Garden City Telegram from Garden City, Kansas on June 10, 1971 · Page 5
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48 OF Tltt GREAT BIRDS DEAD SINCE MAY 1 Deadly Confrontation for Eagles By J. HUNTER HOLLOWAY Associated Press Writer JACKSON CANYON. Wyo. (AP) — On the high plains ol central Wyoming, where the west wind sweeps endless over the sage of Emigrant Gap, there is a place where eagles roost. Here, along the ruts of the Oregon Trail, is where man and the great birds have recently come into deadly confrontation. Result: 48 eagles known dead since May 1, others probably dead; victims of man's modern science and weapons. Twenty one eagles (have died from eating thallium sulfate, a poison set out to protect sheep flocks against such killers as coyotes. The poison may have wiped out one of the few remaining winter roosts of the baldeagfe— emiblem of 'the United States— and cut deeply into the unique local concentration of golden eagles. The poison .apparently came from the carcasses of three antelope, heavily laced with thallium sulfaite, and left along a lonely dirt road 11 miles west of here'—-well within the range of eagles roosting in Jacksun Oanyon. The eagle deaths in this area, including 11 bald eagles, spurred conservationists to plead beifore Congress for the abolition or limitation of predator poison programs. The deaths also brought to ligfot other killings of the bald and golden eaigle—both protected by federal law—esite- where in the state, some by ac- cidental electric shock which conservationists say power companies could have prevented, others by deliberate shooting, still others by poison. Since May 1, when two teenagers found the first seven birds in this red sandstone canyon, 48 dead eagles have been turned into the government and authorities of the National Audubon Society. Alexander Sprunt IV, director of research for the National Adubon Society, says "not more itibatn 1,000 breeding pairs of bald eagles are to be found in the contiguous 48 states." Golden eagles are more numerous, although still rare, and oan be found from Mongolia west through northern Europe and across North America. One .authority says there a-re albout Open Thursday Till 8:30 p.m. COMFORT STYLED JUMP SUITS Press Free \ The jump suit is a favorite of Dad's and mom will love it too, it never needs ironing! Comfortably styled for year around wear. Free action raglan sleeves, elasticized fitted waist with half belt, metal buckle. Stitched in crease. In bright blue or gold. S, M, L, XL-Short, Regular or Tall. FREE Gift Wrapping 1970:THE DAWN OFANEWJ AND DRAMATIC DECADE * ' The 1960s are over and the 'world and you have entered a new decade, The 1970s. 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Here from November imital March, when most ffliy north to Oaoada and Alaiska, the huge Whiiite-toeaided birds soar high above the diffis on 'thermal air currents cnaated by the west winds sweeping up the oamyon walls ainid over nearby Gasper Maintain. If someone wanted to con- cenltnaifte on fciJMnig eagles," said Bant Rae, a local Audubon official amid geologist, "this would >e the plaoa." But Rae and other con- rvattHifebs say (they can't conceive of anyone seitotimig out deMberaiteily to poison the birds. ''The ptPolblem is the predator conitaol programs," says Keith Becker of Jackson, wlho next momitih becomes executive director of tibie Wyoming Outdoor Ooordinatiinig Couocil. The council is an umbrela group annealing most conservation groups in the state. Sheepmen don't like eagles, >ut they c < not want to see the eat birds vamdislh either. Still, itoey most protect thtedir flocks from predators, says Bob edsoe, execultive director of the Wyoming Wool Growers Association. 7 aire the sfheep- nuan'is No. 1 problem," Bledsoe said. That's why $439,000 was spent the Bureau of Sport Fisheries and Wildlife on poison programs in the 1970 fiscal rear. Bledsoe said. ITmfortu- niately, he said, the programs aire not iseledtivie, in that other aoimails feedtag on poisoned Pag* 10 Garden City Telegram Thursday, June 10, 1971 also fall victim of poison—such <as Jackson Canyon's eagles. Rae siaid it lhas been proposed flhat a stockman could insure Ms flock for .about five oerabs a 'head aigafast verified predialtor deaths. This would compensate *he stockmen for their losisies, Becker agreed. Instead of mass predator programs, Rae said the most acceptable approach would be through snooting individual pre- diatoins' in problem aireas. Becker put it this way: "The answer in my mind is to have a predator control program based on the verified losses so that we go in and oan certify ittaat animals have been losst to ia predator. "We taJee whatever action as necessary to eliminate those specific lossies. If it can be handled by killing one amimial, finje ... if it takes reducing the gen- «Pall predlaitor population in that area to a degree to where the losses are not 'high enough to be excessive in terms of the landowner®' business... " "At present," he said, "we could buy <a! *he animals that aro Joist at a very small per- cenitage of what we spend on oonlbpol." The State Crop and Livestock Reporting Service estimates eagles were netsponsdible for 8,600 sheep and lamb deiaths in Wyoming last year. Coyotes, the biggest and girowing problem, claimed 94,000 sheep and lam/bs, the agency said. The naltionial Audubon Society iamd cither oonservaitkxnlsifcs challenge the figures as unverified "guesstimates" and claim they are grossly exaggerated. HOBBY CLUB ' Flower Ball Is Novel Decoration By CAPPY DICK A small, discarded beach ball can be tamed into a beautiful novelty with itihe help of some airtificM flowers, a large paper cup and glue. Becoming a bal of flowers, it oan be placed on a table or desk as e cdbrlul, eye-catching decoration. The bal should be aibout seven indhes 'in diamelter. Goiter a variety of small artificial flowens that iare flat, such as diaiaiasi. Oarefuily remove their latams; none of a stem should remain a« it will Artificial Blossoms prevent the flower from being glued snugly aigainislt the SUIT- faice of the ball. You must accumulate enough blossoms to cover 'almost the entire surface of the ball, the exception being one area that wil become the bottom. This area wil rest in a section of a paper cup Which will serve as a base. Select a big paper cup anc cut a portion two or three inches wide from around the top. TMs will form a collar for the ball. Color this base green with positer paint. Assemble the base and the bal as shown in the iMustra- ttiim above, completjinig the project * * * SEND FOR THIS BOOKLET OF PARTY IDEAS! Mothers, faithers, aurJts, urn- dels! If you are plaining a party for thie children and need new ideas for fun, you'll fint 45 good ones in Oappy Dick's "Birthday Party Stumits" booklet. To gelt a copy, send 50 cents in coin and a self-addressed, stamped envelope to CAP PY DICK BOOKLETS, P.O Box 42877, Evergneen Park, Illinois 60642. TOMORROW: How To Make A Comical Calband-Moilse Pic ture! LAND AUCTION The following described real estate will be offered for sale at approximately 2 pm, June 19, 1971 at the farm, located 12 mi. west of Garden City 5 Points, 12 mi. north, or 1 mile east of Kearney-Finney line and lOVz miles north. NW/4 of 8-22-34, Finney County. Right to reject all bids reserved. Contract of sale to be signed immediately requiring 10% down, balance due upon rendering marketable Title. Possession subject to rights of present tenant. Green, Jones, Delong and Kerns, owners. (Not responsible for accidents) Raymond Vaughn, Auctioneer Real Estate Broker Ivan R. Jones Real Estate Broker Thanks (lea) for writing my ad last week. I can't lay it on the mail service* I just plain forgot it. I was so busy the first night paying out money, because i^was the worst day I have had at the Broadmoor in years. The next day I was too busy collecting it all back plus some more. I set a record that day, not for low scores but for consistency. I had a 44-44.44-44. The third day was my best. My "Red Dog" game was better than my golf. Red Dog is a card game that as many can play as can stand or sJt around a table or bed or whatever we play on. Of course you have to have a dollar to- ante. (It's legal in Colorado, they don't have a "Vern I have kidded Carl Bentrup about a lot of things in my ads, but now I'll have to brag o« him. He played real good this trip and ended his game with an eagle on the last hole, which was worth $2.00 from everybody* A good time was had by all. The only unusual thing that happened — Homer Campbell tried to play A.J. Foyt in a golf cart and the race trade wasn't rotind. Signed Ha. BEER SCHLITZ BOTTLES 6-Pak 97 Cookies SATHER'S New Shipment SANTA FE ^ YOUR CHOICE Corn Green Beans Peas Spinach Teddy Bear Bathroom Tissue 1o r k 79c Wyter's Lemonade Mix *«, 10c Detergent AlMV Wng $ 1 9O A|«X M ...... ,^.z.>. Stae leAT Santa Fo Tuna . 6-oi.can43c Hershey's Chocolate Syrup u Si 23c Sarta Fe R«d Pitted Cherries Calm Instant Coffee ...."jorOTC Bonnie 6 Always Tender CHUCK Lb. Beef Roast 55c T 69c Short Ribs of Beef u,39c Beef Liver u49c Fresh Lean Hamburger ,,,. *jrre6n WATERMELON Avocados Cukes .,,,, i Grapes .... 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