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Patrick, Warren A. (ed.) / Show world
(May 1, 1909)

Divide territory; avoid opposition,   p. 25


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THE SHOW WORLD
tiy ,19o9.
DIVIDE TERRITORY
AVOID OPPOSITION
Little Applause at Enid for 101 Ranch and a Newspaper the Miller
Brothers are Traveling Upon Their Reputation.
Enid, Okla, April 26.
Edward Arlington, of the Miller
rtheris 101 Ranch, and A. G. Camp-
ii, of the Campbell Brothers show,
ld a constltation  at Kansas City
,,i "divided"  Oklahoma   territory.
Jither show  could figure that any
oantage was to be gained by "oppo-
"indicatitns are that they (tite 1iller
Brothers), are following ini the toot-
steps of others and traveling thisyear
upon reptitatioti  established  dttrit''
the last two years." The Eagle says:
"It is not the excellent perforiance
that was seet inl the past.
"The attack and rescue of the stage
coach was ridiculous," says the Eagle.
"Taking   the   show   last iight anttd
\a result the 101 Ranich had comparing it with the Miller Brotherrs
ttirbusiness in, this state than they slowv of last year, the comparison i-
til! have otherwise secured. The beyond  belief. Very little applause
nidl Eagle  <'f  April  21,  avs  that  was ioticeable  last  iight.
UNDER THE WHITE TOPS
Ann Arbor (Mich.)-Ferry tield has
bn: cloed to circuses and  it is
outtful if a  lot can be secured
hto this seasot
Norfolk (Neb.)-The Smnith Brothers
circus, formerly  known   as   the
Lernar Brothers, has been sold to
patiesiii SiotuxCity, Iowa.
Ptsadena  (Cal.)-The    Sels-Floto
,hwhad tebig tettpacked twice
tere April 20. It exhibited at the
(annlelita  ro)un1d(s .
New York   (N. Y.)-Alie. Alice
Techow and her performing cats, a
n10\ iuropenn act, was added to the
[ppilmie circus bill this week.
GrandRapids (Mich.)-'he ptrk ant
.l-'r ciructes periiitsntuti tottisethle
,11    park grmtds thi stcasic
milit willhue dificult to find a lot.
Des Moines (Iowa) Al W. Martin
;ird here aittl:idv aid will be
uit tihv  Yiltk-e Roiitscoti show
which opeis the season here April
b.                       tIrs. Martin is here with him.
Connellsville (Pa.)-A petition is be-
in circulated it an endeavor to se-
cure fut( to build a show ground
adjoining the baseball park.  Use
,f the ballark does it greatclam-
ige he there is arain stortm-.
Peru (Ind.)-Oie of the colored erit-
pilecs of the IHagenbeck-Wallace
circus was robbed of $:0 by his as-
ociates before the show left town.
lihe robbery was committed onl tie
ircuts it.
Kansas City (Mo.)-C. W. Buchanan,
of the Yankee    Robinson shows,
ittle thisstatert while here to
re1 the Campbell Brotiers' show:
We rike tie stiialier towns that
1li,-Thati- do litct totuch. We,
''It *;alter 0[ lrptitattiotll huit
are  out  after  thle  mon( ey,  anld  wek
areC gettinl g it,"
Oklahoma    City  (Okla.)-The    101
Ranch did not give three perform-
ances here April 22 as the day was
stortiy. The two performaniceo at -
tracted  good   crowds,   however.
The P'itket shosw iicnoct have ea-
pttcity, bttt fare] well ccitsid cr11i9
he weather. The it ile ill t lie
itorntig was smiade ill the rain.
Portland   (Ore.) There   has   been
tjttine i skirinish hetweeit the Ntor-
rio & Rowve and Sells-lFito si1ws.
t'    airris & Rowe shior  ill ap-
par here Ali  ,; and 4 and the
Sell Iv h it<t  shot 1 s-  i \t  h it  :25.
The Norris& Rme      cpipe ,ecttrc-d
tile etituretiltbord Iu \ll. ifl-
Flow  scutred  mos).t of thec avail
able country billinig. L\RIMORI .
Yuma (Ariz.)-The Sell-Iltti showt
oane- ,ilte  ploittii iti  here.
Thte    riiur t Sti  t aited tiat lthe
crowd was satislied wvith the show
;,ttd  the  circtuii p tple  should  cer-
tailyl have been satistled \\ith the
crowd."  Thte Sutni praised the per-
fornance with the exception    of
the clows'. It thought the Clowns
were bum.it.
Logansport (Ind.)--Fifty-two   clerks
Lind attuhe  of the  Setiger dry
coods   company    at  Peru., Id.,
came here    tonight  in a si)ecial
train to see the Hagenbeck-\Vallace
show as gests of the managemenit.
The Senger store made all the cos-
times for the  circus and as the
show exhibited at Pertt oti Satour-
day the store folks could not at-
te d  tE perIiNce thEr.
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while ineither of these cities and courteous treat-
BostonOffie. 224 Con-  ment wil Ibe assured. We want acts at all times
gress.St. Boo aton Mass,  asxweare constantly opening up new territory.
Monadoek Bdg.,San         Sen    open time, late programs, owestsalary,
Francisco, Cal.
York OfIces 170 Fulton     Street.    inwriting ortime.
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Profession.  Strictly higb class services.
Mention THE SHOW WORLD wben you call
and receive 50 per cent discount.
LUNA PARK PREPARES
FOR IMMENSE SEASON.
Popular Coney Island Resort Ready
for Big Business-Thompson Pre-
dicts Prosperous Summer.
New 'ork, April 27.
Freleric Thompson annottce, that
Ltina Park will open its seventh season
Saturday afternoon, May 15, with great
array of new attractions, including The
Sinling of the Republic, an enormotts
spectactlar production which will take
tile place forierly octtpied  hr  thle
WVreck of the Corsair. Jack littitshas
bet1 ettgagedas a feature of the pro -
duction.  Billiken's Temple  will ftiriis 1
many a laugh to the park visitors. A
huge temple is being erected for this
tewtttl gaitle, in thesiteoi le Lost
GSirl andITile Httin Lattndry. The
Night and Morning cotncession will give
place to a new and novel riding device:
it will be known as The Bounding Bell
1ov. Aong the other noveltis may
he noted The Enchaited Fish Pond,
The Fire Cracker Maze, The Milagic
Chair, The Musical Floor, The Hitiman
Menagerie, the Newlyweds, and Affini-
ties.
Many of tie attractions which fonid
favor last year will be continued. A
new circus will be the free attraction.
Thompson predicts that the coming
easotn will be the greatest in the his-
1r  .o amtsemttent parks.
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Produce
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BALLO ON S
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BY US ARE ALWAYS A SUCCESS. OUR REFERENCE:
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Shooting Galleries
and Baseball Targets
WRITE FOR PRICES ST - -e
Wi.ufflin, 209 N. Scnd Street
mii.     em,    PHILADELPHIA. PA.
A letter froim the imnagement of
Lake AlinleqItiua park, Pteblo, Colo.,
states that that summer aiausemeit
resort wiil preseit ast improvement
when it opens its seasoi on SuIday,
May 23. The recent advancement in
at1industriallites inlthat city, which
Sgateway to the Rocky loaitaii
domnain, looks well for  the heated
termi,and the planiof the progressive
western showman's campaigi   is to
"let to guilty nickel escape."
Scarbora Beach Park to Re-open.
Toronto, Call. April 26.
Scarbora Beach Park will re-open
tor the seasoti Mavl 23 withi sevral
tow  Iratre. Itu 'he  par  is vile  <of tie
tir it in( Ontario ;d idis tttitmed  it the
it rItli  s'hore  of  Latke  ( ttarit.
\WAL>1SLEY.
Alaska-Yukon to Open Sundays.
Seattle,Wtsi Aprtil :2:;.
Te directors of the -laskt-Vukon
exposition today voted inanimotsly to
open the exposition gates on Stindays.
This settles a question which has beeni
in doubt since the inception of the tx-
positioni.
New Summer Park.
Knoxville, Tenn., April26.
It is announced that '. B. Town-
send will open a suimmer amisement
park on his line of railroad at some
point in Sevier couinty.
Opera
SChairs
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,,, 1, 1909.
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