A Look Back in Time: Feb. 28, 1917

A Look Back in Time: Feb. 28, 1917

A petition was filed yesterday with Sheridan’s city clerk by A.E. Bonham asking for a special election to vote on the return to the old council form of government. A canvass of the petition shows that a sufficient number of signers have been secured to make the election necessary. An

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A Look Back in Time: Feb. 27, 1917

A Look Back in Time: Feb. 27, 1917

Among the passengers on the ill-fated ship Laconia were Mr. and Mrs. Boston, Mrs. Boston being a daughter of Granger Farwell, vice president of the Monarch Coal company in Sheridan County. They were among those saved after the ship was torpedoed by a German submarine on Feb. 25. The Sheridan

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A Look Back in Time: Feb. 26, 1917

A Look Back in Time: Feb. 26, 1917

Otis Johnson of the Wyoming Electric Co. went to Kirby yesterday to overhaul the electric lighting plant at the Ferguson ranch. A robin, the first harbinger of spring, put in an appearance in the city this morning. Notwithstanding the bitter cold wind, the robin was chirping as if it were

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A Look Back in Time: Feb. 25, 1917

A Look Back in Time: Feb. 25, 1917

Stevens, Fryberger & Co., Sheridan’s New York store, has handsome lines of new skirts for spring, starting at $7.50. The new spring silks are at Reeds. These are the most wanted weaves for the spring season, priced at 35 cents to $1 a yard. Meyer Garage has announced they will

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A Look Back in Time: Feb. 24, 1917

A Look Back in Time: Feb. 24, 1917

The need of an auditorium in Sheridan was presented by Secretary Steele at the Commercial club luncheon tonight. Another matter of considerable interest was a proposal that either the city or the county acquire the fairgrounds. That matter was presented by Mayor Church. The Macabees have moved their meeting place

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A Look Back in Time: Feb. 23, 1917

A Look Back in Time: Feb. 23, 1917

Another meeting of the Sheridan Athletic association will be held some time during the coming week to discuss plans for the opening of the gymnasium in the near future. The membership committee has met with splendid success in its effort to secure members. The trial came up in police court

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A Look Back in Time: Feb. 22, 1917

A Look Back in Time: Feb. 22, 1917

State Sen. N.A. Pearson returned to Sheridan last night from Cheyenne, where he’s a member of the senate ways and means committee. He said the appropriation of $20,000 for the Sheridan hospital was passed. The money will be used for an extension to the hospital and installation of the new

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A Look Back in Time: Feb. 21, 1917

A Look Back in Time: Feb. 21, 1917

John D. Wallace, a prominent stockman of Parkman, says that in spite of an unusually severe winter, stock all over the west is in splendid condition. Wallace has been buying and selling cattle this winter, and as a result, has traveled over a great deal of country. Sheridan’s Gem theater

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A Look Back in Time: Feb. 20, 1917

A Look Back in Time: Feb. 20, 1917

The cemetery bill, under which the city of Sheridan will have authority to vote bonds for the purpose of acquiring and maintaining cemetery grounds, was passed by the Wyoming legislature. As soon as it has been signed by the governor, it will become a law, and the city council will

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A Look Back in Time: Feb. 19, 1917

A Look Back in Time: Feb. 19, 1917

George Brown has returned to Sheridan from Salem, Ore., where he went to visit his father, who is in very poor health. Mr. Brown said that business is not so good in Oregon generally as it is here and in Montana. Rev. C.F. Fisher gave an illustrated lecture presenting an

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A Look Back in Time: Feb. 18, 1917

A Look Back in Time: Feb. 18, 1917

Reed’s has many new spring suits for women, priced from $19.50 to $39.50. Col. C.R. Duffy of Buffalo has been spending a few days in Sheridan on business. Clint and Bessie Robbins, the prince and princess of entertainers, have returned to Sheridan for an eight-day engagement starting tonight. Mr. and

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A Look Back in Time: Feb. 17, 1917

A Look Back in Time: Feb. 17, 1917

F.W. Cooper, superintendent of the fish hatchery in Story, says there are 1.7 million brook trout fry at the hatchery, and they will be planted in the trout streams of northern Wyoming early in the spring. Cooper is in the city today to get a shipment of lake trout eggs

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A Look Back in Time: Feb. 16, 1917

A Look Back in Time: Feb. 16, 1917

Evangelist Shepard preaches an old-fashioned religion every evening at the First Baptist church in Sheridan. The hearty prayer response last night was much appreciated by a large audience. E.W. Stone, a large cattle owner of Campbell county, in company with his wife spent several days in Sheridan this week. While

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A Look Back in Time: Feb. 15, 1917

A Look Back in Time: Feb. 15, 1917

The 1917 Booklet of Sheridan Ranch Resorts issued by the Burlington railroad will be published in the near future. Secretary Steele of the Commercial club plans to forward a copy of the booklet to the Burlington advertising agent some time during the next week. Mr. and Mrs. J.H. Shannon and

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A Look Back in Time: Feb. 14, 1917

A Look Back in Time: Feb. 14, 1917

Now here’s Sheridan Media’s look back in time, to 100 years ago, by reporter Pat Blair as published in the Sheridan Enterprise newspaper on Feb. 14, 1917. The Bird club, 35 pupils in the fifth through eighth grades at Taylor school, will give an illustrated lecture on bird life at

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A Look Back in Time: Feb. 13, 1917

A Look Back in Time: Feb. 13, 1917

The Circle Girls will meet tonight with Florence and Marie Maddon at the Maddons’ home on Illinois street. The next meeting of the Sheridan Woman’s club will be a domestic science meeting in the Coffeen avenue school. J.W. Anderson of Parkman is offering a registered percheron stallion for sale. Clearmont

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A Look Back in Time: Feb. 12, 1917

A Look Back in Time: Feb. 12, 1917

City and county offices, banks, schools and post offices were closed today in observance of Lincoln’s birthday. The weekly council meeting will be held tomorrow. A rancher was in Sheridan this morning seeking to sell a load of baled straw to the city street department. He quoted a price of

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A Look Back in Time: Feb. 11, 1917

A Look Back in Time: Feb. 11, 1917

The annual Mid-Winter Clothing Carnival of the Messick Shoe & Clothing Co. has opened. Every men’s suit and overcoat in the house is on sale, with prices from $8.98 to $23.48. Sheridan County Electric Co. says you can now cook an entire luncheon electronically, with appliances including an electric chafing

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A Look Back in Time: Feb. 10, 1917

A Look Back in Time: Feb. 10, 1917

Commissioner F.C. Poll left today for Thermopolis, where he will spend several days taking the baths in hope of benefitting his health. A week of county institutes closed this afternoon with a four-hour meeting in the Council room of Sheridan’s city hall. The meeting was well attended, and there was

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A Look Back in Time: Feb. 9, 1917

A Look Back in Time: Feb. 9, 1917

A week of farm institute business, during which many interesting meetings have been held, will be brought to a close in Sheridan tomorrow with a dairy demonstration. State dairy demonstrator E.F. Burton will be in charge at the Emery dairy farm north of the city. J. Dickson of Dayton was

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