THIS BLOG IS DEDICATED TO MY TWIN BROTHER, BILL DYKES (1943-1995). WE WERE NOT ONLY BROTHERS BUT PARTNERS IN BUSINESS AND BEST FRIENDS! AND TO ALL THE "BUTCHERS" THAT HAVE PASSED ON TO THE BIG LOT IN THE SKY!

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Wednesday, June 24, 2009

NEW CONCESSION ITEM! AT THE TASTE OF CHICAGO FESTIVAL

Stay cool at the Taste of Chicago with the popcornsicle, a flash-frozen popcorn ball.
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BEERS & BARNES PRESS RELEASES (JIM ELLIOTT)

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BEERS & BARNES #2


CIRCUS OFFICE FORUMS (FROM JIM ELLIOTT)

End of the Day Ticket summary.
This form was used by the General Agent to give the show an overview
of the town he had just signed.


Sunday, June 21, 2009

SHRINE CLOWN GETS A NEW FACE!


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MORE LEWIS & CLARK CIRCUS (FROM FRED HOFFMAN)




Martine Parra is Boss Canvasman and manages
the concessions plus His Family's Acts






MORE LEWIS & CLARK CIRCUS (FROM FRED HOFFMAN)







All-Around Man, Show Biz Veteran, Musician,
King Charles


Here's the Boss with two longtime employee's (30 yrs)
"Moose" & Floyd




MORE LEWIS & CLARK CIRCUS (FROM FRED HOFFMAN)

Albert Buchanan's Midway Attractions


Bob, Albert & "Buddy"
Buddy was born with only two legs and is quite smart I'm told.


Floyd, musical director, ready to start the show!



Jose Ayala-Rola Bola
The show features the Armando & Jose Ayala Fanilies.


MORE LEWIS & CLARK CIRCUS (FROM FRED HOFFMAN)

"Captain" Bob Childress' ROYAL BENGAL TIGERS! Bob's Grand daughter Katie helps "Moose" present the Goat Act.

Ringmaster Bill Brickle and Dog Act


Now it's everyone out side for the last 2 Acts



Amish Family watching Bob's Tiger Act

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