The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on September 29, 1954 · Page 6
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 6

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, September 29, 1954
Page 6
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PAGE SIX BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COUBIER NEWS WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBBR, «t, 1954 WELCOMES VISITORS TO THE 15th ANNUAL NATIONAL COTTON PICKING CONTEST Sept. 30 Oct. 1 BLYTHEVILLE. ARKANSAS DIVISIONS PICKING CONTEST MELD FRIDAY, OCTOBER 1 -10:00 A.M. 1st Prize ....... $1,000 2nd Prize ...... 250 3rd Prize 100 5 Prizes of 50 12 Prizes of 25 Women's Division 1st Prize $250 2nd Prize ...... 100 3rd Prize. ;. 50 4 Prizes of. 25 Over 65 Division Children's Division Special Prize $50 03 and Under) Special Prize ... $50 ROGRAM EVENTS * >^p£t ; v ^*^m, \ i ^ :~,rjfeL*K * m ^ BAND CONCERTS—Courthouse Lawn 1:00 p. m. NATIONAL COTTON PICKING CONTEST GRAND PARADE—Main Street 3:00 p. m. SPONSORED BY BLYTHEVILLE JUNIOR CHAMBER OF COMMERCE l\ Friday, Oct. 1 BEAUTY REVIEW—25 beautiful girls from 5 states to pick the QUEEN OF THE 1954 NATIONAL COTTON PICKING CONTEST —High School Auditorium 8:00 p. m. STREET DANCE (White)—Safeway Parking Lot—Music by the Legionaries—FREE '9:30 p.m. STREET DANCE (Colored) — .Fifth and Ash —FREE—9:00 p. m. "Support Registration of Pickers—Main Grandstand Walker Park 7:00 a. m. r nstructions to Pickers—Main Grand- Stand 9:30 a. m. START OF COTTON PICKING CONTEST —Picking Site .......... 10:00 a. m. Entertainment at Picking Site ..-10 : 05 a. nu END OF PICKING CONTEST 12:00 NOON AIR SHOW OVER PICKING SITE 12::05 p.m. MCDONALD BROS. QUARTET—Grand- Stand Stage 1:00 p. m. 'Clothing from COTTON BAGS Contest"— Grandstand stage , 1:30 p. m. ,0V. FRANK CLEMENT OF TENNESSEE and introduction of other special guests ^—Grandstand stage 2:30 p. m. /REE WILD WEST RODEO—Grandstand 3:00 p. m. to 4:30 p. m. Awarding of prizes to Pickers- Grandstand stage ..... 4:30 p. m. WORLD'S CHAMPION COTTON PICKET CROWNING — Grandstand stage ..'... 4:50 COTTON BALL—flfain Exhibit Building Music by TEX BENEKE and his Orchestra 9:00 p. m.

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