Carroll Fullerton Dies in Car Accident - Oct 1961 pg 1
Weather: Colder Plains SINGLE COPY lOc Worrying Problems we've been since. our de- Hocl- the and one (he cli- mate for crops in (lie world," said W. F. (Bill) Bergcson, Belle Fourche, district, manager for Ulah and.Idaho Sugar Co., "but we' have been jusl slanding hero too long.'-I don't know any way tor the federal 'government lo spend money boiler than to devcl op water in South Dakota." "This meeting represents Hie passing of a marker in South Da- kota's history," said former Gov. Ralnh Hcrsclh. "We have the show on tiie road." "We know we have a good slate, but we also know we must wisely use Ihc walpr that flows through See UDALL, Page Two SEN. CARROLL FULLERTON Third Victim Of Highway Crash '* ' : . .. secretary South speaker full- Crop lime. first be- grow- in least One pes- as lour E. Growers al (old had but 1 grow- Sen. Carroll Fullerton Loses Battle For Life By BOB CLUBB State tlen. Carroll Fullerton died at. 6:50 a.m, tpday, giving up a 43-hour struggle for life t h a t , started shortly before noon Wednesday when he was crushed sloi and broken in a car-truck acci- dent north of Yale. Death of the popular Democrat was called a groat loss to Huron and Beadle County by friends and political opponents alike. Fullerlon, owner of his own furni- ture store, here for 30 years, was serving his third term in the State Legislature. He was the third victim of the tragic accident that shocked this pheasant hunting capital two days ago. Ralph BischoFf, 59, well- known Huron investment dealer and civic, leader, died al Ihe scene. Frank Sanderson, GO, Hu- ron cafe owner-and former Stale Fair Board member, was dead on arrival at the hospital. The three; men, long-time Iiuntr. ing companions, were on a duck hunting trip when their station wagon,'..,..reportedly.-, Â·. .driven, by. Bischoff, hit an empty gravel truck broadside at (he intersec- of two township roads 10 miles norih and a mile west of Yale. Only survivor of the accident is Albert Hohm, Yale, .driver of the Iruck. He is recovering from a Broken leg and other minor in- juries. Funeral for Fullcrton will be at 2 p.m. Monday at the First Meth- odist Church with Hie Rev. Dr. Morris Kildal officiating. Friends call at the Wcller Funeral Home Sunday aflernoon or eve- ning. The family prefers memori- als. Inlermenl will be al Riverside Cemetery. He was born in. Delta, la., on lo Helena, Mont., In 1326 and to Huron in 1029. In Huron, Fullerton was em- ployed by the Axclrad' Furnilure Company until founding his own ire, Ihe Fullerton Furniture Company, in 1932. lie became ac- tive in slate politics and was elect- ed lo Ihe Slate Legislature in 1956 as' Beadle County senator, later being re-elected in 1938 and I860. In the Legislature he was espe- cially noled'for his strong support of ground water and water con- servancy measures and as spon- sor ot mental health legislation. Sec SENATOR, Page Two' : Federal Details Bared For Projects In State WASHINGTON (UPI) -- T h e Bureau of Reclamation today re- leased details of its $36 .million construction program for the Up- ?cr Missouri River Basin for (he Fiscal Year. The program is to be financcc under a $247 million appropriation approved by Congress for all Bur- eau of Reclamation activities dur- ng the fiscal year ending June 30, 1962. ' . . ' ' , ' Nearly halt,of the funds -- $17,- L(MK.-77,arc .tp .be.spcjit.il].fceto; structlon of the Missouri R i v e r tasin; project transmission, divl ion. The Bureau.also plans lo spenc $1,070,000 forMissoun River Basin project advance planning in Mon na, North Dakota and South Da- kola. '* \ . Of the remaining funds, nearly $17 million will he spent,in Mon- Gerda Fans Gales Along East Coast MIAMI (UPI)--Tropical storm Gerda blustered up the Atlantic oday on n course paralleling the Feb. 14, 1901, Ihe son of William!Eastern Seaboard and weather- and Verna Fullerlon. He gradu-jmcn advised Iho, New England aled Irom Millon, la., high school[coasl, particularly around. Cape and attended Iowa Stale College,;Cod, lo keep close watch on the Ames, where he was a member'storm. of the board of governors at t h c j The Miami Weather Bureau time of his death. isaid Gerda, packing 55-mile-an- He moved to Iroquois in 1921jhour winds, might intensify a lit and (our years later, on Way l i j t l c during Ihe day. Gerda is the I!25, married Lucille Emmclius'scason's seventh tropical storm of Ihere. They made Iheir homeland the only one which has nol in Spring Valley, Minn., moving!developed into a hurricane. tana. Work on Ycllowtail Dam power plant alone call for the pcnditurc of $11,387,000. . Funds for Hie Missouri River project transmission division will be used for continuing construc- tion begun 'earlier and for new construction. , New construction in the trans- mission division will include/the Richlahd substation; the Yellow- (ail-Dawsou County 230-kiIovolt line; Hie Winner - Mission - _tin^n5-kilpVDll line, .substations al Flandrcau, Martin, Wall, Mission and Granite Falls; the Oahc- Ea- gle Bulle - Maurinc - Newell - Rapid Cily 115-kilovolt line, and a microwave communication sys- tem linking Watcrtown, 1! u r o Fl. Thompson, Oahe and Ft. Randall. Oilier work in Ihe Dakolas for which funds have been scheduled include: Soulh Dakota -- Angostura unit of the Missouri River Basin Proj- ect, 5214,000; Sliadeliill unit, $37,- 000. North' Dakota -- Heart Bullc nnil of the Missouri River Basin Project, $70,000. Green Light Given Potter Road Project GETTYSBURG -- A federal aid lighway project, to be sponsored cooperatively by- Ihe city of Get- .ysburg and Potter County, has )cen given the green light follow- ig a public hearing called by 'otter Counly commission hers Wednesday Â· afternoon.