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PARADES AND BAND WAGONS

(As small elephants have been delivered here for $1,000 each, this is probably a fair average.)

1 Hippopotamus 5,000.00
1 Rhinoceros, 5,000.00
1 Cages of monkeys 1,000,00
1 Kangaroo 200.00
1 Cassowary, 200.00
1 Ostrich 500.00
1 Giraffe, 1,500.00
Other small animals including hyenas,
 bears, ichneumon, birds, etc
2,000.00
12 Baggage wagons at $200, 2,400.00
4 Roman chariots, 1,000.00
125 Horses at $125 each 15,625.00
This price is above the average.
125 Harnesses at $15, 1,875.00
2 Advertising cars, 5,000.00
Wardrobe, 3,000.00
2 Sleepers, 5,000.00
10 Flat cars at $400, 4,000.00
6 Horse cars at $400 2,400.00
Elephant car, 500.00
Tents, 4,000.00
$88,750.00

This could be reduced by eliminating the rhinoceros, hippopotamus, giraffe and other very expensive animals, but to this must be added considerable money for stakes, shovels,