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CO/VTIffUIzVG ,'-. C e if COUffTY JVArl4r5" ~ewspaper lor Crook County, Town of ~undanceand United States Land Office LIX SUNDANCE, WYOMING, THU RSDAY, JUNE 20, 1957 Number 25 }m Rains Continue: 150 persons at- Rambouillet field day Saturday in Crook tour was the first to be held in Wyo. tour was considered and it's planned to tours an annual event the entire state., Part of the group is tt the Richard Snider ranch judging Rambouillets. Sheep judging winners were: senior men - George Erieksop, 225, and Wayne Morse, 224; jun- ior men - Carl Madsen, Buffalo, and Jerry Rankin, Douglas; senior women - Barbara Grier, Banner, and Rae Olson, Sun- dance; and junior women . Eliz. abeth Olson, SuRdanee. the same group is the R. I. Port ranch tour. The group the Ista and Chat- during the tour. ranch, free bar- was served to the tour. Four of wool and rams there. Wool judging winners were: senior men - Don Steiger, Hulett, 184; and David Holwell, Osage, 192; Junior men - Jim Brock, Buffalo, 187; and Carl Madsen, Buffalo, 180; senior women Dorothy ~Hindman, 177; and Jun- ior women . Karyl Kohrs, 185; and Elizabeth Olson, 175. The Sundance Country Club will hold its invitational golf tourna- ment on ,Tune 30, according to offi- cers of the club. The club had originally schedul- ed the tournament for Sunday. However, the tournament was re- scheduled for June 30 in order not to conflict with other activities. Swim Program For Students Set By Organizations Local school authorities, in con- junction with the local Red Cross and local churches, will cooperate in a program to allow students Cloudless skies and a blazing sun made their appearance in Crook county Tuesday and Wed- nesday. It was a welcome change from the cold, rainy weather which had so far featured June. Last week's rainfall totaled 1.45 inches, bringing the June total to 2.38 inches. The heaviest rain came Sunday when .90 of an inch was recorded. Temperatures for the week fail- ed to go over 75 and a low reading of 38 was recorded Saturday. The readings: Max. Mix. Prec. June 11 ................ 73 46 .05 June 12 ................ 75 51 0 June 13 ................ 71 50 .26 June 14 ............... 60 39 .03 June 15 ................ 60 38 0 June 16 ................. 55 44 .90 June 17 ............... 51 41 .11 from this area to swim at the Travel BHTC pool on Friday afternoons throughout the summer. A school bus seating 30 will0Last Year leave the school building at 1:15 ver p.m. each Friday. BHTC will make the pool available and will furnish supervisory personnel for a charge of 25 cents per person for each day of swimming. The local Red Cross will pay the expenses of the bus and the Rev. Peter Goodfellow and the Rev. Levi Louderback will serve as drivers. For the first trip Friday, boys and girls will be taken on a first come, first served basis. After that, if more than 30 sign up, (Continued on Last Page, See. 1) Travel to Devils Tower this year is running ahead of last year, Supt. Raymond McIntyre revealed Wed- nesday. Despite being held down by rainy weather, travel to the na- tional monument by last weekend totaled 15,000. MeIntyre said the campfire pro- grams at Devils Tower will be start- ed this week. The new campfire circle is nearly complete, he said. The programs will be held at the base of the Tower until the new circle is completed. Wheatgrowers in Crook county will go to the polls today to vote in the referendum on marketing quotas for the 1958 crop year. All producers having an interest in 15 acres or more of wheat or acre- age reserved have been urged to vote. Six balloting places have been established in the county. T~ey are: Moorcroft, SCS office; Oshoto, school house; Hulett, SCS office; Aladdin, store; Beulah, school; and Sundance, ASC office..The polls open at 8 a.m. and, unless the polls are posted differently, will close at 7 p.m. Twenty-six women golfers from six Black Hills towns competed in the women's meet June 12 at the Sundanee Country Club. Prizes were awarded the top two scorers in each of the four flights. In the championship flight, Merle Mattox of Lead posted rounds of 44 and 47 to card a 91 to tie Hazel Anna Kellogg of Rapid City, who shot rounds of 47 and 44. Mrs. Mattox won medalist honors with a 44. Betty Durfee of Sun- dance fired rounds of 47 and 45 to finish at 92, one stroke behind. Jean Acord of Belle Fourche, who had a 96, won the putting,. prize when she used just 12 putts in the opening nine. Dorothy Mfleski of Gillette card- ed a 93 to win top spot in the first flight. In second place, three strokes behind at 96, was Mary Gust of Lead. In the second flight, May Ryan of Gillette shot a 104 for first place honors. Also shooting 104 tContinued on Last Page, Sec. 1) mercial recently-elected vice Sundance Commer- president of the night when Orlo had been elected the club, declined to Range Tour is Planned by SCD, SPent the winter months Extension Service He thanked the club president but he A range tour and pitting dem- of his long ab-onstration will be sponsored by declining the office, the Devils Tower Soil Conservation the club that the district and the county Extension a to the Service June 26.The tour will he said the start at 10 a.m. the park soon. He George Dickson, work unit con- tables and other servationist for the Devils Tower Pictured in last week's Mys- the park needed re- district, said the range pitting tery Air Photo contest was the demonstration will he held on the ranch of Wondrow Vore, located agreed to hire someone Art Edsall ranch about eight miles near Beulah. The contest Is Park in shape for the south of Alzada on the Hulett- sponsored in The Sundance Alzada road. Times by Tracy Motor Co. of also heard that the Harlan Tully, SCS range con- Theater has been as- for the first time. servationist, will lead a discussion agreed to pay its on deferred grazing and proper three highway use. Ig to the Northern Diekson asked persons with The three ~igns weeds to be identified to bring and other repairs, them to the tour. He said a weed he would appoint a judging contest is planned. A to examine the club couple of water spreading systems to determine . COndition it was in. m the area will als0 be viewed and the club voted discussed. giving membership Persons attending the tour are Lut Page, See. I) asked to bring their own lunch. Sundance. O. C. Dinkins of Snndance re- eeived the free gallon of anti- freeze for correctly identifying the ranch. Free guest subscrip- tions to The Sundance Times were awarded to Fred Cundy and Vie Cole of Sumiance and Lee Thompson of Mooreroft. Yore has spent 30 years at the ranch which has been Olmr. ated by "his family for three generations, it was first settled in lgS0 by hIs grandfather. The first house burned in 1900 and the present house was built about 1905. Recent improvements include complete remodeling of the house, a new implement shop and a new well house. Custer's Trail passes through the western portion of the ranch. There are 400 acres of crop- land with 100 acres seeded to alfalfa and the rest to cereal and feed grains. Total acreage is 1870. Livestock includes 00 head of grade Herefords. Chickens, pigs and milk cows are also included in the farm. Farming is dryland with summer fallow. The most profitable crop is wheat. Woody's favorite crop and livestock are wheat and cattle. Weed Control is handled by aerial spraying. He says it's very effective if applied properly. Most of the machinery and household appliances are Inter- national Harvester, some being purchased from Tracy Motor Co. Vore says it's "the tops in farm machinery." He is married to the former Doris Reynolds. They have four children - Teddy, 14; Janet, 11; Danny, $; and Tommy, 7. He is a member of the Farm Bureau, vice chairman of tim Crook County ASC, and a mem- ber of the Be,~r Lodge Associa- tion and ,the Redwater Soil Con- servatlon ~striet. For a hobby, he enjoys bowl iriS.