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It was about 75 years ago back in Minnesota that the first "sure- enough" binders appeared. We did not have one for some time after that as our reaper had to do. But the first binders used bailing wire --- not twine. Some of those who had purchas- ed reapers converted to binders by attaching the binding mechanism to their reapers. Some others bound their grain by two men standing on the platform of the reaper and gathering up and tying the loose bundle as it passed in front of them. At about this time mowing ma- chines made their appearance and cost from $25 to $35. Horses were becoming more common and any- one who pretended to be anybody eagerly converted from oxen to horse power. Backing up was a difficult and nearly impossible act with ox-drawn equipment but could be easily done by horses, mainly because of the difference in "hitching". It was about this time, too, that flour mills became neighborhood institutions and one only had to haul grain a few miles to the mill. Most of these mills were made from grinding "burs" carefully chiseled out of rock. An ox on a treadmill furnished the motive power. Water power was used whenever available but was un- common in our locality. As the settlers increased, com- munity towns sprang up and we were only six miles from town in- stead of eighty. By that time general stores sold items locally and trade was brisk, up to a point. Over-production was discouraged. There was no market for surplus produce and farmers geared pro- duction to home needs and to a small "exchange market". Life was simple, worries were minor, a n d wholesome neighborhood gatherings were fun. But that was then. Em Maha Beck ~ee4~ Dorothy French, and Bob Vore contributed a lot by their fine job of presiding at the various sessions. The speakers, including Pete ttarper, who showed slides on his trip to Arizona, were very inter- esting and informative. I heard some very good com- ments on the high school debate on Farm Policy. Members were Arlene Altizer, Sanda Mayer, Kaaren Katches and Pony Goodson. Our thanks to Rev. Walter Spen- cer, to those who provided us with such very fine entertainment, and to members of the Institute Com- mittee. I heard some very good com- ments on the panel "Agriculture and Conservation is Everybody's Business." Those who participated from Crook county were Earl Dil- linger, Harlan Williams, Ed Jones, Mrs. Marjorie Goodson, Maxine Dillinger, and Frank Blakeman, some of whom had to work es- pecially hard because of having to substitute for those unable to be present at the last moment. Our only regret is that we didn't have as large a crowd as should have been present for such a well prepared meeting. 4-H CALENDAR Feb. 16 --- Tractor Leader's School - Lusk. If interested con- tact Extension Office. Feb. 26 to March 1 -- State Leaders Conference, Laramie. Trac- tor & Electrical School. March 3-9 -- National 4-H Club Week. May 20 -- 4-H Crops Judging. southwest quarter and the southwest quarter of the south- east quarter of Section 10; the west half of the northeast quarter, the east half of the northwest quarter, the north- east quarter of the southwest quarter and the northwest quarter of the southeast quar- ter of Section 15 in Township 49 North of Range 65 West of the 6th P.M., Crook County, Wyoming, that the same may be adjudged to be null and void and that said plaintiffs be adjudged and decreed to be the absolute and unqualified owners in fee simple of all of said lands and premises and entitled to the exclusive possession thereof, and that the title of the plaintiffs be forever quieted against you, and each of you, and that you be ex- cluded from any interest in said premises, and that the unreleased oil and gas lease described in said petition, to which reference is hereby made for a complete de- scription thereof, be cancelled, dis- charged and released of record. You are further notified that un- less you file an answer to said petition on or before the 9th day of March, 1957, the said petition will be taken as true and judgment will be rendered in accordance with the prayer thereof. Dated this 29th day of January, 1957. Marion Cure, Clerk of Court (Seal) N. Levinson and Dorothy Magner Strait, Plaintiffs Reynolds & Laihrop, Attorneys Jan. 31 - Feb. 7-14-21 NOTICE TO CONTRACTORS Sealed bids for furnishing ma- May 29-- 4-It Livestock Judging. terials, equipment and labor for June 3-8 -- 4-H Junior Leader construction of a water well for Camp. June 20 -- 4-H Dairy Judging. July 18-20 -- 4-H Camp Mallo Canyon. PUBLICATION OF SUMMONS To the defendants: the City of Sundance, Wyoming, will be received until 7:30 o'clock P.M. Mountain Standard Time, on the 25th day of February 1957, at the office of the City Clek at the City of Sundance, Wyoming. At that time bids will be opened and The unknown heirs and devisees award made as early as practicable. of John Harvey Magner, Ed B. The right is reserved to reject any Magner, H. H. Magner, Sadie F. or all bids as may be to the best Miller, Cleveland G. Magner and advantage of the City. Hugh A. Magner, all deceased; The work contemplated consists You and each of you will hereby of the following major items: take notice that there is now on1. Drilling approximately 282 file in the District Court of Crook County, Wyoming, at Sundanee, THE SUNDANCE TIMES An Independent Newspaper Published Every Thursday by The Times Publishing Co. The Times Is a legal newspaper for all publications. John E. IAnclsey Owner-Publisher Howard Allen, News Editor, Advertising Manager SUBSCRIPTION RATES $3.00 per year in Crook and adjoining counties; $3.50 per year elsewhere. Entered at the postoffiee at Sundance, Wyoming, as second clam matter under the act of March 3, 1879. feet of borehole. The range of the marten il 2. Furnishing in p!ace approxi- Wyoming includes all of the for" mately 75 feet of 10-ioch surface ested areas of the state. casing. ' -----. 3. Furnishing in place approxi- The trait of gnawing off a mately 282 feet of 8-inch casing, to free themselves when caught lt~ 4. Pumping Tests. a trap is characteristic of many d The Centractor shall bid on all items listed, but sub-contractors will be approved. Plans and specificatioins may be examined in the office of the City Clerk of Sundanee, Wyoming, or at the office of Brady Engineering Spearfish, South Dakota. Copies of plans and specifications includ- ing bid forms may be obtained upon deposit of $5.00 of which $2.00 will be returned to unsuccess- ful bidders. Marion Thompson, City Clerk City of Sundance, Wyoming Feb. 7-14-21 Wyoming's fur-bearing animals. DANCE Saturday Night Spearfish City Park Music by Jim's Orchestra Sponsored by American Legion Post No. 164 A MODERN FOOD STORE Groceries, Meats, Fruits, Vegetables, Bakery toods Belle Fourehe. S. D. ~ Bar eat S.D. Eye, Ear, and Threat Offlee Houri. 10 4 N. Ellis Mattox, M.D. II IIIIII i II II I OPTOMETRIST Phone 86 Spearfish Tueeday - Sal~hty DL F. R. WARD DmUlt spe.rt D. W. immds SL Dr. Oliver A. Jewett OPTOMETRIST Belle Fourehe OflSeo Over Frey's Hardware (Pbene 7SO) Tuesday Through Saturday om pats. ehm Spearfish, 8. B. Deadwood, S. Phone 620 Main (Check Sunday's Rapid City Journal for More Explicit Details) u,, "k No Charge for Carpet Installation -k Free Up to to Pay 10 pct. Down Vore. Fred Kummerfeld, Jay Nuekolis, Wyoming, filed by N. Levinson and Dorothy Magner Strait, plaintiffs, a petition naming you and another | 8eme Notes From The Institute as defendants and asking judgment | Tony Fellhauer said "Brucellosis that you, and each of you, may be _ .ot ,,eot o,, oro oom ,ed to how r--ct,v. .. ,,. much any more, but it does effect interest in and to the following II the price." This of course refers described real estate, to-wit: to higher prices paid on the ave- The southeast quarter of the rage for cattle coming out of modi. Brucellosis, free areas. CARPETS FURNITURE APPLIANCES Robert Tresler stated that if 40%- 50% of the foliage of grass- KEEP THIS AD! es is removed the root stops grow- v 20,000 Arthritic and "~ TELEVISION oer lag for only a few days, but if 90% Rheumatic Sufferers have tak- is removed the root stops growing en this Medicine since it has for 17 or more days. When the been on the market. It is in- root isn't growing the top isn't expensive, can be taken in the growing too much either, home. For Free information n I n9 For irrigated pastures fast utili- give name and address to P. O. zation or removing the growth in Box 1012, Hot Springs, Ark. , , _..,, one day instead of 10 days gives the plant less total shock, than if ! EVERYTHING REDUCED4 you shock the plant every day for t 10 days. i DR. KEITH LOGAN | JL Space prevents mentioning all I CHIROPRACTOR [ FROM who helped with the Institute but | Belles Building | ~_~ those who worked so hard with the |Phone 555 l ........... ' lunch, program, and registration [ Belle Foure,e, 8. D. I ~4~ NO CARRYING deserve a special word of thanks. I was very interested in the 4-H " = - = -- : = : = = = 8 demonstrations which were excel- lent. Our thanks to Curt MeCul- G tt8 lough, Pony Goodson and Jeff Dr. J. . Be