Kossuth County Advance from Algona, Iowa on September 6, 1934 · Page 9
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Kossuth County Advance from Algona, Iowa · Page 9

Algona, Iowa
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Thursday, September 6, 1934
Page 9
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,,, eB l f n for the Seventy-Sixth Kossuth County Fair Algona, Iowa, September G, l!)3<i~ FW FAIR SPIRIT GTS PROGRAM vnl gbt from attempts to y ev ery> 1 front of the grandstand .time the band starts play- one o'clock till the show at 6 P- m> y ba ii game with plenty on between Lotts Creek and alreautred the spectator's on, while the free attrac- ir ograra and some fast heats se racing clamored for the ttention. a grand show there In the and, from which the entire s can be watched. Off to the s the hurly-burly of the mld- erced with the toots of the aln engine whistle, and the of the merry-go-round. The f the "barkers" before the shows and concessions an undertone of excitement on prevails over the specta- hippodrome acts this year ceptionally good, with the roupes of participants splltt- leir acts into several attracts. Last night's home talent proved to be a surprise "hit" acked a real show punch. Algona high school band, played for the free attrac- ATTENDANCE TUESDAY 6000 TODAY'S PROGRAM 1:00—Baseball, Fenton vs Bode. 1:30—Talk, Lieut.-Gov. Kraschel. 1:45—Band concert, Algona Military band. 2:00—Horse race program 2:14 trot 2:17 pace County run, 1-2 mile. 2:05—Hippodrome acts begin Flying Valentines McDonald Trio Cortello's Dogs Cook & Wiswell's car. 3:00—Baseball, Bancroft vs. 7:00—Band concert, Algona Military band. 8:00-10:00—Hippodrome attractions and the Revue of 1934. (Continued on page 4.) Two Talks Today Before Grandstand Lieut.-Gov. Kraschel and Senator George W. Patterson are two of the attractions for today's fair, Mr. Kraschel speaking at the grandstand this afternoon, and Mr. Patterson speaking this evening. Ask for This Daily. This miniature newspaper is issued every day of the fair from the Advance booth in the Floral hall. Ask for one. ENTHUSIASM OF RECORD CROWD IS CONTAGIOUS There's a different spirit to the Kossuth county fair this year, manifested yesterday from the minute the front gate was passed. There's a new enthusiasm that is pleasing to the old timers who have watched at the fail- gates for years. Tuesday the grandstand reached a new high in attendance for the opening day of the fair, and it was a crowd that applauded the hippodrome acts, (ho hall game, the horse races, and "Mine," state fair elephant. Everyone felt good, and boosting for the fair became tlio "thing to do" just as knocking was for a year or two. Tuesday afternoon's gate passed the mark set a year ago, and with the evening gate a new attendance record was believed set. The largo number of season tickets sold, together with an increase this year in the number of exhibitor's tickets made an actual count impractical. A conservative estimate of attendance places the figure al. GOOO. A new record was also set when the fair asociation for the first time in its history so far as known, ran out of season tickets. An additional 500 was printed and deliver- (Continucd on page 4.)

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