Garden City Telegram from Garden City, Kansas on November 18, 1977 · Page 12
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Garden City Telegram from Garden City, Kansas · Page 12

Garden City, Kansas
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Friday, November 18, 1977
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Page 12 Garden Cily Telegram Friday, November 18, 1477 **: Congress Sympathetic to Action Strike: Farmer's Last Straw? Beef 'Bundles' for Bowl Game Beef Empire Bowl Classic com- mltteemen John Bealmear, left, and Jay Bezdek, look over beef bundles which will be given away at halftime at Saturday's game between Garden City Community College and Scottsdale, Ariz., Community College. The "bundles" are valued at $75 each and include several groups of choice cut beef. Reserve seat tickets for the game — kickoff is at 1:30 p.m. — are available at the Chamber of Commerce office. Remaining tickets will be sold at the gate — $3 general admission and $5 for a reserved seat. 'Gone With the Wind 7 Chosen as Greatest Film Furniture Auction Monday, Nov. 21 ,m 1977 at 1 p.m. Storm Date-Nov., 30,1977 314 N. 13th St. Garden City, Kansas 1972 Ford Pickup, 84,000 miles, air, radio, power steering and good tires. 1938 Electric Organ —Connsonata, Model 2A2, good condition- complete service book. General Electric Refrig. 15.6 cu. ft. like new,-Old Ward Refrig., works; Roper gas range with grill; 2 utility tables; Dining table & 6 chairs; Drop leaf table & 2 chairs; Kitchen table; 7 chest of drawers, four with mirrors; 1 full bed complete with box spring and mattress, 1-% bed complete with box spring and mattress; Twin bed complete with box spring and mattress; Youth bed; Old divan; 3 end tables and coffee table; 2 Occasional chairs; Electro Hygiene sweeper; Vacuum sweeper; Massage table and steam cabinet combination; Medicine cabinet; 2 wardrobes; Pole shelves for bathroom; Coronado fan —3 small fans; Smoke stand; 2 white stools; Hassock; 3-way floor lamps—table lamps; Dressing table with 3-way mirror; 3 gas heaters; Wooden Ranchero topper; Miscellaneous trucking sujpplies; 5' and 12' tow bars; Tires and wheels; Huffy electric lawn mower; 12-14' alum, straight ladder; Sporting goods; Garden tools; Peacock wall plaques; Dishes, cooking utensils, some antique dishes and a wide assortment of miscellaneous items. 2 cemetery lots (Sunset gardens) 2 vaults, and 2 markers (in S/W corner of cemetery) Antiques: Ben Franklin fire place; 2 oak ice boxes; Oak kitchen cabinet. Property: To sell at 3 p.m. —Lot eighteen (18) and the south twenty- five (S. 25') feet of Lot nineteen (19) of block six (6) of Jones addition to the city of Garden City, Kansas, otherwise known as 314 N. 13th. St. Lot is 75' x 140' —frame house with composition roof and asphalt exterior. 2 bedrooms on main floor —1 bedroom apartment ujpstairs and a basement. 20% down-balance due on approval of abstract. Terms: Cash Nothing to be removed until settled for. Not responsible in case of accident 0. L. SURFACE, estate (Nadine Gates, administrator) EARL BARTON, AUCTIONEER S. W. Real Estate & Land Co. WASHINGTON (AP) — "Gone With the Wind" was chosen the greatest American film ever produced, edging out "Casablanca" and "Citizen Kane." Lillian Gish and Fay Wray were there, and so were Elizabeth Taylor Warner amd Ethel Kennedy. Others included James Stewart, Henry Fonda, and Charlton Heston and Henry Kissinger. The occasion Thursday night was the American Film Institute's 10th anniversary gala benefit at the Kennedy Center. Earlier at a White House reception President Carter paid tribute to films as "a true people's art form." George Stevens, director of API, announced the selection of the best film. He said the 1939 classic about the Civil War was the greatest among many equally great films. The AFI, which was created by the National Council of the Arts in 1967 "to preserve the heritage and develop the art" of film and television, has catalogued nearly 14,000 films in its archives, grants funds to independent film makers, distributes a film journal. It also has set up a center for film studies in Los Angeles. At the While House reception, congressmen, cabinet officers and Amy Carter mingled with hundreds of directors, producers, film company executives and movie stars as well as other celebrities. (Jean Christensen, of Capitol Hill News Service has been talking to Congressman and officials in Washington about the threatened farm strike set for Dec. 14. This is the first of three articles presenting the view of the strike from Washington.) By Jean Christensen WASHINGTON, D.C. — If activist farmers demanding parity are depending on Congress to ward off the threatened December farm strike, then a strike is inevitable. Interviews with Kansas Congressmen, a congressional aide and a Department of Agriculture official recently showed that while sympathetic, official Washington will not do anything to prevent the strike. But if the strike has widespread support and is successful, then some action could be taken. None of the Kansans would presume to advise farmers to strike or not to strike — that is a personal decision, they said — but they would understand it either way. Rep. Joe Skubitz, R- Pittsburg, wrote in answer to questions about the strike, "A drowning man will grab at any straw in order to survive. The planned strike is the farmer's straw — it may be the last straw." Farmers calling themselves American Agriculture, have threatened to strike Dec. 14 if Congress does not enact into law their demand for a guarantee of prices at 100 percent of parity. No one seems to know how many farmers will strike, how many states are involved or what kinds of farmers will participate. Parity is a level calculated on the basis of prices and the cost of living for a period when farmers were doing well early in this century. For wheat, parity is based on the years 1910 to 1914. Adjusted for current conditions, wheat would sell for $5.03 a bushel. On aug. 15, wheat nationwide was selling at $2.01, 40 percent parity, accouding to American Agriculture literature. IT'S HIGH TIME WE TOOK LIFE A LITTLE SLOWER. On the highways, slower speeds save lives, save energy. For example, traffic deaths were down by 9400 in 1975, as compared to 1973, when speed limits were higher than 55. And we could save eight and a half million gallons of gasoline a day if everybody slowed down. The point is, the 55 mph speed limit isn't something to take or leave lightly. It's vitally important. To all of us. SPEED! LIMIT 55 IT'S NOT JUST A GOOD IDEA. ITS THE LAW A public service of this newspaper, The U.S. Department of Transportation and The Advertising Council. Parity for corn is $3.45 a bushel, compared to $1.65 on Aug. 15 — 48 percent of parity. Sorghum was also selling at 48 percent. Other products, such as barley, soybeans and milk were selling at between 50 and 78 percent of parity. American Agriculture threatens that farmers will not sell or produce any farm products or buy any non essential products if their demands are not met. Resorting to strike tactics, which farmers don'tusually believe in, is a sign of their desperation and the ecomomic disaster they face. If the strike is successful and enough farmers agree to quit producing and selling until prices reach parity, prices will have to rise, the aide said. Either because of supply and demand, or because Congress will be forced to increase them. The Secretary of Agriculture has the authority to raise low rates but only if increasing them will not reduce exports or increase domestic stocks — which limits his authority. The target prices are set by law and increase only with increases in cost of production. The congressmen and other officials interviewed suggested several points that should be considered by Liberal Man Found Dead GUYMON, Okla. (AP) Sherman Dee Hinz, 52, of Liberal, Kan., was found dead Thursday in an oil field after he apparently was run over and killed by his own servicing truck, a spokesman for the Texas County Sheriff's office said. Hinz' body was found after his family reported he had failed to come home Wednesday night. LIVE EVERY NITE GRAIN BIN "GENESIS" 9:00 to 1:00 farmers. First, they questioned whether parity is a valid measure of ideal crop prices. Also, they wonder whether farmers want the government to guarantee them a profit, as would be the case if support prices were raised to parity or if the government found some other way to guarantee parity prices. They fear that a guarantee of parity would increase land prices and hurt the small family farmer. Congressmen, and the USDA wonder what effect a strike would have on the food supply and farmers themselves. They also wonder what farmers, who are in a slack season anyway, will stop doing to participate 'in a strike. Cattle and fruit and vegetable producers and others who are actively putting their products on the market in December will have to stop for the strike to be a cuccess. (Publication authorized by Capitol Hill News Service.) HEINOLD COMMODITIES t riEsl irtwti / P.O. Box 1196 1511 K.Fulton-Garden City. Ks. Inez Phillips • Manager Phone 275-9131 BILL CHOTINGER - LUKE SCHWIETENMAN - CLYDE DIBBENS GRAND OPENING DODGE CITY TOYOTA UNDER NEW OWNERSHIP WE HAVE A GOOD INVENTORY OF 1978 MODELS FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 18-ALL DAY SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 19-ALL DAY SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 20-1:00-5:00 REFRESHMENTS SERVED PRESTONE ANTIFREEZE *? 25 Inal mm Limit 2 per customer GARDEN CITY AREA PRIVATE CLUBS Entertainment Schedule Saturday, November 1!) For .Members .. Guests Only AMERICAN LEGION Fri. .. Sat. MUSIC MACHINE EAGLES LODGE Grain Bin Supper Club LIVE ENTERTAINMENT 6 NIGHTS A WEEK! GENESIS \u Cover Charge Credit Cards Accepted CORRAL CLUB Jvui v Wed. — CONTINENTALS Fri. & Sat. - BROWN DIRT COWBOYS Kitchen Now Open THE ELKS Thurs. Family Nile - Mexican Food MINI CLUB Hours: Thurs. & Sat. 5-3; Tues. Wed. Fri & Sun. 5-12 Thurs-Long Tall Texan's MUSIC MACHINE I Thurs.—Tricycle Race Sat.—JS & THE BACHS Kitchen Open 6:00 -1:00 W. Highway 50 WITCHES & BREW Every Wed., Fri., Sat. Nile DISCO No Cover Chari{e. Sat. — MEMPHIS EXPRESS Happy Hour Daily 5:30 -6:30 COME ON OUT AND SEE THE 1978's. TOYOTA IS AMERICAS' #1 SELLING IMPORT DODGE CITY TOYOTA 907 SOUTH SECOND 225-2210 DODGE CITY Sunflower Excursions, Inc. MC No. 130436 and The Garden City Telegram Present ORANGE BOWL TOUR December 26,1977 19 DA VS - January 13, 1978 TWINDEODED ROOM - SINGLE ROOM ADD $175.00 $50.00 DEPOSIT BY OCTOBER 25, 1977 WILL HOLD YOU A SEAT. BALANCE DUE NOVEMBER 23, 1977...DO NOT DELAY AND BE DISAPPOINTED. IN CASE OF ILLNESS OR DEATH IN THE FAMILY, YOUR MONEY WILL BE REFUNDED!:! SEATS SOLD ON FIRST COME BASIS 111 FINAL LETTERb WILL Hh SENT PASSENGERS AFTER BALANCE DUE DEADLINE. SEND YOUR DEPOSIT TO: "SUNFLOWER EXCURSIONS, INC." Mrs. Emma Thompson, Tour Director, 411 North 8th Street. Garden City, Kansas 67846. Phone: 316-276-2916 (Office). HIGHLIGHTS WILL BE THE ORANGE BOWL GAME AND PARADE IN MIAMI, FLORIDA, Sightseeing Florida extensively plus many other places enroute TOUR COST INCLUDES: * 19 DAYS OF SIGHTSEEING * TRANSPOHATION VIA RESTROOM AND AIH CONDITIONED CHARTERED BUS * HOTEL AND HOTEL ACCOMMODATIONS FOR 18 NIGHTS * ACCIDENT INSURANCE WHILE ON THE ENTIRE TOUR * BAGGAGE GRATUITIES FOR ONE LARGE SUITCASE PER PERSON * ALL SIGHTSEEING AS UNDERLINED * TICKETS AND PARADE SEATS FOR THE ORANGE HOWL GAME AND PARADE!!! COST DOES NOT INCLUDE Meals or Items of Personal Naturo! Come und .join this FUN trip!!! RIDE AND RELAX!!! Clip the Coupon Below and Return to us immediately with your deposit. Don't be disappointed. 1977 APPLICATION FORUEMBEHSHIP ORANGE BOWL TOUR Please reserve seats for me on the Orange Bowl Tour Departing Garden City on December 26, 1977. I have enclosed $50.00 Deposit for each (or payment in full - $715.00. Amount Enclosed . Please send to: SUNFLOWER EXCURSIONS, INC. 411 North 8tb Street, Garden City, Ks. 67846. Name(s) of Tour Member City My roommate jrill be f] Zip Telephone

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