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February 4, 1954

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County Donates $2100 As March of Dimes Ends Crook county was short $300 of reaching its 1954 March of Dimes goal of $2400 when the fund drive closed Jan. 31. Mrs. Gordon Byrd, county chairman for the polio drive, reported that $2,118.35 had been donated. However, still more donations are expected to be re- ceived. Appreciation was expressed this week by the county polio com- mittee to everyone in the county who donated time and money to make the polio drive a success in the county. Biggest boost for the drive in Sundance came from the polio ball held last Saturday night. Pro-~ ceeds from the dance and other activities totaled $346.69. A Sundance Harvester basket- ba]~ game that same evening pro- duced $27.10 for the drive while the Mothers March here raised $115.18. At Moorcroft, donations includ- N. Ellis Mat'~x, M.D. Eye, Ear, Nose and Throat Office Hours. 10 am. - 4 p.m. 6531/$ Main Street Deadwood, S. D. Dr. Wallace P. Wildermuth OPTOMETRIST Eyes examined Glasses Fitted . Telephone 66 146 W. minois S~arrt, h. s. n. 8pearflsk Office Hours 9 to /~, Tuesday and Saturday Home, take Hospital Hours 9 to 5, Men., Weds., FrL Office Phone 66 Res. Phone 66RB le ing last Saturday night's dance to- taled $455.35. One correction wps made among the list of polio contributors. The .WSCS donated $5 instead of $2 as first reported. Other new contributions to the March of Dimes made the last week include: Mrs. Lillian Jensen, $5; Mrs. Minnie Eal, $15; Mrs. C. I. Shaul, $3; James A. Nilson, $5; Loretta Durfee, $5; Mrs. Anna Hauber and the Little Missouri school, $3; Baroid school, $6.90; Colony Homemakers club, $53.50; Effie M. Storm, $5; Mr. and Mrs. Mark Holmes, $2; Mr. and Mrs. Bert L. Rathbun, $2.50; Mr. and Mrs. Maurice Moore and family, $10; Ivan M. Moore, $5; John Guidinger, $2; Give and Gain club, $35; Alva Farm Bureau and Beav- er Creek Homemakers club, $77.- 36; Hulett Rebekahs, $10; Sun- dance Mothers March of Dimes, $115.18; Sunny Divide Farm Bu- reau, $50; Beulah (ranch to ranch), $96,47; Beulah coin col- lectors, $8.31; Beulah schools, $19.40; Harvesters basketball ben- efit, $27.10; Clara Harvey's coffee hour, $7.25; Damon Cole, $5; Mrs. Harvey Davis, $2; F. A. Bush, $5; Mr. and Mrs. Harry Scoggin, $2.60; Guy Huckins, $10; Phyllis Mc- Laughlin $5; Ruth and Bertha Frolander, $3; Sundance Rebekah lodge, $25; Ethel Yeoman, $2; An- onymous, $6; Moorcroft, $455.35; Donald Steiger, $25; A. J. Barnes, $5; B. F. Lincoln, $5; Mrs. Carl Johnson, $1; Glen Cameron, $1; Mr. and Mrs. Floyd Brunson, $2.50; Nefsy school, $2.70; Weaver school, $7.60; Aladdin coin collector, 98c; J. B. Ettinger, $2; Ed J. Bailey, $5; Upper Oak Creek school, $6.90; Joy school, 40c; outer Aladdin community schools, $15.03; Sun. dance grade school, $51.76; Pep Club game collections, $50.35; Mar- ion Thompson, $5; Mrs. Alfred Howes, $5; Sundance Polio dance, $346.69, and Mrs. Mamie McAnally, $2. Local Ag Students Earn $2781 From 19 1953 Projects Projects in 1953 earned $2,781.- 86 for vo-ag students at Sundance high school according to figures re- leased this week by vo-ag instruct- or Clark Allen. Nineteen projects out of 27 started were completed by the students with the average return for each boy $146.41. In 1952, income for the students was $1,514.40 for 16 projects com- pleted. Allen's figures showed that the students had total receipts of $6,157.79 and expenses of $3,662.18. A total of 426 hours was spent on all projects with a return per hour of work of $6.55. The students, Allen said, also completed 41 improvement pro- jects and 42 supplementary farm practices. A breakdown of the profits from the various projects shows: breed- ing beef, six head - $211.70; grow- ing beef, 2 head - a $68 loss; pure- bred beef, three head - $107.38; 30 chickens losing $15.45; 21 acres oats - $852.80; 12 sheep - $23.37; two swine - $31.26 and 45 acres of wheat - $1,632.80. v v v v v v v ~ v v v v v v v A MODERN FOOD STORE SL Y'S GROCER Y Groeerletb Meats, Fruits, Vegetables, Bakery 4leeds Belle Fourehe, 8. D. W411iam Roark Obituary Funeral services for William Roark, longtime Crook and Weston counties rancher, were held Jan. 27 at Christ Episcopal Church in Newcastle with the Rev. J. W. Hunter conducting the services, Roark, who died Jan. 24, was buried at Newcastle. Roark, born March 2, 1879 in Des Moines, Iowa, came west to Hay Springs, Nebr. in 1889 with his parents. In 1899, Roark came to Crook county where for nine years he was foreman of the HA Bar ranch. Ill health forced his retirement from stock raising in 1948 when he moved to Sundance. He had resided in Newcastle since 1953. He was married to Minnie C. Peterson on April 3, 1918. Survivors include his wife; ,two sons - William A, Newcastle and Charles, Little Rock, Ark.; one daughter, Mrs. Robert Fowler Newcastle; two brothers - Charles Livingston, Mont, and Thomas Portland, Ore.; five sisters . Mr: Lawrence, Shell, Sheridan; Mrs. Katie Riis, Helena, Mont; Mrs. V. M. Libby, Mabton, Wash.; Mrs. John Vest Springfield, Ore., and Mrs. W. GI Haag, Dallas Tex., and four grandchildren. Local FHA Chapters Hear County HDA Speak at Meetings At separate meetings, Jan. 27 and 28, Bonnie Everling, county home demonstration agent, spoke to members of the junior and sen- ior FHA chapters at Sundance i high school. The senior chapter held family night Jan. 27 to which the families and neighbors of the FHA girls were invited. Miss Everling gave a talk on her trip to Germany as an exchange student and also showed slides of her trip. Refreshments were served in the Home Economics room. On the following day at a meet- ing of the junior FHA chapter, Miss Everling gave a career talk on being a home demo~tration agent and other home economics careers. She also discussed sub- jects taken by girls at the Univer- sity of Wyoming to prepare for home economics careers and an- swered questions concerning her work. Chapter members also reported on home safety projects which they did at home. Following the meeting, refresh- ments were served. Two seven-year olds had just seen a romantic movie. "Wasn't it awful?" said one. "I didn't think it was so bad," said the other. During the kissing scenes I just closed my eyes and made believe he was choking her." tell 'era, you saw It i,, The Times' 75 Attend Devils Tower THE SUNDANCE TIMES~t Polio Benefit Amateur Show Sundance, Wyo. Feb. 4,~r An amatetLr program sponsored " ~SI by the Devils Tower Homemakers Club Jan. 28 at the Campstool Episcopal Women's AuxiliarY|eli To Meet Next Thursday ii schoolhouse was attended by 75 Members of the Women's /~ oi persons. Proceeds from the pro- gram were donated to the MarchI iliary of the Episcopal churc ljbe Sundance will meet for a s~ of Dimes. ]business session Feb. 11 at~an A program of music and read-[ p.m. The meeting will end~ b ings was presented by members of] time for members to attend ~rk the Tower community. Lunch wasI high school basketball game ~P~' served by members ~ the club. |that evening. Farm Bureau Dance Sunny Divide Hall Saturday, Feb. 6 Good Music - Cressman Orchestra Announcing- - The Appointment of BILL HOWARD of Sundance as representative of Stockmen's Motor Co. Gillette, Wyo. Ford- Mercury- Lincoln A GOOD OF USED CARS PHONE 74R2 o oHEBMITAGE KENTUCKY STRAIGHT BOURBON WHISKEY