Sparks Article 7-8-1922
Monday, of away July The by for order for Wil- PRK1TV G1KLS AND FIXE HOUSES AT SPARKS'S CIKCTS. Manager Charles Sparks of the Sparks circus which exbihits in Kingston next Tuesday, prides himself himself on two things--his ability to raise blooded horses, and his ability to select charming girls to ride | ^_ ^ them. Outside of Macon, pa., Mr.-Sparks maintains his home, where the _winter quarters^ of a circus are located, is his large where much time is devoted to training of the splendid steeds which play so prominent a part his circus. Although a large corps of expert horsemen are retained there all year round at an enormous Mr. Sparks gives his horses his personal attention. While he has spe- cialized in native breeds, his stables include a ' n u m b e r of fine horses, gathered during his travels the near'east. The trained horses with the circus this season are valued at more'than $80,000. But it takes more than perfect horses to make an exhibition o equestrianism complete and attractive. attractive. The finer sleek, well-kept animals animals are shown at their best only when ridden by pretty girls. Here Mr. Sparks finds his southern ideally located, for within a short beautiful in birth and looks--from whom he selects the dashing equestriennes who h radius are hundreds of girls--"Georgia peaches" added so much to the fame of Sparks circus. The public will have ample opportunity to view both maids and in the lengthy street parade which leaves the grounds promptly at 10:5(0 a. m. circus day.