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i, ,1! . : " OFFICIAL PAPER for Crook County, LIGHTS THEWAY " ' jL]LJ J Town of Sundance, - N rws -'- --"' = .... [ U.S. Land Office SUNDANCE, WYOMING THURSDAY, JANUARY 31, 1952 VOLUME LV Badlands Assn. Manager Will Address Group Block ot: Dimes Aids March ot: Dimes Hoadley Dean, manager of the Black Hills and Badlands Associ- ation, has been invited to attend the Feb. 7 meeting of the Sundance Commercial Club and discuss the chances of joining the group. At present, and for the last sev- eral year, Sundance is a member of the Northern Black Hills As- sOCiation. Feelings throughout the Hills indicate that several cities believe that the Northern Hills Assn. and the Black Hills and Badlands Assn. are duplicating ~a:ahd other's world. Belle Fourche, , Sturgis and Spearfish have already withdrawn from the Nor- thern Hills Assn. R. I. Howlett, president of the Black Hills and Badlands Assn., ~xpresed his desire in a letter to tt~ave S undance join the organiza- .v,,. to get further views on the .benefits to be gained from join- ing the organization the Commer- cial Club invited Dean to the Feb- ruary meeting. Newcastle, Wyo. has already (Continued on Last Page, Sec. 1) P.T.A. to Sponsor Card Parties; First Planned for Feb. 8 A series of card parties with the first one slated for Feb. 8, will be sponsored by the Sundance Par- ~unt_, Teachers Association. The -us raised will be used in the Sundance school. Mrs. Mauriee Williams, chair- man, Mrs. Gaylen Sutton and Mrs. Helen Smith form the committee for the first party, which will be held in the high school music room. Tickets for the event are 50 cents and may be purchased eith- er from individuals or at the card Party. Door prizes will be awarded at each party, and tournament Prizes will be given at the end of the series of card parties. WEATHER The readings: Max. M!f~ Jan. 22 ............................ 7 Jan. 23 ........................... 7 ~-~23 Jan. 24 ............................ 36 --23 Jan. 25 ............................ 41 20 Jan. 26 ............................. 39 15 Jan. 27 ........................ [-. 40 16 Jan. 28 ............................ 42 23 The Block of Dimes, sponsored by the Sundance Girl Scouts, failed to extend, from the post office corner to the Elk Horn Care, January 19, but the Scouts did raise $82 which they donated to the March of Dimes. A great number of donations were placed along the sidewalk. When the Girl Scouts finally ended the collection during the afternoon, the line of money, stretched down the sidewalk past the end of the post. office. --- Polaroid' One.Minute Photo by The Times. # Jr. High Twentieth Basketball Tourney Set for Buffalo, Wyo. The Junior High basketball tournament will be held at Buf- falo, Wyo. starting Feb. 22. Taking part in the tourney will be the junior Bulldogs of Sundance. This year's tournament is the 20th an- niversary tournament. Supt. Frank Wagner said that he wished that all members of the Sundance junior high team of 1933 would get in touch with him. Sponsors of the tournament plan to send members of the 1933 jun- ior high teams free tickets to this year's tournament. Feb. 8 Set to Discuss Hulett I.O.O.F. The possibility of forming an Odd Fellows lodge in Hulett will be discussed at a meeting set for Feb. 8 at 8 p.m. in the Hulett Le- gion hall. All Hulett residents who are interested in joining the I.O.O.F. are urged to attend the meeting. At one time, there was an Odd Fellows lodge in Hulett, but fire destroyed their building in the 1920's and Hulett has been with- out a lodge since. The Feb. 8 meeting will be held at the same time as the Hulett Rebekah lodge, which along with interested members of Sundance I.O.O.F., is promoting the meeting. ralnlnl w ? Sunny Divide Farm in- YOming will spend $36,000 dur-?. Bureau Hears Talk I~ zlJ~2-53 on the medical eduea- . , tion of 16 Wyoming residents, it lRepubllcan Women On Blue Cross Plan ; was revealed this week. I Y _,Twelve students are currently Pl.an Lincoln Da Robert Wallace' of the Wyom- ra~e2aing the University of Colo- ] Dinner at Upton ing Farm Bureau spoke to the uu scnoo! of medicine under[ members of the Sunny Divide grants-in-aid for medical educa-I The annual Lincoln Day dinner,. Farm Bureau on the Blue Cross tion from the state and six .... sponsored by the Re ubhcan and Blue Shield plans at the Farm , ilt.UU 1- p !ional students have been named [Wmen's clubs of Crook, Weston Bureau's regular meeting in the ~2~"'~ receive the ~.o~ants, ....~..,~,..~a ~.. ,~and .Campbell counties, will be Community Hall on Jan. 25. An ~.,u~ per academic year, starting Iheld m Upton on Feb, 8 for voters audience of 49 attended the meet- ~n~,f.all" * I from the three counties, ing. nts is the fourth group to be] A number of highranking state Members of the Farm Bureau aw:rded grants.in-aid since the ]Republicans, including Gov. Bar- discussed and accepted a tentative v ogram was established in 1949 I rett, will attend the dinner. Guest outline of the year's activities for ,,_Under the program set up in ~lspeaker will be Luther W. Little- the local. that year, the University of Wyo- I ton of Cody, former trial lawyer, Named as the new committee in [rmg was. able to enter into a con-Iwh now lives on a ranch near ~et Wltll the University of Colo- CTdhYe menu and charge of the dance schedule and ~a.do. Under the contract, a cer- program for the arrangements were Chesney Rath- bun, Bill Walters and Richard am specified number of ~ualified dinner were decided at a meeting Snider. Students who --^--, .u ]of the Weston County Republican Members of the local enjoyed a~v wyoming resi- , dents, are ablo .......... Women s Club on Jan. 21. Tmkets refreshments and card games after ca -~, .... .,. w. m~ter, me meul- I for the dinner will go t one dol- the business session was over. The 1 *,-,,uu~ L)y paying the same tu-] lar each. The dinner w~]ll start at Suny Divide local will meet again (Continued On Page 5) [7 p.m. on Feb. 22 in the community hall. Number 5 ii County Grass Group Plans Work for 1952 The county Grassland Improve- ment committee was organized at its first meeting held in the Ex- tension Service office on Jan. 26. Named as officers of the commit- tee were Myron Goodson, chair- man; Robert Vore, vice-chairman, and Willet Keyser, secretary. Purpose of the committee is to work out a series of methods that will be suitable to Crook county conditions and will, if followed by the farmers and ranchers of the county, result in increased grass production The grass committee discussed the purposes and possibilities of a Grassland Improvement Commit- tee, and reviewed the crop and range improvement portion of the Extension Service plan of work for 1952 and suggested some ad- ditions. One of the additions was demon- stration plots of various grasses and grains located on county farms ~Continued on Last Page, Sec. 1) Damage Placed At $500,000 A $500,000 fire roared through the Deadwood business district early Monday morning wiping out two 3-story buildings that contain- ed ten businesses, three families, the city administration and the fire department. The fire was the second major blaze to hit Deadwood inside of six weeks. In December, another fire wiped out two business build- ings' on Main street and damaged another. Destroyed by the fire were: The Deadwood Theater, The "New Owner Opens Monday Edward Peterson Named as Manager Peter Peterson, Moorcroft lum- ber and grain dealer, has pur- chased the hardware and retail lumber business in Sundance from the Hart brothers. The sale was put through on Feb. 25. The Harts will continue to run the store until Jan 31 when it will close for invoicing. Peterson said that it was planned to re-open the store on Feb. 4, if the invoicing was completed. The new owner said that the business would operate under the name of the Peterson Lumber and Grain Co. Peterson's son, Edward, will move to Sundance to manage the business. The' tIart brothers plan to con- tinue operating their sawmill and will move their office to the mill. They bought the hardware and lumber busines from John Grice in August, 1945. Grice had estab- lished the business in 1907 and had operated it continuously un- til his retirement. p Pfc. Dick Schulze Home on Furlough After Korean Service Pfc. Dick Schulze, son of Mrs. Florence Schulze of Sundance, ar- rived in Sundance Jan. 29 to spend a thirty day furlough. Schulze has been with the Army Engineers in Korea since February, 1951. He enlisted in the Army in Septem- ber, 1950, receiving training at Camp Carson, Colo. At the end of his furlough, Schulze will report to Camp Car- son. Carl Kubler Insurance Agency,~'~ILl Simms Ladies Ready to Wear, JL- Don's Slipper Shop, The National IS] Finance Co., Radio Station KDSJ, Bl Stoller Recording Studio, Black Hills Gold Jewelry Manufacturing Company, Dbrothy Kubler's Music nemy Studio, Dr. M. O. Pemberton's of- rice, the city police and fire de-I The minesweeper, Dextrous, or~ partments, City Council Chambers, ~ which Bobby Oudin, son of Mrs. Boy Scout meeting room, City jail. Freida Brimmer of Sundance, is The fire started in the boiler serving, was struck twice on Jan. room of the theater, boiled through 11 by Communist shore batteries the theater and spread to the city in Korea. One sailor was killed hall when the theater roof collap- and two others wounded. ned. The alarm was turned in at The action occurred near the 2 a.m. port of Wonsan, in North Korear~ Helping the Deadwood Fire De-territory controlled by the Com- partment fight the blaze were fire munists. fighters and equipment from Lead Oudin, an apprentice fireman, Sturgis, Spearfishand Belle I Joined the.Dextrous early in Jan- Fourche. l uary at Sasevo, Japan: tie was Most of the businesses were corn- ]home on furlough during Decem. pletely wiped out in the fire. Sta- Iber" In a letter home, Oudm sam tion KDSJ saved some equipment, Ithat the ~orwaru engm.e roomwas while some of the other businesses I-under water and tha~ ~t was .m~e!y saved records and some stock. [ that they would go to Long l~eaen, J Calif. for repairs. | In the action off Wonsan, one Joe Svoboda. Sr.. l shell, believed to be a 75ram. pro- ~-, TT ~" r,-' |jectile, hit the minesweeper','; ] arly riule~ l--loneer [ mast, knocking down its radio an- i- Yilm [tenna. ~"'~'~. ~" ~ .... | Killed was Apprentice Fireman Joe Svoboda, Sr., an early day | Gerald I~ee Swan, Mill City, Ore. pioneer of the Hulett area died lWounded were Apprentice Sea- Jan. 26 at the home of his daugh-iman Woodier Raga Little of Red- ter Mrs Emma Wooten, in Yilm, [wood City, Calif. and Commissary- Wash" " [man Peter K. Barnes of Cassleton, Funeral services were held in lN. D. , " the Washington city on Jan 29 [ Oudin s address aboard the Dex- The body will be taken to Hulettltrous is: F.A. Bobby L. Oudin, where services will be held onl5555104, U. S. S. Dextrous, A. M. Feb. 1. Burial will be at the [341 Care F.P.O., San Francisco, Hulett cemetery. I Calif.