DARKE COUNTY 1960 REUNION

By Staff
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This picture was taken last July of 1960 at the Darke-County Steam Threshers Reunion at Greenville, Ohio. This is Mildred Ary of R.R. 1, Union City,Indiana, with Harold and Clarence Ary's 13 hp Gaar-Scott on the Teeter-totter.

Last July 15, 16 and 17 we had our Reunion. We had 17 steam
engines and 5 tractors, not counting the models. We had Bakers,
Advance, Gaar-Scott, Minneapolis, Port Huron, Reeves, Huber,
Farquhar, Frick and Russell. The tractors were Aultman Taylor and
Rumely Oil-pulls. We had 4 Separators, 2 Clover Hullers, one corn
Husker and a hand-feed Separator.

We threshed and had a saw-mill running all 3 days. On Friday and
Saturday nights we had an open air round and square dance. On
Sunday afternoon we had steam engine races, Separator setting
contest, threshing, sawing and a coon chase.

We held election in October and the following officers and
Directors were elected for 1961. Sylvester B. Ditmer, President;
Charley E. Ditmer, Vice-president; Harold Ary, Treas.; Mildred Ary,
Secretary. Directors are: Elmer Egbert, Art Heiland, Roscoe
Shiverdecker, Homer Holp, Hugh Hartzell, Clark Davidson and Asa
Humston. Rev. Lillie Black was named Chaplain of the
Association.

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