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February 5, 1953

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i ,, _ A PEEK At the Past 5, ' in : ict. 1~ FIVE YEARS AGO ~" " -" di February 5, 1948 ,,oals[ The Crook county school re- ich _ m~ty superintenflent's office Jan. iversl~ 31 for the purpose of considering [and,l and acting upon an adjustment of the differences in valuation per :leve~ teacher and pupil between the nn ~ several school districts in Crook County. ~ro~ The inability to convert only ~ three out of 19 gift shots cost ~n Sundance Bulldogs a basketball the 'vati age~ game at Hulett last Wednesday w~ night as they were toppled 28-27. dct s~ Two men from the state board inf_o~ of equalization have completed the a~ valuation in the county assessor's Moorcroft and Hulett, County As- eal ~ office of buildings in Sundance, W in} sessor Dinkins reports and adds e~l~ that anyone desiring to check the figures may do so at his office. The Moorcroft city council, in a ge~ Petition that will be mailed to eals~ Gay. Lester Hunt, is asking that toe governor take action tha~t will n ~ assure the building of the vro Osed he even~ ~heew,sectmn of Highway'14Pover Met~ b^ ~eynoJe Dam which will soon "~_under construction. ion, ~ ~N YEARS AGO be ~ February 4, 1943 stage Throughout this week meetings .have been held at .various points m the county for the purpose of completing sign-ups for the AAA rtain : Program. e~ Notification L .~, . . was received this its ~:a ?k.by _local filling stations that mint of 12 ho ,:t~ h~Ulea week haUr~e:/aYt ?:t~2 _nbet~[ a filling s~fa--hOurs during which Mrs. ~ Alv auon may remain open. Prg~ fine a~Ed Slaybaugh is still con- d to his bed due to a bad i fall he sustained ers i lie wm .... some time ago. :ean ~ up to "~- ~uon be 89-years-old and quite Lnewellaeciaent, he was feeling Mel Storm of Hulett and Doro- thy Sutherland of Moorcroft were united as man and wife last Tues- day evening at the home of Mr. an~,Mrs. Ben Vest near Hulett. ...... ~arl Rapatti bought the t~ Borne Cafe and took possession | . Feb. 1. The Barnes will still make }atolli their home in Hulett. D Road~Charley Eitel has been building a big new chmken h me this win~ .... " o 1--" .... "~'. ~narley says the old mumes Ought to reall ste ~th, ~ their pro~,,.,~^- , Y p up in their ~.::~;u. when they get -cw oungalow. tES ~ Bill Roberson, who was until recently a resident of Colony, died last Tuesday night at a hospital II-- SUndanee in Anaconda, Mont. following an appendicitus operation. FIFTEEN YEARS AGO February 3, 1938 A new low in January weather was reached Jan 30 when the tem- perature plunged to 26 below, the coldest of the winter. According to a story in an Arcadia, Florida newspaper, Pete Harper, who formerly played foot- ball with the Sundance Bulldogs, was one of the players in the Fish Bowl contest between the Arcadia All-Star team and Punta Gorda. Pete represented the Tin Can Tourist on the Arcadia eleven. A meeting was held in Sundance on Monday, Jan. 31, to discuss ways and means of conducting a cricket campaign in the county this year. The new county library build- ing being erected on the court- house square in Sundance is grad- ually taking shape with workmen: pouring the cement for the base-, ment last week. Seely--Edward C. Fowlkes, Jr. of Hulett is the new mail carrier on the route through here to Alzada, beginning Feb. 1 and it is reported that he and the former carrier, Carl Newman, recently closed a deal by which he will be the driver for several months. TWENTY YEARS AGO February 2, 1933 Permits to propagate elk and deer within his huge estate were issued to M. L. Annenberg wealthy New Yorker, last week by the Wyoming Game and Fish Depart- ment. Action will be taken this spring on the Devils Tower road accord- ing to Mr. Sevison, state highway superintendent, to A. W. Storm, president of the Hulett Commerc- ial Club. Word was received by friends here Tuesday of the tragic death of postmaster Ralph R. Long of Gillette who committed suicide at Midwest on Monday night. Loans aggregating approximately $10,200,000 will have been made within the next 30 days to live- stock men in Wyoming by the regional agricultural credit cor- poration branch at Cheyenne. Houston Creek--While splitting wood a few days ago, Alfred Nabs had the misfortune to have a stick hit him in the eye which seriously injured the eyeball causing him to suffer terribly for a day and night. Colony Joe Wattier spent the week end with his family at the Montana unit of the Greenwood ranches. Monday morning Mrs. Wattier had to bring him back to Colony, where they sought help to take Joe on to Belle Fourche. He had hurt his back and needed medical atten- tion. Joe stayed in Belle Fourche at his brother Ralph's home. Mrs. Wattier returned home with the Jim Newlands. Mrs. Newland and Bob Henwood drove her on home that evening. Ronald Roberson was dismissed from the hospital in Belle Fourche Friday, Jan. 23. He is getting along fine and returned to school Mon- day morning. Mrs. Cola Shepard who is a pa- tient at the John--.Burns Memorial Hospital is getting along nicely and expects to be home before long. C. W. Shepard drove to Belle Fourche today to attend to busi- ness errands and to spend some time with his wife at the hospital. The stock as well as the stock- men have thoroughly enjoyed our extremely mild weather. It has turned quite a lot colder this morning and I see as I look out the window that the weather man has decided to replenish our snow supply that has dwindled to almost nil. It was indeed a pleasant bit of news to learn that Mrs. M. C. Moragan of Alzada was able to return to her home after a three week stay in the hospital in Belle Fourche. She was injured in a car accident Jan. 3. We trust that she will continue to gain her health and strength, Woody Miller and his crew of workmen are rewiring the build- ings at the Greenwood ranches for the REA. Goldie Divide Families that have been hit by the flu include the Ernie Iste,, Leroy Stewart, Henry Stinson, Ber- nard DeLancey, Edward Fowlkes and Virgil Tromble families. Congratulations to the Bill Span- glers on the arrival of their baby girl. Bernard DeLancey was a busi- ness caller in Hulett on Saturday, January 17th. Also shopping in Hulett the 27th were Inez and Marjory Fowlkes and Arline Hauber. Aladdin Those on the sick list this week are the Gets', Chas and John Pearson, the McGillivarys, Viviau Voss and Mrs. Art Pattinson. Mrs. Pattinson was taken to the Belle hospital with pneumonia. Mr. and Mrs. Marshall Miller and Roger, Mr and Mrs. Chas. Pearson and Mr. and Mrs. Frankie Pearson and family attended Farm Bureau Friday night. Homemakers held a meeting at the Pearson's Wednesday after- noon. Casey Tibbs World's Champion Cowboy wears Lee Ridezs Casey says: "I've worn 'era all and for my money Lee Rider Cowboy Pants and Jackets are the best for looks, fit, comfort and wear." ~None Genuine Without This Branded Cowhide Label Sanforized for Permanent Fit LEE RIDERS Men's Sizes 30-44 $3.75 Boy's Sizes 26-29 $3.55 Durt:ee's "Everything to Wear" II| LEE RIDER JACKETS Sizes 36-48 $4.95 Upton Mr. and Mrs. Bud Voss and Sharon made a trip this week to Nebraska for a piano Sharon had purchased. Week end callers at the Art Pattinson home were Mr. and Mrs. Jessie Janes and daughter of Belle Fourche, Mr. and Mrs. Duane Smith and family of Black Hawk, Mr. and Mrs. Roy Backer and family of Deadwood, Mr. and Mrs. Harold Krumvieda of Rapid City and John Pearson. Week end callers at the Z. Rus- sell home .were Mr. and Mrs. Leo Russell and Betty. Callers at the Pearson home, this week end were Mr. and Mrs. John Whalen and children, Mr. and Mrs. Z. Russell and Mr. and Mrs. Leo Russell and Betty. THE SUNDANCE TIMES Sundance Wyo. Feb. 5, 1953 Saturday evening visitors at Bud Voss' were Mr. and Mrs. Charles Pearson, Mr. and Mrs. Frankie Pearson and children, Mr. and Mrs. Henry Voss and Vivian. Authorized Florists Telegraph Delivery Shop SIEBRECHT'S FLOWER SHOP Floral Service Plants and Flowers Phone 128 Store--614 St. Joe Rapid City, S. D. Valentine Dance Farrall Hall Saturday, Feb. 14 Good Music Sponsored By Beulah Beavers 4-H Club Guaranteed Perfect Regardless of style or price, your choice of any ,(~:~ Keepsake diamond engage- ment ring is fully guaranteed by this store, Keepsake and Good Housekeeping. Come In and See Our t~*z!~ed Set 17~^0 KEEPSAKE '"' Collect:ion I Our Hea Stealers for Valent,nes Day- Cosmetics d Keepsake LUCERNE ~n Matched Set 90,00 Engagement Ring 75.00 Per umes The Blue Drug & Jewelry "The Home of Beautiful Gifts" Spearfish South Dakota