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VOL 26 No. 42
Hostetter Holstein continues winning streak
Dale-Pride Boots Ruthie, the 4-year-old
Holstein owned by Dale, right, and Thelma
Hostetler, Annville, was pinned grand
Maplebound Farm
sweeps Eastern show
KUTZTOWN - Although the
program read, Eastern Penn
sylvania Championship Holstein
Show, by the end of the
could easily have read. The Donald
M. Hostetter Championship Show.
The Parkesburg dairyman and his
family compiled several awards
including Grand Champion
Female, Premier Exhibitor and
Breeder, Produce of Dam, Best
Three Females and Dam
Daughter, not to mention in
dividual class ribbonsr
Hostetter’s aged cow entry,
Maplebound Kate Ben Sun bested
more than 200 Holsteins and wfs
named Grand Champion Female
and Senior Champion.
The 7-year-old cow is sired by a
ball that carries the Hostetter
prefix, Maplebound Kate Gentle
Ben, and out of Car-Mont Happy
With more than 30 years of
judging experience, show judge
William Etgen summed up the
champion of the Lebanon Area Fair Open Dairy
Show, held at the fairgrounds Thursday. She
was shown by son Alan, at halter.
Lancaster Pounty has a
new poultry queen. She is
pretty LaVon Fuhrman. Read
all about LaVon on page Cl 3.
event, which kicked off the Annual
Kutztown Fair, with a short, ac
curate reply.
“Super,— especially the top
Etgen used the words
‘tremendous and marvelous’
throughout the evening when
describing class after class.
“This keeps getting better and
better,” he proclaimed as the
competition shifted from the dry
cows to the lactating classes.
Etgen, a dairy science professor
at Virginia Polytechnic Institute
and State University .at
Blacksburg, coaches the
University’s Dairy Judging Team,
which took first place in national
competition this year.
Reserve Grand Champion
honors went to Dale-Pride Boots
Ruthie owned by Annville
dairyman, Dale E. Hostetter.
His 4-year-old entry, a Boot
maker daughter, was also named
Reserve Senior Champion.
(Turn to Page A 34)
Lancaster Farming, Saturday, August IS, 1961
Editorials, A 10; Now is the time,
AlO; Joyce Bupp’s column, C 5;
Dons Thomas, C 9; Ida’s Notebook,
Cll; Farm Talk, C 39; The Dairy
Business, Dl2.
Homestead Notes, C 2; Home on
the Range, C 6; Farm Women
news, C 9; Kid’s Komer, Cl 2; 4-H
news, Cl 4; Farm news, Cl 7;
Ladies’ Day Out, Cl 9; Adams 4-H
Dairy Show, C2l; Adams Swine
Show, Cl 4; Cecil County Livestock,
C 24.
The Donald M. Hostetter family of
Maplebound Farm, Parkesburg, display some
of the many awards they received at the
Eastern Pennsylvania Championship Holstein
Show which kicked off the Kutztown Fair,
Monday evening. From left to right the group
LEBANON For the second
time this week, Dale-Pnde Boots
Ruthie, a 4-year-old Holstein
owned and bred by Dale G.
Hostetter, Annville, wore a
champion’s ribbon on her show
Her fust pm came during the
Eastern Pennsylvania Holstein
Show held at Kutztown on Monday
she was selected for reserve
grand champion by Judge William
Then on Thursday, Judge James
Shaw of Oley, Berks County chose
this Paclamar Bootmaker
daughter for grand champion of
the Lebanon Area Fair Open
Holstein Show.
With son Alan at halter, Ruthie
topped her class before going on to
be named senior champion of the
show. She also received the second
place Best Udder honors.
Ruthie, who’s scored EX-90, was
die reserve grand champion at the
Lebanon show two years ago. And
The Lebanon County Fair isn’t all work and no play. See page
A 32.
Moving melons-to the market isn’t as easy as would
Exhibitors and prize-winning entries at the FFA South Central
District Dairy Show are pictured on Cl 7.
Limousin class makes first appearance at Western Penn
sylvania Fair. Find out more on page Dl4.
includes: Judge William Etgen, Show Chair
man Harvey Stoltzfus and the Hostetler
Family, Bev, 18, Missy, 8, (holding trophy),
Kim. 12, Dorcas, Donald, Jay, 19 and Susy,
$7.50 Per Year
last year she won a blue ribbon in
her class of 3-year-olds. As a 2-
year-old, this tremendous cow was
given honorable mention
recognition in the All-
Pennsylvama ranking.
Back home on the Hosteller
farm in Annville, Ruthie’s record
as a 2-year-old stands at 22,700
pounds milk. She is one of the
family’s 85 registered milking
And, Ruthie has some young
prospects following in her foot
steps. She has a full sister in the
yearling bam and another which is
still a calf. Unfortunately, says
Alan, Ruthie has only produced
bull calves. But they haven’t given
up hope on her yet.
Judge Shaw went to the first
place 3-year-old for ins reserve
senior and reserve grand cham
pion to the delight of 9-year-old
David Lentz, the son of Robert and
Sandy Lentz, Mount Zion.
San-Bo I Star Katie, a homebred
(Turn to Page A2O)