t CREELEY (Cdo.) TRIBUNE 8Â»t..Mirtll (, mi Sugar beet growers association announces contract talk meets THE FAMILY CIRCUS By Bil Keane Grower representatives of the Mountain States Beet Growers Marketing Association have announced meetings for four locals in Weld County. According to the representatives, the meetings have been set to explain contract negotiation difficulties with Great Western Sugar for the 1976 growing season. Contract negotiations came to a halt Thursday after grower representatives said they could not accept a proposed grower- processor formula change. The formula, based on average sugar extraction levels for sugar beets from 1960 to 1966 was used to determine grower payments made by the company. Grower representatives said the proposed formula would shift manufacturing risks to growers "which is entirely beyond our control. Growers look to the shift of responsibilities offered by the company as unfair," grower spokesmen said. Meetings have been set to explain the proposed formula and other contract negotiation difficulties for the following: -- Loveland local, to meet at 10 a.m. Monday at the American Legion Hall in Windsor. -- Brighton local, to meet at 8 p.m. Monday at the Co-op Building in Brighton. -- Greeley local, to meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Red Steer in Lucerne. --Eaton local, to meet at 2 p.m. Wednesday at the American Legion Hall in Eaton. Meeting dates and times had not been set for the Fort Collins, Longmont, For! Morgan or Fort Lupton locals by Friday night. Improve copy quality with the new A. B. Dick Bond 901 Copier Flu epidemic spreading in nation Don't be satisfied with "(Â»ay" topics - or cu|iic!i lli.il feel gritty. A newly developed imaging material --oxclusivi; with Ihc Bond W1 plain paper copier-will give you copies so black. MI clc.rn.ymTl! t h i n k they were printed. This new imaging miilcrial i 1 . perm.incnlly i mini led ,ind is replaced ill no charge-for the life uf the unit - ifilcvcrdclerioniiesinqui'liiy. This eliminates ihe ctisl of one supply ilcm that needs regular replacement uiih other tnpiurs. Call for a demonstration. AttCK ATLANTA (AP) - The influenza epidemic spread to every region of'the nation last week but remained far below the magnitude of the Hong Kong flu epidemic of seven years ago, health authorities said Friday. The Hong Kong flu strain in 1969 produced 12,700 "excess deaths," meaning deaths above the expected number calculated by scientists at the national Center for Disease Control, a center spokesman said. Through Feb. 28 of this year, 1,270 "excess deaths" have been reported from the 121 major U.S. cities sampled weekly by the center, the spokesman said. Center scientists establish an expected number of flu-related deaths working with statistics from previous nonepidemic years. Using a complex formula, they then add a cushion ft urog factor of 50 to 60 deaths to establish an "epidemic threshold." A flu strain called A-Victoria, which was first isolated in Australia, is mainly responsible for current outbreaks. Public health officials in St. Petersburg, Fla., said Friday that the A-Victoria strain may also be responsible for an apparent flu outbreak at a nursing home where 27 persons have died within the last two weeks. The 27th death at the Sunshine Convalarium was reported Friday; three died Thursday and two Wednesday. At least 15 of the dead suffered from flu- like symptoms, officials said. They said a normal rate of death at such a facility would be eight to 10 in the period. "Weekly pneumonia and influenza deaths from 121 cities in the United States have exceeded the level reached during recent influenza epidemics, but ME MOTHER-" NATURE... IN SPITE OF WHAT rrpip TO HER from the CARROLL RIGHTER INSTITUTE Ph. 353 024Â» More than 80 per cent of the 107 Â«tn si. | nation's milk is packaged in cartons. Fftpmttk WATER HEATERS Complete Stock Sudden Service Greeley Plumbing Heating, Inc. 1009 9th Street Phone 353-1962 7:30-5:00 Mon.-Fri. -1:00-12:00 Noon Sit. NOTICE TO DOG OWNERS IN THE CITY OF EVANS 1976 dog licenses are on sale at the Evans City Hall. Or- dinince No. Ml requires all dogi within the corporate limits of the City of Evans, be licensed on or before April first of each year. The owner of each dog to be licensed shall provide the City Clerk with a ctrtificate from a licensed veterinarian certifying that the dog sought to be licensed has been vaccinated for rabies. The license fees are as follows: S1.00 for each male and spayed female; $3.00 for each unspayed female. Upon application for license for a spayed female dog, the applicant shall show i certificate from a licensed veterinarian surgeon showing that such femalÂ« dog has been spayed. It will be unlawful for any dog to run at large or stray beyond the limits of the premises ol its owner, keeper or turborer, unless under Ihe control of some responsible person, by leash or otherwise. Every dog owner within the corporate limits of the City of Evans who shall fill to obtain a license for his or her dog as provided for in this ordinance, or who shall fall to have his or her dog vaccinated for ribies, or who shall fail to control his or her dog is provided in this ordinance shall be deemed to hive violated thii ordinance and upon being found guilty of such violation shall be punished by a fine of not more than $100.00. THE ABOVE PROVISION IS BEING ENFORCED AND VIOLATORS WILL BE PROSECUTED IN MUNICIPAL COURT. For your convenience, the Evans City Council his irranged for J. K. Barton, D.V.M., and R. L. Hoff, C.V.M., to conduct Rabies Clinic it the Evini Firehill, Wednesday, Mirch 10th, from 6:30 p.m. to Â»:M p.m. The rabies vaccination will tÂ» $4.00. THE EVANS CITY COUNCIL FORECAST FOR MONDAY, MARCH 8, 1976 GENERAL TENDENCIES: Avoid a tendency to be too nervous and restless and to break promises; as you are aware of this likelihood, be kind to others not so well informed who are upret 2nd acting in a manner not in accordance with their usual conscientiousness. ARIES (Mar. 21 to Apr. 19) Keep an eye on your wallet while out shopping or dealing with others. Give words of endearment to loved one. TAURUS (Apr. 20 to May 20) Study monetary attain well and Â»ee where you can cut down expenses. Repairing property is easier than heretofore. GEMINI (May 21 to June 21) Don't jump into any situations tliat could bring you real harm. Avoid an argument with a friend who is not feeling up to par. MOON CHILDREN (June 22 to July 21) Fine day to study what you really want to do and the best way to get right results. Don't go off on tangents. LEO (July 22 to Aug. 21) Avoid the frivolous now. Remain calm and poised at social functions, since there is apt to be some disharmony present. VIRGO (Aug. 22 to Sept. 22) Something new and untried needs further study. A new contact can give you misleading infoiiliitlioii, :u du nut follow it. LIBRA (Sept. 23 to Oct. 22) You have good ideas for expanding, but not a good day to put them through yet. Study information carefully, or you have trouble. SCORPIO (Oct. 23 to Nov. 21) Do not let that obligation floor you, but pay what you can and gain goodwill, plan more wisely for the future. SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22 to Dec. 21) Don't blame associates for some error that may not be their fault. Get at the true cause. Study civic matter carefully. CAPRICORN (Dec. 22 to Jan. 20) You have much work ahead of you which only needs enthusiasm to get it done and you accomplish a good deal. AQUARIUS (Jan. 21 to Feb. 19) It would cost you more than you think to have the pleasure you think you want, so be wise and do something more worthwhile. PISCES (Feb. 20 to Mar. 20) Problems at home could be annoying, so handle outside matters until all smooths out nicely. A poised attitude helps. IF YOUR CHILD IS BORN TODAY ... he or she will be highly sensitive and will require much rest and a good diet during early life in order to build up the stamina here. Teach early to keep promises made, then the success can be phenomenal. Give as fine an education as you can. Anything of an artistic nature is particularly good. Don't neglect spiritual studies early, too. 'The Stars impel, they do not compel." What you make of your life is largely up to YOU! Carroll Righter's Individual Forecast for your sign for April is now ready. For your copy send your birthdate and $1 to Carroll Righter Forecast (name of newspaper), Box 679, Hollywood, Calif. .90028. ((c) 1976, McNaught Syndicate, Inc.) are much lower than the peak in the 1968-69 epidemic," the center reported. "All regions of the country have now reported pneumonia and influenza deaths in excess of the epidemic threshold, with the New England and Middle Atlantic states continuing to have the highest elevations." A 10-week epidemic last year of the A-Port Chalmers strain claimed about 1,600 "excess deaths." For the week ending Feb. 28, the center reported 1,191 pneumonia or flu-related deaths in the 121 cities. That is 656 "excess desths," or deaths above Ihe expected number for that week, and marks the fourth consecutive week that national figures have exceeded the epidemic threshold. For the first time this year, flu-related deaths reached epidemic levels in the Central and Midwestern states, the center said. "That's funny -- it always spells okay for Mommy." NFO calls on cattlemen to hold back livestock By VAL CORLEY Associated Press Writer CORNING, Iowa (AP)-The National Farmers Organization (NFO) called on cattlemen across the nation Friday to withhold their livestock from market in an attempt to raise beef prices. "The action is being called because cattlemen have suffered a $14 per hundred pound price drop since Jan. 1," said NFO President Oren Lee Staley. Staley said cattle prices have artifically dropped and a new cattle grading system which went into effect last Monday further hurt cattlemen. Top steers are currently sell- Report shows of the Denver WASHINGTON (UPI)-Sen. Floyd K. Haskeli, D-Colo., Friday said a General Accounting Office report suggested increased funding and improved operating procedures were necessary to resolve uiuuluin:. at Uiu Vuluraii!) Administration Hospital in Denver. Haskell said the report, which he requested a year ago, indicated a lack of both space and personnel to solve problems created by a large increase in the hospital's outpatient load. "It seems the nursing problem is the biggest one at the Denver VA Hospital," he said. "The hospital now has the In The Courts I'm now affiliated with Austin Austin. For your Real Estate Needs... Ray Wiedeman AUSTIN AUSTIN Auctioneers -- Realtors 1203 9th St. Greeley, Colo., 80631 (303) 353-0790 DISTRICT COURT Invalidation asked Gordon Lynn Neilsen, 2000 8th Ave., filed a petition against Mrs. Marilyn Kae Nielsen, 1016 36th Ave., for a decree declaring their marriage invalid. The couple was married in Greeley Dec. 6, 1975. Pleads innocent James Gallegos Jr., 22, 1911 6th St., pleaded innocent to charges of second degree assault, attempted theft and second degree tampering. Judge Hugh H. Arnold continued the case to April 5 for trial setting. Gallegos is accused in the assault charge of causing and attempting to cause bodily injury to Valentine Aleman of Eaton Jan. 2! by means of a deadly weapon, glass. The charge was filed as a result of a bar fight at Paul's Place, 2619 8th Ave., in which Aleman, 45 allegedly was struck in the face with a beer glass, according to a report by sheriff's officers. In the attempted theft charge, Gallegos is accused of engaging in conduct Feb. 11, 1975, constituting a substantial step toward the commission of the crime of theft. The tampering charge accuses him of tampering on the same date with property of Michael L. Welle, 2280 1st Ave., with the intent to cause injury, inconvenience and annoyance to VYeile and another person. Fraud charge Virginia A. Vigil, age and address unavailable, pleaded innocent to a welfare fraud charge. Judge Arnold continued the case to April 5 for trial setting. Â·The defendant is accused of obtaining public assistance to which she was not entitled to or greater than she was entitled to and payment of a forfeited ing at about J36.50-I38.00 per hundred pounds at the Sioux City stockyards. The NFO held meetings in 20 cities throughout the country Friday and announced the holding action after hearing from those meetings. "The NFO has called a nationwide cattle marketing vacation starting Monday morning to continue until further notice," Staley said following the meetings. He said the timetable calls for getting commitments from cattle producers by Wednesday night. The NFO would "then start bargaining with meat packers on price to correct unfair discounts under the new grading system. funding need VA hospital equivalent of 340 full-time nurses who are apparently well- qualified, but there are simply not enough to do the job." Haskcll said the VA had consistently rejected requests for more staff and the hospital now was slioit from 42 to 73 nurses. "In addition to these and other problems, the nurses are frustrated at their inability to do what they should be doing," he said. "As a result, quit-rate at the Denver VA Hospital was 19 per cent last year compared to the 12 per cent average in other VA hospitals." Haskell also said there was a severe problem with operating practices. Marathon cuffing Daryl Stone was cuiung me IBIH ui vmi:i;iii v^nutwn-ji Â«Â«.,*.Â·Â» lateFriday and termed response "tremendous." Half of all the proceeds from the 24 hours of cutting, waving and shampooing will go to the Randy Schaefer Fund. (Tribune photo by Lynn Hcinzc) Monfort seeks renewed state discharge permit Monfort Packing Co. is one of the 11 applicants for National P o l l u t a n t D i s c h a r g e Elimination System permits to be issued by the Colorado Department of Health. The health department will issue the permits if it receives no objections prior to April 5. Tire Monfort application is to renew a permit to discharge non-contact cooling water from its packing house to a sanitary sewer which flows to the Cache La Poudre River. Knife and Fork fo meet Tuesday The Greeley Knife and Fork Club will meet at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at Ihe Greeley Community Building. A club announcement earlier said the club would meet Thursday. A permit is also being sought by Andesile Rock Co. of Lyons to discharge groundwater from its quarry into South SI. Vrain Creek. Slate law prohibits the discharge of pollutants to state waters without a discharge permit, and the permits, if issued, will contain limitations and conditions intended to protect the quality ot state waters. Public comments on the proposed permits should be directed to the department's Water Quality Control Division, 4210 E. llth Ave., Denver, 80220. A public hearing may be held on an application it there is significant public interest. The complete applications, d r a f t permits and related documents are available for review at the slate health department, local health departments and county commissioners' offices. installment grant between Sept. I, 1975, and Jan. 31, 1970, by means of wilfully false statements and representations and by impersonation and other fraudulent device. The amount nf assistance so obtained amounted to ?500 or more, the information alleges. Check Fraud charge K a t h y Makings, Rt. 1, Longmont, pleaded innocent to charges of fraud by check and theft. Judge Hugh H. Arnold continued the case to April 5 for trial setting. The defendant in the first charge is accused of issuing a check in the amount of $100 or more last May 22, which was not paid because she had insufficient funds in the bank on which the check was written. In the theft charge, the defendant is accused of unlawfully taking a horse having a value of $100 or more belonging to Ruth Fahrenbruch of Erie on May 22. Henry Block has a special reason why you should come to us for income tax help. If you received the Short Form tor tiling your taxes, our preparers are specially Irained to determine if it's best for you. If it is, we'll complete it at a very low price...and our charge always includes your resident state return. HR BLOCK THE INCOME TAX PEOPLE 1404 8th AVENUE Open Â»i.m.-Â» p.m. Weekdays, 9-5 Sat. Phone 353-1500 OPEN TONIGHT-NO APPOINTMENT NECESSARY HE COMFORTS ME I want to serve Almighty God . . . Because he gave me life .,. And by His grace He helps me through ... Each struggle and each strife . . . He comforts me when I am sad . . . And calms my every fear . .. Until at last the faintest cloud ... Is bound to disappear . .. And when my heart Is happy and... I hasten to rejoice . . . He seems to bless my spirit with . . . His sympathetic voice . . . And so 1 try to serve my God . .. And do my humble part. . . With all my true sincerity . .. And faithfulness of heart.. . Because I owe so much for all ... That he has done for me ... That all ot me belongs to him . . . For all eternity. Reed P. Adam son Adamson Mortuary Â»,4k Â« Phone 353-1212 Â·imbti H Hit (Mir if III Mdifl Hall 9th Ave. at 5th St.
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