A Look Back in Time: Dec. 11, 1918

A Look Back in Time: Dec. 11, 1918

Forty fatherless children in France must be adopted by Sheridan county residents, according to a quota assigned to this locality. Several families have agreed to contribute the required amount to adopt a French child for a year. Subscriptions for the annual charity fund of the Salvation Army are to be

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A Look Back in Time: Dec. 10, 1918

A Look Back in Time: Dec. 10, 1918

Seven applicants have passed muster and secured acceptance of their applications for naturalization in Sheridan county. Seven divorce cases have been dropped into the district court hopper within the past week. The strain encountered by anyone seeking to rent houses in Sheridan continues unabated. As a result of a shooting

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A Look Back in Time: Dec. 9, 1918

A Look Back in Time: Dec. 9, 1918

Judge Burgess opened the December term of district court this morning. Ten thousand acres of state and school lands were offered for sale at the Sheridan county courthouse this morning. About 100 bidders were present in addition to an immense crowd of spectators. All stores are crowded with Christmas shoppers.

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A Look Back in Time: Dec. 8, 1918

A Look Back in Time: Dec. 8, 1918

A farm bureau was organized in Sheridan County at a meeting yesterday. E.C. Bowman was elected temporary chairman, and M. Moncreiffe temporary secretary. Both men are from Big Horn. A prisoner being escorted from Sherman, Texas, to Sheridan by Sheriff Mossberg jumped out of a toilet window of a passenger

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Now that the drive for united war-work funds is over, the Loyalty League will take up a drive again for the sale of war saving stamps in Sheridan County. An effort will especially be made to collect upon pledges already given. Administrators of the Whitney estate have been paid by

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A Look Back in Time: Dec. 6, 1918

A Look Back in Time: Dec. 6, 1918

Just as he was leaving town last night, J. Herschel Charles was taken into custody by Deputy Sheriff Blackbourn to answer to a homicide charge pending against him at Elijah, Georgia. Since his arrest, he has told officers of the sheriff’s force that he did kill a man in Elijah

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A Look Back in Time: Dec. 5, 1918

A Look Back in Time: Dec. 5, 1918

More than 5,000 men were enrolled for the draft in Sheridan county before the war ended, according to a detailed report of the local draft board. Steve Stolza entered a plea of guilty to petit larceny in Justice Hoop’s court yesterday afternoon. He was charged with taking a suitcase belonging

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A Look Back in Time: Dec. 4, 1918

A Look Back in Time: Dec. 4, 1918

Nearly 3.2 million tons of coal have been mined this year in the northern Wyoming district. Of that, nearly 2 million tons have come from Sheridan county. District court will open for the term in Sheridan next Monday with a rather extensive docket on both the civil and criminal sides.

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A Look Back in Time: Dec. 3, 1918

A Look Back in Time: Dec. 3, 1918

Quick work by Miss Dorris Kooi and her automobile undoubtedly prevented a serious railroad accident yesterday forenoon by beating out a runaway car of coal at the end of an eight-mile spin on a downgrade. Four cases of influenza were reported to County Health Officer Hurd yesterday, and one death

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A Look Back in Time: Dec. 2, 1918

A Look Back in Time: Dec. 2, 1918

Most of the morning session of the city council was consumed in a discussion of an application of the Warren company for an extension of time to complete the paving on Residence hill. Under the contract entered into on June 24, paving was to have been completed by Dec. 1,

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A Look Back in Time: Dec. 1, 1918

A Look Back in Time: Dec. 1, 1918

All of Sheridan’s hotels are full tonight, although nothing special is going on to attract visitors. One of the hotel people reported he could fill 25 more rooms if he had them. Miss Dot Bard, daughter of C.W. Bard and a popular employee of the First National Bank in Sheridan,

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A Look Back in Time: Nov. 30, 1918

A Look Back in Time: Nov. 30, 1918

Owing to the manifest abatement of the influenza epidemic, the influenza committee of the Sheridan County Red Cross chapter has been discontinued. Inasmuch as restrictions upon all other public meetings have been abandoned, friends will hereafter be involved in attendance at funerals. Brewing of beer and other malt beverages will

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A Look Back in Time: Nov. 29, 1918

A Look Back in Time: Nov. 29, 1918

In a letter from her son, Jimmy Snyder, from beyond the seas, Mrs. Lottie Hume of Sheridan learned today of the death of her other son, Max Snyder, killed in action somewhere in France. The Red Cross emergency hospital was closed today after several weeks’ active use in treating influenza.

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A Look Back in Time: Nov. 28, 1918

A Look Back in Time: Nov. 28, 1918

W. Diggs, the section hand held for the killing of T.J. Hunt, a fellow laborer at Arvada last Sunday, professes to be a preacher and gives evidence of being a religious zealot. Paving operations on Residence Hill have been abandoned for the winter season. The Thanksgiving service at St. Peter’s

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A Look Back in Time: Nov. 26, 1918

A Look Back in Time: Nov. 26, 1918

With the exception of a few odds and ends expected from county precincts, the drive for united war work funds in Sheridan county is closed. The county’s contribution to the war fund exceeds $28,500. The premium lists for the seventh annual show of the Northern Wyoming Poultry Association are out,

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A Look Back in Time: Nov. 26, 1918

A Look Back in Time: Nov. 26, 1918

With the exception of a few odds and ends expected from county precincts, the drive for united war work funds in Sheridan county is closed. The county’s contribution to the war fund exceeds $28,500. The premium lists for the seventh annual show of the Northern Wyoming Poultry Association are out,

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A Look Back in Time: Nov. 25, 1918

A Look Back in Time: Nov. 25, 1918

John Booz of Parkman is registered at the Western hotel. Mrs. R.T. Williams of Tongue River has received word of the advancement of her son, Alfred Williams, to the position of lieutenant in the engineering corps. Mr. Williams has been in training at Camp Humphreys, Virginia. Three Sheridan chicken fanciers

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A Look Back in Time: Nov. 23, 1918

A Look Back in Time: Nov. 23, 1918

For the first time since Oct. 10, the date of the first death from influenza in Sheridan, the churches will be opened tomorrow for divine worship. A perfectly good $2,500 “tombstone” has been smashed to smithereens at the corner of Loucks and Main streets, and the Montana concern that installed

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A Look Back in Time: Nov. 22, 1918

A Look Back in Time: Nov. 22, 1918

The war fund drive is to close, and committees must make a final report on Monday. State Food Administrator Theodore Diers is host today at a conference in Sheridan of most of the county administrators and some of the leading ladies connected with food administration work in Sheridan. Owing to

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A Look Back in Time: Nov. 21, 1918

A Look Back in Time: Nov. 21, 1918

Mrs. E.N. Campbell of 117 North Scott street issued a public statement today setting forth her claim of having been healed by Divine Power. Mrs. Campbell claims that her heart stopped for four minutes, and that prayers by members of her family resurrected her from death. Six new cases of

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