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Nov. 17, 1916
To the huge relief of Post Office Department employees, the service sets a limit of 200 pounds a day to be shipped by any one customer. Builders were finding it cheaper to send supplies via post than via wagon freight. In one instance, 80,000 bricks for a new bank were shipped parcel post from Salt Lake City to Vernal, Utah, 170 miles away. The new directive also barred the shipment of humans: a child involved in a couple’s custody fight was shipped—for 17¢—from Stillwell to South Bend, Ind., in a crate labeled “live baby” .

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Talks Continue at Cloverland Dairy
Updated On: Jan 11, 2012


NOV. 14, 2011 |  Bargaining committees for the Union and the dairy company held their first negotiations session October 26, 2011. The current contract expires Nov. 30, 2011. Local 570 represents the company's mechanics, production and distribution employees.  Committee members pictured at right are (front row L-R): Rayfield Ghee, Matt Sefa, Secretary-Treasurer Sean Cedenio, Eric Thrower and JC Downs. (Back row L-R): Vice President Richard Brown, Trustee Angelo Wilson, Vaughn Forrest, and Carnell Richards.

Update: A contract extension is in place while the parties work to hammer out an agreement.


 
 
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