The Daily Republic from Mitchell, South Dakota on August 13, 1958 · Page 19
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Mitchell, South Dakota
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Page Twenty THE DAILY REPUBLIC, Mitchell, S. D., Wednesday, Aug. 13, 1958 Items Collected By Reliance Man .Believed From Pre-Historic Site By Republic News Service CHAMBERLAIN - John A. Er-; Sckson of Reliance possesses a vast; collection of items taken from what is believed to have been a pre-his-i toric village site located in Lyman: county. I Included in the collection are arrowheads, stone knives, pieces of shell and bone, pottery, .smoking pipes, stone mall 1 ;, axes, etc. Collecting the ancient objects on his father's homestead since he was 10 years old, Erickson's collection, numbers about 6.000 different! Items. All of the collected piecco: were taken from an old pre-historic village site on the river bottom four miles west and 11 miles south of Reliance, at the mouth of the Bad Water Creek. According to Erickson, (ch Smithsonian Institute has expressed Interest in his collection because every Hem was found in one general area and because it is believed the collection Is pre-historlc — proba- My an ancient Aerikare tribe. Archeologists baj: this belief on the fact that various pieces of pottery, bone and shell can be traced to ancient cultures. "1 found my first arrowhead when I was herding cattle," said Erickson, "but I didn't do any excavating or take any real interest in the site until some of the items were exposed during dust storms. Later, while plowing, he would watch for the items to come to the surface and pick them up. The site now is covered with about 12 to 18 inches of gumbo. Under the gumbo, a little layer of sand exists and it is on this layer it is believed the people lived, he said. "A c t u a 11 y," he continued, "you can find similar collectors items all long the Missouri River. Bui, the unique thing about this collection in that they all were found in the one place, which measures about seven acres large. You'll find that many other places along the Missouri are now being investigated because of /the reclamation work." 'Expecting to find several human bones at the Mte, Erickson said the only human pieces found were one ^ „„,.__ portion of a skull, or", section of aj CARTHAGE—Eig'hty nine riders backbone and one piece of an arm| partic j patet j in tne fourth annual horse show at Carthage Aug. 10. Clubs from Huron, Redfield, Lake Springfield To Above Average Pro duction Of Get $188,000 M os t Crops Predicted In State For New Armory WASHINGTON Iff) — Funds wil 1 be released in the next day or two for national guard armories at Madison and Springfield, S. D., accor ding to Sen..Case (R-SD). He was advised the national guard would release $205,000 as the federal share for the armory at, Madison and $188,000 as the federal share for the armory at Spring field. Construction bids are expected to be called for at an early date. lohn A Erickson of Reliance points to a portion of his 6,000-piece collection taken from what U hrlirvrd to haw been a nre-hlstoric village site on the river bottom at the mouth of the Bad Rix-cr Creek The seven acre plot Is located southwest of Reliance. Included in the more than 300 pioce disp.av, above, are smai, kn.ves, arrowheads, pieces of shells, Carthage Club Has 89 Riders In Horse Show By Republic News Service bone. Numerous pieces of pottery were found but nothing complete because Preston, Artesian, Fedora, Howard, of the age. Finger prints are vis- jMac j iscrii Mitchell and Carthage able on the items found and some animal prints also can b.e seen. A lifetime resident of the Reliance community and currently living in Reliance, Erickson loaned the collection to the Ovei Museum in Vermtllion for safe keeping and display until 1956 when he re-claimed it. City Oi Huron Defendant In $20,000 Suit were represented. Oldest rider in the show was Ben Knutson, 65, of Mitchell and the youngest, was Gordon Luden, 5. of Carthage. Lloyd Hendrix of Artesian scored the most points. The Carthage club accumulated 43 points. The C Bar X Rangers provided special entertainment. First place winners were: 10 to 14 year class, Bridget Carrol, Huron; under 10 year class, Nels Peterson, Huron; parade class, Anchor Leifson, Redfield; western pleasure, adults, Lloyd Johnson, Lake Preston, 10 through 14, Bridget Carrol and under 10, Nels Peter- SIOUX FALLS Wl - Final argu-: S °p olc bcndlug under 10 Nc i s Pet . meats were: heard yesterday after. . e u t)j ,, M Lym] EminB) noon in a $20,000 suit against the ;Cartnagc and adultSi r , loyd H e,i- city of Huron. 'drix. Artesian, clover leaf race, Testimony concluded in the ac-i u i hrougn 14> Patsy Shoemaker, tion brought by Mrs. Vera McDon-; Huroni ac mits, Lloyd Hendrix, Ar- Parksion VFW Uniis 4th In National Contest PARKSTON — Francis Kurtenbach, commander of Hutchin son County Post 3298 Veterans of Foreign Wars, has received word that the post and its auxiliary have won fourth place in the national Community Service Contest of the VFW. This is the third year that the post has won national recognition, placing eighth last year and llth in 1956. Under the rules of the contest, posts and auxiliaries must place in the top four in the state contest to be eligible to enter the national competition. Highlights of the Parkston VFW program include a Teen Canteen, an annual marb I <? tournament, a Softball team for girls, junior-junior baseball team, and observances of all major veterans holidays,, including memorial day, loyalty day and Veterans day. Row Crops In SD Beginning To Fire, Wilt By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS An end to the hot, dry wesather that was ideal for the small grain harvest now almost completed would be welcomed by South Dako. ta farmers, whose row crops are beginning to fire and wilt. The State Crop -Reporting Service said Tuesday that most of the state is now short of topsoil moisture and that in many areas, corn and row crops are in danger of serious damage. Where moisture has been adequate, however, the high temperatures have produced rapid growth. Top-soil moisture is generally short in all but the area south of a line from Lake Andes to Belle Fourche. Subsoil moisture is in better supply, but is still short in much of the area east of the Missouri River. Exceptions are the Mobridge - Gettysburg - Onida, De- Game Board To Set Waterfowl Seasons Aug. 18 PIERRE Iff) — A 90-day season with four ducks per day, or 75 days and a daily bag limit of five. That probably will be the decision facing the South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks Commission when it meets here Aug. 18 to set the 1958 waterfowl seasons. A third option also will confront the commission: a split season comprising a total of 68 days of shooting. Howe v e r, since the commission has not favored a split season in past years it likely will narrow its choice to a 90-day or 75-day season. The 90-day proposal is an experimental season proposed by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to all states in the central fly way. All proposed seasons are submitted to the states by the feder a 1 agency and state comrnis s i o n s choose their seasons within those recommendations. • The state commission also will choose between a 75-day continuous season or a 68-day split season on blue and snow geese, and between a 60-day continuous season or a 4-day split season on Canada and hite front geese. Here again the commission is likely to pick the continuous ieasons. Shooting hours will be the same is last year, from a half hour be- ore sunrise to sunset. As in previous years, nonresi- ents will be banned from hunting waterfowl in South Dakota. On, JfvL If Hawaii Becomes State, SD Will Still Be Center Of Nation By ROBERT A. HUNT WASHINGTON «1 — When Alaska is formally admitted to the un-on, a point on " t side of a butte near Castle Rock, S. D., will become the new geographic center of the United States. The switch will be from Lebanon, Kan. But what happens when, and if, longress approves Hawaii as the nation's 50th state? Backers of the territory are shooting for this ac,ion at the next session of Congress. The Coast and Geodetic Survey has told Sen. Francis Case (R-SD) the center at that time will still be in South Dakota, about nine miles to the southwest but still In Butte County. Of more immediate concern is the center upon admission of Alaska. Here's the location the survey comes up with: "South side, about midway be- ween the southwest and southeast orners, of Section 21, Township I 4 East of Butte aid, Detroit, Mich., who contends ; t es j an ' she suffered injuries because of stra'cht barrel race 10 and un- with between 250 and 500 members, negligence on the part of the.' der Douglas Hall, Carthage; res-!and the under 250 member class, city. icue 1 race> u tnrough 14, team of (which is the one the Parkston post Mrs. McDonald claims the mis-.two. Myra Greenvold and Diana was en _ tel ^5_l n _- L hap responsible for her injuries was-Hinchlie; cigar race, 45 and over, The record book that won the ' Smet - Madison and Milbank-Clear award for the unit was compiled by!Lake areas, the auxiliary. There were 234 books entered in the national contest, with 97.2 per cer.t of the posts in the nation competing. The entries were divided into three classes, those over 500 members, posts 148Graduaies Of caused by failure of the city to post|Harry McGhmis, Carthage. signs warning of a dip at an inter-i Keyhole race, adults, Lloyd Hen section. She was injured in a car drix, Artesian; 10 through 14, Billy pprpri T\1 ,. J T« crash Aug. 20, 1957. ; Me ek, Carthage: relay race, 11 .\N I L H13060 111 Witnesses for the plaintiff includ-jthrough 14, Patsy Shoemaker,!"***^ w *v*ww«~ ed Mrs. McDonald; Jerald McDon-lBridget Carrol and John Luden rn -,L:_,._ *D/in4n aid, her husband; Mrs. Frank Ar-Jcarthage; relay race, adult, Duane ]_ gclCIllIlLI 1 OS15 ""•'' " i i - * it. i.i. . . , Law- i ^ neson, Tulare, sister of the plain-!p e terson, Lloyd Hendrix and Law-i tiff; and Kenneth E. Benson, Sioux rence Moody, Artesian. [ Falls, a civil engieer. Testimony! Potato race, 11 through 14, Danny by deposition was also heard fromiMenlcke, Huron; adults, Lloyd Hen- Dr. H. P. Adams, Dr. David 0. drix, Artesian. Donnie and C h e t Ken-, Mrs. William Kutil and Mr. Abel, Lake Preston, won in match- William Kutil, all of Huron. Witnesses for the defendant were Harlan Meyer, Huron city engineer, end Thomas Flolo, Huron. Texans In SD Plan Picnic At Park In Pierre jed pairs. The Carthage Club is a member of the East River Horsemen's Association and rules of that organization were observed. Jud g e s wore Arthur Moore. Centervill e; Clint Nelson, Howard, and Clarence Hoffman, Spencer. Prizes went to James Harmon, Delbert Pierson, Forestburg, Don P. Amsberry, Carthage, George 'Gerstenecker, Fedora and Orlando PIERRE UP* — Texans who adopt- Olson, Artesian, rd South Dakota as their home will extend a friendly hand to their! new neighbors Saturday. The occasion Is the eighth annual Texas picnic >vhich will Farm Island State Park. Joe Poindexter, in charge of ar- i • rangements, said about 500 Tex- f\ T ans are expected to attend. Each*** will bring a South Dakotan as his SPRINGFIELD - Mrs. Myrtle 'Emery Student ;hth annual; TT ft 1 j. _ be held ati jjonor Graduate SPRINGFIELD — Dean Lee De Boer, director of Teacher Placement at Southern State Teachers College reports that the 1958 grad uates of teacher education at South rn will earn $459,000 in teaching salaries next year. There will be 46 four - year graduates teaching at an average salary of $4,200; 52 two - year graduates ;eaching at an average of $2,900; and 50 one- year graduates teaching at an average of $2,300 to make the total of $459,000 in earning power for the 1958 graduates. Add to this the Southern alumni who have been assisted to new positions for next year by the Teacher Placement Bureau and the over-ali grand total for earning power would go well beyond the half million dollar mark which makes teacher placement a real big business. Over 90 per cent oi Southern's graduates are placed in South Dakota schools. Dean DeBoer states that the demand for newly trained Corn is more than nine-tenths tasseled for the state. Tassel- ing in the southeast is virtually complete with ears in the milk stage on about one - half the acreage. For the state, about one . fourth of the corn is in the milk stage with very little in the dough stage, which is behind last year when one-tenth was in dough and about one- half in the milk stage. The soybean crop is in good to excellent condition in most of th main producing eastern third of th state. About three - fifths of th soybean acreage has formed pod* Sorghum is over two --fifths neac ed out for the state. In the easten one - third of the state about one half of the sorghum is headed. Harvesting of the large smal grain crop made rapid progres this past week with dry, warm 1 we ather. Harvest is nearing comple tion with virtually all the white wheat harvested for the state. Fo the other crops about nine • tenth of the rye harvest is complete four - fifths of the oats and barley and over half of the spring whea Flax harvest is just beginning fo ;he state. guest. Anderson, Yankton, and Albert Ed Barren. assistant attor n e y ; VanderLinde, Emery, were gradu- Re.-,?ral, will be the featured speak-iated with Cum laude honors from er on the program which begins^the four - year course at Southern about 11 ,a.m. A picnic lunch will be State Teachers College at the Aug. served. 8 commencement when 85 degrees A dancr in the Izaak Walton Clubjand diplomas were awarded. House will climax the day's activi-' Mrs, Anderson is a teacher in des. > rairie Fire Mazes And Rain Falls Mile Off BLUNT Wl — A prairie fire black ned 140 acres of pasture on the N JL. Cruse farm Monday while a hunder storm was dumping rain nly a mile and a half away. Neighbors and firemen from Jlunt and Onida fought the blaze •hich was believed, started by a Ightnlng strike. No rain fell at the Cruse farn iut the area to the east got a good oaking. Hay and pasture land in the 'ierre area is extremely dry afte jeveral weeks without rain. Blun is 21 miles east of Pierre. fudge Reviews Findings Of Recount Board SIOUX FALLS UP! — Findings o the recount board in the Siou Falls city manager versus cit commission matter were reviewe by Circuit Judge Roy D. Burn Monday. The judge will decide whethe some ballots rejected by the re count board are valid. A review of the recount board' action was brought to Circuit Cour on a writ of certiprari obtained b opponents of the city manager plan At present, the vote for the em ployment of a city manager is 5,6f while the vote against is 5,66" These totals were determined b the recount board. orth, Range ounty, S. D." Sen. Case said that's located on he side of a butte at an elevatioi f 3,350 feet about three miles nor est of two top peak near Castle lock. There are no roads in the im mediate area of this location. The center, if Hawaii is admittet a the union, then would be shifted om this location to a spot closer o highway 85, a blacktop road. As such, it probably would be more adaptable as a tourist attraction with such things as visible markers. The state already claims th ;eographlc center of the North Am rican continents. A marker jus iorth of Pierre designates the ap jroxlmate location. A recommendation has bee: made by the Senate Public Work Committee that funds be mad available and used to take up th tudy of river damage to banks o he Missouri between Elk Point S. D., and Ponca, Neb. The study previously was author ized by Congress but It was drop ped in 1951 to determine what e ect Gavins Point and Fort Randa Dams would have on the river chai nel. esign." There are an estimated 200 different designs on hand for the 49 • star flag. Perhaps the most popular at the moment is one which would ar- ange the stars in seven rows of even each. Others include an eagle made of tars, a circle with a star made of tars in the center and USA in tars. The present law doesn't spell out tow a new design of the flag shall be decided upon but Congress has nder consideration a bill which would leave it in the hands of the resident. Suit Involving Road At Oahe Dam Dismissed SIOUX FALLS i/f) — Suits brought by C. A. Landeen, Minneapolis, against two other Twin City firms lave been .dropped from U.S. District Court after the com plaints were dismissed. Judge George T. Mickelson signed the dismissal orders. Landeen Construction Co. had brought suit against Alexander Construction Co., Minneapolis, and St. Paul Fire & Marine Insurance Co., St. Paul. Landeen's firm had sought $9,862.15 plus interest and costs from Alexander for the c o n- struction of an access road at Oahe Reservoir, near Pierre. The defendant claimed it had suffered damages of $52,500 by subletting the contract to Landeen and filed a counter-claim of $42,673.85 plug interest and costs. Action was brought against the insurance concern ac a bonding company for Alexander Construction Co. John E. Burke represented Landeen while the defendants were represented by John B. Galloway. SIOUX FALLS tfi — South Dakota can expect to follow an excellent 1957 crop y,ar -1th an even better one this year, the State Crop Reporting Service has predicted. One of the most favorable Julys on record for maturing small grain has resulted in a bumper small grain crop. Higher than average production of most other crops is predicted. The largest yields on record were forecast for winter wheat, other spring wheat, durum wheat and rye. Sharply higher than average yields are indicated for corn, oats, barley and flax. Test weights and quality of harvested small grains are very good. Compared with last year, production is up on all wheat except durum (for which acre- ages were sh ,>ly reduced), and all other crops except corn, sorghum grains and hay. Compared with the 10-year average, production this year is up on all crops except durum wheat, barley and potatoes. Nationally, production this year is up on all crops except sorghum grain and hay. Corn production for South Dakota on August 1 was estimated at 120 million bushels, is 8 per cent below 1957 but 16 per cent above the 194756 average. The all - com yield was forecast at 31.0 bushels — 33 in 1957. Wheat production was reported at 50.6 million bushels on August 1, which is 26 per cent above a year Airman Defendant In Damage Action SIOUX FALLS Wl — A $16,110 suit has been filed in U.S. District Court by Robert H. Van Horn of Illinois against Kenneth Weber. Ellsworth Air Force Base. Van Horn contends his three- teachers continues strong, that the supply is still short, and graduates of teacher training courses are quite certain of placement in good positions. Plankinton Bank year-old daughter Vickie, suffered permanent injuries in an auto accident at Rapid City Feb. 18, 1958. He seeks payment for the injuries and medical expenses. Dakotans Among Ministers Who Will Tour S.A. NASHVILLE, Tenn. Wl — Two South Dakotans will be among 32 United States Methodist ministers on an evangelistic tour to South America in September. South Dakotans who will make the trip to Bolivia, Chile and Peru are the Rev, Dwayne F. Knight, Brookings, and the Rev. Edward C. Antrim, Watertown. The mission is sponsored by the Methodist Board of Missions, New York and the Methodist Board of Evangelism, Nashville, There are reports that some 'unds might be made available to jomplete the study this year. If so, the money probably would come from a general investigations fund already appropriated. If the study were completed this year, the results would be available for Congress next year when hearings on a bill introduced by Sen. Case would be held. His bill would authorize construe tion of bank stabilization work between the two points. It's aimed at protecting farmers in the area from losi ^ land to erosion. The stu f would go into the economic feas.bility of the project. Case has received numerous letters from farmers who told of losing fertile land almost daily to the river. One farmer said he had seen about 150 acres lost in his vicinity since 1927. A South Dakota woman, Miss LuErna Jacobsen of Rapid City, has a design for a new 49 - star flag to be used when Alaska becomes a state. Sen. Case has submitted the de sign to the White House for consideration. Miss Jacobsen, a medical secretary, first came up with her arrangement of the 49 stars in a spiral circle back in 1946 when Alaskan statehood also was under consideration. She started with Betsy Ross' ori ginal idea of 13 stars in a circle and ust kept extending the circle in a piral arrangement. Stripes would >e unchanged. Marly Mission Priest Bruised n Auio Mishap RAPID CITY tf) — Six persons njured in a three-car smash on iighway 14-16 east of Rapid City unday night were reported "in ood condition" at a Rapid City lospital today. The accident hap- ened 10 miles east of the city ear Box Elder. David H. Barlau, 28, of Ellsworth VFB, was stopped to make a left urn when his car was hit in the ear by a car driven by Evelyn Mine, 22, of Rapid City. Miss Mone's car bounced into the oncom- ng traffic lane, hitting a westbound uto almost head on. The Rev. Gaulbert Brunsman, 50, St. Paul's Indian Mission, Marty, was driving west, accompanied by the Rev. Robert Jaeger, 28, Decatur, Ind., and Jaeger's parents, Mr. and Mrs. George Jaeger, Muncie, Ind. GOP Candidates To Be On Hand At Fair In SF the elementary schools of Yankton OK d F Or f HA and VanderLinde is an electronics teacher at the North Dakota School of Science at Wahpeton. The Rev, Benj. Trickey, of the Springfield Congregational Church, gave the commencement address. The program was followed by a I luncheon for graduates, staff mem- ibers, and parents of the graduates. ctmiv C.ATTC Tne total number of graduates SIOUX BALLS up, _ Republican from the May and August c o instate candidates will be on hand; mencemen t s was about 240, corn- frr the Sioux Empire Fair in Sioux bined between teached education Falls which begins Friday. land vocational-trade departments. Jim Powell, Young Republic a n chairman for Minnehaha County said the Junior GOP will keep a booth at the fair throughout the \ Specialist Course W ^ 6k ' t * •,!!,,„ PORT BELVOIR. Va. (AHTNC) Gov. Joe Fofis will lead the par->_ Pvl Day i R Christians, son of ade on opening day. At the booth; Mr an( j Mrs j 0 h n E. Christians Friday and Saturday wil be Phil Avon , s . D> . recently completed the Saunders, candidate for governor, lcn . wee k sup piy specialist course and Alex Olson, lieutenant gover- a t ihe Army Engineer School. For nor hopeful. Beivoir Va. The schedule for the remainder Christians was trained to receive oi the week: Monday—All Hamre. uore, issue, ship and salvage con treasurer candilate, and Utilitiesstruction materials and other en Commissioner Roy Doheny;' Tues-igmeer equipment. He enterted the day—George Wuest, candidate f or 1 Army in February of this year and attorney general, and Auditor Os- received basic training at Fort Car car Brosz; Wednesday—Land Com- sou, Colo. mis&ioner Bernard Linn and Sec- The 21 - year - old soldier at retary of Stale Clara Halls. ' leaded Avon High School. Long Term Of Service Lauded Case presented the design to the proper authorities back in 194 when it drew favorable comment This time he turned it over to presi dential assistant Jack Anderson. "Miss Jacobsen'ji design is appealing," Case said, "because i •eadily provides for the addition o new states. Extra stars could be added without changing the spira design. Since it appears that Hawaii will shortly become the 50th state we might as well adopt a flexible Loan Program WASHINGTON — The Farmers & Merchants State Bank, Plankin- on, South Dakota has been apprnv- d to make FHA property improve nent loans to homeowners. The approval was contained in a etter sent today to H. R. Page, cashier of the bank by Roy F. Cooke, assistant commissioner of the Federal Housing Administra- ion. Loans are available to all owners for remodeling, modernizing and repairing homes under this widely-used FHA Title I low cost budget plan. The moneys loaned for home provements under this program arc from funds of the Farmers & Merchants JState Bank of Plankinton, """RIDER INJURED PLANKINTON - Linda Lalley, 10, daughter of Mr .and Mrs. Pat Lalley of Plankinton, was Injured Monlay morning while riding her pony. She was going around a corner in a ditch and her foot was slashed in a steel post, which had sharp edges on , it. It took eight stitches to close the wound. She is recovering at her home. Guy Harvey, left, of Yankton w»§ Uuded for his 20-yeari of service as state volunteer chairman of the March of Dimes by E. F. Sturm, state representative for the National Foundation, in a ceremony at Yankton recently. Harvey'* service as a volunteer leader has been Instrumental in raisinj nearly two and one- half million dollars as » weapon in the foundation's fight against polio. Harvey was presented with a plaque in recognition ^f bit service. Corn Suffering From Drouth In Springfield Area SPRINGFIELD—Corn is suffer ing in this area from the last week of hot weather and unless rain :omes soon it could cut in heavil on the final yield of the 195 corn crop. Rains here have not been large this summer with aver age showers running a half inc or less. Up to the last week th short rainfall had carried the crop rather well because the weathe was unseasonably cool. This picture has now changed an the shortage of moisture Is begin ning to tell. Corn is turning a slat color instead of the deep green has held all through the summer. The grain harvest is cpmplete and some 'fall plowing had bee started but due to the parche fields most farmers are waiting un til rains come. It would take a fu inch or even two inches to put U corn in shape for further growt at this stage. Dry weather is als showing up on the alfalfa and othe feed crops which show evidence short growth at ibis time. ago and 30 per cent above the ten- year average. An adequate supply >f soil moisture during the growing season along with below normal temperatures during July were the two main factors in producing the largest all wheat crop since 1951. Records yields of 32.0 bushels for winter wheat and 19.0 bushels for all sprii.j wheat was estimated. Production of winter wheat was placed at 15.6 million bushels, which is nearly 50 per cent larger than the production of 1957 and over two times larger than the 1947 - 56 average production. Durum wheat was forecast at 1.3 million bushels for 1958, which Ls one-third less than 1957 and nearly 50 per cent less than the ten-year average production. The lower durum wheat production was due to a sharp reduction in acreage this year. Other spring wheat production was placed at 33.7 million bushels — 22 per cent above last year and 16 per cent above tha ten - year average. Oat production was estimated at 113 million bushels for 1958, which is 23 per cent above 1957 and nearly one - fourth larger than the ten - year average. The oat yield was forecast at 36.0 bushels which Is the highest yield since 1951 when 37.0 bushels per acre was estimated. In 1945 the oat yield was record high at 41.0 bushels per acre. Bumper yields have been reported for local areas throughout the state. Barley production was estimated at 13:3. million bushels, which is 10 per cent above 1957 but 17 per cent below average. The barley yield was estimated at 26.0 bushels per acre which is the highest yield recorded since 1927. Acres for harvest are sharply lower than for the 10 - year average. Rye production was forecast at 5 million bushels, which is one- fourth more than the productions for 1957 and for the ten - year average. The rye yield was estimated at 23.0 bushels per acre, which is 2 bushels higher than the record- breaking yield of 21.0 bushels estimated for 1957. Flax production was estimated at 6.6 million busheL — 34 per cent above a year ago and 17 per cent above average. The estimated Miss Moline suffered a fractured ind dislocated ankle in addition to evere bruises and contusions. Shaon Moline, 17, riding with her sis- er, suffered face lacerations and evere shoulder bruises. George Jaeger, 59, has a fractured right arm and his wife, 57, has evere leg injuries. The Rev. Jaeger has face injuries but the Rev. Brunsman sustained only bruises and contusions. The airman, Barau, did not require medical attention. Investigating officers said two of he cars were almost demolished by the impact and indicated char- jes may be filed against one of the drivers involved. flax yield at 10.0 bushels per acre is the high- yield was .since 1948 when the bushels per acre. A Group Named To Study Rulings For Legion Meet WATERTOWN Wl — American Legion Department Comm a n d e r Harold M Hayes has named South Dakotans to serve on the 16 committees that will digest resolutions or submission to the 40th national egion convention in Chicago for Sept. 1. The appointments, ann o u n c e d ;hrough department headquart e r s here were: Americanism committee, Cyril J. Paul, Estelline; child welfare, H. T. Fuller, Mitchell; constitutional antendm ents, Carl Miller. Flandreau; credentials and internal organization, Glenn R. Green, Lake Press ton; employment and veteran preference, S. A. Kirk, Sisseton; other economic matters, Harold Fetherhuff, Herreid; finance, Robert Payne, Sioux Falls. Foreign relations, Franz H. Ry- ger, Jr., Beresford: legislation and rules, Charles L. Hyde, Pierre: claims and rating, K. G. Peters Refield; hospital and medical services, Clarence G. Blank, Roslyn; and for the five sections of the security committee, military Joel P. Hayes, Rapid City; Naval, William Meyers, Colome; Aeronautics. Darrel W. Lundquist, Ver- milUon; merchant marine, Chas. La well, Newell; and civil defense, Robert D. Marsden, Wall. These commutes have been called to meet at 10 a.m. Sunday, Aug. 31. year ago flax yields were reduced sharply due to the infestation of yellow aster. Potato production was forecast at 728,000 cwt., which is , slightly higher than the production for 1957 but 23 per cent lower than the 1949 - 56 average. Soybean production is forecast at 3.9 million bushels- which is 28 per cent above 1957* and one and one - half times larger than the ten . year average. The estimated yield at 15.5 bushels per acre compares with 16.5 bush«l6 per acre last year. Sorghum grain production was forecast at 4.8 million bushels compared with 6.8 million bushels produced in 1957. Hay production was forecast at 6.1 million tons, compared with 6.9 million tons in 1957 and 4.0 million tons for the ten - year average. 5 Huichinson County Servicemen Released By Republic News Service OLIVET — Five servicemen from Hutchinson County have been released this month, according to a report from the Selective Service board. They are: Jerome Peter Hohn, Friedhelm Karl Korn and Edwin Auch Early, discharged from the Army; Lt. James Allen, of Freeman, released from the Navy and Thomas George Weber, from the The Country Paraoo "You can't make friends and sharp retorts at the • a ra e lime."

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