July 19, 2013

100 years ago: “Yesterdays rain came in from the southwest without much in way of preliminary – several mamas and babes were caught out, but there was an abundance of shelter, and many who live off...

July 18, 2013

100 years ago: “Work is progressing rapidly on the State Highway by the crew of men under Road Supervisor Dowell. About 30 men are employed, and they are busy repairing the old Otto Mears’ Toll...

July 17, 2013

100 years ago: “Constable Jack Couch came back home and he was such a fine-looking sight, what with his whiskers and the wood ticks that stuck to him and the chips of greasewood on his clothes,...

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Ar 130719687

July 16, 2013

100 years ago: “J.W. Jarvis received a consignment of Studebaker automobiles, six in number, on yesterday’s freight. The lot consisted of one six-cylinder machine, four 25-h.p. machines and one...

July 15, 2013

100 years ago: “Jack Walsh, acting supervisor of bridges while ‘Erbert Taylor is ‘ome, was an arrival last night. We understand Jack is now wearing a plug hat. This is also handy to catch rivets in...

July 14, 2013

100 years ago: “The original and only ‘Fatty’ Crawford was in from Hay Gulch yesterday, spreading rays of happiness wherever he went.” 75 years ago: “Members of the N.O.W. are sponsoring a Beano...

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Ar 130719803

July 13, 2013

100 years ago: “The San Juan Creamery closed its record week last night with the manufacture of 800 pounds of butter and 100 gallons of ice cream for the week.” 75 years ago: An advertisement read:...

July 12, 2013

100 years ago: An advertisement read: “Did you know that the new city coal is now selling at $3 a ton by the wagon load? It is or you can get a single ton for $3.25. San Juan coal same price. –...

July 11, 2013

100 years ago: “Mr. and Mrs. R.B. Whittaker, Mr. and Mrs. Milton Whittaker and children are at Electra Lake enjoying the bungalow and fish – a cool and pleasant outing away from dust and business...

July 10, 2013

100 years ago: “Dr. Burlington is in from Ignacio on a business trip. Doc is kept busy in the new burg on the Pine, and his stay will necessarily be brief. He will, however, be heard from later as...

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Ar 130719998

July 9, 2013

100 years ago: “Sheriff Fassbinder was called to the Ignacio section in his official capacity. Justice of the Peace Cameron and Constable Barnes are making a special effort to convince law breakers...

July 8, 2013

100 years ago: A classified wanted advertisement read: “Family driving horse and light buggy and saddle; must be a bargain. Apply at this office.” 75 years ago: “Despite the handicaps of a late,...