Sparks Banker to Rider 5-5-1936. See Saved File

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Sparks Banker to Rider 
5-5-1936. See Saved File - Bank Secretary to Rider From typing to trouping...
Bank Secretary to Rider From typing to trouping natur ally calls for rather a drastic adjustment adjustment of ideas, conserjuently the various secretaries of business men of this city will be interested to know that in Downie Brothers' Circus, showing here on Monday, May 11, will be seen one of the most attractive performers and equestrienes, a girl who success fully made that adjustment. ihe is Marion Shufford, the dainty little Southern girl with blue - gray eyes, dark feathery eye lashes, a gracious curved mouth and clear school girl complexion. ' Marlon Shufford is a graduate of Mount de Sales Academy in Macon, Georgia. Shortly after her gradu ation she accepted a position as secretary to the president of a bank in Macon. Since earliest childhood Miss Shufford was always fond of horse back riding. After she was ten she spent her summer vacations with relatives in Kentucky. It was there that she learned to ride horses. During her college , days and while at the bank she spent her spare time riding u . famous Kentucky - bred horse, "Don" by name, that her parents had purchased purchased for her from a stable in Lexington, Kentucky. Marion was not like most girls who craved the auto, she loved the country where she could spend her time horseback tiding, and when at horn evenings and Sundays Sundays would find - her ir. Central City Park, where Mr. Charles Sparks has his winter quarters for the Downie Brothers' Crcus. . . It was there that Mr. Sparks discovered her and became interested interested in her ability as a rider and gave her many good instructions. He told her you cannot train a horse by severity; patience and sugar are the two essential things. Just as a horse eats fror instinct, so he learns tricks. Usually the eating is at the bottom of his en tire education. He performs his tricks, for the most part, because he knows he will receive somethinj good to eat if he does his work well. Heeding the advice of Mr. masterful horsemanship, dashing grace, and sheer young loveliness with the Downie Brothers Circus, taking the highest jumps and the dizziest, whirling, rears on the hippodrome hippodrome track. She is now the feature equestrienne with the Downie Brothers' Circus. Marion says circus life is the most fascinating fascinating existence; everyone is so interested in everyone else. Circus people are just like one big happy family. : - 1 MARYSVILLE Marysville, May 5. The Women's Women's Democratic Club will meet tonight tonight in the Moose Hall at 7.30 o'clock. "The Faithful Daughters Bible Class of Trinity Reformed Church will meet at the home of Mrs. Jack Sunganius Friday night. Mrs. . Minnie Fisher,; : Margaret Umberger, and Brinton Albright, spent the weekend with Mrs Fisher's son, Austin, at Endicott, N. Y. Mr. and Mrs. Scott Smith and their daughter Carolyn, of Gettys burg, visited Mr. and Mrs. Harry Heisley. . Miss ' Clara Nell Sweeney, a nurse at Germantown Hospital, is visiting her parents. Captain and Mrs. Victor Harding, of Washington D. C, are visiting F. W. Roberts. IFipji C UMriUIAVII) o 1 V XilliM pints $nzt NO. OO . Unrtatnn Sparks, - today we find her - with

Clipped from Harrisburg Telegraph05 May 1936, TuePage 8

Harrisburg Telegraph (Harrisburg, Pennsylvania)05 May 1936, TuePage 8
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