Carrol Daily Times Herald from Carroll, Iowa on April 20, 1976 · Page 10
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Carrol Daily Times Herald from Carroll, Iowa · Page 10

Carroll, Iowa
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Tuesday, April 20, 1976
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Tim.* Herald, Corroll, la. Tunday, April 20, 1976 10 Shooting Wolves in Alaska By John Grcely JUNEAU. Alaska (API — For the past year, the State of Alaska has had a standing offer: take a wolf off our hands. No takers. So in a move that has outraged people living in states where the wolf is virtually extinct, government biologists are shooting the animals from airplanes and helicopters. The wolf body count since mid-February: about 85. Each one has cost about $1.000 to track down and kill. The state hopes to kill 200 or about 2 per cent of the state's wolf population. "This offer still stands." says Gov. Jay Hammond, himself a retired wolf hunter. "We would rather export wolves than kill them. "However, this takes money and willing recipients. Both, to date, have been in short supply." Hammond says the wolf packs must be thinned. Biologists say the animals are gobbling up too many moose and caribou and have developed a taste for pet dogs. Environmentalists who tried to stop the killing say wolves are getting a bum rap. Alaskan officials were serious when they asked if other people would like to have a wolf. The University of Nevada at Las Vegas — whose sports teams are "The Wolfpack" — asked for one as a mascot. They were turned down because the animals must go to a wilderness or semiwilderness area. Another stipulation: all costs of catching and transplanting the wolf must be borne by the out-of-stater. This could 'easily reach several thousand dollars. Folks in the 49 other states, most of which haven't had a wild wolf in 70 years, have been ''noticeably uninterested" in the transplant offer, says Ed Huizer. deputy commissioner of fish and game. Says a veteran Washington state backpacker: "Seeding the forest with 'wolf cubs might seem like a nice idea to an armchair conservationist. "But I'd like to see his face when he peaks his head out of a tent one morning in the Cascades and finds a hungry wolf prowling around outside." Alaska is the last bastion for the wolf. There are estimated to be 8.000 to 12.000. about the same number of a half century ago. Wolves have been hunted as a predator and game animal for decades in Alaska. The federal government first placed a bounty on the Alaska wolf's head in 1915. then launched a statewide 10-year predator control effort against the wolf in 1948. Traps, poison and aerial shooters — one of whom was Hammond — were used. The governor figures he took about 250 wolves in eight years. He flew a single-engine plane with one hand and shot with the other. Cemetery Auxiliary Has Program Times Herald News Service ARCADIA — Highlight of the Arcadia Cemetery Auxiliary which met April 12 was a program which included excerpts from the book. "The Siberians" by Farley Mowat. The program was given by Mrs. Henry Kasperson. In her talk she told the life style of people living in the northern part of the country. Members sang several songs led by Mrs. William Jentzen. program chairman, and Mrs. Kasperson. Mrs. Jentzen closed with an "Easter Reading. Mrs. R a y W i e b e r s . president, presided at the business session. A prayer was led by the chaplain. Mrs. Elvin Anderson. Lunch was served by Mrs. Orville Kroeger. Mrs. Mel Wilkens and Mrs. Anna Noelck. Don't be ffuelish. Office Of ENEIGY CONSEKVATlON Of 1HE fEDEIAl ENERGY OFflCl TTTTT DON'T MISS IT Our Grand Opening Carpet Sale gives you a shot at prices that read like ancient history. GRAND OPENING OF OUR NEWLY REMODELED CARPET DEPARTMENT Some things you can't afford to miss. Miss that apple, goodbye girl. Miss this sale, goodbye chances. Speaking off the top of our head, REGISTER FOR PRIZES GRAND PRIZE in the Armstrong Solarian American Craftsman Sweepstakes: the entire contents of a complete family room — complete with decorative accessories and antiques! PLUS 135 OTHER PRIZES featured in this room — including (5) oak tables with chairs, (10) pairs of upholstered chairs, (20) Designer Solarian floors, and (100) Wilton Ar- metale pitcher and goblet sets! No purchase necessary! Came in and fill out an official entry blank! FREE Register for a Mannington Full length Mink Coot LIMITED TIME STORE OFFER ..,s. "•"?"*•>.,_ Wilton Armetale American Craftsman pewter like plate ($20 value). A limited edition for collec- *< tors. Each plate handmade and numbered. Yours free with the purchase of 12 or more sq. yds. of Armstrong Solarian. we'd guess that we never changed so many tags from going prices to gone prices. Maybe not everything, but more than any two or three stores in DOORBUSTER SPECIALS "PLACE & PRESS" Vinyl Asbestos Floor Tile Peel oil the protective backing. Place into position and press into place. Choice of patterns. 12x12 45 Sq. Ft. Box In Full Carton EA« BIGELOW FRINGE RUGS Round, Oval and Oblong All 3" Fringes Reg. $78.00 $ NOW 23 While They Last the state together. So better shoot here soon, as possible. The apple of your eye may not sit still. f BIGELOW TEMPURA HI-LOW ALL NYLON MINI-SHAG 6 Colors to Choose From Lime, Avocado, Brown Navy, Yellow, Red Was $8.99 4 BRAIDED RUGS One 9'xl2', One 2'6"x4'6" & Two 20"x32" Department wide carpet sale from $1.49 & every dollar range on up. Here is a chart to tell you how much it will cost to do that room in your home. All Nylon All Four Yarn Rugs For 69 95 While They Last OZITE INDOOR-OUTDOOR Famous Ozite indoor-outdoor carpeting. Made of high quality K polypropylene fiber for long lasting beauty. Sq. Yd. 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