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Sundance Paid $256 for Sept. Cigarette Sales Cigarette tax distribution to cities, towns and counties in Wyo- ming for sales made in September totaled $63,020.59 according to a report from the Cigarette Tax Di- vision of the State Board of Equalization. For September sales, Sundance received $256.60. Moorcroft was paid $201.96 and Hulett $88.18. Crook county received $61.13. With three wholesalers failing to report, distribution for Septem- ber was-down $3,715.40 from Sep- tember 1954. The decrease fol- lows the national cigarette sales trend. = A-PEEX-'= At the Past FIVE YEARS AGO November 30, 1950 Hart Brothers Lumber and Hard- ware in Sundance was burglarized of over $85 and a small amount of merchandise late Sunday night in a breakin by two or more burglars. The Hulett-Alzada road will be the next in Crook county to receive farm-to-market funds for improve- ment if the plan of the Crook County Planning Committee is carried out. One of the early landmarks of Sundance will soon be no more. The former home of The Sundance Times was being razed this week. Gerald Eaton is the new head of the Sunny Divide local of the Crook County Farm Bureau. Eaton wa elected president of the local at a reorganization meeting held at the Sunny Divide community hall Friday night. Results of the recount of the ballots cast in the race for the office of county treasurer have named Paul Yeoman, Democratic candidate, treasurer. The recount boosted Yeoman's slim edge over the incumbent treasurer, John J. Binney, Republican candidate, from 12 to 17. TEN YEARS. AGO November 29, 1945 Remaining unconscious after having been thrown from a horse, a man later identified as a Mr. Cooper of the Upton country, was brought in to the Sundance hospi- tal Sunday for treatment. He re- gained consciousness the following day. Tires and sugar are the only commodities that remain under ra- tioning following the lifting of all restrictions on the sale of meats, butter and fats and oils Nov. 23. Hulett -- Mrs. Harriet Waugh's youngest son, Jerry, fell out of bed a few nights ago and broke his collarbone. He was taken to Spear- fish for treatment. Checks totaling $1500 will be mailed to more than 150 farmers and ranchers in Crook county with- in the next few days, it was an- nounced today by W. E. Mathews, president of the Crook County Na- tional Farm Loan Association. In a double-ring ceremony per- formed at the First Presbyterian church at Miles City, Mont. Nov. 17, Virginia Pearson of Worland and Robert Hooper of Sundanee were united in marriage. Funeral services were held Sun- day afternoon for Mrs. Herbert Heavirland, 80, who passed away early Thanksgiving morning. She had been in ill health for some years. FIFTEEN YEARS AGO November 28, 1940 Kenneth Seely of Belle Fourche drove off the road near the old Gardner place east of Sundance early Tuesday morning. His ear was almost completely wrecked and Seeley's face was cut and he was painfully bruised and skinned. Notices were received this week by all county clerks from the state auditor advising them that the $40,- 000 coyote and bobcat bounty fund for 1939-40 has been exhausted. Approximately $686 of the amount was paid to Crook county residents as 343 claims were sent in from the county clerk's office. Moorcroft -- Struck down by a truck, Marstin Holben, six-year-old J Mrs. Helen Smith and son Nels son of George Holben, is thought land five friends of Neis' all of to be only slightly injured. The JCheyenne spend Wednesday-Sun- accident occurred Friday afternoon I day at the Smith ranch. a short way from Moorcroft. Ob-" Kepp, Rapid City, S.D. A shop servers said the truck was a Mort- for women. Post office block next tana vehicle. It is thought that the to Red Owl grocery. It's getting driver did not know he had hit close to holiday time an(t holiday the boy and did not stop for that time is "Dress Up" time. Your reason. TWENTY YEARS AGO November 28, 1935 [ If flockmasters and others in- terested want to secure the serv- ices of a hunter-trapper for the county, they must act at once. Ar- rangements were made to make an assessment of one cent a head on : sheep to partially pay for the serv- ices of a trapper but thus far there has been but little response. Only $46.74 has been received by the county treasurer. Win. E. Seig, Leslie Cook and Clifford Hogg went down to Sand Creek on Sunday and explored a recently discovered cave. They brought home a large number of beautiful crystal formations that they found in the cave. At a special meeting of the city council held on Friday, bids on the city waterworks were opened and it was decided to sell the bonds to the state of Wyoming. The bonds were sold for $20,340 and accrued interest. Alva -- Mrs. Elmore Engle and Cleo Wells visited Mr. Engle at his sheep camp out on Tie Creek Sat- urday. Among other experiences they got stuck in the gumbo and discovered that there was plenty of good walking out in that country. dress wardrobe must be replenish- ed because social functions will be numerous as they always are. Bright and new dresses for the holidays, all bought for special holiday occasions, are here and so are new separates. You will be thrilled over the pretty new colors, materials and fashions, in exquisite pastel shades to add glitter to the holiday season. Both on tlte first floor and in our "Down Stairs shop." Come see. Remember, this is fur coat, jacket and fur neckpiece headquarters. Irene Gardner left Wednesday morning for Klamath Falls, Ore. to spend the winter with her daughter Ruth. Enroute she will visit her son Jack Gardner at Boise, Ida. Clarence Gardner of Hammond, Mont. helped drive as far as Boise where he will visit his brother and nephew until near- ly Christmas. Personal Items Mrs. Lillian Hawken left Fri- day and is visiting in Spearfish with her daughter and husband, Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Hines. Mrs. Lee Schloredt and Mrs. Harry Davis were in Sheridan Fri- day and Saturday where they were called by the serious illness of their aunt, Mrs. Fred Ware. Clarence Gardner of Broadus, Mont. was a Saturday visitor at the Ray Woods home. Mrs. Sid Harvey accompanied her son, Howard and family and Mrs. Darrell Niekelson and Danney to Bowman, N. D. Monday where they visited Mrs. Howard Harvey's and Mrs. Nickelson's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Ed Arithson. They returned to Sundance on Tuesday. On Wed- nesday Mr. and Mrs. Howard Har- vey and son and Mr. and Mrs. Darrell Nickelson and son drove to Arvada, Colo. to spend the Thanksgiving holiday with Mr. and Mrs. Keith Drouillard. Mrs. Drouil- lard is a sister of Mrs. Niekelson and Mrs. Harvey. Wanted: A capable and trust- worthy woman for a housekeeper who can take charge of a home. No children, very convenient to take care of, only two people, and an ideal place for a reliable woman who wants a very good home an@ I have it. Must be qualified to assume full duties of a housekeep- er, however, and references are re- quired. Answer Mrs. O. F. Kepp, Box 1792, Rapid City, S. D. Mrs. Richard Hooper and sons, Lindsey and Bruce were business callers in Spearfish Saturday. Mr. and Mrs. Harold Torrey left" on Wednesday and spent Thanks- giving with Mr. Torrey's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Milo Torrey of Tor- rington. Friday to Sunday they were house guests of Mrs. Torrey's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Fred Benzel of Torrington. On Monday they drove to Cheyenne where Mr. Tor- rey took a state ' board test, then returned to Sundance early Tues- day. Mrs. Sid Harvey spent Wednes- day and Thursday in Casper with her daughter, Harriett. Miss Patsy Brimmer visited in Hulett Thursday with friends and relatives. Mrs. Peter Goodfellow and son Stuart were Sunday guests of Mr. and Mrs. Ted Rounds and family. Cheris and Jean Waugh of Alva spent the weekend with their grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Vernie Taylor. Mr. and Mrs. J. C. Dudrey of Sheridan, Mr. and Mrs, Floyd Carr and Mr. and Mrs. Don Rounds dined in Beulah, Friday evening. Mr. and Mrs. George Peterson spent Sunday visiting Mr. and Mrs. Leonard Peterson on their farm i near Sundance. Mr. and Mrs. Orlo Jackson were guests on Sunday of Mr. and Mrs. George Richards. Mr. and Mrs. Sidney Harvey were Thursday evening guests of Mr. and Mrs. Maurice Classick. Mr. and Mrs. B. W. Hill and Bill Strunk left for Hills' home in Red- lands, Calif. Monday after having spent the past week visiting at the Rex Dillon home. Mrs. Hill and Mr. Strunk are Mrs. Dillon's sister and brother. - Mr. and Mrs. John Trotter, Phil- ip Andrews and Roy Roadifer, all of Casper, were guests of Mr. and Mrs. B. E. Trotter Friday-Sunday while hunting in this area. Ben L. Vest of Genesees, Idaho arrived Monday and is visiting for a few days with his sister, Mrs. Mable Crewdson. Mr. and Mrs. Adrian Kipp and family were Sunday evening guests of Mr. and Mrs. Arnold Duca and family. Friday dinner guests of Mr. and Mrs. Jay Durfee were John Ilsley of Gillette and Mrs. Harry P. Ilsley of Cheyenne. Mrs. Dorman Ewing ad child- ren, Mrs. Charles Charleston and Miss Irene Frederiksen were Tues- day business callers in Spearfish. ! Sundance, Wyo. Dec. 1, 195$] ] Judy and Murine Frank spent | Thanksgiving vacation visiting Mr, :| and Mrs. Gene Ewing and family ! at the Campstool ranch. Mr. and Mrs. Elmer MontgomerY of Grand Junction, Colo. called Mrs. Georgia Powers at the Good home Wednesday. Mr. Montgomery is a nephew of Mrs. Powers'. Mr. and Mrs. Rex Dillon and family, Mr. and Mrs. B. W. Hill and Bill Strunk were Sunday evening guests of Mr. and Mrs. Leon and son. Mr. and Mrs. J. C. Dudrey and family left for their home Sunda after having spent since day visiting at the Ray Good Mr. and Mrs. Duane Burey Spearfish ranger station were day guests of Mr. and Mrs. Jones. Mr. and Mrs. Allen Edwards and family were guests of the Willis Hughes family Sunday. Merle Sisson was dismissed fro the hospital in Spearfish Saturday and is recovering from his illneS at his home. Mrs. Mamie McAnally entertain" ed Mr. and Mrs. Harvey Ferdi" and in her home Sunday. famous brand Save $50 to $180 On A Single Christmas Gift In Our Great Pre.Christmas Sale Here's Year Opportunity for Big Savings on ,. Reg. Sale Price 30" Westinghouse Electric Range $269.50 $239.50 40" General Electric Range $349.50 $199.50 40" Mealmaster Electric & Oil Comb. $379.50 $195.00 40 Gal. Westinghouse Table Top Water Heater $152.50 $122.50 80 Gal. Westinghouse Water Heater $195.00 $159.50 Amana Freezer $599.50 $439.50 | General Electric Automatic Washer $299.951The Pair General Electric Dryer $249.95 }$369.50 III Generalllectric Dishwasher $359:95 $199.50 Youngstown Dishwasher Necchi Cabinet Sewing Machine $299.95 $195.50 $349.50 $192.50 Elna Supermatic $289.95 $195.00 Necchi Super Nova $339.95 $289.50 Crook County Refinery Phone 12R2 Sundance, Wyo. / ! Sundance Paid $256 for Sept. Cigarette Sales Cigarette tax distribution to cities, towns and counties in Wyo- ming for sales made in September totaled $63,020.59 according to a report from the Cigarette Tax Di- vision of the State Board of Equalization. For September sales, Sundance received $256.60. Moorcroft was paid $201.96 and Hulett $88.18. Crook county received $61.13. With three wholesalers failing to report, distribution for Septem- ber was-down $3,715.40 from Sep- tember 1954. The decrease fol- lows the national cigarette sales trend. = A-PEEX-'= At the Past FIVE YEARS AGO November 30, 1950 Hart Brothers Lumber and Hard- ware in Sundance was burglarized of over $85 and a small amount of merchandise late Sunday night in a breakin by two or more burglars. The Hulett-Alzada road will be the next in Crook county to receive farm-to-market funds for improve- ment if the plan of the Crook County Planning Committee is carried out. One of the early landmarks of Sundance will soon be no more. The former home of The Sundance Times was being razed this week. Gerald Eaton is the new head of the Sunny Divide local of the Crook County Farm Bureau. Eaton wa elected president of the local at a reorganization meeting held at the Sunny Divide community hall Friday night. Results of the recount of the ballots cast in the race for the office of county treasurer have named Paul Yeoman, Democratic candidate, treasurer. The recount boosted Yeoman's slim edge over the incumbent treasurer, John J. Binney, Republican candidate, from 12 to 17. TEN YEARS. AGO November 29, 1945 Remaining unconscious after having been thrown from a horse, a man later identified as a Mr. Cooper of the Upton country, was brought in to the Sundance hospi- tal Sunday for treatment. He re- gained consciousness the following day. Tires and sugar are the only commodities that remain under ra- tioning following the lifting of all restrictions on the sale of meats, butter and fats and oils Nov. 23. Hulett -- Mrs. Harriet Waugh's youngest son, Jerry, fell out of bed a few nights ago and broke his collarbone. He was taken to Spear- fish for treatment. Checks totaling $1500 will be mailed to more than 150 farmers and ranchers in Crook county with- in the next few days, it was an- nounced today by W. E. Mathews, president of the Crook County Na- tional Farm Loan Association. In a double-ring ceremony per- formed at the First Presbyterian church at Miles City, Mont. Nov. 17, Virginia Pearson of Worland and Robert Hooper of Sundanee were united in marriage. Funeral services were held Sun- day afternoon for Mrs. Herbert Heavirland, 80, who passed away early Thanksgiving morning. She had been in ill health for some years. FIFTEEN YEARS AGO November 28, 1940 Kenneth Seely of Belle Fourche drove off the road near the old Gardner place east of Sundance early Tuesday morning. His ear was almost completely wrecked and Seeley's face was cut and he was painfully bruised and skinned. Notices were received this week by all county clerks from the state auditor advising them that the $40,- 000 coyote and bobcat bounty fund for 1939-40 has been exhausted. Approximately $686 of the amount was paid to Crook county residents as 343 claims were sent in from the county clerk's office. Moorcroft -- Struck down by a truck, Marstin Holben, six-year-old J Mrs. Helen Smith and son Nels son of George Holben, is thought land five friends of Neis' all of to be only slightly injured. The JCheyenne spend Wednesday-Sun- accident occurred Friday afternoon I day at the Smith ranch. a short way from Moorcroft. Ob-" Kepp, Rapid City, S.D. A shop servers said the truck was a Mort- for women. Post office block next tana vehicle. It is thought that the to Red Owl grocery. It's getting driver did not know he had hit close to holiday time an(t holiday the boy and did not stop for that time is "Dress Up" time. Your reason. TWENTY YEARS AGO November 28, 1935 [ If flockmasters and others in- terested want to secure the serv- ices of a hunter-trapper for the county, they must act at once. Ar- rangements were made to make an assessment of one cent a head on : sheep to partially pay for the serv- ices of a trapper but thus far there has been but little response. Only $46.74 has been received by the county treasurer. Win. E. Seig, Leslie Cook and Clifford Hogg went down to Sand Creek on Sunday and explored a recently discovered cave. They brought home a large number of beautiful crystal formations that they found in the cave. At a special meeting of the city council held on Friday, bids on the city waterworks were opened and it was decided to sell the bonds to the state of Wyoming. The bonds were sold for $20,340 and accrued interest. Alva -- Mrs. Elmore Engle and Cleo Wells visited Mr. Engle at his sheep camp out on Tie Creek Sat- urday. Among other experiences they got stuck in the gumbo and discovered that there was plenty of good walking out in that country. dress wardrobe must be replenish- ed because social functions will be numerous as they always are. Bright and new dresses for the holidays, all bought for special holiday occasions, are here and so are new separates. You will be thrilled over the pretty new colors, materials and fashions, in exquisite pastel shades to add glitter to the holiday season. Both on tlte first floor and in our "Down Stairs shop." Come see. Remember, this is fur coat, jacket and fur neckpiece headquarters. Irene Gardner left Wednesday morning for Klamath Falls, Ore. to spend the winter with her daughter Ruth. Enroute she will visit her son Jack Gardner at Boise, Ida. Clarence Gardner of Hammond, Mont. helped drive as far as Boise where he will visit his brother and nephew until near- ly Christmas. Personal Items Mrs. Lillian Hawken left Fri- day and is visiting in Spearfish with her daughter and husband, Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Hines. Mrs. Lee Schloredt and Mrs. Harry Davis were in Sheridan Fri- day and Saturday where they were called by the serious illness of their aunt, Mrs. Fred Ware. Clarence Gardner of Broadus, Mont. was a Saturday visitor at the Ray Woods home. Mrs. Sid Harvey accompanied her son, Howard and family and Mrs. Darrell Niekelson and Danney to Bowman, N. D. Monday where they visited Mrs. Howard Harvey's and Mrs. Nickelson's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Ed Arithson. They returned to Sundance on Tuesday. On Wed- nesday Mr. and Mrs. Howard Har- vey and son and Mr. and Mrs. Darrell Nickelson and son drove to Arvada, Colo. to spend the Thanksgiving holiday with Mr. and Mrs. Keith Drouillard. Mrs. Drouil- lard is a sister of Mrs. Niekelson and Mrs. Harvey. Wanted: A capable and trust- worthy woman for a housekeeper who can take charge of a home. No children, very convenient to take care of, only two people, and an ideal place for a reliable woman who wants a very good home an@ I have it. Must be qualified to assume full duties of a housekeep- er, however, and references are re- quired. Answer Mrs. O. F. Kepp, Box 1792, Rapid City, S. D. Mrs. Richard Hooper and sons, Lindsey and Bruce were business callers in Spearfish Saturday. Mr. and Mrs. Harold Torrey left" on Wednesday and spent Thanks- giving with Mr. Torrey's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Milo Torrey of Tor- rington. Friday to Sunday they were house guests of Mrs. Torrey's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Fred Benzel of Torrington. On Monday they drove to Cheyenne where Mr. Tor- rey took a state ' board test, then returned to Sundance early Tues- day. Mrs. Sid Harvey spent Wednes- day and Thursday in Casper with her daughter, Harriett. Miss Patsy Brimmer visited in Hulett Thursday with friends and relatives. Mrs. Peter Goodfellow and son Stuart were Sunday guests of Mr. and Mrs. Ted Rounds and family. Cheris and Jean Waugh of Alva spent the weekend with their grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Vernie Taylor. Mr. and Mrs. J. C. Dudrey of Sheridan, Mr. and Mrs, Floyd Carr and Mr. and Mrs. Don Rounds dined in Beulah, Friday evening. Mr. and Mrs. George Peterson spent Sunday visiting Mr. and Mrs. Leonard Peterson on their farm i near Sundance. Mr. and Mrs. Orlo Jackson were guests on Sunday of Mr. and Mrs. George Richards. Mr. and Mrs. Sidney Harvey were Thursday evening guests of Mr. and Mrs. Maurice Classick. Mr. and Mrs. B. W. Hill and Bill Strunk left for Hills' home in Red- lands, Calif. Monday after having spent the past week visiting at the Rex Dillon home. Mrs. Hill and Mr. Strunk are Mrs. Dillon's sister and brother. - Mr. and Mrs. John Trotter, Phil- ip Andrews and Roy Roadifer, all of Casper, were guests of Mr. and Mrs. B. E. Trotter Friday-Sunday while hunting in this area. Ben L. Vest of Genesees, Idaho arrived Monday and is visiting for a few days with his sister, Mrs. Mable Crewdson. Mr. and Mrs. Adrian Kipp and family were Sunday evening guests of Mr. and Mrs. Arnold Duca and family. Friday dinner guests of Mr. and Mrs. Jay Durfee were John Ilsley of Gillette and Mrs. Harry P. Ilsley of Cheyenne. Mrs. Dorman Ewing ad child- ren, Mrs. Charles Charleston and Miss Irene Frederiksen were Tues- day business callers in Spearfish. ! Sundance, Wyo. Dec. 1, 195$] ] Judy and Murine Frank spent | Thanksgiving vacation visiting Mr, :| and Mrs. Gene Ewing and family ! at the Campstool ranch. Mr. and Mrs. Elmer MontgomerY of Grand Junction, Colo. called Mrs. Georgia Powers at the Good home Wednesday. Mr. Montgomery is a nephew of Mrs. Powers'. Mr. and Mrs. Rex Dillon and family, Mr. and Mrs. B. W. Hill and Bill Strunk were Sunday evening guests of Mr. and Mrs. Leon and son. Mr. and Mrs. J. C. Dudrey and family left for their home Sunda after having spent since day visiting at the Ray Good Mr. and Mrs. Duane Burey Spearfish ranger station were day guests of Mr. and Mrs. Jones. Mr. and Mrs. Allen Edwards and family were guests of the Willis Hughes family Sunday. Merle Sisson was dismissed fro the hospital in Spearfish Saturday and is recovering from his illneS at his home. Mrs. Mamie McAnally entertain" ed Mr. and Mrs. Harvey Ferdi" and in her home Sunday. famous brand Save $50 to $180 On A Single Christmas Gift In Our Great Pre.Christmas Sale Here's Year Opportunity for Big Savings on ,. Reg. Sale Price 30" Westinghouse Electric Range $269.50 $239.50 40" General Electric Range $349.50 $199.50 40" Mealmaster Electric & Oil Comb. $379.50 $195.00 40 Gal. Westinghouse Table Top Water Heater $152.50 $122.50 80 Gal. Westinghouse Water Heater $195.00 $159.50 Amana Freezer $599.50 $439.50 | General Electric Automatic Washer $299.951The Pair General Electric Dryer $249.95 }$369.50 III Generalllectric Dishwasher $359:95 $199.50 Youngstown Dishwasher Necchi Cabinet Sewing Machine $299.95 $195.50 $349.50 $192.50 Elna Supermatic $289.95 $195.00 Necchi Super Nova $339.95 $289.50 Crook County Refinery Phone 12R2 Sundance, Wyo. / !