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UNKNOWN [Newspaper Article] — Lancaster Farming — 23 March 1956
Mail Box Market FOR SALE . —TOMATOE FARMing equipment , Cold Frames , Hot Bed Boards , Stakes and Tobacco _^ Lath . Luther Peters Washington Boro , Pa . Phone 48038 Columbia , Pa . Almost everybody thinks , if given the chance , he can write a best-seller .
UNKNOWN [Newspaper Article] — Lancaster Farming — 23 March 1956
LOUIS BROMFIELD DIES Louis Bromfield . 59 , famed farm writer , died at University Hospital , Coltfmbus _, Ohio , Sunday night . Noted as an author , lecturer and conservationist , he was once winner of the _Pulutzer Prize . CORN ACREAGE OFF The United States Department of Agriculture estimates _farmers will plant 78 , 686 , 000 acres of com this year , or 3 % per cent les « than last year . In 1955 the total was 81 , 577 , 000 and the 19451954 average was 84 , 815 , 000 acres
Page 11 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Lancaster Farming — 23 March 1956
Classified Advertising Rates Use This Handy Chart To Figure Your Cost ( Min . ) $ 100 $ 2 , 1 . 05 2 . 1 . 10 2 1 . 15 ( 2 . KEYED ADS ( Ads with answer coining to a Box Number , % Lancaster Farming ) : 25 c additional . Send _popy to the Classfled Advertising Dept , LANCASTER FARMING , QuarryvMle , Pa Ads running 3 or more consecutive tunes with no change billed at 4 c per word each time with 80 c minimum . DEADLINE : Wednesday morning of each week s publication . Positive _^ no ad . _« _accepted after _lOJUO a _.-KL wfdpesda
Page 11 Advertisements Column 2 [Newspaper Article] — Lancaster Farming — 23 March 1956
SUBSCRIBERS BONUS Subscribe Now to Lancaster Farming and receive FREE one advertisement each month in our Mail Box Market Subscribers using the MAll / BOX MARKET will be governed by the following rules : _» ¦ _fc Limit yonr advertisement to five lines which means not over 25 words . _^ All Advertisements mast be in our hands by Monday 6 P . M or same will be held over for next weeks paper . _-+ C Only one advertisement allowed each month . _jt No bnsiness advertisements accepted for this column , _&lt; _Ar Yon are allowed ( o ran the advertisement only one timeSend in no duplication . it . Please marl all advertisements care of MAIL BOX MAR KET , LANCASTER FARMING , QUARRYVILLE , PA . ! BE A WORKHORSE ing your truck with hand labor , you are work horse . This costly extra time and can be _eliminated by using a HARSH HYDRAULIC HOIST . Save that a day manually unloading and HYDRAULIC HOIST . These hoists only \ b $ a day . Lifting time for the -S _15 $ 10- $ l 5 you spend spen...
Ag Extension Office Funds Here Boosted [Newspaper Article] — Lancaster Farming — 23 March 1956
Ag Extension Office Funds Here Boosted Increasing appropriations for the Agricultural Extension Service offices in Lancaster County from $ 9 , 000 last year to $ 10 , 500 this year may . -provide needed expansion in that county office . County Commissioners this week approved the funds—the most ever granted that office—and it in turn-- may make possible the addition of a second home economist . A request has been submitted to Pennsylvania State University by County v Agent Max M . Smith for an assistant _^ to Miss Ruth Kimble , home extension director for the county . The increased appropriation , Mr . Smith said , reflects recognition of the educational work available through the Agriculture Extension Service , and we are well pleased with the action of the County Commissioners in granting this ineerase . The Pennsylvania State University has noted for some time the need for added personnel in the office here . James Hess Heads Garden Spot 4-H James Hess , Rl Strasburg , was electe...
Outlook for Mid-March to Mid-April 1956 [Newspaper Article] — Lancaster Farming — 23 March 1956
Outlook for Mid-March to Mid-April 1956 The Weather Bureau s 30-day outlook for mid-March to mid-April calls for temperatures to average below seasonal normals west of the Continental Divide . In the eastern hajf of the country temperatures are expected to average _aftove normal except near normal in the North , Atlantic States , , * _- _- Precipitation is expected to exceed normal in the Lower Mississippi and Ohio Valleys and also in the Central Plateau Region . Subnormal amounts are predicted for the Upper Mississippi Valley , Pacific Northwest , and Southern Plains . Elsewhere near normal precipitation is indicated _.
Page 12 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Lancaster Farming — 23 March 1956
Authorized Dealers Master Mix Ferguson Equipment Lincoln _Welders Wirthmore Feeds Haverly Bulk Tanks Sauder Loaders : Anhydrous Ammonia Wheel A-Way Egg Washers Irrigation Equipment DeKalb Chix &amp; Started Pullets * Thermopane * Universal Milkers k Insecticides Creosoted * Miller s * Koppers Posts Inc . Marietta 6-9301 HIESTAND ji _&gt; An &gt; i i Lower prices for 56 ... take your choice of 3 proven blends . By every test get better lawns for less ( the Scotts way . S _&lt; m . Lawn Seed — DELUXE Ultimate in picture lawn beauty , lasting turf . . . millions of perennial seeds per pound . 1 _lb-4 $ 1 . 65 5 lbs — $ 7 . 95 Sam . Lawn Seed—SPECIAL . Grows sturdy , handsome turf even where toil is not so good . Combines beauty and service . J lb — $ 1 . 25 5 lbs — $ 5 . 95 _Jiim . Lawn Seed —UTILITY Quick and hardy grass coverage . . makes rugged can-take-it lawn . lib — 95 c 5 lbs — $ 4 . 75 m Mi i ra _jfc Tend your lawn like a pro with a Scotts Spread...
Page 12 Advertisements Column 2 [Newspaper Article] — Lancaster Farming — 23 March 1956
. H Give your chicks a Super-Start ! Your chicks should grow up to 5 . 4 % faster on 7 . 6 % less feed per pound of gain than ever before on Purina StartenaJ Purina scientists liave done-it again They have improved even last year s wonderful formula so much that you can see the faster growth—the better coloring—the extra fine feathering . 97 % _LIVABILITY . Last year over 11 , 000 ords on 2 , 364 , 891 chicks proved that livability . That is 97 chicks raised out I folks who kept recthey could get 97 % of every 1 Q 0 bought _. 1 LOW IN COST . It costs so little to give your chicks a wonderiuL start on Super Startena . Feed just 2 lbs . per small breed chick ox 3 lbs . for heavies . That is all it takes—just a few pennies—to grow big , well-feathered young pullets about 5 weeks old . l i ! Why take unnecessary chances with K E E P disease when you can do so much » g fJL their health tot only a two a chick . Disinfect to protect penny or HEALTHY the brooder house with Purina JJSL _Mfc ...
Pennsylvania Shows Three Championships [Newspaper Article] — Lancaster Farming — 30 March 1956
Pennsylvania Shows Three Championships By LF Staff Reporter Pennsylvania swept all but reserve cnampion bud when purple ribbons were- banded out Monday in . the Eastern Polled Hereford Association show at the Guernsey Sales Pavilion east ot Lancaster . To the retiring president of the EPHA , Leon _i _ alk , Jr , and to William A . E . Leitzinger , White Oaks Farm , Olearfield Pa ., went the honors of exhibiting their jointly-owned grand _cuampion bull , Domino Prince P . a great young sire that has stacked up more winnings than any other two-year-old bull in the East . He stood first in open competition at the Eastern States Exposition in Springfield , Mass ., and first in Polled competition at the Eastern National in Timomum , Md . He had the breadth of back , the underpinnings and head that mark a typey animal , the kind showmen and breeders seek . Reserve Goes to MacFord Domino Prince P thus won the trophy presented by Gov . Theodore R . McKeldin of Maryland . Standing in reserve...
Thornfon 4 ) ffers Six Points to End Farm Ills [Newspaper Article] — Lancaster Farming — 30 March 1956
Thornfon 4 ) ffers Six Points to End Farm Ills By _ERNEST J . I _^ EILL Six points to \ solye the farm problem were outlined in Lancaster Sunday mght by Ban Thornton , former governor of Colorado and noted Hereford breeder , in addressing at the Eastern Polled Hereford Association _, banquet at Hotel Brunswick His points are - . 1 , We must approach the problem with philosophy under a bipartisan approach ; take politics out of Ifarm policy ; The farmer s vote can _ no longer be sold at the auction block . - he declared . 2 , A _. n immediate economic survey should be taken of our real or psychological crop surpluses , remembering a reserve _ is necessary . The American people should be advised of the results . 3 There should be created a World Food Bank to use-sur-plus crops above our reserve . Our problem is not one of overproduction _, but distribution-and under consumption . There are 700 _-omUion hungry people in the world tonight , and through this plan , in two years , there w...
Eastern Polled Hereford Sale Top at $ 2 , 000 [Newspaper Article] — Lancaster Farming — 30 March 1956
Eastern Polled Hereford Sale Top at $ 2 , 000 Chicago Steers Set Tour-Month JRecord Cattle prices moved sharply higher around most major markets an the midwest to mid-tweek Receipts were _^ moderate and the 12 major markets received 177 .- 000 cattle , compared with , 190 , 000 in the same _^ days a week ago Chicago reported the smallest three-day offering m a year In spite of the limited shipping demand due to the non - slaughtering Jewish holidays , the moderate offerings allowed prices in midwest markets to advance 50 c - $ 1 . 00 or more on slaughter steers and heifers . Prime steers in Chicago reached $ 26 00 , highest in four months and in Wednesday s trade three loads scored that figure By LF Staff Reporter Some of the best quality cattle to sell in Lancaster County went under the hammer Monday m the fifth annual Eastern Polled Hereford Association sale at the Guernsey sales pavilion A top of $ 2 , 000 was scored in the female division , when J . H Sprecher Hereford Farms , L...
Grand Champion Bull at EPHA Show [Newspaper Article] — Lancaster Farming — 30 March 1956
Grand Champion Bull at EPHA Show Grand champion bull of the Eastern Pa . On the extreme left is Franklin D . Polled Hereford Association Show in Lan- Roosevelt , Jr ., and Prof . Herman Purdy , caster , Pa . this week was Domino Prince , judge . Also in the background are Leon first in class in open competition at the Faik , Jr ., William A . E . Leitzinger , of Eastern States Exposition , first in Polled Falklands and White Oaks , Ernest Tark , competition at the Eastern National in new EPHA president ; J . E . Lambert , naTimonium . Here the -Governor Theodore tionar president ; Jack Jtoyer , EPHA secreI _| . McKeldin of JEaryrand _. trophy 4 s pre- taxy-treasurer _^ Dr . Henning , and at seated to -Falklands I 2 arnv Scbellsburg ,. the . halter , Ira . Sauder _~ . ( Lancaster Farming Pa ., and White Oaks Farm - Clearfield _, _StafTPhoto ) . - &gt; _K
B icr Mississippi reeder Here At Show and Sale [Newspaper Article] — Lancaster Farming — 30 March 1956
B icr Mississippi reeder Here At Show and Sale j &gt; y Lir ot _* m _ncpot You , here m the East , must realize the same business principles annlv as elsewhere . M . P . Moore Such is the admonition of one of the worlds most -successful Polled Hereford breeders , M . P ( Hot ) Moore , _ owner of famed Circle M Ranch , Senatobia , Miss , Mr . Moore , a Lancaster visitoi during last weekend s Eastern Polled Hereford Show , and Sale , has stacked up an unequalled record an the purebred cattle busness He s the holder of the world s record Hereford sale , a Feb . 1953 event that found 50 head selling for a total of $ 361 , 525 , averaging an enviable $ 7 , 230 ! CMR-Quality Trademark Circle M—and that CMR brand is as much a trademark of quality as an in the trade—is m ( Continued on Page Five )
Thursday Sale Of Broilers Somewhat Up [Newspaper Article] — Lancaster Farming — 30 March 1956
Thursday Sale Of Broilers Somewhat Up Lancaster Poultry Exchange ( Rohrerstown , Pa . ) ( Sales Report , Sale 136 , Thursday , March 22 , 1956 )—On the Lancaster Poultry Exchange Thursday , broiler prices gained slightly , moving a quarter cent higher than the preceding Tuesday s sale . Topping the broiler market was Mary Forry , Rl Lancaster , who received 24 % cents for 700 White Vantress crosses , 10 wks , one dav , on the bid of Martin M Brendle , Rl Strasburg . There were 28 lots of a total 82 , 815 birds offered and listed , 26 lots totaling 71 , 740 sold , with 21 lots of broilers totaling 68 , 525 selling in a range of 21 V 4 to 24 _% , averaging 22 51 . Three lots of capettes , 1665 birds , sold from 29 to 31 cents ; one lot of 1100 cappns brought 26 , and one lot of 14 _week old broilers , 450 birds , sold for 25 % cents . Price Last Year—30 to 34 For the corresponding sale a year ago , Sale 40 , Thursday , March 24 , 1955 , 22 lots totaling 59 , 100 broilers were offered ...