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to be of the details Monday. Gipson to stayed bacon, End of perilous danger In alr- have come a sunburned kneecaps. trouble menap- trouble, KIDS TRIED- Smile? No, Sir! Not Him! By LOUISE GILBREATH Grand Prairie children met :hose two magical creatures, Dorothy and the Scarecrow In the Land of Oz Thursday. And It was a hilarious encounter encounter for everyone except the Scarecrow. He just stood there in stony-faced silence. Not even the tinest speck of a laugh escaped his sealed lips. But the children tried. Oh, how they tried ! It was all part of a promotion promotion by a food store chain In the Dallas area, and Ron Watson of Arlington, who played played the Scarecrow, was being challenged to smile as part of a contest. The per son who can make the Scarecrow la ugh will receive a year's supply of meat. Ron Is a North Texas State University student, and his "mechanical man" act is one of three In the United States. He can stand for 28 minutes without blinking his eyes. And, needless to say, he can stand seemingly forever without smiling or laughing. He was accompanied by Suzanne Hewitt, portraying Dorothy, the little girl who who makes the fabulous journey to Oz to meet the Wizard. Miss Hewitt Is a free lance model In Dallas, who also teaches modeling and acts In television commer - clals. She Is also a licensed pilot and an airplane sales man. man. Thursday afternoon, though, Watson and Miss Hewitt had new titles as far as the children children were concerned. They were Scarecrow and Dorothy -Children Charmers. Ing would LTV for A stated: I Jefferson of the filth feelIng: traffic, the return

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  1. Grand Prairie Daily News,
  2. 01 Aug 1965, Sun,
  3. Page 1

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