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~A The Mountain Messenger, Tuesday, March 13, 1990 Helen Woodward Arbaugh has been chosen most outstanding member of the F 'sbury Hustlers 4-H Club by leaders, co-leaders, and members. Lori, is secretary of her club, was chosen for her unlimited time and L. edication in fund.raisers and dinners. Lori is the daughter of Mr and !4 lrs Lawrence Arbaugh of Asbury, a sophomore at Greenbrler East School and a member of the Greenbrier East FFA. !i he Asbury Hustlers 4-H Club would also like to take this opportu- to thank Charles Lobban, Jr., "for his seven years of tremen- work as Greenbrier County 4-H Extension Agent. He will be issed by all 4-H Clubs and members." 4-H Teens Meet * The Greenbrier County 4-H Teen ~ders met February 28 at the Ex- t sion Office in Lewisburg. Follow- ing a brief business meeting Charles Dransfield, owner of Heritage Pho- tography Studio in Union, presented a program entitled "A Career in Pho- tography." The teen leaders learned about different types of photography as well as various techniques use~l to produce high-quality photographs. Greenbrier Community Services will distribute garden seeds starting Monday, March 19. To be eligible you must take your own containers. Stop by Greenbrier Community Services offices, 205 West Wash- ington Street, Lewisburg. Peaches'n Cream 3/4 cup all purpose flour 1 teaspoon baking powder 1/2 teaspoon salt 3 tablespoon butter 1 egg 1/2 cup milk 3 1/4 oz. pk. vanilla pudding (not instant) Preheat oven 350. Pour mixture into greased 9x9 pan. Place one large can of drained peach slices on top. Cream together and spread on top of peaches 1 8oz. pkg. cream cheese 1/2 cup sugar 3 tablespoon orange juice Mix 1 tablespoon sugar & 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon. Sprinkle on top. Bake 30-35 minutes. Good served warm or cold. We really enjoy the paper in Newport News By Mary Lee Newport News, Va Send your favorite recipe to Mountain Messenger 647-5724 122 N. Court St. Lewisburg, WV 24901 We have learned that the de- struction phase of an illness is when we feel at our worst. With the help of the antiseptic herbs our bodies be- gin to kil~ off unwanted bacteria. The fever/chills time is about over and we are left feeling full of congestion. We have reached the period called abatement. If your nose is dripping, imagine what is going on in your other organs to cause the overflow? These wastes need to be cleaned out of the body. Herb categories used in elimina- tion therapy would be blood purifi- ers, alternatives and tonics, to main- tain a strengthening agent in the body, stimulate congested organs and dissolve fats; carminatives, to remove gas and bloating from the intestines and stomach; demulcents, tO sooth the mucous membranes and other irritated tissues: diapho- retics, to open the pores and sweat glands and to relieve stress on the kidneys; diuretics, to increase the elimination of urine and laxatives, to promote the emptying of the bowels. Caraway seeds, cloves, ginger, laurel (bay leaf) and nutmeg are ex- cellent carminatives. Just chewing a few caraway seeds, a whole clove, a slice of ginger, a nibble of bay or a dab of nutmeg will produce almost immediate soothing results and re- lief. Try some and surprise yourself! Caraway, Carum carvi (Umbellif- erae), can be found growing wild in Asia, Europe and the northern and northwestern United States. In an herb garden caraway seeds should be sown in warm, light, well-drained soil at the'end of the summer. The following autumn the seeds will ripen and can be gathered for culi- nary or medicinal use. Always scat- ter a few more seeds for the next year. Plants purchased for spring planting should receive the same treatment. tn the kitchen caraway mainly used to flavor baked but they could be roles, soups, sandwiches vegetable dishes for Commonplace in Scotland, t of caraway seeds is table as a dip for bread In medieval times the sert was sugar-coated seeds sprinkled over baked Commercially, the oil is used to flavor a liqueur k0mmel. Originally caraway was ter meals to calm the the digestive system and cramping. For small those who might have chewing the seeds a tea made from milk or water. liquid is poured over the left to sit for 10-20 teaspoons of crushed half cup of liquid or briefly seed in the liquid, steep Take a mouthful at a time, cup and a half a day. As an aphrodisiac, car thought to have great power. Seeds were fed to mals to keep them from Small caraway cakes workers to keep them seeds were placed on or in to prevent them from Naturally this is why came an important in Chinese and European l'he abatement state of as illne. s itself, does energy. Care should be monitor yourself and your properly. Editor's Note: are intended for poses only. They to treat, diagnose or nor to be considered as tute for professional care, Farm Bureau to Capitol Each year the West Virginia Bureau holds a legislative re- in Charleston to meet Legis- sound their interests on policies and farm legislation. 1990 meeting was held Mon- February 19, with sixty-five leg- =lators and two hundred fifty farm reau members. Those attending Greenbrier County were Mary and Sam Tuckwiller, John Tuck- iller, Ed Carter, Lacy Thomas, E. Hedrick, Jr., and Joe Costa. Other Farm Bureau activities in reenbrier County,. include the dis- tfibution of the sec shipment of : rmer-to-farmer produce. The ship- Greenbrier East FFA at Louisville ! Thirty-two members of the ,ment consisted of Valencia oranges, Greenbrier East Future Farmers of grapefruit, high-d nsity orange America (FFA) Club attended the concentrate, I igh-density ' National Farm Machinery Show and : apefruit juice concentrate, grape- ~.~,,u=t sechons, orange co/lada, c=trus ~[ad*_L emonade concentrate, pea- t oil-'lSem,~,ats~ pecans, peanut tter, and hand de arier. In addition the quality of these products there economic savings to members. two shipments for the 89-90 totalled between $18 and Tractor Pulls in Louisville, Kentucky February 15 through 17. The club members stopped at Winchester Farms in Kentucky to tour its mod- ern dairy processing plant. They also stopped at Lexington at a com- mercial greenhouse to observe the production of flowers. While in Louisville, the FFA saw 31 acres of farm machinery and equipment under roof. Hundreds of companies had their products on display. In addition, the FFA visited Waldeck Angus Farm, a 1200-acre pure-bred angus farm. thousand dollars. "he Messenger SPRING IS HERE For A Limited Time - Bring Your Deutz- Allis Lawn And Garden Equipment In For Pre-Season Repair. Engine tune-ups, transmission checks, blades sharpened, mower adjustments and anything your lawn and garden equipment needs to begin the 1990 season trouble free. Bring Them In Before March 31, 1990 And Receive 10% DISCOUNT ON ALL LABOR AND PARTS. Pay Cash And Receive 12% DISCOUNT. Hurry/Offer expires March 3I, 1990. TRACTOR SALES, INC. US ROUTE 219 N. LEWISBURG, W.VA. 815-1711 Ham, Bacon, Show Set Members who went on the trip included Joey Yates, Tim Montgom- ery, Lloyd B}ankenship, Kevin S. Williams, Ctint Eskins, Charlie Lobban, Kevin Brant, Ricky The 1990 Greenbrier Valley Ham, Bacon, and Egg Show and Sale is set for Friday, March 16, at 7 p.m. The show and sale will again be held at Bill Lewis Motors, Inc., on Route 219 North, Lewisburg. The 4-H and Future Farmers of America (FFA) member starts from the basics of selecting a pig in May or June, then growing it out to finish by November. The 4-H and FFA member feeds the hog each day during this time and cares for all health problems. The goal is to pro- duce the correct weight market hog. The hogs are slaughtered and then the hams and bacons are put into cure. Curing a ham or bacon re- quires correctly measuring the amuum o] ,,,,,. ~,,~ Inen pl~tc~ncj the meat n the cure the necessary amount of time. Caldwell, Junior Chestnut, Kevin Deitz, Mike Hamrick, Shelby Hanna, Andy Hefner, Chad Hefner, Deanna Williams, Lesley Wykle, David Young, John McClung, Early Jackson, Travis Loudermilk, Mary Clendenen, Melinda Workman, Elizabeth Duff, Missy Piner. James Wickline, Toby Fleshman. Brian Humphreys, Jamie Hoke, Sam Deem, Mark Hayes, Angle Level, Becky Shope. Advisors Woody Hanna and Bob Martin and chaper- one Mrs Norman Morgan accompa- nied the students. Once the curing process is com- pleted, hams and bacons are ready for soaking, and finally drying. Next comes the major task of preparing the product for show. Each of the youths shape and trim the hams and bacons before the final step of s~noking. This is where they achieve the champion ham or bacon. The hams and bacon.~ will be judged Wednesday, March 14, and will be on display at approximately 1 p.m., Friday, March 16, at the Bill Lewis showroom. If you wish to mail in a bid. write to John McCutcheon, Extension Agent, P. O. Box 586, Lewisburg, or call 645-1525. One Place To Find ALL Your Planting Supplies ,t Garden Seeds(Anything you want) ,=" Potting Soil (Top of the line) Seed Potatoes, Onion Sets and (Soon-Onion & Cabbage Plants) Turf Builder and Weed-N-Feed And Much More! Field Seeds Fertilizer Insect Killers and Fungicides ,r Topsoil, Peat Moss, Pine Bark Mulch and Nuggets "We're The Farmer's Friend" 647-4355 Alderson Market Friday March 9, 1990 166 head sold to 55 buyers amounting to $51,596.35 STOCKER AND FEEDER STEERS Choice 100.00 - 110.00 Good 90.00 - 98.50 Medium 80.00 - 88.75 Common 66.00 - 72.50 HEIFERS Choice 85.00 - 91.00 Good 75.00 - 83.50 Medium 60.00 - 72.50 Common 50.50 - 58.75 BUL.I CALVES 55.00- 87.00 By Head 85.00 - 170.00 SLAUGHTER CATTLE COWS Commercial 45.00- 48.25 Utility 42.00 - 44.75 Canner and Cutter none BULLS Commercial & Good 58.50-61.00 Cutter 55.00 COW AND CALF PAIRS By Head 600.00 - 775.00 COWS by head none HOGS No. 1 43.00 NO. 2 40.00 NO. 3 38.O0 SOWS none BOARS none SHOATS none PIGS 22.00- 23.50 HORSES none PONIES none SHEEP AND LAMBS EWES 23.00- 24.50 GOATS 30.00 - 51.00 Bluegrass Saturday March 10, 436 head sold to 104 amounting to $1 STOCKER AND FEEDP-, !I STEERS; 62.00 " 76 00- Under 500# 500 - 750# Over 750# 60.00 HEIFERS; Under 500# 69.00 - - 500 - 750# 61.00 Over 750# 46.00 BULL CALVES 68.00 BABY CALVES By Head 92.50- VEAL CALVES 83.00 $1,.AUGHTER CATTL STEERS none HEIFERS none COWS BULLS Under 1000# 50.00 Over 1000# 52.00 COW AND CALF PA_L. By Head 570.00 0W$ 380.00 HOGS SLAUGHTER 34.00 SOWS 32.59 - BOARS 30.O0 PIGS & SHOATS bhl HORSES 550.00 1 7.oo MULES none BLUE 55.5O RED 47.5O OTHERS 47,OO EWES 18.00 BUCKS 16.50 - BABY LAMBS 26.00 WEI;HERS None GOATS, bh 26.00 - MOUNTAIN HOME TAKE YOUR ST STEP Dave Cedadeal 108S. Lewisburg, 645-4110 Sales Maranne Kay Gumm TOWARD SELLING YOUR CALL UNITED NATIONAL Call or Stop by for FREE Property