Read it Again: Week of Jan. 10, 2002.


80 years ago this week. Murray D. Lincoln, executive

secretary of the Ohio Farm Bureau Federation, held the undivided

attention of a great audience of Columbiana county farmers at the

annual meeting of the Columbiana County Farm Bureau. He declared that

this is no time for the farmers of America to be divided into small,

selfish groups, but that all must work together in the big job of

lifting agriculture out of the serious depression into which it has


County agent C.E. Rowland was given a great ovation when he made his

report detailing the work of the office, much of which is directly

related to the Farm Bureau program. He stated that Liverpool township

is the only county unit not organized. Of the other 17 townships, all

have selected legislative membership, poultry and grain and pure seed

committees; 15 have committees on horticulture; 14 have public

improvement committees; 13 have marketing committees; and two have

taken up drainage.

50 years ago this week. United States Senator Richard M.

Nixon, California, and Herschel D. Newsom, master of the National

Grange are among speakers scheduled to appear at meetings of

statewide agricultural organizations during the 36th Pennsylvania

Farm Show which opens Jan. 14. Sen. Nixon is to be the main speaker

at the cooperative dinner during the annual meeting of the

Pennsylvania Cooperative Potato Growers Association. Newsom will be a

guest at the banquet of the Pennsylvania Dairymen’s Association.

The Farm Show program lists 61 separate sessions for meetings of 30

statewide farm associations to be addressed by more than 200

speakers, mostly on topics relating to greater efficiency in

production of food for defense.

25 years ago this week. Cathleen Evans of Alliance is in

satisfactory condition in Alliance City Hospital after her car struck

and killed two Quarterhorses. The show horses, owned by Mort Metker

of Allen Drive, had roamed from the Metker stable and were attempting

to cross Pontius Road in Marlboro Township.

The 1977 Power Show Ohio has expanded to three buildings at the state

fairgrounds in Columbus. Bus service will shuttle visitors to the

Multi-purpose Building, Lausche Building, and Rhodes Center.


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