Youle et al promote fluorspar mined in the US

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Youle et al promote fluorspar mined in the US - Fluorspar Is Official State Minerat Fluorspar w...
Fluorspar Is Official State Minerat Fluorspar w as designated the; official state mmeral Wednes-1 day when Governor Otto Ker-, ner signed House Bül 1087, sponsored by 12 state repre- sentatives, mciuding ail the southeastern llUnois delega- tion. ' The bill was introduced in the j House March 31 and brought to:of the passage stage on May 5. i The Senate passed the meas-! ure on June 11, and it was sent to the governor for signature, The fluorspar division of Mi- nerva Oil Co. provided sam- Ples of the mineral for all milegislature to keep, since many senators and; representatives were com- Plelely unlamiUar with spar. 'The bill was sponsored by i Hepresenlaiives U. B. Tanner, ®* Harris- burg, Clyde Choate, Anna, Bert Benton, the late Wayne Sesser, C. L. Me -1 Vienna, Omer Von 1 Pekm. Dan O’Neill,: j O’Brien, Galesburg,! (^ral Jacob.s, Ea.st Moline, and Clint Youle. Wayne. It is hoped that the passage of the bill will help draw attention to the plight of Southern Illinois fluorspar mines, which are badly depressed due to Mexican imports which can be delivered to the steel mill.s 1 cheaper than the mineral can he taken out of the ground Pope and Hardin counties. ID

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  1. The Daily Register,
  2. 08 Jul 1965, Thu,
  3. Page 1

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