RINGS! 2 STAGES
HUGE STEEL GIRT ARENA!
The Only Lion That Rides a Horse!
Only Tiger that Rides an Elephant
The Biggest Menagerie
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.
'V Tfr "J-V, *5 Afc-' I I "f
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
CIRCUS SENSATION OF THE AGE!
J. R. BASHAW
Jeweler and Bookseller
Remember the place
•f Jeweler and Bookseller
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
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
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
Mrs. John Black, of Des Moines, who
had been visiting relatives south of
town, returned home the latter part of
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
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
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.
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
Mrs. Carl Reynolds, of Leon, spent
Sunday with Miss Julia Evans.
Johnnie Mendenhall and family, of
Leon, spent Sunday with relatives in
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
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,
Mike GrilUn and son had business in
Milt Spencer and Miss Grace Gar
ner called at T. C. Tuller's Sunday even
Mrs. Mike Griffin is on the sick list.
Several from this vicinity were Leon
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.
Maud Brown will teach the White
Mr. Quiet has purchased Leon
erty and will move to town.
Mr. Sears was a business caller
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
J. Ridgoway called at Pine Grove.
Mr. Brown was out to his farm Mon
Frnk Garber has the material for a
Mr. Stearns was helping I. Keim in
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
THE LEON REPORTER, THURSDAY, AUGUST 5 1909
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
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
Mr. and Mrs. C. K. Coontz, of Line
ville, spent Sunday at the A. P. Coontz
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
Mr. and Mrs. James Konklin visited
her mother, Mrs. Mary Beavers, Wed
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
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
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
Mr. and Mrs. Beatty Cunningham, of
High Point, visited at the E. A. Bright
Thursday of last week was one of the
hottest days of the season, the ther
mometer registering more than 100
Curtis Leachman, of Des Moines, who
has been visiting his brother Sam for
some weeks, returned to that city
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
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
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.
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,
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
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
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.
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.
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
are sealed air-tight the pure, rich
seasoning properties of the spice are
in the package when it reaches you.
There are two kinds of spices—TONE'S and "otheri."
TONE BROS., Des Moines, Iowa.
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
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
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
6. Oolloga Preparatory
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.'
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
12. Shorthand, Amanuonsaa
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.
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.
That is why we caa
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.
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.
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