Lancaster farming. (Lancaster, Pa., etc.) 1955-current, March 26, 1994, Image 43
Onbei a farm -And o bazar Joyce B Okay, let’s run down the list Well, it’s not quite that bad. But one more time. when you live in one of those Glue? Check. Two kinds. Tape? bouses that the real estate people Check. Two kinds. Patching plas- might label a “fixer-upper,” the tic? Check. One kind, but heavy fix-n-rcpair stash fills an impor and strong. tant spot in your life. Satisfied that the necessary Most houses are probably fixer items were gathered, I paid the uppers to some degree. Aging hardware bill and headed home, homes are like aging bodies, beset Now I could begin to replenish our will l little aches and pains that can household fix-n-repair stash that quickly turn serious if not kept had suddenly turned up severely after, but possessing all sorts of depleted of inventory, character. Days before, I’d squished and This latest character flaw in our squeezed the last few drops of sili- century-plus aged farmhouse was cone repair glue out of a crinkled a loose small window pane in the tube. The tube of contact-type basement door. Earlier, a battering cement was likewise running dry. south wind had ripped the plastic And when I discovered my * *be outside of the storm door carefully-guarded roll of gray duct away, then pounded at the inside tape was missing, my fix-it until it had partially separ frustration needle registered in the ated one pane of glass from the high range. What was going to frame, hold the house together? ft was just one more miniscule feLUL>A. : :vU~LACLAW : A-frA.-LA- ;LA;L>L; Walter H. Weaber Sons, Inc> ♦BARK MULCH -SAWDUST Walter H. Weaber Sons, Inc. is the largest sawmill in the area and can supply your company with high quality landscaping products. Our mulch is 100% Hardwood Our sawdust is clean and a and is chemical free. We offer a natural absorbent product that choice between SINGLE or can be used for lanscaping as DOUBLE ground, aged or fresh. well as for bedding purposes. As always, we are committed to giving you great service and quality. We offer QUICK turn around time, DELIVERY to your location, and MILL DIRECT prices. For More Information Contact: Wes Geib 1-800-344-3114 RD #4, Box 1255, Lebanon, PA 17042 GOOD FOOD OUTLET STORES See Our Original Line Of Golden Barrel Products Plus All Kinds Of Beans, Candies, Dried Fruit, Snack Mixes, Etc. At Reduced Prices * BAKING MOLASSES * MAPLE SYRUP * fife * BARBADOS MOLASSES * PANCAKE * WAFFLE 1 ' t * BLACKSTRAP SYRUPS :V V ' MOLASSES * SORGHUM SYRUP i/,* A A.RBI ip* A CORN SYRUPS * UQUID * DRY SUGARS K o\L A high fructose * PANCAKE a waffle A* jffe SYRUPS SYRUPS J,'. S A CANOLA OIL A COCONUT OIL \i i A 1/ If your local store A CORN OIL VOt does not htve it, * COTTONSEED OIL v SEND FOR A OLIVE OIL FREE A PEANUT OIL BROCHURE A VEGETABLE OIL A SHOO-FLY PIE MIX Processors Of Syrups, Molasses, Cooking Oils, Funnel Cake Mix, Pancake ft Waffle Mix ft Shoofly Pie Mix GOOD FOOD OUTLET Located At Good Food, Inc. W Main St.. Box 160, Honey Brook, PA 19344 215-273-3776 1-800-327-4406 Located At L & S Sweeteners 388 E. Main St.. Leola, PA 17540 717-656-3488 1-800-633-2676 - WE UPS DAILY - is m mei SPECIALS FOR MARCH GOLDEN BARREL HONEY BROOK TOPPING 24 Ounce Regularly $1,29 NOW $.99 GOLDEN BARREL PANCAKE & WAFFLE MIX 2 Lba. Regularly $1.89 NOW $1.39 GOLDEN BARREL FUNNEL CAKE MIX 2 Lba. Regularly $1.49 now $1.29 symptom in an epidemic of storm stirred minor and major damage that has clobbered properties up uid down the whole East Coast Dutside in the yard lay a large sec tion of crinkled and bent rainsp outing that once securely hung from a lower edge of our house roof. The rainspouting was a vic tim of the avalanche of a thick lay er of snow and, ice that tumbled from the house roof on a rare, warming morning weeks before. That same avalanche had knocked out parts of a few panes of greenhouse glass, even though we’d covered the end of the little structure toward the roofs edge wi|h protective wood and card board. A large icicle that had formed along the upper edge of the greenhouse’s outer glass had also crashed down onto the slanted solar section, knocking out another pane. Not to mention the section of heifer housing that had crumpled when a similar avalanche of snow slid off the high, sloped bank-barn roof and dumped several tons of icy stuff on one comer of our old, flat-roofed, freestall addition. Still, compared to many winter weather victims, our damages are relatively minor. One livestock raising friend had three separate barn facilities collapse under snow. And as piles of snow and ice melt away in welcome warm ing weather, repairs and rebuilds will have to fit in by farmers already behind schedule with * FUNNEL CAKE MIX * PANCAKE * WAFFLE MIX * ASSORTMENT OF CANDIES * DRIED FRUIT * SNACK MIXES A BEANS A HONEY A pla; tut butter A BAUMAN APPLE BUTTERS A KAUIFMAN PRESERVES A SPRING GLEN RELISHES manure hauling and field work. holes until more permanent glass A few minutes with the staple replacement can be made, gun and long staples reattached And a few dabs of sticky sili the wind-blown plastic to the out- cone had been enough to fasten side door. Sections of the heavy, the loose window back in place, clear plastic material, taped down Wish all the winter damage the broken sections of greenhouse across the region was that easyh to glass, temporarily patch those patch Fishing Derby Needs Support ELIZABETHTOWN (Lancas ter Co.) The Milton Grove Sportsmen Club and the Eli zabethtown Area Services for the Retarded would like to hold a Ash ing derby for physically and men tally handicapped people in the Elizabethtown area. A 1 Martin, chairperson, said, “We need financial support from service clubs, individuals, businesses, and industry to make this activity happen.” The fishing derby will be fol lowed by a picnic for the particip ants, aids, and sponsors. Initially Classified ads! £ PAY OFF! i * * * WATER FILTERS 10” Sediment filters for grit, sand, particles, dirt, etc. Micron Sizes 1, 5. 10, 20, 30, 50, 100 128 qty. - 51.99 ca. case lot 80 qty. - $2.25 ea. 40 qty. - $2.50 ca. , -...-.i i -v m/Mi «u» 742 E. Lincoln Ave. Myerstown, PA 17067 W" | Call (717) 866-5388 "gIF LIGHT & SOFT ““ & CUSHIOiIiIG & COMFORTABLE your [_Bj D I E lEEEI 8-15 6-16 8-13 7-12 mjfSUPERT wear make this one of Red Wing’s most popular I aa I a I b I c I o I e I ee I h I shoes for work. kvH4| »I 4 8-18 8-13 5-18 M 3 U-14| 7-iT| HOURS: Daily 8:30 A.M. to 6 P.M.; Fri. 'til 8 P.M. Wayne’s Dry Goods \\Wy 271 W. Main St. J \\w w ; / Kutztown, Pa. EO . Phone (215) 683-7686 Uncmw Farming, Saturday, Much 26, IM4-B3 funds are needed to purchase fish. Ashing bait, picnic supplies, prizes for the participants, and possibly for fishing equipment, if needed. Any remaining money could be used to make a permanent area at the lake for accessibility for the handicapped. If everything falls into place, the derby will take place on June 5 from 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. at the Mil ton Grove Sportsmen Club lake. Any organization or individual wishing to help in this very worth while cause can call A 1 Martin at (717) 367-2380 or 1-951-0768 (portable).