Judging of the Beards


By dhowell - Posted on 03 January 2008

Mutton chops – Jim Kress; Van Dyke – Webb Seegert; Most handsome – John Culp; Reddest – Paul Schilling; Blackest – Duane Kuebler; Most original – Guy Gilbert; Ugliest (3 winners) – Raymond Jacob Jr., Lorenz Wackenhut and Lowell Bishop; Fullest (3 equal) – Dr. D. M. Petersen, Lorenz Wackenhut and Lowell Bishop; Grand-daddy of them all – Carl Cole. Judge was Ernest Dascola of Ann Arbor.

NAIL DRIVING (20 penny spikes were driven into 4 x 4s of hard oak) 60 contestants – 1. Erwin Buss (13.3 seconds), 2. Vern Leach (14.5 seconds), 3. Ken Miley (15.5 seconds). Best young nail driver – Charles Schaible.

CROSS CUT SAW (elm log 1 foot diameter) – 1. L. Dean Sodt & Floyd Parr (36 seconds), 2. Ron Kuhl & Erwin Buss (46.4), 3. Luther Schaible & Earl Horning (55.2).