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! l] Super Vah T0"Expand Warehouse I1, 1960. Since 1953 Hanson has been cred~-t manager and assistant administra- tor of the Grand Forks Deaeonoss Hospital, and will maintain an of- rice in Grand Forks. Made up of 58 member hospltals, the North Dakota Hospital Assn is the 22rid state to have a full time Super Valu has announced plans to begin work April 1 on a $180,000 addition to its warehouse. The present facilities on Airport Road were built in 1957 and include 100,~ square feet of space. program. I~anson will coordinate and carry out the activities of the association within the policy lmnts as established by the board of trus- tees. -q:5-- Super Valu warehouses are plan-r y "' ' ' '~ ' ns"cL a'r s' T0 ns ned to handle projected sales in- creases in their areas for at least five years, according to T. G. ,Hra~u Jameslown Slaff rison of Minneapolis, Super president. The firm's operation in Bismarck and surrounding territory has had a 47 per cent increase in sales in the past three years, Har- rison said. Division Manager E. J. Bambury said the Bismarck warehouse cur- rently employs 70 in serving 106 Super Valu and U-Save food stores in North Dakota, South Dakota and Montana. Besides the Bismarck warehouse, Super Valu operates ~imilar facili- ties in Fargo, Minneapolis, Green Ba~, Wis. and Des Moines, Ia. The five locations serve more than 600 stores. The addition at Bismarck will ex- pand grocery storage area by 30,000 square feet, raising total warelmuse space to 126,000 square feet. The Minneapolis architect firm, Mag- nosy, Tusler and Setter designed the building addition, and Bismarck architets Ritterbush Brothers will supervise construction. General contractor for the pro- jectis Froeschle & Sons, with H. A. Thompson doing the mechanical work and Skeels Electric Co. the electrical work. Super Valu is now the largest voluntary food group in the nation ranking llth in size mnong all food distributors in the United States. Retail sales of the organization are expected to average $1 miltion e day during 1960. The state board of administratJ.on and Henry A. Lahaug, superinten- dent of the Jamestown State Hospi- tal, this week announced the staff appointment of a psychiatrist, Dr. Ervin Nengyel. Dr Nengyel came to the United States in 1952, following graduation from the University of Vienna and five years residence in medicine andsurgery at Franz Josef Hospital in Vienna. From 1939 to 1949 he was medi- cal director of the American Pres- byterian Hospital in China Before coming to Jamestown he was on the staff of the New York State Hospital at Utica. A naturalized American citizen Dr. Nengyel is married and has a 19-year-old daughter. CONSERVATION PROGRAM ; HELPED TRAILL FAMER Poor internal and external drain- age, low soil fertility and wind ere- sion were cutting productivity on Gilman Strand's 640 acre farm near i Portland. Strand tackled his wind erosion problem with pattern type tree plantings, stubble ~nulch and crop residue utilization Drainage d~tches, and a conserva- tion crop rotation with alfalfa to open up the soil, has helped solve his drainage problems. Reclamation officials and state leaders will meet Feb. 4 in Bis- marck to discuss ways of obtaining approval of the Garrison diversion project. The federal budget bureau said last week it could not recommend the project bu said it had no ob- jection to the project going before Congress Schedu4ed about 4:15 p. m. Feb. 4 in the Capitol will be a pt~blic meeting of the governor's coor- dinating committee, a nonpartisan group of state leaders, i On hand to explain where the project now stands and what courses are open will be Fred G. Aandahl, assistant secretary of interior. The interior department is the one ~t~ich will send the Congress in a few weeks a favorable report on the few hours a dinner planned that diversion project The meeting will precede by a night for Bruce Johnson, North Dakota projects manager for the bureau of reclamation. Johnson is in charge of studies and planning for the project and has been a vig- orous spokesman in its favor. Expected for the session, beside Aandahl, are Reps. Quentin N. Bur- dick (D-D) and Don L. Short (R- ND) and Sens. Milton R. Young (R- ND) and Norman Brunsdale (R- ND). Gov. John E. Davis called the meeting of his coordinating com- mittee but said it will be open to all persons interested in ~he project. Burdiek Saturday wired .Davis Speaker Assails Post Office "The U. S. Post Office department should handle mail, period," the Rev Carl A. Storm, minister of the First Unitarian Society of Minn- eapolis, declared Friday night in a talk on unwarranted censorship, de- livered before the NDAC chapter of American Association of University Professors. Storm challenged Postmaster Gen- eral Summerfield's attempts to con- trol the flow of allegedly porno- graphic material through the mails. He said the differentiation between filth and art is a task that must not be delegated to post office de- partment censors. The minister cited findings of a number of reseach investigators tending to show that reading or viewing of pornographic material has little if any effect in stmula- ting juvenile delinquency or sex deviation. Complete control would necessitate removal of male and female from the earth, he said. If the sponsors of censorship pre- vailed, he said, one of the books that would have to be censored would be the Bible. He labeled the best seller "Peyton Place" as trash but referred to "Lady Chatterly's Lover" as a work of art because of the overriding theme. Hospital Group Names Secretary Harvey C. Hanson of Grand Forks has been appointed executive secre- tary of the North Dakota Hospital Assn. H~nson has served as part-time executive secretary of the associa- tion for the past two years, and will asume his fulltime duties on April DEATH PILES UP--'I~is aerial view shows the~lew York Central passenger train that Jumped the tracks at Wellington, Ohio, striking a 40-foot signal tower. At least four persons were killed and 58 injured. Several were burned when the baggage ear caught fire. The train was going 90 mph in a 20 mph zone. get Bureau has given its report. He termed the bureau action a disappointment and said its find- ings will make the project a tough one to present to Congress. Other North Dakota leaders have Directors of Dak~ta Malting and Brewing Co. have selected a 4.8 acre site in East Bismarck for the loca- tion of the firm's new brewery, ac- cordir~g to William Carey, one of the organizers. The company had issued a state- ment last month to the effect that the brewery would be built some- where in the Bismarck ~rea. It is believed that the decision to locate and other reclamation leaders ask- in east Bismarck was partly prom- ing for a meeting to talk over a pted by the proximity of the site course l)f action now that the Bud- to two railroad lines The site is north of the Big Boy Drive-in on Sop Line property. ,Carey said the corporation wou!d be ready to advertise for bids on construction of the brewery by expressed guarded optimism and said the report is not fatal to the about April 1, and would probably break ground during that month. that the word "Dakota" should be part of the brand name, Curey saia. The firm is capitalized at $2 mil- lion and is selling $1 million m stock, with the balance bold to be sold in case of future expansion. About $650,000 worth of stock ha',~ been sold thus for, Carey says. M A Schensted of Jamestown is president of the firm, which plans on an initial production c~f 65,000 barrels a year. The brewery will employ approximately 40 persons. The brewery would begin produc- Other officers include Judson Tracy of Carrington, vice piesident; J F. Comny of Bismarck, secretary; and Burton T. Lahart of Minor, treasurer. Frank L. Gruye of Ma,- dan is chairman of the board of directors. The firm plans to market its beer in North Dakota and South D~hkota. project's chances. ing beer by the end of the year Certified North Dakota malting bar- State Engineer Milo W. Hoisveen Directors have not ~e " ley will be used to make the beet', tt Cltl~a on o ect mos U e' o no roc Ure u - : . nenew Deer t-:arey saio ) severaln m "'"""- 7'" " intothemalting bYFsrailtkelf a es wni pronamy De benefits attributed to the project, s lecte " a oy ~ne a~recmrs and tllen Brewmaster wille He said mese are snown in near~y submitte- ' - "" : a ~o an aoverusmg agency Bauer, a formervice president in an such projectsano snoulan'L De. ~. . . iorImat seiec~mn too diffict]lt to explain ~ .Con- ~. ' charge of pro~tuct~on ~or Goebel gress. ( : ~irectors are generally agree~ Breweries, De~frOit. One of these indirect benefits, l~r~ I ~- Hoisveen said, is that three acres[|;~r~ ]]~ |]]~l~ ually placed under irrigation The["~''~ ~'" ~''~&~# of non-irrigated land will be en-[l'~ 'r~= hanced in value for every acre act-~,'~V~ .~ ~,|]~[~ ~budget bureau did not attach much[~''~-~W ~ a,~,~l value to these indirect benefits. [ ~ =1 If'~ i f~= First step in securing approval of[4~VNl~.~ NtTN~ .~1fI~ the project will be to hold hear-' ~ -~, ~,~vj~ ~ ings before the house interior and islation to authorize the 250,000-acre insular affairs committee on leg- irrigation project. Actual appropriation of funds to build canals and other works to divert water from Garrison reser- voir is a step that comes later. Brunsdale is vice chairman of mittee. Other members represent the governor's coordinating corn- Motorists who have not yet in- stalled 1960 tabs on their vehicle license plates are in violation of the law. The little orange tabs are still available without penalty charges, which begin mounting up in Feb- ruary at the rate of ten cents a day. (A tab in time saves a dime.) It is generally understood that strict enforcement by highway pa- trolmen will not begin until the first of February. An informal check on Bismarck streets this week indicated that about a fourth of the cars still sport last year's license tabs. The license fee is paid by North Dakotans in lieu of personal pro- perty taxes on cars and trucks. It amounts to a tax for the privilege of using pt~blic highways. The money is used by the state and counties to build new roads. The motor vehicle rogistrar's of- fice has processed about 215,000 re- newals and marl is still pouring in. Last year, 227,000 passenger cars and 107,000 trucks were registered. The number registered for 1960 is higher than it appears, accord- ing to Registrar A. N. Lavik, be- cause the thousands of vehicles on used car lots don't have to be li- censed until sold or until July 1. both political parties and various outher interests around the state. DID A KILt--Lewellyn McGee, 20, of Riverside, Calif grimaces at the camera in Phoenix, Ariz after admit- ring the murder of Wade H. Strickland, 29, from Mem- phis, Tenn. Strickland wu k i I I d near Wickenbu~'g, Ariz and later him car was recognized, with McGee at the wheel. McGee also ad- mitted kidnaping 19-y~r- old U. of California toed. Exte'nding urban settlement are covering an estianated 15,000 square miles of land in and around met- ropolitan complexes in this decade. This is taking some of the best lands from agriculture. EARLY BIRDS GET TAX REFUNDS FIRST Don't delay filling that federal income tax, return you just got in the mail--especially if you are one of the many millions who may have a tax refund coming. For, the sooner you file, the sooner internal revenue service can process your return and get your check to you. B. J- Rockwood. district director stated: "If we have to give your return a pro-refund audit and thus delay your refund check, we will inform you of that fact by letter But even in such cases, the earlier you file, the earlier we can get at your pre- refund audit." He also has a couple of tips for early tilers. One is to make sure you dont omit any essential infor.- mation in making out your return, such as your signature (and that of your spouse if it is a joint re- turn), your Form W-2 reporting your tax withholding, and your ad- dress as legible as you can print it. The other tip, Rockwood said, is not to writ for a few weeks .ask. ing where ;your red~d iS. A statewide group headed by Or-- ri~ Nordhougen of Leeds as tem- porary chairman has filled articles c~f incorporation a~ the Wi~Et~u~, Lange Memorial, Inc. The grouu will provide a suitable memorial to the late Sen William Langer. Said Nordhougen: "The meny friends of Sen. Langer feel that the senator has a desire to have his people remember him with a port- rait in Statuary Hall in the nation's Capitol, and with a memorial in his home state." Committee are being formed in all of North Dakota's 53 counties "so that the type of memorial may be decided by everone,' Nordhougen added. Other temporary officers include A. J. Scott of Grand Forks, vice chairman; Robert Chesrown of Lin. ton. secretary; and Fank Wocll of Casselton, treasurer The organiza- tion is a nonprofit venture. ADMIRING STATE FLOWERS: Governor and Mrs. John E. Davis inspect a quilt, embroidered with the flowers of the 50 states, being used to stimulate interest in the Republican Victory Club. The quilt will be displayed throughout North Da- kota during the next few weeks. 'ORBITAL H-BOMB'-- Nuclear scientist Ralph E. Lapp com- ments at his home in Alex- andria, Va that the Rus- sians' 'fantastic" new wea- pon mentioned by Premier Nikita Khrushchev might be an "orbital H-bomb" which could be stationed in space and launched or recalled at will. Lapp said ."a recallable bomb in orbit around the earth would have a tremend- ous impact upon the world as a psychological terror weapon." Lapp uses a play- ground ball and a small ob- ject to demonstrate. Bonnie Nelson, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Alloyd Nelson, won the "Voice of Democracy" contest Sat- urday in Bismarck and will repre- sent North Dakote in the national contest Feb. 21 in Washington' D. C. The Mandan High school senior is believed to be the only contest- ant~wh~ has~ won the ,district con- test: twice in a ro~ 'Bonnie won the district contest in November, 1958, as well as the contest held in November, 1959. She was one of four finalists who competed Saturday. The others were Aase Bommen of Grenora, Mary Ann Dalen of Grand Forks and Joan Schall of Jamestown. The four finalists were selected from some 300 students who entered the North Dakota Broadcasters Assn. the contest, which is sponsored by and the Veterans of Foreign Wars: Students recorded original scripts of the theme, "I Speak for De- mocracy." The national winner will be an- nounced Feb. 24, and will win a $1.500 scholarship. Bonnie Nel~m ling conservation plan include grass Cilies Receive and legumes, tame pasture, ferti- lizer and crop residue utilization The farm was the 1959 Soil Con- CigareIIe Funds servation Achievement Award win. ner for Eddy county. It is a corn- State Treasurer John R. Erickson t bination grain and livestock oper. has mailed ehecks totaling $305,-]ation, with a 65-cow herd the mai~ to ine0rporated t WnScand livest kres e tire, enterprise villages representing e p " , shares of the cigarette tax moneY{TAPEWORM SPECIES "" collected from June through Novem- ] ATTACK STATE SHEEP ber Checks included: Bismarck $17,082: Dickinson, $6,- 845: Devils Lake, $5,890; Fargo $35,- 060: Grand Forks, $24.594; Grafton, $4,491: Jamestown, $9,803: Mandan, $8,590: Minot, $20,191; Oakes. $1,- 625: Valley City, $6,2'/8; Wahpeton, $4,696, and Williston, $9,976. CONSERVATION PLAN STOPS SOIL BLOWING "We haven't cashed in yet, but some day we know it will pay off. At least, the blowing is stopped," say Arvid and Erland Berglund, She~renn~, of their newly estab- lished pattern tree plantings. The Berglunds established mul- SPORTSMEN REPORT RARE TROPHIES Two rare wildlife trophies have tiple row belts on one quarter-see- been taken by North Dakota sports- tion five years ago. and will plant men in the past month. And they one-row pattern plantings on another quarter. On some very light soil they expect to plant one- row tree belts every ten rods. Yields were very low on the Ber$1unds' 960 acre Eddy county farm, Severe wind erosion has car- ried away much of the topsoil. The father-so~ combination ~urned to striperopping and trees to help pro- tect their soil. Crop ~yields still arn't what they'd like, but wind erosion ts practically eliminated, and production and snow cover are increasing as the land is rebuilt To save moisture, the Berglunds use a "once-over" operation of plow, an~! porky pr"~ drillig~g. They use cover crops to protect bare summerfallow and use ma- chinery that leaves the~ most stub- ble on top. Oher features on their soil-say- were the opposites in color. Lloyd Redmond, of Sheldon, bag- ged an unusual 13-lined ground squirrel while h~mting near his home town. Instead of the normal color pattern of stripes, spot~ and brown coloration, Redmond's "strip- ed gopher" was all black. Melanlstie phases are considered more rare than albinism. When held in the light just right, the animal reveal- ed where stripes and spots should have been. Gust Sjoblom, ~f Bismarck, caught an albino northern pike while fish- ing through the ice at Sterling l~s- ervoir a couple of weeks later. The fish was in normal condition, 23-1t4 inches long and about two pounds in weigl~t. But it was all white, with a red-pink tint to the fins. Both trophies were kept to be mounted. Two species of tapeworms com. monly spend their adult lives in sheep in North Dakota, according to Dr. Myron F. Andrews, asmstant veterin.a~an o~f the Agricurturm Experiment Station at NDAC. These are the common sheep tapw'orm and the fringed tapeworm. The common sheep tapeworm ~, a tough one to fight, as sanitary measures to prevent the ir~fection of sheep with this parasite are al- most impossible. Reason for this i.~ a complex life e~cle which involve grass mites that are present in tre- mendous numbers. Along with grass or hay the sheep eat the mites. which contain the eggs of the tape. worm. The common tapeworm in- fests the small intestine of the sheep, and grows into an aduB worm that may reach four to five yards in length. The fringed tapeworm may be found in the bile ducts or pan- creatic ducts as well as i,n ~'~e small intestine, causing more dam- age to the sheep because ~f thin North Dakota is usually listed as being on the eastern boundary o~ the range of this pest in the United Statea Dr. Andrews points out that act- ual disease in lambs probably is caused by tapeworms ord~ when the worms are found in large num- bers. Treatment is not recommend- ed unless, the infection is abnormal- ly heavy. Two drugs that act by killip, g the tapeworva are lead arsenate ana cunic. Both are dangerous poisons and should ~e used only with ex- treme care. -q-h--