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VOL»^^—- WILMINGTON, N. C., SUNDAY, DECEMBER7 7, 1947 “ -SECTION B~ ATTRACTIVE YOUNG HORSEWOMAN —Mary Sutton, 15-year-old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. I. J. Sutton of Wilmington, who has been riding ever since she was old enough to stay up on a horse but who for the past five years has been riding in a serious manner Mary is shown here with “First Love.” This pas June- Mary walked away with a high honor. < retiring the C. A. Hendricks Good Hands troph. A PRETTY TWOSOME—Mrs. Bruce B. Cameron, Jr., and heh favorite horse, “Lochiel,” pause for a few moments rest after a brisk afternoon’s canter. Mrs. Cameron may be found most any day with one of her two horses, “Rum Toddy” or “Lochiel.” The latter has won a number of blue ribbons in Kansas shows and is the most recently purchased of the Cameron's horses. .-.... .. . . . / - • A SCENE TO BE FOUND MOST ANY PRETTY DAY AROUND WILMINGTON—Margaret Skinner, Gretter Duffy, Vie Sanders, Lewis Hinton and Mary Cameron and “Lochiel” Mary’s newest horse snapped one afternoon this past week chatting over the Horse Show which takes place this after noon. NOW POSE PRETTY FOR THE PHOTOGRAPHER—Says O. O. Whitlock, to “Captain Peacock” with the aid of ;in,'nrs M._ Harrington, left, the groom and Leon Todd at the far right. Even the cat seems to be trying to steal the show to ‘UiVt‘ ll(‘r picture taken, but this is to be a horse show this afternoon. EAGER HORSES AWAIT THEIR RIDERS That is when this picture was snapped but todav may be seen in the Horse show which will get under way at 1:30 o’clock at the Magnolia Stables on the old Wrightsville Beach highway. This afternoons show will offer plenty of entertainment for there are to be jumpers, hunters, harness horses and just all types. py • dirsl ((r)f Winter (Hoi 'se Sk ows cJ/ns Cifternoon at i:3o o Uock ^ , ‘''E-gnolia stables, located on the old Wrightsville Beach road, at Highwood Park will : ing with activity this afternoon when the opening horse show of the winter season -i • under way at 1:30 o’clock. A large number of our local horsemen have worked ■" untiringly on this event to make it the best show of its type, and they have suc m packing everything, from the grace of the gaited horse to the power of the thor ' d hunter, into the fifteen classes scheduled for the afternoon. !' or the hunter division, special effort has been made to build fences such as would 1 ■ untered in trappy hunting country, requiring skill from the horse and rider. Horses ( 1 0 these classes will be Bruce Cameron’s chestnut, “Rum Toddy,” and Mrs. Bruce 10)1 s new hunter, “Lochiel,” winner of many blues in Kansas. Macon Rice will ride • bay jumper, “Haut Saut,” around the course for a possible win, and Misses Emily dcigaret Skinner will show their open-jumper, “Brown Betty,” and their consistent UUns mare, “Lady Craft.” - M. Todd will drive his well known roadster “Sir Echo,” in the harness division, has won many championships over the entire eastern seaboard and is sure to pro 1 tin ills lor the crowd this afternoon. •diss Mary Sutton will show her handsome three-gaited horse, “First Love,” and will P,.,°n Radiant King” in the five-gaited division. Also in the five-gaited class will be Cv, endolyn Collin’s gray mare, “Silver Queen.” •'’tiff competition is expected in the walking horse class with O. O. Whitlock’s “Cap 1 'acock.” J. H. Burris’ “Chief,” and D. M. George’s “My Boy” and Black Allen, II,” ■’■lnS for the top honors. . j ‘Jne °f the highlights of the afternoon’s program will be the pony class, which is j, ^ tilled by enthusiastic youngsters. Another class which causes excitement is the bare ' ' ' i”SSi which is strictly informal but lots of fun. Anything can happen! Entries have also been received from Marvina Cole, Rebecca Rhodes, C. W. Casteen, u Clark and J. B. McCoy. OVER THE JUMPS AND AWAY WE GO—This is a typical shot of what will be going on this afternoon at the junior horse show which begins at 1:30 o’clock. There is no admission charge but a silver offering will be received. Why not join the crowd? (PHOTOS BY KENDALL B. HAMPTON. STAFF PHOTOGRAPHER). 15 Glasses Slated Gfor Sk ow (It jLocal Staples Fifteen 'interesting classes have been arranged for the show this afternoon opening with class one as colts shown in hand (2 years old and under). The other classes include: Three-gaited horses; road hacks; five-gaited horses; open hunters; horsemanship (12 years and over); walking horses; knockdown and out; groom’s class; three-gaited ponies; driving class; pleasure ponies; horsemanship (under 12 years) and bareback class. For those who like horses, an afternoon of entertainment is a certain fact, as there will be classes for hunters, jumpers etc. with approximately sixty odd horses entered. JUPCT' The judge for the show will be Pete Lambeth a well known horseman of eastern North Carolina from Lumberton and trainer of Davanna stables in Lurnberton. Ring master will be Lewis Hinton; announcer will be Fred Willetts, Jr. • and secretary is Mrs. Robert Blake. All exhibitors are requested to have their horses ready for their classes, as the show will start promptly at 1'30 o clock. This will ensure time enough to run off the 15 classes before dark sets in. A silver offering will be collected to defray the ex penses however no set admission is charged for these junior horse shows as their purpose is to promote local interest in horses and to provide entertainment for the riders and spectators.