Billetti Sept 4, 1931 Staesvill Record & Landmark Statesville, N.C.
Sparks Circus Season of 1931 Not Duplicated by at (IBO nf Circus day will soon be a reality. Youngsters und their elders who have been in anticipatory mood for the past few days will soon bask in the joy, pleasure and entertainment of the "white top." Sparks Four Ring Circus, now in its 41st annual tour, will stage two exhibitions on T.ne circus grounds at Weat Front Street and Avenue on Thursday, September 17. A less representatives who have been calling on the newspapers in the Interest of the Sparks Ciicus report the program as the best in history. Many cnanges have been nmue in Uie personnel since the show' was last here. The bigger show also required larger tents, both for the main performance and also the men«Kerie. Tr, fact when the Sparks Circus left winter - quarters in isarasota, Fioi 1 - ida, early in April the ij'.iow was practically new, being entirely rebuilt^ during the layoff season. Two of the outstanding features, of the 1931 tour will be the displays ol' trained wild animals, presented in the steel arenas by Franz Woska, famous subjugator of jungle beasts, and the groat Billetti troupe of high wire artists who present breath - taking stunts high up in the dome of main tent without a safety net 'indf month. Mnny other imported features and novelties will be given " prominent displays,"