Idaho Free Press from Nampa, Idaho on March 3, 1976 · Page 7
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Berry's World The 1 daho Free Press The News-Tribune, Wednesday, March 3,1976 - 7 Oh. nothing much! What's new with you since I saw you last?" Treasurer reports on state interest ; BOISE (IjPIi -. Interest -i earned from the investment of '. idle funds in the State Treasury ;. were "about as expected" ·during February. Treasurer * Marjorie Ruth Moon announced * Monday. '. Miss Moon said the interest "earned during the month totaled ; $156,810 compared to $278.994 for t the same month last year. The -difference resulted from a -significant drop in interest rates *in recent months on the national jnoney markets Total interest received so far I this fiscal year is still higher I than that for the same months ' last year, she said, but other investments already made. ' which will bring in interest laler on in the year, are not as numerous. Miss Moon predicted thai the ' total interest earnings for (he stae's general fund this year will ! run S6.9 million, a decrease by SI million from least year's ear-1 nings. Department warns of anthrax dangers |: CALDWELL - Bill Cofftnan. Vdistrict health officer for the ·^Southwest District Health J!Deparlment announced recently vthat his office has received word »;from the U.S. Communicable ''Disease Center iCDC) Atlanta, ^Georgia/ that a death from ^Anthrax has occurred in ^California. jV The CDC report said that the pirsl known anthrax case in- fvolving a home craftsman J-working with yarn occurred in ^'January I97G in a 32-year-old ijrian who operated a home ^veiiving business in California. jlThe patient died. Hacillus ant' :Folk Ballet ^headlines ['76 season [ BOISE-National Folk Ballet Jof Yugoslavia, the Gregg Smith [Singers, and Longstreth and JEscosa (duo-harpists), headline Hhe 1978-77 season sponsored by tiloise Community Concert 'Association. ;. March 8-13 has been ^designated as membership Campaign week for the fivc- 'concert series which is available 'at a total cost of $10. After March 13, cancellations and unsold memberships will be made available to persons on the lengthy waiting list. Direct from Belgrade, Yugoslavia on their first ·American lour, -ti artists will present Ihe colorful dances from the six republics of Serbia. Croatia. Montenegro, Bosnia. Macedonia and Slovenia. The ilyles of dance reflect the Cultures of this country. ; The Gregg Smith Singers. 21 'in number, is an American !choral group that has won three prammy Awards, Ihe highest 'tribute lo recording artisls. In \hc past 10 years, the sir.gers have made many coast-to-coast tours plus five European tours including musical festivals. ; l.nngstrelh and Escosa, are unique artists whose concerts have brought new recognition 'and stature lo the harp. They are recognized for their artistry. Variety and arrangements. Their appearances include New York's Town Hall and Carnegie Hall 1 The local represenlatives who can handle BCCA memberships are Mrs. Rex F. Storey. 343 Holland Drive. Nampa. -166-5520 and Mrr,. Frank Payne, 310 N. Plateau, Caldwell, 45il-2060. '. The final concert of thr Current season is the laureate Woodwind Quintet with piano on Friday. March 12, R:15 p.m. in the Boise High School auditorium. Individually, they Jiave earned bachelor's and master's degrees in music from Juilliard School. New Yrok. The instruments are oboe, clairnel, French horn, bassoon and flute. thracis has been isolated from some of the yarns used by the patient. Ttie report continued that the contaminated yarn, obtained from Creative llandwcavcrs. l.ns Angeles, was imported from Sufraz Bros.. Lahore. Pakistan: Ihe same company also sells to Tahki Imports. Ltd.. New York. New York. The distributors are now voluntarily rec;;lling Ihe yarn, according lo Ihe Consumer Product Safely Commission. The CDC recommends that persons with such yarn in (heir businesses or homes turn it in to (lieir local or state health departments for safe disposal. Products made from this yarn may be contaminated with B Amhracis. and therefore may pose a slight risk. Products that are frequently handled, such as blankets or purses, potentially pose a greater risk than wall hangings or other items with which there is little body contact. Depending upon personal choice, the owner may choose to decontaminate or destroy finished products. The report went on lo say thai ihe patient was a self-employed weaver who Eminently worked with a variety of imported yarns. He had not traveled outside of the local community for at least u weeks prior lo onsel of his illness, and had no probable source of infection other than his work materials. Yarn from both Creative Handweavcrs and Tahki Imports, Ltd.. was obtained and cultured. Bacillus Anthracis was recovered from a variety of animal-origin yarns obtained from both dislributors. The contaminated products, sold in four-ounce skeins or balls, include camel hair, goat hair, or sheeps wool in varying combinations. The yarn is coarse and thick, may he natural in color (while, gray. tan. or red* or dyed Commonly sold in plastic bags. Ihe yarn is most often used in handicrafts, such as wall hangings and macrame objects. Yarn distributed by Tahki Imports is labeled with Ihe company name: thai from Creative Itandweavers is not. Although these distributors also sell pure cotton and pure synthetic fibers. Ihesc products arc not known lo he implicated The Consumer Product Safety Commission says that persons turning in yarn or items made from the yarn lo health deparlmenls should gel a receipt. This receipl should be taken to the place of purchase for refund. Uefunds will lie for the price of yarn only. The Southwest District Health Department will answer any questions people mighl have regarding Ihis problem. The districl phone numbers are: Weiser. MS-1376: Payelle. 1)42,4050; Owyhee'. 495-2421 or M7-4222: Nampa. 4fi7-526l; Caldwell.459-0744: Emmett. 3654121 Classifieds Get Results --^H^^^^r- ^^--i ·' m^^-^^^-^^^r- -^ay -^»TM^^»- TM TM ^^ ^-GROCERY PRICES SLASHED!!! IDAHO'S LOWEST FOOD PRICES ENTIRE GROCERY DEPARTMENT SHOWS NEW LOW PRICES' PLUS HUNDREDS OF GREEN TAG SPECIALS EVERY WEEK! FROM OUR QUALITY CONTROLLED FEED LOTS ^^'^·-^fttatskraBlEF ,.. : -"°- ' ;' v II CUT AND WRAPPED FREE " QUALITY BEEF FRONT ..H.BEEF- LB. LB. LB. BONE IN BONELESS LB. BEEF LB. BONE IN LB. BONELESS BEEF LB, SMOKED/ SLAB BACON WAREMART BONELESS RUMP ROAST FOOD STORES WHERE AMERICA SAVES ON FOOD BY THE PIECE, SLICED ..1.19lb. WE GLADLY ACCEPT U.S.D.A. I "Eft" I NAMPA-CALDWELL BLVD. LB. ·MM TO FWV k.WAREMART ' STORF. HOURS: 7-12 Midnight Everyday KARCHER WAWMART, NAMPA 15 21 Nompo-CoM w*B Ityd. , We strive lo have on hand sulliciem slock nl advertised merchandise. 11 lot any reason we are out ol slock a rain check will he issued enabling you to Imv the item at (he advertised price as soon as it hecomes available.

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