The Daily Journal from Fergus Falls, Minnesota on May 1, 1974 · Page 3
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Firm fills (Mi.) tovul Water Watch Data in this chart show the colifonn (potential disease-carrying bacteria) index tar water at several points checked weekly by the Fergus Falls Health Department. An index number under 900 indicates only mild pollution; an index between 900 and 1,000 indicates some problem; and an index number over 1,000 means water is not suitable for activities such as swimming. (Data courtesy Fergus Falls Health Departmeit) Test Date: [ Monday, AprilZS) Test Locatta m CoUtorm lidex Last This Danielson Bridge (south Week Week ofFribergDam) ... .................. ... ^ Diversion Dam...: .................. jj M Hoot Lake-Wright Lakeculvert ....... J!! » Water plant intake .................... *!.. g Pisgah Dam ........................ , 14 1 *e Interstate 94 Bridge ................. 2441 «• Dewey Bridge ........................ 'w..MM Dayton Hollow ....................... 490 1,58* Pelican River (Elizabeth) ............ 1,3M.. 1,72* PebMeLake ., ....................... Discontinued $$• White Drug Really Shines For Spring! PHIL RAGE On the jfclocal scene Te$lgns City editor Bob Drechsel Bob Drechsel, who has been the Daily Journal's city editor since July, 1971, has resigned effective the end of this week. He and his wife Lynn plan to spend three months in Europe and in September he will begin graduate study in the University of Minnesota's School of Journalism and Mass Communication. Publisher Charles Underwood announces the vacancy is being filled by Phil Hage of Minneapolis, who attended the University School of Journalism. Hage spent the summer of 1972 as a member of the Daily Journal news staff and he contributed a number of travel features while in Europe last year. Smelt fry sets record The 20th annual smelt fry sponsored by the Fergus Falls area Save the Wetlands Club attracted a record crowd Saturday night, Les Leitte reported today. Almost 3,000 attended the event Friday and Saturday when 1,800 pounds of smelt were served. About 100 volunteers, including 50 Boy Scouts, assisted in the effort to raise funds for preservation of wetlands. No more filings Harold Erickson and Harold Leland remain unopposed for re- E U A nff Ore election to the Fergus Falls school board. No one filed yesterday,. •••** **n^«» the deadline. Erickson seeks his fourth term on the board and Leland filed for his second term. May 21 is the date for the annual school election. farm lOOIIS Jury awards '4,217.60 Arnold Ernst, Fergus Falls, was awarded $4,217.60 in District Court Tuesday in a suit against Harbison-Paine and Branick- Swedberg. Ernst alleged that damage to his 1970 sugar beet crop was due to improper functioning of a beet planter. A jury found the defendants 80 per cent negligent and Ernst 20 per cent negligent. Another case scheduled for District Court was settled out of court. Ann Tosh, sought $25,000 damages against Clara Woodhall following an automobile accident in Perham in 1972. Terms of the settlement were not released. ••'.'»' In a case to be tried today, Marsh vs. Marsh, Stacy Marsh asks $80,000 damages in behalf of Troy Marsh against Roy Marsh for personal injury following a 1973 automobile mishap. In County Court the state patrol charged five drivers with speeding. Four forfeited bonds. They are: Richard William Anderson, Minneapolis, $25; William Defries, Doran, $25; Douglas Duane Johnson, 528 E. Channing, $15; Michael David Wicker, Detroit Lakes, $33. Lynn Ralph Watson, Wyoming, was fined $25. Dennis Schultz, Hewitt, was fined $50 for careless driving. City police charged Jeffrey Alan Jyrkas, 534 W. Stanton, REAP funds available for projects The director of the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) has urged state fann- ers in need of new or improved pollution controls for animal facilities to take advantage of reinstated funds now available to farmers through the federal Rural Environmental Assistance Program (REAP). Grant J. Merritt said he was pleased that the funds, impounded by President Nixon in December, 1972, have been reinstated as the result of a court order. Under the program, REAP will pay up to 80 per cent for a pollution controlproject costing up to $2,500. Farmers may claim a 10 per cent state (ax credit on the remaining 20 per cent of costs which they must pay. The REAP funds are aOailable through the remainder of 1974 and are available for projects "substantially completed" by the end of the year. The funds are administered by County Agricultural Stabilization and Conservation Service offices. Merritt urgsd farmers in need of funds for detailed information. For information on MPCA regulations governing animal facilities, farmers may contact Jim Bosch at MPCA headquarters in Roseville (612) 296-7327, or district MPCA offices in Duluth, Rochester, Brainerd, Fergus Falls, and Marshall. county court with driving while intoxicated. Jyrkas forfeited $300 and was ordered to attend Fergus Falls Safety Seminar. Kenneth Odin Johnson, 301 E. Alcott, fined $300 for driving while intoxicated and ordered to attend Fergus Falls Safety Seminar, and further conditions of the Court. Timothy Paul Solum, Fergus Falls Route 5, was fined $15 for improper registration and $15 for improper use of license plates. Pelican Rapids police charged Steven John Oman, Circle Pines with driving while intoxicated. Oman was fined $300 and ordered to attend a Safety Seminar. The Otter Tail County Sheriffs Department charged Lyle Walter Brasel, New York Mills with driving while intoxicated. He was fined $300 and ordered to attend Perham Safety Seminar. Bruce Allen Buising, Deer Creek, was fined $300 for reckless driving and $50 for open container and ordered to attend Fergus Falls Safety Seminar. Richard Paul McAllister, Moorhead, was fined $300 for driving after suspension of license and $50 for open bottle. Fillmore S. Trites, Henning, forfeited $33 for speeding. Roger Neal Ostrowski, Hewitt, forfeited $25 for speeding, fined $300 for driving while intoxicated, was ordered to attend a Safety Seminar and sentenced to 90 days in Clay County Jail.- Disclosure was feared WASHINGTON (AP) President Nixon feared in April 1973 that his counsel, John W. Dean III, might reveal a certain bugging. Nixon said "I feel uneasy" that Dean might "go popping off about everything else that is done in the government, you know, the bugging of the ...." But the transcript of a meeting among Nixon, 'John D. Ehrlichman and H. R. Haldeman doesn't identify the site of the eavesdropping effort. Guaranteed loans by banks and other lending agencies are a new source of credit for farmers who cannot otherwise find financial assistance, Gordon Klenk, Farmers Home Administration state director for Minnesota, said today. ''Farmers Home Administration is already offering borrowers insured loans and- loans' "in which private lenders and Farmers Home Administration participate. We are now adding guaranteed farm loans made by banks and other' .nding agencies," Klenk explained. Farmers who need credit can apply for loans either through the Farmers Home Administration or through banks, Federal Land Banks, coop, insurance companies or other private sources of financing. The lending organization makes and services the loan. Farmers Home Administration will repay private lending institutions up to 90 percent of any loss on a guaranteed loan, but not more than 90 percent of the original principal. Farmers Home also pays the bank the difference between the borrower's interest rate and the current Farmers Home Administration guaranteed rate of 9 percent for emergency and operating loans and 8 percent for farm ownership, soil and water and recreation loans. Lenders pay Farmers Home Administration a fee for each loan guaranteed. Farmers Home Administration borrowers are now paying 5 percent interest for farm ownership, emergency, soil and water and recreation loans. The interest rate for operating loans is 6^4 percent. Klenk also indicated that a recent ruling from the Office of the Comptroller General, Washington, D.C. was good news for national banks that participate in the Farmers Home Administration guaranteed program. "The ruling provides that only the non-guaranteed part of any loan is charged against the bank's lending limit," he said. "This means that, if 90 per cent of a $75,000 farm ownership loan is guaranteed, only $7,500 of that loan will be charged against the lending limit." Klenk points out that the applicant must meet the same eligibility requirements for a guaranteed loan as he would for a regular Farmers Home Administration loan of the same type. Interest rates and repayment terms are the same for guaranteed loans as for conventional Fanners Home loans. In order to make the guaranteed lending process easier and faster, applications, forms and statements are prepared by regular lenders. The Farmers Home Administration county supervisor has many loan programs available for farmers and other rural residents and rural communities. i^ti *.*-<-/ £>* ~ ; 7 double discounter A. SLEEPING BAGS by Coleman. 3-lb. Polyester filled. Ml Site SLEEPING BAGS 34 x 77 finished size with full separating zipper. 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