Lancaster farming. (Lancaster, Pa., etc.) 1955-current, January 20, 1956, Image 1
Vol. 1, No. 12 ~ 4-H Beeves at Farm Show Sell For $40,089.06 HARRISBURG. The 125 4-H baby beeves -exhibited at the Farm Show were sold Friday afternoon for a total of $40,089.06 for an average of 29.56 cents per pound. They weighed a total of 135,580 pounds. Without the grand champion and the reserve grand champion the per pound average was 28.04 cents a pound. Twenty-seven open class steers were sold following the 4-H sale. The open class steers weighed a total of 26.675 pounds and sold for $6,452 02. for an average of 2418 cents per pound , Large buyers Included: Susquettiannla Frozen Food Center, Sunbury, 14; Schluder burg-Kurdle, Baltimore, 11; Sea chnst Bros., York, 8;. Leesport Livestock Market, Leesport, 8; J, F. Fisher & Son, York, 6; Armour & Co., Reading, 5; Med fords, Inc., Cheater. 6; Acme Market, 5; Spungin Abattoir Co., Harrisburg, 4; Crystal Restaurant, Reading, 4; Hershey Abattoir, Hersheyr 3 The following took two steers each: _ William BE. Peters, Harrisburg; M C Barnhart, New Kingston; Buy Rite Market, Lancaster; Charles A. B- Heinz, Carlisle; Krocks Garage, Nazareth; John Frey, Stonersville; Economy Meat Market, York; El Central Restaurant, Harrisburg, Penn Hams Hotel; S. H- Rothermel, Lewistown; Leo S. Schmidt, Harnsbhrg; Steinbacher Packing Co, Elizabeth, N. J; J- Earl- Mengel, W. W- Snavely & C. C. Snavely, Harrisburg; J A Shil low, Columbia; C. W. Heffner, Schuylkill Haven. These buyers took one steer each: ' Marysville Super Market, Marysville; Patterson Meat -Mar ket, Littlestown; Markles Meat Market, Hanover; Keystone Meat Store (Armour & Co.), Reading; Hess Store, Mt. Joy; Wagner Farms, Krolls Meat Market, Mt. Joy, Harry L- Scott, Gettysburg; Iceland, Inc., Elizabethtown; George Washington Tavern, Leb anon; Arthur C. Klmg, Landis burg, Brillharts Meat Market, Hanover; Meadow Valley Ab batoir, Gettysburg; Joe Weisser, Columbia;' Clearview Diner, Lan caster; Howard Johnson’s Res taurant, Richies Market, Hunt ingdon; Ferguson" and Hassler, Quarryville; Paul E. Sanger, Leb anon, . Lerner. Allentown; and S S Pomeroy, Harrisburg. Buyers of the steers in the open class ait the Farm Show included: " Medford’s Inc, Chester, 7 Etcers; C- OB- Yost, Loganville, and Arbegast and Bastian, 5 steers each; William, H. Peters, Harrisburg; S- H- Rothennel, Lewistowrj, and William H. Peters, Harrisburg, 2 steers each. Monday night's snow stormy ’yhidh blanketed Lancaster Conty, .might Jhave reproduced this scene froth-the front door of Grant Heilman’s home near Lititz. The Harry Lee Hoar’s Champion Steer Brings $1,639.37 HARRISBURG _ — “Champ” 1075-pound Hereford, grand champion 4-H baby beef of the Pennsylvania Farm Show, sold for $1.52 -% a pound Friday at the Uvetock auction that conclud ed the 1956 expoition. This amounted to a total of $1,639 37 Shown by Harry Lee Hoar, 14, of Gap, RD 1, “Champ” was brought by Howard Johnson Restaurants Last year’s grand champion sold for $l5l per lb- The reserve grand champion, “Amos.” 1020-lb Angus shown by Kenneth Miller, 18, Nazareth, RD 1, sold for $l.OO per lb for a total of $1,020.' The buyer was Crystal Restaurant, - Reading Last year’s reserve grand cham pion sold for $1.05 per lb Other Sales Other top 4-H Club baby beeves sold as follows. Champion Shorthorn, shown by Margaret Ann Hoar, Gap, RD 1, .Lancaster County, 1070 lbs, sold at 50 cents a lb to Susquehanna Frozen Food Center, Sunbury, total price $535. Reserve champion Hereford, shown by Peggy Hackman, Eliza bethtown, RD 3, Lancaster Coun ty, 1215 lbs. sold at 36 cents a (Continued on Page Five) Quarryville, Pa., Friday, January 20, 1956 February - Lancaster Farming County Awards 485 Lancaster County upheld agricultural tradition by re turning from the 1956 State Farm Show with 45 chara ionship trophies and 485 rib bons- Kenneth Rutt. Peach Bot tom, was named champion of the 4-H showmanship con test. Dr. Henning To Speak on Beef Outlook Prospects facmmg the producer of beef will be discussed by Penn sylvania’s State Secretary of Ag riculture, Dr. William L Henning at a Wednesday, Feb 1 meeting in the'Guernsey sale ,Pavihon east of Lancaster- The meeting opens at 10 a- m. Cooperating as sponsors of the program are Farm Bureau co operatives ip. Lancaster, Chester, Lebanon and Delaware Counties- W- C. Fish, agricultural re presentative of Eli Lilly & Co-, Indianapolis, will discuss the con troversial stilbestrol (dlietlhylstil bestrol) and new developments m thatr line of cattle feeding. Other facets of beef feeding will be discussed by two Farm Bureau feed specialists, J. F. Smith, feeding urea to cattle, and L. C Fogel on results of fattening itests- ' ' _ Concluding the all-day program will be a carcass grading demon stration and a question-answer period. EMPLOYES’ OPEN BOUSE Employes of'the New Holland Machine Co-, and their families will inspect the company’s new baler assembly plant Saturday in an “open house” from 10 a. m. to noon. above photo Is of the February Variety, but the snow closed many Lancaster Coun ty schools and blocked several rural roads. More Snow Is Expected Over County Prospects that Lancaster Coun ty will have more snow seem evident with a storm brewing on the west Gulf Coast, according to the U S Weather Bureau of fice m Lancaster. It could be that several inches of snow may fall, to add to two weeks of win try weather that has put records on pretty much a normal basis. In Lancaster last week, -6 of an inch of moisture resulted from the Farm Show opening ice storm, and other parts of the County reported a needed -6 to .7 Of an inch. Snows Monday night clogged several Southern Lancas ter County roads and forced one day school holidays at Quar ryville and Strasburg, as well as elementary 1 schools in Martic and Pequea Townships. The Monday night snow net ted as much as five inches in parts of Southern Lancaster County. Safe Harbor recorded three, Holtwood 3%. Drifts were common, driving was hazardous, but cinder trucks and plows were on the job early. POULTRY EXCHANGE MEET Five new directors for the Lan cater Poultry Exchange were elected Wedneday night in a meeting at the Rohrerstown Elem entary School. They are Glen H- Herr, R 1 Manheim; Noah W. Kreider, R 3 Manheim; Dr. E. I. Robertson of Lancaster; William C. Schultz, Fairfield, and Jacob N. Eshelman, R 2 Mount Joy. About ’IS attended. Wayne Rent schler, M. M- Smith, A. G. Bucher all gave words of commendation for the Exchange. $2 Per Year Barn-Raising Methods for Poultry Center Volunteer workers whose inter est is m the poultry industry will erect the new Lancaster Poultry Center Iby the time-honored “'bam raising” method 1 so typical of the Pennsylvania Dutch. Dr. E- I. 'Robertson, president of the Lancaster County Pouilltry Association will head the fund raising campaign with an initial goal of $30,000. Cooperating is Levi Brubaker, president of the iLan caster County Poultry Ex change- Fund drive chairmen have been named by townships as follows: Bart—Chris Beiler, Paradise Rl; Brecknock—David Hurst, Bow mansville; Caernarvon Ira Nissley, Morgantown; Clay—Leon Wmgenroth, Stevens Rl; Oole irain—Carroll Barton, (Lancaster; Conestoga—Carl Hamish, (Lan caster R 6; Conoy—Paul Hnestand, Maneta-Rl; Drumore—John Mus ser, Qularryville Rl; Earl George Weaver, New Holland R 2; East Cooalico—Mar vin Sweigart, Stevens Rl; East Donegal—Martin K. -Miller, Florin; East Drulmore Loren Bucher, QuairryviMe RD; Bast Earl—Harry Weaver, Blue Ball; East Hemip'ield Raymond N. -Miller, Lancaster; East (Lampeter —Phares Landis, Lancaster R 4; Eden—John Landis, Strasburg; Elizabeth'—Dr. C. L. Wentsdx, Lititz;- Eohrata —Robert Euipers, New Holland; Fulton—lra Root, Peach Bottom R 2; Lancaster— R 5; Leacock—Richard, MeUinger, Bird-In-itland Rl; Little Britain —Laverne Pownall QuarryvtiMe Rl; Manheim—Willi aim A Fore* •man, Lancaster; Manor—Robert Parr, Mailers* ville Rl; Martic—Harry T- Bos sier, Holtwood R 2: Mt. Joy—Oas sel C. Mummau, Mt Joy Rl; Pa radise—O. WdiH'iam Skethway, Pa J . radise Rl; Penn—Noab W. Krei der, Manlheim R 3; Pequea —• Wilson Scott. Willow Street Rl; Providence —Jack Michael, Stras iburg Rl; Rapho—Eugene Cassel, Landis ville; ©adsbury—-G Walter Jack son, Christiana; Salisbury—Jona ithan Lafpp, Gap Rl; .Strasburg— Earl Hershey. Lancaster, Upper Leacdok F- W. Fisher, Lea cock; Warwick Ray Colvin, Lancaster; West Cocalico—lrvin Grayibdl, Stevens Rl; West" Donegal—Jay R. Greider, Elizabethtown; West Earl —• George Zeiset. Browns town; West Hemp field—Daniel Good, Colum bia Rl; and West Lampeter—- Jdhn H. Herr, and Roy F. Herr. Lancaster R 7. Log Sawing Title At Farm Show to Millville Pair HARRISBURG John and Jacob Suit, brother from Mill ville, RD 2, Columbia County, won by default in the annual Farm Show log sawing contest. Two (other teams entered in the event did not appear, reportedly be cause of illness and injury. To give the crowd a thrill the Suits, with a two-man cross-cut saw, ripped through a 20-inch square oak log in 51.2 seconds. The Farm Show record of 29.2 seconds on round oak logs was set last year by the Kojanic Bro thers, McKean County- Top prize was $25.