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Service Director S The, aims and plans of the National Park Service were re- viewed bciefly by Conrad L. Wtrth, director of the National Park Service, at the Devils Tow- er 50th anniversary celebration Monday. Wirth sai~ $150,000 worth of improvements have already been programmed for Devils Tower and that other developments to- ta~ling $250,000 are planned for Devils Tower during the Park Service's "Mission 66." Seaton Discusses Mission 66 A personal message from Pres. talent Eisenhower was read Monday during the event eele- bratlng the 50th anniversary of Devlk Tower National / Monn- ment by Secretary of the Inter- ior Fred Seaton, Seaton also delivered the main address during the afternoon. The main portion of his speech concerned "Mission 66", a 10- year program of improvement and development planned by the National Park Service. Alva Miss Elizabeth Wilson, a teacher in the Spearfish schools, was a weekend guest of Mr. and Mrs. Malcolm Driskill. Mr. and Mrs. Ben Wood and son Rill were Sunday dinner guests at T Cross T Ranch visiting Mr. and Mrs. ~eolm Driskill. Mrs. Wood is a ~ister of Mr. Driskill. Mr,~d Mrs. Elmore Harrington, ]~r. and Mrs. Milo Harrington and daughter Rickie of Rapid City were guests of Mr, and Mrs. Kay Driskill. The Elmore Harringtons are Mrs. Driskill's parents. Mr. and Mrs. Willard Pummell and family of Spearfish spent Sun- day with Mr. and Mrs. Kay Driskill. Jess Lincoln Driskill, son of Mr. and Mrs. Malcolm Driskill, will leave Saturday for his home in Denver after spending eight weeks with his parents doing con- struetion work on the T Cross T ranch. THE RUSSIAN PEOPLE -- AGAINST COMMUNISM Nikolai Khokhlov is a former meeting Communism --- overthrow TJIE SUNDANCE of the Soviet system by the enslav- Sundance, Wyo. Sept. ed peoples themselves." Khokhlov rejected the two methods of resist- u Lr ' ues"onna'--s ing Communism: (1) atomic war, or C2) peacef coexistence His Being Sent to full recent testimony may be ob- tained from the V. S. Government Standby Printing Office, Washington, D. C. Ask for Part 8, Testimony of Major-General R. L. ~:smaY, Nikolai Khokhlov. ruing state director of Sel/vice, last week pointed out the nation's entire standby officer of the Russian secret po- Adult History both men and women, are lice. While stationed in Commu- mailed questionnaires whim nist East Germany, he was assign- Class Opens Here be used to determine their: ed to direct the assassination of a ability in time of national Russian in Frankfurt (West Gcr- An adult history class, "U. S. gency. many) who was mobilizing aid for History Since 1900," opened Sat- an anti-Communist underground urday at Sundanee high school with The questionnaires must movement behind the Iron Cur- Supt. Wes Huckins teaching. The ed out and returned to the rain. Khokhlov went to the Rus- course carries three quarter hour ist's local board. sian and exposed the plot. Then credits at BHTC. In explaining why the he himself sought asylum with Huckins said registrations for reservists were receiving t! American authorities in West Ger- the course would be accepted until tionnaires, Gen. Esmay poi~ many. A scheme to get his wife Friday evening, Oct. 5. Cost of some of the problems whic and child out of Russia, simultan- the course including book is the standby reservist in past: eously with his escape, failed and $22.28. "In time of emergency," "the standby reservist had he now assumes they are dead or The course includes nine meet- of judging if and when : in prison in Russia. ings of three hours each and Huck- Since hi~. arrival in America ins said he would try to conclude be called to active ;luty. Khokhlov has given Congressional the course before Thanksgiving. "This was actually Committees valuable information / ledge than most selective J about ~he tactics and strategy of registrants had in regard the Communist world-wide c~n- Deadline Set status, since they could many things regarding spiracy. In his most recent ap- For Parents to tion and also had the pearance before the House Com- mittee on Un-American Activities Insure Students , of presenting information ~e urged the American people to draft boards, which could accept the fact that the Russian The deadline for parents to in- tion to reclassify the people do not want Communism sure their children during the where circumstances and are the world's best hope for sclmol year at the Sundance schools Esmay said the new law crushing and exterminating it. He has been set for Oct. 2, Supt. Wes correct this situation by said the anti-Communist under- Huckins said this week. that each standby reservist ground in Russia would one day In a letter which was sent to all called to active duty lead a revolt and overthrow the Parents, Huckins said that because full consideration has whole Red apparatus, of the obligation which the school all the facts in his ease. Acceptance A Blow had to accept for the students' Each standby ,~eservist Khokhlov said that the free safety, no boy or girl would be al- placed in one of three world's public acceptance of the lowed to make trips sponsored by based upon the Red dictators, on a social and the school or participate in inter- questionnaire: I-R, political level, is a great blow to school athletics without the in- deferred for civilian the morale of the Russian people, surance, sential to the maintenance a victory for the Red bosses. Corn- The insurance is offered through national health, safety or mittee members hearing Khokh- the Horace Mann Mutual Casualty and III-R, deferred by I lov's testimony described him as Co. and is approved by the Wyo- extreme hardship and pri one of the most valuable witness- ruing Education Assn. and the dependents. es ever to give testimony on the state Department of Education. The standby reservist the right of appeal if he Communist conspiracy. My friend The cost of the insurance is $1.00 vineed that his category is Herbert Philbrick, who served the a year for tudents from the kin- reet. FBI in the American Red under- dergarten through Grade Six and __~ ground and helped send the 11 top $1.50 per year for students in leaders to jail, strongly urges that Grades 7 through ~12. ~ every citizen read the Khokhlov Huckins said the policy would TeM~||~ rs G~0~ testimony in full. Frank S. Tavenner, Jr., Commit- cover students while engaged in tee counsel, asked Khokhlov: "In any school activity including inter- iIB__x_~.~t N~me~ what way would you suggest, could school athletics and while eommut- this country be of assistance to ing between home and school, a the people of Russia in the situa- feature which should be given spe- N~t~ tion confronting them?" Khokhlov cial consideration by parents whose replied: children ride busses. The Crook County Understanding First Teachers Association "I suppose first of all that Amer-~ ~ffi, __ The meeting of the school Times ican people should come to under- =eTrlng dance Saturday and stand that Communism is an ira- cers. moral system, a system which de- New Mrs. Harriet Waugh prives you of your decency, of Alden Robinson, Mooreroft was elected president. your right to be an individual, and Tommy Miller, Laramie son of Sundance was which will exploit you drastically Dick Bush, Hulett president, and Irene in order to achieve its own ends. Cecil Hughes, Springfield, Va. Hulett was elected Besides you must believe and un- Mrs. W. C. Driskill, St. Louis, Mo. urer. derstand that the Russian people Renewals Chet Bowen don't want Communism, that the John Prestes, Ericson, Nebr. schools at Gillette, Russian people are moral and very Lyle Fall, Sundance meeting. religious despite all the oppression The next session of James Neiman, Hulett tjon will be held at of the Soviet system, and that Ilonnell Gould, San Antonio, Tex. January. they are the first victims of Com- Mrs. E. A. McLaughlin, Sundanee munism. , ,,.--~ "As soon as you understand Andrew Semsey, Sundance this; you will realize why the Rus- Clarence Simmons, Ogden, Utah Senior FHA sian people cannot support the Frank Snider, Sundance Carl Wilson, Alva Select Con. Soviet system, but must fight it. Glen Morris, Alva~ And all they need from you in For School Year this fight is your confidence and Chester Hutchins, Sundance Leslie Jones, Sundance your spiritual support. You are The enior FHA in a unique position. You have Carl Reimer, Nisland, S.D. dance high school J. K. Benniek, Sundance at your disposal extremely power- meeting~Sept. 20 and ful technical means for broadcast- C. W. Hayward, Sundance voting delegates for ing and printing. You have other Bobby Oudin, Sundance meeting. technical means, if you could Eddy Bunta, Chicago, ill. ~ Named were Shirle: bring yot~r faith and trust in the Mrs. Florence Neubecker, Spokane, Mitts and Claudette Wash. The chapter also Russian people directly to them, it would help tremendously. Henry Waugh, Alva Follow The Right Walter HackeR, Woodstown, N. J. "I am not sure whether this next point fits here, but perhaps it does. The early Christians did not follow Christ because He pre- sented them with facts and figures that He would emerge victorious. They followed Him because they believed it to be their duty. To- day it would be difficult to present facts and figures to prove that the Soviet regime can soon be over- thrown by the force of the Russian peoples themselves. But we know that it is our duty to try. You see, noboQy will be able to destroy hu- manity if all the peoples of the world will help one another spir- itually. "This is~why you should believe in the possibility of a third way of B. F. Lincoln~ Sundanee Jay Russell Durfee, Upton Orville I~incoIn, Sundance / Reta Sigma Phi Pla~ Rush Party on Oct. 8 -The fall rush party of Beta Sig- ma Phi sorority has been planned by Kappa chapter for Oct. 8 at the Episcopal parish hall. The party will open at 8 p.m, 'Members 04' Exe~nplar chapter have been invited to attend. Mem- bers of Exemplar chapter have been asked to call Mrs. Carl Mayer and let her know if they plan to attend. mittees to handle the ities. Serving on the program of work - Kaarexl chairman; Linda Frank; Publicity - chairman; Nancy Stech, len Ellsbury; finance - Hejde, chairman; Claudette Miller; Geraldine Joy, Petera; membership- er, chairman; Shirley reation - Goodson, Mary Ellen . Joan student adviser and da Mayer; initiation - Kathleen Hejde and The first scheduled by the smorgasbord Oct. 27.