The Delta Democrat-Times from Greenville, Mississippi on July 14, 1960 · Page 16
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The Delta Democrat-Times from Greenville, Mississippi · Page 16

Greenville, Mississippi
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Thursday, July 14, 1960
Page 16
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Delta Democrtit-Thiies 10 Thursday July_M,_'GO S^?sSif^*^Pl Chicot Conservation Practices Increasing LAKE VILLAGE -- The Chicot Counly Soil Conservation ottice reports continued growth in iiurri- x;rs of farmers participating in its programs. For the 12 months preceding June 30, 51 new farms comprising 14,431 acres were signed to irogrnms with the Chicot Coun- ty Soil Conservation Dislrici. Form operators concerned have pledged to use' each acre within its capabilities and treat, each acre in acccordance with its needs. The district now has 499 farms actively participating in its soil and water conservation program covering a total ot 233,554 acres of agricultural land. Approxi. matcly 61 per cent of the total acreage of Chicot County is in the district program. The program has been underway less than seven years. During the' past year S37 requests for assistance were rcceiv; ed and services by the technicians of (he Lake Village Work Unit of this Soil Conservnion Service. The requests were for cropland and grassland .planning for drainage and irrigation system installations: arid for wildlife drea treatment plans. ' ' ' ' Record Number This is a record number of requests for assistance by the Work Unit. Part of the wort: accomplished during tli« year by cooperating armors includes:., 127 miles ot ditches constructed, 8,471 acres of cropland drained, 17 miles of rrigation canals · constructed, 6,- 3S7 acres of cropland irrigated 212 acres of cropland precision [and leveled,,two irrigation reservoirs constructed ten ponds constructed, 2,723 acres of wildlife area treated and 55 farms comprising 43,988 acres completely )lahried. Charles Waymon, supervisor of the Soil Conservation Service in Chicot Counly, said every segment of the county population ii feeling the impact of tlie conservation way of farming and a better way of life has been realized. He said all government agencies and private groups are working with farmers to Improve tho county's soil and water resources and its productivity. ' .^V77SS1KM* CRAZY MELON -- Pamela Ava Mills, left, and her sister, Suzanne, enjoy a laugh over a water melon tjiat tried to grow through a fence nt their grandfather's lodge on Lake Ferguson. The vine grew through the tenet from the garden, but the melon tried to get back in. The result was n "double bubble" looking melon. The children's parents are Mr. and Mrs. Lowell Mills and their grandfather is William Thomas. (Staff Photo) Sam' Dawson Says Grocery Chains Have Problems Despite Boasts Of Expansion By SAM DAWSON' AP Business News Analyst NEW YORK (AP)-The grocery customer-- and who isn't?-- finds His and Her store ever fancier these days and often more efficient. Some of the supermarkets may lull you and accompanying small fry with piped in music or entice you with an 'ever wider variety oi food products -- and nonfood items. But while the food chains go on spreading and copping an impressive share of total grocery sales behind their suave fronts are in creasing problems that the music --or even the cash 1 register jingle -- doesn't lull. Boast Of Expansion The grocery chains boast that in han any other form of retail rade. But with that growth they ace today a squeeze on profits. Example: the largest chain AP) reports earnings in its atest quarter were off 4.5 per ·cent from the spring weeks of 1359 and its total net income last year was 1 per cent of sales volume. Safeway and National Tea also report profits this year lower than a year ago. Other problems common to the lengthening chains are the threat of saturation, the debates over how big a supermarket can profitably be, what else besides food it should sell, and how to increase mechanization without antagonizing the women ^ mome ^ who like to pinch anil look closely at what they're buy- 1950s they expanded B R E A K F A S T S P E C I A L Pure Pork -- Home Made 3 Lbs. Sausage and 3 Dozen Eggs U.S.D.A. INSPECTED FRYERS LB 29g 39 C Fully Cooked -- Sliced Ready-To-Eat PORK CHOPS NO BONE NO FAT BEEF ROLL Fine For Spit Or Pit LB I-Lb. Bologna, M.b. Lunch Meat, 1-Lb. Wieners PIC NIK PAR 3 PAY-DAY SPECIAL Ihl. P.rk Sl.oi Lbf. Park Uvtr Itw. Beon Ibi. Sainog. Lbi. Balogas Lbi. Horn Hind Lbt. Gro'J-d 8..f i Lbi. Hut Buii S U P E R ECONOMY P A C K Attention! Home Freezer Owners S Us. Chuck Steak or Roast 5 Ground Beef 5 Lbs. Fryers 5 Lbs. Pork Chops Center Cuts 5 Ibs. Round Steak THIS MEAT IS ON DISPLAY FOR YOUR INSPECTION BEFORE WRAPPING PRICES GOOD FRIDAY, SATURDAY MONDAY nor/05 MEAT co, Thonc ED M551 Union No. 1 North Plenty Parking Wear General Hospital Oprn Til! 8 on Friday 9 on Saturday ing. Spend Less On Food Another worry is that while your income tends to increase: you are spending a smaller part of it on food than you used to, in spite of the rise in food prices over the years. Food's share of the basic stand- ird of living was 24.3 per cent in I .950 and 23.1 per cent in 1959. It'sl share may shrink a bit more this; year, in spite of the Grocery Manufacturers of America's prediction that 19CO will see another record spending for food. In 1959 food chain store sales rose 5 per cent over 1958 to a record 19^ billion dollars, or 59 per cent of total grocery store sales. But profit margins of all but one of the 10 largest chains were under 2 per cent of sales. Some food chain battles, like those over trading stamps and private labels vs. national brands be in the truce stage at / CHECK This Ad For PROOF . .. Because of the economies ot management and affiliated buying powers you save more at -Greenville's Best HOME OWNED Super Market HODGES BLUE GOLD Intersection Highway 82 Prices Good Thurs., fti. Sat. SELECT BABY BEEF LEAN TENDER RUMP ROAST u,59 c PRAIRIE BELT--ALL MEAT WIENERS LB. 39 ( WISCONSIN STATE--MILD TASTY CHEESE LB.49 C FRESH PURE GROUND BEEF u,. 39 C SELECT Baby Fresh Med. Siia Gulf Coast SHRMP While some food chains slil ?." fight trading stamps, their wide "" acceptance is hailed by excailives of the Trading Stamp Institute o America at its annual meeting in Atlantic City this week. They report that last year saw a 10 per cent increase in the num ibcr of savers (estimated at 39, (437,000 families) and a five pe j cent growth in the number of food '. chains and supermarkets using them. Aslronomy Newly Popular Subject At State U. STATE COLLEGE -- Rockets, space travel, and the universe are among the most often discussed jsubccts today, so it's no surprise that astronomy has become onel of the most popular courses at ; Mississippi State University. For example, eleven students- some of them school teachers- arc enrolled in Professor Edward Scott's descriptive astronomy class for the first six-week term, this summer. They study the solar systems, stars, comets, mcEe- pors, nebulae, and theories of the origin of the universe. Not only does Scott have modern teaching aids to help him explain the wonders of the universe to his interested students; he also has a four-inch refractor telescope that is used for close examination of the moon and planet. "Many of the high school and I junior college teachers who are on the campus for the summer studying under the sponsorship of the National Science Foundation have visited our class to look : through the telescope," Scott said. "They are given an Introduction ·j to astronomy and are oriented '·as to the position of earth in tire solar system." Scott pointed out that the study of astronomy involves a long period of time. "Did you know I.that the light from the closest starj | to us began its journey about' 'four years ago?' 1 he asked. "The light from the Polar Star started ion its way over 40D years ago," j i t h e professor added. I Astronomy has been taught at i Mississippi State for about I2 { years, the last seven by Scott. It is in the Physics Department curriculum, but many of the students who enroll are majors in 'engineering, English, history, ed- jucation, and other subjects. SUNSWEET rtrt _ LARGE PRUNED LB FOI, PKG. 39 c JUNKET -- Chocolate, Vnnilln or Strawberry FREEZING MIX .2 PKG, 33 c KRAFT'S MACARONI DINNER 2 PKGS. 35' HERSHEY'S INSTANT COCOA MIX LB. 9Q C CAN 03 ROUND S I R L O I N FLA-VOR-A1D 1 PKG. MAKES 2 QUARTS .... Or T - B O N E DRINKS JOHNSTON'S NO-ROACH FLORIENT DEODORANT 1 0 PKGS. .. BOTTLE 19 AEROSOL CAN 69' Tender Leaf TEA BAGS 100 Bags 89 2 Van Camp's GRATED TUNA 6 J O z . Cans French's BARBECUE SAUCE is Oz. Bottle Dima Brand -- Sweetened CONDENSED MILK C.n. ' 2 C.n. 49 Dixie Belle CRACKERS 1 Lb. Box _ 19 Bremmers JUMBO PIES Box Of 12 _ - . 39° STOKELY'S CATSUP Roynl Instant P U D D I N G Favorite Flavors PKGS. 25z DARK SWEET PITTED CHERRIES NO c A3 N 3 29 c DELTA - SUMMER DILL PICKLES QU A RRT 29 C KRAFT'S PINEAPPLE GRAPEFRUIT JUICE 2 9 0 Z . - I Q C DEL MONTE CAN 13 SWANSON BONED CHICKEN OR TURKEY MINUTE 5 OZ. CAN 33' MAYONNAISE P 5X 29 c SPANISH RICE p^. 33 B I G VALUES I'KIDE OF WISCONSIN JUNE PEAS PRIDE OF WISCONSIN NOTICE OF SALE No'ic* ii fccpby givtn 11,01 j Cedt MIX 'EM MATCH 'EM GOLDEN CORN cJS 10* DOLE'S PINEAPPLE JUICE C SS 10* OLD FASHIONED APPLESAUCE JOA NOF ARC CHILI BEANS c2f 10* MAXWELL HOUSE F R E E PILLSBURY BISCUITS 1 Can With The Purchase Of 20 Oz. Jar Kraft's Strawberry PRESERVES Regular Price , a // iiii:Dpi co'pcraiion, will it!) at a^ for eirt lo Ih* h-g v .eiT b'.ddts w totiiff wa^hcL-ieTaJi's lien ih*.-*;/! en Tvfiday, Auguif ?, 1960. of ?.OO p. n. a! :.H» England Wo'cr Con-port/ bod/ i^cp, 621 NcnSi Fcp'ar S'reet, G.-eecviHe, WciS- .rglcn CeunV, tf. u.uippi, tha foMowirvg deiciib«d pC'isno) p?cpt.'!v wh";K \\ owned by o' he'd or 1 atccurii of tt perjon . i-ed below, .o-wii: Ont W52 Po:kard cvto~.ofc-le. mo-or No. 25726395, iht p:t,o«rry of H*-berl II. umonT to Kj'd f'a'irfe, ihi abovt jiir He i be."! Do nt'l. whoir loir knc*r ad' ti-tii, offer cM^em itaich otxJ irviu-iy It 1h« Eng'ard MOIC/ Corpo.-.y, »ci Iccnd ta bi S'o!« L'.-t O^ccvni HcvH 1 , WITh'fSS r^o io'd nle. fr.glo.vj / / i / John 0, POVII. Pre ! f. A. Ervg'a*xJ Jr., Secretary GOLDEN RIPE LARGE FRUIT LB. SEEDLESS WHITE GRAPES u, 19 c JUICY SUNKIST LEMONS no,29 c HOME GROWN OKRA I HOME (illOWN FRKSH BEETS BUNCH 10 C Slokcly's Chickes Beef or Turkey POT PIES 69* J PKGS. Ore-Ida TATER TOTS 1 LB. PKG. Slokely's Frozen SLICED PEACHES In SUGAR 12 OZ. PKG We (jite PLENTY OF FREE PARKING

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