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PAGE 2 THE SUNDANCE TIMES OCTOBER I I, 1990 In ceremonies held here Sunday at the Episcopal Church of the Good Shepherd, church members commemo- rated the 100th anniversary of the laying of the corner- stone and the relaying of the cornerstone by the Grand Lodge, A.F. & A.M. of Wyo- mt. Top picture shows the new stone tablet, 12x14x4, which was dedicated. It was in- stalled Just to the right of the original cornerstone and covers a soldered copper box containing various items of the present day. The original stone is 16x16x24 and had a niche also containing a copper box. The original copper box, which had deteriorated badly was taken out and the open- ing sealed. In the bottom picture are Grand Lodge members who conducted the cornerstone ceremony. Junior Past Mas- ter Earl Christensen (front) was acting Grand Master. Church of the Good Shepherd observes cornerstone laying by Mary Jean Wilson According to Church records, the RL Rev. Ethelbert Talbot, the Episcopal Bishop for the missionary district of Wyoming and Idaho, first visited Sundance sometime in 1888 and held the first Episcopal services here. Bishop Talbot again visited in May of 1889 at which Lime records in the County Clerk's office show that he purchased one plot of ground on Main Street consisting of two and a half lots for $25. This plot was later sold. He visited again in July, 1889 and purchased another plot containing three lots for $ 100, and it was on this second piece that the Church of the Good Shepherd was constructed. In 1890 Charles E. Snavely was appointed Priest in Charge of the infant mlsslon. Snavely also served In Weston County and that part of Crook County that is now Campbell County. Services were first held in the school building and then later in the Methodist Church. Rev. Snavely, and P. Gavan Duffy, appointed Missionary In Charge in 1896, each leR brief histories of the infant mlsslon. The informaUon in thls chapter Is largely derived from those records. Both are somewhat sketchy on dates and items of the Bishop's visits during those earlyyears. Each of those early visits of the v vY Y  vv Y   vv vv vv vv THE SUNDANCE TIMES 311 Main, P.O. Box 400, Sundance, WY 82729 Telephone 307-283-3411 Continuing The Crook County News Publication #USPC 526-720 Second Class Postage Paid at Sundance, Wyoming 82729 Entered as Second Class Matter in the Post Office at Sundance, Wyoming 82729 Member National Newspaper Association The Sundance Times is a legal newspaper for all publications Telephone: Area Code 307-283-3411 Published Every Thursday by THE SUNDANCE TIMES, INC. Howard Allen, Publisher - Jim Allen, Office Manager - Deanna Ericsson, Typesetter NOTE; If changing address, please include former address. Also give zip code, box or street address. POSTMASTER; Send address changes to The Sundance Times, P.O. Box 400, Sundance, Wyoming 82729. SUBSCRIPTION RATE8 To P.O. Addresses in Wyoming and Butte, Lawrence and Carter Counties, $I 1.00 per year. To P.O. addressed outside Wyoming, $12.50 per year. Minimum Subscription, 6 months - $7.50 POSTAL REGULATIONS REQUIRE THAT SUBSCRIIHONS BE PAID IN ADVANCE DEADLINE: 5 P.M. MONDAY OF WEEK TO BE IN INSERTED WANT AD RATES; 15c per word each insertion to be pald in advance. MINIMUM CASH INSERTION $1.50 MINIMUM CHARGE INSERTION $2.50 CLASSIFIED DISPLAY per column inch $4.00 CARD OF THANKS $3.50 EXHLa, LONG CARD OF THANKS $7.00 BLACK FACE READER ADV. per line .35c PUBLISHER'S NOTE: All real estate advertising in this newspaper is subject to A. Bishop was an occasion for baptisms and confirmations, providing a continued growth of the mission. Construction was begun on the foundation of a church building on September 19, 1890 by the Nefsy Bros. On September 26, 1890 THE SUNDANCE GAZ car- rled the following article. "The comer stone of the Church of the Good Shepherd (Episco- pal) will be lald {D.V.} on Thursday next October 2nd at 3 p.m. It is expected that the Masonic fraternity will turn out and lay the stone. The Sundance Silver Comet band will also turn out. We expect, ff nothing prevents them coming, to have the Rev. George C. Rafter, rector of St. Marks Church. Cheyenne, and Grand Prelate of the Knights Templar of Wyoming, and the Rev. John E. Sulger, general missionary of the Diocese, to be with us on that occasion. Evening prayer will be sald in the court house on that day at 7:30 p.m. The church will consist of a nave 24x36, chancel 8x14, vestry8 ft. 9in. x 12, and porch 5x8. The interlor will be finished in gothic style, with the rafters projecting and the spire will be 54 ft. from ground to top of cross. Nefsy Bros. are pushing the work forward as rapidly as possible, and expect to have the building completed on or before Dec. Ist. A beautiful lecturn and prayer desk have been ordered from Yankton, S.D, and other valuable pre- sents are expected to follow from friends in the east. Charles E. Snavely, Rector" On October I0, 1890 THE SUNDANCE GAZETI carried another story describing the service. "Corner Stone Laying Beautiful and impressive cer- emonies at the New Episcopal Church Foundation: At 3 p.m. on Wednesday, October 8, Sundance Lodge No 9 A.F. & A.M. assembled in the Lodge room on Main street. Soon af- ter they filed out and formed in line, and headed by the Sun- dance Silver Cornet band, marched to the comer of Main The service was as follows: Singing of hymn 232; reading of the 132 Psalm by the people and Rector; responses and prayers by the Rector; singing of hymn 405; then followed the beautiful Masonic ritual of laying of the stone. The following were the acting Grand [xdge officers: Herbert Alden, G.M.; M. Heinz, D.G.M.; F.E. Rounds, S.G.M.; L.M. Stone, J.G.W,; T.M. Pettigrew, G.T.; Thos. H. Moore, G.S.; O.B. ChasseU, G.C.; M.W. Pettigrew, S.G.D.; Geo. Barton, J.G.D., Wm. L. Thompson, S.G.S.; T.G. Smith, J.G.S. After the stone, a beautiful block of brown marble had been deposited in its place, and the corn, wine, and oil had been poured upon It, the Rector ad- vanced, and blessed the stone. Then followed the recitation of the Nicene Creed, and the Gloria in Excelsis. The Rector then introduced the Rev. John E. Sulger, who made a very elo- quent address. The Rector then made a short address, after which a collection was taken towards the furnishing the new church, amount to $19.66. After this. hymn 202 was sung, prayers were read and the blessing pronounced by the Rector, and thus ended one of the most beautiful services ever witnessed in this city. In the evenlng there was a service held in the court house at 7:30 at which a large num- ber of the citizens of the town, and others, were present, The _*Y7 " Rev. Mr. Sulger preached a very earnest, forcible sermon. The singing by the church choir was a marked feature of this service, and the singing of the anthem was exceptionally fine. We are most grateful to the Rev. Mr. Sulger for his visit amongst us, and for the elo- quent addresses he gave us. In order to come here, he post- poned the laying of the comer stone of his own church. We are also indebted to the Sun- dance Lodge No. 9 A.F. & A.M. for tumlng out and laying the stone: and the Sundance Silver ALL WINTER COATS AND JACKETS Cometband, for the time music they rendered. The contents of the box in the comer stone were: The Church and Her Ways; The People's Service - morning and evening prayer; The Living Church; The Churchman: The Young Christian Soldier; The Standard of the Cross; The Catholic Champion; The Iron Cross; Wyoming and Idaho Mission: Shepherd's Arms: Book of Common Prayer; Church Hymnal: Holy Bible; Newcastle Journal; short history of Church, and names of com- munlcants; Deadwood Pioneer, Wyoming Republican: Sun- dance Gazette; copy of the ser- vices used at the comer stone laying. Roster of Sundance Lodge N. 9 A.F. & A.M.; names of teachers and pupils of Sun- dance public school; names of mayor, city council and city clerk of Sundance and the city ordinances." Christ Church, Newcastle, was under construction at the same time. As mentioned in the above write-up, Rev. John E. Sulger, the rector in New- castle, delayed the cornerstone laying at his chruch In order to take part in the services In Sundance. The Church of the Good Shepherd was completed sometime in late December or early January, Snavely does not state specifically and other reports give various times. Another local aftisan who worked on the bulldingbesides the Nefsy Bros. was Herman Sommers, who built the pews, Gifts of furnishing for the new chruch incuded stained glass windows, a lecture and prayer desk and many other things. Some of these came from local people and some from as far away as Philadelphia and New Jersey. The first services in the new church were held on January I I, 1890 with Bishop Talbot present to dedicate the build- ing. Rev. Snavely recorded that during these services, the Bishop baptized three adults, five children, and confirmed six Levi Shrink-to-Fit 501's, Bootcut 517's, 557's and Dress Pants Wrangler Cowboy Cuts, Reg. Fit Boot Cuts, Slim Fits All Flannel Shirts in Stock All Ladies' Sweaters in Stock Colored Levi 501's and Wrangler Cowboy Cuts All Junior Jeans in Stock- Bugle Boys, Zena, Lawman, Wrangler, Levi, Steel, Silver Lake, Justin Allen. SOME STARTING AT JUST $9.88 SAVE UP TO $15 Carhartt and Walls Brown Duck Insulated Coveralls, bib overalls, SAVE $2.50 on Hanes Thermal Long Underwear the Federal Falr HousingAct of1968 which makes lt illegal and Sixth street, where the jackets, coats and vests Tops & Bottoms to advertise "any preference, limitation, or discrimination church lsinprocessoferection, based on race, color, religion, sex or national origin, or an Here they were met by the Revs. i IntentiOn tO make any such preference' llmltatiOn Or dls'crimlnatiOn.' generalMessrs" John E. Sulger, themissionary and arch- DURFE The newspaper will not knowlingly accept any advertising' deacon of the Diocese, and for real estate which is in violation of the law. Our readers' Charles E. Snavely, the Rector are informed that all dwelllngs advertlsed ln this newspaper of the Parish. When the band had rendered a beautiful se- Ph. 283-2082 are available on an equal opportunity basis, lectlon of music, the ceremony of laying the cornerstone began. persons. Bishop Talbot then went Newcastle, where he crated Christ Church January 13, 1890. Duffy ended their recordings t the affairs of the Churct Good Shepherd with ments of God's blessings their work, and the hope "God ma) work of my successor'. County receives BLM money Payments of over $6 million Wyoming counties as part the federal in lieu of taxes I program were announced the Bureau of Land ment this week. Crook County $68,870. The funds, which as the counties see fit on the amount of federal land in their tions. All of Wyoming's counties received some money. Natrona largest payment at Laramie, with $7,519, the lowest. Wyoming's total $6,975,204 was down year's payment of $7,856,811 The difference is from tractlng an additional $ I lion in federal revenue payments to counties this' amount. "'Good service. good coverage. good price- That's State Farm il'ISllrICC.'" Homecoming Time! Good luck,Bulldogs Jill Hartman 211 Cleveland 283-2187 SIATli fAlIM Like good nelghbor, State Farm i8 thmre. Stale Farm Insurance Comvan,es Bloomington, I]hnos SAVE UP TO 25% SAVE SAVE ALL LACROSSE RUBBER FOOTWEAR IS NOW ON SALE Including: Paes, Western Styles including the New Roper ],,ace Overboot & All Types of Lace Boots in 2, 4, 5 Buckle, ! PAGE 2 THE SUNDANCE TIMES OCTOBER I I, 1990 In ceremonies held here Sunday at the Episcopal Church of the Good Shepherd, church members commemo- rated the 100th anniversary of the laying of the corner- stone and the relaying of the cornerstone by the Grand Lodge, A.F. & A.M. of Wyo- mt. Top picture shows the new stone tablet, 12x14x4, which was dedicated. It was in- stalled Just to the right of the original cornerstone and covers a soldered copper box containing various items of the present day. The original stone is 16x16x24 and had a niche also containing a copper box. The original copper box, which had deteriorated badly was taken out and the open- ing sealed. In the bottom picture are Grand Lodge members who conducted the cornerstone ceremony. Junior Past Mas- ter Earl Christensen (front) was acting Grand Master. Church of the Good Shepherd observes cornerstone laying by Mary Jean Wilson According to Church records, the RL Rev. Ethelbert Talbot, the Episcopal Bishop for the missionary district of Wyoming and Idaho, first visited Sundance sometime in 1888 and held the first Episcopal services here. Bishop Talbot again visited in May of 1889 at which Lime records in the County Clerk's office show that he purchased one plot of ground on Main Street consisting of two and a half lots for $25. This plot was later sold. He visited again in July, 1889 and purchased another plot containing three lots for $ 100, and it was on this second piece that the Church of the Good Shepherd was constructed. In 1890 Charles E. Snavely was appointed Priest in Charge of the infant mlsslon. Snavely also served In Weston County and that part of Crook County that is now Campbell County. Services were first held in the school building and then later in the Methodist Church. Rev. Snavely, and P. Gavan Duffy, appointed Missionary In Charge in 1896, each leR brief histories of the infant mlsslon. The informaUon in thls chapter Is largely derived from those records. Both are somewhat sketchy on dates and items of the Bishop's visits during those earlyyears. Each of those early visits of the v vY Y  vv Y   vv vv vv vv THE SUNDANCE TIMES 311 Main, P.O. Box 400, Sundance, WY 82729 Telephone 307-283-3411 Continuing The Crook County News Publication #USPC 526-720 Second Class Postage Paid at Sundance, Wyoming 82729 Entered as Second Class Matter in the Post Office at Sundance, Wyoming 82729 Member National Newspaper Association The Sundance Times is a legal newspaper for all publications Telephone: Area Code 307-283-3411 Published Every Thursday by THE SUNDANCE TIMES, INC. Howard Allen, Publisher - Jim Allen, Office Manager - Deanna Ericsson, Typesetter NOTE; If changing address, please include former address. Also give zip code, box or street address. POSTMASTER; Send address changes to The Sundance Times, P.O. Box 400, Sundance, Wyoming 82729. SUBSCRIPTION RATE8 To P.O. Addresses in Wyoming and Butte, Lawrence and Carter Counties, $I 1.00 per year. To P.O. addressed outside Wyoming, $12.50 per year. Minimum Subscription, 6 months - $7.50 POSTAL REGULATIONS REQUIRE THAT SUBSCRIIHONS BE PAID IN ADVANCE DEADLINE: 5 P.M. MONDAY OF WEEK TO BE IN INSERTED WANT AD RATES; 15c per word each insertion to be pald in advance. MINIMUM CASH INSERTION $1.50 MINIMUM CHARGE INSERTION $2.50 CLASSIFIED DISPLAY per column inch $4.00 CARD OF THANKS $3.50 EXHLa, LONG CARD OF THANKS $7.00 BLACK FACE READER ADV. per line .35c PUBLISHER'S NOTE: All real estate advertising in this newspaper is subject to A. Bishop was an occasion for baptisms and confirmations, providing a continued growth of the mission. Construction was begun on the foundation of a church building on September 19, 1890 by the Nefsy Bros. On September 26, 1890 THE SUNDANCE GAZ car- rled the following article. "The comer stone of the Church of the Good Shepherd (Episco- pal) will be lald {D.V.} on Thursday next October 2nd at 3 p.m. It is expected that the Masonic fraternity will turn out and lay the stone. The Sundance Silver Comet band will also turn out. We expect, ff nothing prevents them coming, to have the Rev. George C. Rafter, rector of St. Marks Church. Cheyenne, and Grand Prelate of the Knights Templar of Wyoming, and the Rev. John E. Sulger, general missionary of the Diocese, to be with us on that occasion. Evening prayer will be sald in the court house on that day at 7:30 p.m. The church will consist of a nave 24x36, chancel 8x14, vestry8 ft. 9in. x 12, and porch 5x8. The interlor will be finished in gothic style, with the rafters projecting and the spire will be 54 ft. from ground to top of cross. Nefsy Bros. are pushing the work forward as rapidly as possible, and expect to have the building completed on or before Dec. Ist. A beautiful lecturn and prayer desk have been ordered from Yankton, S.D, and other valuable pre- sents are expected to follow from friends in the east. Charles E. Snavely, Rector" On October I0, 1890 THE SUNDANCE GAZETI carried another story describing the service. "Corner Stone Laying Beautiful and impressive cer- emonies at the New Episcopal Church Foundation: At 3 p.m. on Wednesday, October 8, Sundance Lodge No 9 A.F. & A.M. assembled in the Lodge room on Main street. Soon af- ter they filed out and formed in line, and headed by the Sun- dance Silver Cornet band, marched to the comer of Main The service was as follows: Singing of hymn 232; reading of the 132 Psalm by the people and Rector; responses and prayers by the Rector; singing of hymn 405; then followed the beautiful Masonic ritual of laying of the stone. The following were the acting Grand [xdge officers: Herbert Alden, G.M.; M. Heinz, D.G.M.; F.E. Rounds, S.G.M.; L.M. Stone, J.G.W,; T.M. Pettigrew, G.T.; Thos. H. Moore, G.S.; O.B. ChasseU, G.C.; M.W. Pettigrew, S.G.D.; Geo. Barton, J.G.D., Wm. L. Thompson, S.G.S.; T.G. Smith, J.G.S. After the stone, a beautiful block of brown marble had been deposited in its place, and the corn, wine, and oil had been poured upon It, the Rector ad- vanced, and blessed the stone. Then followed the recitation of the Nicene Creed, and the Gloria in Excelsis. The Rector then introduced the Rev. John E. Sulger, who made a very elo- quent address. The Rector then made a short address, after which a collection was taken towards the furnishing the new church, amount to $19.66. After this. hymn 202 was sung, prayers were read and the blessing pronounced by the Rector, and thus ended one of the most beautiful services ever witnessed in this city. In the evenlng there was a service held in the court house at 7:30 at which a large num- ber of the citizens of the town, and others, were present, The _*Y7 " Rev. Mr. Sulger preached a very earnest, forcible sermon. The singing by the church choir was a marked feature of this service, and the singing of the anthem was exceptionally fine. We are most grateful to the Rev. Mr. Sulger for his visit amongst us, and for the elo- quent addresses he gave us. In order to come here, he post- poned the laying of the comer stone of his own church. We are also indebted to the Sun- dance Lodge No. 9 A.F. & A.M. for tumlng out and laying the stone: and the Sundance Silver ALL WINTER COATS AND JACKETS Cometband, for the time music they rendered. The contents of the box in the comer stone were: The Church and Her Ways; The People's Service - morning and evening prayer; The Living Church; The Churchman: The Young Christian Soldier; The Standard of the Cross; The Catholic Champion; The Iron Cross; Wyoming and Idaho Mission: Shepherd's Arms: Book of Common Prayer; Church Hymnal: Holy Bible; Newcastle Journal; short history of Church, and names of com- munlcants; Deadwood Pioneer, Wyoming Republican: Sun- dance Gazette; copy of the ser- vices used at the comer stone laying. Roster of Sundance Lodge N. 9 A.F. & A.M.; names of teachers and pupils of Sun- dance public school; names of mayor, city council and city clerk of Sundance and the city ordinances." Christ Church, Newcastle, was under construction at the same time. As mentioned in the above write-up, Rev. John E. Sulger, the rector in New- castle, delayed the cornerstone laying at his chruch In order to take part in the services In Sundance. The Church of the Good Shepherd was completed sometime in late December or early January, Snavely does not state specifically and other reports give various times. Another local aftisan who worked on the bulldingbesides the Nefsy Bros. was Herman Sommers, who built the pews, Gifts of furnishing for the new chruch incuded stained glass windows, a lecture and prayer desk and many other things. Some of these came from local people and some from as far away as Philadelphia and New Jersey. The first services in the new church were held on January I I, 1890 with Bishop Talbot present to dedicate the build- ing. Rev. Snavely recorded that during these services, the Bishop baptized three adults, five children, and confirmed six Levi Shrink-to-Fit 501's, Bootcut 517's, 557's and Dress Pants Wrangler Cowboy Cuts, Reg. Fit Boot Cuts, Slim Fits All Flannel Shirts in Stock All Ladies' Sweaters in Stock Colored Levi 501's and Wrangler Cowboy Cuts All Junior Jeans in Stock- Bugle Boys, Zena, Lawman, Wrangler, Levi, Steel, Silver Lake, Justin Allen. SOME STARTING AT JUST $9.88 SAVE UP TO $15 Carhartt and Walls Brown Duck Insulated Coveralls, bib overalls, SAVE $2.50 on Hanes Thermal Long Underwear the Federal Falr HousingAct of1968 which makes lt illegal and Sixth street, where the jackets, coats and vests Tops & Bottoms to advertise "any preference, limitation, or discrimination church lsinprocessoferection, based on race, color, religion, sex or national origin, or an Here they were met by the Revs. i IntentiOn tO make any such preference' llmltatiOn Or dls'crimlnatiOn.' generalMessrs" John E. Sulger, themissionary and arch- DURFE The newspaper will not knowlingly accept any advertising' deacon of the Diocese, and for real estate which is in violation of the law. Our readers' Charles E. Snavely, the Rector are informed that all dwelllngs advertlsed ln this newspaper of the Parish. When the band had rendered a beautiful se- Ph. 283-2082 are available on an equal opportunity basis, lectlon of music, the ceremony of laying the cornerstone began. persons. Bishop Talbot then went Newcastle, where he crated Christ Church January 13, 1890. Duffy ended their recordings t the affairs of the Churct Good Shepherd with ments of God's blessings their work, and the hope "God ma) work of my successor'. County receives BLM money Payments of over $6 million Wyoming counties as part the federal in lieu of taxes I program were announced the Bureau of Land ment this week. Crook County $68,870. The funds, which as the counties see fit on the amount of federal land in their tions. All of Wyoming's counties received some money. Natrona largest payment at Laramie, with $7,519, the lowest. Wyoming's total $6,975,204 was down year's payment of $7,856,811 The difference is from tractlng an additional $ I lion in federal revenue payments to counties this' amount. "'Good service. good coverage. good price- That's State Farm il'ISllrICC.'" Homecoming Time! Good luck,Bulldogs Jill Hartman 211 Cleveland 283-2187 SIATli fAlIM Like good nelghbor, State Farm i8 thmre. Stale Farm Insurance Comvan,es Bloomington, I]hnos SAVE UP TO 25% SAVE SAVE ALL LACROSSE RUBBER FOOTWEAR IS NOW ON SALE Including: Paes, Western Styles including the New Roper ],,ace Overboot & All Types of Lace Boots in 2, 4, 5 Buckle, !