A Look Back in Time: June 21, 1918

A Look Back in Time: June 21, 1918

Claude Quinn, 21, is the second of Sheridan county’s sons to be killed in action in France. The war department today notified his mother, Mrs. William Z. Fauver of 201 North Sheridan avenue, of her son’s heroic sacrifice. Pledges for War Savings Stamps are expected in a single day’s campaign

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A Look Back in Time: June 20, 1918

A Look Back in Time: June 20, 1918

Floods in Nebraska swept away telegraph wires, while the shutting off of the power at the local light plant in Sheridan crippled the Western Union. For many hours today, Sheridan was shut off from the outside world. Leslie Miller of Casper is in Sheridan today en route to Arvada to

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A Look Back in Time: June 19, 1918

A Look Back in Time: June 19, 1918

Details of the death, reported recently, of Roy H. Eaton of Sheridan, came to Sheridan today in letters from his commanding officer and chaplain. The letters, sent to Private Eaton’s mother, state that he died on May 18 while saving the lives of two of his comrades in France. T.W.

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A Look Back in Time: June 18, 1918

A Look Back in Time: June 18, 1918

Judge Burgess pronounced sentence at 10:30 o’clock this morning on five prisoners who had previously pleaded guilty to the various charges against them. First to be sentenced was Joe Varacalli, who pleaded guilty to second degree murder of another man in Carneyville. Mrs. M.E. Wells was a visitor in Sheridan

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A Look Back in Time: June 17, 1918

A Look Back in Time: June 17, 1918

With mass meetings held last night at the Congregational and Baptist churches in Sheridan, the whirlwind campaign of the prohibition forces of Sheridan county was brought to an enthusiastic close. In regular meeting this morning, the city council awarded the sprinkling contract. The contract was let to A.C. Evans for

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A Look Back in Time: June 16, 1918

A Look Back in Time: June 16, 1918

One lot of ladies’ wash suits in pink, rose and white, values up to $7, will be sale priced at $1 starting tomorrow at the Golden Rule store. Ladies’ dresses, values up to $6, will also be sale-priced for $1. City Commissioner W.G. Birkhaeuser has announced that water restrictions in

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A Look Back in Time: June 15, 1918

A Look Back in Time: June 15, 1918

Mrs. Robert Helvey of the NX Bar ranch motored into Sheridan with Miss Nancy Burns and Robert. They spent yesterday at their home here in the city. The Linden Red Cross work room, which has been open on Monday evenings, will now meet at 7:30 o’clock on Tuesday evenings. Miss

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A Look Back in Time: June 14, 1918

A Look Back in Time: June 14, 1918

Rev. C.F. Fisher, pastor of the Congregational church in Sheridan, will deliver the principal address on the Fourth of July at a patriotic celebration in Aberdeen, S.D. He will be traveling at the special request of the United States food administration at Washington, D.C. Due to the high water in

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A Look Back in Time: June 13, 1918

A Look Back in Time: June 13, 1918

Sheridan again today gave a rousing send off to 23 gallant young men of the county who left to join the government services in the cause of freedom and democracy. Attorney R.E. McNally made a short speech to the men before they formed in the parade at the courthouse. Jack

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A Look Back in Time: June 12, 1918

A Look Back in Time: June 12, 1918

The customary address and parade will be given for the 25 draft men who are to leave tomorrow for Logan, Utah. R.E. McNally will give a short patriotic speech at 10:30 a.m. at the courthouse, and the parade will start at 11 o’clock and march to the depot in time

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A Look Back in Time: June 11, 1918

A Look Back in Time: June 11, 1918

Mrs. Emma W. Cole, age 50 years, died of blood poisoning at the hospital here at 1:30 o’clock this morning. The blood poisoning set in some time ago after Mrs. Cole removed a splinter from her finger with a pin. The local board received a telegram from the state board

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A Look Back in Time: June 10, 1918

A Look Back in Time: June 10, 1918

A street roller broke a gas main on Sumner street shortly before 2 o’clock this afternoon, necessitating that the Sheridan Gas Company shut off the gas over the city. Sheridan was without gas for more than an hour. Sheridan experienced the hottest weather ever recorded this early in June at

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A Look Back in Time: June 9, 1918

A Look Back in Time: June 9, 1918

The Loyalty League today issued an invitation to drafted men and men of draft age to take advantage of free vocational training courses being offered in Sheridan. Several classes are now being held. War gardens in Sheridan are already yielding handsome returns to those who labored on them. Vegetables of

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A Look Back in Time: June 8, 1918

A Look Back in Time: June 8, 1918

Victor Stanley, the 2-year-old son of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Stanley, drowned about 8 o’clock tonight in a little stream near his parents’ home. The Stanleys live on the old Gillette place on Little Goose Creek about five miles from Sheridan. Despite a gathering storm, the first glimpse of the

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A Look Back in Time: June 7, 1918

A Look Back in Time: June 7, 1918

A rousing patriotic and prohibition campaign is to be conducted in Sheridan county next week under the auspices of the Wyoming Anti-Saloon League. Archie Nash and Olive Miller, two of Sheridan county’s school children, have received a very enviable honor. Mrs. Blanch A. Rice, county superintendent of schools, awarded them

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A Look Back in Time: June 6, 1918

A Look Back in Time: June 6, 1918

Roy H. Eaton, a homesteader of Verona 14 miles southeast of Sheridan, became the first of Sheridan county’s sons to be killed in action in the war with Germany. Relatives of Eaton received the news today of his death. He was 25. Thousands of people from Sheridan and Sheridan county

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A Look Back in Time: June 5, 1918

A Look Back in Time: June 5, 1918

Forty-seven young men of Sheridan county had registered for the draft by noon today, and a continuous stream of men were coming in. In all probability, a hundred will have registered by 9 p.m. tonight. It was learned today that Sheridan county’s contribution to the call for 1,000 Wyoming men

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A Look Back in Time: June 4, 1918

A Look Back in Time: June 4, 1918

The city council, meeting yesterday, passed an ordinance forbidding the furnishing of intoxicating or spiritous liquors to minors. Sheridan will honor all the young men of Sheridan county who are to register for the selective draft in this city at a program tomorrow night in front of the city hall.

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A Look Back in Time: June 3, 1918

A Look Back in Time: June 3, 1918

H.V. Hensinger of Big Horn was visiting in Sheridan yesterday. Carl J. Smith and C.W. Thompson were recent visitors from Clearmont. Sheridan is to have another shoe store in the near future. The Palmer & Epplen Shoe Co. is to open in the building formerly occupied by the Garrison &

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A Look Back in Time: June 2, 1918

A Look Back in Time: June 2, 1918

A vast array of stunning summer sweater coats in the beautiful colors of the rainbow are priced from $2 to $12 at the Golden Rule store. The E.B. Reds of Sheridan will cross bats with a picked team from Big Horn in the first baseball game of the season today.

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