Mugivan RBBB 1933 Road Shows 1-5-1933
this Walnut Myrtle Â· ; Â· . of have after in. with 1040- very of -of wife. gone city Jack- ' PERU WILL SEND FaRIHONLY ONE OF ITS THREE CIRCUSES THIS OF Jn a to T. '. Peru, Ind., Jan. .5.--(Tribune Special.)--That only one;circua. will take the -road .from the'-Peru quarters o f . the Singling. Brothers in r terests-'next wpring,-. but- that- it will be bigger'.than ..any .of the three shows that have made their home here in'the. past,, was the "underground report" today from circus- winter .quarters.-. Although official. verification was lacking, a check, o't semi-authoritative sources indicated that the report .is true, and that a new ' and greatly enlarged organization is being, formed to travel under'the banner of "The 'Carl Hagenbeek and Great Wallace Shows,, Comoined." Jess Adkins, general manager of the'Ringling interests here, was interviewed 'in a telephone 'conver'- sation Â· last' night,. but declined to make , any statement other than that,an announcement of some kind could'be expected Friday. . . Two . Out .last Seanon.'. - .Of''the three circuses, quartered here only two were on the road'last year--^the Hagenbeck-Wallace anri the. Sells-Flotp. The John Hobin- son ' equipment remained in Perui The former, featuring -a wlkl animal act.under the direction of the now-faiaous- Clyde Beatty, -is reported to'have enjoyed great, success in spite of the economic depression, and remained 'on .the. road several weeks longer than did.the Sells-Floto. Â· . . Â· . ' .Minor attaches of the. circus are of the opinion that the -new show will travel in fifty- double-length cars, to Â· be drawn .'in three sections. It was considered probable that it will compare favorably in' size ; with the-Ringling Brothers- Barnum 4 Bailey show." . John .Kfngllng's Flins. Practically, all., of the,large tent- lace and the Al G.--Barnes show. . Five elephants . recently., were shipped from. Peru to California-to join, the Al G. Barnes troupe. leaves thirty-four : of the ;pachy : derms at "the ' local 'winter quarters, and. it is .believed that all' these will be 'carried Â· along, with the proposed new. show. - . '. Late Ben Wallaces-Work; : ,Tbe Hageribeck-Wallace ' circus was' assembled about 1910 by the late Benjamin -E.. Wallace, of Peru,'who. had grown: wealthy during- a quarter of .'century- of.opera- tion, of the Great .Wallace Shows, which be .built -. up Â· from a few broken down wagons- and- mangy horses to. one of the. largest amusement organization'^ -in the country. Then'he-bought :Â· the Carl Hagenbeck- ti-ained animal, .exhibit . and brought it to- Peru .from GeiTnany to.combine it -withyhia circus. 1 ' Â· Three years later two-thirds of the show was wiped out-by the disastrous, 1913 .flood. But, Mr. Wallace,', long used to the "hardships ]. of circus..life: built it up .again, sell out a few .'years- later, to late Jerry. Mugivan, Bert Bowers, now of Peru, a n d - E d Indianapolis, who -formed., the 'American. Circus corporation. : , A few-' years-.ago the- 1 Ringllnga acquired the controlling- interest .in- this corporation. . . . . U' tfciii* , . Â· i - i t , i cd- amusement organizations in. the at- country, including^ . those of the American Circus Corporation here, the arc now. controlled by Bingiing Feb- Brother* The unofficial- reporta say .that. John Bingling, head- of .the'.'company, -plans - to-.put only/ three on the roa.d during the,com- Ing season--Ringilng' iBrothers- Barnum ' Bailey,. Hagenbeck-Wal- BIBLE CLASS SOCIAL JLAUIES' NIGHT OBSERVED BY ; Y. M. C. A. CLASS WEDNESDAY NIGHT. The T.-.-M. .C. -A. Men's Bible class-observed the second Ladies' Night Â·' program of the ' 1532-1933 season Wednesday evening, with ninety-six present.-' The red division led In the .attendance contest, with twcnty : six'of those present/ - . . - ' . - ' . . i 'In the absence' o f v t h e teacher,- Attorney'Â· Lloyd McClurc,; tho address -'of the evening 'waia presented 'by the Rev. R.' W.