Looking Back


100 years ago

March 20, 1914

“Pine Bluffs, Wyo., March 14 — Because the unprecedented fall of snow early last December crushed down grasses in the district which had not yet cured, horses are dying from “forage poisoning.” Mold formed on the crushed grass and now is poisoning horses. The heaviest loser in this district is E.J. Dillon, five of whose horses have succumbed.”

The above “Special” appeared in bot the Cheyenne and Denver papers. The fact of the matter is the Cheyenne papers got the article from last week’s Kimball Observer; the Associated Press forwarded the articl...

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