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for leld udy 'el'o hist ,~ltz and ney leld out ~et-' ~on. :ing lied 'eb. rite )wn :ass art. VOU ~t- tah OF 'ere for L6. tted An- ank Its. Ben ?re- C)m- Sell ~rs. ~r8 and eat- An emergency elk, deer and antelope feeding program is being carried out in the Saratoga area by the Wyoming Game and Fish Department. Heavy snow on the ground and sub zero temp- eratures have made natural forage unavailable to the animals. Fifteen tons of hay have already been purchased and ctame managers have ordered another 100 tons 1o feed the animals. Shown here assisting with 1he program are (left) Garland Ports, superintendent of the department's Downar Bird Farm, and Deputy Game Warden Pete Muchmore, Medicine Bow. (G & F Photo) HAPPY NEW YEAR FROM CROOK" COUNTY COWBELLES Crook County Cow Belles Wish you all a Happy New Year. We hope you had an enjoyable Hol- iday season and that 1973 will be a happy, healthy year for you and yours. Meals built around clean, lean American beef will help you on your way. Some of you may have read and heard that meat import quo- tas will remain suspended. This stant demand for higher wages and greater fringe benefits. The food store operators are afraid to not comply because strikes could ruin their business. Most truckers handling food work approximately the same hours, causing costly traffic jams near and at the loading and un- loading points. Some drivers stall to stretch their work periods in- to overtime. Some have been known to leave their trucks dur- ing a traffic jam and go to a movie. Drivers must have help- THE SUNDANCE TIMES Sundance, Wyo Jan. 18, 1973 pay. When you see a l'al]cher or farmer in town in the middle ~[ the week with a grin on his face, do you. feel he is grining because he is getting such a "high price" for his produce and you're having to pay so, much for food? Why, he doesn ~ even get to set the price on what he produces. The weather the past era even though they never put year wasn't very helpful in bring- may sound like good news at the in an hour of actual work. ing food prices down. The ex- meat conuter. Don't be fooledNow days it costs nearly as tremely wet fall has hampered into thinking you will find cheap- much to deliver a loaf of bread grain harvest. The bitter cold er meat prices. Imported meatas it does to grow the wheat,has slowed the finish of butcher livestock. They just don't feed could only furnish 1% of the mill the flour and bake the out good when it's cold. The nation's supply so your chance~ of bread. finding any will be slim. If you production cost on the farms and do you would be sorely disap-Only union truck drivers or pointed in its quality. Slaughter their crews are allowed to tin- and inspection conditions are far load trucks. Many stores are not below what you want or are in the habit of getting. Cheap meat would be like anything else cheap, below standard. Food prices are steadily climb- ing and will continue to as long as labor union involved in food distribution are employing the fine art of featherbedding, make- work and greed. The housewives will find the "hidden costs." ad- dad to food. Unions, at the l?res- ent, won't agree to provide a day's work for a day's pay. The food stores have reached their limit and ability to absorb any more expenses to try to keep food prices down. They now realize about SV2 cents on $10.00 worth of groceries. allowed to use their portable con- veyor belts inside a union truck to unload it even though they both belong to the same union. When products reach the stores the manufacturers want to put it on the shelves themselves. The clerks' tmion want this done by their people. If a company rep- resentative does put it on the shelf a clerk must stand idly by. Many items come already clearly marked with the price but the un- ion demands it all be remarked by the clerks. In the meat department the meat Cutters union insists each store cut and wrap and mark each package. It could be done cheaper at a central facility. The There is a massive amount of result is a highly paid meat cut- labor connected with the physical tar spending only about half their job of buying, warehousing, sort- working time doing any skilled ing, trucking it to individual work. He must be on hand all ranches has really climbed. That fellow you saw grinning was really grinning because he's managed to stay in business -- the businessof raising cheap, nourishing clean American beef for you. Remember him when you shop for food. Creek County Cow Belle Beef Promotion Committee Pat Newland Gall O'Haver Give & Gain Homemakers Meet at Mauch Home The Give & Gain Homemakers Club held its first meeting of the year Jan. 10 at the home of Ar- lene Mauch with Beverly Seeley as co-hostess. Fifteen members attended the meeting. During the meeting, members discussed the needs of the youth center, made plans for the com- ing year and appointed commit- stores, pricing, displaying and day even though the meat is tee chairmen. finally checking it out at the already packaged, displayed and Mary Jean Wilson presented cashier's counter. The store's marked. On Sunday they oftenthe program, showing slides of profit gets smaller and smaller, get paid for overtime. Japan, and Janet Engelhaupt Because groceries are perish- Someone must pay for all this. showed articles sent to her by able, food stores must yield to As long as labor has a free hand her pen pal in Scotland. the demands of the teamsters, re- to continue such unreal practic- Next meeting of the club will tail clerks and meat cutters un- as, the consumer will find it in- be held Feb. 14 at the home o[ ion provisions. There is a con- eluded in the prices they must Doramae Blakeman. ~'or- the on Used Snowmobiles ltr 1972 Skiroule RTX 440 .................................... $950 40 h.p. 15" track 1971 Skiroule RT500 ...................... i ............. $775 35 h.p., 19" track 1971 Skiroule SS300 ............................................ $595 23 h.p., very good condition, with cover 1968 Polaris Voyager .......................................... $350 Coleman Carel Sled ................................... $125 Used Cars & Pickups 1956 Jeep Pickup .......................................... $550 Excellent condition 1962 Pontiac ..................................................... $195 New tires and batlery Used Motorcycles 1972 Kawasaki Motorcycle ........................ $575 Demonstrator 1971 Kawasaki Motorcycle ......................... $425 125, cc,, 335 miles, like new FINANCING AVAILABLE 3 Kawa " - Coming Soon Brochures featuring the complete 1973 lineup are available now Ph. 283-2345 ,' Box 474 Sundance Highways 14 and 16 West Ford Galaxle 500 Is luxury in everything but price. Here's happiness you can buy.., at a very happy pricer Galaxle 500 is the full-sized luxury Ford that gives you features you'd expect to find in a costlier car: clean, elegant lines outside., spacious luxury inside.., and Ford's famous quiet quality throughout. But Galaxle 500 gives you something you won't find on most luxury cars: a sticker price that will put a happy smile on your face. We'll work herd to keep you happy. What makes you happy Is at your Ford Dealer's: the brand-new Ford you want, the deal you've been hunting for, and the best service in town. So stop in and see him today. Your Ford Dealer wants to make you happy. And he knows how. When you e happy Your Ford Dealerb happy Gillette, Wyo.