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Voskuil, W. C. / Annual report of W. C. Voskuil, county agricultural agent of Grant County, Wisconsin: 1938-1939

20,000 attend state husking contest,   pp. 15-16 PDF (388.4 KB)

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was Lawrence Hauk of Waterloo Township with Omer Koopman of Patch
Grove, second. Norbert Reiser of Glen Haven was third and Alfred
Johl of Bloomington, fourth.
           A charge of ten cents per car was made and program
books were sold for a nickel. After paying all prizes and other
expenses a total of $59.83 was left in the treasury for next
years contest. Mention must be made of the wonderful cooper-
ation given by all committeemen helping out. This is especially
true of the following men who acted as committeie chairman:
                Concessions            Fostcr B. Porter
                Finance                Alice Schneider
                Field                  Leonard Kalt
                Entertainment          Roy Martin
                Gleaners               Jay P. Martin
                Public Aid             Ed V.'alz
                Publicity              W. C. Voskuil
                Reception              Minor Knapp
                Traffic                Richard Metcalf
                Weighing               Earl E. Raisbeck
                Wagons                 Fred Knapp
            Grant County ployed host to upwvards of 20,000 people
at the Third Annual Corn Husking Contest at Cubc City, October
26th. The planning and conducting of such an event
necessitated a rather thorough organization. Let me right here
congratulate the Chairman of the Committees who were largely
responsible for the success of this gigantic event.   Here is a
list of those chairman and the committees they headed.

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