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t Mary Ellen Ellsbury poses the Junior class float won homecoming parade honors. The senior class float was awarded second place. The Sundance Homecoming parade was held previous to the Sun- dance-Hulett footb.~ll game. CO.4:TI/VI/IN6" ,-H,,IYOU.,VI'Y ./I:14:5" Newspaper for Crook County, Town of Sundanee and United States Land Office LIX SUNDANCE, WYOMING, THURSDAY, OCTOBER 31, 1957 Number 44 d Richard D. Blakeman of Moor- croft Monday was placed on parole for five years by Judge Allen Pear- son after Blakeman pleaded guilty in district court to a charge of statutory rape. County Attorney Scotty Glad- stone said he recommended parole for Blakeman in view of Blake- man's clean record since his ar- est and family considerations. The readings: Max. Min. Prec. October 22 ........... 52 39 0 October 23 ............. 47 25 .04 October 24 ............ 32 22 .06 October 25 ............ 34 13 .01 October 26 ............ 49 30 0 October 27 ............. 57 30 O October 28 ........... 52 33 .Ol II to Co, The construction of a highway to the site of the proposed radar station in the Bear Lodge will be discussed Tuesday night at a meet- ing of the Sundance Commercial Club. A representative from the Bu- reau of Public Roads, members of the Wyoming Highway Commis- sion and the county commissioners will attend the session. Forest Service officials and delegations from Hulett, Upton and Moorcreft have been invited to attend. The dinner meeting will be held at the Episcopal parish hall start- ing at 6:30 p.m. Veterans' Day To Be Holiday For High Schools Nov. 11, which is Veteran's D~y, will be a holiday for high school students in Crook county. The high school board at its last meeting approved the holiday for the high schools at Moorcroft, Sundance and Hulett. In Crook County e Brucellosis program work in area. Crook county shifted to a county- Cattlemen must petition the Wy- wide basis rather than an area oming Livestock and Sanitary basis on Oct. 21, according to fed; Board and 75 percent of the own- eral and state officials, ers with 95 percent of the cattle Most of the eastern part of the in the designated area must ap- county is already signed up in the prove. program. The Extension office Each herd in the area must be here said a concerted effort will tested. Range and semi-range be made to sign up the remainder herds can qualify by a minimum of the county by Jan. 1. 20 percent herd test of three.year A series of meetings have been olds and over if negative. Dairy Wyoming Hereford done by Pete Jensen. at the association's Club. in Sundance Saturday. registered Here- calves, and heifers will Junior in conjunction with the of 47 yearling and two.year- bUlls. association's fall show will at 9 a.m. with the sale Underway at 1 p.m. A free will again be sponsor- the Sundance Commercial COmplete slate of officers Crook County chapter of An~erican Red Cross was re- at a meeting Friday night Petersen, Sundance Was again selected to head as chairman. officers are: Mrs. Emery vice chairman; Mrs. Donaldson, treasurer; and The Northeastern Wyoming Hereford Association has "extended an invitation to FFA and 4-H mem- bers to compete in the junior live- stock judging contest in Sundance Friday. The contest will be held at 1 p. m. at the association's sales pavil- ion at the fairgrounds. Twenty-five dollars in prize mon- ey along with ribbons will be a- warded to the winners, Pete Jensen, county agent from Sheridan, will be the official judge and will give reasons on five classes of bulls and cows. No rea- sons will be given by the contes- tants. two groups - junior for freshman and under and senior for sopho- mores and over. Six ribbons will The judgers will be divided into (Continued on Last Page, Sec. 1) Allen, secretary. as directors for the next 1958 Preferred Years were Henry Oudin, Carl Lathrop, Gil- Number Plates and Mrs. Tom El- as disaster chairman Bernd. Assuming the nursing chairmanship is M. Lorenzen. fund raising chairman has selected for 1958. during the meeting Thelma Pritchard of the new Red Cross state To Go on Sale County Treasurer Paul Yeoman said this week that 1958 preferred number license plates will be sold during November to those persons who had 1957 plates. However, the new plates cannot be attached until Dec. 1. Yeoman said it would speed matters along if persons brought their 1957 registration when ap- plying for 1958 plates. added attraction to the sale. Weaver Schoolhouse, 7:30 p.m., Consigning to the sale are: Char- lotte Carr, Fred Cundy, Emery George, Hewes Ranch Herefords, Kudlock and Perino, Art Schell- dorf, C. H. Voss and Sons, Hay Creek Hereford Ranch and Mike Lindsey and Robert Heald, guest consignors. Oct. 31; Oshoto Schoolhouse, 7:30 p.m. Nov. 11; Moorcroft commun- ity hall, 2 p.m. Nov. 12; Hulett Legion hall, 2 p.m. Nov. 13; and Sunny Divide community hall, 7:30 p.m., Nov. 14. Certain requirements must be met before an area becomes a modified certified brucellosis free Pictured in last week's Mys- tery Air Photo contest was the ranch owned by Chesney and Mac Rathbun. The contest is sponsored in The Sundance Times by Tracy Motor Co., of Sundance . The ranch, operated by Ches- ney an~ Roger Rathbun, is lo- cated 20 miles west of Sundance on Highway 14. Winner of the free gallon of anU.freese was Ted Glover of Snndanco. Free guest subscrip- tions to The Sundance Times go to Velma Eaton of Hulett, lr. vin Haptonstall of Carlile and Donald Grubb of Devils Tower. Three generations of the Rath- bun family have operated the place. It was settled in 1888 by Albert L. Sto~.s. Recent im. provements include a new house butt in 1954. Farming Is dryland with hay, small grain and corn raised. Total acreage is 4200. About 275 acres are in farm and hay An area qualifies when no more than one percent of the cattle test- ed are reactors and no more than five percent of the herds t~sted are reactor herds. Once qualified the area is good for three years and calfhood vac- cination will be conducted as ual. lan& Tillage is summer fal- low. Livestock numbers 140 ealww for commercial use. Rathbua'| favorite crop, and most profit. able, is cattle. His favorite crop is corn. Machinery includes an IHC W-4 tractor, Farmhand and a lS- ft grain drill. The Rathbnns have a sea, Roger, at home and a daughter, Jennie at Casper. Rathbun is a member of the Farm Bureau. have been made fox The auctioneer for the sale is A $25 junior judging contest scheduled for the county. Sched- and purebreds must have a corn- Hereford sale of the Willard Schnell. Judging will be will be held Friday at 1 p.m. as an uled brucellosis meetings are: plete herd test.