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Notice of Incorporation.
To Whom It May Concern:
Notice is hereby given that the
undersigned have associated them
selves into a body corpoate under
the provisions of Chapter 1, Title IX,
-of the Code of Iowa and acts
amendatory tlierof, assuming all the
powers, rights and privileges grant
ed bodies- corporate, accepting all
the duties and obligations imposed
by said chapter and title, do adopt
the following articles of incopora
Article 1. The name of this cor
poration shall be The Farmers Pro
Article 2. Its principal place of
business shall be at Davis City in
the county of Decatur and state of
Article 3. The object of the cor
poration is for the purpose of buying
and selling all kinds of produce,
cream, eggs, butter, hides, and ah
other products of the farm that can
be safely handled by saiu company.
The corparatiOn shall have the
right to buy, hold, sell and convey
personal property and such real
estate as may be necessary or con
venient for tlie proper conduct of
the affairs of the corporation. All
conveyances of real property made
by the corporation shall be executed
by the president and countersigned
by the secretary with an impression
of the corporate seal attached, if the
corporation has a seal. And all re
leases of mortgages, liens, judgments
or other claims that are required by
law to be made of record may be
executed by the president, vice
president or secretary of the corpor
Article 4. The, amount of capital
stock authorized is ?5000.00 divided
into shares of $iu.00 each. The cor
poration may commence business
when stock to the amount of
$1500.00 h:\s been paid for and is
sued. No stock shall be issued un
til the corporation has received pay
ment in full therefor at par in c-atii
or property,-provided, however, that,
when stock is to be issued for any
thing other than money, it must be
subject to the approval of the execu
tive council of Iowa, as provided in
section ldl-b of the supplement to
the code, 19 II!, and any amendments
thereto. The capital stock authoriz
ed may be incieased by vote of two
thirds majority in interest of all tlie
stock holders, by the adoption of an
amendment to these articles. When
the outstanding capital is increased
the additional shares shall be offer
ed to the existing stockholders pro
portionately to their holdings at not
less than par.
Article 5. The corporate per
iod of this corporation shall begin
on the date the secretary of state is
sues a 'certificate of incorporation,
and shall terminate at the expiration
of ten years from said date unless
dissolved by a majority vote of the
stockholders at any annual meeting,
or at a special meeting called for
that purpose, or by unanimous con
sent as provided by law.
Article 6. The affairs of this
corporation shall be managed by a
board of nine directors, who shall
elect a president, vice president,
secretary and treasurer and. such
other officers, including an executive
committee as they may see fit or as
may be provided for by the by-laws
of this corporation.
Article 7. The annual election
shall be held on the second Tuesday
of March of each year, until the first
election, which shall be held on the
second Tuesday in March 1920. The
following persons shall t" direct
ors. M. W. Ordway, Davis
City. Iowa D. H. Schoonover, Davis
City, Iowa J. B. Dale, Davis City,
Iowa R. L. Flora, Davis City, Iowa
Myles Boeger, Davis City, Iowa B.
McClaran, Davis City, Iowa E. J.
Homey, Davis City, Iowa J. L. Mc
Lain, Davis City, Iowa O. E. Black,
Davis City, Iowa
The follo'ving persons shall be of
ficers: President, D. H. Sclioonover,
Davis Xjif.v. Iowa Vice President, R.
L. Flora,"Davis City, Iowa Secretay,
B.. McClaran, Davis City, Iowa
Treasurer, J. L. McLain, Davis City,
Iowa. All officers of this corpor
ation shall hold ofMce for the term
of one year or until their successors
are elected, and have qualified.
Every director shall be a stocklielder
and if any director shafr sell or
transfer his stock in this corporation
he shall at once cease to be a direct
or. The board of directors may fill
all vacancies occ.urring ilr its mem
bership between annual elections by
the appointment of qualified per
•sons tg hold office for the remainder
of the town. Special meetings of
tlfe stockholders may be called at
any time by the president upon giv
ing ten days notice in person or in
wiiting^to the etockholders and shall
be called by him at any time upon
request of stockholders representing
shares of the stock, and in case
his neglect or refusal to call a
meeting the parties owning stock to
the amount of fifty shares may join
in a call of the stockholders, which
shall be the same as though called
by the president. At all meetings o#
the stockholders each stockholder
shall be entitled lib one vote for each
share of stock held by him, which
vote he may csst in person or by
Article 8. The highest amount of
indebtedness to which this corpor
ation may at any time subject itself
shall not exceed two-thirds of its
paid up and outstanding capital
Article 9. The private property
of the stockholders shall be exempt
from corporate liability except to
the extent and in the manner provid
ed bv the laws of the state of Iowa.
Article 10. The corporation may
make and alter Ijy-laws at pleasure,
and may authorize the board of
directors to do so, subject to such
restrictions as may be deemed advis-
Article 11. Amendments to these
articles may be made at any annual
meeting of the stockholders, or a
special meeting called for that pur
pose two-thirds of all stockholders
In intertest voting for such amend
Dated this 7th day of November,
D. H. Schoonover,
45-4t Benton McClaran.
Not only a fool,\but any man .and
his m(oney, are soon parted
PA Right ChoicA
I Nearly everyone arrives at a I
if If S
point where there is need for
is die choice of tens of thou
sands because it gives lone
to the whole system and
-x*\&rfyfrk' '." s--' -. •, THE LS03T BEPOKTEK,
Mr. and Mrs. Perry Hilliard have
sold their store at DeKalb to Joe
Hampton, of Van Wert. We hate to
part with these good people as we
have just became acquainted with
them, but we welcome Mr. Hamp
ton into our midst we wish him
Mrs. Jack Young and granddaugh
ter, Madge Glenn, spent Thursday
afternoon with Mrs. Jink Wells.
Delbert Wilson called on Eddie
Cecil and Roscoe Wilson Tuesday
Mr. and Mrs. Harry Wilson and
Miss Ruth Wilson were Weldon and
Van Weft callers Tuesday afternoon.
Mr. and Mrs. James Dunn and
family came Thursday afternoon for
a few days visit with their neice and
nephew, Mr. and Mrs. Fred Beers.
Osmer Sissel was a Grand River
caller Saturday evening.
John Burnett, who has been
spending a few days with his .neice,
Mrs. Jink Wells, went Wednesday
to visit his other neice, Mrs. Ed
Miss Ruth Wilson and her grand
father, Andy Wilson, left Saturday
l'or a few days visit with relatives
and friends at Evans and Oskaloosa,
Mr. and Mrs. Jink Wells w.'w
calling at the John Burnett homi Jit
Mr. and Mrs. Marry Wilson and
Miss Ruth Wilson caled on Mr. and
Mrs. .TAR. Crees and Miss Beulali
McConnell Friday evening.
Mr. and Mrs. George South and
children spent Sunday at Mrs.
Smith's brotheris Mr, and Mrs. Fred
Mr. and Mrs. Harry Wilson spent
Sunday at tlie home" of Mrs.. Wil
son's brother, George Fry.
Mr. and Mrs. Claude Wilkie are
the proud parents »f a fine boy, born
to them Sunday night.,
Karl Anderson and Johnnie Cox
and Misses Mary ami Anna Feslor
were Osceola callers Saturday even
Mr. and Mrs. Harry Wilson and
Delbert Wilson and Andrew Miller
.attended the Leonard Flayers sho-.v
at Grand -River Saturday night..
Mr. and Mrs. Newt Fini kbonc
and daughter, Lena, were Leon
callers Saturday evening.
Air. and Mrs. Win. Buckingham
called at the J. W. Mullin home
Wednesday evening to visit witli
Mrs. Buckingham's -'sister, Miss
Julia, who left Thursday for Wash
ington, D. C.
Earl Bridger and family and Oliver
Negley and family were Decatur
callers Saturday evening.
Mr. and Mrs. Charles Koger had
business in Leon Saturday night.
Mrs. Albie Elliott and Mr. and
Mrs. O. E. Black went to Creston
Saturday for a short visit.
Edith Brown attended the show
in Decatur Saturday.
Miss Pauline Bechtel was a Deca
tur caller Saturday.
Mr and Mrs. Wnu Buckingham
and Mr. and Mrs. Warren Akes were
Sunday guests at the Charles Cox
Mr. and Mrs. O. E. Davis attended
the concert in Leon Saturday night.
Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Phipps and
Mr. and Mrs. Roy Daniels had bus
iness in Decatur Saturday evening.
Walter Dobson was a Leon caller
Albie Elliott was a Decatur caller
Ruth and Esther Miller attended
the concert in Leon Saturday night.
Oliver Buckingham helped his
brother Will, cultivate corn last
Jude Priest and wife attended the
show in Leon Saturday evening.
Lavere McCrosky was a-caller in
Steep Hill Hidge.
The farmers are sure busy plow
Harvest will soon be here. Boys
save your money and have a good
time at the reunion, for it takes
money to have a good time.
GeOTge Barlean was visiting with
Willie Hoover Saturday night.
Jeff Fulton and son, Paul, are
sure good farmers, if any one makes
tne money Jeff Fulton does. That
Tom Baker was a Leon caller one
day last week.
Bessie and Wilma Hoover were
calling on their friend, Miss Mary
Opal and Dorothy Fulton were
callers at the home of their aunt,
Mrs. S. P. Hoover.
Simon Hoover was ysitmg with
his family Saturday ana Sunday.
Fred Brannaman and Mabel Chew
were out trying the good roads Sun
There is quite a cherry crop this
•season. The gooseberries will soon
be large enough to pick, so get ready
to have something for this winter
the wild fruit.
Russell Hoover was a caller at
the Fletcher Horn home Sundae
Walter Barlean was a caller at S.
P. Hoover's Sunday. Boys get your
bells ready, I sure smell wedding
Clyde'and Leslie Fulton were
callers at the Hoover home Wednes
day night. ..
We were sorrv to liear ot the
death of Nell Still.
Simon Manchester was a (caller
at Hoover's Sunday.
K. F. I). No. 4.
Harry Fleming and Joe Mullin
were in Garden Grove Tueday.
Mullin went to Davis
City Monday to spend a few days
While loading hogs Monday one
of Nathan Boyce's hogs got its leg
Everett Konklin and family and
Ase Betliards and family attended
the races at Corydon one day last
Mr. and Mrs. William Bucking
ham and Mrs. Mary Macy and Miss
Nan Barrett, of Leon, called at Joq
Mullin's Wednesday evening.
Several from this vicinity attend
ed the Children's Day exercises at
Mr. and Mrs. Everett Konklin call-
these ed at John Konklin's ill High Point
Miss Julia Mullin departed Thurs
day for Washington wnere she will
visit a few weeks with her sister,
Miss Nellie Mullin.
Mr. and Mrs. Will Grogan, of
Davis City, and son Jose"u and Has
sett Grogan called at J. W. Mullin's
Nathan Boyce and family called at
Mrs. M. C. Mullin's in Leon Sunday
Elmer Fleming called over Sunday
at the home of his uncle near Leroy.
Miss Helen Blackmail was a pass
enger for Des Moines Wednesday.
Urs. John Wood went to Osceola
A Children's D&y-program was
enjoyed by a large crowd at the M.
E. church Sunday evenitog.
Mrs. Margaret Nichol, of Crom
well, came to A'isit her parents, Mr.
and Mrs. Tom McKinney, tliey re
turned home Monday.
Mrs. Lang visited Friday and
Saturday in Humeston.
Chet Hockensmitli, of Minnesota,
was here.a few days last week.
Twila Davis is on the sick list
with the mumps.
of a Perfect Dinner
A golden-crusted, flaky slice of pia
packed with apples, butter, sugar, nut
meg and cinnamon, brown juice running
out the edges. AND that fr*ih-from
tha-oven flavor of an aromatic cup
of good "rich and m*llov Chocolate
Have You Tasted It Recently?
Tried it lately?—since
fruit to keep it fresh—ia these
big improvement. Try some! Sixty
$50,000 Stock of
This practically new stock of the Peasley Shipley Company, of Chari
ton, Iowa, has been placed in my hands for two weeks. I have in
structions to raise a certain sum in a certain time. To do this I must
draw great crowds of people, and to do that I must offer them some
thing that is unusual that's what I'm doing, I'm making prices that
will draw I've cut and slashed until the values almost scream. I'm
telling you to come for 50 miles it will pay you. This stock is a big
city stock it's clean, it's all high quality. The chances are you will
never again have such an opportunity. In order to make the induce
ments still greater, I am offering big cash prices every day. Any item
purchased may be returned for refund. Lay in your supply for the
Forest, the little son of Oris Davis,
died Tuesday. The funeral was heh*
Wednesday at i: o'clock, interment
in the Garden (J rove cemetery. The
famiily have the sympathy of the
neigborhood in tlyjir sad bereave
Women in Indfla are sai?l to be of
fering as his* as $ir,,uou each for
husbands. But they haven't a ghost
of a show against the beauty of the
girls in this town.
WESTERN GROCER COMPANY
THURSDAY, JUNE 24, 1920. fdge NINE
We told you to watch for it here it is the greatest and
This community has ever seen. IVs a wholesale
slaughter of prices on a big
Dry Goods and Ready-to
W. H. NELSON, Sales Manager.
This Sale Starts Monday, June 23th
See our big\bills—If you don't think it's the biggest bargain event you ever saw, den't come if
you comelqnd are disappointed, bring them back. When I put on a sale, it's a record breaker.
DON'T FORGET THE DATE. COME EVERY DAY
Every item in this big store goes on the table.
Bring in the cash and carry it away. Sale Continues for two weeks.
Suits Coats Dresses -Waists Corsets
Underwear Hosiery Gloves Silks
Domestics Wash Goods Neckwear
W. H. NELSON, in charge of the
Peasley Shipley Co.
"SERVICE" is a little word
You notice here and there,
But the'only place you'll find it
Thos. Teale, President
Jas. F. Harvey, V. Prea.
Fred Teale, Cashier
Is the place that's 'on the squar-e'
THE HOME OF SERVICE
FARMERS & TRADERS
STATE BANK OF LEON
THE LARGEST AND STRONGEST BANK IN, LEON.
See our big bill
for part ion lars
S. G. Mitchell, Ass't. CasbL
L. P. Van Werden, Ass't.