Corn Fair

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Corn Fair - ( j TUESDAY i ~ Many People in Territory...
( j TUESDAY i ~ Many People in Territory Surrounding Delphos Talking About and Planning to Come to the First Delphos Corn Fair to be Held Here September 27 Through October 1 — Corn, Grain and Pumpkins Will Be Exhibited — Flower Show Scheduled — Excellent Entertainment to be Provided Free —Dance Floor to be Provided Again This Year. Bids Awarded On Two Lima Schools The Lima Board of Education awarded general contracts for tho construction of a new Emerson school building and the addition to tho Jefferson school Tuesday afternoon. Jiifcy and Bcbout, of Van Wert received the Emerson job with a bid of $154,323, while Green and Sawyer, of Lima, bid $02,600 to get the nod on the Jefferson project. Final action on plumbing, heating and electrical bids, will be taken at the Iward's regular meeting Tuesday night. Bids wore received from seven general contractors, live plumbing and heating contractors and four electrical contractors. hard at tho county children's home. The Rev. L. H. Kannard pastor of che Methodist church had charge of the Devotional service with Mrs. J. E. Miller in charge of the program. Assistant hostess were Mrs. Glen Sherry 'an dMrs. Dale Lut- Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Hubcr and children, Mrs. Jennie Burget, of Allentown and Mrs. C'allie Herring of Lima were Sunday evening dinner guests at hto home of Mr. and rs. Jesse Redd. M| ._ aml M| . s Lcwj|| Schuh> of Troy| 0 _ we ,. c Sundny afternoon BUcalsf of R e v. and Mrs. L. R. Kan- versity Miss nurd. Mr. Byrl Critcs accompanied his son Stephen to Delaware where he is entering Ohio Weslyn University to study for the ministry. spending a few weeks at the home of her brother, Thomas Whitting 1 ton and Mr. and Mrs. Minor Whittington at Lima. Mrs. Harold John and daughter of Lima, .spent several days of this week at the home of Mr. and Mrs. W. C. John. Mrs. W. W. Crites is among the sick. A number of the Ladies of the Methodist church are planning to attend" the district W. S. C meeting The Fair Committee oE the Delphos Chamber of Commerce has boon working early and lat,a ami .grounding into form .plans for ouo of the biggest and beat fall's ever held uurc. This big funu products exhibit and amusement atfair will eat under way next Tuesday, September 27, ut 2:00 p. m. From, all angles, it promises to be an outstanding event and one that will be w«ll woriu the whljo of all who attend. The main exhibit tent, iu which all types of corn, grains and pumpkins will bo displayed, will be located on East Third street just west of Washington street. A nu:nb,?r of Hybrid Corn 1 Firms will have displays located just west of the Exhibit Tent on Third .street, uloug with the State of Ohio Department of Highways display whloh features a minia- tur.y of tho Findlay golf course mid a largo picture exhibit showing numerous auto accidents that have occurred in the' State o£ Ohio. A Flower Show sponsored by the Green Thumb Garden Club of this city will b.o featured in tho Main Exhibit Tent. Arrangements have been made for free acts of a high class and oilier forms of entertainment. The Dance Floor which was v.ory popular hen; for years will again be operated by tho Fair Committee and will bo located on the midway in Tont of the Post Office building. | This edition of tho D,elphos Daily Herald and of the Delphos Twice-aWcelc Courant includes full information on the Fair and also tho announcements of the merchants and business peoplo generally. Ii is being given wldo circulation. Other means have also been used to gtvn the Corn Fair publicity over a wide area. For this reason, it Is expected that the attendance will bo larger than ovor for a Delphos Fair. "Come and enjoy the Delphoa Corn Fair with us. Everything Is free," is Uio invitation which is being extended by the fair committee and the people of Delphos again this year.

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  1. The Delphos Courant,
  2. 24 Sep 1949, Sat,
  3. Page 1

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