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,...

July 7, 2013

100 years ago: “In order to meet the rapidly increasing demand for ‘rooms with bath’ the Strater Hotel company has a force of carpenters engaged in remodeling rooms to meet the requirements....

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Ar 130709681

July 6, 2013

100 years ago: “Navajo Pete is up from the reservation telling his friends all about weather conditions in this section since the 19th Century was young. His knowledge of the subject ante-dates...

July 5, 2013

100 years ago: “Mrs. Newt Barton and Miss Pearl Roberts, who left Durango early Tuesday morning to walk to Mancos arrived at their destination Wednesday afternoon at 2:30. They spent the night at...

July 4, 2013

100 years ago: “The public library has been thoroughly renovated with new curtains placed at the windows and other things added, which greatly enhance the beauty of the interior of the building.”...