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Miss Wilma Jones of Van Wert
has been visiting her sister, Mrs.
Harley Munyon. ,,
John Wycoff of Sargent, Neb., wlio
has been visiting with friends here
went to Appanoose county the past
^eek to visit with his sisters, Mrs.
W. W. Wad worth and Mrs. William
Locker of near Centerville, and a
neice, Mrs. Benjamin Williams.
Mrs. Ezra Wycoff of Grand River
has been very sick the past week but
is some better.
Mr. and Mrs. Orval Wills of Grand
River returned home from Des
Moines the past week where Mrs.
"Wills went to be operated upon for
an ailment of long standing. She is
getting along nicely.
W. F. Wadsworth went last Mon
day to Appanoose county to visit his
uncle W. W. Wadsworth.
Mr. and Mrs. Walter Overholtzer
are rejoicing over a line daughter
that was born to them last Tuesday
Charley McKee of Van Wert came
iast Wednesday to visit his daughter,
Mrs. Vester Briner.
Dr. Ross Carr of Grand River
maae a business trip to Des Moines
last Wednesday, returning home on
Dr. B. L. Eiker of Leon was called
last Wednesday to see Vester Brin
er who has been very sick the past
week. He is feeling some better at
Mrs. Catherine Dixon died at her
home last Saturday evening. She had
been sick for about two weeks. She
lived about two miles east of Grand
River. She leaves two sons and a
host of friends to mourn her depar
William Main of Decatur and
Lvdia Hendriekson of Grand River
were married the past week.
W. F. Wadsworth and daughter
Velma have been sick the past week
but are some better at this writing.
Mrs. Isaac Foland who has been
sick is considerable better.
Mr.'and Mrs. Lester Tillotson and
daughter Ruby spent the past week
with their grandmother, Mrs. Lavisa
Mrs. George Grimm spent Tuesday
with her parents. Mr. and Mrs. An
Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Chipp and
son Norman spent one day last week
at Francis Spray's.
Mrs. William Collins is quite sick
at this writing. ..
MlT&inl MIB. ^rfbarfe-Sw«»Tfrsrthe
proud parents of a fine boy born to
them one day last week.
iur. and Mrs. Albert Fullerton and
daughter Cleo spent Wednesday with
his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Thomas
Ella Spray spent Wednesday after
noon with Alma Conwell.
Mrs. George Grimm and Mrs. Em
met Foland spent Thursday at
Vtilliam Shipp and Eldon Coon
spent Friday at Guy William's.
Mr. and Mrs. Harry Palmer spent
Saturday night and Sunday at Geo.
Tommie Fullerton sawed wood for
his uncle, Thomas Fullerton Monday.
Mrs. Luke Conwell spent Thursday
afternoon at Francis Spray's.
Mrs. Guy Williams spent Monday
jp,l§ with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Thom
g&'i} as Fullerton.
fe Atha and Rose Davis spent the
f, past week with their grandmother.
Iffe Mrs. Earl Day spent one day last
week at Charley Davis'.
Sc'/f- Union No. 1.
jf1 Mrs. C. A. Brown of Leon came
fe Monday for a few days visit with her
sons Roy and Hod.
if-" Several from these parts attended
"J the sale at Earl Wise's Wednesday.
Mrs. E. M. Jones called on Mrs.
Roy Brown Thursday afternoon.
Oil McGauuey, wife and daughter
Reta were Lamoni callers Friday.
Cliff Brown of Leon called on Roy
,, Bro*n Friday.
Mrs. Brown and daughters Minnie
and Hazel and granddaughter Enid
Brown accompanied them home.
Miss Mary Joae3 called on Mrs.
Oil McGahuey Thursday afternoon.
ift VV. H. Colter was in these parts
Oil McGahuey and Orville Vent
ling called on Jim Piercy Saturday
Several from here are attending
the meetings being held at Elk Chap
el by Rev. F. H. Perkins of Decatur.
'A Wendell Stanley and family
spent Friday with I. N. Payton and
family near Tingley.
Arthur DeVries and Dell Ford
were in this locality Friday.
Frank Noftsger had business in
these parts Wednesday.
Mrs. Ella DeVries and daughters
were in this vicinity Saturday after
Mrs. Asa Godfrey called at the
Rov Brown home Wednesday after
Decatur It. F. D. No. 2.
Fred Deemer and family spent
Thursday at the home of his parents,
Mr. and Mrs. J. M. Deemer.
Mrs. Warren Sams spent several
& days at the home of her parents, Mr.
and Mrs. John Main.
Will Euritt and son Lawrence
were Decatur callers Friday.
S. W. Sams was a Leon caller Fri-
.-K- Emil Euritt called at Dell Euritt's
ib* -uilss Susie Euritt spent the last of
the week with her friend, Miss
v: Georgia Beasley.
Mr. and Mrs. Ora Black were De
catur callers Saturday.
:r Mrs. Ettie Sams and Mrs. Isaac
Tolley were Decatur callers Satur-
Hettie Euritt came home
i&vfrom Grand River Saturday after
fc "-visiting several days with friends.
S&v Warren Sams attended meeting at
Davis City Saturday night.
Leo Dobson attended meeting at
Davis City Saturday night.
Fred Deemer an familv
day at the J. M. Deemer home.
W. P. Childress and family spent
E Sunday at R. Reed's
Mrs. Tom Maynard called oa Mrs.
W. Sams Monday.
"You'll Like Davis City."
Mr and Mrs. J. W. Wailes were
called to Centerville Friday to at
tend the funeral of his mother.
A very cold wave struck this part
of the county Sunday afternoon with
a high wind.
Mrs C. C. Bort of Omaha return
er lioiiie last Sunday after a two
weeks visit with her mother, Mrs.
R. J. Harmon.
The body of T. Walters, of Sweeny,
S was brought here for burial
Mondav. The funeral was held in
the afternoon at the Saints chapel.
A large concourse of friends and
mourners were present. Mr. Walters
was such a church worker for so
many years before he left to make
his home in Dakota, the roads were
never too muddy or the weather too
stormy but what he and his family
were present at Sunday school and
church services. He was ever ready
to help in every good cause. How
much a man like him is needed here
on eartu to help in the christian
work. But he has gone to his re
ward and the world here is better
for his having lived in it these short
years. His influence will live on.
Mrs. Walters and
Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Cumnnngs
and Reuben Cummings left the past
weeK for Florida where they expect
to spend the winter.
James Boldman returned
after a several months visit
relatives in Ohio and Illinois.
Quite a number from Davis City
attended a party Thursday night at
A. Sutherlin's given by Mrs. Nellie
(iithens. A most enjoyaDle time was
spent by all.
Jesse Wion was calling at Charles
Payton's Saturday afternoon.
Mr, and Mrs. Ai Payton and daugh
ters Cleo and Dorothy and Orpha
McGahuey were Kellerton cailers
Robert Euritt spent Saturday
night and Sunday at the M. E. Man
Mrs. Edward McGahuey spent
Wednesday with Mrs. Dave Drum
Mart Smith of Tuskeego was visit
ing his sister, Mrs. E. McGahuey one
day last week.
Clarence Newton had business in
Kellerton Saturday afternoon.
Mrs. M. E. Mannasmith spent Sat
urday night and Sunday with her
daughter, Mrs. John Btirke.
Edward McGahuey and daughter
Orpha spent Tuesday night and Wed
nesday with Mr. and Mrs. F. E. Wise
Several from these parts attended
the sale at Earl Wise's Wednesday.
George Stout and sons Ralph, Roy
and Russell were Kellerton callers
Albert Morris met with a very
serious accident last Tuesday when
he got three fingers sawed olf his
left hand when helping saw wood for
Frank Chandler. He has been suffer
ing quite a bit but is reported as
getting alona aa nicely as possible.
We are having fine weather for
Quite a number from this vicinity
attended "The Birth of a Nauon" at
Leon last week.
Grovar Hamilton and family and
Vern Binning took dinner with Neal
Hamilton and wife in Decatur City
Mrs. Beers is some improved at
this writing. „,
Lawrence Burfield and Earl Ed
wards spent Sunday at Loren Reed's.
George Redman and family visited
Sunday afternoon at Arthur Richey's.
Ben Redman shipped three cars of
hogs from Delray Tuesday morning.
Carl UpSeld has been caving a
siege of lung fever the past week but
is some betier.
Frank Binning and family took
dinner at Bert Redman's Sunday.
Arthur Richey has sold his fa'-n to
a man from northern Iowa.
Mrs. Laura Keller and son Frank
spent Tuesday afternoon at Grover
Dr. Phelps was crlled to Horry
Rodman's one day last week.
Arthur Richey had business in Des
Moines a few days this week.
Snelby Eddy was in this vicinity
Tuesday and purchased some cattle
of Ben Redman and Henry Schmidt.
Frank Binning was a Leor caller
Mrs J. W. Wasson and neice call
ed on Mrs. B. H. Sarchett Tuesday.
Mrs. F. M. Gittinger and daughter
Mary returned Friday from visiting
at the home of her parents near Lib
F. M. Gittinger had
There will be several changes in
this vicinity March 1th: A. P. Beth
ards, Floyd Powers, Frank Still and
Clella Muse are planning to move.
Lewis Sears is to move to the
property he recently purchased ot
Mrs. D. F. Long returned recent
It from attending th6 funeral of wr
aunt who passed away while visiting
at Sioux City, Iowa.
Brice McDonough delivered his
mules Saturday which he sold to
Norton Bros, of Leon.
^yvi .«•», '.»r«
companied the body of Mr. Walters
here for burial and Mrs. Walters and
son will remain a few weeks before
returning to their home in bouth Da
Dr Harry Harmon of Des Moines
spent Sunday with his mother, Mrs.
Mary Harmon, it being his mother
birthday he brought her many nice
things to eat and helped her cele
brate the occasion, and then return
ed home next day to Des Moines It
was sure nice to be remembered by
one's sons in that way. May the
good work go on, and may many
more mothers be so kindly remem
Frank Boldman and family
located in Davis City.
Grant Mallory was a business vis
itor in Des Moines last week.
We are glad to report Dr. Robin
son improving in health and is now
able to be up and walk around the
THE LEON REPORTER, THURSDAY, JANUARY 25, 1917.
C. W. Thomas and J. G. Long sold
horses recently to a buyer from Des
John Meyers is occupying the
farm vacated by C. P. Mills which he
recently rented of Mr. Hedges.
J. C. Harris is having his new .Ov
erland repaired which was damaged
by fire recently.
Oscar Beavers delivered cattle to
Brice McDonough the past week.
Henry and Dave Dillon spent last
Thursday at Cyrus Wells.
Mrs Herbert Cozad returned home
from Lineville Wednesday.
Mrs A D. Curry called at Peter
cSSeNsited the sick at
Robert Dunham's Saturday. ...
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OO irF Sufe, Overcoats at Reduced Prices
a fivl V/P-^ A KEY WITH EVERY DOLLAR PURCHASE
woman who has any pride in
/_i her home, wants it to be cozy
Everything ought to fit. There
should be nothing ugly, nothing too
bright or too somber.
Each piece of furniture ought to be
come a quiet part of its surroundings.
Whenever we buy a piece of furni
ture to sell in this store whatever
it is—we consider that.
Our business has grown ^steadily
because we have always believed that
Dillon Wells visited
Saturday night and Sunday at Cyrus
^Mrs! Riley Hatfield spent Saturday
night at Jesse Hatfield s.
Joe Adair, Harry Phelps, Henry
Pettv and Orville Moore and Ril^y
Hatffeld helped John Johnson put ap
1C6 last ^f66K. M_. ctiatIl
Orville Moore and family siein
Saturday night and Sunday in Line
Vaughn called at A. D. Cur
ry's Sunday evening.
We are having some pretty
weather at this writing.
Mrs. Jim Drury and daughter Beu
Iah and children spent Wednesday at
Ode Vanderpool and family took
dinner with Jim Still's Sunday.
A crowd of young folks were skat
in" on the river Sunday.
Rn"a Craig and family spent Sun
day at Clyde Waller's.
Roy Blakesley and family and
Chester Dale and family took dinner
at John Drury's Sunda*"
Miss Zeta Robison of Weldon is
spending this week with home folks.
Same Dale and family were Sunday
visitors at the Clifford Cowles home.
Ode Vanderpool spent Sunday and
Sunday night at Jim Still's.
Steve Marble and family of Cham
berlin, Minn., are visiting this week
with Clarence Marble's.
Leo Snethen came down Friday
for a short visit with his mother.
The lecture Saturday night was
greatly enjoyed by all present
Ora Hagan and wife spent Sunday
with J. B. Tye and wife.
Aaron Cozad has been quite poor
ly for the past week but is better at
Miss Mildred McClaran came home
sick Friday from Leon where she
is attending school and was not able
to return Monday.
Miss Bertha Branaum has accept
ed a position in Overton & Davis.
Mrs. Joe Moore, of Collins, Mo.,
came up last week to attend the fun
eral of her brother, E. Houck and
visited her brother-in-law and fam
ily, Mr. and Mrs. John Moore, while
The members of the C. U. church
met Monday afternoon to transact
business and elect officers for the
year 1917. The following were elect
ed: James Parsons, bishop elder. Ora
nagan, financial elder, James Rich
ardson, secretary, Mrs. F. M. Huston
F. S. STEWART
The Big Furniture Store
Robert Overton and son Albert
visited the former's son Harrison on
last Friday and Saturday.
COZINESS and HOMEY WARMTH
To All Whom It May Concern:
The commissioner appointed to lo
cate a road, commencing at the
southeast corner of the northeast one
fourth of the southwest one-fourth of
section 26, township 70, range 26,
running thence south a distance of
about one-fourth mile to the south
east corner of southwest one-fourth
of section 26, township 70, range 26,
thence west a distance of about one
hundred rods to the southeast cor
ner of the west one-half of south
west one-fourth of southwest one
fourlh of section 26, township 70,
range 26, there connecting with the
main traveled road as at present lo
(T&e above described road to run
through, over and across the real
estate owned by the following par
ties as shown by the transfer books
of the county auditor's office: B. F.
Redman, L. E. Reed, Lester Gould,
George C. Redman and C. B. &' Q.
R. R. Co.)
has reported in favor of establish
ment thereof, and all objections
thereto, or claims for damages, must
be filed in the auditor's office on or
before noon of the 16th day of Feb
ruary, 1917, or such road will be es
tablished, without reference thereto.
furniture in good taste can be had
Our line of Simmons Beds, for in
stance, combine beauty, up-to-date
style and lowness of price that are
unequaled anywhere. We have an
interesting variety on our floors, and
it will be a real pleasure for us to
show them to you.
Throughout the store you will see
furnishings that will contribute to the
coziness and homey warmth of your
home, at prices that really will as
24-4t County Auditor.
For Sale—On the Stone farm 6%
miles northwest of Leon, native lum
ber, wood and posts. Lumber 4 to
10 feet. $1.50 per 100. Lumber 12
to 16 feet, $2.00 per 100. Fencing
posts 8 to 20 cents a piece. Wood,
stove length, $1.25 and $1.50 a load.
Long wood, 3 foot load 75 nts.
Come and see W. W. Fulton.
We have some 5 per cent money
for choice farm loans. Farmers &
Traders State Bank.'
A STITCH IN mm
saves nine, is an expression so old
that it Is almost threadbare. Bat
How about your coat sleeves ud
the button holes don't they need
Why do you allow your clothes to
look shabby? We can repair, clean
and press them in a most suitable
manner. A few stitches at the right
time, In the right way means saving:
Suits from 911.00 up.
Piece Goods Carried In Stock.
G. W. CONNOR'
Over Pennlwell's Meat Market.
If yon want good insurance and
fair treatment in case of loss, hava
Pease & Pease write your insurance^