b'Events to Remember continuedThis Quarter in History . November, December and January1997 (Nov 12) Ramziof Labor indicated prices raised less than half the inflation50 Years AgoYousef was found guilty ofrate of most other consumer goods, 3 - taxes on gasoline1972 [Nov-Intermountain masterminding the World Tradeare dollars less than other countries, 4- regulations addOil Marketer News Center bombing in 1993, andadditional cost to product, but do nothing to promote the(IOMN)] Bob Franklin sentenced to life in prison onsale, 5 - products have changed and have added signifi- addressed the associations January 8th. cant cost, "yet the street does not reflect the change." non-members (Marketers, 1997 (Dec 19) Titanic, JamesID: (VP) The Native American issue in Idaho wasAgents and Operators), Camerons $200 million epicgambling. Lieutenant Governor Otter intended to file atelling them that the NOV 1972 IOMN Cover Clip film, opened in New York City. lawsuit to see if the courts would agree with him thatPetroleum Marketer-Small business It won 11 Academy Awards (including Best Picture). some of the gambling offered on the Indian reservationsNEEDS the associations services (Publications, Manage-1998 (JAN WPMN) President (GR)was against the Constitution of the State of Idaho.ment Aids, Insurance, Collection Services, Meetings / was excited to have Lady MargaretMT: (RA) the 1997 Taxpayers Relief Act signed byConventions, Special Services, Government Liaison, Public Thatcher, former Prime MinisterPresident Clinton estimated a tax decrease of $1.216 perRelations, Trade Association Liaison, etc). Because of of Great Britain as Februarysfederal tax return over the next 5 years. The Child Taxthese services provided by our Association, the Associa-WPMA Convention KeynoteCredit would be $100 per child in 1998 and $500 in 1999tion has increased in membership enroll-Nov 1972 WPMNClips speaker. Richardson\'s theme wasand thereafter. This provision was worth $682 per federalment three hundred percent in the past five "Strength of Generations."return over the next 5 years.years. He also shared this poem in closing:NV: (PK) May\'s convention and two day trade showSOMEBODY ELSEschedule was outlined with Betsi Lueth of MeridianWho is that member named SOMEBODY ELSE? Theres nothing that fellow cant do! Financial Advantage as keynote. The golf event was held JAN 1998 WPMN Cover Clipat Primm Valley golf course south of Las Vegas.Count on him working from morning till night, NM: (EM) 1998 Election year -NM\'s Political Action Com- Just carrying onfor you.(GT) "We are involved in onemittee was listed. He serves on committees that nobody likes, of the most important indus- UT: (JH) the Utah Board of Directors reviewed severalHe sends in whole columns of news; tries in the world . Gasolinepossible amendments to the current below cost selling law.He gets lots of prospects to sign on the line, and other petroleumAnd never is late with his dues.products are cheap whenWA: (CB) shared an article written by Rick Griffin of theBut people are mortal and SOMEBODY ELSE compared with inflation calculated from most any periodSeattle office of Stoel Rives on the Model Toxic Control ActMay wear out, retire or die; selected. Why then do we take such unfair abuse fromExternal Advisory Group. So next time youre asked, dont pass it to him the general public and the press? Is it lack of knowledge1998 (Jan 17) The Drudge Report broke a story about But send in this earnest reply:or it is just popular to bash the petroleum industry?" HeUS President Bill Clintons alleged affair with MonicaIf SOMEBODY ELSE can give time and support, then shared five facts about gasoline - the best bargainLewinsky, which led to the House of RepresentativesThen, bet my last dime, so can I!around. 1 - competitive, 2- efficient market. Departmentimpeachment of him. MT: Oscar Caffee shared information from the 1970 Census according to Congressman Dick Shoup. "The census lists 370,676 Montanans living in urban areas, and 323,733 in rural areas. The western district, however, gives a margin to rural residents- 179,421 to 174,142, while the eastern district is mostly urban, 196,534 to 144,312 - due mostly to Billings and Great Falls. The census reports 169,171 persons in\'metropolitan\' areas-con-sisting only of the two largest cities and environs .Montana housing is generally good, with most people living in family units and about two-thirds of the housing 56 www.wpma.com / Winter 2022'