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

Manheim Future Farmers Report Holstein Award Dean Holler has received the Lancaster County Award for obtaining memberships in the County Holstein _^association, it was announced at a recent meeting of the Manheim Future Farmers of America He will receive a purebred Holstein calf in the near future Orvil Shelly presided at ithe meeting, with 44 members present. Committee reports were given as follows u Mr. Shelly, tobacco farmer, reported over half of the 1955 crop has been stripped: James Graybill, seed chairman, advised* all seed sales have been completed and seed ordered. Winning the seed selling award was the Freshman class, according to Keporter Reid Hummer. Individual high salesmen were: Ronald Shreiner, winning a pair of coveralls; Kenneth Bushing, a white FFA dress shirt, and Dean Hoffer, an FFA T-shirt. .A committee was appointed to plan an ice cream party for the Freshman, class, since that group topped the sales contest- Committees were also appointed to start plan...

Publication Title: Lancaster Farming
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Untitled Article [Newspaper Article] — Lancaster Farming — 17 February 1956

lassified Vdvertising Jates 'se This Handy Chart To Figure iour Com; _Vords (1) Issue (3)Issues 0 (Min.) $1.00 $2 40 1 1.05 2.52 2 v 1.10 2 64 3 1.15 2.76 4 1.20 -.2.88 5 1.25 3.00 KEYED ADS (Ads with answer coming to a Box Number, ' " Lancaster Farming): 25c adddlonal . S«nd copy to the Classf led Advertising Dept, LANCASTER FARMING, Quarryville, Pa. Ads running 3 or more con ecutive times with no change uled_, at 4c per word each time "ith 80c minimum. DEADLINE: Wednesday morn-^g of each week's publication. _ositively no ads accepted after 0 00 a. m. Wednesdays. Helpful Gal A young lady stalled her car L a traffic light and coudn't et it started She tried and tried. _"_>le behind her an impatient 'otoust honked his horn steadi-Fmally she got out and »lked back. 'I' m awfully sory, but I can't dl I my car," she told the dtnv' of the other car pleasantly [ f vou'H go and start it for me, 1 _^ay here and lean on your

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

VALENTINES TO SHUT-INS heim. Twenty-seven attended Valentines for shut-ins were Mrs. H. M. Tobias addressed the presented a? roll-call at the Sat- group on "In His Name." The urday meeting of the Society of next meeting of the Society will Farm Women 2 at the home of be March 10 at the home of Mrs , Mrs. John O. Snavely, R2 Man- John Dourte, R2 Manheim.

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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

SUBSCRIBER'S BONUS Subscribe Now to Lancaster Farming jxnd receive FREE one advertisement each month in our Mail Box Market Subscribers using the MAIL BOX MARKET will be governed by the following rules: if Limit your advertisement to five _liaes which means not over 25 words. •_fc All Advertisements mast be in onr hands by Monday 6 P.M or same will be held over for next week's paper. ¦^ Only one advertisement allowed each month. if No business advertisements accepted for this column. - if Yon are allowed 1o rnn the advertisement only one time-Send in no duplication. if Please mail all advertisements are of MAIL BOX MAR KFX LANCASTER FARMING, QUARRYVILLE, PA. !

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

Beaver Season Feb. 15 to March 5 Big Deer Fall to Shotgun Slugs (a doe deer with a broken back lving alongside \Route 113. near Franconia Lymg next to the deer was an upturned motor scooter. While riding along the highway a student from Souderton had hit land killed the deer — ithe first one to be struck by such a vehicle in my district But there's more " "The -following day, on which the buck season opened, I came across a boy from Pennsburg who had just shot an eight-point buck weighing about 130 lbs. I helped him. drag it to the road, where I learned he had driven the three miles fiom town on a motor _ecooter on which he intended to take his jdeer home. After trying for twenty minutes to tie the deer on the little machine he gave up and sent his buddy to Itown for a car If it could be. done, it would certainly be strange to see two grown boys, a large buck and then guns coming mlo town on ia scooter " OTHER OFFICERS ASSIST "CAME PROTECTORS. Pennsylvania's - Game Protector...

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

Self-Propelled Combine for Corn 1 This self-propelled combine fitted with a two-row picker he was uied to husk and shell 33. acres of corn at the _Pennsylvm State University Agricultural -Experiment Station. The only one its kind in the Northeast last fall, this implement will be _teit further this year Since the shelled corn harvested had a moistu content of about 25 per cent, it was artificially dried with «xpei mental equipment, using coal for fuel.

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

When You Buy A Tractor In 1956 Be Sure It Has . . . 2 SNAP-COUPLER Hitch "Automatic TRACTION BOOSTER System Makes implement hookup minute quick. SNAP COUPLER AND TRACTION BOOSTER ARE Changes a dragging load to a rolling load to increase traction on rear wheels automatically, as needed. ALLIS-CHALMERS TRADEMARKS 4 2 - Clutch Power Control Power - Shift Rear Wheels- Lets PTO deliver full power to harvesting machinery as tractor stops or eases over rough spots. Spaces wheel width to match crop or job requirements with engine power 4- PLOW POWER Add 'em all up and you get WD-45 ALLIS-CHALMERS SALES AND SERVICE ALLIS-CHALMERS Service L. H. Brubaker L. H. Brubaker Lancaster, Pa. Lititz, Pa. N. G. Myers & Son . Snavelys Farm Service Rheems, Pa. New Holland, Pa. Mann & Grumelli Farm Quarryville, Pa R. S. Weaver Stevens, Pa.

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Untitled Article [Newspaper Article] — Lancaster Farming — 24 February 1956

Dairy Day Will Feature Exhibits And Authorities Exhibits and dairy authorities will be featured in the third Lancaster County-wide Dairy Day Wednesday, Feb. 29, at the Guernsey Sales Pavilion, it was announced today by Chairman, M. M. Smith, Lancaster County Agricultural Agent "This educational, all-day meeting is open to the publk and will be conducted by our Ex-(tension Service in cooperation with _vanousjjreed organizations, milk cooperatives, and local milk distributors, Mr. Smith said "All the Things We've Wanted," a sound motion picture, will open the program at 9:30 a. m., although an educational exhibit of the various types of comfort, stalls and related barn equipment, will be on display for public inspection from 9 00 a. m. to 4 p. m- Dr. Milo _Opens Program Dr H. A. Milo, director of the bureau of animal industry in the Pennsylvania Department ol Agriculture, will speak at 10 a. m. on "Progress m _Brucellosis: Eradication"' followed by J. O. Pepper, extension ento...

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Untitled Article [Newspaper Article] — Lancaster Farming — 24 February 1956

Corn Acreage In County Cut 13 Per Cent Corn acreage allotments for Lancaster County this year have been reduced 13 per cent, cuttang 13,605 acres from last year's figures. Acreage this year will be 80,189. Allotments are based on 73% per cent of the average acreage of corn grown on the farm, where last year th* e figure was 86% per cent. - Individual allotment notices will be mailed _fo farmers Feb. 28, and appeals on allotments may be filed within 15 days of mailing date. Only 17 Lancaster County farmers have applied for loans on their 1955 crop, although the deadline for applications is not until May 31. (Editor's Note; Reductions are in force m the Corn Belt too, for an allotment of 83 acres has been established on a 400-acre farm, the editor was advised this week) Farmers failing to comply with acreage allotments are - not eligible to participate an corn price-support programs. Grass, Fodder Fires On Lancaster Farms Three Lancaster County farms were threatened with fire ...

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Untitled Article [Newspaper Article] — Lancaster Farming — 24 February 1956

Two Cattle Die From Rabies on Solanco Farm Tests are still underway to determine a definite diagnosis of rabies in two head of cattle that died on the farm of Clayton G- Rohrer, Lancaster Farming was advised today. Mr. Rohrer lives on Rl, Quarryville. An Angus cow which died Thursday night and a Holstein heifer that died Friday night showed definite signs, according to Dr P . V. Clarkson, Lancaster agent an charge of the Pennsyl¬ vania Bureau of Animal Husbandry. Heads Being Analyzed Their heads have been sent to the Bolton Center division of the Pennsylvania State University near Toughkenamon for laboratory analysis- Negri bodies found in the brain showed definite symptoms but findings must yet be confirmed. _tEariier this month Mr. Rohrer lost two head of cattle, making his total loss from suspected rabies four to date. His herd has been placed under a 100-day _quarantine/ From Wild Animals There are no other reported cases in the vicinity, Dr. Clarkson advised, although it ...

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Untitled Article [Newspaper Article] — Lancaster Farming — 24 February 1956

Hydroponics On Market; Taste Of Tomato Argued By ERNEST J. NEILL Hydroponic tomatoes are ma(king another _appearance on the public markets at Lancaster, raising the quesition of several years standing again, "Do,, they lack flavor,'" Those who like their tomatoes fresh off Lancaster County fields, ripened and warmed by the sun, argue that the Florida imports — grown without soil — lack the itastmess of the fresh, homegrown varieties. Since tomatoes are so perishable, imports from the South, particularly Cuba and Florida are necessary in the Garden Spot during the bleak winter months. The signs, "Water Grown Tomatoes," or "Hydro-Organic Grown Tomatoes" immediately raise questions. Jack-in-the-Beanstalk Looking back over a visit tc Florida and the Bahama Island: a few years ago, this writer recalls his first encounter with the new science of chemical farming in Miami. There city blocks had been converted into gardens without soils. Vegetables grew from sterile sand, and climbe...

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Untitled Article [Newspaper Article] — Lancaster Farming — 24 February 1956

Garden Spot Holstein Sale Top at $535 Prices were considered surprisingly good in the 157th Garden Spot Holstein sale Thursday of last week, averaging $293 on 90 lots of purebreds, 'totaling $26,374. A. G. Herman. Waynesfield, Ohio, paid the $535 top for a cow consigned by James Corrigan, Staten Island, N. Y . Top on bulls was $335, Piney Hill Farms, Washington, N. J., consignor, and Joseph Schott, Lebanon, buyer. Four _^ cows brought $500 or more. Three other cows, however, sold for more than $500, and 12 brought $400 to $500. - iBuyers from this area included: from Ephrata. David L. Sauder; Kinzers, J. Eby Hershey and V. Emanuel Hoover; Lampeter, John Witmer; Lancaster, c Lloyd Dagen, Robert H. Rohrer, and William D. Rohrer; Manheim, J. Harold Balmer, G. E. Culp and A. H- Weidman Mount Joy, James M. Eshelman; New Holland, Isaac W. Hurst and John M. Weaver; Quarryville, Park Moore; RoHks, John King, and Clarence Mellinger; _Strasburg. Earl L. Groff; Washington Boro, Ezra D....

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Untitled Article [Newspaper Article] — Lancaster Farming — 24 February 1956

Straight, True 7-Snow Covered Rocky ground provided some _problems of the pit, County Agent Max Smith and in construction of this 78-by-8 foot trench Penn State Extension Agricultural Ensilo on the Hairy Griffith Farm operated gineer explain -items of cost, construction, by Robert C. Groff north of Quarryville, capacity and use. Around 40 attended the one of two stops on Friday's Lancaster session. (Lancaster Farming Staff Photo). County Trench Silo tour. At the far end

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Untitled Picture [Newspaper Article] — Lancaster Farming — 24 February 1956
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Untitled Article [Newspaper Article] — Lancaster Farming — 24 February 1956

Livestock Sums Is Depressed Steady, Market By David S. _Lovtnson, Reporter USDA Market News Bureau Lancaster, Feb. 21, (Two-day review) While receipts of livestock at the Lancaster stockyards the first two days this week were about the same as a week ago, another liberal offering at the major markets in the west was a depressing factor on this week's trading. Other lower pirce influences included a draggy dressed meat trade in eastern consuming centers. Slaughter steers and heifers at Lancaster sold on a steady to weak basis compared with late last week and some prices were 50c lower Particularly hard to sell were good and low choice shortfed steers _averaging 1200 lbs and over and some sales in these weights and grades rea ched the lowest levels of the cur rent season. Demand also slack ened ior cows and prices were 25-50c lower Bulls held steady, Replacements Slow In the face of recent price declines on fed steers farmers were reluctant to pay current prices for replac...

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Untitled Article [Newspaper Article] — Lancaster Farming — 24 February 1956

Thursday Sale Of Broilers Moves Lower Lancaster Poultry Exchange (Rohrerstown) (Sales Report, Sale #126, Thursday, Feb. 16, 1956)—Broiler prices moved a quarter cent lower Thursday of last week 'compared to the preceding Tuesday at the Lancaster Poultry Exchange An average of 22 29 was scored on 36 lots otalang 118,830 birds Thirty-six lots totaling 119,190 were listed. Thirty-three lots totaling 116,750 broilers sold from 21% to 23, averaging 22.29, two lots totaling 1700 Leghorn fowl sold at 18-ft and one lot of 380 caiponettes brought 30% cents Here are Thursday, sales by lot number, seller and grower, amount and breed, age by weeks and days, buyer and price. 16-1, Elvi.n Nolt, 6700 Red Vantress, '9-5, to Penna. Dutch Farms, 22%; 16-2, Elvm Nolt, 380 Red Vantress Caponettes_, 15 wks, to Ray W. Gibble, 30%; 16-3, Eugene Schlosnagle, 5600 Red Vantress, 9-1, to C- F. Manbeck, Inc, 22%; 16-4, ~ Eugene Schlosnagle, 2800 White Vantress, 9-1, to S E. Davis, 22V_4; 16-5, C. J. Hies...

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Untitled Article [Newspaper Article] — Lancaster Farming — 24 February 1956

Broilers Gain Cent a Pound In Tuesday Sale Lancaster Poultry Exchange (Rohrerstown) (Sales Report foi Tuesday, Feb 21)—Prices advanced almost a ceRt to bring the average up to 23 25 cents in the Tuesdav auction of broilers at the Lancaster Poultry Exchange. - Complete market reports by lots were unavailable due to the Washington Birthday holiday Listed, offered and sold were 11 lots totaling 37,400 birds that went m a price range of 22*4 to 24% cents a pound Top was paid for some canettes at 29 cents Daniel Good, Rl Columbia, paid the 241a cent top on broilers for 800 White Vantress crosses, ten weeks, three days old, grown by J Lloyd Rohrer, R7 Lancaster. _Bushing (John Garber-, 1900 White Vantress, 9-6, to Producers Cooperative Exchange, 22; 16-28, Mervin Miller, 600 Leghorn Fowl Yearlings, to Carl B. Risser, 18%; 16-29, Fred Bernhard, 360 White Vantress, 10-2, withdrawn p_'rior to sale. 16-30, Charles D. Warfel, II, 4350 White Mountains, 9-6, to Producers Cooperative Exch...

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Untitled Article [Newspaper Article] — Lancaster Farming — 24 February 1956

16-16, O. Kenneth McCracker (Eugene Weaver), 750 White Mountains, 9-2, to Walter B Lehman, 21%; 16-17,' Robert H Barr (J Clayton Charles) 570Q White Vantress, 9-3, to Victor F, Weaver, Inc., 22; 16-18, Norman Newcomer (Arthur), 2700 Meatpackers, 9-6, to Tilley's Poultry, 21%; 16-19, Miller & Bushong (H. Glenn Kauffman)_, 3000 Red Vaatress, 9-1, to Walter C Mellinger, 22%, 16-20, A. K. Earhart, 1300 White Vantress, 9 wks, to R J. Brendle, 22%; 16-21, Wenger's (Joe Deitz), 3000 Red Vantress, 10-2, to Grimes & Hauei, 22, 16-22, Allen E. Moyer, 1000 Red Vantress. 10 wks, to C. F. Manbeck, Inc., 22%; 16-23, Allen E. Moyer, 1000 Red Vantress, 9 wks, to Thomas M. Bross, 22; 16-24, Paul Metzler (Richard Thompson-, 8400 White Vantress, 8-5, ta Victor F. Weaver, Inc., 22%; 16-25, Earl L. Newcomer, 1600 Meatpackers, 9-6, to Roy E. Ream, 22; 16-26, Miller & Bushong, (Arthur Fowl), 6400 Indian River Cross * 10-2, to Harry H. Weaver, Jr, 22; 16-27, Miller &

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Untitled Article [Newspaper Article] — Lancaster Farming — 24 February 1956

The Weather Bureau's 30-day outlook with warmest weather along the Gulf for the period from mid-February to mid- ] Coast. ¦ \ March calls for temperatures to average Precipitation is expected to be subnorbelow normal in the western half of the mai in New England, the South Atlantic country, with greatest departures in the States, and the Southern Plains. In the Plateau Region. East of the Mississippi _Remainder of the nation above normal above normal _temperatures are predicted, amounts of rain and snow are indicated.

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