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10 Golesburg Register-Moil, Golesbufg, Tuesday, Oct 8, 1963. Eye Weather In Russian Crop Prospect WASHINGTON (UPI) - A government specialist on Soviet agriculture said today that Russian efforts to s(cp up wheat production next year will depend heavily on the weather. Soviet leaders already have begun urging farmers to make an all-out effort to plant winter grain crops. This is part of the campaign to recover from the years of low production which recently forced the Russians to buy large quantities of wheat from Canada and Australia. The shortages also have led to reports that the Soviet Union may move to buy American wheat. Soviet Premier Nikila Khrushchev has called for a massive campaign to increase production of fertilizer and other farm technology tools, steps to make Russian crops less liable to damage in years of bad or sub-normal weather conditions. Requires Few Years An Agriculture Department specialist said, however, that even a crash program of improved farm technology would take two or three years to make itself felt in Soviet farming. For the next several years, the expert said, Russian success in boosting crop production will hinge on thr weather. The Agriculture Department's SIDE GLANCES By GUI Fox id-a • HP to WW, Hc.TM. »M, Mi. t*. tm. "Matter of fact, I AM baby-sitting my way through school, but I wouldn't want the word to get around.'" is now the only major wheat exporting country which has large supplies available for export this season. Canada's export sales to the Soviet Union and other customers are already big enough to tax Canadian port and delivery facil ities. Australia, which is about to figures indicate Soviet farmers in | harvest its wheat crop, already recent years have been planting about three times as much wheat acreage as the United States. About 156 million acres were planted in Russia in 1961 compared with 51.5 million acres in the United States the same year. Khrushchev recently told U.S. Agriculture Secretary Orville L. Freeman that the Russians might drop wheat production on some of their marginal lands and concentrate instead on trying to raise yields on their better farms. Some American experts now think that the 1964, at least, the Russians may keep their marginal wheat acreage in production and gamble on the chance of good weather. The Soviet wheat acreage is so big that a yield increase of even a few bushels an acre could make a great difference in the harvest. The Agriculture Department said today that the United States has sold most of it. And Argentina, the world's other major wheat exporting nation, is currently maturing a crop which does not appear big enough for heavy exports. That summary came from the department which said world demand for American wheat in the current marketing season obviously will set a new record. The present record for American wheat exports is 719 million bushels. The department report said the total world wheat harvest this year was close to record levels. But the report added there were some unusual situations this year —a drop in Soviet production, and a Western European wheat crop which may be 300 minion bushels below last year's harvest. Receives Hand Injures in Plant Mishap TOULON — Miss Mary Lou Hicks received crushing injuries to her hand Thursday while at work on the seed corn plant at the Dana Stewart farm north of Princeville. Miss Hicks was taken to Peoria Methodist Hospital by ambu lance, where surgery was per formed. Her mother, Mrs. Irene Hicks, was taken to the hospital to be with her daughter by Sheriff Burt Eltzroth. She will be in the hospital several days. Attends Convention Miss Helen DeBord, RN, attended the sixth biennial con vention of Illinois League of Nursing, Inc., Thursday in Chicago. Miss DeBord was one of four nurses who took part in a panel discussion on how to improve nursing. Mrs. Irene DeBord and Mrs. Charlotte S e a y accompanied Miss DeBord to Chicago. This year, the President urges all employers to review their position on hiring the handicapped. One floor construction, ramps instead of steps and additional elevators are some of the environmental improvements provided for handicapped personnel. BLENDED WHISKY, 86 PROOF, 65JS GRAIN NEUTRAL SPIRITS. ©1963, SCHENLEY DISTILLERS CO., N.Y.C. ^chenlcu RESERVE I *4« Fifth *2 80 Pint ...the life ofyour BgrtyJ Spectators...Snacks...and Schenley make an autumn party that's sure to bring cheers. Schenley s refreshing flavor livens up drinks. It's the flavor of finer, aged straight whiskys—mellowed 8 full years before blending with grain neutral spirits. When you entertain, Serve Sociable Schenley-and put life in your party! Toulon OES Convenes TOULON ~ The opening fall Meeting of Toulon Chapter BY, PEO, was Thursday at the home of Mrs. Effie Bergin. The program theme for the year is "Enrichment for Gracious Living." Mrs. lona Richards presented the topic, "Through Reading." Yearbooks for the coming year were handed out. Toulon Briefs 0. T. Murray has returned home from a visit at the home of Marvin Murray at Garden City, Kan. Mrs. Esther Bjorling of Rockford is visiting at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Helen Wrigley. Mr. and Mrs. Marshall Bernard and children visited Friday at the home of her mother, Mrs. Jennie King, and at the homes of Mr. and Mrs. Roy Catton. Mrs. Harold Tuttle, Mrs. James Mock Jr., Mrs. W. E. Turnbull and Mrs. Earl McLennan of Toulon Charter, Order of Eastern Star, attended sessions of the Grand chapter in Chicago. SITTING BULL—When there's a bullfight In Madrid, Spain, the ball usually stay in the ring. However, In this particular fight, the bull decided to take a fence position. Boston University's backfield speed lies with. Bob Horton, a 220-pound fullback from White Plains, N. Y. He runs 100 yards in 9.9 seconds. Some insects have been air conditioning their homes for millions of years. Paper wasps drench their nests with cool water during particularly hot spells. The Machigucnga Indians of Peru live in the jungle lowlands bordering the Urubamba River. READ THE CLASSIFIEDS! PEO Meet* WOODHULL - The fitst fall meeting of Chapter L, PEO, was held Tuesday afternoon at the home of Mrs. Nyle Bell, Mrs. Margaret Wing, program chairman, gave a schedule of meetings for the coming year. The president, Mrs. Bess Johnson, conducted a business meet* ing. Mrs. Jean Downs reviewed the book "Masters of Deceit" by J. Edgar Hoover. Refreshments were served. Mrs. Walter Miller of Greens* burg, Ky., was a guest. Mrs. Margaret McCurdy will be tha hostess at the next meeting, Oct. 15. 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