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High Point Enterprise, The (Newspaper) - September 25, 1974, High Point, North Carolina 4b High Point Enterprise wednesday september 251974 r Andy sends a Complete 20 volume set the Merit students encyclopedia to Jerry Weikle age 10 of new port news Virginia for his question How do seedless oranges reproduce Oak Trees grow from atoms and Beans produce bean plants in nature seeds Are expected to produce plants like their parents this is How nature worked for billions of years to clothe our world with greenery Flowers and fruits then came Mankind the patient Gardener he worked in partnership with nature together they produced and reproduced an endless variety of improved plants seedless oranges Are Possi ble because gardeners found ways to improve natures wild oranges the original varieties bore sour Little fruit called bitter oranges however those sturdy wild Trees could survive a lot of hardship in the wilds gardeners selected the Best types pampered then and Cross pollinated them to produce better fruit but their pampered Trees were less sturdy and sometimes the seeds were useless however they discovered a faster surer Way to reproduce their biggest sweetest oranges the miraculous method is called grafting and grafting does not depend upon seeds to produce seedless oranges it depends upon an amazing layer of Plant cells called the cambium no doubt you have wondered How a tree adds new rings of Wood around its trunk they Are created by the cambium a thin layer of growth cells that lies just below the bark and it so happens that the cambium layer around one tree can unite with the cambium around a Twig or trunk of another tree this is the secret of grafting a grafted tree is actually two none it grows together from a Rootstock and a scion As a Rule the Rootstock of a seedless Orange tree came from a bitter Orange tree similar to its sturdy wild ancestors the scion is a Twig taken from the boughs of a pampered seedless Orange tree to make the graft the Stem of a Young Rootstock tree is Cut Down the bark is tenderly sliced and peeled Back to expose the layer of cambium the scion Twig is sliced so that cambium cells Are exposed at the Cut sur face then the Twig is placed so that its cambium is in close Contact with the cambium of the Rootstock the grafted surgery is sealed in place and the two layers of cambium grow together As one in time the grafted Twig becomes the trunk and boughs of an Orange tree because it grows from a Twig taken from a seedless Orange tree it too will produce seedless oranges meantime the Rootstock grows the Strong sturdy Root system that feeds and supports the seedless tree maybe the Rootstock grew from the seed of a bitter Orange but no seed was needed to grow the top of the grafted tree which produces the seedless oranges As a Rule the seeds of our pampered Orchard Trees produce stringy Little fruits like their wild ancestors for this reason most of them Are grafted Trees their Root stocks come from sturdy Trees that Bear poor fruit their trunks and boughs grow from grafted scions taken from Trees that Bear big Juicy fruit and Al this is possible because patient Gar Denert work in partnership to improve natures plants Andy sends a seven volume set of the chronicles of Nik to Radha Prath Ikawati age 10 of Montgomery Alabama for her question is there any evidence of a 10th planet some time ago there was a news report about a Possi ble tenth planet we waited and waited expecting to hear that another planet had been discovered Way out there beyond Little Pluto but the strange planet was never spotted and we heard no More about it actually we should have been told that the whole thing was a mis take this is what really happened certain astronomers suspected that they had some evidence of a tenth planet they were careful to say that they were not sure childrens Homes get record budget Page Dawn Mariece Mabe daughter of or and mrs Maurice r Mabe of 225 Paramount St in High Point has been selected to serve As a Page in the of fice of gov Jim Holshouser in Raleigh the week of sept 30oct 4 a Sophomore at Ragsdale High school miss Mabe was a member of the Jamestown Junior High Beta club the school chorus and worked in the principals office before entering Ragsdale Thomasville trustees of the Baptist childrens Homes of North Carolina approved the largest budget in the Agency history tues Day at their semiannual meeting held at the Mills Home Campus Here the budget totals a 19 per cent in crease in operating expenses caused by inflationary costs of living and expansion of services according to or w r Wagoner Agency president the Agency operates group care and of Campus Homes for dependent and neglected children in seven locations across the state the trustees also set oct 27 at 3 pm for dedicatory services for two cottages a recreation building and an administration building on the Broyhill Home Campus near Waynesville Clyde the facilities include Wall cottage named in Honor of or and mrs Carroll c Wall or of Lexington Haywood cottage Given and iwed for the Haywood Baptist Assn the Broyhill recreation building named for the be Broyhill family of Lenoir which made Lead gifts in developing the Western North Carolina Campus and the Wagoner administration building honouring president and mrs Wagoner of Thomasville who have served the Baptist childrens Homes for the past 16 years gets degree Helen Jodie Galer of 1223 Mon lieu ave was one of 260 persons graduating from California state College at Sonoma during the schools August commencement exercises help save More storeu4ours pm sunday 1 pm6 pm us Choice beef Chuck Blade roast i fresh Frozen us government inspected ground beef with protein ii textured vegetable protein versatile saves you Montr Inin it Muiir grog a Del i fleets Niji Duck to Ion Envoi to s Valu Pak Honein beef with hydrated vegetable protein m 3lb pkg tinder Leanus Choice beef 118 chefs Pride mild Pimento cheese Olive Pimento cheese Pickle Pimento cheese spreads 8oz cup Chicken salad 702 cup Chuck Arm roast Chuck Blade Steak Chuck 7bone Steak Chuck Arm Steak tender lean beef Short ribs la la la la la 78 Oscar Mayer Little link 3 la Box breakfast sausage Douglas Brand whole cooked chickens skinless de veined sliced beef liver la can la fresh Frozen Fryer gizzards s198 or Boston fish Sticks or Boston breaded fillet of flounder 2lb pkg 1lb pkg Gorton fish cakes singletons peeled de veined shrimp Ivi la pkg 98 89 the one to pick to be sure Chicken us Grade a Fryer breast or leg quarters la 58 12 of pkg 1 celebrity Brand sliced cooked picnic 120z pkg 1 fresh produce savings All purpose White potatoes Golden yams yellow onions 20 la vent vue bag Al purpose White potatoes la California red Tokay grapes Large firm Golden Ripe bananas 3lb bag 10lb see through bag

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