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Untitled Article [Newspaper Article] — Lancaster Farming — 9 March 1956

Egg Output In January Falls Lower HARRISBURG — For the first time in nearly five yeais, egg production on Pennsylvania •farms this January dropped below the output for the same month of the previous year, Dr. William L Henning, State, Secretary of Agriculture, announced today. Over a period of 57 months — since Apnl 1951 — egg,production in the State was record high for each succeeding month 'until January' 1956 -when it declined 16 per cent ifrom January of last year, he declared following Federal-State surveys. From 321 to 316 Million January * output totaled 316 naillion compared with 321 million for the same month last year. Dr. Henning said the number of layers at 19,354,000 was down 192,000 from a year earlier-He also reported that Pennsylvania milk production this January at 518 million lbs was ilh« highest of record for that month and 4 4 per cent above the 'previous high registered for January 1955. The estimated number of milk cows -this January is 942.000 head, 7_...

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Untitled Article [Newspaper Article] — Lancaster Farming — 9 March 1956

Meat Industry Not Immune to Rising Costs CHICAGO—Following is com ment by the American Meat 'Institude with respect to some of the subjects which were discussed 'at the meeting here of the National Swine Industry Committee SPREADS On the question of spreads, the meat business has not been immune from the rising costs which bJave characterized all business operation during recent years. Farmers -themselves have felt them. Operating expenses in the meat packing industry increased irom $1,073,000,000 m 1949 to $2,650,000,000 in 1954, an advance of 34 per cent Wages Cost $50 Million - Figures for 1955 are not yet available, except that a wage increase last August is estimated to have added $50 millions annually to the industry's wage cost. Incidentally, this wage increase on an annual basis amounted to more than the earnings of _<the entire meat packing industry m 1954. Roughly half of the packers' _expanse margin represents compensation of employees. Costs of supplies an...

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Untitled Article [Newspaper Article] — Lancaster Farming — 9 March 1956

Farm Price Average Off Six Points HARRISBURG — Dr. William L Henning; State Secretary oi Agriculture, today said the in dex of prices received by Pennsylvania farmers dropped six points- during the r month ended February 15- There was no change in tne national index for ¦the month, he pointed out. - A sharp drop in the average price received by farmers for eggs , contributed most to the Pennsylvania decline, Dr, Henning explained.. The _^down-trend in;egg ipriees " was tempered some; what by a less than usual seasonal drop in prices received for wholesale milk, he added. Between June and September of 1955 ithe -Pennsylvania.. index for all principal fann products showed advances following a three-month period of decline. The index advanced one point in December but dropped four points in January and another six points in February, Department records show. The Pennsylvania ipnce index in mid-February, at 233 per cent of the 19X0-14 base average, was ime points below the same da...

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Untitled Article [Newspaper Article] — Lancaster Farming — 9 March 1956

f Fishing Open In Parts of 11 County Streams HARRISBURG — Parts of 11 Lancaster County streams! were removed from the list of local waters in which all fishing Was prohibited from March 15 to April 15, it was announced by William Voigt, Jr, executive director of the Pennsylvania Fish Commission. Here are the streams and the areas no longer affected by the ban: LITTLE;'CHXCKIES—16 miles upstream from mouth on Big Chickies just below Marietta. BIG CHICKIES—15 miles upstream from mouth on Susquehanna just below Marietta. COCALICO CREEK—20 miles upstream from Juncture with Big Conestoga near Oregon. BIG CONESTOGA CREEK — 50 miles upstream Ifrom mouth at Safe Harbor <to headwaters. LITTLE CONESTOGA CREEK — From Shreiner's Station near Oreville downstream to mouth on Big Conestoga below Rock Hill. CONEWAGO CREEK — Upstream from mouth on Susquehanna near Falmouth. CONOY CREEK — Entire length of stream from mouth on Susquehanna near Billmyer. MILL CREEK — Entire length of s...

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Untitled Article [Newspaper Article] — Lancaster Farming — 9 March 1956

Delps of Oxord Named Members Of Guernsey Club PETERBOROUGH, N. H — Graham J- & Martha E. Delp of Prunerose Farmm Oxford have been elected to membership" in the Ameraoan Guernsey Cattle Club, -non-profit agricultural organization serving over 40,000 _pmebrqd Guernsey breeders throughout the United States. They started with purebred Guernseys in 1946 and now own 40 head. They hope to maintain a herd of 50 milking cows. They are selling Golden Guernsey Milk. The American Guernsey Cattle Club records the registration of purebred Guernseys — those whose ancestry can be traced back to the Isle >of Guernsey, original home of, the breed. The AGCC also records the results of official production tests; and, through Golden Guernsey, Incorporated, supervises the marketing of Goldan Guernsey Milk

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Untitled Article [Newspaper Article] — Lancaster Farming — 9 March 1956

| Purina Feed Dealers Meet - ' Ralston-Purina dealers and .friends — recently.-Here is a general view of the 300 strong — attended the Turkey meeting audience gathered in the ball room for part sponsored by the St. Louis firm at "the of the interesting, informative program-American Legion Home in Palmyra, Pa., (Spohn Studio Photo). " .

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Untitled Article [Newspaper Article] — Lancaster Farming — 9 March 1956

Leukemia, a leading cause of death among children, is a type of cancer that involves the bloodforming organs. Cancer kills more children m the United States than any other disease, the American Cancer Society says

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Untitled Ad [Newspaper Article] — Lancaster Farming — 9 March 1956

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Untitled Ad [Newspaper Article] — Lancaster Farming — 9 March 1956

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Untitled Ad [Newspaper Article] — Lancaster Farming — 9 March 1956

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Untitled Ad [Newspaper Article] — Lancaster Farming — 9 March 1956

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Untitled Article [Newspaper Article] — Lancaster Farming — 9 March 1956

New Penn Hill Phone Exchange Building Starts Friendly Farmers Hear Rev. Knecht Walls are rising on the new Penn Hill Exchange of the Pennsylvania Community Telephone Co at ithe intersection of Highways 222 'and 72 just north of Wakefield. In official ceremonies April 26, William Tollinger and J. Rankin Wiley laid the first bricks of the 20 by 24 unattended" dial center that eventually will serve territory now under the Hensel exchange. •Mr. Tollinger is owner of the land from which the telephone building (tract was purchased. Mr. Wiley is Lancaster County clerk of quarter sessions court and Quarryville-Waikefield busi ness man. Also attending was Ross Kimball, equipment engineer from Wellsboro-Completion date has been set as Nov. 19 when some 410 subscribers will cut over to dial telephone under KImbalI-8 prefix. At the start, there will be 150 lines, 700 terminals on the termin_^l-per-station equipment. It will serve subscribers in part of East Drumore, Fulton and Little ...

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Untitled Article [Newspaper Article] — Lancaster Farming — 9 March 1956

Stumpf Cow in Holstein PR List of Month Brattleboro, ' Vt.— Among re _gistered Holstein-Fnesian cows in Pennsylvania whose recently completed production records were recorded by the Advanced Registry - Department of The Holsein-Fnesian Association of America are the following Owned by H M Gans, _~ Gans—Ebonite Julia Ona Wayne, 14,983 lbs m&, 555 lbs butterfat, milked two times daily, 327 days, 2 3'ears 7 months of age Aver¬ age quarts daily 21. Owned by William P Musselman, Newi<.ow.i—Carnation Lola Leading Lady, 24,350 lbs milk, 870 lbs butterfat, milked 2 times daily, 365 days, 4 years 11 months 6f age. Average quaits daily. 31. Owned by John G Stumpf, Lancaster —Carnation Skylark Violet 10, 12,980 lbs milk, 516 lbs butterfat, milked 3 times daily, 345 days, 3 years 8 months of age Average quarts daily. 18 Owned by Lewis Zimmerman, Lehighton—Zimmerman Par Star Penny, 26,591 lbs milk, 953 lbs butterfat, milked 3. times daily, 365 days, 5 years 9 months of age. ...

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Untitled Article [Newspaper Article] — Lancaster Farming — 9 March 1956

First Bricks Laid At Penn Hill Phone Exchange In official ceremonies on Thursday morning, the first bricks were laid at the new Pennsylvania Community Telephone Co. unattended dial center building at the intersection of ¦highways 222 and 72, just north of Wakefield- Officiating at the event were J. Rankin Wiley, clerk of Lancaster County Quarter "Sessions Court "and Quarryville-Wakefield businessman, and William' Tollinger, owner of the land from which the tract was "purchased. Shown above, left to right, are Rosa Kimball, company equipment engineer; William A. Frutchey, district manager; Mr. Wiley; Mr. Tollinger; Luther Davis, construction engineer; and brickayers James A. Tierney and Earl A. Potts. (Staff Photo.)

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Untitled Article [Newspaper Article] — Lancaster Farming — 9 March 1956

Pennsy Bean Crop Value _Tops Ten-Year Average Pennsylvania farmers received almost 40 per cent more money for their green bean crop ±rom canners and freezers in 1955 than they bad averaged over the past 10 years, according to the Amencan Can Company. D J De Land, Pennsylvania representative of the can-making firm, said that Pennsylvania farmers received $1,102,000 for the bean crops destined for canning and freezing in 1955, compared with the previous 10-years' average of $866,000 Although less acres of the crop were harvested than in 1954, the 1955 production total was above the ten-year average, Mr De Land said He noted that the nationwide green bear crop was worth more than $34 million to farmers, almost $8 million above the previous 10-year average from processors.

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Untitled Ad [Newspaper Article] — Lancaster Farming — 9 March 1956

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Untitled Article [Newspaper Article] — Lancaster Farming — 9 March 1956

News Report From Washington Washington, —Secret' reports by diplomats, pouring into capitals m every part' of the world, indicate that many observers in the Midle East expect war to break out in this area of theworld this spring. There are those who say such an outcome is inevitable Because Russia has begun to furnish arms for the Arab countries, Israel is placed in the exact position in which Germany found itself, in 1941. 20 Times Manpower The Arab countries around tiny Israel boast a population that gives Arab Army commanders 20 times the manpower available to Israel But, as yet, this manpower is largely untrained, and the Arab armies, are small and generally not modernly equipped As of right now, the Israeli Army could probably defend itself successfully against the combined forces of the Arab countries The most efficient Arab Army is that of Egypt, which has been rushing rearmament at a furious pace There _aie some who believe Israel would win a war, if it were touched off ...

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Untitled Article [Newspaper Article] — Lancaster Farming — 9 March 1956

10—Lancaster Farming, Friday, March 9, 1956 Official 1955 Game Kill PENNSYLVANIA GAME COMMISSION . SPECIES Season of 1955* Season of 1954_* Number _t Number Deer, Legal Antlered ... 45,044** 40,915*** D_£er Legal Antlerless .. 41,111 (closed) Total Deer 86,155 40,915 _Bti_0&<* ,..:.. 363 722 Rabbits' 1,792,710 1,537,722 Hargs_^_SnowshoesX 2,192 2,736 Hungarian Partridges ... (closed) - , (closed) Squirrels 918,345 721,933 _llaecooHsr 104,385 101,980 Wad Turkeys 17,994 16,202 Ruffed Grouse 64 _> 185 53,643 Ringneck Pheasants 466,997 428,149 Quail 7,811 7,097 Rails, Gallinules & Coots 7,709 6,257 Woodcocks 12,246 , 11,816 Graekles (Blackbirds) ... # # Wild Waterfowl 67,416 53,791 Woodchucks 336,455 329,658 Doves 21,033 19,954 ' - Total Number 3,905,996 3,332,256 * Small Game, based on Field Officers estimates; Big Game, based on individual reports filed by hunters. * Includes _T19 Deer killed during the 1955 Special Archery Season. ***Includes 55 Deer k...

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Untitled Article [Newspaper Article] — Lancaster Farming — 9 March 1956

State Output of Pork 5 Per Cent Up During 1956 HARRISBURG — Production of poric from the annual spring crops of pigs raised on Pennsyl-, v ._aia3-,-;farms should advance by i Saggfe-cent this year over last, the _ji_^M^*Bep'artment of Agriculture •ianOTflfleed today following Crop _^ Reporting " Service .surveys Na-1 _tionaljbf_, the outlook "is "for a ] " spring pig crop 2 per cent below last ; year.' S jWSrafSrs' reports on breeding intentions for the spring of 195f — pigs born between Dec 1, 195E and June 1, 1956 — indicate 81,-000 sows to farrow, 5 per cent more than in the springof 1955, but 2 per cent belew average, the Department said- - If ithese intentions materialize and the number of pigs saved per litter equals the spring average, this year's spring pig crop should total, 567,000 head or 28,000 more than for the same period m 1955, the survey showed . Last year 1,008,000 pigs were raised on Pennsylvania farms, an increiase of 9 per cent from the 1954 crop, but 4 ...

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Untitled Article [Newspaper Article] — Lancaster Farming — 9 March 1956

Look — It's Almost Spring Don't let those occasional snows and there's a touch of spring in the'air. Due _snappy mornings convince you spring is apologies to the youngsters above for any far, far away. There's evidence here — _reference to _gnjundhog, but they seem to with some Lancaster County piglets' — be either sensing Spring — or perhaps that the prediction of the Slumbering another meal-time? Lodge of Groundhogs may ring true, v

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