Lancaster farming. (Lancaster, Pa., etc.) 1955-current, August 10, 1974, Image 5

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    Leach Named to Post at Sperry New Holland
George A. Leach Jr.,
quality control services
supervisor at Sperry New
Holland, has been appointed
safety and health staff
engineer at the firm’s main
office in New Holland, Pa.
He succeeds Truman Coy,
who retired on August 1.
Leach will serve primarily
in an-advisory capacity,
helpirfg all Sperry New
Holland company locations
in the U. S. to develop
policies and practices which
conform to a growing
number of state and federal
safety and health laws. This
Manager Amos Myers says:
“Rate the performance of FNB’s new Penn Hill office.
It may win you this 19-inch, color television set!”
“When Farmers National opened its Penn Hill
office last October, we brought to Southern Lancaster
County more than the finest facility of its kind.
“We brought ‘banking the way you’d do it’; Our
commitment to provide the services and conveniences
that customers truly appreciate.
“Are we succeeding? Rather than rate ourselves,
we’d like you to help us. And, for doing it, we’ll give
you a chance to win a beautiful, 19-inch Zenith color
television! There’s no cost to enter, and no obligation!
“Just make checkmarks appropriately below. Cut
out and mail or take the form* to our Penn Hill office
(address at bottom of adj. Then wait for notice of the
winner to be published, after the prize drawing
on Oct. 4. f
“You’ve nothinglo do but candidly tell j
us how we’re doing. So please do!” ,
Farmers National Bank of "
Ranking Ihr wa\ vou d do it ,
! *
When returning coupon, remember to include your name, address, and phone number.
George A. Leach, Jr.
will include the areas of
environmental control, fire
protection, noise abatement
and first-aid. He will also
provide assistance and
direction as requested by the
company’s Canadian
branches and retail stores.
Leach Joined the company
in 1954 as an industrial
engineer. He was promoted
to senior industrial engineer
and joined the quality
control department in 1956.
He served three years as
standards manager at the
firm’s former plant in
Lancaster and was named to
his present position at New
Holland in 1966.
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He is an instructor with the
American Red Cross, in
volved in training am
bulance and rescue squads in
Lancaster County. A native
of Ardmore, Pa., he attended
the Wharton School of the
University of Pennsylvania.
He and his wife, Helene,
reside at Blrd-in-Hand Rl,
Coy began his employment
with Sperry New Holland in
1949 as a production
engineering manager in the
manufacturing division. He
held this position until being
named staff engineer for
safety and health in April
1972. His entire period of
employment with the
company has been in the
Lancaster Farming, Saturday. August 10.1974
manufacturing division.
He served on the New
Holland borough council for
11 years. A member of the
Society of Manufacturing
Engineers, he served as
chairman of that
organization in 1961-62. He
has also served as a
Republican committeeman
in New Holland and has been
active on Boy Scout work. In
1973 he was United Way
chairman for the New
Holland area.
Coy is a graduate of Ohio
State University. He and his
wife, Ruth, reside at 586
Valley View Drive, New
Lancaster County Pomona
Grange No. 71 will hold their
annual picnic at the Holt
wood Athletic Field Satur
day, August 17, 7 P.M.
Everyone is requested to
bring a meat dish, another
dish and their own place
setting. Rolls, butter and
iced tea will be provided by
Colerain Grange No. 1667.
Mrs. Jesse Wood will be in,
charge of games after the
meal. Grangers and guests
are invited to attend.
Fulton Grange 66 held
their annual picnic July
22nd. on the Grange Hall
grounds at Oakryn. After the
meal the Master Charles
McSparran conducted a
brief business meeting. The
Lecturer, Miss Joyce
Galbreath, and Mrs. J.
Stanley Stauffer Jr. were in
charga of games. Miss
Galbreath announced that
the art and photo contests
will be held in September.
Four officials of the
Wakefield Ambulance,
Association will have the
have the newly purchased
ambulance on display at the
August 12th. Grange meeting
and will tell how it operates,
how to secure its services
and answer any questions
concerning it.
The Youth committee will
sponsor a swimming party at
the home of Mr. and Mrs.
Earle Gilbert Sr., Port
Deposit R.D., Md. Friday,
August 16. Grangers and
guests will go in a group,
leaving the Grange Hall at 7
Pa. Third
In Peach
Early peaches grown in
Pennsylvania orchards now
are available in super
markets, at roadside stands
and public farm markets,
Secretary of Agriculture Jim
McHale said today.
“We have recovered from
two years of short peach
crops,” Secretary McHale
said, “and this year will
have an adequate supply.
Our consumers can expect to
be able to buy prime
mountain-grown Penn
sylvania peaches from now
until after Labor Day.
They’ll find them of ex
cellent color and flavor.”
Pennsylvania’s production
for 1974 is estimated at
2,083,000 bushels, making the
state third in the nation,
following California and
South Carolina. Most of the
peaches are of the free-stone
type, which are best for
eating fresh. They also are
excellent for canning or
The first variety to become
available is Red Haven. Mid
season varieties include
Sunhigh, Loring, Blake, and
Redskin. Late varieties
include Elberta and
Most Pennsylvania
peaches are grown in
Adams, Franklin and York
Counties, with other leading
counties including Berks,
Lehigh, Juniata, Lancaster
and Erie.