Logansport Pharos-Tribune from Logansport, Indiana on December 24, 1957 · Page 80
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Logansport Pharos-Tribune from Logansport, Indiana · Page 80

Logansport, Indiana
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Tuesday, December 24, 1957
Page 80
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A MERRY CHRISTMAS TO EVERYONE THE LOGANSPORT PHAROS-TRIBUNE A MERRY CHRISTMAS TO EVERYOOTi Couches Not Needed, Soys Dog's Doctor EVANSTON, 111.— Dogs are good patients and appreciate what is done for them, according to veterinarian. "Dogs have been known to come back to a doctor for additional treatment," Dr. J. V. LaCroix said is an interview. "Every practicing veterinarian cause of the disturbance is screwball." "You can't put a dog on a couch, ask him questions, and take notes on his answers," he said. La Croix became a veterinarian in 1906, when few practitioners treated dogs and cats, and was one Foreign Peppers Are Not So Foreign GENEVA, N. Y.-The 350 pepper introductions from the far corners of the earth grown at Cornell's Experiment Station here the past season meiely returned home. Introductions from Turkey, Iran and Afghanistan represent germ plasm which originated in the Americas and was transported to other parts o£ the world by trav- has noted that dogs are sufficiently intelligent to appreciate treatment which eases their pain ar.d contributes to their comfort." Dogs will even remember where a vet lives, he said, and sometimes .travel great distances on their own when they feel a need for treat- L ment. He said a fox terrier he hadj once treated returned to him much later with an arrow wound. N'o Couch Cases Anxiety, worrying about his surroundings, or even firecrackers on the Fourth of July can make a dog lose his appetite or become physically sick, La Croix said. But he thinks the new trend toward animal "psychiatry" is "silly." Basic psychological principles are often employed in treatment of for small animal practice. He was recently presented with the Mark L. Morris Animal Foundation Small Animal Award Jor his work with dogs and cats. But the- doctor, who has been a publisher of veterinary books, and a zoo consultant as well as a practicing vet, believes there's nothing like a dog. "The cat is a selfish species without much loyalty," he said. "He generally attaches himself to a home, rather than to an individual." of the Northeastern Region. Plant Introduction Project. "What we know as the garden pepper is not a true pepper," Dr. Dolan explained in the experiment station's quarterly magazine. "The confusion all began when Columbus arrived in the.West Indies and found the Indians growing and using hot fruits which he thought were kind of pepper. Actually they were not the true pepper, which is derived from a woody plant named 'Piper nigrum.' "Instead what the Indians were using were the dried fruits of the slender, tapering red 'Capsicum,' which today is ground into a fine powder as red pepper." The Geneva scientist said the difference between mild and hoi peppers is their content of an aromatic oil which volatilizes very quickly. NEW LOOK BUFFALO, N. Y.—The Union and Echo, official weekly newspaper of the Buffalo Catholic Diocese, is wearing a new look. For several years, the Union and Echo was a tabloid-size paper. Now it has a standard, eight-column format. Each edition is larger, anc several new features have been added. JOBS FOB DISABLED ' ALBANY, N. Y.—The New York State Division of Employment found a recorl 34,000 jobs for disabled workers last year, according to Director Richard C. Brockway. Brockway said 2,200 oE these jobs animals, he said, but "this busi-j went to workers with major dis- ness of trying to determine the'abilities. Our bast wishes for a Merry (?Mr!stmas Our sincerest hopes for a Happy Nou> Yaar W. J. (Pat) Moron EXCEL AUTO PARTS AND REPAIR 611 North Street C\\e&r£tA & C W&/U&- Joe Brenner and Son, Bud LIQUORS, WINE, BEER DANCING Fifteenth and Eric Ave, Tiny Railroad Gets An Atomic Boost ROWE, Mass.—One of the "littlest toots" in New England railroad circles will play a major part in the atomic age. The "Hoot, Toot and Whistle," known officially as the Hoosac Tunnel and Wilmington Railroad, moves freight from the Hoosac Tunnel along the Deerfield River in Massachusetts into Vermont. Its tracks run near the location of a proposed 57-miHioo-dollar atomic the Yankee Atomic Electric Company. Yankee Atomic has signed an agreement with the railroad to improve some seven miles of track from the Hoosac Tunnel to the planned atomic plant. It is estimated that the Yankee group will spend $100,000 improving the track and roadbed so heavy equipment can be carried by the railroad during the building of the plant. The railroad, with its 20 employees, expects to complete the work by mid- 1958. Construction of the 134,000-kilowatt atomic power plant is expecl- Holly, Traditional To Christmas Holly has long been considered the most sacred of Christmas greens; and the red berries arej said to represent the blood of Jesus. "Of all the trees that are in the wood, only the holly bears th« crown!" A display of holly was long * sign of Christian worship. Folklore has it that holly in the window will keep evil spirits away from the house, and holly at a maiden's bedside, on Christmas Eve, will protect her from goblins! proposed 57-miHioo-dollar atomic wa tt atomic power plant electric plant to be built here by i ed to start in the spring. Best ThrMeins \\iJilics HI ATI'S Next to Logan Theatre »' " >V* •"' "^W " "W***"' »* "i^T-" « We're coming four way to vnsh y<j« <j good < Merry Christmas abavnifrfig fa geeat grits of health, happiness and Logansport Paint & Wallpaper Co. 322 Broadway ->Q AEGoodrfch B.F. Goodrich R5T 406 High St. and EMPLOYEES We express to you Yuletide wishes as bright and gay as the lights on your Christmas tree. And 4 very happy New Year, too.) And may you enjoy more comfortable riding on Logansport and Cass county streets and roads resurfaced by Studebaker Construction Co. C. A. STUDEBAKER —Contractor— •OASS COUNTY STONE CO. Road Construction Resurfacing if Biackiopping Limestone Agricultural Limestone

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