The Daily Journal from Fergus Falls, Minnesota on September 9, 1974 · Page 3
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Fergus Falls, Minnesota
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Monday, September 9, 1974
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Crop failure cost estimated MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. (AP) — University of Minnesota agricultural extension specialists say losses to the state's corn and soybean crops from last Tuesday's early frost will be at least $256 million. "That's a conservative esti- Rockefeller cancels plans NEW YORK (AP) - Vice President-designate Nelson A. Rockefeller said today he has canceled all of his scheduled political appearances until the end of his confirmation hearings before Congress. "I think it's appropriate for me not to participate in actions that might raise doubts in the minds of the committee and the public," Rockefeller said. mate," said Dale Hicks, extension agronomist. "When the full impact of the damage can be assessed — and that will take time — those losses could go substantially higher." Hicks said the estimate is based on a statewide drop of 10 per cent in corn yields and 13 per cent for soybeans on the basis of $3 a bushel corn and $7 a bushel soybeans. Minnesota's crops have been hampered almost from the beginning this year. They were plagued by a late and wet spring, hail, floods and a month-long drought in late June that had cut the potential yields well below those of a year ago. Extension specialists estimate that the drought, which was most severe in the southwest, resulted in a loss of more than $110 million — $56 million To Your Good Health By Dr. George C. Thosteson THE 'MECHANICS' OF BRONCHIECTASIS Dear Dr. Thosteson: Please write on bronchiectasis. My doctor says 1 have it. At times, mostly at night when I lie down, I cough up some foamy, salty-tasting fluid. I also have a tightness in my chest in the late evening and at night. This all started after 1 had a very bad cold about three years ago. Could muscles or nerves be the problem? I am 39. — Mrs. L.M. Guess I haven't discussed bronchiectasis lately — and it is a pretty common problem. It's a disorder of the bronchial tubes. They become dilated in a cylindrical or sac-like form. The walls are damaged and the normal mechanism for drainage of secretions is destroyed. Your bad cold may well have been at least part of the cause. The condition occurs mostly in persons who have had repeated lung infections or who smoke heavily. The result of the condition is a puddling and accumulation of secretions, a cough with usually copious foul sputum — the puddled material is a convenient place for germs to multiply, so recurrent fevers are common. Bronchiectasis also is the commonest cause of lung hemorrhages. Infections can be subdued with antibiotics but are likely to reappear. A maneuver called "postural drainage" will give temporary relief by getting rid of some of the secretions and pus. This is done by means of a board ("slant board" or an ironing board, or similar) set at an angle of about 25 degrees. The patient lies on it, with his head at the lower end, for a few minutes four or five times a day to let the matter in the bronchial tubes drain toward the mouth so it can be coughed out. As a patient gets used to this simple technique he can increase the time and drain out more material. In severe cases, especially if Diagnosis: routine X-ray may not show much, but a special X-ray procedure called bropchography will give a definite diagnosis and also define the extent of the trouble. A special substance that will show up in X-rays is introduced into the bronchial tubes and the lung is "mapped." Dear Dr. Thosteson: What is the difference between a cyst and a tumor?—H.G. A cyst is a sac which contains fluid or some semi-solid substance. A tumor is an unwarranted growth of cells that serves no useful purpose. The cyst is usually movable, and the tumor, since it is usually embedded in the surrounding tissue, is not. Thus, the cyst is much easier to remove surgically than is the tumor, which must be cut away from surrounding tissue. Dear Dr. Thosteson: I read about a person that had glaucoma and was told that coffee and tea were stimulants and could raise the eye pressure. I am blind in one eye (since birth) and drink six to ten cups of coffee a day and am concerned about it. —Mrs. J.A. But do you have glaucoma? If you do, don't overdo the coffee and have whatever other treatment your doctor prescribes. If you don't have glaucoma, then there is no problem except that generally 10 cups of coffee is excessive. If you don't know whether you have glaucoma, then I suggest, particularly since you have only one eye, that you be tested for glaucoma to be safe. Dear Doctor: If a woman had a series of rabies shots when she was young, does that mean she can never become pregnant?—Ms. G.A. No. Arthritis suffers can be helped. Dr. Thosteson's booklet discusses many types of arthritis and related joint diseases as well as effective treatments and medications. For'a copy of "How You Can for soybeans and $54.9 million to the corn crop. Because this year's corn and soybean crops were later than usual, they were in need of a long growing season to fully mature. However, that came to a halt last week when temperatures in some areas dipped to a chilling 22 degrees. The greatest damage ap- MARKETS SOUTH ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) (USDA) - Cattle and calves: 5,500; trade on slaugh- tci steers and heifers slow; early sales slaughter steers 1.00-2.00 higher; slaughter heifers 1.00-1.50 higher; cows and bulls slow, steady t<5 weak; vcalers not established; two loads high choice 1029 Ib slaughter steers 45.50; early sales other choice 1050-1200 Ibs 44.00-45.00; standard and low- good 33.00-37.50; load choice near 1250 Ib Holsteins 40.00; mixed good and choice 12001400 Ibs 38.50:39.00; standard and good 950-1500 Ibs 35.5038.00; load average to high choice 1019 Ib slaughter heifers 43.75; early sales choice 850 1000 Ibs 42.5043.50; utility and commercial slaughter cows 23.00-26.00; cutter 22.50-24.00; canner 20.00-22.50; No. 1 17002000 Ib slaughter bulls 29.0031.00, individual 32.00-33.00; 1-2 1450-1850 Ibs 27.00-29.50; Friday's vealer market, choice vealers 40.00-45.00; good 33.0041.00. Hogs: 7,500; barrows and gilts steady, trading fairly active' 1-2 200-250 Ibs 37.00; couple shipments 37.25; 1-3 190-260 Ibs 36.50-370; 2-4 240-260 Ibs :«i.OO-3G.50; 260-300 Ibs 34.0036.00; sows steady, trading moderately active; 1-2 280-330 Ibs 30.00-31.00, few 31.50; 1-3 300-400 Ibs 28.00-30.00; 400-600 Ibs 27.00-28.00; boars steady, 24.00-24.50; weights under 300 Ibs 24.00-32.00. Sheep and lambs: 900; all classes steady; trading moderately active; choice and prime 100-115 Ib spring slaughter lambs 36.00-37.00; couple small shipments 37.50; 80-100 Ibs 34.00-36.50; good and choice 75100 Ibs 28.00-34.00; utility and good slaughter ewes 6.50-9.00; choice and fancy 70-95 Ib feeder lambs 26.50-29.50; good and choice 50-70 Ibs 24.00-26.50. pears to have been in the central and south central parts of the state, where counties like Waseca were re|»rting crop losses in excess of $10 million. Southeast counties suffered the 85 least damage. 84 Waseca County Agent Roger 76 Wilkowskc said his staff as- 71 sessed the loss at 20 per cent for 74 l»th corn and soybeans. That 74 figures out to a loss of $4.2 72 million for soybeans and $0.6 77 million for corn. "Our estimates may be a bit strong, but some areas were a total loss," said Wilkowske. —THE WEATHER Sept. Weather 1973-74 *Knievel Nan Win Pep SepP Ma» 69 61 56 47 45 47 53 0 .73 .03 0 0 0 0 65 38 60 37 70 32 79 75 63 79 64 -mi«:n Pep T 0 0 0 0 .23 0 T 41 50 52 48 47 Dow average shows drop NKW YORK (AP) - The technical rally of late last week died out in the stock market today, leaving prices broadly lower in trading marked by an early wave of pressure on gold- mining and other precious-met- uls stocks. The noon Dow Jones average of JO industrials was down 8.45 at 669.43, and losers outstripped gainers by close to 2-to-l on the New York Stock Exchange. Analysts said the questions am! worries posed by inflation and a lagging economy seemed to have overcome the bargain- hunting interest which sprang up Thursday and Friday, with prices of many stocks at their lowest levels in years. Magnavox was the Big Board volume leader, up 'e at 9'/j. A 100,000-share block, as well as smaller ones of 25,600 and 36,100 shares, traded at that price. On the American Stock Exchange, the market-value index was down .68 at 67.55. None of the four or five best knoivn gold issues on the Big Board had opened by noon. The NYSE's noon composite index of all its listed common stocks stood at 36.88, off .45. Joe. Fells Sub-station observer National Weather Service NORTHWEST FORECAST Minnesota: Considerable cloudiness with occasional showers and thunderstorms through Tuesday. High today and Tuesday mid 50s to low 60s north, 70s south. I/>w tonight low 40s north, 54 to 58 south. North Dakota: Partly cloudy today with widely scattered showers. High mid 60s northeast, low 70s southwest. Mostly cloudy tonight and Tuesday with scattered showers or thundershowers. I/ow tonight 50. High Tuesday low to mid 70s. South Dakota: Partly cloudy through Tuesday. Widely scattered showers or thundershowers west today, over state tonight and central and east Tuesday. High today mid 70s to low 80s. Low tonight upper 40s and low 50s. High Tuesday upper 70s and low 80s. WEATHER RANGE High Low Pr. Fergus Falls Alex'dia Duluth Cloudy Hibbing Int. Falls Cloudy Redw. Falls Rochester St. Cloud 64 49 . 65 49 1.90 60 46 .03 60 46 .09 59 44 .03 79 57 .08 78 60 ... 71 51 1.51 Hi Lo Prc Otlk LOCAL HOG MARKET "Market: steady butchers and sows; Base number 3 butchers 210-240: 35.00; Closely sorted meat type butchers 210-240: 35.50-36.00; Sows 270-300: 30.0030.50; Boars: steady 20.00. LOCALGRAIN MARKET (Monday, Sept 9) No. 1 Wheat 4.24 No. 1 Oats 1.59 New Barley 3.50 Corn 3.18 Flax 9.4Q Soybeans Rye NEW YORK BUTTER AND EGG MARKET NEW YORK (AP)--(USDA) — Wholesale egg offerings adequate. Demand improved today. Wholesale selling prices based on volume sales. New York spot quotations follow: Whites: Fancy large 59.62. Fancy medium 54-57. Fancy smalls 41-43. Butter steady. Wholesale prices on bulk cartons, fresh. Creamery, 93 Score AA 69- 69'z cents;' 92 Score A 69-69'z. Cheese steady. Wholesale sales, American cheese whole milk. Single daisies fresh 88'i-96 cents. Flat! aged 1.09-1.23'4. 6.76 Processed American pasteu- 2.57 rized 5 Ibs 79'. 2 -<>2. Albany Albu'que Amarillo Anchorage Ashevillc Atlanta Birmingham Bismarck Boise Boston Brownsville Buffalo Charlotte Chicago Cincinnati Cleveland Denver DCS Moines Detroit Duluth Helena Honolulu Houston Ind'apolis Jacks'ville Juneau Kansas City I-as Vegas Little Rock lyos Angeles Louisville Marquette 78 52 93 61 84 67 76 75 77 66 88 74 72 74 91 77 74 90 84 80 60 76 49 89 75 80 69 76 61 88 73 58 47 80 58 105 80 78 70 83 69 75 66 68 41 . cdy .. clr .. clr .. clr .. cdy .. cdy .02 cdy .. cdy .. cdy .. clr .. clr .. cdy .. cdy .. clr .. rn .. cdy .. cdy .. clr .. cdy .03 rn .. cdy .. clr .12 rn .. cdy .. cdy .02 clr .. cdy .. clr .10 rn .. clr .08 rn .29 rn Coalliued (reoi pagel someone, "he really did." The suspense lasted for some five minutes before Knievel was seen in a rescue boat. Meanwhile, numerous slow- motion replays of the launch showed the preliminary chute opening before the cycle reached the end of the ramp. When it became apparent that the Butte, Mont., cyclist had survived, shouts of "Try it again, Evel, you can do it," were heard. But on the most part, the crowd was composed of Knievel's fans. The parking lot was filled with motorcycles. Shirts sporting various cycle names were seen throughout the arena. Beer flowed freely. But for all his bravado, Knievel was booed when he s imply thanked his audience. "I'm really disappointed that he wouldn't promise to try again," said Joe Young, 29, Edina, Minn. "It was pMt/ exciting and I'm convince-' -\. was an actual failure." That was not the opinion of Tony Fox, president of the Tony Team, Inc., which builds many cars attempting land speed records. "It was a real rip-off," said Fox. "The chances of a chute like that malfunctioning are about 500-1. 1 think maybe Knievel was coached to let go of the chute handle. Or he was extremely unlucky." Fox maintained it was a "typical New York public relations stage production," and predicted that Knievel would be back with another attempt and "another multi-million dollar guarantee." "He would have been America's new hero if he'd made it," said Roger Harbour, 23, St. Paul, Minn. "But he's still a hero of sorts. Everybody knows his name now." Harbour's sentiments were echoed by most of the young spectators as they trooped out of the stadium. They approved of Knievel's courage and the worth of his word. "He kept his word," said Ted Wilebski, 23, St. Paul, who wore a "Minnesota Choppers" jacket. "He really made it for us. It was his machine that failed, not him. As far as I'm concerned, he really made it, in spirit if not in fact." Extended forecast Minnesota: Partly cloudy Wednesday and Wednesday night. Mostly cloudy and a chance of rain with possible thunderstorms Thursday through Friday. Continued cool throughout the period with lows between 32 and 44 degrees. Highs 60 to 70 Wednesday and Thursday, but mid 50s to mid 60s Friday. /ook at primary In Minnesota By The Associated Press Here's a quick rundown on Tuesday's Minnesota primary. VOTING HOURS - 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. in most areas. WHO CAN VOTE - In general, anyone 18 and over who has been resident of Minnesota for 20 days may vote. You may register the polls if you have not done so before hand. HOW TO VOTE - Voters must decide whether they wish to help nominate Democratic- Farmer-Labor (DFL) or Republican candidates. They cannot jump back and forth between the two columns. If voter picks candidates of more than one party on a paper ball, that ballot will be thrown out. Voting machines lock into position, preventing spoiled ballots. PURPOSE OF PRIMARY - 'i'i ;hoose nominees for the November election. In partisan races, names of all candidates apt ear on the ballot, even whfe they are unopposed for the nomination. Voters will pick a DFL nominee and a Republican nominee for many offices. NONPARTISAN RACES- Therfi is no party affiliation on the biillot for judges, sheriffs, county commissioners and other local officials. The two highest vote-getters in such races go on to the general election. VOTER TURNOUT-lt's estimated that 775,000 Minnesotans will vote, a turnout of about 3 per cent. Census figures show about 2.5 million Minnesotans are 18 or over and thus eligible to vote. Ferjis Falls (Mi.) burial Mon., Sept. 9,197 4 fj Home for elderly burns ST. JOSEPH, Mo. (AP) Seven persons were killed and three injured when fire swept through a boarding home for the elderly early today. "Everybody is accounted for," a police dispatcher said. He said there were two survivors in addition to the three persons being treated at a hospital. Police said there was no positive identification on most of the victims and no names were being released. A spokesman said, however, that one of the dead was the 11-year-old stepson of the family that operates the Burton Boarding Home. One of the survivors was identified as Mrs. William Schildnecht, about 40, who operates the boarding home with her husband. Mote Security With FALSE TEETH At Any Time Afraid false iwth will drop at the wrong time? A demure adhesive can help. FASTKETII* I'owdcr «ivoa denlures 2 longer, firmer, steadier bold. Why beembarrassed? For more security and comlnrl, use PASTE ET El Denture Adhesive 1'iiwtkr. Dentures that fit are essrntial to health. See your dentist regularly. infection or hemorrhage is Control Arthritis," write to him quite disturbing, the affected in care of this newspaper en- portion of the lung may be closing a long, self-addressed removed surgically. stamped envelope and 35 cents. Now- eat well and lose TUESDAY Price-Buster! 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A Tender, Juicy Hamburgers Madison, Wisconsin 53701 FURNITURE TALK By Wally Salmon son Two great sales continue at Olson's. One, the Elhan Allen Early American Closeout Event wilh savings from 20 per cent to 50 per cent (we have to make room for our new Early American Line soon arriving), and Two, our fabulous Remnant Carpet Sale where you can have us cut your room-sized pieces from several rolls we have in stock. Take advantage of one — or both now! FURNITURE AMERICAN FAMILY INSURANCE GROUP Douglas Busche ttlD: white drug ALL FOR JUST DIAL 736-3520 YOUROKDER WILL BE READY WHEN YOV ARRIVE 415 WEST LINCOLN FERGUS FALLS Announces The Appointment of DOUGLAS BUSCHE AS A FULL-TIME CAREER AGENT In Fergus Falls and Surrounding Area Mr. Busche has completed a course of training and is now well qualified to provide for your insurance needs. You can rely on him for friendly, competent service. Call Mr. Busche for Sale ' Savings in Insurance! • Automobile • Life • Fire • Disability Income • Homeowners • Comprehensive Health Care • Renters • Major Medical • Mobile Homeowners • Trip & Sportsman ALL YOUR FAMILY PROTECTION UNDER ONE ROOF! DOUGLAS BUSCHE REPRESENTING AMERICAN FAMILY AUTO FIHe HEALTH LIFE AMBKAN f AA« MUTUAL INSURANCE COWANY Located at 120 West Lincoln (Back of JoDEE's) — Fergus Falls, Minn. Office Phone: 736-6615— Home Phone: 736-5903

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