William Newton Sr. operating as Lucky Bill Show from 1880 to 1917, his son William Newton, Jr. used the Honest Bill Show title 1903-17, In 1918, 1920 and 1922 Bill Newton, Jr. called his show Honest Bill-Lucky Bill.
Joseph Graham, better known as "Scottie," the elephant keeper with the Lucky Bill show, was drowned at Elmer, Mo., July 8. He was riding one of the elephants ___ a creek fell off and did not come to the surface again until fished out by members of the show an hour later. . . . Mr. Graham was of English birth and had no living relatives that were known of. Anyone wishing futher particulars can address Lucky Bill, Quenemo, Kan.
New York clippings 1910