From the May 25, 1983 edition of The Wayne Herald
Chautauqua revives Nebraska skills
Wayne youngsters and adults alike were captivated by the various Nebraska skills demonstrated last Thursday afternoon during a chautauqua at Wayne Middle School.
Phil Fischer, demonstrated the shoeing of horses and Mike Fluent displayed various woodcarvings.
Pickin' and strumin' were Robert Stuberg, Daniel Witte, Keith Kopperud and Ted Blenderman during guitar lessons.
The chautauqua, coordinated by Middle School instructor Dan Johnson, also features horsemanship by Arlowyne Wingett, various Nebraska skills demonstrated by senior citizens, a display by the Wayne County Historical Society, harness making by Ed Leicy, a gun collection by Bill Richardson, woodworking by Willard Wiltse, steam engines by Joel and Greg Mosley, an antique car by Lyle Cleveland and a game of horseshoes with Ed Nissen.