Mugivan RBBB Peru Move 12-24-1935
C1RCIM1LLBE MOVED OUT OF * PERU fARTERS Ringh'ngs Plan to Combine Hagenbeck-Wallace Show with Other Units Peru, Ind., Dec. 23--(Tribune Special)--Following announcement from Wevr York today by Samuel Gurnpertz, head of the Singling Brothers circus interests, that the Hagenbeck-Wallace circus would be moved frÂ«ra Peru and would be put on the road next summer, it was learned tonight from au:h- oritat.ive sources hera that the Kingiing.s will operate two large shows next year. One will be known as that of Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey, Combined. 2t is not believed that the name the other has been decided upon definitely, although it will be composed of the present Al G. Barnes evju'.pment and personnel and part of that from" the Hagenbeck-Wal- Jace. The remainder of the latter ?how will be added to the Rtngllng jBrothera-Barnum and Bailey. The new show will he quartered at L.O.S Angeles, Calif., and the v/inter quart era in Peru \\-\\\ be vacated, it was learned. However, the circus will remain here until following the close of various winter shows in which some of its are participating. Â£ Next spring wiil mark, the first *Jn about a half-century that a circus has not started from Peru on its summer tour. The lale Benjamin E. Wallace, long a resident Peru, atarted the first one with few horses and wagons. It was known as "The Great Wallace Shows." It grew until, in 190-1, Mr. Wallace purchased the Carl Hagen"beck wild animals, which Inul been brought from Germany for oxihibi- tion at the St. Louis world fair, and launched the Carl Hageiibeck Great Wallace fihow.s, which the first major competitor of the Ringling and Barnum interests. Home time before Mr. Wallace's death he sold cut to the late Jerry Mugivan, Bert Bowers, now of Peru, and Ed Ballard. of French Lick, Â·who formed the American Circus corporations. About ten years ago they sold to the Ringling interests.