Davis Junction, Illinois 61020.
OFFICERS:-North Central Illinois Steam Power
Show, Inc. Left to right: J. Floyd King, V-pres., Kings, Ill.;
George Hedtke, Pres., Davis Junction, Ill.; Emil Svanda, Treas.,
Davis Junction, Ill.; and Jon M. Schwartz, Sec’y., Rock-ford,
Ill. The 1972 Annual Steam Power and Horse Power Threshing Show
will be held August 3, 4, 5, and 6th., at the King farm, Kings,
Illinois. (Always the first week-end in August) Courtesy of Emil F.
Svanda, Davis Junction, Illinois 61020
DAVIS JUNCTION, ILL.-A business meeting of the North Central
Illinois Steam Power Show was held Saturday night, December 11, at
the Harm Hayenga farm home at Kings, Illinois. George W. Hedtke,
President of the corporation opened the business meeting at 7:30
Fifteen board members and their wives attended the annual
meeting. A pre-Christmas feast, chairmened by Mrs. Donald Wolf of
Aurora, Illinois, and by Mrs. Herman Hintzsche of DeKalb, Illinois
was enjoyed by all.
Election of officers was held for the coming year 1972. George
W. Hedtke was re-elected to serve the sixth year as president of
the corporation. J. Floyd King was re-elected to serve as
vice-president for the sixth year, and Emil F. Svanda was
re-elected to serve the sixth year as treasurer. Jon M. Schwartz of
Rockford, Illinois was elected to serve as the new secretary of the
corporation, vacated by Svanda at the end of this term, due to the
growth of the show and additional work involved. Svanda has served
as secretary-treasurer of the corporation since the new show was
organized in 1967.
The North Central Illinois Steam Power Show, Inc., entertains
between 13 to 16 thousand spectators annually during the 4 day
event from all over the states and foreign countries. The show-is
held annually the first week-end in August on the J. Floyd King
eighty acre farm, located on Church Road, one mile north of Highway
64 at Kings, Illinois. The dates for the 1972 show are: August 3,
4, 5, and 6.