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DECEMBER 16, 1976 THE SUNDANCE TIMES PAGE 13 i ii | STATISTICAL REPORTING SERVICE, USDA BOX 1148, CHEYENNE, WYOMING 82001 Wyoming received index The index of prices by farmers for all fell 9 points to during the month end- 15, according the Wyoming Crop and Reporting Service. declfmed for all corn- except calves and r. Also, wool prices unchanged from Octo- and projects in- down 11 points: The of prices received for livestock and products points to 152, the as November 1975. cattle other than calves down $4.10 per cwt to ).50 while calves gained 190 averaging $40.50. prices fell $1.00 to per cwt. and lambs ~1.80 to $42.20 per Hog pricesdeclined 80 to $30.20 per cwt. index down 2 points: of prices received all crops was down 2 from last month at Prices received for fell 10 cents to $2.14 a which was $1.48 less the price received in 1975. Corn and off 36 and 3 cents, to $2.13 and .48 per bushel. Dry beans down 10 cents to $12.10 Prices received for hay were and $55.50 per ton, down 50 cents from Prices received barley, averaged $2.22 a up 1 cent from last Barley was the only which increased in OP AND LIVESTOCK REPORTING SERVICE IN COOPERATION WITH WYOMING DEPT. OF AGRICULTURE percent) below a year ago. Feed grains and hay: The index of prices received by farmers for feed gra~s and hay decreased 22 points (i1 percent} to 185 during the month with all commodities below a month earlier. Corn at $2.02 per bushel was 31 cents below October and sorghum grain at $3.30 per cwt. declined 38 cents. Bar- ley averaged $2.11 per bush- el, 11 cents below a month earlier and oats at $1.45 per bushel were down 1 cent from October. Hay averaged $59.00 per ton, $1.10 less than the previous month. The November index was 20 points (10 percent) below a year earlier. Meat animals: The index of prices received by farmers for meat animals decreased 5 points (3 percent} to 145 during the month ended November 15. Hog prices at $31.10 per cwt. were down $1.80 from last month. All beef cattle prices were off 70 cents per cwt from last ~tonth to average $31.10. eer and heifer prices, a- veraging 134.70 were up 20 cents but cow prices at $20.70 showed a $1.80 de- cline. Calf prices at $32.20 per cwt declined 90 cents from last month. The No- vember index was 27 points (16 percent} below a year earlier. Food grains: The index of prices received by farmers for food grains decreased 8 points (5 percent} to 161 during the month. Wheat averaged $2.46 per bushel, down 13 cents from a month earlier. Rice, at $6.44 per cwt declined 4 cents from October. Compared with November 1975, the index UNITED STATES was 71 points {31 percent} es received index lower. 5 points: The Index of Received by FarmersPrices paid index down 1 tse i 5 points {3 p~r- point: The index of prices to 173 percent of its paid by farmers for commod- 1967 a- during the month NovemlJer 15, 1976. most to the since mid-October lower prices for feed food grains, grapefruit, and cattle. Higher for eggs and soybeans partially offsetting. index was 11 points (6 ities and services for Novem- ber 15, 1976 was 189 percent of its 1967 average, 1 point (V2 percent} below a month earlier but 9 points (5 per- cent} above November 1975. index items, especially corn. The index was 4 percent above last year. Blacktail Hustlers 4-H Club President Matt Driskill called the meeting to order. Flag pledges were lead by Will Nuckolls and Tracy Claycomb. Thirty-nine members attended the meet- ing plus three guests. We sang two songs and then Will Nuckolls gave his treasurer's report. We handed out our new year books and Nan Nuckotls, our Civic Center representative, gave us her report. We want to thank Donna Singleton, Brenda Thomas and Tracy Claycemb for cleaning up after the dance Dec. 4. The Nuckolls family and Matt Driskill will bring refreshments to the next meeting on Jan. 4, 1977. Your Reporter Tracy Van Patten Ride N' Hide 4-H Christmas Party The Ride N' Hide 4-H Club held its Christmas potluck turkey dinner, December 12th at 1:00 P.M. in the Methodist Church Basement with 37 people attending. Mr. and Mrs. Morris Con- nally were presented with a surprise gift from the club members. Gifts were exchanged by members and games played. A short business meeting was held. The Roll Call was "What I want for Christ- n~las~7" Joe Gregson, Randy and Rodney Stagemeyer were welcomed as new members. At the October meeting, Todd Seeley anti Shannon Frolander were also welcom- ed as new members. The next meeting will be held, January 9, 1977. This will be a sleigh riding party at the Watsens beginning at 1:00 P.M. Reporter Pat Connally Give & Gain Club Holds Christmas Party Vivian Kipp was hostess to members of the Give and Gain Homemakers Club for their annual Christmas party Dec. 8 with 16 members and one child present. President Arlene Mauch presided with roll call an- swered with the kind of cookies and candy brought for the exchange. Ruth Watson reported that the box of toys for the Casper Children's Home had been delivered by the Frank Blakeman family. meters for the bags which Mary Jean Wilson volun- teered to order. Mrs. Wilson reported on the Crook County Home- maker Council meeting held Dec. 4 at the Pine Ridge Church. Installation of new officers was held with Mrs. Mauch serving as installing officer. Officers installed were Luci- ille Cramer, president; Mary Jean Wilson, vice president: Evelyn Sissen, secretary; and Ruth Lind, treasurer. Following the business meeting Christmas gifts were exchanged and secret pals revealed. New pals were drawn for the coming year. , Cookies and candies, were exchanged and refreshments Were served by the hostess. It was also reported that the November coffee was for the Northeast Regional meeting to be held in Sun- dance in April. Vivian Kipp was named from the club to help on the committee and all members are to take their completed tote bags to her by March 1. It was agreed to purchase small thermo- CHRISTMAS WIL4P Aluminum foil makes any held Dec. 1 at the home of gift special looking and ts especially marvelous for Ruth Lind , with Arlene wrapping those odd slmped Mauch co-hostess, things tlta~ never seem to Genieve George was ap- fit into any box. Wrap, and pointed Council Committee tie with brightly colored Chairman for the tote bags yarn . . . several different colors at the ~ Umel SCENTED GIFT TI AR Bring it out for a KennY checkup. Pomander balls make beautiful gifts trimmed up with velvet ribbons, lace and pretty braid. Tie them prettily from bits and pieces you have tucked away In your sewing box. Their fra- grance will last long after the h:,lldays are gone. @ Sweaters are always exciting, pleasing Feed: The index of prices gifts for paid for feed at 186 was down Christmas. See IXTha* 3 percent month, our styles f= me,, -,-'--- -,-- Prices weri lower for moSt_] women, children. [ Offer: =: Minor Mechanical Work GIFTS Tun u. make them Pullovers Brakes jump with joy. and Exhaust System Shocks * 3M Covvin~ Machines 1 Cardigans [ i: . * Filing Cabinets * Portable Typewriters =: S N 0 W T I R E S * Adding Machines * Printing Electronic Calculators ~Register now for the Commercial Club prize-drawings Dec. 18-23. OFFICE EMPORIUM 892-3411 Belle Foumhe, Ph. 28.3-1015 Ph. 283-2082 Sundance ; /