A Look Back in Time: Jan. 16, 1914

Now here's Sheridan Media's journey back in time report from one hundred years ago.

Here's what The Sheridan Enterprise newspaper reported on this day, Jan. 16 of 1914.

The city clerk announced that only 15 dog licenses had been issued so far this year. He warned dog owners that if they didn't license their animals, the dog catcher would be told to “do his duty.”

The Sheridan Commercial Club's secretary Steele led a group to the John R. Stephenson Ranch on Prairie Dog to photograph the large number of mules being raised there. The pictures would be used in promoting Sheridan County.

The defense of William Hawkins, who was charged with killing his wife, said the man was trying to save his daughter's reputation.

Judge M.M. Reeves was in Sheridan, visiting from Ranchester. He told a reporter that Ranchester was still the liveliest town in the county.

The Golden Rule store on Main Street announced its Great Anniversary Sale. Calico was 44 cents a yard, and shawl-collar sweaters, which regularly cost $1, were now 37 cents. Ladies' gloves were 23 cents, and men's leather mittens were 19 cents.

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