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Mr. and Mrs. Homer Shultz, of
'Osceola, were over Sunday visitors
at the home of the latter's parents,
Mr. and Mrs. Alan Ramsey.
Mr. and Mrs. Charles Holt, of Os
ceola, were visiting with friends in
our town Tuesday.
Mr. and Mrs. Vet Bnner and chil
dren, of Grand River, came Satur
day afternoon for an over Sunday
visit with her father, Charles Mc
Kee and her brother Leo.
O. A. Talbot, of Keokuk, was
transacting business here Wednes
Mr. and Mrs. Roy Hawkins left
Monday for a visit in Des Moines
with Mrs. Hawkins.
Ralph Hoadley, of Des Moines,
was in town Saturday visiting with
Mrs. I. M. Frey was transacting
business in Osceola Tuesday.
John Hacker, of Leon, was seen
on our streets here Tuesday.
Olin Machlan returned home Sat
urday afternoon from his trip over
seas. Robert Edge also returned
home Saturday. We are indeed glad
to see our boys returning safely.
Lige Mote, of Creston, was in our
town Thursday visiting with old
Fred Smith, of near Davis City,
visited between trains Saturday
morning with his sister Miss Rosa
J. H. Frey was transacting busi
ness .in Leon Tuesday.
Homer Machlan, of Murray, was
visiting home friends Saturday.
Mrs. Charles West spent Wednes
day at the home of her daughter,
Mrs. Pearl West, who has been on
the sick list.
Mrs. Jerome Traupel and little
grandson Neil Byerley were Osceola
visitors Tuesday having dental work
Mrs. Sarah Smith left Friday for
si few days visit with her son Jim
Smith and family of near DeKalb.
Herman Tiedje, who had been vis
iting at the Leigh Wilson home at
Lamar, Col., returned home Wednes
Billy Brown has sold his town
property to Hi Twombly for 1,3
Mr. Twombly intends moving into
the property this week. Mr. Brown
will make his home for the present
with his son A. Brown of Clarke
Mrs. Will Branscomb was a Satur
day and Sunday visitor at the home
of her daughter Mrs. Neil Briner,
Carl Upfield and Ben Redman
were Creston visitors Thursday.
Miss Neva Kelley, of Lacelle, was
a Sunday visitor at the home of her
grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. L. D.
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No organs of the human body are so
important to health and long life as the
kidneys. When they slow up and com
mence to lag in their duties, look out!
Find out what the trouble is—without
d»lay. Whenever you feel nervous,
weak, dizzy, suffer from sleeplessness,
or have pains in the back—wake tip
once. Your kidneys need help. These
are signs to warn you that your kid
neys are not performing their func
tions properly. They are only half
-doing their work and are allowing Im
purities to accumulate and be convert
ed into uric acid and other poisons,
which are causing you distress and will
destroy ytu unless they are driven
from your system.
Mrs. Roy Bott, of HumeSton, was
here the last of the week visiting
with her daughter who is teaching
in the schools here.
Joe Trapp, who has recently sold
his farm between here and Leon
i.nown as the Lute Scott farm, has
bought the Frank Roberts place in
town and will move about the first
Lew Reick, who was farmeriy
employed in Garden Grove, has ac
cepted *1 position as manager of the
new implement store being put in
by the Biddison Implement Co., of
Leon. His many friends here will
be pleased to learn that he is to re
Miss Kate Hull, of Leon, the
county superintendent of schools,
was here the last of the weekj giv
ing the state normal training exam
Miss Ruark, who has been visit
ing relatives at Promise City, re
turned home last week.
Will Quayle, of Monmouth, 111.,
and George Quayle, of Ottumwa,
were here last Friday visiting rela
tives and attending to business con
inected with settling their father's
Dr. and Mrs. Lyon came down
from Des Moines Thursday of last
week. The doctor was recently dis
charged from the army, he being
stationed at Camp Travis. They ex
pect to locate in Newton, Iowa, to
make their future home.
W. E. clark, of Oakley, was here
the last of the week looking after
Mrs. Hattie Davis, of Osceola, was
here last Saturday and Sunday vis
Mr. and Mrs. W. D. Graham, ot
Burlington, N. D., came last week
for a visit at the Ralph Grenawalt
H. B. Matthews returned Satur
day from a trip to Trenton, Mo.,
where he was visiting at the home
of his son Todd.
Mrs. Clure urry and daughter
Marjorie returned home Friday from
a week's visit with relatives at In
Victor Hull met with an accident
one day last week while in Leon.
The horse he was ridin0, slipped on
the paving and fell on him, break
ing one of his limbs. We are glad
to know he is getting along nicely at
his home in this vicinity.
Mrs. James McBroom was called
to Des Moines Friday by the illness
of a neice.
Mrs. McKinley Morgan was a
passenger for Leon Saturday.
About thirty of the young people
of this vicinity were delightfully en
tertained at the home of Mr. and
Mrs. Bemis Saturday evening.
Dainty refreshments were served
and the evening was spent in games
and music which was much enjoyed
Mrs Marcia Curry was visiting the
last of the week with relatives in
Mrs. C. S. Evans and family and
Carroll Curry were Sunday guests
at the Ed Morgan home.
Mrs. C. S. Evans was visiting the
last of the week at the home of her
daughter Mrs. Victor .'.-lall.
Will Barbour and Em Metier
were business visitors in Leon Mon
Harriett Curry and Gene Morgan
were Leon visitors Saturday.
Get some GOLD MEDAL Haarlem Oil
Capsules at once. They are an old, tried
preparation used all over the world for
centuries. They contain only old-fash
ioned, soothing oils combined with
strength-giving and eystem-cleansing
herbs, well known and used by physi
cians in their daily practice. GOLD
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ported' direct from the laboratories in
Holland. They®.re convenient to take,
and will either give prompt relief or
your money will be refunded. Ask for
them at any drug store, but be sure to
get the original imported GOLD
MEDAL brand. Accept no substitutes.
In sealed packages. Three sizes.
THE LARGEST AND STRONGEST BANK IN LEON
Of the Condition of the Farmers & Traders
State Bank at close of business January 11,1919.
Bank building and fixtures 20,000.00
Cash in vai^ltandin banks 157,495.54
Stock Federal Reserve Bank, Chicago 3,150.00
Capital Stock $100,000.00
Profits 4,562 88
FARMERS & TRADERS
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Miss Verna Kerrins, of Wesley,
Iowa, visited the past week with
relatives and friends here.
Earl Harris left Tuesday for Kan
sas City after visiting several weeks
here with his mother, Mrs. T. E.
Joe Leeper, of Leon, visited rela
tives here Monday.
Mrs. Lucile Cozad had business in
Mrs. H. E. Ellsworth, of Mt., Mo
riah, Mo., came Thursday for a few
days visit with her husband who is
teaching the Hutchinson school
south of town.
J. N. Estes had business in Leon
A. L. Lesan, the produce, dealer,
had business in Leon Thursday.
Mrs. Leon Overton and children
visited the past week in Leon with
her brother Orel Estes and sister,
Mrs. F. Farquhar.
Mrs. O. S. Heasley and daughter,
Pearl, of Leon, spent a few days the
past week with her daughter Mrs.
Mrs. Beulah Mclntyre, of Promise
City, returned to her home Satur
day after an extended visit here
with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. B.
Tye, west of town.
Spence Moore, the live stock
dealer, had business in Cainesville
Thursday between trains.
Mr. and Mrs. Charles Cornett and
children spent Sunday with Mr. and
Mrs. M. E. Cornett.
Miss Dorothy Hagan left Thurs
day for Promise City for an over
Sunday visit with her brother For
rest, who is teaching school at that
Miss Iris Smith spent Friday niglit
at the Fred Killilay home.
Ed Seymour had business in
Joe Keller, of Woodland, came
Thursday to attend the funeral serv
ices of his nephew Fay Ellis Keller,
who died of pneumonia following in
Miss Mae Kindred, of Saline, spent
Sunday with her grandparents, Mr.
and Mrs. J. Kindred.
Mrs. Ed McDowell and daughter
Meryl had business in Leon Satur
Mrs. Charles Griffin, of near Sa
line, has moved to the Henry Hill
property to let her children finish
the school year here.
Miss Mabel Stover visited over
Sunday at her home east of town.
Miss Helen Putnam, w.ho attends
school at Cainesville, visited over
Sundav with her parents, Mr. and
Mrs. W. T. Ptunam.
Orville Simpson, who was recently
discharged from service, visited the
nast week with his brother Merle
Simpson east of town.
Harry Shakesneare, who has been
overseas, recently returned and is
now out of service and visiting his
parents east of town.
Hartley Pierce, of Corydon, had
business here Tuesday.
Miss Blanche Tanner, of Caines
ville, was an over Sunday visitor
with Miss Helen Putnam.
Ora Hagan had business at Vil
lisca a few days last week.
J. W. Chew, of Grand River, vis
ited over Sunday with his son Bert
Chew and family.
Miss Mabel Foland, Mrs. Ira Fos
ter, and Mrs. James Munyon spent
Friday evening with Mr. and Mrs.
Mrs. W. F. Wadsworth and two
daughters spent Friday with Mrs. H.
Mr. and iurs. Pete McCarl. and
daughter spent last Sunday with
Mr. and Mrs. S. M. Foland.
Misses Delia Brown, and Eula
Hutchinson spent Tuesday night with
Miss Esther Foland.
Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Briner were
visiting with Mr. and Mrs. Thomas
Allen, of near Kellerton, one day the
Mrs. Louisa Wadsworth was visit
ing the past week with her mother,
Mrs. Nancy Brammer, and also with
her "brother, H. L. Brammer.
Mrs. Homer Brown spent Thurs
day afternoon with Mrs. Ira Foster.
Mrs. Arthur Wycoff and daughter,
of Grand River, came Friday to vis
it over Sunday with Mrs. H. L.
Mrs. Joshua West, who had been
sick for the past week, died at her
home the 12tli of this month. She
leaves a husband and fyur sons and
one daughter to mourn her depar
Mrs. Arthur Evans and son spent
Saturday night with her mother,
Mrs. Lavina Jimmerson.
Mrs Allen Pence and son, of
Grand' River, spent Thursday with
Mrs. H. L." Brammer.
David Acton and Miss Mabel Fo
land were married last Saturday ev
ening, Rev. E. C. Vanderpool offici
ating. Miss Mabel is the only daugh
ter of S. M. Foland. Tlieir many
friends wish them a long and happy
Misses Georgia and Minnie Deem
er were visiting the past Sunday
with Mrs. Charles Foland and Airs.
Mr. and Mrs. David Acton and
Mrs. Ira Foster spent Saturday
night with Mr. and Mrs. Harrison
Acton, of Sand Creek.
Fred Jones and W. M. Barlean
had business at Garden Grove Mon
E. C. Easten, of Blockley, had
business on the Ridge, Tuesday.
C. E. Leahy, of near Lineville,
spent Wednesday night with the
Barlean boys, being on his way to
Murray to attend the funeral of his
nephew, James Miller, who died with
the flu the previous day.
W. M. Barlean had business at
The snow is gone, and not much
frost in .the ground and some of our
farmers will break sod the coming
Walter Jones spent the week end
with George and John Barlean.
Lee Davis and wife and Walter
Fitch spent Saturday in Leon at the
A. J. Piper home.
Miss Amanada Brannon, of Davis
City, spent the week end with her
fridnd Miss Ruth Barlean, and oth-
Fred Jones and Milt Truitt attend
ed the Sage and Record sale at Leon
Jim Conwell and W. M. MdDowell
spent Sunday at Levi Gatton's.
Fred Jones, wife and family spent
Saturday night and Sunday at the
George Stephens home near Davis
W. M. Barlean had business at
Ike Manchester and wife spent
Monday at Davis City visiting rela
George Leahy went to Des Moines
Saturday to visit a few days with his
sister Mrs. George Slanker.
Fred Drury, of north of Leon,
came down last week to superintend
his fine farm he recently
of C. M. Akes of Leon.
John Barlean gathered
Church was well attended Sunday
morning and evening.
Mrs. Wilbert Mcintosh spent
Thursday with her brother Thomas
Fullerton and family.
Miss Edith Grimm spent Sunday
with her friend Miss Delia Ramsey.
Mr. and Mrs. Ray Reasoner spent
aaday at Walter Boles.
Palmer, of Lawrence,. Kan..
•flMnday for a short riait
THE LEON REPORTER, THURSDAY, JANUARY 23, 1919. Page FIVB
68c 2-yard wide bleached or half bleach
ed sheeting for 58c
75c 24-yard wide bleached or half
bleached sheeting for 63c
85c 2^-yard wide bleached or half
bleached sheeting for 70c
$1.85 2x2i yard sheets, torn and
42c pillow cases, 42x36 inches. A bar
gain at 35c
THE CASH STORE
Just preceding our annual inventories. We
quote you a few of the everyday necessities.
We believe you will see the prices which are
here quoted make this a 'save money' chance.
Big savings in the ready-to-wear goods. 20 per cent
off orr furs—not many left but they must be sold.
All coats—women's, misses' and children's—one fourth
oft—these include plush, silk velour or cloth coats.
Dresses 20 per cent off—the big saving here is plainly
seen if you will look—silk, serge and georgette dresses.
Has just been completed and wt watit to thank you,
one and all. Taking into consideration thai we
have always had from one to sevef*
means an enormous volume of buZi7t.ess, our court1
records show very few litigations and in view of the
fact that we have always had competent help and
ones that were with us from several to twenty
years, shows that service and correct dealing do
not call for misunderstandings, The old firm of
Bowsher & Bowsher is going to close up the busi
ness of the old firm, and at the completion of this,
J. R. Bowsher will operate the new organization,
but the implement, wagon and buggy line will be
discontinued, and the automobile line will absorb
those lines. $Now in order to do this we are go
ing to offer you our full line of goods at reduced
prices that will move our mammoth stock. ^f5o
get your prices of other dealers and come to us, as
WE WILL SELL YOU.
Bowsher & Bowsher
Leon and Pleasanton, Iowa
with relatives and friends.
Ralph Palmer, of Camp Dodge,
came Saturday to spend Sunday
with home folks.
Mr. and Mrs. Walter Boles spent
Thursday evening at Dave Woods'.
Those who spent Sunday at Geo.
Grimm's were, Mr. and Mrs. Floyd
Grimm and children, Mrs. Bert Kel
ley add daughter,
Mary Greenland spent Bandar
with her aunt Mrs. 6«]r Williams.
Att Below are Good Clean Goods
50 rolls 3-pound stitched cotton bats, full
size for quilt or comfort 72x90 $1,25
500 yards Hopedale .bleached 36-inch
15 pieces 35c good heavy light or dark
outing flannels at 28c
5 dozen ladies' union suits, no sleeves,
short sleeve or long sleeve. A very spe
cial value at
happy parents of a little
borr to them one day last
Miss Ella Woods spent a
last week with her
When you hare lmfkscha the
or kidam sure to be Mt