Sport: Elmer's Brother

Husking an ear of corn consists of tearing off the husk in which it is wrapped, breaking it off its stalk, tossing it into a wagon. As a feat of skill, it is not difficult. Nevertheless, last week the spectacle of men husking corn drew a crowd of 160,000, second biggest ever gathered at a sporting spectacle in the U. S.,* to a remote 485-acre farm owned by Alva Oyler, 25 miles east of Columbus in Ohio's Licking County. There, while the Oyler livestock mooed, crowed and grunted with amazement, 18 able cornhuskers husked...

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