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Page 2 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Lancaster Farming — 16 March 1956
KILL GARLIC NOW ! IN PASTURE LAND WITH 1 gal 3 45 5 gal 17 50 15 gal ( 3-5 s ) 43 50 WEEDONE LV-4 1 gal 5 75 5 gal . 27 50 15 gal ( 3-5 s ) 7425 BRUSH KILLER 32 1 gal 7 25 5 gal 32 . 50 P . L . ROHRER &amp; BRO .. INC . SMOKETOWN Ph . Lane . 2-2659 321 MORE EGGS a month per 100 birds AMES IN-CROSS HYBRIDS did that in farm tests that stacked the new hybrid against the best of standard breeds . Eve ry egg is the large snowy-white kind too . Youll be tickled pink with the production this new breed gives to _? our flock . MT . HOPE LEGHORNS are . the tried and true layers . Through the years the Mt . Hope Leghorn has been tops in production of quality eggs on a minimum of feed . Goldfus produces only 100 % purebred Mt . Hope Leghorns to give you all of the best qualities of the original breeding . START YOUR LAYERS NOW TO HIT THAT HIGH PRICED EGG MARKET THIS FALL ! Order your chicks today . _^ i _^ GolJf u s _tf&amp;tdenUa-, l « c 3 , Lititz Pa . Phone — 62407
Page 2 Advertisements Column 3 [Newspaper Article] — Lancaster Farming — 16 March 1956
you CAN send a boy to do a man s work ! with America s easiest-to-own , easiest-to-use utility tractor SIMPLICITY 5 H . P . MODEL V with Ltver Sear Shift , All-Gear ~ Transmission , 3 Forward Speeds AND _Rtvirse 1 only S 335 _/ K ) attachments txtra _^ So easy to use , so rugged and versatile that n does a man-size job on dozens of farm , garden and yard jobs — that s Simplicity ! Compare feature for feature , and youll find Simplicity offering greatest performance at lowest cost ! 2 % H _f MODEL Ft POPULAR FAVORITE With lever gear 2 &gt;/ _i H P . MODEL LR shift , 6 forward With 2 forward speeds and reverse speeds and reverse $ 235 00 $ 185 . 00 ? attachments extra Snavely s Farm Service NEW HOLLAND Phone 4-2214 / Pacemaker makes the difference What * difference ! Baby chicks thrive on Eastern States PACEMAKER . Growth is rapid . Feathers come fast . Mortality is low . PACEMAKER builds strong , healthy chicks at low cost . Eastern States PACEMAKER is : high in _^ j _asg _. ...
Farm Price Index For Pennsylvania [Newspaper Article] — Lancaster Farming — 16 March 1956
Farm Price Index For Pennsylvania ( Continued from Page One ) December but dropped four points in January and another six points in February , Department records show . The Pennsylvania price index m _mid-Febrciary , at 233 per cent of the 1910-1 % base average , was nine points below the same date last year , a Federal-State survey showed . The national index remained steady at 226 . Pennsylvania crop prices registered a seven-point index advance from January 15 . Dr . Hennmg said this was due to seasonal increases in prices received for grainsand an advance of 10 cents a bushel received by farmers for ootatoes These combined to more than offset a slight _declined the pVice of hay . Apples advanced five cents a bushel Livestock off Nine Points There wa s a decline of nine points or four per cent in the index of prices received for livestock and livestock products , including milk and eggs , Dr Henning said Poultry and eggs showed a drop of 25 points or 12 per cent Although both , f...
Steel Shortage Delays Bridge Work [Newspaper Article] — Lancaster Farming — 16 March 1956
Steel Shortage Delays Bridge Work Piers and abutments or the Pequea Creek Bridge on Highway 222 near Refton — _poujed last October — still await steel that has been on order some time . Here is a scene , taken by a Staff photographer , just as a dynamite blast was set off on the east side of the roadway just north of the bridge . At the left is the narrow old bridge , scene of innumerable accidents , on a sharp cornerthat will be eliminated by a sweeping curve alongside the Raymond T Witmer farm . According to Joe Dunkel , construction superintendent for J . D . Eckman , paving contractor , the small bridge at Weavers corner has been completed , the steel in place , the concrete set . Otherwise grade work on the road project , which will eliminate several treacherous corners , is progressing satisfactorily , the paper was advised . ( Lancaster Farming Staff Photo )
E-Town Kiwanis Club Honors 22 Local Farmers [Newspaper Article] — Lancaster Farming — 16 March 1956
E-Town Kiwanis Club Honors 22 Local Farmers • _Twenty-itwo Elizabethtown area farmers were recent guests of the Elizabethtown Kiwanis Clubs annual Farmers Night recently . Speaker war Chris M . Nissley , . sales and research supervisor for the commonwealth , and assistant superintendent of the western and northeastern areas of the _itate for Hoffman Seed Co . A 35-mmute film giving the history of corn was shown Mr . Nissley was born on a farm-near Landisville For eight years he was a Lancaster County science teacher , and spent 33 months in the European theater during the war , returning as a captain He joined Hoffman Seed Co shortly before World War II 50 TH ANNIVERSARY Feinwood Grange is making plans to celebrate its 50 th anniversary , and a committee has been named for that purpose Members are Musetta McCellen , Margaret Webster , Lillian Reese , Alice Webster , George Stroud , Nora Coates and Milhcent James
UNKNOWN [Newspaper Article] — Lancaster Farming — 16 March 1956
Eugene Buckwalter To Head 4-H Club Eugene Buckwalter ,- R 2 Lititz , will head the Lititz-Manheim communnty 4-H Club . He was named at _^ a meeting m the Fairland School . Others elected were Melvm Graybill , R 2 Lititz , vice president ; Glady Sangrey , R 2 , Lititz , secretary ; Marion Graybul , R 3 Manheim , treasurer ; James Graybill , R 2 Lititz , news reporter ; Lois Shenk , R 2 Lititz , and Melvin Martin , R 2 _Lititz , game leaders ; and Nancy Newcomer , R 2 Lititz , song leader ~ Egypt and the World Bank recently announced agreement oh a $ 200 million loan to start building Aswan High Dam .
Page 3 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Lancaster Farming — 16 March 1956
Grand Opening of KAYLOR BROS . NEW PLACE OF BUSINESS Located on Rt . 23 Q 2 Miles East of Elizabetktown TUESDAY , MARCH 20 th AFTERNOON AND EVENING COME AND BRING THE FAMILY First Showing of the NEW Case 300 . . . A Full 3-Plow Tractor , the Case 400 and Other New Case Equipment * NEW HARDWARE &amp; SUPPLIES DEPT . * NEW REPAIR SHOP — LARGE _ENOUGH TO SERVICE ANY TYPE OF FARM EQUIPMENT SPECIAL MOVIES AT 7 P . M . VALUABLE DOOR PRIZES—FREE REFRESHMENTS KAYLOR BROS RT . 230 — 2 MI . EAST OF ELIZABETHTOWN
Millarden Angus Sale Top $ 6500 To Coloradoans [Newspaper Article] — Lancaster Farming — 23 March 1956
Millarden Angus Sale Top $ 6500 To Coloradoans By ERNEST J . NEILL Annville , Pa . — This sale proves what International Livestock Exposition grand champions can do in boosting average prices , one midwestern fieldman remarked following the Saturday sale of _Millarden Farms Angus here . SUMMARY &lt; Total Average 4 Bulls $ 6 , 675 $ 1 , 668 46 Females $ 78 , 525 $ 1 , 707 50 Lots $ 85 , 200 $ 1 , 704 Topping the sale was lot 45 , the July 9 , 1954 cow Millarden Blackbird 80 , going at $ 6 , 500 to Haystack Angus Ranch , Longmont , Colo . This summer yearling show heifer was sired by Prince Eric 2 d of Angus Valley out of Evader s Grenadier Blackbird FP , from the famed Fair Promise herd . She sold bred to Ankoman OB 13 th , the 1955 International Grand Champion bull . Approximately 800 There This was Millarden Farms second annual prodrction sale , marking 20 or more years of Angus breeding . The stands in the sale barn were crowded : with ap ¬ proximately 800 persons from al...
County Digs Out From Snows as Spring Arrives [Newspaper Article] — Lancaster Farming — 23 March 1956
County Digs Out From Snows as Spring Arrives Moisture that will benefit Lancaster County crops came with one of the _ worst snowstorms in years , that closed many rural roads on the eve of Spring Some snow arrived Friday . More came Sunday morning , and by Monday Holtwood measured 15 inches of snow on the ground . Snowplows were on the job early and constantly where they could travel , but drifts as high as 12 feet cut off sections of Martie Townhip from the rest of the world . Not For The Birds This weather was strictly not for the birds- Robins sought shelter from the storm wherever they- could . Many persons placed food in protected spots for the harbingers of Spring that arrived on the correct date but iced up ( Out on Route 7 , Lancaster , Raymond H . Rohrer advised Lancaster Farming a tame landed pigeon arrived at 2 p . m . _in the . storm and took up residence with the Rohrers until he is found again . I know he s lost , Mr . Rohrer told , for he s tame and is carrying a numb...
In Southern Lancaster County [Newspaper Article] — Lancaster Farming — 23 March 1956
In Southern Lancaster County Antarctic Vet Snowbound on Visit By LF Staff Reporter _^ . Lancaster County snows stalled a recent Antarctic visitor . South Pole conversation seemed too appropriate when snows last Monday peppered down outside the window , when evergreens were capped with white and icicles hung from branches . But t _»* Hal Plupps , Peach Bottom , who just came _jjack from the land where it can get 175 degrees below zero , there is . little basis for comparison _^ -In Operation Deep-Freeze Hal , 22 , the son of Mr- and Mrs . Vernon P Phipps , down on the Pennsylvania-Maryland border , participated in the Navy s • Operation Deep-Freeze with Admiral Richard E Byrd , and lived aboard ship during the Dec . 24 to Feb 15 stay Winter here is summer in the Antarctic . The sun was shining — 24 hours a day , it was fairly warm , and you could go around in your shirt sleeves if the wind didnt hit you , Hal told The worst trouble was , the weather was too warm , he continued . Ice ...
Senate Passes Farm Measure , Now to House [Newspaper Article] — Lancaster Farming — 23 March 1956
Senate Passes Farm Measure , Now to House WASHINGTON — The Senate this week passed the multi-billion dollar farm bill with forecasts a presidential veto may follow . Senator Allen J-. &lt; Ellender ( Democrat - Louisiana ) warned high price supports on milk without production controls could drag the whole farm program down . Supporters of the administration hoped to knock out a section- of the measure that raised minimum price supports on milk used in manufactured foods from 75 to 80 per cent and changing the base period for figuring parity At present it is supported between 75 and 90 per cent , now at 82 per cent or about $ 3 . 15 cwt : Under __ the Soil-Bank proposal , farmers could receive up to $ 1 ,- 200 , 000 , 000 this year by withdrawing land from crop use and shifting work to conservation Price supports would be denied farmers not complying with the soil-bank plan The bill now moves to the House for action Tomato Contracts Sharply Higher Sharply increased prices are...
UNKNOWN [Newspaper Article] — Lancaster Farming — 23 March 1956
* _. Springtime , Wintertime Many Lancaster County farms were had been rolled and stored , causing many caught this week-on the eve of Spring with . rural roads to drift shut . This unusual their snow , fences , down . Scenes , as the one storm of fine , powdery , blowing snow helpabove were common throughout the Gar- ed much to supply adequate subsoil moisden Spot Monday , but often snow fencing ture to start this Spring s crops .
Hogs Advance , Top $ 15 ; Edge On Cattle Lost [Newspaper Article] — Lancaster Farming — 23 March 1956
Hogs Advance , Top $ 15 ; Edge On Cattle Lost By David S . Lorenson , Reporter USDA Market News Bureau WEDNESDAC TQ WEDNESDAY REVIEW Lancaster , March 22—Cattle 3 , 732 , week ago 3 , 500 Bulk of the cattle offering at Lancaster was spread out over a three-da &gt; penad this week due to storm conditions . As the week opened sellers had some success an pushing prices slightly higher early on the moderate offering of cattle , however the _edge-was off the trade . by 10 30 Monday mdrnmg , and slaughter steers and heifeio by Wednesday were no more than steady with a week ago Slaughter steers and yearlings found the best outlet mainly on weights 1 , 100 lbs and lighter Cows sold in an active trade and were 25-50 c higher than a week ago , bulls strong to 25 c higher . Prime $ 22 . 50 , Scarce Liberal supplies of stackers and feeders were offered this week totaling around 50 per cent of the receipts Trading was slow , influenced mainly by the weather and prices held mostly steady ...
Thursday Sale Of Broilers Half Cent Off [Newspaper Article] — Lancaster Farming — 23 March 1956
Thursday Sale Of Broilers Half Cent Off Broilers Off Half Cent in Tuesday Trade Lancaster Poultry Exchange ( Rohrerstown Pa ) ( Sales Report —Sale 134 , Thursday , March 15 , 1956 )—Broiler prices Thursday declined a half cent , with a range of 19 % to 24 V _4 cents on broilers , an average of 22 83 c Thirtyseven lots totaling 111 , 575 birds were listed and offered , 32 lots totaling 98 , 275 sold , five lots of 13 , 300 not sold Twenty-nine olts of broilers totaling 96 , 350 were sold . One lot of 1 , 000 capettes brought 30 He one lot of- Leghorn fowl , 800 birds , 18 Me and one lot of 125 heavy fowl 29 _^ 0 . For the corresponding sale a year ago on Thursday , March 17 , 1955 , sale 39 21 lots totaling 58 , 185 birds were offered , 18 lots totaling 45 685 sold m a range of 29 to 34 / i c , averaging 3182 c on broilers Topping Thursday s market at * 29 Ue was JacoD Cramer , R 3 Lancaster , 475 Indian River Crosses , 10 weeks old selling to Robert Charles , R 2 Lancaster Lancaster...
UNKNOWN [Newspaper Article] — Lancaster Farming — 23 March 1956
TURKEYS _Philadelphia March 21 ( USD 4 ) —Turkeys : ( Frozen ready-to _, cook ) eteady . Demand good . Adequate supplies were _availably for current needs . Wholesale selling prices : ( Grade A &amp; U S grade A ) fry-er-roasters 4-10 # -48-51 ; young hens 8-10 # 50-51 _^ , 10-14 &gt; # 50-52 , 14-16 # 51-52 ; youngtoms 14-20 # 49-50 % , 20-22 # 51 V 4-52 V _4 , 22-24 # 52 _% -53 _% , 24-28 # 53-55 , 28 # and up 55-56 . Ready-to-cook Young chickens—steady Demand fair . Supplies were more than ample . _Pricey paid for ice packed poultry delivered Philadelphia ( cents per lb . ) Grade A &amp; U . S . Grade A &amp; U . S grade A Hena • 41-42 c young chickens 1 _&amp;-1 _J _4 C , 2-3 # 36-38 , mostly 36-37 . Those who love money greatly are never much in love witli anything else .
Page 2 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Lancaster Farming — 23 March 1956
Control Alfalfa Weevil and Spittle Bug with Heptachlor Emulsion 1 jral can . 4 50 5 gal can ... 21 . 25 15 gal 6150 Toxaphene _Emulsion 5 gal . can 1500 15 gal . can . .. 43 50 30 &amp; 50 gal . drums ... ask —Special Prices To Custom Spray Operators — Complete line of Sprays and Dusts . P . L _. ROHRER &amp; BRO .. INC . SMOKETOWN Ph . Use . 2-2659 _Altmans Super-A Feeds are timed tested , scientifically balanced , vitamin complete and are manufactured daily in three modem plants . Compare our prices Enriched Fitting Ration 3 . 35 16 _f Blue Bird Dairy 2 . 65 20 % Blue Bird Dairy 2 . 85 20 % Hog , Pig , &amp; Sow 4 . 00 15 % Hog Feed 3 . 55 Hog Concentrate 4 . 95 Soy Bean Meal 3 95 Linseed Meal 4 . 40 Beet Pulp 4 05 Fine Chick Feed 4 60 B Starter Meg 4 25 B Grower - 4 05 Broiler Ration 4 70 Quality Egg Mash 3 95 Bluebird All Mash 3 6 _&amp; Horse Feed 3 65 Special Chop 3 10 Doe Meal 251 bs 2 05 WE DELIVER ALTMANS CASH FEED STORE WILLIS H . WEAVER MAN...