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Anniversary Newspaper for Crook County, Town of Sundance and United States Land Office LVIII SUNDANCE, WYOMING, THU RSDAY, SEPTEMBER 27, 1956 Number 39 ual from Crook, Campbell counties will converge Monday for the an~ of the Tri-County Inc. ~Ual session will get start- p.m. in the American directors will be elected meeting. One director from each county term. ted from Crook county Reinecke and Palmer Darlington has from Weston coun- Shannon and Ray Campbell county. nominations may be Supt. Raymor~d McInty~re an. nounced this week that a public Local Rancher meeting will be held in Sundance Spots Brown Bear oct 12 for the purpose of pre- senting and discussing proposals In Bear Lodge by the National Park Service in response to public interest in add- The Bear Lodge Mountains have lug the Missouri Buttes to Devils apparently decided to live up to Tower National Monument anc~ their name. making other boundary changes at A Sundance rancher, Orville the national monument. the floor during the Lincoln, spotted a brown bear The meeting will open at 7 p.m. Friday on the west side of Ashdown in the Episcopal Parish hall. to the election, mem- canyon south, of the JimBush reports covering the ranch. McIntyre said Gov. Milward Simpson, members of Wyoming's Lincoln had just tipped up a Congressional delegation, land- jug of water to drink when he owners and stockmen adjacent to PSC looked down and saw the bear. Devils Tower and representatives on Lincoln estimated the bear weigh- of conservation and recreation in- Tariff ed about 400 pounds. (Continued on Last Page, Sac. 1~ Text of :ial Tower /s Message St:aml Issued Before 2,000 people Monday, the Below is the full text of the program celebrating the 50th an- President's message read at the niversary of Devils Tower Nation- 50th anniversary celebration at al Monument climaxed a summer Devils Tower Monday by Sac. of of celebration at the nation's first the Interior Fred Seaton. national monument. "The Wyoming Congressional One of the highlights of the delegation and many of the State's event was the reading of a personal citizens have emphasized to me message from President Eisenhow- the importance of the fiftieth an- er by Secretary of the Interior niversary of the designation of Fred Seaton. Devils Tower as our first National The list of dignitaries attending Monument. To all those taking the golden anniversary event in- part in this significant event, mark- cluded state and national political leaders, National Park Service and ed by a special United States Post Office Department officials comrhemorative stamp, I send and other dignitaries. greetings. "As you stand before this mag- nificent example of God's handi- work, you appreciate the foresight of our earlier generations in pro- tecting Devils Tower and all our National Parks and Monuments for the use of the American people. My congratulations go to the peo- ple of the State Qf Wyoming to- gether with our N~tional Park Service for the work already ac- complished and my best wishes as they seek to safegt~ard and to en- large the natural beauty of Ameri- ca's playgrounds.' Dwight D. Eisenhower." In addition to Seaton, other speakers included: Supt. Raymond McIntyre, Gov. Milward Simpson, Conrad Wirth, director of the Na- tional Park Service, Rep. Keith Thomson, Sen. Frank Barrett, Abe Goff, solicitor for the Post Office Department, Sen. Joseph C. O'Ma- hhoney and A. W. Bailey of Cas- per College, who directed Moun- taineers Week at Devils Tower. R. M. Bernd, chairman of the Devils Tower 50th anniversary committee, spoke briefly, saying it had been a pleasure to "work for something you believe in." Howard Baker, Region 2 direct- or the National Park Service, was the master of ceremonies and State (Continued on ~ Page, See. I) Yoming' Public Service has schteduled a public Cheyenne Oct. 23 on a commodity tariff the Railway Express has been set for the commission's hear- Supreme Court and building. tariff reflects an" in- seven percent on corn- for which special rates Provided between points state as shown in the include bakery bread, butter, cereals, c o f f e e, cream, meat, poultry, and others. $1on City man was killed afternoon in a car- on the haul road He was William driver of the car. car collided with a Engineering C o. loaded with gravel Baird of Upton. is hauling gravel on Highway 585 over to its project on The accident occur- IV~ miles east on the Oudin said Me- on the wrong road. Baird attempted accident by pulling to of the road, but was do so. The collision the car pulled in front the accident were l ge, See. I) Portion of A smatl portion of the crowd of 2,000 that attended the Devils Tower 50th anniversary celebra. tion Monday is shown above as Anniversary Event i. Secretary of the Interior Fred Seaton spoke. The anniver-~ry program cli- maxed a year of celebrations held at Devils Tower National Monu, merit in honor of its golden an- niversary. At the right of the speakers stand is the Lowry Air Feree Base band which played ~g the event,