Lancaster farming. (Lancaster, Pa., etc.) 1955-current, January 15, 1966, Image 1

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    VOL. 11 NO. 7
Leininger Captures Spotted Gilt
Championship sth Straight Time
ren Leimnger- of Denver R 2
won liis fifth consecutive
.Farm Show Spotted Poland
China grand championship
Tuesday with his senior
spring gilt Miss Ideal. She
was sired by High Pattern,
a boar bred by Ray Fisher
in Ohio, and she is current
ly bred to Leinmger’s Com
mander’s Pride.
Another Leminger gilt,
Sally Ann, took the junior
spring gilt class, but lost out
Lancaster Co. Showmen Take Bull
Titles, But Go Dry In Cow Classes
Lancaster County Holstein
breeders weren’t able to take
any of the top, spots in other
breed classes, they began the
Holstein show' by capturing
the grand and reserve cham
pion. bull titles.
Penn Springs Leader, own
ed by Robert H. Kauffman
of Elizabethtown Rl, topped
-the senior yearling class,
then Went on to take the big
title. Reserve champion and
mnnerup in the senior year
ling class was Ker'chenhill
Shamrock, entered jointly by
John Esh of Lancaster
Hess And Hess
Dominate 4-H
Lamb Show
Seventeen-year-old Tom Hess
of Leola HI, gave Lancaster
County its fourth stiaight
grand champion trio title
Thursday night with his pen
of three hortiebied Hampshue
Fred Hess, also of Leola HI,
had the grand champion in
dividual, giving the Red Rose
4-H Lamb Club its fifth con
secutive Farm Show title in
that category.
Tom is a senior at Manheim
Township High School, and his
cousin Fred is a 1965 graduate
of Warwick Union High School.
The champion Hess animals
were all bied by Green Mea
dow Farms of Leola Rl.
County Placmgs:
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Farm Calendar
Januarj 15 7 p m., Lan
caster County Pomona
Giange #7l, dinner meet
ing at Rhoads Spanish Tav
ern, Quanyville.
January 17 7:30 P ni.,
Bphrata Adult Farmer Arc
Welding Class at Ephrata
High School; subject,
“Welding Cast Iron”.
January 20 7:30 p.m.,
Community Watershed
Meeting sponsored by Lan
caster County Soil and Wa
ter Conservation District;
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for the reserve champion ti
tle to the senior gilt shown
by William Kauffman of
York R 3.
Leimnger, the only Lan
caster County breeder enter
ed in the show, placed six
gilts in the money He won
two firsts, one second, one
third, one sixth and one
eighth place.
Judging the event was
George Corron, swine breed
er horn McComh. Ohio
(See PJioto Page 8)
County and Raymond A.
Seidel, Berks County.
Kauffman’s Leader was
sired by Mooseheart Pioneer.
His dam was Kauffman’s six
year-old cow Regal Lucy.
Leader’s win brought Lan
caster County its first top
buhl title since 1951.
No other first place wins
went ~ to , (“ouuua.iii.-
assortment of thirteen rib
bons was garnered in ten
other classes.
County results:
Yeailing Bull Calf —1,
Robert H. Kauffman (grand
champion); 2, Raymond A.
Seidel and John Esh, reserve
Senior Yeailing—4. Susan
Ann Kauffman, 6, Edwin E
Three-Year-old Dry Cow
4, Robert H. Kauffman.
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ROBERT H. KAUFFMAN, Elizabethtown Rl, at
the proud head of PENN SPRINGS LEADER, grand
champion Farm Show Holstein bull. Leader was sired
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Lancaster Farming, Saturday. January 15, 1966
Manheim Young
Farmers Reelect
Kline As Pres.
Paul Kline, LUitz R 3, was
reelected president of the
Manheun Young Farmers
Monday night in a meeting
in the agriculture room at
Manheun Central High School.
Kline was elected state
Young Fanners Assn presi
dent last November
Other local officers named
Monday were:
Donald Hershey, vice pres
ident Jay Rohrer, secietary;
Gerald Snavely. treasurer;
and Jay Foieman, public re
lations director.
Alf'ter the election, a rep
resentative of the Internal
(Continued on Page 4)
Paul Kline
Brother Act “Steals” 4-H
Baby Beef
50th State
It was a good day for two
young brothers fiom Bed
ford County Thursday at the
4-. H Baby Beet Show as the}
combined their efforts to win
the grand champion title.
It was also a good da} for
reporters, hungiy for good
human interest stones, as
the brothei s fiom Bedford
stole the show b} capturing
the imagination of the pub
lic as their stoiy unfolded
For all practical purposes,
the stoiy began last Novem
ber when 11-} ear-old William
Ribbons Only for
Co. Ayrshires
At Farm Show
Lancaster County Ayrshire
feeders were s'h-jit -out ot.
"the top titles at?' this year’s l
Farm Show for the first time
in eight years Last yeai’s
4-H grand champion shown
by Judy Plory w'as notice
ably absent from this year’s
In the ribbon department
however county Ayrshire
showmen held their own w ith
a total ot thirtv-six ribbons,
including eight first place
Grand champion female was
(Continued on Page 8)
by Mooseheart Pioneer, and is a son of Penn Springs
own Regal Lucy. The senior yearling represented the
county’s biggest win in the Holstein show. L. Photo
Title At The
Farm Show
Dans became the youngest
show man to e\ er win the
steei giand championship at
the Pennsylvania Livestock
Exposition Young Davis, in
his fiist jear ot show com
petition, handled his steer
like a piotessional.
Came Faim Show time,
excitement, and some food
that may hai e not been too
well accepted, and Bill got
sick the daj before the big
show In true storybook fas
hion, mne-vear-old brother
Robert, with no official show
circuit experience, stepped
into the gap and showed his
hi other’s steer all the way
to the title. beating out 152
other contenders'
The reserve title went to
another young, but seasoned,
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Champion Farm
Show Gobbler
At $42 Per Lb.
Farm Show grand champion
■dressed turkey, a 17*A pound
Tom raised by Paul Konhaus
of Mechanicsburg, sold to T>.
E Hoin and Co, York, for
$42 a pound Wednesday
(Continued on Page 7)
$2 Per Year