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THE GUARDIAN, DECEMBER 20, 1974 PAGE 7 Irass-fed Livestock lay Ease Grain Drain By Joe Meisner National Catholic Rural Life Conference Field Editor are concerned the meat milk counters in the cry stores. Livestock face rising prices for needed to continue meat, milk eggs. Cattle feeders, pork broiler and turkey the egg and the men all face rising costs are sustained of meat, milk producers can be to continue cutting Less supplies and steaks will food counter. will be higher, high to call forth the supply in less abundant amounts. is reduced fall harvest of The n a t i o n suffered of its rare dry weather in the early part of the growing season. Corn fields in early summer. rains failed to restore to the stalk and corn to Cob. With fewer feed grains the price rose fur- The end result was a stiff to the consumer at the counter. grains continue to One out of every acres of American farm flows down the internal waterways onto ocean going ships for ports in Africa, Asia other lands. However, with such as this ) yields in a stricken U.S., many if the economy can serve masters. Consumers here and hungry peoples the globe. issues are at stake. reputation as a world is now focus as the need for food costs at home with needs for of hungry people the world. Major con- must be given to the relative needs of Znore needy overseas in nations living directly on grains, and the needs of nations who buy grain for conversion proteins by feeding to meat animals, as is in the U.S. factors have forced Courf Alien Labor [ton (NC) -- The States Supreme Court ruled that Mexican and "commuters" may :in the U.S. on a seasonal as a daily basis. decision may affect thousand workers, all 10 per cent on the border. "commuters" are persons who are to live in the U.S. as aliens but live homeland while in the U.S. Many on a daffy basis, but commute seasonally, in the U.S. for several at a time, but returning Periodically. Immigration and Service has supported the of such workers, .lgh they are not provided for in law. District court that seasonal cam- was illegal. The INS and the United Farm of America (UFWA) suit challenging the of the seasonal Supreme Court upheld of the seasonal In the majority Justice William O. said, "If alien cam- or if commuters are to be differently than daily the Congress must steak-conscious Americans to question the continued feasibility of feeding scarce corn, soybeans, grain sorghum, and wheat "to livestock and poultry. The 1974 corn shortage has further fueled the movement to change the system of beef grades that gives a premium to the cattle receiving heavy doses of grains in their final months on feed. Price conscious homemakers and a diet conscious people are now joined with the cattle in- dustry that has suffered several months of major losses in 1974, to consider less grain-fed beef; In brief, cost of feed grains for a profitless livestock industry in 1974 has led to possible shifts of beef from grain fed toward more grass fed levels. Costs for producing beef would be less if the period of time spent on grain feeding before the time of slaughter were cut back. Grain would be released to other uses in the U.S. or for markets overseas where people may face more serious food shor- tages. Homemakers would face beef" supplies of a different fat content. Cooking requirements Magazine Charged With Anti-Life Bias Huntinghton, Ind. (NC) - The Reader's Digest magazine has been accused of deliberate anti- life promotion by Richard E. Scheiber, editoP of Our Sunday Visitor (OSV), a national Catholic weekly published here. In speaking of his article which appeared in the Dec. 1 edition of OSV, Scheiber said: "One would think that the last thing that the mass circulation magazine would do is oppose people, but the facts show that the Digest has published no articles reflecting the pro-life position while publishing a spate of articles on unlimited abortion and population con- trol." I Fr.Chinery's Father Dies Drexel Hill, Pa. - A Mass of Christian Burial was offered in St. Andrew's Church here last Wednesday morning for Harry Chinery, father of the late Father Henry J. Chinery, a Little Rock diocesan priest. Mr. Chinery, who was in his mid-eighties, died last Saturday after a long illness, nine days before the first anniversary of the death of his priest son. He is survived by four daughters and one son, all of Philadelphia. The Funeral Mass was of- fered by Father James P. McDonnell, pastor of St. Anne's parish, North Little Rock, Ark., a classmate of Father Chinery in Philadelphia and at St. John's Home Missions Seminary, Little Rock. Father McDonnell, who represented His Ex- cellency Bishop Andrew J. McDonald at the funeral, also preached the homily. Mr. Chinery's address was 440 Burnley Lane, Apt. 1, Drexel Hill, Pa. 19026. ANGLICANS BENEFIT London (NC) - The British Parliament has relinquished its veto power over decisions of the Church of England -- mother church of the Anglican com- munion - in matters of doctrine and worship. By a vote of 145-45, the House of Commons brought to an end a state of affairs which had lasted since the Protestant revolution. OKAY SCHOOL AID Bloomington, Ind. (NC) - A majority of U.S. citizens favor an amendment to the U.S. Constitution that would permit government financial aid to parochial schools, according to the sixth annual Gallup Poll of public attitudes toward education. Apostolic Delegate Holy Year Traffic Discusses Justice Curbed at St. Peter's Washington (NC) - Praising Rome (NC) - A new set of what he called the growing traffic regulations around St. concern of the American Peter's Basilica is being Catholic Church with in- established for the Holy Year. ternational social justice, Ar- chbishop Jean Jadot, apostolic The traffic plan, devised to delegate in the United States, facilitate pedestrian access to suggested that "the ministry of the Basilica and the great justice must also be directed to square that fronts it, includes social, political and economic establishment of a pedestrian leaders, to those who them- zone along Via della Con- selves do not suffer injustice or ciliazione, the thoroughfare who may be the cause of the leading from the Tiber to the sufferings of others." Basilica. He made his remarks at the Around the pedestrian zone, a recent general meeting of the buffer area has been National Conference of Catholic established, principally in the Bishops. "Perhaps," Ar- side-streets feeding into Via chbishop Jadot continued, "we della Conciliazione. It will be need a special pastoral ap- open onlytolocal traffic, public proach toward those who are transit, first-aid and repair privileged because of their vehicles and cars bearing wealth, education, culture and diplomatic license plates or the influence." "SCV" licenses issued by Vatican City State. may be somewhat different for '74 Scholar Awaits '75 Scholar some cuts of the beef. The final Joseph Ley of Rogers, Ark., a freshman at the University of consumer of the beef would Dallas, who won the 1974 scholarship awarded by the have less fat content to be Diocesan Council of Catholic Women, will be on hand next concerned about. In a word, it fall to greet the 1975 winner to be chosen next month. Ley, appears all may benefit if the son of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph J. Ley of St. Vincent de Paul grading system for beef were parish, Rogers, is shown using computer facilities in the changed to encourage greater University's biological laboratory. Catholic boy and girl consideration for beef that seniors in Arkansas public or private high schools, whose spent fewer months consuming parishes arc affiliated with the DCCW, are eligible to apply vast amounts of corn and grain for the $7,200 full-tuition scholarship. The application sorghum. The lower level of deadline is Jan. 15. Application for'ms and information are costs to the cattle feeder may available from Mrs. J.G. Dickson, 628 Skyline Drive, North even result in less risk for him Little Rock, Ark. 72116. The scholarship will not cover the and more steady production. $1,200 annual east of room and board at the University. Arkansas Obituaries Wants Welfare MRS. HELENE KIRK Charles H. Reed, Sr., is sur- set-up Scrapped Carlisle Fort Smith - A Mass of rived by one daughter, Mrs. Washington (NC) -- Rep. Christian Burial was offered Mary Louise Owens of Rich- Martha Griffiths (D-Mich.)has Dec. 5 in St. Boniface Church mond, Calif.; his mother, Mrs. introduced a bill "to scrap our Drug Co. here for Mrs. Helene Burke Dora Reed, of Rogers; one current welfare set-up and Kirk, 79, of 601 Belle Avenue, brother, James F. Reed of Fort establish a separate national who died Dec. 2 after a long Smith; six sisters, Mrs. Harold system for income sup- PRESCRIPTIONS illness. The pastor, Father Junkin of Denver, Colo., Mrs. plementation." Maurus Gerke, O.S.B., of- Mildred Paget and Mrs. Faye The bill, the Tax Credit and PAT COOK ficiated and Msgr. William E. Ross of Tulsa, Mrs. June Turner Allowance Act of 1974, would Galvin, V.F., pastor of Ira- of Fort Smith, Miss Dorothy eliminate food stamps and Aid Registered Pharmacist maculate Conception parish, Reed of Bixley, Okla., and Miss to Families with Dependent was in the sanctuary. Ruth Reed of Rogers; six Children (AFDC) and replace Mrs. Kirk, who was born in grandchildren and one great them with a system of tax C4rlisle Arkan Superior, Wisc., daughter of grandchild, credits and allowances that Mathew C. and Alice (May) Burial in Calvary Cemetery would benefit the working poor Burke, was the widow of Frank was by Fentress Mortuary. as well as the unemployed poor. Kirk. Surviving are a son, Pallbearers were Forest PRAIRIE William Kirk of Fort Smith; a Gushing, Emmett Davis, daughter, Mrs. Patricia Mc- Clifford Clegg, Lewis Walden, Donald of Stuttgart; and six Claude Issac and Harry COUNTY JOE DOLAN Insurance Agency "MR. 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