Sparks Sale 2-24-1939

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Sparks Sale 2-24-1939 - Downie Brothers Circus is Sold; Sparks Retires...
Downie Brothers Circus is Sold; Sparks Retires MACON, Ga., Feb. 24—(>P)— S'ale of the Downie Brothers circus and the retirement of its owner, Charles Sparks, was announced yesterday. William M. Moore and Co. bought the circus for an unannounced sum. The new concern Is headed by William M. Mocre, a veteran of 20 years In ths show busii^ess and a native of Denison, Tex. Sparks, In making the announcement, said he retired because of the illness of his wife, who Is confined to a Macon hospital. H. A. Decker and T. Lo Moore, oil men of Electra, Tex., and Paul M, Conway, Macon attorney and newspaperman, are associated with Moore in the pur- *chase. I , j ters hcrc for about 10 years, i WJU go on the road in Anrll I — •----~L._lL.__ The circus, with winter quar- I

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  1. Panama City Pilot,
  2. 24 Feb 1939, Fri,
  3. Page 3

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