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—Lancaster Farming, Friday, March 2, 1956'
Steers $15.50 @ 16.50
CWT In Martin Sale
In the D. W. Martin & Sons
sale between BareviUe and Vog
ansville, 26 steers sold from
$15.50 to $l6 50 cwt. Twenty-five
shoats went at $ll and $l6 50 a
head, 250 laying hens at $l.BO
apiece. In the implement line,
tractors sold at $505 and $640,
manure loader $l2O, mowing
machine $lO5, corn at $44 a ton,
hay $23 50 a ton, 12,000 tobacco
laths, $2 50 per hundred.
Auctioneers were Abe Diffen
bach and Charles Bachman.
Two Tractors Sell at $525,
$325 in Kauffman Sale
Two tractors, one a 1954
model, sold for $525 and $325 in
the public sale on the Raymond
C Kauffman faim in Bast Hemp
field Township Wednesday of
last week- A cultivator sold for
$l2O, tobacco hoeis S6l, tobacco
planter $214, two range shelters
$3l and $47, spring barrow $7O,
hay at $25 a ton, corn $47 a ton,
and two ladders $25 each.
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License Suspension Penalties
Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Department of Revenue
Bureau of Highway Safety, Harrisburg
A. Speeding: , .
1, On highways or streets where maximum allowable
speed is 50 mph or less (except on Pa. Turnpike Sys
tem): mph in excess of speed limit (But only if speed
is 50 mph or higher):
NUMBER OF DAYS SUSPENSION
C. Driving through stop sign or
traffic light warning warning 15
D. Improper passing on curve or
crest of hill 15 30 90
E. Driving during suspension
Racing 180 Discretion Discretion.
of secretary of secretary-'
Proposed Policy to he Followed by the Department of
Revenue in Suspending an Operator’s License
1. Any listed offense will be counted for the purpose of
determining the number of offenses committe'd upon
occurrence of a subsequent offense, except when
the prior offense is in group C. Two offenses in group
C will count as one offense for this purpose.
2. A prior offense will be counted only if it occurred
within three years of the present offense. At the
initiation of the new program offenses which have
occurred within three years thereof will be counted.
3. There will be no so-called restricted licenses issued
(except for compelling medical reasons.)
Ist 2d 3rd
Offense Offense Offense
5 to 15 warning 15 30
16 to 25 15 30 90
26 to 35 30 90 150
36 and over 60 90 180.
2. On highways or streets where maximum allowable
speed is more than 50 mph and on Pa. Turnpike Sys
tem: mph in excess of speed limit:
5 to 10 warning 15 30
11 to 20 15 30 90
21to 30 30 90 150
31 and over 60 120 180
B. Driving too fast for conditions.
Driving to left of center of highway.
Improper passing except on curve
or crest of hill warning 15 30
Folliwng too closely.
Failure to yield right of way.
George M. Leader has announced
an entirely new system of license
suspension penalties for viola
tors of Pennsylvania’s Motor
“I have instructed Secretary of
Revenue Gerald A. Gleeson to
put this new program into effect
at once in the Bureau of High
way Safety,” Governor Leader
said and added, “I sincerely be
lieve this new procedure assures
Pennsylvania motorists a more
equitable system of penalties
while maintaining our excellent
highway safety standards.
“Our reasons for establishing
this new are two-fold,”
Governor Leader said. “First, the
issuing of restricted driving
licenses has been done on \ dis
cretionary basis which imposed
an undue burden on the opera
tor and on the Secretary of
“Under this new policy, there
will be no restricted driving
“Secondly,” the Governor ex
plained, “under our former policy
of suspension, many of the courts
in Pennsylvania questioned the
reasonableness of the penalty
and refused to sustain the sus
pension. We feel our new sys*
tem of graduated* penalties, de
pendang on the character of the
violation and prior record of the
violator, will eliminate the ques
tion of ‘reasonableness’ in the
“This new procedure recogn
izes that the real problem in
enforcing our motor vehicle code
is with the repeater and the
penalties therefore, are more
(severe for this type of violator,”’
Governor Leader said
“The success of our highway
safety enforcement now is based
on both certainty and seventy.”
The new policy was establish
ed after an extensive survey and
review of hundreds of typical
Bureau of Highway Safety, the
Justice Department and the
The penalties for the second
and third offense within a three
Visit Sherer Farm
Two military officers from
Formosa, Lt. Col. Ho Shueh of
Taipeh Taiwan, and Ist Lt. J.
L. Sun. also of Formosa, visited
the Twin Valley Goat Farm as
guests of Mr and Mrs. Walter
M. Sherer, R 2 Manheim, this
Also accompanying the two,
now studying American Military
Methods 'at the Aberdeen Prov
ing Grounds, was Ist Lt. William
C- Wheeler, Normandy, Mo.
year period are more severe
-than the penalty for the first
offense. The penalty after three
offenses within the three year
period shall be fixed by the Sec
retary of Revenue-
“For the first time in nearly
20 years,” Governor Leader said,
“it will be possible for a first
offender to receive a letter of
‘warning’ rather than a suspen
For speeding offenses a viola
tor may receive anything from a
letter of “warning” on first of
fense to a 180 day suspension on
third offense depending on how
fast he was driving heyond the
fixed speed limit.
On other motor vehicle code
violations such as driving too
fast for conditions, improper
turning, reckless driving, follow
ing too closely, etc., the viola
tor may receive a letter of warn
ing on first offense or a 30 day
suspension on third offense.
One of the most severe, penal
ties faces those who drive dur
ing suspension or are guilty of
racing These violators face a
suspension of 180 days on first
A complete table of the new
system of penalties for viola
tions of the Pennsylvania Motor
Vehicle Code is attached. Any
violation not listed is subject to
penalty at the discretion of the
Secretary of Revenue.
Donald C. Walter
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Farm Near $430 Acre
In Sale North of Gap
Offered by Mrs. Edna Sweig
art, a 42-acre farm there mile,
north of Gap at Spring Garden
sold to D. Ira Stoltzfus, Gap, foi
$lB,OOO in public sale.
A nine-acre field sold at $3,025
Holstein bull $239, Holstein cow
up to $l9l. In the implemen
line, a tractor brought $352 50
hay rake 0186, manure speadei
0142-. Leßoy Zook, Atglen, Waj
LIVESTOCK NUMBERS UP
Pennsylvania livestock inveq
tories at 2,850,000 head -i
show an increase of 22,000 heac
over the number of cattle, hogs
sheep, horses and mules reports
on farms Jan- 1, 1955 Commoi
cial broilers totaled 23,207,000 on
Jan. 1 this year, down a half pei
cent from a year earlier, but uj
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