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Page 16 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Lancaster Farming — 9 December 1955
at Groff Christmas Shop Prices Slashed My choice is a _¦^^ _» m NEW APPLIANCES at LOW PRICES They Must Go ! AMERICAN FLYER ¦¦ _se _?** AND We Must Clear Our 1955 Appliances To Make LIONEL ELECTRIC TRAINS Room FolThe 1956 Mo _^ s Buy Now and Save - - - Limited Quantities Make every member of the family happy with a NEW HOTPOINT APPLIANCE at remarkable savings . _&gt; COMPLETE DISPLAY ON HAND Order you _.-s now ! Dont be disappointed at the last minute ! DAD AND BROTHER WILL LIKE A DISHWASHER Why ? ... No more helping COMPLETE LINE OF ACCESSORIES • . • Everything needed to build a railroad system , can be found HERE • • • Houses , Yards , Animals , ~ Tracks , Cars , Stations , Grass , Dirt and Gravel , Scenery Pa- £ per , Tunnel * , Transformers , j Plasticville Houses , and * with the dishes SISTER WILL LIKE THE NEW RANGE Why ? ... She can help with the cooking ! MOTHER WILL LIKE THE NEW LAUNDRY Why ? . . . Eliminates red hands and the cold weather blues . -She can wash and d...
Half Billion Is County Industry Value for Year [Newspaper Article] — Lancaster Farming — 16 December 1955
Half Billion Is County Industry Value for Year HARRISBURG — The value of Lancaster County industries last year totaled more than half a billion dollars , Miss Genevieve Blatt , Secretary of Internal Affairs , announced today . _^ Products valued at $ 517 , 590 ,- 000 were turned out by 39 , 941 workers who shared a payroll- of $ 131 , 266 , 700- The county s 600 industries last year represented capital investment of $ 130 , 639 ,- 200 . In 1953 , a payroll of $ 145 ,- 687 , 400 , was distributed to 44 , 735 workers who turned out products valued at $ 552 , 185 , 500 . Capital invested in the 604 industries reporting that year amounted to $ 140 , 356 , 700 . Investment $ 71 , 214 , 800 In the city of Lancaster prodiuiets value at $ 228 , 616 , 900 were manufactured by 17 , 234 employes who received $ 66 , 033 , 900 in wages and salaries . -The city s 190 industries last year represented capital investment of $ 71 , 214 , 800 . The previous year , reports were submitted by 194 industr...
Dairy Farmers Warned to Sell Industry Facts [Newspaper Article] — Lancaster Farming — 16 December 1955
Dairy Farmers Warned to Sell Industry Facts GD 24 DAIRY FARMERS _iPhfliliaidelijilhlsa—Daiiry farmers ( attending &lt; 1 ) he 20 th . Annual Meetling of itflie Mer-State Malik Producers Cooipenaitive were warned laigamst being made a political ( f _ootiball _i &lt; n the next year , and told to get _itogelthHr -with dealers , laIbor _, and ! _iihe press to tell tfhe Uriue facts _atoout _iflhe milk mdusItry to tfoe pufbte . In a repont to the delegates from Pennsylvania , New Jersey , Maryland , amd Delaware who attended the two-day meeting December 8 and 9 , O H Hoffman Jr , Jmber-State General ( Manager , declared- . Between now and next year s Annual Meeting , I am sure &gt; ttat eyery stop will be pulled in itlhe ( PQiitidaifs _organ , _asiie iplays , fariti _^ sDimo _; jhis fame _albomt the plight tai the _fatnmer . I am iho © eful that an ispite of ifche fact that the farmer is lagging considerab y behind both business and tabor in prosperity , ttot he i...
Poultry Center Plans Studied ; Land Purchased [Newspaper Article] — Lancaster Farming — 16 December 1955
Poultry Center Plans Studied ; Land Purchased Six men have been named to spearhead a campaign to raise funds for construction of a new poultry center m Lancaster , following final approval by the City 1 Council permitting commercial construction at the intersection of Roseville Road and the Bypass . Monday the two major poultry agencies , the Lancaster County Poultry Exchange , and the Lancaster Poultry Association , purchased the 3 _^ -acre site for $ 7 , 500 Members of Committee Named at the Tuesday night meeting to take the _^ next steps preliminary to the start of consruction were : Dr . E I Robertson , of Eshelmans Red Rose Feeds , who is president of the association ; Levi Brubaker , Lancaster , president of the Lancaster Poultry -Exchange ; Lewis Mortensoii , head of the Sexed Chick Co . at East Petersburg ; Roy Herr _of-Lampeter and Earl Reeves from Miller &amp; Bushong . These six men will secure more information and promote fund raising for a central , modern _mapk...
Moderation in Weather , But Winter Remains [Newspaper Article] — Lancaster Farming — 16 December 1955
Moderation in Weather , But Winter Remains Slight-moderation in weather ruled over Lancaster County at midweek following a Friday flurry of snow that made highways and streets hazardous over the weekend in Lancaster County . For more than a week , temperatures remained below the freezing mark , but there was some sligh _^ melting Wednesday . Patches of ice still remained in many parts of the County , and numerous accidents resulted . Snows began _fallingFriday afternoon , and by nightfall , many highways were slick as glassHighway 72 south of Willow Street was blocked by jacknifed trucks before cinder trucks could cover the entire stretch under the white cover . Snowfall ranged from one-half to three inches . Colerain Township reported the maximum , while . the northern end of the County received lesser amounts . fSxtaw banks $ M 1 remain along many of the rural roads , but trees have lost the wintry touch that gave a Christmasy picture Saturday morning .
, Mennonite Home Farm - Lancaster [Newspaper Article] — Lancaster Farming — 16 December 1955
, Mennonite Home Farm - Lancaster Let the winter winds whine , let the snow nonite Home , R 3 Lancaster , on the Old Harblow _. _. an _^ talte _^ lr- look at a-serene summer risburg Pike . Wayne Baum farms the land _^ _Gfij _^^ _Hfisewi&amp;rtiie pond _^ and _^ 5 Q . me _= i &gt; f _^ th _# rwh _^ ch provides a scene most representative _^ buildings on the farm owned by the Mefi- of _Lancaster farming .
Price Average For Broilers Dec . 8 th 19 . 28 [Newspaper Article] — Lancaster Farming — 16 December 1955
Price Average For Broilers Dec . 8 th 19 . 28 Lancaster Poultry Exchange ( Rclhrerislfcown ) ( Sale Report , Sale 106 . _Thursday , Dec . 8 , 1955 ) — _Prtlces on tlhe Thursday auction of ipoulltry here ranged from VJM to 19 % on 40 lots of tattlers to average 19 28 . ¥ Litby-cne kits of 124 , 900 b _irds were offered ; 43 lots totaling 106 . 723 were sold ; eight , W _$ of 118 , 175 were not sold Thursday One Hot of 375 capons _brouigftot 36 _M _:, owe lot oi 1 . 000 _eapeittes 22 , and one lctt of DeEalb 101 fowl 15 . Year Ago Mostly ID ¦ A year ago on the coire-ponid-toi ( g day , _Thursday , Dec-, 9 . 1854 , 25 loite of 77 . 700 birds were sold ( from 18 to 19 Ms , _nuoffMy J . 9Sales Thursday by _consignor _muirfber , breed , buyer and . price included 1 EI 1 R . renemam 375 New Hafflipshare Cap to Boy E Ream 36 Vi ; J . Carl © rulbato toon White Cross Ga &lt; p . to Bofltai s 22 ; Miller &amp; _Biudhoonig ( _iKaym « nd LcckarJ ) 800 Meat _Packers to Producers C...
Mostly Steady Trade in Steers ; Hog Top _^ t $ 13 . 50 [Newspaper Article] — Lancaster Farming — 16 December 1955
Mostly Steady Trade in Steers ; Hog Top _^ t $ 13 . 50 WEDNESDAY TO _WEDNESDAY REVIEW By David S . Lorenson , Reporter USDA Market News Bureau CATTLE Three days 3236 , week _a&amp;o 3904 . _Com-oared with Hast Wednesday . _Slaugfeter steers _feverage _dhoice and prime mostly ( slteady , commercial to average \ c _3 idce steady to 50 c lower . Heitfers scarce , _mostlv steady , cows land ( bulls _fuffiy ete ? dy S . ockers and feeders silow , _mosifi y fleadivBulk of the supply was stacker and feeder steers , around 30 per fcent slaughter steers and heifers end around 12 per cent cows _JBulk choice fed steers 1000-1250 lbs $ 20 00-22 00 in _ c _-uding pa it _Joad 1495- n lb prime steers at HatIter _isrice One load 1420-lib _rormme bteers $ 22-60 ; _pait load v 10 Sl-lb prime $ 2365 Numerous loads good 950-1380-Qb &amp;teer $ 18-19 50 commercial $ 15 00-0 ) 7 50 A few email _loAs cammercial and go _: d neifera - $ 14 . 50-17 00 Vthby and _boxnmercial cows $ 1100-12 . 7...
Tuesday Poiiltr ) Averages Above 1954 Hit 19 . 45 [Newspaper Article] — Lancaster Farming — 16 December 1955
Tuesday Poiiltr ) Averages Above 1954 Hit 19 . 45 _Lamca _^ er PolVy Ex _^ ani ?* ( lRo 3 _M &gt; ers ) fciwii ) ( _Sale Rnpo it , _SalE 107 , . _TueTday , _Dsc 13 , 195 S — . Fir en . _actyanwi Tuesday in _fl _^ _e auicfcon cf pou _ i _ ryhare , movime _ut &gt; from Thi _-sday _ s average of 1958 to 1945 en mutch smaller _ree 1 ntis . _There were n _» ne Ie _* s cf 17 230 _fciirds offered . Sev ? n _tos tota _ling 15700 were _pnH _wrth _Sx Jots of fercM / lars , 15 , 550 _ibT _^ s , s _^ d in a range of 19 ta 19 % . averaging 1945 . One lot of 150 turkey ibens _flofd at 42 V . ; . _iFcrtSr 3 C _3 rres . ! pondnn * s ® _le a year aeo , on Dec 14 , _W 54 11 In _ s of 24 , 450 birds anc _^ _udiiri 1100 turkey * were ofifered _,. four Ms totaling 15 , 000 were _scld at _lS 1 _^ to 19 , _nuttly 18 _^ _Tuesiday s sales by _seller and grower , amoa . _rit and breed , buyer and pree _mtfudedr _Clayton N . Tb annas 800 Msat _Pabkeis to Ppodweers Ceno at 19- G ] ° nn H- He r ...
UNKNOWN [Newspaper Article] — Lancaster Farming — 16 December 1955
PROCESSED POULTRY iPhiladelpbia Dec . 14—Proc * essed poultry ( ice packed ) young _idhilckem a bareJy adequate on roasters and more than ample on fryers or broilers . Hens : Barely steady . Demand fair Supplies were fully edequate on heavy type ana mor _« When ample om light type . ReIceilplts ( Dec . 13 included other than turkeys Md 52 , 270 # Dei 96 , 000 # VA 7 , 000 # Wholesale selling prices : ( grade x Qual . including sizable lots to butchers ) Cents per pound : ( Broilers or friers 1 %# 27-30 , 2 # 27-30 , 2 %# 25-27 , 2 _%# 2 _^ 26 _^ # 23 % -26 . Roasters , 3 _^ # 24-26 , 4 # 24-26 , I _%# 26-28 % , &amp; up 30-34 . Hens , 6 % -7 # , heavy type 24-2 S , I _% -6 # _, h _^ _ftvy type 25-27 4 # &amp; _jver , light type 22-23 , under 4 # , iight type 18-20 . Bucktags 3033 EGGS Philadelphia Dec 14 —Market steady- Demand good , lighter supplies of all grades were no more than adequate for current requirementsWholesale selling prices : Mm . 10 PCT AA qual large ...
Page 2 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Lancaster Farming — 16 December 1955
ELECTRIC CO GAS AM ) ELECTRIC APPLIANCES - SALES AND SERVICE Electrical Contracting Leola , Pa . Phone 6-6661 Open Thurs &amp; Fn . till 9 _Altmaws Sufer-A Feeds are timci _trsted , scientifically _b-alanced , vitamin , complete and are manufactured daily in * hree modern plants . Compare our prices , 8 Starter Meg 4 . 05 20 pc . Super A Dairy Feed 3 36 Grower Crumbles .. 415 16 pc Blue Bird Dairy .. 2 . 55 Broiler Ration 460 20 pc . Blue Bird Dairy . 2 7 E 20 pc Quality Egg Mash 3 85 Enriched Fitting Ration 3 . IS Blue Bird AH Mash Egg 3 55 Horse Feed 100 lbs . 3 5 C Scratch Feed 3 . 35 ~ Super A Dog Feed 25 lbs . 2 OS Fine Chick Beed .... 4 . 60 Rabbit Pellets 100 lbs . 4 . 65 STORE HOURS : Mon . Thru Fn . 8 to 5 . 30 Sat 8 to 5 12 _Varieties of Babv Chicks available at all times . Ask about eur special discount on early orders for chicks . ALTMANS CASH FEED-STORE WILLIS H . WEAVER MANAGER 947 Harrisburg Ave . Phone Lane . 4-7715
Page 2 Advertisements Column 2 [Newspaper Article] — Lancaster Farming — 16 December 1955
YOULL FIND GIFTS FOR ALL 0 * w _4 _&amp;mmmi _^&lt;^^ * V 4 Mom wants g REVERE WARE ! Men—Just Wear a Pair &amp; MONTHS EVEN MR A YEAR ! NEW PAIR FREE Than bring back-i * us and get • lit hard _» r stiff drying onditians WORK ¦ _udctkin GLOVES • Rl th _« y dry under narmci ] WOLVERINE Hmfcin _HwsaMd * I ntvauL : ) _ Mali * hw _Chiistnut _Viiii- _^ _daydraam c _* m * ( to * . th « _jifl every _wotntn _wanti MOST . We- carry a Complete Stock of Revere Wan And Hundreds Of Other * * Items On Display !! Kauff man s Hardware Fee Parking at Rear of Store Open Tlmrs . &amp; Sat Til 9 F . M 77 _* e Family Gift-Center NEW HOLLAND 201 £ . Main St Ph . 4-0951 _$ 3
Page 2 Advertisements Column 3 [Newspaper Article] — Lancaster Farming — 16 December 1955
LOANS For any Farm Purpose Made the Farmer s Way _UNCASIEK PRODUCTION CREDIT ASS 39 E . Chestnut St .. Lancaster , Pa . fit . Lane . 3-3921 N A _= C WD 45 With 2-Way Plow Ask for a demonstration of the New Allis Chalmers Tractors and Plows , Subsoilers , or discs . Get AUis-Chalmers Toy Sets for Christmas Gifts Drop in for your 1956 Allis-Chalmers Kodachrome Calender Amhonxed _Allis-Clahners „ _..,. „ L H . BRDBAKER LANCASTER , R . 4 LITITZ R . _, 3 _^
Dairy Farmers Warned To Sell [Newspaper Article] — Lancaster Farming — 16 December 1955
Dairy Farmers Warned To Sell , ( Continued from Page One ) l&amp;bate members and their wives , niiilk deader _* amid representatives lof _agricultural organizations , Dr _Richard J- Werner , executive diiireatOT of itfoe Milk _Industry Foundation _, said : We must organize our offensive team But firot we . mu . t make sure we have a team Up to mow there has tan to &gt; o omiudh _nroducer _versuls distributor , diEibr Ibutoir versus labor , publisher verms botih , _amrt _itfte consumer bew Id- &lt; ered by it all . Not Getting Rich Paintting out tlbat the dairy mdusty _sujpipilies 30 Tier cent of the maition s food basket at less tlham 20 _peir cent of the food _dioWar , Dr Werner said ibhat it _-shotid be emipSiasized to the _puto _ ic _-Miiait Ittoe farmer was not getting rinh , _on his milk , ibuit t &gt; h » t t ) be milk _business is important to the health , and welfare of our nation , and to our American econuony Dr James E- _Honan Ir _&...
County Industry Half Billion Is [Newspaper Article] — Lancaster Farming — 16 December 1955
County Industry Half Billion Is ( Continued from Page One ) to 2 , 853 , a gain of 2 11 per cent These workers last year earned $ 8 , 726 , 200 , 1125 per cent more than in the previous year when 37 industries reported The value of industrial products was $ 31 ,- 706 , 800 or 6 . 16 per cent higher than in 1953 Capital investment decreased slightly from $ 5 , 362 ,- 700 to $ 5 , 344 , 200 Lititz to $ 27 , 663 , 500 The value of products of Litltz s industries rose from $ 26 ,- 888 , 200 to $ 27 , 663 , 500 , an increase of 2 88 per cent These products were manufactured by 1424 men and women who eained $ 3 , 920 , 300 in wages and salaries- Capital invested in the boroughs 33 industries totaled $ 4 , 091 , 200 In 1953 , a payroll of $ 4 , 826 , 500 was distributed to 1 ,- 677 workers in 35 industries Capita ) investment that year amounted to $ 4 , 246 , 900 Ehzabethtown had 134 more employes last year l : han in 1953 The boroughs 27 plants last year employed 1 , 820 persons , 795 per...
International Grand Champ Steer [Newspaper Article] — Lancaster Farming — 16 December 1955
International Grand Champ Steer Dean A . D . Weber of Kansas State College congratulates Nancy Turner , of Champaign , 111 ., on her 986-lb Aberdeen-Angus steer , Julius , named International Grand Champion at Chicago s famous Livestock Exposition Nov . 29 . Nancy , 16 , first won the junior feeding contest with her Angus which made him eligible to compete in the open show . The steer later sold at auction for $ 15 a pound . Dean Weber was judge of the steer classes . ( Photo courtesy American Aberdeen-Angus Breeders Association , 9 Dexter Park Avenue , Chicago 9 , 111 . ) 24-Hour Service I earners Permits EDWARD G . WILSON Notary Public 16 S . Lime St . Lancaster , Pa
Crowd Good at Hoover Auction Despite Snows [Newspaper Article] — Lancaster Farming — 16 December 1955
Crowd Good at Hoover Auction Despite Snows Despite a snow storm that blanketed Lancaster County Friday , there was a good turnout m the Vincent Hoover auction Saturday near New Providence , Lancaster Farming was advised In the implement line , a tractor sold for $ 1 , 975 , plow $ 190 , a seccond tractor $ 460 , side delivery rake $ 237 . 50 , John Deere manure spreader $ 380 , garden tractor $ 70 , _Itobaoco _latlh $ 135 per ( hundred and milk cans up to $ 6-75 each A top of $ 306 was scored in the sale of Holstein grade cows , not blood tested , and heifers sold as high as $ 252 . 50 apiece . Chickens ( sold _uo to $ 1 . 75 _eaioh , corn brought $ 45 a ton and mixed hay $ 28 a ton . Carl Diller , Refton , and Everett Kreider , _ Rl _ - _^ Quarryville _^ were auctioneers . *~ * ~ mm *