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Mrs. Belle Turner returned to her
home at Davis City Saturday evening
after a visit at the'home of her Bis
ter, Mrs. C. E. Chastain, of south
east ot" Leon.
Mr and Mrs. Will Hutchinson and
babv went to Garden Grove Saturday
for "an over Sunday visit at tne
—home of his parents,- Mr. and Mrs.
Mrs J. A. Jenkinson and"- daugh
ter, Miss Ethel, of Iron River, Mich.,
came Tuesday for a visit with her
daughter, Mrs. ttenan E. Long, ot
Mrs. Earl Trisler and children, of
Des Moines,' came Friday for a few
days visit at the home of her moth
er, Mrs. Ethel Pickering, and other
relatives in this city.
J. F. Newlin, ot Cherokee, Okla
an old time resident of Decatur
county, came in Monday for a few
days visit with relatives and
friends in this vicinity.
lr. and Mrs. John Woodmansee
and daughter, Mrs. J. T. Harris,
went to Des Moines Tuesday to visit
at the homes of B. W. Garrett and
J. V. Arney a few days.
Dr. F. H. Penniwell, ot Des
Moines, came down Saturday evenin
and visited over Sunday at the home
of his parents, Mr. and Mrs. S.
Penniwell, in this city.
Miss Hazel Evans, who had been
visiting at the home of her grand
parents, Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Frost,
in this city, returned to her home
Blythedale ,Mo., Tuesday.
J. R. Iveown, of Pleasanton, and
his daughter, Mrs. C. L. Bowers,
Kansas City, were in Leon Monday,
returning to Pleasanton from a few
davs visit in Des Moines.
"Mrs. Hugh Teale and son Junior
returned to their home at Kellerton
Saturday evening after a visit at the
home of her Darents, Mr. and Mrs
L. D. Miller, in this city.
Ed Spencer, of this city, and his
sister, Mrs. S. A. Edwards, of Pleas
anton, went to Clarinda Monday to
visit their father, E. Spencer who
was reported to be dangerously ill
Mrs. R. A. French and daughter.
Miss Helen, of Garden Grove, were
in Leon Friday on their way to Camp
Dodge to visit a few days with the
Decatur county soldier boys there
Mrs. George Martin, of near
Pleasanton, who has been quite sick
for several weeks, came Saturday
for a visit at the home of her daugh
ter, Mrs. William Owens, in this
J. P. Mullin, who had been visit
ing for some months at the home of
his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Joe Mul
lin, of east of Leon, departed Mon
day for his home at Worthington
Miss Fay Rhodes, of Des Moines,
came Friday evening to conduct the
choir practice of the Presbyterian
church, and the rehearsals for "The
Holy City," soon to be presented in
Mrs. W. J. Warrick, who had been
here nursing Alvin Mark ley, who
has been sick with pneumonia, re
turned Tuesday to her home at Cen
terville, Alvin being well on the way
Mrs. F. V. Landphair, of Pleasan
ton, was in Leon Friday, enroute
home from Kellerton, where she was
called to attend the funeral of
.henry Potts, the husband of her
Mrs. Margaret Sears and mother,
Mrs. JU Pease were called to Al
bia Sunday bv the illness of Mrs.
Pease's sister, Mrs. R. A. Hughes.
Mrs. Sears returned home Monday,
her mother remaining at Albia.
John Ray was called to Andover,
Mo., Tuesday to attend the funeral
of his brother, George Ray, which
was held on Wednesday mornin
and his remains were interred in the
Meek cemetery on Eden Prairie.
E. C. Fulkerson, of east ot Leon,
went to Saline, Mo., Saturday to vis
it his children who are sick. He is
having more than his share of
trouble just now, as Mrs. Fulkerson
is sick iu a hospital at Des Moines.
Miss Ruby Metier, who spent the
winter at the home of her brother,
A. Metier, near Weldon departed
Tuesdav for her home at Pomona.
California. Mr. Metier and son and
daughter accompanied her as far as
Mrs. F. E. French, ot St. Jo* Mo.,
'who had been visiting at the home
of her sister, Mrs. J. C. Atz, at Os
ceola, came to Leon Thursday tor a
visit with her parents, Dr. and Mrs.
W. F. Waight, and other relatives
in this city.
Mrs. Jas. F. Harvey went to
5^ Chicago Thursday night where she
tV'-mel her sister, Mrs. Florence Thay
•. W t# er, of Los Angeles,'California, and
accompanied her to Philadelphia,
Penn.. where Mrs. Thayer will be
Mrs S. J. Scott returned Thurs
W day from Des Moines, having accom
panied her husband to that city,
Steve leaving Des Moines Wednes
^•••"*$$»day for the Great Lake* Naval Irain
f^s'ing station, with a party of 200 vol
unteers- for the navy.
Mrs E. Burkhart and grand
daughter, Rose Cairnes, of Granu
P& River, came Saturday evening to vis
it over Sunday with her daughter,
i'Mrs. Lenna Cairnes, who is steno
grapher for A. L. Ackerley county
chairman of the Third Liberty Loan.
Mr. and Mrs. E. G. Monroe de
parted Thursday for Camp Deming,
New Mexico, to visit a few days with
Vitheir son, Ronald, who is a member
dot the 126th Field Artillery, which
ia stationed at Camp Cody, but they
expect -to go across before many
the ambulance corps.
7 Carl McCullough. of near Garden
iGrove, took the train here Monday
for Kansas City, having enlisted
some time ago in the navy and final
v- ly received orders to report at Kan-
sas City Tuesday, from which place
lie goes to the Great Lakes Naval
Mrs. Art Lawhorn returned to
Kellerton Saturday evening after a
few days visit with friends in this
city. Her husband who has has been
at Camp Dodge since last fall, was
recently transferred to Camp Gor
don, Georgia, and was assigned to
A1 Tharp, who had been visiting
with his brother, Joseph Tharp, at
Davis City, came to Leon Thursday
and visited over night in this city,
\leaving. Friday morning for his home
at Grand Island, Neb. His wife,
who accompanied him to Leon, went
to St. Joe, Mo., for a visit-with rela
tives before returning home.
Dr. L. F. Jaggard, of Decatur,
were in Leon Friday,
the residence in east Leon recentlj
vacated by Harry Smith, and
move to "Leon this week, Dr.
tcard engaging in the practice of
medicine here. They were accom
panied t~ Leon by her mother, Mrs.
E. E. Marsh.
John Newton, of Davis Citv. pass
red through this city Friday on his
way to Arlington, Iowa, to look af
r• ter sonle business affairs for his son,
Dixon Newton, who enlisted in the
navy, and is stationed at Pensacola,
Florida, working on aeroplanes but
will go across the big water within
..-"-'a few davs.
1 Biggest line of wall paper in town
at the Rexall store. 3.-tr
Christian Cliurcli. 'i--
Services will be held in the First
Christian church in Leon next Sun
day the 21st, as follows:
Bible school, 10 a. m., sharp.
Subject, "Jesus Transfigured, Mark
9:2-29. Sermon, 11 a. oi. Subject,
"The Power of Faith."
Choir practice, Thursday evening
8 o'clock. Prayer meeting Wednes
day evening at 8. All the officers of
the Christian Endeavor society are
kindly urged to meet at the church
Thursday evening for a short con
ference just before choir practice.
The Ladies' Aid will meet on 1
day the 23rd, with Mrs. Wm. Darr.
Evening services at usual tune.
Christian Endeavor 7 p. m. ser
mon by Grover C. Flannery, Pastor,
8 m. Subject. Isaiah 45:2f.
We are very much encouraged and
are forced to look forward with un
hampered expectations for a splendid
accomplishment on -the part of our
church in the beautiful service ot
our Lord. A big welcome awaits all
who will come.
Sabbath school next Sunday morn
ing at 10 a. m. Morning preaching
service at 11 a. m. Sermon subject:
"The Vision Splendid." Evening
service at 8:00 p. in. Sermon sub
ject: "Character and the Calf
The morning service subjects for
the next four weeks are as follows:
"The Vision Splendid "The Chal
lenge of the White Fields "Not
Accepting Deliverance," and "For
A cordial invitation is extended
to all who are not attending services
elsewhere to find a warm welcome
with us. Always good music.
We are delighted to have had
with us on last Sabbath Mrs. French,
of St. Joseph, Mo., a former worker
in our church, who rendered for us
a beautiful solo.
T. F. Campbell, Minister.
The Gospel Team from Mt. Ayr,
will have charge of the evening serv
ice next Sunday evening, and we are
praying for ancl expecting a splendid
meeting. Let every member and
friend of the church be present at
that service and not only our appre
ciation of the coming of our brethren
of Mt. Ayr, but help make it a great
service for them and ourselves.
The other services of the day and
week will be held as usual. Your
presence is needed in all these serv
ices to make theiu all what they
should be. Remember that the mot
to of our Sunday school is: "Every
member present every Sunday, on
time with his own Bible, a studied
lesson, a liberal offering, and a
mind to learn."
Sunday services: Sunday school
at 10 o'clock a. in. C. E. at 8
o'clock preaching at 8:30 by the
pastor, subject "Th^ Seven Mutinies
Prayer meetipg on Thursday even
ing at 8:150 at the liome of tne pas
Services will be lield on Sunday
morning at eleven o'clock, in the as
sembly room of the public library.
Subject: "Doctrine of Atonement."
A cordial invitation is extended to
the public to attend these meetings.
Sunday school at 10:30, follow
ed bv preaching at 11 :30 by the pas
tor, G. T. Ronk. Let every one in
the community come and support the
Gospel Team J|wtiii)
The Gospel team will hold their
meeting Sunday p. in. at the Chris
tian church. P. F. Kopp will lead
the meeting. The men of the
church are requested to be present
at this meeting.
Mr. and Mrs. George Evans were
Sunday visitors at Clarence Little's.
Jesse Maynard and family spent
Sunday at J. B. McDaniel s.
J. O. Garner and family and Ev
erett Hagen, wife and baby spent
Sunday at A. E. Poole's.
George McDaniel spent Sunday at
Mrs. Levi Virden and children
are spending this week at E. Gam
Misses Blanche Marshall and
Frances Martin spent Sunday after
noon at Wm. Martin's.
Mrs. Mary Grogan spent one day
last week at Nathan Boyce's.
Mrs. Ella Evans and family were
Sunday visitors at E. J. Evans'.
Mrs. D. 11. Hubbard spent a few
days last week with her daughter,
Mrs. Ralph Frost.
Bid Frost and family, Mrs. Em
ma Grogan and wirs. Mary Grogan
spent Sunday at M. Griffin's
Mrs. W. M. Martin and daughter
Lucy called on Mrs. John Bellows,
Miss May Evans visited Saturday
ight and Sunday with home folks.
Miss Florence Evans spent Sunday
night with her cousin Lucy Evans.
Miss Virgeire Griffin spent Satur
day with Mrs. C. C. Campbell.
E. P. Trembly spent a few days
this week at Clyde Waller's.
Roy Evans spent Sunday with
Clyde Waller and family were-Sun
day visitors at the Still home.
Relatives received word that
George Ray, of near Andover, Mo.,
had passed away at an early hour
A union Sunday school was organ
ized at the Brush College school
house Sunday afternoon and will be
held each Sunday at 2:Su. All are
invited to attend.
Ralph Judd and wfe were Sunday
visitors at the Garfield Larson home.
Frank Hollister's were visitors at
Jasper Spargur's last Sunday.
Ernest Landphair visited at King
Landphair's one day last week
Mrs. George Martin is at Leon
securing medical aid. She has been
sick for some time.
George Vogan visited at Calvin
Starr's a few days recently. Mr.
Vogan has spent a large part of the
past winter nursing the sick in and
near Garden Grove.
Lou Landphair is working in
South Dakota, for the wage of $65
Mrs. Cora Starr and daughter
called at the Lloyd MacNiel home in
Pleasanton one day last week.
Jasper Spargur, who has been sick
is now feeling quite well again.
Tommy YVilliams has been busy
of late plowing on the Ed Still farm.
Mrs. Emaline Davis visited Mrs.
James Drurv one day last week.
Mrs. Drury is in a critical condition
and her recovery is slow.
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Wonder who is paying the taxes
on No Man's Land? ..
LKO« KXFORTKKr THTTBSDAY, APRIL 18,1918.
Frank Stoneburner,' who has em
ployment over near Spring Valley,
spent Sunday at home.
J. G. Flora has bought the lots on
Clark street owned by F. M. Free
man, consideration $1,200 and says
he will begin to buhd as soon as the
lady has time to show the plans for
a new home.
Sam Leachman and wife, of Line
ville, visited his sister, Mrs. Frank
Freeman, last Sunday.
Judd Flora, one of our retired
farmers, has got tired of city life al
ready and rented a farm and moved
the past week up near Leon.
Judd Maxwell has bought the Dr.
Horner farm just south of our city.
Consideration $110 per acre.
Frank Stoneburner has bought
the lots dn Mill street known as the
old Lanning property, and will pro
ceed to build a new hpuse, the old
one having burned down some time
ago. Consideration $500.
Mr. and Mrs. J. H, Robinson re
turned the past week from a three
months sojourn in the sunny south.
Ralph Bailey, our Davis City hero,
of the Acteon ship disaster, left to
report for duty at headquarters of.
Uncle Sam last Monday.
After a pleasant visit with rela
tives and old friends in Davis City,
Mrs. Charley Norman returned to
her home at Troy, Kansas, last Sat
Mrs. Ida Adkins spent part of the
past week in the country helping to
care for her daughter Mrs. Cecil
Cummings who has been on the sick
Wm. Henderson, who has been
employed in the Davis City garage,
got sick and went to his home at
Leon last Monday.
Mode Sandage and wife, of Lone
Rock, Mo., were here in attendance
at the funeral of Mrs. Carter Scott.
Charley Henderson, of' Leon,
came down last Sunday and took his
sister, Mrs. Lyda Hullinger, and
daughter to Pleasanton for a visit
with his neice.
G. G. Grimes made a business trip
to Leon last Monday and TueSdav.
Erald Scott has moved in to beep
house for his father.
Mrs. P. E. Shirley was down from
Osceola to attend tne funeral of her
friend, Mrs. Lula Scott, also Miss
Mabel Horner, of Leon, was in at
Mrs. J. V. Rawson, of Arlington,
IoVa, is visiting her daughter, Mrs.
John Newton, af this citv.
Ifelbert Cowles, who, lives east of
this city, returned last week from a
short business trip at Santa Ana,
California. He visited his aisters,
Mrs. billie and Mrs. Kirk.
Mrs. Linda Shultz, of Arlington,
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Cop rlchtl3X3, A. D. Kirschbaum Co.
who has visited the past week at
the John Newton home, left ^Wednes
day to visit a sister at Mt. Ayr be
fore returning to her home.
Mrs. Jessie ililligan returned from
St. Joe Tuesday where she went to
attend the funeral of her sister,
Mrs. Mary Wood, who died at her
daughter's, Mrs. Cora Seilz, at St.
Joe, Mo. ahe was laid to rest in the
beautiful King Hill cemetery. Mrs.
Wood was highly respected by her
many friends and will be greatly
missed in the community where she
has lived nearly all her life. She
was a great church worker and a
kind neighbor in time of sickness.
C. A. Marble, who is traveling
salesman for Liggett & Myers Tobac
co Co., spent over Sunday at home,
and he has been assigned Decatur,
Wayne and Clarke counties for his
Charley Sutherland returned the
past week from a business trip in
John Newton made a business trip
to Arlington, Iowa, the past week.
Can McClaran and family spent
Sunday at H. E. Davis'.
Mrs. Lawrence Poland and Mrs.
A. B. Willis spent Saturday after
noon at Lawrence Willis'.
Arthur Phelps and sister Ada at
tended Teacher's meeting at Leon
Friday and Saturday.
Reno Willis and family were call
ers at the Wayman Nursery, Satur
Ernest McCormick visited at H. E.
Mr. and Mrs. ftiley Hatfield .call
ed at Ed Brigfltt's Friday night.
Miss Maud Stover spent Sunday
with home folks.
Mrs. Orval Moore called at Lee
Mrs, A. B. Willis and Mrs. Riley
Hatfield visited at Will Phelps
Then to more Catarrh In this flection of
the country than all other diseases put
together, and until the last tew years
was supposed to be incurable. For a sreat
many years doctors pronounced it a local
disease and prescribed local remedies, and
by constantly failing to cure with local
treatment, pronounced It incurable. Bclr
ence has proven Catarrh to be a consti
tutional disease, and therefore requires
ronstitutional treatment. Hall's Catarrh
Cure, manufactured by F. J. Che iey &
Co.. Toledo, Ohio, is the only Cc.«titu
tional cure on the market. It is taken in
ternally In doses from 10 drops to a tea
spoonful. It acts directly on the blood
and mucous surfaces of the system* They
a.Ter one hundred dollars for any case it
falls to cure. Send for circulars an# tas
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up to the proper point whether avoidable
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A test takes only a few minutes.
Just a little precaution now may save you later from
the inconvcniencc of a motor that refuses to turn over—
from lights that arc dim when they should be brilliant—
from actual damage to your battery.
When you comc in be sure to remind us that you want
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