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Closing Out Sale
Having rented the farm we will sell at public sale at the
W. A. Machlan farm, 2 miles east and 1 mile south of Van
Wert, 2i miles south and mile west of Weldon and 8 miles
north of Leon, on
THURSDAY, OCTOBER 16, 1919
Commencing at 10:00 o'clock a. m., sharp, new time, the follow
ing described property, to-wit:
167 Head of Live Stock 167
16 Head of Horses and Mules 16
Consisting of 11 horses—1 sorrel mare 7 years old. weight
1500 pounds 1 bay mare 8 years old, weight 1200 pounds 1
gray team 4 and 6 years old, weight 1100 pounds 1 sorrel
horse 10 years old, weight 1100 pounds 3-year-old saddle horse,
weight 900 pounds 1 black 3-year-old good saddle mare, weight
1000 pounds 2 three-year-old colts (broke) 2 yearling colts
4 mules—1 span of mules 4 and 5 years old, weight about
2000 pounds 1 suckling mule 1 span of mules
old, weight 1800 pounds.
24 Head of Cattle
Consisting of 8 milch cows, 8 spring calves 3 good milch
cows—2 Jersey and 1 red 4 yearling steers 1 registered Gal
101 Head of Hotfs 101
Consisting of 13 brood sows 3 cows with 14 pifs, 12 head
(left over) hogs from last year, 63 head of spring and summer
pigs ranging from 30 to 100 pounds.
26 Head of Sheep 26
Consisting of 19 ewes, 2 bucks and 5 spring lambs.
70 acres of corn in field, 3 or 4 acres of Sudan grass in
field, 10 tons of hay in barn, 500 bushels of oats.
Farm Implements, Etc.
Consisting of 2 Emerson gang plows (1 new), 1 Rock
Island disc harrow, 1 sulky plow, 2 walking plows, 1 McCormick
mower, 3 riding cultivators, (2 new Busy Bee and 1 P. &.O.), 1
two-row cultivator, 2 corn planters (Hayes and P. & O.), 2 top
buggies, 1 endgate seeder, 3 wagons, 2 hay racks, 2 fifteen-foot
harrows (1 nearly new), cider mill, 1 feed mill, 1 fanning mill,
2 feed bunks, one 7x9 tent, 1 corn sheller, 1 five-foot steel stock
tank (nearly new), 1 tank heater, 1 horse power gasoline en
gine, 1 power washer and 1 hand washer, 2 sets of harness, 1
gasoline barrel and others, 1 grindstone, 1 orchard sprayer, pro
bably some apples. A few dozen pure bred Barred Plymouth
Rock chickens. Other arti-cles too numerous to mention.
TERMS MADE KXOWN OX DAY OF SALE.
Mrs. E. F. Machlan & Sons
J. J. HASUROUOK AXD TOM WADE, Auctioneers.
W. K. WAIt'HEX, Clerk, LUX€H OX GROUXDS,
The Range that Will
Not Rust Out
Why not investigate the range that is lined with pure
sheet copper? They cost no more than other malleable
and steel ranges. Where other ranges are weak and
rust out, the Copper-Clad is strong and will not rust out.
Perfectly smooth nickle trim, sanitary joints—no corners.
Let us show you .through the line and convince you of
The following parties have recently purchased Copper
Clad ranges: John Fuller, J. W. Jacobs, Dr. C. H.
Mitchell, Tommie Jackson, John Randolph and 'Lafe
Mitchell, of Leon Roland Brannaman and Irving Bran
naman, of Grand-River.
Call up these people and ask them their opinions.
Win Crichton & Son
G. W. CONNOR
"Tfcc Only ^American Tailor In Town"
Cleaning, Pressing, Repairing, HatsrCleaned
and Blocked. Piece Goods Carried In Slock.
try thx ufoktxb mod JOB'praniro.
and 8 years
THE LEON REPORTER, THURSDAY, OCTOBER 9, 1919.
E C. Vanderpool returned home
from Des Moines last Monday where
he had been on business.
Grandma Brammer spent the past
week at the home of her son, Marion
iirammer, near Wester viae.
Mrs. S. M. Foland spent last Wed
nesday with Mrs. Charles Foland.
Rev. E. C. Vanderpool and Rev.
G. W. Roberts, of Grundy county,
Mo., commenced a protracted meet
ing at Palestine church the past
Mr. and Mrs. Charles Hukill, of
Grand River, attended church at
Pleasant Valley last Sunday.
William warrick spent founday at
Isaac Foland's, returning home the
Forest Snooks' little boy has a
very bad foot, having hurt it and
blood poison resulted.
Rev. E. C. Vanderpool came home
from Palestine Saturday night and
held services at Pleasant Valley on
Sunday at 11 o'clock, baptized right
after the services were over and then
went back to Palestine for the even
Mr. and Mrs. Fred Leek and son,
of Minnesota, and Cris Olsen, ot
Burt, Iowa, tame Friday to visit
with Mrs. Nina Leek.
Mr. and Mrs. William Allen and
Mrs. Elizabeth Briner started tor
Lawrence, Kansas, Tuesday to visit
with Mr. and Mrs. Bay Browning
and Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Allen.
Mrs. George Foland spent Tues
day with Mrs. Joseph Bohall.
Miss Ruba Foland spent Friday
night with her cousin, Mrs. Lois
Mrs William Warrick and child
ren, of Sand Creek, have been visit
ing the past week with her parents,
Mr. and Mrs. Isaac Foland.
Mr. and Mrs. Henry Jimmerson
and family and Mr. and Mrs. Edward
Woods and family spent Sunday at
the home of Mr. and Mrs. Brand.
Forest Snook made a business
trip to Leon last Friday.
Mrs. Forest Foland spent Sunday
with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Jos
Charles Hukill has bought the
George McConnell property in Grand
River and took possession the past
Marion Truitt and daughter Mat
tie, of Leon, came down Thursday
and visited until Saturday at the
Mrs. Ann Ellis returned Thursday
from Humeston where she had been
visiting her daughter, [Mrs. Prank
Finn, and other friends
Lee Davis and Doss Fitch called
on the Barlean boys Friday.
C. M. Akes, of Leon, came down
Sunday and took a car of fat cattle
to Leon to ship to Chicago Monday.
S P. Hoover came in Saturday
from Grand River and visited over
Sunday with his family.
Charley Johnson visited over &un
with Walter Bailean.
Walter Fitch ana mdy friend spent
Sunday with home folks.
\V. M. Barlean tailed on Fred
Jones Sunday afternoon.
Mrs. Capie Bennett and children
spent Sunday afternoon with her
parents, Mr. and Mrs. Pinkney Stan
ford in Leon.
Don Barlean spent Sunday with
his brothers at this place.
Several from here attended the J.
llewson sale Monday.
Mrs. C. E. Poush is up and around
again after her recent illness.
Dr. J. Parsons, of Leon, spent
one day last week at the John Piper
Charley Poush is putting up a
woven wire fence around his garden
and otherwise improving his prop
Mrs. Fred Ilensley and children
spent Thursday afternoon with Airs.
W. G. Barbour.
Mr. and Mrs. Clure Curry were
Leon visitors Friday.
Mrs. Jim Lamberson and son visit
ed with her sister, Mrs. Karl Nor
Mrs. Jim Hill and daughters,
Freda and Glenna, spent Thursday
at the Nate Myers home.
W. S. Rosengrant returned home
Thursday from Kansas City, with a
load of feeding catlte.
Mr and Mrs. W. O. Rosengrant,
Mr. and Mrs. G. W. Rosengrant spent
Sunday with .Mr. and Mrs. F. M.
Mr. and Mrs. \Y. A. James left
Saturday for a visit with friends and
relatives at Atlantic.
Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Grenawalt
spent Sunday with Mr. and Mrs. H.
Miss Alyrtle Gamble .went to
Osceola Friday to visit at the home
of Mr. and Mrs. Ross Gamble and at
tend the wedding of Miss Mildred
Mr. and Mrs. F. V. Hull and child
ren spent Sunday with Mr. and Mrs.
Ira Luce bailed hay for Clure,
Curry and Earl Norton last week.
Mr and Mrs. Fred Copley visited
Sunday with Mr. and Mrs. Ben Mc
Fairview District No. 8.
Mrs. Jim Sams and children, Paul
and Erma, who have been visiting
with Elmer Sams, returned to their
home in Milo last week.
Mrs. Ralph Herrold returned last
Saturday from a few days visit with
relatives near Des Moines.
Aliha, Henry and Violet Adrain
visited school one day last week be
fore departing for their new home
near Des Moines.
Elmer Merrill received a telegram
Sundav afternoon calling him to the
bedside of his sister, who is very ill.
His mother, Mrs. Merrill, of Leon,
went with him.
Rev. Branscomb, of Van Wert,
preached at Fairview Sunday morn
ing. He will be the regular pastor,
with Sunday School at 2 o'clock and
preaching at 3 o'clock, sun time.
Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Merrill and
family spent Sunday in Leon.
Fairview school was dismissed
Thursday afternoon for the funeral
of Mollie Sears, who was well known
in this neighborhood.
Florence Davis is on the sick list.
Revival meetings begin Tuesday
night at Fairview church, at 7:.0,
Mr. and Mrs. Ray Easter are the
proud parents of a nine nound baby
girl born last Monday night.
Niada and Elsie Merrill spent last
Thursday' afternoon with Ruth Over
Does your stomach feel bloated
after eating? Do you have sour
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iness, and constipated bowels? If
iso. Prickly iVsk Bitters is the
medicine for you. Men who use it
find it exactly suited for such dis
11orders. Price.$1.25 per bottle. E.
IE. Bell, Special Agent.
Senator Lodge and his colla^-?*
tors wrote the malori report
I against the treaty in *he ramo vein |.
'and Ian*""**" —*,?ch they would'1
for an organ of
[the Rcpnblfca party—Which
exactly their purpose.
John Adams, Auctioneer SALES MANAGERS
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Two Good Farms at
\v will offer for sale at public Auction on the fauns as described below, on
Friday, Oct. 10,19I9
156 Acres, Adjoining Beaconsiield
Sale to lie held at 2:30 o'clock sharp
This excellent farm adjoins Beaconsfield, Iowa, on the north and is an ideal place for a home. The
soil is the very best and the improvements while not large, are good. There is a small tract adjoin
ing this, rich fine improvements that can be purchased at a good price. Now Mr. Farmer that
wants the best to be found in land come and look this over.
TERMS OF SALE—$1500 xlown on day of sale and a note without interest due March 1st for $1500,
$4000 cash March 1st, $14000 can remain for five years at 5 V& per cent interest and the balance
will be carried for three ytars at 6 per cent interest. Possession March 1st, 1920.
*T. J. MILLER and T. J. JACKSON", Owners.
320 Acres, \x mi. south of Grand River
Sale to be held at
Immediately following the sale of the 150 acres we will drive to the lJ20 acres located one and onc
luilf -miles south of Grand River where we will offer tor sale this great stock farm. All but about
4 0 acres of this farm lays well and is in a very high state of cultivation as will be seen by the great
crop of corn now standing on the place. 12 acres of alfalfa which is now seven years old give
ample edivence that it is all the very best of alfalfa land. Improvements on this farm are extra
good consisting of a large modern house, electric lighted from the high tension line past the place,
furnace heat. Two large barns, excellent water system and all kinds of other outbuildings. Here is
just the farm for the man who wants to keep stock and make money as well as do lots of farming.
TERMS OF SALE—$2000 down on day of sale and a note for $:H)00 without interest due March 1st
1 920- $7500 cash March 1st, 1920. Present owners to put oil as large a first mortgage as possible
with a joint stock bank at per cent interest and the balance will be carried back three years at 6 per
cent interest. Possession, March 1st, 1920.
T. .J. MILLER ami It. L. FARMER, Owners.
$10 Given Away When Each Sale Starts
To the man or woman coming the farthest to attend this sale and who is present when the sale
starts and stavs till the close, we will give $-.00 in geld. Come early and stay till the close and
you will have'a chance not only on the money but also on some of the nice boxes of candy that we
will give away during the sale.
A. IM. Baughman Realty Co
If You Have a Farm to Sell We can Sell It at Auction
S. L. Collins Oil Co.
"Ue Oldest Independent Oil Company in Iowa"
The S. L. Collins Oil Co. announces that
they have opened the only exclusive oil
filling station in Leon, one block north of
the northwest corner of the square. At
a great expense they have erected a
handsome building which is a credit to
the city of Leon.
We handle the celebrated Peerless Gaso
line, and Coline Auto Oils and Greases
of all kinds.
Patronize a company which helps build up your city.
Free air and water at the disposal of the public.
Try the New Collins Station
Courteous Treatment, Good Goods,
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