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OCTOBER 6, 2009 WAI.SH COUNTY PRESS PAGE 5 4-H members in Walsh County are selling raffle tickets to raise funds to support county wide 4-H activities. The following items are included in the raffle: $50 Savings Bond, donated by Citizens State Bank of Park River. Winter Survival Kit donated by Park River Implement. Items in the kit include a sleeping bag, jumper cables, tow rope, radio, first-aid kit, games, food, water jug, flashlight and more. Portable DVD Player donated by theWalsh County 4- H Council. Hand made quilt donated by Dundee Mutual Insurance Company of Park River. Thank you to Citizens State Bank, Park River Implement and Dundee Mutual Insurance for their continued support of the Walsh County 4-H program. The drawing for these items will be held during the Little International showmanship contest on Friday, Octo- ber 23 at theWalsh County Fair. Tickets are $1 each or 6 for $5 and are available from anyWalsh County 4-H member. Your support is ap- preciated. The Walsh County Fair Association wilt be der, no count is made. sponsoring a Bessie Bingo Contest at the Main 6. Bessie's plop shall be defined as; an accu- Arena on Friday, October 23rd at 3:00 pm, mulation of fecal material, regardless of consis- tency or color that has been ingested by the The Bessie Bingo Contest is a game of contestant Bessie, (See Rule 9),passed through chance. Tickets will be sold for 200, 2' x 2' the alimentary canal and been deposited on the squares that will be marked off in the Arena at contest board. the Fair. A cow named Bessie will then be al- 7. No pistols, cattle prods, knives, or other lowed to roam the marked area. Then, wher- devices will be used to make Bessie do her ever she deposits, does her job, or whatever "thing." you want to calloit, the person who owns the 8. If Bessie creates a stream effect, all square will win 50% of the proceeds collected, squares covered will win until stream is broken. So, please buy a square and support the Walsh 9. Contestant Bessie will be selected with- County Fair. It's a chance to win some money out regards to race, creed, color, sex or national and to cheer 0n Bessie! origin of the Bovine species. 10. Tickets are $5.00 each and are available The Rules are as follows: from any Fair Director, Committee Chairman or the Walsh County Extension. Office. They I. Judges decision goes. may be available at the Fair. 2. First plop takes all. I I. Each ticket holder will buy the right to 3. If Bessie plops on more than one square, own one 2'x2' square of which there are 200 i.e."lay it on the line," the money will be divided, squares. 4. If Bessie dies before plopping, game will 12. The winner or winners will collect 50% be delayed until a new cow is stolen, of the proceeds or a possible $500 if all tickets 5. If Bessie plops on the outside of the bor- are sold. * Custom Decals t c:lveftJsing / Design / CJ. ophics Logo Design Residential Wood Plaques Tate & Michelle Burns 235 Main St., St. Thomas, ND Phone: 701-520-9618 Fax: 701-257-6695 michelle@sig n-kraft.com sign-kraft.com Q Q Welcomes to the Walsh County Fair 10% Senior Discounts * FREE Mail Out Service * UPS Service FREE Blood Pressure Checks *Kodak Kiosk Mon-Fri 9 a.m. to 6 p.~ Sat 9 a.m. to .... ~