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Farmers Protest ‘Fast Time’

Herald of April 21, 1949

Morrisons Cove was to go on “fast time” or Daylight Savings Time at 2 a.m. Sunday, April 24, under protest. In retaliation for the handicap imposed on farmers “who must farm according to the sun and not the clock,” fishing was being prohibited on many Huston Township farms where hundreds of fishermen were expected. Other farmers planned to barricade their lanes which would be blocked by dozens of automobiles.

Clarence E. Hoover, proprietor of the Bare Milling Co., was elected president of the Roaring Spring Rotary Club.

The 78-acre Loose farm at Martinsburg, known for...


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