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Annual report, 1939: St. Croix Co. Agricultural Agent

4-H club work,   pp. 3-6 PDF (1.7 MB)

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                   County and State Drama Contest.
    The first 4-H Drama contest held in this county in recent
'ears was held at the Hudson High School on June 26th. Club
Lembers from the Cranetown 4-H club with Miss Mabel Hanson as
eader, the Girls' Challengers with Mrs. Albion Fuller as
eader, and the Worthwhile Club with M1iss Dorothy Sonntag as
eader took part in the contest and each made a fine presentation.
,he judges' decision gave first place to "A Cup of China Tea"
resented by the seven girls in the Worthwhile Club. These
even girls: Marian Jagg, Pearl Marty, Martha Sonntag, Frances
agg, Margaret Brown, Edria Sonntag, and Edna Jagg - along with
heir coach, Mrs. P. C. Schafer, took part in the state contest
Leld August 7th to 10th, at which time they made a very fine
rosentation in the state contest.
                      4-H Picnic and Contests.
    The city of Hudson made available its park and recreational
acilities to all 4-H club members, their friends, and leaders on
*uly 26. This was a busy day for 4-H club members because the
reliminary judging and demonstration contests were hold and
inners wore chosen to represent St.. Croix County at the State
'air. A picnic lunch was enjoyed at noon, and following a short
rogram in the afternoon the entire group participated in a fine
wim in beautiL'ul Lake St. Croix in the city swimming area. Young
nd old alike found .loasure in participating in this final event
.f the day.
                        4-H Round-Up.
   The fine cooperation given by the board of Directors of the
lenwood Inter-County Fair helped make possible a very splendid
1939 4-H Round-Up which was held in connection with the Glenwood
ity Inter-County fair. The premium moneys won by the individual
embers was the big part of the fair. $ 527.00   which was paid
o 4-H club members who won money on 325 articles and animals
xhibited, was an important factor in the success of the fair, but
he fine cooperative spirit which club members and leaders showed
n making entries and caring for their exhibits was the real
uccess of this 4-H Round-Up.  The project work carried o-nTy our
lub members has a fine opportunity to be exhibited at the fair
nd each member has taken a great deal of pride in bringing his
est work before the public. This was truly a fine picture of
Club work on parade." The club exhibit building was remodeled
nd the front painted white with 4-H green. This work was done
y our local Agricultural Instructors who have participated freely
* the club program. Housing facilities for exhibits, especially
* the girls' departments were inadequate this year. It is
incerely hoped that arrangements can be made for more space this
oming year.
   The county fair is a fine opportunity for club members to
lace before the public the results of their years' work. It is
n obligation of supporters of 4-H club work to provide these rural
youngsters with ample space and facilities for exhibiting their

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