EDINBURGH 1906: SURPASSING STRANGE, ODDLY FAMILIAR

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W A V E R L E Y   M A R K E T,

PRINCES STREET, EDINBURGH.

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H. E. MOSS

Has much pleasure submitting the following List of

SPECIALITIES AND NOVELTIES

for his

TWENTY-SECOND CHRISTMAS AND NEW YEAR

C A R N I V A L,

COMMENCING ON

MONDAY, DECEMBER 24th, 1906.

DOORS OPEN at 11 a.m.

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THE MARKET WILL BE BRILLIANTLY

ILLUMINATED BY MYRIADS OF BRIGHTLY COLOURED LAMPS.

The Entire Work of this Monstre Installation of

E L E C T R I C   L I G H T I N G

Has been carried out by Messrs KING & CO., Lelth Electric Works. The Entire DECORATIONS

of the most Elaborate Description Designed and Executed by Messrs CRANSTON & ELLIOT,

Ltd. Beautiful and Extensive GAS ILLUMINATIONS by BARTON & SONS. LOUD SPEAKING

TELEPHONES and ELECTRIC BELLS supplied by WM. DOUGLAS, LTD., 11 Picardy Place.

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Grand Treat for the JUVENILE PATRONS, viz.:—

GIGANTIC XMAS TREE,

Containing 1000 Toys.

The TREE will be on EXHIBITION on

MONDAY, December 24th, and TUESDAY, December 25th.

The Whole of the Novel Toys will be

GIVEN AWAY

On WEDNESDAY, December 26th

To the FIRST THOUSAND CHILDREN entering the CARNIVAL.

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THE GREAT PAUL

CONCHAS,

KAISER WILHELMS MILITARY HERCULES! In his “MILITARY

PASTIMES” Act, introducing GENUINE KRUPP SHELLS and other Weapons of Modern

Warfare.

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SEVEN PEREZOFFS,

In an Original Comic Juggling Pantomime, entitled—

“AN EVENING IN A PARISIAN CAFE.

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THE MARVELLOUS CANADIAN CYCLIST

R O B B I N S,

Proclaimed by the Press of the World to be the

Champion of Champions.

Originator of  the Great Tandem and Pirouetting

Tricks on the Bicycle.

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A WONDERFUL EXAMPLE OF ANIMAL TRAINING.

SPESSARDYS BEARS.

THRILLING! SENSATIONAL!

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THE FOUR GERALDOS,

Who do Wonderful Tricks in a Delightfully Neat Style, iintroducing the Worlds most

Sensational and Artistic Club Juggling and Hoop Roiling Act.

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PROFESSOR DUNCANS DOGS.

A Troupe of HIGHLY-TRAINED SCOTCH COLLIES,

in their GREAT MOTOR ACT, &c.

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STELLING AND REVELL,

GYMNASTIC COMEDIANS.

Fun Fast and Furious.

A Funny Pair either on the Earth or in the Air.

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SPISSELL BROS. AND MACK,

AMERICA’S FUNNIEST ACROBATIC TRIO.

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DE WYNNE BROTHERS,

The Marvellous HEAD and HAND BALANCERS.

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LA BELLE NELLO,

THE GRACEFUL EQUILIBRIST.

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THE FOUR INDIAN FAKIRS,

Hoosen Rajekham, Abdul Mya, Kadlr Mya, Hussan Imam. A Quartette of Native Conjurors,

with all the skill and mysticism their race, Including the Great Indian Basket Trick. Strictly

speaking, in India a Fakir is a man who sings religious hymns, practically living on alms.

“Madarles” is the really correct description of these Four Men.

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PRINCE SAMOUDA'S Miracle of the 20th Century.

THE WITCH’S TABLE.

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PHAROS,

EGYPTIAN ILLUSIONIST,

in his Sensational Magical Entertainments.

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The Smallest-Headed People in the World.

THE THREE SMALL HEADS

(Last Three of an otherwise Extinct Race.) With Brains one-seventh the size of the average

Human Brain. From the Remotest Part of Central Mexico.

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DR LYNN’S MARVELLOUS NOVELTY,

PALENGENESIS

And Restoration by Instalments, or, The Destruction and Phoen’x-like Representation of a

Human Body.

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DIRECT FROM THE CONTINENT,

The New and Startling Mystery!

The Latest Sensation!

“S O - D A,

THE CREATION OF A WOMAN OUT OF NOTHING.

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THE FRENCH GIANT,

HENRI COT.

Height, 8 Ft. 7 In.; Weight, 390 lb.; Age, 21.

THE YOUNGEST AND STRAIGHTEST GIANT IN THE WORLD.

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BIGGER, BRIGHTER, STRONGER THAN EVER!

THE PHENOMENON!

JOHNNY TRUNLEY,

THE FAT BOY OF PECKHAM.

 

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HARCOURTS MYSTERIOUS BLACKBOARD.

THE WORLD’S WONDER.

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THE SMALLEST LIVING MAN ON EARTH,

PRINCE COLIBRI,

THE RUSSIAN MIDGET,

Height, 23½ In.; Weight, 8½ lb.; Age, 25.

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SPECIAL ENGAGEMENT OF THE BAND OF

2D BATTALION SEAFORTH HIGHLANDERS

(Ross-shire Buffs).

By Kind Permission of Col. Mackintosh and Officers.

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WILMOT’S GRAND RACING MOTOR CARS.

WILMOT’S ROYAL CALEDONIAN STEEPLECHASE

HUNTERS.

AMERICAN SHOOTING GALLERIES,

GIPSY ENCAMPMENT,

CADDICK’S PHOTOGRAPHIC STUDIO.

CONTINENTAL MINIATURE ZOO.

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REFRESHMENTS by Mr JAMES HUNTER,

Purveyor, Edinburgh.

SAM’S OYSTER BAR from West Register Street,

Edinburgh.

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ADMISSION TO THIS COLOSSAL UNDERTAKING

to give Everyone an Opportunity of Witnessing the

WORLDS GREATEST SHOW—

SIXPENCE

DOORS OPEN DAILY TO THE PUBLIC at 11 am,

CONCLUDING at 11 p.m.

BEING 12  HOURS’ CONTINUOUS AMUSEMENT.

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CHANGE OF PROGRAMME WEEKLY.

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Assistant Manager—Mr W. CAMPBELL MILNE.

 

[Advertisement extracted from the Edinburgh Evening News, Saturday 22 December 1906.]

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