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Mt Vernon, Illinois
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Thursday, December 12, 1963
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THURSDAY, DECEMBER 12, 1963 CIllCKKN & DUMPLING DINNER AND KAZAAR EvniiRollcnl United Itrntlircn Church 17th imd Ciispy Thtirstltiy, DPO. 12 SorvlriK <> to 8 I'M. Ailults $1.00 Children 7f!c The chimpanzee, orangutan and elephant are said to he the most intelligent of land animals. Cannda is the world's loading producer of nickel. First nickel production in that nation began in 1868. Farms of 1,000 acres account for about one-half the total farm land in the United States. WEEK-END SPECIAL Friday and Saturday, Dec. 13 and 14 // Potji;- tiAro Pilchc .l! WE HAVE MILK AVAILABLE IN PLASTIC CARTONS CHOCOLATE MILK _ «. 17< EGGS LARGE : Doz. 47* ICE CREAM _ <*. 99* GRADE A HOMO. SLENDO Vi " mi " sA&DAdded V 2 Gal. 110 N. 3rd Hours: 12 to 6 p.m. J For $|00 DAIRY STORES 1702 So. 10th Mt. Vernon, Illinois Drought May Cause Erosion In Winter DIXON SPRINGS, 111. (AP) — Agriculture advisors warned Southern Illinois farmers today the region's recent drought may lead to increased erosion of top soils this winter. The University of Illinois Dixon Springs experimental agriculture station said heavily grazed pastures, harvested fields and winter wheat crops are particularly threatened, and suggested some stopgap defenses. The Weather Bureau said Southern Illinois generally has received only two-thirds of normal precipitation for the year. Some areas had record rainlcs. periods of more than 40 days In September and October. Pastures grasses, lacking rain with which to keep growth at a pace equal to consumption by livestock, have suffered from what one official called overgrazing. After parched pastures were stripped of cover in October, the U.S Agriculture Department opened reserve grasslands to livestock in 1.1 counties. Advisers said pasture in most other counties have fared little better. George McKlbben, an agrono- most at the Dixon Springs station, said an unlikely December warm spell accompanied by gentle, steady rainfall could stimulate growth of ground cover. But with the odds against a late-season growing period, he recommended farmers postpone spreading ol fertilizer and soil conditioners which might be washed away by winter rain. Harvested corn fields, he said, can be given some protection against rain by shredding corn Aubble with rotary-blade mowers. Harrowing barren fields will reduce the culling power of running water. Little can be done, McKibben said, for recently seeded wheat which in many areas has grown less than an inch. Oberlin College, in Ohio, became the first college to admit both men and women in 1833. An oil pine line in Bolivia reaches altitudes of more than 14,000 feet in the A n d e s Mountains. SjJ^ill'isnrair 4' WESTERN GARDENS NEWS WELCOME TO WESTERN GARDENS: Mr. and Mrs. Darrel Dodillet are the proud parents of a baby boy, Dan Alan, born Monday morning in Good Samaritan Hospital. MISC. ITEMS: Leslie Menefee celebrated her 10th birthday with a party on Dec. 5. Carolyn Dude, daughter of Rev. and Mrs. LeRoy Dude, a senior student nurse at Alton Memorial Hospital began 3 months pediatrics affiliation at Chiklrens Hospital in Chicago last monday. Wesley Yeargin is a patient in Good Samaritan Hospital. Sandra Olson and Karen Prasuhn will participate in the Christmas Chorale at the High School this Sunday. Patrice Olson and Nancy Dilley along with other 7th grade Cad- otto Girl Scouts went caroling after school on Tues. to the lo cal hospitals. After caroling, the group returned to the Little House for a party. TRAVELERS: Mrs. Robert Jones visited her daughter and son-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Harold Downen in Chicago Heights over last weekend. Mr. and Mrs. Earl Jamison returned Sunday from a week's vacation and business trip to Southern California. Two of the days were spent as house guests of Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Berry at Palos Verdos, Calif. They also visited with Mr. Jamison's sis ter and husband, Mr. and Mrs. Joe Nelson of Garden Grove, Calif., and spent one day touring Disneyland and Monsanto's House of the Future. Paid Advertisement HITS FROM SPACE—The chances of seeing a meteorite land are very slim. Most turn up. Yet, every so often, one does hit. It's these meteorites that the Manned Spacecraft Center's Lunar Surface Technology personnel in Houston, Tex., are studying to learn as much as possible ahout the moon. Above, Elbert A. King is measuring such a meteorite. They dream of examining one within a week after it falls. So if you happen to be the rare individual who sees one fall and recovers it, send it along to the Houston center. Weekly Food Review B THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Pork grabs the spotlight at many of the nation's supermarkets this weekend. Heavy marketings have pushed down wholesale prices and this has sparked a rash of "specials." In the New York area, one national chain offers pork loins at a range from 29 cents a pound for rib ends to 49 cents a pound for the loin half. In Western markets, whole­ sale pork loin prices arc off as much as three cents a pound. Pork chops, bult roasts, sau sage and bacon are other features. Broiler-fryers are also widely featured this weekend, with one chain offering them at 25 to 29 cents a pound in the New York area. Other main course attractions include beef, veal and lamb. Beef prices continue to show the effect of big market movement, with chuck and round roasts among the main attractions. Steaks are also attractively priced in many markets. Fresh vegetable offerings include cabbage, carrots, celery, lettuce, onions, sweet potatoes tomatoes and potatoes. 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