State to Celebrate Arbor Day by Planting Oak and Moon Seedlings By Lori Rotenberk (Drake University Journalism Student) DES MOINES — A Mt. Vernon Oak and a moon seedling — symbols of two phases in American history — will be planted on the state capitol grounds on Arbor Day, R. A. Wright to Be Honored by Rotary Club Robert A. Wright, a longtime member, will be honored at a Carroll Rotary Club meeting next Monday night at Tony's. Wright, a booster for Living History Farms near Des Moines, will be presented with a check for $500 for the Iowa attraction. He has agreed to match the club donation. 'The occasion will be a Rotary Ann night. The club will host a Brazilian exchange group which is traveling in District 600 at the present time. At last night's meeting, Jerry Rolfes and Mike Benton gave reports on the weekend district Rotary conference held at Ottumwa. Dr. Lynn Curry was in charge of the program which included a discussion by club members of Rotary affairs. 2 Truckers to Be Cited for Arrest Aid DES MOINES, Iowa (AP)— Two truck drivers from Iowa and Missouri will receive April 30. The Iowa Conservation Commission, which is sponsoring the plants, also in encouraging lowans to plant a tree on Arbor Day for preservation of forested areas, wildlife habitat, scenic beauty — and even for shady comfort on a warm summer's day. FUNNY BUSINESS j. Sterling Morton, a newspaper editor, was the first proponent of Arbor Day with slogans such as "help battle against timberless prairies." "We will have a ceremony on the capitol grounds to commemorate the importance of trees in our environment, said Gene Hertel, state By Roger Bollen © an by NEA. Inc T M Btg US Pat Oil. /MEET OFFICE v^ forester. "One special tree to be planted on the capitol complex is a 'moon seedling.'" "The seedling was given to us by the Forest Service. The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) distributed seedlings to every state. These plants were carried to the moon on Jan. 31, Egg Production is Down in Iowa DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Egg production in Iowa during March totaled 169 million, 5 per cent less than a year ealier, according to the Iowa Crop and Livestock Reporting Service. Layer on hand during March averaged 8.4 million birds. 6 per cent fewer than during March. 1975. Production of eggs per bird during the month was 20.2. up 1 per cent. Timei Herald, Carroll, la. "J Tu«day, April 27, 1976 / 1971. on Apollo 14 and survived the journey back," he said. Trees have helped America grow from colonial times into the spage age, Hertel said. A Mt. Vernon Oak also will be planted on the capitol grounds, representing another era in America's history. The oak seedling was grown from an acorn picked along the historic walkways of Mt. Vernon, George Washington's home in Virginia. This seedling was a gift from the General Federation of Women's Clubs and the American Association of Nurserymen. The Conser.vation Commission also sent a "Birth of a Tree" kit to every fourth grade class in the state. This project, in its third year, is an opportunity for students to make Arbor Day more meaningful, Hertel said. "It is important that students learn as much as they can about our natural environment . . . and appreciate it. Hertel said. '"We give them seed and soil and they can watch the tree produce in the classroom and chart its growth. Much can be gained from watching a young tree develop." The Forestry Department stresses the importance of trees to the Iowa landscape. Trees play a particularly important role for Iowa as we are losing natural woodlands, tree acreage is going down each year in place of crop and building land. We have a tendency to take trees for granted," said Hertel. The commission has a tree-planting program every spring for people who own rural land. This year they have issued about 1% million seedlings for planting. Planting of trees is something to give thought to more than once a year, said Hertel. Trees are needed for landscape value, erosion control, atmospheric improvement and clean air. According to commission newsletter, about 78 trees are needed to absorb the carbon dioxide and produce the oxygen needed to maintain the balance in the atmosphere for each person in the United States. Twenty trees are required to offset the effect of a car driven 60 miles in one day. "We need more trees in Iowa's steeper areas. Our thickest woodlands are in the west and around the major waterways. In the 1930's we lost many trees to urban growth and farming. Some of this soil is so worn out it can't even hold tree roots," said Hertel. "We have to improve land like this . . . that's what Arbor Day is all about," he said. "The important thing to remember is that a tree has to be suited to a site ... so check out this information with an area forester before planting." Many small communities throughout the state will be commemorating Arbor Day with ceremonies and traditional planting programs, in hope of making some land as beautiful as it was 100 years ago, said Hertel. If you can't send you, send money. ^^^HTK«< Red Cross. The Good Neighbor. A Public Service ol This Newspaper 8 The Advertising Council TRUCKLOAD SPECIAL SAVE $40.00 2 SPEED WASHER 5 CYCLE-FABRIC SOFTENER DISPENSER REGULAR 3 1 9 NOW ONLY $279 HEIRES ELECTRIC CO. CARROLL. IOWA awards from the Iowa Public Safety Department for their roles in helping apprehend two robbery suspects. The drivers, Harley Steen- hoek of Prairie City and Paul Tuggle, 32, Webb City, Mo., will be feted by Iowa Public Safety Commissioner Charles Larson for "service above and beyond the call of duty." The awards will be presented in the safety department at 10 a.m. Thursday. The incident which led to the awards began April 7 when two men held up the Hoelscher Oil Co. at Popejoy in southwestern Franklin County. State troopers on nearby 1-35 were alerted. An ambulance driver enroute from Hampton to Des Moines heard a report on his citizens' band radio about the r robbery and reported he had seen a car matching that of the getaway car on the interstate. A state trooper radioed the information to truck drivers with citizens' band radios in the area. Steenhoek and Tuggle. southbound on the interstate, saw the suspects' car and boxed it in on the highway just outside Hampton until authorities arrived. Arrested 18 minutes after the robbery were John Rowson, 19, rural Sheffield, and Denny Craig, 25, Mason City. / Family Birthstone Tree® Plaque ^ Our Family Tree Frederiksen Gets 10 Years Times HeraM News Service AUDUBON — John Edgar Frederiksen, 23. of-Hamlin. Monday was sentenced to 10 years in the men's reformatory at Anamosa for larceny in the nighttime. Frederiksen, convicted earlier this month by a district court jury of thefts from a farm home near Audubon last New Year's Eve. was sentenced by District Judge Jerry L. Larson. Court officials said Frederiksen will not begin serving the sentence until the Iowa Supreme Court has acted on an appeal of the district .'. court conviction. : ' ' Holiday Visits In Arcadia Times Herald News Service ARCADIA — Merlin Wiebers. Milwaukee. Wis.. spent the East weekend in the Ray Wiebers home. Mr. and Mrs. Leon Timmerman and family and Mr. and Mrs. Bob Timmerman and family spent Easter Day in the Leo Timmerman home. Mr. and Mrs. Allen Henderson and daughter and Tricia and Linda Pille were holiday dinner guests of Mrs. Martha Pille. Mr. and Mrs. Don McDade attended a meeting in Iowa City over the weekend. Mr. and Mrs. Harold Orth and son of Council Bluffs spent Sunday in the Mrs. Wayne Duffy home. 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