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September 21, 1967     The Sundance Times
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C 0NTINUINO THE CROOK COUNTY NEWS ~JIdDANOE, WYOMING 82729 ~/J~ITETAIL DEERCAPITAL TEN CENTS ~WORLD PER COPY Official Newspaper for Creek County, City of Sundance and U. S. Land Office Sixty-Ninth Year Number 38 THURSDAY, SEPT. 21, 1967 DENISE CLINTON ~a~Y~f~I is continuing to check call .authorities. .~Vils Tower area .this week At that time, the suspect was a skeleton ,found in that described as between 5 feet 10 ~t: $Ul 27 was identified ~'~d 'y inches and 6 feet .tall, weighing . a~ as th, at of Denise Clint- abou`t 180 pounds, wi.th dirty ~ne-year-old Independence, blonde ,hair and deep ,blue eyes, ' girl. I lh~tifica*tion of ~che girl was right handed and very ,polite. He ~vas then estimated at 30 years ~/ae. ,b.y ~;he FBI. The little girl old, .appeared to be .smoking Phil- .~elZed July 8, 1965 :by a ,gun- ip Morris .cigarettes and was be- VCho lobbed her grandpar- lieved to have been driving a ,~a motel a,long U. S. 71 in dence ~tbout 15 miles white 1959 Oldsmobile. ~, .dOWnown Kansas City. The tl~ala~ been under investiga- ~,~, ~Y the FBI rsince then. After a week of stormy wea- ther in ~hich Sundance received 3Vz inches of rain, ,the sun finally shone Wednesday. WJhile temperatures were on the cool side, by some miracle the area escaped any ,frost or snow. The drenching rain reduced the Chrea,t of fires in forests and grasslands. Heaviest amount of rain was recorded Thursday when one inch ,was recorded, Nearly 2Vz inches fell during the ,three-day period from Thursday to Saturday. Temperatures failed to ,exceed 58 during the week with a low of 32 bcing posted Sept. 12. Max. Min. Prec. Sept. 12 .............. 42 32 0 Sept. 13 ................. 46 -- .55 Sel~t. 14 47 34 1.00 Sep,t. 15 .... 50 34 .60 Sep. 16 ......... 50 40 .84 Sept. 17 ,__ 58- 40 .15 Sept. 18 ........... 57 45 .34 Stolen Car Is Found Abandoned A car stolen in Lovell Satur- day night was found abandoned Sunday near Beulah. Sheriff Henry 0udin, who found the ear, said it was aban- doned in Wyomir~g at the W~yo- ming~.~outh Dakota line just east o,f Beulah. Sundance voters will go to the polls Tuesday to rhake a decision on a special $18,000 bond issue. If the bond issue ,is approved, t,he $18,000 raised by ~che sale of general obligation bonds will be used to purchase and equip a new fire truck for ,the city. Voting hours avill be from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. aviCch voters in Precinct No. 1 - Northside voting ~at the city hall and Precinct No. 1 - Southside residents voting in .the Methodist ,church basement. In order to pass, Che bond is- sue must be approved by both .property .and non-prape~y own- ers. The election ends several months of ,discussion by the Sun- dance City Council on :the prob- lem of a new truck. The council set up the :bond issue election at its Augus meeting. At that meeting, ,the council discussed the merits of a fully- Award at Doug Posting an all4ime record score of 234 points, the Bear Lod,.,~e FFA chap,ler ,won lhe farm me- chanics award in the FFA division of the Wyoming State Fair. Chapter adviser Dick IIubbard said the local chapter is the first in the s,tate to exceed 200 points. The Bear Lodge chapter took 30 farm mechanics exhibits to the state fair and all placed in the top four places. Hubbard said 15 of the exhibits won blue ribbons. The exhibits also won six red, five whi.te and four pink. The chapter received a ~rophy for winning the farm mechanics. .Overall in all divisions, the Bear Lodge chapter pta~ed fifth. The chal)ter placed sixth in dairy and eighth in agronomy. Nor- man Ly,tle showed the reserve champion Brown Swiss cow. equipped 500,gallon ,pumper and a 750-gallon ur~it to be equLpped initially with existing hoses and accessories. Council members finally ao . greed, if the bond issue is ap- proved, to leave the speci1ca- tions open and ask bidders o of- fer proposals ~ov e~ther or both unRs with optional equipment. Driver Injured Inl-90 Accident A Brownsfield, Tex. man, Gil- bert Archibald, escaped serious injury Tuesday morning when his car left 1-90 east of Moorcroft and landed in Wind Creek. State ,Highway Patrolman Bill Conley said Archibald, driving a Wolkswagen, fell asleep. The ac- cident occurred six miles east of Moorcroft at lhe Wind Creek in- terchange as Archibald was east- bound. Conley said the car left the right side of the .highway, rolled once, jumped ~the right of way ~ence and landed on its cop in Wind Creek. The car was a total loss. Archibald was thro,wn from the ear and received cuts on his nose and forehead. He was treated at the Campbell County Memorial ttospital in Gillette. TV Association To Meet Election of officers and se~ting of 1968 dues ,will feature a meet- ing of the Sundance Television Association Friday nigh`t. Th~ meeting will be held at Security Trust and Title .Co. startin,g at 8 p.m. In other business, 1:he associa- ,tion will also consider Che pttr- eha~e of a transistorized transla- `tor for 'Channel 9. ~erif~ ~enry Oudin said ~.les Gunter and George Ma- IWi~,..l~BI a gen,ts from Casper, Ii :,'.~ ~here Thursday Gunter ~th~ here th~s week, ,talking ~t residents in the Devils Tow- l~l~re~ and searching for leads ,L~ n~W the ,body got there. Skeleton was discovered in .by ranchers, Dick Sha~w ~ke Kelley, on the Maurice er ranch just west of Devils .r National Monumen.t. ts girl, a reddish blonde with ~es and freckles across her , nod been asleep on a eou.ch !r~m next ,to .that of her arents who were manag- . mote']. She wore a blue aite checkered nightgown. ,robber.kidnapper took $246 ,toe couple and bound and ~aem bu.t the couple were ~ase themselves and !O emakers Club embers Invited r Gillette A-Day ,Extension Home- mem,bers .have been ~o attend the Campbell Omernakers ~Achievement ~illette Saturday. Home Economist Vir- said the event will t ~;he Campbell county ~vich registration at arid a hmeheon at :said Crook eourtty ~vLL1 be guests at the Incerested women are contact ~he coun,ty Ex- ~ffice here. The bare steel bones of the new Crook county courthouse rise against the sky as Weber Con- struction Co. goes ahead with the building. Jack Newhouser, project super- intendant, said Wednesday that erection of steel is finished and the steel decking laid. He said pouring of the first floor slab will be started Friday morning. Bricklayers started on the ex- terior walls Wednesday and New. houser estimated that with a break from th~ weather the build- ing could be enclosed .in two weeks. Other work is going on in the basement where the electrical contractor is making electrical runs and the sheet metal con- tractor is installing duct work.