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t A '-i- i vvKNTY-EKiHT ALTON EVENING TELEGRAPH WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 25, 1963 SW Farm Column Warns About Corn-Pickers By ALBERT MEYER With the corn picking season not many weeks away, J. J. Paterson. Southern Illinois University farm safety specialist, sounds advance warning that carelessness in Using mechanical pickers only adds to the annual harvest of hands, arms, legs and lives. Corn pickers are among the most dangerous of farm machines, Paterson says, but most of the dangers come from improper operation and failure to follow recommended safety practices. If farmers will stay alert to possible dangers they stand a good chance of escaping being killed or maimed during the corn harvest. Paterson suggests these f » w simple rules to cut down the toll: 1. Never reach into the corn picker while it is running to remove stalks lodged in the snapping or husking rollers. Always stop the picker and disengage the power take-off before leaving the tractor seat to clean or adjust the picker. The same general rule will apply to self-propelled pick- er-shellers. 2. Keep all ( remain alert to danger and never take safety for granted. Moving corn harvesting machines along roads also is dangerous, especially if at night. Farmers should avoid night use of roads if possible. Red flags on a standard the guards and shields in place on moving parts, especially on the power take - off shaft. 3. Put the picker in good running condition before taking it to the field. Cleaning, lubricating and properly adjusting the machine will mean less clogging trouble in the field and a saier picking job. 4. Operate the machine according ,to the manufacturer's recommendations. The farm equipment manufacturers build corn harvesting machines with safety and efficiency in mind, but farmers often get in a hurry and grow careless. Nearly two - thirds of the corn harvesting accidents occur with the corn picker, 5. Keep children away from corn harvesting machines. Real safety results depend on each individual farmer. He must above the machines will help in daytime. Put reflectors or reflective tape on outside corners of the machine for night moving, or use a standard safely light showing amber in front and red in the rear for placement on the left edge of the machine. Booklet Tells Why Don't Expect Too Many Letters From Freshman CARBONDALE, 111 (Special)— College freshmen are busy people — don't expect a letter every night, says a new booklet, "The University Student in Your Family," mailed to the parents of more than 3,000 entering freshmen at Southern Illinois University. The publication opens with a foreword by I. Clark Davis, director of student affairs, which contains the sobering statistic that only one in three of the beginning students will be graduated four years hence. "The ones who succeed," Davis says, "will, in most cases, do so because of a sound background, the willingness to make personal sacri- AT LAST...A HEW ANTI-PERSPIRANT DEODORANT THAT KEEPS YOU REALLY DRY! chaperone ANTI-PERSPIRANT Mew CHAPERONE ANTI-PERSPIRANT fives you total protection against perspiration problems, even if you perspire heavily...keeps underarms completely dry and fresh. CHAPERONE'S special bactericide eliminates odor- causing bacteria. CHAPERONE stops perspiration so effectively, many use it only once or twice a week. Yet CHAPERONE Is gentle to normal skin when used as directed and does not barm clothes.. FOR MEN. TOO! 3-months supply, priceless at $2.95 THRIFTY DRUG STORES [ices, and the support and encouragement of parents." The booklet discusses adjustment to university life, problems of registration and orientation, a budget for living expenses, health and counseling services, and has tliis sage advice for parents on homesickness: "We have found on many occasions that homesick problems are in the parents and not the students. During the first month or so of school our students are kept so busy that they rarely have time to think about being homesick. So try to avoid too many calls, frequent visits or insistence on weekends at home." Dean Davis ends with these re| assuring words for worried parents: "The young women and men who attend Southern Illinois University represent a cross section of American society. The overwhelming majority of our students gain in maturity each year and show an increased respect for morality and law. The few young people whose actions are- publicized as anti-intellectual are not typical of the hardworking and conscientious college student. Medora Couple Honored on Anniversary Carrollton Educators Attend Conclave CRROLLTON - Six school administrators from this area attended a leadership conference Saturday at Lewis and Clark Restaurant for section chairmen of the Marquette Division of the Illinois Education Assn. Attending from here were: Guy O. Petty, principal of Carrollton Community High School, president elect of Marquette Division; Mrs. John Griswold, head of the Department of Home Economics at Carrollton High School and member of the state governing committee. Also attending were Mrs. Gussie Frazier, assistant superintendent of Greene County Schools who is president of the Greene County Education Assn.; and Mrs. Lloyd Smith, Roodhouse; Arthur Eicken and Larry Metier, both of Carrollton. Stewart Williams, Illinois Education Association field associate from the Springfield of fice of public instruction was chief consultant at the conference for presidents and chairmen o: sections of the Marquette Divi sion. The conference began Sat urday at 9 a.m. anud closed at 1 p.m. following a luncheon. I Joseph J. Healy, superintendent iof the Division of Narcotic Control, reported today. In addition, eight convictions were obtained for violations of the Uniform Narcotic Drug Act or the |Uniform Drug, Device and Cos- SPRINGFTELD, III. (Specif 11lrtk ' Act 0 . . ... , ' Thr 21 arrests were on charges - State narcotics inspectors ar-:. is fo , lows . Sale of neroi n, l; sale rested 21 persons and look part in'of marihuana. 3; possession of 38 investigations during August, i marihuana, 5; possession of her- 21 Arrested in Narcotics Cases During August oin, 1; possession of dangerous drugs, 9; fraud and deceit, 1; and dispensing of dangerous drugs, 1. Seventeen of the 38 investigations involved alleged narcotic violations by physicians, pharmacists and wholesalers. New registrants accounted for another 14 investigations, while probes into 16 narcotic and seven dangerous drugs cases were initiated. Algeria lias raised taxes. South Roxana Cubs Induct 5 Members Cub Scouts of Pack 24 inducted five new members into the Pack Monday evening at the school. They were: Roy Roach, Kevin Zumwalt, Walter Middleton, Gary Knipping arid Richard Hubbard. E. Pore-/., cuhmaster, conducted the meeting. Perez gave summer activity badges to 18 boys. Masters Men Meet The Masters Men of the FreP- will Baptist Church met Monday evening at the church and dis cussed the topic "Can Your Church Afford to Build." The pro gram dealt with the new building programs or the United Bond program for Freewill Baptist Churches \Vhich arranges support for new buildings, additions Or improvements. Those taking part were the Rev. Bob Jones, program chairman, Lauren Gray, Rodney Harmls. Ivan Humphries and Clarence Buster. MOSCOW—Diplomats in Russia say the Reds will push for a recognition of East Germany^ MEDORA Mr. and Mrs. Bill Ruyle entertained with a dinner in their home Monday evening honoring his parents, Mr. and Mrs. T. B. Ruyle Sr., on their 30th weilding anniversary. Those attending were: Mrs. J. L. Tober, Mr. and Mrs. Clifford Ruyle, Mr. and Mrs. T. B. Ruylf Jr. and family, Mr. and Mrs. Robert Huyle and family, West Junior PTA Officers Introduced New officers of the West Junior High School PTA were introduced Tuesday night at the first meeting of the year. Introduced j by president Tom Hutchinson were Charles Godfrey, vice president; George Ryrie, treasurer; and Mrs. Donald Summers, secretary. Following the business meeting the parents met new teachers in the various classrooms and reconvened later in the cafeteria for refreshments. The next meeting will be Nov. 25. 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