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A42-Uncm>f Fanning, Saturday, Noyimbf 13, 1993
Mifflin Co. Correspondent
STATE COLLEGE (Centre
Co.) Three members of the
Pennsylvania Council of Coopera
tives (PCQ were called forward at
this organizations annual meeting
awards banquet to be honored for
their exemplary efforts and dedi
cation to cooperatives.
At the banquet, held at the Nit
tany Lion Inn in State College on
November 2, Master of Ceremo
nies Robert Reich, President &
CEO of Northeastern Farm Credit,
introduced Alan Bair of the Atlan
tic Breeders Co-op who then pre
sented the 1993 Distinguished
Service Award to Carol M. Merc
ner. Farm Credit’s Director of
Member and Public Relations.
Bair said, “Carol Mercner has
served on local PCC committees,
on the regional board and state
board, and has made major contri
butions to each. Mercner exhibits
sincerity and professionalism, is
hard-working, enthusiastic and
Mercner joined Farm Credit
part-time in 1974 and went full
time in 1979 as Marketing Mana
ger. She has served on various
Farm Credit committees and has
received the Baltimore Farm Cre
dit District’s President’s Award.
Mercner served as PCC’s presi
dent since 1991 and earned the
National Cooperative Month
Award in Washington, D.C.
Randy Meabon, a dairyman
r PUBLIC AUCTION
THURSDAY, NOV. 18th
) At 4:30 P.M. |
Leesport Fanners Market, Rt. 61, \
t Leesport, PA (8 miles North of Reading,
’ QUALITY ANTIQUES AND
! COLLECTIBLES J
I Very fine collections of Civil War letters I
< with envelopes, approx. 20 letters sold as one i
I lot f
I Very scarce letter dated June 21st 1877, by I
* the Doctor of the Schuylkill County prison i
V confirming the hanging of the Molly V
I Maguires. |
! Very fine oak settee with carved lions head, !
I oak 2 door ice box, 60” oak paneled desk, oak V
| rocker, brass clothes tree, brass cannonball I
! bed, etc. !
V Circa 1940 Amoco gas pump, Quakerstate V
| motor oil signs, lots of old shop repair man- |
! uals, auto light, spark plug display case, !
9 Champion light bulb display, and more. V
j 2 vol. set of Berks County history, old Ger- j
! man bible, large collection of 1940’s and !
) 1950’s western paperbacks, 19S8 movie post- 9
j er (the lady takes a flyer). j
| DAZEY 2qt butler chum with label & !
9 booklet, apple peeler, coffee grinder, cherry 9
j stoner, old kitchen items, tivets, Worts adv. j
J bakery box, unusual folding baker boxes, J
9 Griswold griddle, Pepsi thermo., horse collar, 9
i unusual store picket crock hand wringer, min- I
J ing items, miner birdcages, brass fire engine J
9 light, firemans ax, coal screens, wood rake, 9
j platform scale, stoneware, stain glass transit, j
J sled, tin lunch pail, 1950’s fire chief pedal car, J
| Charlie McCarthy dummy, records, etc., )
| APPLIQUED and other quilts, oak ginger- |
J bread clock, mantel clocks, gone with the »
| wind light, brass & pewter floor lamp, table |
| lamps, early wood carriage jack, wicker table t
I lamp, straw filled childs rocking horse, hunt- 9
| ing knife, crow shoot game, doily stretcher, |
i old beadwoik for dresses, beer items, and i
9 many more fire items. 9
| 32 cal. Smith & Wesson pistol, many fine 9
I old tools, lots of coins, etc., »
9 THIS AUCTION CONTAINS QUALITY 9
) ANTIQUES AND COLLECTIBLES IN j
! EXCELLENT CONDITION. !
9 Dave Boyer 748 Clinton St. 9
I Auctioneer Pottsvllle, Pa. I
I Lie #AU002894-L 717-622-8236 !
9 PUBLIC AUCTION, NOV. 20th 9 A.M. 9
L » Ny* RtogfloW Fire Co. J
Council Of Cooperatives Present “Awards
Randy Msabon, left, a dairyman from Erie County and
member of Milk Marketing, Inc., presented William R. Perry,
director of member and governmental affairs for Milk Mark
eting, the Master Educator Award from the Pennsylvania
Council of Cooperatives.
from Erie County and a represen
tative from Milk Marketing, Inc.,
presented the Master Educator
Award to William R. Perry, Direc
tor of Member and Governmental
Affairs for Milk Marketing. Inc.
The Master Educator Award,
awarded since 1968, goes to any
individual who has gone beyond
normal duties to promote coopera
tive education and activities, and
is open but not limited to, agricul
tural teachers, extension agents,
and co-op leaders.
Perry, Meabon said has spent
long hours charming audiences
across the nation, speaking from
the heart on what he believes in -
the cooperative method of doing
Perry manages Milk Market
ing’s communication, member
benefit and farm supply programs.
He also serves as spokesman for
the organization in Washington.
Perry has served on PCC’s board
of directors and on the Public
Affairs and Education
Harry Roth, General Manager
for Atlantic Breeden Cooperative,
then accepted the Hal F. Doran
Cooperative Business Education
Award from Dr. Shannon Stokes.
Prof, of Ag Economics at Penn
State. Stokes commended Roth’s
leadership in working with others.
Roth, in his acceptance speech,
said this award exemplifies his
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Alan Bair, Atlantic Braadara Co-op, presented the Distin
guished Service Award to Carol Meitner, director of mem
ber and public relations for Farm Credit.
Hal Doran, left, Joins Dr. Shannon Stokes, light, In award
ing the Hal F. Doran Cooperative Business Education
Award to Harry Roth, general manager tor Atlantic Breed