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MARIE BAKER PEGGY DURFEE CHRISTINE STOLTZ SUSAN SPEIDEL GRACE FARNSWORTH DONNA SCHURICHT THE CROOK COUNTY NEWS WYOMING 82729 Official Newspaper for Crook County, City of Sundance and U. S. Land Office DEER CAPITAL TEN CENTS WORLJD PER COPY Seventy-second Year No. 19 THURSDAY, MAY 7, 1970 Miss Crook County for 1970 will be crowned here Saturday night when the Miss Crook County Scholarship Pageant is held. Six girls are competing for the title in the event sponsored by the Sundance Jaycees. The pageant ~inner will sue- teed Mary Ann Ford and will be- came eli,gible to enter the state pagean,t. This year's event will be held in Che Sundanee high school1 gym. nasitm~ ,starting a 8 ,p.m. Dick Smith, Sundance, ~vil.1 be master of ceremonies. This year's candid,ates and their sponsors .are: Christine Stoltz, Beulah, Make and Bake Club; iMarie Baker, Oshoto, .Hulett ~ebekah Lodge No. 34; Susa,n Speidel, Sundance, Xi Mu c.ha,pter, ,Beta Sigma Phi sorority; Grace ~arns.worth, Moor- .crv/.t, Prairie Pals 4-H Club; ,Peg- gy Durfee, Sundance, Xi Theta chapter, Beta Sigma Phi; and Donna Schuricht, ~Ioorcro~t, Moorcroft .Farm Bureau. A guest at the 'pageant will be Sandr~ Grim, Miss Wyoming for 1969. Other guesCs will include Mary Ann Ford, ~Iiss Crook County for 1969; and Josie Vote, Miss Crook Co.unty/.or 1968. Both Miss Grim and Miss Voxe will sing as will Dave Paden, BRSC student. Dime Horses BarSold May4 Sa,le of the Dime tIorseshoe Bar in Sundance to Gary Jensen, Sundane, was announced this week .by ,Marvin ('Pug) Jones. Ef- fective date o.f the .transaction was .May 4. Jones had purchased the bar in August 1960 g.rom W. L. (Swede) Nussbaum. Judges for the pa.gea~nt will be Kenneth C. N.aramore, GHlette, president, Stocl~me.Ws Bank; Tam Nelson, Spearfish, BftSC j.ournal- ism instructor; Cal Whitaker, Newcastle, high school ,business teaCher; Carol Whitaker, New- castle; and Mrs. Marcia ~Ienry, Newcastle. There will .be no advance ~icket sale ~or the "pageant 'with all tickets ,being sold at the doo~. ,Mrs. ,Barbara Reilly, charm co.m,mittee ,chairman, said re- hearsal's will be held at 6:30 p.m. Friday and at 10 .a.m. Sa~turday in the gymnasium. County Officers To Close Monday For Arbor Day If you're planning on plantir~g a :tree, Monday would be a good day to do it - because ,Monday has been praclaimed as Arbor Day by ,the governor. The day is a le,ga.1 h~>liday in the state and offi,ce.s in the coun- ty courbhouse .w~ll be closed that day. Commercial Club Will Meet Friday Regular meetin,g of the Sun- dance Com,mercial Club will be held Friday night ,at the Aro Care. The club's dinner meetirrg will open a,t 6:30 p.m. , i I ~, ~e~ greened, the leavesAnshow, ,local residents were .1~ tL. sun sh~ne, th.e breeze enjoying the ~varm meather l~t~, atl cavae to ,pass inw~.ich sent .the item'perature zoam- I,'~g ~..yw ~lays as E~e first real ing over the 70 mark. The mer- macY ther thi,s :tear came to |'1~,~ ~ty ~ry climbed ,to 71 Monday. :|"~ ~'L~I~ ~,mtld predict how long Warm weather imoved into the area Saturday ~Ll~.wi.ng a week f~ ~ s~t ~but a beut every-of miserab,le weather ~n which ~k~l/~k~eping a sharp eFe che high temperature readings ~'~ a~ a ~ay snowstorm. Or were .in the 30's and 40's. WStovm ,such as occur- "L -" Year. IMoisture was light during the week and voasi:sted mo.stly ~f [~ brief snow showers. M,oisture for - Girls the week totaled .17 o,f .an inch. The readin,gs: lasses Max. Min. Prec. rk~f April 28 ........... 49 3~i .10 Cookery ~'pril 29 ............ 39 25 .06 '~e . April 30 .............. 44 23 0 ~H~bt~ ~t~.~ratc$ II. irls at May 1 .................. 46 26 .01 ; ~ ll* g ~_~ ~.. ~h school reeenly May 2 .................. 62 28 0 ~, ~es ~f classes on beef May 3 .................. {}8 26 0 |~ty t,*t'onsored ,by the Crook May 4 ................ 71 38 0 E~ ~l'~belles Hi h int o~ |~r~,t the preparing o~ a Highway Accident ,'_~an'a Allen, ~ome eco~ ' ~rl~er, said ~e girls noi Cost in County ~l~ Lt~t to prepm'e a roast "[ ,ttff to make of am/ Totals $88,000 |, 'nlSsloners 1 1111 ~ ~i;.~ named three seleet- [~ f;~ ~ make ,ecom~enda- I~~ en~l health lx>ard 'J~'~. '~re ~ Kummerfeld, ~.~' #erry 'Ista, ~ulett; a~d IbL2*tl , SUndance. Reeo - ~I~'~"~_~ ~'ll ,be made ,to the th isrI sioners ,w o in JT ~ ra~e the appoin4~nents. Cost of highway accidents in Crook county in the [~i~st three months of 1970 was $88,000, ac- cording :to f~gures compiled by the Wyaming Highway Depart- ment and the G~vemor's Office of IIiShwa~, Sa~et~'. The county (igm'es m'e ~r~ken down like hi's: one fatality - $37,000; 1'5 injuTies - $33,000; and 51 property damage accidents - $18,000. ~t~tewide, the total a~cldent cost is $5,251,000 compared to $4,801,000 same period in 19~9. Sundance high school athletes were hon- ored Monday night during the annual letter- men's recognition banquet. Presentation of special awards and letters in football, basket- ball, wrestling, track and cheerleading were made by coaches Dennis Talich and Bob Beau- doin and Mrs. Jean Lakner, cheerleader adviser. Shown above are the recipients of special awards during the banquet. From left to right are Coach Dennis Talich, football and wrestling coach who is leaving and who was honored for his football and wrestling championships; John Tenke, most tackles in a football season (actually based on the last two seasons since he was tied with Jim Viergetz last season1; Jim Viergetz, most valuable football lineman; Tom Pridgeon, most valuable wrestler; Alan Harper, most valuable basketball player; Ed Lee, most improved basketball player; and Gary Roadif- er, athlete of the year, most valuable football back and most improved wrestler. Not shown is Champ Steele, who scored the fastest pin in last season's dual wrestling meets. Reviewing the past were Gena Orr, head cheerleader; Ed Lee, football; Dan Hooper, bas- ketball; Perry Livingston, wrestling; and Alan Harper, track. Paying tribute to Talich for his achieve- ments were junior high coach Earl Gray and Bob Lake, a former SHS athlete. Gary Roadif- er made the award presentation to Talich. Master of ceremonies for the banquet was high school principal Delbert Harbaugh. Dinner music was played by Cindy Bernd. The ban- quet was prepared by Mrs. Ira Sherrard and Mrs. Honey Hooper and served by members of the Pep Club.