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100 YEARS AGO July 12, 1917 STABBING AFFRAY Warren Flint of Kimball was seriously hurt last Friday morning when he was stabbed in a fight with two parties from Kimball named Richardson and Rose. It is not known which stabbed Flint. The wound was in...

 

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100 YEARS AGO July 5, 1917 WOMEN TO REGISTER Cheyenne---In a proclamation by acting Governor Frank L. Houx, Thursday,July 17, was designated registration day for all the women of Wyoming at which time all the women of the state are called upon to reg...

 

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100 YEARS AGO June 28, 1917 MILLION DOLLAR RAIN YESTERDAY A fine shower of rain Tuesday night, which extended nearly over the entire county tributary to Pine Bluffs, relieved the dry period that had about set in. In some places there was hail and a...

 

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100 YEARS AGO June 21, 1917 PROGRAM FOR CHAUTAUQUA At a meeting of the Chautauqua committee held Saturday evening at the Commercial Club rooms, an additional committee was named to have charge of the introduction program on the afternoon of the first...

 

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100 YEARS AGO June 14, 1917 FARMERS BANK HOLDS OPENING The formal opening of the Farmers State Bank last Saturday was a successful event in every feature. Cashier A. B. Mitchell had delayed the opening until he felt sure that every detail of the new...

 

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100 YEARS AGO June 7, 1917 NO FEARS OF ZEPPELIN ATTACKS Although it would be a daring aviator who would attempt to cross the Atlantic for a night air attack on Washington, if some intrepid German Zeppelin commander should attempt the feat he will...

 

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100 YEARS AGO May 31, 1917 MARRIED MEN TO BE DRAFTED Washington, May 30---Marriage will not save a man from selection. Only those with dependants will be exempted, and even in their case this applies to the first call only. This was made plain at...

 

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100 YEARS AGO May 24, 1917 U.S.TROOPS TO GO TO FRANCE Washington May 21---President Wilson signed the conscription bill after rejecting that section of the measure which would permit Col. Theodore Roosevelt to organize volunteer divisions. President...

 

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100 YEARS AGO May 17, 1917 BRITISH AIRMEN ROUT 14 GERMANS British Headquarters, France---Out of the high thin air, where the flying birdmen fly in a sort of dream world of adventure, have come within the last few days still more wondrous stories of...

 

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100 YEARS AGO May 10, 1917 DRAFT LAW NOW IN EFFECT Washington---Instructions concerning the methods of carrying into effect the mandates of the army draft have been issued by the War Department. Responsible officials will be governed by the...

 
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100 YEARS AGO April 26, 1917...

 

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100 YEARS AGO April 19, 1917 WILSON ISSUES CALL TO CITIZENS The whole nation was called upon for war service in a formal proclamation issued by President Wilson last night. Declaring that “mere fighting will be fruitless,” the president demanded...

 

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100 YEARS AGO April 12, 1917 On Monday afternoon, one of the most enjoyable parties of the season was given at the home of Mr. and Mrs. George Karlstrum in honor of Miss Elaine Karlstrum, who had then reached the first milestone of her life. A large...

 

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100 YEARS AGO March 29, 1917 S. M. C. Mercer, last Friday afternoon, sustained a fracture of the skull when he was struck by a box car in the local yards. Mr. Mercer was employed at the coal chutes and was injured while in pursuit of his duties. He...

 

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100 YEARS AGO March 22, 1917 The new law in regard to motor vehicles includes motorcycles as well as automobiles. It becomes effective March 28, 1917, and after that date all motorcycles owned and operated in Wyoming must be registered in the office...

 

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100 YEARS AGO March 15, 1917 After an enforced vacation of nearly two weeks, caused by the prevalence of measles, the schools of Pine Bluffs resumed their studies Wednesday morning. The attendance was very light, owing to the fact that many of the...

 

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100 YEARS AGO March 8, 1917 At a meeting of the stockholders of the People’s Telephone Company held last Thursday, it was voted to sell the stock of the company to H. H. Whaley. Accordingly, Mr. Whaley is now nearly the sole owner of the stock of...

 

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100 YEARS AGO March 1, 1917 SPEEDERS ANSWER TO COURT A short but interesting session of Judge Mann’s court was held yesterday morning, the occasion being a sort of reception to automobile speeders. Six defendants were found guilty, paying $7 apiece...

 

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100 YEARS AGO Feb. 22, 1917 EIGHT ARRESTS FOR HORSE STEALING Wholesale arrests have been made during the last week on charges of horse stealing. The arrests followed a long period of investigation and detective work on the part of the sheriff’s...

 

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100 YEARS AGO Feb. 15, 1917 Every member of society owes a debt to the public. Every live town that expects to accomplish much cannot afford to be without a Commercial Club. There are duties of a public nature that if not done through an...

 

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100 YEARS AGO Feb. 8, 1917 The post office will observe the regular Sunday hours on Monday, on account of Lincoln’s birthday. Frand Land this week sold sixteen hogs for $539.35. There were two sows with litters and the pigs were just 9 months old...

 

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100 YEARS AGO Jan. 25,1917 The employees of the C. W. Johnson store have been busy unpacking new spring goods. The shipments just received consist mostly of hats and shirts in the new spring styles. While the weather at the moment seems a little unse...

 

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100 YEARS AGO Jan. 25,1917 Earl Rohman, 20-years-old, whose home is in Detroit, Mich., and who has been working on different farms in this vicinity for more than a year, was arrested Wednesday evening at Albin, charged with the theft of a saddle...

 

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