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BLAST FROM THE PAST - Who helps run the fair?

Norwalk Reflector Staff • Oct 29, 2015 at 12:50 PM

AUG. 1, 1930

The top stories in the Norwalk Reflector-Herald on this date 77 years ago:

Many help to make local fair run smoothly

It is not commonly known how many citizens of the county are required to make the annual Huron County Fair departments operate with their usual smoothness.

While the officers and directors supervise the fair in its entirety, the various departments are run by separate organizations working in harmony with the general plans.

The fair executive committee follows: Charles McClave, J.L. Liles, J.F. Henniger, Max M. Phillips and Frank Bohn.

The following is the list of superintendents for the 1930 fair:

Cattle (Dairy) Geo. Lund

Swine John Scheid

Sheep Frank Liles

Poultry Chas. McClave

Pet Stock Nick Dunn

Farm Products George Ryerson

Horticulture John Heitsche

Bees and Water Supply George Schwan

Baking and Canning Mrs. Olieva M. Scheid

Clothing & Home Furnishings Mrs. Catherine Laler

Boys & Girls 4-H Clubs G.A. Hummon, Mabel J. Fernald and Mrs. E. Holmes

Granges Ben McClaflin

Education E.A. Bell

Speed Dept. Dan Heyman

The committees are:

Property Geo. Schwan, John Scheid, J.A. Fay

Auditing J.G. White, Frank Bohn, John Elmlinger

Nominating J.F. Henninger, J.B. White, G.E. Ryerson

Police Frank Bohn, J.L. Liles, J.A. Fay

Budget J.G. White, T. Beelman, J.F. Henninger

Speed Dan Heyman, Supt.: Roy Gathergood, Asst.

Will start supervised play next Monday

Although the swimming pool at the local play grounds has been closed due to necessary water economy, a daily program of hikes, games, contests and various other supervised activities will get underway at the playground Monday. All the boys and girls of Norwalk are urged to take part and Miss Kathryn Franklin, assistant playground director, will be in charge.

At the first session Monday, a program will be outlined and a time set for the various games and contests.

- Compiled by Andy Prutsok

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