The Daily Journal from Fergus Falls, Minnesota on May 10, 1974 · Page 8
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Area happenings... Silverware stolen A large quantity of silverware was stolen from the First Lutheran Church in Battle Lake sometime last week, according to the Otter Tail County Sheriff's Department. Value of the silverware has not been determined. Deer Creek students honored DEER CREEK — Naomi Jackson, daughter of the Rev. and Mrs. Richard Jackson, and Cindy Parduhn, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Harold Parduhn, all of Deer Creek, have been named 1974 honor students at Deer Creek High School. They will speak at commencement exercises May 30, when 18 seniors at the high school receive their diplomas. Naomi has been active in student council, chorus, band, newspaper, annual, and library staff as well as a class officer and member of the junior and senior class plays. She plans to attend Moorhead State College in the fall. Cindy was in band and chorus, and held offices in both, was in the junior and senior class plays, held class and student council offices and was on the annual and newspaper staffs. She plans to attend St. Cloud State College this fall. Walton League to meet The Otter chapter of the Izaak Walton League will meet Tuesday at 8 p.m. in the multi-purpose room of the Fergus Falls YMCA. Lief Erickson will show slides on wildlife and fishing in Alaska and a report will be given on the state convention. Defensive driving course PARKERS PRAIRIE — A defensive driving course will be held Tuesday through Thursday in the agriculture room of the Parkers Prairie High School. It will be held from7:30 to 10:30 the firstjtwo days and from 8-10 p.m. the last day. The course will not tell people how to drive, but rather how to handle themselves and their vehicles to prevent accidents. Those interested should call the high school in Parkers Prairie. The only qualification is a valid driver's license or permit. Lunch will be served all three nights. The course is sponsored by the Parkers Prairie FFA chapter. Tree planting planned Over 200,000 trees will be planted in Otter Tail County this spring, according to Larry Streif, conservationist, West Otter Tail County Soil and Water Conservation District. The Soil Conservation Service will plant trees for individuals by machine. Tomorrow 20,000 trees will be planted on the Alvin Balzer farm north of Elizabeth. About 80,000 trees will be planted in West Otter Tail and 113,000 in East Otter Tail in the next three to four weeks. Streif announced two new employes have joined the West Otter Tail district staff. Bernard Angus, a conservationist, has come here from Farmington. Tim Russ, a student at the Brainerd Vo- Tech school, has joined thestaff for the summer. FFA awards TTie Fergus Kails chapter of the Future Farmers of America held its annual banquet at the junior high school yesterday evening. The following officers were -elected for 1974-75. President: Larry Schwarz; vice president: Denni Anderson; secretary: GregBurau; treasurer: PaulSchroeder; reporter: Ted Meyer; sentinel: 'Mike Koep; officer-at-large: Dan Wahl; chaplain: Dale Boese. The Dekalb outstanding senior agricultural student award went to Doug Holte. The chapter star greenhand award was presented to Donovan Rassmusson and Jim Swanson. The revolving dairy award sponsored by the Will-O-Rich Dairy Farms was presented to Paul Peterson. New poll is taken More sewage dumped into Mississippi ST. PAUI^Mirui. (AP)-An estimated 100 million gallons of , untreated sewage was dumped in the Mississippi River Thursday at a treatment station, after asphalt clogged intake screens of the sewage facility for the second time in 10 days, a spokesman said. The sticky substance originally entered the sewage system April 30, after an industrial accident at a U.S. Gypsum Co., plant, and about 150 million gallons of raw waste matter had to be released in the river at that time while the filter screens were cleaned. Rainwater forced out a renewed flow of the asphalt from sewers Friday, and the sewage flowed into the river for a total of 8-9 hours before officials were able to resume waste treatment at the Pigs' Eye plant of the Metropolitan Sewer Board. Sewage treatment was resumed at 7 p.m. Friday night, a board spokesman said. The U.S. Gypsum plant manager, L. R. Wille, last week said the company would pay the sewer board for damages to the treatment plant. The renewed dumping of raw sewage prompted officials to warn persons downriver from St. Paul not to come in contact with the river water. Tests will be conducted downstream to determine where the accumulation of waste matter might create a public health problem, the board spokesman said. Fergus falls (Mi.) tournal Friday, May 10,1974 11 uiu .ings| EAGLES AID HANDICAPPED - Rehab Acres this week received a grant of $1,000 from the national Eagles Jimmy Durante Fund for Crippled Children. At the presentation, from the left, were Ron Okerstrom, program coordinator of Rehab Industries; A. J. Eriekson, president of the Fergus Falls Eagles Aerie; William Martinson, manager of Kehab Meats, and Duanc Thompson, farm manager of Rehab Acres. The money will he used for rehabilitation work at Rehab Acres, the only agricultural training program in the United States for the handicapped. Princess completes her visit to the Twin Cities NEW YORK (A P) - Pollster Louis Harris says a nationwide survey indicates that for the first time a majority of Americans believe violations of the law will be proven against President Nixon. However, the poll of 1,503 adults in April indicated a decline in the number of Americans who think Nixon should resign or be impeached, according to the figures released Thursday. The poll was taken before the President released his Watergate transcripts. Fifty one per cent of the respondents through! Nixon will * be found to have violated the law, 30 per cent believed he will not, and 19 per cent were unsure. Last October, the figures were 39-36-25, and they were 4934-17 two months ago. However, only 40 per cent felt Nixon should resign, while 49 per cent believed he should not and 11 per cent were not sure. In March the tally was 44-47-9. In April the question of whether Nixon should be' impeached was at a 42-42 per cent standoff, slightly different from March's results, when 43 per cent thought he should and 41 per cent disagreed. In the new poll. 56 per cent of those queried believed Nixon is using "executive privilege" as an excuse to shield incriminating evidence from Congress. Only 30 per cent felt that Nixon was using the issue to protect future presidents and 14 per cent were not sure. 300 Scouts expected at camporee The Spring Camporee for the Oxcart Trail District of the Boy Scouts will be held this weekend, May 10 to 12, at Elk's Point just east of Fergus Falls on Wall Lake. The Camporee is a district-wide event involving approximately 25 Scout Troops and Explorer Posts and 300 area Scouts, Explorers and Adults. Competitive events, involving the many skills of Scout camping,',-ar«^ 3cb.ed.ul<3l5Eqr-. Saturday afternoon st'ar'tihg at ' 1:30 p.m. 'and continuing until approximately 5 p.m. Some of the events that are scheduled include fire building, knots, rope climbing, pancake flipping, axe and match, the heaving bar, and a compass course. There will also be a shotgun demonstration Saturday at 10 a.m. and an evening campfire at 9. "Visitors are always welcome at our Camporees," says District Camping and Activities Chairman Art Stortroen. "We suggest that you come out for the Saturday afternoon activities or for the Campfire Saturday night." To get to Elk's Point, go east of Fergus Falls on No. 210 just past Wall Lake, which is on the south side of the road. Turn south on the east side of the lake and you'll head straight for Elk's Point. MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. (AP) — Princess Margaret of Great Britain and her husband, the Earl of Snowdpn, dined very well during their twcKlay visit to Minneapolis, spending much of their time at the table. However, Minnesotans learned one thing from the visit — the English don't always prefer tea. Planners of the royal visit had tea, sherry and dainty biscuits waiting at a small reception Thursday morning at Dayton's auditorium. The princess asked for coffee. Prior to the reception, Princess Margaret and I/ord Snoiv- don made an appearance at the IDS Crystal Court in downtown Minneapolis, and hundreds of. Minnesotans turned out for a glimpse of the couple. The princess read a two-minute speech thanking the well- wishers for their warm welcome. "It's a great pleasure to renew on a personal basis the warm relations that exist between the British and your country," she said. The princess and Lord Snowdon dined at the governor's mansion in St. Paul at noon. The menu included jellied consomme madritene followed by breast of pheasant, new potatoes, fresh asparagus, orange baskets with cranberry sauce. For dessert, there was fresh strawberries with melba sauce and lace cookies. After dinner, Gov. Anderson thanked the royal couple for coming to Minnesota. "We hope you will come again and stay longer," he said. The royal party then left for Courage Center in Golden Valley, a treatment center for the physically handicapped which Ix>rd Snowdon called "one of the finest I've seen." "I wish we could have these all over the world," lie added. The couple spent a few hours resting in their Marquette Inn suite, paid for by the Canadian city of Winnipeg, before their next stop, a tour of Walker Art Center. After dining on rib eye steak at Hie Walker Thursday evening, the royal party watched about five minutes of the rehearsal of .Shakespeare's, "l/ove's Uibor l.osl" at the adjacent Outline Theater. By that time, the princess anil her husband were 45 min- utes behind schedule. The car carrying the royal party zipped nut to Minneapolis St. Paul International Airport at about TO miles per hour — 13 in.p.h. ;ilx>ve the reduced speed limit put into effect to conserve fuel. The plane lifted off at 10:40 p.m. and the royal party arrived in Winnipeg, Man., about midnight. Most spectator reaction to the British couple was polite, even that of about ot) protestors who were critical »f the British role in strife-torn Northern Ireland. The protestors carried signs reading: "Northern Ireland is a British Vietnam." and "Free Political Prisoners." The demonstrators stopped chanting "If you hate the British Army, clap your hands" when the princess read her speech in the IDS center. (Meetings Tin 1 Library Board of Trustees will meet at -I p.m. .Mundiiy, May 13. ;it Ihe library. The Fergus Falls school board will meet for a regular session ut 7:30 p.m. Tuesday. Items on the agenda include .seniors recommended for graduation and program recommendations for .Junior High. Jet pilot is killed SAN DIEGO, Calif. (AP) The unexplained crash of an Air Force jet fighter into the Pacific bus killed a pilot from North Dakota, the Navy says. A spokesman said Air Force Capt. David Hann, 27, of Minot, N.D., died Wednesday when his F10G jet plunged into the oceun -!(> miles southwest of San Diego during Air Defense Command exercises. 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