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QUESTION Doyle Whitney wants information
on where employment in an area of ag dealerships or
repair shops might be had where his experience of 25
years could be used. He also wants to know about
rural communities where a farm could be purchased.
He doesn't want real estate agents, but perhaps
county extension agents or someone from the Dept,
of Ag could help with the information. Call him collect
at (860) 423-8218 or write to 331 Bass Rd., Wind
ham, CT 06280.
QUESTION A reader would like information on
keeping a pair of swans in their pond in order to keep
a Canada goose population under control. Which
breed of swans works the best? Do you need to clip
the wings to keep them in the pond? What kind of
care do swans require?
QUESTION Don Miller, Summit Hill, wants to
know who can appraise the value of an antique goat
cart. Call him at (717) 645-9693.
QUESTION R. Himmelberger, 129 Poplar Rd.,
Fleetwood, PA 19522, would like poems with the
word thimble in them.
QUESTION—Mrs. B. Weaver, New Holland, pur
chased a used set of Tinker Toys, but it didn’t have a
manual to show how to make things. If you can help
her. send it to her at 618 N. Railroad Ave., New Hol
land. PA 17557.
QUESTION Grace Pierce, Palmyra, would like
to know where to get the words and music to ‘Abide
With Me ’tis eventide.” -
Smith’s Implements, Inc,
Dunkle and Greib, Inc
ABC. Groff, Inc,
Lone Maple Sales &
Lost Creek Implement,
Waltemyer’s Sales &
Scheffel Equipment Co,
It’s the Groat
Now here’s somethin!
Elder Sales & Service,
Barton Supply, Inc
Greenlme Supply, Inc,
QUESTION Ella Keyser, Zieglerville, wants to
Know where to buy a belt for an antique sewing
machine. The treadle machine is a New American
#2909819 and Belt No. 25.
QUESTION Vlad. Koropchak has a 20-quart
milk can that was used in milk fountains. Does any
one know of a company that would galvanize it to
restore it to the original condition.
QUESTION Art Sholly Jr., Mt. Joy, wants to
know where to find a gas-fired Royal Peanut Roaster,
any condition and any size.
QUESTION Frank Furl, 231 Walnut Rd.. Clar
ence, PA 16829, wants to raise hogs and would
appreciate information on the raising and caring of
QUESTION Fannie Beiler, Lancaster, would
like to know where to purchase a Bio-Snacky sprou
ter of someone who is willing to sell theirs.
QUESTION Margaret Diamond, Kunkletown,
wants instructions to make lamps or other items from
QUESTION Harold Wolf, New Cumberland, is
looking for copies of “Flying” magazine published
from the mid 1950 s to 1962 only.
QUESTION—Vera Sloop, Landisburg, would like
information on where to buy strainer parts for a gal
vanized watering can.
Deerfield Ag & Turf
M.S. Yearsley & Sons,
K&W Equipment, Inc,
Lancaster Fanning, Saturday. June 13. 1998-825
QUESTION —Sharon from Elverson is looking for
additional 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 Spec
trum by Pfaltzgraff.
QUESTION Thane Lafollette, Bemville, would
like information on how and where to sell broom corn.
He has about 75 stalks to sell.
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 Syr
up, which was black in color. Where can he purchase
QUESTION Mary Pazzaglia, Columbia Cross
Roads, wants addresses for suppliers for chipwood
baskets that measure 4'A -inch wide and 3V* -inch
deep, and 2'A -inches high.
QUESTION —Terry Lowe, New Park, is hoping to
purchase wood or coal grates for a Wincroft
#BBBB2R cookstove, made in Middletown.
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.
ANSWER —For Anna Mae Dukert who wanted to
know where to purchase seeds for long neck dipper
gourds, write to The American Gourd Society Inc.,
P.O. Box 274, Mt. Gilead. Ohio 43338-0274. They
have seeds for many types of gourds and a 1998
seed list for members to advertise dried gourds and
seeds for sale. Thanks to Doris Hellerick, Dublin, for
sending this information.
ANSWER Last week two people answered the
request on how to get Christmas cactus to bloom.
This week, we received two more unique methods.
Thanks to Mary Ann Reich who writes that her mother
in law told her to put it outside during the summer
months and in the fall it would bloom beautifully. She
tried this and so did her sister. It works everytimei she
Thanks to Bonnie Fogelman, Milton, who said that
hers didn’t bloom until a friend told her to use Peters
household plant food. She began using it a short time
and it bloomed and has been blooming ever since.
She also tried Miracle Grow, which works. Her plants
hardly stop blooming. She waters once a week about
% to 1 cup of water with the mixture. Now they are
blooming on her patio. In the winter, she sets them in
her bow window where the sun rises in the morning.
ANSWER Bill Kelley, Purcellville, wanted to
know where to have a meat grinder recoated or refin
ished. Thanks to Florence Noit, East Greenville, who
writes that galvanizing is done by John Hurd, Hazel
ton. Call (610) 926-3645.
f , ANSWER Helen Heavner, Upper Tract, W.V.,
wanted the address for Flavor Mill Artificial Butter Fla
vor. Thanks to David Anspach, Giorgio Foods,
Temple, who writes that Flavor Mill is a brand name of
Chefmaster Co., 41 Columbia, Laguna Hills, CA
92656-1460. Chefmaster’s Parent Company is Byr
nes & Kiefer Co., 131 Kline Ave., Gallery, PA 16024.
ANSWER Carl Detwiler, Zionsville, wanted to
know where to get wire rope flemish spiced and
swaged. Thanks to David Anspach, Giorgio Foods,
for suggesting he contact a nearby canning factory.
Many of them use plastic coated wire rooe to convev
their cans. The maintenance manager of the factory
should be able to tell him who does it for them.
ANSWER—A reader wants to find a shower cur
tain with cows on it. Thanks to Nancy Harvatine,
Thompson, who writes that it is available from Woody
Jackson, Holy Cow, Inc., P.O. Box 906 L, Middlebur
ry, UT05753. Phone (802) 388-6737, between 8 a.m.
and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday. Mr. Jackson is
discontinuing his catalog at the end of the year so call
soon. Nancy has the shower qurtain, which is excel
lent quality and attractive.
ANSWER Pam Eyer, Carlisle, wanted to know
where to find plans to make a wooden playhouse like
those sold at places that sell wooden storage sheds.
Thanks to Ruth Archer, Englishtown, N.J.Jor writing
that a woodcrafters’ catalog called Cherry. Tree has
plans for a take-apart playhouse and a book of
instructions for a dozen other playhouses. The
address is Cherry Tree Toys, Inc., P.O. Box 369, Bel
mont, OH 43718-4363. Phone 1-800-848-4363.