Mon. Oct. 10, 1898: Ther. cool Wea. clear I went to the big circus of Lemen Bros. the street parade side shows and all took up most of the day. they had 6 African Lions 2 mountain Lions, 1 Hyena. 1 camel 2 yaks 3 elk, 1 bear. 2 wolves 1 white and 1 gray. & 3 elephants with Rajah the /10/ Biggest beast on earth weight 7 tons. there was several other curosities. trapees playing, tumbling, High dive etc, etc. Tuesday 11: Ther. cool Wea. light clouds. I took 17 bu. & 10 lbs wheat to the mill and sold it for 45 cts cts per bu. it came to $7.70 cts. Father came in on S.P.U. we went to Sterling.