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B Annual Veterans Day Dinner & Dance and Ann Nelson, look over that will be auctioned off at Congregational Auction llon Torgerson will do the : iii !i III' /i, il , ...... selling, wldch is scheduled to begin at 7:30 p.m. The auction is held each year in early November to give area residents a chance to do some early Christmas shopping. Proceeds are used by the Women's FellowsMp of the church, -- Don Mrschek Photo Sat., Nov. 10 Members & Adults Only Music By Stan Maslowski L an drills s till tro ub le small, rural communities TIw development of sanitary landfills to replace open dumps in small communities and rural areas remains a problem of getting in tune with the times, according to Terry Carmody, head of the Solid Waste Section of the State Dopartrnent of Health and Environmental Sciences. "What people have had for nothing they'll now have to pay for," Carmody said. "But these same people went from a privy to indoor plumbing. Now they wouldn't go hack to that either." In explaining the need for sanitary landfills, Carmody points to the clmnges in living and buying in the last 20 years -- the difference between each Montanan throwing away a half pound of gbage a day 20 years ago compared to three pounds today. The State Health Depart- ment is responsible for helping communities develop adequate disposal systems in accordance with the Solid Waste Disposal Act of 1966 and the Solid Waste Districting Act of 1969 passed by the state legislature. Small communities and rural areas often have trouble I demand for land policy grows Humphrey. Some  are probably best settled at the federal level. Others might best be handled at state or local levels. "Land use policies will be established with or eithout your involvement," Hum- phrey says. "If you are con- cerned about how these policies will affect you and future generations, get in- volved in community affairs. Contact your county com- missioner or city council member to find out if any zoning is being done in your area," for land use by the agricultural economics on rural communities is a policy department at NDSU iden. related problem. What effect recent years, tiffed six major categories of will increased population have Humphrey, problems. The categories are on school systems, sower and at North resource conservation and water systems, road systern . development, rural zoning, and other public services, for fringe areas surrounding land example. Ys there are in a particular use, pollution for this in- control, recreational use of Other land use concerns including land and effective include the amount of land set in- organization for planning and aside for wildlife and for resource control, recreational purposes. Rural of land and Under resource con- zoning is also getting in. con- servation and development, creased attention across the land use country. accents the the major problem in North Dakota seems to be strip- Citizens in North Dakota mining and coal development, communities need to be asking land use Humphrey says. The social who should be making the Plains impact of such development decisions about land use, says finding a place to locate a sanitary landfill and do not have the money to pay for its operation, Carmody said. He oaid in many cases tbeso problems could be overcome by county - wide refuse collection or by several small towns cooperating in the maintenance of one single lamfflll. Clifford Haines, Flathead County commissioner, has watched his county clean up considerably in the years since it began a county.wide landfill operation. , "We feel it is the only economical way to go," Haines said. "People are real/zing how well it works." Flatbead County has eight- yard refuse containers in several outlying areas in the county. A 25-yard garbage packing truck travels the county picking up garbage every day and taking it to a single landfill. The service costs about $12 per year per household, which is lower than the state average of about  per month. Sitting Bull sale report Cattle today, 2700; 'week ago, 3072; sheep today, 65; hogs today, 150. Good grain fed steers, $37 to $38.50; medium grain fed steers, $36 to $37; good grain fed heifers, $35 to $37; medium grain fed heifers, $34 to $35; good grain fed cows, $30 to $33; good butcher cows, $30 to $33; medium butcher cows, $211 to $30; cutter end canner cows, $32 to $39; butchtr bulls, $37 to $41..$0; bulls, $34 to $37; feeding bulls, $35 to $36; yearling bulls, $40 to $45. Good yearling steers, S to $53; medium yearling steers, $M to $49; dairy type steer and heifers, $38 to $45; good yearling heifers, $1 to $48; modlum yearling heifers, $38 to $44; feeding cow=, S31 to $34; good steer calves,  to $68; medium steer calves $53 to $60; bull calveS, $43 to 3; good heifer calves, $55 to $60; medium heifer calves, $47 to $52; dairy type steer and heifer calves, $41 to $47; good stock cows, $370 to $440; good bred heifers, $380 to $415; medium bred heifers, $300 to S350. Mayor Gene Fuller of West Yellowstone has had eight years to evaluate his city's sanitary landfln. "It is a very effective way of taking care of garbage disposal, Fuller said. "The landfill here works very well, and the town is cleaner." The main problem Fuller sees wsth landfill operations is that reseeding of the land is needed and that some com- munities may have trouble obtaining landfill sites in a time of increasing land prices. Once a landfill is full, it can be reseeded and used for pasture until the land settles. "Most oftbe towns that have converted to a landfill have used revenue sharing money," Carmody said. "The more people who use a landfill the leu it costs." Carmody said the State Health Department will be working with communities on an area-by-area basis to help them develop landfill sites. I Bel-air 100% Florida Orange Juice ,,o= 43 c can 6 oz. 23* can Auxiliary Meeting / 12 Mont., Wed., Nov. 7,1973- 9B OPEN HOUSE : for Alex ondMary Damm Sunday, 1 - 2- S p.m at their  in Fairview Hon them on their 45th di!ng Anniversary ALL F LATIVES INVITED You are invited... Lorraine, k0is, Susan, Carol invite you to ispecial showing of Christmas Merchandise Decorations Gift Suggestions of the Lalonde Hotel Sat. Nov. 10 - 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sun. Nov. 11 - 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. THE OLD THE NEW FEED MANUFACTURING is again in process at the PEAVEY COMPANY in Sidney. The Sidney plant has been undergoing renovation the past 4 months. Improvements made are a new hammer and pellet mill as well as new mixing facilities and added ingredients storage. A new boiler and large capacity steam roller unit is a part of the project to provide greater efficiencies. The renovation should more than double feed production according to Ray Blomquist, mgr. and also eliminate pollution that might result from feed production. The local plant supplies feed and farm supplies locally and to Peavey and independent dealers over an area bounded by Glasgow, Hardin, Beach and Grenora, H. D. The firm employs 35 tradesmen. Near future plans include remodeling of the retail store. Peavey is appreciative of the cooperation Of the public while they were out of production the past 4 months. EAVEY COM ducer Service Sidney, Montana /; /  !