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June 23, 1966

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M. O. Trego, own- Line Telephone said this week imo agreement Telephone C6rp. will ac- the stock in the tel- subject to the ap- and state regu- A proval is ex- 90 days. a lO~al softl~all league at a meeting The session will fairgrounds diam- 6:30 p.m. softball players attend. Continental Telephone Corp. is Che third largest telephone utility ;folding company in the United States. There will be no changes in the services offered by the new company and no changes are ex. pected to be made in the person. nel working for Mona. The Tregos assumed the oper. ation of Mona Short Line on May 15, 1944 when the company had 52 stations. Today, it operates 750 stations and the communiea- t-ions center at Sundance Air Force Station. Mr. and Mrs. Trego will no longer manage the company after the stock transfer. However they plan to remain in Sundance fol. lowing their retirement. in pril in cig- by the state April 1966 the same month a to figures Wyoming De- for April to and counties was Sundance re- Other figures $428.54; Hulett, county, $54.- An essay written by Sharon Clark, Sundance, which won hon- orable mention in the McGee Senate Internship contest, has been printed in ~he Congression- al Record by Sen. Gale McGee (D-Wyo.) Entrants in the contest were all required to write an essay on "Can Democracy Keep Up with the Space Age?" In a letter to Miss Clark, Mc- Gee said he was much impressed with the caliber of ,her essay. He said he was having her es- say and one written by Gary Fisher, Fort Laramie, reprinted in ~,l~e ~gressional Record so other people migh~ enjoy read- ing wha~ the young people of the. nation think of their form of gov. eminent and our future, $456,350 were last week by the High School Board county's three during the 1966-67 for the three schools $150,000; Moor- and Hulett, $110, Iso approved a mis- of $71,000. This such items a~ trans- School board expense, clerk salaries, isola. of transportation and other items which in the Chree Mike Melonuk Is New Head of Moorcroft Schools The Crook County High School Board Thursday named Mike Mel- onuk superintendent of schools at Moorcroft. He succeeds Glen Wright. Melonuk, who has been super- intenden of sclmols at Hawk Springs, becomes superintendent July I. deadline coming first week in July, continue on the scarce offices. County Treasurer was the only can- for office. She is on tiie Demo- Qlover was appointed In June 1965 ~o fill the the late Paul Yeo- She has served in the county treasurer's office since December 1958 and was deputy treasurer for five years. Other candidates for county office are Mrs. Rose Zelh Proc- tor, assessor, Rel~ublican; Mar- ion Cure, clerk of court, Republican; ,Bob Wenande, com- missioner, Republican; Albert Proctor, commissioner, Democrat; Henry Oudin, sheriff, Republican; and Bob Cronn, assessor, Demo- cra. 2ONTINUING THE CROOK COUNTY NEWS SUNDANCE, WYOMING 82729 SIXTY-EIGHTH YEAR Official Newspaper for Crook County, City of Sundance and U. S. Land Office THURSDAY, JUNE 23, 1966 Number 25 @ @ Future direction of the North- eastern Wyoming Hereford As- sociation ~vill be discussed here Thursday during a special plan- The readings: Max. June 14 ............ 68 June 15 ............ 68 June 16 ........... _~__71 June 17 ......... 71 J~ne 18 ........ 79 June 19 ........ .84 June 20 .............. 88 Min. Prec. 51 0 44 0 37 0 50 0 51 T 53 0 58 0 ning meeting of the association. The meeting will be held at the Elk Horn Cafe starting at 8 p.m. Association president Kent Robinson said eche meeting is nec- esary in order to discuss the future direction the asociation must take to continue serving members as an adequate outlet for their registered Herefords. Robinson said several members had asked that the meeting be held as soon as possible. He said the constitution will be reviewed and updated, particular- ly in regard o membership. ,Robinson said members will discuss bringing memberships up to date and what obligations a member has to the association to keep in good standing. The association president said it is imperative that members at- tend the session because policies, which will be in effect ~or years, will be set during the meeting. A fishing derby for children up to 14 years of age will be staged here Saturday by the Sun- dance Rod and Gun Club. The event will be hold at the fair- grounds pond starting at 2 p.m. Every child entering the fish- ing derby will receive a prize when he registers. Special prizes vcill be awarded for the first fish caught, first to catch limit, Che biggest fish and the first tagged fish. Mr. and Mrs. M. O. Trego, who have owned Mona Short Line Telephone Co. since May 1944, said this week that Continental Telephone Corp. will acquire all of the stock in the company. Approval of the sale by federal and state regulatory agencies is expected in about 90 days. Mr. and Mrs. Trego will con- tinue to reside in Sundance fol- lowing their retirement. y Action in seven events will highlight the second annual Horse Creek rodeo to be held July 4 at the Horse Creek arena at Stroner. Rodeo time is 19- noon. Sponsored by the Horse Creek Roping Club, the rodeo takes the place of ~he Plowboy Stampede formerly held at the Parks Ranch arena. Events set for the rodeo are saddle bronc riding, bareback riding, bull riding, calf roping, team roping, bulldogging and ladies barrel raring. Entries clase at I0 a.m. July 4 and should be sent to the Horse Creek Roping Club, Oshoto Admission prices will be $1.50 for adults with children under 12 admitted free.