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U . S ., Third-Place Winner Writes [Newspaper Article] — Lancaster Farming — 17 February 1956
U . S ., Third-Place Winner Writes Truck _Transportation Largest in Full Utilization of Our Land Resources Through Truck And Bus Transportation Webster defines transportation as follows , . transporting , or condition off being transported ; systems and modes of conveyance of persons or goods from place to p lace . Transportation aceets our lives every day of the year , if it ceased many people would be out _oiNwork , millions of people would sitarve ; and thousands of dollars would be lost Of all our transportation systems in the world , truck transportation is about the largest . Since the time that trucks were first used for transporting our crops , natural resources , and finished products , trucks have grown steadily . In every pHase of work they have increased our ability to ship more products , faster , at ithe right time , and chea per . There isnt any job too bi g or to 6 small for a truck . Because trucks can go anywhere today ipeople dont have to hve near a railroad or a ...
Farm Boy Looks Ahead , Gets Quick Results on Pennsylvania Tree Farm [Newspaper Article] — Lancaster Farming — 17 February 1956
Farm Boy Looks Ahead , Gets Quick Results on Pennsylvania Tree Farm This is the story of a Pennsylvania farm boy who is looking ahead to the future , but is al ready reaping rewards for his advanced planning . In a comparatively few shoii years , Glenn Gilbert , 16 , of Newville , is going to harvest some trees for cash income if all goes well as it has up to now But these wont be ordinary trees — they will be ones Glenn has cared for right from the start . A member of the Cumberland County 4-H Forestry Club , Glenn last spring planted 1 , 000 Scotch pine seeds purchased from funds Ln the club s treasury He had an almost perfect . survival rate , and now has almost 1 , 000 thriving seedlings in two seed beds . Helps Manage Woodlot Next spring , he will plant the seedlings in his fathers 15-acre woodlot Since Glenn eventuallj expects to take over the 182 J _acre farm , he expects to harvest the _h-ees himself for a tidy profit . A firm believer in practicing forestry , Glenn has regu...
UNKNOWN [Newspaper Article] — Lancaster Farming — 17 February 1956
_Solanco Vo-Ag Staff DaS _^/ £ _° ? ° tstand T in _S vocational agriculture deHil _\ S ° wf rn La _*? aster e ° unty Joint Community High School , Quarryville , are shown above Mr _STevrfo _^ _?^ Ped 7 ? thG right The two have e _help _JSrf £ ? f thG ° _ _tstanding _vo-ag divisions in the county and their records have extended far and wide through local , state and national competition
Hessdale Makes County Map ; in _1912 It Received Post Office Rating [Newspaper Article] — Lancaster Farming — 17 February 1956
Hessdale Makes County Map ; in _1912 It Received Post Office Rating LANCASTER FARMING here presents another in a series of articles From Years Ago , written by Charles E . Slentz , Quarryville . These items of interest are bits of history , local in nature , universal in interest . Four years after the inception of the Slumbering Groundhog Lodge in Quarryville , the fraternal order which helped to put • that borough on the map in a bigger way than ever , Hessdale , in _StrasburgT township , made the map The occasion ? - The establishing of a new posit office at Martinsville . • to be known _, as HessdSle . — The press of Feb 2 , 1912 , records that the office opened for the accommodation of its patrons February 1 . It further records that an effort was made to-4 iave ( the name of the village given to the post office , but the-depart-ment would not grant it . ... The Martinsdale office was - discontinued when the rural delivery service was established , it will be located in the sto...
_Groundhogs . Accept Three [Newspaper Article] — Lancaster Farming — 17 February 1956
_Groundhogs . Accept Three Three Baby Groundhogs shown bibbed for initiation into the organization for the denizen of the underground were photographed underground ( m the Quarryville St . Pauls Evangelical and Reformed Church basement ) with the picte _developed by Moif Exalted Prophet Carl Reynolds Jr ., ! E . ~ F . D . On the grade-roll-are , left to , right , Harry K . Gerlach _, Michael DeBerdine and Herbert B . Valentine . Shepherding the youngsters , in the underground background are , left to right : William A . Frutchey , STC , communications engineer ; Jackie LeFever , GKE , watchman by day ; William -U . Hensel , III , secretary and bondless treasurer ; between Mr . DeBerdine and Mr . Valentine , J . Earl Newswanger , DSNF , patriarch of degrees ; Victor Alvin Keen , MCEAE , ambassadorial patriarch and — finally — on , the right , Albert H . Fritz / board of hibernating governors . — ( Lancaster Farming Staff Photo . )
Page 6 Advertisements Column 4 [Newspaper Article] — Lancaster Farming — 17 February 1956
I dUo dlltl Owl VltC LIVER-FERGUSON Farm _Eqniprapot GMC Trucks See The Hershty Trans planter For Your Spring Planting N . G . Hershey and Son MANHEIM _, PA Fhone 52271 _^/^ WISCONSIN Heavy-Duty _• MORE PORTABILITY PER HORSEPOWER _• MOST HORSEPOWER HOURS Of SERVICE 4-Cycle Single Cylinder , 2-CyIinder and V-type 4-Cyl BARTS Repair &amp; Service 1952 Landis Valley Rd . Lancaster Ph . 21568
Susquehanna River Bridge Project Cains "Sympathy" Of Legislators [Newspaper Article] — Lancaster Farming — 17 February 1956
Susquehanna River Bridge Project Cains Sympathy Of Legislators This Spring will mark the 25 th year that Lions clubs and other organized groups have been working for a new _highway bridge across the Susquehanna River , linking southern Lancaster and York counties . The campaign got underwa in the spring otf 1931 ,, when th € Lions clubs of Quarryville and Delta . York county , decided to spearhead the movement . When the Tu * cquan Lions club was organized , sponsored by the &lt; Juarryville club , the proposal was _teft to the Tucquan and Mason-Dixon groups as a joint project . During the past ten , years , dozens of other organizations throughout south-eastern Pennsylvania and Western Maryland . representing many thousands of persons in every line of endeavor , have officially gone on ecord in favor of another bridge across the _Sujsquehanna _, midway between the present Co-lumbia-Wrightsville • and Conotvingo spans . - — - In recent years the proposal iias advanced from t...
Single Members Win Contest at Fulton Grange [Newspaper Article] — Lancaster Farming — 17 February 1956
Single Members Win Contest at Fulton Grange Meeting Feb . 27 , Ritualism will be the topic of Fulton Grange 66 , and . the home _£ cono mics committee will conduct a box social , it was announced following Monday evening s meeting At the most recent meeting , single members won a contest ! that included dancing , singing , and debate . Judges were Mr . and Mrs Robert Weicksel and Mr _&lt; and Mrs Henry Wenger from Coleram Grange . As a penalty , losers must entertain the winners at a future meeting . Edward James Emcees Edward James announced the iprogranr line-up dance , Howard Miller , Robert Armstrong , Kenneth Probst and Ambrose Giifmg and Fred Eshleman , all m costume ; a vocal solo by Miss Joanne Glackin ; harmonica solos by B . Coofemah Dunkle ; anc Howard MiJler moderated a de bate on the _^ topic _, Who was the greater of our great men , Wash mgton or Lincoln Representing the side of Wash dngton were Miss Jennette Me Cummings and Miss Ruth Ann Armstrong . On the Lin...
Holtwood Man Submits Ideas To Gov . Leader [Newspaper Article] — Lancaster Farming — 17 February 1956
Holtwood Man Submits Ideas To Gov . Leader V . O . Reichard , of Holtwood has submitted a 4 etter to Gov George Leader , _recommending that a suspension bridge b &lt; erected across the Susquehanm River at Pinnacle Rock . v The text of the letter follows : Holtwood , Pennsylvania February 9 , 1956 . Governor George A . Leader , Hamsburg , PennsylvaniaDear Governor Leader : Regarding a new bridge across the Lower Susquehanna River , midway between the present Columbia-Wrightsville and Conowingo bridges , the writer js submitting the following recommendations _, for your consideration a » d presentation before the pioper legislative committees : It is recommended that the new span be made a suspension bridge , and be located at the point on the river locally known as Pinnacle Rock , approximately one and one-half miles upstream from the Holtwood hydroelectric power dam . The location is situated at tltf narrowest point on the Lowei Susquehanna , mid-way between Columbia and Co...
UNKNOWN [Newspaper Article] — Lancaster Farming — 17 February 1956
NEW YORK — Millions of shrimp , some averaging a foof m length and some of them as much as eighteen inches , thrive in Batabano Bay off Surgidero in Cuba . Since a scientific survey determined the vast extent of the shrimping grounds , fleets of shrimp boats have been working the area from sundown to sunrise . A night s haul for a single ship miay total as much as a ton .
Page 7 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Lancaster Farming — 17 February 1956
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