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onstration members. These women
ALTAMONT ENTERPRISE TABLE T M K have been selected to present the
consumer's point of view. They
w i l l question t h e difference's
and ALBANY COUNTY POST mffittis WHY STRETCH F I B E R S 7 among the three types of stretch
Why does fabric stretch ? More and their practical applications.
PUBLISHING NEWS OF MORE THAN FIFTY COMMUNITIES IN ready-rtiade garments and bolts of Remember to watch the Co-
ALBANY COUNTY, A N D PARTS OF SCHENECTADY, fabric are appearing on the mar- operative Extension program - -
SCHOHARIE AND GREENE COUNTIES ket. Which is the best stretch? TABLE TALK — on Channel 13
These and other questions will be at 7:30 a. m. on Jan. 12 and learn
discussed on TABLE TALK on what makes fibers and fabrics
PUBLISHED EVERY FRIDAY AT ALTAMONT, N E W YORK 12009
Channel 13 at 7:30 a. m. Jan. 12. stretch.
PAID CIRCULATION OVER 3,600
Miss Edythe L. Mills, Extension
home economist, will be guest. "The American people are con-
HOWARD F. OGSBURY — MARVIN C. VROMAN — JAMES PINO Currently, she teaches the com- vinced that the Right to Work is
plete textile program for three right. They know that the Right
Owners, Editors and Publishers to Work is a worker's right, a
counties: Albany, Columbia and
Greene. state right, and an individual
SUBSCRIPTION RATES—1 year, $3.00, in advance. 6 months, $1.75. right. And, as a matter of fact,
Appearing with Miss Mills will many feel that no civil right is
3 months, $1.00. Single copies, 10c. Advertising rates on application. be Mrs. Matthew Tomiko from Al-
bany, Mrs. David Smith from more important than the civil
National Advertising Representative, Weekly Newspaper Representa- right of free choice." — Bethel
Columbia and Mrs. Edwin Fox
tives - 404 Fifth Ave., New Y o r k ; 333 N. Michigan Aye., Chicago; from Greene. All are home dem- (Ohio) Journal.
1730 Guardian Building, Detroit.
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Entered as second class matter at the Post Office at Altamont, N. Y.,
Under the A c t of March 3, 1879 DIAPER
ALTAMONT, N. Y., FRIDAY, JANUARY 7, 1 <( (
THE NEXT LOGICAL STEP
( R E P R I N T E D FROM T H E W A L L S T R E E T J O U R N A L )
PICKUP AND DELIVERY
Suggestions are already sprouting in Congress for "improvements"
in the new Medicare program, even though the hospital benefits and
doctor-bill insurance don't take effect until next July. Mostly, you
can be sure, the proposals would simply mean more Government ser- Now Available to your door in this community
vice at greater public expense.
No quarrels w i t h the idea that society should care for its needy,
and surrounding areas.
elderly or not. That's far different, however, f r o m providing care f o r
all elderly citizens, whether they need it or want it or not. Once this
"free"-care-for-all Concept was established, the politicians' next moves » V FOR I N F O R M A T I O N C A L L C O L L E C T —
may have been predictable.
Recently, for example, New Jersey's Democratic Senator, H a r r i -
Stork Baby Wash
son A. Williams, advanced what he considers " t h e next logical step" PROPOSED COUNTY A L I G N M E N T — The map above shows proposed new alignment of election districts in Albany county
after Medicare. He calls it "Preventicare." T h e idea, he told the for the purpose of electing a county governing body which will conform to the one-man, one-vote rule l a i d down by the U. S.
Senate, is to provide a voluntary program under which persons over Supreme Court. The biggest change in the proposed set-up is in the towns of the county. (Courtesy o f Times-Union)
65 would be warned of coming chronic diseases in time to ease or avert
them. Eventually, the Senator said, he visualizes a a nationwide net-
work of health screening centers. 14 DELAWARE AVENUE ALBANY, N. Y. .;
"Your a g e ? " asked the female
It's certain that "Preventicare" won't be the end of it. Already
there are proposals for broadening health care f o r elderly Americans.
MARKET REPORT lawyer. "Just about the same as P H O N E HO 5-2431
yoursi" replied the female wit-
And i f it's perfectly proper f o r the Government to look after the health No food shortages are expected ness. — Dave Madden in Parade.' % tffffffffttffff* i
needs of all its older citizens, rich or poor, sooner or later someone in 1966. The outlook is a good
w i l l insist it's discriminatory to draw the age line at 65. "one for both producers and con-
Moreover, if Americans can be totally relieved of the burden of sumers, says Mrs. Eleanor Wages,
looking after their own health, what's to stop the Government from Extension home economist in Al-
" taking over citizens' other responsibilities? Washington could pro- bany county.
vide hdmes for a l l , jobs for people who want to work and incomes
even for those who don't. There are, in factj, wbuld-be opinion-mak- ; Though general retail prices of
ers who urge some such all-pervasive "Lifeacare." food will probably rise, the in-
To many of us the prospect may seem absurd. _ But once you ac- crease is not expected to equal
the rise of 1965. Any major rise
cept the premise t h a t citizens must t u r n over t h e i r health problems in food prices is expected to be
to .Government, whether they want to or not, " L i f e a c a r e " is only a greatest during the first half of
few "logical" steps away. the year.
For example, the pork supply
will possibly get worse before it
gets better, says Mrs. Wages.
But, higher hog prices are ex-
^ 3 YOUR HIILTH TODAY pected to stimulate production
and by fall an increase in pork
is expected, with lower prices a
BY ARTHUR A. FISCHL, M.D., F.A.CA .
Mqpj,CAL.1pt.RE&TOR /'OROUP HEALTH INSURANCE
With lamb, no real increase in
CORNER MAIN ST. and ALTAMONT BLVD.
supplies will occur and higher
lamb prices are the prospect
throughout 1966. WE FEATURE
Don't Take Chances Poultry consumption — both
chicken and turkey — will prob-
a b l y continue upward with prices
CHOICE GRADE WESTERN STEER BEEF
on Stomach Pains s
ttavbrable and large supplies avail-
Egg prices during the first part
Self Service For Your Convenience!. . .
" Be very suspicious 6t a sud- ever, although today the pa- of the year should be consider-
den abdominal pain in a pre- tient with a complicated or t 1
viously well person. If the pain
is accompanied by nausea and
ruptured appendix has a bet-
ter chance of survival because
ably above last year's low prices
because of decreased supply. By
fall arid winter of 1966 the supply
a pleasure to tut your order as requested
temperature, call your physi- of the wonder drugs. In the of eggs is expected to increase
cian, Give no laxative. It may 1920's and 1930's peritonitis teomewhat.
be appendicitis. following a ruptured appendix
j As for milk and dairy products,
^ STEAK SALE ^ MAXIM INSTANT (4 Oz. Jar)
Improper treatment of ba- was almost always fatal. CHOICE IB
bies who haye appendicitis is TRie appendix persists as a A T C H U R C H D E D I C A T I O N — Preceding d e d i c a t i o n o f t h e ne< « slight rise in production is—in-
all top common. The mother,
assuming that her irritable; ill
baby suffers from colic, gives
the_ child a laxative or enema.
potential source of trouble but
it has no function in the hu-
man body. It is probably a
vestigial o r g a n w h i c h some-
Clarksville Community church Dec. 19, Rev. James A. NeevelJ' dicated for 1966, but little change
pastor (at l e f t ) , is shown in conversation w i t h his wife and George':' •m retail prices is expected.
A. Teeling, chairman of the building committee.
(Photo by Edward C. Brandow)
; While government programs
have been initiated to help pre-
'; vent increases in the retail price
CAMPBELL'S (4 - 10 Oz. Cans) f %
This"_ is _ dangerous, for if ap- time, perhaps thousands of of white bread, a shortage of CHOICE
pendicitis exists the laxative years ago in the evolutionary wheat of high protein content
or enema increases the ten-
dency to rupture.
' Young children and adults
often complain of pain first in
cycle, may have served some
useful purpose. I t is a worm-
s h a p e d a t t a c h m e n t to the
junction of the small and large
Dead End Road In Praise of Thrift needed for bakery flour and in-
creased costs of labor and ma-
chinery may push bread prices up
Tomato Soup 43c " £
the central part of the abdo- bowel. One end lies free in the Charles Edison's years of public A governmental unit that not again. H O R M E L ' S ( W i t h Beans) (Lb. Can)
abdominal cavity. service included such high posi- only stayed within its budget Mi • There is no shortage of pota- CUBED
men. Later the pain is local- tions as Governor of New Jersey spent only one-sixth of the m toes or vegetable foreseen for
Normally there is drainage -' $
ized in the right lower abdom-
inal section. In general the
symptoms may be rather mild
and disarming, although there
is often some nausea and tem-,
into and out of the appendix.
If an inflammatory process de-
velops in the free end, the in-
fection and obstruction may
and Secretary of the Navy.
tion: "What has happened to Am- (D.-La.).
erica?" His answer: "The empty
allotted it, has been singled ojit 1966.
"A situation has come to
Given good weather con-
Recently he w a s asked this ques- for praise by Sen. Allen Ellende? ditions, not increase greatlyprices
winter over last year. Dry beans
thisVeal Steaks Chili Con Carrie 31c
are the only one of the staple F I R S T PRIZE SHURFINE
perature. Surgery at any stage' grow and lead to symptoms of philosophy of Socialism is replac- which is highly commendable1* vegetables in light supply. Canned
prior to rupture is almost 100 a p p e n d i c i t i s . Fecal matter ing the rich and free traditions of said the legislator. "In MarchV/of vegetable supplies are about the
PEACHES, Sliced or Halves
per cent successful.
But when the inflammation
persists for 24 hours or more,
the thin wall of the appendix
sometimes blocks up the canal
of the appendix; foreign bodies
sometimes lodge in the open
end and cause obstruction ac- .
America. . . . T h e strength of the last year a Temporary Alaska- same as a year ago; frozen vege-
American people has been sapped Claims Commission was created , $ tables, larger.
. . . we have become a country settle differences between the fef* Fresh
where self-reliance, pride, hard eral government and the state # ;from the fruits crop good apples, in supply
Five 16 Oz. Cans 1.00
may rupture and the enclosed c o m p a m e d by inflammation work and thrift a r e being replaced Alaska involving disputed proper^ pears, grapes, and are 1965
OSCAR MAYER (4 Ofc Pk0;) R E G U L A R SIZE (2 Rolls)
pus may exude over all of the and necrosis, or the death of by ideas of dependency on gov- "The commission was given
tissue. Consumers will find price in-
structures in the a b d o m i n a l
cavity, spreading the infection.
This is the very dangerous
complication known as perito-
One of the reasons why ap-
pendicitis is so dangerous is
because its symptoms are so
varied. A c l a s s i c a l textbook
ernment, pleasure before duty, 000 to carry out its work. (Dp creases for canned fruit most
higher pay for less work and the May 5th of this year, the chififi noticeable in peaches, pears, fruit
right to government handouts." man of the commission announced' cocktail, and cherries. The total
Those are hard and pessimistic t h a t its duty had been fulfilled/ supply of frozen fruits should be CORN K I N G
Scot Towels 35c
DEL M O N T E
nitis. words. But they are justified. with an-expenditure of only $>,« about t h e same as last year,
case is readily diagnosed. But The loss of individual liberty has 354.02." ' *-'•''• thought t h e 1965 packs of straw-
Early diagnosis and surgery too often the appendix is not been a step by step affair — a PINEAPPLE-GRAPEFRUIT
JUICE! Three 46 Oz. Cans 79c
practically a s s u r e c o m p l e t e berries and cherries were smaller
in the usual anatomic location, gradual erosion. So, it h a s hap- than in 1964.
cure of acute appendicitis, but the symptoms become confus-
neglected or delayed diagnosis pened almost unnoticer by multi- to local initiative and generosity}, Pecan supplies are above aver-
ing, and diagnosis is exceed- tudes. But its sour fruits a r e to the kind of self-reliance that' age; almonds, filberts, and wal-
and surgery are hazardous. ingly difficult. In my opinion, found in the way these multitudes created the nation. nuts, less plentiful. PURINA (5 Lb. Bag)
Each year 2,000 Americans 24 to 48 hours after the initial almost automatically turn to a
die of appendicitis, despite the symptoms have occurred, • the That
super state in the search for solu- "ding, is the record.questionoVer- The
unanswered is," <^lhimj^7uUin/
wonder drugs and the effec-
tiveness of surgery. Untreated
or neglected appendicitis has
as high a mortality rate as
diagnosis of appendicitis is one
of the most critical and diffi-
cult a physician is required to
tions to almost every human prob- Wiil we take another course be- I t takes a six-inch layer of moist
lem. Lost, forgotten and tramp- fore it is too late?" The road we srlow or a 30-inch layer of dry
ed under are the responsibilities a r e traveling is easy — but it has snow to equal the water in a one-
that used to belong to the family, a dead end. inch rainfall, according to World
Book Encyclopedia. SKIPPY
Chow 69c (12 Oz. Jar)
MAINE POTATOES. 10 Lb. Bag 45c Peanut Butter 39c
C O L O N N A (Meatless or W i t h Mushrooms)
FLORIDA P I N K
(Three 15|/2 Oz. Jars)
GRAPEFRUIT, Seedless . 6 For 59c
LD. IvG Spaghetti Sauce 1.00
3 Cello Bags 29c BUYaftitE CREAMERY (Lb.)
NABISCO P R E M I U M
(Lb. Box) j
13. E.: QRlN'Kfeg CUT OR s e r s 29c (Pkgl
tefe-E-'C^iill, right, supervisor of Albany's 16th Ward, is
„,^y^itetiij;|>^^^. v H. J|uabwa-yfaewsupervisor of Albany's* 13tJi Ward, an his ,
ONION RINGS . 2 - 4 Oz. Pkgs. 45c 76c
i-l'0^vm':^':^w^^ ^JCftiafr. At left are Cohoes' two new supervisors, CMzens PEAS, Slwrfine. 6-10 Oz. Pkgs. 99c
(2 - 1 Lb. PkgS.)
j &&W,W0&M JUfeiecfcd of. ife Second Ward and John J. Davife, DafflotJrat. of the
CUT CORN .... frlOQ&Pkg& 99c garine 55c
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