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BUSBY BROTHERS' CIRCUS
BUSBY BROTHERS' CIRCUS. One of the unexpected events when this circus came to town in 1903 was the suspected attempt of a child to leave town with the circus. The twelve-year old daughter of a fireman and all her clothes were found in the tent of the female snake-charmer.
"Child Found in Tent," Dubuque Telegraph-Herald, June 13, 1906, p. 2