The Ottawa Herald from Ottawa, Kansas on April 24, 1963 · Page 8
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ir" 8 THE OTTAWA HERALD Wednesday, April 24, 1963 Agriculture Vital Now, In Future •£ i^j,. **••• By IRVIN F. ROSS Agriculture is currently pumping $4 billion a year into the economic veins of Kansas. This historically agriculture •state has, in just the last few years, set a host of new high records in farm income and volume of production. The ever- growing business of Kansas agriculture is filled with potential new markets and new possibilities for development of agri-in- dustry. Kansas ranks among the top six states of the nation in agricultural prominence. Income Soil And Water Saving By IRVIN ROSS segment of the Kansas economy. Nearly two of every five workers in Kansas are in agri-busi- ness. Some 267,000 people, 37 per cent of the state's workers, are employed in farming, in "jobs supplying equipment, and materials to operate those farms and in businesses which distribute and process the products of Kansas farms. Ninety-five per cent of the land area of Kansas is in farms, with » $5 bilb'on investment in farm •real estate, and an additional $2 billion in livestock and equip- from Kansas farming and related business exceeds by more than Kansas Milk Production At Low Level . TOPEKA (AP) — Kansas Milk production declined in 1962 to the lowest level in 39 years of record, the federal-state crop reporting service said Tuesday. The service placed the 1962 milk output at 1.0 billion pounds Compared to 2 billion pounds in 1981. The decrease was attributed to fewer milk cows and a slightly lower output per cow. The average number of cows in Kansas in 1962 was 316,000, the lowest of record. This compares to 386,000 in 1961 and a record high of 967,000 in 1934. Milk production per cow averaged 6,000 pounds, the 2nd highest of record but slightly lower than 1961's record of 6,100 pounds. Cash receipts of milk and cream marketings in 1962 were $83.7 million, down 6 per cent from the previous year. 2'/& times that from any other ment, for a total investment of $7 billion in the Kansas farming business. The average investment per worker on Kansas farms exceeds $45,000, which is nearly three times the investment per worker in the nation's manufacturing industry. Total property taxes paid by Kansas farmers amount, to nearly $74 million a year. Taxes paid nn farm land and improvements alone provide the state an annual income of $65 million . . .37 per cent of all taxes assessed on local real estate. Fanning today requires amazing quantities of massive and complex machinery, equipment, chemicals, and other supplies, which generate multi-million dollar industries concerned with supplying and servicing Kansas farms. The farms of Kansas provide a market for 174,700 tractors, 124,200 trucks, 71,400 combines, 115,300 automobiles and a long ist of other items. But what of the future? There is no question that agriculture will continue into distant years ahead as the major factor in the Kansas economy. Also, there is no question that conservation will play a major role in the agriculture industry. Those of you who are now applying, or have applied, conservation practices are doing your part to assure the future of Kansas agriculture. It is sincerely hoped that others will heed your good example and hasten to conserve our soil and water resources. THIS IS THE STORY OF CANCER - Harry Keller, 834 N. Poplar, men, gives Mrs. Gordon Blunt, 816 N. Cherry, leaflet on danger other cancer drive workers in Franklin County are giving out society's drive to educate public about disease. (Herald Photo). one of Ottawa's block chair- signals of cancer. Keller and such information as part of Angus Gets The Princess; Has Kingdom Of His Own By EDDY GILMORE LONDON (AP)-Princess Alexandra of Kent, 12th in line for the British throne, was married in the medieval splendor of Westminster Abbey today to Scotsman Angus Ogilvy, a financier and second son of the Ear] of Airlie. It probably was the last wedding of a British princess for a decade. The only unmarried one left is Anne, 12-year-old daughter of Queen Elizabeth II. Anne was the chief bridesmaid today. Thousands of Londoners jammed Parliament Square outside the 900-year-old abbey and lined the flag-hung mall to cheer the tall, smiling princess and her craggy-faced businessman bridegroom. Millions of Britons watched on television. Alexandra, daughter of the late Duke of Kent and Princess Marina, is 26. Her father was killed in a Royal Air Force crash during World War II. Ogilvy is 34. She has known him since her teens. More than 2,000 guests, including the largest assembly of European royally—in office and out— that Britain has seen since Princess Margaret married Antony and smiling—displaying the habit* ual demeanor that has endeared her to Britons in all walks of life. Her bridegroom appeared equally relaxed and smiling and gently solicitous as he squeezed his bride's hand. Each gave the marriage vows in a strong clear voice as the gold-robed Archbishop of Canterbury, Dr. Michael Ramsay, questioned them. There ceremony included Alexandra's promise to obey her husband. The princess and Ogilvy rode in the queen's glass coach, drawn by four horses, to St. James Palace for the wedding reception. A plane stood by at London Airport to take the newlyweds to a Scottish honeymoon at Birkhall, a royal residence beside the River Dee. PRINCESS ALEXANDRA Armstrong-Jones three years ago, thronged the abbey. Queen Elizabeth, Queen Mother Elizabeth, Princess Margaret, Prince Philip and Prince Charles headed the British royal family seated to one side of the high al tar. Princess Marina looked on quietly. The princess was calm, radiant Pickle Packers Pick A Pickle CHICAGO (AP)-The National Pickle Packers Association has announced the winner of its "man of the year award." He is, the association said, Dill L. Pickle of Hollandale, Miss., owner of Pickle's Dairy Bar. New Principal At Haskell LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP)—Wallace E. Galuczi, 36, education specialist for the Bureau of Indian Affairs office at Aberdeen, S. D. since 1959, is the new principal at Haskell Institute. He fills a vacancy left when Floyd Stayton was promoted to superintendent of Haskell in February. Judge Orders JVo Smoking TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — A judge has cut off Sonia Ruth Everson's supply of cigars. Sonia is 2Mi- Juvenile Court Judge O.D. Howell said Tuesday an investigation showed Sonia's father, Chester, had been supplying the child with cigars, which she smoked. Sonia's parents are divorced. The judge ordered Everson to stay away from Sonia. Weather May Affect •j Wheat Vote WASHINGTON (AP)- Continuing dry weather in wheat producing areas of the Great Plains could play a decisive role in the farm referendum May 21 on the Kennedy administration's new wheat plan. Because of a shortage of soil moisture, the winter wheat crop is deteriorating in many sections of these plains. The result could be a greatly reduced income from wheat this year causing growers to look with more favor on the new wheat plan. The new plan, which would go into effect in 1964, has crop insurance features. Under it, if a producer did not have enough wheat to match his allotted share of the domestic and export markets because of crop failure, he would get 70 cents a bushel on the deficit in his marketing quota. Some farm editors from the Great Plains attending a Newspaper Farm Editors Association meeting here reported that they had become aware of some shift to the new plan because of the dry weather. The Kennedy plan requires approval by at least two-thirds of the growers voting to become operative. It is opposed by the American Farm Bureau Federation. The Herald pays $5 every week for the best news tip turned in by a reader. Change Now to The GAS That doesn't "Use - up" so fast Ottawa Skelgas John Martin, Mgr. 505 N. Main PH. CH 2-3958 A Complete Line Of PRATT & LAMBERT Paints and Varnishes NUZMAN LUMBER 113 E. 1st CH 2-1572 U. S. DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE ANNOUNCES' for 1963 Higher Bushel Guarantees Lower Soybean Premium Rates Pays Up To 100 % Loss On Corn More Liberal Policy Provisions Federal crop insurance has been changed to better serve the needs of today's modern farming methods. The best of "yesterday,** is now even better for "tomorrow." * Prefects money speni by you fo produce crops, against loss from all natural hazards beyond your control. For Insurance on Corn and Soybeans in Franklin County See Federal Crop Insurance Corporation 427 South Main Ottawa, Kansas Bill Ding Says... We are the Franchisee! Dealer For Pruden Clear Span Framed Buildings in this Area. CLEAR SPAN FRAMED BUILDINGS IDEAL FOR FARM SHELTER and COSTLESS than you expect to pay! You get more strength, less weight, lower cost with Pruc/en-expert engineering makes the difference. Pruden Clear Span Framed Buildings offer the widest versatility for agriculture shelters. They are ideal for machine sheds, poultry houses, loafing barns, garages, hog farrowing houses, and many other needs such as school bus garages, truck terminals, warehouses, fair buildings, etc. Pruden Clear Span feature affords unobstructed interiors from wall to wall and from floor to roof. Standard widths are 30, 40, 50 and 60 feet, and buildings can be any length. You receive best value with * Pruden Framed Building because you can incorporate all building materials, each to its best advantage. Building may be enclosed with wood, steel, aluminum, asbestos, block or other materials. Many roof materials are used. Pruden Buildings art most versatile! OTTAWA HERALD'S BUSINESS AND PROFESSIONAL GUIDE OPTOMETRISTS Arvid Berglund, O.D. OPTOMETRIST 316 S. Main CH 2-2796 Olin 6. Wollen, O.D. OPTOMETRIST 110 W. 3rd CH 2-4303 A. G. Madtson, O.D. OPTOMETRIST 205 S. Main CH 2-4233 Rodney McClay, O.D. OPTOMETRIST Profess'l Bldg. CH 2-379S CHIROPRACTORS Don L. McKelvey, D.C. CHIROPRACTOR 116 W. 2nd CH 2-4777 J. C. South, D.C. CHIROPRACTOR 116 E. 15th CH 2-2166 Residence Phone CH 2-3961 S. M. Brockway. D.C. CHIROPRACTOh 1408 S. Main CH 2-2386 R. C. Capron, D.C. PHYSIOTHERAPY Ground Floor 113 E. 3rd Office Ph. 2-4100 Res. Ph. 2-2270 OSTEOPATHIC PHYSICIAN HOMER N. FLORA, D.O. Osteopathic Physician Medicine and Surgery Zellner Building Phone CH 2-3746 DAVID L. YOUNG, D.O. Physical Medicine Phone CH 2-3844 222 E. 3rd St. FLYING SERVICE SKY SERVICE Jack C. Kille, Mgr. SMILING JACK'S SKY SERVICE Municipal Airport, Charter Trips, Sight Seeing Rides, Plight Instructions CH 2-9775 or CH 2-4230 23 Years Flying Experience INVESTMENTS Barret- Fitch-North i~ 1—*/ co INC -..._.. ^ MEMBERS NEW YORK STOCK EXCHANGE Mutual Funds — Stocks — Bonds Robert Dillon — 425 S. Main — CH 2-2445 BUNDY INSURANCE AGENCY 2-421 b 1 U L, L OTTAWA, KANSAS MEDICAL DIRECTORY J. F. Barr, M.D. SURGERY Profess'l Bldg. CH 2-1268 Frank A. Trump, M.D. Internal Medicine and Diagnosis Professl Bldg. CH 2-1620 Louis N. Speer, M.D. General Medicine and Surgery Office: 109 W Fourth Phone CH 2-1257 Res. Phone CH 2-3401 David G. Laury, M.D. General Medicine and Obstetrics Professional Building Office CH 2-1820 Res. CH 2-1227 R. A. Gollier, M.D. Surgery — General Medicine CH 2-1182 Res. CH 2-2393 Professional Building Chester H. Strehlow, MB Surgery — General Medicine Professional Building CH -127* Res. CH 2-5671 Sylva Lofgreen, M.D. Victor J. Lofgreen, MJD. Physicians and Surgeons 3rd & Walnut CH 2-2121 R. S. Roberts, M.D. Professional Building Surgery — Medicine Office CH 2-4325 Res. CH 2-1994 Hewiing Bros. — 434 S. Main — CH 2-2641 For Prompt Ambulance Service Call CH 2-1331 Ottawa, Kansas JOE TOWNER'S CHAPEL THE ANTHONY CLINICAL LABORATORY Gladys Anthony Allergies, Bacteriology, Serelogy Hematology, Bio-Chemistry, Parasitology Room 15, Professional Bldg. Ph. CH 2-5296 Home CH 2-3407 ELMOR CRAVEN ASSOCIATE First National Bank Bldg. Phone CH 2-1243 General American Life Insurance Co.. St. Louis Veterinary Service VETERINARY SUPPLIES HESS, FRANKLIN and Others Mann-Bell Drug Store 501 N Main CH 2-3924 BEAUTY SHOPS Ella's Beauty Salon Specializing in Permanent Waves and Hair Styling Mrs. Cecil McArdle, owner operator. Beverly Cole New Location. .134 So. Hickory CH 2-4198 BEAUTYLAND Styling Salon 114 E. 2nd CH 2-4347 OPERATORS: Eloise Milton, Marion Ishang, Sharon Brill, and Wiloma Babcock. owner and operator. Rainbow Beauty Bar 114 W. 2nd CH 2-42«3 Complete Beauty Service Maxine Lewis — Owner and Operator June Kunard . . . Zada Lewis Pharmacy Is Our Business Your Prescription Will Receive Our Careful Attention BRISCOE DRUG STORE 847 S. Main CH 2-4133 PREVENT YOUR NEW BABY FROM FOOT DLLS... FIT HIM IN THE FAMOUS DR. WIKLER SHOES BY BUSTER BROWN The New Concept in Shoe Lasting... Perfected by Simon J. Wilder, D.S.C. Fitted Exclusively in Franklin County at RICHARDSON'S SHOE STORE 212 S. Main This Space FOR SALE Phone CH 2-4700

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