Greeley Daily Tribune from Greeley, Colorado on April 29, 1972 · Page 24
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Greeley, Colorado
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Saturday, April 29, 1972
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724*. IGREEfcEY. (Colo.) TRIBUNE Sat., April 29, 1972 CSU Researchers Isolate infection Deadly to Foals .FORT COLLINS -- The first[ The first 20 cases uncovered ivision is not noticeably im- positive isolalion and identification of a newly recognized, deadly infection in young horses has been-reported'by Colorado Slate University researchers. ' The disease, equine aclc- noviral infection, so far has been Identified only in foals and results in pneumonia. The CSU scientists say, however, that standard treatments for pneumonia have at! Ihe cases failed and identified of CSU.only one horse survived, Diseased foals incountered by CSU scientists have come from Colorado, Wyoming, Nebraska and Kansas. Tte research is being directed by CSU researchers were in [paired," McChesney reported. Arabian foals less t h a n three months old. The infection has since been found in Appaloosa and quarter horse foals. A quarter horse, the only one known to survive, was saved with massive blood transfusions from the dam. explore (he value of inoculation In some cases, shortly before deaths, the foals will try to run and play but do not have the strength. Researchers said most affected foals die suddenly and often do nol look severely ill. Diagnosis is complicated, how ever, because clinical signs j closely resemble those of influ- Thc investigators now plan to onza, dislempler and strangles. A continuing survey by one of foals with blood or serum from horses [iiat have a strong immunity to adenovirus. The technique has been used to alter Ihe course of Ihe infection during pilot studies at the university. Other of the graduate sludenls on the research team, J. J. England, a Ph.D. candidate, has shown that 71 of 190 horse blood serum samples specific have contained antibody for the Ihe objeclles of the · CSU | it t l l n ' disease. Positive serum sam- iples, which indicate lhat norses by. Dr. Jerrv Adcock" "CSU'' work wil1 be lo (ind '' 'he ! h a v o bccn exposed to (be virus, ' ··" · . . . H . cre found in Arabian and pathology professor, under ajdiscase can be reproduced in ·· · - -foals by exposing them to the grant from the Morris Animal Foundation of Denver. Horse clubs and individuals have contributed through foundation which the public finances research in diseases of companion ! t r C H l r n e n l - virus, lo find if Arabian foals are more susceptible than other breeds, and to find techniques for prevention, diagnosis and animals. other breeds. $61 Billion Used' For R u r a l U.S. P r o g r a m s WASHINGTON ( A P ) - The While House says niral America received $81.5 billion last year through dozens of federal programs ranging from farm price support paymenls lo veterans' pensions. The spending was described in a report to Congress on rural development operations for the fiscal year ending last June 30. The reporl is mandatory each year under the Agriculture Act of 1970. Signed by President Nixon, jlhe reporl said the 1970-71 level of $61.5 billion was up $6.7 billion from the previous year. The money amounted to 35 per cent if all federal programs cited, about equal lo Ihe number of people living in rural areas, roughly 36 per cent of the nation's population, Ihe report said. Rural areas are defined as all non-metropolitan counties plus olhers having a population density of fewer than 100 per- Others on the project are co-1 sons per square mite. invejiligator Dr. T. 1.,. Chow, microbiology; Dr. K. A. Larson, microbiology; Dr. L. J. Rich, More than 70 per cent of the U.S. population is in urban areas which comprise only two ATVEHTISK.-HE.\T FOR IIIDS The J'lalte V a l l e y rirc Prot e c t i o n D i s t r i c t In A c c e p t l U B bids ' rn ft 1352 D i a m o n d T 3- tnn truck, cab ami clinsM*. ,\ll May bids muAt be received , 11172. The honrtl re«prvc?i Ui rlsht to accept or rejecl all f i l n t . F o r f u r t h e r I n f o r m a t i o n call S12-123S or .153-mi. Platte Valley Fire Protection D i s t r i c t Kcr.Hcy, f ' n l o r n t l o Tho Grecloy U n i t y Tribune. April IS. IS. 2n. 21 22, 2t, 2fi, !5, ,27. 28. 3P, 1372. SOTICK or - n n i o n iuoi)T-;H'TJci.v .'·TVBI.D (JOIi.VI'V M:nm[, mvirticT \t. in-r ' I t l j I I . n i N C I 1 0 M I S : SKltir;s AI'IIII. i, i«n On M n r c h ], i:'S2. t h e r e 1^111 bfc-'({uc anfl (Miyahlr i\l t l i c o C f i r c nf - l h p Weld C o u n t y 'I'l-LTisitror, fir4ely. CJoloraflo, [lo |iMin-l- pfl I 1 A m o u n t , a c c r u e d I n t f j r R s l am] p r i o r retJcinliUon p r e m i u m o n n i l t l m r e R f l e r m a t u r i n g bonds of t l i o · hove-fleslifniitcd IHSIIO. Procc-rds of an 1.«siie r c f n m H j i j r Rahl IJCHH|S h a v f i h u e n ] o u o * l t o i t In rucrow I n a n a m o u n t K n f r U ' l c n l , w i t h yicltl f r o m in \ - cf f rnt-nl In d i r e c t U. S. G o v c r n m f r n t olillff.-itJojiK, t'i meet the r e r [ u i r r m c : n t H of I h e ref u n d e d liond*. · l u m e n 1,. S i l z m n n : Trcnuurrr T h e O r n c l o y D a l l y T r i b u n e . A p r i l 2?, 1573, clinical sciences; ami Dr. C. K. jper cent of Ihe country's land " · - - j Drought Feared on Mid-America Plains By BILL JOHNSON Associated Press Writer ALTUS, Okla. (AP) - The failing water supply. The situation so far is not so]x Tflh , , |winds which whip down thejbad as last year because of 1NCDlasl "; lo . , . , .! plain in the nation's midseclion above normal rainfall last au- ct and Colorado, a loj were presented sna ke the wheat and ripple Ihe tumn, says Bill Curry, Okla- Ihc disease was first watc ,. s of range po lld s w here ' ' Adcock said the adenoviraljl V h i [ e m a n '. p a t h o l ° 8 / iarca, the report said. disease in horses is not something new hut is "just newly recognized." Although treatments lo dale have ben largely unsuccessful, Ihe College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences researchers feel there is hope! for a solution. "If when recognized, and blood with high antibody wore available, there would be a bcllcr chance the foal conk! suggested. Another researcher. Dr. A. E. | .MeChcsnoy, a post doctoral fellow in paihnlogy, described the disease as "progressive." "At first Ihe foals show nasal and ocular discharges, followed by difficulty in breathing, intermittent fever, cough and rapid liring. Examination with a slelhcscope reveals muffled lung sounds which are indicative of pneumonia. The foals' eyes have a glazed appearance, but CRUSADE CONTRIBUTIONS - Chairmen for the 1072 Weld County Cancer Crusade are shown depositing contributions from the residential drive with Frank Peterson, treasurer of the Weld County Unit, at the First National Bank of Grceley Wednesday. From the left, Mrs. W. P. Orrtelheide of Lit Salle, south Weld chairman; Wilma Scolt, Creeley chairman; Peterson Mrs Lois Brown. Eaion chairman; Mrs. Peterson, and Mrs. Ted Sutler, north Weld chairman. The drive, which began in March, is in its final stages and volunteers are urged to him in Iheir contributions as soon as possible. (Tribune photo by Jim Briggs) sides of the ponds mark theilral portion of the country--the] A drought "has been going on.dusl have darkened the skies in |land of wheat and cattle--from! ( °r 20 years," said Alan llawsisome areas. Wheat has been ,, ... ;of the' Oklahoma Water Re- turned under by farmers who ISCW MCX1-! !,,,.,.,,, .,,1 ,,,,..,, I t u -,,:! ...:ii -ii .. i~. cattle gather to drink- But Ihe quality of wheat in many places is nol good this homa state .climatologist. "That put a lot of subsoil moisture in the ground." That pretty much is the silu- nt Board. "It becamejhope enough rain will fall to lel!$27,000 'them plant a crop of cotton. rainfall There are many who thinks At Lawlou, Okla., where Irving P. Kriek and Associates of · Palm Springs, Calif., has a $27,000 contract to increase over the cilv's water- Throughout Texas, farmers shed, about three inches of rain l H B ,e H t « ,TM,ry wno t m n K J An evcn nm - · t ana agriculture age the mid-America dryncss is he-.,,..-. ,,. nm rv w^i. n , n D^ 'millions of dollars and agricultural agents predicl'was recorded. . . , , . . . " l ' l ' K . 1 | I I U \ . V . . 1 l.i I M 7 I . 6'-nm 1 1 J I 3 L l l a l p l c l l y I I I U l l l i i j l l j t i M i l l - oe saved, Adcock|y c a r . The cracked and muddylation Ihroughoul the south-con- came from Dr. Walter 0. Rob- · [ i , . ^ . a i l J C l M i J l l l / 1 . l coming an unhappy but natural ... , , f ,, way of life, and that somelhing : ^ S ' r ^Atrno !pheric nan ru /Inim uMnnf it . _ ' . _ _ can be done cn.soi.ii)A'i'i-:i ui-:riinr or C;OMITH , nniir:i-miii SI-ATI-; IIA.VK of H e r e f o r d in I l i c K l a t e of Colorado and H u m e s «t th» iMosn nl l,iiKlnc.«« i,n A p r i l IS. 11172. ASSK'J'S Cmli anil rlun f r o m l i i i n h n ( I n c l u d i n g S7(ir,.7o llnpoRtnt] i l n l i i t ^ t US. Treu»iiry s c c n r l t l c K .'.."!".".."!'"' OhllBitlono of S l n l e n and pnlK!·,·,! m i b i l l v l t l n n n .. O t h e r I n n IIF B s n l i . 7 r o m l s e « . f u r r i i l n r e a m i f i x K i v B , n r i d n l l i c r KKarl.i r:|»rcnr.|itliiK ] i » n l r r'r{-ml«(-H ... O i l i e r a.KsntH TflTAI. ASSKTS llnnk Xi. 382 , . in.oon.oo S21.735.58 23.D2J.7I .1H.5n5.7ll D e m a n d · : and Time anil » i i v l u K s a n d i-ur]ioi aH ..... ... PcposilK {»f Ujilu-il S l i \ ( e n [iovr rjeiionUli; nl b'lnlcs IN»| ] ) ; l i l U n ] C e r l U i c i l and i.frivers' elici'lis r.| TO7'A1, D I O r O H I T K .... (a) 'IVilnl tlcriiiini] ilr|iii!lt!i . of I r i r l l v l d u n l y , iin I nerpliriif, nK .. ,, i l e j i o s l l B i,f hull vlilimls n a r t t t e r illpn,,o.f,4 (b) Tumi th O t h e r llnliMlllv.s ne nn.-l ( l o r i r j f - l l H SP.IJ7.1!r,.-..U 122.118 1.1:2 Tolal M a l i l l l l l e s H K M i u v n s n.v I.IIA.\S A.MJ s R c f l n r v r for had t l e h l luhnes oji lr»aim («;et 10 I n l e n u i l K e v e n l i f - - W t - r v l r e rnllliK- 1 ;) TOTAL r.K.sicnvus o.v I.HAXH AND SEC i; M I T lies i;.\i'ri-M, ACi.'oi'NT *jfiuity e n p i t n l , I n t n l Cnmmon N l O f : k - l o t a l P U T \-alnn (N"o. ·Rhare/j 1 ............ . ' Wn. Share* n u t K l a n r i l n i r ................... _____ K u r p l t i d _ _ _ _ . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . U n d i v i d e d p r o f i l e .......................... ....!..!.... TOTAI "CAPITA ... . ! I S 7 . C 2 7 . S 7 U.S. Agencies Oppose Change In Livestock Grazing Rules :at Boulder, Colo. He said he agreed with a prediction that WASHINGTON (AP) -- Federal agencies are opposing any major revision of laws governing livestock grazing on federal rangelands of the West. The Interior and Agriculture departments have voiced oppo- silion' lo a Senate bill, saying it would provide too low grazing ranchers pro- on Bureau of fees and give prietary rights measure Thursday The bill was introduced by Sen. Gordon Allot!, R-CoIo., for himself and 13 other senators. I the Great Plains region may be facing one of the worst droughts of the 20lh cenlury, a drought beginning this spring land continuing through 197C. ! Sen. Henry Bellmon, Il-Okla., nicnt authority to cancel per-! and Pepublican colleagues have mils. The measure also would lerops wil! be lost unless sub-jcials said 1 'stanfial rains come, and come'came too quickly. I wheat. In Oklahoma where the 1971 |introduced legislation to author- a s ' we a ?35 million, four-year worth of; In Texas, agricultural offi- the recent rains late to hdp the In bolli slales, the officials drought cut wheat production tojsaid Ihe surface moisture was 69 million bushels, the experts are predicting 70 million lo HO million bushels this year, if good rains come. western^,, re compensation for 'losses!demonstration rainmaking proj- isuffered' upon permit cancela-i ecl ovcr 'he Plains states. An Allolt (old the committee lhat!lion, provide minimum terms:c'g'^ - county project of aerial high grazing fees may havc'jof 20 years with near-mandato-Seloud seeding, headquartered, .. .._,, ,.._ .,, .,,.,,, contributed to increased beeflry renewal and generally limiljhere, is set to begin soon overlsome of the wheat, lhat which """""" Ihe authority of the SecrelaryiSoiilhwcst Oklahoma under a!has already been turned under (of (he fnlerior) to manage lhe;S225,000 contracl awarded by!31- is being grazed," one Okla- range resource," Locsch said, idle U.S. Bureau of Reclama-lhoma farmer said. "The wheat raised, and that would enable farmers to piant cotton and their row crops. Now the farmers arc hoping there won't be a There have been rains this repetition of last year, when week in parts of dry mid-Anier-j rains moistened (he ground ica. In soulhweslern Oklahoma,icnough lo permit planting and where the top soil had been I hen it turned dry again around blowing, rainfall ranged from a! the seeds. half-inch to as much as five inches. It wasn't in time lo save prices. Assl. Secretary of the Interior Harrison Loesch testified Loesclt the bill would lion - delract from the federal! Irl mnsl of the area precipi- l-aml Management and Forest! lhat the major Ihrust of the. hill Service lands. | was ln "generally reduce grax.- The departments sent the I n - l i n g fees and hold them at a lev- lerior committee adverse re-jci subsfanlially below fair mar- ports on (he bill and were rep-jket value." rescnlcfMil a hearing on tliej He said it would be "contrary in harmony with other uses of!constant wind and abnormally| "Where it ~-- JT ; ito public inleresl lo confer onipublic lands and with the integ-jhot temperatures in (lie earlyigond, but r"3rm Pl"ir*PC l lfi P cn7lit lio'dei- proprietary rity of the environment." l-spring combined to dry the lop'didn't. move was ton far along to help a TOTAr. . . CAPITA], A cm A v e r a R * of t o l a ] dei · r m l l i i K w i l l , .-,,] r n r l l l l R M ' i t h C M ) : I, W. Idler, t n a t . t h h F j rt|inrl of my ·kno\v]erlirc am] 1 ACCOUNTS ...... '. ...... HS. l i i : S K H V i : K , AN' nf Hip TMIllilii I-:MI)IIA\II.\ r I h o IS i-nlendfir p - m i m c i l haul:, rlo I n n - a n d i-in-roi-l ( ' n r r r c t -- A l t t ^ l : n.'inil.. U. C'o.m D r l l n Jl. Cr,.n f l a n k T l m l m, . Slat* or \V'\'oml Sn-fo-u to ;HI: nnd f heroin- t:i Sunk. My cnmnilj. ( K C A i. ) The f;rei.]cy n. A p r i l 2:.. i:i72 if--, f.'rjunty of '1 snl)fi,Til'( il l.r r t i r v t h a t 1 rid f i n n Mils 2 l l l i i l n y nr , \ ] i r i l . 1H72, u t an o f f l r c r nr d i r e c t o r nf Ihi.i Xishbacfe. CAMERA SHOPS Prices Steady, But Parity Dips By DON KENDALL AP Farm Writer WASHINGTON (AP) - Farm prices held steady on the average in April but another rise in expenses produced a one-point shrink of the historic parity ratio, the Agriculture Deparhnenl reported Friday. Average prices received had declined two per cent in March. 7jy I All hough Ihere was a leveling "-off generally Mils month, prices iji^lof meat animals dropped 1.5 per cent, Ihe second con- seculive dip since February's peak. H«-cnr| Ixiwer prices also, were re/ "' " r ported for milk and eggs, but [here was some increase for soybeans, corn, wheat and several other commodities. Kami expenses rose 0.75 per cent for the month ended April 15. Thai made Ihe parity ratio drop one poinl lo 71 per cent ol ils IOIO-M base. The fiirmula relates prices farmers gel with fhftir expenses. Theoretically, Hie indicators would be in balance al 100 per cent. Prices for beef cattle averaged $31.90 per 10(1 pounds, down 50 ccnls from March and hogs were $22.SO, a decline of 80 cents. Soybeans, still reflecting large domestic and foreign demand, were $3.37 per bushel, up 17 ccnls from March nid Ihe most since July 1!H8, officials said. Corn, iillhcmgh siill down from Ihe year earlier average of $1.41 per bushel, was $1.11) in April, a Ihrec cent gain from last month. ·ighfs in Ihe permit and Ihe land covered by it." Loesch and Forest Service George Gregg, chief of the National Wealher Service office in Albuquerque, said the dryness in New Mexico has been aggravated by the warm temperatures of late February and March. Soil moisture has been ,depleted, he said, so "when the great deal. It may fill out a wind raised more topsoil than is customary." In Tu.xas, Agriculture Com- normal. TheJhe rain were spolly. jmissioner John C. While said fell it did some jibe spring drought had cost where the fronts; farmers and ranchers hundreds dry the lop didn't, move (here wasn't anyiof thousands of dollars .Similar testimony was givpn|soil and now the wind and heal rain. It was great for the gras.s-j About 20 residents of Mavy" "'" i n r e _ sapping the moisture lands, but the row cropperslsville in south central Okla- agencies'objective of "assuring!' 8 '' 011 N'e first four months ofibil." that grazing will conlimie lo be| lnf! year has ranged from 5 loi Anolhor said the effects ofl a part of the western economviSO per cei' ' ' by Cliff. Western ranchers contend 1 banked in the subsoil from the have the chore now of rebuild- Chief Edward P. Cliff both said that livestock grazing fees are! fall's heavy rain. J^iLlTM! 11 ' 1 restricl govern-1 loo high. i Already, lowering clouds of washed out the ditches." 'ing the land because Ihe rain's homa joined together one sunny day in a "pray for raiir' munity prayer meeting. RUSTIC CONTEMPORARY --1963 23rd Avenue Lovely contemporary one-level ranch style home featuring: three bedrooms, 1% baths, spacious living room with a beautiful native sfone fireplace, all electric kitchen and formal dining area. 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