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October 25, 1945

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f On Friday to Be Largest In Recent Years Published Thursdays In the Black Hills of Wyoming Paper for Crook county, City of Sundance, U.S. Land Offic ilulett Army Nurse Su dance Tim n es'After Overseas Duty First Lieut. Audra Bush of CONTINUING THE CROOK COUNTY NE~-'S XLIX SUNDANSE, WYOMING THU RSDAY, OCTOBER 25, 1945 Number 43 Twenty Servicemen Are to Civilian Status Jesse M. Janes of Su,udance Cecil G. Crago, of Beulah, of whom have been serving | the Pacific three years and months returned home Sat- evening with their dis- were ,with the same as Arthur Hauber who re- last month. Both ,men entered the army 25, 1942 and after only weeks i~tensive training were out, first to the Hawaiian and shortly afterwards to .South Pacific. Both were with the 25th Ill- (Tropic Lightning) Di- Jesse as an infantryman and as a machtnegunner. They in Guadalcanal and the Georg|disla'nds. In the lat- days of Pacific fighting both part in the bitter fighting Luzon. Luckily both came without a scratch despite long time in service. TWo others who returned to Saturday evening were George Edward Newman and Claude Slues. Ed. entered the army from Sun- April 30, 1941, was tater as overage and then re- January 13, 1942. He re- his discharge Oct. 17 at Peal, Calif. His entire of service was within the States. CpL Claude Sluss entered the March 1941. He too, was from service in Decem- 1941 and then recalled Jan. 1942. He served as an MP good part of his time in service the United~States. He is visit- his sister, Mrs. Hal Fawkes From Pacific CpI Henry G. Kruger, 27, of was slated to receive his Oct. 12 and plans to to ranch work reports the corps. Henry. who is the ~n of Mrs Ada Kruger of Alad- din, volunteered for service March and saile~i for the South June 22 of that year. He a veteran of the Ellice island one. of the first en- in the Pacific. He : ~W has 72 points while only 601 necessary for a release from Marine corps Soldier Awarded Star Medal ~-Sgt. Edward E. Petersen of who received his dis- Oct. 14 at Fort Douglas, was awarded the Bronze Medal August 8, 1945 by C. Chase, Major General, U. Army, comanding general of Calender of Even October 26 Homecoming for Sun- ~nce high school. Program at 1i a. m.. Parade 1:00 p m. ~otball game, Upton vs. Sun- |~uce 2 p. m. Party and Dance ~hool $ p. m. October 30 Infantile Paralysis Show P. ~M. at Commercial the First Cavalry Division, "for meritorious achievement in .con- nection with military operations against the enemy at Luzo~ Is- land, Philippine Islands, from 1 Feb. 1945 to 31 May 1945." A member of the Service Troop, 12th Car. Regt., "the untiring and efficient efforts of Sergeant Petersen as a member of the regimental motor maintenance section throughout the campaign are most highly colnmenda~ble. Often operating both day and .night without relief, he set an example of loyalty and dev~ion to duty which was a source of in- spiration to the men with whom he worked. His complete know- ledge of the tasks before him helped to uphold the high degree of effieiepcy of the entire main- tenance crew. The adverse con- ditions under which all vehicles were forced to operate necessitat- ed continual repair upon them i~ order to assure the maximum de- gree of operating efficiency. In the performance of this task, Sgt. Petersen never faltered but el- .ways displayed a determination and endurance that won the re- spect affd"' admiration of every man i~ his unit." the citation concluded. F, dward returned to Moorcroft last Tuesday and together with his father, Pete Petersen, was a visitor here Thursday. He plane to go to work with his father at Moorcroft. Edward entered the army April 1942 and served 28 months overseas, in New Guinea, Los Negros, Leyte and was in Tokyo in Japan just before his return home. He has a brother stationed in Tokyo too. S-Sgt. Red,Icy L. Davis is an- other to return to Mooreroft last week. He received his discharge Oct: 13, 1945 at Ft. Bragg, N. C. Though he enlisted in the army February 14, 1941 with the Na- tional Guards he served his entire time in the states. He holds tile American Defense Service Medal and the Good Conduct medal. Rodney was in Sundance last Wednesday; he gave his present address as Rocky Point. Pfc. Leo W. Gates is another from Moorcroft who is ~ow home. Though in the army a compara- tively short time he sawla great (Continued On "Last Page) --X Years Imprisonment Set for Rancher Convicted of Theft Found guilty by the jury on the count charging him with branding 10 head of sheep belong- lug to Peter Munk with intent to steal the sheep, ~Steven A. Hick- enbottom, Mooreroft rancher, was senten.ced last week by Judge Ilsley to serve not less than one year in the state penitentiary. A motion was made by Hicken- botu)m for a new trial and Judge Ilsley entered an order to stay execaztion of the sentence in the event an appeal is made. Bond ,was fixed by Ilsley at $2,000 which was furnished by Hlcken- bottom. Hearing of the case bega~ in the district court here last Mon- day and a verdict 'was brought in Wednesday afternoon. Sentence was pronounced Thursday morn- ing. DELEGATES TO TEACHERS MEET ARE ANNOUNCED Representing Crook county at the annual state teachers associ- tio~ convention next week will be Mrs Mary Alice Griffts of Sundance, MarJorie Stevenson of Moorcroft and ~frs. Anna Belle Stephens of Alva. The gathering will he held November 1 through 3 at Casper. X, Ration Office to Remain In Sundanee Contrary to previous orders received, the cotmty War Price and Rationing office will remain in Sundanee until further notice. Word was received here Monday rescinding the transfer of this office and that of Gillette . to Newcastle that had been previous- ly set for Dec. 1. -X-- Hereford Sale Here Last Wednesday Brings Good Prices Animals owned ,by Arthur Schelldorf and W. R. Wright won the grand championships at the fall sale and show of the North~ eastern Wyoming Hereford breeders held here last Wednes- day. Jupiter N. 4253212, (Lot 36 in| catalog) a yearling bull bred by | Sehelldorf, was given the Grand| Championship for the bulls in the | show. Damon Cole of Sundance .purchased the animal for $460 at the afternoon's auction. Miss Wright Domino 4190935, (Lot 53) calved June 14, 1944 at the W. R. Wright ranch, plac- ed as top heifer in the show. She was purchased 'by Art Schelldorf for $350. Top price of the sale was $750 given by Harry Linklater for a Hewes bull The sale average for the bulls was $311.50 while the heifers al- so sold at a satisfactory average. Select Officers At a meeting of the association the night preceding the sale At: thur Schelldorf, who has been secretary- treasurer of the group since its Inception two years ago, resigned as he plans to leave soon and may not be here for the next spring sale. A1 Nussbaum of Newcastle was selected to fill hi~ place. Pete Jensen of Devzls Tower was reelected president of the association and B. F. Lincoln of Sundance was chosen vice- president. X DANCE AND AUCTION TO BE HELD AT FARRALZ SATURDAY For the benefit of the National War Relief fund, the Redwater Homemakers club is sponsoring a dance and auction to be held at the Farrall hall this Saturday, Oct 27. Hulett arrived back home in HuN ett this fast week to spend a well-earned furlough with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. F. A. Bush. Her mother and Mrs. Ethel Bush met her n Denver. She has .been a patient in an army hospital for several months recovering from Infantile paralysis which wa~ con- tracted only a few days after she was transfe~Ted to duty in an army ward tn Italy where sol- diers were being treated for that malady. ,She was flown from Italy to Miami, Florida and later trans- t'erre