EG Pennington Fair

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A conservative estimate of the visitors is placed at between 4,000 and 5,000 each day, the larg-est crowd ever here at any one time. The parade was Ftarted at 10:30 and ended at the school campus, where the fair was he.ld. U n d e r the ifiany trees were the booths, l u n c ? i stands, etc.. operated by the I'arent-Teacher Association, as w e l l as exhibits by several local merchants. Also on the campus was held the e x h i b i t of l i v e stock and p o u l t r y , as -well as the different ath- l e t i c contests. The e x h i b i t of farm products, art n e e d l e w o r k , cajinins and cookincr. f l o w e r s , curios and school displays were held in the class rooms on the first floor of the school b u i l d i n f r . The farm products department proved to be one of the most i n t e r - esting. Here was shown practically everything that ia grown in this section. A d j o i n l n p r the farm exhibits was the old curiosity shop, in this room were h u n d r e d s of old relics and heirlooms, sonxe 8. few years and others over 200 years old. Army r i f l e s , pistols, s p i n n i n g trheeis. Bibles, books, of all kinds, quilts, f i r s t dresses, q u a i n t shoes, a w h i s k y h o r n and o t h e r t h i n p r s t h a t spoke of days and c u s t o m s Kone by. Two complete F p t n n i n f f wheels were included. Mrs. Hetty Richards dellchted hundreds of visitors t h r o u g h o u t b o t M day.', by operating ono of the old n p i n n i n p : wheels. Perhaps one of the larprest displays In this room was t h a t by Mrs. Etta Mitchell, who entered many t h i n g s kept by her father, the late \V. N. Sheridan, who was ono of the oldest citizens of this county. Another interesting relic shown was a t a l l o w candle lamp used by President Johnson. Other Striking Kxfbitx. In another room was the school exhibit. It contained everything ajid phase of work done by the Grape land school. In a n o t h e r room the housewtves showed their culinary artistry In a display of canned fruits, vegetables, etc. The larsesl variety was entered by Mrs. Will flolcomb. who placed on exhibit forty articles of canned and preserved loads. In another part of the school b u i l d i n g seekers a f t e r floral culture were awarded with a gorgeous show of potted flowers of every kind and many varieties of ferns. Flowers of all k i n d s wrc assembled. Tho hanks of ferns afforded a beantlful setting for the many kinds of flowers exhibited. The moat elaborate and extensive display wns that of the art needlework depart munt. Planned to be held in one of tho luillfl of the school bullillng. It overflowed every dowii- a t n l r a hall In each direction. Handmade and embroidered pieces of every description and cvrry size were entered, and hero the Judges found their hardest task In making awards. Hahy Sliorr rilR 8ncf»w. The bnby show wan hold Friday In tho auditorium of the school building. Awjud each of tho following:: To Mrs. Elmer lirumlcy. for heat baby under 8 months old; to Mrs. A. K Krown, for best babr 6 to 12 months old; to Mrn. C. K llaltom, for bust baby 12 to 18 months old; to Mrs. .1. W. Howard, for best baby 18 to 24 months old: to Mrs. "Walter Owens, for bent pair of twins. Two dollars and f i f t y cents was paid to each of tho following: K. U. Pennington, S5 years old, for iKiinff the oldest man to visit the fair on opening day. Mrs. A. P. JiickBon, 81 ream old. for being the oldest lady to Tlslt fair on opening- day. Ed Keene for having the largest family at the fair on opening- day, eighteen members of his family having been present- Net proceeds, amounting to over $400. will go to the Parent-Teacher Association for the purchasing of much needed equipment for the school building and campus. NTETVV HOTEt AT tUnCIA IS TO 114.VTK KOIIMA1. Ol'EXIXG Special to Tne Ko-w«. Lufkln. Tes_ NOT. *.--The formal opening: of the New Angelina Hotel is to be held Friday, Nov. 17. the public being Invited to visit from to 6 on the afternoon of that date. At night there ·will be a banquet 8 o'clock for the stockholders of. the Lufkln Hotel Company, with their wives and invited friends. After the banquet the dining room, which accommodate 250 persons, will be cleared for dancing. Decorated Big CAR T IE decorated automobile parade Photographs reproduced above were m.-ido by Warren, legion dlmuly »*.»= t^. u ,wi

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  1. The Galveston Daily News,
  2. 05 Nov 1922, Sun,
  3. Page 11

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