A Look Back in Time: Jan. 28, 1914

Now, here's Sheridan Media's journey back in time to one hundred years ago, with reporter Pat Blair giving the daily news from The Sheridan Enterprise newspaper on Jan. 28,1914.


The county-wide Farm Institute continues with programs in Ranchester, Clearmont and Sheridan. Ranchester folks are hearing presentations on “Live Stock and Common Sense,” colics in horses, “Bacteria and the Public” and breeds of live stock.

In Clearmont, presentations will include a program on hogs, crop improvement, silos for Wyoming, and forage crops and dry-farm problems. The Sheridan presentations will look at practical feeding of milk cows and judging dairy cows and dairy bulls.

Funeral services for Sterling Metz, the 15-year-old son of Judge and Mrs. W.S. Metz, were held yesterday at the family's home. The boy died Jan. 23 in Los Angeles, California, after a long illness dating to the previous summer. His parents had taken him to California in hopes that the warmer climate would be beneficial. He was a student at the Coffeen Avenue school.

Police Chief Breen says new uniforms for the city's police force have been shipped from Chicago. They're expected to arrive here by the end of the week.

The City Restaurant has been sold to a company headed by Charles A. Champion. The new owners say the restaurant will be placed under entirely new management.

Richard W. Smyth at the Great Western Hotel has announced the Garford-40, a seven-passenger vehicle, is now in rental service. Those wanting to rent the vehicle are asked to call 96 to make arrangements. This is Pat Blair with a look back at Jan. 28, 1914.

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