The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on March 23, 1967 · Page 10
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2-Algona (la.) Upper Des Moinet Thursday, March 23, 1967 This Is National Wildlife Week; Outline Projects The Kossuth County Soil Conservation District and the Soil Conservation Service and other agencies assisting them are joining other organizations in the observance of National Wildlife Week, March 19-25, 1967, according to Julius Baas, Chairman of the District. The Theme of this year's promotion is "This Is Your Land." "Every citizen is part-owner in local, county state and Federal lands, and should l>e Interested in their conservation use and treatment,' said Frank H. Mendell, State Conservationist of the U. S. Soil Conservation Service. "As the demand for space for recreation, hunting, and other activities continues to grow we must plan carefully for the conservation management of our lands, both public and private, to meet these needs/' Mr. Mendell said. Nearly a fourth of the land in the United States is pul>- lic owned. The Kossuth County Soil Conservation District along with 99 other Districts In the state are providing technical help in planning and applying wildlife conservation measures. These practices include provision for wildlife habitat and recreation. Small watershed projects tlirough Public Law 566 are being dove- loped for multi-purpose benefits to Include fish and wildlife and recreation where feasible. PIT PONDS B. Jack Wederquist, Engineer- in? Technician with the SCS, is currently supervising the construction of a pit type pond on the A. F. Van Buren Farm inCresco Township. Tliis is the first pond of this kind that has teen built in the Kossuth District. This pond is tieing built on the Des Moines HJver bottom with the primary purpose for fish production. The pond will have a berm built around it to keep the flood waters out of it. The pond is fed from the under-ground seepage. SEEDED SLOPE TERRACE "The seeded back slope of terraces make good cover for pheasants", according to Loren Bishop, Soil Conservation Technician. Ho reports that Roger Frink, who lives south of Fenton along highway 44, built a set of tills type of terraces last fall. Mr. Bishop recently stated that this set of terraces will be seeded with Emerald Crown Vetch. This is a new legume to this area and will be placed here on a field trail by the SCS in cooperation with the District and the cooperator. Refreshing the Nation's Economy What is the brewing industry worth to the American economy? Reckon it in billions. Here are some of our annual outlays, in round numbers: Excise taxes (federal, state, local) .... $1.4 Billion Agricultural purchases (grains, etc.) $215 Million Packaging purchases (wood, paper, metal) $550 Million Salaries and wages $2.5 Billion ON THESE FOUR ITEMS ALONE—MORE THAN $4 BILLION The Breweries of America Pump Constant Refreshment^ into the American Economic System. UNITED STATES BREWERS ASSOCIATION, INC. P.O. BOX 159, OSCEOLA. IOWA INCREASE DIESEL HORSEPOWER WITH A PRODUCT OF MARVEL-SCHEBLER DIVISION BORG-WARNER CORPORATION, DECATUR, ILLINOIS AUTOMATICALLY introduces LP gas at loads exceeding 65%. INCREASES HOftSEPOWER (15-30% on lilt inglnoi) REDUCES EXHAUST SMOKE CUTS DIESEL FUEL CONSUMPTION CUTS OIL DILUTION LEAVES ENGINE CLEANER PROVIDES SMOOTHER POWER M«t. Pfndlflf Thermogas Of Algona $0. PHILLIPS ST. 295-2841 WIND BREAKS- WILDLIFE AREAS There is a definite need for improved cover for wildlife in the District. The windbreaks in the District are one of the best a protected areas for pheasants, according to Lyle R. Riedinger. The SCS is working with farmers in planning areas around the windbreaks that will be a benefit to wildlife. As the new windbreak is planted plans call for the planting of at least one row of honeysuckle. Special attention is given to the planting of evergreens as these make ideal winter cover for the birds. WILDLIFE CONTROLS PESTS The conservation planned farm will furnish food and cover for locally important kinds of wildlife as well as providing good farm crop production. Farmers in the Kossuth County Soil Conservation District are showing increased interest in providing for the needs of wildlife on their farms. Songbirds, woodpeckers, night hawks, swallows and martins are insect pest controllers. Sparrows, finches, larks and other birds feed on weed seed and help to control insects. Foxsand owls aid In the control of rodent pests. Fox, Mink, skunk control rodents such as field mice, meadow mice, gophers and rats. Bull, fox and king snakes are used to control gophers. Game birds and animals are frequently mentioned as being the chief reason why the farmers should provide for wildlife on their land. However, Mr. Riedinger, points out that the real Important thing Is to provide for natural communities where many kinds of wildlife can live. Outdoor recreation, nature study, aesthetic values and improved natural biological balance all can be found on the farms where good planning for wildlife has been accomplished. The 1967 National Wildlife Week observance in Iowa Is under the direction of Clarence Christensen, Stuart, Iowa Chairman. St. Joe KCs Hear Attorney At Banquet ST. JOE —Knights of Columbus father-son banquet was held Wednesday, March 15, in St. Joseph . school hall with County Attorney W. B. (Bing) MacDonald, Algona, as the speaker of the evening. Rev. Leo C. Schumacher was toastmaster and Mllford Plathe^ Grand Knight, gave the address of welcome. Norman Bormann gave the response for the sons. Ruth McEnroe, Corrlne Bormann, Cathy Plathe, John Hamilton, Bob Nichols and Bill Obrecht, students at Garrlgan, gave a preview of several numbers from "Our Fair Lady", an operetta to be presented March 28, 30 and April 2 at Garrlgan. Catholic Daughters of America were in charge of banquet arrangements. - o - SHOWER SET Banns of marriage were published in St. Joseph's church Sunday for Patricia Ann Wagner, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Sylvester Wagner of St. Joseph's parish, and Robert A. Kruse of Ft. Wayne, Ind., son of Mr. and Mrs. John Kruse, Hartlng- ton, Nebr. An April 8 wedding date is set. Apre-nuptial shower will be given in honor of Patricia Wagner Monday evening, March 27, in St. Joseph's school hall, with relatives and friends Invited. - o - Mr. and Mrs. Milford Plathe and Kathleen spent Friday in St. Paul, Minn, where Kathleen visited at St. Catherine's College. Mr. and Mrs. Clete Salz, Mr. and Mrs. Florian Faber, Mr. and Mrs. Adam Berte and Mr. and Mrs. Delano Grimm spent a 3- day vacation in Florida last week, leaving via plane from Sioux City with nearly 100 people in the group. The last of a series of card parties sponsored by the C.D.A. was held Sunday evening with Mrs. Marvin Reding, Mildred Bormann, Dennis Holmes and Bob getting high and second high prizes. Mrs. Alvin Berte received door prize. Mr. and Mrs. Delmer Plathe spent the weekend with their son, Pvt. Richard Plathe, Ft. Leonard Wood, Mo. Mr, and Mrs. Lorenz Bormann visited several days last week in the home of Mr. Bormann's sister, Mr. and Mrs. Matthew O'Conner, Parsons, Kans., and spent the weekend with their son, Pvt. Alvin Bormann at Ft. Leonard Wood, Mo. Eight of the 10 largest cities In the country lost population between 1950 and 1960. Algonan Now Dubuque Law Firm Partner LEO MCCARTHY Leo A. McCarthy, 30, son of Mr. and Mrs. Don McCarthy, Algona, became a full partner in the Dubuque law firm of Kenline, Reynolds, Roedell and Breitbach recently. He has been associated with the firm since 1963. He attended and graduated from St. Cecelia's Academy here, attended Loras College and received his bachelor of science degree from Creighton University, Omaha, and his law degree there in 1963. Leo is a member of the Iowa State, Dubuque county and American Bar associations and at the present time is treasurer of the Dubuque Bar Association. He is also a member of the Dubuque Area Chamber of Commerce, the JayCeesand is a Grand Knight of the Dubuque council of Knights of Columbus. Ottosen Folks At Anniversary Observance OTTOSEN - Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Hoflus and Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Wehrspann were Sunday visitors at the Knut Oppedahl home at Humboldt. They helped the Oppedahls observe their 25th wedding anniversary. - o - ARE CONFIRMED Mrs. Thomas Bennett was confirmed at services Sunday by Rev. Robert J. LeMont. Following' that service, Mr. and -Mrs. Bennett brought their sons, Dan, Scott, Steven and Timothy to be baptized. Mr. and Mrs. Richard Klnseth were the sponsors. Following services, the Kinseth family were dinner and supper guests at the Bennett home. - o - Chris Anderson returned home from Lutheran hospital Wednesday. Mr. and Mrs. Leo Tofteberg attended the 25th wedding anniversary celebration for Mr. and Mrs. Byron Hill at Ft. Dodge Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. Oscar Oppedahl and family visited his mother, Mrs. Bertha Oppedahl, at the Rotary Ann home at Eagle Grove Sunday. Mrs. Harvey Thorsen and Clara, Mrs. Albert Thorsen, Mrs, Charles Welter and Mrs. Earl Olson were Friday visitors at the Sam Thorsland home at Bode at a coffee party. Mr. and Mrs. Earl Olson attended an Olson family gathering at the Marlyn Pfibsen home at Bode Sunday night. Mr. and Mrs. Erling Malmin spent last weekend at the home of their son, Mr. and Mrs. Martin Malmin at Minneapolis. Tommy Banwart, 2, son of Mr. and Mrs. Franklin Banwart of Walnut Grove, Minn., is spending several days at the James Banwarts. Mr. and Mrs. Rudy Olson were supper guests Tuesday night at the Arthur Petersen home to help Mr. Petersen celebrate his birthday. Evening visitors were Mr. and Mrs. Harold Williams of Livermore and Norman Petersen of Humboldt. Mr. and Mrs. James Bamvart and family will spend the Easter weekend with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. E. 0. Koehl, at Hancock, Minn. Mr. and Mrs, Antone Speich, Ruth and Edwin were Sunday afternoon and supper guests at the Eldon Walters home at Renwick. Mr. and Mrs. Ray Pentico were Sunday dinner and lunch guests at the Fred Niewald home at Emmetsburg. They also called on Mrs. Elizabeth Calentine and Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Hildebrand. Mr. and Mrs. Merle Faulk of Des Moines were Monday dinner guests at the Percy Watnem home. Mr. and Mrs. David Evenson of Liberty, Mo., and Mr. and Mrs. James Fowler and family were Sunday night visitors at the Kermit Fowler home. Mr. and Mrs. Sam Kropf were Saturday visitors at the Richard Kropf home at Ruthven. Arthur Petersen and family and Mrs. Helen Thacker were Sunday dinner guests at the Rudy Olson home at Gilmore City. Smith-Corona Portable Typewriters, Victor Adding Machines, at THE UPPER DES MOINES PUB. CO. In Algona- competitive catalog prices. Baas Reflected, Soil Commissioner Julius Baas, was re-elected as a District Commissioner on Mar. 15, 1967, at an election held for the Kossuth County Soil Conservation District Commissioner. Other Commissioners are Claude Seely of Algona and Jack Nyman of Bancroft. The District Commissioners develop the policies and procedures for the Soil Conservation District. HUNTERS Four hunters operating within a 10-mile radius of Soldier bagged 35 coyotes this winter. In the hunting party were Dale Bar- nes and Skip Holverson of Soldier, Harold Holverson of near Mapleton and Leo Wagner of Turin. The men used dogs and walkie-talkies in getting the animals up. 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