I think that the above show was probably the prettiest show we ever had. Bobo Francis Duggan was a great entertainer and a fine gentleman to work with. He was with us for many years, first on the unit managed by Dick Johnson and then we flew him into Indianapolis from Bangor Maine to replace Albert Short on Chris's unit. Bobo retired and lived several years at his hometown, Green Bay, Wis.
Frances Cook "The Giant Girl" was a good attraction in the show, and also was the driver of my Cadillac Limousine over the road. Passengers besides me were Barbara Bennett "The Worlds Smallest Mother and Daughter" with her daughter Ann, and her husband Ed. A joy Group that made the jumps a fun ride.
After 77 Chris built a beautiful trailer for Barbara and she was in a single O for seven years. Then we sold her the trailer and she worked that and two other grind shows of ours as a unit which Chris booked fairs. She did this for several years, sold the trailer show and they retired to St Peters burg, Fl where she passed away on Christmas Eve several years ago, Barbara's devoted husband Ed is in St. Pete and daughter Annie is a schoolteacher in public school there... I believe that Frances the giant girl did work a season as a guess your age agent, either before or after being with us, then opened a beauty salon in some city.?
Front talkers that year were Jerry Ross, who later operated a grind show unit for several year for us then quit the road do to poor health, and had several years in San Antonio, Tex. Jerry and I took some vacations in Europe in his final years. He was a fun person to be with, and an astut business manager. Also talking the front that year were John Red Trower, who now lives in Houston, Tx., Chris also talked the front. The talkers and bally people worked an hour on the bally and two off.
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