SPAIN: The Midget & the Elephants

On the windswept plateau of La Mancha, where Don Quixote once tilted with windmills, a man from the Spanish S.P.C.A. last week came upon a midget sitting beside his dog in an empty lot outside the town of Manzanares. The midget was guarding all that remained of a once great German circus that got stranded at Manzanares almost 14 months ago.

The circus Willi Holzmuller confidently invaded Spain in spring last year with 125 wagons, 70 performers and a splendid menagerie of elephants, lions, bears, dogs, horses, ponies and monkeys. But Spaniards...

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