July 24, 2013

100 years ago: “W.A. Perry returned to his New Mexico ranch. He says the peaches in his section are ripening and they are of good growth, flavor and color – thinks the price will start out around...

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Ar 130729847

July 23, 2013

100 years ago: A classified advertisement read: “Wanted – Cook, male, 15 to 25 men – Must be good on meats and baking – a cook, not a barnstormer.” 75 years ago: An advertisement read: “Expert...

July 22, 2013

100 years ago: “Ray and Hanford Miller, partners of the renowned mercantile firm of Miller, Miller of Kline, were in the city, transacting business. Those boys are hustlers.” 75 years ago:...

July 21, 2013

100 years ago: “Attorney Moody, who learned to fish on the prairie in the Dakotas, was at Electra Lake – a bite came swift and fast, pole, line and reel disappeared in direction of bottom of lake....

July 20, 2013

100 years ago: An advertisement read: “Before you buy a motorcycle see the 1913 Excelsior, on display at Durango Motor Car Co.’s garage. ‘Complete control in the grips.’ Prices F.O.B. factory –...

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:...