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May 9, 1974

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Mayor Ray Buckman hopped aboard a bicycle Tuesday and signed a proclamation designating May 11 as Bike-Hike Day for the retarded. Shown left to right are Marlis Vanlitsenborgh, Bike-Hike chairman; Buckman; Tom Nordenstam, sponsor for the Sundance Youth Association for Retarded Citizens; and Billy Hopson, Sun- dance YARC president. Council 'llm Continued from First Page) The city has a ll0-ft, street fight of way and John Whiting said abandoning 30 feet of the right of way on the north side would result in a 30-ft. right of way which would be adequate. General commissioner Allan Edwards sai'd such action might result in a precedent which the council should consider. City Attorney Cecil Hughes said he felt the city could aban- don a portion d tile street be- cause it has legitimate reasons for " so. He ci, ted such reas- onsdingsafety, nminte~ance and uniformity. The mayo, named Carr, Me- berg arm Edwards to meet with in the involved area and arrive at a recommeadation. Equipment The ommcil also heard a repre- sentative of Miller Equipment Co., Rapid City, di~um new equipment. He said the city's loader and grader are due ,for extensive repmrs and that' it might be worthwhile for the dty to consider new equipment. Price of new loaders runs from $15,000 to $D,000 while a now grader costs $30,000. The council took no action dur- ing ~e meeting and said R would have to ~ the matter fur- ther. ". CLEANUP WEEK B~r, kman told ~il members t,hat the annual Cleanup Week will be held May 17 and 18. It will be a joi~t efft.t between the city, the school, the Lions Club and other interested persons and groups. Buckman said tim local Lions Club will head this year's clean- up effort with Kenneth Montgom- ery directing the efforts Pmmn'e lease The cmmcil also heard Roger and Floyd Brunson ask about leasing some city land for pas- ture. The site, southeast of Sun- dance contains 80 acres. Edwards told the council that a half mile of fencing is needed. Cart said other people had also inquired about leasing the area and he wondered if it was fair to lease the land to the Brunsons. The cotmcil ~ to discuss the matter further before mak- ~nga decision on lea.sing the and. Other Business Buckrnan said a recent change in bookkeeping systems had re- sulted in some confusion for the fire department. He said the department need- ed new hose and believed it had $800 to cover the cost of the hose when actually the department bad exceeded its budget. Buckman said $1500 worth of now hose had been ordered in or- der to keep the city in its ~m-rent fire insurance class'ffic~tiom The mayor said new benches have been completed and will be set out at the post office, Mo- del Grocery, city hall, the conrt- house and near a corm, of the city ~rk. Council members also approved the ismmnce of a limited retail liquor license to Sundance Coun- try Club. # THE SUNDANCE TIMES 8umianee, Wye. May 9, 1974 Borsch Says: Have A Happy Day--- Ron and Clara Orr Ph. 283-1015 Sundance BLOOD PRESSURE SCREENING CLINIC IS SCHEDULED A free hypectension screenin~ program is scheduled in Sun- dance May 16, according to Lyle aud Joyce Snyder, co-chairman for sczeening clinic. Crook County Memorial Hos- pital is sponsoring the clinic in conjunction with the Mountain States Regional Medical Program and the Wyoming Heart Associa- tion. The clinic will be held at the hospital from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. A large tumom from Sundance and the ~ding area is antici- Fated. The Snyders said, "The clinic is a cormnunity service, which fiq free of charge and is designed to detect high blood pressure so that persons can take the nece~ sary actions to prevent related Imalth problems such as hea~ at- tack, stroke and kidney problems. "We urge everyone .to make a point of stopping in for a few minutes and have their blood pressure checked so tlmt other- wise unknown blood pressure ted." problems can be tma . SHS INDUSTRIAL ARTS STUDENTS STATE WINNERS Sundance High School Saturday was named as ,the outstanding Class B school in the state in industrial arts for the third con- secutive year during the state industrial ax~ fair held at Lar- anaie. Industrial arts teacher Dwigi~t Jundt said Stmdance won the traveling trophy for the third time and bropght the trophy home for good this year. Students from the local school had $7 en- tries in fl~is year's fair. Winning divi~on hon~s were: Mike Speidel, open, pool table; seventh grade, group project, book rest; and special educa~on class which won the special ed- ucation division with low cost motor " home with 10 superior ratings, 17 excellent and 15 good. A com- plete list of winners will appear in next week's issue. MUSEUM TO SHOW PIRANESI PRINTS A sdecfion of 24 Piranesi prints will be on display at the Crook County Musetml from May 13 through May 27. The Piranesi exhibit was made available through .the National Endowinent for the Arts. The county mmsenm is open Monday through Friday from 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. The prints are from Giovanni Battista Piranesi's sezies, "Ve- duW Di Roma" (Views from Rome), which began in 1748 and continued until his death in 1778. The entire series consists of .1.37 prints with the subject mat- ter ranging from the ruins of classical Rome to the common- place life of contemporary lSth Centm'y Rome. One Divorce is Granted In District ~ Here One divorce was Monday in district court Judg~ Pad T. Liamos Jr. Carole G. Stauffer divorce from James E. She was represe~ed by Hughes, Sundance. LOCAL GIRLS ARE SECOND IN MEET Coach Mardeil Palmer's dance girls track team second in a dual track Newcastle Thm'sday. ~.~ored 79 points in the Stmdance 53. Scoring first place Sundance were Renee the softball .throw, Julie in the 440; Vieki the rrdle; and Dianne the 100-meter hurdles. Sundance Drive-In Show Time at Dusk OPENING FOR THE SEASON Friday-Saturday, May 10-11 Those "Trinity Boys" Take to the Air O SUNDAY, MAY 12 COME & GET 'EM 1965 CHEVROLET DUMP TRUCK V-8, 5 sp., trans., 2 - sp. axle, 9.00x20 tires. $2795 1973 CHEVROLET 3-SEAT SUBURBAN $3495 1972 CHEVROLET 4WD PICKUP $2895 1968 FORD F-700 DUMP V-8, 5 sp. trans., 2 sp. axle, 9.200x20 tires. 1972 INTERNATIONAL TON 4WD PICKUP $3295 1968 INTERNATIONAL TRAVELALL $1095 $3795 1972 INTERN~ 4WD TRAV $3995 EXCELLENT USED PICKUP TOPPER $150 Tracy Motor Co. Ph. 283-1355 Sundance Our 38th Year of Service