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CampusTheatre W. Jackson and 3rd Spearfish Tel. 642-4212 Douglas Wayne Home for the holidays with their parents Mr. and Mrs. Hed- ger and son Mike, Hulett, will be Sp/4 Wayne L. Hedger (top) and Pvt. E-2 Douglas A. Hedger. Wayne has been stationed in Vietnam for 10 months and, af- ter a month's leave, will return there for another eight monfh tour. Douglas will complete his training on heavy vehicles when he returns to Ft. Ord Jan. 2 and will then go overseas. Addresses for the two service- men ere: Sp/4 Wayne L. Hedger, RA520- 582906, Svc. Btry., 1/39 Arty., APO Sen Francisco, Calif. 96308. Pvt. E-2 Douglas A. Hedger, RA520589123, Co. C, 2rid Bn., 4th (CST) Bde., Class 70-21, Fort Ord, Calif. 93941. FIVE YEARS AGO December 17, 1964 'Future plans for Lake Cook in the Bear Lodge were outlined this ~veek Jby District Forest Ran- ger ~Ierman ,Bail. Game ,and Fish and l~orest Service o~ficials met recently at the lake to in- spect the spi'l,Lvay and consider the future of the area. Supt. Jim Andersen said Tues- day tha ,the annual eighth grade graduation held here in May will mot ,be held in che {uture. Moorcroft - Moorcroft has a new depot agent, Ed MeCuen. He plans to ,bring his wife and two daugMers here soon. The Episcopal ,parish ball was crowded to i~s capacity of 100 Saturday night for the annual banquet ,the Suadance Com- mercial Climb. Main speakers ~vere ~)b B]edsoe, execu,tive secretary, Wyoming Wool Growers Assn., ~and Frank ~Iorris, director of the Wyomin,g Travel Commission. TEN YEARS AGO, December 17, 1959 The Crook County Democratic Central Committee Saturday nam- ed Myron Goedson, Andy Polieky and Jack Wolfskill as candidates ~or the vacan*cy on ,the board of county commissioners caused by the death of E. J. Svuboda. Three persons were ,hospitMiz- ed at 'Gillette following an acci- dent Friday morning in which their car hit a ~parked truck mbout eight miles north of Moor- croft on the D road. Edward M. ~lakeman, 79-year. old Carlile resident and brother of former sheriff W. H. Blake- man, died Tuesday night at the Deadwood hospital. 'He 'had lived in Crook county since 1902. Moorcraft - Mr. and Mrs. Luc- ian Robinson and family plan to nlove to their new home near Sheridan this weekend. FIFTEEN YEARS AGO December 16, 1954 1954 .will go d(~wn in ,history as one of 'the ~orst polio years for Wyoming and Crook county. Richard Gray of iMoorcroft, 1955 polio chairman for the county, revealed that the National Found. a4ion had sent $2600 into the county this year to assist five people stricken with polio. A Cub Scout pack for boys 8 to 11 will be formed in Sun- dan~e, it was announced ~his week, with the Sundance Odd Fellows sponsoring he pack. Over 50 deleg.ates from nine Wyoming and ,South Dakota cit- ies attended a meeting in Sun- dance last night and a,pproved a program which calls for the cele- bration of 1956 as Devils Tower 50th anniversary year. Funeral services for Charley I~es, 93, longtime rancher in the Government Canyon area, ~viil be 'held here Friday. He was a Ion,g- time Government Canyon ranch- er. TWENTY YEARS AGO December 15, 1949 (~pposRion ,by the assessors of Crook, Weston and Campbell counties may have oreveTtted a blanket hike in the assessed val- ue af grazing l.and in Wyoming. The new Sundance high school came nearer to being finished Thursday when the farm shop of the building was turned over o ~he shop and vo ag classes. ~Plans to construct the first unit of ~the new Sundance ~V[ethodist Church were formally announced .this week. Cost of ~the building is expected to be $12,000. Crook county schools are $50,- 788.77 richer this ~eek because of federal oil royalties given in the county. Water prospects for Sundance are wonderful was the report of a geologist ~who surveyed the wat- er reserves on the Lloyd Cole place west of Sundance. All except abe u,t five miles of transmission lines in Crook coun- ty of the Tri-Couny Electric As- sociation are now energized and serving consumers. FIFTY YEARS AGO December 17, 1919 ~ce harvest has begun and the ice is said to be about ~two feet in ~hickness as against about 15 inches as the thickest last win.ter. Dan Straight says he beat the ravenous elk to i't this year, un- less they get onto the combina- tion of his ,barn entrance, having baled all his hay and placed it in the ,barn. Word was received in Sun- dance lace ~oday that the resi- dence of George D. Carr near Carlile was completely destroyed by fire and that ~ew of the con- tents were saved. Nazalre LaFlamme in Sundance this week stated tha~ interest in oil propositions is very apparent and on the increase in the coun- try north o~ Aladdin. Oil has been know o exist on .his ranch near Oak Creek since the ingress of the first white people. SEVENTY YEARS AGO December 15, 1899 Richard Davies has bought ~he west half of the Arrington Park and will make valuable improve- ments in the spring. County Clerk Calvert was kept quite busy last week and the week before punching wolf pelts and issuing certificates. Several hundred hides were handled. Oespite 1:he Philippine war ex- ,penses ~nd ~he ,bond purchase, this government {or the month of November had receipts of more than $6,000,000 above the expen- ditures. Frank Williams has resigned as postmaster at Manhattan and W. H. Thomas will succeed him. A new floor is being laid in the post oSfice this week. Other improvements are planned and this will be one of the neatest and most comfortable buildings in the city. IN THE DISTRICT COURT SIXTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT State o~ Wyoming ) )ss. County of Crook ) In the Matter of the Estate of Benjamin S. Phillips, also known as Bennie S. Phillips and as Bennie C. Phillips, Deceased. NOTICE OF FINAL SETTLEMENT AI,1 creditors and others inter- ested in the estate o[ Benjamin S. Phillips, also known as ,Bennie S. Phillips and as Bennie C. Phil- lips, deceased, please take not. ice tha the undersigned Admin- istrator ~il,l, on or before the 19th day of ,December, 1960, file in the office of Clerk of Court of Crook County, Wyoming, his fin- al account and petition ~or dis. tribution of said estate where anyone interested may examine such account and petition and ~ile objections ~hereto in writing on or before the 29th day of De- cember, 1969, and if no objec- ~ions are filed thereto he will make final settlement o~ said es- tate on the 30th day of Decem- ber, 1969, or as soon thereafter as the matter may be ~eard. Dated this 24th day of No- vember, 1969. /s/ Vernon L. Phillips, Administrator Rich,aM J. Ma~y, Attorney Pttblish: Nov. 27; Dec. 4, 11, 15. THE SUNDANCE TIMES Sundance, Wyo. Dec. 18, 1969 Thurs., Fri., Sat. Dec. 18 - 19 - 20 Shows: 7& 9 Sun., Mort., Tues. 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