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February 9, 1956

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ator ~'our~ ~ iist~ any~ Pictures above show the spec- fire which threatened to li~'Ompletely engulf the old Kise ~ouse in Sundance Monday night. ~'ast Work by the Sundance Vol- Fire Departntenh tl~ blaze before it damaged the main part of the house. The house, owned by the Fred Schloredt estate, was occupied by Mrs. Emma Meier, who es- ~d without injury. Lee Schforedt said there was about a 20 per cent loss. Fire Chief Wilbur Dfllavou said the apparent cause of the fire was spontaneous combustion of wet coal in the coal she~ at the rear of the house. Photo at the left shows the fire blazing skyward out of con- trol before firemen had con- nected hose to the hydrant. In the center picture, the fire is coming under control as firemen use big hose which was connected to the hydrant. Firemen had some trouble with the hydrant which was frozen. Right picture shows the house the morning after. Major part of the damage centered around the shed at the back. 1L f COJrI'/ffUING "" ,'-- CtlO0tf COUff'I'Y ./VA74"5" flelal Newspaper for Crook County, Town of Sundance and United States Land 0ffiee ~~0LUME LVlII SUNDANCE, WYOMING, THU REPAY, FEBRUARY 9, 1956 Number 6 Effects of an atomic blast and I Anally, Crook county welfare direc- ~faew.mea.sures to take to guard ]tor, Dr. Lemley said his pictures "~ "~ raclioactive fallout will be[show the setup of the experiments ~e~n at next Tuesday night's ]in the May 5, 1955 atomic blast, ~-~mg of the Sundance PTA by I including before and after pictures ~.~,r: Ray E. Lemley of Rapid City. tin color and black and white pic- ~JJr- Lemley will lecture and th~ tures .aLth~hl~ Jl~ house~ ig~nslldes and fill~s oi the ex-] Withi~'-b~ast area at the time ~. ents Conducted in the atomic[of the explosion. He said the ~d~of May 5, 1955. A questionlfilms show the different structures V'~r?swer Period will follow. |disintegrating and the overall pie- "a,Levnley will present his lec-I ture of the blast itself spreading ~m==,~ o p.m. The PTA business[across the area. i~'~"~,~tmg will be held at 7"30 p m.[ "The good citizens of Sundance," ~vta events will be held at ~e h~h[the doctor said in his letter, will ~I~001; . ~ -'--[have to furnish their own sleeping ~ter to Mrs/'Mamie Mc-lpills after seeing this lecture." ~tioBnia? ~:e being asked by the Na- ~,;struc--" rK Service for the con- ~i'fire uon of campground tables, To~Pelraces and toilets for Devils T_" ~.~ational Monument a all, three c n ~let. F:~. o tracts will be ~WiP ~ ,xty tables and 50 fireplaces ~e~e COnstructed. /~are .raons desiring specifications :~t.. invited to call at e evils x'OWer su .... th D " ~.~.~permtendent's office. Myers Win Scout Court Honor Set i2 Persons Draw Fines This Week In Local Courts Sundance Justice and Police courts were worked overtime this week with 12 persons drawing fines. Majority of the cases were handled in Justice Court. Five drivers were cited into Jus- t~c~" Coffrt betcol~ Just-~'~ Of the Peace George Richards Feb. 4 by State Highway Patrolman Patrol Cameron. They were: Jennie Lea Rathbun, fined $5 plus court costs for driving without 1956 license plates. Leroy Butts, fined $10 and court costs for failure to display 1956 i license plates. The fine and costs i were suspended. i Eugene H. Grasmick, La Junta, Colo., fined $5 on charges of not ~displaying 1956 plates and fined $50 and costs on a second charge of operating a commercial motor ve- hicle as a private carrier without ebtwmd a permit trom the (Continued on Last Page, See. I) A Boy Scout court of honor for the Sundance troop will be held at 8 p.m. at the VFW hall. March Draft Call Feb. 15 Scoutmaster Jim Anderson said that parents of the scouts were Seeks Two Men requested to attend and that the i public was invited. A film will The March draft call, recently probably be shown at the meeting, received by the Crook County .~ wards to be Lifq Scout awa aw~ :ds and sere ten, erfoot badj aw~ :ds will als the ceremonies. Devils Tower, always a feature attraction in the summer, is prov- ing to be a well-visited attraction in the winter. Supt. Raymond- Melntyre , said that Sunday 25 cars and 100 per- sons visited the national monument. He said he had never seen so many cars at Devils Tower on a winter day. Mclntyre said that travel to Devils Tower so far this year is considerably ahead of last year. Local Ag Students To Attend Baler School, Institute The study of main breeds of livestock, including sheep, beef, dairy cat1~ and swine, has been started by Ag I students at Sun- dance high school. Ag 2 students are studying gov- ernment farm policies and possible government regulations. Advanc- ed ag students are studying range management. On Thursday, most of the stu. dents will attend the Farm Insti- tute with a few of the boys attend- ing the baler school at Tracy Mo- tor Co. On Friday, all ag students will attend the institute sessions. GOP Women Start Membership Drive; rs in Local , _ .__ FFA Speech Test J To Seek One Mdl|on ~ler and Bill Myers were I ~ I pub~lli~aWY~F~a~ral~c~fega . e winners in the local[ Plagued by injuries and illness, charleyhorse in the second auarter["Precinct to Presi~t" ~mber- ~;~enrt~ht of.~e Bear Lodge[ the Sundance Bulldogs ran intoI of the ~orcroft tilt and w;s used[ship drive to recruit sales ladies r 1~" ,,~m .Mnuay I two reversals in their, last two out-I only .... snarl ,~h,~,. ..... the'~after Coach for the Republican party. farp ........ ced first among the [ ings. f Bill Schmidt said both Fowler and] The state drive is part of a na- lal ,]~rs wnne Myers WOn[ On the Sundance court Friday iAltizer might see action in Thurs-Jtionwide drive now underway by :. x~:.r ~e Green l~a..na[night' the Newcastle Dogies, one l day night's clash with Upton here [the National Federation of Re- fla~edaL~nuseY wonnt~[of the stronger clubs in the con-ldepending on thier recovery. [publican Women which seeks cOnt,~, m tne cnapw [terence, rolled over the Bulldogs,, A~ainst ~ gliolr ~mr~th ,,o,,;~ll,000,000 salesladies to sell the r ........ 161-48. The Bulldogs ran into a[Newcs~tl~ ~h,~ th~ m,nd~ .... [story of the Repubhcan party ..... g . [Tartar Tuesday night at Moorcroftl in th~ ~m~ .,- +ho ;,-~* .~,q..~ ~ Mrs Roy Chamberlain of tusk, " marxetin ,, ---- o .......... ~ ---~- w-,~-~. " . g Wool aria and were u nded in a on ~- ............ [ pe n upset by/The lead see~w~d in th~ ~ra~nln~]preszdent of the state group, an- ,, ~uullC Kela~lOl~ xor ........... ------,, [the Moorcroft Wolves, 65-56 [fr n,~io~ nounced that the drive will be held 'nd s/~ag~:i~a p~:~R~d~t~r~w~Nsu!w~Ita~:p::~.~e:b7u~.~t~e!~!rs~hr~e~~fi~;]!i~eki~~:nt~;~~ t~e~ThO~ jured an ankle e ly in the .ewl s=:aaL: uXd:S::j es cont4~t i--[=in g~:eM=~tg=ble to :h;a: byT~eveePr~gruaubmin~ ~bee/nsgd~nd~:d al~ '~ | _ : " l unable to hit the basket. New-[area has been assigned a definite ' Guy eow er came up with a | Centlatmd on lamt Page, 1)|quot . o The third shot of polio vaccine will be given to second and third grade students of the Sundance grade school at 1:15 p.m. Friday. The shots will be given by Dr. J. F. Clarenbach at the school. Supt. Wes Huckins said that second or third graders to be eligi- ble for the third shot must have received the first two shots and must make a payment of 50 cents or present at statement from their parents that they are financially unable to pay. Huckins urged parents to take advantage of the opportunity to have their children receive the third shot. For maximum pro- ! teetion, children.who z, eceiv~ the first two shots should receive~ the third within seven months time. A second series of shots for all high school students and the re- maining grade school students is planned before school is out in the spring. Childl, en who are not eligible now will be taken care of then, Huckins said. The Sundance superintendent ~said the local schools hoped to achieve 100 percent protection for students from kindergarten through the twelfth grade this school year. Details of the spring sale of the Northeastern Wyoming Hereford Association were ironed out Mon- day in Sundance at a meeting of the board of directors of the group. The association's spring sale will be held in Sundance Monday, May 7. Harry Smith of Big Horn will j be the judge and Charles Corkle 'the auctioneer. The directors also approved a public judging contest to be held in conjunction with the sale. Prizes will be offered to the top judgers. Also approved were advertising pla~ for the spring sale. Dr. R, I. Port to Discuss Beef Pests At Adu Ag Class Dr. R. I. ~ will discuss para- sites and beef cattle with the Sundaztc~- " ~--~ ag cla~ at the Feb. 15 svmt~ at Sundance high school. Internal I~ will be