March 18, 2013

100 years ago: “C. C. Graham the juror who fainted on the witness stand was able to return to his duties so the Cox, Graves and Carmen trail has been in progress again since 9:30 a.m. The district...

March 13, 2013

100 years ago: “Look out for the man who wants to sell you something by mail ‘on approval.’ That sounds well and helps to sell the goods, but he is often banking on the fact that, once having...

March 11, 2013

100 years ago: “The petition of Ensign Clements of the Salvation Army was presented to the Durango City Council, praying the city to reimburse him the sum of $2, the cost of cleaning and repairing...

March 10, 2013

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...

March 9, 2013

100 years ago: “Ed Tiffany went out on the Eastern on a business trip. He’s engaged in surveying of the Ignacio town site.”75 years ago: “R. W. (Dick) Turner, Lloyd Locke and Graden Weinland...

March 8, 2013

100 years ago: “Elder Meek of Kline has returned from a three month’s trapping expedition in New Mexico, having caught 14 bobcats, 39 coyotes besides lesser game. He modestly admits having cleared...

March 7, 2013

100 years ago: “The St. Mark’s Guild have decided to combine their weekly home-cooking sale and Easter bazaar and hold both in the vacant store room south of the Snyder Grocery Store. In addition...

March 6, 2013

100 years ago: An advertisement read: “For the ladies. Mrs. B.W. Solomon wishes to announce that she is now prepared to take orders for the spirella corsets. Either call at 658 1-2 Main or phone...

March 5, 2013

100 years ago: “Sheriff Arthur Fassbinder and DA Geo. W. Lane made a personal call on all the saloon keepers and places where it is alleged gambling has been conducted, notifying all that here...

March 4, 2013

100 years ago: “Frank Underhill, who resides in block 55, entered a complaint that an adjoining property owner, George Barnett, had been so slow in arranging for sewer connections for his property...

March 3, 2013

100 years ago: “It is rumored that Woodrow Wilson will not give an inaugural ball at the White House March 4, so we will stay at home and give one of our own at Red Men Hall on that date. Tickets...

March 2, 2013

100 years ago: “Miss Elizabeth Hawkey, a very attractive little lady, arrived from the East last night to take charge of the millinery department at Stein’s.”75 years ago: “U.S. Highway 550,...