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December 23, 1933

The Mason City Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa · Page 5

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SATURDAY, DECEMBER 23, 1933 MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE EXTENSIVE WORK IN CONSERVATION IS DONE BY CCC Projects in North Iowa Are Listed; Progress Ahead of Expectations. AMES (#)--President Roosevelt's civilian conservation corps, 4,400 strong in Iowa, has accomplished more toward recliwiation of the state's natural resources in the last seven months than conservation officials dared hope for, according to Prof. G. B. MacDonald, director of the work in Iowa, With a 25 year conservation plan t already outlined, the Iowa camps got off to a head start in June with a comprehensive program at hand- Throughout the summer and early 'Co o H r o l d Friends, Ixyal and True, to valued New Friends, and to thoso whose Friendship we strive to Serve, do wo most heartily wish unmeasured Success and Good Fortune througuoxit this Year and tho Many years to come. With grateful appreciation for nil the favors received by Us from Them, and for that priceless tho intangible Asset, your Good-Will, which wo esteem beyoild measure. We wish you u Merry Christmas Hermams PHONE 6iG fall 3,200 enlisted men and 150 men on the supervisory staff worked in 16 camps scattered throughout the state, receiving a payroll of approximately 5120,000 monthly. On Nov. 1, stalling the second period, 22 camps were located in Iowa, employing 4,400 enlisted men and 200 technical work directors on an increased monthly payroll of 5105,000, of which more than $110,000 wag sent home to dependents of the workers each month. Includes Six Lines. MacDonald said Iowa's program is more diversified than in other states, embracing . six major lines of activities while other states concentrated on one or two main projects such as soil erosion control and reforestation. More than 22,000 soil erosion control dams were constructed by the Iowa CCG to check washing away of soil. Most of this work was in southern Iowa. MacDonald pointed out that the work was 'started too late in the year for tree planting, but it is planned to plant several million trees in state parks and in badly eroded areas. Five artificial lakes are being constructed by the CCC. Plans for two more have been submitted to federal officials and preliminary work has already begun. Swimming boating and picnicking- areas are being established in each place. Malto Other Improvements. Lake Wapello, near Bunch, in Davis county, covering almost 300 acres, was completed this summer by contract. The CCC camp built fish nursery ponds, a half mile of road in the park and is now working on a hoathouse, bathhouse and landscaping around the lake. Near Oskaloosa, artificial I/ake Kcomah is under construction. It will cover 85 acres. Sixty thousand yards of material have been moved, 30,000 oE this actually in the dam, the balance in stripping and opening of the seal trench. This dam is about 25 per cent complete. In Backbone State park, Delaware county, a 100 acre artificial lake is being built. The major part of the excavation is completed and 1,000 of the 5,000 yards of concrete .0 go into the clam has been poured. The work of clearing- the lake bed s partly completed. Artificial Lake Built. Near Solon, in Cedar county, is an artificial 250 acre lake under construction. The CCC will finish driving sheet piling by Jan. 1 and .ias completed clearing half of the lake bottom land. On the Iowa State college cam- aus at Ames the Boone CCC camp ,a working to rehabilitate a 3 acre lake. Twenty-thousand yards of dirt has been dredged out, a diversion ditch to carry off flood waters built and dams to impound the water are in progress. Lake projects just getting under way are on a 26 acre lake at Spring- SEES FAMILY FOR FIRST TIME! Merry Christmas Our entire personnel joins in extending you the warmest of Christmas greetings. Cadwell Garage Phone 7G1 20 1st St. N. E. And Best of Wishes for 1934 from THOMAS Machine Co, 303 SECOND ST. S. W. And now again do we offer our sincerest Christmas wishes to the many new and old friends we have served this year. ATLAS Grocery and Meat Market Phone 4G5 629 Sixth S. W. A Merry CHRISTMAS and a HAPPY NEW YEAR Hugh Davey Son 15 Second St. S. W. PHONE 874 Merry Christmas THE JOY OP CHRISTMAS Our joyous Christmas Is due to you and we, therefore, wish that yours may be filled with old-fashioned liappiness and joy. C,E, Brooks Co, 200'/ z First National BanU Kltig. PHONE 280 We Wish You-A MERRY CHRISTMAS AND A HAPPY NEW YEAR Russell Studio Phone 2272 Baglcy-Beck Bldg-. May Santa Glaus fill your stocking of life witli the things you need for your happiness. More we could not wish, in the way of Yuletide S p i r i t Ideal Grocery A. priceless Christmas gift came to the family of Tom Nuylor, mill worker of Green Bay, Wis., when Mrs. Nuylor, after 20 years' blindness, had her sight restored by a delicate operation--enabling her to see her husband and two children, Luverne (left) iiml Mildred, for the first time. (Associated Press photo.) Phone "SG 22G S. Federal brook state park in Gulliric county and a 46 acre lake at JEldoru.,Pme 3reek state park in Hardiu county. Work in Parks. Soil erosion control formed a arge part of the work during the summer months, but with the advent of cold weather, 'the CCC .urned to park developments. Neary all camps arc now working in state and municipal park areas, building foot trails and bridges, developing' picnic areas, constructing mrk furniture and landscaping. The building program for nearly fill state parks calls for erection of shelters, cabins, hoathouses and bathhouses and this work will be carried on through the winter. Insect and disease control surveys to locate and exterminate pests destroying plant life have played an important part in the CCC program. Entomologists directed by Dr. George Docker have tallied more than 80,000 oak trees in all scctions of the state which were found to be dying or dead from attacks of the two-lined oak borer. Camps at McGregor, Decorah and Cresco, where heavy infestations o£ the borer were found, were concentrating on this work. Good for Boys. Seven months' observation of the young men in the camps led Prof. MacDonald to tbe belief that they are "much better off being in camp from every standpoint." "Many of the boys are getting some technical experience in forestry, surveying, landscaping and other subjects with which the work is concerned," he said. "And with the enlarged educational program now under way, the enrolled boys will have an opportunity to get a good start toward training along one or more technical lines. "It must be remembered that the main purposes of tho camps sire to give relief to young men and at the same time to acomplish conservation work of lasting benefit to the state. We are not only attempting to build lakes and dams and develop our parks--we are trying to keep up the morale of our young men and develop them as well." listed in North Jowa. Here is a brief outline of what has been done or is in progress at North Iowa camps: Eldora, Jay Gilman, superintendent--Plan construction of artificial lake in Pike Creek state park; will do flood control work on lake's watershed to prevent silting into lake; fencing of park area and boundary marking. Okobbji, camp at Miltord, E. W. Thorson, superintendent -- Work in eight state park areas. Approximately 4,000 cubic yards of rock rip- rapping will be erected by CCC along with proposed reclamation 01 two lakes, addition of many smalloi projects of public interest will be carried on in Iowa lakes region. Develop Survey Lands. McGregor, D. C. Poshusta, superintendent--Development on United States biological survey lands, Pike's Peak and Point Anne, chiefly; erosion control of l.SOO acre watershed in nn attempt to curb floods which annually cause heavy damage at AIc- Greg-or; forestry improvements stream protection work and building' of wing dams or deflectors to aid ir trout propagation in about 15 nearby creeks. Cresco, Hugh Gciger, superintendent--Will build fish rearing ponds for fish and game commission, one of chief projects; also to do soil rco- sion control work, forestry improvements and stream improvements in nearby area. Decorali, Lcland A. Burbank, .superintendent -- Building trout, and bass rearing pond.s at Twin Bridge.-find Sieverts springs. Fish and game commission projects. A large jimouni of development work will be donu ir Decorali city parks and along the Palisades on the Iowa river overlooking the city. This includes the building of trails, bridges over deep ravines and similar work to make these areas more accessible to the public. Chicago school janitors are sale to get more than the teachers, bu that only means they are prom ised more.--Lyiicliburg News. Investment Jb'irm to Give Large Bonus ATLANTA, Ga., Iff)--The invest- Ticnt firm of Brooke, Tindall and company, has announced it will ;ivc employes bonuses equivalent to 121i per cent of the employes' an- raa! salary. The firm was organized n the summer of 1932. Firm Resumes Its Payments of Bonu: BOSTON, UP)--Bonus payments by Bird and Son, incorporated, a roofing- manufacturing- concern, arf aeing- resumed Una year with dis triliution oE between 580,000 and 590,000 to 2,700 employes. FRENCH REJECT GERMAN PLANS 3ppose Mussolini Proposal for Changes in League of Nations. PARIS /P--During talks Friday afternoon of Joseph Paul-Boncour and Sir John Simon, the French .nd British foreign ministers, Trance stood by her guns against 3erman rearmament and Premier Mussolini's demands for changes in the league of nations. British support for at least a part of the French program was announced in French quarters. It was said that the statesmen agreed the fundamentals of the eague must not be touched--al- :hough II Duce has threatened Italy's withdrawal if it is not broadened--and that the bothersome armament question'must be settled at Geneva and not through bi-lateral agreements. The French foreign minister made it plain that France cannot agree with the German revised arms demand, which were sent here confidentially Dec. 19. Wants SOO.COQ Men. Reliable reports said Chancellor Hitler wanted a German army of 300,000, fully armed, and equality in war materials, and offered a 10 year pact of non-aggression. It was reported also that Sir John was ready to suggest that Germany accept an army of 250,000, an arms control scheme, and certain moves toward "moral" disarmament. The French viewpoint, however, was that the problem must be taken up in Geneva. M. Paul-Boncour and Premier Chautemps agreed to postpone a parliamentary declaration of policy regarding Germany in order to avoid disturbing the British mediation efforts. Today's conferences were attended also by the French premier and the British ambassador, Lord Tyrrell. Ilcald Weak Substitute. Regarding the suggested non-aggression agreement, it wns said the French considered it a weak substitute for the Locarno pact and dangerous in that it would abolish tly; demilitarized zone along the Rhine. Sir John's visit here was in f u r - SOCIETY SONGBIRDS A career iu op^ra was :i dream that enmo true for these New Xork society girls. 3'ho director uf tho Chicago Grand Opera company heard tTiiue Ityim (loft) and Madeline- Smith rehearsing for n benefit performance, and offered thorn contracts for next sciisun. (Associated Press I'boto). therancc of a plan enunciated when the world disarmament conference recessed by which diplomatic exchanges regarding the arms impasse should proceed in an effort to encourage Germany's return to the Geneva parley and to pave the way for work with the reopening of the conferences next mo.nth. Sir John plans to go to next. WISHING YOU HAPPINESS May your Christmas be filled with Good Cheer! | LIEN NELSON GARAGE | BEN NELSON 12 Seventh Street S. E. HAKRY LIEN s* A Merry Christmas and A Happy New Year Keith V. Mace, O, D, Robert M, Mace, O. D. SMITH OPTICAL CO. 21 East State To our many friends and customers we extend our best wishes for a Merry Christmas Wagner Coal Co. 1130 S. Carolina Phone OSU Compliments of the Season H APPINESS, Health and Prosperity to you all--our loyal friends and patrons! Hay the day be full to overflowing with real Christmas Joy! Stop £r Shop Food Market PHONE 2727 123 NORTH FEDERAL AVE. A Merry Christmas from TT1EBROS Our Christmas carol is dedicated to you, whose confidence and patronage we have enjoyed. S.S.KRESGE Company 5-30-2DC STORE Wisconsin May Sell 50 Millions Worth of Cattle to Russia MADISON, Wis,. Dec. 23. M')--Ne- otiations looking toward the sale of 50,000,000 worth of Wisconsin dairy attic to the soviet government ave been conducted hetsveen the tate department of agriculture and nnrkets and soviet representatives, harles Hill, chairman of the de- artment, said today. Hill revealed that William B. Clrsch, co-operative marketing exert of the department, who was orn in Russia, conferred with soviet eprescntatives in Washington and vith Maxim Litvinoff, foreign min- ster, when the latter was m the United States recently. Announces $20,000 Gift to Employes C A M D E N, N. J. UP)--The Campbell Soup company Friday nnounced a Chrislmas gift of more ban $20,000 in cash to its employes icre and in Chicago. The company Iso announced it has 8G3 more vorkers on the payroll than this imc last year. STORE AT CEDAR RAPID! Four Bandits Escape Wit $1,000 From Sears Company. C E D A R R A P I D S UP)--TToi bandits held up the Sears Roebuc store here late Friday afternoc and escaped with §1,000 after tht had forced the store manager, W. 1 Sclmffcr, and two office employe Miss Miulalcne Corsello and Dona' Simpson, to lio on the floor, tin compelling Miss Corsello to open tl safe. The office is located on the se ond floor, but Christmas shoppe: there and on tlie main floor were ui awave of a robbery until the gunmt had fled out the front door. lianiHts Tulto Payroll. BOSTON. Dec. 22. (/P)--Thn bandits took a payroll of 513,5; from Morris Gordon, treasurer ' tho Trimount Clothing company the Roxbury district today. Farmers of McDowell count North Carolina, have formed a C' operative association to grow rasj berries on a biff scale. +£ ,y ** ft « 4 §S ytnRlfTAiA/ 1 WISHING YOU A MERRY CHRISTMAS From the Entire Personnel of ^ *.V ·3 3 $ ·«! y* ^ i*j ^ i'-* ·3 ^ ;^v s V-' gi 5 I | ^ Greetings of Sincerity We extend to you the warmest of Christmas greetings --may the day he one of unadulterated happiness and may you know the supreme blessing of love. HUTCHINSON'S ICE CREAM ASK YOUR DEALER OK PHONE 520 May your Christinas $ be merry and your x] New Year joyous is ^ our wish to you. 1 CENTRAL @ | Battery 6? Electric Go. ^=) 11.7 SOUTH DELAWARE T1IONJ3 491, © $ £ $ Ct? (5 $ G $ ^ ?^^#^^^^i^#^^^^^^!?^^#^^^^^^^#^^jK With a dee]) appreciation of the spirit of the season, we bring you greetings and the wish that Happiness may be yours throughout the Holiday season and' the New Year. CHAMPLIN REFINING- COMPANY (OF IOWA)

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