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Cedar Rapids Gazette (Newspaper) - May 24, 1974, Cedar Rapids, Iowa -iV/> lf.f y . 4 ‘ I 4 •# JCS Commodity Food Program Doomed WASHINGTON IAI’) — Despite ;t rongressinnal move lo «*xt«*rirl tho program, flu* department of a#rieulture plans lo end fhc (list ri hut ion af eommodity loads lo nrphana#es and ut hor inst it ut ions by .(urn* 'JO. “They’re racing us to tho clock," said a stall member of the senate select committee on nutrition and human need chaired by Sen George McGovern 0) S It ) McGovern is aition# those who support a continuation of the program, through which SIK million worth of free commodities were distributed last year to more than I I million persons I he commodities are received bv such diverse institutions as orphanages, correctional facilities. Head Start program hospitals and Ion# term health can* faeilitic f ew Surpluses The t SDA has provided ifs regional administrators with sample letters, which the department su##ests fie mailed to state distribute# a#ents for the eommodities. T he* letters say the* #overrmient expects few, ii any, food surpluses next fiscal year and thus will have none for institutions. Hider exist in# law, the department may buy commodities The (edar Rapids (.a/etle I ri . May 21. ITT I 15 rn I , nim New on flu* open market for distribution, but that authority expires lune iii I legislation pendin# iii conurcss would extend it, lint the a#riculture department has no plans to use tin* authority if if is renewed. Edward .1. linkman, administrator of (lie commodities pro#ram, said the institutions will receive commodities iii the future only in the unlikely event that surpluses develop Holman called the program a “very cumbersome" way lo help the poor and said its continued existence had never been #uaranteed by the department I .otters of Alarm We told them iii writ in#; that they should not bud#ef what they receive from us.” he said Goth McGovern s committee arid the a#rieulture depart merit have received letters from affected institutions, expressin# alarm over the prn#ram’s impend#!# termination fine letter came from (fie Star of Hope Mission, a private institution in Houston, Texas that provides meals and other sen ices to (fie needy . The food that we have been reeoivin# from the ( SI \ has been a bless#)# to us with our very small food bud#et," said the letter lf we are cut. off from this source of food, it is #oin# to be very hard on these men Symbol of 4~H Clean-Up A tree was planted in Noelridge park Wednesday afternoon in recognition of the clean-up efforts of the Squaw Cleek Warriors 4-H club which collected over 2,600 pounds of litter in the Linn county 4-H Keep the Scene Green campaign. Clubs collected over four tons of litter this month. Participating in the tree ceremony were, from left: Kneeling — Jeff Jordan, Steve Tanner, Ray Copper and Gary Copper, all of Marion, standing Erie Faaborg, Cedar Rapids parks department landscape architect, Squaw Creek 4-H leader Lloyd Jordan of Marion, Janice Christensen of Marion, Mrs. Ann Frenzen, 320 Forest drive SE, member of the governor s committee on the environment, Brad Novak, 4-H council member, Doug Jordan and Mark Joidan, all of Marion, Debbie Becker of Central City, 4 H council member, and Laura Krouse of Alburnett, county 4-H environmental chairman. Committees, Essay Winners Announced by Farm Bureau DKS MOI NKS — Tho Iowa Farm Bureau (Ills work announced apimintments bi a 12-m nil ber state resolutions committee and a 12-member special finance study committee. Goth committees w ill meet (turin# the ozonization's midyear conference in Des Moines May 3d and 31. Winners of the Farm Bureau’s statewide essay contest will be honored (turin#; the same conference. Duties of the special finance committee w ill lie to rev low stat!* and county Farm Bureau finances, financial trends and su##estions for pro#ram expansion An out#rowth of dis-eussion and reports on Farm Bureau dues at the si at** convention last December, the committee is expected to report to Farm Bureau vol in# dele#ates at the state convention in Des Moines Finance Group The committee is composed of nine county Farm Bureau presidents, the chairman of the state youn# mem tier advisory committee, a member of the stati* Women s committee and a county women’s chairman ('ommittcc members arc: \ an i Bailey chairman, of Anita Cass county president. Keo Boden sterner (vice-chairman I of West I nion, Fayette president; Phil Carson of Leland, \Vinneba#o president; Harrold Bootsma of Harris, Osceola president; Vincent Willey of Onawa, Monona president; Marvin I) Meyer of Wellsbur#, Grundy president; Marly n Jor#ensen of Garrison. Benton president; Ralph McAllister of Stockton, Muscatine president; Larry Paisley of Oskaloosa. Mahaska president; Jo** Jones of Ainsworth, state youn# member committee chairman; Mrs. James Mohr el Fldrid#e. member, stale Brad Peyton Jim Halstead women 'n committer; Mrs. Gordon Trimble of Galva. Ida county Farm Bureau Women s chairman. The resolutions committee is responsible for preparm# tentative policy resolutions for consideration by vol iii# delicates at the state annual meetin# in Des Moines on Dec It throu#h ll The committee will base its tentative resolutions on discussion and action by Farm Bureau members at local and county meetings. Resolutions Headed by Dean Kleckner. state Vice-president, the committee includes; Gorda! \ick ot Decorah. Winneshiek county Farm Bureau president; John Hyper of Rudd. Floyd president; Oliver Shonkwiler of Ksthervillc. Emmet president. Ralph Wood of Panora. Guthrie president; Glenn Beauchamp of Des Moines, Polk president; Wilbur Peters ot Monticello. Jones president; Kenneth Larson of Fairfield, Jefferson president; Joe Ramsey of Osceola. Clarke president Richard Jackson of Kellerton, Rin##old president: Mrs John Van Den Hcuvel of Cedar, district s Farm Bureau Women s chairman; and Mrs Darrell Hupp of Glenwood, Mills county Farm Bureau women’s chairman An Adel #i! I De Anne Bailer, IS. will be presented .iii award as the winner of the Iowa Farm Bureau essay contest, "The Iowa Farmer and My Food Supply ", Fast Iowans other contest winners included: Jim Halstead. 17, son of Mr. and Mrs. Geor#e Halstead of West Union, and Brad Peyton, 17. son ut Mr. and Mrs Howard Poy ton of Walker Tile contest received MB entries. ISL) Schedules Cow-C alf AMES — Iowa State university's annual Cow-Calf day is scheduled for July IO, with ( attle Feeders day follow in# on July ll at the Isl campus. Both events will feature reports of research iii beef cattle production and fecdin#, Bill Znmlek, extension livestock specialist and pro#ram chairman, said Dunn# Cow-Calf Day, researchers wills rc|M»rt on crossbreed#!#. Green Named Star Farmer At Monticello MONTICELLO — Jim Green was named the star chapter farmer at the Monticello Future Farmers of America (FFA) banquet. Two Monticello hi#h school counselors. Jerry Schubick and Lowell Guard, were named honorary chapter farmers. Record book awards were presented to Lois Welter, Dave Lubben, Pete Hosier, Jim Green, Craig I tucker, Al hub-ben. Duane Burkle, Beth Green, Pat Hunt and Dan Catlett Gary Paulsen was named star ureenhaiid of the chapter, and Lisa Aitehison was selected as chapter sweetheart. Receivin# foundation awardj medals were Dan Catlett, farm] safety ; Lawrence llintz, crop production; Duane Burkle, dairy production; Dave Lubben. livestock production; Dean Martin, sw inc production; Al Lubber# beef production; (Ictus Lawrence, placement in agricultural sales and service. Dan Piebald, apicultural mechanics; Dou# Glans, aurieultural eleetriliea-t mn. Also, Beth Green, ornamental horticulture; Gary Steun. outdoor recreation; John Stoll. soil and water muna#emont; Pete Master, forest manage-ment, and (Tai# Decker, home improvement. Tony McKinley. state v ice* president, was #uest speaker for tin* event, held at the youth center. 3 98 Shower your LAWN with attention Sell your camper, Rv. or boat last with a low-cost classified ad Call now! 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