Sparks Sea Lion Band 10-13-1938

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Sparks Sea Lion Band
10-13-1938 - HOPE STAR, HOPE, ABKANSAfl Famous Musical Sea...
HOPE STAR, HOPE, ABKANSAfl Famous Musical Sea Lion Band on Captain IMckard nnd his assembly of musical sen lions, believed to lie the only sea lion band in existence, directed by "Teddy" al.so a champion juggler and bnlnnrcr will appear \\ilh Downie Brothers Circus coming to Hope for two performances at tin West I'ond Street circus grounds on .Saturday, October 22. <•> — Thrills, spills and .spine "chillers" | ing Mr. Sparks of his "find," and th r of re the three words appuinlcclly dc- iiiindcd by the circus going public to- lay and likewise are the same three factors which are the basis of consideration given circus features being constantly .sought by modern circus managers of this day and age. Charles Sparks, manager of tin Downie Bros. Circus, which comes tn Hope on Saturday, October 22 for an afternoon and night performance considers these fundamentals for the engaging of his ualax of circus stars und with these essentials foremost in their minds, in addition to the entertaining value of the act. the circus scouts fur talent judge the worthiness of their "finds" by this basic rule. When a representative of the Downie Bros. Circus in Brussels, Belgium, witnessed the intrepid feats upon the silver wire performed by the Royal Five. European wizards of the wire, he sensed, by their presentation, the worthiness of this as a possible feature for the Downie Bros. Circus for it'.i new .seasonal lour. Cabl- U.S. 25 possibility of having this international ly famous contingent of wire walker under contract as an exclusive feat ure of his circus, he was advised t contract the act, regardless of casts o salary, if, in his trained mind the ac was truly and really as sensational a he described it to Mr. Sparks. Ar rangomenls were made for the migra lion of the Royal Five to America and with their properties i.nj personal pnrnphnnalia the troupe arrived in this country preparatory to tho opening of the Downie Bros. Circus for their initial bow nnd public appearance in America with this big show. Two handsome boys and three Continental beauties comprise the personnel of this act and the speed, poise and agility with which they perform hazardous and tricky stunts upon the slender silver wire make them easily one of the outstanding features of this big show's international conclave of arcnie stars. The feat of one of the male members of leaping clear of i table above the wire is a real feature. drews, labor commerce. the performing in goods first act 24. the not uc ie nay if

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