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m*' Saturday WHAT BIG CIRCUS ls &v. I *1$ HAGENBECK AND GREAT WALLACE Combined 1000 People! RINGS! 2 STAGES HUGE STEEL GIRT ARENA! AERIAL ENCLAVE! HIPPODROME TRACK! The Only Lion That Rides a Horse! Only Tiger that Rides an Elephant The Biggest Menagerie on Earth Million Dollar Street Parade at 10 a. m. Performances at 2 p. m. and 8 Doors Open One Hour Earlier. General Admission—25c and 50c. served Seats Additional. "tr 'V Tfr "J-V, *5 Afc-' I I "f LEON a COMING TO -THE CARL- Shows 600 Animals THE ONLY CIRCUS HAVING TRAINED WILD BEASTS 300 Arenic Champions 60 Aerial Artists, 40 Acrobats 50 Clowns, 75 Musicians 400 Finest tloress 200 Wild Animals A MAZE OF SHOWS and the CIRCUS SENSATION OF THE AGE! Re- J. R. BASHAW Jeweler and Bookseller HEADQUARTERS FOR Jewelry Silverware Watches Clocks Chinaware Books Stationery Toys, Etc. Remember the place iBASHAW •f Jeweler and Bookseller i- CORRESPONDENCE. Decatur City. The Leon Chautauqua opens Monday August 9th. Senator iiobt. L. LaFollette will speak Monday evening Senator LaFollette is an orator of the first rank, "doa't fail to hear him." Mrs. Sarah Peck, of Van Wert, came over Wednesday for a visit with rela tives. Mrs. Jas. Phipps was a guest of her sister, Mrs. John Woodard Wednesday. Don't miss hearing Mrs. Brown and The Chicago Boys Choir which will be at the Chautauqua. No harpiste of greater fame graces the American plat form. A magnificent $1,500 instrument will be used in every concert. Mrs. H. C. Watson went to Van Wert Wednesday for a visit with her daugh- Stephens/over Sunday. ter, Mrs. Clark Fierce, Epworth League subject Sanday evening "Willing and Unwilling Blind ness" leader, George O. Johnson. Another treat which will be at the Chautauqua will be the Royal English Hand bell Orchestra, if you have never heard|a strictly high grade bell ring ing company you have one of your life's greatest musical pleasures before you. Miss Grace Lake went to Glenwood Thursday for a visit with her sister, Mrs. Sharp Chamberlin. Mrs. B. O. Springer, of Leon, came Wednesday for a visit with relatives. Rev. J. G. Vanatta returned from Lucas, la. the last of the week where he had been holding a protracted meet ing. You don't want to miss hearing the Royal Hungarian Orchestra at the Chau tauqua next week, it will be grand. Miss Margaret Meek, of Chicago, came over from Leon Thursday for a vis it with her grand parents, Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Cash, who live west of town. Mrs. J. W. McLaughlin, Mrs. John Williams and Mrs. Jane Clay spent Fri day the guests of Mrs. Jim Eiker. Mrs. Cull Euritt was a Leon visitor Thursday. Mrs. John Black, of Des Moines, who had been visiting relatives south of town, returned home the latter part of the week. Charles Shell and sister Agnes.return ed Saturday from their western trip and report a fine time. C. M. Corrington has bought the Jas. Phipps property in the east part of town and will take possession at once. Mrs. Moore came Saturday for a visit with Mrs. Samuel Chamberlin. Jim Young, wife and children, of Jack Oak spent Sunday at J. B. Riddle's. Dell Euritt, wife and baby spent Sun day in the country the guests of rela tives. Miss Susie Euritt spent Sunday at the home of her brother Will Euritt, west of town. Miss Res3ie Creal spent Sunday the guest of Miss Cleo Little. C. M. Corrington has sold his hotel to a Mr. Williams, We understand Mr. Williams will take possession in a few days. Robbie Jones who has beeu visiting at the home of his grandparents return ed home Sunday. John Johns spent Sunday iu the country the guest of relatives. Lead Sh«lton and family and Fred Fisher and family Sundayed with Mrs. Alma Fisher. Prof. J. W. Long wife and family, of Leon, spent Sunday at J. W. Long's. R. F. D. No. 2. Miss Ella Grogan. of Leon, who was visiting her sister, Mrs. Janiu Grittin spent one day last week at Pat Flynn's. Fred Potter and family spent Satur day at John Garner's. Miss Stella Tuller is staying with Mrs. Hattie Robinson this week. Mary Flynn had business in Leon one day last week. 1. B. ^lcDaniel & Co. who were threshing in this vicinity spent Sunday with home folks. Several from this vicinity are pre paring to stay in Leon during Chautau qua week. Mrs. Carl Reynolds, of Leon, spent Sunday with Miss Julia Evans. Johnnie Mendenhall and family, of Leon, spent Sunday with relatives in this vicinity. Frank Hickman and wife were Leon callers one day last week. Eugene Gammon and family spent Sun day at J. O. Garner's. Dan Grililn and wife and Anna Owens spent one day last week at Pat Flynn's. George Evans was seen going south Sunday evening. Mrs. Dwight Freeman and children spent Tuesday at J. O. Garner's. Michael Sullivan was calling on friends down south Sunday afternoon. Miss Carrie Tuller spent Saturday and Sunday with relatives and friends, near Lineville. Mike GrilUn and son had business in Leon Saturday. Milt Spencer and Miss Grace Gar ner called at T. C. Tuller's Sunday even ing. Mrs. Mike Griffin is on the sick list. Several from this vicinity were Leon callers Saturday. I. E. Evans was visiting relatives in these parts last week. There is to be a debate at Bracewell Saturday and Sunday of this week. Basket dinner on Sunday. Center. Maud Brown will teach the White Oak school. Mr. Quiet has purchased Leon erty and will move to town. prop- at Mr. Sears was a business caller Pine Grove. A Shenandoah resident and student of Iowa University was soliciting for a veterinary book in Center. Hay harvest is good. B. McDonough is going west for home stead land. J. Ridgoway called at Pine Grove. Mr. Brown was out to his farm Mon day. Frnk Garber has the material for a new silo. Mr. Stearns was helping I. Keim in the harvest. K. Long and his boy friend S. Hamil ton were callers at Pine Grove. For indigestion and all stomach trouble take Foley's Orino Laxative as it stimulates the stomach and liver and regulates the bowels and will positively cure habitual constipation. Bell & Rob inson. THE LEON REPORTER, THURSDAY, AUGUST 5 1909 Woodland. Frank and Jack Lewis, of Clio, were in this vicinity Friday buying cattle. Jake Williams, of near Garden Grove, was a caller here Frid'ay. J. F. Newlin and A. P. Coontz were Leon visitors Thursday. Dr. Mont Lovett, of Lineville, and his brother, Dr. Charles Lovett, of Mercer, were looking after business here Fri day. Mr. and Mrs. Freely Beavers, of near Crown, were visitors here Sunday. MisB Ola Gochenour and brother Ad were visitors at the W. D. Gochenour home Friday. Mr. and Mrs. C. K. Coontz, of Line ville, spent Sunday at the A. P. Coontz home. Miss Ethel Hatch, of Leon, visited friends here Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. Zearl Bethajpds are the parents of a daughter born Saturday. Mrs. Victor Lovett, of Lineville, vis ited at the home of her father, T. J. The all day meeting and basket din jner here Sunday was well attended. I J. H. Lane, of Des Moines, visited rel atives here from Tuesday until Satur day. Mr. and Mrs. James Konklin visited her mother, Mrs. Mary Beavers, Wed nesday night. Mr. and Mrs. Guy Beavers went to Bloomfield Saturday for a visit at the home of Mrs. Beavers' parents. Mr. and Mrs. D. B. Newlin and chil dren arrived here Faidav for a short visit with relatives. They live near Cherokee, Oklahoma, and seem to like that country line. Eugene Clark has been at Mercer, Mo., the past ten days doing telephone work. Mrs. Harold Warrington and son Teddy departed for their home in Green field Friday after a short visit here. Ord Leachman returned to his home near Woodburn Thursday after a few days visit with his parents here. Mr. Leachman had been engaged in the barber business at Des Moinesrfor some time but has recently moved to a farm. The meetings at the M. E. church conducted by Rev. Armstrong and wife will continue this week and over Sun day. On account of the rain Tuesday the lecture which was to have been given here by Rev. Weatherford, of Lineville, was postponed indefinitely. S. D. Leachman and daughter Lorene were Leon visitors Thursday. Mrs. Pete Daniels and Miss Merle Warrington, of Garden Grove, visited Mrs. Heavers Thursday. Jane Stephens, of Garden Grove, who has been visiting at the Roy Wood home, went Sunday to visit relatives near Leon and Crown before returning home. Mr. and Mrs. Beatty Cunningham, of High Point, visited at the E. A. Bright home Sunday. Thursday of last week was one of the hottest days of the season, the ther mometer registering more than 100 degrees. Curtis Leachman, of Des Moines, who has been visiting his brother Sam for some weeks, returned to that city Thursday. Mr. and Mrs. J. E. Lentz departed Thursday for Montford and Kalispel, Montana, for a visit at the home of J. L. Lentz and family. Mr. and Mrs. Harry Paxson are keeping house for them in their absence. Just a few days then Leon's seven big days of Chautauqua begins. Fine music, excellent entertainments, the best lectures. Twenty programs. Sea son tickets SI.50. Sam Gann, of Mercer, Mo., camo up Saturday for a few days visit with relatives here. Mr. and Mrs. J. S. Keller, of near Leon, visited relatives here Monday and Tuesday of last week. Mrs. and Mrs. W. F. C. Cox, of near Humeston, visited Mr. and Mrs. II. IJ. Cox Tuesday night. John Yai! and Walter Miller, of Gar den Grove, were transacting business here Thursday. T. M. Biedsoe returned Monday from a visit with relatives and friends at Weldon and Crown. Mr. and Mrs. C. C. Dye spent Sunday at the Novia S. Beavers home. Cured Hay Fever and Summer Cold. A. S. Xusbaum, Batesville, Indiana, writes: "Last year 1 suffered for three months with a summer cold so distress ing that it interfered with my business. 1 had many of the symptoms of hay fever, and a doctor's prescription did not reach my case, and I took several medicines which seemed only to ag gravate it. Fortunately I insisted upon having Foley's Honey and Tar. It quickly cured me. My wife has since used Foley's Honey and Tar with the same success." Bell & Robinson. Crown. As the water has most subsided we will endeavor to drop a few lines from this neck of the woods once more. Corn is looking better but a very yel low prospect yet. Oats are good, hay is better but best of all is the crop of frogs, grasshoppers, weeds, etc. L. D. Merrill and best girl were call ers at Crow Hill farm. Mrs. B. M. McDonough is quite poor ly at present. F. W. Garber has three well bred shepherd dogs which he would like to dispose of, anyone desiring a good dog will do well to see him. Elmer Dunn has moved the old store building from this place,which his moth er will rebuild in a modern dwelling, on north main street in Leon. We are sorry to see thisjbuilding go also Mr Dunn. Well everybody must get busy this week, so you can spend next week on a vacation and be sure that it is spent in Leon at the Chautauqua don't expect your neighbor to holp you thresh next week for he wants to go if you do lots all go and hear the Royal English hand bells ringers who have a world's record the only thing of the kind in the world fresh from England, a treat to old and young. Mrs. Lester Hunt, of Shenandoah, has come for a few days visit at the home of her father, J. H. Merrill. If you are all run down Foley's Kid ney Pills will help you. They strengthen the kidneys so they will eliminate the imparities from the blood that depress the nerves, and cause exhaustion, back ache, rheumatism, and urinary irregu larities, which sap the vitality. Do not delay. Take Foley's Kidney Pills at once.. Bell & Robinson. To Every Housekeeper PEPPER CINNAMON AUSPICE GINGER NUTMEG CLOVES MUSTARD We want you to prove the quality of Zephyr Flour—at our risk. We are so certain that this flour will please you more than any other flour you have ever used that we will charge you nothing for 24 pounds if it disappoints you in any respect. This is our plan: Buy a 48-pound sack of our Zephyr Flour today. Use half of it. If it does not make as good bread as you ever baked —if it does not make as many loaves as any flour you ever used send the remaining half back to your dealer. He will refund you the price of the whole sack. Could any test be more fair Zephyr Flour is made only from the finest grade of the famous hard wheat grown in Kansas. J. A. CASTER, Leon, Iowa. G. M. MILLER, Garden Grove,"Iowa. MixToneBros. Cinnamon in equal parts with flour subject it to any tes^you please you'll find it even then as strong as ordinary kinds. Strength and quality always conspicuous characteristics of Tone Bros. Spices—result from unexcelled facilities for selecting, handling and grinding. All of CANNON BRAND are sealed air-tight the pure, rich seasoning properties of the spice are in the package when it reaches you. Grocers—10c. There are two kinds of spices—TONE'S and "otheri." TONE BROS., Des Moines, Iowa. Gem City Business College QUINCY, ILL. Annual attendance 1400. .1 teachers. Students from majority of states. Oocu- pies Its'own »io8,j6 "specially de- UOOu signed, and equipped building. DAeiUAne await our graduates. Thor "OSITIOGlS ough courses In Short- iRtheUlKllL'll. nnw wiwt uuou. .u.».«u atea catalogue giving full Information free. D. L, MUSfoKUttAN. President Qnlnc». Illinois ZEPHYR FLOUR We Guarantee every sack of Zephyr Flour. It willsatisfy you and it will, produce as many loaves of bread per sack as any flour or your grocer will refund,your Money BOWERSOCK MILLS.A. POWER CO August 11, 12 and 15, 1909 Something doing all the time every day. Lots 'of shade and water, Balloon Ascensions, Trix McHale, Grand River Band, Queen City Quartette, Three Big Ball Games, Basket Ball, Hon. H. M. Towner, Hon. V. R. McGinnis, .Frank S. Bone and Mr. Lucius E. Wilson, speakers. Three big days of amusement and education. WESTERN NORMAL buLiluL 1. Normal 2. Dldactio 3« Selontlflo 4. Litorary 0. Claaale 6. Oolloga Preparatory ^p. ,, of Decatur County This wheat is not only known for the high quality of its flour but for the large amount of gluten it yields. It is the gluten that determines the quality of bread you can make from a given measure of flour. That is why Zephyr Flour makes as many loaves as any ilour and so many more loaves than most other flours.' on Attend College Near Home. None Better. The Work and Worth and Low Rates of the Western Normal College, Shenandoah, Iowa, attract every year scores of students from fifteen or twenty different states, as well as hundreds more from various counties near by, or not far distant. This great school will do as much for all students of this and other counties who attend, and will REPAY RAIL WAY FARE on the basis of the yearly or quarterly enrollment. Isn't such a school the one you want, beside the advantage of getting home quickly if you want to go? WE FIT STUDENTS FOR POSITIONS AND GET POSITIONS FOR OUR STUDENTS. Will seud proof in our little booklet, "Engaged in the World's Work," if you will write us. Read our "ad" below and write today for our Complete Bulletin. Student's Railroad Pare Paid. Send for Schedule. School Year 48 Weeks. Students Enter Any Time. Approved by State of Iowa. Located in Ideal College City, Finest Equipments Throughout. Faculty of Specialists. Trains large numbers of Teachers. Busi ness, Shorthand and Music Departments unequalled in the Vest. Courses: 7. Common School 8* County Cortlfleato O. Stata Cortlfleato 10* Buslnoaa or Commarolal 11. Poat»Commorolal 12. Shorthand, Amanuonsaa and Taacher'a SI30.00 pays for one year, 48 weeks, Including room and board. 839.90 pays for xo weeks. Ent anytime. Sessions continuous no terms. Complete Bulletin No. 36 mailed free on request. Iowa Steam Laundry Co. Anything from finest silk fibre to heavy wool curtains. Dye Works in connection Send Basket Monday and Wednesday. J. A. CASTER, Agent. 1 -'I. 1 1 That is why we caa definitely guarantee Zephyr Flour. It is the only guaranteed flour to be found in any marketJ At the bottom you see the guaranty as it appears on every sack. It will be fulfilled to the letter. Order Zephyr Flour and begin the 24-pound free trial in your bread, biscuits, pastry, at once. It is handled by the following dealers: SCOTT & McCLARAN, Davis City, Iowa. B. D. FLEET, Lamoni, Iowa. •1 SHENANDOAH. IOWA. fl 'ift 13. Plain Panmanahlp and Pan Art 14. Mualc, Piano, Voloa, Violin, ate. 16a Elooutlon and Oratory 16* Summer School 17, Corroapondonoo Couraoa 18. Elactlva Couraoa J. HUSSEY, PRESIDENT, SHENANDOAH, IOWA. Clias.Penisten Shoe Shop! .^C West of Exchange National Bank. I do all kinds of repair and custom work in a work manship manner.