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Nisland Coach Signed As SHS Coach for 1954 Two of the teaching vacancies at Sundance high school have been filled for next year, Supt. Frank Wagner said this week. William Schmidt, 37-year-old Lead, S. D. native, has been nam- ed to the coaching spot here fol- lowing an interview with the high school board April 12. Schmidt, a BHTC graduate, has coached at Nisland, S. D. high school for the last two years. He previously coached two years at Hurley, S. D. and was assistant football coach at BHTC in 1948 and 1949. INow working on-his Master's degree at the University of Wyo- ming, Schmidt will teach history and social studies. He replaces Tead Weaver who resigned recent- ly to accept the coaching spot at Upton. ! Second teacher signed was Mrs. Willet Keyser who will teach sci- ence in both high schools. Mrs. Keyser, a University of Wyoming graduate will take the position va- cated by Chet Garrett who has re- signed to go into the ranching business. Mrs. Maurine Drus, left, of the county superintendent's of- fice is shown presenting the $4.00 first prize to Joan Mahoney of Hulett after Miss Mahoney had repeated as winner of the county spelling contest held here Saturd.~y. Tweaty students in the county participated in the oral an(t written contest. Miss Mahoney also won the contest last year. Shown above, left to right, are Mrs. Drus, Miss Mahoney, Shirley Oudin, Barlow Canyon school, who won second prize of $2.50, and Joy Morris of Hulett, third prize winner of $1.50. CLEANUP WEEK PROCLAMATION WHEREAS it has been deemed proper that a cleanup drive be held in Sundance, I, C. D~Roberts, by virtue of the power invested in me as Mayor of the Town of the City of Sundance, do hereby proclaim that a Cleanup campaign will be held in Sundance May 9.22 for the purpose of eliminating weed patches, junk, and rubbish heaps. Proclaimeet this 3rd day of May, 1954. C. D. ROBERTS, Mayor --A.E.C. (Continued from First Page) ploratory drilling to increase known deposits of source material in the United States. The commission said it would reserve the option to end drilling operations in the Hulett Creek ar-i ea after 75 percent of the drilling had been performed, or require all or any part of an additional 25 percent. Bid forms and specifications may be obtained from the AEC, P. O. Box 7647, Lakewood Branch, Den- ver, Colo., or Room 204, Building 40, Denver Federal Center, Den- ver, Colo. wCleanup (Continued from First Page) cleanup period were the burning and cutting of weed patches, clean- ing up of rubbish heaps, elimina- tion of outdoor toilets and removal of junked automobiles. The Sundance Volunteer Fire Department has already agreed to burn weeds for persons if people will first notify them that they have weeds to burn. Elimination of outdoor toilets faces a July 1 deadline set by the city. On that date, property with- in 100 feet of the sewer system must be connected to the system. Houses over 100 feet from the sys- tem must install cess pools. Eighth ,Graders [Hulett to E.iect Mayor, Get Diplomas Here May 15 ITwo Councilmen Tuesda, Featuring a program made up of numbers presented by the var- ious schools, graduation exercises for the eighth grade students from the county schools will be held May 15. Mrs. Joe Drus of the county supcrintendent's office said the exercises would be held in the Sundance gym starting at 9:30 a.m. Following the graduation cere- monies, the graduates will attend a free show at the Commercial Theater in the afternoon. The ~how i~'~being sponsored by The Sundance Times. Lunch will be served at noon at the school l{mchroom by the Meth- odist Ladies Aid. Hulett voters will go to the polls May tl to elect a mayor and two eoncilmen with several can- didates running for the offices. Complete tickets were not avail- able as The Sundance Times went to press. Irvin Knapp is the present may- olf of Hulett. Councilmen whose four year terms are up are Harold Wells, Sr. and Art Morgan, Jr. Positions on the council carry a :four year term while the mayor serves two years. Holdover coun- cilmen are Jack Vasey and Wilbert LOng, both of whom were elected in May, 1952. i .i.hwayOe0t ILei o ,50ooo e on Post In New Equipment At ,heir fourth regular ..,on]ElEctS Jackson of the year, May 13, Wyoming highway commissioners will open IA -- n on of new cars, ti'ucks and heavy IbUlllllUdUlU0l equipment. The department will trade in l nine cars, three dump trucks and] The Sundance American Legion a platform truck and four other~post Tuesday night elected Wayne items of equipment including three [ Jackson commander for next year. tractors. ]Jackson succeeds Everett Shipek. R. J. Templeton, purchasing and] Other officers elected by the equipment engineer, said the trade- ~ post were Paul Sharp, vice-com- in value runs around $18,000. ]mander; Bob Sherrard, adjutant Another large construction let-lend Scotty Gladstone, finance of- ting is also set for May 13 but es-lficer. timates on some of the larger, The post's appointive officers projects have not yet been com. [were not named at the meeting. pleted. ] Jackson is expected to fill the ap- [ pointive offices at the June meet- Senior FHA Chapter ]ing. Holds Final Party ] The last party of the year for[nzwlm~ ~m ,nanE. ~p..... Sale the S--dance ~1o~ FHA cha~lriannea l,~ext weeK ter .was held April 28 at th*lRv Church Women school. Members and their dates'--" ........ m~:~ft;dge at the party. ~'flm,evening, dancing and e~~t -were held. C~/rS~ ~ ~verly the st,,. m.- A White Elephant sale, bazaar and parcel poet sale has been plan. ned for May 14/and 15 by the Women's Auxiliary of the Episco- pal church. Starting at 6 a.m. both days, the event will be held in the empty btflld/ng next to bee's Pharmacy. Cancer Drive Lags Badly In Final WeekI As the 1954 cancer drive swung into its final week in Crook coun- ty, only $147.50 had been received toward the county's $640 quota. Of that amount, $65.50 had been sent directly to Cheyenne and was credited to the county Mrs. James M. Young and Mrs. Julius Hewes, co-chairmen of the fund drive, urged all people who have not donated to the drive, to do so during the last week. The chairmen said donations could either he mailed to them or could be placed in Cancer fund cans at various business houses in the county. Fire Dept. Plans Ball to Complete Pay On Resuscitator The Sundance Volunteer Fire Department has scheduled a Fire- men's Ball for May 29 to raise funds to complete payments on the resuscitator purchased some time ago by the department. The ball will be held at the Legion hall in Sundance on Satur- day, May 29. Admission to the ball will be 75 cents per person with the Cressman orchestra fur- nishing the rythm for the dance. fell 'era, you saw It su The Times~ --Berger (Continued ~TOm First Page) over all his property to his son Harry Oct. 6, 1952. The assault charge against Ber- ger stemmed from a shooting in September, 1951 when Berg'er shot Glover and fired at Henry Boles, both Oshoto ranchers. In a Dis- trict Court trial in Sundance, Ber- get was sentenced to 2-3 years for assault with intent to commit man- slaughter. Berger appealed the conviction and the state Supreme Court re- versed the decision. The high court ordered the state to either hold a new trial or convict Berger of assault. Berger was also fined $100 for assault and battery against Glover. (;lover was also awarded $15,000 in damages, a derision upheld by the state Supreme Court. --Baseball (Continued from First Page) has been set for Sunday at 2 p.m. All players are urged to attend the practice at 2 p.m. Other discussion at the meeting concerned equipment and getting the field in shape. Dick Durfee was named to discuss the problem of night games with TCEA officials here. The Sundance club has been idle since 1952. However, a review of Commercial Theater SUN'DANCE q'00P M Friday, Saturday May 7, 8 "BACK TO GOD'S COUNTRY" In Technicolor Starring Rock Hudson M~ela Anderson Steve Cechran James Oliver Curwood's mighty masterpiece -- saga of a mighty conquest -- Legend of the Yukon! Sunday, Monday Mayg, 10 "ARENA" In Technicolor Starring Cig Young Jean Hagen An action-filled, rip-roaring spectacle! PLUS the playing talent indicates that A CARTOON CARNIVAL around 18 players are available for ~ :! the club. --Bull Sale (Continued from First Page) $508 average. B. F. Lincoln had top sales of $3485 for a $348.50 average. Art Schelldorf's sLx bulls brought $2275 for an average of $379 while Hay Creek Hereford Ranch recorded a $423 average on total sales of $2115. At noon, between the show and the sale, the annual free barbecue was sorved by the Sundance Corn- : inertial Club. Weds., Thursday May 12, 13 "THE KID FROM LEFT FIE, LD" Starring Dan Dailey Anne Bancroft The Bases Are Loaded With Laughs' --Judging (Continued from First finished second with ell copped first place with High Sundance ers were Ken placed second and GuY who finished fourth. Forty-two FFA members ing 28 senior members freshmen judged in the vision. The Wild Horse club 0f bell county won 4-H 1136 points with the River club of Niobrara ing second with 1125. Individual 4-H honors Bill Barlow with 397 Moore of Campbell Jim Rumney of Niobrara 388, and Jim Lane of county, 385. Fifty 4-H members son, Weston, Campbell, and Crook counties contest. Gettin9 the New M. N. Arnold, Belle Ellis Livingston, Sundance Orvin Bennett, Moorcroft Renewals Rodeo Bar, Hulett Ulrich Hawken, SundanCe Ralph Nickelson, Larry Gerwig, La Mesa, Ernest Ista, Hulett Mike Erland, Moorcroft Mrs. Florence M. Spokane, Wash. Belle Belle Fourchef S. p' Friday, Saturday, Evening Shows Saturday Matinee .Double Feature PLUS "IBLACg LAOOON Play Wahoo Sunday, Monday, May 9, 10, Continuous Shows 2:00, 4:30, Monday and Tuesday 9:30 James steWSr June AllySen in "The Glenn Story" Paramount News Wednesday, Evening ShoWS ELIZABETH VIIT IO JOHN L IS From M.O-M! Selected