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? ~[school two years ago, is reported missing in the Solomon islands. Rocky Point--We have just heard Ben Jones of Gillette was married a week ago to Miss Max- ine Williams. Ben was raised at Rocky Point and his many friends wish them much happiness. FIVE YEARS AGO December 4, 1947 John James Belshe, familiarly known as Jack Belshe, died at his ranch home west of Sundance Thursday morning of last week at the age of 85 after an illness of one week. The case of the state of Wyo- ming versus Henry Moore of Moor- croft who was charged with de- stroying fence on the property of S. A. Hickenbottom was heard in Justice Court Friday afternoon before Justice Harvey, and a six man jury found Moore guilty of the charge. Sentenced to 30 days in jail, Moore immediately appeal- ed the decision. Mrs. A. J. Montgomery of Car- Hie has been appointed state di- rector of the polio scholarship ~und. John Schwartz, Sundance res- tuarant operator, suffered a burned ye and first degree facial burns Tuesday when a gas heated oven at the cafe blew up as he opened it to take out some food. Moorcroft--Johnny Vesser left Sunday morning for Minneapolis where he will deliver a new Er- troupe which he is flying from Los Angeles. Twenty men employed by Hart Bros. Lumber and Hardware in the milling department were laid off Dec. 1 due to inability to get logs because of the heavy snow. TEN YEARS AGO December 3, 1942 At a meeting held in Sundance Monday, county AAA officials were elected. C. S. Porter of Hulett was reelected chairman of the group with Hugh Thompson of Beulah as vice chairman and J. H. Lincoln of Sundance, regular member. The Lanning family of Farrall narrowly missed serious injury Sunday evening when their pick- up skidded, breaking the guard rail over one of the gullies on the Redwater road and somer- saulting into the creek bed. Arch Creek -- Floyd Brunson got the end of his finger taken off in a pump jack. Moorcroft--Wendell Berhns, who taught Commercial work in our Hulett---Ole Lee's team ran away while he was hauling grain and crippled him up but he is still able to do his work. FIFTEEN YEARS AGO December 2, 1937 C. D. Roberts is now nicely located in his new hardware store where he moved his stock and equipment the first of the week, and now has his hardware and milling business operating in the one structure. Seven teams representing aS many towns in the Northeastern Wyoming district will go into ac- tion here next week when the Tri- County basketball tournament is revived. Used car bargains, Spearfish Motor Co.: 1937 Chevrolet coach-- $425; 1935 Plymouth sedan--S450; 1934 Ford coupe---S390 and 1934 Chevrolet truck--S425. The new highway shop being built in the eastern part of the town is certainly a credit to the city and the highway department. Built of brick and equipped with every convenience for the use of the highway maintenance crews. The entertainment committee of the Sundance Commercial Club has already started plans for the annual Christmas party for the children of the community which will be held Christmas Eve. TWENTY YEARS AGO December 1, 1932 Ray Stearns of Crook county pleaded guilty Wednesday. morning in Justice Court in Gillette to a charge of obtaining money under false pretenses. An advertisement appearing in Black Hills' papers announcing a reward for information leading to the whereabouts of Charles J. Finch, Sand ~Creek rancher, in- dicates the search is still going in for the aged man who disappeared last September. Crook county will receive as its share of the Forest Service receipts for 1932, the sum of $1,124.83 according to a report from Forest Service headquarters. COAL---Leave your orders at the Model Grocery for the best grades of Belshe coal. Lump coal $6 per ton; egg coal, $5.50 per ton delivered. New Haven Guests who enjoyed Thanksgiv- ing day at the A. C. Moore home were Mr. and Mrs. Will Wenande, Mr. and Mrs. Bob Wenande and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Sonny Moore and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Dclmar Marsh and children, and Mr. and Mrs. Earl Groat, and Mr. and Mrs. Martin Culbertson of Rapid City. Mr. and Mrs. Willis Clark en- tertained at a family dinner on Thanksgiving day. Those who en- joyed the hospitality were Mr. and Mrs. J. B. Frisbee and family, Mr. and Mrs. Lewis Clark and Shirley and Mr. and Mrs. Dee Clark and SOn. Mrs. Helen Rathbun is visiting her daughter, Ila Loweing, and family, and her son Albert in New- castle Albert, who was recently discharged from the army, has just returned from Germany where he has been stationed the past sev- eral months. Mr. and Mrs. Trusty Moore were dinner guests of Mrs. L. A. Brown, Patsy and Buster at the L. A. ranch on Sunday. Mrs. LaDue of Bison, So. Dak. is visiting her daughter, Mrs. Earl Franklin. On Thanksgiving day, Mr. and Mrs. George Hauber and family en- tertained at a dinner. Dinner was served to Mr. and Mrs. Henry Hau- ber, Arthur Hauber, Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Lawrence and children, and Arlene Hauber. Last Monday, Lloyd Redding took his mother Mrs. George Red- ding to Spearfish to consult a doc- tor. Mrs. Redding has been in poor health for sometime and we do hope that she is feeling better now. Mrs. Olivia Groat of Rapid City spent several days last week visit- ing her niece Mrs. Norma Moore. Mrs. Groat returned to her home on Thanksgiving day. Pete Petersen's truck from Moorcroft has been delivering cake to ranchers in this vicinity recently. Mr. and Mrs. Sonny Moore and daughters visited at the Ivan Moore ranch near Seely on Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. Aubrey Long and three children of Seely attended Sunday school classes at the Gee. Redding home on Sunday. After Sunday school, Mr. and Mrs. Jun- ior Wood and family and Mrs. Gee. Redding visited at the Lloyd Redding home. ,Variety A Hollywood child was asked if she had a mamma and a papa. "I should say I have," came the reply. "I have three papas by my first mamma and two mammas by my second papa." I THE SUNDANCE TIMES Sundance, Wyo. Dec. 4, 19~ The wife of a Kentucky moun- taineer heard the clock strike thirteen times. T: = = She nudged her husband saying "Get up in a hurry, Zeke. It'S later'n I've ever known it to be, ---. Sailor: "Waiter, bring me sonle tomato juice for a pickup." Waiter: "Yes sir; and what will you have for yourself?" mm Now is the time to let me start working on your 1952 income tax returns. I will be doing the work at my home until Jan. 1. After Jan. 1, I will be at Cool Motors. ? AVOID DELAY--Come Early--bring your tax forms with you. Tlmre is a shortage of tax forms. FRANK CUBBISON Telephone 1.'27 R2 Sundance, Wyo. 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