idaho, being called home by
tho illness of Mrs. Detrick, who has
been sick for several weeks with
typhoid fever. She is now slowly re
covering and as soon as she is able to
travel Mr. Detrick will take her to
Farm for Sale.
lloj, acres, scattering timber over one
half of tract, splendid wire fence, run
ning water, never failing, rolling but no
waste land, does not wash, all in the
finest blue grass, graze year round, join
ing farms valued at $50 and $00 per
acre, joins railroad, on nearly level pike
to Fulton, (2 miles) county seat of Calla
way county, Mo., population 5,000, Amer
ican, with three colleges, and two state
institutions, representing a cost of one
and one-lialf million dollars, a beautiful
city and country, soil very productive,
with an abundance of coal and lime
stone and Are clay handy. 25 miles
north of the capitol, 100 miles west of
St. Louis on the Chicago and Alton Ry.
Price .$17 per acre. A snap. Writo
quick to owner.
H. F. CuuitiK, Linevillo, Iowa.
We are showing the best line of dress goods we ever had on display.lt embraces all
the little details for the dress and makes it an ideal place to trade. The quality
of our goods cannot be beat and our prices are always as low as first-class goods
can be bought fon Our buyer has just returned from a 10 days visit to the mar
kets in Chicago and brought home one of the swellest lines of
25 of the best varieties, new and old, thrifty and
$4.00 per 1,000.
ever brought to Leon and we invite the ladies to call and look at this line whether
you are readv to buy or not you are welcome.
Our buyer is Chicago this week selecting one of prettiest lines of fashionable
millinery. Dame fashion has made many changes in the creation of ladies' hats
and we expect to be in touch with fashion's favoritss. We invite you call, if only
to look, at this brilliant display of fancy millinery.
1 DECATUR CITY NURSERY
Fine Strawberry Plants
We have a complete line of fruit and ornamental trees, shrubs, vines, etc., to go at
a low price. Our fruit trees are as fine as can be grown. We guarantee every
tree we sell to you this fall to grow one year, if any die we will replace
them free of charge. We replace spring setting a,t price. Anyone that lost
trees bought of us last spring can get them this fall if they wish at price. We
have a block of 30,000 apple trees on new land and have not had a tree dug out
of them. No culs.
Your choice in 5 to 7 feet, any variety .. .each i2|c, per 100 $12.00
Your choice in 4 to 5 feet, any variety each 10c, per 100 10.00
Your choice in 3 to 4 feet, any variety each 8c, per 100
Ask for prices on other stock. Special prices on large orders.
'Phone 25 E. MOORE, Prop.
License to Wed.
Henry C. Overholtzer 20
Florence Gilreath 19
L. D. Willis 23
Susie Fogelman 17
On account of the old settlers reunion
to be held at Caster's park, Loon, Iowa,
September 1st to 4th I will sell 11
tickets for §1. These tickets are not
good on any hack or omnibus,, only
those of tho Leon Bus Line. Tickets on
sale at L. P. Van Werdon's, W. C. Stem
pel's, Wm. Alexander's and W. E.
Myer's drug stores. Our record of the
past will be our guarantee for tho fu
ture. If you want prompt and courteous
treatment ride with the Leon Bus Line.
G. B. Daughkkty,
"At Pike's Peak."
"At Pikes Peak" which will bo present
ed at Van Werden's Opera House next
Friday has gained a big following in all
the cities where it was presented last
seasoni playing as it did to big houses
every where. It contains a strong and
well developed plot the climaxes are
all striking and cleverly arranged and
the scenic investure is unusually elabo
rate. The characters composing the
drama require acting of high order and
the company is a more than ordinary
capable one. The press everywhere
speak in the highest terms of tho pro
duction. "At Pike's Peak" should in
terest tfie best theatre goers. Seats on
sale at Van Worden's.
Idleness is the post-graduato course
of worth lessness.
clean. Price 50c per 100 or
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DECATUR CITY NURSERY
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