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High Point Enterprise (Newspaper) - August 17, 1976, High Point, North Carolina Ketone in fish caught tobacco hundreds of Miles away declining High Point Enterprise tuesday August 17, 1976 5a . Native directs flu shots Washington a traces of the Roach Poison ketone the cause of liver and brain damage in Virginia chemical workers have turned up in nonhazardous Levels in fish caught hundreds of Miles from the Plant where it was made a Federal Agency says. The pesticide residue was found in migratory fish caught by commercial fishermen in Chesapeake Bay and the Atlantic Ocean off the coasts of Delaware new Jersey and new York. The food and drug administration said not All of its first samples of fish taken from the Chesapeake and Atlantic Ocean showed traces of ketone but not at Levels considered hazardous. The initial results Are preliminary however and it will be at least to weeks before Federal scientists can determine How seriously ketone pollution has spread up and Down the East coast the Foa said. The Agency said seven samples of fish from Chesapeake Bay a four of croaker and three of bluefish a showed ketone residues ranging up to 06 parts per million ppm. That is just Short of the .1 ppm level that would trigger the Fra into action to keep the fish off the Market no residues of mire a fire ant Poison that is chemically related to ketone were found in the Bay fish samples the Fra said the Fra added that four redfish one drum and one flounder caught off the Texas Gulf coast had no detectable ketone residue. Mire testing on those fish has not farm land Price Rise predicted Asheville farm land prices will increase sharply in the South As it becomes the food production Center of the United states and the world according to an authority on agriculture. Henry w Garren. Dean of the University of Georgia agriculture school added monday that the population of the world is rapidly increasing and malnutrition already affects 500 people worldwide. Addressing the annual fou state conference of the Federal land Bank associations and production credit associations Garren added that the situation will get worse the conference wound up today with a closing address by or Royal l. Garff of Salt Lake City the conference began sunday with More than 800 persons attending from North Carolina South Carolina Georgia and Florida. The associations Are Farmer owned finance companies for Long term and Short term farm ranch commercial fishing and Rural Home Loans Garren said the farm Belt May be entering a Long drought and scientists believe the Northern temperate zones Are Cooling and face a Shorter growing season he said it is estimated that by the year 2000, 60 per cent of the nation s people will be concentrated on 7 per cent of the land a California j Florida and the Triangle formed by Chicago Boston and Washington d That will put the South in a crucial feed and fiber production situation Garren said been completed. The report was the first from the of Day a sampling of fish from the Chesapeake Bay the Atlantic Ocean and the Gulf of Mexico in the Elizabeth Ray is roped out by Ford aide Kansas City to. Apr Elizabeth Ray was just tracking her Man like any Good reporter but she got too close to president Ford to suit one of his aides. Miss Ray of Washington s sex payroll scandal Fame is covering the Republican National convention for genesis Magazine a publication geared primarily for men. Monday night she followed Ford As he climbed a stairway to the Mezzanine of the Radisson Muehlebach hotel to attend a cocktail party Given by Republican rep John Rhodes of Arizona. The president apparently was unaware that miss Ray wearing a a Blue tee shirt was close on his heels. But a Ford aide spotted her and insisted that she retire behind a rope Barrier that restrained cheering onlookers. It was miss rays statement that rep. Wayne Hays a Ohio put her on the congressional payroll primarily to serve As a personal companion that triggered a series of payroll sex allegations. Hays who announced this week that he would not seek re election acknowledged a relationship with miss Ray but denied doing anything improper Wake of the ketone disaster at Hopewell a. Dozens of employees of the now defunct life sciences products co. Of Hopewell were found last year to have seriously High Levels of ketone in their blood and were suffering from tremors Chest and Side pains. Family members of workers also were found to have ketone contamination and in at least one Case a son born to a contaminated worker was born with a liver malfunction. Doctors said it might have been caused by ketone passed from Mother to child. The pesticide also was discharged into the James River which empties into the Chesapeake. The state of Virginia has banned commercial fishing on the River. Life sciences produced ketone for the Allied chemical corp., which has been sued for More than $100 million by former life sciences workers. On monday life sciences pleaded innocent in a Richmond va., court to conspiring to violate Federal pollution Laws in connection with the James River contamination. The Fra said it had extended the testing to mire which has been used extensively throughout the South against fire ants because it May contain As much Asio per cent ketone As an impurity under certain conditions. Mire can be naturally converted into ketone. Sampling Over the next to weeks May include crabs oysters clams spot sea Trout Catfish flounder striped Bass and White Perch the Fra said �1 Calhoun Lff drug store inc. It Quot j 1 a4jirnrpgmi b 200 Westwood. Phone m3-19 x free delivery open Mon. Thru sat. 8 30-6 30 Quot not just another drugstore Bob Harrington the chaplain of Bourbon St. Will be preaching at Finch Field baseball Park High Point Thomasville Road on old Highway 29 Utt beyond interstate 85 leaving Thomasville on the left Side of the Highway sunday August 22 to am 2 pm 7 pm there Ere grandstand seats tar about i Soo a 2a00. A a courage Yeti to bring a Lawn chair and you can sit anywhere in Hie Par you by a. This is a once in a Itta time Opportunity in hear this great Mea of sad. Don t miss it it will be god and country Day for Calvary Temple Baptist Church listen rut h sunday at 7 30 a m and 4 30 p m on ethic 790 on the dial for More details Tom Gilmore your representative for the state House As a native North carolinian Tom Gilmore has maintained a sincere and lifelong interest in the affairs of his Community and his Stote a Man dedicated to the improved Quality of our lives. He s today s Man to represent you. Quot i am very concerned As i am sure All of the people of Guilford Are about the problem we will be facing in the future. Answers can Only be found through the initiative of the general Assembly to solve the Complex problems of insurance taxes environment efficiency in government and the problems concerning our Public the future holds much for All of us and he can help direct it toward a better tomorrow. Tom Gilmore a Man worthy of your vote. Raid Tor by committee Tor Tom Gilmore Tor state House Isis Raleigh a tobacco officials May have to reassess the Price supports for lower stalk flue cured tobacco because of a declining demand says a North Carolina tobacco specialist. John h. Cyrus chief of the Field crops Section of the state department of agriculture said in an interview monday demand for lower stalk leaves has reached the Point that it might jeopardize the Federal Price support program. A any Price support taken off the Bottom stalk leaves would have to be added on up stalk tobacco in order to comply with the Price support Law Quot Cyrus said. Stocks of the flue cured tobacco cooperative stabilization corp. Are continuing to increase despite the fact that the amount of tobacco placed under government loan this season has shown a significant decline. Fred Bond general manager of stabilization said 104 million pounds or 27 v2 per cent of the 1976 tobacco crop has been placed with the stabilization under the loan program. In comparison 37 per cent had been placed under loan at the same time last season. The better grades of tobacco come from the Middle and upper stalk. Washington a a Charleston ., native. Or. W. Delano Meriwether has been charged with directing what has been termed the greatest mass immunization program Ever attempted. The 33-year-old Meriwether is in charge of vaccinating 213 million americans against Swine flu in the next six months and if the past is any indication it will be successful. His list of successful endeavours began in the Early 1960s, when after graduation from a Charleston High school he won an academic scholarship to Michigan state University. After undergraduate school he decided on a medical career and became the first Black to enter Duke University s medical school graduating with honors in 1967. In 1970 he decided to compete in track and in january 1971 he beat record holders Ivory Crockett and Mel Pender with a record setting 6.0 in the 60-Yard dash All without formal track training. In april of that year or. Meriwether won the National aau 100-Yard dash championship with a 9 0 time. A year later he won the aau indoor Crown in the 60-Yard dash. However a leg injury in 1972 Cut his track career Short. Quot in be mostly placed third. Fourth and fifth in recent years Quot he says. He planned to make a comeback in the 1976 olympics but sustained another leg injury after making it to the Semi finals at the american trials in Eugene Ore. Earlier this year. He had planned to compete in the 200-Yard dash. He is the special assistant to the assistant Secretary of health with the . Department of health education and welfare. Re elect Charlie Webb Democrat . House off representatives experience counts in Raleigh remember when Charlie Webb said a one Good term deserves another Well that second term paid off for Guilford county. Besides gaining valuable experience Charlie Webb has become part of the new leadership emerging in the . House. Help give Guilford go. And the Piedmont the leadership you deserve in the next general Assembly. A a Bluet Chari Wibb a Democrat for . Noukeo Guilford di9irvis liar ship in Baluch hot i i. Or cutin a in f. Wuu pm Gettin Isa g beyond die Windy qty Breeze with Eastern. If Chicago is your kind of town Eastern is your kind of airline. We be got daily service from Greensboro High Point Winston Salem to the Windy City. And starting september 8th, Well have six conveniently scheduled departures every business Day including nonstop service at 10 51 am and 4 00 pm. And when you re planning to go beyond the Chicago area Eastern makes it easy. Our terminal is conveniently located right near the terminals of the major airlines serving cities in the Midwest and the West. Like Milwaukee Denver san Francisco Salt Lake City Las vegas Kansas City and san Diego. Of course Eastern will make All your travel arrangements to Points West and Well make sure your Luggage is transferred through to your final destination. For More information and reservations Call your travel agent or Eastern at 299-3221 in Greensboro 885-5141 in High Point 725-2344 in Winston Salem. And next time your travel plans include Chicago or Points beyond Chicago in the Midwest or West Dunk of Eastern. We be got the right time and the right place for wings of Man the wings to mar is i registered service Xvi Eric of Eastern air lines inc

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