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Pile of wood in foreground will provide the heat for TCEA'S free beef barbecue to be served ~turday during Tri-Countys annual meeting in OUndance. In the background, Kenneth Montgomery is operating the hoist lowering brick to Lyle Fall, who is constructing the barbecue pit. The deep concrete and brick pit is expected to cook this year's beef to a T. CONTINUING THE CROOK COUNTY NEWS |UNDANC~, WYOMING 82729 IN THE BLACK HIIJ.,S FIFTEEN CENTS OF WYOMING PER COPY Official Newspaper for Crook County, City of Sundance and U. S. Land Office TttURSDAY, SEPT. 27, 1973 Seventy-fifth Year No. 39 A free beef barbecue and eleco. Featured speaker at this year's tion of three directors will fen- meeting will be John Stencel, ture the annual meeting of Tri- County Electric Association in Sundance Saturday, high school gymnasium. The barbecue, to which the public has been invited, will be served starting at 11:30 a.m. with the business meeting opening at 1:30 p.m. Registration for TCEA'S annual event will start at 10 a.m. and will close at 6 p.m. The polls will also close at 6 p.m. Candidates nominated in the director's election are Charlie Peterson, Campbell county; Carl Mayer, Crook county; and Jim Dowdy, Weston county. All are presently members of the TCEA board. Additional nominations can be made from the floor during the meeting. One director will be named from each of the three counties for a three-year term. nce 1-90 Project is Among WHD Biq An Interstate 90 project at Sun- dance will be among the seven projects let when the Wyoming ttighway Department opens bids Oct. 17. The projects are esti- mated to cost $3,000,000. The projects include an 1-90 president of the Rocky Mountain Farmers Union. His address will involve rural development. Reports will also be given dur- ing the meeting by President Carl Mayer, Secretary-Treasurer Charlie Peterson and Manager George Letellier. Various door prizes will also be awarded during the afternoon meeting. In Damage Suit In an amended complaint filed in district court here Sept. 19, Gilbert G. and Rhea K. Vondris- ka, have named Lloyd H. and Blanche 'Cole, Sundance, as co- defendants in the $100,000 damage suit filed by the Vondriskas against Roberts Construction Co., Sundance. The Vondriskas filed the dam- age suit July 3. The Colas were named as co-defendants since they retained a one-half royalty interest in the quarry operated by Roberts Construction Co. The construction company filed a $350,000 counterclaim July 25, asking for $250,000 in actual dam- ages, $100,000 in punitive dam- ages, interest and costs. DUPLICATE BRIDGE project starting 1.4 miles north- A 31/2-table Howell movement The boot comprises an ordinary ,~,~e Crook County School Dis- oil and propane were: boot with the sole connected to Set No. One board approved Peterson Gas Co., Sundance, a telescoping extension formed of ~ane and fuel oil bids and propane for Sundance, 18 cents bands or rings conforming to the ¢~.Oclitional duty contracts during per gallon; A&V Gas Service,shape of the boot sale. ' -- Hulett, propane for Hulett and ~ rneeting in Sundance Thurs- This extension is blown up with ?.. rural schools, 21 cents per gallon; air, like a tire, to varying heights. a ~aditional duty contracts were and Tesoro Petroleum Corp.,Humphrey said the maximum ovea fo • Newcastle, fuel oil for Sundance height of the extension boot is Holo oot LUll[or high wrestling; Kelly $.112934. .~a'ehfield., ,Junior high track; In other business, the beard ~cl Sharon Shuck, high school discussed the need for a trailer- "°.eerleader snonsor house at the Brisla~n School _.~Iulett - R[ch ard'NeaviU, as- and agreed to purchase a trail- ~i~ue~t basketball coach, erhouse at a cost not to exceed The readings: L.. ~.tmdance - Earl Gray, junior $2500. Max. Min. Prec. ~Sh football, wrestlin2 and track Board members also discussed Sept. 18 ..................... 70 37 0 ~aeh; Thomas Wails Junior a possible bus garage at Hulett Sept. 19 ..................... 67 43 0 ql , .I . gh basketball• Frances Hitzel, and agreed the cost of a block Sept 20 76 48 0 , . , . . . • .................... i ~,~ school ,qav. and Donna building was prohlbmve It was Sept 21 71 46 18 I ..¢, high school cheerleader suggested that the cost of a metal Sept. 22 ....................... 67 37 0 [ "~t~Sor. " building be considered. The Sept• 23 ................... 70 43 in June 1970 on development of the boot. He filed for his patent March 21, 1972. Humphrey said the extension boots are useful in extending the height to which the wearer can reach in such occupations as painting. Humphrey was granted the pat- ent Aug. 14 after starting work 1~ grasshopper meeting hasresidents must follow the same scheduled in Sundance Oct.procedure used by the city. Trash starting at 7:30 p.m. in the bags must be purchased from the U, S,PatentOn courthouse juryroom, city at $15 for a case of 150, or i l'he meeting has been set for $3.75 for 25 bags, which will be and pest beard members the minimum number sold•Extension Boot all lancfowners who had their The landfill site will be open d sprayed for grasshoppers from 1 to 6 p.m. Wednesdays and Irvin R. (Bud) Humphrey, Sun- s summer. 9 a.m. to S p.m. Saturdays. Cur- dance contractor, said Monday he . .h refund is expected to be rently, the city is fencing and has received a United States pat- Pa!d to these landowners, who preparing the landfill site and is ant for his invention of a pneu- ~aid more than the actual bid expected to have the work corn- matic extension boot. or the grasshopper spraying, pleted in the next few days. The (C.~tinned on Last Page, See. 1) HereMom monthly fee or complying with the rate schedule. The council said out of town This cement and brick-lined barbecue pit, adjacent to the old school playground in Sundance, is being built by Tri-County Electric Association, for its annual barebcue held tn conjunction with the cooperative's annual meeting. This year's barbecue will be held Saturday with the public invited to attend. Lyle Fall, Sundance, is constructing the pit for TCEA. at the former Air Force housing council did agree to check on the site. It sets a monthly $2.75 fee number of bags of trash that plus bag costs. These residents come from the school daily. will have a choice between the In other business, General Sup- sat a special meeting of the ing area. The city will not pick city said it would announce open- east of Sundance and extending was played Tuesday night at the .Undance City Council Wednesday up trash at the site which is out- ing of the site when work is5.271 miles northeast of Sundance. regular meeting of the Sundance ~ght, the council established side the city limits, completed. Project work will involve Duplicate Bridge Club. ~tes to be charged out of tqwn This rate schedule was set by Some discussion was also held grading, draining, two twin T- Results of the play were: 1. ~dents for using the city's new the council for out of town people on current rates charged some girder span structures, one T- Millie Bernd and Buster Popham; sanitary landfill operation, hauling trash to the new landfill business places in the city. The girder span machinery pass, two 2. Jeanne Collier and Ethel Main discussion centered site (all figures are per trip): council said the schools, restaur- box culvert installations and mis- Sharp; and 3. Theresa Port and ~Ound the removal of trash from bag rate - 25 cents; car - $2; ants and some motels may be cellaneous work. Norma Bernd. .~qfnrmer Air Force housing site pickup or station wagon - $5; undercharged at the present time but that some motels feel their ,aViag.~' ere severalThe councilfamilieSwas toldare noWthat truckssmall dump. $25.truck - $10; and large rate should be lowered in the off |t is likely that one man will The council also came up with season. ~ul all the trash from the hous- an alternative rate for residents No action was taken but the