THE PIONEER ENGINE BUGLE


| September/October 1966



McCormick & Deering tractor

Courtesy of Jeff Hendrix, R. 1, Sarcoxie, Missouri.

Jeff Hendrix

Ontario, N.Y.

The July 10th meeting was the smallest attendance wise so far. Everyone must have been busy elsewhere. The Treasurer reported a bank balance of $724.02. Bills totaling $93 00 were voted to lie paid. Receipts were $136.90. Ii was voted to have the Secretary and Treas. bonded for $1,000.00 each. Both before and after the meeting' some work was done on the sawmill and water tank.

Plans for the 1966 Reunion seem to be shaping up very well. All ot our properly which was at Honeoye Falls has been brought to Fairville. George Knab did an excellent job of putting skids under the stone crusher. He also has an 800 gallon water tank to provide water for sprinkling to keep dust down Franklin Oi baker is setting up his sawmill on cement piers. We are going to use the Case stationary baler, donated by George Lathrop of Sherburne. Five followers have been purchased for it. Our grain binder, donated by Grover Swank of Marion, will be used to cut wheat for threshing. Jim Cain of Rochester is going to paint the two ticket booths offered for our use by the Fairville Fire Dept. Also the 'out houses'. Nancy Knab of Spencerport did a real fine job of repainting the roadside sign advertising the show. Mrs. Allan Spencer of Marion did the sign which will be at the Hemlock Fair. A loading dock has been made so you can easily unload your engines.

News of Interest to members about A new member, Clarence Gould, 1608 Humphrey St., Kalamazoo, Mich. writes that he has a 12 H.P. Witte Diesel engine, a 5 H.P. Economy, and some other small engines. He is also a member of Early Day Gas Engine and Tractor Ass'n, Branch No. 4.

The Erdle Boys of Canandaigua have recently purchased a 20-40 opposed two cylinder Case tractor.

Marvin Wendt of Sanborn, a new member, has recently acquired a 1925 Oil Pull.