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“Apathy is a real threat in the upcoming election, “Sen. Al Simpson told a group Thursday night . . . . “This is one of the most critical elections in many years. What happens in the next four years will be the most dramatic since the ‘New Deal’.”
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Star Valley Braves beat Preston Indians.
A shorter season and lower bag limit will be the rule for the Wyoming hunters during the 1959 duck season, according to an announcement made recently by the Wyoming Game and Fish Commission.
Star Valley Braves Open Grid Season at Montpelier Saturday.
Turneverville news: The atmosphere is rather smoky here because of forest fires. Mr. and Mrs. Ted Skinner of Bedford visited here with relatives Wednesday. Mrs. Alf Walton, Mrs. Jack Moser, Mrs. Chas. Walton and duaghter Ula, of Thayne spent Wednesday here wall papering for Mrs. Percy Turner. Mr. and Mrs. Maren Turner enteretained 24 young folks Sunday night at a suprise party in honor of Margie Garrett. After everyone was tired of playing games, cake and lemonade were served. Fights at Thayne were Very Good–Ken Gardner showed his real athletic ability by staying with Tiry Taylor and getting a draw. Rex Ivie got a well earned draw with his man. Link Gardner got a decision over his man and did everything but lay him out. Bear Clinger did well in the first rounds, but his condition was not good enough for him to win over his man. He contracted summer complaint two days before the fight, however Dr. Treloar helped him through his prescription, nevertheless he was not strong enough to put his usual power across, he got a draw. The fight was well attended an a good dance after.
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Smoot news: The Dance Committee for the Young Ladies Mutual gave a splendid Apron Dance last week. The music was furnished by the Gomm Orchestra, assisted by Mr. Thomas Hood Jr., from Fairview. Tthe crowd was large, and an enjoyable evening was spent, quite a number of young people from other wards were present. The Gomm orchestra gave a dance this week which was well attended and everyone had a jolly time.
Bedford news: Last Friday, the 27th, the Y.L.M.I.A. gave a Pie Dance and a neat little sum was realized. Tuesday there was a free dance given by the sheep men. Jack Frost gave us a call last week and nipped nearly all the potatoes, but has not hurt the apple crops which are very small this year. There has been tomatoes ripen in our town this season but I did not see them.