Continuing the Crook County News Since 1884

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100 Years Ago

August 26, 1920

Streets Commissioner Hooper has been doing some good work the past few days in cutting out some of the bumps on street crossings. The prevailing wind storms had swept away the filling, leaving crossings too high for safe travel. A rock ballast is being laid, covered with an earth filling.

Habeas Corpus proceedings brought by attorneys for Frank Hickey on a charge of the murder of Laben Wood were heard Tuesday before Judge Burgess, sitting for Judge Ilsley. After hearing the motions and reviewing the testimony Judge Burgess decided from the inconclusiveness of t...