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Owt Counl~! ! In her intercourse with |o~ign nations may she always be in the right; but our country, right or wrong. -- Stq~en Decatur. We join ourselveJ to no pert! tht b not carry II1 flag and kNp step to the music ol tl~ Unlon.--Ruhm Cho~e. 10 SUNDANCE, CROOK COUNTY, WYOMINGi THURSDAY, PERSONAL, AND GENZRAL A W. Storm was over from 11u- last week on court business. Mr. and Mrs. Carl Blatt were in last week on court mat- Mrs. Ethel Lauenstein went out to Arvada Saturday for a vacation visit with friends. Mrs. James Barrett and daughter Alberta are preparing to leave Satur- day to join Mr. Barrett in Sheridan. MissesEdna McWetheyand tlel- ena A. Walthers are expected home this week from a month's vacation on IFOR BETTER LIVESTOCK (From the October "Farm Bureau News"} PURE-BREDS duce more milk and buti~r fat. All of which means that the~be~t animalts THERE are two general classes into the one that can turn:~the greatest which all livestock may be divid- amount of feed into or fork, H. C. Kimball came over from AI- ed--purebred and scrubs. To be sure, milk and butter, mad wooL, last week and brought several to : the Pacific slope, there are many degrees or grades be- most economically. The kind of feed, court. : The family of E. J. Smith is us- tween the scrub and the purebred, and as well as quantity, is V#~ry important. W. V. Dolezal was over from dergoing a siege of sickness. Mrs. there are some purebreds that are the Every successful mtm!~knowa that a last week in his official cap- i Smith is confined to her bed and the worst kind of scrubs. And there are straw stack is no. pla~e~o:~interyoungI as court reporter, i children have the measles, some grade animals with wonderful! animals. In a pmeh it~.lbe all fightl Mrs. A B. Ferdinand returnedi Steps are being taken to have the records. But there can be no question' for dry, mature cow~ ~ataerg. Even week frompoints in Ilinois and I divorce case. of Helen Hickey w.. Frank , a.q to the class of livestock the farmer ~ hurtthen a littleBut whoSilagewana~:Withbe botheredit wont ~eousin, where shehas been visit- Hickey brought up for trial before or stockman should keep. Men are t~ ' , " " b the kind of ant ] with silos in the winte ,Nobody but relatives for about two months Judge Ilsley tomorrow, the case wdlfrequently judged y - . . . . .~ . . _ .~o ,h~., ~,~ i those WhO gnow the vaJ~l~otshage. It ~ be stron ]y contesteu. -,,~,o ~,,~J ,-~=t,- . . :. : . . ; g . _ . There are many factors entermg m-, Js the progressive many.he takes Into A marriage license was issued a i Mrs E H. Clarke visited in SturglS .:(~ days ago to George Dunham of i Saturday. The clerk of Crook county Nab., and Miss Edna Ken- i inspected the Meade county courthouse of New Haven, Crook county, and found it admirably appointed for i the purpose of the different officials. D. J. Toomey was up from Beulah. Mrs. H. P. Ilsley has made a to get a flour packer from pleasing recovery from a recent op- adance mill, the one at Beutah!eration and Monday was able to go failed to perform any long- from Omaha to Vermilion, where she is enjoying the best of health:and vis- E. O. Griffin and wife of Sundance I iting with friends. have spent the greater part of i After a refreshing rain Sunday eve- summer in Newcastle, have re- i sin%the :un has come out warm again ~d to their mountain home for the '~ and grass has grown about four inches ~er. in Sundance yards. The weather is Judge IIsley returned Saturday delightfully aatumn, but almost too Newcastle, where he put in the hot for comfort. Winter?--i:~ not in the bench for Judge Burgess. i sight yet. Ilsley goes to Gillette Monday Sundance may as well,prepare for a hear a case before a jury. i building boom next spring. A~I this be- Tom Straight had the misfortune l cause C. A. Cops lost his stove-pipe have a fine milch cow receive a ! in a recent gale. Gus says it wont leg Sunday in a collision with ! pay to put up a good chimney on the by L. H. Eisbury. The old buildings, therefore he will wait was such that it was necessary i till Harding is elected and then build a butcher the animal, i new structure. The population of Wyoming was l The activities of the Homestake last week as 194,402, an in- ! mine at Lead are a source of never- since 1910 of 48,457, or about 33! ending wonder. In spite of the nu- cent. It was further announced serous drawbacks to gold mining, the are now 15,611 farms in company is installing a new hoist to this is ~n increase of 42.1 b~ in operation next July, and prior to the figures for 1910. that date work will start on another Swan Nelson, the butcher for A. stamp mill of 2,000-ton capacity. Nichols company at Newcastle, Sheriff J. C. Hurrt received word the man who was attacked last last Wednesday that fire had destroyed by a would be burglar. Nelson the stacks, barn and corral of Hurtt shot through the neck with a Bros., at the ranch on Irish Divide, calibre gun, and at last accounts eighteer~ miles west of town. There to r~cover. The burglar has were nine stacks of grain and one been apprehended, i stack of hay consumed. A rubbish U t ~ hOtel~tradeseem~ i fire ha:i Leanin the ~ co~ ~: ion of Landlord Zane, [supposedto be out. When the boys taken "a leas. 'on the Sun- t returned from a short trip, ~rything tel The Zanehotel bears an lwas in flames. No insurance was reputation for efficient and ! carried. - attention to guests, and The United States forest service !-this policy will be pursued in the man- needs rangers to fill vacancies in the of both hotels. Mr. Zane national forest field force. To secure takes possession Oct. 15. men for these positigns the civil ser- Sheriff Howell arrested Charles vice commissiou announces an open Soreusen in Newcastle last week andcompetitive examination on Oct. 25. confiscated eight sacks of Canuck Examinations will be conducted by the whiskey. Sorensen had played in forest supervisors at the following hard luck. He had been fired upon places: South Dakota, Custer, Dead- twice by high-jackers, and appealedwood. Wyoming, Cody, Encampment, to the sheriff for protectionThe Jackson, Lander, Laramie, Kemmerer, sheriff responded by taking the Pinedale, Sheridan. b3oze. The better farming car at Moorcroft Taesday was a decided success. Many A story comes from Rocky Point tel- people enjoyed the wonderful display, how Charles Reynolds captured a a feature of which was information on eoyote recently. Mr. Reynolds was the silo. A number of silos will be mounted but had no gun. When the built as a result of the demonstration. coyote jumped up, Mr. Reynolds gave !One man arranged for cement and will chase and his dog joined in. The coy- i . ! budd at once. E.M. Harper was the ore took refuge in a dead tree top and only representative from this section. the dog:mounted guard. Then Ray- He was compelled to make the vrip in grabbed the varment by one leg a big car alone, as none of the farmers mad gave him the giant swing. At were interested enough to take a few hours off. Report of the marriage of Miss Effie Yeoman, daughter of C. R. Yeo- man, receiver of the United States Land Office, and erie E. Foster, of Casper, reached Sundance last week. Miss Yeoman, who has been teaching in Casper, is well known in Newcastle and Sundance, having for many years made these places her ham ~ while at- tending public schools. Of, th? mar- riage the Casper Herald says: "Last evening at the St. Mark's Episcopal this point the dog joined in again and the animal while Mr. Reynolds cut his throat. While this method is perfectly successful, it is not recom- mended for rapid extermination of the pests. Every Red Cross chapter in the state of Wyoming has been asked by Mis~ Gertrude O~, manager of the Red Cross roll call, scheduled to take place between Nov. 11 and 25, to ap- roll call chairman and to make careful plans for an energetic roll call The purpose of the fourth roll call is not primarily for funds, but to secure a large membership composed of peo- pie with an intelligent interest in the Work of the Red Cross, without which no organization, regardless of its aim, can progress. We want as wide-spread It membership as it is possible for us to enroll so that in each community the gre~ter per cent of the citizens will ba Red Cross members and there- tote interested and sympathetic con- e~rniug the activities of the Red Cross of peace. Judge Ashdown ia in receipt of a ~etter from' Thomas Scanton, who is a pioneer of this country from early days, and who now lives at Quincy, I11. Mr. Scanlan writes aa follows: ' q am eroding you two books that may inter- ~mt you. In my leisure time I wrote happenings that are familiar to you, mad u I am sending these to m/ friends I take the liberty of sending you a copy and run the risk of having it rejected. I was in Central City when you were jtmtice of the peace there in 1877. I prospected in the Beat, Lodge in the '80s and saw you often. I left the Hills in 1909 and have been drifting around Kansas City. St. Louis and Quincy ever sinoe. As I amlmold soldier I am drawing a p~mion and vim live without much work. Give my regards to Dick Val- I often camp~l close to his 1 Pimini '., 's Whena PURE-BRED Sire is_ I HTER $11 $ church occurred the wedding of Miss Effie E. Yeoman of Newcastle, and Mr. erie E. Foster of this city. The to the successful production of live- stock. To disregard or neglect them means poor success, and sometimes failure. One of the basic elements of successful ranching in Crook county is livestock. The man, therefore, who is most willing to accept and apply the many known facts regarding livestock production is the one who will be most successful in the business. The first and most important thing in any kind of livestock business is to know which are purebreds and which are scrubs, and why. To be satisfied with merely thinking we know is not sufficient. We must be sure we have the facts They are obtainable from many sources and free for the asking. The argument that jt is too expens- ive to go into the purebred business is a poor excuse offered by many who are not converted to the fact that purebred or high grade animals are more profit- able than low grade or scrub animals. No rancher can afford to keep scrub animals T~hey are liabilities, not as- sets. Proof of this can be found on every hand. The best breeders of the country claim that the sire is half the herd. This being true, it is only a question of time till any man who is progressive can,by the use of the right s~res, improve his animals till they will compare favorably with the best of an- imals. The man who persists in keep- ing scrub animals is himself a scrub. bride is a charming young woman of [There is every inducement to produce exceptional beauty and is a college I highquality animals; they are more graduate. The groom holds a re- spousible position in the clerical de- partment of the Ilinois Pipe Line com- pany wilh offices in the Ohio Oil com- pany building. Statement At the meeting of the Commercial Club Monday evening the following statement was rendered by the finan-! cial committee in charge of the Har- vest Festival: Total subscriptions ............ ~518 50 Subscriptions paid .... $,50_3 50 Subscriptions unpaid__ 15 0 George Bomar, ton of hay .... $ 12 00 Aladdin ball ~eam, expense .... 30 00 Archie Williams, orchestra .... 48 00 A. W. Stephenson, aviator--- 250 00 Telephone ..................... 1 75 Franc Mere. Co., decoratior.s.- 5 85 Monitor, advertising .......... 16~0 Band .......................... 205 00 Street sports .................. 30 00 J. W. Zane, meals for band .... 19 20 John Griee, lumber ............ 5 40 Chester Lamb, piano .......... 5 40 Total .................... $628 20 Deficit ........................ 124 70 On motion, the secretary was auth- orized redraw a cheek to cover this deficit. profitable, more eagerly sought after, give greater satisfaction to the owner and add greater wealth to the country. There is one branch of animal husband- ry in which many people'go wrong who are otherwise straight on the value of high grade or pure bred animals. It is in dairying. Just why they believe they can make an animal walk on the sidewalk and in the middle of the road at the same time is not clear. It has taken centuries to produce the breeds of dairy and beef cattle we now have. The object has always been to improve the animal for beef production or milk and butter. The men who are trying to make the same animal do both are choosiv.g the difficult or impossible way when there is a sure, easy way. The quality of the animal i~ only half the battle; feed and care is the other half. On this point many of our so- called successful stockmen fall down. They expect the high grade or pure bred animal always to come out on top even if.stinted with feed and care. This is unfair to the good animals. One difference between a high clas~ animal and a scrub is that the pure bred uti. |izes its feed to better advantage; it can put on more pounds of weight per day, or, in the cue of dairy cows, pro- account the above mentioned facts and many others. The man who already "knows it all" has no time for new ideas or demonstrated facts. JUNIOR CLUBS A VERY wise and much loved American said, "the best crop any country can produce is its crop of boys and girls." If we agree with this statement we accept a great re- sponsibility. The next question that arises is what we shall do with this all important crop. There are. many an- swers. Each father and mother and school teacher knows just what should be done. The average answer from all of them would be "give them an education and the proper home train- ing." The ways of doing it are about as varied as there ate different fam- ilies. The latest form of rural education as recognized by both state and na- tional institutions is that which accepts the community as the unit and recog- nizes the boy and girl u one of the most important factors in it. The com- munity has its problems, some peculiar to itself, others in common with the county. If these questions are solved for any given community, the people thereof must do it with what assistance they can secure from the outside. If there are to be good schools, gcod teachers, good homes and social well being, the individual farms and ranches of that community must prosper. To accomplish this the boys and girls must be taken into account as important factors in the solution of the problems. The experience ~bf hundreds of thous- ands of boys and girls in club work in every state in the Union during the past eight years has demonstrated in the most concrete manner that the boys and girls can do more than most people dream of in promoting commun- ity interest and sqlving agricultural and home problems. The reason this is true is simple; young folks are en- thusiastic, anxious to learn, easy to teach, and readily cO-operate. Many examples may be cited to show how this works. In one community in Fremont county the boys and girls had been working with pig einbs for sever- al years, When the Farm Bureau was organized, the community decided it wanted to encourage dairying instead of hog raising. In order to assist in solving what was considered a com- munity problem, the boys and girls went into the dairy calf club, discon- tinuing the pig clubs: There was no dairy stock in the community, so a ear load of dairy calves were brought in and distributed among the club mem- bers. The banks took notes from the club member~. Similar thing~ have OCTOBER 14, 1920 been done in other counties with sheep, poultry, beef cattle, etc. Among the most valuable results of club work in the community is the training the boys and girls receive in the fundamental principles of agricult- ure and home problems. They learn quickly the importance of proper breed- ing, feeding and care of animals. The importance of selecting and testing of seed. Also improved methods in house- hold economy. Furthermore, they de- velop leadership, community spirit and a love for the things and opportunities that rural life affords. A brief summary of results of club work in Wyoming for the paSt year will indicate something of the progress made. The following results were ob- tained in the various clubs, potato clubs, gardening, canning, poultry, pigs, dairy calves, sheep, and sewing clubs: Number of clubs, 96. :- Boys and girls enrolled, 1562. Number of members completing the work, 1101. Total value of products raised, $39,- 015,80. Total cost of production, $16,296.17. Net profit, $,42.719,63. This is the result of club work that can be reduced to figures-and this, too because of careful and systematic ree- l orals. The most valuable training, as has been stated, is that which cannot [ be reduced to figures. Crook County should avail herself of [ the opportunity to encourage the young ! folks to assist in solving community and county problems. Beef calf clubs could be organized to advantage. This is a good way of introducing high grade or purebred stock into all communities and at the same time develop success- ful stockmen for the future. The banks of the county have ex- premmd a willingness to assist in finan- cing a proposition of this kind. The rest is up to the farmers, What do you want to do about giving the boys and girls of Crook County a chance to go forward? OLDEST BANK IN CROOK, WESTON AND L. A. BROWN, President A.L. RIPLEY, V. Pr~ident CAMPBELL COUNTIES EDWIN ROUNDS, Cadder UST as soon as you give the Sun- dance State Bank the opporPanity to make its service and equipment useful in your money matters, you start an acquaintance here that pays daily dividends in the form of service rendered ........... SUNDANCE STATE L ~. WE iii iiii AB .DIRECTORS BROWN, J. G. BUSH, A. L RIPLEY, CHAS. H. SACKETT, EDWIN !~ WILL DO ANYTHING FOR YOU A GOOD BANK OUGHT TO DO I lu iiiJ I ? @ You will find our Bank efficient in all particulars to handle your business. @ Are you saving anything? Your future welfare and Peace of mind demand that part of . your income be SAVED. START A BANK Directors: H.G. Weare, L. A, Brown, C. W. Ott, H. P. Ilsley, J. E. Ford. Community Meetings Immediately following the member- ship drive, a meeting of the reau will be held in each community, at which time a program of work will be outl~ed. This is the moat importlmt work of the organization, because upon ly for theupbuilding of that commun- ity, the county F&rm Bureau will not be a suceess~ The state and the na- tional Farm Bureaus depend entirely upon the county and community organ- izations. As a Farm Bureau member, it is your duty to be present at these meetings. Do not allow small things to keep you away, but decide to be there and then do so. Membership Drive During the week of October 11 every farmer and rancher in the county will be given the opportunity of learning just what the Farm Bureau ~s and what itis doing. A force of six men will cover the county and call personally upon each farmer. These six men are farmers who are interested in the de- velopment of the farming business. They know what the Farm Bureau is and will gladly answer any questions you care to ask them. Farm bureau members will be expected to assist in getting these men from one ranch to another. Be prepared to do your part if called upon. Remember that this is your organization, and you will get out of it just what you put into it. Co-operative Shipping During the year from July, 1919, to July, 1920, Arkansas farmers made a total of 328 cars in co-operative ship- ments of livestock. They made the neat saving of $72,788 by doing it, this figure represeffting the difference be- tween their net returns and the high- est prices they were offered on the local markets. Hereford Sale Fifty head of Hereford heifers and cows and twenty-five head of hulls will be sold at Spearfish Nov." 16 by the Black Hills Hereford Breeders as- sociation. The executive committee has personally inspected the cattle en- tered for this sale. The sale gives a splendid chance for Lawrence and Just received Coleman Gaso.] and accessones For Sa/e at Manufacturer's iiii i i iiii S THE Will it would be you to name this Company. Unlike the Individual, it never dies; It is never out of town; never speculat. ; Never careless or dilatory; st cks strictly to its chosen business. EDWIN ROUNDS, President R. D. THOMAS, Secretary ? SUNDANCE WYOM NG Crook county farmers to get a start in [ a real growing livestock business. [~ ~. More pure bred bulls are seeded on[ |||~ JIJ~D, A~~ F st Line of the national forest rangeL his is[ the time to get them. I C.V. BAGGETT, Proprietor Mondeila rcroft I First lass Mechanic ' - All Work G A rousing republican meeting will be held at Mooreroft on Saturday ev- ening, Oct. 30, and many Sundance re- publicans are arranging to attend. Hen. Frank W. Mondell will be the speaker, and a large attendance will be on hand to get some facts at first hand on the present campaign issues. Congresses Mondell is easily one of the best speakers in the country and it is a pleasure to hear him. WANTED-To hear" from the owner of a ranch of about 640 to 800 acres. Terms must be reasonable. Write to Box D. Mooreroft, Wyo. 38-tf Feed Stable in Connection Notke to Appr riaters of Water. Notice is hereby given that I have received proofs of a tion" Of water, under permits granted by the State Engineer, from ~ ~toW~. named appropriators: Permit No. Name 2107-2114 F.S. Kellogg 3818 F.S. Kellogg 6541 Louis Blake 9025 A.L. Storts 14646 A.A. Hemler The above proofs, not contested, will be Control, at the November; 1920, Board certificates of appropriation be granted. Notice is further given that from 10 o'clock a. m. to 4 Ho~, Sheridan, Wyo. C. W