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B 1 C-Lancaster Penning, Saturday, September 30, 1995
As summter draws to a close, we
attended one last picnic. This one
was a community picnic held at a
local church grounds.
The village of Oregon has
banded together to accomplish
things for the good of the commun
ity. They have a crime watch and
are hoping they can remain a small
village with a friendly atmosphere.
At one time it was a bustling
stop on the Reading to Lancaster
road. It had a store, a post office,
cigar manufacturing, shoe maker
and blacksmith shops, butcher
shops and a grist mill. Now it
boasts a nice restaurant, some
shops, a bed and breakfast and the
mill turned into offices. There is
always pressure to develop the sur
rounding area. But the residents
hope to keep it a small, quiet
As the leaves begin to fall off the
trees, we finish some of the last
jobs in our gardens. My husband is
making supports for his new red
raspberries and I’m picking lots of
lima beans. This year I planted
three kinds and the pole limas, that
grow on a permanent fence, are
doing fine. We even managed to
run out of plastic freezer contain
ers and had to buy some for the
I’ve been able to give some of
my many tomatoes away. When I
went to my Bible Study group last
week, I took not only big tomatoes
but also a quart and a pint of cherry
tomatoes. They are nice-sized and
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very sweet so they were picked up
Soon we can remove the air con
ditioner from the window and I’ll
put an extra blanket on the bed as
the temperature drops into the 40s
in the morning. Our two maple
trees will shortly have orange and
red leaves again.
Pennsylvania Farm On Celebrity Calendar
BARNESVILLE, Ohio The
1996 Texas Longhorn Celebrity
Calendar features a majestic verti
cal cover photo captured in the
beautiful rolling hills of Elizabeth,
Pennsylvania at Jim and Janice
Palmer’s Walnut Hill Farms.
Other famous Longhorn calendar
selections were corralled in South
Carolina, Texas, Ohio, Michigan,
New York, Pennsylvania, Arizona
For 18 years the Celebrity
Calendar has been produced by the
Dickinson family, who are well
known in the registered cattle busi
ness. DCCI is a major producer of
Texas Longhorn cattle located just
north of Bamsville. Ohio. The
This herd scene of select Texas Longhorns owned by Jim
and Janice Palmer of Walnut Hill Farms in Elizabeth, Pen
nsylvania Is on the cover photo of the 1996 Texas Longhorn
Celebrity Calendar. The calendar has won two World Calen
dar Awards and is available for purchase.
main Longhorn herd is visible
from 170. From this location cattle
and frozen semen are exported, as
well as domestic sales of breeding
stock and Longhorn lean freezer
Longhorn affectionados will
cherish new photos of nationally
famous Texas Longhorn cattle
suitable for framing at years end.
This popular calendar is produced
with IS different high-quality
reproductions of the nation’s favo
rite Texas Longhorns. The calen
dar is a large 12” X 18” open wall
size. To order by mail, send $8
each to Texas Longhorn Celebrity
Calendar, 35000 Muskrat Road,
Barnesville, Ohio 43713.
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ready to use.
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