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 announced yesterday. William M. Moore and Co. bought the circus for an unannounced unannounced sum. The new concern 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, announcement, said he retired because 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 attorney and newspaperman, are associated associated with Moore in the pur- *chase. I , j ters hcrc for about 10 years, i WJU go on the road in Anrll — •----~L._lL.__ The circus, with winter quar- I

Clipped from Panama City Pilot24 Feb 1939, FriPage 3

Panama City Pilot (Panama City, Florida)24 Feb 1939, FriPage 3
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