Dakota Datebook: Roy Rogers
November 11, 2019
November 11, 2019 — On this date in 1950, the results of Bismarck’s Sears-Roebuck safety slogan contest were in. The winner was a 10-year-old from Ft. Lincoln, for his slogan, “Go Slow or You’ll Go – Fast.” His award was a gold-colored statue of Roy Rogers’ horse, Trigger.
Young Larry “Roy” Amon took possession of his prize that night, when Roy Rogers, himself, gave it to him...