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This corner of the living room suffered the most damage in Sunday's fire at the home of Mr. end Mrs. Logan Brimmer. A 17- year.old youth, Ron Brimmer, who was living with the Brim- mers, has been charged with ar- son ~nd the theft of $2070 from the house. The money was taken from an old.fashioned w a I I telep*hone, I~rely visible in the lower right, which hung in the corner of the room shown. Sheriff Henry Ou- din said $1689 had been recover. ed. I Continued from First Page) part. Chub *president Lyle Warner named George ,Letellier as chair. man of a committee ,to dra~v up rest area plans for 1-90 east of Sunctance. Letellier will select other mem+bers of the committee. Clt~b secretary Harold Bernd said the club .has 43 paid ~tp mem- bers and has collected $1735 in dues ~his year. ~len Wyatt asked whether the new dues ,structure had been a deterrent to membership during the past year. Warner said he didn't believe ~t .had ,because the axnoun~ o~ dues collected had reg- istered an increase during the year. TOO LATE TO CLASSIFY FOR SABLE: Uprigh,t antique rose- wood piano. ,Ph. 283-1936, call mornings. Florence Hut~hins, Sundance. 51-52" Wednesday, Dec. 17 Sundance PTA Christmas pro- gram, 7:30 p.m.,, gymnasium. Friday, Dec. 19 Happy holiday Sundance schools close for Christmas va- ca,tion. Sundance invitational wrestling tournament, 1 and 6:30 p.m., SHS gymnasium. Saturday, Dec. 20 Sundance invitational wrestling tournament, 1 and 6:30 p.m., S gymnasium. Tuesday, Dec. 23 Sundance Commercial Club Christmas program, 8 p.m. Sun- dance high school gymnasium. Six accidents on Crook county highways were investigated last week by the Wyoming ttighway Patrol. No serious injuries were reported as a result of the acci- dents. Two accidents were investigat- ed Dec. 11 by State .Itigh,way Pa- trolman Bill Conley. The first occurred abou,t 12:35 a.m. when a 1969 White Freight- liner eastbound with 20 tons of wheat, hit a barrier as it prepar- ed to leave 1-90 for U.S. 14 just west of Sundance. Conley said 'the truck was driv- en by James l~. Curtiss, ,Monti- redo, Minn. Conley reported the driver said it was foggy at the time of the accident. ~He said Curtiss hit the barrier on 1-90. When ~he driver whip- ped the truck to avoid the bar- rier, the rig jackknifed and went off ,the right side of the highway. There were no injuries to Cur- tiss or ,the second driver, Curtis E. Peterson, Watson, bIinn. The rig, owned ,by Arlen Curtis, Mont- ivedo, received minor damage to .the tractor. About the *same time on the same day, a pickup driven ,by Raino Jo~hn Payola, 4~3, Moorcroft, slid on an icy section o~ old U. S. 16 and rolled ~avice. Conley said the 1963 Ford pick- up hit ,the ice on the old high- way 1 miles west of (Mooreroft. The pickt~p slid into the right borrowpit *and rolled twice, land- ing on its wheels. Payola received cuts and .hruis- es ~hile the pickup was a total loss. Conley investigated a third ac- cident which occurred abou~t .3 of a mile east of Alva on State Highway 24. A car driven by Bernard L. I)eLancey, Hulett, came around a curve as it ~vas westbound, went off the shoulder and through an oak thicket and ~lipped twice end over end. DeLancey suffered bruises and his wife I)elores received a pos- sible neck injury. The 1965 Rambler was demolished. A .Gillette family escaped in- jury Sunday nigh't after strikin,g a deer on 1-90 seven miles west of Sundance. State Highway Patrolman W. D. Wright said the 1963 Cadillac was driven by Phyllis Mac Ska- lander. She was accompanied by her husband, Lyle, 40; and chil- dren - Vicky 16, Karen 14, Joel 10, Chan 5, and I)arin 4. Wright said ~Mrs. Skal,ander was westbound when .she swerved to the right to miss a deer. The ear struck and killed the deer and then slid off .the rigl~t side of lhe high,ray. Wright said the car .was badly damaged. The family was cheek- ed at Crook Co~unty Memorial ~ospital and then released. Kar- and .when Lee ~urned it back on:to the highway, it Lurned over on its right side in ~the highway and then slid off onto the median strip. Lee ,,was uninjured and the truck received only moderate damage. Final acciden.t investigated by Wright occurred at 1:15 p.m, Tuesday a,t Tower Junction on U. S. 14 west of Sundance. Involved in the accident were George Ike, Hulett, hauling a horse in a 1965 Dodge pickup, and Charlotte Carr Thorn,by, Car- lile, driving a 1965 Chevrolet. Wright said both mere east- bound when Ike started to make a lef.t turn into Tower Junction, The patrolman said ~rs. Thorn- by ~as passing and hit Ike's left front ~ender with 'her right fen- der. There were no injuries and only moderate dam,age to both vehicles. SUNIDANCE POLICE COURT Before ~Poli.ee Judge Charles Donaldson: ~-'lda M arge Carlson, Osage, speeding, $20 and $4 coats. Alan Jay ~tarper, Sundance, en and Joel suffered bruises, careless driving, $10 and costs. A Metz Baking Co. bread Mark ,Laurance Hughes, Sun" truck avas in~Pced in an aeei- dance, careless driving, $10 and dent at 6:20 a.m. Monday 27 costs. miles west of Sundanee on 1-90. Wallace H. Rindels, Sund.ance, Richard ,Gary Lee, 24, Rapid City, disturbing the peace, $100 and was the driver, costs. Wright said Lee ,was westbound when he swerved ,to miss a deer. THE SUNDANCE TIMES , The truck started off the road Sundance, Wyo. Dec. 18, 1969 ............. ,,, ......... ram, .... ill ..... --- mL:- ........... II I I f We have a good selection on hand -- but you'd better hurry because they won't last long. It's Ski-Doo for fun and action in winter's snow. A THOUGHT FOR TODAY: The foolish man seeks happiness in the distance; the wise grows it under his feet. -- James Oppenheim Ph. 283-1335 Our 33rd Yea r of Service Sundance ! -- _-- ~Lm -- ~Z_ t ~- _-- _-- _ Ll - ~_ II ...........