100 years ago: The registrar of the normal institute at Fort Lewis shows an enrollment of 54 for the first day. It is anticipated that the enrollment will show a large increase before the end of the week.
75 years Ago: H. E. (Pop) Gollagher of Mancos has leased the Gem Theatre from Mrs. J. O. Taylor for 10 years. He will completely remodel the 500-seat house to operate a motion picture show and vaudeville show entertainment.
50 years ago: The Bent Elbow in Silverton was sold to Mr. and Mrs. R. M. Andreatta of Silverton by Frank and Charlotte Bostock of Durango.
25 years ago: Cortez The Hopi Indians will hold three ceremonies at Mesa Verde National Park to remember their ancestors who lived in cliff houses.
Most items in this column are taken from Herald archives, Center of Southwest Studies and Animas Museum. Their accuracy may not have been verified.