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814-Lanca«ter Farming, Saturday, January 3, 1998
This column Is for readers who have questions
but don't know who to ask for answers.
“You Ask—You Answer” Is tor non-cooking
questions. When a reader sends in a question, It
will be printed In the paper. Readers who know
the answer are asked to respond by mailing the
answer, which will then be printed In the paper.
Questions and Answers to this column should
be addressed to You Ask—You Answer, Lancas
ter Farming, P.O. Box 609, Ephrata, PA 17522.
Attention: Lou Ann Good.
Do not send a self-addressed, stamped enve
lope tor a reply. If we receive the answer, we will
publish It as soon as possible. Please include
your phone number because we sometimes need
to contact the person to clarify details. We will not
publish your phone number unless you request
QUESTION Paul Maulfair, Jonestown, would
like to know the color of The Daisy," a one row corn
planter made in York by Hench & Doromgold.
QUESTION Rose Diehl, Bloomsburg, would
like to know where to buy a white plastic scrapple pan
or a company that sells them.
QUESTION Rose Diehl, Bloomsburg, would
like an address for McNess products.
QUESTION A reader is taking rug hooking les
sons and would like to purchase a used rug-hooking
frame and a strip wool cutter. Cut her at (717)
QUESTION D. Hanson, Fork, Md., is seeking a
source for a denim chore jacket manufactured by
Caboose Works of New Hampshire or by any manu
facturer that uses snap fasteners rather than the
ususal button/button hole fasteners. She writes that
these excellent jackets were available at work
clothes outlets in New England, but she cannot find
jackets with snap fronts in this area.
QUESTION Ward Boote, Wyalusing, wants to
know the corporate name and address of the Pen
nsylvania firm marketing Martin’s Registered York
QUESTION—Henry F. Stoltzfus, 613 Noble Rd.,
Christiana, PA 17509, wants address stampers with
interchangeable letters, possibly from Golden Pro
ducts of FI.
QUESTION A Lancaster County resident has
an original, not a reprint, of the 1925 State Grange
Cookbook, hard cover, excellent condition. He will
sell if you call (717) 336-5696.
QUESTION —Mrs. A. Hazelton, Starrucca, would
like to know where to get the address to subscribe to
QUESTION Harold Miller, Elverson, would like
to know where to obtain parts for a Stewart-Warner
airless paint sprayer pump Model #327138-2. Serial
QUESTION M.W. Mast, Mansfield, would like a
source to buy wool material by the pound or by the
yard to be used in making braided wool rugs.
QUESTION N. Kring, Cairnbrook, would like
patterns for an upright sweeper cover and also a pat
tern for the old-fashioned Dutch Boy quilt.
QUESTION Claire would like “Needle Pointer
magazine issues from 1995-1996. Write to her at
P.O. Box 100, Lake Ariel, PA 18346.
QUESTION Ada Krone, Glen Rock, wants to
know where she can buy acrylic fitted top and bottom
bed sheet blanket, which are warmer than cotton
flannel sheet blankets.
QUESTION A Lancaster County reader is
searching for a source to buy a hand-pumped flash
light with a tiny generator, made in Russia, and for
merly available from William Grewe 111 and from Zan
zod Industries of Europe. The address he has for
Grewe at Randallstown, Md. is no longer current.
QUESTION Mabel Zimmerman of New Enter
prise wants the words to the clock chime tunes of
“Lourdes" and “Trinty."
QUESTION Evan Weidman, Westfield, would
like information about old cookers that he has. On
top, it says American Cooker, patented Nov. 29,
1910, other patents pending, No. 70. the other one
says the same thing but has a No. 66 on it. He'd like to
know who made them and any other instructions.
QUESTION Ben Kinsinger, Myersdale, wants
to know where to find a 5-gallon ice cream freezer to
run with an old water cooled gas engine. He also
wants a 'A horsepower New Holland gas engine (any
QUESTION Gail Sherry, Thomasville, wants
information on twilling for quilts.
QUESTION Ruth Stump, Copper Hill, Va.,
wants the Dec. 1995 issue of “Crafting Traditions,"
one of the Reiman Publications. She will pay the
purchase price and the postage to have it mailed to
her at 6788 Floyd Hwy., Copper Hill, VA 24079.
QUESTION Gary Craig, 852 Newton Rd.
McVeytown, PA 17051, would like to find a good used
5 gallon Ice cream chum. He willconsider a 3 gallon.
QUESTION Christopher Knisely, Mulica Hill,
NJ, is looking for “Freddy The Pig" books published
by Knopf and written by Walter R. Brooks. The books
were written and published between 1920-1960. She
wants all titles and in any condition.
QUESTION Mrs. Mary R. Wheeler of South
Kortright, N.Y., would like to purchase a pattern for a
pouty baby doll or a doll itself. She prefers the pattern.
Contact her at Box 26, Betty Brook Rd., South Kor
tright. N.Y., 13842.
QUESTION Virginia Siegrist of Manheim is
interested in buying a Norman Rockwell puzzle, num
ber 4868-1 (man, woman, and child praying at the
table). Contact Virginia Siegrist, 810 E. Pleasant
View Rd., Manheim, PA 17545, (717) 665-3387.
QUESTION —In pursuit of a long-time hobby, Wil
liam Sanford is looking for old brass or copper ther
mometers made many years ago by two Pennsylva
nia companies named Fisher and Queen Co. If you
have one for sale, contact William at 97 Rt.sl g, New
ton, NJ 07860.
QUESTION I. A. Rich Sr., Silver Spring, Md.,
needs a set of brushes for a Red Head Hammer Drill
Model #606-3 made by Phillips Drill Co.
QUESTION David Thompson, New Market,
Md., would like to purchase a milk can that had been
produced by his grandfather Roy J. Thompson of Mt.
Airy, Md. Contact Thompson at P.O. Box 3, New
Market, MD 21774.
QUESTION Jane Latsko, Cochranton, would
like to know if anyone will sell Quilter's Secret, a pro
duct made in the late 1980 s by Pellon Co. Send infor
mation to Jane at 2541 Mercer Pike, Cochranton, PA
QUESTION—Jane Latsko, Cochranton, is hunt
ing a preprinted wall hanging of a quilt hanging on a
washline for quilting.
QUESTION Barbara Schaefer, Bechtelsville,
would like instructions on how to make braided rugs
and chair pads from men’s ties.
QUESTION Carl Detwiler, Zionsville, wants to
know where to get wire rope flemish spiced and
QUESTION Sylvia Swarey, 420 Little Britain
Rd., Peach Bottom, PA 17563, would like to purch
ase a used small cream separator.
QUESTION Helen Spencer, Hopewell, N.J.,
would like directions for knitting a cable knit sweater
vest. Send it to her at 261 Hopewell-Pennington Rd.,
Hopewell, N.J. 08525.
QUESTION —A reader would like to know where
to purchase a hernia support with no underleg bands.
He used to purchase them from Montgomery Ward,
but they no longer sell it.
QUESTION L.M. Hoover, 448 Pleasant Valley
Road, would like to know where to find ribbon for a
word processing typewriter Series LXI, Model 161
53514090,120 V AC6OHXZ 04A, Listing model AX6O
made by Sears Roebuck Co.
QUESTION—Andy Kramaric, Wallingford, has a
1958 Ford tractor (851 series) and a Wagner tube
type front-end loader. The bracket for the front at the
axle is missing. If he knows what it looks like, he could
QUESTION—C.N. Lockenbill, Schuylkill Haven is
restoring a New Idea com husker-shredder. Any
information and pictures would be appreciated. Also,
is there a New Idea Restoration Club any where?
QUESTION—Jane Strong, 4120 N. Sherman St,
Mt. Wolf, PA 17347, wants counted cross stitch or
any needlework type designs of A-C tractors or
QUESTION—A reader wants to trade or buy pink
Depression Homespun ‘Fine Rib* made by Jeannet
te Glass Co. 1939-1949 and Manhattan ‘Horizontal
Ribbed* Pink Tumblers made by Anchor Hocking
Glass Co. 1938-1943. Cali (717) 865-4444.
QUESTION A reader from Honesdale would
like directions on making a life-size doll that is placed
in the back of a car to look like a person sitting there.
QUESTION—Wayne Urffer, Maple Shade, has a
Wheeler & Wilson treadle sewing machine that is
about 100 years old. He needs a source of informa
tion such as a book, newsletter or collector’s organi
zation for help in reconditioning and using the
QUESTION George Musser Jr., Louisa, wants
information on a tiller made by George Garden Tools,
Division of Community Industries Assoc, of Sullivan.
The tiller has a 5 hp motor, cast iron drive with wheel
followed by three cultivator teeth, much like a horsed
QUESTION Ben Kensinger, Myersdale, would
like to know where to find an old Maytag washer that
used a glass fruit jar for a gas tank. Can be rusty or
broken. He’d also like a 'A horsepower New Holland
QUESTION Morgantown reader has for sale
a large corn dryer to use on top of the stove. It is in
good condition. Call (610) 286-9086 before 9 a.m. or
after 5 p.m.
QUESTION Ron Young of Layton, N.J., would
like to know where to purchase a stalk binder that ties
cornstalks with two knots, one at the bottom and one
in the middle of the bundles.
QUESTION Mrs. R. Lantz, Gordonville, would
like to purchase Bryde crystal glasses to match a
pitcher she has.
QUESTION Mrs. Adolph Steger, Groton, N.Y.,
needs to replace a few luncheon, bread and butter,
and dinner plates in Royal Garden (a Corning pro
duct). Does someone have a few extra pieces to sell.
Contact her at 355 Creamery Rd., Apt. 105, Richford,
QUESTION—John Harth, P.O. Box 336 Narrows
burg, NY 12764, would like to buy attachments for a
Bungartz Garden Tractor made in Munich, Germany,
in 1962, and would like to meet with other owners of
QUESTION—Smokey Coover, Dillsburg, wanted
to know where to buy Williams; Anti-Pahn Ointment,
the jar lid reads (Auntie Payne). A reader send an
address for Standard Medical Co. in Lansford; how
ever, that company is no longer in business at that
address. Does any one know if another company is
manufacturing the ointment or if it is no longer being
QUESTION Teah Weaver, Lebanon, wants to
replace pieces to her china pattern Aquarius by
Sango-Concion 207, made in Japan. She contacted
Replacements, LTD., but the company does not have
ANSWER—Vicki Volinski, Sharon, Conn., sends
a recipe for the Manchester reader who wanted a
recipe for bath crystals.
'A cup baking soda
'A cup coarse sea salt
15 drops essential oil (examples: lavender, rose,
etc. Don't use potpourri oil)
Mix and store in sealed jar. Adrop or so of food col
oring would add color. Makes enough for one bath.
Increase amounts accordingly for larger batches.
Check out ‘The Herbal Body Book,” by Stephanie
ANSWER—E.M.E., Nazareth, wanted to know of
a catalog for doll houses, accessories, and minia
tures. Thanks to Vicki Volinski, Sharon, Ct., who
recommends The Nutshell News;” however, she has
no address for it. Check with your local library for the