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 - MONTANA, HUDAY, MAY north of the the aerial a...
MONTANA, HUDAY, MAY north of the the aerial a marsh south Rodeo Action Ready The fourth annual Silver Hodeo will get underway Saturday afternoon at the S Bar Ranch two miles south of on the airport road 2 p.m. A Serpentine Grand Entry parade in rena of all contestants will get the afternoon program started. Introduction of judges, prominent officials and contestants will bllow the parade. Two-Day Event The rodeo will last two days l f or he first time in it's four-year ory, having been a one-day n 1950, '51 and '52. Additional teachers^ have been erected this ear and preparations have been nade to handle the long stream f cars filing into the ranch n a more efficient manner than he past according to Bob Nord- ome, ro'deo promoter and owner f the S Bar 7 Ranch. The ng capacity/at the arena is about 000. The largesjt field of contestants ever to be, on hand for the i spell rodeo promises to be ready for the opening day's show. There were 100 entries in the 1952 rodeo. j Prominent in the field of contestants are Bud Van Cleve, Canada's wild horse race titleholder the of on hearing the oth- and Canadian all-around champion for 1952; Bob Duee, three-time holder of the Canadian bareback riding championship, from Cardston, Ala.; and Kalispell's own Nordtome, one of the leading calf ropers in the country. The rodeo stock is being furnished by Perraa rancher, Jake Johnson. Johnson is a former rodeo performer who got his start while working for Leo J. Cramer, a Montana.rancher and one of the largest rodeo producer in the country., The announcing job will be handled by another well-known rodeo performer, Harry Roe of Billings.. Roe travels- from one rodeo to ;,:sjp^,*.thrjpitgh.qut» the country ^aceofding to Nordtome. "We are very fortunate to get for our rodeo," Nordtome said, "because the announcer plays a very, important part in putting on successful show:" of The rodeo is being sponsored by Flathead County business firms. After completion of the events on Sunday afternoon, business men f rom Kalispell will make presentation of the silver buckles, trophies and merchandise prizes to the winning contestants. Schedule of rodeo events: Saturday, May 9,2 p.m. Serpentine Grand Entry parade. Introductions. Rodeo events: bareback riding, calf roping, saddle brone riding, Mexi- 9 Pm - steer wrestling and bull riding. Scotty Bagnell, rodeo clown from Spokane will do burlesque bull fighting during the events. Pole bending contest with saddle clubs from Whitefish, Columbia Falls, Kalispell, Marion and Eureka competing. Rodeo dance Saturday night at hel- Sunday events will be the same as Saturday with the exception of calf roping contest between sheriff's force and the Kalispell police force to take the place of the-pole bending contest. The sheriff's posse will also put on a drill. Presentation of awards by Flathead County business men. A special bus will leave the corner of First and Main Streets from in front of the Kalispell Hotel at 1 and 1:30 p.m. on both Saturday and Sunday, and will also make two return trips after the rodeo, i we ury our of have determine was Taft its Truman the five many on majority that military level July. "It

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  1. The Daily Inter Lake,
  2. 08 May 1953, Fri,
  3. Page 1

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