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Cigar Tobacco Value Exceeds $ 11 Millions [Newspaper Article] — Lancaster Farming — 16 March 1956

Cigar Tobacco Value Exceeds $ 11 Millions Based on an average of 27 2 cents per lb ; Pennsylvania farmers last year received an estimated $ 11 , 790 , 000 for their crop of filler tobacco , according to the Pennsylvania State Department of Agriculture . ~~ _- _~~ Hay led in value , with all types worth _- $ 95 , 788 , 000 , with corn next at $ 88 , 554 , 000 . Corn led in 1933 through 1952 . Highest Since 1950 • Gross returns on tobacco were the highest since 1950 , despite lower per-pound prices The value in 1954 was $ ll , 640 , 720 , _^ and in 1935—with a smaller crop— $ 9 , 438 , 000 This made a per acre 1955 value of $ 408 on 1500 lbs . The 1954 value was estimated . Wheat placed third at $ 30 , 592 ,- 000 , oats fourth at $ 23 , 187 , 000 , and vegetables fifth at $ 18 , 185 ,- 000 for both fresh market and processing . _^ Others by-Value Others by rank were : potatoes , $ 12 , 948 , 000 ; tobacco ; commercial apples $ 10 , 260 , 000 ; barley $ 7 ,- 930 , 000 , and peaches $ 5...

Publication Title: Lancaster Farming
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UNKNOWN [Newspaper Article] — Lancaster Farming — 16 March 1956

About Your Home By FRANCES DELL If your house is beginning to look old , shabby and drab , it is _itime to paint it . Whether or not you give it a full basement-to-roof job or just touch-up work , you will find you can give your home a complete new personality . Knowing what paint and equipment to buy is half the battle The first , and most important step is preparation of the surface to take and hold the paint . For this you will need rough sandpaper , steel wool , or a wire brush or a-scraper . Youll want ladders and cross planking for the upper reaches of the house . More Cans Needed In addition to the _Itemt , you will need extra cans for mixing , paddles for stirringstrainers for removing lumps and cloths for wiping up spatters . If possible , have some drop cloths for protecting your shrubbery and porch rooC iBuy only good brushes . A brush four-and-one-half to five inches across is best for painting large , areas . A sash brush is needed for narrow strips and a brush one-and-...

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Page 11 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Lancaster Farming — 16 March 1956

1 H & NEW HOLLAND New and Good Used FARM MACHINERY OF ALL KINDS Ds L . _Diem-& Sons * LITITZ Ph . 6-2131 LANDIS STONE MEAL CO Consult Us For The Best WHITE LILLY ALL PURPOSE MINERALS Agricultural Ground Limestone — Hard Poultry Grits Feed Mixing Calcium — Calcium — Stable Grits — Lime Spreading Service RHEEMS , PA . Call _Elizabethtown 7-2901 — Night Calls 7-2906

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Page 11 Advertisements Column 2 [Newspaper Article] — Lancaster Farming — 16 March 1956

278 R 2 175 QUAREYV 1 UE CONCRETE PRODUCTS CO THOMAS J . MATTHEWS , Gen . _Mjr . ~ * Concrete or Cinder Block Phone Chimney Block and Lintel Wolgemuth Bros ., Inc FOR & LIVESTOCK POULTRY Florin , Pennsylvania Phones : Mount Joy 3-9551 & 3-831 !

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It's The Law [Newspaper Article] — Lancaster Farming — 16 March 1956

Its The Law It s the Law with simple answers is offered by LANCASTER FARMING in cooperation with the _Pennsylvania Bar Association- General interest questions arV welcomed , and will be answered as soon as possible . Let- _^ rs- must be si gned . Answer will not be published on a specified , requested day . Questions cannot be answered by mail , and LANCASTER FARMING will reject any inquiry which is not of general public interest . Address all inquiries to Its the Law , LANCASTER FARMING _Quarryyille , Pa . % . I would like to know if there is any way to have some savings bonds changed They were bought several years ago . At that time my father was living and he was my beneficiary , but he has since died . I have sisters , but I would like to leave the bonds to a little girl in my care She is no km and has not been adopted by me Her parents are not living Is ithere a way to get these bonds chaftiged over in her name Some of the bonds have reached maturity . A . B A- If the savings b...

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Farm Calendar [Newspaper Article] — Lancaster Farming — 16 March 1956

Farm Calendar ( If you wish your Coming Events listed in these colums , write a card or letter to LANCASTER FARMING , Quarryville , Pa . Be sure to include name of sender . — Editor ) . MARCH March 12-16 , Second Grassland Farming Short Course , Pennsylvania State XJ . March 12-17—Philalelphia Flower Show . March 16—Tobacco demonstration , John M Warfel Farm , Rl Mount Joy , 8 30 a . m _TVIarch 17 Farm Women 13 entertain Society 4 , Farm Bureau Building , Lancaster , 2 pm . March 17 Meeting to study Conestoga Valley Assn . formation , Millersville s Men s Hall . 7 : 30 p . m . Millersville Fire Hall . March 17—Farm Women 8 , home of Mrs . Roy Greider , RD , Mount Joy , 2 pjn . March 17— Farm Women 18 entertain Farm Women 16 , 1 : 00 p . hi . luncheon meeting , Farm Bureau Building , Lancaster . March 17—Farm Women 9 , food sale , Mrs Jeanne Breneman , Rl Conestoga , hostess . March 17— -Farm Women 3 , Brcckerville Fire Hall , Mrs . Charles Weachter , Hopeland , hostess ; Speakers—Lo...

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March 14-April 15 Bans on Fishing Are Restricted [Newspaper Article] — Lancaster Farming — 16 March 1956

March 14-April 15 Bans on Fishing Are Restricted HARRIS BURG — Pennsyvania anglers were reminded today by William Voigt , Jr , Executive Director of the Fish Commission , that the March 14 _; o April 15 ban . on fishing in the Commonwealth _# _ill apply only to ponds , lakes and sections of streams and rivers that have been stocked with trout during the past year or scheduled for such stocking prior to April 15 The 1951 Act of Legislature which placed many of the States wateis out of bounds during the month preceding trout season , even though they were not trout wateis , was amended late last year The amended act became effective immediately and re-opened hundreds of miles of streams and many lakes and ponds to early season fishermen seeking suckers and panfish Closed March 14 — April 15 Meanwhile , waters which have been or about to be stocked with trout wills again be closed to all fishing from midmght , March 14 to 5 a m , April 15 In further explanation of the act , the Commiss...

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UNKNOWN [Newspaper Article] — Lancaster Farming — 16 March 1956

Brownback s 4 H Club _Social in Chester County About eighty persons attended a social given by the Brownback s - 4-H Club- in Chester County lecently . A variety program was given by members and friends of the organization Dorothy Slick opened the entertainment with a piano solo The entire group sang Old McDonald Had a Farm Mrs Joseph Placido gave several humorous readings . Mrs . Herbert Davis played three numbers with sheep bells Trombone solos were played by Miss Slick . This was followed by tricks of magic by Sam Brunner Miss Gloria Annette White played two numbers on the marimba Several numbers were sung by Jean Graham , Dorothy Slick , and Joan Keeley They were accompanied on the piano by Joyce Miller . Dennis F Abe , Assistant County Agent , said he was greatly impressed by the large number ot . parents attending the meeting He urged them to back the local leader in Club Work Cake and punch was seived . Mrs William Keeley , club leader , planned the entire program . Persons s...

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UNKNOWN [Newspaper Article] — Lancaster Farming — 16 March 1956

Wayne Miller New Red Rose Beef , Lamb President Wajne Miller , Rl Mount Joy , will be president of the Lancaster County Red Rose 4-H Baby Beel and Lamb Club during the coming year Mr Millers election , and election of other officers , took place Wednesday night last week in the John Henry Neff School at _Neffsville . Others elected were- Donald Herr , Refton , vice president , Gladys Sangrey , R 2 Lititz , secretary , Janet Gibble , R 3 Elizabethtown , assistant secretary , Bruce Boyd , Rl Ephrata , treas ¬ urer , Harvey Greider , R 4 Manheim , assistant treasurer , Songleaders Glowa Brubaker , Rl Ephrata and Jerry Brenner , Millersville , Game Leaders Rob ert Becker , R 2 Mount Joy , and Harold Frey , Rl Lancaster . Herbert Frey , Rl Lancaster and Donald Herr R 2 Quarryville , were elected news reporters . The following club leaders were reelected Fred Linton _, R 2 Quarryville ; Ira Rutt , Peach Bottom , Mylm Good , Rl Lancaster , Victor Longeneeker , R 3 Elizabethtown , Jay -Niss...

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Scene of Fire Near Oxford in Which 12 Died [Newspaper Article] — Lancaster Farming — 16 March 1956

Scene of Fire Near Oxford in Which 12 Died A mass funeral was held Monday for 12 An inquest , ordered by Chester county members of the John L . Twyman family , authorities , was conducted by Deputy burned to death when their home near Coroner Ernest Schneider , Oxford , in the Oxford was destroyed by fire . Union Fire Co . Building . It was ordered Over 200 people attended the services by District Attorney John E . Stively , West at the Cauffman Funeral Home , Oxford . Chester . Rev . Lloyd Kreider , pastor of the Lincoln Shown above is the debris remaining University Mennonite chapel officiated . from the two-room dwelling . What was left The victims , Mr . Twyman s wife , nine chil- of the house had to be torn apart in order dren and two grand-children were buried to facilitate removal of the bodies . ( Staff in two graves at Calvary Cemetery . Photo . > •

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UNKNOWN [Newspaper Article] — Lancaster Farming — 16 March 1956

APRIL _f April 1—Sacred Concert , Memorial Methodist Choir , Quarryville , 7 : 45 p m . April 2—New Holland Community 4-H Club meeting April 3—County Farm Women s Society Executive Board , 2 pm , home of Mrs . Henry Reist , Rl Mount Joy

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Page 12 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Lancaster Farming — 16 March 1956

FURNACE OIL By uiing TEX VCO _FU iNA . CE OIL you cm _alwayi Count On A Warm Home CALL US FOR Garber Oil 1 QUICK SERVICE Company MOUNT JOY PHONE 3-9331 _PENMA

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Page 12 Advertisements Column 2 [Newspaper Article] — Lancaster Farming — 16 March 1956

A . H . BURKHOLDER JOHN D . GRAHAM TELEPHONE 175 TELEPHONE- 37 _O-RJ BURKHOLDER * & GRAHAM AND EXCAVATING ASPHALT PAVING TELEPHONE 1 O 9-R-2 QUARRYVtLLE . PA

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Square Foot Per Bird Said Good As 3 . 5 Sq . Feet [Newspaper Article] — Lancaster Farming — 16 March 1956

Square Foot Per Bird Said Good As 3 . 5 Sq . Feet _PROGRESS REPORT —NO . 41 Pennsylvania Agriculture _Experiment Station The ; Pennsylvania State University . University _Faflc , Pa . With only one square fopti of floor space per - bird ) , the 270 _^ White Leghorn layers in the experimental solar poultry house at Penn State are laying as _> consistently high as those with the recommended 3 % square feet per bird . ¦ Dr . G- 0 . Bressler , in charge of the Studies , reports that the birds hatched last May , theii reared on range last summer , and _housed in late October averaged 77 iper cent production in Januaiy . THen . in February egg production rose to 80 per cent , with a peak of 83 per cent , as -the birds took turns in the Battery of individual wall nests in the house . Betters Earlier Tests Actually , this performance _^ is better than three years ago when the solar house was used in studies that gave THe layers 1 . 9 _square / eet of floor space per bird , Dr . B...

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UNKNOWN [Newspaper Article] — Lancaster Farming — 16 March 1956

JUICY GRAPEFRUIT HAS SMOOTH SKIN Looking for a juicy grapefruit Then choose one that has a smooth , thin skin , advises Elsie Bamesberger , extension consumer information specialist of _„ the Pennsylvania State _University Grapefruit with a coarse skin or one that is puffy or _^ _spgnjjjy isnt a good buyThis season s crop is large and boasts of quality . Use the spark ling freshness of grapefruit as a contrast to heavy winter mealsBroiled _grapeifiruit adds a zestful finish to < a dinner IT HAPPENED IN KANSAS The horse ambled along for a short distance and then stopped This procedure was repeated several times . A curious bystander approached the farmer and asked kindly- Is your horse sick ? Nope , answered the farmer : he s so afraid Ill say whoa and he wont hear me , that he stops every once in a while to _listeivthree doses , about two weeks apart , in the spring plus several later in the season , seemed to be sufficient to control the disease , he reports . In additio...

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Bee Diseases Newest Field of Wonder Drugs [Newspaper Article] — Lancaster Farming — 16 March 1956

Bee Diseases Newest Field of Wonder Drugs PROGRESS REPORT —No . 12 Pennsylvania Agriculture Experiment Station The Pennsylvania State University University Park , Pa . Use of antibiotics for diseases of bees is the _latent application of the modern wonder drugs Prof . E . J . Anderson heads the apiary research at the Pennsylvania Agriculture Experiment Station and he reports promising results in using terramycin for control of one of the most serious diseases of bees—American Foulbrood . The terramycin was mixed with powdered sugarin several proportions and dusted between the supers of the hives Prof . Anderson -finds the terramycin as effective , and in several cases , more effective than sulfathiazole which previously had been used to control the costly disease . The new material has several advantages over the sufa product in that it is more easily applied , less honey must be removed from the hive , and bees have not shown resistance to the materials- • Terramycin was used on th...

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Pullets Thrive in Close Quarters [Newspaper Article] — Lancaster Farming — 16 March 1956

Pullets Thrive in Close Quarters One square foot per bird was _^ alloted this year to 2 , 730 pullets housed in the Solar Laying House at the Pennsylvania State University Agricultural Experiment Station . High egg production , 75 to 83 per cent in winter months , indicates that they did not object to close neighbors . This is the fifth year of use of the Solar House in which the birds are roosted , fed and watered over droppings pits fitted with mechanical cleaners . Large insulated glass windows facing due south capture heat from the sun . Thorough insulation and thermostatically controlled , pressurized inlet ventilation keep winter temperatures _ around 55 degrees and the litter dust dry . ( See accompanying story ) .

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UNKNOWN [Newspaper Article] — Lancaster Farming — 16 March 1956

CUTTING REMARK A certain minister , while preaching said that every blade of grass was a sermon . The next day he was busying himself by mowing his lawn when a parishioner passing shouted , That s right , reverend , cut your sermons short . PUBLIC SALE HELD At a public sale field recently on the Isaac Riehl farm , Green Tree , two tractors sold for $ 1 , 555 and $ 1 , 310 . Other prices included : bale elevator _, $ 294 ; side rake , $ 255 ; transplanter , $ 223 ; egg washer , $ 80 ; and egg grader , $ 77 . 50 .

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