The Delta Democrat-Times from Greenville, Mississippi on May 31, 1965 · Page 5
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Super Sleuths Put The Bite On Tough Bugs FRESNO, Calif. (UPI) Why do some mosquitos refuse to c u r l up and die when doused \viili lethal closes of insecticides? After three years of research, the scientists have come to the conclusion (hat certain strains of mosquilos are able to shrug off the effects of insecticides by disposing of an oxygen by-product produced by the insecticide. The research was conducted by Donal Mengle, Lorry l.ewal- lon, Patricia Gillies and William Wilder of the California State Department of P u b l i c Health's insect control station in Fresno. They reported their findings at the a n n u a l meeting of the F.nlomological Sodely of America. Using radioactive substances, the researchers investigated the effects of parathion, a phosphate insecticide widely used in mosquito abatement work. They concluded t h a t parathion in ilself probably docs not kill the insect. "Actually, when a mosquito ingebls some of (he poison, its body mechanism manufactures a substance called paraoxon," Mengle said. "The paraoxon kills Ihe mosquito." The scientist said paraoxon, an oxygen by-product, is even more toxic than parathion. But some rnosquitos are able to dispose of it before its lethal effects begin. The researchers studied strains of Aedes mosquitos called Nigromaculis. They found two which were resistant to the phosphate insecticides. The research was conducted by feeding radioactive insecticides to Nigromaculis larvae. After a time, the larvae were ground up and the parathion and paroxon contents were analyzed. The sleuths found par- aoxon in the ones which died but none in those which lived. They now are searching for ways to block Ihe body metabolism of the resistant strains and make them susceptible to the insecticides. Lakeside Lodge Is Party Scene The parents of five St. Joseph High School seniors, were hosts at a I-akesida party given at the Policeman's Lodg« on Lake Ferguson. Honored were Frank Bennett, Frank Brocoto, Jimmy Gabucci, Mike O'Brien and Mike Smith. Included were all members of the senior class, their dates and special guests, Mr. and Mrs. Lee Abide, Mr. and Mrs. Kirk Luckett, Coach and Mrs. Chick Scheiderman, Rusty O'Brien, Mr. and Mrs. Howard Childers, A. Oltremari Jr. and Mrs. M. H. Crawford. During tha afternon the group participated in boating, swimming, games of skill and dancing. An informal supper was served. Delta Dcmjcrat-Times Monday, May 31, *C5 _.~T M^ 1^ SUMMER lHIMi Now In Progress Sally's Brand LUNCHEON MEATS W I E N E R S B O L O G N A 39 SORES Sirloin Tip Or Rump Boneless Salami PP Loaf Spiced Luncheon Bologna 6Oz. Pkg. ROAST Savory Aged ROUND FRUIT PIES Heavy Deef At The Piicc You'd Expect To Pay For Bahy Beef or Olhcr Artificially Aged Decf Sally's Brand Thin Sliced SIRLOIN STEAK CAKE 49z BACON T-Bone STEAK FREE: KEN BOYUR $1.00 Autographed Baseball Coupon In Each Package. Hurrj MAYONNAISE ORNAGE JUICE 5 News From Rolling Fork Mr. and Mrs. W. C. Anderson had as houseguests last week Mr. and Mrs. H. Coburn of Camp Merri-Mac, Black Mountain, N.C. Mrs. Coburn is Mrs. Anderson's sister. Mr. and Mrs. Cauley Cortright, Mary and Jean, are in New Orleans this week, for a National Cotton Council meeting. Mrs. Jack Gnindfest and Miss Lynn Gnindfest were visitors in Greenville and Jackson this week. Jack M. Baggelt of Corpus Christi, Texas, was here for the graduation of his son, Jack Baggelt Jr. Weekend guests in the Bill Fields home were her brother, Mr. and Mrs. II. C. Pilkinton III and son of Starkville. SEE A DOCTOR NEW YORK (UPI) - Self- medication with milk and antacids for peptic ulcer can create more problems than the relief they give, according to Dr. Donald Berkowilr. Reporting in "GP," journal of the American Academy of General Practice, the Hahnemann Medical College professor noled that overdosing carries hazards of calcium deposits in kidneys, corneas and joints. To avorJ the complications, such therapy always should be supervised by a physician, he said. ~ _ NOTHING TOO BIG OR SMALL. to sell with a resu' getting .Classified ad. Dial (5-1155) for an ad-writer today. SOFTEX NAPKINS BALLARI) OR BISCUITS SALLY'S BRA OLEO . 70 CT. 1 A C PKG. 1U PILLSBURY . . . O CANS D" ND 51 LB, $ 1 00 PKGS. I Starlett CHARCOAL 10-lb. Bag 49° PORK BEANS STOKELY'S FINEST CREAM CORN STOKELY'S FINEST CUT BEANS STOKLEY' FINEST PING Stokely's Finest oo REG. 99c HAIR SPRAY Lustre Creme Reg. or Hard - Hold Plus F.E.T. 6 5 303 S 1 08 CANS 1 303 CANS $ 1 0 0 23 OZ. CAN 25' PEARS 4 CATSUP 5 303 Can 14 Oz. Bottles $100 89 C COLGATE REG. 75c Toothpaste J E L L O Plenty Of Good Eating Crisp Cello PKG. Sally's Brand Artichokes Fresh Fancy EACH 5

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