Carrol Daily Times Herald from Carroll, Iowa on March 26, 1976 · Page 39
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Carrol Daily Times Herald from Carroll, Iowa · Page 39

Carroll, Iowa
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Friday, March 26, 1976
Page 39
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Scientists Continue Soil Mapping in Carroll County About one-third of Carroll County has been mapped by soil scientists in a survey that began in August of 1974.* Earl Lockridge, soil scientist for the U.S. Department of Agriculture Soil Conservation Service, said 89,000 acres were mapped in 1975, making the total acres mapped now more than 125,000. Max Sherwood continues as soil survey leader. Kirk Johnson and Frank Haynes worked on the survey until mid-summer. Johnson has taken a position in Logan, ' Utah, working with Campus Crusade for Christ. Haynes is 'continuing his education at the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville. Lockridge and Robert Vobora are now working on the survey. Lockridge, who moved to Carroll in July, previously worked on the Boone County soil survey. Vobora, who also came to Carroll in July, is a recent graduate of the University of Wisconsin at Steven's Point. This is his first assignment as a soil scientist. Several agencies are cooperating in the soil survey program. They include the Carroll County Soil Conservation District, the USDA Soil Conservation Service, the Carroll County Extension Service, the Iowa Agricultural Experiment Station, Carroll County Board of Supervisors and the Carroll County Conference Board. The last Carroll County soil survey was published in 1930. It was made without the use of aerial photographs and was made on only a one square inch per section scale. Only 22 different soils were mapped in that survey. The current soil survey is being made on aerial photographs and is at a scale of sixteen square inches per section. This survey will include about 100 different soil mapping units involving about. 40 different soil series. The reason for the difference between these two soil surveys is not because the soils have changed. It is because of what has been learned about soils since the 1930s and because more specific and detailed soils information is needed by a wide variety of users. Timei Herald, Carroll, la. p Friday, March 26, 1976 3 £ A new Carroll County Soil Survey Report will be published at the end of the survey. It will include a soil map of each acre of land, management recommenda- tions, conservation practices required, soil formation and geology of the county, crop yield information and general fertility, engineering properties of the soils and other useful information about the county. A soil report is especially helpful for those involved in agricultural enterprises. Soil information is used by all people, directly or indirectly. The primary purpose of a soil survey is to obtain information so that the land can be used according to its capability. This includes conserving the soil for future generations. CARROLL COUNTY IOWA SOIL SURVEY PROGRESS MAP R-3fcW R-35W R-34W R-33NA/ H and H Growth in Institutional Phase The H and H Company of Carroll continues to be a dominant factor in the distribution of fresh fruits and vegetables in the Carroll area. With the addition of frozen foods and many dry grocery lines, however, the institutional phase of the business has accelerated, according to H. L. Hudson, president of the wholesale firm. "More and more of the company's products are going to restaurants, night clubs, nursing homes, hospitals and other institutions," Hudson said. "As an example, we have seen almost a 75 per cent increase in sales of institutional size frozen orange juice whereas the sales of the six-ounce or store size has been barely steady.'' Other items in the frozen line, such as chopped broccoli have practically supplanted the fresh item from many grocers' counters. The increasing cost of land, transportation, and other COURSE INTRODUCED WATERLOO, Ont. (AP) — The University of Waterloo will introduce a new co-operative program in honors geography this fall, the university has announced. Co-op geography students will alternate every four months between campus and jobs in government, public agencies and private locations to work in the area of geography. factors have made some, products in the perishable line extremely high priced, Hudson pointed out. There are ample supplies of fine apple and citrus products available, however, Hudson noted. "And in spite of dire predictions early in the season, potato prices have remained reasonable. Today's shopper can still find many bargains in delicious and nourishing fresh grown fruits and vegetables." The H and H Company is a leading West Central Iowa wholesaler of fresh and frozen fruits and vegetables, coffee, sugar, oysters, pickled fish, charcoal, popcorn, seed potatoes, onion sets, plants, fruit and gift packages. It also does banana processing. HIT OR MISS NEW YORK (AP) — Income tax payment during the colonial days tended to be a hit or miss affair with tax evasion seeming to be the rule, not the exception. Taxing the income of citizens has been a part of American life since the first New England settlers and its equity has been questioned ever since, says the World Book Encyclopedia. One of the first income taxes was calle'd a "faculty tax," levied to equlize the tax burden of landholders and nonlandholders. Each man's estate was assessed and he was taxed accordingly. T-85-N 130 Employed by Farner-Bocken Co. Farner-Bocken Company, founded in Carroll in 1939, continues as one of the city's major wholesalers and employers. The firm employs 130 workers in the headquarters in Carroll and seven warehouses located at Sioux City, Ames, Council Bluffs, Fort Dodge, Charles City, Clarinda, Iowa; and Sioux Falls, S.D. The company also operates driver salesman depots in 10 other cities including Sibley, Sheldon, Cherokee, Harlan, Perry, Atlantic, Marshalltown, Creston, Red Oak and Shenandoah, Iowa. Accounting for about 65 per cent of the company's volume are original product lines including tobacco, candy, cigars and sundries. A beer distributorship was added here in 1950 and later the firm joined Mutual Merchandising Company to offer a line of gift and appliance items. It also vends candy and cigarattes by coin-operated machines. William S. Farner, president of the company and former mayor of Carroll, launched the business as the lone salesman. He and Don Bocken operated from a building on the northeast corner of Third and Main Streets, now the site of a city-metered parking lot just west of Westgate Mall. The company moved to its present main office on Highway 30 East in 1952. WOMEN PILOTS WASHINGTON (AP) — With six more women helicopter pilots qualifying by the end of 1975, total membership of The Whirly-Girls, international women helicopter pilots, has reached 210 in 13 countries. Those recently qualifying included a U.S. Army aviator in Germany, a housewife in France, another in Illinois, a flight instructor-charter pilot in Arizona and in England two housewives who are members of the Helicopter Club of Great Britain. T-84U T-83W r-82N R-36W R-35W R-34W R-33W THE DARK AREAS on the Carroll County map shows where the soil mapping has been completed since the start of the survey in August, 1974. During 1975 the soil Trinity's Goal is to Be Self-Supporting scientists mapped about-89,000 acres. The total acres mapped is now more than 125,000 which is about one-third of the county. A Whole New World for You JACOBSEN TRAVEL AGENCY AIRLINE RESERVATIONS ANYWHERE IN U.S. OR ELSEWHERE THE * AIRLINES AND TOURS * CRUISES * AMTRACK * BUS CHARTERS * GROUP TRAVEL * HOTELS AND RtSORTS * TRAVEL INSURANCE * DOMESTIC AND FOREIGN OPEN EVENINGS BY APPOINTMENT Offices Also in Exiro, Atlantic, Harlan JACOBSEN TRAVEL AGENCY PAUL S. FRICKE, MGR. 225 Ease 5th NO SERVICE CHARGE Ph. 792-4431 — CarroH •»« Members of the Trinity Episcopal Church underwent a "self-evaluation" this year, according to the Rev. Thomas Gray, rector. »»•»••••»••••» The evaluation led to new programs in the areas of education and worship. The hour of Sunday morning mass is now 11 a.m., with church »•»••»•»••••« The Pulse of a Community can be determined by the cooperation demonstrated by its citizens. Carroll's Pulse shows up in "excellent shape!" i We've been keeping "tabs" on the progress of Carroll for many years. Now that the beautification program of the Urban Renewal Program is underway in the Central Business District, we are most ha'ppy to be, a part of the Carroll Community. There are many constant reminders of your superb community spirit. It is rewarding to operate a business in this atmosphere. We hope many other businesses feel the same and-will feel the same. Andrews Roofing & Sheet Metal, Inc. 438 Lincoln Phone 792-3830 Carroll, Iowa school for adults and children at 10 a.m., Fr. Gray said. The adult class will be concentrating on the faith and doctrine of the Anglican communion. Fr. Gray is giving teaching sermons on one Sunday of each month that deal with the history of the Episcopal Church. The parish is also having bi-monthly masses in the homes of the members this year. These occasions are an opportunity for th.e parishioners to gather socially and informally. They also look at the liturgical traditions of the church in a setting less formal than Sunday morning mass. . Since June, 1974, Trinity Episcopal Church has embarked on a three-year pilot project of local parish renewal. The goal is for the parish to become self-supporting on a continuing basis and to continue to have a full-time resident priest. Fr. Gray has been in charge of the project since it began. He is the first full-time priest to serve the church. Previously priests were responsible for one or two other churches in the area in addition to the Carroll Church. The membership of the church presently stands at 31 family units. The annual fund raising canvass of every member was in October. It resulted in an increase of about 16 per cent in annual donations for 1976. The church is presently conducting a series of Lenten programs. Bishop William Davidson of the Western Kansas Diocese and the Rev. George Six, rector of Trinity Episcopal Church, Muscatine, have already conducted Lenton programs on evangelism. The church is located at the intersection of Ninth Street and North Adams. ,The building was originally constructed in 1885. Because of good upkeeping, it remains the same as when built over 90 years ago, Fr. Gray said. , Mrs. Marilyn Copeland is president of the Trinity Guild. The six members of the Bishop's Committee are headed by L.A. (Jack) Smith, the 1976 warden. Book farm money the way you do feed, seed and fertilizer. Early ordering assures sufficient quantities of materials when you need them. And you don't usually pay until delivery. Your Production Credit man has a finance program that offers similar benefits. He may be able to establish a line of credit to fit your future needs. This money is at your disposal on a get-it-as-you-need-it basis. But you start paying only when you begin using the money. Don't you owe it to yourself to find out complete details on PCA financing? LOANS FOR: Fertilizer Seed • Repairs Machinery • Livestock PRODUCTION CREDIT ASSOCIATION "THE GO AHEAD PEOPLE" jhe gD ahead people Phone 792-4941 Corl Stulcenholti, Mgr. Gory Bluhm, A»»t. Mgr. Mormon Behrent, A««t. Mgr.

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