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i FIVE YEARS AGO May 6, 1965 ~pprox[n~ately 300 acres of grass and timber land, mostly on the Edward Blakeman ranch in the Carlile area, was scorched by Sire last week. Sundance residents will head for the .polls Tuesday to elect a mayor and 'two councilmen. Two full party tickets and an indep- endent candidate are in the run- nin, g ~or fihe three seats. The CB&Q Railroad April 28 brought suit against Crook coun- ty for $7,285.27 in 1963 taxes which it has paid under protest. The railroad claims the tax was levied on erroneous and illegal valuation and assessments set by the Wyoming Board of Equ,aliza- tion. The Northeastern Wyoming Hereford Association .Monday sold 53 registered ,bulls at an av- erage price of $393.11 during its spring sale in Sundance.Top price of the sale was $975. TEN YEARS AGO May 5, 1960 ~History was made in Sundanee last .week when the first dirt was `broken for constru~ion of the Crook County ~Memorial Hospital. Completion date ~or *the hospital is ~Nov. 21. The Crook County Weed and Pest Board said this week it has hired Dave Fraser of Sundanee as weed and pest inspector. ~raser is the ~ixst weed and pest inspector the county has had. ~erb ~Stech, Stmdance business- man who ~,vned the ~Model Grocery, died here suddenly April 27. He would ,have been 57 May 30. The Community Facilities an- nounced this week approval of a $15,000 advance to Sundance for planning water ~cilities. The Hulett grade and high school teaching st~ffs for the 1960-61 school year have been completed. Jim 'Bare will con- tinue as superintendent. FIFTEEN YEARS AGO May 5, 1955 ~rlis (Buck) ~Binney, owner of Buck's Standard Service Station in Sundance, is recovering satis- factory from severe injuries he received Saturday morning when a car tire e~cploded as he was repai~ring R. Nearly 1 inches of moisture, in form of rain and snow, soaked the Sundance area Monday night and Tuesday and relieved a dry condition brought on 'by a mild heat wave w.hieh ~ent texnpera- tures as high as 80 degrees. Members of the Sundance IDOF Lodge sawed barley Sun- day at the John Binney vanch sottth of Sundarme. The plant is an annual affair and .this year money from the ,barley wi']:l be used Co he$p build up a fund to conrstru~t a new ~OOF ]edge. Sale of East Side Cabins by Mn~. George Richards was made ~day 1 to Orlo Jackson, Torring- ton. TWENTY.FIVE YEARS AGO May 3, 1945 In recent weeks, ~he highway department has i~mproved im- mensely the creek crossing near he Legion .hall in Sundanee. Widened by several feet, three new pipes were placed in the creek bed to ,take care of the high water flow and the sides were rocked up. &bou 700 deer mere pushed back into the hills ~riday in the vichaity of the Willi,am ~einbold place near Beutlaih. ~Ryst of them were back the following day. After a visit CO Lake Cook, Ranger Cochran reports the lake is ~1 of water and the overflew is in fair condition with a normal [low. The spring runoff ~s the lightest in years. A flock of ~v~al ,hundred Canadian geese ~vexe on the lake. ~With ,city elections less than a week away, no one has ~iled for the office of mayor nor for e~ther of the f0wo council seats. Asked if he was a ea~ndidate ~or re-elec- tion, C. D. l~berts who has .been mayor the last 15 years, express- ~e himself decisively saying "the ~t mayvr won't be me." A~lva - Dillon ~uland has trap- ~ped 12 beaver this winter and has some fine pelts to show for his work. FIFTY YEARS AGO May 5, 1920 A wire has just ,been received stating that Governor Carey had appointed attorney Harry llsley as judge of the Seventh Judicial District. Never mind. The romantic gink .who intimated ,that it wou~Id be nice to have the o~her 18 in- ches of snow, making an even 12 feet for the winter, is being 'hotly pursued with the gen,tle ob- ject of instantaneous beheading. Snowfall duriag the month of April was 25 inches. The pre- sent ou,tlook can only be dis- couraging .to our ranchers who are detained by the unusually ,heavy rains. Farrall Notes - Ellsbury and Sort .have ,set u:p small sawmill and are getting some lumber sawed, using ,their tractor power. Roy and Glen Cameron have had a small outfit for years. They have about 19,000 feet of logs in readiness to cut. The vote for the continuation of the high school here was un- animous ,when the ,annual school meeting was held in Sundance. SEVENTY YEARS AGO May 4, 1900 The feasibility of bringing ,water .for the city f~om springs on 'Mrs. Sanford's ran~ch is be- ing considered by ~he city coun- cil. If this is done, the source of the present system will be abandoned, as it is said to be sadly inadequate for domestic and fire purposes. Sundance was severed from the rest of ~he ~~rld several days this week, the telephone line be- ,tween ~here and '~lah having been out of repair and our east- ern mall ,being 24 hours late on account of the change in the train service. Work on the frame part of the flour mill :continues uninterrupt- ed. The ~ou:ndation was exeut- ed by J. S. Vest and sons and is pronounced first class. Henry Reinecke is building the engine room of sand rock. THE SUNDANCE TIMES Sundance, Wyo. May 7, 1970 Refrigerators. washers Dryers - Dishwashers Small Appliances Toasters. Mbcers. etc. All Power Tools, Lawn ]flowers. Expert Technician Frigidaire. 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