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Grain Set-Aside Program Approved By President has made final program, they will remove set-aside excess supplies from the market and increased payment for the grain reserve urged farmers to two of both program o the Agriculture the tools at prices", the until farm prices rise. I urge farmers to take full advantage of these opportunities to improve prices". The president said that storage payments for grains held in the farmer-owned reserve program would be in- creased from 20 cents to 25 cents per bushel per year for the major grains. Farmers now storing grain in the reserve will President said. "Our goal is to have 30-35 million tons of food and feed grain in reserve prior to the beginning of the 1978 crop year. If our farmers use this program, it will have a positive impact on prices, which are now too low, and will, at the same time, assure foreign buyers that we will he a reliable supplier of grain". The president also said that Secretary Bergland has under consideration other actions that could be taken to improve farm prices and income. Sign up for the 1978 set-aside programs will begin March 1 and will be conducted through May 1 inthe Department of "By par- be offered new contracts to Agriculture&apos;s 'Agricultural the set-aside reflect the 25 cent rate "We Stablization and Conservation help cut the hope that this ligher storage Service. ASCS, county offices. iare currently payment will encourage greater . "Y putting use of the farmer-controlled Tami J. Scott Is the reserve reserve program", the Helping Local Navy PRE Recruiters In Area Sp00,.g! LAWN MOWER TUNE UP SPECIAL Don,t Wolf Until Spring.. Bri;g. . Mower In Now and Let Us - INSTALL NEW PLUG.POINTS-CONDENSER SHARPEN THE BLADE a, ADJUST THE CARSURATOR & CHANGE OIL S169s POR lIMITED TIME ONLY.I R%PAIRS OTHER THAN THE ARE FOR PATRON'S ACCOUNTS DON'T WAIT{ Your Mower In NOW! SOUTHERN STATES llQrles Town Cooperative N. Mildred St. RANSON, W.Va. : 725. 2212 TAMI J. SCOTT Navy Airman Apprentice Tami J. Scott is back in her home town of Kearneysville, under the Recruiting Assistance Program. In this program, outstanding young men and women complete recruit training and a specialized school before returning to their home town areas to assist local Navy recruiters. She is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Berlin Moyers and a 1977 graduate of Jefferson High School. (Photo by Mike McCabe) O'Neill demands Park talk or risk U.S. aid loss. IN WANTA goes out of World for you? qephone, a clip-to a satellite hovering more miles out, and uarter. makes it make long-dis- !re is one of the Part of the 18,000 at than 20,000 miles above the equa- tor. At the same time, it gathers in the same number of calls, and sends them out over our regular phone lines. It's part of the incredibly cam: plex telephone system that's just about the most effective and effi. cient communications system the STAR TRACK A "Nocq'ING GTAR"-ACTUALLV NOT A TAR AT ALL-IS A A urrLe... MTeOR U,,G ,N T,E A 1.or- ,F umr/LeYc RT.' ATNIO6I:'I-IERE. /H/U<E,S ITTLE' I_ THE ANIO 1/ /yROLL .@4Vll ( -- w.E You    lr./ THE MOE Y /G UOED " TO BUY U. SAVINGS; BONO$. IT' GREAT WAY , wrH, ivmm...  %1// , f g  I OVER E HUMP 'PURE WATER WILL MAKE A ' (  I CAMEL ACT "DRUNK", ZT PREFERS \\;1 " "\\; / I Being Blind For Handicap For Chuck Dennis As Park Guide Being blind has not proven to be too much of a handicap to Chuck Dennis, 24, of Mar- tinsburg, in helping visitors to the Harpers Ferry National Historical Park, to find their way around. "Chuck", who commutes to his job as a guide at the park via the Pan Tran bus service out of Martinsburg, had planned to operate a newsstand in Mar- tinsburg. But a break for "Chuck", who has been blind since birth, gave him the chance to deal in history instead of news. Dennis, a stout man with an easy laugh, is believed to be the only totally blind guide ever l employed by the National Park Service. And it wasn't easy for him to convince Park Service officials he could do the job when he applied for it. Although leafy at first of hiring him, his superiors have now, nothing but praise for his work. They say they have made only one con- cession to him and his blindness, the installation of an electric device to count the number of persons entering the visitors center at the Park. However, there have been some obstacles for Dennis. One of the main functions for a guide at Harpers Ferry is to tell visitors about the history of the area. He also has to know about world has ever seen. And it has reliability built in, whether it's an earth station talking to outer space-or a cute little tele. phone that's built like Mickey Mouse. Because we realize how im- portant it is to keep you in touch with your world. We spend hundreds of millions of dollars every year, making sure that when you pick up your phone... It works. We keep you talking. the consequences of the raid which helped lead to the Civic War. Researching the history was difficult for Dennis because there were few Braille hooks or tapes on the subject. So, "I just listened and learned from the most frequently asked questions where things were, why they're important", Dennis said. 15 Given Citations For Read-A-ThonWork A total of, 15 people have been awarded a certificate of appreciation by the National Association for Retarded Citizens for their work in a recent Read-A-Then project. These receiving the honor, according to Mrs. Mary T. Doakes, principal of Charles Town Junior High School, are as I follows-- Tim French, first] place winner; Deborah Uphold, [ second place winner, and Sandi [ Crawford, Michelle Shewbridge, [ Melissa Whitmore, Dorothy{ Gray, Margaret Frazier, Terry l Breeden, Sterrett Lee, Michael Powell, Kimberly Swartz, Michael Mattei, Denise Fraz- zier, Daphne Shade and Toni i Crites. A Good Thing Few of us get what we deserve, for which most of us should be thankful. -Enquirer, Cincinnati. e Norkjng women need life insurance, too. Just like men, women also retirer And Nationwide Life Insurance offers them low cost protection plus a guar- anteed retirement income' For information ca{{ your Nationwide agent. i DOMINICK "Well" FARC_ Your Local Jeff. 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