A Look Back in Time: Oct. 19, 1918

A Look Back in Time: Oct. 19, 1918

Two deaths from influenza were reported in Sheridan this morning. One entire Japanese family of three in this city has been wiped out by the influenza, and the three bodies now lie at the Champion & Shannon funeral parlors awaiting arrangements. Volunteer nurses from the emergency hospital this morning inaugurated

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A Look Back in Time: Oct. 18, 1918

A Look Back in Time: Oct. 18, 1918

Two deaths were reported today in Sheridan as a result of influenza, one at 6 o’clock last night and the other at 3:25 this morning. It is claimed that those unsightly and dangerous street obstructions which are being installed by a Montana concern under a free 10-year franchise are to

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A Look Back in Time: Oct. 17, 1918

A Look Back in Time: Oct. 17, 1918

The patriotic people of Sheridan County have over-subscribed their quota of the Fourth Liberty Loan by approximately 30 percent. Matt Koxtinbour is in the county jail to answer a beer-selling charge. He was brought in from Carneyville by Undersheriff Kirby on a bench warrant. Five Sheridan county mothers have registered

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A Look Back in Time: Oct. 16, 1918

A Look Back in Time: Oct. 16, 1918

The blinding lights in the traffic obstructions installed under a free 10-year franchise permitting a Montana corporation to derive revenue from Sheridan business houses through the sale of advertisements were responsible last night for an auto collision on Main street. Workmen were engaged today in cleaning up a big house

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A Look Back in Time: Oct. 15, 1918

A Look Back in Time: Oct. 15, 1918

Advertising lights on posts, set up as a test on Main Street last night, proved a miserable failure as many motorists avoided entering or crossing the street, thinking the glaring red lights on the obstructions indicated the street was blocked to traffic. Tony Moskal, an Austrian miner employed at the

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A Look Back in Time: Oct. 14, 1918

A Look Back in Time: Oct. 14, 1918

New revelations were made today concerning the 10-year free franchise granted by the city to H. Masterson, “trustee,” for use of Sheridan’s streets for advertising purposes. Only 12 “traffic tombstones” will be installed, instead of 20, and the advertising franchise has dwindled from $76,800 to just over $23,000. The Chase-Lister

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A Look Back in Time: Oct. 13, 1918

A Look Back in Time: Oct. 13, 1918

Clyde Orville Rucker died at his home on Gladstone street at 3 o’clock this afternoon. The cause was pneumonia which had developed from Spanish influenza. Billings high school outplayed the Sheridan gridiron squad at the baseball park yesterday afternoon. Mr. J.C. Buckingham and wife came to Sheridan on 42 today

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A Look Back in Time: Oct. 12, 1918

A Look Back in Time: Oct. 12, 1918

A wave of indignation is sweeping Sheridan over revelations made concerning the surrender by the city of a 10-year “free” franchise to an unknown, out-of-town concern for the use of Sheridan’s paved streets to display advertising. Registration booths will be open until 9 o’clock tonight for people to enroll as

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A Look Back in Time: Oct. 11, 1918

A Look Back in Time: Oct. 11, 1918

Public schools, theaters, pool halls, churches and all places of public gatherings will not be permitted to open until one week after the last case of Spanish influenza is reported in Sheridan. Dr. Anna G. Hurd, county health officer, made the announcement today. Seventeen new cases were reported to Dr.

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A Look Back in Time: Oct. 10, 1918

A Look Back in Time: Oct. 10, 1918

Benjamin L. Doto became the first victim of Spanish influenza in Sheridan. He died about 8 o’clock this morning at the family home on East Seventh Street of pneumonia, which was a complication of the influenza. He had been ill for about a week. Many Sheridan county people are being

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A Look Back in Time: Oct. 9, 1918

A Look Back in Time: Oct. 9, 1918

There will be no meeting of the Rebekah Kensington on Friday on account of the quarantine. Optometrist Nicholas F. Burks returned last night from his eastern trip, just in time to buy another Liberty Bond. Kenneth Haywood celebrated his 15th birthday with a dinner party at his home on First

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A Look Back in Time: Oct. 8, 1918

A Look Back in Time: Oct. 8, 1918

Senator John B. Kendrick, Verner Z. Reed and Peter Kooi and the Kooi Coal Company have made subscriptions of $25,000 each to the Fourth Liberty Loan in Sheridan county. Mr. B. Gross, who has lately returned from a business trip to Chicago, reports a shortage of graders and other help

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A Look Back in Time: Oct. 7, 1918

A Look Back in Time: Oct. 7, 1918

About 20 members of the high school civics class attended the meeting this afternoon of Sheridan’s city council. Owen A. Teague, who left Sheridan on Sept. 18 for Colorado College with the draft contingent from this county, is ill with Spanish influenza, according to reports received by relatives here. The

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A Look Back in Time: Oct. 6, 1918

A Look Back in Time: Oct. 6, 1918

Mrs. Rachel Hatch, aged 95, a resident of Carrol precinct in Sheridan county, has become possibly the oldest subscriber in Wyoming to the Fourth Liberty Loan. She bought a $50 bond when the solicitor called at her door. Dr. W.H. Roberts left yesterday on a business trip to San Antonio,

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A Look Back in Time: Oct. 5, 1918

A Look Back in Time: Oct. 5, 1918

“Boy” Brostus, as he is registered on the police blotter, was fined $9.70 by Judge Byrd in police court for motorcycle scorching. Attorney D.C. Wenzell is confined at home by an illness that incapacitated him. He was scheduled to appear in Judge Hoop’s court this morning. Fred H. Blume is

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A Look Back in Time: Oct. 4, 1918

A Look Back in Time: Oct. 4, 1918

A little more than $200,000 has been subscribed to the Fourth Liberty Loan by the business and residential districts of Sheridan. Voter registration will begin in Sheridan on Oct. 9 for those who wish to cast their votes at the general election on Nov. 5. Registration will continue for five

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A Look Back in Time: Oct. 3, 1918

A Look Back in Time: Oct. 3, 1918

In a trip through the Burlington yards in Sheridan, a reporter found 16 women working in positions hitherto held exclusively by men, as the men have been dispersed through the war needs of the nation. Members of the local registration board last night began the classifications of the new registrants,

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A Look Back in Time: Oct. 2, 1918

A Look Back in Time: Oct. 2, 1918

Four Sheridan home boys will entrain tomorrow on 42 for Fort Logan, Colorado. They are William Starr Tschirgi, George F. Lord, William Henry Palmer and Dan F. O’Brien. Sheridan Mayor Complin said today he will not sign a warrant for the proposed purchase of the fairgrounds under the present status

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A Look Back in Time: Oct. 1, 1918

A Look Back in Time: Oct. 1, 1918

Through the action of the city council yesterday, Sheridan is to inaugurate a system of municipally owned fairgrounds. The council officially determined that the city will buy the grounds and improvements. John F. Lehman, proprietor of the Owl saloon on North Main street, paid $100 and costs in police-court today

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A Look Back in Time: Sept. 30, 1918

A Look Back in Time: Sept. 30, 1918

The Fourth Liberty Loan drive opened this morning in Sheridan with enthusiasm on the part of the several hundred workers in spite of the downpour of rain. County Agent Thomas has arranged a fine display of premium ribbons captured by Sheridan county at the state fair at Douglas. There are

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