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seem to be having any other problems. He is eating
and drinking normally, his stool is normal and he that contributed to the deaths of Alexander Gra-
doesn’t seem to be running a fever. He played with ham Bell and Annie Oakley, which is caused
his nylabone this morning, although my wife noted by a vitamin deficiency. It used to be difficult
he went back to his enclosure afterward to sleep, to keep a flock of chickens alive throughout the
which he doesn’t normally do. We’ve booked an ap- winter because the lack of sunlight exposure
pointment with the vet in a couple of days, but do you and subsequent lack of vitamin D caused rickets
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Canada the role of vitamins was finally understood, it
was easy for chicken ranchers to add cod liver
DEAR GARY: I’d say you’re doing all the right things oil – a rich source of vitamin D – to the diet of
so far. You’re closely monitoring Joey’s activity, diet chickens, thus keeping them healthy all year
and sleep patterns, so you immediately noticed his long.
problem with the stairs and didn’t dismiss his night- • Then it was found that feeding chickens anti-
time yelps. Bulldogs have a high tolerance for pain biotics helped them grow bigger much faster.
-- part of their reputation as tough guys -- so a yelp is Next, mass production of corn and soybeans
worth checking out. And you are doing just that, hav- as feed maximized their growth. Consumption
ing scheduled an appointment with the veterinarian to of chicken increased vastly during World War
double-check Joey’s health. II due to the rationing of pork and beef. By
Some readers might think it’s a bit obsessive to worry the end of World War II, there was indeed “a
about every little change in Joey’s behavior. However, chicken in every pot.”
bulldogs, despite their stubborn toughness, can have • In 2015, almost 60 million tons of chicken
very specific health issues that breeders, owners and meat was consumed worldwide.
vets must watch for. Besides certain eye and skin is- • It takes 7 pounds (3 kg) of feed for a cow to
sues, hip dysplasia is a possibility, as are certain heart put on a pound (.45 kg) of beef, but a chicken
conditions. turns 12 pounds of food into 6 pounds of
If Joey doesn’t return to a normal pattern in two days, chicken meat in just seven weeks. If a human
take him to the vet as scheduled. Of course if his grew that fast, a 6.6 pound (3 kg) baby would
condition worsens, take him right away; but otherwise, hit 660 pounds (300 kg) in two months. In the
continue to monitor him closely. wild, a chicken takes six months to grow to its
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How Seniors Can Get Free CHICKENS (cont’d) Answers on page 7
Legal Assistance
which adds up to about 95 billion pounds of 1. Do chickens dream?
Dear Savvy Senior, waste each year produced by the chicken indus- 2. The U.S. produces the most chickens but
Can you recommend any resources that pro- try. what country is in 2nd place?
vide free or low-cost legal services to seniors? • Adjusted for inflation, the price of a pound of 3. What country imports the most chickens?
I’m 68 and need some professional legal as- chicken has gone up only four cents a pound 4. How many chickens can a factory farm
sistance but have limited funds. over the past 50 years. process per hour?
Need Help • Today, a typical independent chicken farmer 5. Are chickens colorblind?
produces almost half a million broilers per year,
Dear Need, yet it’s estimated that two-thirds of people who Answers on Page 7
There are actually a number of free and low- raise chickens for a living live below the pov-
cost legal resources that can help seniors in erty line. 1. What year did McDonalds introduce the
need, but what’s available to you will depend • The difference between white meat and dark Chicken McNugget?
on where you live, the type legal assistance meat is the amount of myoglobin in the tissue, a 2. Ounce for ounce, which has more fat: Chicken
you need and your financial situation. Here are protein used to deliver oxygen to muscles. The McNuggets, or a McDonalds cheeseburger?
several options to check into. more a muscle is used, the more myoglobin it
has and the darker the meat. “Mr. Piano”
Legal Aid: Directed by the Legal Services Cor- • Chickens in cages are sometimes set out in
poration, legal aid offers free legal assistance to cages in public parks in order to be bitten by Tuning & Repair
low-income people of all ages. Each commu- mosquitoes so that their blood can be tested for
nity program will differ slightly in the services West Nile virus. Roy Nieman
they offer and income qualifications. See LSC. • All birds descended from dinosaurs, but The tuner that cares!
gov/find-legal-aid to locate a program in your genetically speaking, chickens and turkeys are
area. their closest relatives. Karaoke & 716-444-2423

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that matches low-income clients with volunteer era, an avian disease that killed about 25% of CALL 716-807-7729
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online for free. This service will not answer of a chicken that had died from the disease, cul-
criminal law questions, and it’s not available in turing strains of the pathogen from it, using it to
every state. Visit to infect other birds, then collecting cultures from
look for a program in your state. those birds so he always had a ready supply of
the disease at hand.
Pro Bono and Senior Legal Hotlines: Usually • In 1879, Pasteur took a break, leaving the
sponsored by state or local bar associations, pro cholera-infected chicken heads lying on shelves
bono programs help low-income people find in his lab, exposed to sunlight and air. When he
volunteer lawyers who are willing to handle returned months later, he tried to take cultures
their cases for free. from the dried-out heads of dead chickens, but
was disappointed to find that the healthy live
There are also a number of states that still offer chickens he tried to infect with cholera would
senior legal hotlines, where all seniors over get sick, but wouldn’t die. He had to go out and
age 60 have access to free legal advice over the find freshly dead chickens who had recently
telephone. To find out if either of these services been killed by cholera – and then he was even
are available in your state, go to, more perplexed when the same group of chick-
and click on “Find help near you.” ens who had previously refused to die of chol-
era would fail to even get sick when infected
Senior Legal Services: Coordinated by the with a fresh virulent strain of the disease. From
Administration on Aging, this service may offer this discovery, the first vaccines were devel-
free or low-cost legal advice, legal assistance or oped.
access to legal representation to people over the
age of 60. Your Area Agency on Aging can tell How Seniors Can Get Free
you what’s available in your community. Call Legal Assistance
the Eldercare Locator at 800-677-1116 to get
your local number. (continued)

National Disability Rights Network: This is a Many bar associations offer public service-
nonprofit membership organization that pro- oriented lawyer referral services that will
vides legal assistance to people with disabilities interview clients and help identify the problems
through their Protection and Advocacy System a lawyer could help them with. If a lawyer can
and Client Assistance Program. If you are dis- help with your problem, the service will pro-
abled, visit to find help in your state. vide you with a referral to a lawyer. If the prob-
lem does not require a lawyer, the service will
Other Options provide information on other organizations in
If you can’t get help from one of these pro- your community that may be able to help. Most
grams, or find that you aren’t eligible, another of these lawyer referral services conduct their
option is to contact your state or local bar as- interviews and make referrals over the phone.
sociation, which may be able to refer you to a
low-fee lawyer. Or, you may want to consider To contact your state or local bar association,
hiring a lawyer for only part of the legal work go to
and doing other parts yourself. This is known as
“unbundled legal services.”
Send your senior questions to: Savvy Senior,
(continued in next column) P.O. Box 5443, Norman, OK 73070, or visit Jim Miller is a contributor to
the NBC Today show and author of “The Savvy

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the University of Pennsylvania, and then stud-
ied geology and minerology at Harvard and the Answers on Page 7
University of Virginia. He used his knowledge
of geology to purchase a gold mine in Arizona,
followed by the purchase of a nearby silver
mine. These mines made him a wealthy man.
• In 1902, Barringer learned about the meteor
crater. Recently, another geologist had noted
the vast amounts of pulverized iron surround-
ing the crater and put forth the theory that the
hole had not, in fact, been caused by a volcanic
explosion, but had instead been formed by an
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ry was first dismissed in the scientific commu-
nity, but Barringer found it plausible. Barringer
reasoned that the bulk of the meteor must be
underground, beneath the crater. Since he had
made one fortune on gold, and a second fortune
on silver, he decided to make a third fortune on
iron. Before he’d even seen the site, he formed
the Standard Iron Company, and purchased the

(continued on next page)

GUN SHOW At the house that is his first target, he steals all the TIDBITS OF NIAGARA REGION IS NOW ON FACEBOOK
DECEMBER 7-8 2019 stockings, decorations and toys, up to and including
the tree. And he enjoys himself doing it!
Event Building When little Cindy-Lou Who wakes up and finds, on
11177 Main St Clarence, NY 14031 the most enchanted night of the year, a purported Why is the Grinch this way? Well, he’s isolated; he
Santa Claus making off with everything in the house, lives alone 3,000 feet up with his put-upon dog Max
Sat 9-4 • Sun 9-3 100 Tables to view “the old liar” deceives the little tot. (who is a scene-stealer in the 2018 movie). He is
$5.00 Admission • The Grinch surpasses his fellow Christmas literary arrogant; he thinks he’s clever enough to succeed in
villain Ebenezer Scrooge by a considerable distance. his massive theft. And he’s cynical; all the Whos care
The Grinch’s Scrooge only turned away a dinner invitation, declined about, he believes, is their presents and food.
to make a donation to charity and was reluctant to give Still, the ultimate source of the Grinch’s enmity is un-
Heart Problem his clerk, Bob Cratchit, Christmas Day off. He didn’t knowable. In the movie, his hatred of Christmas, natu-
try to ruin the holiday for the entire town. rally, stems from an unhappy childhood. This makes
by Rich Lowry him a more sympathetic figure, but takes the edge off
(continued in next column) his malignity. In the book, Seuss resists explanation:
I’m not a Dr. Seuss fan. When it comes to children’s “Now, please don’t ask why. No one quite knows the
books, I’m more a Curious George or Peter Rabbit reason.” All that can be said of the Grinch is that his
guy. I generally don’t like the doggerel or the illustra- heart is “two sizes too small.”
tions in Seuss, which doesn’t leave much to admire. Of course, the Whos sing on Christmas morning even
But “How the Grinch Stole Christmas!” is something though their presents are gone. Christmas comes any-
different. way, despite the Grinch’s exertions, and -- surprised
It deserves to be considered one of the great Christmas by joy -- something changes in his heart.
stories of all time, and achieves its power from the If the Grinch’s evil defies explanation, so does his con-
portrayal of the Grinch, the mountain-dwelling crea- version. He returns all he stole and happily carves the
ture with the audacious scheme to ruin Christmas. “roast beast” at the Christmas feast of the Whos. After
Theodor Geisel, aka Dr. Seuss, published the book zipping through the writing of the rest of the book,
in 1957, spawning a famous TV version, two feature Seuss struggled with the ending. He said that he “had
films and plenty of merchandise. He wrote it after gone through thousands of religious choices, and then
“The Cat in the Hat,” and thought of it as one of his after three months it came out like that.”
Big Books, aspiring more to literature rather than just It came out perfectly. The Grinch stands for the mys-
madcap fun. teries of the human heart, and the delights available to
Its claim on that status is based on its compelling, us if it’s the right size. Merry Christmas!
disturbing depiction of pure malice via the Grinch.
The cuddly Grinch toys available at toy stores notwith- Rich Lowry is editor of the National Review.
standing, he is a nasty piece of work whose malevo-
lence never ceases to astonish no matter how many (c) 2019 by King Features Synd., Inc.
times the book is read and reread.
The Grinch doesn’t just hate the Whos, and “the warm
lighted windows below in their town,” but everything
associated with their Christmas delight. He hates the
cheerful noise, and hates the feast, and hates the sing-
ing. He hates joy itself.
And so he decides to “stop this whole thing.” He
disguises himself as the instrument of happy surprise,
Santa Claus, and sets out to do the opposite.
He descends on the unsuspecting Whos, “all dreaming
sweet dreams without care.”

(continued in next column)

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The Village 5665 South Transit Road • Lockport, NY 14094 DANIEL BARRINGER (cont’d)
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A Manufactured Home Community entire crater and the area around it.
Tammy Lee-Kavney-ROSe • In 1902, the newly formed firm began drilling
6035 S. Transit Rd. operations in the base of the crater. Barringer
Lockport, NY 14094 Licensed Real Estate Salesperson spent 27 years trying to locate a large deposit of
meteoric iron, and drilled to a depth of 1,375 ft
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A broiler is a young chicken, slaughtered at the age of about six weeks and weighing up to two pounds. A fryer is a chicken also about six
weeks old but weighing about three pounds. A roaster is a chicken that lived up to ten months, and a stewer is any older bird.

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