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Spring Dinner – 2012

Tom Horn, Man of the Old West

 Our speaker for the evening will be George Lucas of Meade who will do a historical re-enactment featuring Tom Horn.

Tom Horn was an Old West lawman, scout, soldier, hired gunman, detective, outlaw and assassin.  He led a colorful and adventurous life, serving as a civilian scout for the U.S. Cavalry during the Apache wars.  He served as a deputy sheriff in Arizona; and because of his tracking abilities, he also worked in Colorado and Wyoming as a detective for the Pinkerton’s Detective Agency. 

On the day before his 43rd birthday, he was hanged in Cheyenne, Wyoming, for the murder of Willie Nickell, the 14-year-old son of a sheepherding rancher.  It is still debated whether Horn committed the murder or not. 

Menu:

Brisket
Wedding Potatoes
Mixed Steamed Vegetables
Tossed Salad
Strawberry Shortcake
Coffee – Tea – Water

The banquet will be held on Saturday, April 21, 2012, at 6:00 pm at the Meade High School Commons.  R & K Catering of Meade will be preparing and serving the meal.  Tickets are:  $15 each or 2 for $25.  They are available at the library.  The last day for ticket sales is April 14. 

This event is sponsored by the the Meade Library Foundation and the Meade Friends of the Library.

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