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822-Lancastor Fuming, Saturday, July 17, 1993
Somerset Co. Day at the Farm was held at the beautiful farm of Jim and Joann Kim
mel near Berlin. Family members from left are Tammy Martin, Nicholas Martin, Mark
Martin, Greg Walker, Barb Walker, Kaltlyn Walker, Joann Kimmel, Jana Seifert, Jim
Klmmel, Sandy Seifert and Bethany Seifert. Bob Seifert, because of employment obli
gations was absent.
Joe Weston, 14 of Somerset tosses a hay bale
during the Somerset Co. Day at the Farm event.
New Jersey 4-H Action Days
James Atkinson, liaison to Rutgers, NJ. Cooperative Ex
tension 4-H, announced that Sandy Clark of Franklinville
and John Tighe of Williamstown represented Gloucester
County at 4-H Action Days on Cook/Douglass Campus,
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, New Bruns
More than ISO 4-H teens from all over New Jersey partici
pated in this annual event, sharing ideas, learning new skills,
and participating in 13 workshops and seminars designed to
increase their leadership skills and provide personal enrich
ment. The conference was coordinated by the Rutgers Coop
erative Extension Office. Action Days was sponsored by the
New Jersey 4-H development fund.
Besides seminars, both Gloucester County representatives
were involved in events at the conference, such as the state
fashion revue, and the alumnae banquet.
State 4-H Horse
Gloucester County NJ. 4-H Horse Club members travel
ed to Warren County on Saturday. June 26 and walked away
with the top honors in the State 4-H Horse Judging Contest.
Members consisted of Beverly Macklin and Jaimce Hoch
swinder of Williamstown and Chrystal Long of Franklin
ville. The team will go on to Louisville. Ky. for national
competition in November. The junior team placed third
overall in the state. Members are Leigh Allen and Nicole Ca
pecci of Franklinville.
The children judged classes of various breeds. Breeds in
volved Quarter Horses, Model Hunters, Freisans, and Perch
erons. Performance classes were western pleasure and sad
dle seat equitation. On three of the classes they had to give
oral reasons. The contest was coordinated by the Rutgers
Cooperative Extension Office.
All the judging teaip members will be going in October to
the All American Quarter Horse Congress in Columbus.
Ohio fora field trip before the big competition in November.
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Somerset Co. Correspondent
BERLIN (Somerset Co.) Its
10th anniversary was celebrated
on Sunday, June 27 and for the
10th time, the Lord himself sup
plied the natural Vitamin D to the
other nutritious commodities visi
tors received during Day at the
He sent the ultra-violet rays of a
wonderfully lazy sun that
appeared to have nothing better to
do, except to shine gloriously
down on Jim and Joann Kimmel’s
Glade View Dairy of Distinction
Glade View Farm was the site
for this year’s Somerset County
Day at the Farm and some 1,700
visitors were eager to partake of
the Kimmel hospitality and that of
the sponsoring Somerset Co. Far
mers Asso. which prepared and
served the food samples.
Like always, hayrides around
the farm acreage, never lacking
for wagon passengers, were
embarking steadily from the load
ing zone along the Route 1-60
roadway which splices the Kim
mel farm, separating the bam from
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the house and most of th e
Milk chugging was discovered
to be a popular contest just few
year when five tehms vied for
supremacy. This year 10 teams
went at it in a scandalous depar.
hire from etiquette that implied no
word but “chugging” would aptly
fit the occasion.
Not only did milk mustaches
surround broadly grinning mouths
when they slapped down their dis.
posable cups and came up for air,
but a considerable number of con!
testants also needed a change of
clothes before they turned sour
from the overflow.
Somerset Co. commissioner,
Robert Will, outdid his celebrity
competitors to win the hand milk
ing contest while Kimmel held his
five-year old Holstein cow steady.
When asked what the cow’s name
was, Kimmel said she didn’t have
one, then changed his mind and
said “Just call her Bessie.”
Tossing hay bates was a popu
lar contest for kids and adults.
Young Donald’s Farm provided
an interesting assortment of ani
mals for visitors to enjoy. Thete
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