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The county declamatory contest
was held Friday evening in the Chris
tian church. The M. E. church was
used for the overflow thus making
the contestants speak twice. A large
crowd was in attendance and the
contestants were, nobly boosted by a
large crowd from their respective
schools. An interesting and enjoy
able program was rendered, all of the
contestants doing splendidly. Those
-winning were first over all, Mar
guerite Peague of Weldon, with the
selection, "How the LaRue Stakes
Were Lost," second over all, Olive
Jennings of Van Wert, with the same
selection, third over all, Marjone
Shular of Leon, with the selection
"Patsy." In the triangular contest
Nancie Kemp of Leon carried off tirst
with "The Death Disk," and Neva
Puling of Garden Grove, second with
"Pro Patria." Medals were awarded
to. .all those winning and they were
justly proud of them
Miss Eula Kelley spent Saturday
and Sunday in town with her grand
parents, Mr. and Mrs. L. D. Kelley
-Floyd Pierce was transacting busi
ness in Leon last Tuesday.
Mr. and Mrs. Lester Gould who
have been attending to business mat
ters in Omaha, returned home last
Prof. Reed of Osceola was visiting
with Van Wert friends Saturday ev
Floyd Boles was a business visitor
in Pleasanton one day last week.
Mrs. Anna Fierce was shopping
Leon on Tuesday of last week.
Mr. and Mrs. Ed McPherson of Les
lie were transacting business in our
town last week.
Mrs. Curry of Clinton, Oklahoma,
came last week for a short visit with
friends and relatives in our town.
Mrs. C. C. Johnson was visiting
with relatives and friends in town
Mr. and Mrs. J. A. Smith spent last
Tuesday in the country at the home
.of Rob Palmer and family.
We are pleased to report that Mrs.
C. J. Price who has been on the sick
list for the past few weeks is well
Mitchell of Grand River was
seen in town one day last week.
Mr. and Mrs. George Marhenholtz
who have been visiting with friends
and relatives in Omaha and Red Oak
returned home last week.
Miss Velma McJlmpsey is visiting
her sister, Mrs. Andrew Dunn and
family of Humeston.
J-. H. Fry of DeKalb was visiting
with friends in town last Tuesday
Miss Wilda Jones who has been
visiting at the home of her sister,
Mrs. H- Munyon of Grand River re
turned home last week.
Mr and Mrs. Charles Fierce were
Leon'visitors last Tuesday after
John Corbett ho has been spend
ing a few days with relatives in St.
Joe returned home last week.
Miss Maurine Nye was a Decatur
City visitor last Monday evening.
Mrs. Sarah Smith and daughter
Rosa spent Tuesday afternoon at the
home of Mr. and Mrs. John Thomp-
Rev. Cole, wife and son of Osceola
•will come Wednesday afternoon for
an over night visit with their many
friends here. Mr. Cole will preach in
the Christian church in the evening
after which there will be a banquet
for all in the church basement.
Miss Capitola McCabe spent Tues
day with. Miss Lena Manley.
Mr. and Mrs. Tepfer and daugh
ters were Osceola visitors Monday.
& Missee tielen and Lulu Rumley
#«re visiting friends: In town Satur
Grand River Wedneadayaf-
SHOES AND OXFORDS.
Past "week we liave lined up on of tlie most complete
showings ever in our house. "When you buy Queen Quali
ty oxfords or shoes you are getting satisfaction.
These for snap and style you can't surpass.
Queen Quality oxfords, $2.50, $3.00, $3.50 and $3.75.
Godman oxfords, $1.25, $1.50, $1.95, $2.25 and $2.50.
Selz oxfords—in a nice range.
Also children's oxfords—most anything you may
wish at present.
Men's shoes in work or dress line. Button, lace,
plain or cap toe at prices from $1.50 to $3.75.
Miss Maurine Nye was a Leon visi
tor Sunday evening.
Miss Rose Lamoree who is teach
ing in Weldon came Friday afternoon
for an over Sunday visit with her par
ents, Mr. and Mrs. P. S. Lamoree.
Mrs. John Steen and little son of
Des Moines came last week for a short
visit at the home of Mr. and Mrs.
Mr. and Mrs. Jake Wolfe of Mur
ray were visiting with old friends in
town last Tuesday.
Mrs. J. M. Halstead spent Wednes
day afternoon at the home of her
friend, Mrs. H. C. Bone of Grand Riv
Mrs. McCabe was a passenger to
Osceola Tuesday morning, Miss Capi
tola staying with Miss Lena Manley
during her mother's illness.
Mrs. I. M. Frey and Mrs. A. B.
Fierce spent Wednesday afternoon at
the home of Mrs. C. J. Price.
Miss Helene Fierce spent Sunday
at the home of her friend, Miss Baalis
Mr. and Mrs. B. F. Manley and
Mr. Manley's sister Lena attended the
tabernacle meeting at Leon Sunday
Mrs. Leo Boatman spent a day last
week at the home of Mrs. Frank
Miss Fern Snider*was a Leon visi
tor last Tuesday evening.
Miss Olive Jennings who has been
attending to business in Winbeck, re
turned to the home of Charles Fierce
where she is boarding, Thursday.
Miss Carmel Johnson spent Tues
day night in the country with her
friend, Miss Margaret Warrenner.
Miss Bessie Blades spent Sunday
afternoon with her friend, Miss Rosa
C. J. Price Was transacting busi
ness in Murray Wednesday.
Miss Neva Kelley of near Leslie
was visiting friends in towif Friday
Roy Hawkins and A. E. Price made
a business trip to Leon Thursday.
Mrs. W. F. Briner was visiting
with relatives in Grand River last
Miss Mae McKern of Leon came
Friday for an over night visit with
Mrs. Sarah Smith and daughter Rosa
and then returned home Saturday.
Mrs. John Fry who has been visit
ing al the home of Mr. and Mrs. Jim
Fry returned to her home in Center
ville Friday afternoon.
Miss Ruth Hacker was visiting in
town Saturday with her sister, Mrs.
A special Easter service will be
held in the Christian church Sunday
morning and. evening. Everyone is
invited to attend.
Rev. A. B. Cornell who has been
visiting at the home of his daughter,
Mrs. Heigh tman and family of New
Sharon returned home Saturday.
Miss Marie Moneysmith of Decatur
came Friday afternoon for a short
visit at the home of Miss Vera Smith.
Mr. and Mrs. J. E. Prather and son
Dean were visiting with friends in
Leon Sunday evening.
Miss Proda Sconce came Friday
afternoon to continue her music class.
The ball game was played Friday
aiternoon between Leon and Garden
Grove, and it terminated in 13 to 7
in favor of Leon.
A fine rain visited this vicinity Sat
Mrs. Art Griffin and children spent
the latter part of the week with her
parents, Mr. and Mrs. James Drury.
Mr. and Mrs. Andy Brown and
daughter Ruby called on Mr. and Mrs.
C. E. Graham Sunday afternoon.
Mr. and Mrs. George Davis spent
Sunday with Mr. and Mrs. Nell Still'.
Edith Spargur called on Mrs. Cal
vin Starr Wednesday afternoon.
Several from this 'vicinity attended
THE LEON REPORTER, THURSDAY, APRIL 20, 1916.
Mr. and Mrs. Nell Still spent Sat
urday with Mr. and Mrs. Rolla Craig.
Mrs. King Landphair called on
Mrs. Cora Starr Wednesday after
Those who spent Friday at Nell
Still's were Mr. and Mrs. John Davis
of Davis City and Gill Vanderpool
and daughter Lottie.
Miss Esther Graham called on
Mrs. Cora Starr Monday afternoon.
Mr. and Mrs. Homer Davis and
children spent Wednesday evening at
the Spargur home.
Mr. and Mrs. John Drury spent
Sunday at the James Drury home.
Mr. and Mrs. George Davis were
Leon callers Monday.
Those who called on Mr. and Mrs.
Rolla Craig Sunday evening were
Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Judd and son Joe
and Mr. and Mrs. John Drury and
Mr. and Mrs. Omar Craig and Hu
bert Craig spent Saturday night and
Sunday with Mr. and Mrs. Rolla
Mrs. Otto Vaughn spent Saturday
night and Sunday at A. D. Curry's.
Mrs. H. O. Petty visited Saturday
at Reno Willis'.
Lawrence Poland and family visit
ed Sunday at Freeman Hawkins'.
Mise Ada Phelps spent a few days
the past week in Lineville.
lelah Curry returned home Satur
day from Lineville where she had
been staying with Mrs. Halstead.
Reno Willis and wife spent Sunday
at Riley Hatfield's.
Oscar Peck made a business trip
to Leon Friday.
Mrs. A. D. Curry and Mrs. Otto
Vaughn called at Peter Poland's Sun
Mrs. Cyrus Wells visited Friday at
For Your Easter Toggery
If There is Anything You Need to Complete Your
Supply in Oxfords, 5hirt Waists, Hosiery, Under=
wear and flany Other Fixings We Have It.
"We are specializing at present on a big showing in
ladies' oxfords at $2.25.
A snap for now—about 6 dozen pairs men's outing
ball shoes in tan, black or green. Leather or asbestol soles
—snap for you, $2.25.
Boy's and girl's, for your Easter Sunday parade—
Listen, you will save plenty on these while we have them.
Good grade braids at 35c, 48c, and 65c.
Men's and Boy's everyday straws all prices. Do you
know present prices on Mexican hats. Well anyway we
have a gross and a half at present. Old price 10c each.
Merchandise in abundance and what you want and if you will take my 1J* lkT *U A lkj
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Decorah, Iowa.-—"Before I was mar
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to other peo-
A nice growing rain visited this
section last Monday night.
Mr. and Mrs. Bert Adams visited
with Mr. a-nd Mrs. Pearl Tuller last
Miss Esther Turpen is visiting with
Iter grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Dow
Sherm Turpen is building a new
chicken house for his father-in-law,
Mrs. Julia Baker and son Elva
were Leon visitors last Monday.
Mrs. George Cox happened to meet
with an accident last Saturday. She
was knocked down by a car and re
ceived several bruises and a gash
was cut on her head, but she con
siders herself very lucky to escape
Pearl Tuller was a Davis City visi
tor last Friday.
Dow Parker and son-in-law, Sherm
Turpen made a business trip to Leon
Miss Veta Tuller called on Mrs. Joe
Dobson last Saturday.
Those who spent last Sunday with
Mr. and Mrs. Bert Adams were Mr.
and Mrs. Mark Adams, Mr. and Mrs.
Frank Robbins and children, Mr. and
Mrs. Pearl Tuller and daughter Veta.
Joe Dobson and son Charley called
on Mrs. N. M. Cox last Monday.
Mrs. Frank Cox called on Mrs. Joe
Dobson last Wednesday afternoon.
Mr. and Mrs. John McXelly and
daughter Florence visited at Leon
Mr. and Mrs. Bert Dobson were
business visitors at Davis City Satur
day afternoon and staid for church
in the evening.
Mrs. Burkhardt, of Des Moines,
came the latter part of the week to
visit at the home of her parents, Mr.
and Mrs. C. T. Smith.
Mrs. Ed Gaunt went to Crown Sat
urday to visit at the home of Mrs.
McDonough with Mrs. Ralph Baker.
Miss Gamble of Osceola came the
latter part of the week to visit at
the home of her friend, Miss Laura
Floyd Morris went to Derby last
Friday to visit with her parents and
stjrted to drive his father's Ford
back. The steering apparatus broke
and he landed in the ditch with it,
but neither he nor the boys were
Mr. Ronk who has been visiting at
the home of his sister, Mrs. Geo. Mor
ris, went to his home in Kansas last
John Hammil made a business
trip to Kellerton the latter part of
Geo. Sapp one of the prominent
farmers of the Allerton neighborhood
was a visitor here Monday.
Misses Mildred Strohl and Edith
Young went to Blythedale, Mo., Sat
urday to visit at the home of Mr. and
Levi Pond of Corydon came last
week to visit at the home of his sis
ter, Mrs. Lute Scott.
Mr. and Mrs. Tom Churchill re
turned last week from a trip to Chil
licothe, Mo., where they visited at
the home of the former's brother.
Lafe Kendall of Wayne county
came last week to visit with relatives
in High Point township.
L. M. Mann of Des Moines is here
superintending the putting in of sev
eral cars of tile on his 400 acre farm
east'of High Point.
Mrs. David Hubbard spent Satur
day night with Mrs. Jane Llllie.
John Davis and wife of,Davis City
Bpent Friday at Nell Still's.
was a Davis City
John Minor and wife and daughter
Helaavisited at jNtibert .Gowles'
"We have same line of shirtwaists wo have handled
for several years—Foster Waists and
find these nice litters and strictly up to the minute in
style. This make of waists represent the best made at
the following prices, 75c, 95c, $1.19, $1.25, $1.45, $1.75,
$1.95 and up to $3.35.
LADIES' READY TO WEAR.
Folks, we have some values in coats, suits, dresses
and skirts you can't well afford to pass.
Special on ladies' skirts worth up to .$5.30, in two
lots. Prices $1.95 and $2.95.
Our showing in dresses is especially good at present
—will pay you to know.
Mrs. Walter Clay and children of
Leon are visiting this week with her
mother Mrs. Jane Lillie.
Ralph Frost and wife of Leon
spent Sunday at the David Hubbard
Mrs. Ike Evans is visiting this
week in Leon with her daughter, Mrs.
Willie .Rumley and wife of near
Leon visited Sunday at Jane Lillie's.
Robert Martin spent Saturday
night and Sunday with Lester Lillie.
Mrs. Earl Hall and daughter
Leona of May, Oklahoma, visited a
few days last week at the David
Will Mahoney was a Leon caller
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Tom Webster called on David
Hubbard Saturday afternoon.
Mrs. David Lubbard and Mrs. Earl
Hall and daughter Leona visited one
day last week at John Minor's.
Nell Still and wife visited Monday
at Jim Osborn's.
Mrs. Jane Lillie visited one day
last week at David Hubbard's.
Order cut flowers and fiora'l de
signs from O. E. Hull, local ageat of
Lozier, of Des Moines, at The Re
porter office. Orders sent by ph»ne
or mail, but order as early as possi
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surance, Decatur State Savings Bank.