A Look Back in Time: Dec. 12, 1919

A Look Back in Time: Dec. 12, 1919

Mayor Camplin late this afternoon announced an extension of the hours during which retail stores in Sheridan may remain open. Starting tomorrow, retail stores may open from 9 o’clock in the morning until 5 o’clock at night. The improvement of the coal situation in Sheridan has made it possible to

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A Look Back in Time: Dec. 11, 1919

A Look Back in Time: Dec. 11, 1919

Heads of the local miners’ unions in the Sheridan field received official notice by telegraph today that the strike is at an end. The coal situation in Sheridan has materially improved during the last 24 hours, according to a statement from H. A. Loucks, fuel administrator. The country mines have

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A Look Back in Time: Dec. 10, 1919

A Look Back in Time: Dec. 10, 1919

Due to the coal shortage, Mayor Camplin has issued a proclamation to go into effect at 8 o’clock this morning that moving picture houses will be permitted to open at 8 o’clock at night and run until 10:30. The coal situation for Sheridan has changed little in the last 24

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A Look Back in Time: Dec. 9, 1919

A Look Back in Time: Dec. 9, 1919

Now here’s Sheridan Media’s look back in time, to 100 years ago, as published in the Sheridan Enterprise newspaper on Dec. 9, 1919. All miners are striking at Dietz, Acme, Carneyville, Monarch, Model and Kooi. With last night being the coldest in 20 years, dozens of families in Sheridan were

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A Look Back in Time: Dec. 8, 1919

A Look Back in Time: Dec. 8, 1919

Mr. and Mrs. William Diener will entertain members of the Catholic church tonight at their home on West Loucks street. A splendid musical program has been arranged, and cards will be played, but there will be no dancing. The seniors of the Sheridan high school entertained the juniors last night,

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A Look Back in Time: Dec. 7, 1919

A Look Back in Time: Dec. 7, 1919

Sheridan faces an acute coal famine. Already there are 100 families here who have no coal, and should low temperatures continue to prevail, the situation will rapidly become desperate. County commissioners at a special meeting yesterday passed a resolution that the county will place and maintain the Dayton mountain road

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A Look Back in Time: Dec. 5, 1919

A Look Back in Time: Dec. 5, 1919

Notwithstanding reports on the streets today that mines in the Sheridan field had shut down again, all were working except Carneyville, which had shut down for the funeral of a miner killed there by a fall of coal on Wednesday. Nobles and novices from all over the northern half of

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A Look Back in Time: Dec. 4, 1919

A Look Back in Time: Dec. 4, 1919

A storm of protest has been aroused by the action of the county commissioners yesterday in appropriating $2,000 for the Dayton-Kane road. There is a general feeling that the commissioners have failed to recognize the importance of this road, and a movement to increase the appropriation. H. A. Loucks, city

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A Look Back in Time: Dec. 3, 1919

A Look Back in Time: Dec. 3, 1919

The Western hotel re-opened today after being closed the past two months awaiting the arrival of furniture. Thomas W. Bradley of Billings, Montana, was the first guest to register. While it was closed, the hotel has been thoroughly renovated. The county commissioners have appropriated $2,000 for use on Dayton-Kane mountain

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A Look Back in Time: Dec. 2, 1919

A Look Back in Time: Dec. 2, 1919

At 6 o’clock this morning, the temperature was 25 below zero, which was the coldest that it’s been since Jan. 31, 1918, when a temperature of 32 below was recorded at the local weather bureau. Will Mattox, who resides at Parkman, is in Sheridan attending to business matters. Also in

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A Look Back in Time: Dec. 1, 1919

A Look Back in Time: Dec. 1, 1919

The price of coal dropped in Sheridan today to $6 per ton. All consumers who purchased coal for $7 per ton from local retail dealers since Nov. 16 will receive a refund of 95 cents per ton. This is the result of the ruling of the government in the settlement

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A Look Back in Time: Nov. 27, 1919

A Look Back in Time: Nov. 27, 1919

Without a doubt, there were few homes in Sheridan today where the hospitality did not prevail. Some who entertained Thanksgiving guests were Mr. and Mrs. Dave Kahn, Mr. and Mrs. H. F. McNally, Mr. and Mrs. C. H. Taffner and Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Dorman. L. M. DeVine is

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A Look Back in Time: Nov. 26, 1919

A Look Back in Time: Nov. 26, 1919

Emphasizing his determination to enforce the provisions of a federal injunction prohibiting conspiracies to promote the coal strike, Major Warren Dean, military commander of Northern Wyoming, headed a military detachment into the coal fields of Sheridan County today. Fifty-two miners were taken into custody. The football game between Billings Poly

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A Look Back in Time: Nov. 24, 1919

A Look Back in Time: Nov. 24, 1919

The improvement of North Main street will begin at once, immediate action having been decided on at a meeting of the city council this morning. The action was taken because of the impassable condition of the road. Trucks and vehicles of all kinds have been mired, and the street car

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A Look Back in Time: Nov. 23, 1919

A Look Back in Time: Nov. 23, 1919

Earl D. Hawkey and George Williams of Ucross came to Sheridan today to spend a day attending to business matters and visiting friends. They are guests at the Crescent hotel. W. W. Alderson returned tonight from shipping cattle to Kansas City. He returned by the way of Denver, where he

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A Look Back in Time: Nov. 22, 1919

A Look Back in Time: Nov. 22, 1919

The J. W. Denio Milling Company filed a suit for $185,000 in district court in Sheridan today against Walker D. Hines, director general of the railroads. The plaintiff alleges damage to that extent by destruction of the milling property from fire on the night of July 1, allegedly caused by

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A Look Back in Time: Nov. 21, 1919

A Look Back in Time: Nov. 21, 1919

The good roads committee of the Sheridan Commercial Club met last night to consider plans for cooperating with the Forest Service in the matter of securing a road into the mountain, eventually to connect with a road on the other side. The project is to be known as the Dayton-Kane

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A Look Back in Time: Nov. 20, 1919

A Look Back in Time: Nov. 20, 1919

T. H. Dudlow, Thomas H. Kelly, J. J. Dooley and R. G. Swain of Hall, Mont., arrived in Sheridan with a big shipment of cattle last night and stopped here to feed. Henry Walker, night chief of police, placed a speeder under arrest last night. The offender will appear for

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A Look Back in Time: Nov. 19, 1919

A Look Back in Time: Nov. 19, 1919

Joseph W. Clouse, age 43, a miner at Dietz, died at the state hospital in Sheridan at 2 o’clock this morning as the result of injuries he received in the mine at Dietz yesterday afternoon. A man was fined $50 and costs in Judge Cusick’s court in Sheridan yesterday on

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A Look Back in Time: Nov. 18, 1919

A Look Back in Time: Nov. 18, 1919

Joe Clouse, a resident of Dietz, was probably fatally injured, and Ryan Bertrand, who lives in Sheridan, received serious injuries at about 1:30 o’clock yesterday afternoon as a result of a runaway car in Dietz No. 7 where the two men were employed as miners. The conditional price of coal

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