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Broilers Down Half Cent in Thursday Sale [Newspaper Article] — Lancaster Farming — 17 February 1956
Broilers Down Half Cent in Thursday Sale Lancaster v Poultry Exchange ( _Rdhreirstawn , Pa ) ( Sales Report—Sale # 124 , Thursday , Feb . 9 , 1956 )—Broiler prices moved a half cent lower to _average 22-28 on 29 lots totaling 97 , 250 teds ttoat sculd here Thursday in a range of 21 % to 23 % cents Ttarlty _^ nme lots totaling 131 ; 200 yere listed and offered , 99 , 100 sold , which includes three ad- ( daitaomal lots , two of 1000 pullets that brouyfot B 0 cents a pound and one lot of 850 _Leythorn fowls _iselihng alt 18 cents . Top &gt; of 23 % was scored on . lot 9-10 , 750 Red Vantress _, 9 wks , 6 days , consigned by Eton Nolt , Rl EMzlalbethitqwn , selling to Walter B . Lefliman , _bawn . , Sales by Lots Other sales by lot . number , seller , ( grower indicated in panan- ¦ . _theses _)? -amount and breed , age ( by weeks and days , _bufier and _ipruce follow : _9-. 1 Miller _&amp; . _Busfliong ( Richard Grossman ) , / 140 O Red Vantress , 10 wks , to Walter C ....
Broilers Gain , Tuesday ' s Top Reaches 26 . 25 [Newspaper Article] — Lancaster Farming — 17 February 1956
Broilers Gain , Tuesday s Top Reaches 26 . 25 Lancaster Poultry Exchange ( Rohrerstown , Pa ) ( Sales Report—Sale # 125 , Tuesday , Feb . 14 , 1956 ) — Fractional increases m poultry prices were marked up in , Tuesday s . auction of 35 , 215 birds in 11 lots . Range of price was 21 V 2 to 26-ft , with an average of 22 . 25 . Twelve lots of 37 , 215 were listed and offered . 1 Average placements , nine , ten and 11 weeks , in Pennsylvania was marked up as 602 , 000 . A small loit-200 Indian River Crpsjes , consigned by Allen Kauffman , Bird-m-Hand , scorett the 26 . 25 top , selling , to Robert Charles , R 2 , Lancaster . There were 120 ,- 000 listed for Thursday s sale . _^ _TeaiuAgo Average 26 . 67 For the _, corresponding day a year ago , Tuesday , Feb . 15 , 1955 , five lots including 24 , 850 birds were offered , four lots totaling 16 , 150 were sold at 26 % , _ 26 % and 27 % to average 26 . 6 . Here are Tuesday sale ? by lot number , seller _* nd grower , amount and breed , age...
parrows and _GUts Mostly Dollar Lower [Newspaper Article] — Lancaster Farming — 17 February 1956
parrows and _GUts Mostly Dollar Lower By David S . Lorenson , Reporter USDA Market News Bureau Lancaster Feb . 16—( Wednesday to Wednesday Review ) CATTLE 2 , 645 , week ago 2 , 540 . Compared with last Wednesday : Slaughter steers and heifers mostly steady , cows active , fully steady , bulls unchanged . Stockers and feeders mostly steady . Slaughter steer supply mostly good to average choice grades . Receipts included around 45 per cent slaughter steers and about 10 per cent cows . Bulk choice fed steers , 1 , 050-1 , 275 lbs $ 18 . 2520 . 25 , a few lots average to high choice $ 20 . 50-2100 , part load 1320-lb choice and prime steers $ 22 . 00 and ten head 1095-lb prime steers $ 23 . 00 . Several loads . choice 1 , 300-1 , 400 lb steers $ 18 . 0018 . 75 Good steers $ 17 . 00-17 . 75 . A few commercial and good heifers $ 15 . 00-17 . 00 , odd head choice to $ 19 00 Most , utility and commercial bulls $ 15 . 00-17 . 75 , a few good 850-1100 lb butcher bulls $ 18 . 5019 . 50 . Cutt...
Page 2 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Lancaster Farming — 17 February 1956
LOANS For any Farm Purpose Made the Farmers Way LANCASTER jj PRODUCTION CREDIT ASSN I 39 E . Chestnut St ., Lancuter , Pa . j ¦ Ph . Lane . 3-3921 i \ _itiitituzxuuaiiUBXstziitttxsi | : Asparagus Acreage Needed In Lancaster County expanding their proour with potential at Consumers Packing Co . are duction of asparagus . . . door why should we buy from New Jersey . Lancaster County quality excells Large fertile areas suitable for asparague Asparagus Gives Early Cash Moderate Labor Demand tended Cutting Season . Beds Have Long Life 1 Return Spread Dver Ex * CONSUMERS PACKING CO Plum &amp; Liberty Sts . P . O . Box 1236 Lane . Ph . 7-6143
Page 2 Advertisements Column 2 [Newspaper Article] — Lancaster Farming — 17 February 1956
Used Tractor Ready To Go 2 Farmall F 20 1 John Deere A with elect 3 AC WC Tractor s 1 John _Dee-e B with elect 1 Oliver 70 1 AC B with electric 1 Farmall M New Holland &amp; Dearborn Forage Harvesters 177 N . H . Baler _. 1 75 N . H . Baler N 1 t ; ase Wire-Tie Baler Seyeral Used Garden Tract ors L . H . Brubaker 350 ~ STRASBURG _. PIKE Ph . Lane . 3-7607 Strasburg — OV 7-2305
Grist Mills Played _; Large Hole In Early Lancaster Farming [Newspaper Article] — Lancaster Farming — 17 February 1956
Grist Mills Played _; Large Hole In Early Lancaster Farming By JACK REICHARD ( Special to Lancaster Farming ) An urgent necessity of ithe first white settler-farmers in Lancaster County Was to -devise means of grinding the grain they grew on their clearings into meal and flour . Until such means were provided , grain was pulverized with stone pestles in hollowed out tree stumps and concave stones , Indian fashion , - or transported x &gt; n horseback to , the Brandywine _? where- _^ the first wat er-powered grist mills Jn Penn s domain were . built . » „ One of the _lixst , _iflland mills on record ; in . Lancaster County , was n Spanish type mill found on the Alger Shirk , farm in West Cocalico Township , a tract deeded by William Penn s sons - to Ulrich Shirk in 1732 . The mill , consisting . of , a _^ one-piece bed stone about 16-inches thick with a basin about 12 inches deep , and-a basin . stone-about l&amp;inches thidk , which , . was revolved on edge by the mo...
Nobis Elected President of Angus Breeders [Newspaper Article] — Lancaster Farming — 17 February 1956
Nobis Elected President of Angus Breeders Otto ) fi . Nobis , new president of _^ the American Aberdeen-An-gus Breeders Association , is an Iowa farmer and the son of a South Dakota homesteader . With his son , Dick , Mr . Nobis operates Wilton Farms at Daven port , which he purchased and stocked with registered Angus in 1934 . OTTO G . NOBIS , Mr Nobis was born and reared at Kimball , South Dakota , on , a farm which had been homesteaded by his parents in 1880 . He attended business college and worked at several jobs before becoming office manager for the Central Engineering Company in 1917 . -Wilton Farms . has achieved a wide and respected reputation in Iowa and throughout the country for breeding fine cattle . Th « Wilton show string has won many prizes during the years it has- been on the tanbatfk trail , and in J 939 a Wilton heifer Blackcap - 23 fd of- Page , was named International Grand Champion female in Chicago . In addition to their son , Dick , Mr . and Mrs . Nobis . ha...
7 Tips for Safe [Newspaper Article] — Lancaster Farming — 17 February 1956
7 Tips for Safe Driving During H _^ avy Snowfalls HARRISBURG — Seven tips for safe driving during heavy snowfalls were offered today by Col .- E . J . Henry , Pennsylvania State Police Commissioner . His reeqmmendatiorcs- ~ are : - 1 . When starting out in slippery weather , get the feel of the road befofe you enter heavy traffic . 2 . Allow an extra margin of safety between your car and the vehicle ahead . 3- Signal yflur intention to turn or stop well in advahe .
Page 3 Advertisements Column 3 [Newspaper Article] — Lancaster Farming — 17 February 1956
Keystone Leghorns STRAIN CROSS Notice the alert , aggressive appearance of our young breeding stock * BETTER CHICK LIVEABILITY * EARLY LARGE EGG SIZE * CHALK WHITE EGGS * SUSTAINED HIGHER PRODUCTION * LOWER HEN HOUSE MORTALITY - U . S . Approved Typhoid Clean i Pennsylvania Pullorum - WRITE FOR NAMES OF SATISFIED CUSTOMERS IN YOUR AREA Poultry E , _~ Breeding thtlSi EPHRATA . PA . Keystone 43 Old Mill Road PHONES : HatcheryI 37611 - _^ Farm 3-6179
UNKNOWN [Newspaper Article] — Lancaster Farming — 17 February 1956
1 _s FARM PROGRAM PUBLICITY You hear it around the farm , in town , in the office — they re all talking about the farm problem . Perhaps it was The Crisis of Abundance that started the talk , the television program that Secretary Benson called demogoguery at its _woyst . The Lititz Record Express , prior to Mr . Benson s answer two weeks ago last night commented thusly on the first Edward R . Morrow program : Previously the Secretary had said he couldnt discuss a 55-minute show in five minutes . Well say he DID . It was Mr . Benson s evening . Whoever won , the event got publicity , in national magazines , in the metropolitan dailies , radio , television . It pointed up the fact that the farm problem is the concern of the nation . More attention is being focused on the farmer . In the cities , the approach , naturally , is how much the farmer is costing the consumer who pays double what the farm-er-receives for his pork . But as too often happens , nationwide publicity is shadowed b...
50 Years Ago This Week on Lancaster Farms [Newspaper Article] — Lancaster Farming — 17 February 1956
50 Years Ago This Week on Lancaster Farms ( This Week In 1905 ) By JACK EEICHARD 200 , 000 Farmers Vote To Strike The entire nation , including farm produce dealers and speculators &lt; were gravely concerned over the announcement made at the Indianapolis , Ind , headquarters of the American Society of Equity , 50 years ago this week , that a strike of its 200 , 000 farmer members would become effective March 1 , 1906 . Members had voted to withold tfrom market all agriculture products which did not meet minimum prices decreed by the society . Officials said The producer should get at least one dollar a bushel for wheat no matter what may be the size of the crop . 50 Years Old 50 Years Ago * At a meeting of the Octorarc Farmers Olub Feb 19 , 1906 , at the residence of Mr and Mrs . Charles Maule _, near Christiana : Lancaster County , it was announced the organization would reach its 50 th milestone during March that year . In a discussion to celebrate the 50 th anniversary o...
UNKNOWN [Newspaper Article] — Lancaster Farming — 17 February 1956
Voice Of Lancaster Farms AND FARM FRIENDS ( Readers are invitea to write comments on Lancaster Farming , xbout current events , or other topics . Letters should be brief , and must be signed . Names will be withheld if requested . — fcditor ; . TO MISSOURI HEADER BAREVILLE — Will you please send Lancaster Farming to Mrs . Roy Lmeberry , Hale , Missouri I am enclosing $ 100 for a year s subscription for her . She is my mother s first cousin . Many of her relatives are from the county here , also she has been in the county many times My mother and she correspond and she is always anxious to hear about Lancaster County . We feel this will be one way for her , as _, we couldnt think of all the news v . ou have and for just $ 100 for a year Still enjoy receiving your newsy paper Always anxious for Saturday s mail — as we receive it on Saturday Yours Truly , Mrs John B . Becker I LIKE THIS PAPER EPHRATA — While my husband was reading the Feb 3 sample copy of Lancaster Farm ing , he stoppe...
25 Years Ago [Newspaper Article] — Lancaster Farming — 17 February 1956
25 Years Ago Students Of Journalism Hear Fred Fuller Shsdd Students of Journalism al State College , were interested in what Fred Fuller Shedd , editor-in-chief , of * 4 he Philadelphia Bulletin , had to say in his talk on weekly newspapers , 25 years ago this week Shedd stated that _weekly _newspapers will always _cocbtinue a greaf force in the majority of small American communities . He said : The weekly paper suffers little from competition with the daily , for the weekly serves a field particularly its own . Consequently the majority of weeklies are successful . The Philadelphia newspaperman stressed two points about the weeklies to the students , urging weeklies continue free &gt; of syndicated columns and eonucs , which he described as derogatory forces to which the dailies have succumbed and which contribute to their banality . Outstanding Record Reported A B _Bingham , assistant state 4-H Club leader at _Pennsylvania State College , reported that nine heifers owned b...