Continuing the Crook County News Since 1884

Peek at the Past

1 Years Ago

June 15, 1922

In referring to the petitions for naturalization last week one of the mysteries of the Bear Lodge was brought to wind. The petition of Thomas Whitelaw has been on docket for many years, and at this session the case was dismissed. At the time of his petition, Whitelaw had proved up on a homestead and his deed was held pending the receipt of citizenship. Whitelaw was prospecting in the Bear Lodge, and had a cabin somewhere in the mountains. The last known of him was when he left Sundance one cold winter day to return to his cabin against advice of his friends here. Th...