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McMahon'e Circus paid a visit to Akaroa on Friday and Saturday last, and gave a vaudeville hippodrome dig play in the Grand Hotel paddock. The circus was weil patronised The outstanding act was ' Miss Lyndhurst with her troupe of performing dogs. This was a most pleasiug and intelligent one, especially on behalf of the dogs, who walked bind legs and fore, waltzed and did tricks in a most accomplished style. The comic element was well supplied by tho two clowns' who kept their audience very amnsed. The jumping greyhounds was another item of great iniereat, while Alton's hurricane act drew applause from the audience. Coaee, tbe king of outlaws, wa3 successfully n'dden by one of the troupe, though no local rider was willing to ri;k his chances'on such an adept at his trade as Cooee. His bucking wa3 truly awe inspiring. A local horse of Mr B Mora's was sue ceesfully ridden by one of the troupe, and caused some consternation by backing into tbe roper, thus scattering the audience to the fartheimo.t point '

from tbe spct. Tbe exhibition wa" : '•cry creditab c, and included mauJ' 'itber interettiDg- items which go t l ' make up a full night's entertainment.

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AMUSEMENTS., Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXII, Issue 4383, 31 March 1914

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AMUSEMENTS. Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXII, Issue 4383, 31 March 1914

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