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Page 1 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Lancaster Farming — 11 November 1955
28 , 000 That s the number of Lancaster County rural boxholders and their families plus many m boroughs-vil-lage cities receiving _tbi-s issue of LANCASTER _FARMING with .. full , complete farm news . For a limited time only , charter _subscriptions to LANCASTER FARMING are being accepted - $ 1 . 00 for one j ear . Mail your dollar now to LANCASTER FARMING Quarryville , Fa
Market News LANCASTER LIVESTOCK MARKET [Newspaper Article] — Lancaster Farming — 11 November 1955
Market News LANCASTER LIVESTOCK MARKET By David S . _Lorenson , _Reportei USDA Market News Bureau LANCASTER — ( Wednesday to Wednesday Review ) — CAT TLE : Three _da-ss 5 , 316 week ago 47 , 770 . Compared with last Wednesday _Slaughter steers average choice and piune 1200 lbs and lighter steady to weak , weights over 1 , 200 Ids and good and low choice shortfeds mostly 50 c lower , some sales weighty steers 1 , 400 lbs and over off as much as $ 1 . 00 . Heifers _scarce , steady to weak , cows mostly 50 c _^ ower , bulls weak to 50 c lower , most decline on cutter and utility Stockers and feeders weak to 25 c lower , some sales 50 c off on weights 800 lbs and over Bulk choice and prime steers 975 to 1200 lbs $ 21 . 25 to $ 23 25 , load 1 , 190 lb prime steers early $ 23 . 75 , a ftw _. calf club yearlings to $ 24 . 00 . A few lots and loads mostly Prime 1 , 400 to 1 , 500Ib steers $ 2100 to $ 21 . 65 . Good steers largely $ 18 . 25 to $ 20 00 . A few commerc _i al and good grass ste...
NFO Sends Second Appeal for Floor Under Hog Prices [Newspaper Article] — Lancaster Farming — 11 November 1955
NFO Sends Second Appeal for Floor Under Hog Prices CORNING , Iowa — Member ! of the regional board ot direc tors of the recently organ » zec National Farmers _Organizatior ( NFO ) sent the following telegram to Presidential Assistani Sherman Adams In view of the president s con ference with the secretary ot ag riculture Saturday and in view ol the apparent lack ot leadership u the department ot agriculture in this crisis in the great tarm states , where constantly declining pried ! of farm products and continued increasing prices of _manufacture ed goods , we firmly believe the president should place the facts before Mr . Benson , for immediate action , to put a floor under hogs and cattle of 90 per cent ot parity , which he has tne power to do . Action should be taken be * cause the purchasing power or the farmer is being rapidly depleted . Harry W Grundtnan , _ presldent , National Farmers Organization The recently formed N . F . O ., backed in Iowa by such men as former Republica...
Fertilizer Official Loses Sight of Eye In Plant Mishap [Newspaper Article] — Lancaster Farming — 11 November 1955
Fertilizer Official Loses Sight of Eye In Plant Mishap John C . Hoftman , superintendent of Lancaster Bone Fertilizer plant ; Quarryville _, was convalescing at his home today following an accident last week which resulted m the loss of sight in his left eye . Hoffman was released from the Lancaster General Hospital Sunday where he had been a patient since Wednesday . Hoffman was injured Tuesday , Oct . _zo , wniie repairing a sprayer on a mixer at the plant . A p _* eee of steel from the _machinery flew off and lodged m his eye . He was treated immediately by Dr . Robert Helm , Quarryville , and although temporarily blinded , did not appear to lequire additional medical work . However , the following day when the injury became irritated he again consulted Dr . Helm and was sent immediately to the hospital .. Examination by Dr . Paul Ripple , Lancaster eye specialist , disclosed the piece of metal still in the eye , and Dr . Ripple performed surgery to remove the object last Thursda...
Outlook for Beef Cattle [Newspaper Article] — Lancaster Farming — 11 November 1955
Outlook for Beef Cattle CHICAGO — Cattle feeder * _, can look foiwaid to more ol the same _durint ? the the 1955-56 feeding y * ar say , National . Live Stock Producer _, analysis which indicates the _I 9 &amp;b This outlock ie based on an calf ciop and the number ot cattle on feed will be about tne same as last year . No significant changes in price levels are expected and price margins between feeder cattle will again be low . Returns irom beet cow herds aie expected to remain at relatively low levels . Lower feed costs will reduce the cost of putting gams on cat ¬ tle in feedlots but profits will be low Feed prices have dropped sufficiently to rest _^ e the situation which existed in the early 1950 s . Gams can be put on cattle below the level of eventual selling price making favonble price margins unnecessary , • Uthough desirable It also puts the feeder ot light cattle in a- somewhat stronger position because of lower gain costs Wider grade price dillerentials aie expec...
UNKNOWN [Newspaper Article] — Lancaster Farming — 11 November 1955
LANCASTER POULTRY EXCHANGE ROHRE 11 STOWN , Pa . — ( Sales report , bile No 93 , Tuesday , Nov . 6 , 1955 ) — A total of 12 , 800 birds _, n five lots _aold in the Tuesday auction here , with the bulk 22 _Vi cents to 23 , mostly 22 ) _« . One thousand , head oi Ked Vantress consigned by Grubb E Breneman ( C . Roy _Bixler ) , 11 weeks , sold to Rov E Ream at 23 cents . Three thousand White . Cornish Cross consigned by Norman W . Newcomer , II weeks , sold to Walter C Mellmger , at 22 / .. John L Landu &gt; consigned 4 , 500 Indian River _crosses , 9 weeks , 4 days , to Harry H Weaver , Jr ., a 1 22 ?! . Theodoie Manbeck s 5 , 000 Meat Packers , 10 weeks , 4 days , went unsold , wnh a bid of 21 i C _ arence Hibb . s withdrew 1 , 000 New Hampshircs ¦ prior to sale . Miller &amp; Bushong ( Abra m N . Miller ) , consigned 2 , 900 Red Vantress , 9 weeks , 4 days , that sold to Mr Mellinger . at 22 A . David S _» Hoover consigned 2 , 000 Indian River crosses , 10 weeks , 6 ...
UNKNOWN [Newspaper Article] — Lancaster Farming — 11 November 1955
PROCESSED POULTRY PHILADELPHIA Nov . 9 — Processed poultry — ( ice packed ) young chickens firm Prices advanced 3 c on sizes 4 &amp; under and 2 c on sizes 4 _&lt; i &amp; up . Supplies were lighter and closely held and buying resistance developed at the advance . Hens , steady Demand good . Supplies were about adequate . Receipts Nov . 8 included other than turkeys Md . 80 , 080 , Del . 86 ,- 000 , Va 10 , 500 Wholesale selling prices , ( grade qual including sizeable lots to butchers ) Cents per lb : Broilers or livers , _li 27-30 , 2 27-30 , 2 _Vi 27-30 , 3 26 _Vi-29 Roasters , 3 \ 27-29 , 4 27-29 , 4 % 27-30 , 2 _% 27-30 . 3 26 _^ -29 Hens , 6 _Vt-l heavy type 24-26 , 4 % -6 , heavy type 25-27 , 4 &amp; over , light type 21-22 , under % light type 18-20 Ducklings 30 33
Feeder Calf Sale $ 43 Top Scored in [Newspaper Article] — Lancaster Farming — 11 November 1955
Feeder Calf Sale $ 43 Top Scored in ( Continued from page one ) and more important in Pennsyivrnia , Mr Km _^ continued , and in 30 years the numbers ot beel cattle have risen enormously , in fact , they hav perhaps tripled themselves in the last 20 years or so Representatives were on hand also from the office of the State Secretary ot Agriculture There was an air ot the west inthe show and sale , when mention was made that many of the individuals came to Pennsylvania from the ranches and ranges , from the Sandhills and Corn Beit .
Page 2 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Lancaster Farming — 11 November 1955
Use T This _j _^ _t _mQVV _^ model THAN ANY OTHER CHAIN SAW 18 BAR $ 29500 HERE S WHY farmers , nurserymen , _arbonsti • nd estate owners favor MALI 2 MG over all other saws —It s faster , easier handling . . packs 5 Vi brake horsepower into a light but rugged 29 Ib . unit . Swivels to cut ct an / angle with engine level , 18 to 54 bars Fells up to _-i / i ft timber . Come in . . . TRY IT 3 _Vi H . P . $ 194 . 00 _Snavely s FarmlSemice Your A His Chalmers Dealer New Holland Ph-42214
Page 2 Advertisements Column 2 [Newspaper Article] — Lancaster Farming — 11 November 1955
THE NEW UNCOLN _^ WELDER WELDANTOWER COMBINATION _C 200 AMP Welder • 4 KVA Stand by AC Power Unit £ For Easv Welding and Emerg nrv Pcvser . Also Ntw and -used Lincoln Welders . AUTHORIZED LINCOLN WELDER DEALER _tt H 1 ESTAND INC . Marietta 6-9301 Our Farm Machinery Service time and mone can save you • Just what is service ? Here s what we try to do : - Keep every Ford Tractor and every piece of Dearborn Farm Equipment working at top efficiency ... and be Johnny-on-the-spot when some HEADQUARTERS for Ferd Tractors , parts and accessories Dearborn Farm Equipment and parts Expert service Farming information thing goes wrong . Some of our service is free ; some costs only fox the parts ; some requires a reasonable labor charge . But youll find us fair ... we want to keep on serving you for a long time . CREDIT TERMS FOR FARMERS . We BM offer you the Credit Plans of Dearborn _&lt; l _^ p _^ Motors Credit Corporation—specialists in farm equipment _financing . One of many tnetheds ...
First Edition Is Gratifying Hut Lancaster Farming JNo Easy Job [Newspaper Article] — Lancaster Farming — 11 November 1955
First Edition Is Gratifying Hut Lancaster Farming JNo Easy Job Putting the first issue of LANCASTER FARMING together — putting it to-bed , as the newspaper profession affectionately calls the process — meant long days , sleepless nights for the publisher and his staff . Several months ago , the idea Originated . Names were tossed around . What should it be called ? Since Lan castsi County is one of the richest agriculturally , what jnore logical name could there be than LANCASTER FARMING . _, Ideas Offered , Weighed That was months ago Publication dates wore discussed . Prospects were queried . _itie lirst type was set . Suddenly , a newspaper was born . No , it wasnt suddenly . There was the case of the cantakerous Crucible on a complicated composing machine that threw a wrench in the works the final few days . Hair grayed a bit Hours of conferences on the _Original idea , headed by Wallace Abel , business manager , were 1 necessary There was to _oe a _tarnr paper . It was to be se...
To Open Vaccinat [Newspaper Article] — Lancaster Farming — 11 November 1955
To Open Vaccinat Rabies- Cases Increase , Oxtord Chester County today is leading the state in numbeis ot rabies cases , and do _^ b , foxes and farm animals are receiving close secrutiny . A meeting of the Oxtord Par-ent-Teachei s association urged quick state and local action to curb the menace . Already two persons have been bitten by rabid animals in Chester county I he outbreak , accoidmg to Dr Raymond Fagan , of the New Bolton Research Center , began in northern Chester county and in July moved to the south and southwest portions . Not Yet Epidemic It has not yet reached epidemic proportions , but could easily More than 100 cases of rabies have been reported in the county this year . William Campbell , P-TA president , named a committee to on Campaign call on local officials and order vaccination of all dogs in the community . Four petitions were presented and when completed will be taken to Gov Leadei m _Hamsbuig . asking him , the health depaitment and the Game Commission ior...
Funds Needed To Send Team Into Chicago [Newspaper Article] — Lancaster Farming — 11 November 1955
Funds Needed To Send Team Into Chicago A committee of five is woiking in Lancaster County to raise funds to defray expenses ot sending two 4-H demonstration teams to the National Four-H Club Congress in Chicago this fall . Included aie the state champion 4-H Livestock Demonstration team , Walter Augsburger , Kl Reinholds and Wayne Miller , Rl Mount Joy , and the 4-H vegetable Preparation Toam , whose members are Miss Audrey Musser Rl Mount Joy , and Miss Arlene Heisey , Florin Howard L Feather , president of the Lancaster County Agncultuial Council heads the committee Others named were Mis Milton Ebeily of Elizabethtowa , outgoing Farm Women s Society president , Miss Ruth Kimble , extension home economist , A . B . Bucher of the Lancaster County National Bank , and Elam M Bomberger of the Mount Joy First National Bank Dates for the Congress are Nov . 27 to Dec 2 , _bi-t there are no funds available on a state level for transportation . All wishing to make contributions are urged to...
Page 3 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Lancaster Farming — 11 November 1955
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Page 3 Advertisements Column 2 [Newspaper Article] — Lancaster Farming — 11 November 1955
_Altmans Super-A Feeds are timed tested scientif c _^ lly _bi anced , vitamin comp _ ete and are manufactured daily in hree modern plants . Compare our prices . 20 pc . Egg Mash $ 3 85 16 pc . Blue Bird Dairv ... $ 2 . 55 20 pc . Egg Mash 20 pc . Blue Bird Dary . . 2 . 75 Growing Mash 16 pc Blue Bird Egg Mash 3 . 55 Pellets . .. S 5 i Pellets 4 00 . .. 4 S 5 Crumbles 4 15 . 3 05 . . .. 3 35 . . 3 55 3 95 Feeds 8 10 ( Growing Mash Special Chop . Scratca Feed . Hog Feeds 20 pc OF Furerain Pigeon Corn ...: 320 Cracked Corn _^ . 3 . 30 Dog Meal ( 25 lbs ) 2 . 05 Peat Moss ( Bale ) 4 20 Stazdry ( Bale ) 2 . 20 Rabbit Pellets 4 . 65 ALTMANS CASH FEED STORE Wh . Ll _£ 947 Harrisburg _^ . 4-7715 H . WEAVER ; MANAGER h . weaver ; manager Ave . Phone Lane WE DELIVER