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)f a conservation pro- of the Sund~nce pl antacid trees Sundanee burn. shows members Carrying out plant- on the burn. The carried out under of District Forest Ranger Walt Metcalf, Bill Mauch and Dick Serino, ForeSt Service employees. In the bottom photo, a Scout is shown setting out one of the Ponderosa pines. The Scouts worked in pairs with each pair planting about 50 trees. ourn tournament of the held Sunday at the Club course. have been in- in the tourney. start teeing off at Truck St01en - play includes 18 round. will be set up. one women's flight. ~Unds can be shot scores and the can be turned in to Weather continued very wet surrounding areas But Recovere Someone with a taste for bright colors stole the Moorcroft fire truck early Tuesday morning. The truck, a pickup with a pump, tank and hose, is kept in the fire- house near the city hall. It was discovered missing early Tuesday. Shortly afterwards, oil field workers reported seeing the truck. The truck was found near the D Road turnoff on Highway 14-16. It had been run off the road and stuck in the mud. Sheriff Henry Oudin investigated the theft. weather con-Fi D p tied to prevail, re e artment to Weather 1.10 inches by 7 a.m. Tues-, past week. The may total to Set the for the month rainfall came Sun- Monday morn- were record- Max. Min. Prec. 40 .28 38 .14 36 .08 34 .11 34 0 37 .01 37 .41 The annual carnival ball of the Sundance Volunteer Fire Depart- ment will be held Saturday night at the American Legion hall. Admission is $1.00 per person. Music will be by Dorothy Gates and her orchestra. A 21-inch television set will be raffled off at the dance. Tickets are still available. All proceeds of the raffle and the dance wiI]~ go toward the purchase of a second fire truck for rural and civil de- fense use. CO/FTI/I/UING Official Newspaper for Crook County, Town of Sundance and United States Land Office VOLUME LIX SUNDANCE, WYOMING, THURSDAY, MAY 23, 1957 Number 21 Commencement Thursday plomas Rural Life Sunday Program Planned Sunday at Tower Crook county 4-H clubs will present the Rural Life Sunday pro- gram at Devils Tower Sunday start- ing at 10 a.m. The program will be held rain or shine. The program will include instru- mental and vocal solos, readings and group songs. Sermonettes on the program will be given by Maxine Dillinger and Jeff Vore. Program chairmen are Kathleen Hejde, Louis Dillinger and Bill Olson. Dorothy Pearson or Sanda Mayer will act as accompanists. Dr. Ga Here June 6 Dr. Gale McGee, University of Wyoming history professor and .foreign relations expert, will speak m Sundance June 6. Supt. Was Huckins said that the local schools are sponsoring Mc- Gee's appearance here. He said there would be no charge for the event but that donations would be asked for to help meet expenses. McGee will speak on "Inside Russia - Lesson for Americans." The event will be-held in the high school gymnasium starting at 8 p.m. Last year, McGee served in an advisory capacity with the State Department. rans morial Final plans for the Memorial Day services in Sundance have not yet been completed by the VFW,.,=_=v,w~tnr/~-gg and American Legion posts. How- ever, the program will start at 11 a.m. in the American Legion hall TO Be Closed on and will conclude at the war mem.~ orial in the courthouse square. Memori, Alven Reimer, commander of the VFW, said he was attempting to get Col. Percy H. Lash Jr., chief of the Wyoming Military District, to make the main address. Wreaths will be placed on the war memorial and a firing squad will fire a salute. Most business firms and offices in Sundance will be closed Thurs- day, May 30 in observance of Mem- orial Day. County, state and federal of. rices, the Sundance State Bank and most other businesses will be clos- ed for the holiday. Commencement exercises for eighth grade students in Crook county will be held Thursday night in Sundance, Moorcroft and Hulett during the high school graduation programs. A total of 61 eighth grade stu- dents will be presented diplomas. Twenty-seven will attend gradua- tion exercises in Sundance," 13 at Moorcroft and 21 at HuLett. Graduating at Sundance will be: Sundance Grade School - David. Bray, Jimmy Clark, Katherine Cundy, "Nelda Dillon, Roger Hay- worth, Maxine Jones, Linda Loren- zO, Don Matheson, Darold Meal. ler, Donna Mollenbrink, June My- ers, Elizabeth Olson, John Oison, Eddie Reynolds, Carol Schleichardt Eddie Schleichardt, Ted Seeley, Bobby Sherrard, Teddy Vote and Cheris Waugh; Dale Voss, Aikman; Larry Norton, Baroid; Judith Ry- an, Four Corners; Robert York and Rita Ann Mitchell, Upper Oak Creek; Sharon Marie Olson, Mil- ler Creek; and Robert Frolander, Houston Creek. ' 'Receiving diplomas at Moorcroft will. be: Moorcroft Grade Schodl - Lee Bear, Ima Blakeman, Della Eitel, Billy Ellis, June Jensen, Jimmy Kummerfeld, Perry Moore and Jerry Schiefer; James Hat- field, West End; Leonard Graham, Cabin Creek; Jerry Berger, Oshoto; and Leslie Jones and Mary Reed, Nebraska. Eighth graders who will receive diplomas during the Hulett gradu- ation program, are: Hulett Grade S~ool - Leonard Eaton, Charles Fo~Ikes, Jerry Griffis, James Huckins, Julia' Knapp. Lorrie Long, bonnie Vitto and Jack Pro~ tor; Leonard Rathbun and Jerry Redding, Rathbun; Judy Roberts, Svoboda; Nancy Miller. Valley View; Melvin Storm Jr., Barlow Canyon; Dorothy Wolfe, Caln~ (Continued on Last Page, See. 1) The Mike Erland ranch, locat- ed 16 miles northeast of Moor- croft, was the entry in last week's Mystery Air Photo con- test sponsored by Tracy Motor Co. of Sundance. Correctly guessing the identi- ty of the ranch was Tom Graham of Sundance, who was awarded the free gallon of anti.freeze. Free guest subscriptioms to The Sumiance Times were award- ed to Lyle Griffith,, Merle SIS- son an@ Mrs. Ernest Hawken. Erland has operated the ranch for 48 years. He homesteaded the place in 1909. The buildings were completed in 1923. Farm operation includes dry land farming and mixed'stock. Chief crops are wheat, oats and barley. Total acreage is 1640. The products are both sold and~ used on the place. Wheat is the most profitable crop. Spraythg is the chief method of weed control. Erland has InternaUonal trac- tor~ a combine, plow and ether equipment. He calls the Inter- national line "very good." The Erlands were married June 25, 1921 at Sundanee and are members of the Pine Ridge church.