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April 14, 1977

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FIVE YEARS AGO THURSDAY, APRIL 13, 1972 Opening of The 3-C's, a store featuring cards, gifts and varieties, will be held Thursday, April 20. Two Crook county 4-H members, Roxanne McCul- lough and Kevin Moline, have been selected as ;State 4-H Conservation Camp de- legates, according to Ste- phen Gels, chairman of the Devils Tower Conservation District. The state 4-H conservation camp will be held June 12-17 at the Heart Six Ranch located near Jack- 8on. Tom Pridgeon, Sundance High School graduate, is one of the eight varsity letter winners on the Black Hills State College 1971-72 wrest- ring team. Pridgeon is a freshman and was one of two freshmen on the BHSC squad which finished fourth in its conference. A Sundance youth, Robert Habeck, 18, escaped serious injury Sunday night when his car rolled twice after leaving State Highway 585 three miles south of Sundance. State Highway Patrolman . Bill Wright said Habeck who was alone was northbound when he lost control on a leR curve and his car skidded off the left side of the highway. TEN YEARS AGO THURSDAY, APRIL 13, 1967 A gas fire and explosion at the Ellis Reynolds ranch 25 miles southwest of Sundance near Keyhole Reservoir Mar. 30 caused extensive damage to the house. However Mr. and Mrs. Reynolds escaped without serious injury. Mrs. Rey- nolds was burned on her hand and foot and suffered a bruised leg. The body of Harold J. son of Mr. and Mrs. William Glasby, Sundance. FIFTEEN YEARS AGO THURSDAY, APRIL 15, 1962 A district court jury at Newcastle Sunday, after de- liberat'mg for nearly nine 'hours, found Sundance rancher Cecil G. Kleckner, 59 guilty of manslaughter in the death of 50 - year - old ranch hand Joseph Turgeon last September. District Judge Rodney Guthrie sen- tenced Kleckner Monday to 10 to 111/2 years in the Wyoming State Penitentiary on his manslaughter convic- tion. The Crook county commis- sioners agreed unanimously March 7 to check the pos- sibilities of establishing a county building fund to pro- vide money for-the county courthouse. New officers for 1962 were elected March 2 by Devils Tower VFW Post No. 4311 during its regular meeting. Elected commander of the pest was DuWayne Pfarr, who succeeds Duane Hartl. Coach Harvey Crowe,s junior high Bullpups copped second place in the Class B Division of the sixth annual junior high basketball tour- nament sponsored by the Newcastle Lions Club Friday. THIRTY.FIVE YEARS AGO Maurice Classick, who acted as lookout in 1941 is again employed. He opened the lookout cabin April 14 and will now be on the watch for fires. Jesse Janes, Don William- son, and Bill Bushnell write that they are now stationed at Camp Roberts, California. They are part of the group who were inducted the first part of April. Bertha Kokesh, of Sun- dance, sophomore in com- merce at the University of Wyoming is one of the students taking a "principal roll" in the University varie- ty show to be given this Saturday in Laramie. One hundred and four students will participate and there will be 16 original songs. FIFIT YEARS AGO THURSDAY, APRIL 14, 1927 Editor E.H. Warren of the Spearfish Mail, one of the leading newspaper men of the Northwest, died at the Sister's Hospital at Hot Springs shortly before mid- night Tuesday of last week, after an illness that had confined him to his room at the hospital. The ranch house on what is known as the Henry Zim- merschi.ed place on Cabin creek a few miles west of Carlile, was totally destroyed by fire together with all its contents. The building was the property of Fred Sch- loredt of Sundance, but was occupied by Buck Lipe and family. Insulin, new scientific drug for the treatment of diabetes, probably saved the THURSDAY, APRIL 16, 1942 life of Raymond, three-year Two hay stacks caught fire old son of Mr. and Mrs. C.D. Tuesday morning at the Effie Glaudo of Aladdin, Wyo. Patt'msen ranch just east of Raymond was taken to the Sundance causing damagehospital at Hot Springs about estimated at about $I00. The two weeks ago. He had been fire resulted from burning in a coma for hours, due to weeds near the stacks, diabetes, and his color and Due to the unusual Rot,other conditions indicated dry weather and a high fire approaching death. Doctors hazard in the dry grass, the at once used insulin. In-less forest service has opened the than 12 hours, Raymond was Warren Peak Lookout station conscious and has been Hansen 66, Sundance, was a month earlier than usual, steadily improving ever found about 3 p.m. April 5 slightly under a mile south of the house on Sugar Loaf Ranch just northeast of Sun- dance. He apparently died of carbon monoxide poisoning. Two Sundance high school students, Connie Carr, clar- inet, and Marjorie Ferrell, vocalist, have been selected to participate in the all-state band and chorus at Powell April 14 and 15. This is the second year the two girls have been selected for the honor. The first Edwin Lighter scholarship at South Dakota School of Mines and Tech- nology, Rapid City, has been awarded to Don Matthesen, To give you fashion with function. ;RASSHOPPERS take you anywhere first clas ---in comfort, and with pizzazz. Step lively, they're true loves for your feet. For spring & Summer, Sizes 51/2 - 10 Ph. 283-2082 Sundance since. EIGHTY YEARS AGO WED., APRIL 14, 189T " " A race between Del Storm's stallion and one of J.L. Propst's matched bays took place in the city yester- day, in which the latter demonstrated that she was quite the superior in speed. Mr. and Mrs. Godfrey expect to go to Newcastle shortly and embark in the photograph business. They have the best wishes of a host of friends in this com- munity for their success. Dave Fakler, formerly of Crook county, but later of Weston, is now a justice of the Peace at Newcastle. Since he left here Dave has also been admitted to the bar and is a very successful lawyer. About thirty citizens of Balmotal filed a petition with the county commissioners for authority to incorporate as a village. The petition was granted, and Tuesday, April APRIL 14, 1977 THE SUNDANCE TIMES 20, was named when an election shall take place to vote on the proposition and to elect officers. DISMISSED April 5 - Maude Florence Hutchins. ADMrITED April 8 - James Fraser April 10 - Lorey Anderson Nearly 28,000 veterans received rehabilitation through the ministration in fiscall 1976. RESCHEDULED AUCTION SALE , Directly behind Getter Trucking in East Gillette, SATUROAY, APRIL 16, 11:00 CONSTRUCTION EQUIPMENT hduding: TD-25 IHC Crawler TDE 4980 tractor angle dozer, ripper---Kenworth truck IHC Crawler tract TDC Loboy, 40 ton capacity, tandem axle---Cat. #12 grader---pickups, cars etc. JAMES TOMEK ESTATE, OWNER R. A. "DICK" MADE]R & ASSOCIATES, AUCTIONEERS Gillette, Wyo. Ph 307/682-3382 / We've put it all together For Spring Gardening, See Us for: * TORO LAWN MOWERS *TORO GARDEN TILLER * GARDEN RAKES, HOES AND LAWN RAKES * SCOTTS LAWN FERTILIZER * LAWN CARTS AND WHEELBARROWS * WE HAVE A POWER RAKE FOR RENT um O rain ph. 283-10~5 , ,,,:, ...F~,~,*rd Petersen