A Look Back in Time: Feb. 18, 1914

Now here's Sheridan Media's look back in time, to 100 years ago, by reporter Pat Blair as published in the Sheridan Enterprise newspaper on Feb. 18, 1914.

G.W. Perry, owner of the National Wool Warehouse and Storage company here in Sheridan has received good news from company officials in Boston. The officials say the price is wool is bound to go up within a short time.

Fire Chief Rutherford said an inspection of the greater part of the city has revealed that many people are disregarding a city ordinance regarding the care of ash cans. The ordinance provides that no person shall throw ashes or rubbish in the streets and alleys, or on the ground around the ash can. The chief says violations of the law are creating a fire hazard.

Kooi egg coal is $2.40 a ton, and lump coal is $3. Phone 26 to place an order.

Mrs. George Austin entertained the art club yesterday. After an hour of fancy work, a dainty two-course luncheon was served.

The Women's Progressive Club of Sheridan rendered its first entertainment at the Second Baptist Church. T.H. Nelson gave a talk on the foundation of the Afro-American Women's Club and club founder, Mrs. Sojourner Truth.

For Sheridan Media, this is Pat Blair, with a look at Sheridan County on Feb. 18, 1914.

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