Sparks Downie 7-20-1937

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Sparks Downie 7-20-1937 - CIRCUS COMING Advanoa forces of the Downle Bros...
CIRCUS COMING Advanoa forces of the Downle Bros Circus rolled into town today with thi warming news that this well knowi circus, under the - management o Charles Sparks, will exhibit in Portsmouth on Monday, Aug. t. The No. 1 advertising oar, with Its fleet of trucks and 25 men, radiates the cry that the show is all new this year Walter Ollbey, publicity agent ant manager of the car declares that the circus Is bigger and better than ever before, with its many new features Foremost of them are: Reb Russell famous cowboy screen star, and his "wonder horse, "Rebel," with cowboys cowgirls and Indians from his ranch; Al Hodgenl, Jr., and his European company of riding'marvels; Eno Japanese Troupe from the Mikado land; Aaerial Roberts' Champion Bar Performers; Butters Family, visions of grace on a slender strand of steel; Captain Picard and his Frisco Seals; Marion Shufford, featured equestrienne; Larkins Duo, an unusually difficult act of balancing; Tudor Troupe, European acrobats; the Aerial Ballet, beautiful aerlalists in thrilling display of strength and agility; Downie Bros.' famous High School Horses, the finest array of educated, blue-blooded, high school menage and dancing horses ever exhibited in America; two herds of performing elephants, In new and surprising feats; 25 clowns, ambassadors of fun, in their famous leaps over elephants and horses. And, as usual, one of the largest travel- Ing menageries is carried by the circus.

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  1. The Portsmouth Herald,
  2. 20 Jul 1937, Tue,
  3. Page 3

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