A Look Back in Time: April 24, 1917

A Look Back in Time: April 24, 1917

Mayor Church has called upon the people of Sheridan to observe the rest of this week until Monday as an annual clean-up period in the city. On Monday, teams will haul away the accumulations of rubbish that are placed in the alleys or sidestreets. A local committee representing the Sheridan

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A Look Back in Time: April 23, 1917

A Look Back in Time: April 23, 1917

Mrs. C.B. Godwin of Sheridan received a telegram this morning from her son, Arden Godwin, who has been at the state university since September. He stated he has entered the signal corp of the army in the aviation branch and would immediately enter training at Fort Logan. Miss Iona Rogers

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A Look Back in Time: April 22, 1917

A Look Back in Time: April 22, 1917

Stevens, Fryberger & Co., Sheridan’s New York Store, has Motor Weave automobile robes for $6.75. Also Wooltex and Printzess suits for the ladies start at $18.50. Sheridan County Electric Co. has the six-pound Hotpoint electric iron, a $4.50 value, for sale for $3 cash. The banks of Sheridan have announced

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A Look Back in Time: April 21, 1917

A Look Back in Time: April 21, 1917

Mrs. O.L. Wertman in Sheridan has received a letter from Cheyenne announcing that Wyoming has won first place in sales per capita of Red Cross stamps at Christmas time. Sheridan was third in sales behind Cheyenne and Casper. The street department has started flushing the sidewalks on Main street every

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A Look Back in Time: April 19, 1917

A Look Back in Time: April 19, 1917

The 142nd anniversary of Lexington and Concord, the opening battle of the revolutionary war, was celebrated in Sheridan this afternoon with the blowing of whistles and ringing of bells. Patriotic exercises were held in the schools. The demonstration started at 2 o’clock and lasted five minutes. There will be four

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A Look Back in Time: April 18, 1917

A Look Back in Time: April 18, 1917

Twenty patriotic young women of Sheridan high school have volunteered their services to make a canvass of the city Saturday to raise funds for the Sheridan County Patriotic fund. Each of the boys who have left Sheridan to go to the navy have been presented with a $10 gold piece,

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A Look Back in Time: April 17, 1917

A Look Back in Time: April 17, 1917

The town of Monarch has formed a patriotic fund and will present a gift of $10 to each man who enlists from Monarch. Five men from the camp have already received the $10 gift. The people of the town plan to give a dance and entertainment soon, with all proceeds

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A Look Back in Time: April 16, 1917

A Look Back in Time: April 16, 1917

Yesterday was a great day for Sheridan. In spite of drizzling rain, a great throng of patriotic people packed the station platform to cheer the naval recruits on their way. There were 24 young men representing Sheridan and nearly every one of the other towns in the county. D.W. Jones,

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A Look Back in Time: April 15, 1917

A Look Back in Time: April 15, 1917

Sheridan Fur and Tanning Co. takes all kinds of hides and makes horse and cattle hides into coats and laprobes. The company does all kinds of fur repairing and remodeling, as well as taxidermy work. Mrs. M. Slomo, 303 N. Main, entertained at a session of bridge earlier this week.

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A Look Back in Time: April 13, 1917

A Look Back in Time: April 13, 1917

W.E. Thompson, the wrestler who is to meet Eklund at the Orpheum on April 30, attended last night’s meeting of the Sheridan Athletic association, and gave those at the meeting instructions in the science of wrestling. He will give an exhibition at the gymnasium Monday night. B. Gross & Co.

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A Look Back in Time: April 12, 1917

A Look Back in Time: April 12, 1917

South Omaha livestock boosters, comprised of the commission men of that city, are expected in Sheridan some time Monday. The group is now on its annual swing through the range cattle states of the west. A jury decided late yesterday afternoon that Mrs. Ella Long wasn’t entitled to any damages

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A Look Back in Time: April 11, 1917

A Look Back in Time: April 11, 1917

Sheridan will join a nation-wide patriotic demonstration on April 19 to commemorate the 142nd anniversary of the Battle of Lexington, the opening battle of the Revolutionary War in 1775. Programs emphasizing the ride of Paul Revere, the intrepid patriot who warned the minute men of the approaching British, will be

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A Look Back in Time: April 10, 1917

A Look Back in Time: April 10, 1917

All the men who left Sheridan Saturday to enlist in the navy passed the final examination at Salt Lake City, according to a telegram received by Mate D.L. Walter. The men were sent immediately to San Francisco. Two first aid classes in Red Cross work have been organized as a

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A Look Back in Time: April 9, 1917

A Look Back in Time: April 9, 1917

The timely discovery of a spike driven between the ends of the rails on the main line of the Burlington track near Acme yesterday saved Engine 41 from being wrecked. The spike was discovered by a man who was walking along the track between Acme and Alger. Flood conditions prevail

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A Look Back in Time: April 8, 1917

A Look Back in Time: April 8, 1917

All of Sheridan’s churches will observe Easter with elaborate services today with the exception of the Presbyterian church, where there will be no services except the Sunday school classes. The reason is the illness of the pastor, Dr. Long. From a standing start on high gear, the Jeffery six automobile

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A Look Back in Time: April 7, 1917

A Look Back in Time: April 7, 1917

Eighteen young men, Sheridan’s first contingent to answer the call of the country, are on their way to San Francisco to enter the naval training station. More than 2,000 people joined in the mighty cheer that arose as the train pulled out. Mrs. Harold Rychard entertained a congenial company at

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A Look Back in Time: April 6, 1917

A Look Back in Time: April 6, 1917

A dozen young men leaped to their feet at the same instant last night when the call came for volunteers for the navy at the patriotic meeting. The vast audience that packed the Orpheum theater to the doors voted its approval in a mighty roar of applause. W.H. Garwood and

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A Look Back in Time: April 5, 1917

A Look Back in Time: April 5, 1917

William Brandt, aged 22, was instantly killed at the Model mine at 10 o’clock last night when he fell on a rotary coal cutting saw. Sheridan Elks last night, at a meeting in which an intense spirit of patriotism prevailed, adopted a war resolution reciting the indignities to which this

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A Look Back in Time: April 4, 1917

A Look Back in Time: April 4, 1917

An inquest over the body of Harry Little was conducted by Dr. C.E. Stevenson, county coroner, at Reed’s undertaking parlors today. Mr. Little was shot and killed by Jim Taylor near the LX Bar ranch Monday. The sheriff and the coroner returned last night, bringing the prisoner and the body

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A Look Back in Time: April 3, 1917

A Look Back in Time: April 3, 1917

Lee Bybee, the 18-year-old son of Charles G. Bybee on Emerson street, suffered a severe sprain of his knee when he was thrown from the delivery car of the Star Grocery Sunday afternoon. The accident occurred on Broadway just north of the bridge. E.F. Burton, state dairy demonstrator, intends to

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