Downie Dog & Pony Show 6-21-1910

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Downie Dog & Pony Show 
6-21-1910 - mi INTELLIGENCE Properly Treated and Trained...
mi INTELLIGENCE Properly Treated and Trained Dogs Can Do Clever Tricka. Yesterday was an Ideal "circus day. and the first spread of canvas in the city this year attracted quite a crowd to Andrew Downie's pony and do. show on Main and Redwood avenue. The morning street parade was very good Indeed, aud the appearance of the pretty little ponlis and Intelligent looking dogs was well arranged. The matinee yesterday afterntTnn was well attended, but the tent was packed last night, over 1,500 tickets being sold. Xot one felt his money misspent, but all enjoyed the exhibition cf animal intelligence under human control. It is evident that It has taken much hard work and Ingenuity to train these dumb brutes to accomplish such feats, and the display of the high state to which animal instinct may be cultl vated Is remarkable. The hanging scene enacted entirely by dogs la a marvel. The canines per form this difficult feature In a manner almost bevond belief. A tire brigade, composed of dog struggle heroically to subdue the flames in a little shanty erected in the tent and In a short time succeed. Th hose cart and hook and ladder are boarded bv the canine and monkey llremen an a realistic return home is made. A new feature of the show is the In troduct'.on of the baby elephant, S. tan. which performs a number of tricks with proverbial elephantlc In telllgence. The band of greyhounds gives splendid exhibition of high and long distance Jumping. Then there are trick dogs and clow- does galore. The performance is car rled on with a snap and a dash whlc makes everv moment Interesting Best of ajl the dogs are left in the ring after the show to be fondled and petted bv the audience they have amused. Two exhibitions will be given today In the tent, and all who con spere the price of admission cannot spend It to better advantage than at the dog snow

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  1. The Winnipeg Tribune,
  2. 21 Jun 1910, Tue,
  3. Page 3

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