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4 SPIRIT OF JEFFERSON Farmer's ADVOCATE THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 23, 1978 BLAKELEY, PIGEON HILL FARMS EXHIBITED GRAND CHAMPION HEREFORD BULL ATPENNSYLVANIA FARM SHOW IN HARRISBURG The grand champion Hereford Bull at the recent Pennsylvania Farm Show in Harrisburg, was exhibited by Pigeon Hill Farm, Abbottstown, Pa., and Blakeley Farm, Charles Town. This first place senior bull calf and junior champion bull went on to be named grand champion of the show, witnessed by some 200 interested spectators. He was BH L1 Real 126. In the picture, left to' right, are -- Judge Truman Lawrence, Lewisburg, W. Va.; Dr. and Mrs. Malcom Wright, owner of Pigeon Hill Farm; Ed Brown, owner of Blakeley Hereford Farm, and at the halter is Terry L. Shearer, manager of Pigeon Hill Farm. (Photo by American Hereford Association) Three Drilake Cows Set Holstein Production Records The Holstein cows, owned by Drilake Farm, Inc., of Charles Town, have set new West Virginia production records among Holstein cows of their age, according to the Holstein- Friesian Association. Drilake Farms Re Elevation Bessie 6467940-GP, has set a new state record of milk and but- terfat production for cows in her age group, having completed a lactation level of 25,990 lbs. of milk and 882 lbs. of butterfat. This production level represents a new West Virginia record for officially tested junior three- year old registered Holsteins milked twice daily for a period of 365 days. The record was established under the DHIR testing program of the Holstein- Friesian Association of America. "Bessie" was bred in the herd of her present owner. She was sired by Round Oak Apple Elevation 1491007-EX, a bull at has earned Gold Medal Sire recognition. The previous lactation record for milk in this age group was held by Driswood Triune Ona 6485772 and the class leader for butterfat production was held by Driswood Rex Jessie 5958701. Beth are owned by William E. Walker, Shenandoah Junction. Drilake Astronaut Rosanne 8487993-VG, completed a lac- tation level of 21,570 lbs. of milk and 815 lbs. of butterfat. And this production level represents a new state record for officially tested junior three-year-old registered Holsteins milked twice daily for 305 days. The record was established under the DHIR testing program of the Holstein Association. Rosanne was bred in the herd of her present owner. She was sired by Paclamar Astronaut 1458744-EX, a bull that has earned Gold Medal Sire recognition. The previous lactation record in this age group was held by Driswood Triune Ona 6485772 owned by William E. Walker Shenandoah Junction. She achieved a production level of 24,190 Ibs. of milk and 813 Ibs. of butterfat. Drilake Astronaut Etta 8185797-VG, set a new state butterfat production record for cows her age, having completed a lactation level of 22,390 lbs. of milk and 999 lbs. of butterfat and this production level represents a new state record for officially tested senior four-year-old registered Holsteins milked twie daily for 365 days. The record was set under the DHIR  testing. Etta was bred in the herd of her present owner. She was sired by Paclamar Astronaut 1458744- EX, a bull that has earned Gold Medal Sire production. The previous lactation record in this age group was held by Drilake D Ivan Dinah 7930332, also owned by Drilake Farm, WHEEL lawn & garden tractors HOURS: MON.-TUES.,THURS.9 ,. S WED. & SAT. 9,1 FRIDAY 9 ,.9 II |11 / HOURS: MON.-TUES..THURS. 9 5 WED. & SAT. 9  I FRIDAYL9 to9 LAWN TRACTORS - $t00.00 OFF. • 8 HP A-90 or tO HP A-tO0 electric start models. • All gear transaxle. • 36" side or rear discharge mowers optional. • Best lawn care value for your money. 8-12 HP GARDEN TRACTORS - $1S0.00 OFF. • For small and medium size lawns and gardens. • Kohler cast iron engines. • 8-speed uni-drive transaxle; auto- matic available on 12 HP model. • Wide selection of mowers and affachments. to off on new / Wheel Horse tractors. Until March 18th, get a sturdy dependable Wheel Horse at pre-season savings. Get up to $250 off on selected new Wheel Horse tractors in stock - and charge into spring. G Mountain State Honda 1118 Winckester Ave. --, \\; MARTINSBURG, !t -  West Vblli 25401 ),, -- phone; 304  263- 8844 j/ROBERT (BOB) MUSSELMAN 14-16 HP GARDEN TRACTORS - $200.00 OFF. • Bigger tractors for larger lawns and gardens. • Kohler cast iron engines. • Choice of automatic or manual transmissions and attachment lift systems, • Wide selection of mowers and attachments. 16-19.9 HP ESTATE TRACTORS - $250.00 OFF. • Automatic transmission on 16 and 19.9 HP twin cyl. models. • lO-speed all gear transmission on 19.9 liP four cyl. model. • liydraulic lift for attachments standard. • Wide selection of heavy duty mowers and attachments ] Inc. She achieved a production level of 23,170 lbs. of milk and 896 lbs. of butterfat. Bike-A-Than Chairmen For County Announced Jay Crouse, president of the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation has announced the appointment of the following people as chairmen of thennual "Breath of Spring" Bike-a-Then in Jefferson County. Leading their communities will be Mrs. Leo Ashbaugh, Bolivar and Rev. Samuel B. Miller, Harpers Ferry. These chairmen will conduct separate Bike-a-thons in each of their communities to benefit lung damaged children. These Bike- a-Thons will raise funds to support research and care programs for children affected by lung damaging diseases like Cystic Fibrosis, severe asthma, chronic bronchitis, and bron- chiectasis. The Bike-a-Thons are scheduled to be conducted during April. When someone in your community invites you to sponsor them in this years Bike- a-Then please be generous. Your dollars provide the "Breath of Life" for millions of children who suffer with lung disease. LEETOWN Mrs. Ruth Locke Mr. and Mrs. Chipper Owens, Jane Lou, W. Va., spent last weekend with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Owens. On Saturday night, Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Owens and Mr. and Mrs. Chipper Owens, took Mr. and The Home Mrs. Charley Owens to the Peter Club had a verY Pan Restaurnat for dinner, February 15 at celebrating their 25th wedding U.M. Church.  anniversary, bers and one gue Ruth Locke $ nd In observance of "Focus" were hostesses. week, the members of the l Baptist Church had a Valentine Mrs. Bob party and style show in the' devotions using basement of the Church on Love. After a I February 14. Most of the ladies the ladies Anal re{ wore long dresses. Mrs. Joyce they will sell at Redmond sang a solo, and The refreshments were served. The table was decorated with 12 red Mrs. Berlin roses, sick list. o,o.,,,o,. Special Notice SAPOLIN LATEX WALL PAINT SAVE $3.00 OFF SUGGESTED RETAIL $7.99 ,4002 To Users Of SAPOLIN "FASHION  COLOR"  SEMI-GLOSS :  SAVE $4.50 OFF  SAPOLIN LATEX , "FASHION COLOR" FLAT "°i,,.i j ZGAL, • --4'"" SAVE $3.80 O SUGGESTED RETAIL $11.79 SUGGESTED RETAIL SAPOLIN LATEX SAPOLIN FLAT N SATIN LATEX CEILING Pastels Only i WHITE SR 99 $A99 , SAVE $4.30 OFF SAVE $4.00 OFF SUGGESTED RETAIL $13.29 SUGGESTED RETAIL $8.99 SAPOLIN LATEX III LATEX " SMOOTH CEILING ., , TEXTURE , .j.,.. WHITE T' 'r  I PAINT 00AVE Sv00L'0099".Oo "600Walls F., Ceilings SUGGESTED RETAIL $10.79 SAVE $2.00 oFF SUGGESTED RETAIL $8.99 IRON LUNGS, KIDNEY 00CHINIg And Other Life-Supporting Eq uip men t, If someone in your home depends on an iron-lung, dialysis {kidney} machine, oxygen concentrator, IPP {intermittent positive pressure} breathing machine, or any other electrically-operated, life-sustaining device, please call the Potomac Edison Company office serving your location. Power shut offs possible While we already have records of such customers, we want to be sure they are up to date so that we can take further steps to minimize the effect of planned interruptions in electric service to such patients. And planned interruptions in the near future are s real possibility because the prolonged miners' str is resulting in a serious depletion of coal supplieS at our generating stations. Act now! If someone in your home depends on an ele operated, life-support device, please let us Call the Potomac Edison office serving your Potomac Edison WHITMORE LUMBER CO. J2 Part of the Allegheny Power System 300 N.. Mildred St.- Charles Town, W.Va. OFFER EXPIRES MARCH 30th • i! I FeJb. l($th, 23rd & Meroh 2nd m • I