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100 years ago

July 24, 1914

Frontier Days, a cowboy festival at Cheyenne, Wyoming, which was the first and continues the greatest of such events, is an annual “Wild West” show a hundred times greater and more thrilling than the greatest of the “tent” shows. Frontier Days is given annually, the dates this year being August 18, 19, 20 and 21. It cost $50,000 to stage it, of which sum $25,000 is paid in prizes to contestants in the world’s championship rough-riding, steer-roping and other events. People come from every civilized country to attend: the contestants are drawn from all...



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