Business: Imaginary Animals?

Before 1919 the Barnum & Bailey Circus was THE GREATEST SHOW ON EARTH and Ringling Brothers Circus was simultaneously THE WORLD'S GREATEST SHOW. In 1919 this duplicate hugeness was joined under one top. The result, according to the U. S. Bureau of Internal Revenue, was not only the biggest circus ever but one of the fanciest conspiracies "against the peace and dignity of the U. S." on record. Last week the circus income tax evasion case, touring one legal phase after another for over five years, pitched its tents in Manhattan as the...