Garden City Telegram from Garden City, Kansas on November 25, 1977 · Page 8
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Garden City Telegram from Garden City, Kansas · Page 8

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(itirden City Telegram Friday, November 25. 1977 I'nge 9 Appaloosa Competition F/'nney Countians Win World Honors 320 N. Miin Kyla Linenberger, 18, Holcomb, was jusl another face in a crowd of 88 competitors in the qualifying round of the Camas Prairie slump racing event in the 17th World Championship Halter and Performance Show for Appaloosa horses in Oklahoma City, Okla. But she emerged as the world champion in the stump racing event from a field of eight finalists. Also placing high in the show were Kyla's sister, Karen, 15, and Julie Gigot, 15, South Star Rt. Karen placed sixth out of 86 competitors in the Nez Perce stake race. Julie was right behind Kyla in the slump race, placing seventh among the eight finalists. Kyla and Karen are daughters of Mr. and Mrs. Jack Linenberger, and Julie is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Gigol. Each competitor in the show must first qualify in Apaloosa club competition for the event. Each club sends one competitor for each event. Kyla qualified for the show with the Kansas Appaloosa Horse Club and Karen and Julie qualified with the High Plains Appaloosa Horse Club. The show started Nov. 9 and ended Nov. 12. Will Be Open Each Sunday Afternoon and Each Thursday Night Until Christmas! Want Ads Get Results Family Sets Sail For South Pacific KYLA LINENBERGER, Holcomb, rounds a barrel on her way to winning the world championship In the stump racing event In the Apaloosa halter and performance show in Oklahoma City. KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) Charlie A. Green, his family and friends are finally on their way down the Missouri River, eventually bound for the South Pacific in their 46-foot homemade sailboat. The classic design brigantine, named after Green's 3-year-old daughter Conjelta Lee, shoved off from near downtown Kansas City Thursday after the crew shared Thanksgiving Day dinner aboard the ship. On board were Green, 43; his wife, Carolyn; his daughter, Conjetta Lee; Steve Boatright, 20; Jerry Thompson, 44, and the ship's designer, J.C. Waters of Independence. Waters, a licensed river pilot, will guide the craft to St. Louis. Green will be joined by his son Charles Jr., 24, in St. Louis. Then its on to Houston by way of the Mississippi and the Gulf of Mexico. Thompson is the only seasoned sailor in the group. The other members of the crew will take sailing les- sons in Houston before continuing the trip. From Houston, the Conjetta Lee will head for Hawaii by way of the Panama Canal and San Francisco. Green said he will do some contracting work in Hawaii to earn more expense money for their travels to Tahiti and other undetermined points. He says he hopes to find a spot in I he South Pacific where he can go into the contracting business or open a saloon. Green built the ship over the last two years in the back yard of his mother's Kansas City, Kan., home with profits from selling the Red Dog Saloon. He said it cost about $30,000 to build the brigantine sailer, and about $500 more to transport the 15.2-ton craft from his mother's yard to the water. LIVE EVERY NITE GRAIN BIN "BLACK FROST" 9:00 to 1:00 HEINOLD IMMODITIES] r« AH.Iiai.d witfcMwtoM / •». f-«>9* C»«i»**rtwt» I ] COMMODITIES! INC., P.O. Box 1196 1511 K. Fulton-Garden City. Ks. Inez Phillips • Manager Phone 275-9131 BIU CROTIHGER- LUKE SCHWETERMAN - CLYDE DIBBENS Garden City residents may now pay for their subscription for six months or a year instead of paying your carrier each month. You may pay at The Telegram office and your carrier will receive credit. THESE RATES APPLY WHERE CARRIER SERVICE AVAILABLE. The Garden City Telegram Phone 275-7105 310 North Seventh Garden City, Kansas BEST IN THE WORLD—Devil Weed, owned by Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Gigot, Garden City, was named the world champion 2-year-old gelding at the world Appaloosa championships at Oklahoma City. Earlier this summer, the gelding won the national championship. Other winners for the Gigots were Ima- Peavy, 3rd place, yearling mare; and Buster Who, 3rd place, aged gelding, Mighty Dailette, 4th place, 2-year-old mares, Win-for-Me, eighth place, 3-year-old mares, and Baretta Plaudt, 5th place, weanlings. In the picture, are Mr. and Mrs. Gigot, center, and Devil Weed's trainer, Kathy Rouse. At right is the national Appaloosa queen, awarding the trophy. An eye-opening offer for you THE ESTEE LAUDER COLORING BOX FOR EYES A 50.00 value Yours for 8.75 with any Estee Lauder purchase of 6.50 or more Featuring WESTMORELAND and FENTON GLASS Want Ads Get Results Barbie clothes-276-2105. -Adv. Cheese dwiches favorite -24 Flavors MYERS \"" h ESTEE 1 LAUDER HL-—-

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