On October 13, 1921, The Daily Boomerang in Laramie reported that a brave and quick-thinking woman in a University of Wyoming dormitory saved the day.
C.W. Allison broke into Ivinson hall and first threatened matron Laura J. Wurts with a gun and then hit her over the head with it. Stunned but still conscious, she kicked the intruder twice in the stomach. When he fled, she followed him screaming to attract attention, and he was caught.