Garden City Telegram from Garden City, Kansas on June 30, 1971 · Page 4
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Garden City Telegram from Garden City, Kansas · Page 4

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Garden Man 'Adopts Youth in Columbia A Garden City man has "adopted" an eleven-year-old Colombian boy through the Foster Paa-ents Plan. Inc., and is contributing S16 a month to give the boy and his family material and financial aid. Michael Burgardt, 201 N. llth, is the foster parent of Luis Antonio Parra. Before Burgardt became Luis' foster parent, Luis' family of five lived on about $35 a month, which the father earns as an unskilled laborer with building crews. Luis' mother has asthma and cannot work. The family lives in a one- room dilapidated shack of crude bricks, with a thinly 'plastered concrete ceiling. Furnishing the shack are three bed's, two benches, several boxes and cheap pictures hanging on the walls. Meals are "•small and lacking in nourishment. Glass Company OK After Shattering Blast RENSSELAER, N.Y. (AP) Robert Albright, the owner on the Albany-Rensselaer Paiint : and Glass Co. has a lot to smile about today, despite his miss' ing front window. Wreckers working on a Hud son River bridge between Rensselaer and Albany set off a series of explosions Tuesday evening, razing a bridge tower but taking with it some 100 windows in the two cities. Yet, none of the glass com pany's inventory, only a few yards from the bridge, was damaged. Business looking up? "I would expect so. Yes, in deed," said Albright. Because of Burgardt'^ con--- ributions, the family will have lousehold necessities, meals vill be better and Luis will be able to stay in school. Burgardt's contribution brings the family a monthly cash grant, distributions of goods, such as vitamins, blankets, ;owels and soap, dental and medical care, counseling from social workers and benefits rom special programs. The Foster Parents .Plan places strong emphasis on education. All foster children must attend school. Vocation training courses given or supported by the Plan in some countries are available to foster children, their brothers and sisters, and in some cases, their parents. Aim of the program is to give each member of the family the tools to help themselves become independent and self-supporting. Special programs adapted to the needs of the country also meet these aims. In Colombia, for example, a "mejadona" (homemaker) service is avaEable. Women in Plan families are taught bask principles of hygiene, first aid, nutrition, baby care and human development so they may take over and improve the management of a home in which the mother is incapacitated. Foster parents and foster children correspond monthly (letters are translated by Plan) and often develop warm and affectionate relationships which mean as much to the children as the material and financial aid. Foster Parents Plan currently is working in ten countries in South America and Asia. More than 110,000 children have been aided by over 600,000 individuals, families and groups in the U.S. and Canada who have been Foster Parents during PLAN'S 33 years of operation. WHEAT PROCESSED STRICTLY FOR CATTLE FEED .-" - • ' ; . v . • • Unique Twist for Harvest At Hays Workshop Pistons and drive shafts were among the auto engine parts studied in the auto meohaaiics workshop last week at Fort Hays State. Workshop participants, including Bon Mills, left, Garden City, studied and practiced new techniques in engine repair. EMPORIA, Kara. ~(AP) — An unusual wheat harvest is being completed on the Porter Ranch, near Miller northeast of Em- poriia; The wheat is yielding around 80 bushels per acre and is, betog processed strictly for use as cait'fle feed. Using an experimental ma- chinie, custom built in Maize, Kan., Walter Porter, owner of fee Lyon County spread, is conducting an experiment in jhe use of high-moisture wheat as a feed grain. The com blight problem was on© of the major factors in his deosMion -to try the proqess, Porter said. He said growing corn blight Wesibaitioin would hike the price of feed grain and en- h».ice itihe value of iflie sivbsiti- tute. Porter obtained a variety of seed wheat called "Blue Boy," developed for use on the southeastern seaboard. The variety is known for its high yield potential but. is not suitable for mining, he said. The machine, called a chopper, harvests and pulverizes the grain, wheat plant heed and a portion of the stalk before blowing it in a specially designed fc'ailer towed by . the chopper. Porter said the machine eliminates the need for runming the wheat through a hammer mil, a step necessary in earlier 'trials of the high-moisture concept wiitih feed sorghums, when . milling was necessary to crack tihe grain kernels and enable animals to digest the grain. Harvesting begins When tihe grain conltains about 60 per ciemft moisture, Porter said. Material produced by the chopper Mresemlbles crushed straw but Poge 8 , v Garden City Telegram Wednesday, June 30, 1971 contains 70 per cent grain by weight, he said, Masted grain and straw is taken from the field to a trench silo where it is packed to begin the ensiling process. The high-moisture wheat ensilage will, be fed to approximately 3,000 ciaMle on the Porter ranch while they are on grass pastur'e later this summer. One advantage 'the high- moisiture wheat has 'over wheat harvested at the normal 10 to. 14 per cent moisture for use as feed, Porter said, is that to addition of "the straw to the grain elimiiiialbes W 16 danger of digestive disturbances While increasing bulk. LOUNGE WEAR DRESSES CHILDREN'S DRESSES BLOUSES & PANT SHIFTS SWIMWEAR Snap up these savings,.. 3.50 LACE-MATES BRA 2 FOR 5.99 Total Stretch bra, fiberfill contoured for the look that's right, sheer comfort and perfect form. Sizes A—32-36, B-32-38, C-32-38. 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