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Lancaster County Farm Women ' s Societies Begin Busy Schedules [Newspaper Article] — Lancaster Farming — 24 February 1956
Lancaster County Farm Women s Societies Begin Busy Schedules Executive Board Of County Farm Women Convenes Society 3 Votes Contributions To Two Groups Farm Society 22 Farm Women s Societies 19 and 20 will visit the Lancaster County Home this month and with Societies 21 and 22 in March , it was announced last week at a meeting of the County executive board at the North Queen Street Branch of the Lancatser County national Bank . Mrs . E . Robert Nolt presided , and devotions were led by Mrs . Elam _Buckwalter . Plans were discussed Tor the County Convention to be held next November , with Mrs . Neil Clark and Mrs . Clyde Hottenstine named to serve on the place committee . Hostesses were County officers . The next meeting , Mrs . Elam ( Iva ) Buckwalter , vice president , reports , will be at 2 p m . April 3 in the home of Mrs . Henry Reist , Rl Mount Joy . SOCIETY 15 AIDS BAND A box social in April will help the Society of Farm Women 15 provide funds to augment purchases of uniforms p...
Farm Society ? Plans Food Sale On March 17 th [Newspaper Article] — Lancaster Farming — 24 February 1956
Farm Society ? Plans Food Sale On March 17 th Farm Women 8 Hear Reports On Paratyphoid Meeting Saturday , March 17 , the Societv of Farm Women 2 will feature a food sale . Members are asked to bring fruit juices to be used at Heart Haven . Mrs . Jeanne Breneman , Rl Conestoga , will be hostess , Mrs . Winnie Warfel , co-hostess . Other events on the Society 9 calendar include a day sewing cancer pads on Wednesday , Feb . 29 at the home of Mrs . Esther Huber , Marticville . On March 14 members will go to Philadelphia to attend the flower show , Mrs . Florence Morrison of Martic Forge reports . These plans , and others , were discussed at a Saturday meeting in the home of Mrs . Helen Zercher , _Martieville , where a flower sale was featured . Cohostesses were Mrs . Pearl Kleinhans , Marticville , and Mrs . Morrison A donation was voted to Heart Haven . Twenty members were present . David ( Stony ) Eshbach , Jr , will drive the bus to the Flower Show , with tentative pick-up stops as f...
Farm Society 12 Aids Heart Haven Bihle Societv [Newspaper Article] — Lancaster Farming — 24 February 1956
Farm Society 12 Aids Heart Haven Bihle Societv Mrs . Roy Eshleman has been appointed to _mafce arrangements for the Society of Farm Women 12 to attend Cinerama Holiday in Philadelphia , March 27 . At a recent meeting , the Society voted a $ 10 contribution to Heart Haven and $ 5 to the American Bible Society . Mrs- Edward Brenaer , Highville , was hostess . MrsJames Brenner was co-hostess . Twenty-five members and seven visitors were present . Cancer dressings will be made Feb 29 at the home of Mrs . Eshleman . During Jamiary the Society prepared 494 sumilar dressings . Mrs . Sara Husson and Mrs . Bertha were assigned to take care of Needlework - Guild One new * member , Mrs . William Shenk , was received into the Society . The next meeting will be March 24 , one week later than usual , at the home of Mrs Estella Mower , hostess , and Mrs . Frances Elsen , co-hostess , Highvillle , according ( to Mrs . Bertha K- Aston , corresponding secretary of _Millersville . Saturday Mrs- Lester...
Farm Women 18 To Entertain 16 on March 17 [Newspaper Article] — Lancaster Farming — 24 February 1956
Farm Women 18 To Entertain 16 on March 17 Society 16 will be entertained by Farm Womens Society 18 March 17 in a luncheon meeting at 1 p . m in the Farm Bureau Building , Lancaster . At the most recent meeting of the group , Saturday , Miss Irene E . Lupold , former Congressional secretary , spole to Society 18 at the home of Mrs . H . Raymond Stoner , 1051 Eden Road , Lancaster . Miss Lupold was formerly secretary to Rep . Paul B . Dague of Pennsylvania . She described her life and work in Washington .
Page 8 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Lancaster Farming — 24 February 1956
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Page 8 Advertisements Column 2 [Newspaper Article] — Lancaster Farming — 24 February 1956
vill be employed to give t _mblic a better _understanding _vildlife s needs . Colorful stamps , the sale _vhich supports the non-pro _National Wildlife Federation a ts wildlife conservation _projw nay be ordered , for $ 1 . 00 , fn he Federation _Headquartt _Washington , D . C . USED TRACTOR AND MACHINERY _* 21951 Ford with Sauder Loader it Oliver 70 Row Crop Trailer &amp; . Mounted Plow International &amp; . Olive Superior Grain Drills Ferguson 3 Point Mowers N . G . Hershey * PLUMBING &amp; HEATING 1 = WATER SYSTEMS &gt; SHEET METAL WORK * QUIET MAY OIL BURNER SALES &amp; SERVICE RALPH J . FISHER COCHRANVILLE Phone West Grove 5637 » _&gt; _¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦* ¦¦¦¦¦
Hydroponics On Market ; Tomato Flavor Debated Pro and Con Here [Newspaper Article] — Lancaster Farming — 24 February 1956
Hydroponics On Market ; Tomato Flavor Debated Pro and Con Here ( Continued from Page One ) duce little . Hydroponics came into being . Chemicals were added to the water as needed ; should a plant show a deficiency of one , the flow of that chemical would be increased . Growing Seasons Cut Growing periods were drastically reduced by hydroponics Ninety-day wonders became oldage members of the hydroponics set . Thirty-day crops were not unusual , some in less time . According to Paul Scheid , who operates one of the vegetable stands in Lancaster Cenrtal Market , the bulk of the hydropomc tomatoes reaching Lancaster come from Cowan Hydroponic Farms . Inc . at Kendall , Fla ., Dade County — the same county as Miami . Prices at wholesale are quite close between the hydro-ponic-grown and the reuglar garden grown varieties . Cubans may sell for $ 3 . 25 a box , hydroponic , or hydro-organic grown , tomatoes may bring $ 3 75 . Common grades , of course , run much lower . On the other hand , ...
Eastern States Exchange Meet On March 2 , 3 [Newspaper Article] — Lancaster Farming — 24 February 1956
Eastern States Exchange Meet On March 2 , 3 Many farmers from this area will leave Thursday , March 1 , to attend the 38 th annual meeting of their cooperative , the Eastern States Farmers Exchange at West Springfield Mass , March 2-3 . Local persons -attending are : Paul L , Howard , mgr . of Quarryville whse . and Claude I . Herr , prominent poultryman of Quarryville , RFD 1 , Pa . J- Kenneth Stern , president of the American Institute of Cooperation , wil be the principal evening speaker . He is a graduate of Pennsylvania State University and was employed for . 12 years by Eastern States Farmers Exchange , nine years as a fieldman and three as director of public relations . He became president of the American Institute of Cooperation in 1950 . Julian -BT Thayer , prominent dairyman and poultryman of Rockfall , Connecticut , will preside at the annual meeting . Members attending will hear reports on the 1955 operations and will elect officers and directors for the , coming year . ...
ather-Son Farming Foursome [Newspaper Article] — Lancaster Farming — 24 February 1956
ather-Son Farming Foursome Mention the name Ernie Pyle , nd you immediately follow hrough with the query to asociate the famed war-time corespondent . But here is Ernest t Pyle , Rl Oxford , with four of is seven sons , photographed by Lancaster Farming at the recent lather-Son Banquet at Mt . Hope lethodist Church . Yes , I m a distant cousin to lime Pyle , the southeastern ancaster Countian replied . Left to right : Mr . Pyle , Robert Stevens , 11 , pride and joy of this farm family ; Horace Walter Pyle , Jerry Minshall Pyle , and Theodore Bond Pyle . Needless to-say , even with three sons missing , the Pyles took top honors for family attendance at the banquet . The Pyles — m addition to the seven sons there is a daughter , Dons Virginia — farm 180 acres near Union Presbyterian Church . - His ancestry traces back to some of the original Pennsylvania Quaker families , and is directly associated with the branch that moved to Arizona , from whence the famed , -wellloved wartime corr...
Gerald Rohrer Tops Coimtywide Tomato Contest [Newspaper Article] — Lancaster Farming — 24 February 1956
Gerald Rohrer Tops Coimtywide Tomato Contest Producing 5 . 8 tons of tomatoes per acre that graded 68 per ceni No 1 , Gerald C . Rohrer of the Manor Chapter of the Future Farmers of America , placed first in Lancaster Countywide competition _sponsored by the Campbell Soup Co . A resident of Smoketown , he received a 21-jewel watch . This is the fourth time in ten years the Manor Chapter has placed first . Howard P . Siglin is chapter advisor . On the banquet program at the Landisville Fire Hall , were Associate County Agent Harry S . Sloat , speaking on Better Production of Tomatoes ; H . R Collardrwho heads the Campbell Soup Co . agricultural department ; James Woodford , youth representative ; Wayne Randwerk , assistant division ma nager ; and Dr . Donald Bradley of the agricultural department . The Manor Chapter received a trophy for completing four years of entry and three youths received cups for four years of competition , three for three years of competition .
Greiders Score Lead Over All In State Eggs [Newspaper Article] — Lancaster Farming — 24 February 1956
Greiders Score Lead Over All In State Eggs Grender . Leghorn Farm , Mount Joy , is leading all competition in the 25 th Pennsylvania Egg Test , according to the State Department of Agriculture , with a White Leghorn hen Her record , from Oct 1 to Jan . 31 , is 121 eggs and 129 points m egg tests , a point equal to one two-ounee egg- She is competing with more than 1000 other layers from all over the United States . Standing m tenth place is another Greider hen , and in pen tests Greider stands second with 1385 eggs , trailing the leader by but six points . As far as we are -concerned , adequate highways , which can be used in the nation s defense , are as vital as any aid program to any country .
Page 9 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Lancaster Farming — 24 February 1956
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Page 9 Advertisements Column 2 [Newspaper Article] — Lancaster Farming — 24 February 1956
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Lancaster County Sales Dates Claimed [Newspaper Article] — Lancaster Farming — 24 February 1956
Lancaster County Sales Dates Claimed FEBRUARY February 23—Clyde E Keener , Vk miles north of Lancaster at the intersection of Manheim and Harrisburg Pikes , routes 72 and 230 . Farm machinery and 50 tractors . 11 : 00 a . m . February 24—Percy Fisher , 1 mile west of Nine Points , 30 head cows , farming implements , household goods , 11 a . m . February 24—Mrs . Mae Koser , Rt . 241 , road Bainbndge to Maytown , at Stackstown , household goods , 6 : 30 p . m . Feb . 24 — Edward S . Good , midway between Ephrata and Lititz . road leading from Mill way 4 o Middle Creek Churcht livestock ; farm equipment , some household goods , 12 o clock . 25—Paul B . Clay , Mt . Airy , Md ., iarm machinery , Jot of tractors , 10 a . m . 25—Leroy Glick , 1 % miles north of Cains ( Salisbury twp . ) , livestock , ( farming implements , 12 noon . 25—C . B . Hoober , Intercourse , new and used farm implements , hardware , 12 noon . 25—John H . Zimmerman , 3 % miles south of Elizabethtown , near ( Bossle...
Page 10 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Lancaster Farming — 24 February 1956
Send Your Livestock To J . P . WARFEL INC . _* a Union Stock Yards Lancaster , Pa . We sell on commission , CATTLE , CALVES , HOGS , SHEEP and LAMBS Phone Lancaster 7-8811 Authorized Dealers * Wirthmore Feeds * Haverly Bulk Tanks * Sauder Loaders * Anhydrous Ammonia * Wheel A-Way Egg Washers * Irrigation Equipment * DeKalb Chix &amp; Started Pullets * Master Mix * Ferguson Equipment * Lincoln Welders * Thermopane * Universal Milkers * Miller s Insecticides * Koppers Creosoted Posts Marietta 6-9301 HIESTAND Inc Spring Sale of Used Equipment # Two Farmall Cub Tractors % Two Farmall H Tractors £ Farmall C Tractor 0 44 Massey Harris Diesel # Farmall B N Tractor 0 John Deere B Tractor O 3 IHC Tractor Manure Spreaders COPE &amp; WEAVER Willow St . Ph . Lane . 3-2824 |
Page 10 Advertisements Column 2 [Newspaper Article] — Lancaster Farming — 24 February 1956
Carl DiUer Auctioneer and Cow Tester Refton , Pa . Ph . Quarryville 307 R 5 S O&amp;D Shavings _liliiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiifiiiiii Phone : MANHEIM .... for clean , dry houses , excellent J ? OQftC fertilizer , and real savings for you _* _JAi « 5 vlO Prompt Delivery Service A Ton of SHAVINGS goes twice as far . . O&amp;D Sawdust Co _« £££ ? MANHEIM , PA . lt !!! lll !! l ! llllllll ! llllllll ! lll _!^ ! . | PUBLIC SAL 01 Valuable Real Estate . Cattle , Implements and Furniture SATURDAY , MARCH 10 TH _, 1956 On Pike , midway between Aberdeen Mill and Deodate , seven miles east of Middletown , four miles north of Ehzabethtown _ . . _ high state of cultiration , with two Wei _^ A _U _PrG h « _rm of Water ; 16 acre * of Pasture with t _« JfrtUt lallll Springs and Running Water . All buildin _—«______»______ in good repair . 4 Head of Milk Cows Imniomonte Manure Spreader , Side-Rake , Drill , Chopping Mi _miptctlietu _^ Corn _PIanter ) Corn Sheller , Fanning MillWago 1 . 200 To...