Galesburg Register-Mail from Galesburg, Illinois on May 16, 1973 · Page 27
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May 16, 1973

Galesburg Register-Mail from Galesburg, Illinois · Page 27

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- * Eating Faster Than Producing Dttrtuf 1171, th« litt yeir with eompteie ttatlstlcs, th« rievdopteg tiotffltrtai of the world litcrMttd fketr sgrl* turn Cririt CMRmttte*. In per eiptta (emit, fcowevef, t*> eitiM ef rising popolattat OM per ctftf «v*f* cotin- •11. In trltt, per ci^ta f«wd .products U *m betow level of the J L ririy By ttmtrtit, a* lag ltlt Mates* of l«, per prtdadkm li ike developed eonrtHee bti more tflii drtMtf. NBA 7 *f • - T aver By BERNARD BRENNER UPl Farm editor WASHINGTON (UP!) An Innocuous - looking two - line, 15-word paragraph tucked into ill. the Senate Agrtculturt tee's new farm biO ctwM cort taxpayers $50 to a private cotton or group over the next five yam the paragraph reads: "Section 610 is amended by striking out 1972 and 1973 and inserting '1972 through 1978.'" If approved by the Senate when the omnibus farm bill reaches a vote later this month, and if it then survives further congressional action on the bill; the paragraph would have the effect of extending a hotly-con* troversial 110 million - a - year grant which Rep. Paul Find- 1 * VEGETABLES r GERANIUMS \ - r ii , f A x k 4 Tray HANGING BASKET f-- tr.!- k 4 r *J 5 ) •- Rowers and Wreaths "1- Planters Hanging J Fruit Re-Joyce Beans French Style Fancy -Sweet Re-Joyce Re-Joyce Van Camp 303 Size 303 Sixe 303 Size J No. 2 Size • - > * T L Pork-Beans Towels---_--- JtST ineapple Juice Margarine 4 • • * Chuck Steak Link ReJoyce -46-Oz. Re-Joyce Sauce Jug Bar. 21-Oz. 6-0*. f . i Kraft Mustard i Puffs Facial Tissue ... Sweetener . _„ ennis Boned Chicken Dennis Chicken Broth 200-Ct. 6-Or. .uares Pork Neck Dubuque Wieners orn Cheese Sirloin Roast i*. Ground 12-Oz. „Pkg. 10-Or. Pickles Soft Whammy # s Pizza John's Heinz Sweet-Sticks 16-Qi. Bathroom Tinue 10*P«k Bunches 10 Pak. ICE CREAM BARS 16.0*. -Sis* elight Cookies Salt Pork Onion Plants Radishes ....„,..„_: 10c w Green Onions ~~ 10c Bananas * 10c Tomatoes—: Potatoes _„."£• M. Ui Nestea Instant Thrill oz. With Coupon JERRY'S 1 May 16-20 Coffee 3 lb. Can Coupon JERRY'S May 16-20 SPRAY STARCH Eosy-On COUPON Wyler's LEMONADE OZ. 2/79< oz. > Gal. Size With Coupo JERRY'S May 16-20 With Coupon JERRY'S May 16-20 With Coupon JERRY'S May 16-20 i. ley, frill., recently denounced as a "cruel hoax on the American taxpayer." The grant, originally approved in a 1970 farm law to run from &ti thftxigh lWSi provider up t»flOmilltona year in Agricul* tote Departit^t payments to Inc., k private adver* and market promotion set up and partially supported by cotton growers. To Come Prim 'Savings' The original law, which would be extended intact by the pending Senate bill, specifically states that the motey given to Cotton, Inc., is to come from 4 'savings 19 realized because the govermhenA began limiting support subsidies lor big cotton growers tdr.fS5 .00a a year be* ginning kt'i071. FimBey noted in a statement recently that a study by the General Accounting Office found that the amount saved by the ceiling was only $2.2 million a year. In spite of this, the Agriculture Department paid out the full $10 million in 1971, another $10 million in 1972, and will soon act on Cotton's request for a third $10 million installment this year. Agriculture officials claimed "this was the intent of Congress based on an ambiguous statement in the conference report (On the 1970 farm hill)," Findley said. The Illinois Republican and other critics have challenged this interpretation of congressional intent as mistaken and improper, but have never been able to upset the controversial ruling. Findley, in a statement, fcaid that on the basis of the estimate that actual savings from the payment limitation are only about $2.2 million a year, it appears that Cotton, Inc., should get $6.6 million for the three years ending in 1973 but will actually collect $30 million, a "windfall" of $23.4 million. Also Has Defenders "If this not tragic were enough, consider the way in which.Cotton, Inc., is spending this windfall. From lavish quarters in Manhattan, this organization is purportedly trying to regain some of the markets that cotton has lost to synthetics. The president of Cotton, Inc. draws a salary of $100,000 a year and several personnel make over $40,000 with the approval of the Department of Agriculture. As the outpouring of public money goes on, domestic consumption of cotton dropped last year to its lowest level since 1948," Findley said. The payments to Cotton, Inc., also have defenders in Congress, however. The brief clause extending the program for five years without change was inserted in the omnibus farm bill by the Senate Agriculture Committee without open controversy. Cotton met last open lobbyists reportedly week at the Capitol to confer on steps designed to make sure the grant program stays tacked onto whatever farm legislation clears Congress this year. Maquon Church's Mother-Daughter Banquet Is Held MAQUON — Mrs. Wayne Cowman was mistress of ceremonies for the annual mother- daughter banquet at Maquon United Methodist Church May 11. Musical numbers and awards were presented during a program based on the theme "May time." Men of the church served the dinner, assisted by a United Methodist Women committee. Maquon Fire Protection District volunteers were called to the home of Mr. and Mrs. Gerald Lynch May 14 at 12:15 p.m. when an oil burner overflowed. No damage was reported, Mr. and Mrs. Donald Willey were guests May 13 at the home cf her mother, Mrs. Mary O'Brien, Chicago. Weekend guests May 12-13 at the home of Mrs. T. F. Gooding were Mrs. John Moats, Kansas* City, Mo., and Mr. and Mrs. Gerald Gooding, Mt. Pleasant, Iowa. YouK By United Press International The lowest incorporated community in the Western Hemisphere is Calipatria, Calif., [located 194 feet below sea level. DECORATED Gala Towels WH,TI * N0 Frying Majic H and !• Wrap •READING MIX Teri Towels tSSff *zs?m SSf 41e 33c ROLL «taw CRISC0 3« SHORTENING 25c OFF LABEL 84-0Z. SIZE i - MCCORMICK BUTTER FLAVOR SALT I ? 01 Bli 39 YUKON BEVERAGES Asst. Flavors 10/99* RAID ANT a ROACH 4 SPRAY 13.5 OZ. CAN MR. CLEAN 28 OZ. PLASTIC BTL. TIDE DETERGENT 25c OFF LABEL 84-OZ. SIZE m 20c OFF LABEL 32-OZ. 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