One of tt* tomm* <* Mating day M the Kndx 8 *nty ftif will be the iMi tfaobsr Putting Contest. lite Mate-sanctioned contest is considered "one of the better county fair ovJs," according to fair board secre- iary,^ WendeU Farris. "It the past is any. indication, we'll have about 60 to 65 entries," Farris speculated. Sponsors of the pull anticipate entries from Iowa, Illinois and possibly other mddwestern states. A total of $4,875 in prize money will be distributed to winners of the individual contests. Winners in the five divisions will then be eligible for trie- tor putting competition at the Illinois Staid Fair in Spring field. Along with ribbons anil iropweS) winners oc eacn oiass will receive $150. ther« we seven cash prizes in each di* vision. BEGINNING at *:M p.m., the event will be conducted under Illinois Tractor Pulling ASM , rules. Weight classes for the contests will include stock engine tractors weighing ten than 5,000 pounds; stock engine tractors, 5,000 to 9,000 pounds; stock block, 0,000 to 12,000 pounds, and two modified divisions — 7,000 and 0,000 pounds. Weigh-in will be at Carlson's Service Station, Knoxville, beginning at 1 p.m. Tuesday. A second tractor pulling contest open, to Knox County Pull Is 'One of Best' residents will be held Satur- pounds and stock tractors less Trophies and ribbons will also day beginning at i p.m. the than 14,000 pounds. The fifth be presented, contest is open to aH rubber* classittcAtion in the local con- Both tractor putting con- tired, farm-owned tractors, test is for garden tractors tests this year are being or- 'MUXES totaling $?45 witt with a majtimum weight of ganittd by a committee in be distributed among the lo» 1,050 pounds. Olivers on the charge of Norm Wttcoxen, St cal winners. Included in the garden tractors wiM be 1ft Augustine. Others on the corn five categories for Saturday's years old and under. First ^ contests are stock tractors place prine in the lout con- less than 5,500 pounds; stock tests tovorvJng farm tractors tractors up to 8,500 pounds; is Winner of the garden Stock tractors less than 12,500 tractor putt will receive $36. mittee include Carl Snyder, Yates City; Jerry Heady, Wataga; Larry Murk, St. Augustine, and Jerry Renling, Abingdon. Friday July 27, 1973 1S Song Titles Are Vlmmr Display Theme "I'm a Lonely little Petunia in an Onion Patch" is one of the 15 themes for this year's flower arrangements class at the Knox County Fair. Arrangements—which do not have to be grown by the ex- KNOX COUNTY 4-H aLF SALE 8 m P.M. KNOXVILLE FAIRGROUNDS Sponsored by KNOXVILLE JAYCEES hibitor *- cut flower displays, and potted plants had to have oeen eraereu neiore 4 p.m. today. Song titles provide the themes for the flower arrangements, and offer a vari* ety of colors and styles. "Cruising Down the River" if for waterfront accessories; "Tie a Yellow Ribbon Around an Old Oak Tree" calls for yellow flowers; bouquets of zinnias pave the "Country Road"; "Green Green" is for foliage or green flowers; "Snow Bird" for all white flowers, and "Glory Bound" is the patriotic theme of red, white and blue, among others. Judges will look for color harmony, perfection and con* dition of material, design, interpretation of class, land relation of flower to container. CUT FLOWERS and potted plants must be grown by the exhibitor and some foliage or gypsophila will be allowed as a filler. There are 33 entries in this class. Men and women will he competing in the Domestic Arts sections, which includes textiles such as Afghans, quilts, doming, crochet and knitting. Fine Arts section includes china and glass painting, ceramics, woodcrafts, felt or tin crafts, graphic art, jewelry and home workshop projects, hobbies, rocks, Indian relics, entomology and shell collections, model cars and planes. Art section features paintings, burlap crafts, macname, holiday decorations and miscellaneous crafts for people of all ages. The tatter class includes decorations made from egg cartons, home cut glass items, bleach bottles, styrofoam art, ceramic tile, marble and tole painting on vmilk cans, etc. There are 36 entries among the canned fruits and vegetables section. Three Special Admmwn Days Set^ Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday afternoons will be special admission days at the 1973 Knox County Fair. A charge of $1 a carload will handle both parking and general admission to the fair for all persons in the car, according to Wendell Farris, fair secretary. Charge after 4 p.m. on those days,will be $1.25 a person, with this charge coveting both parking and general admission. On Friday, Saturday and Sunday, charge for parking and general admission will be 75 cents a person until 4 and $1.25 after that hour. ~ AMEMCAN lEUON (0MMUHITY MHD APPEARING Tuesday-Wednesday Thursday-Friday Afternoons 120th ANNUAL FREE AUTO PARKING EVERY DAY AND EVENING Tues.-Wed.-Thur. $£00 Before 4 p.m. -n A Car Load EVENING ADMISSION DAILY AFTER 4 PM $1.25 each FRI.-SAT.-SUN. BEFORE 4 PM 75c each CHILDREN 12 AND UNDER FREE Knoxville, III. - Tues., July 31 thru Sun., Aug. 5 6-BIG DAYS AND NIGHTS-6 - EVENINGS ONLY 600 Unreserved Bleacher and 3,000 Reserved Grandstand Seats FREE AUTO PARKING EVERY DAY AND EVENING Tues., July 3 MORNING JUDGING Afternoon 1:30 6 BIG HARNESS RACES TOTAL PURSES $4,500.00 EVENING-6:30 PM Midwest Championship TRACTOR PULL 5 Weight Classes Reserved Seats Available Wed., Aug. 1 Thurs., Aug. 2 .JUDGING JUDGING STEER SHOW LIVESTOCK DEPARTMENTS 6 BIG 6 BIG HARNESS HARNESS RACES RACES Trots and Paces Trots and Paces TOTAL PURSES TOTAL PURSES $4,500.00 $4,500.00 WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY EVENINGS International Rodeo Association Professional RODEO AMERICA'S ROUGHEST SPORT Jt^ij^-p. Riders Competing For World s &mti ^^r* Championship Points Fri., Aug. 3 JUDGING IN ALL DEPARTMENTS 6 BIG HARNESS RACES Trots and Paces TOTAL PURSES $4,500.00 Sat., Aug. 4 KNOX COUNTY TRACTOR PULL 1:00 P.M. in Front of Grandstand Garden Tractor Pull -2:30 P.M. FRIDAY AND SATURDAY EVENINGS IMCA SPONSORED AUTO RACING TIME TRIALS 7 PM 7 - BIG EVENTS - 7 EACH EVENING 2$ BIG SPRINT CARS America's Greatest Privets Sun., Aug. 5 Reduced Prices On Carnival Rides AFTERNOON 1:00 P.M. MOTORCYCLE RACES LOCAL and REGIONAL RIDERS EVENING • P.M. DEMO DERBY AS SEEN ON TV local Qrivers Compete for Prize Money and Trophies Grand Prize Drawing 9 PM . i»1 1 ..>.» iillll 18- IU< k • Giant Food Stores Galesburg Ordsr Buyers, Inc. Stockyards Feed Start McGrew 6 McGrew Insurance Agency, Ine. Consumers Grain & Supply Co* Intra State Telephone Co. THIS ADVERTISEMENT MADE POSSIBLE THROUGH THE GENEROSITY OF THE FOLLOWING MERCHANTS; Galesburg Builders Supply Co. The Continental Clothing Co, Hi-Lo Groceterio Alexander Lumber Co. Galesburg Chamber ot Commerce Bank ot Galesburg First Galesburg National Ba*k & Trust Co. Gibson's Discount Store W. T. Grant Co. Knox laundry 4 Dry Cleaning Stern & Field Klines Dept. Store Gale Ward Athletic Goods Farmers and Mechanic! Bank Galesburg Register-Moil O. T. Johnson Co. Hawkinson Manufacturing Co. Ida Ann Shoppe Galesburg Glass Co. Holiday Inn KNOXVILLE Simpson-Powelson Lumber Co. Loe'f Drug Store Farmers National Bank ot Knoxville Carlson Services Inc.
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