A three-day roping contest in Shidler, Oklahoma, will close tomorrow. Prior to this there was a contest at Sand Springs, 15 miles east of Tulsa, in which Fred Beeson of this city, won first money. The next contest was at DeNoya, where Beeson won the money on goat roping. From DeNoya the ropers went to Shidler.

Al Beeson, father of Fred, stated today that there is to be a real roping contest put on at the 101 Ranch this fall. The first money is to be $2,500, it is reported. Mr. Beeson said he thought his son was coming home after the Shidler contest, for a time.