• by and for
the members of
oo. 706 <m
Nov. 10, 1934
COMPANY 7 06 REACHES NEW HOME
SIGHTSEEING COMPANY ^R-
Ri v E c3 A T W INT EA C AM P
Camp Near Original
Company Lc cati on
After journeying some five or
six thousand miles to California and
back and around the state of Minnesota, 706, with six cf the original
members still with the outfit, is now
at Cutfoot Sioux. Organizing at Fort
Snelling, May 4th, 1933, 70S was
scheduled for northern Minnesota and
was ready to move when orders came
sending the company of ISO men and
Capt. Barnwell, Lt. Herrick and Lt.
Ka.rleen to sunny California. At the
end of the first six months' in California nearly 150 husky iiinnesota
beys arrived as replacements. On
April 21st, 1934, the company was
ordered east to Fort Snelling and
thence to a summer camp on the outskirts of Chat field, liinnesota where
the members were under the direction
of the State Erosion department.
Nov. 1st, Capt. Koops, Lt. John-
sen and Lt. Karleen brought the company to Cutfoot Sioux, number 2,
where it will remain for the winter
under the direction of the National
Fore st Servi ce .
CAMP EDUCATIONAL ADVISER.
Classes to Start Socn
"Classes will soon be under
said our new Educational
adviser in a statement to a Spotlit e reporter Wednesday evening.
l_r. Ostrom reported for duty at
this camp and conferred with Capt.
Koops on the possibilities of the
program to be carried out. He
stated that he would like to organize classes in photography,
practical auto mechanics, taxidermy
in addition to the courses now planned.
REPORT ON kINK, CCC WORK
According to the Forestry News
Digest, CCC workers in the State of
Minnesota during the last year have
planted more than 12,500,000 trees.
They have reduced fire hazards on
25,000 acres, improved 29,000 acres
by thinning. They surveyed 872,000
acres of timber lands, soil erosion
prevention operations benefitting
36,000 acres and construction of
82 bridges and the building of 565
miles of road were completed, 949
acres of forest were cleared and
beautified and 33 acres pat into
camp grounds, shrubs and trees were
slanted on 75 acres.