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 was knocked down by the shock but was not rendered unconscious. He was cared for by Dr. Marshall and No. 19 was held in order that he might be taken to the Union Pacific hospital in Cheyenne. Mr. Mercer’s sons, Lester and Doris Mercer, accompanied the injured man to Cheyenne and on their return the first of last week reported that he was...