A Look Back in Time: Sept. 19, 1917

A Look Back in Time: Sept. 19, 1917

Final details were settled this morning for the celebration of Sheridan County in honor of the men departing for the National Army. Festivities are to open Saturday night with a banquet at the Western Hotel at 7:30. Arthur N. Nelson and Bertha V. Mooney, youngest daughter of Mrs. A. Mooney

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A Look Back in Time: Sept. 18, 1917

A Look Back in Time: Sept. 18, 1917

The agricultural exhibit from Sheridan County was awarded more than $244 cash premiums, 34 blue ribbons, 29 seconds and 16 thirds at the State Fair in Douglas last week. The Sheridan County commissioners have directed that the cash premiums and ribbons be given to the farmers making the winning entries.

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A Look Back in Time: Sept. 17, 1917

A Look Back in Time: Sept. 17, 1917

Teachers and pupils of the High School held a special celebration at 2 o’clock this afternoon in commemoration of the 130th anniversary of the adoption of the constitution. Pupils began by singing “America,” then Miss Dougherty performed most pleasingly on the cornet. A fire in Ranchester yesterday morning destroyed some

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A Look Back in Time: Sept. 16, 1917

A Look Back in Time: Sept. 16, 1917

On or about Sept. 20, a government inspection of horses and mules of all classes for army service will be held at the Burlington stock yards. Watch for details. The first citizenship classes will be held at 7 p.m. Tuesday in the annex to the Central School. Professor J.J. Early

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A Look Back in Time: Sept. 15, 1917

A Look Back in Time: Sept. 15, 1917

Four large packing cases were sent to Denver from the Red Cross work rooms this week, which is one packing case more than was sent at the same time last month. Besides the work room and gauze room, the knitting room is now a very prominent feature in the Red

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A Look Back in Time: Sept. 14, 1917

A Look Back in Time: Sept. 14, 1917

The Elks show, “A Night in a Cabaret,” at the Orpheum last night attracted a large crowd and was enthusiastically received. The local Red Cross chapter will give a dance at the Elks Hall tonight for the benefit of the Red Cross work. Admission will be $1 for each person.

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A Look Back in Time: Sept. 13, 1917

A Look Back in Time: Sept. 13, 1917

The Sheridan Commercial Club, working through a committee, will take full charge of celebrations in honor of the second contingent of men to be sent to the National Army next Wednesday. A banquet will be held for the departing soldiers at about 7 p.m. Tuesday. Mr. James J. Withrow, county

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A Look Back in Time: Sept. 12, 1917

A Look Back in Time: Sept. 12, 1917

Miss Dorrin Harris and Mr. Harry Brickner were married last night in the home of the bride’s brother, Mr. Jay Harris, at 230 Canby Street. Rev. Arthur J. Aikins of the Christian Church was the officiant. The happy couple left on the midnight train for Hot Springs, Neb. The Northern

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A Look Back in Time: Sept. 11, 1917

A Look Back in Time: Sept. 11, 1917

The Kennedy-Spencer Auto Co. has a good ranchman’s car for sale for $200. The vehicle is powerful and would make a fine truck. Call 180 or 635 for more information. Mr. George Scales went to Denver today on a business trip. Vaughn H. Baker, one of the Sheridan boys on

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A Look Back in Time: Sept. 10, 1917

A Look Back in Time: Sept. 10, 1917

Mr. M. Steele, of 337 Coffeen Avenue, had his new Mitchell car stolen early this morning. The door of the garage was forced open and the car driven away some time between 1:30 and 7 a.m. A proposition from J.W. Kirkpatrick to sell the city lot 4, block 32, Neilson

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A Look Back in Time: Sept. 9, 1917

A Look Back in Time: Sept. 9, 1917

The new fall silks are at Reed’s, priced from 39 cents to $3.50 a yard. Reed’s also has new fall suits starting at $22.50, and a wonderful showing of coats starting at $15. The city has removed restrictions as to hours for sprinkling. Sprinkling through a hose with a nozzle

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A Look Back in Time: Sept. 8, 1917

A Look Back in Time: Sept. 8, 1917

The Sheridan Sugar Company is now accepting applications for the fall campaign. Miss Eula Williams entertained a jolly high school bunch at a dancing party tonight complimentary to her cousin, Manville Kendrick, who leaves for school. Mrs. A.J. Tucker gave a party today for her son, Junior, who is a

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A Look Back in Time: Sept. 7, 1917

A Look Back in Time: Sept. 7, 1917

The Red Cross work room will be open on Monday nights at 7 o’clock starting on Sept. 10. Everything is now under way for the great polo game to be held next Sunday at the Malcolm Moncreiffe Polo Grounds at Big Horn. The game is to benefit the Red Cross

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A Look Back in Time: Sept. 6, 1917

A Look Back in Time: Sept. 6, 1917

Two men, Sheridan’s first quota for the National Army, left yesterday afternoon for American Lake, Wash. Not a single city official or representative of the business interests of the town was at the depot to wish the boys Godspeed. Marie and Eleanor Jensen leave Sheridan today to resume their school

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A Look Back in Time: Sept. 5, 1917

A Look Back in Time: Sept. 5, 1917

Peter Kooi and M.F. Peltier, presidents respectively of the Kooi and Monarch coal companies of Sheridan County, left this afternoon for Washington D.C. to represent the coal operators of this district regarding the new schedule of prices in the food and supply control bill. Mrs. E.M. Cross left this afternoon

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A Look Back in Time: Sept. 4, 1917

A Look Back in Time: Sept. 4, 1917

Thirty-two of the younger social set of Sheridan were guests at a perfectly arranged dancing party at the Kroger home Saturday night. Miss Helen Kroger was the hostess. S.J. Davis from the Pass creek country is in Sheridan on a business trip. Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Arrison and children are

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A Look Back in Time: Sept. 3, 1917

A Look Back in Time: Sept. 3, 1917

The Labor Day celebration at the Monarch-Carneyville Union Grounds today was a marked success. All day long, happy crowds thronged the grounds, enjoying a unique outing in the perfect weather. The Knights of Pythias won the afternoon ball game 7 to 5 over the Baby Dolls of Carneyville. Forty or

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A Look Back in Time: Sept. 2, 1917

A Look Back in Time: Sept. 2, 1917

Coats are $15 and up, suits $19 and up at Stevens, Fryberger & Co., Sheridan’s New York Store. The store will be closed all day tomorrow in observance of Labor Day. A polo game for the benefit of the Red Cross will take place a week from today at the

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A Look Back in Time: Sept. 1, 1917

A Look Back in Time: Sept. 1, 1917

Mr. Earl Edward Garbutt, only son of Mr. and Mrs. C.W. Garbutt of Sheridan, and Miss Frances Elizabeth Rowe, only daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Rowe of Washington, were married today at Berkeley, Cal. Mr. Garbutt is a member of the Aviation Section of the United States Army. Mrs.

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A Look Back in Time: Aug. 31, 1917

A Look Back in Time: Aug. 31, 1917

Everything is in readiness for the 37th annual session of the Sheridan city schools, which will start on Sept. 4. The new Linden building is completed and ready for occupancy. The highest honor yet to be conferred on any man from Sheridan has come to Harry G. Camplin, who has

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