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A. M. Pryor had business at Davis
City Monday.
W. H. Fulton was a visitor at
Davis City Monday.
W. A. Allbaugh had business at
Davis City Monday.
J. E. Sutherlin went to Davis City
Friday for a short visit.
*, Sheriff Jesse Andrew had business
at Decatur City Monday.
V. Uriah Acton went to Clarinda
Tuesday for a short visit.
Mrs. A. B. Tansey went to Humes
ton Friday for a short visit.
C. W. Hoffman left Monday
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week's trip to South Dakota,
v' Marion F. Stookey had business at
Decatur City Monday afternoon.
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E. A. Rea, of Corydon, was a bus
iness visitor in this city Monday.
John Aten, of Garden Grove, had
business in this city last Tuesdav.
Harry J. Vogt left Tuesday on a
short business trip to Des Moines.
Miss Helen Kerrins, of Davis Citv,
was visiting in this city last Friday.
Arthur Forbes was visiting at his
farm down by Blockley last Friday,
Grant Craig, of Davis City, was a
business visiLor xn this city Monday.
S. Shakespeare, of Lamoni, was a
business visitor in this city Monday.
8£'. Price Van Wert, was a
^'.'business visitor in this city Monday.
C. R. Riley, of Decatur, had busi
ness in.this city the first of the week.
Israel Smith, of Lamoni, was a
business visitor in this city Monday.
W. H. Graham, of Lamoni, was a
business visitor in this city Monday.
J. M. Eiker, of Decatur City, had
business in this city last Saturday.
Samuel Moore, of Humeston, had
business in this city last Thursday.
Miss Maude White left Tuesday
for a visit with relatives at Cambria.
Mrs. H. U. Leighty, of Garden
Grove, was a Leon visitor Tuesday.
F. C. Mullinnix returned Thurs
day from a business trip to Humes
ton.
Mrs. Fred Fisher, of Decatur Citv,
was visiting in this city last Thurs
day.
Charles Tansey, of Weldon, was
a business visitor in this city Tues
day.
Miss Edith Williams, of Decatur
City, was a visitor in this city Tues
day.
Mrs. E. E. Blades, of Decatur Citv,
was a visitor in this citv last Thurs
day.
Mrs- L- J-
Walker, of Van Wert,
p,\was visiting in this city last Thurs
day-
Miss Anna Radnish, of Davis City,
was a visitor in this city last Thurs
f* day.
Ski'. Mrs. R. M. Black, of Davis City,
was visiting in this city last Thurs
day.
Mrs. Fred Graham, of Davis Citv,
was a visitor in this citv last Satu-
day.
Onier Sissel, of near Kingston, was
a business visitor in this city Mon
day.
H. W. Potts, of Garden Grove, was
a business visitor in this citv Tues
day.
Mrs. C. S. Frazier, of Davis City,:
was a visitor in this city last Thurs
day.
Brown Caster went to Des Moines'
Monday morning to see President!
Taft.
F. M. Osborn was down at Lamo
hi last Friday setting up a new corn
binder. I
Miss Maud Walker went to Shen
andoah Saturday for a visit with
friends.
Tuesday to visit a few davs with 1
friends. I
,1 Mrs. W. H. Akes went to Albia
i. M. Evans, of near Lamoni, was
business visitor in this city last
Friday.
Miss Lelah Thompson, of Van
Wert, was visiting in this city last
Friday.
Sam Garber left Monday for a
few days visit with friends in Des
Moines.
Vere Roberts went to Humeston
Saturday afternoon and visited over
Sunday.
John Robertson, of Davis City,
was a business visitor in this city
Monday.
M. C. Grogan returned Monday
afternoon from a business trip to
Lamoni.
Edmond Barrett, of near Blockley,,
was. a business visitor in this city,
Tuesday. I
Mrs. Anna Fierce, of Van Wert,
was a business visitor in this city
^Tuesday. I
Mrs. W. C. Still, of Garden Grove,
was visiting with friends in this city
Tuesday. I
John Ledgerwood left Saturday to
Spend a few days in Des Moines on,
business.
Miss Lilah McKinley returned Sat-,
urday from a visit with relatives at
Chariton.
Miss Helen Richards, of Humes
ton, was a visitor in this city last
Saturday.
|r,?:- W. M. Akers, of t)ecatur City, was
a business visitor in this city last 1
Saturday
Thomas Penisten and J. H. Stan-1
ley had business at Davis City last
Saturday.
Capt. Jefferson Miller, of Pleasan
ton, had business in this city last
|||:Thursday.
stes Miss May Lewis, of Lamoni, was
a business caller in this city last
Thursday.
Lon Fulton, of Davis City, was a
business visitor in this city last
Thursday.
Miss Willah Knode, of near De
Kalb, was a visitor in his city last
Thursday.
J. E. Leeper, of Pleasanton, was
a business visitor in this city last
Thursday.
C. W. Sutherlin, of Davis City, was
a business visitor in this city last
Thursday.
A. J. Jeffries, of Davis City, was
a business visitor in this city last
Thursday.
E. W. Teale was up at Garden
Grove Monday doing some auto re
pair work.
Mrs. Wm. Owens and son Forest
--went to Humeston Thursday to visit
a lew days.
Mr. and Mrs. W. W. Warner left
Saturday for Des Moines for a
week's visit.
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Mrs. J. H. Jones went to Garden
Grove Saturday to visit over Sunday
with relatives.
Miss Agnes Shell, of Decatur City,
was visiting with friends in this city
last Saturday.
Mrs. F. M. Riggs, of Davis City,
was visiting with friends in this city
last Saturday.
Dr. O. E. Macey, of Pleasanton,
was a business visitor in this city
last -Thursday
Ed Cave, of north of Decatur City,
was a business visitor in this city
last Thursday.
N. M. Ridgeway, of Garden Grove
was a business visitor in this city
last Thursday.
Dr. J. W. Wailes, of Davis City,
was a business visitor in this city
last Thursday.
Mrs. F. M. Euritt, of Decatur City,
was visiting with friends in this city
last Thursday.
H. E. Van Horn left Saturday for
Bedford where he will work this
fall and winter.
Mrs. Lois Hartnagle, of Davis
City, was a business visitor in this
city last Friday.
Mayor S. A. Gates left Tuesday
morning on a business trip to Chey
enne, Wyoming.
J. Hoffhines returned Monday
evening from a two weeks' visit at
Gregory. S. D.
Mrs. W. A. Lasley and Mrs. E. E.
Heathman, of Lamoni, were Leon
visitors Tuesday.
Mrs. Paralee Moore returned to
Des Moines Tuesday after a short
visit in this city.
Jefferson Fulton returned Monday
from a visit with relatives near
Bloomington, 111.
Mrs. E. E. Long returned Friday
from a few days visit with friends
at Garden Grove.
Sheriff Jesse Andrew made a busi
ness trip to Davis City and Decatur
City last Friday.
J. B. Tye, of Pleasanton, returned
Friday from taking a shipment of
stock to Chicago.
Mrs. A. C. Scott went to Davis City
Tuesday evening to visit a few days
with her parents.
Dr. Bertha Greer, of Lamoni, had
professional business in this city
Monday afternoon.
Uncle John Tullis was a passenger
Tuesday for Corydon to attend the
3 4th Iowa reunion.
Mrs. P. F. Earley and daughter,
Miss Vivian, of Davis City, spent
Monday in this city.
George F. Wolever, of Weldon,
was a business visitor in this city
the first of the week.
Mrs. M. J. Damewood returned
Friday evening from a visit with
relatives at Clarinda.
Miss Mamie Otten went to Davis
City Tuesday to attend the funeral
of Mrs. M. A. Spargur.
J. R. Conrey returned Friday
evening from a day's visit with old
friends at Humeston.
Mrs. George Folmer and son,
Fred, left Monday for a visit with
relatives at Eldon, 111.
Miss Ruth Conrey returned last
Saturday from a few days visit with
friends at Humeston.
Thomas Penisten and wife went
to Davis City Tuesday to attend the
funeral of his mother.
James Alexander left Mondaj' af
ternoon to visit a few days with
friends in Des Moines.
Mrs. L. A. McNeil, of Lamoni,
passed through here Tuesday going
to Pleasanton for a visit.
Misses
Lizzie
Lytle and Nora
Loper went to Humeston Friday for
a short visit with friends.
P. E. Brady went to Ds Moines
Saturday to visit a few days and see
the President on Monday.
Mrs. A. L. Teale and Mrs. C. A.
Marble, of Davis City, were visitors
in this city last Thursday.
Jid Wasson, of Morgan township,
was visiting with his many friends
in this city last Thursday.
Mrs. W. S. Bear and daughter
Irene, of Decatur City, were visitors
in this city last Saturday.
Mrs. A. O. Kennell and daughter
Florence, of Van Wert, were visit
ors in this city last Friday.
Elder Win Matsler, of Des Moines,
was visiting with his friends in this
city over night last Friday.
Col. B. R. Watchbaugh, the Wel
don auctioneer, was an over night
visitor in his city Monday.
Miss Neva Gardner, who is teach
ing school near Kingston, spent Sun
day at her home in this city.
Mrs. Nancy Moreland left Satur
day to visit a few days with relatives
and friends at Bethany, Mo.
Claire Long left Tuesday after
noon for Des Moines to resume his
studies at Drake University.
S. H. Lorey came up from Pleas
anton Saturday to visit a few days
with his children in this city.
George Hamilton, of Van Wert,
came Thursday for a few days visit
with his brothers in this city.
Morris Gardner and wife went to
Des Moines Saturday to visit a few
days with friends in that city.
Mrs. P. E. Campbell returned
Saturday to her home at Chariton
after a short visit in this city.
Mr. and Mrs. Frank Sales re
turned Saturday evening from a
visit with relatives at St. Joe.
Mrs. J. V. Lemley returned Mon
day from Lamoni where she visited
over Sunday with her parents.
Mr. and Mrs. J. H. Stanley went
to Davis City Tuesday to attend the
funeral of Mrs. M. A. Spargur.
G. E. Parker left last Thursday
for Kansas City after visiting a few
days with friends in this city.
Miss Laura Leonard went to
Grand River Monday to visit a few
days at the home of J. F. Hines.
Mrs. F. L. Throckmorton and Mrs.
R. E. Throckmorton, of Derby, were
visitors in this city last Friday.
Misses Lola Shelton and Frances
Gardner, of Decatur City, were vis
itors in this city last Saturday.
Mrs. A. J. Luppold and son Stuart
returned Monday evening from a
visit with relatives at Red Oak.
Mrs. John Wilson and daughter,
Miss Josephine, of Garden Grove,
were visiting in this city Tuesday.
Miss Ruth Farquhar went to
Humeston Friday afternoon to visit
relatives and attend the fall festival.
Mrs. Marion E. Wasson left Sat
urday for Des Moines, where she
will spend several weeks, taking a
course in elocution at Drake Uni
Mrs. F. M. Osborne went to Des
Moines Saturday to visit a few days
at the home of her brother, J. M.
Caldwell.
Miss Mary McDaniel left Saturday
morning for Oakdale, Iowa, where
she will spend some time at the state
sanitarium.
Miss Minnie Miller, who is teach
ing at Van Wert, came Friday even
ing to visit over Sunday at her home
in this city.
Mrs. M. F. Bell, of Cedar Bluffs,
Kas., who is visiting w.ith relatives
at Kellerton, spent the day in this
city Monday.
Mrs. Ella Smith and little daugh
ter, of Eden township, went to Mt.
Ayr Thursday to visit a few days in
that vicinity.
Miss Mabel Tapscott, of Lamoni,
came" Friday afternoon and visited
a few days with her friend, Miss
Wynne Cash.
Mr. and Mrs. L. D. Hayes, of near
Pleasanton, visited over Sunday in
this city at the homes of Frank and
Earl Shockey.
Mrs. W. R. Richards and little
daughter, of near Garden Grove,
were business visitors in this city
last Thursday.
Mrs. M. A. Thompson, of Davis
City, was in Leon last Saturday,
being on her way home from a visit
at Shelton, Neb.
W. W. Trisler and wife, of Shat
tuck, Okla., came in Tuesday for a
visit with numerous relatives in this
city and vicinity.
P. F. Bradley, the well known
optician, came in Friday from Chil
licothe, Mo., and will spend a few
days in this city.
Mrs. J. C. Earley, of Lamoni,
passed through here Monday going
to her former home at Pleasanton
for a short visit.
versity. Mr. Wasson, who is travel-' of Woodland township, left Friday
ing on the road will be able to spend 1 for a visit in Chicago and Canada,
some time with her in Des Moines, after which they will return home
Mrs. J. T. Caster and children
went to Batavia Tuesday to visit
a week at the home of her brother,
Samuel Leheman.
Miss Martha Young, of Grand
River, visited over Sunday in this
city at the home of her sister, Mrs.
J. L. Mendenhall.
Mr. and Mrs. J. M. Pickering vis
ited over Sunday at the home of
their daughter, Mrs. Harry Craigo,
in Garden Grove.
Mrs. J. B. Tye, of Pleasanton,
passed through here Saturday on
her way to Des Moines to visit a few
days with friends.
Miss Nora Thompson returned
Monday evening to her home at La
moni after a short visit with rela
tives in this city.
Mrs. Bluford Wilson, of near
Decatur City, came Saturday even
ing to visit a few days with rela
tives in this city.
Joe S. Warner, of Hereford, Texas,
came in Saturday and visited a few
days with his mother and other rel
atives in this city.
T. A. Elwell left Tuesday for
Gage, Okla., where he will spend a
couple of weeks looking after a farm
which he owns there.
Mr. and Mrs. Peter McCarty, of
Los Angeles, Calif., who were visit
ing at the home of MrB. McCarty's
parents, Mr. and Mrs. John Barry,
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M. S. Jones and wife returned last
Thursday from a two weeks' visit at
Brookfield, Marcelline and Bucklin,
Mo.
W. C. Stempel, H. L. Long and
Francis Varga were down at Togo
last Thursday shooting prairie chick
ens.
Mrs. E. W. Townsend and dauglv
ter Miss Carrie, of Decatur City,
were visitors in this city last Thurs
day.
Geo. M. Hamilton went to Des
Moines Saturday afternoon and vis
ited a few days with friends in that
city.
Hon. G. P. Arnold, of Garden
Grove, was in Leon last Thursday,
being on his way to Osceola on busi
ness.
Mrs. L. O. Osborne, of Davis City,
was a visitor in this city Monday,
being on her way to Saline, Mo., to
visit.
A. F. Cozad, of Hamilton town
ship, went to Des Moines Saturday
to visit a few days and see President
Taft.
Mrs. Myrtle Hummell, of Vinita,
Okla., passed through here Tuesday
going to Garden Grove to visit rela
tives.
W.J.Bennett loaded a car of goods
Monday and left with his family for
Clarinda, where he has decided to
locate.
Dr. E. Macy and wife, of Pleasan
ton, were passengers Saturday for
Des Moines to visit a few days with
friends.
Mrs. Novia Rains, of Woodland,
was a passenger Saturday for Des
Moines to visit a few days with
friends.
Mr. and Mrs. C. A. Carlson, of
Woodland township, left Saturday
for a visit with friends in Des
Moines.
Mrs. F. L. Jenkins and Miss Laura
Leonard went to Humeston Friday
to visit friends and attend their fall
festival.
Mrs. G. W. Baker went to Des
Moines Saturday fo.r a visit at the
home of her daughter, Mrs. R. L.
Parrish.
Miss Dollie Moon, of Pleasanton,
visited over Sunday in this city at
the home of her sister, Mrs. Kay
Bennett.
Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Phelps, and
daughter, Miss Vea, of near Line
ville were visiting in this city last
Monday.
Mrs. N. A. Sherrow, of Leslie,
came last Thursday for a short visit
at the home of B. W. Keeler, south
of town.
Mrs. Claude Moore and children
returned last Thursday from a few
days visit with relatives near Deca
tur City.
T. H. Schenck returned Monday
afternoon to Decatur City after vis
iting over Sunday at his home in
this city.
J. W. Honnold was down at Davis
City, last Saturday looking after
sand for his cement contracts in
this city.
Dr. Fred Penniwell came up from
Denver, Mo., Monday to visit a few
days at the home of his parents in
this city.
George W. Machlan went to Des
Moines Monday afternoon to visit a
few days at the home of his son in
that city.
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Misses Maude and Louise -Kirk, of
Gentry ville, Mo., arrived Tuesday,
for a visit at the home of Len Ham
ilton, near this city.
Mrs. T. B. Daniels, Mrs. Ralph
Judd and Miss Meryle Warrington,
of Garden Grove, were visitors in
this city last Friday.
J. O. McKibben, of Humeston, was
in Leon Monday on business con
nected with the remodeling of the
south hotel building.
Miss Laura Atterbury, of Davis
City, returned home last Thursday
from a visit at the home of her
brother at Cainsville.
Miss Millie Palmer returned last
Friday evening from a short visit
at the home of her brothers in
Grand River township.
Miss Lucy Sullivan, of Garden
Grove, came Thursday for a visit at
the home of her friend, Miss Enid
Alexander, in this city.
Squire S. L. Cox and wife, and
daughter, Mrs. Sallie Beasley, went
to Corydon Tuesday to attend the re
union of the 34th Iowa.
Mrs. I. Brannaman, of Grand
River, came Thursday evening for
a few days visit in this city with
Miss Jennie Blackburn.
A. E. Campbell, of Saline, Mo.,
was in Leon last Thursday, being
on his way to Ridgeway, Mo., to visit
a few days with relatives.
Miss Hazel Freeman, who is teach
ing the Union Ridge school, went to
her home at Davis City Friday even
ing to visit over Sunday.
Ray Little returned Thursday
from Osceola where he had been vis
iting for a few days at the home of
his sister, Mrs. Earl Moore.
Rev. J. H. Burrows, of Cainsville,
came Monday afternoon for a short
visit in this city at the home of his
daughter, Mrs. Will Lewis.
Misses Cecil Grimes and Lelah
Sanger went to Humeston Saturday
afternoon and visited over Sunday
with friends in that town.
Andrew Watsabaugh was a pas
senger Saturdaly for Van Wert to
visit a few days at the home of his
brother, Peter Watsabaugh
Mrs. R. S. Alexander, of Spokane,
Wash., was in Leoii Saturday, being
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her way to Derby to visit her
daughter, Mrs. Rev. Nutting.
Miss Marie Huffman, of Blythe
dale, Mo., and her friend Miss
Blanche Fargo, of Omaha, were vis
itors in this city last Friday.
France Hamilton, of Pleasanton,
passed through this city Saturday
going to Des Moines to visit avfew
days and see President Taft.
Miss Addie Crawford, of Glen
wood, came Tuesday evening for a
visit at the home of her mother,
Mrs. M. A. Tharp, in this city.
Senator Curt Alexander returned
last Thursday to his home at Has
tings, Nebraska, after a short visit
with his brothers in this city.
Misses Esther and Tressa Mc
Galiuey, of near Van Wert, took the
train here Tuesday for a visit with
relatives and friends in St. Joe.
Harry Yost, of Hereford, Texas,
who with his wife is visiting at their
former home in Lamoni, was visiting
in this city the first of the week.
Mr. and Mrs. John Hickman, of
Corydon, were over Sunday visitors
in this city at the home of his par
ents, Mr. and Mrs. K. Hickman.
Mrs. James Sailing, of Creston,
arrived last Friday for a few days
visit in this city at the home of her
daughter, Mrs. George Stickland.
T. C. Lane and wife, and Thomas
Lane and wife, of Woodland, re
turned Tuesday from visiting a few
days with friends in Des Moines.
Mrs. James McNutt, of Quincy,
111., came last Friday evening for a
visit at the home of Mr. and Mrs.
Royal Richardson, at Pleasanton.
Mrs. J. Hoffhines left Saturday
afternoon for a two weeks' visit
with relatives and friends at Platts
mouth, Omaha and Lincoln, Neb.
Dr. Frank Landis, of Benton,
lows, came Tuesday evening for a
short visit with his parents, Mr. and
Mrs. H. J. Landis, near this city.
Mrs. Charles Bullard returned
Thursday to her home at Pleasanton
after visiting for a few days with
relatives in this city and at Keller
ton.
Mrs. J. H. Mingle and little daugh
ters, of Des Moines, came Tuesday
to visit a few days with Mrs. Geo. L.
Jackson and other friends in this
city.
B. F. Sheline and wife, of Grin
nell, Iowa, were in i^eon last Fridav
being on their way to Mt. Ayr, where
they are conducting a series of meet
ings.
Mrs. Georgia Gore returned Mon
day evening to her home at Keller
ton after a few days visit at the
home of John Evans, southeast of
Leon.
Mr. and Mrs. Robert Campbell,
of Princeton, ^io., were in Leon
Tuesday, being on their way home
from a visit with friends at Maloy,
Iowa.
Mrs. Lillian McClaran and daugh
ter returned Saturday to their home
at Davis City after a short visit in
this city at the home of Rev. Wm.
Biggs.
Misses Grace and Lizzie GriiJin.
of Pleasanton, returned home last
Saturday after visiting a few days
this city at the home of Mrs. Nancy
Johns.
Miss Alta Pryor returned Satur
day to her home near Pleasanton,
after visiting a few days in this city
at the home of her uncle, A. M.
Pryor.
Mrs. George Smedley, of Brock,
Neb., was a visitor in this city last
Friday, being on her way to Pleas
anton to visit her mother, Mrs. Wm.
Alden.
Mrs. Kate Brown returned Thurs
day from Centerville, where she had
been visiting for a couple of weeks
at the home of her son, Will A.
Brown.
Elder J. S. Coffin was a passenger
Saturday evening for Kellerton
where he filled his appointment to
preach on Sunday at the Christian
church.
Mesdames H. W. and W. M. Sip
herd, of Granjl River, came Tuesday
for a short visit in this city at the
home of their sister, Mrs. V. R. Mc
Ginnis.
John Woodmansee went to Des
Moines Saturday to visit a few days
at the home of his daughter, Mrs.
B. W. Garrett, and see President
Taft. His uncle. Reuben Hanner,
of Des Moines, who had been here
visiting, returned home with him. .,
Mrs. Jasper Jennings, Mrs. John
Wilson and daughter Josephine, and
Mrs. William Stanley, of Garden
Grove, were visitors in this city
Tuesday.
Miss Helen Young departed
last Saturday for a visit of several
months with friends at Cincinnati,
Ohio, Chicago and other places In
the east.
Mr. and Mrs. Will Mitchell and
Mrs. A. Radnich, of Davis City,
came Saturday and visited over Sun
day at the home of C. M.Akes, in
this city.
Dr. W. F. Waight returned last
Thursday from Harris, Ark., where
he had been visiting for a few days
at the home of his daughter, Mrs.
Harry Bowen.
L. S. Alexander, of Cedar Falls,
Iowa, returned home Thursday, hav
ing visited a few days in this city
with his uncles, E. O., W. A. and E.
H. Alexander.
Harry Fry, of Des Moines, who
left here some twenty years ago,
visited over Sunday in this city. He
is now traveling for the Hawkeye
Medicine Co.
Miss Maude Lasley, of Lam mi,
was in Leon Saturday, being on her
way home from Pleasanton, where
she had been visiting at the home
of. O. Heasley
Mrs. Mattie Johnson left Tuesday
for Batavia, Iowa, where she will
attend the annual conference of the
Brethren church and visit a few days
with relatives.
Mr. and Mrs. W. C. Kimport re
turned Saturday to their home at
Des Moines after a pleasant visit
with relatives and old friends in
Eden township.
T. L. Wallacp
and
wife, of Lacona,
came Monday to visit a few days
at the home of county recorder lra
B. Officer. Mr. Wallace is a brother
of Mrs. Officer.
J. W. McDowell returned Thurs
day to his home near Davis City
after visiting for a couple of days in
this, city at the home of his daughter
Mrs. F. L. Lorey.
Allie Merwin left Monday after
noon for Hettinger, N. D., and will
visit several towns in North and
South Dakota, looking up a location
to go in business.
W. H. Burnette and wife, of Des
Moines, came last Friday to visit
a few days at the home of Mrs. Bur
nette's sister, Mrs. Frank Chastain,
of Eden township.
Mrs. F. E. Thompson returned
Friday afternoon to her home in
Des Moines after visiting a few days
in this city at the,home of her sister,
Mrs. W. W. Warner.
Percy Hoffman, of Des Moines,
who was visiting with friends in this
city, went to Humeston Thursday
for a short visit, returning from
there to Des Moines.
Ed Parker and wife, of east of
town, went to Des Moines Monday
to visit a few days at the home of
their son Bert and attend the big
military tournament. I
Mrs. Alice Marble returned Sat
urday evening to her home at Davis
City, having spent the day at the
home of her sister, Mrs. S. E. New
man, south of Leon.
Mrs. John Robertson and little
daughter, of Davis City, came Thurs
day for a short visit at the home of
her parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. W.
Scott, of north of Leon.
Harry Statzell left Monday fc
Muscatine, where he goes to take a
position with, the Muscatine Poultry
Co. His family will follow as soon
as he gets located there.
F. M. Freeman, the well known
tonsorial artist of Davis City, and an
all around good fellow, -was a visitor
in this city Tuesday and made The
Reporter a pleasant call.
Mrs. J. C. Cozad, who had been I
visiting at the home of her parents
Mr. and Mrs. Jid Wasson of Mor
gan township, returned Thursday to
her home at Decatur City.
Mrs. S. E. Fisher, Mrs. C. H. Bar
rows and little son Stanley and Miss
Mary Banta, of Lamoni, were visit
ing at the home of A. L. Ackerley
in this city last Thursday.
Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Burnett re
turned Tuesday to their home in Des.
Moines after visiting for a week at
the home of her sister, Mrs. Frank
Chastain, in Eden township.
Mrs. Lewis Elwell and children!
went to Garden Grove Thursday to
visit a few days at the home of her
parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. P. Martin,
who live west of that town.
Mrs. L. E. Fesler returned Thurs
day evening to her home at Keller
ton after visiting for a few days in
this city at the home of her parents,
Mr. and Mrs. A. B. Hague.
Mrs. L. P. Van Werden went to
Grand River Friday to visit her sis
ter, Mrs. L. J. Landis, and assist in
caring for Dr. Landis, who has been
very sick for several weeks.
Mrs. Theodore Creveling returned 1
Saturday evening to her home at
Lamoni after visiting for a few days
at the home of her brother-in-law,
J. F. McMorris, south of town.
-Irs. W. Glover, Mrs. Rebecca
Johnson and Miss Eliza Craig re
turned Monday to their homes at
Saline, Mo., after visiting over Sun- I
day with relatives in this city.
E. E. Brown, who has been doing
several jobs of house moving at
Pleasanton, passed through here
Tuesday going to Van Wert where
he has a house moving contract.
Mrs. T. D. Cain and daughters
Misses Jessie and Grace, of Elida,
New Mexico, returned home last
Thursday after a visit with relatives
at their former home in Cainsville.
Tom Penisten returned Saturday
morning from Villisca, where he
had been visiting his mother, Mrs.
M. A. Spargur, who is dangerously
ill, and her death, is expected at any
time.
Mrs. R. M. Grandstaff, of Keller
ton, visited over Sunday in this city
at the home of H. L. Lutz, being on
her way to Garden Grove where Mr.
Grandstaff has purchased a barber
shop.
Mr. and Mrs. Geo. W. Shaw and
son George, of Cainsville, were in
Leon Monday, being on their way
home from a trip to Seattle, Wash.,
and other places on the Pacific
coast.
Francis Varga departed Friday
afternoon for Seattle, Wash., where
he goes to enter the Washington
State University, one of the best col
leges in the United States. He has
already taken two years at the
State University at Iowa City.
Mrs. J. W. Burrell returned
Thursday to her home at Davis City
after visiting a few days in this city
at the home of her daughter, Mrs.
C. B. Simpson, who accompanied her
home.
Mrs. C. R. Rauch, of Laraoui. was
a visitor in this city last Saturday
Miss Esther Cox returned Satur
day evening to her me near Davis
City after a short vi?it in this city
with friends. -1
Mrs. R. J. Critchfield, of Weldon,
visited a few days with friends in
this city the latter part of last week,
leaving Friday for Albia to visit her
son,Weaver Critchfleid, who is ticket
agent at Albia.
Mr. and Mrs. James Swim, who
were visiting in this city at the home
of their son, A. E. Swim, went to
Ottumwa Saturday for a short visit
before returning to their home at
Prescott, Iowa.
Will Henderson, Ward Blackburn,
and J. E. Sutherlin left Mondav
morning for Heddinger. N. D., and
will spend a few months on their
claims which are just across the linft
in Soath Dakota.
Will F. Lindsey and wife went to
Des Moines Saturday to visit a few
days at the home of his brother,
John Lindsey. Mr. Lindsey returned
home Monday and Mrs. Lindsey re
mained for a week.
Mr. F. E. French, of St. Joe, came
last Thursday and made a short visit
in this city at the home of his fath
er-in-law, Dr. W. F. Waight. Mr.
French is a train dispatcher for the
Burlington at St. Joe.
A. B. McClaran, chairman the
board of supervisors, returned Sat
urday to his home near Pleasanton,
after spending a week in this city
attending the September meeting of.
the board of supervisors.
Wm. Gray and daughter, Mrs.
Tom Quick, went to Tuskeego last
Thursday evening to visit a couple
of days at the home of his son-in
law, J. W. Asher, who has been
very sick for several months.
Mrs. A. J. Bellis, of Springfield,
Mo., came Saturday, from Eddyville,
she had been visiting at the home of
her father, and will visit a couple of
weeks in this city at the home of her
daughter, Mrs. O. T. Conrey.
Mr. and Mrs. C. H. Brown, of
near Pleasanton, passed through
here Saturday going to Des Moines
to visit a few days at the home of
their daughter, Mrs. Fred Kemp, and
see President Taft on Monday.
E. D. Dorn came down from Char
iton last Friday and went to Des
Moines in the afternoon where his
family is visiting relatives, they hav
ing just returned from a visit of
several months at Spokane, Wash.
Mrs. Will S. Johnson, a former
well known resident of this city,
passed through here Monday after
noon on her way to her home in
Newton, after a few days visit with
relatives at Cainsville and Trenton,
Mo.
H. F. Turner, who went to Salt
Lake City, Utah, and other western
places a couple of months ago, came
back Mpnday from Des Moines, and
is visiting for a few days at the
home of nis son,C.R.Turner, in this
city.
Mr. and ..Irs. F. E. French, of St.
Joe. who were visiting in this city at
the home of Mrs. French's parents,
Dr. and Mrs. W. F. Waight, went to
Lancaster, Mo., Saturday to visit
over Sunday with Mr. French's
parents.
Mr. and Mrs. Clyde Yost, who
left here a few months ago to make
their home at Hereford, Texas, re
turned Friday afternoon and will
again locate in good old Decatur
county, the best country on the face
of the earth.
Mrs. F. L. Conrey wnt to Davis
City Thursday evening for a short
visit at the home of O. L. Frazier.
S. H. Amos, of Garden Grove, was
in Leon Thursday, being on his way
home from Osceola where he was
attending court.
Mrs. Elizabeth Oarmean was rail
ed to Mt. Ayr Saturday evening to
attend the funeral of her brother,
Fletcher Tennant, who died at his
ho-me at Purcell, Okla., on Thursday,
and was buried at Mt. Ayr on
Sunday afternoon.
Ben Lanning, foreman of the
Journal office in this city, left Satur
day for Indianapolis, Ind., where he
goes to take a six weeks' course in
a linotype school, so as to be able to
take charge of the new linotype
which will be installed in the Jour
nal office.
Mrs. Emma Bowman, accom
panied by her daughter, Mrs. Ethel
Kopp and two children, of Rowan,
Iowa, went to Cainsville Friday to
visit a few days at the home of Dr.
T. S. Duff and then went to King
City, Mo., for a visit at the home of
her son, W. L. Bowman.
Miss Winnie Borcherdt departed
last Friday for her home at Mem
phis, Tenn., after visiting for several
weeks in this city at the home of her
cousin, Mrs. J. W. Rowell, Mrs
Rowell and son Edgar accompanied
her as far as St. Joe, where they
visited a couple of days.
Mrs. J. H. Robinson, of Davis City
passed through here Saturday going
to Des Moines to visit her sons, Drs
Wid and Harry Robinson, the well
known dentists of that city. She
was accompanied by her son Roy,
who goes from Des Moines to Chi
cago to resume his studies in the
dental department of the North
western University.
J. O. Garner, of Eden township,
returned Tuesday from spending a
few days in Des Moines in company
with his brother, R. H. Garner of
Bay City,
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is here on a visit.
They saw President Taft, the sol
diers, and all the sights in Des
Moines and then were satisfied to
come back to Mr. Garner's fine farm
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