Sparks Article 5-10-1932
Performing Elephants With Downie Bros, I to 1 in A herd ranging from the largest to the smallest performing elephants on earth arc another outstanding toalure with Downie Bros. Circus. When the big show comes hure Monday for afternoon and night performances on the Carter street ciicus lot, this group of well trained pachyderms will be put through • unusual and pleasing paces by Miss Ella Harris, pic- with a part of her their trainer lured above charges. A "circus program which includes aerialists, acrobats, gymnasts, performing ponies and thirty dancing hordes as well as a whole army ot clowns and all the acts that go to make up a circus is what Manager Charles Sparks, the popular veteran now in charge, is offering for the 11)32 tour of the show. A street parade over a mile in length and with all the dazzling features of Ihe old, combined with the improvements of the new; this feature said to be the longest of its kind in the world, will leave the shew grounds at 11:45 A. M. The Hanneford Family of riders, world known for their skill and daring, featuring George the incomparable riding comedian and a personal appearance of Buck Owens, movie cowboy, with his entire Hollywood company are two outstanding features.