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September 21, 1967

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Residen~ts of three counties will gather in Sundance Saturday for the annual meeting of .the Tri- C(mnty Electric Association, Inc. Sessions will be held at ,the high school gymnasium star~i~g at 1 p.m. Election of three directors and ge FFA J InState Event Seven members of the Bear Lodge FFA chapter a,t Sundance high school, accompanied by chap- ~er adviser Richard Hubbard, will return from Laramie Wednesday following the three-day state FFA judging contests. Members making the trip, and the events in which they judged, are Bruce Cundy, livestock, agron- omy; Harold Kennedy and Gary Canfield, dairy, live~ock; Mike Hutchinson, agronomy, livestock, poultry; John Snider, farm me- chanics; and Ron Pulse and Ron Vore, farm mechanics, poultry and dairy. Livestock, poultry and crops were judged ,Monday. Dairy judg- .ing was held at Ft. Collins, Colo. Tuesday morning with farm me- chanics judging held Tuesday af- ternoon. The awards assembly was ,held Wednesday morning. g Topic A new method of controlled ~breeding that offers the possibil- ity of higher profits for sheep- men will be demonstrated at a special field day Sept. 22 at the county fairgrounds ~here. The demonstration will start at 2 p.m. John "ribhits, G. D. Searle & Co. representative in this area, ar- ranged the demonstration with the cooperation of the Crook County Wool and Lamb Growers "Association. All sheepmen and other interested persons are in- vited to attend. The new method synchronizes estrus in ewes so they can be bred more nearly a,t the same time, .greatly shortening the lambing period. Results include planned lamb- ing, lambs of uniform size and ~ewer lambing losses. y Here The Ellsworth Air ~Force Base band will be :heard in concert here Slept. 28 at the local schools, secondary school principal Mur- ray Collins said Tuesday. The band will appear at the Sundance gymnasium from 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. The free concert will be open ~to the public. Col- ~lins said the local school had requested an appearance by the ,band. Faculty Members Attend Activities Meet at Gillette Six members of the Sundance ~eaching ,staff were in Gillette Sept. 16 ,attending a Northeast Di,strict Activities .Association meeting. .~ttending were Walter McKay, John C~ylord, Dennis Talich, Bob Beaudoin, Earl Gray and Murray Collins. Purpose of the meeting was to set up dates and activities for the 1967-68 school year. m voting on two proposed by-laws will feature the annual meeting. One director will be named from each of Crook, Campbell and Weston counties for a three- year ,term. Candidates for seats on the board are: Ray Cutler and Char- lie Peterson, Campbell; Harry Ha- beck and Carl Hayer, Crook; and Jim Dowdy and Clifford Schulze, Weston. Other nominations may be made from the floor during the meeting. The proposed by-laws to be vot- ed on by members involve the method of voting and .the dufdes of the secretary. Other business during the meet- ing will include reports by Pres- FLBA Officers At Omaha Event Nine directors, officers and em- ployees of the Federal Land Bank Associations of Belle Fourche and Sundance attended a two-day gol- den anniversary meeting in Om- aha Sept. 12-13. The meeting climaxed a year of events marking the 50th anni- versary of the Federal Land Bank of Omaha. Attending .the meeting from the Federal Land Bank Association of Sundance were President Ed Ma- thews and ~rs. Mathews; Vice president James I. Newland and Mrs. Newland; Mr. and Mrs. A1 Schelldorf and Lorin Harper. Among others attending was U. A. Jarvi, Belle Fourche, Federal Land Bank Association Manager. atSite Members of the Sundance Boy Scou,t Troop and the Explorer Post -~ill camp ~his weekend at the Ellsbury camp sRe in the ~ear Lodge. The Boy Scouts will work on spring d evelol)men~ while the Ex- plorers ~vili slab the present building. The name-the camp contest is over but a name for the camp has not yet been selected. Superintendents Group Secretary is Zelma Pickerd County Superintendent Zelma Pickerd was elected secretary of the Wyoming ,County Superinten- dent Association ~last week during the county officers convention held in Casper. Eighteen members .attended the meeting of the division of county superintendents. Other new officers are Leon Millard, Hot Springs.county, pres- ident; Bill Jones, Johnson, vice president; and Mary Helvey, Sheridan, .treasurer. Speaking to the superin,tend- en,ts were Mr. Stapleton, director of safety; Dorris Sander, director of elementary education; Don Shanor, acting executive secre- tary, Wyoming Education Associa- tion; and State Superintendent of Public Instruction Harry Roberts. ~oel Edwards attended the State Fire.men's School held in Casper Thursday~Sunday. Fred D. Tschetter and Gary Jensen al- so attended the .school, then drove .to Cheyenne on business before returning home Monday. Mr. and Mrs. Vonley Johnson, Buffalo, W~o., were Sunday vis- itors of Mr. and Mrs. Harry John- son and other relatives. THE SUNDANCE TIMES St ate ident .Carl Mayer, Treasurer Char- lie Peterson and Manager George Letellier. Door prizes will also be award- ed during the meeting. Info is Sought On 10 Persons The Sundance Methodist church is seeking the location of several early-day residents. They are Mildred Elliot, Flora Folden, Annette Gage, Grady Green, Lloyd Green, Helen Har- mon, Pearl Harmon, Perry Smith, Jeanette Smith and Opal Yeoman Thomas. Persons with information are asked to call 283-2790 or 283-3183. Dale Blakeman spent August 30 until September 12 ~vith his par- ents, Mr. and ~rs. Frank Blake- man after completing boot train- ing at the San Diego Naval Base. From September 1-4 .the Frank Blakeman family and Mr. and Mrs. Gerald Blakeman of Beulah spen,t Saturday-Monday at Mea- dowlark Lake in the Big Horn mountains. Mr. and Mrs. J. D. Blakeman and children .and Mr. and Mrs. Merle Blakeman of Sheridan joined the group for a day of picnicking .and fishing Sun- day. New C er Maj. Stanley C. Gross has as- sumed command of the 731st Ra- dar Sq., Sundanee Air Force Sta- tion. A native of Easton, Pa., Gross comes here from an assignment with ~he Royal Canadian Air Force i.n O~,tawa, On~tario, Canada, ~vhere he spen.t several years as part of the USAF-RCAF exchange program. Before startin,g ~ais assignment at ~undance AFS, the Air Force's only nuclear-powered iad ar site, he attended a nuclear por#er ori- entation course at Ft. Ben,oiL Va. Gross, who has 19 years ser- vice with the Air Force, served as a communications-electronics staff officer in Canada. During War II, he spent a majority of ~his time in the European Theater of Operations and was recalled to active duty in the early years of ,lhe Korean War. He received a BS degree in poultry husbandry from Penn State in 1941 and later returned to do research work in pou.ltry .husbandry and undergraduate study in electrical engineering He is married 'to the former Dora Frankel, Easton, Pa. Two of their children, Steven, 17, and Joan, 11, are ~vith ,them at Sun- dance AFS. Their daughter, Bar- bara, 21, will remain in Canada to attend school and work at Expo '67. Open Housa Open house at Wyoming way Department facilities held Sept. 28 50th anniversary of the men~ ,and Na:tional Hi Sept. 24-30. The Wyoming Highway ment said Rs offices in Gillette, Sundance :and will be open to the public day for inspection of Duplicate The Sundance DuialicaCe ,Club played ~a three-table movement at its regular Tuesday night. Results ~vere: 1. Jay and Harold Bernd; 2. by and Ethel and 3. Ann Fall and Art Ti~e club's meeting next~ day wD1 not start un,til 8 because of ~he city bond Hills Drive-In Spearfish, S. D. Ph. 642-3109 Children Under 12 Free Fri., Sat., Sun. Sept. 22-23-24 "A BIG HAND FOR TH~ LIt LADY" Model 150, 10x 14, shielded-type press wheels LIST PRICE - $1524.25 Hydraulic Lift w --- New paint, live PTO, wide front, Torque Amplifier. El ............. 10 CASE MODEL L New tires front and rear, runs good. TCEA Meeting