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May 23, 1957     The Sundance Times
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May 23, 1957

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Construction of a new road be- tween Hulett and Aladdin moved a step forward Thursday when the the Past Teton Construction Co. was the sole bidder for the state highway ........ ; job. The company bid $96,874.72 for the work. FIVE YEARS AGO Precipitation in Sundance and May 22, 1952 vicinity so far this month totals With returns in from over half 4.7 inches compared with a normal of Crook county's school districts, for the period of 2.82 inches. The the new high school redistricting heaviest rainfall occurred May 16 plan seemed sure of approval. Re- with 2.03 inches. suits from 13 of the county's 23 Residents of Crook county have districts showed 408 for approval signed pledges to purchase $83,- of the plan and 171 against. 848.45 in war bonds and stamps Irvin Knapp, mayor of Hulett, during the ensuing year, according was re-elected to that position in to returns from the county-wide the Hulett city election May 13. solicitation tabulated yesterday. Elected as councilmen were Harold Aladdin -- We had another snow- Wells Sr., Jack Vasey, Art Morgan storm last Wednesday hut it didn't Jr. and Wilbert Long. stay on the ground long and we The Williston Construction Co. also had more rain so it's too wet of Powder River, Wyo. with a low for farming. We also had weather bid of $197,500.81 has been award- cold enough to freeze ice Wednes- ed the contract for construction of day night so our wild fruit crop Tri-County Electric Association's is probably ruined as most of it long-planned I~ section, was in bloom. Inspection by a Bureau of En- Mrs. Janie Brown, pioneer Crook tomology expert has revealed that county woman, the widow of the there has been an early hatch of late Melvin Brown, died at the grasshoppers in Crook county. In Sundance hospital last Thursday. some places, the 'hoppers have She was 78. gone through their third and fourth TWENTY YEARS AGO molts and are more than half-May 20, 1937 grown, The cricket fight in this county TEN YEARS AGO goes merrily on and, according to May 22, 1947 those in charge, real headway is The town of Sundance is:8 being made. In some places, dead years ahead of time in paying crickets 75 to the square foot, debts, State Treasurer C. J. (Doe) have been found. Rogers said in announcing that Drouth conditions continue in Sundance had made the final pay- Crook county and ranchers and merit of $12,500 on its water bonds farmers in this area are going into held by the state. They would the eighth consecutive year with have been due in 1965. the precipitation figures far below County Agent Willet Keyser has normal. Sinc~ September of last purchased the John Guidinger year, there has been-a total of ranch four miles south of Sundance 4.38 inches of moisture, 6.55 inches on the Newcastle highway and is below normal. making preparations for moving Aladdin -- We had quite a dirt out mere storm 1 " ast week Wednesday. If Raymond McIntyre arrived at such continue each one will have the Devils Tower Natmn al Mo nu- some of his neighbor's land as it men~ rrluay oi lass week to take w ur m ,... ,t,~, a^.. over duties as custodian of the cemeV' %aT :i om the monument McIntyre comes to .... " ...... ranch on Saturday and stated that Dewls Tower from t~mcmr r~ation- thin~'s look "rett" bad out his wa'" al Park where he was park ranger .. ~, , P. ~Y. ~ ..~" A be ..... r~ornes oi crickets anu very dry. . , eI oar~,~..ue cnucKwagon In another column he is announc- style for me omtime cowpuncnersino hi~ ~orvioo~ a~ n lioon~od on- of the Black Hills area will be=;2^_'= ........................ one of the features of the annual ~'"~'" Northern Black Hills Pioneer Asso- ~ _ , ............... mr. and Mrs. Bud Van~ee or cmuon pmmc wmcn wm oe neta Pierre, S. D. spent the weekend this year on June 15 at Devilsw~ h Mr Zee' ' 't s. Van s parents, Mr. Tower. and Mrs. Clyde Roadifer. ,t. FREE ( IRCU$, t d WOND[R$ ] 8 FREE CIRCUS ACTS I I '$ Plunkett's Trained Chimpanzee t Starhte Educated Pony | Unicycle Act, Acrobats Aerial Acts | ] Plank-Walking Elephant I SUNDANCE I 1 FRIDAY, MAY 31 1 l Morning, Afternoon bTlte --- Downtown 1 | Sponsored by V.F.W. Post No. 4311 | ! See Palace of Wonders / ii | Sam the Gorilla | t 5 Legged Hog 1 BIlly the Penquln Exhibit t | -- --RideLive Ponies-- -- | | ]Enjoy Cotton Candy Concessions | t At Small Charge | / l CIRCUS A,:TS FREE | SMALL CHARGE FOR ANIHAL EXHIBITS I ................ ....................... ! Personal Items Mother's Day guests of Mr. and Mrs. Merle Sisson and boys were Mr. and Mrs. Ted Glover and girls, "Pop" Christensen and Mr. and Mrs. F. M. Sisson. Visiting at the Tony Fort home Friday were Mrs. Annie Fort and Mrs. Helen Oudin and girls and Mr. and Mrs. Elbert Fort and fam- ily of Sheridan, who were in town Stamps for purclmses- for the Werre funeral. Evening callers were Mr. and Mrs. Harry We will no longer give Gift House Phone AT 8-9465 Sundanee, Wyo. Fort and family of Spearfish. Mrs. Marie Anderson left Fri- day morning for Independence, Mo. to visit her daughter, Mrs. Bill ~. Tiffany. Mrs. Tiffany, who was I seriously ill passed away before,~ Gift House will be for Mrs. Anderson's arrival. Mr. and ~amps s,ven Mrs. Fritz Chatfield, Mrs. Wallace Baker of Upton and Miss Grace ' all bills which are paid by May 31. Anderson of Rapid City left to- _.. gether Monday for Independence I to attend their sister's funeral held there Wednesday. Rev. and Mrs. Peter Goodfellow and sons returned Sunday from Montrose, Penn. where they had spent the past month visiting their parents. Mrs. William Davis and son Gary of Rapid City and Mr. and Mrs. Clifford Summers visited Sunday at the Orville Lincoln home and with Mrs. Jesse Summers at the Black Hills Rest Home.