Buck Eckols is champion cowboy

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Buck Eckols is champion cowboy - Buck Out-Ropes West and South Texas Cowhands...
Buck Out-Ropes West and South Texas Cowhands When Buck Eckols. Liberty cowhand, cowhand, returned nonie late last w'eek from apiH^arances at five rodeos in South and West Texas, he was jingling several hundred dollar« tminus expenses!) in his pockets, prize money he had picked up from some of the top ropers in Texas. Buck's biggest conquest was at Santa Anna, where he w^as declared the champion cowboy. Tki.s honor gave him a gold buckled belt, and his prize money in this show alone totaled $232. "He gave 3,000 spectators spectators a taste of his ability in the arena, wrapping up a salty calf in the free-for-all competition in 15 .seconds flat," records the San Angelo Angelo Standard-Times in telling of the last Santa Anna show. For the entire show, Buck took the <alf roping title with a total time of 47.8. He was second in wild cow milking, with total time of 61.S

Clipped from The Liberty Vindicator28 Aug 1940, WedPage 2

The Liberty Vindicator (Liberty, Texas)28 Aug 1940, WedPage 2
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