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Pnis oldtime picture shows Mr. and Mrs. N.S. Clark, with their children in 1927. A pioneer couple, the in this area and their nine children are still living. Picture was taken in 1927 on the Roark" school section near Inyan Kara Mountain. CONTINUING THE CROOK COUNTY NEWS Official Newspaper for Crook County, City of Sundance and U. S. Land Office IN THE BLACK HILLS OF WYOMING FIFTEEN CENTS PER COPY Seventy-Eighth Year No. 51 THURSDAY. DECEMBER 16, 1976 l J ~q ales ent ut Sales tax collected on Oc- tober sales has been distri- o buted to towns, cities and counties in Wyoming by the Department of Revenue. Moorcroft received $3,- 424.85; Sundance $3,687.69; and Hulett, $1,109.95. Crook County's share was $7,611- .31. a rids p/cture will tell you the Christnms pace at the Snndmme pca'o/~ce is steadily and promises to get to the hectic stage sometime next week.. Clerk Bonnie Beaudoin and Postmaster Alven Reimer are hard at work on a growing peclu es. local post office is running ahead of last year's pace and Reimer said a good start has made on holiday mail. He said the volume will get heavier next week with more and the bulk of the Christmss cards yet to come- [e ristmas ress The readings: . Max. Min. Prec. Dec. 7 32 14 .15 Crook County Mu- Dec. 8 32 14 .15 tb~ b,L~ement of the Dec. 7 43 18 0 is decorated for Dec. 9 40 24 0 in the old-lash- Dec. 10 27 6 0 way. Special attrac- Dec. 11 35 13 0 the living room of the Dec. 12 38 16 T are the Christmas Dec. 13 41 18 0 useum tree and the fireplace. The public is cordially invited to stop in .and see the gayly decorated museum which is open from 9 a.m. to 12 noon and from 1 to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. ol eet A meeting of the Black Hills Area Resource Conser- vation and Development Project has been set for Dec. 21 at 10:30 a.m. in the 4-H building in Rapid City. All intere~-~d people are /veleome to attend. A total of 30 business firms are participating in the Sun- dance Commercial Club's Christmas promotion. The first prize drawing was held in downtown Sun- dance Saturday afternoon with a wide variety of prizes being 6ffered, Other drawings are pllm- ned for 3:00 p.m. on Dec. 18 and Dec. 23. Grand prizes of a color television set and a black and white television will be awarded Dec. 23. Retiring Commercial Club Sundance businesswoman Gladys Ware Friday night was elected president of the Sundance Commercial Club for 1977. She succeeds Vic Worthington. At the same time, Mrs. Mildred Durfee was elected vice president. Both women were elected unanimously. In other business, club members agreed to hold the group's annual banquet at the Royal Club in Beulah Jan 14. Tickets for the prime rib dinner will be $6. Other discussion at the short meeting concerned the club's current Christmas promotion. Mrs. Ware and Mrs. Durfee, who spear- headed the promotion, re- Hauber ites et Funeral services for life- long Hulett rancher Julius Hauber, 62. will be held at 1:30 p.m. Friday at the Com- munity Baptist Church in Hulett. Hauber died Monday morning at Lookout Mem- offal Hospital In Spearfish after entering the hospital Dec. 4. Services will be conducted by the Rev. A1 Cole, Hulett, and the Rev. Arthur West- wood, Spearfish. Burial will be in RosehiU Cemetery at Spearfish under the direction of the Fidier-Roberts North- eastern Wyoming Funeral Chapel. Ufl Federal checks totaling o- ver $374,000 have been sent to the states of Colorado, Wyoming, South Dakota and Nebraska. The checks represent "shares of national Forest receipts for the July 1 - Sept, 30 period. In Wyoming, 16 counties shared $61,590.45 from the distribution. Among Wyoming coun- ties, Crook county received $7,291.96. Other figures were Weston - $281.71; and Johnson - $2,326.01. president Vic Worthington said Monday that persons definitely must attend the drawings in person in order to win a prize if their name is drawn. He said winners must sign for the prize when they receive a prize. Prize winners in-last Sat- urday's drawing were: Durfee's - M. McKinisty; Long Horn - Bonnie Beau- doin; Powder Puff - Betty Durfee: Sharp's - Gen Red- field; 3 C's - Bobby Truax; {turkey} Security Trust - Mrs. ported that 30 business firms are participating in the pro- motion. First prizes, were given away last Saturday with other drawings scheduled for Dec. 18 and Dec. 23. A color television set and a black and white television set will be awarded as grand prizes at the final drawing Dec. 23. Injuries In M ishap A Sundance teacher and eight students escaped injury Friday when the school van in which they were riding skidded off 1-25 west' of Douglas and rolled onto its side. Mrs. Cathy Howard, local teacher, and eight students were enroute to a speech meet in Casper at the time of the accident. The accident occurred at 10:30 a.m. when the van skidded into the median and turned on its side, sustaining considerable damage. Sundance rancher Neis Smith, first elected to the Wyoming House of Repre- sentatives in 1962 has been elected speaker of the House for the upcoming legislative session. The Crook county Repub- lican was elected to the top Hov~e position last week during the secret GOP cau- cus in Casper. Smith said he has personal opinions on all the issues expected to come up during the session but that "I'm going to "try to refrain from expressing them and not make a personal recomiz~ndation. ' ' Alan Simpson [R-Park] was elected speaker pro tern, Warren Mortan [R-Natrona] majority floor leader, and Bob Burnett [R-Albuy] too. ~vity whip. " Harold Skeesiek; Dillons - Neva Stugelmeyer; Peterson Lumber & Grain Lisa W"flley; Sundance Electric - Marilyn Canfield; B&M As- sociate- Alia Plato; Model Grocery- Eva Willey; Jack & Jill- Florence Stagemeyer; Bills Standard - Kathy Baker; Elkhorn Care - Judy Math- ews; Edsel's Conoco - Myrna Halvorson; Dime Horseshoe - Becky Engelhaupt: Turf Bar - Luetta Joy; Floral Arcade - Mrs. Ron Pulse: Boyd's - LiUian Ames.