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The journal and Republican. (Lowville, N.Y.) 1929-current, July 25, 1973, Image 20

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ti S - B J O U R N A L A N D R E P U B U C A N .lO W V IllE . N . Y . W E D N E S D A Y . JU L Y 25, 1973 Conservation Corner Wildlife, tor e a ts , fetlle top- so il, m inerals, pure a i r , and pure w a te r are m ajor resources im­ portant to m an's welfare. None of these can be taken for granted! Natural resources can be ruined o r destroyed by overhunting, for­ est tire s , wearing away of top- so il, automobile exhaust fumes, and untreated sewage. Man must use natural re­ sources wisely. Soil Conservation ts very Im­ portant to us at this particular tim e. tt takes 500 to 1000 years of weathering to produce one inch of topsoU. Erosion can wear away more topeotl tn a day than can be pro­ duced by weathering tn 1000 year*. People must sta r t to conserve soil. Some conservation me­ thods a re: contour plowing, crop rotation, planting cover crops, planting shelter belt*, fertll Us­ ing the land, and s t r i p cropping. F o rests provide natural beau­ ty, prevent erosion, and furnish food and cover for wUdllfe. F o r­ ests supply many com m ercial products such as lum ber, tur­ pentine, and wood pulp for mak- Sue p*p«r. Lighted c igarettes, b u rningde- b r t s , lightning, and Incendiaries a r e responsible t o r most forest fire*. Forests are protected by de­ stroying diseased trees. Chemi­ cals ar* used to kill harmful insects. Reforestation improvement, selective, tad block cutting a ls o help in forest conservation. Destruction of wildlife has com* about largely through changes in natural surroundings and unwise bunting practice*. Clearing forasta, plowing grass­ lands, burning brush, draining swamps, water pollution, and li­ ve rhonting have roduead tbe num­ bers of plants and animals. Refora* tattoo aids wildlife conservation. Tree* snd shrubs not only provide cover and pro­ tection but also food for wlldlifo, Fish aad gams laws aid wildlife conservation by restricting the number of flsh sad gam# that may be taken. Further, gam* laws usually prevent hunting an animal during lta brooding suauoB. Wud- ltf* refogeu are another means of protecting wildlife. W ater Is required by all plant and animal life. Towns snd c i­ ties must bave vast amounts of drinking water. Bathing, wash­ ing, watering lawns and gardens, sewage disposal, Doainig, swim­ ming, fishing, and generating e- lectrlc power all make demands on water. In spite of these de­ mands, water must be conserved and above a ll non-polluted. Mod­ ern sewage treatm ent plants, the control of oil pollution, the stop­ page of heated w aters from elec­ tric power generating plants could be the answer. Seaw ater, too could be changed to fresh by d is­ tillation. Polluted a i r contributes to r e ­ spiratory Infections, lung can­ c e r , and many allergies. It also harm s plants and reduces crop yields. Carbon monoxide and sulfer dioxide account for 80 p e r ­ cent ot all a i r pollution in the United States. 95 percent of all carbon monoxide com es from mo­ tor vehicles. Photochemical smog results from the action ot sunlight on waste m aterials released from burning fuels. When a m ixture ot air and waste fuel gases are acted upon by aunllgbt, a chemi­ cal change occurs. One ol the products of this chem ical change is osone, which causes Irrita­ tion to the linings of the nose and throat producing the watery eyes and stinging feeling a p e r ­ son may experience when he breathes smog. One method ot reducing air pollution Is the filtration of the unburned p a rticles that result when fuels a r e burned. Another method is to reduce the amount of waste gases through more complete burning at fuels. A willful failure to heed na­ tu r e ’s warning signs will lead to cbaoei Soil must be con­ served, forests protected, stream s and air purified, and wildlife closely guarded. Nature.: will not be mocked - we wlU pay a terrible price if we don’t learn to conform , -D ian e Kraeger Fitzgerald R e u n ion Fitsgtrald family reunion waa bald Sunday, July 5, at Whetstone Gulf. There were seven ty-flv* in attendance, coming from C a r - thag* R.D., Black River R.D., P o rt Leyden, Boonvllle, B ran- tlngfaam, Glenfield, Lyons F a lls, T u rin, Lowville R.D,, Calais, Me., Lake W orth, Fla,, and tn* dtanna. T o o u r n e w e a s y - t o - r e a c h , o n e * s t o p b a n k i n g c e n t e r o n D a y a n S t r e e t , L o w v i l l e . W e a r e t h e r e f r o m 9 - 6 M o n d a y - T h u r s d a y a n d f r o m 9 - 8 o n F r i d a y . Y o u ' l l b e a b l e t o t a k e c a r e o f y o u r b a n k i n g e r r a n d s q u i c k l y . 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Rag. $198 IN D O O R - Round OUTDOOR MAPLE CARPET TABLE R E D O R with loaf t 4 G R E E N m a le's cholrj. *1.99yp *149.95 H (1 \ • 8 *»* Reg. $49.95 B row n Vlnall, 3-Pltce floor Sample Pedestal RECLINER DINETTE CHAIR SETS >49.95 *39.95 v & - NOW ONLY *128 3*P1ECE WALNUT BEDROOM SUITE INCLUDES 6 DRAWER DOUBLE DRESSER— MIRROR— 4 DRAWER CHEST AND BOOK CASE BED. Hurry - Quantity is limited. WATERTOWN MATTRESS CO. Ham* of Famous Brands; CABIN CRAFTS CLAYTON—MARCUS BENNINGTON MEERSMAN STERLING TELESCOPE KROEHLER HEYWOOD—WAKEFIELD YOUNG OF CAMDEN JAMESTOWN KROEHLER BASSETT DAY5TH0M ALEXANDER SMITH BURLINGTON HOUSE S E A L V D O W N S l!‘: i t i1 f I I A* I ' ! ' A R M S T R O N G LANE MOOSEHEAD HARTSHORN VIKING CLOSED AT I PM . DURING JULY S AUGUST W A T ERTOW N M A T T R ESS C O M P A N Y PHONE 376-2012 LOWVILLE, NEW YORK L e w i s F o t t n l y ' s L i n n p i e t c F u r n i t u r e a n d C a r p e t S t o r e ! ___________________ 5 4 1 5 S H A D Y A V E ,

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