Sport: Huskers

Last week 50,000 people poured into small (pop. 5,521) Fairmont, Minn. Besides hotels every spare room for miles around was filled. Though 23 restaurant stands were set up to peddle hamburgers, hot dogs and coffee, many a prudent farmwife brought along great hampers of cold fried chicken, head cheese, hams, doughnuts, layer cakes and pies. Twenty-four State police directed the jammed traffic of cars from as far away as Kansas and Ohio. More exciting than any football game to Fairmont's visitors was that day's sporting event—the 11th annual National Corn Husking Championship.


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