A Look Back in Time: July 24, 1917

A Look Back in Time: July 24, 1917

Eight innings were played Sunday in the game between the Fats of Buffalo and Sheridan. The final score was 13 to 13, the game being called off owing to the inability of the fat boys to keep up the pace. Judge H.P. Parker worked overtime today, uniting four couples in

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A Look Back in Time: July 23, 1917

A Look Back in Time: July 23, 1917

Mrs. Alice D. Coffeen entertained Sen. Martin Bailey of Illinois and his daughter, Helen, at the Crescent last evening. Also present were Dr. Buffum and Harriet and Miss Susan Overton. Three long trains of yellow cars, bearing the great Hagenbeck-Wallace shows, one of the greatest circus organizations in the world,

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A Look Back in Time: July 22, 1917

A Look Back in Time: July 22, 1917

The ball game this afternoon between Sheridan and Buffalo for the benefit of the Red Cross should receive the patronage of every patriotic citizen. The game will start at 3:30 prompt. Poplin skirts with bag and parasol are on sale for $12.98 at Sheridan’s Golden Rule store. Silk jersey suits,

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A Look Back in Time: July 21, 1917

A Look Back in Time: July 21, 1917

Sheridan’s Burlington cafe was a scene of a merry dinner party last night, given by the Ladies’ Auxiliary to B.R.T., in honor of Mrs. Mary Connell of Denver. Mrs. Connell is a visiting grand lodge member. The table was pretty with a shining silver, shaded candle light, flowers and the

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A Look Back in Time: July 20, 1917

A Look Back in Time: July 20, 1917

It has been learned that, based on a population of just under 18,800, and discounting credits for men enlisted in the National Guard and the regular army, the number of men to be drafted for Sheridan County will be 43. The recent registration of Sheridan County women shows a total

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A Look Back in Time: July 19, 1917

A Look Back in Time: July 19, 1917

There are still several vacancies left in the National Guard, Headquarters Company. Positions needed include 10 mounted men for Headquarters Company, four men for clerks at headquarters, and 15 men for the band. Carl Garretson, his wife and little girl are now in Oregon, on their way to the California

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A Look Back in Time: July 18, 1917

A Look Back in Time: July 18, 1917

Agnes Stagler left yesterday for Basin City, where she will spend a month visiting her aunt, Mrs. Scholz. Sheridan’s Grand theater today is featuring a big double show. Emory Wehlen stars in “Sowers and Reapers,” a Metro feature in five acts, and Mack Swain and Polly Moran appear in “His

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A Look Back in Time: July 17, 1917

A Look Back in Time: July 17, 1917

The Sheridan Enterprise has been asked to be campaign manager for the “Our Boys in France Tobacco Fund” in Sheridan. The fund, which is organized under approval of the Secretary of War and the Secretary of the Navy, is to collect money to pay for tobacco for American soldiers and

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A Look Back in Time: July 16, 1917

A Look Back in Time: July 16, 1917

The Sheridan National Guard company has an enlisted strength of 113 men. The assistance of the Commercial Club has been secured in a recruiting campaign to increase the company to war strength of 150 men by July 25. William S. Hart stars in “The Desert Man,” playing today and Tuesday

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A Look Back in Time: July 15, 1917

A Look Back in Time: July 15, 1917

Children’s wash dresses are on sale starting at 49 cents at Reed’s. Also silks, regularly $1.25 a yard, are clearance-sale priced at 69 cents. Mr. and Mrs. Jack Peret, Hall and Richard will return tonight from a week’s outing in the mountains at Linger Longer cabin. Mr. Joe Pollard of

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A Look Back in Time: July 14, 1917

A Look Back in Time: July 14, 1917

The committee representing the city council for national defense met in the Commercial Club rooms yesterday evening to discuss the registration of women next Tuesday, July 17. The local committees are acting under instructions directly from Washington. Registration is for work service or food conservation and is purely voluntary on

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A Look Back in Time: July 13, 1917

A Look Back in Time: July 13, 1917

Because of the hot weather, until further notice, the Sheridan Red Cross work rooms will be open only on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays. Those rooms will be closed on the other days of the week. The first annual picnic at the experimental farm on Dutch Creek yesterday was well-attended. A

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A Look Back in Time: July 12, 1917

A Look Back in Time: July 12, 1917

An airplane fleet appeared against the sunset and came circling down toward Sheridan late yesterday. The planes, four in number, came into view in wild goose formation, wound their way toward the town, and hovered for a time over the fort before fading like shadows into the deepening night. Americanism

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A Look Back in Time: July 11, 1917

A Look Back in Time: July 11, 1917

Harvey Hammond, the son of John Hammond, the well-known rancher on Big Goose, was fatally injured yesterday afternoon. The deceased and another man were working on an irrigation ditch on the ranch when a cement wall caved in, crushing young Hammond against the opposite wall. Death was probably instantaneous. A.J.

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A Look Back in Time: July 10, 1917

A Look Back in Time: July 10, 1917

Owing to the present scarcity of water, due to the excessive demands during the recent hot spell, Sheridan’s city commissioners have decided to minimize street flushing. The only streets that will be flushed regularly are Main street and Broadway. The local Red Cross chapter is making the first big shipment

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A Look Back in Time: July 8, 1917

A Look Back in Time: July 8, 1917

Wortham Bros. Shows will arrive tonight on their special train of 30 cars. They will set up on the vacant lots near the City Hall, and everything will be up and ready to open tomorrow at 7 p.m. Park Prentiss and his military concert band will give a free concert

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A Look Back in Time: July 7, 1917

A Look Back in Time: July 7, 1917

Miss Blanche Perry on Park street sustained a broken arm last night when she slipped and fell on the cement sidewalk. The arm had not fully recovered from a previous break. Mr. and Mrs. Fred Davis came to Sheridan from Lincoln recently. They will remain here until late in the

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A Look Back in Time: July 6, 1917

A Look Back in Time: July 6, 1917

The examining committee of applicants for the Officers Reserve Corps reports a number of applicants in Sheridan already in excess of the number to be drawn from the whole state at this time. Twenty-eight applicants will be selected from Wyoming, and probably nine of those will be from Sheridan. Mr.

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A Look Back in Time: July 5, 1917

A Look Back in Time: July 5, 1917

Reed’s has high-class wash fabrics in a variety of styles starting at 19 cents a yard. Also waist bargains sale priced from 49 to 98 cents. Sheridan’s Orpheum theater is showing “Neptune’s Daughter,” starting today, featuring Annette Kellermann in eight big acts. Prices are 25 cents for adults, 10 cents

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A Look Back in Time: July 4, 1917

A Look Back in Time: July 4, 1917

Hundreds of people today enjoyed the parade, picnic and general celebration of the Fourth of July as staged in the City Park and along the streets leading thereto. The address of the day was made by the Honorable R.P. Parker. Butterfly Pictures presents Jack Mulhall in “The Flame of Youth”

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