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2 o The Sidney Herald, Sidney, Mont., Wed., July 12, 1972 Ill I I I Nearly everyone has a favorite presidential candidate, but few are really familiar with his or other candidates' backgrounds. Here is information on the Democratic contenders. George Wallace, current Alabama governor, has been a judge, member of the state legislature and assistant attorney general. He was also governor from 1963 to 1966. Under him, three new medical colleges, fourteen new junior colk, ges and fifteen new trade schools were built. Wallace also signed laws curbing industrial pollution and garnishments of debtors' pay. He boosted unemployment compensation during governor. Wallace is 52 years old, father of four children and a veteran of the U. S. Army Air Corps, 1943-45. He has a law degree from the Unlverdty d Alabama, 1942. George McGovern, South Dakota, was a congressman from 1957 to 1961. McGovern, 49, has been director of the Food for Peace Program, Executive Secretary of the state Democratic Party and a history professor at Dakota Wesleyan University. McGovorn has a Ph.D. from Northwestern University and has authored four books. He has five children. From 1942 to 1945, McGovern THIS IS YOUR" LIFE! Opinions ' '  ? ! i ................... " "Who Is He?" i : ( !,/ !I a favorite presidential Committee on Nutrition and Health Needs and 'sally faro liar with his a member of the Agriculture and Interior ackgroun Is. Here is Committees. ocratic  ntenders. Hubert Humphrey, junior Senator from I ! mt Alabar a governor, Minnesota, served as Vice President, 19659, ember c ' the state and Senator, 1948-1965. Previously, he was q t attorney general. He Mayor of Minneapolis and an official of two n 1963 to 1966. Under war-time agencies. He did not serve in the colleges, : mrteen new armed forces. L. een new t ade schools Humphrey (61) has a master's degree in political science from the University of aws curb g industrial Louisiana. He is the father of five children. In 1 ' ntsofdeb )rs pay. He the Senate, Humphrey has introduced the mt and workmen's Rural Growth and Development Act, Domestic his two terms as Development Bank Act and other bills con- ,ears Q L, lather [four cerned with social security, revenue sharing of the I. 3. Air y Air and Medicaid. He is a member of the Govern- law ,gJ'ee fr( n the ment Operations, Joint Economic and 1942. Agriculture and Forestry Committees. junior Senator from Edward Kennedy, 40, is the junior Senator from Massachusetts. He served on John F. Kennedy's presidential campaign and as an assistant district attorney in Boston. Kennedy was elected to the Senate in 1962. Kennedy has a law degree from the University of Virginia. He has three children. From 1951 to 1953 he served in the U. S. Army. Kennedy, author of two books, is a member of Way B ] ack When. airvi .:l 01dtime July 5,1912 A silver wedding parff aer All western mails and trains given for Mr. and MrsJtd, , were delayed the fore part of Stubbs at the Dare Hal;.-/ .", the week,  to rains of _.w.nertz Saturday night. Among lairm, unusual magnitude, which many friends from here  With , washed away about 40 wiles of attended were several d.,L ' e,,e on, the Northern Pacific track in friends from Bain flleieanecte ( the vicinity of Forsythe, Williston. A nice purse d tJ Montana. was presented to Activi The picnic and dance at couple at the close of evrat 9 Three Buttes yesterday, July with a host of good tegister 4th, 1912, was largely attended, Mrs. Don Childs and 1 ree lun girl Deanna Royle return[ 11 a.m. and a general good time is reported. The pcizefor the best their home on Sunday--s,,-| doing tl waltzers was awarded to Mr. July 8,1959 :. Also Mr. and Mrs lred l . ,_ and Mrs. Sam Simard.  even, Jimmy Avery is running the have enjoyed a reunion .- Sidney-Glendive auto stage their children, which is t with en while Ed Anderson is taking a time in 12 years that  8klney. lay-off for a week or so. been together. J at the Carl Halver was looking after Guests at a 4th of July ! Sad his homestead interests near at the Jesse Roberts  been Enid this week. included Mr. and Mrs-i t 0 e July 4, IM Norby and family and M!' e- Mr. and Mrs. Ed Nelson and /rTVa.:vntieda:M, dr s:! _ two children and Mr. and Mrs. Leonard Olson motored to Miles City Friday to visit Mrs. Mrs. L. Norby and Bol ' Miller. Frnm there they made a Sioux Pass, Mr. and MI trip to visit the Fort Peck dam Herman and family of on Saturday. and Mr. and Mrs. JL, ff Mr. and Mrs. C. G. Oland Mrs. Bill Moore and and Mr. and Mrs. Herb Kincaid Mike, Mrs. Peter are enjoying a week's camping Myra Flynn were served with the U. S. Army Air Force. Currently, McGovern is Chairman of the the labor, public welfare and judiciary com- mittees. Will To Work According to late reports, wages and salaries climbed four times as much as output per man - hour durb,.g the first three months of 1972. U. S. Secretary of Commerce Peter G. Peterson has urg a "crusade" to boost productivity. A spokesman warns that, "The real issue today is the survival of this country as a significant factor in the world's economy. This predicament is the result of many things, in- eluding the high costs of labor and material, trade barriers which inhibit our corn. petitiveness in foreign markets, and society's legitimate demands for increasing ex- penditures for environment control." The business spokesman also observed that greater productivity cannot be legislated or achieved by Presidential decree. He called for the restoration of the "will to work" together with pride and quality as an integral part of productivity. Possibly the bitter taste of retreat trip at Swan Lake. shoppers one day this RaisiIlg Meat Costs Cattlelne00l Feeling No Guilt. Beef producers have felt no need to apologize for current cattle prices, even though rising prices at the meat counter have led to consumer threats to boycott red meat high at the present time, providing a generally favorable situation for producers. But, Dunn points out, it is unfair to consider the present situation as typical. A more important That the long-term price short time periods. If prices effect of this decision to situation has not been generally would incream gradually over crease production, how eJ favorable is graphically time, th result would be minor to reduce short-run bee 1 : anl illustrated by the continuing changes in nat le, which plies and push beef price Pd decline in farm numbers, Dmm *it is doubtf anyone would higher. Itt :IIo says. People are not leaving notice. Instead, lives*eck lices The price situation, 1"lwa[-;|., ! backbreaking tax loads imposed by govern- from the good life that the people have taken products, requests to liberalize consideration is the average or farming and ranching because fluctuate quite drastically, with mainly unintentional, at merltat alllevels, an aging industrial plant and for granted will someday revive the will to meat import quotas and typical situation and it's an undesirable way of'life, prices being considerably no conflict of interest .be ' Le the absence of real incentives to improve it, work. suggestions of establishing corresponding profit pictures, but because the move is above the average  level consumers and produ current prices are quite feeder calves, for example, is favorable, cattlemen have no about $32 per hundredweight, Why, then, do live'stock in other years, doing so, creating the ow?J M ,e ,i,,,  , ,1,,,=,,  ,,   ,. D 9,,  .,,-- 9,,  9.. , considerably below the average consumer demand, a   1 | Sidney n erald Mailbag I reason to apologize, says which is actually below the prices receive so much at. Cattle prices have recmtly effect i the short-run, ff' , . Edward V. Dune, livestock break-even point. The cat- tention at periods, like the been at record or near-record additional cows Jl marketing economist at North tleman's break-even price -- present, when they are levels -- matching the hi replacement heifers lil Dakota State University. the price needed to meet all relatively high? Because, Dune levels established ini951. Meat marketed now, con ]l J costs of production -- is points out, the changes in price prices have increased 25 per demand for beef could  1 Why $o Late? Mon-Dak Area gives the now on display at the J.K. Cattle prices are relatively currently about $35. tend to occur within relatively cent over that 21 - year period, be met. But, in the lon: | , visitor an invitation to enjoy a Ralston Museum and clearly lessthanbalfoftbe2-percent fewer cattle would]  111 Dear tor; Sidney Herald river just as dangerous and implied that I had constructed rate of inflation over that mune produced, crea, g : What's tbe reason we don't unpredictable that should be i i the paper till Wed..ay ::ted against swg +Wesed to get it on Saturday this area.  ......... sometimes ,Monday. zs it the Montana Mail Service? We can mail anything in Washington in the afternoon and it reaches it's destination the next day anyplace in Washington. Several times we have received no paper at all. Many times it is mutilated so badly. It seems like the higher our postage rates go the worse our service gets. We enjoy getting the home town paper but not,at that kind of rates and service. Sincerely, Mrs. Leonard C. Salsbury Addy, Wash. No Swimming Dear Editor; Would you be shocked if you saw a Yellowstone Park ad showing a tourist happily feeding peanuts to a hungry grizey? The Yellowstone swimmer picked in the Sidney Herald's special section "Roaming The Gartside Lake was framed for one who lost his life in this river, and there have been others. Yours turly, Rose Arvys Levno Credit Where Due Editor, Sidney Herald; Before I am roundly and soundly denounced as a glory- mongering carpet-bagger, I should like to clarify a rather consequential ommission in the copy on the cover picture of last week's Herald. Said picture depicted me working on the model of Fort Union which is the replica entirely from scratch :seulemenL The fact is that the crude structures for this model were originally assembled by a Sidney eighth grade class in 1964, and have languished in forgotton storage at the fairgrounds since their premier showing that year. What I did was to salvage those ravished remnants from their moldy grave and refurbish them to their present state of display. Wiout the labors of those children, such a task would certainly have consumed more than mere "spare time." I could never commit so egregious a faux-pas as to claim all the credit when it is so blatantly due others. David Shannon ::::::::CHAMBER NEWS and VIEWS ::::::::::::.': ::::...':::..+':;.mm. B y T I M Z E R T ,+:m.:+:. .:...:: Thank You To The Jaycee's The Sidney Chamber of Commerce would like to commend the Sidney Jaycee's So says the VA,., for the fine job they did in sponsoring the Mon-Dak 4th of July Celebration ifi Sidney. The Chamber and the community of Boo00:s O By BELVINA W. BERTINO "My Girlhood Among Outlaws", an autobiography by Lily Klasner. Edited by Eve Ball. 337 pp. University of Arizona Press. 1972. Cloth- bound, $7.50; paper, $4.95. Lily Casey spent her lifetime on the frontier in Texas and New Mexico. In 1867, when she was five years old, she went with her parents, Robert and Ellen Casey, in a covered wagon to New Mexico, walking much of theway after an Indian raid robbed them of much of their livestock and provisions. Her parents' ranch, located on the Pecos, soon became a stopping place for all who passed that way, and it was common for the Caseys to feed and house anyone needing either accommodation. Among them were such now notorious outlaws as Billy the Kid who to them was simply Billy Bonney, one of the tougher men of the times. by white renegades attached to one faction of the Lincoln County War instigators. Since neither of her two older brothers was strong physically and her mother was partially crippled, Lily assumed leadership of the family. John Chisum, cattle king of the Pecos, and Ashton Upson, Casey store clerk and teacher in the Casey home, were per- sonal friends of the family and became their invaluable counselors. Lily was well educated for the times and at the age of 17 was a teacher herself. Before she was 20 she bad experienced all the rough elements that are inevitable in the settling of a new area in the West - Indian fights and constant livestock raids; gunfights where men were often killed with little or no provocation; depraddations committed by both Indians and whites. From childhood Lily mericana events as they occurred aroudd her. This, coupled with her remarkable memory in later years, and by letters, documents, clippings and pictures, form the basis of this highly interesting account of life on the New Mexican frontier. Part three of the volume, "John Simpson Chisum," is perhaps her most significant contribution to southwestern history. Chisum's long lost personal diary is in- cluded and gives an accurate insight into the character of this controversial pioneer figure. Eve Ball is the author of many books on southwestern United States history, including "In The Days of Victoria" and "Ma'am Jones of the Pecos", both published by the University of Arizona Press, and both previously reviewed in this column. period. This increase il largely reduced supplie [ to remain at pt Ik 00ver long Dunn says. um: l nttn1J I" general increases in mer- chanm_stng coots. Taking ,In- flation into aecotmt, live eatttle prices are far below levels of 20 years ago. Consumer beef lik to levels over a long time, prices will encourage', expansion of cattle prices would be higlm" than meaning increased ,[ ':!. they are except for increased plies and reduced p production efficiency which has However, cattle prices are [ I allowed the cattleman tostay in expected to take any dr| [ | business, declines in the near future, ! [ ! The livestock industry is long-term cattle o [ I unique compared to mo,t in- remains favorable :_ [ | dustries. When producers producers. A large perce [ 1 respond to increased demand of available calves are  | | there is a delay in the effect of fed to slaughter weir. [ i their decisions. Otlier in- meaning that further inere [ / dustries can merely produce in beef production will ! | i 1 more of their product. But the mainly from increased u [ : | cattleman must respond to cow numbers. A favor. | | demand by saving more price situation is neeessaff [  l replacement heifers and allow livestock producers [ culling fewer cows, aiming to meet costs of production  [ 1 produce more calves to be fed produce beef to meet tl [ 1 Sidney would like to thank all Lily's father was murdered kept a detailed diary of the .... I the members of the Jaycee's Ralston I for assuming the big respon- d sibility of the Mon-Dak 4th of Roun up I July Celebration for 1972. Sorry we had no column last Plan To Attend week, we were all too busy with The Agriculture Council of our Art Show and the Opening the Sidney Chamber of Cam- of the J. K. Ralston Museum mece along with the Soil and Art Center over the 4th of Conservation District and July holiday. Northern Plains Research It was a great success with Center will be sponsoring an over 500 visitors through the Agriculture Field Day at the three days. Our Guest Book Larry Tveit farm on July 23, shows people from California, 1972 at 2:00 p.m. This program Washington, Connecticut and will be devoted to the saline i Washington, D. C. to name a seep problem of our area. We " ' few states and many of course urge your attendance at this from North Dakota and the informative program, surrounding towns of our area. ZentAtlnstitute Their remarks are most The Executive Vice planting.., which is one good gratifying and one young President, Tim Zent, is at reason for looking forward to Nature bustin' out all over, person stated, "I sure like this Greeley, Colo., this week at- spring, showing mere humans how to tending Institute. He will return But modern life being what produce the tallest trees, the place!" ***********************************e it is, many of us occupy apart- bushiest bushes, the most We want to thank again those  THE $1DNEY HERALD to the office on July 17. ments where there's no possi- brilliantly colored flowers, who allowed us to show their J. billty of getting our own hands In fact, vicarious gardening Smokey Says: into the soil. Of course there's is open to virtually everyone. K. Ralston paintings. We were  A Corporation ' _ usually a gardener around, It's a hobby you can in- proud to present also the : RU$$ELLWLI.,PublIdu !/--------][ and watching him tend the dulge in at home, and carry collection of paintings by the e VtROBOeHLeR. IWoauionSu. plants and trees onthegrounds with you when you travel.  DENNIS 8ENTH, Advact MsnQer is pleasant enough. Some people arrange t heir Indian artist, Roscoe White . , [ Yet, almost any person with vacations to coincide with Eagle of Poplar, Montana. : Offical Newspeper of Richland County, Mont. Published a green thumb prefers some- special events like Historic These attractions along with every Wednesdsy llt Sidney, Montana. Business Office: 12i thtnl more than that. Fortu- Garden Week in Virginia. nately, it can't be hard to find, Others take off for places that the articles assembled in the : North Central Ave. 59270 no matter where you live. are always interesting at any Museum provided an en- , Suxm-ptJolte, ' '  $6.00 Im yw im RJchtmd and McKm Countie Im referring to Americas time of year, Yellowstone, for tertaining visit for all who  $6.50EImwlmmlmMom-$&00OuukleState public gardens, instance, came in. i " "\\; " " , Even the smallest town I do a little of both. Besides $9"S0t'FreignCttrim'ServieemmAnywhere$ 5.00 i ff TAKES TEAM- usuallyhasasquaredecorated that, my wife and I goforthe Work now continues on the lSCmtforSkqlllCa0q " TO WIN" fi with bushes and flowers. Every occasional Sunday afternoon homestead shack, school room  Second class  plid at Sidney, Montana 59270 6N.LU_,IID " big city puts on a real display, drive just to see the latest i TO INT ,  , New York's Central Park is a blossoms along the highway, and barn in the Museum, also  MF.MIR ........... [ FORL:g'FIP-ES.   "e, famous example, although In short, vicarious gar- plans are formlng to set up the i r  probably the masterpiece of, dening is a game that can be Art studios and class rooms to .  N .... .L.. urban planning in this respect played in several different be ready by fall. PER is the National Arboretum in ways. There's certainly a way I,et uS know when you can .  fB "- Let'i strike out forest fires!  Washington, D. C., which to suit yourmeans, inelihations .o-,o, ++ covers more than 400 acres, and expertise, come in and help! oooooooe**oooooooooooeo,