Fayette County Leader from Fayette, Iowa on April 5, 1962 · Page 8
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Fayette County Leader from Fayette, Iowa · Page 8

Fayette, Iowa
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Thursday, April 5, 1962
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Soil C onservatwn Report of activities The year 1001 marks the lGth Annual Report of the Fayette County Soil Conservation District. The District Commissioners, Alfred Stewart, chairman; Carl Lueder. Fayette, and Hildor Gilbertson, Elgin, arc responsible for the administration of the Fayette County Soil Conservation District. Regular meetings are held by the district commissioners on the second Monday of each month. Others attending are Melvin Wan gsness. secretary; lxOand A. Mc Cord, Soil Conservation Services; and Lois Ileick, Clerk. All persons interested in soil conservation and the work of the Fayette County Soil Conservation District are welcome to attend. The district works in cooperation with the Extension Service, Agri- ciilturcl Stabilization Conservation. Soil Conservation Service, and Farmers Home Administration. Assistance was furnished the district by the following: District Kmplw.w Lois Hoick. District Cl .Tti. J. L Cline. State Aid . .-mri 1 ^-iYerne Krueg . '. Sir.lv Aid . part tinv; >. Soil ("•rriM -r. stum Sfvicv LeUnd A Mc C ^ I 'm: C;inst'~>:iti;inis". H.-»7 * - i K Bcyit. Omsc.'vaticiri «. .v ; -id .1 1. Clint-, t"- inservatirwi L . :I-TH .' rr ;'.—*.—*.ir. WeckT.fi t*r\d Mich '>•>'i- >•> '."-j.i- were select••; •• •••.•.•'•:•>•• j .w .v -s? f .T a'jtstand- .j-ns:-". .= ii:ir. achievements >. :>• •••••.r-z :rn- annual TV- c.-r.-.:-; •••'.d a "Queen of (-. _ ..._. I: . (-.TTJ.^JJ under the -:• - ~ -j'-.p o'. she Town Grain Dt'i'.r -s AsoM<iu ;ion. The contest w.-i> h-.-!d tht< Soil Conservation •••f'i .• or. July 2-1 and the queens Svl -.-ctid to represent the Fayette Dst :ri were Maryann Stewart, <X I we in and Sue Gerstenberger ;:!.>'i of fX'lwtin. The district held a speech contest sponsored by the Ladies Aux i!i,i-y of the Iowa Association of Soil Conservation District Commissioners at West Union on April 26. The contest was open to the students of all junior and senior high schools in the county and the topic for all contestants was "How Soil and Water Conservation Affects My Future." Kenneth Lueder, Fayitte was judged the winner and represented the district in the regional contest held at New Hamp­ ton on July 31. Soil Stewardship Week was spon- sn-cd by the district and material was sent to all ministers in the county. Some churches had special Soil Stewardship observances. Miss Judy Lueder, Fayette, stud '•nt at Luther College, attended one of the summer sessions at Teachers Conservation Camp at Springbrook State Park under the sponsorship of the Fayette County Soil Conservation District. A tour of conservation practices was held September 1. Those attending were given the opportunity to see the effects of soil erosion control by various methods such as farm ponds, parallel terraces, concrete toe wall construction to control waterway outlets, contour farming, stripcropping and seeding practices. Assistance in planning and conducting the tour was given by the Extension Service, A.S.C. and Farmers Home Administration. Commissioners Alfred Stewart and Hildor Gilbertson attended the ISth Annual Short Course for soil conservation commissioners at Am es on January 10, 11. Ix-slie Anderson, Castalia was nominated as the districts entry in the National Soil Conservation Districts Award Program sponsored by the Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company. Regional Commissioners meetings were held at New Hampton in March and July and were attended by the Fayette District Commissioners. Commissioner Alfred Stewart attended the 15th Annual Conference of Soil Conservation District Commissioners at Des Monines Septem ber 17. 18. 19. 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Other herds in the association having cows with production records of more than 400 pounds include the following. I. P. Stewart, Maynard, one registered Holstein with 588 pounds fat; Charles Rechkemmer, Maynard, eight grade Holsteins with 501. 548, 494, 472, 44G, 418, 408 and 400 pounds; Harold Khlers, Maynard, one grade Holstein with 5-15 pounds; Richard Traeger, Sumner, four grade Holsteins with 542, 5.'18, 514 and A'H) pounds; Harvey Lobe, Fairbank, one registered Brown Swiss with 5.17 pounds; Russell Lockard and" Harold Miehe, Maynard, two registered Holsteins with 570 and 41)1 pounds. Russell Pagel, Sumner, one registered Holstein with 512 pounds; Louis Kane, Westgate, two grade Holsteins with 48G and 477 pounds; Franklin Thompson, Maynard, Five grade Holsteins with 478, 451, 4.11, 42G and 418 pounds; Victor Steege. Maynard, one grade Holstein with 477 pounds; Gene H. Brownell, Westgate, one registered Holstein with 402 pounds; M. J. Lcin and Son, Maynard, one registered *Holstein with 452 pounds; Bernard E. Buhr, Sumner, one registered Holstein with 445; Harvey Baker, Westgate, one grade Guernsey with 4-'il pounds; Harald V. Ault, Randalia, one registered Brown Swiss with 422 pounds; H. W. and Milton Leech, Westgate, one grade Holstein with 420 pounds; Ernest Peasley, Maynard, one registered Holstein with 412 pounds; and Deane J. Scherman. Arlington, one registered Holstein with 410 pounds, butterfat. Motorboats must be Registered before use All motorboats not now numbered under the new Coast Guard approved Iowa numbering system, or presently under the Coast Guard system, must b.e registered by the State Conservation Commission before being used. Commission spokesmen also remind those boat owners who now have Coast Guard numbers that they have until July 1 to register under the Iowa numbering system. The,registration fee is $4 for the period from July 1, 1061 to July 1, 1963. Applications for boat registration may be secured at the county court house, from a conservation officer and from most boat dealers. All vessels will be expected to be properly equipped with regulations safety devises, such as one life preserver for each person in the boat while it is being operated; approved lire extinguishers; lights properly displayed while the boat is in operation during the hours from sunset to sunrise, etc. A summary of the regulations governing the use of motorboats and other watercraft in Iowa waters may be obtained by writing to the State Conservation Commission, East 7th and Court, Des Moines 8, Iowa, or at the place where application is made for boat registration. Fatal on-the-job Accidents decline Over 50 per cent A decline of more than 50 per cent in the number of fatal on-the- job accidents in the manufacturing plants of the state was recorded last year, the Iowa Manufacturers, association reported today. The report of the I. M. A. safety committee said there were eight such accidents in 1961 compared with 17 in 19G0. The occupational fatalities dropped from 26 in 1959 to 17 in 1960, a decrease of more than 30 per cent For the three years there were a total of 272 on-the-job fatal accidents for all business activity in the state, the committee said. There were 92 in 1959, 100 in 1960 and 80 in 1961. The three-year totals by business classification were construction, 97; manufacturing, 51; state, county and city government, 47; wholesale and retail trade, 46; transportation, 22; and utilities, 9. the leading Cause of on-the-job fatal accidents during the three years was vehicle accidents with a total of 114. The break-down showed 36 killed in automobile accidents on the highway, 31 in truck accidents on the highway, 19 in highway construction and maintenance vehicle accidents; 12 in truck accidents involving pedestrians or helpers, six in pedestrian accidents on streets and highways, five in aircraft accidents, three in industrial tractor accidents, one in farm tractor accident and one in railroad pedestrian accident. Other types of accidents causing on-the-job fatalities were falls, strains, electrocution, caught in machinery, suffocation, struck by objects, fires, explosions and occupational diseases. Injured Eugene Stock of near Lake View was injured recently while unloading silage into feed bunks. He became caught in a fork type wheel. His wedged body fortunately stopped the tractor. He suffered a cracked pelvis and cuts on his left leg. Spring The Denison Carlyle Monument Co. in Denison has a spring which has recently appeared in the display lot of the firm. The spring has been seeping merrily away and requires two pipes going to keep from overflowing above ground. 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HATS RAIN OR SHINE COATS by Rainland CASUAL COATS by Lanson SATURDAY SHIP 'N SHORE BLOUSE $3.98 WAYNE MAID DUSTER GRAND PRIZE A COMPLETE ENSEMBLE Ruprecht Bros. Hat Gold Stripe Hose S. M. and P. Jewelry Toni Todd Dress Kaiser Gloves Summer Purse Vera's Dress Shop VERA AND HAROLD SCHMIDT FAYETTE, IOWA ill; ' i

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