(St. Louis) Missouri Republican, “The Circus,” October 24, 1858

Source citation
“The Circus,” (St. Louis) Missouri Republican, October 24, 1858, p. 3: 3.
Newspaper: Publication
St. Louis Daily Missouri Republican
Newspaper: Headline
The Circus
Newspaper: Page(s)
3
Newspaper: Column
3
Type
Newspaper
Date Certainty
Exact
Transcriber
Don Sailer, Dickinson College
Transcription date
The following text is presented here in complete form, as it originally appeared in print. Spelling and typographical errors have been preserved as in the original.

THE CIRCUS. – The performances at this place of amusement during the past week, have been very largely attended, and gave the utmost satisfaction. Many of the acts are new, and exceedingly attractive and interesting. Madame Virginia and M’lle Ida are superior equestriennes and graceful dancers. Mr. Armstrong is the most fearless and accomplished horseman that has visited our city for many years. Mr. Sherwood, as “Pete Jenkins,” is alone worth twice the price of admission asked. Master Sherwood stands pre-eminent as a tumbler. Tony Pastor, the clown, is the very concentration of genuine wit, and facetious, chaste and elegant, yet humorous and laughter-provoking as the most fun-loving could desire. The balance of the company give their various acts in an excellent manner. As a whole, this is really the best troupe we have seen for a long time. They remain three days longer, which announcement is sufficient to crowd their canvas, day and night.

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