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TTERS Editor: State Senator Neff Stafford of Buffalo should be on his bill to rescind ERA approval in speaking of the bill they passed extending the time to where they can vote as many times as they want pass but nobody can vote to rescind. Who would would have a Congress so greedy votes that they would offer anything so ridiculously With ERA's cry for fairness, why not fairness in the this bill? ERA was never really intended to help women. It was used a political weapon, and it satisfies the unChristian stance those who would like to destroy the American home and What more honored position could there be for a be in the God-given place of the home with her as the head of that home! the laws we have now -- not add more The only exception I know of is in the area of taxation. We need to pass a law that all women be same as men in this area and that a mother and one-half owner with her husband in any estate. noblest position is, as God has ordained, to be a partner, and mother. God knew what he was iFor Christian American homes, Sally Chord Box 639 Gillette, Wyoming 82716 Editor: would like to pass along to your readers an incident that to me about a month ago. I took my car into an dealership here in Cheyenne to have a door repaired. Several weeks earlier, I had broken an air- which had to be ordered form California. took the car in for the door handle repair, I asked if the air-conditioner switch had come and said that it had. I signed a work order was told that I could pick the car up that afternoon. That I returned to pick up the car and was told that the had to be ordered but that the air-conditioner replaced. The charges for replacing the air- were $149.55. Inall fairness, the price of was $71.80, but it took four hours and $72.00 worth the switch. Needless to say, I was more than I paid the bill feeling as though I had been out for some sort of punishment. I left the agency a new air-conditioner switch, a car that I still could not the driver's side, and a new suprise--windshield did not work properly! to friends, the more I realized that I had singled out for some type of punishment, but that lust joined a not-too-exclusive club. It seemed as had horror stories that at least equalled many of them being much worse. They asked if wasn't something that could be done to give the fair shake in dealing with the automobile dealers (The answer, you may be thinking, is to take to another shop. In my case, the next closest shop been either Boulder or Denver.) I think there is that can be done. This legislative session, a bill introduced modeled after states that now have laws Lhe consumer. There is no doubt in my mind that introduced, the Automobile Dealers Association .will spend a considerable amount'of time and against it. Because I intend to head up a group to lobby for the bill, I need the help in a very real way. I would like to have them an Unemotional letter that describes unfortunate have had with automobile dealerships in The letter should state the facts including the tst arr.en Sims rvices held _ ~barrell L. Sims, Houston, I0~xa8, lost his life on Dec. !,!~.1978, near Pecan Island, )f ~e~o~ se tld j rvlces were L,~ ['~. an. 2 in Houston. ,.IV ~mb~ January, 1976, Sims I | t| ~al ~n .manager of Direc- l-" '~evelopment for A-Z ~ernational Tool Co. with ~adquarters at Houston. He ~ a!_so a consultant for Los ~s Scientific I~bora- hay, [ ~:rwhere he was employ- years as drilling joining A-Z Sims had had a career in the and engi- He did .Work in the direction- field for Eastman Survey Company Forge and Engi- He later engineer aboard and d epartment for and Root Mohole held numerous Pud. authored many blications in the dE- name of the dealership, the approximate date of the incident, and a description of what actually happened. Please send the letters to the Automobile Owners Consumer Advocate Group, P.O. Box 1897, Cheyenne, Wyoming 82001. The best way to impact the legislature is through your letter. Write and mail it now. Thanks. Sincerely, Ken Burns jANU~ 18, 1979 ~ SUNDANCE TIMES PAGE 11 Letter to the Editor: The Equal Rights Amendment does not mean 'equal pay for equal work'. That aspect has already been covered by the Equal Employment Opportunity Act of 1972 and equal credit opportunities for women are covered by the Equal Credit Opportunity Act of 1974. So what will the Equal Rights Amendment do? It will abolish a woman's right to child support and alimony. It will allow homosexual marriages and probably child adoption by these people. It will make your daughters subject to the draft. It will, of course, do even more damage than this. Happy and well-adjusted women believe in laws which protect the family. Why should we lower ourselves to 'equal rights' when we already have the status of 'special priviledge'? Dedicated women libbers are waging a total assault on the family, on marriage and on children. They are anti-family, anti-children and pro-abortion. Many of them reject marriage and motherhood. 'l?mt's their priviledge, but let's not allow them to get away with pretending to speak for the rest of us. Let's not permit this minority to degrade the role that most women prefer. Sen. Neal Stafford and Pep. Pen Micheli are sponsoring bills to Rescind the ERA in Wyoming. Let your voice be heard. Contact the Senators and Representatives from your county, (Capitol Building, Cheyenne} and request that they vote to Rescind the Equal Rights Amendment. Time is short, so do it today! Shirley DriskiU Alva, Wyo. rectional c]rilling. Sims was born Nov. 15, 1918, at Mona, Wy., the son of Edgar E. and Serena Sims. He attended school in Wyo- ming and graduated from Anna-Jonesboro Community High School in southern Illi- nois. He graduated from the University of Wyoming and served as a pilot during World War II. He was a member of AIME-PE, API, AAODC (Crooked Hole Committee), Institute of America and SPE. He was a registered engineer in Colorado and Texas. He was also a member of the American Legion in Los Alamos, New Mexico, and B.P.O.E. 151 in Houston. Survivors include his wi- dow, Hazel Bechtol Sims; 'three sons, Philip D. Sims, Lilburn, Georgia; D. Bruce Sims and Charles E. Sims, both of Houston; one daugh- ter, Mrs. Rhonda CarreU, Port Angeles, Wash.; three stepsons, James Bechtol, Bill Bechtol and I~lland Bechtol; four grandchildren; his mother, Serena Sims, Devil's Red Tag Special Plants Price FLORAL ARCADE Ph. 283-1760 Sundance Rita McKenney is shown presenting a $100 cheek from the Roy McKenney Memorial Fund to Floyd Brunson, represent- ing the Sundance Senior Citizens, for the 4-H heater fund for the fair building. Mrs. McKenney matched half the money neededz.Jp purchase the gas heater from the fund. Tower; one brother, Jim Sims; two sisters, Mary Brimmer and Julie Graydon. TIMES CLASSIFIEDS Gets Results The cross-eyed discus thrower didn't set any rec- !ords, but he sure kept the crowd alert. CARS & PICKUPS 1974 Jeep Wag(meer 4z4~ very good eomlition, autom~e, imw tinm 1979 Olds Cutlass Diesel V-8, 28 mpg., 3,000 mtlm 1976 Fiat Front wheel drive, Michelin tires, 30,000 milee 1976 Pontiac Trans Am s8250 $2495 $4795 1976 Dodge V2 Ton Pickup 4x4, V-8, automatic, new tires 1977 Ford Pickup 2WD, Banger package, 29,000 miles 1975 Dodge 4x4 V-8, automatic, new tires 1972 Chevrolet Pickup 2 WD, new paint, good tires $3700 $4650 $3350 $1250 HORSE TRAILERS Goosenecks - Start at $3600 Available in 6x16, 6x18, 6x20, all new 2 New Imperial 2 - Horse 1 Used W-W 2 - Horse 1 Used W-W 6x16 St. Hitch T & M AUTOMOTIVE Ph. ~.~-2~