Sparks Downie Bros Combined Shows 10-1-1938
[s Circus in October 22 Feature Attraction Acquired From Ringling Ringling Bros. Circus Art Miller, agent for the Spnrks- Downie Bros. Combined Circus, announced announced here Salurday Hint he had made preliminary arrangements for the appearance in Hope of the above named enterprise the' nfttrnoon and nighl of Salurday, Octboer 22. The Downie Circus is greally enlarged enlarged Ihis yonr due lo Ihe acquislion of a number of fealuro nltraclions from the ningling-nnrnum Sliow. Charles Sparks is recognized as one of America's most popular "Circus- men." Which results from having given Ihe public a high class and clean form of enlcrtainmenl. The advertising cars will arrive in a few days to place the bright mid flashy circus pastors within the city and surrounding terrilory. The Sparks Circus made n route of Arkansas towns about 15 years ago nnd is remembered :is being one of outstanding "big time" circuses.