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August 22, 1974

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Jones and to right, were scenes last Saturday all the delicious beef that ~ comu~ty '. ~ine 60 lb. chucks were bar. Community Day con. not listed last week Bear Lodge SuewmobUe Mrs. Mildred Curt- aad Mrs. Geor~ Bengte, Mr. ami Mrs. Francis Hejde, Odd Fellows Lodge No. 18, ~L"s and Kara Mountain Kids 4-H Club. Other Smdance Commercial Club members who made dona- fleas to the event in addition to their membership dues were+ B & M Ameciates, Carman Machine, Security Trust and Title, Snn. danoe T~aoo Service and gum'. gy Ekc/ric. Contest Close voters turned out in numbers for Tuesday's and when the firing was had smashed several apparently nomination Dick Jones, Cody, the narrowe~ of mar- Big Horn rancher Mal- 445 of the state's 450 pro- Jones had 15,387 14,975. Roy Peck 14,113 while Bud trailed Fith 13,987. Democrats gave the nomination to Ed He piled up 19, ,530 to r~l home handily over Res.idem Inlury Car Crash Harry I,dmbeck, 14,872, aad John J. Rooney, 7,636. Other unofficiM results on the state level were: U. S. REPRESENTATIVE Republican Stroock 36,387; Johnson 8,480; Hamburg 3,221. Democrat Ronca~'o, 32,329. SECRETARY OF STATE Republican Thov~on 51,160. Democrat Carroll 20,881; Crane 14,001 STATE AUDITOR Republican Griffits ,48,971. STAATE TREASURER Republican Witzenburger 46,478. Democrat Phelan 22,146. Adams 17,387. STATE SUPT. Republican Schrader 47, 145~ Democrat Spigel 19,194. Seyfang 16,136. Stmdance re~ddent escaped death Senior Citizens an accident 25 miles ~ Torrington. D w, Program Here her mother, Brimmor, here and To Be Discussed nephew Lov~e Newman at the Torrmgton a.fter the crash. Locmie cracked a shoulder the accident and both bnfises. Neither re- sam Tuesday occurred as Mrs. was starting to pass a truck The truck pulled another car and her Stephens applied the car flipped five times Was demolisl/ed. A senior citizens program will -be discussed here Friday during the visit of two members of the Eastern Wyoming Area Agency on Aging, Caspor. Meeting here with interested persons will be Mrs. Jacelyn Howard, director, and Mrs. Eve- lyn Kay, coordinator. They will be in the courthome juryroom .at 11 a.m. to visit with people mr terested in a program for Croook county senior citizens. The S UNDA NCE TIMES CONTINUINO THE CROOK COUNTY ,NEWS oma.w U,~pap, r eor Crook ComW, City of Send-nee aml U. S. Lead Oqfliee IUNDANCE, WYOMING 82729 IN THE BLACK HILLS FIFTEEI~ CENTS Seventy.Sixth Year No. 34 OF WYOMING , PER COPY THURSDAY, AUGUST 22, 1974 Surprises are Feature Of County Primary Crook county voters turned out in near-record numbers in cool weather Tuesday and caused some surprising results in the primary election. Over 1600 hal- lots were cast in the election which covered national, state, county and school board seats. Crook county Republicans gave strong support to Malcolm Wal- lop in his bid for tahe 'party's nonfina~ion for governor. Wallop piled up 527 votes in the county to easily lead Dick Jones, who had 288. Tom Strouck won handily in the county totaling 802 votes to win easily over two othe~ challengers. The county's Republicans de- feated one incumbent and also caused s~ne other incumbents a few anxious moments. Clerk of Court Marion Cure, who was seeking her fifth term in office, was ~feated 980-370 by Mrs. Bin,lab Rich~rds, New Ha- ve~. Present Republican county com- missioners Joe Svoboda and Neal Garman won nomination. Svo- beda, Alva, was never in trouble, lea~ng ~ the way and piling up 95) votes. Garman, current chairman of the Board of Omuty Commission- ers, Wailed Hulett rancher Mar- vin Snook most of the evening before taking the lead in the late returns. In other action, Ira Rcadifer received the Rblmblican nomina- tion for county clerk, defeating Martha Bailey 760-478. Cotmt~ Clerk Francis (Red) Hejde, who has held the office for 38 years, did not seek election. Loug-time state representative Nels Smith, Sundance, had a tussle to win the nomination for the seat in the state "legislature. Sundance rancher Ted Orr, who challenged Smith, trailed inthe early returns lint came on strong at the end and made the contest dose. Smith had an edge of 7{)4-654. Unopposed Republicans win- ning nomination were Thyra ~nmzson, secretary of state; Jim Griffith, state auditor; Ed Wit- zeMmrger, state treasurer; Rob- ere Schrader, state superintead- ent; State Sen. Earl Otristeasen; Coroner Alan Roberts;. Sheriff John Peterson; and Assessor Vic Cole. Democrats Ruth Jones Tops no elsie, s to make oB, the county level affecting county offices. Moorcroft Voting However, they backed Ed Her- sclder for nomination as gover- nor and gave other nominations A rash of write-in votes lea- to Charles Carroll, secretary of tured the Moo~creft city election in Tuesday's primary election. In the mayor's contest, Mrs. Ruth Jones piled up 128 votes, all write-ins, to lead Raymond Petersen, who had 96. Bo~ will appear on the November ballot, Leading the way for four-year terms as com~ilmen were David No rman~ 190, and Robert Smoot, 182. Dick Clam" rolled up 226 votes for the two-year term mon the co~cil. ,Receiving one write4a vote each for the two-year term were Harold Darnell, Jack Hughes, John Doe, Carl Seebanm and Lyle Riley. state; Bob Adams, state treas- urer; and John Seyfang, ~ate superintendent. Do~aldno~ed Democrats were e and Floyd Brunson, county commissioner; Curt Mo- berg, county clerk; Richard Macy, county attorney; and Karen Glover, county treasurer; and Rep. Teno Roncalio. School Board Crook county voters al S o named four school board mem- bers with the hottest race occur- ring for the one-year unexpired term in Hulett Area No. 2. Rich- ard (Dean) Bush came from behind to defeat Ted Wilson, who iS currently serving on the board. Reynard Mills won handily in Moorcroft Area No. 6, polling 1271 ballots. Robert Up~.e, who waged a write-in campmgn, tallied 253. Mrs. Cleo Rober~ won re.elec- rico ~o the board in Sundance (Cjmlm~l m Last Page, ~ I) Moorcroft Bank Application is Given Approval Stare Examiner Dwight ham Monday ~ ai of the appticafion for state cha.z~ of t~e proposod Mo~. croft State Bank at lkvhara ~d ~e awro~ ~ subject to notification of Fedea~ Reserve System. ~ are ~a~ B. Willis A. t'~l~es, Cha.rl~ m. lard, Alden C. Rob~ Thomas L. Whitley, Bernard E. Sdmricht, Woodrow Petemen, Stuart En- + DeWolf, Ancil E. Sisson, Edwi~ R. Jones, Leo ~ mad Prentias A. Hail. Rshing Derby Planned Saturday The Sundance Rod and Cam Club is sponmring a " at 1 p.m. and last until 4:30 p.m. Fo~ the three and oue- half hour test of fishing skills, prizes will be awarded in divi- sions to the fishermen who causht the first, biggest, ~alleet. m~! most fish. , Registration will be held Satur- day prior to the contest. School Halls Become Alive Again Wednesday School bells will toll for the first time in O.ree months Wed- nesday as ~a~ begin anew for the 1974-75 school year. Buses will run regular sched- ules and school lunches will be, served, however students will be &smissed early the first after- noon with the first full day sched- uled for Thursday, Aug. 29. Junior high ~ have com- pleted regnstration and senior high studen~ will be registering Tuesday using the following schedule: seniors, 10:30 elm. to noon; jurdors, 1-2 p.m.; sopho- mores, 2-3 p.m., and freshmen, 3-4 p.m. Though classes won't start un- til Wednesday, the first signs that school was not far off were etched onto the scene last week as the football team started workouts and the marching band ~han drills. ool activities will begin im- mediately as the first football game is scheduled Friday, Aug. Stevens Teadm~ Five new elementary teachers and two high school teachers have jvb~od the Sundance school staff. Sc~ teachers in the elementary system are: Mrs. Joceiyn Smith, Grade 3; Mrs. Elaine Al- bert, Grade 4; Dennis Vail, Grade S; Mrs. Cheryl Wales, music, and Betty Shonn, special omr.ation. Mrs. Valery McDon- Md, who was last year's speech therapy intern, has returned and Weather Maz. Min. Prec. Aug. 13 ..~ ............... 78 50 .29 Aug. 14 ................. 75 52 .34 Aug. 15 ............... 74 41 0 Aug. 16 ............ 77 46 0 Aug. 17 ............. 8O 47 0 Aug. 18 ................. 83 46 0 Aug. 19 .................. 90 62 0 will be the speech therapist. The 1974 Sonth Dakota State Un]versit~ graduates are begtm- ntug their ~ od=~m teaching professions here. Chris- tine Nelson will be ~ Eng- lish and will coach the debate team and Deborah Textey will be girl's albletic coach as well as elementary and junior and sen~or high girl's physical edu- cation instructor. Retamlag Teadmm areRe.. Mrstm~. acqelomentary teachers ueline Mclneraw, KindergarUm; Mrs. Ruth Hib- bard-and Mrs. Lincla Petersou, Grade 1; Miss Sylvia Draine and Mrs. Maxine Ripley, Grade 2; Walter Qtdllian, Grade 3; Mrs. Dee Hoist, Grade 4; Mrs. Mil- dred Cun~, Grade S. and Terry King,~_ Edward ~gnery, Grade 6. Others returning with spe_ ial classes are: Mrs. Verna Mille~, (Continued ea Page S)