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February 14, 1957

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week, Ray Bryan was informed Monday that the commission had granted the town of Sundance per- mission to issue another retail ,, q o li o owit in cor0orate I limits of the town. ............. .~ Rev. Sanders B. Clayton said Monday that the Inyan Kara FIVE YEARS AGO church located on the Sundance- February 14, 1952 Newcastle road about 12 miles William Edwin Sipe, 35-year-old from Sundance would be sold Mon- Aladdin rancher, was severely day, Feb. 24 at the courthouse. beaten and robbed early Thursday morning, Feb. 7, along Highway Fire, of origin not completely 24 by three young hitchhikers, determined, completely destroyed The city of Sundance has been the kitchen and its contents of regraded by the Mountain States the Devils Tower National Monu. Inspection Bureau and placed in ment custodian's residence Mon- Class 8. Formerly it was in Class day morning. Damage is estimated 9. Under the new classifications, at $2,000. fire insurance rates on dwellings Hulett -- John Mahoney had with approved roofing have been the misfortune to hurt his eye reduced 50% from the old rates, quite badly, when chopping wood Grazing land valuations for tax a piece flew into his eye. He was purposes in Wyoming have been rushed to Spearfish to a doctor upped an average of nearly eight who said the eyeball was scratched percent by the state board of equal- but he thought the eyesight OK. ization. Grazing land valuations Newell F. 3oyner, custodian at in Crook county were lifted from Devils Tower National Monument $1.70 per acre to $1.84 per acre. for the past 15 years, announced These are averages only. Monday that he had tendered his Fire started by a stovepipe blown resignation. over by a high wind completely FIFTEEN YEARS AGO destroyed the house of George February 12, 1942 Zink at Devils Tower Feb. 4. The A resolution condemning the house was completely leveled by pension voted by congressmen to the blaze, themselves as a "grab" and advo- Mr. and Mrs. Jesse Janes of eating the establishment of an Spearfish are the new owne~rs of organization "No Votes For Con- the Beulah store. They took over gressional Incumbents While Pen- control of the store Feb. 4 when sion Grab Remains Law" was ap- they purchased it from Jim Me- proved by the Sundance Commer- Clure and associates, cial Club at its meeting Wednes- TEN YEARS AGO day. February 13, 1947 Spring is really here if you Following a meeting of the state place any reliance in the first robin of the year. Between 50 THE SUNDANCE TIMES Blacktail Hustlers 4-H Club and 100 of these harbingers of Sundanee, Wyo. Feb. 14, 1957 Meets at Lee Wflley ~Home spring were reported by Bill Seig The Blacktail Hustlers 4-H as stopping in his yard Monday. by a movement now under way to held its fourth meeting of the Beginning this Saturday, all high have some 90,000 acres mostly to Feb. 3 at the Lee Willey home. schools in Crook county will have the west of the Bear Lodge taken Club members discussed adopted the six-day week in order into the forest reserve, health and ordered the first n that schools may be dismissed Excessive tidiness is said to in- ials for the leathercraft pro about the first of May. dicate a peculiar kind of insanity - Roll call was answered with a Since the first defense bonds from which most newspaper work- ty slogan. and stamps were offered for sale ors are happily immune. The club held an all-day beginning last May, $19,111.50 has On Feb. 9 at their ranch home and sewing project meeting been devoted to their purchase in in the Manhattan neighborhood,day at the Don Griffis ranch. the Sundance bank and post office Mr. and Mrs. W. D. Roadifer quiet- The next meeting of the up to Feb. 1. ly celebrated their 50th wedding will be an all-day session 1~ Word came from the Walkers of anniversary. 10, Moorcroft that they were in a ser- Plans for construction of a dam Following the Feb. 3 me~ ious wreck last week. Mrs. Dale on the Little Missouri River in games were played and lunch Walker lost an eye while her hus- Crook county to supply 8,000 acres ed...-- band had both legs broken, of Wyoming and Montana farm TWENTY YEARS AGO land are now under consideration. Dr. C, H. Llnande.r February 11, 1937 Aladdin .-- The ground hog sure- That the acreage included in ly saw his shadow here as the sun DENTIST the boundaries of the Bear Lodge unit of the Black Hills NaUonal shone part of the day, but we will 741 Fifth St. forest will be largely increased be lucky if we have only six more ~ 474 Spearfish, S. P within the next year, is indicated weeks of winter anyway.