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truck meets home, the generally looks like above. this came about when a Star Concrete Co. mixer slipped its brakes last lnd crashed into the Otto home on the Warren to The truck was parked on the hill in front of the Habeek home with the emergency brake on but the brakes evidently released. Damage to the house included broken foundation blocks and a broken picture window. Habeck said the house was also moved by the impact. voters T u e s day proposal to provide city service. The vote against the plan. hauling program was a new city ordinance council set up the spec- to get a decision residents on the plan. had been ap- of trash in the been banned and would have been haul- city. Crook county Democrats at a re-organization meeting in Sun- dance Sept. 7 named Don Policky of Sundance as county Democrat. ic chairman. He succeeds Robert E. Vore of Beulah. Other officers named were Eda Gose, secretary; and Myron Good- son, vice chairman. All officers serve one-year terms. Former Resident Ward Cure issued a this week about the without lights. are riding their town at night with- id any children caught night without lights their bikes taken from a period of time. | Is Weston County Brand Inspector A former Sundance man, Charles Clark, has been appoint- ed deputy sheriff and brand in- spector for Weston county. His appointment became effective Sept. 1. Clark's primary duty will be the inspection of cattle at the System Meat Co. of Newcastle. which had smashed Itree guard posts and down a fill, was Wednesday U. S. 14 near the ranch east of Which had not been Stolen, was registered ~ltiargaret McTigue of JJriver of the car is un- Oudin said the reported by Bill department fore- careened off the left highway shearing off ramming a fourth backward down it appeared that attempted to pr~ He said the front turned as though had tried ~ get back Several of the officials who at- tended last Friday night's session on the nuclear power plant slated for installation at Sunadnce Air Force Station are shown above. Shown in front of a/model of rless Irms Thieves entered two Sundance firms Tuesday night and~ made an attempt to enter a third but failed. Entered were Sharps' Hard- ware where $50 in cash was tak- en and Circle S Service where nothing was taken. An attempt to break into the Jack and Jill Shop was frustrated by a barred rear window. Thieves entered Paul Sharps' store by prying off a storm win- dow and breaking a small hole in the inside window in order to unlock it. No merchandise was taken from the store. At Circle S, entrance was made through the garage. The thieves used a crowbar to pry open the door between the garage and the service station. Bob Roadifer said there was no money at the station and that no merchandise appeared to be missing. The thieves ripped a plastic screen over a rear window at the Jack and Jill Shop but the bar- red window prevented them from entering. COhTIffUIAZG C/tOOff COUA/TY .ff'A7dv,.' Official Newspaper for Crook County, Town of Sundanee and United States Land Office Volume LXII SUNDANCE, WYOMING, THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 15, 1960 Number 37 Final odds and ends of work on the new addition to the Sun- dan~e school are being completed. The new concrete block and brick structure is shown above. Contractor for the building was McCreerly Lumber Co. of Tor. rington which bid over $172,000 for the job. The two-story addition contains three classrooms and a commer- cial room ol~, the top floor. Space i i i one the first floor is taken up by a classrom, library,office space and other facilities. Other work includee~ a new heating plant and a combination lunchroom and study hall , , ,i m The Air Force representative of the Army nuclear power plant program told an overflow audi- ence at Friday night's nuclear power plant meeting here that by March 1962 the nuclear power plant slated for installation at Sundance Air Force Station will be operating as the primary source of power at the station. Lt. Col. Robert Cross said con- struction of buildings on Warren Peak will be completed this sum- mer. He said May, 1961 is the target date for shipping the nuc- lear plant here. From June to September, Col. Cross told the audience, the plant will be placed on foundations and the plant will get non-nuc- lear testing. The operational testing of the plant will be car- ried out from Sept. 1961 until March 1962. The evolution, development and operation of the nuclear pow- er plant was outlined by Col. Cross. He explained that the PM-1 plant being built by the Martin Company to be installed here is portable, medium - from 1,000 to 10,000 kilowatts of power - and is the first of its kind in the developmental series. The plant is the pressurized water reactor type. Col. Cross said the plant will produce 1,000 KW electricity and 2,000 KW heat - enough, he said, for 55 average homes each with an elec- tric range. He said the core in the reactor provides full plant capacity for two years before it has to be changed. The fuel for the two years, he said, would be less than 1000 lbs. The Air Force representative (Continued on Last Page, See. 1) , ,, H, ,m, , ,1, 1,1,1 ,, Last Pe TD Gives 6-6 the PM.1 plant are James E. Me- Laughlin, Lt. Col. Rash, Lt. Col. Ed Coverley, Bob Bender, Major ,Prudenthal, Lt. Col. Robert Cross, Major Joe John and Lt. Cochran. Plagued by costly fumbles, the Sundance Bulldogs opened the 1960 pigskin campaign here Fri- day by coming from behind to deadlock a strong favored Vale club, 6-6. Ted Seeley rambled four yards on an end sweep with two min. utes remaining to pull the Bull- dogs even. Fumbles and bad passes from center had Sundance in hot water several times. Vale's only score came as the result of a fumble. The South Dakota club tallied its lone touchdown after four minutes had elapsed in the open- ing period. Vale recovered a Sundance fumble and momeatl later, Jim Shuck, on a quarter- back keeper, galloped 30 yardl for the score. The game was played mostly between the 20-yard lines. Sun. dance threatened in the third quarter driving to the Vale 20 before a bad pass from center set them back to the 40. Coach Clarence $ore singled out Seeley for his ball carrying and Don Matthesen and David Sipe for their defensive play. The Bulldogs are idle thim week but meet Big Horn here Sept. 23 to open Powder River conference play.