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December 24, 1931

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" " : -: :-ill v,". J. W,li =son vlsl ed inlr." .......... ',, ' oc Mentwn ! , i oey H rvo, booo oneel Notes [[ith ll t the past week. MERRY CI.IRISTMA S. My. :liid Mr',';. Coul~er of (.Hlle'.ieI ~'i,,:died 1 } ~ ~, i ~1 daughter Mrs. Bernard liarvoy the last oil the week. Mis: Ituth Parks of the l{3ekyl Point c~untry was visiting friend' In Sundance the first ~lt; the week. Ilarohl Chitlim of Huhd.t was al- teadlug to I m:;lne;~ at'airs in the eeunty seat on Monday Ih. 1,. ,I. Boslw ck of Itulelt was a Sundance visitor one day the first of ihe week. Mr. and Mrs. irving ltejde of Aladdin were among tile visitors in town one d:ty the hist ,of tile week. Jay Hejde and Ralph Nh.,holson ~}f Aladdin were hloking after business matters here the last of the week. E. M. Blakcman was ill tOWH on Tuesday, conltng in to do some shoPl)tng and look after ma:llers .of business. Mr. and Mrs. Harry Davis are now located in the Ewiug ll,ouse where Mrs. Davis, who is a ~rained nurs.e will operate a Iiospital. ,L. G. Crouch came up from Wall Sot~th Dakota the last o ftbe weet and !s spending the holid'dys with his family ill tbts city. Mr. and Mrs. Norman Maple of I']tllette were visiting wltl| frieads and relatives in Sundance the fh'st of the week. Be snre and see that every young- ster in tills community Is present at tile Community Christnms ,'rt the (k)mmercial Theatre on Thursday evening, Christmas Eve. Last Sunday morning and-evening (~hristmas In'ogl~ams were given ~1 the Methodist church. Both servi- ces were well attended by the peo- ple of the community. Fat Cattle in Light Supply and Stronger. Top $10.00 HOGS SELL 10'15c HIGHER Small SupplY of Fat Lambs Sells Half a Dollar Higher at $5.00@ 5.40. Feeder Lambs and Aged Sheep Stronger. Union Stock Yards, Dee. 22, 1931 --An active, steady to stronger market for fat cattle Monday was somewhat of a surprise but can be accounted for by the very small receipts at all points. Only 3,000 cattle arrived and bids and sales ranged from steady onthe plainer cattle to unevenly higher on the better grades. Best steers here brought $10.00. Cows and heifers ruled stronger and stockers and feeders 15@25c higher. Quotations on Cattle: Choice to prime yearlings $9.25@10.75; good to choice yearlings $7.00@9.00; fair to good yearlings $5.00@7.00; common to fair yearlings $3.75@ 5.00; trashy, warmed-up steers $3.00@4.00; choice prime heavy beeves $9.50@ 11.00; choice to prime heavy beeves $9.25@10.75; good to choice steers $7.00@9.00; fair to good steers $5.25@7.00; common to fair steers $4.00@5.00; good to choice stockers $5.00@ 0.00; fair to good stockers $4.00@ 5.00; common to fair stockers $3.00 @4.00; trashy grades $2.00@2.75; good to choice feeders $5.00@5.75; fair to good feeders $3.75@5.00; common to fair feeders $2.50@ 3.75; stock cows $2.25@3.00; stock heifers $3,00@4.00; stock steer calves $3.50@6.25; stock heifer calves $3.00@4.50; trashy stock calves $2.00@3.00. GOOD ADVANCE IN HOGS With only 11,000 fresh hogs here Monday both local shippers and packing buyers took hold freely at prices 10@15c higher than Saturday. Range of prices was very narrow, $3,95@4.00 the latter price being top. FEW FAT LAMBS HERE---UP Receipts of sheep and lambs were unusually small for Monday, 4,500 he~i, and they changed hands quickly at prices 25@50c higher than the close of last week. Most of the fat lambs brought $5.25 with top of $5.40. Feeder were stronger at $3.50@ 4.25 and aged sheep steady. FAT LAMBS: Fat lambs, good to choice $5.00@5,40; fat lambs f~rto good $4.25@5.00; shorn llimbe, good to choice $4.25@4.50: yearlings, all grades $2.50@4.00. FEII~DER LAMBS: Feeder lambs food to choice $3.75@4.00: feeder lambs, fair to good $3.50@3.75; feeder lambs, common to fair $2.50 @S.50. l~,V~g~: Fat, good to choice $2.00 @2.25; fat, fair to good $1,50@ 1/00; cull and Canner ewes $.25@ 1.35. Mrs. I1. E. Sclfloredt is confined[ (~) her home with illness ihis week. Mr, fhludell ~)f Gillette came over It) ,~Llndaueo, t,:) liars s onle dental wm'k d ouo the first of the week. Alfred Vines was the host to a number of his little boy frleuds at a dinner party Wednesday noon. Mr. D. C. Booth, superhvtendent ~f the federal fish hatchery at. Spear- ft~h was visiflng with friends in Sundan('e the latter part of .the week. Mr. Allen Toomey came up from Spearflsli on Thursday of last week to attend the meeting of the Is.aak W~alton League. Tom Matthews drove over to ,Sun- daace on Tllnrsday to atteud the an- nual meeting of the local chapter of tlio /saak Walton League. Mrs. ])alias Lane returned ]lome from tlol, ~Sl)rings Sunday evening. She reports ihaq Earl is gettiug along nicely now. Bert ttarrod, promhlent auction- eel" :lnd insurauce salesman of Gil- lette has been spending several day,s in il|is county looking after matters of b|lslness. (Hty water comm~ssioner Leslie ttoope:" kas been having his troubles the past week, leak; hi the |nail, s in ~everal places makin,g htln a lot of wor k, Sam Alkman and Irving Morrill of Rapid City were in Sundance ,the last: ~)f th~ week going from here to their ranch on Dry Creek to look af- ter matters there. Plans are being made to ]rarvest he annual "leo crop in 'this section. It might be a go)d plan 'to ,get. It right now. for this summer weather If it continues 1.ong, will soon spoil the ice. THE TIMES, SUNDANCE, WYOMING, DECEMBER 24, 1931 Mr. and Mrs. Roy Lane and small ~',ughter went to Hot Springs the ,,.~t ~i' th:> week to visit Earl. From ;>ere they went oil