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Thursday, March 18, 1999 2 "H:HERE THE KID GOT HIS NAME" This Week At Your Library By:Jill Mackey We are always open for you to come and look without buyer's stress! curator of Phll Kearny and Fort Fctterman puts touches on the diorama and signs his name. is encouraged to at- ,g at MoorcrolL r lunch room on 24. The meet- at 6:30 p.m. have been hearing about the Y2K prob- its potential impact in t and home because many Programs, files and rni- Local Museum Acquires Diorama According to Jennifer McGuire, Crook County Museum technician, the much anUcipated Custer Trail Diorama has been completed and is now on display at the Crook County Museum & Art Gallery. The diorama was constructed by Robert Wilson, who lives in Story and is the curator at both the Fort Phil Kearny Museum in Story and at the Fort Fetterman Museum near Douglas. Wyatt Stanley, who does maintenance work at the Fort Phil Kearny Museum also assisted in the creation of this display. Much detailed work went into the build- ing of the diorama, which took nearly two years to complete. He has worked on many dioramas and has also designed and built dis- plays for the Johnson County/jim Gatchell Museum in Buffalo. ConslsUngofthree different parts, the diorama retraces Custer's 1874 expedition through the Black Hills. The first part of the diorama con- sists of a 4x5 foot relief map of the Black Hills that shows the route the Custer Expedition took. Custer's route, historical points of interest, prominent geographical What a blessing the golden sun- shine is this week! Don't imagine it'll last, but we'll sure enjoy it while it's here. Come on out for a stroll on Friday and Join us for a brown-bag lunch and program. Gene Bryan will be presenting "John Colter: Mountain Man or Maniac?" New Fiction Stiff News by Catherine Aird. Is something very sinister going on at Almstone Manor, whose residents have known each other for more than 50 years and some of whose very old grudges may run very deep indeed... Low Country by Anne River Siddons. Story of personal renewal and transformation--one woman's proper Old South upbringing and expectations colliding with the new South's runaway prosperity. The Quilt Trilogy: A Stitch In Time by Ann Rinaldi. A quilt named Trust, created of fabric from people special to the family--each takes a piece when the family is separated. The Quilt Trilogy: Broken Days by Ann Rinaldi. A new generation of Chelmsfords faces the risk of tear- ing the family itself apart, like the threads and pieces of the still-tat- tered family quilt. Quilt Trilogy: The Blue Door byAnn Rinaldi. Amanda must face the man who lives behind the for- bidding blue door--the man who tore apart the family quilt so many generations ago. New Nonfiction The West: An lllustr~ed History by Geoffrey C. Ward, donated by Paul & Violet Smith in memory of Reuben & Dorothea Hindman. Chronicles the arrival of wave after wave of newcomers from every di- rection of the compass, each of which invested this harsh but majesUc western landscape with its own myths and desires and dreams. Children's Section I Am The Dog, I Am The Cat by Donald Hall. A dog and a cat take turns explaining what is wonder- ful about being who they are. Lucy And The P/rates by Glen features, rivers and present day Petrie.Rolllcking, rumbustlousad- roads and towns are labeled and venture story set in the days when interpreted In this part of the dis- pirates sailed the seas and no trav- play. eler was safe. Part two of the diorama features A Lovely Bunch Of Coconuts by the expedition's camp on Inyan Dennis Reader. Humor abounds KaraCreek. Miniature figures from in this comical look at the conse- the entire expedition indicate how quences Of greed. many people were involved in the Home Run: The Story Of Babe Journey. Ruth by Robert Burleigh. A poeUc The burial of two privates who accountofthelegendaryBabeRuth died during the expedition Is de- as he prepares to hit a home run. picted in the third part of the di- orama. Private Cunningham and Turner were two of four soldiers who died during the 1874 expedi- ] Justice Court Uon. Both were buried near Inyan Wade Ferguson, Green River, Kara Mountain. Interpretive signs on the diorama help explain its three different sec- tions with background informa- tion about the expedition. An in- formative tape will soon be added slble that what some are saying, to this display, which will help can reallyhappen?How?Why can't visitors learn even more about thin they just change the chips? How historically significant expedition. could this have been overlooked? Cheryl McLaughlin, museum di- Why are some companies spend- rector and Jennifer McGuire, mu- ing thousands of dollars to access seum technician, were instrumen- their operaUons? Why are others tal in soliciting funds for the di- not as concerned? We have come orama. Public donations, a large to trust our service industries over donations from the Custer Battle- the years. They have very capable field Historical Association, and Wyoming, is to appear in court at 9:00 onApril 7 on a Game and Fish violationofCount I, shooting from roadway, and Count If, shooting from one property owner to an- other without permission from ei- ther owner. personnel who have been access- the Crook County Museum Foun- The word "deacon" "tw - o-digits dates (e.g., ing, fixing, and planning with this dation Board financed the Drolect comes from the Greek " J aa0ono meanlng"servant." , manycomputer andso called "problem". which totaled $10,500, llght confuse the year --t Uit reaUy happens? What if [ F']I]DI'E ] crmu CHAPELS / the year 1900 (00) the power goes down for a week? result make the compu- Would we be prepared with extra rror. or stop altogether, food and water? Do we need to be ~ -o .t ~[~ " pst%~ra/95n~7 t ~~ Hose who say the prob- thinking about this? suit in the end of the This meeting is sponsored by | Serving All Faiths With Digni~ " ~knowit, with full-scale CrookCountyEmergencyManage- | Sundanoe ~VY 307-283-3334 K~]0 REMINffroN food shortages, ment Committee. For more infer- " ...... and other gloomy marion, please call the Emergency Planning omce at 283-2390. : those who - ..... of NOTICE: The regular quarterly worry about a fax meeting of the local Emergency Video machine not Planning committee will precede n~Ight say"thls could the above meeting. It will be held it's all hype, and that day, March 24, in Moorcroft, and other at City hall, starting at 4:30 p.m. are going to make aThis meeting is also open to the public, If you would like more in- .~ of us some- formation, call Larry Goodson, Is it really pos- chairman, at 283-2721. Package Discounts Rome and Auto Rates Today. Insurance Agency e Friendship Night was observed at the regular meetingofElecta Chap- ter #5, OES on Thursday, March 4, 1999 at the Masonic Lodge. Guests included members from neighboring Eastern Star Chap- ters in Hulett and Newcastle, WY and Belle Fourche, Spearfish, Sturgis, SD and Tonopah, NV. Introduced and welcomed were Past Grand Matrons, Marceline Cliver, Grand Chapter of WY, and Inez Clarin and Nadine Fldler, Grand Chapter of SD. Grand Rep- resentaUves Denise Castor, Wash- ington in SD, Bette Beeching, Florida in SD, Chester HeJde, Okla- homa in WY, and Earl Dennis, South Dakota in WY; Cindy and Derrick Mitchell, Worthy Matron and Worthy Patron of Newcastle #30; Joyce Williams, Worthy Ma- tron of Metopaha #98; and Marga- ret Sager, Worthy Matron of Queen City #89. Special programs included an initiation ceremony interpreted by the guests and a style show per- formed by Elects members. The February 28 Vesper Service offering will be sent to the Eastern Star Training Award for Religious Leadership (ESTARL) Scholarship Fund wklch provides financial as- sistance to men and women enter- ing the ministry. This program was initiated by the Genera] Grand Chapter of the Order of the East- ern Star in 1952. Eastern Star Chapters all over the world are asked to participate in this pro- gram and the Grand Chapters of the individual states and territo- ries handle their own funds and make the awards. The scholar- ships are based on a financial need rather than scholastic standing. The scholarships are given with the understanding that if the stu- dent obtains his or her degree and enters into full time religious work, the money advanced is a perma- nent gift from the Wyoming Order of the Eastern Star, but if for some reason they do not enter into reli- gious work, the money advanced for their education must be repald withoutinterest. 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