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............. vy , J 63506 Melvin Thorne, psychiatric social worker for the Northern Wyoming Mental Health Center, will be in Sundance every Mon- day from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. He will be located at the Coun- ty Welfare office. Crook County recently joined the mental health association which now serves five counties. It is financed by county and fed- eral funds. Thorne will be available to pro- vide individual and group coun- seling, and family and marital counseling. He will also work with physicians ministers, school administrators, attorneys and oth%'F interested persons in the |lil|m community. The center provides out-patient treatment and, in.patient treat- ment may be offered in the local hospitals or at the center's clinic in Sheridan. I Patients are changed on a slid- ing fee basis, depending upon their income and other factors.' All Crook county residents are eligible for treatment. Anyone wishing to make an appointment should call the wel- fare office in Sundance, (283- 2014). Additional information regarding the mental health as- sociation can be obtained from Mrs. Meritt Barton or Cecil Hughes, Crook county members of the board of directors. Water Restrictions Lead, Bear Boy Scout chair- chairmen, pause at the Center of the Nation after leading 150 Boy Scouts on a trep from Two Top Butte. of the outing included camp- fire conducted by the Order of the Arrow dance team from Sun. dance. THE CROOK COUNTY NEWS WYOMING 82729 YEAR Official Newspaper for Crook County, City of Sundance end U. S. Land Office Number 34 THURSDAY, AUGUST 25, 1966 Lifted in Sundance Water restrictions for Sun- dance residents were lifted this week by Wafer Commissioner Charles Stagemeyer. Earlier this summer, voluntary restric-. tions were asked by the city. Stagemeyer said recent rains and cool weather have decreased the demand for water. He com. plimented residents for their co- operation during the hot, dry weather in July and early August. County Teachers To Hold Workshop The Crook County Classroom Teachers Association will hold a picnic-workshop at ,Devils Tower, Aug. 26 at 2 p.m., according to Herbert Hower, association pres- ][~.. ident. [~'~"h~,'rok County Commissi- special session I, Yiday and agreed considerable ambuat of money to Dr': ce~tl Shaw, state superin- [~ng to~l~f'~'~ hire an architect to sub~trenew it." tendent of public instruction, ) plans for an estimated $500,000 They also reported that the will discuss legislation with the structure. The county now hasstate fire marshal "has notified teachers. _ ~itMli, e on, . . $193,000 in a building reserve the .beard that the building is All Crook County teachers, ~'~ ~raissioners "met in fund. When 1966 taxes are col- unsafe for public occttpancy and school board members, and lected, the fund will amount to a fire hazard . . and has been school administratrs are invited "Ik -em~u-(l'Ler about $264,000. The money hascondemned as unfit and unsafeto attend. been accumulated from a special for public use." Recently, Dis- ~f trict Judge Rodney Guthrie re- 0 F ~eather ....... two-mill levy aFproved by the ~J~ l--"-- Max. Min. Prec. voters in August, 1962. fused to hold court requiring a--,,-W'a. Night In proposing the new" build- jury trial in the old courtroom J ~ ~ -~- 91 57 0 ing, the commissioners pointed on account of its condition. I8-- .... ~ ~ 0 out that the roof on the existing The commis~oners have ret~n- Bowlers Meet ~1"~ -------. 78 48 0 courthouse "has deteriorated to e~l Frederic H. Porter, Jr., Chey. ~ ~ -~- ..... 73 52 ~ the point that it would take a enne architect, to submit tenta. Persons interested in bowling q in the late Wednesday night ~ ,~ ---- _54 4~ ,20_ tive plans and an estimate of the ~'~ .......... 59 31 .03 DeBit] uent Tax cost of constructing a new court- league (Coun.try Boys) will hold ~~ an o~ganizational meeting Wed. o house and jail. nesday, Aug. 24 at 8 p.m. It, will List Down The present courthouse was be held in the TCEA Hospitality completed in the fall of 1887. Room. The Crook County deliquent personal property tax list is down sharply from last year. The list which is published in this issue of the Times contains 9 properties on which about $850 in taxes is owed. Last year, 28 properties representing $3,380 in taxes were listed. Over To was hit with an Monday morning out the tender tomatoes cuc- and squash. Some da- also done to sweet low registered at was other reports in and north of Sundance temperature as low as Sheriff Amos ~ Ewing 31 was the lowest rec- Aug. 22 in the six kept weather re- from 91 degrees to 54 on Aug. 22. , week, Sundance .rece- so far this month is ~- 1.14 above normal The case of Clifton Albert Bel- lows, 16, Rock, Mich., has been bound over to the fall term of District Court. ,Bellows is charg- ed with assault with a deadly weapon, auto theft and stealing a pistoL Don Denzin, justice of the peace, ,bound the case over after Bellows waived a preliminary hearing Saturday., He will pro- bably be arrigner Sept 12. ,Bellows was arrested Aug. 16 by City Marshal Monte ,Mark- eseth who says the youth pulled a gun on him while being quest- ioned. Bellows is being charged with stealing a car belonging to C. V. Hudson of Arizona. Hudson was visiting his son, Steve, at the time of the theft. Bellows is also being charged with stealing a pistol from Dr. James, Summers, Sundance veterinarian. Senior, junior and beginning homo economies judging champ. Ions (I to r) Donne Dorsett, Mary Ellen Kr~ber (seniors); Janet Cole (beginner); Patti Larsen ~senior), end Diann Larsen, (Jun. The Crook County canvass board Tuesday completed the of- ficial canvass of The Aug. 16 .primary election. The board included County Clerk Francis Hejde, Elva Castel- lo, justice of the peace from Moorcroft and Paql Hennesey, Hulett justice of the peace. Crook County was one of 11 counties asked to re-count the vote in the Democratic race for U. S. representative. The re- count showed Mayne Miller with 119 votes, A1 Christian with 109 the same as the first count. Miller has asked for a recount of the vote which showed him losing by 219 votes to Christian. Final tallies for write~in can- didates showed John Garman with 56 votes for Republican can- didate for county treasurer, Charles ,Moore with 107 and Leslie Hauber with 102 for Rep- ublican candidate for counW commissioners. Hejde said write-in nominees will be notified that they are eligible to have their names placed on the ballot in the Nov- ember 8 general election, if they qualify with the clerk's office. ior). The senior team will enter the State Fair.