A Look Back in Time: Aug. 14, 1918

A Look Back in Time: Aug. 14, 1918

C.S. Mills returned yesterday from an eight-day camping trip in the mountains on Tongue river. A few more soldiers returned from Fort Riley, Kansas, yesterday on agricultural furloughs. F.D. McGregor is in the city from Clearmont. Edith K.O. Clark, who is state superintendent of public instruction, is in Sheridan visiting

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A Look Back in Time: Aug. 13, 1918

A Look Back in Time: Aug. 13, 1918

The Sheridan Wyoming Canteen depot, which is being operated under the auspices of the Red Cross, had its initial opening yesterday afternoon when 126 soldiers passed through the city. The body of the baby found on Aug. 5 on the Frank Williams place below Acme on Tongue River remains unclaimed.

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A Look Back in Time: Aug. 12, 1918

A Look Back in Time: Aug. 12, 1918

Fifteen soldiers have returned to Sheridan county from Fort Riley, Kansas, on agricultural furloughs ranging from the middle of September to Oct. 7. Fourteen returned on No. 41, and Fred Skinner returned last night on No. 43. County Clerk Withrow has issued no marriage licenses for several days. There was

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A Look Back in Time: Aug. 11, 1918

A Look Back in Time: Aug. 11, 1918

Scores of Sheridanites and people from the Big Horn district are expected to attend the polo game at the Polo ranch near Big Horn today. The match will be between the Sunflowers and Magpies. No entry fee will be charged, but a collection will be taken up for Mr. and

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A Look Back in Time: Aug. 10, 1918

A Look Back in Time: Aug. 10, 1918

Five women and 10 men left Sheridan in cars this afternoon for the A. Eads ranch on Prairie Dog creek, in the first attempt of the Four O’Clock crews to aid farmers living within a radius of 10 miles of the city with their crops. Mr. and Mrs. George A.

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A Look Back in Time: Aug. 8, 1918

A Look Back in Time: Aug. 8, 1918

J.T. Bacon, former manager of the Sheridan Gas Company, says if the plant is junked, as is the reported plan of the Denver bonding house that controls the plant, Sheridan will be given a black eye that will discourage any other gas company from engaging in business here for years

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A Look Back in Time: Aug. 7, 1918

A Look Back in Time: Aug. 7, 1918

Two soldiers well-known in Sheridan have been wounded in action in the war in Europe. They are Lt. Clyde B. Matteson of Buffalo and Sgt. B.H. Robbins. Hollis G. McBride and Leonard L. Spracklin will leave tomorrow for Fort Logan, Colo., having volunteered their services for the field artillery. Both

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A Look Back in Time: July 27, 1918

A Look Back in Time: July 27, 1918

Persons desiring to enter livestock, poultry or agricultural products in the Wyoming state fair may secure copies of the fair premium books from the Commercial Club rooms in Sheridan. The state fair will be held Sept. 9-14, and the Sheridan County commissioners have voted to send an agricultural exhibit to

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A Look Back in Time: July 26, 1918

A Look Back in Time: July 26, 1918

L.G. Bayless is in the city from Buffalo, attending to business. Mr. and Mrs. Dabney Scales, whose ranch home is near the Burns’ O.T.O. ranch, are in the city for a few days. A German head protector is on exhibit in one of the windows of the Bank of Commerce.

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A Look Back in Time: July 24, 1918

A Look Back in Time: July 24, 1918

Sheridan did herself proud this morning in giving one of the greatest ovations yet, according to departing soldiers, when 84 men entrained for Fort Riley, Kansas, on their first lap to Berlin. For the first time in years, the people of Sheridan are having plenty of water both for agricultural

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A Look Back in Time: July 23, 1918

A Look Back in Time: July 23, 1918

News was received in the city this morning that another Sheridan boy, Leo Mooney, was on the ill-fated San Diego when the ship was presumably sunk by a mine. Mooney’s mother received a wire stating that he had been wounded by the explosion but that he had been landed ashore.

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A Look Back in Time: July 22, 1918

A Look Back in Time: July 22, 1918

Sergeant Matthew Wayman, who has seen action for 33 months with the Canadian forces in France, spoke last night to a Chautauqua audience which set a record for Chautauqua attendance in Sheridan. Steve Harper was in the city from Banner yesterday. T.S. Currie was in the city yesterday from Ranchester.

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A Look Back in Time: July 21, 1918

A Look Back in Time: July 21, 1918

Sheridan county will soon send the largest draft contingent since the opening of the war. Eighty-four men – 70 from Sheridan county and 14 from outside boards – will entrain on No. 42 for Fort Riley, Kansas, on July 24. The Western Hotel Cafe special spring chicken dinner is $1

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A Look Back in Time: July 20, 1918

A Look Back in Time: July 20, 1918

United States Senator John B. Kendrick arrived in Sheridan last night to spend several days at his house and look after his extensive ranch interests while congress is recessed. Trains No. 42 and 11 arrived in Sheridan simultaneously today, No. 42 arriving four hours late. Elizabeth Rasmussen and Mrs. Sophie

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A Look Back in Time: July 19, 1918

A Look Back in Time: July 19, 1918

The First Biennial Convention of the Wyoming State Federation of Labor is about to come to a close in Sheridan. For the past four days the convention has been a most decisive success, attending to business affairs and with entertainments of the highest degree. Mayor M.B. Camplin ordered bells and

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A Look Back in Time: July 18, 1918

A Look Back in Time: July 18, 1918

Sixteen men will entrain tomorrow from Sheridan to Fort Logan, Colorado. The quota calls for 20 men, but four have already been transferred to other places. Edward P. Taylor, federal director of labor for the state of Wyoming, is in Sheridan from Cheyenne and has completed plans for the opening

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A Look Back in Time: July 17, 1918

A Look Back in Time: July 17, 1918

Those attending the State Federation of Labor convention in Sheridan will be taken for a street car ride over the city lines and a trip to the mines tomorrow night between 5 and 6 o’clock. A band will accompany the joyful party. The Chatauqua opened in Sheridan this afternoon with

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A Look Back in Time: July 16, 1918

A Look Back in Time: July 16, 1918

Fine footwear is priced from $5 to $7 at Palmer-Epplin Co., 26 North Main in Sheridan. Mrs. Blanche Alexander Rice, county superintendent of schools, has returned to Sheridan from the state university at Laramie, where she attended the summer school conference of rural teachers. She is very enthusiastic over Sheridan

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A Look Back in Time: July 15, 1918

A Look Back in Time: July 15, 1918

The stage is set for one of the most notable conventions ever held in Wyoming – that of the First Biennial Convention of the Wyoming State Federation of Labor. The event will convene in the new Eagles Hall in Sheridan at 10 o’clock tomorrow morning. L.H. Buchner, a conductor on

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A Look Back in Time: July 14, 1918

A Look Back in Time: July 14, 1918

One of the biggest land deals ever recorded in Sheridan county has just been consummated, with the purchase by M.R. Newinger of the William Goodill ranch. Purchase price is $150,000 for the ranch, which is situated two miles from Banner. Several Sheridan people plan to go to Cheyenne this week

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