Lancaster farming. (Lancaster, Pa., etc.) 1955-current, July 02, 1966, Image 8

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    B—Lancaster Panning, Saturday, July 2, 1966
• Carol Ann Hess
(Continued Horn Page 1)
Mrs. Allen K. Risser, Leo!a.
Nancy was a June graduate of
Ma nhe i m Township High
School where she majored in
the academic course.
Miss Hess, a graduate of
Lampeter Strasburg High
School, has always admired
the Dairy Princess’ job of
awarding the ribbons at the
shows and fairs. This was one
of the reasons she gave for
Granting to be the Princess.
Carol has been active in 4-H
Club work for the past eight
years. A member of the Baby
Beef Club and the Holstein
Club, she has served as secre
tary and vice president on the
County Council.
In school activities, Carol
has been a member of the
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Elizabethtown, Pa.
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Phone 367-1211
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senior band and senior chorus,
Future Business Leaders of
America, Future Homemakers,
Clerical Club, Student Coun
cil, and Cheer Leader. She
was also captain of the var
sity'hockey team and a mem
ber of the Varsity Club.
A neighbor friend, Miss
Linda Lou Welk, Strasburg
Rl, the 1965 Dairy Princess,
crowned the new Queen and
then gave her Farewell ad
Judges for the event were:
Mrs. Bernard O. Bradley, Su
perintendent of Home Econom
ics Department, Lancaster City
Schools; David May, Program
Coordinator WGSA, Ephrata;
and Frederick P. Sample, Su
pervising Principal of Man
heim Township School District.
Mrs. Herbert M. Royer
served as Dairy Princess Com
mittee Chairman
Area Code 717
HERE’S THE WAY WE CATCH OUR FISH for an order, says Roy
Weaver as he explains how the metal fish trap works. It consists of two, half
baskets which lock together and have a funneled opening on each end. He
tosses it in, waits 10 to 20 minutes, then hauls in his catch. For extra large
orders, a seine is used. L. F. Photo
• Farm Ponds
added leisure time that this with. The natural hazards in
seasonal bait-fish business the fathead business seem
(Continued from Page 1) provides. nearly endless. Of course,
well be used for a family The Weavers built their first flooding of the watershed is
“swimmm’ hole,” or as a pond about ten years ago; they one hazard that can bring' in
source of water for livestock, now operate at least eight contaminated water and un
or for crop or home garden ponds, although there were wanted silt, but properly con
irrigation. If a pond is large several more bn another prop- structed diversion terraces can
enough it might one day be erty which we didn’t see. usually handle that,
used for a public recreation Originally, the largest pond, Snapping turtles and water
business. about one and one-third acres snakes that move in and make
ROY WEAVER in size and eight to nine feet their homes in the ponds are
RAISES “FATHEADS” deep, was used for public bass a constant nuisance. Weaver
One unusual and most in- and bluegill fishing. Unfortu- keeps after these critters with
terestmg use for farm ponds nately, the pond was located a a gun. Blackbirds and King.-
was seen at the Roy H. Weaver mile mom from jthe farm, fishers eat their share of the
farm at Strasburg R 1 Weaver and*' qpuldn’ttC |fe #g>pejly po- tender young fish also Weaver
raised pheasants for the game liced-'-to prevent* “Cusfbmers” seemed particularly to resent
commission for 22 years, but from helping themselves to the blackbirds, which he said
he recently retired from active fishing rights. So Weaver, con- have suddenly become; a real
farming and now concentrates verted * that pond also to bait problem this year.' Eveh as be
on raising “fatheads,” minnows fish production. spoke we watched ' several of
for bait. He and Mrs. Weaver PREDATORS these birds swoop in for a
run this business themselves, PeopleL aren’t the only preda- f ree fish dinner,
and both seem to enjoy the tors
or 16% Dairy Ration
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