N-w-vWMf3 N-w-vWMf3 N-w-vWMf3 N-w-vWMf3 Fair Queen Contestants These 10 young women are They are, front row from left, . ymong 24 seeking the Macon Julie Keller of 1139 N. College County Fair Queen title. The St., Virginia Paslay ef Mount winner will be named Tuesday. Zion, Michele Greenberg of 1?air Preparation, ?; :bv Mike Can- Can- JDecatur-Macon JDecatur-Macon JDecatur-Macon County is moving rapidly toward -ii. -ii. Tuesday opening date. Fdr the record, the fair will Lt-open Lt-open Lt-open until Tuesday morn- morn- But for the members of SUdtictt-16 SUdtictt-16 SUdtictt-16 Future Farmers of merica. the fairground on the KSifs north west side becomes 'headquarters on Monday. For "3-H "3-H "3-H members from the county, the whole affair began Wednesday and much of the excitement excitement will be over with to day when the pre-fair pre-fair pre-fair judging is completed at the Grace United Methodist Church. Livestock judging for the 4-H'ers. 4-H'ers. 4-H'ers. the juniors and the open classes will have to wait until next Friday, as the fair continues on its split schedule demanded by competition from other fairs principally the Champaign County Fair. After the FFA show, there , will be no livestock at the fairgrounds until Friday, and v viv ' 2399 W. Main St., Nancy Hiae of Route 8, Diane Fergason of 2144 Hoyt Dr. In back row, Judging the principal judging will be crammed into the weekend. But most of the fair will be intact on Tuesday, and the list of commercial exhibitors and concessionaires is almost complete. complete. A fair official said Thursday that almost all the exhibit and commercial space is sold out. L iv e s t o c k stall space requests are almost all in also, but swine is running behind. Mrs. Marvin Lash, wife of the swine superintendent, said from left, are Jo Beth Heaton Terri Cowell of Maroa, Pam of 2164 Ravina Park D., Jill Marshall of Oreana and Lisa Ernst of 4015 Newcastle Dr.; Snow of 3903 Camelot Circle, Under Way this is normal. Requests for pens do not have to be postmarked postmarked before Saturday. It is routine, she said, for swine men to wait until the last minute minute before mailing in their applications. applications. '"I don't know if they're busy at other fairs, or they just forget, forget, or what," Mrs. Lash said. ' But we always get a big bunch in on Monday." But not waiting until the last minute, fair officials and 4-H 4-H 4-H members have been putting the Staff Photo by Doug Goumon fairground into order. Thursday night 4-H'ers 4-H'ers 4-H'ers were hard at work putting up exhibits exhibits in "their" - section of the fairground the southeast corner. corner. Grass and weeds have al-' al-' al-' ready been mowed, flowers planted and facilities cleaned in preparation for the seven days of "official" activity or eight days if the FFA is counted or 10 days if the 4-H 4-H 4-H activities at the Grace United Methodist Church are counted.