Ukiah Daily Journal from Ukiah, California on July 19, 1974 · Page 5
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GAME BIRDS — A White Crested Black Polish rooster and hen, top left, peer from their cage at Paul Bernstein .who is holding a White Crested \ Polish game bird. Bernstein and his partner "Ski" ztliiStM Perkowski raise 24 varieties of exotic birds on their Feather '*' % Hill Ranch in Redwood Valley. 4 VARIETIES OF TURKEYS — Paul Bernstein checks on his Bourbon Red turkeys, above right, one of four varieties of turkeys he raises on the ranch! Other varieties are Bronze, White and Buff: PS % Ann Landers: America's alcoholic housewives Dear Ann Landersr Millions of housewives in this country would be shocked if someone called them alcoholics. But they are. Members of the Kansas City area National Council On Alcoholism Have prepared a questionnaire (with help from the Michigan chapter) and we want to give it as much exposure as possible. We hope. you'll print it. Here are 20 questions. Any woman who answers "Yes" to more than half is probably alcoholic. 1. Do you try to get someone to buy liquor for you because you are ashamed to buy it yourself? 2. Do you buy liquor at different places so no one will know how much you purchase? 3. Do you hide the empties and dispose of them secretly? 4. Do you plan in advance to "reward" yourself with a little drinking bout after you've worked very hard in the house? 5. Are you often permissive with your children because you feel guilty about the way you behaved when you were drinking? 6. Do you have "blackouts," periods about which you remember nothing? 7. Do you ever phone the hostess of a party the next day and ask if you hurt anyone's feelings or made a fool of yourself? 8. Do you find cigaret holes in your clothes-or the furniture and can't remember when it happened? 9. Do you take an extra drink or two before leaving for a party when you know liquor will be served there? 10. Do you often wonder if anyone knows how much you drink? 11. Do you feel wittier or more charming when you are drinking? 12. Do you feel panicky when faced with non-drinking . days, such as a visit to out-of-town relatives? 13. Do you invent social occasions for drinking, such as inviting friends for lunch, cocktails or dinner? 14. When others are present, do you avoid reading articles or seeing movies or TV shows How's the weather? By United Press International Thundershowers rumbled from the northern Plains to the North Atlantic Coast early today. Hail the size of golfballs pelted the town of Bovey, Minn., and a severe storm whipped winds to 72 miles per hour early Thursday night at Grand Junction, Colo. Aircraft, trailers and power lines were damaged. Earlier Thursday night, rainfall also was reported in the Rockies and Gulf states. Over an inch of rain was reported in one six-hour period at Niagara Falls, N.Y. Around three-quarters of an inch was reported at Chadron, Neb., and Tucson^ Ariz. 1 Temperatures around the country ranged from 91 degrees early at Needles, Calif., to 52 at Quillayute, Wash. California weather summary: The weather and the temperatures will see little change over most of the %tate the next few days though the chance of showers will spread to cover most of Southern California. The main weather stories in California Thursday were thundershowers in the extreme north and southern deserts and hot daytime temperatures elsewhere: A weak dissipating weather front near the Oregon border brought a few thundershowers over the northern mountains. Moisture from Mexico was the reason for the desert showers which even brought sprinkles to Palm Springs. Extended weather outlook for Central and Northern California Sunday through Tuesday: Mostly fair with some cloudiness near the Oregon line. Fog and low clouds along coast, clearing during afternoons. Slightly warmer inland with highs in the 90s inland and in the 60s and 70s along coast. "Lows in the 50s and 60s except in the 70s inland. about women alcoholics but read and watch when no one is around? 15. Do you ever carry liquor in your purse? 16. Do you become defensive when someone mentions your drinking? 17. Do you become irritated when unexpected guests reduce your liquor supply? 18. Do you drink when under pressure or after an argument? 19. Do you try to cover up , when you can't remember promises and feel ashamed when you misplace or lose things? 20. Do you drive even though you've been drinking but feel certain you are in complete control of yourself? Be honest. If your score says you're alcoholic, call the National Council On Alcoholism or Alcoholics Anonymous. They are listed in the phone book. — Doris S. And Jane J. (Alcoholic Counselors) Dear D. and J.: Thank you. And now a word from me to those of you who flunked. These self-help groups have proven more successful than psychiatry, religion or medical help. Millions have found sobriety through their camaraderie and mutual support. You can, too. Get going. Driving course offered at Grange hall A defensive driving course will be offered here July 22, 23, 24 and 25 from 2 to 4 and 8 to 10 p.m. at Ukiah Grange Hall on S. State Street, under the auspices of the National Safety Council. A certificate for the completed course will entitle the holder to a 10 per cent discount on their auto insurance with some companies. Automobile owners should avail themselves of this opportunity, according to Claude Trimble of the American Association of Retired Persons. Ukiah Chapter 784 of the AARP and Ukiah Grange No. 419 are sponsoring the course. The fee will be $1 for members of the Grange and AARP and $4 for non-members. Additional information may be obtained by calling 462-5923. BLACK SWAN — An Australian black swan, at left, enjoys the cool water of this pond located on the Feather Hill Ranch. It is one of the many varieties of exotic birds raised by Bernstein, who can be seen in the background. Feather Hill Ranch for the birds It's for the birds! Feather Hill Ranch, located on Jenkins Road, off Tomki in Redwood Valley,, has 24 varieties of exotic birds; everything from chickens that lay two eggs a day to black swans. The ranch is operated by Paul Bernstein and Richard "Ski" Perkowski. These newcomers to the area have developed the ranch under the shade of the cool redwoods, with ponds for ducks, geese and swans. They have seven varieties of geese, Australian Black swans and Crested Khaki Campbell ducks. Other breeds of birds housed on the ranch include doves, six varieties of pigeons, love birds, parakeets, canaries, two varieties of quail, five varieties of ^pheasant, three varieties of peacock; Crested White Polish and White Crested Black Polish game birds; .Silver Spangled Hamburg chickens that lay two eggs a day,Buff Orphingtons that weigh as much as, 25 pounds, and Araucanas that lay colored eggs. The Araucana eggs are low in cholesterol, according to Bernstein. The ranch is set up with incubator and brooder where hundreds of chicks are hatched and raised to maturity. In an effort to become self sustaining the operators are raising sunflowers to provide some of the feed for their birds. Anyone interested in viewing these birds or in purchasing birds from - the Feather Hill Ranch can contact Bernstein or Perkowski at 485-8502. James, John sermon topic The strange* career of Jesus' disciples, James and John will be considered by First Christian Church this Sunday at their 10 a.m. service of Morning Worship. The Scripture lesson for the day tells of the request by James and John that a Samaritan city be destroyed for its impoliteness to Jesus. Trying to express the meaning of such events, Pastor Bob Lewis will speak on the topic, "In your spiritual life, be like a good typist — copy" only from, the original, the master', and hot from other copies." Joint action service group forms here The Joint Action Service Projects is a new.organization in the Ukiah valley.' It is an informal organization of Ukiah Rotary, South Ukiah Rotary, Kiwanis, Ukiah Lions, Redwood Empire Lions, Lake Mendocino Lions, Soroptimists, Business and Professional Women, Jaycees, Greater Ukiah Chamber of Commerce and Mendocino County Chamber of Commerce. Each club or organization has appointed a member and alternate to be a representative on the board of directors. The purposes of the organization are: develop a greater spirit of friendship and cooperation between members of participating groups; join together to provide public service to the citizens of the Ukiah valley area, specifically those projects which, are too' large for any one organization to provide. The goals are: to promote the advantages of living in the Ukiah valley area, encouraging visitation by tourists to this area; encourage the locating of conventions here. The initial project the group is pursuing is the long range development of a community convention center to consist of auditorium, meeting rooms, and dining facilities. The Joint Action Service Project members plan to work with the county of Mendocino, city of Ukiah, Bicentennial Committee in providing manpower to gather public support for the program. The group's membership will be holding a dinner meeting,in October to hear a discussion by L.A. Critzer, general manager of the Hayward Park and Recreation District, on the ways and means of establishing a program to provide a community center. Friday, July 19, 1974 Ukiah Dally Journal, Ukiah Calif.—5 Cutting horse contest will be a part of Fair The fabulous fair time in the Redwood Empire promises to be one of the most fascinating ever. The Redwood Empire. Cutting Horse Association has just announced that an approved contest, open to the world will be held as part of the. 1974 Fair entertainment program. World famous cutting horses from as far away as Texas, Arizona, Oregon and Washington are expected to compete Aug. 10-11 in the Al Parker arena. Classes of open cutting, nonprofessional, novice nonprofessional $250 added novice cutting and youth under 18 years of age are expected to draw all of the nations top cutting horses. An outstanding rancher, Marvin Knowles of Oakdale, well known cutting horse rider and judge has been selected to judge the two-day event. What is a cutting horse? Well, the cutting horse is a stock horse with a high economic value; he can earn his keep at home and then go to a contest and put on a splendid and entertaining performance to the spectator by presenting a colorful picture of ranch work at its best. Performance regardless of color, sex or breed, is the sole guide to his value; that is, the ability to enter a herd of cattle, cut an animal out of the herd for shipment to market, doctoring or moving to another pasture; and prevent this animal from returning to the herd. Cow sense in its highest degree is shown,as this horse anticipates every movement of the animal and does his own thinking and acting with little help from the rider. A cutting horse is particulrly judged on his natural ability as he works with a loose rein and maintains the proper balance to-be able to move any direction quickly. Quite often a cutting horse has to block an animal. that has made up his mind to return to the herd. When this, happens these horses do an incredible job at close quarters. Plenty of ranch experience is the background for the development of the good judgement necessary for the cutting horse to out-maneuver the animal being cut out without disturbing the herd. As the cutting horse stops and turns to counter every move made by the animal being cut out, he well rewards his rider's confidence by seldom making a mistake. The cutting horse well deserves the high popularity and favor he has found with the general public. Rodeos and horse shows all over the United States and Canada are including cutting horse contests in their programs. FIRE TRAINING Firefighters from the California Division of Forestry and a crew from the U.S. Corps of Engineers were trained in the use of fire tools, fire line construction and fire behavior recently during a special fire training session at Lake Mendocino. The session was given to help prepare crews for the' rash of fires which occur each summer around the lake. Approximately 30 persons attended the session, conducted by Jim Taglio, state forest ranger in the Ukiah district. , CARD OF THANKS May I please use these few printed words to say "tnank-you" to my dear friends? 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