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February 9, 1956

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~[ County Wildlife Association elected; ] Larkin Cleveland of Beulah to head [their organization for 1946, re- [ elected John Binney as vice-presi. I dent and Richard B. Hooper as ] secretary-treasurer. Fire of undetermined origin.re- [Cently destroyed the milk house !on the Dillard place about four FIVE YEARS AGO miles west of Moorcroft. Dairy February 8, 1951 equipment, a Delco plant and pump Sundance, Wyo. Feb. 9, 1956 it was a cloudy day with flurries of snow. This should mean that winter is about over, but those of us who have lived here for several years will look forward to spring as usual - about the first of May. The observance of Fire Preven- tion Week has become a fixed habit with a good many janitors. The Crook County Planning board has no authority in the road program of Crook county whatso- ever. This was revealed this week by A. C. "Trusty" Moore, chair- man of the Crook County Board of Commissioners and in a letter from Sen. AI Harding to Mrs. Ernest Ista of Hulett. Activities and operations of the Sundance Commercial Club will take $1255 during the year, accord- ing to the budget submitted to the club at its meeting Feb. 1. Coal and wood make a fine corn-i ~bination in some stoves but when the trucks in which they are being .carried mix, the combination is "not good. Two semi-trailer trucks, .one loaded with stoker coal and the other with cut lumber, collided "with a total damage estimated at 2300. National forest grazing fees for the western range states will ~ve- rage 50 cents for cattle and 12 cents for sheep per animal mouth, according to the statement releas- ed through Edward P. Cliff, Rocky Mountain regional forester, U. S. Forest Service. A Beulah rancher bid $42 a hundredweight for steer calves Thursday to push prices to a rec- oral high at the Belle Fourche Livestock Exchange. Hubert Math- ews entered the bid for nine calves averaging about 360. TEN YEARS AGO February 7, 1946 A license plate stolen from the car of Ed Mathews of Sundance led to the capture Tuesday night, near Lysite, Wyo., of George Sid- ney Sitts, convicted slayer, escap- ed convict, and wanted for the double slaying of Sheriff Dave ~alcolm of Butte County, S. D. and Tom Mathews of Spearfish, special investigator. Sounds like a new species of this predatory animal but, no, a "Thal- lum Coyote" is just an ordinary coyote that has eaten some of the mew Thalium poison that is being used by the county trappers to rid the country of this predator. Meeting Jan. 28, the Crook jack were among the items destroy- ed by the fire. Sundance Boy Scouts are getting ready to go ahead with their plans for fixing up the skating rink in Sundance so that the ice will re- main in good condition. Canvas will be strung over the rink to pro- tect the ice. FIFTEEN YEARS AGO February 6, 1941 Joe Allread announced this week that he assumed the management of the Club Bowling Alleys Feb. 1. Allread, who has the recreation rooms above the club, will continue to manage them also, he said. Funeral services were held Sun- day in Moorcroft for Mrs. S. A., Guthrie ~who died Thursday night after a short illness. Highway maintenance c r e w s from the Sundance office have been removing snow and erecting snow fences on the road between Colony and Belle Fourche the past week. Seely -- Ray C. Edsall had the misfortune to freeze his legs while riding on the school section near the O'Connor ranch, which con- fined him to his home for several days. No United States man-of-war has ever mutinied or been in the hands of mutineers, while in other navies whole squadrons and fleets have mutinied. The Navy icebreaker USS BUR- TON ISLAND (AGB1) and the Installation of the new fire siren U. S. Coast Guard icebreaker for Sundance will begin this weekI NORTHWIND (WAGB 282) be- and it probably will be ready for] came the first ships to cross the service next week. A noon whistle previously unconquered McClure will be blown each day as soon as the siren is in working order so that it will always be ready in case of emergency. Paul Yeoman, county treasurer, rpnorts that 150 truck licenses and 320 car licenses have been sold to date. This is about one-third of the number originally received and is slightly un~ler the amount sold last year. Eight hundred and twenty stu- dents are enrolled in Crook coun- ty's grade and rural schools ac- cording to a recent survey reported by County Superintendent Seig. TWENTY YEARS AGO February 6, 1936 Sharrock and Purcel, contractors on the construction work on the Sundance-Beulah part of Highway 14 have suspended operations pending more , suitable weather conditions, it was announced last week. The graveling crews on the pro~ect have virtually caught up with the construction, gangs at this time and it is expected that another 30 days will see completion of the work. Sunday, Feb. 2 was Groundhog Day and the little animal did not see his shadow.in this localRy as Strait, linking the Atlantic with the Pacific Ocean. The USS BOSTON (CAG-I) is the Navy's first guided missile cruiser capable of firing super- sonic anti-aircraft guided missiles. It represents a completely new concept in a naval weapon system. The mobile television crew of the Special Devices Center at the Office of Naval Research has pio- neered in obtaining what are be- lieved to be the first American kinescope pictures of the interior of the human eye. NOTICE OF FINAL SETTLEMENT OF ESTATE All creditors and others interest- ed in the estate of Nettle P. Leit- ner, deceased, take notice that the undersigned executor of said estate will on or before the 24th day of February, 1956, file in the office of the Clerk of Court of Crook County, Wyoming, his final account and petition for distribution of said estate, where anyone interest- ed may examine such account and petition and file objections thereto in writing at any time before the 6th day of March, 1956 and ff no objections are filed thereto, he will make final settlement of said es- tate on the 7th day of March, 1956, or as soon thereafter as the matter may be heard. Dated at Sundance, Wyoming this 2nd day of February, 1956. John Leitner, Executor Reynolds & Lathrop, Attorneys Feb. 2-9-16-23 NOTICE OF FINAL SETTLEMENT OF ESTATE All creditors and others interest- ed in the estate of Charles K. Tutty, deceased, take notice that the undersigned administrator of said estate will on or before the 24th day of February, 1956, file in the office of the Clerk of Court of Crook County, Wyoming, his final account and petition for distribu- tion of said estate, where anyone interested may examine such ac- count and petition and file objec- tions thereto in. writing at any time before the 6th day of March, 1956 and if no objection are filed there- r to, he will make final of said estate on the 7th March, 1956, or as soon as the matter may be heard. Dated at Sundance, this 2nd day of February, Otis Reynolds, Administrator Reynolds & Lathrop, Feb. 2-9-16-23 Byron Bush Hulett, Wyo. See or Call Harry Habeck Ph. AT 3-1623 Sundance, SPRING NECESSITY for the new Conoco Station in Sundance It. M. BEBND H. IL BERbTD Speeiallslng In Service Station Construction 8nndanee, Wyo. / ~rs ~o surfs Shorfle Coats are "tailor.made" for changeable Spring days--long enough to c ver suit jaekets and short enough to look young and jaunty. Sketched from our com- plete selection is this topper of virgin wool Rouspun -- beautiful Spring Shades. $ 6.50-$29.95 "Everything to Wear"