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Lancaster County Sales Dates Claimed [Newspaper Article] — Lancaster Farming — 3 February 1956
Lancaster County Sales Dates Claimed Feb . 4 — Farm Equipment , £ mi . north of Manheim on Mast _ersonviffle Road , Carl Enck . _~ Feb . 4 — Tractors , farm equip ment , midway between Gap and White Horse , % mi- off Route § 9 . 7 , household goods , 12 noon — George E . Hoar . Saturday , Feb . 4 — 12 o clock . Two miles east of Kirkwood in Colerain Twp-, Lancaster Co . Pa Cattle , farming implements and household goods by Carl Probst , Feb . 4 — # 207 North Market Street , Elizabethtown , real esitate . Robert R . ResconsmFeb . 7 — Simon S . King , Vk mi- north of Cochranville ( W . Fallowfield Twp . ) , Chester . Co ., livestock , farming implements , 12 noon . Feb . 8 — Wm . Z- &amp; Paul Z . Martin , farm equipment , 11 a . mFeb . 9 — Ira A . Kurtz , % mi . north of Morgantown ( Berks Co ) , farm machinery , 12 noon . Feb . 9 _ Clyde E . Keener 1 % tni north of Lancaster ( intersec Rts 77 &amp; 230 ) , farm machinery , 60 ( tractors . Feb 11 — Livestock , imple m...
UNKNOWN [Newspaper Article] — Lancaster Farming — 3 February 1956
Extension v * - _, / _»&gt;* Association Meet Feb . 14 The annual meeting of the _Lancaster County Extension Association will be Tuesday evening , Feb . 14 , at 6-30 in the social Room-of the First Presbyterian Church , 136 East Orange , Lancaster . County extensiQn workers will give brief reports on the educational program conducted during the year . A short business session will be held , with election of an Extension Executive Committee Guest speaker will be Rev James R . Carroll , Central Presbyterian Church , Buffalo , N- Yi former Chestnut Level pastor iand ( an active 4-H club leader in the southern end of the county . The 4-H Holstein Quartet will sing . , Advance reservations are required jf or the evening meal , with a deadline of noon , Friday , Feb . 10 . _^ Tickets may be obtained from any- member of the present Executive Committee or the Extension office , County Agricultural Agent M M- Smith advises- Those who cannot attend _&gt; the evening meal are _...
Page 10 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Lancaster Farming — 3 February 1956
Parts and Service Headquarters for _OLIVER—t £ ? X » USON Farm Equipment GMC Trucks See The Hershey Trans n _^ planter For Your Sp ing Planting N . G . flershey MANHEIM , PA Phone 52271 O&amp;D Shavings , * _^ Phone . MANHEIM excellent C OQAC for you ... _0- « _£ « 3 UO i Prompt Delivery Service ! . . . . for _cleali , dry houses fertilizer , and real savings A Ton of SHA V 1 NGS goes twice as tar O&amp;D Sawdust Co 109 North Main Street MANHEIM , PA Authorized Dealers * Master Mix !• Ferguson Equipment _&lt; Lincoln Welders ; : Thermopane _* Universal Milkers * Miller s Insecticides ! Koppers Creosofed Posts Wirthmore Feeds Haverly Bulk Tanks Sauder Loaders Anhydrous Ammonia Wheel A-Way Egg Washers Irrigation Equipment DeKalb Chix &amp; Started Pullets HIESTAND Inc Marietta 6-9301
Page 10 Advertisements Column 2 [Newspaper Article] — Lancaster Farming — 3 February 1956
Stanley H . Deiter Auctioneer Appraiser 1906 Willow St-PIke PH . LANCASTER 4-1796 Carl _Diller Auctioneer and Cow Tester Refton , Pa . Ph . Quarryville 307 RS Send Your Livestock To J . R WARFEL INC Union Stock Yards Lancaster , Pa . We sell on commission , CATTLE , CALVES , HCGS , SHEEP and LAMBS Phone Lancaster 7-8811 Keystone Leghorns STRAIN CROSS Notice the appearance of our alert , aggressive young breeding stock * BETTER CHICK LIVEABILITY * EARLY LARGE EGG SIZE * CHALK WHITE EGGS * SUSTAINED HIGHER PRODUCTION * LOWER HEN HOUSE MORTALITY Pennsylvania Pullorum - i - U . S . Approved Typhoid Clean WRITE FOR NAMES OF SATISFIED CUSTOMERS IN YOUR AREA Poultry _V _ Breeding r arm EPHRATA . PA . Keystone 43 Old KB Road PHONES : Hatchery 37611 - Farm 3-6179
from Years Ago : Power _Redeced As Water Level Drops ; Millwheels Stop [Newspaper Article] — Lancaster Farming — 3 February 1956
from Years Ago : Power _Redeced As Water Level Drops ; Millwheels Stop ( Here is another in a series of items written , for Lancaster Farming by Charles Slentz of Quarryville . It s a look into the past , _re-recording highlights that are interesting . — Editor ) . Power was reduced greatly Because xt was , that fact amply justified complaints by la number of millers whose operations depended upon sufficient water to turn their millwheels . These complaints terminated m a suit against the water company of an up-county borough , back in January , 1906 The Clarion , of New Holland , gives the story : The New Holland Water Company _wtas sued by eight millers along _Mill Creek , who claimed that the water of Mill Creek was so much less that their power was reduced greatly New Holland , of course , derived its water supply from the springs at the source of this stream — So , for the unfortunate millers involved , it was a case of Less ( rather than more ) power to you And , as for _thS o...
UNKNOWN [Newspaper Article] — Lancaster Farming — 3 February 1956
Mail Box Market FOR SALE- -No 1 CoibWer ipotatoes Gauranteed goodSound potatoes Aaron M Wenger Box 100 RD 1 Bareville , Pa . % Mi . North of Bareville . PRICED TO MOVE —Bairn cleaner , % H . P cooler com &gt; pressure , egg _wasJher , greemerop loader , aar icoirjpressure , wagon unloaderAaron Zimmerman East Earl RD Pa . FOR SALE—1200 Eggs Peerless electric incubator like new David A Martin _Bird-in-Hand RD 1 1 mile north of Leacock , FOR SALE—22 x 38 all steel _fthresShwxg machine witih blower and weigher Daniel M . Hoover RDl Bareville . FOR SALE—25 acre farm , sand stone , 8 room bouse , _flontr null , sand stone saw mill , large lake , water power , also ibuilding lots , Route 73 soutih end of Bowmans _ville H F . _VonNueda Narvon Rl .
Page 11 Advertisements Column 2 [Newspaper Article] — Lancaster Farming — 3 February 1956
SUBSCRIBERS BONUS Subscribe Now to Lancaster _Farming and receive FREE one advertisement each month in our Mail Box Market Subscribers using the MAIL BOX MARKET will be governed by the following rales : _-jfc- Limit your advertisement to five lines which means nol over 25 words . it All Advertisements must be in _oor bands by Monday 6 P , M or same will be held over for next week s paper . _-+ _( Only , one advertisement allowed each monlb . _^ No busin ess advertisements accepted for this column , • _fc You are allowed to run the advertisement only one timeSend in no duplication . * Please mail all advertisements ore of MAIL BOX MAR KET , LANCASTER FARMING , QUARRYVILLE , PA . ! _&amp;&amp; ! &amp;t ... &amp;ETrE&amp; .. £ OW crop . m _^ i _£ _ts-- — - — . _ _ X ss / •¦ » fS with NEW FORD Tricycle Tractors 900 SERIES 7 OO SERIES Full 3-plow power for 4-row equipment Full 2-plow power for 2 or 4-row equipment For the safest , most comfortable ...
_, Wage Cost on Farms Now at Record Highs [Newspaper Article] — Lancaster Farming — 3 February 1956
_, Wage Cost on Farms Now at Record Highs More Turkeys To Be Raised HARRISBURG — Farmers _oJ Pennsylvania are now paying alltime lecord wage lates for hired help m spite of a 10 per cent decline m total cash receipts foi _itheir products dunngt he past four years , Dr William L Henrung , State Secietary of Agnculture , declaied today . Competition with industrial and other employment in holding skilled workeis on the farms has ¦ aided in tightening the costprice _squeeze on Keystone State Jarmers . he said Costs Up , Receipts Down During the year 1954 production costs on Pennsylvania farms advanced $ 11 million while farm cash receipts dropped nearly $ 36 million , accoiding to FederalStaite surveys As of January 1 , 1956 , the index of composite farm wage rates was 591 per cent above the 191014 base for Pennsylvania , the records show The composite rate per hour was 72 5 cents compared with 68 8 cents a year earlier The composite i * ate is an average of all classifications of farm...
UNKNOWN [Newspaper Article] — Lancaster Farming — 3 February 1956
June 1 will be the probable western Chester County . Booms cover 42 , 000 square feet through 6 at Gap , 4 through 1 completion date of the new - Roughly in the shape of a huge —almost an acre—in _Iavo floors , at Atglen and 3 through 12 at $ 2 , 5000 , 000 Octoraro Junior-Se- X , split by a semi-circular en- Students will be drawn from Co chranville . mor High School , the construction trance hall , the structure covers Octoraro , West _Fallowfield , High- Properly , the school is known superintendent advised Octoraro more than two acres of ithe . 40- land , Londonderry , West Sads- as the Octoraro Area Junior- Se &gt; Newspapers today . acre school grounds bury and Sadsbury Townships , mor High _Jchool , under th _« Throughout , cooperation from Modern design has been in- and Christiana , Atglen and Octoraro Area School Autho all concerned an the construe- corporated in every inch of the Parkesburg - rity , Parkesburg , Pa . tion has been 100 per cent , Ed 100 , 000 square...
Benson Given Half Hour on CBS for Reply [Newspaper Article] — Lancaster Farming — 10 February 1956
Benson Given Half Hour on CBS for Reply Heads Poultry Exchange Again Washington , ( USDA ) The U . S Department of Agriculture today made public the text of a . letter which has been sent by Secretary of Agriculture Ezra Taft Benson to Mr Frank Staniton , President of the Columbia Broadcasting System , 485 Madi * son Avenue , New York , N . Y .: Dear Mr . Stanton . A few days ago I appeared briefly on Mr . Edward R . Murrow _ S See It Now program . I felt that the few minutes allotted to me for comment were inadequate to clear up what I distinctly feel was a distorted impression of farm conditions given by see * _tions of Mr Murrow s presentation In fairness to farmers , to your metropolitan audiences and to the Department of Agnculture which I have the honor _&gt; serve , I respectfully request an early opportunity to set the recoid straight on several important points ~~ Although the Murrow show occupied a full hour , I believe half of that time would be sufficient for the...
Prices Lower Receipts Gain At Stock Yards [Newspaper Article] — Lancaster Farming — 10 February 1956
Prices Lower Receipts Gain At Stock Yards Cattle receipts on the Lancaster market gained 2-3 per cent last year over the preceding year , however depressed markets , general all over the nation , lowered dollar values . Cattle receipts totaled 269 , 477- m 1955 _r-an increase of 6 , 308 for the year . Dollar value was almost $ 2 3 million for all species combined Market patrons last year received $ 56 , 760 , 9 , 80 . 47 , or 5 _4-per cent under 1954 when $ 60 , 056 _^ - 424 55 was paid The alt-time peak was 1951 , when dollar volume figured $ 92 , 925 , 649 32 A total of 543 , 554 head of Jivestosk came into the Lancaster market last year , compared to 458 , 935 in 1954 , and 465 , 299 m 1953 For the three yeais , here are comparative figuies cattle , 1955 — 269 , 477 ; 1954 — 263 , 169 , 1953 — 267 , 743 ; calves — 1955 — 60 , 024 ; 1954 — 63 , 507 , 1953 — 60 , 454 ; hogs , 1955 — 97 , 842 , 1954 — 101 , 821 , 1953 — 108 , 816 ; sheep , 1955 — 26 , 211 , 1954 — 30 , 438 ; 1953 — ...
UNKNOWN [Newspaper Article] — Lancaster Farming — 10 February 1956
January Sale of Poultry Increases January sales of poultry at Lancaster P o u 11 ry Exchange Rohrerstown , ranged from- 18 % to 25 on broilers in nine sales . There were 243 lots listed , 237 lots totaling 674 , 156 birds offered . Sales totaled 217 lots , 619 . 816 birds , of which 597 , 055 were broilers , 14 , 475 capetfces , 4 , 295 Leghorn fowl , and 1 , 200 heavy fowl . Groundhog Sees No Shadow Along Octoraro Creek Spring is here , according to the Quarryville groundhog , and spring is six weeks away , according to j one evoking similar forecasting claims at another station in Pennsylvania . Divide the difference and you may have some idea of how much more winter well have . This year the slumbering lodge along the banks of Octoraro Creek jumped into the field of nutrients and came- up with a man-sized groundhog - that had been gently fed saprozoic vitamins , produced from a contraption that beggars description There was no shadow there There couldnt be . Even the patient obse...
Guernseys Set Records for Two Area Herds [Newspaper Article] — Lancaster Farming — 10 February 1956
Guernseys Set Records for Two Area Herds PE 1 ERBOROUGH , N HJerome H . Rhoads , Kirkwood Pa , is the owner of two registered Guernseys that have recently _^ completed Herd Improvement Registry production records according to a report from the American Guernsey Cattle Club Milked tw . o times daily while on test , Cadet s Vera of Rhoadsacres _, a seven year-old , produced 10 , 583 lbs of milk and 570 lbs of fat m 305 days , and met calving requirements This production represents approximately 5100 quarts of high-qu ahty milk Cadet s Chi of Rhoadsacres , a junior four year-old ,. produced 11 , 577 lbs of milk and 513 lbs of ifat in 305 days , and met calving requirements . She was milked two times daily . This production represents approximately 5500 quarts of highquality milk . Rutter Bros ., York Penna ., just purchased the Guernsey sire , Ideals Patty s Superior , from Jacob Tanis , Augusta , New Jersey , according to the American Guernsey Cattle Club This richly bred bull is out ...
Hoober Renamed Livestock Mart Exchange Chief [Newspaper Article] — Lancaster Farming — 10 February 1956
Hoober Renamed Livestock Mart Exchange Chief John M- Hoober , who will rack up 50 years service in the Lancaster Stock Yards m the fall of 1958 , Tuesday was reelected to his 18 th consecutive term as president of the Lancaster Live Stock Exchange . This will make more than 20 terms Mr . Hoober has served in this capacity , as he was in that office a few years prior to what has become his long-term election in 1938 . All other officers were renamed : J . _Pr Warfel , vice president , W- S . Bixler , secretary ; W . M . Dunlap , _Sr-, treasurer , and W M . Dunlap , assistant treasurer . Mr . Hoober came to the Lancaster Yards in 1908 * , first working with his father , Aaron Hoober . _T _^ Bebween 1916 and 1920 he was with the firm of Hoober &amp; Potts , and from 1920 to 1924 with his father in the A . Hoober &amp; Son Commission Co . Mr . Hoober then operated the firm until 1933 under that name , when it was changed to J . M Hoober , Inc . His father passed away in ...
Mellow Earth on Lancaster Farm [Newspaper Article] — Lancaster Farming — 10 February 1956
Mellow Earth on Lancaster Farm This will soon be a commorrsight on the ly — overhauled . Shown above is the farm contoured fields of Lancaster Cdunty , when of Warren JBucji , R 2 Lititz , with one of the ! t _| _ke !| _frst _$ _ar _^ _fe-to 3 _* _ex _^^ thertractor _.= The-Btich Farm are still several weeks of winter , a wise time is just opposite the new Warwick Unionto have farm equipment—tractors especial- School onthe edge of Lititz .