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B2o*Lancastar Fanning, Saturday, March 18, 1995
Indiana Co. Needs Dairy
INDIANA (Indiana Co.) For more details, call Diana Scott at (412) 465-6913 by March
Contestants between the ages of 16 Lydic at (412) 397-4952 or Cindy 31.
and 24 year old are needed for the _ - . . . 7 A
upcoming Indiana County Dairy YOU /KSKm YOU AUSWOf
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dairy industry. Boys and girls 12
years old and above are needed as
dairy maids and ambassadors.
A dairy princess tea for potential
candidates will be held April 19 in
the Courthouse Annex, Water
At the last meeting of the Clover
Bunch 4-H Prep Club Amelia
Thatcher’s family of Stockton pre
sented an interesting program on
bees. Mr. Thatcher is a beekeeper
and showed the members his spe
cial beekeeper’s suit, a bee hive
(no bees!), honeycomb, and other
tools. The group learned how help
ful the bee is for pollinating our
gardens. The members had the
opportunity to tase honey, too!
Amelia’s mom helped the group
make a craft project - a mobile with
pictures of fruit, vegetables, and
• Agricultural • Commercial • Residential
Partial In-Ground Tank Featuring Commercial Chain Link Fence
(5’ High - SCS approved)
• Retaining Walls • Bunker Silos
• Manure Storage, Etc.
QUESTION Louise Graybeal, Renick, W.V., wants to
know where to purchase flaked hominy. She writes that a
company called Pleezing used to sell it. She has inquired
about this product for years and hasn’t been able to find out if it
was removed from the market, and, if so, why?
QUESTION Marian Mosemann, Summit Hill, is looking
for a wire jig that can be used for making patterns in any shape
and size by bending the wire.
QUESTION Marian Mosemann, Summit Hill, would like
paper puzzles that were sometimes given away by the John
Deere tractor franchises. The puzzles were made either out of
thin cardboard or thick paper. The puzzle pieces were pack
aged inside a letter-sized envelope with instructions to solve
the puzzle printed on the outside of the envelope.
QUESTION Marian Mosemann, Summit Hill, would like
to know where to purchase gift boxes for jellies and breads.
Candy boxes are too small.
QUESTION—Mrs. Lloyd Weaver, Lancaster, would like to
know where to buy a paring knife that has a curved blade. She
wants one that curves to the left to insert into fruit and pota
toes to remove undesirable parts.
QUESTION Blanche Hertzler, Mt. Wolf, would like to
purchase some old readers used in public school in the
19305. She wants the third through sixth reader of the Baldwin
and Bender series, copyrighted 1911 by American Book
Company. She has the second reader. One of the readers
has the poem “Taming the Colt," which she wants.
QUESTION Shirley Jean Ash, Bridgeport, W.V., has a
poinsettia that is still blooming. She wants to know how to
have it blooming by next Christmas.
QUESTION—Don Woodward, Honey Grove, would like to
know where a corn cracker can be repaired and where he can
purchase a small one.
QUESTION—J. Martin, Lititz, would like to know where to
purchase a baler to make miniature bales for crafts and
QUESTION Karen Kinnane, Box 212, Shartlesville, PA
19554 (610) 488-7792, is searching for Christmas dinner
ware picturing a winter outdoor scene, marked on the back
with Sango 3900 Silent Night, Korea, Joan Luntz.
QUESTION Cindy Eshleman, Jonestown, would like to
know where to locate a Cub Cadet tractor hat.
QUESTION John T. Los, 2350 Croll School Rd., York,
PA 17403, would like to talk with someone about the litho
graphs with the following information on them; Artist signature
Fred S. Cozzens 1893. Armstrong & Co. Lith. Boston.
Copyright 1893 American Publishing Co. Hartford, Conn.
QUESTION A faithful New York reader would tike a
wholesale source for goose feathers to use to make old
fashioned feather Christmas trees.
QUESTION—Edgar Jackson, Ligonier, would like to know
how to puff wheat, rice, and corn for making cereal.
QUESTION Tom Hicswa, Hammonton, N.J., would like
to purchase sheet metal parts for a Case tractor model 3008
made about 1960. He wants a grille, gas tank cover, etc.
Please send information to Hicswa at Box 2169 Elwood Rl,
ANSWER Melanie Marple, Frederick, wanted to know
how to make silly putty. Thanks to Erla Shirk, Ephrata; Jolene
Hursh, Mt. Joy; Marlene Huber, Myerstown, and others for
8 ounces glue, pour into a bowl; add:
% cup water
Few drops food coloring
Stir together glue, water, food coloring. In another bowl,
Vt cup water
1 teaspoon 20 Mule Team Borax
Mix until dissolved as much as possible.
Slowly add Borax mixture to glue mixture, stirring continu
ally. Mixture will harden. Stir with spoon as long as possible,
then use hands.
Mixture is ready to play with. Keep in an airtight bag when
not in use.
1 cup Elmer’s glue (according to Erla, you must use Elmer’s
1 cup boiling water
Mix in one tablespoon Borax in one cup cold water. Add
several drops of food coloring. Mix all together. Stir well or mix
ANSWER —Nancy Van Cott, New Milford, writes that she
has had success in locating old books by doing the following;
Check in the business directory of the phone book for a listing
of a bookstore that does out-of-print book searches. Call or
visit the store and give them the title, author or whatever infor
mation known about the book. The store can place an ad in a
publication devoted to finding old or out-of-print books for
people who are searching for them. The ad should only cost a
few dollars. The store will receive notices from people in the
antique or used book business who have the book for sale. It
is her experience that the bookstore where you paid for the ad
will let you know when they receive answers. You may then
purchase the book through the individual who replied to the