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Untitled Article [Newspaper Article] — Lancaster Farming — 10 February 1956

Lif eblood of Economy Depends On Efficient, Prosperous Transportation Second place winner in the recent essay contest sponsored annually by three Southern Lancaster County firms and individuals, Hevi"s Motor Express. B S WarM & Sons, and David (Stony) Eschbach, Ji, was Marion L Fmdley, R3 Quarryville. His prize, $75, is from B S Warfel & Son and is to be applied to a farm project of his choice under direct supervision oi his vocational agriculture ineurtruetor, Jack Owen. Marion, 16, is the son of Edgar L and Elizabeth R. Findley. He has a brother Gerald L., b sister Suie. Before attending Southern Lancaster County Joint Community High School at Quarryville, he was at Gringville and Hawksville Active in Club Work In addition to being a member of the Future Farmers of America, he has been active in band and wrestling, participating, also m 4-H siteer and 4-H _Keifer projects,- Boy Scouts and Luther League As a freshman, his supervised farm project was three Angu...

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Untitled Ad [Newspaper Article] — Lancaster Farming — 10 February 1956

Nothing Like This FOR YEARS! Full trainloads of Allis-Chalmers harvesting machinery and tractors are now going into major farming areas. Farmers everywhere need the labor-saving, cost-cutting benefits of this Allis-Chalmers equipment. ' To demonstrate our own confidence in the future of farming, we now have on hand new Allis-Chalmers power machinery of latest design, assuring farmers in this community the equipment needed for making 1956 the Big Year For Better Farming. Join the Swing to Allis-Chalmers! See us right away — let us demonstrate on your farm the benefits and savings you get from Alhs-Chalmeis — builders of better machinery. ALLIS-CHALMERS <AC> SALES AND SERVICE , \_jpt _T N. G. Myers & Sod RHEEMS, PA. "Mann & Gruraelli Farm Service QUARRYVILLE, PA. Snavelys Farm Service NEW HOLLAND. PA L. H. Brubafcer LANCASTER, PA R. S. Weaver STEVENS. PA L. H. Brubaker LITITZ. PA. »

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Untitled Ad [Newspaper Article] — Lancaster Farming — 10 February 1956

LOOKING FOR RESULTS? Feed WIRTHMORE Improved HI-ENER-G & Broiler Ration Starter Here s the way to grow king-size broilers and get top profits. Feed Wirthmore Improved HI-ENER-G Starter & Broiler Ration for fast growth, efficient feed conveision and premium quality. You don't have to take our word for it. Feed part of your flock on Wirthmore — compare the results with any other feed on the market — and we know that the results will convince you that from now on its Wirthmore all the way. We'll be glad to give you the facts on this energy-packed feed. Why not ask about it, or order some, today ? WIRTHMORE FEEDS CLEM E. HOOBER LeROY M. SENSENIG R2_^ft Hinkletown _^a_^_Rfr j Ph. Ephrata 3-2009 _SS1 GLENN H. BERR "_^SJ_/ Mtnheim _RDU Ph. Landisville 3S47 Intercourse Ph. 8-3431 H1ESTAND, INC Marietta Ph-6-9301 b\

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Untitled Ad [Newspaper Article] — Lancaster Farming — 10 February 1956

Parts and Service Headquarters for OLIVER—FERGUSON Farm Equipment CMC Trucks See The Herslity Trans planter For Your Spring Planting N. G, Hershey MANHEIM, PA Phone 52271

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Untitled Ad [Newspaper Article] — Lancaster Farming — 10 February 1956

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Untitled Article [Newspaper Article] — Lancaster Farming — 17 February 1956

Soil Bank Bill JBoth Good, Bad Benson Advises WASINGTON — (USDA) — "A mixture of good " and bad," were the words used by Secretary of Agriculture Ezra Taft Benson in describing the Feb. 10 action by the Senate Committee on Agriculture The Committee reported out a bill which would put into effect a Soil Bank such ias recommended by President Eisenhower, but by other provisions "would largely nullify the good features of the bill" Chief among these other provisions are a.return to rigid supports at 90 per cent of parity, a return to the so-called dual party (old or modernized parity, whichever is higher), a two-price plan for rice, and changes in the dairy support law "The Soil Bank would empty our warehouses, but 90 per cent of parity would fill them again," said the Secretary "These two parts of the Senate bill are inconsistent. The Congress will Rave to decide which way it wants to go, we- cannot go both directions at the same time." Refers to Jan. 9 Message The Secretary c...

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Untitled Article [Newspaper Article] — Lancaster Farming — 17 February 1956

Three Shows Set to Move Into County Lancaster County this summer will be host to several major livestock shows, some moving here from other locations due to the County's increasing recognition as a livestock center. They are 1. The Eastern Polled Hereford Association Show and Sale, March 26, with an association banquet the night before (Sunday, March 25) at Hotel Brunswiclt* 2. * The South Central District 4-H Dairy Judging Practice July 17; 3. The SPABS Dairy Show, Aug. 9; 4. County 4-H Roundup, Aug. 10: _x 5. Pennsylvania Guernsey Breeders Association Show, Aug. 28, and 6. District 4-H Dairy Show, .Guernsey Sale Pavilion, Aug 29-30. This will be _^ th° first time the Southeastern Dairy Show, the Eastern Polled Hereford show and sale, and the State 4-H Dairy Judging Practice events have been scheduled here. This year the 4-H Roundup has been moved ahead one month. Two Governors are expected to attend the Polled Hereford banquet, Pennsylvania's George Leader, and Colorado's ...

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Untitled Article [Newspaper Article] — Lancaster Farming — 17 February 1956

Goddard Will Speak Feb. 23 At Lampeter Hon. Maurice K Goddard, State Secertary of Forests and Waters will be -the featured speaker at the annual meeting of the Lancaster County Soil Conservation District Thursday, Feb 23 at 7:30 p. m- m the Lampeter-Strasburg High School, Lampeter, _,Pa. Water Use, Regulation' He is a member of the. Soil Conservation Society of America and former director of the School of Forestry, College of Agriculture at the Pennsylvania State University; also, President of the _Pennsylvania Forestry As¬ sociation, Chairman of the Council of • Foresters, the American Forestry Ass'n, and the Forest _Pioducts Eesearch Society _' His-Topic will be "Water Use and Its Regulation". Amos H. Funk, chairman of the district will introduce the directors and representatives of the various cooperating agencies. Harry R. iMetzler, former county commissioner and_^distnct board member will present a" plaque to the f armer-cooperator-_^ ~ named "Outstanding Farm Conservat...

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Untitled Article [Newspaper Article] — Lancaster Farming — 17 February 1956

Farm Bureau Returns Four Incumbents In the 21st annual meeting of the Lancaster Farm Bureau Cooperative Wednesday, all four incumbent directors were re-elected. Site of the meeting was the Guernsey Sales Pavilion - east of Lancaster. Returned were: Samuel S. Heisey, Rl -Sheridan, northeastern district; Howard D. Wagner, R2 Quarryville, southeastern district; Mark S Hess, R6 Lancaster, southwestern district, and Abner H. Risser, Rl Bainbridge, northwestern district. Reflecting the general trend in agriculture, the co-operative reported farm supply purchases by members declined $150,000 last year, the first time in the co-operative's history that an increase was not shown. Reports were given by Charles C. Burkins, general manager; Charles M. Wolgemuth,, assistgeneral manager, and Harry R. Metzler, treasurer. A stock dividend of $25,288.03 was shared by the co-operative's 5,500 members last year. Afternoon speaker was Keneth Hood, assistant director of the American Farm Bureau ...

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Untitled Article [Newspaper Article] — Lancaster Farming — 17 February 1956

Lancaster Farming - Diversified Truly diversified is Lancaster _farming, broilers and steers, brooder houses and and the view above is one many-share of feeders. Both are of prime importance, but _Lancaster County. Only two of the mnum- still but- a part of complex, vast pictures e rable agricultural lines _*re shown here, that is truly Lancaster Farming.

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Untitled Ad [Newspaper Article] — Lancaster Farming — 17 February 1956

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Untitled Article [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 B0 cents a pound and one lot of 850 _Leythorn fowls _iselihng alt 18 cents. Top >of 23 % was scored on. lot 9-10, 750 Red Vantress_, 9 wks, 6 days, consigned by Eton Nolt, Rl EMzlalbet'hitqwn, 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 _&. _Busfliong (Richard Grossman), /140O Red Vantress, 10 wks, to Walter C. Melhnger 22; 9-2, Karl Staffer, 1650 Red _yiantress, 10 Wks...

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Untitled Article [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 21V2 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, R2, 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 by weeks and days, buyer and price: Lot 14-1, ¦ Arthur GraybUl. 7...

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Untitled Article [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 $18.25-20.25, 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 $18.00-18.75 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 $18.50-19.50. Cutter bulls $13.50-14.50. Most medium and good 600-900 lb stocker and...

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Untitled Ad [Newspaper Article] — Lancaster Farming — 17 February 1956

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 & Liberty Sts. P. O. Box 1236 Lane. Ph. 7-6143

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Untitled Ad [Newspaper Article] — Lancaster Farming — 17 February 1956

Used Tractor "Ready To Go" 2 Farmall F20 1 John Deere "A" with elect 3 AC "WC" Tractor s 1 John Dee-e "B" with elect 1 Oliver "70" 1AC "B" with electric 1 Farmall "M" New Holland & 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

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Untitled Ad [Newspaper Article] — Lancaster Farming — 17 February 1956

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Untitled Ad [Newspaper Article] — Lancaster Farming — 17 February 1956

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Untitled Ad [Newspaper Article] — Lancaster Farming — 17 February 1956

LOANS For any Farm Purpose Made the Farmer's Way LANCASTER jj PRODUCTION CREDIT ASS'N I 39 E. Chestnut St., Lancuter, Pa. j¦ Ph. Lane. 3-3921 i \ itiitituzxuuaiiUBXstziitttxsi | :

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Untitled Article [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>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&inches thidk, which, .was revolved on edge by the motive - power of hor...

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