Animals: South Side Circus

An old hand at auctions is Chicago Lumberman Louis L. Meitus. Few weeks ago, when Mr. Meitus heard that the Seils & Sterling Circus was being disbanded at Sheboygan, Wis., he went shopping there for trucks and trailers. His business done, he started to go home. Just then five Shetland ponies were put on the block. Knowing that his two children pined for a pony, Mr. Meitus decided to buy all five. Once fairly in his stride, he kept on bidding, finally bought the whole circus shebang for $12,000.

Through Chicago streets into sheds...

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