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Page 2- Thursday, March 18, 1999 "WHERE THE KID GOT HLq NAME" Illlll The Sundance Times 311 Main Street Founded in 1898 Box 4oo Sundance, iPT82729 30%283-3411 FAX: 30%28?- ~ ~ ~ ,, Jr,-lthtl: sug @vcn.corn CurUs Moberg L nda Moberg The S~urtdance T[m~ is published every Thursday, by The Sundance T/mes, Inc. intered as Perkxl/cal matter at the post office at Sundanoe, Crook County Wyoming, USPS 526-720. Elizabeth C.an ld Send dress changes to: The Sundance Times, P.O. Box Judy Cayton 400, Sundance. WY82729 Donna Jones ~ Sundacwe Times, Inc. Leilla Smith Curtis and Linda Moberg. Subscription Rates: $18.00 in j~ Crook, West,. Campbell, Brttte, Mardell Palmer Lawrer~e, Carter Counties. $20.50 for all other addresses. DEADLINE: i0:00 &m. Tuesday ofweek to be inserted. WANT AD RATES! 25 per word, minimum 83.00 CLASSIFIED DISPLAY per column inch 85.50 CARD OF THANKS: $5.00 EXTRA LONG CARD OF THANKS: $10.oo THE OFFICZAL NEWSP, Zn FOR CmOOK COUNT',' Crrv or SVNV C , Wvo ,m G AND THE U~. LAND OFFICE l Ill Member Wyoming Press Association Church Schedules l~mt Bsptist Church 10th and Cleveland Pastor Nathan McNally Sunday School 9:30 a.m., Fellowship I0:30. Worship - I I:00 a.m.: Wednesday Prayer Meeting 7:00 p.m. Church of ahrlst 123 Edna Minister - Marvin Massey Bible Study - 10:00 a.n~; Worship - 11:00 &m.: p.m.: Wednesday Night Bible Study - 6:00 p.m. Evening Worship 6:00 Chapel of Faith 116 S. 3rd Pastor Richard Davis Sunday School- 9:00 a.m.; Worship - I0:00 a.n~: Wednesday - 6:30 p.m.- 8:00 p.n~; Royal Rangers for boys and Missionettcs for glrls. .......... United Methodist Church ....... .... 3rd and Ryan , Pastor Ed Bollack Phone 283-1954 Sunday School 9:15: Worship Service I0:30 a.m. Handicap accessible. Mr. Cmlvsry Lutheran Chlmrch 4th and Ryan Pastor Brandt Worship Serv/ce - 5:00 p.m.; Sunday School - 4:00 p.m.; Thursday 6:30 p.m. Lenten Service - We~eyma Chureh Pastor Dennis Stroup West Highway 14 Sunday School - 9:30 eum.: Morning Worship - 10:30 a.m.; Proverbs 27- 17 Men's Bible Study - Wednesdays 7:00 p.m.; Sunday Evening Prayer Service - 6:00 p.m. Chunds of the Good Shophenl Mimloa-l~4aeolml Rev. Ben Wright 602 Main Adult Sunday School 8:30 a.m.: Sunday Worship & Youth Sunday School 9:30 ~rm: Thursday Eucharlst/Heallng 5:00 p.m. Contact Rose Zella Proctor, 283-3695, or Harold Bernd, 283-3378 for more/nformaUon. Clmm~ of J~m Christ of Latter ~ 8slats Lee Street Sacrament Meeting - 9:00 ~m.; Sunday School - 10:00 ram.: Priesthood Meeting and Relief So~ty - 1 h00 ~m. Sabbath School 8eventh-Dsy Adventist Church Thompson and 4th Pastor Aaron Hatfleld Ph. 1-307-746-9136 2:00 p.m., Worship Service 3:00 p.m. Sunday Mass St. Paul's CaUmlle ChinCh 805 Oak Sundance "Sister Frances Sehaf, O.S.U. Ph. 283-2383 10:30 a.m. ~t~ Mia~trl~ Thompson and 4th (meeting in Seventh Day Adventist Building) Dr. Wayne Phillips, Minister Sunday Worship and Childrens Church - I0:30 a.m. Crook Cotmty Nursing Home Church services are held at 10:00 a.m. each Friday. turns holding services. Local ministers take llll Globality is a word which has not yet found.its way into our dictionar- ies. It will. Prefix it with the word "responsible", and you come up with the theme of this year's World Economic Forum held recently in the lofty, snow-covered Alpine village of Davos, Switzerland. Responsible globality held the interest of the diverse group of attend- ees who ranged from Nelson Mandela to Bill Gates. What scraps of the Monroe Doctrine we still cling to may be of little use in the coming battle to hold our own in a world that can shrink America to the size of a frontier fort. And the only cavalry that will come galloping to the rescue may be our--and the rest of the world's--abillty to deal realistically with hard, cold facts. +The U.S. economy keeps growing, while that of the rest of the world is declining. +In Brazil, their currency, the real, has plunged; this threatens to throw all of our southern trading partners into recession. +Asla's economies are stagnant. +Japan's Vice Minister of Finance Eisuke Sakakibara reported, as have Japanese officials in each of the past seven years, in one way or another, that his nation's economy has "bottomed out." +Europe, which has been a last bastion of economic growth, is in trouble. Only the U.S. is rolling merrily along. Held aloft by a stock market that sees share prices rising to heights that don't seem reasonablyJustlfled by earnings rates, consumers are still spending more money than they earn. Other factors enter in. such as the recent announcement that the U.S. economy grew 5.6% in the fourth quarter. Technology-induced productivity has surged, adding to the general optimism. What happens eventually ff the U.S. keeps soaring while the rest of the world grows stagnant? If the only conspicuous consumer left is an affluent United States, our imports will surge and our exports will shrink, causing trade deficits to rise to numbers like those of the early 1980s. Vice President Al Gore warned that "America cannot be the Importer of only resort." He said growth for the rest of the world is essential, and restated a commitment to global free trade, calling for a reduction in world agriculture tariffs. Analysts told the group that the imbalance cfhuge trade deficits can wreak havoc on currency exchange rates. Trade representatives met to urge a new global round of trade negotiations, but U.S. representatives saw the difficulty of obtaining congressional support for that agenda. Maybe the cavalry will come. In the meantime, we do have a cache of supplies to carry us for awhile. The U.S. government is in a better position to deal with problems than it was in the 1980s; the Fed and the Treasury have tools to act if the economy stalls. They are capable of coming in with cuts in interest rates and even some tax cuts. It would be a shame to see the longest peacetime economic expansion in our history shattered, but it's hard to stay optimistic ff the world continues to ignore or dissemble about the very real problems that are looming. And even harder to feel safe ffthe remark of one of the delegates reflects the feelings of the majority. C. Fred Bergsten, head of a think tank in Washington, was asked ff he was "learning anything." His response was, "I'm here to impart knowledge." Where are the learners? |, Crook County Horsemen's Association Crook County Horsemen's ,~sociation meeting, Sunday, March 21, 5:00, Crook County Saloon. All bids on concessions are due by this meeting. Local Emergency Planning Meeting Local Emergency Planning meeting, Wednesday, March 24, starting at 4:30 p,m. at the Moorcroft City Hall. Y2K Public Meeti Y2K public meeting, Wednesday, March 24, starting at 6:30 p.m., at the Moorcroft Elementary. ***************--************************************************** Red Cre~ First Aid C~um Public Health will be offering a Red Cross First Aid Class in Hulett at City Hall, March 22, 5:30 p.m.-8:00 p.m. Class is $I0.00. Call Public Health at 283-1142 to register. Immunization Clinic Hulett Public Health Immunization Clinic, March 22, 1:00-4:00 p.m., Hulett Clinic. Call 283-1142 ffyou have any questions. Teen Challenge Open House Teen Challenge open house, Monday, March 22, 6:00-9:00 p.m., 303 Vista West. Choir performance, 7:00 p.m. Baby Shower General invitation for a baby shower for Andrew Stroup, son of Dermis and Ruth Stroup Saturday, March 20. 2:00 p.m.. 211 Cleveland Street. First American Title Building's Conference room. Republican Central Committee Meeting Crook County Republican Central Committee meeting Wednesday, March 31, 1999, 5:00 p.m., Crook County Courthouse Community Room. All precinct committeemen and committeewomen are encour- aged to attend. Election of officers will be held. The meeting is open to the public. 1 High school Juniors and seniors have an opportunity this summer to learn at the college level and to conduct laboratory research at the University of Wyoming in fields ranging from fossil energy to envi- ronmental rem ltaUon. Students will participate in the Wyoming DOE/EPSCoR summer Internship program, June 14 through July 23. The internshlps are funded by a U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) grant to the Wyo- ming Experimental Program to Stimulate Competitive Research (EPSCoR). Students will work with UW fac- ulty members in three research areas: improving domestic fossil energy supplies; efficient utiliza- Mi iomudes Speaking Missionaries from Africa, Asia, and the United States will be speaking about theft work and. experiences at the First Baptist Church, 10th and Cleveland, Sunday morning, I 1:00 a.m. and Sunday through Wednes- tlon of electrlcal energy; and envi- day evenings at 7:00 p.m. All are invited and welcome. ronmental remediation and waste ****************************************************************************** reduction. Application materials are due by Hunter Education Hunter Education Class- Sponsored by Sundance Rod and Gun Club. Friday, Apri]l.Studentsmustsend Class starts March 22, 1999, seven nights, Powder River Energy a letter describing their Interest in Corporation (Hospitality Room), 6:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. each evening. research (one page minlmum), In- More information contact= Doug Ramsey at 283-1948. cluding a signature from a parent .........**....**..........,.,.........,.,...,..,.......,.,..,.,.,........... or guardian; letter of recommen- Crook County Heritage Association datlon from a teacher, hlgh school Crook County Heritage Association will meet at 6:30 p.m., Thursday, transcript, standardized test March 25, Powder River Energy Hospitality room. scores, class rank. and cumulaUve ****************************************************************************** GP~,~ For more information, write to Brown-B~ Lunch And Program At The Library Barbara Klssack, Wyoming Bring you lunch and Join us for Gene Bryan's "John Colter. Mountain Man or Maniac?", Crook County Library, Friday, March 19, at noon. EPSCo]~' Room 421 Ross Hall, ******************************************************************************* Lamm/e, 82071; cai1307-766-2033 HazMat Meeting or visit the'Web site: http:// HazMat Awar'.ness and HazMat Operational meeting that was sched- ePscrwise'uw3r'edu/wyming" uled for March 18.19.20 is postponed until April. The o* Our Thanks The family of Dorothea Hindman wish to sincere gratitude for all the thoughts and prayers, flowers, and phone calls received at morn, funeral Thank you for the wonderful lunch served by the. Citizens and the United Methodist Women. Thank you, P v. Bollack and the Fidler-Rpberts HOme. Your kindness will be forever Dorothea's Mary Lynn, Ann, Virginia, and Carol our Thanks The Sundance H gh School Choir would lil to the host families who their schedules for the UW CentennialSingers. for helping it possible to bring such a. Sundance. A special than to the entire their extra work. Todd Kahler and The SHS our Thanks I wouldlike to this opportunity their kindness, cards, phone calls and prayers received during our illnesses. A big thank you to Mrs. Ted Glover, Mr. and Mrs. Merle. Mrs. P ger Brunson for their specialacts of kindness. nursing home nurses who cared for Alice during a beg thankyou. Your l ndness forgotten. We could not have made it through without friends and family pitching in extra strength we needed during my su ery. you everyone. Sam and Al . Our Thanks The staff of Crook Count:y Hospice would lil family of Mareletta Keapp for namin$ pice the recipient of memorial donations. A you to all the family and friends for the generous We have recently ordered a full electric available to future Hospice patients, to be homes. This bed was purchased with memorial It was wonderful to be able to care know and love her dear famil spot in our hearts. Thank you again, The Marian Shatzer PuMa Letter TO The Editor Dear Editor. I would llke to share with you and the other readers, of the great Winter of 1948 and 1949. l remember the snow, and the wind that seemed That winter my sister and I went to school every other dayi two months of the year. Our father was a farmer/rancher. Luckily we had sheep at the house, but the hay was located two miles to | the houses, and our school was two miles east of one team of horses we could not go to school and animals on the same day, so one day Dad made a trip of hay, and the next he took us girls to and from school. Our pickup was parked at the county road, so we could provisions. Lucklly, my folks had stocked up with flour staples, and my mother's home cooking meant we didn't neighbors also borrowed the pickup to make trips My most vivid memories are of the wind that seemed to direction one day and from another the next day. As I I marvel at how the county managed to keep the main Thank you for the enhanced coverage of news from an a 1957 graduate of Hulett High. It is great to see activities, and well as other community news, Keep up the l These ramblings are rather disjointed, but hope that the flavor of that winter. Teresa