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members of Sundance Scout Troop No. 62 are during their troop meeting Monday night. The troop dis. plays the presidential award and the blue ribbon it won at the annual scout exposition in Spear. fish Saturday. I [CONTINUINO THE CROOK COUNTY NEWS !s ',! DANCE, WYOMING 82729 Official Newspaper for Crook County, City of Sundance and U. S. Land Office Seventy.first Year Number 16 THURSDAY, APRIL 17, 1969 ! 20,000 Missing !j;fter mini County Clerk Francis He|de said Tuesday the organizational meeting for the county's school reorganization committee will be held in Sundance May 5. The session will be held at the oo,r,,ou~e starting at1:30 p.m. Appoin'ted to the committee "~o represent the various school dis- 'l|~hieves broke in to the Union tricts in the county are: Jay R. |~h ~ank, Uvton, .Sunday night Durfee, District 1; Robert ~riewe, |~:arly ,Monday and escaped with District 2; Harvey Talley Jr., Dis. |~,PrOximately $20,000 in cash tric 8; iMax Evans, District 11; i|"urn the bank's steel vault. H.R. Barbeur, District 10; ,Ray. |k)4rs. Alice 'It Ackerman, the mond Petersen, District 16; Lee |~'s president, said the total E. Tromble, District 29; and Jw |~ Would not be determined Nuekolls, Crook County High |h~t, il late Tuesday because five School District. I~ deposit boxes ~vere also Attending the session will be Lewis W. Finch, chief, Division r,.~ bank had no burglar of ~Researeh and Development, ~" system, according to Mrs. Wyoming Department of Educa- "~rraan. tion. thh~tt Werner, special agent.in : ge of the F I's Denver office, ,u,rUS'0J'un, BUS ~l the theives pried off a back i~to the bank and then used Driver 0unkt ~:" guarding ~che vault and then lato the vault itself. ~g investigated but he did not "~aOrate. Supt. Gerald Wolfe said Wed- nesday that a new grade school custodian and a school ,bus driver will be needed for next year. ,Wolfe said that Marvin Willis, present grade school custodian, has resigned effective at the end of the school year. Willis will be moving to Buffalo, Wyo. A school bus driver will also be needed for the 1-90 route fol- I~A $Undance girl, ,Peggy Dillon, lowing recent board action which hl~'a~ong the 34 northeast Wyo- ruled out teachers driving on a s~qg Young people in the Sheri- regular contract basis. -In l~l ~ ks .lodge jurisdiction who ,Wolfe said interested persons h,'.e entered brochures in the should contact him at the school. K~.s YOuth programs and who i,?v' been invited ~ an }mnors Ounlicate Bridan quet Saturday. dinner has been planned A five-table Howell movement tl'vl,~,ae Sheridan Elks youth ac- was played Tuesday night during ~s committee as part of the the regular weekly meeting of ~Q ~r~gram o further develop, the Sundance Duplicate Bridge ~,gnize and reward high caliber Club. ~,Lg Americans of the area who ~ Willing o participate in the ~esults of the play ~vere: 1. Gerry Thompson and Carl 'Mayer; ~'~ Programs. 2. ~etty Jean Durfee and Wanda ~h~h~ banquet will be held at Haptonstall and Ethel Sharp and ac-~nerldan Elks home starting Art ~chelldorf; and 4. Anna Dur- "' ~:30 P.m. fee and ~ildred Durfee. JANICE DAVIS REBECCA SMITH .Max..Min. Prec. .May 8 .................... 75 30 .45 .May a .................... 75 31 0 .May 10 .................. 65 :~1 0 May II .................. 67 39 0 ,May 12 .................. 62 3@ .03 "May 13 ................ 65 38 0 "May 14 .................. 65 37 .19 The Sundance Commercial Club, at a busy session Friday night, gave its approval to an Armed Forces Day banquet honor- ing the remaining personnel at Sundance Air Force Station. Mayor G. W. ,(:Buster) Popham touched off the discussion when he said that few men remained at the station and that the club should show its appreciation of them by ,playing host to some sort of celebration during the Armed Forces Day event in ,May. Popham pointed out to the club that the station has played host to the public on Armed Forces Day since it became operational Ted Rounds suggested that a banquet be held on the order of the club's discontinued annual banquet. Club member's alaproved the banquet and President Lyle Warner named Glen Wyatt, Alvcn Reimer and Popham to a commit- tee to proceed with plans for the banquet. In other business, the club set up a commercial develop:ment committee ,which will work to get a school or center at ,the Sun- dance AFS facilities and to de- velop a Bear Lodge ski area, Serving on this committee will be R. M. ,Bernd, Paul Sharp, Nora Reimer and Warner. Warner told the club that ttarry Roberts, state superin- tendant of public instruction, who toured the site last ~veek, felt that the best bet to utilize the facilities ,.was to work with the ,Bureau of Indian affairs. Popham said that ,Roberts felt that .this area is too sparsely populated for a vocational school. House To Open house at Crook County Library in Sundance will be held Monday. The annual event recog- nizes National Library Week which starts April 20. County pioneers, senior citi- zens and library patrons have all been invited to attend the open house. The event opens at 1:30 p:m. Mrs. Mabel Brown, editor of ".Bits and `pieces" is expected to attend and show pictures of inter- est. List of entrants in the Sun- dance Commercial Club's Miss Crook County Scholarship l~ag- eant has reached its final total of ]0. Latest pageant contestants are Rebecca Lee Smith, daughter of .Mr. and ~rs. Eldon ~. Smith, and Janice Carol Davis, daughter of ,Mr. and "Mrs. Clayton Davis. Both are from Moorcroft. Rebecca, a senior at ,Moorcrofi high school, plans to attend Cas- per College to study in elemen- tary education. The 5-ft. 6 in. hazel-eyed, light brown haired "Miss Smith will sing a solo in the talen~t event. She has participated in FHA, Paul Sharp, a member of the county hospital board said, how- ever, that the Lutheran Hospitals and Homes Society is still inter- ested in the site but has not com- mitted itself yet to setting up a school for medical technicians. Sharp said that he and R. ~I. ,Bernd are still working on the matter. Bcrnd said that Senators Gale McGee and Cliff tIansen arc also working ,on the project. Sharp told the club that a second doctor is desperately need- ed here to assist Dr. Zane Kime. IIe said the hospital board is in contact with two doctors at the (Continued on Last Page, Sec. 1) e For Vacancies Su, pt. Gerald Wolfe said this week that many applications are being received for vacancies on the Sundance teaching staffs. New feachers already signed include Walter Quillian, Grade 3; and ,Mrs. Patricia Mundt, Grade 1. Quillian is presently teaching the Rifle Pit school while Mrs. Mundt is a ,BHSC graduate. Wolfe said applications for the high school principal position have been received and that a candidate will be interviewed this week. Teachers ,who ~'ill not be re- turning to the elementary school next year are Mrs. Martha Nel- son and Miss Wanda Lundgren, Grade 1; Mrs. Faith Shuck, music; and Mrs. Leonard Sherman, Grade 3. High school teachers not re- turning are: Leonard Sherman, who will return to school; E. Michael Hinds, who will teach in a California junior college; and Gerry Thompson, ,~ho will attend the University of (Montana. SHS Seniors To "An Apple for Eve," a three- act comedy, will be presented Friday and Saturday at the high school by the Sundance senior class, Curtain time for the produc- tion is 8 p.m. Pep Club and 4-H and enjoys stamp collecting and working with horses. She is sponsored by the Beef & Bridle 4-II Club. Janice, another "Moorcroft high school senior, plans to attend Flathead Valley Community Col- lege, Kalispell, ,Mont. Her sponsor in the pageant is the Prairie Pals 4-H Club. Jan/ce is 5 ft. 6 in. tall, has green eyes and light brown hair. In the talent section, she will give a reading. She ,'has been ac- tive in cheerleading and Pep Club and enjoys outdoor sports, cooking, sewing, domestic activ- ities, reading and traveling.