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Cuero Record (Newspaper) - October 22, 1972, Cuero, Texas Sultan Sultana crowned is most gracious majesty Frank Sheppard is Sultan Rekrut Xiv Katherine Larson Sultana Preuc Xiv is 1/ian yer hut Xiv Page 2 souvenir edition sun., of. 22, 1972 Stii Dommi 1e? an exotic and breathtakingly Brilliant spectacle set amidst an Oriental background of magnificent pomp and splendor transported an enchanted audience to the Interior of the sultans Palace Garden at the lavish Centennial Turkey Trot Coronation and pageant in the Cuero baseball Park saturday evening. Guests from Many towns and cities witnessed the Coronation of Frank Bates Sheppard prominent Cuero attorney at Law As Sultan Rekrut Xiv and miss Katherine Ruth Larsen Lovely daughter of or. And mrs. Charles Lewis Lucas As Sultana Preuc Xiv. The audience was completely awed by the Beauty of the stage which had been transformed into a scene from arabian nights. High above the stage towered a solid Gold minaret flanked on either Side by sparkling White and Gold mosque gleaming and glittering against the darkness of the sky below was an elegant throne room and across the stage were Graceful Arches bordered in Gold and supported by Gold columns. At either end were Arches draped with a filmy fabric through which Kadens made their entrances featured in the ornate Center Arch were the elegant thrones of their majesties. Slightly raised on a Dias was the sultans High backed massive throne covered in Rich Gold velvet to give an impressive effect Gold roping Ruby jewels and glittered plumes added to the magnificent scene. A Small Gold velvet Stool enabled the Sultan to step to his seat of Honor and spread his glorious cloak. Designed so her extravagant in regal train could be shown to great advantage the Sultana s throne was an elegant armed Bench draped in Gold velvet and encrusted with Gold roping and jewels against a background of fan shaped glittered plumes. Princess chief Kadien and grand vizier a twin thrones of Gold wrought Iron flinches were adorned with red velvet cushions tassels and roping. Pages watched the festivities from a Cluster of round stools covered in Blue and White and Black and White elaborate fabric. Golden All Baba jars and shining greenery decorated the base of the stage and brightly covered cushions outlined the floor of the throne room a Large jewel encrusted Chest of Gold held the keys to the archives and elaborate jewelled scrolls tied with Gold Cord carried by the Kadens were stored in a wide mouthed Gold Jar. In the distance almost an illusion was the Oasis. Ecu cled with Majestic Palm Trees and greenery stood a decorated Green and White striped tent atop which the Sultan s Royal plumes and colors waved in the Breeze. Gossamer draperies tied with wide bands of glittering Gold Cord framed the doorway flanked by Torch bearers and swordsmen the Sultan and his procession departed from the Oasis. A slave walked beside his majesty protecting him with a magnificent Gold fringed t an opt his excellency the grand vizier arriving from the East was accompanied by pages Shannon Harrison Ratliff and William Craig Calk he proclaimed the court of Sultan Rekrut Xiv the entourage proceeded to his majesty a Palace Garden leading the procession were six dancing girls. Mary Jane Moore Donna Drehr do Ette Pieper Sylvia Parker Debbie Prenzler and Nancy Barlow. Four Jan Saries with torches and four Kapi Kulas attended the Sultan who was also accompanied by his pages Jennifer. Michael and Constance Sheppard the Sultan took ins place on his throne and instructed the grand vizier to remind his subjects of their forefathers and their heritage the Centennial Princess guardian of the Royal archives was summoned she entered carrying the keys to the Royal archives and accompanying her was her Page Veronica Rushing. Atter she is seated on the stage. Kadien Carmen of the House of Acosta was seen approaching she returned her key to the Princess Sala amed to the Sultan and took her place on the stage after taking her place. Kadien Pamala of the House of Green entered Bear my a scroll which she presented t o t h e g r a n d Vizi e r s ii e Sala amed to the Sultan and took her place As the grand vizier began to read from the scroll several Hundred Dewitt county Folk walked past the audience Iii the grand pageant a part of the Coronation they represented groups from 18-10 to the present time. During the Reading of the his tory the passing Parade and showing of slides on three stages the two choirs provided Back ground music to make it a colourful affair Folk from the civil War Era walked along the Broad Walkway b e t w e e n the a to d i e n r e a to d stage followed by Chisholm Trail riders next came villagers from Hopkinsville in wagons drawn by mules followed by .1 chug Ging train at the Center of the runway or and mrs c Howerton represented by Admi Cal and mrs c c Howerton of Austin stepped off As the on Ginal Howertons had done in 1872 they were accompanied see crowned Page 3 her most gracious majesty Sultana Preuc Xin Khz we he is Sukiyaki ic7w i Ovic of Cuero in past too years a Cuero has made considerable Progress in the past too years and i Hope it will tie equally prosperous Tot the next Centon Mal mrs Lim Johnson Nugent opening a rite Imal Nugent ii s ii in 11/am Texas May Quot the Mal Mas w a sin said at the Efticia saturday of Aero s and Turkey Trot or is the daughter of Tunnel i Dent Lyndon Johnson in accepting a cent Al medallion. Or a nun it the Centennial it ii into inviting her to Conn i Quot opening tile medallion was seated by Howard chairman win St Ter of re Remoli Quot mrs Nugent Cut Short to it a r observed so appointed in she valuable rain is to due to lie rail Edgar was Anat his speech Poi 11 pared speech is t a the tireless forts of a great population t to i Mil Quot i Mal hours of void Tai v wan k thou Sands of Dollar Quot to Iron i donations and nest Imp Dun of All the Cooper at ion of Al enter e Community h Quot now in Down to the Oldie ii a Einns a names somehow Quot Quot in in important although the ii i i endless but one mum my unselfish it Geld of our be remembered whenever we talk of Cuero s Turkey Trot that name belongs to the late j Howerton publisher of the c Zero record it the turn of the Century who coined the name Tut key i Roth despite heated opposition that was in 1912 and thle tit to be staged was in 1907 a Cuero was officially crowned As a Turkey capital if the world following this Shelley Novasad Well known Singer from sugar land Sang several numbers to an enthusiastic audience despite the drizzle see mrs Nugent Page 3 Goodyear Blimp to arrive today my 11 oui \ Bailie a i publicizing it hero and the Turkey i rot sin ii slogans will lie i he to Blimp salutes Texas and t Ile it y of lie 11 and Wel Follie to the min Oil team ii my Turkey ii arrangement i Quot tin us hip were made by i Opp. D. 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