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Smoke Signals (Newspaper) - October 21, 1953, Pinedale, Wyoming ABOUT US Historically Uncle Sam comes around on the first of October asking searching questions of his second class i e those of us who are allowed to use the mails under special conditions for the ing of public information and en- This is a reasonable request on the part of Uncle and we are glad to tell under oath before a notary that the owners editors business agers etc of Smoke Signals are Mr and Mrs Sid Reynolds Smoke Signals weekly tion as of October 1st was 450 copies It is 452 now and we are adding new subscribers as rapidly as we can in order to reach 500 by Dec 9th when we will be Your Sublette County Newsmagazine has subscribers as far away as Tokyo Japan and Geneva Switzerland and we do not know where the ones go to the boys in the service who are addressed with APO numbers We would like to take this op- to thank our many sub- scribers in Sublette County for their enthusiastic support and generally favorable comment This time last year there was a crying some local that could see over its back yard fence in the town of Pinedale We felt that there was a lot going on in Sublette Co that needed public attention besides the sad sad state of garbage col- lection in Pinedale the ness of bars that stayed open on Sunday during cutter races the of County Medical Boards who did not care to sub- an uninterested doctor etc So came Smoke Signals with emphasis we hope on the basis of our the cattle es on our unique and ing wild game and mountains and on the people who raise the game and travel the mountain trails Now if we may presume to comment our distinguished col- league in the newspaper business has pulled up his socks hired some darn good help taken an interest in something besides re- form and is putting out a good paper Hurray say we In the meantime we have ed a lot about Sublette County met slathers of nice people we had only heard of before and just barely scratched the surface of the interesting things we want to tell everybody about We feel that there is plenty of room for three publications in the one for Pinedale one for Big Pi- ney and one to cover County affairs in more or less detail from PINEDALE WYOMING WEDNESDAY OCT 21 1953 Volume I Number 47 Ten Cents Oct 15 opening day of the hunting season in this area found many hunters in the field Wave after wave oi cars trucks and jeeps through Pinedale headed north for the two days previous to the opening date Many of the outside hunters bring their own horses these days One estimate is that two hundred head of horses went up Green River into the hunting camps A little storm helped the ing and many hunters were able to get their game the first two days of the season Bayer got his moose a nice medium sized bull Half Moon As of fast Monday 838 hunters had through tion at Cora Many strange and very often true tales will come out of the hunting field concerning the ex- of the Nimrods The most interesting tale so far is of Dr J G Wanner of Rock Springs and Pinedale seeing a white wolf on Big Flat Top mountain Dr Wanner had secluded himself on the edge of a little park with a good view of the entire area to await whatever might come along in the nature of elk or deer He had not waited long until a buck Continued on Back Page SIGHS OF THE The Idaho Falls Sales Ring ways considerate of its patrons has placed a giant box of aspirin at the pay-off window where the boys go for their beef cheques The market for Wednesday of last week was as 3248 cattle were received at the I F auction Commercial cows utility cows cutter cows canners bulls calves good feeder steers stock heifers feeding cows stock steer calves stock heifer cvs dairy type cvs N B Walt Lozier claims the low for this year He sold a small calf for flat recently has done any Bondurant to Boulder to Barge for EVERYBODY We'd like to have 43 new sub- by December 9th and most of the old ones will need renewing about the same time Can INTERIM COMMITTEE Norman Barlow State Senator from Sublette County and man of the Interim Committee which met in Laramie recently was cornered after in Big Piney last Thursday and asked for comment on the com- meeting He said that the I C had taken no action as it is investigative and ory group Three sub-committee reports were heard The tion group had held five meetings the State and was chiefly concerned with the distribution of school funds The Highways group was supplemented by tives from the Wyo Truckers the railroads and the State They considered the use of the highways by ent groups and their ity to the public with an eye to equitable distribution of costs through taxes The sub-committee on taxation is paying special at- tention to the numbers of tions granted by the State The I C met at the University of Wyoming Ten members were present the one absentee being Rep Armstrong of Lander who was unable to attend because of illness in his family at Gfy Sate Two More Sales H B Sager auctioneer of Bozeman will be in action in this area again on Oct 30 in merer and on October 31 in son The Kemmerer sale is ly bulls while the one in son includes all classes of pure- bred Herefords TRAIL HERD Mr and Mrs Walt Lozier of Cora took off last on their annual trail drive around the mountains to Lander for the ter They left the Box R ranch on upper Willow Creek that ing and settled for the night in Charlie Bayer's meadows near Pinedale In two more moves they landed at the Gilligan place at Boulder where they have hay for the cows and will stay about ten days They have a sheep camp wagon and a jeep truck for living ters and highway mobility The Test of the crew is Phil Lozier Walt's nephew The trip takes about 14 days travelling time along the range close to the mountains across the top on the new highway and down the other side Buyers from Ft Bridger to Bondurant gathered at- the Com- munity Hall in Big Piney Thursday for the Fifth Annual 4-H Club and F F A Bull Sale sponsored by the Big Piney Lions Club Although hard times have overtaken the cattle industry the average price was only less than last year's age Top price of was paid for the Grand Champion con- signed by Dick Tanner by Joe Micheli of Ft Bridger The Bar Cross Land stock Co represented at the sale by Norman Barlow John ild and Lawrence McKensie bulls which was the largest single purchase The Fear ranches Ken and and Mildred ler for the 67 each took home four Jim Greenwood bought 3 and the trucks that went home carrying 2 bulls belonged to the Jewett Land Co Mike Steele Jake Pfisterer Joe Budd Elmer Olson Walter Yose Arnold Olson Phil Marincic A L McGinnis Joe Murdock er buyers were Bob Mrs Jennie Fronk J A Wardell and Boyd Kelly Blood Lines and Blue Ribbons Four classes according to age divided the yearling baUs show on the morning of Oct 15 before the sale Class 1 the est was won by TDO Proud ter shown by Dean Luce 2d was BH Royal Domino shown by Frank Bray Jr 3d was Larry's Dom Jr shown by Richard Schaffer Class 2 calves born Apr 1 1st TM Royal 2 shown by Dick Tanner Grand Champion 2nd TDO Proud Mr shown by Sandra O'Neil 3rd Aaron Aster shown by Bonnie Fox Class 3 April 16 to Apr 30 1st TM Royal I shown by John Tanner Reserve Grand Champ 2nd MC Proud Prince 13 ex- by Mary Budd 3rd Aaron Aster shown by Sammy McGinnis Class 4 May 1 1st TM Royal 3 shown by John Tanner 2nd TDO Princeps Aster H shown by Tommy O'Neil 3rd Proud Master 542 shown by Sandra O'NeiL Continued on Back Page
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