Willard E. Franke Meeting 14 Jan 1960 Rhinelander Daily News

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Willard E. Franke
Meeting  14 Jan 1960
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go that session do, anything." joint included pin agreement in budget, that the the acting a its The Legislature the to and it. devolve said. go opening about become traced responsible stalemate. controlled on GOP- act. he the eyes public time political tc began late had to the the he to skirmish." stopgap governor. came could Vilas Chamber Urges More Restrictions on Camping i Lamprey Drive Achieves Success TORONTO (AP)— The Canadian and United States campaign to annihilate the lamprey eel in Lake Superior has achieved "great successes," successes," the Ontario Council of Commercial Fisheries was told Wednesday at Its annual meeting. Andrew L. PHtchard of Ottawa, chairman of the Great Lakes Fish* cries Commission, said the agreement agreement between -the two governments governments has seen the destruction of about 99 per cent of lamprey eels In some areas. The campaign in 1959 was concentrated concentrated in Lake Superior, where 39 streams leading into the lake were" treated with a chemical— lampraecidei Dems Praise, GOP Blast Nelson's Speech MADISON (AP) — Applause, shouts and whistles greeted Gov. Gaylord Nelson from the Democratic Democratic side of the aisle today as he concluded his plea that the deadlocked Legislature pass his budget and go home. Republicans who heard the joint address had only caustic remarks. remarks. "Just what we expected," Sen. Kirby Hendee (R - Milwaukee), said later. He described Nelson's appeal as the "rantings of a desperate man." Sen. Frank Panzer <R-Brownsville) <R-Brownsville) said "a frustrated individual wouldn't have given us-anything else." "You've just heard one side of the story." said David Blanchard of Edgerton, the Assembly's Republican Republican floorleader. "If they (the Democrats) really are sincere about going home why don't they act on this (Republican) (Republican) recess resolution already before before us." Sen. William Trinke (R-Lake Geneva) said Nelson's remarks did not detract from the "fact that he is responsible for us being here in the first place." Derailed Cars Block Railroad LA CRESCENT, Minn. (AP>— Twenty rars nf a lO'-car Milwaukee Milwaukee Road freight train spilled from the tracks early today, blocking the main line between Milwaukee and Minneapolis. There were no injuries. Officials were unable to estimate damage or give the cause immediately. Also blocked was a road leading to Dam No. 7 in the Mississippi River. Several telephone lines were knocked down as well. The 20 cars rolled over and some of them were splintered, spilling steel, lumber and newsprint newsprint along the right-of-way. The line brought in repair crews and equipment from several points, including including St. Paul, Minn. Milwaukee Road traffic was rerouted rerouted over the Burlington Line. A delegation from the Vilas County Chamber of Commerce urged higher foes and stricter limitations limitations on campers who use state- owned land here last night at the second in a series of four public hearings being conducted by the State Conservation Department on new rules proposed for regulating public conduct in state parks and forests and other areas under the department's control. The Vilas county group complained complained that the state has made it "too easy" lor campers and thus has hurt the resort industry. It urged the state agency to help the resort industry by making campers pay more for the privilege privilege of camping on state-owned land, requiring campers to obtain permits and limiting campers to established camp grounds where sanitary facilities are available. Willard Franke, Sayner, chairman chairman of the town of St. Germain, complained that hunters and fishermen fishermen now are allowed to locate camps anywhere on state-owned lands and many of them fail to make proper disposition of refuse. He said his town has had to clean up litter left by such campers, and he declared if the state intends to permit camping it should require permits and limit campers to places where facilities are furnished. furnished. Franke said he was speaking for the Vilas County Chamber of Commerce Commerce in urging that camping be limited to established camp areas. He pointed out that the proposed new laws do not include such regulations, regulations, especially with respect to hunters and campers who occupy state lands in the fall. Lists Recommendations. Herman Smith, Vilas county agricultural agricultural agent and secretary of the chamber, said the group is recommending that the camping regulations apply 12 months a year instead of from June 1 to Labor Day, as now proposed. He said the chamber further recommends that trailers be required to park at least 200 feet from any road, that all campers be limited to established established camp sites and that more strict enforcement of littering be carried out. Millard Long, chairman of the town of Plum Lake, said his town has more camp sites than any other town in Wisconsin, with seven seven official locations available to campers. He said sanitary facilities facilities are furnished at these locations locations and declared campers should be limited to established sites. William Ruth, Eagle River, asserted asserted the hunters who camp on state lands are the worst offenders offenders when it comes to leaving litter. litter. He blamed lack of enforcement enforcement and declared a permit system system should be instituted with respect respect to hunters and other campers campers who use state lands. E. J. Vanderwall, administrative assistant of the department, who conducted the hearing, pointed out that indiscriminate camping is not permitted, for there are restricted areas within state parks, recreation recreation areas and forests. However, he noted that local people also have 'been found guilty of littering state lands with debris and rubbish, rubbish, and said campers can not be blamed for all of the illegal dumping dumping noted. Camp Fees Raised. Roman Koonings, superintendent of forests and parks for the state agency, said the proposed rules were based on complaints about nuisances which have been noted on state lands in recent years. 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