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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - March 22, 1949, Mason City, Iowa                                r Outlook Iowa Solons Considering ForestryBill By HARRY LANDO Special to GlobeGazette D CCharging that the budget bureau had used an ax on department of agricul ture requests for forest service appropriations Rep Henry O Talle Decorah 2nd district Iowa republican has launched an of fensive on 2 fronts aimed at m available to the U S forest service Summoned to Washington by the entire Iowa delegation to ap pear at a luncheonmeeting for the purpose of answering ques tions were E Garth Champagne and Doctor Gilmore B MaoDon ald 2 Iowa forestry expets Following a Talle plea for co operation of the delegation Ren James I Dolliver of the 6th district led the questioning Dur ing the course of this phase of the luncheon acerbic clashes de veloped between H R Gross con gressman from the 3rd Iowa dis IOWA CONGRESSMEN HEAR Iowa forestry experts were called to Washington D C last week to meet vith the Iowa congressmen to discuss pend ing legislation Shown around the table from left to right are Mrs Harry Lando Rep Karl M LeCompte 4th dis trict Rep H R Gross 3rd district E Garth Champagne officer in charge of the Iowa forestry research center at trict and Ben F Jensen repre senting the 7th district Jensen had introduced a bill on it fits its a Ames Rep James I Dolliver Gth district Rep Thomas E Martin 1st district Rep Henry O Talle 2nd district Doctor Gilmore B MacDonald for 35 years head of forestry department Iowa State college Rep Paul Cunningham 5th district Tobe Diamond U S district attorney for the northern district of Iowa Rep Charles B Hoeven 8th di strict and Rep Ben F Jensen 7th district the subject of conservation which would incidentally provide some funds for reforestation He wished Foot Saver Once you wear Foot Savers youll always wear them The shoe that truly fit because it is made over the Last Sketched Seaside in smooth calf Black 1695 Only Foot Savers are 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program be under taken Gross pointed out that the need for tree planting in Iowa is so great that all the facilities of the federal government plus all tho facilities of Iowa nurseries taken together could not meet the need over a long period of time He de bated whether the program should be delayed for negotiations which might never lead to anything At issue was an Iowa law pre venting the federal government from aiding Iowa farmers in re foresting for the purposes of soil or water conservation or for wild life conservation The law was passed in response to pressure from nurserymen and Jensen felt that if the nurserymen were pro perly approached they would agree io a federal program Need Help Now Gross maintained that the farm ers need forestry help now Dolliver and other congressmen attempted to find a common meet ing ground for the 2 antagonists Meanwhile Talle had preceded questioning of Champagne and Garth with a repetition of a state ment he had made last week be fore the agriculture subcommittee of the house appropriations com mittee In this statement he had charged that although budget fig ures in regard to the forest service seemed to be the same as last years because of ignoring of the pay act disallowances forest serv ice activities would actually be curtailed to the extent of S2 mil lion The effect of not allowing authorized salary increases he said is to cut the forest service appropriation which would be a backward step Is Important Resource He testified that in his opinion preventing a backward step is nol enough timber is one of our mosl important natural resources closely related to soil water anc wildlife conservation the American people are becoming in creasingly aware of the problem arising out of the depletion of our timber and other natural resources I propose that we take several forward steps within the authori zation of the present law Talle is pushing a doublebar relled approach to the forestry problem On the one hand he is asking for increases in appropria tions under present law and on the other hand he has dropped a farreaching bill in the hopper which would greatly increase U S forest service activities Champagne and MacDonald were grilled by the Iowa delegation Champagne is officer in charge of the Iowa forestry research center at Ames MacDonald for 35 years headed the forestry department of Iowa State college and is present ly a member of the National Forest Board of Review a committee of 3 appointed by the secretary of ag riculture to advise as to the for estry policy of the nation Many Timber Owners The experts bore out Talles tes timony of a previous date to the effect more than 2 million acres in Iowa timber are owned by about 80000 small owners The aver age tract in the state is only 27 acres Most of this woodland is in the hands of farmers who while 4 Pore Reainol Soap J mild and refreshing I I fill fl specially suitable WWVVI for gently cleansing Soothing oily for the tender skin Eesinol Ointment medicated to relieve itchy burning of mi nor skin irritations in the back hip or lesr is often caused by displacement of one or all the bones forming the pelvis We specialize in Correcting These and Other Spinal Displacements DRS R J and LUCY E GARNER CHIROPRACTORS 70C Ncrlh Phone 1087 abreast of all the latest develop ments in handling crops know very little about making the most money from their woodlands Iowa farmers he said could greatly add to their earnings if they could re ceive advice and counsel in plant ing growing and harvesting of wood Much good Iowa soil could be saved from erosion and much eroded soil could be reclaimed or the erosion at least checked Federal and state funds together allow for hiring of only 2 exten sion foresters and 3 local farm for esters Commented Talle with the backing of the Iowa experts Five persons no matter how cap able and active are physically un able to give personal attention to the needs of 80000 small forest owners 3rd Iowa Industry Also subject of questioning were Talledeveloped facts that the lumber industry is 3rd in Iowa in matter of persons employed that income from w o o d 1 a n ds has amounted since 1945to an annual figure of between 15 and 21 mil lion dollars Talle maintained that such income to farmers could be multiplied if farmers were to re ceive aid with their woodland problems At the conclusion of the meet ing guest Tobe Diamond U S district attorney of the northern district of Iowa and a democrat rose to his feet and said I vish the people back home could re alize how you congressmen get together to talk over Iowa prob lems for the good of the people of Iowa They would get an entirely new conception of their congress men I think its the most impres sive thing Ive seen in Washing ton Also at the end of the lunch meeting the entire 8man Iowa congressional delegation signed a petition addressed to the agricul tural subcommittee of the house appropriations committee which concluded The Iowa delega tion strongly urges an increase in the appropriations for farm fores try and forest research to promote the intelligent conservation Iowas forest resources of Dies in Missouri Nora Ellen Wes coat 79 sister of B F Wescoat formerly of Nora Springs but who has been spending the winter at Smithfield Texas died Feb 28 at her home at Bolivar Mo Mr Wes coat who was called to Bolivar on account of the death of his sis ter is remaining there for the present A lex James P re f takes Sue Tantow for Suit lor S33061 has been filed in district court here by Alex and James Preftakes against Charles Tantow They claim damages in connection with an auto collision at 2nd and N Federal at 2 a m Jan 1 Alex Preftukes was driving south on Federal and Tantow north when Tantow made a left turn in front of the Preftakes rar according to the petition It claims Tantow was negligent in driving at an excessive late of speed fail ing to signal a left turn and in the corner for the turn The petition asks for repairs to the car and for loss of its use for 20 days Band Festival Queen Elected at Meservey Phyllis Fekkers has been elected by the Meservey high school band to represent them as their queen for the North Iowa Band Festival to be held at Mason City June 14 LaVonne Meints and Jo Ann Pals were chosen as twirlers and Gloria Pals as ma jorette EXCELSIOR SPRINGS Come now and commingle with the birds and Rowers in this 40 acre spring paradise REVITALIZE with the magic waters and miracle massage baths All sports and social aciivities including dinner dancing nightly Twin Room wirti Bath pvsiofi From lo w FOR RESERVATIONS OR LITERATURE WRITE HOTEL A WEEK AMERICAN FUN INCtUOINO AIL MIALS EXCELSIOR SPRINGS MO March 21 1949 7 City GIcbeGaielte Maion City I Hampton Plans Hymn Festival community hymn festival under the direction of Joe McCoy school music instructor will be held at the Methodist church Sunday evening March 27 All choirs in the county arc in vited to take part and the pro gram will include 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