Dickinson County History
1885 Dickinson County Fair
List of Winners and Premiums


The following is a list of premiums awarded by the Dickinson County Agricultural and Industrial Association for 1885:

HORSES.
CLASS 1. STALLIONS FOR DRAFT.

Stallion 4 years and over, 1st premium. O. L. Thisler, $10; 2d premium, J. J. Schneider, $5.
Stallion 3 years and under 4, 1st, O. L. Thisler. $5; 2nd, Ed. Thisler, $3.
Sucking colt, 1st, C. F. Botham, $2; 2d, O. L. Thisler, $1.

FOR GENERAL USE.

Stallion 4 years and over, 1st, L. D. Buck, $10; 2d, Mrs. E. Carpenter, $5.
Stallion 3 years and under 4, Frank Curtis, $5.
Stallion 2 years and under 3, Jas. Foreman, $4.
Sucking colt, 1st, C. A. Bostwlck, $2; 2d, C. Rohrer, $1.

ROADSTERS.

Stallion 4 years and over, 1st. Harris and Rogers, $10; 2d, John Halstead, $5.
Stallion 2 years and under 3, 1st, W. E. Fanson, $4; John Halstead, $2.
Sucking colt, 1st. Frank Carter, S2; 2d, W. H. Koon, $1.


CLASS 2. BROOD MARES AND COLTS.
ROADSTERS.

Mare 3 years and under 4, Judge Culbertson,
Mare 2 years and under 3, 1st, Stella Ball, $2; 2d, John Halstead, $1.
Sucking colt, James Elliott, $2.

FOR DRAFT.

Mare 4 years and over, colt by side, 1st, O. L. Thisler, $8; J. J. Schneider, $4.
Mare 3 years old and uudcr 4, 1st, John Funkhouser, $4; 2d, O. L. Thisler, $2.
Mare 2 years old and under 3, 1st, O. L. Thisler, $2; 2d, C. F. Botham, $1.
Mare 1 year old and under 2. C. F. Botham. S2.
Sucking colt, O. L. Thisler, $2.

FOR GENERAL PURPOSES.

Mare 4 years and over, colt by side, C. A. Bostwick, $8.
Mare 2 years and under 3, Sherman Ellison, $2.
Mare 1 year and under 2. C. A. Bostwick, $2.
Sucking colt, 1st, Ed. Thisler, $2; 2d. O. L. Thisler, $1.


CLASS 3. CARRIAGE AND SADDLE HORSES.

Pair carriage horses, 1st, Harris &. Rogers, $5; 2d, J. N. Burton, $3.
Pair draft horses (actual test), 1st, J. C. Smith, $5; Wm. Hunsecker, $3.
Gents' saddle horse, W. P. Hooper, $3.
Single carriage horses, C. B. Cryderman, $3.


CLASS 4. SWEEPSTAKES.
Best stallion of any age or breed, and five colts sired by him, O. L. Thisler, $6.
L. D. Buck's special premium: Best colt sired by Canadian Prince, 1st, E. C. Lockwood, $10; 2d, Marsh Buck, $5.



CATTLE.
O. L. THISLER, SUP'T.
CLASS 5. THOROUGH BREDS, PEDIGREE REQUIRED.

Best bull 4 years old, C. W. Reineking, $10.
Bestbull 2 years and under 3, O. L. Thisler, $3.
Best bull calf, 1st, C. W . Reineking, $2; 2d. O. L. Thisler, $1.
Best bull Jersey calf, John Halstead. $2.
Best bull Holstein calf, Mrs. Swayze. $2.


CLASS 6. GRADE AND NATIVE.

Best bull 1 year and under 2, R. N. Curtis, $3.
Cow over 4 years for milk, 1st, C W. Reineking, $3; 2d, John Halstead, $3.
Cow 3 years and under 4, C. w. Reineking, $1.
Heifer under 2, 1st, P. D. Griswold. $3; C. W. Reineking, $1.
Lot of calves not less than 5 head, O. L. Thisler, $5.
Cow 4 years old and over, O. L. Thisler, $5.
Cow 2 years old and under 3, C. W. Reineking, $3.
Heifer 1 year old and under 2, Samuel Bates, $3.
Heifer calf, O. L. Thisler, $2.



HOGS.
CLASS 11. J. J. COOPER, SUP'T.

Best boar over 1 year old, Jas. Elliott, So.
Best boar 6 months and under 1 year, Jas. Elliott, $4.
Best sow over 1 year old, Jas. Elliott, $1.
Best sow 6 months and under 1 year, Jas. Elliott. $2.
Best pair pigs under 6 months old, Jas. Elliott, $3.
Best display of hogs, not less than 5, Jas. Elliott, $5.
Best boar over 1 year old, Poland China, Christian Schoal, $5.
Best pair pigs under 6 months old, Poland China, 1st, Christian Schoal, $3; 2d, Jas. Elliott, $2.



SHEEP.
CLASS 8. E. BRUNSON, SUP'T.

Best buck 2 years and over, Stella Ball, $4.
Best buck 1 year and under 2, Stella Ball, $4.
Best buck lamb, Robt. Broadfoot, $2.
Pen 2 ewes 2 years and over, Leicester sheep, Stella Ball, $4.
Pen 2 ewes 2 years and over, fine wool sheep,Stella Ball, $4.
Pen 3 ewes 1 year and under 2, fine wool sheep, 1st. Robt. Broadfoot, $4; 2d, Stella Ball, $2.
Pen 3 ewes 1 year and under 2, Leicestersheep, Stella Ball, $4.


CLASS 9. GRADE SHEEP.

Buck 2 years old and over, James Hewitt, $3.
Pen 3 owes 2 years and over, Jas. Hewitt, $3.
Pen 3 ewe lambs. James Hewitt, $3.
Pen 3 ewes 1 year old, James Hewitt, $3.
Pen 3 fat sheep, Robt. Broadfoot, $3.


CLASS 10. SWEEPSTAKES.

Buck any age or breed, Samuel Boles, $3.



POULTRY.
O. F. SEARL, SUP'T.

Best trio Brahma fowls, Mrs. F.L. Goldhorn, $1.
Best trio Plymouth Rocks, 1st, Mrs. Birchmore, $1; 2d, Fred Lebold, 50c.
Best trio Pekin ducks, F. R. Dewey, $1.
Greatest display of poultry by one person, Mrs. Birchmore, $5.



AGRICULTURAL IMPLEMENTS AND MECHANICAL ARTS.

Display farming Implements, Bonebrake Hdw. Co., $5.
Display carriages and wagons, Bonebrake Hdw. Co., $5.



FARM PRODUCTS.
W. H. CHILDS, SUP'T.

Best Individual display. Fred. Dudley, $10.
Best half bushel Indian corn (white), M. Dilling, $1.
Best half bushel Indian corn (yellow), Robt. Broadfoot, $1.
Best half bushel pop corn, 1st, Frank Lemaster, $1; 2d, Mrs. E. Gordon, 50c
Best display corn on stalks, 1st, James Botham, $1; 2d. Fred Lebold, 50c.
Best display sorghum, Mrs. Birchmore, $1.
Millet in bundle, Jas. Botham, 50c.
Half bu. late Irish potatoes, 1st, Robt. Broadfoot, $1: Willet Taylor, 50c.
Half bu. early Irish potatoes, Robt. Broadfoot, $1.
Half bu. onions, O. S. Unkefer, $1.
20 or more parsnips, Mrs. Birchmore, $1.
20 or more turnip beets, Fred. Dudley, $1.
20 or more stock beets, 1st, Mrs. Blrchmore, $1; 2d. Fred. Dudley, 50c.
20 or more stocks pie plant, 1st. Mrs. Birchmore, $1; 2d. Mrs. E. Gordon, 50c.
6 pumpkins, 1st, Mrs. E. Gordon, $1; 2d, Fred. Dudley, 50c.
Varieties squashes, 1st. Fred. Dudley, $1; 2d, Mrs. Birchmore, 50c.
Half peck peppers, Mrs. Birchmore, 50c.
Half bu. tomatoes, Mrs. E. Gordon, 50c.
6 cantelope melons, Mrs. E. Gordon, 50c.
6 muskmelons, Mrs. Birchmore, 50c.



POMOLOGICAL AND FLORAL DEP'T.
CLASS 19 AND 20. PROF. J. W. ROBSON, SUPT.

Display winter apples, 1st, Alfred Pray, $2;2d. Mrs. John Stauffer, $1.
Display fall apples, 1st, Mrs. John Stauffer, $2: 2d, Wm. Hill, $1.
Display summer apples, 1st, Mrs. John Stauffer, $2: 2d, Wm. Hill, $1.
Display pears, 1st, Dr. L. M. Raub, $1; 2d, John Taylor, Abilene, 50c.
Display grapes. Dr. L. M. Raub, $1.
Display quinces, E. Eicholtz, $1.


CLASS 20.

Collection of cut flowers, Mrs. Bagley, $1.
Bouquet, Mrs. P. J. Stoddard, $1.
Floral Novelty, Mrs.Bagley, $1.


MISCELLANEOUS.

Display fruit trees, E. Eicholtz, diploma.
Display cotton trees, E. Eicholtz, diploma.
Display evergreen trees, E. Eicholtz, diploma.
Garden plow, D. K. Miller, diploma.
Estey organ, S. W. Pierce & Co., diploma.
A. B. Chase organ, S. W. Pierce & Co., diploma.
Davis sewing machines. S. W. Pierce & Co., diploma.
Books and fancy goods, M. M. Bowman, diploma.



TEXTILE FABRICS.
CLASS 22. MRS. W. H. CHILDS, SUP'T.

Embroidery on satin, May Day. $1.
Crochet lace on wool, Mrs. Braymer, 50c.
Crochet lace on cotton, Stella Ball, 50c.
Painting on velvet, Stella Ball, $1.
Painting on satin, Miss M. A. Green, $1.
Display hand painting, Helen Meyer, $1.
Knit lace In linen, May Day, $1.
Display or millinery, Mrs. Ceis, $3.
Rag carpet, 10 yds. or more, 1st, Theo. Hagan, $1; 2d, Jane Millet, 50c.
Rug, any description, J. F. Baxter, 50c.
Worsted quilt, 1st, Mrs. Neyer, $1; 2d, Oma Welcher, 50c.
Calico quilt, C. B. Cryderman. 50c.
Display infants clothing, Jane Miller, $1.
Hand knit socks, 1st, Jane Miller, $1; 2d, Mrs. Dr. Herbst, 50c.
Hand knitting double mittens, 1st, Mrs. Dr. Herbst, $1; 2d. Mrs. J. M. Shane, 50c.
Specimen of hand knitting by lady over 60, Mary J. Jackson, $1.
Hand knit silk mittens, Jane Miller, $1.
Darned net shams, Stella Ball, $1.
Specimen of macrame, Mrs. J. M. Shane, $1.
Scrap bag, May Day, 50c.
Handmade lace handkerchief, Mrs. J. M. Shane, $1.
Hand made lace collar. Ruby Griswold, $1.
Hand made lace display, Mrs. Dr. Phelps, $1.
Crochet tidy, 1st, Stella Ball, 50c; 2d, Oma Welcher, 50c.
Fancy tidy, Oma Welcher, 50c.
Large Afghan, Lizzie Howe, $1.
Table cover, Mary Berry, $1.
Table scarf. May Day, 50c.
Childs crochet sacque, J. Nutt, 50c.
Silk embroidered skirt, Stella Ball, $1.
Pin cushion, any description. May Day, 50c.
Display Kensington embroidery, Mrs. Dr. Herbst, $1.
Sofa cushion, Mary Berry, $1.
Chain stitched pillow shams, Jane Miller, 50c



FINE ARTS.
CLASS 21. MRS. M. M. BOWMAN, SUP'T.

Wax Flowers, Mrs. Braymer, $1.
Shell work, Mrs. Dr. Phelps, 50c
Hair work, Mrs. Chas. Newhall, $1.
Fancy pictures, Oma Welcher, $1.
Crayon drawing, Helen H. Meyer, $1.
Oil painting, Frank Baker, $2.
Pencil drawing, S. P. Harrington, $1.
Painting on china. Mrs. W. S. Hodge, $1.
Painting on muslin. May Day, $1.
Landscape painting, Helen H. Meyer, $1.



BOYS' AND GIRLS' DEPARTMENT.
CLASS 27. MRS. CHAS. CRANE, SUP'T.

Lot of 6 or more chickens, Chas. Whitehurst, $2.
2 or more Goldlace bantams, Fred Lebold, $1.
Lot of rabbits. Geo. Stoddard, $1.
Piece mechanical work by boy under 10 years old, Willet Taylor, $2.
Fancy work, any kind, 1st, Bessie Pennington, $1; 2d, Abbie Wellman, 50c.
Painting in oil, Grace Peters, $1.
Loaf of bread by girl under 15, Mary Reeves, $1.
Loaf of cake by girl under 15, Mary Reeves, $1.



PANTRY STORES.
CLASS 17 AND 18. MRS. CROZIER, SUP'T.

Best 5 lbs. butter, 1st, Ed..Thisler, $2; 2d, Jane Miller, $1.
Best 5 lbs. lard. 1st, Mrs. Elizabeth Gordon, $1; 2d, Jane Miller, 50c
Best 5 lbs. domestic hard soap, Mrs. Dr. Herbst, $1.
Best gallon vinegar, Dr. L. M. Raub, 50c.
Best loaf white bread, hit, Mrs. Goldhorn, $1; 2d. Mrs. E. Gordon, 50c.
Best loaf graham bread, 1st, Jane Miller, $1; 2d. Wm. Swayze, 50c
Best light rolls, 1st, Mrs. P. J. Stoddard, $1; 2d. Mrs. Goldhorn, 50c
Best display of bread, Mrs. W. B. Swayze, $2.
Best loaf cake, Mrs. Goldhorn. $1.
Best display of cake, Jane Miller, $2
Best collection canned fruit, 1st, C. B. Cryderman, $2; 2d, Jane Miller, $1.
Best collection Jellies, 1st, Mrs. Goldhorn, $2, 2d. Mrs. Herbst, $1.
Best collection preserved fruit, 1st, Mrs. Swayze, $2; 2d, Jane Miller, $1.
Best collection pickles, 1st, Mrs. Stoddard, $1; 2d, Mrs. Swayze, 50c
Best collection catsup, 1st, Mrs. Dr. Herbst, $1; 2d, Mrs. swayze, 50c

JAMES CULBERTSON, SEC'Y






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