100 years ago: An advertisement read: A $50 reward will be paid for the arrest and conviction of any person shooting wires, insulators or otherwise damaging property of this company The Florida Mesa Telephone Co.
75 years ago: Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Turner returned from a delightful sojourn into the Southern states. Highlights of their trip included the trip by boat from Los Angeles, through the Panama Canal to Havana, Cuba; flying from Cuba to Miami, and then to Jacksonville, Fla., furnished another thrill: the pleasure of driving a beautiful new car home.
50 years ago: Ouray Searchers who found the body of the Rev. Marvin Hudson continued today digging into a snowslide where he died with two daughters March 3. The girls, Amelia, 17, and Pauline, 11, were in the familys stopped automobile while their father was attaching tire chains when the avalanche swept them off U.S. 550 into a 75-foot deep canyon.
Most items in this column are taken from Herald archives, Center of Southwest Studies and Animas Museum. Their accuracy may not have been verified.