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CONTENTS
CHAP.
PAGE
Missing Links and Dancing Turkeys
49
The Salaries Paid to Freaks
50
The Love-Making and Merrymaking of the Freaks
51
The Exposure of the “Aztec Children”
54
An Adventure with a Circus Shark
56
IV. 59
The First Attempt to Move a Circus by Rail
61
The Spartan Habits of the Old Timers
63
Seven Heartbreaking Days on the Long Road
64
Performing by Day and Traveling by Night
67
On a Runaway Circus Train
69
Panic Among the Animals
71
A Single Track and a Broken Rail
73
The Bronchos’ Charmed Life
75
Old Romeo to the Rescue
77
An Unexpected Midnight Bath
79
V. 86
A Chance Meeting with a Great Man
96
VI. 104
Novel Advertising Features
105
The “Devil’s Whistle”
106
“Spotters”
108
Rivalry in Exploiting Opposition Shows
112
Costly Rivalry
113
Idle Bill-Posters
116
The Courtesy of Editors
118
Jumbo’s Free Advertising
120
VII. 124
The Fifty Cent Rivals of the Ten Thousand Dollar Hippos
124
A Skillful Appeal to Public Sympathy
126