The Daily Journal from Fergus Falls, Minnesota on August 31, 1974 · Page 3
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Elysian bank robbed 15, 000 ELYSIAN, Minn. (AP}-Au on were searcWng toft en I* Sueur County Sheriff p at Smuh said one of the men was armed when they entered the ten* about 2:50 p.m., £££ »*vauU and took the rC? J^?>? n Pushed the lone ciil tomer into the vault, locked the door and tied fcW ™ before A service station operator saw twTmen ariPton of the » lve east out of to*" a «« 3 p.m.,*™ black said he had seen the 'bed as being in their , driving around in Elysian Thursday Elysian is a town of about 450 residents some 20 miles northwest of Waseca. Bank employes said one of tne men appeared quite nervous wlule the other was calm "ley said the nervous man Pushed the c'Komer, William Rasche, into the vault, while the other bound the employes' feet and hands. The employe untied themselves within linutes, freed Rasche and a Led authorities. The sheriff: office said an employe of a bank in nearby Montgomery received a phone call Thursday sayng the bank would be burglarized between 6 p.m., and 8 p.m., that day. On Friday, the sheriff's office said it received another telephone call warning a bank in the area would be robbed. Dairy report to be issued WASHINGTON CAP) - The Agriculture Department plans to issue a report Wednesday on the dairy situation which is expected to provide a closer look at production and income prospects through next winter. The report also may offer further information on how dairy imports are shaping up this year and how the USDA's price support operation is oper Extended forecast Minnesota: Mostly clear to partly cloudy with chance of a few showers northeast. Unseasonably cool with warmer temperatures on Wednesday. Lows 30 to low 40s Monday and Tuesday to the upper 30s and mid 40s Wednesday. Highs upper 50s to mid 60s Monday and Tuesday to the mid 60s and low 70s Wednesday. North Dakota: Partly cloudy Monday through Wednesday with a chance of showers northeast half Wednesday. Warming trend. Highs in the upper 50s and lower 60s Monday will warm to the 70s by Wednesday. Lows in the 30s Monday will rise to upper 40s and lower 50s by Wednesday. South Dakota: Partly cloudy and continued unseasonably cool Monday through Wednesday. Highs in the 70s. Lows in the4fls. ating. " r *"" Food for Thought Cancer patient's 'diet important \ By JEAN MAYER Professor of Nutrition, Harvard University Without a doubt, cancer is our most dreaded disease. Still, thanks to advances of modern medicine, tens of thousands of its victims triumph over the disease each year. Few people realize the degree to which the diet of a cancer patient plays a vital role in his recovery. Let me hasten to declare that there is no magic food that will cure or prevent cancer, despite what scores of food faddists would have you believe. On the other hand, some natural products, as well as some additives to or contaminants of our foods, may cause cancer. Aflatoxin, a compound that is produced by a naturally occurring mold and that may appear on common foodstuffs like peanuts, corn or even in milk, has been identified as a likely cause of some cancers. Certain additives, like cyclamates, have been removed from our food because of the possibility that they are carcinogenic; other chemical additives, like nitrites, are being carefully reexamined. There has been the suggestion that too much — or too little — of certain types of foods in our diet may cause cancer. Contrary to the preaching of food faddists, there is no evidence that sugar or white bread in themselves can cause cancer. Yst there is mounting evidence that a lack of dietary fiber — common in diets that are heavy in sweets and white bread — may promote cancer of the colon, or large bowel. 1 think this corollary is well enough established for us to increase our dietary fiber by switching to whole-grain breads and bran cereals. Even though we really may not know very much about the possible nutritional causes of cancer, we do know for certain that cancer has a dramatic effect upon its victims' nutritional needs. For one thing, the disease increases caloric requirements by speeding up basal metabolism — that is, the rate at which the body uses energy. Thus at the very outset, it is necessary to eat more just to maintain the same weight. Cancer also increases the need for protein. Researchers have called an active cancer a "protein trap" because it has first call on the protein we get in food. Some people have the mistaken notion that going on a low-protein diet will starve the cancer and don't realize that cancer is like a parasite out of WEATHER tog. Weather 1973-74 —i»n— Max Min Pep Aug —1974 Min Pep control. It will draw the protein it needs from the surrounding, healthy tissues in ever- consuming amounts in order to maintain its own accelerated growth rate. Hence, a high- protein diet is indicated. Otherwise, the patient may starve. In addition, specific forms of cancer bring their own nutritional problems. Anemia is one common by-product. When the bile ducts are obstructed, lack of bile in the intestines affects absorption of fats and fat-soluble vitamins, which can lead to Vitamin A or D deficiencies. Calcium deficiency is also common in patients with intestinal cancer while those with bone or breast cancer often retain too much calcium. This whole process is a double-edged sword, for while the cancer is increasing nutritional requirements, it is also cutting off the appetite. Indeed, one of the first symptoms may be severe anorexia — a revulsion to food. And the fear, depression and guilt feelings often accompanying cancer causes a patient to be even less interested in eating. As the growth continues out of control, it drains the body of strength needed to fight the disease. Obviously, the success of any therapy — and the chances are good, especially when started early — are improved when the patient's nutritional well-being is maintained. Here are some general rules to follow if no special diet has been prescribed: The first rule is probably the hardest to follow: Eat whether you feel like it or not. Overcoming anorexia lies more in the patient's willpower than in the cook's imagination. Then, don't waste the calories. Plan a high-protein diet, including foods from each of the seven basic food groups each day. Use fresh or lightly processed foods to ensure a good intake of all the essential nutrients. Pay attention to the special nutritional problems that may be created by various forms of the disease. And above all, remember that it is impossible to "starve" cancer. The patient must eat if he is to conquer the disease. (Dr. Mayer welcomes question from readers. While h« cannot reply to them all individually, he will answer those of general interest in his column. Write to Dr. Jean Mayer, care of this paper.) 79 85 86 95 75 90 85 84 75 80 82 85 82 84 84 89 90 •93 83 76 75 68 73 69 74 86 94 97 95 87 57 54 63 63 68 65 62 65 56 57 55 64 fifl 54 62 60 63 70 69 52 56 60 58 61 62 67 64 69 62 65 0 0 .01 T .12 1.18 .55 .03 .10 0 0 .06 .01 0 .03 0 0 0 .17 0 .59 T .01 0 .05 T 0 0 0 .0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 85 67 72 80 85 84 81 82 71 71 77 77 78 84 79 78 81 84 90 89 73 72 77 82 91 72 74 62 68 66 57 54 45 50 56 57 60 59 62 62 55 50 55 59 61 51 54 55 57 69 58 46 48 59 63 52 44 49 45 45 0 2.00 0 0 0 0 0 0 .16 .72 .71 .08 T 0 .04 0 T 0 T .03 .01 0 0 .19 .35 ft 0 .05 .19 .02 Index for raw farm products up 3 pet. Jos. Felix Sub-station observer National Weather Service NORTHWEST FORECAST Minnesota: Mostly cloudy and cool today through Sunday with chance of showers north today and over state Sunday Frost likely northern third tonight. Highs today and Sunday low 50s north to upper 50s and low 60s south. Lows tonight upper 20s to low 30s north to low 40s south. North Dakota: Continued cool and increasing cloudiness today with slight chance of showers extreme east. Highs today upper 50s northeast to mid 60s southwest. Cloudy tonight with chance of showers and lows around 40. Decreasing cloudiness and very cool Sunday with slight chance of showers extreme east. Highs Sunday 50s. South Dakota: Partly cloudy today with highs mid 60s north to low 70s south. Partly cloudy tonight with widely scattered showers west and north and lows 40s. Partly cloudy Sunday with widely scattered showers and highs 60s. Farm group to give view of inflation By DON KENDALL AP Farm Writer WASHINGTON (AP) - The Ford administration wants advice on how to cure inflation from delegates invited to an Agriculture and Food Economic Conference next month in Chicago. Agriculture Department officials said the meeting, scheduled for Sept. 13, will involve about 60 invited delegates representing a cross-section of agriculture, farm-related businesses, labor, consumer interests and financial institutions. "We are askng the delegates to identify what they feel are the main causes of inflation and to give their observations on the effects of inflation on agriculture and food," Agriculture Secretary Earl L. Butz said Friday in a statement. "We will also explore what they think the government can do, as well as what individuals, private groups and private business can do to help dampen the tide of inflation," Butz said. Officials said dialogue developed at the Chicago meeting will be passed on to a summit conference on inflation called by President Ford for Sept. 2728 here. By DON KENDALL AP Farm Writer WASHINGTON (AP) Farm prices of cattle and hogs, which provide about 30 per cent of what consumers eat, are climbing again, while beans, potatoes and vegetables have declined from mid-year. The Agriculture Department reported Friday that over-all the price index for raw farm products rose 3 per cent from July 15 to Aug. 15. The boost followed a 6 per cent increase from June to July. The department's Crop Reporting Board said higher prices for animals, corn, soybeans, wheat and eggs led the advance. However, the index was still 13 per cent below the record set on Aug. 15 last year, officials said. A week ago, the department predicted retail food prices would continue to rise in the last half of 1974 but not as rapidly as they did early in the year. Even so, officials said retail food prices for all of 1974-may average at least 15 per cent above last year, compared with a 12 per cent gain predicted a few months ago, when super- large grain crops seemed likely. Summer drought reduced those prospects and has helped fuel another spurt in food prices. The price index of meat animals as a group rose 4 per cent from July to August, but the average was still 33 per cent below the record peak set a year ago when government food price controls were eased. Cattle, for example, averaged $36.60 per 100 pounds on the hoof, and hogs $36.10 per 100 pounds, each up $1.60 from July 15. But a year earlier cattle were $51.70 and hogs $56.30 per hundredweight. Corn brought farmers $3.37 per bushel, a record, compared with $2.91 in July and $2.68 in August last year. Put another way, 100 pounds of live steer would buy about ten bushels of corn this Aug. 15, compared with nearly 20 bushels a year ago. That, basically, is why consumers will see much less grain-fattened beef on store counters and more produced from animals grazed in pastures. It also shows why hog, poultry and dairy producers are skeptical about increasing output: it costs much more to feed livestock. Wheat was $4.24 per bushel at the farm on Aug. 15, up from $4.04 in July but below the $4.45 mark set a year earlier. Wheat rose to a record $5.52 per bushel last February. The farm price of potatoes was $4.97 per 100-pound bag in August, down from $6.34 in July and from much higher peaks last winter. A 100-pound bag of dry beans brought farmers $28.30 in August, compared with $30.50 in July. But a year ago they were $17.90 per bag. YOUR FRIENDLY BUILDING MATERIALS DEALER STEPSON LIMBER CO. sos South Cascade Fergus Falls Phone 734-7018 On the 5/ocaf scene 10 per cent from July, including lower prices for lettuce, celery, cabbage, tomatoes, canteloupe and sweet corn. The index, however, was 4 per cent higher than a year ago. Fergus falls (Mi.) taut Sat,Amusl31,1974 3 Only 432 pounds of a 1,000- pound steer are cut, wrapped and sold to customers. Autos An automobile driven by Daryl Alan Neisess, 538 E. Charming, collided with one driven by Duane Bruce Griffin, Fergus Falls Route4, about 10:30 p.m. Friday at the intersection of Uncoln and Union. Both vehicles were westbound. The Fergus Falls Police Department reported damage to the first vehicle at $100 and $15 damage to the second. No injuries were reported. lusty I Wehesday SPECIALS 3P1ECE CHICKEN $139 DINNER I Phone 734-7440 Albert Lea alerted by pipe break ALBERT LEA, Minn. (AP) — Propane gas from a ruptured pipeline dissipated uneventfully into the air at Albert l*a Friday as authorities and some 2,000 evacuated residents waited. "The potential was unbelievable," said Fire Chief Everett Grinolds. "I didn't believe we could get through this without ignition from some place." Houses, two schools, a factory and a shopping center within a two square-mile area of southwest Albert Lea were evacuated about 2:30 p.m. Friday when an earthmover working on a construction project hit the line. Valves on either side of the break were turned off and firefighters, police, sheriff's and State Patrol officers and Na- tional Guardsmen stood watch as strong southwesterly winds blew gas from the six-mile segment of pipe into an open area away from most houses. Volunteers went from house to house shutting off gas intakes and pilot lights to minimize chances of an explosion. Some 900 junior high and 400 elementary school students were dismissed early because of the rupture. Residential evacuees included about 400 persons who lived in two housing developments for the elderly. About 40 persons who had nowhere else to go awaited the all- clear call at the National Guard Armory, wheere the Red Cross served coffee and doughnuts. -~ ^—-• -^ **r n f*r**r*qr*w^*<&*jy*&*&t4 BELORES COLBY DAME CLASSES Registration Friday, September 6 Y.M.C.A; 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. in Fergus Falls Classes begin Saturday, Sept. 7 at the Y.M.C.A. Curriculum: Pre-school — 4 and 5 year olds Ballet — 6 years and over Tap — 6 years and over Jazz — Teenager Instructor — Judy Colby For information call the Y.M.C.A. — 736-5269 DELORES COLBY DANCE CLASSES 508!i Washington Detroit Lakes, Minn. 56501 Approved Member of Nat. Assoc. of Dance & Affiliated Artists and Chicago Nat. Assoc. of Dance Masters You're Invited! \Vool\vortlv Satisfaction Guaranteed • Replacement or Money Refunded "BIG OPEN HOUSE" TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 3-3:00 to 9:00 p.m. MINNEAPOLIS GRAIN MARKET (Aug. 30) MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. (AP) — Wheat receipts 263; year ago 356; Spring wheat cash trading basis unchanged to up 3; prices 5 to 8 higher. No. 1 dark northern 11-17 protein 4.56-5.20. Test weight premiums: one cent each pound 58 to 61 Ibs; one cent discount each \i Ib under 58 Ibs. Protein prices; 11 per cent 4.564.64; 12, 4.644.70; 13, 4.764.85; 14, 4.91; 15, 5.08-5.12; 16 5.16; 17, 5.17-5.20. No. 1 hard Montana winter 4.284.96. Minn-S.D. No. 1 hard winter 4.234.85. No. 1 hard amber durum, 6.50-7.00; discounts, amber 2550; durum 75-1.00. Corn No. 2 yellow 3.32M>- Oats No. 2 extra heavy white 1.66. Barley, cars 155, year ago 100; Larker 2.53-3.90; Blue Malting 2.53-3.80; Dickson2.5W.90- Feed 2.10-2.52. Rye No. 1 and 2 2.64-2.82. Flax No. 1 10.25. Soybeans No. 1 yellow 7.22H. NEWYORK POULTRY MARKET (Aug. 30) NEW YORK (AP) - (USDA) — Dressed poultry. North Atlantic carlot and trucklot turkey markets, U.S. grade A, ready-to-cook, frozen, f.o.b. or equivalent: Trading continues light. Offerings ample on hens, and adequate on toms. Advices indicate storage space problems were becoming more prevalent, causing a less steady undertone in some quarters. Sales of U.S. grade A, frozen: young hens 8-16 Ibs 50 cents; young toms 14-22 Ibs 44'.i, 24-26 Ibs 48, 26-28 Ibs 50, 28-30, Ibs 53, 30 Ibs and up 56. Squabs and ducklings unchanged. OPEN HOUSE 3:00 to 9:00 p.m. 1 FREE 33 Y 3 Record Album to the First 100 Customers After 5:30 p.m. 1 WOOLW8RTH CUSTOMER APPRECIATION NIGHT COUPON DISCOUNT OK JILL PURCHASES TUESDAY, SEPT. 3 FROM 3:00 TO 9:00 P.M. when this Coupon is presented at the Checkout with these purchases! 12-INCH WOOD OR PLASTIC RULER REG. 19c 9* Steel edge reinforced. 300-COUNT FILLER PAPER REG.79c 55 5 hole punched, wide lines. Our Herald Square pencitsare cheaper by the 2 dozen REG. 99c 63 PocV. of 2* line quality wooden pencils. With easy- writirxj medium leads and erasers. For Home or school. 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