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d C O K E coal" 23c 16c 18c 20c 25c 20c on people South Dayton Second; Cattaraugus County Teams Win High Honors in State Contest The Little Valley high school livestock livestock judging team, champions of western New York for the past years, won first place in the livestock livestock judging contest sponsored by the Delhi Agricultural school held August 3d and 4th. The Delhi school contest is said to be one of the important held in the eastern part the state. The South Dayton high school team, the only other entry from Cattaraugus county, took second place. H. Bonhoff, a member of the Valley high school team, took place in the individual judging contest, contest, and Howard Town of South Dayton was fourth. Gouveneur high school, winner of the past three years, was tenth the standings this year. A plaque was presented to the Little Valley team. Members of the Little Valley who took part in the judging Howard Bonhoff, Herman Miller Howard Smith. A substitution was necessary at the last moment as Lynn Wood, high individual scorer the Alfred contest, and a regular member of the team, had his tonsils removed. Smith took his place. Smith, a first year boy, did exceptionally well, Harry J. Shoup, agricultural agricultural teacher who accompanied the boys, said. It was Smith's first important contest, Glenn Timme, an alternate, took the trip with the team. There were 31 teams in the contest. One and one-half days were spent in travelling and judging at some of the outstanding dairy and estates of Delaware and Otsego counties. The teams judged two classes of Guernseys at Springfield Center, one class of ^shorthorns at Smith's Broadacres farm, and two classes of Ayrshires at the Iroquois farm on the estate of Mr. Clark Cooperstown, making a drive of miles the first day. On Saturday the teams visited Meridale Farm at Meredith, the largest Jersey farm which imports 'seys from the island. There are more than 500 head on this 3,500 acre farm. The Holsteins were at the Delhi Agricultural school. Ninety-three boys took part in individual contests. '·The trip of 800 miles was educational and Cattaraugus county schools feel very glad they went", said Mr. Shoup on his return. The contest was under the of Prof. Lawrence Taylor of the Delhi school. Prof. Taylor judged cattle cattle at the Cattaraugus county fair 1931 and 1932. Out of a possible 3000 points, Little Valley earned 2312^ and South Dayton 2301. Massena was third, Unadilla, fourth and Cherry Valley, fifth. In the individual scoring R. of Goshen was first with 839 points, Bonhoff of Little Valley second 817, Lloyd Tracey of Massena third with 814, Howard Town of South Dayton fourth with 803, Herman Miller of Little Valley ninth with 776, Lynn Ivett, South Dayton, 12th, 765 points. Howard Smith of Little Valley and Donald Crowell of South Dayton placed below 20.

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  1. The Oneonta Star,
  2. 11 Aug 1934, Sat,
  3. Page 5

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