11 (Sgjesburg Register-Moil, Golesburg, 111. Wednesdoy, Oct-. 16, 1963 Oil Companies Are Producing Fertilizers By JACK LEFLER NEW YORK (AP)-Oil companies have been in the business of taking something—petroleum — out of the ground. Now they're going into the business of putting something back "-fertilizer. A rush is on by major oil companies to get into the chemical fertilizer business. It involves investment of hundreds of million of dollars. The oil companies feel it is a natural avenue of diversification. For one thing, their byproducts, such as ammonia, are used in producing fertilizer. Hew To Held FALSE TEETH Mere Firmly in Place Do your false teeth annoy and embarrass by slipping, dropping or wobbling when you eat, laugh or talk? Just sprinkle a little FASTEETH on your plates.This alkaline (non-acid) powder holds false teeth more firmly und more comfortably. No gummy, gooey, pasty taste or feeling.Does not (sour. Checks "plate odor" (denture breath). Get FASTEETH today at drug counters everywhere. Some big deals have been brought off recently and others are cooking. Socony Mobil Oil Co. stockholders will meet Nov. 20 to vote on the proposed acquisition of Virginia-Carolina Chemical Corp. for an $80 million in stock. Cities Service Corp. acquired Tennessee Corp., owner of valuable Florida phosphate lands, last June. The consolidation of Continental Oil Co. and American Agricultural Chemical Co., is pending. The oil companies have come to the conclusion that in an ever more populous world where cultivated land will have to produce more and more food, the role of fertilizers, and other agricultural chemicals, becomes obviously urgent. They are backing with big money their opinion that they are well-suited to fill that role. The waive of oil company acquisitions of independent fertilizer producers has aroused the interest of the government's antitrust officials. 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Biggsville Social Meets Announced BIGGSVILLE - The Biggsville Afternoon Unit of Henderson County Homemakers Extension Association met in the home of Mrs. Frank Olson. A guest was Miss Charlene Baldwin. Announcement was made of the Tasta-a-rama Nov. 19 at 11 a.m. at the Biggsville United Presbyterian Church. Mrs. Janis Fisher, county home adviser, presented the lesson on "Making the Most Out of Storage Space." She used slides to illustrate her suggestions pertaining to space most conveniently located in each room of the house. Mrs. Frank Olson distributed the minor lesson sheet on U.N. Dinner. Mrs. Olson served refreshments with Mrs. Alexander given the serving honors. Mann Circle The Florence Mann Circle met Oct. 9 at the United Presbyterian Church. Mrs. Ben Hill was hostess. Devotions were given by the program chairman, Mrs. Carl Sandstrom. Mrs. Verdie Artz reviewed an article, "Meals on Wheels" from the Concern Magazine. The Prayer Cycle concerned "India" and "The ftoeky Mountain Area," led by Mrs. Ben Hill. Reads Poem The president of the Woman 's Society of Christian Service of the Methodist Church opened the October meeting Friday at the church by reading a poem entitled, "Golden Autumn." Devotions were given by Mrs. Flora Carothers, program chairman. The topic, "Our Later Years —A Time for Responsible Living," from the study book, "Witness Through Service," was giv-> en by the program chairman, assisted by Mrs. Harold Hughes, Mrs. John Berresford and Mrs. Merle Renken. Oct. 25 was the date chosen for the "Call to Prayer and Self- denial." It will be held at the church at 2 p.m. when the Woman's Society of Christian Service of the Gladstone Church will join in the observance. Cards were signed and sent to two hospitalized members, Mrs. A. W. Pearson and Mrs. Clifford Ives. 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