Freeport Journal-Standard from Freeport, Illinois on July 14, 1975 · Page 9
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Freeport Journal-Standard from Freeport, Illinois · Page 9

Freeport, Illinois
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Monday, July 14, 1975
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Americans Are Returning To Rural Communities WASHINGTON (UPI) - For decades Americans have poured off the farms and into the cities. But a government population study says all that has changed since 1970 and Americans are now heading back to rural areas. __ Calvin Beale, author of the study released during the weekend, said the main reasons for the turnaround in the population pattern are the decentralization of manufacturing, the growth of retirement towns and state colleges in rural areas and the boom in recreational centers. "This is the first period in this century in which nonmetro areas have grown at a faster rate than metro 1 areas," wrote Beale, head of population studies for the Agriculture Department. Beale's analysis of census data showed that from 1970 to 1973 metro counties grew 2.9 per cent and non- metro counties swelled by 4.2 per cent. During the 1960s the metro counties had gained 6 million persons while the nonmetro counties actually tost 3 million residents. Metro counties are those containing cities of 50,000 persons and up plus their neighboring commuter counties. Beale cited additional causes for the change Such as the narrowing of the differences in rural-urban living conditions and the interstate highway system, which makes access to remote parts of the country easier. He also mentioned the environmental movement, the youth culture's anti- materialism and antisuburban attitudes and a growing sensitivity ib urban problems of crime, pollution and social alienation. But Beale said, "One doubts that we are dismantling our system of cities." Two exceptions to the new trend, Beale said, were in the Great Plains states and black areas of the rural .South. Gasoline Creeping To $ 1 Per Gallon? By United Press International Dell Knight, a Miami housewife, says the recent surge in gasoline prices las not changed her family's vacation jlans. But it has curtailed her local oargain-hunting. "For example," she said, "if there is a good sale across town, I now weigh he savings against the extra gas I'll ise, and I often find it more econom- cal in the long run to pass up the jale." In 1 Buffalo, N.Y., Joe Latona, 26, sold 'iis car and bought a bicycle. It was his vay- of getting back at the oil com- •anies for high gasoline prices. "If no me checks it, it will go as high as they .•an get away with." According to a UPI survey, the price | of gasoline surged to 65 cents per gal- on or higher in many areas of the na- ion during the weekend - and pushed ioward 70 cents. "All this talk about a 70-cent gallon, which seemed so outlandish months igo, is not that far off," said Forrett Orr, Vermont energy directory. » Some dealers predicted regular will cost $1 a gallon by the end of the year. Forreston Liojis Club Installs New Officers New officers installed by the Forreston Lions Club ,are David Paterson, second vice president; Henry Harms, treasurer; David Waack, third vice president; and Don McMorris, tail twister. Club meetings will be held on the first and third Tuesday of the month. Area Hospitals Patients Mrs. Herman Wacker, Elizabeth, is a surgical patient in Galena Hospital. Patients in Savanna City Hospital include Sandra Smith, Evelyn Roland, Ruth Everhardt and Etta Jones, all of Mount Carroll, and Katrina Vrieswyk and Randall Gieson, both of Chadwick. A Los Angeles dealer said that if the wholesale price reaches 70 cents a gallon by Thanksgiving, as he expects, he'll.charge a dollar at the pump. But Lou Maggiotto, manager of a Mobil station in Buffalo, N.Y., said motorists won't stand for it. "The American public will blow up the storage tanks first," he said. Sens. Henry Jackson, D-Wash., and Adlai Stevenson, D-I11., who said Sunday some oil companies may have deliberately manipulated gasoline prices in order to get huge windfall profits, announced joint hearings in Washington beginning Wednesday to look into recent gasoline production cuts and price increases. Federal Energy Administrator Frank Zarb will be the first witness. An oil industry economist doubted the price could go to ?1 a gallon. But, he said, "I cannot say verily, verily, the price can't go to a buck." Dollar-a-gallon gasoline, he said, would require another Arab 'oil embargo, "wild action" on prices by the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries, removal of the $5,25 per barrel ceiling on "old" domestic oil and another $1 hike in the import duty and high demand. Most dealers think the price will peak at 70 or 75 cents this year. Denzel Kennemer, who runs a Phillips station in Austin, Tex., predicted the price would jump 10 to 15 cents from the 60- cent level by September. "I doubt we'll see $1 a gallon before the end of the year, unless we get another embargo," said another Texas retailer, Joe Zylka Jr. of Dallas. "But I do expect $1 a gallon by next summer." The UPI survey showed gasoline sold this weekend at 60 to 65 cents a gallon. Regular grade gasoline was as low as 53 cents at self-service or discount stations, but as high as 68 cents at freeway or metropolitan stations. "It's the highest I've ever seen," said W. Bancroft Timmons of the Alabama Motorists Association in Birmingham. AIRMAN ELIZABETH SEMON, daughter of Mrs. Regina Semon of . Mount Morris, has been selected for technical training in the air operations field at Keesler AFB, Miss. She completed basic training at Lackland AFB, Tex. Warren Principal To Attend Seminar WARREN-Robert F. Knautz, Warren High School principal, has'been chosen by the Institute for Development of Educational Activities, Inc. to participate in a national seminar this summer. The theme for the seminar is "Educating for Responsibility." It is designed to inform the 500 participants, of some of the new and emerging problems and practices affecting secondary education. An analysis will be made of the need for a new and more vigorous emphasis on moral and citizenship education, the responsibilities youth have to school and society and the need for students to assume greater responsibility for their own learning. Sixteen educational and political leaders will make presentations, including Dr. Edwin Fenton of Harvard University, Dr. Leon Lessinger of the University of South Carolina and Sen. Julian Bond of Georgia. 4-H News Willing Workers Willing Workers 4-H Club will meet Tuesday in the home of Cheryl Olson 1932 W. Middlebury Road. Talks and demonstrations will be given by Steve Miller, Chris Brown and Cheryl Olson. 4-H Dress Revue Jo Daviess County 4-H dress revue will be at 1:3.0 p.m. Wednesday in the Jo-Carroll Area Vocational Center, Elizabeth. The public is invited to attend. — ATTENTION — FARMERS and GARDENERS The Freeport Downtown Business Association will again sponsor the Farmers Market held in the validated parking lot, starting August 2nd. • Save on Texas calculators in V 39 5 orig. 69.95 Texas Instruments SR-1 1 An easy-to-use portable slide-rule calculator that features a constant and Pi. In addition to the standard four functions, calculation capabi- A lities include square roots, squares, reciprocals, * change sign, scientific notation and more. \ 19 orig. 24.95 Texas Instruments- 12 00 The affordable calculator you can carry in your " pocket, briefcase or purse; styled to be used comfortably in your hand or at your desk. Adds, subtracts, multiplies, divides and figures percentages instantly and accurately. Automatic constant, full floating decimal, 8-digit display. 49 95 orig. 59.95 Texas lnstruments-2550 Easy to read and use, the TI-2550 fits right in the palm of your hand for convenient portabil- . ity. Full function memory system features: add to memory, subtract from memory, memory recall and clear memory. Standard four functions and per cent key. Simply press keys as the problem is written! , Stationery, all > <5Utf "A goodneighbo orig. 49.95 Texas Instruments-1500 A smartly styled unit featuring four-function ca- pabflity plus per cent key, full floating decimal, automatic constant in all four functions, and an easy-to-read Sdigit display. It's a compact portable which fits easily into pocket or purse and has a convenient non-skid base. 69 orig. 89.95 Texas Instruments SR-16 A multi-function scientific calculator- which solves simple arithmetic as well as complex, technical problems. Independent memory operation permits solving calculations such as sum-of- products withbut reentering intermediate results or rewriting the problems for sequential operation. CUtitlkfo Shop Mon. 12-9, daily 9-5, Fri. 9-9, Sat. 9-5. Galena Family Wins Northern Council Conservation Award ELIZABETH-The Greg Bussan family of rural Galena has been named tfte conservation family of the year for the council of six northwestern Illinois Soil and Water Conservation Districts. The council is composed of Jo Daviess, Carroll, Ogle, Stephenson, Lee and Whiteside counties. The Bussans are now entered in state competition with the winners announced at the annual meeting of Illinois SWCDs July 28. William Newby of Thompson Township has become a new cooperator of. the Jo Daviess district. Jerry Misek, district conservationist, said conservation plans were completed for Dunleith Park District, Dunleith Township; John Vincent, East Galena; Dave Powers, Rawlins; Dayle Nagel, Pleasant .Valley; Misek, Derinda; and Henry Raczowski, Derinda. The conservation plan of Marvin Schnitzler, Derinda, was revised. Conservation practices completed included conservation cropping system, 598 acres; contouring, 16 acres; crop residue use, 690 acres; grass waterways, 3 acres; conservation tillage, 353 acres; tile drains, 14,081 feet; parallel terraces, 3,150 feet; tree planting, 6 acres; and hedgerow planting, 300 feet. Area Briefs Rangers Saddle Club PEARL CITY-Pearl City Rangers Saddle Club will have a share-a-dish supper at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at Camp Hideaway east of Pearl City. Those attending are to bring two dishes to pass. Boys State Officers FORRESTO.N-At the Illinois Boys State, Kevin Rust served as a judge of elections and a city mayor; Howard Kaney, a city treasurer; and Doug Os- terloo, a city policeman. The Forreston youths were sponsored by the Forreston American Legion, Community Club, Lions Club and Fire Department and the German American State Bank, German Valley. — » Storm Meeting CEDARVILLE-The monthly storm warning meeting will be held at 8 p.m. Wednesday at the Cedarville Fire Department. All concerned groups in Stephenson County are invited. Freaport (III.) Journal-Standard. Monday, July 14, 1975 Page 9 Stockton 4-H'er Wins Demonstration STOCKTON-Bill Upmann of Stockton, a member of the Albion Hustlers 4- H Club, was chosen the top demonstrator in the Jo Daviess County contest. He used a live baby pig for his demonstration entitled "Things to Do After the Birth of a Baby Pig." Penny Baysinger, also of Stockton demonstrated "How to Register a Cow. These two 4-H'ers will represent the county at the Illinois State Fair on Aug. 12. Debbie Hatfield of the Top Notchers also received a blue ribbon when she showed how to prepare and milk a cow. General Projects Day »Set In Jo Daviess ELIZABETH-General Projects Day for Jo Daviess 4-H'ers will be Aug. 1 at the Community Building here. Judging will start at 10 a.m. The dog and cat shows will be held at 1 and 2 p.m., respectively. Minnesota 4-H'ers Visit This Week In Carroll County MOUNT CARROLL-Ten Aitkin County, Minnesota, 4-H'ers and their two chaperones are living with 4-H'ers in Carroll County this week. Host families' are Marlin Bicker, Wayne Ellinor, Harold Yochem, Wayne Derrer, Richard Janssen, Carl Patterson, Ron Barnes, Lloyd Heeren, Dwight Silvius, Earl Gilliland, Joseph Rath and Mrs. Maragret Libberton. The eight girls and two boys will return for home next Monday after a week of working, playing and living with local youth. Several trips to area attractions are planned for the Minnesota visitors. Last summer, six Carroll County 4-H members spent a week in AHkin County and some are having a chance to return the host experience. TODAY & EVERY DAY - Is Bargain Day in the Classified Ads! ... Shop and use them often, you'll be glad you did ... The New Magic Number Is 232-2171. Public Auction AMERICAN INDIAN JEWELRY THURSDAY, JULY 1 7 8 p.m. Pueblo Traders of Santa Fe, New Mexico, will be offering a large selection of. authentic handcrafted Indian jewelry featuring Navajo, Zuni and Santa Domingo tribes. Handcrafted from sterling silver and turquoise. at the HOLIDAY INN of FREEPORT Monarch West Room — Sword & Stone Convention Center Preview from 7 to 8 p.m. master charge, BankAmericard, personal checks with proper ID JOBBERS and DEALERS WELCOME Geneva Schroeder, Auctioneer saie Sensational savings on super summer sandals Reg. $14 - $24 6" - 15 99 Ready, set, save . . . starting today, our super selection of espadrilles, crepe soles, wedges and cushioned insole sandals are on sale. Choose red, white, bone, pastel shades, camel, navy. Charge a couple of pairs while price is low! Women's Shoes, all Weise stores "A good neighbor since 1907" Shop Freeport Mon. 12-9, daily 9-5, Fri. 9-9

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