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October 22, 1953

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[lew polio Vaccine Facesl$1,O00,O00 Highway Job i! cid: Test Across Nation Includes Paving City Streets eetion of an experimental e ~Vaecine to a point justifying ~ation of plans for nation- b eaccination tests on hundreds ~Ousands of children, perhaps Y next year, was announced 9. ~Velopment of the vaccine was ~a~nounced last spring by Dr. E. Salk of the University of ~burg, working under a March bi~es grant. mmediately after Salk addressed i American Academy of Pedia- z, the National Foundation of ~ tile Paralysis, which is sup- g the vaccine research, an- need inauguration of plans for} ttionwide test and a spokesmanI a reporter the March of Dimes] ,mization had earmarked $7,-[ 000 for the purpose. I 0~tin_~ed on Last Page, See. i)~ B. H. T. C. Swarm Day Set for October 24 Headlined by the gridiron clash between BHTC and Dakota Wes- leyan, the annual Swarm Day will be held at Black Hills Teachers College Saturday. The day's activities start at II a.m. when the Swarm Day parade winds through the streets of Spearfish. Coronation of the 71-Year-Old Former Beula~Woman Dies At Ocean Beach Eastern Star funeral services were held October 13 for Mrs. Leila Dell Whities, 71, at Ocean Beach, Calif. Mrs. Whities, the wife of Clifford L. Whities, was buried at Inglewood PaTh cemetery, Ingle- queen is set for 1 p.m. wood, Calif. . : Surviving Mrs. Whities, who was Kickoff time for the BHTC-Wes- ~ ......... e born at ~eutan, wyo. uct. 1~, 1 yan football game is slated for, .............. 2.'15 v.-m. I ~ut~z, are ner nusoana; two. cnllQ- ...... [ren, Beulah Purcell and Vzctor T. zouowlng an alumni meeting at 1" _. ........... I Pell; two rosters, Mrs. Nel le Wall- e..~v, rne any enas wlm a giant[ace' Belle Fourche, S. D. and Mrs. homecoming dance starting at 91 Jessie Ireland, Barstow, Calif., and p.m. in the student center. [three grandchildren. The Most Thoroughly P~ead Newspaper In The Black Hills COhY71Vb'ING ~#, C.@~" ~OUyVTY ~V~'I4T5" fflClal Newspaper for Crook County, 'l~own of Sundance and United States Land Office ......... ; ............ 0LUME LV .gUNDANCE, WYOMING RSDAY OCTOBER 22, 1953 Number 43 953 Moist 'ear Despite Iry Stretch ~ecords Show Year Is Near Normal When the first snow of the sea- fell yesterday in Sundance ing a two-and-a-half month per- i~ which only .42 of an inch Precipitation was recorded, it It historians checking back over Weather records to see whether lack of moisture had set any ~ord. ~OWever, a check of official U. Weather Bureau records reveal- that 1953, despite lack of rain the last two months, was al- L~ty a wetter year than 195~ Pot the first nine-and one-half baths of 1953, 13.99 inches of ~ipitation had been recorded in .~dance. In 1951, total precipi- !?~ was 17.96 inches and in !2, a dry year, 12.95. ~OWever, the records revealed ~ April, May and June had !Tided :the bulk of moisture re- ~ed this yeaY. ere's how other spots in this a looked from a precipitation lie. 1953 figures are for first [~onths except Sundance. Pre- ration is in inches. ~tinued on Last Page, See. 1) , , ,,, ,,,, WEATHER ~e ~eadings: Max. Min. Prec. 13 .............. 78 41 0 14 ......... ,78 44 0 15 72 44 0 ' 16 65 41 .11 17 .... 69 39 ++ .06 18 ......... 73 41 0 ,, o i ii i ely Rancher Falls FHA Officers Installed POLAROID ONE-MINUTE PHOTO BY THE: TIMES OFFICERS FOR 1953-54 were installed by the senior chapter of the Sundance FHA in ceremonies held last Wednesday night at the high school. The new officers, above, are, left to rlgh, Karol Hooper, song leader; Verna Dudrey, secretary; Joan Keysor, vice- president; patsy Tschetter, president; Patsy Nussbaum, parliamen- tarian; Beverly Humphrey, historian; Shirley Lincolnl treasurer, and Virginia Ice, reporter. High S ool Board Sets New Graduation Rules Uniform ments and attendance regulations[ for Crook county's three high l schools were adopted by the high[ school board Oct. 15 when it met[ in Moorcroft. Previously, the [ three schools had operated under[ separate and different standards. [ Revision of the graduation standards stemmed from a board J meeting in Hulett Sept. 19 when l the board asked the school super-] intendents to prepare uniform re-[ quirementa for the three schools: I The three superintendents, R. E. Shannon, Hulett, Walter Jew sen, Mooreroft and Frank Wagner, Sundanee, met in Hulett Sept. 29 and drafted the uniform require- ments which the board revised and adopted Oct. 15. Changes in the high school cur- rieulums in the last several years ,led to the board's decision to set up uniform standards for gradua- tion. The board pointed out that years ago, a high school offered the so- (Continued oa Last Page, 8~. 1) graduation require-*, 71~Hayload, Breaks rbone, Six Itibs l~ broken ribs and a fractured a~bone were the injuries re- .~d last week by Art Maurer of When he fell from a load of s_._. recovering Counties Get Lions Share of Record Gas Tax Collection For the first time in the history of the highway department gaso- line tax receipts in the state top- ped the million-dollar mark last month. September collections for Aug- ust sales totaled $1,011,523, it was reported by highway department gas tax director, Jack W. Tate. Of the five cents a gallon collect- ed by the state, more than $480,000 will be refunded directly to the counties and cities at the next quarterly payment. Broken down into percentages, one cent of the five cent overall state gasoline tax (20%) is re. turned to counties and cities. Of the four cents remaining, another one vent goes to the cities and counties, and ten percent of the four cent tax is earmarked for (ContinUed On Lut Pa~, Set. I) @ Drivers License To Be Issued In New Manner Starting November I, a new system for issuing drivers licenses will go into effect in Wyoming, the state Motor Vehicle Division has announced. State Highway Patrolman D. L. Webster said new licenses after Nov. 1 will be a photostatic copy of a portion of the license appli- cation. Webster said it would be neces- sary for all renewals and new applications to be made on new application forms. In the case of renewals, the renewal stub must also be sent in. All applications made after Oct. 25, the patrolman said, should be i made on the new forms which are available at the sheriff's office or from Patrolman Webster. Webster said he was at the she~ iff's office from 1 to 3 p.m. every Saturday for persons desiring to apply for a drivers license. Monday Selection Set By Draft Board To Select Draftees Seven men to fill the November draft call from Crook county will be selected at an October 26 meet- ing of the Crook County draft board. The board meets at 9 a.m. at its office in Sundance. The county's November draft picture shows three men facing induction while four others will receive physical examination. The men will leave here Nov. 16. Sundance 11 Drops Tilt [To Gillette IThe curtain fails Friday after- noon here on the Sundance Bull- dogs' 1953 football slate when the Sundance club meets the Upton Bobcats. At Gillette, Friday night, the Bulldogs collapsed in the third quarter with Gillette leading 7-0 and absorbed a 34-0 licking. Coach Tend Weaver said the Bulldogs played a poor game. The Sundance eleven generated only one scoring threat and was unable to cash in. The Bulldogs, stymied in the first quarter by a seven-man Gill- ette line, trailed by only seven points in the rough game until the third quarter when, in a pile-up (Continued on Last Page, Sec. 1) County 4-H Members Awarded Medals at Achievement Day Forty-one medals were present ed last Saturday to county 4-H members when the county 4-H clubs held their annual achieve- ment day session in Sundance. The day long meeting, featured by the awarding of medals to mem- bers who won prizes at the 1953 county fair, drew around 150 mem- bers and parents. In addition, five certificates Let Cont:ract: Next: Week Road Completion Set for Sept. 15 A $1,000,000 contract, involving construction of three bridges and grading, draining, base course sur- facing and plant mix surface course work on ten miles of High- way 14 between Sundance and Beulah, is scheduled for letting Oct. 29 by the Wyoming Highway Department. In addition to the rebuilding of the ten mile section of Highway 14, slightly over one-half mile will be added to the Moskee connec- tion road. The contract also includes the surfacing of one-half mile of the streets in Sundance. Construction of the three bridges is to be completed on or before July 15, 1954. Completion date for the new highway is set for Sept. 15 next year. The Oct. 29 letting, the high- way department said, would be the second largest of the year, totaling approximately $2,000,000. Also included in the letting is a 20 by 30 foot state highway patrol check station slated for Newcastle. County Farm Bureau Talks Membership The 1954 membership drive drew discussion last Saturday when the Crook County Farm Bureau met in Sundance. It is expected that the bureau's quota Will be in. creased this year. A membership kick-off meeting has been slated for the Royal Club at Beulah Oct. 25 at 6 p.m. with a steak dinner being served to six membership team captains from each county local. The county bureau also announc. ed that Ruth Frolander has been selected as a candidate for the Farm Bur, eau membership recog- nition award of the year. Five members in the state are selected by the Wyoming Farm Bureau to receive the award, an all-expense paid trip to the eastern part of the United States including Wash- ington, D. C. At the meeting, the bureau an- nounced it would give ten dollar bonuses to each county local meet- ing its membership goal. During the meeting, it was re- vealed that the Wyoming Blue (Continued on Last Page, See. I) Getting the Times New Donald Tracy, Sundenee Troyce Policky, Laramie Robert Policky, Ft. Collins, Colo. Mrs. George Lake, Canoga Park, Calif. Renewals Everett Humphrey, Sundanee Wyo. State Employment Service, Newcastle Bert Rathbun, Hulett Tom Durham, Hulett Harold Wells, St., Hulett R. S. Hutchinson,, Aladdin Edwards Bros., Stmdance Mrs. Lewis Clark, New Hav~ Lloyd Redding, New Haven Ralph Sherrard, Tower Hill, ][]L were awarded to prize-winning 4-HIGuy Huckins, Stmclaaee clubs. The Weaverettes and Beul-lPaul Yeoman, Sundanee ah Beavers 4-H clubs were pre-lDcan Yeoman, Vallejo, Calif. sented certificates for health ira-lRiehard Snider, Sundaace provement. The same two clubaJJaek Chapman, Mooreroft plus the Bear Lodge 4-H club]Raw1 Robinson, A~ MOnt. were awarded certificates for re-JMatt ~alen, Aladdin er~tion-rural arts. !Frank Sntder, Sundanee Medal winners and the programs lRalph MillS, gr., in which they won them were:[Henry Moore, achievement . Barbara Davidson, J Raymond Rondifer, B~j0d~lee .... , Marflyn Long, Larry Keyser; alum+ l Andy W~ ~ WI~ (Conttnm~l m Lut Pap. lJe~ 1) lMorris Mantett, ~ ' ",