Downie Main Article 4-24-1922

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4-24-1922 - POPULAR PRICES Walter L. Main Cirrus Krfui-n.s...
POPULAR PRICES Walter L. Main Cirrus Krfui-n.s to Pro-War Admittance Foes. The Walter L. Main Circus now in Its 43rd annual tour will make its appearance in this city. Saturday, April 29th, aud is the first of all the tented Shows to restore its price of admission to pre-war schedule. The big circus this season is using 35 double length circus cars, and presenting in addition to its regular program, Andrew Downie's Trained !Wild Animal Shows, but believes that a popular price of admission Js this season's key-note of .success. Anticipating an unusually big busi- , ness, because of the reduced price of. admission, the seating capacity has [ j been increased aud as the astute pro- j prietor says, two well-filled tents) money than half-filled j j tents at big prices, but he asserts I I that he has in no instance curtailed j j the excellence of the performance. In j j fact, he i.s presenting this season the i i greatest arenic performance In the i history uf the Main Show. During : I the past winter his foreign agents i i were kept busy and he v r ill present i Jin consequence the most sensational | features ever brought to this conn-: try. These include the first appearance here of the Johannes Josefsson Icelandic Glima troupe, in a marvel- ouse exhibition of self-defense, eight | men defending themselves against twice as many assailants, the world's greatest acrobats in the Mangean troupe, the Kirkillos Russian aeriel- irits, Macahua de Ortega, Brazil's most sensational wire walker, the Mills. .French acrobats, the "Wallett family of riders, irom England, including Miss Hose Wallett. who Is Kaicl to b«.' the most accomplished of all equestriennes now before the public, Fred's trained seals and sea lions, who not only are expert jugglers, but play musical instruments as well. Capt. Wilson' riding lion, and .more than forty clowns who will fill in the time with their witticisms. The Main Circus this season promises a great performance. Including the war tax, the admission will be 60 cents for adults and ."O cents for children. Look for the big street parade on Saturday. j 1 I i j I i

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  1. Lebanon Semi-Weekly News,
  2. 24 Apr 1922, Mon,
  3. Page 6

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