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r PEEK AT PAST YEARS AGO August 21, 19(# council took a trail Ogden Canyon in- as a potential site reservoir. Mayor Buster also issued a request to cut back on ir- ~Ho said water usage was at its highest and that it might pos- necessary to turn water .mains from the hard well. auto fatalities in three the number of 1969 Kideaf~hs in Crook county lied were Leslie Kelly, Mich., James W. Gillette, and his son, of the Sundance Rec- Booster Club discussed center, the proposed and a lighted during a meeting. football coach Den- was cautiously op- about the 1969 Bulldog He lost four all-district from the 1968 team which and lost one. AGO 27, 1964 City Council ac- Horn Construction to pave nine blocks of in northeast Sun- Horn's bid for curb and an asphalt mat in Sundance schools to reach 610 for school year. by 26% ft. addition State Bank was It was Homes Co. cxamty 4-H member, to represertt Crook in .the state tractor driv- scheduled in Doug- the county con- of 300 exsons sty~ their at the 4-H Roman revue. was spending five attending Ms- AGO 27, 1959 1;300 people Sundance "Commer- at the club's barbecue. On barbecued beef beans, potato chips teraporary classrooms up until the present could oe re- acco~odate an enroll- expected to reach Sisson announced plans threshing exhi- Cap Rauth Ranch. was to be made Case steam engine. YEARS AGO 24, 1939 baseball team won baseball tour- during the county. They defeated .the championship S. : ~aea connected with the of the carnival which the fair were jail- had Started a dis- a business house. also resisted arrest when the officer attempted to take them to jail. A blaze started by an explod- ing gasolin~ stove destroyed the Jack Eccles store and filling station and garage nearby in Alzada, Mont. Work on the new Forest Ser- vice Lookout Station on Warren peak was completed. The story indicated the station affords probably one of the finest views in the whom state. The Alva nows reported that a million dollar rain fell in that vicinity. FIFTY YEARS AGO Thursday, August 28, 1924 Scott Ramey finished his con- tract of placing cement side- walks about the high school and the result was an artistic beau- ty as well as a decided practical improvement. Sheriff Otis Zimmerschied left recently for Moscow, Idaho where officers had taken, into custody three men wanted for the theft of a car from Dillon Ruland at Alva. WhiM going from Spearfish to Deadwood, Eric Jomason had the misfortune to have his car run into and badly broken up. The location of fair exhibits were to be in different places than in 1923. The Community, Grain, Forage Crops, Fruits and Vegetables and Culinary exhibits were in the Rounds building which adjoined the Frank Mer- cantile store. Light frosts were reported in the higher locations but no dam- age was done. SEVENTY-FIVE YEARS AGO Thursday, August 25, 1899 J. L. Propst attended the horse races at Newcastle and reported that the occasion was one of pleasure and interest. The famous old racer, "Sleepy Ned," was ,the victor and a great dea,l of money changed hands on the result of the race. C. H. Culver was quite enthu- siastic over hisfind of some very rich appearing gold bearing rock in th~ vicinity of Houston creek. Charley Laney and Oscar Scdvner made a. trip the fore =part of the week from Spearfish to their,~ west of this city. It was ~r inRial effort on a silent steed and you couldn't get them to ride anything else here- after but a big fat horse. John Draper returned from a trip of several weeks, during which time he visited Idaho, Colorado and other states, with a view to changing his location. The report said he found noplace offering better inducements than are held out in Crook county, and that he will remain here indefinitely. L PROPOSED CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENTS The following proposed amen& ments to the Constitutioni)t,,~,~ of the State of Wyoming will be submit- ted to the electors at the General Election on November 5, 1974. Please read and study the pro- posed amendm~ts carefully and th~ be prepared to vote 'yes' or ' no" when you go to the polls. Rernembor--ff yon do not vote on an amendme=at, the result is , the same as ff yon voted no. In order for an amendment to v~a majority of all those in the General Election must vote "yes" on the amend- merit. AMENDMENT NO. 1 ~ ~ of the ~'oms~l amendment will provide; taxpay. gi red Hereford JL l warf Free GOOD REASONABLY PRICED GREENWOOD RANCHES Newlend & Son COLONY, WYOMING ees with protection against double taxatim, by providing a tax credit against any liability aris- ing from a tax on income, in the event of the passage of a state income tax. New Section 18, Article 15 No tax shaft be imposed upon income without allowing full credit against such tax liability for all sales, use, and ad valorem taxes paid in the taxable year by the same taxpayer to any tax- ing authority in Wyoming. AMENDMENT NO. 2 The ad~tioa of the prol~ed amendmeat will provide a miner. el excise tax on the privilege ,of severing m.'extr~tlng coal, petm- lemn, natural gas, off shale, and such other minerals as may be deeignated by the Legislature, of one and one-half perceat (1%%) of the value of the gross product extracted, which tax will be in addition to any other excise, severance or ad valorem tax on such minerals; will create the Permanent Wyoming Mineral Trust Fund which fund shall re- main inviolate; will provide that monies in the fund may be loan- ed to political subdivisions of the state or otherwise invested, as the legislature may provide; and shall require that all income from fund investments shall be ~. ited annually in the general New Section 19, Article 15 The Legislatm~ shall provide by law far an excise tax on the p~.'novilege of serving or extracting rais,,4 or~ and one-half per- cent (1Y=) on the, value of the gross product extracted. The minerals subject to such excise tax shall be coal, petroleum, naW..ral gas, oil shale, and such other minerals as may be desig- nated by the Legislature. Such tax shall be in addition to any other excise, severance or ad valorem tax. The proceeds from such tax shah be de4x~ted in the Perma~.ent Wyoming Mineral Trust Fund, which fund shall re- main inviolate. The monies in the band shall be invested as pre- scribed by ,the Legislature andall income from fund investments stroll be deposited by the State Treasm-er in flu~ general fund on an a~uai basts. The Legislature may also specify by law, condi- tiens and terms under which monies in the fund may be loan- ed to political subdivisions of the state. AMENDMENT NO. 3 This amendment will eliminate tim 12 mill tax collected by the coaties for support of the public sclmols, aed will replace it with a tH,' not to exceed 12 mills, to be levied, cellected aad dlairibu- ted ea a statewide bmis. Amendment to Section 17, Article 15 There shall be levied each year a state tax not to exceed twelve mills on the dollar of the assess- ed valuation of the property in the state. This tax shall be de- posited in the state foundation program fund to be disbursed tar school purposes among the school districts within the state as the Legislature shall provide. Dated at Chey&ne, Wyoming, this 1st day o[ August, 1974. Thyra Thomson Secretary o/State Pub. Aug. 8 through Oct, 4, 1974 THE SUNDANCE TIMES Sondance, Wyo. Aug. 22, 1974 Ulrieh's Receive Sales Plaque From Amway Distributor Bob and Marylou Ulrich, Sun- dance, recently received a per- sonal sales award" plaque from Gideon and Shirley Dixon, Rapid City, direct distributor of Amway products. The plaque can be earned annually by any of the 150,000 Amway distributors in the United States and Canada by achieving a high personal sales goal. It looks as though the taxpayer will be the first of America's natural resources to be com- pletely exhattsted. My Sincere Thanks To those who supported me in the primary election Nels Smith Geraldine Stephens, general clerk in Green River, Wyoming. We can handle it. the Unim Pacific raikoad people ~ ,Cooler Weather is on, Its Way .... .... and when it gets here you will be able to plant a few more trees and shrubs that you might need. Here at the nursery we have been working like mad this hot summer to keep our plants growing. We have been successful and now have a BECK'S NURSERY Locatedabout a mile north of Spearfish on Evans Lane Spearfish, S.D.