Sparks Article 5-3-1931

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Sparks Article 5-3-1931 - CIRCUS EXHIBITS HERE ON MONDAY Downie Brothers...
CIRCUS EXHIBITS HERE ON MONDAY Downie Brothers Show Is Traveling Overland In Motorized Equipment; Caravan Will Arrive Today-- Downie Brothers circuit, under the management of Charles Sparks, will exhibit in Bluefleld on Monday at the Bluefleld Airport. The circus which is traveling on modern motorized equipment will arrive in Bluefleld today, and will move through the city to the aviatjon field where the tented city will rise like raaglo before the eyes of hundreds ot circus fans who are expected to visit the grounds today. The circus carries 600 people, five bands, herd of performing elephanlB, thoroughbred horses and Shetland ponies. Forty clowns and sixty high class acta will Jmake up the program at the two performances— afternoon and night, here on Monday. This Is the first circus traveling overland on motorized parade, the first attempted la several years. The parade will leave the aviation field at 11:45 and reach the downtown business section at noon. School children will report at their respective schools at 8 o'clock Monday morning in order that they may be dismissed in time to attend the afternoon performance. \ Under orders Issued last night by Chief of Police John W. Haldren no parking will be permitted Monday inside the airport or on the south side of College avenue between Golf street and Bailey avenue. • • -

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  1. Bluefield Daily Telegraph,
  2. 03 May 1931, Sun,
  3. Page 4

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  • Sparks Article 5-3-1931

    mark124 – 10 Sep 2013

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