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PEEK AT THE PAST FIVE YEARS AGO Thursday, May 8, 1969 An estimated 15,000-20,000 head of sheep are beLieved to have perished in Crook county during the savage spring storm of April 24-26. Cliffoxd (Mike) Jones and his Delbert had a total of 1,120 head of sheep when the storm started and only 21 live sheep when the stoxm was over. Del- bert said they had sheared Tues- day, April 22, and the storm struck on Thursday. The sheep died Friday morning. A Hulett man has recently re- ceived his second Air Medal fo~ combat flight opermions in Viet- He is Aviation Electrician's Mate First Class Lee A. Dent, son of Mr. and Mrs. Roger L. Dent, Hulett. Miller Creek--The blizzard of last weekend lek ~rom 28-32 inches of heavy wet snow in this vicinity paralyzing traffic on all lvads including highway 14 from Friday evening until Sunday fore- noon when the county snow plow .came thrDt~. Coach Bob Beaudein's Sun- .dance track team placed third :in a field of nine schools at the Omter, S. D. invitational track meet held Friday. FIFTEEN YEARS AGO Thursday, May 7, 1959 Two Hulett men escaped ser- ious injury April 26 when their car left U. S. Highway 14 and rolled over. Driver of the car, which was registered to Violet Hayworth of Hulett, w~s Jack L. I-Iayworth, 19, Hulett. A passenger in the cax was Charles Dirks, 22, also of Hule~t. Mr. and Mrs. Ed Matson of T S~sh have purchased the te-Freez drive-'m in Sundance from Don Policky. Dry conditions in Crook coun- ty which were hampering the growth of grass and crops were eased Moflday when a storm brought rain and snow to the ereEt. The Sundance Bulldogs placbd third in the Powder River Class B conference track meet at Up- ton Friday but had the satisfac- tion of posting two new meet records. Elden Molle~rink set a new xecord in the high jump with a leap of S feet S 7/8 inches. The second record came in t~. broad jump where Jack ~ hung .~s new mark of 19 feet 2 ~Snell, a Sundance resi- the last ~ years, at his home ear1~ Monday mormng. A party of 16 climbers from the Wyoming Outing Club of the University of Wyoming and five members of .tim Wyoming Moun- talneem from Casper College climbed Devils Tower over the weekend using several differem l-outes. John ~torson Of Hulett ac- companied one of the parties. THIRTY FIVE YEARS AGO Thursday, May 11, 1939 The Crook County Sportsman's association at a Tegular meeting Monday night in the courthouse, recommended that game birds so far as possible be planted c~ly on areas where poison bait had not been distributed. Arch Creek--E.lmer Shepper- son, 65 years old is just cutting his wisdom teeth. Ar~ Creek--Daisy May holds the record of having the nicest band of sheep and getting them throngh the winter on less ex- rw.ense than anyone in this vicin- A good herder is what counts. Newlywed: ~'Tbere's some- thing wrong with this steak. It tastes queer." Wiley: "I can't understand it, dear. I did burn it a little, but I rubbed vaseline on it right away." A colored preacher at the close of his sermon discovered one of his deacons asleep; he said, "We will now have a few minutes of ~ead ayer. Deacon Brown you .,, "I~ad," said Deacon Brown, suddenly awakening. "I just dealt." Hunters employed by the U. S. Biological survey bureau in Wyo- rning have killed nearly 1,000 coyotes during the last three months, Adolph Hamm, district agent announced recently. Rocky Point--Earl Davidson and Ralph Closoon vaccinated horses for sleeping sickness Sat- urday. FIFTY YEARS AGO Thursday, May 8, 1924 Elkhom News--The Hulett bridge is being repaired since the river has gone down some. People will have to ford the water for a while yet. Dr. G. E. Barrett of Mona, died Tuesday night of last week at his home, at the age of seven- ty years. Mr. Barrett had been a resident of tlmt section of the country for yea~. He had been in poor health for the past few yeo_rs. The democratic county con- vention was held in Sundance Tuesday aftemoou and the fol- lowing elected delegates to the state convention at Casper: Leo Noonan, Newell Garman, M. D. Holbrook. Attorney W. V. Dolezal came over from Gillette Monday and was marooned in Sundance by the May blizzard. Farrall--Some in the neighbor- hood ~ getting some early gar- den planted. Strawberry beds look promising, also raspberry canes. SEVENTY FIVE YEARS AGO Friday, May 12, 1899 Dr. Baker went to Gillette yes- terday in response to a telegram from "Bill" Underwood. A nmn- ber of cases of illness are report- ed. Simpson Sill, father of Mrs. F. M. Jenkins, died at the home of his daughter near Merino on May 8, 1899, at the advanced age of eighty-four years. Frank Young mmonnces that Sunday hair cuts and shaves will cost 50 cents and 25 cents re- .q~ctively. IN THE DISTRICT COURT SIXTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT Probate Case No. 4211 State of Wyoming ) )ss. Coan~ of Crook ) In the Matter of the Estate~ of Everett E. Chord, Deceased. ORDER THE PETITION OF LaVERA L. CHORD, having been filed in flds Omrt reques~g a Deter- mination of Helrsin~ to real prope~ owned by Everett E. Chord, Deceased, and it appear- ing ~ mid Petition ~Ever- e= E. Ch~xt Vecea~ &~d this life an or about Match 20, 1972, a resident of Fall River Connty, Sot~h Dakota, and that at the time of his death he owned the following property located in Crook Omnty, Wyoming: I.~t Sand the S= of Lot 9 in Block 2 original Town of Moorcro&, Crook County, W~q~V=~"'~"" Tract 9, Sommers Addition to the Town of Moor- croft, Crook County, Wyo- ming, and that no previous record ju- dicial determination of said de- cedent's heirs or the right of descent of said real hm'perWad~ " in- terests having been IT IS HEREBY ORDERED that ~e Petition of LaVera L. Chord, requesting a Determina- tion of Heirship of Everett E. O~rd, Deceased, on file in the above ma~vr, be and the same is hereby set for hearing at 10:00 O'Clock A.M. on the 9th day of May, 1974, in the District Court- room of the Court House in Sun- dance, Crook (3~, Wyomirtg, at which time said Petition shall be heard and determined. All persons ~ed in said esta~ and proceedings including cred- itors, heirs and devisees are here- by given notice of said Petition and request herein to have La Vera L. Chord, widow; Sharron A. Malone, daughter; Peggy L. Hubbard, daughtex and Casey A. Chord, son, determined as the sole heirs of Everett E. Chord, Deceased, and the persons entit- led to the above described prep- arty according to the intestate laws Of the State of Wyoming. If no objections are made to said Petition, an Order will be entered accordingly. DONE IN OPEN COURT and DATED this 27th day of March, 1974. BY THE COURT: /s/Paul T. Liamos, Jr. District Judge Ha~, Hand & Hand, Attorneys 18-25--May '2-9, 1974. IN DISTRICT COURT SIXTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT The Smm of Wyoming, ). )SS. County of Crook ) In the Matter of ~e Estate of MARIE VALASEK, Deceemd. NOTICE FOR PUBLICATION OF TIME APPOINTED FOR PROVING WILL, ETC. To all persms interested in said Estate; Notice is hereby giv- en, that Monday, the 13th day of May, 1974, e 10:.00 o'clock, A. M., of said day, at the Cotwt Room of said Conr~, in the Coen- ty of Cronk has been ~ ~ the "dm~e ~md plao~ We Have Fresh Cut Flowers for Mother On Her DW We ~ ,,., have fresh cut flowers ~ now for all occasions-- !~ ~1 weddings, funerals, " k ~ parties, grand openings, .~ t,