Peek at the Past


August 31, 2023


75 Years Ago, September 2, 1948: The mobile X-ray unit of the Wyoming Department of Public Health will be in Sundance on Wednesday and Thursday. Mr. Scorsone, who works with the X-ray unit, said that the primary objective was the detecting of tuberculosis but that examination of the X-Rays were made also for other chest ailments such as heart trouble.

100 Years Ago

September 6, 1923

A friend of the Times writes the following account of an occurrence in the western hay fields: "While working the hay four miles west of Carlile, Hazel McDaniel and Wain Meglemre found one of the largest tarantulas ever seen in this section. The spider was quiet until they drew up to examine it, then it jumped and both had a narrow escape from being bitten. It was killed and is now in the possession of Wain Meglemre." The tarantula is a poisonous spider from the tropics, and if one is found in this latitude tit is undoubtedly imported with fruit.

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