Lancaster farming. (Lancaster, Pa., etc.) 1955-current, December 02, 1955, Image 1
Vol 1, No. 5 Area Scores in International Livestock Show Pennsylvania is wrapping up new honors in the livestock world at Chicago this week where International Live Stock Exposi tion is winding up - The reserve champion herd, Heiefords, was by Penn sylvania State University, and stood second to lowa State Col lege Purdue University topped the wether lamb show, • while Pennsylvania stood in reserve again on Penn's Ike, a 115-lb Hampshire- Purdue also took grand chaiapionship on South downs, and Penn State reserve on Hampshires Top Cheviots, Hampshires Pennsylvania stole the show in Cheviots and Hampshires, scor ing'first in Lve weight contests its wgll as championship for wether lambs of both breeds, plus the winning pen of three Cheviot wethei lambs Jay Espensliade, RD Elizabeth town, placed first in individual nudging in the 4-H overall live stock jdgmg contest Eight mem bers of Lancaster County 4-H teams are finishing up a week at the famed'lnternational- , - *, Pennsylvania Scores--- " Champion - carlbt again was, awarded -a noted lowa firm, Whose winnings ,rie almost tradi tional, with Karl and Jack Hoff man placing first with ‘ their Hterefords- w. , Top Angus was from a firm that just & few days ago set a similar record in / the Eastern National Livestock Exposition at Timonium, Md,- Ankonian OB ISth winning grond championship Angus-'bulls for "Antony Farm, Rhinebeck, N. Y , and Mil larden Farms, Annville, Pa- lowa State-College showed the-cham pion Angus held- - Production Credit Meeting on Dec* 15th .Plans-for the, annual stock holders? meeting of the Lancaster Production ' Ciedit Association and the National Farm Loan As sociation. of Lancaster have been announced by Lee R Brobst, as sistant secretary-treasmer. The-date is Dec. 15 at 11:30 a m in the Old-Mount Joy High School. Around 400 to 500 peo ple from Lancaster, Lebanon.and Dauphin Counties' are expected to' attend- In addition to the regular business. meeting, recognition will be given several outstanding Four-H - and Future - Farmer young folks, and Dr. J William Frey of the Franklin & Marshall College' faculty will present his interesting and amusing talk on “The Pemwlvapia Dutch” SAFETY BACKFIRES. Louisville, Ky.—While helping /deliver equipment for a school safety demonstration, Cnt Dam on, 62, waS‘ injured seriously when thrown from a city truck representedaa-S4<»f ydiV.. operates -> broiler farm at Millway'between 593,6011 .County, aTjgpod grp- Lititz and Ephrata, feeding sorre-of bis llrweek-old portion of Keystone Stated total $36,117,000- Meat Packers* Here Grant Heilman has photographed Leßoy Horst* Angus Average $1,127 in Show Window Auction -'Registered Aberdeen - Angus selling at-the 1955 * International “Show Window” Sale, Monday night,'Nov. 29 brought an over age of $1,127 The sale, held at the Salve Pavilion in Chicago's Interna tional Amphitheatre, is an an nual event, sponsored by the American Aberdeen - Angus Breeders’ Association .and tradi tionally held. during; the Inter national Livestock Exposition. The total amount brought for the 50 purebisd Blacks selling was $56,330- Ten bulls sold for a total of $11,900, while forty fe males brought $44,430 to aver age. $l,lll - price of the sale for an _ individual animal was paid by Femdale Ranch, Santa Paula, Calif, for die female-, Fannie Bess of DenMor 14th. She was consigned by Paul B- Dennis, Wilmington, Ohio, sold for $5,300. Top-selling bull was Highlands Bandolier 85th. A consignment of Mrs. E H Heckett, Valencia, Pa., die was pui chased by Stoney crest Farm, Oxford, Conn, for $3,000 x states and Canada consigned animals to the sale which was managed by Frank Richards, ex ective secretaiy of the American Angus Association Quarryville, Pa., Friday, December 2, 1955 Lancaster County Broilers Wisconsin Top Meat Judging Team in U.S. The University of -Wisconsin team won the intercojlgiate meat judging contes‘ at the Eastern National Live Stock Show in Baltimore Nov T 5. By so doing, they took permanent possession of the National Live Stock and Meat Board's challenge trophy which must be won three times before a -school can claim it for keeps- , - ‘ The University of Wisconsin thus became the first school to retire a trophy at the Baltimore meat judging contest -since the event was inaugurated there by the 'Meat Board* in 1950- ,' The winning team, coached by professor Donald Kropf, was composed of Thomas Zwettler, .Richard Meyer and Darold Drew Zwettler - and Meyer tied for sec ond-top individual honors in the contest and Drew was fifth high man Top individual in the entire contest was Larry Hilgendorf of Pennsylvania State" University. In the classes, North Carolina State Colege led in beef judging; Pennsylvania State ‘ University, pork judging; University of Ten nessee, lamb judging; Cornell University, beef grading; and University of Wisconsin, lamb grading. - D. F. Abe Assigned To Chester County Dennis Franklin Abe has been assigned to work with Chester County' Agent R. A- Powers and Associate County Agent J- H- Ways, as well als Delaware County Agent H. O Wilcox, the Pennsylvania State University has announced- A native of Maryland, Mr- Abe was graduated from the Uni versity of Maryland with a bache lor of science degree in 1953- He has also taken graduate work in fruit processing- • SPABC Adds New Bull to Service, Lucifer Grandson Wimarjo Pabst Regal Lucifer* grandson of the famed Holstein Lauxmont Admiral Lucifer, has been purchased by the South eastern -Pennsylvania Artificial Breeding Cooperative and will be placed in service soon. The famed Holstein was senior herd sire at Great Brooks Farm, Carlisle, Mass. It will be two or three weeks before necessary papers will be transferred and completed on the 5%-year-old sire. He was bred by Dr. S- H. Stires, Louisville, Ohio, and his first seven daugh ters averaged 13.338 lbs of milk testing four per cent and 532 lbs of butterfat in production. He is out of Lincoln Admiral Outlet Ppsch one of the oldest living daughters of the- famed Lucifer. Both he and his brother hoid Silver Medal type honors. Pravda, ' Communist paper, (has 4,900.000 circulation. Subscribe Now!! For the last few weeks LANCASTER FARMING has been delivered to you as a Boxholder. Free deliveries are ending. To receive your copies from now on send your dollar for a one-year charter subscription today so you won’t miss a single issue of LANCASTER FARMING Quarryville, Penna. Name . _ Route . \ Post Office _ $2 Per Year (MI Winds Nip County; Mercury Continuing Cool kJ Chill wintei winds swept into Lancaster County early this week, but spared the Garden Spot from mountains of snow that tangled traffic in other sections of the nation Unofficially, the coldest spot was 8 above at 7 a m Tuesday at the Lititz Water Woiks, at the Lancaster City Water Works it was 11, and Elizabethtown re ported an unofficial 12 degrees- Coupled with a bone chilling wind, the weather gave test to the topcoat, the anti-freeze, man’s disposition- New Records Set Temperatures plummeted from above freezing to marks much, lower than normal In 24 hours the drop was as much as 21 de grees, from a high Monday of 32- Local records went into obscur ity as new ones were set- This was the coldest November weath er in 17 years In 1938 the Lan caster City -Water Woiks record eb 7.below zero on Nov 26, 1938. But in 1932 it hit 8 above, in 1936 5 above and in 1929 the low was 7 above- icy winds were general through three-quarters of the nation, and even Florida was nipped l by the wintry Waste But the local weatherman, Bernard N- White, departed this week on a two-week vacation, go ing to Milwaukee, Wis-, where his family lives and where he was once stationed Snow Deep in Buffalo In Lancaster six weeks, he is still awaiting the arrival of neces sary weather recording and re porting equipment- No doubt, the cool blasls-along Lake Michi gan will prove more wintry to Mr- White than the Lancaster County blows , Price Adjustment for New York Milk Likely. An adjustment m prices paid milk producers under a New York marketing order may follow' consideration by the United States Department c* Agriculture. It would be $566 cwt for Decem ber, $5.32 for January and Febru ary, 1956. The average, then, for th» three-month period would We $5.43 cwt, or 75 cents below tMe price effective during November. Facts and arguments are to Us submitted in writing to The Sec retary of Agriculture, U. S. De partment of Agriculture, Wash ington 25, D C.