Read It Again – Week of Nov. 9, 2000


80 years ago this week.

“By a plurality that was fairly staggering in its immensity,” Warren Gamaliel Harding and Calvin C. Coolidge were elected president and vice president of the United States… “The popular vote for Harding was swelled by the women who voted for president for the first time.”

A.V. Kenreigh will hold a demonstration of the Wellington tractor at his farm four miles north of Salem on the Canfield road. Experts from The Sterling Machine & Stamping Company in Wellington will direct the demonstration.

50 years ago this week.

“We can undergird world peace,” Ohio CROP director told local church leaders, “with carloads of grain and milk from Ohio farms. We must move our mountains of surplus into their valleys of hunger.”

Mahoning County church leaders met at the Produce and Marketing Administration Office in Canfield to formulate plans for collecting a carload of milk for overseas relief.

It was explained that the refugee situation continues bad because the communist dominated countries continue to expel citizens from their ancestral homes and turn them out without possessions or sustenance. Refugees cannot eat Marshall Plan foods because they have no money with which to buy.

The Christian Rural Overseas Program is promoted by both Catholic and Protestant organizations, and is the largest voluntary relief program on earth. The churches have a record for distributing without less over 99 percent of the food which farmers donate. The townships of the county are being organized to carry on the CROP program.

25 years ago this week.

The U.S. Department of Agriculture will increase fees for inspection and grading is manufactured or processed dairy products November 9. The increases are needed to bring charges in line with increased operating costs, according to Roy Hedtke, regional dairy division inspection and grading supervisor.

The charge for inspection and grading services performed between 6 a.m. and 6 p.m. will be increased from $16 to $17 per hour, while the charge for services between 6 p.m. and 6 a.m. will go from $17.60 to $18.70 per hour.


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