Oct. 10, 2013

100 years Ago: “The Graden Mercantile Co. of Durango had decided to put in a pork packing plant of sufficient capacity to care for all the hogs that will be raised in this section for several years...

Oct. 9, 2013

100 years Ago: “Bodnar & Co. have finished their contract with the city of laying the concrete crosswalks. The work done has made a vast improvement in the appearance of the city’s streets and has...

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Oct. 8, 2013

100 years Ago: A classified advertisement read: “Wanted Position – Competent housekeeper, or will accept waitress or chambermaid position. Apply 694 Fifth Ave.” 75 years ago: “In one of the best...

Oct. 7, 2013

100 years ago: “Mrs. Julia Bird was a passenger bound for the Bonnie Girl Mill in the La Platas, where she will confer with Dave Bayles about the operations of her pack trains.” 75 years ago: “Mrs....

Oct. 5, 2013

100 years ago: “A box car containing perishable provisions was attached to the Silverton passenger train and taken up. This was to insure a contained supply of the ‘eats’ to the boys in the hills.”...

Oct. 4, 2013

100 years ago: “The Ladies’ Aid Society of the First Presbyterian Church gave a supper to raise funds for the renovation of the manse. The Rev. Daly of Mancos expects to take up his permanent...

Oct. 3, 2013

100 years ago: “Quite a bunch of Shiprock fair visitors, who went down in their automobiles, got no further than Farmington and after waiting for a day for the weather to clear up, came back, on...

Oct. 2, 2013

100 years ago: “John B. Gray was in the city and John B. would be a good man for Graden Co. to get on their string, as he knows a hog better than the hogs’ ancestors.” 75 years ago: “Fire resulting...

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Oct. 1, 2013

100 years ago: An advertisement read: “Why throw your old furs away? We still remodel or repair them and make them look like new. Costs very little. If you have skins, we make them into any style...

Sept. 30, 2013

100 years ago: “And one less – this from Pagosa Springs Era: A male gray wolf 27 inches tall and measuring 5 feet 5 inches from tip to tip was killed on the West and Hott ranch by Bill South, who...

Sept. 28, 2013

100 years ago: “Messrs. Graden, Sloan and Whittaker are home from the Chattanooga reunion and visit to the battlefields upon which they struggled for supremacy during the Civil War. Graden says he...

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Sept. 28, 2013

100 years ago: “The Presbyterian ladies will give a supper at the manse. The proceeds to be used for renovating the manse for the occupancy of the new pastor. Remember the date and place, and bring...