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AS POUR BANKS ARE
RICH MAN IS TAKEN IN
THE SO-CALLED VICE
Entered s Second-Class Matter April 21, 1914, at the. PostoBce at" ,
Chicago, EL, Under the Act of March 3, 1879.
THE DAY BOOK
, . An Adless Newspaper, "Daily Except Sunday
N d: Cochran,
Editor and publisher.
500 South Peoria St."
Tel. Monroe 353.
By Mail, Except Ij
Chicago, $3 a Year.
VOL. 3, NO. 218 . Chicago, Saturday, June 13, 1914 ONE CENT
RINGLING KIDS' BACK YARD SHOWS
GROW INTO MAMMOTH OCTOPUS
The Five Brothers Started With Pins as Admission Price
Now- They Have a Monopoly on the Show
Business It's a Trust No One Is
Liable To Kick Against
BY HUGH S. FULLERTON
Once upon a time (and that was
only 33 years ago) there were five lit
tle boys who played circus in their
back yards wiSiWstrip of rag carpet
,for atentand a paper whale. They
charged pins and then pennies.
Then they gave, a real show in the
barn, and ten in a. hall. And now
they own elephants and camels and
giraffes and Jiippopotamuses, and
Trout "forty eleven' drcuses.
"Whathe bands ''blare and the
horses "rare" and the bg green and
gold and silver wagons come past,
and the clowns cut up such funny
dfdoes, th'e chances are that you are
seeing the men that the Bingling
Brothers employ to amuse the boys
and girls; yes, and the men and wo
men of America during the summer.
For the circus business of America
is, the Ringling business.
They own the Bingling Brothers'
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