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Ranchland Farm News (Newspaper) - July 22, 1976, Colorado Springs, Colorado
T t 11 01 j is t pox 1vn Colorado co 800 or jul d serving the pikes Peak Plains Region since 19o1 july 1976 the largest Rural weekly in All of Elbert county and East Elpaso county Colorado wheat production lower Winter wheat production in Colorado is expected to total million 4 percent less than the 1975 while planted acreage was 3 percent greater than in a Lack of Winter and Early Spring precipitation resulted in greater than Normal harvested acreage is expected to be 2 percent less than last stands on much of the remaining acreage in the South East were thinned by the dry a substantial acre age was abandoned after being severely damaged by wind Ero Sion and dry late april and May Rains revived some of the less severely damaged acreage which had earlier been Felt would be Harvest is slightly behind according to the Colo Rado crop and livestock report ing yields Are expected to average 22 bushels per slightly less than the 1975 yield of 5 bushels per Days to get grandstand tickets tickets for grandstand seats at the Friday and Satur Day nights Arena shows at the Elpaso county also Satur Day and sunday Are on Sale at the Farmers state Bank of that Only 3 Days remain to Purchase these the monday the 26th and wednes Day the 28th Are the Only Days left to Purchase these reserved grandstand sidewalk Sale starts today the summer sidewalk Sale begins july 22nd in participating stores Are the male crafts n things and Simla the Simla lumber company will begin their Sale on the sidewalk specials will be sold until saturday at closing notice to East Elpaso residents there is an article in this Issue of the ranch land farm news concerning the proposed Centennial fire Protection District and upcoming one july at Elbert county fair has been endorsed by the Centenni Albi Centennial commission As an official Centennial event for the free fair proudly features Ole time county fair the main attraction of the fair is youth and although there is plenty of room for open class this years fair is kicked off with the annual 4h dress which is held two weeks prior to the the 4h dress revue will be this july 24th at the Simla High the evening fashion show will begin at and the crocheting and knitting 4hers will be proudly modelling their finished garments for the Gener Al the first official Day of the fair is August there is quite a bit of Hustle and Bustle this Day As two Hun dred and fifty four 4hers and some two Hundred and Twenty open class exhibitors hurry to get their exhibits then the judges begin arriving and both thursday and Friday Are mainly occupied with judging of rabbits and open class Home Flowers and All the 4h August 6th ends with the final showmanship con test held in a round Robin event and the top showmen vie for that top showmanship August is the official Centennial Cele bration Day and everyone is encouraged to dress Centennial Elpaso fair kicks off at the Citadel mall the above photo is of Allene Gaylor of Colorado Springs taken by Darol Dickinson of you will see performances classes of All kinds at the Elpaso county Quarter horse show to be held july 29th at the county fair grounds in Elbert fair horse show coming 8 country fair Day will be held july 24 at the Citadel shopping Center to kick off the 1976 Elpaso county country fair Day will be held from to a11 events and exhibits will be located in the lower West shopping level and out doors behind the movie All Day exhibits include a petting zoo of baby animals 4h exhibits live Western music a hydroponic vegetable growing demonstration and a quilting display and Demontra at there will be a horseshoeing demonstration and a Goat milking contest will begin with to and newspaper personalities aiming for the prize of Best Goat com Peting will be Jeff Ordo Meg Kkt Dru Gazette Telegraph Diane the Rich kor Rick a Kim Rob Kysun George Okpik Lee Moze Kryt Bob kiss and a do from from 12 noon to there will be baby calves in the petting zoo and at there will be a cow milk ing from to there will be a Square dancing demonstration with Fred Staeben be sure to Stop by and meet Brenda 1976 Elpaso county fair Queen and her aide miss Ann the Elpaso county fair will open in Calhan 30 Miles East on Hiway 24 july 29 and continue through August tickets for the Friday evening Rodeo Star ring the Blackwood the saturday and sunday matinees and the saturday evening Rodeo starring red Steagall Are available at the pikes Peak arts 321 6361228 Dees Western 2347 Platte Avenue and mall of the Bluffs shopping Center and the Farmers state Bank in Elpaso county Quarter horse show thursday fashion for this other special features of the Day in clude the 1977 fair Queen con free Barb sponsored by the Kiowa state 4h Market Sale and Many Young cow pokes wearily drag their feet Home after the Elbert county saturday is also the of the Centennial Parade which will be held on main Street of Kiowa and Many floats will be adding to the Centennial the final Day of the the activity resumes around noon with a 4h live Stock Parade and the Rodeo and track events immediately Fol at exhibits Are released and once again the the focal Point of rests and Waits for a nother Calhan water changes two changes have been made in the Calhan restrictions on the school will be irrigating on tuesday and while the Park Waters on monday and a reminder that residents to the East of Denver Street Are permitted to water on even Days and West of the Street will irrigate on Odd numbered Calendar no watering is Al Lowed Between the hours of 10 and 3 on any the 18th annual Elpaso county Quarter horse show will be held at the county fair grounds at Calhan july the judge will be Leonard Milligan from to be eligible to your horse must be registered in me Ameri can Quarter horse the show will begin at with stallions born in and continue through mares and there will be 14 youth the youth age groups Are 13 years old and under and 14 years through there will be performance classes of All there will be English Western pleas Western pole Bend barrel calf roping and heading and everyone is invited to come and see some of the worlds Best horses and riders in its All free if you need any information about it you can write or Call Frank or Ronda Dickin it co the air plane owned by Ben Watson of North of is shown Here in the air plane is being prepared at Glaser aviation for the experimental aircraft association show in Wisconsin the last part of this Dave Glaser will sponsor an 8 flying breakfast and 10 air show at the Elpaso county fair again this year on August 1
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