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"r Force Confirms Radar Station Here CO,7"[A/UIA/G ,',-, C COUVTY JI4V Newspaper for Crook County, Town of Sundance and United States Land Office LVII SUNDANCE, WYOMING, THURSDAY, DECEMBER 1, 1955 Number 48 Shots. Vaccine Here Sixty excess shots of Salk polio are still available for Crook according to the county vaccine committee. Persons between 1 and 21 can given the vaccine and should go their local doctor to receive the Dr. Oscar W. Conner, III, direc- of preventive medicine for the Department of Public Health, that even though the vaccine slightly outdated, it is still good will continue to be good for everal months. Dr. Connor also clarified the intervals in giving Salk vaccine. The second injection should be at least four to six weeks after the first, not one week after indicated in the manufacturers' The third (booster) injection given seven months after second, or before the next polio I aeason if less than seven months. Ag Class Be Formed Meeting Here All farmers and ranchers inter- ted in attending the adult ag which will be set up at high school are asked to Rend a meeting at the high. school at 8 p.m. ! During the meeting, the time and ate of the first class will be de- The group will also set up course of instruction at the Clark Allen, high school ag in- said that everyone was to attend and take part the program. Methodist Church Sets Smorgasbord, Dec. 9 The Sundance Methodist church Will hold a combined smorgasbord bazaar on Friday, Dec. 9 at church. Fancy work will be :Id at the bazaar which will start at 3 p.m. The smorgasbord will be served 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Everyone invited to attend both events. Cross Plans Be Mode g Session Red Cross plans will be discuss- at a meeUng of the Crook Red Cross chapter in Sun- Monday night. Officers directors of the chapter will the meeting which has been by Ed Petersen, county Red chairman. "Phe session will open at 8 p.m. county welfare office. Tires Slashed, Cut in Hulett Vandalism Spree An outbreak of vandalism in Hulett last week has proved ex- pensive to car owners there. Tires have been slashed and punctured, apparently with a knife, and the air has been let out of other tires. The vandals played no favorites, their victims ranging from the highway maintainer to private cars and trucks. Freshmen Classes Face Series of Aptitude Tests Supt. Wes Huckins said that a series of tests would be given the freshmen orientation students at Sundance high school next week. He said the Differential Aptitude Tests would be given to the class. Huckins said the same tests would also be given to the seniors later. He said the tests give the students a basis for choosing a possible occupation later. Covered by he tests are verbal and abstract reasoning, numerical ability, space relations, mechanical reasoning, clerical speed and ac- cur_._acy and language usage.  G. Lee Nitzel, 66, Dies in Illinois Funeral services were held Oct. 26 in Carbon Cliff, Ill. for G. Lee Nitzel, 66, who died at his home there Oct. 22. The Rev. James Jones of Carbon Cliff Methodist church conducted the services. Burial was in Green- view Memorial Gardens. Nitzel formerly operated the Car- bon Cliff Dairy and had also work- ed for Eagle Signal Corp. He was born July 17, 1889 in Ripley, Ill. and was married to Bertha Giltner June 12, 1920 at Beulah. He is survived by his wife, Ber- tha; one son, Everett Nitzel, Car- bon Cliff; his mother, Mrs. Mary Nitzel, Moline, Ill.; three sisters - Mrs. Leona Hagstrom, Mrs. Minnie (Continued On Last Page, See. 1) Two County Men To Receive Draft Exams Next Month Two Crook county men have been called by the Crook County Selective Service board to receive physical exams.. They are Robert S. Rice of Sundance and Eric O. Huseby of Hulett. The two were scheduled to re- ceive their exams at Denver Dec. 5 but the Denver station will not process any men until January. The board said the two men would go during January. High School Paper To Be Dropped Supt. Wes Huckins said Tuesday that the high school newspaper will be discontinued because both the senior-class and the teachers feel that the students need more in- struction in English. The period formerly used for putting out the newspaper will be used for additional English instruc- tion. Huckins said that subscribers to ads in the paper would have their advertising money refunded. The Superintenden Said the stu- dents would be given a diagnostic English test to determine in which areas of English they need more instruction. Senior FHA Girls Complete 1st Goal The senior FHA girls at Sun- dance high school have completed goal No. 1 which is "Developing Greater Understanding Among Homes of the World." To complete the goal, members answered roll call by describing the country from which their an- cestors came. Some of the girls had family trees. Members of the chapter are prseently holding a blanket raffle as one of their money-making pro- jects for the year. The electric blanket with dual controls is dis- played in the window of Floyd's Sporting Goods. Tickets can be bought fr n any FHA girl. Chapter members have also got- ten the program book out. No Accidents is Aim Of Safe-Driving Day No fatalities in the nation is the o aim of Safe-Driving Day, which has [ Local Students been proclaimed for Thursday, Dec. 1. In Sundance, Mayor C. D. Rob- erts has issued a proclamation ob- serving Safe-Driving Day and ask- ing all citizens to make an effort to help cut down traffic accidents. Superintendent of Schools Wes Huckins and City Marshal Amos Ewing both appealed for unani- mous support of S-D Day. In line with the special day, a safe driving contest is being held in the Sundance schools. The stu- dent who can find the best cartoon pertainin to safe driving and who adds the best comment to the car- toon will win first prize of three dollars. Second prize is one dol- lar and third prize 50 cents. Have Pics Taken !For School Annual Individual pictures of students and teachers were taken Tuesday at the Sundanee schools. Bill Oli- ver of Lead of the All.State Photo Co. took the pictures which will be used in the school annual. In all, a total of 306 individual pie. tures were taken by Oliver. Students are not compelled to buy any of the pictures but if they wish they can get one sepia-tone enlargement, five billfold-size pic- tures and 12 stamp-size pictures for $00 Area Ist Choice for $2 Million Station Preferred Plates "garly Spring Must be Bought Now Says Yeoman ounty Treasurer Paul Yeoman Tuesday warned county residents with license numbers under 200 to pick them up immediately. Yeo- man said the low-number 1956 plates should be obtained at once if persons who now have the num- bers wish to keep them. Heart Attack Friday Fatal to Henry Boles, 51 Henry Boles, 5J-year-old Oshoto man, died Friday after saffering a heart attack early that morning while loading cattle at the Mable Fowler ranch. Boles was taken to the Gillette hospital by Mrs. Fowler but died before a doctor could be reached. Funeral services were held at Douglas, Wyo. Monday. Bdles had i worked on the Fowler ranch for i10 years, coming there from Doug- 'las. Tower Problems Discussed Problems concerning the Devils Tower 50th anniversary celebration were discussed Tuesday night at a meeting at the Elk Horn Cafe. R. M. Bernd, anniversary chair- man, discussed several problems which need to be solved before the anniversary cebration gets under- way. Distribution of the 50,000 cir- culars which the anniversary com- mittee bad printed was solved dur- ing the session. The Wyoming Travel Commission will receive 47,000 of the brochures for use at travel shows while the remaining 3,000 will remain here to be used in answering requests for Devils Tower literature. The Wyoming Travel Commis- sion will distribute the brochures early in 1956 at travel shows in Kansas City, Cincinnati, St. Louis, Detroit, Omaha, Cleveland, Mil- waukee, Dallas, Minneapolis, Los Angeles and Des Moines. To raise funds to have more of the circulars printed, various lo- cal businessmen will contact whole- salers in surrounding towns for funds. The wholesalers will be asked to subscribe to a certain number of circulars which will then be distributed by the anni- versary committee. Bernd said that equipment for the special days at Devils Tower next summer was also a problem. i He listed lights, stage covering, chain and a public address system as the principal needs. However, he said he thought that arrange-: ments ould be worked out to ob- tain the equipment. Bernd also reviewed efforts that have been made to get a special commemorative stamp ,honoring Devils Tower issued in 1956. He said he had been informed that proposals for special stamps would be reviewed late this year by the Post Office Department, which would then make a decision as to which stamps would be issued; (Continued On Last Page, See. I) Building Seen Thomson Makes Announcement The United States Air Force Tuesday confirmed that it will erect a $2,500,000 radar warning station in the Bear Lodge Moun- tains near Sundance. Wyoming Congressman Keith Thomson made the announcement Tuesday. A telegram from Thomson's office Wednesday said: Col. Wilson, Air Force liaison officer  (in Washington), advises Sundance first choice of Air Force for aircraft control and warning station. Corps of En- gineers report on land acquisi- tion due in two weeks. Con- struction to start next spring. The Air Force has selected a site in the Bear Lodge near the Warren Peak lookout station to add another link in the nation's growing radar detection network. Construction is expected to be- gin early next spring, Thomson said. About 150 men will be employed at the station, bringing an annual payroll of about $500,000 to Sun- dance. The Sundance area has been un- der consideration by Air Force officials for the radar station for nearly six months. It had been considered for the station nearly 18 months ago and had appeared to have dropped from the picture until about six months ago. The station will be a permanent installation. A committee working on the project has assured the Air Force that the problems of housing, med- ical and transportation facilities will be taken care of through pri- vate capital. Three Bulldogs On Official State All-Star Team The Wyoming School Activities Assn. Tuesday announced official all-district teams for Class AA, A, B, six-man and eight-man football. Each coach in the respective dis- tricts nominated two teams. First team selections were given 10 points and second team selections five points. Three Sundance Bulldogs were named to the northeast district six- man club. Bert Fall was named as an end while Howard Roadlfer tied with Dave Jelly of Dayton for the other end position. Larry Beagle was named to the backfield along with Harry Reed of Dayton and Larry Cook of Ranchestex. 8 FFA Members To Get Pins as Chapter Farmers Chapter farmers will be installed at the next regular meeting of the Bear Lodge FFA chapter, accord- ing to Clark Allen, chapter adviser. Eight boys will be honored. The installation will be held at 7:30 p.m. Dec. 9 following a pan- cake supper set for 6 p.m. for FFA members and their gue Members who will r idlver i pins are Bill Blakem Rttdph Dyer, Jerry Crago, Rtlflt Little, Dennis Smith, Ernie Roaditer, Jeff Voro and Bob Kokesk. "r Force Confirms Radar Station Here CO,7"[A/UIA/G ,',-, C COUVTY JI4V Newspaper for Crook County, Town of Sundance and United States Land Office LVII SUNDANCE, WYOMING, THURSDAY, DECEMBER 1, 1955 Number 48 Shots. Vaccine Here Sixty excess shots of Salk polio are still available for Crook according to the county vaccine committee. Persons between 1 and 21 can given the vaccine and should go their local doctor to receive the Dr. Oscar W. Conner, III, direc- of preventive medicine for the Department of Public Health, that even though the vaccine slightly outdated, it is still good will continue to be good for everal months. Dr. Connor also clarified the intervals in giving Salk vaccine. The second injection should be at least four to six weeks after the first, not one week after indicated in the manufacturers' The third (booster) injection given seven months after second, or before the next polio I aeason if less than seven months. Ag Class Be Formed Meeting Here All farmers and ranchers inter- ted in attending the adult ag which will be set up at high school are asked to Rend a meeting at the high. school at 8 p.m. ! During the meeting, the time and ate of the first class will be de- The group will also set up course of instruction at the Clark Allen, high school ag in- said that everyone was to attend and take part the program. Methodist Church Sets Smorgasbord, Dec. 9 The Sundance Methodist church Will hold a combined smorgasbord bazaar on Friday, Dec. 9 at church. Fancy work will be :Id at the bazaar which will start at 3 p.m. The smorgasbord will be served 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Everyone invited to attend both events. Cross Plans Be Mode g Session Red Cross plans will be discuss- at a meeUng of the Crook Red Cross chapter in Sun- Monday night. Officers directors of the chapter will the meeting which has been by Ed Petersen, county Red chairman. "Phe session will open at 8 p.m. county welfare office. Tires Slashed, Cut in Hulett Vandalism Spree An outbreak of vandalism in Hulett last week has proved ex- pensive to car owners there. Tires have been slashed and punctured, apparently with a knife, and the air has been let out of other tires. The vandals played no favorites, their victims ranging from the highway maintainer to private cars and trucks. Freshmen Classes Face Series of Aptitude Tests Supt. Wes Huckins said that a series of tests would be given the freshmen orientation students at Sundance high school next week. He said the Differential Aptitude Tests would be given to the class. Huckins said the same tests would also be given to the seniors later. He said the tests give the students a basis for choosing a possible occupation later. Covered by he tests are verbal and abstract reasoning, numerical ability, space relations, mechanical reasoning, clerical speed and ac- cur_._acy and language usage.  G. Lee Nitzel, 66, Dies in Illinois Funeral services were held Oct. 26 in Carbon Cliff, Ill. for G. Lee Nitzel, 66, who died at his home there Oct. 22. The Rev. James Jones of Carbon Cliff Methodist church conducted the services. Burial was in Green- view Memorial Gardens. Nitzel formerly operated the Car- bon Cliff Dairy and had also work- ed for Eagle Signal Corp. He was born July 17, 1889 in Ripley, Ill. and was married to Bertha Giltner June 12, 1920 at Beulah. He is survived by his wife, Ber- tha; one son, Everett Nitzel, Car- bon Cliff; his mother, Mrs. Mary Nitzel, Moline, Ill.; three sisters - Mrs. Leona Hagstrom, Mrs. Minnie (Continued On Last Page, See. 1) Two County Men To Receive Draft Exams Next Month Two Crook county men have been called by the Crook County Selective Service board to receive physical exams.. They are Robert S. Rice of Sundance and Eric O. Huseby of Hulett. The two were scheduled to re- ceive their exams at Denver Dec. 5 but the Denver station will not process any men until January. The board said the two men would go during January. High School Paper To Be Dropped Supt. Wes Huckins said Tuesday that the high school newspaper will be discontinued because both the senior-class and the teachers feel that the students need more in- struction in English. The period formerly used for putting out the newspaper will be used for additional English instruc- tion. Huckins said that subscribers to ads in the paper would have their advertising money refunded. The Superintenden Said the stu- dents would be given a diagnostic English test to determine in which areas of English they need more instruction. Senior FHA Girls Complete 1st Goal The senior FHA girls at Sun- dance high school have completed goal No. 1 which is "Developing Greater Understanding Among Homes of the World." To complete the goal, members answered roll call by describing the country from which their an- cestors came. Some of the girls had family trees. Members of the chapter are prseently holding a blanket raffle as one of their money-making pro- jects for the year. The electric blanket with dual controls is dis- played in the window of Floyd's Sporting Goods. Tickets can be bought fr n any FHA girl. Chapter members have also got- ten the program book out. No Accidents is Aim Of Safe-Driving Day No fatalities in the nation is the o aim of Safe-Driving Day, which has [ Local Students been proclaimed for Thursday, Dec. 1. In Sundance, Mayor C. D. Rob- erts has issued a proclamation ob- serving Safe-Driving Day and ask- ing all citizens to make an effort to help cut down traffic accidents. Superintendent of Schools Wes Huckins and City Marshal Amos Ewing both appealed for unani- mous support of S-D Day. In line with the special day, a safe driving contest is being held in the Sundance schools. The stu- dent who can find the best cartoon pertainin to safe driving and who adds the best comment to the car- toon will win first prize of three dollars. Second prize is one dol- lar and third prize 50 cents. Have Pics Taken !For School Annual Individual pictures of students and teachers were taken Tuesday at the Sundanee schools. Bill Oli- ver of Lead of the All.State Photo Co. took the pictures which will be used in the school annual. In all, a total of 306 individual pie. tures were taken by Oliver. Students are not compelled to buy any of the pictures but if they wish they can get one sepia-tone enlargement, five billfold-size pic- tures and 12 stamp-size pictures for $00 Area Ist Choice for $2 Million Station Preferred Plates "garly Spring Must be Bought Now Says Yeoman ounty Treasurer Paul Yeoman Tuesday warned county residents with license numbers under 200 to pick them up immediately. Yeo- man said the low-number 1956 plates should be obtained at once if persons who now have the num- bers wish to keep them. Heart Attack Friday Fatal to Henry Boles, 51 Henry Boles, 5J-year-old Oshoto man, died Friday after saffering a heart attack early that morning while loading cattle at the Mable Fowler ranch. Boles was taken to the Gillette hospital by Mrs. Fowler but died before a doctor could be reached. Funeral services were held at Douglas, Wyo. Monday. Bdles had i worked on the Fowler ranch for i10 years, coming there from Doug- 'las. Tower Problems Discussed Problems concerning the Devils Tower 50th anniversary celebration were discussed Tuesday night at a meeting at the Elk Horn Cafe. R. M. Bernd, anniversary chair- man, discussed several problems which need to be solved before the anniversary cebration gets under- way. Distribution of the 50,000 cir- culars which the anniversary com- mittee bad printed was solved dur- ing the session. The Wyoming Travel Commission will receive 47,000 of the brochures for use at travel shows while the remaining 3,000 will remain here to be used in answering requests for Devils Tower literature. The Wyoming Travel Commis- sion will distribute the brochures early in 1956 at travel shows in Kansas City, Cincinnati, St. Louis, Detroit, Omaha, Cleveland, Mil- waukee, Dallas, Minneapolis, Los Angeles and Des Moines. To raise funds to have more of the circulars printed, various lo- cal businessmen will contact whole- salers in surrounding towns for funds. The wholesalers will be asked to subscribe to a certain number of circulars which will then be distributed by the anni- versary committee. Bernd said that equipment for the special days at Devils Tower next summer was also a problem. i He listed lights, stage covering, chain and a public address system as the principal needs. However, he said he thought that arrange-: ments ould be worked out to ob- tain the equipment. Bernd also reviewed efforts that have been made to get a special commemorative stamp ,honoring Devils Tower issued in 1956. He said he had been informed that proposals for special stamps would be reviewed late this year by the Post Office Department, which would then make a decision as to which stamps would be issued; (Continued On Last Page, See. I) Building Seen Thomson Makes Announcement The United States Air Force Tuesday confirmed that it will erect a $2,500,000 radar warning station in the Bear Lodge Moun- tains near Sundance. Wyoming Congressman Keith Thomson made the announcement Tuesday. A telegram from Thomson's office Wednesday said: Col. Wilson, Air Force liaison officer  (in Washington), advises Sundance first choice of Air Force for aircraft control and warning station. Corps of En- gineers report on land acquisi- tion due in two weeks. Con- struction to start next spring. The Air Force has selected a site in the Bear Lodge near the Warren Peak lookout station to add another link in the nation's growing radar detection network. Construction is expected to be- gin early next spring, Thomson said. About 150 men will be employed at the station, bringing an annual payroll of about $500,000 to Sun- dance. The Sundance area has been un- der consideration by Air Force officials for the radar station for nearly six months. It had been considered for the station nearly 18 months ago and had appeared to have dropped from the picture until about six months ago. The station will be a permanent installation. A committee working on the project has assured the Air Force that the problems of housing, med- ical and transportation facilities will be taken care of through pri- vate capital. Three Bulldogs On Official State All-Star Team The Wyoming School Activities Assn. Tuesday announced official all-district teams for Class AA, A, B, six-man and eight-man football. Each coach in the respective dis- tricts nominated two teams. First team selections were given 10 points and second team selections five points. Three Sundance Bulldogs were named to the northeast district six- man club. Bert Fall was named as an end while Howard Roadlfer tied with Dave Jelly of Dayton for the other end position. Larry Beagle was named to the backfield along with Harry Reed of Dayton and Larry Cook of Ranchestex. 8 FFA Members To Get Pins as Chapter Farmers Chapter farmers will be installed at the next regular meeting of the Bear Lodge FFA chapter, accord- ing to Clark Allen, chapter adviser. Eight boys will be honored. The installation will be held at 7:30 p.m. Dec. 9 following a pan- cake supper set for 6 p.m. for FFA members and their gue Members who will r idlver i pins are Bill Blakem Rttdph Dyer, Jerry Crago, Rtlflt Little, Dennis Smith, Ernie Roaditer, Jeff Voro and Bob Kokesk.