Sparks Moral Circus Girls 7-30-1936

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Sparks Moral Circus Girls
7-30-1936 - Wealth And Moral ^^ ' ' Life Of Circus Girls...
Wealth And Moral ^^ ' ' Life Of Circus Girls Yeimgrterti af All Age§ Await Pitching af Tenti Next Wednesday. " CUS TOIKS are. HUIIIC luvuiu M-^ What about the circus girl? Is she I liearl ar ,d not at all like thi . 1.1.. _._ _. ._ ^-t .!• trtnft , t • . , ,i_ 1 i _, i^. J U .*1I*. «t«J I ••» np nie Bros, Circus women ,all live in little country towns, where they prac* tice their professional work during the wlntei'i go early to bed, and ge tn fine physical and menta dition for trie spring call of dttt;?. Ctr, cus folks are.home loving pecple at an imppsslble person, of hard face and uncertain morals? A , question that is asked by the ftirotigs of sightseers who crowd the circus grounds. In the host of nearly four hundred who are attached to the -Downie Bros. Ch-cus under the management of Charles Sparks about one third'are young women, either aeralistsA acrobats, or riders. Hence it can be cms- ily understood that Women are ^, • guided public is inclined to ccnstder them mis- , £ ^ mogt important adjuncts lhe cjrcus ^ & ^^ o£ {act the ^.^ of *" the circus girls'are most refreshing, health|est and QltonMl minded the to the De- his lead the Indians count Cain Athletics back a the healthiest and qleanest minded young women ever assembled together. Many of the so-called girls are married women with young daughters and sons, who are also with the circus. There is little difference between the girls Of the circus and the ordinary healthy girls who live in comfortable, reflned homes, except that the life of the circus girl is the open. There she has a better op x - portunity to develop both physically and mentally. Life, behind the big red curtain which separates the dressing room from the rest of the circus is unlike that of a big family camp. Here the women do their sewing, their laundry, their reading and writing, and the instructing of their young, children. ; No one molests them, no profanity is allowed to reach their ears, and the atmosphere in which they live is as reflned and respectable as it would be in the best regulated home. The domestic instinct is very strong Downie Bros. Big three cus will be here on Wednes to gust 5. LEWIS-GAINER NON- TITLE FIGHT TONIGHT PITTSBURGH, July 30.—(f)—Johi world's faces xne aomesuc msunn is very strong R L . 22-year-old among the circus Women, for the per- J son .that they are deprived .of .home «ght heavyweight champidn ^ life a great part of every year. They ', one of his severest ring test; tonight sew much, and many of fhem do ex-! i n meeting the hard-punch ng, 26- ceedingly pretty fancy work. They year-old Al Gainer, of Nev Haven, do all the mending of persona! gar- Conn., in a 12-round non-title bout, ments'. There isn't a home of a cir- Promoters predict the two Negroe cus woman that is not furnished with- will attract a $45,000 crov something that she has made during Lewis' superior boxing abil fVlfk caacnn OnA cialrlnrM COAB a nil*. .'»,« L..W. *. Pn..m«i4*i m.m.. the season. cus woman One seldom sees a cir- ing him a favorite over in a "»'***-*Wl*l t3*-\-B U V.1 * ' ll«j 1U 111 CI I-OWIIVC WV^i. .UO IV city after the sea- hooking, body-punching opponent. son is over. She flees from it, for she detests the noise and bustle. Almost with out exception the Dow- Negroes 'd, with ity mak- left- A side touch will be the feud in the respective corners: Form ;r heavyweight, champion Jack Johnson with

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  1. The Indiana Gazette,
  2. 30 Jul 1936, Thu,
  3. Page 15

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