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Saturday Storm Damage
Here is another view of the tobacco shed
on the Aaron S. Glick farm in southern
Lancaster County that collapsed undeY
high winds across the Commonwealth
Saturday evening. On the extreme left is
Manufactured binder leaf,
Vhere “dough” from pulverized
tobacco is mixed with liquid cel
lulose ajid rolled into sheets, is
promising to be one of the most
revolutionizing items in the in
dustry today—all from Lancaster
Experiments in the research
department of the General Cigar
Co., Inc., are leading to eventual
use in all brands produced by
that firm, and may extend into
the millions per year.
Yet company officials are
quick to reply that it is highly
unlikely Homogenized Tobacco
Leaf will replace natural bind
ers in the foreseeable future.
Elasticity of the new HTL
makes it most adaptable for
cigar use, but it is felt that it
will have no effect on present
production by Lancaster County
By the same token, HTL may
open new market fields for the
Lancaster County grower. In
creased yields from improved
strains are m the future, as
well, and in turn may reduce
farmers’ operating costs.
Natural Leaf Stays
There will always be some
demand for natural leaf, and it
is highly probable that Pennsyl
vania leaf will continue on a
competitive basis with that from
Connecticut and Wisconsin price
Better filler types may be
needed in the County, to meet
a market demand that calls for
a milder leaf of the type grown
today in Maryland. However, the
HTL process uses all of the leaf,
even the stem,' all pulverized,
then bound by plastic, so to
'The HTL also eliminates cer
tain phases of, labor in manu
facture, and thus may result m
lower production cost.
EXPERIMENTAL FARM SOLD
The Pennsylvania State Univ-,
ersity experimental farm at
Landisville has been sold to be
subdivided into 40 to 60 lots,
according to E. R. Noll, who will
develop the 30-acre tract. Homes
selling from 811,500 to $13,500
will be erected on lots everaging
80 by 124 feet.
Democrats in Alabama curb
1956 Eisenhower supporters.
a tractor, buried under splintered timbers
The entire structure was shoved 25 feet
east and dodged against the tile silo, pre
venting damage to other farm buildings.
(Lancaster Farming Staff Photo.)
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When You Buy A Tractor
TRACTION BOOSTER System
Changes a dragging load to a rolling load
, to increase traction on
rear wheels automatically, as needed.
Power*- Shift Rear Wheels
Spaces wheel width to match crop
or job Tequirements with engine power.
N. G. Myers & Son
L. H. Brubaker
PETERBOROUGH-, N. H, A
registered Guernsey cow, Wye
Heights Impeller, owned by Dr
George T Pack, Wrightsville, Pa >
has produced 15,476 lbs of milk
and 796 lbs of (fat in her last
lactation. This production repre
sents approximately 7200 quarts
of high-quality milk. This is ac
cording to the official Advanced
Registry record released by the
American Guernsey Cattle Club
“Impeller” was an eight-year
old and was milked three, times
daily for 365 days.
Guernsey cows on official test
have steadily increased produc
tion ovef the years- The average
cow in the United States pro
duces only about one half as
much as the average purebred
Guernsey on official test.
The sire of “Impeller” is Gleg
hom Maxim. 26 sons and tested
daughters of this bull are listed
in the Performance Register of
the American Guernsey Cattle
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It Has . . .
And . 4-PLOW POWER
’em all up and you get . . .
SAT.ES and service
Mann & Grumelli Farm Service
Lancaster Farming, Friday, March 2, 1956
7200 QUARTS PRODUCED
Makes Implement hookup minute quick.
SNAP COUPLER AND TRACTION BOOSTER ARE
2 - Clutch Power Control
Lets PTO deliver full power to
harvesting machinery as tractor stops
or eases over rough spots.
SILVER §3B-41 DOZEN
In a Saturday auction at the
Rohrerstown Mennonite Church,
old fashioned knives and forks
sold from $3B to $4l a dozen.
Pepper services went at $l3 20
per dozen. Iron posts brought
$4 75 each Henry Shremer was
One of the basic rules for safe
winter driving is—follow at a
safe distance. The State Police
Commisioner joins with the Na
tional Safety Council in stres
sing the wisdom of allowing
ample room for stopping.
Tests have proven it takes
three to 12 times as far to come
to a halt on snow and ice as on
dry pavement. The use of tire
chains cuts braking distance
about 50 per cent and provides
often needed traction to keep
Compulsion is often substit
uted for mental processes.
Snavelys Farm Service
New Holland, Pa.
L. H. Brubaker