From the Jan. 29, 1948 News Record:
Who can name it? That is the question going round the town, with the News-Record in the middle. It seems Chet Bowen, basketball coach at CCHS, decided the Camel B squad should have a name. He suggested in further stories concerning them, they be called “Pups.” For a time the name went along either un-noticed or unconsidered. Then came the dawn ... and with it the jangling of the News-Record’s telephone. To each inquiry of where we got the name of “Pups,” the answer, “Chet Bowen” was directed. “Well, I don’t think the offspring of a Camel is a pup,” came the stock reply. Thus to the library we went, enlisting the aid of Miss Margaret Archibald, librarian, but a thorough search of the entire library failed to produce the solution. We are still in the dark, therefore we ask, does anyone know the true name of a baby camel?
From the Jan. 9, 1958 News Record:
The Homestake Mining Co. of Lead, S.D., plans to begin shaft mining of uranium ore near Moorcroft next spring. James O. Harder, manager of the Homestake’s Black Hills operations, announced this week that the mining company has begun sinking a shaft to develop and mine some deep uranium ore in Crook County. The shaft will be about 400 feet in depth and is expected to be completed in April, 1958. The operation, to be known as the Hauber Mine, is on property of the Henry Hauber ranch, about 40 miles north of Moorcroft and three miles west of the New Haven post office. Uranium in surface rocks was first discovered on the property in May, 1953, by T.M. Rizzi, now chief geologist of Homestake’s operations in New Mexico. Extensive exploration, and small-scale production from near surface ore bodies has been continuous since late 1953 with Norman Spids of Moorcroft the local foreman.