100 years ago: Upon the convening of court, the examination of jurors begun for the Cox, Graves and Carmen trial, it looked for a time as though another special venue might be required before the box was filled, but shortly before noon both sides accepted the jury as then empaneled, and the clerk was instructed to swear in the 12 men to bring a verdict according to the law and the evidence. Cox, Graves and Carmen were accused of killing Sam Truby.
75 years ago: D.A. James M. Noland filed information in the district court, charging a high school boy taxi driver with manslaughter in connection with the death of John C. Booker proprietor of a Durango junk yard. Bond was fixed at $1,500 and has been supplied. Booker was struck by the taxi at the intersection of Ninth Street and Second Avenue.
50 years ago: The search was resumed for the bodies of Amelia and Pauline Hudson, buried March 3 when the East Riverside slide ran on Red Mountain Pass. The body of their father, the Rev. Marvin Hudson, buried at the same time, was recovered.
25 years ago: United Bank of Ignacio President Phyllis I. Young has announced that she will retire. The move will end Youngs 24-year career with the bank and its predecessor, the Bank of Ignacio.
Most items in this column are taken from Herald archives, Center of Southwest Studies and Animas Museum. Their accuracy may not have been verified.