Sparks Coupon 9-22-1933
DOWNIE CIRCUS HERE Two Thousand Coupon? Worth 10 Cents Given To Youngsters Thursday was circus day In Statesville, with a parade 'n every- hlng. Downle Brothers circus pitched their tent on the Lackey ilrcus lot, on West Front street, and presented two performances— a matinee and an evening showing. This circus travelled by motor and was a veritable caravan on wheels. A parade at noon was witnessed by a large crowd, and both performances were well attended. The circus featured- Jack 3oxle, western film star, 'and has 'amous horse. Approximately 2,000 cards bear- ng the picture of Jack Hoxie, were given out by The Record to the dddles of Iredell county, and were good for ten cents on the egular children's admission price of 25 cents. Kiddies from all over he county visited The Record of- flee to get their tickets before gong to the circus, and great numbers delightfully presented these cards at the ticket office on their way nto the "Big Top." Circus day passed without unusual disorder, according to local police. Approximately 100 of the younger students of the Barium Springs Orphanage attended the afternoon performrance as guests of the circus manager, Charles Sparks, and their delight was clear indication of their gratitude for the treat.