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One of A Series: Conservation Practices -- Good and Bad Another in the series of pic- tures illustrating good and bad conservation practices shows con- tour strip cropping on the Strait- or Clark ranch. Level rows of winter wheat bordered by last year's stubble tend to hold the snow and pre- vent the fields from blowing. Contour strip cropping also tends to hold moisture and prevent runoff. A PEEK At the Past FIVE YEARS AGO May 3, 1951 Sundance voters will name mayor and three city councilmen season Sunday. The town team will play Tilford in its opening game in the Northern Black Hills league. TEN YEARS AGO Sundance school band and ::~ its individual members won dis- tinctive honors for themselves, their director and the town last a Saturday when they competed with other bands in the first an- in municipal elections to be held Tuesday. Three parties have filed candidates for the posts in the most talked about city election in several years. The first forest fire of the sea- son burned approximately 40 acres in the Bear Lodge over the week- end. The fire hit in the Blacktail Creek area near the Neiman and Griffis ranches. If the month of April is an in- dication, the Devils Tower Nation- al Monument will be seen by a lot of people this year. During April 1,482 people entered the monument. This is 662 more people than visited the monument during the same period last year. Ivan Cressman was elected com- mander of Crook County Post No. 45 of the American Legion of Sun- nual northeastern Wyoming music festival held at Gillette. Rated l as "Superior", the band won the l highest honors possible in the event. The earliest lightning-caused fire on record in the Bear Lodge oc-i curred April 9 on land owned by Carl Schleichardt, south and east of Wonderview Park. Dick Dudley announced this week that May 6 he would reopen the Sandwich Shop in Sundance. This establishment has been closed since April 1 when Leonard Fel- ton, who had leased the business from Dudrey, retired from the busi- ness. I New Haven -- Garnet Ho, back relm'ned home late Saturday from1 his trip to southern Missouri where [ he bought another farm close to1 the one he has. Garnet says the] fruit is ah'eady on the trees down1 there, some gar(len stuff is ready[ for use and that the strawberries are ahnost ripe. A eoutlty work crew has been busy during lhe past week refloor- ing lhe band stand in tim court- house square. When the flooring is completed, the stand will I)c painted and then a roof built over the entire structure. FIFI'EI~N YEARS AGO May 1, 1941 Sixteen young men left Sundance by bus Tuesday at noon for Chey- enne where they will be inducted into the army, with the cheers and good wishes of friends and neigh- bors ringing in their ears. A good crowd attended the sale of 40 bulls held at the L. H. Rob- inson ranch Saturday. $300 was the highest sale made and was paid by Jim Bush. The average price for the animals was $154.03. While working on one of the tanks at the refinery, Ralph Wat- ice Station. Beulah -- The was held Saturday. ments in the way of a lunch coun- ter and the best of music resulted in one of the largest crowds ever collected in a dance hall. In re- ality, it was a mob and for prac- tically the entire evening, it was ahnost impossible to get around. Arch Creek -- C. M. Reed had quite a fire at his ranch Sunday. They were burning weeds and the fire got into the timber and they had a hard time geting it out. Personal Items Among those from this area at- tending the Shrine Spring Cere- monial in Sheridan this last week- end were Mr. and Mrs. Harry Johnson, Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Vines, Mr. and Mrs. Bill Durfee, Mr and Mrs. Don Rounds, Mr. and Mrs. Ed Mathews of Sundance; Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Dennis of New !Haven and Mr. and Mrs. Tom E1- som of Carlile. Ed Mathews was initiated and became a member of Episcopal Guild White opening dance Sale - Wednesday evening, MaY New improve-i7 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. _ Thursday day - 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mr. and Mrs. Cecil Crago boys and Mr. and Mrs. John and family attended the sh0~' Spearfish Sunday afternoon. Mr. and Mrs. O. (7;-D-inkinS family visited at the WoodroW V~ home near Beulah Sunday. Orlo Jackson was in Torrin~7 on business Wednesdav thr0-~ Friday. " i~~ Mr and Mrs DuWavne and family moved into "their home Sunday. ~ C. D. Roberts visited with~ sister Mrs Axel Ostlund in 6ille~ Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. Bud Miler r~v~ into the home they recently ri chased Sunday. 52-piece set Rogers' Silve~ Special . $29.95. Lee's PhaS~ Mr. and Mrs. Dave Gerber~ family of Osage visited at the~ Wood home Sunday. In the~"_,~ noon all called at the J. D. l'~ home. son fell from the ladder, which the Shrine. came down on him, and fractured 52-piece set Rogers' Silverware. his leg. Special $29.95. Lee's Pharmacy. Just before midnight Saturday, Mr. and Mrs. Adrian Kipp and April 26, John Bunney, 85, of Aladdin died at the Sundance hos- pital. He was admitted the day before and death was due to old age. Four South Dakota persons es- caped serious injury Thursday af- ternoon when the automobile in which they were riding was badly damaged when it missed a curve six miles west of Beulah. daughters had dinner in Spearfish Sunday and spent the afternoon touring the Hills towns. Mr. and Mrs. Harold Bernd and Cindy and Mrs. George Beagle spent Sunday in Gillette visiting Mrs. Beagle's mother, Mrs. Kate Swartz, and Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Davis. Episcopal Guild White Elephant TWENTY YEARS AGO Sale - Wednesday evening, May 9 - April 30, 1936 ]7 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.. Thursday all day - 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. ....Seely -- Jim McCluree purchasedI Guests at the John Binney home uu more sncep ann t~ay 1oorsettl Sundav were Mr and Mrs Ray- helped him move them from near m nd" ~ " "~": .... ,~ ...:a ~M~. ewis Tower to Elkhorn whereIO C Douglas of Unton they will be pastured for some l "Mr: and Mrs. Will'am Blakeman time. were overnight guests at the home: Quite a number of cases of con- tagious diseases in the community at the present time; smallpox, scarlet fever and chicken pox. No one has been very ill, however. Grocery Specials: Hershey Choc- olate, ~/2 lb. - 10c; 23 bars P&G Laundry Soap - $1.00; Gallon Pears, Syrup Pack - 61c; Pink Salmon one pound can - 13c, two for 25c. The West Side Grocery and Serv- of their son, Merle BIakeman, and family of Sheridan Tuesday night enroute to Palouse, Wash. to visit the Robert McPherson family. Mr. and Mrs. Floyd Carr and family spent Saturday at the Jerry Carr home. NOTICE TO CREDIT01~ In the Matter of the Estate d Lucian Holbrook Robinson,.~ known as Lucian H. Robi~: and as L. H. Robinson, Deceased. Notice is hereby given ters testamentary have been ed to the undesigned the District Court of Crook Wyoming, in the above that all persons having against said estate are file them with the vouchers in the office of the of the above named court, exhibit them with the vouchers on or before six after April 26, 1956, the the first publication of this to the undersigned Sundance State Bank in Wyoming, and if such not so filed or exhibited, be forever barred. Dated April 26, 1956. Jay Durfee, ExecUt~ Reynolds & Lathrop, Attor~eP April 26-May 3-10