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1897.
and of course saw lots of familiar faces on the way. As soon as we got off the car Con bought peanuts and when the Italian looked doubtfully at a jammed 5¢ piece, Con said "oh! that's all right - The Elephant stepped on it this morning!" We gazed upon the bill of an enormous "Wild Man of Borneo" tearing a sailor limb from limb, and then went in to the Animals - which were very fine - fully a dozen elephant - camels - ostrich - fine tigers - a pair of lions ("Nero" was one) and so on - Con says "Now let's go and see the monkeys - They're expecting me - I promised them some dessert this morning" - Then he actually made me drink some circus lemonade very wet and very cold! and a very - long drink! - but anything but strong. The man assuring us all the time that it wouldn't hurt us a bit! &c. &c. Inside Con found the best reserved seats there were, I'm sure - and we sat on the umbrella & spread out programs and peanuts and candy & opera glasses &c. and watched the people and the camera - fiend (clown) in front - who insisted upon taking people's pictures - I saw Walter Smith & Geo. Wilder & others I knew - of course the circus was fine -

1897.
and of course saw lots of familiar faces on the way. As soon as we got off the car Con bought peanuts and when the Italian looked doubtfully at a jammed 5¢ piece, Con said "oh! that's all right - The Elephant stepped on it this morning!" We gazed upon the bill of an enormous "Wild Man of Borneo" tearing a sailor limb from limb, and then went in to the Animals - which were very fine - fully a dozen elephant - camels - ostrich - fine tigers - a pair of lions ("Nero" was one) and so on - Con says "Now let's go and see the monkeys - They're expecting me - I promised them some dessert this morning" - Then he actually made me drink some circus lemonade very wet and very cold! and a very - long drink! - but anything but strong. The man assuring us all the time that it wouldn't hurt us a bit! &c. &c. Inside Con found the best reserved seats there were, I'm sure - and we sat on the umbrella & spread out programs and peanuts and candy & opera glasses &c. and watched the people and the camera - fiend (clown) in front - who insisted upon taking people's pictures - I saw Walter Smith & Geo. Wilder & others I knew - of course the circus was fine -

1897.
and of course saw lots of familiar faces on the way. As soon as we got off the car Con bought peanuts and when the Italian looked doubtfully at a jammed 5¢ piece, Con said "oh! that's all right - The Elephant stepped on it this morning!" We gazed upon the bill of an enormous "Wild Man of Borneo" tearing a sailor limb from limb, and then went in to the Animals - which were very fine - fully a dozen elephant - camels - ostrich - fine tigers - a pair of lions ("Nero" was one) and so on - Con says "Now let's go and see the monkeys - They're expecting me - I promised them some dessert this morning" - Then he actually made me drink some circus lemonade very wet and very cold! and a very - long drink! - but anything but strong. The man assuring us all the time that it wouldn't hurt us a bit! &c. &c. Inside Con found the best reserved seats there were, I'm sure - and we sat on the umbrella & spread out programs and peanuts and candy & opera glasses &c. and watched the people and the camera - fiend (clown) in front - who insisted upon taking people's pictures - I saw Walter Smith & Geo. Wilder & others I knew - of course the circus was fine -
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