The Daily Journal from Fergus Falls, Minnesota on August 3, 1974 · Page 3
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The Daily Journal from Fergus Falls, Minnesota · Page 3

Fergus Falls, Minnesota
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Saturday, August 3, 1974
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Area happenings... Rain misses parched section of Minnesota Youth activities funded Participants in Otter Tail County Big Brother-Big Sister programs, with the help of U.S. Department of Labor funds, will be in attendance at Bloomington's Metropolitan Stadium this afternoon when the Minnesota Twins meet the Oakland Athletics. About 60 youngsters and 15 adults left by bus this morning at 7 a.m. from Fergus Falls and they will return this evening. Funding for the trip was made available through the Rural Minnesota Concentrated Employment Program of Detroit Lakes. The money is designated for low-income children between the ages of 6 and 13. Other activities being planned include a tour of Itasca State Park on Aug. 17 and three picnics for the Big Brother-Big Sister groups from Fergus Falls, Pelican Rapids and Perham. It is expected that 2,055 youths within a 19-county area of north central Minnesota will be involved in similar projects. Police use more bullet-proof vests LOS ANGELES (AP) - A year ago, motorcycle officer Edwin Goulart was returning home from the funeral of a fellow officer who had been gunned down on patrol. On an impulse, Goulart stopped and bought a bulletproof vest. He found out later that more than a dozen other officers had done the same thing. "None of us wanted that — the funeral and all — to happen to us," said Goulart, 25. Because he bought the vest and wore it, it didn't happen. Last month a motorist shot him with a .32-caliber pistol as he was writing out a ticket. Goulart suffered only a chest bruise. Two weeks after Goulart was shot, San Francisco policeman Robert Hooper was only slightly injured when a motorist fired a bullet at his heart.' He was wearing a vest like Goulart's—costing about $50, weighing less than four pounds and undetectable under his uniform. Impressed by the Goulart incident, the Los Angeles City Council ordered that bulletproof vests become standard equipment for the city's 7,000 policemen. The expected cost is $350,000 - less than the city would have paid in pension costs to Goulart's family had he been killed. The Los Angeles Sheriff's Department and police departments in San Francisco, New York and Detroit are considering buying vests. Tests are being conducted to determine what kind of vest las Angeles will buy. The rigors of police work—including running, diving under a car, jumping off a motorcycle or reaching for a gun—are being considered, along with how hot it makes the wearer. Bullet-proof vests were considered by lx)s Angeles police in 1949 and 1957. They were re- NEWYORK POULTRY MARKET (Aug. 2) NEWYORK(AP)-(UDSA) — Dressed poultry. North Atlantic carlot and trucklot turkey markets, U.S. grade A, ready-to-cook, frozen, f.o.b. or equivalent: Carlot interest good on 24-26 Ibs young toms. Some 22-24 Ibs young toms were available from out of local storage. Young hens were available at current prices; however, buyers were cautious. Sales of U.S. grade A, frozen: young toms 14-22 Ibs 40 cents, 22-24 Ibs 39-10. MINNEAPOLIS GRAIN MARKET I Aug. 2) MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. (AP) — Wheat receipts 285, year ago 291; Spring wheat cash trading basis up 1C cents; prices down 8. No. 1 dark northern 11-17 protein 4.66-5.12. Test weight premiums: one cent each pound 58 toBllbs; one cent discount each '2 Ib under 58 Ibs. Protein prices; 11 per cent 4.664.71; 12, 4.684.73; 13, 4.884.90; 14,5.01; 15,5.07; 16,5.07; 17, 5.07-5.12. No. 1 hard Montana winter 4.254.93. Minn-S.D. No. 1 hard winter 4.254.87. No. 1 hard amber durum, 6.25-7.00; discounts, amber 5075; durum 75-1.35. Corn No. 2 yellow 3.47'*- 3.49h. Oats No. 2 extra heavy white 1.70. Barley, cars 348, year ago 105; Larker 2.71-3.90; Blue Malting 3.60-3.70; Dickson 2.71-3.90; Feed 2.25-2.70. . Rye No. 1 and 2 2.78-3.00. Flax No. 1 11.00. Soybeans No. 1 yellow 8.30. jected because they were too heavy and hot. Modern bulletproof wear is sleek and light. Metal has been replaced by fiber glass and boron carbide which are less cumbersome and more bullet resistant. A lightweight fabric called Kev- lar, now used instead of steel in some radial tires, is used in some vests. Flak vests, used by soldiers to protect against shrapnel, are now carried by Ix>s Angeles police in their cars. But as one detective said, "Just about every time we've been involved in a wild Shootout there's been no time to suit up." A 10-year-veteran of the San Francisco force. Hooper said, "They're a little like seat belts. For a while they were a pain." Hooper said getting shot while wearing the vest was "like getting hit with a baseball bat." After the Staten Island nickel ferry ride, the U.S.'s best transportation bargain up to its final run in 1936 was the 20-cent round-trip on an open-topped double-decker bus through Manhattan from Washington Square to 168th Street - some 22 miles. By The Associated Press It's said that when it rains it pours, but it's not holding true this summer for Minnesota's parched crops. However, Minnesota farmers got some of the wet stuff Friday but weather and agriculture officials say it may not be enough to save the state from its worst drought in 22 years. Rain fell throughout much of Minnesota except in the one area that needs it the most — the southwestern corner of the state. John Graff, supervisory meteorologist at the Twin Cities Weather Service Forecast Office, said there seems to be little relief in sight for Minnesota crops. County extension agents in the southwestern portion of North Dakota reciprocity proposed MOORHEAD, Minn. (AP) State Rep. William Kelly, DFL- East Grand Forks, says Minnesota should make a formal presentation to the North Dakota Legislature proposing a reciprocity agreement similar to the one Minnesota adopted with Wisconsin a year ago. The Minnesota-Wisconson agreement ties tuition and income tax together, with each state reimbursing the other for monies lost, he said. Kelly explained that more Wisconsin residents work in Minnesota but more Minnesota students attend Wisconsin schools. That way Minnesota would be losing income tax money and Wisconson would be losing out- of-state tuition money, he said. Kelly said Minnesota has the legal machinery to go ahead with total tuition reciprocity while North Dakota does not. He also said it is estimated that Minnesota loses $600,000 a year in state income taxes in the current reciprocity agreement with North Dakota. George Sinner, recently retired from the North Dakota Board of Higher Education, said, "It is not philosophy at all but money that is the stumbling block. North Dakota stands to lose $4 million (per biennium). The tragedy is that the $4 million is from studens." Sinner said he was, however, optimistic that the time was ripe for such an agreement since the North Dakota treasury is in good shape. Minnesota said rain and cool weather are needed during the next two weeks to save at least part of the corn and soybean crops. If some rain should fall and cool weather prevail during that period, officials predict 50 to 75 per cent of a normal yield. Graff holds little hope, saying the 30-day outlook for that part of the state during the first 15 'days of August does not call for appreciable rainfall. But he said predicted cooler weather could be of some help. In the last 15 days of August, he said, some rain is forecast but the weather should be hot. Graff said the southwestern corner of Minnesota lies within the drought pattern which extends through Nebraska, South Dakota and part of North Dakota. The meteorologist said the subsoil moisture has been depleted and what is needed is a soaker, but he said there is not much prospect of that. Public Fergis falls (Mi.) toirul Sat., August 3,1974 3 120 Irish children Meetings hotel gue$t$ The Park, Playground and Airport Committee will meet at 7:30 a.m. Monday in the City Hall lunchroom to discuss the Old Smokey ski hill. Following the above meeting, the Utilities Committee will discuss water system im- for the Adams meet to distribution provements Park area. PIONEER PRIEST — The Rev. Dr. Alia Bozarth-Campbell, 27, Brooklyn Park, was among the first 11 women to be ordained into the Episcopal priesthood this week. Under church rules women are not allowed to become priests. However, Sister Alia says a vocation should be a call from God, not a political issue. (AP Wirephoto) Rain tapers off across the state —THE WEATHER Aug. Weather 1973-74 By The Associated Press Rainfall was tapering off across Minnesota today, from the west to the east, with mostly fair skies expected over the state tonight and Sunday. Kainfall totals in the 24 hours to 7 a.m. today included 1.99 inches at St. Cloud and 1.18 inches at Duluth. The official total at the Minneapolis-St. Paul airport was .97 of an inch. However, suburban areas reported larger amounts, including 2.72 inches at Shoreview, 1.61 inches in West St. Paul and 1.32 inches in Bloomington. Other totals included .35 at Redwood Falls, .26 at Alexandria and .11 at Hibbing. A little warmer weather was expected to move into the state from the west today, along with the clearing skies. Lows tonight were pegged from the mid 40s to the low 50s, followed by highs Sunday in the 70s. Mankato received 1.07 inches of rain, Aitkin had 1.43 inches, while Fort Ripley had 1.72 inches and Red Wing 1.42 inches. Other points reporting more than one inch included Caledonia, St. Francis, Moose Lake, Stillwater, Rockford, Hinckley, Faribault and Young America. Close lo one inch of rain was reported at Melrose, Rapidan, New Ulm, Waseca, Hastings and Milaca. Southwestern Minnesota, the driest part of the state, apparently did not receive as much moisture, although Tracy reported .54 of an inch. Much of the state's grain crops have already been harvested but the early August rain was expected to be of some benefit to late row crops. Magrath to visit Crookston college MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. (AP) — Dr. C. Peter Magrath, University of Minnesota president- designate, will make a two-day visit to the university's Technical College at Crookston next week. Magrath, 41, and his wife, Sandra, will arrived in Crookston about 4:30 p.m. Tuesday. Legislators and community leaders will meet with Magrath that evening. He plans a luncheon Wednesday with the school's faculty and staff and a tour of the campus. — 1973 Max Min — I9M- M!n Pep Food for Though Sodium is more than just salt By JEAN MAYER Professor of Nutrition, Harvard University No progress in Bell strike talks Every day, the average American eats about ten times as much salt as his body actually needs. While no one can say that eating too much salt CAUSES hypertension, we can say with assurance that a high salt intake is a big predisposing factor. Many striking studies around the world show it. For example, natives in the West Indies, who eat large amounts of salt fish and who have a high level of hypertension, live side-by-side with the white and Indian population, who eat a low-salt diet and have a low incidence of hypertension. We see exactly the same thing with adjacent islands in Polynesia. The natives of one island, who favor a highly salted diet, have a lot of hypertension. Natives of the island across the strait, who prefer other flavorings in their foods, have a lower incidence of high blood pressure. And finally, the people of Northern Japan, who eat twice as much salt as the Southern Japanese, have twice as much hypertension. So whether you have high blood pressure or not, it is certainly wise to use as little salt as possible when cooking, and to avoid putting extra salt on food at the table. If you, or a member of your family, are diagnosed as having some degree of hypertension, one of the first things the doctor will prescribe is a reduced sodium intake. But that is not as simple as it sounds. Salt contains sodium (and chloride — its molecule has one atom of each), but sodium is in a variety of poducts other than salt. And it is the sodium (in salt, or any other product) that contributes to hypertension. As a result, you suddenly find that you have to "think sodium." The popular Chinese seasoning MSG, for instance, is monosodmm glutamate. It has about one-third as much sodium as salt. Drinking water can contain anywhere from one to 1,500 milligrams of sodium per quart. Even medicines, like alkalizers, antibiotics, cough remedies, laxatives, pain relievers, and sedatives, have sodium. You soon find yourself reading every label, carefully. And then there is food. Sodium is naturally present in almost all foods; and processed foods, in particular, can be quite high. The average American diet contains about 6,000 milligrams of sodium, or one-fifth of an ounce, each day. In cooking measures, one teaspoon of soy sauce has 365 milligrams of sodium; baking soda has 1,000; table salt has a whopping 2,300. And three ounces of dried onion soup mix, such as you might use in a party dip, may have over 6,000 milligrams! Here are some general rules of thumb you can use in selecting and cooking foods: 1. Cut in half the amount of salt, MSG, or soy sauce you normally use in cooking. Try not to use any at the table. 2. Use baking soda only for baking — not for boiling vegetables or as an alkalizer. 3. Don't eat foods cured with salt or preserved in brine. 4. If commercially prepared foods don't list their salt content on the label, pass them by. And that includes items like canned stews, frozen dinners and soft drinks. Remember, the water and syrup in canned vegetables and fruits can also contain salt. 5. Don't use a salt substitute or meat tenderizer unless it is recommended by your doctor. Sometimes there are other ingredients in them that can be harmful in certain diseases. 6. Check the labels of any "dietetic" foods before you assume that they are all right for your particular diet. 7. Don't be discouraged by all these "don'ts." The French, who rank among the world's best cooks, undersalt rather than oversalt food. Moreover, there are many flavorings beside salt, such as herbs, fruit juices and spices. And then there are svines — great for cooking, as well as for drinking. WASHINGTON (AP) — Contract talks continued today between communications workers and the Bell Telephone System, but neither side reported progress in the effort to avert a nationwide strike set for 12:01 a.m. EDT Monday. "What they're doing is just exploring the basis for an agreement," said a Bell spokesman, Charles Dynes, adding: "We're hopeful that there'll be an agreement before tomorrow midnight." "The deadline is for real," Lee White, a spokesman for the Communications Workers of America, said Friday. "They (the compny) know where we stand. "If there's a new offer we'd be delighted to discuss it Questions Answers Q. I came home from the hospital last week, and my doctor told me he had arranged for me to get home health care. He said my Medicare hospital insurance would pay for 100 home health visits. Docs this mean I get 100 days of care? A. Not necessarily. Medicare docs not count home health care in "days," because you may not need home health services every day. Home health care is counted in "visits." Each time you receive a home health service it counts as one visit. In your case, each time someone comes to your home to give you covered care counts as a visit. Twice in the same day counts as two visits. Q. Since my husband is younger than I am, I decided In lake Social Security benefits on my nwn work record when I »as 62. Last month, my husband reached 65 and 1 started getting w ife's payments nn his record. I thought a wile gat half of her husband's benefit, but my check is less than half. How come? A. Generally, a wife gets half of the amount her husband gets at 65. Your check is reduced because you started getting benefits before 60. The reduced amount takes account of the longer period over which you'll get Social Security payments. with them. But at present, there's nothing." The CWA and several other unions representing 750,000 Bell System employes announced the strike deadline Thursday, and there have been no meetings between the top labor and management negotiators since then. Both sides, however, have continued to send representatives to meetings of the subbar- gaining committees. Federal mediators have kept in touch with both sides. Major issues involve basic wages, pensions, health insurance, work rules and union demands for a full agency shop, under which nonmembcrs would be required to join the union or pay an amount equivalent to union dues. Bush comments on Watergate issue SAN ANTONIO, Tex. (AP | Republican National Chairman George Bush says the Watergate issue shouldn't carry any weight in the November general elections because not a single Republican up for reelection had anything to do with it. "The i Republican and Democratic i parties have been absolved of any involvement," Bush said at a joint news conference Friday with congressional candidate Doug Harlan. Ballet dancer makes appeal LONDON (API - Exiled Russian ballet dancer Valery Panov has launched a campaign to obtain freedom for his friend, physicist Viktor Polsky. Panov and his wife Galina were allowed to leave the Soviet Union in June after a two-year fight to emigrate to Israel. "1 appeal to people here not lo let Polsky perish," he said Friday at a reception given by British supporters. Polsky, 44, is a leading mem- t>er of Sloscow's Jewish community. He first applied for an exit visa lo Israel in 1970, but faces a possibile three-year jail sentence because of a traffic accident. British press reports say Polsky was charged with dangerous driving after a girl threw herself in front of his car in a suicide attempt. Pep Aug 79 57 01 85 57 0 85 54 02 67 54 2.00 Jos. Felix Sub-station observer National Weather Service NORTHWEST FORECAST Minnesota: Fair to partly cloudy west, cloudy with intermittent light rain east diminishing from the west today. Mostly fair tonight and Sunday. A little warmer west today and over state Sunday but quite cool tonight. Highs today mid 60s to low 70s. Ixws tonight mid 40s to low 50s. Highs Sunday 70s. North Dakota: Partly cloudy and continued cool east but warmer west today. Mostly fair and cool tonight. Partly cloudy and warmer Sunday. Highs today mid 60s northeast to near 80 southwest. Lows tonight mid to upper 40s. Highs Sunday mid 70s northeast to mid 80s southwest. South Dakota: Clear to partly cloudy today through Sunday. Cool today and tonight and a little warmer Sunday. Highs today 70s. Lows tonight mid 40s to low 50s. Highs Sunday mid 70s to low 80s. Extended forecast Minnesota: Fair to partly cloudy and mild Monday through Wednesday. Highs upper 70s and low 80s. Lows 50s and low 60s. South Dakota: Sunny and mild Monday and Tuesday and increasing cloudiness Wednesday. Slight warming trend. I/ows 50s Monday warming to GOs by Wednesday. Highs low and mid 80s Monday warming to around 90 Wednesday. North Dakota: Partly cloudy Monday to Wednesday. Slight chance of showers or thundershowers in east Wednesday. Highs mid to upper 80s early in period, laws 60s. WEATHER RANGE High Low Pr. Queen's cousin faces murder count NEWBURY, England (AP) — Elizabeth Wise, a cousin of Queen Elizabeth, will be tried on a charge of murdering her 9- month-old child. Mrs. Wise, 37, entered no plea Friday and was ordered to stand jury trial. She is a granddaughter of the queen's aunt, Princess Alice. Defense attorney David Napley said the child, Emma, was both deaf and blind and Mrs. Wise felt her condition would never improve. MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. (AP) — A busy and fun weekend is in store for the children from Northern Ireland who are spending their summers in Minnesota, the Dakotas, Iowa and Wisconsin. The youngsters are on a vacation from the terrifying experiences of war in their homeland. Hotel owner Curtis Carlson invited all 120 children to be his guests at a luncheon today in the Radisson South Hotel, in suburban Bloomington. In addition, the children were invited to use the hotel's recreational facilities and swimming pools. Following the luncheon, the children and their host families were to take in the Minnesota Twins-Oakland baseball game at Metropolitan Stadium, also in Bloomington. They were to Ije guests of Twins President Calvin Griffith. On Sunday, they've all been invited to attend a picnic at Clear lake Park in Waseca, Minn. The program there will include games, singing and dancing. Waseca townspeople who arranged the picnic said they expect at least more than half of the 120 children to be in attendance. On the ^ I oca I scene Three accidents in city Fergus Falls Police reported three accidents that occurred Friday. An automobile driven by Edward Duane Johnson, 19, Wahpeton, went out of control and struck two parked cars along the 500 block of West Lincoln about 12:30 a.m. Damaged were vehicles owned by Harold E. Wentzel, and Marie Wentzel, 509 W. Lincoln. Johnson's vehicle sustained $800 damage; damage to the Wentzel cars was estimated at $400 and $500. No injuries were reposted. An automobile driven by Rose Marie Honer, Dent, struck a parked car owned by Donald Raymond Klester, 808 W. Cavour, near the intersection of Lincoln and Cascade, about 3:30 p.m. Damage to Honer's vehicle was estimated at $300; damage to Klester's vehicle, $500. An automobile owned by Clayton Carl Peterson, no address given, parked at Fergus Jobbing, 503 S. Sherman, was struck by a hit-and-run vehicle sometime between 6:45 a.m. and 4:50 p.m. Friday. Damage to Peterson's vehicle was estimated at $60 by city police. Fergus Falls Alex'dia, cldy Bemidji Duluth, cldy Hibbing Int. Falls, fair Redw. Falls, cldy Rochester, rain St. Cloud, cldy 67 48 .. 63 51 .26 63 44 .. 58 51 1.18 59 49 .11 50 .. 54 .35 56 .24 52 1.99 64 66 72 62 . Finland has the greatest length of inland waterways in the world, about 31,000 miles of navigable lakes and rivers. SUNDAY SPECIAL! Quarter Chicken 2 Pieces of Quik Chik Chicken, Cole Slaw and Golden French Fries — Absolutelydelicious! ALL FOR 419WEST LINCOLN FERGUS FALLS JUST DIAL 736-3520 Help Wanted Aug.lOfoOcf. lOfh for Potato Harvest Truck Drivers, field help, warehouse help non-school only Call Perham . 346-6255 346 - 3077 346-5110 346-4520 7 am to 7pm 9 am to 10 pm 9 am to I Opm 5pm to I0pm

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