Ivan Henry & Gary Wallace

| April 13, 2014

The pay one price was indeed a success. It allowed you to ride all the rides, all day, for that one day. We did have individual ticket sales for those who wanted just a short stay at the show. There was a general admission, if you did not  buy the POP. The food and games […]

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Lowell Parker #2

| December 30, 2013

As I read these articles I can see a few discretenesses, but for the most part they are very true to form. I think that Mr, Parker may be a circus fan? or just someone that was very interested in the circus because of the editorial content.

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Lowell Parker #3

| December 30, 2013

I never met Lowell Parker, Nor did I know that he wrote these articles. Because of my discovery of them. I will indeed call the Phoenix R & G to see if there is any more of these write ups and or info on Lowell Parker.

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Note From Ivan

| June 9, 2013

Sorry for the delay in posting on the circus blog. I Have just been released from the hospital. Fluid gathered around the outside of my right lung. A Thoracentesis had to be preformed then a Thoracostomy. It is not a dangerous operation just some what painful for a few days. I will rest up for […]

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Read all About It

| January 27, 2013

Thanks Billie for all the articles you sent for the circus blog.

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THANK YOU

| January 15, 2013

I want to say thank you for the support, prayers, cards and letters that I’ve received from you my circus families and friends. My double lung transplant is now three months old. I feel as though I could go back on the road again, thanks to God. Randy, Bob and Casey. Thank you for your […]

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Comment

| December 3, 2012

I found this comment from Wade Burck. I do not know if I posted it. I will do so now because it is extremely interesting and truthful. It is also a bit of circus history that has to be saved… Keep them coming, Wade!

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Note From IVAN

| November 30, 2012

Sorry for not posting these passed days. There was a long jump to the next lot with a few bumps in the road along the way. All is good now and I am ragging out the Big Top.                                                                          IVAN Thanks Bill for your comment. Good to be back.

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May God Bless Our Country

| November 21, 2012

FROM THE CIRCUS BLOG

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Special Note from Ivan

| November 21, 2012

I think perhaps I should explain why so many of these performers names I am unfamiliar with. In the fall of 1979 I lost all of my chimps to a disease called Valley Fever, which at that time was deadly to primates. Because of this, I was out of the circus business throughout the 19800, […]

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