Peek at the Past
September 19, 2019
100 Years Ago
September 19, 1919
J.A. Barrett of Oshoto, deputy assessor, and wife assumed charge of the Sundance Hotel on Monday of this week under lease from Col. Ripley. Mr. Barrett is said to be a man of considerable experience in the business and this no doubt bespeaks his success.
Senator T.A. Dunn and Judge E.C. Raymond are on the program for speeches at Moorcroft next Friday at the unveiling of the bronze tablet in honor of the ex-service men of that locality. The tablet has a roll of 133 names and will be placed in the front of the city hall. A meeting of the ex-service men is announced immediately following the dedication exercises to organize a branch of the American Legion.
75 Years Ago
September 21, 1944
Opening the 1944 football season, the Sundance Bulldogs will play at Newcastle Friday night. With only 5 regulars of last year on hand, the prospects look dim, but one of the largest squads of recent years is fighting for the privilege of being on the first string and their pep and enthusiasm gives promise of their developing into a good team says Coach Bob Scholoredt. Last year’s players are Robert Fraser, Richard Snider, Junior Yeoman, Tommy Seeley, Carl Reimer, Bobby and Lyle Donaldson, Francis Wells, Eldon Roadifer, Leonard Fall and Dick and Jay Durfee.
50 Years Ago
September 18, 1969
A group of residents appeared before the Hulett Town Council and protested the actions of several persons during the late evening and early morning hours. The delegation asked that a full-time marshal be hired or that a night marshal be hired from midnight to 6 a.m.
A proposed route in Crook County for the 1970 Girl Scout Covered Wagon Trek was examined recently by area leaders. The trek covers a route in the Bear Lodge between the Missouri Buttes and Lake Cook. Sixteen girls from Wyoming and four girls from out of state will make the trip next summer.
25 Years Ago
September 22, 1994
The simple elegance of a horse-drawn buggy provided the perfect setting for the Sundance High School royal couple, Stephanie Drake and Jason Farver during Friday’s homecoming parade. The homecoming king and queen rode in a buggy pulled by Nicole Hutchinson’s horse and driven by Clay Hutchinson.