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"Meet me at Cherrlngton's."
Iflf^ou have anything the matter
wiffi your eye, ear, nose or throat-
f| attend to it" ^uwwLxLitwse
Attend quickly to the least ailment of your
XX eye, ear, nose or throat. A neglected eye ij
4f causes headache and nervousness a neglected t*
ear may result in permanent deafness a ne- ff
$:! glected nose will result in catarrh a neglected
throat may cause chronic bronchitis or worse
When you treat such tender organisms, come &%
$ to us for your remedies and know that they
?$ will be absolutely pure and of proper strength.
All Goods of the Latest Pattern.
SUITS CLEANED AND PRESSED.
Suits pressed while you wait 50c
Special Attention Paid to Alterations and Repairing.
A N E E he a or
Your Picnic Lunch
BELL & PAINTER
Langreder, The Tailor
Suits made from $12.00 up to $40.00
Overcoats made from $15.00 up
Pants made from $4.00 up to $10.00
"The Hawkeye" Re
41 piece Maple Lunch Set 25c.
Cookies, Bread, Pickles, Olives, Jams,
Cheese, Prepared Meats, etc., for quick, easy
lunch. Fresh Vegetables, Fruits, etc.
Cash Paid for Butter and Eggs.
J. A. CASTER
"The Store of Satisfied Customers'
Get your wall paper at the Rexall
store. 3 7-tf
Swift's tankage for sale by the Bid
dison Coal and Grain Go.
The Leon Savings tsank is prepar
ed to make some good farm loans at
All members of the Masonic lodge
are requested to be in attendance on
next Tuesday evening, May 30 th, as
there will be work in the third de
gree. W. A. Poush, W. ivi.
No need to pay expensive hospital
bills and railroad fare, when Dr. We
ber, the eye and ear specialist comes
here and can treat you at home. Call
Monday, May 29, from 8 a. m. to 2 p.
m., at Hotel Leon. Examination free.
I have now ready a modern fitting
room with new equipment installed
and will be glad to test your eyes
free of charge. I believe I can give
as good satisfaction as can be found
anywhere. Butler, the jeweler and
Last Saturday morning about 8
o'clock lightning struck the residence
of Mr. W. A. Hopkins and came, near
causing very serious results. It struck
first, the chimney, jumping to a
brace rod and then to the" cone of the
house, tearing a hole in the roof. The
most serious result was that all of
the chimney stops were blown out
covering the entire house and base
ment with soot. It was very fortu
nate that the house did not burn ajid
none of the Hopkins family were in
jured'-— Lamoni Chronicle.^-*
Millett seed at wholesale prices. J.
E. B. Faust, Insurance, Decatur
State Saving's Bank, Decatur.
For Sale—Brand new sewing ma
chine. Will trade for cow and pay
balance in cash. G. W. Connor.
Diamond rings, the ideal com
mencement gifts, for sale at $10.00
and up by Bashaw & Shuiar.
On Monday evening, May 29th,
there will be a special meeting of the
Rebekah lodge for practice and on
lvionday evening, June oth, there will
be initiation. All members are re
quested to be present.
Senator John T. Clarkson, of Al
bia, made an address from the band
stand in favor of woman's suffrage,
Saturday evening, the band concert
being delayed a half hour for his
ralk, and the shower drove the people
home before the concert was finish
John Dale, of Center township,
who was nominated for township as
sessor at the democratic township
caucus, declined to accept the nomi
nation, as he says life is too strenu
ous for a man of his age to accept a
1-ublic office of any kind, much less
that of assessor.
James Miller, of Davis City, was
in Leon Monday. He had just closed
a deal whereby he sold a farm of 120
acres near Van vVert to Porter
Reeves, of Cainesville, Mo., and
while there he also bought the Tom
my Goin eighty acre farm in the
Tennessee neighborhood. ,,
"Meet me at Cherrlngton's."
10. ](. Faust, Insurance, Decatur
State Savings Hunk, Decatur.
Wool—I want to buy your wool.
See me before you sell. \V. H.
Shields. 3 8-tf
Pease & Pease write all kinds of
insurance, and protect their policy
Lost—Auto license plate No. 72
820. Finder please return to The
Lost—Lady's lila'k silk belt, short
sash at left side. Please leave at
Lost—A self opening umbrella.
The finder is requested to return to
The Reporter office.
For Sale—o-room house with good
outbuildings 4 blocks from square.
•Miss Nora Dobson. 41-lt
We can use some choice first mort
gage farm loans. Farmers & Trad
ers State Bank, Leon.
Found—Small gold pin with let
ters, "F. P. E. L." which the owner
can obtain at The Reporter office.
E. T. Bulmahn, of Davenport, one
of the owners of the Leon Electric
Co., was in Leon the i'ore part of the
week on business.
Several autoes filled with suffra
gists autoed to Oorydon .Monday ev
ening and attended a suffragist meet
ing at that place.
Don't wait too long to buy your
commencement gifts. Butler, the
jeweler and optician, has new goods
coming in every few days.
I will pay IJKf per 100 pounds
lor rags on Friday, .May 2Gth, deliv
ered at Hamilton's implement store.
One day only. C. O. Putnam. to-2t
Misses Fay Thompson and Greteh
en Teale, who are students in the
Leon High School, went to their
homes at Davis City Friday to visit
Mrs. Rebecca Wheeler returned
Thursday from Ottumwa, where she
had been for several weeks during
the illness of her daughter, Mrs.
Miss Olive Bright, who has been
teaching the past year near Osceola,
closed her school last Friday and re
turned to her home in this city on
the evening train.
Mrs. B. O. Meadows, who had been
visiting at the home of her parents,
Mr. and Mrs. S. H. Elliott, south of
Leon, returned to her home at Chari
ton last Thursday.
Mrs. Fred T. Smith and daughters,
Hazel and Geraldine, returned to
their home at Pleasanton Saturday
evening after visiting a few days with
relatives in this city.
Mrs. Frank Farquhar returned
Saturday from Pleasanton, where
she had been visiting a few days with
relatives, her grandfather, Robert
Bicknell, being quite sick.
Mrs. G. W. Stanton, daughter Miss
Theo and son Gordon, of Des Moines,
visited over night in this city at the
home of Steve Crouse, being on their
way to Kansas for a visit.
Miss Grace Lake, who is employed
as a trained nurse at Ottumwa, came
Tuesday to care for Airs. C. E. Lane,
of Lovilia, who is under the care of
Dr. B. L. Eiker in this city.
Notice—All Alumni of the Leon
High School who have not received
invitations to the Alumni banquet
are requested to notify Miss Amy
Benefiel so that a complete roster
can be compiled.
A number of the friends of Mrs.
Mark Sanger, of Van Wert, remem
bered her on her birthday anniver
sary on May 14th, and Mrs. Sanger is
very grateful for their friendly in
terest manifested on this happy oc
Dr. B. L. Eiker returned from
Rochester, Minn., Sunday, where he
had,been for several days attending
surgical clinics at the famous Drs.
Mayo hospital, the greatest institu
tion of the kind in the world.
Mrs. Geo. T. Ogilvie was a pas
senger for Des Moines Tuesday morn
ing where she met her daughter,
Miss Maud, who had been visiting at
Iowa City, and they spent a couple
of days with relatives in that city.
Mrs. R. P. Throckmorton and chil
dren and Prof. E. H. Smith and sis
ter, Miss Edna, of Pomeroy, iowa,
drove down Saturday and visited
over Sunday in Leon. Prof. Smith is
superintendent of the Derby public
Mrs. W. E. Shakespeare and three
children, Venice, Edith and Loraine,
who had been visiting with relatives
at Pleasanton, passed through this
city Thursday on their way to Inde
pendence, Mo., where they will make
their future home.
E. J. Sankey buys and sells land
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, north
west corner Main and Commercial
streets, Leon, Iowa.
Warren Sankey came in Thursday
evening from Indianapolis, Indiana,
to visit a few days with his father
and friends in this city. He will go
from here to Denver, Colorado, to
meet his wife, who has been visiting
for several months with a sister at
Phoenix, Arizona, and they expect to
spend the summer at Colorado
Harry Crago, of Garden Grove, has
purchased the G. W. Roberts cafe in
this city, and took possession Monday
morning. In the deal Mr. Roberts
takes the orago restaurant at Garden
Grove, and will continue to operate
it. Mr. and Mrs. Crago are experi
enced in tne cafe business, having
owned a cafe at Garden Grove for a
number of years, and will continue
the business in Leon along the same
K. It. Faust, Insurance, Decatur
State Savings liank, Decatur.
For Sale—A yearling lied Muley
bull cult'., a good one. M. Griflin.
Sewing of all kinds at the J. A.
Record home. -Mrs. C. D. Moore, o7-tf
For Rent—Four room house about
four blocRs from square See Harry
For Sale or Rent—James G. Har
ris residence in east Leoii.
Mrs. Claude Moore.
If you want good insurance and
fair treatment in case of loss, have
Pease & Pease write your insurance.
For ftent—Eight room house with
in blocks of square, electric lights,
good barn, well and cistern. C. E.
The Conklin, the Parker, and the
Waterman, the best ?nd most popu
lar fountain pens, for sale by Bashaw
Pasture—-1 have pas are to rent
for sixty head of stock by the head.
Phone jjolpli Konklin, on Woodland
For Sale—A lot and a half, desir
able building site, two blocks east of
High School. Inquire at The Re
porter office. 9-tf
Postmaster Dan Anderson, of La
moni, passed through this city last
Thursday, returning from Cedar Rap
ids, where he attended the republi
can state convention.
.1. .1. Moffett returned to his home
at Lamoni Friday evening, having
been here for several days doing a
lot of plastering and cement work
for W. A. Alexander.
Wm. Mapes, who is selling Raw
leigh medicines in Wayne county,
visited over Sunday with his family
this city, going to ilumestou Mon
day to resume his work.
Mrs. E. S. Grimes, of Davis City,
who had been visiting at the home
of her son, M. F. Grimes, in this city,
went to Weldon Saturday to visit a
few davs with relatives. I
Mrs. .Mary Rumley returned last
Wednesday evening from a few days
visit with her son, Glenn, who is
working with Ed Macy on a railroad
contract at Lincoln, Xeb.
Mrs. C. A. Smith and son Carlton,,
of Corydon, who were visiting in this
vicinity, went to Blockley Monday to
visit a* few days at the home of her
daughter, Mrs. Everett Dale.
John Akes, the piano salesman,
who has been working at Sioux Falls,
S. D., for several weeks, visited oyer I
Sunday with his family in this city,
leaving Monday for Ackley, Iowa.
Miss Xaoma Stevens, who teaches:
in the Decatur City schools, was in
Leon Saturday, enroute from Garden
Grove, where she attended the com
mencement exercises on Friday ev
Miss Pauline Stanley, of Topeka.
Kansas, who had been visiting at the
home of T. A. Sutherlin, near Davis
City, took the train here Monday for
Chicago where she goes for a visit
Mrs. Will Lee and Mrs. Clarence
Frazier, of Davis City, were in Leon
Saturday, enroute home from Caines
ville, Mo., where they had been visit-
at the home of their sister, Mrs
L. G. Reick.
Miss Helga Heiss, who had been
trimming the past season in a milli
nery store at Garden Grove, passed
through this city Thursday on her
way to her home at Harlan to spend
At Last! Butler, the jeweler and
optician, is moved into his new quar
ters, 3 doors soutn of Kopp's drug
store. Don't fail to stop in and see
his new line of commencement goods
and modern optical department.
For Sale—Residence property on
south Main street, 0 room house in
good repair, electric lights, city wat
er, good basement. Priced worth the
money. Address J. B. McEndree, 213
Market street, Marshalltown, la. 40-3
Mrs. J. W. Looney and neice. Miss
ElleA Aiken, of Oakley, Iowa, who
had been visiting at the home of
Mrs. Looney's sister, Mrs. Geo. W.
Watsabaugh, in this city, went to
Beaconsfield Friday to visit with rel
atives in that vicinity.
Mrs. Chas. A. Biddson went to
Cainesville, Mo., Monday to visit a
few days with relatives. She was
accompanied by her mother and sis
ter, Mrs. T. D. Cain and Mrs. C. A.
Brown, of Alida, New Mexico, who
had been here for a short visit at the
Mr. and Mrs. J. X. Frisby, of Flag
ler, Colorado, passed through this
city last Friday on their way to their
former home at Saline, Mo., for a
visit with relatives. Mr. Frisby is
badly crippled up with rheumatism,
being unable to walk, and has to
travel in an invalid's chair.
Mrs. Frank Givens and daughter.
Miss Edith, who were called here by
the serious illness of her mother,
Mrs. Hiram Hatfield, returned to
their home at York, Xeb., Saturday.
Mrs. Hatfield is somewhat better, but
her extreme age makes her complete
recovery very doubtful.
Fred Behnken, of Sattler, Texas,
stopped off in this city last Friday
and visited a few days at the home
of Mrs. Ernestine Otten in this city,
being enroute to Xew York City for
a visit. Mr. Behnken was an old
schoolmate and life long friend of
Mr. Otten. He*visited at the Otten
home in this city about thirty years
Miss Georgia Gardner, who is em
ployed as music instructor in the
public schools at Tucumcari, New
Mexico, came Tuesday to spend the
summer at the home of her mother,
Mrs. Mattie Gardner. She was ac
companied to this city by her friend,
Miss Rebecca Everest, of Tucumcari,
who will make an extended visit at
the Gardner home in this city.
Swift's tankage for sale by the Bid
dison Coal and Grain Co.
Biggest line of wall paper in town
at the Rexall store. 3 7-tf
Rags Wanted—The Reporter of
fice wants to buv a Quantity of clean
cotton rags. Must not be less than
12 inches sauar?. and larger prefer
red. Will pav 2 cents per poiiDd.
We cannot use heavy woolen rairn.
Bring in your rage and get t.tie
New and rebuilt, on monthly pay
ment plan. Dealers and riders want
ed. Eagle Motor Co., Cedar Falls,
The Best of Everything.
It is our aim to have the best of
everything for our fountain. Things
that you know as well as we are the
standard in their lines.
Here are some of the products
that have a world-wide reputation for
their excellence, that are served at
Smith's True Fruits and Syrups.
Welch's Grape Juice.
Genuine Cocoa Cola.
Hire's Root Beer.
And our fountain products are
served in the Vortex Sanitary System
of Paper Cups and Dishes, a new cup
for each customer.
cheap shoes in the belief
that it is eci lomy?
One pair of Florsheims at
$5 or $6 will prove posi
tively that good shoes cost
less in the end and you
have the additional, satis
faction of correct style
and perfect fit.
Consider the quality of The
Florsheim Shoe—not the price—
Sold exclusively at the store
For The Man Who Cares.
J. A. McINTOSH
"The Square Dealer"
LEON CLOTHING CO.
Collections and adjustments of ev
ery description handled by bonded
attorneys on strict commission basis.
We start in where collection agencies
leave off and can 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
Order cut flowers and for.il de
signs from O. E. Hull, local agent ol
Lozier, of Des Moines, at The Re
porter office. Orders sent by p"n»oe
or mail, but order as ear'y as possi
Everybody is trying to think of
something original and rarely ever