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Gettysburg Times (Newspaper) - April 6, 1990, Gettysburg, Pennsylvania The Gettysburg times Friday april 6, 1990 5a april is a Busy month for Farmers gardeners Delone speakers Delone Catholic High school speech team members heading from their Mcsherrystown school to Chicago for the National Catholic forensics league tournament Are from left Row 2, David Winkelmann David Carter Jason Mckibben James Winkelmann Scott Lehmer Row 1, Joseph Weishaar Nathan Hockley Anthony Bixler and Amy Lefaivre. Delone speech team ready for Chicago heading from their Mcsherrystown classrooms to Chicago for National Catholic forensics league tournament will be nine members of the Delone Catholic High school speech and debate teams. Members of the Delone Catholic team earned the first place sweep stake steam award at the Harrisburg Catholic forensics league tournament. The regular forensics tournament season ended with Delone earn ing 61 Points while Trinity and Mechanicsburg tied for second with 33 Points. Five Delone speakers and both varsity debate teams were selected to participate in the National a Cal tournament in Chicago in late May. Tim Weishaar Kristen Mainzer and Joe Weishaar received first place honors variety debaters Scott Lehmer and James Winkelmann shared a similar Victory. Tim Weishaar using his original speech to heal the wounds of race won first in oration. Kristen Mainzer presented both a prose and poetry Reading for Oral interpretation. Joe Weishaar earned his top award in declamation where he presented a speech on motivation. For the second week in a Row the varsity debate team of Lemerand Winkelmann earned the top award for participation in a National tournament by going undefeated. Debating both affirmative and negative switch Side debate Delon easily won Over Dallastown and Mechanicsburg. Nathan Hockley and David Winkelmann placed second in speech while David Carter and Jason Mckibben took second in varsity debate and also earned the right to represent the Hafl at nationals. Hockley a third member prepared three different speeches on current topics in the ext Emp category. Winkelmann in his first year of student Congress presented a Resolution on animal rights As Well As debating about ten other resolutions. Var sity debaters David Carter and Jason Mckibben had a 2-1 record for the Day they met Dallastown for the final round to decide which team would be the second place Winner. In a split decision by the judges the final out come was based on median Points of speakers and because Delone had a higher average the Delone team was named the Winner. Tony Bixler and Amy Lefaivre received third place certificates. Bixler finished his third year of Competition with an oration on free speech. Lefaivre debated issues in student Congress including her own on the need to prevent censorship of Rock lyrics. Got news Call 334-1131 624-7395 359-7749 by Thomas e. Piper Adams county Extension agent april is the month for planting Trees. Ifs also the time for Spring seeding Alfalfa completing the seeding of Oats putting in an Early Garden and More. Since one tree absorbs about 13 pounds of Carbon dioxide enough to offset the Carbon dioxide produced by driving one car Miles it seems rather apparent that we should be planting Trees. This is especially important in our paved cities and towns where expanses of Concrete create heat Trees that Shade such areas Are 15 times More important in reducing Carbon dioxide buildup than Rural Trees. Researchers propose three ways to reduce Carbon dioxide and other air pollutants 1 improving Auto emissions 2 reforming Energy sources and 3 increasing the num Ber of Trees in City areas. If implemented improving Auto emissions would Cost per Pound of c02. Trees would Cost Only per Pound of co2. More than 130 communities in Pennsylvania have appointed Shade tree commissions to oversee the planting care and maintenance of Trees along Public right of ways and other municipally owned property such As Parks and Green belts. In conjunction with this appointment a Shade tree Ordi Nance is adopted to provide the municipality with regulations concerning the work of the commission and the stewardship of Public Shade Trees. Perhaps no single item distinguishes a municipality More than its areas of natural Beauty and no doubt our test reaction to Village town or City is the abundance Vari Ety and health of its Shade Trees. A Good Shade tree is one that is Orna mental and at the same time does not interfere with overhead wires and vehicular or pedestrian traffic and does not present a Public safety problem As it matures. For detailed information on Shade tree commissions and tree ordinances write to the Pennsylva Nia forestry association 410 East main st., Mechanicsburg pa., 17055. The Adams county Exten Sion office also has information of value to Shade tree commissions. The boroughs of Arendtsville and Bigly Ville along with mount Holly Springs and red lion Are among communities which have enrolled in the municipal tree restoration program. Sponsored by Penn state University department of environmental resources and the metropolitan Edison company this program is available to All boroughs in the county. It offers a variety of Trees and an educational support follow up in the years following planting. For More information Call Joseph Edwards division forester for meted at 848-7336, or the Adams county Extension office fruit Trees for Home Garden i usually try to discourage the planting of tree fruits by Home gardeners for two reasons 1 Why bother when we have a commercial Supply close at hand and 2 the next owner of your property May not want to pro vide the care required for fruit production. The argument does t persuade everyone. Backyard gardeners who insist on growing apples should consider planting the Liberty which is Resis Tant to Cedar Apple rust and Apple Scab. This variety has been tested by Purdue Rutgers and the University of Illinois which has also produced re free. Learn to grow Bramble production is the topic for a two hour workshop set for tuesday april 10, at 7 . At the Penn state fruit research labor Atory Biglerville. Anyone inter ested in growing these crops should attend to learn the importance of site and soil selection Weed control x variety Outlook and More. The Adams county fruit growers will meet on wednesday april 11, at 7 . At the Penn state fruit research lab., Biglerville for the first educational meeting in the new growing season Home gardeners seeking information on pest control insects diseases or weeds Are invited to a Public meeting at ., wednesday april 11, at the Adams county Extension office. The final meetings to explain How enrolment for clean and Green can Cut taxes for farm and Woodland owners will be held on monday april 9, at . At Littlestown High school and on tues Day april 10, at . At the Junior High school in Gettysburg. Llhee Street car named desire i til i travel Back to the roaring 20 s Zuzhen you ride the Street car named de hear the trolley Bell ring As you tour the streets in historic Gettysburg. The Street car makes stops downtown along Steinwehr Avenue Gettysburg National military Park National Tower and the Gettysburg tour Cen Ter on Baltimore Street. Tiie Street car operates 7 Days a week am to pm enjoy a Scenic tour of Gettysburg for Only 50ia trip. Ill i i ill Ohhi a hum the one to Start with the one to stay with Calcium nitrate fertilizer fruit tree research and grower experience attest to the growth yield and Quality Bene fits achieved with Calcium nitrate fertilizer Nam Mph Ca nem Mph Ca representative appear Mac of Apple True is Urdas Andy. Ousep Cikk nitrate is rvs of Foster growth Early production nitrate nitrogen is the Choice Calcium nitrate supplies nitrate nitrogen and 19% water soluble Calcium a proven combination of nutrients for optimum Orchard production. For example. Us a work by Shear and Faust describes the effects of various Nitro Gen sources on Apple Trees. Xmas greatly inhibited by As compared to nitrate it Xmas also noted on various Cul Tural applied to soils May persist for months before converting to Calcium requirement of Apple Trees is unbelievably High in another study2, the need for Calcium in apples was shown. above ground Woody portion of a 35-year-old tree contained 5.6 pounds of Calcium. This was More than the Content of . And my combined. And in terms of crop health adequate level of Calcium in Apple fruit can reduce the incidence of fruit from Early growth through years of heavy yields Calcium nitrate fertilizer is the one to Start with the one to stay with As with any fertilizer application consult your Extension office or other advisory serv ice for recommended practice that meets local crop and soil conditions. Hydro Agri Sarra Cisco ii5 871-1770 i scar. Cd m is Wjk not Kew. In o Conns inc matral overt of Apple Hon so 0642 240 Shea Tab a-i3 m r re Apple tree did a incan Gimer. An. 1973 see your fertilizer dealer

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