The Daily Herald (Provo, Utah) July 24 1953 page 5
Giant Water Show To Be Feature Of Provo Boat Club's Harbor Festival Explorer Scouts of the Oak Hills!exhibition of water sport activi- LDS Ward will have a prominent!ties, including a stunt of mass* place on the program planned for]riding on a surfboard. They also he big free regatta and water:perform water-skiing and aqua- show which is being sponsored by- he Provo Boat Club. The water festival will be held Sunday at the Provo Boat Club, starting at 2 p.m. There will be seven speed boat races, in addition addition to a water show that will last an hour and a half. Some of the interrnountain west's greatest speedboaters will participate in the races. Under the direction of their post advisor. Wes Knudsen, the Explorer Explorer Scouts will give a 15-minute planing stunts of various kinds. Explorers who will participate include Charles Peterson. Douglas Sampson, Don Clark, Paul Hoopes, Richard Barrett, Brent Beck, Larry Larry Nelson, DeRay Norton and Gordon Gordon Startup. As another feature of the water show, Elmer Smith and his daughter, daughter, Mrs. Norma Wright and Glenda Glenda Wright, 11-year-old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ed Wright, will go through their full bag of tricks on the aquaplane and water skiis. n hey have appeared at water hows and regattas throughout the vest. Roy Knudsen of Provo and Floyd Wiles of Salt Lake City will do a comedy act on water skiis hat has gained recognition throughout the West. Roy Knudsen of Provo and Floyd Wiles of Salt Lake City will do a comedy act on water skiis that ias gained recognition throughout the west. Others who will participate in he water show portion of the pro- Dodgers Score Runs Faster Than Any Other Brook Team By JACK CUDDY NEW YORK (UP) — Charley- Dodgers are season at a faster pace than any team in Dressen's surging scoring runs this ,608!Brooklyn history. Brooklyn's record run making sea son, which wourtd up with 897. Third baseman Billy Cox, a forgotten forgotten man on the bench early in the season, has aided greatly in the recent surge. He boosted his n nmury. „, „ mo hitting from .290 on July 5 td lead boast 5,7 nns in 92 games , he c * b now with _ 343/In his last .525- a s 'hey open their significant four- .496J cnn t° s t series with Milwaukee to[471 night at Ebbets Field. 19 games, he jumped 53 points with 31 hits in 75 times at bat. Hodges Improves Ninety four of those tallies were gram Wiles, Wright. will Ed include Mrs. Wright, and Grace Boyd The water show is slated to start at 4 p.m. It will be preceded by si* racing events. One racing event will follow the water show. Anybody wishing to enter the races may do so, according to Lynn LcVitre, publicity director for the show. There will be no entry fee. All participants must wear a crash helmet and a life jacket. Main purpose of the festival, according according to Tom Gessford, general chairman of the event, is to bring the sport of boating and speed boat racing back to the area. For the last year and a half, floods and highwater have hampered these activities at the harbor.