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Set Five Fires Dry conditions on the Bear Lodge district of the Black Hills National Forest coupled with electrical storms produced five more fires last week. This brings to 19 the number of fires controlled on the district this year. The fires, all sta ed by light. ~ing, burned less than 4 of an acre. On Saturday, fires were con- trolled on the Bushnell ranch and at Rocky Ford while fires at Dry Lake and Lytle Creek were controlled Sunday. Forest Sorv. ice crews mopped up with local ranchers assisting on two of the fires. On June 13, Forest Service crews from Sundance and New. castle suppressed a blaze near Halns Spring in the Lost Canyon area. The Forest Service said one of the 19 fires was caused appar. ently as a result of children play- ing with fire in the woods. The Forest Service asked parents to caution their children about building fires or playing with matches in the woods. Four Crook Counb/ Yo hs On Wy@min@ Honor Roll Four Crook COUnty students at the Uulversi y of Wyoming have been named to the spring somes. ter honor ro~l ~t the University of V yoming. Among the students cited for academic performance were David W. WriglR, Moorcroft; Judith Mae Hahn, Oshoto; Shar- on E. Morrow, Rockypoint; and Bonnie Jean Hooper, Sundance. CARD OF THANKS Z would ~ike to thank my friends and my family for the car~, gifts and visits while I was a patient in the Crook County Memorial Hospital. Olive Schelldorf CARD OF THANKS I wish to thank everyone for the cards, gifts and flowers I re- ceived while I was in the hospital in Rapid City. They were great- ly appreciated. Betty Montgomery @ IS Floyd Hawken, Sundance, last week was named as a member of the Crook County Selective Service Board. Hawken succeeds Maurice Williams, who resigned from the board. 2 Drivers Fined In Justice Court Two men were fined recently in Sundance Justice Court by Justice of the Peace Don Denzin. Anton L. Troyer, Belle Fourche, was fined $25 and costs for not having a PSC plate. He was ar- rested June 15 by State Highway Patrolman Ron Pulse. John A. Pacenka, Casper, was fined $10 and costs for speed too fast for existing conditions. He was arrested by Pulse June 8. Sundance Schools Hire 3 Teachers Several new teachers have been hired to teach in the Sundance school system during the 1966- 67 year, Supt. Severt Rist said this week. Donald Lee will teach high school and elementary art and possibly one high school English class. He has a Master's degree from the University of Wyoming and has taught at Medicine Bow for the last six years. El mbeth Soper teach Eng- lish and ~rzeign ~anguages. She is a graduate of Colorado State College and tau@ht at Wiggens, Colo. last year. Mrs. Floyd Tetreault, previous- ly announced as art teacher, will teach at Black Hills State Col- lege. Mrs. Willa Walker, Alva, has been hired as a fifth grade teach- er. A RI-ISC graduate, she has taught several years in the coun- ty. Riot said the local schools are also looking for a half,time music instructor at the elementary level who would be certified .by the State Department of Education. Rist also said the high school horad is trying to ,h e a guidance counselor for the three high schools. This is a new position. and said a new program would have to be set up. y 19 is Date For Inter-Agency Tour in County '~ree Farming for Today and Tomorrow" be the theme of the annual county Inter-Agency tour scheduled for July 19 at the Ray Neiman ranch nort~ of Hulett, County Agent Warren Ferrell said this week. The public is invited to at. tend the tour. A .lunch will be ,provided by the Devils Tower, Buffalo Belle and Redwater Soil and Water Conservation districts. Serving on the planning com- mittee for the tour are Bob Tow- le~, consulting forester, chair- man; Jim Larsen, Soi Conserva. tion Service; John Windsor, For- est Service; and Jack Crews, Farmers Home Administration. 164-H @ Sixteen members attended the county 4JH livestock judging con- test held June 15 at the Alden Robinson and I onard McCull- ough ranches. Top winners in the senior divi- sion were: 1. Morece Dillon, 330; 2. ,Doris Dillinger, 301; 3. Joe Bush, 291; 4. Pat iNeiman, 290; 5. Floyd Canfield, 283; and 6. Marjorie Ferrell, 251. Junior division winners were: 1. Roxie McCul~ugh, 280; 2. Deaise Clark, 266; 3. Mike Nel- man, 259; 4. Tom Nelman, 254; 5. Cindy Beckley, 249; and 6. Ken Updike, 246. Five classes of livestoek were judged. A class of quarter horse geldings, two-year )ld quarter horse geldings and registered Hereford bulls were furnished by Robinson. A class of Rambouiliet year- ling rams and ewes was furnished by McCulleugh. The Beef and Bridle 4-H club furnished hot and cold drinks vhile ice cream was furnished by the Prairie Pals 4-H Club. Mrs. Glen Wyatt attended the South Dakota Writer's Workshop, sponsored by the Black Hills Branch of the National League of American Pen Women at B.H.S. C. in Spearfish Monday. Out- standing speakers were Paul Frlg, gens, roving editor for Reader's Digest and Mannie E~lingson, au- thor of fiction stories of Me- Calls, Ladies Home Journal and Red Book. Visiting Mr. and Mrs. M. T. Wyatt Tuesday-Wednesclay were Mrs. Wyatt's sister-in4aw Mrs. Don Shattuck and daughter Car- roll and family of Yakima, Wash- ington. Over 150 4-H members and leaders are expected to attend Crook County 4-H Camp at Mallo Canyon June 28July 1, according to Extension ,agents Virginia Ramsey and Warren Ferreli. Theme of this year's camp will be "I last Off" with members divided into groups with these names - Floobs, Spazzes, Thnads, Urns, Iitches, Ooobs, Gonks and Zaffes. 4-H members will organize and operate the camp with adult leaders serving as advisors. An election will be held to name camp officers. The camp program will include leathercrai , aluminum stippling, rifiery and indoor and outdoor recreation. Dr. James Wham, Nine Others Get On the evening program will be group skits and ents and friends are attend. Tuesday evening, Barisch, IFYE from will speal John Snider and State 4-H Conservation egates from the describe their camp. J. M. Nicholls, leader, will direct the reation while struction will be Frame of "randy Conservation study ,hikes will be Service rangers. Other games and rifiery adult and junior Camp cooks will be French and Marion Shots for Rabies Dr. James D. W'ham Jr., Elk City, Okla. veterinarian, was one of I0 men forced to take the long series of shots after coming in contact with cows which had rabies. Ward of the mishap was receiv- ed by Mrs. J. P. Wood, Moorero a sister of Wham. The rabies infected cows were in Wham's clinic at Elk City. He, an assistant, other helpers and owners of the cows were all re- quired to the series of shots. Into J P Court An Upton driver, Alonzo Ritch- ie, was fined $i00 and costs and given a 5-day jail sentence for reckless driving when he appear- ed in Sundance Justice Court Wednesday. Ritchie also had his driver's license suspended for 30 days. State Highway Patrcflman Run Pulse said RRchie wrecked his car early Sunday ~3ornlng about nine miles east of Sundance, bending the tie rods and wheels. Pulse said Ritchie spun his way back onto the ~highway and zig- zagged back and forth across the highway all the way to Ul~n, approximately 37 miles. Pulse and Patrolman Bill Con- ley traced the racks to Upton and lost them on a gravel road. However, with .assistance from Marshal Leonard Whistler they ocated the car. The tires on the car, Pulse said, were worn almost to the thread. A warrant for reckless driving was obtained from County Attor. hey Cecil Hughes and Ritchie was picked up Tuesday night by Whistler. A warrant for Ritchie is also out in Weston counth" charging him with operating an unsafe ve- hicle. Pulse said he and State High- way Patrolman Ron Roberson counted 67 places where Ritohie had been on the wrong side of the road in Weaton county. They were unable to count the number times in Crook county. Ritchie also hit the Mason Creek ,bridge and left the road several times. The third field trip Sundance s hool will visit Hill Rusbmre Friday, Hudson said Tuesday, Students will ,leave at 10:30 a.m. on the for Keystone where met by the buses. Rushmore will be the school. The leave Mr. Itushrnore ,arriving home at 4:30 Hudson said it will sary to have the buseS dance sharply at 8 neet with the train. Students should 50 cents for train fare day or on Friday Hudson, in urgin~ take advantage of said the summer and the school Lieve the trips have students both culturally. Duplicate Members of the lieate Bridge Club table Howell Tuesday ght's Results of the Millie Bernd and 2. Harold Bernd and 3. Mildred Durfee Metcalf. Sunday callers in er home .were Mrs. Upton; Mrs. Mervin Jeanette, Sundance. Mr: and Mrs. and Mrs. Minnie Wash., arrived at the their niece, Mrs. to visit friends and the Hulett area. were Mrs. Goldie and Mrs. FAna land, Ore. The four oldtime residents of Mrs. Rickett and Mrs. are sisters of Joe Hammersmith and son, the former Goldie Joliey, are sisters and insof Joe Svoboda ley. A get together be h~d for ~hem Joe Svoboda ranch The Log Cabin Cafe will be open from 5 i 9 p.m. daily except Saturday. WE WILL BE CLOSED ON SATURDAY /