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A Midwinter Circus

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Parent Issue
Day
8
Month
January
Year
1897
Copyright
Public Domain
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Last ' Mouday the Light Infautry Arruory was put into the hands of Coutraotor Huwe to tear down the partitious and put up the seats. The ooinpany boys were put to work also at the laying of the ring, whicb is to be made for the Mamnioth Mid-Winter Circus, which takes place Jan. 12 to 16 inclusive, the same as one in a regular outdoor circus. The ring is luid on the foundation vrith clay aud sawdnst, so as to give lt the natural spring. The boys have worked hard to make this a í'ar greater succees than last year's circus aud deserve all the oredit the public eau bestow upou them. The inanagenieut of the oirc3us wisb it to be generally understood that this circus ín to be put ou by all professional people with the exceptlion of Harkius aud Grauger, Auu Arbor's most favorite character oomediaus, vocalists and dancers. The genial assistant ruanager, Dean Seabolt, will handle the whip in the ring and act as the aunounoer. The returu of Mr. and Mrs. Frank B. Miller will be appreciated by all those who bad the pleasure of seeing them last winter. Tney are to be che star attraction and briug with theru their beautiful and spirited irou grey horses. Mr. and Mrs. Miller made mauy friends bore last year aud their retina will be looked upon with pleasure. The company have engaged the star clown of tne cuuliueut, DelFuego, who will keep the audieuoe in au uptoar. They have also eugaged the Lu. Mouts, the highest salaried aorobats iu the world. This will positively be their last appearance before goiug abroad. Boice and Pickard will be seeu in comioal gymnastic work un the triple horizontal bars-. Clark and Fox, twoclever character comedians. will furuish fnn for the audieuce. Neola, tlie prince of jugglers aud equilibrista, is oue of the star attractious. Fred La Mout, the ouly original íuuny "Kid" on the slack vsire, is also amoug the players. Dolly Miller will be scen in priucipal auci high school nieuaga rid iug acts. DelFuego will lead the crowd of fuuny men. Frauk B. Miller, the champion bouudinfi jockey aud hnrdle rider, will introduce somo of the most araaAug feats ever seen in modem equestraaium. Tbere vvill be a grand fcrianism tournameut by some of the world's best leapers uutii tumblers at eacb performance. This is bnt a brief outliue of the many novelties to be seeu it their performances, aud the managers have eonñdenoe that they will be able to entertain aud rielight the andieuees. Advertisiug wagon No. 8, uader the rnauagemeut of Dean Seabolt, has been uut for a week or more billiug thé small towns aud surroundiug country, ;md it will be uo fault of the corps of men if the whole couuty does not see iiud read the tuany billa thafc are out. This circus will be m "fake" and we wish (o impress upon the niinds of the public that if they go ouce they will go agaiu. It will be tbe same, and put on iu the same way as a regular outdoor tent show. The arinory will resemble a tont, for the walls are to be canvassed and iu all will present the same appearauce as auy tent show. Tbere will be a graud free street parade on Tuesday and Wednesday headed by tbe Light Iufantry Military Band of solo mnsiciaus. There will also be a fiee exhibitioii aud rope asceusjon on days of matinee, Wednesday and Saturday. Dou't forget, the big show begins next Tnesday and continúes all the week. Adinissiou 2.jo. to the big show.

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