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 - j DOWNIE BROS. PLEASES jtian Downie Brothers'...
j DOWNIE BROS. PLEASES jtian Downie Brothers' circus, the first of the season, arrived in town before daybreak this morning, and in a short time the tents were up and sverything in readiness for the first performance this afternoon at 2 o'clock and the second and last performance this evening at 8 o'clock. Downie Brothers are modern and travel in style. Instead of coming by rail the circu3 travels overland by auto trucks. Forty-two Chervolet trucks made ud this caravan which Berlin, fully one mile in length. The (trucks came over the mountain during night from Emmitsburg, where the b'R tents were Pitched last night. " was an ideal day for a circus and ; hundreds of people were on the ground I all day long. For the afternoon per- lhe' ten.t was finea and those swn lpnvlne were more than nleased I the entrtainmnt. The side show i'llimiimimmmiiiiiiiiiiniit; with its numeroua attractions. : JltlllUliiiHlinilllllltlfil The Silver Lake Trio and The Cow- dens, all aerial artists, are features j in the big tent. The entertaining ; clowns are led by none other than 1 the famous Scotty Dean, international ly known clown. The show is replete , w ith a continuous round of acts which are bound to please everybody. There was no street parade, but the ! calliope aroused the nighborhood and ' let it be known that it was circus day i and that everybody was to forget their ; worries and turn out for a good time. Balloons, pink lemonade and peanut3 i are all ago on the Clayton fields on ! East Second street where the tents . are pitched. The Record Herrold, ' Waynesboro, Pa., Wednesday, May ; 5. 1926.

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  1. The Selinsgrove Times-Tribune,
  2. 13 May 1926, Thu,
  3. Page 5

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