Peek at the Past
May 25, 2023
100 Years Ago
May 31, 1923
Chris Foley has moved his family to Sundance and is occupying the Fred Hawken brick cottage on West Street. Mr. Foley is a stone mason and will put in the summer on the high school construction.
Edwin Haines met with a serious accident yesterday at Damon Cole's ranch when a fractious horse landed with both hind feet while Edwin was attempting to catch the animal in a corral. Dr. Clarenbach was called and found the boy suffering with two broken ribs, which will give him an enforced layoff for some time.
A liberally signed petition was presented to District Engineer Diefenderfer this week asking that the C.B. Hiway connection be brought into Moorcroft from the north to the intersection of Big Horn avenue and Converse street, thence west to the city limits. It is expected the state highway grader will be brought in as soon as the roads permit, and the work will be done in short order.
75 Years Ago
May 27, 1948
The new addition to the Beagle hospital in Sundance is now complete and Mr. and Mrs. Beagle invite the public's inspection. Children 12 years of age and under are not allowed as visitors.
One of the principal features of the Old Settlers Picnic at the Devils Tower June 20th will be a "massed band" performance with instruments being played by band members from Sundance, Upton and Newcastle comprising a 90-piece band under the direction of R.M. Bernd.
Jean Vines and Mary Peterson of Sundance will attend Wyoming's Sixth Girls' State, an organization sponsored by the American Legion Auxiliary to be held on the campus of the University of Wyoming.