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Victory Buy War Bonds The Sundance Times, Sundance, Wyoming In The Black Hills of WyO 'ONE OF THE MOST REMARKABLE engineering.feats of all time was the designing, building, and towing across the English Channel of t w.o "synthetic" harbo.rs, each the s~e of the port of Dover, ~.ngian.~ The necessary concrete caissons; floating DreaKwater~ pxers aria roaaways---~teariy wsxme m mls picture--were made by Mitain fl'om plans drawn up by. the. British Admiralty and War Office. One of these two ports was turned over to the Amemcan$. This pmture shows a busy scene in one of these "portable harbors," as ships unload supplies onto the French beaches for the Allied armies advancing towards Germany. Board Expandnig School Facilities Nov. 12--UNS--The of Wyoming Board of today adopted the fol- resolution in connection proposal to the Board by a her group for establishment Junior colleges: Board of Trustees of the of Wyoming, having the privilege of discussing a committee from Casper proposal for establishment a state-wide system of junior expresses the tentative "1. That the .basic arguments by the Casper Commit- a wider extension of opportunities for youth are worthy of support. Cone Favored ~That, in the opinion of the such greater opportunity be more surely and widely in the state by ~he enact- of enabling legislation to the local school districts make additional levies, if de- ing their present high school of_ ferings along vocational, contin- uation and adult education lines than by the restricted establish- ment of junior colleges in the rel- atively few counties or districts with a minimal tax duplicate of $30,000,000 as proposed by the Casper committee. "'3. That the Board should therefore appoint a committee to study the possibilities of alterna- tive legislation which might not only meet the major needs envis- ioned in the Casper proposal ,but might also extend new education- al benefits to communities which could not qualify under the leg- islation proposed by the Casper co~amtttee. "4. That this committee of the Board be instructed to confer fur- ther with the Casper committe~ and .with the State Educational Planning Committee in eJ'spect to such alternative legislation." S mdance Man On Board Committee Studying Leffishtion Trigg's brother-in-law and sister, Mr. and Mrs. Dean Svoboda and son on .~unday, November 12th. One of the heaviest snoww known at this season fell here on the 13th and 14th making trav- el and all kinds of work difficult. Kenneth Nichols, ' who is em- ployed at the Goldie Hereford ranch was a caller in Seely Mon- day. Virgil Tromble and daughter, Barbara Anne were evening call- ers and took supper with T. E. Tromble Nov. llth. Jerry Page, Ray Dorsett and Dick Ackerman were callers on this divide during the week. Harry Linklater went to Rapid City the 13th to receive treat- ment for ear trouble. He expects to be gone several days. Mrs. Robert Proctor of Hulett drove out on the 13th and took her mother, Mrs. Otterbein home with her for an indefinite visit. CROOK COUNTY SAWMILLS RANK SECOND IN STATE IN PRODUCTION REPORT Despite a slate-wide loss of 13 a~.tive mills in 1943, the produc- tion of sawed timber in Wyoming amounted to 47,871,000 board feet. This is a decrease of 17.6 per- cent in volume under the pre- ceding year, according to dala compiled for the Bureau of Census by the Forest Service. U. S. De- partment of Agriculture. The figures( representing a complete coverage of 119 sawmills opera- ting in the State, are based on a mail and field check. The combined 23 mills of Car- bon, Converse, Fremont, and Platte counties accounted for 21,959,000 board feet of the to- tal. Second, was Crook County, with 22 mills turning out 9,842,- 000 board feet; and Lincoln and Uinta,s 16 mills, sawing 4,992,- 000, ranking third in order of production. r,i illm Personal Items Little Billy Studie is again in the hospital receiving medical care. Mr. and Mrs. John Prestes and son Allen of Lewellen, Nebr. were ~visiting at the Ralph Partlow home a few days last week. Mrs. Edwin Frolander and little son visited several days at the Frolander home this week, re- turning to Belle Fourche Wednes- day n~orntng with Edwin. Mrs. Allen Rabe began work Tuesday at Lee's Pharmacy. Mr. and Mrs. Frank Policky re- turned from Nebraska Sunday. The C. D. Roberts family made a trip to Lead Tuesday. SON BORN Mr.' and Mrs. Jerry Wing of Torrington, Wyo. are the parents of a 7 lb. boy born November 17; he has been named Roy Har- per. His mother is the former Vera Harper of Sundanee. I MY. and Mrs. S. O. Breckenridge Mr. Milward L. Simpson, pres-of Reeder, N. D. were guests at ident of the Board, appointed, as:the Bud Dnrfee home this week, l members of the Board committee arriving Friday to try their luck requested ,by paragraph 8, MY. A. during the hunting season. Both L. Keeney, supertlltendent of Mr. Breckenridge and son were schools at Superior, chairman; successful in getting their deer Mr. James T. McGucktn of Sun- and the group left for home on dance; and Mr. Earle O. B]~rwell Monday. x of Casper~ ', for the purpose of expand- '' " Seely I John D. Seely, Carl Johnson| and Leo Osborn worked on the[ Hulett-Seely telephone line last| Saturday. ! American Legion Post-Thanksgiving --at-- Mrs. Vernis R. Tromble who! arrived from New York City, N. [ Y. last week spent several days | Music by the Rhythm Ramblers Sponsored by Roy Montgomery Post visiting relatives here and in the Goldie vicinity before leaving for Richmond, California where shs expects to remain for some time. Her husband has recently been sent overseas. Van Meter Johnson spent Fri- day night with his cousin, Arth- ur Linklater. MarJorie Hawley is employed at the John Burns hospital in Belle Fourche. Mrs. Willard Ripley was out to the ranch over the week-end. Her husband is slowly convalescing from a severe ease of pneumonia. Mr. and Mrs. E. J. ~voboda and son Max, Mrs. T. E. Tromble, Mrs. Dale Stover and baby daughter were Sunday visitors at the Os- born home. Arline Fowlkes of the (]oldie vicinity spent the week-end at the home of her aunt, Mrs. Leo Os- born. Mr. and Mrs. Harold Trigg and family of Alva who are leaving~ soon for their new home near Rapid City, were gueet~of S. DOWNEY and MARY CABALKA from O'Neill Photo Co., O'Neill, Nebr. will be at the Hotel taking Photographs NOVEMBER 28-29-30 Now is your chance to have the Photographs you have been wanting taken. Your boys and girls in the service, have been asking you for a picture, We can take your family group if you are all together. You do not have to have an appoint- ment. We will be open at ten in the morning and stay open until eight in the evening. There will be no stamp photos taken as we plan on being back for the school in February. k.-- for those gou love