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He's wearing a wrist watch now.
Never have to go for pen and ink.
Never have to ask for pen and ink.
Always have good pen and ink in a
convenient cylinder the size of a pen
holder, when you have a fountain
Most convenient tiling in the world
fpr the business man, student, school
pupil, even at home. Ink and pen
boon companions and always ready
for a job, big or little.
E. E. BELL
"The True Druggist"
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Chocolate Cream Coffee in* ouf latest dis
covery, the new R£)UND paraffin-walled
canisters—is waiting for you at the grocery,
as fresh as the day It was roasted! Air,
heat and moisture can't steaFaway the fresh
oven fragrance through the sixA walls of par
affin. The first sip of ita famous rich and
mellow" flavor will repay you. In 1-, 2- and
in the NEW round
it, to retain tbt ji
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Lights the barn. Makes night
work easy. Safe, economical,
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WESTERN GROCER COMPAOT
Will prees yoursuit any hour _y^'
say. Leon Launjfry^
iMackinaws for men and boys aiftfjfc
at very reasonable prices. J. A. Mc
Big bargain in any Implements
you may want in the swing.' J. R.
Mrs. R. R. Arnold* and Mi*.
Phoebe King, of Humeston, spent
Thursday in Leon at the home of
Mrs. Lizzie Stookeyt oopWg^to visit
her Bister, Mrs. Cora Flthian, of
Hollywood, California, who came the
first of-last week ffr.aj visit with
We learned too
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THE LEON REPORTER, THURSDAY, OCTOBER 16 1919.
Wanted—Timothy Seed. Biddison
If you want corn cut up see R. S.
Will press your suit any hour you
say. Leon Laundry.
For Salp—A few good registered
Shropshire rams. C. Ryan. 9-3t.
Leather vests and warm duck
coats for the cold Winter weather. J.
Lost—A large tail from a black
fox Scarf. Please return to The Re
Lost—Leather grip with name of
E. J. Brown, Medford, Oregon. Re
ward for its return to The Reporter.
For Sale—A six year old register
ed black Percheron stdllion, at a
bargain. E. C. Woodard, bamoni,
Poland China Hogs For Sale—
Young stock for sale at all times.
Write or phone Eugene Massey.
Garden Grove. 45-tf
Wanted—Two young men to
learn a trade, one a harness maker,
the other the shoe trade. See me
at once. J. R. Bowsher.
Mrs. Orel Estes entertained a
number of ladies at a bridge party
last Thursday in honor of Mrs. C. J.
Trawvers, of Des Moines, who was a
guest at the Estes home.
Floyd Coder, who has been travel
ing for an insurance company for
several months, has again accepted
a position in the office of the Leon
Loan and Abstract Co.
The regular October teachers ex
amination will be held in the office
of the County Superintendent on
Wednesday, Thursday and Friday,
October 29th, 30th, and 31st. Kate
L. Hull. ^tf
The Leon Mission Workers of the
Franklin church will hold an ex
change at Pluess Meat Market on
Saturday Oct 18th. They will have
for sale home baking, dressed
After Oct. 15th we are starting a
cash business. Nothing over 30
days. Come in and let us prove to
you that we can save you money by
paying cash. Geo. Lloyd & Son,
The. postponed organ recital by
Mrs. Ella Kemp Woodard will be
held at the Preshyterian church Fri
day evening, October 17th. Mrs.
Burgess of Lamoni, is the soloist.
Admission 25 and 15 cents.
Lost—Between Corydon and
Leon, a suitcase with name of Mrs
A, L. Austin, 1541 East 67th Place,
Chicago, 111., on outside. Reward
for its return to First National
Bank at Corydon, or to The Report
For Sale or Rent—Having more
land than 1 can tend, I will sell a
half section in the James river val
ley, and rent another half section, or
will rent the entire section with im
provements. R. S. Kennett, Pingree,
N. D. 9-*t
Notice—^I am endeavoring to close
up my business affairs, and must in
sist that all parties owing me on book
account or note make settlement at
once. I have waited long on you,
and must have the money now.
Sunday evening a leather p-rip'
owned by Elmer Brown, who is here
on a visit from Medford, Oregon,
was either lost or stolen from a car
at the Brethren church. If you know
anything about it, please leave word
at The Reporter office.
Tripolis Commandery No. 60,
Knights Templar, with their ladies
will enjoy a 6 o'clock dinner this ev
ening, and following the dinner
there will be work in the Red Cross
degree, and other entertainment will
be provided for the ladies.
.'Mr. and Mrs. J. G. Springer re
turned last Wednesday evening
from a visit of several weeks with
his sister in Indiana. They had a
fine visit, and Mr. Springer says the
Indiana farmers have .good crops,
but they will not come up t^ those
of old Decatur county.
Victor Ogilvie, who had been vis
iting at the home of his parents, Mr.
and Mrs. Geo. T. Ogilvie since he re
turned from overseas service, left
Tuesday for Denver, Colorado, to
resume his work as an electrical en
gineer with the Denver Gas and
Rev. and Mrs. G. T. Ronk and Alt'
Deck attended the big conference of
the Brethren church h*1'1 last week
at Cerro Gordo, 111. Mr. Deck re
turned Thursday morning and Mrs.
Ronk Saturday morning, Rev. Ronk
going on to Chicago to look after
machinery for the Speeder Machin
ery Corporation's new shops in this
Having decided to "buck" the oil
game, I will offer for sale my resi
dence property two blocks east of
the northeast corner of the public
square. This property is modern,
and one of the best buys in Leon,
and will make a lovely home. Re
member it is close in.
F. C. Mullinnix,
1019 S. Boston street,
For further information inquire of
Stephen Varga. 8-4t
The Leon Reporter was up to
form last week, and was the liveliest
issue for weeks. The front page
was deluged with grewsome things.
Sidney Behee wtts killed by a Das
senger train, a bull upset a Ford
that he took a dislike, to. Jesse Dun
ham is in jail for stealing a wagon,
Esten Koger fell with an airplane,
the W. H. Shields hoem was burg
larized, the automobile stolen by
Dutch Cross was recovered, some
hbdy shot a fine heifer for Akes
Bros., and they offer a $50 reward
for the eulnrit, somebody carried off
4)llie Hull's gold rimmed classes
and aside from that, everything was
,«iuifct on the Potomac. Who
wouldn't en*ov lifp in Leon?—
•Catt. Will Bradley, who recently
returned from France, and came to
Leon for a visit with his parents,
Mr- and Mrs. P. F. Bradley, left
Saturday bight for Camp Dix, New
Jersey to retro rt for orders. Capt.
Bradley sent and brought with him
a large number of fine souvenirs,
among them a beautiful inlaid pearl
clock which he. found 1n an
Abandoned German dugout,, but the
inbst Interesting souvenir of his long
service in France and Germany, was
agnifioent German police dog, a
over a year old, which lie se
en he wlw "Only three
d, "Wolf",,'fir a perfect
these intelligent police
tUfet. Bradley has him
Spring wagaons less than whole
sale. J. R. Bowsher.
For Sale—Anconas cockrels, 51.00
each. \V. R. Chastain. 9-2t.
For Sale—150 good young breed
ing ewes. Market price. Homer W.
For Sale—125 acres pasture, 15
acres meadow pasture. J. R. Bow
E. Merryman will have a closing
out farm sale on Thursday, Oct.
30th. Watch lor his adv. next week.
Persons interested in the Franklin
cemetery, please come Friday of this
week and help clean it up. F. A.
For Sale—Five 34x4 casings, two
of them new and The others almost
new, at a bargain. See Fred A.
.Millsap Bros, will have a stock
sale at their farm 4 miles west of
Decatur, on Friday, Oct. 24th. Watch
for sale adv. next week.
if you want to sell or buy a farm
or town property, see McKern &
Manchester or C. F. Wright, at their
office in the Leon Savings Bank
1 am now prepared to do all kinds
of dressmaking. Live in the resi
dence owned by Mr. Stempel, one
door north of Dr. Bowman's. Mrs.
Lew Gillham, the veteran grocer,
of Leon, is again in the grocery bus
iness, having purchased E. L.
Hutchinson's grocery Monday, and
has taken possession of the business.
For Rent—120 acres, 5 miles
northwest of Van Wert, good house,
good barn, good orchard, 40 acres of
pasture. Rent $9 per acre. B. F.
Elston, 1601 East 13th street, Des
Moines, Iowa. 8-3t
For Sale—Forty acres or land
known as the old Quigley farm four
miles south of Decatur on the Davis
City road. For particulars call on
H. M. Quigley who occupies the
Mrs. Joe W. Culp entertained a
number of lady friends at a bridge
party Tuesday afternoon in honor of
Mrs. .]. W. Hurst, who leaves this
week for their sew home in Des
Dr. and Mrs. J. W. Rowell went
to Galesburg, 111., last Friday morn
ing to visit a few days with Mr. and
.Mrs. harry J. Vogt, and will return
with the Vogts to Leon the coming
week in their auto, visiting at
Davenport, Iowa City and other
places on the way.
at the Townsend Insurance
Kd Flora, horse $500.00
This animal was insured against
death froin any cause, and Ed
lias his money.
IT PAYS TO HAVE GOOD
F. A. Townsend
Houses and Barns moved and
raised. H. Phillips, Leon Iowa.
Exclusive sale of Ball Band over
shoes. Get ready for winter.
W. R. Baker has disposed of his
interest in Hotel Leon to his partner,
R. G. Jones, who will continue the
business, Mr. Baker going to Albany,
Mo., Tuesday, to assume the man
agement of his hotel at that place.
The Reporter received a few days
ago a bunch of pretty photographs
from Mrs. J. A. May, of Lincoln,
Neb., who will be remembered by
Leon people as Miss Allie Fry, show
ing their very pretty bungalow, and
Mr. and Mrs. Fry and their daugh
G. B. Price.
Carpenters Wanted—SO cents per
hour. B. S. Staley, Centerville,
Iowa. ____________ 3 0-21.
Hay Baling—We are prepared to
do your hay baling in good shape.
Hixson & Covington, Leon, Iowa.
Estray—A red milch cow, brand
ed with "L." If vou know of her
Whereabouts, please notify Mrs. D.
Q. Palmer, Route 2, Decatur, Iowa.
Protect and make that favorite Ko-
dak Picture or Portrait more attrac
tive by framing it in a suitable frame.
We have a most complete line of
Photo !•'rames in French Ivory, Sil
ver, Platinoid, lirass, Enamel, Wood,
Bring in your picture and let us show
you just how it will look when fin
The Only Tailor!
Will pr^sa.your suit any hour you
say. Leon Laundry.
Ball Band/overshoes and rubber
footwear—New stock. J. A. Mcln
If you need a good harness visit
our new harness shop. J. R. Bow
Look Here—Some Leon residences
and two farms for sale on good
terms. Jap Cesler. 3-8t
For Sale-^-Some Duroc Jersey
male hogs, eligible to record. J. F.
Lost—Iowa auto license Number
I ?, 1152 0, and rear lamp. Please re
turn to Marsh Burchett at Grand
River, or to The Reporter office.
80 acre farm, well im
proved. Retiring from business. For
particulars call or write R. S. Eng
land, Cleopatra, Mo. 5tf.
Clyde Yost, of east of Leon, re
turned last Wednesday from a trip
to Olathe, Kansas, and while there
purchased a tiO acre farm ten miles
from Olathe near the town of Gard
ner and will probably move on it
in Leon I
and boys' overcoats
and suits in values that
are hard to match for the dol
lar. Come into the store and
let us show you what we have
in clothing. We can interest
you and save you money.
Note the following in prices
on overcoats and suits in men's
$18.00 $22.50 $32.50
$20.00 $25.00 $37.50
Splendid values in these.
J. A. Mcintosh
"The Square Dealer",