Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois on August 31, 1972 · Page 16
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August 31, 1972

Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois · Page 16

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B-2 Alton Evening Telegraph Thursday, August 31, 1972 Quality vegetables can now be grown in Saudi Arabia By AI/V MAHMOlin BEIRUT, Lebanon (AP) The days of scratching a living from small sandy plots of land near an oasis in eastern Saudi Arabia arc over for Alia Matouk and 102 farmers in the area. A government 'project has reclaimed 10,000 .acres of land, enabling Maatotik and others to grow a variety of quality vegetables netor before available Im-ally in the markets of Damniam or Al Khobar. Leafy green spinach, stalks of celery, red cabbage, parsley and squash are just a few of I he 31 kinds of vegetables the farmers p r o d 11 <• e in commercial quantities. When the project wns getting started 10 years ago Maatotik worked three acres planted with alfalfa. Now lie and his two sons earn a comfortable living from 20 acres that produce two or three crops of vegetables d year. Mnatouk has acquired a seeder, power sprayer, cultivating machine and a horse-drawn plow and is now thinking of producing honey for market from the 17 beehives he acquired to THE . . . TABLE COLLECTION ^^V%%V%%%%%%% I I\<MH^: ABOUT OIJB I'O^VEIVIRIVT 4 l»:iMT HEXAGON COMMODE 27" corner to comer COCKTAIL TABLE 20"x60" $ SQUARE COMMODE FREE STORESIDE PARKING And CMERR/ GQLTZ FURNITURE CO. DIAL 465-5541 417 E. BROADWAY Alton, 111. (Just West of Bridge) This Week's Bankroll is '400 ° NOW! WIN FREE CASH — AT THE — WILD GOOSE To win! Just stop tn, pick up your Bankroll card—Have your friendly checkers punch it. No purchase necessary. Card must be punched weekly. Last Week's Winner » CAKl) HAD BEEN PUNCHKU THKY COULD HAVE WON $350.00 CHARLES I K1TZ 313 I£. Mend—Hunker Hill, 111. 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