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Cumberland Co. Correspondent
Co.) Anne Eliza Main of Mer
cersburg has won the right to wear
the crown as Franklin County’s
1995 dairy princess.
She captured that title during
the county’s 28th Annual Dairy
Princess Pageant held at the Light
Anne, who goes by the nick
name of Libby, is the daughter of
Charles and Liza Main. She is a
1995 graduate of the James Buch
anan High School.
She will be attending Gettys
burg College this fall.
Anne has plenty of experience
with the dairy industry because
her family farms 225 acres and has
175 head of Holstein cattle.
She is the “support staff’ on the
farm, meaning that she helps with
everything needed to keep the
In addition to working on the
farm, Anne’s activities have in
cluded serving on her high
school’s student council and parti
cipating in the Cherish Chain.
Her Favorite? ‘Red Cookbook’
LOU ANN GOOD
Lancaster Farming Staff
MOUNT JOY (Lancaster Co.)
Sandy Witmer has a stack of
Pennsylvania Grange Cookbooks,
but her favorite is the “Red Cook
book” published in 1984.
She and some other members of
the Elizabethtown Grange peti
tioned the state organization to
Sandy Wltmer shows off the “Red Cookbook,” that the
Pennsylvania Grange recently reissued.
(Contlnutd from Pag* BIT)
Redirection—lf your grand
child is misbehaving, stop them.
Explain why you dislike the
action, and then suggest a better
action or different game to
Fix-Up—When your grand
child causes trouble or hurt,
expect her to fix it up or at least
help. If this is a new idea, he may
need you to show him how.
Be Firm—Clearly and firmly
state that your grandchild do what
needs to be done. Don’t be wishy
washy. Speak in a tone that lets
your grandchild know that you
mean what you say. This doesn’t
mean yelling or threatening.
Being consistent in your expcc
Franklin County Selects Dairy Princess
As part ot the pageant, Anne
and the other contestant, Tia Crid
er of Chambersburg, had to an
swer the question, “How do you
feel being raised on a dairy farm
will impact your life?”
Anne said she felt her farming
experience would affect all the de
cisions she will make because she
has a great respect for the hard
work needed to run a farm and for
the importance of following
through with a job.
She said she also has learned
how important it is to be respon
sible for what you do.
The skit Anne staged during the
pageant presentation competition
was geared toward elementary
school students who are fans of
the “Mighty Morphin Power
Rangers” television show.
She dressed as a giant white
milk drop and called herself the
“Mighty Moiphin Milk Drop.”
During her entertaining pro
gram, she pulled different dairy
products from her costume and
talked about their nutritional ad
vantages. After each product, she
made a karate move like the Pow-
reissue the “Red Cookbook.”
Last week, the Grange’s petition
became reality when the reprinted
cookbook became available for
The brightly colored cookbook
with more than 1,500 recipes and
480 pages sells for $l3 plus $3 for
shipping and handling.
“I like the cookbook because the
tations for behavior is the trick. If
you are predictable in your exnec
tations and in your response to
behavior, children will get the
Finally, as a grandparent, know
when to say “No.” I always say to
parents that it’s hard to be a good
parent if you are not taking care of
yourself. The same thing goes for
grandparent!!. Take good care of
yourself. Make sure that you are
able to rest when you need to and
that your schedule still allows
time for you to visit with your
friends. This allows you to give
the best to your grandchildren
when you’re together, whether
that’s one day a month or every
er Rangers do.
Anne was crowned by 1994
Dairy Princess Larissa Mellott
Crider, who will be alternate
dairy princess for the coming year,
is the daughter of Dennis Crider of
Crider Dale Farms,-a 130-acre
operation with 110 Holstein cattle.
She will be a senior at Cham
bersburg High School in the fall.
She is a membei of her local 4-H
club, the county 4-H Council, a
participant in the 4-H Dairy Bowl,
and is a member of her school’s
Art Club and volleyball team.
Tia answered the question
about how living on a farm has af
fected her life by saying the ex
perience “has taught me responsi
bility , not to neglect things and to
stay with the job and do my best at
Her skit focused on how milk
helps to strengthen muscles.
To make her point, Tia came
out dressed in a baseball uniform
and began to exercise to get ready
for a game. After getting her two
to four servings of milk a day she
had plenty of strength to hit a
home run right out of the park.
recipes are simple and easy to
read,” Sandy said.
A special diet foods with heart
healthy recipes and microwave
cooking sections and an casy-to
reference index have led to this
cookbook being nicknamed “the
The recipes found in the “Red
Cookbook” are not available in
other cookbooks. The “Red Cook
book” also contains a section with
household hints, measurements,
substitutions, and cooking
Other Grange cookbooks,
which are used as fund-raising pro
jects, include the 1925 green hard
bound cookbook ($9), the 1972
white cookbook ($l3), and the
1992 green softbound cookbook
($11.50). A limited supply of the
National Grange Glory of Cooking
cookbook is also available for $B.
The State Grange has more than
33,000 members and is a rural,
agricultural, and community ser
vice organization dedicated to
improving the lives of
Sandy said that she and her hus
band Dennis joined the Grange in
“I love to meet people and it’s a
community organization that is
always doing things for the com
munity,” Sandy said.
The E-town Grange raises funds
at the E-town Fair Milkshake
Sandy grew up on a Bainbridge
area dairy farm. Although she no
longer lives on a farm, she con
tinues to hold an interest in agricul
ture and is pleased that the Grange
works to pass legislation favorable
The cookbooks are available
through Grange members or send a
check to the Pennsylvania State
Grange Cookbooks, 1604 N. Sec
ond St., Harrisburg, PA 17102, or
call (800) 552-3865.
LancasW Farming, Saturday, Juna 24, 1995-821
Franklin County’s 1995 Dairy Princess Anne Eliza Main,
right, and the 1995 Alternate Dairy Princess Tla Crider.
Broken Bit 4-H
The Broken Bit 4-H Horse and
Pony Club held its May meeting
on May 18 at the Mt. Airy Fire
Seventeen members and one
leader were present.
Dr. Jeff Edelson gave a talk on
worming and vacciantions. Sama
ra Shuster-Edelson and her kids
did a demo on Horse Show
The club will be sponsoring an
open show on June 18 at Lower
Hopewell Farm. Mark Smith will
be the judge.
This show is open to the public.
No one under the age of 8 is
allowed to ride because of insur
ance regulations. For more infor
mation, contact Helen Farrington
at (717) 626-7258.
The club is planning a July trip
to Penn National.
4-H Day Camps
Montgomery County 4-H will
be offering two day camps this
summer. All youth ages 8-12 as of
January 1, 1995 are welcome to
attend the Nature Quest Day
Camp, which will focus on the
earth, water, plants, wildlife, and
the important role each of these
plays in our environment and
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Workshops will consist entirely
of fun, hands-on activities. The
day camp will be offered July
11-14 from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at
the 4-H Center in Collegeville on
Route 113 one mile south of
To defray the cost of materials,
a fee of $2O for the first child and
$l5 for each additional child will
be charged. Scholarships are a
Also, an Animal Science Day
Camp will be offered this year.
Youth ages 9-13 as of January 1,
1995 are welcome to attend, and
will be given opportunities for
hands-on activities and learning.
At the 4-H Center and on field
trips, campers will explore the
world of various animals, ranging
from rabbits and guinea pigs to
horses and cows. Animal Science
Day Camp will be held July 17-21
from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. A fee of
$35 will be charged to defray the
cost of field trips and materials.
All day campers will become
4-H’ers by participation, and are
especially encouraged to exhibit
in the Montgomery County 4-H
Fair, which runs August 10-12.
For more information or to request
a brochure, contact the 4-H Center
at (610) 489-4315.