The Ottawa Herald from Ottawa, Kansas on January 28, 1963 · Page 11
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The Ottawa Herald from Ottawa, Kansas · Page 11

Ottawa, Kansas
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Monday, January 28, 1963
Page 11
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II This edition of The Herald is published as a tribute to the people who use the soil and the water to provide for the rest of us, present and future. SOMETHING TO SMILE ABOUT — This happy-looking couple, a garage in the basement yet. Conservation award winners, Mr; Mr. and Mrs. Charles Hamilton, Pomona RFD 2, started farming and Mrs. Hamilton have 75 per cent of their cropland terraced. operation with 80 acres. Now there are 240 with a modern home— (Sec story Pg. 7) A LAKE OF HIS OWN — Bill Rice, Ottawa RFD 2, takes beside the lake left when rock was dug for a highway. It's a * lot of pride in his 546-acre farm. His efforts to increase and place where a man can find peace, quiet and fish. (See story preserve its productivity has brought him a Conservation Award Pg. 2) from Kansas Bankers Association. But his favorite spot is here Herald Photos By Dick Crawford . * 'x'*/<<H}iS'Vr)'itt H '-" l> J 'Vj'>"i' t *' l< "T/ie boss keeps his farm pond well stocked" And A. I. Van Cleave "Someday tfiis wiW be yours, so/i. CONSERVATION THEIR BUSINESS - Irvin Ross (seated) Emmett Richter, 1010 S. Main, conservationist, and Mrs. Emily checks soil conservation information with staff of Franklin Kirkpatrick, 740 S. Oak, district clerk. Ross, 844 S. Cedar, is County Soil Conservation District office. Other staff members are work unit conservationist. (Herald Photo) (from left) Ldan Davis, 908 N. Mulberry, conservation technician; THAT'S WHERE SUE CAUGHT THE BIG ONE - It's a rather small pond, one of many examples of soil and water conservation work on Mr. and Mrs. Tom McMUIen's farm, WellsvUle RFD 2. But the Pomona Reservoir won't hold any bigger catfish than Mrs. McMUIen caught a little to the left there. Emphasis M conservation brought the McMillens a Bankers' Award. (See stay Pg. 3)

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