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This Week on Lancaster Farms [Newspaper Article] — Lancaster Farming — 13 January 1956
This Week on Lancaster Farms Jayeees Seeking Outstanding Farmer Nominees ( This Week In 1905 ) By JACK REICHARD During the second week oi January 1906 , Mennomtes of West Donegal / Township gathered to select a minister to take the place of the late Bishop Martin Rutt . There were five nominees and the choice was made by-lot . Can * didates included Martin E- Rutt , Christian Heistand , John L- Garber , Jacob Grove and Simon E . Garber . Bishop Jacob N . Brubafcer presided at the service , attended by seven other bishops and a large number . of ministers and members of the denomination . Simon _E-- Garber , a prominent West Donegal Township farmer , was chosen newly-elected minister . Writers were poking fun _atia Kentucky farm ~~ wife who suggested all eggs laid on Sundays be devoted to foreign missions . And it was only after a heated debate that the local Womens Missionary Society agreed to -the idea . But 50 years ago this week Mrs Nannie C . Helm , wife of the pastor of Bethel ...
25 Years Ago [Newspaper Article] — Lancaster Farming — 13 January 1956
25 Years Ago An announcement of state-wide interest , 25 years ago this week was the appointment of John A . McSparran , _Furniss , in lower Lancaster Connty , as State Secretary of Agriculture , by Governor Pinchot . Prior to the appointment , Mr . McSparran was Master of the State Grange . During this same week , in 1931 , Harvey Ferguson , 17 , of Kifkwood , was awarded first prize of $ 20 in gold in the annual corn contest conducted by the Garden Spot Corn Club . Over 100 boys and girls each submitted 10 ears of corn in competition for the 10 cash prizes . Awarding of prizes , at Hotel Brunswidk , was in charge of James Shand , president of the Lancaster Chamber of Commerce . Judges were E . J . Walters and James Keim , both of State College . The State College was conducting a corn growing contest of their own . According to L- T . _Denniston , plant pathology extension specialist at the College , more than one-third of t _ he 1930 Keystone 400-Bushel Club members were Northham...
farm Calendar [Newspaper Article] — Lancaster Farming — 13 January 1956
farm Calendar JANUARY Jan . 9-2 W Jce Cream for Plan * Men Short Course . Pennsylvania U . Jan . 14 - Farm Womens Society 18 guests of Society 7 , Paradise Elementary School . Jan . 16 — New Holland Farmers Day Association , Inc . annual banquet , election of officers , 6 : 30 p m American Legion HomeJan 17 - _* - Second Annual Poultry Exchange Meeting , 7 : 30 p . m ., Elementary School , Rohrerstown Jan 17 — Potato Growers meeting , Farm Bureau Auditorium , Lancaster , 7-30 p . iff Jan . 18 — Society of Farm Women 20 , sewing for American Cancer Society , home of Mrs Thomas Ferguson , Kirkwood . Jan . 18 — Farm Income Tax Reportmg-Social Security Tax Coverage for Faimers , 7 45 1 p m . Russellville Grange Hall , 4 mi north of Oxford Jan . 20 - New Holland 4-H Baby Beef Council Meeting , James Wolgemuth home , Rl Bareville . Jan . 21 - Farm Women s Society 2 meeting , Rosetown Restaurant , Manheim . Jan . 21 - Lancaster County Pomona Grange No . 71 , all-day meeting , YWCA , Lancas...
Red Rose Dairy Herd Testing Results Listed [Newspaper Article] — Lancaster Farming — 13 January 1956
Red Rose Dairy Herd Testing Results Listed A total of 1 , 615 cows in 79 ( herds participated in the Dec . 1955 Owner-Sampler • cow-test-anlg supervised by the Red Rose Daury Herd Improvement Association of Lancaster County , accordIding to Oarl Diller , Refton , cow tester . ISeventy-nme herds were represented Winners of the class herd production averages of 35 lbs of ( butterfat or higher included : 1 Jofon M . Huber _, Jr , JR 6 Lancaster , 12 Holstem and Guernsey cows , 1074 Itos milk , 43 3 butterfat , 2 , J Ammon _Kreider , R 4 Lebanon , 37 Holstem and Guernsey , 1218 lbs milk , 42 0 butterfat ; 3 , Herbert and Rihelda Royer , R 5 Lancaster , 14 Holstem and Guernsey , 1039 lbs imilk , 412 butterfat ; 4 , Henry B . Leaman , R 4 Lancaster , 12 Holstem and Guernsey , 850 libs milk , 40 _d butterfat ; 5 , H Richard Hersliey , Rl Manfedkn , 15 Holstem and Guernsey , 993 lbs _molfc , 36 0 butterfat . High individual cows listed were 1 , Howard S . Erb _, Rl Man Guernsey Cow Makes Re...
Endslow Heads Tobacco Board [Newspaper Article] — Lancaster Farming — 13 January 1956
Endslow Heads Tobacco Board Harold B . Endslow , Rl Maniheilm , ha 9 ( been reeleetedi to his fourth term as president of the ( Lancaster County Tobacco Grow ers . Othler inoumlbent _officers were reelected in the annual Litncaster County Tobacco iShow , where exhibits were judged and displayed for the 1956 Farm _Sfoow at Harrisburg iReturning wiflh Mr . _Eradslow _iare Lloyd Rofarer , R 7 Lancaster , vice president ; Herfbert Royer , R 5 Lancaster , secretary , and Paul W . _iMinni _ oh , R 2 Lititz , treasurer . Ben E _QVOann , president of the Lancaster Leaf Tdbacco Board tof Trade , addressed the group on Changes Taking Place in the ITdbacco Industry . Use of southern and Maryland types of itofoatooo has moved into a more hlonored , open practice than it was at one tone , as growers 1 discovered the value of southern strains wtoen used locally . Severe weather conditions duranlg iUhe growang and harvesting ise ason were _slhoiwn in the dis ¬ plays of tobacco entered for judging ...
UNKNOWN [Newspaper Article] — Lancaster Farming — 13 January 1956
Binder , under 26 inches long—1 , Park G . Shaubaoh ; 2 , Lizzie Bnyder , Manheim R 4 ; 3 , Roy M . Rohrer ; 4 , Larry Nissley , Holtwood R 2 ; 5 , Albner C . Brown . Roy M . Rolirer was overall « hamlpion of the binder class , Binder , over 26 inches long—1 , Roy M Rohrer ; 2 , Bobby Shaubach , Paradise ; 3 , Park G ShauIbach ; 4 , Robert R . Shauibach ; 5 , Jacob 8 . Stehman .
Page 5 Advertisements Column 3 [Newspaper Article] — Lancaster Farming — 13 January 1956
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For the Farm Wife and Family [Newspaper Article] — Lancaster Farming — 13 January 1956
For the Farm Wife and Family Our readers range far and wide , and this week s winner is more distant than most From Pagedale , Mo Mrs . Jim Dame sends what is an appetizing ham loaf . To Mrs- Dame goes this week s free subscriptionHAM LOAF WITH HORSERADISH SAUCE One pound ground pork Two pounds ground ham One cup cracker crumbs . Two eggs « - One large can Pet milk Make into loaf , bake in 350degree oven one hour Pour one can of tomato soup over leaf , bake one hour more SAUCE One-half pint whipped cream Three teaspoons horseradish Beat until stiff one-half cup Add slowly , beating constantly : _^ heavy cream Three tablespoons lemon juice or vinegar One-fourth teaspoon salt One-eighth teaspoon paprika Two tablespoons grated horseradish Few grams cayenne pepper Mix well , serve in separate dish , and your guests will find it most tasty . / r * From Leacock -comes a candy lecipe from Mrs Louis HostetterMILLION DOLLAR FUDGE Three packs 6-oz chocolate bits One pint marshmallow cream One...
UNKNOWN [Newspaper Article] — Lancaster Farming — 13 January 1956
TAPESTRY _QF LIFE Faith is the _narrow strand of white in my life s worn , tapestry ; _w It shines out in the darkest night Of trouble an | L adversity . Hope is the iridescent blue Wool-fibril , often wafer-thin ; Yet always beckoning anew To teach me sterner discipline . Love is the golden filagree - . . That interweaves and binds ttte plan , And gives the fragile tapestry Strength to outlast its growing span . Used threads of white and blue and gold Unite to form my soul s stronghold .
Page 6 Advertisements Column 3 [Newspaper Article] — Lancaster Farming — 13 January 1956
- . .. Quality _manufacturing is the byword of every John Deere factory . Beginning with incoming shipments of only the highest-grade materials , each manufactured part ... every finished implement is in- ( pected thoroughly by • killed workmen to assure its meeting &gt; e » act John Deere quality standards . That s why farmers everywhere are loud in their praise for the dependability . . . the quality construction of John Deere Farm Equipment . See us for information . LANDS BROS Latest Improved Farming Equipment 1305 Manheim Pike P O . Box 484 Phone 3-3906 Lancaster , Pennsylvania