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Price Average In Tuesday ' s Poultry 22 . 25 [Newspaper Article] — Lancaster Farming — 6 January 1956
Price Average In Tuesday s Poultry 22 . 25 Hjanteaster Poultry _Exchange ( iRolhrersbown , Pa , - © ales _Repon - Sale # 113 , Tuesday , Jan . 3 , 1956 ) Eleven lots _totatos 19 _. 45 C _im&amp;s sold in Tuesday s _suctiMMi here at prices raoiging fnem 21 _ 54 to 23 icents , averaging 22-25 on nine lots totiataig 18 , 950 tared ers . One lot , 400 heavy fowl , sold at 26 cents , and one lot of 100 heavy ( cockerels _brought 22 % . ¦ Fifteen lots of 46 , 150 birds were listed , 41 , 650 offered Tuesday . Report of Sales -Sales by seller and 1 grower , _lannciunit and breed , _aee by weeks and d _ ays , buyer and _nnice , follow . Paul Krelder , 200 Wihite Cross , 13 weeks to Roy E . Ream , 22 % ; MarOiin H . _Mummiau , two lots . 2500 Red _Vaffltress _Caicettss , 13 weeks , mo sale , 22 bid , and 2700 Florin Special Capettes _, 13 weeks , no bale ,., 21 bid ; PhaL ip F . Foster , 10 , 000 White Vantress . 10 weeks , no sale , 22 % Ibid ; Aberdeen MiMs-Heifbent Miller , 3000 R...
Barrows , Gilts Mostly Steady , Top at $ 13 . 50 [Newspaper Article] — Lancaster Farming — 6 January 1956
Barrows , Gilts Mostly Steady , Top at $ 13 . 50 LANCASTER WEDNESDAY TO WEDNESDAY REVIEW By David S . Lorenson , Reporter USDA Market News Bureau Oattle ; 2361 week ago 223 * . Compared iwitlh last Wednesday . slaughter steers 1200 lbs and ttigMer fully steady , _weiHhts over 1200 lbs slow , _albouit steady , some weakness en commercial to low . choice averaging 1300 lbs and over . _Hefifers in small supply , mostly _steady . * Cows ~ _active around 25 c _hlgjh&amp;r , bulls mositfly 50 c _biglher Sitdckers and _feeders slow , around 25 c lower . Receipts comprised around 55 per cent stocker and feeder steers and 12 per cent cows Bulk dhoice fed steetfs 975-1250 lbs S 19 . 50-21 . 50 , a few loads high choice and low prime 1019-1200 lbs $ 2175-22 . 25 . Load prime 1230-lib steers $ 22 . 75Good steers langeiiy $ 17 . 50-18 . 50 , some commercial $ 15 . 00-17 00 . YOUNG FUNERAL SERVICE Funeral services for Arthur S Young , pioneer Lancaster County implement dealer , at Kinzers...
Poultry Sales Gain Sharply Over Dec . 1954 [Newspaper Article] — Lancaster Farming — 6 January 1956
Poultry Sales Gain Sharply Over Dec . 1954 For December 1955 , marketings of poultry _x at the Lancaster Poultry Exchange exceeded the corresponding month a year earlier by 182 , 470 birds , according to figures just released by the Exchange There were 10 sales in December 1955 r compared to seven _^ . December 1954 . Here are comparisons : ( Date indicates day week ended , first figure total birds sold , second figure average price ) . Dec . 4 , 1954 84 , 800 20 . 50 Dec . 11 , 1954 116 , 550 19 . 15 Dec . 18 , 1954 40 , 075 18-80 Dec . _^ 25 , 1954 Holiday Jan- 1 , 1955 14 , 900 125 . 08 Total 256 , 325 Dec 3 , 1955 164 , 315 - 21 . 29 Dec 10 , 1955 132 , 225 19 . 35 _DecL-17 , 1955 39 , 425 19 . 25 Dec . 24 , 1955 30 , 250 19 . 00 Dec . 31 , 1955 72 , 580 22 . 68 Total 438 , 795 22 . 68 Average Made Thursday At Rohrerstown LanWadter Pouitry Exe - _ianige ( _RoShreratown ) ( Sales _Rcipoatf , Sale # lil 2 , ¦ Tlhursday , Dec 29 ; 1955 ) — Seventeen Ws of 44 , 750 binds averaged 22...
Tobacco Market Quotas Approved ; Vote "No" Here [Newspaper Article] — Lancaster Farming — 6 January 1956
Tobacco Market Quotas Approved ; Vote No Here Lancaster County tobacco producers emphatically — eight tc one — rejected marketing quotas and price supports for , the sixth year in a row last week . Th « final tally , for controls , 194 , against , 1 , 476The , vote by Pennsylvania cigar-filler tobacco marks the third successive year since 1952 in which they have voted disapproval of quotas . Therefore , as provided by law , there will not be another referendum on this kind of tobacco for a 3-year period * regardless of the supply situation , unless at least 25 per cent of the growers petition the Secretary of Agriculture _toxhold a referendum . In the preliminary tabulation of 1880 vote * , 210 or 11-3 per cent approved quotas and 88 . 8 per cent disapproved . Dauphin county alone of the seven in Pennsylvania casting ballots voted in favor of controls three to two . Four eligible raters abstained . It is estimated only one-third of Lancaster 7 County s eligible producers voted . Las...
Page 2 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Lancaster Farming — 6 January 1956
LOANS For any Farm Purpose Made the Farmer s Way LANCASTER PRODUCTION CREDIT ASS 39 E . Chestnut St Lancaster ! Pa . Ph . Lane . 3-3921 N Altmans Super-A Feeds are timed-tested , scientifically balanced , vitamin complete and are manufactured daily in three modern plants . Compare our prices . 20 % jBlue Bird Dairy 2-85 Beet Pulp . 4 . 30 B Starter .. . 4 . 15 Grower ... . . 4 . 05 Broiler Ration . , . 4 . 70 Quality Egg Mash ... 3 . 95 Blue Bird All Mash .. 365 24 % Yeast Egg Mash . . 4-35 Fri . 8 to 5 . 30 Sat . 8 to 5 Super A Milk Replacer ( 25 lb . _patl ) ... 5 20 Calf Ration 4 . 90 Enriched Fitting Ration 3 . 30 20 % Super A Dairy Feed 3 . 45 32 % Dairy 4 . 20 16 % Blue Bird Dairy 2-65 STORE HOURS : Mon . Thru Special discount on all chick orders thru January « H ALTMAN S CASH FEED STORE WILLIS H . WEAVER MANAGER 947 Harriiburg Ave . f hone Lane . 4-7715 WE DELIVER 10 c per hundred discount on half ton lots or more mtm _»» _itmtiuttttttnatux _Authorized _^ Dealer FOR Massey Ha...
Page 2 Advertisements Column 2 [Newspaper Article] — Lancaster Farming — 6 January 1956
TRI-TOWN ELECTRIC CO GAS AND ELECTRIC APPLIANCES SALES AND SERVICE Leola , Pa . Phone 6-6661 Open - Thurs . &amp; Fri . till 9 Used Tractor Specials Farmall F-20 , $ 189 . 00 - Farmall M _W-C AUis Chalmers ( Crank ) $ 245 . 00 C AUis Chalmers witkHyd . John Deere B with Cult . John Deere A UsedN . H . 75 and 77 Balers Massey-Harris HammeTmill New Holland Forage Harvester Dearborn Forage Harvester A-C All Crop Harvester Case 5 Cut Combine Meyer Hay Crusher with Mower Dont Forget to get that Baler , Tractor or Implement Checked or Overhauled NO W . Take advantage of our SPECIAL WINTER DISCOUNT . L . H . BRUBAKER 350 STRASBURG PIKE « Ph . Lane . 3-7607 _Strasborg 0 V 723 O 5 Lititiz 6-7766
Local Couple Wed 55 Years [Newspaper Article] — Lancaster Farming — 6 January 1956
Local Couple Wed 55 Years Keystone Farmer Degrees Given 9 Mr . and Mrs . Phares M Habecker , of near Mechanic Grove , celebrated their recent 55 th wedding anniversary Christmas . Day with an annual Christmas dinner at their home . Members of their immediate families who attended the affair were . Mrs . Marie Wagner , Loren , Russell , Darlene and Tommy , from Denton , Md ; Mr and Mrs . H , Roy Grove , Philadelphia ; Beulah M . Grove , Lebanon ; Leah K . Meyer , Collegeville ; and Sylvia A . Nicholas , at home . _^ Mr . and Mrs . Habecker were married Dec 8 , 1900 . ( Continued from Page One ) Hastings , Rl Kirkwood , and is a senior at Solanco . Richard is also a senior , the son of Mr . and Mrs John Hastings , Rl Kirfcwood Mr . Herr is the son of Mr . and Mrs . Grable Herr , R 2 Quarryville , and was graduated last spring . Mr Ecklin , a senior , is the son of Mr and Mrs Luther Ecklin , Drumore . From Lampeter-Strasurg , Richard D Mylm is a senior , the son of Mr and Mrs . H- Robe...
Farm Show Will Open on Monday [Newspaper Article] — Lancaster Farming — 6 January 1956
Farm Show Will Open on Monday ( Continued horn page one ) place winners wil share a record $ 55 , 968 in cash premiums offered by the ) Farm Show Commission ___ The 1956 Farm Show starts a new year for Pennsylvania agriculture and provides a display of agricultural _products , equipment and supplies never before _equaled m quantity or quality , according to Dr William 1 . Henrang , State Secretary of Agriculture who is steering the first show under this administration as chairman of the Farm Show Com ¬ , Farming for Freedom Dedicated to the theme Farming foi Freedom , the exposition is designed to inspire and instruct rural people to the extent that they might be able to meet _^ more adequately those problems that are bound to- arise during the year ahead , he declared ~ This Farm Show will be a revelation to farmers , consumeis , processors and distributors of Pennsylvania quality farm products , Secretary Henning added . We regret that it was necessary to turn away more than 100 a...
Erie County ' s Health Bureau Approved by State [Newspaper Article] — Lancaster Farming — 6 January 1956
Erie County s Health Bureau Approved by State HARRISBURG — A County Department of Health for Erie County , approved by voters there in a popular referendum last month by better than four-to-one , is expected to be in operation early in 1956 . Dr Beiwyn F -Maittison , State Secretary of Health , expressed confidence that as a result of the vote the people of Erie County will have better health services than heretofore , and thus eventually will have better health , and that ~ other counties will follow suit As a result of this latest favorable vote , more than 4 , 379 , 000 Pennsylvanians will be served directly by their own county health departments , or other local health units . This is approximately 40 % of the population of the State . Other counties served by local departments of health are : Philav _dejphia , Bucks , and Butler , while Pittsburgh has its own City Health Department . County health departments intimately responsible to the local needs of the . county , and direc...
Egg Role Tops In Breakfast [Newspaper Article] — Lancaster Farming — 6 January 1956
Egg Role Tops In Breakfast ( Continued from Page One ) and president of the Lancaster Count } Poultry Association , told ol the sign erection Saturday at g 30 a m . William H . Wilson , sales manager oi Hubbard _Firms and new-ly-named director of publicity for poultry in the county , introduced recent contest winners , Mrs . Samuel Bailey of Eden Road , Lancaster , for her traditional egg recipe . Charles Millinger of the Lancaster Boy s Club for his modem egg recipe , and the Lancaster County Poultry , Queen , Miss Ruth Weidksel of Kirkwood . _Fiomlhe Poultry &amp; Egg National Board , Leslie S . ¦ Hubbard _explained work of his group , woik in the boards experimenita ! kitchens , and told that with offices _already in Chicago ( headquaiters ) , Boston and San Francisco a fourth may be opened in the South . Most Complete , Most Perfect The egg is one of nature s most complete , most perfect ioods . he told , - and if a man ate six eggs tor breakfast ( one in the Wednesday m...
Ralston Purina Founder Dies Christmas Eve [Newspaper Article] — Lancaster Farming — 6 January 1956
Ralston Purina Founder Dies Christmas Eve ST LOUIS , Mo . — William H . Danforth , founder and chairman of the board of the Ralston Purina Company , died of a heart attack on Christmas eve at his _&gt; home in St Louis . He was 85 years old - Mr . Danfoith had been active until he was stricken while waiting with his family for the arrival of Christmas carolers He was founder and president of the National Christmas Carols Association . Pioneer in Feed Industry One of the pioneers of the commercial feed industry , Mr . Danforth became associated with _, the Robinson Danforth Commission Co . in St Louis in 1894 The principal -pioduct of the small business was a feed lor horses and mules Secretary of Commerce Weeks _forcasts that stoies will enjoy the Ibest Chirisihmas sales in Jiistory ihiis fall .
Page 3 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Lancaster Farming — 6 January 1956
Negro teachers face loss of joibs iji in I eg ration Bent-ion says fanmens are aid _iu&amp;Utig to _s &gt; eace . GENUINE CHINCHILLAS _Stolss this Valuable » nim » l In 70 m bJ . pt in en i or ip * re room . Costs about $ 2 50 pei ye * r to feed . Bears up to 12 _iciis Write lor free _literaturi or visit , our herd . Supplement your Farm Income by Raising genuine Chinchillas Koenig s Chinchilla Ranch 21 IS Marietta Av _« . _Rohentown _, Pa . _Lancaster County Lane . 4-8558 _is _«»« tt _« tttfflmnmtttttfflttffltttttttttttatttmatm New York \ f Mutual Of Your ... MONY ADVISOR ! BONY SAVING FUNS MONY * f u Af &amp;o EMPLOYEE BENEFIT PLANS * &lt; « Robert H . Phillips g NEW I k MONY TMT POLICY I _J OFFERS YOU it t _H t _10 , &lt;) 00 of Life Insurance for a tew cents a day . Ideal for a _Jfamily g j man . for a temporary business risk , and young farmers . ¦ $ ! J - 53 N . Duke St . 53 . Main St . [• Lancaster Pa . Mountville Pa . § is Phone : 4-60...
Page 3 Advertisements Column 2 [Newspaper Article] — Lancaster Farming — 6 January 1956
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UNKNOWN [Newspaper Article] — Lancaster Farming — 6 January 1956
TWO PIONEERS-PASS ON Last week two Lancaster County farming pioneers passed on , both of high stature in their own field , both modest but recognized , both authorities in their subjects whose counsel was sought by hundreds . One was Henry K . Landis _, co-founder of the Landis Valley Farm Museum . The other , Arthur S . Young , farm equipment dealer of Kinzers _ . Mr . Landis was in his 90 th year , Mr . Young in his 66 th . Of Mr . Young , C . Rahkin Wiley , new clerk T ) f quarter sessions court and a southern Lancaster County farm equipment man , . said : He possibly contributed more to the farm equipment industry than any other one man m the state . He appeared in Washington when steel was scarce to plead the case of the farm equipment manufacturer ; he was secretar of the Lancaster County Farm Equipment Dealers since 1920 , and secretary of the State Association Id-years from its time of founding to 1952 . _^ Both collected memorabilia of the farm industry , from the day of th...
This Week on Lancaster Farms [Newspaper Article] — Lancaster Farming — 6 January 1956
This Week on Lancaster Farms ( This _Wertc In 1905 ) By JACK REICHARD . A most important event of interest to farmers , 50 years ago this week , was the two-day session of the annual Farmers Institute at Quarryville , with the Hon . William H- _ Brosius , of Fernglen . presiding , and _Norman C . Maule , of Collins , acting secretary . - The institute opened with an address of welcome by James Collins , of Quarryville . which was followed by an appropriate musical program . Chief speaker during the twoday period was Prof . Wells W . Cooke , of Washington , D . C , who spoke on the overage , cosf of food consumed in those days and the relative value of the foods- Prof . Cooke stated that food for the average American m 1906 would cost about 30 cents per day . Other speakers on hand dur * ing the various sessions included the Hon Thomas J . Philips , of Atglen , John F . Shanik , New Providence and J . A . Bruckhart , _Lititz _, one of the largest poultry raisers m the county . The Ho...