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February 14, 1957

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g Contest Winners New Schoolrooms Assured i The winners of the Bear Lodge ~FA Public speaking contest ~m last week are shown above. Orty.two members and guests attended the contest. Mike Lindsey, center, and Bill FM:re~rright, won the Chapter medals and will repre- .~ chapter in the district Itulett Moorcroft residents residing in perty owners approving the mea- ably start in early summer. Jensen School District 16 voted over- sure 84-5. Non-property owners said the board hoped to get the whelmingly Tuesday in favor of a voted 4-0 in favor of the bond work done before school opened $52,000 bond issue to provide mon- issue, next fall. ey for the construction of three Supt. Walter Jensen said the Addition of the three new rooms elementary schoolrooms at the district will proceed as fast as it to the school will provide one room Moorcroft school, can to get the construction started, each for the first six grades. The total vote was 88-5 with pro- He said construction would prob- contest. Lindsey won the con- test and received the gold medal. Myers was awarded the silver medal. George Reed, left, was the win- ner of the Green Hand medal. Judges for the contest were Don Swanson, Carl Mayer and the Rev. Levi Louderbaek. COhTIff[//NG C OOff COUffTT" xVA'fF, Y Official Newspaper for Crook County, Town of Sundance and United States Land Office iii VOLUME LIX SUNDANCE, WYOMING, THU RSDAY, FEBRUARY 14, 1957 Number 7 Is Planned y New Haven FB b^A "Talent Night" program will A spaghetti supper will be spon- Prese-,^~ School _ ,,~u at the Hulett high sored Feb. 23 at the American Le- , , .' gymnasium Saturday by the gion hall in Hulett by the New Polio donations received by the the committee included: Ted ~o make a donation may send their ~ioUlnett TParent-Teachers Associa- Haven Farm Bureau. The dinner Sundance polio committee totalThorne $100; Sunny Divide Farm contributions to either Mrs. Alton $911.51, the committee reported Bureau, $41.50; and the Shamrock Dybwad, Mrs. George Beagle or o'~ p.m." ne program will open at willshortbe servedentertainment,from 7 tOdancing8:30 p.m.and this week after checking the funds tIomemakers club, $27. tIoward Robinson. ;:~ The committee also expressed The committee extended its ap- se zes will be given for first, card playing will also be featured received.No complete report on the polio its appreciation to the Sundance preciation to all persons and or- ~, u ann third places. lag,....rersns interested in narticipat- at the supper, fund drive in the county is yet schools for their assistance. The ganizations who helped with the m~',,.~"lth vocal or instrumental Cost of the supper is $2.50 for a available. The county quota was student council, under the leader- 1957 drive. ,.-"~"ue-ers are asked to contact Mrs. family of two adults and children $3,000 and the Sundance quotaship of Guy Fowler, turned over u rn Bare. under 12 and $1.00 for adults. A $1,000. $107.89 from such activities as the The $911.51 was received fromqueen contest, points for polio Refreshments will be served fol- baby sitting service will also be the Sundance, Carlile, New Haven, pledges, the junior class conces- ~e program, available. Beulah, Alva, Aladdin, Oshoto, sions stand and the FHA polio tea. Day I=vent: In 1958 mers 1957 Farmers.Ranchers In- ld at Moorcroft last week attendance of the two days it ran. clay of the agricultural rew 116 while only 89 at- the second day. nstitute committee revealed event that the 1958 In- set for Hulett will be held day. Ckolls was elected chair- 1958 Institute commit- Steiger was named is Everybody's Busi- the theme of this year's and experts from various .rged upon the topic. a debate and a were also on the Sotola, associate director ar's livestock bureau, de- main address Thursday Sotola discussed market- Service specialists the two-day ses- Fellhauer, Oscar W. Willis and Charles Other speaker Sharer __ s were: Patrick J. e tal Se.' ' 'ua.nager of the Casper So- rresler, Csrlty office; and Robert cialist, tate SCS agronomy spe- ic~bI~ry MCAuley, Extens' _ .UUtriti,., . Ion Serv- ~OOker, ~'"~h Presented a meat after~oo~emnstration during the 4-H de_.n opening day. h ..... monstrations wet _~' ~urti~ t, .... e given ~on .n ". ".LY~U-ough, Pen Good- ~, a..,, oe~f Vnrr, Y un th- - closing day's afternoon session Was a "Agricu,- Panel discussion on ~~uns~c::e :eVa tion is g, See. 1) Pictured in the first Mystery Air Photo contest being sponsor- ed by Tracy Motor Co. of Sun- dance was the Claude (Todd) Seeley ranch, above, located one mile east of Sundance. Seeley has lived in this area for 30 years, including 10 at his present place. Three genera- tions of his family have farmect and ranched in various states. The ranch was started in the 1880's. W.E. Mathews was the previous owner. Recent improve- merits include the rebuilding of the buildings in the last 10 years and construction of an irrigation system within the last six years. Devils Tower and Sunny Divide Proceeds from the sale of candy areas in the county. by the junior high were also turn- The committee urged that "rur- al mailers" be sent immediately to Howard Robinson in Sundance so that the actual total can be deter- mined. Of the total donations, "rural mailers" accounted for $350.80 and Sundance "mailers" $82.50. Other donations mentioned by ed in to the student council. Other organizations making do- nations were: Give and Gain Home- makers club, $25; Inyan Kara Homemakers club, $10; Odd Fel- lows, $5; WSCS, $7; and American Legion Auxiliary, $5. The polio committee said that other organizations who would like Pioneer, Dies Mrs. Rose Farrell, one of the last of the pioneer Crook county residents, died Sunday at her Sun- dance home. She was 87. Mrs. Farrell had resided in Sun- dance since 1908. Funeral services were held a~ 10 a.m. Thursday from St. Paul's Catholic church in Sundance. Bur- ial was in Mt. Moriah cemetery. The readings: Max. Min. Prec. Feb. 5 34 2 0 Feb. 6 40 2 0 Feb. 7 42 13 0 Fcb. 8 48 21 0 Fcb. 9 45 32 0 Feb. 10 ...... 40 19 0 Feb. 11 ........ 46 23 0 Feb. 12 .....46 13 0 to En, Seeley carries out both irrigat. ed and dry land farming, raising about 1600 acres of wheat, oats and barley. l;vestock includes 600 Here- l~.as and 50 Scotch Highlands in a commercial herd. Seeley s~ys cattle are his favorite and most profitable crop. The land is summer fallowed and no fertilizer is used. ,Hay makes up the bulk of Seeley's livestock feeding program. Weed control is handled by spraying with plane and Jeep for weevils. Seeley says the spraying is satis- factory. Machinery includes three trae. tors, two trucks, a New Holland slate rake and a Farmhand. Seeley says he gets satisfactory service from them. There are four employees on the ranch including Tommy, Dav- id and Ted Seeley. Todd was married to the for- mer Hazel Fox of Sheridan at Gillette in 1922. They formerly lived at Moorcroft. They have six children, three sons and three daughters. Tod@s hobby is horses. Todd revealed another interesting fact when he said that he was start- ing a registered Black Angus herd. The Sundance Bulldogs, display- ing tremendous shooting accuracy, swamped the Hulett Red Devils here Tuesday night, 50-24, to end a five-game losing streak. The Bulldogs' losing streak had been extended to five Friday night when Tongue River hung on to grab a 54-47 decision. The Sundance five had little dif- ficulty with ttulett. The Red Dev- ils were unable to hit, connecting for just six field goals. After the lead seesawed in the opening minutes, Les Hooper hooked in a shot to give the Bull- dogs a 6-5 lead. After that, the Bulldogs were off to the races. Mollenbrink and Fowler sank shots and Reed added a free throw to make it 11-7 at the end of the tContinued on Last Page, See. I)