Lancaster farming. (Lancaster, Pa., etc.) 1955-current, April 18, 1998, Image 66

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    BIS-Uncmer Fanning, Saturday, April 18, 1998
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This column Is for readers who have questions but
donl know who to ask for answers.
“You Ask—You Answer” Is for non-cooking ques
tions. 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, Lancaster Farming,
P.O. Box 609, Ephrata, PA 17522. Attention: Lou Ann
Do not send a self-addressed, stamped envelope for 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 It
QUESTION—Anna Mae Dukert would like to know where
to get seeds for long neck dipper gourds.
QUESTION Shirley Smith, Linden, wants a pattern for
an oval crocheted pineapple tablecloth.
QUESTION Dale Newcomer, Dover, wants to know
where he can purchase belt dressing in a solid stick form. Call
him at (717) 292-1814.
QUESTION —Ken Hearn of Spring Mills is looking for used
skid loader tracks for parts, must be Loegering 12-inch
QUESTION Perry A. Hilbert, Cleona, writes that he is
almost 70 years old and remembers that seeing adults rub
their cheeks against a baby or very young person and saying,
"Aye, Aye,” as a form of affection. Does anyone know the ori
gin or history of this practice? Is it Pennsylvania German?
QUESTION S. Schiaroli, Reading, would like to know
where to purchase a new helmet liner, the type used inside
the army metal helmet of World War 11.
QUESTION Vera Sloop, Landisburg, would like infor
mation on where to buy strainer parts for a galvanized water
ing can.
QUESTION A collector from Wellsboro would like to
purchase Montgomery County anterless deer licenses from
the years 1951.1952,1953, and 1955. Call (717) 724-3482.
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use. Call anywhere In the world. Send $2 plus the amount of time. Use
check or Visa, Master Card or Discover credit card to order as many
cards as needed and to recharge.
Tel-Com Phone Services 539 Hilltop Rd. Myerstown, Pa. 17067
For more information call 717-866-6520 or 800-779-7729
Part tima or full timo salas people wanted.
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Customers cut your bill to zero with our referral plan
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An. Serv. (717) 354-5561
QUESTION R. Fleckenstein, Woodstown, N.J., wants
information on a double barrel Paragon Model CSI2 gauge
shot gun that he has. How old is it and ifs value?
QUESTION Sharon from Elverson is looking for addi
tional pieces to a Pfalzgraff set of dishes that were made
15-20 years ago. Pieces have a cream background with dark
blue accents that include either a cow, a flower, a rocking
horse, a pineapple, a cat, or a farm scene. Some pieces
include the label Spectrum by Pfaltzgraff.
QUESTION M. Horning. Lebanon, wants to know the
do's and don’t’s on raising raspberry and elderberry bushes.
QUESTION Nancy Wallace, 5240 Diem Rd., New Hol
land. PA 17557, would like an old C.W. Wood lard can. Her
father had the business in New Holland until 1949. She has
five children and would like a lard can to give to each of them.
Also, she wants old Casper dolls for her daughter who collects
them. She also collects glass chicken on the nest if anyone
has some to sell.
QUESTION—Pete Wesover, Foxglove Farm, 2445 Ridge
Rd., Woodlawn, MO 21244, would like to find a source for a
human yoke—the carved wooden piece that goes across a
person’s shoulders enabling them to carry a couple of full
water buckets or whatever. Instructions and tool list would be
helpful too.
QUESTION—A reader is looking for a shower curtain with
cows on it. Where can she find it?
QUESTION—Thane Lafollette, Bernville, would like infor
mation on how and where to sell broom com. He has about 75
stalks to sell.
QUESTION Ruth LaFollette, Bernville, would like to
know where to obtain the instructions to make an oval crochet
throw rug using fabric strips.
QUESTION Bea Maurer, Quakertown, would like to
know the origin and correct words for this ditty she remembers
her grandmother saying: Five litile mice on a pantry shelf!
feeding on bread crumbs and something else.
Five little mice in a shelf up high/feeding so daintfy on a pie.
QUESTION Ivan Gromling, Manchester, writes that
when he was young and growing up in the 1950 s and 19605,
his family used Troutaman's Cough Syrup, which was black in
color. Where can he purchase it today?
QUESTION Kermit Laub, Coopersburg, would like the
name of the person who had advertised a John Deere tractor
with bad wheels and rims. He lost it. Anyone know to what he
is referring?
1 Solaoco Veterinary Service
I 496 Solanco Rd., Quarryville, PA
I 717*7(6-1303.1-800*262-7331
1 717-786-8550 Evenings
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With the Hydro Cow Flotation
System you can float a down
cow back onto its legs
harmlessly without using
clamps, belts or chains. The
Hydro Cow is a natural way to
get a cow back on its legs using
only warm water.
Hydro Cow Flotation Service is
available in Lancaster, York and
Chester Counties, and
northeastern Maryland
PHONE. 717-626-1164 or 717 394-3047
PAX 717-733-6058
Mon . Tuen . Wed Fri BAMto 5 PM Thure 7AMto 5 PM
4-H To Host Environmental
Are you interested in learning
about die environment? Do you
want to learn how you can help
your community address environ
mental concerns?
“Caring Keepers of Our Planet
Earth” is the theme for a Mitsu
bishi-sponsored 4-H Environ
mental Ambassodor Program set
for April 27-29 and May 4-6. This
program, open to boys and girls in
grades 5-7, will focus on waste
management and environmental
issues. Program participants will
stay at Appel Farm Arts and Mus
ic Center in Elmer.
“Funding for all educational
program and activity supplies,
lodging, meals, and transportation
for participants is provided by
Mitsubishi Motor Sales of Ameri
ca, Cumberland County Improve
ment Authority Clean Com
munities Program, Rutgers Co
operative Extension and the New
Jersey 4-H Development Fund,”
said Jeannette Rea-Keywood,
county 4-H agent “Therefore, this
three-day environmental educa
tion program is free!
While at this conference, dele
gates will build their own mini
landfill and worm compost bin;
tour a waste-to-energy plant a
landfill, and a composting facility;
and much more.”
Schools in Cumberland, Glou
cester, and Salem counties are in
vited to send a delegation of 10
youth and two teachers or adults.
Registrations are being accepted
on a first-come, first-served basis.
For more information about the
4-H Environmental Ambassador
Program, contact Jeannette Rea-
Keywood, Cumberland County
4-H Agent, at (609) 4SI-2800.
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