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of the Summit Con- are shown exca- on the curve near Trailer Court in Where a 14-foot cut to bring the old to the elevation of Highway Dept. B engineer, said that approximate- ly 40,000 yards would be hauled from the excavation. The dirt is being hauled west near Crook County Refinery and near the new bridge shown in picture. Roberts s.~id the remaining 8,000 yards of dirt would' be hauled east starting Thursday m! ....... to build up the highway near the Standard Oil bulk station. Excavation of the highway through town will not start until the dirt has been hauled. Rob- erts said exc-wating would start on the west side of Sundance and continue east. Most Thoroughly Read Newspaper In The Black Hill~ COAO"IA/UIA/G ,.Hs CA?fAgff COUA/I'Y .AVAFI4/8 for Crook County, Town of 8undance and United States Land 0fflce 8UNDANCE, WYOMING THU RSDAY, MAY 6, 1954 Number 18 Newcastle FFA, Bull Sale Falls With $367 Average I ulls Sold " $15,420 $885, Bull Hereford at the 20th Wyoming recorded an Total sales to to reach last price of $383 sold. the grand with a bull Ranch Mental Health Week Celebrated May 2-8; PTA to See Films Stressing the theme, "Healthy Bodies Need Healthy Minds," Men- tal Health Week is being held May 2-8. Mrs. Mamie McAnally said that two mental health films would be shown at next Tuesday's meeting of the Sundance PTA. The county welfare director said the purpose of Mental Health Week is the spreading of up-to-date information on mental health and illness. In line with that, Mrs. McAnally said her office had ma- terial on mental health which can be loaned to interested persons. Campbell County 4-H Teams Win Judging A Campbell county 4-H club and the Newcastle FFA team swept team judging honors Saturday at the judging contests in Sundance held in connection with the 20th sale of the Northeastern Wyom- ing Hereford Association. The story was different among the high individual judgers where Larry Keyser of the Bear Lodge FFA chapter scored 361 points to win the FFA judging. Bill Bar- low of Campbell county was the high 4-H judger. In the senior FFA judging, New- castle clinched first place with 1043 points, a slim 25 points ahead of Newell which finished with 1018. The Bear Lodge chapter placed fourth with 983 points. In the freshman FFA division, the Sundanee first year judgers tContinued on Last Page. Sec. 17 ICity Council Okays IGraveling of Streets Berger Fined For Assault After Reversal In a paper filed April 30 in Dis- trict Court, John Berger, Oshoto rancher was fined $50 and costs by Judge G. A. Layman on an assault charge. Berger was fined for assault af- ter the state had failed to hold a new trial within 30 days after the Wyoming Supreme Court had re- versed the conviction of Berger on a charge of assault with intent to commit manslaughter. And papers filed here Feb. 13 in District Court by attorneys for Glover showed that $15,000 dam- ages awarded to Lee Glover, shot by Berger, had not yet been paid. Glover filed a suit to set aside a deed against John, Minnie, and Harry Berger. Berger had deeded ~Continued on Last Page, Sec. I Temperature Climbs .After Snow, Winter Weather Hits County Temperatures climbed Wednes- day in Crook county as winter re- turned for several days last week. Following the year's high of 75 on April 27, temperatures plung- ed as low as nine degrees May 3 following two inches of snow last Saturday. The readings: Max. Min. Prec. April 27 .................. 75 41 0 April 28 ................. 70 32 0 April 29 .................. 35 18 0 April 30 ................. 39 20 0 May 1 ...................... 34 19 .12 May 2 .................... 31 17 .02 May 3 .................... 45 9 0 Hulett Creek Area to Get AEC Tests The Atomic Energy Commission April 27 asked for bids on 16,000 feet of core and non-core drilling in the Hulett Creek area in Crook co,nty. Bids will be publicly opened at 10 a.m. May 14 at the AEC offices in Denver. The commission said the successful bidder must provide four complete drill units. The AEC, in asking for the bids, thus continues its program of ex- "Continued on Last Page. See 1, brugby I City t ," e-- -,Cleanup Drive in ' A. Williams [ D." S~he2:ddO,byI the.le'.lSet by ClubI Council five bulls he $2540 for a Page. Sec. 1~ Athletics First Practice i, e?nup Ru.s 9 22 Weeds, Rubbish Face Cleanup Drive The Sundance Commercial Club's Cleanup project in Sundance Mon- day night received the backing of the Sundance City Council. Mayor C. D. Roberts issued a proclama- tion setting the Cleanup project for May 9-22. Mrs. Jay Durfee, who had been leading the project for the busi- ness group, appeared before the council Monday night to discuss the cleanup time. Stressed by the council for the '(Continued on Last Page, See. 1) Norwegian to Visit Month In County A 21-year-old Norwegian youth will visit Crook county for 30 days as an International Foreign Youth Exchange delegate according to County Agent Willet Keyser. The delegate is Johannes Aus- brien of Ringsaker Aasmark, Nor- way. Ausbrien will visit in the county from May 14 until June 15. Keyser said the delegate would spend his first week with John Jeso sen at Moorcroft. Following his Crook county vis- it, Ausbrien will spend a month each in Campbell and Weston counties. The Norwegian, a 4-H member and leader, is especially interested in farm mechanization and the rural youth program. bake sale will old Durfee the Sundance at 9 a.m. sale chair- would m. until 5 p.m. persons who the sale may that persons get to the phone The Huckins on Thursday articles for the With the weather more suitable !for ice hockey, plans were set last Friday night to return the Sun. dance baseball club to the diam- ond. Two main developments stemm- ed from the session. Named as co- managers for the 19~4 club were O. C. Dinkins and Woody Vore, beth veteran ballplayers. Initial practice for the Athletics (Continued on, Lut Pap, ~ 2) * The downfall of muddy streets in Sundance may have arrived with the announcement by the Sundance City Council Monday that all streets and alleys in the city, with the exception of those to be paved, would be graveled. The council said that the streets would be graveled with reject gra- vel from Sundance Mountain where Summit Construction Co. is crush- ing gravel [or use on the highway here. The gravel will be bought from kndy Policky at two cents a ton. The council said that the city would buy two used dump trucks to haul the gravel from the moun- tain to the streets. Commission Order Extends Sand Creek Fishing to Nov. 30 A supplemental fishing order issued April 27 by the state Game and Fish Commission extends the fishing season on Sand Creek from Oct. 31 until Nov. 30. The commission said the order was passed to allow as much fish- ing as possible and especially dur- ing the deer season in that area. Ray Robinson, lames Ewing in Sheriff Race The list of candidates for nomo ination as county sheriff was swell- ed to four this week when Amos Ewing became the first Democrat 'to announce his candidacy and Ray Robinson became the third Repub- lican to enter the race. Previously two Republicans had thrown their hats in the ring. They are Logan Brimmer and John Blakeman. Ewing, former Houston Creek rancher, is city marshal of Sun- dance while Robinson, former Oshoto rancher, was at one time Sundance marshal. Candidat:e AMOS EWING Latest to announce his candi- dacy for Crook county sheriff is Amos Ewing (above) Sun- dance city marshal. Ewing, 49, has lived in Crook county since 1912 when he settled in Gov- ernment Canyon with his folks after coming, here from North Dakota where he was born. In 1926, Ewing began nmeh/ag on Houston Creek ne~ Sundsnce nd remained ~ until INS when he sold ouL~ Ewing has been city since the fall of 1953 ~~ ing in the post for two early in 1958.