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! i" g Rises i ~ ! il i ~ : : ~i ~ /i~~ i! having their business de- April 15 by a fire which the Bryan building in Elmer and Bill Half with the construc- new building shown 30x50 ft. Haydite block located on Cleveland west of the Bryan Where they operated liar until the April 15 a lease agreement and Elmer Jansen. till(an Jensen has made ap- plication with the city for the issuance to her of a retail liqour license for the new building. If she obtains the license, the Half brothers will continue to operate the business. Bill Durfee and Frank C. Shew- ey have also applie~ to the city for a retail liquor license on the location of the old Bryan build- ing. Only one of the liquor H- cerise applications can be allow- ed. ;rs' Camp Ten junior 4-H leaders from Crook county will attend the ninth annual state 4-H junior leaders training camp at the state fair- grounds at Douglas June 5-8. Burton Marston, state 4-H club leader, said he expected 150 junior leaders to take part in the camp. Adult leaders from all Wyoming counties and several Extension Service workers will also attend. Junior leaders from Crook Coun- ty, who will attend the session, are Bud and Max(he Dillinger, Alia Butts, Joan Keyser, Bill Olson, Bill Myers, Dorothy Pearson, Claudette Miller, Jerry Crago and Jeff Vore. The camp is sponsored by the Agricultural Extension Service, the Sears-Roebuck Foundation, the ~Wyoming Bankers' Assn. and the U.S. Rubber Co. A variety of activities are set for the camp including discussion groups and panel summaries, sim- ple handicrafts, recreation ~v'~rk- shop, rifle practice, a dress and good grooming revue for boys and girls, and reports from IFYE dele- gates and club members. Special events planned for the (Continued On Last Page, See. I) C/OJ/T/.4/g/'//VG r,,s C.,e/OQK c g/.4/7 NeWspaper for Crook County, Town of Sundance and United States Laud 0fflee SUNDANCE, WYOMING, THU RSDAY, MAY 31, 1956 Number 22 tative in Area June 5-6 Hawkins, contact rap- from the Casper VA be in towns in north- next week to dis- administered by the or veterans' tde- q At a meeting of the Crook County Boundary Board Monday, school district 15 was merged into dis- tricts 1 and 16. On a valuation basis, 47 percent of district 15 joined district 1 while district 16 received 53 per- cent of district 15's valuation. The valuation figures are tentative. The boundary board includes the county superintendent of schools, the county treasurer and the coun- ty commissioners. Will be in Gillette, Up- on June 5 and on June 6. June 5 - 10:301 D| nOon, courthouse, Gil- I to 2:45 p.m., post of- 3:15 p.m. to 4 p.m., Upton; June 6- noon, Wyoming State Service office, New- The Times l~ew Bassett, Nebr. Sundance Renewals Moorcroft Garman, Carlile Sundance Hulett Ilulett Greybull Tacoma, Wash. Belle Fourche, Aladdin West Richland, Wash. Sundance Belle Fourche, SUndance Belle Fourche, S, D. ,ural Just a bottle-baby is Skippy, the squirrel shown abqve being bottle fed by his owner, Heather Hayward. The baby squirrel is not at all bashful about taking its nourishment. The squirrel was found at Lake Cook May 19 by Calvin Hayward after the animal had apparently fallen from its nest in a tree. The annual Rural Life-Sunday Name Donna Davis program held Sunday at Devils Tower was attended by 285 4-H Rodeo Queen at members, leaders and parents with nearly I00 4-H members partici- Hulett Play Day. pating in the :religious program. Junior leaders assisting with the devotional portions of the program were Claudette Miller, Joan Keyser, Bud Dillinger, Jerry Crago, Bill Olson, Maxine Dillinger, Alta Butts, Jeff Vore, Dorothy Pearson, Bill Myers and Margaret Pearson. Program chairmen were Bill Myers and Margaret Pearson. Ac- companist for the musical numbers during the program was Dorothy Pearson. o Clubs presenting selections dur- ing the program were the Beulah Beavers, Prairie Pals, Weaverettes Bear Lodge, Carlile Sunny Divide, Blacktail Hustlers, Sundance Willing Workers, and the Rush Creek Ramblers. Heard on the program were prayers, songs, poems and skits presented by members of the coun- ty 4-H clubs. Instrumental solos were given by Kathleen Hejde and Susan Katches. Donna Davis of Moorcroft was named queen of the Hulett rodeo at Play Day held at the Hulett rodeo grounds Sunday. Billy Maxine Proctor placed sec- ond in the judging and Phyllis Storm was third. Last year's ro- i deo queen was Donna Rae Moore. The Rev. Peter Goodfellow said this week that during the months of June, July and August an addi- tional Sunday morning service will be held at the Episcopal church of the Good Shepherd. Starting this Sunday, services will be held at 7:30 and 10:45 a.m. Inc Close At Noon S County Superintendent Blanche Byrd said Tuesday there would be a change in office hours during the summer months. She said that her office would close at noon on Saturdays for the remainder of the summer. ,nts Have More than one inch of rain fell in Sundance Sunday and Monday. The same rain extended over most of Crook county and ended a per- iod in which little precipitation had been recorded. Most of the rain came Monday when the Weather Bureau station here recorded 1.03 inches, Total precipitation this month is 1.77 inches as compared to the normal of 2.59 inches. The readings: Max. Min. Prec. May 22 ............... 77 50 .01 May 23 ................ 71 46 0 May 24 ................ 81 51 0 May 25 ................ 72 50 0 May 26 ................ 73 46 0 May 27 ............... 70 53 .I0 May 28 ................ 64 52 1.03 The names of 38 rural school stu- I dents who had perfect attendance records during the 1955-56 school year were revealed Tuesday by County Superintendent Blanche Byrd, The list also included students in the Hulett grade school. Hulett grade school students with perfect attendance records are: Grade 1 and 2 - Thomas Waugh, Gerald Collins, Billy Waugh and Shirley Cochrun; Grades 3 and 4 - Betty Cochrun, Wilma Collins and Danny Neiman; Grade 5 - Lydalou Nei- man; and Grades 7 and 8 - Arthur Coker, Lee Dent, Leonard Eaton and Lorrie Long. Rural students with perfect at- tendance marks are: Willia/n Wha- len, Aladdin school; Leslie and Allan Budmayr, Budmayr school; Kenneth Sipe, Bunney school; Nancy Toth and Sandra and Leslie Snarl, Moskee school; Barbara, Donna, Frances and Virginia Wendt, Beulah school; Jerry Fish and Charlotte Kruger, Four Corn- ers school; Bobby and Elizabeth Olson, Snider school; Alberta Turn- quist, D school; Edwin Kester, Cotton school; Nancy Donaldson, Cracker Creek school; Gene Grif' fis, Lame Jones school; George Sherrard, Belle school; Karen Riz- zuto, Alva school; Cathy and Leon Jay and Carolyn and Robert Hill, Jay school; and Howard Craft, Nebraska school. Tr The Sand Creek Trading Post at Beulah has been purchased from C. Gaebler by Mr. and Mrs. Harry Watson of Beulah. Watson will sell his personal property at an auction sale June 5 at his ranch one mile northwest of Beulah. Included in the sale are livestock, machinery and shop tools. Watson's herd of milk cows, which will go on the block, is rated one of the best in northeastern Wyoming. Livestock in the auc- tion includes five Holstein cows, II Brown Swiss cows, abe register- ed Brown Swiss bull, one Holstein yearling heifer, four Brown Swiss heifer calves and five Brown Swiss and Holstein-cross heifer calves. Included among the machinery are two tractors, combine, discs, power mower, hay rake, truck, wagons and one Surge milker. Terms of the sale are cash. Bud Voss is the auctioneer and the Sun- dance State Bank is the clerk. The sale will start at 11 a.m, with a free lunch being served at noon. The public has been invited to bring anything to the sale they wish to sell. Taft Benson recently proclaimed a national marketing quota for the 1957 crop of wheat, subject to approval by growers voting in a referendum on July 20. He also Secretary of Agriculture Ezra mestic and export needs for more than 2 full years. The carryover, again, will exceed a billion bushels. Production, even though from the minimum legal allotment, is still so large that it practically equals established the national acreagei an entire year's wheat disappear- allotment for the 1957 crop at 551anoe. million acres, the level specified "While we are hopeful about by the law under present condi-I holding down the carryover into tions of excessive supply. 1957-58, wheat continues as one of "This marks the fourth succes- the most serious problems in the siva year that abnormally large[ whole farm economy. S~us~ wheat'supplies have required the [ accumulated under high ~Up- proclamation of marketing quotas I po~ programs,, ar a treme naous ,, cost to tne t, overnment, sml aa- for the next wheat crop, Secretary [ ........ l~len~nn onmmont~d in making the lversely azzect zarm prices. AS O~ ......................... "'-- ..... April 18, the Commodity Credit recent announcement. It is the third successive year for which Corporation had in inventory about the national acreage allotment has had to be set at 55 million acres, the minimum specified by law. , All the wheat we are likely to need from 1957 production, deter- mined according to the formula in the legislation, could be produced on an acreage of about 12.4 million acres. If it were not for the legal 'minimum,' the nati~al allotment could have dropped to that level. "The plain fact is that, in spite of valiant attempts to channel more wheat into exports, we will still have enough Wheat for the marketing year beginning July 1, 1956, to take care of all our do. 917 million bushels of wheat, cost- ing $2.5 billion. Wheat storage charges run on, at a cost of around $180 million a year. This situation points up the need for the Soil Bank, which farmers can use to bring about additional adjustments in production without further reducing their incomes." Marketing Quotas: Current estimates are that the wheat supply for the 19~57 mar- keting year which begins July 1, 1956, will total 1,954 million bush- els. The "normal supply," deter- mined under legislative provisions, (Continued on Last Page, S4m, 1)