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5 James Anthony Bailey . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13 Foreword . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17 chapter i. 1903 Our ocean voyage—General impressions of Old England. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21 chapter ii. Summer 1903 Opening of the season—Accident to Buffalo Bill. . 27 chapter iii. Winter 1903–1904 Wintering in London—Sights and scenes of the great city—A trip to “Gay Paree,” the fashion capital of the world. . . . . . .

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While serving as a bell-boy in a hotel at Pontiac, Michigan, Fred Bailey, general agent of the Lake & Robinson Circus, came there and engaged young Bailey to assist him. This was his opportunity, and he took advantage of it. His rise from billposter to general agent was rapid, and finally a proprietor in 1872, when he entered into partnership with J. E. Cooper, forming the celebrated “Cooper & Bailey Great International Allied Shows,” visiting Australia, New Zealand, South America and India, returning to America in 1878 and consolidating with Howe’s Great London Shows.

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