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Sioux Center News (Newspaper) - November 20, 1974, Sioux Center, Iowa Iowa Coin los Nood estimated million to Solo Bridge problem 46 tons 79 tons 1012 tons 1315 tons 1618 tons 1922 tons at of Sioux and chief Petty officer Navy stand atop Cabrillo National Monument overlooking san Diego they were in California for a 3day conference which exposes High school administrators to training and opportunities available to Young men and women in the modern Irwin attends Navy vocational conference Iowa counties need an estimated million to solve the Bridge prob Lem on county this estimate on the Cost facing counties comes from a Survey conducted this month by the Iowa county engineers the Survey showed that 46 percent of the Bridges on county roads must be posted for less than the Legal Load and the Cost of replacement at to Days construction Cost was estimated at according to Wesley Hamilton county chairman of the county engineers association legislative Smith said this immediate Bridge problem is on top of the general prob Lem of being woefully Short of funds to meet All secondary Highway and he added that this funding deficit has been tremendously in creased by an average 42 percent in crease in construction and maintenance costs in the past the Survey shows that 34 percent of the Bridges on the Federal Aid secondary system primarily farm to Marl it roads must be posted for less than the Legal Load the Cost of re placement of these Bridges is estimated at the Survey shows the following number of Bridges to be posted under various weight ranges on both local and Federal Aid secondary roads Load rating 0 tons 13 tons Bridges posted 481 849 attention is being focused on the Bridge problem because of inspection required by Federal the Federal Law requires Only the inspection ant november 1974 the Sioux Center news Page 3 posting of the Bridges on the Federal Aid secondary but Smith said common sense and Protection from liability Means that a county must inspect and Post Bridges on local secondary open House 9 to 9 21 Irwin of Sioux Center was among a group of 53 Counselor and seven recruiters from the Nebraska recruiting District who at tended the navys training for Opportunity conference in san Diego october As guests of rear Admiral Albert commander of the United states Pacific fleets training com the 53 Counselor got a first hand look at the navys individualized vocational and management orientation the three Day conference also provided the Counselor with Tours of a number of the Navy a look at recruit graduation and a Sample of shipboard life with a visit to the uss a submarine ten and the uss a repair ship the Counselor were informed of the opportunities offered by the Navy to its members and the schools and training provided to make those opportunities they also received firsthand information on the teaching techniques used by the Navy to prepare men and women for careers both ashore and the training for Opportunity conferences Are part of a continuing program instituted by the Navy to As Sist and acquaint Counselor and others involved with advising to Days youth on career Dick Clark reports i Congress to reexamine farm legislation one of the first items on con Gressis Agenda next year is going to be a thorough reexamination of the 1973 farm the Senate agriculture committee will be holding hearings on the subject and working to bring new legislation correcting the acts deficiencies to the floor As soon As the reason for All this activity is i that while the 1973 act was basically Good legislation when it was skyrocketing production costs and materials shortages have very quickly made it More the prices of and Al most everything else essential to modern farming have soared so much that the various Price support mechanisms and guarantees contained in the act have become totally mean in for farm production expenses Rose an incredible 25 percent Over the year before or More than billion arid the out look for the current year is no the obligation that Congress has in this situation is Clear i think target prices for Corn and other commodities Are going to have to be raised to realistic Levels loan rates Are going to have to be reestablished at reasonable percentages of the tar get and both these guarantees Are going to have to be tied to Cost of production escalator mechanisms that will assure our Farmers adequate incentives for the members of the Senate Agri culture committee including myself Are already agreed on these general we had hoped to achieve them in the original 1973 act in and would have done so if president Nixon had not been adamantly of so the committees primary task is going to be to determine exactly what kind of increases and Escal Ator mechanisms we and to con Vince the rest of Congress of this be we will need As much input As pos sible from the farm Community to be successful in and i would like to urge any of this papers readers who have ideas and information which would be helpful to Send them along to me at my Washington office 404 Russell office local hews sunday afternoon guests in the Home of Hermina Westra included and Alfred Westra from Sioux and and Gary Baker and children from Wiebe de who has been a patient in for several weeks following Back surgery is expected to return Home the latter part of this she must Wear a body cast for three Gerrit Robert Hulstein and Snabel from be Mars went to Calif by returning Home tuesday of Samsonite use our layaway plan louies leather store ree homemade cookies loud and Arnold Kaemingk re turned wednesday of last week from Iowa where they had visited and Bill who Are staying with their daughter and and Alan Schutt is improving following the recent amputation of his leg at the University also visiting them in the Cady Home recently were Ted Kaemingk and har Fred Cleveringa and mrs Ted and Les punt and children spent the weekend with her and Wayne in Webster Joan former Organ instructor at Dort presently at tending school in Iowa was guest of and Haan Friday and she came to attend the con Cert Given at Dort College Friday evening and also attended work shops at the Henry Huitink is a patient in Sioux Valley Sioux where he had surgery on his knee of last he had surgery on the other knee last july and has been staying with his daughter and and Calvin since that time be sure to Register i open House specials terrarium plants to 2 for african violets Small Cactus tack 2 for 10 off on All Floral arrangements artificial dried Kempers Flower House Karl Gloria 2 blocks West of Franken Manor 2nd so in Sioux Center t ii 8 8 ii c b 8tt8 b b b bfl0 0 0fl0b last they went to assist their and Ron Snabel and who Are in the process of moving to where he will be employed at the american National the family has been staying with relatives the past week and plan to move to Paul the lat Ter part of this and Harold and Nibbelink and their and Martin Crit ters from went to Rock Valley sunday evening to help their John Vander celebrate his birth con be Sochs clothing 5 of sugar free with Purchase of to 10 of sugar free with Purchase of to 15 of sugar free with Purchase of to 20 of sugar free with Purchase of Over Tab advantage of this wonderful offer do All your Christmas shopping at Bosch Mem Mumm

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