Lancaster farming. (Lancaster, Pa., etc.) 1955-current, September 21, 1956, Image 12

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    —Lancaster Farming
Friday Sept. 21, 1956
Benson to Speak
At Milling, Feed
Industry Parley
''’Sttrftary of Agriculture Ezra
Taft Benson will speak before
the final session of the 78th an
nual convention of the Pennsyl
vania Millers’ and Feed Dealers:’
Association on Tuesday Sept. 25
at the Abraham Lincoln Hotel
in Reading. Assistants to the
SEPTEMBER 26 - 27 ■ 28
Phone: Write:
Ephrata J^| o P. 0. Box 157
-545 J upnrata, ra.
PAINT to the
Consumer at
Wholesale Prices
um tmunu mu sunt
Secretary predict that Mr. Ben
son’s speech will be a major ag
ricultural policy address pointed
to the eastern farmers. Benson
will be introduced by Senator
James H.' Duff.
Members of the vast Penn
sylvania milling and feed in
dustry will gather into Read
ing beginning Monday Sept.
24, to celebrate the 78th year
Of the forming of their organ
ization the oldest in the
country and to hear an dr
ray of speakers outline ways
for them to “better serve to
morrow’s farmer”. Three
rooms of the vast suite occu
pied by the convention groups
will be devoted to displays of
suppliers of the milling and
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feed industry.
Mayor Donald V. Hock of Al-j
lentown will keynote the con
vention when he addresses the
luncheon session on Monday,
Sept. 24.
Professor H. H Kauffman, Dr.
Samuel B. Gus, 'Professor J. S.
Taylor, and Dr. C. E. French,
all of the Pennsylvania State
University, will cover poultly,
b-eeft and dairy cattle, their dis
eases and feeding. Dr. .R M.
Bethke of the Ralston Putina
Company will speak on the in
creasingly popular use of drugs
and chemical additives in feeds
Pennsylvania Secretary of Ag
riculture, William. L. Hennnlng,
as well as Joseph S. Clark, for
mer mayor of Philadelphia, now
Democratic candidate for United
States Senate, will share the
speakers rostrum during the dm-'
ner meeting of the first day ses
-Speakers for the second day
themes—“ Tomorrow’s Bag 'of
Feed, Selling Tomorrow’s Farm
er, and Tomorrow’s Farm Sup
ply Center” will include Paul
J. Zimmerman, Industrial Feed
Merchandising Director of Baf
fin Manufacturing Company,
Gene Sales Counsel and
Director of Advertising Sunshine
Biscuits; Dr E P Smgsen of
the University of Connecticut
Poultry Department; Dr. R. W.
Swift of the Pennsylvania State
Univeisity; and Dr. H. S. Wilgus
of the Peter Hand Foundation.
While the men are hearing
about “tomorrow’s farmer”,
wives will have an opportunity
to sample a program of their
own. They will see a fall fash
ion sho\V, visit famous Read
ing landmarks and industries,
and luhch at a favorite Penn
sylvania Dutch Restaurant.
Secretary of Agriculture Ben
son and his wife are scheduled
to arrive at the Reading airport
on Tuesday at 2 phi He will be
met by Pennsylvania Millers’
and Feed Dealers’ officials, 10
of Pennsylvania’s agricultural
queens, and representative
groups of 4H, FFA, and Boy
Scouts. The entire motorcade
of convertibles will proceed to
the Abraham Lincoln Hotel
Landisville Wind Damage
Monday night tornadic winds caused the damage above
at the Landisville Camp Meeting Grounds. Here is the two
story minister’s residence, at the right a huge tree that
snapped and crushed the corner of the residence. (Lancas
ter Farming Staff Photo).
Com Shredded by Hail
M/Uiu. ana nail ivionaay night ul .oui field
near Mount Joy Similar cases were reported elsewhere in
the northwestern section of the Garden Spot where seveie
wind and hail struck Monday night. (Lancaster Farming
Staff Photo).
Road Near Mount Joy
Bio iced by fallen trees alter Monday eight’s storm
this road near Mount Joy. Extensive damage was' repoi ted
in several sections of northwestern Lancaster County
(Lancaster Farming Staff Photo).
Mourning Doves in
Good Numbers; Open
Season to October 19
Mourning doves are repoitefl
to be in good numbers this >eai.
The shooting season for them is
Sept. 10 to Oct 19, inclusive
The hours are one-half hour be
ford stinn&a to sunset. This pci
iod brings out a fair number of
Pennsylvania hunters who en
joy the sporty shooting these
birds provide.
Cotton acreage in U.S. diops
to a ,70-year low
where Mr Benson will meet
briefly with the press prior to
his appearance during the ban
quet where he will moake h ls