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Page 3 - Thursday, February.28, 2008 "WHERE THE KID GOT HIS NAME" The Sundance limes Benefit for Clay Trewhella Saturday,/March 1, 2008 Old Beulah School House 9:00 a.m to 1:00 p.m. please come! SI)()NS()Rlil) BY Fill'. IBI!IJIAll B()B( A IS 4-tl CIIJB q Tkank You, The family of William B. POrter would like to thank everyone for their phone calls, food, cards, flowers and memorial contributions. It was my father's wish to dedicaxe his memorial to the Humane Society of the Black Hills. Thank you r thinking of us at this di cult time. Leora Porter Rich and Randy Pridgeon Brendon and Jenny Mercha;nt and family Megan Pridgeon 110 Years Ago February 25, 1898 A meeting of stockmen on Otzter Creek, Big Horn County was called to devise means of protection against the ravages of gray wolves on livestock. A tax of 5 cents per head on all livestock was levied and the sum of $200 cash raised. The,~ sum will be expended in bounties of $15 on full grown wolves and. $7.50 on [1- puppies. Pee at Farrall Notes -Lost between tlhe Bruner school house and the cross road, a large me cutglass nursing bottle. Finder'will please Past leave the same with the Post:master at Farrall. A certain young man of Redwmter is said to be buying some furniture. It iis reported that there are two weddings to ~take place in the neighborhood soon. Local Notes - Doctor Miller performed a delicate operation on E.B. Bulikley Wednesday afternoon. He removed a cancer from the old gentleman's nose. A big boy was born to Mr. an, d Mrs. A. Wags~ffon Sunday of this week. A fine girl baby was born to Mr. and Mrs. A! Mann last Wednes- day evening. There was no school on Tuesday, but the school flag floated from its staff all day to remind us of the duties we owe to our country through the honored citizenship vouchsafed to us by the life and deeds of the immortal Washington. "There wTere scores of men a hundred years ago, who had more intellect than ~Vashington; he outlives and over rides them all by the influence of his~ =character." 75 Years Ago February 23, 1933 Franldin D. Roosevelt, presid,ent elect of the United States, escaped possible death last Wednesday night at Miami, Fla when six shots from the smoking pistol of Guiiseppi Zangara failed to find the mark for which they were intended. Quite a large crowd attended the dance at the Alfred Mauch home on Saturday night. Everyone reports a good time and the only thing those attending want to know is "Wh,en's there going to be another?" Believing that the assessed vaduation of grazing lands was too high in the county in proportion to oth~er counties in this part of the state, the Board of County Commissioners protested to the State Board. Commis- sioners A.O. Banks and Bert W. Evans and County Assessor Deane H. Bryan made the trip to Cheyevane the last of the week and succeeded in getting a reduction. Mrs. Effie Storm was a passeenger on the Cowden-Hulett stage last Monday. It was an awful blizzaard storm and it was very cold. Lindon Painter, the Cowden-Hulett stagge driver had to resort to the use of horses on last Thursday owing to the cdeep snow and drifted roads. 50 Years Ago February 27, 1958 The new lodge hall of Sundan~e Lodge No. 18, I.O.O.F. will be formally dedicated Saturday night. The lodge hall is on the second floor of the new IOOF building located on Main Street. Ground floor of the new building will be occupied by thee post office. The formal Sweetheart Ball slponsored by the Sundance high school senior FHA chapter, was held Saturday. Reigning as queen was Joan Banks while M/ckey Trego was king. Tongue River was leading by as much as 13 points in the early stages of the tilt, but the unconcerned Bulldogs, paced by/~s Hooper, drew even and had a 27-26 lead at the half. TR held a slender one-point margin after a slow third periiod before Rich and Les Hooper and gldon Mollenbrink found th~ range. Big "Goose" Hooper was too much for Tongue River to handtle posting 21 points while Mollenbrink contributed 15. Arna Duca, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. 'Arnold Data, observed her fifth birthday in her home Wedtnesday. Hulett - JohnHaptonstaitwms the guest of honor at a surprise birth- day party at his home Sunday/. Dinner was served by Clara, Marie and Marion Haptonstall. The, dinner party was given by Mr. and Mrs. I~lgh Haplbo~lI, Bill and IDoris A~u~ of Sundance. Frank ~nkcom, Lesley Sirmpson and Virgil Schlup helped Bink Nus$/~um put up a TV antenma one day last week. C~ro! Lea Orlf~th, 7, has b)een nominated by the Moorcroft Lions Club to be featured in the 19559 National Heart Fund campaign. She is the daughter of Mr. and Mfrs. Ly/e Grlfflth. Twice, Carol Lea has received major heart surgery im Denver. 25 Years Ago February 24, 1983 A letter from the state's chief deputy state fire marshal lists the Sundance high school building as one of the most hazardous in the state. Judy l~rfee has been chosen to receive the Daughters of the American Revolution Good Citiizen Award. Judy is the daughter of Ms. Mildred Durfee. Ron and Phyllis Watson neceived the "Outstanding Cooperator" award from Richard Grail. Thin Watsons were selected for the award by the Devils Tower Conservation District for the continued improve- ments to their ranch. Debra McAm/s, Hulett high <~School senior, has been selected as the State Good Citizen by the Wyorming State Society of NSDAR. She is the daughter of Robert and Lindat McAmis. An estimated 400 members off the public attended Monday's session of the Crook County School Di~strict No. One and voiced their approval of the board's two major decisiions. The majority of the people attend- ing favored removal of the budget ceiling and rehiring of the present administrators. Rehired were Dr. Wegner; Hulett principal Thomas Vandenbosch; Moorcroft secomdary principal Joe Gibson; Sundance secondary principal Glenn Gr:egson; Moorcroft elementary principal dames Henman; Sundance elermentary principal Delbert Harbaugh; ERC facilitator and special education coordinator Guy Dykes; and Claudis Carr, business manager and mdministrative assistant. This Week at Your Library By Jill Mackey Number FIVE on the American Library Asspciation's list of"12 Ways Libraries Are Good For the Country" is to NOURISH CRE- ATIVITY. "Libraries are not only repositories of books, they are repositories of images, objects that communicate without words In the library we axe all children. By stimulating curiosity- parent to the twin forces of creativity and imagination - even the most focused and specialized library serves the purpose of lifting the mind beyond its horizons (We all) need to discover new ways of looking at the problems and questions that confront us There is simply no choice for a society that wants to adapt and evolve: A library is a necessity, as basic as food and shelter." Library Programming: MOTHER GOOSE STORYTIME every Friday, 11:00 a.m. Stories and fun for toddlers and preschoolers. LUNCH BUNCH BOOK DISCUSSION GROUP meets every third Thurs- day at 11:30 a.m. The next meeting will be on March 20 to discuss "Tortilla Curtain" by T.C. Boyle. New members always welcome. We have extra books for checkout if you want to read the book but can't attend the discussion. THURSDAY NIGHT READERS meets every third Thursday at 5:30 p.m. The next.meeting will be on March 20. New members always welcome. CROOK COUNTY LIBRARY BOARD meets every month, usually the first Wednesday after the first Tuesday. The public is always welcome to attend - locations rotate among the libraries. SUNDANCE FRIENDS OF THE LIBRARY meets every second Tuesday at 11:00 a.m. New members and hard-working hands are always welcome, so please join them if you're available! Between Fences: BETWEEN FENCES, a Smithsonian traveling exhibition will be held in Old Stoney from May 17 to July 7. Watch for "Fences" related programs and contests. HUMANITIES PROGRAM, Thursday, March 13 at 7:00 p.m. Ed Munoz will present "Crossing Borders: The History of Immigra- tion Policy and Its Impact on Wyoming." LUNCH BUNCH is participating in the "Between Fences" read- ing series from the Wyoming Humanities Council from January through April. FENCEPOST DECORATING CONTEST - free fence posts may be picked up at the Library, Museum, or Mercantile beginning March 1. Entries due back by April 25. FENCES OF CROOK COUNTY Photo Contest - give us your "best shot" of a Crook County fence or gate, entries due by April 25. Call the Library or the Museum for more information. QUILTS OF CROOK COUNTY Quilting Contest, wall hangings with a fences theme, entries due by April 25. OLD STONEY WORKDAYS - we will be cleaning, painting a portion of Old Stony this spring for the exhibition. Anyone inter- ested in helping out please contact the Library or the Museum. See LibraL page 9 Everett E. Burgeson Financial Advisor 120 W. Hudson, P.O. Box 309 Spearfish, SD, 57783-0309 805-642-5778 / 800-233-4745 .] l~L:l~C~W~ ~om Member SIPC MAKING SENSE OF INVESTING AND DZADWOOD OUI,CH lOgtOi~ AND OAIIBO Mort- Ffi H!GRWAY 8~8 P0 BOX 643 SD 57732 w~,deadwcodgu~ corn m i ,e,i q~ k,: L ~tt I Tired of wasting time on your dial-up Internet ~rvice? unty on 3n in Crook County representatives for U.S. Representative Bar- bara Cubin and Senators Mike Enzi and John Barrasso will be holding office hours in the area March 3. The schedule is as follows: 8:30-9:30 a.m. - Moorcroft Town Hall 10i00- 1 i:Ob a.m. -' Sundance:'Ci y 3:00-4:00 p.m. - Hulett Town Hall Crook County Home Health nd Hospice By Evonna Schelling Relay For Life team captains met in Sundance on Saturday to prepare for the 2008 event which will be held May 9-10 at the Devils Tower KOA Camp- ground. The Devils Tower Relay is on track for another successful event. One goal for the 2008 event was to have at least twenty teams participate. As of this past week, the goal came into reaching distance with the commitment of nineteen teams. In its fourth year in Crook County, nineteen is the high- est number of teams yet. To date, there is one team com- mitted out of Beulah; one out of Carlile; two from Devils Tower; four from Hulett; five from Moorcroft; one from Os- hoto; one from Pine Haven; and four from Sundance. "By reaching in to the outly- We have a solution! STEPWARMFLOOR In Floor Heating Sale. Economic * Easy to Install 605-642-7300 731 Main ~, Downtown Spearfish ii~ E-mMI timber~ape,midco,net ~ See Us For ALL Your Floor Covering Needs Providing health care in your home, when you need it. CROOK COUNTY MEDICAL SERVICES DISTRICT ing areas, the Devils Tower Relay has truly become a Crook County event this year," said Rita Miller, Community Relations Manager for the Wyoming branch of the Ameri- can Cancer Society in Casper, Wyoming. Teams are still being sought out of Aladdin and Alva. Inter- ested persons may call Evonna Schelling at 756-3387; Freida Dent, 467-5790; or Florence Reynolds, 467-5406. Relay For Life is the signa- ture activity of the American Cancer Society. For 24-hour access to information, call 1-800-ACS-2345 or log on to cancer.org. P.O. Box 517, 713 Oak Street Contact: Sundance, WY 82729 Contact: Mary Ann 1-888-535-0535 (instate) Heidi Duncan, RN 1-307-283-3501 Malheirn, RN ~!~!i:! : ~ ~ = Harlem Ambassadors vs. Bulldog Bailers Sundance High School Gym March 17th, 2008 7:00 p.m. Ticket ilable at Sundance n's Hardware, The Sundance Times and Sundance State Bank for only $5.00 Kids 4 and under admitted free