The Ottawa Herald from Ottawa, Kansas on October 18, 1961 · Page 12
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The Ottawa Herald from Ottawa, Kansas · Page 12

Ottawa, Kansas
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Wednesday, October 18, 1961
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THE OTTAWA HERALD Wednesday, October 18, 1961 0-DAY PKfCIPITATKW OUTLOOK | 30-DAY TFMPEXATURE OUTIOOK Hal'Boyle Harold? In The Dictionary? NEW YORK (AP)-I can see my high school English teachers getting the news now. "You mean to tell me," says the first one, "that Harold Boyle, that big-eared little boy who always came to class in his tennis shoes, is quoted twice in the new unabridged dictionary?" "I know it sounds impossible, but it's true," says the second. "This is the blackest day for literature since William Shakespeare died." Many of my editorial coworkers couldn't believe it either when the massive, 2,720-page new dictionary arrived in our office. But there in bright clear print- both on page 224 under "black- and-white" and on page 295 under "bum"—was the defining quote "black-and-white world where a guy is either your pal or probably a bum.—Hal Boyle." "How did this disaster happen to our beloved language?" asked a jealous conferee. "Oh," I replied, "the editors decided to modernize the dictionary. So they threw out some of the explanatory phrases of bunch of old mossback writers like J. Milton and Alex Pope, and replaced them with new quotes from 14,000 contemporary notables." "What's a contemporary notable?" he inquired. "Well, according to the diction- WEATHER OUTLOOK — Maps based on those supplied by U. S. Weather Bureau show below normal precipitation and about normal temperatures in Ottawa area for next 30 days. Would Store National Food Cache By FRANK CAREY WASHINGTON (AP)-A California scientist suggests the United States build up a national food cache so that food enough for two years would be available within easy walking distance of every American in the event of nuclear war. Dr. Perry R. Stout of the Uni- vesity of California, speaking Tuesday to a component institute of the National Research Council, said a $15-billion emergency food supply should be widely distributed. Stout said: "It will not be too much to follow the Biblical admonishment that the seven lean years will follow the good. As with the ancient Egyptians, let us take 20 per cent of each year's crop and store it—assuming we G get agricultural production up to such a level." He added: "In this age of nu clear weapons, the United States is perhaps the most vulnerable of the large nations because of the dependence of her agricultural complex upon industrially supplied fertilizers, fuels and machinery. "Consequently, in case of large scale nuclear combat with primary targets being our concentrated industrial establishments, agriculture, even though highly dispersed, will become paralyzed immediately." The agricultural scientist said a "two year survival kit" of food would require: supplies of animal protein, dessicated and compacted; carbohydrates and fats similarly treated; plus the vitamins necessary for adequate diets. And, "as for our present surplus grains, they must be gotten out of the warehouses and converted to animal protein." Economy Aglow In Spite Of Industrial Output Slip Williamsburg News Eighteen In Study Class The Missionary Study Class on Latin America, being taught by Mrs. J. E. Decker, has an enrollment of 18. There are two classes, an afternon class meeting on Mondays at 1:30 at the Minor Brown home, and Tuesday evenings at 7:30 at the Sunday School rooms. They will meet each week during the month October. of By SAM DAWSON AP Business News Analyst NEW YORK (AP)—Total industrial output has slipped a bit from its August peak. But before you jump to the conclusion it's been a short recovery from the recession that bottomed out in February and March, remember: Most other segments of the economy have retained a reassuringly healthy glow. And even in the industrial sector, the rnftjor setback can be traced to shutdowns in General Motors plants in September and in Ford plants this month, and to crippling of oil and chemical ro- duction by Hurricane Carla. Also, latest reports show October sales of new cars picking up vigor. The auto industry hopes this means that production lost by labor troubles can be regained in coming weeks—and justified by good retail sales. The output of most consumer goods, other than autos, gained during September. So did the production of many industrial materials, other than auto parts and Mr. and Mrs. L. A. Green spent the week at Lake Taneycoma near Branson, Mo. Mr. Green re- •poj;te good trout fishing. Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Emond and children, of Wichita, spent the weekend with their mother, Mrs. Mary Blair, in Ottawa and they all called on Mrs. A. F. LeChien Sunday afternoon. Mrs. Vclma Home has returned home after spending several weeks in California and Texas with relatives. Mr. and Mrs. S. T. Thornton and Mrs. P. L. Shrader spent the weekend at El Dorado Springs. They visited Mr. and Mrs. George Nichols, the C. T. Snodgrass family, and were dinner guests Sunday of the Harold Malones at Osakloosa, Mo. Says Desert Safe From Fallout LOS ANGELES (AP)—Want to escape long-range fallout from a nuclear bomb? Go live in a desert. That's the answer Nobel prize- winning chemist Willard F. Libby gave at a news conference Tuesday. Libby, appearing at the National Civil Defense Council Convention, explained Fallout is carried by rain. There's little rain in the desert. And therefore such an area would be relatively free of worldwide fallout. He said fall-out shelters protect humans against local fallout but not against the long-range effects of radiation. However, he said, millions of lives could be saved by shelters and should be built immediately. oil hurt by labor troubles or weather mishaps. The big question still is consum- • buying, rather than industrial output which in the long run is argely tailored to the former. And spending holds high for most and many consumer services goods. Retailers count on the Christmas spirit to pep up this spending n coming weeks. They also hope that the uncertainties bred of the recession will fade in consumer minds, and that the Berlin crisis will ease and with it purse-tightening cautions. Many economists think the public is likely to attach too much importance to the lasting effects of strikes on general business. They concede that the long strike in steel in 1959 caused major ups as well as downs in the business curve. In large part this was due to attempts by management in steel supplying and steel consuming industries to adjust before the strike, during it and after it. The poststrike adjustment in particular proved to be exaggerated. "Usually the effects of work stoppages are shaken off rather quickly," say economists at the Morgan Guaranty Trust Co. of New York. Predictions for total national output of goods and services seem to grow with each passing week. This may be due to the natural optimism of those in office. And partly it's due to the expectation that rising government spending will stimulate the economy. And a rising federal deficit could set the psychological stage for another inflationary boom. But largely the belief that the September easing in industrial output isn't too important in the long run is due to the knowledge that the economy spreads over too many fields these days for any one industry, or even any grouping of industries, to have the impact for betterment or determent that once was the case. If city folk go on spending for the things they need and want, if farmers turn the blessing of good harvests in most parts of the nation into steady or increased spending, the auto work stoppages and the ravages of Carla may quickly become past history—really past. ary itself you're looking at one of them, Buster," I told him coldly. Actually, I'm in a pretty classy crowd. Among the other "contemporary notables" are such renowned literary figures as Willie Mays, Ethel Merman, Ted Williams, and Dina Shore. They also managed to find room for quotes by Mickey Spillane, Winston Churchill, Douglas MacArthur, W. Somerset Maugham, and Ernest Hemingway. The quote from Willie Mays is one of my favorites. Defining one meaning of "puff," it says, "Hit too many homers and people start puffing you up." The new unabridged dictionary is the first new edition in 27 years, cost $3.5 million to prepare and has 450,000 entries, including 100,000 new terms. "How dees it feel to be quoted in the dictionary?" asked one of my coworkers. "It doesn't really leave you much to live for, does it?" jeered a second. But I'll tell you how it felt. To a boy who started throwing news' papers at the age of 10 and has loved words all his life, being quoted in the dictionary was like —well, it was like one who, lost in a wilderness, looks up and sees an airplane, and suddenly the airplane writes his name in gianl letters against the eternal blue sky, and the letters hang there fadeless and fine. There's only one thing wrong. The dictionary costs $47.50. That's a lot of money—even for a "contemporary notable." But the next time you drop into the public library, be sure and look me up. Page 224! Page 295! For Insurance On dwellings, household goods, buildings and automobiles See Dean Berlin, Agent 109 E. Second Phone CH 2-2804 IS THK DAILY Compared with other living costs which have more than DOUBLED... THE PRICE OF ELECTRICITY IS STILL AS LOW AS IT WAS IN 1939!* THEN WHY ARE ELECTRIC SERVICE BILLS MORE TODAY? Tht answer la simple. You and your fritnds and nalghbort are using mort electricity—far mor* than ever before . . . to anjoy television, radio and hl-fl ... to light and heat and cool your homa* ... to cook, claan and sew ... to wash, dry and Iran your clothe* ... to protect perishable foods . . . to wash disnea ... to do a boat of other dally chorei around the house. Fact la—families we MTVC are using more than 3 times aa much electricity today at they did 20 yean ago! Remember, too, the Mil you gat It for two full months of electric service. Divide your two-month bill by 60. Sea how little tt coata a day to Live Better .. . Electrically! *Baaad on aamt 2.5c per kilowatt-hour rat. .1 which mott «pplianc*» hava bten addad unca 1939. Less than two cents out of the average budget dollar goM for electric service! KANSAS CITY ROWER & LIGHT COMPANY Want To Buy A Car? Need Cash to Get a Better Deal? HOW MUCH Will You Need? A Low-Cos* PEOPLES NATIONAL BANK AUTO LOAN Will SAVE You Money . . Here's how you profit with a LOW-COST Peoples National Bank Loan . . . our moderate charge and easy terms on loans keep the car you want within your everyday budget. For your convenience, your auto insurance premium can be included In your loan. No worry or red tape . . . just prompt and efficient service. We'll be glad to give you figure-facts on financing the car you'd like. No obligation -- come in! Meet Your Friends at the Friendly Bank MEMBER F.D.I.C. Clearance SALE on ALL Appliance Trade-Ins Prices slashed on over 200 guaranteed Refrigerators, Freezers, Ranges, Washers, Dryers, Heaters. TV Sets and other appliances. Here are a few examples: 1. 80,000 BTU Oakland Gas Heater with blower — Guaranteed -- Looks like new - Only $69.95 or $5 down; $6 ea. mo. 2. 75,000 BTU Gas Heater - Used I month-Customer moved into home with floor furnace -- Traded for other appliances -- Has automatic thermostat — 100% safety -- Automatic blower-Sells for $176.95 new - Buy now for just $139.39 or pay $5 down; $7.50 ea. mo. 11 mos. left on new guarantee. 3. Reconditioned Maytag Wringer Washer — Late model -- 90 day guarantee — Nice finish too! Reduced to only $69.50 or pay $5 down - $6.00 ea. mo. 4. Coronado Electric Clothes Dryer -- 1959 model -- Works perfect - Dries large 10-lb. load — 90 day guarantee — Reduced to $79.95 or pay $5 down; $6 ea. mo. 5. Coronado 7 cu. foot Refrigerator — Good sealed unit — Works perfect -Nice finish -- 90 day replacement guarantee -Was $24.88 - Now $14.88. 6. GE 7 cubic foot Refrigerator — Good sealed unit — Good finish — 90 day replacement guarantee - Reduced to $19.88 or $2 down; $5.00 ea. mo. 7. Coronado 9 cubic foot Refrigerator with large across top freezer-Meat chest -• Sliding crisper - Near perfect finish -- Has had excellent care -- Reduced to only $39.95 or $4 down - $5 ea. mo. 8. 13 cubic foot Firestone Refriger- erator — Late model with large freezer at the bottom — 2 large 12 qt. crispers — 4 door shelves -- Butter keeper — Sliding shelves — and automatic defrosting -- 90 day guarantee - Sold for $454.95 new » Buy now for only $99.50 or pay $5 down; $6.00 ea. mo. 9. Apartment size Gas Range with Robertshaw oven control -- Guaranteed » Only $19.95 or $2 down. $5.00 ea. month. 10. Raytheon 17" TV Set - Near perfect cabinet - Good picture - Reduced to only $19.95 or $2.00 down; $5.00 ea. month. 11.21" Motorola late model TV Set -- Metal cabinet — Good condition — Good finish — Good picture too! 90 day replacement guarantee — Was $69.95- Now $29.95 or $3 down; $5.00 ea. mo. 12. 21" Philco table model TV Set -1959 model -- Nice walnut cabinet with tinted safety glass for easier viewing — Speaker on front for true sound. 90 day guarantee - Used 2 years - Buy it for $150.00 less than new price - Now only $99.50 or $5 down; $6.00 ea. mo. FREE DELIVERY GAMBLES

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