Pine Bluffs Post - Serving all of Eastern Laramie County since 1908

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100 years ago

August 7, 1914

Cheyenne, Wyo., Aug. 4.-The Wyoming Humane Society has decided that steer-roping, old style, shall be permitted at the Frontier Days celebration at Cheyenne August 18, 19, 29 and 21. This means that the world’s championship steer-roping contest will be the most strenuous sports of this famous show for “old style” rules provide that the steer must be “busted” after he is caught.

There is no more thrilling spectacle, and none more amazing to the unitiated, than that of a 150 pound cowboy on a 900 horse causing a 1300 pound steer to turn a somersault in...

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