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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 11, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta 10 THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD TuciJoy, July II, COMBINE TIME IS COMING SOON! GET READY NOW FOR THE BEST SELECTION OF NEW AND USED COMBINES SEE Ranchers' Supply Ltd. PINCHER CREEK of barrels as they try to make up ground on the team heading onto the track. Whoop-Up Days in Lelhbridge will feature the exciting chuckwagon races. The wagons will arrive here direct from The world famous Calgary Slampede where this picture was taken. Coal-dale artist, Corne Martens, created the bronze trophy thai is presented to the winning chuckwagon al Calgary. Allison Photo Chuckwagon races., rodeo stimulate fair- goers Dv GAURY ALLISON rodeo world for (.he Lelhbridge mount up, complete the figurc-Hcrald SLalf Writer show, will he running Ihe wag- com-se and race onto Ihe Few olher events stimulate on races which should make of ,heir the pulse like exciting chuck- the running off of the nightly rac p ot e wagon races. heals a well run and highly- respective wagons. Action reigns supreme as professional affair. Once a rig has completed Ihe wagons, with canvas flapping, Behind the action and excite- figure eight and hit the track NEW JOHN DEERE COMBINES Model 7700 Dieul Combine! 14 ft. pickup platform 16 Ft. cutting platform 1 -Model 7700 Gas Combing Il-Mode) 6601 Pull Type Combine USED COMBINES S-MODEl 95 JOHN DEERE COMBINES ifCCAft ttTCrtfl Wifh cab., chopper. >33UU 3UU MODEL 105 CAB CHOPPER in very nice condition. HI-LOW MODEL 55 wilh cab and pickup. horses and outriders there are a strict set ot rules there on. The first wagon galloping at top speed all thun- and regulations laid down for across the line is not declared der onto the track at the same each team to follow. the winner until the penalty instant. The wagons, of course, do not times have been eslcul'ited The Lelhbridge and district only race against each other and added to each outfit's run-Whoop-Up Days, July 17-22, but the clock as well, and tlic ning time. It is quite possible will feature the thrilling wagon eventual winner of the three- for the first wagon across the races the last three nights of night meet will be the team line in a three wagon race to their six-day show. Action will with the fastest time over the compile enough penalties lo get under way each evening in three races. move him into third spot, front of Ihe huge grandstand al Penalty seconds can be add- The thrills and dangers of ro-8 o'clock sharp and will prc- ed to a wagon's running time deo are many, but little can cede the rodeo events in the at the end of each heat. Penal- compare with 20 horses, nine infield, ties will be doled out to a wag- cowboys and three wagons all Prize money will total W.OOO on which knocks over a barrel, trying lo fit into the same CASE MODEL 700 SP wilh soiiii; of the best chuck- or to a wagon that completes spot on the track al the same wagons in the business will be the course but fails to have ils time It's wild it's dangerous MODEL 460! COMBINE wild spreader aclion, direct from their "stove" in the basket at the chuckwagon racing it's crowd-pleasing races at the rear of the wagon. An outrider rodeo. IHC MODEL 403 Along with the prize team precious penalty seconds JOHN DEERE MODEL 106. Goad condition ALLIS CHALMERS MODEL A with cab and Melrow pickup 4> a trophy, sponsored by At the start of each race the -p, Bros. Auction Market, wagons must ran a figure-eight will be presented lo the win- course around two barrels in J ncr. the infield and then roar onto JOHN DEERE MODEL 630 it OCA A with cab (shopper leu than 10OO acres) jUU JOHN DEERE COCftA tylAnf) Model 96 Combines la recent problems thai the track. A simulated stove 1B threatened Ihe cancellation of has to be tossed into a wire la AW I CLclSl the chiiciwagon races al the basket situated at the back of Calgary Stampede should have the wagons at the start of the The biggest year in Die nat- PINCHER CREEK CLARESHOIM PHONE 627-4144 PHONE 235-3711 Kan-Phone 627-223M 627-7.22? Cov-Phane 627-4065 Marvin-Phone or no bearing on the race and this is done by one Hrnl history of southeastern Whoop-Up Days festivities. of the two dismounted out- Alberta is forecast by The Lclhbriclge prize inor.ey riders. The remaining outrider McCullough, president of East-will be split up in such a way holds the team steady as the crn Natural Gas Ltd. that every wagon that enters, four Thoroughbred horses He says an in-depth study in-from firt-1 to last place, will re- strain in eager anticipation for dicatcs the indnslry may drill ccivc a share of the purse. The the sounding of Ihe starter's up to wells in the south-l.clhbnrlffe fair board will con- easlcrn portion of the provincu limw In supply feed lo the The oul rider who losses the during the ncvt five years. v.-apm teams on a daily ration slove in must also conirol his The area to lapped Is basis, "wn l-.nrsc and lip ready lo flip from Brooks oast lo Ilallon. slock conlraclor UK; sieve imo place thi! instant, south lo Ihe Oldman Kuslw, who lirinrp in seme ni wagon around Ihe bar- Iliver and norlll lo the tti'd the besl bucking slock hi liio The oiilriiU-rs must then Deer Ilivei. ;