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

50 Years Ago This Week on Lancaster Farms 25 Years Ago (This Week In 1905) By JACK REICHARD Snow and Sleet Blanket Pennsylvania Fifty years ago this week Old Man Winter sent 'a blast of snow and sleet across Pennsylvania, itymg up railroad, trolley, and turnpike traffic The weather bureau reported eight to ten inches of snow at Wilkes-Barre, nine inches at Bellefonte. and seven inches of mixed snow and sleet at Harnsburg. 20 Perish, Hundreds Isolated in Colorado Snowshdes plunged- the min¬ * v l > * r 1 ' ¦> * 1 . ing districts of Colorado into i deep freeze, during iliis same week in 1906. Arctic conditions gripped that section from the _Ouray sector to' the Imogen basin. At least 20 miners perished and hundreds of others were isolated in the Ouray area, where the provision house was completely buried in snoAy. Sixty feet df snow was reported at the high tower of the tramway at Camp Bird, snow-bound in the coldest _sjpell in many years. In the Imogene basi...

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

Heaviest Snowfall In 1930-31 Winter 'Monday morning, March 16, 1931, a snowfall averaging sever inches covered Lancaster citj and rural areas, marking the heaviest snow that winter. All available State Highway Department workmen were ordered out to clear the _highways, many remaining on the job all through the night At Quarryville, members of the Slumbering Groundhog Lodge were jubilant because the six-week period over which _groundhog prophesies held sway, had ended on that snowy Moniay. Farmers Urged to Support Tax Change Proposal Approximately 325 York County (farmers _attended a tax protest meeting at the Yorktowne Hotel, as special guests of Mahlon _N. Haines, prominent hoe manufacturer, and head of the York County Taxpayers' League H. Landis Shank, L. Ruppin and _Johti F. Weaver, of the Lancaster County Taxpayers' League, were guest speakers at the gathering. Resolutions requesting the Penn_> sylvama Legislature to change methods of unfair assessment and to "agitate...

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

Lord's Supper Lesson for March 18, 1956 _OHRISTIANS are divided about _^-_* many things; but they are all one in the Lord's Supper. "What?" some ons will ask. " Don't some churches refuse to let members of any churches but their own partake of the WM& _g&ga Communion with _jajP_^ S&R them ' Don't dif- if _« ferent churches i _^.li have different ex» m&jgP*_& *_% planations of what y&M" I this sacrament «§fk_. _^M means? Don't var- LJBIo^/B ious denomina- MK_^ _JM tions observe it m _^^_B _JJ 3 various ways ' How _^^" _"_^ _*_H can you say all Dr. Foreman Christians are united m the Lord's Supper?" We Think of Him It is true, there are seemingly _sndless variations in the way the Lord's Supper is observed. Even the name is not always the same, some preferring to call it the Eucharist, others Holy Comnunion. There are also theologiffls' debates about it. But plain Christians do unite here even when ;hey may not "be quite aware of...

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Untitled Ad [Newspaper Article] — Lancaster Farming — 16 March 1956

4—Lancaster Farming, Friday, March 16, 1956 Lancaster County's Own Farm Weekly Newspaper Established November 4, 1955 Published every Friday by OCTORARO NEWSPAPERS Quarryville_, Pa. — Phone 378 .Lancaster Phone 4-3047) STAFF Alfred C. Alspach ¦ Publisher Ernest J. Neill • • Editor C. Wallace Abel ¦ Business Manager _Sobert G. Campbell Advertising Director Robert J. Wiggins Circulation Director Subscription Rates: $2,00 Per Year I Three Years $5.00; 5c Per Copy Entered- as Second-Class matter at the Post Office, Quarryville, Pa., under Act of March 3, 1879

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Untitled Ad [Newspaper Article] — Lancaster Farming — 16 March 1956

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

Guernsey JNotes Carman Sets Record PETERBOROUGH, N. H — A registered Guernsey cow, Highland Beautvs Delia D, owned by J. Thomas Carman, Glen Rock, Pa, has completed an official production record of 11.031 lbs of milk and 594 lbs of fat, according to the American Guernsey Cattle Club This production, made in the AGCC's Herd Improvement Re,-gistry, is equal to 5300 quarts of high-quality milk. "Delia D" was a seven yearold, met calving requirements arid was milked two times _daijy for 305 days while on test. This official production record was supervised by Pennsylvania State University. Madeira Cow Scores Imp Tulips Petal, registered Guernsey cow owned by Eugenia C Madeira, Berwyn, Penna , has completed an official production record of 9 920 lbs of milk and 530 lbs of fat. This production, made in the AGCC's Herd Improvement Registry, fs equal to 4650 quarts of high-quahty milk "Petal" was ? senior four year old, met calving requirements and was _milled (two times daily for 305 d...

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

AT WILEY STORE PARTY PRIZE WINNERS LISTED Two hundred and seventy-five area people attended the Pancake Day open house at the C E Wiley and Son store in Quarryville yesterday. Hotcakes and coffee were on the menu for the store party. Winners of the door prizes were: Paul Weaver, Quarryville RD, first prize of a greasegun and ' ten cartridges, and David Halladay, Kirkwood, second prize of a gallon of washing detergent for milk cows The prizewinners' names., were drawn by Paul and Edward Ammerman, sons of Elwood Ammerman, shop foreman _A good turnout also was reported at the Wakefteld store on Wednesday. Two Farmers Win Twenty Year Pins Two southern end farmers, Eavid Eschbach. and Enos BHill, were awarded 20-year pins at a Faimers Night sponsored by the Tucquan Lipns Club in Martic Township Elemental y School recently Henry H Hackman, Lititz High school teacher and soil conservationist, was speaker Ten-year pins were awarded Leroy Hilton, Ernest B Schules and Hemy R. Weiler. The ...

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

Royal Mausoleum of Baghdad The Royal Mausoleum holds the remains of King Faisal I of Iraq, one of the Bible Lands, in the capital city of Baghdad-. _King Faisal I is known as the father of modern Iraq, a statue in his honor dominates one of the principal squares and several buildings are named after him. Baghdad is famous as the city of the Caliph Haroun Al-Rashid and the thousand and one nights of Scheherazade. It is filled with golden-domed Mosques, museums and Mausoleums. Within driving distance, are the ruins of Ctesiphon, the world's longest unreinforced arch, and those of Babylon, scene of the tower of Babel and the Hanging Gardens. Babylon was the .place where the prophet Daniel foretold the downfall of the Emperor Belshazzar (Dan 5:25) in the fateful words "Mene, Mene, Tekel, Upharsin "

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

Chambersburg Purchase Russell L Wilkison, Chambersburg, Pa, has just purchased the Guernsey Sire, Highland King Irving, from J. Thomas Carman, Glen Rock, Penna, according to the American Guernsey Cattle Club . « This richly bred bull is out of the well-bred cow, Highland Beauty's Iota, that has a production record of 11,654 pounds of milk and 557 pounds of fat, made on two times daily milking for 305 days, as a lunior threeyear- old in the Herd Improvement calving requirements He is sired by Highland Chief's King.

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Untitled Ad [Newspaper Article] — Lancaster Farming — 16 March 1956

_ I / / Give yew _clikks a Ssiper-Stssrt Your chicks should grow uo tt 5.4% faster on 7.6% less feed per pound of gain than ever before on Purina Startena Purina scientists have done it again! They have improved even last year's wonderful formula so much that you can <:ee the faster growth —the better coloring—the extra fine feathering. x 97% LIVABILITY. Last year over 11,000 folks who kept records on 2,i64,891 chicks proved that they could get 97% livabihty. That is 97 chicks raised out of every 100 bought. LOW IN COST. It costs so little to give your chicks a wonderful start on Super Startena Feed just 2 lbs. per small breed chick or 3 lbs. for hea\ies. That is all it takes—just a few pennies—to grow big, well-feathered young pullets about 5 weeks c'd. KEEP 'EM HEALTHY Wh\ take unnecessary chances with disease when >ou can do so much to protect their health for only a penny or two a chick. Disinfect the brooder house with Purina . Disinfectant. Keep ...

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Untitled Ad [Newspaper Article] — Lancaster Farming — 16 March 1956

m _^m ii*mm:4t&tL&8 ' 'v ? --9Z * ™*—*'_*y<xgi &m»_-*_A Our special device lets you see the savings quickly that TRACTION BOOSTER will give you on an Allis-Chalmers WD-45 or CA Tractor. You can measure how much farther you can plow on a singlequart of fuel with TRACTION BOOSTER "turned on" than you do with TRACTION BOOSTER "locked out." Same tractor, same plow, same soil, same depth. N Let us prove by demonstration on your farm the savings of AUTOMATIC TRACTION _BOOSTER. SALES AND _SERVICE >Bpr Snavelys Farm Service New Holland, Pa. L. H. Brubaker Lancaster, Pa. Grumelli Farm Service Quarryville, Pa. R. S. Weaver Mann & Stevens, Pa. L. _H. Brubaker N Lititz, Pa. G. Myers & Son Rheems, Pa. > <

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Untitled Ad [Newspaper Article] — Lancaster Farming — 16 March 1956

FARM BUREAU Twin tesii GASOLINE for Car Performance Laboratory and field tests prove that Farm Bureau "Twin test" gasolines give top _performance on the highway. High specifications assure long engine life, trouble-free performance, greater value per mile. for Truck and'Tractor Farm Bureau Twin tesT gasolines have been proved on thousands of Pennsylvania farms by Pennsylvania farmers. They give the extra margin of power needed for heavy work loads. They carry a higher octane rating for any and all power demands. _*_g_^ LANCASTER CO. FARM 1 | BUREAU _COOPEflAIWE Dillerville Road, Lancaster Phone 4-0541

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

Groundhog FFA Chapter Receives Citation at Father-Son Banquet By ERNEST J. NEILL "There will always be a place for the efficient farmei There will always be a need for food " This admonition from V A. Martin, Harnsburg, state advisor for the "Future Farmers of America, sparked the _annual Father-Son Banquet of the Ground Hog Chapter of the FFA Tuesday night in _Memona_* Methodist Church, Quarryville. Around 20 Future Farmers and their fathers or guests were on hand to see the Southern Lancaster County Joint Community High School chapter receive a standard award -_¦- silver seal — citation from the National FFA for participation in the national chapter > "award program. The Groundhog Chapter was the first in Pennsylvania to be so honored. Advisors Introduce Guests" Master of ceremonies was Robert Ecklin, president of the chan|er established an 1936 At present the Ground Hogs boast 112 members to be one of the largest m the Keystone State Chapter advisors, Jackson H. ...

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

Manheim Central FFA Wins Meet Manheim Central Future Farmers of America won two events of three in competition with Lampeter-Strasburg Chapter. James Graybill, Manheim, and Raymond Huber, Lampeter, each _scored 12 points as Lampeter won the basketball game by a ' score of 37-24. Melvin Shenk, Manheim, won two of three ping pong games from Leroy Brubaker to give his school the lead in that contest and the Manheim volleyball team won two-straight tilts from the Lampeter school-As a final musical selection, a brass trio, Marion F _^ indley, Darrell Lewis, and Glenn Aument, offered "Welcome Sweet Springtime" and "The Band Played On." , Women of Memorial Methodist served the baked ham dinner. 97 Examined By Orthopedic Surgeons Here At the six _^ diagnostic clinics held, 97 patients were examined by the orthopedic surgeons, P David Nutter, M.D, and Marvan C. Goodmaif, MD There were 31 new patients admitted to the services of the Lancaster County Society for Crippled Children children ...

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

Milk Surpluses ProvideSqueeze On Dairymen "Dairying Ten Years from Now," may continue to place a squeeze on southeastern Pennsylvania if-the business remains as profitable then as now Joe Taylor, head of the extension dairy work at Penn State University, indicated this in a speech at Lancaster last week, addressing the second annual meeting of the Southeastern Pennsylvania Artificial Breeding 6ooperative. Good Dairymen Can Survive _Onljr good dairymen can continue " to survive; more milk will be produced from fewer cows. "No one is going to starve anyone off his farm," Mr. Taylor continued, "but we must continue to improve our efficiency to maintain a standard of living that will keep our sons and daughters on the farm. 4 ' Five directors were reelected: from the Lancaster District, District, Samuel GrofJ and J. Z. Herr; from Adams, Lester Jacobs; from Montgomery, Wilbur Seipt, and Cumberland, Ivo -V. Otto. Cows under Dairy Herd Improvement Association tests will increase to...

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

Tractor Cliib jSafety Reminders Safety violations on a tractor — staged ville. Mr. Frey advises the club welcomes for benefit of the Southern Lancas- youths interested An tractor safety land ter County 4-H Tractor Club — are point-, maintenance, even though they may not ed out here by Fred Frey, club leader, at yet be old enough to join any 4-H Clubs_, a recent meeting of the club in the C. E. (Lancaster Farming Staff Photo). . Wiley & Son implement store in Quarry- —

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Untitled Ad [Newspaper Article] — Lancaster Farming — 16 March 1956

nsplanter ] Every Purpose Row Width Adjustable from 34" to "72 TRACTOR MOUNTED Special N. G. ] MANHEIM THREE POINT HOOK-UP Planter for Narrow Row Width HERSHEY & SON PH. 5-2271

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Untitled Ad [Newspaper Article] — Lancaster Farming — 16 March 1956

»» _^j so Like thousands of other farmers each year, you make an inventory of your stock, your machinery, and of your feed and supplies. When did you last take an inventory of your Soil? Don't put it off. Do it now. Ivan M. Martin, Inc. is giving you an opportunity to have such an inventory by testing your soi! FREE, without obligation. If your field needs liming- this is the way to find out. We are anxious to supply you "with any amount of lime but we don't want to sell it unless it is needed. Phone Terre Hill 5-3455 or New Holland 4-2112. Take or send your sample to 912 Quarry Road, Blu* Ball, Lancasttr County, tm

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Untitled Ad [Newspaper Article] — Lancaster Farming — 16 March 1956

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

Sales Tax License Applications Mailed to 250,000 Businesses Applications for licenses to collect the newly-enacted 3 per cent Sales and Use Tax are now in the, mail to more than 250,000 business firm in the State, Secretary of Revenue Gerald A. Gleeson has announced. The' forms are being sent to all the firms who were registered under the former Sales and Use Tax Act. Because of the additional items to be taxed under the new law and the additional categories covering businesses not formerly _Subject to the tax. it is expected that the total of licensees will be close to 350 000 when all applicants have been registered at the $2 fee under the new tax program. Seventeen general categories of property which., are subject td tax are listed in the current law, and new firms required to collect the tax Qari get applications at all District Sale Tax Offices, local Chambers of Commerce, or by writing directly to the Bureau of Sales and Use Tax. Pine Building, Har-risburg. April 30 Ret...

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